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Postal History, Foreign continued...

Great Britain Squared Circles continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1117 PC   imageHUTTOFT two KEVII picture postcards, one with a very fine free strike B / NO 22 / 10 and the other with a fine despatch strike - / JU 25 / 07. Attributed rarity factor 450 in the Handbook, thus rare. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$20.00
Will close during Public Auction
1118 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "H" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 457 neatly sorted covers and cards, with 51 different towns represented by one to dozens of examples, some items with RF 400 or higher were lotted separately. A close look revealed many better items such as HALSTEAD / ESSEX (2 items, RF 325), HALSTEAD / KENT (7 items, RF 275), GENSING STATION RD / HASTINGS (3 items, RF 275), HAXBY (5 items, RF 325), HAYES / MIDDX (2 items, RF 300), HEAMOOR (4 items, RF 325), HECKINGTON (5 items, RF 275), HINSTOCK (6 items, RF 300), HOCKLIFFE (4 items, RF 375), HORNCHURCH (2 items, RF 375), HUTTOFT (one partial but dated strike, RF 450), and more. We note usages, rates, destinations, errors, ERD and LRD, curiosities, etc, mostly all noted in pencil by owner. A useful and valuable collection. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (Scan l) (Scan m) (Scan n) (Scan o) (Scan p) (All Scans)

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Est $ 1,000

SOLD for C$475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1119 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of IPSWICH Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 98 covers and cards. We note rates, usages, postage due, registered, items to or from countries such as India, Columbia, Denmark, Switzerland, United States,Germany, Canada, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used at least 38 different hammers in the period between 1881 and 1913. Much better overall quality strikes than normal. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1120 PC   imageKILMINGTON a fine but smudgy and incomplete redirection strike A / FE 11 / 02 (based on other postmarks) on a picture postcard mailed from Biarritz France to Axminster and redirected to Bath. The Handbook gave this one a rarity factor of 450, and although the card has a vertical crease, still a tough hammer. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$55.00
Will close during Public Auction
1121 PC   imageKIRBY STEPHEN a very fine despatch strike A / MR 22 / 82 on a stationery card mailed to Hawkehead, with next day receiver on front. This hammer was attributed rarity factor 475 in the Handbook and this is a very fine example. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
1122 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "I" and "K" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 201 neatly sorted covers and cards from 17 different towns, represented by one to dozens of examples. Ipswich and some items with RF 400 or higher were lotted separately. We note better items such as ISLEWORTH (5 items, RF 275), KINETON (5 items, RF 225), KIRKHAM (6 items, RF 300), KIRKHAM ABBEY (11 items, RF 250), KIVETON PARK (one item, RF 350), KNOCKHOLT (5 items, RF 250), and more. We note usages, rates, indicia interest, ERD and LRD, curiosities, etc, mostly all noted in pencil by owner. Noted countries to or from such as Egypt, Portugal, Germany, Cape of Good Hope, Sweden Switzerland, USA, Italy, Canada, Western Australia, Norway, Austria, France, etc. A useful and valuable collection. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (All Scans)

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Est $ 400

SOLD for C$425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1123 PC   imageLAKENHEATH two KEVII picture postcards, each with a very fine despatch strike, A / SP 24 / 04 and A / SP 1 / 05. Attributed rarity factor 475 in the handbook. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
1124 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LEAMINGTON Squared Circle Postmarks, (and LEAMINGTON SPA), with a total of 74 covers and cards. We note rates, usages, postage due, registered, items to or from countries such as USA, Hong Kong (illustrated but damaged), Belgium, Holland, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used many different hammers and indicia in the period between 1881 and 1904. Much better overall quality strikes than normal. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1125 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LEEDS Squared Circle Postmarks, (and its offices), with a LEEDS (34 items), CHAPELTOWN RD (8 items, RF 140), HOLBECK B.O. (5 items, RF 200), HYDE PARK CORNER (7 items, RF 140), MARKET ST (2 items, RF 325), MARSH LANE B.O. (7 items, RF 140) and MARSH LANE S.O. (one item, RF 350) . We note rates, usages, to and from destinations, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of these offices. Much better overall quality strikes than normal with 64 covers or cards in all and a very nice lot. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$130.00
Will close during Public Auction
1126 CVR   imageLEEDS a fine (90%) despatch strike B 3 / 10 DE / 79 on an illustrated wrapper mailed to Seeds, with an Chapel-Alberton same day receiver on back. Quite a lovely illustration of a Typesetter at work, with several faults, including a crease on the ½d rose QV stamp (Plate 13), still a desirable item. All 1879 GB squared circle strikes are rare and as the Handbook says "are quite coveted by collectors, these being only possible to find in three offices: Leeds, Liverpool and London E.C.". (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
1127 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LEICESTER Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 128 covers and cards. We note rates, usages, items to or from countries such as USA, Germany, Bavaria, Switzerland, Canada, France, Belgium, Isle of Wight, Denmark, Holland, Malta, Mexico, Italy, Austria, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used many different hammers and indicia in the period between 1887 and 1907. Much better overall quality strikes than normal and to quote the Handbook "There can be few offices as fascinating for the postal history researcher of squared circles than LEICESTER, which, for a variety of reasons, poses problems that have, to date, only partly been solved." (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$275.00
Will close during Public Auction
1128 CVR   imageLISCARD / CHESCHIRE a very fine despatch strike A 5 / MR 2 / 92 on a 2d stationery cover to Charleston, South Carolina, with March 11 receiver on back. In the Handbook this was assigned rarity factor 475 and was recorded used for only 4 months. In the 1st Supplement, a new late date was reported, which extended the use to 13 months, and this date still remains a new and unrecorded earliest known date. Missing backflap, still a very nice example of this rare Birkenhead Branch Office hammer. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$85.00
Will close during Public Auction
1129 PC   imageLIVERPOOL & LONDON / T.P.O. three strikes NO 2 / 82 on an uprated stationery card mailed to Vienna Austria, with same day Leopoldstat / Wien receiver on front. Accompanied by a 1985 letter from Stanley Cohen written to the previous owner explaining that of the three known "postally used examples" these are by far the clearest strikes, the others being faint. There is also a partial strike on stamp, making this one of only four known examples, as stated in the handbook. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
1130 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LIVERPOOL Branch Office Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 173 covers and cards from 17different branch offices. We note rates, usages, early and late dates, items to or from different countries including Argentina and South Russia. We note better hammers such as GARSTON (2 items, RF 300), LISCARD (3 items, RF 375), NEW BRIGHTON (5 items, RF 300), OLD SWAN (8 items, RF 300), SEACOMBE (6 items, RF 275), WAVERTREE (1 item, RF 325), etc. A great basis to form a specialized collection of these, with mostly very nice quality strikes, a nice group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (All Scans)

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Est $ 300

SOLD for C$210.00
Will close during Public Auction
1131 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LIVERPOOL Exchange Office Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 95 covers and cards, including 73 items with LX in indicia and another 22 being EXCHANGE / LIVERPOOL. We note rates, usages, early and late dates, items to or from countries such as Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Austria, USA, Italy, Malta, etc. Also includes one 1879 date, an LX / 23 DE 79 on ½d rose QV wrapper to Malta. Note some ½d rose QV frankings, folded printed matter and wrappers. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used a good number of different hammers in the period between 1879 and 1906. Much better overall quality strikes than normal, with many different indicia, etc and a very nice group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (All Scans)

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Est $ 200

SOLD for C$575.00
Will close during Public Auction
1132 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of LIVERPOOL Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 155 covers and cards, including two LIVERPOOL / S.D. hammers. We note rates, usages, early and late dates, items to or from countries such as Haiti, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada, USA, Finland, Sweden, France,Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Egypt, Holland, etc. Also includes three 1879 dates, with a ZZ7 / NO 27 / 79 on wrapper (earliest cover of all Liverpool strikes) and two stamps: ZZ7 / DE 4 / 79 and ZZ7 NO 21 / 79 (the earliest date of all Liverpool strikes) as well as an interesting usage on a registered cover from Haiti to Surrey (Censored and mailed in 1918). A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used about 50 different hammers in the period between 1897 and 1926. Much better overall quality strikes than normal, with many different indicia, etc and a very nice group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (All Scans)

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Est $ 350

SOLD for C$625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1133 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "L" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 278 neatly sorted covers and cards from 30 different towns, represented by one to dozens of examples. Some larger towns or items with an RF of over 400 were lotted separately. We note better items such as LEDBURY (7 items, RF 225), LEYLAND (1 item, RF 275), LINCOLN SC and ST (13 and 17 items respectively), LLWYNYPIA (5 items, RF 300), LONGFIELD (one item, RF 350), LONGRIDGE (2 items, RD 375), LONG ROCK (9 items, RF 225), LONG STRATTON (3 items, RF 225), LOWER SHERINGHAM (one item, RF 350), LYME (one item, RF 300), LYNMOUTH (15 items, RF 250), and more. We note usages, rates, indicia interest, ERD and LRD, curiosities, etc, mostly all noted in pencil by owner. Noted countries to or from such as Prussia, USA, Germany, Canada, France Barbados, Holland, India, Isle of Wight, etc. A useful and valuable collection. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (Scan l) (Scan m) (All Scans)

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Est $ 450

SOLD for C$625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1134 CVR   imageMALMESBURY three strikes, first is a very fine despatch strike G / DE 2 / 01 on a lovely ½d QV card to Calve (spike hole does not detract), second is a very fine despatch strike - / DE 23 / 11 on a KGV picture postcard, and third is a fine-very fine strike C / OC 29 / 95 on a parcel post receipt. Handbook shows a rarity factor of 400. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (All Scans)

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Est $ 250

SOLD for C$45.00
Will close during Public Auction
1135 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of MANCHESTER and Branch Offices Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 79 covers and cards, including MANCHESTER (42 items, RF 70), BARLOW MOOR RD (16 items, RF 300), MANCHESTER / S.W. (14 items, RF 200), PENDLETON D.O. / SALFORD (7 items, RF 130). Note indicial interest (including a very rare XX51, XX30), destinations, usages, and more. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, for which there has never been enough material to permit a clear or established series continuity. Much better overall quality strikes than normal, and a very nice group. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (Scan i) (Scan j) (Scan k) (Scan l) (Scan m) (All Scans)

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Est $ 150

SOLD for C$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1136 CVR   imageMARAZION a very fine despatch strike C / AU 24 / 82 on a QV cover to London, with receiver on back. The cover has St Michael's Mount embossed in red on backflap and has its contents inside. Bit of soiling, still a rare squared circle, having been attributed a rarity factor of 400 in the Handbook. Very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$80.00
Will close during Public Auction

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