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Great Britain & British Empire

632 lots
Lot 50603
Tonga
1828 (May 17) Entire letter from a missionary to the Wesleyan Missionary Society in London, datelined “Paramatta” (NSW), ms rate, reverse with “KINGSBRIDGE…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50604
Tonga
1892 (Nov 10) Issue collection of proofs incl. die proofs of King George I vignette with black frame, 1d in black (pair), grey-black and brown; 2d in lake,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50605
Tonga
1892 (Feb 23) OHMS envelope with 1891 4d on 1d strip of three and 8d on 2d pair tied by Nukualofa duplex cancels, sent to the USA with German PO Apia (Samoa)…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50606
Tonga
1892 (Dec 1) OHTMS envelope with 1892 6d yellow-orange pair tied by Nukualofa duplex cancel, sent registered to the USA with Nukualofa violet registered…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50607
Tonga
1894 (Nov 12) 4d Registered envelope (H&G 6) to Sydney with 1894 2 1/2d on 8d tied by Nukualofa cds, reverse with arrival cds, some toning, fine single…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 50608
Tonga
1895 Issue 7 1/2 on 2 1/2d complete mint pane of 24, showing the four listed constant varieties, usual interleaving adherence to reverse, an exhibition…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50609
Tonga
1895 (Jul-Sep) Issue selection on page incl. 1d mint, 2 1/2d used pair with one showing stop after POSTAGE, 5d unused block of four perf.12×11 and single…
Estimate: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 50610
Tonga
1895-96, Correspondence of 9 covers from/to George Washington Shill, a Mormon missionary, one sent from Nukualofa to Haapai with 1895 2 1/2d rose (overpaying)…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50611
Tonga
1897 Issue group of listed constant varieties incl. 1d mint with inv. wmk, both types of the 2d mint, 2 1/2d mint nh top right corner marginal vert. pair…
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
Lot 50612
Tonga
1899 Royal Wedding issue selection incl. three overprint essays (one with cert. RPS, all showing why the Government Gazette didn’t get the job to do the…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 50613
Tonga
1901 (Apr 25) Registered envelope to Germany with 1897 4d tied by “VAVAU” barred oval with Vavau double circle despatch below, Auckland and London bs,…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50614
Tonga
1901 (Aug 27) OHTMS envelope sent from Keppel’s Island to Nukualofa with cds at top right, reverse with 15 Sep 01 arrival, seemingly re-used and franked…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50615
Tonga
1901 (Oct 2) Registered envelope (H&G 7) to Germany with 1897 2d and 3d tied by Vavau barred ovals with double circle despatch adjacent, Apia and Hamburg…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50616
Tonga
1902 (Jan 2) Registered envelope to Germany with 1897 2 1/2d pair cancelled by HAAPAI cds, ms “1” making this the first registered letter of the year,…
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 50617
Tonga
1912 (May 26) Registered envelope (H&G C16) to Fiji with 1897 2d pair tied by Nukualofa cds, with “REGISTERED AT / No 321 / NUKUALOFA” oval cachet and…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50618
Tonga
1893 G.F.B. mint set (8d & 1s unused, 1s toned) and 1893 Surcharge mint set (1/2d and 10d unused, 7 1/2d unused with some red ink), plus 7 1/2d with double…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50619
Tonga
COLLECTIONS: 1886-1982, Mint collection in 2 Scott printed albums, a good deal of completion from the first set onwards, noted 1891 1d “2 star” perf.12×11…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50620
Tonga
COLLECTIONS: 1938-64, AIRMAILS collection of 20 covers incl. incoming and outgoing, with first flights incl. 1939 first flight to New Zealand by “Aotearoa”,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50621
South Africa » Transvaal
1884 1d Colour trials on imperforate, ungummed wove paper in marginal blocks of four in green, brown-grey, grey, bistre, pale bistre and bright yellow,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50622
South Africa » Transvaal
1893 Issue specialised study on album pages, looking at the overprint settings and varieties, with many multiples, mislpaced surcharges, broken letters,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50623
South Africa » Transvaal
1902 & 1903 Wmk Crown CA sets to £1, mint og (a few with large hinge remainders), mostly fine (SG £664)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 50624
Trinidad and Tobago » Trinidad
1847 “Lady McLeod” (5c) blue used, with faults and repairs incl. added right margin and painting in, a presentable example of a very rare stamp, recorded…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50625
Trinidad and Tobago » Trinidad
1871 (Jul 25) Envelope to England with three 1863-80 4d on obverse and block of six 1863-80 1d carmine on reverse (small crease at lower left), tied by…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50626
Trinidad and Tobago » Trinidad
1882 & 1883 Pair of covers, the 1882 env. to France with multiple franking incl. bisect paying 4d rate, some soiling, and homemade printed matter wrapper…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50627
Trinidad and Tobago
COLLECTIONS: 1851-1982, Mint & used collection in a Scott printed album, with a range of Britannias, filled page of Tobago incl. 1879 1s & 5s mint, 1882-84…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50628
Turks and Caicos Islands
COLLECTIONS: 1867-1990, Mostly mint collection in a Scott printed album, with a small range of the early issues with better incl. 1881 1s mint and 1882-85…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50629
Turks and Caicos Islands
COLLECTIONS: 1896-1963, Selection of 37 covers & cards including some fascinating QV mixed issue frankings, registered covers, official sending, etc.
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50630
British Virgin Islands
1867 4d Imperforate proofs on card, in mauve, dull orange, green and pale green, also a large margined example of dull orange, fine and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50631
British Virgin Islands
1867 1s Crimson frame, scarce printing on bluish-grey paper with perforations reset to provide larger marginal stamps, unused, without gum as normal, slight…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 50632
British Virgin Islands
COLLECTIONS: 1866-1969, Mint & used collection on Scott pages, with a range of mint & used Virgins, seemingly complete mint from 1899 onwards, War Tax…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50633
Zanzibar » The Zanzibar Post Office (1895-1964)
1927 (Jan 4) First Experimental flight from Kisumu to Jinja, Khartoum and Cairo, franked 1c pair, 3c single and 10c block of four all tied Zanzibar cds…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50634
South Africa » Zululand
COLLECTIONS: 1888-96, Mint & used specialised collection in a stock book and album pages incl. 1888-93 Jubilees incl. Specimen set, used pairs and blocks…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP