Stamps and Postal History of Great Britain

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Datum der Auktion: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1710 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

Los #: 1001

Limitpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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(x) Great Britain Postal History 1711 (20 Jun.) Exemplification under the seal of the Common Pleas on vellum of a recovery suffered between Robert Coleman and William Lloyd, demandants and John Curtis, tenant, concerning the manor of Halys and the advowson of Testerton church in Norfolk, portrait of

Los #: 1002

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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(x) Great Britain Postal History 1732 (20 Apr.) wrapper from Delaware with a fine strike of London Bishop mark '27/se' on reverse, datelined 'Mr. Becket of Lewis', landed on the south coast of England thus the 4d. rate to London and charged '1 N 5', being 1/5d. for the quadruple 4d. per ½oz. rate

Los #: 1003

Limitpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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(x) Great Britain Postal History 1813 (3 Feb.) entire letter carried by private ship "Cartel" from Philadelphia to London, a mother writes to her son in London during the 'War of 1812', the letter details in part "...As to our war and the state of our country, I must leave you to get information

Los #: 1004

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History Undated entire wrapper to the 'Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Rochester at the Deanery, Westminster' showing Government Penny Post 'penny post paid /g /??' and additional time stamp; also 1814 stately entire from William Greenwell of Newcastle to 'His Highness Prince

Los #: 1005

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1825 (11 June) entire from Havana to London with very fine red step type "ship letter/devonport" on front and another on reverse damaged by seal, rated "1/7" (6d. ship letter fee, 2d. Captains gratuity and 11d. inland postage), 1841 (29 Oct.) entire letter from Demerara

Los #: 1006

Limitpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1835 (3 Dec.) long entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to London, on reverse a very fine strike of the framed "Guernsey/Ship Letter", rated "1/9" (8d. carriers fee, 3d. cross Channel fee and 10d. inland charge); fine. An interesting letter commenting on local politics and

Los #: 1007

Limitpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1840 (10 Jan.) the first day of the Uniform Penny Postage entire letter to Liverpool with framed red greenock/ja 10 a/1840" and "1" in the same colour alongside, interesting contents including "... the 10th. a memorable day to pay your Penny Postage...." and a comment

Los #: 1008

Limitpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1840 (6 May) stampless entire from Arbroath to Edinburgh with 'arbroath/my 6/1840' and 'paid' boxed handstamps in black and 'paid/7 May m/1840' c.d.s. in red; lovely quality

Los #: 1009

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1840 (6 May) entire letter endorsed 'O.H.M.S.' at upper right from Treasury Chambers to Worcester, fine strike of crowned 'paid/6 my/1840' circular datestamp in red to face; had the 1840 Official 'V.R.' 1d. black been adopted by this point it may have been used on this

Los #: 1010

Limitpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1840 (6 May) stampless entire complete with contents from Turriff to Aberdeen with boxed turriff/ my 6/ 1840 on reverse and fine strike of circular paid/at/turriff' on face; a handsome entire

Los #: 1011

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1840 (6 May) and (9 May) stampless entires from Edinburgh to Kirriemuir, part of the same correspondence and both with an excellent strike of 'paid at edinburgh/ may 6/ 1840' in red; very fine and fresh, superb quality

Los #: 1012

Limitpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1841 (4 June) entire letter to Gloucestershire bearing 1841 1d. red Plate 1b, QH , with good to very large margins all round, tied by crisp Cranbrook Maltese Cross in black, Morton in Marsh and Cranbrook double-arc d.s. on reverse. Very fine

Los #: 1013

Limitpreis: 300 £ - 350 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1841 (19 July) entire letter from Buenos Ayres to London with good "packet letter/devonport" in red, rated "2/3", London arrival datestamp of 28 Oct. on the reverse; light filing fold crosses the Packet Letter marking, otherwise fine and scarce

Los #: 1014

Limitpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1842 (8 Aug.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Croydon, cancelled solely by "taunton/8 au 1842/py post", dated markings on the reverse; a few wrinkles. Exceedingly rare. Photo provenance: Robson Lowe sale 19 May 1987, Lot 381, realised £132

Los #: 1015

Limitpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1842 (20 Sept.) entire to Keith in Scotland bearing 1841 2d. blue in deep shade tied by very crisp Maltese Cross in black, the folded entire being a large print of a satirical illustration (approx. 50x33cm when unfolded) titled 'Royal Progress Scene 1st Early Rising

Los #: 1016

Limitpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1843 (5 Jan.) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope to Plymouth, endorsed "Immediate", "exeter/ja 5/1843/b" datestamp; small stain on the front from seal, otherwise fine and very scarce. Photo

Los #: 1017

Limitpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1843 (15 Dec.) complete wrapper from New York to London and redirected to Cheltenham, showing 'new york /dec/15' c.d.s. and 'paid' handstamps in red; rated 2/4d., deleted, and subsequently franked with 1841 1d. red (just touching on both vertical sides) tied by superb

Los #: 1018

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1844 (31 Jan.) wrapper from Perth to Blairgowrie bearing 1d. red in pale shade with close to large margins, tied by clear Perth Maltese Cross in black with boxed 'perth /ja 31/1844' and 'blairgowrie/fe 1/1844' datestamps. Fine

Los #: 1019

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1848 (19 Nov.) entire letter to Eaton Square bearing 1841 1d. red, SI with four good to very large margins, tied by barred numeral '10', endorsed on the reverse 'not known as deceased' and with 'Returned paid Letter' cancelled by 'p.d./ de 4 / 1848' handstamp. Fine and

Los #: 1020

Limitpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1854 (16 May) envelope from Uxbridge to Bonchurch bearing 1841 1d. red with four mostly good margins (small fault at lower right) affixed within crisp embossed frame featuring floral scrolls either side, topped with a crown and 'free' at foot. Hillington and Uxbridge

Los #: 1021

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1855 (Mar.) envelope with printed Union Jack and Tricolour in colour below "may they ever remain united" on flap, to Chatham, endorsed "Via Marseilles, Paid 3d." and bearing 1d. (Small Crown perf. 14) with clear profile and 2d. (Plate 5 Small Crown perf. 16) sharing a

Los #: 1022

Limitpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1855 (27 April) entire letter from Melbourne to London, endorsed "Pr Red Jacket" and bearing 1854 1/- (touched at places) with oval "1/V" cancellation, on reverse superb green "ship letter/(Crown)/liverpool" (Robertson S6, "Rare type"); some stains and wrinkles though a

Los #: 1023

Limitpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1857 (5 Feb.) envelope from Glasgow to Edinburgh bearing 1d. red neatly tied by Glasgow barred numeral '159' in green with corresponding d.s. on reverse. Fine

Los #: 1024

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1858 (14 Jan.) mourning envelope locally addressed within Liverpool, bearing 1864 1d. red, marginal from the left of the sheet showing part inscription 'The Labels above', tied by a clear strike of 'liverpool /ja 14/1858' spoon d.s. Attractive. Photo

Los #: 1025

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1864 (4 Apr.) illustrated envelope showing a hand holding out a card with the addressee's details, bearing 1864 1d. red pair tied by Crewe "960" duplex. Beautifully drawn and very fine with only minor foxing commensurate with age. Photo

Los #: 1026

Limitpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1869 1d. pink postal stationery envelope unused with superb embossed advertising collar in green of Parking and Gotto reading 'parkins & gotto. 24, oxford st. w / stampless of stationery, post free'. Very fine and attractive

Los #: 1027

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1873 (6 Jan.) envelope 'via Belgium' to Baden, bearing 1872 3d. rose cancelled by Oxford 613 duplex' error of numeral and further struck with 'p.d.' handstamp. Some light foxing, otherwise fine and scarce

Los #: 1028

Limitpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1873 (13 Feb.) embossed Marks & Sons embossed Valentine envelope to Lady Gull in Brook Street, London, bearing 1d. Plate 154 with London "79" duplex cancellation; fine. Photo note: Lady Gull was the wife of the eminent Victorian surgeon, William Withey Gull (1816-90

Los #: 1029

Limitpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 15.09.2021

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Great Britain Postal History 1874 (22 Aug.) entire letter from London to Spain bearing 1864 1d. red (2), 2d. blue, 1872 4d. (with large sheet margin at foot spanning two further stamps to the right) and 1873 6d. all tied by "103" barred cancellation and the entire further struck with London c.d.s

Los #: 1030

Limitpreis: 350 £ - 400 £

Datum: 15.09.2021