The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale

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Title
The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale

Location
Spink UK

Date & Time
Wednesday 24th October 2018 - 02:00pm  
Thursday 25th October 2018 - 10:00am  

Viewing Times
At Spink London
Monday 22 October 2018 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 23 October 2018 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
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Over 1400 fine lots of stamps and postal history will come under the hammer in our October 24-25 sale.
Of note are a fine Collection of Barbados classic issues broken into suitable lots, Basutoland with the award winning collection Steven Gardiner collection, an unusual collection of Batum, fine Canada, Egypt with "Royal" imperforates, France and Colonies, Iraq with Bagdad, Ireland, Morocco Agencies, New South Wales, New Zealand, Rhodesia, South West Africa, Trinidad including the famous Lady McLeod used and on cover, World Wide Revenues with fine Italy, Great Britain features fine Postal History including the Nicholas Stanley Collection of Ireland, superb Line Engraved, 1935 Silver Jubilee 2½d. Prussian Blue error strip of three used on piece, Modern errors, etc., a fine sale with something for most collectors

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Abu Dhabi1964-71 selection of aerogrammes (15) including 1971 20f. unused and cancelled, 40f., 1971 30f. on 20f., 50f. on 40f. unused and cancelled, etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aden1937-66 mint collection with some QE shades, Hadhramaut and Seiyun, apparently complete, generally fine. Cat. £2,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AdenKathiri State of Seiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue, marginal, variety overprint inverted, mint; gum very slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 13a, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anguilla1967 "Independent Anguilla" 15c. and 25c. tied on 1967 (25 Nov.) airmail envelope (slight wrinkles) to London, fine. S.G. 9, 11Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1906 (26 June) coloured picture postcard "Wideawakes (Sooty Terns) & Eggs, Ascension" to London bearing 1d. red with fine datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Australia1913-46 mint and used collection (195) housed in a green binder, including 1913-24 with values to 2/- mint, 1914-20 4d. pale orange-yellow, 5d., 1915-27 2d. (2), 2½d., 3d. (2), 6d., 9d. and 1/-, 1929-30 5/- mint and used, 1931-36 5/- and 10/- used, 1937-49 10/- overprinted "specimen", etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Australia1913 first watermark £2 black and rose, well-centred and of good colour, fine mint. S.G. 16, £6,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AustraliaLiteratureSelection of fifteen items, contained in a carton, including "Tasmania-Stamps and Postal History" by Tinsley, "The Postal History of The Port Phillip District 1835-1851", "South Australia; The 'Long' Stamps 1902-1912" and "Victoria: The Postage Dues" all by Purves, The Stamps of Victoria" by Kellow, "Queensland Cancellations and Other Markings 1860-1913" by Campbell and "Between the Lines" by Smits. Generally fine

Bahamas1859 thick, opaque paper, 1d. reddish lake, three just clear to good margins, touched at left, neatly cancelled "A05"; sound. Society of Philatelic Americans Certificate (1978). S.G. 1, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bahamas1884 £1 Venetian red, fresh and fine mint. S.G. 57, £275. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bahamas1938-52 £1 deep grey-green and black on thick paper, lightly mounted mint, and £1 blue-green and black on ordinary paper marginal block of four, unmounted mint. S.G. 157, 157a, £490Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bahrain1964-2006 mostly mint selection in a file contained in a carton, including 1973 War Tax 5f., 1975 Horses sheet, 1977 Dogs, 1985 Fish sheet, 1993 Flowers, 1997 Horses, 2002 25f. to 2d. miniature sheet, etc., chiefly fine with most unmountedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1852-55 Issue(2d.) greyish slate, bisected vertically, left and right halves of different stamps, cancelled "1" and tied on piece of an entire, the reverse showing light complete strike of a Dominica double-arc datestamp for August 1854; the only known example of two of these bisects used on the one item. B.P.A. Certificate (1932). S.G. 4b, £8,500 on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1852-55 Issue(2d.) greyish slate, bisected vertically, a large right half cancelled "10" and clearly tied on right-half portion of 1854 (Aug.) mourning envelope from St. Peter to Bridgetown with numeral "1" arrival datestamp (23.8) on reverse; the piece with a few small faults though a very unusual usage of this bisect with a parish cancellation. R.P.S. Certificate (1939). S.G. 4b, £8,500 on cover. Photoprovenance:E.T. GrangerSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1855-58 White paper Issue(1d.) deep (dark) blue strip of three, clear to large margins and each neatly cancelled "1", thought to come from the fourth printing of October 1858; fine and believed to be the second largest used multiple known. S.G. 10, £180+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1858 (Nov.) Issue6d. pale rose-red, two examples with good to large margins, one on piece tied by bootheel "1", the other cancelled with fine bootheel "5" (St. John), the latter possibly an imperforate example of the 1861-70 6d. rose-red. R.P.S. Certificate (2017) for both as S.G. 11Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) deep green block of eighteen (3x6), fresh with large part original gum and the majority remaining unmounted; most attractive and the largest recorded multiple. S.G. 20, £630+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) deep green, marginal from the left of the sheet showing plate number "2", large part original gum; fine and rare. S.G. 20. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) green marginal block of six (3x2) from the top of the sheet, large part original gum, and (½d.) blue-green marginal pair from the left of the sheet, both stamps unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 21, 21aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) green, marginal from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, part original gum, crease in margin and a little toned, and a further example, variety double row of vertical perfs. at left, unused; the former with just four examples recorded. R.P.S. Certificate (1975) for former. Photo for bothSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) blue-green block of fifteen (3x5), large part original gum; one horizontal row with a light bend, otherwise fresh and fine, S.G. 21a, £825. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) blue-green lower left corner block of twelve (3x4), variety imperforate between stamps and left-hand margin, large part original gum, fresh and fine. The discovery block of this variety. S.G. 21a, £660+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) grass green block of eight (4x2), fresh with large part original gum, the lower row remaining unmounted. A most attractive multiple. S.G. 22, £336+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) grass green vertical pair, variety imperforate, good to very large margins and possibly from the lower right corner of the sheet, part original gum, a couple of light corner creases, otherwise of fresh and fine appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (1959). S.G. 22a, £850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) yellow-green block of four, fresh with large part original gum; light vertical gum crease, otherwise fine and most attractiveSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(½d.) yellow-green vertical pair, variety imperforate, good to large margins, large part original gum, fine; possibly a shade variation of the pair offered above as grass green. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(1d.) blue blocks of four in contrasting shades, fresh with part to large part original gum; one with light corner crease though a most attractive pair. S.G. 23, £640+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(1d.) blue and (1d.) deep blue, unused with part original gum, (1d.) blue strip of three with "1" bootheel cancellations (the third largest multiple recorded), (1d.) blue "transient variety showing doubling at foot - kiss print" cancelled "1" and (1d.) deep blue "not a true double impression but a consequence of jarring of the press", cancelled with bootheel "1". R.P.S. or B.P.A. Certificates for the four singles. An interesting groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(1d.) pale blue (worn plate) lower right corner strip of six, variety imperforate, fresh unused without gum; creases in margins, otherwise fine. A rare and impressive multiple. A. Diena Certificate (1953). S.G. 23a, £2,400+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(1d.) deep blue strip of three, the centre stamp showing "split" in design at upper right caused by a small natural paper crease, part original gum, fresh and most attractive. S.G. 24, £225+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(1d.) deep blue block of ten cancelled with several bootheel "1"; upper right stamp with a diagonal crease though an impressive multiple and the largest known used block of this stamp. S.G. 24. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull rose-red block of six (3x2), the top stamp showing unusual "white" flaw behind Britannia's head caused by a paper indentation, large part original gum. A rare block and the third largest multiple recorded. S.G. 25, £960+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull rose-red horizontal pair, both cancelled with bootheel "1", fine and one of very few multiples recorded. S.G. 25. Photoprovenance:S.F. Cave, March 1980E. A. Bayley, October 1990Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull brown-red block of six (3x2), unused with large part original gum, the lower row remaining unmounted. A rare multiple of this delicate shade. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). S.G. 26, £1,140+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull brown-red horizontal pair, variety imperforate, good to large margins and large part original gum; fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1959). S.G. 26a, £1,600+. Photoprovenance:E.K. Lickfold, February 1962Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) lake-rose block of four, large part original gum, fresh bright colour and most attractive. A rare multiple. S.G. 27, £760. Photoprovenance:Forsyth, March 1978E. A. Bayley, October 1990Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) lake-rose vertical marginal pair, part original gum; ink notations in margin, otherwise fine. S.G. 27, £380+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) lake-rose lower left corner block of four, variety imperforate, unused with large part original gum; some light overall soiling and upper right stamp with tone spot, nevertheless very rare and the largest recorded multiple. S.G. 27a, £3,400+. Photoprovenance:E.K. Lickfold, February 1962 Peter Jaffê, November 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull vermilion block of four, large part original gum with the lower pair apparently unmounted; lower right stamp with small light mark on gum, otherwise fresh and fine. A rare multiple. S.G. 28, £1,400+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue(4d.) dull vermilion horizontal pair, variety imperforate, large part original gum; trace of oxidisation at foot, otherwise fine. Rare. S.G. 28a, £1,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. bright orange-vermilion block of eight (4x2), fresh unused with large part original gum. A rare and impressive multiple. S.G. 31, £1,280+. Photoprovenance:Sir James Marshall, May 1947Hodsell Hurlock, 1958S.F. Cave, March 1980E.A. Bayley, October 1990Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. bright orange-vermilion horizontal strip of three, variety imperforate, clear to large margins and with large part original gum; minor gum wrinkles, otherwise sound. S.G. 31 var. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. dull orange-vermilion block of twelve (3x4), fresh with large part original gum, the centre block of six remaining unmounted. A most attractive multiple and the second largest block known. S.G. 32, £2,160+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. dull orange-vermilion block of four, variety imperforate, good to large margins and showing guide line at lower right corner, large part original gum; some gum creasing and small gum bulge on one stamp though a scarce multiple. S.G. 32a, £1,500+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. dull orange-vermilion horizontal marginal pair, variety imperforate, unused without gum; diagonal crease. R.P.S. Certificate (2017) states "has been bleached that has affected the shade". Also a used imperforate single cancelled with bootheel "11". A.P.S. Certificate (2001)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue6d. orange block of four, fresh with part original gum. An attractive multiple. S.G. 33, £800+. Photoprovenance:Basil B. Benwell, April 1985Peter Jaffê, November 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue1/- brown-black block of fifteen (5x3), large part original gum with the centre row and a few others remaining unmounted. A fine and impressive multiple. S.G. 34, £1,125+. Photoprovenance:Charlton Henry, April 1961Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue1/- brown-black block of four, cut "imperforate" at left with perforation line inside, each cancelled with bootheel "1"; a fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 34. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue1/- black block of six (3x2), part original gum, folded between horizontally; a fresh and fine multiple. S.G. 35, £390+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue1/- black strip of four, light indistinct bootheel cancellations; a scarce and attractive multiple. S.G. 35. Photoprovenance:Sir James Marshall, May 1947Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1861-70 Rough Perf. 14 to 16 Issue1/- black single showing perforation guide marks at foot, added to plate 14 April 1863, large part original gum; small thin at lower left corner, otherwise fine and most unusual. R.P.S. Certificate (2016). S.G. 35 var. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 12½ Issue½d. bright green with watermark reversed and 4d. deep red with watermark inverted, mint; 4d. deep red with watermark inverted used with datestamp and 4d. deep red with watermark reversed used with bootheel; the mint 4d. with a diagonal crease though generally good to fine. S.G. 67x, 68w, 68x, £659Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 12½ Issue4d. deep red with watermark inverted and reversed, unused with large part original gum; small tone mark at upper right, otherwise fine. The discovery example. R.P.S. Certificate (2017). S.G. 68 var. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 12½ Issue6d. chrome yellow with watermark upright, part bootheel cancellation; a couple of shortish perfs., otherwise fine. Very rare with only handful of examples recorded. R.P.S. Certificate (2007). S.G. 70a, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875-80 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 Issue½d. bright green with watermark inverted and reversed, the discovery example, light bootheel cancellation and accompanied by an example with watermark reversed, light datestamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2016) for watermark inverted and reversed. S.G. 72x, 72y, unpricedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875-80 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 Issue1d. dull blue with watermark inverted, the discovery example, and 1d. dull blue with watermark reversed, mint. S.G. 73w, unpriced and 73xSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875-80 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 Issue1d. grey-blue with watermark sideways, neat bootheel cancellation. Scarce with only about twelve examples thought to exist. S.G. 74a, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875-80 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 Issue1d. grey-blue with watermark inverted, fresh mint. S.G. 74w, £225Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Barbados1875-80 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 Issue1/- dull mauve with watermark sideways reversed, large part original gum; small red handstamp on reverse. The discovery example. R.P.S. Certificate (2016). S.G. 83x. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Moirosi Campaign1879 (early June) soldier's envelope (opened-out) "From Pt. W. Harbor No. 1 Troop C.M. Rifles, South Africa. On Active Service in Basutoland" to England, marked "Stamps unobtainable", countersigned by the Commanding Officer of No. 1 Troop and showing two part strikes of double-ring Aliwal North datestamp (6.6), Cape Town (21.6) and superb "1/-" handstamp, all on face; some staining at right and two small faults at foot, otherwise sound. A very rare cover from this campaign of which just three examples are believed to exist. PhotoNote: The High Commissioner of...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1880 (Sept.) envelope ex the Pillans correspondence to Rosebank, marked "On Active Service" and marked "Eustace D.E.O.V.R." (Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles) and showing Queenstown (30.9), Cape Town (7.10) and Rosebank (7.10) datestamps, all on face; a fine and clean cover from this famous campaign. PhotoNote: The Basuto refused to give up their arms according to the Disarmament Ordinance of 1878 issued by the Cape Government. Fighting broke out between the Cape troops and the Basuto early on 13 September 1880 at Mafeteng. There was...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1880 (Oct.) soldier's envelope "On Active Service" to England, marked "Free Os Furness Lieut. No. 3 Ca, D.E.O.V.R." and bearing Cape 1d. red with indistinct numeral cancellation, additionally tied by fine Cape Town datestamp (16.10) and with part Aliwal North datestamp (10.10) at left, Seaford arrival datestamp (11.11) on reverse; envelope with overall staining, fault at top and on flap, nevertheless a rare letter written shortly before forces entered Basutoland on 19 October. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1881 (5 Feb.) envelope from Queenstown to Capt. George Green of the "Kat River Levies" in Mafeteng, sent unstamped with fine despatch datestamp, appearing as if the force had moved on, there is a transit datestamp of King Williams Town (19.3) on reverse, before it was marked "Maseru" and sent back to Basutoland via Aliwal North where a "3" on 3d. adhesive was affixed and cancelled with small part datestamp with a further clear strike below, again Capt. Green was not traceable as the cover was then sent back to Queenstown with a transit dates...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1881 (11 Mar.) soldiers envelope " On Active Service - M Gorton C Troop, Baker's Horse" from Kokstad to England, countersigned by the Commanding Officer Lt. W.H. Molyneux, showing despatch datestamp, "d1" rate handstamp and small circular-framed "ch", all on face, the reverse with Cape Town (21.3), Bristol (21.4) and Dorchester (14.4) datestamps, minor imperfections at left and on flap though an attractive cover from this campaign. PhotoNote: Baker's Horse was named after Lieut.-Col. F.J. Baker and was commissioned out of Natal on 2 October...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1881 (17 June) blue envelope (complete with letter headed "T Horse Camp. Thlotse Heights") ex the Burmiester" correspondence from Capt. William Kay Dow of the Transvaal Horse to Cape Town, marked "Wm. Kay Dow, Capt, Leribe" at lower left corner and bearing 1880 "3" (S.G. Type 10) on 3d. dull rose cancelled with barred oval "317" (D1) and with fine "thlotse/heights" datestamp (D3, 19.6) at left, the reverse with "maseru/basutoland" (D2, 22.6, part date altered in manuscript) and Cape Town (4.7) datestamps, the envelope with a couple of small...

(x) BasutolandThe Basutoland Rebellion (The Gun War)1883 soldier's envelope "From Trooper R. Holmes, C.M.R. Fingoland S. Africa" at Southeyville to England, countersigned by Sergeant Hopgood of the Cape Mounted Rifles at "Bolo Drift", showing despatch datestamp on face, Queenstown (3.4), Cape Town (9.4) and small part of U.K. (1.5) datestamps; some creasing though an unusual cover written after the peace treaty was signed though during a period of continued unrest. PhotoNote: A peace treaty was signed with Basotho chiefs in 1881, in which colonial authorities conceded most of the points in d...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLeribe (Thlotse Heights)1877 Cape of Good Hope 6d. bright violet cancelled with superb near-complete "leribe/basutoland" 8 October 1877 datestamp (Proud D2); fine and the sole example recorded. PhotoNote: The Transvaal Horse was stationed at Leribe during the Basutoland Rebellion. The British High Commissioner, Sir Hercules Robinson, intervened in the dispute on 29 April 1881 , He upheld the validity of the Disarmament Ordinance of 1878. A complete amnesty was offered allowing the retention of the Basuto guns on payment of a £1 license fee per annum. T...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLeribe (Thlotse Heights)1889 (7 June) envelope ex the Burmeister correspondence, complete with letter from Louis Wroughton, Assistant Commissioner of Leribe, "Via Kimberley" to Cape Town, bearing 2d. bistre cancelled by fine "thlotse/heights" datestamp (D3) with a further strike alongside, the reverse with "ficksburg/o.v.s." datestamp (an unrecorded type) in magenta and small parts of Bloemfontein and Cape Town datestamps; clean and most attractive. PhotoNote: The writer requests a quote for a pendant made out of "17-18 Jubilee Shillings and Jubilee fl...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLeribe (Thlotse Heights)1893 (2 Nov.) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card to Rev. A. Mabille at Morija, cancelled with "thlotse/heights" datestamp (D3) with a further strike and Maseru (D2) transit datestamp (3.11) at left, arrival datestamp (D2, 8.11) on reverse. PhotoNote: The Rev. Adolphe Mabille (June 12, 1836-May 20, 1894) was a noted Swiss missionary who worked for the Paris Evangelical Mission Society in Basutoland. He became a philologist of Sesotho, an educator, and a trusted advisor for external affairs to King Moshoeshoe I, the creator...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLeribe (Thlotse Heights)1895 (21 Mar.) envelope registered to Winch Brothers in Colchester, bearing ½d. grey, 1d. carmine and 2½d. sage-green (D4) cancelled with several "thlotse/heights" datestamps (D3) and with manuscript "Registered 13" at foot, indistinct London Registered oval datestamp in red at right, the reverse with despatch, Cape Town Registered and arrival (16.4) datestamps; 2½d. adhesives with a few faults though an attractive three-colour registered franking and the latest recorded date of use of the D2 datestamp. Photoprovenance:Christie'...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1883 (5 Jan.) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card written by Rev. Thomas at Morija to Rev. Boegner at "Post Office Cape Town" and redirected back to Rev. Boegner c/o Rev. Mabille at Morija, put into the post at Mafeteng and cancelled with barred oval "156", manuscript "2d" postage due for redirection and showing Aliwal North oval datestamp and Cape Town c.d.s. (15.1); crease across upper left. An unusual missionary correspondence card. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1890 British Bechuanaland 1885 issue 6d. reddish purple cancelled with near-complete "mafeteng/basutoland" datestamp (D2) for 13 October. A previously unrecorded usage of Bechuanaland stamps in Basutoland. PFSA Certificate (1995). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1891 (1 June) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card, uprated with ½d. grey, from Louis Germond at "Siloe" to the Editor of the Express at Bloemfontein, twice cancelled with barred oval "156" and with despatch datestamp (D2) at foot, arrival squared-circle datestamp (9.6) on reverse. PhotoNote: Louis Germond was responsible for establishing the missionary station in 1863. No postal facilities were ever established at Siloe and mail was posted at the nearest town of MafetengSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1894 (8 Mar.) ½d. green missionary correspondence card, uprated with ½d. grey, written in French from "Makeneng" to Scotland, cancelled with barred oval "156" and showing despatch (D2), Aliwal North and Cape Town datestamps, all on face. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1894 (Oct.) and 1895 (Mar.) 1½d. grey missionary correspondence cards from Rev. Frederic Christol at Herman Missionary Station, the first to France and the second to Jerusalem, both cancelled with barred oval "156" and showing despatch (D2), Aliwal North, Cape Town and arrival datestamps, all on face, the latter also showing senders cachet at upper left corner. An unusual pair of these cards which were apparently only issued on 1 January 1895, the former usage prior to this date being a mysterySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMafeteng1897 (9 Sept.) 1d. pink envelope, uprated with 1d. carmine, to Johannesburg, sharing barred oval "156" with fine despatch datestamp (D2) alongside, Bloemfontein (10.9) and Johannesburg (11.9) datestamps on reverse, and 1900 envelope to Cornwall bearing 1d. cancelled with barred oval "156" and with D2 datestamp alongsideSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1878 (10 Dec.) envelope to Morija and redirected to Thabana Morena, bearing 1876 4d. blue lightly cancelled with void circle of thin bars (K1) and showing despatch datestamp (D2), light Mafeteng (D1) and Aliwal North (14.12) alongside. A remarkable item, being the only cover proving that the dumb grid cancel, which was originally allocated to Kimberley, was in fact used later at Maseru as it has the barred oval "281" as well. PhotoNote: Because of the postal route at this time, the cover travelled from Basutoland to Aliwal North, in the Cape Colo...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1885 (7 May) and 1886 (22 Apr.) registered letter receipts numbered "63" and "67" for mail to King William's Town, both showing Type D2 datestamps and signed by the Deputy Postmaster at Maseru, G. Griffiths, who was involved in both the Moirosi Campaign and the Basutoland Rebellion when he was the Governing AgentNote: The receipt numbered "63" is illustrated on page 36 of the Scott handbookSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1886 Griqualand West 1879 4d. dull blue (S.G. 26) cancelled with near-complete D2 datestamp (some frame breaks) for 2 September; tear at left, nevertheless a new discovery and very rare usage of this stamp in Basutoland. Also similar 4d. with forged "g.w." overprint and genuine D2 datestamp, apparently without rim. PFSA Certificate (2012 and 2017) respectively. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1886 (7 Oct.) "o.h.m.s." (deleted) Post Office envelope to King William's Town, marked "G Griffiths Oct 1886" at left and bearing 2d. bistre with barred oval "281 and showing D2 datestamp (some frame breaks) at left, Aliwal North (9.10) and arrival datestamps on reverse; the adhesive with minor faults though an attractive cover with the D2 datestamp showing frame breaks being a new discovery. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1894 (Sept.) 1½d. grey missionary correspondence card to Switzerland, cancelled by barred oval "281" with D2 datestamp alongside, Aliwal North, Cape Town, London and Neuchatel datestamps at left; two creases though an unusual usage to Switzerland with the message (written in French) to his parents commenting on being sorry that the recipient had to pay tax on cards received and Rev. Jacottet being in Morija. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1896 (29 July) ½d. green missionary correspondence card from Miriam Cachet to Miss Keck at the Girls School via Rev. Dyke who was the resident missionary at Morija, cancelled by barred oval "281" with despatch D2 datestamp (first digit of year date only printing) alongside, and 1899 (4 May) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card from Edouard Jacottet visiting "Berea Hills" (18 kms. from Maseru) to Vevey, Switzerland, cancelled with D2 datestamp with a further strike alongside and with arrival datestamp at leftSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price i...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1896 (11 Sept.) ½d. on 1d. brown card from Deaconess Maria Burton, placing an order for seeds, to Bloemfontein, cancelled by barred oval "281" with D2 datestamp alongside and arrival datestamp (12.9) at left; small fault at lower right corner, otherwise soundNote: Deaconess Maria Burton was the first teacher at the school, set up by the Anglican Diocese of Bloemfontein, established for the children of European officials, traders and missionaries active in the Maseru areaSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMaseru1900 1½d. grey missionary correspondence card from Eduardo Jacottet to Switzerland, cancelled with fine barred oval "281" and with "maseru" datestamp (D3) alongside, arrival datestamp at lower left; the latest recorded date of use of the barred oval "281" and the second day of use of the new Maseru datestamp. PhotoNote: Jacottet arrived in Morija from the Castle Mail Steamer "Grantully Castle" in 1884. He travelled via East London to Basutoland. This card is addressed to the Jacottet's of the Mission Swiss RomandeSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMohaleshoek1895 (Sept.) ½d. green card to Bloemfontein, cancelled with superb barred oval "210" with D2 datestamp below and arrival datestamp at left, Mafeteng and Wepener datestamps on reverse, vertical crease repaired with tape on reverse and a little soiled, and 1895 (Oct.) ½d. on 1d. brown card (addressee's surname reduced) to Quthing, cancelled with fine barred oval "210" and with D2 datestamp at lower left corner, arrival datestamp on reverseSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMohaleshoek1897 (17 Nov.) 4d. G size registered envelope, uprated with 2½d. ultramarine, to Cobán, Guatemala and redirected to Panzós, the adhesive cancelled by fine barred oval "210" with D2 and two UK datestamps below, the reverse with Aliwal North, Cape Town and two Guatemala datestamps. An attractive and almost certainly unique destination at this time. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMohaleshoek1899 (1 Apr.) envelope to Simons Town, bearing 1d. red cancelled by barred oval "210" and with D2 datestamp alongside, the reverse showing a legible strike of the Mafeteng 28mm. relief datestamp (D3) for 2 April partly overstruck by arrival datestamp (5.4); faults, including having been severed horizontally towards foot and rejoined, not affecting any markings. Exceptionally rare, being the latest recorded date of use of the barred oval "210" and one of only two recorded examples of the relief datestamp. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Pric...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1886 (16 Dec.) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card to Rev. Louis Jalla c/o Rev. Ellenberger "via Quthing" to Masitisi, cancelled by barred oval "277" with despatch D2 datestamp and Mohaleshoek D2 datestamp (the latest recorded date of use in this period), and 1887 (5 May) 1d. brown missionary correspondence card from Rev. Thomas Woodman to Bloemfontein, cancelled with barred oval "277" with faint despatch datestamp at centre, the reverse with two different Wepener datestamps and arrival datestamp (10.5)Note: Rev. Louis Jalla was visiting for...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1887 (13 Jan.) 1d. brown card to Wellington cancelled by barred oval "277" and with D2, T.P.O. and arrival datestamps, 1887 (24 Jan.) 1d. brown card (vertical crack/crease at left) "via Maseru and Ladybrand" to Bloemfontein, cancelled by barred oval "277" and showing D2, Maseru, Lady Brand and Bloemfontein datestamps, and 1887 (24 Nov.) 1d. brown card (written by E. Casalis, son of one of the original missionaries who arrived in Basutoland in 1833) "via Aliwal North" to Smithfield, O.F.S., cancelled by barred oval "277" and with part D2 datestamp...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1887 (10 Mar.) 1d. red card to Aliwal North, cancelled with indistinct barred oval "277" and with fine D2 datestamp alongside, only the second recorded example of this card used in Basutoland. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1887 (29 Sept.) envelope front, joined to non-contemporary reverse, to New York, bearing ½d. grey, 1d. red and 6d. purple twice cancelled with indistinct barred oval "277" and with D2 datestamp towards foot and light "2½" accountancy handstamp, upon arrival undelivered and with 10c. purple-brown Postage Due cancelled by oval-framed "po", Postage Due oval datestamp in violet, marked "Not found" and returned to Basutoland showing Cape Town Returned Letter Office datestamp for 24 February 1889 and various other markings; several creases and other f...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1892 (9 July) and 1893 (22 June) envelopes ex the same correspondence to Wellington, Cape bearing 1d. and ½d. grey (2) respectively, and 1897 envelope "via England" to Switzerland bearing 2½d. ultramarine, all cancelled with indistinct strikes of barred oval "277" and showing good to fine D2 datestamps, various backstamps. An attractive trioSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodMorija1895 (21 Jan.) ½d. on 1d. brown card, written by Eugene Mobille, son of the missionary Adolf Mobille, to Teyateyaneng, cancelled by barred oval "277" with D2 and Maseru D2 datestamps alongside, arrival D2 datestamp on reverse, and 1896 (16 July) 1d. brown card to Bloemfontein, cancelled by good barred oval "227" with arrival datestamp alongside and despatch D2 datestamp at leftSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodQuthing1895 (3 June) 1d. pink envelope, uprated with 1d. red (2), to Switzerland, cancelled by three barred oval "135" and with D3 datestamp below, Aliwal North, Cape Town and Lucerne datestamps on reverse; envelope with tear on reverse through opening though a most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodQuthing1896 (6 Feb.) 1d. pink envelope "via Herschel" to Lady Grey, cancelled with light barred oval "135" and with D3 datestamp at left, Herschel and Lady Grey datestamps on reverse; clean and most attractive. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodTeyateyaneng1898 (21 Apr.) envelope (small imperfections) to Sir Benjamin Whitney at Dublin, bearing ½d. grey and 1d. red (2) twice cancelled by barred oval "688" and with fine D2 datestamp alongside, Maseru D2 transit datestamp (22.4) at foot, and 1899 (13 Dec.) 1d. red card to Dublin, cancelled by fine barred oval "688" and with D2 datestamp below, repaired tear through barred oval. A generally attractive pair with the former illustrated on page 266 of the Scott handbook. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premi...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodTeyateyaneng1900 (29 Apr.) envelope registered to Sir Benjamin Whitney in Dublin, bearing 1d. red (4) cancelled with three D2 datestamps, manuscript "Registered No. 31" at left and London Registered hooded datestamp in red at foot, the reverse with Aliwal North, Cape Town and Dublin (26.5) datestamps; scarce and most attractive. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodIncoming Mail1888 envelopes (2) ex the Hobson correspondence from Hanover or King William's Town to Maseru, both bearing 2d. bistre and one with D2 datestamp on face, 1893 1d. pink envelope (flap faults), uprated with 1d. on 2d. bistre, from East London to Mohaleshoek and showing boxed "posted late" handstamp, 1893 ½d. green card from Queens Town to Morija, and 1897 ½d. on 1d. brown card from "Buchanan Qumba East Griqualand" to Morija cancelled with barred oval "264" and with Kei Road datestamp at leftSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodIncoming Mail1893 (8 Dec.) 4d. G size registered envelope, uprated with 1d. red, from Kimberley to the Rev. A Mabille in the Morija District, cancelled "227" and with, on reverse, Aliwal North, Eastern T.P.O. Down, Western T.P.O. Down and Morija D2 datestamps; registration stamp torn through opening, otherwise fine. An unusual registered item of incoming mailSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodIncoming Mail1894 O.F.S. 2d. Brief Karte from Bloemfontein to the Penny Mail Officer at Grahams Town with despatch (Batten #62, scarce) and arrival datestamps on face, the contents refer to Chief Lerothodi's visit to the town "In Langdens' Basutoland Communication - with Chief Lerotholi and a large escourt of Basu Warriors on horseback arrived here yesterday. It disturbed the quiet of the Bloemfontein Sunday afternoon to have a bank of native warriors riding through the streets - Commission and Chief leave for Cape Town today"; a most interesting card....

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarCivilian Mail1900 (May) envelope from Mafeteng to England bearing 1d. red with barred numeral "156" and D4 datestamp, the reverse with mention that the cover had been posted in O.F.S. and making reference to Jammersdrift where the British were under siege, 1900 (Dec.) envelope from Maseru to Cape Town cancelled with D3 datestamp and with Opened Under Martial War label, 1901 (Jan.) ½d. grey envelope used locally from Leribe with D4 datestamp, 1901 (Sept.) 1d. red letter card from Maseru to London with D2 datestamp, contents mention that the...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarCivilian Mail1900 (Sept.) 1d. red letter card, uprated with ½d. and 1d., from "Berea Hills" to Vevey, Switzerland and cancelled with several Maseru D2 datestamps, and 1901 (July) 1d. on 1½d. grey missionary correspondence card from Eduardo Jacottet at Thaba Bosin to Paris and cancelled by Maseru D2 datestamp alongside arrival datestampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarCivilian Mail1901 envelopes (2) from Teyateyaneng to Cape Town, both bearing 1d. red with D2 datestamp, one with Opened Under Martial Law censor label and triangular framed censor handstamp in violet applied over censor handstamp in red, the other with two despatch datestamps and Cape Town censor handstampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarCivilian Mail1902 (14 Jan.) ½d. brown card, uprated with 1d. red, from Leribe to Paris, the stationery impression cancelled with D4 datestamp and the additional stamp cancelled in pencil, part arrival datestamp alongside, the card message headed "Leribe Camp" and possibly written by a one of the French fighting on the Boer sideNote: It is believed that both the Boers and British used Basutoland as a base during the Boer War. The Boers also used Basutoland as a springboard into the Orange River ColonySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addi...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarMilitary Mail1900 (3 May) envelope from Mafeteng to Capt. Gale of "No. 5 Company R.P.R" Railway Pioneer Regiment at Norwals Point, bearing 1d. red cancelled by barred oval "156" and D4 datestamp, Aliwal North and arrival datestamps on reverseNote: The Railway Pioneer Regiment was employed chiefly on the Cape-Pretoria railway, also on the Krugersdorp line, did service on armoured trains and sometimes acted as a fighting force. Capt. Gale was killed a month later on 7 June at RoodewalSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT o...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarMilitary Mail1900 (22 May) envelope from Maseru to England, marked "On Active Service, 3rd. Cpy, 1st. Batt. I.Y." (Imperial Yeomanry) and showing D2 (23.5) datestamp, 28 May F.P.O. datestamp (at that time allocated to APO 17 at Winburg) and London Paid datestamp (16.6), a further clear Maseru datestamp and Birmingham datestamp on reverse, and 1901 (Jan.) envelope from Thomas River near Cathcart to Lieut C. Burtram, variously redirected with various handstamps and datestamps including Maseru and LeribeSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in ad...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarMilitary Mail1900 (June) envelope from Leribe to England, marked "On Active Service Stamps Unobtainable" though bearing G.B. 1d. lilac with blue crayon cross (not recognised as valid postage) and D4 datestamp, and 1900 (Sept.) unfranked Letter Card "On Active Service No Stamps", written from Spitzkop, O.F.S. to England and with fine Leribe D4 datestamp; the first with some soiling though an unusual pair with the owner recording only five examples of British campaign mailSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pre...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarMilitary Mail1901 (18 Dec.) Assistant Commissioner's Office OHMS envelope (225x102mm., minor soiling) with printed titles deleted and marked "From Capt. W Mayne 1st. Batt", to Harrismith O.R.C. and bearing 1d. red with part D2 datestamp and with a further strike towards foot; rare with only one other item of Official stationery recorded by the ownerSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailUndated mourning front to Henry Frans Serfontyn at Green Point Camp, bearing 1d. red unusually cancelled with circular "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in back with a further strike at foot, endorsed "Censored" followed by a set of initials and showing circular "cogwheel" type "o v/censor/s" handstamp, believed one of less than ten recorded; this handstamp apparently used at Leribe and only applied to mail destined for Cape Town. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more i...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to and from Ceylon1900-01 collection of envelopes (10) and fronts (6) from Leribe (5), Mafeteng (4), Maseru (3, one with inverted day and month slugs), Mohaleshoek (front registered), Morija and Teyateyaneng (2), all to Diyatalawa Camp and franked at 1d., 2d., 2½d. or 5d., most with "censor/prisoners of war" cachet or Camp censor cachet and with two items from Mafeteng with small "maldirige" (misorted/misdirected) handstamp; condition rather mixed as one would expect with a lot of this nature though an interesting lo...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to and from Ceylon1902 (Jan.) envelope from Diyatalawa Camp to Mrs. van der Riet at Thlotse Heights, bearing 3c. green (2) sharing datestamp and showing "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in blue, Cape Town (26.5) and Fiksburg (24.6) datestamps, all on face, Maseru datestamp (1.6) on reverse. A rare usage of incoming mail from Ceylon with only six examples recorded by the owner, and a very late use of the censor handstamp just before peace was declared on 31 May. PhotoNote: Apparently written by Tobias Johannes van de...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to and from Ceylon1902 (Apr.) envelope from Leribe to Diyatalawa Camp, bearing G.B. 1d. lilac circled with blue crayon as unaccepted for postage and with D4 datestamp below, showing large "2d." postage due handstamp, orange Opened Under Martial Law label partially over the stamp and tax marking and showing "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in blue, upon arrival marked "Mt. Lavinia" twice in red ink indicating transfer of the prisoner to this second camp. PhotoNote: Mount Lavinia was the second camp to be opened in Ce...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to St. Helena1900 (Dec.) envelope from Maseru to Green Point Camp, Cape Town, bearing 1d. with D3 datestamp, upon arrival redirected to "St. Helena" and with arrival datestamp (12.3) alongside the adhesive, and 1902 (Dec.) envelope (minor imperfections) from Maseru to Broad Bottom Camp bearing 1d. with D2 datestamp, both with "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in blueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to St. Helena1901 (May) envelope from Leribe to Henry Harris in Tent 88, bearing G.B. 1d. lilac, most unusually accepted for postage and cancelled with D4 datestamp, "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in blue at right. PhotoNote: Henry Harris from Hope Valley was captured at Paardekraal on 27 February 1900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to St. Helena1901 (Oct. and Nov.) envelopes ex the Saunders correspondence from Morija to Broad Bottom Camp, both bearing 1d. red cancelled by D3 datestamp with a further strike alongside, both showing "prisoners of war/censor/broad bottom camp" handstamp in violet, the first very faint, the second largely fine; the November cover a little toned though a generally attractive pairSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodThe Boer WarPrisoner of War MailMail to St. Helena1901 (Nov.) envelope bearing 1d. red and 1902 (Feb.) ½d. green card, both from Maseru to Broad Bottom Camp and cancelled with D2 datestamps, the first with "censor/prisoners of war" cachet in blue, the second with large blue crayon marks on front and no apparent censoringSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLater Cape Period1903-09 group of four missionary usage cards, comprising 1903 1d. on 1½d. from "Maphutseng" to Switzerland with Mohaleshoek D2 datestamp, 1906 1d. on 1½d. from "Thabaleng" to France with Teyateyaneng D2 datestamp, 1909 ½d. from "Maphutseng" to Morija with Mohaleshoek D2 datestamp and 1909 ½d. from "Kaeneng" to Morija with Teyateyaneng D2 datestamp and D3 arrival datestampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLater Cape Period1905-10 selection of covers/cards, picture postcards (8) and letter card fronts (2) from Leribe (D6 datestamp six months earlier than recorded by Proud), Maseru (3, one a real photo type "Basuto Cavalry" and one to Japan with Maseru Customs cachet), Morija (3), Mohaleshoek (written by Sir Herbert Stoley, British Resident Commissioner) and Teyateyaneng, and 1907 incoming cards from Cape to Maseru and Quthing and from Scotland to Maseru, all with arrival datestamps. Also two postcards with views of Basutoland on reverseSubject to 5% tax...

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodLater Cape Period1906 (21 Sept.) 4d. F size registered envelope, uprated with 1d. red (3), from Leribe to England, all neatly cancelled with D4 datestamp, manuscript "No. 215" registration mark and, on reverse, Cape Town, London and Ipswich datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodInterprovincial Period1911 (11 Apr.) envelope from Maseru to Switzerland bearing 1911 2½d. with D6 datestamp, 2½d. block of six (possibly the largest used in Basutoland) cancelled with five D6 strikes on the same day, and four further examples cancelled at Leribe, Mafeteng and Maseru (2, one D6 and one D7)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodInterprovincial Period1912 (28 Jan.) envelope from Maseru to Switzerland bearing O.R.C. 2½d. with D6 datestamp, 1912 (Feb.) envelope and (Mar.) card to England, both bearing Transvaal 1d. with D6 datestamp, and 1913 (May) incoming envelope from Bloemfontein to Maseru bearing 1d., marked "Unknown" and with D6 arrival datestampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodInterprovincial Period1912 (Feb.) and (Apr.) 1d. stationery view cards (Houses of Parliament and Table Mountain respectively) from Mafeteng to France with D6 datestamps, and 1912 and 1915 Natal 1d. stationery cards from Teyateyaneng to Switzerland both with D2 datestamps; two with small imperfections though an unusual quartetSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe Cape Post Office PeriodInterprovincial Period1912 (July) envelope from Mohaleshoek to U.S.A. bearing Transvaal 1d. with D2 datestamp, showing framed "t/30c" and New York Terminus "due/6/cents" duplex handstamps, 1912 (Aug.) O.R.C. ½d. green card, uprated with Transvaal ½d., from Quthing to Switzerland and cancelled with D3 datestamp, and 1913 (Oct.) outside period envelope (a little soiled) from Maseru to Germany bearing Transvaal 1d. (2) and South Africa ½d. with D7 datestamp (a few days earlier than recorded by Proud); also loose Transvaal 1/- with Leribe datestamp, 1/- an...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1913-33 collection of envelopes/cards (11) all from Maseru, including 1913 O.F.S. ½d. card to Leribe, embossed "maseru" and with D7 datestamp, 1914 envelope to France bearing 2½d., 1914 envelope to Grahamstown bearing 1d. (2) with D8 datestamp (earliest recorded), 1925 OHMS envelope from the B.M. Police Office addressed locally with D10 datestamp, 1925 envelope to France franked at 3d., 1931 envelope by airmail to England franked at 6d., 1933 envelopes (2) registered to Pretoria with R5 registration cachet (both earlier than date recorded in...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1914-33 collection of envelopes/cards (25) and a range of loose adhesives/pieces (30) from a variety of offices, the covers/cards with mail addressed locally and overseas and including 1914 and 1915 uprated missionary usage cards from Butha Buthe and Teyateyaneng to Germany and Switzerland, 1924 and 1927 cards from Mamathes with D2 relief datestamp, 1927 ½d. card with Butha Buthae D4 relief datestamp, 1928 card from Thaba Bosigo, 1930 ½d. card from Thabana Moreno with D2 on first day of P.O. re-opening, 1930 (registered) and 1933 envelopes from...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1915 envelope from Morija to France bearing 2½d. with D6 datestamp and showing Crowned oval-framed "passed censor" cachet in violet, 1917 On Active Service cards (2) from France to Mafeteng with one redirected to O.F.S. and showing large part arrival D12 datestamp (lettering and time code different), 1918 ½d. card, uprated with ½d., from Rev. Jacottet at Morija and envelope from Quthing bearing 2½d., both to Switzerland and censored with cachet and label respectively. An interesting and unusual WWI groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addi...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1915 (1 Oct.) F size 4d. registered envelope, uprated with 1d., from Mafeteng to Rev. Adolfe Jalla at Livingstone Mission Station, N.W. Rhodesia showing superb straight-line "mafeteng." registration handstamp in violet and with the adhesive cancelled by relief datestamp, the reverse with a further strike of the relief datestamp, Registered Bulawayo (7.10) and Livingstone (9.10) datestamps, both the registration handstamp and the relief datestamp previously unrecorded; also two loose adhesives with the same relief datestamp used in 1922 and 1930...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1916 (14 Oct.) envelope from Quthing registered to London, bearing 1d. and 2d. pair both cancelled with D5 datestamp and with manuscript "Quthing 395" registration marking, Lady Grey (23.10) and indistinct arrival datestamps on reverse. The only recorded example of this manuscript registration. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1930 4d. G size registered envelope, uprated with 1d., from Leribe to Lourenco Marques, cancelled with D8 datestamp showing time code blocked out and with R2 registration cachet, over 3 years earlier than recorded by Proud; also 1920 Groves and Lindley front registered from Thabaneng to England, showing "Thabaneng" registration handstamp in violet (R1, believed the only recorded example) followed by registration number and with the adhesives cancelled at Mafeteng, possibly through the despatch datestamp being lost or damagedSubject to 5% tax on...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office Period1930 (9 June) 1½d. card from Quthing to U.S.A. cancelled by the sole recorded example of the D6 relief datestamp; the date unclear though believed to be the same date as the message. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office PeriodPostage Dues1924 (June) postcard from the British Empire Exhibition in London to Potchefstroom and redirected to Morija, showing "t" handstamp and bearing 1d. cancelled with D6 datestamp, and 1924 (Oct.) envelope back bearing 1d. marginal block of fifteen with four D6 datestamps, surely the largest known block used in BasutolandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office PeriodPostage Dues1926 (Jan.) 4d. G size registered envelope, uprated with 1d., from Durban to Morija, marked on face in blue crayon "Paid 4d. postage/10/-/no letter" and, on reverse, showing oval-framed "T/4d" handstamp, framed "posted out/of course" and bearing Postage Due 2d. vertical pair with D6 arrival datestamp (28.1), 1932 piece bearing Transvaal ½d., showing circular-framed "t/3d" and with Postage Due 3d. cancelled with Qachasnek D6 datestamp, and 1933 unstamped envelope from Maseru to Sir Clement Rankhelepe at the Masite Training Institutio...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office PeriodPostage Dues1933 (Oct.) envelope from Johannesburg to Maseru bearing ½d., upon arrival franked with Postage Due 1933 1d. and 3d. used on day of issue, and 1933 (30 Dec.) unfranked envelope registered from Maseru to Pretoria showing fine R5 registration cachet and bearing Transvaal Postage Due 5d. (2, one creased) both showing inverted "p" for "d" and believed unique as such. An interesting and most unusual duo of philatelic frankingsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office PeriodIncoming Mail1914 (9 Apr.) envelope from Mongu-Lealui to Jacques Delpech at a mission station at Sesheke, Northern Rhodesia, subsequently readdressed to Rev. Duby via Livingstone (24.4) to Morija (1.5) and again readdressed to the original addressee at Pretoria (7.5), eventually undelivered and returned to the sender with manuscript "Bulawayo Poste Restante" and machine datestamp (10.5), bearing 1910-13 ½d. (2) with despatch datestamp and showing a variety of redirection datestamps on front and reverse; minor soiling around the adhesives though...

(x) BasutolandThe South Africa Post Office PeriodIncoming Mail1917 (9 Sept.) envelope from England to Miss E.S. Thomson in Salisbury, Rhodesia bearing ½d. pair, marked "Please forward" and upon arrival (16.10) duly redirected to her at Durban (1.11) and again (on reverse) to Mrs. Keable at Leribe (10.11) before being sent "Poste Restante" to Durban (12.11) once again; minor edge faults though a fascinating cover. PhotoNote: Mrs. Keable was the wife of Robert Keable an ordained Anglican minister who became the rector at Leribe. He served as chaplain with South African Forces fighting in France...

Batum1912 postcard to U.S.A. bearing 4k. red and 1917 10k. blue stationery envelope to Holland, both cancelled with Batum datestamps, 1919 cash prepayment envelopes (3), two with the framed handstamp completed for 15k. or 50k, the third unaddressed and uncompleted; also Turkish Occupation of Batum, block of four and three singles on four pieces with single-ring datestamps. An unusual groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1919-20 Aloe Tree study of the three issues including 1919 (4 Apr.) issue with unused and used (2) sets, two sets on separate covers also bearing (13 Apr.) imperforate values, a set on stationery card and 3r. on envelope with 1919 (Nov.) 1k. with violet surcharge, 1919 (Nov.) "british occupation" with unused and used sets, 2r., 3r. and 5r. unused multiples with some showing minor varieties, and 1920 "british occupation" with mint (2) and used sets, a range of mint multiples, 5r. with "bpitish", 5r. with plate crack flaw, 50r. with offset,, etc; generally good to fineSubject to 20% VAT...

Batum1919 (13 Apr.) IssueSet of four with additional 10r. on 3k., unused with part to large original gum; 10r. on 10 on 7k. with a trace of soiling and light horizontal crease, otherwise sound. A scarce set. S.G. 7-10, £1,300. Photo top two valuesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1919 (13 Apr.) Issue10r. on 1k., 10r. on 3k. (2, both on pieces) and 10r. on 5k., fine used. S.G. 7-9, £774. Photo for 10r. on 5k.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1919 (13 Apr.) Issue10r. on 1k. and 10r. on 3k. cancelled on unaddressed envelope, and 10r. on 3k. on 1919 and 1920 envelopes addressed locally or to SwitzerlandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1919-20 Issue10r. on 3k. (5 with a tête-bêche pair and one with surcharge inverted) and 15r. on 1k. (11 with black tête-bêche pair, red (2, one with surcharge inverted), mint, 10r. on 3k. (2, one on piece) and 15r. on 1k. (4 with red and violet (2) overprints), used; generally fine. Holcombe Opinions or Certificates for three including the tête-bêche pairs. S.G. 19-20b, £1,864+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 1k. orange, fine mint. Scarce. S.G. 21, £650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 1k. orange vertical tête-bêche pair, fine mint. Rare. Society of Russian Philately Certificate (1981). S.G. 21, £1,300+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 1k. orange, used; fine and scarce. S.G. 21, £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 2k. yellow-green, mint; horizontal and vertical creases, fresh and fine appearance. Scarce. S.G. 22, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 2k. yellow-green, variety surcharge inverted, fine mint. Very scarce. S.G. 22 var., £950+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 2k. yellow-green, used on piece; fine and scarce. S.G. 22, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 2k. yellow-green with interpanneau margin (severed and rejoined) at right, lightly mounted mint; light horizontal crease towards foot, otherwise fresh and fine. Holcombe Opinion (1995). S.G. 23, £850. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 3k. carmine-red, fresh unmounted mint; one short perf. at right, otherwise fine. Rare. Holcombe Opinion (1995). S.G. 24, £1,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 3k. carmine-red, fine used. Rare. S.G. 24, £1,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 4k. red, part original gum. Scarce. S.G. 25, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 4k. red, fine used on piece. Scarce. S.G. 25, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 5k. brown-lilac, mint; small tone marks at upper left, barely apparent on face. S.G. 26, £450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 5k. brown-lilac, fine used. S.G. 26, £600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 10k. deep blue, fresh mint; two short perfs. at lower left, otherwise fine and a presentable example of this very rare stamp. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1989). S.G. 27, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 10k. deep blue, neatly cancelled, two shortish perfs. and light tone at foot though an attractive example of this very rare stamp. Mikulski Certificate (1989). S.G. 27, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 15k. blue and red-brown, fine unmounted mint. Scarce. S.G. 28, £850. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.) Issue, Perforated50r. on 15k. blue and red-brown, variety surcharge inverted, large part original gum; horizontal crease and two faint tones on reverse. A very scarce variety. Holcombe Opinion (1994). S.G. 28, £850+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, PerforatedA set of nine with additional 25r. on 5k. and 50r. on 4k. with black surcharges, set of five with blue surcharges, good to fine mint. S.G. 29-37, £1,585Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, PerforatedA set of nine with additional 25r. on 20 on 14k., 25r. on 50k., 50r. on 2k. (surcharge inverted) and 50r. on 4k (surcharge inverted) with black surcharges, set of five, with additional set less 25r. on 50k., with blue surcharges, the additional values each on piece; the two inverted surcharges with faults though generally fine. S.G. 29-37, £2,975Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, Perforated25r. on 5k. to 25r. on 50k. and 50r. on 2k. with black surcharges, 25r. on 20 on 14k., 2r. on 25k. and 25r. on 50k., mint, and 25r. on 10 on 7k. used, all in vertical tête-bêche pairs; generally fine and a scarce group. Holcombe Certificate or Opinion for two. Cat. £2,460+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 2k. yellow-green, 50r. on 3k. carmine-red and 50r. on 5k. brown-lilac, fresh mint; 50r. on 5k. with Dr. Cereza handstamp just showing through at foot. A fine and rare trio. S.G. 38-40, £2,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 2k. yellow-green, used on small piece; very fine. S.G. 38, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Jan.-Feb.) Issue, Imperforate50r. on 3k. carmine-red, variety surcharge inverted, mint; fine and scarce. Holcombe Opinion (1994). S.G. 39 var., £550+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (Mar.) Romanov Issue50r. on 4k. rose-carmine mint (3) and used (2, one on piece), good to fine. S.G. 41, £760Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Batum1920 (1 Apr.) SurchargesA mint and used study, the mint comprise black surcharge 25r. on 5k. (3), 25r. on 25k. (10 with a block of four and a single with surcharge partially missing at foot) and 50r. on 50k. (33, 26 including a block of twenty with "50" cut), and blue surcharge 25r. on 5k. (4 with a pair showing surcharge applied diagonally), 25r. on 25k. (3 with a pair) and 50r. on 50k. (8 with a block of four and two with "50" cut), and used with black surcharge 25r. on 25k., 50r. on 50k. (2, one with "50" cut) and blue surcharge set of three (50r. on 50k. with "50" cut); generally goo...

BatumPostcard Stamps35k. on Arms 4r. red, unused with traces of gum; horizontal crease, a few perfs. missing at top and a fraction soiled though of fair appearance for this very rare stamp. Society of Russian Philately Certificate (1980). S.G. P1, £10,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BatumPostcard Stamps35k. on Romanov 4k. carmine-red, unused without gum; a few perf. tips a little soiled, otherwise sound and a presentable example of this, the rarest stamp of Batum. S.G. P2, £18,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BatumPostal Stationery Cards35k. on 3k. red unused (2), used (5, one uprated with 1919 set, two uprated with 1919 5k. and 10k., one a reply half, all three addressed locally, and one with additional stamps removed), 35k. on 35k. reply card with both halves cancelled though unaddressed, and 35k. on 4k. red U.P.U. type unused; the unused 35k. on 3k. both a little toned though generally good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Belgian Congo1886-1960 mint and used collection on pages, including 1886 5f. mint and used, 1887 Parcel Post 3f. 50 on 5f. used (Kaiser Certificate 1998), 1887-94 5f. violet, 5f. grey mint and used, 10f., prepared for use but not issued 25f., 50f., 1887 Parcel Post 3f. 50 on 5f. violet, 1889 3f. 50 on 5f. violet, 1892 3f. 50 on 5f. grey, 1898 3f, 50, 10f., 1909 overprints with values to 10f., 1910 3f., 10f., 1918 Red Cross set, 1923-27 set, 1928 Stanley set, 1930 Native Protection, 1931 surcharge set, 1931-37 set, 1934-37 Air set with 1f. booklet pane of eight, 1944 Red Cross set, 1947-50 10c...

Bermuda1865-1903 Perf. 14 Issue1d. pale rose and 1886 CA 1d. carmine-rose, both left pane [49] variety inverted "q" for "o" in "one", fine mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1865-1903 Perf. 14 Issue2d. dull blue, variety watermark inverted, blue numeral cancellation; a few short perfs. at foot, otherwise sound. S.G. 3w, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1865-1903 Perf. 14 Issue3d. yellow-buff, variety watermark inverted, part numeral cancellation; minor surface abrasion in one corner, otherwise sound. S.G. 5w, £325. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1865-1903 Perf. 14 Issue6d. dull mauve horizontal pair, variety watermark inverted, large part original gum; one with a short perf. at foot, the other with small corner crease. S.G. 7w, £360+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1883-1904 1d. carmine-rose, variety watermark inverted, datestamp cancellation; two small imperfections, otherwise sound. S.G. 24w, £375. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1901 ¼d. on 1d. collection comprising complete sheet of 240, double pane of 120 less left-hand margin, left and right-hand panes of sixty, block of nine and four singles, mint, block of fifteen and an interpanneau strip of three used; the sheet of 240 gum toned though of generally good to fine appearance. S.G. 30/30b, £2,498Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1910-25 1d. carmine Plate III imperforate plate proof block of six (3x2), [79-93], [80] with master plate retouch and plate scratch between [80] and [81]; some creasing. Photoprovenance:Morris H. Ludington, June 1999"Foxley", March 2017Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1910-25 2½d. blue, variety watermark inverted and reversed, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 48y, £325. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1918-22 5/- green and carmine-red on pale yellow, [45] break in lines below left scroll, State I, lightly mounted mint. Scarce. S.G. 53de, £400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1918-22 £1 purple and black on red, [45] break in lines below left scroll, unmounted mint. Scarce. A.P.S. Certificate (1996). S.G. 55e, £1,600+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1920 War Tax 1d. carmine Plate II block of six (3x2), top centre stamp, R.1/8, with "Flag" flaw, fine mint. S.G. 58a, £140+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue2/- purple and blue on grey-blue, [45] break in lines below left scroll, State I repaired, very lightly mounted mint. S.G. 88ge var., £350. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue2/6d. grey-black and pale orange-vermilion on grey-blue, fresh lightly mounted mint. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2018). S.G. 89h, £2,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue2/6d. black and carmine-red on deep grey-blue, 36A nick in top right scroll, State II, exceptionally lightly mounted mint. S.G. 89i var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue2/6d. black and scarlet-vermilion on deep blue, 36A nick in top right scroll, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 89jc, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue2/6d. black and bright orange-vermilion on deep blue, fresh and fine mint. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1999, then 89g). S.G. 89k, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue10/- green and red on pale emerald, [45] break in lines below left scroll, State I, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 92e, £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1924-32 Issue12/6d. grey and orange, [9] break through scroll, lightly mounted mint; one short perf. at foot. S.G. 93d, £900. Photoprovenance:"Foxley", March 2017Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1938-53 Issue2/6d. black and red on pale blue, [60] broken lower right scroll, fresh mint. S.G. 117be, £650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1938-53 Issue5/- dull yellow-green and red on yellow line perf. 14¼ horizontal pair from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number, [59] with broken top right scroll, [60] with broken lower right scroll, both with part Hamilton 1945 datestamps; a fine and scarce positional multiple. KGVI Expertising Certificate (2007). S.G. 118bd, be, £1,100+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1938-53 Issue12/6d. grey and pale orange March 1943 printing on ordinary paper, [60] broken lower right scroll, fresh mint. Fine and rare. S.G. 120ce, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1938-53 Issue£1 pale purple and black on pale red, [60] broken lower right scroll, fresh lightly mounted mint. Fine and rare. S.G. 121be, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1962-68 2d. pale lilac, indigo, yellow and green marginal block of six (2x3) from the right of the sheet, variety yellow misplaced 2mm. to right, unmounted mint; pre-printing paper creases. S.G. 164d, var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1965 I.C.Y. 2/6d. deep bluish green and lavender, marginal from the right of the sheet, variety lavender printed double, unmounted mint (pencil notation in margin) with used example for comparison. S.G. 188 var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda2001 20c. White-tailed tropic bird lower left corner Plate 1A block of four and 20c. Cahow lower right corner Plate 1B block of four, both with perfs. misplaced 4mm. to left, unmounted mint. A spectacular pair with a used example of the Cahow for comparison. S.G. 854, 855 var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British East Africa1897-1903 Issue20r. pale green, fresh mint; two tiny thins at top, fine appearance. S.G. 98, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British East Africa1897-1903 Issue50r. mauve overprinted "specimen", fine mint. S.G. 99s, £400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British East Africa1897-1903 Issue50r. mauve, fine mint. An attractive example of this scarce high value. S.G. 99, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Guiana1850-51 "Cottonreel" 12c. blue Type B cut round, initialled and cancelled with Demerara datestamp (year date unclear); odd traces of thinning and small ink mark at right, barely apparent on face. A very presentable example of this classic stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1994). S.G. 5I, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantBritish Post Offices in the Turkish EmpireBeirut1877-94 covers (7) and a cover top to various destinations, five bearing 2½d. cancelled "G06" and two later to Cyprus or U.S.A. franked at 2½d. and cancelled with hooded datestamp; also 1906 revenue document from the British Post Office bearing Turkish fiscals (2) sharing "beyrout/british post office" datestamps; two items with faults though generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British LevantBritish Post Offices in the Turkish EmpireBeirut1911 (9 May) envelope registered to Austria bearing unoverprinted Edward VII 7d. with oval Beyrout datestamp; transit and arrival datestamps on reverse, fine. Pröschold Certificate (1984)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantBritish Post Offices in the Turkish EmpireConstantinople1857-1900 selection of incoming mail (12) from France, G.B. (9, one in 1867 with "not called for" and boxed "unclaimed" handstamps in red) and U.S.A. (3), all but one with arrival datestamps in black, blue or red; a few faults though an interesting groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantBritish Post Offices in the Turkish EmpireConstantinople1860-85 covers/cards (17) to a variety of destinations and franked at 1d. (2), 2½d. (7, one with 2½d. rosy mauve Plate 1), 4d. rose, 5d. (3), 6d. (2), 9½d. (registered) and 1/-, all cancelled "C" in oval of bars in two different types, one showing "too late" in red, and 1892-1902 cards (5) and 1912 envelope, all cancelled with single-ring datestamp; condition mixed in places though generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

(x) British LevantBritish Post Offices in the Turkish EmpireSmyrna1879-92 covers/cards (7), mostly to England and franked at ½d., 1d. (3), 2½d. (2) and 3d., all cancelled "F87", 1896-1909 covers/card (3) all cancelled with single-ring datestamp, incoming mail (3, one redirected to Beirut) also with single-ring datestamps, and U.S. cover and card with Levant and Smyrna names of origin; a few faults though generally of good appearanceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1885-1902 range of covers to various destinations, four bearing 1885 40pa. on 2½d., forty three (ten registered) bearing one or two 1887 40pa. on 2½d. (one with retta cancellation) or 80pa. on 5d., variously cancelled, a few with barred ovals, the others with datestamps; condition a little mixed in places though generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British LevantThe Issued Stamps1887-96 40pa. on 2½d. purple on blue handstamped "specimen", British Currency 1911-13 ½d., 1d., Post Offices in Constantinople and Smyrna Turkish Currency 1921 180pi. on 10/- (unused without gum), British Currency 1921 2d. to 2/6d., chiefly fine with original gumSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1893 (25 Feb.) envelope (stain at right) from Constantinople to England, bearing "40 paras" on ½d. vermilion with surcharge misplaced to left and cancelled "c" in oval of bars, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse, (28 Feb.) and (1 Mar.) envelopes from Constantinople to Germany and Switzerland respectively, both bearing "40 paras" on ½d. vermilion, the first with "s" normal, the second with the surcharge very underinked, and a further loose example showing damaged "s" and cancelled with 1 March datestamp. B.P.A. Certificates for 28 February cover (198...

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1893 (28 Feb.) 2d. blue G size registered envelope, uprated with "40 paras" on ½d. vermilion, from Constantinople to Oxford, neatly cancelled with datestamp, and (1 Mar.) G.B. 1d. card, uprated with "40 paras" on ½d. vermilion, registered from Stamboul to London with neat datestampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1899 (16 Feb.) envelope from the Armenian Catholic Patriach in Constantinople to Cyprus, bearing 1887 40pa. on 2½d. with variety surcharge misplaced 4mm. to left and lightly cancelled with datestamp, senders cachet and Larnaca datestamp (22.2) on reverse. Scarce. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1903-21 range of covers/cards (127, some registered), generally to Europe and bearing a variety of surcharged or Levant values, many with the 1902-05 40pa. on 2½d., others of interest include 1912 envelope to Greece with Levant 1d. cancelled by intaglio seal handstamp and 1923 (26 Sept.) envelope from Constantinople to England with typed Post office note saying that the Office will close that day; also a few othersSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantThe Issued Stamps1919-22 covers bearing a variety of Great Britain values (many with 2½d. only), forty-seven (some registered) and fronts (4) used at the Civilian Post Offices, thirty used at Army Post Offices, eight unstamped with various military datestamps, and Indian Post Office items (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British LevantPostal StationeryA range of cards used at Constantinople, comprising G.B. ¼d., 1d. brown (3), 1d. vermilion (3) and 1d. carmine, 4½pi. on 1½d. (3 in two sizes), Levant KEVII 1d. (2) and KGV 1d. (3), the first five with various types of barred oval "c", the others with datestamps; the first (small faults) scarce though generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British LevantPostal Stationery1912 (30 Jan.) Edward VII ½d. newspaper wrapper used from Constantinople to Austria; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) British Occupation of Italian ColoniesMiddle East Forces: 1942 (Mar.) Nairobi 5d. brown, a vertical pair showing square and round stops se-tenant, fresh and fine lightly mounted mint. Rare. S.G. M10b, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Occupation of Italian ColoniesMiddle East Forces: 1943-47 selection (66), including two complete sets, a set to 5/- in blocks of four, 5/- and 10/- overprinted "specimen" (Sismondo Certificate 2008), also 1942 Postage Due set used; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Occupation of Italian ColoniesEritrea: 1948-49 5c. on ½d. to 10r. on 10/- mint and used sets, 1951 5c. on ½d. to 10s. on 10/- set mint, Postage Due 1948 sets mint and used, 1950 set mint; fine. Cat. £465Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia1948 Silver Wedding 15r. on £1 blue complete sheet of twenty (5x4), unmounted mint, some wrinkles at left; fine and scarce. S.G. 26, £500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Postal Agencies in Eastern ArabiaSelection of covers/airletters (33) contained in an album, including a good range of QEII issues with some first day covers though chiefly commercial, mostly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Solomon Islands1914-23 ½d. to £1 with additional 5/- (marginal) and £1 (marginal with plate number, rubbed), and 1925 10/-, mint and generally fine. S.G. 22-38, 52, £860Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Burma1913 (16 May) coloured picture postcard (The Mingoon Bell, Near Mandalay) to England bearing 1a. with China Street/Bhamo c.d.s.; small perimeter faults. Scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Burma1937 envelope from Rangoon to India bearing 1937 ½a. and 2a., 1947 OHMS Government Claim for Compensation card (creases) from Rangoon addressed locally and redirected to Caun bearing 1946 Official 3p. vertical strip of three, 1947 OHMS Government of Burma Claim for Compensation card from Simla to New Delhi bearing India Official 9p., and 1954 6a. aerogramme, uprated with 2a., from Rangoon to England with fine "damaged by seawater/comet mail" handstamp in red (scarce on mail from Burma); also India 1858 envelope to England bearing ½a. (4) and 4a. black cancelled "156" in diamond of bars a...

(x) Burma1937-72 mint and used collection, the mint including 1938-46 (Jan.) complete, a few Japanese Occupation and many later, the used with 1937 set, 1947 3p., 6p., 9p. 2a., 2a.6p. and 3a.6p. blocks of four with overprint inverted, and Officials 1937-47 complete; Official 1937 10r. poor though generally good to fine. Cat. £2,280+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BurmaJapanese Occupation1942 overprinted at Henzada, KGV 3p. grey marginal block of four from the right of the sheet, the right-hand vertical pair showing "pin" variety, neatly cancelled by central Henzada datestamp and affixed on 1942 (10 May) envelope (two tiny holes) to Bassein with arrival datestamp (14.5) on reverse. S.G. J22. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1847 (Mar.) entire letter from Quebec to Aberdeen, rated "1/2" and "1/4" and showing a good strike of the Crowned Circle "paid/at/quebec l.c." handstamp with Quebec and London Paid datestamps on face; also 1856 small envelope from Brantford to England with light "paid 8 stg" and "10d Cy" handstamps in redSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1851 Laid Paper3d. red, good to very large margins, neat target cancellation; tiny corner crease at lower left, otherwise very fine. Greene Foundation (1983) and Brandon (1987) Certificates. S.G. 1, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1851 Laid Paper3d. orange-vermilion, large to enormous margins with trace of adjoining stamp at upper left, mainly light target cancellation leaving Beaver clear; an exceptional example. Greene Foundation Certificate (1981). S.G. 1a, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1851 Laid Paper6d. slate violet, good to very large margins, target cancellation at top; fine. S.G. 2, £1,300. Photoprovenance:Dale LichtensteinSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1851 Laid Paper6d. brown-purple, clear to large margins, central target cancellation; a sound example of this distinctive shade. R.P.S. Certificate (1973). S.G. £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Thin Handmade Paper3d. red horizontal pair, good to large margins, target cancellations applied lightly on the right-hand stamp; fine. S.G. 5, £450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Thin Handmade Paper3d. light red, good to very large margins showing trace of adjoining stamp at upper left, lightly cancelled, and 3d. brown-red, good to large margins and clearly cancelled; very fine and sound respectively. S.G. 5, 8, £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper3d. orange-red horizontal pair, large margins on three sides, close or touched at left, neat light target cancellations; attractive. S.G. 5/8 group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Thin Handmade Paper3d. deep red, good to large margins and with target cancellation in blue; fine and most attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1987). S.G. 6, £275. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper3d. brown-red (3, shades), clear or good to large margins, one with small part target cancellation at right leaving much of design clear, the other two with numerals "2" and "47" (Three Rivers); fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper3d. brown-red with major re-entry (upper pane, R.5/7), large to enormous margins, cork cancellation; small purple handstamp on reverse just shows through to face at lower left-hand value tablet though a please example of this scarce variety. S.G. 8b, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper6d. slate-violet, large margins all round, part double strike of numeral target cancellation; fractional soiling at left, otherwise sound. B.P.A. Certificate (1972). S.G. 9, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper6d. grey with sheet margin at left showing "Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-" imprint, large margins on the other three sides, light numeral target cancellation; an attractive shade and scarce with imprint. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper6d. grey, good to very large margins, neatly cancelled with near-complete diamond of bars; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Medium to Hard Handmade Paper7½d. deep yellow-green, good to large margins, partially light numeral target cancellation; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1974). S.G. 12, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Thin Handmade Paper10d. dull blue, good margins all round, diamond of bars cancellation; fine. S.G. 14, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Machine-Made Paper½d. rose, good to large margins and light cancelled; fine. Also ½d. imperforate plate proof in black on India paper (traces of soiling) overprinted "specimen." in carmine. S.G. 17, £600+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1852-57 Machine-Made Paper6d. grey-lilac, good to very large margins showing trace of adjoining stamp at top, light numeral target cancellation. A fine and attractive example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 19, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1857 Thin, Soft Horizontally Ribbed Paper3d. red, good to huge margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at top, light numeral "5" (Brantford) target cancellation; very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1948). S.G. 22, £450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1857 Thin, Soft Horizontally Ribbed Paper3d. red, large margins all round, light numeral "21" (Montreal) target cancellation; fine. S.G. 22, £450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1858-59 Perforated 11¾3d. red with good perforations all round, well struck numeral "19" (London) target cancellation; fine. S.G. 26, £375. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1858-59 Perforated 11¾6d. brownish grey with good perforations all round, light diamond of bars cancellation; an attractive example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2004).S.G. 27, £4,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1859 1c. (4), 5c. (9 with a pair, one with traces of re-entry), 10c. (2), 12½c. and 17c. (3), used, varying perfs. and shades, and 1864 2c. rose unused; generally good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1868-90 Large Queen selection with parts of papermakers watermarks, comprising 1c. red brown "e &/clu", 3c. "& c", 3c. "m", 3c. (defective) "clu", 12½c. "tha", 12½c. "s" and 12½c. with small part of two letters, variously cancelled; generally good to fine with the 1c. superb. Cat. £1,725+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Canada1903 1c. to 50c., 1908 Quebec set, part original gum, some hinge remainders, 50c. with small gum skips at foot; quite well centred and fresh. S.G. 173-195, £1,650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1928 (c) "Eckerlin" imperforate slightly oversize reversed impression 3c. essays in black, orange-red, blue and green, each in a complete sheetlet of twenty-five (5x5) on ungummed thick paper; the black sheet with five slightly "short" impressions. Fine and extremely rare in complete sheets. Photo"Note: Dr. Eckerlin was director of Herbst & Illig of Frankfurt-am-Main. In 1928 Dr. Eckerlin contacted the American Bank Note Company for the purposes of promoting a proprietary rotary intaglio printing process that was faster and cheaper than steel engraved printing. Herbst & Illig provided a...

Canada1935 Silver Jubilee 3c. portraits of both the King and Queen die proof with die number "X-V-126" and "X-V-127" respectively and imprint, both in black on card (150x229mm.) as used for banknotesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1935 Silver Jubilee 5c. portrait die proof with die number "X.V.116 A" and imprint, in black on card (189x153mm.) as used for the 1935 $20 bank note; the odd light tone on the die areaSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1935 Silver Jubilee 10c. vignette with die number "X-V-128" and imprint, in black on card (186x151mm.), as might be used on banknotesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CanadaCovers1852 (29 Nov.) entire letter from Montreal to New York, bearing handmade paper 3d. red vertical pair with good to large margins, both cancelled with fine target and additionally tied by despatch datestamp in red, showing curved-framed "canada" and unframed "paid". A lovely cover in outstanding condition. Photoprovenance:"Lionheart" Part IV, February 2015Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CanadaCovers1856 and 1857 mourning envelopes ex the same correspondence from Peterborough to Port Sarnia, the first bearing 3d. orange-vermilion with light target, the second bearing 3d. deep red with neat target, both adhesives with good to large margins and both covers with arrival datestamp on face and despatch datestamp on reverse; an attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CanadaCovers1862 printed circular from Hamilton to Goderich bearing 1859 1c. with light duplex, 1863 mourning envelope (seal cut away) from Montreal to London bearing 12½c. with duplex cancellation and with arrival datestamp alongside, and 1867 mourning envelope from Hamilton to New York bearing 10c. brownish purple with duplex cancellation and showing "paid/canada 10 cents" handstamp in red alongside the adhesive; the first with a vertical fold, otherwise good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1853 Deeply Blued Paper1d. pale brick-red block of four, good to very large margins all round and with each pair neatly cancelled. B.P.A. Certificate (1991) states "stained" which we consider harsh. S.G. 1, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1853 Deeply Blued Paper1d. deep brick-red "tank" pair with good to large margins, neatly cancelled; fine and attractive. Brandon Certificate (1989). S.G. 1a, £950+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1853 Deeply Blued Paper4d. deep blue with good to large margins, cancelled leaving centre of design clear. S.G. 2, £275. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper1d. deep rose-red block of four with clear to very large margins, mainly lightly cancelled and affixed on small piece; a fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 5b, £1,500. Photoprovenance:C. Emerson Huston, 1961Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper1d. rose-red, 4d. blue (9 with a pair, one single marginal) and 6d. pale rose-lilac (tiny thin), all with clear or good to large margins, the 4d. pair and some singles superb with one in a rich deep shadeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper4d. blue with good to large margins and 6d. pale rose-lilac with margins all round, both neatly cancelled in red. An attractive pair. S.G. 6a, 7Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper6d. rose-lilac, good to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at foot, small part cancellation at foot leaving Britannia clear. An outstanding and most attractive intermediate shade example. Photoprovenance:G.H. Boucher, June 1953Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-636d. pale rose lilac, unused (regummed), good to large margins all round; small tear at foot and a trifle soiled. Fine appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (2017). S.G. 7, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-lilac on slightly blued paper, large to very large margins all round and lightly cancelled leaving Britannia clear; a very fine example. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 7c, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-lilac on slightly blued paper, good to large margins and neatly cancelled; fine. S.G. 7c, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper1/- bright yellow-green, large well balanced margins all round, lightly cancelled at foot leaving Britannia clear; a most attractive stamp. S.G. 8, £300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper Issue1/- bright yellow-green, good to large margins and lightly cancelled, most attractive. S.G. 8, £300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1855-63 White Paper1/- deep dark green with part marginal watermark, good to large margins all round and generally lightly cancelled; fine. S.G. 8b, £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue, close to very large margins nearly all round and with neat cancellation, good strong colour. A sound example. S.G. 14, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1863-64 De La Rue Issue1d. deep carmine-red triangular marginal block of four, fresh with large part original gum; the usual traces of gum creasing. Fine and attractive. PFSA Certificate (1980). S.G. 18, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1863-64 De La Rue Issue1d. deep carmine-red, good to large margins and neatly cancelled with small part barred oval at foot, and 4d. blue with good to large margins and cancelled with part barred oval; fine. S.G. 18, 19a, £465Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1863-64 De La Rue Issue1/- bright emerald-green with good to large margins and clearly cancelled; crease along right edge of the cancellation line, possibly caused by over-zealous application of the handstamp. S.G. 21, £700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1863-64 De La Rue Issue1/- bright emerald-green, good to very large margins and unusually cancelled with large part Cape Town unframed datestamp; fine. S.G. 21, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good Hope1874-76 "one penny" on 6d. deep lilac, six unused examples, two with part original gum (one with a few short perfs. at left, the other centred to lower left and with small light mark at right), the others without gum and including one with broken "p". S.G. 32, £3,680. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers1858 (17 May) envelope from Grahams Town "via Fort Murray" to Mount Foke, bearing 1855-63 white paper 4d. blue with good to very large margins and neatly cancelled, despatch oval datestamp on reverse; very fine; also 1860 large part front to Holland bearing 1/- bright yellow-green with good to very large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at right, clearly cancelled and tied and showing London Paid datestamp and "Engeland/Franco" handstampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeCovers1863 (Mar.) mourning envelope from Cape Town "Per Royal Mail Steam Ship Briton" to Ireland, bearing 6d. pale rose-lilac with good to very large sheet-edge margins and indistinct cancellation, showing manuscript "5" in red crayon, London Paid (19.4) and Ennis (30.4) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers1865 (8 Sept.) envelope (no flap) from Cape Town to Murraysburg, bearing 4d. slate-blue with good to large margins, neatly cancelled "1" in oval of bars and showing despatch datestamp alongside, light unframed arrival datestamp (11.9) in red above; fine and most attractive. S.G. 19b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeBoer War1900 (20 Aug.) "The British Isles and Colonies chasing out Kruger" illustrated envelope from Cape Town to Warwick bearing ½d. (2); some slight stainsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Goof HopeBoer WarSelection of postcards (28), mostly anti-British, over half coloured and chiefly unused; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeBoer WarCollection of stamps, covers (21) and one front, showing a wide variety of Army and Field Post office cancellations including Natal Field Force octagonal cancellations (10) with covers (4), pieces etc., Railway T.P.O.'s, G.B. used in South Africa including 1/- green and carmine block of four and 1/- green on Natal solo franking cover; a fine and most interesting lot containing a myriad of censor marks, etc. Viewing recommended.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingCape of Good Hope 6d. on 3d. magenta tied on "Mafeking Club" envelope to Victoria, Australia, transit and arrival markings on reverse; the adhesive with light wrinkle at upper right, the envelope with faults and another stamp removed. An extremely rare destination. R.P.S. Certificate (1979). S.G. 4. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingCape of Good Hope 6d. on 3d. magenta tied on envelope to Beaconsfield, Griqualand West; the adhesive creased and the envelope with some faults. Extremely scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (1970). S.G.4. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingBechuanaland Protectorate 1d. on ½d., 3d. on 1d., 6d. on 2d. and Baden Powell small format 3d. deep blue on blue, tied on 1900 (21 Apr.) envelope addressed locally; also bears Bechuanaland Protectorate 6d. on 3d. which did not originate on the envelope and the 3d. with surface defect, nevertheless attractive and a colourful franking. S.G. 6, 7, 8, 10, 21. Photoprovenance:F.D. Roosevelt, April 1946Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingGoodyear 1d. pale blue on blue vertical pair, mint; fine and scarce. S.G. 17, £2,400+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingGoodyear 1d. (6, one on piece), good to fine. Also 1900 (27 Feb.) M'Bulwana postcard (unaddressed) and 1900 (5 Sept.) stampless envelope marked No Stamps available. S.G. 17/18, £1,950Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cayman Islands1902-03 ¼d. to 1/- and 1907 4d. to 5/-, all overprinted "specimen", part original gum; a few minor imperfections, good to fine. S.G. 3s-7s, 13s-16s, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cayman Islands1917 War Stamp 1½d. (Type 16) on 2½d. deep blue, fine mint. S.G. 55, £750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 5c. purple, variety watermark sideways with Crown to left of CA, a block of nine (3x3) from the right of the sheet, original gum with eight remaining unmounted mint; gum a little toned as usual. S.G. 303a, £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1935 Silver Jubilee 9c., 20c. and 50c. die proofs of the frames in black on wove paper; a very rare trio with only one other complete set recorded. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cook Islands1932 no watermark, 1d. black and lake imperforate plate proof sheet (10x8, gummed), the odd small tear in selvedge, otherwise fine, and 4d. black and bright blue, perf 14x13 mint sheet (8x10) with some concertina'd perforations, gum creasing and three tone spots on reverse though of fine appearance. S.G. 103b, £2,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cook Islands1932 no watermark, 1d. black and lake lower left corner block of four showing mixed perfs 13 and 14 at left, fine unmounted mint, and 4d. black and bright blue block of four with margin at top, compound perf 14 and 13 (centre vertical row), some gum creases and small stain on reverse of selvedge, otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. Certificate (1979) for latter. S.G. 100b var., 103cSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880-1915 used selection (9), including 1904-10 ½pi. with watermark inverted, Village cancellations with VR Messaorea, VR Yaloussa, ER Calavasso, GR Vasilia, etc., good to fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1923 £1 purple and black on red, fresh and very lightly mounted mint; fine. S.G. 101, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866-1983 mint and used collection on pages contained in a carton, including 1866 5pa. to 10pi. set of imperf. proofs on unwatermarked paper, 5pi. used, 10pi. unused, 1867-71 5pi., 1923-34 Harrison E£1 used, 1925 Geographical, 1926 Agricultural, 1932 100m. on £E1, 1933 Railway, 1934 U.P.U. set, 1938 Wedding £E1, 1956 Stamp Anniversary miniature sheets perf. and imperf., later issues, Postage Dues, Officials, etc., mixed condition though many fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866-1957 mint and used collection, well written-up on pages and contained in a carton, including 1866 10pa., 20pa., 1pi., 1867-71 2pi., 1878 5pa. on 2½pi. with surcharge inverted, 1879 2pi. unused, 1881-1902 with values to 5pi. (3), 1884 20pa. on 5pi. with surcharge inverted unused and used, 1888-1909 to 10p. (3), 1914 set, 1921-22 with 1m. two dots omitted in pair with normal, 15m. both types, 1922 Crown overprints, 1923-24 Harrison £E1 mint and used (2), 1925 Geographical, 1926 Agricultural, 1926-27 Air, 1926 Birthday 50p. compound perf., 1927-37 to 500m. and £1 (both types), 1931 Ze...

Egypt1866-1952 mint and used collection on large leaves, including 1866 20pa., 1867-71 5pi., 1914 with values to 200m., 1923-24 Harrison £E1 mint, 1925 Geographical, 1926-29 Air, 1926 Birthday 50p., 1927-37 500m., £E1, 1931 Zeppelin set, 1933 Railway Congress, 1933-38 Air set, 1933 Aviation Congress, 1938 Wedding £E1, 1939-46 £E1, 1947-51 £E1, 1952 Egypt and Sudan with values to £E1, 1953-56 to £E1, 1953 Bars overprints, Officials, Postage Dues, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866 mint and used collection (132) on pages, including unwatermarked proofs with values to 10pi. (3), issued stamps with values to 5pi. (3, one used), 10pi. (6, one used), watermark and perf. varieties, also a selection of nine forgeries; condition mixed though a very useful lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866 Reister essays without text or value and no ornament, five, in four different colours, also 10pa. and 2pi. Penasson essays; mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1867-71 mint and used collection (151) on pages including 10pa. (12 unused), 20pa. (10 unused with a pair), 2pi. (5 unused), 5pi. (4 unused and three used), covers, cancellations, etc., also eleven forgeries; mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1878 surcharges, mint and used collection (72) on pages including 5pa. on 2½pi. block of four, imperf. single, surcharge inverted, 10pa. on 2½pi. blocks of four (2), single with inverted surcharge, etc., chiefly good to fine. S.G. 42-43Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879-1902 mint selection (26) including 1879 5pa. with watermark inverted, 20pa. (2) with watermark inverted, 1881 with values to 5pi., etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1922 Official 1m. sepia with watermark inverted large part original gum; fresh and fine. Rare with Hass recording just four examples. Signed Hass and with his Certificate (1996). S.G. O98w, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison IssueA collection on leaves with essays (6), issued set to £E1 mint and used, 2m., 3m., 15m. and 20m. mint with inverted watermark, coil experiment perf. 5m. red-brown strip of six overprinted "cancelled" in black, 5m. imperf. block of four with watermark. 10m. issued colour imperforate proof block, 1m. single and 15m. imperf. watermarked block printed in black (both with Haas Certificate, 1993), 20m. proofs in brown and the issued colour, a fine lot for further expansion. S.G. 111-122Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condi...

Egypt1923-24 Harrison Issue50m. bluish-green imperforate horizontal pair on watermarked paper, unmounted mint, superb and rare. Only one sheet of 100 printed. Haas Certificate (1997). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison Issue100m. purple imperforate horizontal pair on watermarked paper, unmounted mint, fine and scarce. Only one sheet of 100 printed. Haas Certificate (1997). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison Issue200m. purple imperforate horizontal pair on watermarked paper, sheet margin at top, unmounted mint, slight wrinkles, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1925 Geographical Congress 10m. rose-carmine imperforate horizontal pair, very lightly hinged, minor wrinkles, fine and rare. S.G. 124a, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1926 Port Fouad set of four each neatly cancelled; very lightly toned, otherwise fine. Egypt Study Circle Certificate (1999). S.G. 141-144, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1936-37 Farouk set of seven (4m. in pair) with "Royal" misplaced perforations, unmounted mint, fine. S.G.233-239Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1937-44 Boy King collection with mint set and shades to £E1, a range of control blocks of four including 50pi. and £E1, set to 20m. with inverted watermark in blocks of four, 50pi. and £E1 in marginal imperforate singles on watermarked paper, £E1 with centre misplaced used (small faults though very rare, Hass Certificate 1996), etc., generally fine and an interesting collection. S.G. 248-258, 276-283Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1938 Leprosy 5m. red-brown, variety imperforate on watermarked paper, unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet; fine. Only 100 examples exist imperforate. Haas handstamp and his Certificate (1995). S.G. 273 var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1945-51 1m., 2m., 4m., 10m. to 20m., eight values in imperforate horizontal pairs on watermarked paper, unmounted mint, the 15m. with tiny fault in margin at foot; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1946 Cairo Aviation Congress 30m. green from the left of the sheet, variety overprint double, original gum; fine. Signed Sanabria and Haas, Haas Certificate (1989). S.G. 314b, £325. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1948 S.A.I.D.E. 22m. on 200m. grey block of four, variety surcharge double (very close), unmounted mint, fine and rare. Only one sheet of fifty printed. Haas Certificate (1988). S.G. 350a, £320+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1952 "King of Egypt and the Sudan 16th October 1951" overprints collection with set to £E1 mint and used, 2m., 30m. and 40m. all with overprint double (Haas Certificates 1988 or 1989), colour trial of the overprint with Farouk seal on reverse on ten values, 4m. misplaced perfs., 10m. pair with surcharge a cheval (Haas Certificate 1990), etc., a fine and interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1956 Scouts Jamboree imperf. and perf. miniature sheets, unmounted mint, lightly gum toned. Scarce. S.G. MS513-514, £3,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1958-2006 mint collection housed in two stockbooks contained in a carton, including 1959 Revolution set and miniature sheet, 1959-60 UAR 1m. to 500m., 1964-67 1m. to 500m., 1964 Post Day, 1964 Nubia set and miniature sheet, 1965 Postage Due set, 1967 Post Day, 1967-68 Official set, 1969 Tourist Year, 1969 Cairo Millenary set and miniature sheet, 1969-71 to £E1, 1971 Dam miniature sheet, 1971 Air, 1972-77 to £E1, 1972 Tutankhamun set and miniature sheet, 1972 Air, 1976 Post Day set, 1978-85 with values to £E1, 1985-90 with values to £E2, 1989-91 Air, 1993 to £E5, later issues, etc., chie...

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1927-34 set of twenty-three single examples as per the Lee listing, including 10m. purple block of four, 40m. olive-brown pair, 500m. both photogravure and lithograph printings and an exceptional marginal example of the £E1. A fine and rare assembly, only 125 of the 500m. and just 50 of the £E1 value printed. S.G. 148-172. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1927-34 5m. red-brown, perf. 13x13½, with "Cancelled" on reverse. The only perforated value with Cancelled on reverse. Nile Post D112fp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1927-34 5m. dark red-brown in a superb horizontal tête-bêche booklet strip of six, sheet margins at left and right. Exceptional and rare. Nile Post D112jp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1936-37 5m. deep brown in a superb horizontal tête-bêche booklet strip of six, sheet margin at left and right. Exceptional and rare. Only two sheets produced. Nile Post D132fp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 Boy King 1m. to £E1 set of nineteen including the scarce 20m. grey-violet (only 100 printed) and fine examples of the 50p. and £E1, also a rare example of the 2m. imperforate without "Cancelled" on the reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 5m. red-brown booklet pane of twelve with margins at left and right. Fine and a rare multiple with only one sheet of 120 stamps printed in the booklet format. Nile Post D140bka. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 6m. yellow-green booklet pane of twelve with margins at left and right. Fine and a rare multiple with only one sheet of 120 stamps printed in the booklet format. Nile Post D141bka. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 10m. purple booklet pane of twelve with sheet margins at left and right. Fine and a rare multiple with only one sheet of 120 stamps printed in the booklet format. Nile Post D142bka. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 15m. brown-purple booklet pane of twelve with sheet margins at left, right and foot. Fine and a rare multiple with only one sheet of 120 stamps printed in the booklet format. Nile Post D144bka. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseDefinitives1937-46 20m. blue booklet pane of twelve with sheet margins at left and right. Fine and a rare multiple with only one sheet of 120 stamps printed in the booklet format. Nile Post D145bka. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1926 Navigation Congress set; fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 123-140. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1926 Cotton Congress set of three; fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 145-147. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1927 Medical Congress set, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 176-177Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1929 Birthday set of four; fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 178-181. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1931 Agricultural and Industrial Congress set of three, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 182-184Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1933 Railway Congress set of four, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 189-192. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1933 Aviation Congress set of five, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 214-218. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1936 Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition set of five, fine. Only 50 sets printed. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1936 Anglo-Egyptian Treaty set of three, fine. Only 100 sets printed. S.G. 245-247Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1937 Montreux Conference set of three, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 259-261Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1937 Opthometrical Congress set of three, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 262-264Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1938 Cotton Congress set of three, each from the top of the sheet, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 266-268Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1938 Radio Congress set of three, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 269-271Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1938 Birthday £E1 green and sepia. Superb and rare. Only one sheet of twenty-five printed. S.G. 272. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1940 Children's fund 5m. + 5m. red-brown, block of four from the lower left of the sheet and each with green Pyramid handstamp on reverse; one with small fault. Only 100 printed. S.G. 284.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1946 Visit of Ibn Saud 10m. green, fine. Only 50 printed. S.G. 306Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1946 Stamp Anniversary set of four, each from the top of the sheet; fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 307-310. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1946 Arab States Conference set of seven; fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 315-321. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1947 Contemporary Art Exhibition set of four, fine. Only 50 sets printed. S.G. 334-337Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseCommemoratives1949 Agriculture and Industry Exhibition set of five; fine. Only 50 sets printed. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseAir Mails1927-29 27m. chestnut, fine. Only 50 printed. S.G. 133. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseAir Mails1933-38 Handley-Page set of 21 with additional shades of the 1m., 6m., 8m. (3), 10m. (3), 20m. and 30m., fine and rare. Only 50 full sets can exist. S.G. 193-213. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseAir Mails1941-46 set of four, also the rare 1946 25m. dark violet shade (only 50 printed), fine. S.G. 285-288Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "cancelled" on the reverseOfficials1926-37 collection on leaves with English and Arabic "cancelled", a fresh and fine complete collection with the rare 20m. olive-green and 50m. slate-green (3, only 100 of each printed) and a page of the 1937 special printings. A fine lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseOfficials1927-58 selection of thirty-one, including the set of ten with shades (15 stamps, the 20m. not underprinted in English), also underprinted Cancelled in Arabic with 4m., 8m. and 30m. blocks of four, 6m. corner pair, etc., a fine groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptRoyal Imperforates with "Cancelled" on the reverseOfficials1938 set underprinted Cancelled in Arabic (9) and English (9), fine. S.G. 0276-284Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in EgyptCollection on pages including 1932-33 "Postal Seal" and "Letter Seal" mint, 1932-35 3m. black on azure used, 3m. deep blue, (3 mint and one used), 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p., 1935 Xmas 3m. on 1p. (2), covers, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1932-35 mint and used selection (18) including 1932-33 "Letter Seal" 1p., 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 1934-35 perf. 14½x14 1p., 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p., 1935 Xmas 3m. on 1p. (2), etc., fair to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineSeries of three letters, dated 15th. May, 17th. May and 31st. May, from Buckingham Palace to Squadron Leader C.H. Moore, Royal Air Force, Aboukir, thanking him for sending examples of the British Forces in Egypt 1935 Jubilee 1p. to the King; also a covering envelope dated 15 May with violet "GVR" in circle on the front and red embossed Crown on reverse; some stains and punch holes. A fascinating groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineBlock of nine (3x3) from the right of the sheet, the centre stamp with variety short "u" in "jubilee", original gum with eight, including the variety, remaining unmounted mint; fine and a scarce multiple. S.G. A10, £3,150+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineBlock of four with 6 May first day of issue datestamps; fine. S.G. A10, £720+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineA single tied by retta cancellation to reverse of 6 May envelope (opened out and slightly truncated) to Scotland , Alexandria (B) datestamp alongside the adhesive, Abu Qir c.d.s. of the same date and red "14" handstamp on face; fine. S.G. A10. Photoprovenance:John Firebrace, 1992Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineA vertical pair, one with variety short "u" in "jubilee", tied by retta cancellation on reverse of small envelope to Manchester, Cairo c.d.s. of 29 Dec. 1935 and red "19" on the front; a few very faintly stained perfs., fine. Multiples on cover are rare. Brandon Certificate (1999). S.G. A10. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptBritish Forces in Egypt1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. ultramarineA single tied by retta cancellations on reverse of envelope to Scotland, Alexandria (B) c.d.s. of May 6 1935 (first day) alongside, Abu Qir datestamp of the same date and red "13" on the front; minor soiling, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. A10. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptEgyptian Occupation of GazaSelection housed in two stockbooks, including 1953 Bars overprints with errors, 1959 55m. on 100m. block of fifty, etc., unmounted mint, original gum and used, chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1869-76 black and red Franks, fine strikes on pieces of white wove paper. R.P.S. Certificate (1996) for both stating "not forming part of an original cover - genuine". Cat. £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1878-1902 mint collection (181) including 1878 1d. 1882 1d., 4d., 1885-91 1d. pale claret (3), 1d. brownish claret (6 with a pair), 4d. (5), 1889-91 1d. (4), 4d., 1891 "½d." on half 1d. brownish claret, "½d." on half 1d. red-brown (3), 1891-1902 1d. orange red-brown (8), 1d. brown (3), 1d. claret (8), 2½d. pale chalky ultramarine (7), 2½d. dull blue (4), 2½d. Prussian blue (5), 4d. brownish black, 6d. orange-yellow (5), 1/- grey-brown (6), 1/- yellow-brown (5 with a corner block of four), unused or original gum, many fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informat...

Falkland Islands1891 "½d." on half 1d. red-brown, se-tenant with unsurcharged whole stamp, cork cancellation; fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2017). S.G. 14b, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1935 Silver Jubilee set, the 1/- with extra flagstaff, tied on envelope registered to London, fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1976), S.G. 139-141, 142a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Fiji1903 £1 grey-black and ultramarine, fresh with large part original gum; fine. S.G. 114, £375. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Fiji1912 £1 purple and black on red, fine mint. S.G. 124, £300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1853 (28 June) wrapper (no top and bottom flaps) from Paris to Ainse, bearing 1852-53 25c. pale blue horizontal pair with large margins all round and tied by star cancellations; fine. S.G. 39Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1856 (Jan.) envelope from Paris "via Suez & Bombay" to Lahore, bearing 1853 20c. (corner fault) and 80c. cancelled with oblong of blocks and showing despatch and "bombay/str. postage/inld do" transit datestamp (25.2), both on face, light arrival datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1862 envelope from Narbonne "voie de Suez" to Bombay, bearing 1853 10c., 20c. and 40c. with indistinct petit chiffres, despatch datestamp and framed "pd" all on face, arrival datestamp on reverse; a few faults though an unusual three-colour franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1869 5f. grey, 1871-65 thick figures 10c. and 80c., tied by Paris "5" star cancellations on 1875 (27 May) envelope to Sancoins, red wax seals on reverse; the envelope with some creases though a fine and striking high value franking. S.G. 131, 203, 208, PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) France1872 (7 Sept.) entire to Valparaiso bearing 1853-61 5c., 1863-70 80c. and 1871-76 15c. with "532" gros chiffres cancellations and Bordeaux c.d.s., red boxed "p.p." and "15" handstamp; horizontal filing fold clear of the adhesives. Fine and a scarce three colour, three issue frankingSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1891 entire letter with fine red "C.B" (Chateau Bicetre, Revolutionary Prison) and 1899 entire with "Don A.Hollande/TROUPES Foises"; also 1806 entire with framed "Gal EN CHEF DE/L'ARMEE DITALIE" and 1828 entire with "deb 1/bourg, l'ain" handstamp; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1927 (10 Oct.) Paris to Buenos Aires flight by Costes and Le Brix, unaddressed cover bearing Merson 3f., Pasteur 1f. 50 with Bourget Aviation cancellation, violet "raid: paris a buenos-aires" three line cachet and Buenos Aires arrival (14.10); scarce. Muller 173. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesDahomey1941 National Fund set of four in complete sheets of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 143a-143d, £825+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesFrench Polynesia1958-95 mostly mint collection housed in three albums contained in a carton, including 1958 10c. to 20f., Air 13f. to 200f., 1962 15f. and 25f., 1962 Conference 20f. (3), 1962 Fish (2 sets), 1963 Games, 1965 ITU, 1965 Museum (2), 1965 Swimming (2), 1965 Schools 20f. (2), 1966 Boats (2), 1966 Games (2), 1967-68 Art, 1968 Discovery miniature sheet, 1968 WHO (3), 1969 Concorde 40f. (2), 1969 Buildings, 1969 Napoleon 100f., 1970 PA.T.A., 1970 Expo, 1971 Games miniature sheet, 1971 Water-skiing, 1971 De Gaulle (4), 1971 Paintings, 1972 Paintings (2), 1973 Loti 60f.,...

French ColoniesFrench Sudan1941 National Defence fund set in sheets of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint; some with slightly flat gum as usual. S.G. 213-216, £850+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesIndo-China1929 (April) envelope registered to Perpignan bearing Indian Woman 1c., 20c., 40c. (2) with Saigon cancellations, "premier voyage/postal par avion/indochine france" cachet, arrival c.d.s. (12.4) on reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) French ColoniesMorocco1909-85 collection of covers (36, a few registered) nearly all to Europe, bearing a variety of values and including 1907 and 1918 unstamped soldiers items, and a range of later airmail rates, unused/used postal stationery cards/letter cards, and two othersSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) French ColoniesMoroccoCollection of picture postcards (87, some used) in an album with a fine range of views, people, costumes, etc. A fine and unusual lotSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesNiger1933 (13 Apr.) envelope to Paris bearing Paris Exposition 50c. with Bilma cancellation, special "Exploration/du/Ténéré 1933/Mission/Capitaine/Wauthier" black on pink Par Avion label, Paris arrival (19.4) on reverse, a little stained around the adhesive, otherwise fin. Rare with just twelve flown. Muller 14. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesNiger1941 National Defence Fund set in complete sheets of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, some slightly flat gum as usual; fine. S.G. 98a-98b, £1,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesSenegalA fine collection of (4) envelopes and entire letters including 1819 (25 April) entire letter to Bordeaux with "col.par/lorient" overstruck by "54/lorient", 1857 (9 Oct.) envelope (with contents) to Montauban with "col.fr.angl/amb.calais" c.d.s., red framed "pd" and blue"direction de la poste aux letters/st. louis/(senegal)", transit and arrival datestamps on reverse; small portion of the envelope missing at lower left. Also 1867 (17 Jan.) entire to Bordeaux bearing General Issues Eagle 10c. vertical strip of three and 40c. with blue "sng" in lozenge of dots cancellatio...

French ColoniesSenegal1925 (7 Feb.) Dakar to Paris flight by Lemaitre and Arrachart, unaddressed cover bearing 1922 25c. with Dakar c.d.s., blue "par avion/raid dakar paris" five line and circular cachets, on reverse El Golea, Casablanca and Versailles transit and arrival markings and four line cachet; fine. Muller 2Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesSenegal1941 National Defence Fund set in blocks of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, some slightly flat gum as usual; fine. S.G. 213-216, £800+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesSt. Pierre et Miquelon1923 (Feb.) 15c. postal stationery envelope to Dijon, additionally bearing 1c., 2c., 4c., 5c., 10c., 20c. and 25c., arrival c.d.s. on reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesTogo1941 National Defence Fund set in complete sheets of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, some slightly flat gum as usual; fine. S.G. 151-154, £850Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesTunisia1929 (Oct.) envelope to French Sudan bearing 1919-20 Air 30c., 1920-21 60c., 1927-28 Air 1f., 1f. 75 on 75c., 1928-30 3c. on 1c., on arrival bearing, on reverse, French Sudan 15c. (2), 60c. on 75c. (2) and registered from Kayes to Marseilles, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

French ColoniesIvory Coast1941 National Defence set of four in blocks of twenty-five (5x5), unmounted mint, some slightly flat gum as usual, fine. S.G. 178-178c, £1,375+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gambia1880-1929 largely mint selection including 1880 watermark sideways 6d. blue and 1898-1929 basic issues near complete, the 1906 Surcharge pair used; also KGV Keyplate 2/6d. on 1912 Kiderlen envelope registered to Germany. (108)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gambia1902-05 ½d. to 3/- set of twelve and 1904-06 5d., 7½d. and 10d., all overprinted "specimen", mint and generally fine. S.G. 45-56, 63, 65, 66s, £325Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

German ColoniesCameroun1909 (6 May) envelope registered to Geneva, bearing 3pf. strips of six and three and a single, 5pf. pair and 20pf., all tied by "duala/kamerun" c.d.s. and showing registration label; envelope with three small indentations at leftSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) German ColoniesMoroccoCollection of covers (5, two registered, one from Fes Mellah), stationery cards (16, all used) and picture postcards (14) bearing a variety of values from various offices; also Spanish Morocco selection of envelopes/cards (20)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gibraltar1858 (20 Oct.) entire to Stirling, endorsed "By first ship" and bearing 1855-57 1/- green horizontal pair cancelled "G" in bars, blue Gibraltar c.d.s. and "gibraltar/20 oct 1858/ship letter" in the same colour alongside and red "shipletter/a/no 2/1858/london", Stirling arrival (3.11) on reverse; red mark on the first adhesive, otherwise fine and extremely rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gibraltar1889 10c. carmine, variety value omitted, fresh with large part original gum; tiny fox mark between two perfs. on reverse, otherwise fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1954). S.G. 23a, £7,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gibraltar1912 £1 dull purple and black on red and 1927 £1 red-orange and black, fine mint with the first lightly mounted. S.G. 85, 107, £330Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1938-51 ½d. deep green marginal interpanneau block of forty-eight (12x4), 2d. carmine and 3d. light blue marginal blocks of twenty-four (6x4), all imperforate plate proofs on thin unwatermarked paper with thin blue horizontal ruled lines across face, also 3d. frame only in blue vertical pair on thin unwatermarked paper with ruled lines across face, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gilbert and Ellice Islands1924 £1 purple and black on red, fresh and very lightly mounted mint; very fine. S.G. 24, £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold Coast1875-1954 mostly used selection housed in two stockbooks, including 1875-76 perf. 12½ 1d., 4d. and 6d., 1876-84 2d. bisect on piece, 1883 ½d. and 1d. (2), 1884-91 to 2/- (2), 1889 1d. on 6d., 1889-94 20s. dull mauve and black on red, 1898-1902 5/- and 10/-, 1902 to 20s., 1913-21 to 20s., 1921-24 5/-, 1928 ½d. to 10/-, 1938-43 set, 1948 Wedding set, 1952-54 set, Postage Due 1923 set, 1951-52 set, Togo overprints, cancellations, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold CoastGeorge VI Covers and Cancellations1938-48 collection of seventy-six mostly surface mail items with some cancellation and rate interest, including 1942 (20 May) with "damaged by sea water" cachet, 1946 Returned in Bad Condition, "missent", "too late" (3 from different sub offices), etc., chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold CoastGeorge VI Covers and CancellationsAir Mail collection of over 150 items housed in two albums and loose contained in a carton, including a good range of British, French and United States services, 1942 to Havana with scarce circular "AV2" and two later covers with London types "AV2", a wide range of destinations with 1940 to China with Hong Kong Censor, rates, cancellations, censor with type VII label and Censor #532, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold CoastGeorge VI Covers and CancellationsCensored mail collection of 111 items including a range of hexagonal type with scarce number "27", boxed type with Crown, 1942 "gold coast spitfires fund" 1d. label, some registered and airmail, chiefly good to fine. An interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold CoastGeorge VI Covers and CancellationsShort Paid Mail and Postage Due collection on leaves, fifty-four items mainly to Canada, Cape Coast, England, United States, etc., a variety of handstamps and markings, chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gold CoastGeorge VI Covers and CancellationsTowns and Postal Agencies:collection on pages, eighty-one items including a good range of Offices, some arranged by postal routes, Censored, Missent with 1939 Kraboa Coal Tar with "missent to" alongside Achimota datestamp, Air Mail with 1942 cover registered from Jasikan with multicoloured "you buy em/we'll fly em" label, 1944 cover from Bogoso with "t.p.o.w. down" (believed to be the earliest known use), etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1969-94 collections of Alderney, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey housed in seven printed albums contained in a carton, practically complete with miniature sheets, etc.; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainCollections and RangesCollection on ten pages, including early carrier stamps for Court Bureau, Clark & Co, Express Parcel Delivery Company and Newcastle District Carrying Co., pages of well written-up Circular Delivery Company stamps including multiples, and 1893 forgery used on cover to Isle of Wight, good range of private airmail stamps (10) and covers (6) including 1937 Lundy Island cover. A fascinating groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesSelection on pages and loose, including Line Engraved covers with undated circular postmarks of Malone Road, Strandtown, 1855-57 Medium Garter 4d., 1858 envelope to Demerara franked 6d. with Scottish "65" cancellation and "souhend" Scots local on reverse, 1862-64 thick paper 9d., 1869 cover from Edinburgh franked 2d. Plate 2, 1870 long blue envelope to Liverpool franked 1d. (2) and with circular "over/2/oz/more to pay", 1872 and 1873 envelopes from the same correspondence to Singapore or Hong Kong each franked 3d., 1/-, 1880 1d. pink envelope to Italy addit...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-2005 collection housed in four albums, seventeen stockbooks and six cover albums and loose, contained in two cartons, including 1840 1d., 1887-92 £1 green, 1912-24 1/- Control N19 strip of three, 1925 Wembley, 1934-36 set with Controls, 1937-47 4d, imperforate strip of three with Post Office training bars, 1939-48 set u.m., 1948 Wedding £1, 1951 set, 1957 Graphite set, early phosphor commemorative sets, later with values to £5 (5) and £10, first day covers with values to £5, Regionals, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey with values to £5, etc., chiefly go...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1847-92 selection overprinted ”specimen”, 36 stamps including 1847-54 Embossed 6d., 10d., 1864-80 Line-Engraved ½d., 1d., 1½d., Surface-Printed with 1855-57 6d., 1862-64 3d. (2, one with shaded spandrels), 4d., 9d. (2), 1/-, 1867-80 to 10d., 2/- blue, 1873-80 to 4d., 8d., 1/-, 1880-81 set to 5d., 1887-92 Jubilee 1/- dull green, etc., part original gum or unused; condition a little mixed in places, mostly fresh and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1858-1969 mostly mint selection housed in two stockbooks contained in a carton, including 1858-79 1d. Plate 186 block of thirty (5x6), 1858-76 2d. Plate 9, 1867-83 watermark Cross 5/- unused, 1883-84 2/6d., 1887-92 ½d. to 1/-, 1900 1/-, 1897 London Philatelic Exhibition label, Departmentals Inland Revenue 1887-92 ½d. vermilion, 1901 ½d. green blocks of four, Government Parcels 1887-90 1/- (used), Edward 1d., 6d. overprinted "specimen", 7d. overprinted "cancelled", Telegraphs 1876 £1 imperf. colour trial in mauve, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Bu...

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue½d. yellowish green, variety doubly printed, the lower stamp of a vertical pair from the foot of the sheet with a small portion of the upper stamp also showing the double impression, the upper stamp with original gum, the full variety unmounted mint; fine and one of the great rarities of the Edwardian era. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). £37,500 as an unmounted mint single. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue£1 dull blue-green, unmounted mint; slight wrinkles, fine. S.G. 266, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue£1 dull blue-green, Guernsey c.d.s. cancellation; fine. S.G. 266, £825. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La RuePosted in Advance for Christmas, selection of seven envelopes and two pieces, all franked Edward ½d., including Birkenhead 1906, Liverpool 1908, Rochdale 1902 and 1903, etc., some faults though a scarce groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. in black on watermarked paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. in black on thick cream card; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. pair in blue on thiner cream paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. (3) with two essays of the Russia 1913 Romanov 7k., sheetlet of five on watermarked paper, fine and a very rare two-country essay. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. reversed impression, on cream card, the impression slightly faulty. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesThe following six lots are slightly oversize proofs produced in 1928 by Herbst and Illig in Germany on Dr. Ekerlin's Rotary Press1d. reversed rough impression, block of six in red on card with faint normal impressions; creased at right. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed1/- green, cut-square, touched at top and foot, large margins on other sides, tied by "48" barred oval of Barnsley to entire letter to Baltimore dated 4 Oct. 1847, blue "12" on the front; horizontal filing fold crosses the adhesive, nevertheless attractive and scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed10d. brown, cut-square, a little cut-into at top, margins on other sides, tied by "41" barred oval of Bakewell to entire (no side flaps) to Lille dated 18 May 1853, Angl. Amb Calais c.d.s. additionally ties the stamp, red "pd" in oval; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed10d. brown, cut-square, just touched at foot, good to large margins other sides; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed6d. mauve, cut-square, close to very large margins all round; fine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher1d. scarlet varnish ink block of six (3x2) from the top of the pane, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only; diagonal bend affecting the fourth stamp, otherwise fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). Specialised N16g, £18,000 as mounted. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher9d. olive-green "T22" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, gum disturbed in the margin at left, fine. S.G. 393a, £450+iSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher1/- fawn-brown varnish ink "I16" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum, the control single remaining unmounted mint; fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2005). Specialised N32d, £5,000 as two mounted singles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 10/- indigo-blue, unmounted mint; well centred, good colour and perfs., very fine. S.G. 402, £2,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 £1 dull blue-green, unmounted mint, slight gum wrinkles; fine. S.G. 404, £4,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 £1 dull blue-green, original gum, well centred and with good colour and perfs.; a fine example. S.G. 404, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue 2/6d. very deep brown from the left of the sheet, watermark inverted and misplaced, original gum; fine. Brandon Certificate (2001). Specialised N64(11)f, £2,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury, Wilkinson 5/- rose-red (2) unmounted mint; both slightly off centre, fine. S.G. 416, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Union Congress£1 black, overprinted "specimen" in red, unused without gum; fine. S.G. 438s, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Union Congress£1 black, fine used. S.G. 438, £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1935 Silver Jubilee½d., 1d. and 1½d. each overprinted "cancelled" type 28 twice and with punch hole, unmounted mint and each with the necessary crease; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1935 Silver Jubilee2½d. Prussian Blue error of colour, a vertical strip of three and 1934-36 ½d. green (2), all affixed to parcel piece and cancelled with Highbury "cogwheel" October 1945 datestamps; the lower pair apparently folded between and with some slightly soiled perfs. in places, nevertheless an exceptionally rare used multiple of this famous "error of colour". B.P.A. Certificate (2001). S.G. 456a, £45,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1937 3d. violet with "two pence/halfpenny/postage/halfpenny/war tax" essay overprint, fine mint. S.G. 467 var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaBC large margins, tied by crisp red Maltese Cross to entire from Edinburgh to Charlestown, dated marking of 23 May 1840 on reverse; two light vertical filing folds well clear of the adhesive. Very fine and most attractive. Specialised £2,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaBF large margins, superb crisp and practically complete red Maltese Cross; stunning. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaCG good to very large margins all round, tied by crisp red Maltese Cross and black "Charing Cross" to London entire dated 20 May 1840; very fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (2003). Specialised AS1ya, £9,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaDB grey-black shade, very worn impression, large balanced margins all round, "631" barred oval cancellation of Frodsham; very faint traces of toning on reverse. Striking and rare. Offered with the stained entire to Preston dated Sept. 1844 from which the adhesive was removed. Specialised A1za, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaDE large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-brown shade; fine and a most attractive example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaEL grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, large margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine. P.E.(G.B.) Certificate (1994). Specialised AS2f, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaFD large margins all round, superb upright and complete red Maltese Cross cancellation, matched by an equally fine example in black from Plate Ib showing burr rubs. A wonderful matched pair from Plate I. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaGI double letter "I", good to large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. Specialised AS2d. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaHA close to large margins all round, tied to piece by a crisp and practically upright magenta red Maltese Cross cancellation and with Burton on Trent datestamp of 23 May 1840 in the same colour on reverse; fine. Brandon Certificate (1999) describing the Cross as magenta and B.P.A. Certificate (1994) describing the Cross as blood-red. Photo.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaIB grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, crisp and practically complete magenta Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine and most attractive. Specialised AS2vd, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaID large balanced margins, red Maltese Cross in an orange-red shade; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaII large balanced margins, crisp and practically complete red Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaJE good to large margins all round, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to stained envelope to Essex, dated 4 July 1840, and a collection of Glasgow Postal History from pre-stamp to modern, covers (37) and a quantity of loose stamps and pieces with a range of postmarksSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaLA near intense black shade, good to very large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile untouched; superb. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaLF good margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation in a violet shade; a little toned. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaLF grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, good to large margins all round, tied by upright red Maltese Cross cancellation to envelope to Hereford dated 28 May 1840; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaMD grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, large margins, tied to London entire letter by superb crisp red Maltese Cross and blue "Bridge St. Lamth."; datestamp on reverse. Wonderful. Specialised AS2ya, £9,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaOK grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, good to large margins all round, upright red Maltese Cross in a pink shade; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaRF grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, touched at places, tied to entire (no side flaps) from Glasgow to Edinburgh, dated 6 Jan. 1841, by clear Magenta Maltese Cross cancellation with "18" receiving House handstamp (Milton of Campsie) in the same colour on the reverse; faults though striking and very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbEC intense black shade, close to large margins all round, tied by a red Maltese Cross cancellation in a pink shade to entire (no side flaps) with an unclear datestamp of 19 Sept. 1840 in the same colour alongside, red London arrival (21.9) on reverse; vertical filing fold, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbEE large margins all round, tied to entire to London, dated 10 May 1841 by a fine strike of the distinctive Manchester "Fish Tail" Maltese Cross cancellation in black, dated markings on reverse; horizontal filing fold at foot. Fine. Specialised AS5ub, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbGH small to good margins, practically complete and upright red Maltese Cross in a rose-red shade; fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbHF good to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at lower right, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbHK-HL horizontal pair, HK re-entry, HL recut side lines and corner letters, intense black shade, large to very large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellations in an orange shade; superb. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbID non-coincident re-entry, intense black shade, good to very large margins all round, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation, fine and matched by a fine four margined single in red. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbIE constant variety, intense black shade, good to very large margins all round, tied by upright red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire to Yeovil with "langport/140" mileage marking alongside. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLE touched at extreme upper left, Plate III: JC close to large margins on entire letter from Belfast to Coleraine, Plate V: QH on piece with Chichester c.d.s.; fair to goodSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIBD constant variety, good to large margins all round, distinctive double lined red Maltese Cross cancellation of Stonehaven; fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). Specialised AS15uf, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIKK burr rubs, touched at top left, just clear to close margins other sides, superb number "8" in Maltese Cross cancellation. A sound example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). Specialised AS15wh, £18,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IITL double letter "T", parts of sheet margin at left and at foot, very large margins other sides, crisp and practically complete red Maltese Cross cancellation. Superb. Matched by a fine four margined example in red. Photoprovenance:ShaidaSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIDG close to good margins all round, tied to entire letter to Glasgow, dated 3 Dec. 1840, by red Maltese Cross cancellation, red Glenluce datestamp on reverse; light vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIHA (double letter H), large margins, applied to the lower left of small envelope, contrary to Post Office instructions, dated 7 Sept. 1840 from Liverpool to London, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIII huge margins showing traces of adjoining stamps at left and right, crisp and upright red Maltese Cross cancellation; superb. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIQA part of sheet margin at left, close to very large margins other sides, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation in a ruby or rose-pink shade; a faultless example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVBK, red Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVCA intense black shade, good to large, if somewhat uneven margins all round, red Maltese Cross in an orange shade; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVCL large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation overstruck by "(n)ewen(t)/117" mileage marking; very fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVEL near intense black shade, part of sheet margin at right and large margins other sides, tied to entire letter to Hamilton, dated 16 Jan. 1841 by a superb, crisp strike of the purple Maltese Cross and with straight line "stratheaven" in the same colour on reverse, opening well for display. A wonderful entire. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVGL intense black shade, part of sheet margin at right and large margins other sides, tied by unclear red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Glasgow, with framed Glenluce datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVJA large to very large margins all round, purple Maltese Cross cancellation of Glasgow; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). Specialised AS23. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVNH, just touched to large margins, with full original gum which is slightly toned as usual, fresh appearance. Cat. £13,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVOB good to very large margins all round, crisp and practically complete distinctive Manchester "Fish Tail" Maltese Cross cancellation; exceptional. Specialised AS23ub, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVPH clear to large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire to London, dated 12 Aug. 1840, red "Wiley/Penny Post" alongside, dated markings on reverse; fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VCJ close to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by a watery black (faded dull violet) Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Glasgow, dated 8 Jan. 1841, with datestamps and framed "26" Glasgow receiving office on reverse; light vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VFC intense black shade, close to large margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross and "Amlwch/Penny Post"; complete and superb. Specialised AS24ya, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VHG large margins all round, distinctive double lined Maltese Cross cancellation of Stonehaven; vertical crease, fine appearance and rare. Specialised AS25uf, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VLA an unlisted worn impression with good to large margins, tied to small piece by red and black Maltese Cross cancellations; fine and very rare. Specialised AS25vk, £2,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VTA unlisted grey-black shade, good margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellation; trace of a vertical bend or crease. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIAA a huge example, from the top left corner of the sheet, showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, black Maltese Cross cancellation, on visiting card envelope with small seal stain, dated 26 March 1841, from Halifax to Liverpool; dated markings on reverse. A magnificent example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIBH large margins all round, tied by superb upright red Maltese Cross in an orange brown shade, to entire letter to Leven, dated 21 Sept. 1840, red Kircaldy datestamp in the same colour on reverse; fine. Brandon Certificate (2001). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VITL good to large margins all round, crisp, upright and complete black Maltese Cross cancellation, on entire letter to Kendal with Kirby Lonsdale c.d.s. of 26 Feb. 1841 on the reverse; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIICF good to huge margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by a crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to London dated 16 Feb. 1841, with undated double ring Bexhill on the front; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIFL touched at places but showing portions of three adjoining stamps, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter from Liverpool to London, then forwarded to Madiera, Liverpool and London datestamps on reverse, rated "160" (Reis) on the front; fine and rare. B.P.A Certificate (2013). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIME large to enormous margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by a light black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Sheffield, on reverse blue Malton c.d.s. of 29 March 1841; light horizontal filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine and extremely attractive. PhotoProvenance:"Cowardine", September 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXEI large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Stirling dated 9 March 1841, red T.P. marking alongside; horizontal filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXHE-HF horizontal pair, good to large margins all round, tied by crisp and practically upright black Maltese Cross cancellation to large entire, dated 15 March 1841 to Dublin, "No. 4" handstamp at lower left, Ballyshannon c.d.s. on reverse; filing folds resulting in a mirror image of the adhesives appearing below and one just crossing HE. A rare Plate IX multiple on cover and an outstanding Irish usage. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXMC-MD horizontal pair, good to large margins all round, light red Maltese Cross cancellations; fine. Multiples from Plate IX are rare. Specialised £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXMJ good to very large margins, complete, central and practically upright black Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XEI large to very large margins all round, tied by fine black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Bridgewater dated 21 July 1841, Dulverton u.d.c. on the front; fine and a rare cover from this Plate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XQA good to very large margins all round, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine and most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XRI re-entry and long tailed R, large margins, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XICH good to very large margins all round, tied by a crisp and upright black Maltese Cross cancellation to piece with Darlington datestamp of 20 April 1841 alongside; very fine. A superb example from this rare Plate. R.P.S. Certificate (1982). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XILG large margins all round, tied by a black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, dated 7 March 1841 to Great Staughton, red St. Neots c.d.s. alongside; light horizontal filing fold well clear of the adhesive, fine and a superb cover from this rare Plate. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1AI pale blue, good to large margins all round, cancelled by a crisp, large part strike of the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross; fine. Specialised DS6vj, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1AL deep blue, small part of sheet margin at right, good to very large margins other sides, complete, upright and practically central distinctive Manchester "Fish Tail" Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine. Specialised DS5ve, £1,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1CC pale blue, enormous margins, tied to piece by a complete and practically upright strike of the distinctive Greenock Maltese Cross; superb and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1996). Specialised DS6va, £2,500+. Photoprovenance:"Cowardine"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1CJ close to large margins, black Maltese Cross cancellation and showing a striking pre-printing paper fold at upper left. Stunning and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1DB deep blue, large balanced margins, crisp and practically complete red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange shade; superb. Photo,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1DI-EI vertical pair in a deep full blue shade, good to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellations to long entire to Kirby Lonsdale, dated 27 Aug. 1841, blue Settle datestamp on reverse; vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesives, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1EH a little close at lower left, large to very large margins other sides, complete upright and central ruby Maltese Cross cancellation; superb. DS5uf, £7,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1GF deep full blue shade, complete black Maltese Cross cancellation, huge margins and showing good portions of adjoining stamps at left and right. A stunning example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1HC good to large margins, large part of black Dublin distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. Specialised DS6vj, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1IL very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at foot, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; a flawless example of great visual appeal. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LJ-LK horizontal pair, upright black Maltese Cross cancellations, large to very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at lower left. An exceptional pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LJ-LL horizontal strip of three, close to very large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellations which leave LL practically profile free; LK with a trace of a vertical crease which hardly detracts from the superb appearance of this rare strip. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MJ clear to large margins all round, tied by a stunning red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Ashburton, dated 9 June 1840 (early use), Newton Abbott c.d.s. on the front; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1NE-OF pale blue block of four large margins, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellations, fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (1997). Specialised £28,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1NH-NI deep full blue horizontal pair, a little close at left but with large margins other sides, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellations; very fine and most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1OD-OF horizontal strip of three in a bright blue shade, red Maltese Cross cancellations in an orange-red shade and part of u.d.c. on OD, OF close at foot, good to very large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1OF deep full blue shade, large margins and showing portions of the adjoining stamps at top and at left, "147" barred oval cancellation of Bungay, fine. Specialised DS1xc, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1OH large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1SC red Maltese Cross cancellation, good even margins all round, fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TK pale blue shade, close to large margins all round, tied by crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation on entire letter to Helmsdale with framed dornoch/se 13/1843" datestamp alongside; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2MJ-MK horizontal pair, large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellations; an outstanding multiple. Photoprovenance:"Wills", November 1989Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: FI double letter F, close to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Rye, dated 5 July 1841, dated markings of New Romney and Rye on reverse; the front of the entire with small sealed tear. Very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: ID non-coincident re-entry, very large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross to entire letter to Manchester, dated 15 May 1841; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: MK non-coincident re-entry, good to very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at lower right, tied to piece by black Maltese Cross and with Taunton 'Traveler' datestamp of 6 March 1841 below; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 2: PJ, Plate 5: JH, Plate 8: PD, Plate 9: JG and Plate 10: IC, each tied to separate entire letter by black Maltese Cross cancellation, margins all round, a mostly fine and scarce group. Specialised £1,875Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 2: PK, Plate 5: DI, Plate 8: BH (with Leeds distinctive Cross), Plate 10: TC (smudged red cancellation), Plate 11: BL (superb Manchester "Fishtail Cross), EF and EJ; Plate 10 creased and faults, the others chiefly fine to very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 5: FE good margins all round, tied by crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire, dated 20 May 1841, to Sedgefield, Newcastle on Tyne c.d.s. on reverse; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 5: FJ (cut into) on entire without side flaps with "Oswaldkirk/Penny Post" alongside, also Plate 12: KI, Plate 14: S(?)H, Plate 15: MC, Plate 18: GB with Dumbarton Maltese Cross, Plate 18: OD on blue entire, beautifully addressed, Plate 26: FI, placed sideways, Plate 28: PF with script "Fishguard/Penny Post" on the reverse, Plate 34: JI placed sideways and with Edinburgh distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; good to very fine. An attractive group of nine Plated examples on entires with Maltese Cross cancellationsSubject to 20% VAT...

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 5: TB margins all round, tied by slightly unclear black Maltese Cross to entire dated 19 July 1842 from Liverpool to London; clean and uncreased, the adhesive with tiny wrinklesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 8: BD good to very large margins all round, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade; superb and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1983). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 9: AD State 2, close to large margins all round, upright black Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 9: FK good to large margins all round, tied to local Edinburgh entire letter by a crisp and upright black Maltese Cross cancellation, leaving Queen's profile clear, dated 25 May 1841; very fine and rare. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2017). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 9: RK, SD, Plate 10: DB. Plate 11: IK (just touched at foot), all on separate entires, mostly with margins all round and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 10: RI ("P" converted to "R"), original gum, large margins, fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: PE large margins, tied by black London broken points Maltese Cross cancellation to envelope dated 8 Jan. 1842 from Mary Ann Watts to Caroline Southey (1786-1854, poetess and wife of Robert Southey), with a substantial nine page enclosure on note paper with a delightful engraving of a dog, and interesting contents including her "blind devotion to Mr. Wordsworth". The envelope stained which partly affects the adhesiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: SE roller flaw, good to huge margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to envelope dated 21 Aug. 1841 from Lincoln to Nottingham; small part of flap missing from the reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlates 12-39 selection (33), including Plate 13: BA-BB horizontal pair, Plate 14: TH double letter H, part marginal inscription, Plate 21: PL double letter P, Plate 23: AJ with Lyme c.d.s., Plate 28: PC watermark inverted, Plate 30: RC "P" converted to "R", Plate 39: MA re-entry, etc., also six later Plates, used, chiefly very fine, some superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 12: LE with thin lined Edinburgh Maltese Cross cancellation, Plate 19: AB horizontal guide line through letter squares, dot in Maltese Cross cancellation, Plate 30: TA blur in letter square, on piece with Maltese Cross and Leeds c.d.s., close to large margins, good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 13: PA-RC, block of nine (3x3), QB, RB and RC showing basal shifts, original gum, touched at left and at foot, horizontal creases hardly detract from this superb block. The largest recorded mint multiple from this early Plate. P.T.S. Certificate (2013). PhotoProvenance:SeymourSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 14: RB, Plate 15: NG, Plate 16: KJ, Plate 17: GI, Plate 26: NB, Plate 27: IL, Plate 32: LA and Plate 35: NH, four margined examples, each tied to separate entire letters by black Maltese Cross cancellations; good to fine. An attractive group of early PlatesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 14: SC (double letter "S"), Plate 20: NE, Plate 26: TF, Plate 27 TE, Plate 29: FF, Plate 32: OH and Plate 35: BD, all tied to separate entire letters by black Maltese Cross cancellations, all with margins all round; good to fine. A scarce group of early PlatesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 15: DL close at top, part of sheet margin at right and showing portions of adjoining stamps at left and at foot, tied by Edinburgh distinctive thin lined black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire, dated 11 Jan. 1842; faint wrinkles nevertheless a glorious example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 22: CK-DL, block of four from the right of the sheet and with large margins other sides, unused without gum, fine. A rare block printed by Neals Steam Press. R.P.S. Certificate (1964). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 22: PG, large margins, tied to piece by complete Doncaster c.d.s. of 12 July 1842; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: AC double letter "C", good to huge margins, tied to entire to Dublin (no side flaps), by a fine strike of the Moate debris filled black Maltese Cross cancellation (See Rockoff & Jackson, volume 2, page 204), dated 7 July 1842, Moate c.d.s. on reverse (across flap); fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: OD close at right, large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, tied by black Maltese Cross and red "t.p./cornhill" to entire letter to Holborn dated April 25 1842; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 26: GE, good to very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at foot, Dorchester Town c.d.s., fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1996). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 28: AG good to large margins all round, tied to entire to Crieff by a distinctive thin lined Maltese Cross and with Errol boxed datestamp alongside, blue framed Crieff datestamp on reverse; clean and uncreased. Rare and beautiful. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 32: CD small to large margins all round, tied to small entire letter to Dublin, dated 21 July 1843, by a fine strike of the extremely rare distinctive Mullingar Maltese Cross with blue Mullingar c.d.s. alongside; vertical filing fold at left through the datestamp, fine and a newly discovered example of this famously elusive Irish Cross. M. Jackson Certificate (2018). Specialised BS21tr, £20,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 33: MC, large to very large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, practically upright black Maltese Cross cancellation; superb. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 35: RF slightly cut into at foot, large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by a fine upright strike of the number "8" in Maltese Cross and Hayle c.d.s. of 18 Oct. 1843; also Plate 70: CH, cut into at foot, large margins other sides on entire from the same correspondence, with "162" barred oval of Cardiff and Hayle c.d.s. of 16 Jan.1847; filing folds clear of the adhesives, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 36: SC and TJ, each with large margins, tied by number "6" n Maltese Cross cancellations to to entire letter to Kendal dated 26 Sept. 1843; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 37: PJ, good to large margins all round, practically complete, so-called "Channel Islands" distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and rare. M. Jackson certificate (2016). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 38: ED good to huge margins all round and showing portions of adjoining stamps at foot and at right, tied by crisp and upright black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, dated 1843 (19 Oct.) to Usk, with very fine tiny "too late" on the front and clear Abergavenny c.d.s. on the reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 39: KI large margins all round, tied to 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Culross by two fine strikes of the number "2" in Maltese Cross cancellation, dated markings of 23 and 24 December 1843 on reverse; fine and a very rare combination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 45: EE-EF horizontal pair used on a folded Proof for an advertisement, tied by "423" barred ovals of Kirkby Lonsdale, Plate 58: LL tied to entire by "447" barred oval of Leeds with superb blue "marsh lane/leeds" below, Plate 71: MD double letter D, placed sideways over another 1d. with "177" barred oval of Cheltenham on envelope re-addressed to London, Plate 71: EJ placed sideways, on entire to Monmouthshire, Plate 74: PJ tied to envelope dated 1 April 1848 from London to Salisbury, Plate 110: FK large margins on envelope to Northallerton, Plate 1...

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 46: SA-TC block of six (3x2), close at top, large margins other sides, tied by "29" barred oval cancellations of Ashburton to entire (no side flaps) dated 4 Dec. 1844 to Dawlish; fine. Rare and spectacular. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 66: AL, from the upper right corner of the sheet with Plate number and inscription, large margins other sides, original gum; superb. A striking example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 66: BI huge margins and showing portions or traces of adjoining stamps on all four sides, tied to piece by London district "20" barred oval; superb. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 67: SG huge margins and showing portions of two adjoining stamps, tied to entire letter to Leeds, dated 21 Nov. 1846, by London barred oval and straight line "knightsbridge"; horizontal filing fold at foot well clear of the adhesiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 69: KA-KD horizontal strip of four, small to large margins all round and showing traces of three adjoining stamps, cancelled by two strikes of the "805" barred oval of Torquay, contrary to Post Office instructions, KA with profile clear; fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 74: AD touched at top, tied by London "11" barred oval cancellation to envelope to Vienna dated July 1850, redirected to Dresden and finally returned to Cheltenham in December 1850, a variety of markings on front and reverse. A busy envelope crossing the borders of three European countries. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 74: BD with London "62" barred oval, Plate 86: BJ with Tenby "784" in blue, Plate 91: SK part original gum, Plate 96: SB-SC horizontal pair with huge margins and showing portions of six adjoining stamps, Plate 97: HG-HH horizontal pair, QK-QL and Plate 103 SI-SJ horizontal pairs used together on piece, Plate 149: KD with London "16" barred oval, Plate 156: MH inverted watermark; good to large or enormous margins, chiefly fine and an attractive plated selectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditi...

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 79: DF, tied by barred oval and fine blue "Minories" to petite envelope, dated 25 March 1848 to Worcestershire, Broadway c.d.s. on reverse; the adhesive cut into on two sides but still most appealing. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 85: CG enormous margins and showing portions of five adjoining stamps, upright "498" barred oval of Manchester. An extraordinary example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 98: PB and Plate 106 FB on entire to Edinburgh with tiny circular glasgow alongside, Plate 114: GH close to very large margins on entire to Fife with framed blue "leslie" on reverse, Plate 140: OF placed sideways on envelope to Worcestershire with green framed "fisherrow" and attractive Pictorial Portabello seal on he reverse, Plate 143: PJ and OE tied to entire letter to Fife with tiny circular "glasgow" alongside; fine. A scarce quartet of Plated Scottish entiresSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Co...

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 106: NG tied by London "16" barred oval cancellation and red Calais entry marking to small envelope to Paris, dated April 16 1851, very fine "too late/g.p.o." and handstruck "8" alongside; the adhesive touched and the envelope a little stained but a scarce overseas destinationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 117: LJ close to very large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, tied to envelope originating in Wiesbaden, dated 1 Aug. 1851, to London, where the adhesive was applied and forwarded to Tunbridge Wells, a variety of markings; seal cut out from the reverse. UnusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 124: JG small to very large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, tied by blue "882" barred oval of Wimborne to entire letter to Dorchester dated 7 Feb. 1852; horizontal filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 141: FK, large margins, blue "(Manor Cu)nningha(m)/Der(ry)" receiving House cancellation; creased but superb appearance and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2015)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 142: CG, large margins, tied by blue Scottish "186" numeral of Irvine to petite envelope to Holy Town, very fine and most attractive. Also Plate 146: BG close to large margins, tied to toned envelope from the same correspondence, with jet-black "186" cancellation. FineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 152: ML small to huge margins all round, tied by "696" barred oval of Settle and a mirror image of the orange Settle c.d.s. of 21 Aug. 1853 to envelope to Kirby Lonsdale; fine and most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 170: CK good to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at lower right, placed at the lower left of mourning envelope (contrary to Post Office instructions) to Holytown, dated 6 Jan. 1854 and cancelled by blue Scottish "186" barred numeral of Irvine; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 176: AG cut into and torn at foot, large margins other sides, tied by London inland "8" barred oval cancellation to "Post Magazine" to Bungay, arrival datestamp of 9 March 1854; despite the faults an attractive example of this extremely rare Plate on cover. Specialised £2,900 off cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownAlphabet 1: BI, QE, BD and TC, Alphabet 2: QE, part original gum or unused, margins all round to touched at one place; good to fine. Each with B.P.A. Certificate (1951)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownRJ, a little cut-into on entire letter dated 24 Oct. 1843 to Yarmouth Norfolk with script "Too Late" handstamp on reverse, GB, touched at foot on entire letter dated 28 Jan. 1844 to Wolverhampton, FK-FL horizontal pair cut into at left, large margins other sides, all with distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations of Norwich. Good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownA complete reconstruction, virtually all alphabet II, used, including exceptional examples, one cancelled in blue; chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations1842 (16 Dec.) and 1843 (9 May), entire letter and envelope to Paisley and Leith, cancelled by fine strikes of the distinctive Maltese Cross of Greenock, margins all round, good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellationsSelection (9), comprising blue Cross (3, one blue-green overstruck by Poulton Penny Post), Distinctive Cross with Coventry, Dumfries, Greenock, Norwich and York (2), chiefly very fine four margined examples, some exceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellationsNumbers in Maltese Cross, "2" on IC, huge margins on entire to Kendal, "7" on Plate 35, IC close to good margins on entire to Edinburgh, "9" on Plate 36 GG with superb P.P./Merton, large margins on entire letter to Durham; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownSelection of four entires/entire letters, comprising 1842 with very fine Perth distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation, 1845 to London, re-addressed to Bognor with red London "2", 1846 to Holytown with almost clear profile cancellation and undated Hanover St. on reverse , and 1848 with blue script "Bolton le Sands/Penny Post" on the reverse; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownSelection (25), including coloured cancellations with blue "29" of Ashburton, Irish "244" of Gowran, Plate 20: SG on 1842 entire letter with Belfast/Late d.s. on reverse, etc., mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownSelection of entires (5), including cancellations with numbers "1" and "5" in Maltese Cross cancellations, the latter additionally tied by red "Charles St. Middx Hospital", 1842 to Cambridge with "Tid/Penny Post", etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownSelection of 140+ on stockpages, mostly with Maltese Cross cancellations, including "Black" Plates, numbers in Cross cancellations (23), margins all round to cut into; mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3JF-JG horizontal pair tied to entire letter, dated 7 Oct. 1846 to Settle, blue York c.d.s. on reverse; vertical filing folds clear of the adhesiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3QK and QL, each with good to large margins all round, QL showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, tied to small piece by two complete strikes of the distinctive York Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3TE, large margins all round, complete and practically upright Norwich distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3TH good to large margins all round, tied to piece by an almost perfectly centred number "4" in Maltese Cross cancellation; tiny trace of toning at foot. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3An almost complete reconstruction of the plate, 235 stamps, mostly singles though including pairs (6) and strips of three (3), a few being duplicate letterings, mostly with margins all round or nearly all round, all except one with black Maltese Crosses; condition mixed but mostly good to fine and a number of very attractive examples present. Cat. £23,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4BH "Spectacles" variety, large part original gum, large to very large margins all round. A superb example of this very rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). PhotoProvenance:EskenziSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4JJ close to large margins, tied to entire dated 10 Jan. 1851 to Edinburgh by blue Scottish "186" cancellation of Irvine. Also QI-QL horizontal strip of four touched at right, close to large margins other sides, with "511" barred oval cancellations of Market Harborough; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4LB and KB both with good to large margins all round, tied by London barred oval cancellations to long entire letter (no side flaps) dated 16 Dec. 1851, KB very close at left, LB with profile clear cancellationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4NL sheet margin and inscription "....he Back be careful n..." at right, good to large margins other sides, London "4" barred oval cancellation; tiny fault in margin at left, clear of the design. Attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4OK-OL horizontal pair, watermark inverted, a little close at foot to enormous margins and showing good portions of two adjoining stamps at top, "447" barred oval cancellations of Leeds; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1987), Specialised ES14a, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4SD good to very large margins all round, superb blue "802" barred oval cancellation of Bampton; fine. Specialised ES14wb, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4TF "violet blue" with marked Ivory head, large to very large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, London barred oval cancellation; fine. Specialised ES17, £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4A complete used plate reconstruction, comprising singles (123), pairs (32) and strips of three (18), mostly three or four margined, the majority with neat or light strikes of black numeral cancellations; condition somewhat mixed though a number of fine and very attractive examples included. Very rare. Cat. £21,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(†) Great Britain1850-54 "Archer" Perforations1d. red-brown, Plate 94: PE, well tied by London numeral cancellation, on 1854 (25 Feb.) envelope to Daventry, the reverse with clear despatch c.d.s., straight-line "Gt. Coram.St." in blue and part green c.d.s. An unusually fine cover. B.P.A. Certificate (1969). S.G. 16b, £2,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on both Hammer Price and Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 161d. Plate 176: NK-OK rejoined vertical pair with framed Melness type VIII Scots local cancellation; some faults but unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 161d. CJ tied to envelope to Dublin, dated 24 July 1855, by blue Irish "438" numeral of Tullamore in blue; fine and uncreasedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 161d. DB, tied to entire letter to Plymouth by superb "383" Hull spoon datestamp of 21 Aug. 1854, which leaves the Queen's profile largely clear, manuscript "Missent to Truro" alongside. A beautiful cover. S.G. 17Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 161d., 2d. strip of three, tied to piece by barred oval cancellations; fine. S.G. 17, 19Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 162d. horizontal pair with bright red "p-d" in oval cancellations. Superb and rare. S.G. 19. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 141d., CL tied to entire letter to Ballinasloe dated 5 Oct. 1855 by superb blue Irish "438" numeral of Tullamore, which leaves the Queens profile untouched; the entire with filing folds, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 141d. Die II, TI-TK horizontal strip of three, tied by two blue "232" Spoon cancellations of 27 June 1855 to envelope, addressed to "Lord Raglans Army/on service on the East". Beautiful and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 142d. LF-MF vertical pair, Large Crown, perf. 16 2d. GK and JH (re-entry), used, good to fine. S.G. 23, 36a, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 142d. OL tied by London twin "47" barred oval cancellation to long envelope, dated 31 March 1857, to Falkirk, "C.R." (Caledonian Railway) handstamp alongside; filing folds clear of the adhesive. FineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perforation 142d. QH tied to entire, dated 18 Aug. 1855 to Drogheda, by slightly unclear green Irish "186" numeral of Dublin; the entire with filing folds one of which affects the adhesive. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 161d. Plate 3: GL, tied by Manchester "498" sideways duplex cancellation of 22 May 1855 to entire letter to Chipping Norton, dated markings on reverse; the front panel of the entire with small fault, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 26. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d. Plate 56, DT tied to envelope to London dated 21 Nov. 1856 by a fine upright strike of the Glasgow "159" Madelaine Smith type cancellation, also another of cover franked 1d. dated 11 April 1857, 1854 cover to Glasgow franked 1d. with Scottish "159" cancellation and blue boxed "gallowgate" on reverse, 1857 cover to Glasgow franked 1d. with "221"experimental sideways duplex of Leith; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d., well-centred, placed sideways and cancelled by a fine green "445" Waterford Spoon cancellation of 21 Jan. 1855 on entire letter to Derby; horizontal filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Very scarce and fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d., entires from Bradford to Manchester, Manchester to London and Northampton to Crick, each with sideways duplex cancellations, also entire letter franked 1d. to Ballymoney with Belfast spoon cancellation; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 142d. NL, well centred, tied by London "19" barred oval to entire letter to Exeter, dated 29 March 1858; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 142d. RB, rounded upper right corner, tied to entire letter, dated 2 April 1856, to Dublin by blue Irish "58" numeral of Banbridge, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-76 selection of eight entires and a piece all franked with 1d., comprising 1855 to Devonport with superb blue "29" barred oval of Ashburton (rare on a cover bearing a perforated 1d.), piece with blue Ballina "29" spoon, 1856 to Cheshire bearing pair with "180" barred ovals of Chester with unusual "Sputnik" Inspectors mark, 1855 and 1856 entires with indented London "38" late mail duplex cancellations, 1859 to Shrewsbury with superb London "4" trial duplex, 1860 to Broadway with "611" duplex of Pershore and "2" handstamp alongside, 1861 with unusual square shaped "243" in...

Great Britain1856-58Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d. tied on entire letter to London, dated 18 July 1857 by a fine strike of the "thornleibank" Scots local cancellation (Alcock scarcity G), reduced red crayon marks on the front, fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1856-58Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d. IB, tied by London district barred circle cancellation to O.H.M.S. Inspector of Prisons envelope, dated 17 Dec. 1857, to Pimlico, including autographed letter, signed, from John G. Perry, inspector of Prisons, to J. Pitt Taylor, including his autograph letter, signed, concerning Lambeth County Court, repeated debts, demoralisation and idleness. Superb red wax "Inspector of Prisons" seal on reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1856-58Watermark Large Crown, Perforation 141d. rose red, tied to envelope dated 25 April 1858 by fine strike of the straight line "lisselane" in greenish blue and with another strike on reverse, Dublin and London datestamps; vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine and scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved 1d. "Stars" collection (73) on pages, including cancellations in blue (6) and green (2), spoons, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved selection on pages (82), including sixty two with protective underprints (2 ½d., the remainder 1d.), mostly Copestake Moore but with nine J & C Boyd; used, mixed condition,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Plate NumbersPlates 71-224, except 77, 83, 88, 105, 115 and 140, but with additional 177 and 212, mint, mostly fine. S.G. 43/44, Cat. approx. £11,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Plate NumbersPlate 176: SA-TF block of twelve (6x2) from the foot of the sheet, original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 43/44, £960 as singlesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence Plate NumbersPlates 9-15, mint and mostly unmounted, Plate 15 from the top of the sheet and with part inscription; fine. S.G. 45/47, £4,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence Plate NumbersPlate 14: A complete used reconstruction of the plate comprising 241 stamps (all singles except for one pair, one lettering duplicated), all either lightly or neatly cancelled in black, mostly numeral or duplex types though including at least twenty examples cancelled solely by a datestamp; mainly fine and attractive. Rare, especially given the number of circular dated cancellations. S.G. 47, £9,158+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence Plate NumbersPlate 15: A complete used reconstruction of the plate comprising 240 stamps, all either lightly or neatly cancelled in black, mostly with numeral or duplex types though about ten examples cancelled solely by a datestamp; mainly fine and attractive. Rare. S.G. 47, £9,120+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1870-79 HalfpennySet of Plates 1-20 except 9, original gum with several unmounted mint, Plate 2 with watermark inverted, chiefly fresh and fine. S.G. 48/49, £3,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1870-79 HalfpennyPlate 1 AI, Plate 3 GF, original gum; fine. S.G. 51/52, £1,225Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA134, used to Milverton, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation and fine "langport/140" mileage mark below, without dated markings; seal removed from the reverse, otherwise fine and uncreased. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA142, dated 1 June 1840, to Rome, without Maltese Cross cancellation, red London Paid Tombstone datestamp to the right of Britannia, "via di/beuvoisin" handstamp at upper right, on reverse blue Portugal Street and Rome arrival of 13 June. Fine and an extremely rare overseas usage. B.P.A. Certificate (2010). PhotoProvenance:"Daisy" and "Mayflower"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA2, dated 13 Aug. 1840 to Birmingham, central red Maltese Cross cancellation and with Oldham undated Butterfly marking alongside, Manchester and Birmingham datestamps on reverse; small hinge stains on reverse, otherwise fine. PhotoProvenance:Lagerloef, 1945Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Penny Envelopesa197, dated 18 Oct. 1844 to Herefordshire, without Maltese Cross cancellation, central blue "Newton Butts/2d. PAID" and red London tombstone datestamp, on reverse Ledbury arrival (19.10); central vertical fold, fine. Most attractive with an ink amendment to the design, the seated woman at lower left now has a baby in her arms and a cradle at her feet. A manuscript note under the flap reads "I hope the postman will not steal this letter for the sake of the picture!". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1882-1901 on issues of 1880-81 ½d. green, 1d. lilac, 6d. grey Plate 18, each overprinted "specimen" type 9 and affixed to a piece of a page from "Specimens of Adhesive Stamps of Great Britain 1885" presented to Mr. Murlock, head of the Confidential Enquiry Branch, General Post Office. S.G. O2s, O3s, O4sSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1880-81 1d. lilac, variety imperforate, part original gum; razor cut just into design at foot and tiny rub on face; fine appearance and very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). S.G. O3c, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.