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British Commonwealth
 
 
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Lot 6535
Great Britain, Russell, Lord John, Prime Minister, 1846-53 & 1865-66, bold franking signature, "J Russell", as member of the House of Commons, on a cover front postmarked clear red crowned circle "FREE/ 20 MY 20/ 1826", addressed "London May twenty 1826, Geo: Byrne Esqr., Cambridge.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $48.
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Lot 6536
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Great Britain, 1840, 2d blue (SG 5), plate 2, PF, canceled neat profile-free black Maltese Cross, bright and fresh, large margins to barely touched at lower left; tiny tear top margin, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott 2; $700. SG £900 ($1,400) .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6537
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Great Britain, 1841, 1d red brown (SG 8), canceled almost complete, nearly upright "10" in Maltese Cross, ample to large margins, Very Fine.
Scott 3; $325. SG £320 ($500) .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $54.
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Lot 6538
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Great Britain, 1841, 1d red brown (SG 8), horizontal pair, canceled two nearly complete (inverted) strikes "12" in Maltese Cross, large margins except just touched at lower right; faint vertical crease left stamp, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott 3; $700 as singles. SG £700 as singles ($1,080) .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6539
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Great Britain, 1841, 1d red brown (SG 8), selection of six numbered Maltese Cross cancels: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 9, margins as per photos; couple with small faults, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott 3; $1,140. SG £985 ($1,530) .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $120.
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Lot 6540
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Great Britain, 1841, 2d pale blue, "white lines" (SG 13), canceled light blue numeral cancel (number not struck up), position TL with partial lower right corner sheet margin and large left margin, just touching at upper right; light horizontal crease, F.-V.F.
Scott 4a. SG £1,000 ($1,550) .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6541
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Great Britain, 1841, 2d pale blue, "white lines" (SG 13), horizontal strip of 4, canceled light "494" barred ovals, large margins except just touching above 3rd stamp, just clear at right just touching at upper right; small scissors cut between middle stamps at top, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott 4a; $550 as two pairs. SG £560 as singles ($870) .
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $48.
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Lot 6542
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Great Britain, 1841, 2d deep full blue, "white lines" (SG 15), canceled nearly full "12" in Maltese Cross, clear to large margins except just in at lower right, F.-V.F.
Scott 4b; $725. SG £550 ($850) .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6543

Great Britain, 1857, Queen Victoria line-engraved, 1d rose red, Large Crown watermark, perf 14 (SG 40), two pairs and two singles tied by London "W.C/12" ellipses on 1859 cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia, postmarked Dec 14 London-W.C circular datestamp and Dec 15 Liverpool transit, backstamped Halifax, Dec 31; horizontal file fold affecting lowest stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott 20.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6544

Great Britain, 1881, Queen Victoria, 1d mauve, Die II (16 dots), imperf (SG 174a), o.g., exceptionally fresh, three ample margins, close to barely shaved at right, Fine.
Scott 89b; $7,250 for a pair. SG £7,250 for a pair ($11,240) .
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $180.
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Lot 6545

Great Britain, 1963, Queen Elizabeth II "Castle" high values, B.W. printing, 2s6d-£1 complete (Scott 371-374), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
SG 595a/8a. SG £123 ($190) .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6546

Great Britain, Booklet, Queen Elizabeth II, 1954-57, 2s6d. (S.G. Spec. F15), complete and unexploded, March 1954, o.g., never hinged, all perfs intact, Extremely Fine. S.G. Spec. £275 ($430) .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $66.
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Lot 6547

Great Britain, Booklet, Queen Elizabeth II, 1958-65, 3s. (S.G. Spec. M3), complete and unexploded, March 1958, o.g., never hinged, typical slightly trimmed perfs, F.-V.F. S.G. Spec. £360 ($560) .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6548

Great Britain, Booklet, Queen Elizabeth II, 1958-65, 3s. (S.G. Spec. M13g), complete and unexploded, August 1959, with graphite lines, o.g., never hinged, nearly all perfs intact, Very Fine. S.G. Spec. £275 ($430) .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $66.
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Lot 6549

Great Britain, Private Telegraph Stamps, 1884, 1d black, full pane of 12, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200


These stamps, bearing the portrait of Colonel Robert Raynsford Jackson (company chairman), caused quite a stir at the time of issue due to the omission of the Queen's portrait. They were officially withdrawn from use in 1891at the request of the Postmaster General.

Realized $240.
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Lot 6550

Great Britain, Regional Issues Collection, 1958-99. Over three hundred stamps mounted on Davo hingeless pages, includes some varieties, a neat lot for your collection, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $270.
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