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GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS & POSTAL HISTORY continued...

GB MIXED POSTAL HISTORY continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2181   imageACCUMULATION in 2 albums and a stockbook of covers and postmarks on piece inc. an early E from Bracebridge to Horncastle with a fine "8/OC" Bishop's mark, an 1815 EL with a "NOTTINGHAM/124" mileage mark endorsed "...inclosing [sic] latter part 20 £ note", plus PPCs with various Nottingham postmarks, an album containing mainly pre-stamp ELs, Es & envs. from a variety of locations with various part name stamps & rate markings, and a 16 page stockbook full of 1950s-70s slogan postmarks. Varying quality but generally in good condition. Viewing recommended. (c. 160 covers + slogans) Cross Reference : NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (Image)

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Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £70.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2182   imageQV & KEVII MIXTURE INC. INSTRUCTIONALS, TAXED, OFFICIAL MAIL; Range with large 1868 env. to Hitchin franked 1d Red ex Luton with elaborate Valentine enclosed, 1869 mourning env. to Ilfracombe franked 1d Red ex London redirected to Bath and then Bristol, 1869 official Returned Paid Letter env. redirected within London, 1877 env. to Liverpool franked 1d Red (Pl. 168 & 186), 1877 local env. to London franked 1d with circular "1D" and framed "More to pay/above '1' oz/WC" h.s. on front, 1882 embossed decorative env. used locally franked 1d Lilac and tied by Todmorden duplex, 1883 env. to the steamship Para at Plymouth franked 1d Lilac tied by South Sea BO duplex, 1903 printed official env. to France with London EC Official Paid cds and oval "POST OFFICE/MONEY ORDER OFFICE" cachet on front, 1905 PPC to Morecombe franked KEVII ½d tied by Douglas cds and 1905/08 PPC franked KEVII ½d with framed Contrary to Regulations marks on front. (10 covers/cards) Cross Reference : LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, MOURNING ENVELOPES, REDIRECTED MAIL, ISLE OF MAN POSTAL HISTORY (Image)

Starting at £ 150

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
ENGLISH COUNTIES MIXED POSTAL HISTORY
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2183   imageBIRMINGHAM/WARWICKSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE & LEICESTERSHIRE - stampless group inc. 1818 E to London with West Bromwich 'PP1d/PAID', 1828 EL to London with blue 'Warwick/Penny Post' on the front, 1832 pair of ELs to Market Harboro. or Ashby de la Zouche with red or black framed 'PAID/AT'/LEICESTER' on the front, 1833 EL to Birmingham with Leamington TOO LATE on the front, 1835 trio of covers with LEICESTER cds and octagonal TOO/LATE, and 1839 EL to London with red 'GO/P.P./UPd' on the front. (30) Cross Reference : WARWICKSHIRE - BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, LEICESTERSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE (Image)

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Starting at £ 95

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Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2184   imageBRISTOL, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET/BATH & WILTSHIRE - stampless group inc. 1823 EL with unlisted red boxed 'PAID/BATH' on the front, 1832 EL to Thornbury with very fine oval 'No 1' of Clifton on the front and BRISTOL ds on the flap, 1830/33 EL (2) to Chard one with unboxed 'No 1' on the front and both with 'WELLINGTON SOMST' on the back, 1830/33 EL (2) to Sherborne or Oakley with BLANDFORD cds and Penny Post marks, and 1841 EL to Edin. from Bath paid 4d in cash. Plus small Welsh group (5) inc. c1766 E to London with 'HAVERFORD/WEST' [VE damaged] & Bishop's mark receiver and 1799 E with LLANDILO horseshoe. (45) Cross Reference : WELSH POSTAL HISTORY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET, WILTSHIRE (Image)

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Starting at £ 190

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2185   imageCAMBRIDGESHIRE, HUNTINGDON, NORFOLK & LINCOLNSHIRE - stampless group inc. 1800 EL from Brampton to London with HUNTINGDON on the front, 1822 pair of Es to Spilsby or Lincoln with red or black SLEAFORD/117 mileage marks, 1829 EL to Lynn with boxed 'No 1' and faint PETERBOROUGH/PENNY POST' on the front. (39) Cross Reference : CAMBRIDGESHIRE, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, LINCOLNSHIRE, NORFOLK (Image)

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Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £190.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2186   imageCORNWALL, DORSET, HAMPSHIRE & DEVON/PLYMOUTH - stampless group inc. 1819 E to London with TREGONY on the flap, 1836 EL with 'Christ/Church/Penny Post' on the flap and unboxed 'No 2' on the front, 1836 EL to London with 'No 6' on the front and boxed 'Whitchurch/Hants/Penny Post' on the flap, 1843 1d pink with MARCHWOOD udc (rarity GPO) on the front,; also 1839 front with 'Crawley Hants/Penny Post' (GPO). (30) Cross Reference : DEVON, DORSET, CORNWALL, HAMPSHIRE (Image)

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Starting at £ 110

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Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2187   imageCUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND & LANCASHIRE - including Liverpool and Manchester, stampless group inc. 1819 EL to Rochdale with 'BURTON K' udc on the front, 1820 E to Mytholm prepaid '6' and with red ringed 'Manr./PAID' (F rated), 1830-38 trio of Liverpool covers each with a slightly different 'TOO LATE' mark on the back, 1832 E to Worcestershire with red oval 'Too Late' (Jay 102 E) and MANCHESTER cds on the back, 1832 EL to Huddersfield with COLNE Udc on the back, 1834 EL to Watford with 'Ravenglass/Penny Post' on the front, c1841 E to Preston with 'Hawkshead/Penny Post' on the front and prepaid 'P2'. (43) Cross Reference : CUMBERLAND, LANCASHIRE, WESTMORLAND, LANCASHIRE - MANCHESTER (Image) (Image2)

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Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2188   imageKENT, HERTFORDSHIRE, ESSEX, SURREY & SUSSEX - stampless group inc. 1831 E to London with green boxed 'Guildford/Penny Post' and 'TO PAY 1d ONLY' on the front, 1838 EL to Brighton with 'Lewes/Penny Post' on the front and boxed 'No 1' on the back, 1842/44 pair of ELs to Colchester or London with DEDHAM udc (rarity GPO) on the flap, c1845 1d pink with GREAT-BADDOW udc on the back (GPO), 1849 1d pink to Woburn with LYMPSFIELD udc on the front (GPO). (44) Cross Reference : KENT, HERTFORDSHIRE, ESSEX, SURREY (Image)

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SOLD for £140.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2189   imageNOTTINGHAM, DERBYSHIRE & STAFFORDSHIRE - stampless group of covers, inc. 1800 EL to Lichfield with WIRKSWORTH s/line on the front, 1800 EL to London with STAFFORD s/line on the front, c1826 E to Huddersfield with small boxed 'LEEK/154', 1804 EL from Etruria with scarce 'UNDER LINE/NEWCASTLE' on the front, 1828 E to London with 'WALSALL/Penny Post' on the front, 1835 EL to Congleton with unboxed 'Too Late' on the back, 1838 Es (2) to Cheadle with 'Newcastle/5th Cl. Post' on the front and matching cds on the back both in orange. (33) Cross Reference : LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, STAFFORDSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE (Image)

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SOLD for £140.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2190   imageSUSSEX, KENT & SOUTH EAST, PRIME MINISTERIAL FREE FRONTS, ETC: Signatures of 4 Prime Ministers on cover (Shaftesbury) and free fronts (Liverpool, Grey & Gladstone) plus 3 different Maidstone MPs on free fronts. Also a group of 8 covers with 1841 1d red imperf. frankings to or from Lewes, Mayfield, Burwash, Uckfield, etc. (Total 15 items) Cross Reference : FREE MAIL, KENT, SUSSEX (Image)

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Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £130.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
CHESHIRE
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2191   imageSTOCKPORT - DISTINCTIVE 1790s FRAMED CLARET-RED NAMESTAMPS; c.1792 front (with part side-flaps) to Rochdale with mainly very fine rare large distinctive framed claret-red serpentine "STOCKPORT" (CH740; 1792-4 only); plus 2 Apr. 1794 EL (contents ref. a daughter's sudden elopement) ex "Heaton Norris" to London with mainly very fine rare distinctive framed claret-red "STOCKPORT" horseshoe (CH742; 1794-8 only). The latter cover also endorsed "Wills" on the flap which was the Lincoln's Inn endorsement for mail to be sent to "Will's [Coffee House]". Rare pair. (2 items) (Image)

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SOLD for £110.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2192   imageBEAUTIFUL STRIKE OF THE RARE PURPLE-RED FRAMED HORSESHOE "STOCKPORT" MARK; Very attractive 27 Dec. 1794 EL (long family letter about money, the effects of the Napoleonic War on Manchester & Liverpool, the weather & horses) to London charged "6" with a superb strike of the fancy framed horseshoe "STOCKPORT" mark (CH742), in a very appealing shade of purple-red ink, nicely placed on the front. Superb strike. (Image)

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Starting at £ 95

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
CORNWALL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2193   imageMOSTLY QV GROUP OF MAIL - inc. Mar. 1854 env. (stamp missing) with rare NORTH-HILL udc in blue on the back; Nov. 1858 env. to Launceston with rare CAWSAND udc in blue on the back; Dec. 1858 env. with rare STOKE-CLIMSLAND udc on the back; 1897 regd piece with ST GERMANS squared circle; and 1901 OHMS env. Bodmin to Wadebridge redirected to Liskeard. (12 items) (Image)

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Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2194   imageLAND'S END - A remarkable collection of PPC's of Land's End, many used with a wide range of privately applied handstamps, printed cachets & labels inc. "From the old man at the Land's End", "FIRST & LAST HOUSE/LAND'S END", "The First & Last House/In England/LANDS END", "First & Last Refreshment House, LANDS END", "FIRST AND LAST HOTEL IN ENGLAND, LANDS END", etc. A wonderful lot for the specialist. (100+). Cross Reference : THEMATICS, PICTURE POSTCARDS, MISCELLANEOUS SMALL COLLECTIONS (Image)

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SOLD for £85.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
CORNWALL - SCILLY ISLANDS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2195   imageVERY EARLY INGOING LETTER - FROM "PENRYN" TO "ST. MARY'S ISLAND, SCILLY"; 10 Sept. 1790 EL (year deduced from contents; one side-flap removed and with edge wear etc.) from "Penryn" (Cornwall) to "St. Mary's Island, Scilly" with v. fine "PENRYN" on the front, charged "4" to Penzance "to be left at Mr. Savers's" whence carried by fishing vessel to the Scillys. The contents include "Last Night's paper brought the welcome news of Capt. Goodall being promoted to Admiral of the Blue", which proves that this letter (dated only "Sept. 10th") was sent in 1790. Samuel Granston Goodall was promoted in 1790; with copy of 23 Sept.1790 'Bath Chronicle' note to that effect. One of only two ingoing covers prior to 1800 with postal marks that we have recorded (the other being dated July 1790 and from the same correspondence). Ingoing covers of any kind addressed to the Scillys prior to 1840 are very rare. Cross Reference : CORNWALL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £220.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2196   imageRARE 1d RED IMPERF. COVER WITH VERY FINE RARE ST. MARY'S MALTESE CROSS; 5 Mar. 1844 E from "Fran[ci]s Banfield" on St. Marys to Hayle (fair cds on the front) with a fine 4-margin 1d Red (TE; good to wide margins all round showing parts of next stamp at right) tied by a very fine St. Marys Maltese Cross with a very fine matching "SCILLY" cds in the opposite corner. Scilly Islands Maltese Cross covers are very rare. Exhibition Quality. [The similar 1843 cover in Cavendish's 3 Dec. 2015 auction, lot 1500, realised £806 inc. BP.] Cross Reference : 1841 1d REDS, 1840s CANCELLATIONS (Image)

Starting at £ 260

SOLD for £650.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
DERBYSHIRE
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
2197   imageABBOTSHOLME SCHOOL, ROCESTER & WINDLEY: 31 Oct.1901 postcard inscribed "The New School, Abbotsholme..." franked QV ½d blue-green with message written & signed by the schools famous founder, Dr. Cecil Reddie. Also, 17 Jan. 1903 usage of QV 1d pink env. cancelled by Rocester 'thimble' c.d.s. (School address also printed in pink to match the embossed die!), and 6 Dec. 1930 PPC with KGV 1d scarlet cancelled by Windley 'rubber' c.d.s. (3 items) (Image)

Starting at £ 14

SOLD for £36.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2198   imageALFRETON 1d BLACK COVER WITH RED 'PRE-CLOGGING' MALTESE CROSS; 1(?) Oct. 1840 E (side-flaps removed) to Nottingham with fine Plate 4 1d Black (HD; 4 close to very wide margins showing parts of frames of the two stamps on each side) tied by a mainly fine red Alfreton Maltese Cross with partly fine black "ALFRETON" cds on the lower flap. The Alfreton Maltese Cross (see Rockoff & Jackson, vol. 1, p.36) became distinctively clogged by May 1841; only two or three covers with the red Alfreton MX have been recorded. Attractive cover. Cross Reference : 1840 1d BLACKS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2199   imageASHBOURNE & MID-DERBYS. - EARLY "ASH/BORNE", RARE 1d-POST, RED "Sudbury-D", RARE UDCs, ETC.; 1772-c.1904 covers/cards/label inc. 1772 E with mainly v. fine rare "ASH/BORNE", very fine 1834 EL to Shirley charged "1[d]" local rate with v. fine "ASHBOURN" cds (contents are a fine Parliamentary Reform circular) - very few Ashbourne 1d Post covers are recorded - 27 April 1838 EL with rare fine (for this) prestamp red "Sudbury-D" across the join beside a red "UTTOXETER", 1848/55 trio of 1d Red envs. with mainly very fine scarce UDCs of HEAGE (only example known? - 1848 grey-green and 1d Red 4m with clear profile), HEANOR (only example known? - 1851 red and 4m 1d Red) or HULLAND (?only 3 known - 1855 blue), rare 1895 unstamped "BLACKWELL COLLIERY/(Under Alfreton)" Parcel Post label with fine "BLACKWELL" cds, and 2 PCs. Scarce and attractive group. (8 covers/cards + 1 label) (Image) (Image2)

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SOLD for £240.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.
2200   imageBAKEWELL + WIRKSWORTH - UNIQUE HORSESHOE MARK, m/s "WINSTER POST BAG TOO LATE", UDCs, ETC.; 25 Jan. 1800 EL to Chesterfield with mainly very fine very rare concave "BAKEWELL" Horseshoe (DY47a; the only recorded example), 27 May 1800 EL ex "Cromford" with mainly v. fine scarce "WIRKSWORTH", fine 26 Aug. 1820 EL from "Winster" charged "2" only to Duffield Bank with a mainly fine "WIRKSWORTH/139" lined mileage of the front but also endorsed on reverse "This Winster post bag too late for Post on Sunday" (unique thus), 10 Nov. [1832] EL redirected with v. fine red "BAKEWELL" UDC on the front and fine black "LEAMINGTON" UDC on flap, and 1848 E from "Foolow" to Eyam with near-4m 1d tied by fine Bakewell" 41" Numeral but also having a very fine Blue "YOULGRAVE" UDC on the flap. Very scarce and attractive group. Cross Reference : LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL (Image)

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Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £280.00
Closing..Sep-09, 01:00 PM EST.

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