Stamps & Covers of Great Britain, including the Windsor Collection - Conducted behind closed doors

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Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 6, 1d. A1 to Chester, with red Maltese Cross cancellation and clear 'my - 6 / 1840' d.s. on reverse. Some soiling and tears, reinforced along folds with stamp hinges. Rare first official day of usage. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1974). S.G. ME1, £18,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 7, 1d. lettersheet, A50, redirected from Ryelands to Torquay with light red Maltese Cross cancellation, manuscript "1" and and Hereford c.d.s. of May 7 1840 on the front; clean and uncreased. A rare second day of official use. A new discovery, not recorded in "May Dates" by M. JacksonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 8, 1d. A150, to a Gentleman, cancelled by red Maltese Cross and with boxed 'pd / m 8 / 1840' d.s. on reverse. Some light marking and foxing, otherwise presentable and an early date. S.G. ME2, £2,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 9, 1d. A19 to Devonport, cancelled by red Maltese Cross and with 'g / my - 9 / 1840' d.s. on reverse. Some soiling and pressed out folds, scarce. Also A65, 1840 (7 May) to Halifax, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. With soiling and foxing to edges. S.G. ME1 (2), £5,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 9, 1d. envelope, A137, used locally in London and cancelled by a superb strike of brown-red Maltese Cross and bearing on the flap, which opens well for display, a very good strike of the London boxed datestamp with champhered corners and "T.P./Chief Office" in black; the wax seal is complete on the reverse. Fresh and fine. A very good early May date. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 11, 2d. letter sheet, A202, to Salisbury cancelled by red Maltese Cross, to the right of Britannia. Light folds throughout and some marking to a portion, otherwise good and rare. S.G. ME4, from £17,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 20 2d. letter sheet from Stafford to London cancelled by faded Maltese Cross with 'stafford / my 20 / 1840' c.d.s and 21 May d.s. on reverse. Fold through middle, reinforced on the reverse and light marking. A scarce item. S.G. ME3, from £17,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyMay DatesMay 23, 1d. A18, from Leicester to London, bearing 1840 1d. black, Plate II: HE, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with another cancelling the letter sheet. Some light soiling and the 1d. folded with the sheet. Scarce. Philatelic Expertising (G.B.) Certificate (1996). S.G. ME1, £15,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsStereo obscured, dated 1841 (24 April), bold black Maltese Cross cancellation, London datestamp on reverse; fine and uncreasedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny Letter SheetsA26, dated 1 Sept. 1843 to Chippenham with fine number "9" in Maltese Cross cancellation and with "Bishopsgate St. Within" alongside; some peripheral imperfections but attractive appearance. Specialised £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyOne Penny EnvelopeA133 from Robert Peel in London to Atherstone, showing "T.P.Charles St. West" handstamp in blue, uprated with 1840 1d. Plate IV, SA with close to large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross and signed "Robert Peel" at foot. Uncelar d.s. on reverse with clear wax crest seal of the Peel family in red on reverse. Envelope with pressed folds and a little soiled, however a rare and interesting item. Mike Jackson Certificate (2020). PhotoNote: Sir Robert Peel, Prime Minister 1834-35 and 1835-41.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

Great Britain1840 MulreadyA collection of 1d. letter sheets (7) and envelopes (10). Letter sheets ranging from A5-A76 and dates from 1840 (10 May)-(29 May); envelopes ranging from A144-A173 and dates 1840 (11 May)-(27 May). Mixed condition throughout, but a good group. S.G. ME1-ME2, £35,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyA small collection with 1d. wrappers A15 cancelled by black Maltese Cross to Aberdeen. A64 cancelled by dull red Maltese Cross to Dublin (poor), A233 cancelled by bright orange-red Maltese Cross used locally in London, A246 (front and one flap cancelled by black Maltese Cross; also 2d. wrapper a92 good unused and a rather tatty facsimile envelope. Condition is mixed. (6 covers)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 MulreadyTwo Pence EnvelopesA195, dated 2 Feb. 1841, addressed to Glastonbury, endorsed "2 paid" at upper left, upright black Maltese Cross slightly to the right of Britannia, toned but extremely rare being the earliest recorded use of the black Cross on a 2d. Mulready. Not recorded in Rockoff & JacksonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostPostcardsSix olive green cards, Dies 1-6, five franked 1911 ½d., the last franked 1911 ½d. and 1d., all with London Sept. 9 cancellations; the Die 2 card with crease at top right. Scarce as a complete set of DiesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostPostcardsDark brown card, addressed to Cornwall and signed on the face by Warwick Lendon (who was responsible for the artwork of the cards, based on the rough design by D. Lewis Poole), franked 1911 ½d. with Die 4 cancellation of 9 Sept.; the card with small tear at top and corner creased. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostPostcardsLight brown card, addressed to London and bearing three Control singles ½d., ½d. and 1d., London Die 4 cancellations of 9 Sept.; fine and unusual with three stamps addressed to the U.K.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostPostcardsLight brown card with handwritten Army & Navy Co-Operative Society advertisement, addressed to Midhurst and re-addressed to Littlehampton, franked 1911 ½d. with London Die 2 cancellation of 9 Sept. and with Eastbourne c.d.s. of 16 Sept. alongside; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostPostcardsViolet Privilege Windsor card, addressed to Highbury and franked 1911 ½d. with Windsor Die I cancellation of 16 Sept.; the card with light crease and slightly rounded corners. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostEnvelopesLight green Proof envelope, addressed to Reading, franked Edward 1d. with Windsor Die 2 cancellation of 16 Sept.; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostEnvelopesViolet privilege London envelope, addressed to "The Central London Sick Hospital" in Hendon (where Hubert was taken after his accident), franked 1911 1d. with Windsor Die 2 cancellation of 16 Sept.; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostEnvelopesPurple-brown London envelope, addressed to Cornwall and franked 1911 1d. with London Die 3 cancellation of 9 Sept., mounted in a frame surrounded by cameos of the four pilots and with the message portion affixed to the reverse of the frame. A little faded but fine and possibly uniqueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostEphemeraRed invitation card to the 9 Sept. inauguration, Number 88 issued to Mr. W.G. Gates (Assistant secretary at the G.P.O. in London and a member of the Board of Directors of Hendon Aerodrome); the card very slightly stained and faded but extremely rare (See next lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1911 Coronation Aerial PostEphemeraRed Car Parking card for the 9 Sept. inauguration, No. 88 issued to W.G. Gates; slightly faded; fine. (matching the Hendon invitation, see previous lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainBooklets1940 5/- (edition 7), generally fine; a couple of panes with the perfs. fractionally clipped at top. A good example of this scarce book. S.G. BD25. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesCollection in five albums or stockbooks and loose contained in a carton, including a good range of 1841 imperf. 1d. with multiples, 1870 ½d. Plate 9, 1847-54 embossed 1/-, 10d., 6d. pair and two singles, all cut square, 1855-57 watermark small Garter 4d. (9), 1/-, 1862-64 9d. (3), 1/- (3), 1867-80 3d. Plate 7 block of four, 1867-83 watermark Cross 5/- part original gum, 1883-84 10/- (2) unused or part original gum, 1855-57 1/- (3, one with c.d.s.), 1867-80 2/- blue (2), 1873-80 watermark Garter 4d. vermilion, 18893 or 1884 4d. to 1/- part original gum or unus...

Great BritainCollections and RangesSelection housed in a blue stockbook, including a range of 1841-53 1d., 1841 2d. Plate 3 pair, 1870-79 ½d. Plate 9, 1870-74 1½d. (7), 1855-57 watermark small Garter 4d. (6), Medium Garter 4d. (9), Large Garter 4d. part original gum, etc., chiefly used, mixed condition but very many fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-78 postal history collection in three albums or stock books including 1840 (27 Aug.) entire to Inverness bearing 1d. black (Plate II) with good to tight margins tied by fine red Maltese Cross, 1d. black entire with possible blue Maltese Cross, 1864 envelope to Gibraltar bearing 1862-64 1/- green, marked 'Via France' and with framed 's' marking to denote travel via Spain, one album of 1d. red covers (160+), one to Hertfordshire with an illustration of a horse, a green stock book of 1881 1d. lilac used on cover with one mourning envelope to New Brunswick b...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1840-83 a balance collection housed in six ring binders, albums or stock books including a mixed group of mint and used stamps 1841-84 all lettered 'LB' including 1840 entire to Northumbria bearing 1d. black, 1841 1d. red cancelled by clear Maltese Cross numbered '8', another cancelled by two strikes of a blue Maltese Cross, various plate numbers, some in blocks, 1858-76 2d. blue plate 7 mint, some faults, 1865-67 4d. deep vermilion plate 11, mint, 1867-80 2/- blue used (2), 1880-83 1/- orange-brown plate 13, mint with horizontal crease,1883-84 2/6d. lilac...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1913-22 collection of Military mail, seventy-one covers or cards contained in a black "Concertina" binder, including much from the Dardanelles Campaign, largely stampless and showing a range of British Army and Field Post Office single and double-ring datestamps including D54, DY, NL1, SWY2, SX2, SX3, SX4, SX5, SX8, SX11, SZ5 and W2, Indian Army Telegraph datestamps with codes MW, YD and YDH, Indian F.P.O. 409 (2), 1912 envelope with Salonika Greek P.O. intaglio seal Arms h.s., British Army Post Office at Constantinople d.s. (8, two registered), French Tres...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1914-QEII, a mint Comonwealth collection over two stockbooks including various sets and part sets KGVI-QEII and control blocks on stock cards with Ireland Provisional Government, British Levant, Tangier and Morocco Agencies in various overprints.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1924-87 collection of First Day Covers in five albums housed in a box including a number of better items such as King George V 1924 (23 Apr.) Empire Exhibition, King Edward VIII 1936 (1 Sept.) and (14 Sept.), King George VI 1939 (1 May) 9d., 10d. and 1/-, 1948 (1 Oct.) £1, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1951 (3 May) ½d. to 2½d. blocks of four and 2/6d. to £1 on large cover, Queen Elizabeth II 1954 (8 Feb.) 9d., 10d. and 11d., 1955 (1 Sept.) 10/- and £1 etc; in chiefly fine conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condit...

Great BritainCollections and Ranges1924-70s mint collection of five folders comprising GKV, KGVI and QEII control blocks and singles. 800+ blocks of four or larger in fine condition. A valuable and extensive group.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainCollections and RangesCollection of chiefly Queen Elizabeth II Machin type in five albums contained in a carton, including unmounted mint Plate blocks, eliptical perfs., self adhesives, Regionals, National emblems, values to £1 (50), £1.05 (30), £1.10 (30), £1,17 (36), £1.25 (30), £1.28 ((30), £1.33 (30), £1.35 (30), £1.40 (30), £1.45 (30), £1.46 (6), £1.47 (6), £1.50 (24), £1.52 (6), £1.55 (30), £1,57 (6), £1.60 (6), £1.65 (6), £1.88 (12), £1.90 (6), £2 (30), £2.15 (6), £2.25 (12)£2.27 (6), £2.30 (6), £2.45 (6), £2.55 (6), £2.65 (6), £2.80 (6), £3 (24), £3.15 (6), £3.30 (6), £3....

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed6d., 10d. and 1/- each cancelled by barred oval and cut square with good to no margins, with some staining. S.G. 54, 57, 60Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed10d. brown, cut square and with good margins all round, London barred over cancellation; violet handstamp on reverse, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed10d. brown, vertical pair just touching the design at lower right, each cancelled by numerical 780 oval of Tavistock; some light soiling in places. Specialised H2 (1), £3,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1847-54 Embossed1/- green, die 2 overprinted "specimen" type 2, small to large margins, large part original gum. Fresh and a very appealing example of this scarce stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). Specialised H1 (2)u, £8,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed1/- green, Die II, large margins on three sides and just cut into at foot, tied on cover by Wakefield Duplex to Lagos, Western Africa dated 20th October 1855; one of the earliest examples of mail to or from LagosSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed1/- green with clear to good margins used and tied to small piece by '700' sideways duplex of Sheffield, fine and attractive. Specialised H1 (2), £1,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1847-54 Embossed1/- green, from the upper right corner of the sheet and with good margins other sides showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at foot, London "22" barred oval cancellation; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated EnvelopesA group of three unused envelopes (2) and letter sheet, including 'Fores's Comic Envelopes No. 1' caricature, and two printed envelope designs, one reading 'god hath made of one blood all nations of men' printed by Ackermann & Co., the other depicting a steam boat carrying mail reading 'the world want and should be britain's boom / ocean penny postage'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated EnvelopesA spectacular group (16) of hand-painted envelopes, formerly part of the Dr. Paul Ramsay collection, the majority with an equestrian or hunting theme including 1842 (10 July) handpainted Hunting scene "Going! Going! Gone for 1 Penny", bearing 1841-53 1d. tied by a black Maltese Cross cancellation, from the Reverend L. Lorraine Smith to London, thought to be the earliest recorded hand-painted envelope along with a further three examples illustrated by Rev. L. Lorraine Smith; three simply stunning and meticulously painted envelopes from the Miss. Nora Martin cor...

Great BritainIllustrated Envelopes1904 (7 March) "The Sphinx", large envelope (250x370mm.) part of the Hugh Rose correspondence to Prince Edward of Wales at York House, in black and white, from Edinburgh and franked Edward 1d.; superb provenance: Christie's sale, December 1988Dr. Paul Ramsay, May 2018Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated EnvelopesTwo unused black and white envelopes, "Horses and Rabbits" and "The Life of Hats"; clearly by the same Artist; fine and unrecorded designsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated EnvelopesThree unused black and white envelopes, "First Class Ticket", "Cheeky Monkey" and "The Heavenly Goat", unrecorded designs, some stains on the last twoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated Envelopes1873 (19 April), a beautifully handpainted watercolour depicting flowers, addressed to Miss Plunkett at Dr. Lockes, Clapham Common, franked 1d. Pate 117; superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated Envelopes1897 (16 June) Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee embossed multi-coloured postcard, addressed to Cornwall, franked 1887 ½d. vermilion, taxed 1d. on arrival; fine and most appealing. RareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainIllustrated EnvelopesSix unused black and white envelopes, "The Trafalgar Square Plinth", "The Lion Painter", "Proverbial Philosophy by Banting", "Matrimony", "Such Rubbish as may be shot here" and "Queens Head Tavern", each with the Artists monogram "EPL"; fine and all previously unrecorded types. A remarkable groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue½d. to 1/- part set of fifteen, part to large part original gum. S.G. 215-259 group, £1,300+ (as cheapest)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue1/- dull green and carmine, corner block of four from the lower left of the sheet, large part original gum and mounted on the upper pair only; a few minor gum wrinkles and very light gum bends in places, a handsome multiple. S.G. 257, £900+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue5/- bright carmine, block of four with large part original gum; light vertical bend affecting right hand vertical pair; nevertheless an attractive multiple. S.G. 263, £1,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue£1 dull blue-green with top margin showing part of the central cross, there is a small thin patch in the top right corner of the margin, otherwise fresh and very fine, unmounted mint. Well centred and a surprisingly good example of this stamp. S.G. 266. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue£1 dull blue-green, large part original gum; light vertical bend at right. S.G. 266, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1902-10 De la Rue£1 dull blue-green, well-centred and cancelled by crisp 'guernsey' c.d.s. for April 5th. 1911, a good example. S.G. 266, £825Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1903 (c.) De La Rue Napoleon Boneparte essays 1d. in black, in carmine and in blue on ungummed paper, top marginal blocks of four. FineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911 Harrison, Perf. 14 ½d. dull green, watermark inverted, in a complete booklet pane of six with the St. Andrew's cross label, perf. type E; unmounted mint. With choice perfs. all round. A magnificent example of this booklet pane. S.G. 268bw, £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House£1 deep green, large part original gum; centred a little low, fresh colour. S.G. 320, £2,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII Issues1911-13 Somerset House£1 deep green, light c.d.s; a good example of this popular high value. S.G. 320, £750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VII IssuesA quite remarkable collection of mostly mint multiples in a large album, comprising 1902-10 De La Rue ½d. M1 lower two rows of the sheet with the two displaced cliché varieties, 2d. M12(4) irregular block of 14, 2½d. M16 (1) single but with the selvedge of the entire lower row, 5d. M29(2) row of 12 from the foot of the sheet, 1911 Harrison, perf. 14 ½d. M3(4) and 1d. M6(5) each a strip of twelve from the foot of the sheet, 1911-13 Somerset House 1½d. M10(2) strip of twelve from the foot of the sheet, 1½d. M10(4) and M10(5) each in blocks of 36 (the lower thr...

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher½d. to 1/- a complete set of sixteen with both 2d., each stamp variety inverted watermark, large part original gum; fresh and fine. A very difficult set to assemble. R.P.S. certificates (2003) for 5d., 9d. olive-green and 10d. S.G. 351wi-395wi, £5700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher1d. bright scarlet, imperforate block of eight from the right of the sheet, each overprinted 'cancelled' (type 24), good margins at top and left, close at foot; large part original gum, mounted on one stamp only, a few minor gum wrinkles in places not affecting the appearance. Specialised N16x, £720+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher9d. agate and 1/- bistre, both with watermark inverted, the former unmounted mint and the latter large part original gum. S.G. 392wi. and 395wi., £490Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, lightly mounted mint; minor gum wrinkle, well centred. A good example of this shade. S.G. 402, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, large part original gum; centred a fraction low, rich colour and good perfs., trivial gum wrinkle. S.G. 402, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue in a top right corner block of four, unmounted mint (there is a faint hinge mark in the top margin where the ink was not applied); some light gum ageing, centred low and a couple of minor gum wrinkles. These do not detract from this very impressive block. Specialised N69 (1). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo, large part original gum; fair centring and good perfs., some very slight gum ageing. A good stamp. Specialised N69 (2), £1,300Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow10/- indigo-blue, centered to lower left and cancelled by crisp c.d.s., a good example. S.G. 402, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green in a bright shade, lightly mounted mint; centred a fraction low and right, good perfs. An attractive stamp. S.G. 403, £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1813 Waterlow£1 green, large part original gum; well centred, a few slightly irregular perforations. Fine appearance. S.G. 403, £2,800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 green, fairly well-centred and cancelled by a central strike of 'guernsey/ 17 fe/ 14' c.d.s.; fine. S.G. 403, £1,300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 dull blue-green, lightly mounted mint; centred a little low; fair to good perfs., a good stamp. S.G. 404, £2,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 dull blue-green, lightly mounted mint; centred low, there are a couple of light wrinkles, good colour and perfs. S.G. 404, £2,800 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 deep green, lightly mounted mint; centred low with good perfs. A very good example of this shade. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). Specialised N72 (2), £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1913 Waterlow£1 deep green, large part original gum; good centring and perfs., light even gum toning. G. Oliva certificate (1960). Specialised N72 (2), £4,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, the set of three values in imperforate blocks of four each from the upper left corner of the sheet with "n/p/imprimatur" handstamp on reverse, unmounted mint; superb. Specialised listed but unpricedProvenance:Hassan Shaida, April 1993Chartwell, May 2012Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d. imprimatur block of four from the upper left corner of the sheet and showing reversed "12" in the margin at top; unmounted mint, "n/p/imprimatur" handstamps on reverse. Superb and rareProvenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, September 2005Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d. yellow-brown, original gum and well centred, showing major re-entry, Plate HV3, [R2/1], attractive and scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (1974). S.G. 406a, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue2/6d. cinnamon-brown, large part original gum; creased corner perf., good perfs. Specialised N64 (9), £2,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue5/- pale carmine (worn plate), horizontal pair from the lower left corner of the sheet showing security line in the margin at foot, original gum; fine and most unusual. Specialised N67(3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- blue with top sheet margin, lightly mounted in the margin only; quite well centred and clearly shows the marginal watermark which is centred low. There is some slight gum ageing, good perfs. and an attractive stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 412. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- blue with top right corner margins, large part original gum; centred right, good perfs., light even gum toning. S.G. 412, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- bright ("Cambridge") blue, horizontal pair from the lower right corner of the sheet, original gum, one of a very few recorded multiples of this rare shade. Brandon Certificate (2007). Specialised N70(3), £19,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- bright (Cambridge) blue, large part original gum, with lower left corner margins; pencil notation in the margin and light gum ageing. Brandon Certificate (2007). Specialised N70 (3), £9.500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- pale blue, lightly mounted mint; centred a little high and left; fresh and good perfs. P.E. (G.B.) certificate (1994). Specialised N70 (4), £3,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- pale blue, lightly mounted mint; good centring and perfs., a good stamp. Specialised N70 (4), £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- deep (intense) bright blue, block of four, unmounted mint, a couple of short perfs. at lower right but probably the finest of the few existing blocks of this striking shade. R.P.S. Certificate (1985). Specialised N70(5), £50,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- deep (intense) bright blue, large part original gum; well centred, a couple of slightly short perfs. Specialised N70 (5), £8,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- deep bright blue, lightly mounted mint; with left sheet margin (tear in the margin), centred a little high and left. Specialised N79 (6), £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- deep bright blue, lightly mounted mint; fair centring. A good stamp. Specialised N70 (6), £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- bright blue, lightly mounted mint; centred a fraction low and left, some light gum ageing. Specialised N70 (7), £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- bright blue, large part original gum; well centred and good perfs., some light gum ageing. Specialised N70 (7), £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainKing George V Issues1915 De La Rue10/- deep blue (worn plate), lightly mounted mint; centred a fraction low, fresh. Specialised N70 (2), £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury, Wilkinson10/- dull grey-blue, centred slightly to left, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 417, £475Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1918-19 Bradbury, Wilkinson10/- blackish-blue ("Steel blue"), block of four from the upper left corner of the sheet, unmounted mint, small thin in the margins at top, fresh and fine. A rare block. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). Specialised N71(3), £9,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher½d. green variety no watermark, unmounted mint; fine and rare. Only 24 examples found from the bottom two rows of a sheet with control D25. S.G. 418c. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher6d. purple, Harrison printing on chalky paper overprinted 'specimen', lightly mounted. Specialised N41sSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Union Congress£1 black, large part original gum; a good example. S.G. 438, £750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Union Congress£1 black, large part original gum; some very light gum ageing. S.G. 438, £750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BrtainKing George V1929 Postal Union Congress1935 (2 Nov.) envelope (slightly truncated at left) from London to Brazil, bearing £1 black plus 1924 1/- and 1934 re-engraved 2/6d., 5/- and 10/-, all cancelled by double-ring d.s. and showing, on reverse, Paris transit datestamp. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing George V Issues1929 Postal Union Congress£1 black, cancelled by a small part strike of c.d.s. across the top left corner. S.G. 438, £550Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainKing Edward VIII½d. green, 1d. scarlet, 1½d. red-brown and 2½d. bright blue, each overprinted 'specimen' (type 32), all with part to large part original gum. Specialised P1v, P2t, P3v and P4s var. unpricedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaAF, four good margins and struck with light red Maltese Cross cancellation and AL good margins on three sides and huge margin at top, used by crisp Maltese Cross in red; both slightly soiled in places otherwise good examples (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaBB a slightly worn impression, good to large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaBB, large even margins cancelled by crisp virtually complete Maltese Cross in red; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaBC showing some plate wear, small to very large marins showing a trace of the stamp to the left and tied on wrapper to Camberwell by an ochre-red Maltese Cross bearing, on the reverse, two London datestamps of 1840 (18 May); there is a light horizontal folding crease. A good early cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaED grey-black shade showing moderate plate wear, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation, large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaEI a fine early impression not showing plate wear, good to large margins all round, tied by a crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation in a pinkish shade, to front with part of back flap to Preston, Huddersfield c.d.s. in the same shade on reverse; fine and scarce first Saturday usage. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaEI, large to very large margins and cancelled by indistinct light red Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaGG good to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to small entire addressed to Hertford and with Hatfield undated circular datestamp alongside; tiny surface rub in the border at left, otherwise fine and most appealing. Rare. Specialised AS1f, £1,100 off coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaGI with good to small margins cancelled by red Maltese Cross and affixed to piece showing d.s. 'c / my - 6 / 1840' with faint traces of red ink 'tying' the two. Expert's handstamp on reverse and R.P.S. Certificate (1973) stating 'the proof is lacking through the weakness of the 'tie''. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaHG, crisp impression and large even margins, cancelled by very clear orange-red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaIB-IC horizontal pair with large even margins and cancelled by two crisp strikes of red Maltese Cross leaving much of the design clear; crisp impression and fresh appearance; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaJJ in a deep shade, good to large even margins and just tied by a bright red Maltese Cross on entire letter from Edinburgh dated 1840 (3 Sept.); horizontal folding crease at top and minor soiling. An interesting letter sent from the Canal Office to the lock keeper at Lock of Rachau, Rachau Mill.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaOI showing pronounced Plate wear, slightly close to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, tied by red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Cambridgeshire, red Sevenoaks datestamp of 24 July 1840 on the front and with arrival datestamp on the reverse; fine. Interesting contents are a response to an enquiry into legal judgements of 1830 against one Richard Smith with charges for the related search and reply totaling 11/9d. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaLD grey black, large to enormous margins and cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross, fine. Specialised AS2Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaND, good to large margins, lightly cancelled by a central strike of Maltese Cross in red, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaPA, worn impression, good to very large margins and tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross; fine and signed on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaQE, good margins to top and right, huge margins at left and foot, cancelled by light strike of red Maltese Cross; light corner bend at lower rightSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaQJ grey-black shade showing moderate Plate wear, upright red Maltese Cross cancellation, balanced margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaFE, Plate Ib: DF, Plate II: QJ, Plate III: MB, Plate IV: HJ, Plate V: LC, Plate VI: EB, PLate VII: LF and Plate IX: OF, all with red Maltese Cross cancellations mostly leaving the Queen's profile untouched; chiefly fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IaA small selection with FC, good to large margins and fine; KE large to very large margins and fine; LL with margins just cut into to very large; also 1840 (25 May) entire to Carlisle bearing QD in a pale shade showing plate wear (margins touching to large), well tied by a neat, dull red Maltese Cross and a good strike of boxed "put in after/7 o'clock at night" in red.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlates IaRL no ray flaw, worn-impression with good margins on three sides, just touching the frame-line at left, cancelled by smudged Maltese Cross in red and Plate Ib, JB, good to large margins cancelled by red Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbA small group with MK (close to large margins) showing re-entry in N.E. square and red Maltese Cross; QG (small to very large margins), recut left frame line and central black Maltese Cross; also 1841 1d. JK (just cut into at foot) showing re-entry N.E. square and QI (good to large margins). A good group. (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbMF matched with Plate Ia, showing double letter 'm', both with good margins and crisp impressions, both are cancelled by the red Maltese Cross, Plate Ia with a particularly clean and vivid red colour; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbND, retouched check letters, good to large margins and cancelled by clear red Maltese Cross leaving most of the design clear; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbAB large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade which leaves the Queen's profile untouched; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbAC a lovely delicate impression, part of sheet margin at top, showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left and large margins other sides, light red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbAJ in a deep colour, good to very large margins and cancelled by two strikes of black Maltese cross. A good stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbBL in a lighter shade, huge margins on three sides and sheet margin at right, cancelled by very clear red Maltese Cross; light vertical crease not affecting the fine appearance. Specialised AS5Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbCB-CG horizontal strip of six with large to small margins, very slightly cut into at the top right of CG, cancelled by multiple strikes of the red Maltese Cross. Light diagonal bend affecting CB, horizontal crease affecting CF and pencil note on the reverse. Otherwise a striking multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbCF watermark inverted, black Maltese Cross cancellation, close to large margins all round; fine. Specialised AS5l, £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbEI, good to large margins cancelled by red Maltese Cross and HL, recut corners, good to large margins cancelled by red Maltese Cross; some light soiling in places but generally good examples (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbHL with large margins all round, just tied by a light strike of a dull red Maltese Cross on local Edinburgh entire with 1840 (14 Aug.) backstamp; heavy vertical folding crease. Clearly shows the recut H square and the thin lower line. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbIE, with good to large margins on three sides and cut tight to design on left, large part original gum, scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbIG small to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter from Leeds to Batley, manuscript endorsements "Not found at Batley", "Not found at Leeds, May 21st.", "Not Clapham Bros", "Try Birstal, Leeds", "Not Clapham & Son" a variety of datestamps; fine. A remarkable cover which was presumably returned to the senderSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbJC, good to very large margins at right and foot, sharp impression and cancelled by part dark red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbKF recut side lines and on thin paper, good to large margins all round, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbKI crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; good margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbLB, recut side lines, large margins, small part of red Maltese Cross cancellation at upper left leaving the Queen's profile almost completely clear; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbMA-MB horizontal pair with good to large margins, used by two clean strikes of red Maltese Cross, attractive and fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbMG, large margins and tied to entire to Bradford by red Maltese Cross, addressee obliterated in blue inkSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbQK good to large margins all round, tied by watery red Maltese Cross to miniature envelope (with enclosure "... She bids me tell you that she is quite jealous of our correspondence and thinks it highly improper in a yound lady corresponding with an old married man ... I do not know if you will receive this or not as it is so very small but it is all the fashion...") from Newcastle on Tyne to Jedburgh dated 25 July 1840, small faults but an excessively rare use of a Penny Black on a miniature envelope. As well as the enclosure, there is a photograph of...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbRD, watermark inverted, good to large margins and cancelled by light strike of Maltese Cross in red leaving the profile clear; fine. AS5l, £2,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbSJ, large margins on three sides and enormous margin at right, cancelled by light strike of red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbTA, crisp impression with large margins, enormous at foot and cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross; fine. Specialised AS5Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbTB with large even margins tied by a neat strike of a black Maltese Cross on wrapper to Edinburgh and bearing, on the flap, Aberdeen 1841 (17 Aug.) despatch c.d.s. and Edinburgh arrival for the next day; two vertical filing creases. Shows the thin line at foot of the B square. An attractive cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbTI part of sheet margin at foot and good to large margins other sides, tied to entire letter to Lichfield by reddish orange Maltese Cross cancellation with matching Uttoxeter c.d.s. of 25 Nov. 1840 alongside; clean filing folds, fine and spectacularSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbTL, parts of sheet margin at right and foot, good margins other sides, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. An outstanding corner example. R.P.S. Certificate (2020)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IbOD, good margins on three sides, touching frameline at top, tied to entire letter by Maltese cross in magenta, an unusually clear strike of this very rare shade of cancellation associated with the Preston office at this time with only c. sixteen covers recorded, confirming Preston datestamp (21.12) datestamp on reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). Specialised AS vdprovenance:Recorded in Rockoff/Jackson, Vol. 2, Page 229Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAD, re-entry, with large margins and cancelled by indistinct red Maltese Cross cancellationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAG-BH block of four, just cut into at top, other margins close to large, well tied by dull red Maltese Cross on local Coleraine entire with Coleraine 1840 (23 June) c.d.s. (2) at left; there is a heavy vertical filing crease which has caused some of the paper to split (this has been reinforced with stamps hinges). A striking cover, rare with a block. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAG, matched in red, the black with good even margins and cancelled by red Maltese Cross and the red with generally good margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross; an attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIAI crisp and practically central red Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IICD, good to large margins, cancelled by central strike of black Maltese Cross and ND, good to very large margins cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IICE small part of red Maltese Cross cancellation at upper right which leaves most of the Queen's head untouched; a trifle soiled but nevertheless and exceptional exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IICG large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIDD, good margins all round, cancelled by crisp deep red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIDK good to large margins all round, tied to piece by upright, crisp red Maltese Cross with undated circular "clifton" alongside and with red Bristol c.d.s. of 31 May 1840 (fourth Sunday) c.d.s. on the reverse; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIHF, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation, good balanced margins; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IILB with small to large margins, cancelled by a light strike of a bright red Maltese Cross on 1841 (4 Jan.) entire to the Marquis of Downshire, East Hampstead Park, Bracknell; there is a light vertical filing fold. The adhesive shows the horizontal guide line at top and is in a particularly sharp printing. A good cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IILJ-LK horizontal pair, mixed margins, just touching at right and showing traces of one design above, cancelled by neat and light strikes of pale red Maltese Cross. A good pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IILL crisp, complete and almost upright red Maltese Cross cancellation, fair to good margins; fine and most attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIA small group with MB matched pair, black with good to large margins and a slightly smudged red Maltese Cross, red cut close near one corner; PJ with large to enormous margins showing a good part of the stamp below, a neat black Maltese Cross, slight soiling; also 1d. red, RD, margins just touching D square. (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIMF, good to very large margins and cancelled by light strike of Maltese Cross in red, fresh appearance; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIMH, deep impression with good to large margins, crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IINI in a deep shade, small to good margins, unused with some gum. A handsome stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IINK, close to very large margins all round and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at left, the by a crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation to the lower left corner of entire to Dudley dated 6 April 1840, "broseley" u.d.c. and red datestamp alongside; fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIPL with good to large margins and a central strike of a carmine-red Maltese Cross in an opaque ink; there is a small mark on the reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIQI, matched in red, the black with large even margins and obliterated by a light strike of the red Maltese Cross and the red on blued paper with close to good margins cancelled by crisp entire black Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIQJ close to very large margins all round, tied to entire letter to Manchester, dated 16 July 1840 by a Maltese Cross in a brownish-purple shade with Prescot c.d.s. in the same colour alongside; the entire letter with central vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive; fine. Note: Rockoff and Jackson record just two other covers from Prescot with this coloured Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IITH, good even margins and crisp impression, cancelled by light and clear strike of red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIBH, OH, OI and OJ, singles arranged as a strip of four, all with margins all round, tied by heavy red Maltese Cross cancellation to piece with Pembroke c.d.s. of 18 Dec. 1840; OH with heavy vertical crease, others fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIBB, huge even margins, cancelled by light Maltese Cross in red; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICE with large to very large even margins and cancelled by a light strike of scarlet-red Maltese Cross. A very attractive stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICJ with small to large margins, cancelled by a neat strike of scarlet-red Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIICJ in a deeper shade, good to very large margins showing a fragment of the design below, well tied by a fair strike of a dull red Maltese Cross on wrapper to Edinburgh, the reverse with Glasgow despatch 1840 (18 Dec.), Edinburgh arrival for the next day and a part strike of a boxed examiner's handstamp, all in red. The stamps clearly shows the scratches in the bottom and top margins as well as the N.E. square. There is some arrival annotation on the address side. A good cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vie...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIDJ, Plate IV CH (showing a sizeable portion of the adjoining stamp at upper right), Plate V TK (placed upside down on entire frown Swords to Dublin), Plate VI GA, each on separate entire, good appearance but all have faults. Also Plate 3, FE used (5 items)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIKA, worn-impression with good even margins, cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross which leaves the Queen's profile clear; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIILB good to close margins tied by clear red Maltese Cross, a touch faded, to wrapper addressed to Manchester, with 'ls / 15 jy 15 / 1840' d.s. on reverse, attractive with only minor soiling to envelope. S.G. £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIOD, good margins all round and centrally cancelled by slightly smudged red Maltese Cross; a good example. S.G £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIPE, letter 'p' with small loop, good margins and cancelled by light strike of Maltese Cross in blackSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIPI, letter 'p' with small loop, worn impression, good to large margins; cancelled by crisp dark red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIQK grey-black shade, practically complete deep red Maltese Cross cancellation, good margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIISE huge margins and showing portions of three adjoining stamps, practically complete and upright red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIITD, good to large margins, crisp impression and very lightly cancelled by Maltese Cross in red; fine and freshSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIITD, worn impression with clear to large margins, slightly smudged black Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIA small group with CK (small to large margins), light red Maltese Cross; GJ (good to large margins), red Maltese Cross; HK (almost touching to very large margins) a light strike of a dull red Maltese Cross; generally good. (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IIIHI with four margins and red Maltese Cross, DL worn impression with four margins and light black Maltese Cross and Plate IV, PG, four margins and fairly clear red Maltese Cross cancellation; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVCG close to large margins, tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross, also Plate X: KH, good to large margins all round, tied to piece by bold black Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVCJ good margins all round, tied to entire letter to London dated 11 Aug. 1840 by red Maltese Cross in an orange shade and with matching Brighton datestamp on reverse; Plate VI OE good margins all round, tied by red Maltese Cross in a vermilion shade to entire letter dated 16 Oct. 1840 to Haverford West and with matching Bristol datestamp on reverse; a good pair of orange Maltese Cross coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVDA double letter D, part of sheet margin at left and large margins other sides, tied to piece by a red Maltese Cross which leaves the Queen's profile hardly touchedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVGL practically complete red Maltese Cross cancellation, large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVHE, even margins and very light red Maltese Cross cancellation and OC, good margins and crisp central red Maltese Cross; the latter a little tonedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVHG in a deep shade, close to very large margins and well tied on 1840 (1 Sept.) entire to Ballymony by a good strike of a deep red Maltese Cross, the reverse with Ballycastle and arrival c.d.s. for the same day; two vertical folding creases, otherwise fresh and fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVID, clear to very large margins and a sharp impression, cancelled by orange-red Maltese Cross, a good example. S.G. £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVJE, very large margins all around, tied to part wrapper by black Maltese Cross, addressed to Lincoln's Inn Fields, fine. Mike Jackson Certificate (2020). Specialised AS23Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVLL, large margins, huge at right showing part marginal inscription, tied to entire by 'waterbound' Glasgow red-purple (magenta) Maltese cross, boxed '26' receiving house mark in the same ink as the Maltese cross, together with octagonal and boxed Glasgow datestamps for 6th September (Sunday) and 7th September respectively; very fine and scarce Sunday usage. Also Plate 1a, IK, grey black shade with four good to large margins, tied to small piece by very clear strike of red-purple Maltese cross, fine. R.P.S. (1974) and B.P.A. (2018) Certificates for the c...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVPK crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation, good margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVSD, re-entry with close to good margins used and tied to part opened out entire to Wakefield by red Maltese Cross, Leeds transit and Wakefield arrival in red to reverse. Specialised AS23 a, £425+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IVAn attractive selection with IC and KC, both with small so large margins and tied on pieces by red Maltese Cross; KG good to large margins red Maltese Cross; ME small to good margins, pale dull red Maltese Cross; RC-RE horizontal strip of three, mixed margins, just touching in places, smudged black Maltese Cross. (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VCA, State 2, part of sheet margin at left and good margins other sides, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire to Reading, dated 14 April 1841, dated markings on reverse; traces of soiling, scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VEG, slightly worn impression, good to large margins and very light crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation; a fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VFF, with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross cancellation and NJ with good to large margins and light strike of red Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VGH, matched trio comprising black with good to large margins, small part of adjoining stamp visible at left and cancelled by red Maltese Cross, red with good to large margins and cancelled by a centrally struck black Maltese Cross and a third red with good margins and crisp black Maltese Cross; a nice groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VII a lovely delicate impression, red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, good margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VJC, good even margins and cancelled by centrally struck black Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VLA part of sheet margin at left, showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top and good margins other sides, complete red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VMJ crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, good margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VML, margins touching or just cut into at right, other margins with gum which is thick and crinkly. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VNE, good even margins and cancelled by a clear red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VPA-QB, block of four, good margins on three sides, repaired at left and cancelled by very light strikes of red Maltese Cross; pressed creases and a little soiled, still a presentable example of this rare multiple. Specialised AS25, £25,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VPD with large even margins, cancelled by central strike of red Maltese Cross, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VQI large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VRK, close to large margins, tied to entire letter to Pontefract dated 27 March 1841 by distinctive black Leeds Maltese Cross cancellation, dated markings on front and reverse, a trifle soiled; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2007). Specialised AS25ua, £10,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VSD with large to very large margins (there is a scissor cut in the N.E. corner which just touches the design), well tied by a light strike of a carmine-red Maltese Cross on entire letter to The Marquis of Downshire at East Hampstead Park, the reverse with Hillsboro 1840 (20 Nov.) despatch c.d.s., Dublin (21.11) and London (22.11) c.d.s.; there are two vertical folding creases, fresh and attractive. Also matched with 1d. red-brown from state II, close to very large margins and neatly cancelled. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VSI intense black shade, red Maltese Cross cancellation in a scarlet shade, good to large margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VTK with good to very large margins, tied by a double strike of red Maltese Cross on entire to the Marquis of Downshire at Easthampstead Park bearing, on the reverse, Banbridge 1840 (28 Nov.) despatch, Dublin and London (30.11) c.d.s.; there is a vertical folding crease. A neat and attractive cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VA group of used with CK, almost touching to large margins and brown-red Maltese Cross; Ib close to large margins cancelled by scarlet-red Maltese Cross on piece with Whitchurch 1840 (19 Nov.) c.d.s.; IE with very close to vary large margins with a pale strike of red Maltese Cross; IH touching to large margins and a light strike of dark red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red almost touching to large margins and neat Maltese Cross; also GD (defective) on large piece from Wakefield to Edinburgh. (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informati...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIAC, large margins all round, light red Maltese Cross cancellation, a nice exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIAI good to very large margins and an intense shade, tied by distinctive Manchester "Fish Tail" Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter, red Manchester (20.5) and black Warrington arrival of 21 May 1841 on the reverse; fine. Specialised AS40ub, £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIAL corner example with parts of sheet margin at top and left, large margins other sides, neat black Maltese Cross cancellation; a trifle stained at top but a very large margined exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIBB large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, placed at the left on entire letter, contrary to Post Office instructions and tied by a crisp, central red Maltese Cross in a reddish-orange shade, boxed "4" in black, and with Kirkcaldy datestamp of 8 Sept.1840 in the same colour on reverse; clean vertical filing fold well clear of the adhesive. A stunning coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIBF crisp red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade, large to enormous margins and showing portions of two adjoining stamps; very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIEJ, good to very large margins and cancelled by Maltese Cross in red, crisp impression; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIFJ, intense black, large even margins and tied to small piece by entire deep red Maltese Cross; fine. Specialised AS40, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIGC red Maltese Cross cancellation, clear to large margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIA, large to very large margins and deep impression, cancelled by orange-red Maltese Cross; a fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIID good to huge margins, tied by red Maltese Cross and black framed receiving House marking to entire letter to Salisbury, dated 2 June 1840 , red "salisbury/penny post" on the front and datestamp on the reverse in the same colour; fine and exceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIE, good even margins and cancelled by light red Maltese Cross, a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIJI red Maltese Cross cancellation, large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at upper right; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIKF red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade, good to large margins; fine and appealingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIOC intense black shade, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIPC large balanced margins and a lovely delicate impression, tied by crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation to wrapper (no side flaps) to Cockermouth, with Kewswick datestamp of 18 Sept. 1841 on the reverse; fine and most attractive. Karl-Louis Certificate (2005)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIQJ, re-entry, with clear to good margins and a crisp impression, cancelled by a very clear red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VISK, worn-impression with good even margins, cancelled by almost complete crisp red Maltese Cross; an attractive exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIA small group with EC close to very large margins and a part strike of black Maltese Cross; GF small to large margins with a very pale strike of red Maltese Cross; KG very close to large margins and red Maltese Cross; also IK on 1841 diminutive envelope to Dublin, close to enormous margins showing traces of the stamps above and below, light black Maltese Cross. (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIAF-BH block of six (3x2) from the top of the sheet showing part inscription "Address and towards the right hand side of the" with good to close margins all round, full original gum very lightly mounted in the margin only with light vertical bend affecting the right hand side of stamps AF and BF barely visible inclusion in the margin beneath BH. Exceptionally fine and fresh with beautifully clear impression; a simply stunning mint multiple that would crown even the finest collections. B.P.A. Certificate (1972). S.G. AS44. Photoprovenance:Lord Steinberg,...

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIBB with good to large margins, cancelled by a rather smudged red Maltese Cross on neat wrapper to Ballymoney bearing, on the reverse, Magherafelt and Garvagh (blue) 1840 (4 Nov.) c.d.s.; two vertical folding creases away from the adhesive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIEA upright black Maltese Cross cancellation, good balanced margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIEC with good to very large margins showing a fragment of the stamp to the right, unused and regummed; there is an old hinge remainder. A good stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIEI red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade, large margins; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIFL, good margins on three sides, close at right and cancelled by complete Maltese Cross in bright red; an attractive used exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIGI crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIGK with large even margins and tied on piece by a light strike of carmine-red Maltese Cross. Very fine and desirable. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIA, good to large margins and used by largely complete Maltese Cross in deep red; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIL, with large margins all round and cancelled by a light Maltese Cross in red; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIJJ, sharp impression with four even margins, tied to entire letter by superb strike of orange-red Maltese cross of the Whitchurch, Salop dispatch office, Whitchurch dispatch (11.11) and London arrival (12.11) datestamps to reverse; a choice franking of this difficult plate. Specialised AS44Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIKI-KK horizontal strip of three, KK clearly showing the re-entry marks in the right hand corner squares, small to large margins, part original gum which has been partly redistributed; there is a trivial horizontal gum bend. A most attractive strip and a scarce multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. AS44, a, £70,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIILL with large to enormous margins, large part original gum; there is a light horizontal bend and a tiny tone spot in the left margin. A most attractive example of this plate. B.P.A. Certificate (2009). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIPL, crisp full black impression with clear to very large margins, portion of adjoining stamps visible at top and foot, tied to entire letter from London to Edinburgh by red Maltese cross and with straight line 'charing cross' receiving house marking; London despatch (31.10) in black and Edinburgh arrival (2.11) in red to reverse, an attractive combination of cancellations on this uncommon plate. Specialised AS44provenance:Lanterna, Harmer's, May 2006Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIQE fine deep red Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins all round; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIRC good to large margins, central black Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIITL part of sheet margin at right and foot, huge margins other sides and showing portions of three adjoining stamps, red Maltese Cross cancellations. Simply phenomenal. Signed Guilio Bolaffi and with his Certificate (1973)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIA small group with EH with close to very large margins, red Maltese Cross; EK close to large margins and cancelled by a dull red Maltese Cross on part small envelope; ID with good to large margins and tied by dark red Maltese Cross on piece, fresh and attractive but light horizontal bend; ML touched to enormous margins, orange-red Maltese Cross, thinned. (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIAK sheet margin and inscription "... areful not to rem..." at top, close to very large margins other sides, tied by red Maltese Cross which leaves to Queen's profile almost untouched, to entire to Dublin dated 7 Dec. 1840; fine and scarce. Only a few marginal inscription Plate VIII covers recorded. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIDB with close to large margins and cancelled by red maltese Cross; also matched with two 1d. red with margins close or just touched to very large. (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIFC, four even margins and crisp impression, used by clear red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIIE on thin experimental paper, red Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins; fine. Specialised AS46eSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIIH good to large margins, tied by a red Maltese Cross in a reddish pink shade to entire letter to Ashby-de-la-Zouche, dated 4 Feb. 1841 and with matching Derby c.d.s. below; clean folds clear of the adhesive. AppealingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIIJ, good to large margins and cancelled by almost complete and virtually upright red Maltese Cross; fine. Specialised AS46, £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIME matched pair, black with close to enormous margins showing a part of the stamps below, a light strike of dull red Maltese Cross; red with just touching to large margins and black Maltese Cross. (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIML black Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, close to large margins all round; tiny fault in margin at right,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIINI, good to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIOD, good margins and very lightly cancelled by red Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIISI crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to very large margins all round; fine and appealingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIITL constant variety, part of sheet margin at foot and at right, large to very large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at left, tied by upright red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire (no side flaps) to Worthing with Lombard Street Maltese Cross datestamp of 1 Dec. 1840 on the reverse; fine and a spectacular constant varietySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate VIIIA group with AB, large to very large margins all round, tied by dull red Maltese Cross on 1840 (17 Nov.) entire to Hillsborough Filing crease through the adhesive); DJ, touching to large margins cancelled by pale red Maltese Cross on 1840 (23 Oct.) entire to Hillsborough Castle; IG close to very large margins, black Maltese Cross; TK close to large margins, black Maltese Cross; 1d. reds with BH and JG, margins touching to good. (6)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXAH part of sheet margin at top, large margins other sides, red Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXBE, large margin at top with part of neighbouring stamp showing, just touching frame line at foot and IA, four even margins; each cancelled by a black Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXFA in a lighter shade, large to vary large margins and cancelled by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross. A good stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXFJ, good even margins, cancelled by Maltese Cross in a dark red shade. Specialised AS56, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXHG, good to large margins, clear impression and cancelled by red Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXIK, good even margins, crisp impression and lightly cancelled by red Maltese CrossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXJE, even margins and central strike of red Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXOJ, good to large margins and cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross; a fine example. R.P.S. Certificate (2019). Specialised AS56, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXOJ black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate IXA collection on album page with GB on dated piece, good to large margins and red Maltese Cross; JE with good to large margins and tied by smudged red Maltese Cross in 1841 entire to London; TJ with margins just cut into to good and cancelled by a very light strike of brownish red Maltese Cross; also a group of 1d. reds but with mixed margins. (15)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XBJ, without "o" flaw, good to large margins with small portion of adjoining stamp showing at top, cancelled by clear black Maltese cross; fine. Specialised AS67a, £950Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XCB, state 2 provisional printing, clear to good margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross at foot leaving the majority of the profile clear; a good sound example. Specialised AS68, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XGA crisp, practically complete and upright black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to very large margins all round; a lovely example from this scarce PlateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XGJ, double letter 'j', good even margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XHG, good to large even margins, unused with some gum. An attractive example of this scarce plate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XHG good to large margins all round, tied by black Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Hereford, dated 11 May 1841, Upton u.d.c. and Worcester datestamp on the front; vertical filing fold affects the adhesive at left; scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XJL small part of sheet margin at right, good to large margins other sides, tied to piece by distinctive Wotton-Under-Edge Maltese Cross and with with c.d.s. of Feb. 21 1841 alongside; fine and rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1998). Specialised AS66ue, £6,500 off pieceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XLB, good to very close margins, part original gum with small paper adhesion. Scarce. S.G. Specialised AS66, £24,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XLF red Maltese Cross cancellation, large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at upper right; fine and scarce. Specialised AS66h, £1,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XMG, four clear margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross; a sound example. Specialised AS66, £900Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XPG, re-entry, average to good margins and very lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross; a good exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XPK, re-entry, good even margins and lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross leaving most of the design clearSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XRK, long tailed 'r', good to large margins and cancelled by crisp red Maltese Cross; a fine exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XSH, four even margins, cancelled by clear Maltese cross in black; a sound example. Specialised AS66Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XA small group with QC large to very large margins and neat black Maltese Cross. a very good stamp' also 1d. reds with AG, LG on wrapper. Also plate 11 with DE in black, margins just cut into to large, black Maltese Cross and 1d. red with HG, MJ and RL. (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIBA, EE and KG, each with black Maltese Cross cancellation, large margins and fine appearance but all with faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XICL with good to very large margins and tied on small piece by a complete strike of a crisp and neat black Maltese Cross. A fine and delightful example and in quite a deep shade for this scarce plate. Brandon Certificate (2005). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIHA matched pair, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. 1d. black with huge to good margins, showing part of adjoining stamp at right, 1d. red with even margins. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIJF typical greyish black shade, small margin at right but large to very large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, tied by a black Maltese Cross to entire letter dated 29 July 1841 to Southampton, Farnham temporary (shifting) datestamp alongside; clean filing folds well clear of the adhesive, fine and one of the most beautiful Plate XI covers in existence. R.P.S. Certificate (2002)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIKD matched in red, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. 1d. black with very large to small margins, a touch cut into at the bottom left. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XILB with good to tight margins (a touch cut into at the top left), tied by superb black Maltese Cross to wrapper addressed to Howden with single line 'north cave' marking on the front, and two strikes of double arch 'howden / mr 21 / 1841' d.s. on reverse. Filing fold through the middle of wrapper and light marking small tear as to be expected. R.P.S. Certificate (1988). Fine and scarce. S.G. £16,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XILB matched in red, both large to very close margins, 1d. a touch cut into at base, and cancelled by black Maltese Cross. R.P.S. Certificate (1985) for 1d. black. S.G. Specialised AS72, AS74, £4,630. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIMC matched pair, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. 1d. black with large to small margins, with a thin. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XIOI with the margins touching or just cut into at right, other margins good to very large and well tied by a neat strike of black Maltese Cross on 1841 (15 Feb.) wrapper from London to Alnwick. A good plate 11 cover and an early date of use. S.G. AS72, £16,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XISG, roller flaw, good to large margins and cancelled by complete and practically upright Maltese Cross in black; a fine example. Specialised AS73c, £6,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackPlate XITK, re-entry, clear to good margins and cancelled by slightly smudged black Maltese Cross; a good example of this scarce plate. Specialised AS73a, £5,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedSeven examples, all with margins all round, three cancelled in red, the remainder in black; good to fine appearance, one thinnedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedTen examples, mostly three or four margins, including Plate XI LJ unused and MB with black Maltese Cross (both cut into)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedNine examples, all with four margins, three cancelled in black, the remainder in red, fine appearance; a few small faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedSix examples, all with margins all round, two cancelled in black, the remainder in red, includes CL with part of sheet margin at right and four showing portions of adjoining stamps; some small faults but several of exceptional appearanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedNine examples, all with four margins, two cancelled in black, the remainder in red, a few small faults but some of exceptional appearanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedSelection of twelve examples, all with four margins, one cancelled on black, the remainder in red; some faults but fair to goodSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 One Penny BlackUnplatedNine examples, all with margins all round, two cancelled in black, the remainder in red; some small faults but chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840-1940 mint and used collection mounted on hagner sheets comprising 1d. black Plates Ia-XI used singles (XI cut into), Plate Ia used (4) and pair, Plate Ib unused no gum (cleaned) (2) and matched pair used, Plate II used (6), one with huge margins, another with very crisp bright red Maltese Cross, Plate III used (3), Plate IV potentially unused with no gum and used (2), Plate V mint (2) one regummed, the other thinned, and used (2), Plate VI unused (2), Plate VII unused regummed, and used (2), Plate VIII used (2) and matched pairs (2), Plate IX used (2), one with double 'B', ma...

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1AH re-entry, large margins and showing traces of adjoining stamps at left and right, tied by black Maltese Cross to long entire to Dunbar, being the weekly return by the Steward at Thirlstane Castle and providing a fascinating insight into work at the Castle (filing dung, pulling turnips); the entire a little stained and crumpled at placesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1BA-BE horizontal strip of five, close to large margins all round, very wide at right showing a part of the next stamp, cancelled by light strikes of scarlet-red Maltese Cross; there are a few tiny peripheral paper imperfections. An attractive strip. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1BA-BL in a horizontal maximum strip of twelve, with margins all round, generally good to very large but cut very close at the foot of BG-BI, cancelled and tied by orange-red Maltese Cross applied to each stamp on 1840 (1 Nov.) large envelope from Stone to a barrister in Grays Inn Square in London. The reverse with open top Stone despatch c.d.s. in black and London arrival (2.11) in red.An exceptionally fine and desirable cover, extraordinarily rare to find a complete row, especially one which has not been cut into. A delightful 2/- rate cover and read...

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1BG-BH horizontal pair, good to large margins all round, red Maltese Cross cancellations; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1DB pale blue shade, good to large margins all round, crisp and central black thin-lined Edinburgh Maltese Cross cancellation; fine. Most attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1DF slightly close to large margins, red Maltese Cross cancellation in an orange-red shade; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1FL striking red Maltese Cross cancellation in a vermilion shade, good to large margins all round; a trifle soiled, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1GA upright black Maltese Cross cancellation, close to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1GJ-GK, horizontal pair with large even margins and cancelled by two clear full strikes of the Maltese Cross in orange-red, DS1, £2,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1KB black Maltese Cross cancellation, good to large margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1KG in a bright shade, small to good margins all round, tied by a superb red Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter dated 19 Dec.1840 from London to Dublin; dated markings on reverse, filing folds clear of the adhesive. A most appealing coverSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1KK in a light shade showing slight plate wear, inverted watermark, good to large even margins, unused without gum. An attractive example of this very scarce variety. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1LJ-LL, deep full blue horizontal strip of three with good to very large margins and portion of adjoining stamp showing at left, cancelled by black Maltese Cross obliterations; a fine multiple in a very deep shade. R.P.S. Certificate (1994). Specialised DS1Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MF black Maltese Cross cancellations, good to large margins all round, close at upper left; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MG with red Maltese Cross cancellation, TD with part sheet margin (and a trace of the inscription) at foot and showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, black Maltese Cross cancellation, Plate 2: FI with red Maltese Cross cancellation; all with margins all round, attractive examples but a few small faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1MJ large margins and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, almost complete and upright Leeds distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation; fine and very scarce. M. Jackson Certificate (2015). Specialised DS5vd, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1NG-NI horizontal strip of three in a steel blue shade, good to large margins and obliterated by red Maltese Cross cancellations, a fine and striking multiple. P.E.(G.B.) Ltd. Certificate (1994). Specialised DS4Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1NJ, NK two singles on entire to Ballymoney, NJ cut into at right and creased, NK with good to enormous margins showing parts of the adjoining stamps on either side, tied by black Maltese Cross, the flap with Ballycastle 1841 (10 Dec.) despatch c.d.s.; two vertical filing creases. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PH small to very large margins all round and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, crisp and upright red Maltese Cross cancellation in a vermilion shade; fine and most attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1PI central and upright red Maltese Cross cancellation, RL with "620" barred oval cancellation of Plymouth, Plate 2: FB with black Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, each with margins all round but with faults/repairsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1QL red Maltese Cross cancellation, part of sheet margin at right and good to large margins other sides; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1RH-RI, bright blue horizontal pair with superb even margins, cancelled by two strikes of Maltese Cross in red; fine. DS6A, £2,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Penny BluePlate 1SD, pale blue shade, good to large margins and crisp impression, cancelled by almost complete clear Maltese cross in red; very fine. Specialised DS6Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TJ-TK horizontal pair on entire addressed to Kendal tied by two strikes of red Maltese Cross, good margins on two sides and touching design at left and top left; lovely rich shadeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 1TL, pale blue with watermark inverted, huge margins at right and foot, clear to good elsewhere, cancelled by indistinct black Maltese Cross; a good example of this variety. Specialised DS6a, £6,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2AH, pale blue, good to large margins cancelled by crisp black Maltese Cross; a fine example of this shade. Specialised DS9, £1,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2BG black Maltese Cross cancellations which leave the Queen's profile clear, large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2CB-CC horizontal pair, good to very large margins all round and showing portions of two adjoining stamps at top, red Maltese Cross cancellations, beautiful colour, fine and very scarce on this plateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2HB-HC horizontal pair on a pale shade, good to large margins but cut close to the top right corner, fair strikes of black Maltese Cross. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2IE. deep blue, good to large margins and cancelled by Maltese Cross in red; a fine example. Specialised DS7 f, £1,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2IE, good to large margins and cancelled by Maltese Cross in red; a lovely rich shade. Specialised DS8 f, £1,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2IE crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, margins all round; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2KG-KH horizontal pair in a deep shade, good to large margins all round, two crisp black Maltese Cross cancellations; fine. A wonderful pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2KH, good even margins and cancelled by almost complete black Maltese Cross. Specialised DS8, £1,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2LB with good to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross; attractive. S.G. £1,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2LK in a fairly bright shade, small to good margins, part original gum; there is a possible tiny thin spot on the top of the watermark. A good-looking stamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2MD, three large margins, close at right, cancelled by complete Maltese Cross in black, a couple of tiny tone spots at upper left and upper right, attractive example. Specialised DS8, £1,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Penny BluePlate 2MG-MH horizontal pair, cancelled by light strikes of black Maltese Cross. Fine and fresh colourSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2OF-OG, horizontal pair, three good margins and just touching the design at right, cancelled by two strikes of Maltese Cross in black; a nice rich shadeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2PA double letter "P", red Maltese Cross cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, good to large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top; fine. Specialised DS8d, fSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Penny BluePlate 2PG-RJ deep blue block of twelve (4x3), RH constant variety, RI-RJ shifted transfer, large to close margins all round, a little coarsely cut at top, unused without gum with some pressed creases, QG with closed tear. Nevertheless a striking multiple with a beguiling deep blue shade and one of the largest unused multiples from this Plate extant. R.P.S. Certificate (2001), together with a letter confirming prevenance from Mr. Michael Sefi, the then Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection, to Lord Steinberg. S.G. DS7. Photoprovenance:Royal Philatelic Collec...

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2TB, red Maltese Cross cancellation, close to large margins all round; fine. Specialised DS8f, £1,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BluePlate 2TI-TJ horizontal pair, lovely deep colour, close to large margins all round, black Maltese Cross cancellations; vertical crease between, clear of the design; fine and most attractive, TJ with almost clear profileSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BlueUnplatedFive examples, one cancelled in red, the remainder in black, margins all round, two showing portions of adjoining stamps; good appearance , some faultsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BlueUnplatedSeven examples, including a single from the left of the sheet and a slightly cut into pair, all cancelled in black, mostly with margins all round and two showing portions of adjoining stamp; a few faults but several fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1840 Two Pence BlueUnplatedA selection on album page which includes 1842 (2 Sept.) entire from Walsingham to Fakenham bearing OF, just touching to large margins and tied by black Maltese Cross; BD, close to large margins, EE just cut into left side, JL large to very large margins, LL touching to large margins, QA cut into right side on large dated piece, SC margins just cut into to large; also plate 2 EL margins just cut into to large. (8)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesCollection (34) on pages, including covers or fronts with Plate 1b: GD, Plate 5: QD, Plate 8: AH, Plate 9: CD, EK, Plate 10: FB, Plate II: DG, etc., mixed condition. S.G. 7Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: DF with good to large margins and a fairly neat and central strike of black Maltese Cross. Fresh and fine. A very good example of this difficult plate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: ID, MI, ND and PA (State 3, 2nd. repair); Plate 2: CB-CC horizontal pair, HC, Plate 5: AG, CA, FL, RJ, Plate 8: AG, CD, TD, Plate 9: CI, IA, IH, MD, PA-QA vertical pair; Plate 10: FE, NI, RH, Plate 11 GB, JE, KJ, MD, and QA (2), all with black Maltese Cross cancellations, several small varieties, many with margins all round. S.G. 7,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 1b: KJ, Plate 5: HE (double letter H), RB, SC (re-entry), Plate 9: LE, OD, RH, Plate 10: BE, OL, SK, Plate 11: SD and TK, all with black Maltese Cross cancellations, all with margins all round and good to fine. S.G. 7, £2,285Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 5: An attractive selection with AF, AK, CB state II (just cut into), CK (just cut into), HB state II, IC (cut into), MC (superb), OD, SG and TK (cut into). (10)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 6: LA, on very blue paper, good to large margins, unsued with part original gum; a fine example. S.G. 8a, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown"Black" PlatesPlate 8: IA-JD block of eight, touching to large margins and cancelled by black Maltese Cross; also an additional example of IA with good to large margins. A desirable block. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlates 12 to 85, a collection of 80 selected examples showing re-entries or other varieties, mostly neatly arranged on dealers' cards, including Plate 12: AD, third repair, Plate 13: DL, MH, Plate 14: AI, OG, Plate 15: RE, Plate 16: PC, Plate 21: ML, Plate 25: AG, Plate 26: NG, Plate 28: HB, Plate 29: SC, Plate 35: SJ (with Stirling Maltese Cross), Plate 36: OL with No. 5 in Maltese Cross, Plate 56: JG, etc., chiefly fine to very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 14: KA, Plate 26: BC, Plate 28: PL, Plate 34: NA, Plate 38: CJ, Plate 42: IE, mostly with margins all round and each tied to entire letter by Maltese Cross cancellation, Plate 34 with "3" and 42 with "6" number in Cross, also Plate 79: MB, large margins, tied by "134" barred oval of Bristol which leaves the Queen's profile clear. Chiefly fine and two with attractive engraving on the interiorSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 19: JC, large margins, tied by fine number "3" in Maltese Cross cancellation to entire letter to Preston, dated 31 May 1843; fine and uncreased. Specialised BS8uc, £600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 21: BK, orange-brown, good margins on three sides, tied to entire to Helmsley by the distinctive York Maltese cross, superb strike of 'micklegate/york' two line receiving house marking in blue alongside and Pl. 31, red-brown, MF, four large margins and tied to entire by black Maltese cross, fine strike of 'micklegate/york' below in blue, York and Settle datestamps to reverse; a fine pair. Specialised BS10 and BS20Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 22: CC close to large margins, tied to entire to London by larger type Dorchester/No 23/1842 datestamp, red London arrival on reverse; fine and rare. Specialised BS11va, £3,000. PhotoProvenance:"Maximus" February 1970Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: BC, clear to large margins tied by an exceptional strike of the distinctive York Maltese cross in black on wrapper to Richmond, York despatch (28.7.42) and Richmond arrival (29.7.42) to reverse; rare with circa thirty covers recorded with this cross on the 1841 1d. redprovenance:"Maximus", Part IV, 1970"Durham", 1994 Recorded and illustrated in Rockoff/Jackson, pg. 307/308Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 23: JI close to large margins all round, tied by Maltese Cross and blue-black Derby c.d.s. tying the stamp on entire to Leicestershire, blue "missent to/leicester/97" and Heytesbury c.d.s. in the same colour alongside. Rare and spectacularSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 29: CF good margins all round, tied to entire letter dated 27 June 1843 by two good strikes of the Edinburgh thin-lined Maltese Cross cancellation; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 36: PJ, four good margins on wrapper to Banbridge with a superb strike of the distinctive Dublin Maltese cross in black, red diamond despatch (24.7.43) and Banbridge arrival (25.7.43) in blue; a fine example of this rare and distinctive Maltese crossSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 86: JD huge margins all round and showing portions or traces of five adjoining stamps, tied by "312" barred oval of Gloucester to entire letter, dated 21 May 1849, to Hereford; the cover with closed tear on the address panel. ExceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 107: DG good to huge margins, tied by "635" barred oval of Reading to neat uncreased envelope dated 24 July 1851, blue Basingstoke c.d.s. on the front. Fine and a rare plateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 126: GE, enormous margins and showing portions of five adjoining stamps, tied by "312" barred oval of Gloucester to entire letter, dated 14 Feb. 1852, blue Hereford arrival c.d.s. on the reverse; closed scissors cut to the address panel; fine and outstandingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 127: TJ on lavender tinted paper, part of sheet margin and inscription "... the Back be car(eful)..." at foot, large margins other sides and showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at top, "76" Irish numeral cancellation of Carnoustie; fine, scarce and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownPlate 135: RE massive margins and showing portions of three adjoining stamps, tied by "312" barred oval of Gloucester to entire letter dated 10 Aug. 1852, blue Hereford arrival c.d.s. on reverse; neatly closed scissors cut to the address panel. ExceptionalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown1844-53 twenty-three entire letters to the same address in Hereford, all franked imperf. 1d., including a pair, all with good to huge margins all round, Alphabets I and II, etc., chiefly fine and ideal for platingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCollection (200+) on pages and loose, including Plated examples from Plate 12, double letters, shades, strip and blocks of four, distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations, etc., many fine and an interesting groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellationsNumbers in Maltese Cross: Set of numbers 1-12, clear strikes on selected four margined examples; chiefly fine. Concise £2,810Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellationsNumbers in Maltese Cross: Collection (21) on pages, including numbers 4, 10 (3), 11 (2) and 12, also 1841 2d. with number 12, condition a little mixed but includes two double lettersSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841-53 One Penny Red-BrownCancellationsNumbers in Maltese Cross: Selection of six, comprising 1, 5, 8, 9, 11 and 12; also 1841 2d. blue with number 8; chiefly fine but one or two slightly cut into, the 2d. blue very fine. Concise £2,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 3RJ-RK (RJ "J" flaw), horizontal pair with good to very large margins all round and RK showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, toed by Edinburgh distinctive Maltese Cross cancellations to long entire letter to Falkirk dated 20 May 1843; fine. A lovely 4d. franking with distinctive cancellations. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4AA with parts of sheet margin at top and left, large margins other sides, showing portions of two adjoining stamps, placed sideways and tied by London barred oval cancellation to entire to Kendal, dated 16 April 1853. An immaculate uncreased cover with a huge stampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 4BE, good to large margins all round, unused with some gum; there are a few adherences on the reverse and redistributed gum; there is a tiny paper fault near the top of the left margin. Good appearance. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1841 Two Pence BluePlate 41846 (2 Oct.) a large solicitor's envelope to Monmouth bearing DA-DL horizontal maximum strip of twelve plus CI; the stamps are in a pale shade and the margins generally good but the strip of cut into DI-DJ at top and DB at foot, CI with large to enormous margins. each stamp tied by "701" numeral of Shepton Mallet with the despatch c.d.s. alongside and the arrival c.d.s. on the reverse.A wonderful showpiece. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buye...

Great Britain1854-57Watermark Small Crown, Perf. 16 1d. Die II, Plate 4: GA-HC, block of six (3x2), original gum or large part original gum, centred to left and the fourth stamp with tiny surface defect below the Queen's chin; otherwise fine with fresh colour and most attractive. S.G. 21, £4,450 as a block of four and two singles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-58Watermark Large Crown, Perf. 16 2d. blue, Plate 6: RH tied by London barred oval cancellation to entire to Devon, dated 9 April 1858, well centred and practically clear Queen's profile; rare and exceptional in this condition. S.G. 55aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence BluePlate 13: TK-TL horizontal pair from the bottom right of the sheet, showing part inscription, Plate and sheet numbers; large part original gum with light soiling to the left stamp. Attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1986). S.G. 47, £750+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence BluePlate 13: RC-SD, RE-SF and RG-SH blocks of four variety imperforate. Three adjoining blocks of four, each is with full original gum, good to large even margins though just touching the lower right corner of SH. There is some light gum wrinkling as is to be expected on this issue and displaying resplendent colour.An astonishing and highly desirable reconstruction which surely represents the largest multiple of this rarity. Each block with B.P.A. Certificate (1989, 1989 and 1993.) S.G. 47a, £90,000+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

Great Britain1858-76 Two Pence BluePlate 15: CG-DH block of four, large part original gum; very well centred and showing fresh colour, quite pale for this plate. E. Diena Certificate (1984). Specialised G3 (1), £3,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 71: QG-?? block of twenty-four from the bottom right of the sheet showing part inscription and Plate number; some reinforced perfs. along single fold, otherwise mounted in the margin only with full original gum, fine and striking. Concise £1,320+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 79: NG-TL block of forty-two from the bottom right of the sheet showing part inscription and Plate number; large part original gum, horizontal crease across fifth row, a few split perfs. and minor soiling scarcely detracting from the appearance of this large multiple. Concise £2,016+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 87: OA-TL block of sixty-eight with four stamps omitted from the top row. Large part original gum, old repairs along perfs that have marked the paper slightly, minor creases, nevertheless an impressive multiple. Concise £3,264+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 119: AA-DE block of twenty from the top right of the sheet showing part inscription, Plate number and sheet number; original gum, mounted in the margin only, light horizontal crease across third row and a few split perfs., otherwise attractive and scarce. Concise £1,300+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 159: AA-DF block of twenty-four from the top left of the sheet showing part inscription, Plate number and sheet number; original gum, mounted on one stamp only, horizontal crease affecting top left stamp only and minor marking, otherwise fine. Concise £1,152Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 164: AG-EL block of thirty from the top right corner of the sheet showing part inscription and Plate number; part original gum, a few split perfs. reinforced, otherwise impressive and scarce. Concise £2,100+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 191: QA-TL block of forty-eight comprising the complete bottom four rows of the sheet; full original gum, separated and rejoined vertically through the middle, but remarkably without major creases. Striking and scarce. Concise £2,304+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 192: PG-TL block of thirty from the bottom right of the sheet showing part inscription, sheet and Plate numbers; full original gum, mounted on one stamp only. Very fine with only a few reinforced perfs. Concise £2,100+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 202: AA-CF block of eighteen from the top left of the sheet showing part inscription, sheet and Plate numbers; repair to the top of the top margin leaving stamps unmounted mint and fine. Concise £1,440+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 208: AA-CL block of thirty-three comprising the top three rows of the sheet excluding the first three stamps of the third row; mounted in margins to collector's page and with some perfs reinforced, otherwise impressive, with full original gum and a scarce multiple. Concise £2,475+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedPlate 225: BL, unmounted mint, usual crackled gum; fine and scarce. Concise £3,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1864-79 One Penny RedA collection of plate number blocks and pairs contained in two albums, including plates 71, 76, 78, 83, 84, 86, 89, 94, 96, 97, 100, 103, 108, 110, 113, 117, 118, 122, 124, 130, 134, 136, 138, 140, 143, 146, 149, 151, 155, 157, 160, 161, 169, 171, 174, 178, 175, 180, 181, 182, 183, 187, 190, 193, 195, 196, 198, 200, 203, 204, 205, 206, 212, 214, 215, 217, 218, 223. Higher value blocks include a plate 169 block of 25, plate 190 block of 16, plate 180 block of 18, plate 195 block of 20, plate 175 block of 22 and more. A wonderful and high value group. Cat. £30...

Great Britain1870-79 ½d., a small group of marginal plate numbers including Plate 10 pair mounted on one stamp only and reinforced along top perfs., Plate 11 block of four unmounted with horizontal crease affecting right hand vertical pair, perfs. loose at base and reinforced tear, Plate 12 pair large part original gum, Plate 14 single unmounted with horizontal crease and Plate 15 pair mounted in the margin only. Regardless of faults, a good group of plate numbers. S.G. 48-49, Concise £1,450Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Great Britain1870-74 1½d. rose-red, plate I, error of lettering 'op-pc' for 'cp-pc', an unused example which has been regummed, fine and fresh; rare. R.P.S. Certificate (2019). S.G. 53, £25,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1880-81 6d. grey, Plate 13: HC, part original gum; some light toning at foot. Wenvoe Certificate (2018). S.G. O4, £575Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland RevenueIssues of 1884-88: £1 brown-lilac, LB, overprinted 'specimen', large part original browned gum with thin and light soiling. A scarce stamp nonetheless. Concise O11s, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsInland Revenue1887-92 1/- green, small part original gum; good colour. Wenvoe Certificate (2020) which states "paper slightly toned". S.G. O15, £1000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsOffice of Works1902-03 2½d. ultramarine, large part original gum; bright colour, fresh and fine. B.P.A. (1975) and Wenvoe (2018) certificates. S.G. O39, £3400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsGovernment Parcels1887-90 6d. purple on rose-red and 9d. dull purple and blue, part original gum. Wenvoe certificates 6d. (2018), 9d. (2020). S.G. O66-67, £700Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902-04 ½d. blue-green and 1d. scarlet, large part original gum or unmounted mint (1d.); ½d. with trivial gum wrinkle. Both with Wenvoe certificates (2020). S.G. O83-84, £360. (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902 5d. dull purple and blue cancelled by a part strike of circular parcel cancellation; shows broken "N" of "education". A good stamp. Wenvoe Certificate (2019). S.G. O81, £1500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsBoard of Education1902-04 1/- dull green and carmine handstamped "specimen" type 16, large part original gum; there is a minor gum bend at foot. An exceptional and very fresh example of this rare stamp. Only five or six recorded in private hands. B.P.A. Certificate (2008), S.G. MO27s. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainOfficialsAdmiralty Official1903 2d., 2½d. and 3d. part to large part original gum; 2d. light gum creases, 3d. is very fine. Wenvoe certificates 2d. and 2½d. (2018), 3d. (2020). S.G.. O104-106, £1250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1844 (16 Feb.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope, cancelled on face by Bridport c.d.s., addressed to Deptford, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1845 (16 April), 2d. blue postal stationery envelope, addressed to London, unclear barred oval ("493" of Maidstone) cancellation which leaves the Queen's profile clear, datestamps on reverse. ScarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1851 (31 Dec.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Newbury with blue "424" barred oval cancellation of Luton, transit and arrival datestamps on the reverse; small central stain, fine and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1866 (3 Dec.) 2d. blue postal stationery envelope addressed to Oxford, additionally franked 1d. with London "45" "twin" barred oval cancellations, addressed to Oxford, small "L&E/RPO" handstamp on the front; fine and an extremely rare combination. No example recorded in "Great Britain Victorian mixed franking covers" by Ray Simpson and Karl Louis.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal Stationery1875 (10 June) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope, addressed to Hamburg and additionally franked 1d. Plate 158 (2) and 3d. rose plate 16, London "91" cancellations, forwarded on arrival and dated markings on reverse; fine and a most unusual combinationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainThe Remarkable Cover Addressed to Queen Victoria1860 (27 Aug.) cover from Concord addressed to "Victoria, Queen, Great Britain", bearing United States 1857-1861 issue 1c. Type V (2), 3c. Type II (2) and 10c. Type V pair and two singles all cancelled by barred circle handstamps and with London d.s. on reverse; a beautiful three colour franking and a highly desirable item of both historic and philatelic importance. PhotoNote: During 1860 Queen Victoria was represented by Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales in the undertaking of a royal tour of Canada. The Queen herself remained i...

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1961 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 6d. variety gold omitted, a single example in a vertical strip of three with a partial omission and normal, unmounted mint; there are a couple of minor gum bends. A good progressive strip. S.G. 629a, £2,200+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1970 British Rural Architecture 1/- with new blue omitted and 1972 Christmas Angels 3d. with bright green omitted, both unmounted mint and offered with normal for comparison. S.G. 817a and 914b, £375Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1971-96 12½p. light emerald, (one centre band), phosphorised paper 15½p. pale violet and 16p. olive-drab, imperforate horizontal pairs from the sides of the sheets; fine unmounted mint and 1967-70 1/6d. gum Arabic horizontal pair, variety greenish blue omitted, used with 1d. light olive and 1946 Victory 3d. on commercial envelope registered from Brighton to Twickenham; the envelope with tape stains not affecting the stamps; fine. S.G. 743a, unpriced used and S.G. X898a, X948a, X949aSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1973 Inigo Jones, 3p. variety deep mauve printed double in a horizontal, se-tenant pair, unmounted mint. A rare stamp, Pierron records only three pairs. B.P.A. Certificate (2013). S.G. 935ac, £5,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1978 Christmas, unissued 5p. essay of choirboys, on gummed and perforated paper and affixed into a Harrison & Sons presentation folder. In addition to the issued set of four there are two addition trials of the 9p. value with dark grey and sage-green border.The reverse of the folder bears the reference numbers for each stamp, notably "5p 1011; 13p. 4105; 11p. 3218; 9p. 3286, 4270 and 4398; 7p. 29782. The top two 9p. stamps at the top of the folder have been affixed with hinges, one has the reference number written in the margin, the other in pencil on the...

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1982 29p. British Cars 29p. variety black printed quadruple in a lower right corner vertical strip of three showing the colour traffic lights, unmounted mint. A stunning positional block of the only fifteen examples recorded. S.G. 1201a, £3,300+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1983 Christmas 12½p. variety imperforate, the lower three stamps in an irregular block of nine with three imperf./blind perf., unmounted mint; a little ragged in places where the stamps were torn off, but these are well clear of the designs. A fine and important transitional block. Pierron records only six mint imperforate pairs. S.G. 1231a. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1985 Royal Mail Service 34p variety imperforate between vertical pair, two pairs in a block of four with interpanneau margin at left, unmounted mint. There are a couple of light tone spots in the margin and tiny indentations caused by the edge of the perf. pins. Only 20 pairs recorded/ Brandon Certificate (1997). S.G. 1293a, £3,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1991 Ordinance Survey Ham Street 26p. error of value, unmounted mint, fine and scarce; offered with normal. See footnote after S.G. 1581, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1994 Christmas 19p. Mary and Joseph, marginal imperforate horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1843a, £175Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainQueen Elizabeth II Issues1999 (May) Millennium Series 19p. Woven Threads with bronze (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, superb unmounted mint. With normal for comparison. S.G. 2088ay, £675. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-57Watermark medium Garter 4d. carmine, wing margin at left, brilliant neat central and upright Liverpool dotted cancellation of 24 March 1856. Stunning and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1855-57Watermark large Garter 4d. rose, a well-centred example used by crisp belfast c.d.s. leaving the profile clear and 1875 3d. rose, Plate 17: QD, wing margin example used by clear 'swinford' c.d.s. S.G. 66a and 144Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1862-64 1/- green, abnormal Plate 3: BC imperforate, watermark inverted, good to large margins, part to large part original gum. A fine example of this popular stamp. S.G. 91a, £7,250. PhotoThis plate was not put to press and these stamps are from extra sheets which were run off at the same time as the imprimatur sheet. Two sheets of imperforate are recorded, one with inverted watermark. Of the 120 stamps released only 42 have been recorded.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Bu...

Great Britain1867-80 Watermark Spray of Rose9d. straw Plate 4, LJ with 2/- blue GA, tied to piece by concentric circles cancellation; the 2/- centred to foot, fine and an attractive combination. S.G. 110, 118Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-80 Watermark Spray of Rose9d. pale straw, plate 4, SB, well-centred with part original gum; a sound example. S.G. 111, £2,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-80 Watermark Spray of Rose10d. pale red-brown, plate I, TC-TD, horizontal corner pair from the lower right of the sheet, cancelled by 'mark lane b.o./ e.c.' c.d.s. for April 1st 1874. S.G. 112, £800+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-80 Watermark Spray of Rose2/- brown, GA, "C65" barred oval cancellation of Carthagena, fine. S.G. Z43, £2,750Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-80 Watermark Spray of Rose2/- blue and 2/- milky blue, wing margin examples, each with circular dated cancellations; fine and attractive. S.G. 119, 120bSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesDie Proof5/- die proof in carmine on white glazed card (92x60mm) without markings; produced by De la Rue for the 1867 Paris Exhibition. There is some very minor discolouration around the edges, which is typical of the card used for these proofs. Exceptionally fine and unmounted. An important rarity as only one or two of each colour exist in private hands. Cat. £18,000. Photoprovenance:Chartwell, October 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross5/- rose, Plate 1: CC with neat Liverpool c.d.s.; centred to the left, fine. S.G. 126, £675Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross5/- rose, Plate 1: FA, neatly cancelled by a superb Kilmarnock 1870 c.d.s.; centred low and part of the design is faded in the top left corner. Attractive. S.G. 126, £675Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross5/- pale rose Plate 1: DA, fairly well-centred and cancelled by central complete strike of 'fenchurch st./ e.c.' for January 1st 1872; a fine used example S.G. 127, £675Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross10/- greenish grey, BE, centred slightly to left and cancelled by Manchester c.d.s., a sound example. S.G. 128, £3,200Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross£1 brown-lilac, DD imprimatur, imperforate with good to large margins, large part original gum; there is a tiny paper inclusion on the Queen's neck and a small mark on the gum on the left side. A fine example of this imprimatur. B.P.A. certificate (2011). Cat. £45,000. Photoprovenance:Chartwell, October 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross£1 brown-lilac, GF, centred to lower left and cancelled by Charing Cross c.d.s; slightly soiled otherwise a sound example. S.G. 129, £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross£1 brown-lilac, HC, well-centred and cancelled by clear 'belfast' c.d.s., a fine example of this popular high value. S.G. 129, £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Maltese Cross£1 brown-lilac HE, centred to lower right, cancelled by "498" barred oval with remnants of blue crayon and some light staining. Scarce. S.G. 129 £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Anchor, White Paper£5 orange, AC, a well-centred example cancelled by 'gloucester' double ring date stamp for December 22nd. 1902; fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). S.G. 137, £3,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Anchor, White Paper£5 orange, AK, fairly well-centred and cancelled by 'glasgow' c.d.s., blue registration crayon at upper right and centre, otherwise a sound example of this popular stamp. S.G. 137, £3,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1867-83 High ValuesWatermark Anchor, White Paper£5 orange, DI, well-centred and cancelled by 'wigan' c.d.s. for December 20th 1899, a fresh and fine example of this popular high value. S.G. 137, £3,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1873-80 Watermark Garter 4d. grey-brown, Plate 17: LK, large part original gum with small gum bend and thin. Scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (1983). S.G. 154, £2,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesDie Proof2/6d. die proof with blank corner letters, in black on glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed "before hardening" and dated "5 apr 83", fine. Cat. £2,800. Photo 83", fine. Cat. £2,800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesBlued Paper10/- cobalt, NA overprinted "specimen" type 9, large part original gum; there is a trivial and very light gum bend. Very fresh, a superb example. S.G. 177as, £5,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesWhite Paper5/- rose, AE, well-centred and cancelled by entire central strike of 'weymouth' for 26th September 1894 and 1902-10 5/- deep bright carmine, well-centred and cancelled by entire 'shepherds bush/ exhibition' c.d.s.; a fine pair. S.G. 180 and 264Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesWhite Paper10/- ultramarine, LB, large part original gum, very well centered with faint mark by Queen's nose, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 183, £2,250Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesWhite Paper10/- ultramarine, a well-centred example cancelled by crisp centrally struck 'plymouth' c.d.s for November 16th. 1901, fine. S.G. 183, £525Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1883-84 High ValuesWhite Paper10/- pale ultramarine, KD, cancelled by crisp 'bradford' c.d.s. S.G. 183a, £550Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1884Watermark Crowns£1 brown-lilac, OC, hooded London cancellations, a sound example. S.G. 185, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1884Watermark Crowns£1 brown-lilac PC, well centred, cancelled by Manchester c.d.s. and indistinct boxed cancellation. Scarce. S.G. 185Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1884Watermark Crowns£1 brown-lilac, QD, rectangular 'c.h.b./ g.p.o.' cancellation, registration crayon at foot. S.G. 185, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1884Watermark Crowns£1 brown-lilac, RD, oval registered cancellations, a few creases and some soiling. S.G. 185, £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1888Watermark Orbs£1 brown-lilac, LB, cancelled by boxed 'g.p.o.' and 'burlington house' c.d.s. Fine. S.G. 186, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue1½d. hand-painted essay in grey-lilac, pale and deep blue plus Chinese white, on card (83x117mm), endorsed "A" and marked "8 annas" which has been crossed through and "2½ anna" added. This is from a group for designs being considered for the new issue of India. Unique. Photoprovenance:Chartwell, Octoner 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue1/- green and carmine variety watermark inverted in a lower right corner block of four, lightly mounted on one stamp and in the margin only; there is some creasing in the corner margins. A rare and important multiple of this error which is believed to be the largest surviving. S.G. K41b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, LB, overprinted 'specimen', well centered, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 212s, £1,100. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, AB, large part original gum; diagonal crease, good colour. S.G. 212, £3,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, JD, large part original gum; some vertical creasing and wrinkling. S.G. 212, £3500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, LB, large part original gum, lightly wrinkled and with small oil spot on reverse, otherwsie attractive. S.G. 212, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, AA, cancelled by central 'belfast' c.d.s. for September 17th 1895, fine and fresh. S.G. 212, £800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain1887-1900 Jubilee Issue£1 green, JB, cancelled by Registered ovals, slightly soiled in places, otherwise a sound example. S.G. 212, £800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1865 "Royal" Reprint 1d. in black with watermark inverted, Die II, Plate 66: LA-MB in a left margin block of four showing the margin inscription, full original gum; good to large even margins; there is a tiny scissor cut between the top two, a light horizontal bend at foot and a few trivial wrinkles. A fine and impressive multiple. Specialised DP35a, £14,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1871 Ormond Hill Die Proof ½d. in pale sage-green on thin wove paper (54x62mm); there is a slight mark at top caused by the glue from an old hinge and some pencil notes ont he reverse. Fine. S.G. DP64 (b), £37,000. Photoprovenance:Colonel Bates, December 1934Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and EssaysPrince Consort EssaysThe unfinished imperforate proof, printed in dull grey-blue, with full original gum; some gum wrinkling or creasing with a couple of trivial edge imperfections. A fine example of this very rare essay. Specialised DP71 (1), £35,000provenance:Chartwell, June 2011Note: These essays were prepared by Henry Archer in connection with his offer to produce surface printed postage stamps and perforate them at more favorable terms than the existing contract with Perkins, Bacon. Edwin Hill, the supervisor in the Stamp Department at Somerset...

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and EssaysPrince Consort EssaysThe finished design, imperforate in black with four good even margins, without gum; a fine and fresh example of this popular essay. B.P.A. Certificate (1983). Specialised DP71 (2), £4,500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and EssaysPrince Consort EssaysThe finished design, imperforate in red-brown, four good margins, very large at top, weak frame line at right disappearing entirely at foot; unused without gum, fine. Specialised DP71 (2), £3,000Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and EssaysCharles Whiting embossed cameo of Lord Grey, in shades of green and brown on card (130x175mm.), printed by the Congarve process; glue marks on the reverse. Rare and spectacularSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainLine Engraved Proofs and Essays1839 Treasury Competition Two essays, one William Wyon 1d. embossed in rose, without gum; and Charles Whiting 1d. black in oval design, cut square on ungummed paper. An attractive pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainPostal History1357 (30 April), transfer document conceeding Church land to Adomaro de Achell, knight. One copy was carried by private messenger to the records office in London, one for Sir Adomaro and one for the Church; fine intact red wax seal and in remarkably fine condition considering its great ageSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1656-57 "A Collection of Acts and Ordinances of General Use, made in the Parliament" compiled by Henry Scobell including the full test of the "Act for Erecting and Setling of One General Post-Office", as well as others including "Act - The Goods and Personal Estate of the late King, Queen and Prince to be sold, all re-bound in style by Powley of Norwich with original endpapers retained. A fascinating lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainPostal History1866 (17 Dec.) entire letter to Chancery Lane, on reverse a good strike of the extremely rare first type Bishop mark, the entire very clearly dated and signed; fine. A rare survivor, written shortly after the Great Fire of London. The Post Office was burnt down during the fire and few such letters were sent at this time. It is thought that only five have survivedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great BritainPostal History1683 (17 May) entire letter written by "Robert Humfreys" and addressed "This for Mr. John Fisher at his house in the Broad Sanctuary over against Westm(inste)r Abbey, King streete end", on reverse a fine strike of the very rare first type Government "Dockwra" mark "payd/peny/post/t" of the Temple office with a Westminster office "W/Mor/8" transit time mark and a manuscript "4L" (indicating that the letter was handled at 4pm by the Penny Post's Lime Street Office) alongside. The letter concerns the addressee's "sister child" and her debts to Sir William Bowles; f...

Great BritainPostal History1694 entire, addressed to "The Honble Henry Pagett Esq., at West Drayton, near Uxbridge", on reverse a superb uncracked red wax seal and an exceptional second type "peny/post/payd/w/mon" Dockwra handstamp. Rare in this qualityNote:Henry Paget, First Earl of Uxbridge, was elected M.P. for Staffordshire in the years between 1695 and 1711, he was later a Lord of the Treasury and a Privy CounsellorSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1710 Postal Order Act of Parliament, printed 1745 over thirty pages, titled "An Act of establishing a General Post Office for all Her Majesty's Dominions, and for settling a Weekly Sum out of the Revenues thereof, for the Service of the War, and other Her Majesty's Occasions" detailing rates and postal regulations. An important document.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1711, "An Abstract of the Several Acts Following, Passed Anno Nono Annae Reginae", comprising the "Act for Establishing a General Post-Office for all her Majesties Dominions" which provides postage rates including West Indies, North America, Europe, the Mediterranean etc.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1729-1944 a remarkable collection of over 130 covers, many with enclosures, covering a broad range of subjects, from pre-stamp to stamped covers, markings including Missent, Too Late, Paid At, Undated circles, Penny Posts, Fifth Clause, Uniform Penny Post, cancellations with distinctive Maltese Cross of Coventry, sideways duplex, printed envelopes with Mulready, 1d. pink, embossed seals, Surface printed issues, Registered with multiple franking, etc., mixed condition but an interesting group with many very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informat...

Great BritainPostal History1785-97 comprising 70+ enitres, covers, fronts and some postal stationery including 1785 entire from Shrewsbury to Lichfield bearing two line 'shrews / burry', a little soiled, 1840 (2 July) entire to Aberdeen bearing 1d. black plate Ia, MJ, very worn impression, a little cut into and cancelled by Red Maltese Cross, plate Ib, MK, tied to wrapper to Greenock, plate Ib, RD, with tight to large margins, showing portion of adjoining stamp at lower left, tied to entire by red Maltese Cross, plate VIII, SD, tied by bright red Maltese Cross to front to Liverpool, a little c...

Great BritainPostal History1787-1836 an attractive group of ten entires from Battle, including 1787 entire letter with rare magenta "57 battle" mileage, later with undated circles, "battle/57", Free, etc., good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1798 (23 June) entire letter to Dublin with red curved, framed "paid" with Paid datestamp and "coleraine" in the same colour alongside; light filing fold through the datestamp, fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1802-1805 a small group of entires (6) and wrapper from the Napoleonic War period including 1802 from Paris to North Wales pre-paid 6d. for conveyance to Calais and charged 1/6d. on receipt in London with "p.paye paris handstamp in red, "foreign office" and other c.ds., two 1802 pre-paid packet sevice entires from London to France and two via Hamburg, one being conveyed privately, both bearing "r.4" or "r.4 hamburg" rayon handstamps. A good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1809 entire to London with red framed Manchester "penny p. unpaid", 1832 entire with fine "cramond/penny Post", 1839 entire to Halifax with (on reverse, across flap) the rare black "salford/manchester", 1854 entire to Coventry franked 1d. Stars and with "missent to birmingham" alongside; fine and an attractive quartetSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1814 (23 Oct.) a letter of authority from Robert Banks Jenkinson (Lord Liverpool, Prime Minister) to commission audit to pass warrants in accounts of the Receiver General of the Post Office with only the Earl of Chester's signature, in the absence of the Earl of Clancarty, His Majesty's joint Postmaster General; signed "Liverpool", N. Vansittart" (Chancellor of the Exchequer) and "Lowther" (Third Earl of Lonsdale); filing folds; fine. An important postal history document in clean conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Great BritainPostal History1815-39 Scottish additional Halfpenny Mail tax, seventy-six entires with a range of different types, most well struck. Generally fair to fine; also "The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax" booklet by Hodson and Sedgewick.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1815 (15 March) long entire letter from a merchant in London to Lisbon, making important reference to peace with America following the war of 1812, which ended with the treaty of Ghent, signed in 1814, "....we have now got the American Peace ratified....."; filing notes on the front. A rare letterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1826 (19 May) entire letter to Norwich, endorsed Post Paid, with red Tombstone datestamp and framed "Missent to/London", also 1843 (25 April) entire letter to Daventry (stamp missing) with superb script "Missent/to/London"; attractive and scarceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1826 (14 Sept.) entire letter to Somersetshire with, on reverse and opening well for display, a fine and upright strike of the Jersey scroll (S.G. 17/4); a scarce and appealing entireSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1827-1920, a useful group of sixty-four items, chiefly covers with an emphasis on Ireland, including scarcer Postal History with Town "Paid" marks together with straight lines, undated circles, Mileages in different colours, 1840 1d. black used within Ireland, Postal Stationery, imperf. and perf. 1d. reds, cancellations with Maltese Cross, numerals, later issues, etc., mixed condition with very fine includedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1827 (25 June) entire to Dublin with unrecorded blue "bally clare p. paid" and red datestamp alongside; stained at left (affecting the Town marking); an important Irish raritySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1827 entire with framed Belfast "p.paid" and with Belfast mileage c.d.s. alongside, 1829 entire with red "portaferry/101" mileage mark and red curved "post paid", 1834 entire with Hollywood "post paid", all to the same addressee, the Secretary of the Masonic Grand Lodge in Dublin. A scarce groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1829-61, four entire letters with Missent markings, comprising 1820 with "Missent to dorchester", 1832 with "missent/to perth", 1839 with "Missent to/Kingston", 1861 with "missent to/worcester"; good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1829 (6 May) Medical reference return form (showing a fine engraving of the Manchester coat of arms on the interior), with a good strike of the red framed "Manchester/Penny Post" handstamp The only recorded example in red; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1837 (7 Feb.) entire to London with superb strikes of the "paid at/launceston" and framed "Launceston/Penny Post" both in blue, red London Tombstone arrival marking; fine and a spectacular entireSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1837, long, cross written entire to Halifax, with fine red framed "MIS-SENT/to liverpool"on the front, on reverse undated Worksop in circle (across flap); almost imperceptible filing fold crosses the Missent marking; fine and rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1839 (8 May) entire letter to Buckinghamshire with superb red double oval "missent/to/birmingham", red and blue datestamps on the reverse; rare and stunningSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1839-49, three entires or large part entires with Bolton markings, comprising 1840 (9 Jan.) with manuscript "4" (last day of official useage), 1847 with bold black "2" in circle, 1849 with red "paid/1" in circle; fine to superbSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1840-1920 a group of mostly postcards with some entires and covers (70+ in total) with a focus on Scotland, mainly Coldstream etc. and the North East including 1840 wrapper from Coldstream to Edinburgh bearing "coldstream / jn 10 / 1840 boxed c.d.s. in red, twelve KEVII postcards with various Durham County skeleton postmarks including earliest known usages, only recorded days of usage etc. A good groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1841-65, selection comprising 1841 1d. on printed entire, 1841 2d. Plate 3 with small to huge margins and profile clear cancellation, another on entire to Ashby-de-la-Zouche, 1851 and 18534 entires franked imperf. or perf. 1d, and with different London "too late" markings 1854 entire to Sutton Coldfield franked 1d. Stars with Birmingham Spoon cancellation, 1867 envelope to Manchester franked 1f. with Edinburgh Brunswick Star cancellation, 1865 envelope to Manchester franked 1d. with "posted since 8.30 last night" Edinburgh duplex cancellation, 1867 envelope to Franc...

Great BritainPostal History1845 (20 Feb.) envelope franked 1841-54 1d. Plate 52, ID, large margins and showing portions of adjoining stamps on three sides, with enclosure, sent by the eminent British Statesman (and later Prime Minister) William Ewart Gladstone to the Rev. W.A. Butler, Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Dublin; Gladstone cordially thanks Butler "for the able statement on my behalf which you have addressed to the Dublin Evening Mail" and with interesting comments regarding the Political and Religious situation in Ireland at the time. A rare, important and immaculate l...

Great BritainPostal History1849 (26 June) Registered Letter receipt label, attached to a legal document, blue Wymondham c.d.s.; some staining but rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1852 (21 March) 2d. blue postal stationery envelope (Huggins EP6) additionally franked 1841-53 1d. red-brown Plate 42, QK, addressed to Haverfordwest, blue datestamps of Aberystwith and Haverfordwest on the reverse; fine and an extremely rare combination. Only four examples of the 2d. postal stationery envelope uprated by a 1d. are recorded in "Great Britain Victorian mixed franking covers" by Ray Simpson and Karl Louis. This is the latest recorded and the only Welsh usage. R.P.S. Certificate (2010)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

Great BritainPostal History1854 (24 Sept), entire letter from Ceylon to Exeter, endorsed Via Marseilles" and "Private", with framed "missent/to/glasgow", on reverse "pusilar/post" datestamp (with date completed in manuscript), Glasgow and Exeter datestamps on the reverse; fine and unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1855 (1 March) entire letter (stamp missing) to London, the letter, from a Mr. Burdett to Mr. Key with interesting contents concerning the Crimea, mentioning the Foreign Secretary, Lord Clarendon, a visit to France and property in Jamaica, and the "impossibility of competing with slave-grown sugar", etc.; portion torn away from the front and replacedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1860 (24 Feb.) envelope to Walsall, franked 1d. Stars, with fine "407" sideways duplex cancellation of the Isle of Man, Liverpool and Walsall datestamps on reverse; a fine and uncreased envelopeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1860 (c.) carte de visite format photograph of William Mulready (60x90mm.) mounted on card (63x100mm.) with imprint of "Cundall, Downes & Co. Photographers to the Queen" on reverse; fine and a powerful image of the famous artistSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1861 (3 May) envelope franked 1d., on reverse tiny circular "ec/b" examiners mark (Alcock figure 1844), 1871 (11 Jan.) mourning envelope franked 1d. (at lower left) with scarce Kingston "2" handstamp alongside, endorsed on the reverse "If left to be forwarded immediately", 1878 (11 July) envelope to Westphalia franked ½d. and 1d. (2); fine and an unusual trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1861 (4 June) envelope to Market Harborough franked 1d. Stars with "564" barred oval cancellation with superb black "Too Late" (previously only recorded in blue) alongside, Newport Pagnel and Rugby datestamps on reverse; fine. A delightful new discoverySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1866 (19 Sept.) envelope, franked 1d. Plate 94, cancelled by a superb strike of the Berwick Station duplex, addressed to Right Hon. B. Disraeli M.P. at Grosvenor Gate, sent by Lord Echo, Francis Charteris, 10th. Earl of Wemyss; the envelope with small closed tear extending to the front; fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal History1873 (6 March) printed wrapper to the Secretary of Great Western Railway Company, Paddington Station London, franked 1d. Plate 156 and tied by a clear strike of the rare Oxford "613" (error for 603) duplex cancellation, red London arrival c.d.s. or the reverse, very fine, and with another cover showing a superb strike of the correct numeral cancellationSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1821-38 entire letters (11) to Cape Town, variously rated and showing a variety of London Ship Letter datestamps (S46-S49), the last with Robertson S.51 and framed "to pay" struck on arrivalSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1830 (25 Mar.) soldier's entire letter from the Castle, Cape Town to Ireland, headed "From Saml Cummins Private Sol. 98 Rg" and countersigned by the Commanding Officer, no evidence of any Cape or U.K. charges, showing Crowned "post office/general/cape town" DLS3 datestamp and, on reverse, light "india letter/falmouth" (In1) in red and arrival datestamp (22.6); minor faults on flap otherwise sound and unusual without signs of chargesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1850 entire letter and 1851 envelopes (2) from Natal ex the A.K. Murray correspondence to his father in Scotland and all rated "8", the first (small imperfections) probably carried by the Rosebud to Cape Town with "general post office/Crown/cape town" ULS1, and then by the Gloriana to Falmouth, the envelopes (both with contents) both directed via Cape Town though without marks of the city and with U.K. arrival datestamps on reverse, the first probably carried by HMS Birkenhead from Simons Town after the Sir Robert Peel was late arriving, the Governor se...

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1851 (Jan.) entire from London to Cape Town, returned to sender for payment of 1/- and showing two different "Returned for Postage" handstamps, one on reverse; 1851 (July) entire letter (imperfections) from London to Mauritius, redirected "Gone to Cape", sent to Cape Town and returned from there to London, Mauritius, Cape Town and London marks all on face; 1851 (Dec.) double rate entire letter and single rate envelope both carried on the fourth voyage of the Bosphorus; and 1852 (May) envelope from London "Per RMS Propontis (5th. voyage) to Cape Town rated...

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1852 (14 June) envelope from Oxford to Lieut. T.H. Bramston of the Rifle Brigade at Cape of Good Hope, bearing embossed 1/- green with good to large margins, placed sideways and clearly cancelled "603", despatch and London datestamps on reverse, carried by the Harbinger from Plymouth and arriving at Cape Town on 21 August, then forwarded to addressee on the Eastern Frontier where the regiment was engaged; envelope with faults though an unusual embossed 1/- usageSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1857-62 envelopes (5) to Bushmans River, Durban, Ladysmith and Pietermaritzburg (2), four bearing 6d. lilac and one with manuscript "P6" in red alongside Crown datestamp in blue, three carried on the Dane and subsequently on the Albatross or the Waldenstein, and two carried on the Norman and subsequently both on the WaldensteinSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1863 (Dec.) and 1864 (July) envelopes ex the same correspondence from Gosport to Durban, the first by the third sailing of the Saxon and then the Norman to Durban, bearing 6d. and charged as an underpaid packet letter, showing "1/-" handstamp amended to "1/6" and with "2d" accountancy handstamp in red, the second by the fifth outward passage of the Briton under the second contract, a double letter prepaid at the 6d. rate with 6d. lilac, charged "2/6" and with "4" credited to Natal. An interesting and unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. Fo...

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1866 (May-June) envelopes (3, two with minor imperfections) ex the same correspondence to Robert Hamond on board H.M.S. Searus at Cape Town, each sent at a privileged rate of 6d. for ½ ounce applied to single letters addressed to naval officers serving overseas between 1 June 1857 and 31 December 1869; and 1868 (Jan.) entire from London to a member of the 9th. Regiment at Cape Town franked at 6d. when the privilege rate previously applicable to single letters addressed to naval officers was extended to army officers serving in the coloniesSubject to 20%...

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1877-96 selection to Natal, comprising 1877 entire to Pietermaritzburg with 6d. grey, 1883 (faults) and 1884 envelopes to Umhlanga and Pietermaritzburg each bearing 6d. on 3d., 1884 and 1886 envelopes to Pietermaritzburg and Durban both bearing 6d. green and 1896 envelope to Ladysmith franked at 2½d., the 1884 items both addressed to Sir Theophilus Shepstone, KCMG, responsible for the annexation of the Transvaal. An interesting groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great BritainPostal HistoryShip Letters1863 (11 Jan.) incoming envelope from Durban to Yorkshire, bearing 3d. blue pair (left-hand stamp defective) lightly cancelled and with despatch datestamp at left and Cape Packet Devonport datestamp at foot, accountancy mark omitted; carried by the L'Imperatice Eugenie as far as Port Elizabeth then overland to Cape Town and by the Dane on her thirteenth voyage to DevonportSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.
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