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GREAT BRITAIN POSTAL HISTORY continued...

Exhibitions & Congresses continued...
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
476 1912 Jubilee International Stamp Exhibition, 1d "Ideal Stamp" printed in various colours including imperf and perf blocks, printed on both sides or printed on gummed side varieties, etc (249); also picture postcards of the Ideal Stamp in various colours (10, some posted at the exhibition); examples on covers or cards posted at the exhibition (3); advertising leaflet for the "stamps", available at 1d each from H.F Johnson; and Printex Ltd advertising leaflet with illustrations of the London 1d "Ideal Stamp" and 1913 Paris Philatelic Congress 10c label. (264).

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
477 1912 Jubilee International Stamp Exhibition, press passes (2) and J.P.S Banquet Menu signed by 15 guests including Salem Claudius Bey, Baron A. de Reuterskiold, M. Giswell, F.A Bellamy, Alexander Sefi, J. Henniker Heaton, etc. (3).

Est. £150-180

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
478 1923 (Mar 21) London International Stamp Exhibition, covers to Victor Marsh posted at the exhibition, franked by pairs of P.T.P.O postal stationery cut-outs, all differing values from ½d to 1/-, unusual. (11).

Est. £120-150

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
479 British Empire Exhibition. 1925 (Oct 31) British Empire Exhibition souvenir telegram posted on the last day of the exhibition, with 1925 BEE 1d tied by the "P.O EXHIBIT GOVT. PAVILION / WEMBLEY" c.d.s, fine and scarce.

Est. £300-400

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
480 Philatelic Exhibitions and Congresses. 1890-1960 labels and cancellations on covers, the collection with many Philatelic Congress of Great Britain labels, an extensive lot in an album. (100s)

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Est. £250-350

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Express Mail
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481 1893 (Apr 25) Post Office Notice No. 17, "Express Delivery Service with France", announcing the introduction on May 1st of Express mail to and from France. Very fine, 203x333mm.

Est. £100-120

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
482 1902 Post Office pamphlet "Post Office Express Delivery Service", detailing the various services including railway letters, telephone messages and Sunday delivery. Also an 1896 2d registration envelope from Bradford to Liverpool bearing a red "POST OFFICE / EXPRESS" label. (2).

Est. £150-180

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Frees
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483 1816 Entire posted within London, signed "E. Johnson", with red octagonal framed "To be / delivered / Free", horizontal fold, otherwise very fine. Also two 1852 letters concerning a ladies collection of free franks, posted from Hereford to London. (3).

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Est. £80-100

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
484 1828 Front from Kinnety to Liverpool with scarce red oval "ABOVE / NUMBER / PRIVILEGED" of Dublin, endorsed "Too Late" and charged 2/6; and 1835 entire from Kingussie to East Sheen handstamped boxed "ABOVE WEIGHT", marked "1oz" and charged 4/8½. (2).

Est. £120-150

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Maritime Mail
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485 Paquebots. 1903-11 Picture postcards (22) and covers (3) with Paquebot handstamps of Queenstown (3), Dublin & Queenstown T.P.O (2), Plymouth (4), Liverpool (5), Southampton (9), also Mobile Box datestamps of London (2) or Southampton all clearly used in lieu of Paquebots, card from Beirut with French Levant 30c + G.B 1d tied by London F.S c.d.s, card with G.B ½d + Denmark 5ore cancelled at Harwich, Ostende-Dover c.d.s tying a G.B ½d, and Southampton M.B c.d.s, some with ships cachets, one on a silk postcard of R.M.S "Ivernia", nearly all bearing G.B KEVII stamps but one cover with Colombia 1c strip of five. An interesting lot. (30).

Est. £200-250

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
486 Paquebots. 1903-13 Picture postcards (57) and covers (14) all bearing G.B KEVII stamps, various Paquebot handstamps include Bombay - Aden Sea Post Office (2), Hong Kong, Shanghai British P.O, Havana, Albany, Singapore, Penang, Fremantle, Largs Bay, Bergen, Boston, Wellington, etc., one Aden Paquebot card also with boxed "RECEIVED BY / AUSTRIAN STEAMER / BOMBAY 19 MA 08", some items landed and treated as paquebot mail but without any Paquebot handstamp including items from Colon, Piraeus, Corfu, Rimouski, Father Point, etc., some with ships cachets. Also a c.1934 Shanghai Paquebot cover. (72).

Est. £400-500

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
487 Ireland - H&K Packet. 1904 Picture postcard of R.M.S "Ulster" posted and cancelled on the ship, only franked ½d, handstamped boxed "POSTED WITHOUT LATE FEE" and "1D" charge mark, a little edge staining but scarce. Also two cards from Europe to Ireland with H&K Packet transit datestamps, both underpaid and charged 1d. (3).

Est. £80-100

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
488 Ireland. 1903-06 Picture postcards (3) and a cover from Canada to Ireland (2) or G.B to Canada (2) all with "LONDONDERRY COLONIAL PKT" c.d.s in red (3) or black, cover with small corner fault at lower left, otherwise fine. (4).

Est. £100-120

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
489 image1908 (June 22) Picture postcard from Falmouth to Germany franked KEVII ½d pair, message reads "arrived in Falmouth after a passage of 150 days", with violet oval "Brought on Shore / at Falmouth by the / Mission Boat "Clareen" / and posted by / (Chaplain) Badger / B. & F.S.S.", very unusual and scarce. Photo on Page 72. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Ship Letters
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490 imageScotland. Pieces comprising "SHIP LETTER / BURNTISLAND" on an undated piece (the sole example recorded by Robertson); boxed "LERWICK / SHIP LETTER" and a "1" charge mark on undated piece (Rob. S2, only recorded 1857); and 1868 piece with boxed "SHIP LETTER" of Grangemouth (Rob. S3) alongside a 1d red cancelled at Falkirk. (3). Photo on Page 128. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
491 Aberdeen / Iceland. 1902 Iceland postcard franked 5aur commercially used from Reykjavik to Switzerland with boxed "SHIP LETTER" handstamp of Aberdeen, stain at left on card and part of the stamp, still an attractive card, with Carl Moller Certificate (2002).

Est. £80-100

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
492 imageBirmingham. 1910 Picture postcard of R.M.S "Baltic" to England, a New York Paquebot c.d.s (Aug 28) applied alongside the KEVII 1d (torn), which was cancelled upon arrival in England with the scarce "BIRMINGHAM / SHIP" c.d.s (Sep 5). Photo on Page 72. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
493 Bristol. 1905-06 Picture postcards from Bermuda or Jamaica both with G.B 1d cancelled at Bristol, handstamped "BRISTOL / SHIP LETTER". (2).

Est. £100-120

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494 Edinburgh / Iceland. 1890 Iceland 10aur postcard from Reykjavik to Redditch with octagonal boxed "SHIP LETTER" applied at Edinburgh, minor edge creasing and closed 1cm tear at base, otherwise fine and attractive.

Est. £80-100

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
495 imageFalmouth. 1902 Sierra Leone 1d postal stationery envelope to London cancelled "FALMOUTH / SHIP LETTER" c.d.s, light horizontal crease, otherwise fine. A very rare datestamp, only recorded in 1902 and again in 1915. Photo on Page 72. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
496 Lymington. 1775 (Oct 19) Entire letter from St. Ubes, Portugal, to London endorsed "By the Charlotte, Capt. Bebell, Q.D.C", landed at Lymington and treated as an inland letter despite the endorsement clearly showing it was received from abroad by private ship, backstamped "LYMING / TON" and a "6/NO" Bishop Mark. Upper flap cut and attached to lower flap to show the entire handstamp, otherwise very fine and unusual.

Est. £100-120

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
497 Margate. 1836 Entire letter from a Missionary's wife in Ootacamund to her children in Edinburgh "P. Madras", backstamped red boxed "INDIA LETTER / MARGATE" (In. 3), redirected with "POSTAGE / TO / EDINBURGH / NOT PAID".

Est. £80-100

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
498 Newcastle. 1904-11 Picture postcards franked G.B ½d or 1d cancelled at Newcastle, both handstamped "SHIP LETTER / NEWCASTLE ON TYNE", one with the ship letter handstamp cancelling the stamp. (2).

Est. £100-120

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
499 South Shields / Hull. 1908 Picture postcards bearing Norwegian stamps, cancelled by Tyne Dock c.d.s with "PAQUEBOT" and "SHIP LETTER / TYNE DOCK / SOUTH SHIELDS" handstamp alongside, or cancelled "PAQUEBOT / HULL" c.d.s. Also a 1904 card with Norway stamps cancelled by Bergen - Newcastle Seapost c.d.s. The Tyne Dock card a little creased at base but scarce. (3).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Coastal Steamer Cachets
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500 imageIreland. 1911 (July 12) Picture postcard of R.M.S "Princess Maud" with KEVII ½d cancelled at Larne harbour, and violet circular "LARNE & STRANRAER / MAIL STEAMER / Posted / off / Rathlin / Isle". Also an L.N.W.R postcard of the "Princess Maud", and a Larne & Stranraer Royal Mail Route official postcard with Galloway Sorting Carriage c.d.s. A scarce cachet, ex Roger Hosking Collection. (3). Photo on Page 72. (Image1)

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Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.

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