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GREAT BRITAIN POSTAL HISTORY continued...

Royalty continued...
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726 Photos, Menus, ephemera, etc., comprising 1951 Royal Visit booklet of arrangements (87 pages) and Royal Train Schedule booklet (39 pages, signed by Lieut. Comd. Parker); photographs taken during the royal tour (14, ten 254x204mm) including the royal couple leaving the train at Ottawa, Lemieux working on the train (4), Lemieux and other train staff (6), the royal party and train crew in front of the train, and the royal train (four with Canadian National Railways cachets on reverse); a similar framed Photo of Lemieux receiving the 1953 Coronation medal from the Governor-General, with the medal in box of issue; menu's on cards headed with the royal arms (59, at least one from the royal train); printed Christmas cards from the Governor-General (6) and invitations to receptions (2). An interesting group. (85).

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Est. £250-300

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Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
727 Queen Elizabeth II / Duke of Edinburgh. A fine real Photo of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh mounted on card, boldly signed below "Elizabeth" and "Philip" and dated 1951, reverse of card with "Copyright Photograph by Baron, 2 Brook Street Park Lane W.1" cachet, made into a card with a cover bearing the royal arms affixed, a fine and scarce signed presentation photo.

Est. £250-300

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728 Hallmarked 9 carat gold and red enamel presentation cufflinks with "G.R" below a crown, in their leather presentation box, by Plate of London S.W, the royal arms printed on the box lid in gold. Also a silver and enamel lapel badge with crown above a maple leaf, and "A Mari Usque Ad Mare / Canada 1951". All extremely fine, the cufflinks presented by the royal party to Lemieux, very scarce and attractive. (2).

Est. £600-800

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Uniform 4d Post
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729 1839 (Dec 25) Entire from Edinburgh prepaid 4d, and an entire letter from Caracas to London by packet backstamped in London on Christmas day charged 3/1 (2/1 packet rate + 1/- inland postage from Falmouth). (2).

Est. £100-120

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ENGLISH & WELSH COUNTY POSTAL HISTORY

Channel Islands
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730 1849-1965 Covers and cards (101) with sub-office datestamps, Sark, slogans, etc., also stamps and pieces. (101+).

Est. £100-120

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731 1905-41 Picture postcards (9) and a cover including 1905 postcard with two India ½a stamps cancelled in Jersey but handstamped hexagonal "T / 10 / JE" and charged 10c in France; 1908 card posted at St. Aubin, from the territorial army camp with circular violet "MEDICAL CORPS / (Red Cross) / THE ROYAL MILITIA OF JERSEY"; 1941 stampless cover from the German Red Cross office in Paris to Jersey, etc. Also three 1905-10 Scilly Islands postcards, one from Tresco to the West African island of San Tome. (13).

Est. £100-120

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732 imageWorld War Two. 1942 Cover to Leipzig with German 10pf + 15pf cancelled by St. Peter Port datestamps, plain censor tape tied by "Obercommando der Wehrmacht / y" cachet, very unusual. Also a 1940 Red Cross envelope from Geneva to Jersey, 1941 postcard with bisected 1940 2d tied by Cobo c.d.s, and 1943 lettersheet from a Channel Islands internee in Biberach Camp. (4). Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

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Cumberland
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733 Carlisle. 1844 (June 15/22 & Aug 9) "Carlisle Patriot" newspapers all with long accounts of the preliminary proceeding and trial of John Nicholson, a clerk in the Carlisle Post Office, found guilty of stealing letters and sentenced to 10 years transportation, the last also with an account of De La Rue's production of stationery envelopes. Also lists of unclaimed letters, announcement of the birth of the Prince of Wales, reports of various murders, etc. (3).

Est. £120-150

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Hertfordshire
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734 image1644 (Sep 17) Entire letter from George Gansell in St. Albans, addressed "For the Right Honorable my very good Lord the Earl of Manchester these with my service", concerning a loan and payment of His Lordship's Regiment. Edward Montagu, Second Earl of Manchester, commanded a regiment of the Parliament army, capturing Horncastle, Lincoln, York and securing Lincolnshire, but was charged with neglect following the Second Battle of Newbury in October 1644, resigned his commission in 1645 and retired from public life in 1649, becoming Chancellor of Cambridge University. In 1660 he became a Privy Councillor and Lord Chancellor. A fine civil war period letter. Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

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735 Watford. 1790-1996 Entire letters, covers and cards (c.118) and a few pieces, the Michael Goodman collection in an album, including concave handstamp, "18" or "29" mileage marks (4), Penny Post with "No. 1" of Bushey, frees, 1839 "Cash letter", 1841 (Nov 8) skeleton backstamp in red on a 1d Mulready (faults), 1845 (Dec 13) skeleton in black, 1857 "Too Late", 1853-55 stampless covers to India (2), 1869 cover franked 4d to France, 1885 cover franked 4d to Trinidad (faults), curious 1895 postcard posted at Biggleswade and reposted at Watford three days later to the same address, 1901 Money Order with unusual c.d.s, 1904 skeleton, 1946 P.O.W card, etc. (118++).

Est. £400-500

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736 Watford District. 1825-1974 Covers and cards, the Michael Goodman collection in an album, comprising Bushey (15) with "No. 1" on Watford Penny Post letter, undated circles (3), registered P.T.P.O stationery envelopes, 1918 skeletons; Bushey Heath (22) with undated circles (8, two types), 1903 card to Paris returned to sender due to a stamp on the picture side, 1919 skeleton; Elstree (21) with "T.P / Elstree" (3) or straight line "Elstree", undated circle, "C97" numeral; Garston (3); New Watford undated circle; Hunton Bridge undated circle; Letchmore Heath (5) with undated circle, 1909 skeleton; Watford Postal School cover. (69).

Est. £300-400

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Isle of Man
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737 image1858 (Sep 2) Cover franked 1d from Sligo to Ballasalla, backstamped with a fine small "BALLASALLA ISLE OF MAN" undated circle, very scarce. Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £200-240

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Kent
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738 1840 (May 16) Entire letter from Sevenoaks to London, the 1d postage prepaid in cash, with superb red "P1", one of the more unusual UPP Paid marks, only recorded in 1840.

Est. £100-120

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Lancashire
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739 image1642 (Sep 27) Entire letter written from Clayton, addressed "To his verie loving frende Mr Edward Wilson at Nether Leavens these in Westemorland", concerning the sale of land and the payment of Michaelmas rents, with a list of places in Lancashire and Westmoreland where rents (ranging from 2/- to 26/3/6) have been paid. A fine well written letter, sent shortly after the start of the Civil War, just four days after the first Battle of Worcester. Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £200-240

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740 1668 (Dec 26) Entire letter from St. Stephen (in the Banks) addressed "For Edward Wilson Esq at Dallam Tower these". His nephew, Sir Joseph Otway, writes about the rejection of Wilson's application to the Queen's Council for a lease to Casterton Manor, a decision that evidently took a considerable time as he states it was not due to "the neglect of your sollicitude, or the calamity of the late dreadful fire" (of London, in 1666). Also a print of Edward's stately home, Dallam Tower, near Milnthorpe.

Est. £100-120

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741 c.1770-1970 Entire letters, covers and cards with prestamp, undated circles (18) and other straight line sub-office handstamps (13), many single ring and squared circle datestamps mainly on KEVII and KGV picture postcards, postage dues, etc, many Liverpool and Manchester items, an extensive lot. (c.1,000).

Est. £500-600

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742 Duplexs & Numerals. c.1844-1910 Covers and cards with duplex or numeral cancels, many on KEVII or KGV picture postcards, with many Manchester or Liverpool types. (250+).

Est. £130-160

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743 Skeletons & Rubbers. 1904-33 Picture postcards cancelled by rubbers (29) or skeletons (58), mainly fine. (87).

Est. £120-140

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London
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744 image1649 (Feb 27) Entire letter from Roger Stoughton written "from my lodging att one Mr Alliner house, a grocer in Greate St. Bartellmes London", addressed "To his very loveing friende Mr Francis Saule at his house att Penrith". A fine Commonwealth period letter to Cumberland. Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £180-220

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745 imagec.1690 Entire letter from "Ye Katharine Wheel" at Oxford, addressed "To the Lady Drax at Stanmore near Edgworth Middx, to be left att ye post house in Edgworth", charged "2" and "In all 4", reverse with fine "SE/3" Bishop Mark and "M/AFT" heart shaped (solid frame) time handstamp used in the London Penny Post. Paper faults with several small holes to the address panel and piece missing from upper right corner, an attractive example of this uncommon handstamp. Photo on Page 108. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

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746 1717 Entire letter from Southampton to London prepaid 3d, with "25/DE" Christmas day Bishop Mark on reverse and circular framed "PD", an unusual use of this handstamp on an inland letter.

Est. £100-120

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747 1750-78 Entire letters all with triangular "PAYD / PENY / POST" Dockwra type handstamps from the Temple office, manuscript receivers names, one to Rose Hill in Sussex endorsed "By Hurst Green Bag", another written by the engraver and antiquary George Vertue. (3).

Est. £120-140

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748 c.1753-1858 Prestamp and stampless entire letters and entires including Bishop Marks (9), free franks (8, also many fronts), codeless crown datestamps on mail to official addresses, Sunday datestamps, etc., the 1753 letter written from the "Dog & Gun near the Cross, Leeds" to "Long Lane near the Plume & Feathers in Southwark", another to Furnivals Inn Coffee House. (41++).

Est. £150-180

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749 1764-75 Entire letters posted within London, both to the Foundling Hospital, with fine "Dockwra" type Penny Post handstamps of Hermitage or St. Pauls. The 1764 letter concerns the girl Grace, who went out at 8a.m not returning until 11p.m in a nearly naked state; the writer is mistrustful of her running away again. The 1775 letter reports that Mrs Belcher, a lady quilter of White Gate Alley, Bishopgate St., has agreed to take in Lucretia Joy. (2).

Est. £100-120

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750 Cornhill. 1830-59 Entire letters, entires and covers with various Cornhill handstamps, including straight line, undated circle, Two Penny Post and Paid types, also an 1833 letter privately carried to India where it was put into the post, with oval "FORWARDED BY / J.M RICHARDSON / 23 / CORNHILL, LONDON". (32).

Est. £150-180

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