Stamps and Covers of Great Britain

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Stamps and Covers of Great Britain

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Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA25, dated 1840 (28 May), addressed to Sussex, central red Maltese Cross cancellation; superb datestamp, clean and uncreased. Specialised ME1, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA25, dated 1840 (7 July), addressed to Leeds fine central red Maltese Cross cancellation with black "portugal st." and superb red script Too Late (very rarely seen on a Mulready); fine and of Exhibition qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny LettersheetA63, 1840 (31 Jul.) addressed to Burnley and additonally franked with 1840 1d. black, plate Ib, BL (recut corners), tied by orange-red Maltese cross and with a further central strike to the letter sheet; a few peripheral creases to the reverse otherwise very fine and hugely rare thus. Brandon Certificate (2000)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA67 with blue printed "Family Endowment " advertisement, Specialised MA127c, dated 23 Sept. 1840 to Liverpool, red Maltese Cross cancellation and with c.d.s. on reverse, fine and with enclosure on Family Endowment Society headed note paper; fine and attractive. Also Southgate caricature number 2, unused, soiled and wrinkledSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny LettersheetA234, 1840 (26 Sept.) from London to Ireland, deftly hand-coloured and cancelled by crisp red Maltese cross, Charing Cross handstamp (26.9) on reverse; a fine and rare hand-painted Mulready. Brandon Certificate (2018)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny LettersheetStereo obscured, 1841 (1 Jun.) from Carlisle to Lady Mary Howard in London additionally franked with 1841 1d. red on blued paper, TI, cancelled by Maltese Cross in black and with central strike alongside, the adhesive has a pre-printing paper crease, lettersheet with some creasing and small tears to reverse, Carlisle c.d.s. to reverse; Mulready lettersheets uprated with 1d. reds are very rare. Brandon Certificate (2000)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA141, 1840 (6 Jul.) hand-painted envelope from London to Glasgow, re-directed to Largs, cancelled with red Maltese cross and with manuscript '1' in magenta and 'glasgow paid' handstamp in orange, attractive and very rare. Brandon Certificate (2006)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA143, dated 15th July 1840, from London to Chard with a fine strike of red London Maltese Cross with solid centre, red wax seal on reverse; fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA155, addressed to Burford, with superb upright and central red Maltese Cross cancellation and equally fine Charing Cross Maltese datestamp of 6 May 1840 (first official day of use) on reverse (opening well for display); small stain from seal visible on the front. One of the finest First Day Mulreadys known. With R.P.S. Certificate (1981). Specialised ME2, from £25,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesA172, dated 1840 (12 May) from Bath to Cambridge, red Maltese Cross cancellation with double ring "more/to/pay" in the same colour below, endorsed 2 more to pay, arrival datestamp on the front; some faults and a little fragile but a very early date and of good appearance. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopesStereo obscured, addressed to Holborn, superb upright and central red Maltese Cross cancellation and with framed "mill hill" on the front, red of 29 June 1840 on the reverse; a little wrinkled, fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Pence EnvelopeA197 1844 (Oct. 18) from London to Ledbury cancelled by very crisp "newington butts / 2d. paid" in blue and London tombstone d.s. both contrary to regulations being struck below Britannia, with further Ledbury 19.10.44 d.s. on reverse; the design has been embellished in pen, the seated woman at left now cradling a baby, and, under the flap reads "I hope the postman will not steal this letter for the sake of the picture!". Some faults, mostly visible on the reverse, nevertheless a rare and appealing coverprovenance:MayflowerNotes: Illustrated in 'The...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Pence EnvelopesA198, dated 1841 (13 June) to Lancaster, endorsed Registered 746 and 1/- Registered, central black Maltese Cross cancellation and with Carlisle c.d.s. at lower left, on reverse fine and largely intact red wax seal of the Cumberland and Carlisle bank; minor tear to the top flap but otherwise clean and uncreasednote: This is believed to be one of only two complete Registered 2d. Mulready envelopes, both of which are from the same correspondence and posted within 5 days of each other. and the only recorded example not uprated with an adhesive stamppr...

Great BritainMulready Caricatures and Illustrated Envelopes1840 Spooner caricature front from Windsor (AU 17) with additional 1d. plate 1a. with three margins cancelled by red MC, the reverse bearing a wax seal of the Great Seal of Windsor, few faults, nevertheless a most unusual item.provenance:Chartwell, 2012Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMulready Caricatures and Illustrated envelopes1876 (17 Feb.) envelope to South Devon with handcoloured illustration "The angry balding man", franked 1d. with Dartmouth "237" duplex cancellation; flap missing from the reverse. Attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainMulready Caricatures and Illustrated Envelopes1897 (15 May) envelope addressed to Miss Geraldine King-Harman. Government House, Gibraltar, franked 1887 2½d. purple on blue, with a beautiful handpainted illustration of a monkey climbing a tree having stolen the bonnet of a crying child, arrival datestamp on reverse; small part of flap missing. A superb envelope from the series painted by Hugh RoseSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainMulready Caricatures and Illustrated Envelopes1897 (30 Nov.) envelope addressed to His Honour C.A. King Harman, C.M.G. Governor of Sta. Lucia, West Indies, franked 1887 2½d. purple on blue (2) and depicting a beautiful hand painted illustration of a bird sitting in twigs with a knife and axe alongside, arrival datestamp on reverse; another magnificent cover painted by Hugh RoseSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaCH, variety watermark inverted, four good margins, struck with a superb black Maltese Cross; very fine and rare. Specialised AS1g, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaEC, slightly worn impression, large margins, tied to piece by a fine and upright strike of the red Maltese Cross in a reddish orange shade, leaving the Queen's profile nearly clear; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaGA, large even margins, variety watermark inverted, crisp impression and lightly cancelled by clear red Maltese Cross; superb qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaFL, a lovely delicate impression, small part of sheet margin at right good to large margins other sides, crisp ands practically complete red Maltese Cross cancellation; superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaHH, large to enormous margins, very fine impression cancelled by Maltese cross in magenta; an exceptional example. R.P.S. Certificate (1943). Specialised A1vdSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaHK in a deep shade with close to large margins, unused with part original gum, lower margin very skillfully added with small parts of the design painted in, otherwise fine and very presentable. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). S.G. AS1, £22,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaJC, close to large margins with very worn plate, cancelled by delicate red Maltese Cross, very fine Specialised AS3, £525Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaJG, early impression in intense black, LE and GE, all with close to good margins and cancelled by red Maltese Cross, mostly fine, LE with minor imperfectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaRA grey-black shade showing Plate wear, good to enormous margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, bold black Maltese Cross cancellation (rare on this Plate); fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaRH, good to large margins and struck with superb strike of brown Maltese Cross; a lovely example. Specialised AS2vi, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaTD, four good margins on entire letter used on the 8th of May (Third Day of Use) from Manchester addressed to Southport neatly cancelled by red MC, the reverse with "Manchester" c.d.s. for "MY 8 1840", the personal letter, dated inside May 7 1840, includes the lines "What think you of the stamps? I enclose one or two as you may not have seen any yet. I expected a much prettier one. They are to be fixed on the letter in the place occupied by that on this letter...". A fascinating exhibition item, detailed Jackson certificate (2019). Spec. A1(2)*tcSubje...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaTG, large to enormous margins and part marginal inscription at foot, cancelled by crisp red Maltese cross, a very fine and handsome example, rare thus; signed on the reverse in pencil. Brandon Certificate (2018)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaTL, even margins all round, slightly worn plate, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, fine and scarce. Specialised AS2f, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbBK clear to very large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at top, tied to entire letter to Chesterfield, dated 9 Nov. 1840 and cancelled by a Maltese Cross which is composed of a separate combination of red and black inks, superb undated watton le wear in black at lower left; two light vertical filing folds well clear of the adhesive. Fine and very rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbCB, enormous balanced margins, cancelled by red Maltese cross; pressed horizontal crease at top not affecting the appearance otherwise a fine example. R.P.S. Certificate (1992)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbDL, part sheet margin at right, good margins elsewhere, lightly struck with red Maltese cross; very slightly thinned right on the edge of the sheet margin, otherwise very fresh and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbEA, large margins affixed contrary to regulations in the upper-left corner to entire letter addressed to the poet William Wordsworth at his home, Rydal Mount in Ambleside, tied by red Maltese Cross and with Kendal double-arc datestamp in blue on reverse (23.7.40), the contents relate to a consignment of postage stamps; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbGK with good to large margins all round, variety twisted re-entry altering the position of the check letters, tied to 1840 (4 Dec.) entire letter addressed to Cardiff by red Maltese Cross, pressed filing fold crossing the stamp otherwise an attractive cover. Specialised AS6dSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbHG, large even margins, cancelled by almost complete and virtually upright red Maltese cross and tied to small piece; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1992)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbJK, intense black shade, good to large margins and with small portion of adjoining adhesive visible at foot, cancelled by almost complete bright red Maltese cross; a very fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLG, large to enormous margins, lovely fine impression cancelled by an almost complete, perfectly struck Maltese cross in bright red; superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLH, intense black shade, small to large margins all round, tied to entire letter by a red Maltese Cross in a scarlet-vermilion shade, dated dated 2 Dec. 1840, from Welshpool to Leicester (interestingly before the advent of the solid centre Maltese Cross); strengthened alongs some folds, fine and the stamp showing traces of curved marks (possibly a re-entry) in the North West squareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLK, Plate VI IF and another NK, each tied to separate entire letter from the same correspondence to Nottinghamshire, the first cancelled in red, the others in black; faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLL, tight to large margins, regummed with crease and repairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbNL, slightly uneven but clear to very large margins, lightly cancelled with a red Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbRH, good to large margins, crisp impression cancelled by superb Maltese cross in red; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbSG good to very large margins all round, tied to entire letter to London by a red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile completely untouched, on reverse Glasgow datestamp of 22 July 1849; light central filing fold well clear of the adhesive, very fine and highly attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbTL showing moderate Plate wear, good margins all round, black Plymouth distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and rare.. Specialised AS6ui, £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbCB, CH, EJ (re-entry), PF, NK (bleuté paper), GF, TI, all four margins, CB and GF particularly good, and cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. Together with 1d. red Ib PB-PC pair (re-entry), QI and SA (third repair) all with clear margins and cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. No major faults, a fine and valuable group.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAA, a beautiful delicate impression with parts of sheet margin at top and left, very large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, tied to entire to Perth by red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile completely clear, on reverse Maltese Cross datestamp of 16 Nov. 1840; immaculately clean and fresh. Of Exhibition qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAB, good to large margins, affixed to entire letter from St. Columb, Cornwall to Wellington, Somersetshire, tied by bright red Maltese cross, St. Columb double-arc datestamp in blue (13.10.40) on reverse, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAC, good margins all round, tied by clear Maltese Cross in reddish shade to 1840 (20 Dec.) wrapper to Edinburgh, some minor rubbing to wrapper though mostly fine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAF, part of sheet margin at top, very large margins other sides, deep red Maltese Cross cancellation; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAF small to good margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation, on entire from Wellington to Birmingham and with fine red datestamps on reverse; clean and uncreasedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAJ with good to large margins all round on 1848 (8 Sept.) envelope to Uxbridge, tied by London Numeral 8, with London despatch d.s. and Uxbridge d.s. on reverse. The envelope with some minor faults though a superb example of this rarity, scarcely found on cover. Mike Jackson Certificate (2021) which illustrates that the stamp is tied to the cover and 'through the cover'. S.G. AS14; A1za, £9,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAK, black and red matched pair, both with large even margins, the former cancelled by almost complete rich red Maltese cross and the red cancelled by part black Maltese cross; a fine pairingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

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

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIFA, good to large margins and full sheet margin at left with part inscription, minor crease in the margin at upper left; cancelled by light Maltese cross in a purple-magenta shade; a lovely example. Brandon Certificate (2016)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIFL, large balanced margins, fine impression cancelled by Maltese cross in purple, superb and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). Specialised A1vdSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIGA, good balanced margins, struck with a superb complete red Maltese cross; a very fine and handsome exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIHJ with good to large margins, without ray flaw, cancelled by delicate Maltese Cross in red, very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). S.G. AS15fSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIHK, close to large margins all round, tied by straight line charing cross h.s. and Maltese Cross in red to wrapper addressed to Maida Hill, the stamp lifted and re-affixed and the cover with some minor faults, nevertheless an unusual combination of cancellations.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIA grey-black shade, part of sheet margin at left and very large margins other sides, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, dated 19 Jan. 1841, to Leeds, on reverse red Chesterfield c.d.s., fine and quite exceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIE, clear to good margins and crisp impression cancelled by a very clear strike of the startling and distinctive violet Maltese cross; a superb example of this rarity. R.P.S. Certificate (1972). Specialised A1vf, £12,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIII good to large margins all round, tied to entire letter by red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange shade, with framed Whithorn datestamp (12 Dec. 1840) in the same colour alongside; horizontal filing fold but very attractively addressedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIJG-KH a block of four, clear to large margins all round, cancelled by red MC, fine and rare, Brandon certificate (2017), Spec. AS15, £18,000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IILE-LF horizontal pair, LE constant variety, good to large margins all round, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellations; very fine and an attractive multipleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IINL, good to large margins and part sheet margin at right, cancelled by virtually complete orange-red Maltese cross; a very fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIPL with good to large margins, crisp central strike of a carmine-red Maltese Cross, a small mark on the reverse and a pressed light crease, nevertheless a stamp of great appearance, B.P.A. Certificate (2021)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIQI near intense black shade, good to large margins all round, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, dated 12 Sept. 1840, addressed to James Foster, Stourton Castle, Near Stourbridge (a prominent Worcestershire Iron Master and M.P.), Bilston c.d.s. on the front; attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IISI, good to large margins, fine impression struck with superb, almost complete and upright Maltese cross in red, pressed vertical crease not affecting the fine appearanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IITA with parts of sheet margins at left and foot, very large margins other sides, tied by an attractive red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter dated 5 June 1840 to Wolverhampton; small closed spike hole, fine and highly appealing. Signed MatlSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIFC, GB, GC, GF, GG, GH, JG (bleuté paper), MF, SJ, all with four margins, GG just touching at left, MF and SJ with faults, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. Together with 1d. red, plate II EB (ray flaw) cancelled by black Maltese Crosses; mostly fine, a good group.Subject 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 very large margins all round, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIAJ, close to good margins all round, tied by two strikes of Maltese Cross in red to 1840 (3 Oct.) wrapper from Greenock to Glasgow; together with Plate Ib, CE, close to good margins (a little roughly cut) tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 (20 Feb) entire letter from Greenock to London. Both fine examples of the Greenock redSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIBI, large to very large margins, beautifully cancelled by almost complete Maltese cross in orange-red; an exceptionally fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICG, good to large margins, affixed upside down and tied to "chester gazette" advertising sheet, addressed to Liverpool, endorsed "cannot be found in South John Street, 17th July", Chester c.d.s. on reverse, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICJ with small to large margins, cancelled by a neat strike of scarlet-red Maltese Cross, horizontal creasing otherwise fine, B.P.A. certificate (2021)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIEI good to large margins (very small scissors cut in the margin, clear of the design, in the South East corner), with a brilliant upright strike of the red Maltese Cross cancellation in an reddish-orange shade, on entire letter to Wells, with Taunton c.d.s. of 6 JY 1840 deleted and replaced by "taunton/6 jy 1840/py py post" both on the front; clean, fresh and exceptionally rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIHB, grey-black shade, large margins all round, tied by a superb red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter dated 11 July 1840 to London, on reverse superb red Llanelly c.d.s. and largely intact red wax seal; very attractive Welsh usage of this scarce PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIIK, good to large margins, tied by red Maltese cross to "a form of thanksgiving to almighty god for the safe delivery of the queen and the happy birth of a princess" which was issued to celebrate the birth of Princess Victoria the first born of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIME, four even margins and cancelled by a crisp strike of the distinctive Welshpool 'solid centre' Maltese cross, very fine and rare. Karl Knopke (2004) and David Brandon (2018) Certificates. Specialised A1ukSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIINE, clear to large margins, affixed to entire letter addressed to Gatehouse from Newtonstewart and tied by the distinctive purple-maroon Maltese cross associated with this town, backstamped 'newtonstewart/ 16 dec/ 1840' in the same colour ink; fine and very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). Specialised A2vd, £8,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIISJ worn impression, large margins superb crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine and highly attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICK, EF, DG, JG, KD, SE, all with four margins except DG which is just cut into at right, all cancelled by red Maltese Cross, mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVAF, good to large margins and 1841 1d. red-brown, OL tied to entire two sheet letter from South Petherton to London by black Maltese crosses and re-directed to Hastings; the stamps have been lifted and hinged in place. a very rare combination cover paying the 2d. rate. Brandon Certificate (1999)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVCI, KK, NH, SD (re-entry), all with four margins and cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, NH with large thin otherwise a good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IV FD-FE horizontal pair with small to large margins all round cancelled by two strikes of Maltese Cross in red, a touch of soiling at right, otherwise a handsome pair; together with Plate VI, AK, tied by black Maltese Cross to entire addressed to Dublin, the stamp with some faults though margins on three sidesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVGD, good to very large margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, pencil signature on reverse, very fine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVIA, good to large margins and part marginal inscription at left, cancelled by crisp red Maltese cross, superb and a lovely looking example. R.P.S. Certificate (2005)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVIA very large to huge margins and showing a good portion of the adjoining stamp at right, light red Maltese Cross cancellation; 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 IVJK, good to large margins, tied to entire "statement of the number of prisoners" document from Wakefield Prison, sent to Pontefract and sealed on the reverse with the 'house of correction/ wakefield' seal in blue, Wakefield c.d.s alongside (19.9.40); fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVPB, large even margins, deep impression struck with a dark red Maltese cross; very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1999)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVQL small part of sheet margin at right, good to enormous margins other sides and showing a good portion of the adjoining stamp at top. red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and an impressive exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VAD small to large margins, tied to small piece by black Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VAF, good to large margins all round, practically complete and upright distinctive Manchester "Fish tail" Maltese Cross cancellation; pressed horizontal crease, wonderful appearance. Specialised AS24uf, £900 compSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VBA-BB, left hand marginal horizontal pair, in intense shade, clear to large margins all round just cut into at top on the BA stamp, mint large part original gum, BA stamp showing retouched letters, fresh colour, fine and very rare, Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec AS 24/c £36,000++Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VFA, clear to large margins and full sheet margin with part inscription at left, affixed upside down and tied by Maltese cross in red to entire letter from Banbury addressed to Charles Wykeham-Martin at Leeds Castle, Maidstone. Fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2008)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VGD-HD, vertical pair, clear to large margins, affixed to 1841 (10 Feb.) part lettersheet to Norwich, tied by two red Maltese cross cancellations leaving the profiles clear; exceptional quality and late usage of the red Maltese cross, the black cross was introduced on 10th February 1841; superb and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VGD, good to large margins, tied to printed and signed double letter-sheet relating to the dissolution of a partnership, addressed to Messrs. Cocker & Sons, a further red Maltese cross on reverse; attractive and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1998)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VHB, good to large margins, affixed to small entire letter from Epsom to London, tied by two light strikes of maroon Maltese cross, Epsom double-arc datestamp to reverse; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2003)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VHK small to large margins, tied by superb red Maltese Cross cancellation in a vermilion shade to entire letter, dated 25 July 1840, from London to Loughborough, dated marking on the reverse; light and clean vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VKE, double letter E, unused without gum, good to large margins all round, a lovely delicate impression, fresh and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VKJ good to large margins all round, superb crisp and practically complete deep red Maltese Cross cancellation; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VLB intense black shade, small to good even margins, tied to piece by a bold red Maltese Cross cancellation in a vermilion shade; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VOK, in intense shade, clear to good margins all round, mint large part original gum, fine and rare, Brandon certificate (2019). S.G. Spec AS 24 £18,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VOK, four clear to good margin and light red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VRK intense black shade, large margins all round, tied to piece by a superb, crisp black Maltese Cross with another strike repeated alongside; very fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VSA small to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, tied to entire letter to the Earl of Arran, dated 7 Dec. 1840 to Bath, London c.d.s. on reverse; clean and uncreased, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VTA, large balanced margins and part sheet margin with inscription at foot, tied to entire letter from Lancaster to Manchester by red Maltese cross, Lancaster c.d.s. on reverse (2.8.40), fine and attractive usage. Signed Raybaudi and A.D(iena) in pencil. Brandon Certificate (2008)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VTK, good to large margins, tied by red Maltese cross to 'post magazine' addressed to Bristol, dated 20 November 1840, Bristol c.d.s. on reverse; fine and very rare thus. B.P.A. Certificate (1994). S.G. 2Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VA used group (18), all but three with four clear margins, together with red printing IE; one or two minor faults otherwise a valuable groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIAI, intense black shade, small to large margins all round, tied to piece by complete black Manchester "Fishtail" distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

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

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIEA, clear to large margins (a little uneven at top) tied to entire letter addressed to Lord Lindsay in London by crimson-red Maltese cross, the letter refers to paying the correct postage for letters, it reads in part "..you must remember to pay for every letter or else the receiver pays 2d....", Wigan double-arc datestamp on reverse; a scarce and very attractive coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIFJ, intense black, large even margins and tied to small piece by entire deep red Maltese Cross; stamp lifted from piece and replaced otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2021). Specialised AS40, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIHE, large margins and showing portions or traces of three adjoining stamps, TL, parts of sheet margin at right and at foot, large margins other sides, each tied to separate piece by black Maltese Cross cancellations; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIJ small to good margins all round, tied by a crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter dated 28 July 1840 to Loughborough; light central vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive. Fine and appealingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIJA, large margins on three sides and part sheet margin with inscription at left, affixed at lower left (contrary to regulations) to entire addressed to Dublin, tied by red Maltese cross, 'clara' double-arc datestamp to reverse (14.2.41), fine and unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIJL, good to large margins and full sheet margin at right with part inscription, cancelled by light slightly smudged pink-red Maltese cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIKG-LG vertical pair with close to good margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of Maltese Cross in red, fine. Specialised £1,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VILB, intense black shade and double letter L, good even margins all round, tied to piece by black Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

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

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIMI small to large margins all round, tied by smudges black Maltese Cross to entire letter (carrying two messages), dated 30 June 1840, addressed to a Maltster, with Nottingham c.d.s. on the reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VINA-NB, horizontal pair, four clear to large margins all round, mint large part original gum, paper crease, fresh colour and very fine appearance, Brandon certificate (2018).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIOE, good to large margins all round, tied to piece by Bristol orange Maltese Cross cancellation and showing Bristol c.d.s. of Oct. 16 1840 in the same colour; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIRE-RF horizontal pair intense black shade with clear to large margins (small scissors cut in the margin at top), tied by two red Maltese Cross cancellations to large part entire (no right flap) from Cardigan to Dolgelly; a horizontal filing fold just crosses the base of RE, otherwise fine and rare Welsh usageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VISE, good to large margins all round, crisp and practically complete Maltese Cross cancellation; stunningSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VITA parts of sheet margin at left and foot, good margins other sides, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VITH, tight to large margins, tied by Maltese Cross in paler red to 1840 (4 Sept.) entire letter to Wolverhampton. Fine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VITL, an enormous example from the lower right corner of the sheet with part marginal inscription, cancelled by red Maltese cross; rare so fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2004)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIGB, GE, HI, OJ, PJ, all with four margins and cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, one or two minor faults otherwise mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIAE, NJ, NF, PD, TL, all with four margins and cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, some minor faults though mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIICF, constant variety, slightly greyish shade, small to large margins all round, tied by a red Maltese Cross in an orange shade, to entire letter to Tenby, dated 9 Dec. 1840, with fine Bristol c.d.s. on the reverse; clean vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIGF, a lovely delicate impression with small to huge margins and showing traces of two adjoining stamps, tied by a superb red Maltese Cross cancellation to envelope, addressed to Sir William R. Kemp, Bart, dated 26 Nov. 1840 to Gissing, red Thetford c.d.s. on the reverse; clean and uncreasedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIINE-NF horizontal pair, clear to good margins, tied by crisp black Maltese Cross cancellations to entire letter to Hereford with Leominster c.d.s. of 23 Feb. 1841 on the reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIOH, four even margins and crisp impression, lightly cancelled by red Maltese cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIRC, large margins and clear red Maltese cross cancellation in red, a very fine example. R.P.S. Certificate (1992)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

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

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIISF-SH, horizontal strip of three with part original gum, good to large margins, enormous at top showing small part of adjoining adhesives; each stamp with fault, even toning throughout though a great multiple with attractive appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). Specialised AS46, £40,500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIITD, good to large margins all round, mint large part original gum, showing horizontal guide line through value. Eichele "An exceptionally fresh copy" and Brandon Certificates (2006).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIAJ, four even margins tied to mourning entire letter by red Maltese cross, from Campbelton and addressed to Inverary, boxed 'campbelton/ de 10/ 1840' boxed handstamp in red to reverse, vertical filing folds not affecting the adhesive; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIBG, four large margins, tied to entire letter addressed to Kendal (15.1.41) by very neat Maltese cross obliteration in red; exceptionally fine and fresh, rare in such superb quality. R.P.S. Certificate (1992)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIDL, showing re-entry, three good margins and just cut-into at right tied to portion of 1841 (10 May) entire from Glasgow to Birtisland with original address deleted, re-directed to Edinburgh and 1841 1d. red-brown affixed to pay the redirection fee; A few faults, though an exceedingly rare combination cover. Brandon Certificate (1998)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIMF, good to large margins, tied to entire letter addressed to Deal, Kent by red Maltese cross and also showing 'Pin' c.d.s. which is very rare and unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIMK, clear to large margins with portion of adjoining stamp visible at left, tied to entire letter addressed to Cheadle by brown Maltese cross cancellation, Newcastle-Under-Lyme double-arc datestamp (28.1.41) on reverse; fine and rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2017). Specialised A1viSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIRI small to good margins all round, tied by upright black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire to Ludlow with c.d.s (22 Feb. 1841) on the reverse; horizontal filing fold, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIEA, GH, OK, TD (pressed crease), all with good to very large margins and cancelled by Maltese Crosses, two in red, the others in black; together with 1d. red EA cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Mostly fine and a good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXAI (First Repair without 'O' flaw), DI, both good to large margins; together with 1d. red AI (First Repair without 'O' flaw) on piece and FK, both with four margins. All cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXAK, intense black shade with small part of sheet margin at top and good to huge margins other sides, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, to entire letter, dated 8 April 1841, to Ludlow, on reverse black Leominster c.d.s.; a spectacular example of this scarce Plate on a beautiful, clean and uncreased coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXBI, good to very large margins and cancelled with fine and crisp strike of the blue Maltese cross; superb and rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2017). Specialised A2vcSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXKL, clear to large margins and portion of adjoining stamp visible at top, (small paper buckle at lower right) just tied to entire letter addressed to Preston by the distinctive Manchester Maltese cross, Manchester double-arc datestamp (20.3.41) in red on reverse; attractive. Specialised A1ufSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXNH, intense black shade with good to large margins all round, central and upright black Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and an appealing example from this scarcer PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXOE a lovely delicate impression with large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, fine red Maltese Cross cancellation; an outstanding example of this scarcer PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXQG, intense black shade, large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, red Maltese Cross cancellation. Rare and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XCJ, four good to huge margins with portion of adjoining stamps visible at left and right, mint large part original gum, fine and rare, Brandon certificate (2020), Spec AS66, £27,500.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

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

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XRG, grey-black shade, good to large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at upper left, superb practically upright and complete black Maltese Cross cancellation; a beautiful example from this scarcer PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain 1840One Penny BlackPlate XSE, grey-black impression four close to large margins, cancelled by almost complete strike of the distinctive Plymouth Maltese Cross in black, fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). Specialised AS67ui.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XTD, grey-black shades, showing small part of sheet margin at foot and good to huge margins other sides, black Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile practically untouched; fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XJE, JI, LG, together with 1d. red, all four margins, tight to large and cancelled by black Maltese Crosses; one or two minor imperfections otherwise mostly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIEC matched pair, the black with tight to good margins, just touching at lower right, red with good even margins all round, both cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, fine and scarce. S.G. £4,600+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIED, balanced margins, affixed to part entire letter addressed to Manchester and cancelled by black Maltese cross, Manchester c.d.s. on reverse; fine and rare. Bach and Eichele (2003) and Brandon (2004 and 2009) CertificatesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny Black1840 (18 June) entire letter locally addressed within London bearing Plate 2 'TG' tied by very crisp and fine red Maltese Cross; Together with 1840 (22 Aug.) wrapper from Catton (?) to London bearing Plate 1b 'DG' tied by faded brownish Maltese Cross. Both entires a touch soiled though the stamps mostly fine with tight to large marginsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 "VR" OfficialEI-EJ horizontal pair with good to large even margins, part original gum; the top 5mm of the pair has been rebuilt and skillfully painted in. An attractive pair nervertheless. Cat. £90,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 "VR" OfficialSH, good margins all round, the famous Ex Ferrary example "used for cancellation cleaning experiments" coming most likely from the Rowland Hill estate, with copy of the Dr John Horsey (2009) and Karl Louis (2010) articles on this specific stamp, a great piece of history in just a square inch!provenance:FerrarySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1BG-BH, steel blue horizontal pair, good to large margins and struck with two crisp Maltese crosses in orange-red; a rare multiple of this striking and distinctive shade. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1CE (Steel blue shade with 1844 type cancellation), IL (Milky blue shade with red Maltese Cross), QF and TD each cancellat in black, margins vary, mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1CG, bright blue, good to large margins and with lovely rich colour, cancelled by crisp Maltese cross in a deep red shade; very fine. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1CG, good balanced margins, affixed to entire addressed to Edinburgh and cancelled by bright red Maltese cross; just 'tied' though the adhesive may not belong and sold on its meritsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1DG, pale blue shade, large margins all round, tied to entire letter to Norwich by a red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-pink shade, with matching Woodbridge c.d.s. of 25 Nov. 1840 on the reverse; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1EA, a pale shade, good to large margins and cancelled by a perfect ruby Maltese cross as associated with Aberdeen, very fine and fresh, rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2013). Specialised D1ufSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1ED, an alluring deep blue shade, showing re-entry, tight to very large margins showing a small portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, cancelled by faint black Maltese Cross. Very fine. S.G. £1,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1EJ, good to large margins, cancelled by a distinctive Maltese Cross of either Norwich or Plymouth in black; fine and rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2017). Specialised D1 vk/vlSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1FA, good to large margins and in a light blue shade, light crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; very scarce so fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1FC-FE, horizontal strip of three, good margins all around and three times cancelled by perfectly struck thin-lined Maltese crosses in black; a particularly attractive used multiple, rare so fine. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1FH-FJ, a horizontal strip of three, good to large margins and cancelled by black Maltese crosses; fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1GA bright blue shade, large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at top, upright red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear; very attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1HB, watermark inverted, good even margins and cancelled by complete Maltese cross in red; very fine. Specialised D1dSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1JI, close to good margins all round, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, minor horizontal bend, otherwise goodSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LD-LF, deep full blue shade, a horizontal strip of three with clear to large margins, cancelled by three almost complete and upright black Maltese Cross cancellations; very fine and rare thus. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LD, bright blue, good balanced margins and struck with a lovely bright red Maltese Cross, a handsome and fine example. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LG-LH horizontal pair with good to very large margins and part of the adjoining adhesive visible at left, cancelled and just tied by black Maltese Crosses to large entire letter to Preston Kirk dated 29th November 1841; a very fine and attractive coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LL good to large margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1NG-NH horizontal pair with watermark inverted, black Maltese Cross cancellations; fine. A scarce variety. Specialised DS6a, £12,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1OB, a pale blue shade, good to large margins, struck with crisp red Maltese Cross leaving the Queen's profile clear; a very handsome example, fine. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PA, tight to enormous margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at lower right and at foot, cancelled by large part Plymouth Maltese Cross in black, very fine and exceptionally rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2021). Specialised DS1vl, £5,000Notes:Though the Plymouth is very similar to the Norwich special, Jackson's certificate notes that the Plymouth was in used between Feb. 1841 to Feb. 1843, whereas the Norwich was used between Jan. 1843 and Apr. 1844, making the Plymouth more likely. Furthermore only one example on 1840 2d. blue is recorded by...

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PG, good balanced margins, cancelled by 1844-type London numeral cancellation in black; rare. Brandon Certificate (2020). Specialised D1xcSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PJ, pale blue shade, small to large margins, tied to piece by complete red Maltese Cross cancellation, fine and very attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PL, good to very large margins, tied to entire addressed to Cullompton, Devon by orange-red Maltese Cross and with 'tiverton' double-arc datestamp (15.2.41) in red alongside, a fine and fresh coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QC, QH, QI, all but QH with four margins which is touching a foot and with small nick at top left, all cancelled by indistinct black Maltese CrossesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QG, large margins and showing a good portion of the adjoining stamp at right, Plate 2 BJ-BK horizontal pair good margins and showing portions of two adjoining stamps at foot, ML and TG, Penny Black Plate Ib SJ-SK horizontal pair, all cancelled in red and with good to very large margins all round; a few small faults but fine to very fine appearanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QI, good even margins and almost complete crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and with lovely rich contrasting colours. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QK, good to large margins, virtually complete bright red Maltese cross cancellation; a lovely example. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QK, good to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross obscuring the Queen's profile a little, otherwise very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QL, large balanced margins and fresh colour, struck with a virtually upright and almost complete black Maltese Cross; a very handsome example. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1RG-RH, horizontal pair, good to large margins all round and with fine light strikes of the Maltese Cross in a grey-black shade; a handsome and very fine multiple. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1RJ-RK horizontal pair in a deep full blue shade, good to large margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellations with dot in the centre, fine and exceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1RK-RL horizontal pair with good to large margins all round, two superb "498" barred oval cancellations of Manchester; fine and rare. Specialised DS5xc, £4,000 (as two singles)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1RL, pale blue shade, good to large margins and light red Maltese Cross cancellation; very fine. Brandon Certificate (2017)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1SH-SJ, horizontal strip of three in a deep shade with good to large margins, each cancelled by a neat strike of a black Maltese Cross. An attractive and exceptional multiple. K. A. Louis BPP Certificate (2018), S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1SJ-SL strip of three with very tight to large margins all round, cancelled by three crisp Maltese Crosses in black, tiny inclusion on SL otherwise a fine and very attractive multiple. S.G. c.£3,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TB-TD, horizontal strip of three, clear to large margins, affixed to part entire addressed to Edinburgh, tied by red Maltese cross cancellations, TB and TC vertically creased, the strip has been lifted, ironed and replaced, nevertheless a very handsome cover with lovely fresh colour. B.P.A. Certificate (1997)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TD, good to large margins all round, superb upright thin lined red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade; fine and beautiful.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TJ-TL, pale blue shade, horizontal strip of three, three times cancelled by crisp and complete black Maltese crosses; a very fine and rare multiple. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1BH, EH, FJ, LF and PK, Plate 2 IJ, all with margins all round and with red Maltese Cross cancellations; some small faults but an attractive groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2AC good to very large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation in a brownish shade; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2AK, large balanced margins, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation leaving most of the design clear, very fine and fresh. R.P.S. Certificate (2001)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2DK large margins, black Edinburgh thin lined Maltese Cross cancellation; exceptional and an attractive shadeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2FE-FI, horizontal strip of five, tiny fault at upper left, close to large margins other sides, tied by five crisp "94" 1844 type postmarks of Boston to large part letter sheet dated 23 Sept. 1844 to Falkingham; the stamps have been removed, cleaned and replaced, FG has pressed vertical creased, fine. A striking entire and a tremendous rarity. With "Royal" Certificate (1984). Specialised DS8xc, Cat. £5,500 for a single on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2LE-LH, deep blue horizontal strip of four, good to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses; a fresh and fine multiple. Brandon Certificate (2020). Specialised DS7Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2OC-OD, deep full blue, horizontal pair, good to huge margins all round and showing a small portion of the adjoining stamp at left, crisp and upright black Maltese Cross cancellations, fine and most attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2OA double letter "O", good to large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation, fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2OE-OF, OE with double letter 'e', a horizontal pair, good to large margins and beautifully cancelled by two perfect strikes of the Maltese cross in black, a very fine used multiple. Brandon Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2QC, tight to very large margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, cancelled by two strikes of the Dorchester town cancellation. Very fine. Spec. DS7xb, £7,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2SA, clear to good margins used in combination with 1841 1d. red-brown, LH, generally good margins and tied by two strikes of black Maltese cross cancellations on part entire to Edinburgh, a very rare combination cover with only ten or so recorded. Mike Jackson Certificate (2019)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2SJ-SL horizontal strip of three, good to very large margins all round, superb colour and exceptionally fine, each cancelled by a neat red Maltese Cross on 1840 (December 16th) entire ex the Bank of Westmoreland correspondence from Kirby Lonsdale to Kendal originally containing, '£220 in notes and a bill for £20'. This combination on cover is extremely scarce and this example is regarded as probably the finest known. A most attractive item. Photo.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2EB, JG, QC, tight to very large margins - JG showing portion of adjoining stamp at top, QC just touching at upper right, all cancelled by black (2) or red Maltese Crosses; EB with minor bend otherwise a good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 45: AA, imprimatur from the upper-left of the sheet with plate number and part inscription, unused without gum as issued; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 125: AB, imprimatur from the top of the sheet with part inscription "bel. 1/- Per Row of", without gum as issued and with faint bend. Scarce. S.G. £900Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownImprimatur from the top of the sheet lettered AK with part inscription, clear to good margins elsewhere; unused without gum as usual, fine. Specialised B1, from £900Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate Ib: HL, good to huge margins at right, variety re-cut side lines, cancelled by Maltese Cross in black, a fine example. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). S.G. AS7h, £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: II, non-coincident re-entry, good to large margins all round, well tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Glamorganshire, on reverse Brecon c.d.s. of 13 June 1841; fine appearance, some minor imperfections not affecting the stamp. Scarce Welsh usageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 5: HG, small to large margins all round, tied by bold black Maltese Cross and additionally "Charing Cross" to envelope to Old Bond St., dated 22 March 1841; clean vertical filing fold at left, otherwise fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 8: EC clear to large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at left, tied by upright black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, dated 14 Sept. 1841 from West Bromwich, "missent to/newport s" (Salop) handstamp; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 8: RJ (State 2, no "O" flaw), large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, on entire to Yeovil, with framed "No 37" and red missent to/devonport" alongside; clean and uncreased, scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 9: BH, tight to large margins tied by a superb strike of the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross in black to 1843 (5 June) entire letter to Banbridge, Banbridge 06.06.43 d.s. on reverse, filing fold through middle that has been discreetly repaired and well clear of the stamp and Cross. An attractive cover and a scarce cancellation. Spec. AS59ub, £950+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 10: JJ-JK horizontal pair, JK constant variety, large margins all round, tied by two fine Manchester "Fishtail" distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations, to entire letter to Glasgow, with red Manchester c.d.s. of 6 April 1841 on reverse; clean vertical filing fold, well clear of the adhesive. Fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 10: TE-TF horizontal pair with small to huge margins all round, tied by two superb Greenock distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations, to entire letter to Edinburgh, on reverse boxed Greenock d.s. of 19 Dec.; vertical filing just touched TE at left. Fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: EL, small to huge margins all round, upright and complete Maltese Cross cancellation on entire with superb Sleaford and Folkingham datestamps of 13 Aug. 1841 on the front; clean horizontal filing fold, very fine. A wonderful coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: GL, good to huge margins all round, superb upright and complete black Maltese Cross cancellation; tiny natural inclusion, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: JC, good to large margins on three sides and just cut-into at foot, tied to entire letter addressed to Charles Whiting in Bristol and tied by slightly blurry red Maltese Cross, Pontypridd in red and Cardiff and Bristol markings in black on reverse; very rare usage. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). Specialised BS1sb, £22,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 11: Study of fourteen examples, all with black Maltese Cross cancellations, including three with re-entries, large margins to just touched, chiefly fine to very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 13: GF small to very large margins all round, tied to entire letter to Edinburgh, dated 17 Nov. 1841, by a superb strike of the Greenock distinctive Maltese Cross and with boxed Greenock d.s. on reverse; two vertical filing folds well clear of the adhesive. Plate 13 is rare on cover, especially with the distinctive Maltese Cross cancellationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 15: PD, clear to good margins and cancelled by red Maltese cross, a couple of tone spots affecting the reverse only, otherwise fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1979). S.G. B1sb, £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 15: RL, full sheet margin with deckle edge at right, large margins at top and bottom and with a good portion of the adjoining stamp at left, two practically complete and superb Greenock distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations. Fine and a stunning exhibition pieceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 20: AG, good to large margins, tied to part entire addressed to Gatehouse and obliterated by the distinctive Kirkcudbright Maltese Cross in black, Gatehouse boxed receiving mark to face, Kirkcudbright c.d.s. to reverse; fine and rare. Illustrated in "Alcock and Holland", Pg. 75. Mike Jackson Certificate (2017)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 22: OB with good to large margins on 1841 (4 Dec.) wrapper to Barnards Castle, well tied by a light and neat strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with London despatch and Barnards Castle (5.12) c.d.s.; light horizontal fling crease. AttractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: OB, good to large margins all round, tied to entire letter to Edinburgh by a superb upright strike of the Perth distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation, with boxed d.s. of 5 Jan 1843 on the reverse; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: SB-SC, horizontal pair, close to very large margins all round, central single crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, very fine and attractive. Specialised BS12Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 32: BA (B recut and enlarged), close to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross to entire letter to London with Brighton c.d.s. of 4 Sept. 1843 on the reverse, re-directed to the famous Meurice Hotel in Paris, with red Boulogne c.d.s. additionally cancelling the stamp, and charged 15 decimes Postage Due. UnusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 34: PF, large to enormous margins all round and showing portions of four adjoining stamps, tied by a fine strike of the number 7 in Maltese Cross to entire, dated 21 Dec. 1843, to High Wycombe; vertical filing fold clear of the adhesive, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 36: LB, good to large margins and part of adjoining stamp visible at top, tied to part entire to Aberdeen by the distinctive Montrose Maltese Cross in black, "montrose" and "aberdeen" datestamps on reverse; fine and rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2017). Specialised B1tx, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 39: LL, part of sheet margin and inscription at right, large margins other sides, tied by number "5" in Maltese Cross cancellation to entire, with superb c.d.s. of 14 May 1844 on reverse, to Abingdon; clean filing folds clear of the adhesive. .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 41: BH-BI, horizontal pair, good margins on two sides and just touching the frameline at right and left, tied to entire letter by two strikes of the distinctive and rare Channel Islands Maltese Cross, endorsed "by private steamer via southampton" at upper left, "southampton/ ship letter" handstamp on reverse; the envelope with some minor foxing marks barely affecting the adhesives, incredibly rare and the only known multiple cancelled by this Maltese Cross on cover. R.P.S. Certificate (1977). Specialised B1te, £35,000 (for a single strike)Subject...

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 56: TL, blued paper, corner example from the lower right of the sheet, part original gum; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1988)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 60: JA, good to very large margins and tied to piece by two strikes of the framed "Warwick" cancellation in green, fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (2003)provenance:Wadman, 1925Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 86: JD, enormous margins all round and showing portions or traces of five adjoining stamps, tied to piece by complete and upright "312" barred oval of Gloucester; exceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 105: TL, lower right corner example showing full margins with part of marginal inscription and Plate number, fresh large part original gum, a very fine and desirable positional itemSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 117: PF, just cut-into at top, tied to envelope addressed to London by numeral "434" of Lampeter in green, backstamped "lampeter/ 22 dec./ 1851" in the same colour. London c.d.s. alongside; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2011). Specialised B1xc, £7,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 126: TA, lower left corner example showing full margins with part of marginal inscription and plate number, fresh large part original gum, a very fine and desirable positional piece.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 131: CE-CF horizontal pair printed on thicker lavender tinted paper, margins all round, large part of fresh original gum, "Royal" . certificate (1991), very fine, Specialised BS91e, £3,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 137: AA, upper left corner example showing full margins with part of marginal inscription and plate number, fresh large part original gum, a very fine and desirable positional piece.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 152: AL-BL, vertical pair from the upper right corner of the sheet with full margins with part of marginal inscription, additional part of the margin at top left and Plate number 152, fresh unmounted mint, very fine, "Royal" certificate (2011),Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 165: TA-TE horizontal strip of five, part of sheet margin at left and at foot showing traces of the marginal inscription, good to large margins other sides, London district "22" barred oval cancellations; fine. An outstanding strip of Exhibition qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 166: EH and 1841 2d. blue Plate 4, DI, both with large to very large margins, tied to an 1853 printed Notice of Objection, each cancelled by crisp strike of Brighton numeral "132", backstamped; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2009)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownDJ huge margins all round and showing portions of two adjoining stamps, tied to piece by dark blue "479" barred oval cancellation of Ludlow which leaves the Queen's profile untouched. Attractive and scarce. Specialised B1xb, £325Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownHA, clear to large margins and cancelled by superb strike of the distinctive Channel Islands Maltese Cross in black, surely one of the finest known examples of this rare marking. R.P.S. Certificate (1977). Specialised B1teprovenance:Alan HolyoakeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownHG, clear to large margins, fine impression on blued paper with part original gum. S.G. 8/8a groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownKE, good balanced margins, cancelled by large part 'dorchester/ au 11/ 1842' c.d.s. in black, fine. Specialised B1va, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownKF with black Maltese Cross, QL with bottle green Maltese Cross, LD with blue "75" 1844 type cancellation of Birmingham; margins all round, good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownKH, good to huge margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, tied to envelope to Leominster, dated 28 Aug. 1851, by a very fine strike of the blue "479" barred oval of Ludlow which leaves the Queen's profile completely untouched and with another large part strike alongside, dated markings on reverse; clean and uncreased. A fantastic example of the blue numeral on cover. Of Exhibition quality. Specialised B1xb, £650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPG, a chocolate-brown shade, with good to large margins all round, tied by "724" barred oval of Skipton, to entire letter with Keighley c.d.s. of 27 May 1848 on the reverse; fine and most appealingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownTI, enormous margins on all sides and struck with an almost complete Maltese Cross in black; a very fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownGroup of ten, including a pair from the left of the sheet with marginal inscription and numeral cancellation, six on pieces and two on entire or envelope, all fine and attractive examplesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese Cross"1" on entire letter to Cumberland, "5" on envelope to Nottingham, "7" on entire letter to Brighton and another on entire letter to Uckfield, "11" on entire to Plymouth; strikes and condition mixed. Specialised £3,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese CrossA small group with no.1, just cut into at right; no.4 with large to very large margins, a magnificent example of this elusive number; no.6 with small to large margins (vertical crease) and two examples with good to large margins; no.8 just cut into; no.10 with small to large margins and no.12 which is cut into. (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese Cross1841 (15 April) entire letter to Guernsey endorsed "via Southampton", franked Plate 39 1d. (clear to large margins) with fine number "3" cancellation and superb red "paid ship letter london/(Crown)" oval datestamp alongside, on reverse Lombard St. Maltese Cross and Guernsey dated markings; horizontal filing fold, fine and rare. Late usage of the Maltese Cross on this PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese Cross1843 (17 Aug.) entire letter to Sheffield franked 1d. (small to good margins) with superb, crisp and upright number "4" cancellation, dated markings and attractive red wax seal on the reverse; vertical filing folds well clear of the adhesive, fine. The rarest of all the numbers. Specialised £1,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese Cross1843 (1 Nov.) entire letter to Chepstow, franked 1d. (good to huge margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left), tied by a fine strike of the number "7" and with "Whitechapel" additionally tying the adhesive, dated markings on the reverse; clean vertical filing fold and some small flap faults. FineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellations - Numbers in Maltese Cross1844 (3 Jan.), piece franked 1d. (good to huge margins) with a fine strike of the number "4" and with crisp datestamp on the reverse; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3FB-GD, block of six, GD with double letter "D", good balanced margins and cancelled by six clear strikes of the Maltese Cross in black; a rare multiple. Brandon Certificate (2017)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3FK-GL block of four, good to large margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellations (2 with the Queen's profile clear), brilliant colour and Exhibition quality. Signed Holcombe. Specialised £5,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3GD, good to large margins, tied to entire letter (truncated at left and right) addressed to Newport Pagnell by 1844-Type numeral "906" of Woburn in blue, 'newport pagnall' skeleton receiving mark to face; fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2006). Specialised E1wb, £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3GJ, and 1841 1d. red-brown, BH, both with generally good margins, GJ just touching the frameline at right, cancelled by two strikes of Maltese cross in black, on entire letter to Kendal paying the 1d. late fee, and with two strikes of Kendal c.d.s. on reverse for 10 January 1842; fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2005)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 31842 (13 Dec.) entire letter from Rome to Lord Clifford in London, re-directed to Prior Park, Bath, charged "3/2" where KL with clear to good margins was affixed for the re-direction and tied by black Maltese cross, Bath c.d.s. on reverse; fine and rareprovenance:PickeringSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3LE, tight to good margins, cancelled by blue Maltese Cross. Mike Jackson Certificate (2021), fine. S.G. ES11tc, £4,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3LI-LJ, horizontal pair with good to large margins, cancelled by single central strike of black Maltese cross; very fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1960)provenance:Johny BurtonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3LI-LJ horizontal pair, part original gum, margins just touching to good; there are a couple of minor vertical bends. Fresh. Cat. £15,000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3MC-MD (MD constant variety), horizontal pair, close to large margins all round and showing portions of the adjoining stamps at left and right, number "12" in Maltese Cross cancellations (a particularly beautiful and upright strike on MC); fine. Specialised ES10vl, £1,100+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3NC-OC vertical pair OC with nick in lower right corner, close to good margins elsewhere, tied to large entire letter by two strikes of the Truro Maltese Cross in blue, Truro c.d.s. alongside for May 13th 1842, filing fold and some minor staining not affecting the adhesives or fine appearance; a very rare vertical pair. Specialised D1ud, £40,000+provenance:PickeringSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3NE-OF, irregular block of five with generally good to large margins and used in combination with 1841 1d. red-brown, FG, tied to large envelope addressed to Cardiff by 1844-Type numeral "6" cancellations; central filing fold, a very rare combination usage. Brandon Certificate (2000)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3OB-PF, block of ten with huge margins and portions of ten additional stamps visible, cancelled eight times by 1844-Type numeral ovals, a very fine and handsome large multiple, exceptionally fine quality for thisSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3PG-PK horizontal strip of five, small to large margins all round, Edinburgh thin lined Maltese Cross cancellations; some paper imperfections but an attractive and impressive stripSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3QA, large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, "466" barred oval of Liverpool cancellation, fine. Also 1854-57 watermark Large Crown, perf. 14 2d. Plate 5: horizontal pair on entire letter from London to Hereford and 1858-76 2d. Plate 12 on piece; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3RH-SJ block of six, unused with part original gum which may have been respread, multiple faults and repairs, nevertheless an impressive and scarce multiple S.G. £42,000+ Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3SA-SB horizontal pair, deep full blue shade with good to large margins all round, sharing a single black Maltese Cross cancellation (contrary to Post Office instructions) which leaves SA with the Queen's profile clear. Beautiful and exceedingly rare. Experts handstamps and pencilled Ferchenbauer signature on the reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4AI, from the top of the sheet with full margin showing the deckle edge and inscription "Letter. In Wettin(g)", large margins other sides and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at left. of unused appearance, but in our opinion possibly cleaned. A quite spectacular exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4AJ-AL, upper right rejoined corner strip of three (a pair AJ-AK and single AL), with large margins including full sheet margins showing inscriptions and plate number 4, used by "London" numeral cancel "52" in black, re-inforced vertical scissor-cuts affect AJ and AK, AL separated and is cut close though not touched by scissor-cut, otherwise fine. Detailed K. Albert-Louis Certificate (2017) The only used top right-hand corner 1841, 2d. blue with full sheet margin and plate '4' recorded to me to dateprovenance:Seymour, 1951Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pre...

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4BH Without spectacles variety, enormous margins and showing portions of four adjoining stamps; fine used. A spectacular example. Specialised ES13n, £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4FE, four clear to huge margins including part of the adjoining at left, used by very rare "1844 Type" numeral cancellation in red, very fine and most appealing. B.P.A. Certificate (2015). Specialised E1wc, £20,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4IA, from left of the sheet with part selvedge and inscription, enormous on other sides showing portions of adjoining stamps at top and lower side, used by light numeral "384" in a diamond of bars cancel, horizontal crease in the margin at top, rare and of stunning appearance. Holcombe certificate (1992).Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4JC, four good to large margins including part of the adjoining adhesive at left, used by "1844 Type" numeral cancel "41" in blue, very fine and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1987). Spec. E1wb £875Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4LA-LB horizontal pair, good to huge margins and showing traces of two adjoining stamps, tied by London "24" barred oval cancellations to entire letter, ex the Brocklehurst correspondence, Registered to Macclesfield, Lombard St. Maltese Cross datestamp of 22 May 1852 and manuscript "6"; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4LG-LL, strip of six with generally good to large margins, tied to part entire letter by six strikes of 1844-Type numeral "163" cancellations, from Southampton and addressed to Bombay, endorsed "via Southampton" and sent to Alexandria, overland to Suez then via P&O steamer on the Calcutta service via Aden, Greenock marking on reverse; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issues1/- green, good to large margins, cancelled by 1844-Type numeral "466" of Liverpool in red; coloured cancellation son the Embossed issue are rare. Brandon Certificate (2007). S.G. 55Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issues1/- green, Die I, good to large margins, with ink manuscript ink cancellations; very rare if not unique. Brandon Certificate (1999). S.G. 55Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issues1/- green, a corner marginal example affixed sideways on envelope to Port Phillip, Melbourne sent via London and Liverpool, the envelope received the "ship letter melbourne" mark on arrival and was rated "3" for the ship letter postage, the letter was kept at Melbourne Post Office and eventually stuck with the "advertised/ and / unclaimed" in red alongside the "Melbourne Butterfly" also in red; fine and very rare. Brandon (1992) and Holcombe (1995) CertificatesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Great Britain1854-571d. Alphabet II, Plate 187: Imprimatur lettered AL, the unique upper-right corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as always; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-571854 (8 Dec.) wrapper from Bagshot to Wokingham bearing 1d. red-brown, blued paper, tied by barred numeral "40" in brown with Bagshot, Wokingham and Farnborough Station d.s. on reverse (the first two in the same brown as the numeral). Fine and very rare. Brandon Certificate (2018). S.G. C1(1)ug, £4,500Notes:Brown numeral cancellations are only known from nine different offices.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perf. 16 2d. blue, Plate 4: LH-LI horizontal pair, tied by two framed "pitt street" Scots local cancellations to small piece with red oval "P.D.". and black Angl. Amb Calais c.d.s. of 6 June 1855 alongside; fine. S.G.20Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, Perf. 14, 2d. blue, Plate 6: paper no longer blued, TA, small part original gum, centred a little to lower right, fresh colour. S.G. 35, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Large Crown, perf. 14, 2d. blue (46 used), not sorted for plate but showing a range of shades; condition is mixed in places. S.G. 34-35.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1856-58Watermark Large Crown, Perf. 161d. rose-red, HA, tied by Irish "70" diamond of Boyle to envelope to Dublin with superb Dublin c.d.s. on the flap, opening well for display; fine. S.G. 36Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1856-58Watermark Large Crown, Perf. 141d. IL, tied to entire to Edinburgh, dated 25 Nov. 1857, by a superb strike of the Pearson Hill experimental "London" duplex with code A, arrival datestamp on the reverse; light vertical filing fold, otherwise fine and a spectacular example of this rare cancellation. Collect British Postmarks 10/2, £600. S.G. 37/41 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1858-762d. deep blue, Plate 13: PB-QF block of ten (5x2), with full original gum, five stamps remaining unmounted. A superb multiple with fresh appearance. S.G. 47, £5,550 as two blocks of four and two singlesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 84: AA, an upper-left corner example with plate number, contemporary '134' in manuscript on reverse just showing through to face, unused without gum as issued; very fine and unique in private handsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 88: AL, an upper-right corner example with plate number and part marginal inscription; unused without gum as issued, very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 92: AA, the upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, manuscript ink '44' on reverse, unused without gum as issued; very fine and hugely rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 103: AL, the unique upper-right corner example with plate number and part inscription, unused without gum as issued; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 106: AL, the unique upper-right corner example with plate number and part inscription; unused without gum as issued, very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 109: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, natural pre-printing paper wrinkle crossing top-left corner; fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2007)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 114: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, unused without gum as issued; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 119: AC, from the top of the sheet, with part inscription, without gum as usual; fresh and fine. Specialised from £425Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 124: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, unused without gum as issued; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 127: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, manuscript '28' in ink at top, unused without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 135: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as issued; very fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 141: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 143: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 150: AB, from the top of the sheet lettered AB with part inscription, without gum as usual; fresh and fine. Specialised from £425Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 156: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 163: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, manuscript '96' in upper margin, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 165: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, manuscript '100' in upper margin, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 179: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, slightly thinned in upper margin, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 186: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, without gum as issued; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 192: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 194: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 198: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 203: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 206: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, small thin in margin at upper left; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 221: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription, thinned in the margin resulting in a small hole; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersImprimatursPlate 223: AA, the unique upper-left corner example with plate number and part inscription; without gum as issued, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersPlate 71: Tied to lower left of envelope, contrary to Post Office instructions, to Abergavenny with c.d.s. on the stamp; 1d. Plate 74, scarce vertical pair with sheet margin and inscription"In Wetting the Back be careful no(t)"; 1870-70 ½d. Plate 3 tied to printed "Form of Proxy" bearing 1d. Revenue within, superb Glasgow c.d.s. cancellation; fine (3 items)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersPlate 82: HE, variety imperforate, good to large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, good used. S.G. 44a, £3,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersPlate 225: LE-LF horizontal pair, "53" duplex cancellations of Bath, fresh colour, superb and an exceptional rare multiple. Karl Louis records only 7 pairs (the present one not included), used on their own off cover in his card index. No used blocks are knownSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny Red Plate NumbersPlate 225: PH, very well centred, tied to blue Registered envelope by Kingston-on-Thames duplex, addressed to Colchester and with London and Kingston Registration ovals; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1870-79 Halfpenny Rose-RedSet of Plate numbers 1-20, part original gum or unused, the rare Plate 9 with a few short perfs. at foot but good appearance. A rare and attractive set. S.G. 48/49, £7,990Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1870-79 Halfpenny Rose-RedPlate 1: ST imperforate, unused with part original crackled gum, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). S.G. 49a, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaKingston1860 (17 May) entire to Morant Bay, bearing 1d. rose-red pairs (2, filing folds alongside perfs. on one) both lightly cancelled "A01" O1 and showing "kingston/jamaica" K8 and "morant bay/jamaica" P2a (17.5) datestamps alongside the adhesives. Fine and rare with Foster only recording two such frankings of 4d. rate covers from Kingstonprovenance:Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesA collection of Philatelic Literature in a large box (30+ books and volumes), better items include The British Postage Stamp of the 19th Century by Robson Lowe, Royal Mail by F. George Kay, The Penny Post by Frank Staff, England's Postal History by Willcocks, Royal Mail by M. J Daunton, English Provincial Local Posts by Oxley, etc., a useful libraryLiteratureSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesLiterature"The Mulready envelope and its caricatures" by Major E.B. Evans, RA (1891), hardback with gilt lettering; fine and scarce.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-1879 collection including an used 1840 1d. black plate 9 and a 1841-1879 penny red on cover selection (85) including an example from plate 9; also two pre stamp covers (1815, 1822), an interesting lot for the specialist.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainCollections and RangesSelection on stock page, comprising 1847-54 6d., 1855-57 6d. (2) on fronts to Turin, 1865-67 6d. Plate 6 (16) on fronts to Naples, 1/- Plate 4 on entire leter from Alexandria to Liverpool, 1872-73 6d. Plate 6 (3) on fronts to Turin; good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainCollections and RangesA balance with surface printed 1862-64 1/- green (S.G. 90), 1865-67 6d. deep lilac (S.G. 96), covers including 1870 ½d. rose-red plate 6 to Falmouth and some First Day Covers, some mint including 1887-92 Jubilee 2d. adn 2½d., QV Officials including Army ½d. vermilion and blue-green, 1d. lilac, 2½d. purple on blue and 6d. purple, Government Parcels 1891 2d. grey-green and carmine, Office of Works 1d. lilac, etc. chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-1951 a used collection house in a green Lighthouse stockbook containing 1840 1d. (3), 1841 1d. red-brown (5), one cancelled by number '8' in Maltese Cross, 1841 2d. blue (4), 1864 1d. red a range of plate numbers - the majority present excluding 77 and 225, 1876 ½d. plate numbers excluding 9, surface printed range including some multiples, 1884 values to 10/-, officials, KEVII issues with 1902 values to 10/-, KGV issues with seahorse values to 10/-. The majority with multiple faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1841 1d. red-brown used (4) including two from Black plates, 1841 2d. blue used (2) and 1858-79 1d. red mint (2, plates 195 and 198), 1870-79 ½d. rose GF, Plate 9, used by clear numeral duplex cancellation, fine. S.G. 49, £700 and 1935 3/- booklet, issue 314, very fresh cover, 1½d. part pane otherwise fine (S.G. BB29, £550 for complete booklet); chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-1995 small used group comprising 1840 1d. black (6), four with four margins and two cut into and a few other faults such as minor repairs, 1840 2d. blue (vertical crease), 1841 1d. red-brown LH used on small mourning envelope to South Wales and HI used on entire to Hampshire, 1841 2d. blue (2) and 1946 Peace 2½d. and 3d. used on First Day and the cover used again in 1995 by 50th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War 19p and 25p on first day of issue; a useful groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms an...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1887-1929 mint group including 1887 Jubilee group (23) with shades and values to 1/-, 1915 Seahorses with 2/6d (8, shades) and 5/-, 1918-19 2/6d. to 10/- and 1929 P.U.C. £1 (lightly mounted); a good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesA small mint group of QV comprising 1867-80 6d. mauve, 1873-80 3d. rose, 6d. grey and 4d. sage-green, 1880-81 1½d Venetian red and 1887-92 Jubilee set of fourteen to 1/-, chiefly fine. S.G. cat. £4,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1911-48 mint collection on Hagner pages including booklet panes, 1912-24 Royal Cypher set to 1/- and 1924-26 Block Cypher set to 1/- (several of each, some with Controls), 1918 Bradbury Wilkinson 2/6d. (2) and 5/- (3), 1924-25 British Empire Exhibition with duplication and multiples, 1934-36 Photogravure set, 1939-48 set to £1 and including some multiples and duplication such as 10/- dark blue (6), 10/- ultramarine (7, including a block of four) and £1 (8, including a block of four), 1948 Silver Wedding set in corner blocks of four, 1951 set to £1 in blocks...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-97 mint group on Hagner pages including 1840 2d. blue, BL, 1841 1d. red-brown (6, including a pair), 1841 2d. blue, 1870-79 ½d. rose-red pl. 12 block of four, later perforated 1d. reds including blocks of six (2), later 2d. blues (7), Surface printed with imperf 4d. sage-green and 1/- green (3), Jubilee issue with Imperf ½d. and 2d., I.R. Officials etc., some have been regummed but a valuable lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesA large mainly QEII mint accumulation in four large boxes including a range of Wildings with multiples and booklet panes, pre-decimal commemoratives including multiples, Machins including multiples and booklet panes, booklets including a range of pre-decimal and a huge quantity of recent with high face value, large quantity of Prestige booklets, over twenty presentation packs, majority of recent newly issued sets as received from Royal Mail, PHQ cards, etc., a huge range with high face valueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-1900 mainly used collection in two albums including 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheets (2, faults and truncated), 1840 1d. black (13, mostly four margins, a few faults), 1841 1d. red including a block of four and a strip of five, 1841 2d. blue including a pair, 1870 ½d. rose mint (12 incl. Pl.8) and used (14), 1847 Embossed 1/- (3), 10d. (2), 6d. single and cut to shape vertical pair, a good range of surface printed including values to 2/-, 1883-84 High Values 2/6d. (2), 5/- and 10/-, 1887-92 Jubilee mint to 1/- and used to £1, a group of Officials, a few...

Great BritainCollections and RangesA fine and attractive mint collection, mostly Q.E. to 1970 with three Frank Godden Oversize albums of commemoratives with 1925 Wembley in corner blocks of four, 1929 P.U.C. ½d. (4) and 1d. (8) watermark inverted from sheets, ½d. and 1½d. booklet panes, £1 corner example, 1935 Silver Jubilee in control blocks of six, booklet panes; K.G.VI commems. in corner control blocks including 1948 Silver Wedding £1; Q.E. commems. in corner control blocks of six (or larger) from 1953 including 1960 G.L.O. 3d. broken mane variety, all phosphor sets. Definitive issues with...

Great BritainUsed AbroadColombia1851 (8 Aug.) entire letter from Santa Marta to Panama, rated "8" and showing Crowned circle "paid/at/santa marta" in orange-red, seriffed double-arc datestamp on reverse. S.G. CC6, £1,900.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainUsed AbroadPorto Rico1863 (Jan.) entire letter from San Juan to Barcelona, rated "1/4" and showing Crowned circle "paid/at/san juan porto rico" and with London Paid transit datestamp (13.2) at right, despatch datestamp on reverse; scarce as more usually found in conjunction with Spanish Colonial stamps. S.G. CC1, £650.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainUsed AbroadMexico1867 (29 June) entire letter from Vera Cruz to New York, showing senders cachet, well struck "paid/at/vera-cruz", oval-framed "franco", "franquedo/veracruz" (10.7) and "n.y. steamship/10" (11.7) datestamps, all on face, despatch double-arc datestamp on reverse; filing creases cross the markings though remaining of good appearance. S.G. CC3, £1,000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaBath1858 (25 Nov.) double rate envelope "p Packet" to Derby, bearing 6d. lilac pair (a few perf. faults) sharing fine "bath/jamaica" P2a datestamp, and both lightly cancelled "A01", arrival datestamp on reverse. A very rare franking, contrary to regulationsprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaBlack River1859 (3 Feb.) entire (no side flaps) to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled by large part "black-river/jamaica" P2a datestamp, 6d. paid for a single ½oz. letter carried between 60 and 100 miles and with Kingston datestamp (5.2) on reverse. Only the third day of such authorised useprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaUnited States of America1859 (7 Feb.) 1/- double packet letter entire to New York, bearing 4d. rose-carmine strip of three sharing manuscript "P.O. Lucea" and twice cancelled and tied by "A01", circular-framed "steamship/10" below the adhesives, light Kingston K8 datestamp (26.2) at left, Kingston (26.2) and St. Thomas datestamp on reverse. One of only four manuscript P.O. Lucea covers listed in the BWISC Encyclopaedia and the sole example known addressed overseasprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaSavannah La Mar1859 (25 Feb.) triple rate entire to London, bearing 6d. wing-margin strip of three (one defective) twice cancelled with "savannah-la-mar" P2b datestamp, two light "A01" obliterators and small part of recipient's endorsement, two K8 transit datestamps and London (21.3) datestamp on reverse; creases clear of the adhesives. A rare franking with the adhesives cancelled by the P2b datestamp. Foster 81jprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Dr. R.H. Urwick, May 1957Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditio...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaPort Morant1859 (25 Feb.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled "Port Morant" in manuscript and clearly cancelled "A01" on arrival, 4d. paid for a single rate ½oz. letter carried under 60 miles, despatch and arrival (26.2) datestamps on reverse. The only recorded exampleprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940Dr. R.H. Urwick, May 1957Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaFalmouth, "A39"1859 (23 Aug.) quadruple rate envelope (222x91mm.) to London, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pairs (2) and singles (2, one with wing-margin) cancelled with five "A39" and showing "kingston jamaica" K9b (26.8) and London Paid (15.9) datestamps below, despatch P10 datestamp on reverse; a couple of the adhesives defective though the only such franking recorded from Falmouth. Foster 97pprovenance:E.E. Yates, July 1940L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaLilliput, "A49"1859 (25 Aug.) entire letter to London, bearing 6d. lilac vertical pair both cancelled "A49" and with "lilliput/jamaica" P9a datestamp with inverted "ja" for "au" in the month, London Paid datestamp below the pair, Kingston datestamp (26.8) on reverse. Foster does not record a double rate cover from Lilliput to the UKSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaKingston1859 (15 Sept.) quadruple rate envelope to Savannah La Mar, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair (one with corner fault) and 6d. lilac wing-margin strip of four each cancelled "A01" O1 and with the strip additionally tied by "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp; one 4d. and one 6d. crossed by filing creases though a rare and attractive frankingprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969R.A. Hart, February 1978Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaPort Maria, "A66"1860 (17 Jan.) entire to Spanish Town, bearing 4d. rose-carmine clearly cancelled "A66" with two "port-maria" P3A datestamps alongside, one additionally just tying the adhesive, arrival datestamp (18.1) on reverse. Foster does not record any covers from Port Maria to Spanish Town though it is now listed in the BWISC Encyclopaedia.provenance;,J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902 group of Coronation documents (6) comprising an O.H.M.S. envelope sent registered from the Earl Marshal's Office to Sir James Williamson, a printed invitation to the Coronation at Westminster Abbey addressed to Mr. Francis Jenkinson, C.B., a blue carriage ticket for carriage No. 120 and Admission ticket to Westminster Abbey via 'Nave South, Block N' to Sir James Williamson along with the printed letter from the Earl Marshal's Office with directions on how to use the enclosed tickets; a lovely group in very fine and fresh conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Bu...

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue10/- die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) without markings; fine and rare. Specialised £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue£1 die proof in black on white glazed card (92x61mm), marked "before hardening" and dated "16 dec. 01". Very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue1906 1d. colour trial in dull rose on imperforate, gummed watermark Imperial Crown paper from the foot of the sheet, large part original gum and very fine. Specialised £1,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue1910 4d. colour trial in yellow-orange on white watermark crown paper, perf. 14, part original gum, small fault by crown otherwise fine and scarce. Specialised from £9,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue1d. imperforate plate proof in green on thin white card, two blocks of four, the first from the top of the sheet and the second showing double impression, striking. Specialised £600+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue½d. to £1 set of nineteen, good to fine used; most with c.d.s. cancellationsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue1/- dull green and carmine-pink, unmounted mint, very fine and fresh. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). Specialised M45(3), £550Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue10/- ultramarine, unmounted mint; fresh, fine and well centred. S.G. 265, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue£1 dull blue-green, large part original gum; there are two vertical creases. S.G. 266, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De La Rue£1 green, full original gum, slightly disturbed in places and with faint trace of bends at left, very well centred and fresh. S.G. 266, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911 Harrison1d. 'bright scarlet', marginal from the foot of the sheet showing control 'D4', the 4 almost entirely omitted, part original gum, very rare. S.G. 273-275a var, Specialised £2,500provenance:Ex. MinoruNotes: This is the exact stamp used to illustrate the variety in the Stanley Gibbons Specialised catalogue.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911 Harrison1d. intense rose-red block of four from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint, very fine and an unusual bright shade. R.P.S. Certificate (2021) stating "bright shade". S.G. 274var, Specialised M6(3), £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House9d. dull reddish purple and blue, pane of twenty mounted in the margin only but with one stamp stained on the reverse; fine and attractive. S.G. 307, £2,600+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House9d. dull reddish purple and blue block of four from the left of the sheet with interpanneau margin and Jubilee lines at top and 9d. deep dull reddish purple and blue block of four from the lower-right of the sheet; the former unmounted mint but with light diagonal gum bend and the latter very lightly mounted on the upper pair, fine. S.G. 307, 307a, £890+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House10d. dull reddish purple and carmine, an interpanneau block of four from the right of the sheet; fine and attractive. S.G. 311, £600+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House2/6d. blackish purple, marginal from the lower right of the sheet, only the faintest traces of mounting, very fine and attractive. Hendon (2021). S.G. M50(7), £450Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House5/- carmine-red, unmounted mint with faint traces of bend and tiny corner crease though fair well centred and with bold fresh colours. S.G. 318var, Spec. M52 (1), £875Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House10/- blue, unmounted mint; fresh and fine. S.G. 319, £2,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House10/- deep blue, unused with full original gum, a little disturbed, though beautiful rich colour and near perfect centring. S.G. 319var, Spec. M54 (3), £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House£1 deep green, part original gum; centred well to the left and some gum disturbance. S.G. 320, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset HouseA small group of mint multiples comprising 2d. block of four, 5d. horizontal pair from the lower-right of the sheet and a block of four, 6d. lower-right corner block of six and 10d. horizontal pair with interpanneau margin at foot; fine mint. S.G. 290-310 group, £1,200+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesCollections and RangesAn accumulation of used neatly laid out on Hagner sheets which includes 1½d. (48), 2d. (28), 3d. (47), 4d. green and brown (27), 4d. orange (37), 5d. (45), 9d. (36), 10d. (51) and 1/- (77); condition is typically mixed though many are good to fine with several very fine bearing neat c.d.s. postmarksSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesCollections and Ranges1902-13 mint group on Hagner pages including De la Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, values to 2/6d., various shades and duplication; chiefly fine, a good lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1911 Harrison½d. bright green (fine impression) and 1d. intense rose-red, both unmounted mint; 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dull reddish purple on "Dickinson" coated paper, large part original gum, 9d. reddish purple and light blue unmounted mint, 9d. slate-purple and cobalt-blue with original gum, 10d. dull purple and scarlet unmounted mint, 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink with original gum and 2/6d. dark purple very lightly mounted mint; also 1902-10 De La Rue 1/- dull green and carmine unmounted mint. Cat. £2,300+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesCollections and RangesA duplicated selection of high values with 2/6d. (16), 5/- (6) and 10/-; some faults but generally fair to good. (23)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesCollections and RangesA selection on stock pages with the low value set used (7) with some duplicates to the 1/- value, perf.15 x14 set plus values to 4d.; condition is a little mixed in places but most with neat c.d.s. cancellations making a useful lot. (125)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VIII IssuesAccession Essays1936 (11 May) 1½d. purple horizontal pair of Accession Essays, printed with doubly fugitive ink on gummed GvR watermark paper, mounted on card as presented by Harrison & Sons to the Post Office, endorsed "Printed under running conditions from non-chrome faced cylinder by Harrisons 11 May 1936". Very scarce and an as yet unlisted essaySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VIII IssuesSelection of covers and cards (21), including Registered to Germany, South Africa and Spain, Paquebot (12, one From Tristan Da Cunha), Perfin (3), First flights (3), etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Proofs and Essays3d. colour trial in dull purple on proof paper (60x56 mm) with handstruck "W/17" in black above the design; fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Proofs and Essays1911 3d. colour trial in rose on white card cut to size, large hinge remainder on reverse otherwise fine and scarce. Spec. Fig. 23a, from £4,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Proofs and Essays1911 1d. scarlet interpanneau block of sixteen (4x4) from the left of the sheet on John Allen Special Finish unwatermarked and ungummed paper, folded through interpanneau margin leaving the stamps untouched and fine. Spec., £2,240Notes: These paper trials were printed by Seymour Bennet during the production of Die 2 for this issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Proofs and Essays1911 1d. carmine corner marginal block of six (3x2) on John Dickenson extra superfine very white unwatermarked and ungummed trial paper, ; one or two minor wrinkles though a striking multiple. Spec. £840Notes: These paper trials were printed by Seymour Bennet during the production of Die 2 for this issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Watermark Imperial Crown½d. green, error perforation 14, tied to coloured p.p.c. (Winter Gardens, Great Yarmouth) to Folkstone by Great Yarmouth c.d.s. of 26 Aug. 1911; centred to upper right and a couple of very faintly toned perfs., fine and extremely rare. S.G. 322a, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Proofs and Essays1912 1d. small medal head die proof on proof paper (47x49mm), stage 2 with background shading to head in oval, adhesion on reverse from mounting, scarce and unusual. Spec. £5,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher½d. bright green corner marginal vertical strip of ten folded halfway between perfs, showing ghost inverted and reverse watermark in margin, occurring due to interleaving sheet between wet sheets being missed, mounted in the margin only leaving the stamps unmounted with minor bends as to be expected. A scarce and highly unusual variety. R.P.S. Certificate (2004). S.G. 397var, Spec. N14 (6)yc, £4,250+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher½d. bright green vertical strip of ten with coil jon between second and third stamps, some stamps with perfs trimmed at left though unmounted mint and a rare multiple. S.G. 397, £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow2/6d. imperforate plate proof in black on thin ungummed 'jas wrigley' paper, large margins; fine. Specialised £5,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow2/6d. to £1 set of four, overprinted "specimen", unmounted mint with a few natural gum wrinkles; fine and fresh appearance, well-centred. S.G. 399s-403s, £5,800 (for mounted)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 WaterlowA group with 2/6d. (3) and 5/- (2), part to large part original gum; showing some shade variation; a few small imperfections. (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow2/6d. to 10/- (3 of each) used, most with c.d.s.; occasional imperfections. (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue overprinted "specimen" type 26, large part original gum; a couple of short perfs. at left and light gun toning. S.G. 402s, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo blue, very well-centred block of four, the upper right stamp with a tiny patch of disturbed gum, the others fine and fresh unmounted mint; a fabulous block. S.G. 402Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, in intense deep shade, unmounted mint, slightly irregular perforation at lower side, fresh gum, very fine and attractive, S.G. 402var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, fine and fresh appearance; unmounted mint, a few natural gum crackles. S.G. 402, £1,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, large part original gum; well centred, a few irregular perfs. S.G. 402, £1,000.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, neatly cancelled by a light and neat strike of 1913 thimble c.d.s.; centred a little to the left and a some irregular perfs. S.G. 402, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green, large part original gum; centred high and right, good perfs. some slight gum ageing. S.G. 403, £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 dull blue-green, part original gum. S.G. 404, £2,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green horizontal pair cancelled by Guernsey datestamp for JA 15', fresh colour and well centred, a very fine and attractive pair. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 403, £2,800++Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green, cancelled by Guernsey date stamp for "SP 30 13", fresh colour, signed A.D., very fine, S.G. 403, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green, good used with neat registered ovals; well centred. S.G. 403, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d. yellow-brown, overprinted "cancelled" type 24, original gum; fine and well centred. Specialised N64 (6)t, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. in a group showing a range of shades including deep yellow-brown, large part original gum; two with sheet margins, some gum toning. (4)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. deep yellow-brown, large part original gum; centred high and left. S.G. N64 (5)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. yellow-brown, part to large part original gum with left sheet margin; some light gum ageing. S.G. N64 (6)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. bright yellow-brown, lightly mounted mint; some minor gum ageing, good perfs. S.G. N64 (8)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. cinnamon-brown, full original gum, slightly disturbed at top otherwise fine and attractive. Brandon Certificate (2007). Spec. N64 (9), £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. cinnamon-brown, very well-centred example with large part original gum, minor tone spot in one place not affecting the fine appearance. Brandon Certificate (2018). Specialised N64 (9), £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. very deep brown, marginal from the left of the sheet, watermark inverted, large part original gum, fine. Brandon Certificate (2001). Spec. N64 (11)f, £2,250+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. sepia 'seal' brown lower-left corner marginal block of four, unused with large part original, slightly toned gum, a superb multiple. Brandon and B.P.A. Certificates (1999, 2011). S.G. N64 (13), £2,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. blackish brown, marginal from the right of the sheet, unused with full original gum, lightly disturbed at top, fine and attractive. Brandon copy of Certificate (2006) for when this was part of a block of four. S.G. N64 (14), £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. blackish brown, perfectly centred, large part original gum; fine and fresh. Brandon Certificate (2017). Specialised N64 (14), £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. blackish brown, unused with large part original gum, fairly well centred and with fine appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (2021). Specialised N64(14), £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue2/6d. pale-brown Worn Plate together with KGV ½d. and 5d. on Express cover addressed to Switzerland, stamps neatly cancelled by "London" c.d.s. for "28 JY 16", the reverse with "London" transit for the same day and "Zurich" arrival c.d.s. for "30 VII 16", cover censored in transit, very fine, an incredibly rare stamp to be found on cover, S.G. 407Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- bright carmine and pale carmine shades, large part original gum; a few irregular perfs (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- carmine, two shades, large part original gum; mixed centring. (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- bright carmine, full original streaky gum; fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 409, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- bright carmine in a block of four, cancelled by London Foreign Section 23 c.d.s.; pulled perf. and small paper split at left. S.G. 409Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- bright carmine in a deep shade cancelled by neat and well centred "Registered Lombard St." c.d.s. for "18 FE 16" leaving clear the King's profile, a very fine and extremely desirable example, S.G. 409Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue5/- pale carmine (worn plate), unmounted mint from the top of the sheet with guideline at upper left, a few natural gum wrinkles; fine and fresh. S.G. 410, £1,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- blue, lightly mounted mint; centred right and some light gum toning. S.G. N70 (1), £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- blue, large part original gum; centred a fraction low, good perfs. Fine. S.G. N70 (1), £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep blue, large part original gum (hinge remnants); quite well centred, good colour and perfs., fine. S.G. 411, £3,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep blue, large part original gum; centred a little right, good perfs., light even gum ageing. S.G. 411, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep blue, well-centred and with light 'guernsey' c.d.s. cancellations, a superb example. Specialised N70 (2), £1,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- bright ("Cambridge") blue, unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, thinned in the margin at lower right, fine and fresh. Brandon Certificate (2010). Specialised N70 (3), £14,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- bright ("Cambridge") blue cancelled by neat "Paddington Spring St" c.d.s. for "7 JA 18", an extremely fine example of this difficult shade, Brandon certificate (2017). Specialised N70 (3), £4,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- bright ("Cambridge") blue cancelled by light indistinct c.d.s., a very fine example of this difficult shade, Brandon certificate (2016), Specialised N70 (3), £4,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- bright ("Cambridge") blue, used by indistinct rubber datestamp, rare. Brandon Certificate (2019). Specialised N70 (3), £4,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- blue in a block of four cancelled by 1918 rubber London c.d.s.; horizontal crease at foot. B.P.A. certificate (1998). S.G. 412Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- pale blue in a block of four, cancelled by slightly smudged London c.d.s. Good used. S.G. N70 (4), £3,500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep (intense) bright blue cancelled by light central indistinct c.d.s., a very fine example of this difficult shade, Brandon certificate (2016), Specialised N70 (5), £4,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- pale blue, large part original gum; fair centring, some gum ageing. R.P.S. Certificate (1981). S.G. N70 (4), £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- pale blue, large part original gum; fair centring and perfs., dome gum ageing. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). S.G. N70 (4), £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- in a light blue shade in a vertical pair, large part original gum, each stamp with faint "1.11.17" datestamp across each head; the stamps are centred high. An unusual pair, it is not known why these datestamps were applied, possibly for display purposes. These stamps are offered on their merits. S.G. 411/413 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep (intense) bright blue cancelled by clean indistinct c.d.s., a very fine example of this difficult shade, Brandon certificate (2016), Specialised N70 (5), £4,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- deep bright blue cancelled by neat "London Z" c.d.s. for "20 MAR 17", a very fine and most attractive, Brandon certificate (2017), Specialised N70 (6), £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- blue cancelled by clear "Guernsey" c.d.s. for "25 MY 17" leaving clear the King's profile, very fine, R.P.S. certificate (2006), Specialised N70 (1), £875Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue10/- bright blue, well-centred and cancelled by London rubber parcel stamp, fine. Brandon Certificate (2018). Specialised N70 (7), £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la Rue1913-15, a small mint group of 2/6d. shades comprising Waterlow (3) in deep, richer shades and De La Rue (12) in a wide range of shades including Cinnamon brown (R.P.S. Certificate 1991) and an example near vey pale sepia (chrome). Mixed condition with some re-gumming though generally good and an attractive group well worth viewing.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De la RueA duplicated selection of used with 2/6d. (33), 5/- (25) and 10/- (6) displaying a range of shades; condition is a little mixed in places but generally good used, some fine. (64)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury Wikinson2/6d. brown part of a parcel bearing sixteen examples (two blocks of four, a vertical strip of four and four singles) cancelled by "Registered" c.d.s. for "26 OCT 34", few faults expected as usual for this kind of frankings, nevertheless a most unusual item, SG 413a/415a group, £1,200++ (for the cheapest shade)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury Wilkinson10/- dull blue, part original gum; centred low. S.G. N71 (1), £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury Wilkinson10/- blackish-blue ("steel blue"), unmounted mint; centred a little low, otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). Specialised N71 (3), £1,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury, Wilkinson10/- steel blue, large part original gum; centred a little high and left, toned gum. R.P.S. Certificate (1986). Specialised N71 (3), £1,100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury Wilkinson10/- blackish-blue ("steel blue"), well-centred and cancelled by crisp part 'earls court sw5' c.d.s.; fine and fresh. Brandon Certificate (2016). Specialised N71 (3), £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V IssuesSeahorsesA mint group including 1913 Waterlow 2/6d., 1918 Bradbury Wilkinson 2/6d. horizontal pair from the top of the sheet, two further 2/6d. shades, 5/- rose-red, 1934 Re-engraved 2/6d. to 10/- (2 sets, with additional 2/6d and 5/- values), chiefly fine and fresh mint, a few unmounted. S.G. Cat. £3,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V IssuesSeahorsesA 1918-19 Bradbury, Wilkinson selection of used with 2/6d. (74) and 5/- (8); most appear good to fine with several c.d.s. including Constantinople (2) and an unusual roller cancellation. Condition a little mixed in places. (82)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V IssuesSeahorsesA duplicated 1918-19 BradburyWilkinson selection of used with 2/6d. (28) and 5/- (28); generally fair to good, some fine with neat c.d.s. postmarks. (56)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher½d. to 1/- set of fifteen, marginal or with Control number at foot, 1½d. chestnut horizontal pair variety 'pencf' for 'pence' [R.15/12] and 3d. violet lower left corner block of six with Control G15; lightly mounted mint. S.G. 351-396 group, 364aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pink marginal block of four with sheet margin at right and interpanneau margin at foot, the upper pair mounted (the right hand stamp exceptionally lightly), the lower pair remaining unmounted mint, strong fluorescence under long-wave ultraviolet, a scarce shade in blocks. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). S.G. N16(10), £1,350Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. indigo blue, unused with large part original gum with a faint bend, otherwise a fine example of this scarce shade. R.P.S. Certificate (2006). S.G. 373, Spec. N21(14), £3,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. Royal blue corner marginal pair, control P20, unused with large part original gum, fresh appearance with unusual bright shade. R.P.S. Certificate (2021) stating "bright shade". S.G. N21(16), £615Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. dull Prussian blue corner marginal strip of thee with control "R 21", unmounted mint, very fine and a most attractive multiple of this rare shade. R.P.S. Certificate (2021). S.G. 373a, Spec. N21(17), £5,575Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher9d. olive-green, variety watermark inverted and reversed, very lightly mounted; fine and scarce. S.G. 393aWk., £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher1d. scarlet, watermark inverted, block of twelve (6x2) from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint (hinged in the margin only), fine and scarce. S.G. 419Wi, var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher9d. olive-green block of four, watermark inverted, unmounted mint, very fine and attractive. S.G. 427wi, Spec. N43a, £700provenance:Ex. Dimitris Bertsimas CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V IssuesCollection1924-36 good mint collection housed in an album and loose on pages including 1924-26 block cypher set unmounted, many shades and printings of each value, watermark sideways ½d., 1d., 1½d. and 2d., ½d., 1d. and 1½d. booklet panes with inverted watermark, very many hundred control examples in strips and blocks including 1d. 'D25', 1934 re-engraved set mint and used, 1934-36 Photogravure set, 1d. and 1½d. control blocks of six, ½d. to 1½d. watermark inverted and watermark sideways with 2d. watermark sideways, various shades and controls in blocks and str...

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-25 Wembley1d. scarlet and 1½d. brown (marginal from the foot of the sheet), both dated 1924 and overprinted "cancelled", Type 28, both unmounted mint, fine and rare. S.G. 430var, 431var, Spec. Ncom1v, Ncom2v, £2,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1925 British Empire Exhibition1925 (12 August) souvenir telegram with 1925 British Empire 1d. red tied by the special pictorial cancel (12.8) to Mrs. Robertson and with the message 'Here we are again, keeping the jolly old G.P.O. busy. All the best...', filing folds otherwise fine and attractive, scarce and a lovely piece of postal historySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1925 British Empire Exhibition1925 group on pages, all dated including mint 1d. (3) and 1½d. (3) also 1d. and ½d. marginal blocks of four and corner marginal blocks of four with sheet numbers '399' and '156' respectively, also used 1d. (3) and 1½d. (3) together with both values used on piece; mostly fine. S.G. 432, 433, £1,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1d. to 1½ booklet pane set, each with watermark inverted, unmounted mint (1½d. with tiny trace of mount on one stamp), perfs. trimmed in places otherwise fine and a scarce set. Each with R.P.S. Certificate (2009). Spec. NComB1a, B2a, B3a, £710Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1d. scarlet corner marginal block of nine (3x3), R2/3 showing variety "1829" for "1929", unmounted mint with various bends and creases though a superb positional piece with fresh colour. S.G. 435var, Spec. NCom6f, £425++Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1½d. purple-brown block of four, marginal from the top of the sheet, the lower-left stamp showing variety "1829" for "1929", unmounted mint, the lower right stamp with tiny corner crease though the block remains fine fresh. S.G. 436var, Spec. NCom7c, £450++Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1½d. purple-brown watermark inverted booklet pane with "Holiday Trips" and "Atlantic Transport Line" advertising labels, unmounted mint and very fine with intact perforations. S.G. 436bw, Spec. NComB4/a, £375Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1½d. purple-brown, variety "1828" for "1929", tied by c.d.s. to envelope to London; the envelope a trifle wrinkled and soiled, fine and scarce. Specialised NCom 7cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.2½d. blue variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint. S.G. 437Wi, £3,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.£1 black overprinted "specimen" in red, Type 32, unused with part original gum, very scarce. S.G. 438s, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.£1 black, unmounted mint example from the top of the sheet, fine and fresh. S.G. 438, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.£1 black, unmounted mint, a few natural gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 438, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.£1 black, light date stamp for "2 MR 30", very fine. S.G. 438, £550Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1929 mint group on pages including mint set to £1, large part original gum, set to 1½d. watermark inverted, set to 2½ in blocks of four and in corner marginal blocks of six, each with control 'K29', a good group, mostly fine. S.G. 434-438, c.£950+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1929 (10 May) registered First Day Cover, locally addressed within Glasgow and bearing ½d., 1d., 1½d., 2½d. values each neatly tied by "Sandyford / Glasgow" c.d.s. Scarce. S.G. 434-437Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 P.U.C.1929 (10 May) a group of registered First Day Covers (4), each from Greenwich to Blackheath bearing values from ½d. to 2½d. variously though each with control strip of three for one value. Some minor faults though mostly fine and an attractive group. S.G. 434-437Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1930 International Stamp Exhibition1930 International Stamp Exhibition: 1d. in black, imperforate right margin block of eighteen, without gum; a good plate proof blockSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1930 International Stamp Exhibition1930 International Stamp Exhibition; a group of 1d. with perforated blocks of four in grey-blue (some split perfs.) and deep violet, imperf. in deep violet pair and block of four; unmounted mint. (14)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934 Re-Engraved1934 working proof with original artwork (reverse) on card (82x 38mm) with manuscript "British Postage Stamp / 3 Values. 2/6, 5/- and 10/-. / Dies. Cyls + Plates With Somerset House", dated "19/3/34". Unusual and unique, ex. the printer's archives.provenance:ShaidaChartwellSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934 Re-Engraved5/- Die proof in black on thin paper card (150mm x 106mm), very fine and extremely rare. S.G. 451Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934 Re-EngravedA selection of used with 2/6d. to 10/- (8 sets) good to fine used with c.d.s. postmarks. (32)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934-36 Photogravure1½d. red-brown vertical strip of four, marginal from the lower left of the sheet, the lower stamp imperforate on all four sides, control "V34" and cylinder "97" no dot, unmounted mint, the variety stamp just touched at left though a superb positional piece of importance. S.G. 118var, Spec. N51b, unpricedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1935 Silver Jubilee2½d. Prussian blue the error of colour, unmounted mint; there is some very light gum ageing. Copy of R.P.S. Certificate (1968). S.G. 456a, £15,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1935 Silver JubileeBooklets: 2/- (edition 304) and 3/- (edition 297); unmounted mint, some trimmed perfs., S.G. BB16, BB28, £180Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1951 Great Exhibition1951 un-adopted photographic essay affixed to card (111x91mm), endorsed "No. 550" on the reverse, fine and probably unique. Ex. the estate of the artist, Enid MarxSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1937-52, a predominantly mint collection on pages, housed in an album including 1937 Coronation 1½d. in blocks of four and larger (4), colon flaw mint and used, pearl in orb, broken '2', 1937-47 set, 1939-48 Arms set in singles and blocks of four, with 10/- re-touched medallion, dot on scroll, 1940 with blocks, 1941-42 set with some watermark varieties, 2½d. block of four, one stamp with 'b' for 'b', 1946 2½d. extra porthole, seven berries in pair with normal, Silver Wedding with blocks of four, 1948 3d. block of four and six with crown flaw with various other...

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1939-48 10/- dark blue block of four, marginal from the foot of the sheet, the upper left stamp with retouched medallion, unmounted mint. S.G. 478var, Spec. Q32c, £1,130+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1946 Victory 3d. violet, vertical strip of three from the lower-left corner of the sheet with cylinder number "2." (listed but not priced in the Specialised catalogue); original gum; fine. S.G. 492Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1839 Charles Whiting embossed Essay in pink with "paid" added at top, cut square and with large margins; fine. Specialised £1,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1839 Charles Whiting embossed 1d. / ½oz. essay in green, 'vr' crown above 'post office'; various mounts and repairs on the reverse with small piece missing from crown, otherwise four clear margins and scarce.provenance:Ex. Tony Wick Gold Medal CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1839 Charles Whiting embossed 1d. / ½oz. essay in blue, 'vr' crown above 'post office'; tight to large sheet margins all round with faint horizontal bend, otherwise a fine and attactrive exampleprovenance:Ex. Tony Wick Gold Medal CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1839 Charles Whiting embossed essay in black with good to enormous margins all round, vertical crease just touching the design at left otherwise a very attractive example. Specialised from £2,000provenance:Tony Wick Gold Medal CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1840 (c. Jan.-Feb.) Perkins Bacon engine-turned designs, eight different types, the majority cut octagonally, two larger designs, one of which rectangular, some with faults though an attractive group illustrating the complexity of Perkins Bacon's security designSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1862-63 reprint of Charles Whiting's embossed essay in vermilion with very large margins all round, very minor gum bend mentioned only for the sake of accuracy, otherwise a beautifully crisp impression with fresh colour. provenance:ChartwellTony Wick Gold Medal CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1862-63 reprint of Charles Whiting's embossed essay in grey blue with tight to good margins all round, large remainders from mounting in each corner, otherwise a good exampleprovenance:Ex. Tony Wick Gold Medal CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1865 "Royal" Reprint 1d. carmine rose, RE, large part original gum; fine and rare. Specialised 35b, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1882-1901 6d. grey Plate 18 and 1891-1900 Government Parcels 2d. grey-green and carmine, both overprinted "specimen", unused without gum. S.G. O4s and O70s, £625Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1882-1901 5/- rose, AE, showing both raised stop after "R" and overprint in blue-black, two small repairs, some minor soiling, unused, regummed or redistributed gum. An unusual combination of these two excpetionally rare varieties and the only example known to us. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O9ab, Specialised L7ba, unpriced though both varieties catalogue £14,000 eachSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1884-88 5/- rose with overprint in blue-black, unused without gum; a good example of this rare stamp. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O9b, £14,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1889 1/- dull green, overprinted in blue-black ink, unused with original gum, very fine. A scarce, as yet unlisted variety. S.G. O15var B.P.A. Certificate (2010)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1902-03 1d. scarlet, large part original gum. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O37, £575Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1883-86 6d. dull green, lightly used, slightly faded, and 9d. dull green, rather heavy cancellation and a little soiled. Wenvoe Certificates (2021) for both. S.G. O62 and O63, £2,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1887-90 6d. and 9d. overprinted "specimen" type 9, 6d. unmounted, 9d. large part original gum but small fault on corner perf. S.G. O66-67s, £550Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1902 9d. purple and ultramarine, unused with part original gum and faint trace of a bend, scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1991). S.G. O77, £650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1902 1/- dull green and carmine, used on O.H.M.S. Board of Education blue envelope front addressed to the School Board Offices, Leeds, tied by indistinct datestamp, the front with some filing folds and foxing marks not affecting the adhesive, an incredibly rare stamp used on cover. S.G. O78Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902 5d. dull purple and blue, cancelled by part Edinburgh parcel cancellation, small surface abrasion to upper right, otherwise fine and scarce. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O81, £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902 1/- green and carmine, used, a few diagonal creases along the lower left though an exceptionally scarce stamp. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O82, £6,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiralty1903 (1 Apr.) 2½d. ultramarine, unused with large part original gum, pressed vertical crease, otherwise of fresh appearance. Wenvoe Certificate (2022). S.G. O105, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiralty1903-04 2½d. ultramarine, Type 11 overprint, 'sheerness' c.d.s.; thinned at upper left corner. Wenvoe Certificate (2021). S.G. O111, £950Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1646 "A discourse Briefly shewing the true State and Title of the comptroller or post-master-generall of England", a fascinating sixteen page Broadsheet, published by Lord Charles Stanhope, disputing Witherings appointment as Postmaster General; very fine for its age and an extremely rare document of major importance for the postal historianSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1681 (21 May), Newspaper "The Loyal Protestant" with an advertisement for the Penny Post and illustrations of Dockwra's Penny Post Paid marking and the heart shaped "Mor," and "Af" markings; a little water stained but fine for its ageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1691 (26 Nov.) entire letter with superb "peny/post/payd" Westminster and time marking, interesting contents include "I shall give a speedyer answer to yours than you could reasonably expect for you know wee have no post from this day till Sunday morning, but it happens that your letter came when a messenger is just going to Harfield..."; some creasing, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainPostal History1711 (20 Jun.) Exemplification under the seal of the Common Pleas on vellum of a recovery suffered between Robert Coleman and William Lloyd, demandants and John Curtis, tenant, concerning the manor of Halys and the advowson of Testerton church in Norfolk, portrait of Queen Anne by Jane Nutting in initial letterSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainPostal History1711-1861 selection of 9 newspapers, mostly with references to the Post Office or bearing stamps, including The London Gazette, 8 March 1768, British Gazette, Oct. 19 1792 with General Post Office, "To prevent loss of entire Notes or Drafts...." (part cut away), The London Chronicle, 29 July 1806, General Post Office "No single letter, sent by the Post....", The Bury and Norwich Post, 1 Ja n. 1840 , "Establishment of the Penny Post...", etc., also two engravings from contemporary newspapers "The Letter Carriers Office" and "The British Amy Post Office Constantinople...

Great BritainPostal History1744 (21 Jan.) entire letter from France to Dublin, rated "2" in error, deleted and re-rated, showing very fine strikes of the horseshoe "counterfeit/2" and "recharged" alongside, the former extremely rare, the latter unrecorded in this format; slightly rubbed horizontal filing fold and small corner fault clear of the handstamps. An extraordinarily rare and important item. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1749 (14 Aug.) entire to Chancery Lane, on reverse "peny/post/payd" Dockwra for T(emple)/Sa(turday), Shaw receiver; scarce and fine for its ageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1757-1900 collection arranged on two small format albums including an album with pre-stamp covers (24) and an album comprising two covers with 1840 1d., 1840 1d. Mulready, selection of 1841 1d red; also a few Commonwealth items, mixed condition.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1758-1818, five entires showing private local delivery charge markings, including 1758 with manuscript "3" and and addressees notation "(4d.)", 1763 with so-called illiterate "IIIII" indicating 5d. to be collected, 1787 with ""IIIIIII" indicating 7d. tp be collected, etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1765 (14 Nov) entire letter to the Foundling Hospital with fine "peny/post/payd" General Office and time marking, also 1788 (19 Aug.) entire letter from Scotland to Chelsea with manuscript XI charge marking (including 1d. for the Dockwra post); some faults but scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryAn interesting early to modern selection in an album, on pages and loose contained in a carton, including 1778 entire with manuscript 1d. charge, Official with 1835 and 1836 O.H.M.S. entires, 1910 mourning entire with Charity Commission cachet, postcards with additional markings with various Liable to Letter rate, Contrary to regulations markings, Postage Due with 1956 envelope to Sheffield franked 1d. Postage stamp as no Postage Dues available, unofficial bisects, Paquebot markings, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

Great BritainPostal History1779 (24 March) long entire letter to London with double ring "penny post/not paid/t" handstamp with time marking alongside and with red Bishop marking on the reverse; some tape repairsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1780 (25 May) printed local Edinburgh entire letter with, on reverse, fine undated Williamsons "penny post not paid" (across flap); vertical fling fold not affecting the marking; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1792 (10 March) entire from London to Guernsey, endorsed on the reverse by P. le Fuevre and showing his added charge of 1d. as the Guernsey agent; filing folds, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1799 (25 July) entire letter to Chard with very fine "martin" London Penny Post receiver and triangular red "Penny/Poft/Not Paid", rated "8", dated marking on reverse; fine and uncreasedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1802 (16 June) entire letter from Dublin to London, variously rated in manuscript, the address panel with a superb strike of the large red "s/ireland" (S.G. 5/57), the right-hand flap with a superb strike of the London Sunday code "S" circular datestamp for 20 June; a fine, clean, uncreased cover of wonderful exhibition quality which opens perfectly for display. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, July 2003Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1803 (18 Dec.) entire letter to the Rt. Hon. Lord Clifford with fine double Serpentine "moreton/hampstead", rated "3", with interesting contents regarding the recruitment of a Drill Sergeant for the Moreton Hampstead Volunteers; fine, scarce and attractive Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1804-1919, selection of nineteen items of redirected mail, including 1804 Free entire letter from Winchester to London, redirected to Aylesbury, with two red "apple" datestamps and Winchester "68" mileage, 1840 from Newport to Plymouth, redirected to Devenport, 1872 envelope to Kensington redirected to Durham with 1d placed over the original 1d., etc., mixed condition but an interesting groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1805-1914 (and a few later), collection in a blue album, sixty-five items, including 1805 entire letter to Edinburgh with Yarmouth/124 mileage mark, 1820 Edinburgh local entire with red boxed penny.p.unpaid", 1829 entire letter from Chatham to Rochford with manuscript "Refused to be taken /G.Parett postman" in red, 1834 long entire letter from Welford to the Bishop of Norwich, re-directed to London, 1839 Edinburgh local letter with handstruck "1", 1843 entire from India to London, re-directed to Liverpool and franked 1d. with number "5" in Maltese Cross cancellation...

Great BritainPostal History1805 (21 Sept.) entire letter from Streamtown to Boyle, redirected with "try Ballymote" and showing a superb strike of the black "boyle" with manuscript "Missent to" alongside, light part strike of "tullamore" at right and rated "6"; fine, clean and most attractiveprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1812 (13 Sept.), entire letter "To Captain Robert Fulton/ On Board of the brig/ Dert laying in the younin/ Stayers River temes/ London", with framed berwick/340" mileage, rated 1/1 (deleted), 1/2 (the extra penny being for the special river boatman delivery); Offered with newspaper "The London Chronicle" for Feb. 18-20 1800 containing a General Post Office notice regarding the Boatman delivering letters to ships of the River Thames, fine and rare, particularly difficult as a pair with the Newspaper announcing the serviceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

Great BritainPostal History1813 (11 Oct.) entire letter to Dublin, rated "P8", showing a superb strike of the blue "By connell/67" mileage mark and red Dublin paid datestamp; light vertical filing fold crosses the first strike in no way detracting from the wonderful appearanceprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1818 (26 Dec.) entire letter from Carnarvon to a Captain on the "Schooner Mary Anne, Bristol, George's Quay or elsewhere. Dublin", rated four times in manuscript, showing a superb strike of the red "not.called.for" with fine red "carnarvon/257" mileage mark below; fine and very attractive, the former marking unrecorded. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1820-1940 (and a few later), collection (37) in a brown album, including 1828 Norwich Union printed letter with "Post Paid" printe on the front, 1838 "turned" letter, 1850 "National Debt Office" wrapper with Paid 1d. imprint, 1890 Uniform Penny Postage envelopes and caricature, 1902 Edward 1d. on first day mourning envelope, 1917 envelope to the Military Attache in Teheran franked 1d. and with framed "Postal Censor" marking, 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 letterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1828 (18 Sept.) entire letter from Knutsford to Dublin, redirected to Kilkenny, rated "3/3" the "5/3", showing superb strikes of the red framed "t.off/postage to dublin/not paid" (struck just off the edge of the cover) and "registered/20/se/1828" alongside; the address panel with a closed tear at top well clear of the strikes. A wonderful combination of very rare marks. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1828-47 entires or entire letters (9) with Irish markings, including 1828 red unframed "kilkenny/post paid", 1844 black unframed "post paid" of Portarlington, 1834-37 framed Paid types for Ballymena (blue), Boyle and Cork (red), Limerick and Waterford (black), strikes and items good to fineprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1831 (31 May) entire letter to the East India House in London, endorsed On His Majestys Service and Enquiry about the effects of a deceased Soldier, with red Inspectors Crown and "tobemore/98" mileage marking on the front, superb red octagonal "draperstown/receiving house" on reverse; spectacular and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1831 (Nov.) entire to East India House in London, endorsed "Enquiry for Prize money" at lower left, rated "1/4", showing straight line "tobermore/98" mileage mark on the address panel, the reverse with a very fine strike of the double-framed "draperstown/receiving house" in red (S.G. 5/206, just clipped by light fold); most attractive and very rare. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject 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 History1838-43, collection of thirteen entires/entire letters, a variety of markings including Uniform Penny Postage handstamps, entire letter from Callander to Dumfries with boxed datestamp of Jan. 10 1840 and manuscript Paid 1, entire letter from London to Rye with c.d.s. of 10 Jan. but not prepaid and charged "2", etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1838 (3 Sept.) entire letter (with an attractive engraved letter head showing a view of a Dublin quayside) from Dublin to Leith, rated 1/4, with a good strike of the black "Addl./½" and a very fine strike of the framed "put in after/six o'clock" in red; a few minor imperfections, attractiveprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1838 (14 Dec.) Huth correspondence to London, endorsed Post Paid and rated 7/6, with fine script "Isle of Man/Penny Post" and red Tombstone paid datestamp on the front, framed "Ramsey/Isle of Man" across flap on reverse; fine, a scarce and attractive combination of markingsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840-1932, selection of five Postal Notices, including 1840 (24 Feb.) "Instructions to all Postmasters....", 1872 (10 June) "Private Post Cards ....", 1903 (4 Aug.) "Regulations as to Posting ....", etc., mixed condition. Also 1797 wrapper for a letter that had been officially opened and returned and 1917 (March) "List of Principal Streets of LondonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (6 Jan.) entire printed circular from the National Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh to Stromness, endorsed Under ½ ounce with superb handstruck "4" on the front and equally fine red datestamp on the reverse; clean vertical filing fold, very fine. An important circular and of historical significance giving instructions on how mail should be sent, once Penny Postage is introduced on 10 January.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (6 May) entire letter to Kirkcudbright, endorsed Postpaid and with good red framed "castledouglas/my 6/1840" datestamp on the front; clean and uncreased. A highly important date in the philatelic calendarSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (16 May), entire letter to the Strand with superb red Sevenoaks "P1" handstamp with matching black c.d.s. alongside and red London arrival datestamp; light filing fold at foot, clean and fresh. A scarce markingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (c.) Victorian Soldier's Valentine to Miss M. Stirling in Falkirk, on the interior a print of a soldier under a tree, surrounded by a trellis containing a flag, drum and trumpet; carried privately and with no postal markings; very scarce and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (9 Jan.) entire letter to Manchester with very fine "(Crown)/free" datestamp (Jan. 9 1840 was the last day of the free franking privilege); a few very faint traces of staining. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (7 Feb.) long entire letter to Penrith, endorsed Paid, with Carlisle c.d.s. and superb red Carlisle handstruck "2" (preceeded by a manuscript "P"); clean and uncreased. A rare item of exhibition qualitySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (7 April) entire letter to Salop with fine red "missent to/devonport" and Paid datestamp (10.4) also in red, Penzance c.d.s. (8.4) on reverse; horizontal filing crease well clear of the markings, scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (4 June) entire to Dublin, the address panel showing a very fine strike of the black script-type "Killala/Penny Post" (unrecorded by Moxter), red Dublin Paid datestamp and manuscript "paid 1", the reverse with a fine strike of the black "rh.lacken/139" mileage mark of Rathlacken, clean and extremely attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (30 June) entire letter from Grenada to London, endorsed "Consignees Letter", with "(Crown)/exempt ship letter" on the front, Dartmouth c.d.s (26.6) and step type "dartmouth/ship letter" on reverse (opening well for display) fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840 (Sept. and Oct.), two entire letters to the same address in Cumnock, in both cases the stamp originally affixed has fallen off (or been removed) leaving small parts of the original stamp cement and Maltese Cross can still be seen. The Postmaster was evidently satisfied that as stamp had been applied and so he applied a new Maltese Cross and allowed the letters to be delivered without further charge, although this was contrary to Post Office regulations. Offered with a Postmasters notice of Sept. 1854, reminding them that such letters should be chargedSubject to...

Great BritainPostal History1840 (5 Aug.) part cover readdressed from London to an unknown destination bearing previously used 1d. black, Plate IV, AI margins just touching at foot and at left though good to large elsewhere. Stamp tied by red Maltese Cross alongside "os" circle handstamp denoting an old stamp. A highly unusual item.Notes: In February of 1841 black Maltese Crosses would replace the easily removed red Maltese Crosses to prevent postal fraud such as this.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1841 (27 Feb.) "Par. Pro./To be Posted at the House of Commons only/post paid" wrapper with red Crown datestamp, endorsed "2d"; slightly stained and creased. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1842-45 (c) a group of Valentine letters (6) all addressed to a Miss Spencer in Holyhead, one to Cleifiog House: 1842 in shaky hand with fully hand-drawn illustration of a school boy (postmarks enhanced with pencil), 1843 to Holyhead with cut-out of a lady in elaborate dress pasted in, signed '{8th, 5th, 10th} Valentine', 1845 with pasted in hand-coloured scene, undated with hand-coloured illustration of men in uniform and lastly two undated letters with hand-coloured illustrations of a seamstress and two ladies. Each bearing contemporary stamps that may or may not b...

Great BritainPostal History1842 (3 Jan.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope (70 x 120mm.), addressed locally with superb Exeter c.d.s. cancellation only; small stain at left, otherwise fresh and uncreased. Specialised SE2yb, £450Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1843 (23 March) entire letter (with National Bank of Ireland imprint) to Dublin with Roscrea c.d.s., endorsed "Above 1oz." in red and with superb Roscrea handstruck "4" (indicating the pre-payment of a treble weight letter); clean and uncreased. Only one other example listed by Chadwick used after the 1d. Post period.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1843 (6 July) envelope to Holborn franked 1d. red with large margins, tied by a crisp black Maltese Cross and with red framed, double line "posted after/7 o'clock at night" alongside, dated markings on reverse; light filing folds, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1844 (11 March) stampless entire, registered to Edinburgh, endorsed 237 Registered in red and rated 1/- in the same colour, unusual black Maltese Cross and red Lombard Street Maltese Cross datestamp, dated marking on reverse; light vertical filing folds, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1846 (4 Oct.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope with blue-black "479" barred oval cancellation of Ludlow and with c.d.s. on reverse; very slightly stained and creased. Specialised SE1zb, £450Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1846 (17 Dec.) entire from Boston to London with fancy framed "paid/h&co", Liverpool transit datestamp (16.12) and London arrival (17.12), all in red, framed "postage paid/to destination./by/harnden & co/of/liverpool", on reverse red oval forwarded by/harnden & co./boston."; clean horizontal filing fold, otherwise superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1847 (17 Aug.) entire letter to Laval, France, franked 1d. (incorrectly placed at the centre of the entire) with London "8" barred oval cancellation and "T.P./Blackfriars Rd" alongside, red "2angl./boulongne" entry marking, rated "16" (decimes), transit and arrival datestamps on the reverse; attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1848 (29 Nov.) entire letter from Whitehall to Eton Square, franked 1d. red, large margins and showing portions or traces of three adjoining stamps, tied by London Inland "10" barred oval, endorsed on the reverse Not known as deceased; with the "Returned/paid/Letter" entire dated 4 December; very fine and a remarkable survival of the original matching documentsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1851 (16 April) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Dublin, cancelled by a fine strike of the "265" numeral in light bright shade of blue, Kildare double-arc d.s. on reverse in the same colour; slight trace of water staining at left though still fine and scarce. Most appealing. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1851 envelope from New York to Paris, endorsed Per Steamer, redirected to the Strand, with New York c.d.s., "paid" and "21" all in red, framed "Colonies/&c.Art 13" and Paris arrival (3.7) also in red, charged "30" (decimes) Postage Due, on arrival franked 1d. red with London District "57" barred oval cancellation, tied "through" the cover, transit and arrival markings on reverse; fine and a rare cover, full of characterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1852 (Sept.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to the 81st. Light Infantry at Portsmouth and endorsed "immediate" up upper left, redirected on arrival to Dublin with large red "not known" on front and manuscript Not 81 and Try 52; the envelope with some soiling and minor corner creases, otherwise fine. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1853 (17 Jan.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Rosieres near Freiburg, with Paris cancellation which leaves the embossed impression of the Queen untouched; a little stained and the embossed seal in the flap has been tastefully re-attached. Extremely rare and spectacular usage. Specialised SE7Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1853 (15 Feb.) floral embossed Valentine envelope to Miss Clark in Leeds, franked 1d. with Liverpool "466" duplex cancellation and Leeds arrival (16.2) on reverse. Better late than never!Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1853 (6 March) ALS over seven sides from Charles Canning as Postmaster General to John Thomas Delane, Editor of the Times regarding the unfair reporting on the " reduction of Colonial Postage", complaining of the "nonsense which has been put into my mouth by the Advertiser", noting that "The notice in the Daily News is more accurate, but omits one or two significant particulars", proceeding to relay the "facts" which consist of an explanation for the government's decision to ask those colonies with their own postal affairs "whether they will agree to a Reduction of P...

Great BritainPostal History1853 (6 Oct.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Windsor with internal printed advertisement for "parkins and gotto's British Stationery Warehouse", also 1891 (18 Feb) 1d. pink envelope with "publishers of the permanent stamp album/brighton" advertising ring; some minor stainingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1853 (10 Oct.) entire to Mulhouse, France, franked 1d. with Manchester "498" barred oval cancellation, red Calais entry datestamp, rated "8" (deleted) and "16", transit and arrival markings on the reverse; scarce and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1855 (1 Sept.) envelope to the Crimea, bearing Large Crown, perf. 16 1d. strip of three and three singles tied by fair to fine strikes of the blue "mullingar" (English type) Spoon cancellations for I Sept. (the first day of use); some strengthened perimeter faults, parts of the address faded and re-inscribed, nevertheless a visually striking and rare combination. Photoprovenance:Spink sale, June 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1857 (1 Dec.) Postmasters notice, No. 58 1857, "registered letters not liable to be surcharged"; fine. An important Registered mail documentSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1858 (8 July) Postmasters Notice, No. 30 1858, "inland registered book packets and official money letters to be toed with green tape"; fine and another important Registered mail documentSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1859 (24 Jan.) Postmasters Notice, No. 5, 1859 "all registered letters, registered packets, official remittances, etc., etc., to be tied with green tape"; punch holes. minor foxing and a closed tear on the reverse. An important notice with illustrations of how the green tape is to be tied.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1862 (25 Feb.) blue envelope to Liverpool bearing 1d. Stars tied by Cork "156" duplex and additionally tied by black oval "royal victoria hotel/cork/post paid", extremely rare used as a cancellation; clean, neat and uncreasedprovenance:Spink sale, July 2003Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1863 (6 Nov.) envelope (with blue "Mersey Dock Estate" on flap) to Lockerby, franked by a large portion of an 1861 1d. with the top third missing, resulting in a partial diagonal bisect, tied by "466" Liverpool duplex, accepted and ticked at top right of the stamp on arrival at the Dumfries Post Office; fine and most unusual. P.E. (G.B.) Certificate (2000)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1868 (13 Feb.) petite embossed Lady's envelope, addressed locally, franked 1d. Plate 111, with upright Helensburgh c.d.s.; fine. Attractive and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1870 (13 Feb.) embossed "Mullard" Valentine envelope with paper floral motif attached, addressed to Miss Cawley in Macclesfield and franked 1d. Plate 119 pair with Macclesfield duplex cancellations, also a contemporary decorative paper card overlaid with similar paper motifs, including floral, headed "My Heart for thine"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1871 entire letter from Ireland to Trieste bearing 1867-80 6d. mauve and 1864 1d. red, roughly separated to the extent of mutilation to pay 7d. registered overseas rate. Stamps tied by 'queenstown' c.d.s. and 157 duplex - cancelling the mutilated 1d. in error; Triest d.s. on reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). An interesting entireSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1874 (15 Aug) large size registered wrapper from Liverpool addressed to New York franked with 5/- pale rose plate 1 horizontal strip of three (FC-FE), 2/- pale blue plate 1, 1/- pale green plate 9 and two example of 4d. vermilion plate 13, stamps cancelled by "466" barred oval, alongside "Liverpool registered" double concentric rings in red for "15 AU 74", hand endorsed "per Cunard Stmr" and "Registered 15/8/74" in red, the reverse with "New York registered" arrival c.d.s. for "AUG 26", Brandon certificate (2000), exhibition item bearing a truly exceptional franking...

Great BritainPostal History1877 (21 June) envelope to Cheltenham franked 1d. Plate 179 with Rochester "650" duplex cancellation, with enclosure from Restoration House in Rochester (with applied transfers of two heads, one smoking a pipe, also a further transfer on the reverse of the envelope) with a charming message from a son to his mother describing Lord Darnley's Rhododendrons as "awfully pretty and lovely"; some small faults but attractive Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1880 (C) fancy perfume envelope addressed to 'Mr. G. Pearce, London' with typed Birthday message, unused, very fine condition and rare thusSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1881 (28 Jan.) Royal Carriage Works, Windsor envelope bearing 1d. Venetian red tied by Windsor duplex and re-directed to London, complete with contents, printed "royal carriage works, windsor/ gold brothers/ coach builders to her majesty" headed paper advertising the "gold bros.' universal Whitechapel dog cart" and with letter written on the reverse; fine and very rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1881 (22 June) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope with blue "william lincoln/239 high holborn, london" advertising ring, addressed to Redditch and with London WC/29 duplex cancellation; arrival on reverse, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1898 (Dec. 25) envelope to Nova Scotia, franked 1d. with Sydenham duplex cancellation, Wolfville arrival on reverse; pinhole and some very minor staining. A fine cover posted on the first day of the Imperial Penny PostageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1913 envelope to a P. & O. passenger on a Bombay to London voyage, care of a shipping agency in Marseilles, franked 1d. Mackennal with Sandhurst c.d.s., variously endorsed "Not Sardinia", "Not Arabia", "Left Hotel", handstamped in violet "Not China" (twice), Not on Board "Malawa", Not Persia, etc.; creased, two flaps missing or reduced on reverse. A wonderful, much travelled cover, full of characterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1844-1954, selection of 53 items, unused and used, including 1864 1d. wrapper with W.H. Smith advertising ring, 1892 reply paid card from Rotterdam to Belfast, 1924 and 1925 Wembley cards, Newspaper Tax wrappers, etc., mixed conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryParliamentary1765-1860 Acts of Parliament, selection of 11 acts relating to the Post Office, including 1765 "An Act to alter certain rates of Postage....", 1794 "An Act for regulating the Portage and Conveyance of Letters by Carriage called The Penny Post", 1837 "An Act for the Management of the Post Office", etc., one duplicated, chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryParliamentary1829 (26 May) "Par: Pro: printed wrapper to the Earl of Aylesbury with indistinct red (Crown)/Free datestamp, also 1840 (7 April) "Par.Pro./To be Postaed at the House of Commons only/post paid" with red (Crown) Paid datestamp; some faults but scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryParliamentary1840 House of Parliament 1d. black with line under inscription, envelope on unwatermarked paper, red (Crown)/Paid datestamp of 7 April, light horizontal fold through the datestamp; fine and rare. Specialised PE2, £8,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryParliamentary1840 Houses of Parliament 1d. black, with line under inscription, front with red (Crown)/Paid datestamp of 21 Jan., also House of Lords (Temporary) 1d. dull vermilion with red (Crown)/Paid datestamp of 31 March; fronts only, good appearance. Specialised PE2, PE5Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1952-54 1½d. green imperforate lower marginal horizontal pair of imprimaturs with "BPMA" handstamps on reverse, unmounted mint original gum, very fine positional piece showing central sheet ornament in the margin, S.G. 517var. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1953-68 collection of booklets (134) housed in an album including 1953-59 undated (2), 1/- undated (7), 2/- Salmon cover (2), 2/- lemon cover (30, including with phosphor bands), 1965-67 2/- orange-yellow cover ( 22, including Jul. 1966 with phosphor bands), 1968-70 2/- grey cover (19, including Jan. 1969), 1967-70 6/- claret cover (9), 1965-66 10/- ochre cover (8), etc., chiefly fine and complete, high catalogue valueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1953-70 collection of booklets housed in an album (180) including 2/6d. (58), 1958-65 3/- (cover Type B) (14), 3/- (cover Type C) (90+, including with graphite lines and phosphor bands), 1968-70 5/- (14), etc., chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1953-70 collection of booklets housed in an album (200+) including 1953-57 3/9d. red cover (20), 1957-67 4/6d. virtually complete run including with graphite lines and phosphor bands, 1953-65 5/- virtually complete run including those with graphite lines and phosphor bands, etc., chiefly fine and freshSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II IssuesThe Machin Plaster CastC. 1966 plaster cast bust of Queen Elizabeth II (c.410 x 500 mm) by renowned sculptor and stamp designer Arnold Machin, the final design used for the 1967-70 so-called Machin issues, mounted within a beech frame and fronted with glass; very fine and rare with only a handful producedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1971 Christmas 3p. with variety carmine-rose omitted, marginal from the left of the sheet, unmounted mint, offered together with normal for comparison. Scarce with only eighteen mint examples recorded by Pierron. S.G. 895b, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1972 Wilding 2d. red-brown block of twelve (4x3) Dollis Hill trials without watermark, cancelled by multiple light strikes of 1972 c.d.s., fine and scarce. Concise £3,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1972 Wilding 3d. deep lilac block of eighteen (6x3) Dollis Hill trials without watermark, cancelled by multiple light strikes of 1972 c.d.s., fine. Concise £6,300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1977 Racket Sports 8½p. Lawn Tennis, block of eight (2x4) from the foot of the sheet with the bottom pair imperforate and the adjacent pair partly perforated, unmounted mint; fine and rare. Brandon Certificate (2006). S.G. 1022a, £2,750+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet, variety bistre-brown omitted, unmounted mint, very fine, Pierron records only twelve examples. S.G. MS1099i, £1,600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1980 Famous Authoresses 13½p. with pale blue omitted with additional minor pale greenish yellow colour shift, offered with normal for comparison, unmounted mint. Scarce, with only c. thirteen recorded by Pierron. S.G. 1126a, £2,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1990 Christmas 22p marginal pair from the foot of the sheet with part inscription, variety imperforate, unmounted mint and fine. S.G. 1527a, £3,000 Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues2004 A British Journey: Wales, Barmouth Bridge, cylinder block of six, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint; Scarce, Pierron only records twenty-four mint pairs. S.G. 2466a, £2,100+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues2002 Moving Home 1st interpanneau pair, variety Queen's head and value at left, together with normal for comparison, unmounted mint and very fine, unlisted and scarce. S.G. 2263varSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainRevenuesConsular Fee1934 (16 April)) Document franked George V 2/-, £1 (5), 1945 (18 Aug.) Document franked George V 5/-, £2 (2), £10 and £20, all with oval British Consulate General/Cairo cancellations; the £10 with slightly rounded corner but otherwise fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853-57 1d. blue, octagonal buckle, tied to envelope to London by "W/24" duplex of 28 April 1891, 1d. lilac, tied to envelope to London by "10" duplex of 14 Aug. 1891, 1867-81 1d. purple, tied to envelope to Leamington Spa by Atherstone "33" duplex; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-57A valuable accumulation (148) of used with 4d. (78) with different watermarks, papers and shades, 6d. (45) and 1/- (25); the majority appear to be good to fine used including a few used abroadSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-57Watermark small Garter 4d. (3), watermark medium Garter 4d. (4), watermark large Garter 4d. (3),watermark Emblems 6d.(2), 1/- (2), all used, good to fine. S.G. 62-72 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-576d. colour trial in green with tight to good margins, imperforate on thin unwatermarked, ungummed wove paper, cancelled by part 'Helmsley' crown trial h.s. in deep blue. Very fine and scarce. Specialised J70, £7,500provenance:Ex. VerusSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-576d. colour trial in green on thin white card with trial helmsley/ crown/ 2.4.56' cancellation circular in blue; generally good margins, upper right corner slightly cut-into, otherwise very fine and rare. Specialised J70, £7,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-57A selection of used with 4d. with different watermarks, papers and shades (5) including Small Garter on white paper and a horizontal pair, 6d, wing margin pair, 1/- wing margin pair and single; generally good to fine. (12)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-571855-80 a used group housed in a stockbook with a number of multiples including 1855-57 4d. (16), watermark small garter white paper, medium garter inverted and normal pair, emblems 6d. azure paper, normal wing margin strip of four, 1/- pair, 1862-64 9d. bistre/straw (9), 1/-, 1867-80 3d. rose/deep rose (16) with block of four and strip of four, 1865-67 1/- green wing margin block of six (2x3), 1866 entire letter to Hong Kong bearing 1865-67 4d. and 1/-, 1867-80 9d. straw/pale straw (15), 2/- blue (7), 1872-73 6d. grey wing margin pair, 1873-80 large garter 4d. sage-green (...

Great Britain1855-571857 (19 Mar.) small mourning envelope from East Grinstead to Colombo, Ceylon bearing the very rare 6d. pale lilac on Azure papertied by numeral "272" cancellation, endorsed via Southampton; hugely rare and probably the finest example extant. B.P.A. Certificate (1987) S.G. 70aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1862-643d. Plate 2 (3), 4d. Plate 3 (2), Plate 4 (2), 6d. Plate 3 (2), PLate 4, 9d. Plate 3 (3), 1/- Plate 1 (= Plate 2) (3), used, chiefly good to fine. S.G. 75-91 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1862-64Watermark Emblems3d. carmine-rose, variety watermark inverted, cancelled by crisp d.s. and barred numeral, a couple of short perfs otherwise fine. S.G. 76wi, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1862-64Watermark Large Garter4d. pale red, Plate 4: TJ, with hair lines, small part original gum with pressed horizontal crease, scarce. S.G. 82, £2,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1862-646d. lilac, Plate 4: imprimatur lettered BK, large even margins and part original gum; very fine. Specialised £4,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1862-646d. lilac, Plate 4: KC-ND in two adjoining blocks of four, large part original gum, with wing margin at right, there are a few spots which show through to the face. Well centredSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1865-67Imprimaturs3d. rose, Plate 4, SJ, good to large margins all round, fresh colour, very fine. Only twenty-four possible examples. S.G. 94var. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Great Britain1865-67Imprimaturs6d. lilac, Plate 5: imperforate imprimatur lettered AK, from the top of the sheet with Plate number "5", unused; superb and unique in private hands. S.G. 97provenance:SeymourSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1865-67Imprimaturs6d. lilac, Plate 6: imperforate imprimatur lettered TB, from the lower part of the sheet with Plate number "6", unused; superb and unique in private hands. S.G. 97provenance:SeymourSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1865-67Used selection (18) on pages, including 3d., 4d. set of Plate numbers 7-14, 9d., 1/-, etc., good to fine. S.G. 92-95 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1865-676d. lilac, with hyphen, Plate 6: NA, unusually tied by Brunswick Star cancellation to envelope (with embossed Star of David on the flap), dated 19 Sept. 1865, to Hungary, blue Aus England per Aachen/Franco datestamp; fine and a scarce destination. S.G. 97Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-803d. rose, Plate 5: JA-JB, horizontal pair from the foot of the sheet (slightly trimmed) and plate 9, TL single example; unused with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 103Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-8010d. red-brown, Plate 1, ME, with wing margin at left, unused with large part original gum with pressed creases not detracting from fine appearance; very scarce. S.G. 112, £3,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.