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David Feldman SA Sale - 21DG

Great Britain

Postal History
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50000   imagePre-Adhesive & Stampless. 1693 (Feb 23) Entire to Mincing Lane in London with clear strike of the Dockwra hs for Bishopsgate; and 1713 (Jan 14) wrapper to near Horncastle, Lincolnshire, with Dockwra Westminster ds and "JA / 14" bishop ds, fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 100

SOLD for GBP 440.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50001   image1709 Entire from The Hague, Netherlands, sent to Lord Viscount Townshends at Raynham Hall in Norfolk, with neat "NO / 11" bishop's mark on backflap, very fine.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 260

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50002   image1755 (April 25) Entire letter from Plymouth to Monaco, showing "28/AP" Bishop marking and "PLY/MOUTH" on reverse, front with "D'ANGLETERRE" straight line; a very rare destination, probably unique in the 18th Century; ex Daniele Zanaria private collection.(Image 1)

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Estimate. GBP 200

SOLD for GBP 320.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50003   image1782-40, Group of pre-stamp postal history incl. 1840 (Jan 10) first day of uniform penny postage entire from Wigan with "PAID" and "1" hs, 1782 entire from Bartlett's Buildings with ms "4" and bishop mark, 1817 lettersheet sent in London with "More to Pay, 1d" hs and 1840 (Feb 29) entire from Edinburgh.(Image 1)

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Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 1,100.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50004   image1837 (5.1.) Folded letter bearing at front blue 2-line HADDINGTON PENNY POST alongside divers postmarks and taxation markings to the Canton of Geneva (manuscript 'par Fernex'), at back Haddington departure cds, London transit and 2-line GENEVE arrival marking, interesting & scarce letter(Image 1)



SOLD for GBP 150.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50005   image1837 Fatal Parachute Attempt by Cocking: Group of three eye-witness accounts and ink sketches of the failed parachute attempt from the balloon Royal Nassau, which saw Robert Cocking released from 5'000 feet with his upside-down cone-shaped parachute, descending evenly but rapidly for the first few seconds before it turned inside out and breaking up before it hit the ground; the first an A4 size sketch with the reverse giving a description of the way the ballast was released from the balloon down a tube with accompanying annotated wrapper (not posted), and two smaller sketches with one showing the balloon as it got further away saying how it occasionally oscillated and the last by Col. Gordon from who witnessed the ascent from Vauxhall Bridge, a fascinating group of accounts from this pioneering balloon flight.(Image 1)

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Estimate. GBP 4,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
1839 Treasury Competition
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50006   image1840 Whiting treasury essays: a very fine sheetlet comprising three essays printed by the congreve process of interlocking plates in black and red (types 10, 12 and 18) and four embossed essays in blue and white or plain colourless relief and very rare and attractive group of treasury competition essays and one of very few sheets left intact. Rare.(Image 1)

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Estimate. GBP 4,400

SOLD for GBP 3,500.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50007   image1840s Charles Whiting essay reprint, showing "No. 1" printed at top, two circular designs with "No." and a central oval with "1d" in the centre, fine.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 360.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50008   image1840 1d. Mulready envelope (A174) from London to Truro dated "4 May 1840" two days prior to the first official day of use (May 6), prepaid in cash leaving Britannia left uncancelled the cover showing a red hand struck "1" and London Tombstone; a major exhibition rarity being one of four examples recorded on this date. B.P.A. Certificate (1996)(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 15,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50009   image1840 (May 6) 1d Mulready letter sheet dated used on the first day of use, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the red Maltese cross, the reverse showing the clear d.s. in red which opens perfectly for display, some internal reinforcing though not detracting from the fine appearance, rare (S.G. from £18'000).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 5,000

SOLD for GBP 5,000.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50010   image1840 (May 9) 1d Mulready from London to Exmouth, redirected to Teignmouth on the first official Sunday (10th May) with ms "Pd 1", the reverse with Lombard Street MY 9 despatch and Exmouth MY 10 cds upon redirection, top backflap opens perfectly to display both ds; fine and rare "May Date" usage, cert. BPA (1985).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 3,400

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50011   image1840 (Jul 3) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1 stereo A1, with "Economical Life" advertisement inside, sent from London to Portsmouth and neatly cancelled by a crisp London "8" Maltese Cross, addressed to a Lieut. Bunce serving on HMS "Tyne", however the ship had sailed and the letter was forwarded free of charge to Cork to catch up with the ship, backstamped with London, Portsmouth, Dublin and Cork date stamps for JY. 3-7 1840, a most unusual and rare usage (SG Spec. MA32ac).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 500

SOLD for GBP 600.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50012   image1840 (Nov 23) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 3, stereo A69, sent from London to Oxford cancelled only by a red "Vigo-Lane" receiving office s/l hs contrary to regulations, reverse with London and Oxford cds, fine and most unusual, ex "Mayflower", cert. BPA (1994).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

SOLD for GBP 1,000.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50013   image1840 (May 12) 2d Mulready lettersheet, forme1, stereo a105, sent from Boston to Spalding and cancelled by neat red MC, no datestamps on reverse but dated internally for May 12th 1840, very fine and very rare "May Date", one of only two recorded 2d Mulreadys used on this date, ex "Mayflower".(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 2,400

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50014   image1843 (Jan 26) Printed illustrated envelope with slogan "If you trifle with a nettle it will sting you -" and "Grasp it boldly, and you are safe", sent unfranked within Ireland with "2" hs for cash payment, reverse with Belfast diamond despatch and Coleraine arrival cds, fine and scarce usage in Ireland.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 1,700.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50015   image1852 (Jul 7) Printed Charles Gilpin propaganda envelope "When all the World is Prepared for War, War Becomes Almost Inevitable", with several religious quotes and text calling for peace, sent from Huddersfield to Allonby, Cumberland, with 1841 1d red, just about clear margins, tied by "387" numeral, reverse with despatch, Carlisle and Maryport cds, a fine and very rare usage of this envelope.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 700

SOLD for GBP 1,300.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50016   image1866 (Oct 10) Printed envelope showing a closed high street shop with someone pasting a blank poster over the window for the address panel, with 1864-79 1d red in the position of the shop sign tied by Dover "258" duplex, with London arrival bs, fine and attractive cover.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 1,500.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50017   image1868 (May 21) Anti-Pope envelope showing Pope Gregory XIII next to a scene of the massacre of 60'000 Huguenots (in Latin) "Huguenots Slaughter 1572", and with a long caption at left accusing the Papacy of "blood-thirsty, blasphemous and persecuting principles", sent with Ireland from Gorey to a Reverend in Kyle, Enniscorthy, with 1864-79 1d pl.107 PI placed in-between pro-monarchy ''QUEEN AND / CONSTITUTION'' slogan, arrival bs, missing backflap and damage to sideflap with small cosmetic repair at top left corner, fine appearance and rare especially from Ireland (quite possibly a mischievous joke to the Reverend in Kyle).(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 500

SOLD for GBP 1,900.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50018   image1869 (Dec) Printed illustrated envelope depicting "Beauty and the Beast", sent locally in London with "PAID" cds, London bs, peripheral faults with small piece missing at top right, an attractive and scarce usage.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 200

SOLD for GBP 1,900.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50019   image1870 (Feb 11) Anti-Pope envelope showing Pope Paul II next to a hunting scene captioned (in Latin) "The meek pastor pursues none but wild beasts", and with a long caption at left accusing the Papacy of "persecution, massacre and butchery", sent from West London to Pimlico with 1864-79 1d pl.109 OK placed in-between pro-monarchy ''QUEEN AND / CONSTITUTION'' slogan, fine and rare.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 500

SOLD for GBP 1,400.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM

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