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 fine used SGO13 ½d Vermilion I.R.OFFICIAL (Type L1) tied to a OHMS printed envelope by the 132 Brighton Duplex dated JU 22 1895, with a Brighton Station cds front and a very fine strike of the ‘Gone No Address/132’ on reverse. c£100.00+
1885 6d Dull Green SG194 tied to an envelope by the Fleet street LATE FEE Duplex to Cape of Good Hope South Africa, with Explanatory mark "Advertised and Unclaimed" of cape Town. Some soiling but very interesting usage of SG194. cv on cover £380.00
An interesting cover sent from Shefford Bedfordshire, franked with a Wilding 1½d Green QEII tied by double circle, then seems to have gone to Hitchin where the Postage Due *1d/367* in red has beeen applied, and the in Luton the 1d Postage Due tied by the Luton cds.
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 envelope franked with 1892 SG205 4d Jubilee with superb Glasgow cds and an SG172 1d tied by 159 Glasgow numeral sent to a Steam Ship at Port Said, EGYPT, with Cachet Post Paid Port Said in violet to front. Some wear to corners, but scarce location and pretty cover.
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.
GB USED ABROAD 1881 envelope franked with a fine used SG157 2½d Blue Plate 21 (GE) tied by fine strike of the Constantinople ‘C’, sent to London, with a fine strike of the Misdirected North West Area ‘MNWA’ circle, British PO Constantinople in red and London Paid mark.
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.
1872 entire sent from London franked with an SG172 1d Lilac tied by a London Duplex dated 23rd MY 1885 and also a Bath Duplex dated 26th over the top, sent to bath for a Major James Evans, but redirected to Cambridge and with a 1 manuscript to pay.
An Air Mail envelope sent from Clapham to Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, franked with a QEII 2½d Commemorative tied by fine Slogan ‘Long Live The Queen’ dated 8th June 1953, the Air Mail cancelled by sender and Post Office.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.