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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
1841 1d. Mulready lettersheet A34, London to Morpeth, dated AP.21.1841. M/s "Paid 1d. more" postage due.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number:
£350.00
1843 1d. Mulready letter sheet A236, Advert for ATLAS ASSURANCE CO. sent from London to the Isle of Wight, then re-directed to Reading.
1d. to pay Postage Due for re-direction. Reading skeleton, dated JA.7.43.  ..
£575.00
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 CRIMEA - unpaid cover sent to Early, Reading. Charged just 3d. postage due, not double the deficiency?
Dated NO.8.55. A fine "Due" cover. Attractive. Reading receiver alongside.  ..
SG Number: SG17
£95.00
1855 Envelope sent from Portsmouth to Cork without postage... cancelled by the sideways 625 duplex for DE.4.1855.
With a blue Portsea transit at left, along with a large "2" Postage Due handstamp. Reverse with t..
£400.00
1855 Transatlantic Steamship Mail. Cover sent unpaid from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dated 5.JA.55, postage due "10d." - "1/3d." in circle to collect. Applied at St. John as this was..
£150.00
1856 Crimean War; unstamped envelope from the Crimea to Bungay, Suffolk.
Neat green arrival cds for MY.23.1856- 3(d.) postage due- in block m/s. Attractive.  ..
£175.00
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
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
1861 De La Rue. “EXPERIMENTAL POSTAGE – THREE PENCE” Essay with the head of King Pedro V of Portugal defaced by a cross.
Block of four printed in purple. Rare. ..
£800.00
1890 Penny Postage Jubilee - South Kensington.
Trial proof impression of the commemorative handstamp dated 2.JY.90.  ..
£250.00
1891 ½d. Wrapper, sent underpaid, Tullypowrie, OC.16.91 and charged a 1d. postage due on arrival.
Attractive. Stationery/ Postage Due.  ..
£45.00
1896 Postage Dues - International Mail.
This 1/2d. wrapper was sent to Norway on JY.12.1896. Shortpaid it was refused and returned. This ..
£595.00
1900 Envelope used locally in London with a Gibraltar 1d. Rose, not allowed for Postage.
Handstamped "Contrary to Regulations" and charged 2d. Postage Due, dated AP.10.00. A fine Postage..
£85.00
1903 Admiralty Official overprint on "1d. postage, 2d. registration" Stationery envelope, Chatham Dockyard to Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Dated AP.17.03. Slightly scruffy but still very rare! ..
£475.00
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 POST CARD - Depicting “Queenie Leighton” (British music hall star of the Edwardian era). The postage being paid by a Victorian ½d. Green stationery cut-out… prohibited up until 1905.
Sent locally in LONDON to Stoke Newington and cancelled by a double ring c.d.s. for NO. 30. 07.&n..
£45.00
1912 Wilkinson Experimental Slot Machine. Cover to Catford with a neat impressed LONDON E.C/ POSTAGE PAID in magenta.
Red double ring cds for FE.14.12. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG321
£210.00
1914 2d. Agate "No watermark", unmounted marginal example with "almost" no watermark due to a papershift during printing.
Scarce. No watermark. Cats. at £2000. SG Spec R4c.  ..
SG Number: SGD4var
£150.00
1956 Underpaid commercial cover used locally in Walsall with 1d. Postage due.
Used on either the day before issue or on the day of issue - 7.6.56. A rare First Day Cover! ..
SG Number: SGD47
£475.00
A History of British Postage Stamps by T. Todd.
Published by Duckworth 1942 (reprint, first published in 1941).  "This is the first complete..
£8.50
Account of the Celebration of the Jubilee of Uniform Inland Penny Postage at the Venetian Chamber, Holborn Restaurant at the Guildhall at the Museum of Science...
and Art South Kensington and at various towns and villages throughout the United Kingdom 1840-189..
£30.00
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.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp on white wove paper in orange.
Attractive.  ..
£150.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp on white wove paper, in green.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£110.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in chestnut.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in green.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£125.00
c.1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in grey-brown.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
c.1861 De La Rue Experimental Postage - Three Pence, Essay's with the head of King Pedro V of Portugal, from the defaced plate.
In carmine, green and purple. Unusual Dummy. (Faults). ..
£295.00
c.1890 ½d. Brown Stationery “”FLAGEOLLET & Co.” advertising wrapper – sent underpaid or with handwritten contents from LONDON to PARIS… receiving 40c. French Postage Dues.
..
£65.00
C.1911 “Experimental Perforations of watermarked paper for Postage Stamps”.
Large piece of gummed paper watermarked Crown & “POSTAGE” sideways (pointing right)… inscribe..
£275.00
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
c1861 Bradbury Wilkinson, an engraved essay for a Local Postage Stamp, on white wove paper, in turquoise blue.
Attractive. Dummy. ..
£150.00
D1 & D2 1921 Post Card from Port Blair, Andamen Islands to Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
1 1/2d. surcharged in London and cancelled by the Leighton Buzzard barred oval 450. Andamen Islan..
SG Number: SGD2
£50.00
D1/8a 1914 – 22 ½d. – 1s. Simple Cypher Postage Dues.
“SPECIMEN” Types 23 & 26. Fifteen examples mounted on page and comprising both overprint ..
£750.00
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
Postage Stamps of Great Britain. The Nigel Howard, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of Line-Engraved Issues.
Viewed and sold at Christie's Great Rooms, Wednesday 9 November 1994 at 10.30a.m precisely. ..
£12.50
SG069 - 1856 6d. Lilac. Wmk Emblems. Deficient Postage – Correct rate 1s.
Mourning envelope from HAVANT to WISCONSIN, USA cancelled by the “344” numeral also tied by the “..
SG Number: SG69
£300.00
SG108 1869 Dublin Registered cover to California. 6d. postage, 4d. registration and 4d. late fee (?).
Dated NO.2.69. Manuscript endorsement, "Cannot be found" and presumably returned to Ireland. Bagg..
SG Number: SG108
£550.00
SG127 1874 Registered Insured cover, Liverpool to New York, dated 15/8/74. Postage is 18/ 8d; 2 1/2lbs + 4d registration + 4d late fee.
Stunning use of a strip of 3 5/-'s plus 2/- plus 1/- plus 2x 4d. An exhibition item. Ex Vivian Su..
SG Number: SG127
£4,750.00
SG14 1844 Transatlantic entire. 1/- per half ounce rate. 2d. plate 3, MG-ML. File fold through MH and cut into ML.
Sent from Edinburgh to New York, via Cunard Steam Ship "Britania". Manuscript 20 ¾ cents Postage ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£675.00
SG14 1849 2d. Blue, plate 3, RF, on cover, Guildford to London. Underpaid and charged "4" (d.) More to Pay.
Postage Due. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£225.00
SG14 1850 Registered wrapper, 6d. paid in cash, postage in stamps. London to Ludlow.
Dated 12.Oct.1850 - on reverse "Knight Rider Street" s/l... at this date the Registration fee sho..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£395.00
SG14 1857 2d. Blue, plate 4, MD. Exeter sideways duplex, dated OC.11.1857.
A very late use, manuscript "More to Pay" and manusctipt 4 = Postage Due. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£450.00
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
SG164 1883 1/2d. Green, block of 4 plus pair, registered 2d., postage 1d. used from Margate to South Hackney.
Dated NO.29.83. Scarce multiple.  ..
SG Number: SG164
£125.00
SG17/ 42 1858 1d. Star, GI, on underpaid envelope sent from Prestonkirk to Edinburgh.
Dated AP.16.58. Fine More to Pay and Prestonkirk handstamp "2". Tyningham udc on reverse. Attract..
SG Number: SG17
£75.00
SG170 1881 1d. Lilac, Die I, strip of 3 on underpaid cover, Isle of Wight to the Royal Yacht Squadron in Genoa.
Dated DE.20.81. Nice multiple use of Die I 1d.'s. ..
SG Number: SG170
£150.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Envelope from Ramsgate to Belgium, insufficiently paid - on arrival receiving 10c. & 20c. Postage Dues.
Double ring cds for JA.1.01 and Ostende cds's on the Dues for the 2nd.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£75.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. “PENNY POSTAGE JUBILEE”.
Insert card from the special envelope issued by the P.O. to celebrate 50 years of the Uniform Pen..
SG Number: SG172
£295.00
SG172 1883 1d. Lilac, London to Cheltenham, with fine boxed "More to Pay / above 1oz/ P" of Paddington.
Dated 5th May 1883. A fine Postage Due cover.  ..
£45.00
SG172 1886 1/2d. Brown stationery card, uprated with a 1d. lilac bisect, from Cork to Berlin. Charged Postage Due on arrival.
A fine commercial use - not Philatelic! Nice used in Ireland. Rare. ..
SG Number: SG172
£225.00
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 1890 Envelope from Venezuela to Edinburgh, re-directed on arrival with a 1d. lilac.
Dated AP.18.90. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£125.00
SG172 1896 Underpaid 1d. lilac cover to Japan (by 2d.). Postage Dues affixed plus 6 "flags". Attractive.
..
SG Number: SG172
£375.00
SG172 1900 1d. Lilac Imperial Penny Post rate applied to Aden, but not to Egypt.
This letter was passed back and forth between the two, attracting the UPU rates of surcharge, eac..
SG Number: SG172
£225.00
SG172 1901 Queensland to Norwood, London, re-directed on arrival to Switzerland. Underpaid and charged 5c postage due on arrival.
Colourful - postcard of Brisbane.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£95.00
SG187 1884 1/2d. Slate blue, neat dumb cancel London, sent at printed paper rate but sealed and fined 1/2d. Postage Due.
Neat ColumbaSteamer transit cds, dated AU.14.84. ..
SG Number: SG187
£195.00
SG187 1884 1/2d. Slate-blue. Small envelope sent underpaid at the 1/2d. printed matter and Post Card rate.
Sent locally in London and cancelled by a neat cds for DE.31.85 with "Contrary to regulations W.C..
SG Number: SG187
£95.00
SG192 1884 4d. Dull green, KG. French Postage Due handstamp.
Multiple strikes of the "CENTIMES/ 25" deficiency mark seen on mail transiting France. Unusual.&n..
SG Number: SG192
£50.00
SG201 1887 2½d. Purple on Blue “Jubilee”. Used on “BOOK POST” stationery wrapper paying 2d. Registration plus ½d. postage – sent from SOUTH NORWOOD to GERMANY…
cancelled by Registered ovals for JU. 9. 94. with Kindelbruck arrival c.d.s. on reverse for the 1..
SG Number: SG201
£40.00
SG205 1884 4d. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card.
Cut down of the experimental 4d stamp, later to become the bicoloured Jubilee stammp. Very scarce..
SG Number: SG205
£950.00
SG209 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee cancel on 1d. pink to Germany.
Uprated with 9d. Jubilee, dated 19.MY.90. Receiver on reverse. Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG209
£295.00
SG218 1908 PPC of Big Ben etc sent London to USA with 2c. postage due on arrival.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG218
£35.00
SG218 1908 PPC of London with 1/2d. to USA with 2c postage due on arrival. Attractive.
..
SG Number: SG218
£45.00
SG219 1902 1d. Scarlet D.L.R. Pin repair below P of Postage (plate 9, R 20/12).
Unused original gum control E6 corner strip of three. Spec. M5ha.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£120.00
SG219 1902 1d. Scarlet. D.L.R. Pin repair below P of Postage, plate 9, R. 20/ 12. Unmounted, o.g.
Original gum control D4 corner pair. Spec. M5ha.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£140.00
SG219 1907 1d. Scarlet on underpaid cover to Paris, by 1 1/2d. with 60c Postage Dues, dated October 13th 1907.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£40.00
SG230 1911 Uniform Penny Postage Jubilee 1d. Blue. Registered envelope, Kilburn, London to Berlin.
With additional franking of 1d. Scarlet and 2 1/2d. blue, dated AP.11.1911. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG230
£125.00
SG254var 1905 Registered letter, London to Paris with 6d. late fee, 2d registration and 7 1/2d. postage (triple rate) - 1/ 3 1/2d.
Attractive. Spec. M42(2). ..
SG Number: SG254var
£175.00
SG269 1911 ½d. Deep Bright Green. Harrison. P.14. on postcard from Douglas (I.O.M). to Yorks,
Neatly cancelled with Douglas I.O.M. machine cancel for 9.AUG.11. Scarce. Spec M3(7). ..
SG Number: SG269
£125.00
SG325var - 1911 ½d. Bright-green. Die 1B. 'Blob above E of POSTAGE and white flaw in corner'
R19/2 plate 8 - u/m in A11 control block of 6. Spec N2g. ..
SG Number: SG325
£195.00
SG34 1855 Dublin Irish Spoons, cancelling strip of 4 2d. blues (end stamp damaged) to Kingston, Canada.
8d. paid the single 1/2oz rate - this was overweight, hence the postage due of "8"d charged. Date..
SG Number: SG34
£650.00
SG351 - 1913 ½d. Green. Royal Cypher. “Polo mint” flaw left of POSTAGE (R. 20/2, Pl.34a).
Unmounted o.g. “H 16” control pair – same variety has been seen on “G 15” control piece. ..
SG Number: SG351
£110.00
SG357 1913 1d. Scarlet. Royal Cypher. Marginal strip of five with 'POSTAGE' wmk - superb unmounted.
Spec N16yb. ..
SG Number: SG357
£175.00
SG357 1917 Postage Due Express Mail, pair 1d. scarlet on Express postcard- very unusual.
From West Runton to Aylesham. Manuscript "collect 2d. more on del". Scarce underpaid internal exp..
SG Number: SG357
£165.00
SG360var - 1913 1d. Deep Carmine-red. Royal Cypher. POSTAGE DUE.
Superb used example on a Picture Post Card sent to BIRMINGHAM depicting “MILFORD-ON-SEA”. Cancell..
SG Number: SG360var
£60.00
SG366 1912 2d. Orange-yellow. Without watermark and postage watermark.
Mounted in the margin. A nice combination. Spec N19a + yb. ..
SG Number: SG366
£495.00
SG40 1859 Registered orange envelope, DERBY to LONDON. 6d. registration plus 1d. postage with dispatch and arrival h/s on the front.
Dated DEC.17.1859. Spec C10 pl. 44. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 44
£295.00
SG40 1860 1d. Rose-red, plate 43, DA-DD, strip on underpaid entire from Jersey to St. Malo.
Underpaid and charged 12 centimes Postage Due on arrival, dated OC.11.60. Spec C10. A very pretty..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 43
£195.00
SG419 & D10 1924 1d. Scarlet. Block Cypher. SG420dvar 1924 1½d. Red-brown. Block Cypher. MAILING NOVELTY” Post Card depicting a black cat and containing a pull-out strip of Jersey views.
Cancelled by 25. MAY. 26 machine and charged “1D/TO PAY” as a message had been written on the car..
SG Number: SG419
£60.00
SG43 1864 1d. Rose-red, plate ?. Torn almost in half, on front used in London, charged 2d. Postage Due.
With manuscript Postmasters note, "Imperfect stamp". Interesting and unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG43
£60.00
SG43 1867 Inland Registration, Wiveliscombe to Seaton. 4d Reistration and 1d postage
Dated JU3.1867. Attractive. ..
SG Number: SG43
£150.00
SG43 1868 1d. Lake red, plate 97 on mourning cover, London to Wimbourne.
Nice London "2d" in circular handstamp, with "More to Pay S.W" alongside. A fine Postage Due cove..
SG Number: 43
Plate No.: 97
£65.00
SG43 1868 1d. Red pl. 102, IK. Underpaying postage to London with a very fine "Glasgow frying pan" postage due h/s.
Dated NO.12.63. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 102
£175.00
SG43 1875 Registered entire Portsmouth to Wimborne 4d. registration and 1d. postage (?)
Stamps neatly cancelled with cds's for SP.11.75. Contents are eviction notice. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 150
£250.00
SG43 1878 1d. Rose-red, plate 108, London to Torquay, with circular "Over 1oz, More to Pay 1d".
A fine Postage Due cover. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 108
£95.00
SG43 1879 1d. red pl. 113. TJ, underpaying a letter from WENTWORTH dated AP.1.70.
Nice red circular "MORE TO PAY / ABOVE 1/2oz" with "2d." being the postage due. Attractive. ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 113
£125.00
SG436 1929 PUC return to sender with Belgium postage dues on part window envelope front.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG436
£25.00
SG45 1865 Registered cover to Bank of England. 2d. x2 paying registration, 1d. postage from Parsonstown.
Dated MR.2.65. Nice Irish registered cover.  ..
SG Number: SG45
Plate No.: 9
£175.00
SG45 1865 Underpaid single rate to Spain with 3x 2d. Blues, plate 9. Postage Due charged on arrival.
Red "4R" - double the defficency - "PD" obliterated by the London 50. Falmouth duplex for MY.12.6..
SG Number: SG45
£475.00
SG45 1878 Registered letter from Manchester to Skipton, Registration fee 2d., postage 1d.
The 2d. fee introduced in Jan. 1878 with the official registration envelope which showed blue lin..
SG Number: SG45
£110.00
SG466 2 1/2d Light Ultramarine HERNE BAY PROVISIONAL POSTAGE DUE
Super overprint. '1d/366'     ..
SG Number: SG504
£595.00
SG479, & 481/84 1940 Centenary of First Adhesive Postage Stamps. Overprinted with the Nazi Swastika during the German Occupation of Jersey.
Produced on the orders of Captain Gussak, the camp Kommandant, however, the Bailiff of Jersey obj..
SG Number: SG479
£10,000.00
SG48 1871 ½d. plate number on entire from Rhynie to Ballindalloch. Handstamped "More to Pay" & "1d".
Rhynie cds's, Huntly and arrival cds for DEC.11.71, all marks are superb! Stunning and choice "Po..
SG Number: SG48
£185.00
SG48 1877 1/2d. Rose-red, plate 10 on part printed wrapper from Oswestry to London.
Postage due charged "EC/ 1d". Unusual F.B cds for AP.20.77. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 10
£25.00
SG480 1940 1d. Scarlet. Centenary of First Adhesive Postage Stamps. Guernsey - Unauthorised Bisect.
Used on envelope during the German occupation paying the 2½d. sealed letter rate… strip of three,..
SG Number: SG480
£500.00
SG504var 1951 1d. Light Ultramarine. BURY ST. EDMONDS PROVISIONAL.
Unused o.g. example of this local "POSTAGE DUE" produced after the Post Office ran short of the n..
SG Number: SG504var
£950.00
SG509 1951 BMA ERITREA overprints on cover to 10s. plus Postage Due set.
Dated 26.7.51. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG509
£250.00