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GB Registered 1887

3d lilac and green issue (SG 191) lettered OJ on registered envelope with m/s 'Regd' in red crayon; cancelled VF oval Registered Liverpool; b/s s/r cds Kendal 18 March 1887; cat £180 on envelope

Reference: 1112
British Post Offices in Turkey to GB 1882

GB 2½d plate 23 1E cancelled barred oval C and alongside s/r cds in red BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE code C 19 May 1882; on reverse s/r cds Gosport 24 May 1882

Reference: 999
GB Crimean War 1854

Stampless envelope with unclear m/s charge mark 6(?), m/s "Army in the Crimea", 28th November (1854); to Dublin "via Marseilles"; on front faint blue arrival cds Kingstown 28 December; on reverse faint transit mark (London) 18 December; ex Reg Hindley Russia collection

Reference: 952
GB SG52 1½ on cover 1879

GB 1d plate 199 & three half pence plate 3 on entire (cat £300 on envelope); cancelled (twice) EXCHANGE LIVERPOOL duplex 466 10 April 1879; French cachet d¢entrée ANGL. AMB. CALAIS E in red 11 April 1879; faint Paris b/s 11 April 1879

Reference: 929
GB OHMS envelope 1902

OHMS large envelope with 4 x QV 1d lilac overprinted I.R. Official, uncancelled; intended for Barnstaple c 1902, but possibly never posted (or sent by courier?)

Reference: 851
GB half penny PS card

half penny brown PS card from London to Manchester; much readdressed with forwarded, gone away, insufficiently addressed, returned to sender cachets & m/s endorsements; corner faults, unsurprising owing to the amount of travel; on reverse London Vere St Parcel Post part blue label; an extraordinary combination

Reference: 775
GB violet datestamp on advertising card

GB ½d Jubilee issue on PPC with an advert for a Swiss accident insurance company, cancelled with VF s/r cds CHERINGTON STROUD 20 April 01 in violet
�21.00

Reference: 776
Ireland to London 'Clubland' 1884

Mourning envelope with 2 x ½d slate-blue cancelled with Irish barred lozenges 359 of NEWTOWNFORBES; on reverse cds of that town and LONGFORD, both 23 December 1884; closed on reverse with crested seal; to the Carlton Club, Pall Mall & forwarded to the St James' Club, Piccadilly; small closed tear to envelope

Reference: 773
GB Liverpool-London-Paris

20 April 1889. Liverpool to London, readdressed to Paris. GB 1d lilac with perfin WSL (White Star Line) cancelled with Liverpool hooded 466 d/s: re-addressed to Paris Hotel with GB 2½d cancelled with a London hooded cds, faint Calais à Paris railway cds 24 April; b/s Paris the same day. Red crayon 40 is probably a hotel room No.
£35.00

Reference: 583
GB 1856 2 x QV 4d rose on blued paper (SG62) to Hamburg

entire bearing 2 x 4d rose on blued paper (SG 62) (must be Wmk Small Garter as dated before issue of Medium Garter), on glazed blue paper, cancelled London barred lozenge 20(?), MS 'Via Ostend'; on reverse small m/cross d/s LS 16 Ja 1856 & Hamburg oval arrival d/s St PA 18 Jan 56: minor faults and letter not complete but stamps catalogued 2 x £750 on cover, scarce item

Reference: 557
OHMS OFFICIAL PAID LETTER FROM THE POST OFFICE 1890

OHMS brown civil service type envelope No 77, inscribed 'Post Office', cancelled Official Paid London EC in red 10 November 1890, to Birmingham; b/s the same day; signed by RC Tombs the well known PO Official and author of books on the Post

Reference: 543
BILL OF EXCHANGE FROM ADELAIDE TO YORKSHIRE 1870

6d violet & red Foreign Bill revenue stamp on reverse of £30 bill of exchange from Adelaide, Australia to Halifax, Yorkshire, 10 October 1870; small faults to document, stamp fine and very scarce use thus

Reference: 298
GREAT BRITAIN LONDON TO PARIS 1878

GB 2½d mauve plate 12 (SG 141) on envelope to a hotel in Paris, cancelled with London duplex N2 9 December 1878; French cachet d'entrée 'Angl Amb Calais B' 9 December 1878 in red; on reverse Paris arrival 9 December 1878

Reference: 288
GREAT BRITAIN - SCOTLAND

1d red imperf cancelled 131 on folded outer to Halifax, Yorkshire 14 November 1847; on reverse 2 strikes of an undated circle datestamp Stafford Street, with red transit datestamp and blue Halifax arrival the next day; a scarce cover

Reference: 250
GB-LONDON: 1870 COVER TO ITALY.

1870 cover to Torino with a 6d plate 9 stamp cancelled by a LONDON (106) postmark dated 17.SP.70 and an oval PD mark.
On the reverse a TORINO postmark and two TPO? marks.
A bit grubby!

Reference: 274H
GB - LONDON: 1850 PENNY RED COVER WITH AN OFFICIAL UNPAID MARK.

1850 cover with pair of stamps cancelled by poor numeral marks. On the reverse there is an official unpaid codeless crown mark dated 29.NO.1850, an Edinburgh cds dated 20.NOV.1850 and a partial boxed MUSSELBURGH postmark in blue dated 30.NO.1850.

Reference: 186H
GB - MANCHESTER: 1862 PENNY RED COVER.

1862 cover with a stamp perf 14 and reserve plate 15 cancelled by a MANCHESTER 498 duplex. On the reverse there is a WEDNESBURY postmark.

Reference: 178H
GB - LONDON: 1867 ENTIRE LETTER TO FRANCE.

1867 entire letter to Bordeaux with a 4d vermilion (SG 94 plate 8) cancelled by a partial LONDON EC 74 duplex dated 18.JY.67 and there is a PD mark and an ANGL AMB CALAIS mark. On the reverse two poor BORDEAUX marks.

Reference: 177H
GB - LONDON: 1869 ENTIRE LETTER TO FRANCE.

1869 entire letter to Bordeaux with two 4d bight vermilion (SG 94 plate 11) cancelled by partial LONDON EC 72 duplex postmarks dated 27.SP.69. There is also a partial PD mark, an ANGL AMB CALAIS and on the reverse there are various BORDEAUX postmarks.

Reference: 176H
GB - MANCHESTER: 1859 PENNY RED ENTIRE WITH DUPLEX POSTMARK.

1859 entire letter with the stamp die 2 alphabet 3 plate 60 perf.14 cancelled by a MANCHESTER 498 duplex dated 18.MY.59.

Reference: 137H
GB - LONDON: 1901 COVER WITH SG 168.

1901 2d pale rose stamp on large folded envelope cancelled by a LONDON EC 87 district duplex dated 7.OC.01.

Reference: 134H
GB - LONDON: 1875 ENTIRE TO FRANCE.

1875 entire letter to Paris. The stamp, SG 143 plate 16, is cancelled by a LONDON 87 district duplex dated 19.JA.76 and there is a partial ANGL. AMB. CAL.? transit mark dated 20.JANV.75, a PD mark and a partial PARIS postmark on the reverse.
Paper faults!

Reference: 133H
SCOTLAND - EDINBURGH: 1863 PENNY RED PLATE 48 COVER.

1863 penny red Die 2 Alphabet 3 stated to be plate 48, perf.14 cancelled on EDINBURGH 131 duplex on a mourning envelope.

Reference: 132H
GB - YORKS: 1855 PENNY RED ENTIRE TO LONDON.

1855 entire with a "107" duplex cancelling the stamp on blued paper (perf. 16)and a partial BRADFORD-YORKS postmark dated 19.JA.1855 and a partial London datestamp dated 20.JA.1855.

Reference: 115H
GB-LONDON: 1879 COVER TO FRANCE.

1879 cover to La Croix St. Leufroy. The 2 1/2d plate 14 stamp is cancelled by a SOUTH KENSINGTON "10" duplex postmark dated 12.JU.79.
There is a poor French TPO mark and a partial LA CROIX ST.LEUFROY postmark.

Reference: 069H
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