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Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. Sale: 836

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
THE DR DAVID BALL COLLECTION - GB USED IN MALTA -

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 625
Symbol:

image MAIL TO SICILY/NAPLES; Range with Aug. 1857 EL to Catania franked 6d Lilac (possibly on blued paper) for the double rate and tied by 'M' cancel with Malta d.s. and Messina transit d.s. on rear or front, Sep. 1857 rather reduced E to Sicily franked 1d Red strip of three tied by barred 'M' cancels with "MALTA" double-arc d.s. on rear showing '1875' in error for '1857' and known in use for eight days, and Mar./May 1858 E/EL to Naples franked 2d + 1d tied by barred 'M' cancels, the former with "MALTA/PAID" arc d.s. in Red - in use for two days. (4 covers) Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES (Image)

Opening GBP 550.00
Sold...GBP 550.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:27:42 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 626
Symbol:

image VIA MARSEILLES MAIL TO ENGLAND; Pair with 22 Mar. 1858 env. 'by the Euxine' to Kent franked 6d, 2d & 1d all placed inverted and tied or cancelled by individual barred 'M' cancels and with "MALTA" double d.s. on rear in Red; usually in Black and only recorded in red for several weeks, this being the earliest known plus 25 Sep. 1858 defective EL 'via Marseilles' to St Helens franked 1/-, 4d pair (creased) & 1d (creased) tied or cancelled by 'M' cancels for the treble rate with Malta and London d.s. on rear or front. (2 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 170.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:28:23 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 627
Symbol:

image 4d FRANKED MAIL TO SARDINIA; Pair with 20 Mar. 1858 EL to Genoa franked 4d (toned) tied by barred 'M' cancel and with rare "MALTA/PAID" arc d.s. in Red on rear - only known in use for two days and 31 July 1858 EL to Genoa franked 4d tied by barred 'M' cancel with small "MALTA" cds in Red in use for ten months on rear. Rated '6' and deleted and re-rated '1¼' on front. Good pair. (2 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 340.00
Sold...GBP 340.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:28:52 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 628
Symbol:

image MOVABLE BOX MAIL FROM EGYPT; 11 May 1859 env. to Kent franked 6d + strip of three 1d with individual 'A25' cancels - normally only used on registered mail and eight months earlier than recorded by Parmenter et al (2016) - and tied by a London Paid cds. Rear with a chamfered-framed "MALTA/MB" d.s. and London SE cds. Believed written on the Bengal and placed in a Movable Box on the Pera and delivered to the Malta PO where sent via Marseilles for ¼ oz. rate. Uncommon example of this service. Cross Reference: MOVABLE BOXES, EGYPT (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:29:42 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 629
Symbol:

image 1d FRANKING INTERNAL RATE; Very unusual June 1874 E to Malta datelined at London and franked 1d Red Pl. 172 with 'A25' cancel with Malta cds on rear, probably representing the double ½d internal rate or possibly the rate for mail delivered to the PO. Rather uncommon example of a 1d solo franking to or from Malta. (Image)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:30:08 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 630
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image FRANKED & CASH-PAID MAIL TO SICILY; Very unusual 21 Nov. 1878 env. (roughly opened at left and refolded) to Sicily franked 2d Blue Pl. 15 tied by fine 'A25' barred cancel with ms. '½' alongside representing additional cash payment for the ½ oz. rate. "MALTA/PAID" arc d.s. on front and two Italian d.s. on rear. Rare. Similar example in the Dubois collection sold for CHF1000 in Sep. 2020. (Image)

Opening GBP 400.00
Sold...GBP 400.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:30:54 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 631
Symbol:

image MAIL TO FRANCE; Range with June/July 1875 EL's to Marseilles or Paris franked 4d tied by 'C' code duplexes, July 1875 env. to Paris franked 6d (2) tied by 'B' code duplexes and with a Marseilles transit cds on front, Nov. 1876 EL to Lyon franked 1d Pl. 192 & ½d (3 inc. a pair - all Pl. 10) tied by 'D' duplexes and Feb. 1880 printed paper EL to Nantes franked ½d tied by an 'A25' cancel. (5 covers) Cross Reference: FRANCE, PRINTED MATTER BY POST (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:31:25 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 632
Symbol:

image MAIL TO GREAT BRITAIN - PRE UPU; Range on leaves inc. June 1859 E to Liverpool franked 6d, 4d & 1d tied by 'C' duplexes apparently 2d overpaid, Dec. 1866 env. (H.M.S Endymion embossing on flap) 'via Marseilles' to Weston-Super-Mare franked 6d tied by 'C' duplex, Mar. 1870 env. to Gosport franked 1d (6 - Pl. 100 or 122) tied by 'A' duplexes, May 1871 and Oct. 1872 envs. 'via Southampton' to Stroud or London franked 6d wing margin tied by 'A' code duplex, Aug. 1875 mourning env. to Chippenham (redirected to Dublin) franked 6d (before France joined the GPU) and several others. (7 covers + 1 front)Cross Reference: INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL, MOURNING ENVELOPES, REDIRECTED AND TURNED MAIL, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 150.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:31:51 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 633
Symbol:

image MAIL TO GREAT BRITAIN; Pair with 12 July 1873 env. to London franked 1/- + 4d tied by 'C' code duplexes and 14 July 1874 E to London franked block of six (defects) and pair also tied by 'C' code duplexes and representing the single (8d) and double (1/4d) rates. (2 covers) Cross Reference: INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:32:39 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 634
Symbol:

image MAIL TO GREAT BRITAIN - UPU PERIOD; Range on leaves with early new rate July 1875 mourning env. to Chippenham franked 2½d tied by 'A' code duplex, Aug. 1875 mourning env. to Ireland franked 2d pair tied by 'C' duplexes, Sep. 1875 mourning env. 'via Marseilles' to Ireland franked 6d tied by 'C' duplex before France joined the GPU, Sep. 1880 OHMS env. to Ramsgate franked Pl.15 2d pair + 1d Venetian Red tied by 'D' duplexes and several others. (10 covers) Cross Reference: OFFICIAL MAIL, INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL, MOURNING ENVELOPES (Image)

Opening GBP 400.00
Sold...GBP 400.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:33:35 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 636
Symbol:

image MAIL TO GREECE VIA CONSTANTINOPLE; Unusual 29 Dec. 1870 E (mild fold) 'via Messina' to Volo franked fine 10d Brown tied by crisp 'A' code duplex with British PO in Constantinople and Austrian PO in Constantinople transit d.s. on front or rear. Scarce solo franking from Malta. Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES (Image)

Opening GBP 440.00
Sold...GBP 440.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:35:43 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 637
Symbol:

image MAIL TO INDIA; Trio with 5 Mar. 1862 env. 'via Bombay' to Punjab franked 4d Pl.3 and tied by 'B' code duplex, 24 July env. to Madras franked 4d Pl.3 tied by 'A' code duplex and 9 Dec. 1881 env. to Bombay franked 4d Pl. 17 tied by 'C' duplex. Good trio. (3 covers) Cross Reference: INDIA (Image)

Opening GBP 320.00
Sold...GBP 320.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:36:10 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 638
Symbol:

image MAIL TO IONIAN ISLANDS; 5 Sep. 1860 E (file fold, minor blemishes) to Corfu franked 2d Blue Pl. 8 tied by 'A' code Malta duplex and "MALTA/SHIP LETTER" h.s. and representing the reduced & slower (27 day) ship letter rate. Scarce. Ex Clough (1998). (Image)

Opening GBP 180.00
Sold...GBP 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:36:49 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 639
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image MAIL TO THE ITALIAN STATES/ITALY; Line-engraved franked group with Oct. 1856 EL (datelined at Odessa) to Naples (defects) franked 1d Red Pl. 155 tied by 'C' code duplexes with disinfection slits on front, Aug. 1861 E to Messina franked 2d Pl. 8 pair tied by 'B' code duplex with ms. '1¼' on front, Oct. 1872 & July 1874 EL to Catania or E to Naples franked 1d Red pairs (2 - Pl. 120 & 142) or 2d pair Pl. 14 tied by 'B' or 'C' code duplexes and with framed "PD/2¾" h.s. on front, July 1871 E to Naples franked 1d Pl. 113 & 3d tied by 'B' code duplex with "2¾" accountancy h.s. on front and Dec. 1875 E to Naples franked 2d Pl. 14 & ½d Pl. 6 tied by 'C' code duplexes and with circular "IV" Naples Railway mark on front. (6 covers) Cross Reference: DISINFECTED MAIL, ACCOUNTANCY MARKS, ITALIAN STATES, ITALY (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:37:21 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 640
Symbol:

image MAIL TO ITALY - LATE FEE MARK ; 27 July 1861 E to Genoa franked pair 4d tied by 'B' code duplex with oval "P-D" and circular "FL" (late fee) h.s. - apparently 6d paid in cash. Rear with a Genoa arrival d.s. Carried on the French Packet Capitole to Marseilles. Rather scarce marking believed to have been produced in error as the letters are reversed i.e "FL" for "LF". Cross Reference: ITALIAN STATES, ITALY, FRANCE, LATE FEE MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 140.00
Sold...GBP 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:37:55 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 641
Symbol:

image MAIL TO ITALY; Range on leaves inc. Jan. 1866 E to Leghorn franked 1/- + 4d tied by 'A' duplex, 1867/72 EL's to Sicily each franked 4d and tied by 'A', 'B' or 'C' codes and with either disinfection slits, "2¾" or framed "P.D./2¾" accountancy marks on front, 1870 El to Venice franked 4d pair tied by 'A' code duplexes with P.D." h.s. on front and ms. '5½' accountancy endorsement on front and a few other similar examples. (8 covers) Cross Reference: ITALY, DISINFECTED MAIL, ACCOUNTANCY MARKS (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:38:31 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 642
Symbol:

image MAIL TO ITALY - UPU PERIOD; Range with Oct. 1875 & July 1877 envs. to Leghorn or Genoa franked Pl. 1 or 7 2½d tied by 'C' duplexes, one ex Tripoli with Malta f/a/c on rear, May 1876 env. to Leghorn franked 6d, 1d and ½d for the treble rate with individually tied by 'B' code duplexes, July and Oct. 1880 envs. ex Tripoli to Leghorn franked 2½d Blue tied by 'C' duplex, latter with a Malta f/a/c on front. (5 covers) Cross Reference: FORWARDING AGENTS (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:39:07 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 643
Symbol:

image MAIL TO JAPAN; Pair with 13 Nov. 1875 env. to Yokohama franked 4d Pl. 14 wing margin pair tied by 'A' code duplex and Nov. 1879 mourning env. to Tokyo franked 4d sage Green Pl. 16 wing margin also tied by 'A' code duplex. Rare examples of mail to Japan this early. From the Basil Chamberlain correspondence. (2 covers)Cross Reference: JAPAN, MOURNING ENVELOPES (Image)

Opening GBP 440.00
Sold...GBP 440.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:39:52 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 644
Symbol:

image MAIL TO NETHERLANDS; 9 June 1860 E to Amsterdam franked 6d Lilac, slight discolouration and just tied by 'A' code malta duplex with oval "P-D" h.s. and marseilles transit cds on front. Rear with French transit and Amsterdam arrival cds. Unusual destination. (Image)

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 150.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:40:31 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 645
Symbol:

image MAIL TO NORTH AFRICA; Trio with Nov. 1865 EL 'via Palermo' to Tunis franked 4d tied by 'A' code duplex with disinfection slits on front, Dec. 1869 E to Philippeville franked 1d Red (4 inc. a strip of three) tied by 'A' code duplexes and a May 1882 printed env. to Tripoli franked 2½d Blue tied by 'A' code duplex. Uncommon examples. (3 covers) Cross Reference: DISINFECTED MAIL, FRENCH COLONIES, ALGERIA (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:41:11 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 646
Symbol:

image MAIL TO SPAIN; Pair with Mar. 1866 EL to Barcelona franked 4d pair Pl. 7 & 1d pair Pl. 83 tied by 'B' duplexes with oval "P-F" h.s. and "8.Rs" charges due h.s. on front. Rear with Tarascan-Carcassone TPO and Barcelona d.s. and may 1873 env. to Barcelona franked 4d Pl. 13 & 1d Pl. 147 tied by 'B' duplex with oval "P-F", Marseilles transit and "4.Rs" charges due mark all on front. Scarce destination. Fine pair. (2 covers) Cross Reference: FRANCE, SPAIN, TRAVELLING POST OFFICES (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:41:40 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 647
Symbol:

image MAIL TO TURKEY; Pair with 15 June 1861 EL to Salonica franked pair 2d Blue Pl. 8 (2) tied by 'A' code Malta duplexes with oval "P-D." h.s. on front and French PO in Salonica d.s. on rear and a scarce treble-rate 27 Aug. 1864 E 'via Messina' to Constantinople franked 1/- Pl. 1 wing margin tied by 'A' code Malta duplex and British PO in Constantinople arrival d.s. on rear. Good pair at different rates. (2 covers) (Image)

Opening GBP 240.00
Sold...GBP 240.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:42:21 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 648
Symbol:

image MAIL TO UNITED STATES; Range on leaves with Jan. 1866 EL 'via Marseilles' to NY franked pair + single 6d tied by 'C' duplexes and with "16/CENTS" accountancy mark on front, Jan. 1869 EL to NY with 2d, 4d & 6d three-colour franking tied by 'B' duplexes with "2/CENTS" accountancy mark on front, Aug. 1873 El to NY via London franked pair 2d (another missing) tied by 'B' duplexes, Dec. 1874 EL to NY franked 6d (wing margin) & 4d tied by 'A' duplexes plus 1869/72 defective E or front to NY each franked 6d and tied by 'A' or 'B' duplexes and with fine strikes of the "PAID-ONLY/TO ENGLAND" h.s. on front. (5 covers + 1 front)Cross Reference: ACCOUNTANCY MARKS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TRANSATLANTIC MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 480.00
Sold...GBP 480.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:43:11 EST
Sold For 480

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 649
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image SUPERB REGISTERED FRANKING TO INDIA; Rare and attractive 22 July 1863 printed 'TELEGRAPH DISPATCH' env. (Mediterranean Extension Telegraph Co. embossing flap) to Bombay franked 6d Lilac (slightly overlapped top of the env.) & 4d Vermilion Pl. 3 tied by light 'B' code duplexes and near-fine "[CROWN/REGISTERED" h.s. on front in Red. Exceptional exhibition item. Almost identical example sold in the Dubois Collection (Sep. 2020) for CHF6500. Cross Reference: INDIA, REGISTERED MAIL, TELEGRAPHS, SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES (Image)

Opening GBP 2,400.00
Sold...GBP 2,400.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:44:05 EST
Sold For 2400

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 650
Symbol:

image 10d SOLO FRANKING ON REGISTERED MAIL; 1 Oct. 1869 defective env. 'via Messina' to Naples franked 10d Brown wing-margin tied by v.fine 'B' code duplex with fine "[CROWN]/REGISTERED" h.s. and "P.D." h.s. in Red both on front. Ms. '5½' accountancy mark at right and rear with Naples arrival d.s. Uncommon solo franking. Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, ITALY, ACCOUNTANCY MARKS, SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES (Image)

Opening GBP 190.00
Sold...GBP 190.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:44:47 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 651
Symbol:

image LONDON MALTA REGISTERED DATESTAMP; Trio with v.rare 1871 oval "REGISTERED LONDON/[DATE]/FROM/MALTA" datestamp, only one other full strike known plus printed 1863/79 'REGISTERED/LETTER' receipts for articles sent to Alexandria with "MALTA" double d.s. or "REGISTERED/A/MALTA" cds on front, and latter with additional strike of the ordinary "MALTA" cds overstruck by a barred 'A25' cancel. (3 items) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS (Image)

Opening GBP 170.00
Sold...GBP 170.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:45:30 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 652
Symbol:

image REMARKABLE FOUR-COLOUR FRANKING TO ITALY; 19 Mar. 1872 E (rear flaps & folds defective) to Rome with extraordinary franking of 1d Pl. 125, 4d Pl. 12, 2d Pl. 14 & 3d Pl. 7 (slight toning in places) tied to the front or each other by light individual strikes of the 'A25' barred cancel with v.fine "REGISTERED/B/MALTA" cds and "P.D." h.s. on front. Rear with three full or part Italian markings. Major exhibition item and possibly unique franking.Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, 1864-79 1d PLATES, REGISTERED MAIL, ITALY (Image)

Opening GBP 800.00
Sold...GBP 800.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:46:05 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 653
Symbol:

image 2d & 4d REGISTRATION FEES ON MAIL TO FRANCE; Pair with May 1873 EL to Marseilles franked 4d (2 - both Pl. 13) tied or cancelled by 'A25' bars with "REGISTERED/B/MALTA", "P.D." and Marseilles d.s. on front and July 1880 env. (creased & few stains) to Lyon with unusual franking of 6d Pl. 17 (wing margin) & 1d Venetian tied by faint 'A25' bar cancels and with "REGISTERED/C/MALTA" cds and French TPO cds on front. (2 covers) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, FRANCE (Image)

Opening GBP 280.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:46:44 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 654
Symbol:

image PRE & POST UPU PERIOD MAIL TO ENGLAND; Feb. 1873 EL (some splitting of file fold, small stains) with scarce franking 1/- Pl. 6 & 4d Pl. 12 pair with neat individual 'A25' cancels and "REGISTERED/A/MALTA" cds and oval "REGISTERED/A/LONDON" d.s.both on front, June 1882 2d reg. env. to Liverpool franked 2½d tied by 'A25 cancel and 31 May 1883 env. to London franked 4d Pl. 18 & ½d Deep Green with 'A25' upright bar cancels and oval Malta and London reg. d.s. on front. (3 covers) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, POSTAL STATIONERY, Q.V., POSTAL STATIONERY (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:47:17 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 655
Symbol:

image 2d & 4d REGISTRATION FEES ON MAIL TO FRANCE; Pair with Oct 1876 EL to Marseilles franked 6d Pl. 15 & ½d Pl. 13 tied or cancelled by 'A25' bars with "REGISTERED/A/MALTA"and Marseilles d.s. on front and July 1879 EL to Marseilles franked pair 2d Pl. 15 & ½d Pl. 11 tied by 'A25' bar cancels and with "REGISTERED/C/MALTA" cds and Marseilles cds on front. Attractive. (2 covers) Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, FRANCE (Image)

Opening GBP 280.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:47:47 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 656
Symbol:

image SINGLE & DOUBLE WEIGHT MAIL TO ITALY; 23 Oct. 1877 EL 'p Vapore Italiano' to Genoa franked 2½d pair Pl. 8 & 4d Sage-Green Pl. 15, slightly overlapped by the former and tied or cancelled by individual 'A25' strikes with "REGISTERED/A/MALTA" cds on front and Genoa arrival cds on rear, 23 Jan. 1882 EL to Catania franked ½d (4) + 2½d Blue tied or cancelled by 'A25' and oval "REGISTERED/MALTA" d.s. on front and 27 Oct. 1884 2d QV reg. env. to Palermo franked 2½d tied by 'A25' oval bar cancel also with "REGISTERED/MALTA" oval d.s. on front. (3 covers) Cross Reference: SURFACE-PRINTED ISSUES, REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 550.00
Sold...GBP 550.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:48:37 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 657
Symbol:

image NAVAL REGISTERED MAIL; Unusual 30 Sep. 1878 naval env. (H.M.S. Cruiser imprint on rear flap) to Dorset franked 2½d Pl. 12 and strip of four ½d Pl. 13 tied or cancelled by five strikes of the 'A25' bar cancels, one additionally tied by blue crayon reg. cross with "REGISTERED/A/MALTA" cds and oval "REGISTERED/LONDON" d.s. on front. 2002 Sismondo (New York) plus a PPC of H.M.S Cruiser in Valetta Harbour. Cross Reference: REGISTERED MAIL, NAVAL MAIL, INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 160.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:49:04 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 662
Symbol:

image ITALIAN MALTA-PALERMO SHIPPING LINE; Pair with Jan. 1865 reduced & defective E to Naples franked 4d pair tied by A25 duplex with circular "MALTA-PALERMO/PIROSCAFI/ITALIANI" d.s. on rear plus Feb. 1865 EL to Malta ex Palermo franked Italy 40c tied by "PALERMO-MALTA/PIROSCAFI POSTI/ITALIANI" d.s. with additional strike on front and another on a loose stamp. Good pair showing the service in both directions. (2 covers + 1 stamp) Cross Reference: ITALY, SHIPS/SHIPPING (Image)

Opening GBP 280.00
Sold...GBP 280.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:51:15 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 663
Symbol:

image CONCESSION MAIL TO ENGLAND WITH CONTENTS; 16 Nov. 1866 env. (with contents re: family estate) to Wiltshire franked 1d Red Pl. 89 tied by A25 duplex. Headed From No. 1147 Pte J.Scott 1st Batt 8th the Kings Regt.and counter-signed by Commanding Officer at left. Redirected to Bath without charge and with Bath cds on rear. Ex Francisco (1989).Cross Reference: INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL, MILITARY - PENNY CONCESSION RATES (Image)

Opening GBP 160.00
Sold...GBP 160.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:52:06 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 665
Symbol:

image CONCESSION & CIVILIAN RATE PAIR; May and Nov. 1874 envs. to the same addressee in Birmingham franked 1d Red tied by A25 duplex and headed From M.Sullivan Chief Carp's Mate/H.M.S Lord Warden Malta and countersigned below or franked 6d + 1d (2) tied by A25 duplex and endorsed 'via Italy' at top. (2 covers) Cross Reference: ACCOUNTANCY MARKS (Image)

Opening GBP 150.00
Sold...GBP 150.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:53:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 666
Symbol:

image NAVAL TROOPS CONCESSION MAIL; Pair with Jan. 1875 defective env. to Scotland franked 1d and tied by A25 duplex From No. 183 Pte Andrew Allen 72nd Highrs H.M.S Euphrates and countersigned at left, and a June 1875 env. to London franked 1d tied by A25 duplex endorsed From W Townsend Seaman at Besika Bay Turkey and countersigned at left and from H.M.S Sultan guarding the Dardanelles during the 1876/78 Balkan Wars. (2 covers) Cross Reference: MILITARY, MILITARY - PENNY CONCESSION RATES, TURKEY (Image)

Opening GBP 260.00
Sold...GBP 260.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:53:57 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 667
Symbol:

image CONCESSION RATES FROM DIFFERENT SHIPS; Pair with Mar. 1877 env. (defects at base) to Scotland franked 1d tied A25 duplex and From J.McQueen E.R.A.H.M.S Alexandra and endorsed by the Commanding Officers at left and Aug. 1880 toned env. to London franked 1d Venetian Red tied by A25 duplex From A E Williams H.M.S Condor Malta with Commanding Officer endorsement at left plus two PPC's depicting HMS Alexandra. (4 items) Cross Reference: MILITARY - PENNY CONCESSION RATES, NAVAL MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:54:32 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 668
Symbol:

image CYPRUS EXPEDITIONARY FORCE AT MALTA; Trio with 1877/78 envs. to London each franked 2½d QV and tied by A25 duplexes and each with 'THE INNISKILLINGS" insignia on the rear flap, troops en route to Cyprus plus a 1899 envs. to Malta franked Austrian PO in the Levant 1pi on 10kr tied by Candia cds from British Troops and a few other items. (7 covers, 2 cards + 2 prints) Cross Reference: CYPRUS, AUSTRIA, MILITARY (Image)

Opening GBP 600.00
Sold...GBP 600.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:55:23 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 669
Symbol:

image 1d UNSEALED RATES; Pair with 25 Dec. 1879 unsealed env. to Messina franked 1d Red Pl. 171 tied by A25 duplex and 8 Sep. 1881 env. to West. Australia franked 1d Venetian Red tied by A25 duplex. Small faults but rather uncommon concession rates to overseas. (2 covers) Cross Reference: PRINTED MATTER BY POST, CHRISTMAS/RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, WESTERN AUSTRALIA (Image)

Opening GBP 500.00
Sold...GBP 500.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:56:32 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 836
Lot No: 670
Symbol:

image QV NAVAL MOURNING ENVELOPE; 4 May 1901 printed env. (few defects) 'QUEEN VICTORIA'S/CHERISHED MEMORY/JACK/WILL EVERMORE REVERE' depicting a Union Jack and fancy framed stamp placement at top left. Addressed to Saltash and franked 1d Lilac tied by "LONDON" foreign branch cds. All examples of this type are believed to originate in Malta. Cross Reference: PICTORIAL ENVELOPES - PRINTED, INCOMING OVERSEAS MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 110.00
Sold...GBP 110.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:57:08 EST
Sold For 110
Sale No: 836
Lot No: 671
Symbol:

image POSTCARDS TO ITALY OR ENGLAND; Quartet with Dec. 1875 1¼d PC to Plymouth with A25 duplex cancel, Nov. 1881 1d PC to Turin with A25 duplex cancel, Nov. 1883 1d PC to Genoa with two disinfection slits on front and with 'A25' duplex and June 1888 1½d + 1½d Reply-card used to Repton and with Malta duplex on front and with intact reply-half to Fort Manuel with Repton duplex and Malta arrival cds on front and scarce thus. (4 items) Cross Reference: POSTAL STATIONERY, DISINFECTED MAIL (Image)

Opening GBP 220.00
Sold...GBP 220.00


Closed..Jun-02-2021, 11:57:49 EST
Sold For 220


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