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    Lot 666
    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $120

    1840 Mulready 2d lettersheet (stereo a95), very slight imperfections do not detract from this wonderfully fresh example. Cat 425

     

    Lot 667
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $100

    1840 1d Black Plate 4 [PF], small even margins all round, crisp black Maltese Cross cancellation, faint vertical creasing

     

    Lot 668
    Estimate: $225

    1840 1d Black Plate 4 [PF] tied by crisp red Maltese Cross on 1840 (18 Jun) entire from Edinburgh to Inshie Bridge, despatch datestamp on flap which opens out well for display. Vertical filing fold, otherwise fine and attractive

     

    Lot 669
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $200

    1840 2d Blue Plate 1 [NG], margins all round, close at lower left, with light black Maltese Cross cancellation

     

    Lot 670
    Estimate: $120

    1841 2d Blue Plate 3 pair [FA-FB], margins all round except cut-into top right, and single [FG] tied by Edinburgh '131' obliterators on 1845 (19 Mar) entire to Meigle, two vertical folds clear of adhesives

     

    Lot 671
    Estimate: $350

    1847-54 1/- Green Embossed, clear margins three sides and touched at top, tied by Liverpool 'spoon' duplex on 1855 (2 Feb) entire to New York, endorsed 'Asia Steamer via Boston', with curved 'PAID' in red overlapping '5/CENTS' accountancy handstamp. Very fine and attractive

     

    Lot 672
    Estimate: $700

    1847-54 10d Brown Embossed Die 1, margins clear to just touching, tied by numeral '10' in diamond on 1850 (9 Mar) entire from London to Florence, adhesive also tied by 'ANGL/CALAIS' datestamp and 'VIA DI/BEAUVOISIN' transit mark, with red 'PF' in oval and fancy black Genoa handstamp, revere with Firenze 16 MAR 1850 arrival datestamp. Fine and most attractive

     

    Lot 673
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $450

    1855-57 Wmk Emblems 1/- Green, SG 72, well-centred and good perfs, large part gum, possibly not original, still a fine unused example of this difficult stamp. Cat 3000

     

    Lot 674
    Estimate: $1,750

    1867-83 Wmk Maltese Cross 10/- Greenish-grey [FC], SG 128, cancelled by light 'LS/8' barred obliterator, well-centred and very fine. Cat 3200

     

    Lot 675
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $2,200

    1867-83 Wmk Anchor White paper 5 Orange, SG 137, neat central Wigan datestamp and small part corner cds, tiny corner perf tone mentioned only for accuracy. Exceptional centring and a premium stamp

     

    Lot 676
    Estimate: $150

    1883-84 Wmk Anchor White paper 10/- Ultramarine [IH], SG 183, centred left and shortish perfs at top, neat Manchester/Telegraphs cancellation. Cat 525

     

    Lot 677
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1892 4d QV Jubilee and 1887 3d QV Jubilee in combination on 1896 (5 Oct) 2d registration envelope from London to Sydney. Few blemishes though an unusual franking representing the treble UPU rate

     

    Lot 678
    Estimate: $50

    1890 Post Office Jubilee hand-drawn and coloured design in gilt glassed frame 28 x 30cm (defective) bearing 1840 1d, 1841 1d (imperf & perf), 1858 2d, 1864 1d, 1881 1d, 1887 Jubilee 1d, 3d, 5d & 6d - all used except 1881 1d. Unusual

     

    Lot 679
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $100

    1912-22 Wmk Royal Cypher KGV 6d Reddish-violet Perf 14, marginal example from base of sheet with 'R.21' control, light soiling in selvedge, otherwise fine unmounted

     

    Lot 680
    Estimate: $225 Realised Price : $120

    1929 Postal Union Congress selection with controls comprising 'K29' d and 1d blocks of six, 1d and 2d blocks of four; 'L29' d, 1d, 1d and 2d singles, all fine, mounted in selvedge only (24)

     

    Lot 681
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $700

    1929 Postal Union Congress d to 2d affixed to small official PUC stationery sheet (188x120mm) and cancelled on the day of issue by ''POSTAL UNION CONGRESS'' datestamps of 10 MY 1929. Superb and rare

     

    Lot 682
    Estimate: $350

    1929 Postal Union Congress d, 1d, 1d and 2d (2) on FDC to Sydney, cancelled by London 10 MY 1929 datestamps. Sent partly by air, endorsed ''till Marseilles and again in Australia''. A very scarce combination of first day with early air routing

     

    Lot 683
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $70

    1929 Postal Union Congress d, 1d (2) and 1d (2) Wmk sideways from rolls, SG 434a-36a, lightly mounted, the 1d with slightly trimmed perfs at base (5). Cat 270

     

    Lot 684
    Estimate: $450

    1929 Postal Union Congress 2/- Booklet Edn 103, containing d x 6, 1d x 6 and 1d x 10, panes with trimmed perfs. Superb and fresh

     

    Lot 685
    Estimate: $450

    1929 Postal Union Congress 2/- Booklet Edn 107, containing d x 6, 1d x 6 and 1d x 10, panes with trimmed perfs. Superb and fresh

     

    Lot 686
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $230

    1929 Postal Union Congress 3/- Booklet Edn 168, containing d x 6, 1d x 6 and 1d x 18, panes with mostly full perfs. Superb and fresh

     

    Lot 687
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $230

    1929 Postal Union Congress 3/- Booklet Edn 172, containing d x 6, 1d x 6 and 1d x 18, panes with mostly full perfs. Superb and fresh

     

    Lot 688
    Estimate: $350

    1935 Silver Jubilee d, 1d, 1d and 2d on plain FDC addressed to Rotherfield, tied by Tunbridge Wells 7 MY 35 datestamps and machine cancel. Fine and very scarce

     

    Lot 689
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $280

    1936 KEVIII d, 1d and 2d on printed registered FDC addressed to Ashford, tied by Windsor 1 SP 36 datestamps, very fine. A scarce and seldom seen FDC

     

    Lot 690
    Estimate: $150

    1941-42 KGVI 3d Pale Violet block of four on plain FDC addressed to Brockworth, tied by Bristol 3 NOV 1941 machine cancel, cover with a few minor tone spots, otherwise fine and a scarce FDC

     

    Lot 691
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1948 KGVI 1 Brown lower left hand corner block of four and 1951 Festival of Britain high values 2/6d to 1 marginal singles. All unmounted and very fine. SG 478b & 509-12 Cat 200+ (8)

     

    Lot 692
    Estimate: $150

    1948 Silver Wedding set on 'Stamp Collecting Ltd' registered FDC used to Canada, minor blemishes. Scarce

     

    Lot 693
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $400

    1951 'Festival' 2/6d to 1 high values, plus KGVI d to 2d (new colours) on plain FDC (230x152mm) addressed to Midsomer Norton, tied by 'PAULTON/BRISTOL' 3 MY 1951 datestamps. Very fine, a spectacular and scarce FDC

     

    Lot 694
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $400

    1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d, marginal example from top of sheet showing error 'Imperforate between stamp and margin', SG 659 var, fine unmounted

     

    Lot 695
    Estimate: $175

    1966 4d Battle of Hastings, ordinary, marginal se-tenant strip of three, error 'Orange Omitted', fine unmounted SG 705-07 Cat 195 as singles

     

    Lot 696
    Estimate: $400

    1966 4d Battle of Hastings, ordinary, marginal se-tenant strip of six, error 'Blue omitted', fine unmounted. SG 705-10 Cat 390 as singles

     

    Lot 697
    Estimate: $300

    1966 4d Battle of Hastings, ordinary, se-tenant strip of five, error 'Bistre omitted', fine unmounted SG 705-09 Cat 325 as singles

     

    Lot 698
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $115

    1967 E.F.T.A 1/6d phosphor, marginal unmounted example, error 'New Blue omitted' SG 716pf Cat 135

     

    Lot 699
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,000

    1969 British Ships 5d, error 'Black (Queen's head, value, hull and inset) omitted', SG 778a, fine unmounted. Cat 3200

     

    Lot 700
    Estimate: $350

    1985-91 Harrison & Sons Ltd presentation folders, each containing a set of commemorative stamps (44 folders)

     

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