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A List of Books on the Postal History, Postmarks and Adhesive Postage and Revenue Stamps of Great Britain. Second Edition. Compiled by Arnold M. Strange


“Paquebot” and “Ship Letter” Cancellations of the World 1894-1951 by M. A. Studd.


“SG2” 1847 Whiting Essays from Art Journal page. Complete and in above-average condition. Attractive.


“SG62” c. 1860 Weymouth and Portland Rose “fan” with views on both sides of various landmarks of Dorset.


“SG62” 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).


1840 1d. Mulready A19, Blue Advert for English & Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance.


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.


1840 1d. Mulready envelope A145. Bakewell to Rye, cancelled with a pinkish-red maltese cross and matching despatch cds.


1840 1d. Mulready envelope, A150, First Day of Use. Birmingham to Kent via London, with both dispatch and transit cds’s dated MY.6.1840.


1840 2d. Mulready envelope, a202, London to Bath, underpaid with circular “More to Pay” and m/s “4” (double the defficiency of 2d).


1840 Mulready. Stereo A24, Forme 2. Lettersheet. A pretty cover, neatly cancelled by a Bristol vermilion maltese cross and a matching cds for JU.12.1840 to Nuneaton, Coventry.


1841 1d. Mulready envelope, A165, Driffield to Bridlington. Neat black maltese cross with despatch and arrival cds’s on the front.


1842 1d. Pink envelope. Neat Edinburgh mc, used locally. Clean and fresh.


1843 1d. Mulready Advert wrapper (Atlas Insurance Co.), neatly folded and sent to Colchester. Superb no. 9 in maltese cross.


1843 1d. Pink stationery envelope, small size, sent from Dublin to Wexford and cancelled with the distinctive Dublin maltese cross, which has a constant break in the outer cross.


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.


1844 1d. Pink front and top flap only, with a perfect black maltese cross and lovely Aspatria udc in blue – Allerdale. Stunning!


1846. Late use Mulready 1d. (A21), Southwold to Yarmouth; neat “838” numeral with Southwold Penny Post alongside and crisp receiving cds dated MY.20.1846.


1854 1d. Red-brown pl.173 (KB) and 1d. Orangey-brown pl. 191 (RK) on cover to Southampton to Sailsbury.


1854 Entire to Cheltenham, sent unpaid and cancelled with the Reading “Biscuit” spoon (sideways duplex).


1855 LOCAL GLASGOW Valentine. Boxed Scots local on pair of 1d’s. Very attractive and rare.


1857 Large Garter Watermark Paper. Right hand marginal piece with nine complete impressions and three partials…


1858 Stoke on Trent Spoon on unpaid cover to NY, dated MY.18.58. Superb “Br. Packet Boston” and postage due to the US of 19 cents.


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.


1859 Inbound entire from Calcutta to London and then re-directed on arrival.


1864 Admiralty cover, prepaid “Official Paid” red cds for 10.11.64 and superb DIRECTOR of TRANSPORT SERVICES cachet in blue.


1870 ½d. Post Card. Sloper – Orb and Cross Machine Punched Cancellation.


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.


1877 1/2d. Post card. Used locally in London and cancelled by a superb crisp red thimble cds.


1878 1d. Pink envelope, uprated with 2d. blue, plate 15 and sent Registered from Lymington to London.


1879 Tender, Mc Corquodate+Co, Stationary card on white card, marked “1” in m/s on the reverse and o’ptd “SPECIMEN” in red. Scarce.


1879 Tender, Mc Corquodate+Co, Stationary on card, marked “2” in m/s on the reverse and o’ptd “SPECIMEN” in red. Scarce.


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.


1880’s. Unapproproiated Die Proof of Queen Victoria’s head in sunken mount with diadem but no chignon ribbon. Fresh and fine.


1884 1/- Deep Brown, a complete sheet of the NTC Ltd. Unmounted. Attractive and unusual.


1884 1/- NTC Ltd. A complete sheetlet of 12. Unmounted original gum. Attractive and unusual.


1884 3d. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card lettered HB and inscribed “DE LA RUE LONDON”.


1886 2½d Lake with blue advertising ring – Browne and Rosenheim, addressed to Montauban, France.


1887 “Jubilee” Issue. ½d, 1½d, 2½d, 4½d. and 5d. Lovely fresh blocks of four superbly cancelled contrary to regulations by single CORK c.d.s’s for 23. JA. 22.


1891 De La Rue Dummy stamp head die proof, dated 13.Mar.91 and endorsed “Before Hardening”.


1891 PO Notice re Postal Orders and Savings Bank at Brighton, Cannon Place.


1891 ½d. Wrapper, sent underpaid, Tullypowrie, OC.16.91 and charged a 1d. postage due on arrival.


1894 1s. Green and 4d. Vermilion embossed on Thornton Pickard Per Parcel Post label.


1895 10d. Brown Foreign and Colonial Telegrams. Exceptionally fine unused example.


1895 Revenue. £1 violet and black CIVIL SERVICE overprint. Superb used on small part form


1896 Railway Station postmarks, Cape of Good Hope postcard, underpaid charge “T/5c” and “1d/F.B” to Hastings.


1897 Prince of Wales’s Metropolitan Hospital Fund and commemoration of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.


1899 1d. Pink and 1906 1d. Red envelopes advertising “JOHN OAKEY & SONS Ltd. LONDON” – Wellington Knife Polish.


1901 1d. Pink envelope, sent Registered from Berlin to London and cancelled upon arrival, 28.JY.01.


1907 1d. Fiscal on cover from Angmering to Worthing, not allowed for postage and charged 2d. on arrival.


1907 De La Rue Britannia Dummy stamp, die proof. Superb impression, clear background to head and dated May 13th 1907.


1910 10d. Downey Head Hentschel Zinc Block Essay for colour. Extremely attractive and very rare.


1911 1/2d. Green. Post card. Very fine used. First Day of Issue and Coronation Day!


1911 Harrison Coil trial showing Coat of Arms in pale blue, violet and deep brown. Dummy.


1911 Revenue. Post Office Savings Bank Receipt. 1s Brown and blue overprinted.


1911 SG338/ SG341 1/2d. scarlet and SG329 1d. green “Reversed Colours”, colour trials on gummed wmkd paper


1911/ 12 Post Office Savings Bank 1/- blue and red-brown. Lightly mounted mint examples of the two heads.


1912-24 Royal Cypher Watermark Bit. Single example mounted in a sunken card frame and inscribed “TYPE III”.


1914 1d. Orange. Cheque/ receipt stamp irregularly used at Malvern on 15/2/14 and surcharged.


1914 Stamp Duty 2/- Blue and red brown of Antigua, used to Hackney and cancelled King William Street cds.