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 SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (NG). Unused o.g. example. Cat. £650.
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SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£295.00
1871 Azemar Experimental Cancellation. 1d. pink entire to Kilwinning, with a superb strike of this scarce cancel.
Cancel missed the pink 1d. - London Office duplex no.15 cancelling instead. Dated 20.SP.71. ..
£550.00
1879 Tender Essay engraved by Ridgeway in die proof format in the mauve of the Ceylon type head, with oval shaded background.
After the Humphries head, on wove paper. Tender.  ..
£495.00
1879 Tender. 1d. Black block of four. Marginal block on glazed card. Attractive. Perkins Bacon.
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£95.00
1880 ½d. Newspaper Wrapper – Die Proof. Taken from De La Rue Striking Book printed in black on glazed card with vertical shading to ribbons (LW2)…
endorsed “Die 153” and on the page “For Striking Steel ½ on N W. printing plate 268 from Die 153”..
£250.00
1887 1d. Pink "John Warner & Sons, London" Advertising envelope in brown.
Showing the different pumps the company manufactured. Not seen in this colour before! Superb stat..
£1,200.00
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. D..
£120.00
1940 centenary of the First Adhesive postage Stamps. Plate Proof. Produced for the large format souvenir labels issued for the 27th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain at Bournemouth.
Printed in “tete-beche” format printed on gummed paper in Grey-black. Delightful.  ..
£195.00
c. 1911/ 12 KGV Colour Essays of HM in the uniform of the Admiral of the Fleet.
On thick, unwatermarked proof paper, imperforate. Attractive and most unusual. Dummy Stamps. ..
£275.00
C.1920 Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Lithographic colour sample Tricolour Blue (Cyan).
Printed on unwatermarked paper showing a vignette of Windsor Castle. Scarce unnumbered sample.&nb..
£95.00
C.1920 Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Lithographic colour sample Tricolour Magenta.
 “This colour does not have the chemical resistance of the numbered range.” Printed on unwat..
£95.00
C.1920 Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Lithographic colour sample “A” Yellow. Printed on unwatermarked paper showing a vignette of Windsor Castle. Stunning bright shade!
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£55.00
Pictorial Envelope. c.1860 Rose. Souvenir envelope and enclosure which opens out into the shape of a Rose with illustrations of European places of worship and interest to the tourist (both sides).
Produced by Adler, Printer and publisher Hamburg. A stunning item in fabulous condition and parti..
£595.00
SG102 1872 3d. Deep Rose Pl.8 (MI). Superb used left hand wing marginal cancelled by a light YARMOUTH c.d.s. for AU. 23. 72.
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SG Number: SG102
Plate No.: 8
£60.00
SG103, SG123 1873 6d. Pale-buff, LK-LL pl. 12, plus 3d. Rose pl. 9, LJ, on neat envelope Liverpool to Chinkiang, China.
Dated 2.MY.73 at the rate of 1/3d. for 1/2oz. Sent via Brindisi to Alexandria and via Suez onward..
SG Number: SG123
£1,500.00
SG109 - 1869 6d. Mauve (SL). Wmk Spray.Advertising envelope for the “FLORENCE SEWING MACHINE COMPANY”.
Sent from LONDON to SAN FRANCISCO” cancelled by the “105” Inland Office duplex for JU. 16. 69. wi..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£250.00
SG109 1869 6d. Mauve Pl.8 (HK). Without Hyphen. Wmk. Spray. Stampless envelope sent from NASHVILLE, USA to LIVERPOOL ...
cancelled by blue AP. 17. Dispatch c.d.s. On arrival in Liverpool re-directed to DRESDEN, Germany..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£395.00
SG109 1870 6d. Mauve Pl.9 (EK). Without Hyphen. Superb used cancelled by part c.d.s. for MY. 31. 72. Most attractive.
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SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£60.00
SG109 1870 6d. Mauve, plate 9, GE. Fresh, lightly hinged example.
Lovely colour! ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£450.00
SG110 1867 9d. Straw Pl.4 (BI). Wmk. Spray. Superb used left hand wing marginal cancelled by a lovely neat COBHAM/SURREY c.d.s. for DE. 19. 72.
 Cat. £560+ with premium. ..
SG Number: SG110
Plate No.: 4
£325.00
SG112 1867 10d. Red-brown Pl.1 (IF). Superb used cancelled by part numeral leaving a full clear profile… very pretty stamp. Cat. £400.
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SG Number: SG112
Plate No.: 1
£200.00
SG112 1867 10d. Red-brown Pl.1 (KJ). Unused (without gum) example… short perf bottom right. Cat. £3600.
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SG Number: SG112
Plate No.: 1
£295.00
SG112 1867 10d. Red-brown, ND, on neat cover, Dorchester to Tasmania, dated DE.24.67.
Arrival handstamp on reverse. Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG112
£450.00
SG113 1867 10d. Pale Red-brown Pl.1 (RK). Delightful used example cancelled by part numeral leaving a clear profile. Cat. £400.
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SG Number: SG113
Plate No.: 1
£150.00
SG115 1871 1s. Deep Green Pl.5 (BF). Superb used cancelled by a crisp BATH c.d.s. for DE. 14. 71. Lovely fresh colour.
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SG Number: SG115
Plate No.: 5
£45.00
SG117 1871 1s. Green Pl.5 (DB). Superb used cancelled by a crisp HARTLEPOOL c.d.s. for OC. 28. 71.
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SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 5
£35.00
SG118 1874 2/- Dull blue on wrapper, London to Venezuela via Southampton.
Neat London duplex for AU.1.74. A nice and neat franking. Cat £825.  ..
SG Number: SG118
£475.00
SG119 1867 2s. Deep Blue Pl.1 (SK). Superb used cancelled by WESTMINSTER PALACE HOTEL c.d.s. for MY. 10. 72.
Very scarce and unusual cancellation. Cat. £240+. ..
SG Number: SG119
Plate No.: 1
£175.00
SG122 1872 6d. Deep Chestnut Pl.11 (TC). Superb used cancelled by part c.d.s. for SP. 12. 72. Cat. £125+.
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SG Number: SG122
Plate No.: 11
£85.00
SG123 1872 6d. Pale Buff Pl.11 (CI). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by two part strikes of the THAMES-DITTON c.d.s. Lovely pale shade. Cat. £125+.
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SG Number: SG123
Plate No.: 11
£65.00
SG125 1873 6d. Grey Pl.12 (QG). Superb BRISTOL c.d.s. for November 1873. Cat. £300+.
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SG Number: SG125
Plate No.: 12
£200.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (JG). London Number “8” in Maltese Cross.
Fabulous used with excellent margins and a cracking strike of the London MC. Spec ES10vu… Cat. £1..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£800.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (MG - ML). Strip of six making the 1s. rate per ½oz. Sent from EDINBURGH to NEW YORK by the steamship “Britannia” cancelled by the “131” numeral with NOV. 2. 1844. dispatch c.d.s. on reverse along with Liverpool transit mark.
Manuscript 20 ¾ cents Postage Due, 2c ship letter fee plus 18 ¾ cents inland transit, Boston to N..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£675.00
SG14 1849 2d. Blue Pl.3 (KG). Scottish Maltese Cross.
Superb used with good to huge margins and a cracking example of the Scottish MC with the small ce..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£250.00
SG141 1876 2½d. Rosy mauve, plate 13, NK (Orb watermark). Very fine unused, original gum example of this rare plate.
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SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 3
£800.00
SG141 1877 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 9 x5 = 1/ 1/2d. which is 5x letter rate, via London!
Printed envelope, "United States Consulate / at Beirut, Syria". Sent via the BPO to Nebraska, USA..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 9
£1,350.00
SG141 1879 2½d. Rosy mauve, plate 16, PK, on hand drawn envelope, Wokingham to Belgium.
Dated NO.3.1879. Depicts a man smoking a pipe. Nice overseas usage.  ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 16
£250.00
SG141Wi 1877 2½d. Rosy Mauve Pl.8 (EB). Watermark Orb Inverted. Superb used cancelled by part c.d.s. Very scarce so fine. Cat. £200.
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SG Number: SG141Wi
Plate No.: 8
£150.00
SG142 1880 2½d. Blue Pl.19 (HF). Wmk. Orb. Pretty pen & ink illustrated envelope depicting a gentleman in dinner dress with what appears to be a giant button hole.
Sent from OXFORD to BELGIUM cancelled by the “603” duplex for JU. 6. 80. Unusual to surface print..
SG Number: SG142
£225.00
SG142 1880 2½d. Blue Pl.19 (IE). Unused o.g. with some additional gum from a plastic mount… fine fresh appearance. Cat. £575.
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SG Number: SG142
Plate No.: 19
£175.00
SG143 1873 3d. “Deep” Rose Pl.11 (AG). Delightful used example cancelled by part duplex leaving a clear profile.
Wonderful deep colour.  ..
SG Number: 143
Plate No.: 11
£75.00
SG143 1874 3d. Rose Pl.14 (TE). Unused with small part o.g. good colour… Cat. £575.
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SG Number: SG143
Plate No.: 14
£75.00
SG144 1874 3d. Pale Rose Pl.14 (JF). Superb used cancelled by a crisp LONDON c.d.s. for AU. 10. 74.
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SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 14
£100.00
SG144 1879 3d. Pale Rose Pl.20 (OA). Very fine unused large part o.g. example. Scarce plate. Cat. £850.
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SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 20
£495.00
SG146 1880 6d. Deep Grey Pl.17 (CB). Superb used cancelled by a lovely neat PORTREE c.d.s. for DE. 23. 80.
Scarce plate especially so fine.  ..
SG Number: SG146
Plate No.: 17
£180.00
SG147 1874 6d. Grey. Pl.14. (GD). Very scarce usage. Cancelled soley by red 'PD' in oval.
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SG Number: SG147
Plate No.: 14
£275.00
SG14f 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (BH). London Number “3” in Maltese Cross. Exceptionally fine used with good clear margins. Cat. £700.
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SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£375.00
SG14f 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (CJ). London Number “2” in Maltese Cross. Exceptionally fine. Cat. £700.
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SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£375.00
SG14f 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (DA). London number “12” in Maltese Cross.
Superb example with good to wide margins and delightful strike of the famous numbered series. Spe..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£375.00
SG150 1876 1s. Green Pl.13 (CL). Brilliant used cancelled by a cracking LEAMINGTON c.d.s. for DE. 2. 78. A beauty!
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SG Number: SG150
Plate No.: 13
£195.00
SG151 1880 1s. Orange-brown Pl.13 (CH). Used right hand wing marginal with a superb small part TOWN c.d.s. leaving majority of the design clear...
Perfs close at right, nevertheless a stamp with wonderful appearance. Cat. £1150.00 with premium!..
SG Number: SG15
Plate No.: 13
£295.00
SG152 1876 4d. Vermilion Pl.15 (TG). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by STALYBRIDGE c.d.s. of the duplex for DE. 9. 76. Scarce stamp. Cat. £525.
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SG Number: SG152
Plate No.: 15
£250.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage-green Pl.16 (II). Unused o.g. example with fresh colour. Cat. £1400.
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SG Number: 153
Plate No.: 16
£600.00
SG157 1881 2½d. Blue Pl.23 (TF). Superb used cancelled by part c.d.s. for 1883. Wonderful fresh colour.
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SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 23
£45.00
SG157 1883 2 1/2d. Blue on printed Americal Exchange in Europe. Unusual with an entire letter from a son to his mother. A fine transatlantic item.
Squared circle cancel dated AU.20.83. ..
SG Number: SG157
£275.00
SG158 1881 3d. Rose Pl.21 (HC). Superb used cancelled by part LIVERPOOL squared-circle.
Very pretty stamp with excellent fresh colour.  ..
SG Number: SG158
Plate No.: 21
£95.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (EA). Superb used cancelled by a crisp LONDON c.d.s. for JA. 31. 84. Lovely stamp.
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SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£125.00
SG159 1884 3d/ 3d. Plus 2 1/2d. Blue plate 23, making a rate of 5 1/2d. 5d. postage to India plus 1/2d. LATE FEE for transmission on the Liverpool and London TPO.
Routed via Brindisi and the P+O contract to the Far East. Arrived 19th.Feb.84. ..
SG Number: SG159
£400.00
SG160 1882 4d. Grey-brown Pl.18 (BE). Superb used cancelled by a delightful DERBY c.d.s. for JY. 5. 83.
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SG Number: SG160
Plate No.: 18
£75.00
SG162 1883 6d. on 6d. Lilac Pl.18 (AB). Superb used cancelled by a crisp LONDON c.d.s. for JU. 4. 83.
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SG Number: SG162
Plate No.: 18
£110.00
SG162 1883 6d. on 6d. Lilac Pl.18 (IA). Fine used cancelled by a mauve fancy “cork handstamp”. Most unusual.
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SG Number: SG162
Plate No.: 18
£125.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown Pl.13 (RB). LONDON hooded “VR” Handstamp. A neat strike of the Royal Household cancellation.
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SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 13
£75.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown Pl.14 (JL). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a brilliant strike of the LONDON hooded “VR” c.d.s. for 24. AP. 84.
This cancellation was applied to Royal Household mail. Very scarce in such super quality.  ..
SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 14
£175.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown Pl.14 (NE). Brilliant used cancelled by a virtually complete DUNFERMLINE c.d.s. for JU. 18. 83. Fabulous quality.
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SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 14
£225.00
SG164/69 1880-81 ½d. – 5d. “Provisional” Issue. Superb used set of seven including both shades of the ½d. and 2d. Cat. £530+.
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SG Number: SG164
£250.00
SG17 & 20 1854 1d. Red-brown. Die I. SC. P.16 and 1854 2d. Pale Blue plate 4, IH-IL. SC. P.16.
Wrapper sent from London to Boulogne, cancelled by the double 47 handstamp - the 1d. perhaps payi..
SG Number: SG20
Plate No.: 4
£475.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown Pl.183 (JI - JL). Used horizontal strip of four with a dramatic misplacement of perforations “ONE PENNY” appearing at the top instead of the base.
Trace of a horizontal crease, nevertheless a most collectable strip. ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 183
£95.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown Pl.198 (EA). Perf 7 at Left. Tied to piece by a fine strike of the LEEDS “447” Sideways duplex for 15. FE. 1855.
Known on the “A” row of a number of plates 193 – 198 and 200 – 204… few known on piece. RPS Cert ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 198
£475.00
SG17/ 42 1856 1d. Red-brown, KF, on neat uncreased envelope to Glasgow.
Superbly tied by the Mary Hill cds for FE.11.1856. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG17
£295.00
SG170 & SG167 1881 1d. Lilac + 1½d. Venetian red on attractive front, from London to Long Island, New York, USA.
Dated OC.28.81. Unusual Chinese themed illustrations.  ..
SG Number: SG167
£225.00
SG172 & 200 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II and 1887 2d. Grey-green and Carmine "Jubilee".
Stars and Stripes "Glory to the Union" Registered P.C. sent "Round the World"... sent from MANCHE..
SG Number: SG172
£495.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Delightful printed envelope depicting a horse and cart approaching the “THE QUEEN’S HEAD” Public House within an idyllic rural setting.
Sent from SOUTHAMPTON to SALISBURY cancelled by a neat squared-circle for JA. 20. 84.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£250.00
SG172 1890 Concessionary Mail. Cover from Cape Verde Islands to London.
Paid 1d. Lilac, which normally paid the correct rate by Admiralty ship. This travelled via privat..
SG Number: SG172
£750.00
SG172 1891 1d. Lilac on superb cover front, Blackburn to Deal. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG172
£250.00
SG172 1897 1d. Lilac (perfined) from SPIERS and POND LTD. Cancelled with the rare, Bickerdike Machine cancel.
Dated Oct.12.97. A rare cancel. Superb.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1899 1d. Lilac strip on RED advertising envelope, Portrush to Ontario, Canada.
Dated June 23rd. Quite stunning.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£250.00
SG172, 207a & 211 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II, 1888 5d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Die II and 1887 1s. Dull Green “Jubilee”. LONDON hooded “VR” Handstamp.
Strip of three 1d. and single examples of the “Jubilees” all tied to piece by excellent strikes o..
SG Number: SG172
£225.00
SG172a 1881 1d. Bluish Lilac. Die II. Superb used cancelled by a lovely neat BALA c.d.s. for FE. 14. 82. St Valentine’s day!
 Scarce shade and scarce Welsh use.   ..
SG Number: SG172a
£140.00
SG172f 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. NO WATERMARK. Rare marginal example dated 14. 3. 83. Fine unused original gum…
only the second example seen by us! BPA Cert. Cat. £8000.  ..
SG Number: SG172f
£3,950.00
SG173 1881 1d. Deep Purple. Die II. Unused o.g. example with a diagonal offset on reverse.
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SG Number: SG173
£110.00
SG175 1883 2s. 6d. Lilac. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card with void corner letters dated “11 APR 83” and endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING”.
 Superb. Cat. £2800.  ..
SG Number: SG175
£875.00
SG178 1884 2s. 6d. Lilac (PD - GE). White Paper. Good used block of four cancelled by OXFORD ST c.d.s’s for AU. 26. 96. Cat. £1100.
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SG Number: SG178
£200.00
SG181 1884 5s. Crimson (CF). White Paper. “SPECIMEN” Type 11. Very fine unused o.g. example with fresh colour. Spec. K12t – Cat. £450.
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SG Number: SG181
£295.00
SG183 1884 10s. Ultramarine (JF). White Paper. “SPECIMEN” Type 9. Part o.g. example… fresh colour. Spec. K14s – Cat. £425.
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SG Number: 183
£125.00
SG187/196 1883-4 1/2 d. – 1s. Lilac & Green. Set of 10. Superb used examples all with c.d.s. handstamps. Cat. £1700+.
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SG Number: 187
£1,200.00
SG188 1884 1½d. Lilac (BG - CI). Superb unmounted o.g. block of six with fabulous fresh deep colour. Brilliant quality.
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SG Number: SG188
£750.00
SG189 1884 2d. Lilac (CL). Superb unmounted o.g. Cat. £230.
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SG Number: SG189
£195.00
SG19 1854 2d. Blue Pl.4 (BI). Used example with a dramatic misplacement of perforations...
resulting in the lower portion of the stamp being removed, the check letters (AI) and “TWO PENCE”..
SG Number: SG19
Plate No.: 4
£175.00
SG19 1854 2d. Blue Pl.4 (HA - HD). Very fine strip of four with a stunning upward shift of perforations. Cancelled by neat EXETER “285” numerals.
The strip also illustrates the irregular alignment of stamps. Lovely variety.  ..
SG Number: SG19
Plate No.: 4
£375.00
SG19 1854 2d. Deep Blue Pl.4 (DK). Green Dublin “186” Handstamp. Exceptionally fine strike making a startling combination. Spec. F1(1). RPS Cert.
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SG Number: SG19
Plate No.: 4
£250.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (KI). Superb used with good clear margins and excellent, crisp small part red MC cancel leaving a full clear profile.
Classic appearance.  ..
SG Number: 2
Plate No.: 1b
£450.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.2 (CF). Very fine four margined example on mourning entire sent from LONDON to SURREY...
cancelled by a neat red MC… reverse with Paddington c.d.s. for JU. 2. 40. along with two red fram..
SG Number: SG2
£275.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.3 (FB). Superb used with excellent margins and wonderful orange-red MC cancellation.
Outstanding quality.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 3
£550.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.4 (CE). Superb used with good clear margins and wonderful deep red MC cancellation.
Outstanding quality.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£395.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.6 (LC). Exceptionally used example with good to huge margins and lovely neat red MC leaving a full clear profile.
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SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£425.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.8 (CA). Superb used with wide even margins and crisp black MC. Excellent quality.
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SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£450.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 6, PJ... Very fine four margin example, neat red mc of Plympton sent to Modbury.
Dated JA.20.1841. Side flaps away. Super cover.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£295.00
SG200 1896 Advertising envelope for the Humber Works at Coventry, to Belgium.
Thomas Humber (1841 - 1910) was the early bicycle inventor and manufacturer. He paitented the saf..
SG Number: SG200
£250.00
SG201 1887 2½d. Purple on Blue “Jubilee”. LONDON hooded “VR” Handstamp. Superb full upright strike of the Royal Household cancellation for 12. NO. 91.
Scarce so fine.  ..
SG Number: SG201
£75.00
SG201 1893 2½d. Jubilee on "SPONZA" hand drawn cover, London to France.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG201
£295.00