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LE7 9ZU
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1935 SILVER JUBILEE
Lots 2011-2054
 
2011
Bahamas - 1935 Colour postcard showing people in fruit market Nassau hand addressed to New York genuine postal use bearing Silver Jubilee 1½d tied by Nassau Ideal Tourist Resort slogan cancel 18 September 1935. ()
£6.50
 
 
2012
Barbados - 1935 Charles McEnnearney & Co Ltd Bridgetown Barbados firms cover having colour advertisement for Firestone Tyres commercial use typed address to USA bearing Silver Jubilee 2½d tied by GPO Barbados cds dated 1 July 1935. ()
£6.50
 
 
2013
Barbados - 1935 Black & white postcard (a little tatty with crease and small tears) of Bearded Fig Tree sent to USA bearing Silver Jubilee 1d tied by Boston slogan cancel dated 21 July 1935 with purple RMS Lady Drake Canadian National Streamships Posted on The High Seas cachet alongside. ()
£4.50
 
 
2014
Barbados - 1935 Black and white postcard showing people and vehicle in front of Public Buildings hand addressed to New York genuine postal use bearing Silver Jubilee 1d making correct postcard rate to USA tied by GPO Barbados cds dated 16 July 1935. ()
£7.00
 
 
2015
British Guiana - 1936 Plain rubber stamped address cover sent registered (red on white label applied) to Birmingham England bearing Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by invidual strikes of Registered British Guiana cds dated 7 April 1936. ()
£13.00
 
 
2016
British Solomon Islands - 1935 Insert card from GB 1d Uniform Penny Postage 50th Anniv postal stationery envelope typed address sent registered Tulagi (blue on white label applied on reverse) to England bearing Silver Jubilee 3d & 6d making double 4½d rate tied by individual strikes of Tulagi single ring cds dated 23 September 1935. New South Wales and two English transit marks on reverse. ()
£13.00
 
 
2017
Canada - 1935 circa typed address cover (few light tone spots) to England bearing Silver Jubilee 1c green tied by Montreal P.Q. undated machine cancel. ()
£3.00
 
 
2018
Canada - 1935 Hand addressed cover sent registered Ottawa (purple mark applied direct to cover) to England at 16c rate bearing Silver Jubilee 3c & 13c tied by individual strikes of Ottawa Ont R code 10 single ring cds dated 4 May 1935 - date of issue. ()
£10.00
 
 
2019
Cook Islands - 1936 Broadway Stamp Co New York rubber stamped address air mail cover sent registered (dumb black on white label applied) Silver Jubilee set of 3 all tied (along with registered label) by individual strikes of Aitutaki NZ single ring cds of 20 July 1936. ()
£9.00
 
 
2020
Dominica - 1949 Hand addressed plain cover sent registered (GPO Dominica blue on white label applied) to Switzerland bearing Silver Jubilee 1d to 1/- set of 4 each tied by individual strike of GPO Dominica single ring cds dated 5 April 1949. Very late use of stamps which were withdrawn from sale on 31 December 1935. ()
£13.00
 
 
2021
Fiji - 1935 Two hand addressed covers both sent registered to R D Gilmour Glasgow one with 1½d to 3d 3 values other with 1/- all tied by Suva cds's dated August or September 1935¬ ()
£15.00
 
 
2022
Gambia - 1935 Typed address plain cover sent registered (Bathurst blue on white label applied) to England bearing Silver Jubilee 1½d to 1/- set of 4 each tied by individual strike of Registered GPO Gambia oval cancel dated 8 May 1935. ()
£13.00
 
 
2023
Gibraltar - 1935 Small locally hand addressed cover bearing Silver Jubilee 3d tied by Gibraltar 25 double ring cds dated 6 May 1935 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2024
Gibraltar - 1935 Large size plain cover (vertical fold) hand addressed to England bearing Silver Jubilee 3d tied by Gibraltar 25 double ring cds dated 10 December 1935. ()
£4.50
 
 
2025
Gold Coast - 1935 Plain cover (roughly opened at top) hand addressed to England bearing Silver Jubilee 1d correct Empire rate tied by Isusu cds 3 August 1935. ()
£4.50
 
 
2026
Great Britain - 1935 Two hand addressed covers to same Glasgow address one bearing Silver Jubilee 1d scarlet and 1½d red-brown other with ½d green & 2½d blue each tied by Knightswood B O Glasgow W3 double ring cds dated 7 May 1935 date of issue. ()
£50.00
 
 
2027
Great Britain - 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/- Postal Order in nice clean condition (light vertical fold) having Collaton Paignton Devon code A double ring cds applied dated 3 June 1935. ()
£45.00
 
 
2028
Great Britain - 1935 Henderson's 6 view letter card containing 6 views of Ayr used within Scotland having ½d Silver Jubilee tied by Ayr cds dated 17 July 1935. ()
£5.00
 
 
2029
Great Britain - 1935 Valentine's 6 view letter card containing 6 views of Thorpe Bay used within Essex 1½d Silver Jubilee tied by Southend on Sea machine cancel 5 August 1935. ()
£5.00
 
 
2030
Great Britain - 1936 Three identical printed address covers to same addressee in Scotland having Mailed from RMS "Queen Mary" Maiden Voyage 1936 illustrated cachet on front plus crest on reverse. Each cover has GB 1½d Silver Jubilee applied tied by New York NY 32 Paquebot machine cancel dated 1 June 1936. ()
£15.00
 
 
2031
Great Britain - 1936 Four identical printed address covers to same addressee in Scotland having Mailed from RMS "Queen Mary" Maiden Voyage 1936 illustrated cachet on front plus crest on reverse. Two covers have GB 1½d Silver Jubilee applied¬ one cover (soiled) has GB 1d Silver Jubilee and ½d green definitive applied all tied by New York NY 32 Paquebot machine cancel dated 1 June 1936. Lot includes same cover bearing GB 2½d Silver Jubilee tied by unclear smudged cancel. ()
£17.00
 
 
2032
India - 1935 Black & white postcard showing view of Mackenzie Road Darjeeling sent to Holland (uncommon destination) bearing Silver Jubilee 2½a (correct overseas postcard rate) tied by heavy strike of Darjeeling double ring cds dated 9 July 1935. ()
£7.00
 
 
2033
Jamaica - 1935 Colour postcard showing Dam Head Irrigation Spanish Town sent to England from passenger on SS Monarch of Bermuda bearing Silver Jubilee 1d tied by Kingston machine cancel dated 23 May 1935. ()
£8.00
 
 
2034
Kenya Uganda & Tanganyika - 1935 Black & white postcard showing local with fancy head dress East Africa Type No 1 Kikuyu-Nyeri sent airmail to England genuine postal use bearing Silver Jubilee 30c (Correct air rate) tied by Nairobi cds dated 14 May 1935. ()
£7.00
 
 
2035
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1935 Hand addressed plain cover sent registered to Robert Gilmour Scotland bearing Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by individual strikes of Nairobi Registered double ring cancels dated 24 September 1935. ()
£15.00
 
 
2036
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Canadian Pacific real photograph black & white postcard of Fez Gate Tangier addressed to England Tangier overprint on GB 1d Silver Jubilee tied by British Post Office Tangier double ring cds dated 7 August 1935. ()
£5.00
 
 
2037
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Canadian Pacific real photograph black & white postcard Cattle Market (look more like horses and donkeys to me) addressed to Italy having Tangier overprint on GB 1½d Silver Jubilee tied by British Post Office Tangier double ring cds dated 20 August 1935. Gibraltar transit cds dated 21 August also on card. ()
£7.50
 
 
2038
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Colour postcard view of Street of the Plage Tangier long message to USA bearing Tangier overprint on GB 1½d Silver Jubilee tied by British Post Office Tangier double ring cds having wedges as spacing bars (TE - DR3) dated 14 September 1935. Gibraltar transit cds of same date off card at top. Typed write up on card. ()
£10.00
 
 
2039
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Plain cover sent registered Tangier to Grimsby England bearing Morocco Agencies overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by two strikes of Registered British P O Tangier oval cancel dated 29 July 1935. Same cancel plus Plymouth arrival cds dated 2 August 1935 on reverse. ()
£25.00
 
 
2040
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Plain cover sent registered Tangier to Berne Switzerland bearing Morocco Agencies overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by individual strikes of Registered British P O Tangier oval cancel dated 24 July 1935. Same cancel plus Berne arrival cds dated 28 June 1935 on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2041
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Typed address cover to USA at 45c rate with Morocco Agencies Spanish Currency overprints on GB Silver Jubilee 5c on ½d green block of 4 10c on 1d scarlet & 15c on 1½d red-brown tied by British Postal Agencies Tangier cds's of 24 May 1935. ()
£15.00
 
 
2042
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Plain rubber stamped England address cover bearing Morocco Agencies Spanish Currency overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by two strikes of British Post Office Tetuan single ring cds dated 10 August 1935. ()
£20.00
 
 
2043
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Plain unaddressed cover bearing Morocco Agencies French Currency overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 4 tied by individual strikes of British Post Office Fez single ring cds dated 8 May 1935¬ date of issue. ()
£15.00
 
 
2044
Morocco Agencies - 1935 Front only of hand addressed cover to England bearing Morocco Agencies French Currency overprint on GB Silver Jubilee 10c on 1d scarlet 15c on 1½d red-brown and 25c on 2½d blue tied by two strikes of British Post Office Rabat double ring cds dated 3 July 1935. ()
£7.50
 
 
2045
New Zealand - 1935 Plain hand addressed cover to England endorsed "First Day Cover" bearing Silver Jubilee 1d correct Empire rate tied by Dannevirke cds of 7 May 1935. ()
£6.50
 
 
2046
Pitcairn Islands - 1935 Two plain hand addressed covers both to same address in England one with GB 1½d Silver Jubilee making cottect rate other with GB 2½d Silver Jubilee applied both tied by Pitcairn Island NZ Postal Agency single ring cds's dated 1 November 1935. Victoria Docks arrival machine cancel on front of both covsers dated 4 December 1935. ()
£15.00
 
 
2047
Samoa - 1936 Plain typed address cover sent registered (blue & white label applied with Apia Sampa added in black print) to England bearing Silver Jubilee set of 3 tied by two strikes of Apia Western Samoa large cds dated 16 March 1936. ()
£9.00
 
 
2048
St Vincent - 1935 Plain cover hand addressed sent registered (Saint Vincent black on white label applied) to England bearing Silver Jubilee 1d¬ 1½d & 2½d each tied by individual strike of Kingstown code C cds dated 6 May 1935 - date of issue. ()
£13.00
 
 
2049
Tangier - 1935 Francis Field illustrated printed label address cover sent airmail at 6d air rate bearing Tangier overprint on GB Silver Jubilee 1½d red-brown block of 4 tied by two strikes of British Postal Agencies Tangier cds's with wedges dated 14 September 1935 having Paris transitr handstamp on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2050
Tangier - 1935 Printed address cover sent registered Tangier to BM/VDRB London WC1 bearing Tangier overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 3 tied by unclear tied by individual strikes of Registered British P O Tangier oval cancels dated 20 November 1935. Grand Hotel Valentina Tangier cachet on reverse. ()
£15.00
 
 
2051
Tangier - 1935 Plain cover to Lancashire at 3d rate Tangier overprint on GB Silver Jubilee 1d scarlet plus GB ½d green & 1½d red-brown definitives tied by Plymouth Sunny South Devon for Happy Holidays slogan cancel of 3 September 1935. Maybe Paquebot cover. ()
£10.00
 
 
2052
Tangier - 1936 S Hawkins England typed address plain cover endorsed "Via France" at 3d rate bearing Tangier overprint on GB Silver Jubilee set of 3 tied by two strikes British Postal Agencies Tangier cds's with wedges dated 13 January 1936 ()
£15.00
 
 
2053
Trinidad & Tobago - 1935 Two plain unaddressed covers one bearing Silver Jubilee 2c other Silver Jubilee 3c both tied by fine strike of San Fernado Trindad single ring cds dated 30 May 1935 having an additional strike alongside. ()
£10.00
 
 
2054
Tristan Da Cunha - 1939 Rubber stamped address plain cover to Louisiana USA bearing GB Silver Jubilee set of 4 ½d & 1½ tied by London machine cancel dated 24 March 1939 plus each value tied by individual strike of undated Tristan Da Cunha type VII cachet. ()
£40.00
 
 
1937 CORONATION COVERS
Lots 2055-2057
 
2055
1937 Eight preprinted or typed address covers sent registered for H & A Wallace London England bearing Coronation individual values or sets in blocks of 4 comprising British Solomon Islands Cook Islands (FDI cancels) Morocco Agencies (Spanish Currency) and Tangier Nauru (2½d & 1/- John Ash imprint blocks) Niue (FDI cancels) Papua and Southern Rhodesia. Odd crease or tone mark on some covers however condition generally fine. ()
£10.00
 
 
2056
British Solomon Islands - 1938 H A Wallace London typed address large plain cover sent registerd (mark applied direct to cover) bearing Coronation set of 3 in blocks of 4 each tied by single central strike of Tulagi British Solomon Islands Registered Letter Office single ring cds dated 12 January 1938. ()
£5.00
 
 
2057
Morocco Agencies Tangier - 1937 Illustrated Ruislip Stamp Co England printed address registered FDC bearing 1½d dog-leg block of 3 tied by Registered British PO Tangier oval cancel dated 13 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
ABU DHABI
 
 
2058
1970 Typed address long manilla cover (central vertical fold) sent air mail to England bearing Expo 70 25f and 30f SG68/69 tied by Das Island cds dated 20 July 1970. ()
£7.50
 
 
ADEN
Lots 2059-2060
 
2059
1937 Plain hand addressed cover to Streamer Point Aden (addresses name erased) bearing Dhow ½a yellow-green to 1r brown nine values SG1/9 all tied by individual strike of Aden single ring cds dated 1 April 1937 date of issue. ()
£10.00
 
 
2060
1953 Hand addressed cover sent airmail to Canada at 4s 75c rate bearing KGVI 5c on 1a & 70c on 14a 1953 Coronation 15c and QEII 10c 25c 50c 1s and 2s definitives tied by Aden GPO double ring cds's dated 15 December 1953. ()
£2.00
 
 
AUSTRALIA
Lots 2061-2064
 
2061
1915 Messers George Wills & Co Limited Murray Street Perth printed address long manila clean cover sent at 3d rate bearing Kangeroo ½d green (light tone on one perf) and 2½d indigo SG1 & 4 both tied by fine strikes of M.R.R.(Mail Receiving Room) GPO Perth single ring cds's dated 18 March 1915. ()
£5.00
 
 
2062
1929 Internal air mail cover (top left corner removed) typed address to Melbourne at 4½d rate bearing KGV Head 1½d x 3 tied by Hay cds dated 19 February 1929. Blue on white By Aerial Mail A.A.S Ltd pictorial label also on cover tied by Hay Forwarded by Air Mail cachet in black. Lot includes vertical strip of 3 of same labels¬ labels were issued on 23 September 1925 and used until May 1930 when Australia Post Office issued standard air mail label. ()
£17.00
 
 
2063
1931 Government House Sydney cover (printed crest on reverse) typed address to England carried on Special Air Mail Flight November 1931 Australia to England (purple cachet applied) at 1s 2d rate bearing 3d Air Mail x 2 SG115 6d Air Mail SG139 and KGV Head 2d all tied by Air Mail Sydney cds dated 19 November 1931. ()
£15.00
 
 
2064
1958 Australian Air League printed letter card for 30th Anniv of 1st Tasman Crossing bearing Australia and New Zealand stamps tied by appropriate dated cancels. ()
£3.00
 
 
BAHAMAS
 
 
2065
1948 Printed address cover sent registered airmail to Jenkintown Pennsylvania USA bearing KGVI 1/- pale brownish-grey & crimson SG155d plate 1 top left corner block of 4 tied by individual strikes of Nassau Bahamas single ring cds dated 27 May 1948. ()
£20.00
 
 
BAHRAIN
 
 
2066
1948 Hand addressed OAS air mail cover to RAF Radio School Compton Wilts England from RAF Bahrain¬ Persian Gulf¬ British Forces in Iraq bearing Bahrain overprints on Indian Stamps 3p slate x 2 and 1a carmine SG38 & 41 tied by Forces Post Office 756 double ring cds dated 25 March 1948. FPO 756 was located at RAF Shaibah Iraq (refer Donaldson page 68) and only used Indian stamps overprinted Bahrain for 3 months between 1 January and 31 March 1948. Scarce cds only in used for 3 months. ()
£700.00
 
 
BARBADOS
 
 
2067
1854 Unstamped preprinted Seon & Eve Prices Current letter sheet dated 11 April 1854 addressed to merchant in Hamilton Bermuda rated "4" on front with fine strikes of Barbados and St Thomas double arc cds's dated 11 & 14 April 1854 respectively on reverse. ()
£15.00
 
 
BASUTOLAND
Lots 2068-2070
 
2068
1936 Hand addressed cover to Elizabethville Belgian Congo bearing KGV 3d (bottom marginal part imprint) tied by Morija cds dated 4 March 1936. ()
£9.00
 
 
2069
1939 Hand addressed Selfridge First Day Cover sent registered to England bearing KGVI 1/- red-orange SG25 tied by Maseru cds dated 3 May 1939. Not first day of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2070
1963 Typed address long cover sent air mail to London bearing QEII definitives ½c to 10c plus 25c & 50c along with Freedom From Hunger 12½c and Red Cross 2½c all tied by seven strikes of Maseru cds dated 15 November 1963. ()
£2.00
 
 
BERMUDA
Lots 2071-2079
 
2071
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. ()
£8.50
 
 
2072
1904 QV 1d red postal stationery postal card hand addressed to England with photograph attached to rear of card showing soldiers on parade in barracks in Cork.(stated in message on card) with fine strike of Ireland Island code C double ring cds dated 18 May 1904. ()
£10.00
 
 
2073
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. ()
£3.00
 
 
2074
1936 US pencil addressed correspondence card (no message) bearing GB KGV ½d green definitive tied by Come to Bermuda¬ The Isles of Rest Hamilton continuous machine slogan cancel dated 4 July 1936 plus straight line unframed Paquebot cancel in black. ()
£2.00
 
 
2075
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. ()
£2.50
 
 
2076
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. ()
£50.00
 
 
2077
1943 Typed Pembroke West long cover sent registered from Hamilton endorsed "Local" bearing 2s 6d black & red/pale blue top left corner marginal block of 4 SG117b tied by single central strike of Hamilton single ring cds dated 6 April 1943. ()
£30.00
 
 
2078
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. ()
£2.50
 
 
2079
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 Bermuda¬ The Isles of Rest St Georges slogan cancel of same date on reverse. ()
£3.00
 
 
BRITISH LEVANT
 
 
2080
1922 Printed London address front only sent registered having British PO Smyrna label appled bearing GB KGV ½d¬ 1½d and 2½d definitives tied by two strikes of Registered Smyrna oval hand stamp dated 25 February 1922. ()
£4.00
 
 
CANADA
Lots 2081-2082
 
2081
1929-38 Four printed or typed address covers each with appropriate pictorial cachet applied for different First Flight bearing 6c Air tied by appropriate postmark. ()
£8.00
 
 
2082
1939 Long typed address cover (vertical crease at left) to England endorsed "First Commercial Atlantic Flight Northern Route West to East via Botwood Newfoundland Pan-American Airways June 30th 1939" at 30c rate bearing 14c Dog and 8c Paper Mills horizontal pair tied by single strike of Botwood cds dated 24 June 1939. ()
£12.00
 
 
CEYLON AND SRI LANKA
Lots 2083-2084
 
2083
1893-1926 Six different postal stationery cards plus 1926 registered cover used Colombo to India (with original contents) in December 1926 all but one locally used. ()
£30.00
 
 
2084
1949 Typed address cpmmercial cover sent registered airmail Colombo to New York at 1r 75 rate bearing on reverse KGVI 1r and 50c plus UPU 25c all tied by Colombo cds's dated 5 December 1949 plus New York arrival cds's dated 12 December 1949. ()
£6.00
 
 
CYPRUS
 
 
2085
1926 Completed Eastern Telegraph Company Telegram Form endorsed in red crayon "Copy" having message to Cairo regarding shipping dated 16 June 1926. ()
£10.00
 
 
EGYPT
Lots 2086-2088
 
2086
1937 Typed address cover to Pasadena California USA bearing 2m black SG149 x 2 tied by Alexandria cds dated 12 January 1937. Nice strike of "Missent to Long Beach Calif" unframed striaght line purple cachet applied to front. ()
£2.00
 
 
2087
1959 Two illustrated FDI covers for 1st Anniv of Revolution issue one bearing set of 6 stamps and miniature sheet (small printed label address sent registered to Switzerland) SG595/MS601 other unaddressed bearing miniature sheet SGMS601 all stamps tied by pictorial handstamp dated 23 July 1959. ()
£6.00
 
 
2088
1959 Illustrated unaddressed FDC for Seventh Anniv of Revolution Transport & Communication with miniature sheet SGMS601 tied by pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
FALKLAND ISLANDS
Lots 2089-2090
 
2089
1989 Plain cover hand addressed to England at 30p rate bearing South Georgia 2p 3p and 25p bird definitives tied by two strikes of King Edward Point South Georgia single ring cds dated 30 June 1989. King Edward Point South Georgia pictorial cachet on front with large cachet for Major Philip on reverse signed by him. ()
£5.00
 
 
2090
1996 Two plain hand addressed covers (both vertical creases) to same address in England at 40p rate one having Marine Life 1p 2p 8p 9p & 20p definitives the other has 5p Missionary Society and 35p Cruise Ship all tied by Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands single ring cds's dated 2 February 1996. Both covers have Post Office Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands oval cachet of same date applied. ()
£5.00
 
 
FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES
 
 
2091
1946 circa Hand addressed cover to Argentina bearing Thick Map ½d to 1/- set of 8 SGG1/G8 however no postal markings so no way of knowing if cover actually went through postal system. 2d value has Extra dot by oval variety SGG3d (SG cat £375 mint or used) plus 9d value (one toned perf) has gap in 80th parallel variety SGG7a. ()
£50.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS
Lots 2092-2112
 
2092
Aden - 1937 Plain printed address cover for Dibben & Son England sent registered bearing Coronation set of 3 each tied by individual strikes of Aden double ring cds for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2093
Botswana - 1981-86 Twenty different illustrated unaddressed first day covers for various issues between 1981 Opening of Botswana Vaccine Institute and 1986 Halley's Comet. Stamps catalogue £130+ for postal use. ()
£15.00
 
 
2094
British Antarctic Territory - 1977 Illustrated official FDC typed address to England bearing 2p to 11p Whales set of 3 tied by single central strike of Halley Bay cds of 4 January 1977. ()
£3.00
 
 
2095
Canada - 1935 Three illustrated Beaver Philatelic Society covers hand addressed two sent registered to same address in England bearing stamps from Silver Jubilee issue one with 5c one with 3c and 10c plus final with 13c all tied by Regina Sask cancels dated 4 May 1935. ()
£6.00
 
 
2096
Canada - 1937 Hand addressed illustrated FDC sent to England bearing KGVI 1c green 2c brown & 3c scarlet SG357/59 all minor damage or tone tied to cover with individual strikes of Winnipeg triple ring cds dated 1 April 1937 - date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2097
Canada - 2007 Canada Post Office unopened collectors packs x 4 containing 29 illustrated unaddressed first day covers for all issues during period January to December 2007 in superb condition original cost of $61.95. ()
£15.00
 
 
2098
Canada - 2012 Canadian Post Office First Day Cover collection comprising 47 FDC for all commemorative issues for the year including miniature sheets housed in special unopened box in original packaging. Cost $99.95 when issued. ()
£15.00
 
 
2099
Falkland Islands - 1965-69 Illustrated unaddressed/ printed address FDC's for 1965 International Co-operation Year 1d & 1/- Port Stanley single ring cds for date of issue plus 1969 21st Anniv of Government Air Service & Centenary of Bishop Stirlings Consecration each bearing sets of 4 tied by Fox Bay single ring FDI cds. ()
£3.50
 
 
2100
India - 1965 Three Indian Army Postal Service illustrated unaddressed covers for UN Force Gaza¬ International Force Laos and International Force Vietnam each with 15p slate SGG1 or N49 with appropriate overprint tied by relevant Army Day FPO cds of 15 January 1965. ()
£7.00
 
 
2101
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1937 Illustrated printed Tanganyika address cover for first day of issue of KGVI 5c with issued stamp 5c black & green SG132 plus Coronation 5c green SG128 & KGV 5c black & green variety "rope joined to sail" SG111b tied by Dar Es Salaam double ring cds of 11 April 1938. KGV 5c rope joined to sail very scarce on cover. ()
£15.00
 
 
2102
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1946 Typed address cover sent registered air mail to Brighton bearing Victory 20c and 30c bottom left corner plate blocks of 4 (20c 79B - 30c 80A) both having single central strike of Nairobi Registered oval cancel dated 11 November 1946 - date of issue. Small closed tear at top affects one 20c stamp. ()
£5.00
 
 
2103
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1952 Five hand addressed covers to same address in London (all sent air mail 3 sent registered) each bearing block of 4 of 10c (block of 4 on front and back) 15c 25c 30c or 40c pictorial definitives SG136 138 140 142 & 143 all tied by central single strike of Nairobi Registered double ring cds dated 1 April 1952 - date of issue. ()
£15.00
 
 
2104
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1952 Illustrated special hand addressed covesent air mail to England bearing 10c 15c 25c 30c or 40c pictorial definitives SG136 138 140 142 & 143 all tied by two strikes of Kampala double ring cds dated 1 April 1952 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2105
Morocco Agencies - 1936 Plain manila Selfridge & Co envelope hand addressed to London bearing French Currency overprints on GB KGV 10c on 1d scarlet plus KEVIII 5c on ½d green and 15c on 1½d red-brown SG217 & 227/28 tied by two strikes of British Post Office Constantinople double ring cds dated 26 October 1936 - date of issue of KEVIII stamps. Black oblong Posted on Day of Issue cachet and purple FB cachet applied to front of cover. ()
£4.00
 
 
2106
Morocco Agencies - 1936 Plain manila Selfridge & Co envelope hand addressed to London bearing Spanish Currency overprints on GB KEVIII 5c on ½d green to 25c on 2½d light blue set of 4 SG160/63 tied by individual strikes of British Post Office Tetuan single ring cds dated 26 October 1936 - date of issue. Purple oblong Posted on Day of Issue cachet and purple B cachet applied to front of cover. ()
£4.00
 
 
2107
Morocco Agencies - 1937 Plain cover typed address to Darracott & Roberts London bearing French Currency overprint on GB KGV 50c on 5d yellow-brown SG221 1937 Coronation 15c on 1½d SG229 plus Tangier overprint on 1937 1½d Coronation SG244 all tied by individual strikes of British Post Office Casablanca double ring cds dated 13 May 1937. ()
£4.00
 
 
2108
Morocco Agencies - 1937 E D Bowie printed address plain FDC (a little surface damage on front away from stamps) bearing French Currency¬ Spanish Currency and Tangier overprints on 1937 1½d Coronation SG164 229 and 244 all tied by individual strikes of British Post Office Tangier double ring cds dated 13 May 1937 - date of issue of stamps. ()
£4.00
 
 
2109
New Zealand - 1967 Typed address plain cover sent registered airmail (Director General GPO WN (Wellington) blue on white label applied) to Australia bearing Decimal Currency ½c to $2 set of 18 SG845/862 all tied by six strikes of special pictorial decimal currency FDI handstamp. Few light tone marks on front. ()
£10.00
 
 
2110
Rhodesia & Nyasaland - 1960 Colour illustrated unaddressed cover commemorating The Opening of the Kariba Dam and Royal Vist to the Federation of the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland bearing Opening of Kariba Dam 3d to 5/- set of 6 SG32/37 tied by three strikes of Kitwe Royal Visit Rhodesia & Nyasaland special cancel dated 17 May 1960¬ date of issue. Displayed on A4 page with typed write up. ()
£10.00
 
 
2111
Rhodesias - 1947-78 Range of 13 different mostly illustrated first day covers for issues between Southern Rhodesia 1947 Royal Vist to Rhodesia 1978 4th Definitive issue. ()
£10.00
 
 
2112
Swaziland - 1947 Typed address illustrated cover for Royal Visit issue sent registered to Whitefield King bearing set of 4 tied by two strikes of Mbabane cds's for date of issue. ()
£1.50
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2113-2119
 
2113
Jersey - 1941-43 Arms ½d and 1d plus Views ½d to 3d set of 6 each on post card (4 picture) all tied by cds's for date of issue. ()
£9.00
 
 
2114
Guernsey - 1969-88 Ninety three Official illustrated unaddressed or small label address FDC's apparently complete for all commemorative and definitive issues (couple of miniature sheets) between 1969 Definitives to £1 and 1988 Europa. Includes many commemorative sets in gutter pairs and complete definitive sets to £5 all stamps tied by appropriate pictorial or cds FDI Bureau hand stamps. Lot includes six different similar covers for Alderney issues. ()
£15.00
 
 
2115
1999 Royal Mail typed address illustrated FDC for Machin high values £1.50 £2 £3 and £5 all tied by Edinburgh Bureau pictorial FDI hand stamp. ()
£4.00
 
 
2116
1999-2010 Fourteen plain printed or hand addressed covers bearing various issues inc 1999 Total Eclipse 2007 Beatles and 2008 Christmas miniature sheets all tied by FDI cancels. ()
£7.50
 
 
2117
2008-09 Six Royal Mail typed address illustrated FDC's as follows 2008 Women of Distinction 2009 Fire & Rescue Service¬ Royal Navy Uniforms¬ Eminent Britons¬ Olympic and Paralympic Games and Christmas all tied by appropriate pictorial FDI Bureau hand stamps. ()
£6.00
 
 
2118
2008-10 Eight Royal Mail typed address illustrated FDC's for Regional definitives 2008 50p & 81p and 2010 60p & 97p all tied by appropriate country pictorial FDI hand stamps. ()
£4.00
 
 
2119
2010 Seven Royal Mail typed address illustrated FDC's as follows Classic Album Covers¬ 350th Anniv Royal Society¬ Battersea Dogs & Cats Home¬ House of Stewart¬ Mammals¬ Britain Alone and House of Stuart all tied by appropriate pictorial FDI Bureau hand stamps. ()
£8.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN BUCKINGHAM PALACE
Lots 2120-2133
 
2120
2003 Fruit & Vegetables set of 10 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2121
2003 A British Journey Scotland set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2122
2003 Europa British Pub Signs set of 5 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2123
2003 Classic Transport Toys set of 5 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2124
2003 250th Anniv of British Museum set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2125
2003 Christmas set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2126
2004 A British Journey Wales set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2127
2004 Woodland Animals 1st se-tenant block of 10 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue with 1st Fox stamp also tied by Winsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2128
2005 150th Death Anniv of Charlotte Bronte set of 6 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2129
2005 Centenary of the Magic Circle set of 5 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2130
2005 Motocycles set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2131
2005 Europa Changing Tastes in Britain set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2132
2005 Classic ITV set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2133
2006 Animal Tales set of 8 in 4 se-tenant pairs on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Buckingham Palace SWA 1AA single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN WINDSOR CASTLE
Lots 2134-2149
 
2134
2003 Fruit & Vegetables set of 10 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2135
2003 Extreme Endevours set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2136
2003 A British Journey Scotland set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2137
2003 Europa British Pub Signs set of 5 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2138
2003 Classic Transport Toys set of 5 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2139
2003 250th Anniv of British Museum set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2140
2003 Christmas set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2141
2004 A British Journey Wales set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2142
2004 200th Anniv of the Royal Society of Arts set of 6 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2143
2004 Woodland Animals 1st se-tenant block of 10 on typed address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Winsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2144
2005 Farm Animals 1st se-tenant block of 10 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by four strikes of Winsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2145
2005 Centenary of the Magic Circle set of 5 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by three strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2146
2005 Motocycles set of 6 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2147
2005 Europa Changing Tastes in Britain set of 6 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2148
2005 Classic ITV set of 6 on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2149
2006 Animal Tales set of 8 in 4 se-tenant pairs on typed label address Royal Mail cover all tied by two strikes of Windsor Castle SL4 1NJ single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
FIRST FLIGHT¬ AVIATON & CRASH COVERS
Lots 2150-2155
 
2150
Great Britain - 1960 Five identical colour illustrated covers all printed address for First Scheduled Flight BEA Comet 4B comprising London to Moscow¬ London to Istanbul¬ London to Oslo and return plus London to Helsinki all bearing appropriate stamp tied by 1 April or 1 June 1960 cancel with appropriate arrival cancel and cachets on reverse.to LondonLondon ()
£6.00
 
 
2151
Great Britain - 1953-61 Six plain covers for different flights all with printed/typed British European Airways addresses in Guernsey¬ Jersey¬ Birmingham or London five with GB 2½d stamps other with 3d stamp applied plus BEA Airway Letter Service label (values 6d + 1d x 2¬ 8d x 2¬ 9d and 1/-) also on front. GB stamps tied by appropriate cancels with BEA labels tied by different BEA or Waterloo Air Terminal dated cachets plus one with additional By Helicoptor Service cachet. ()
£10.00
 
 
2152
Mauritius - 1937 Hand addressed plain cover carried on the Roland Garros flight to Rayuala Henry GPO London (sender W Henry GPO Port Louis on backflap) at 1r 25 rate bearing KGV 25c strip of 3 plus 50c all tied by General Post Office Mauritius single ring cds dated 20 January 1937. London Chief Office purple arrival cds dated 13 February 1937 on reverse. Purple two line Undelivered for Reason Stated Return to Sender cachet applied in London plus black framed Unclaimed Return Letter Section cachet applied in Mauritius. The Roland Garros left Mauritius on 20th January carrying a small quantity of letters. More were picked up in Réunion¬ whence the aeroplane departed on 26th January reaching Paris by easy stages on 12th February. The total mail carried from Réunion comprised 50 letters from Mauritius for France¬ 2·45kg for Madagascar (from Mauritius and Réunion)¬ 1·02kg (mainly from Réunion) for Djibouti¬ Tunisia and Syria and 8kg for Europe. All mail from Mauritius carried on this return flight received a four-line cachet: "MAURICE FRANCE / lère Liaison aéropostale / Avion Roland Garros / Voyage de retour€¬ which was applied in Réunion. ()
£50.00
 
 
2153
Switzerland - 1924 Hand addressed cover to Basel for first flight Laufen to Zurich with special black on blue grey label affixed along with black on buff trilingual air mail label 5c on 2c ochre SG309 plus Air 25c bluish grey & deep blue SG318 both tied by Flugpost Laufen-Zurich cds dated 4 May 1924. Three different air mail cachets on reverse. ()
£6.00
 
 
2154
Switzerland - 1925 20c illustrated postal stationery card typed Munich address uprated with Air 20c green & deep green SG317 tied by special illustrated blue double rim Flugpost 1. Flug Basel - Mannheim oval mark of 28 September 1925. Another strike on card along with black on blue air mail trilingual label & red framed Mit Luftpost Flugposttamt Munchen 2 cachet. ()
£3.00
 
 
2155
Switzerland - 1927 Plain light orange cover hand addressed to Basel bearing Air 20c green & deep green SG317 tied by special illustrated 1. Flugpost St Gallen - Basel pictorial cachet dated 8 August 1927. Flugplatz Basel (Sternenfeld Flugpost cds dated 8 August also applied to front along with black on blue air mail trilingual label. ()
£3.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2156-2186
 
2156
1833 Pre-printed entire dated 11 October 1833 from Arrowsmith Rider containing return of packages and statement of account sent Manchester to Mrs Walker Confectioner High Street Sheffield rated 8 in red having Postpaid in red endorsement and nice strike of Paid at Manchester red single arc handstamp. Displayed on album page with typed write up. ()
£5.00
 
 
2157
1833 Entire (central vertical crease) dated 24 November 1833 Rainham to Charing in Kent rated "6" having fair strike of Sittingbourne 1P Post unframed mark on reverse. ()
£2.00
 
 
2158
1840 Uniform Penny Postage printed entire 20th Annual Report of corps of corn and seed Ipswich District dated 19 September 1840 hand addressed to a merchant in Warrington with very fine strike of curved PAID 1 in circle red mark on front along with F PAID 21 SP 21 1840 tombstone red mark. Good strike of Ipswich double arc cds 20 September 1840 on rear. ()
£12.00
 
 
2159
1843 Uniform Penny Postage entire dated 23 January 1843 being a written statement of account hand addressed to company in London having fine strike of curved PAID 1 red mark on front along with F PAID 24 JA 24 1843 tombstone mark also in red. Wolverhampton lightly smudged double arc cds dated 23 January 1843 on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2160
1847 Uniform Penny Postage entire dated 26 January 1847 hand addressed to firm of solicitors in Halifax endorsed "Paid" with fine strike of 1d red mark on front along with Leeds code C double arc cds dated 26 January 1847. Blue Halifax code 2 (this sideways) double arc cds dated 27 January 1847 on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2161
1848 Uniform Penny Postage small cover hand addressed to London County Bank with good strike of P 1d mark on front along with blue Tunbridge code 5 double arc cds dated 8 August 1848. Black Seven-Oaks double arc cds dated 8 August 1848 on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2162
1863 Wrapper (usual central crease) to Paris bearing 4d pale red (LF) right wing marginal SG80 (cat £300 on cover) tied by fine strike of Leith 221 duplex cancel dated 5 October 1863. Calais and red "PD" transit marks on front plus Paris arrival mark on reverse. ()
£25.00
 
 
2163
1881 Hand addressed cover (inc contents) to London bearing Inland Revenue 1d lilac SGF22 tied by nice strike of Folkestone code D squared circle cancel dated 5 July 1881. ()
£10.00
 
 
2164
1883 Black on blue OHMS Money Letter used registered to Sub Postmaster Balsall Heath Birmingham having superb strike of Registered code A Birmingham oval cancel dated 11 May 1883. Very fine fresh condition and scarce as such. ()
£25.00
 
 
2165
1904 Incoming real photograph postcard (undivided back) showing train station in La Harve to England bearing 10c Sower tied by superb strike of Southampton France MB cds timed 8AM dated 23 January 1904. ()
£7.00
 
 
2166
1910 Small buff parcel label with punch hole at left for attaching to a package having with A Souvenir of the Japan-British Exhibition printed in black hand addressed to St John's with KEVII ½d yellow-green affixed tied by fair strike of Japan-British Exhibition double ring cds dated 29 August 1910. Paper adhesion on reverse. Unusal item not often seen. ()
£9.00
 
 
2167
1911 Hand addressed cover to Norway at 2½d rate bearing KEVII ½d yellow green and 1d bright scarlet x 2 all tied by individual strikes of Rochester cds dated 24 July 1911. ()
£5.00
 
 
2168
1929 Large hand addressed commercial cover (a little tatty around edges) sent air mail to India rate unknown as two stamps removed but 9s10½d in stamps remain comprising KGV ½d green 1d scarlet 3d violet 6d purple x 2 1/- bistre-brown plus Seahorses 2s 6d pale brown and 5/- rose-red all tied by London SWI 46 double ring cds's of 28 November 1929. ()
£15.00
 
 
2169
1935 Correspondence post card long message on reverse from nephew to aunt in Bexhill-on-Sea having a Jamaica Silver Jubilee 1d affixed not cancelled. Eastbourne rubber cds of 26 November 1935 applied to front plus purple framed instructional mark To Pay Posted Unpaid with 2d added. 2d postage due applied tied by Bexhill-on-Sea cds. Part of message reads "Sorry if you have to pay for this¬ it is an experiment." ()
£9.00
 
 
2170
1936 Illustrated hand addressed cover to New Jersey for The SS Queen Mary on First Trip bearing KGV 1½d tied by London SWI macine cancel which also ties blue on yellow illustrated First Trip SS Queen Mary label¬ Large two line Via RMS "Queen Mary" Maiden Voyage red cachet applied diagonally left to right on cover. ()
£7.50
 
 
2171
1937-2009 Bundle of 100+ cards and covers including 21 different PHQ cards 25 complete first day covers and 15 single stamp covers 12 souvenir covers with special handstamps plus couple of signed RAF covers and various other items including 2004 cover from Buckingham Palace with The Royal Collection St Jame's Palace oval cachet applied including original letter on Royal Collection Trust note paper. ()
£15.00
 
 
2172
1941 Typed address cover sent air mail to Sydney NSW Australia printed endorsement "Private" bearing KGVI 2s 6d brown square high value SG476 (light tone around perfs) tied by London WC machine cancel dated 11 March 1941. ()
£8.00
 
 
2173
1944 Unused Admiralty OHMS Official Paid label code S.518a couple light surface scuffs. ()
£1.50
 
 
2174
1947 Hand addressed cover (damage to back flap and closed tear at top) to London bearing KGVI 2½d tied by Cambridge 15 single ring cds dated 25 June 1947. LNER 4d Parcel Stamp applied at Cambridge along with "Express to be handed to Post Office Messenger at" red on cream label applied with Liverpool St added in black ink tied by blue crayon mark. ()
£7.50
 
 
2175
1950s circa black on manila unused Post Office Telegram No Charge For Delivery unused envelope having flap stuck down. ()
£4.00
 
 
2176
1951 Typed address official illustrated Festival of Britain cover bearing Festival of Britain 2½d & 4d tied by Festival of Britain slogan cancel dated 4 May 1951. ()
£2.00
 
 
2177
1951 Festival of Britain illustrated cover having purple rubber stamp dealers address bearing 2½d and 4d tied by Festival of Britain pictorial machine cancel dated 4 May 1951. ()
£1.50
 
 
2178
1953 Front only of typed address cover sent registered to SW19 at 9d rate with KGVI ½d x 4 1d and 6d tied by four strikes of Chelsea Flower Show single ring cds dated 21 May 1953. ()
£5.00
 
 
2179
1955 Hand addressed air mail cover from American serving with USAF Warrington sent registered (Warrington USAF blue on white label applied) to America bearing KGVI 5/- red SG510 tied by USAF Base Warrington Lancs single ring cds dated 7 December 1955. ()
£10.00
 
 
2180
1957 Two different Post Office OHMS unstamped typed NW8 address covers Postmasters Office NW District or General Post Office Headquarters oval purple cachets applied. ()
£2.00
 
 
2181
1960-75 Nice clean range of mainly typed address covers including some illustrated all bearing various GB stamps along with many different Talyllyn Railway stamps applied tied by various cancels and appropriate cachets. ()
£40.00
 
 
2182
1961 Typed address commercial cover sent registered from Barclays Bank Finchley Road to Essex having 1/- and 10½d machine SY166 meter marks one tied by Swiss Cottage cds. ()
£2.00
 
 
2183
1964 Completed GB Inland Telegram form rated 9s 11d having 5d and 1s 6d x 3 Wildings attached on front and 5/- Castle on reverse all tied by Mayfair BI cds's dated 9 October 1964. ()
£5.00
 
 
2184
1966 Unaddressed airmail cover bearing GB Burns Commemotation 4d and 1s 3d tied by individual strikes of Field Post Office 757 code A double ring cds dated 25 January 1966. ()
£3.00
 
 
2185
1967 Certificate of the Issue of a British Money Order (imprint -McC-Gp. 615) having light diagonal crease at right for the amount of £13 18s having fine strike of Marylebone BO W1 code F single ring cds dated 31 May 1967. ()
£2.00
 
 
2186
1969-77 Bundle of 20 typed or unaddressed covers bearing various GB stamps tied by good range of cancels with additional local railway stamps attached for various local railways tied by appropriate cancels and or cachets. Lot includes 3d & 5p platform tickets and re-opening cover for Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Station. ()
£15.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - PERFINS
Lots 2187-2189
 
2187
1920-30 Two commercial statements of account both addressed to Mr Morgan The Clothing Mart Pendre Cardigan bearing KGV ½d green perfin (applied over existing ½d green stamp) with firms initials VSC (Vyse Sons & Co Limited London) or H P Co (Hine Parker & Co Ltd London). Both have KGV 1d or 2d used as receipts with Vyse or Hine Parker overprint. ()
£3.00
 
 
2188
1929 Two commercial statements of account both addressed to Mr Morgan The Clothing Mart Pendre Cardigan both bearing KGV ½d green perfin with firms initials VSC (Vyse Sons & Co Limited London) and H W C Co (Hitchcock¬ Williams & Co London)). Both have KGV 2d used as receipt having Vyse or Hitchcock Williams commercial overprint. ()
£3.00
 
 
2189
1936 Large creased and a little soiled Cepea Fabrics Manchester printed commercial cover rubber stamped address sent airmail to Australia containing samples sent at £1 1s 3d rate bearing KGV 4d photograuve plus 1/- bistre-brown x 21 (block of 20 (4 x 5) one damaged and single) SG429 all perfin CPA and tied by Manchester 21 double ring cds dated 1 May 1936. Unusual to see large blocks of perfins on cover. ()
£10.00
 
 
GULF AREA
 
 
2190
1887-1971 14 covers from range of countries including Egypt Iraq Lebanon Palestine Saudi Arabia and one from Turkey with range cancels. ()
£10.00
 
 
INDIA
Lots 2191-2193
 
2191
1870s-1950s Thirty five items of postal history including few unused postal stationery items slightly mixed condition with better early railway cancels plus other marks. ()
£15.00
 
 
2192
1890s-1940s Thirty four mint and used postal stationery items plus some covers all for various States with good range of stamps and cancels on used items. ()
£15.00
 
 
2193
2003 Locally hand addressed cover (all in local script) sent registered from Sanganer Bazar at 11.44 am on 10 December 2003 at 22r rate bearing on reverse 2r rose SG1925a x 5 plus 3r otter imperf block of 4 SG1926 variety all tied by Sanganer Bazer cds's dated 10 December 2003. 3r block also tied by registration label. Maybe philatelic use however genuine use of imperf block of 4 scarce on cover. ()
£10.00
 
 
INDIA - POST OFFICES NOW IN PAKISTAN
Lots 2194-2196
 
2194
1873-1945 Thirty five items of postal history all used in Indian places now in Pakistan including ten having Bahawalpur cancels¬ some railway and DLO cancels mainly QV¬ KEVII and KGV period with some later. Condition somewhat mixed however nice range of cancels suitable for further study. ()
£40.00
 
 
2195
1884-1940 Thirty four items of postal history all used in Indian places now in Pakistan including twenty eight having Bahawalpur cancels¬ with some railway and instructional markings mainly QV¬ KEVII and KGV period with a few later. Condition somewhat mixed however nice range of cancels suitable for further study. ()
£60.00
 
 
2196
1892-1947 Eighteen items of postal history all used in Indian places now in Pakistan including ten having Bahawalpur cancels (one in green)¬ some railway cancels noted. Mainly QV¬ KEVII and KGV period with some later. Condition somewhat mixed however nice range of cancels suitable for further study. ()
£20.00
 
 
INDIA - POST OFFICES NOW IN BANGLADESH
 
 
2197
1884-1947 Nineteen mostly postal stationery cards/covers all used in Indian places now in Bangladesh including 1884 registered cover with East India Stamps. Condition a little mixed however nice array of locations and ideal for further study. ()
£25.00
 
 
INDIA - STAMPS USED IN PONDICHERRY
 
 
2198
1909 Tatty damaged unstamped postcard having nice strike of Pondicherry Due One Anna horseshoe instructional mark applied along with Pondicherry single ring cds dated 12 December 1909 T-5 Out Set No 3 railways cds dated 14 December and Velaur arrival single ring cds dated 16 December 1909. ()
£4.00
 
 
INDIAN STATES
 
 
2199
Gwalior - 1896-1950 30+ used postal stationery cards & covers slightly mixed condition good range of cancels seen. ()
£7.50
 
 
KUT - KENYA¬ UGANDA AND TANGANYIKA
Lots 2200-2203
 
2200
1923-35 Bundle of 27 covers mostly hand addressed to various destinations world wide all having KGV KUT definitives attached tied by nice range of postmarks. ()
£15.00
 
 
2201
1935-37 Bundle of 17 commercial covers mix hand and typed address most sent air mail to England with good range of stamps and postmarks. ()
£21.00
 
 
2202
1937-52 Bundle of 40 covers all KGVI stamps or Official Franks nearly all KUT used mainly sent locally or to England with good range of stamps and cancels. Few commercial use and FDC plus other better items seen Postal Frank Kenya High School¬ OHMS No 214 Military Franked¬ Postal Frank Secretariat Nairobi Kenya Colony and Imperial Airways First Flight cover 6 June 1937 by flying boat "Canopus". ()
£20.00
 
 
2203
1953-69 Bundle of 72 covers mix on typed and hand addressed including 15 FDC for 1953 Coronation (12 different illustrated covers) and 8 FDC for 1954 Royal Vist (6 different illustrated covers) plus many different covers with plenty of postmark interest. Some cachets and instructional marks seen. ()
£20.00
 
 
KUWAIT
 
 
2204
1979 Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research printed air mail cover typed address to England having good strike of Kuwait bilingual 0.30f meter mark (machine PB60) of 4 May 1979. ()
£4.00
 
 
MALTA
Lots 2205-2206
 
2205
1901 Colour Italian postcard (undivided back) showing ladies and men on bikes hand addressed to London at 1d rate bearing ¼d Harbour of Valletta blaock of 4 SG31a tied by two strikes of Valletta Malta oval cancel dated 12 November 1901. ()
£3.00
 
 
2206
1979 Incoming hand addressed cover from England bearing 9p Machin tied by Cambridge slogan cancel dated 23 February 1979. Black oblong UK T FS 1½ 10½ cachet applied along with Malta T black oblong cachet with 1c added in blue ink applied with Malta 1c green postage due tied by Valletta cds dated 1 March 1979. ()
£4.00
 
 
MILITARY AND CENSOR
Lots 2207-2220
 
2207
Algeria - 1943-45 Fifteen hand addressed covers to Red Cross Switzerland all bearing Algerian stamps tied by various cancels and opened and closed by censor tape having various censor marks applied. Lot includes 17 covers from various parts of France 1944-45 again addressed to Red Cross in Switzerland having various stamps and cancels applied. ()
£15.00
 
 
2208
Bermuda - 1942 Hand addressed illustrated cover to New Zealand bearing KGVI Grape Bay Paget 2½d light blue & sepia-black SG113a tied by Hamilton cds dated 29 November 1942. Opened and sealed with Examined By 53083 censor tape at left. ()
£2.00
 
 
2209
British Honduras - 1918 Hand addressed cover (tone spots both sides) from Holy Family Convent Stann Creek to New Orleans USA at 3c rate bearing KGV 1c green & 2c red tied by Stann Creek code E single ring cds dated 12 December 1918."Opened By Censor No" black on white tape at left tied by purple Passed By Censor 1153 circular cachet on reverse. ()
£2.00
 
 
2210
Cameroun - 1940 American Protestant Mission Nkol Mvolan Abong Mbang Cameroon printed cover hand address to USA at 4f 75 surface rate bearing New York World Fair 1f 25 (small crease) SG117 50c Banyo Waterfall SG130 and 3f Elephants SG144 all tied by two strikes of Abong M'Bang Cameroon single ring cds dated 18 January 1940 with an additional strike alongside. Opened and sealed at left with black on white postal censor tape tied by oval censor marks both sides and B3 censor marks on front. Circular Postal censor mark also on front additionally ties 1f 25 stamp. Some discolouration both sides does not detract. ()
£12.00
 
 
2211
Cameroun - 1941 Hand addressed (partially erased after arrival) cover sent air mail (black on grey label affixed) to London at 8f 50 rate bearing Adherence to General de Gaulle overprints on 10c 40c 1f 40 1f 60 and 5f definitives (SG157 162 171 173 &178) all tied by Douala Cameroun single ring cds's dated 18 July 1941. Opened and sealed at right with French Military censor tape tied both sides by oval military censor marks. Black Controle Postal Commission A Territory Du Cameroun mark on front plus red half circle with Censor inside mark. Lagos "Come on the Phone" arrival mark of 21 July 1941 on rear. ()
£20.00
 
 
2212
Egypt - 1945 Black and white post card of street scene in Cairo unstamped sent "On active service" having Egypt 121 Postage Prepaid cds dated 21 March 1945. Purple Egyptian censor mark British Shield purple censor 8157 mark and red 224 circular mark all applied. ()
£6.00
 
 
2213
Great Britain - 1915 Scopes & Co "Bas-Relief" sepia Greeting Postcard of HMS Neptune message dated 22 August 15 sent to England bearing KGV ½d green tied by dumb barred cancel having purple framed oblong Passed By Censor two line mark applied. ()
£3.00
 
 
2214
Jamaica - 1940 Hand addressed air mail cover endorsed "Trans Atlantic" between family members from Morant Bay to RAF officer care of Bank of Nova Scotia London England sent at 2s 2d rate bearing KGVI 1d and 1/- (one damaged) x 2 all tied by fair strikes of Morant Bay cds's dated 27 August 1940. Purple 6 in circle censor mark applied to front which also ties one 1d stamp. Opened and sealed right with red on white Opened By Censor tape. ()
£10.00
 
 
2215
Kenya¬ Uganda & Tanganyika - 1916-52 Bundle of 9 covers and 1 front (slightly mixed condition) all having various military cancels or censor marks applied. ()
£10.00
 
 
2216
Libya - 1941 Unstamped cover (large closed tear on reverse from opening and slight water staining) internally used Tripoli to Garian between two comrades in blackshirt divisions having Posta Militare N 93 cds dated 20 May 1941 on front and Garian cds dated 8 June 1941 on reverse along with black on white censor label. ()
£5.00
 
 
2217
Libya - 1954 Stampless small manila OHMS Economy cover hand addressed to HQ NAAFI B.I.S. Benghazi sent registered having blue on white FPO D.S. No 757 label applied with Field Post Office 757 cds dated 5 Novenmber 1954 on both sides. ()
£2.00
 
 
2218
Malta - 1914 Typed address commercial cover (backflap missing) to London bearing KGV 1d tied by Valletta cds dated 30 September 1914. Opened and sealed at left with Opened under Martial Law black on white label with unframed Passed By Censor mark on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
2219
Palestine - 1918 Hand addressed cover (central vertical fold) to New York bearing 1p indigo SG1 tied by date unclear Army Post Office cds. Cover opened at top by Examined By Censor label tied to front by Palestine Censorship No 3 oblong cachet with shamfered corners which also ties stamp. ()
£20.00
 
 
2220
Tanganyika - 1917 Black & white real photograph German UPU postcard (top right corner missing) showing villagers and cattle used to England endorsed "On Active Service" having good strike of Base Office B I.E.F. cds dated 29 July 1917 with scarce double framed Passed By Postal Censor Daressalam purple cachet also applied. ()
£16.00
 
 
MOROCCO AGENCIES
Lots 2221-2222
 
2221
French Currency - 1937 Hand addressed cover sent registered (Rabat blue on white registered label applied) to England bearing various stamps. ()
£3.00
 
 
2222
1938 Darracott & Roberts typed address cover sent registered Tangier to London bearing various British & Spanish Currency stamps. ()
£2.00
 
 
MUSCAT
 
 
2223
1954 Typed address inter bank cover sent registered sea mail to India with Muscat blue on white registered label affixed to front with purple two line Registered Sea Mail cachet also applied. 3a on 3d deep lilac and 6a on 6d reddish purple on GB QEII stamps SG47 & 49 on reverse tied by Muscat single ring cds dated 4 July 1954 having Bombay arrival cds dated 10 July 1954 also on reverse. ()
£22.00
 
 
NEW HEBRIDES
Lots 2224-2225
 
2224
1937 Luggage tag sent registered Port-Vila (registered mark applied direct to tag) typed address to Rev W Pain St Michaels Rectory Stamford England bearing 5d (50c) ultramarine (colour faded) bottom right corner marginal imprint block of 6 (3 x 2) SG47 tied by two strikes of New Hebrides Vila single ring cds dated 9 November 1937. Same cds on address side along with GPO Sydney RS NSW Aust single ring cds dated 26 October 1937. Assumed Australia cds has wrong date month slugs entered. ()
£5.00
 
 
2225
1978 Two unaddressed illustrated FDC's for Concorde issue one bearing English set of 4 other French set of 4 both tied by single central strike of Port Vila FDI cds. ()
£2.00
 
 
PALESTINE
 
 
2226
1898 Black & white illustrated postcard (undivided back) hand addressed to Berlin bearing Turkey 20 para red-brown tied ny good strike of Camp Imperial Jerusalam bilingual black barred cancel. Berlin transit cds dated 16 November and district arrival cds dated 17 November 1898 on reverse of card. Fine and scarce item of Ottoman era postal history. ()
£50.00
 
 
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
 
 
2227
1938 Hand addressed cover (backflap missing plus couple small nicks) to Australia bearing 5d Air SG196 tied by Rabaul cds dated 2 June 1938. ()
£3.00
 
 
NORTHERN RHODESIA
 
 
2228
1942 KGV 1924 2d light brown size b postal stationery envelope (H&GB1) overprinted Specimen in black which has some how found its way to Australia where it been used airmail by a Stamp Company in Hobart Tasmania hand addressed to New Zealand uprated with Australian 1d¬ 2d x 2 and ½d kangaroo (this T perfin) KGVI definitives. Stamps tied by Hobart cancels dated 18 May 1942. Cover opened and sealed at left with Opened By Censor 6 red on white tape which is tied to front by 6 Passed By Censor 7 diamond purple cachet. Unusual use of Specimen overprinted postal stationery used on a different continent. ()
£30.00
 
 
ST CHRISTOPHER¬ NEVIS AND ANGUILLA
 
 
2229
1954 Black & white postcard Tree Ferns St Kitts (small closed tear at top) hand addressed to England sent at 3c surface postcard rate bearing QEII 3c SG109 tied by Basseterre single ring cds dated 10 November 1954. Scarce genuine post card rate used. ()
£2.00
 
 
SARAWAK
 
 
2230
1947 Typed locally addressed cover sent registered bearing Crown Colony 1c to $5 set of 15 SG150/64 tied by 4 strikes of Kuching single ring cds for 16 April 1947 - date of issue ()
£7.50
 
 
SEYCHELLES
 
 
2231
1956 Pencil Mahe address cover bearing KGVI 2c purple-brown SG135a (couple surface rubs) tied by Anse Royale code B single ring cds of 28 February 1956 with better strike alongside. Black "T" mark applied and "02cts" added in pencil. Postage Due 2c scarlet & carmine SGD1 applied tied by Victoria Seychelles code B single ring cds of 1 March 1956. ()
£8.00
 
 
SOUTH AFRICA
 
 
2232
1950 Hand addressed cover to England bearing 2d definitive tied by Johannesburg machine cancel dated 30 November 1950 having 1950 Anti TB 1d Christmas seal on reverse. ()
£2.00
 
 
UGANDA
 
 
2233
1966 Hand addressed official cover (light creasing on edges) sent reistered airmail from East African Posts and Telecommunications Administration Nairobi to Somalia (unusual destination) at 4s 70c rate bearing Uganda bird definatives 40c 50c 1s 30 and 2s 50 all tied by Nairobi single ring cds's dated 25 April 1966. ()
£5.00
 
 
WORLD
 
 
2234
1921-2012 Bundle of 50+ cards and covers from many different countries (no Commonwealth or Great Britain) including censored cover¬ FDC inc USA 1993 Elvis having Marshall Islands $5 encapsulated in cover plus postal stationery items & commercial covers. ()
£12.00
 
 
ZANZIBAR
 
 
2235
1935-64 Bundle of 30 covers slightly mixed condition including FDC for 1936 Silver Jubilee (3) 1944 Al Busaid Dynasty 1946 Victory (3) 1949 UPU (2) and later 1937 First Flight cover with slogan cachet plus other items inc Buy Zanzibar Cloves cachet. ()
£20.00