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2nd & 3rd June 2018

  LOT 878 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 260  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1919 collection (vol 3) of FPO nos 81 - 145 includes items from Italy, Germany & Turkey but mainly France. Lot contains two long graphic soldiers letters.."trenches with knee-deep water, seeing the first tank, German anti-aircraft fire and how German trenches were far superior to ours…"
 
  A QTY 94*    

  LOT 879 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 200  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1918 cover collection (vol 4) bearing FPOs nos 146 - 234 + A1 - A5 and AD1 - AD5 cancels. Lot also includes items from Salonika, Egypt and Palestine, as well as from Canadian and South Africa units.
 
  A QTY 85*    

  LOT 880 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 250  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1917 album (vol 5) containing card & cover collection bearing date stamps "AR" (Army Reserve), AT (Army Troops), "1B-4B (Guards Brigades), C1-C9 (Cavalry) & D1-D30 (Divisional HQs). Security changes & units fully enumerated.
 
  A QTY 98*    

  LOT 881 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 250  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1919 cover collection (vol 6) bearing handstamps D31 - 63. D33 located at 1919 Paris Peace Conference. Other marks include DB (Guards) DC1-4 (Cavalry) and a variety of other D codes. Also interesting letter from the trenches - "We went into the craters as the chief excitement - one or two whizz - bangs came over... I had my lines cut this afternoon.."
 
  A QTY 83    

  LOT 882 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 280  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1919 collection in album (vol 7) bearing variety of "D", "F", "G" & "H" codes with items from Egypt, Italy, Syria, Salonika + one from Imbros. Noted "Damaged by Immersion in Sea Water" and "Motor Machine Gun Service" cachets + nice Cairo - London registered franked EEF 2p (2) cancelled GM2 cds.
 
  A QTY 111*    

  LOT 883 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 260  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1918 cover collection in album (vol 8) bearing a variety of FPO types including army trains "T2 - T20", items from Canadian and New Zealand units, the Dardanelles, Egypt and Salonika. Interesting letter from soldier assigned to repairing trenches "..We are billeted in a chalk mine 100 feet below the surface, its like being buried alive - all the time we are shelled, bombed and fired upon…."
 
  A QTY 102*    

  LOT 884 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 180  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1919 collection (vol 9) of Train date stamps numbered "T21 - T74, "TB" (Guards Regiment) & "TC4" (Cavalry). Includes items from Egypt, Salonika, Germany and a Canadian unit.
 
  A QTY 76*    

  LOT 885 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 225  
 
MILITARY 1915 - 1918 mostly a collection (vol 10) devoted to the FPO Train date stamps for Australian and Canadian units including 1915 envelope to Canada franked 5c for local delivery. Other marks noted were "WR" (West Riding) and "WB" (Welsh Borders".
 
  A QTY 102*    

  LOT 886 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 80  
 
MILITARY 1916 - 1918 collection of single - ring FPO date stamps in written up album with items from Egypt, Salonika, Palestine & Syria. Noted UK - Cairo envelope redirected to Damascus and 1917 registered to Alexandria redirected and bearing scarce "RAK" Travelling Post Office date stamp.
 
  A QTY 27*    

  LOT 887 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 50  
 
1920s range of 11 different advertising cards produced by the 'Metal Agencies Co Ltd' in Bristol with a wide variety of illustrated products. Some cards with perfins.
 
  QTY 11*    

  LOT 888 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 30  
 
1924 printed paper rate envelope to London franked Netherlands 5c + 10c cancelled Amsterdam. Bears oval "30 centimes" tax and " 1½d/F.B" cachets as well as 1½d postage due.
 
  QTY *    

  LOT 889 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 30  
 
1924 British Empire Exhibition 1d & 2d PS envelopes unused. Fine.
 
  QTY 2*    

  LOT 890 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 30  
 
1925 Official Paid envelope to Miss Ionides at London W2 containing letter that the Queen (Mary) will see her next Tuesday at noon. Very fine.
 
  QTY *    

  LOT 891 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 60  
 
1934 Midland & Scottish Airways (Speke to BIF) Imperial Airways 1st Transatlantic & little known Record Speed Flight London - Darwin - London flight covers - all pilot signed.
 
  QTY 3*    

  LOT 892 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 40  
 
1938 North Eastern Airways FF covers - Perth, Newcastle, Doncaster & Bradford to London. Very fine.
 
  QTY 5*    

  LOT 893 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 100  
 
POW MAIL 1944 - 1945 correspondence between Greenock and Internment Camp at Biberach (Riss), Germany bearing various cachets including "Service Suspended" (two types) Red X letters. Noted 1945 (2 Jan) 2½d letter sheet returned with cachet "This letter forms part of undelivered mail which fell into Allied hands".
 
  QTY 20*    

  LOT 894 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 50  
 
1948 BEA Helicopter Mail Service Inaugural First Flight FDCs. Norwich to Great Yarmouth with write-up and route map, 8 different covers.
 
  E QTY 8*    

  LOT 895 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 60  
 
Arran - a large partly written up collection of The Post Offices on PCs, pieces, photos etc, including many views, 100 items.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 896 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 28  
 
Barra some 21 items with POs complete, also includes small misc isles - Bass Rock, Berneray, Great Bernera, Eriskay and Grimsay being an additional 12 items.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 897 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 100  
 
Bute - a large collection including much PH & QV. A nice lot, mostly written up. 111 items.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 898 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 30  
 
Isle of Harris some 36 items with POs 849 complete and includes Isle of Scalpay.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 899 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 80  
 
Isle of Harris Rocket Mail, 3 items written up on album leaves, 1 red Western Isles Rocket post label on 1/8/34 cover with Trial firing, 28/7/34 Scarp Harris & on reverse 'Damaged by first explosion'. A similar cover with green label and signed by 'Inventor' Zucker.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 900 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 18  
 
Iona some 38 items, mainly PCs.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 901 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 40  
 
Islay a comprehensive collection of 50 items.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 902 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 80  
 
Isle of Lewis some 122 items plus maps showing village locations and includes BEA Flight covers & some ephemera. Written up on album leaves.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 903 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 50  
 
Mull - a sizeable collection of 77 items, including useful PH, QV and many PCs.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 904 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 80  
 
North Visit some 64 items including all the Post Offices and much Postal History plus an 1890 telegram from Lochmaddy.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 905 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 50  
 
South Uist some 65 items including all the Post Offices, some QV PH and also Benbecular.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 906 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 80  
 
small islands of the Inner Hebrides: Canna, Coll, Colonsay, Cumbrae, Easdale (inc Seil Is & Irving), Eigg, Gigha, Jura, Oronsay, Raasay, Rhum, Tiree & Whithorn. Of note Easdale contains an entire bearing an Easdale/Penny Post mark. There is a total of 96 items.
 
  E QTY 1 item    

  LOT 907 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 200  
 
1750 - 80 selection of 82 Scottish pre stamps and stampless covers and wrappers inc Postage to Pay, unpaid, local town or district, times of posting, official letters or items of commercial interest.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 908 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 150  
 
1783 - 1850 pre stamps and unstamped letter x 68 inc postage to pay, local cancels inc mileage plus items of social and postage history.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 909 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 250  
 
1787 -1879 collection of 80 pre stamp and unstamped mail, postage to pay, inc local town pmks, overseas letters to Argentina, Italy, India, Germany and returned letters.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 910 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 200  
 
1799 - 1877 collection of over 125 pre stamped and unstamped mail with letters and wrapper showing postage to pay, OHMS and free letters, Penny Post, Too Late etc.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 911 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 200  
 
1880 - 1900 selection of mail all with 1d lilacs or ½d Jubilee values, over 125 items, a few foreign and overseas letters.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 912 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 175  
 
1881 - 1900 selection of 120+ covers, all bearing 1d lilacs inc overseas items, squared circle postmarks, interesting commercial mail etc.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 913 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 300  
 
Postal Stationery 1841 - 1900 with over 110 PCs, envelopes, wrappers and 40 dated pieces inc overseas destinations. Good lot.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 914 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 200  
 
Postal Stationery 1846 - 1910 over 135 unused and used PCs, envelopes, wrappers inc overseas destinations.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 915 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 250  
 
Postal Stationery 1849 - 1900 over 150 unused or used PCs, envelopes, wrappers etc inc registered, foreign and overseas destinations with better.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 916 POSTAL HISTORY EST £ 100  
 
Postal Stationery album with over 100 1d pink envelopes, 1842 - 1900 usage, several with original letters. Noted MX cancels, mis-sent and redirected mail, local cancels and some with additional adhesives.
 
  A QTY 1 item    

  LOT 917 PHQ CARDS EST £ 26  
 
1973 Inigo Jones fine unused.
 
  QTY *    

  LOT 918 PHQ CARDS EST £ 30  
 
1974 10p Tree plus 3½p Fire both fu with first day cancels.
 
  E QTY 2*    

  LOT 919 LITERATURE EST £ 50  
 
'The Plating of Alphabet III' by Wiggins and Tonne in 5 volumes, very good condition.
 
  E QTY 5 items    

  LOT 920 USED ABROAD EST £ 22  
 
ALEXANDRIA 1865 4d vermilion plate 13 pair on piece with central BO1 cancel. SG Z17. Cat £58++.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 921 USED ABROAD EST £ 44  
 
BRITISH GUIANA 1858 - 60 6d lilac fu with light A03 duplex. SG Z3. Cat £120.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 922 USED ABROAD EST £ 130  
 
CRIMEA 1854 - 57 2d blue plate 5 wmk large crown perf 14 vertical pair with "OXO" cancels. RPS cert. SG Z20. Cat £360+.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 923 USED ABROAD EST £ 70  
 
CONSTANTINOPLE 1864 - 69 1d plates x 36, all identified on album page and all cancelled 'C' mostly good to fine condition. SG Z74. Minimum cat £432.
 
  E QTY 36    

  LOT 924 USED ABROAD EST £ 125  
 
MALTA 1864 4d small letters on cover to Messina tied Malta A25 duplex. On front red PD and boxed Piroscafi Postali Francesi in black. Messina receipt on reverse.
 
  QTY *    

  LOT 925 USED ABROAD EST £ 150  
 
MALTA 1876 8d orange fu with A25 obliterator. Scarce. SG Z67. Cat £475.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 926 USED ABROAD EST £ 44  
 
St THOMAS 1865 1/- green plate 4 (KK) fu with C51 cancel. SG Z28. Cat £140.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 927 1840 Mulready EST £ 100  
 
1d letter sheet stereo A139 and envelope stereo A63 both unused with some staining and rust spots.
 
  QTY 2*    

  LOT 928 1840 Mulready EST £ 125  
 
2d blue wrapper stereo a 199 unused, hinge marks on reverse. SG ME 3. Cat £425.
 
  QTY *    

  LOT 929 1840 Mulready EST £ 90  
 
2d blue lettersheet stereo a 199 unused, a little creasing but quite collectable. SG ME3. Cat £425.
 
  E QTY *    

  LOT 930 1840 1d Black EST £ 650  
 
plate 1a (FE) 4 margined unused. Brandon cert states "regummed". SG Spec AS2. Cat £18,000.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 931 1840 1d Black EST £ 115  
 
plate 1a (IC) vfu 4 margined with central red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 932 1840 1d Black EST £ 90  
 
plate 1a (BE) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 933 1840 1d Black EST £ 500  
 
plate 1b (DB) 4 margined unused without gum showing the "roller flaw" variety. Brandon cert states "thinned and soiled". SG Spec AS5k. Cat £13,000.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 934 1840 1d Black EST £ 150  
 
plate 1b (NL) 4 margined with neat red MX cancel with distinct guide line. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 935 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 1b (QC) vfu 4 large margined with neat red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 936 1840 1d Black EST £ 95  
 
intense plate 1b (RI) 4 margined showing "Retouched check letters" fu with red MX cancel. SG Spec AS4e. Cat £525.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 937 1840 1d Black EST £ 85  
 
plate 1b (EB) vfu 4 margined with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 938 1840 1d Black EST £ 50  
 
plate 1b (DK) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel, thin and corner crease. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 939 1840 1d Black EST £ 3000  
 
plate 1b (MF - MG) wmk inverted a vfu 4 margined pair with red MX cancels, MF shows the double letter variety. SG Spec AS 6L. Cat £10,000.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 940 1840 1d Black EST £ 95  
 
plate 2 (OI) 4 margined vfu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 941 1840 1d Black EST £ 65  
 
plate 2 (KB) 4 margined sound, used with indistinct cancel.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 942 1840 1d Black EST £ 260  
 
plate 2 (SA-SB) fine used pair with full margins, SW showing re-entry with corner crease, both with neat red MX cancels. SG Spec AS 16a, b. Cat £1200.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 943 1840 1d Black EST £ 450  
 
plate 2 (QH) 4 margined fine used stated to have a red Stonehaven MX cancel. SG spec A1uf. Cat £4500.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 944 1840 1d Black EST £ 85  
 
plate 4 (BG) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 945 1840 1d Black EST £ 60  
 
plate 4 margined fine used with red MX cancel, light creasing. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 946 1840 1d Black EST £ 360  
 
plate 5 (MA - MD) strip of 4 with full margins and indistinct red MX cancels, MB with pin hole. SG Spec AS25. Cat £2400+.
 
  QTY 4    

  LOT 947 1840 1d Black EST £ 140  
 
plate 5 (RK) vfu 4 margined with fine black MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £375.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 948 1840 1d Black EST £ 85  
 
plate 5 (BC) 4 margined with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 949 1840 1d Black EST £ 90  
 
plate 5 (JI) 4 margined fu with neat black MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 950 1840 1d Black EST £ 80  
 
plate 5 (HF) 4 margined fine used with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £400.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 951 1840 1d Black EST £ 200  
 
plate 5 (PI) fine used almost 4 margined (just rubbed top right due to unclean separation) on piece and tied with Manchester Fish Tail MX. SG Spec A1 vb.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 952 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 6 (MK) showing the "Double Letter M" variety fu 4 margined with red MX cancel. SG Spec AS41b. Cat £400.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 953 1840 1d Black EST £ 95  
 
intense plate 6 (SE) 4 margined fu with lovely black MX cancel. SG 1. Cat £525.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 954 1840 1d Black EST £ 85  
 
plate 6 (QB) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £350.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 955 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 7 (LH) vfu 4 margined with neat central red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £400.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 956 1840 1d Black EST £ 800  
 
plate 8 (BL) wmk inverted 4 margined fu with black MX cancel. SG Spec AS 46d. Cat £3750.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 957 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 8 (LL) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £600.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 958 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 8 (NE) 4 margined fu with black MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £600.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 959 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 8 (CD) 4 margined on piece with black MX cancel alongside Northfleet Penny Post handstamp. SG 2. Cat £500.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 960 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 8 (BA) vfu 4 margined with clear red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £525.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 961 1840 1d Black EST £ 80  
 
plate 8 (KG) 4 margined (close at right) fu with neat black MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £500.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 962 1840 1d Black EST £ 75  
 
plate 8 (NH) 4 margined fine used with red MX cancel, tiny rub in N square. SG 2. Cat £525.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 963 1840 1d Black EST £ 90  
 
plate 9 (SD) 4 margined fu with red MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £600.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 964 1840 1d Black EST £ 85  
 
plate 9 (JD) 4 margined fu with black MX cancel. SG 2. Cat £600.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 965 1840 1d Black EST £ 30  
 
plate 9 (JL) 4 margined but with a thin, a small hole
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 966 1840 1d Black EST £ 200  
 
plate 10 (RL) good margined with heavyish black MX cancel matched with 1841 1d, both showing the "Long tailed R". SG spec AS 66d, 69d. Cat £1375.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 967 1840 1d Black EST £ 100  
 
plate 10 (MA) 4 margined showing the "Constant variety on M square" fu with black MX. Damaged LHS. SG Spec AS67g. Cat £1000.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 968 1840 1d Black EST £ 900  
 
plate 11 (OE) fine used with 4 margined and indistinct black MX cancel matched with 1841 1d also 4 margined. SG spec AS72, 74. Cat £4630.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 969 1840 1d Black EST £ 200  
 
plate 11 (DG) fine used with 2 margins, neat black MX cancel matched with damaged 1841 1d. SG Spec AS 72, 74. Cat £4630.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 970 1840 1d Black EST £ 30  
 
and 1841 2d blue both cut into in Westminster Folder, also 1d red imperf (cut into) on cover also in similar folder.
 
  E QTY 2 items    

  LOT 971 1840 2d Blue EST £ 300  
 
plate 1 (RE) 4 margined unused. Brandon cert states "cleaned and regummed". SG 5. Cat £38,000.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 972 1840 2d Blue EST £ 400  
 
plate 1 (KG - KH) pair 4 margined with black MX cancels fu. SG Spec DS1. Cat £2000.
 
  QTY 2    

  LOT 973 1840 2d Blue EST £ 140  
 
plate 1 (FG) 4 margined fu with heavy red MX. Cat £850.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 974 1840 2d Blue EST £ 130  
 
plate 1 (TG) 4 margined fu with black MX cancel. SG 5. Cat £850.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 975 1840 2d Blue EST £ 100  
 
plate 1 (IB) appears 4 margined with light black MX but repaired at left. SG 5. Cat £900.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 976 1840 2d Blue EST £ 900  
 
plate 1 (PB) wmk inverted 4 margined with neat red MX cancel. SG Spec D55a. Cat £6000.
 
  QTY 1    

  LOT 977 1840 2d Blue EST £ 200  
 
plate 2 (JD) vfu 4 margined with red MX cancel. SG Spec DS 8f. Cat £1750.
 
  QTY 1    


 

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