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Lot 7579

Great Britain, [Stamp Dealer] 1910-20, circa 3 wrappers and a cover all with interesting "F.S." or "O.X." cancels, unusual conjunction with stamp dealers' ad covers, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7580

Great Britain, [Stamp Dealer] 1913-20, 9 items: postal card; post card; wrapper with complete issue; 6 covers (2 reg.), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7581

Great Britain, [Stamp Dealer] 1921-29, 10 items: 2 postal envelopes; post card; 7 cvers (4 reg., one to N.Z.), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7582

Great Britain, [Stamp Dealer] 1930-49, 22 items: 2 post cards; 4 wrappers; two reg. entires, one with U.S. postage dues; 13 covers (3 reg. one with U.S. postage dues), excellent lot, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $225
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7583

Great Britain, 1839 (Oct 24), from Holyhead to London Coffee House, contents concerning spectacles being sent in a "small parcel" in the morning mail, coffee houses often acted as a poste restante, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7584

Great Britain, 1954-2000, post paid covers, a couple of hundred Post [Postage] Paid covers, handstamped, machine printed or preprinted, wide-range and good start for study of a little known area, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7585

Great Britain, Last Voyage of the Queen Mary, five different cachets covers of the final voyage of the Queen Mary in 1967, with heavy duplication, also 1968 cacheted cover of the Queen Elizabeth's last voyage to Gibraltar and 1970 Queen Elizabeth 2 first visit to Gibraltar, total of 90+ covers, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7586
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Great Britain, 1840, 1d black (Scott 1), plate 6, OK, ample to large margins with a neat red Maltese cross cancel, Very Fine.
SG 2; £375 ($480). Scott $320 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $65.
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Lot 7587

Great Britain, 1840, Queen Victoria First Issue, 1d black (SG 2), plate 9, IF, tied on piece by red Maltese cross cancel, straightline "STAMFORD" alongside, clear to large margins, F.-V.F. An attractive example of this scarce plate.
Scott 1; $320+. SG £625 ($810) .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7588
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Great Britain, 1840, Queen Victoria First Issue, 2d blue (SG 5), plate 2, SB, clear to large margins with a black Maltese cross cancel, F.-V.F.
Scott 2; $700. SG £1,000 ($1,290) .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $90.
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Lot 7589

Great Britain, 1864, 1d rose red, letters in all four corners (Scott 33), strip of 4, plate 86, o.g., Fine.
SG 43.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7590

Great Britain, 1864, Queen Victoria, 1d rose red, letters in all four corners (SG 43), scarce plate 219, tied on piece by neat London-W dplex, Jun 30, 1879, Very Fine.
Scott 33; $88. SG £85 ($110) .
Suggested Bid $32
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Realized $16.
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Lot 7591

Great Britain, 1865, Queen Victoria, 4d vermilion, Large Garter watermark (Scott 43), plate 9, used with 1864 1d (plate. 108), on folded letter from Manchester to Glarus, Switzerland via London, Calais & Paris, 14-16 Aug 1868, Very Fine.
SG 94; £150 ($190). Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 7592

Great Britain, 1857, Queen Victoria, 4d rose, Large Garter watermark (SG 66a), horizontal pair, neatly tied on piece by two strikes Glasgow "159" duplex, Aug 12, 1859, bright, fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott 26; $250+. SG £300+ ($390) .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7593

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose on white paper, Anchor watermark (Scott 108), o.g., previously hinged, difficult to find mint high value; light gum wrinkle and toning along right, Very Fine centering.
SG 180. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7594
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Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, 10s ultramarine on white paper, Anchor watermark (Scott 109), lovely visual appearance; a couple light bends, Extremely Fine centering.
SG 183. Scott $550 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7595
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Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, £1 brown lilac, Imperial Crowns watermark (Scott 110), fresh and well centered, canceled neat Liverpool Exchange c.d.s., Jul 31, 1880 and boxed "C.H.R./ G.P.O." telegraph cancel; light corner crease at lower left, Very Fine appearance.
SG 185; £2,800 ($3,620). Scott $3,000 .
Suggested Bid $475
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Realized $250.
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Lot 7596
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Great Britain, 1867, Queen Victoria, 5s pale rose, Maltese Cross watermark (SG 127), plate 2, fresh color and quite well centered; but slightly smudged barred ellipse cancels, otherwise Very Fine. A reasonably attractive used example of the 5s from scarcer plate 2.
Scott 57a; $1,200. SG £1,500 ($1,940) .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7597
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Great Britain, 1877, Queen Victoria, 4d sage green & 8d orange, overprinted Specimen type 9 (SG 153s, 156s), Large Garter watermark, 4d o.g., 8d regummed; 4d (plate 16) with tiny natural paper inclusion, 8d with lower left corner perf repaired, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott 70S, 73S. S.G. Spec. J65s, J91As; £700 ($900).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7598

Great Britain, 1883, Queen Victoria, 2s6d lilac on white paper, Anchor watermark (SG 178), o.g., fresh and well centered; somewhat heavy horizontal "bend" above the left "2/6", otherwise Very Fine.
Scott 96; $625. SG £600 ($780) .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7599
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Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose on white paper, Anchor watermark (SG 180), canceled large Liverpool double circle datestamp, Oct 19, 1895, fresh and bright, F.-V.F.
Scott 108; $225. SG £250 ($320) .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7600
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Great Britain, 1902, King Edward VII, De La Rue printing, 5s deep bright carmine (SG 264), canceled London "E.C." c.d.s., Nov 13, 1896, bright and fresh, F.-V.F.
Scott 140a; $225. SG £220 ($280) .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7601
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Great Britain, 1902, King Edward VII, De La Rue printing, 10s ultramarine (SG 265), canceled illegible Registered oval with bits of red transit markings, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott 141; $525. SG £500 ($650) .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7602

Great Britain, 1911, King Edward VII, Somerset House printing, 2s6d dark purple (SG 317), o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott 139a; $300. SG £325 ($420) .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7603

Great Britain, 1963, Red Cross complete, phosphor (Scott 398p-400p), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Extremely Fine.
SG 642p/4p; £260 ($340). Scott $192 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7604

Great Britain, 1974, Queen Elizabeth II, 4½d grayish blue (Scott MH49), booklet pane of 5, cream tinted phosphor with the low value setting, cylinder B7, o.g., never hinged; clipped perfs on lower edge, otherwise Very Fine, a rare pane.
SG UB46a.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7605
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Great Britain, 1978, 25th Anniversary of Coronation Issue, artwork for souvenir booklet, eight items of artwork, mockups or proofs for the sheetlet used in the souvenir booklet as well as a booklet, corner margin blocks of 6 and a useful array of 12 first day covers. An interesting Very Fine specialist lot, save a little time to view.
Scott 835-838.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7606

Great Britain, 1891, Queen Victoria, £1 green (SG 212), a pretty mint single with exceptional color, o.g., hinge remnant; light vertical natural paper crease at left end, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott 124; $4,000. SG £4,000 ($5,160) .
Suggested Bid $1,500
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Realized $750.
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Lot 7607

Great Britain, c1910 Biplane Over The Palace Pier Brighton, unposted, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7608
Great Britain, 1913-51, aviation vignettes, 14 interesting group of 14 items including rare Olympia Aero show, 2 needle labels & 1952 show entry card, inspect, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 7609
Great Britain, 1930, "Aeroplane Series" from Player's cigarettes, full set of 50 with gold borders, lovely & unusual.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 7610
Great Britain, 1920-40s, air baggage labels, 25 labels including rare early Handley Page & other small airlines, examine, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 7611

Great Britain, Postage Due, 1973, £5 orange yellow & black (Scott J91), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
SG D89. Scott $20 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7612

Great Britain, 1972, £1 Story of Wedgwood booklet (Scott BK144), complete & unexploded, contains MH34a-MH34b & MH36e panes, plus information and illustrations on interleaving panes, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
SG DX1; £75 ($100). Scott $150 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7613

Great Britain, 1980, £3 Wedgwood booklet (Scott BK145), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $20 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7614

Great Britain, Local Taxi Service Express Delivery Stamps, sheetlet of four, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7615

Great Britain, Postal Strike Locals, 1971, group of 100 different, lots of topics, better than the usual group, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7616

Great Britain, Postal Strike Covers 1971, 32 covers and 11 stamps, covers have stamps tied, includes same day delivery, "Pegasus" stamps, a nice representation of this turbulent period in Great Britain's postal history, have a look-see, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7617

Great Britain: Alderney, Booklet, 2007, Birds (Scott 297a-302a), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $46 .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7618

Great Britain: Guernsey, 1941, 2d Bisect to Guernsey, bisect of Great Britain #255 tied to postal card by Ville Au Roi Guernsey, addressed to same, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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