An envelope franked with two single C8A SG37 1856 (Nov) 1d Reds Plate 42...
An 1842 cover franked with an SG8 B1 1d Red-brown Plate 23 (DL) fine...
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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.
A Postal Stationery 1d Pink Embossed envelope uprated with an SG198 1½d Jubilee sent from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, fie cds SP 30 1899, with Freshwater Bay cds to the back, sent to Bremen. With arrival on reverse dated 1 OCT.
An embossed flap Advertising envelope for Charles Rice & Co Naturalists (Taxidermist - Premier Naturalists of their day) London franked with a vertical strip of four SG43 1d reds Plate 81 tied by London Duplex 4d Rate to Paris.
Postal Stationery Penny Pink Envelope, in fine order, cancelled by the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross, with the 'Dublin break', dated 4th March 1844, on way to Maryborough, corresponding receiving town datestamp in blue on reverse.
1867 Printed Matter 1d Rate London to Ghent (Belgium) a Liverpool Cotton Brokers Ass. price list - folded deliberately to display print and nature of content and attract printed matter destination mail rate. very fine item - exhibition quality.
Queen Victoria An early small Printed Advertising Envelope sent from London 1842 franked with a three margin SG8 1d Red (QJ) tied by a Black Maltese Cross, nice STOCKEN London advert which also offers Penny Post Stamped Envelopes.
A 1d Brown Postal Stationery Advertising Card for Scott’s Code - The Ship Owners’ Telegraphic Code sent to Leghorn (Livorno) Italy, cancelled by a very fine 1886 FANCY GEOMETRIC SQUARED CIRCLE TYPE V Super Strike. Note: Bend in card left of stamp and hinge reinforced small split and small corner bend, but lovely strike of this attractive postmark.
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.
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.
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.
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.