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Great Britain Illustrated Covers and Offices Abroad
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
219 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown on Bluish (3; SG 8). Lettered O-H, tied by barred oval handstamp, blue Gourock datestamp, another dated May 2, 1850 on reverse, with Ocean Penny Postage illustrated propaganda design, J. Valentine and J. Johnstone imprints, receiving circular datestamp of Glasgow, Very Fine, a fabulous design incorporating images of various modes of transportation and an "Ocean Penny Postage" facsimile stamp at upper left in the style of the Penny Red (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
220 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown on Bluish (3; SG 8). Lettered I-K, tied by "22" in barred oval, with Ocean Penny Postage illustrated propaganda design, Bradshaw & Blacklock imprint at left, York backstamp of May 2, 1852, Very Fine and attractive design (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
221 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown on Bluish Paper (3; SG 8). Used on envelope with elaborate three panel design of Mr. Albert Smith's Overland Mail tied by "545" (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) in barred oval, circular datestamp on reverse dated Mar 13, 1851, sent to Durham (backstamp), additional small design on top flap (partly torn), Very Fine, the colorful Albert Smith performed before large audiences by telling exaggerated tales of his travels to the Near East while a moving panorama screen appeared in the background -- a brief biography is contained in British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century (pp. 316-317), the Albert Smith three-panel covers are scarce and generally prepaid without stamps, with R.P.S. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
222 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 44). Lettered C-G, tied by "280" in barred oval, with matching Epsom Feb. 13, 1877 datestamp on cover with multicolored hand-drawn illustration of a street, sent to Barnstaple (backstamp), Very Fine, an especially lavish design (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
223 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 2-1/2p Ultramarine (82; SG 157). Plate 22, lettered S-H, tied by Canterbury May 12, 1884 datestamp on illustrated cover of town scene, sent to Lille, France, with French postmarks on front and back, Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
224 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 1p Lilac (89; SG 172). Tied by Notting Hill Feb. 23, 1901 datestamp on Harry Furniss illustrated cover, showing a variety of illustrations around the envelope, sent to London, Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 150-200

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
225 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 1p Lilac (89; SG 172). Tied by Lower Holloway datestamp on cover with hand-drawn multicolored illustration of men putting up weather vane, sent to Bristol (address in weather vane), receiving backstamp, Very Fine, an particularly intricate illustrated cover (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
226 c ImageGREAT BRITAIN, Animalia. Hand-drawn design depicting a central figure with unusual head and illustrations of animals incl. pig, toad, beetle and owl with people looking on, bearing Great Britain 1p tied by square "London E.C. AU 131885" datestamp on Sheerness-on-Sea, receiving backstamp and also with verse from Tennyson's The Brook on top flap, few edge tears incl. small piece out at right, Very Fine, attractive carnival-inspired design, ex Grunin (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
227 c GREAT BRITIAIN, Illustrated Covers. 15 covers, three fronts and one postcard, all but one are 19th Century, incl. both printed and hand-drawn, several multi-colored, range of topics, largely Fine-Very Fine, a most attractive group, Scans of the entire collection (1.3MB) can be found on our website beneath the lot description

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E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
228 nh ImageGREAT BRITAIN, OFFICES IN TURKEY, 1906, 1pi on 2p Green & Carmine, Beyrout Provisional (25; SG 15). Mint N.H., slightly "discolored", Fine and scarce, with 1979 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,500 (Image)

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$ 1,500.00

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction

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