1956 lots
Lot 50000
Great Britain » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1817 Printed letter in response to an enquiry about a missing letter signed by Francis Freeling, the well known Post Office reformer, a very interesting…
Estimation: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 50001
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 12) 1d Mulready, stereo A144, VERY EARLY USAGE with clear 12MY12 1840 cds on reverse, red MC on face, very fine and scarce (SG £1’200)
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50002
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Feb 2) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A163, sent to the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, with ms « 3/11 » and « TO PAY » boxed hs, paying double the 4d ship rate and…
Estimation: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50003
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1843 (Apr 29) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A35, uprated with 1d red pl.26 NA (in at top left) both cancelled by London No.11 in MC, London and Leith…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50004
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1880 (Oct 29) Mulready facsimile from stamp dealer J. L. Lacey & Co. sent registered to Brighton with 1858-79 2d pl.15 and 1880-81 1d tied by barred obliterators,…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50005
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1908-1916, Two oil paintings and two watercolours on postcards, depicting waterfall & mountain, countryside (not sent), seaside village and a lake scene Provenance:…
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50006
Great Britain » Valentines Envelopes
1880 (Feb 13) Embossed Valentine’s embossed envelope with 1858-79 1d red pl.206 tied by Tyldsley cds, sent locally, very minor soiling, a particularly…
Estimation: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 50007
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d black pl.1a TD lower marginal showing partial inscription, fine to huge margins, red MC, slight thining and horizontal crease, attractive
Estimation: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 50008
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1b GE-GF pair on piece, just clear to large margins, normal Stonehaven MC crosses with boxed ds adjacent, fine
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50009
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Intense Black pl.1b NK, very large margins, superb used
Estimation: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 50010
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 1d Red pl.1b, 1c and 1d PB-TC block of 10 on 1841 (Jul 7) large envelope from York to Sheffield, mixed margins, tied by black MCs, cover slightly…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50011
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.2 PD showing re-cut letter square, good to large margins, crisp red MC, very fine (SG Spec AS15d)
Estimation: 200 – 240 GBP
Lot 50012
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.2 SB showing variety « shifted transfer », deep red MC, superb (SG Spec. AS15b)
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50013
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.3 IE, fine to large margins, crisp and vivid red MC, very fine
Estimation: 200 – 240 GBP
Lot 50014
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.3 PJ, just touched to fine margins, mint part og (toned), showing constant variety « small loop of P », fine and rare (SG AS20a, £19’500) Expertise:…
Estimation: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 50015
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 AC state 1, good to very good margins, crisp and central red MC, superb
Estimation: 200 – 240 GBP
Lot 50016
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d. Black pl.5 LI, large margins on all sides, very fine used Expertise: Cert. BPA (1977)
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50017
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 NC with clear to very good margins, light black MC, on very thin paper, fine
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50018
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 1d Red from black pl.5 NF, three large margins (touched at foot), mint part og and very rare as such (SG £11’000)
Estimation: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50019
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 JH with fine to large margins, crisp brownish-red MC, very fine
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50020
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.7 EI, good even margins, tied on piece by double line MC, blue pen mark at top, fine Expertise: Cert. RPS (2015) states that it is…
Estimation: 200 – 240 GBP
Lot 50021
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.7 QH, large margined, red MC, attractive
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50022
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.8 BG on blueté paper, unused, fine to large margins, fine and fresh
Estimation: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50023
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 (Apr 26) Entire sent REGISTERED to Ireland with 1d black pl.8 BG tied by black MC, with ms « Registered Letter » and « 1/-« , boxed « PAID AT / LIVERPOOL »…
Estimation: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 50024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 1d Red from black pl.8 BI, just cut into at top, tied by Calais red cds and transit straight-line, with London tombstone and Leicester cds alongside…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50025
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Intense Black pl.8 MK, good to large margins, bright vermilion MC, very fine
Estimation: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 50026
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.8 RI, good to large margins, deep orange-red MC, fine
Estimation: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50027
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
Group of 5 covers incl. 3 with 1840 1d blacks: pl.4 four margin, pl.7 touched all over, pl.9 two/three margin; and 1841 (Mar) red printing from black plate…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50028
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Blue pl.1 CK-CL (CK with constant variety) horizontal pair with bright colour, fair to very large margins, superb used, cert. Brandon (2011) (SG…
Estimation: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50029
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Pale Blue pl.1 SC-SD horizontal pair with vivid colour and large margins on all sides, very fine Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2011)
Estimation: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50030
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Blue pl.1 TL, very large margins on all sides, showing most unusual « dry print » variety, light MC, very fine
Estimation: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 50031
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Deep Full Blue pl.2 DC, large margins with true colour, black MC, very fine
Estimation: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 50032
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Deep Blue pl.2 DD, large to very large margins with true intense colour, superb used
Estimation: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 50033
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Blue pl.2 LE, fine to good margins, neat black MC, corner crease and small defect at lower right, fine appearance Expertise: Cert. Brandon (2014)
Estimation: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 50034
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Blue pl.2 QL with just touching to huge margins, on entire cancelled by neat black MC, turned inside out, readdressed and affixed with 1d red HH…
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50035
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1840 2d Blue pl.2 SG-SJ strip of four with close to very large margins, on a 1842 (Dec 8) legal-size wrapper (neatly folded down the middle) from Glasgow…
Estimation: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50036
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue
1841 (Feb 19) Lettersheet endorsed « O.H.M.S. » from the Exchequer Chambers in Edinburgh with 1840 2d blue BG, just no margin at foot, tied by black MC,…
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50037
Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1841 2d Blue pl.3 QG with London « 1 » in MC, fine to very good margins, superb and attractive (SG Spec ES11va)
Estimation: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50038
Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1841 2d Blue pl.4, four margins, with Holbeach « 370 » numeral in bright blue, clear profile, very fine and attractive (SG Spec ES14wb)
Estimation: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 50039
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-brown on blued paper, BL, unused right marginal single with good to very large margins, very fine (SG £700)
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50040
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1843 Incoming cover from the USA, redirected to Scotland with 1d red pl.36 GF, three margins, tied by London « 7 » in MC, unusual usage
Estimation: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50041
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1844 (Jan 13) Wrapper from London to Halifax with 1841 1d red, four margins, tied by clear London « 10 » in MC, despatch and arrival bs, fine (SG £1’000)
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50042
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
Plate 94 PC (Archer plate) with fine to very large margins, tied on 1850 (Sep 7) entire to Wellington by crisp blue « 29 » numeral of Ashburton, reverse…
Estimation: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 50043
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
Plate 95 GB (Archer plate) with good to large margins, tied on 1850 (Sep 29, Sunday) entire to Wellington by crisp blue « 29 » numeral of Ashburton, reverse…
Estimation: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 50044
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
Plate 107 TA (missing imprimatur position) with very good even margins, on 1841 (Jul 22) Envelope from Thirsk to London, tied by « 795 » numeral, corresponding…
Estimation: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50045
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
Plate 175 LF with just touched to very large margins, tied on cover by Scottish « 131 » numeral, Edinburgh bs, very fine and scarce (SG £1’000 off cover)
Estimation: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50046
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
Plate 176 FF with fine to huge margins, tied on mourning envelope by London « 73 » duplex, very fine and rare, cert. Brandon (2008) (SG £2’900 for single…
Estimation: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50047
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1852 Incoming stampless envelope from the USA « per steamer Northern & New York », redirected from with an 1841 1d red (2 margins) cancelled by « 61 » numeral,…
Estimation: 70 – 80 GBP
Lot 50048
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
TREASURY ROULETTE: 1d Red-Brown pl.152 OB with « Treasury Roulette » perforation on three sides tied on 1853 (Nov 30) envelope along with normal 1d pl.164…
Estimation: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 50049
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1854 (Mar 16) Envelope with 1d red QD & QE TREASURY ROULETTES tied by « 405 » numeral of Ipswich, reverse with Hintlesham UDC, Ipswich, London, Edinburgh…
Estimation: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP