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

THE GUY BRIDGES COLLECTION OF SHROPSHIRE POSTAL HISTORY continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1541   imageSHREWSBURY 18th/19th CENTURY MISSENT MAIL; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1773 EL to Whitchurch endorsed 'Missent to' with a "SHREWS/BURY" h.s. adjacent and a "WORCES/TER" h.s. on rear, 1786 EL to Shrewsbury ex London endorsed 'Misdirected to' with a "SHREWS/BURY" h.s. adjacent and 'No Such person to be found there' also on front, 1797 EL to Shrewsbury endorsed 'Misdirected to' with a "SHREWSBURY" 'horse-shoe' h.s. and further endorsed 'Supposed Ludlow' on front, 1808 free E to Salisbury ex London endorsed 'Missent to Shrewsbury', and a few similar examples. (6 covers) Cross Reference: MISSENT MAIL, FREE MAIL, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1542   imageSHREWSBURY MILEAGE MARKS - PART 1; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1802 E to London with "SHREWSBURY/165" h.s. and London Crown and star inspectors marks all on front, 1806 E to Worthing with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. and London [apple] Free d.s. on front, 1815 printed EL to Rochdale with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on front, two strikes - a day apart - to indicate posted too late for transmission the previous day and other related examples. (50 covers) Cross Reference: INSPECTORS' MARKS, FREE MAIL, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1543   imageSHREWSBURY MILEAGE MARKS - PART 2; Range on annotated leaves inc. Oct. 1802 EL to Whitchurch with "SHREWSBURY/165" h.s. on front, Jan. 1806 EL to Ludlow with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on front, Sep. 1819 EL to Shrewsbury ex Boston with "BOLTON/203" mileage mark on front ms. deleted and redirected to Shifnal with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. also on front and other related examples. (46 covers/fronts) Cross Reference: REDIRECTED AND TURNED MAIL, FREE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1544   imageSHREWSBURY MILEAGE MARKS - PART 3; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1803 E to Ludlow with "SHREWSBURY/165" h.s. on front and rated '4'(d), 1810 EL to Market Drayton with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on front, 1819 E to Broseley with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on front and rated '6'(d) to inc. a ld local delivery fee, 1827 E to Ludlow with "SHREWSBURY/153" mileage d.s. in Yellow on rear and other similar examples. (48 items) Cross Reference: FREE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1545   imageSHREWSBURY LETTER SIGNED BY THOMAS TELFORD; 9 July 1804 EL (central file fold, toned on one side, rear fold torn) to Edinburgh rated '11'(d) with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage mark on front, the contents and signed by Thomas Telford with reference to Roads in Islay and Jura. Cross Reference: SCOTLAND, INNER HEBRIDES, ARRAN, BUTE, ETC. (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1546   imageSHREWSBURY INN RECEIPTS ETC.; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1807/c1830 accommodation, meal and horse hay & corn receipts on various printed William Leighton, Lion Inn, Turf Inn, Seven Stars Inn, or J.Bryan docket letter heads plus printed c1815 printed posters for the Lion Inn or Talbot Inn and Hotel giving Royal Mail and/or Post coaching arrangements, one used as a receipt on the reverse. (10 items) Cross Reference: COACHING (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1547   imageSHREWSBURY FRAMED MISSENT MARKS; Range on annotated leaves inc. c1809 EL to Lancaster ex Llanrwst with "MISSENT TO/SHREWSBURY" h.s. on front, 1825 free-front to Kinlet ex Broadstairs with framed "MISSENT TO/SHREWSBURY" h.s. on front and endorsed 'Bewdley' at right, 1832 EL to Kinlet ex London with framed "MISSENT TO/SHREWSBURY" h.s. on front and endorsed 'Try Bewdley' below and other related examples. (11 covers/fronts) Cross Reference: MISSENT MAIL, FREE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1548   imageSHREWSBURY 19th CENTURY PRE-STAMP MAIL; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1814 EL to Lichfield with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on front, content by Charles Darwin [1809/82] Father, 1823/34 EL's to Ludlow rated '6'(d) or '8'(d) datelined at Shrewsbury Gaol/Prison, 1828 EL to Bristol with Shrewsbury mileage d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" h.s. on rear and framed "No.24" (Walton in Gordano) and "No.46" (Portbury) Receiving House marks on front, 1832 EL to Stone with references to the Lion Inn, Messrs Tompkins & Taylor proprietor of Coaches and other related material. (15 items) Cross Reference: COACHING, CRIME & PUNISHMENT, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, PRISONS & PRISONERS (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1549   imageMISSENT TO SHREWSBURY FRAMED MARK; Pair with Aug. 1815 EL to Wales with "ELLESMERE/181" mileage mark on front and Sep. 1827 E to Moor Court (near Ludlow) ex London with framed "MISSENT TO/SHREWSBURY" h.s. on front in Black or Red, the latter believed the only example in this colour. (2 covers) Cross Reference: MISSENT MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1550   imageSHREWSBURY OVERSEAS MAIL; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1821 EL to Shrewsbury datelined at Nagpore contents ref. Cholera and Mail sent via Agents in Calcutta with framed "INDIA LETTER/PLYMOUTH" h.s. on rear, 1831 disinfection stained & slit EL to Shrewsbury ex Baden, 1845 El to Penang rated '1/-' with Shrewsbury and London d.s. on front, 1863/64 envs. to Malaga or Valencia franked 6d Lilac tied by Shrewsbury duplexes and other related and later examples. (24 covers) Cross Reference: OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, INDIA, MALAYA - STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, SHIP LETTERS (Image)

Starting at £ 160

Currently...£170.00
Currently...USD 229.50
Will close during Public Auction
1551   imageSHREWSBURY PRE-STAMP TOO LATE MAIL; Extensive range on and off annotated leaves inc. 1823 EL to Bolton Le Moors with "SHREWSBURY/165" mileage d.s. on rear - two strikes - on consecutive days to indicate received too late for transmission the previous day, 22 Sep. 1828 EL to Ludlow with "SHREWSBURY/153" single-arc d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" h.s. on rear - the earliest use of this mark believed to exist, 20 Dec. 1839 EL to Wem rated '4'(d) during the Uniform 4d Period with Shrewsbury d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" mark on rear and other similar examples. (37 covers) Cross Reference: LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, UNIFORM 4d POSTAGE PERIOD (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1552   imageSHREWSBURY FRAMED PENNY POST MARKINGS; Range on annotated leaves inc. 1835 EL to Pontesbury with Shrewsbury d.s. on rear and framed "Shrewsbury/Penny Post" on front; initially rated '1'(d) and re-rated '2d' (extra 1d) as the destination was 7 miles from Shrewsbury, 1836 printed insurance EL to London with framed "No.2" Receiving House and framed "Shrewsbury/Penny Post" h.s. on front, 1839 free E to London with framed "Shrewsbury/Penny Post" h.s. and To Pay 1d Only" h.s. on front.and other similar examples. (5 covers + 2 fronts) Cross Reference: PENNY POST MARKS, FREE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1553   imageSHREWSBURY BALANCE OF THE PRE-STAMP MAIL; Range on and off annotated leaves inc. 21 Feb. 1829 EL to Ludlow with "SHREWSBURY" single-arc d.s. on rear - the earliest example believed to exist , 1833 printed EL (ref. election of a coroner for Salop) rated '6'(d) in error as previously endorsed 'P6'(d) prepaid, 1835 free front to Thrapston endorsed 'Put in November fourteen' (i.e. the following day) however considered beyond daily limit and charged '1/8'(d), 1838 E to Barmouth with Shrewsbury d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" h.s. on rear and "CORWEN" UDC and endorsed 'Refused' on front with matched 'Returned Letter./Dead Letter-Office' E to Salop and other related examples. (68 covers/fronts) Cross Reference: RETURNED MAIL, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, FREE MAIL, POSTAGE DUE MARKS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 135.00
Will close during Public Auction
1554   imageSHREWSBURY UNIFORM 4d PERIOD FDC; 5 Dec. 1839 EL (file folds) to Dublin rated '4'(d) for the first day of the Uniform 4d Post period. Rear with a Shrewsbury double-arc d.s., framed "TOO LATE" h.s. and diamond Dublin arrival d.s. Scarce first-day-cover of this important day of postal reform. Cross Reference: UNIFORM 4d POSTAGE PERIOD, IRELAND PRE-1922 - POSTAL HISTORY, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 200

Currently...£200.00
Currently...USD 270.00
Will close during Public Auction
1555   imageSHREWSBURY UNIFORM 4d PERIOD POST; Range on leaves inc. 7 Dec. 1839 E to Cleobury Mortimer rated '4'(d) with Shrewsbury d.s. on rear, 12 Dec. 1839 EL to Dollgelly rated '4'(d) with Shrewsbury d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" h.s. on rear, 25 Dec. 1839 mourning EL to Wymondham rated '4'(d), 3 Jan. 1840 E to London endorsed 'P4'(d) to indicate prepaid postage and other similar examples. (9 covers) Cross Reference: UNIFORM 4d POSTAGE PERIOD, CHRISTMAS/RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, MOURNING COVERS (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1556   imageSHREWSBURY UNIFORM 1d POSTS; Range on annotated leaves inc. 4 Feb. 1840 EL to Wem with Shrewsbury d.s. and framed "TOO LATE" h.s. on rear and endorsed 'P1'(d), 8 Feb. 1840 env. to Salop with framed "Shrewsbury/Penny Post" and h.s. - the latest use believed to exist on front and Shrewsbury d.s. on rear and endorsed 'P1'(d), 29 June 1840 env. to Ludlow rated '2'(d) for an unpaid letter and endorsed 'not paid' at lower left, 5 Jan. 1842 OHMS EL to Salop, redirected to Oswestry and rated '1'(d), 16 Jan. 1846 env. to Montgomery with "708" b/n on front - in error and rated '2'(d) on front for an unpaid letter, 16 Apr. 1846 OHMS EL to Derwen-y-Pandy misdirected to Shrewsbury and endorsed 'Try Oswestry' on front and other related examples. (93 items) Cross Reference: UNIFORM 1d POSTAGE PERIOD, LATE FEE/TOO LATE MAIL, OFFICIAL MAIL, REDIRECTED AND TURNED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1557   imageSHREWSBURY - RARE PAIR OF 1d BLACK COVERS WITH SKELETON CDS - 7/8 Oct. 1840 EL to Ludlow or West Felton with four margin 1d Black, RE plate 1b or TL plate 6, each tied in Red; both with "SHREWSBURY/[date]/+" on or across the flap. There is believed to be only four examples of this skeleton used in Oct. 1840. (2) Cross Reference: 1840 1d BLACKS (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£130.00
Currently...USD 175.50
Will close during Public Auction
1558   imageSHREWSBURY - 1d BLACK MAY-DATE COVER - 23 May 1840 EL (reinforced split between top edge and flap) with 1d Black, CA plate 1a, just shaved at left, tied by fine Red MX, SHREWSBURY cds across the flap. SG from £2500. Cross Reference: 1840 1d BLACKS (Image)

Starting at £ 120

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 162.00
Will close during Public Auction
1559   imageSHREWSBURY - 1d BLACK MAY-DATE COVER - 19 May 1840 EL from Weston[-under-Redcastle] used locally with four margin 1d Black, JB plate 1a (filing crease), and neatly tied by MX in a lovely shade of Red, SHREWSBURY cds on the lower flap. SG from £2500. Cross Reference: 1840 1d BLACKS (Image)

Starting at £ 120

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 162.00
Will close during Public Auction
1560   imageSHREWSBURY - PAIR OF 1d BLACK COVERS - 25 June 1840 EL to London with fine four margin 1d Black, RJ plate 4, tied by neat Red MX; and 29 Aug. 1840 EL to Madeley Wood with four margin 1d Black, JC plate 5, cancelled in Red. Both with SHREWSBURY cds across/on the flap. (2) Cross Reference: 1840 1d BLACKS (Image)

Starting at £ 120

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 162.00
Will close during Public Auction

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