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Great Britain Stamps & Postal History - Dec 2021 continued...

CHRISTMAS CARDS continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1221   imageVICTORIAN XMAS CARDS; Extensive & diverse range mostly on annotated leaves inc. 1848 Egley printed B&W design (World's 2nd Xmas card), c1868 rollerskating children design by Benjamin Sulman, 1877 gold-leaf printed design featuring fruit, flowers & child bearing a Union Jack published by Joseph Mansell, 1883 White Stokes & Allen Santa Claus silk fringed card, 1890 set of three Angelic cards produced by Hildeshmeir & Faulkner, c1900 Ernest Nister & Co printed type depicting children singing Xmas carols, range on ornamental, paper-lace & applique types one depicting a Xmas pudding with opening revealing a bird & nest, a few with paper string moving parts, Circular & shaped types - one in the form of a phonographic record that plays a Xmas message from Christopher Stone, padded silk types with floral bouquets and many others. Remarkable assembly. (c100) Cross Reference: CHRISTMAS/RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, XMAS CARDS (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6)

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Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £600.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1222   imageVICTORIAN & EARLY 20TH CENTURY XMAS CARDS; Extensive & diverse range mostly on annotated leaves inc. 1878 Marcus Ward (Belfast) label from a pack of 12 cards and similar Xmas present tags produced by Raphael Tuck (London), 1880 William Luks (London) photographic types, 1910 solid Brass 'card' on mounted velvet backing with hanging ribbon at top, 1909 dated hand-painted type depicting two cats embracing under the mistletoe, 1917 privately printed type for & signed by Lord Baden-Powell, printed animal designs by Hildesheimer & Faulkner & DLR (London) range on ornamental paper, gold-leaf decoration, paper & textile applique, heavy-card panel types, Wisette design, patented by JFB (London) many others. Remarkable assembly. (c100) Cross Reference: XMAS CARDS, ROYALTY, CHRISTMAS/RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, BOY SCOUTS (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6)

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Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £600.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1223   imageVICTORIAN XMAS GREETINGS CARDS BY POST; Small group with 24 Dec. 1877 local large env. to Birmingham franked 1d Red containing hand-drawn Xmas card, 1878/97 envs. to Portsmouth, Wolverhampton or London franked 1d Red (uncancelled) or 1d Lilac containing printed Xmas card. (8 items) Cross Reference: GREAT BRITAIN, XMAS CARDS, WARWICKSHIRE - BIRMINGHAM (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £170.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1224   imageGB 1d LILAC FRANKINGS ON XMAS MAIL; Pair with 25 Dec. 1886 red env. & matched letter expressing Xmas greetings from a child to their aunt franked 1d Lilac and tied by Ayr duplex and 24 Dec. 1886 Parcel tag to East Grinstead franked 1d Lilac tied by Shaftesbury duplex with message Times are hard, stationery rare.....(2 items) Cross Reference: SCOTLAND, XMAS CARDS, PARCEL POST COVERS/LABELS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £110.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1225   imageLONDON GPO XMAS & NEW YEAR GREETING CARDS; Pair with 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee Xmas and New Year's greetings, 1890/91 large format card unused and 1891/92 card of the same nature with a different design depicting major events of the year inc. London-Paris telephone line and Australia joining the UPU etc. (2 cards) Cross Reference: GREAT BRITAIN, EXHIBITION & SHOW CANCELLATIONS, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, XMAS CARDS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £150.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1226   imageVICTORIAN & EARLY 20TH CENTURY XMAS CARDS; Extensive & diverse range mostly on annotated leaves inc. 1880s Marcus Ward Cinderella Xmas card, 1880s paper 'lace' gate-fold Christmas greeting card with ribbon lever revealing baby in manger with angels playing music, 1889 (dated on rear) Pillar Box card with two string levers revealing postcards and envelopes and a 20/- Postal Order inside, c1890 Xmas Card depicting a Royal Mail carriage & horse with card lever revealing carriage full of mail, 1893 and 1895 Liverpool Telegraph Office Xmas/New Year cards, 1896 Central London Telegraph Office Xmas/New Year card, c1910 Raphael Tuck (London) humourous cards entitled it Pudding it Nicely and A Dead Certainty for a Merry Season depicting a shooters catch, 1912 coloured PPC to Norwich to a child care of his parents and depicting a family around a Xmas tree plus an elaborate range of fold-out three-dimensional cards depicting biblical scenes, flowers, floral bouquets birds, children, tinsel decorated etc., a New Year Calender for 1901 etc., and a small range of Valentine types. Another delightful assembly. (c70 items) Cross Reference: TELEGRAPHS, VALENTINES/GREETINGS CARDS (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Starting at £ 160

SOLD for £340.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1227   imagePOSTMASTER/POST OFFICE PRINTED XMAS GREETINGS; Trio with 1893 large format printed card 'OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER', 1893 large-format Greeting from 'Savings Bank Department/LONDON' with printed 'To' and 'From' spaces and an 1896 similar example of the previous depicting QV in her 60th Year of Reign. (3 cards) Cross Reference: LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, XMAS CARDS (Image)

Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1228   imageCONTEMPORARY HARDBOUND ALBUM with card pages used as a scrapbook (some defects) and filled with mostly fine c1900 Xmas (some New Year, Valentine & Easter) cards inc. gatefold, tinselled and 'lace' types and range of gummed paper motifs of birds, children, flowers, butterflies, cats, dogs, dolls, cherubs, angels, etc. Authentic keepsake. Cross Reference: ART AND ARTISTS, CHRISTMAS/RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £110.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1229   imageBIRKENHEAD XMAS CANCEL; Dec. 1908 PPC (Winter Forest Scene) to Lancaster franked KEVII ½d tied by fine "BIRKENHEAD/19 X 08/MAS" cancel. Scarce (Image)

Starting at £ 95

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
EXPRESS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1230   imageLONDON FOREIGN & DOMESTIC MAIL; Small group with 1918/21 envs. to London ex Milan franked Italy 24c + 30c Express with framed "EXPRES" and "FEE PAID 3D" or "EXPRESS FEE PAID 3d" h.s. on front, 1920 env. to London ex Paris franked France 50c, 5c (2) & 10c (4) with framed "EXPRESS FEE NOT PAID" h.s. on front, 1944 censored env. to Belfast ex London franked KGVI 6d + 2½d with Express label affixed and 1948/49 parcel tags (5) to Manchester with London EC1 reg. & express labels variously franked with KGVI values to 2/6d. (9 items) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL, PARCEL POST COVERS/LABELS, MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 65

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
FREE MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1231   image18th/19th CENTURY FREE MAIL; Small group with rather early June 1717 EL to Worcester ex London endorsed 'Free' at lower left without rate marks and with London Bishop mark on rear, 1769/83 EL's to Dublin or Ludlow with circular "FREE" h.s. on front and London Bishop marks on rear, 1802 EL to Farnham ex London with "FREE" apple type d.s. on front, 1824 EL to Norwich ex London endorsed 'Free' with "ABOVE/WEIGHT" h.s. on front and rated '3/8'(d), 1839 E to Devonport ex London with "POSTED AFTER/7 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT" h.s. and Crown Free d.s. on front. (6 covers) Cross Reference: LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, POSTAGE DUE MARKS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
INSPECTORS' MARKS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1232   imageRARE/VERY SCARCE GLASGOW & PIMLICO TYPES - 1843 env. to London franked with almost four margin 1d red cancelled with MX and with a strike plus part strike of the rare Glasgow "V[crown]R" inspector's mark, and Mar. 1854 env. used in London with three margin 1d red imperf tied by London District numeral and with very scarce "P.B" (Pimlico Branch) alongside as used by inspectors on missorted mail. Attractive pair. (2) Cross Reference: LANARKSHIRE - GLASGOW, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, 1841 1d REDS (Image)

Starting at £ 38

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
JUBILEE OF 1890
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1233   imageGROUP ON PAGES - inc. 1890 blue jubilee env. (2, unused and used within Leeds with "WORTLEY/LEEDS" cds), 1890 1d red Guildhall PC unused, 19 May 1890 env. used in London with 1d lilac tied by commem. 'star' cancel, blue printed front or part sheet(?) "PENNY POSTAGE/V. 1890 R./COMMEMORATION", and large 1890 Xmas/1891 New Year's greetings card unused. (8 items) Cross Reference: CHRISTMAS INCLUDING CANCELLATIONS (Image) (Image2)

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Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £70.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1234   imageLONDON TOO LATE MARKS; Range with 1831 EL to Cheadle with double-lined framed "PUT IN AFTER/7 OCLOCK AT NIGHT" h.s. on front, 1847 EL to Wolverhampton franked 1d Red with "POSTED AFTER[CROWN]/7-PM" double arc d.s. on front, 1849 EL to Brighton ex London franked 1d Red with double-ring "TO-LATE/G.P.O" UDC on front, 1866 large printed EL to Worcester franked 4d & 1d Red pair with framed "TOO LATE for/EVEng. Dispatch WC" h.s. on front, 1860 env. to Worcester franked 1d Red tied by "TOO LATE/LONDON/78" barred numeral duplex, 1860 E to Hull franked 2d with "POSTED SINCE/7 LAST NIGHT" cds on rear and others similar. (17 covers) Cross Reference: LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, POSTAGE DUE MARKS, PRINTED MATTER (Image)

Starting at £ 95

SOLD for £180.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
MILITARY - GB FORCES OVERSEAS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1235   imageMOSTLY WWI GROUP OF CENSORED ENVS. - mainly from RD Ross (later 2nd baronet) to his future wife Dorothy Ryder a few redirected from Uckfield to Eastbourne, a smaller group to GNM Bland (later UK ambassador to Netherlands; inc. 1919 env. endorsed 'for Paris Bag'), virtually all stampless. (c70)Cross Reference: MILITARY - CENSORED MAIL, MILITARY - WWI (Image)

Starting at £ 65

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
OFFICIAL MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1236   image1950s-80s COLLECTION IN TWO CARTONS - mostly in four binders. Extensive range with various imprints or cachets inc. '[crown]/EIIR' (inc. some with original letter), 'PRIME MINISTER', 'BLACK ROD/HOUSE OF LORDS', 'HOUSE OF COMMONS' (inc. 1972 env. with encl. letter from Norman Fowler MP) or 'HOUSE OF COMMONS/SPEAKER', 'CABINET OFFICE', 'FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY', 'FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE', 'PRIVY COUNCIL/OFFICE', 'SCOTTISH OFFICE/LONDON', 'LORD PRIVY SEAL', 'LORD CHAMBERLAIN' etc; recorded/special delivery (14, inc. 1975 env. to Notts taxed 18p & paid with postage due stamps), 1985 large env. with 'ARMED FORCES COURIER SERVICE' ds and 'NOT BY POST' plus red 'FCO' etiquette. Also cachet of 'BRITISH EMBASSY/AMMAN' possibly sent via diplomatic pouch, and group ex various o/seas govts mostly to GB embassies. Very interesting assembly. (800+) (Image)

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Starting at £ 160

SOLD for £220.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
1237   imagec1790-1920s COLLECTION INC. FREE FRONTS IN BINDER - good range of types inc. 1831 printed notice to Knaresborough with imprint 'TAX OFFICE', 1844 Dead Letter-Office wrapper to Worcester, 1849 OHMS EL to Banff with four margin 1d red tied by Edin. numeral, 1879 large format ledger page to Somerset House with estate detail, 1879 Jury Summons (faults) to Welshpool with 3d jubilee, etc. Free mail range (19) inc. c1790 front (fair only) with scarce "FREE/C" SG 1A/3 £150 and 1836 front to Limerick with Dublin "[crown]/FREE" ds SG 1A/41 £50. Mixed condition. (c230 Items) Cross Reference: FREE MAIL (Image)

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Starting at £ 80

SOLD for £160.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
PARCEL POST COVERS/LABELS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1238   imageLONDON OFFICES WITH STAMP FRANKINGS; Range of printed labels with QV frankings to 6d, KEVII to 6d and KGV to 7d inc. South Audley Street B.O., Paddington Green, Portland Road, Marloes Rd W, Victoria Grove W, Devonshire Street, Lee 177 High Road, Roehampton, Putney SW etc. (45) Cross Reference: LONDON POSTAL HISTORY (Image)

Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £200.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
PICTORIALS, HAND-DRAWN
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1239   imageHITLER ON 1940 PC - 30 Apr. 1940 PC used in Bedford with KGVI 1d red, the reverse headed 'Last day of penny post. Increase due to' with a fine hand-drawn caricature of Hitler. The PC rate increased to 2d the next day.Cross Reference: PICTORIAL ENVELOPES - HAND-DRAWN, MILITARY - WWII (Image)

Starting at £ 55

SOLD for £75.00
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM
PICTORIALS, PRINTED
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1240   imagec1850 TRIO OF FANCY/DECORATED ENVELOPES/LETTERSHEET TO NAPOLEONIC ADMIRAL - lettersheet dated 26 Dec. [no year] being an invitation to dinner on 29th Dec. plus two small envs. all to Admiral Edward Hawker, Wilton Street, Belgravia, apparently all hand-delivered as no postmarks. Hawker commanded ships during the Napoleonic and 1812 wars. (3)Cross Reference: MILITARY - NAPOLEONIC WAR (Image) (Image2)

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Starting at £ 95

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-02, 02:00 AM

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