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PERFINS  
  1. FREDERICK J SMITH, BIRMINGHAM-QV ½d brown newspaper wrapper addressed to Buenos Aires with added ½d vermilion perfin FJS/&Co., tied by BIRMINGHAM/75 d/ring dated 20.2.1888 with index H69-company cachet on the back Res £12
  2. BANK OF NEW ZEALAND-Crested cover to Cornwall with EDW VII 1d perfin BNZ tied by London Mount Pleasant machine cancel on 18.7.1904 Res £8
  3. COFFEE & TEA TRADERS-Poorly addressed cover from London addressed to “MONKTON” on 22.4.1907 and directed variously to West Monkton, Taunton, Monkton Ayrshire and Monkton, Minster, Ramsgate; eventually settling at West Monkton, Taunton on 28.4.1907. The EDW VII 1d is perfin H&C, but has no ident although I am lead to believe that the company was a supplier of teas and coffees Res £8
  4. AUSTRIA-Pictorial advertising cover depicting children’s faces in Christmas trees. The 10 Heller stamp is perfin GS/AG and tied by d/ring dated 6.6.1914-lovely item Res £12
  5. THE BRITISH AND NORTHERN SHIPPING AGENCY-Printed envelope to Bournemouth with FEO V 1d perfin BN/SA tied by London machine on 1.8.1914 Res £8
  6. S JAPHET & COMPANY-Printed envelope to Germany with GEO V 2½d perfin SJ tied by London F.S machine on 1.8.1923 Res £7
  7. ALFRED HERBERT LTD-Window envelope from this Coventry based company with GEO V ½d perfin AH tied by Coventry “Say it by Telephone” slogan on 18.9.1926 Res £7
  8. WESTERN UNION CABLEGRAM Envelope addressed to Paris with GEO V 2d perfin WU tied by LONDON F.S/21 d/ring dated 19.9.1926. Also with a 2½d Western Union meter cancel applied on the same day-lovely thing!! Res £12
  9. H.S & Co.-Registered cover to Dresden with GEO V 1½d & 4d values perfin HIS/& Co. tied by oval registered cancels of Great Portland Street on 28.6.1927 Res £8
  10. PYMAN, BELL & COMPANY LTD., GLASGOW-Printed envelope addressed to Kiel with GEO V ½d & 2 x 1d values perfin PB/Co.Ld tied by GLASGOW machine on 1.2.1929 Res £7
  11. VICTORIA HOTEL, GREAT YARMOUTH-Printed envelope to Norwich with GEO VI 1½d perfin SLA/TER full name, tied by Great Yarmouth machine on 19.12.1939 Res £7
  12. SOUTH WALES WESTERN MAIL-Printed, advertising window envelope with GEO VI ½d perfin WM tied by Cardiff machine on 30.4.1940 Res £8
  13. EXPRESS Mail cover to Surrey from WAS & Co. with GEO VI values perfin WAS/&, tied by s/rings HAMPTON STREET BIRKENHEAD / CHISHIRE dated 6.2.1943 Res £8
  14. BRITISH EMPIRE CANCER CAMPAIGN-Printed envelope with GEO VI 1d perfin CC [Cancer Campaign] tied by S.W.1 United Nations cancel 1946 Res £7
  15. THOMAS FIRTH & JOHN BROWN-Printed window envelope with GEO VI 1d perfin TB tied by the Royal Wedding slogan of Sheffield on 20.11.1947-first day of the slogan on the wedding day!! Res £7
  16. STANLEY EARLE & COMPANY, HULL-Printed window envelope with GEO VI 2½d perfin SE/H tied by Hull Post Early “holly” slogan on 4.12.1947 Res £6
  17. FORTNUM & MASON-Cachet on back from the Piccadilly grocers addressed to France with GEO VI 3d perfin F&M tied by London SW1 Forces Career slogan on 26.1.1949 Res £7
  18. RICHARD THOMAS & BALDWIN’S LTD-Printed window envelope with GEO VI 1d perfin sideways B tied by KIDDERMINSTER British Airlines slogan on 17.6.1949 Res £6
  19. METROPOLITAN VICKERS-Advertising window envelope with GEO VI 2½d perfin sideways M.V/Co., tied by the Manchester strike of the British Industries Fair slogan dated 26.1.1950 Res £7
  20. BUDENBERG GAUGE COMPANY, ALTRINCHAM-Printed envelope to Bury with GEO VI 1d perfin BG/Co., tied by ALTRINCHAM Post Early Holly slogan on 15.12.1950 Res £7
  21. DRAKE & GORHAM WHOLESALE, BRISTOL-Embossed envelope to Surrey with GEO VI 1d perfin DG/W tied by the BRISTOL/B “Post Early for Christmas” holly slogan on 12.12.1950 Res £7
  22. TRIPLEX SAFETY GLASS COMPANY, LONDON-Printed window envelope with GEO VI 1d perfin TS/G tied by London W.1 British Industries Fair slogan on 30.1.1951 Res £6
  23. BOVING AND COMPANY, LONDON-Printed cover to AUSTRALIA by airmail with GEO VI 6d & 1/- values perfin B/&, tied by London W.C Blood Donor slogan on 15.9.1953 Res £7
  24. ANGLO-PORTUGUESE SOCIETY-Printed postcard to Maidenhead with QEII 2d dark brown perfin AP tied by triangular die “CL/MTP” on 5.9.1956 [date on card] Res £6
  25. NAAFI-Printed envelope to Letchworth with 5d Machin perfin NA/FI tied by uncommon machine cancel KINGSTON & WALWORTH/SE 17” dated 3.2.1970 Res £5
ADVERTISING  
  1. MASKELYNE & COOKE, “GRAND MELANGE”, SCIENCE & MYSTERY-Full advert cover to Cheltenham from Liverpool with 1d red plate tied by Liverpool “FF” duplex dated 8.4.1869 Res £35
  2. SIMPSON’S SPICE & CALF MEAL-“BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT” printed envelope addressed to Wales with 1d lilac tied by LONDON Hoster cancel on7.12.1889-see illustration Res £35
  3. CASWELL & BOWDEN COALS-Postcard depicting King John signing the Magna Carta addressed to Bungay, cancelled by red BIRMINGHAM/PAID s/ring dated 23.8.1905-superb condition throughout Res £22
  4. PAGE WOODCOCK’S “WIND PILLS”-Two advertising cards depicting the pairing of EDW VII & Queen Alexandra as a “Coronation Gift” from the company-bet they weren’t amused to advertise wind pills!! [2] Res £22
  5. BLAKEY BOOT PROTECTORS-Full back-of-the-envelope advert for the little metal segs you put in the soles & heals of your boots and shoes in order to sound very important. Addressed to Switzerland with GEO V ½d perfin with company initials, tied by triangular framed LS telegraph code of LEEDS circa 1912 Res £25
  6. WWI-CRAWFORD’S “HERO BOX” OF Assorted Biscuits postcard depicting a box of the biscuits with the “incorrigibles” in the trenches, at the front. Not postally used-see illustration Res £22
  7. EGERTON BURNETT ROYAL SERGE WAREHOUSE, WELLINGON, SOMERSET-Pictorial censored envelope addressed to SWEDEN with GEO V 2½d tied by WELLINGTON/SOM d/ring dated 14.6.1916 Res £22
  8. IRELAND-Cover addressed to Dublin with Irish 2d tied by English language MARYBOROUGH/+ dated 24.1.1923. The cover has a pictorial advert for “THE “C” REGISTERED BUSINESS SHOE” at 17/6d a pair Res £22
  9. IRELAND-JOSEPH NICHOLS, IRONMONGER And a member of the Ironmongers Federated Association who trades under the “Sign of the Golden Key” addressed within Dublin on 23.5.1923-see illustration Res £22
   
  1. IRELAND-Pictorial window envelope from “DOYLE’S HATCHERIES, CASTLEISLAND, Co. KERRY showing lots of little chicks running around. 2d stamp is tied by Castleisland Gaelic cancel on 9.9.1923 Res £22
AIRMAILS  
  1. 1911 CORONATION FLIGHT-Brown postcard addressed to OVERY STAITHE, Norfolk with GEO V ½d tied by the London No.4 cancel on 9.9.1912-First Day Res £40
  2. 1911 CORONATION FLIGHT-Brown postcard addressed to Richmond Hill, Surrey with GEO V ½d tied by the No.4 cancel of London on 12.9.1911 Res £40
  3. DANZIG-Greetings card addressed to WARSAW with 20m definitive & single 100 Mark & 500Mark airmails tied by oval DANZIG 5/LUFTPOST/DATE/SUDSTRECKE dated 23.6.1923. The card was sent EXPRESS Airmail and arrived in Warsaw on the same day-see illustration Res £40
  4. LYPNE TO HASTINGLEIGH Glider flight-Cover with the blue “CARRIED BY/MOTOR GLIDER” label and 1½d tied by the usual poor cancel dated 11.10.1923 Res £65
  5. SWITZERLAND-10c Postal stationery postcard addressed to Basel with added 25c airmail tied by ZURICH/FLUGPOST cancel on 3.9.1924 and lovely vignette label tied by octagonal cachet FLUGPLATZ / DATE / SOLOTHURN dated 31.8.1924 Res £28
  6. SEA HORSES-Part of OHBMS registered envelope addressed to H.M British Delegation, Guatemala with 2 x 2/6d, 2 x 5/- & a single 10/- Seahorse tied by LONDON F.S d/rings dated January 1926-arrived 26.1.1926 Res £70
  7. BULGARIA-Cover to Germany, via Vienna with 6l definitive & 10l with 2 ab airmail overprints tied at SOFIA on 20.4.1928. Arrived the following day and has unframed MIT LUFTPOST BEFORDERT cancel of NURNBERG in red Res £28
  8. MOROCCO-FLIGHT MEETING Cover addressed within Casablanca with 5 & 50c airmails tied by s/rings dated 12.5.1929. the 5c & added red pictorial label of the Marakesh El Yazid Mosque are tied by the triangular MEETING-CASABLANCA/A.C.M/DATE dated the same day-nice!! Res £28
  9. SURREY TO PERU-Registered cover with GEO V ½d, 5d, 1/- & 2/6d Seahorse tied by s/rings DORKING dated 10.10.1929 and carried by sea to New York and then by train to Miami and flown from panama to Peru, arriving in Lima on 2.11.1929-see illustration Res £70
  10. TRINIDAD-First flight cover to GRENADA with GEO V 6d tied by PORT OF SPAIN slogan dated 19.7.1930; arriving the next day Res £25
  11. LONDON TO BOGATA-Long Barclays bank envelope addressed to Bogata with GEO V 2½d, 6d & 10/- Seahorse tied by rubber LONDON E.C/18 dated 20.11.1930. At top right is the d/ring SCADTA cancel of COLON dated 11.12.1930 Res £150
  12. EDINBURGH GLIDING CLUB Programme folded and addressed to Germany with GEO V ½d, 1d x 2 & single 1½d tied by Edinburgh machine cancel dated 7.9.1931. The Grand Air Pageant took place at SILVERKNOWES, DAVIDSON’S MAINS, Edinburgh on 6.9.1931 Res £35
  13. LONDON TO RHODESIA-Lovely 1st flight cover to BULAWAYO with GB GEO V 3d x 3 tied by superb rubber cancels BATSON /SALCOMBE / DEVON dated 7.12.1931; arriving on 20.12.1931 Res £30
  14. CORNWALL TO CAPE TOWN-Imperial Airways illustrated Springbok cover registered & addressed to Cape Town with GB GEO V 3d & 1/- values tied by s/rings BUGLE/ CORNWALL dated 19.1.1932, arriving on 2.2.1932 Res £25
  15. SEAHORSES-ZEPPELIN Cover to San Martin, Argentina with 3 x 5/- Seahorses, a pair of 10/- Seahorses and a 1/- value tied by d/rings LONDON/F.S 38 dated 30.4.1932-has three different Zeppelin cachets front & back and has been slit at sides to open out for display-see illustration Res £275
  16. IRELAND-Registered Express cover from Waterford to the U.S.A with blocks of four of the 2d & 3d Catholic Congress values on the front, tied by s/rings PORT LAIRGE dated 3.6.1932. On the back are a further 2d commem & a 1d definitive, similarly tied. At left are the airmail label, Express label & Registration label of Waterford Res £35
  17. RHODESIA TO SOUTHAMPTON-Cover from BULAWAYO with GEO V 4d & 6d values tied by d/ring on 4.8.1932. Although addressed to Southampton, it was redirected to Northampton with the striking of the framed NOT SOUTHAMPTON upon arrival in the U.K Res £25
  18. SEAHORSES-Royal Bank of Canada longer envelope addressed to Montevideo and charged at the double rate of 8/- with 3 x 1/- & a 5/- Seahorse tied by LONDON F.S/M machine cancel [5/-] on 9.8.1934 or by rubber cancels [3 x 1/-] LONDON dated the same day. Carried on Zeppelin flight L21 Res £80
       
  1. SEAHORSE-Small Dunlop tyres advertising envelope addressed to Peru with GEO V 6d, 1/- & 2/6d Seahorse tied by d/rings LONDON S.W.1/20 dated 22.6.1935-carried on L85 Zeppelin flight and taking 9 days to reach Peru Res £45
  2. SEAHORSE-Cover carried by the uncommon French “ALL UP” Service from Manchester, via Paris with 1/- & 2/6d values tied by d/rings MANCHESTER/21 dated 3.1.1936. Below is an inverted strike of the French pictorial airmail cachet Res £45
  3. U.T-Commercial cover from LUPEMBE, TANGANYIKA addressed to Germany with GEO V 15c & a pair of 30c GEO V values tied by d/rings DODOMA dated 7.3.1936 Res £22
  4. WRECK MAIL-Crash cover and Ambulance envelope addressed to Holland with original envelope showing burn marks with stamp tied by d/ring BATAVIA dated 12.7.1935. The Ambulance envelope has the cachet explaining the loss of the mails and the aircraft “MARABOE” at BUSHIRE on 17.7.1935-the original envelope has a piece of paper attached with the single word “MARABOE”-See illustrations Res £65
  5. TRINIDAD & TOBAGO-Cover to the U.K with GEO V 3, 6 & 12c and a 1 & 2c Coronation values tied by SAN FERNANDO/TRINIDAD s/rings dated 1.11.1937. Travelled by PAN-AM via Miami & New York Res £22
  6. TRINIDAD & TOBAGO—Cover to ARGENTINA with GEO V 8c & 48c values tied by d/ring cancel of Port of Spain on 10.2.1938 Res £22
  7. EMPIRE AIR DAY-Lovely little cover addressed to Birchington-on-sea with GEO VI ½d, 1d & pictorial Empire Air Day label tied by s/rings ROYAL AIR FORCE STN/MANSTON RAMSGATE dated 28.5.1938-the day of the show-see illustration Res £40
  8. SWITZERLAND-1st flight cover to Stockholm addressed to the U.S.A with 2 x 20c B.I.T commems and 10c on 65c surcharge value tied by ZURICH/FLUGPOST cancel dated 13.10.1938. At left is 1st flight pictorial d/ring mark, STOCKHOLM FLYG dated the same day and framed NOT PAID FOR/AIRMAIL Res £25
  9. PAPUA TO SYDNEY-Commercial cover with GEO VI 5d airmail tied by s/ring PORT MORESBY/PAPUA dated 26.10.1940-no censor marks Res £22
  10. LIVERPOOL TO BELFAST-First flight cover to Belfast with GEO VI ½d & 4d tied by d/rings LIVERPOOL/+ dated 31.8.1941. At bottom left is the framed NOT CALLED FOR/I.5 Res £22
  11. NORTHAMPTON TO CANADA-Censored commercial cover from WOLLASTON with GEO VI 2/6d green tied by WOLLASTON d/ring dated 13.5.1942 Res £22
  12. 1955 RAILWAY STRIKE-Commercial cover addressed to London from Manchester dated 14.6.1955 and carried by aircraft during the last day of the 1955 national railway strike from Ringway to Northolt airports by the ROYAL AIR FORCE. Comes with some articles etc. Res £65
  13. VENEZUELA-Postcard addressed to the U.K with 3 x 10c stamps tied by the framed AEROPUERTO DE MAIGUETIA in violet ink, dated 18.8.1958 Res £8
  14. K TO CANADA-QEII 1/3d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Vancouver with 2/6d & 5/- Castles and 1/- Wilding tied by s/ring cancels KING’S NORTON/ BIRMINGHAM dated 25.8.1960 Res £25
CINDERELLAS & REVENUES  
  1. 1867 [April] LONDON & DISTRICT DELIVERY Company block of four ¼d green stamps, mint Res £18
  2. 1867 [April] LONDON & DISTRICT DELIVERY Company block of eight ½d red stamps, mint Res £25
  3. 1867 [April] LONDON & DISTRICT DELIVERY Company strip of three ¼d values in the ERROR OF COLOUR in claret, mint Res £28
  4. 1871 LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD 1d blue MESSAGE Stamp, mint Res £22
  5. 1871 KEBLE COLLEGE, OXFORD Block of four light blue message stamps, mint Res £20
  6. 1871 KEBLE COLLEGE, OXFORD blue message stamp as previous lot with the 1870 centenary label, mint Res £10
  7. 1879 HERTFORD COLLEGE, OXFORD Mint block of six IMPERFORATE stamps from the bottom left of the sheet, mint-see illustration Res £22
  8. 1882 EXETER COLLEGE, OXFORD Single red message stamp-pulled perf at top left Res £15
  9. 1884 ALL SOULS COLLEGE, OXFORD Blue message stamp, mint Res £20
  10. KENRICK & JEFFERSON-Designers & producers of high-class stationery pictorial headed letter dated 7.3.1919 with label depicting a soldier, with the message “USE YOUR ENVELOPES OVER AND OVER AGAIN BY ADOPTING THE K&J SAVE-TUN LABEL” Res £22
  11. BUY BRITISH MADE AND HELP BRITISH TRADE-Union flag patriotic label issued by the Federation of British Industries on cover from The Pru addressed to Ponders End from London on 12.11.1931 Res £18
  12. CONSERVATIVE GRAND GALA & RALLY-Chislehurst, Dartford & Orpington Conservatives grand gala publicity label on back of cover addressed to Dartford from Bromley on 29.4.1951. The Big Rally Is all set for the 14th July 1951 Res £15
  13. STRIKE MAIL-Cover addressed to the Cornwall Tourist Department at the Waterloo Station Exhibition with 25p Isle of Man strike post label tied by DOUGLAS cancel dated 1.3.1971. On arrival, a large RECEIVED cachet was applied Res £18
  14. TELEGRAM-POST OFFICE TRAINING STAMPS-Overseas telegram “addressed” to Argentina with a message about the arrival of the “Empress of Scotland” ship. With 5p small Machin & 10p cerise large Machin with training bar cancels, tied by s/rings COUNTER TRAINING CENTRE dated 17.11.1971. On the reverse of the telegram are large 20p green [1] and a strip of 4 x £1 values, all with training bar cancels and a central “razorblade” punch and are all cancelled by similar training school cancels as earlier Res £22
  15. DE LA RUE-The less common hardback presentation booklet marking the 1955 centenary of the company’s printing of postage stamps and banknotes. Illustrated and with various labels-superb condition throughout Res £25
EXHIBITION & CONGRESS CANCELS  
  1. 1901 GLASGOW EXHIBITION-Five different coloured publicity labels in light blue, dark blue, violet, red and brown-purple; all in mint condition Res £20
  2. 1901 GLASGOW EXHIBITION-The dark blue label with printed EXHIBITOR at top in an extended margin, mint Res £12
  3. 1908 FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Blue, red and violet publicity labels depicting the Imperial Tower, mint Res £12
  4. 1908 FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Three dsifferent labels to the previous lot in red, blue & violet Res £12
  5. 1908 FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Three labels advertising “TEOFANI” High Class Cigarettes in brow, green or blue Res £18
  6. 1908 FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Longer, blue labels depicting either “The Garden Club] or the Decorations and Furnishings Palace [Imperf], mint Res £15
  7. 1910 JAPAN-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Ballymaclinton entrance postcard with stamp tied y the machine cancel on 5.10.1910-probably the best strike of this that I have seen in many years Res £12
  8. 1910 JAPAN-BRITISH EXHIBITION-Scarce “Japanese House” novelty postcard with label for address still attached and with fold-out views of the exhibition in unused condition-see illustration Res £35
  9. 1912 JUBILEE INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION D/ring cancel dated 15.12.1912 cancels 1890 Uniform Penny Postage Jubilee envelope addressed to Manchester Res £22
  10. LIVERPOOL EXHIBITION-Three different coloured publicity labels for the 1913 exhibition in green, brown & red, mint Res £12
  11. SHEPHERD’S BUSH EXHIBITION-1914 D/ring with “Coronation” removed, used for the ANGLO-AMERICAN EXPOSITION on 18.7.1914 Res £22
  12. 7th PHILATELIC CONGRESS-Printed paper rate cover to W.T Wilson with ½d tied by d/ring PHILATELIC CONGRESS/NEWCASTLE dated 27.5.1920. Alongside, but not tied is the blue publicity label Res £12
  13. 7th PHILATELIC CONGRESS-Two scarcer IMPERFORATE publicity labels in green or violet, mint Res £22
  14. 1928 LONDON STAMP EXHIBITION-D/ring dated 16.11.1928 ties ½d stamp and less common “POSTED FROM” publicity label from E.K RUSSELL, 45, BROADWAY, SOUTHALL Res £22
  15. BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIRS-Four different publicity labels from 1930, 1931 [2] & a “SEE OUR EXHIBIT” label of 1938, mint Res £12
  16. BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIR/1934 TEXTILES/AT/WHITE CITY LONDON-Manchester advertising meter slogan dated 24.2.1934 on cover from The Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers Association, Manchester addressed to Germany Res £15
  17. 1934 AIRPOST EXHIBITION-Cover addressed within London with stamp & green publicity label tied by the winged d/ring cancel dated 8.5.1934. Alongside is a further label in red, which is not tied Res £12
  18. 1934 AIRPOST EXHIBITION-Six mint labels advertising the show in purple, vermilion, brown, blue, red & green Res £12
  19. 1938 EMPIRE EXHIBITION, GLASGOW-Postcard of the Clachan Post Office addressed to Northampton with stamp & the large CLACHAN Post Office label tied by Exhibition cancel on 17.7.1938-also with coloured card of the P.O Res £15
  20. 1938 EMPIRE EXHIBITION, GLASGOW-Four different publicity labels for the show including the less common “SEE OUR EXHIBIT” in the Coal in Home & Industry Pavilion. Res £18
  21. LONDON 1940 STAMP CENTENARY EXHIBITION-The full set of five mini sheets in the issued colours with Red Cross surcharges on all Res £25
  22. LONDON 1940 STAMP CENTENARY-Imperforate Perkins & Bacon mini-sheet in black depicting a young Queen Victoria Res £8
  23. LONDON 1940 STAMP CENTENARY EXHIBITION-Imperforate label as previous lot, cut from the mini-sheet together with a similar label with Red Cross overprint at top left corner Res £6
  24. INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE CONFERENCE, LONDON-Sheet of conference headed notepaper with GEO VI values ½d to 6d tied by s/rings LONDON S.W.1/C.C.I.F dated 30.10.1945. A very scarce item-see illustration Res £85
  25. 31st BRITISH ESPERANTO CONGRESS-Illustrated congress envelope with matching notepaper for the BRISTOL 1946 Congress addressed to Czechoslovakia with stamps tied by BRISTOL machine cancel dated 18.1.1946 Res £30
  26. 29th PHILATELIC CONGRESS OF GREAT BRITAIN-Folder containing the four publicity mini-sheets in the issued colours Res £22
  27. 2nd YORKSHIRE PHILATELIC CONVENTION-Sheffield advertising meter cancel dated 23.10.1948 for the City Hall convention held on the 23rd Res £12
  28. 13th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AVIATION & SPACE MEDICINE, DUBLIN-Cover addressed to London with 1d x 2 & 3d Irish values tied by violet s/rings dated 15.10.1964. Below, at left is a further rectangular cachet in violet ink Res £12
  29. AUTUMN STAMPEX 2016-Two postal museum cards depicting Freddy Mercury as a backdrop + an image of a page from his stamp collection on the back with “common poppy” post-and-go stamp marking the Battle of The Somme, tied by Stampex cancel dated 14.9.2016. Cards are different in the stamp used for postage-post and go values, but different Res £8
  30. AUTUMN STAMPEX 2017-Two similar Alice in Wonderland Stampex cards with different Post-and Go” stamps tied by 13th September cancels-first day Res £8
MOBILE POST OFFICE CANCELS  
  1. DORCHESTER-ROYAL BATH & WEST SHOW-Registered cover with four-stamp franking tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE 2/B dated 30.5.1951 Res £10
  2. NORWICH-ROYAL NORFOLK AGRICULTURAL SHOW-Registered cover with block of four of the 2½d Festival of Britain values tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE/A dated 27.6.1951 Res £10
  3. SILVERSTONE MOTOR RACING MEETING-Registered cover with GEO VI ½d & 8d tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE/A dated 10.4.1954 Res £9
  4. KEMPTON PARK, NATIONAL PONY SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE No.3/B dated 11.8.1956 Res £8
  5. ABERGAVENY HORSE SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE 2/A dated 6.9.1956 Res £8
  6. MORETON IN MARSH AND DISTRICT SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE 2/A dated 8.9.1956 Res £8
  7. WILLESDEN SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE No.3/C dated 8.9.1956 Res £8
  8. HENLEY ON THAMES ROYAL REGATTA-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE 2/A dated 4.7.1962 Res £8
  9. TUNBRIDGE WELLS & S.E COUNTIES AGRICULTURAL SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE No.3/B dated 18.7.1962 Res £8
  10. ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW-Registered cover with stamps tied by s/rings MOBILE POST OFFICE/A dated 9.5.1963 Res £8
INSTRUCTIONALS & POSTAGE DUES  
  1. MISSENT TO/SHREWSBURY-Oval framed mark in black on entire from London addressed to “KINLET”, Salop and redirected to Shrewsbury where the mark was struck on 17.2.1839 before going off to BEWDLEY Res £55
  2. PAID AT/LAUNCESTON-Unframed, black mark at top left of entire addressed to Plymouth on 10.2.1840 during the Universal Penny Postage period-see illustration Res £65
  3. TAUNTON TO ONTARIO-Underpaid cover with 3d rose plate 14 tied by four-bar duplex cancel TAUNTON-776 dated 4.9.1874. Alongside is a hand-struck 1d tax mark and a “2” struck in Canada Res £28
  4. “BY MORNING MAIL”-Manuscript note at bottom left of a cover addressed to Hamburg from BRIGHTON with 3d rose from plate 16 tied by four-bar BRIGHTON/A.1-132 on 27.10.1874 Res £25
  5. QUARTERED CIRCULAR INSPECTOR’S MARK “M/W-D/M” on ½d brown postcard addressed to Marylebone from London S.W on 21.4.1876 Res £22
  6. DUBLIN/TOO LATE-186 Duplex mark cancels 1d brown postcard addressed to Belgium on 12.11.1890 Res £25
  7. ESSEX/SUSSEX-QV ½d brown postcard addressed to East Bergholt from London on 9.9.1891 and redirected to Clacton-on-Sea with squared circle MANNINGTREE and ½d/503 tax ark at left, alongside s/ring MANNINGTREE, again, dated 9.9.1891 Res £25
  8. CONTAINS WRITING/[OF THE] NATURE OF A LETTER-Manuscript annotation at bottom left of neat cover from WISBECH to DISS with ½d vermilion tied to cover on 18.3.1897. Below is the large, hand-struck 1d tax ark of Wisbech Res £25
  9. WWI-Coloured postcard of H.M T “SCOTIAN” addressed to Norfolk with an ON ACTIVE SERVICE endorsement at top. Taxed ½d with ½d/620 tax mark of PLYMOUTH alongside ½d postage due tied on arrival on 20.3.1916 Res £15
  10. UNPAID 2d TO PAY/POSTED TOO LATE FOR ½d RATE/S.42-“Headboard” style framed mark on unpaid postcard from Glasgow to Cardiff, dated 11.4.1927. The 2d postage due is tied upon arrival Res £15
  11. SWITZERLAND TO LONDON-Pictorial advertising envelope from the “MUSIKHAUS AMBERG, LUCERNE” showing a girl playing an accordian addressed to London on 21.1.1933 with separate ½d & 3d tax marks of the Foreign Branch struck at right. The ½d & 3d dues are tied on 23.1.1933 £20
  12. GERMANY TO LINCOLNSHIRE-Underpaid postcard posted on a German Travelling Post Office to the U.K on 6.7.1938 with ½d tax mark of the Inland Section struck centrally. At top is the ½d due tied by SCUNTHORPE d/ring on 8.7.1938 Res £9
  13. DOUBLE POSTAGE DUE-Underpaid postcard from the U.S.A addressed to TAPLOW with 2c tied at AMHERST, MASS on 30.1.1939. Taxed in New York and further taxed 1d in the I.S., the 1d due is tied by d/ring on 11.2.1939 before being forwarded unpaid to France where a pair of 60c dues are tied two days later Res £25
  14. NOT KNOWN AT/HERTFORD-Framed mark in violet ink at bottom left of cover from Johannesburg to Hertford, redirected via Watford to Stanmore on 24.12.1940 Res £15
  15. EXPRESS FEE PARTLY PAID/CHARGE [5d] TO BE COLLECT[ED]/ON DELIVERY-Unframed mark in green ink on Express postcard from Italy addressed to London on 5.11.1958 Res £12
  16. RHODESIA-Airmail letter sheet addressed to London from Bulawayo with usual “Southern Rhodesian Stamps” label at left. Taxed 1/9d, the charge was not collected on 29.5.1970 Res £15
  17. RHODESIA-Airmail letter sheet to Blackburn from Salisbury with label as previous lot affixed. taxed 1/9d, the charge was not collected at Blackburn on 25.9.1971 Res £15
  18. TASMANIA TO LONDON-Underpaid cover to London from Hobart, dated 6.2.1970 taxed 1/1d at Mount Pleasant with 1d & 1/- dues tied on 10.2.1970 Res £8
  19. GERMANY TO CORNWALL TO SCOTLAND-Cover from Essen dated 27.6.1980 with 17p to pay. Redirected to Scotland the charge was collected at LANGHOLM on 19.7.1980 with 1p, 2p x 3 & 10p tied by s/rings Res £8
  20. SECOND ISSUE Postage Dues 2p x 2 & 3p x 2 on neat cover to the B.M.A from Acton, tied by d/ring on 1.11.1984 Res £12
MARITIME MAIL  
  1. 1806 ENTIRE addressed to ST VINCENT, West Indies on 19.6.1806 rated at 9d, then 1/6d and finally at 3/8d. On the back is a TAUNTON/161 boxed mileage mark. No transit or receipt markings though!! Res £55
  2. 1841 Entire addressed to Wells, Somerset from ANTGUA on 12.5.1841 and refers to plantation accounts and is endorsed “PER PACKET” at a rate of 1/-. on the back is a lovely ANTIGUA dated double arc cancel in black, dated 12.5.1841 Res £65
  3. H&K PACKET-Cover from BOMBAY dated 13.12.1895 and addressed to Dublin with s/ring transit mark H&K PACKET/PM/1.45/DE 27/95/1 on the back Res £25
  4. H&K PACKET-Cover from CALCUTTA dated 31.12.1903 AND ADDRESSED TO Dublin with s/ring transit mark H&K PACKET/U1/2.30AM/DATE dated 17.1.1904 on the back Res £22
  5. BRITISH SEA POST OFFICE/SOUTHAMPTON-S/ring dated2.10.1907 with index 5 ties 1d stamp to postcard of the “CARMANIA” addressed to Northampton Res £35
  6. IRELAND-Coloured postcard of the “FRANCONIA” addressed to Shrewsbury with GB GEO V 1½d tied by d/ring PAQUEBOT COBH/+ dated 21.6.1925 Res £12
  7. CASABLANCA-Cover from Marseille addressed to Fez with French stamps tied by a Casablanca hand-struck slogan on 17.8.1926. Below, is the French omnibus PAQUEBOT cancel in black ink-uncommon Res £22
  8. BRAZIL-Cover addressed to Northampton with Brazilian three-stamp franking tied by double framed, rectangular PAQUEBOT and by the unframed AVULSA as used on LOOSE SHIP LETTERS from 1928-32 Res £22
  9. SOUTHAMPTON/PAQUEBOT-Machine cancel dated 16.8.1929 ties GB GEO V 2½d to a postcard of the Mousky Bazars, Cairo addressed to the S.A. At left is the s/ring HIGH SEAS MAIL / T.S.S / ”CALIFORNIA” Res £8
  10. HAMBURG SUD Advertising labels in a block of four showing a chap in national dress stood between the pillars of an ancient monument-unmounted mint Res £12
  11. “BALMORAL CASTLE”-Straight line italic mark in black ink struck below a 1½d Silver Jubilee value on cover addressed to London and tied by LIVERPOOL-PAQUEBOT/ POSTED AT SEA machine dated 1.2.1938 Res £18
  12. LAUNCHING OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH-Pictorial envelope showing the ship in dry dock at Clydebank with EDW VIII ½d tied by CLYDE BANK/GLASGOW Krag machine cancel on 29.9.1938-not seen this before Res £25
  13. AT SEA/M.V ROYAL DAFFODIL-Unframed mark and framed “ROYAL/DAFFODIL” in pink ink on postcard addressed to Derbyshire from SOUTHEND on 31.8.1951 Res £10
  14. SEYCHELLES-Cover addressed to Victoria, Seychelles with QEII 2c & 9c x 2 tied by VICTORIA s/rings dated 17.5.1958. At top is the s/line PAQUEBOT Res £10
  15. POSTED ON BOARD THE/PADDLE STEAMER/”WAVERLEY”-Blue framed cachet on card of the paddler addressed to Bo’Ness from Greenock on 12.6.1975 Res £7
  16. IRELAND-Commercial cover to a parking control office in London with British 6½p Machin tied by d/ring PAQUEBOT BAILE ATHA CLIATH dated 21.11.1975 Res £8
  17. POSTCARD Of the “MAID OF THE LOCH” addressed to Kent on 29.5.1981 with framed CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE LTD / DATE / P.S MAID OF THE LOCH dated the same day. Below is the unframed PADDLE STEAMER/MAID OF THE LOCH in black Res £7
  18. PADDLE STEAMER/MAID OF THE LOCH-Unframed mark as previous lot on postcard of the paddler posted from Glasgow on 11.6.1980 Res £6
  19. POSTED/ON/BOARD/PADDLE STEAMER/”WAVERLEY”-Red inked circular mark on card of the paddler sent from Ayr on 18.8.1983 Res £6
  20. V BALMORAL / DATE / W EXC LTD-Red oval cachet dated 22.6.1989 on card of the ship posted from BRISTOL on 24.6.1989 Res £6
MILITARY-CAMP CANCELS  
  1. ALDERSHOT CAMP-S/rings dated 8.8.1899 ties a pair of ½d vermilion stamps to cover addressed to Plaistow with enclosure on printed, headed paper of the South Camp, Aldershot Res £22
  2. KILBRIDE CAMP/DUBLIN-S/ring dated 3.10.1907 ties stamp to postcard Res £25
  3. GLEN IMAAL CAMP/Co. WICKLOW-S/ring dated 5.5.1908 ties stamp to postcard Res £22
  4. GAILES CAMP IRVINE/602-Scots d/ring numeral cancel dated 20.7.1909 ties stamp to real photo multi-view postcard of the camp Res £8
  5. ASHWICK CAMP/DULVERTON-Scarce skeleton cancel dated 31.5.1914 ties stamp to lovely real photo postcard of LAPFORD Res £22
  6. BOVINGTON CAMP/POOLE-Skeleton cancel dated 19.6.1914 ties stamp to postcard Res £12
  7. MYTCHETT CAMP/FARNBOROUGH-Skeleton cancel dated 30.7.1914 ties stamp to lovely real photo postcard of the Officer Training Corp camp at Mytchett Res £20
  8. WOODBURY/CAMP/EXETER-Superb strike of the rubber skeleton cancel dated 3.8.1914-the LAST DAY OF PEACE ties stamp to wonderful real photo postcard of inspection at the camp-see illustration Res £35
  9. BULLSWATER CAMP/WOKING-Scarce skeleton cancel dated 4.9.1914 ties stamp to postcard of the “ASTRA TORRES” Airship Res £22
  10. BLACKDOWN CAMP B.O-Skeleton cancel dated 16.1.1915 ties stamp to postcard Res £15
  11. CHYNGTON CAMP B.O/SEAFORD-D/ring dated 3.8.1915 ties stamp to cover Res £10
  12. BELHUS PARK CAMP/AVELEY-Scarce Essex camp cancel d/ring dated 5.8.1916 ties stamp to postcard Res £20
  13. KINROSS/CAMP-Scots skeleton cancel dated 26.11.1917 ties stamp to postcard Res £20
  14. RUGELEY CAMP B.O/STAFFORD-S/ring dated 25.2.1918 cancels GEO V 3d registered postal stationery envelope size F addressed to Addlestone. “STAFFORD 4” registration label at top left Res £25
  15. KINMEL PARK/CAMP B.O-Very unusual format s/ring dated 7.6.1918 cancels OHMS Carmarthen voting card Res £25
  16. MORN HILL CAMP/WINCHESTER-OHMS Registered cover addressed to Paris with ½d & 2 x 2d GEO V values tied by s/rings on 3.7.1918. “WINCHESTER 14” registration label at left Res £22
  17. CROWBOROUGH CAMP B.O-Skeleton cancel dated 9.12.1918 cancels GEO V 3½d blue registered postal stationery envelope size F addressed to Croydon. “TUNBRIDGE WELLS 19” registration label at top left Res £20
  18. BLANDFORD CAMP/BLANDFORD-D/rings dated 16.5.1919 ties added 2d value to neat OHMS Air Ministry cover addressed to Yorkshire. “BLANDFORD 2” registration label at top left Res £22
  19. TIDWORTH PENNINGS CAMP/ANDOVER-Registered cover to Stockport with GEO VI 1d x 3 & Coronation stamp tied by s/rings dated 26.7.1937. “ANDOVER 5” No.1 registration label at top left Res £15
  20. THORNEY ISLANDA.F.P.O/EMSWORTH HANTS-S/ring dated 8.1.1965 tied QEII 9d Wilding to Recorded Delivery cover addressed to Greenford Res £12
MILITARY-BOER WAR  
  1. PRISONER OF WAR MAIL-Cover addressed to WINKLEIGH, Devon with ZAR 2½d tied by PRETORIA d/ring dated 22.2.1900. Below is the LONDON PAID s/ring in red, dated 29.3.1900 and has the manuscript details “From Lieut G Smyth-Osbourne, 2nd Devon Rgt., Prisoner of War, Pretoria” at top of cover Res £45
  2. QV 2d Registered envelope size G addressed to Kings Lynn with added 2d Jubilee value tied by d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA dated 11.4.1900 with index 22-falls within a gap in dates as provided by Proud Res £30
  3. PRISONER OF WAR MAIL-Cover addressed as previous P.O.W item from the same officer with same stamp tied at Pretoria on 12.5.1900. His details are given at the top of the envelope and a further “VIA LOURENCO MARQUES” is at the bottom below the framed GEZIEN / POSTCENSOR / PRETORIA / Z.A.R in violet ink. The cover travelled vis Lourenco Marques and arrived in Winkleigh on 9.6.1900-see illustration Res £60
  4. ORANGE FREE STATE Postcard addressed to Pietermaritzburg with 1½d surcharge on 2d violet tied by the coat-of-arms cancel. Below is an added 1d lilac tied by the d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA dated 2.6.1900 with index 31-again, falls between dates as listed by Proud-has message Res £35
  5. BOER Official post office envelope with a pair of QV ½d vermilion tied by a framed, locally constructed cancel VOLKSRUST dated 16.6.1900 in violet ink-see illustration-sadly, a closed tear at base Res £45
  6. “THERE IS GLADNESS IN REMEMBRANCE”-Postcard of the TUGELA RIVER addressed to Kent with V.R.I 1d surcharge on 1d violet tied by d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA dated 23.11.1900 with index 41 Res £30
  7. ARMY POST OFFICE/MACHADODORP/DATE/SOUTH AFRICA-Two complete strikes of the violet rubber cancel dated 6.12.1900 ties a pair of 2d Jubilee values to 2d registered envelope size G addressed to Kent & redirected upon arrival in the U.K on 30.12.1900-see illustration Res £65
  8. PRISONER OF WAR MAIL-Registered plain cover addressed to a Boer on St Helena with a pair of V.R.I surcharges on 2½d ZAR values tied by s/rings POTCHEFSTROOM/ TRANSVAAL dated 19.12.1901. Arrived on St Helena on 12.3.1901 and has s/lines PASSED BY CENSOR/POTCHEFSTROOM on the back in violet ink Res £50
  9. QV 2d Registered envelope size G addressed to London with added 4d Jubilee tied by d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA dated 22.3.1901 with index 18 Res £35
  10. QV 2d Registered envelope addressed to Craddock with added 1d EDW VII value tied by s/ring FIELD P.O / BRITISH ARMY S AFRICA dated 6.6.1902 with index 6 Res £30
MILITARY-1916 TO 1920  
  1. EGYPT-GEO V 2d black registered envelope to London cancelled by skeleton ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ19 [Mersa Matruh] dated 12.4.1916 with index X [This is the earliest recorded date in Proud]. The blank registration label is similarly tied Res £25
  2. EGYPT [El Kubri]-Skeleton cancels FIELD POST OFFICE/3DY dated 4.1.1917 cancels blank registration label and GEO V 2d black registered envelope addressed to Alexandria Res £15
  3. EGYPT [Abbasia]-Skeleton cancels FIELD POST OFFICE/F2 dated 18.1.1917 with index + ties 2d GEO V stamp and blank registered label to cover addressed to Australia Res £15
  4. PALESTINE [Deir el Belah]-Skeleton cancels FIELD POST OFFICE/F1 cancel blank registration label and GEO V 2d black registered postal stationery envelope size G addressed to London Res £25
  5. EGYPT-GEO V 2d black registered envelope to Alexandria and blank registration label cancelled by skeleton cancels ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ7 dated 2.7.1917 Res £15
  6. EGYPT [Zagazig]-Skeleton cancels ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ25 dated 23.10.1917 ties blank registration label to 2d registered envelope addressed to Alexandria Res £22
  7. EGYPT [Cairo]-Skeleton cancels ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ10 T dated 9.4.1918 ties blank registration label to 2d black registered envelope Res £18
  8. GREECE [Struma Front] - Skeleton cancels FIELD POST OFFICE/AH18 dated 15.4.1918 cancels blank registration label on 2d black registered envelope addressed to Paris Res £25
  9. AUSTRALIA/BELGIUM-D/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/D66 dated 6.5.1918. Proud lists as the remnants of the division that fought at the Somme, which was made into a Training Cadre. At bottom left is the black on pink AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE registration label-see illustration Res £25
  10. AUSTRALIA/PALESTINE [Ludd]-GB GEO V 2d black registered envelope addressed to London, cancelled by d/rings 3RD LIGHT HORSE/A.I.F/DATE/FIELD POST OFFICE dated 9.9.1918. At top left is the AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE registration label cancelled by local L.H.3 hand-stamp in black-this date is two days later than Proud lists-see illustration. Res £40
  11. PALESTINE [Haifa]-Skeleton cancel FIELD POST OFFICE/G.M.1 dated 3.11.1918 ties blank registration label to small, stampless OHMS envelope addressed to the KOLAR Goldfield, India. At bottom left is the crowned cachet of the DIRECTOR, ARMY POSTAL SERVICE, E.E.F Res £22
  12. PALESTINE [Jaffa]-Skeleton cancels ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ45 dated 20.11.1918 ties blank registration label and Palestine 5 Mils stamp to commercial cover addressed to Alexandria-see illustration Res £35
   
  1. CONSTANTINOPLE-2d black registered envelope to London with added GB GEO V 2½d and blank registration label cancelled by d/ring ARMY POST OFFICE/Y dated 22.3.1919. At right is the PASSED BY CENSSOR tape Res £35
  2. PALESTINE [Jaffa]-Skeleton cancel cancels blank registration label and GEO V 2d black registered envelope addressed to Birmingham. This date is later than listed by Proud by nine days Res £25
  3. ARMY COURIER OFFICE-S/ring dated 22.4.1920 cancels stampless postcard written from BERLIN to London. At left is the censor mark 3607 in black Res £25
MILITARY-1937 TO 1979  
  1. PALESTINE-Registered cover to Stockport with mixed franking EDW VIII & GEO V values to a total of 9d tied by d/rings FIELD POST OFFICE/20 dated 9.1.1937. The blank registration label is similarly tied. This FPO was located at the King David Hotel Res £25
  2. ORANGE ON WHITE PRESS Censorship tape on cover from London to Paris with GEO VI 2½d tied by London W.C.1 machine cancel dated 8.4.1940 Res £12
  3. “RECRUIT FOR YOUR COUNTRY” An “Issued by Official Request” label printed red on white urges you to “Use your influence on the men that you know who are aged 19-35” Res £10
  4. GEO VI 3d green Forces Registered postal stationery envelope addressed to London, cancelled by a very large rubber cancel FORCES POST OFFOCE/TC1 in violet ink and dated 25.5.1944. On the back is a further strike alongside d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/638 dated 3 days later at the Canadian Forces P.O Res £25
  5. EGYPT-Cover addressed to POONA, India with GB GEO VI 3d tied by Indian FPO cancel. On the back is the very large, makeshift registration label from FPO 23 alongside s/ring INDP.O/R/DATE/EGYPT dated 6.5.1942 Res £15
  6. S/U.K/SWEDEN-First Day Cover for the U.S Occupied countries issue with the Czech stamp tied by a Washington First Day cancel on 12.7.1943. At left are British & American censor marks and the British censors slip PC12 stating that all was inside the envelope was “One Blank Card Only” in place of an expected letter Res £45
  7. NORTH BORNEO-Airmail cover to Tattersall in Hobart with Australian 4d tied by s/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/038 dated 14.3.1946, which was located in British North Borneo Res £25
   
  1. PALESTINE-Postcard of the Mount of Olives addressed to Devon & redirected to Chippenham on 31.7.1947 with GB GEO VI 1½d tied by d/ring FIELD POST OFFICE/28 dated 25.7.1947. Although this mark has been listed as being used from R.A.F SARAFAND, Proud lists this date as being at Haifa Res £22
  2. TRIESTE-Censored cover to London with AMG/VG overprints on Italian stamps tied by d/rings PIAZZA DE LA BOURSE dated 11.8.1947. At right is the printed censors tape PASSED BY A.M.G/VENEZIA GIULIA and centrally is the rubber mark of same censor, 1010 Res £22
  3. S.A.F BASE WARRINGTON/LANCS-S/ring dated 13.2.1956 ties QEII 2 ½d & 6d Wildings to official U.S envelope addressed to Liverpool. The registration label is that of the Warrington U.S.A.F base Res £22
  4. IRAQ-Registered airmail cover from R.A.F HABANIYA, IRAQ addressed to Sussex with the 2/6d & 5/- Castles used on the FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, cancelled by d/rings field post office/515 dated 23.9.1955. On the back is an OHMS label stating that at the base P.O on the first day, 8 x 2/6d & 10 x 5/- values were sold and just one cover [this one] was flown with the new values-superb quality item-see illustration Res £55
  5. GAN-Registered airmail cover addressed to London with a block of four x 5/- castles and a pair of 1/- values tied by d/rings FIELD POST OFFICE/1013 dated 1.6.1959-nice!! Res £25
  6. A.F WILDENRATH TO BRITISH GUIANA-Airmail cover to the commissioner of housing at Georgetown, registered at FPO 962 with 1/- & 1/3d Wildings tied by s/ring F.P.O/962 dated 25.3.1960 Res £15
  7. CHRISTMAS ISLAND-QEII 1/6d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to the U.K with added 3d tied by s/rings B.F.P.O/CHRISTMAS ISLAND dated 16.11.1962-Don’t recall having seen a registered envelope from here before Res £25
  8. GERMANY/ROYAL VISIT-Coloured postcard of the Queen at her 1977 Silver Jubilee review of the Rhine Army addressed to Langeworth, Germany with 2p Machin tied by rubber cancel FORCES POST OFFICE/78/DATE/-*- dated 17.3.1979 Res £10
SERVICE SUSPENDED  
  1. NORWAY-Censored cover to Oslo from Shrewsbury with stamps tied DIG FOR VICTORY slogan dated 26.3.1940. Has unframed POSTAL SERVICE SUSPENDED/RETURN TO SENDER in violet ink across the address Res £25
  2. HOLLAND-Censored cover to Rotterdam from London with 3d stamp centenary tied by LONDON F.S machine cancel dated 11.5.1940. Across the address is the framed NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER in violet ink Res £25
  3. ITALY-Plain censored postcard written in English to Florence [the place!!] with 2d stamp centenary value tied by WEST BROMPTON/S.W.10 machine cancel on 7.6.1940. Returned on 16.6.1940 Res £25
  4. SWEDEN-Censored cover to SMALAND from Croydon with GEO VI ½d & 2½d tied by machine cancel on 12.8.1941. Above the address is the framed NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER in violet ink-returned to London on 9.9.1941 Res £25
  5. JAVA-Censored commercial cover to SOERABAYA with GEO VI 3d & 2 x 6d tied by LOUGH machine cancel on 21.11.1941. Across the address is the violet inked, framed NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER-Returned on 19.5.1942 Res £35
P.O.W & INTERNEE MAIL  
  1. H.M.S/PRISONERS OF WAR/POSTAGE FREE-Framed cachet in violet ink on stampless cover addressed to ABERDEEN from LANCASTER on 29.8.1914-no address for the writer Res £25
  2. H.M.S/PRISONERS OF WAR/POSTAGE FREE-Framed mark as previous lot on a longer OHMS envelope addressed to a commercial address in London. Envelope has s/ring LANCASTER at bottom right, dated 9.9.1914 Res £25
  3. JERSEY-Picture postcard showing the P.O.W Camp at BLANCES BANQUES with locations of various buildings etc picked out very nicely in red ink. Not postally used, but dated May 1915 Res £45
  4. JERSEY-Printed P.O.W envelope addressed to Germany from a P.O.W in Blanches Banques camp. The sender gives his details on the back flap-opens out to display nicely Res £45
  5. ISLE OF MAN-WWII Folded letter sheet written in German and addressed to the Tower Brewery at Whitehaven on 9.1.1941. The senders details are that he is interned at HOUSE 12, HUTCHINSON CAMP. Cancelled by s/ring OFFICIAL PAID on 23.1.1941 Res £45
  6. SWITZERLAND/GERMANY-Undelivered cover from the International Bureau of Education for P.O.W’s, Geneva addressed to a British P.O.W at Stalag VIIA on 14.1.1942. At top left is a blue label from the Bureau tied by the Bureau cachet. Scarce item-see illustration Res £50
  7. REPATRIATED/RETURN TO SENDER-Cover, with letter addressed to an Austrian P.O.W from Vienna, interned at Camp 195 located at ATHERSTONE, Warwickshire and redirected to Camp 197 at THE MOUNT, CHEPSTOW on 10.11.1945 with cachet struck in violet ink on 27.11.1945. At bottom left is the s/ring mark BRITISCHE PRUFSTELL/0084 /OESTERRICH in blue ink Res £30
  8. DUTCH EAST INDIES-Stampless cover addressed to Holland and sent through the British Army postal service from a European P.O.W held at TJIDENG CAMP, BATAVIA with undated, hatched British Forces dumb cancel dated 7.1.1946 at top right. Sender gives his address as being in the camp Res £35
  9. FAREHAM, HANTS-Printed P.O.W letter sheet addressed to the British Zone of Germany on 12.12.1947. At top centre is the d/ring 251 P.O.W CAMP/CAMP POST OFFICE/GREAT BRITAIN in violet ink. Sender gives his address as being at the camp which was located at Fareham Res £22
  10. CUCKNEY, MANSFIELD, NOTTS-Cover addressed to the Soviet Zone of Germany from a P.O.W interned at 174 P.O.W Camp, Cuckney with s/ring P.O.W CAMP/No.174/GREAT BRITAIN struck at top right. Alongside is the unframed 174, G.P.W CAMP/P.O.W MAIL/POST FREE. Both marks are in violet ink Res £15
NAVAL MAIL  
  1. HMS MAGNIFICENT-Real photo postcard of the ship addressed to Redcar with ½d stamp tied by s/ring FLEET POST OFFICE dated 12.1.1915 Res £15
  2. INVERNESS A.M.D.O/+ Scarce d/ring transit mark dated 5.11.1915 addressed to HMS MARLBOROUGH with 1d stamp tied by BUCHLYVIE on 4.11.1915 and forwarded to the Admiralty Mail Office at Inverness Res £30
  3. M.S AFRICA-Patriotic label depicting the ship and a Lion, attached to a postcard from Paris to Rome on 18.11.1917 Res £12
  4. M.S WEYMOUTH-Patriotic label as previous lot on postcard to the same address on 21.3.1917 Res £12
           
  1. M.S AMBROSE-Stampless plain postcard addressed to London from H.M.S “A”, known to be the Ambrose from the grandson of the addressee of the former Blue Star liner. A lovely violet inked, unframed RECEIVED FROM RTC is at top right [Gould RA54] and has the hitherto unrecorded mark which resembles a “pair of braces” at top right also-just three of this mark are known; one in 1856 from Melbourne to London, one to H.M.S Conquest in 1917 and this example. Ex-Tabeart collection Res £45
  2. M.S NEPTUNE-Cover addressed to Westminster with 2 x ½d stamps tied by the +++++/TIME/DATE/+++++ machine cancel on 15.1.1917. At bottom left is the s/line CENSORED in violet ink with the initials of the Captain below; Captain Vivian H G Bernard Res £12
  3. M.S QUEEN MARY-An H Edgar Weston cover with EDW VII ½d cut-out tied by 8 bar dumb cancel. Centrally is the oval PASSED/CENSOR [Gould 7C1] Comes with postcard of the ship leading the 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron Res £18
  4. M.S KING GEORGE V-Cover front only addressed to London with 1d tied by 8 bar dumb cancel. Alongside is the framed PASSED/SHIP’S/CENSOR in violet ink-comes with postcard of the ship Res £6
  5. M.S REVENGE-Postcard addressed to Gateshead with ½d stamp tied by the 6 bar dumb cancel and the d/ring H.M.S/PASSED CENSOR D/ring struck in violet ink-comes with postcard of the ship Res £10
  6. M.S IRON DUKE-Cover containing a Christmas 1914 greetings card from the Navigator, Oliver Leggett to Berkshire with 1d tied by s/ring FLEET POST OFFICE dated 21.12.1914. At bottom left is a superb upright strike of the distinctive flag censor Res £15
  7. M.S HINDUSTAN-Cover with letter dated 15.10.1914 and written on headed ship’s notepaper addressed to Southsea with 1d stamp tied by dumb cork cross cancel. Across the cover is the large PASSED-CENSOR in black ink [Goud doesn’t list this mark] Res £18
  8. M.S WARSPITE-Headed ship’s notepaper with letter written from Fleet Surgeon W Keir on 2.5.1915 to Netley, cancelled by Received From Etc of London, dated 4.5.1915 Res £15
  9. M.S VANCOUVER-Telegram addressed to the ship at Leith Docks from Glasgow, cancelled by s/ring LEITH on 2.9.1918 Res £10
  10. M.S EAGLE-Four similar envelopes addressed to Cradley Heath showing the four types of aircraft operated by the ship. All have 3p Machins tied by London MARITIME/MAIL cancels dated 28th or 30th December 1971 Res £20
  11. FALKLAND ISLANDS/H.M.S ANTELOPE/R.F.A TIDESPRING-Cover addressed to an Able Seaman on board RFA Tidespring and redirected to HMS ANTELOPE. At right is the unframed RETURN TO SENDER / ON M.O.D [NAVY DEPARTMENT] / INSTRUCTIONS and at bottom left, the unframed NOT TRACEABLE / IN NAVAL RECORDS, both in red ink. Inside the envelope is the printed slip IT IS WITH THE DEEPEST REGRET THAT YOU ARE/INFORMED THAT THE ADDRESSEE HAS DIED ON / ACTIVE SERVICE and has the cachet of HMS CENTURION - Scarce item-se illustrations Res £75
POSTAL STATIONERY  
  1. OCTOBER 1870 Use of a large part printed W.H SMITH & SON ½d green newspaper wrapper addressed to Oxford, cancelled by the N.P.B/Y undated cancel. Below is the OXFORD receiver dated 3.10.1870-very early 2nd or 3rd day of use Res £35
  2. SLOPER ARROW Perfin on ½d violet postcard addressed to Scotland from London, dated 23.11.1870-very early date Res £40
  3. KEEN, ROBINSON, BELLVILLE & COMPANY-Pictorial advertising ½d violet postcard for KEEN’S MUSTARD cancelled by BIRMINGHAM/K-75 duplex cancel dated 6.12.1872 Res £22
  4. CARNFORTH-Lovely 2d registered envelope addressed to Germany with added ½d green & a pair of 1d lilacs tied by two super strikes of the CARNFORTH-E73 three-bar duplex cancel on 27.3.1872 Res £22
  5. NEWSPAPER BRANCH-Lozenge shaped cancel N.P.B/E/DATE dated 20.11.1885 cancels ½d brown postcard addressed to Scotland Res £22
  6. STAMFORD MERCURY-QV ½d brown newspaper wrapper addressed to Downham, cancelled by the hooded circle cancel STAMFORD MERCURY/742/STAMFORD, circa 1890 Res £25
  7. SEAFOOD ADVERTISING ½d pictorial newspaper wrapper addressed to Bulgaria showing depictions of Salmon, Lobsters, a fishing boat & an exhibition centre. Cancelled by LIVERPOOL/466 hooded circle on 12.3.1892 Res £25
  8. STAMP DEALER TO STAMP DEALER - ALFRED SMITH Illustrated envelope from his Bath premises addressed to Ewen at his Swanage address before he moved to London with ½d vermilion imprint and added ½d vermilion tied/cancelled by BATH-53 duplex cancels dated 14.11.1893 with index L3 Res £40
  9. QV ½d brown newspaper wrapper addressed to Bohemia with added 1d lilac tied by s/ring TORQUAY dated 22.2.1895 Res £15
  10. QV ½d brown newspaper wrapper addressed to Dresden with added ½d vermilion tied by four-bar HARROW-D75 duplex cancel on 14.4.1897. Missent to LONGTON, Staffs, two s/rings LONGTON / STAFF were struck on 15.4.1897 and with the word GERMANY added after Dresden Res £22
  11. STAMP DEALER-Printed registered envelope addressed to Germany with 2d plum & 1½d yellow dies and added 1d lilac tied by oval REGISTERED/IPSWICH dated 28.8.1895-see illustration Res £32
  12. QV ½d vermilion envelope addressed to Switzerland with added 2d Jubilee tied by squared circle cancel LONDON/S.W dated 1.2.1898 Res £22
  13. QV 2d blue envelope addressed to Germany, cancelled by the uncommon IPSWICH/P.P Parcel Post cancel dated 6.1.1899. At top left is the s/line PER BOOK POST in violet ink. The date within the die is 7.8.1892-see illustration Res £45
  14. OXFORD-QV ½d brown postcard addressed to Germany with added 1d lilac tied by s/ring SUMMERTOWN dated 11.1.1900 Res £15
  15. IRELAND-QV ½d blue-green newspaper wrapper addressed to Belgium with added 1d lilac tied by DUBLIN/2 d/ring dated 14.11.1901 Res £22
  16. IRELAND-QV 1d vermilion postcard addressed to KARACHI, cancelled by large s/ring BELFAST dated 26.6.1900. At bottom left is the SEA POST OFFICE s/ring transit mark dated 9.7.1900 Res £22
  17. STAMP DEALER-EDW VII 1d postcard addressed to Holland, cancelled by d/ring LONDON/F.S.9 dated 8.8.1903. At bottom left is the oval cachet of THE WILLIAMS STAMP COMPANY of Leadenhall Street. Res £22
  18. VOTING PROXY POSTCARD-GEO VI 1d rectangular die on an AEREATED BREAD COMPANY printed postcard with embossed revenue on the back for the General meeting on 19.12.1941 Res £15
  19. IRELAND/PROXY VOTING CARD-“PIM BROTHERS” of Dublin ½d pre-addressed postcard with 1d green revenue embossed on the back for the Ordinary meeting to be held on 8.4.1942-see illustration Res £30
  20. VOTING PROXY CARD-GEO VI 1d oval die on pre-addressed postcard to the LANCASHIRE ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER COMPANY, MANCHESTER with 1d revenue impressed on the back for the meeting of the 27th November 1947 Res £15
  21. VOTING PROXY CARD-GEO VI Rectaqngular die on pre-addressed postcard to the Northern Assurance Company with 1d revenue imprint on the back for the meeting on 5.5.1948 Res £15
  22. VOTING PROXY LETTER SHEET-GEO VI 1 ½d green die on a MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL COMPANY Proxy voting form without impressed revenue-pristine condition Res £22
  23. NATIONAL BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE-Pair of still joined ½d orange + 1d red postcards with the outward card addressed to Todmorden from Leeds on 3.7.1953. Other card is still attached Res £25
  24. IRELAND-Envelope with ½d & 2½d dies addressed to a Dublin wholesale Newsagent cancelled by Irish Airlines slogan of BRI CHUALANN dated 27.8.1953 Res £15
  25. IRELAND-Irish 1/- red registered envelope size H addressed to London from ROSS-ON-WYE on 11.8.1958. Not taxed, but has manuscript POSTED OUT OF COURSE at bottom left. Res £25
RAILWAY STATION CANCELS  
  1. MILFORD JUNCTION-The earliest recorded dates for the 3HOS numeral 015 and single ring cancels with 1d red tied by the 015 cancel and with s/ring MILFORD JUNCTION on the back in blue ink, dated 14.3.1858 Res £40
  2. FLAXTON STATION-UNDATED Thimble cancel on the back of a cover from York to North Allerton, struck on 19.12.1859 Res £65
  3. GLOUCESTER STATION-A superb strike of the squared circle cancel dated 8.8.1881 with index H ties 1d lilac to cover addressed to Wiltshire Res £25
  4. GLOUCESTER STATION-The scarcest of the 312 duplex cancels [three-bar with name in full] dated 15.3.1886 ties 1d lilac to cover addressed to Cambridge Res £25
  5. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From Clarendon, Dover with ½d & 3d QV values tied by the 1st type parcel cancel DOVER/STATION OFFICE on 28.7.1890 Res £45
  6. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From EAGLESCLIFFE JUNCTION, Under Darlington with 6d Jubilee tied by indistinct target parcel cancel. Alongside is the manuscript date 7.2.[93] Res £45
  7. BRIGHTON STATION/R.L-S/ring Returned Letter cancel dated 16.6.1893 on returned cover with ½d vermilion I.T/OFFICIAL overprint tied by squared circle BRIGHTON/H.P.O dated the same day. On the back is the framed NOT TO BE FOUND/132 Res £28
  8. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From STAFFORD STATION with 3d Jubilee tied by target parcel cancel STAFFORD/STATION and with s/ring STAFFORD STATION alongside, dated 29.2.1896 –Leap Year date-see illustration Res £50
  9. REGISTERED/DOVER STATION OFFICE-Scarce oval cancel dated 17.1.1897 with index M on back of QV 2d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Dover from Sheffield with added 1d lilac tied by s/ring UPPER GLOSSOP RD/SHEFFIELD dated 16.1.1897 Res £45
  10. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From SWINDON STATION without stamps ever being affixed, cancelled by s/ring SWINDON STATION/P.P Parcel Post cancel dated 18.10.1898. Hitherto, an UNRECORDED CANCEL- Comes with 3 singles and a pair of 1d lilacs with the SWINDON/STATION target parcel cancels-See illustration Res £65
  11. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From CHESTER, BROOKE STREET with EDW VII 1d & 3d values tied by the target parcel cancel CHESTER/STATION and alongside is the s/ring BROOKE ST/CHESTER dated 8.6.1904 Res £45
  12. BOOTLE STATION/CUMBERLAND-S/ring arrival mark dated 6.12.1904 on postcard from Lancaster Res £10
  13. MIDDLETON JUNCTION-S/ring dated 23.6.1905 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  14. BOOTLE STATION-K58 Three-bar duplex dated12.10.1907 with index B ties stamp to postcard Res £25
  15. KNEBWORTH STATION-Larger size s/ring dated 31.3.1911 ties stamp to postcard Res £7
  16. HOLBORN VIADUCT STATION/S.E & C RLY-S/ring dated 19.10.1911 cancels South Eastern & Chatham Railway telegram Res £40
  17. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From FORMBY STATION, FORMBY, Under Liverpool with EDW VII 5d tied by s/ring FORMBY STATION/LIVERPOOL dated 20.12.1912 Res £45
  18. CROY STATION/GLASGOW-Lovely strike of the scarce d/ring cancel tying stamp to postcard on 9.3.1918 Res £25
  19. FOLKESTONE HARBOUR STATION/S.E RLY-Unique s/ring cancel dated 4.1.1923 cancels South Eastern & Chatham Railway telegram-see illustration Res £65
  20. DUNSYRE/CARSTAIRS JUNCTION/LANARKSHIRE-Rubber sub-office cancel dated 22.8.1924 ties stamp to postcard Res £25
  21. FRESHWATER STN/I OF WIGHT-Skeleton cancel dated 11.6.1927 ties stamp to postcard-see illustration Res £30
       
  1. IRELAND-Irish Government official, post-paid cover addressed to Belfast, cancelled by the Gaelic d/ring STAISIUN S.O/DUNDEALGAN of DUNDALK STATION dated 13.1.1936 Res £30
  2. MINTLAW STATION-GEO VI 5½d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Gordon, Berwickshire with added GEO VI 1d tied by d/ring MINTLAW STATION/ ABERDEENSHIRE dated 1.8.1949. At top left is the station registration label Res £22
  3. MINTLAW STATION-QEII 8½d registered postal stationery envelope addressed as the previous lot, cancelled by s/ring MINTLAW STATION dated 29.3.1957-Station registration label is at top left Res £22
  4. ISLE OF MAN-I.O.M Railway postcard with stamps tied by rubber cancels DERBY CASDTLE RAILWAY STATION/ISLE OF MAN dated 3.7.1996 Res £12
OTHER RAILWAY CANCELS  
  1. SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY POST OFFICE-Cover from Liverpool to Reigate sent on 17.9.1856 with lovely s/ring transit mark S.E/R.P.O struck in black ink at top left. Res £45
  2. HIGHLAND SORTING TENDER-Cover from London to Ayr dated 9.4.1858 with very good s/ring L.C/R struck in black alongside the stamp Res £22
  3. CALEDONIAN RAILWAY POST OFFICE-S/ring C.R/P.O in black on paid cover from Portugal to Dunfermline with 120 Reis stamp tied by the No.1 dumb cancel of Lisbon dated 3.8.1858 Res £25
  4. NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY POST OFFICE/LIVERPOOL-466 Duplex cancel. Single strike [rare thus] ties 4d orange from plate 11 & 6d violet from plate 8 to cover addressed to Paris on 28.1.1870-see illustration Res £85
  5. GREENOCK SORTING TENDER-S/ring thimble dated 29.7.1874 with index BO on bck of crested cover of the PEIVY COUNCIL OFFICE addressed from London at the 2d rate to Loch Gair Manor House, Argyllshire on 28.7.1874 Res £25
  6. DUBLIN & BELFAST/R.P.O-S/ring dated 12.12.1886 on the back of a ½d brown postcard from Belfast to Dublin Res £22
  7. EDINR & NEWCASTLE SORTING TENDER/+ Unframed s/ring dated 25.8.1886 with index F on back of a mourning cover from South Kensington to Edinburgh Res £28
  8. EDINR & CARLISLE/S.T-D/ring dated 3.1.1894 with index D on back of cover from Wolverhampton to Edinburgh Res £22
  9. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL Fron LANGPORT R.S.O., Under Taunton, cancelled by squared circle cancel LANGPORT dated 27.2.1900 with index F-see illustration Res £45
  10. IPSWICH SORTING TENDER-S/ring transit mark dated 12.5.1900 on back of QV 2d registered envelope addressed to Colchester from HARLESTON Res £15
  11. PARCEL POST LABEL-PPL From BIRCHINGTON R.S.O, Under Margate with a pair of 2½d Jubilee values tied by target parcel cancel of MARGATE. Alongside is the s/ring BIRCHINGTON dated 24.9.1901 Res £45
  12. HOLT R.S.O/NORFOLK-Skeleton cancel dated 13.2.1905 ties stamp to postcard with time 5.30pm Res £12
  13. FLEET R.S.O/HANTS-Skeleton cancel dated 3.7.1905 without time or index, ties stamp to postcard Res £12
  14. CALEDONIAN T.P.O/NIGHT UP-Thimble cancels [2] tie EDW VII ½d & 1d to Late Fee cover addressed to London on 5.5.1907 Res £28
  15. HIGH HAM/LANGPORT R.S.O SOM-S/ring dated 7.4.1908 with index * ties stamp to postcard. There is a further strike alongside Res £6
  16. KING’S SOMBORNE / STOCKBRIDGE R.S.O HANTS-S/ring receiver dated 27.6.1908 on front of EDW VII MAURITIUS 6c postal stationery envelope from Rose Hill, posted 26.5.1908 with May shown as the number 5 instead of MY Res £12
  17. GRIMSBY PETERBORO/S.C-Scarce skeleton cancel dated 29.8.1910 ties stamp to postcard-rated as “R”-see illustration Res £125
  18. NORTH EASTERN T.P.O UP/STN-S/ring dated 24.11.1913 ties stamp to postcard posted at WHITLEY BAY STATION Res £10
  19. LINCOLN TAMWORTH S.C-S/rings dated 18.6.1931 ties a pair of 1d values to Late Fee cover addressed to Manchester Res £25
  20. EXPRESS MAIL-Commercial cover addressed to London with ½d [Late Fee], 6d [Express Fee] and 1½d [Postage Fee] tied by s/rings GALLOWAY SORTING CARRIAGE datd 3.2.1925 with index U-see illustration Res £65
  21. UP SPECIAL G/T.P.O-S/rings dated 24.5.1934 ties 2 x ½d & a single 1d to Late Fee cover addressed to Surrey Res £12
  22. DERRY & PORTADOWN T.P.O-S/rings dated 10.12.1937 ties a complete EDW VIII ½d booklet pane with control E2 to cover addressed to Portadown Res £30
  23. SOUTH WESTERN T.P.O/DAY MAIL UP-S/rings dated 23.2.1938 ties a pair of EDW VIII 1d values to cover addressed to Four Oaks, Warwickshire Res £12
  24. TOO FRAGILE FOR TRANSFER BY APARATUS-Registered cover from Ipswich stamp dealers Whitfield King addressed to Newcastle with 1948 Olympics 2½d & 3d values tied by s/rings WOODBRIDGE RD IPSWICH/SFK on 17.8.1948. The cover is additionally crossed by blue pencil, diagonally, indicating its fragility Res £22
  25. MULLINGAR AND SLIGO S.C-English language skeleton cancels dated 23.12.1961 ties 3 x 1d Irish values to Late Fee cover addressed to Devon Res £12
ROYALTY  
  1. 5th EARL SPENCER-Crested envelope & headed Spencer House notepaper with a message to Halifax from the Earl, in reply to condolences offered to the Earl on the loss of power by the Liberal Government where Spencer served as the Lt-Governor of Ireland. With 1d lilac tied by London S.W duplex dated 1.7.1883 Res £35
  2. TSARS CORONATION-Printed card from J Rochelle Thomas who offers Coronation Cups given to peasants on the happy day for 8/6d each. Comes with envelope posted from London on 5.1.1897 and redirected from Folkestone the next day. On the back of the envelope is an offer, selling the cups for 4/6d!! Res £25
  3. 1897 JUBILEE POSTCARDS-Two Court Cards depicting famous London landmarks in brown or black. Each card has a very nice manuscript “JUBILEE POSTAL CARD/LONDON/JUNE 22/97 ENG in black handwriting. Not postally use [2] Res £30
  4. ROYAL VISIT-Two postcards sent to Dublin from the Royal Visit of the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York from Montreal and Toronto on 18.9.1901 & 11.10.1901 respectively Res £30
  5. CORONATION OF GEO V-Five different coloured publicity labels in red, green, brown, purple & blue depicting the King & Queen; issued by the UNION FOR PHILANTHROPIC PHILATELY, LONDON Res £20
  6. QUEEN MARY’S MESSAGE TO THE NATION-30th January 1936 illuminated address with a folder addressed to New York and posted from Southampton on 27.5.1936 Res £25
  7. 1937 CORONATION-Blocks of four of the Houses of Parliament Coronation labels in green, red, brown-lilac & blue Res £22
  8. MOURNING Cover & notepaper of Marlborough House addressed to Peterborough, being a letter signed by Cecily Vesey, a Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Mary on 11.2.1952 Res £22
  9. FLAG OFFICER/DATE/ROYAL YACHTS-Oval cachet in red, dated 17.9.1964 on airmail cover to Norton-on-Tees with 3d stamp tied by undated POST/OFFICE-MARITIME/MAIL Res £12
  10. 1966 CHRISTMAS issue 3d & 1/6d values in pairs tied to registered cover addressed to Northampton and tied by s/rings BUCKINGHAM PALACE/S.W.1 dated 1.12.1966 Res £25
PARCEL POST LABELS  
  1. CLONBUR, Under Claremorris-PPL From here with 6d Jubilee tied by target parcel cancel CLAREMORRIS in violet ink. Alongside is the s/ring CLONBUR dated 23.11.1893 Res £28
  2. CLAREMORRIS-PPL From here with 2d & 2½d Jubilee values tied by s/rings CLAREMORRIS dated 3.5.1895 Res £28
  3. CARICKBOY, Under Edgesworthtown with 2½ 1d lilacs [1 is trimmed at left] tied by target parcel cancels edgeswortyhtown IN BLACK INK. At right is the manuscript date 7.7.1900 Res £25
  4. SAINTFIELD, Under Lisburn-PPL From here with 6d Jubilee tied by BELFAST roller cancel. Alongside is the d/ring SAINTFIELD Co. DOWN dated 30.1.1901-see illustration Res £28
  5. CLIPSTON, Under Market Harborough-PPL From here with 3d & 5d Jubilee values tied by target parcel cancels of Market Harborough. Alongside is the s/ring CLIPSTON dated 26.7.1901 Res £25
  6. CASTLEBAR-PPL From here with EDW VII 6d tied by d/ring CASTLEBAR dated 29.4.1902 Res £25
  7. SAHAM TONEY, Under Thetford-PPL From here with no stamps ever attached, cancelled by violet inked rubber cancel SAHAM TONEY/THETFORD dated 6.1.1903 Res £22
  8. CLANDEBOYE, BELFAST-PPL From here with EDW VII 4d brown & green tied by BELFAST roller cancel. Alongside is the s/ring CLANDEBOYE dated 21.6.1903 Res £25
  9. CAHIR-PPL From here with EDW VII 3d tied by s/ring CAHIR on 21.7.1903 Res £25
  10. CASTLETOWN, Under Mountrath with MOUNTRATH scored through and MARYBOROUGH inserted in red ink-PPL From here with a pair of EDW VII 1d values [two others may have been cut off] tied by target parcel cancels of MARYBOROUGH. Alongside is the s/ring CASTLETOWN/MOUNTRATH Res £25
  11. STONEHAVEN-PPL From here with EDW VII 2d & 4d orange tied by s/rings STONEHAVEN dated 23.7.1910 Res £25
  12. CARRICKMACROSS, Under Dundalk-PPL From here with EDW VII 4d orange tied by s/ring CARRICKMACROS/Co. MONAGHAN dated 18.1.1913 Res £25
  13. FALKIRK-PPL From here cancelled by the uncommon FALKIRK / PAID 4d dated 19.6.1913 and struck in red ink Res £25
  14. GUILDFORD PARK, GUILDFORD-PPL From here with GEO V 3d tied by s/ring GUILDFORD PARK/GUILDFORD dated 23.1.1914 Res £22
  15. BURY-PPL From here with GEO V 6d tied by s/ring BURY/LANC dated 8.10.1914 and by the red inked, framed COACH/ROAD-BORNE Res £22
  16. HYDE PARK ROAD, LEEDS-PPL From here with GEO V 4d tied by s/ring HYDE PARK ROAD/LEEDS dated 1.9.1915 Res £22
  17. REGENT STREET, PLYMOUTH-PPL From here with registration label PLYMOUTH 36 alongside GEO V 1d & 6d values tied by s/rings REGENT ST/PLYMOUTH dated 20.11.1915 Res £22
  18. AXBRIDGE, Under Weston-Super-Mare-PPL From here with GEO V 3d & 6d values tied by d/rings AXBRIDGE/SOM dated 7.5.1920 Res £25
  19. GRENDON, Under Northampton-PPL From here with GEO V 9d agate tied by rubber cancel GRENDON/NORTHAMPTON dated 7.2.1924 Res £22
  20. CARDROSS, Under Dumbarton-PPL From here with GEO V 6d & 9d agate tied by d/rings CARDROSS/DUMBARTON dated 25.1.193 Res £25
  21. MIMIATURE PPL with GEO V 9d green tied by s/ring LANGTON DOCK/LIVERPOOL dated 2.6.1930 Res £22
RUBBER CANCELS [Violet ink unless stated]  
  1. UPTON/DIDCOT S.O/BERKS-Cancel dated 9.9.1907 on postcard from Didcot Res £8
  2. CAVERSWALL/STOKE-ON-TRENT Cancel dated 22.7.1910 on postcard from HARROGATE to Blythe Bridge to Caverswall Res £9
  3. RUBBER SKEKETON-Postcard to Burnley with stamp tied by KINSLEY/WAKEFIELD dated 20.10.1910 Res £25
  4. GWERNYMYNYDD/MOLD-Black cancel dated 26.7.1911 ties stamp to postcard-superb!! Res £12
  5. MAXEY/PETERBOROUGH-Cancel dated 6.9.1911 cancels EDW VII ½d postal stationery postcard-superb!! Res £12
  6. COLBREN/NEATH-Black cancel dated 13.9.1911 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  7. CANWORTH WATER/EGLOSKERRY/CORNWALL-Cancel dated 21.12.1911 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  8. STOCKTON/WORCESTER-Black cancel dated 12.2.1912 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  9. DOWNTON CROSS ROADS/SALISBURY-Black cancel ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  10. RUBBER SKELETON-Postcard to Exeter with stamp tied by WADEFORD/CHARD dated 28.8.1912-superb!! Res £28
  11. WATFORD/RUGBY-Black cancel dated 25.4.1914 ties stamp to postcard Res £89
  12. RUBBER SKELETON-Postcard to Bere Alston with stamp tied by BERE FERRERS/BERE ALSTON dated 2.7.1914 Res £25
  13. FEERING/KELVEDON/ESSEX-Black cancel dated 26.5.1920 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  14. STREAMSTOWN / MOATE / Co. WESTMEATH - Black cancel dated 11.7.1922 cancels GEO V 5d orange registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Dublin. Below is the s/ring MOATE / Co. WESTMEATH and the STREAMSTOWN registration label is at top left-see illustration Res £35
  15. DUNHOLME/LINCOLN-Black cancel dated 2.3.1925 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  16. BILL STREET/ROCHESTER-Black cancel dated 11.8.1925 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  17. WICKENBY/LINCOLN-Black cancel dated 12.11.1926 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  18. FIVEHEAD/TAUNTON/SOMERSET-Black cancel dated 16.7.1928 ties stamp to postcard Res £9
  19. TRIMPLEY/BEWDLEY/WORCS-Black cancel dated 17.1.1930 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  20. BOX’S SHOP/LAUNCESTON/CORNWALL-Violet cancel dated 12.12.1930 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
SKELETONS  
  1. COWES-Receiver skeleton on back of a cover from Bristol, dated 14.9.1895 with index A Res £25
  2. TOPSHAM-Less common 23mm cancel dated 2.8.1904 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  3. PORTSLADE/BRIGHTON-Cancel dated 24.11.1905 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  4. STUBBINGTON/FAREHAM-Cancel dated 23.10.1908 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  5. MEANWHILE IN SOUTH FARNBOROUGH, The skeleton ties stamp to postcard on the same day as previous lot Res £10
  6. LITTLE DOWNHAM/ELY-Scarce cancel dated 26.10.1908 ties stamp to real photo postcard of the village taken from the church tower Res £20
  7. LUDDENDEN/YORKS-Cancel dated 14.7.1909 ties stamp to postcard Res £9
  8. RAUNDS/WELLINGBOROUGH-Cancel dated 1.1.1910 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  9. EDEN BRIDGE-Cancel dated 7.7.1910 cancels unpaid, taxed postcard Res £9
  10. WHITCHURCH/HANTS-Cancel dated 16.7.1910 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  11. MARTOCK/YEOVIL-Cancel dated 9.8.1914 with month expressed as an “8” rather than as “AU” ties stamp to postcard Res £12
  12. MOULTON/NORTHAMPTON-Cancel dated 2.10.1913 ties stamp to postcard Res £10
  13. MARLOW/MAIDENHEAD-Cancel dated 10.9.1920 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  14. GOSPORT-Cancel dated 26.10.1923 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  15. WOKINGHAM-Cancel dated 6.8.1925 ties stamp to postcard Res £8
  16. BLUNDELLSANDS LIVERPOOL/1-UNFRAMED Cancel dated 28.7.1926 ties stamp to postcard Res £9
SQUARED CIRCLES  
  1. WOLVERHAMPTON-ISC dated 31.8.1880 with index K-very early date on ½d postcard Res £22
  2. SOUTH PETHERTON-1st ISC dated 5.1.1886 with index B-4 months earlier than recorded on ½d postcard Res £22
  3. ISLEWORTH ISC dated 13.7.1889 with index G on ½d postcard Res £22
  4. HAILSHAM-IISC dated 20.10.1890 with index F-8 months earlier than recorded on ½d postcard Res £22
  5. WINDSOR-1st ISC dated 17.12.1897 with time 10am on ½d postcard of the WINDSOR & ASCOT RAILWAY-11 months earlier than recorded Res £22
  6. SANDOWN-2nd ISC dated 19.4.1897 with index A on 1d postcard-26 months later than recorded Res £20
   
  1. ROCK FERRY / BIRKENHEAD-Lovely strike dated 8.7.1898 with time 6.45pm ties 1d lilac to court size postcard with vignette views of R.M.S “CAMPANIA”, St Georges Hall & the Landing Stage addressed to Germany Res £18
  2. WEYBRIDGE-Two strikes of the 1st ISC with times 2am ties an added 1d lilac to ½d postcard addressed to Holland on 16.12.1898-8 months later than recorded Res £22
  3. WITHINGTON-ISC dated 4.11.1892 with index F cancels 1d postcard to Hamburg Res £22
  4. BARLOWMOOR RD/MANCHESTER-ICT dated 14.12.1899 cancels 1d postcard to Switzerland with time 8.15pm Res £25
NUMERAL CANCELS  
  1. 102 LEYTON S.O-4VOD dated 14.2.1876 with index D cancels ½d violet postcard to Holnorn Viaduct Res £18
  2. 461 UPPER BANGOR-4VOD dated 19.7.1888 with index C ties ½d vermilion to ½d postcard addressed to Germany Res £25
  3. 491 CHESTERGATE B.O/MACCLESFIELD-3VOD dated 27.7.1891 with index H cancels ½d postcard Res £20
  4. 498 MANCHESTER/YY-3VOD dated 8.8.1888 ties ½d vermilion to advertising newspaper addressed to Spain at the printed paper rate Res £20
  5. 584 WOODCHURCH/KENT-3VOD dated 24.5.1900 with index B cancels ½d postcard to Tenterden Res £25
  6. 748 NEWTON HEATH-3VOD dated 3.11.1884 with index C cancels ½d postcard to Lancaster Res £22
  7. 953 SOUTH SHORE/BLACKPOOL-3VOD dated 23.8.1894 with index D cancels ½d postcard to Halifax Res £10
  8. 957 NUNEATON-4VOS cancels ½d postcard to London on 31.8.1872 Res £25
  9. 054 FARNWORTH/BOLTON-3VOD dated 26.9.1884 with index C cancels ½d postcard Res £20
  10. C22 NEWQUAY/CORNWALL-3VOD dated 15.4.1895 with time 5pm cancels ½d postcard to London Res £10
  11. D34 WATERFOOT-3VOD dated 24.10.1889 with index C cancels ½d postcard to Bury Res £25
  12. E89 TYNE DOCKS/SOUTH SHIELDS-3VOD with index B dated 4.7.1887 cancels ½d postcard to West Hartlepool Res £15
  13. F01 HAYWARDS HEATH-3VOD dated 19.11.1894 with index A ties ½d vermilion to ½d postcard addressed to Belgium Res £12
  14. H36 LYDD-3VOD dated 17.12.1892 with index C cancels ½d postcard to London Res £18
  15. J03 TREFNANT-3VOD dated 6.6.1893 with index C cancels ½d postcard to Chester Res £25
  16. J63 WALLINGTON-3VOD cancels dated 1.3.1893 with index D ties ½d vermilion to ½d postcard addressed to Paris Res £22
  17. J77 MARTON/YORKS-3VOD dated 13.2.1928, yes 1928 with index C cancels GEO V 1d postcard Res £12
  18. J85 CHURCH LANE/OLD CHARLTON-3VOD dated 25.1.1900 with time 5.15pm cancels 1d postcard to Paris Res £28
  19. J86 WOOLWICH RD/OLD CHARLTON-3VOD dated 16.2.1900 with index H cancels 1d postcard to France Res £55
  20. K44 MAYFIELD/SUSSEX-3VOD cancels dated 21.2.1895 ties ½d vermilion to ½d postcard addressed to Belgium Res £10
UNDATED CIRCLES  
  1. BASINGSTOKE-Superb strike in black at top right of entire addressed to France on 1.8.1834. Below is the two-line ANGLETERRE/PAR CALAIS in black Res £25
  2. BAUGHURST [Hants] Cancel in blue on back of wrapper addressed to Basingstoke on 21.11.1847.On the front is the Uniform Penny Post cancel PD/1 in red Res £22
  3. BUTLEIGH [Somerset] Yellow cancel on back of cover addressed to St Phillips, Bristol via Glastonbury & Bath on 30.6.1854 Res £25
  4. DEEPING ST JAMES-Black cancel on the back of a Great Northern Railway crested envelope addressed to London, via Market Deeping on 19.5.1859 Res £25
  5. ELSTEAD-Brown cancel on back of 1d pink envelope uprated with a 1d imperf and addressed to Wales on 1.3.1860 Res £22
  6. HIGHAM FERRERS - Superb red/orange cancel on back of entire addressed to London on 2.12.1834-lovely thing Res £28
  7. HIGH FELL-Blue cancel on back of wrapper addressed to Tynemouth via Gateshead & North Shields on 20.1.1851 Res £22
  8. LANDPORT-Black cancel on small cover to Bethnal Green, posted on 5.3.1848 Res £22
  9. MARCHWOOD [Southampton] Undated thimble cancel in a brown-green colour on back of cover addressed to ENISCORTHY, Ireland, via Dublin on 2.12.1858 Res £25
  10. SILCHESTER [Hants] Orange/brown cancel on back of cover to Andover, via Basingstoke dated 28.8.1852 Res £22
PRE-STAMP POSTAL HISTORY  
  1. 3.1732 ENTIRE From London to SINTON, NEAR AYLEBURY charged 6d and returned to London on 23.3.1732 to John Bonhollom at the Ladey Dovall’s in Chick Street, Near Ye Strand, London. Nice item which shows both addresses Res £65
  2. WELCH POOL-Straight line mark in black on back of large part entire dated 29.5.1973 and addressed to GREENWICH with red s/line circular frame FREE on the front. Res £35
  3. BRIDGE/WATER-Superb black cancel at top right of entire addressed to Wiveliscombe on 30.7.1792 with Wiveliscombe receiver mark of the unframed JY 30 in black Res £35
  4. BASING/STOKE-Entire addressed to Titchfield with mark at top right, struck on 25.9.1793. Rated variously 4d, 8d and settled for 1/6d Res £35
  5. BASINGSTOKE-1797 Entire to London with superb strike of the curved cancel in black ink, struck centrally on 6.2.1897 Res £35
  6. ROCKING/HAM-Black cancel struck in black at right of 1802 wrapper addressed to Lincoln Res £85
  7. TWO PY POST/UNPAID/WHETSTONE-Blue inked, oval unframed mark with handstruck 2 alongside on front of entire to BATH [“Or Langford Cottage, near Bristol” being the other choice offered by the writer at bottom left] dated 18.11.1803 Res £28
  8. 4 O CLOCKEVEN/AP+20/1805/TWO PENNY P PAID-Superb red inked oval mark at top left of very clean entire addressed to St James’. At top right is the unframed oval TWO PENNY/Pt PAID/LUDGATE HILL-See illustration Res £35
  9. 1805 Red inked FREE with cross at top of crown at top left of entire addressed to Aylesbury from the ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY on 6.7.1805 Res £30
  10. COFFEE HOUSE MAIL-Entire from LUDLOW addressed to the NEW HUMMUNS [Coffee Shop] at Covent Garden on 30.9.1811. Rated at 2/3d with LUDLOW/149 mileage mark at top right Res £30
  11. 18 PAID 32/DE-29/2 A NOON 2-Oval cancel at top left of entire addressed to Finsbury from Dalston on 28.12.1832. At top right is the unframed CORNHILL/2PY P.PAID in black Res £20
  12. WATERFORD, VIA CORK TO SOMERSET-Entire dated 16.9.1836 addressed to Chard at a rate of 2/5d. Why not via Dublin-was this a part of the additional half period from Waterford to the Welsh Coast?? Res £25
  13. BRISTOL/5th CLS POST-Unframed mark in black with equally superb s/line THORNBURY at top left on entire dated 15.7.1838-see illustration Res £65
  14. WHITCHURCH/HANTS/PENNY POST-Framed mark on back of mourning entire addressed to Andover on 22.2.1839 Res £30
  15. UNIFORM PENNY POSTAGE-Wrapper from SHAFTESBURY to London dated 26.3.1840 with an excellent strike of the 1d hand-stamp of the UPP struck in black at top left Res £45
Q.V POSTAL HISTORY  
  1. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER Showing a coloured view of “SOUTHAMPTON FLOATING BRIDGE & TOLL HOUSE” By W Carpenter of Southampton Res £35
  2. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER-Showing a coloured image of “SOUTHAMPTON PLATFORM” with guns and cannons on view Res £35
  3. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER-Black & white image of the ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL, NETLEY By Newman Res £25
  4. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER-Black & white image of a “N.E VIEW OF NETLEY ABBEY” by Kershaw & Sons Res £22
  5. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER - Black & white image “SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS” with ships a plenty by Newman & Co. Res £25
  6. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER - Black & white image “BLECHYNDEN & THE WESTERN SHORE, SOUTHAMPTON” by Newman & co. Res £25
  7. ILLUSTRATED NOTEPAPER-Black & white image “BAR GATE, SOUTHAMPTON by Newman & Co. Res £25
  8. UNIFORM PENNY POST-Entire from NEWTON STEWART to Stranraer with boxed cancel in red dated 6.7.1840. Below is a lovely handstruck 1 IN RED OF Newton Stewart Res £18
  9. PENNY BLACK-Entire [stained at bottom & left addressed to Ludlow from Croydon with three huge margins tied by Black Maltese Cross cancel on 3.4.1841 Res £95
  10. UNIFORM PENNY POST-Entire to Cirencester from SWINDON, dated 14.8.1843 with P1 in red, struck at Swindon at right Res £60
  11. COLYTON/PENNY POST-Unframed mark at right, below 1d red tied by Maltese Cross cancel of AXMINSTER on 27.1.1844 Res £25
   
  1. UNIFORM PENNY POST-UNRECORDED Example of the handstruck 1 of PEVENSEY, Sussex, struck in red on 14.5.1846-two examples are known-the other is in the Phillip Kaye collection Res £100
  2. UNIFORM PENNY POST-THE “SHIELD” framed PAID/1d mark of ABERYSTWYTH at top right of wrapper addressed to Ludlow on 7.12.1845-see illustration Res £75
  3. UNIFORM PENNY POST-OHMS entire addressed to WEST SHERBOURNE, Hants from London on 19.11.1848 and returned to London with PD/1 in red of Basingstoke at top right and undated d/arc HOLLYBOURNE in black at bottom left and undated d/arc MONKS SHERBORNE in red on the back Res £40
  4. TWO PENNY BLUE-Four margin 2d blue imperf [1841] tied to cover addressed to PITMINSTER, Somerset by 1844 type numeral cancel 159 of CHARD on 21.4.1849 Res £45
  5. IRELAND-Cover from Enfield, Ireland addressed to Belfast with s/line LONGWOOD sub-office cancel in blue on the back, struck on 3.4.1851 Res £35
  6. IRELAND-Cover to Bridgwater with unframed BRITTAS / TALLACHT on the back in black ink; struck on 24.10.1854 Res £35
  7. SCOTLAND TO NORWAY-Entire, via Hull addressed to Norway with 2½d lilac from plate 5 tied by LEITH-221 Scots duplex cancel dated 14.9.1876-arrived at CHRISTIANIA on 18.9.1876 and at HORTEN, the following day Res £25
  8. SHEERNESS TO ITALY-Cover addressed to Caleggia with 2½d blue from plate 23 tied by 3VOD dated 21.9.1882. On the back is a large part sub-office cancel of MARKET TOWN/SHEERNESS dated the same day Res £22
  9. DUNDEE TO SWITZERLAND-Neat little cover addressed to Winterthur with 2½d Jubilee tied by superb DUNDEE-114 Scots duplex cancel on 22.12.1890 Res £18
FOUR KINGS POSTAL HISTORY  
  1. EDW VII 1d, 2½d and a pair of 5d values on pre-addressed cover to Zurich, tied by d/rings LONDON/F.S 6 dated 1.12.1902 Res £22
  2. TELEGRAM & ENVELOPE-Telegram to Mrs Oppenheim at Wherwell House, Cambridge on the death of her husband, Professor Oppenheim, the Wherwell Professor of Law at Cambridge University. The telegram is cancelled by s/ring CAMBRIDGE and the envelope by the d/ring CAMBRIDGE/2, both dated 9.10.1919 Res £22
  3. EXPRESS MAIL-Cover to London with EDW VIII 1 ½d, GEO V 5d photogravure & GEO VI 1d tied by s/rings OVERSTRAND / CROMER dated 12.5.1937 Res £18
  4. 1937 CORONATION-Corner control A/37 from plate 6 no dot showing the RAY FLAW on middle stamp, tied to a registered cover addressed to Hampstead by oval rubber registered cancels of SWISS COTTAGE on 13.5.1937 Res £22
  5. POST OFFICE OPENING-George King GEO V ½d postal stationery cover registered and addressed to him at Kingston-on-Thames with added pair of GEO VI 2d values and the registration label cancelled by s/rings S. KENSINGTON OLD BROMPTON RD 99 S.W.7 dated 19.2.1938 Res £22
  6. SCOTS ISLANDS-CENSORED Cover to New Jersey, U.S.A with GO VI 1½d tied by d/ring VIRKIE/LERWICK SHETLAND dated 8.1.1940. At left is British censor tape 1545 Res £22
  7. REGISTERED Cover addressed to Manchester with blank registration label & GEO VI ½d & 5d tied by s/rings BOLLINGTON / MACCLESFIELD CHESHIRE on 16.1.1942 Res £12
  8. CHANNEL ISLANDS-Locally addressed cover to St Saviours with bottom marginal 1½d brown occupation views value tied by d/ring FIVE OAKS/JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS dated 8.6.1943-superb, upright strike Res £22
  9. CHANNEL ISLANDS-Birthday greetings postcard addressed to ST LAWRENCE weith mixed franking ½d Arms occupation pair & 1d views tied by JERSEY machine cancel on 20.10.1943 Res £22
  10. SCOTLAND-Registered commercial cover addressed to Edinburgh with blank registration label with manuscript FORTROSE/4 in black ink. The GEO VI 2½d & 3d values are tied by d/rings FORTROSE/ROSSSHIRE dated 10.9.1945 Res £18
  11. 30 YEARS NATIONAL SAVINGS 1916-1946 Red inked PAID slogan of HARROW dated 5.4.1946 on KODAK Economy label affixed to cover addressed to Surrey Res £15
  12. WILTSHIRE-Registered envelope to France with 6d GEO VI tied by s/ring FERNDALE RD/SWINDON on 10.10.1947. At top left is the SWINDON, WILTS 10 registration label Res £12
  13. WOMEN’S INSTITUTES DENMAN COLLEGE FUND-Economy label printed in green on cover re-addressed to Loughborough with GEO VI 2½d stamp tied by ROYAL WEDDING slogan of Leicester dated 27.11.1947 Res £12
   
  1. SILVER WEDDING-GEO VI 5½d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Eastbourne with the two values, 2½d & £1 tied by d/rings LEAGRAVE MARSH/LUTON BEDS dated 26.4.1948-First DAY OF ISSUE-See illustration Res £55
  2. WHITFIELD KING STAMP DEALERS-Envelope addressed to Warminster with 1d Channel Islands Liberation & GEO VI ½d orange tied by 405 triangular machine cancel Res £12
  3. BOLDON COLLIERY/Co. DURHAM-D/rings dated 10.10.1949 ties a strip of 3 x 2½d UPU values to illustrated first day cover. On the back are the s/rings BOLDON COLLIERY/Co DURHAM dated the same day. The Colliery registration label is at top right & tied by SOUTH SHIELDS arrival d/ring for the following day Res £22
  4. CHANNEL ISLANDS-Registered cover to France containing a letter written in French and an addressed envelope back to Jersey with GEO VI 3d & 4d values tied by oval registered cancels of Jersey dated 10.12.1949. Undelivered in France, the letter & contents were returned to Jersey. Res £25
  5. GLOUCESTERSHIRE-Registered cover to London with GEO VI ½d & 6d values tied by s/rings REDMARLEY/GLOUCESTER dated 6.3.1950. The appropriate reg label is at top left Res £12
  6. 1951 ISSUE 2/6d on cover to the U.S.A cancelled on the first day of issue by LOWER EDMONTON/N.9 machine cancel on 3.5.1951 Res £22
  7. IRELAND-GEO VI 8½d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Hampshire, cancelled by d/ring BALLINDERRY BRIDGE/COOKSTOWN on 10.2.1953. Appropriate reg label is at top left Res £20
QEII POSTAL HISTORY  
  1. “SPREAD EAGLE & CROWN”-Publicity card [not a postcard] advertising the fact that it is the only public house in London to hold a post office licence at its S.E 16 riverside site. With QEII 2½d Coronation stamp affixed and signed and dated by the Landlord on 22.7.1953 Res £15
  2. KENT-Registered cover to London with 2½d & 6d Wildings tied by d/rings KEY STREET/ SITTINGBOURNE KENT on 14.6.1954-appropriate reg label is at top left Res £8
  3. BRISTOL-Registered cover to London with 1/3d Wilding tied by s/ring STOKE LANE WESTBURY ON TRYM/BRISTOL dated 8.4.1958-Westbury-on-Trym 5 reg label is at top left Res £8
  4. ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN-Envelope addressed to Manchester with the EMBOSSED Royal Coat-of-Arms and “Royal Opera House, Covent Garden” above. The 3d stamp is tied by London W.C machine cancel on 7.5.1959 Res £6
  5. OLDHAM PAPER STAINING COMPANY-“MITRE” trade-marked pictorial envelope addressed to Cardiff, cancelled by 591 triangular numeral slogan cancel 591 “Road Users/Take Care/Avoid Risks” of Oldham, circa 1960. No postage paid, and not taxed Res £10
  6. “THE SEVEN STAGES OF A LETTER”-Twelve paged 1960 GPO booklet detailing the journey from buying your stamp to the delivery of the letter Res £8
  7. “BUY A BOOK OF STAMPS”1961 GPO Booklet extolling the virtues of buying stamps in booklets Res £10
  8. SHEFFIELD-1/9d Registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Belgium with added 3d NPY value tied by s/ring HEELEY SHEFFIELD 2 dated 27.11.1962. At left is customs tape tied by 102 cachet in red Res £7
  9. BISECT-Cover addressed within Anerley with 2½d Wilding and a further example bisected diagonally, tied by ANERLEY/S.E.20 machine cancel on 20.5.1964 Res £15
  10. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE-400th Anniversary booklet containing the British and Commonwealth issues for 1964. Issued by the STAMPEX organisers of 1964 Res £12
  11. BISECT-Commercial cover addressed to ARLESEY, Beds with 3d & bisected 2d tied by HITCHIN/HERTS machine cancel on 24.5.1965 Res £22
  12. SCOTTISH ISLAND-Postcard of BALTASOUND addressed to Bournemouth with 3d Scots local tied by d/ring HAROLDSWICK UNST/SHETLAND dated 26.6.1968 Res £7
  13. INIGO JONES PHQ No.2 with the 3p pair tied by SOUTHAMPTON first day cancel on 15.8.1973-catalogued at £200+ Res £25
  14. CLEARED/10, DOWNING STREET-Framed security marking on cover addressed to Jim Callaghan as Prime Minister on 23.5.1977 from Doncaster Res £8
  15. MAGNUS MAGNUSSON SIGNED 1989 Birds illustrated first day cover with “Action For Birds” special cancel of SANDY, BEDS dated 17.1.1989 Res £12
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