The Klempka Family Collection of Great Britain - Part II

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The Klempka Family Collection of Great Britain - Part II

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Great Britain1840 MulreadyProofsState 2: a proof of the stereotype with frame lines impressed on India paper (250x213mm), minor peripheral ageing. A good sheet. S.G. MP4, £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyProofsState 3: a proof of the stereotype with frame lines and names, impressed on India paper (140x127mm); there is a light vertical crease in the centre and some light tone spots. S.G. MP4, £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyProofsState 4: proof on fine laid paper (185x121mm) showing the horizontal ground under Britannia and with pencil legend in the lower margins, "from the original block with printers name, H Cole"; there are two vertical folding creases and a couple of minor thins in the margins. S.G. MP4, £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyProofsState 4, stage 2 with side panels and portion of engine turning: on wove paper (202x201mm) with folds around the design; fine. S.G. MP7, £25,000. Photoprovenance:Louis Grunin, April 1998Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny LettersheetForme 2: a complete sheet of twelve (split into a block of eight and a strip of four) unused, folded around the designs; a few age marks and splits along the folds. ScarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Pence LettersheetA complete sheet of twelve (split into a block of eight and a strip of four) unused, folded around the designs; there are a couple of light folds or wrinkles. ScarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersW. Ballard: 1d. A254 (forme 5) with Mountcastle's Hats, printed in black, unused; has been folded ready for use and there is some light ageing around the folds on the front. A good example. S.G. MA1a. PhotoOnly one recorded by Malcolm G. Lowe, 1972-83 (The Muready Advertisments). Numbers recorded for later advertisements refer to this publication.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersCharlton and Meredith: 1d., A54 (forme 3), 1840 (21 Aug.) used locally in London with a bright orange-red Maltese Cross and the datestamp on the flap; good to fine. With advertisement for Reduction of Postage. S.G. MA3a. PhotoOnly three recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersA.Cuddy: 1d., A27 (forme 2), 1840 (18 July) used locally in London, cancelled by a fine orange-red Maltese Cross, a faint straight-line handstamp with the datestamp on the flap. The advertisement with Reduction of Postage and York and London Assurance Company, printed in blue. S.G. MA5aTwo recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersA.Cuddy: 1d. (number removed), 1840 (24 July) used in London, cancelled by a light strike of dull red Maltese Cross (with dot in centre); good. The advertisement with Reductions for Postage and York and London Assurance Company, printed in blue. S.G. MA5aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersA.Cuddy: 1d., A57 (forme 3), 1840 (31 July) used to Waffham with manuscript "try Swaffham" cancelled by a light strike of pale dull red Maltese Cross with London despatch c.d.s. on the flap; small water stain at foot and some minor soiling. The advertisement with Reduction of Postage and Bazaar Baker Street, printed in blue. S.G. MA5bOne recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersA.Cuddy: 1d., A69 (forme 3), 1840 (4 Nov.) used to Hastings and cancelled by a light strike of dull red Maltese Cross with the despatch c.d.s. on the flap; good to fine. With the advertisement To Advertisers ... August, 75.000 and Independent West Middlesex Assurance, printed in blue. S.G. MA5pNot recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersThe East Anglian Envelope Advertiser: 1d., A232 (forme 6), 1840 (23 July) used to Beccles, Suffolk cancelled by a good strike of orange-red Maltese Cross with Ipswich despatch on the flap; good. The advertisement is dated June 15th 1840 with printer's imprint London: Simpkins .. at foot; with manuscript changes to the costs of these covers at foot. Unusual. S.G. MA6b variety. PhotoThree recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersEdinburgh Envelope Advertiser: 1d., A15 (forme 1), 1840 (30 Aug.) used to London and cancelled by a bright red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Edinburgh despatch and the arrival c.d.s.; soiled, especially on the reverse. The advertisement is dated August 12 1840 with Albert Drab Hats. S.G. MA7dOne recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersEdinburgh Envelope Advertiser: 1d., A236 (forme 6), 1841 (7 Feb.) to London, cancelled by a light, dull red Maltese Cross with Dumfries despatch datestamp and London arrival (9.2) on the flap; the wax seal has been cut off, otherwise good to fine. The advertisement is dated December 30, 1840 and P. 1. S.G. MA7zeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersThe Envelope Select Advertiser: 1d. A37 (forme 4), 1840 (2 July) to Dunse Castle, cancelled by a pale orange-red Maltese Cross to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, the reverse with Charing Cross despatch datestamp; the advertisement, printed in blue is headed "No.2 - June 6, 1840". The Drummond black wax seal has caused a small central stain, otherwise fine. S.G. MA10b. PhotoOnly two recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersErredge's Postage Advertiser: 1d., A?9, 1840 (9 July) used to Twickenham, cancelled by a light strike of dull red Maltese Cross with Brighton despatch and London arrival on the reverse; soiled and some thins from the removal of the wax seal and previous mounting. The advertisement is dated June and July 1840. S.G. MA11bFive recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersErredge's Postage Advertiser: 1d., A226 (forme 6), 1840 (24 Aug.) used to London and cancelled by a part strike of red Maltese Cross, the reverse with indistinct Brighton despatch and London arrival datestamp; fine. The advertisement is dated July and August, 1840. S.G. MA11c. PhotoThree recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersWilliam Gilling: 1d. A15 (forme 1), 1840 (16 July) used locally in London with a neat strike of orange-red Maltese Cross struck to the right of Britannia and with the advertisement printed in blue. Light vertical folding crease, clean and fine. S.G. MA12bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersWilliam Gilling: 1d. A5 (forme 1), 1840 (1 Aug.) used locally in London, cancelled by a light red Maltese Cross with "T.P./Brixton" in red and the datestamp on the flap; there is a heavy vertical folding crease, fresh. S.G. MA12cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersWilliam Gilling: 1d. A23 (forme 2), 1840 (19 Aug.) wrapper to London cancelled by a neat strike of dull red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Thirsk despatch and London arrival c.d.s.; the advertisement is printed in blue. Vertical folding crease, fresh. S.G. MA12d. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersGray's Romsey & Hampshire: No. 1, 1d. stereo obscured, 1840 (3 Sept.) wrapper to Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire well cancelled by a red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Charing Cross despatch datestamp; free from filing creases; good to fine. S.G. MA14aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersHallett's Postage Advertiser: 1d. A16 (forme 2) 1840 (5 July) to Liverpool and cancelled by a slightly oily strike of red Maltese Cross, the flap bearing the despatch and arrival datestamps; with advertisement number 1 for 17th June printed in black. Good to fine. S.G. MA15a5 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersJell's General & Commercial Envelope: 1d. A50 (forme 3) 1842 (23 Feb.) to Wolverhampton and cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross, the address side with "23rd February 1842" in red ink; irregularly folded and minor soiling. S.G. MA17xSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersJell's Periodical & Annual Advertiser: 1d. A35 (forme 3), 1840 (25 Sept.) to London (the address written upside-down and cancelled by a slightly oily red Maltese Cross the reverse with Birmingham despatch and London arrival c.d.s., redirected on arrival; small hole from the wafer seal and slight ageing. S.G. MA18a. PhotoNone in the inventorySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersThe Lymington Envelope Advertiser: 1d. A246 (forme 5), 1841 (2 Apr.) to Surrey, cancelled by a very neat strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with light Lymington despatch c.d.s.; light vertical crease. Fine appearance. The advertisement is printed in blue. S.G. MA19a. Photo3 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersThe New Envelope Select Advertiser: A19, A21 and A22 in a vertical strip of three, (forme 2) for advertisement number 6, Aug. 1, 1840; the advertisement on A22 is printed tête-bêche to the others. There are a number of folding creases and the paper has aged. This is believed to be the only multiple of Mulready with printed advertisements. S.G. MA21fSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersHenry Shalders: 1d., stereo number obscured, 1840 (23 June) to Great Oakley, Essex, cancelled by a light strike of red Maltese Cross with Ipswich despatch on the reverse. The advertisement is printed in black. Good to fine. S.G. MA25aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersHenry Shalders: 1d. A236 (forme 6), 1840 (28 July) to London, cancelled by a deep red Maltese Cross, the flap with Ipswich despatch and London arrival c.d.s.; the front is heavily soiled and a cut around the wafer seal on opening. The advertisement is printed in green. S.G. MA25bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersSloper's Commercial Postage Advertiser: 1d. A71 (forme 4), unused but addressed "To the Commissioners of Stamps, Somerset House"; folded as normal and with two vertical filing creases. The lack of advertisments suggest that this was a trial sent to the Commissioners for their approval. Rare. S.G. MA26a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersSloper's Commercial Postage Advertiser: 1d., A238 (forme 6) to Oxford, cancelled by a light strike of red Maltese Cross and with straight-line "Store St" in black, the flap with the despatch and arrival c.d.s.. The advertisement is dated December 1840. S.G MA26b 2 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersSloper's Commercial Postage Advertiser: 1d., A242, 1841 (6 May) to Kingsclere, cancelled by a heavy strike of black Maltese Cross with London despatch c.d.s. on the flap; some soiling on the face. The advertisement includes an illustration for Dear's Improved Cooking Apparatus in the corner. S.G. MA26gSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersSmith's Envelope Advertiser: 1d., stereo number removed, 1840 (26 Sept.) to Edinburgh, cancelled by a slightly smudged strike of red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Nairn and Edinburgh datestamps; some age soiling to the front. The advertisement, printed in blue, is numbered III, page 3. S.G. MA27f2 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersThe Southampton Postage Advertiser: 1d., A251 (forme 5) 1841 (10 Oct.) to Camden Terrace, London cancelled by two partial strikes of dull red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Southampton despatch and London arrival plus handstruck "A" in black; some wear around folds, good to fine. S.G. MA29a. PhotoOnly one recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersTirebuck - Dring & Pages Improved Sikes's Hydrometer: 1d., A7 (forme 1), 1840 (6 July) to Mile End, cancelled by an oily strike of red Maltese Cross with a faint strike of "TP/Temple" in black with the despatch datestamp on the flap; without any filing creases though the oil from the postmark does show through to the advertisement. The inside features a hydrometer and a saccharometer. Fine and scarce. S.G. MA30g. PhotoMalcolm Lowe records only two examplesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vie...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersTirebuck: 1d., A4 (forme 1) unused and folded as normal. Headed Post Office Covers, there is a manuscript note at foot "P.S. These advertisements, by enabling the covers to be sold under cost price and at a profit, were stopped by the Post Office under threat of legal action ...". Unusual and interesting. S.G. MA30hSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersTirebuck - Hydrostatic or Floating Bed: 1d., A50 (forme 3) 1842 (21 Mar.) to Westminster, cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross with indistinct straight-line postmark and London despatch datestamp on the reverse; two heavy vertical folding creases and some soiling. Scarce. S.G. MA31a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersJohn van Voorst: 1d. A4 (forme 1) unused; folded and with trivial staining. The advertisement is for "A History of British Ferns, by Edward Newman". Stereo A4 was replaced by A31. Rare. S.G. MA32b. PhotoNo examples recorded by Malcolm Lowe. There is a pencil note on the flap, "When the Mulready Envelope was first issued it occured to my grandfather Edward Newman that the inside might be used as a capital medium for advertisement, so he corresponded with the P. Office to ascertain if it would be allowed, and obtaining permissi...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersWebb's Postage Advertiser: 1d., A50 (forme 3) 1840 (11 Sept.) to Belfast, cancelled by a slightly smudged orange-red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast datestamp. The advertisement is No. 1 dated 1840 (29 Aug.). Good to fine. S.G. MA34a15 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersWest of England Monthly Postal Advertiser: 1d., stereo removed, 1841 (23 Aug.) to Bath, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Cambridge, London and Bath c.d.s.; a good cover. The advertisement is no.1 for 1840 (17 Aug.). S.G. MA35a 3 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsEnvelope AdvertisersUnknown: 1d., A27 (forme 2) 1840 (13 July) to Coltersworth, cancelled by a neat strike of pale red Maltese Cross and with Lombard Street despatch datestamp on the flap; a light vertical filing fold, generally good to fine. The advertisement is for Church of England Life and Fire Insurance and two other assurance companies. A rare advertiser, thought to be the only recorded example. S.G. MA37a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesAberdeen Marine Insurance Company: 1d. A27 (forme 2) 1843 (21 Nov.) to Newcastle on Tyne, cancelled by a partial strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Newcastle c.d.s. The advertisement in fancy border is dated 1840 (1 Sept.) and has manuscript change to the manager. Fine and scarce. S.G. MA101a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesAtlas Assurance Company: 1d., A34 (forme 3) 1841 (21 Mar.) to Halifax, cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross struck to the right of Britannia (contrary to regulations), the reverse with indistinct despatch and Halifax arrival c.d.s.; horizontal and vertical folding creases. The advertisement is dated 1839 (21 Dec.), scarce first issue. S.G. MA103aThis advertisement not recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesAtlas Assurance Company: 1d., A238 (forme 6) 1842 (22 Apr.) to Liverpool cancelled by a good strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with London and Liverpool datestamp; light soiling around folds. The advertisement dated 1842 (11 Feb.) S.G. MA103f4 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesBritish and Colonial Trust: 1d., A237 (forme 6) 1840 (19 Sept.) to Cheltenham cancelled by a good but slightly oily strike of red Maltese Cross with the London despatch c.d.s. on the reverse. The advertisement printed in blue. Good. S.G. MA104a. Photo2 recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: dated March 5th 1840, 1d. A240 (forme 5) 1841 (19 Jan.) to Stroud and cancelled by a faint strike of pale red Maltese Cross, the flap with Cirencester despatch c.d.s.; some light creasing and soiling. The advertisement with Cirencester in the lower corner. S.G. MA110jSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A244 (forme 5) to Sunderland , cancelled by black Maltese Cross with Newcastle on Tyne despatch c.d.s. on the reverse; horizontal fold and some light soiling. The advertisement with Newcastle in the lower corner. S.G. MA112kSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A17 (forme 2) unused; with Chelmsford in lower corner; folded as usual, generally fine. S.G. MA113cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A237 (forme 6) 1841 (2 Sept.) to Liverpool cancelled by black Maltese Cross the reverse with Halifax despatch and Liverpool arrival datestamps, handstruck "61" on the address panel. The advertisement with Halifax in the lower corner; generally good. S.G. MA113jSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A210 (forme 5), unused. The advertisement with Gainsborough in the lower corner. Folded as usual; slight soiling on the front. S.G. MA113oSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A244 (forme 5), unused; folded as usual and with some soiling to the front and some thins at one side. The advertisement is with Bank, Hay in the lower corner. S.G. MA113pSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A40 (forme 4), 1841 (2 July) to Frensham, cancelled by a good strike of black Maltese Cross with Romsey despatch partly overstruck be Farnham arrival; light soiling. The advertisement with Romsey in the lower corner. S.G. MA113qSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A228 (unallocated), 1842 (9 May) to Shepperton, cancelled by a partial double strike of black Maltese Cross with Bagshot despatch c.d.s. on the reverse. The advertisement with Bagshot in the lower corner. S.G. MA113uSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesClerical, Medical, and General: Presented to the AGM; 1d., A234 (forme 6), 1841 (10 Feb.) to Walsall cancelled by a debris filled Maltese Cross in dull red, the reverse with Ludlow despatch; some light soiling. The advertisement with "R.N. Sankey, Ludlow" in lower corner. B.P.A. Certificate (2010). S.G. MA113zaSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesThe Crown Life Assurance Company: 1d. A65., (forme 3), 1840 (23 July) to Wymondham, Norfolk, cancelled by a neat and upright strike of red Maltese Cross with Wells, Norfolk despatch c.d.s. on the address side; repaired tear on flap, good to fine. The advertisement showing a table of bonuses in 1832 and 1839. S.G. MA114e. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesThe Economic Life Assurance Society: 1d., A69 (forme 3) unused, folded as usual. fresh and fine. The advertisement without agent noted. S.G. MA115aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesThe Economic Life Assurance Society: 1d., A21 (forme 2), 1843 (24 Nov.) to Holborn cancelled by a light strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Farringdon despatch and arrival c.d.s.; a small hole left by the wax seal and light soiling. The advertisement with "9thly" and directors Edgar, Gordon, Hastie, Mendham and Routh. S.G. MA117aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEdinburgh Life Assurance Company: 1d., A26 (forme 2), 1844 (22 Jan.) to Wells, cancelled by a heavy strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Birmingham despatch and Wells arrival c.d.s; horizontal folding crease. The advertisement from Tyndall & Son, Birmingham. S.G. MA120dSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEdinburgh Life Assurance Company: 1d., stereo obscured, 1841 (18 May) cancelled by black Maltese Cross, to Edinburgh with faint Stranraer despatch c.d.s. on the flap; a little soiled. The advertisement from the agent in Stranraer. S.G. MA120hSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d., A68 (forme 3), 1840 (25 July) to Glasgow, cancelled by part red Maltese Cross which just touches Britannia's head, the reverse with London despatch and Glasgow arrival datestamp; a light vertical fold, generally fine. The advertisement in small type is printed in blue. S.G. MA122aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d., A249 (forme 5), unused; folded as usual, some light soiling. The advertisement is printed in blue with Immediate Annuities middle left. S.G. MA121aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d., A30 (forme 2) unused; folded as usual, minor soiling. The advertisement with Capital One million and printed in dark blue. S.G. MA 122bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d., A238 (forme 6) 1842 (17 Oct.) to Maidstone and cancelled by black Maltese Cross, the flap with London despatch and Maidstone c.d.s.; light soiling. The advertisement with Subscribed Capital, One Million and is printed in dark blue. S.G. MA123aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d.. A212 (forme 5) unused; some light soiling. The advertisement, printed in blue, The advertisement with directors Murray, Pigot ... and "Immediate Annuities" at lower left. S.G. MA123aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesEnglish and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance: 1d., A9 (forme 1) 1841 (3 July) to Bristol, cancelled by black Maltese Cross struck to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, with London despatch and Bristol arrival c.d.s. on the reverse. The advertisement (printed in blue) with "Capital One Million" and directors including Way and Whitmore. S.G. MA125a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesFamily Endowment and Life Assurance: 1d. A66 (forme 3), 1840 (11 Sept.) from London to Kilrea, Ireland cancelled by an indistinct dull red Maltese Cross; several faint datestamps including London despatch and Dublin transit (13.9); two vertical filing folds and small segments missing from the wax seal and one other; fresh. The advertisement in two columns, this version being scarce. S.G. MA127aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesFamily Endowment, Annuity, Life Assurance: 1d. A67 (forme 3) unused, folded; very fresh and fine. The advertisement is printed in blue. S.G. MA128aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesFamily Endowment, Annuity, Life Assurance: 1d., A255 (forme 5), 1841 (6 Mar.) to London cancelled by black Maltese Cross, the reverse with faint Rickmansworth despatch and London arrival c.d.s.; some light soiling. The advertisement, printed in blue, is headed "Capital, £500,000". S.G. MA128aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesLondon, Edinburgh and Dublin: 2d. blue lettersheet, a103, unused; small stain and a few minor tone spots; folded. The advertisement with crown at top with the address No.3 Charlotte Row in middle. Very scarce. S.G. MA131e, £3500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesLondon and Westminster Mutual: 1d. A33 (forme 3) 1840 (19 Aug.) to Glasgow and cancelled by red Maltese Cross struck well to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, the flap with Charing Cross despatch and Glasgow arrival (20.8) datestamps; there is a fairly heavy vertical filing crease and some soiling. The advertisement is printed in dark blue. A scarce advertiser. S.G. MA132b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesLondon and Westminster Mutual: 1d. A6 (forme 1) unused; folded and soiled on the front. The advertisement is printed in red and this is believed to be the only recorded example. S.G. MA132c. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesScottish Provident Institution: 1d. A50 (forme 3), 1840 (12 Oct.) used locally in Edinburgh and cancelled by a neat and upright strike of red Maltese Cross with the datestamp on the flap. Clean and fine, without any filing creases. The advertisement is printed in blue, the bottom line "Forms of Proposal ... Manager". Scarce in this format. S.G. MA137aMalcolm Lowe records only one exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesScottish Provident Institution: 1d. (stereo obscured by was seal), 1840 (4 Dec.) to Sheffield and cancelled by a oily brownish red Maltese Cross with part Kilmarnock datestamp on the flap; fragment cut out around the wax seal and light soiling on the folds. The advertisement is printed in blue, at foot is, "Agent for Kilmarnock ...". S.G. MA137hSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesScottish Provident Institution: 1d. A31 (forme 1) unused, folded; good to fine. The advertisement is printed in blue, at foot, Agents for Liverpool ... Birmingham". S.G. MA138bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesScottish Union Fire and Life: 1d. A20, 1841 (12 Apr.) used locally in London and cancelled by a fine strike of black Maltese Cross with indistinct straight-line handstamp and the despatch c.d.s. across the flaps; some thinning around the large black seal and a couple of imperfections. Scarce. S.G. MA143a. PhotoMalcolm Lowe did not record this advertiserSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesUnited Kingdom Life Assurance: 1d. (number obscured), 1842 (3 Dec.) used locally in London and cancelled by black Maltese Cross applied just to the right of Britannia, the despatch c.d.s. in on the flap; light horizontal filing folds, with some minor soiling. The advertisement is printed in blue, at foot, "Agents, Amsterdam ... Rotterdam". S.G. MA144bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsInsurance CompaniesYorkshire Fire and Life: 1d. A68 (forme 3), unused; folded as usual, there are a couple of thins from previous mounting; otherwise good to fine. S.G. MA147aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsStamp and Tax OfficesAberdeen: 1d., A22 (forme 2) 1842 (2 May) to Stonehaven, cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross with Aberdeen and Stonehaven (partial) boxed datestamp on the reverse; fine and free from filing folds. The contents are dated 1st May 1842. Scarce. S.G. MA201g.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsStamp and Tax OfficesCupar: 1d. envelope, A162 (forme 3) 1841 (Apr.) to John Macfarlane, Writer, Dunfermline, cancelled by a dark black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Dunfermline arrival c.d.s. (5.4); the envelope was folded as normal for posting but refolded into an oblong for filing resulting in some heavy creases. The contents are dated 2nd April 1841. Envelopes with advertisements are very scarce. S.G. MA212a, £3500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsStamp and Tax OfficesKirkwall: 1d., A239 (forme 6) 1842 (15 Mar.) to Mainland, cancelled by a neat black Maltese Cross, the reverse with a very faint strike of Kirkwall boxed datestamp in red. Some light ageing. The contents dated 15th March 1842. Rare and thought to be the only surviving example. S.G. MA238a. PhotoNot recorded by Malcolm LoweSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsStamp and Tax OfficesNewcastle: 1d., A40 (forme 4) 1841 (2 Nov.) to Alnwick, cancelled by a light strike of pale black Maltese Cross with Newcastle and Alnwick (red) c.d.s. on the reverse and manuscript notation on one side flap; two vertical folds (one reinforced with archival tape). The contents with "I have to acknowledge the receipt of your ...". Scarce. S.G. MA 251c. PhotoNot recorded by Malcolm LoweSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsStamp and Tax OfficesStirling: 1d. envelope, A154 (forme 2), 1842 (22 Mar.) to Campsie, cancelled by the distinctive Stirling Maltese Cross in black, the reverse with partial Stirling and Glasgow datestamps; there is a light vertical folding crease; fine and attractive. The contents dated 15th March 1842. S.G. MA255a, £3500+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsBanksBarnett Hoares and Co.: 1d., A10 (forme 1) 1842 (8 June) to Eye, Suffolk, cancelled by a fine strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Ipswich and faint Eye c.d.s. The contents are in normal type. S.G. MA301bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsBanksBate & Robins: 1d., A23 (forme 1) 1841 (2 Mar.) to Wolverhampton cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross, the flap with a good strike of Stourbridge (yeardate inverted) despatch c.d.s.; there is a light horizontal filing crease and some minor soiling. S.G. MA302aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersJohn Bright: 1d., A70 (forme 4) 1842 (7 Dec.) to Old Palace Yard, cancelled by a neat and upright strike of black Maltese Cross over straight-line "Pall Mall" with London despatch datestamp on the flap; vertical filing crease and light soiling. The advertisement is printed in blue and is headed "Bright's Nutritious Farina, ...". This is thought to be the only recorded example. S.G. MA415a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersBritish and Foreign School Society: 1d., stereo removed, 1840 (7 Dec.) to Wincobank, Sheffield cancelled by a good strike of pale red Maltese Cross which just touches Britannia, London despatch c.d.s. on the flap; without folding creases, fresh. The address on the foot of the advertisement has London at the end. Scarce. S.G. MA416b. PhotoOnly one example recorded by Malcolm LoweSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersChaloner, Houghton, & Fleming: 1d. envelope, A138 (forme 1) 1840 (2 Nov.) to Great Yarmouth, cancelled by a light red Maltese Cross with Liverpool despatch c.d.s. on the reverse; there is a horizontal fold below the address (where the envelope was originally folded). The advertisement advised of an auction sale of logs of mahogany and other woods. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2010). S.G. MA418b, £3500. PhotoMalcolm Lowe did not record any examples of thisSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersCheltenham Anniversary of the Centenary Fete: 1d., A26 (forme 2) 1840 (22 July) to Sheffield cancelled by a light red Maltese Cross with Cheltenham despatch c.d.s. alongside; some creasing and soiling, the sender's note is in the side margin. The advertisement includes the "Display of Fireworks". Scarce. S.G. MA421b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersCheltenham Anniversary of the Centenary Fete: 1d., A65 (forme 3) 1840 (1 Sept.) to Blenheim House, Waterford, cancelled by a neat strike of dull red Maltese Cross with Cheltenham despatch c.d.s. alongside and faint Waterford arrival (9.9) on the reverse; vertical and horizontal folds (one small section reinforced with archival tape). The advertisement with pictorial image centre top. Scarce. S.G. MA421c. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersJ. Green: 1d., A238 (forme 6) 1841 (11 Aug.) to Charleville, cancelled by a black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Cork despatch and Charleville c.d.s.; roughly opened and some soiling. The advertisement is for the Paper warehouse in Cork (paper wrinkle), A scarce advertisement, especially interesting as there are very few such lettersheets from Ireland. B.P.A. Certificate (2010). S.G. MA 434a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersChas. Hall, Music Seller: 1d., A64 (forme 3) 1841 (13 May) to Gloucester cancelled by an almost indistinct strike of Maltese Cross in black, the reverse with Cheltenham despatch overstruck by the arrival c.d.s.; heavy vertical folding crease and soiled, The advertisement with a musical score with "hants", "C.Hale/ Battishill/ Mornington". These are quite scarce and popular. S.G. MA 435b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersChas. Hall, Music Seller: 1d., A60 (forme 3) unused; folded, soiling and creasing. The advertisement with "Labitsky" at side. Very scarce. S.G. MA435e. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersSamuel Hanson & Son: 1d., A235 (forme 6) 1842 (8 Jan.) to Aberdeen and cancelled by a heavy strike of dark black Maltese Cross, the flap with London despatch (Lombard Street) and Aberdeen arrival (11.1); some minor soiling; good. The advertiser is an importer of foreign fruits with oranges and lemons. S.G. MA436aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersT. Kerslake: 1d., A228 (unplaced stereo), unused; good to fine. The advertisement is for "Cheap New Books" with "Ainsworth" in top left corner. Scarce. S.G. MA445aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersKing's College Hospital: 1d., A15 (forme 1) 1841 (4 Mar.) to St. Albans, cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross with London despatch c.d.s. on the flap; free from filing creases, small thin from wafer on opening. Scarce. S.G. MA446b. PhotoOnly 2 recorded by Malcolm LoweSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersLondon and Croydon Railway: 1d., A67 (forme 3), unused; vertical crease and soiling. The advertisement is fresh and printed in blue with "Sundays. Every Half Hour ..." at foot. Very scarce. S.G. MA451a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersThe Milton Press: 1d. (stereo obscured), 1840 (28 Aug.) to Kensington, cancelled by a good strike of red Maltese Cross with a light strike of "T.P./88 Oxford St." in black, the reverse with despatch and arrival datestamps; small opening faults, otherwise good to fine. The advertisement is for the Milton Press Printing Establishment and features an engraving of their central office in Chandos Street. Scarce being one of three known covers. S.G. MA456a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersMimpress & Co.: 1d., A230 (forme 6) 1842 (1 May) to Cheltenham, cancelled by a slightly smudged black Maltese Cross with Wantage despatch and the arrival c.d.s. (2.5) on the reverse; some very light ageing, good to fine. The advertisement is for the Theological Library in Cheltenham, at the foot, "A Large and Constant Supply of Wright and Allbright's Cheap Publications for Schools, &c". Very scarce. S.G. MA457b. PhotoMalcolm Lowe did not record any Mimpress advertisementsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more infor...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersThe Newry Telegraph: 1d. envelope, A139 (forme 1) 1840 (8 Sept.) to Belfast, cancelled by a double strike of pale red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Newry despatch and Belfast arrival (9.9); generally fine. Unusually the advertisement is printed in red on the outside of the flaps. A rare and desirable Mulready. S.G. MA459a. £3500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersHenry Penny: 1d., A30 (forme 2) 1840 (3 Sept.) to Derby cancelled by a fine strike of vermilion-red Maltese Cross with the arrival c.d.s. in the lower corner and Leicester despatch on the reverse; there are a couple of small thins from earlier mounting, otherwise fine. The advertisement is for his Metallic Paper Memorandum Books, printed in a slanting type. Very scarce. S.G. MA463a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersJohn Richards and Co.: 1d., A21 (forme 2) 1841 (27 Apr.) to Farringdon, Berks. cancelled by a fine and neat strike of deep black Maltese Cross with London despatch on the flap; some minor soiling, good to fine. The advertisement for the Mirror of Parliament with Charnock's Story's Laws ... lower right corner. S.G. MA468bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersFreeman Roe: 1d., A50 (forme 3) 1840 (5 Sept.) to Kidwelly in Carmarthenshire, cancelled by a red Maltese Cross; there is a very light horizontal filing fold; good to fine. The advertisement is of "Patentee of the Self Supplying Closet Basin" and is illustrated with examples of their wares. A rare and desirable advert. S.G. MA471b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersWilliam Shaw: 1d., A44 (forme 4) 1840 (27 Aug.) to Waterford, cancelled by a good strike of red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Dublin despatch and Waterford arrival; horizontal filing crease and some soiling. The advertisement for "Two Establishments" and includes the typographical error at lower left "earliest tatention...". The handwritten letter in the margin is a request for payment of an outstanding bill. Scarce. S.G. MA475cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions fo...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersShaw Brothers: 1d., A19 (forme 2) 1840 (1 Sept.) to Dublin cancelled by a neat and upright strike of red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Liverpool despatch and Dublin arrival datestamps; clean and fine. The advertisement is for "Penny Stamped Covers" in a fancy frame with crowns in the corners. Rare. S.G. MA476a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersShaw & Sons: 1d., A7 (forme 1), 1840 (5 Sept.) to Barrow on Sour, cancelled by a double strike of an oily red Maltese Cross centred just to the right of Britannia and bears a good strike of "missent to/leicester/97" struck in red, London despatch is on the reverse; light vertical fold. The advertisement is headed "Extension of Vaccination". S.G. MA477b. PhotoOne recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersShaw & Sons: 1d., stereo missing, 1841 (20 July) to York, cancelled by a fine strike of the black Maltese Cross with London and York backstamps. The advertisement is headed "poor laws" and the address panel with additional "to postmasters, just published, and now in general use,a book for the Entry of Money Post Office Orders issued, and Money Post Office Orders paid; strongly half bound ..." printed in red. A fine and highly desirable example of this rare advertisement. One of only two recorded. B.P.A. Certificate (2010)....

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersShaw and Sons: 1d., A231 (substituted in forme 3) 1842 (7 June) to the Keeper of the Common Gaol and Small Bridewell at Fisherton Anger, Salisbury, cancelled by black Maltese Cross struck to the right of Britannia contrary to regulations, the reverse with London despatch and Salisbury (8.6) arrival c.d.s.; good to fine. The advertisement is for Law Works Published by Shaw and Sons with "A Practical Treatise" in top left corner. S.G. MA477j. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersShaw and Sons: 1d., A47 (forme 1), 1842 (26 Feb.) with partial printed address to Keighly, cancelled by an oily strike of black Maltese Cross with Bradford Yorks c.d.s. in lower corner, London despatch c.d.s. on the flap; free from filing creases, some light ageing of the paper. The advertisement is for many different types of form, top right corner with "A List of". An unusual Mulready, printed both sides. S.G. MA477uSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersSociety For the Extinction of the Slave Trade, and for the Civilisation of Africa: 1d., A4 (forme 1, later substituted for A31), unused; vertical folding crease, fresh and fine. The legend at the foot of the contents reads "Post Office Covers ... 1s. and 2s. ..." and the 8th line at right ends with "horrid". S.G. MA480eSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersSociety For the Extinction of the Slave Trade, and for the Civilization of Africa: 2d. lettersheet, a92, 1841 (4 Dec.) to Clifton and redirected to Leamington, cancelled by a black Maltese Cross and with manuscript "2" for the redirection fee, the reverse with London despatch, two Bristol and Leamington arrival c.d.s.; quite a heavy vertical folding crease, the advertisement with Post Office Covers at foot. Scarce. S.G. MA480h, £3500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyPrinted AdvertisementsIndividual AdvertisersWelshman Newspaper: 1d., A235 (forme 6) 1843 (24 Apr.) to H. West, cancelled by a slightly smudged black Maltese Cross with Carmarthen despatch and Haverfordwest arrival; some soiling and wear around the folds. The advertisement commences, "A Money order may be obtained at the Post Office ...". Very scarce. MA493b. PhotoMalcolm Lowe did not record any examples of either Welshman advertisementSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1aHD re-entry, a matched set with plate 1a with good to large margins, cancelled by brown-red Maltese cross, small mark on the reverse; plate 1b in a deep shade, good to large margins, a light and central strike of black Maltese Cross; 1b. in red with large to very large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. An attractive trio. Cat. £1650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1aKD in a light shade showing some plate wear, good margins (a sloping edge at top right corner just goes into the design) cancelled by a crisp strike of dark red Maltese Cross on 1840 (16 May) wrapper to London, the flap with the Andover despatch c.d.s. partly covered by London arrival (18,5); the stamp has been affixed to the cover by sealing wax; there is a light horizontal filing crease. An interesting cover showing one person's method of affixing the new stamps to the letter, perhaps not trusting the gum, and the cover was not otherwise sealed. An u...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1aPC in a matched trio; plate 1a. small to large margins with a red Maltese Cross; plate 1b good to very large margins with pale orange-red Maltese Cross and the red with large to very large margins and part black Maltese Cross. Fresh and attractive (3). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1bEL matched pair, both with almost identical large to very large margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross. An exceptional and delightful pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1bID re-entry matched pair; black with good to very large margins with a very pale strike of red Maltese Cross at foot leaving a clear profile; red with close to large margins and a central black Maltese Cross; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1bGI, small to large margins and tied on small piece by orange-red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1bLD (recut L square) matched pair; black with close to large margins with a neat red Maltese Cross which leaves much of the profile clear; red with good to large margins and a central strike of black Maltese Cross, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 1bLG-LH, ME-MF two pairs, good to large margins (LH just cut into at foot) on 1840 (11 July) wrapper to Stone, tied by strikes of dull red Maltese Cross, the reverse with London despatch c.d.s. some light vertical folding creases, clear of the adhesived. An attractive cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 2EE-EL horizontal strip of eight on 1840 (5 June) on long entire to Olney, the strip, the margins are generally close or touched to large and there is a serpentine cut along the top, one cutting into EI, and cancelled by smudged strikes of deep red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Stoney Stratford despatch c.d.s.; there is a heavy crease which runs through EH. An impressive solicitor's letter. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 2LD-ND, LL-NL and PE-QE, margins are mostly good to large by just cut into PL, two strips and a pair tied on 1840 (1 July) wrapper to Wath by smudged red Maltese Cross, the reverse with York despatch c.d.s.; the wrapper has had some creases pressed out and some of the adhesive show some ageing; a spectacular cover originally weighing 4 ounces. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 2RK with small to good margins on 1840 (15 July) from Threadneedle Street to Chancery Lane, tied by dark red Maltese Cross with "T.P./Cornhill" alongside; redirected (the new address is unclear) with plate 3, QI with good to enormous margins (scissor cut into Q square) tied by red Maltese Cross and faint "T.P./Chancery Lane" in black and showing both datestamps on the flap. Horizontal crease and some soiling. A good redirected cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 2A small group with QA touching (A square) to very large margins neat brownish red Maltese Cross leaving much of the profile clear and matched with 1d. red-brown; AH with large margins and apparently cancelled by red and black postmarks (light soiling), GI-GJ pair with good to large margins, GI matched with 1d. red-brown; also several examples of the red-brown printing with QH-QJ strip of three, margins generally good to large, AH, EL, JD and QD. (13)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 3LK in a deep shade showing slight signs of plate wear, good even margins and cancelled by a neat strike of orange-red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 3QC, QJ two singles on small piece, QC touching (Q square) to large margins, QJ large margins all round, fresh appearance and cancelled by pale red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 3TB with small to good margins and cancelled by a neat strike of brownish red Maltese Cross; also TJ with touched to enormous margins tied on small piece by light red Maltese Cross. (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 5AI, BA (state 2), FI and HJ, with good to large margins (FI just caught at top) used with 1840 2d. light blue plate 1, CA, DA-DB with mixed margins (a portion of DA is at the foot of CA) on piece, each cancelled by good strikes of a deep red Maltese Cross; a dramatic combination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 5OL with good to very large margins with a smudged strike of black Maltese Cross and showing a light offset of the printing on the reverse (approx. 6mm higher). A very unusual variety on this issue. R.P.S. Certificate (2016). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 5PB with good to very large margins, tied on small piece by orange-red Maltese Cross; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 5RI in a deep shade, small to large margins with a smudged strike of light red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 5SE with close to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross on 1841 (15 Feb.) entire to Glastonbury with faint London despatch 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 6AF with good margins, on piece and cancelled by a good strike of dull red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 6FB with good to large margins, shows diagonal strokes at foot (possibly from cleaning the plate) and strong side line to N.E. corner, cancelled by a light red Maltese Cross which is centred to the right leaving a partially clear profile; there is a light horizontal bend. An interesting stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 6LI in a deep shade, good to large margins and cancelled by a very light strike of pale red Maltese Cross. Fresh and fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 7JC with good to very large margins, just tied on small piece by a good strike of dull red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 7PG with close to very large margins, on piece, cancelled by a neat black Maltese Cross which leaves much of the profile clear; also OB with margins almost touching to good, on piece and cancelled by a neat red Maltese cross. (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 8A small selection with Penny Black MF, smalll to large margins and cancelled by a light strike of red Maltese Cross; also red-brown printings with AC, GL showing a good ivory head, FG on piece, FH and MH with good to large margins. (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 9HJ, IK, margins are good to large (IK touching N.E. corner) on 1841 (17 Mar.) wrapper to Charminster, Dorset "to be delivered without delay", the reverse with Ilchester despatch and Dorchester arrival c.d.s. A delightful 1 ounce rate cover which contained an estimate for arches of different spans. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 9KF with large to very large margins, a light and central strike of black Maltese Cross; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 9A selection with Penny Black TD, close to large margins and red Maltese cross; a selection of red-brown with BI and JB showing slight ivory head, BE, DE, GG, GI, HD (2), IG. LK, MG (three margins, on piece), OB and PG; margins are generally good to large, mostly good to fine. (14)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 10A selection on page with JL in a light shade on thinner paper, close to large margins with a neat and central strike of black Maltese Cross; QE touching to large margins, on piece and cancelled by red Maltese Cross; also red-brown with HJ, IF, IL, JK, LB and SD plus state 2 BG and BI; margins are, good to large. (10)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate 11FE in a deep shade for this plate, good margins, a little close at N.W. corner, and cancelled by a central strike of black Maltese Cross. A good example form this difficult plate. B.P.A. Certificate (1999). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MF-MK horizontal strip of six in a deep shade, good to large margins (close at lower left corner) on 1841 (1 July) wrapper to Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky, the adhesives cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross and tied by a U.S. transit c.d.s., the reverse with Dromore despatch c.d.s., part Dublin transit and the sender's name, "Miss Eliza J. Weir"; redirected to Washington City with rate mark crossed through and "free" added twice with a light strike of Lexington c.d.s. (25.7) at left. Two vertical filing creases run through MF and MK which have crac...

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TB in a light blue shade, close to very large margins and well tied by a red Maltese Cross on 1841 (9 Jan.) entire to Halifax with Manchester despatch on the reverse; vertical folding creases. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2AA in blue, small to large margins on thick paper with a central strike of black Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2DG in a bright blue shade, good to very large margins showing a fragment of the stamp to the left, a neat strike of black Maltese Cross. An attractive stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2NB in a full blue colour with large to enormous margins showing a significant portion of NC, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2QI, RI in a deep blue shade, QI with touching to good margins, RI just cut into at sides, tied by black Maltese Cross on 1841 (14 Jan.) entire to Greenock, the reverse with faint London despatch and Greenock arrival datestamp; some folding creases. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 1b, BI with very large to enormous margins all round, tied on small piece by a complete strike of black Maltese Cross. Exceptional. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 1b, EJ-FJ vertical pair, good to large margins all round and cancelled by neat strikes of black Maltese Cross. EJ with re-entry which is faint on the red printings. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 1b: LG-LH horizontal pair in a warm shade, close to very large margins and tied by three strikes of black Maltese Cross on wrapper to Edinburgh, the reverse with Dundee 1841 (20 Aug.) boxed datestamp and Edinburgh arrival; vertical filing crease. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 1b, a selection of good to fine used with BD, CE, EI, MC, NF recut N, NJ recut N, PB with Scottish Maltese Cross, QE, RG, SG and TE state 3; margins are generally good to large or very large all round, neat Maltese Cross in black. A fine and appealing group. (11)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 2: A group with CB, IG, JI and QK each showing good to large margins, HL re-entry, touching at right and NA-NH strip of eight with mixed margins and some creases. (13)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: AC state 2 in a light shade, close to large margins and tied by two light strikes of black Maltese Cross on entire to Aberystwyth and showing a light strike of Lampeter 1841 (17 Sept.) open-circle datestamp. Free from filing creases, a fresh and delightful item of Welsh postal history. S.G. AS32. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: DC state 3 in a light shade, good to large margins and cancelled by a neat and central strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with a good strike of the straight-line "blackwatertown" despatch postmark, 1841 (14 Apr.) open top Moy c.d.s. and Dublin transit; free from filing creases. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). S.G. AS33. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: KG-ML right margin block of eighteen, with full original gum, side margin showing the inscription, small to large margins; there are a few faults with repaired tear through KJ-LJ, a tear into KL; MG, MI, MJ and ML with slight surface damage. An impressive and rare block. S.G. £204,000+++ (pair £20,000 (x3) and block of four £48,000 (x3)) Photoprovenance:'Chartwell', July 2002Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: PB state 3 non-coincident re-entry, in a warm shade, close to very large margins, showing a fragment of the adjoining stamp, and cancelled by a part strike of black Maltese Cross on wrapper to Westminster, a light strike of "T.P./Leadenhall St." handstamp in violet struck alongside, the reverse with London 1841 (11 Sept.) datestamp; vertical folding crease. without the side flaps. A striking example of this prominent re-entry. R.P.S. Certificate (1993). S.G. AS32B. Photoprovenance:Pichai Buranasombati, March 2001Subject to 20%...

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: QA state 2, in a dark shade, good to large margins and well tied by light and neat strike of black Maltese Cross on entire to Oswestry with a good strike of open-circle St. Asaph 1841 (6 May) c.d.s. with the arrival postmark on the reverse; free from filing folds. S.G. AS32. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: A collection of used with LI showing ivory head, AI, AL, CK, CL, DG, EJ, FD, GK, HH, IF, JK, KI, KK, LC, LK, MD, ME-MH strip of four, MF (2), MJ, NI-NK strip of three, OD, OE (2), PK, QI, RK, SH and TI; all are with good to large margins and the majority are fine. A very good lot. (35)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 5: A small group of covers with HA state 2 on 1841 (25 Apr.) entire to Cambridge, good to large margins and tied by a central strike of black Maltese Cross; NA state 3 on 1841 (25 July) entire from Stockton to Darlington, margins close or touching to large, fine; 1841 (30 Mar.) entire from Bromley to Pontefract bearing BG-BL, CK-CL (mixed margins), with boxed "Bromley/Penny Post" handstamp and neat arrival c.d.s. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: BI-BL state 2 strip of four, small to large margins and neat strike of black Maltese Cross; BI light vertical bend, otherwise a fine and good strip. Also matched with BI-BJ pair state 1 (close to very large margins, BJ long cut into design). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: CI-CL strip of four, state 2 (CJ-CL) in a warn red-brown shade, close to very large margins on bluish paper; very fine. Shows the coincident re-entries and transfer roller lines in the vertical margins. Matched with CF-CK state 1 strip of six (clear to good margins, CF and CI touched on one side) with neat Scottish Maltese Cross; there are a few minor imperfections, a very scarce pair of multiples. S.G. AS47, 54. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: IH with large even margins, cancelled by a neat and central strike of black Maltese Cross on 1841 (2 Aug.) wrapper (side flaps removed) to Olney with Newport Pagnel.. transit on address side and Bedford despatch on the reverse. Exceptionally fresh and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: A group of strips with EG-EI state 2 strip of three with good to enormous margins; JA-JE strip of five on slightly blued paper with good margins but just touching or cut into in a couple of places; MI-ML strip of four (MI double "M") with large to very large margins, cut a little close in one corner; and OD-OG strip of four with good to large margins. An attractive and appealing group. (16)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: a collection of single stamps on pages each with good to large margins all round (close in a few places), and includes OB state 2; most are neatly cancelled. A very good group. (37)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 8: A small group of covers with 1841 (20 July) entire bearing MA (close to large margins) from Edinburgh to Tipperary, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross with the appropriate datestamp on the flap; 1841 (7 Nov.) entire to Keighley bearing ME (close to large margins) in a warm shade on blued paper cancelled by a light strike of black Maltese Cross with Bradford-Yorks despatch c.d.s. alongside; and 1842 (5 Mar.) wrapper to Thurso bearing LJ (touching to good margins) with Dingwall transit alongside, the flap with Dundee, Aberdeen...

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 9: A collection of stamps on pages, all apparently with margins all round, generally good to large, some multiples with BB-BC pair (BB state 2), OC-OE strip of three, PA-PD strip of four, LH-MI block of four (just cut into side of MH), numbers in Maltese Cross with 1, 5, 7 and 11 plus many others. A very good lot. (61)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 9: A selection of 1841 covers with (20 Mar.) entire to Liverpool bearing JJ (large margins) on blued paper just tied by black Maltese Cross; (7 Apr.) NH (touched to large margins) well tied by a superb black Maltese Cross from London to Halifax; (10 Apr.) TE (good to large margins) cancelled by manuscript cross and black Maltese Cross from Edenderry to Dublin; (17 May) TC with lower margins showing imprint (other margins just touching in two places from London to Andover; (14 July) KC showing prominent guide line (good to large m...

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 10: FH-FJ, FK good to large margins (cut between FJ, FK goes into the corner of FJ) on 1841 (5 Apr,) entire from London to Blandford and cancelled by black Maltese Cross; the reverse with despatch and arrival c.d.s.; horizontal filing crease.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 10: A collection of stamps on pages, all with margins all round, generally good to large and includes Greenock Maltese Cross and EK-EL pair. A good group. (27)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: BL with large to very large margins and the sheet margin at right, just tied by a neat black Maltese Cross on wrapper to Nottingham the reverse with Edinburgh 1841 (4 Nov.) despatch and faint arrival c.d.s.; the wax seal has been excised. Fine and highly collectable. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: FK-HL block of six, generally good margins but touching or just cut into in a couple of places, on 1841 (29 June) entire used locally in London, each cancelled by a good strike of black Maltese Cross; a very scarce block on cover, thought to be the largest. Fresh and attractive. R.P.S. Certificate (1998). Photoprovenance:Pichai Buranasombati, March 2001 Lady Mairi Bury, November 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: MG with close to large margins, just tied by black Maltese Cross on 1841 (21 Aug.) entire to Keithley with Bradford - Yorks despatch c.d.s. alongside and Halifax (23.8) on the flap. Attractive. Also SA on blued paper showing some plate wear (close to large margins) tied by black Maltese Cross on 1842 (12 Jan.) entire letter to Rugby then redirected to Coventry with only the London despatch datestamp on the reverse. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: A selection which includes PD-PG strip of four on piece, FE, JA (very fine), KI and KL (2), one in a pale shade; margins are generally good to large. (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: A collection of four margin examples, the margins appear to be good to large in general and shows a range of shades, blued paper, some distinctive Maltese Cross. some state 2 stamps. The stamps appear to be good to fine. (66)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 One Penny Red-brownBlack Plate PrintingsPlate 11: A group of covers with 1841 (1 May) to Halifax bearing IJ (good margins), Edinburgh despatch on the reverse; 1841 (19 July) JI (good to very large margins) on wrapper from Edinburgh to London; 1841 (7 Aug.) DI (small to enormous margins) tied by neat Maltese Cross on entire from Barnard's Castle to Newcastle; 1841 (15 Sept.) SE (close to very large margins) on entire to Cirencester bearing undated Minghin Hampton postmark on reverse; 1841 (11 Sept.) entire to Tenby bearing AD, BE, BF and IG (creased) (two touched or cut into...

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3A small group of multiples with NA-NC in deep full blue, close to large margins and tied on small piece by black Maltese Cross; LJ-LL in blue, close to very large margins and light black Maltese Cross cancellations, OC-OF/PD-PF irregular block of seven in pale blue, close to very large margins (just touching OC) and tied on piece by "465" (?) numeral. (13)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 July) entire letter to Edinburgh bearing IJ (mixed margins, cut into at left) with 1841 1d. plate 22, BH (touching to large margins) cancelled by two strikes of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with London despatch and the arrival c.d.s.; three vertical folding creases, one running through the 2d. adhesive. The Penny Red pays the late fee. R.P.S. Certificate (2022). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4CH-CI, GG-GH two pairs in a light shade on 1851 (12 Dec.) entire to Edinburgh tied by "134" numerals of Bristol, the adhesives with good to large margins all round and neatly cancelled on "Parliamentary Notice" of the Vale of Neath Railway. The printed letter is to property owners who will be affected by the proposed extension to the railway. With Bristol despatch and Edinburgh arrival, there is a vertical filing crease. Pays postage 2d. and registration 6d. Originally addressed to Gelston Castle. A fine and interesting letter associated with the railwa...

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4LG-LI strip of three and EK on 1851 (26 Dec.) wrapper registered to Kendal, tied by neat Leeds "447" numerals, the margins are generally good to very large but just cut into in a couple of places; marked "Registered" in red ink, the reverse with Leeds, Manchester and Kendal (27.12) c.d.s. Attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 41850-53 a group of wrappers from London to a solicitor in Hull with LD (close to very large margins) and JG (large to very large margins) single franking covers which are fine and without folding creases; KD-KE pair (good to large margins) and TE-TF (good to enormous margins) on larger wrapper (folding creases). An attractive group. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4A group of heavy-weight covers bearing multiple frankings with 1852 entire from London to Colchester bearing IJ-IL, JH-JI and JI-JL (margins generally good to large) with a fine strike of straight-line "Kingston" alongside; two heavy filing creases go through two of the adhesives; 1852 entire from London to Chelmsford bearing GI-GL and FJ-FL (margins generally good to very large but cut into in a couple of places) in a bright shade; filing crease away from the adhesives; 1854 entire from London to Usk bearing RE-RF and RJ-RL (mixed margins, some very lar...

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BlueCollections and RangesA collection on leaves with a group of plate 3 with Maltese Cross (18) plus a strip of four and with 1844-type numerals (12); plate 4 including a block of four plus other singles and multiples and a group of the TC repairs (3, plus 5 perforated). Condition is generally fine, a good lot. (86)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlates 12 - 16: A collection of covers, written-up on pages with plate 12, IE (2 covers) and RB; plate 13 AI and CJ on wrapper from London to Oxford, FH plus LI on blued paper; plate 14, HF, HJ, IC, JD, PJ and SF; plate 15 CC on blued paper, EB on entire from Manchester to Halifax bearing faint strike of fancy "P L" on oval (posted late), HK, JH and OK; plate 16 BA on blued paper, KL, OA-OB pair, OF, RH and TC. Virtually all the stamps with margins all round, most being good to large. A very useful group of these early plates. (23 covers)Subject to 20%...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlates 17 - 27: A collection of covers on leaves with plate 17 HB (close to large margins) on entire to Halifax with neat "Pooley-St" alongside, IH on blued paper (good to large margins), LD on blued paper (good to large margins); plate 18 HC (large margins), NE (small to large margins), RI worn impression (good to large margins), SD in a deep shade (good to enormous margins) on 1841 wrapper from London to Ipswich and redirected to Cambridge with the additional penny paid in cash, TI state 2 (good to large margins; plate 19 FD (touching to large margins...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 17: KL with large to very large margins tied on 1841 (8 Oct.) envelope to Grosvenor Square by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross, the reverse with Chatham despatch and London arrival; good to fine. An important cover which is believed to be the earliest recorded date of use of this plate (Stanley Gibbons records from 14th October). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 17: 1842 (22 Aug.) wrapper to Selby bearing plate 20, CH in a deep red-brown shade cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross, redirected to Clitheroe with plate 17, PB in a paler shade, margins just touching to very large and cancelled by a different Maltese Cross, with a fine strike of Selby c.d.s. (23.8) in blue and faint Clitheroe arrival (24.8), the reverse with Blackburn despatch and a second transit c.d.s. (24.8); horizontal filing crease at foot. A good forwarded coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 18: 1d. dark red-brown on blued paper, FI-FL strip of four good to large margins, almost touching left corner and cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross. Also plate 20 in a light red-brown, BE-BH strip of four with good to very large margins and tied on piece by neat strikes of black Maltese Cross. Two attractive stripsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 25: 1842 (19 Nov.) banker's wrapper to Darlington bearing OD, OG, OG-OL strip of six, margins are generally good to large but just cut into the foot of OH and close at either side, the reverse with Durham despatch and arrival c.d.s.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlates 29 - 45: A collection of covers on pages with plate 29 HB-HE strip of four on blued paper (small to very large margins) vertical crease through HI, LG-LH pair (small to large margins), NB (close to large margins), SB on blued paper (large margins): plate 31 AD and CE on entire to Selby, blued paper (good to very large margins); plate 32 FD (large to enormous margins) showing traces of four adjacent designs on entire to Rotherham marked "with speed"; plate 33 GJ (large margins) on wrapper from Noblehouse to Peebles with handstruck "linton/413 - e"...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlates 46 - 169: A collection of plated covers on pages, most are selected examples with good to large margins and includes plate 46 on cover from Shaftesbury to Wimborne and redirected to London with the additional penny paid in cash, plate 61 EJ showing the re-entry (2 covers), plate 65 EB-EE (mixed margins) on cover with "Bishopsgate St. Within", plate 66 RH re-entry, plate 67 EG and MD on cover, one paying late fee, plate 68 AA-AD strip of four and RI-RL strip of four, plate 70 FH-FK strip of four, HB on envelope to Binfield with undated Binfield in...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 69: PG-RK block of fifteen, close to good margins, just touching top of PK and very large at right, cancelled by London "17" numerals. A good multipleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 75, LK Union Jack re-entry, good to large margins all round and cancelled by a light strike of "535" of Stow on the Wold which leaves the re-entered top square clear. A fine example of the very popular re-entry. S.G. BS64a, £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 75, LK Union Jack re-entry, small to good margins (a small nick into the right side) on 1849 (13 Jan.) cover tied by "575" of Norwich to Clay next the Sea, with manuscript "Missent to Clay", the reverse with Norwich (blue), Clay (red) and Thetford (green) c.d.s. Light central vertical fold and some peripheral creases where this cover was refolded for "better" display. An interesting cover and a good example of this popular re-entry. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 149: RB/SB, RC/SD, RE/SF, RI-SJ and RG/SH in a block of eighteen on large wrapper to Chippenham, the outer margins are close to large but the cuts in between the block are a little irregular, cancelled by London "20" numerals with light Chippenham arrival in orange-yellow, the reverse with London 1853 (23 Feb.) despatch c.d.s. and straight-line "Portugal St". In a good state of presentation for such a large frankingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownPlate 172: DB/ED block of six in a warm red-brown shade, large to enormous margins all round showing fragment of most of the adjoining stamps, tied by neat London "3" numeral on large blue wrapper to Bristol, the reverse with Lombard Street 1853 (13 July) and Bristol datestamps; there are a couple of trivial imperfections. A delightful and appealing block on coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownA small selection of unused with plate 21, PI in a fresh red-brown shade on slightly blued paper, close to large margins, regummed; plate 89, AB with top margins showing the inscription, other margins good to very large showing traces of three adjoining stamps, on thick paper, unused; plate 90, PF on blued paper in a rich colour, good to enormous margins, regummed; unplated NB on blued paper, good to very large margins, regummed. An attractive group. (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buye...

Great Britain1841-54 One Penny Red-brownA collection of used stamps on pages, nearly all plated with emphasis on the Maltese Cross plates, most stamps have margins all round, mostly good to large with some useful duplication of the early plates and includes plate 26 SG-TG pair, plate 34 PH-PI pair with fresh printing, plate 36 GF-HH block of six, plate 39 GJ-GL strip of three, piece bearing nine examples from plates 29 and 31, plate 71 AI-Al strip of four, plate 141 PD-QE rejoined block of four plus RE from the same sheet. A useful lot. (200)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inf...

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issue1/- pale green, die 2 in a block of six, good to very large margins and cancelled by London Inland Section "10" numeral; there are some age marks (mostly from the postmark ink), and a couple of light creases or wrinkles and a small thin. A good multiple. S.G. 54, £7000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issue1/- green, die 2 block of six just tied on piece to U.S.A. by "466" numerals of Liverpool, good to very large margins on three sides, small or just touching at right, with curved "paid" handstamp in red on one of the values; there is a pressed crease between the bottom values. An attractive multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed Issue1/- pale green, die 2 on 1856 (31 Oct.) blue envelope to Philadelphia bearing vertical strip of four, vertical strip of three and single cancelled by "466" numerals of Liverpool, tied by handstruck "96" in red and New York paid c.d.s. (13.11) and a manuscript rate mark in red ink; the adhesives have generally good margins though typically cut into in a couple of places and a long thread split affects two of the stamps; some soiling. A good 8/- franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

Great Britain1854-58 Penny StarsLarge Crown Watermark, Die II, Alphabet II, Perf.161d. plate 15, SK on blued paper, centred a little low and neatly cancelled by "736" numeral of Stockton. An attractive example of this scarce stamp. S.G. C5, £1750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1854-58 Penny StarsA specialised collection in album with die I examples from plate 157 and includes plate 162 block of four, plate 179 block of four, plate 204 strip of three with Crimea War "0X0" cancellation, plate 198 perf.14, plate R1 block of six on piece and one inverted watermark. Die II with plate 5 block of six, different perfs., introduction of Large Crown watermark perf. 16, a good group of perf.14 with multiples, late use of Small Crown watermark, alphabet III (5), cream tinted paper, later issues with several multiples with some unused including blocks. one stamp sh...

Great Britain1857-64 Perforated "Stars"1d. rose-red, plate 57, DJ variety imperforate on 1860 (29 May) local London envelope, tied by neat duplex; tear at top right and fault in the margins; scarce on cover. R.P.S. Certificate (2009). S.G. C10f. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsExeter College (Oxford)1883 (c.) Exeter College envelope to Oxford bearing (½d.) salmon-red (perf. fault in lower corner), uncancelled but does belong; filing pin hole at the top of the envelope, otherwise fine. Also (½d.) large part original gum plus others unused and used (2) but with faults. S.G. CS3. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsHertford College (Oxford)A collection on pages with 1879 (½d.) (3) unused plus a remainder, imperforate sheet of thirty five and a collection of unused postal stationery with the "College Notice" in purple, the three purple sizes plus an additional one with the albino impression only, both sizes in blue. A good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)1871-73 group with (½d.) orange unused (2) and used with dots cancellation, (½d.) magenta unused (2), one appears to be perf.11 x private perf.; there are a few typical imperfections. Also an example of the college crest cut from an envelope. S.G. CS5-6. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)1871 small envelope to The Grove bearing (½d.) vermilion tied by the five dots cancellation; the flap bears the college crest. There are a couple of folding creases at foot and left which barely detract from this cover. S.G. CS5, £1200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)1879 (½d.) ultramarine with lower sheet margin on locally used Keble College envelope and tied by faint pencil stroke. S.G. CS9. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)1882 (½d.) ultramarine in a complete sheet of forty eight showing variety imperforate between stamp and central gutter (6), with full original gum; there are a few perf. tones and faults in the lower margin. S.G. CS7, cSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)Red embossed College Arms envelope used to St. John's College, a little roughly opened. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsKeble College (Oxford)A collection on leaves with 1876-79 (½d.) (3), 1882 (½d.) in a complete sheet of forty eight fine mint plus other multiples, postal stationery covers with albino crest unused and used, red crest on post card unused plus a non postal card used.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsQueens' College (Cambridge)1883 (½d.) bright green in a complete sheet of ninety six, with full original gum; some light gum ageing. A very good and scarce sheet. S.G. CS15Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsSt. John's College (Cambridge)1884 (½d.) scarlet in a large part sheet of eighty eight (missing the right column), with full original gum, tone spotting on the reverse. S.G. CS16Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsSt. John's College (Oxford)1884 (c.) St Johns College envelope to Oxford solicitors bearing (½d.) grey-blue, uncancelled, clean and fine. With the original letter (some faults). S.G. CS 17. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsSt. John's College (Oxford)A collection on leaves which includes (½d.) grey-blue in half sheet of ninety six, used on 1885 college envelope with the original enclosure (a few faults)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollege StampsCollections and RangesA selection on pages which includes All Souls (½d.) (4); Balliol (½d.) (2), Lincoln 1d. (6), Merton 1883 (½d.) mauve (4) plus postal stationery card with the arms in blue, St. John's (Cambridge) unused (4) and used plus Selwyn (½d.) unused (4); generally good to fine. (26)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau1d. rose-red, large part original gum; there is a gum wrinkle in lower left corner. An exceptional stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau1d. rose-red tied on small piece by boxed "court bureau/sunday postal despatch" in purple and a neat strike of "calais a paris" transit c.d.s. dated 1890 (3 Nov.); fine and thought to be the only example bearing a foreign postmark. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau1d. rose-red cancelled by two part strikes of Charing Cross Continental Night Mail duplex; soiled and with faults but a very rare and without the Bureau postmarkprovenance:'Maximus' October 1970Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau3d. rose-red, part original gum; small thin and horizontal crease at foot. A scarce value with only nine examples recordedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau2/6d. rose-red, unused without gum; tiny thin and light horizontal crease. Only ten examples recorded. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt BureauA small group with 1d. unused (3) and used with part "court bureau/sunday postal despatch" handstamp in purple and 3d. unused (large stain); with faults and condition is variable. (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau1890 (17 Aug.) 1d. pink stationery envelope uprated ½d. vermilion to Maresfield Park (near Uckfield) Sussex, cancelled by "S.E. T.P.O." c.d.s., with Court Bureau 1d. rose-red tied by "court bureau/sunday postal despatch" handstamp in purple, there is a second handstamp on the reverse and a small part strike of the arrival c.d.s.; the envelope with some wrinkling. This is the fourth of thirteen recorded covers. Ex Dr Ernest William Floyd. PhotoNote: 1d. for postage, ½d. surcharge for use of train mailSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vi...

Great BritainCourt Bureau1890 (21 Dec.) envelope to Ludlow bearing ½d. vermilion and 1d. lilac tied by "north-west t.p.o./night down" c.d.s. (Euston station) and bearing the Court Bureau 1d. tied by the unframed "forwarded/by/court bureau" handstamp in purple; the reverse bearing another unframed handstamp plus the standard framed handstamp in purple and Ludlow arrival (22.12); there is a vertical folding crease. A good cover. Photoprovenance:Canon A.L. Bird, June 1991Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCourt Bureau1891 (8 Feb.) opened-out envelope to Bury bearing ½d. vermilion and 1d. lilac tied by "north-west t.p.o./night down" (Euston) c.d.s. with the Court Bureau 1d. tied by boxed "sunday postal despatch" boxed handstamp in purple, a second strike on the reverse with manuscript "Dependable" in red ink and part arrival c.d.s. (flap missing). A good cover. Photoprovenance:'Maximus, October 1970A.J. Lowe, September 1990Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII½d. used as printed parcel rate with 1910 (1 Sept.) small souvenir printed booklet of Hunstanton with parcel label attached sent to Cricklewood, the parcel label bearing a pair of ½d. cancelled by Hunstanton c.d.s.; also 1911 (25 July) souvenir of Cheddar in the shape of the famous cheese, the parcel label addressed to Hereford bears ½d. tied by a fine strike of Cheddar c.d.s. (2 items)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII½d. and 1d. collection of covers and cards which includes an unusual cover to Germany bearing ½d. and 1d. control singles (I9) with ½d. stationery cut-outs (2), Isle of Man postcards (4) including a scarce panorama card sent "Halfpenny Packet Post", Harrison ½d. with some better shades, postmarks include King Edward Sanatorium Midhurst, Glastonbury and Pudsey skeleton; 1d. includes frame damage at left, Royal Mail Steam packet Company, Posted on the High Seas, Paquebot cancelled in Marseille, card to China with Shanghai Br. P.O. arrival c.d.s., some registered and...

Great BritainKing Edward VII1902-10 De la Rue: 1d. scarlet showing pin repair in upper left margin, used on 1908 (20 July) local London cover cancelled by Krag roller postmark; a little roughly opened at top. Believed to be the scarcest pin repair with only two examples reportedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1½d. collection of covers, the majority are uprating 1d. postal stationery envelopes to Germany, with 3d. on envelope registered to Cologne, on 3d. registered envelope to Dresden and three examples on 1d. stationery envelope to Hamburg. (23 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII2d. green and red, a group of covers with some interesting combinations including on 1d. stationery envelope registered from Bedford to Kensington, block of four with 1d. on commercial envelope sent Express used locally in Belfast, on Parcel Post label from Chiswick; strip of three on 4d. stationery envelope to Leipzig, with 1½d. on ½d. stationery envelope to Wiesbaden, with Downey head ½d. on envelope to Canal Zone. A very good group with some delightful covers. (8 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

Great BritainKing Edward VII2d. green and red, a group of registered covers to overseas destinations with 3d., 4½d (2) and 6d. rated, with 2½d. and 5d. on commercial envelope to New York plus examples on postal stationery envelopes with Q.V. 2½d., to Switzerland, on 1d. envelope to U.S.A. and with ½d. on ½d. plus 4d. envelope to Leipzig; an attractive group. (8 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII2½d. blue, a collection of covers with single frankings (12) from both printers, on 1/5½d. rate envelope to Algiers, pair on 2½d. stationery envelope, on 2d. + 1d. registered envelope, on ½d. newspaper wrapper registered to Germany, on ½d. plus 4d. stationery envelope registered to Germany plus others; condition is a little mixed in places. (23 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII3d. purple on yellow, a group of covers which includes single frankings (8) including cancelled on Hotel Cecil and registered Parliamentary Notice (4), with 1½d. registered to France (2), pair with ½d. and 1d. to U.S.A. and on 3½d. stationery envelope registered to Paris. (12 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII4d. green and brown, a group of covers which includes used on Q.V. 4d. plus 4d. stationery envelope, with ½d. on Q.V. 2½d. stationery envelope registered to Germany, with 1½d. and 6d. on Q.V. 6d. stationery envelope to New York, with 3d. on envelope registered to U.S.A., with Q.V. 1d. stationery cut-out on envelope registered to Germany; also 4d. orange covers (4) each uprated ½d. (9 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII5d. purple and blue, a group of covers with single franking to U.S.A., on 2d. plus 1d. registered envelope, strip of three with 2d. (2) on Q.V. 6d. stationery envelope to New York and with 6d. (2) on commercial cover to Berlin. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1902-10 De la Rue: 6d. black plate proof on card, a block of four. Cat £640. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII7d, grey, a small group of covers with single franking to H.M.S. 'Barnham' in Rumania, single franking on O.H.M.S. envelope registered to Bohemia and 1910 envelope registered to West Hampstead beaing five singles tied by Kilburn c.d.s. Quite scarce on cover. (3 cover)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII9d. purple and blue used on cover with 1904 (3 Oct.) envelope registered to Rome with additional ½d. blue-green and 1905 (7 Apr.) pair with 1d. (4) on bank envelope registered to New York. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII10d. purple and carmine used on cover with 1906 (27 Sept.) on registered envelope with 2d., additionally insured from Walton-on-Thames to Switzerland and 1909 (12 Nov.) with ½d. on envelope registered to France from Threadneedle Street to Paris with boxed "late fee 6d. paid" (10d. with "DRB" perfin). (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1902-10 De la Rue: 1/- head die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) dated "10 DEC. 01" in blue and "after hardening". Cat £3600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1/- green and carmine, a group of commercial covers from Fruhling & Goschen, registered to New York showing an interesting variety of frankings with 2/8d. (1902), 2/0½d. (1904), 1/6d. with "late fee 6d. paid" (1906) and 2/9d. with "late fee 6d" (1911); also 1904 cover to Uruguay with ½d. and 2½d. (2) with the 1/-. Good variety. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII2/6d. lilac on 1902 (12 Nov.) address label piece sent registered "Letter Post" to New York with ½d., 3d. and 10d. with Q.V. Jubilee 9d. and 1/-, each tied by Birmingham "75" numeral and showing New York Registered dated oval, a small piece on the reverse with two despatch datestamps; the ½d. with defect and the 1/- with blue crayon mark. Visually very appealing. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII2/6d. slate-purple on 1905 (10 Jan.) long envelope from the Queensland National Bank to Tourcoing in France, with 1d. (2) and 2½d. tied by Lothbury registered ovals with the arrival c.d.s. at foot (11.1); vertical folding creaseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII2/6d. slate-purple (chalky papaer) on 1911 (12 June) long envelope registered to Germany with Harrison ½d. and 1d. tied by Quayside, Newcastle c.d.s. with the registration at left, various backstamps including arrival (14.6); typical vertical folding crease. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII5/- bright carmine on 1904 (16 Jan.) registered parcel piece to Egypt, with 5d. and 1/- tied by Walham Green registered ovals showing large "R" in oval struck in purple. Attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII5/- deep bright carmine used on 1907 (26 July) long envelope to Hamburg with 1½d., 6d. and 1/- tied by Birmingham registered oval or c.d.s., the registration label is at left and the arrival c.d.s. (28.7) is on the reverse; three vertical folding creases (two made for display) well away from the adhesivesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII1902-10 De la Rue: £1 dull blue-green in a top left corner block of four, large part original gum; heavily mounted in the top margin; thins on the lower stamps and a light vertical bend at left. S.G. 266. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII£1 dull blue-green on 1902 (2 Oct.) registered parcel tag to Paris with 2½d., 1/-, 5/- and 10/- (3) cancelled by Throgmorton Avenue registered ovals; the 5/- only just overlaps the edge of the tag. Spectacular. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII£1 dull blue-green on 1911 parcel address label to Moscow for bulk mailing of the Practical Engineer tied by two strikes of circular rubber Guernsey postmark with arrival label and datestamps. Rare usage and a spectacular single franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII£1 deep green a vertical pair on 1912 (20 June) parcel tag to the British Embassy in Tokyo with 4d. orange, 1/- (2), 5/- and 10/- cancelled by London "F.S.23" c.d.s.; the postmarks with slightly oily ink. An impressive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VIIA selection of stamps with 2½d. Harrison unused (3) and used (5), 3d. purple on yellow. a small collection on leaves with De la Rue unused and used including a mint block of four, Harrison perf.15x14 unused and used (6) plus 4d. orange including imperf. plate proofs on buff paper (6), unused and fine used, one with unusual cork cancel. (46)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VIIA group of high value envelopes to Amsinck & Co., New York, the adhesives are perfin "I.H.S & Co" or "L&HB" with 1904 printed envelope (reduced at top) bearing 1½d., 6d., 10d. (2) and 2/6d.; 1905 single 2/6d. franking (rare thus), 1905 printed envelope with 2½d., 5d. (3) and 5/-, 1905 front bearing ½d., 9d. (3) and 5/-, all these cancelled by London rubber c.d.s.; also 1905 envelope bearing 1d. (2), 6d., 1/- and 2/6d. tied by neat Lombard St. c.d.s. A remarkable group. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condi...

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: ½d. green die 1A, perf. 14 error, tied by Great Yarmouth c.d.s. 1911 (28 Aug.) on coloured p.p.c. ("London Boat arriving") to London; fine and rare. S.G. 322a, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: ½d. green, die 1A, irregular block of eleven from the lower left corner of the sheet with "A11" control; showing a dramatic pre-printing paper fold affecting the vertical strip of five, unmounted mint; some gum wrinkles or creases. Fine. S.G 322 var.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: ½d. very deep green, die 1B, horizontal strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet with "A11" control, unmounted mint; the first stamp with rounded corner, fine. Specialised N2(7), £1,950+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: ½d. green, die 1A and 1B, mint and used collection on pages, including shades, blocks, controls, postcards with unusual usages, etc., chiefly fine. S.G. 321-326 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: 1d., die 1A and 1B, mint and used collection on pages, including shades, blocks, controls, covers and cards with some unusual usages, etc., fine. S.G. 327-333 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Simple Cypher: ½d. die 1B (19), including booklet panes of six, watermark upright and inverted, 1d. die 1B (24), including booklet panes of six, watermark upright (2) and inverted; fine. S.G. 334-337 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Imperial Crown: die 2, ½d. and 1d., collection on pages, including both values in coil join vertical strips of six, ½d. myrtle-green shade with " B12" control, 1d. with no cross on crown variety, shades, controls, date cuts, etc., fine. S.G. 338-342 groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Simple Cypher: die 2 ½d. and 1d., collection on pages, including ½d. coil join strip of six, control strips, 1d. coil join strips of six and ten, coil leader (E) with vertical strip of nine attached, control singles and strips, etc.; chiefly good to fine. S.G. 344-345Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued StampsWatermark Multiple Cypher: die 2 1d. scarlet, watermark sideways, unmounted mint, fine and scarce. S.G. 350c, £325. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1911-12 Downey Head, Issued Stamps1912 Watermark Multiple Cypher: ½d. and 1d. die 2, collection on pages, including ½d. coil join vertical strips of four and eight (also pair with watermarks tête-bêche), imperforate single, 1d. vertical coil-join vertical strip of eight, imperforate single, etc., fine. S.G. 346-350 groupSubject 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. very deep green, control "M19" strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet with inverted watermark, unmounted mint; hinged and some wrinkles in the margins, fine. Specialised N14 (5), £1,650+ as three singles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher½d. very deep green, control "P20" strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum; fine. Specialised N14 (5), £1,200 as three singles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher½d. very deep green, control "Q20" pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum with the second stamp remaining unmounted mint; fine. Specialised N14 (5), £950 as two singles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher½d. deep cobalt-green, "W23" control single, original gum, slight gum wrinkles, fine. Specialised N14(18), £300Subject 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. mostly mint collection on pages, over 300 stamps, including imperf. "specimen" type 26, "cancelled" type 24, a wonderful range of shades and controls, coil leaders with (D) and (G) (2), etc., chiefly fine. S.G. 351-356 groupSubject 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. pale rose-red, variety no watermark, unmounted mint; tiny gum wrinkles, fine. Specialised N16a, £250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pink, original gum, centred to right; fine. Specialised N16(10), £300Subject 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. orange-vermilion, control "P20" block of six from the lower right corner of the sheet, original gum with all but one remaining unmounted mint; fine. Specialised N15(15), £1,275+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. deep orange vermilion, variety watermark inverted, original gum and from the foot of the sheet; fine. Specialised N16(16), £375 as watermark upright. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pale scarlet Somerset House experimental printing, vertical pair; the lower stamp showing the typical coarse impression, unmounted mint; fine and scarce. Specialised N17A, £1,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pale scarlet Somerset House experimental printing with coil leader attached, unmounted mint, fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). Cat. £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pale scarlet Somerset House experimental printing, light c.d.s. cancellation; fine. Specialised N17A, £525. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d. pale scarlet Somerset House experimental printing, used on picture post card from Grantchester to Gateshead dated 1923 (30 June); a trifle soiled around the perfs. but fine and extremely rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). Specialised N17A, £525+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1d., mostly mint collection on pages which includes imperf. overprinted "specimen" type 26 (single and pair), overprinted "cancelled" type 24 corner block of four, many control pieces, shades with scarlet-vermilion (watermark inverted), coil leaders with (B) (3, one on deep buff), (E), (F) (2), watermark types, etc., chiefly fine. (400+)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 Cypher1½d. deep chocolate-brown, "N19" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin, fine. Specialised N18(6)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 Cypher1½d. very deep red-brown, "T22" control strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin; fine and scarce. Specialised N18(4). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1½d. very deep red-brown, "T22" control block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint; diagonal gum crease, fine. Specialised N18(4). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1½d. red-brown, booklet pane of four plus two labels (Stamp auctions/Millennium Oat-Flakes), with watermark inverted, unmounted mint; perfs. trimmed at right and at foot, fine. S.G. 362bw, £775Subject 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 Cypher1½d. mint collection on pages, including many control pairs and strips, better shades, "Medicine Duty" control strip of three and block of six, etc.; a fine lot. (162)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 Cypher2d. mint collection on pages, dies I and II, including many control pairs and strips with five no control, "I16" and "O19" perforated margin, shades, etc., chiefly fine. Also a few used. S.G. 366-370 group. (240+)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 Cypher2½d. bright blue, block of six (3x2) from the foot of the sheet with Somerset House "J.17" control, unmounted mint (hinged in the margin at left), fine and rare. Cat. £850 for the control single. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. indigo-blue, used with 1918-19 Bradbury Wilkinson 2/6d. dull sepia-brown on Air Mail/Express mourning envelope from Croydon to Paris 1920 (13 July), blue crayon line crosses the 2½d., fine. A very rare shade on cover. R.P.S. Certificate (2011). Specialised N21(14), N65(2). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. Royal blue, control "O20" pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint (hinged in the margin a left), fine. Specialised N21(16), £850+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher2½d. Royal blue, "O20" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, large part original gum (the control single is unmounted mint); fine. Specialised N21(16), £725+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 Cypher2½d. dull Prussian blue overprinted "specimen" type 23, unmounted mint, fine and scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (2012). Specialised N21(17)tSubject 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. mint (48) and used (35) collection on pages, mint with control pairs, shades, used with censored covers; also forgery block of 24; chiefly fine. S.G. 371-372 groupSubject 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 Cypher3d. very pale violet, "H16" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum with the control single unmounted mint; horizontal gum bend, fine. Specialised N22(5)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 Cypher3d. very deep violet "T22" control pair, large part original gum; fine. Specialised N2(10)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 Cypher3d. mint (39) and used (13) collection on pages, including shades, control singles, pairs and blocks, etc.; mostly fine. S.G. 374-377 groupSubject 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 Cypher4d. deep slate-green, "R21" control strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, large part original gum; fine. Specialised N23(7)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 Cypher4d. mint (31) and used (8) collection on pages, including shades, control pairs including "Q21" perforated, etc., also a forgery block of 24; majority are fineSubject 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 Cypher5d. ochre-brown, control "K17" strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum with two remaining unmounted mint; fine. Specialised N25(4). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher5d. ochre-brown, "N19" control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, large part original gum with the control single remaining unmounted mint; fine. Specialised N25(4)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 Cypher6d. dull purple, watermark inverted and reversed, unmounted mint from the left of the sheet (hinged in the margin), fine. Specialised N26dSubject 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 Cypher7d. bronze-green, control "G15" strip of three, original gum; gum bends, fine. S.G. 388, £210+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 Cypher8d. black on yellow-buff (granite) paper, "K18" control strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet with single extension hole in the margin, unmounted mint, small gum bends or wrinkles, fine and rare. Cat. £500 for the control single. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher9d. very deep agate, control "Q20" strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, perforated through the margin, unmounted mint; some slight bends or wrinkles, fine. Specialised N29(4), £2,850+. Photo.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 Cypher10d. turquoise-blue with Somerset House "C.13" control, perforated through the margin, original gum; fine. Cat. £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher1/- deep bronze-brown, control "O20" pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, hinged in the margin, some gum bends of wrinkles, fine. Specialised N32(10). £2,700+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Simple Cypher5d. to 1/- mint and used collection on pages comprising 5d. (17 mint, 5 used), 6d. (40 mint, 17 used), 7d. (12 mint, 7 used), 8d. (11 mint, 7 used), 9d. olive-green (3 mint, 1 used), 9d. agate (10 mint, 3 used), 10d. (13 mint, 6 used), 1/- (16 mint ,13 used), including controls with 5d. "S21" perforated strip of three, 6d. "L18" strip of three, 7d. Somerset House "C.13" pair, 9d. olive-green "T22" pair, 9d. agate, 1/- Somerset House "C.13" perforated, etc., shades with better, also a small group of watermark varieties on values...

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher½d. bright green and 1d. dull scarlet, both values in vertical coil join pairs, unmounted mint, a few bends or wrinkles, fine. S.G. 397-398, £1,200+. PhotoSubject 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. and 1d. with original gum, 1d. with coil leader (E), ½d. and 1d. used (both with clipped perfs.), ½d. on cover (damaged by dispensing machine, with "halfpenny" at top); scarce. S.G. 397-398Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher1d. dull scarlet, vertical coil join pair variety watermarks tête-bêche, original gum; fine. S.G. 398, 398wi, var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher1d. dull scarlet, vertical pair with coil footer of eight brown paper stamp size spaces attached, unmounted mint; clipped perfs. at left and a little gum stained. S.G. 398Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Watermark Multiple Cypher1d. dull scarlet, vertical pair with coil leader (E) attached, unmounted mint; perfs. clipped at right and a little gum stained; rare. Cat. £450Subject 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 Cypher1½d. red-brown, variety printed on the gummed side, from the right of the sheet, lightly hinged on the reverse (ungummed) side, fine. S.G. 420c, £650. PhotoSubject 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 Cypher1½d. red-brown, Somerset House emergency printing control "E.26" block of six (3x2) from the lower left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint; some minor gum bends, fine. One of the rarest control pieces from the period of the General Strike. Cat. £1,600+ PhotoSubject 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 Cypher1½d. red-brown booklet panes of six plus two advertising labels, "Air Mails (enquire)/Cable via Imperial", wmk. upright and inverted, also text on both labels inverted, "Telephone Service/Air Mails" wmk. upright and inverted, "Saving is Simple/Home Safe" (Waterlow and Harrison printings), unmounted mint; clipped perfs as usual, fine. Specialised NB15 (7 panes)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 Cypher1½d. red-brown, booklet pane of four plus two printed labels, "Air Mails enquire/Cable via Imperial" wmk inverted (2), text inverted, wmk. inverted, "Cable via Imperial/Air Mails wmk. upright, "Telephone Service/Air Mails" wmk. upright, also a selection of part panes of two stamps plus two printed labels (28) including the very rare green "India Rubber Inlaid Sponge/R.G. McKinlay", etc., unmounted mint or part original gum, usual clipped perfs.; fine. A valuable group. Specialised NB15Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher1½d. red-brown with advertising labels, used collection, 24 singles plus label, including two on cover and five pairs plus two labels; various types; chiefly fine. Specialised NB15Subject 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 Cypher5d. brown, control "U34" single, unmounted mint, fine and rare. Cat. £550. PhotoSubject 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 Cypher1/- bistre-brown, watermark inverted, large part original gum; fine. S.G. 429wi, £375. PhotoSubject 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 Cypher1/- bistre-brown, Waterlow printing control "U34" block of six from the lower left corner of the sheet, large part original gum with the lower strip of three remaining unmounted mint; fine and a rare block. Cat. £550+. PhotoSubject 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 CypherMostly mint collection on pages, values to 1/-, including ½d. pair, 1d. (2), 1½d. (pair) overprinted "cancelled" type 28, 1½d. overprinted "cancelled" and with punched cross (4), 4d. very deep grey-green "X35" control single, 9d. "V34" control pair with two extension holes, etc., also a group of 18 "Ideal" stamp, perf. or imperf. A good lot, generally fineSubject 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 Cypher½d. (8) and 1d. (11) coil leaders, a variety of types and code numbers; mixed condition. A scarce group. S.G. 418, 419Subject 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 CypherUsed collection in a red album, values to 1/-, including coil stamps with 1d. coil leaders on cover and card, Postage Due markings, Air Mails, slogan postmarks, Express Delivery, uprated postal stationery, perfins, 9d. (2) with 2d. on long envelope to Bechuanaland, 1/- (2) on long envelope to Singapore, 1/- (2) with ½d. and 4d. on 4½d. registered postal stationery enveloped to Bavaria, 1932 First Zeppelin South America flight commercial cover to Santiago de Chile, etc.; mixed condition. An interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buy...

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934-36 Photogravure½d. "P" "W" and "Y", 1d. "B", "E", "O", "X" and "Z", 1½d. "K", "N", coil leaders, good to fine. A rare groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934-36 PhotogravureMostly mint collection in a red album, including ½d. intermediate format booklet panes of 6 wmk. upright and inverted, wmk. sideways strip of five, 1½d. booklet pane of four plus two labels wmk. upright (2) and inverted (4), cylinder number blocks, etc.; chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1934-36 PhotogravureUsed collection in a red album, including 1½d. with advertising labels attached (10 pairs, 19 singles), 2½d. irregular block of twenty two with K.E.VIII 1½d. on large envelope to Czechoslovakia, 3d. (3) on Air Mail cover to Gambia, 3d. (single, strip of four), 5d. block of four with K.G.VI ½d. on cover registered to Holland, 5d. strip of three on Air Mail cover to the Philippines, 9d. on 4½d. registered postal stationery envelope to Belgium, 4d., 9d. and K.G.VI 2d. on Censored cover to the U.S.A., 9d. single and block of four on Air Mail c...

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1937-477d. emerald-green, vertical strip of ten from the lower right corner showing the "cracked cylinder" variety, unmounted mint; hinged in the margins, folded between the fifth and sixth rows; fine. S.G. 471, Specialised Q23bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1937-4710d. turquoise-blue, cleaned and re-used with 5d. and 10d. on 1960 (16 Sept.) envelope registered from Brighton to Sussex; fine. S.G. 474Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1937-47Mint collection housed in a red album, including values to 1/-, blocks, cylinder blocks, coil leaders, coil joins, minor varieties, Post Office training bars, sideways and inverted watermarks, ½d. cylinder 69 "E/39" block of six, cylinder 100. "E/39" single, 1d. cylinder 48. "I/41" block of six, 2½d. cylinder 6."H/40" block of six, etc., a few used; chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1939-48 High ValuesMint and used collection on pages including 2/6d. brown mint (2), 2/6d. yellow-green mint (blocks of 4 and 25), 5/- mint (blocks of 4 and 20), 10/- dark blue mint (block of 4 including the retouched medallion [4/1] variety), used blocks (4, 8 and 8), 10/- ultramarine mint (single and block of 4), £1 mint (single and block of 4). Post Office training bars on 2/6d. green (2), 10/- ultramarine, etc.; chefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1941-42 Light ColoursCollection on pages, including cylinder number blocks with 3d. 27 "R/45", singles with ½d. 134 and 134. "Q/45", 1½d. 192, coil leaders, coil joins, sideways and inverted watermarks, 2½d. handstamped "school/specimen", minor varieties, etc.; chiefly fine. S.G. 485-490Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1948 Silver Wedding£1 blue, complete sheet of twenty (5x4), unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 494, £800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1950-52 Changed Colours1d. light ultramarine, "keyhole" variety [R.6/12], contained in a block of forty (4x10) from the right of the sheet, unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 504, Specialised Q6dSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI Issues1950-52 Changed ColoursMint collection on pages, including cylinder number blocks with 4d. 13. perf. type PE, single with ½d., 154 and 154., coil joins, coil leaders including ½d. "AA", 1d."EXP" and "AB" (3), etc., also a few used; chiefly fine. S.G. 503-508Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George VI IssuesCollections and RangesBooklet Panes: Collection on pages, including 1937-47 ½d. pane of six (4 with watermark inverted), 1d. pane of four (2) pane of 6 (watermark inverted), 1½d. pane of four (3), pane of 6 (watermark inverted), pane of four plus 2 labels (6 all different), 2d. panes of four and six (watermark inverted), 2½d. pane of 6 (2, watermark inverted), 2d. pane of six (watermark inverted); 1951 1d. pane of three plus three labels (13), 1½d. pane of 4 (3), pane of six (6, watermark inverted), 2d. pane of six (2, watermark inverted), 2½d. pane of 6 (3...

Great BritainKing George VI IssuesCollections and RangesCollection of commemorative issues in a red album, including 1937 Coronation with thirty-eight cylinder number blocks of six or larger with number 27., minor varieties; 1940 Stamp Centenary set in cylinder blocks of six, exhibition labels; 1948 Silver Wedding 2½d. cylinder number blocks of six or larger with 1, 1., 5, 5., £1 mint (3), corner pair, corner block of four, used (2); 1948 Olympics 6d. block of six from the lower right corner of the sheet, 1949 U.P.U. 2½d. cylinder number 5 block, etc.; chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsKnife Slits: 1840 (29 Dec.) "O.H.M.S." wrapper to the Procurator Fiscal, Paisley bearing 1840 Penny Black plate 4, OC-OD horizontal pair cancelled by red Maltese Cross; there is a large slit between the pair (affixed together at top and foot) with similar splits at each side, other margins good to large (close at top of OC), the reverse with Hamilton boxed despatch datestamp. There is a central vertical fold and the side flaps have been removed. A fascinating early separation technique, the sheet would have been cut into strips of tw...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsTreasury Roulette1d. red-brown, plate 157, MA-MB in a rejoined horizontal pair neatly cancelled by London "10" numeral. A superb and rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1995). S.G. B2aa, £10,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsTreasury Roulette1d. red-brown, plate 142, CI tied on 1853 (23 May) local London envelope cancelled by London numeral and showing examiner's cross in circle in red. Scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsTreasury Roulette1d. red-brown, plate 161, SH, tied on 1853 (13 July) envelope to Dublin by Irish "72" numeral, the reverse with Bray despatch c.d.s. and Dublin arrival (13.7). A fine and attractive cover. B.P.A. Certificate (1991). S.G. B2a, £15,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating Machine1848 Patent Specification of Henry Archer "Perforating Postage Stamps, Tickets, Labels, &c." with blue paper front cover; there is also a second edition (with smaller drawings); 1854 Specification of William Bemrose the Younger and Henry Howe Bemrose, "Machinery for Punching and Perforating Paper, &c." also with blue paper front cover. Both with description of their machines plus large diagrams and 1877 Letter Patent for the Napier Perforating Machines. A desirable groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more infor...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePaper Experiment: a trial sheet of plain paper with twenty four labels (6x4) and in inscribed "Piquage 16" in ink. This specimen uses the comb designed by Wiggins as comb A/B and displays the misaligned vertical and horizontal lines of perforations that is characteristic of the Archer machine. The perforation pattern matches the G to L columns of the 1d. Line Engraved stamps. There are some split perforations and hinge reinforcements. Ex Ferrary, Nissen, Hind, Beaumont and Adams. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating Machine1851-52 a group of Parliamentary Papers relating to the perforation of postage stamps and gives an interesting insight into the instigation of these machines and the disappointment of Henry Archer for his lack of remuneration for his invention. 1855 (25 May) letter from Mr Muntz (M.P. for Birmingham, supporting the use of perforating machines) and extolling their virtues plus some other items. Good background informationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher RoulettePlate 70, PA-QA vertical pair, part original gum; shows some gum redistribution, straight edge at top, other sides clearly show the roulettes. Both stamps with a small defect in the right margin (in similar places) and there are a couple of gum buckles. A good multiple of this scarce trial. R.P.S. Certificate (1969). S.G. 16a, £30,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 93, CJ on 1853 (28 Aug.) envelope from Braemar to Edinburgh, tied by "56" numeral, the reverse with undated Braemar, boxed Ballater datestamp in green and Edinburgh arrival (29.8). The stamp is well centred and used the Wilkinson punch set. A good cover. Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 93, KI on 1853 (18 Oct.) entire letter to Worcester, the stamp is well centred and tied by an indistinct numeral, with faint Gloucester despatch in red on the flap; vertical filing fold. Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 94, AK on 1854 (12 June) envelope to Brompton, the stamp is centred a fraction low and cancelled by London "73" duplex; useing the Wilkinson punch set. Some minor soiling. Cat. £1700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 96, BC-CD block of four, unused and regummed with comb type D; centred a fraction high. S.G. 16b, £15,000. Photoprovenance:John O. Griffiths, September 1982H.O. Fraser, November 2001Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 96, DC-EG block of ten, unused and regummed with comb type D; centred a fraction high. This block joins the previous lot. S.G. 16b,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 97, AD on 1851 (30 May) envelope to St. Albans, the adhesive is centred a fraction left and well tied by a superb strike of London "20" numeral, the reverse with the despatch and arrival c.d.s and a superb red wax seal of the House of Commons Library. Fine and attractive. Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 97, GG on 1850 (2 Nov.) envelope to Ballindalloch, the adhesive is well centred and tied by London "7" numeral, the reverse with Lombard Street despatch and faint arrival c.d.s. in blue-black. Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 97, JE-OE vertical strip of six plus JK (?) on wrapper registered to Edinburgh, cancelled by "466" numerals of Liverpool and marked "registered" in red ink, the reverse bearing the despatch and arrival (26.3) c.d.s. The single stamp is centred well to the right whilst the strip is fairly well centred; some light folds, etc. An astonishing and remarkable franking paying postage 1d. and registration 6d. Offered with three matching imperforate stamps (mixed). This is one of the largest Archer franked covers recorded. B....

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 97, NK on 1854 (15 Mar.) entire letter to Brighton, centred low and right and tied by London "12" numeral, the reverse with Lombard Street despatch and Brighton arrival datestamp. There is a light horizontal filing crease. R.P.S. Certificate (1994). Cat. £1500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 98, RB on 1851 (4 Jan.) mourning envelope to Manchester, the adhesive is centred low and well tied by a very fine strike of "285" numeral of Exeter. The reverse with a superb strike of "Lympstone/Penny Post", faint Exeter despatch overstruck by Manchester arrival (6.1). A neat and attractive envelope; the stamp is matched with the normal imperforate 1d. Cat. £2200+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 98, RE on 1854 (30 Jan.) mourning envelope to Stoke Newington, the adhesive is well centred and tied by London "73" duplex. A good cover. Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 99, AG, well centred and in a rich shade, cancelled by "802" numeral of Bampton in blue; there is a tiny thin on the reverse. Matched with the imperforate 1d. S.G. 16b, £550+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 99, BJ used in combination with 1d. imperforate, plate 172, AG (three good to large margins), tied on 1854 (17 June) wrapper (side flaps reduced) to Glasgow by London "12" numerals, the flap with the despatch and arrival (18.6) c.d.s.; three folding creases; fresh and a good combination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 99, EE, unused with some gum which has been redistributed; in a bright, warm colour and well centred. A good example. S.G. 16b, £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 99, MK in a deeper shade on 1851 (5 Aug.) envelope to London, well tied by "190" numeral of Chichester, the reverse with the despatch and arrival c.d.s. A good cover. R.P.S. Certificate (1954). Cat. £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 100, AG in a warm shade, cancelled by a very neat numeral to the right, leaving a clear profile; well centre and fine. Matched with an imperforate AG (good to very large margins) neatly cancelled by "930" of York. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 100, FG tied on 1850 (4 Nov.) envelope to London by "806" numeral, the reverse with Torrigton despatch (in blue-black) and London arrival c.d.s.; some light ageing. Matched with imperforate FG-FH, good to large margins all round (FH small thin). Cat £2200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 100, JL, cancelled by London "26" numeral; centred right and a light crease in the top right corner. Cat. £650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 100, NG, well tied on 1850 (29 Nov.) entire letter to Plymouth by a superb strike of "29" of Asburton in blue, the reverse with despatch and arrival (30.11) c.d.s. in different shades of blue; there is a light horizontal filing fold. A delightful and exceptional cover. Cat. £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsArcher Perforating MachinePlate 100, SJ, in a light shade, unused and regummed; centred a fraction right. R.P.S. Certificate (2004). Cat. £3000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsGovernment Trial PerforationsPerf.14: 1d. red-brown, plate 74, KC, part original gum; heavy horizontal crease and small thins. This stamp is no longer listed. R.P.S. Certificate (1995). PhotoThese stamps were perforated 14 on the Napier machine and are recognisable as the only alphabet I stamps with this gague. Known from plates 74 and 113. Although this was classed as a trial, there is little or no evidence to support this. When listed, this stamp had a high catalogue valueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPerkins, Bacon Experiment of 18601d. red-brown, plate 10, DH-DL in a right margin strip of five, part to large part original gum and clearly showing the large-hole perf.11 perforations. A rare and highly important strip, one of only three in private hands. B.P.A. Certificate (1990)provenance:'Daisy', October 1996The balance of the left over sheet of Penny Stamps not used on the postal notices of 1841 was utilised by Perkins, Bacon for their perforation experiment. This gauge was used for some of the issues of the West Indies. The known examples are...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsMechanical Separation: 1844 a group of three covers bearing adhesives which appear to have been cut with a mechanical separating device with 1844 (2 Sept.) envelope to London bearing 1841 1d. OF, with eccentric vertical cuts, tied by "325" numeral of Tobermory, redirected to Chelmsford with a further 1d. added, cancelled by "17" numeral with straight-line "Oxford St W.O." alongside and with the appropriate backstamps; also June and July two envelopes from Frenchpark in Ireland to London bearing FJ on first and KE, SE on the second, ea...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsRoulettes: The Glenmavis Distillery roulette 9½; 1846 (1 Mar.) entire letter from John MacNab to Stirling bearing 1d. red-brown, plate 47, EH tied by Bathgate "38" numeral; the adhesive (vertical crease) with distinct rouletting on three sides; fine. Also another letter from the same correspondence but bearing an ordinary 1841 1d. Brandon Certificate (1999). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsRoulettes: 1853 (23 Apr.) local London cover bearing 1841 1d. red-brown, plate 151, AK tied by London Chief Office "74" duplex and showing irregular roulettes on all sides; vertical fold. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). Also 1852 envelope to Sheffield bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 144, GE cancelled by London "5" numeral and shows irregular roulettes which appear to have been applied by a rolling blade; vertical fold and light soiling. (2 covers). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Cond...

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsRoulettes: A collection on leaves with stamps (10) and covers (6) displaying a variety of roulette types; condition is a little mixed. One cover is registered with manuscript "6" in red to pay the registration fee. Some of these are of a dubious nature and are offered on their meritsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsSerpentine Roulette: a small group with 1d. red-brown plate 156, IC displaying a rather irregular roulette, 1d. plate 165, TH just tied on small piece and showing an irregular roulette on three sides, 1d. unplated, MF cancelled by Sligo "410" numeral; condition is a little variable. (3). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate Trials1d. red-brown, plate 86, NA-OD left margin block of eight, perf.14, part original gum which has been redistributed in places; some light soiling and paper reinforcements in places. Brandon Certificate (1996). PhotoThe holes on this block are quite large and line perforations; there is conjecture that this was an Archer trialSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate Trials1d. red-brown, plate 86, GE-HE vertical pair, perf.16, unused with some gum; the punch holes seem fairly crude, straight edge at top. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved: Trial SeparationsPrivate TrialsPerforations: Line perf.11½; 1d. red-brown, unplated, MH showing three lines of large hole perforations on three sides and cancelled by Scottish numeral, roughly separated at right showing a portion of the adjoining stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Greetings TelegramsA significant collection of Greetings and Commemorative telegrams with examples from 1934 with unused and used with some duplication, many are with the original envelope; the more recent issues include Birthday, Wedding Baby and St. Valentines, some earlier specials include Ideal Home and 1937 Coronation. A fabulous collection of these colourful editionsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsBechuanaland and Egypt1884 1d. to £1 set of eight overprinted "specimen", part to large part original gum. S.G. MT1-7s. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsBechuanaland and Egypt1884 1d. to £1 set of eight, part original gum; some paper hinge remainders and 1/- blunt corner. S.G. MT1-8, £1825. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsBechuanaland and EgyptUsed in Suakim: A small group cancelled "field telegraph/SK" on 3d. pair, 6d. single and on part telegraph form and 2/- plus a few associated telegraph stamps. (11). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1884 0.1 P.T. to 100pi. set of essay surcharges drawn on brown tracing paper with other details to be applied on the Military Telegraph stamps along with the associated paperwork explaining the necessity for the new surcharges. There is a brown stain where the essay sheet had been affixed to the pages and some folds to enable these pages to be album-size. A fine and remarkable group. PhotoThe stamps with these surcharges were surcharged individually in CairoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1884 0.1 P.T. on 1d. to 100pi. on £1 set of eight, part to large part original gum; 100pi only traces of gum. S.G. MT9-16, £3400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1884 5pi. on 1/- to 50pi. on 10/-, part to large part original gum; good colours. Cat. £1450. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1886 (13 Oct.) Appendix sheet (in two parts) bearing values to 100pi. on £1 showing the suggested new surcharge, some low values show rejected styles, each bears manuscript "Cancelled" in black ink. Fine and desirable. PhotoThese surcharge were produced in LondonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1886 (10 Nov.) the set of ten surcharges affixed to an appendix sheet, each with manuscript value of the stamp to be printed on. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1 dime on 1d. to 100pi on £1 set of ten overprinted "specimen" type 9 and affixed to a De la Rue sheet marked "Military Telegraphs contd". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1 dime on 1d. to 100pi on £1 set of ten overprinted "specimen" type 9 and affixed to a sheet (in reverse order); each is partially stuck down. Brandon Certificate (2001). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 100pi. on £1 lilac overprinted "specimen" type 9, apparently a trial to test the removal of a manuscript cancellation which has resulted in some browning of the paper.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1 dime on 1d. to 50pi. on 10/- part set of nine overprinted "specimen" type 9, part original gum; 25pi. on 5/- blunt corner. (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsEgypt1887 Surcharges: 1 dime on 1d. to 100pi. on £1 set of ten with duplicates of the five lower values (with lower margin), part to large part original gum (top value only traces of gum). S.G. MT17-26, £2000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1899 ½d. to £5 set of twelve overprinted "specimen" type 9 or 16 (£5) affixed to Inland Revenue "Army Telegraph" printing warrant indicating the four values sent to Cape Coast Castle during the Ashanti Campaign. The stamps affixed only by the top of each. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1899-1900 Bisected Values: 6d. bisect on piece tied by NP-M c.d.s. and 1/- bisect with 1/- on piece tied on piece by E-NM (Enslin) c.d.s.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900-01 Provisionals: "two pence" on 2/6d. (2, one variety dropped "CE") and "one shilling" on 5/-, each on small piece cancelled by E-NM (Enslin); a good group. S.G. AT14-15, £510Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900 "two pence" on 2/6d. a horizontal strip of three tied on piece by "E-NM" (Enslin). A very rare multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900 "two pence" on 2/6d. diagonally bisected on piece tied by "R-GM" c.d.s. S.G. AT14a, £650. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900 "one shilling" on 5/- horizontal pair tied by a fine strike of "E-NM" c.d.s.; a good multiple. S.G. AT15, £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900 "one shilling" on 5/- diagonally bisected on piece with a complete stamp, tied by "R-GM" c.d.s. S.G. AT15, a, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy Telegraphs1900 "one shilling" on 5/- diagonally bisected on piece with a complete stamp, tied by "EN-M" c.d.s. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainMilitary TelegraphsArmy TelegraphsA collection on pages with Specimen values to 5/- and £1, unused values to £1 (4) and £5 (3) and a few used including £1 plus 1900 ½d. blue-green in a block of four plus an Army Telegraph and envelope cancelled "K-DN" (Kroonstad). A very useful group. (67)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1883 (16 July) Income Tax envelope to Bray bearing vertical pair of 1882 ½d. pale green tied by Sligo duplex, with Bray arrival c.d.s. on the reverse (17.7). An attractive cover. S.G. O2Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1883 (26 Sept.) entire inter office memorandum (Advice of Licences Issued), one side addressed to Shepherd's Bush bearing ½d. pale green and 1d. lilac tied by "39/A X" c.d.s., returned to Farringdon Road bearing ½d. pale green tied by "39B/B X" c.d.s. (9.10). The contents give detail of a dog licence. Some ageing but interesting double useSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1887 (12 Feb.) blue envelope to Oldham bearing pair of 1885 ½d. slate-blue tied by Ashton-Under-Lyne duplex with Oldham arrival on reverse (18.2); some ageing but with the original enclosure (reminder); "... I have to remind you that if any Male Servant, Dog, or Carriage, liable to duty, has been kept, or Armorial Bearings worn or used, without proper Licence, penalties are incurred."Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1900 (9 Jan.) large size 2d. registered envelope to Budapest from the Postal Branch, Inland Revenue, London with a faint "registered/inland revenue" dated oval in red, with 1881 1d. lilac pair and 1892 2½d. purple on blue strip of three tied by London Registered hooded c.d.s., handstruck "R" in oval at left and with metal eyelet punch "P.B./I.R.", on the reverse with registration stamp has been cancelled by a large dumb cancellation in blue and Budapest arrival c.d.s.; the envelope has been reduced at top. very unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1896 (29 Oct.) envelope from Somerset House to Stuttgart bearing 1892 2½d. purple on blue tied by London duplex, indistinct arrival postmark on the reverse; there is a corner crease at top left, otherwise fine. S.G. O14. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1902 (20 Aug.) long envelope from Somerset House to Borkum bearing pair of K.E.VII 2½d. tied by London W.C. c.d.s. with the arrival c.d.s. on the reverse (24.8); a vertical filing crease at left. A scarce franking. S.G. O22. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1903-04 a group of covers with ½d. blue-green on Income Tax return to Bournemouth, 1d. scarlet on 1903 envelope to Stourbridge and on 1904 blue Income Tax envelope to London, 2½d. ultramarine on long Somerset House envelope to U.S.A. (reduced at left). (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland RevenueA valuable selection of Q.V. covers with 1882 ½d. green pairs on 1884 and 1885 covers, 1d. lilac covers (10), Jubilee ½d. vermilion single on local Brighton cover with "brighton station/r.l." c.d.s., pair on local Worthing cover, a single affixed over 1d. lilac on Advice of Licences letter, 2½d. purple on blue on envelope from Somerset House. A very useful selection. (16 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1900 (10 Aug.) "H.M. Office of Works" envelope to Whitehaven bearing 1d. lilac tied by Leeds c.d.s. with neat arrival c.d.s. on the reverse (11.8); a good cover. S.G. O33, Cat £1000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1901 (22 May) "H.M. Office of Works" envelope used locally in Edinburgh bearing 1d. lilac tied by Edinburgh c.d.s.; clean and fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1902 (27 July) long "H.M. Office of Works. &c" to Customs House Ayr bearing 1d. lilac tied by Edinburgh c.d.s. with a fine strike of Ayr arrival c.d.s. on reverse (28.7); vertical folding crease. fresh. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1902 (3 Sept.) "H.M. Office of Works" envelope to Wigan bearing 1896-1902 ½d. vermilion pair tied by Manchester c.d.s. with Wigan arrival on reverse; central vertical folding crease. Scarce. S.G. O31, cat. £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1902 (8 Dec.) long "H.M. Office of Works" envelope to Ayr bearing K.E.VII 1d. tied by Edinburgh c.d.s. with fine Ayr arrival on reverse (9.12); vertical folding crease. S.G. O37, £425Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1903 (16 Oct.) long "H.M. Office of Works" envelope to Oxford bearing K.E.VII 1d. tied by Birmingham c.d.s.; two vertical folding creases well away from the adhesiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsArmy1899-1900 two long blue envelopes with 1899 to Chester with pair of Jubilee ½d. vermilion tied by Chester squared circle; 1900 to Ambergate, near Derby, bearing 1d. lilac tied by Chatham c.d.s. (flap missing). Fresh and fine. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsArmy1901 (10 Mar.) "O.H.M.S." envelope to Pietermaritzburg bearing 1d. lilac tied by Harrismith c.d.s., the reverse with Pietermaritzburg/Natal arrival c.d.s. (17.3). Partly in the hand of, and signed across the corner, by Lt. Gen. Leslie Rundle. Fine and a desirable Boer War cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsArmy1902 (11 Nov.) blue envelope registered to Tunbridge Wells and redirected to London bearing K.E.VII 1d. (3) tied by Brentwood registered ovals with "R" in oval in blue on white (affixed over the top of the envelope) and Warley Common, Brentwood despatch c.d.s. in lower corner, several backstamps including Tunbridge Wells and London registered ovals. With the original enclosed letter awarding the South Africa medal posthumously to Capt. Hebden. Some soiling and creasingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

Great BritainOfficialsArmy1904 (24 Mar.) envelope registered to 5th Royal Garrison Regiment, Nova Scotia bearing ½d. blue-green (4) and 1d. scarlet (2) tied by Exeter registered oval; indistinct backstamp. Some soiling, an appealing cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1883 (6 Dec.) "On Her Majesty's Service" parcel label to Hythe from the Government Office, Taxes, Newbridge, Dover bearing 9d. green, JB, tied by dumb barred oval; a couple of light age marks. Rare and desirable. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1886 (28 July) blue Postal Stores Department Parcel Post label bearing 1½d. lilac and 9d. green tied by barred circle " g.p.o. depot"postmark with hooded London Parcel Post Department c.d.s. alongside, Scarce and desirable. S.G. O61, 63. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1887 (23 May) "On Her Majesty's Service." parcel front from the Charity Commission bearing 1½d. lilac with 6d. green tied by barred circle "g.p.o. depot" postmark with boxed Parcel Post Paid datestamp in red at foot; some folding creases, a rare item, thought to be the only cover bearing the 6d. green stamp. S.G. O51-51. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1887 (30 June) Edinburgh Parcel Post Label on piece bearing 1½d. lilac with top margin and 9d. green tied by bared circle "edinburgh" postmark with the despatch c.d.s. alongside. Fine and very scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1894 (4 Apr.) Edinburgh Parcel post label bearing 9d. green, IA, tied by heavy circular Edinburgh rubber cancellation with the despatch c.d.s. alongside; the label with a couple of thins. R.P.S. Certificate (1999). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1894 (20 June) G.P.O. Depot parcel label (folded over label card) used in London, bearing 1½d. dull purple and pale green strip of three tied by G.P.O. Depot circular rubber parcel cancellation with the despatch c.d.s. alongside. A good card. S.G. O65. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1894 (8 Sept.) Stores parcel label on piece, from G.P.O. to Wheatley, Oxford, bearing 1½d. purple and light green with 6d. purple on rose-red (no stop under "T") tied by G.P.O. Depot circular rubber parcel cancellation with large boxed London Chief Office parcel datestamp alongside. S.G. O65-66Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1894 (4 Oct.) large "On Her Majesty's Service" envelope from the Department of Science and Art to Paris, bearing 2d. grey-green and carmine (2) with 1/- dull green tied by "S.W.D.O." circular rubber cancellation with a fine strike of Southwestern District Office parcel datestamp in lower left corner; some creasing and soiling. An impressive and scarce envelope. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1896 (5 Mar.) Parcel Post label to Ravensthorpe bearing 9d. dull purple and blue tied by circular G.P.O. Depot rubber parcel cancellation with the despatch c.d.s. alongside; several creases, still attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1900 (22 July) large "On Her Majesty's Service" parcel label from Genera; Register Office, Somerset House to Cranbrook bearing 1d. lilac and 6d. purple on red tied by dumb cancellation and large boxed Parcel Post datestamp; good to fine. S.G. O66, 69Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1902 (4 Nov.) large part "His Majesty's Service" label to the Postmaster, Showell Green, Birmingham bearing 1d. lilac with 2d. grey-green and carmine vertical pair tied by the large boxed Mount Pleasant Parcel Post datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1904 (11 Mar.) repurposed Inland Revenue envelope, registered to Halesworth bearing 1½d. dull purple and pale green pair tied by neat Halesworth c.d.s. with large "R" in oval at foot. Fine and unusual use of both stamps and envelope. S.G. O65Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment ParcelsUndated: "On Her Majesty's Service" parcel label from G.P.O. Stores to Middlesbrough bearing Q.V. 9d. dull purple and blue tied by a neat strike of "london london" rubber postmark. S.G. O67. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment ParcelsUndated: "On Her Majesty's Service" parcel label from Somerset House to the Postmaster Bull Street, Birmingham, affixed on piece with Q.V. 1½d. dull purple and pale green with 9d. dull purple and blue tied by circular Leicester Sq. rubber postmark; a second label, "From Inland Revenue, Somerset House"``Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment ParcelsUndated: "On Her Majesty's Service" parcel label from the Department of Science and Art to Englefield Green, Staines, bearing Q.V. 6d. purple on red with 1/- dull green tied by circular "S.W.D.O." rubber postmark; showing the fancy handstamp of Science and Art Department in blue. S.G. O66, 68. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment ParcelsUndated: parcel piece bearing 1½d. dull purple and pale green strip of four used in combination with I.R. Official 1d. lilac in two strips of four, cancelled by barred oval numeral cancellations (504?). A good combination franking. S.G. O3, O65Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1904 (12 Jan.) "On His Majesty's Service" envelope to King's Lynn bearing K.E.VII 1d. scarlet tied by Cambridge c.d.s. with Kings Lynn arrival on reverse; the envelope slightly reduced at left, otherwise fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902 (20 Oct.) O.H.M.S. envelope from the Geological Survey to Burlington House and redirected to South Kensington bearing K.E.VII 1d. scarlet tied by London c.d.s. with a second strike alongside (21.10), the reverse with London and South Kensington arrival c.d.s. Handstamp "HIS" over "Her" at top. A fine cover. Cat. £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1903 (26 Aug.) official parcel label to Algeria from the Geological Survey Department bearing Queen Victoria 5d. dull purple and blue horizontal pair with K.E.VII 2½d. ultramarine pair tied by circular "S.W." datestamps, the parcel was sent by "Book Post". Rare and highly desirable. S.G. O81, 85. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiralty1903 (11 Dec.) picture postcard to Canada bearing K.E.VII 1d. scarlet (second overprint) tied by Earls Court duplex. Early use of this stamp and rare to find these stamps incorrectly used used on private mail. B.P.A. Certificate (2009)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiraltyPostal Stationery: Post Cards; 1903 ½d. card, both wide and narrow "M", unused; good to fine. Huggins & Baker CO6-7. (2 cards)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiraltyPostal Stationery: Post Cards; 1903 ½d. card, wide "M" used to Alnwick, Northumberland from H.M. Coast Guard, Seahouses, Chathill, nealy cancelled by Chathill 1903 (5 Dec.) duplex with Sea-Houses c.d.s. alongside. Some minor ageing at top, otherwise very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiraltyPostal Stationery: Registered Envelopes; 1903 3d. red-brown on size H2 envelope overprinted "admiralty/official"; good to fine unused. Huggins & Baker RO1. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiraltyPostal Stationery: Registered Envelopes; 1903 3d. red-brown on size H2 envelope overprinted "admiralty/official"; unused, some light ageing, otherwise fine.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Trade1887 (6 Apr.) Board of Trade wrapper to Honfleur, Calvados bearing Crown/BT perfin 1881 1d. lilac (2) with 1883-84 ½d. slate-blue tied by London duplex; the back flap with the Board of Trade device, Paris transit an the arrival c.d.s. (11.4). Also 1890 (1 Oct.) a similar wrapper (back flap missing) to le Havre bearing Jubilee ½d. vermilion with 2d. green and red tied by London duplex. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Trade1901 (3 May) "O.H.M.S." address panel with printed "Book Post" to Berne, Switzerland bearing Jubilee 4d. (inverted perfin) and 4½d. tied by hooded London c.d.s with Bern arrival at left; vertical folding crease, a good frankingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Trade1898-1902 a group of large pieces with 1898 Board of Trade parcel label to Germany bearing Jubilee 3d. tied by London c.d.s.; 1901 O.H.M.S. piece to Germany bearing Jubilee 2½d. (perfin inverted and reversed) and 6d. tied by hooded London c.d.s.; 1902 O.H.M.S. piece to Switzerland bearing Jubilee 4d. and 6d. (perfin inverted and reversed); undated O.H.M.S. piece to Germany bearing 1881 1d. lilac with Jubilee 9d. (perfin inverted) tied by rubber cancellation. A good group. (4 pieces)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of TradeA collection of stamps with the Crown/B.T. perfin which includes 1880-83 1/- plate 13 used and plate 14 unused, a selection of Jubilee and K.E.VII values with some better values, inverted and reversed perfins and K.E.VII ½d. block of four with the perfins tête-bêche; a few forgeries noted. (40)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsCrown AgentsA small group with 1912 O.H.M.S. local London envelope bearing Downey Head 1d. overprinted "C.A."; 1914 London cover with K.G.V ½d. perf. "CA", 1939 envelope to Switzerland bearing K.G.VI ½d. and 2d. perf. "CA" plus address label to the Crown Agents with privately printed K.G.VI ½d. with Q.E. 2½d.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1870 1/- green on large format sheet, dated 22.11.69, die 2, overprinted "specimen"; there is a small tear at left, otherwise fresh and fine, unfolded. Also 1890 6d. purple overprinted "specimen" type 9; fine. H.& B. TP2, 11b. (2 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1871 1/- green, large format sheet, dated 1.11.71, die 5 with Millington & Hutton imprint on reverse; folding creases, fresh and fine. H.& B. TP3Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1870-76 1/- green large format forms, 1/- green showing the different formats, one overprinted "priority" in red; some creaseing and other faults, generally good to fine. H.& B. TP1, 2, 3, 4 (2 types). (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1872-76 1/- green, large format sheet dated 1.8.74, die 7, in a complete booklet of twenty forms with Millington & Hutton imprint at foot, each form (and cover) overprinted "priority" in red letters; the first form shows slight doubling and the second form the green ink suffused through to the reverse; the cover with a vertical crease and some age spots and the front cover almost detached. Scarce as a complete booklet. H.& B. TP4Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1875-77 1/- green in small format form, dated 21.2.77, die 6; JAS Truscott imprint; with original booklet front cover; fresh and fine. H.& B. TP7aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1875-81, a group of 1/- green in smaller format with octagonal 1/- (3) and round 1/- (2); one with corner fault, generally good to fine. H.& B. TP5, 7b (2 types), 9, 10. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1881 1/- green small format form with imprint of Jas. Truscott at foot, unused and used with Bowness c.d.s.; neither with booklet margin; fine. Scarce used. H.& B. TP8a. (2 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1890-98 a collection of 6d. purple forms with different issues and imprints and includes the scarce 1894 issue and a later one with the original booklet cover; generally fine. H.& B.TP11ab, 11b, 12ab, 12b (3), 14a, 15a, 15b, 16a, 16b (3). (13 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1902 K.E.VII selection with forms sold singly with Mccorquodale overprinted "specimen" and unused (2, one small faults) and Wy. & S. Ltd; from booklets with McCorquodale (4) and Wy. & S. Ltd.; some variation of types. Generally good to fine. H.& B. TP17-18. (9 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1920 1/- emerald-green, size c, fine unused. This form was printed for use in Ireland; very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1915-35 a collection of unused K.G.V forms with 1915 6d. sold from booklets (2), 1915 9d. from booklet with 9d. at left, 9d. size c without value at left (3), 1920 9d. plus 3d. (2 types), 1920 1/- olive-brown size c from booklets (3 different types) and 1935 6d. (3, 2 types). Fine to very fine. (14 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1915-35 a group of K.G.V forms, each with the booklet cover, with 1915 6d., 1920 1/- olive-brown and 1935 6d. (4). A good group. (6 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1944 1/- brown in a booklet with nineteen forms remaining, warrant (40351) 32917 Hw T1086; some light cover wear, otherwise fine. H.& B. TP25Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1940-51 a collection of K.G.VI forms with 6d., 9d., 1/-, the scarce 9d.+ 9d. and 1/6d. with Tudor crown; fine. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsInland1940-51 a selection of forms, each with its booklet cover, with 6d., 9d., 1/- (2 different) and 1/6d. with St. Edward's Crown; fine and a desirable group. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsStock Exchange1876-91 a collection of unused forms with 1881 1/- green, 1885 6d. purple with date plugs (2 different), 1895 6d. purple (4 different); also 1876 1/- green on large pieces (2) used; some small faults. (9 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsStock Exchange1885-95 a group of 6d. purple forms, with date plugs, Spottiswoode imprint overprinted "specimen" (2) and Harrison unused (no margin) and 1895 with Wyman imprint. H.& B. 40a, b, 42c. (4 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsStock Exchange1902-10 6d. purple a group of unused, sold singly with Wy & S. imprint; from booklets with Truscott imprint (2 different) one without selvedge, Wyman and Ws & S.; fine. H.& B. 43-44. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsStock Exchange1915-20 a collection of unused forms with 1915 9d., 1920 9d.+ 3d., 1920 1/- sold singly (2) and from booklets (2 different). a fine and appealing group. (6 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsForeign and Colonial1889-95, an unused collection with 10d. pale blue on white and on buff paper, 10d. brown on buff paper and 10d. brown horizontal format with both imprints. Good to fine. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsForeign and Colonial1889-95 selection with 10d. pale blue on buff paper overprinted "specimen" and unused, 10d. brown on buff paper and 10d. brown horizontal format, Wyman imprint (2 different); fair to fine. (5 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsForeign and Colonial1895 horizontal format 10d. brown, Wyman imprint cancelled by Stock Exchange squared circle with large "F" in oval alongside; some punch holes, etc. at left. A rare used form. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsForeign and Colonial1903 selection of 10d. forms with Truscott imprint overprinted "specimen" and unused, Wy.& S. unused (2); good to fine. (4 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsTelegraph CardsA selection with 22mm Coat of Arms (2), one showing offset of the green on reverse, 1/- die 4 overprinted "specimen" (two different types), die 3 unused and one card without value; fine. (6 cards)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsTelegraph CardsA selection with 1/- green 22mm Arms, die 5 (2); 1/- green 25mm Arms overprinted "specimen" die 3, unused dies 3 and 4 and one card without value. (6 cards)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsUndenominatedA small group of forms with Q.V. Government Despatch, K.G.VI Government Telegram, Prepaid Reply Form printed in blue and 1904 Form for Press Telegrams only. A good group. (4 forms)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsMiscellaneous Without ValueA selection of earlier items with 1866 "An Act to amend The Telegraph Act, 1863", an 1853 letter from Plymouth recommending the use of telegraphs for sending information to the Times Office in London, documents relating to the erection of a pole and non-delivery of a telegram, 1895 Post Office Telegraphs 25 year souvenir card, unused Post Office and Submarine Telegraph form in black on green and in red on green, 1871-74 used Telegraph forms (4) one with original envelope and an unused Submarine Telegraph Companies to India via...

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsMiscellaneous Without ValuePost Office: A selection of unused and used forms with a duplicated range of unused forms from Q.V. to Q.E., a selection of used forms, several with original envelopes showing a good variety of types including Ship Letter Telegram, Priority envelopes and others. A good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsMiscellaneous Without ValueEastern Telegraph Company: A collection on leaves including 1874 letter suggesting using "Via Falmouth" on future messages, a group of telegrams and their special envelopes which include Q.V., registered at the Post Office, Eastern Extension from Rangoon plus a small collection of Imperial Wireless Services and Cable and Wireless including their illustrated forms and special envelopesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsMiscellaneous Without ValueVarious: A selection, mostly unused, which includes examples of Cable and Wireless including Greeting sheet from Selfridges XLT Bureau, Marconi's, Western Union, Ocean-Poste plus two associated receipts (18 items)Note: XLT is the prefix code for greetings telegramsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPost Office Telegram FormsMiscellaneous Without ValueRailways: an unusual collection with examples of North Staffordshire Railway, Great Western, Great Western and Midland, Cheshire Lines, Lancashire Yorkshire, London Brighton & South Coast, North British, Midland, LNER; a little mixed in places. (17)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal FiscalsPost Office Notice1853 (Nov.) "Circular to Postmasters" dated from Edinburgh indicating the New Penny Receipt Stamp is not to be used for postage and any stamps used will be treated as unpaid; signed off by Francis Abbott. The receipt stamps were not allowed for postage until 1881Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Square Buckle1d. light blue and 1d. dull turquoise-blue imprimaturs, plates 1 and 2, each with top margin, plate 2 just showing the foot of the manuscript number in the margin; fine and attractive. Cat. £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Square BuckleA collection on leaves which includes plate 2 imprimatur, mint including a pair and a block of four, some postally used plus covers including 1854 cover from Sea House, Eastbourne to London bearing uncancelled 1d. and with manuscript "4" for the postage due, single franking on 1893 local Leeds cover and in combination with Jubilee 2d. on registered envelope from Leeds to Halifax. A good lot. (20)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Square BuckleA group of covers with 1855 (26 Feb.) from Whittington to Sheffield bearing 1d. uncancelled with manuscript "2" in ink and Chesterfield c.d.s., the reverse with faint Whittington and Sheffield arrival; 1882 (1 July) local Liverpool envelope bearing imprimatur cancelled by Liverpool square circle (light ageing); 1883 (27 Sept.) envelope to Plymouth with the 1d. tied by Swansea duplex. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Octagonal Buckle1d. pale turquoise-blue in a block of twelve, large part original gum; a few reinforced perfs at top and centred a little high; fine. S.G. F3Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Octagonal Buckle1d. light blue on blue, a block of four neatly cancelled by two strikes of 1881 (19 Sept.) London "105" duplex. A good multiple. S.G. F4Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 1d. Octagonal BuckleA collection on leaves with imprimatur plate 4 and another with top margin, unused in singles and multiples, postally used (3) and fiscal use; also 1d. light blue on blue unused (2). (36)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 Draft One Penny Ochre1d. pale ochre and 1d. ochre top margin imprimaturs, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 Draft One Penny Ochre1889 (23 Dec.) envelope to Bury St. Edmunds bearing 1d. ochre tied by a neat strike of Harrogate squared circle. Clean and fine. S.G. F2, £600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 Draft One Penny Ochre1d. brownish ochre block of four, with full original gum; a few minor gum wrinkles and centred a little low. S.G. F2, £650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1853 Draft One Penny OchreA collection on leaves, unused with dull ochre single and pair on transparent paper, yellowish ochre block of four, postally used (3) and on 1893 (12 Dec.) registered envelope with Jubilee 2d. used locally in Leeds. (16)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1855 1d. LilacA collection on leaves with lilac on blue glazed paper imprimatur and mint, reddish lilac on white paper unused (2) and postally used (4), lilac on blued paper unused (6), postally used (3) and on 1889 local London envelope plus various fiscally used. S.G. F5-7. (34)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860 Provisional Overprinted Inland Revenue1d. dull reddish lilac, part original gum; good appearance. S.G. F8, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860 Provisional Overprinted Inland Revenue1d. dull reddish lilac part original gum, good used with hooded London 1883 c.d.s. plus a fiscally used example (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark Cabled AnchorA collection on leaves with 1d. unused (14) and postally used, 3d. postally used, 6d. unused and postally used (3) plus 1883 registered envelope to Germany bearing 1d., 3d. with 1867-81 1d. (2) tied by Liverpool Registered c.d.s. S.G. F9-11. (30)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark Cabled AnchorA group of covers bearing one of each value with 1d. on envelope to Ipswich cancelled by 1889 (18 Apr.) hooded London c.d.s.; 3d. on registered envelope to Llandaff bearing 3d. tied by 1892 (5 June) Cardiff registered oval; 6d. (inverted watermark) on envelope to Plymouth cancelled by 1892 (2 May) London registered oval with other registration marks indicating 5d. registration plus 1d. postage. Cat. £1180, (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 16mm AnchorA collection on leaves with 1d. mint (11) including two blocks of four, postaly used (3) 1881 cover to Nottingham plus five examples on 1897 commercial envelope registered to U.S.A., fiscally used including an 1865 school receipt for the Sisterhood of Mercy of the Holy Trinity Oxford; 3d. Specimen, unused and on 1892 envelope registered from Cambridge to Leyton; plus 6d. shades unused (3). S.G. F12-14. (35)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 18mm Anchor6d. purple in a block of four, large part original gum; there are a couple of light age marks and centred a little high and left; generally fresh and fine appearance. S.G. F17, £525Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 18mm Anchor1885 (23 Nov.) blue commercial envelope to Tasmania bearing 6d. lilac tied by two strikes of Loughborough duplex, light Hobart arrival on the reverse; there is a light contents bend. Unusual. Cat. £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 18mm Anchor1890 (27 Aug.) envelope registered to Switzerland bearing 6d. purple tied by two strikes of Paddington Registered oval with the despatch c.d.s. alongside, the reverse with Lausanne arrival (28.8); some light ageingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 18mm Anchor1898 (13 Apr.) Halesworth Parcel Post label bearing 6d. lilac well tied by the despatch c.d.s. and marked up as postage 4d. and paid on registration 2d.; a little soiled and there is a vertical fold which runs through the adhesive. A desirable and rare parcel post label. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-67 Watermark 18mm AnchorA collection on leaves with 1d. unused (10) and postally used (3); 3d. unused (2); 6d. specimen, unused (10) including a block of four, postally used with 1882 (28 June) duplex (only valid for postage after 1883 (1 Jan.) and cancelled by Malta "A25" plus on 1897 envelope registered from Bute Docks to Cardiff. An interesting lot. S.G. F15-17. (39)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1863 Samuel Allsop & Sons Labels1d. reddish lilac in a complete unused pane of eight control numbers "29739" and "20740", unmounted mint; shows the three holes at left from the booklet issue. Fine and rare. Also two pairs, unused with control "29651" and used (without the hand symbol with control "A53738". Cat. £2650+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1867 One Penny PurpleCut down die proof from the De la Rue record book, one piece for plates 5,6,7 and 8 and one piece for plates 9.10.11 and 12; some age stains. (2 pieces). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1867 One Penny PurplePlate proof in black on ungummed, watermarked paper, in a right margin block of sixteen; some wrinkling. A scarce multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1867 One Penny PurpleA collection on leaves with an imprimatur of plate 4, plate proof in black on ungummed, watermarked paper (with right margin), unused (13) and postally used. S.G. F18. (16)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 1 (1868): Die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) dated "Apr. 20, 1873" and "before hardening" and initialled in pencil "MS", fine. Cat. £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 1 (1868): Imprimaturs in dull purple shades, each with top margin with plates 36, 46, 57, 83 and 93; also one with margin reduced (cutting off the plate number, hinged on the front of the margin as usual; fine. (6). Cat. £660Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 1 (1868): imprimaturs in pale purple with plates 13, 15, 24, 29 (defect at left), 21, 28, 44 and 63 (with top margin); without gum. Cat. £880Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 1 (1868): 1d. dull purple in block of forty eight and 1d. reddish lilac in a block of sixty, large part original gum; a few imperfections on the larger block. Good multiples. S.G. F19. (108)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 1 (1868): A collection of leaves with overprinted Specimen type 6 pair, mint (40), postally used (2) and on 1886 envelope to Peckham cancelled by fine Hosta machine cancellation, 1889 envelope to Germany with Jubilee 1½d. and on 1893 envelope to London tied by Stockwell duplex. (51)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 2 (1876): Die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) dated "Mar. 8, 1876." in black, no other markings, fine. Cat. £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny Purple— a similar die proof but dated "Mar. 16, 1876."; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 2 (1876): die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) dated "Mar. 17, 1876." in black; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 2 (1876): 1d. dull purple in a block of twenty four, unmounted mint; a heavy horizontal crease through the bottom row. A scarce multiple. Also a single, mint. S.G. F20Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 3 (1877): Die proofs in black on glazed card (92x60mm), two cards dated "July 22, 1876" and "Aug 4, 1876."; both with working pencil marks on the rejected die. (2 proofs)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 4 (1878): Die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) dated "Mar 1, 1878" and "before hardening"; fine. Cat. £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 4 (1878): imperforate colour trial in rose-carmine, a block of four, large part original gum; bend or light crease. Cat. £1200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1868-81 One Penny PurpleDie 4 (1878): a collection on leaves with imprimaturs of plates 119 and 129, imperforate colour trials in rose-carmine and in yellow-ochre corner control blocks of thirty and six, other unused in singles and multiples, 2½d. franking cover to Germany and ½d. franking registered cover to Germany; also a small collection of die 3 including plate number pair and local London cover, the stamp with security print on top. (77)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1881 One Penny Purple, Watermark OrbA group of perforated colour trials in grey-blue, claret, dull purple and brown-purple, large part original gum; fine. Cat. £840. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1881 One Penny Purple, Watermark OrbA collection on leaves with 1d. on blued paper mint (5), postally used (7) and used on covers to the U.S.A. (2) and other covers (3); on white paper mint (12), postally used (18) one on small piece cancelled Beyrouth, and covers (9) with combinations and overseas destinations. (65)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1881 Watermark Anchor, Perforation 14A small selection with 18mm anchor 3d. pale reddish lilac part original gum (small thin), 6d. reddish lilac shades (2) part original gum; 20mm anchor with 3d. reddish lilac and 6d. shades (4) part original gum and used with Kendal duplex; generally fair to good. S.G. F24-27. (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Imperforate3d. pink die C in a horizontal pair, large part original gum; there are a couple of light wrinkles, fine. S.G. F29, £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Imperforate3d. pink, die C in an irregular block of nineteen which includes three tête-bêche pairs, with full original gum; some vertical bends, one through the right column and a few tone spots on the reverse. A stunning and remarkable block. S.G. F29a, £7700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Imperforate1/- pink, die F in a horizontal pair, large part original gum; some minor wrinkling and soiling. S.G. F35, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Imperforate2/6d. pink, die O, horizontal pair, large part original gum; good to fine for these. S.G. F38, £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Imperforate2d. to 2/6d. set of six with 2d. part original gum; 3d. die C large part original gum; 6d. die U part original gum; 9d. die C large part original gum (tiny thin), 1/- die F large part original gum and 2/6d. die O, part original gum. A good set. S.G. between F28-38, £3000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1860-71 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, ImperforateA small group with 3d. postally used, 2/6d. part original gum (2) and overprinted "specimen" plus fiscally used (4). A little mixed. (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1871 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, PerforateA small group with 2d., 1/- and 2/6d. pink, part original gum; a couple of wrinkles, etc. S.G. between F39-41, £1600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1875-80 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Watermark Anchor2/6d. vermilion in a right margin block of nine, part to large part original gum; some light bends and reinforced perfs. A rare and desirable block. S.G. F54, £4500+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Fiscals1875-80 Overprint on Embossed Stamps, Watermark AnchorA collection on leaves with unused 2d. (2), 9d., 1/- and 2/6d. (2), postally used 9d. (cleaned fiscal fraudulently used) and 2/6d. (5), one with Salisbury c.d.s. S.G. F50-54. (12)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal FiscalsOther Stamps Postally UsedA collection on leaves of various revenue stamps postally used with Customs 1d., 4d., 1/-, 1/6d. and 10/- (each with Liverpool squared circle), Contract Note 6d. and Transfer Duty 3d. with London cancels, Foreign Bill 1d., 2d., 3d. and 9d.; Bankruptcy 1d. on 1885 local Manchester cover, 1d. vermilion on 1884 envelope to Chatham plus postal fiscal 1d. used on a 1882 redirected envelope from Kingston to Farnham then Guildford and on 1914 envelope from Dulwich to Maida Vale, not accepted for postage and charged 2d. postage dueSubject to 20% V...

Great BritainPostal HistoryLancashireLiverpool: 1840 two stampless entire letters from U.S.A. to Halifax, both carried privately to Liverpool and both with unframed "liverpool/ship letter" on the flap as well as good strikes of different types of handstruck "8" in black; usual filing creases, good examples of this unlisted handstamp; also 1775 entire letter to London bearing a fair strike of "liver/pool" and London Bishop mark on the reverse. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryLancashireA small selection which includes 1793 entire to Naples with a good strike of "bolton/le-moors" with rate mark and London transit; 1847 entire to Keithley with 1841 1d. with smudged cancellation and a good strike of "bury lancs" c.d.s. in bluish on reverse (reputedly carried on the first train from Leeds to Skipton); fine undated "colne" on 1842 entire to Preston; Manchester with 1796 horseshoe "manchester" on entire to Rochdale, "185/manchester" 1808 and 1810 c.d.s. on entire to Halifax, 1821 entire to Rochdale bearing a good strike of "paid/at/manchester"...

Great BritainPostal HistoryLondonA selection on leaves which includes "Two Py Post/Unpaid" for Carey Street and Chancery Lane, "Lombard St/2py P. Paid" plus "1 py" for Cromer St but in blue, a group of "T.P/Rate 2d." (3), handstruck "1" (2), "too late/g.p.o." (2) plus 1830 wrapper from Hamburg "via Holland" bearing a fine strike of dotted box "Oz at 6s/8d per Oz" in black with manuscript "1" before (18 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireBradford: 1737 (17 June) an entire from Skipton to "Crakehall, nigh Beedale, by way Borrow bridge", rated "3", the reverse with a good strike of "brad/ford" in black. A good cover; this is the first postmark of Bradford used during its year of introductionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireBradford: 1857 (5 June) entire stampless letter from Cassel, France to Bradford, Wilts, with Warburg and London transit, a good strike of unframed "missent/to/bradford/yorks" in black with Bradford Yorks c.d.s. (8.6) a superb Bradford Wilts (9.6) c.d.s.; horizontal filing creaseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireBradford: 1900 (8 Sept.) Parcel Post label bearing Jubilee 3d. purple on yellow tied by"bradford" between horizontal bars with "bradford/B. A." c.d.s. alongside. Scarce parcel postmarks. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireBradford: A group of missent mail with 1829 wrapper to Halifax with boxed "wigan/penny post" in red and "Missent to bradford" struck in black; three covers, 1830-50, confusing Bradford in Wiltshire with Bradford Yorkshire. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireBradford: A collection on leaves which includes 1743 entire from Baildon on Otley to London bearing a good strike of "brad/ford" in black with London Bishop mark alongside, 1780-97 various "bradford/y" (6), 1801-15 "bradford y" (3), "paid/at/bradford" in brown, blue and red (2), "Bradford yorks/Py Post" (2), Bradford/+ skeleton (3); local undated post marks with Dudley Hill, North Parade, West Gate (2), straight-line Manchester Street, Manchester Rd, plus some others. (38 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireCross Hills: A selection on leaves with 1825 entire to Nottingham with straight-line "cross.hills" (an early date for this), horseshoe "cross hills" (2, both improved), numeral "715" cancellation (cover and piece, both improved), 1845 undelivered letter (with ambulance wrapper) to Bromsgrove, with "Not for" with Cross Hills undated postmark in blue, an array of other postmarks including Skipton/+ skeleton and others with undated circle. (7 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireDoncaster: 1779-80 (c.) three wrappers to Switzerland, each with "don/caster" in black, London Bishop marks and "post/paid" in circle and rate marks in red ink; also 1846 entire to London bearing a fine strike of the Doncaster skeleton with "1" below. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireHalifax: 1842 (16 July) stampless entire to Keighley bearing a neat strike of Hull despatch in blue, a very fine strike of "missent;to/halifax" with the Halifax c.d.s. on the reverse and Bradford transit. A fine an attractive cover; late use of this missent to handstampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireHarrogate: A good group on leaves with 1787 and 1806 entires showing both types of "harrow/gate", "Harrogate/Penny Post" (2), 1833 circular "paid/at/harrogate" and 1845 undated Low-Harrogate. (6 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireIdle: A small group with "Idle/Penny Post" a good strike in red on 1846 stampless entire to Bradford; a fair strike on red on 1845 wrapper to Bradford with 1841 1d. and a fine strike of the undated double-circle on 1852 entire to Bradford (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireKeithley: A collection with fair strikes of "keithley" in 1791, horseshoe on 1795 entire to Congleton, mileage mark, "kighley" on 1808 entire to Wakefield marked "Post Paid 6", later circular postmarks and datestamps plus undated Oxenthorpe (2, one in blue) and Haworth. A useful group despite condition. (14 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireRichmond: 1785 (20 Sept.) wrapper to Temple in London with "6" rate mark in black ink, the reverse with a superb strike of straight-line "richmond" (54x7mm) with London Bishop mark; vertical filing creases and some arrival notation on one flapSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireSocial History: 1846 (9 Sept.) printed broad sheet to Keithley headed "SHORT TIME"; bearing 1841 1d. tied by barred oval with Halifax and Bradford c.d.s. in blue. Folded for posting."It has been repeatedly stated ... that the hands employed in factories are desirous of running shorter time, though it should be accompanied by a proportionate reduction in wages: We have, in consequence ... to Reduce the Hours of Running ... from 12 hours per day, or 69 hours per week, to 11 hours per day, or 64 hours per week; paying all day wages after a proportionate reduct...

Great BritainPostal HistoryYorkshireA collection on leaves, mostly later period, with Askern undated circle in red and in blue; Bedale Py Post and skeleton, "Refused" entire to Bedale with crown Refused handstamp in red; Bingley postmarks (3); Birstal and Brighthouse undated circles; Burley postmarks (3); Cleckheaton postmarks (2); Crowley, Dewsbury, Elmsall (2), Gomersal and Greenacres Moor undated circles in different colours; Halifax with Penny Post and skeleton; Hull including straight-line Carlish Street, 1788 "knares/borough"; Luddenden Foot undated circle (2, one used for misdirection...

Great BritainPostal HistoryEnglandA small assortment of covers with Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, a fine pair of 1841 entires showing 1d. and 2d. rates; Cumbria with Penny Bridge (3) and Ulverstone; Durham with 1850 envelope with French Houses c.d.s. and straight-line Barras Bridge; Gloucester with straight-line Pittville in blue-black; Kent with "T.P./Hayes K"; High Cross St. Leicester; Westmorland Bowness Penny Post and a few others. (16 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryScotlandHaddington: A small group with "haddington/penny post" in blue on 1834 entire to the Earl of Haddington in London with handstruck "1" in blue and boxed "to pay 1d. only" in black and on 1835 entire to the Earl of Haddington in Dublin with the handstruck "1" crossed through and with crowned Free datestamp; also 1839 wrapper to the Marquis of Tweeddale in London with good strike of the boxed "haddington/p.p. pay one/penny" datestamp in red and showing "To Pay 1d. only". A remarkable trio. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information p...

Great BritainPostal HistoryPrivate PostPeter Williamson's Post1775 (27 Dec.) entire letter to John Hunter at the Signet Library, Edinburgh bearing, on the reverse, a fine strike of the circular "e. penny post not paid." with handstruck date "Dec. 27" in centre. There are two vertical filing creases, one just catching the postmark. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryPrivate PostPeter Williamson's Post1784 (26 July) entire letter to Robert Hunter of Thurston, the reverse bears a superb strike of the circular "e. penny post not paid."; redirected to Dunbar with manuscript "2" and, on the reverse, Edinburgh Bishop Mark "JY/31" in red. A fine and impressive cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryPrivate PostCoach ParcelsSwan with Two Necks: 1880 (c.) part parcel wrapper to Chelmsford bearing the carriage label, "Swan with Two Necks/lad-lane ... Samuel Moore" with the fees of 2/6d. for carriage plus 3d. porterage; the address panel suggests that the carriage was increased from 2/6d. to 3/6d. and there are remains of a red wax seal and thee are a couple of folding creases. Rare with this label. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryPrivate PostCoach MailA collection of entires carried by coach with 1814 (24 Nov.) letter from Cupar to Edinburgh "Law paper pr Fife Coach" and rated "10d"; 1816 (28 Feb.) from Kelso to Lauder "per Kelso Coach"; 1820 (24 July) from Dunse to Lauder "pr Dunse coach"; 1819 (13 Mar.) from the Angel Inn Ferry Bridge to "George Bingham, Passenger by either the Royal Mail or Wellington Coach"; 1820 (20 Mar.) from Dunse to Lauder "Per Dunse fly"; 1820 (8 Sept.) from Morebattle Manse to Lauder "Per Wellington Coach"; 1830 (24 Aug.) from Liverpool to Manchester "pr Van". An i...

Great BritainPostal HistoryPrivate PostA miscellaneous selection which includes 1864 (8 June) stampless entire bearing "L.D.Co" c.d.s. (London Docks Company); 1870s "acton/special post/1d" envelope (believed for delivering valentine cards); 1890s District Messenger Card (for opera and theatre tickets); 1890s imitation of stationery postcard advertising the Gaiety Theatre, Brighton; 1890s letter card advert for stationers, delivered by hand; also 1810 entire to Madeira apparently with John Smith forwarding agent label and some coaching receipts for the White Swan Inn, Alnwick (1827) and two fr...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsA group of Post Office trials for the size F envelope using linen reinforcement (scrim); the first is a straight-cut plain envelope with the scrim folded to fit, including a portion for the flap; the second is also straight-cut, the scrim is glued to the envelope, the flap is left free and is gummed; two similar envelopes, zig-zag cut, the scrim is glued to the paper and and part of the flap, which is gummed; also a plain envelope (4¾ x 3 7/8 inch) sealed at sides with small, gummed flap, this envelope patented by Mr Norcombe but was uns...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsThe completed mock-up of size F envelope with straight-cut edges, with scrim affixed and gummed flap; the envelope bears the pink embossed seal of the post office struck in the top right corner (used as a seal of approval). A delightful and rare cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsA trial for the size F envelope with the text and lines printed in dark blue, there is a manuscript note refering to the text at the top which reads, "this will be lifted up (and printed in smaller type)", the last bit crossed through; the flap is quite small and the surface paper runs over the reinforced paper. There is a single punch hole on the flap and some pin holes. The Post Office seal, in pink and brown had been crossed through in pencil. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms an...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsMcCorquodale & Co ; a completed final trial for the size G envelope with the printer's name printed under the flap followed by "patentees"; the flap with scalloped edge (type 2), the text on the front is in two lines as format RF3. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsA trial size F envelope complete with scrim, with a stamped-to-order 4d. printed on the flap (ungummed) overprinted "specimen" type 10, no other printing. This essay was produced when the postage rate was 4d. before being reduced to 2d. A rare trial. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsAn unknown essay for a larger envelope (6¼ x 4½ inches) with the lines pained in a bright yellow-green with the wording "registered" struck in vermilion-red with a box in carmine; the envelope is complete with its scrim and gummed flap. An eye-catching and desirable essay. PhotoThe Post Office wanted a design of envelope which was distinctive. The green mimics the green ribbon used on earlier registered mailSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsMcCorquodale & Co.; completed final trials for the size F and G envelopes with the text on the front is in two lines, the printers name printed under the flap followed by "Contractors" in blue, underneath in black ""mccorquodale & co's patent registered envelope"; the flap with clean cut edge (type 1), F size with zig-zag cut edge; both envelopes show the flap printed with "for registration only" cartouche, printed in a light sage-green. A good pair of covers. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsDe la Rue envelope trials with blue printing; the size F envelope with deckle edges, the scrim is loose and with ungummed flap; with printed "registered letter" etc. on the address side, blue cross lines and "Thos De La Rue & Co. Patent" under the flap.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered EnvelopesTrialsDe la Rue envelope trials with blue printing; the size F envelope with scrim lining separate and a similar, completed mock up with the scrim fixed in place, edges sealed and the flap gummed. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Proof of the 2d. flap design with cartouche printed in pale blue on laid paper; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1A group of essay envelope for unused sizes with size H with manuscript costs on the address side, "45/- per 1000 to sell @ 7d. per dozen or ¾d. each"; size I and size K with manuscript notation, "66/- per 1000 to sell at 10d. per dozen or 1d. each". Each with the value tablet dated 15.1.78 and overprinted "specimen" type 10, without printer's imprint; fine. A rare and desirable group of these unissued sizes. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1A group of unused on pages with size F overprinted "specimen" type 9 (2), size F in indigo with imprint on reverse and in greenish blue without imprint plus size G with imprint; good to fine. (5 covers). RP1Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Size F in indigo (with imprint) with unused (creases) and used from Liverpool to Constantinople uprated 2½d., from Nairn to London uprated 1d., from Ely to Cambridge uprated 1d. and from Penmaenmawr to Kendal uprated 1½d. A scarce group. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Size F in greenish blue, a collection on leaves with unused (4), used from London to Manchester uprated 1d. tied by cork cancellation, used in Huntingdon uprated 1d., from London to Paris bearing 2½d. rosy mauve tied by cork cancellation and from Hull to Grimsby uprated 1d. Generally good to fine. (8 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Size F in greenish blue, 1880-82 a group from Stratford upon Avon to Wellington, New Zealand "viâ San Francisco" bearing 1/- green or strips of three 6d. grey, the last marked "under 1½oz.". A good correspondence. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Size G; unused, with imprint, small fault on the flap and some light ageing. RP1Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 1Size G; a small group with unused (some tone spots), 1878 (15 Feb.) used from Lessness Heath to Liverpool uprated 1d. and 1879 (12 Apr.) used from Warwick to London uprated 1d. and showing an array of backstamps; there is some ageing but the used are scarce. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 2A collection of unused on pages with size F (12) with or without imprint, showing variations in the sizes of fount and length of text, one with curved scrim on the flap; also size G, one overprinted "specimen" and unused (14) showing some variation of the text size, one without imprint; mostly good to fine. RP2. (27 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 2A collection of used on pages with size F (10) used from 1878 (14 Jan.) two are to Europe and uprated 2½d., the remainder uprated 1d.; size G (10) used from 1878 (3 Jan.) and (7 Jan.), one marked "Refused", to Germany uprated 2½d., one uprated pair of ½d. and one uprated 1870 1½d.; some variations in type; condition is a little mixed. (20 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 2A collection of used covers on leaves, each cancelled by dumb cork cancellation with size F used in the U.K., two to Europe uprated 1d. (2) and ½d.; size G used from London to Lincoln with 1d. and ½d. cancelled by large "W" cork cancels plus cover to Leipzig uprated 2½d. rosy mauve. Condition is a little variable in places, an unusual and interesting group. (8 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 3Trials for this design with the completed envelope, size F unprinted and a similar with the value and cartouche printed on the flap (some adhesive tape on the reverse), pin hole at foot; scarce. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 3A group of size F overprinted "specimen" type 9, with examples dated "27.2.78" (2), "1.3.78" (2) and "13.3.78". A couple of light age marks. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 3A group of size F overprinted "specimen" type 9, with examples dated "27.2.78" (2), "1.3.78" (2); one with some tone spots and some light ageing. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 3A collection of unused on pages showing variations in the length of instructions, dies, etc. with examples of size F (15) and size G (8); a few faint tones and other age marks. (23 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 3A collection of used mounted onto pages with size F (12) with dates from June 1878, one dated 1899 with the compensation label attached; size G with unused from die I (scarce) and used (5) including uprated 2½d. rosy mauve and 4d. sage-green to Berlin, with pair of 2½d. rosy mauve cancelled by "A25" of Malta to London followed by a collection of used cut-outs of the value and cartouche (33) showing the different diesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 4A collection of unused and used on pages showing the different dies, instructions, etc. with size F unused (3) and used, size G overprinted "specimen" type 9, unused (5) and used (2); generally good to fine. (12 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 41879 (8 Nov.) size G envelope registered to Boston, uprated with 2½d. rosy mauve pair, cancelled by indistinct numerals with a neat strike of Dale Street, Liverpool despatch c.d.s., a very fine strike of the special Liverpool crown/"registered" struck in blue, large Boston Registered dated oval (20.11); there is some soiling but the Liverpool registered handstamp in blue is scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 5A small group of covers overprinted "specimen" with size G (type 10), Size H and size I (2) (type 9); some creasing and other faults. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878 Issue 5An unused collection on leaves with size F, size G (4) plus two used, size H (4) and size I (5). Most are good to fine. (16 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878-79 Issue 6Proof envelopes (without value) with size F (2), size G printed in red and size H. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878-79 Issue 6A group of envelopes overprinted "specimen" with size F type 10 and type 9 (2), size G type 9 and size H type 9; good to fine. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878-79 Issue 6A group of unused showing different printings with size of lettering, etc. with size F (5), size G (9) one with small square for the adhesive stamp, and size H; most are good to fine. (15 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1878-79 Issue 6A good collection of used mounted onto pages showing some variety in adhesives, with size F (16), size G (17) and size I uprated with 1880-81 1½d.; condition is a little mixed in places. A good lot. (34 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1881-82 TrialsTerms and Conditions Labels: A small group of these elusive essays with label dated "9/81" on reverse of RP4 size G overprinted "specimen" plus label dated "2/82" on reverse of RP4 size G overprinted "specimen" and on RP6 size H overprinted "specimen" (small flap defect and some age marks) plus a further label. Scarce as only 50 of each of these labels were printed. These trials were not adopted. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1881-82 TrialsPrinted Terms and Conditions: On RP7, size F, handstamped "specimen" type 10 with printed Terms and Conditions. This scheme was for insurance would have been prepaid in stamps on the registration receipt in addition to the registration charges. Good to fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1881 Issue 7A small collection of this F size envelope with an essay (without value) showing fount sizes which are different from the issued design, overprinted "specimen" type 10, overprinted "cancelled" on the reverse (2), unused (3) and used (3); generally good to fine. (11 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1881-82 Issues 8 and 9A small collection on leaves with unused (4), unused showing inverted "2" in date with day 1 (2), day 2 and day 3 (3) and used (5); there are some slight shade variation. (15 covers). Also issue 9 in a small collection on leaves with unused (4) and used (6) including one addressed to E.D. Bacon bearing London registered oval code "T W" with an oversize "T". (10 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1882 Issues 10 and 11A collection of these size G on leaves with issue 10 unused (3) showing the different instructions, and used (2); issue 11 with unused shades (2) and used (5); also issue 12 size G unused. Generally good to fine. (13 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1883 Issue 13A group of covers overprinted "specimen" type 9 with sizes F (2), G (2), H2 (2) and I; good to fine. (7 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1883 Issue 13A unused collection on leaves showing variations of the Queen's curl, the florets and shades with sizes F (6), G (6, one used), H2, H (5) and I (6); good to fine. (24 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1883 Issue 13A collection of used mounted onto pages with size F (15), size G (15) one with boxed handstamp "Registered 2d.", size H (2) and size I (3); condition is a little mixed, a few with better frankings. (35 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1883 Issue 13A small group uprated with 1883-84 Lilac and Green values, size G with cover to Stettin uprated with 2½d. and 3d. pair (perfin), to Germany uprated with a pair of 2½d., to Paris with 2½d. and 5d. (3), to Austria with 4d. and 6d.; size H to London with 1½d. tied by large "R" in oval; generally good to fine. (5 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1883 Issue 13With provisional compensation label in black on white affixed, with size F unused and used, size G used (2), size H2 unused and size I unused and used (2) one with scalloped edge at side. Also 1888 manuscript amendment changing £5 compensation for the registration fee and £10 for additional 2d., one is size I on RP5. A good group (11 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1886 Issue 14Post Office Notice for changes to take effect on 1st May, with changes in parcels, insurance and compensation giving the new scale of charges; two paper repairs and some light even ageing of the paper. Also 1889 patent for Colwell's invention for an improved envelope with latout plan, unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1886 Issue 14A collection of unused and Specimen with size F and G overprinted "specimen", both with line under "Registered Letter", size F unused (2) one with line, size H2 overprinted "specimen" type 10 (2), size H unused (2), size I overprinted "specimen" and unused (4) showing some specialised variations. (13 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1886 Issue 14A collection of used covers on pages with size F (7) one with line under "Registered Letter" and one returned for an additional 2d. postage (2½d. added), size G (9) one underlined and one sent to Hankow, China uprated with Jubilee 5d. die I (2); size H (4) one to Tasmania with 1883-84 2/6d.; size H2 (2) one uprated Jubilee 5d. die I (5) and size I with boxed handstamp "Registered 2d." in violet. Condition is a little variable in places. (23 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Co...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1888 Issue 15Trial envelope, size G, with the compensation panel printed on the reverse (£5 - £10), without value and printers security punch holes; two similar essays, one with the printer's imprint above the print on the reverse. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1888 Issue 15A good collection on leaves with size F unused and used (7) all used with line under "Registered Letter"; size G unused (4) and used (13) three with line under and one to Chile uprated Jubilee 4d. (2); size H used (3) and with line under unused and used (2), one uprated with 1883-84 2/6d.; plus with "fee paid" on front, size H2 unused (2) and used plus size K used. Condition is typically variable. (36 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1891 Issue 16A collection on leaves with size F unused and used (7), one with handstruck boxed "Registered 2d." in violet, size G unused (2) and used (4) one with additional Belgium registration label; size H used with Jubilee 1/- green, size H2 unused (2) and used. Also a selection of earlier envelopes with new Compensation label with size F used (2), size G used (3), one with boxed "Registered 2d." struck in black; size H unused (5) and used (6); size H2 unused (3) and used. Generally good to fine. (37 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1892 Issue 17A small group with unused sizes F and G and size G used, one to New York uprated 1883-84 2/6d and Jubilee 5d., a good franking. (4 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1893 Issue 18A collection on leaves with size F unused (3) and used; size G used (7), size H handstamped "specimen" (2), unused (2) and used (3); also with new Compensation labels with size F unused and used (2) one with oversized label, type G used (2) one with the compensation label affixed over the £5 to £25 label and uprated with Jubilee 3d. and 1/- green. (24 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1893 Issue 20A group of proofs with an unprinted size F envelope showing the new round flap, a printed proof of the size F envelope unsealed and without value; also examples of the type R3 head in grey and the R4 head in blue printed on "specimen" paper. ScarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1893 Issue 20Size F envelope with printing error "publisbed" for published", minor soiling. With an accompanying letter from Somerset House thanking the recipient for the tickets to the zoo (which was enjoyed) and enclosing the error cover; he notes, "these are very rare, only about 3 dozen known to exist"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1893 Issue 20A collection on leaves with sizes F, G and H2 overprinted "specimen", the collection shows variations of the settings and includes size F unused (7) and used (3); size G unused (5) and used (4) one uprated with Jubilee ½d. and 4½d.; size H unused (2) and used; size H2 unused (2) and used plus size K used to Switzerland uprated with Jubilee 1d., 2½d. and 1/- green (2); generally good to fine. (29 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1895 Issue 21A collection on leaves with "specimen" handstamp on sizes F ang G, size F unused and used (3); size G unused (3) and used (3), one to Germany bearing boxed "late fee 2d" struck in black, size H used (2) and size H2 to Nova Scotia uprated with Jubilee 3d. and 1/- green. (15 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1898 Issue 22A group of proofs with size G with manuscript corrections to the compensation table and the value with manuscript "specimen" in ink; two unstuck proofs of the new envelopes, one without value. Good to fine. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1898 Issue 22A collection on leaves with size F used (8); size G unused and used (3); size H unused, size H2 unused (2) and used (2) one uprated with Jubilee 10d. (2) and size K to Amsterdam uprated with 1883-84 2/6d.; a group with the new compensation labels affixed with size F used (2), size G unused and used (7); size H (2), size H2 unused and used. (32 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1901 Issue 23Unprinted proofs of the new envelope by Willcocks of Birmingham with the introduction of the squarer flaps with examples of sizes F, G and H2; ther is a pencil note on the front of two of them. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1901 Issue 23Unprinted proofs of the new envelope by McCorquodale on buff coloured stock with sizes G, H and H2; scarce. (3 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1901 Issue 23A collection on leaves with size F used (4), size G unused (2) and used (6), size H used and size K to Belgium uprated with ½d., 2d. and 1883-85 5/- (insured for £120), a scarce franking; one size F and size H are used locally in Cambourne. (15 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1902 K.E.VII Issue 1Die proof of the completed head with inscription "registration two pence postage one penny, uncleared with reversed "P.6" at top and "nov '01" at foot, on stout laid paper (90x60mm) with part papermaker's watermark. Fine and scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1902 K.E.VII Issue 1A collection on leaves with size F on white paper unused (4) and used (2), one cancelled by Warley, Halifax rubber c.d.s. in purple; on buff stock unused (4) and used (4) one dated 1907 (13 Apr.) bearing Malvern "No. 1" blue on white label (early use); size G on white stock unused (2) and used (2), on buff stock unused and used (2); size H on white stock unused; size H2 on white stock used and on buff stock unused (2) and used. Good to fine. RP 25. (27 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1902 K.E.VII Issue 1A selection of used covers with size F (5), size G (9) including to U.S.A. uprated 1d. (2) and 1/-, to Russia uprated 4d., one with insured label, one with handstruck "late fee 2d. paid" and size H, all are uprated with most to European destinations. (15 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1907 K.E.VII Issue 2Essay envelope for the new design by Thacker of Birmingham with sizes G and H and showing different size lettering; each with vertical crease; scarce. These designs were not adopted. (2 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal StationeryRegistered Envelopes1908 K.E.VII Issue 3A collection on leaves with size F unused and used (5) including the larger registration label with undated St.Germans Cornwall circular handstamp; size G unused (2) and used (6) two bearing handstamp "late fee 2d. paid", size H unused and used uprated with embossed 6d., size H2 unused and used; also 1907 issue 2 group with size F unused and used (2); size G used (5) including cover with Express label uprated ½d. 3d., 4d. and 5d. A good group. (26 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vie...