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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SG43 G1 1d Rose-red penny plates
An envelope sent from Lanark franked with an SG43 1d red Plate 94 tied by duplex (affected by filing crease) sent to Peebles, with a fine strike of the Railway TPO *NW/NIGHT* Star mark, and transits for Muirkirk and Douglas, and arrival.
An envelope franked with an SG43 1d red Plate 157 (AD) tied by the 158 Cambridge Duplex sent to Ventnor Isle of Wight but redirected on arrival, and franked with an additional 1SG43 1d Red Plate 120 (HF) tied by the 971 Ventnor Duplex, sent on to London. Nice example of the two shades on the G1 series.
An envelope franked with a G1 1d Red Plate 111 (BJ) tied by the Bedale Duplex 60 AU 23 1870 sent to York but redirected to harrogate, with a very fine “1d” in a single circle Charge Mark and Marsham and Harrogate cds on back.
An envelope franked with an SG43 G1 1d red Plate 138 (ND) tied by the London Duplex 3, dated 19 DE 1871 sent to Great Yarmouth, but undelivered, with manuscript “not Known” in red and with two different, and fine Yarmouth Norfolk cds the one to front Christmas day.
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.
A mourning wrapper franked with a G1 1870 SG43 1d Red Plate 138 (KJ) with attractive *Manuscript Cancel* sent from Glenlochar to Laurieston, just a few miles away, so likely that it was not taken to the Post Office and so manuscript cancelled and taken directly.
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.
1873 envelope franked with an SG43 G1 1d Red Plate 137 (JH) tied by a Lincoln 458, with a “Above Hill LINCOLN” cds on reverse, sent to Worksop but Redirected Bridlington Quay 1d manuscript due, with Rotherham, Sheffield, Hull transits, and Worksop and Bridlington Quay arrivals.
POSTAGE DUE 1877 envelope franked with an SG43 1d Red Plate 205 tied by the 165 Carlisle sent to London and redirected to the Admiralty Whitehall with fine strike of the *1d* in a circle postage due instructional. Note: opening tear.
Queen Victoria An envelope franked with an SG43 1d Red Plate 160, tied by the 1875 Brigg *129* Duplex dated JA 11 sent to Police Court, but redirected and with the Rare London EC 1d To Pay For Redirection. Scruffy cover but rare mark.