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Great Britain continued...

Postal History continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
60040 ,Proof   image1830s Essay or proof of the Registered Letter green wrapper which enclosed registered mail, with the instruction printed on the inside of the wrapper which states that it is only to be used for Registered Letters sent by Cross Posts, dated 183- and thought to be based on the white/blue wrappers for Money Letters, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60041   image1841 (Mar 6) Envelope from Edinburgh to Sydney with "Registered / EDINBURGH" handstamp, with despatch cds, London tombstone and oval "PAID SHIP LETTER/8 MR 8/1841/LONDON" all in red on front together with manuscript 1/8 charge mark for 1s registration fee and 8d Ship Letter, a further manuscript 7 pence charged on arrival in New South Wales with black "SHIP LETTER /J Y 6/1841/ SYDNEY" cds on reverse (the registration only applied to that part of the journey within Great Britain), the earliest known registered cover under this system to be sent abroad, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60042   image1841 (May 11) White wrapper used to carry a Registered Letter from London to Bedwin, with London despatch, BEDWIN undated circle on the inside and Marlborough transit on reverse, believed to be the only recorded example of the emergency usage of white paper for what should have been green wrappers for registered inland mail after the start of the new system on January 6th 1841, ex Martin Willcocks June 1999 (lot 1089 Sold for £9410) and Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60043   image1841 (Nov 11) Cover sent registered from Edinburgh to Vera Cruz with "Registered / EDINBURGH" handstamp in red with 2/- in red manuscript denoting cash payment of 1s registration and 1s postage (no indication of further charge for internal delivery within Mexico), very Rare believed to be the earliest known transatlantic registered cover to Mexico, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL, cert Holcombe (1999).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 2,200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60044   image1842 (c.) Registered Letter wrapper, unused, with design showing "GPO" on the address panel (2nd type), the form divided into two with one portion to be signed by the recipient and retained at the post office the lower portion to be returned to London, rare, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 750

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60045   image1842 (Jan 31) Wrapper sent registered from Ireland to New York, endorsed "p Halifax and Boston Steamer" and on the flap "If too late for Steamer forward by Private Ship" along with a superb strike of Cahir despatch cds, the address side with fine strikes of square Dublin datestamp (1.2), "Registered Letter" in red and handstruck "Registry / Postage" with manuscript values of 1/0 each for a total of 2/-, manuscript 39 rate mark in red ink (arrival postage) and Boston Ship transit (12.3), an appealing cover, paying 8d ship letter and 4d postage (up to 2oz) plus the 1/- registration fee, rare and the earliest registered letter to America, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60046   image1842 (22 Dec) Registered letter receipt no.54 for a letter to London bearing a Halifax cds and a Halifax crown bag seal struck in black signed by the postmaster William Craven, very fine and an early date for the type 2 receipt (note that there are several variations of the type 2 receipt which differs from type 1 in that the "Postmaster, or Letter Receiver's Signature" is in one line), ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 140

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60047   image1843 (May 30) Stampless entire letter to Edinburgh boldly marked "Registered Letter pd" at top, rated 1/2 (for 2d postage and 1s registration) with Oban despatch and Edinburgh arrival ds, the letter having contained some promissory notes, clean and fine and free of filing folds, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 120

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60048   image1843 (Jul 7) Envelope sent registered from London to France with Old Cavendish Street Maltese Cross-type datestamp and red "(CROWN) / REGISTERED" handstamp, charged 2/3 for 1s registration fee, 5d British single rate and 10d French double rate for letter up to 1/2oz (fixed by the Postal Convention of 1843).(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 240

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60049   image1846 (Dec 5) Registered Letter wrapper, first type, used to carry a registered letter from Liverpool to Ripon with despatch and arrival ds, rare as few of these have survived, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 750

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60050   image1846 (Dec 4) Stampless envelope sent within Scotland to Edinburgh, twice marked "Registered Letter" and with 1/4 rate mark (paying 4d postage and 1s registration), Inveraray despatch and Edinburgh arrival cds, clean and fine, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60051   image1847 (Dec 16) Registered Letter receipt no.217 from the Charing Cross Office for a registered letter to Sydney with two strikes of the red Maltese Cross type datestamp one being for the wrong date and cancelled by the Post Offices Bag seal in the same red ink, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60052   image1853 (Mar 21) Stampless commercial entire to Bordeaux, endorsed "Registered" with number "164", rated 2/7 with London despatch cds and tall crowned registered hs in red (this type showing a more elaborate crown serif letters), Calais transit and reverse with Bordeaux arrival, clean and fine, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60053   image1857 (Feb 12) Envelope from Wrexham to Havana, Cuba, initially charged as ordinary mail and by cheapest route via New York at 1s 2 1/2d per 1/2 oz, sender wanted speed and hence carried by British Packet (West Indies Line) at 2s 3d per 1/2oz rate with rate markings corrected, sent registered with seldom seen Wrexham "(CROWN) / REGISTERED" handstamp (note that registration would only have covered the letter as far as the steamer), an important cover which is the earliest known registered letter to Cuba, ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
60054 ,   image1840 (5 May) Mulready letter sheet (Forme 2, stereo A30) addressed to "Her Majestys Board of Commissioners for Stamp Duties, Somerset House, London" posted one day prior to the first Official day of usage, rated "1" for prepayment in cash with red London "Paid" date stamp for MY.5.1840 and "T.P. /King William St." receiving office hs, with the interior prepared as an essay for printed advertisers, mocked-up using contemporary company advertisements and inscribed at lower right "The above slips are promiscuously taken to show the outline of what the system will be in all probability soon become if generally adopted. The print must be supposed imprinted on the cover itself.", an extraordinary item of major philatelic importance, ex "Wills", Grunin and "Mayflower", cert BPA (1989). Note: Illustrated in the Stanley Gibbons Queen Victoria Volume 1 Part 1 on p.30.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 20,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60055 ,NEED-ERTIITE   image1840 (May 13) 1d black Mulready lettersheet, stereo A2, sent to Wigan, cancelled by a very fine Warrington red Maltese Cross, in a vivid red shade, soiling, tear top, creasing in parts and rubs front, scarce early used and attractive cancel (S.G. £1'200).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60056 ,NEED-ERTIITE   image1840 (May 22) 1d black Mulready lettersheet (A67), used locally within Edinburgh, cancelled by an orange Maltese Cross, some soiling, two vertical creases, worn around the edges, good early use with attractively vibrant cancel (S.G. £1200).(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60057   image1840 (Jun 7) 1d Mulready lettersheet (A27) sent to Warwick, cancelled by a fine upright Leicester Maltese Cross in orange, with dispatch on reverse in same colour, vertical and horizontal filing creases, rubbed centrally, wrinkled and soiled, but early provisional use.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 75

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60058 ,NEED-ERTIITE   image1840 (Sep 15) 1d Mulready lettersheet (A64), sent to London, cancelled by a brown Maltese Cross of Harleston, with dispatch cds on reverse in the same shade, and faint arrival to back, some soiling, and vertical and horizontal creases worn in places, rare coloured cross on this issue (S.G. £18'000).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 250

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 07:50 PM
60059   image1841 (Mar 5) 1d Mulready wrapper sent locally in London to Sir Frederic Madden at the British Museum (who studied historic writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts), neatly cancelled by a "broken points" London MC in black, reverse with Edmonton and London ds, fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM

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