2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

101 lots
Lot 31871
Montserrat
1769 Entire sent by private ship to a wine merchant in Madeira, endorsed “To be delivered by Capt Mansfield” with ms notation on inner sideflap: “Copy…
Estimate: 480 – 800 GBP
Lot 31872
Montserrat
1774 Entire to Scotland with ms notation on inner sideflap: “Montserrat 4 Mar 1774 / Arch. Trotter”, with message inside reading “I am in hope that you…
Estimate: 400 – 560 GBP
Lot 31873
Montserrat
1777 Entire sent by private ship to a wine merchant in Madeira, datelined internally at end of message “Montserrat / July 13th 1777”, with message talking…
Estimate: 320 – 480 GBP
Lot 31874
Montserrat
1779 Entire to “Jamaica Coffee House” in London datelined “Montserrat July 30th 1779”, “bishop” arrival ds, “DEAL / SHIP LRE” hs and ms “7” rate, fine
Estimate: 320 – 480 GBP
Lot 31875
Montserrat
1789 & 1792 Pair of entires to a wine merchant in Madeira, both datelined “Montserrat”, one endorsed “By Capt. L”, both carried by favour, and both complaining…
Estimate: 320 – 480 GBP
Lot 31876
Montserrat
1790 (Mar 22) Entire to London with “Montserrat” straight line hs (type N1), sent by local schooner to Antigua (with ms “2d” rate) to catch the UK Packet…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’600 GBP
Lot 31877
Montserrat
1791 (Apr 21) Entire to London with “Montserrat” straight line hs (type N1), ms 1s rate, arrival bs, some soiling, scarce with only 22 recorded by Britnor
Estimate: 560 – 800 GBP
Lot 31878
Montserrat
1791 (Jun 28) Entire to wine merchants in London with “Montserrat” straight line hs (type N1), rated “1s”, crossed out and stamped with “Crown” inspector’s…
Estimate: 720 – 960 GBP
Lot 31879
Montserrat
1793 (Jun 6) Entire to London endorsed “favoured by Capt McNamara”, carried privately to Portsmouth with “PORTSMOUTH / SHIP-LRE” hs and ms “5” rate from…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31880
Montserrat
1796 (Jul 14) Entire to London with “MONTSERRAT” straight line hs (type N1), ms “1/-” rate, arrival bs, a fine and late usage of this hs with only 22 recorded…
Estimate: 800 – 1’120 GBP
Lot 31881
Montserrat
1808 (May 14) Entire to London with faint example of the very rare “MONTSERRAT” horse-shoe ds (type C1), rated “2/”, arrival bs, one of only seven examples…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 31882
Montserrat
1816 (Aug 16) Entire to London with ms rate “2/2” with arrival bs, sent during a period (1810-36) where no Montserrat markings were applied, with message…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31883
Montserrat
1821 (Aug 12) Entire to London with ms rate “6/6” erased and corrected to “4/4”, datelined “Montserrat” inside, sent during a period (1810-36) where no…
Estimate: 240 – 320 GBP
Lot 31884
Montserrat
1828 (Mar 7) Entire to London with ms rate “1/2”, sent during a period (1810-36) where no Montserrat markings were applied, datelined “Montserrat” inside,…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31885
Montserrat
1833 & 1835 Pair of covers to London with ms rate “2/2”, sent during a period (1810-36) where no Montserrat markings were applied, one entire datelined…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31886
Montserrat
1834 (Jul 10) Entire to London with ms rate “2/2” erased and corrected to 4/4, sent during a period (1810-36) where no Montserrat markings were applied,…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31887
Montserrat
1836 (Sep 27) Wrapper to the Wesleyan Mission in London with the very rare “MONTSERRAT” fleuron cds (type C2) on reverse, rated “2/2”, arrival bs, very…
Estimate: 1’440 – 1’760 GBP
Lot 31888
Montserrat
1841 (Jan 23) Entire to London with “MONTSERRAT” large “trolley wheel” cds (type C3), rated “2/” with arrival bs, fine and scarce, with only 16 of these…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 31889
Montserrat
1844 Pair of covers to London rated 2s and 1s, the first an entire (toned) datelined “Montserrat” and the second a wrapper to the Wesleyan Mission with…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31890
Montserrat
1845 (Oct 27) Entire to London with “MONTSERRAT” large “trolley wheel” cds (type C3), rated “2/” with arrival bs, minor restoration inside, rare with only…
Estimate: 720 – 960 GBP
Lot 31891
Montserrat
1850 (Mar 16) Entire to St. Kitts, datelined “Montserrat”, endorsed “per Steamer”, carried privately with no postal markings, very fine and scarce inter-Caribbean…
Estimate: 240 – 400 GBP
Lot 31892
Montserrat
1851 (Jul 16) Wrapper to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in London, reverse with despatch “MONTSERRAT” small “trolley wheel”…
Estimate: 400 – 560 GBP
Lot 31893
Montserrat
1852 (Aug 13) Entire to London with despatch “MONTSERRAT” small “trolley wheel” cds (type C4) and rated “1/-” on front, reverse with London arrival ds,…
Estimate: 560 – 720 GBP
Lot 31894
Montserrat
1852 (Dec 18) Entire to London with reverse showing despatch “MONTSERRAT” small “trolley wheel” cds (type C4), rated “1/-” on front, London arrival bs,…
Estimate: 320 – 480 GBP
Lot 31895
Montserrat
1857 GB 1d Rose-Red pair with two neat “A08” numerals (type O1), fine and rare GB used abroad, cert. RPS (1935)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 31896
Montserrat
1859 (Jul 2) Front and backflap with GB 6d lilac cancelled by crisp “A08” numeral (type O1), tied by receipt notation, with corresponding despatch bs,…
Estimate: 5’600 – 7’200 GBP
Lot 31897
Montserrat
1860 (Sep 3) Wrapper to London with a crisp “PAID / AT / MONTSERRAT” crown circle (type P2) with ms “1d” local rate erased due to pre-payment in cash and…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’600 GBP
Lot 31898
Montserrat
1873 (Dec 29) Envelope to the UK with “MONTSERRAT / PAID” cds (type P3) in red, with ms “4” erased and corrected with “1/”, reverse with arrival cds, minor…
Estimate: 960 – 1’280 GBP
Lot 31899
Montserrat
1876 (May 15) Envelope to Barbados with “MONTSERRAT / PAID” cds (type P3) in reddish brown, with ms “4” and arrival cds adjacent, minor cover faults, rare…
Estimate: 640 – 800 GBP
Lot 31900
Montserrat
1882 (Sep 26) Envelope to London with four 1876-83 1d red cancelled by “A08” numerals with despatch cds adjacent, arrival bs, cover toned, a rare first…
Estimate: 3’200 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 31901
Montserrat
1883 (Dec 15) Envelope to St. Kitts with a neat “PAID / AT / MONTSERRAT” crown circle (type P2) with ms “2 1/2” UPU rate, despatch and arrival cds adjacent,…
Estimate: 3’200 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 31902
Montserrat
1883 & 1886 Pair of incoming covers with GB frankings, one 1882 4d pl.18 and other 1883-84 4d green, both with Montserrat arrival cds below, trivial cover…
Estimate: 240 – 320 GBP
Lot 31903
Montserrat
1883 (Nov 14) Envelope to St. Kitts endorsed “Book Post” with 1883 1d vertically bisected and tied by “A08” numeral, with despatch and arrival cds adjacent,…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 31904
Montserrat
1884 (Apr 26) Envelope to Dominica endorsed “Price Current” with unofficial “1/2” on 1883 1d vertically bisected pair cancelled by light “A08” numeral,…
Estimate: 240 – 320 GBP
Lot 31905
Montserrat
1884 (Apr 26) Envelope to Dominica endorsed “Price Current” with unofficial “1/2” on 1883 1d vertically bisected and tied by “A08” numeral, with despatch…
Estimate: 240 – 320 GBP
Lot 31906
Montserrat
1884 (May 10) 1 1/2d Postal stationery card (1879 first issue) sent to the UK cancelled by “A08” numeral with Montserrat / Paid cds adjacent, toned, scarce…
Estimate: 240 – 320 GBP
Lot 31907
Montserrat
1884 (Nov 26) Envelope to the UK with TWELVE 1883 1d cancelled by “A08” numerals, despatch cds below, Birmingham arrival bs, missing backflap and other…
Estimate: 6’400 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 31908
Montserrat
1886 (Jul 23) Envelope to England with black “PAID / AT / MONTSERRAT” crown circle (type P2, enhanced with pencil), despatch cds adjacent, reverse arrival…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’600 GBP
Lot 31909
Montserrat
1891 & 1894 Pair of 2 1/2d Leeward Islands postal stationery envelopes to the USA, different sizes, one cancelled by “A08” numeral other by cds, fine pair
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31910
Montserrat
1900 Pair of covers to the USA with Leeward Islands frankings, first with strip of five 1/2d and other 1d pink postal stationery envelope with three 1/2d,…
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31911
Montserrat
1900 (Oct 16) Envelope sent registered to the USA with Leeward Islands 1890 1/2d (3) and 1d (3) cancelled by Montserrat cds with large “REGISTERED” hs…
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31912
Montserrat
1902 (Oct 8) Leeward Islands 1/2d newspaper wrapper to Costa Rica, uprated with Leewards 1891 1d tied by Montserrat cds, fine, unusual destination
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31913
Montserrat
1904 & 1908 Pair of 1d newspaper wrappers to Germany, one with 21.5mm (type D5) Montserrat cds and other with 24mm cds (type D7), very fine
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 31914
Montserrat
1904 (May 2) 1d Postal stationery card (1903 issue) sent from SMS Falke during its tour of the British and French Caribbean islands inspecting the military…
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31915
Montserrat
1905 & 1907 Pair of 2 1/2d postal stationery envelopes, one to the Netherlands and the other to Germany, arrival backstamps, minor foxing, fine
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP
Lot 31916
Montserrat
1905 (Jun 15) OHMS envelope from the Treasury sent registered to Germany with 1904-08 1d green strip of four and 2 singles on front and uncancelled pair…
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31917
Montserrat
1905 (Jul 12) Leeward Islands 1/2d newspaper wrapper from Montserrat to Switzerland, plus Leeward 1d newspaper wrapper front sent locally in Montserrat,…
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31918
Montserrat
1906 (May 23) Envelope sent registered to Germany with mixed Leeward and Montserrat franking, reverse with St. Patrick’s Catholic Church cachet, Barbados,…
Estimate: 20 – 40 GBP
Lot 31919
Montserrat
1907 (Apr 10) 1d postal stationery card cut out affixed to envelope to London, cancelled by Montserrat cds, arrival bs, very fine and unusual
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 31920
Montserrat
1908 Pair of Leeward Islands postal stationery items; KEVII 2 1/2d envelope to Germany and 1/2d postcard to St. Kitts, fine
Estimate: 80 – 160 GBP