Lot 51183 – Ireland » Collections

1749-1972, Postal history collection in four album-size cases, with pre-stamp through to airmails

1749-1972, Postal history collection in four album-size cases, with pre-stamp with Bishop marks, 1782 cover with “FREE” hs, s/l hs incl Kinsale, Borkane, “IRELAND” (44mm and 77mm), Belfast, Bray, mileage marks (many good strikes, a few fronts) incl. Rathcormac, Six M Br, Dromore, Dungarvan, Glenarm, Kells, Doneraile, Killysandra, Milltown, Blesington, Listowel, etc., Late Fee hs incl. “CORK / TOO LATE”, Free hs incl. nice “Mermaid” on front, “FREE / D”, handstruck uniform penny post “1” hs, “PAID AT” hs incl. Listowell, Galway, Athlone, etc., scalloped Sunday Mail ds, Penny Post hs, 1d Mulready from Bray, “Lord Holland” facsimile, 5 penny black covers, 15 imperf. penny red covers incl. distinctive MCs, Spoons incl. Limerick, Mullingar, Ballinar, Roscrea, Belfast, Cork (green & black), Drogheda, Wexford, Enniskillen, couple of pages with stamps, and last box with mostly KGV stationery but also KGV 1d on cover with Dublin temporary roller cancel after the 1916 uprising and a British censored cover to Liverpool, incl. registered, airmails, maritime mail, etc., a lovely old-time collection with some interesting items (250+)

Estimate 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 17:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 900