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Postal History, Foreign continued...

Great Britain Squared Circles continued...
LotNo. Symbol Cat No. Lot Description
1137 PC   imageMAWAGAN and ST KEVERNE both fine strikes on the front of the same KEVII picture post card, bit of aging, still both have a rarity factor of 350. (Scan a) Est $ 100

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction
1138 CVR   imageMELBOURNE / DERBY E a fine despatch strike A / NO 12 / 81 on a 1d QV cover to London, with same day receiver in red on back. Horizontal crease and bit of soiling, still a rare hammer, having been attributed a rarity factor of 475 in the Handbook. (Scan a) Est $ 250

SOLD for C$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
1139 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "M" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 380 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 CHESTERGATE BO / MACCLESFIELD (2 items, RF 300), MARGATE (5 items, RF 275), MAWGAN (8 items, RF 350), MERTHYR VALE (4 items, RF 275), MEVAGISSEY (4 items, RF 300), MILFORD / SURREY (11 items, RF 275), MORTHOE (3 items, RF 375), MOSSLEY (3 items, RF 275), MOUNTS (4 items, RF 350), 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 Germany, New Zealand, USA, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France, Egypt, India, South Africa, Spain, 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) (Scan n) (Scan o) (Scan p) (Scan q) (Scan r) (Scan s) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1140 PC   imageNEW BRIGHTON / CHESHIRE a very fine but light despatch strike A 5 / DE 15 / 91 on a stationery card (with advertising on back) to Bala. This is a first series (I A-A SC) attributed rarity factor 475, recorded used for only 9 months, and this the new earliest recorded date in the 1st Supplement. Very fine example of this rare Birkenhead Branch office hammer (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1141 CVR   imageNEW BRIGHTON / CHESHIRE a fine but incomplete despatch strike B 3 / DE 22 / ?? (probably 1892). This is a second series (I A-B SC) attributed rarity factor 475 in the Handbook, with only one report at that time. This is a new and unreported second strike. Tear and overall soiling on back, still a very fine and rare example of this Birkenhead Branch Office hammer. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$60.00
Will close during Public Auction
1142 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of NEWCASTLE ON TYNE Squared Circle Postmarks, with a total of 160 covers and cards, with about half already sorted by Series (1st to 7th Series, other half are mostly identified in pencil but unsorted) . We note rates, usages, early and late dates, items to or from countries such as Germany, Canada, USA, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Italy,Turkey, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of this office, which used about 39 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. The Handbook describes this town as having "the most unusual and unorthodox system of usage... distinctly different usage patterns to the normal E Types...". (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 $ 200

SOLD for C$475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1143 CVR   imageNEWHAVEN a very fine (proof-like) despatch strike C / OC 23 / 85 on a 1d lilac QV cover to Chichester, with transit and receiver datestamps on back. A desirable hammer, having been assigned a rarity factor of 425 in the Handbook, small edge tear, still very fine. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1144 CVR   imageNORMANTON STATION an 80% despatch strike G / DE 31 / 00 on a 1d lilac QV cover to Huddersfield, with clear Carleton St / Castleford receiver dated F / DE 31 / 00 on back. This is the only known example of this hammer, as it was not even listed in the Handbook, nor in the 1st or 2nd or 4th Supplements. The 3rd Supplement lists this one as the only one known, and therefore it would get a rarity factor of 500. Cover has small faults, which do not detract from this great rarity. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 300

SOLD for C$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1145 CVR   imageNORTHUMBERLAND RD / MARGATE a very fine despatch strike C / FE 13 / 92 on a 1d QV cover to Canterbury, with same day receiver on back. Very fine and rare, having been attributed a rarity factor of 450 in the Handbook. (Scan a) Est $ 250

SOLD for C$120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1146 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "N" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 293 neatly sorted covers and cards from 22 different towns, represented by one to dozens of examples (Northampton has 70 copies and Nottingham has 44 copies). Newcastle on Tyne and items with an RF of over 400 were lotted separately. We note better items such as NARBOROUGH / NORFOLK (7 items, RF 400), NEWBRIDGE / CORNWALL (6 items, RF 375), NEWINGTON / KENT (2 items, RF 375), NEWNHAM (3 items, RF 325), NEWQUAY / CORNWALL (6 items, RF 350), NEYLAND (2 items, RF 325), 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 France, Germany, India, Holland, Prussia, Switzerland, USA, Russia, Belgium, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Canada, 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 $ 500

SOLD for C$375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1147 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "O" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 62 neatly sorted covers and cards from 9 or the 10 possible towns, represented by one to dozens of examples. We note better items such as OPENSHAW (2 items, RF 350), ORLETON (8 items, RF 300), ORPINGTON (1 item, RF 350), OSSETT (7 items, RF 225) 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 Switzerland, New Zealand, Barbados, Germany, USA. A useful and valuable collection. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
1148 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of PLYMOUTH Squared Circle Postmarks, with PLYMOUTH (135 items) and STONEHOUSE B.O. / PLYMOUTH (6 items). We note rates, usages, to and from many different destinations, many different hammers and clock codes, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of these offices. Much better overall quality strikes than normal with a total of 141 covers or cards in all. (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$210.00
Will close during Public Auction
1149 CVR   imagePONTYCLOWN a very fine despatch strike D / JU 30 / 90 on a 1d lilac QV cover to Cardiff, with same day receiver on back. This was given a rarity factor of 475 in the Handbook. Only a few of these postmarks are known with this incorrect spelling (corrected spelling hammer PONTYCLUN started its use in 1893). (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$75.00
Will close during Public Auction
1150 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "P" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 256 neatly sorted covers and cards from 28 different towns, represented by one to dozens of examples. Plymouth was lotted separately. We note better items such as PLYMPTON (1 item, RF 375), PONTLOTTYN (4 items, RF 350), PONTYCLOWN (2 items, RF 475), LANDPORT / PORTSMOUTH (1 item, RF 400), and more. We note usages, rates, indicia interest, ERD and LRD, curiosities, etc, mostly all noted in pencil by owner. Noted several different countries (to or from) such as China (Peking), Cape of Good Hope and more. 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) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1151 CVR   imageRADCLIFFE a fine despatch strike A / JY 17 / 90 on a 1d lilac QV cover to Ware, with next day receiver on back, and a letter still inside. Also a fine receiver / redirection strike C / MR 2 / 94 on a cover mailed and re-mailed several times to different addresses, with a total of 14 datestamps on front and back (including a Radcliffe c.d.s.), with lots of writing, etc. This hammer was attributed a rarity factor of 400 in the Handbook. (Scan a) (Scan b) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$65.00
Will close during Public Auction
1152 CVR/PC   imageCollection of "R" Town Squared Circle Postmarks on about 238 neatly sorted covers and cards from 23 different towns, represented by one to dozens of examples. We note better items such as RAINHAM / ESSEX (1 item, RF 375), RAINHAM / KENT (2 items, RF 325), RILLINGTON (4 items, RF 325), ROWLEY REGIS (1 item, RF 375), and more. We note usages, rates, indicia interest, ERD and LRD, curiosities, etc, mostly all noted in pencil by owner. Noted items (to or from) several different countries. 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) (All Scans)

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Est $ 500

SOLD for C$650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1153 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of SCARBOROUGH Squared Circle Postmarks, with 67 covers or cards in all. We note rates, usages, to and from different destinations, many different hammers and clock codes, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of these offices. Much better overall quality strikes than normal. (Scan a) (Scan b) (Scan c) (Scan d) (Scan e) (Scan f) (Scan g) (Scan h) (All Scans)

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Est $ 100

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
1154 CVR   imageSEACOMBE / CHESHIRE a very fine despatch strike A 7 / JU 12 / 92 on a mourning cover to Llanelly, South Wales (JU 14 receiver on back). This is a first series (I A-A SC) attributed rarity factor 450 in the Handbook. Small tears at edges and on backflap, still a very fine and rare example of this Birkenhead Branch Office hammer. (Scan a) Est $ 150

SOLD for C$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
1155 CVR/PC   imageAdvanced Collection of SHEFFIELD Squared Circle Postmarks, with SHEFFIELD (94 items) and SHEFFIELD N (16 items) SHEFFIELD / S.D.O. (15 items) and SHEFFIELD W.D.O (28 item). We note rates, usages, to and from many different destinations, many different hammers and clock codes, etc. A great basis for a specialized study of these offices. Much better overall quality strikes than normal with a total of 153 covers or cards in all. (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 $ 200

SOLD for C$250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1156 CVR   imageSOUTH SHIELDS a fine despatch strike J / MR 3 / 88 on a 2½d QV cover to Savona Italy, with MR 6 receiver on back, alongside a MR 6 Torino transit. Cover has edge faults and overall soiling, still a rare hammer with a rarity factor of 425. (Scan a) Est $ 200

SOLD for C$25.00
Will close during Public Auction

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