De Montfort Stamp Co.

DeMontfort Stamps

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De Montfort Stamp Co
PO Box 6
Thurnby Leicester

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0116 241 9796
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Lots 1745-1751
1886 Incoming hand addressed cover (a little damage to backflap) from USA at 5c rate bearing US 2c x 2 and 1c having dumb ink blot cancels with Fredonia NY cds dated 25 February alongside. New York transit mark and Hamilton arrival marks dated 26 February and 7 March respectively on reverse. ()
1905 Hand addressed cover (opened two sides) to USA at 5d double letter rate with QV 2½d pale ultramarine horizontal pair SG27b tied by poor strike of Hamilton duplex. ()
1936 US pencil addressed correspondence card (no message) bearing GB KGV ½d green definitive tied by Come to BermudaĴ The Isles of Rest Hamilton continuous machine slogan cancel dated 4 July 1936 plus straight line unframed Paquebot cancel in black. ()
1937 Hand addressed cover (mounting marks on reverse) sent registered to Denmark bearing 1937 Coronation set of 3 plus ½d green Red Hole Paget SG98 & 107/09 tied by St Georges cds dated 3 August 1937. Blank blue on white Bermuda registered label applied with St Georges added in red type. UK and Danish transit marks on reverse. ()
1941-44 Twenty hand addressed covers from a censor's personal correspondence to parents in Cardiff Wales. One cover has remains of BC1 Opened by Examiner blue on white tape at left. Nineteen covers at 1s 9d rate other at 2/- rate all bearing various values to 1s 6d from KGV/KGVI pictorial definitives. Few minor faults with one cover has 3d stamp removed. Ex lot 641 from Apollonia collection offered by Grosvenor 10 March 2005 estimate of £350-£400. ()
1943 Hand addressed air mail cover sent registered to Guatemala bearing KGV Red Hole Paget 1s 6d brown SG106 and KGVI St David's Lighthouse 3d black & deep blue SG114a tied by Hamilton cds dated 17 February 1943. Blank blue on white Bermuda registered label applied with Hamilton added in black type. US and Guatemala transit marks on reverse. ()
1948 Commercial window envelope with KGVI 1½d SG111b tied by good strike of I.A.T.A. Traffic Conference Bermuda 1948 Hamilton slogan cancel of 10 November 1948. Come to BermudaĴ The Isles of Rest St Georges slogan cancel of same date on reverse. ()