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GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS & POSTAL HISTORY continued...

OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2101   imageQV PERIOD MAIL TO SPAIN INC. RARE 'RECEIVED OPEN.....' CACHET; Quartet with 1854 EL to Cadiz ex Birmingham rated '2/2'(d), Apr. 1857 E to Madrid franked 6d (defective perfs), 2d & 1d ex London with Calais transit cds and circular "PP" on front, Jan. 1864 EL to Pto de St Maria franked 6d (defective perfs) tied by Birmingham duplex with central repaired tape applied to both sides and rare italicised "Received open and resealed/at the General Post Office" h.s. applied to rear and with Barker st Birmingham cds on rear and Mar. 1864 E to Cadiz franked 1/.- Green wing margin and tied by London EC duplex. (4 covers) Cross Reference : INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS, WARWICKSHIRE - BIRMINGHAM (Image) (Image2)

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Starting at £ 150

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2102   imageQV MAIL SWITZERLAND & ITALY - June 1854 env. (small part of top flap excised) to 'Interlachen' franked with 10d brown embossed (cut to shape) and 1d red imperf both tied by Edin. numerals and red French transit cds, boxed 'CHARLOTTE/ PLACE' and Edin. & London cds all on the back; relatively scarce 11d rate. Also 1870 E to Messina with 1/- green plate 4, 1872 E to Glarus with 3d rose and 1875 EL to Savona with 6d grey plate 14. (4) Cross Reference : SWITZERLAND, ITALY (Image)

Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £140.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2103   imageSWITZERLAND - THREE COLOUR FRANKING: Attractive Jan. 1856 E to St Gall(en) franked with 6d lilac embossed issue (shaved on two sides), 2d blue plate 5 LC14 and C6 1d red, paying 8d postage plus 1d late fee, all tied to the cover or each other by London numerals or Calais transit mark, red oval PD and blue COULON & Co cachet on the front, Lombard Street, STRASBOURG, ZURICH and ST GALLEN Marks on the back. Fine three-colour franking. Cross Reference : LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, SWITZERLAND, FORWARDING AGENTS (Image)

Starting at £ 110

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2104   imageQV MAIL TO SWITZERLAND; 19 Jan. 1861 env. to Basel franked 6d Lilac tied by London SE duplex with oval "PD"b and Calais transit cds on front and Paris & Basel cds on rear, 5 Oct. 1880 2d QV reg. env. to Zurich franked 6d (2) & 3d tied by indistinct bar cancels and representing the v.scarce sextuple 2½d rate with oval "REGISTERED/CHARING-CROSS" d.s. on front and Zurich arrival cds on rear and 1896/97 envs. with reg. labels affixed or reg. h.s. on front with 4d embossing + ½d Jubilee 3d embossing + 1½d Jubilee or 3d + 1½d embossing. (5 covers) Cross Reference : REGISTERED MAIL, POSTAL STATIONERY, Q.V. (Image)

Starting at £ 120

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2105   imageUSA - UPU PERIOD GB QV MAIL TO USA INC. REGISTERED & PRINTED MATTER; Range on leaves with 1878 1¼d PC to San Francisco, 1879 env. to Tennessee ex Oldham franked 1d Red (4) + ½d, 1884/85 envs. franked 2½d Lilac, 1885 illustrated wrapper to Massachusetts with embossed 3d QV indicia, 1890 2d reg. env. to Cleveland franked 6d + 4d ex London, 1893 2½d embossed indicia env. to Pennsylvania uprated QV 2d & 2½d, 1898 env. to NY franked 4½d with Anerely SE reg. d.s. on front and other related examples. A fine lot. (15 items) Cross Reference : TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL STATIONERY, Q.V., REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £190.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2106   imageUSA - 1849-54 1/- GREEN EMBOSSED FRANKINGS - to Philadelphia (3), NY or Richmond, 1849 part E from Belfast (one corner missing from stamp), 1851 EL/E (2) from Leeds or Liverpool (stamp damaged or creased), attractive 1854 EL from Manchester with three large margin adhesive tied by spoon cancel, and May 1857 env. with cut-to-shape stamp tied by fine Liverpool spoon. (5) Cross Reference : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, SPOONS & SIDEWAYS DUPLEXES, ETC. (Image)

Starting at £ 150

SOLD for £160.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2107   imageUSA - 1851 QUADRUPLE RATE COVER TO NEW ORLEANS - Feb. 1851 EL (faults) to New Orleans franked with four 1/- green embossed issue (various margins) cancelled with London numerals, Liverpool and NEW YORK transit marks on the front along with red '20' US accounts mark. Visually impressive despite faults. Cross Reference : LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2108   imageUSA - SCARCE SOLO 2/- BLUE DOUBLE RATE COVER - Aug. 1867 env. to 'Madison County' franked with 1867 2/- blue paying the double rate, tied by London duplex, BOSTON, MADISON and ONEIDA cds all on the front along with red ms '10' and handstruck inspector's 'hotcross bun', later marked 'unclaimed'. Scarce as the window for usage of this stamp as a solo for the double rate was only six months, after which the rate decreased. Cross Reference : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY (Image)

Starting at £ 85

SOLD for £240.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
ADVERTISING COVERS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2109   image1881-1962 ADVERTISING & ILLUSTRATED COVERS & CARDS: FDC album with the range of advertising and illustrated cards & covers inc. 1894 'Alfred Smith & Son' illustrated 2d p.stat env to France uprated with ½d vermilion tied Bath duplex, 1908 'Le Paris Tyre Company Ltd.' of Hatton Garden illustrated env to Ireland with accompanying letter abdicating responsibility for some damaged tyre covers along with original letter of complaint!, 1916 'P. J. Tisbury & Sons, Ltd' illustrated env. (flap fault at top) franked ½d tied Tisbury cds with four farm machinery illustrations (2 front & 2 back) inc. a "Patent Turnip Thinner" along with 4 pages of instructions on using their 'Patent Expanding Rakes', etc. Plus a number of stamp exhibition/congress covers, etc. (59 cards/covers + some contents) Cross Reference : EXHIBITION & SHOW CANCELLATIONS, POSTAL STATIONERY, Q.V. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £220.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2110   imageMOSTLY QV-KGV GROUP OF COVERS - good range of adverts inc. Keen's Mustard, Shaw & Sons Fishmongers and Poulterers, Walter V. Daniel Dealer in Books, Engravings etc, Longley's of Leeds Slumber Specialists, Sanderson Wallpapers, Canadian Salvation Army Overseas, Armstrong's Ammonia, Winsor & Newton art supplies, John Oakey & Sons cutlers etc, Green's Sponge Mixture, and Cook's Tours Ludgate Circus (1898 reg. env. to Leipzig with 2d late fee), etc. (49) Cross Reference : LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

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Starting at £ 110

SOLD for £240.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2111   imageEARLY PAIR OF 'ALL OVER' ADVERTISING ENVELOPES; 10 Sep. 1872 env. (defects) for 'IMPROVED LOWE'S HEAT PHOTOMETERS" to Paris franked 1d Red strip of three tied by London Sw duplexes and with Calais and oval "PD" mark on front and 6 June 1883 'GEO. COLE & CO/COMMISSION MERCHANTS" env. (one rear flap missing) used to Germany franked 2½d Blue tied by London d.s. Uncommon pair (2 covers) Cross Reference : OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS (Image)

Starting at £ 65

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
EXHIBITION & SHOW CANCELLATIONS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2112   imageSMALL GROUP of philatelic memorabilia inc. an unused card & env. for the 1890 UPP celebrations (both with faults or marks), a 1909 Manchester Postage Stamp Exhib. & Phil. Congress postcard used with a mainly fine "FEB 20/1909" show cancel (card creased), similar Manchester cancels on a posted 1890 UPP env. (in v. good condition), a 1933 Manchester Junior Philatelic Soc. invitation card with show label and cachet on reverse (plus same on piece), a 1940 UPP commemorative env. with a BOLTON cachet posted from same to Robson Lowe, plus other envs., labels & overprinted stamps for other events in Manchester during the 1950s & 1960s. (16 items). Cross Reference : LANCASHIRE - MANCHESTER (Image) (Image2)

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Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £70.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
FREE MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2113   imageORIGINAL GEORGIAN SCRAP BOOK (DATED 1829) with the collection of 300+ laid down Free Fronts, some with Postal markings incl. several Penny Posts; m/s "Missent to Leith" & m/s "Par. Pro." (Parliamentary Proceedings) noted, includes fronts signed by Palmerston and Gladstone. Cross Reference : AUTOGRAPHS (Image)

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Starting at £ 120

SOLD for £150.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2114   imageFREE FRONTS & TWO COVERS - good range of free marks and signatures 1820s-39. (c438) (Image)

Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2115   image1715 "Free"-ENDORSED COVER WITH NEWS OF TIGHTENING OF NEW FRANKING RULES + LATER FRANKED COVERS; Remarkable and Important 10 Sept. 1715 EL (overall creasing and internal faults; typed transcript) from London (oddly without Bishop Mark) to Falkirk in the form of a news report on the previous day in the House of Commons; "...Ordered [unanimously]... yt no Member do presume to frank any letter unless the whole superscription of such letter be of his own hand writing and yt he presume not to frank any publick Newspaper but such as are printed. Ordered yt no lers directed to any Member in this house be carryed free of ye duty of postage unless such Member qu [= who] actually reside at the place to qch [= which] such a letter is directed...". A further proposal to reduce official franking was timed out! The start of tightening up on franking abuse. Plus a small group of fine 1826-34 franked wrappers; 6 to Joseph Hume with eminent franking autographs identified (Marquis of "Queensberry" et al), and 7 others (inc. fine scarce "CLANE/19" and "NAVAN" mileages via Dublin). (14 covers) Cross Reference : SCOTLAND, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, IRELAND PRE-1922 - POSTAL HISTORY, AUTOGRAPHS (Image)

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Starting at £ 110

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2116   image1779-1839 GROUP OF SIX incl. ELs to Wakefield (1779), Newport Pagnell - code "C" (1788), Margate (1792), Alnwick (1806), London (1836) and printed O.H.M.S. "Secretary of State's Office" wrapper to Aberdeen (1839). A very fine group indeed. (6) (Image) (Image2)

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Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £85.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2117   imageEARLY USAGE OF RARE CROWNED OCTAGONAL "To be/delivered/Free" MARK ON COFFEE HOUSE COVER; Attractive 15 Feb. 1806 E sent locally in London to "Furnivals Inn Coffee House" endorsed "Official A.P." with a mainly fine unframed oval "Two-Penny/POST/DenonshrStQ.St" at top left and mainly very fine red crowned "To be/delivered/Free" mark at right ("10 o'Clock/F.Nn." d.s. on flap). Jay only recorded this rare mark from 1816, so this is an extremely early example, and most unusual being addressed to a Coffee House. Exhibition Quality. Cross Reference : LONDON POSTAL HISTORY (Image)

Starting at £ 95

SOLD for £360.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2118   imageRARE MILITARY FRANKED COVER TO FRANCE ENDORSED "COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S OFFICE"; 22 May 1835 EL sent “O.H.M.S.” from the “Comman[de]r in Chief’s Office” in London, with London crowned "FREE" d.s. and fair 2-ring red "ANGLETERRE PAR CALAIS/*" on the front, addressed to France (Versailles; to the widow of the well-connected British Consul in Algiers etc.); it was correctly franked by the War Office clerk (“Lindsay”) for the writer, “Lord Fitzroy Somerset” (later Lord Raglan of Crimea fame) on behalf of the British Army’s C-in-C, the Duke of Wellington. It announced that the addressee’s son (who subsequently, in 1856, married Lord Nelson’s niece, Harriet Matcham) had been appointed to an “Ensigncy in the 6th [Regiment of] Foot”. It was charged the full internal “30[decimes]” French postage on arrival with h.s. "BANLIEUE" (Suburb) on the reverse. Few letters franked to France have been recorded. [Ex Dr. Frank Bottomley.] Cross Reference : FRANCE, OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, MILITARY (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £170.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
MILITARY - GB FORCES OVERSEAS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2119   imageCRIMEA - Sep. 1855 env. (top flap missing, opened flat) to Crimea from Gt Malvern franked with scarce 2d blue plate 5 SC16 (SG20a £350) and 1855 1d red tied by 497 numerals, redirected back to 'Army & Navy Club' London; plus Jan. 1855 env. to Barnstaple marked 'England' and 'via Marseille' with the latter crossed through, having apparently been carried privately to GB where posted with 1854 1d red tied by Darlington duplex. Interesting pair. (2) Cross Reference : MILITARY - CRIMEAN WAR (Image)

Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £70.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2120   imageWWI GROUP FORCES IN FRANCE; Range inc. 1916 On Active Service printed env. to Alger with "D.35" FPO cds on front, 1916 env. to Tours with "POSTE AUX ARMEES/W" cds and "ARMEE ANGLAISE" h.s. on front, 1916 env. to Paris with framed "CORPS EXPEDITIONNAIRE BRITANNIQUE/MISSION FRANCAIS....." h.s. on front, 1916 PPC to St Etienne with "ALLIES ANGLO-FRENCH HOSPITAL...." cachet on front 1919 unfranked 'On Active Service' env. to Philadelphia with London "RECEIVED FROM H.M.SHIP/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED" and other related examples. (10 covers/cards) Cross Reference : FRANCE, MILITARY - WWI (Image)

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Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £110.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.

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