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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A small rectangular envelope sent from Raharney to Killucan via Dublin with fine used four margin B2 1d Red Plate 162 (AK) tied by 186, with a greyish straightline of Raharney and the arrival in Killucan on front dated July 4th 1854. Scarce straightline. Nice Irish cover.
An envelope franked with an SG8 1d Red (HL) cut into and crease across, tied by the Scottish Numeral 74 of Coldstream, with very fine SPROUSTON udc, Coldstream towndated NO 7 1849, and Hawick arrival 8th. Note: Horizontal filing crease across stamp.
An entire sent from Elgin to Wick franked with a fine used four margin SG8 1d Red Plate 64 (BB) which has a prominent horizontal line through PO(STAGE), tied by a fine strike of the 133 Scottish Numeral of Elgin, sent JA 14th 1848, arrived 16th.
A four margin, fine used SG8 B2 1852 1d Red Plate 153 (OE) in STATE II, showing the transfer roller line in the right margin, spec Alphabet II, SC Wmk, imperf. States from unhardened plates are unpriced in the SG Specialised Volume 1..
An envelope franked with an SG8 1843 1d Red Plate 23 (RD) not quite four margins, tied by a very fine strike of the LONDON NUMBER 8 Maltese Cross with fine Charing Cross straight line, alongside, sent to Wokingham. SG c£450.00. Note Faint horizontal filing fold not affecting stamp.
Queen Victoria wrapper franked with an SG8 1843 1d Red Plate 38 (PE) not four margins, but tied by a very fine LONDON NUMBER 6 Maltese Cross. Nice strike. SG c£450.00. Note: filing crease vertically to the left side.
Queen Victoria: An envelope franked with an SG8 1851 1d Red (OI) three margins, tied by London Inland, with manuscript 2d Postage Due with a fine strike of the Instructional “MORE TO PAY” circular sent to Witney.
A entire lettersheet wrapper franked with a four margin SG8 1d Red-brown (SL) Corner NW crease tied by a very fine black Maltese Cross sent from Belfast dated 14th Feb 1842 sent to Miss Stow, Ballymore, and with a charming Valentine love poem.
A wrapper sent from Dublin to Waterford MY 1st 1843 franked with a SG8 1d Red Plate 30 (BA) touching top and side, and filing crease through letter squares, tied by a fine strike of the Dublin Distinctive Maltese Cross. SG c£300.00 on cover.
SG8l 1851 1d Red Plate 124 (LG) three and a bit margins tied to a small envelope by a 520 Bath Matlock Numeral sent to Bakewell, and clearly showing the Lavender-Tinted paper variety, scarce on cover and so apparent. Note: Thicker Lavender-tinted paper known on plate 118-131 Alphabet I, Die I.
An 1842 cover franked with an SG8 B1 1d Red-brown Plate 23 (DL) fine used four margins with the variety of ‘Reverse Top Border Shift (SPEC BS12a) and a guide dot L square, tied by a black Maltese Cross, sent to Lichfield, with towndated on reverse NO 21 1842. Standard cv on cover £120.00.
A reduced wrapper franked with a very fine used four margin SG8 1849 1d Red Plate 84 (IA) tied by the Irish 39 of Ballyconnell Diamond, with a Swanlinbar/Ballyconnell double line in blue sent to Drumsna with respective marks on back. Scarce.
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.
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.