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Great Britain Postal History continued...

SHIP LETTERS continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1402   imageSWEDEN/NORWAY BY STEAMER MARKS; Trio with 7 Nov. 1879 and Oct 1887 10öre PC (small faults) to Sunderland or London cancelled on arrival by Hull duplex with fine "SWEDEN/BY.STEAMER" UDC on front.and Sep. 1888 10öre Norway PC to Ireland similarly cancelled on arrival by a Hull duplex and with mostly fine "NORWAY/BY.STEAMER" UDC on front. Very scarce. (3 cards) Cross Reference: YORKSHIRE, SWEDEN, POSTAL STATIONERY, NORWAY (Image)

Starting at £ 190

Currently...£190.00
Currently...USD 201.40
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1403   imageEXETER - RARE OVAL "Ship Letter/[Crown]/EXETER" ON U.S. COVER WITH CONTENTS REF. BLOCKADE, ETC.; 3 May 1806 EL (minor toning) from "New York" to Manchester endorsed "Pr. [Ship] Otis [by] London" but having a mainly very fine (for this) rare oval-framed "Ship Letter/[Crown]/EXETER" on the front of which very few examples - almost always much poorer strikes than this - have been recorded. There is a also a v. fine red London Inspector's Crown cancelling a "1/2" rate that was changed to "2/4" (2 sheets) and then "2/8". The interesting contents concern the cotton trade and include; "I now enclose you a Government Bill for £500... endorsed by Messrs. Burns' John Jacob Astor... His private property is said to be worth not less than $500,000... I have examined the letters which are...suspected to have been opened but cannot perceive that they were...there are two frigates off the harbour which fired and killed a man on board of a coasting sloop a few days ago...". It seems that the British Navy was blockading some US ports following Napoleon's 1806 Blockade, rare and interesting.Cross Reference: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, MILITARY - NAPOLEONIC WAR, DEVON (Image)

Starting at £ 340

Currently...£340.00
Currently...USD 360.40
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1404   imagePLYMOUTH - GROUP INC. "SHIP-LRE", STEP-TYPES & cds - EX PHILIPPINES, INDIA, VICTORIA, ETC.; c.1780 front to London/Durham with "PLYMOUTH/SHIP-LRE" (faults), 1839 EL ex Calcutta (fine red boxed "CALCUTTA.G.P.O./SHIP LETTER" ds on flap beside 11 May 1840 London cds) to Halifax (Yorks.) "Per Wanderer" with red boxed step-type "PLYMOUTH/SHIP LETTER" (stain) on the front, 1844 E from "Manilla" to London with black framed step-type "SHIP LETTER/PLYMOUTH" on the reverse, and 28 Feb. 1857 env. ex Melbourne to London "P. Istanboul" with Victoria 6d orange (2; faults) tied by "1" Numeral having a very fine scarce blue-black "PLYMOUTH/B/SHIP-LETTER" cds (filing fold) on the flap. (4 items)Cross Reference: PHILIPPINES, INDIA, VICTORIA, DEVON (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£95.00
Currently...USD 100.70
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
RAILWAY MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1405   imageTALYLLYN RAILWAY- THE MAGNIFICENT TWO FOLDER PRESENTATION COLLECTION:1957-2015 The collection of Talyllyn railway related items inc. a good number of miniature sheets, special envelopes, 1969 & 1960 imperforate progressive colour proofs and publicity labels inc. examples on cover. An exceptional display. (190 items inc. 75 covers) (Image)

Starting at £ 130

Currently...£140.00
Currently...USD 148.40
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS & COVERS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1406   imageTHE FURNESS RAILWAYS, & ORS GROUP - env. endorsed 'Immediate' and below 'From Ulverstone p Railway 1.45pm Dec 7 60' to Lancaster franked solely with large green rail label on the back showing '6'd paid, scarce early example. Also 1859-65 covers (2) & a piece franked with 1d reds and each a ringed "L.C./R." of the Lancaster Carlisle Railway nearby; and 1845 local Lancaster E poorly addressed so missorted to London where returned, franked two margin 1d red tied 436 numeral plus red ringed "M/NR" of Grand Northern Railway. (5)Cross Reference: LANCASHIRE, MISSENT MAIL, EXPRESS (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 106.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
1407   image19th CENTURY GROUP; Range with 1816 EL to Botzen (Bolzano) ex London endorsed 'Patterns' and 'by way of Holland' with "REGISTERED" ds and "ANGLETERRE/PAR CALAIS" hs on front, 1837 EL to Leghorn ex London with circular "ANGLETERRE/PAR/CALAIS" hs on front, 1843 EL to Liege ex London with London and Calais ds on front and prepaid '10'(d), 16 Dec. 1858 EL to Lima franked 1/- pair with Mansfield and London cds on rear, 6 Dec. 1858 env. to Rome ex London franked 6d, 4d & 1d. (5 covers) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, PRINTED MATTER BY POST, AUSTRIA, ITALIAN STATES (Image)

Starting at £ 65

Currently...£70.00
Currently...USD 74.20
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1408   image1850-90 MIXED DESTINATIONS - inc. 1850 EL to Cadiz paid '2/2' cash with London cds on the front & large red "13½R" applied on arrival; May 1857 El to Australia with 6d lilac plate 1 tied indistinct Irish numeral, LOUGHREA cds on the flap; 1858/66 pair env./E to Bremen or Hamburgh paid '8' cash or 1d red + 6d lilac plate 5; and 1867/68 pair of env./EL to Naples or San Remo franked 6d lilac plate 6 single or pair. (9)Cross Reference: IRELAND PRE-1922 - POSTAL HISTORY, AUSTRALIA, ITALY, GERMAN STATES (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£110.00
Currently...USD 116.60
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1409   imageMIXED DESTINATIONS - 1852 E to NY with cut to shape 10d brown embossed and 2d blue imperf. tied by Guildford numerals, Nov. 1862 env. (faults) to India with 4d red plate 3 pair and 1d pink cut-out all tied by "CLIFTON/BRISTOL" duplexes, 1862 env. (poor) to Paris with 4d red plate 3 and "INSUFFICIENTLY/PREPAID" alongside, and Nov. 1880 E to Buenos Aires with 4d grey-brown plate 17 garter wmk tied London duplex (scarce franking, SG £1700). (4) Cross Reference: INDIA (Image)

Starting at £ 65

Currently...£70.00
Currently...USD 74.20
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1410   imageBANGALORE, INDIA: Sept. 1873 mourning env. (part flap missing) endorsed "via Southampton" franked 9d bistre (SG86) tied with partial "BRIDGEND/C/SP24/73/120" barred numeral, Sea Post Office & Bangalore cds's on back.Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, INDIA (Image)

Starting at £ 120

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 127.20
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1411   image19th CENTURY MAIL TO FRANCE; Range on annotated leaves in binder inc. inc. 1825 EL to Paris with "ELGIN/598-E" mileage mark on rear and "ANGLETERRE" hs on front, 1827 EL to Bordeaux with oval "PAID/AT/LIVERPOOL" hs prepaid '3/6'(d) and charged a further '29' decimes, 1842 EL to Cognac ex London rated '10')d0 prepaid and '24' decimes due, 9 July 1855 EL to Drome franked 2d pair tied by London numerals, 1857 EL franked 1d strip of four tied by Birmingham spoon cancels, 1857 unpaid EL to Cognac with part Edinburgh duplex on front and "8" decimes charge mark on front and other related examples. (56 covers) Cross Reference: FRANCE, SCOTLAND (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 106.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1412   imageMAIL TO USA - INMAN LINE; Small range on leaves inc. Mar./July/Sep.1860 and Mar./May 1861 EL's (all with file folds) to the same firm in Salem franked GB 1/- Green and tied by Newcastle-on-Tyne duplexes. and carried on the Edinburgh, Etna, City of Washington, Kangaroo or Vigo with all but one with a Liverpool "21/CENTS" credit mark on front plus 1872 E to NY endorsed per 'City of Chester' franked GB 3d pair and an 1858 unpaid E 'pr City of Baltimore' to NY ex Liverpool with "24"cents and "3/CENTS" hs on front. (6 covers) Cross Reference: WORLDWIDE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, ACCOUNTANCY MARKS (Image)

Starting at £ 80

Currently...£80.00
Currently...USD 84.80
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1413   imageTRANSATLANTIC MAIL TO CANADA: Packet letter franked quadruple rate with a pair of 4d rose (shade, SG65?) + pair 1/- green (SG72) all tied by fine "3L/GLASGOW/JN 2/59/159" duplexes; mourning env. franked 6d lilac tied by a fine "CHIPPENHAM/C/AU24/60/191" duplex with red "INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED" & large black "UNPAID 5" (applied Montreal) adjacent; and env. franked pair 4d rose/carmine (SG66?) tied by fine "LYMINGTON/B/MR25/64/485" duplexes endorsed "By Cunard Mail" and addressed to a "Grenadier Guard/Montreal". All very fine. (3)Cross Reference: TRANSATLANTIC MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 200

Currently...£200.00
Currently...USD 212.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1414   imageINDIA, CALCUTTA - Apr. 1854 E to Calcutta with 1841 1d red & 2d blue (3) and 10d brown pair, all cut into to more or less degree, all tied 159 Glasgow numerals, "QUEEN/STREET" local, GLASGOW octagonal ds, London cds and red framed Indian "G.P.O." all on the top flap.Cross Reference: INDIA, EMBOSSED ISSUES, 1841 1d REDS, 1841 2d BLUES (Image)

Starting at £ 180

Currently...£190.00
Currently...USD 201.40
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1415   imageITALY - MILAN - July 1853 env. (filing notes) with 2d blue plate 4 four margin pair plus cut to shape 1/- green embossed issue all tied by London numerals, red oval "PD" and CALAIS transit cds, London and MILANO cds on the back. Cross Reference: 1841 2d BLUES, ITALY, EMBOSSED ISSUES (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 106.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1416   imageNEW PLYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND: April 1886 env. (small faults) franked 6d dull-green (SG194) tied by a fine "CROYDON/C/AP1/86/958" duplex, and New Plymouth cds on back.Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, NEW ZEALAND (Image)

Starting at £ 80

Currently...£80.00
Currently...USD 84.80
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1417   imageCONSTANTINOPLE - TRIPLE FRANKING: January 1863 part EL (minor faults on back) ex Dundee endorsed "Via Marseille" franked with three 6d pale lilac on azure paper stamps (SG70a, cat. £950 used single) all tied by fine "114" square barred cancels; Dundee, London & fine red circular "BRITISH POST OFFICE/[date]/CONSTANTINOPLE" cds's on the back. Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, TURKEY (Image)

Starting at £ 200

Currently...£200.00
Currently...USD 212.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1418   image4d SURFACE PRINTED FRANKINGS TO USA; Pair with 25 Apr. 1856 reduced E to NY franked scarce strip 4d tied by London barred numeral cancels with "PAID" and "5/CENTS" hs on front and carried on the Cunard Line America, and 17 Nov. 1856 EL to NY unusually franked pair 4d + 2d (2) tied by '36' London Barred numerals with "21/CENTS" credit mark and "PAID" hs on front, carried on the Havre Line Arago and 19 Sep. 1859 mourning env. to Long Is. franked 4d strip of three tied by Staplehurst duplexes with "21/CENTS" hs on front and "PEASMARSH" thimble UDC on rear. (3 covers) Cross Reference: OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 106.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1419   imageGB 1/- SURFACE PRINTED FRANKINGS TO USA; Range with 1861 EL 'p Etna' (Inman line) to Boston ex London franked 1/- with "21/CENTS" hs on front, 1862 EL 'per Steamer Asia' to NY ex Manchester with "PAID" and "5/CENTS" hs on front, 1864 env. ex London 'via Queenstown' with stamp apparently contemporarily reperfed with "5/CENTS", "3" and framed "FORWARDED" hs on front for redirection to Boston, 1865 EL to NY ex Oswestry with "21/CENTS" hs on front, 1866 EL 'per China' to NY franked 1/- pair with "LIVERPOOL/P.L.O" cds on rear and "PAID" hs on front and other related examples. (8 covers) Cross Reference: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 120

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 127.20
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1420   imageLATER RATES TO USA; Range with 5 Sep. 1868 EL to Philadelphia franked 6d wing margin tied by St Helen's duplex, 1871 E's to NY or Philadelphia franked 3d 'p City of London' or 'p City of Washington', 2 Apr. and 5 June 1873 printed EL's franked 1d Red ex London each endorsed 'via Queenstown' and 'Per Book Post', 15 May 1873 reduced E to NY ex London franked 6d, 2d & 1d for thee treble rate and 2 Sep. 1874 env. to NY franked 1d strip of three tied by Hereford duplex. (7 items) Cross Reference: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, PRINTED MATTER, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£95.00
Currently...USD 100.70
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM
1421   imageLATE QV & KEVII PERIOD MAIL TO USA; Range with 1877 env. to Ohio ex London franked ½d Bantam (5), 1878 E 'p Str Mosel' to NY franked 2½d rosy-mauve (3 inc. a pair) tied by Southampton duplex, 1896 env. to California franked ½d vermilion tied by "BROADSTAIRS/STATION OFFICE BN.O." duplex 1901 2½d env. uprated 5d, 2d & 1½d with framed "LATE FEE 4D" and oval "R" hs on front, 1905 advert env. to NY ex Glasgow franked KEVII 2½d + ½d with framed "LATE FEE/PAID" hs on front, 1907 KEVII 2d + 1d reg. env. to NY ex London uprated with scarce 9d KEVII and a few others. (18 covers) Cross Reference: PERFINS, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, REGISTERED MAIL, POSTAL STATIONERY, QV (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 106.00
Closing..Oct-13, 03:00 AM

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