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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
Published by Great Britain Philatelic Society, London. 1971.  48 pages. Paperback, fine ..
£5.00
"Paquebot" and "Ship Letter" Cancellations of the World 1894-1951 by M. A. Studd.
Printed in 1953 by D. Wood & Son. Until this book was published, little attempt had been ..
£30.00
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.
Orange red maltese cross. Rare. RPS Cert, ex John Bohn. Cat. £18,000.  ..
SG Number: SGME2
£8,000.00
1840 1d. Mulready envelope A145. Bakewell to Rye, cancelled with a pinkish-red maltese cross and matching despatch cds.
Dated JY.1840. Scarce.  ..
£450.00
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.
Unusual to find a cds on the front. Orange red maltese cross. Rare. RPS Cert. Ex John Bohn. Cat. ..
£8,000.00
1840 2d. Mulready envelope, a202, London to Bath, underpaid with circular "More to Pay" and m/s "4" (double the defficiency of 2d).
Dated September 22nd. A superb Postage Due cover - rare on the 2d! (M13/07/25) CHCS. Ex Mayflower..
£2,750.00
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.
Complete letter inside. Superb coloured cancel. Cat. £2250.  ..
£1,350.00
1841 1d. Mulready envelope, A165, Driffield to Bridlington. Neat black maltese cross with despatch and arrival cds's on the front.
Dated MY.20.41. Attractive.  ..
£395.00
1842 1d. Pink envelope. Neat Edinburgh mc, used locally. Clean and fresh.
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£110.00
1843 1d. Mulready Advert wrapper (Atlas Insurance Co.), neatly folded and sent to Colchester. Superb no. 9 in maltese cross.
Attractive and scarce so fine. Cat. £3000.  ..
£1,850.00
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.
Dated 11th Nov. 1843. Scarce so fine. Stationery.  ..
£225.00
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.
Dated AP. 19. 1844. On reverse. The earliest of the two known examples on 1d. Pink envelopes. Few..
£12,500.00
1844 1d. Pink front and top flap only, with a perfect black maltese cross and lovely Aspatria udc in blue - Allerdale. Stunning!
Dated SP.13.44. ..
£150.00
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.
A stunning looker! (Few peripheral scuffs not detracting). Rare. ..
£695.00
1854 1d. Red-brown pl.173 (KB) and 1d. Orangey-brown pl. 191 (RK) on cover to Southampton to Sailsbury.
Each stamp has been cancelled with the "723" numeral in blue; RK paying the late fee, also shows ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 191
£350.00
1854 Entire to Cheltenham, sent unpaid and cancelled with the Reading "Biscuit" spoon (sideways duplex).
Dated 4th July 1854, postage due charged, "2"d. in manuscript. A super cover.  ..
£150.00
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
1857 Large Garter Watermark Paper. Right hand marginal piece with nine complete impressions and three partials…
marginal handstamp Crown “POSTAGE/4d” – first used on the 1857 4d. Rose issue (SG66). Delicate in..
£525.00
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.
Attractive and illustrated in the Spoon book, p.156. Scarce Transatlantic cover.  ..
£275.00
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.
Cancelled by the “449” sideways duplex for FE. 18. 59. Reverse with transits of Derby 18th, Burto..
SG Number: SG66
£550.00
1859 Inbound entire from Calcutta to London and then re-directed on arrival.
Send to Hastings with a 1d Star (NL), dated AU.5.59. ..
£395.00
1864 Admiralty cover, prepaid "Official Paid" red cds for 10.11.64 and superb DIRECTOR of TRANSPORT SERVICES cachet in blue.
Attractive. Ex Wiseman.  ..
£125.00
1870 1/2d. Stationary cut out used on OC.1.1870 - the first day! Unusual and attractive.
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£55.00
1870 ½d. Post Card. Sloper – Orb and Cross Machine Punched Cancellation.
Unique use on the large format Post Card-Sent locally in LONDON to Cheapside. Superb rarity. ..
£850.00
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.
The 1d, 3d and 10s are similar to the issued design and the 1s is in the design of the issued 3s...
£47,500.00
1877 1/2d. Post card. Used locally in London and cancelled by a superb crisp red thimble cds.
Dated JY.10.77. Attractive and scarce.  ..
£125.00
1878 1d. Pink envelope, uprated with 2d. blue, plate 15 and sent Registered from Lymington to London.
Dated FE.14.78. Unusual and attractive combination. ..
£200.00
1879 Tender De La Rue Die Proof essay for the 1880 Tender for the 1/2d., 1 1/2d. and 2d. values.
1 1/2d. head frame from the 1d. tender but altered for the 1 1/2d. denomination, in rose on glaze..
£1,200.00
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.
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£195.00
1879 Tender, Mc Corquodate+Co, Stationary on card, marked "2" in m/s on the reverse and o'ptd "SPECIMEN" in red. Scarce.
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£195.00
1879 Tender. De La Rue proof essay for the 1880 Tender for the 1/2d., 1 1/2d. and 2d. values.
2d. values, 2d. head B, frame 7 in brown on glazed card without markings (see Spec.1, page 229). ..
£1,200.00
1880 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – 3s. 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 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – 4d. 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 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's. Unapproproiated Die Proof of Queen Victoria's head in sunken mount with diadem but no chignon ribbon. Fresh and fine.
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£375.00
1884 1/- Deep Brown, a complete sheet of the NTC Ltd. Unmounted. Attractive and unusual.
Telegraph.  ..
£120.00
1884 1/- NTC Ltd. A complete sheetlet of 12. Unmounted original gum. Attractive and unusual.
Telegraph.  ..
£100.00
1884 3d. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card lettered HB and inscribed “DE LA RUE LONDON”.
From a series of experimental trials. Very rare. ..
£800.00
1886 2½d Lake with blue advertising ring - Browne and Rosenheim, addressed to Montauban, France.
London hooded circle for 16.JU.1886, transit and arrival cds's on reverse. Rare. ..
£475.00
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.
All invalid for postage by this date… a wonderful group and most unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG197
£495.00
1890 Uniform 1d. Post Jubilee. Insert card used in London, sent unpaid and charged 2d. Postage Due, upon arrival.
Dated 2.JY.90. Attractive. Stationery.  ..
£85.00
1891 De La Rue Dummy stamp head die proof, dated 13.Mar.91 and endorsed "Before Hardening".
Manuscript "die punch". Even shading to background of the head. This Britannia head was the most ..
£575.00
1891 PO Notice re Postal Orders and Savings Bank at Brighton, Cannon Place.
Unusual.  ..
£175.00
1891 ½d. Wrapper, sent underpaid, Tullypowrie, OC.16.91 and charged a 1d. postage due on arrival.
Attractive. Stationery/ Postage Due.  ..
£45.00
1894 1s. Green and 4d. Vermilion embossed on Thornton Pickard Per Parcel Post label.
Uprated with SG198  1 1/2d. perfin and sent from Altrincham to Vienna. Extremely scarce.&nbs..
SG Number: SG198
£310.00
1895 10d. Brown Foreign and Colonial Telegrams. Exceptionally fine unused example.
Originally contained within a booklet. Huggins TP58a. Scarce so fine.  ..
£75.00
1895 Revenue. £1 violet and black CIVIL SERVICE overprint. Superb used on small part form
Cancelled "C.S.C" attractive.  ..
£125.00
1897 Prince of Wales’s Metropolitan Hospital Fund and commemoration of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
Small commemorative envelope which contained the charity stamps and the 1s. & 2s. 6d. values...
£50.00
1899 1d. Pink and 1906 1d. Red envelopes advertising “JOHN OAKEY & SONS Ltd. LONDON” – Wellington Knife Polish.
The 1d. sent to ZURICH uprated with 1880 ½d. Deep Green and 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II – the 1d. Red ..
SG Number: 172
£250.00
1901 1d. Pink envelope, sent Registered from Berlin to London and cancelled upon arrival, 28.JY.01.
A very unusual combination and rare. Cape Town wax seal on reverse? ..
£650.00
1902 1/2d. Blue green postcard, Hornsey to Banbury with unusual pen and ink figures.
The address written on the back of an envelope. Attractive.  ..
£85.00
1907 1d. Fiscal on cover from Angmering to Worthing, not allowed for postage and charged 2d. on arrival.
A fine Postage Due cover.  ..
£65.00
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
1911 1/2d. Green. Post card. Very fine used. First Day of Issue and Coronation Day!
Sent locally in Redcar on JU.22.11.  ..
SG Number: SG321
£200.00
1911 Harrison Coil trial showing Coat of Arms in pale blue, violet and deep brown. Dummy.
Attractive, despite faults.  ..
£125.00
1911 Revenue. Post Office Savings Bank Receipt. 1s Brown and blue overprinted.
Overprinted CANCELLED, type 24 on paper watermarked crown. A fine u/m o.g example. ..
£225.00
1911 SG338/ SG341 1/2d. scarlet and SG329 1d. green "Reversed Colours", colour trials on gummed wmkd paper
Cancelled, type 24, minor gum creasing but not significant in view of their uniqueness. To be lis..
SG Number: SG341
£30,000.00
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
1912-24 Royal Cypher Watermark Bit. Single example mounted in a sunken card frame and inscribed “TYPE III”.
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£325.00
1914 1d. Orange. Cheque/ receipt stamp irregularly used at Malvern on 15/2/14 and surcharged.
2d. Postage Due - 2 months before Postage Due labels came into use! Revenue.  ..
£85.00
1914 Stamp Duty 2/- Blue and red brown of Antigua, used to Hackney and cancelled King William Street cds.
Dated 2.JY.14. Very unusual and scarce. Revenue.  ..
£225.00
1915 1d. Pink with Parkins and Gotto advertising ring. Sent from Wonersh, Surrey to Oswald Marsh in London.
Somewhat philatelic but scarce to see used. Few tone spots. Postal Stationery. ..
£175.00
1916 National Philatelic War Fund sheetlets x6, in aid of the Red Cross and St. John.
Well above average. Attractive. Dummy.  ..
£450.00
1920 6d. Grey National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated, corner block of 6, quite spectacular and scarce.
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£225.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK ... RECEIPT FOR DEPOSIT OF ONE SHILLING - Profile Head Design.
 Three superb used examples each tied to a strip of the perforated pull-out labels by NORTHE..
£225.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK.
Superb u/m o.g. top marginal of the Profile head design. SPECIMEN Type 26. ..
£200.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK. "CANCELLED" Type 24.
Very fine u/m o.g. example of this very rare stamp. ..
£275.00
1924 & 1925 British Empire Exhibition. Unused “set” of stationery Post Cards, envelopes and Letter Cards… eight items all fine and fresh.
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£125.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Black 1d. Telegram Form. Very fine example with the 1d. stamp affixed and message written in pencil.
Cancelled by the Exhibition double ring c.d.s. for 16. JUL. 1925. Very scarce.     ..
£350.00
1948 Olympic Games. 6d. Air Letter. An uncut "pair", positions 7 and 8 from the sheet of 8.
These being from the duplicate registration sheet, so just 4 pairs possible. Rare.  ..
£975.00
A History of British Postmarks. Illustrated. Together with a List of Numbers Used in Obliterations in Great Britain and Certain Colonial Possessions. By J. H. Daniels.
Upcott Gill, London, 1898. Hard Cover. First Edition. 184pp. Good condition with some waterm..
£25.00
Billig's Philatelic Handbook. Volume 34. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps. Great Britain and the Empire in Europe. Part 1
HJMR Co (1969) 247pp. Fine condition in original red cloth. Published by H.J.M.R Co. Rep..
£25.00
c.1890 A very well executed cover front depicting a man smoking a hookah pipe and drinking Whisky... Old Irish!
Fine artwork. "SG218". ..
SG Number: SG218
£95.00
c.1910 MINERVA HEAD.
Fine used De La Rue promotional "coil join" strip of four... the attached stamp having unshaded b..
£220.00
c.1911 De La Rue, Large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6 in pale brown and grey black.
On gummed, honeycombe, unwatermarked paper. Superb! ..
£750.00
c.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in chestnut and green, without shading to head.
On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "A". Superb.  ..
£750.00
c.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in green and red., without shading around the head.
On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "B". Superb. ..
SG Number: SG435
£750.00
C.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head, dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in violet and purple.
Without shading around the head. On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "A". Superb. ..
£750.00
c.1913 Harrison and Sons "Head" essay in buff. An unmounted block of four with green diagonal stripe overprinted.
Ex. 5/- buff booklet essay. Rare.  ..
£600.00
c.1920 Harry Furniss envelope and insert. Superb mint stationery item.
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£150.00
c.1923 Harrison and Sons, London, selection of 15 "labels" printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden.
The "specimen" stamps were intended for Harrison's sample booklet, for use by their representativ..
£295.00
c.1936 Edward VII 1/2d. Green Stationery cut out plus 1d. cheque stamp disallowed and charged 2d. Postage Due.
Unusual.  ..
SG Number: SGD21
£38.00
Canada 1906 1c. Blue-green. Superb used on a wonderfully decorative U.P.U. Post Card with a religious theme and the music to “Ave Maria”…
sent from WILMOT, ONTARIO AU. 31. 06. to the U.S.A. with a neat arrival for September 3rd.  ..
£325.00
EDVII SG257 1902 10d. + 1/- DLR paying re-direction fee from London to Berlin. Originally sent from the Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Purse (probably and invitation).
Nice PRIVY PURSE, oval from BUCKINGHAM PALACE with cds alongside OC.23.1902 (VSI). Unusual and sc..
SG Number: SG257
£650.00
Encyclopaedia of THE MALTESE CROSS Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland - Volume 2.
By Professor S. David Rockoff & Mike Jackson. Pretty much good as new.  PRICE INCLUD..
£65.00
Ex DLR OFFICIAL REPRODUCTIONS of the 1881 1d. Lilac, 1880 2d. Rose, 1878/ 83 10/- and £1.
Affixed to part day book page.  ..
£1,650.00
Foreign Bill Stamps: Two envelopes one with 1d. and the other with 3d. stamps affixed sent locally in STATHAM.
Cancelled by c.d.s’s for FE. 23. 89. and SP. 17. 90. Scarce fiscal use.  ..
£260.00
Forgeries, Fantasies and Reprints Auction Catalogue by Harmers of London
January 16th 1986.  Paperback in good condition. Illustrated auction catalogue. 28 pages..
£7.00
Fourth Suppliment: The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland and the War-time Edition of the Philatelic Advisor Handbook No. 6.
Edited by R.C. Alcock and F. C. Holland.  1943.32 pp.  SHIPPING WILL BE CHARGED..
£5.00
James Heath Engraver to Kings and Tutor to Many by George W. Smith
Published by the Author. 1989. Paperback in excellent condition. First edition. The title pag..
£35.00
Kenya Revenues, Poll Tax 1934 KODI 1/- rose red and purple on piece, tied with Nairobi cds's.
Attractive and rare.  ..
£1,100.00
KEVII 1d. & 2½d. used in ASCENSION Island… strip of three and a pair with c.d.s. cancellations for 1911 and 1912 respectively. Scarce.
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£175.00
KGV c.1921 “NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE” 1s.8 d – 10s. 10d. (inc. the rare 7s. 6d.) and 2s. 10d. – 16.3d. “UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE”
All overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 23 or 26... also 1s. P.O.S.B. pair with Type 26 overprint. Wonder..
£975.00
King George IV “SPECIMEN” Stamp: Engraved Die Proof paste-up of the “SPECIMEN” frame and portrait printed in black on white wove paper. Rare.
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£475.00
London to Bishops Stortford. TP Cornhill and very fine black MC.
Handstamp '2' denoting Postage Due of 2d, dating SP.30.42. Super exhibtion item. Front and fl..
£350.00
Penny Postage Centenary: The Story of the First Postage Stamps. An Account of Rowland Hill's Great Reform of 1840 and of the Introduction of Adhesive Postage Stamps with Chapters on the Birth of the Postal Service.
Edited by Samuel Graveson. Published by The Postal History Society. 1840.  Hard back in ..
£75.00
Post Office Numbers: The Distinguishing numbers given to Post Offices 1844 to 1906 and the Stamps in which they were used, in the British Isles and in Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office by George Brumell.
Published by R. C. Alcock, Ltd. 1971.  Hard back cover, re-bound, some scuffing on cover..
£25.00
Revenue Stamps of Great Britain and the British Empire by Robson Lowe Ltd
Published by Robson Lowe Ltd. 1974. Wrappers in fine condition. 20 pages.  SHIPPING ..
£5.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black. (IL). Non Coincident re-entry, recut and enlarged check letters.
On cover from Tadcaster to Leeds with a neat black MC dated MY.23.1841. Spec AS5c. Scarce so fine..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£750.00