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LE7 9ZU
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POSTAL HISTORY
 
ADEN
Lots 2477-2479
 
2477
1906-07 Three different black & white postcards (two undivided backs) all addressed to London bearing India KEVII ½a or 1a stamps tied by Aden single ring cds cancels. ()
£5.00
 
 
2478
1935 Typed address cover (backflap missing) to England bearing India KGV 2a 6p orange tied by Aden Camp cds dated 10 October 1935. ()
£5.00
 
 
2479P
1947 Hand addressed Official (crest on backflap) cover damaged at right sent registered with Aden GPO registered label applied and Post Office Aden purple cachet having KGVI 2a and 8a x 2 on reverse tied by Aden double ring cds dated 13 February 1947. Originally addressed to Scotland then redirected to Radio Officer SS Ficus London then further redirected to Falmouth with typed label. ()
£7.50
1947 Hand addressed Official (crest on backflap) cover damaged at right sent registered with Aden GPO registered label applied and Post Office Aden purple cachet having KGVI 2a and 8a x 2 on reverse tied by Aden double ring cds dated 13 February 1947. Originally addressed to Scotland then redirected to Radio Officer SS Ficus London then further redirected to Falmouth with typed label. ()
 
AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES
Lots 2480-2482
 
2480
1889 Printed address cover to Edwin Dawson Yorkshire England from John Dawson Bourke NSW at 6d rate (Europe letter rate) bearing vertical strip three of Emu 2d chalky blue perf 11 x 12 SG254e tied by faint 52 in barred oval and Bourke cds's dated 27 September 1889. Manuscript endorsment Per "RMS Oraya O.S.N.Co sailing 5 October 1889" applied on front. Sheffield arrival code 4A cds dated 11 April 1889 on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2481
1897 Hand addressed cover used within NSW Sydney to Moree bearing Emu 2d Prussian blue perf 11 x 12 SG254c tiws by NSW Sydney duplex cancel dated 15 April 1897. Moree arrival cds dated 16 April on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
2482
1939 Long cover hand addressed to England from Department of Works¬ Water Suppy and Sewage Brisbane City Council bearing New South Wales Emu 2d Prussian blue overprinted OS SGO40 tied by Graceville cds dated 24 November 1939 having a better strike alongside. Exceedingly late use as especially as Official stamps were withdrawn from government departments on 31 December 1894. ()
£25.00
 
 
AUSTRALIA
Lots 2483-2485
 
2483
1939 Blue on white pre-printed Air Mail label for deliveries to Alexandria Egypt completed and used from Melbourne on 21 October 1939. ()
£1.00
 
 
2484
1949-50 Six locally addressed covers (condition a little mixed) having various stamps all tied by Hobart cancels. All have different Not Known or Unclaimed cachets applied along with most having Dead Letter cds's for various locations. ()
£4.00
 
 
2485
1970 Hand addressed cover Georgetown Tasmania to NY USA at 45c rate (5c and 40c tied by Georgetown cds of 24 November 1970) with purple Air Mail Special Delivery two lined unframed cachet on front with orange & white Messenger Delivery label affixed both sides. ()
£2.00
 
 
BAHAMAS
 
 
2486
1944 Blue on grey printed address cover (opened out on three sides) to Montgomery Ward Export Department Illinois USA bearing 3d blue SG154a tied by black oval double rimmed Proud D4 TRD (Temporary Date Stamp) dated 15 May 1944. Nassua slogan transit mark dated 17 May 1944 on reverse. ()
£25.00
 
 
BAHRAIN
Lots 2487-2489
 
2487
1949 Hand addressed air mail cover to France bearing 75th Anniv of UPU 6a on 6d bright purple SG69 tied by poorish strike of Bahrain double ring cds dated 26 November 1949. Rare stamp used on cover especially as single use. ()
£100.00
 
 
2488
1950 Firms commercial air mail cover (roughly opened at right) to Bombay at 6a rate bearing on reverse KGVI ½a on ½d green SG51 x 6 plus 3a on 3d pale violet SG56 all tied by five strikes of type 26 cds dated 2 September 1950. ()
£7.50
 
 
2489
1952 Hand addressed cover sent air mail cover (slight damage bottom right) to Bombay at 6a rate bearing on reverse KGVI ½a on ½d pale orange SG71 x 12 (three blocks of 4) all tied by three strikes of type 26 cds dated 18 January 1952. ()
£7.50
 
 
BARBADOS
Lots 2490-2493
 
2490
1919 Illustrated International Schools of Latin America typed address cover sent registered (Barbados blue on white label applied) to New York bearing War Tax overprint on 1d bright red SG197 and 4d black & red SG199 tied by two strikes of Barbados RLO single ring cds dated 8 July dated 8 July 1919. New York transit cancel on reverse. ()
£25.00
 
 
2491
1922 Hand addressed cover sent registered (Barbados blue on white label applied) to Boston USA bearing 2d grey x 2 SG221 tied by single strike of Barbados RLO single ring cds dated 28 September 1922. New York and Boston transit cancels on reverse. ()
£15.00
 
 
2492
1941 Hand addressed air mail cover to propoganda radio station in Boston at 1s 7d rate bearing 1d scarlet 6d violet & 1/- olive-green SG249 & 254/55 tied by 2 strikes of Barbados St Philip single ring cds dated 11 June 1941 with another strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2493
1948 Hand addressed air mail cover to England at 1s 8d rate bearing Royal Insurance Company Bridgetown 4d x 2 and 1/- red meter marks dated 9 August 1948 which are additional cancelled with Circulation Branch GPO Barbados dated 10 August 1948. ()
£25.00
 
 
BASUTOLAND
Lots 2494-2500
 
2494
1887 Scarce receipt for a registered letter having Maseru single ring cds dated 28 July 1887. ()
£65.00
 
 
2495
1903 Cape of Good Hope 1d on 1½d postal stationery card H&G12 from Maphutseng (place of the pumpkins) on 8 February 1903 to Switzerland with two part strikes of Mohaleshoek (brave warrior) cds of 11 February 1903. Swiss arrival cds of 9 March 1903 also on card. ()
£45.00
 
 
2496
1905 Hand addressed mourning cover (a little tatty & backflap missing¬ a little contemporary writing on front) Teyateyaneng (The Place of the Quicksands) to Ireland bearing Cape of Good Hope KEVII 1d scarlet tied by a little sudged strike of Teyateyaneng Basutoland cds dated 2 July 1905. ()
£35.00
 
 
2497
1909 Cape of Good Hope KEVII ½d hand addressed to Morija (lengthy message in French) having fine strike of Mafeteng cds dated 26 May 1909. Single ring strike of Morija cds of same date on reverse. Lot includes Cape of Good Hope KEVII 1d stamp with fine strike of Morija cds dated 1 August 1909. ()
£45.00
 
 
2498
1916 Hand addressed cover (Morija Sesuto Book Depot Morija Basutoland printed top left corner) to Tayateyaneng at ½d unsealed envelope printed matter rate with ½d South Africa coil stamp. South Africa administered Basutoland & Swaziland postal systems until 1933. ()
£40.00
 
 
2499
1928 South African ½d green postal stationery card (usual spike hole) to Book Depot c/o Morija Post Office requesting supply of books having fine strike of Maseru double ring cds with South Africa in centre dated 15 February 1928. ()
£16.00
 
 
2500
1961 Plain unaddressed cover (Government blue crest on back flap) bearing Postage Due 1c surcharge on 2d deep reddish violet and 5c surcharge on 2d deep reddish violet SGD6/D7 both tied by individual strikes of Maseru Basutoland double ring cds's of 14 February 1961. ()
£2.00
 
 
BECHUANALAND
 
 
2501
1947 Typed addressed cover to Shell PO Box in Johannesburg (this altered in blue crayon) bearing 1½d dull blue SG120 tied by Serowe double ring cds dated 10 July 1947. ()
£12.00
 
 
BERMUDA
Lots 2502-2503
 
2502
1927 Colour post card of St David's Lighthouse sent to USA bearing 1d caravel tied by St George's single ring cds dated 12 October 1927. ()
£4.00
 
 
2503
1945 Stampless OHMS envelope having King Edward VII Memorial Hospital imprint bottom left typed address to Pembroke with Paget single ring cds dated 5 December 1945. ()
£20.00
 
 
BRITISH GUIANA
 
 
2504
1949 Typed addressed air mail cover to Denmark (unusual destination) at 40c rate with 75th Anniv of UPU 4c 12c & 24c SG324 & 326/27 tied by Georgetown cds's of 6 December 1949. ()
£20.00
 
 
BRITISH HONDURAS & BELIZE
 
 
2505
1931 Typed address cover to USA at 4c rate bearing KGV 2c x 2 tied by nice strike of Cayo British Honduras single ring cds dated 8 August 1931 with another strike alongside. Belize cds dated 10 August on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
BURMA
 
 
2506
1947 Hand addressed to England airmail cover endorsed On Active Service from a serving member of the RAF stationed at Mingaladon bearing 1½a orange SG55 tied by good strike of Mingaladon Camp cds dated 23 June 1947. Includes contents being a typed letter to parents with writers thoughts on RAF's continued presence in Burma. ()
£6.00
 
 
CANADA
Lots 2507-2508
 
2507
1928 KGV 2c green postal stationery envelope hand addressed to USA fine strike of Royal Winter Fair Toronto 21 to 29 November 1928 slogan meter franking dated 4 October 1928. ()
£4.00
 
 
2508
1932 Hand addressed cover to USA bearing KGV 1c green SG305 tied by Mail Your Christmas Parcel Early Victoria slogan cancel dated 20 December 1932. Fine strike of green Grace Line Pacific Coast - New York Service Santa Rosa Maiden Voyage cds of same date alongside. Great Neck NY arrival cds dated 27 December on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
EGYPT
Lots 2509-2515
 
2509
1879-84 H&G1 20pa brown postal card (diagonal corner crease at left) address and message in Arabic having Port Said and Ismailia cds's on front dated 18 March 1888. Small black circular Arabic (censor?) mark on reverse. ()
£4.00
 
 
2510
1885 Hand addressed cover in Arabic to Cairo bearing 1pi blue SG54 tied by fine strike of bilingual Damiette cds with star and crescent dated 27 March 1885. ()
£30.00
 
 
2511
1894 Hand addressed cover to Switzerland at 1pi 10m rate bearing 1pi blue SG54 plus 2m green 3m yellow and 5m rose SG54 59 61 & 63 tied by Cairo Continental Hotel bilingual cds's dated 9 February 1894. Eary Hotel cover and attractive 4 colour franking. ()
£25.00
 
 
2512
1909 Unaddressed plain cover (insect damage at top not affecting stamps) having Alexandria code G bilingual cds dated 10 March 1909 bottom left with black framed "T" mark top right. 3m on 2p orange x 2 SGD75 & D76 (SG cat £32.50 from x 50 on cover) applied top right both tied by Alexandria code D bilingual cds dated 10 March 1909. ()
£18.00
 
 
2513
1910 Black & white postcard (soiling both sides) three Bisharin boys in Assuan sent to England with 4m scarlet SG62 tied by off card Assuan bilingual cds of 7 November 1910. ()
£10.00
 
 
2514P
1931 Unaddressed cover (hinge marks on reverse) bearing Graf Zepplin surcharges and overprint 50m on 27m chestnut showing '1951' for '1931' flaw plus 100m on 27m chestnut SG185a & 186 tied by individual strikes of bilingual Cairo Graf Zeppelin cds of 11 April 1931. ()
£60.00
1931 Unaddressed cover (hinge marks on reverse) bearing Graf Zepplin surcharges and overprint 50m on 27m chestnut showing '1951' for '1931' flaw plus 100m on 27m chestnut SG185a & 186 tied by individual strikes of bilingual Cairo Graf Zeppelin cds of 11 April 1931. ()
 
2515
1936 Printed address plain cover to England bearing Anglo-Egyptian Treaty set of 3 SG245/247 tied by bilingual Parliament cds of 22 December 1936 - date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
FALKLAND ISLANDS
Lots 2516-2518
 
2516
1949 Three hand addressed plain covers sent air mail to Ministry of Pensions Blackpool England at 1/- rate¬ 1s 3d rate or 2/- rate (1/- vertical pair one with light staining) all having faintish Port Stanley cds cancels. ()
£7.50
 
 
2517
1952 Unaddressed OHMS large clean cover bearing ½d black & green to 4d black & claret plus 6d black & purple to 1/- black & purple SGG1/G3 & G5/G8 plus 2½d black & deep blue & 3d black & blue SGG11b/12 all tied by 4 strikes of Falklands Islands Dependency South Orkneys single ring cds dated 26 April 1952. ()
£10.00
 
 
2518
1958 Printed Port Stanley rubber stamped address illustrated Signy Island Antarctic Base 'H' cover bearing Dependencies 2½d Penola ship definitive SGG30 tied by Signey Islands single ring cds dated 18 November 1958. ()
£2.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS
Lots 2519-2534
 
2519
Australia - 1946 Red printed address special registered cover (opened at top) to Southern Stamp Service England for Victory Commemoration bearing set of 3 SG213/15 tied by Sydney single ring cds's for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2520
Australia - 1956 Wessex illustrated cover for Olympic Games issue sent air mail to England bearing 4d to 2/- set of 4 SG290/93 tied by Sydney single ring cds's for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2521
Australian Antarctic Territory - 1966 Pictorial definitives original 10 values 1c to $1 SG8/10 & 12/18 tied to illustrated typed address cover by Macquarie pictorial FDI handstamp dated 11 December 1966 plus three iidentical typed address covers each bearing pictorial 5c definitive tied by pictorial FDI handstamps for Macquarie Island¬ Mawson or Wilkes. ()
£8.00
 
 
2522
Australian Antarctic Territory - 1966-67 Three typed address Australian Post Office FDC bearing 1966 pictorial definitives¬ one 1c block of 4¬ one 2c horizontal pair and one with 4c (SG8/10) all tied by Macquarie Island¬ Mawson or Wilkes pictorial FDI handstamps. ()
£3.00
 
 
2523
British Antarctic Islands - 1973 Small printed label address illustrated FDC for the Royal Wedding bearing 5p & 19p issued stamps tied by single strike of Argentine Islands Graham Land single ring cds dated 23 December 1973 - date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2524
Gambia - 1967 Plain On The Service Of The Gambia Government unaddressed cover bearing Bird definitives ½d to £1 set of 13 SG233/45 tied by 6 strikes of Bathurst Gambia double ring cds dated 8 February 1967 - dated of issue. ()
£7.50
 
 
2525
Hong Kong - 1968 Colour illustrated hand addressed FDC sent registered airmail Kowloon to Royal Navy Commander in Singapore for Sea Craft issue with 10c to $1.30 set SG247/52 tied by two strikes of Tsin Sha Tsui Hong (3) Kong single ring cds's for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2526
Kenya Uganda Tanganyika - 1937 Hand addressed air mail cover sent registered Kilindini (blue on white label attached) to England at 80c registered air mail rate with Coronation 5c x 4 and 30c x 2 SG128 & 130 tied by Kilindini double rim cds of 12 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£20.00
 
 
2527
New Hebrides - 1978 Two unaddressed illustrated FDC's for Concorde issue one bearing English set other French set both tied by single central strike of Port Vila FDI cds. ()
£1.00
 
 
2528
Norfolk Island - 1947 Typed address plain cover to firm of stamp Dealers in England having violet rubber stamped 3 line endorsement "Norfolk Island First Day Cover 10 June 1947" bearing original 12 values ½d orange to 2/- yellow-bistre SG1/12 tied by 5 strikes of Norfolk Island Aust single ring cds dated 10 June 1947 - date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2529
South Africa - 1981-88 Ciskei Seventeen different illustrated unaddressed FDC's and two different illustrated First Day Sheets all full sets tied by appropriate pictorial handstamps for date of issue (a few having slight soiling) comprising 1981 Independence cover and sheet plus 1st Definitives sheet 1982 Nursing¬ Pineapples and Mammals 1983 Forests and Sharks 1986 Edmund Halley¬ 14c Bird Definitive¬ 98th Regiment of Foot set and miniature sheet on seperate covers¬ Bicycle Industry and 5th Anniv of Independence 1987 Fungi¬ Nkone Cattle and Homemade Toys plus 1988 Endangered Plants and The Story of Mbulukazi. ()
£9.00
 
 
2530
South Africa - 1976-89 Transkei Forty different illustrated unaddressed FDC's and two different illustrated First Day Sheets all having full sets tied by appropriate pictorial handstamps for date of issue (a few having slight soiling) comprising 1976 1st Definitives sheet and Independence 1981 Fishing Flies 5c¬ 10c¬ Medicinal Plants cover and sheet¬ Xhosa Head-dresses set and miniature sheet and 5th Anniv of Independence 1982 Fishing Flies¬ Scouts¬ Hero's of Medicine and Umtata 1983 Fishing Flies¬ Mzamba¬ Hero's of Medicine and Post Offices 1984 Fishing Flies¬ Post Offices¬and Hero's of Medicine 1985 Save the Soil¬ 12c Definitive¬ Bridges¬ Match Industry and Hero's of Medicine 1986 Port St Johns¬ 14c definitives¬ Aloe¬ Hydro Electricand 10th Anniv of Umtata 1987 Airwats¬ Beadwork¬ Spiders and Domestic Animals 1988 Seaweed¬ Blanket Industry¬ Wreck of the Grosvenorand Endangered Animals plus 1989 Transport¬ Weaving¬ Sea Food and Trees. ()
£15.00
 
 
2531
South Africa - 1979-89 Venda Thirty four different illustrated unaddressed FDC's all having full sets tied by appropriate pictorial handstamps for date of issue (a few having slight soiling) comprising 1979 Independence 1981 Birds¬ Orchids set and miniature sheet¬ Lakes & Water Falls and Musical Instruments¬ 1982 Sisal¬ Writing¬ Trees and Frogs 1983 Birds¬ Writing¬ Trees and Fruit 1984 Writing¬ Birds and Community Devlopment 1985 Birds¬ Writing¬ 12c Definitive¬ Food and Trees 1986 Writing¬ FIVA Rally¬ Forestry 1987 Waterfowl¬ Wood Sculpture and Fish 1988 Nurses' College¬ 14c Definitive and Local Art plus 1989 Carving¬ Dances¬ Birds and 10th Anniv of Indpendence. ()
£13.00
 
 
2532
Sudan - 1948 Large OSGS manila envelope (P&T 14) purple rubber stamped address sent registered to England bearing Opening Legislative Assembly 10m & 5p SG113/14 in single and blocks of 4 tied by Khartoum bilingual cds's for date of issue. Large purple bilingual cachet providing details of issue also applied. ()
£3.00
 
 
2533
Trinidad & Tobago - 1956 Plain local pencil addressed cover bearing One Cent surcharge on 2c indigo & orange-brown SG280 (stated on sale for a few hours only) tied by GPO Port Of Spain cds dated 20 December 1956. ()
£2.50
 
 
2534
Zimbabwe - 1980 Illustrated unaddressed Posts & Telecommunications Corporation souvenir card for Independence 18 April 1980 bearing 1c to $2 original 15 issues all tied by 6 strikes of Union Avenue Salisbury double ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
FIRST DAY COVERS - GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2535-2553
 
2535
1935 Correspondence postcard (small closed tear at bottom) Mr John E Gowing¬ The Vicarage printed on reverse¬ hand addressed to him with Silver Jubilee ½d green to 2½d blue tied by Southend on Sea Essex 2 double ring cds of 7 May 1935 - date of issue. ()
£16.00
 
 
2536
1936 Small plain hand addressed cover sent registered Mortetonhampstead (blue on white label applied) to Hants bearing KEVIII ½d 1½d & 2½d SG457 & 459/60 tied by Mortenhampstead Newton Abbot Devon cds for 1 September 1936 plus 1949 plain hand addressed cover used registered within Wolverhampton bearing 75th Anniv of UPU set of 4 SG499/502 each tied by Horseley Fields Wolverhampton single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2537
1936 Lightly soiled plain hand addressed cover (small tear at right) bearing KEVIII ½d pair tied by Grimsby machine cancel dated 1 September 1936 - date of issue. ()
£2.50
 
 
2538
1961 Hand addressed plain cover bearing Post Office Savings Bank 2½d to 1s 6d set of three tied by Margate machine cancel for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2539
1969 GPO Gipsy Moth colour illustrated typed address FDC bearing issued 1s 9d stamp tied by Sir Francis Chichester Lymouth Devon pictorial globe handstamp dated 24 July 1967 ()
£6.00
 
 
2540
1978 Post Office FDC for British Architecture Historic Buildings issue bearing British Post Office First Miniature sheet tied by two strikes of Hampton Court England's Oldest Tennis Court Kingston-Upon-Thames pictorial cds dated 1 March 1978.Mam ()
£6.00
 
 
2541
1981 Post Office unaddressed FDC for Folklore issue bearing set of 4 issued stamps tied by single central strike of House of Commons SW1 double ring cds for date of issue. Special "Posted From Parliament" illustrated label attached. ()
£5.00
 
 
2542
1981 Post Office unaddressed FDC for Folklore issue bearing set of 4 issued stamps tied by single central strike of House of Lords SW1 double ring cds for date of issue. Special "Posted From Parliament" illustrated label attached. ()
£5.00
 
 
2543
1984-99 Fourteen Royal Mail illustrated unaddressed or typed address covers each bearing a different Machin pane from a prestige booklet all but one having FDI pictorial handstamps comprising 1984 Christian Heritage 1990 London Life 1991 Agatha Christie 1992 Wales and Tolkien 1993 Beatrix Potter (plus 1st NVI block of 4 on seperate cover) 1994 Northern Ireland 1995 National Trust 1996 European Football 1997 75th Anniv of BBC 1998 The Definitive Portrait and Breaking Barriers plus 1999 Profile on Print. Lot includes four plain hand address first day covers with different panes (1982-89) and seven hand addressed covers all having various Machins attached tied by FDI handstamps. ()
£20.00
 
 
2544
1986 Benham silk border printed in 22 caret gold¬ silk FDC for 60th Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen bearing issued stamps in se-tenant pairs tied by Balmoral Crathie Aberdeenshire pictorial handstamp dated 21 April 1986. ()
£4.00
 
 
2545
1988 Benham silk border printed in 22 caret gold¬ silk FDC (number 503 of 775) for the Spanish Armarda bearing issued stamps in se-tenant strip of five tied by Tilbury Essex pictorial handstamp dated 19 July 1988. ()
£8.00
 
 
2546
1994-2009 Fourteen printed address Royal Mail FDC for different Christmas issues for the period each having a full set of issued stamps affixed tied by pictorial FDI handstamps. ()
£15.00
 
 
2547
1996-2009 Twenty one different illustrated typed address Royal Mail FDC on theme of Cinema¬ Fantasy¬ Literary or Television all bearing full sets tied by appropriate illustrated FDI handstamps comprising 1996 Centenary of Cinema & Childrens TV Characters 1997 Tales of Horror and Enid Blyton 1998 Comedians¬ Magical Worlds and Carnival 2001 Punch & Judy 2002 Rudyard Kipling¬ Circus and Peter Pan 2004 Lord of the Rings 2005 Jane Eyre¬ Magic and Classic ITV 2006 Book Animal Tales 2007 Harry Potter set of 7 plus miniature sheet 2008 James Bond and Carry on & Hammer Films and 2009 Mythical Creatures. ()
£20.00
 
 
2548
1997-2010 Selection of 23 illustrated typed address Royal Mail FDC's on theme of Royalty bearing sets of stamps or miniature sheets tied by appropriate FDI handstamp 1997 Great Tudor and Golden Wedding Anniversary 1998 Diana and Queens Beast's 1999 Royal Wedding 2000 Queen Mother miniature sheet 2002 Golden Jubilee and Queen Mother 2003 50th Anniversary of Coronation and Prince William 21st Birthday 2005 Royal Wedding miniature sheet and Trooping the Colour 2006 Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 2007 Diamond Wedding Anniversary set of 6 plus seperate cover for miniature 2008 House of Lancaster & York covers for set of 6 and miniature sheet 2009 House of Tudor covers for set of 6 and miniature sheet 2010 House of Stewart covers for set of 7 and miniature sheet plus House of Stuart covers for set of 7 and miniature sheet ()
£40.00
 
 
2549
2005 Royal Mail illustrated unaddressed FDC for Trooping the Colour bearing issued miniature sheet SGMS2546 tied by two strikes of pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2550
2006 Benham silk number 38 of 500 limited edition illustrated cover for 150th Anniversary of Stanley Gibbons and National Portrait Gallery bearing National Portrait Gallery se-tenant block of 10tied by special Trafalgar Square pictorial handstamp for date of issue. ()
£7.50
 
 
2551
2006-10 Nine illustrated printed address Royal Mail FDC having full sets tied by pictorial FDI handstamps on theme of military matters comprising 2006 Victoris Cross 2006 Least We Forget miniature sheet 2007 British Army Uniforms and Least We Forget miniature sheet 2008 RAF Uniforms and Least We Forget miniature sheet 2009 Royal Navy Uniforms and 2010 Britain Alone set of 8 on one cover miniature sheet on another. ()
£12.00
 
 
2552
2007-09 Illustrated typed address Royal Mail FDC for Celebrating Scotland¬ Celebrating England¬ Celebrating Northern Ireland¬ Celebrating Wales and 250th Anniversary of Robert Burns each bearing issued miniature sheets tied by appropriate pictorial FDI handstamps. ()
£7.50
 
 
2553
Isle of Man - 1974 Two unused black & white maxi cards bearing matching 3½p or 8p 150th Anniv of RNLI commemoratives SG43/44 each tied by FDI pictorial handstamp. ()
£3.00
 
 
FIJI
Lots 2554-2562
 
2554
1905 Black & white real photograph postcard of Lavoni-Valley Ovalau Fiji (undivided back) endorsed Printed Matter on reverse sent to Niagara Falls USA having KEVII ½d green (slight damage) affixed to picture side tied by GPO Suva Fiji single ring cds of 12 September 1905. Niagara Falls arrival cds of 3 October 1905 applied both sides. ()
£20.00
 
 
2555
1906 Black & white real photograph postcard of locals canoeing on the Navua River Fiji (undivided back) to Niagara Falls USA at 1d rate with KEVII ½d green pair tied by Suva single ring cds of 15 July 1906 plus Niagara Falls flag slogan cancel dated 6 October 1906. ()
£20.00
 
 
2556
1929 Typed address cover (Nukualofa Club crest on back flap) used to London unusually bearing Tonga 1d Ovava Tree horizontal pair tied by good strike of Suva Fiji continuous slogan machine cancel dated 17 December 1929. ()
£45.00
 
 
2557
1937 Typed address cover (opened two sides) to Canada bearing Coronation 1d purple to 3d Prussian blue set of 3 SG246/48 each tied by individual strike of PO Lautoka Fiji single ring cds dated 12 May 1937 - date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2558
1938 Plain hand addressed cover to Canada bearing Map 2d brown & green SG253c tied by Suva Fiji double arc cds dated 7 October 1938. ()
£2.50
 
 
2559
1955 Plain hand addressed cover to Book Depot in Suva bearing Native in Canoe 1½d carmine SG252c tied by Govt Buildings Suva Fiji single ring cds dated 31 January 1955. ()
£3.50
 
 
2560
1955 Plain hand addressed cover to Caine's Studio in Suva bearing Map 2½d brown & green SG256c tied by Levuka Fiji single ring cds dated 26 April 1955. ()
£3.50
 
 
2561
1955 Plain hand addressed cover to Caine's Studio in Suva bearing Map 2½d brown & green SG256c tied by Lautoka Fiji double ring cds dated 4 May 1955. ()
£3.50
 
 
2562
1972 Nowegian America Line colour postcard of M/S Sagafjord sent airmail to USA bearing Norway 70c definitive tied by framed straight line Paqebot cancel. Suva Fiji double ring cds dated 26 January 1972 alongside. ()
£4.00
 
 
GIBRALTAR
Lots 2563-2567
 
2563
1908-13 Thirteen incoming post cards from England all addressed to D9 H2 Fountain Ramp having range of Gibraltar arrival cds's. ()
£15.00
 
 
2564
1937 Scarce Posted on Board Ship hand addressed cover sent air mail to South Africa at 11d rate with 6d bright purple & magenta SG97a plus Rock 2d pale grey & 3d blue SG112/13 tied by two fine strikes of Juilio Cesare Piresanto Postale Italiano cds dated 1 November 1937. Gibraltar slogan continuous machine cancel dated 8 November 1937 on reverse. ()
£45.00
 
 
2565
1947 Scarcer hand addressed cover to England bearing 5d red-orange SG125c tied by faint Gibraltar slogan continuous machine cancel dated 18 December 1947. Three line "Airmail Gibraltar 18/12/47" applied both sides of cover. ()
£50.00
 
 
2566P
1971 Incoming hand addressed cover from Germany to Gibraltar bearing 5pf stamp tied by Frankfurt cancel dated 14 July 1971. Address erased in blue ink and marked not known with violet straight line Retour on front and blue ink Retour on reverse. Violet framed Taxe mark T 90/50 applied on front with 1d green Postage Due vertical pair SGD1 applied having Gibraltar cds dated 22 January 1971 and black ink manuscript cancels. Gibraltar Gibraltar 8 cds and Gibraltar Sibraltar (incorrect letter plug "S" for "G") 9 double ring cds's both dated 22 January 1971 on reverse. Unusual item with dates not matching. ()
£30.00
1971 Incoming hand addressed cover from Germany to Gibraltar bearing 5pf stamp tied by Frankfurt cancel dated 14 July 1971. Address erased in blue ink and marked not known with violet straight line Retour on front and blue ink Retour on reverse. Violet framed Taxe mark T 90/50 applied on front with 1d green Postage Due vertical pair SGD1 applied having Gibraltar cds dated 22 January 1971 and black ink manuscript cancels. Gibraltar Gibraltar 8 cds and Gibraltar Sibraltar (incorrect letter plug S for G) 9 double ring cds's both dated 22 January 1971 on reverse. Unusual item with dates not matching. ()
 
2567
1979 Hand addressed cover endorsed Forces Air Mail to England bearing 9p flower definitive tied by Forces Post Office 733 single ring cds dated 16 June 1979. ()
£3.00
 
 
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
Lots 2568-2569
 
2568
1947 Lightly soiled plain cover hand addressed to New Zealand bearing KGVI 2d tied by lightish strike of Post Office Beru double ring cds dated 15 November 1947 with Post Office Fanning Island single ring cds dated 26 November 1947 also applied. ()
£45.00
 
 
2569
1950 Typed address cover to New Zealand bearing KGVI 3d definitive tied by good strike of Post Office Arorae double ring cds dated 7 September 1950. ()
£25.00
 
 
GOLD COAST
Lots 2570-2575
 
2570
1916 3d brown size G registered envelope H&G9a hand addressed Winnebah (blue on white label attached) to Accra having good strike of Winnebah cds dated 4 November 1916. ()
£25.00
 
 
2571
1930 Printed address cover to USA from Rev in Kokofu at 2½d rate bearing ½d green x 3 and 1d chocolate brown SG86/87 all tied by three strikes of Kokofu cds dated 4 January 1930. Bekwai Gold Coast cds of same date on reverse. Scarcer location. ()
£50.00
 
 
2572
1930 German shipping line printed German address blue cover bearing 3d bright blue SG91 tied by S.S. Amstel-Kerk purple oblong framed handstamp dated 16 November 1930 having black straight line Paquebot cachet alongside. Scarcer markings on cover. ()
£65.00
 
 
2573
1933 3d brown size G registered envelope H&G11c uprated with 3d definitive hand addressed Tarkwa (blank blue on white label attached with Tarkwa added in black ink) to French Congo with two strikes of Tarkwa oval registered cancels dated 6 November 1933. Same cancel on reverse along with Sierra Leone Libreville Gabon and Pointe Noire Congo transit cancels dated between 8 November 1933 and 1 January 1934. ()
£25.00
 
 
2574
1934 Hand addressed lightly soiled cover (with original contents) to England with 2d slate SG106 tied by fine strike of Nsawam cds dated 20 October 1934 another strike alongside. ()
£6.00
 
 
2575
1949-57 Nine KGVI 6d and five QEII 6d airmail lettersheets commercially used to Canada¬ England¬ Switzerland or USA with nice range of postmarks including Agogo¬ Anomabu¬ Market Circle Takoradi¬ Saltpond¬ Swedru¬ Takoradi and Technology PO cds's plus Accra Gold Cost wavy line machine cancel¬ Accra Save in the Post Office Savings Bank and Are you on the New Voters List - Check Now slogan cancels. ()
£15.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN
Lots 2576-2630
 
2576
1789 Entire from Victualling (sic) Office London to Edinburgh rated "7" in black on front with London Bishop mark OC 28 89 in black & Edinburgh Bishop mark OC 31 in red on reverse. ()
£10.00
 
 
2577
1817 Wrapper (central vertical filing crease) Loughborough to Nottingham rated "5" on front having good strike of Loughborough mileage mark also on front. ()
£5.00
 
 
2578
1818 Commercial entire (spike hole in centre) dated 25 July 1818 being statement of account sent London to Bedford rated "8" on front having double ring coded datestamp of 25 July 1818 on reverse along with St Johns' St E double framed mark . ()
£3.00
 
 
2579
1821 Entire to Edinburgh 27 February 1821 rated 10½ which has been lined through with 8 added. Oban framed mileage mark applied plus red octagonal mark of 5 March 1821. ()
£6.00
 
 
2580
1834 Entire dated 23 August 1834 used within London rated "2" in black ink on front good strike of Cornhill framed Two Penny Post mark applied alongside¬ red oval cancel on reverse. ()
£6.00
 
 
2581
1838 Wrapper addressed to Bank of Scotland Edinburgh having fine strike of handstruck "1" on front with nice strike of concave "Too Late" mark on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
2582
1841 1d pink postal stationery envelope size B SP2 paper addressed to a Stonemason in Lincoln with poor strike of 321 Grantham barred oval on front with Leicester & Grantham double arc cds's dated 3 & 4 September 1841 on reverse. ()
£2.00
 
 
2583
1842 Entire dated 27 October 1842 Liverpool to Carlisle (folded horizontally and vertically away from stamp) bearing 1d red imperf (TB) 3 even margins along frame line at base tied by bold strike of black Maltese Cross cancel with Carlisle code D double arc cds dated 28 October alongside also just touching stamp. Lot includes entire used within London November 1853 bearing damaged 1d red imperf. ()
£4.00
 
 
2584
1848 Unstamped entire Market Harborough to Kettering sent 30 May 1848 rated "1" on front having black unframed double arc cds dated 30 May 1848 and red Kettering unframed single arc cds dated 31 May 1848 olso on front. ()
£5.00
 
 
2585
1848 Wrapper addressed to Oxford with 2d blue OD 2 margins SG14 tied by 17 in diamond barred oval cancel. CF single ring and Oxford double arc code A cds dated 11 & 12 October 1848 respectively on reverse. ()
£1.00
 
 
2586
1850 Tatty wrapper addressed to Oxford then redirected to Essex rate "4" on front bearing 2d blue x 2 TE & TF (2 margins) SG14 having 17 in diamond barred oval cancels with Oxford double arc code G cds dated 10 April 1850 on front. ()
£1.00
 
 
2587
1856 Wrapper to Bank of Scotland bearing 1d red stars K? (corner missing from stamp) tied by fine strike of Edinburgh 131 roller cancel. Superb strike on reverse of Posted Since 7.20 Last Night code M Q unframed cds dated 14 March 1856. ()
£7.50
 
 
2588
1863 Tatty cover London to Sheffield bearing 1d red stars (OH) SG40 tied by London WC 25 barred duplex dated 21 April 1863¬ Sheffield arrival cds on reverse. ()
£2.50
 
 
2589
1863 Cover (damaged backflap) Southampton to London bearing 1d red stars IG tied by Southampton code J 723 barred oval duplex dated 11 December 1863. ()
£1.00
 
 
2590
1865 Small cover (Abbotsford Melrose PB on backflap slightly damaged) addressed to a captain at Aldershot Camp with 1d red (IG) plate 94 tied by Melrose code C duplex of 26 July 1865. Nice strike of Aldershot Camp code B single ring cds of 27 July 1865 on reverse. ()
£6.00
 
 
2591
1866 Entire London to firm of Solicitors in Chester at 2d rate bearing 1d red (deep brown shade) horizontal pair plate 76 (AB-AC) tied by WC 2 barred oval cancel with 1d red (deep brown shade) BL plate 76 Late Fee added tied by same cancel. Chester cds dated 25 July 1866 on reverse. Lot includes 1d rate cover to same address bearing 1d lake-red (NE) and additional 1d lake-red for Late Fee both tied by WC 2 barred oval cancels.London & Chester backstamps date 1 and 2 August 1866 respectively on reverse. ()
£12.00
 
 
2592P
1868 H&B EP18 1d pink postal stationery envelope dated 16.11.67 hand addressed to Tanybwlch House North Wales having poor strike of Ashbourne 28 duplex cancel dated 27 January 1868 on front. On reverse are Carnarvon and Tanybwlch code A thimble transit cds's both dated 28 January 1868. Includes original contents being a printed address and reply to a testimonial fund of £1,600 raised in the name of Mr A R C Dallas for his work within the Roman Catholic Church, especially in Ireland. ()
£20.00
1868 H&B EP18 1d pink postal stationery envelope dated 16.11.67 hand addressed to Tanybwlch House North Wales having poor strike of Ashbourne 28 duplex cancel dated 27 January 1868 on front. On reverse are Carnarvon and Tanybwlch code A thimble transit cds's both dated 28 January 1868. Includes original contents being a printed address and reply to a testimonial fund of £1,600 raised in the name of Mr A R C Dallas for his work within the Roman Catholic Church, especially in Ireland. ()
 
2593
1887 Cover (some damage to backflap) Elgin to Brighton bearing 1d lilac tied by Elgin 131 code K cancel dated 19 February 1887. Good strike of Brighton S.C. (Sorting Carriage) code L single ring cds dated 21 February 1887 on reverse used for day mail. ()
£7.50
 
 
2594
1893 Hand addressed cover to France having Philatelic Society Effingham House Arundel Street Strand London purple circular cachet top left corner bearing ½d vermilion tied by SMP circular cancel dated 15 February 1893. Maubeuge Nord arrival cancel on reverse. ()
£3.00
 
 
2595
1899-1900 Two OHMS stampless envelopes (one Estate Duty Department Somerset House other Inland Revenue Somerset House) to same addressee in Bristol both having black Inland Revenue Somerset House crowned black cachets applied along with different London Official Paid cds's dated 25 November 1899 or 15 January 1900. ()
£4.00
 
 
2596
1904 Four colour different midget postcards all addressed to Ashford bearing KEVII ½d blue-green tied by Margate cds's dated between 23 April and 18 May 1904. ()
£5.00
 
 
2597
1906 Incoming 1c green newspaper wrapper from USA uprated with 1c stamp hand addressed to Birmingham having good strike of "More To Pay above (4 added in blue ink) Oz 75" instructional mark applied. Birmingham cds dated 26 February 1906 applied along with manuscript * To Pay but no other markings indicating anything was paid. ()
£3.00
 
 
2598
1907 White Star Line colour postcard of RMS "Adriatic" at sea sent to Scotland bearing KEVII 1d scarlet tied by fine strike of scarce British Sea Post Office Southampton code 3 single ring cds dated 14 August 1907. Small tape repair at right does not detract. ()
£7.50
 
 
2599
1907 Colour postcard Chasms Bay and Spanish Head Isle of Man bearing GB KEVII ½d yellow-green tied by fair strike of Port Erin S.O. Isle of Man cds of 2 August 1907. ()
£5.00
 
 
2600
1907 circa Colour postcard of King's College Aberdeen sent to Ronaldshay Orkney bearing KEVII ½d blue-green tied by barred oblong 604 numberal cancel used at St Margaret's Hope Orkney Islands. Unusal inter island card. ()
£9.00
 
 
2601
1908-11 Three colour postcards each bearing KEVII or KGV ½d tied by Bridlington Station Office¬ Broadstairs Station Kent or Sheringham RSO cds cancels. ()
£4.00
 
 
2602
1911 H&B CP58 ½d green postal card used to Shipston on Soar having good strike of Whitechurch Stratford on Avon rubber cds dated 14 July 1913. ()
£3.00
 
 
2603
1912 Colour postcard of Southwell Catherdral addressed to Sheffield bearing KGV ½d green (light tone marks on some perfs) tied by fine strike of Woodseats Sorting Office Sheffield double ring cds dated 16 May 1912. ()
£5.00
 
 
2604
1912 Colour postcard of The Pier Plymouth sent to Holmbush bearing KGV ½d green tied by smudged strike of Biscovey Par Station Cornwall single ring cds dated 3 September 1912 with additional strlke alongside also tying stamp. ()
£5.00
 
 
2605
1918-69 Ten cards or covers all bearing GB postage dues (values to 8d) along with other stamps most having additional "To Pay" or "Tax marks" applied. ()
£7.50
 
 
2606
1928 Roughly opened at top incoming hand addressed cover from Danzig bearing 5pf orange x 4 & 10pf green SG268 & 270 all tied by Danzig 5 cds dated 27 February 1928. 1d I.S.P tax mark applied along with 1d postage due tied by Bishops Stortford cds dated 1 March 1928. ()
£5.00
 
 
2607
1931 Incoming cover to Liverpool from Morocco at 4f rate bearing 80c Air SG11 x 5 tied by individual poor strikes of Marrakech single ring cds's dated 2 September 1931. Large unframed straight line PAR AVION cachet on front with Paris Airport transit cds on reverse. Blue crayon mark on front along with 1d ISG instructional mark and 1d Postage Due tied by Blundellsands Liverpool cds dated 5 September 1931. ()
£10.00
 
 
2608
1934 Three typed address covers sent registered to Germany at 5½d rate all paid by 2½d + 2½d + ½d or 3d + 2½d meter mark combinations. ()
£1.00
 
 
2609
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. ()
£18.00
 
 
2610
1937-38 Accumulation of 107 small pieces bearing mostly KGVI 1½d red brown all tied by House of Commons cds's¬ about 10% perfins. Nice clean lot. ()
£15.00
 
 
2611
1950s circa black on manila unused Post Office Telegram No Charge For Delivery unused envelope having flap stuck down. ()
£3.00
 
 
2612
1954-62 Bundle of correspondence to a Mr A S Lawson who worked for Bank of London & South America Ltd in Argentina¬ Columbia and Ecaudor during the period along with some correspondence regarding flights through BOAC or Pan American Grace Airways. Comprises 8 formular illustrated airletters from W Jones & Sons uprated with 6d in stamps plus 20 x 6d GB airletters from a lady friend and a embossed gold crested invite to a reception at the Britsh Embassy (probably Ecuador) to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. ()
£10.00
 
 
2613
1957 Illustrated air mail cover with English reply address Commemorating the visit of QEII to USA & Canada October 1957 bearing 4d Scout Jubilee Jambore tied by Southampton Civil Defence Join Now slogan cancel dated 22 October 1957. Black framed Day of Arrival at London Airport Douglas DC-7c Aircraft illustrated cachet for same date also applied. ()
£3.00
 
 
2614
1957 Two different Post Office OHMS unstamped typed NW8 address covers Postmasters Office NW District or General Post Office Headquarters oval purple cachets applied. ()
£1.50
 
 
2615
1958-2004 Group of Railway themed items comprising 1985 Famous Trains presentation pack and set of 5 unused PHQ cards¬ two different Beamish Railway post card with various cachets and marks. Twenty nine different covers for different Railway themed events or issues including six different FDC's¬ three different British Tunnelling Society "Breakthrough" covers bearing French & GB stamps¬ eight souvenir covers most with additional cachets and special handstamps¬ seven covers having additional Local Railway stamps with appropriate cachets and handstamps plus four hand addressed and one typed address cover bearing different TPO cds's. Nice clean lot. ()
£32.00
 
 
2616
1965 Typed address special cover for International Scout Camp Ramboree (named after Derby Ram) at Chatsworth Park 31 July - 7 August 1965 sent registered to London (Bakewell 2 blue on white etiquette label applied) bearing Wilding 7d green & 1s 6d blueish-grey tied by appropriate pictorial cds dated 31 July. Bakewell Derbyshire skeleton single ring cds dated 31 July 1965 on reverse only in use for period of Ramboree. ()
£7.50
 
 
2617
1966 Typed address plain cover bearing 3d GPO Tower tied by Aviemore cds of 9 November 1966 with three line framed purple cachet Cairngorm Chairlift Post Box Highest in Britain applied. 1969 Hand addressed correspondence post card bearing 4d Machin tied by Cornwall cds of 5 September 1969 with oval Duck's Pool Forest of Dartmoor black cachet applied. ()
£5.00
 
 
2618
1970-72 National Army Museum complete set of sixty (three hand addressed rest printed address or unaddresed) different illustrated covers comprising Group 1 1/12 to Group 5 1/12 with twenty three covers signed (twenty being VC winners) all in fine clean condition. ()
£60.00
 
 
2619
1973 Hand addressed cover Barnet to High Wycombe bearing ½p and 2p Machin se-tenant pair with 2p having additional row of vertical perfs tied by Remember to use the Post Code slogan cancel dated 14 January 1973. ()
£4.00
 
 
2620
1974 Privately produced illustrated air Mail Letter Sheet for centenary of Chruchills birth having rubber stamped address with 4½p commemorative tied by FDI Colchester cds. ()
£1.00
 
 
2621
1975 Typed address cover to surrey at 9½p rate bearing ½p turquoise-blue two phosphor bands block of 21 (10 x 2 + 1) and vertical pair all tied by fine strikes of Derby Bristol TPO double ring cds dated 29 September 1975. ()
£6.00
 
 
2622
1976 Post Office International Telegtaph Services window envelope having Field Post Office 17 (Germany) machine cancel dated 2 June 1976 with RAF Command Statistics Germany cachet of same date also on front. ()
£3.00
 
 
2623
1979 Post Office printed label address illustrated FDC for British Spring Flowers bearing set of 4 tied by 2 strikes of Floral City Exhibition Bath pictorial cancel for date of issue. ()
£2.00
 
 
2624
1979 Typed address cover endorsed Forces Mail to England bearing 9p Machin tied by Field Post Office 251 (Germany) double ring cds dated 19 July 1979. ()
£2.00
 
 
2625
1979 Typed address air mail cover to England bearing 10p Machin tied by Field Post Office 461 (Germany) double ring cds dated 20 September 1979. ()
£2.00
 
 
2626
1985 Benham Silk Collection no 9 The Life & Times of Her Majesty The Queen Mother cover bearing 12p 80th Birthday commemorative & Machin 5p tied by special St Paul's Walden Bury pictorial handstamps the 85th birthday of HM Queen Mother dated 4 August 1985. ()
£2.00
 
 
2627
1990 Stuart illustrated unaddressed FDC (small mark from label removal) bearing 26p drab cylinder 4 block of 4 SG972 and 27p violet cylinder 1 block of 4 SG974 tied by Windsor Philatelic Counter pictorial handstamp of 17 September 1990 - not first day of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2628
2002 Coastline A Celebration in 25 different postcards in booklet format fine unused. ()
£3.00
 
 
2629
2002 Post Boxes A Celebration in 25 different postcards in booklet format fine unused. ()
£3.00
 
 
2630
2002 Incoming hand addressed cover from Togo at 450f rate bearing 25f & 425f OAU SG2258 & 2264 tied by Lome cds's dated 12 June 2002. Black framed three line Suspected Fraudulent Material cachet applied on front assumed in GB. ()
£5.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - PHILATELIC NUMISMATIC COVERS
 
 
2631
1993 Royal Mint Coronation Anniversary Crown cover (no 07856) bearing £10 Brittania tied by pictorial 40th Anniversary of Coronation handstamp dated 2 June 1993 having brilliant uncirculated £5 coin encapsulated.. ()
£10.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - PHQ CARDS
Lots 2632-2637
 
2632
2012 Complete sets of PHQ cards in original unopened packaging comprising Roald Dahl (11) Kings & Queens (10) Scottish Classic Locomotives (5) UK A-Z (14) Great British Fashion (10) Charles Dickens (11) Olympic & Paralympic Games (5) Memories of London 2012 (5) and Space Science (6). ()
£5.00
 
 
2633
2012 Diamond Jubilee complete set of 8 unaddressed PHQ cards each bearing matching stamp attached to front tied by Windsor Berks pictorial FDI handstamp. ()
£3.00
 
 
2634
2012-15 Sixteen different complete sets of PHQ cards in original unopened packaging between 2012 Charles Dickens and 2015 Alice in Wonderland. ()
£6.00
 
 
2635
2014 Complete sets of PHQ cards in original unopened packaging comprising London Undergroud (11) Dr Who (17) Football Heros (12) 60th Anniv of Coronation (6) Northern Ireland Classic Locomotives (5) Butterflies (10) British Auto Legends (11) Merchant Navy (11) Dinosaurs (10) and Christmas (8). ()
£8.00
 
 
2636
2014 Complete sets of PHQ cards in original unopened packaging comprising Classic Childrens TV (12) Wales Classic Locomotives (5) Remarkable Lives (10) Buckingham Palace (11) Great British Films (11) Sustainable Fish (10) Commonwealth Games (6) Centenary of First World War (6) Seaside Archtecture (11) and Christmas (8). ()
£7.00
 
 
2637
2015 Complete sets of PHQ cards in original unopened packaging comprising Alice in Wonderland (10) Smilers (9) Inventive Britain (8) Bridges (10) Comedy Greats (10) 175th Anniv of Penny Black (3) and Centenary of First World War (6). ()
£6.00
 
 
GREAT BRITAIN - CHANNEL ISLANDS
Lots 2638-2645
 
2638
Guernsey - 1941 Printed local address plain cover bearing 1d scarlet SG2 tied by fine strike of Ville Au Roi Guernsey Ch Is single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2639
Guernsey - 1941 Hand addressed local address plain cover with First Day Cover printed endorsement bearing 1d scarlet SG2 tied by St Sampsons Guernsey cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2640
Guernsey - 1941 Printed Jersey address illustrated cover (light soiling) bearing 1d scarlet SG2 tied by fine strike of Guernsey Channel Islands single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£4.00
 
 
2641
Guernsey - 1944 Typed Jersey address cover (couple of light tone spots) bearing 2½d ultramarine SG3 tied by Guernsey Channel Islands single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2642
Guernsey - 1944 Typed Jersey address illustrated FDC (light soiling) with 2½d ultramarine (pale shade) SG3 tied by Guernsey Channel Islands single ring cds for date of issue. ()
£5.00
 
 
2643
Guernsey - 1975 Unaddressed illustrated cover for Royal Guernsey Militia issue bearing 20p 50p & £1 values (SG111/13) tied by two strikes of Philatelic Bureau pictorial FDI cds. ()
£1.50
 
 
2644
Jersey - 1942 Purple local GPO rubber stamp address correspondence post card with ½d bright green horizontal pair SG1 tied by machine cancel for date of issue. ()
£3.00
 
 
2645
Jersey - 1995 Unaddressed illustrated cover £4 definitive (SG491c) tied by pictorial FDI cds. ()
£2.50
 
 
HONG KONG
Lots 2646-2652
 
2646
1908 Hand addressed colour postcard of Hong Kong scenes to England bearing GB KEVII 1d scarlet tied by good strike of Shanghai BPO code C cds (Webb type J) dated 29 September 1908 having good strike of framed black Paquebot handstamp (Hosking 1594). ()
£90.00
 
 
2647
1949 Hand addressed cover (single vertical crease away from stamp) to England bearing 75th Anniv of UPU SG174 tied by Hong Kong 4 double ring cds dated 8 November 1949. ()
£20.00
 
 
2648
1950 Locally hand addressed cover manuscript censor mark at left bearing KGVI 10c reddish lilac SG145a tied by Field Post Office 746 cds dated 4 May 1950. ()
£35.00
 
 
2649
1950 Locally typed addressed cover bearing GB KGVI 1½d pale red-brown SG487 tied by Field Post Office 385 cds dated 8 May 1950. Kowloon cds transit cds on reverse. ()
£35.00
 
 
2650
1952 Printed address cover sent registered (Kowloon G blue on white label applied) to USA at 60c rate bearing 30c blue x 2 SG154 tied by Sham Shui PO Hong Kong code C cds dated 16 April 1952. US transit marks dated 19 and 20 May on reverse. ()
£40.00
 
 
2651
1952 Neat hand addressed cover to Shatin New Territories bearing KGVI 10c reddish violet SG145c tied by fine strike of Hong Kong Un Long cds dated 17 July 1952. ()
£25.00
 
 
2652
1957 Hand addressed airmail cover from RAF Kai Tak to Peru (unusal destination) at 3s 7½d rate bearing GB 1½d & 1/- Wildings and 2s 6d Castle all tied by Field Post Office 701 code A cds of 3 September 1957. 2s 6d damaged top right corner¬ light tone spots on perfs.. ()
£10.00
 
 
INDIA
Lots 2653-2654
 
2653
1917 Black & white postcard of lighthouse at Manora (Karachi) sent to England bearing KGV 1a tied by Manora cds dated 8 June 1917. Redirected on arrival having good strike of Seagrave Leicestershire rubber stamp single ring cds dated 10 July 1917. ()
£6.00
 
 
2654
1938 Hand addressed cover (opened out for display) Gloucester to Rev in Calcutta bearing KGVI 1½d red-brown tied by Gloucester machine cancel dated 12 June 1938. On arrival in India the covers has been redirected eight times including four in Patiala State with red on buff DLO 10 red on buff small form attached on front having Patiala State DLO Patiala framed cachet applied. On the reverse are some manuscript markings and at least ten cds's dated between 19 June and 7 July 1938 from various locations including Chail Patiala State¬ Kasaul Food Laboratory and Dharantala Calcutta plus four framed strikes of Patiala State DLO or Lahore DLO instructional markings. ()
£15.00
 
 
JAMAICA
Lots 2655-2659
 
2655
1905 Hand addressed cover to New York (redirected to Orange New York on arrival) at 2½d rate bearing Arms ½d and 1d x 2 tied by two nice strikes of Pedro Jamaica single ring cds dated 25 March 1905 (scarcer town postmark). Kingston¬ New York and Orange transit marks on reverse. ½d stamp black stain and slight damage at top. ()
£25.00
 
 
2656
1916 Hand addressed cover to USA at 2½d rate bearing on reverse ½d Arms and KGV 1d x 2 all tied by faintish strikes of Clarendon single ring cds's dated 28 February 1916 plus Kingston machine cancel dated 1 March 1916. Fine strike of purple framed Opened by an Officer of the Post Office by Express Warrant of THE GOVERNOR 4 line cachet on front. Resealed by tape and stamp selvedge at top. ()
£45.00
 
 
2657
1951 Hand addressed cover sent registered to Kingston bearing University of West Indies 6d commemorative tied by Bamboo single ring cds dated 31 March 1951. Bamboo registered label (torn in two) applied to front having Bamboo¬ Spanish Town and Kingston backstamps. ()
£15.00
 
 
2658
1954 Typed address cover sent registered Air Mail to messers George Odom Ltd Leicester England at 1s 10d rate bearing KGVI 1d 9d and 1/- definitives tied by two strikes of double rimmed Jones Pen cds dated 21 September 1954. Jones Town registered label on front with three strikes of Jones Pen cds and Kingston cds on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
2659
1954 Typed address cover sent registered (blue crayon cross applied) Air Mail to George Odom Ltd Leicester England at 1s 10d rate with KGVI 1½d x 4 plus 4d block of 4 definitives tied by three strikes of double rimmed Shooters Hill cds dated March 1956 (2 added in blue ink). Shooters Hill registered label on front with three strikes of same Shooters Hill cds dated March 1956 with "2" added in blue ink Birmingham registered arrival mark on reverse. ()
£20.00
 
 
KUT - KENYA¬ UGANDA AND TANGANYIKA
 
 
2660
1941 Slightly tatty typed address long cover (central vertical fold¬ small piece missing bottom left) sent registered Nairobi to Umtali Southern Rhodesia from Umatali & District Publicity Association (striaght line cachet applied plus black & white advertising label) bearing overprints on South African stamps 5c 10c & 20c x 2 of each (not pairs) tied Nairobi cds dated 5 November 1941. Mombasa and Umtali transit cds's dated 6 & 30 December 1941 respectively on reverse. ()
£7.50
 
 
MALAYA
Lots 2661-2662
 
2661
Kelentan - 1948 Typed address cover to Australia with BMA Malaya overprint on 10c purple SG8 tied by fine strike of Kota Bharu Kelentan single ring cds 5 September 1948. ()
£30.00
 
 
2662
Negri Sembilan - 1925 Hand addressed cover sent registered (blank blue on white label applied with Paul Street Seremban added in red ink) to South India (usual discolouration soiling) at 18c rate bearing on reverse FMS Tiger 1c 5c & 12c (SG53 61 & 68) tied by two strikes of Serem8an ("8" insert instead of "B") cds dated 11 July 1925. Stamps also tied by Indian arrival cds's. ()
£20.00
 
 
MALTA
Lots 2663-2666
 
2663
1902 H&G1 1d carmine on buff postal card sent to Gemany uprated with 2½d stamp both tied by fine strikes of Valletta (CO) Malta single ring cds dated 5 February 1902 having fine strike of Graudenz arrival cds dated 9 February 1902. ()
£35.00
 
 
2664
1905-66 One postcard 1905 undivided back to Ireland and eight covers including four covers bearing 1937 Coronation and KGV stamp¬ 1944 censored cover to London and 1964 Express Fee Paid cover with cachet applied. ()
£11.00
 
 
2665
1932 Sepia postcard of three local traders originating from Tetuan Morocco Agencies addressed to England bearing KGV 1d scarlet tied by good strike of Paquebot Malta cds dated 6 August 1932. ()
£13.00
 
 
2666
1977 Size H 4c registered envelope revalued to 6c uprated with 11c in two stamps all tied by smudged Silema cds's dated 22 September 1977 sent to BFPO 40 Germany having red RAF Command Statistics cachet dated 27 September 1977 on reverse. ()
£5.00
 
 
MAURITIUS
Lots 2667-2668
 
2667
1902 Hand addressed cover sent registered to USA at 42c rate (12c registration + double 15c postage) bearing 6c green & rose-red x 2 SG131 and 15c green & orange x 2 SG149 tied by two strikes of Quatre Bornes code D Thimble cds dated 14 February 1902. Oval registered Mauritius mark of same date on front along with "R" in oval marks. ()
£45.00
 
 
2668
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. ()
£30.00
 
 
MILITARY AND CENSOR
Lots 2669-2695
 
2669
Barbados - 1941 Typed address merchants commerial cover to USA bearing 1½d orange SG250 tied by Barbados GPO cds dated 30 December 1941 plus Britain Delivers The Goods patriotic label which Edwards does not list used in Barbados. Opened and sealed by green on white Opened by Censor tape having 29 added in pencil. ()
£20.00
 
 
2670
Bermuda - 1941 Hand addressed cover sent registered (Bermuda blue on white label applied having St Georges in red applied at top) to New York bearing 6d carmine-lake & violet SG104 tied by St Georges single ring cds dated 8 September 1941. Opened and sealed by light blue on white BC1 Opened By Examiner tape at left. ()
£35.00
 
 
2671
Cyprus - 1940 Hand addressed incoming cover from Australia at 2d rate with Queen Elizabeth 1d green x 2 SG180 tied by Parramatta slogan cancel of 3 May 1940. Opened and sealed at top with crowned black on white Opened By Censor tape which also ties Cairo handstamp of 11 September 1940. Egyptian bilingual censor marks on front along with Passed Censor 3 Cyprus red mark. Nicosia & Kyrenia transit marks on reverse. ()
£35.00
 
 
2672
Cyprus - 1941 Hand addressed cover sent air mail to Poona India at 8a rate with Indian 2a & 6a KGVI definitives tied by individual strikes of FPO 23 cds of 15 November 1941. Purple triangular Passed By Censor crown No 3471 cachet which was based at Larnaca during this period along with many Indian troops. Poona arrivel cancel of 27 November 1941 on reverse. ()
£40.00
 
 
2673
Cyprus - 1942 Hand addressed cover sent air mail to India bearing GB KGVI 9d deep olive-green SG473 tied by Field Post Office 122 (used at Nicosia) double ring cds dated June 1942. Violet Passed By Censor Cyprus censor mark on front along with Indian Crowned Passed DHD/6 6 side Indian censor mark. ()
£25.00
 
 
2674
Egypt - 1933 Hand addressed OHMS cover to RAF 502 (bomber) Squadron Aldergrove Northern Ireland with fine strike of red crowned Egypt Postage Prepaid 6 cds applied. M.P.O. Cairo cds dated 12 March 1933 on front with NAAFI 1p deep blue & red Postal Seal on reverse tied by triangular handstamp. ()
£8.00
 
 
2675
Egypt - 1943 Hand addresed unstamped cover with Government crest on backflap from Officer in Cairo to Officer in Nairobi with Army Signals blue cds of 14 April 1943 on reverse. On front purple E A Command Central Registry oval cachet applied of 21 April 1943 along with two line purple "SECRET DRLS" cachet plus mauve pencil MEA 712 mark applied. ()
£30.00
 
 
2676
Germany - 1939-44 six unfranked cards/covers and eight covers bearing Luftfieldpost blue airoplane stamp all addressed to Germany having range of Feldpost swastika & eagle single ring cds cancels¬ two with additional censor marks. ()
£10.00
 
 
2677
Iceland - 1941 Hand addressed cover (shortened at left when opened) to a US Marine stationed in Icelan bearing 3c horizontal pair tied by Oklahoma City slogan cancel dated 29 July 1941.Early correspondence as US Marines did not arrive in Iceland until 8 July 1941. ()
£12.00
 
 
2678
Italy - 1918 Red on manilla Prisoner of War complete letter card having unused reply section still attached sent to Austria in October 1918 with long message having Reggio Cal cds dated 9 October 1918. Small blue boxed two line PL 1466 censor cachet also applied. Scarce to find used cards complete. ()
£20.00
 
 
2679
Italy - 1943 Seven Italian Prisoner of War lettersheets all sent by New Zealand soldiers in June/July 1943 to relatives at a Tea Room in Bay of Plenty New Zealand. Various markings with one unusually opened and sealed by Italian Censor tape. ()
£10.00
 
 
2680
Jamaica - 1944 Incoming hand addressed air mail cover to Jamaica bearing GB 6d tied by Leek Staffs slogan cancel dated 12 April 1944. Date unclear Nassau slogan cancel on reverse tied by PC90 Opened By D. /8848 tape at left with black straight line MISSENT TO BAHAMAS cachet on front. Spanish Town Jamaica single ring cancel dated 2 May - no year slug on reverse. Unusual item as clearly addressed. ()
£50.00
 
 
2681
Jamaica - 1944 Typed address commercial air mail cover to Canada at 8d rate having 1d + 1d + 6d Kingston meter mark dated 18 November 1944. Nice strike of Crowned Passed D/2 tombstone blue censor mark applied to front. ()
£25.00
 
 
2682
Malaya Negri Sembilan - 1941 Hand addressed airmail cover to Australia bearing Negri Sembilan 25c dull purple & scarlet SG33 tied by nice strike of AIF Field PO N218 (used at Port Dickson) cds dated 10 March 1941. Manuscript censor signature at left. ()
£40.00
 
 
2683
Malta - 1939 Typed address commerical cover to Malta at 1½pi rate bearing €pi black & violet x 2 tied by Cyprus cds dated 7 October 1939. Opened and sealed at top with crowned black on white Opened By Censor tape which ties stamps and is tied by red Passed Censor framed cachet having Egyptian red circular censor mark alongside. Valetta and Cairo transit marks dated 20 and 11 October respectively on reverse. ()
£40.00
 
 
2684
St Kitts - 1942 Hand addressed cover from Insurance company in St Louis to St Kitts bearing 5c US stamps tied by Saint Louis slogan cancel dated 12 September 1942. Cover opened and sealed with local brown censor tape RT7 at right tied on front by red Crowned passed BB... tombstone censor cachet CH4 with 4 added in ink. St Kitts single ring cds dated 8 December 1942 on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
2685
Seychelles - 1940 Hand addressed cover (opened three sides for display) to England bearing on reverse KGVI 12c Giant Tortoise tied by Victoria code B single ring cds dated 19 February 1940. Same cds on front along with fine strike of violet two line PASSED BY CENSOR Seychelles. No. 1. cachet. ()
£45.00
 
 
2686
Seychelles - 1940 Hand addressed cover to England bearing KGVI 12c Giant Tortoise tied by Victoria code C single ring cds dated 25 February 1940. Same cds alongside with good strike of violet two line PASSED BY CENSOR Seychelles. No. 2. cachet. ()
£50.00
 
 
2687
South Africa - 1943 Typed address unstamped prisoner of war envelope to Germany having purple unframed bilingual Passed By censor cachet on front. Official Free Internment Camp purple oval cachet on reverse tied by bilingual Opened By Censor UC8 label. ()
£30.00
 
 
2688
Spain - 1940 Spanish correspondence card Madrid to England (central vertical fold not affecting stamps) having full readable message in English sent at 45c rate bearing 5c & 40c SG960 & 966 tied by Madrid cds dated 17 January 1940. British Passed by Censor crowned P.27 tombstone cachet applied on front. ()
£12.00
 
 
2689
Spain - 1940 Spanish correspondence card Madrid to England full readable message in English sent at 45c rate bearing 5c 10c & 15c x 2 SG896 903 917 & 960 tied by Madrid cds dated 16 February. British Passed by Censor crowned I.41 tombstone cachet in red also ties stamps with purple framed Spanish censor cachet also applied. ()
£14.00
 
 
2690
Spanish Morocco - 1944 Hand addressed cover to British Post Office Tangier at 10c rate bearing 5c Larache x 2 SG253 tied by unclear cds. British Post Office Tangier single ring cds dated 2 July 1944 on front along with pale red framed oblong Spanish Tangier censor mark. ()
£8.00
 
 
2691
Sudan - 1974 Hand addressed air mail cover to BFPO 40 (Germany) from soldier on exercise Mega II BFPO 666 (Sudan) complete with original contents (letter and 1/- (5p) Postal Order) bearing 4½p Machin tied by fair strike of Field Post Office 158 double ring cds dated 23 December 1974¬ superb strike of same cds on enclosed Postal Order. ()
£10.00
 
 
2692
Switzerland - 1942 Hand addressed illustrated Pro Juventute cover to Ireland (redirected on arrival) bearing 1941 Pro Juventute 10c + 5c brown tied by slogan cancel¬ date unclear Irish cds on front dated 3 June 1942 along with GB crowned passed censor P.146 mark. ()
£5.00
 
 
2693
Switzerland - 1947 circa plain manila cover typed address to Berlin bearing 30c dull ultramarine SG377B tied by date unclear pictorial Brissago Lago Maggiorge cds. Opened and sealed by Military Censor Civil Mails black on clear tape at left tied by fine strike of US Civil Censorship Passed 30300 Germany pictorial censor mark. (Typed)
£5.00
 
 
2694P
Tobago - 1943 Hand addressed black & white postcard (rounded corners) of Robinson Crusoe to England from Robinson Crusoe Hotel bearing Trinidad & Tobago 4c tied by Scarborough Tobago cds dated 18 November 1943. Nice strike of IC TRI undated circular censor mark also ties stamp and is a very scarce mark from Tobago. ()
£35.00
Tobago - 1943 Hand addressed black & white postcard (rounded corners) of Robinson Crusoe to England from Robinson Crusoe Hotel bearing Trinidad & Tobago 4c tied by Scarborough Tobago cds dated 18 November 1943. Nice strike of IC TRI undated circular censor mark also ties stamp and is a very scarce mark from Tobago.  ()
 
2695
USA - 1976 Hand addressed OHMS manila code 26-152 cover to BFPO 40 (Germany) from soldier on exercise Giant Voice BFPO 692 (USA) bearing 8½p Machin tied by superb strike of FPO 941 single ring cds dated 1 October 1976. ()
£5.00
 
 
MOROCCO AGENCIES
Lots 2696-2699
 
2696
1886 Incoming 5c postal card from Belgium uprated with 5c stamp hand addressed to Tangier Gibraltar with Brussels¬ French Tangier & Gibraltar transit cds's of August 1886. ()
£80.00
 
 
2697
1888 Gibraltar 1d red postal card used Tangier to England having Tangier A26 duplex applied dated 15 November 1888 with Gibraltar single ring cds of same date alongside. ()
£65.00
 
 
2698
1908 Black & white postcard of Marabout de Sidi Beliot Casablanca to Scotland with KEVII 10c on 1d scarlet tied by British Post Office Tangier code C cds of 8 February 1908 additional strike alongside. Fine strike of purple Hotel Cecil Tangier oval cachet also applied. ()
£9.00
 
 
2699
1955 Typed address Official cover (crest on backflap) to Board of Trade London at 1p 70 rate bearing Morocco Agencies surcharge & overprints in Spanish Currency on GB KGVI 70c on 7d emerald-green & 1p on 10d turquoise-blue SG170/71 (cat £36 from x 8 on cover) tied by British Post Office Tetuan single ring cds dated 7 September 1955 with a further strike alongside. Purple circular British Consulate General Tetuan cachet applied dated 7 September 1955. Scarce and clean cover. ()
£65.00
 
 
NAURU
 
 
2700
1948 Hand addressed cover to Melbourne Australia bearing 1½d freighter tied by good strike of Nauru Central Pacific single ring cds dated 12 April 1938. ()
£20.00
 
 
NEW HEBRIDES
Lots 2701-2703
 
2701
1925 Sepia postcard of Port Vila Post Office to Austria (no message) bearing on front 5c green SGF22 tied by Port Vila New Hebrides cds dated 3 April 1925. ()
£40.00
 
 
2702
1934 Hand addressed cover to England bearing 5d (50c) ultramarine SG47 tied by Vila New Hebrides single ring cds dated 18 September 1934. ()
£35.00
 
 
2703
1935 Hand addressed cover to Paris bearing 10c (1d) green SGF43 and 40c (4d) red/yellow SGF47 tied by New Hebrides Vila single ring cds dated 25 February 1935. ()
£40.00
 
 
NEW ZEALAND
Lots 2704-2705
 
2704
1934 Commercial cover sent registered Nelson (black & blue on white label affixed) to London bearing horizontal pair of KGV 2d yellow-orange tied by single central strike of Nelson single ring cds dated 31 July 1934. ()
£5.00
 
 
2705
Tokelau Islands - 1948 A Jolly Christmas USA produced colour illustrated post card hand addressed to USA bearing ½d and 1d definitives SG1/2 tied by fine strikes of Nukunono Tokelau large single ring cds's dated 8 December 1948. ()
£35.00
 
 
NIGERIA
Lots 2706-2710
 
2706
1907 Black & white real photograph German postcard showing busy Hamburg Harbour sent to Edinburgh bearing Lagos KEVII 1d purple & black/red tied by good strike of Egwanga code A cds dated 9 March 1907 with another strike alongside. ()
£30.00
 
 
2707
1912 Colour real photograph German postcard showing Yoruba village blacksmith sent to Norwich England bearing Southern Nigeria KEVII 1d red tied by slightly off card Abeokuta Southern Nigeria single ring cds dated 3 April 1912 with another strike alongside. ()
£50.00
 
 
2708
1913 Black & white real photograph postcard showing group of 9 Nigerian labourers¬ 3 mixing cement rest watching sent to Bath England bearing Northern Nigeria KGV 1d red tied by slightly off card Baro Northern Nigeria double ring cds dated 3 April 1912 with another strike alongside. Minna Northern Nigeria double ring cds of same date also on card. ()
£35.00
 
 
2709
1923 KGV 2d blue size H2 postal stationery registered envelope (two vertical creases) hand addressed to London having blue on white provisional registered label applied with Jemaa added in black. Cover uprated with pair of KGV 2d grey tied by Jemaa cds dated 28 April 1923. Same cds applied on reverse which ties 1923 Stamp Exhibition Royal Horticultural Hall 14-26 May brown label also tied by three different London arrival cancels. Jos Nigeria transit cds dated 1 May 1923 also on reverse. ()
£35.00
 
 
2710
1951 Typed address cover (opened out on three sides) sent airmail to Manchester bearing KGVI 6d blackish purple perf 12 SG55 tied by smudged Lagos double ring cds dated 8 October 1951. Fine strike of framed Too Late on front. ()
£40.00
 
 
PAKISTAN
Lots 2711-2713
 
2711
1948 Hand addressed to Canada merchants Printed Matter cover (opened two sides) bearing 1a carmine SG4 tied by date unclear Karachi cds. Two line unframed Insufficiently Prepaid Sender cachet applied to front with two different Karachi cds cancels on reverse. ()
£15.00
 
 
2712
1949 Hand addressed cover sent air mail to England at 12a rate bearing 4a brown x 3 SG9 tied by single strike of Temporary PO C-140 double ring cds dated 11 October 1949. ()
£15.00
 
 
2713
1952-73 Two hundred and thirty illustrated FDC's mostly unaddressed with some duplication for good range of issues containg single stamps as well as sets tied by First Day of issue Philatelic Bureau handstamps. Most have a little light soiling mainly around edges of covers. ()
£5.00
 
 
MANDATED TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA
Lots 2714-2715
 
2714P
1930 Plain typed address cover (two light hinge marks on front otherwise nice and clean) for first flight Wau to Rabual (small black on blue By Air label affixed) having "The Aero Field" Warwickshire England typed address bearing Native Village 1½d orange-vermilion SG126a tied by Wau Post Office purple single ring cds dated 20 September 1930. Large double rimmed Guinea Airways Limited purple circular cachet dated 22 September 1930 applied top left corner. Pencil notation on reverse states only between 100 & 200 covers flown on this flight. Australian Air Mail catalogue no P25 cat value AUD$300 in 2002. ()
£75.00
1930 Plain typed address cover (two light hinge marks on front otherwise nice and clean) for first flight Wau to Rabual (small black on blue By Air label affixed) having The Aero Field Warwickshire England typed address bearing Native Village 1½d orange-vermilion SG126a tied by Wau Post Office purple single ring cds dated 20 September 1930. Large double rimmed Guinea Airways Limited purple circular cachet dated 22 September 1930 applied top left corner. Pencil notation on reverse states only between 100 & 200 covers flown on this flight. Australian Air Mail catalogue no P25 cat value AUD$300 in 2002. ()
 
2715
1931 Long OHMS manila cover (vertical fold at left) typed address to England bearing 3d blue overprinted type 2 OS SGO25 (cat £10 from x 8 on cover) tied by Rabaul New Guinea cds dated 4 June 1931. A poor strike of The Treasury purple oval cachet applied over franked with Rabaul cds dated 29 May 1931 indicating cover may have been intended to be post free with postage subsequently charged. ()
£50.00
 
 
RHODESIA
 
 
2716
1967 Two genuine postal used OHMS wrappers from Ministry of Information¬ Immigration and Tourism Private Bag 711 Causeway Salisbury Rhodesia both printed address to England having purple departmental Official Free cachets and red Postage Paid Salisbury cds's. ()
£5.00
 
 
NORTHERN RHODESIA
 
 
2717
1951 Hand addressed air mail envelope (roughly opened at top) sent registered (Mulfulira blue on white label affixed) to Leeds at 1s 6d rate bearing KGVI 6d grey (one light brown stain top right corner) all tied by two strikes of Mulfulira double ring cds dated 1 November 1951 with additional strike on reverse. ()
£7.50
 
 
ST. LUCIA
Lots 2718-2723
 
2718
1908 Black & white real photograph postcard Village of Laborie from the sea undivided back sent to USA bearing KEVII 1d red tied by Castries St Lucia code C single ring cds dated 30 March 1909 with a further strike alongside. ()
£20.00
 
 
2719
1910 Unused real photograph black & white postcard showing Town of Soufriere¬ St Lucia. ()
£10.00
 
 
2720
1910 circa Unused colour postcard showing Vieux Fort Town¬ St Lucia ()
£10.00
 
 
2721
1910 circa Unused colour postcard showing Dennery Village¬ St Lucia ()
£15.00
 
 
2722
1925 circa A Handy Guide as to Where to Go St Lucia W.I. 12 page illustrated booklet full of information about St Lucia and advertisments. Fine condition and scarce. ()
£30.00
 
 
2723
1946 Incoming Pan Am test letter 5c airmail envelope from Washington to St Lucia returned on day of arrival uprated with 5c Air Mail stamp tied by Washington cancel of 1 November 1946. Castries cds of 6 November plus Pan Am Port Castries cachet of 7 November on rear. St Lucia 1s 4d in stamps attached both sides all tied by Castries cds's of 8 November 1946 to cover return air mail costs to Washington. ()
£35.00
 
 
SAMOA
 
 
2724
1947 Typed address commercial cover from Gold Star Transport Apia to Chrysler Corporation Detroit USA bearing 3d surcharge on 1½d brown SG199 tied by good strike of Apia Western Samoa large cds dated 24 May 1947. ()
£20.00
 
 
SEYCHELLES
Lots 2725-2730
 
2725
1906 Real Photograph black & white postcard (undivided back) of Victoria Street Seychelles sent to Denmark (unusual destination) bearing on picture side KEVII 3c green tied by Seychelles code c thimble cds dated 8 October 1906. ()
£30.00
 
 
2726
1946 Hand addressed cover (vertical crease not affecting stamps) sent air mail to Convent in Scotland at 56c rate bearing KGVI 6c & 50c definitives tied by light strike of Victoria code A single ring cds dated 7 February 1946 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2727
1946 Typed address commercial cover (firms cachet bottom left) sent registered Victoria (etiquette applied direct to cover) to Lincoln at 38c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 20c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code B single ring cds dated 12 December 1946 having a further strike alongside. ()
£20.00
 
 
2728
1950 Hand addressed airmail cover sent registered Victoria (etiquette applied direct to cover) to London at 68c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 50c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code C single ring cds dated 27 October 1950 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2729
1951 Typed address airmail cover (central vertical fold not affecting stamps) to England at 48c rate bearing KGVI 18c & 30c definitives tied by good strike of Victoria code A single ring cds dated 18 September 1951 having a further strike alongside. ()
£25.00
 
 
2730
1956 Pencil address cover bearing KGVI 2c purple-brown SG135a (couple surface rubs) tied by Anse Royale code B single ring cds of 28 February 1956. Black "T" mark and "02cts" added in pencil. Postage Due 2c scarlet & carmine SGD1 tied by Victoria Seychelles code B single ring cds of 1 March 1956. ()
£3.00
 
 
SIERRA LEONE
Lots 2731-2733
 
2731
1910 Colour postcard (light soiling both sides) showing an area in Freetown sent to Switzerland (not a common destination) bearing KEVII 1d red tied by Moyamba code C single ring cds dated 18 June 1910 with a further better strike alongside. Large black two line Via Plymouth or Liverpool cachet applied. ()
£25.00
 
 
2732
1936 Typed address cover to Lady Provost¬ Glenburnie Park¬ Aberdeen¬ Scotland hand endorsed "Per Intermediate Mail leaving Freetown 7th November 1936" bearing KGV 2d brown SG158 tied by Magburaka Sierra Leone single ring cds dated 6 November 1936. ()
£40.00
 
 
2733
1937 D.O.A.L. Hamburg (crest on backflap) cover hand addressed to England two air mail labels applied (staining from glue used to affix them) both with black framed Insufficiently Prepaid For Air Mail Transmission 2 line scarce cachet applied on top. Sent at 6d rate with 1d violet SG156 x 4 and 2d brown SG158 all tied by Freetown cds dated 5 April 1937. ()
£65.00
 
 
SOUTH AFRICA
Lots 2734-2741
 
2734
Cape of Good Hope - 1894 H&G5 ½d green postal stationery card (closed tear through part of imprinted stamp and couple creased corners) used Kimberley to England uprated with 2½d sage-green SG56 both tied by fine strike of scarcer TPO Up single ring cds dated 6 March 1894 Message on reverse states "serious riot here yesterday¬ 3 natives killed and many injured by rifle shots. will send you a paper." ()
£20.00
 
 
2735
Natal - 1903 H&G10 ½d green on cream postal stationery card commercially used from Hotel in Amanzim Toki Natal to drink supplier in Durban requesting supply of 10 doz small soda. Amanzim Toki cds dated 20 July 1903 on front along with Durban cds of same date. ()
£20.00
 
 
2736
Orange Free State - 1888 Hand addressed entire (opened two sides contemporary writting on reverse)) from carpenter in Boshof (cachet on backflap) to watchmaker in Cape Town regarding repair of a watch bearing 1d red-brown vertical pair SG2 tied by individual strikes of 8 barred oval cancel of Boshof. Boshof¬ Kimberley and Capetown cds's on reverse dated 20¬ 21 & 23 July 1888 respectively on reverse. ()
£50.00
 
 
2737P
Transvaal - 1907 KEVII 4d blue size F registered envelope used Randfontein to Krugersdorp uprated with 1d scarlet having 4 strikes of Randfontein TVL cds dated 7 November 1907 on front with Krugersdorp Transvall cds on reverse of same date.& ()
£25.00
Transvaal - 1907 KEVII 4d blue size F registered envelope used Randfontein to Krugersdorp uprated with 1d scarlet having 4 strikes of Randfontein TVL cds dated 7 November 1907 on front with Krugersdorp Transvall cds on reverse of same date.&   ()
 
2738P
Transvaal - 1911 Lightly soiled both sides colour postcard of Railway Bridge over the Zambesi seen from the Gorge addressed to Wales bearing Transvaal 1d scarlet SG274 (Z142 used in the Interprovincial Period) tied by fine strike of Uitval Fontein double ring cds dated 17 April 1911 with superb strike of Randfontein double ring cds of same date alongside. Putzel states Uitval Fontein Post Office opened 1 November 1909 and closed 1 November 1914 and is rated RRR. ()
£15.00
Transvaal - 1911 Lightly soiled both sides colour postcard of Railway Bridge over the Zambesi seen from the Gorge addressed to Wales bearing Transvaal 1d scarlet SG274 (Z142 used in the Interprovincial Period) tied by fine strike of Uitval Fontein double ring cds dated 17 April 1911 with superb strike of Randfontein double ring cds of same date alongside. Putzel states Uitval Fontein Post Office opened 1 November 1909 and closed 1 November 1914 and is rated RRR. ()
 
2739
1913 Hand addressed cover from Government House Pretoria (crest on backflap) including 4 page letter on Government House printed paper written in Afrikaans to Aliwal North bearing 1d carmine-red SG4a tied by Pretoria cds dated 17 November 1913. ()
£25.00
 
 
2740
1913-70s Range of 25 covers and cards plus few from other Countries in Africa. ()
£10.00
 
 
2741
1936 Special air mail postcard "Sorting the mail in the Air Mail Section of the Johannesburg GPO hand addressed to England bearing ½d Springbok (slight tone at right) tied by Empire Exhibition special cancellation dated 22 December 1936. ()
£6.00
 
 
SUDAN
Lots 2742-2747
 
2742
1891 Black & white bilingual scarce Sudan Postal Service printed receipt for a registered letter completed in English for item sent to Germany having good strike of Halfa bilingual double ring cds dated 15 November 1891 applied. ()
£55.00
 
 
2743
1905 Roughly opened on 3 sides (part of backflap missing) and badly toned 5m carmine postal stationery envelope H&GB3 addressed in Arabic having two strikes of Merowi bilingual cds dated 7 May 1906 (year slugs inverted reading 9061). On reverse is location unclear (maybe Syria) Travelling Post Office cds dated 11 May 1905 along with Assouan cds dated 13 May 1905. Unsure why different year dates front and back. ()
£30.00
 
 
2744
1912 H&G14 4m red postal stationery card sent Wadi Halfa to Germany having superb strike of Shellal Haifa TPO No 2 cds dated 16 March 1912. ()
£30.00
 
 
2745
1917 Hand addressed 5m red postal stationery envelope H&GB5 to County Armargh Ireland having two strikes of Singa bilingual double ring cds dated 15 January 1917. Khartoum bilingual single ring cds dated 16 January on reverse along withTynan RSO Co Armargh double ring cds dated 5 February 1917. Includes contents being a two page letter written on Khartoum Sudan stationery dated 13 January mentions letter "written on a native boat on the Blue Nile" with an sketched illustration of the boat included within the letter. ()
£65.00
 
 
2746
1949 Typed address cover (SG on backflap) to Lord Mayor of Bristol¬ England endorsed air mail bearing SG overprint on 3pi red-brown & blue SGO39b tied by bold strike of Sudan Air Mail Khartoum single ring cds dated 22 March 1949. ()
£45.00
 
 
2747
1956 H&GC13 4½pi chestnut size G registered envelope addressed and registered label all in local script with fine strike of El Ghaba Postal Agency double rim bilingual cds of 5 February 1956. Location unclear bilingual TPO cds and Khartoum code D cds's on reverse. ()
£18.00
 
 
SWAZILAND
 
 
2748
1949 Plain typed address stampless cover to The Government Secretary¬ Swaziland Administration Mbabane endorsed OHMS having fine strike of scarcer Forbes Reef double ring cds dated 31 October 1949. ()
£30.00
 
 
TANGANYIKA
Lots 2749-2750
 
2749
1936 Typed address cover to NBC Radio City New York USA from Iambi Mission Station Tanganyika (imprint top left corner) at 30c rate with KUT KGV 5c x 2 & 30c definitives tied by two strikes of Kinyangiri cds of 13 January 1936. Dar Es Salaam transit cds on reverse. ()
£30.00
 
 
2750
1937 KUT KGV 15c red postal stationery card uprated with KUT 1937 Coronation 20c to cover air mail cost to Germany with long message in German having two strikes of Moshi double ring cds dated 19 July 1937 applied. Purple By Air Mail cachet also applied to front along with pictorial German arrival cancel dated 28 July 1937. ()
£40.00
 
 
TONGA
Lots 2751-2756
 
2751
1895 Long scarce On His Tongan Majesty's Service cover (two vertical folds do not detract) hand addressed to British Vice Counsel Nuku'alofa having illustrated Tonga Government Frank pictorial circular marking applied along with Nukualofa Tonga small single ring cancel dated 18 October 1895. ()
£100.00
 
 
2752
1907 Hand addressed cover sent registered (purple registered mark applied direct to cover having London blue & white label applied on top) to London at 6½d rate bearing 1d Ovava Tree x 2 plus King George II 2d & 2½d tied by three strike of Nukualofa single ring cds dated 9 April 1907. Small "R" in circle mark on front along with purple "19602" mark and 232 in blue crayon Mark Auckland¬ London & Manchester transit marks on reverse. ()
£40.00
 
 
2753
1924 Stampless OHMS cover hand addressed to USA having good strike of Nukualofa Tonga single ring cds dated 23 January 1924. Smudged Government cachet also applied. ()
£30.00
 
 
2754
1954 Typed address and contents Air Mail letter sheet to Holland at 9d rate bearing 3½d map x 2 and 2d Ketches (type of boat) SG103 & 105 tied by Nukualofa Tonga single ring cds dated 16 November 1954. ()
£18.00
 
 
2755
1970 Hand addressed air mail cover to Hawaii at 24s rate with 4s Banana & 10s Coconut x 2 SG283 & 334 tied by poor strikes of Nukualofa single ring cds's 31 August 1970. ()
£13.00
 
 
2756
1973 Air mail letter sheet 9s Tongan Tapa (H&G FG1) hand addressed to USA with lengthy family message uprated with 3s Red Cross self adhesive SG335 tied by single strike of Vavua single ring cds dated 22 November 1973. ()
£13.00
 
 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Lots 2757-2760
 
2757
1937 Hand addressed hotel cover to USA sent Air Mail International Forwarding at 26c rate with Coronation 2c & 8c x 3 SG244/45 tied by GPO Port of Spain cds's 1 July 1937. ()
£15.00
 
 
2758
1948 Incoming hand addressed cover endorsed Air Mail to Port of Spain Trinidad bearing GB KGVI 2½d blue vertical pair tied by date unclear Syston (Leicester England) cds's. Field Post Office 912 double ring cds dated 1 December 1948 (stated to be TPO travelling between Germany & Holland) applied both sides. Two strikes of red 1s 2d I.S.F and black "T" FS instructional marks on front along with two strikes of purple unframed Retour and black Unclaimed cachets on front. GPO Port of Spain cds dated 22 December 1948 on reverse along with superb strike of Returned Letter Branch Trinidad single ring cds in red dated 30 December 1948. A real puzzler needing full study to work out routing etc. ()
£40.00
 
 
2759
1949 Typed address firms air mail cover to Denmark at 24c rate beraing KGVI 12c horizontal pair tied by GPO Post of Spain cds's dated 10 December 1949. Good strike of "To New York By Air Onward By Streamer" two line unframed purple cachet on front. ()
£30.00
 
 
2760
1949 Typed address air mail cover to Denmark at 36c rate with 75th Anniv of UPU 12c & 24c SG263/64 tied by San Fernando single ring cds's of 20 October 1949. ()
£15.00