The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale

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Title
The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale

Location
Spink London

Date & Time
Wednesday 10th July 2019 - 10:00am  
Thursday 11th July 2019 - 10:00am  

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At Spink
Friday 5 July 2019 at 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Monday 8 July 2019 at 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 .pm.


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Spink London are proud to offer within our July Collectors' series sale the Michael Lewis collection of Malta, The "Rothman" collection of Rhodesia covers and cancellations, fine Ceylon essays and proofs, an outstanding section of Cyprus Queen Victoria Key Plate Issues, along with a strong Great Britain section the highlight of which is an 1840 1d. black plate 1a First Day Cover.

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Abu Dhabi1937-69 "25" in Arabic numerals on 15f. red and deep brown, six cancelled by favour on covers, including two registered to A.N. Donaldson (one with red oval cancellation), good to fine. S.G. 27a, £1,080Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aden1927-61 largely mint collection including 1937 Dhow set and a few mint multiples to 3½a., 1939-48 mint and used sets, he former with some additional values to 10r., and 1951 range with all values in mint imprint and/or plate number strips of five; generally good to fine. Cat. c.£2,800Subject 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.

Aden1937 Dhow set, large part original gum; 2a. thinned, otherwise fine. S.G. 1-12, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Aden1937 Dhow set used on long local cover with Aden Camp/1 Apr. 37 (first day) cancellations; slightly soiled or stained. S.G. 1-12Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AdenSeiyun1946 Victory 2½a. blue, overprint inverted, unmounted mint from the left of the sheet; fine and scarce. S.G. 13a, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AfghanistanMint and used selection contained in two small albums, including 1907-08 imperf. 1a. block of four, block of twelve containing three tête-bêche gutter pairs, 1909-18 Parcel Post 1r. olive-grey sheet of twelve showing practically complete "howard & jones london" watermark, 1920 New Currency set, 1927 New Currency 60p. imperf. blocks of four and nine, 1928 40p. six sheets each containing tête-bêche pair, etc., many fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyOn issue of 1908 perf. 12 2½pi. brown, tied to piece by Elbasan c.d.s.; fine and scarce. S.G. 1, £650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyOn issue of 1909-11 20pa. rose-carmine used, 1pi. ultramarine, handstamp inverted, unused without gum, 2pi. blue-black used; good to fine. S.G. 6-8Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyOn issue of 1909-11 10pi. dull red, original gum; fine and an extremely rare stamp. S.G. 10, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyOn issue of 1909-11 "10" on 20pa. rose-carmine, tied by c.d.s. to small piece; fine. S.G. 11, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyWith Behie 1pi. ultramarine Plate II, original gum, slightly pale colour, fine. S.G. 14a, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1913 Double Eagle overprints on Stamps of TurkeyOn Postage Due of 1908 1pi. black on crimson, tied to piece by violet c.d.s., fine and scarce. S.G. 15, £2,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Albania1920 double Eagle/shkodra on Prince William 25q. blue, original gum, very slight wrinkles and trace of gum toning. Rare. S.G. 119, £425. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AndorraSpanish Post Offices1928 perf. 12x11½ 10c., 25c., 30c., 50c., 1p. and 10p., perf. 13 x12½ 2c., 5c., 15c., 20c., 1p., 4p., perf. 14 40c., original gum, mixed centring and a few short perfs., chiefly fine and scarce. Between S.G. 3A and 9C, £980Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Australia1931-36 CofA 9d. purple block of four with Ash imprint, the upper right stamp Die II (substituted cliché) in vertical pair with Die IIB, the upper pair with hinge remnants, fine mint. S.G. 133/a, £350+; BW 29(4)z, $700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria1850-1967 duplicated mint and used selection housed in a black stockbook, including 1948 Artists, 1949 U.P.U. (4), 1949 Millocker, 1950-53 Birds 1s. (2), 10s. (2), 1952 Olympics (2), 1954 Esperanto 1s. (12), later issues, etc., unused, with many unmounted mint and used, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria1899-1953, used selection of 12 stamps and 16 covers or cards, including 1930 Rotarian Congress set, 1950 Plebiscite set, 1950-53 Birds 3s. and 5s., 1923 Artists Charity set on cover registered to London, 1931 (9 July) Zeppelin Landungsfahrt Nach Wien postcard, 1948 (April) cover franked 1934-36 1s., 2s., 3s., 5s. and Germany 100pf., Austrian Post Offices, etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria1910-53 mint selection (23) comprising 1910 Birthday 10k., 1925-30 Air 15g. imperf. between stamp and margin at foot, 1933 WIPA granite paper 50g. (+ 50g.), 1945 Graz 1r. (2), 2rm. (3), 3rm. (3), 5rm. (2), 1950-53 Air Birds set with additional 3s., 5s. and 10s., unmounted mint or original gum; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Austria1950-53 Air Birds set, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 1215-1221, £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bahamas1859 1d. imperforate plate proof pair with margin at foot, in black on card, cut close at left, fine. 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) Bahamas1863-77 CC perf 14 4d. dull rose, unused with part original gum, fine. S.G. 36, £1500. 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) BarbadosEarly Letters and Handstamps1857 (27 July) envelope "From No. 2628 Corpl. Geo. Paterson 49th. Regt." to Scotland, marked "pre paid" with large manuscript "1" and showing fine Crowned Circle "paid/at/barbadoes" partially crossed by London tombstone Paid c.d.s., all in red and, on reverse, local c.d.s., Barbadoes double-arc d.s., Edinburgh and arrival d.s. Photoprovenance:Joseph Hackmey, 1986Gerald Sattin, May 2004Subject 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) BarbadosEarly Letters and Handstamps1857 (11 Sept.) blue envelope from Bridgetown to Stockport, rated "6" and showing Crowned Circle "paid/at barbados" handstamp partially crossed by London Paid datestamp (1.10), the reverse with Paris "1", Barbadoes and arrival (2.10) 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1852-55 Blued paper (½d.) deep green, (2d.) greyish slate, (4d.) brownish red and prepared for use but not issued (2d.) slate-blue each in a block of four with four margins and part to large part original gum. An attractive quartet. S.G. 2, 4a, 5, 5a £2,312+. Photo for 2d.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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1852-55 Blued paper, prepared for use but not issued (2d.) deep slate block of four with good to large margins and large part original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted. R.P.S. Certificate (1970). S.G. 5b, £1,000+. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1855-58 White paper (½d.) yellow-green horizontal pair with good to large margins and part original gum; small brown mark on reverse of one, otherwise fine and scarce. Also blued paper (½d.) deep green horizontal pair without gum and with good to large margins. S.G. 2, 7, £1,300. Photo for firstSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1858 1/- black plate proof marginal block of four from the foot of the sheet; very fine. Also issued 1/- black horizontal pair (slightly toned) with part original gum. Photo for blockSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1861-70 (½d.) grass green and (4d.) dull vermilion, both in blocks of four with part original gum, the latter with narrow sheet margin at right. R.P.S. Certificate (1970). for (4d.). S.G. 22, 28, £1,568+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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1873 (June) 3d. black plate proof block of four, fine, and the issued stamp, unused with part original gum. S.G. 63Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1873 (June) 5/- plate proofs in black and in maroon, both marginal; fine. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1873 (June) 5/- unused with part original gum and centred better than many. B.P.A. Certificate (1951). S.G. 64, £950. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1873 (June) 5/- used (2), one with double-arc datestamp, the other with crisp 1875 datestamp portion of "bootheel" duplex; sound. S.G. 64, £600Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1874-75 1d. die proof in black on India paper affixed to card (30x34mm.); fine. Photoprovenance:Sir Maxwell JosephJ.L. MessengerSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1875-81 Issueimperforate plate proofs: 4d. marginal block of four in black; 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.

(x) BarbadosIssued Stamps1875-81 Issuespecimen stamps, perforated 14: ½d., 1d., 3d., 4d., 6d. and 1/-, each handstamped "specimen" (BAR1) in red or blue, the 1d., 4d. and 1/- without stop, unused with part original gum. An attractive set. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1875-81 Issuespecimen stamps, perforated 14 4d., 6d. and 1/- each handstamped "specimen" (BAR2), the 6d. and 1/- without stop, unused with part original gum; 4d. with small thin, fine appearance. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1875-81 Issueissued stamps: Perf. 12½ 1/- violet (aniline) unused and regummed, and perf. 14 1/- purple unused with part original gum. S.G. 71, 81Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1878 (28 Mar.) "1D" on Five ShillingsLarge numeral 7mm. high with curved serif and large "d", an unsevered pair neatly cancelled with "bootheel" portion of duplex; sound and rare. S.G. 86b, £2,500. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1878 (28 Mar.) "1D" on Five ShillingsSmall numeral 6mm. high and smaller "d", an unsevered pair twice cancelled with portions of 1878 double-arc datestamp, good colour; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1951). S.G. 88a, £5,000. Photoprovenance:Lars Amundsen, December 1967Subject 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.

BarbadosIssued Stamps1882-1952 mint selection (132) on stock pages, including 1882-86 with values to 5/-, 1897-98 Diamond Jubilee set, 1905 set, 1906 Nelson Centenary, 1920-21 Victory set, 1925-35 with values to 5/-, 1950 to $2.40, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BarbadosIssued Stamps1882-86 ½d. to 5/- set of nine with ½d., 2½d., 3d. deep purple and 4d. brown, good to fine mint with the 5/- apparently unmounted. Also 5/- Sperati forgery photo with "sperati/reproduction" handstamp on reverse. S.G. 89-103, £1,057+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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1892 (11 July) "half-penny" on 4d. Deep BrownA horizontal pair, variety surcharge double in red and in black, the right-hand stamp without hyphens, fine mint. Very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1942). S.G. 104b/ba, £4,400+. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, October 2003Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1892 (11 July) "half-penny" on 4d. Deep BrownA horizontal pair, variety surcharge double, the second impression albino except for letters "ha", unmounted mint; the left-hand stamp with some staining, nevertheless of generally fine appearance and the discovery example, being the basis of the S.G. listing. Unique. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). S.G. 104c, unpriced. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1892-1903 Issue½d. imperforate colour trial in grey and purple, a pair from the left of the trial sheet of six with plate number "1", large part original gum; fine. Rare. Photoprovenance:Sir Maxwell JosephJ.L. MessengerSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1892-1903 Issue½d. to 2/6d. set of eleven, each overprinted "specimen" (D12), good to fine mint. S.G. 105-115, £275Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1892-1903 Issue3d. imperforate colour trials (3), comprising bistre and red, bistre and green and red-brown and red, the last gummed. A fine 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1897-98 Diamond JubileeMaster and 5d. value tablet die proofs, both in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), the first dated "23 aug. 97", the second "22 sep. 97"; 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.

(x) BarbadosIssued Stamps1897-98 Diamond JubileeWhite paper sets (2), one overprinted "specimen" (D12), and a blued paper set, part to large part original gum; the blued paper 5d. with perf. faults at foot, otherwise generally good to fine. Holcombe Opinion for blued paper set. S.G. 116-133, £1,549Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1906 Nelson set, 1906 Tercentenary 1d., 1916-19 set, 1917 War Tax 1d., 1918-20 4d. and 3/-, 1920-21 set with Script 1d., 1927 Tercentenary 1d., 1935 Jubilee set, 1938-47 set, the 1½d. and 2/6d. in singles, the other values in pairs, and 1937 Tercentenary set, all overprinted or perforated "specimen", mint and generally fine. Cat. £1,790+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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1916-19 sets (2) with a few additional shades to 3d. , 1918-20 3/- (both shades), 1920-21 set of eleven with 3d. marginal block of four showing part plate number "1" and with variety watermark inverted and 1935 Jubilee set, good to fine mintSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1916-19 IssueDie ProofsMaster of the primary die in black and orange showing guide lines, on thin surfaced paper (37x39mm.); small thin clear of the stamp impression. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1916-19 IssueDie ProofsMaster in green showing traces of guide marks at corners, on thin wove paper (42x44mm.); fine. Photoprovenance:Paul A. LarsenSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1916-19 IssueImperforate Printer's SamplesA selection all on thick paper, comprising ¼d. without Specimen, ¼d. deep green pair and 3/- yellow-brown and sepia each handstamped "specimen" (DS1) and ¼d. deep green handstamped "specimen" (DS2); 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.

(x) BarbadosIssued Stamps1916-19 IssueIssued Stamp Watermark Varieties¼d. lower left corner block of four, variety watermark inverted, 1d. marginal block of four and 2½d. corner and marginal blocks of four, variety watermark inverted and reversed, fresh mint with the ¼d. and 2½d. blocks unmounted. S.G. 181w, 183y, 185y, £648Subject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1920 Victory Issuedie proofs: Shilling value master in black and deep green on surfaced wove paper (30x35mm.) and vignette in black on surfaced wove paper (21x28mm.). 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1920 Victory Issueimperforate printer's samples: 2½d. purple and yellow-green and 3/- bright blue and deep green (marginal), both handstamped "specimen" (DS1); 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.

(x) BarbadosIssued Stamps1921-24 ½d. to 3/- set of twelve, eleven values in horizontal strips of three, the Script 1/- in a block of four (severed horizontally and rejoined), all overprinted "specimen", fine mint and scarce multiples. S.G. 213-228s, £675+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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1925-35 1d. brown imperforate trial sheet of four on surfaced wove paper; fine and very rare. Photoprovenance:Hodsell HurlockDentSubject 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1925-35 3d. deep blue imperforate plate proof marginal block of four, [7-18], on unwatermarked paper, fine. 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) BarbadosIssued Stamps1947 (Apr.) perf 13½x13 "one/penny" on 2d. carmine, variety surcharge double, centred to left, fine mint. Signed by Bloch on reverse. Rare. Friedl Certificate (1957). S.G. 264ef, £3000. 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) BarbadosIssued StampsPostage Due Stamps1934-47 ½d. and 1d. singles and horizontal strips of three (½d. without gum), each perforated "specimen" and 3d. handstamped "specimen" in violetSubject 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) BarbadosIssued StampsReprinted ProofsBritannia 1919 (c.) with blank value in black on wove paper (3), with solid value tablet in brown and with cross-hatched value tablet in light blue, red, black and blue-green, on thin card, all in "die proof" form. An attractive groupRSubject 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1854 (6 Oct.) entire letter to Trinidad, rated "4" and bearing 1852-55 1d. blue with four margins and neatly cancelled "1", on reverse Parish "1", Barbadoes and arrival datestamps. R.P.S. Certificate (1964). Photoprovenance:Wheeler, May 1970Subject 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1862 (25 Oct.) blue envelope to England, bearing 1861 6d. rose-red cancelled "1" and with Barbadoes double-arc datestamp alongside partially over-cancelled by London Paid transit datestamp (14.11), Blackburn arrival datestamp (14.11) on reverse. Also 1860 (14 July) mourning envelope from Oxford to Bridgetown bearing 1856 6d. cancelled by "603" duplex, double-arc arrival datestamp on reverseSubject 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1863 (3 Oct.) Prices Current to Trinidad, bearing 1860 pin-perf. 14 1d. blue (soiled) with "bootheel" cancellation and with despatch datestamp at foot, arrival datestamp on reverse. A scarce stamp on cover. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). Photoprovenance:R.H. Urwick, October 1964Subject 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1868 (9 June) Poole correspondence Officer's envelope to Kent, countersigned by Poole as "Staff Sergeant Major" and bearing 1861-70 6d. bright orange-vermilion cancelled with "bootheel" "1", despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse. A fine and attractive example of the concessionary rate which lasted from September 1867 until December 1869 at the time that the civilian rate was 1/-. 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1874 (29 June) entire to London, bearing 1/- black (2) both tied by double-arc datestamps and by London Paid datestamp, despatch datestamp on reverse; two light patches of toning, otherwise fine and a scarce quadruple rate 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1882 (11 Oct.) blue envelope to U.S.A., bearing 1879 perf. 14 1/- dull mauve neatly cancelled by "bootheel" with datestamp alongside, New York Paid All duplex on reverse. 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1891-99 selection of postal stationery cards (8) and wrappers (2) to England (2), Germany (6), Hungary and Jamaica, six uprated and two with boxed "too late" handstamp, 1892 ½d. on 1d. wrapper used in 1913 to Newfoundland and 1920 ½d. card, uprated with ½d., to JavaSubject 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) BarbadosCovers and Cancellations1892 (2 July) envelope to Germany bearing 1882 ½d. (2) and 1892 ½d. on 4d. (3) cancelled with boot-heel duplex, arrival datestamp (15.7) on reverse confirming a date on use prior to that listed in S.G., 1893 re-use Crowned Circle envelopes (2), 1898 envelope to England with Jubilee 2½d. pair, 1898 front to Switzerland bearing Jubilee ¼d. (4), ½d. and 1d., 1904 delightful multi-view cards (3) to Germany bearing 2d., 5d. or 6d., 1905-12 covers/cards (5), one bearing Relief Fund 1d. with inverted overprint, and two later, one cancelled by Official Paid datesta...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsMaritime Mail1899 U.S. 1c. card to "Barbados West India" and 1902 postcard from Odessa to "Barbados Petites Antilles" franked at 2k., both showing "barbados/ship letter" oval datestamp and with the latter showing light St. Joseph 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) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsMaritime Mail1910 postcard from Barbados to U.S.A. bearing G.B. ½d. (2) sharing despatch datestamp and with fine "posted on the/high seas" oval datestamp in violet, 1928-36 envelopes (8), variously franked (one with U.S. 3c.) and showing cachets/datestamps of S.S. Dominica, Fort St. George, Lady Hawkins and Vandyck, Harrison Line M.S. Caribia and S.S. Inanda, and K.N.S.M. S.S. Costa Rica and Simon Bolivar. Also Bahamas 1940 1½d. card with Sea Floor oval datestampSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsParish Datestamps1889 2d. registered envelope, uprated with 4d. (2) to England cancelled by St. Philip datestamp, 1893 1d. card from St. Peter to St. Lucia (a scarce parish use on inter-island mail), 1896-1904 stationery items used locally from St. Lucy, St. Peter, St. Philip, St. Thomas and one to St. Joseph, 1898 envelope to St. George with arrival datestamp, 1898 envelope to St. Joseph bearing 1898 blued paper 1d. and with arrival datestamp, 1901 registered envelope, uprated with 1d. (2) with St. James datestamps, and 1932-36 items from Christchurch (2,...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsPostage Due Mail1907 card from Trinidad to Germany bearing 1d. cancelled by "t" in circle with Barbados datestamp alongside, 1932 unfranked envelope from Christchurch to England showing manuscript "2d" alongside heart-shaped "t", 1947 envelope from England to Jamaica and redirected to Barbados and with 1d. Postage Due (S.G. D2) and again redirection back to England with 1d. Postage Due applied on arrival, and 1966 postcard from Norway to Barbados bearing 2c. (2) and 6c. Postage Dues with Circulation Branch datestamps. An unusual quartetSubject to 5% tax on...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsPostage Due Mail1932 envelope to St. James bearing ¼d., underfranked by ¼d. and bearing ½d. Postage Due cancelled on arrival; very scarce. Also 1935 unstamped envelope used locally within Bridgetown, showing circular-framed "t" and bearing Postage Due ½d. block of four with neat G.P.O. 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) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsPostage Due Mail1935 (18 Jan.) Sun Life Assurance Co. window envelope (228x102mm.) franked with 2c. meter mark and redirected to St. James, upon arrival bearing Postage Due 1d. black (marginal) bisected diagonally and with manuscript "½" in red ink and cancelled by double-ring datestamp (30.1); envelope with two vertical folds well clear of the Postage Due. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). See note below S.G. D3, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditio...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsPostage Due Mail1935 (1 Feb.) envelope from Bridgetown to St. Philip, bearing ¼d. (2) with single-ring datestamp and Postage Due 1d. black bisected diagonally and with manuscript "½" in black ink similarly cancelled; rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). See note below S.G. D3, £2,250. 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) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsRegistered Mail1892 envelope to Nova Scotia franked at 8d., 1898 and 1901 2d. G size envelopes to England uprated at 2½d. and 1d. respectively with the latter cancelled by M.O. Office datestamps, 1901 2d. F size envelope to Germany uprated with ¼d. (unusual), 1910 envelope to Germany franked at 1/7¾d., and 1925-32 2½d. or 3d. envelopes, variously uprated, to England, Germany and U.S.A.; generally 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.

Basutoland1961 2c. on 2d. deep bright blue and orange, surcharge inverted, unmounted mint from the top of the sheet; fine. S.G. 60a, £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BasutolandOfficial Cover1934 (8 June) OHMS envelope from Maseru to Ireland, showing Resident Commissioner oval dated cachet at lower left and bearing Official 1d. red in combination with South Africa Official 1d. sharing Maseru double-ring datestamp; vertical crease at centre and part flap missing, otherwise fine and rare with these stamps never available for sale to the public. R.P.S. Certificate (1954). S.G. O2, £4,000 and rated x4 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) Bechuanaland1885-1890 mint and used selection on Hagner page, including 1885-87 CC 3d. (4), 4d. mint (2), Anchor 6d. mint and 1/- used, 1888 set of ten to 10/- used, 1888 1d. on 1d. lilac and black mint variety small figure '1' with B.P.A. certificate (2005) and 1890 ½d. vermilion Type 16 overprint inverted mint block of four. A useful and attractive 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.

BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1885-87 overprinted on Cape of Good Hope, ½d. grey-black (CC) with variety overprint double, in lake and black, unused with part original gum and of good appearance; a little gum toned otherwise fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1974). S.G. 1b, £750provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, May 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1888 1d. to £1, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 10-20, £1,780+ . Photo 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.

BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1888 (7 Aug.) 2d. on 2d. lilac and black, variety surcharge in green, neatly cancelled with part light barred numeral "555" of Vryburg leaving surcharge clearly visible; small corner crease at upper right otherwise a fine example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 23c, £4000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1891 (Dec.) 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d. (2) and 1/-, each handstamped "specimen" (GB 9) for Inland Revenue records, fresh mint; the additional 6d. with a diagonal crease otherwise fine. S.G. 33s-37sprovenance:Sir John Inglefield-Watson, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1891 (Dec.) 1d., 2d., 4d. and 6d., each diagonally handstamped "specimen" (BEC 2) in violet, fresh mint; 2d. with defect at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 33s-36sprovenance:John Inglefield-Watson, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BechuanalandBritish Bechuanaland1891 (Dec.) 4d. green and purple-brown pane of twenty (5x4), fresh mint and mounted in the margins only; fine and attractive. A scarce multipleSubject 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) BechuanalandBechuanaland Protectorate1888 (27 Dec,) ½d. grey-black (2), one variety overprint double, sharing light barred oval cancellation and on small piece; scarce. S.G. 52, 52a, £805. 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.

BechuanalandBechuanaland Protectorate1889 (Aug.) "Four Pence" on ½d. vermilion with variety surcharge inverted, small part barred numeral cancellation at upper right; trace of soiling otherwise fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1985). S.G. 53c, £4000. Photoprovenance:John Inglefield-Watson, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BechuanalandBechuanaland Protectorate1920-23 Bradbury 2/6d. chocolate-brown clearly showing major re-entry (R.1/2), very fine mint. Holcombe Certificate (1995). S.G. 88a, £2500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BechuanalandBechuanaland Protectorate1935 Jubile collection of unlisted varieties, neatly mounted and written-up on pages with descriptive details, comprising a range of mint (17) and used (8) items with many in multiples, including vertical line to left of 2nd turret from left (three items), vertical line to left of Round Tower (six items), short vertical line on turret to left of Round Tower (three items), various vertical hairlines (six items) and two swans (three items); generally good to fineprovenance:John Inglefield-Watson, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more in...

BechuanalandBechuanaland Protectorate1961 1r. on 10/- black and red-brown, type I, unmounted mint from the foot of the sheet with Plate number "1"; unmounted mint, signed in the margin. Fine. S.G. 167, £275Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BechuanalandBechuanaland ProtectoratePostage Dues1932 set of three (2) perforated "specimen", one additionally handstamped "specimen" (BEC 2a), the first fresh mint, the second without gum. S.G. D4-D6provenance:John Inglefield-Watson, October 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BechuanalandTati Concessions1/- to £5 set of six mint; three value to £5 with gum creases, otherwise 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.

(x) BechuanalandTati Concessions1/- (2) and 10/- (2) each cancelled with "the tati concessions/limited/tati matabeleland" oval datestamp in red/magenta/violet, light on both 1/- values; also 10/- mintSubject 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) BechuanalandTati Concessions2/6d. deep blue handstamped "cancelled" (D4a), unused; thins at top and foot, otherwise sound. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2015). 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.

BelgiumMint and used selection on pages, including 1849 Epaulette 20c., imperf. and perf. Medallions to 40c., 1883 50c., later issues, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BelgiumDuplicated mint and used stock contained in a carton, including 1849 Epaulette 10c. (6), 20c. (8), imperf. Medallions with values to 40c. (9), 1865-66 1f. (2), 1893-1900 1f. (3) mint, 1918 Red Cross with values to 1f. + 1f., 1919-20 Helmet 5f., later issues to about 1960, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BelgiumDuplicated mint and used stock housed in three stockbooks, packets and loose contained in a carton, including 1849 Epaulette 10c., 20c. (3), imperf. Medallions with values to 40c. (6), 1865-66 with values to 1f. (4), 1869-80 25c. unmounted mint pair, 1910 and 1911 Exhibition sets, 1915-22 5f. "Franken", 1929 Anti T-B, 1930 Antwerp miniature sheet, 1931 Anti T-B set (3), 1931 Disabled Soldiers miniature sheet (3), 1932 Infantry Memorial, 1933 Orval 10f. + 40f., Mercier, 1949 Culture (Jordaens) miniature sheet (2), 1954 Beguinage de Bruges set in unmounted mint blocks of four, later issu...

BelgiumDuplicated mint and used selection in a red stockbook, including 1937 Queen Astrid (40+ sets), 1939 Red Cross (20+ sets), 1940 Winter Relief miniature sheet imperf. (4) and perf. (4), 1958 Europa (16 sets), etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

BelgiumBelgian Congo1886-1942 mint and used collection in a small green album, including 1866 5f. part original gum and used,1887-94 5f. (both) and 10f. used, prepared for use but not issued 25f., 50f., 1889 3f. 50 on 5f., 1892 3f. 50 on 5f., 1894 to 5f., 1898 3f. 50 and 10f., 1909 handstamps with values to 10f., (2), 1910 3f., 10f., 1918 Red Cross sets mint and used, 1930 Natives Protection, 1931 surcharges, 1939 Gardens, Ruanda Urundi, etc., mixed condition but chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1875 (Mar.) "One/Penny" on 1/- green, unused with part original gum, fine. S.G. 17, £500. Photoprovenance:ChartwellSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1875 (Mar.) "One/Penny" on 1/- green showing defective "e" in "One", unused with part original gum, fine. S.G. 17, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1922-24 Script 12/6d. grey and orange with broken Crown and scroll in the repaired state, fine mint. S.G. 93b, £750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bermuda1938-53 perf 13 12/6d. grey and pale orange, a lower marginal plate block of four, [46-47/58-59], with HPF 47 and 59b, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 120eSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brazil1929 (19 Nov.) envelopes to Curacao and New York, the first franked 500r., Air 1000r. on 20r., 2000r. on 100r., the second franked 300r., Air 1000r. on 20r., 2000r. on 100r., Santos Corr. Aero/S. Paulo cancellations, framed "first Brazilian U.S. Airmail", "Via NYRBA/correspondencia aereo" cachet and violet NYRBA do Brasil/Santos datestamp (20 Feb. 1930), also 1930 (22 May) envelope to New York franked 300r., semi-official Graf Zeppelin /U.S.A. 10,000r. with large Sao Paulo cancellation and green Lakehurst arrival on reverse; some faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inf...

British East AfricaSelection in a red stockbook and loose, including 1890-95 2½a., 1r. grey, 4r. (used on piece), 1891 Mombasa provisional handstamped "½ Anna" and manuscript initials "A.D" on 2a. (R.P.S. Certificate 2009), manuscript value and initials "1 Anna" on 3a., 1894 7½a. on 1r., 1895 handstamped 3a., 5a., 1895-96 8a., 2r., 1897 2a. strip of six cancelled on envelope, 1896-1901 ½a. pair on picture postcard to London, cancellations, cards, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Guiana1938-52 perf. 14x13 $1 bright violet, original gum; fine. S.G. 317a, £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British LevantDuplicated mostly mint selection (over 590) on stockpages, including Turkish Currency 1902-05 4pi. on 10d. (11), 1905-08 2pi. on 5d. (8), 1911-13 5pi. on 1/- (12), 1913-14 5pi. on 1/- (3), British Currency 1905-12 with values to 1/-, Morocco Agencies British Currency 1907-13 values to 1/- (2), Spanish Currency 1907-11 1p. on 10d. (8), French Currency 1925-34 with values to 1f. 50 on 1/-, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Levant1885 80pa. on 5d. green block of four, centred to left, very fine mint. A scarce multiple. S.G. 2, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British LevantBritish Field Office in Salonica1916 ½d. to 1/-, large part original gum, fine. Signed A.D. and with violet handstamps on reverse. S.G. S1-S8, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia1948 Olympic Games 1r. on 1/- brown, variety surcharge double, original gum; Stanley Gibbons handstamp on reverse. Fine and scarce. S.G. 30a, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

British Solomon Islands1908 ½d. to 5/-, 1914-23 ½d. to £1, used (except the first 4d. which is original gum); fine. S.G. 8-17, 22-37, £650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brunei1906 3c. black and sepia showing line through "B" (R.5/10), fine mint. S.G. 14a, £850. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brunei1906 4c. on 12c. black and yellow with line through "B" (R.5/10), one short perf at right, fine mint. S.G. 15a, £350. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brunei1906 8c. black and vermilion with line through "B" (R.5/10), diagonal gum bend, fine mint. S.G. 17a, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Brunei1908-22 MCA 10c. purple on yellow with watermark inverted and reversed, centred to upper right, fine mint. S.G. 42y, £450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Bulgaria1879-1963 duplicated mint and used selection housed in a brown stockbook and on leaves, including 1879 10c. (3), 25c. (2), 1f. (2), 1884-95 Postage Due lozenge perf. 5st. (2), 25st. (2), 50st. (3), 1886 Postage Due imperf. 5st. original gum, used block of four, later issues, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Burma1944 Burma State overprint 2c. yellow-green vertical pair with overprint inverted, unused without gum, fine. S.G. 106a, £850+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cameroon1919 (29 April) envelope registered to Switzerland (address blanked out), bearing ½d. on 5pf. strip of three from the lower right of the sheet, the third stamp with variety different fount 'd' (S.G. B2a), 1d. on 10pf. and 2d. on 20pf., and 1919 (19 July) envelope registered to Switzerland bearing 4d. on 40pf., 6d. on 50pf. and 8d. on 80pf.; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Canada1859-1982 mint and used collection on pre-printed Scott album pages including 1868-90 ½c. to 15c. used, 1870-89 1c. to 10c. used, 1897 Jubilee ½c., 6c., 10c., 15c., 50c. mint, 20c. and $2 used, 1897-98 set of eight mint (3c. used), 1898-1902 6c. and 8c. mint, 1903 set of seven used, 1908 Quebec Tercentenary set of eight, 1928-29 set mainly mint, 1932-33 set of seven mint, 1935 set of eleven mint, 1937-38 set of eleven, 1942-48 War Effort set, Postage Dues used, 1875 Registration stamps to 8c. used, some Officials, War Stamps and mainly mint sets and miniature sheets to 1982, mixed condit...

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.), 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 and 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.

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and HandstampsA selection of covers (9) and a front, including undated entires (4), one to the Governor Lord Charles Henry Somerset, three with "Crown" handstamps, one Swelendam and one Uitenhage, and four OHMS with one in 1859 from Malagas to the Royal Observatory and one from Lily Fountain to the Postmaster-General in 1878. Also 1866 letters from the Consul of France in Cape Town to E. Casalis in Aliwal North concerning the registration of the birth of his sonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1810 and 1847 entires, 1847 entire letter from L Bruce on H.M.S. Medway and 1848 entire letter, all to the U.K. with each showing "ship letter/cape of good hope" oval handstamp, fair to good strikes with the first overstruck by arrival datestamp and also showing Plymouth Ship Letter handstampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1817 (11 Jan.) entire to the Lord Bishop of London showing a superb strike of the rare "cape of good hope/packet letter" oval datestamp crossed by light clean filing crease; tear at top of face panel well clear of the handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1823 mourning entire to the President and Members of the Orphans Chamber at Cape Town, rated "1-6" and showing fine oval "post office/cape of good hope" datestamp, 1827 entire letter (soiled) from Kowie to Swellendam, marked "To pay 1s/1d" and undated entire from Bathurst to Grahams Town showing District Post Office "Crown" handstampsSubject 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 HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1825 entire from Kowie to Lord Somerset, Governor and Commander in Chief at the Cape of Good Hope, showing circular-framed "post office/Crown/kowie" fine strike in brownish ink alongside faint "post office/free/cape of good hope" datestamp. 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.

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1832-53 covers (6), one with Crowned "post office/general/cape/town" datestamp, two with "general post office/Crown/cape town", one a fine strike and one with G.B. 1d. added for redirection, and three ex the Bailey correspondence with Brighton, Penzance and Ryde Ship Letter handstamps; also 1869 entire letter from Cape Town to Mauritius with fine "ship letter" alongside "6d/to pay" handstamps in blueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1846 (Oct.) entire letter from an officer, banished from home in the U.K., serving on the eastern frontier during the Seventh Frontier War, showing General Post Office Crowned datestamp on face and, on reverse, "Forwarded by J.M. Jaffrey (Garh(ams) Town 6 Oct 1846". An unusual item from this campaign also know as the War of the AxeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and Handstamps1849 entire to London showing, on reverse, "forwarded by/j. searwright & co.. cape town/cape of good hope" handstamp alongside London "ship letter" handstamp, 1848 entire letter from Port Elizabeth to London with General Post Office, Cape Town oval handstamp on face and manuscript "Forwarded by Deare & Dietz Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay 30 Nov 1849", and 1852 entire letter from Mauritius to Bordeaux with, on reverse, light oval-framed "forwarded by thomas watson & co./cape of good hope" handstamp. An unusual trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

(x) Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and HandstampsUndated envelope from Graaf Reinet to Burghersdorp with manuscript "pre paid" and "4pp" and showing both "55" and "40" octagonal numeral letter handstamps, good and fine strikes respectively; most unusual to find these handstamps for both despatch and arrival on the one 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) Cape of Good HopeEarly Letters and HandstampsUndated entire to Swellendam showing fine oval-framed "port elizabeth/paid" datestamp with date line failing to print; area around seal torn away though of fine appearance and 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.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1853-64 selection of triangulars (39) including 1d. black plate proof, blued paper 1d., white paper values to 1/-, 1861 Woodblock 4d. deep bright blue with margins on two plus sides and apparently sound, and a few De La Rue stamps, fair to fine with some repaired. Also a selection of forgeries (22) covering all values and with five pairsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1853-64 selection of triangulars (15) on stockcards, including 1853 Perkins Bacon deeply blued 1d., slightly blued 1d., 1855-63 6d. pale rose lilac and slate-lilac shades, 1/- deep dark green, 1863-64 6d., etc., chiefly used and with three margins; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1861 Woodblock 1940-41 reprints, comprising 1940 (Nov.) cards (2) with differently laid our inscriptions, each bearing defaced 1d. red and 4d. blue pairs, one numbered "59" and presented to C. Lowe Esq., the other to C. Kachelhoffer Esq., and 1941 (Mar.) card bearing defaced 1d. and 4d. pairs in black numbered !2! and "2", all three signed "A. Jurgens". A scarce trioRSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1863-64 De La Rue 1d. deep carmine-red rejoined block of four with clear to large margins, both cancelled by BONC "32" of Fort Beaufort and believed to be the only recorded example of this cancellation on triangular stamps. Photoprovenance:Hutson for one and Gazel for the otherSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1864-1904 mint and used accumulation on stock leaves and album pages, including a range of shades, surcharges, shades and some multiples of the Edward VII set; mixed condition with viewing recommendedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1864-77 4d. deep blue mint (4) and used (5), 1871-76 mint selection to 4d. (4) and 5/- used (9), 1879 3d. on 4d. used (25, mostly in blocks), 1880 3d. on 3d. mint (2) and used (8), 1880 "3" Type 10 unused (2) and Type 11 unused (2) and used (4), 1881 3d. mint (5) and used (4), 1882-83 mint and used to 6d., 1884-90 mint selection to 5/- (3) and 1891 2½d. on 3d. mint (6) and used (7), a few small faults in places though generally good to fine and mounted on album pagesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1865 4d. blue stamp-size die proof in black showing scratching of the die beyond a larger outside framelines; minor toning at edges. Most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1871-74 1d. red upper left corner vertical pair and 1/- green horizontal pair from the foot of the sheet, both on glazed unwatermarked paper overprinted "cancelled" (D7); 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.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1872 CC 1d. carmine-red irregular block of fifty with wing-margin at left and a block of forty-eight with wing-margin at right, fresh mint with many unmounted; a few at base of both blocks with faults though scarce multiples. S.G. 29, £5,880+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1880 (Aug.) "3" Type 11 on 3d. pale dull rose horizontal pair, variety right-hand stamp with surcharge omitted, oily indistinct numeral cancellation, and two further examples showing deformed "3", both a little soiled. An unusual group. R.P.S. Certificate (1966) for one singleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1882-83 CA 2d. bistre and 1886 watermark Cabled Anchor ½d., both variety watermark inverted, the 2d. with two small part datestamps, the ½d. (a little soiled though rare) with small part numeral obliterator. S.G. 42w, 48w, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1884-90 ½d. double pane of 120 less the upper left corner block of six, 1d. pane of sixty and another pane less the lower left corner block of six, and 1891 2½d. on 3d. pane of sixty two with horizontal serif, fresh mint with nearly all unmounted; a couple of faults mainly confined to margins, otherwise fine. S.G. 48, 49, 55a, £3,904Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1882-83 3d. (2) and 6d., 1884-90 ½d., 1d. (2), 2d. (2) and 6d. (2), 1893 1d. (2), 1893-98 ½d. (2) and 5/-, 1900 1d. and 1902-04 ½d. to 5/- set of nine, all in mint blocks of four with a few showing plate number, generally fine. Cat. £2,872+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good HopeIssued Stamps1902-04 ½d. to 5/- set of nine with additional 5/-, good to fine mint, and 5/- used; also Stamp Duty 1876 12/- orange-brown, unmounted mint. £438+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) Cape of Good HopeIssued StampsRevenues1809 receipt, in two overlapping pieces, for the purchase of a male slave and showing 2Rd and 4Rd embossed seals, both portions signed "C Bird" (Colonial Secretary); crease through the 2rd. piece, otherwise fine. 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 HopeIssued StampsRevenues1832 (8 Dec.) "The South African Commercial Advertiser", no. 573, handstamped with first issue 1d. Newspaper Tax stamp, 27 1837 (28 Dec.) "Graham's Town Journal," no. 313, bearing 1d. Newspaper Tax stamp, Die I, cut from a sheet and showing portions of three adjoining stamps, 1849 "The Cape Frontier Times", no. 34, bearing first issue 1d. die II Newspaper Tax stamp, cut from a sheet and affixed before printing; some faults but three very rare local NewspapersSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Cape of Good HopeIssued StampsRevenues1883 (1 May) De La Rue "Report upon the Adhesive Stamps used at the Cape of Good Hope" comprising ten pages (205x325mm.) linen bound, the first five pages being the report, page 6 being "Appendix B" with "Stamps printed in Doubly Fugitive ink" and bearing three each of 1865 ½d. lilac, 1873 1/- blue-green and £2 purple, one of each "Left intact", one of each "Obliterated by writing and then treated with oxalic acid" and one of each "Obliterated by printing and then treated with benzine", the remaining pages comprising "Appendix D" to "Appendix G" and beari...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsAn accumulation of stamps and pieces with BONCs (including a few on other Colonial values for comparison), single and double circle datestamps covering a wide range of Offices, and a few corks, mounted on leaves or on stock leaves and offering a wonderful lot for further study. Also a few Revenue items with VOC pieces (5) and documents, later embossed with a Reial Licence piece with six values from 10/- to £50, etc.. (thousands)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsAn accumulation of BONC covers (430) and a few fronts covering a wide range of Office numbers from 1 to over 900, largely addressed internally or to the UK and bearing a variety of values. A great lot for the specialist to work throughSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsAn accumulation of datestamp covers/cards (c.660) covering a period into Inter-provincials and the Union, largely internal or to England and some to Tasmania with single and double-ring types, squared-circles, hooded types and many others covering a wide range of Offices; also a few incoming items and others. Mixed condition with viewing essentialSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsA collection of covers/cards largely addressed locally or to England, with triangular type to 1909 (67 and 15 fronts), quartered circle of bars (3), octagonal framed numerals 10, 30 (3) and 51 (5) and oval datestamps of Elandsfontein and Lily Fountain mixed condition with viewing essentialSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1855-64 covers (6) and a front and part back, six bearing 4d. blue and one with two 4d., margins in places, three to Cape Town from Grahamstown, Knysna (oval datestamp on front) and Malmesbury, one from Grahamstown via Bathurst to Tharfield with the adhesive cancelled "3" and one from Port Elizabeth the adhesive cancelled with "2" duplexSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1858-62 entire letters (9) and an envelope all ex the Jones correspondence from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, nine bearing 4d. blue and one with two 4d., margins in places, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse; mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1858-62 covers (5) from Cape Town (4) or Knysna (oval datestamp on face)to the UK, each bearing 6d. rose-lilac with margins in places, four with Cape Packet Devonport datestamp on face; one with large part of address panel excised though an attractive deep shade; also 1855 envelope from Caledon to Albury, Australia bearing 4d. blue (4, traces of margins and two defective)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1860 envelope from Cape Town to England, 1861 envelope from King William's Town via Cape Town to Ireland with Cape Packet Devonport datestamp on face and 1862 envelope from Knysna via Cape Town to Scotland with despatch datestamp on face, each bearing 6d. rose-lilac with margins in placesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1861 (Mar.) entire from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, bearing 1861 Woodblock 4d. pale milky blue with margins in places and part triangular cancellation; part of reverse torn away, otherwise sound. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1861 (21 May) envelope from Cape Town to England, bearing 1d. rose-red (2) with margins largely all round and 4d. blue with large margins, clearly cancelled and tied, showing manuscript accountancy "5" and London Paid datestamp (26.6), despatch and Chelmsford (26.6) datestamps on reverse; an unusual franking of the 6d. rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1864-65 envelopes (3) from Thomas Baines in Cape Town to his mother in Norfolk, two bearing Triangular 4d. blue (both cut-into) with one marked "Per Eastern Province Steamer" and the other "Per Steamer Far East", both vessels of the Diamond Line, the third bearing Rectangular 1/- green, all three cancelled by BONC "1" and the last signed "T Baines" at lower left. An unusual trio from this famous painterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1864 (Dec.) entire from Grahamstown to Craddock bearing Triangular 4d. blue (two margins) cancelled "3", despatch and arrival oval datestamps on reverse, and loose De La Rue 1d. (fine), 4d. and 6d. (fair) each similarly cancelled, and 1865-71(3) and 1891 covers franked at 2d., 4d. (2) and 1/- cancelled with BONC "3"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1864 envelope from Fort Beaufort to England, bearing Rectangular 1/- with Triangular cancellation and depatch oval datestamp alongside, an early date of use of the Rectangular 1/-, and 1875 envelope (minor soiling) from Fort Beaufort to Ireland bearing 1/- green cancelled by BONC "32" with despatch double-arc datestamp alongside, at the time the cover was written up the identity of the numeral hitherto unrecorded. An unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1865 (14 Sept.) envelope from Franschhoek to Cape Town, bearing 1d. rose-red (margins in places and lower right corner truncated) cancelled "1" and with Cape Town datestamp alongside; some stains on face though a sound example of the 1d. local rate introduced in September 1860 and extended to various suburbs in February 1864. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1866-1908 selection of covers and cards (4) addressed overseas at various rates and comprising items to Canada, Egypt (1d. card from Carnarvon to Port Said), France (2 and a front), Germany (6, one 1866 with 1d., 4d. and 1/- pairs), Nova Scotia, Russia, Switzerland and U.S.A. (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1866-89 selection of covers to the U.K. all neatly mounted and written-up on pages, five from Cape Town and one from Koopmans River franked at 4d. or 1/-, four with "2d" accountancy handstamp in red, two from Cape Town and Mamre franked at 6d.,1882 from Graaf Reinet bearing 2d. (3) cancelled with BONC "230" and one from Steynsburg bearing 4d. with Triangular cancellation and despatch datestamp alongside. A generally attractive group carried on various shipping line vesselsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsToo Late Handstamps1867-1904 covers comprising 1867 entire letter from Grahanstown via Bedford to Somerset East franked at 4d. and with small seriffed "too late", 1867 small local Cape Town cover and 1868 envelope to England with "paid/london ship letter" datestamp, both showing sloping "too late", 1872-1904 covers (6, the last incoming) each with framed "posted late" and 1882 envelope from Cape Town to Mossel Bay with six-sided "posted late"; a couple with faults though an interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1867-76 selection of covers (5) from Port Elizabeth all bearing Rectangulars cancelled with BONC "2" in various forms, comprising 1867 registered to England bearing 6d. and 1/-, 1868 to Somerset East bearing 4d., 1871 to Grahamstown bearing 4d., 1875 to France bearing 1d. (5) and 4d. (2) and 1876 to Cape Town bearing 4d.; generally good to fine with the cover to France most attractive. Also Triangular slightly blued paper 4d. and De La Rue 4d. pair (2+ margins) cancelled "1"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1867 (July) double rate blue envelope from Cape Town to Philadelphia, bearing 4d. blue wing-margin strip of three and a single and 1/- green vertical pair all cancelled with "1" duplex and with London Paid datestamp at foot, arrival datestamp (29.8) on reverse, 1886 envelope from Stellenbosch to Maine bearing ½d., 1d. and 6d. cancelled "13" and with despatch datestamp and "2½d" accountancy handstamp alongside, and 1890 envelope (one corner with small truncation) from Cape Town to Washington bearing 6d. with squared-circle datestamp and "½d" accountanc...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1868 blue envelope from Swellendam to Holland bearing 1d. (2) and 1/- each cancelled by BONC "12" and showing "5" accountancy handstamp in red below, 1869 envelope from Cape Town to Germany bearing 1d. (3) and 6d. each cancelled by BONC "1", 1874 envelope from Cape Town to Holland bearing 6d. with "1" duplex and 1878 envelope from Cape Town to Germany bearing ½d., 1d. (3) and 4d. with "1" duplex; generally fine and attractive quartetSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1869 (12 July) envelope from Daggaboersnek to England, bearing 1868 (Nov.) 4d. on 6d. deep lilac strip of three with the centre stamp showing variety "Fonr" for "Four", tied by triangular cancellations and Cape Town datestamp with Bedford transit oval datestamp alongside, despatch and Liverpool (21.8) datestamp on reverse; minor soiling on the left-hand stamp and the envelope with small faults though a rare variety, particularly on cover. S.G. 27, b, £700+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condition...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1869 (Aug.) envelopes (2) from Cape Town per "Asia" to Guernsey and to Redhill redirected to Farnham, both bearing 4d. on 6d. cancelled by BONC "1" or "1" duplex and showing Falmouth Ship Letter and Paid London Ship Letter datestamps and with "2d" accountancy handstamp in red, and 1873 (Oct.) blue envelope (214x87mm.) from Cape Town "per Windsor Castle" to London bearing 4d. pair cancelled by "1" duplex and showing "4d" accountancy handstamp in red, an unusual trio carried on Donald Crier steamersSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informat...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1870 (Dec.) front from Troe Troo to Cape Town bearing 4d. pair cancelled in manuscript and with BONC "10" in transit at Can William, 1874 envelope from D'Urban to "De Beers New Rush Diamond Fields" bearing 4d. cancelled with oval of bars and with despatch datestamp alongside, 1895 envelopes (2) from Emfundisweni to England both with BONC "885", 1900 and 1901 fronts with BONCs "432" and "1134", 1898 and 1900 envelopes to England both with Transvaal Road, Kimberley datestamps and 1907 1d. card to Germany with Kimberley Station datestamp. R.P.S. Certifica...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1873-1937 collection of registered mail covers (120 with many stationery types), largely used locally with eight in to Union period or to England and with others to Belgium, Canada, Germany, Japan, Prince Edward Island and Tasmania (40, all spiked and with faults); an interesting lot at a variety of rates and with viewing recommendedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1877 (17 Aug.) envelope from Cape Town to Rosebank, bearing 1876 "one penny" on 1/- green with triangular cancellation and despatch datestamp alongside, arrival datestamp at lower left; the envelope with a few small faults though a rare stamp on cover paying the local 1d. rate rather then the inland rate of 4d. Rated x10 in S.G. S.G. 33. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1878 (Sept.) envelope from Hastings to Rev. Mabille c/o the Post Office at Cape Town and franked at 6d., upon arrival (14.10) redirected to Bloemfontein with 4d. blue cancelled with "1" duplex (17.10) arriving 23 October and again to "Morijah" with two Aliwal North transit datestamps in late November, frankings and datestamps all on face. An attractive and unusual cover full of character. 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 HopeCovers and Cancellations1879 (7 Nov.) entire from Egoso "per R M Str. via K W Town & Cape Town" though actually routed via Natal, bearing 4d. blue (3) with Triangular cancellations and showing "egolo/p o" intaglio mail bag seal handstamp at left and with despatch datestamp without year date below the adhesives, Cape Town datestamp at centre, G.P.O. Natal, Durban and Aylesbury (19.12) datestamps on reverse. A rare cover. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1880 (May) envelope from Cape Town to England bearing "three pence" on 3d. vertical pair cancelled by "1" duplex and marked "above ½oz." showing "3d" (deleted) and "1/-" due handstamps, 1881 (Apr.) mourning envelope from Cape Town to Robertson bearing 1880 (Aug.) "3" Type 10 on 3d. variety surcharge inverted and tied by squared-circle datestamp with year date of this and arrival datestamp unclear as applied over the mourning borders, (July) envelope (218x96mm.) envelope from Cape Town "Per R.M.S. Warwick Castle" to London bearing "3" Type 10 vertical...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and Cancellations1893-1900 covers/cards (8) from Robben Island, six cancelled with numeral obliterator and showing datestamp, and two with datestamp only, 1911 card from Zanzibar to Robben Island with double-ring arrival datestamp and 1944 On Service envelope from Robben Island to Sea Point and redirected to East London showing despatch datestamp and Sub Depot datestamp in violet, and 1893-1916 covers/cards (17, three registered) from Alfred Docks, six with numeral obliterator, the others with various datestamps, a few faults in places though some fine strikesSubject t...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsMilitary Mail1855 (15 Oct.) soldier's entire letter "From Wm Moores No 1758 6th. Royal Regiment" at "Line Drift" to his brother in Manchester, bearing blued paper 1d. brick-red with clear to large margins, neatly cancelled and tied, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and showing, on reverse, Grahams Town, Cape Town and arrival (25.12) datestamps on reverse; some stains on face panel though a presentable example and a rare concessionary rate cover charged "4" on receipt as the letter was sent by a private ship rather than a British Packet. PhotoSub...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsMilitary Mail1864 sailor's envelope "From George Williams, Seaman Royal Naval Hospital, Simons Town" to Wellington, Somerset, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing G.B.1d. red cancelled "250" on arrival with Cape packet Devonport datestamp alongside, and 1879 sailors envelope "From Alfred Heppell, Seaman . H.M.S. Industrys, Simons Bay" to Exeter, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing G.B. 1d. red cancelled "B16" (Plymouth and Bristol Sorting Carriage); a few faults in places though an unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsMilitary Mail1870, 1878, 1882 and 1884 soldier's envelopes from Grahamstown, Cape Town, King Williams Town and Kokstad to England, each countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing 1d. red with appropriate cancellation; a few faults otherwise sound and generally of good to fine appearanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsMilitary Mail1878 (Apr.) blue envelope to London, marked "Free F. Smithe Lt Commanding Burns Hill", bearing wing-margin 1d. red with triangular cancellation and with Cape Town datestamp at centre, Cape Packet Plymouth datestamp on reverse, and 1878 (June) Officers envelope (tear at right) "On Active Service. Stamps not procurable" from King Williams Town (faint datestamp) via Cape Town to England and showing circular-framed "d" handstamp at left. A few small faults though a generally attractive trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsMilitary Mail1891 (7 Oct.) sailor's envelope from "W Cowin M.A. Arms HMS "Penelope", Simons Bay" to England, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing 1d. red cancelled by Simons Town hooded datestamp, Cape Town and Bristol datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsOcean Post Office Datestamps1893-1911 envelopes (7) and postcards (70) all showing "cape colony/ocean post office" datestamp in two different types and with various different codes, one stamped on the picture side though with a "t" handstamp on address panel, cards (3) with "union of south africa/ocean p.o." double-ring datestamp and 1912 envelope with "union castle mail steamer" oval datestamp on reverse. Also a few cards showing vessels. Condition very mixed though a few are fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsTravelling Post OfficesA collection of covers/cards (a few registered and some incoming from other States) showing various datestamps comprising "travelling p o/up" (3) and Down, "t.p.o./up" (13, one cancelling the stamps ) and Down (6), "midland/up" (6) and Down (22), "midland/t.p.o. 1" and "3" double-rings, "northern/t.p.o. up", "w.t.p.o./up", "albany t.p.o./up" and a few loose stamps and pieces; condition mixed in places though an interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsIncoming MailA selection with undated entire and 1839 entire letter from the U.K. both showing Cape Town Ship Letter handstamps, 1851 envelope and 1854 entire from the U.K. to the Royal Observatory, 1854-55 entires/entire letters (3) from Jamaica with Kingston despatch datestamps, 1855 entire letter from France with three values, another cut away, and 1860 entire from U.K. via Ostende to the Secretary of the Board of Executors in Cape Town; a few faults though an interesting groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsIncoming Mail1858-71 covers (14) ex the Maclear correspondence from the U.K. to the Royal Observatory at Cape Town, bearing various values and franked at 4d. (3, each showing "2" accountancy handstamp), 6d. (8 each with various forms of 1d. accountancy handstamp), 10d. with manuscript "8" altered to "1/2" and 1/- with "1" handstamp; four with faults though an unusual groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsIncoming Mail1861-80 covers (12) from the U.K. to various destinations, bearing a variety of values and franked at 2½d. (marked "insufficiently/prepaid" and charged 3d. and 9½d. in manuscript), 4d. (3, two with 2d. accountancy handstamp), 6d. (4, one an Officers letter with 1/- due altered to 1/6d. in manuscript and one redirected to Mauritius with King Williams Town oval datestamp on face) and 1/- (4 one with 1d. accountancy handstamp in red), and three OHMS printed covers from London to the Postmaster-General at Cape Town; mixed condition in places....

Cape of Good HopeCovers and CancellationsIncoming Mail1876-90 covers (6) ex the Burmester correspondence from Germany to Cape Town, franked at 20pf. or 60pf. with one showing "3d" accountancy mark and four showing tax marks and charges of 5d. on three and 1/- on one, and 1897 10pf. letter card from Stuttgart to Carnarvon, Cape Colony showing tax handstamp alongside "2½d" and ith Charge Clerk datestamp on reverse. A couple of small faults though an unusual groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeAnglo-Boer War, 1899-1902Army and Field Post OfficesAn extensive collection of covers/cards (180, 40 unstamped and a few registered) and a range of loose adhesives/pieces, showing a range of both Army and Field Post Office single and double-ring datestamps with a variety of code numbers, Natal Field Force octagonal datestamps and a couple of Volkrust rubber datestamps; mixed condition in places though an interesting lot with viewing essentialSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeAnglo-Boer War, 1899-1902Prisoners of War MailCeylon; A large accumulation of covers (29) and fronts (27) from, and covers (40) and fronts (325) to the island, a few relating to Ragama though nearly connected with Diyatalawa, those incoming nearly all from the Cape though with envelopes (3) and fronts (15) from Basutoland with one front cancelled by manuscript "Leribe", two envelopes and two fronts showing strikes of the very rare circular "cogwheel" type "o v/censor/s" handstamp, a variety of Camp and other censor handstamps, a few registered; also covers (2) and fronts (10)...

Cape of Good HopeAnglo-Boer War, 1899-1902Mafeking Banknotes1/- (5), 2/- (7), 3/- and 10/- (3), nearly all with faults/defects though a couple of reasonable appearance. Also Kimberley Siege Soup 2 pints pink ticket and Mafeking Garrison 6d. Soup Ticket in greenSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeAnglo-Boer War, 1899-1902TransvaalA collection of covers (140) showing a wide range of censor labels and cachets, thirty five bearing unoverprinted Wagon values including three to Johannesburg with Hoofdlaager datestamp, a few to Lourenco Marques, 1d. card to German East Africa with Dar-es-Salaam arrival datestamp and two (one to Australia) with boxed "stopped by censor/return to sender" cachet in violet, and just over 100 with V.R.I. or later stamps and including 1901 envelope from G.F. Esselen, Superintendent of the Irene Burgher cap with cachet on reverse, and registered...

Cayman Islands1935 Jubilee 6d. bright blue and olive-green with dot by flagstaff (Plate 4, R.8/4), fine used. S.G. 110h, £475. Photoprovenance:David Pitts, September 2017Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1857-68 mint and used Pence collection in an album; the mint include 1857-59 6d. purple-brown (no gum and cut-into), 1858 white paper ½d., 1861-64 clean-cut perf 1/-, rough perf 9d. block of four and 2/- (regummed), 1863-66 perf 12½d. 2d. grey-green pair (toned gum), 4d., 5d. red-brown block of four without gum and 5d. grey-olive, 1866-68 1d. and 3d. (2) blocks of four (all gum toned), 1867-70 2d. olive-bistre pair with watermark inverted, 4d. with watermark reversed (lightly gum toned) and 2/- and Official 1899 unissued 2d. to 2/- (1/- thinned) and perf 14 1d. and 3d. blocks of four and...

Ceylon1857-59 1d. imperforate plate proof in black on wove paper, good margins on three sides; slight corber crease at upper left otherwise of fine appearance. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1857 6d. purple-brown (2), one with just clear to large margins, lightly cancelled and of fine appearance, the other with just touched to good margins and lightly cancelled, horizontal crease at top otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1974) for one. S.G. 1, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1857-59 9d. purple-brown, small to large margins, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 8, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1857-59 2/- dull blue, just touched to good margins, fine used. S.G. 12, £1200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1859 (7 Dec.) large part entire from Colombo to Kandy, bearing 1857 1d. tied by oval of bars and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps in red; also 1861 envelope (tear at upper left) from Galle to Kandy, bearing 1d. and marked "Night Tappal" (Runner) at leftSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1862 (16 Apr.) entire from Kandy to London via Southampton, bearing 1861 9d. bistre-brown tied by "B" in oval of bars with Galle Paid c.d.s. in red alongside, and 1872 (29 May) envelope from Colombo to Slough via Southampton, bearing 9d. deep brown tied by duplex; both envelopes with faults though scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1867-70 10d. red-orange, watermark reversed, imperforate imprimatur handstamped "cancelled" (type D7), large part original gum, margins all round; fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1089). S.G. 70bx. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueEssays4c. stamp-size composite essay in blue on glazed card, the head, background and portions of the frame printed, the rest handpainted in blue and Chinese white, fine and most attractive. Unique. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueEssays24c. stamp-size composite essay in blue on glazed card, the head, background and portions of the frame printed, the rest handpainted in blue and Chinese white, fine and most attractive. Unique. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archive, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueEssays36c. die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", dated "Aug 25 1871" and with tracing paper attached to front with handpainted "thirty cents" applied over the value tablet, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueEssays48c. die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", dated "Aug 30 1871" and with tracing paper attached to front with handpainted "thirty five cents" applied over the value tablet, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueEssays56c. handpainted essay on tracing paper in olive, grey-brown and white, marked "Leave design and colour as existing 96 cents", this crossed through and a 24c. colour trial added with "Actual colour proposed" in manuscript alongside. A fine, attractive and delightful essay. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs2c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug 26 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs2c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Aug 20 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs4c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug 23 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs8c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Sept 6 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs8c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Sept 7 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs16c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug 31 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs16c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Sept 2 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs24c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Sept 5 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs24c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Sept 6 1871"; slight stain at left otherwise fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs32c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) dated "Apr 12 1877", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs32c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Apr 18 1877", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs36c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug 25 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs36c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Aug 26 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs36c. in blue on glazed card (92x60mm.), unmarked, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs48c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug 30 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs48c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Aug 31 1871", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs64c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "Apr 13 1877", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs2r.50c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Nov 27 1878", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueDie Proofs2r.50c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after hardening" and dated "Nov 28 1878", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80- Watermark Crown CC IssueImperforate Plate Proofs2c., 4c., 8c., 16c., 24c., 36c., 48c. and 96c., all in near issued colours on glazed card and each overprinted "cancelled", fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueImperforate Plate Proofs4c., 24c., 32c., 36c. (2) and 48c. (2), all in near issued colours on watermarked paper, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueImperforate Plate Proofs4c. (4) in purple, grey, black and in orange, each affixed to small piece of printer's day book, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueImperforate Plate Proofs24c. (3) in blue, yellow-brown (affixed to small piece and initialled in red) and in rose, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueImperforate Plate Proofs24c. and 36c. handstamped "specimen" (Type D5), 36c. overprinted "specimen" (Type D8), 48c., 64c. and 96c. overprinted "specimen" (Type D11), plus 36c. and 48c. handstamped "cancelled" (Type D6), all in near to issued colours, some faults though a rare group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1872-80 Watermark Crown CC IssueIssued StampsA mint and used selection on leaves, the mint include singles to 96c. with additional 4c. wing-margin pair and 8c. plate block of eighteen from the upper right of the pane; generally fresh and fine. S.G. 121-132, £5400+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1882 15c. imperforate bi-coloured colour trials, all different colour combinations with five affixed to small pieces, a fine and colourful group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueEssay15c. handpainted essay of an unadopted design showing the value in the centre in an octagonal frame surrounded by a foliate design, executed in rose and Chinese white on tracing paper (80x60mm.) dated "May 12th 85", fine. A superb example of the artist's work. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie ProofsHead with large uncleared circular surround, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "Colonial Small Head for Ceylon, "Key" in red ink and dated "21 sep 85", fine. Photoprovenance:Henry Fotheringham, 2003Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie ProofsMaster for the 15c./25c./28c. design with blank value tablet in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), initialled, marked "after striking" and dated "14 feb 88", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs5c. first state in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "5 aug 85", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs5c. second state in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), initialled, marked "after striking" and dated "18 feb 88" (deleted) and "17 feb 88", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs5c. third state in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "18 nov 90", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs5c. third state in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) initialled and marked "after hardening", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1886 Watermark Crown CA IssuePerforated Colour Trials15c. (3) in dull purple with value tablets in slate-blue, pale blue and in black, each on ungummed unwatermarked paper; the first with some slightly clipped perfs and the second thinned. An attractive trio. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1887 1r.12 die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "7 aug 85", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1888-90 2c. on 4c. rose, Types 34 and 35 in horizontal pairs locally overprinted "specimen" in red, large part original gum (lightly toned). S.G. 209s, 211sSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1890 5c. on 15c. olive-green locally overprinted "specimen" diagonally in red, large part original gum (lightly toned). S.G. 233sSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1892 3c. on 4c. rose (2), both locally overprinted "specimen" diagonally in black, large part original gum (toned), fine appearance. S.G. 242Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueEssay3c. imperforate composite essay from the top of the sheet with handpainted value tablet in near to issued colours, initialled in top margin and affixed to piece, fine. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Colour Trials3c. in bistre-brown and blue on unwatermarked paper, small to large margins, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Colour Trials2r.50 (3) in green, red and in lilac on unwatermarked paper and with large part gum; the lilac stamp with vertical hinge remainder at left, otherwise fresh and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Colour Trials2r.50 (4) in purple, red, blue and in bistre-brown, each affixed to small part day book piece, fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Colour Trials2r.50 in purple on red (issued colours) on unwatermarked paper without gum, fine; also the issued stamp overprinted "specimen". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Plate Proofs30c. bright mauve and chestnut block of four from the right of the sheet, large part gum; the odd black mark on reverse and some slight gum creasing not detracting from the fresh and fine appearance. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1893-99 2r.50 imperforate plate proof in black on wove paper, a block of six (3x2) with sheet margin at top and a horizontal pair; the block with horizontal and vertical creases in the margin and a small thin spot, otherwise fine and rare. PhotoNote: On 17 August 1898, after a lapse of 20 years, the Crown Agents ordered 40 sheets of the 2r.50 value. As the plate had not been used since 1885 a plate proof in black was produced.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1899-1900 CA 4c. imperforate colour trial in brown on unwatermarked paper, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1903-05 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie ProofsMaster with uncleared value tablet in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "12 jan 03", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1903-05 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs2c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "3 mar 03", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1903-05 Watermark Crown CA IssueDie Proofs6c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "2 mar 03", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1903-05 Watermark Crown CA IssueImperforate Colour Trials15c. imperforate colour trials (23) comprising monocoloured (3) and bi-coloured (20), all different and each on watermarked paper, mostly with gum. A fine and attractive group. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, 2003Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1908 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs5c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "10 sep 07", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1908 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs6c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "10 sep 07", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1908 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs6c. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after striking", initialled and dated "16 dec 07", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie ProofsMaster with blank name and duty plate, Die I, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after striking", signed and dated "13.10.19", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs1c., Die II, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before striking", initialled and dated "21/11/18", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs2c. name and duty plate, Type B, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "10 feb 12", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs3c. name and duty plate, Type A, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "10 feb 12", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs3c. Die I in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after striking", initialled and dated "27.11.18", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs5c. Die I in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "13 mar 12", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1912-25 Watermark MCA IssueDie Proofs2r. value only in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), unmarked, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueDie Proofs6c. Die II in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "after striking", initialled and dated "10.4.30", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueDie Proofs9c. name and duty plate in black on glazed card marked "before hardening" and dated "4 aug 1926", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueColour Trials9c. imperforate colour trial in the issued colours, affixed to piece (83x61mm.) initialled and dated "18.9.26" and marked "Appd 20/9/26", fine. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueColour Trials20c. carmine-red perforated colour trial on brown gummed watermarked paper, fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueColour Trials20c. purple perforated colour trial on brown gummed watermarked paper, fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1921-32 Watermark Script CA IssueImperforate Plate Proofs2c. brown-orange block of six (2x3) from the right of the pane on thick unwatermarked paper; some creasing and tone spots on reverse not detracting from fine appearance. A rare multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1927-29 High ValuesDie Proof5c. frame only in black on glazed card (60x92mm.) dated "8/7/27"; two small tone marks well clear of design. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1927-29 High ValuesImperforate Plate Proofs5r. frame only in black on surfaced paper, a lower right corner block of eighteen (6x3) initialled and dated "28/7/27"; two hole punches at left, one affecting the centre impression and with some creasing generally confined to the margins. A rare multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1927-29 High ValuesImperforate Plate Proofs5r. frame only, a block of four on surfaced paper showing printer's correction mark in pencil at lower right, scissor-cut in the centre margin at left, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1927-29 High ValuesImperforate Plate Proofs5r. frame only horizontal pair with margin at right on surfaced paper, tiny stain at top right and horizontal crease towards foot. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ceylon1951-2005 range of modern errors, many being minor perforation shifts, among the better items are 1964-72 60c. with shift of red to right, 1983 National Heroes 50c. orange-brown with wrong portrait, 1997 (Feb.) 2r.50 (Type 582) on 2r. (2) with surcharge double and a complete vertical row of five with surcharge omitted on top stamp, 1997 (May) 11r. (Type 588) on 10r.50 complete horizontal row of five with surcharge omitted on last stamp, 2001-03 Drummers 2r. marginal strip of four, 4r. vertical pair and single, 10r. and 13r.50 top right corner pair with major perforation shifts and 16r.5...

CeylonForgery1885 5c. on 24c. brown-purple Sperati reproduction "used", fine and scarce; also a selection of photographic proofs (23) including die proofs (4) and postmarks (4)FSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CeylonOfficial Stamps1904 (30 July) OHMS envelope from Kandy to Bagawantalawa, bearing 1899-1900 2c. pale orange-brown tied by Kandy c.d.s. with arrival datestamp on reverse; also large pat envelope from Colombo to Bombay bearing 1895 5c. tied by duplexSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CeylonStamp Duty1872 colours changed 50c. and 1r. imperforate plate proofs in near issued colours on surfaced paper, both overprinted "cancelled", fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Chile1874-89 head of Columbus in rectangular form with rounded corners postal stationery envelope, selection of about 490 used examples, including shades, sizes, dies, a range of cancellations with mute, some coloured, disinfected, etc., mixed condition but an interesting group. Higgins & Gage 9-13Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) China1897 Dowager Empress, 2nd. Printing 5ca. yellow, part original gum; a few small tone spots, a fine example of this rare stamp. S.G. 29, £3,750. 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.

China1898 50c. to $5, unused (50c.) or part original gum, fine. S.G. 116-119, £3,370. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China1898 50c. to $5, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 116-119, £3,770. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China1962 Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang set, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 2037-2044, £1,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China1964 Peonies miniature sheet, unused without gum as issued, fine. MS2199a, £4,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

China1965 National Games set, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 2280-2290, £550 Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

ChinaExpress Letter Stamps: 1913-14 10c. green, light green and yellow-green, unused. Fine and scarce. S.G. E266, £1,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesMint and used selection on pages, including Austria, France, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Netherlands Indies 1941 25g., Spain, etc., unused and used, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesA used King George VI collection in Stanley Gibbons red album, sparsely filled but better sets noted including Barbados 1950 set of twelve, Bermuda 1938 Key Types to 12/6d., Gold Coast 1938 set of thirteen, Great Britain 1939-48 set of six, Hong Kong 1938-52 part set of twenty to $10 and 1948 Silver Wedding $10, K.U.T. with values to £1 etc.; also Great Britain, Papua and Southern Rhodesia First Day Covers and various loose in packetsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAn all world mint and used collection in a red "Centurion" album, including Canada, Cape of Good Hope, Dominica, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Lithuania, etc., also an album of 1945-46 Victory IssuesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesSelection in packets and loose contained in a carton, including China, Greece 1912-23 "Greek Administration" overprint low values in blocks, Italy with a few States, Spanish Colonies, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAn accumulation in ten albums and stockbooks including Costa Rica mint sets in blocks of twenty-five, Guatemala, Liberia, Toga in an album with covers, mint stamps and large multiples, Canada in an album, New Zealand Dependencies album with covers, mint sets and including Niue 1941-67 Postal Fiscal 2/6d mint (2) and used, 5/- used, 10/- mint and used, several other well-filled albums, covers, loose in packets etc.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesForeign, mostly Middle East selection, housed in two stockbooks and loose contained in a carton, including Aden and States, Ajman 1966 Churchill miniature sheet (2 perf., 3 imperf.), Dubai, Fujeira, Kuwait, Umm al Quaim, South Arabia 1966 500f. on 10/- (95), etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesBritish Empire mint and used accumulation in large carton including Ireland 1922-66 mint and used in pre-printed album, Great Britain 1840-1980 used in binder with some high values in mixed condition, 1937 and 1953 Coronation albums complete mint, Canada album mint and used better filled from 1927-1970, Australia mint and used 1913-1980, New Zealand, Channel Islands, USA each in binder etc., condition mixedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesCollection in small green album, including Bermuda, China 1921 Air set, Gibraltar, Greece 1896 Olympic Games sets mint and used, 1906 Olympics set used, Hong Kong British Post Offices in China 1922-27 4c. lower Chinese character at right broken at top contained in a block of four, India, Malta 1914-21 2/-, 2/6d., 5/-, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesCollection of 1949 U.P.U. issues on pages and in stockbook, including Commonwealth issues largely complete, French Colonies the 12 values in blocks of four and imperf. pairs, Japan, Korea, Portuguese Colonies, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesA mainly lightly mounted mint British Commonwealth selection on hagner pages including Bechuanaland 1932 set of twelve, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 set of seventeen, Nyasaland 1934-35 set of nine, St. Lucia 1936 set of twelve, majority in pairs, a selection of mint and used South Africa and a largely complete 1937 Coronation set (176 stamps); chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAn all world mint and used selection housed in stockbooks packets and loose contained in two cartons, including Afghanistan, British Antarctic Territory, Bulgaria, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, Cyprus, France, Germany, Iran, Niue, Russia, Turkey, United Nations, United States "R.F." overprints, worldwide postal history, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesDuplicated selection of Sports Thematics housed in two stockbooks contained in a carton, including China 1959 Youth Pioneers (3), 1963 Table Tennis, France and Colonies, Germany, Korea 1955 Athletics (7), Rumania, Russia, Yemen, etc., chiefly mint with many unmounted and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAn all world, mostly mint selection housed in four stockbooks contained in a carton, including Afghanistan, Bolivia, Brazil, China 1959 Peoples Republic, 1973 Treasures, Colombia, Ecuador, North Korea, many colourful Thematic issues with Birds, Butterflies, etc., chiefly fine with many unmounted mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAll world selection housed in 19 stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons, including Angola 1940 Exhibition miniature sheet, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia with Wir Sind Frei overprints, Germany, India, Japan, Liberia, Poland, Romania 1959 Philatelic Services miniature sheet, Russia, Slovakia, Turkish fiscals, Thematics, covers and cards, etc., mixed condition. An interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesVarious South and Central American countries housed in seven albums or stockbooks, folders and loose contained in a carton, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica 1924 Games imperf. and perf., 1941 Football Postage and Air, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala 1927 President Ubico Postage set, Haiti 1939 Stadium, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay 1928 Football set in blocks of four, 1935 Air with values to 5p., unused and used, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condit...

Collections and RangesDuplicated selection of Asian countries contained in a small stockbook, including China 1878-83 5ca., 1897 red Revenue large 1c. on 3c., 2c. on 3c., 4c. on 3c., small 2c. on 3c., 1944 War Refugees miniature sheet (5), etc., 1955 Scientists miniature sheets, 1959 Students Rising set (5), North Korea, Taiwan 1961 Scenery (2), etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAn all world mint and used selection housed in seventeen albums or stockbooks, folders and loose contained in two cartons, including Australia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany with Zeppelin covers with 1930 South America flight 2m. on card, 4m. on cover, Ghana, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Israel, Korea, Poland, Russia 1933 Stratosphere set (4), 1935 Airships (5), 1935 Games set, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesA mostly mint collection of Flora and Fauna thematic issues, well written up in five small albums contained in a carton, including Australia and States, China 1960 Goldfish, 1963 Butterflies, Falkland Islands with South Georgia, French Colonies, Greenland, Norway, Portuguese Colonies with Angola 1951 Birds, Mozambique 1951 Fish, Spanish Colonies, etc., chiefly fine. A god lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and Ranges1926-1940 mint and used collection in black album including Cayman Islands 1932 set of twelve mint, India 1926-33 1r. to 25r. both mint and used, 1937 1r. to 25r. mint; 1935 Silver Jubilee fairly complete mint (176), Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, Netherlands 1949-51 set of seventeen to 10g. mint, also Portugal, Spain and Sudan; an eclectic lot in chiefly fine conditionPart of the Simon Gordon Clark Collection.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and Ranges1880-1980 mainly mint Empire collection in four pre-printed Scott Speciality Series British Africa and British America green albums housed in a carton including Ascension 1956 set of fourteen, Basutoland Silver Wedding set, 1954-58 set to 10/-, Bechuanaland 1938-52 set to 10/-, 1955-58 set to 10/-, Egypt, Gambia, Gold Coast, K.U.T. 1912 to 5r. used and 1938-54 10/- mint, Lagos, Mauritius, Natal, Northern Rhodesia 1955 set to 20/-, Nyasaland 1953 set to 20/-, Rhodesia, Seychelles, Southern Rhodesia 1955 set to £1, South Africa and Zanzibar; British America with Antigua 195...

Collections and RangesAn all world selection in stockbooks, packets and loose contained in a carton, including Cyprus 1928 British Rule set, Ethiopia, French Colonies, Germany (West) 1951 St. Mary's Church set, Guatemala, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon 1946 Victory miniature sheet with blue inscriptions, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Syria, United States 1869 15c., 24c., 1901 Pan American set, 1928 Ile de France crash cover, 1940 Defence 1c., 2c. and 3c. imperf, between horizontal pairs, booklets, etc., mixed condition but a useful and interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

Collections and RangesForeign countries duplicated selection housed in three stockbooks contained in a carton, including Austria 1923 Artists Charity set (9), 1925-27 New Currency set, 1925-30 Air 3s., 1929-31 Views 50g. (2), 60g. (9), 1932 small pictorial set. 1934-36 3s. (2), 5s. (3), 1937 Doctors (2 sets), 1948-52 Costumes 1s. claret (4), 1948 Artists (2 sets), 1950 Plebiscite set on FDC, 1950-53 Air Birds set, Belgium, Hungary 1953 Football Wembley 2f. imperf. pair, Liechtenstein 1921 perf. 9½ 7½r., 1921 1f. (3), 1930 Air set (2), 1946 Exhibition miniature sheet, Officials, Switzerland, Yu...

Collections and RangesBritish Empire selection housed in seven stockbooks and loose contained in a carton, including Australia and States, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Great Britain 1952-54 11d. block of four, Grenada, India used abroad, Maldive Islands, Malta, Natal 1902 4d. registered postal stationery envelope to England additionally franked ½d. (2), 1d., 2d. (2), New Zealand, Pakistan, St. Vincent, Sarawak, Seychelles, Sierra Leone 1912-21 10/- (3), £1, 1921-27 10/-, South Africa 1933-48 6d. "Falling Ladder" variety, 10/- (11 pairs), South West Africa, Southern Nigeria 1901-02 10/-, 1912 10/-, Swa...

Collections and RangesDuplicated mostly modern mint Empire selection housed in a stockbook contained in a carton, including Barbados, Bechuanaland 1955-58 set (2), Bermuda, British Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Falkland Islands and Dependencies 1954-62 1d. to £1, South Georgia 1963 £1 ultramarine, Gambia 1966 Birds set in blocks of four, Gibraltar, Hong Kong 1954-62 set, Jamaica, Kenya 1954-59 set to £1 mostly in blocks of four, Malaya and States, Malta 1938-43 with values to 10/-, New Zealand, North Borneo 1954-59 set, Nyasaland 1953-54 set (2), St. Helena 1912-16 set, Sierra Leone...

(x) Collections and RangesSmall collection housed in stock book of New Guinea, British New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea and Papua New Guinea, including New Guinea 1915 'Manus 529' registration label, S.G. 39, B.P.A. Certificate (1979), 1915 'Käwieng 274' registration label, S.G,. 42 R.P.S. Certificate (1981), 1925 and 1931 Anniversary part sets to 6d, 1931 (June) Air Mail set, 1931 (Aug.) and 1932 Air Mail part sets, 1935 £2 and £5, 1939 set, 10/- very lightly mounted, 1925-31 officials set, 1931 official 5/-, British New Guinea small range of mostly low values from Lakatoi issues with 2/6d. black...

Collections and RangesDuplicated mint and used Eastern Europe selection housed in eight stockbooks and loose contained in a carton, including Albania 1924 National Assembly (2), 1924 Red Cross set of 8 (2), 1925 Return of Government (2), 1925 Air (unused and used), 1927 Air set (3), 1950 Air set, 1952-53 Air 2.50 on 10L. block of six, Czechoslovakia 1962 Insects in sheetlets of 10, Estonia, Hungary with Occupations, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumania, Russia, etc., mixed condition but a most interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Cond...

(x) Collections and Ranges1938-53 George VI mint collection on pages including Aden Dhows set, Australia 1937-49 set of fourteen, Bahrain 1938-41 set of sixteen, Bermuda 1938-53 set to £1, Hong Kong set of twenty three with both $10, Malaysia Kelantan 'Chef's Hat' set to $5 and many other full sets, chiefly fine and lightly mounted. S.G. £6,700+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.

Collections and RangesCollection of Football Thematic issues in two albums and loose contained in a carton, including Costa Rica 1941 Postage and Air set, Air set overprinted "specimen", Great Britain 1966 6d. missing black mint and another on cover, England Winners 4d. imperf. imprimatur, Italy 1934 Postage and Air set unmounted mint, 25c. on souvenir card signed by the beaten Czechoslovakian team, Italian Colonies 1934 Postage 10c., 50c., 1L. 25 and 10L. on registered, express cover from Tripoli to Rome, Aegean Islands 1934 set and set (except 50c. and 1L. 25) on cover registered to Rome,...

Collections and RangesA mostly mint British Empire Collection housed in nine stockbooks contained in two cartons, including British Solomon Islands 1939-51 set, 1956-63 set, Canada, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands 1929-37 Whale and Penguin set, 1938-50 to £1, 1952 to £1, 1960-66 Birds, South Georgia 1963-69 to £1 (both), Ghana, Gilbert and Ellice 1939-55 set, 1956-62 set, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika 1935-37 to £1, 1938-54 to £1, Labuan 1896 Jubilee set, 1904 4c. surcharges, Mauritius 1953-58 to 10r., 1965 to 10r., Montserrat, Nauru, Newfoundland 1897 Discovery set, 1933 Air set, New Guinea 19...

Collections and RangesA mint King George VI collection in very well-filled Stanley Gibbons red album including Ascension set of sixteen, Bermuda set of sixteen, British Honduras set of twelve, Cyprus set to £1, Gambia to 10/-, Gibraltar to £1, Great Britain to £1, Hong Kong set to $10 (both), K.U.T. to £1, Northern Rhodesia set to 20/-, Seychelles set of twenty-four, chiefly fine and fresh; many territories complete and huge catalogue value in excess of £14,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Collections and RangesAll World collection in fifteen albums and stockbooks housed in two boxes including Austria, China, Cyprus 1924-28 to £1 mint and used, Egypt with 1923-24 set to £1 both mint and used, 1926 50p. purple mint, better Finland, France and Germany, Great Britain with 1d. black used (3), embossed 10d. used, £1 Seahorse used, 1887 Jubilee mint, Ireland with 1922-23 to 10/- both mint and used, Italy, Russia, Sweden. Also contains tins and boxes of Great Britain coil leaders, an array of covers and f.d.c. in an album including better Tripolitania, Tristan da Cunha, Danzig, France,...

Collections and RangesA mint Foreign countries collection housed in five large stockbooks contained in a carton, including Chile, Cuba, Egypt, German Colonies with Caroline Islands 1899-1900 54 degree overprint set, German East Africa 1893 surcharge set, German Post Offices in Morocco 1900 set, 1905 set, Mariana Islands, Ethiopia, Haiti 1949 Red Cross set and miniature sheets, Iran, Italian Colonies Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Tripolitania 1933 Zeppelin, 1933 Balbo, 1934 Rome-Mogadiscio, Japan 1921 Post set, 1923 Earthquake set. 1927 U.P.U., 1936 Kwantung, 1949 Postal Week, 1950 Air set, Liberia, Phi...

Collections and Ranges1840-1940 mainly mint British Empire collection in two New Imperial albums housed in a carton, including Great Britain 1d. black (2) 1883 5/-, 1887 Jubilee set, Australia with 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge, Burma 1937 5r. to 25r., Falkland Islands 1898 2/6d. deep blue, 1904-12 set to 5/-, well-filled Gambia, Gibraltar with values to £1, India 1902-11 10r., 1926-33 set to 25r. plus 'Service' set, a nice range of Indian States, Nigeria 1914-29 £1, 1936 set to £1, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 set of seventeen to 20/-., Nyasaland with values to £1, Rhodesia 1d. on 3/-, 1898-1908 £1...

Cook Islands1966 Churchill 10d. block of six (3x2) from the foot of the sheet, variety overprint inverted, fine unmounted mint and a scarce block. S.G. 180a, £1,350+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CreteDuplicated mint and used selection housed in a red stockbook, including Russian Administration, Provisional Government 1901 local overprint 25L. unused, 1901-02 50L. unused and used, 1908 2L. and 10L. overprint double, 1909-10 1d., Revolutionary Assembly, Austrian Post Offices, Italian Post Offices, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880-1961 mint and used collection in a small green album, including overprints and surcharges on Great Britain with 1880 6d. part original gum and used, 1882-86 Die I ½pi. to 12pi., 1892-94 set, 6pi., 12pi. used, 1894-96 set, 1902-04 set, 1904-10 set, 1912-15 10pa. to 45pi., 1921-23 10pa. to 45pi., 1924-28 £1, 1928 British Rule set, 1934 set, 1938-51 ¼pi. to £1 with perf. 13½x12½ 1pi., 1960-61 Republic set, covers with first flights, etc., mixed condition but a valuable and useful lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) Overprints on Stamps of Great Britain½d. rose Pl. 15 block of thirty (6x5), AM-ER, fresh with large part original gum and BM-CR remaining unmounted; minor gum creasing at left and the lower right block of four with some perfs. severed and strengthened, however a rare and important multiple. S.G. 1, £3,600+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) Overprints on Stamps of Great Britain½d. rose Pl. 15 strip of four, SA-SD), fine unused with large part original gum. A scarce multiple. S.G.1, £480Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) Overprints on Stamps of Great Britain½d. rose Pl. 19, NJ, large part cracked original gum, fresh colour and scarce. S.G. 1, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) Overprints on Stamps of Great Britain1d. red Pl.174, ED, large part original gum, a few slightly short perfs., fine. S.G. 2, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1880 (1 Apr.) Overprints on Stamps of Great Britain2½d. rosy mauve Pl. 14, DA, cancelled by superb "942" on 1880 (3 Aug.) envelope from Larnaca to Constantinople, showing fine Larnaca datestamp at centre, fine and attractive. Holcombe Opinion (1997). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 "halfpenny" 18mm.½d. Pl. 215, QG, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 7, £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IEssaysKeyplate imperforate proof in blue with country name and "two piastres" handpainted in very nearly the same colour, affixed to card (82x114mm.). Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IEssaysKeyplate imperforate proof in olive-grey with country name and "six piastres" handpainted in very nearly the same colour, affixed to card (82x114mm.). Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IDie ProofsDie 1 head in circular surround as used in several issues of the Crown Colonies, two impressions with uncleared surrounds, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.); very fine and most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IDie ProofsDie 1 master in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "26 jul. 79", fine; as used for several Crown Colonies first Keyplates. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IImprimatur Colour Proofs½pi. emerald-green, 1pi. rose, 2pi. blue, 4pi. pale olive-green and 6pi. olive-grey, part to large part gum; the ½pi. with small rubbing at top, the 1p. soiled and with thin at centre, the other three values fresh and fine. A very rare set. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IImprimatur Colour Proofs1pi. rose, 2pi. blue, 4pi. pale olive-green and 6pi. olive-grey, each handstamped "cancelled" (D7) and affixed to piece of card (124x30mm.). A unique groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IImprimatur Colour Proofs2pi. blue, 4pi. pale olive-green and 6pi. olive-grey, each handstamped "specimen" (D8) and affixed to small piece. Fine and a possibly unique trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. emerald-green block of four with part original gum; one with a small thin, otherwise sound and a scarce multiple. Also a regummed single with vertical "line" through nose and a used example (faded) with damaged "u" of "cyprus". S.G. 11. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. emerald-green, variety watermark inverted, part original gum; slight loss of colour, otherwise sound. Rare. S.G. 11w, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. emerald-green block of six (3x2) each cancelled "942" (Larnaca) and 1pi. rose block of nine cancelled with five "981" (Paphos), both with some colour loss though rare multiples. S.G. 11 12Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps1pi. rose block of four with part original gum, fresh colour, most attractive and a very rare with many of this stamp being used for the subsequent 30 paras surcharge; also a used single (thin) with flat top to "s" of "cyprus". S.G. 12Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps2pi. blue block of four, part original gum with each horizontal pair sharing a single hinge mark or remainder, lovely fresh bright colour and a very rare multiple. S.G. 13. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps2pi. blue, variety watermark inverted, neatly cancelled by part Larnaca April 3 1882 squared-circle datestamp; fine and very rare. S.G. 13w, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps4pi. pale olive-green horizontal pair, fresh with part original gum, sharing a paper hinge and the right-hand stamp with a 6mm. circular paper remnant; lovely fresh colour and the sole recorded multiple of this value to date. S.G. 14. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps6pi. olive-grey, unused with part original gum; a very presentable example of this rare stamp. S.G. 15, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die IIssued Stamps6pi. olive-grey, a block of four cancelled with one complete and other part strikes of the Larnaca squared-circle datestamp; minor oiliness on reverse from the cancellations, nevertheless a rare multiple. Also 6pi.olive-grey clearly cancelled "975" and tied by blue crayon stroke on 1881 (14 Aug.) part envelope from Limassol to London showing despatch datestamp and oval registered datestamp. Brandon Certificate (2004). Photo for blockSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1881 (3 July) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 4pi. pale olive-green, from Limassol to Alexandria, neatly cancelled "975" and with despatch datestamp and Registered oval datestamp in red alongside, arrival datestamp (5.7) on reverse; flap damaged through over-zealous opening though of fine appearance. A remarkable early double rate franking used just three days after the date of issue. B.P.A. Certificate (2004). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1881 (20 Oct.) entire letter from Larnaca to Nicosia, bearing ½pi. emerald-green neatly cancelled "942" with despatch datestamp alongside, arrival datestamp (21.10) on reverse; 1885 (2 July) entire letter fro the same correspondence bearing 1883 ½pi. dull green with squared-circle datestamp. An attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1882 (11 Sept.) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 2pi. blue, from Larnaca to Whitfield King in Ipswich, cancelled "942" and showing despatch datestamp, Registered oval datestamp and London Registered datestamp (26.11), all three in red, arrival datestamp (26.9) on reverse; minor traces of soiling and a couple of light vertical folds, otherwise sound. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1883 (15 Jan.) 2pi. F size registered envelope, uprated with 2pi. blue, from Larnaca to Hessler near Hull, cancelled with squared-circle datestamp and showing a fine strike of the very rare large double-lined "r" handstamp incorporating "registered/cyprus" oval datestamp in red, in use for only six months, London Registered oval datestamp (lacking any dates) at lower right; two stains in the upper left quadrant, nevertheless generally attractive and very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1883 (26 May) mourning envelope from Famagusta to Edinburgh, bearing 2pi. blue (corner crease) cancelled "982" and with despatch datestamp alongside, the reverse with Larnaca squared-circle datestamp (28.5) and arrival datestamp (6.6); scarce and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (2002),. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1881 (1 July) Watermark Crown CC, Die ICovers1884 (3 Aug.) entire letter ex the Pierides correspondence from Larnaca to Trieste, showing sender's cachet in blue at lower left and bearing 2pi. blue with superb squared-circle datestamp, arrival datestamp (10.8) on reverse; fine and most attractive. A very late usage of a Die I adhesive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IEssay30pa. essay, comprising stamp-size die proof in black on glazed card, the country name and value tablet handpainted in black with Chinese white background, affixed to card (81x104mm) with "de la rue & co" inscribed dummy stamp in pale mauve affixed at foot and with the card dated "Jany 25.82", the reverse with manuscript "C.A. Vol. 7 folio 151. Call for new 30para stamp 7/1/82 by Postmaster. Approved by C.A. 4/3/82" . Outstanding and unique in private hands. Photoprovenance:"Aphrodite", February 2009Lord Vestey, July 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’...

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IDie Proofs30pa. country name and value tablet, stamp-size in black on glazed card and affixed to small piece dated "20.3.82" on reverse. Photoprovenance:Christopher Cruttwell, March 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IDie Proofs1pi., 4pi. and 6pi. country name and value types, each stamp-size in black on glad card and affixed to De La Rue day book piece endorsed "Nov. 4 12 leads each", the proofs endorsed in red ink "Plate increased to 80 set." with the "80" subsequently deleted and replaced with "120". A unique trio ex the De La Rue record books. PhotoNote: This piece is attributed to 1883 with the 12 leads having been struck extra for the existing duty plates made in 1880. The endorsement regarding the increase in the set may well refer to the introduction of the 12...

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IDie Proofs12pi. country name and value, stamp-size in black on glazed card affixed to piece from De La Rue day book endorsed "Dec 1 60 leads" and subsequently "Dec 85" in red ink. A unique item from the De La Rue record books. Photoprovenance:Christopher Cruttwell, March 2007Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 14 in rose, the issued colour of the 1pi.; traces of gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 14 in blue, the issued colour of the 2pi.; traces of gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 12 in olive-grey, the issued colour of the 6pi., some gum; a couple of perfs. trimmed at upper left. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 12 in maroon, some gum; perfs. a little trimmed at right. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 12 in orange-yellow, some gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IColour Trials Without Country Name and Value on CA Watermark PaperPerf. 12 in pale mauve, some gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IImprimatur½pi. dull green on gummed paper with narrow sheet margin at left; fine and rare. Also the issued stamps in a strip of three. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ISpecimen Stamps1pi. rose, 2pi. blue, marginal with plate number and with misplaced horizontal perforations and 6pi. olive-grey with country name and value tablets printed double, each with manuscript "Specimen", and an additional marginal 6pi. olive-grey with country name and value tablets printed double though less so than the previous example, manuscript "Specimen" twice, one in grey the other slightly larger in a brownish ink, all four without gum; the first 6pi. with a thin at upper right corner though a most unusual and exceptionally rare quartet. P...

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ISpecimen Stamps12pi. orange-brown overprinted "specimen" (D12), regummed though of fine appearance and rare, being the first Cyprus Keyplate stamp overprinted Specimen and submitted to the U.P.U. with just 106 examples so overprinted. S.G. 22s, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICancelled Stamps½pi. dull green and 30pa. pale mauve, both handstamped "cancelled" (D7) and affixed to small piece; both with one row of perfs, partially trimmed though a very rare pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. emerald-green with narrow sheet margin at right, large part original gum, good colour; diagonal crease at upper right though of fine appearance and an attractive example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1960). S.G. 16, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. dull green to 6pi. olive-grey, unused, the 1pi. without gum and the 2pi. regummed, the others with part original gum. Also 4pi. used (two shades). S.G. 16-22, £888Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIssued Stamps½pi. dull green to 6a. olive-grey, each with variety detached triangle, R.3/3, variously cancelled, the 6pi. indistinct; sound and a very rare set accompanied by a mint 12pi. showing dent at the detached triangle area, possibly a repaired state of the variety. S.G. 16ab, 17a-19a, 20b, 21a, 22, £4,575+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIssued Stamps30pa. pale mauve block of four, the upper left stamp variety straightened foot to "us", Row 5/5, each horizontal pair cancelled "982" (Famagusta) and with small part Registered oval datestamp at lower left corner; soiled in places and one non-variety with a corner crease though of generally good appearance and rare. S.G. 17, 17b, £584+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1884 (4 May) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 1pi., from Kyrenia to Limassol, cancelled "974" an with despatch datestamp in red below, Registered oval datestamp in red to left of adhesive, the reverse with Larnaca, Nicosia and arrival datestampsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1884 (20 Aug.) blue OHMS envelope from Kyrenia to the High Commissioner at Troodos, bearing ½pi. dull green neatly cancelled "974" and with despatch datestamp alongside, the reverse with Larnaca, Nicosia and Limassol datestamps; minor creasing, otherwise fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1888 (3 Sept.) 2pi. F size registered envelope, uprated with ½pi. dull green, from Famagusta to Larnaca, cancelled "982" and with despatch and Registered oval datestamps alongside, arrival datestamp (3.9) on reverse; a little soiling around adhesive, otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2005). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1889 (10 Apr.) blue OHMS envelope (226x96mm.) from Nicosia and addressed locally, bearing ½pi. dull green vertical pair sharing squared-circle datestamp, marked "not known" on face and on reverse "Opened by me but not intended for me", signed and dated "9.5.89", all in red ink, Nicosia datestamp(10.6) on face, Larnaca datestamp (11.6) on reverse, Returned Letter Office datestamp (21.6) on face and with manuscript "Rec' back thro' Ret Letter Office 22/6/89 all papers", unusual and full of character. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1891 (18 May) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 2pi. blue and 4pi. olive green with variety detached triangle, from Kyrenia paying the triple rate to Athens, both cancelled "974" with despatch and Registered datestamps alongside, the reverse with Larnaca (19.5), Nicosia (19.5) and two Greek datestamps on reverse. An exceptional franking with the 4pi. detached triangle variety being the sole example recorded on cover to date. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1891 (24 May) envelope registered from Larnaca to U.S.A., bearing 30pa. pale mauve pair with two strips of three on reverse, all cancelled by squared-circle datestamps, Registered oval datestamp additionally tying the pair, oval-framed "r" at lower left and Registered London datestamp (7.6) at lower right, all in red; the pair with some soiling and the envelope originally split open horizontally on reverse for exhibiting purposes, now resealed, otherwise fine and a scarce franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1891 (15 Sept.) envelope from Famagusta to U.S.A., bearing ½pi. dull green and 30pa. pale mauve horizontal pair with the left-hand stamp showing variety damaged "us", Row 5/5, twice cancelled "982" leaving the variety clear and with despatch datestamp alongside, Larnaca, New York and Washington datestamps on reverse. An exceptionally rare variety on cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1891 (28 Oct.) 2pi. F size registered envelope, uprated with 4a. olive-green, to Winch Brothers, England and 1892 (27 Dec.) envelope registered from Larnaca to Germany bearing 4a. olive-green, both cancelled with squared-circle datestamps and showing Registered oval datestamp and "r" in oval handstamp in red respectively. An attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882-86 Watermark Crown CA, Die ICovers1892 (16 Mar.) 2pi. F size registered envelope, uprated with 30pa. pale mauve block of four and 1pi. rose, both marginal, from Kyrenia to Belgium, neatly cancelled "974" and with despatch datestamp, Registered oval datestamp in red and Belgian registration label in red, the reverse with Larnaca, Nicosia, Brindisi, Brussels, Huy and Seraing (31.3) datestamps. A fine and most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 30 Paras Imperforate Colour Trials on Gummed Unwatermarked PaperIn rose and blue-green, a little toned though rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 30 Paras Imperforate Colour Trials on Gummed Unwatermarked PaperIn yellow-green and pink, a little toned though rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 30 Paras Imperforate Colour Trials on Gummed Unwatermarked PaperIn blue-green and dull red, a little toned though rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIImprimaturs4pi. olive-green, marginal with Jubilee line; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIImprimaturs12pi. orange-brown; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IISpecimen Stamps½pi. to 12pi. set of seven, each handstamps "specimen" (CY1), part original gum; ½pi. with a vertical crease, otherwise sound and a very rare set which may be unique in private hands. PhotoNote: There were no official Specimen stamps for the Die II CA watermark issue, however upon arrival in Cyprus a very small number of sets were produced with the CY1 Specimen handstamp. Very few of these stamps have survivedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIIssued Stamps½pi. dull green, variety watermark inverted, cancelled with part squared-circle datestamp. Believed to be the sole recorded example. S.G. 31w. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIIssued Stamps30pa. mauve left-hand pane marginal block of ten (2x5) with inverted "T" in top margin and right-hand pane complete pane of sixty with plate number "3", both showing variety damaged "us" on Row 5/5, mint and largely unmounted; the pane with perfs. largely severed horizontally at centre, otherwise generally fine and an unusual pair of multiples confirming that this variety occurred on both panes of the sheet. S.G. 32, a, £1,516+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IIIssued Stamps6pi. olive-grey horizontal pair sharing Larnaca squared-circle datestamp for 26 February 1896; a fine and very rare multiple; also ½pi. (2, one with an abnormal inner top right corner and one handstamped "postal/surcharge" inverted), 1pi. (3, two with minor plate flaws) and 2pi., used; 4pi. olive-green and 4pi. pale olive-green marginal block of four, mint. S.G. 36, £1,500+. Photo for pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversInternal: 1892 (Feb.) 2pi. registered envelope, uprated with ½pi. and 1pi., from Famagusta to Larnaca with the stamps sharing "982", 1893 (Jan.) wrapper from Nicosia to Kyrenia bearing ½pi. with squared-circle datestamp, 1895 2pi. G size registered envelope from Famagusta to Larnaca bearing ½pi. (2), one cancelled "982", the other with datestamp, and 1895 envelope from Limassol to Larnaca bearing ½pi. with squared-circle datestamp; Also 1893 envelope from Limassol to Dion, Greece bearing 2pi. with squared-circle datestamp. A few small imperfection...

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversInternal: 1893 (18 Aug.) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with ½pi., from Platres to Nicosia, cancelled "D48" and with despatch datestamp and Registered oval datestamp alongside, Larnaca, Limassol and Nicosia datestamps on reverse; two light tone patches on face, otherwise sound. Scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo Belgium: 1894 (Feb.) ½pi. card, uprated with ½pi., from Kyrenia to Belgium, both cancelled "974" with despatch and Liege datestamps alongside, Nicosia datestamp on reverse; the card a little toned though a scarce usage to an unusual destination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo England: 1894 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 1pi. and 4pi., from Larnaca to Norfolk, both cancelled "942" and with manuscript "Insured 3 Piastres" at top, and 1896 2pi. G size registered envelope from Larnaca seal with wonderful "larnaca/Crown" red wax seal, uprated with ½pi. 30pa (2) and 2pi., to Ipswich, all cancelled with squared-circle datestamps; the first a little toned though a generally attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo France: 1892 (July) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with 4pi., from Kyrenia to St. Brieux, cancelled "974" and with despatch datestamp alongside, and 1894 (Feb.) envelope from Limassol to Lyon bearing, on reverse, ½pi. pairs (2) with squared-circle datestamps on reverse, arrival datestamp on faceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo Germany: 1894 and 1895 (2), 10pa. red wrappers to different addresses, two uprated with ½pi. dull green and one with 30pa. mauve, all cancelled with squared-circle datestamps and with arrival datestamps on reverse. An attractive trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo Italy: 1895 (26 Aug.) 2pi. F size registered envelope, uprated with 2pi. blue, from Nicosia to Trieste, neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamp and with Registered oval datestamp in red at lower left, the reverse with superb red wax seal of the Imperial Ottoman bank, Larnaca and arrival datestampsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo Syria: 1895 (20 Nov.) 2pi. G size envelope, uprated with 1pi. rose (2), from Larnaca to "Poste Restante Alexandrette", neatly sharing single squared-circle datestamp and with Registered oval datestamp at lower left corner, the reverse with arrival French Post Office datestamp in blue; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversTo Syria: 1896 Mar.) 2pi. G size registered envelope, uprated with ½pi. dull green pair and 30pa. mauve strip of four, from Nicosia to Beirut, all neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamps and with Registered oval datestamp in red alongside the 30pa. strip, the reverse with Larnaca and Beirut British Post Office datestamps, and 1896 small unsealed envelope to Beirut bearing ½pi. dull green with neat squared-circle datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1892-94 Watermark Crown CA, Die IICoversParcel Post: 1893 (27 Mar.) Parcel Post label (120x72mm.) with small Coat of Arms, bearing 4pi. olive-green in combination with Die I CA 1pi. rose and 12pi. orange-brown all cancelled with Nicosia squared circle datestamps and with a further strike in the Office Stamp box; 12pi. with small corner defect and the form with some edge faults though a rare Parcel Post franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value EssaysKeyplate1/- imperforate proof in yellow on gummed unwatermarked paper with "cyprus" and "one shilling" handpainted in carmine; fine and very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage postage"Perf. 14 proof in dull green with "cyprus" handpainted in carmine and "1s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in rose, affixed to piece initialled "EN". Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage postage"Perf. 14 proof in bright blue with "cyprus" handpainted in brown and "2s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in brown, affixed to piece initialled "EN". Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage postage"Perf. 14 proof in light carmine with "cyprus" handpainted in blue and "1s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in bright ultramarine, affixed to piece initialled "EN". Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage postage"5/- artist's sketch (25x30mm.) in maroon and with ornaments around the central portrait in Chinese white, the "5s" on a plain background and with simulated perforations in pencil, the whole on card (37x46mm.). Exquisite. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage postage"5/- printer's duplicate sketch (26x30mm.) in claret and with ornaments around the central portrait in Chinese white, the "5s" on a plain background and with simulated perforations in pencil, the whole on yellow transparent paper (55x43mm.) endorsed "For Colour" and affixed to piece of paper of the same size. Unique. Photoprovenance:"Aphrodite", February 2009Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage & revenue"Perf. 14 proof on gummed unwatermarked paper in maroon with "cyprus" handpainted in red and "1s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in rose. Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage & revenue"Perf. 14 proof in maroon with "cyprus" handpainted in green and "2s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in blue-green, affixed to small piece Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1893 Sterling Currency High Value Essays"postage & revenue"Perf. 14 proof on gummed unwatermarked paper in green with "cyprus" handpainted in blue and "5s" in Chinese white on a horizontal-lined background in bright blue, faults though of generally good appearance. Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1894-96 Colours Changed and New ValuesSpecimen Stamps½pi. to 45pi. set of ten each overprinted "specimen" (D12), good to fine mint. S.G. 40s-49s, £350Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1894-96 Colours Changed and New ValuesSpecimen Stamps½pi. to 45pi. set of ten each overprinted "specimen" (D12), 9pi. defective, the others fair to fine, and an issued mint set of ten, three low values fair, the others good to fine. Cat. £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenA reconstruction of the six types with [3] showing variety spur on "1", unused or with part gum; all a little faded to bluish green and [2] with a shallow thin though a rare accomplishment, being seldom offered as a reconstruction. S.G. 23, 23c, £5,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety surcharge extremely misplaced resulting in just one surcharge at centre, unused with part original gum; towards bluish green and with a couple of perf. faults at upper left corner. S.G. 23, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety surcharge grossly misplaced resulting in one surcharge towards centre and parts of two others at left and at right, unused with part original gum; towards bluish green and with minor thins in two corners. S.G. 23, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety spot to left of lefty-hand fraction, Row 7/4, part original gum; towards bluish green and with diagonal gum crease. A rare variety occurring only once in the pane. S.G. 23, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenA Rare Soldier's Rate Franking1882 (18 Sept.) soldier's envelope "From Lance Sergeant W.T. Clarke" at Troodos to England, countersigned by the Commanding Officer of the Reserve Depot and bearing two examples with one showing variety spur on "1", each marked "P P" in manuscript, lightly cancelled "D47" and showing Troodos c.d.s. at left, the reverse (part flap missing) with part Limassol squared-circle d.s. (19.9) and Croydon arrival c.d.s. (26.9); the envelope with a few small imperfections though an exceptionally rare soldier's ra...

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC30 Paras on 1pi. RoseA reconstruction of the six types, [3] unused, the others with part original gum and generally of good colour for this delicate shades stamp; a couple with small faults though of generally fine appearance and rarely offered in this form. Certificates (5, two B.P.A.) covering five positions. S.G. 24, £9,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC30 Paras on 1pi. RoseA used reconstruction of the six types, [1-2] a pair with Larnaca 24 May squared-circle datestamp, [2] with two part numerals, [4], [5] and [6] with part squared-circle datestamps; the singles fair to fine, the pair very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1981) for [6]. S.G. 24, £660Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC30 Paras on 1pi. RoseA used group selected for dates of use during the short period of use of 22 May-7 June, all cancelled with Larnaca squared-circle datestamps for 22, 23 24, 25, 26 and 27 May, and 5 June 1882; the last with small faults though generally good to fine and as rare accomplishment for this short-lived stamp. S.G. 24, £770Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC30 Paras on 1pi. RoseA selection used for Postal Accountancy Purposes, comprising Type 1 single, Types 2-3 block of four and Types 4-6 block of six, each initialled "JAB" (J.A. Bulmer, the Postmaster) and cancelled with Larnaca datestamp in red, and Type 2-3 pair handstamped "postal/surcharge", similarly initialled and with small part datestamps; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CC30 Paras on 1pi. Rose1882 (22 May) large part commercial envelope front (210x115mm.) registered from Nicosia to Hull, bearing some thirty examples comprising blocks of eight (2) and four, strips of four (2, one stamp showing flat-topped "c") and a horizontal pair all cancelled "969" and showing despatch datestamp, Registered Cyprus and Registered London oval datestamps in red. A few faults in places as to be expected with an item of this nature, nevertheless remarkable item paying a ten times rate plus registration. Photoprovenance:Col. J.R. Danson, Jun...

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenA block of six (3x2), Types 1-3, the right-hand vertical pair with variety spur on "1", unmounted mint; gum a little toned though a rare multiple. S.G. 25, 25c, £1,330+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety spot to left of the left-hand fraction, Row 4/7. lightly mounted mint. A rare variety occurring only once in the sheet. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety spot to left of the left-hand fraction, Row 4/7, part original gum. A rare variety occurring only once in the sheet. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenVariety right-hand "½" partially double and spaced 1mm. apart horizontally, unused without gum; a most unusual state of the listed surcharge double variety. R.P.S. Certificate (1962). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-GreenA used reconstruction of the six types, [3] with variety spur on "1", three with numerals and three with squared-circle datestamps, and eight other examples (one defective), two showing surcharge grossly misplaced and two showing partial doubling of the surcharge; some a little soiled and with minor colour loss, otherwise sound. Buff B.P.A. Certificates (2010) for the "double" impressions. S.G. 25, 25cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-Green1882 (29 June) entire letter from Larnaca to Nicosia, the adhesive neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamp and showing arrival datestamp (30.6) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-Green1882 (4 Sept.) ½pi. green postcard, uprated with a single, from Larnaca to England, twice neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamps; the message referring to "old 1d. stamps in value being obsolete" and "They were withdrawn from circulation when present issue came out". Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1882 SurchargesWatermark Crown CA½ on ½pi. Emerald-Green1882 (18 Dec.) envelope from Nicosia to Liverpool, bearing two horizontal pairs (one with narrow sheet margin) neatly cancelled with three squared-circle datestamps, the reverse with Larnaca (18.12) and arrival (27.12) datestamps. A unique franking. Photoprovenance:"Aphrodite", February 2009Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (April) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 6mm. ApartWatermark Crown CCUnused; regummed resulting in slight colour change, nevertheless a very presentable example of this exceptionally rare stamp. Brandon (2003, original gum) and B.P.A. (2005, regummed) Certificates. S.G. 26, £22,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (April) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 6mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAA block of four, the lower left stamp with variety large "2" at right, Row 10/1, part original crackly gum; good colour and a very rare multiple. S.G. 27, 27a, £3,900+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (April) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 6mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAA horizontal pair with surcharge 6mm. apart and showing a doubling of the right fraction bar, the right-hand stamp with surcharge 7mm. apart and showing flaw on the left-hand "2" and a break in the fraction line, large part original gum, and eight used examples, one with surcharge 7mm. apart and others with type flaws, etc.; the used fair to good, the mint pair fine. S.G. 27. Photo for pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (April) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 6mm. ApartWatermark Crown CA1886 (8 May) "The Cyprus Apiary" illustrated advertising envelope from Larnaca to Schwabing, Munich, bearing a strip of three, the left-hand stamp with variety large "2" at right, Row 10/2, and a single, all neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamps, arrival datestamp (22.5) on reverse; the right-hand stamp with some perfs. trimmed way at right and the envelope with a diagonal crease and other small imperfections though an attractive and unique franking with the large "2" variety. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

Cyprus1886 (27 May) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CCUnused with part original gum, very well-centred, fresh and of good colour for this very rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 28, £8,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (27 May) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CCUsed (2), both variety large "1" at left, one cancelled with part Limassol squared-circle datestamp, slightly discoloured, the second cancelled "981", some colour loss and a little soiled, otherwise sound, both cancellations well clear of the variety, and a further example with right-hand fraction almost completely missing, some thinning and blunt lower right corner. B.P.A. (1993) and Knopke (2003) for the first two. S.G. 28, 28a, £4,225. Photo for all threeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAA marginal block of eighteen, Row 3/2-4 with [4] showing variety large "2" at left, 4/1-5 with [4] variety large "1" at left, 5/1-5 with [1] and [4] both showing byte out of left "1", and 6/1-5 with [4] showing byte out of left "1" and [4] with variety small "1" at right, lightly mounted mint with the centre block of twelve remaining unmounted. initialled "alp" (A.L. Pemberton) on reverse of margin; left vertical column with a gum crease. A very fine and remarkable multiple being the largest recorded with a block of twelve r...

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAA block of four, unmounted mint; gum a little yellow, otherwise fine and of fine appearance. A rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2018). S.G. 29, £2,200+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAA horizontal strip of three, the left-hand stamp variety small "1" at right and with minor typeface breaks to right-hand fraction, good colour and unmounted mint; traces of gum creasing, otherwise fine and a rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1966). S.G. 29. 29b, £4,600+. Photoprovenance:C.G. ConstantinidesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAVariety large "1" left, good colour and neatly cancelled with Larnaca squared-circle datestamp for June 11 1886; fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1994). S.G. 29a, £275. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAUsed selection (24) showing a variety of damage to the numerals, sixteen affecting the "1"s and eight affecting the "2"s, variously cancelled and with two on small pieces; fair to fine. S.G. 29, £408Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAUsed selection (10) showing partial doubling of the surcharge, two affecting both fractions, three affecting the left-hand fraction and five affecting the right-hand fraction, variously cancelled and generally of good colour. S.G. 29, £170+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAUsed selection (9) showing misplaced surcharges, one set to the top of the stamp, two to the left and three to the right showing parts of the surcharge off the stamps, and three showing raised left-hand fraction in comparison to the right-hand one, variously cancelled; a few with slight colour loss though generally good to fine. S.G. 29Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CAUsed selection (12) of various varieties, one with part of left-hand fraction failing to print, three with fractions 10mm. apart instead of normal 8mm., three with variety large "1" at left (one in longer type and two in thicket type), and five showing thick "1"right, variously cancelled; two of the latter group soiled though generally good to fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2010) for one large "1". S.G. 29, 29a, £1,437Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1886 (1 June) ½ on ½pi. Surcharge, 8mm. ApartWatermark Crown CA1886 (16 Aug.) mourning envelope from Larnaca to Munich, bearing a single in combination with 1882 CA Die I 30pa. pale mauve vertical pair, the upper stamp with early state of variety top left triangle detached and paying the correct overseas rate of 2pi., each neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamp and with sender's cachet in blue at foot, Munich oval local delivery handstamp at right, the reverse with Brindisi (25.8) and arrival datestamps. One of only two covers bearing this surcharge and the sole example of the...

Cyprus1902-04 Crown CA 45pi. dull purple and ultramarine; fine used, scarce. S.G. 59, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1921-23 10/- green and red on pale yellow and £1 purple and black on red, large part original gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 100-101, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1924-28 £1 black and purple on red, Nicosia cancellation, fine. S.G. 102, £850. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1924-28 £5 black on yellow, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 117a, £3,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cyprus1924-28 £5 black on yellow, part original gum; fine and attractive. S.G.117a, £3,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

CzechoslovakiaDuplicated mint and used selection housed in a stockbook and on stock pages, including 1918 Scouts set used on pieces (signed Gilbert), 1920 perf. and imperf. Air sets, 1945 Rising miniature sheet, 1955 Praga miniature sheets perf. and imperf., blocks with labels, Eastern Silesia, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866-1934 valuable mint and used selection on stockpages, including 1866 20pa., 1867-71 2pi. with part Djedda cancellation, 5pi. unused and used, 1874-75 10pa. vertical tête-bêche pair, 1922 Crown overprint single watermark 100m. (4), 1923-24 Harrison £E1, 1926 Port Fuad 15m., 1929 Birthday "Brown" centres set, 1931 Zeppelin set, 1934 U.P.U. 50p. and £E1 Control singles (some stains), etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1866-1953 mint and used stock housed on a red stockbook, including some Foreign Post Offices, 1866 1pi. block of four with values to 10pi. unused and used, essays and proofs, 1867-71 with values to 5pi. part original gum and used, 1878 surcharges in blocks of four, both values with inverted surcharges, 1889-1907 2m. green on piece with intact 2m., 1914 to 200m., 1921-22 15m. type II (2), 1923-24 £E1 (2), 1926-29 Air 27m. deep violet (20), 1927-37 500m.(9), £E1 (7), 1931 Zeppelin set (16 mint and 4 used), 1932 100m. on £E1 (3), 1938 Birthday £E1 (7), 1953 Bars overprints, etc., mixed cond...

Egypt1866 5pa., 10pa., 20pa. (2), 2pi., 5pi. (3) and 10pi., part original gum or unused, mixed condition. S.G. 1-3, 5-7Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1872-75 typo. 20pa. blue, block of four, 1874-75 5pa. brown, block of four comprising two vertical tête-bêche pairs, original gum; the first with some split and strengthened perfs., fine. S.G. 30, 35a, £380+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1874-75 2½pi. violet, perf. 12½, vertical tête-bêche pair, very lightly hinged, fine. S.G. 40a, £400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1874-75 5pi. green, perf. 12½, block of four, lightly hinged, fine and scarce. S.G. 41, £240+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879 De La Rue Issue10pa. pale reddish lilac complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Plate number "1" at right and watermark inverted, unmounted mint; one with a coloured mark on the reverse. Fine. S.G. 45, £4,500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879 De La Rue Issue10pa. violet complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Current number "2" at left and watermark inverted, unmounted mint; a trifle soiled in the margins, fine. S.G. 45, £4,500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879 De La Rue Issue20pa. cobalt-blue complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Plate number "1" at left and watermark inverted, unmounted mint, hinged and a little soiled in the margins; fine. S.G. 46a, £5,400+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879 De La Rue Issue1pi. rose, upright watermark complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Current number "7" at left, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin; fine. S.G. 47, £3,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1879 De La Rue Issue5pi. green complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Current number "6" at left and watermark inverted, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 49wi, £3,900+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1881-1902 De La Rue Issue10pa. bluish grey complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Plate number "1" at left, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 51, £1,680+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1881-1902 De La Rue Issue10pa. green complete sheet of sixty (10x6) with Current number "2" at left, unmounted mint, slightly brownish gum; fine. S.G. 52, £240+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1881-1902 De La Rue Issue20pa. rose-carmine complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Current number "3" at left, unmounted mint, small portion of selvedge at lower right missing; fine. S.G. 53, £1,800+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1881-1902 De La Rue Issue2pi. orange-brown complete pane of sixty (10x6) with Current number "5" at left, unmounted mint, minor faults in the margins, fine. S.G. 55, £720+.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1884 20pa. on 5pa. proof of the surcharge, a complete pane of sixty (10x6) on thin unwatermarked paper showing surcharge guide lines at the corner of each stamp at the perimeter; some slight faults. Scarce. Nile Post $4,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1884 20pa. on 5pi. green block of four, variety surcharge inverted, original gum; very slightly toned, fine. S.G. 57a, £260+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1888-1909 1m. blocks of 12 (2) and 30 (2), 2m. block of 30, 3m. maroon blocks of 22 and 24, 3m. yellow blocks of 5, 8 and 30, 4m. block of 30, 5m. two blocks of 30, 10pi. two blocks of 30, mint, mostly unmounted, fine. S.G. 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, £2,300+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1898 Postage Due 3m. on 2p. orange block of four, variety surcharge inverted and one the slanting "I" variety, unmounted mint; fine and a scarce block. S.G. D76aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1915 2m. on 3m. yellow-orange, surcharge inverted, used, fine. Signed "Ela". S.G. 83a, £200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1922 (Oct.) Proclamation of Monarchy 20m. olive, variety overprint inverted, large part original gum; two coloured lines on the reverse; fine and scarce. S.G. 106a, £350. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1922 (Oct.) Proclamation of Monarchy 100m slate, variety overprint double, original gum; fine. Signed "Ela". S.G. 108a, £600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1922-23 Official 5m. pink blocks of nine (2), both with the centre stamp showing error "O.H..E.M.S.", one block variety overprint double, unmounted or original gum; a fine pair of error blocks. S.G. O115/a, Nile Post O26o/r. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison 1m. to £E1, unmounted mint; mostly marginal examples, fine. S.G. 111-122, £400150.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison 3m. brown and 5m. chestnut imperforate blocks of four, and 15m. blue imperforate essay block of four, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 113a, 115a, etc.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1923-24 Harrison 3m. brown and 5m. chestnut imperforate blocks of eight (4x2) and 15m. blue imperforate essay block of eight (4x2), unmounted mint; some gum wrinkles and one 3m. with small internal defect. Fine. S.G. 113a, 115a, etc. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1926 Birthday 50p. purple, unmounted mint and original gum examples, fine. S.G. 134, £380Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1926 Port Fouad 5m., 10m. and 15m., slightly brownish, large part original gum; good to fine. S.G. 141-143, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1927-37 photogravure 500m. and £E1, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 169-170, £320Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1927-37Photogravure 500m., £E1, centre photo, frame litho. 500m. and £E1, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 169-172, £725. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1929 Prince's Birthday "Brown" Centres, 5m. to 20m. set of four, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 178a-181a, £600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1929 Prince's Birthday "Brown" Centres 5m. to 20m. set of four in blocks of four, unmounted mint or original gum; fine. A rare set of blocks. S.G. 178a-181a, £2,400+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1929 Prince's Birthday "Brown" Centres 5m. to 20m. used set, fine and very rare. S.G. 178a-181a, £560. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1929 Prince's Birthday 5m. to 20m. imperforate with "Cancelled" on the reverse, all from the top of the sheet; fine and rare. Only 50 sets printed thus. S.G. 178-181. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1932 100m. on £E1 dull violet-blue and blue, three examples, original gum, one from the corner of the sheet but with slightly stained gum. S.G188, £900Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1933 Railway Congress set, imperf. and with "Cancelled" on the reverse all from the right of the sheets, fine. Rare. Only 50 sets printed thus. S.G. 189-192. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1934 U.P.U. Congress1m. to £E1 set of fourteen, unmounted mint, some very slightly toned gum; fine and a scarce set . S.G. 219-232, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1934 U.P.U. Congress50p. sepia and £E1 greenish blue, unmounted mint, each from the foot of the sheet (hinged in the margin); fine. S.G. 231-232, £825. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1934 U.P.U. Congress50p. sepia and £E1 greenish blue, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 231-232, £825. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1934 U.P.U. Congress50p. sepia and £E1 greenish blue, blocks of four from the upper left corners of the sheets, unmounted mint; the 50p. with small grease mark in the margin at top, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 231-232, £3,300+. Photo.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1937-44 1m., 2m., 3m., 4m., 6m., 10m., 23m., 15m and 20m., unmounted mint; fine. Between S.G. 248 and 257Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1938 King Farouk's Birthday £E1 sepia and green, from the lower left corner of the sheet with "A/38" Control, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 272, £250+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1938 King Farouk's Birthday £E1 sepia and green, imperforate vertical pair from the lower right corner of the sheet with "Cancelled" on the reverse; neglible crease in the margin at extreme lower right, well clear of the design, otherwise superb and rare. Only one sheet of twenty-five printed thus. S.G. 272. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1938 Official 2m. to 50m. (set except the 1m.), imperforate with "Cancelled" on the reverse; fine. S.G. O277-284Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1939-46 King Farouk and Pyramids 100m. dull purple block of three, variety printed on the gummed side, one stamp hinged on the ungummed side, the others unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 280var., Nile Post D151a. PhotoNote: About 75 examples recorded. Discovered at the Quesna Post Office .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1946 Cairo Aviation Congress 30m. green, overprint double, original gum, green Palace Collection handstamp on the reverse. S.G. 314b, £500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1952 Abrogation of Anglo-Egyptian Treaty set of three, imperforate and with Egyptian Cancelled on reverse, all from the top of the sheet; fine and scarce. Only 50 sets printed thus. S.G. 404-406Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Egypt1956 Scout Jamboree set in imperforate horizontal pairs, unmounted mint, fine and rare. Only 50 imperforate pairs printed. S.G. 510-512 vars. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

EgyptGaza1958 Declaration of Human Rights 10m. reddish purple with overprint double, and 35m. red-brown with overprint omitted, original gum, fine. S.G. 98a, 99b, £775. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia1911 Diredawa Provisional set of seven; fine used. A scarce set. S.G. 154-160, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1878-1979 mainly mint collection on pre-printed Scott pages including 1882 1d. dull claret and 4d. grey-black used, 1898 2/6d. and 5/-, 1904 set to 3/-, 1912-20 set to 10/- , 1921-25 set of eight, 1929-32 set to 10/-, 1933 Centenary set to 1/-, 1935 Silver Jubilee set, 1938 set to £1, 1948 Silver Wedding set, Falkland Dependencies: 1946-49 Thin Maps set of nine, 1954-62 set of fifteen, 1963-69 set of sixteen and 1960-66 set of fifteen, as well as most mint sets to 1979 for both Falkland Islands and Dependencies, chiefly in fine condition. S.G. £4,200+Subject to 20% VAT on Buye...

Falkland Islands1929-37 ½d. to £1, unmounted mint, a few slight wrinkles, fine. S.G. 116-126, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1927-37 ½d. to £1, original gum, £1 from the left of the sheet; fine. S.G. 116-126, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1933 Centenary 5/- black and yellow, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 136, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Falkland Islands1933 Centenary 5/- black and yellow, large part original gum, hinge remainder, fine. S.G. 136, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Falkland Islands1938-50 set of eighteen mint along with shades (50) neatly written up on pages, better shades including 5/- indigo and pale yellow-brown (no gum) and 10/- black and deep reddish orange, a fine specialised group. S.G. 146-163 etc. 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.

Finland1866-1967, duplicated mint and used selection housed in a stockbook, including some early issues, later issues with sets and part sets, unmounted mint, part original gum and used; mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Finland1875-1929 duplicated selection housed in a brown stockbook, many hundreds, including 1875-84 perf. 11 1m., perf. 12½ 1m., 1885 with values to 1m. (6), 10m., 1889-94 5m. original gum and three used, 10m. original gum (2) and three used, 1891-97 Ring Type with values to 7r. (part original gum and two used), 1917-33 with values to 25m. (4), 1918 Vaasa with values to 5m. (3), 1925-29 with values to 25m., 1928 Exhibition set (2), etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceDuplicated mint and used stock housed in three stockbooks and loose contained in a carton, including 1863-70 1c. block and strip of four, 1893-1941 Postage Due GC paper 15c. imprint and millisime block of four, 1900-06 Merson 50c. block of four, 1903 Sower die proof without value in pale rose without value, 20c. 20 singles and four millisime pairs, 25c. block of 8, 30 singles and six millisime pairs, 1908 Postage Due 20c. Millisime pair (2), 1914 (Sept.) Red Cross 10c. + 5c. (20), 1923-36 Pasteur 1f. (3 blocks of 4), 1f. 25 block of four, 1953 Sports set imperforate, 1960 Art 50c., 65...

FranceDuplicated mostly used selection of issues to about 1900 in a maroon stockbook, including 1849-52 15c. (4), 40c. (19), 1f. (19), 1852-52 10c. (3), 1862 1c. (15), 80c, (50 including a strip of four), 163-70 4c. (20+), 1869 5f. (2), 1870-71 perf. Siege 10c. (11), imperf. Siege 1c. (7), 2c. (10), 4c. (12), 40c. (8), 80c. (11), etc., very mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceSelection on stock pages, including 1849-52 15c., 1f. (2), 1925 Paris 5f. on cover registered to Germany, 1930 Sinking Fund set of three on cover registered to Italy, 1931 Sinking Fund set of three on three covers, 1949 CITEX 10f. strip of three, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1849-1958 mainly mint collection in "Autour Du Monde" pre-printed album including 1852 Présidence 10c. and 25c. used, 1859-60 Empire imperforate to 80c. used, 1870 Bordeaux 1c. olive, 2c. red-brown, 5c. yellow-green, 40c. orange and 80c. rose all used, Merson 40c. red and blue to 5fr. blue and buff, Sowers Lignée and Cammée to 2fr., both 1914-18 Red Cross issues, 1917 Orphans to 25c.+15c., 1921 Nurse issue, 1922 Orphans to 1fr.+25c., 1928-31 Caisse d'amortissément, 1929 Tourist issue to 10fr., 1934 Jacques Cartier to 1fr.50c. SS Normandie (both shades), thereafter complete mint to 1955,...

FranceCollection1849-1942 mainly mint collection in pre-printed black album inclduing 1849 Cérès 10c. to 40c. used, perforated Empire issue to 5fr. used, Bordeaux issue 1c. and 2c. mint and then to 40c. used, Sage virtually complete used, Mouchon Retouché to 25c., Merson to 3fr., 1914-1919 Nurse and Red Cross issues , 1917 Orphans to 25c+15c, 1926-27 Orphans set of four, Caisee d'amorissment complete, 1929 Toruist issue to 10fr., Jacques Cartier set of two, SS Normandie (both shades), 1937 Pexip miniature sheet, 1936 Aeroplane over Paris to 3fr. 50c., Timbres Taxe, Preoblitérés virtually comp...

FranceCollection1862-1879 perforated Empire Issue specialised used collection on pages including a variety of cancellations and datestamps with values to 80c. including a selection of coversSubject 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.

France1876-1900 "Sage" Issue1876-1900 mainly used virtually complete collection in stockbook including Type I 1c. green (2) and dark green, 2c. green (2), Type II 10c. green, 75c. rose, 1877-90 5fr. violet on rose (3), 1892-1900 50c. rose (3), 2fr. bistre on azure, 1887 imperforate re-impressions etc. Spink Maury €3,600+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1949 CITEX miniature sheet, unmounted mint, very slight gum toning in margin at right; fine. Spink Maury €930Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

France1953 Sports set in imperforate coin date blocks of four from the lower left corner of the sheets, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 1185-1190, Spink Maury 960-965, €1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceIntelligence Forgeries: 1939 Mercury 30c. red (sheet of 16, four blocks of four), Iris 1f. 50, Petain 50c. and 1f. sheets of twenty, unmounted mint, a few minor wrinkles and some split perfs., fine. Spink Maury 2-3, 5, 7, €1,672Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesMint collection housed in four stockbooks contained in a carton, including Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroun, Chad, Comoro Islands 1950-54 Air, Dahomey, Fezzan, French Equatorial Africa 1944 Resistance set, 1944 Liberation set, 1953-55 Air set, Gabon, Senegal, Togo, etc., chiefly fine with most unmounted mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesAlgeriaDuplicated mint and used selection in a stockbook, including 1946 Air 5f to 40f. in blocks of 15 (5x3), 1950 U.P.U. (9 sets), 1950 Fruits set of three Epreuves, 1950 Abd-et-Kader set of two Epreuve, 1952 Cherchal set of six Epreuves, 1952 Red Cross 12f. + 3f. three die proofs in different colours, 1957 Red Cross set of two Epreuves, a few other Colonies, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesCameroun1941 Spitfire Fund 1f. 25 + 10f. lake and 2f. 25 + 10f. ultramarine, both in a vertical pair containing the inverted "a" in "General" variety; the first pair original gum, the second cancelled to order, fine. S.G. 190a, 190b, £1,090+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesFrench MoroccoDuplicated mint and used selection housed in a stockbook contained in a carton, including 1891-1900 50c. on 50c., Postage Die 50c. on 50c. (5), 1902-10 50c. on 50c., 1911017 with values to 1p. on 1f., 1923-27 with values to 10f., 1942 Refugees (2), later issues, Air Mails, Postage Dues, Parcel Post, Tangier, some Spanish Morocco, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesNew Caledonia1932 Paris-Noumea flight 40c. and 50c., unmounted mint, violet handstamp on reverse; fine. S.G. 183-184, £1,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesSt. Pierre and Miquelon1941-42 "france libre", stamps of 1932-33, 40c. brown and blue with overprint inverted, part original gum; fine and scarce. S.G. 250a, £1,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesSt. Pierre and Miquelon1941-42 "france libre", stamps of 1938-40, 55c. turquoise-blue, original gum; fine and very rare. Violet handstamp and pencilled signatures on the reverse. S.G. 272, £14,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesTunisia1888 75c. rose on pale rose block of four, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; fine and fresh. S.G. 7, £340+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

FranceFrench ColoniesTunisia1888 5f. mauve on pale lilac, original gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 8, £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gambia1909 MCA 7½d. brown and blue showing dented frame, (R.1/6 left pane), fine mint. S.G. 79a, £275Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Gambia1909 MCA 10d. sage-green and carmine showing dented frame, (R.1/6 left pane), fine mint. S.G. 80a, £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

German Colonies1900-1960 mint and used collection including Cameroon 1900-1919 to 5m., Caroline Islands set of thirteen to 5m., German East Africa 1901 set of twelve mint (1r. and 3r. used) and change of currency 1905-20 to 3r. mint and some used, German New Guinea 1914-19 to 5m. mint, German South West Africa 1906-19 set to 5m. mint, Kiaochow 1901 set to 5m. mint and 1905-18 Lozenges set to 20½d., Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Togo; Germany including Allied Occupation 1949 Hanover Trade Fair miniature sheet mint, Federal Republic 1949 Refugees' relief fund set of four used, 1951-5...

German ColoniesCameroun 1900-11 5m. carmine and black, tied to piece by single Duala c.d.s. (R.P.S. Certificate 1961), German South West Africa 1901 5m. carmine and black, tied to piece by two Swakopmund datestamps, Mariana Islands 1901 5m. carmine and black, tied to piece by single Saipan c.d.s. (R.P.S. Certificate 1958); a fine trio. S.G. £1,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

German ColoniesSouth West Africa1897-1900 prepared for use but not issued 25pf. orange and 50pf. chocolate, large part original gum; fine. See footnote after S.G. 4, £650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

GermanyMint and used selection on pages, including 1923 Inflation provisionals, 1936 Brown Ribbon miniature sheet on cover, 1938 Brown Ribbon 42pf. + 108pf. on cover, East Germany 1954 Stamp Day miniature sheet (2), etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

GermanySelection housed in four stockbooks and on stock pages contained in a carton, including 1923 1Md. on 100M. deep reddish purple (2), 1923 Air 200m. imperf. single from the top of the sheet, 1942 Brown Ribbon 42pf. + 108pf. (72 unmounted mint), Berlin 1956 Stamp Day 25pf. + 10pf. (100+), East Germany 1953 Architects (100+ mint sets), 1953 Patriots (56 mint sets), booklets with se-tenant pairs and blocks, Togo 1897-98 25pf. (4), 50pf. (2), etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany1930 Zeppelin South America flight 2m. bright blue (2), used with 1926-31 Air 20pf. (2) and 1928-32 10pf. scarlet on postcard to Philadelphia dated 18 May 1930, special cachet in red, green Lakehurst arrival on the reverse, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany1930 Zeppelin South America flight 2m. on card and 4m. on envelope, both to the same addressee in Sao Paulo, Friedrichshafen cancellations, special cachets in red, arrival datestamps; a trifle soiled and a few stained perfs., fine. S.G. 456-457Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Germany1930 (18 May) Zeppelin South America flight cover to Sao Paulo franked 1923 100pf. (4) with Friedrichshafen cancellations, special cachet in red, also 1931 (18 Sept.) second Zeppelin South America flight cover franked 1923 100pf., 1926-27 50pf., 1926-31 Air 50pf. (3) on the front and Air 10pf. (6) and 20pf. (2) on reverse, special cachet in violet; some small age stains and faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

GermanyWest GermanyA duplicated mint and used selection housed in five albums or stockbooks contained in a carton, including some Allied occupations, Berlin, booklets, miniature sheets, coil strips, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gibraltar1973 4p. "Skull", variety gold ("gibraltar") omitted, unmounted mint, fine. Rare. S.G. 310a, £6,000. 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.

Great BritainPostal History1690-1920 collection of ninety-four covers, two fronts and three pieces, including 1690 entire addressed to "Board of their Majst Navy", 1830 to London with fine red step type "falmouth/ship letter" on reverse, 1840 (7 Jan.) entire to Saxmundham with manuscript "4"of the uniform fourpence post, 1849 stampless visiting card envelope with red "paid/hertford/1d." in circle uniform Penny Post handstamp, additional "½", Free covers, mileage markings, Ship Letters, undated circles, duplex cancellations, etc., chiefly good to fine. An interesting groupSubject to 20% VAT...

Great BritainPostal History1709-1881 collection of seventy-two items and 3 loose stamps in a black album, including 1832 to London with "Bath/By Post", framed "old down" and red g.p., 1866 franked 1d. with scarce Exeter "Thimble" duplex cancellation, 1881 covers (2) bearing 1d. Inland Revenue, Bishop marks, Mileage marks, Additional "½", Penny Post, Inspectors Crown, Ship Letters, Traveller, Uniform Penny Postage, Duplex cancellations, etc., chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1711 (7 July) entire letter from Exeter to Liverpool bearing a slightly over-inked strike of the Bishop mark Exeter "E" dated "7". Entire with some fraying to edges of folds. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1761 (23 June) entire letter addressed to the "Foundling Hospital London", on reverse and opening well for display superb Temple type 3, Dockwra handstamp "post/payd/peny/t/we" and manuscript "Stevenson" receiver; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1803 (14 July) entire letter to London with superb red "Apple" type "free" datestamp and "coleshill/104" mileage marking, signed by D.S. Dugdale at the lower left but signed inside P.B. Dugdale, indicating possible abuse of privilege; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1806 (26 April), decorated embossed "Dobbs" letter sheet with embossed coat of arms and "virtute et opera", from the Earl of Fife at Fife House to the Earl of Buchan in Edinburgh and with interesting contents regarding the House of Lords, "Apple" type Free datestamp; central filing fold. An exceptionally rare and very early type of decorated letter sheetSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1819-73, selection of forty items, including inspectors marks (4), 1840 entire letter to Edinburgh with manuscript "4" uniform 4d. postage, 1840 Mulready 1d. front, 1851-53 1d. red-brown with No. 4 in Maltese Cross on cover, another with No. 9 in Maltese Cross, strip of six on 1850 cover to Edinburgh, another strip of six on large part 1849 entire from Dorchester to London, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1823 (17 Nov.) entire to Wandsworth Road with fine red flat topped "3" (Willcocks & Jay L621) with framed "T.P./Wandsworth" in the same colour alongside, c.d.s. on reverse; a trifle soiled. A rare By Post letter. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1824 (24 March) entire letter with "cranbrook/51" mileage on reverse and "Maidstone/Penny Post" on the front, endorsed "Refused, Expected 10 days before useless", 1833 (25 Dec.) entire letter to London with manuscript "Money Letter" and framed "No. 1", 1838 (Oct. 18) entire letter with red script "Colchester/Penny Post", good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1825 (19 March) entire letter from Havana to London with superb red step type "ship letter/devonport" (Robertson S.5); a trifle soiled and traces of staining along a horizontal filing fold. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1826 (10 July) entire letter to London with fine double ring "calcutta/general post office" handstamp with date inserted by hand on the front, red Calcutta datestamp of 17 July, framed "india letter/milford" (Robertson In. 1) on the reverse; fine and very scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1828 (10 July) entire letter to Brighton, from a prisoner held in the King's Bench Prison, requesting money from a friend, with superb framed "Belvide/s Plc/"; fine and rare. With interesting contents regarding conditions and other prisoners. Also a coloured print of the prison. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1829 entire letter from Madras to London, on reverse fine step type "milford/ship letter" (Robertson S.3), red arrival datestamp (23.7) and black seal on reverse; a scarce Ship Letter marking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1830 (ca.) entire to Castle Cary Somerset with good framed "Shept'n Mallet/5th Clause Post", framed "No. 2" and "Addl/½" markings; small stain on the front but fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1830 (7 Sept.) entire letter to Wells with framed "No.3" on the front and framed "Crewkerne/5th. Cl. Post" on the reverse, superb strikes but both crossed by clean filing folds; small portion around the seal on reverse cut out and replacedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1835 (9 May) entire letter to Braintree, on reverse framed "Crewkerne/5 Cl. Post" (Willcocks & Jay 413, rarity G), 1835 (16 Nov.) entire letter to Tenby with framed "Llaugharne/5 Clause Post" (Willcocks & Jay 1269, rarity H); poor but decipherable strikes of these rare markingsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1836 (26 March), long printed "Office of Poor Law Commissioners, pursuant to Act of Parliament passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King William the Fourth" entire letter to Kent with fine red "(Crown)/Free" datestamp; small perimeter faults but scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1837 (27 March) long entire letter to the Royal Hospital Chelsea with a fine "Bristol/5th. Cls Post" and fair straight line "thornbury" alongside on the front and with Bristol c.d.s. on the reverse; clean filing folds with one affecting the fifth clause marking. ScarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1855 (Feb. 6) entire letter to Brampton franked 1d. with Scottish "108" numeral cancellation of Dumfries, alongside superb script "Too Late", dated markings on the reverse; fine and of Exhibition qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1941-45, an extensive WWII correspondence between (Wilfred) John Tremlow of the Royal Engineers to his fiancé, May C. McKirdy in Glasgow. He was with Middle East Forces from 1941 to November 1943, first as Staff Sargent then Captain, then Naples (garrison engineer), Italy to July 1945 when he was finally demobbed as Major. The correspondence also includes a hundred or so from her to him, mainly associated with the latter part of the war. The correspondence contains a wide range of covers - Active Service envelopes, Air Mail letter cards, registered (used for sending...

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (13 May), article concerning an experiment of Rowland Hill's plan in Gloucestershire, involving the reduction in Postage from 4d. to 1d.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (24 May), "Select Committee on Postage. Plan of Mr. Rowland Hill. 5 - postage regulated according to weight", two full columnsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (5 July), "Uniform Penny Postage. facts and estimates as to the increase of letters", three quarter columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (8 July), "The Penny Postage Plan", concerning Rowland Hill and opposition by Sir Robert PeelSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (11 July), "Uniform Penny Postage", "to consider the propriety of passing resolutions in favour of Mr. Rowland Hill's plan of a uniform penny postage...", half column, the paper with oval "Board/of/Trade" handstampsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (18 July), "Reduction of Postage - Remarks on the mode of carrying into effect the reduction of Postage", concerning inter alia - Forgery, Dishonesty at the Post Office and labels falling off. Almost a full columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (23 July), "Postage Duties Bill", reserved comments from members of the house, worried about revenues dropping, nearly four columnsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (24 July), "Penny Postage", concerning petition of Mayor and c. 12,500 signatures of London Merchants supporting 1d. Postage, 1 columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (25 July) "Postage Duties Bill", concerning forgery, half columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (17 Aug.) "Penny Postage Stamped Envelopes", concerning the Mulready, Dickinson and glueing stamps, about half a columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (6 Sept.) "Postage", announcement from the Board of the Treasury concerning competition for labels with prize money offered.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (6 Sept.) "Postage", The Board of Treasury discusses the duties of Postage and the introduction of Penny Postage, and provides rules for the Treasury competition Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (31 Oct.) "Penny Postage" concerning 2,000 proposals for the Treasury competition. A four line articleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (27 Nov.) A letter to the Editor concerning forgery, about half a columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (12 Dec.) "Illegal regulations of the Treasury, Postage Rates Minute", letter to the editor from a lawyer concerning the correct weight used. One columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (24 Dec.) "Penny Post", letter to the editor including complaints concerning the careless delivery of letters, such as one left under a knockerSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1839 (27 Dec.) "Reform (?) in Postage", letter to the Editor, a disgruntled writer complains that he was charged 3d. for receiving a letter, abuse of Parliamentary privilege, etc.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (1 Jan.) "Penny Postage", letters to the Editor concerning method of delivery and a suggestion that the Treasury competition winners are namedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (6 March) "Post Office Paper for stamped covers", concerning the contract awarded to Mr. John DickinsonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (27 April) "Treasury Warrant" including numerous details concerning the weight and transmission of letters. Over one columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (6 May), "Post Office Adhesive Stamps", "Post-Office Stamps", two advertisements for the new stamps on the official first day of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (9 May), "Postage Stamps", concerning a Parliamentary exchange regarding distribution and overchargingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (15 May), with advertisements, including one for a letter balanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (14 July) "Postage Envelope", concerning the replacement of the Mulready "Landscape of Savages, camels, barrels and Britannia" by the 1d. pink envelopeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (3 Aug.) "The new Postage", concerning the monopoly of the Post Office, registration of letters, quadrupling of letters in London, Ships mail and Mr. Warburton praises the Governments courage, zeal and perseverance in improving the new PostageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (8 Aug.) "The Penny Postage", regarding the duties of a Post Office to sell Postage labels and coversSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (19 Aug.), "The Penny Postage", concerning overcharging of letters sent to soldiersSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (2 Sept.) "Fore's Envelopes" Referring to the Mulready envelope as "ludicrous", with caricaturists doing "their best to show up these monstrous and universally circulating labels upon the public taste", recommending "those who buy Post-Office envelopes merely for fun - we suppose few purchase them with any other object - to purchase Mr. Fore's envelopes insteadSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1840 (Oct. 20), "To the editor of the Times", concerning the times for selling stamps, and whether an agent can sell only a minimum numberSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1841 (18 June), "The General Post Office", article concerning a summons against the Post Office for a refund, in respect of foreign postage; three quarter columnSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1842 (1 Oct.) "Folly Lymington", article concerning a lady promised £3,000 on her marriage, by her uncle, if she managed to collect 720,000 postage labels off letters, with a plea to the public to send these "useless scraps" to the Milford Post OfficeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1842 (6 Oct.) "Curious Contract" Following the "ridiculous condition" relating to the Shropshire folly referred to in the 1 October issue, large sums have happily been raised instead for charitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1844 (15 March) "Stamped Postage Paper", a long article concerning Postage labels, forgery and Dickinson's stamped envelopesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1844 (19 April) "Stamped Letter Paper", an article showing a list of prices at which half sheets can be sold to the publicSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1844 (15 July) Concerning "A stench barely endurable", emanating from letters and parcels, owing to the enclosure by a surgeon of body parts for dissection, whose oozing blood had nearly caused parcel destruction, which was disgusting and a gross abuseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1845 (23 Jan.) "The Penny Postage", letters to the editor concerning £10,000 presented to Rowland Hill by the City of London Mercantile Committee and a response from HillSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Times"1854 (23 Feb.), an announcement of the imminent sale of the 6d. embossed stampsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Morning Herald"1840 (Oct. 24) "Postage by Private Ships", article pointing out that letters for her Majesty's dominions are not the exclusive privilege of the Post OfficeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Morning Chronicle"1846 (18 June) "The Rowland Hill Testimonial", a very detailed review and an analysis of Hill's Penny Postage over 2½ columnsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Morning Chronicle"1846 (19 June) An extraordinary hagiography of Sir Rowland Hill, expanding on the earlier testimonial (see previous lot), by underlining his privations, and heavily criticizing the Government for its ingratitude towards the founder of 1d. postageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Morning Chronicle"1847 (23 Feb.) A detailed consideration of Sir Rowland Hill's appointment as secretary to the Postmaster General, regretting the apparent lack of power involved, and Hill's seeming lack of ambition, with the report ending with the hope that "The end may be worthy of the beginning"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Morning Chronicle"1853 (26 Sept.) "The uniform Penny Stamp", a detailed analysis of receipt stamps, covering nearly 1½ columnsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History - Newspapers - The following 43 lots are complete Newspapers containing articles relating to the Post Office"The Illustrated London News"1860 (23 March) front page only with a fine engraving of Sir Rowland HillSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryA stunning Tonbridge Ware stamp box with an illustration of the Penny Black design on the lid inscribed "postage/stamps"; some lacquer damage to the lid and sides; attractive and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryA superb scratch built model of a York to London Royal Mail coach of 1827, 52x20x27cm. and mounted on a base; attractive and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyA small group of unused with 1d. wrapper A21, 2d. wrapper a96 and envelope a199 (vertical crease); also facsimile made in Leipzig an 1896 (badly split); some soiling, etc. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA22, dated 1 May 1841, from Gravesend to London, crisp watery black (grey) Maltese Cross cancellation, dated markings on reverse; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA30, dated 13 May 1841 to Plymouth, superb central black Maltese Cross cancellation, blue Launceston c.d.s. on reverse; slight wrinkles and a little soiled, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA54, with blue "English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance" advertisement (Specialised MA120b), dated 11 May 1841, superb distinctive Manchester "Fishtail" Maltese Cross cancellation, dated markings of Manchester and Wigan on reverse; uncreased and outstanding. Specialised £8,000. Photoprovenance:Yates (1949)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA80, dated 15 Nov. 1840, to Liverpool, with three black Maltese Cross cancellations (and part of a fourth, arranged in a line), on reverse fine blue Cookstown c.d.s., addressee's name partly erased, fine. With a message on the interior "You will much oblige me by forwarding the enclosed letter by your packet of the 19th. instant to New York". Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA131, dated 16 Oct. 1840, used within London, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation struck to the right of Britannia and with green T.P/Chancery Lane alongside; some soiling and creasing, mostly on the reverse, fine. An attractive use of the experimental black Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA139, dated 26 May 1840 from Colchester to Devon and re-addressed to London, red Maltese Cross cancellation, manuscript "2" and red double ring "more/to/pay" all on the front, dated marking on front and reverse, fine. A rare and fascinating May Date Mulready. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA189, clear "c/my - 6/1840" first day of official use Evening duty datestamp on reverse, very fine central red Maltese Cross cancellation with faint "T.P./Berkley Sq." below, addressed to Lady Elizabeth Thackeray in Alresford; light natural wrinkles and a little soiled. Fine and rare. E. Diena Certificate (1996). Specialised £18,000. Photoliterature:Recorded in "May Dates" by Mike JacksonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Pence Letter Sheetsa99, dated 5 Sept. 1844 to Birmingham, crisp "499" barred oval cancellation of Manchester, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse; small scissors cut to flap on reverse, otherwise very fine and uncreased. Rare. S.G. ME3, £2,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1869 Paris Exhibition 2d. blue, Plate 9: QK, imperforate on soft white card, paper hinge remnants, tiny surface scuffs, fine. Only one sheet of 240 printed. Specialised DP49, £5,000. 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.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaRH showing moderate Plate wear, good to very large margins all round, superb upright red Maltese Cross cancellation which just ties the stamp at left to entire to Littlehampton, also tied "through" the cover, and with clear red Guildford MY 6 1840, first official day of use c.d.s. on the reverse across flap; filing fold and a little scuffed on the left of the address panel; fine. A rare and attractive Penny Black first day cover. P. Holcombe (1989), E. Diena (1996) and Mike Jackson (2019) Certificates. Specialised £160,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on B...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbEG with good to large margins, a light strike of a scarlet-red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbHA part of sheet margin and inscription "In Wetting the B...." and with large to very large margins other sides, red Maltese Cross cancellation and tied to piece by "Charing Cross"; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbJB, constant variety, good to very large margins showing a portion of the stamp to the right, unused and partly regummed; there is a very heavy vertical crease. A stamps of fresh appearance. Specialised AS5j, £13,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbKI-KL horizontal strip of four, KL showing recut sideline variety, close to large margins, four crisp red Maltese Cross cancellations. A fine and attractive strip. 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 IbPF, recut sidelines, in a slightly greyish shade, small to large margins, unused; partly regummed. Specialised AS5h, £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 IbPL in a light shade, good to very large margins and cancelled by a slightly smudged strike of blood-red Maltese Cross; there is a light vertical bend. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbQE, good to large even margins, an indistinct strike of a dark red Maltese Cross; light ageing. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbSD with good to very large margins, just tied by red-orange Maltese Cross on letter to Ayr bearing, on the reverse, Edinburgh 1841 (5 Feb.) c.d.s.; vertical folding crease. An attractive cover. PhotoNote: there is a non-constant flaw in the N.E. corner, probably from a small foreign object on the printing plateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIDK good to large margins all round, tied to piece by upright, crisp red Maltese Cross with undated circular "clifton" alongside and with red Bristol c.d.s. of 31 May 1840 (fourth Sunday) c.d.s. on the reverse; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIFI with small to very large margins showing a fragment of the stamp to the right, with a central and vertical strike of a red Maltese Cross in an opaque orange-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 IIFJ good to very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at top, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to printed "linen and woollen draper" invoice; superb red "stratford on avon/jy 6/1840" datestamp on reverse; ghost of a stamp impression at left, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIID with good to large even margins, with a central strike of red Maltese Cross; 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 IIKB, large to enormous margins all round and showing portions of four adjoining stamps, red Maltese Cross cancellation; a little soiled, still an exceptional example. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIAA, good to large margins all round, tied by two red Maltese Cross cancellations (contrary to Post Office instructions) to entire, dated July 1840, to Bermondsey Square, endorsed "Paid" at lower left and deleted, marked on reverse "Not known in Bermondsey Square"; minor imperfectionsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.