An envelope sent from Berwick to Edinburgh addressed to “Royal College of Surgeons” franked with a four margin fine used SG8 1d Red Plate 36 (RK) tied by a Berwick Maltese Cross, the back having a pink Wafer Seal "A head to earn and a heart to spend." Note: filing crease along base, tape stain to torn flap - unsightly, but a scarce cover with much appeal.
Late Fee Registered 1909 King Edward VII 1s Green & Red and 2d and 2½d tied to a printed stationery envelope Swiss Bankverein, sent to Paris, with "Late Fee paid" cachet and boxed Late Fee, some wrinkles and creasing around edges and soiling, but scarce.
Nigeria 1938-51 KGVI SG49 to SG59 Mounted Mint set with the colour changes and some of the different perf combs. Note: The 2nd 5/ (on first on third row) has a corner perf clipped), and the 1/ on bottom row is creased.
A Fancy Ladies Envelope with Embossed Borders franked with an 1855 C1 SG17 1d Red (SH) Sc Wmk, Perf 16, Die I, Alphabet II, tied by a very fine strike of the Liverpool 466 Spoon Duplex, dated FEB 9 1855, sent from Roby, Merseyside, with fine UDC to back.
WWII 1940 India 1a Stationery envelope uprated with KGVI 13a’s sent from Lonavla to Thomas Cook Forwarding agent Indiawhich has then been directed to Alresford, Hants. Interesting cover. Thomas Cook known to be used for Undercover addresses during WWII.
Gold Coast A small envelope with a fine strike of the scarce Gold Coast "TOO LATE" mark in black sent 28 Feb 1952 King George VI 4d front and x2 1/2d reverse, Opon Valley Registered sent to Kumasi nice 5d Franking with Too Late mark. Note: Soiled in parts.
Gold Coast A large commercial envelope with very fine strike of a scarce "MISSENT" mark with the Registered oval of Tamale alongside 1955 Accra Registered Airmail to Kumasi cachet of Prisons Department. Scarce cover.
Gold Coast 1941 (15th SEPT) "Gold Coast Colony embossed flap addressed to Oxford bearing 1 1/2d cancelled by Kumasi / GOLD COAST cds with black on buff GOLD COAST/OPENED BY Censor label, red PASSED BY CENSOR/7/GOLD COAST...
Gold Coast envelope franked with King George VI 1/2d tied Kumasi cds with a scarce Gold Coast Spitfires Fund 1d Green Roulette patriotic label also tied, with Passed By Censor 8 Gold Coast sent to Oxford. Note: some damage along top, as expected. Rare example tied.
An envelope franked with a vertical pair of SG142 2½d Blue Plate 20 (AL-BL) AL NW corner rounded, a 5d franking, tied by a fine strike of the '158' Duplex Cambridge dated FE 4 1881 sent to India, with a single circle SEA POST OFFICE dated 10th Feb on reverse. SG cv £180. as x2 singles on cover.
SG17 1855 1d Red Strip of Three Plate 166 (LD-LF) tied to an envelope sent from the Black Sea CRIMEA WAR, on route to Scottish Highlands (Strontian) cancelled by two strikes of the scarce Crimea Crown & Two Stars. dated Dec 28 1855 arrival 9h in Glasgow and 11th Strontian. Very Scarce cover.
KGV First Aerial UK Post 1911 Red-brown illustrated Postcard sent by Wareham Smith, Associated Newspapers Ltd/Daily Mail and signed by him. Wareham is the founder of the ‘Ideal Home Exhibition’. Card sent 9th Sept bearing KGV ½d tied by die 1 London, corner crease, otherwise fine and scarce
An envelope franked with a Postal Stationery Penny pink (blued Paper) cut-out as Postage and tied by a fine strike of the Balndford 87 Duplex OC 6th 1869 with a fine small CDS IWERNE MINSTER on reverse, sent to Bath, with Salisbury transit OC 7th and Bath arrival. Fine item.
An envelope franked with two single C8A SG37 1856 (Nov) 1d Reds Plate 42 (OB) (OC) has fault prefix north west, tied by Nottingham Sideways Duplex, Scarce Printing, spec White Paper, Die II, Alphabet III, LC Wmk Type I, Perf 14, SG cat £375.00 single off cover.