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Lot 1193

Great Britain, Victorian Private Stationery Collection. Housed in a Showgard cover album, 35 stamped envelope entires with denominations ranging from 1d to 2s; an eye-catching compilation with a mix of colors and indicia designs; most with some light toning, a couple with foxing spots, but otherwise attractive for their age and sound; would make great collateral material for an exhibit, and an interesting research project for the postal rate specialist (6½d? 1s½d?), Fine to Very Fine, uncommon material; inspect.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1194
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Great Britain, Penny Reds and 2 Pence Blues Accumulation, 1850's. 220 perforated penny reds, Scott 31 and 41 tuppence blues Scott 4 (8), 10 (3), 13, 17, 21 (2), 29 (12) and 30 (14), condition is mixed as stamps were chosen for plate number rather than condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,800+ (Owner's) Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1195
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Great Britain, Outstanding Collection, 1840-1987. On homemade quadrille pages in a well-used but still useful springback album; a wealth of Victorian items (mostly used, some mint), with 20th century essentially complete (with most mint), plus smatterings of stationery, covers, etc.; among the many highlights are used #1 (four margins, "KK"), Penny Reds and 2d Blues (perf and imperf), #5, 7, 28 & 42 (wing margins), 43, 52, 60, 96 (with four large margins), 108, 139-140, 173, 173a, 175, 179 & 180 as blocks of four (#179 a lower right corner margin), 209 and 224; and mint/unused #43, 50, 111-122, both 1924 and 1925 British Empire Exhibition issues, #222-223, 249-251A, etc., etc.; note Dues, Offices, some Empire overprints, mint Channel Islands, extensive used Ireland, and much, much more, Fine to Very Fine, with better throughout, an absolute must-view.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 1196
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Great Britain, Mint & Used Collection, 1840-2000. Residing in three Lighthouse hingeless albums and a small box, includes mint Mulready U1, 39, 116, 119-120, 210-220, 249-251A, 268, used 1-2, 7, approximately (140) #33 platings, 57, 96, 108-109, 139-142, excellent Officials, postage dues, with tons of face, enormous catalog value, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1197

Great Britain, Postal History Dealer Stock, 1840-1960's. Approximately 550 covers with better stationery (many listed with Higgins and Gage numbers), better foreign destinations, interesting routes, high value singles on covers, etc., notable items include:several stampless, with: 1847 from Hackney (London) to Boston, MA, 1858 folded letter with fiscal revenue stamp inside, from Liverpool to Providence, RI, per steamer Africa, stamp issues: 1, two covers, 29/33 folded letter to NYC, 5, six covers to USA, 25 from Greenwich to France, 33 (8) on folded letter to France, 33 several mourning covers, 33/49 folded letter to NYC, 33 plate 125/43 plate 11, London to France, 33 (2)/58 1878 to Boston, 27(2) to Boston, 28 (11 covers, mostly to USA, one to Trinidad), 42 to NYC aboard steamer China, 44 cover to Chicago, 49 (1 single, 1 single with 33 (2), 1 pair, all to NYC), 49 plate 9 on 1872 folded letter to NYC, 49 plate 6 on 1871 cover to Paris, 67 plate 12 to Paris, 78 (3) to New Haven, 51 (two covers, one to Spain, one to Prague), 61 plate 14 on cover to NYC, 89 strip of five to NYC, 1907 Balford Camp P.O. PPC, 101 to U.S. Flagship Lancaster, forwarded to U.S. Consul, Port Mahon, Minorca, 89/105 Registered to Meriden, CT., 113/114 on registered entire to Providence, 118(3) on registered stationary, one to Moscow, one to Philadelphia, one to Boston, 118 (2) on registered stationary envelope to Philadelphia, 143 on Franco British Expo PPC with Expo cancel, 144 on registered cover to Springfield, Mass, 1913 registered cover to Boston with postal stationary cut outs used as stamps, 1920 postage due stamp and redirected mail to Dead letter office, 188/189 (AAMC 2) 1928 experimental airmail Belfast to Liverpool, 204 on cover to Jackson, Michigan, many registered stationary entires to overseas destinations (many with H&G numbers and values, 264-65 registered FDC, 276-79 FDC, 276 FDC, 385-86 FDC, 481-84 FDC, 527-30 FDC, Mulready 1840 U1 unused stationary, three Penny Postage Jubilee 1890 (H&G 19a), one unused, two used, two Uniform Penny Post Jubilee 1890 (H&G 10a), one unused and one used, 1903 registered stationary to Germany (H&G KB373), two registered stationary entires (H&G K8 383), 1942 airmail / censored / private postal stationary from Strabane, Northern Ireland to North Carolina, 1930 Lundy Island cover to New Jersey, Offices Abroad: offices in Morocco 4/(H&G C4) registered envelope to Munich via Gibraltar and Madrid, 258-62 registered FDC, two 1932-33 airmail covers from Casablanca to England, offices in Turkey 8 (3) registered to Philadelphia via London, 59 offices in Turkey three 1922-23 covers to USA, offices in Turkey (two H&G 17 postal cards), 13 on cover to San Francisco, Turkey 34 from Smyrna to England, 1942 Field post office in Palestine, RAF censor to Cairo, five 1947 British Middle East Forces covers, Great Britain 1937 complete set of George VI / Queen Elizabeth Coronation labels, retail prices range from about $3 to $350, well organized with many better pieces for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $13,777, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,100
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Lot 1198
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Great Britain, The Britannia Rules Collection, 1841-2003. A powerful, mostly all mint collection, in mounts, in two Scott Specialty albums with slipcases; scores of listed varieties, with many Gibbons-listed missing phosphors, inverted watermarks, test watermarks, etc., along with highly specialized Gibbons-listed definitive issues; includes Offices Abroad, Dues, Officials, Regional Issues, a very extensive array of booklet panes from King George V on, etc., etc.; a number of items accompanied by certificates, Very Fine, just a beautiful collection—a must-view.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 1199
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Great Britain, Solid Collection, 1841-2000. Beginning with the Penny Reds and running through the Millennium issues of 2000; five Lindner Hingeless albums in total, three of Great Britain and Offices, two (plus additional pages) of Channel Islands; Victoria good to 1870 and up to 5s; solid Kings with King George V sets to the 1s value plus 1924 and 1925 Exhibition issues; King George VI complete less the Coronation single, with many high values appearing to be never hinged; well-filled Queen Elizabeth II with extensive Wildings and Machins, 1953/60 Castles issues, phosphor band varieties; Back-of-the-Book includes Dues (some better), Officials, Offices plus AEF and MEF overprints; Channel Islands appear virtually complete, Fine to Very Fine with better, a great collection on which to build and bring up-to-date; inspection invited.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1200
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Great Britain, Mint & Used Collection, 1845-2010. Housed in a Scott album, you will find 249-251A, 267-268, 313-316, appears mint complete 1968-2005, and somewhat scattered until 2012, a nice selection of Officials, Offices Abroad, and regional issues, a well filled book with postage, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 1201
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Great Britain, Group of Better Items, 1860's-1960's. On auction lot pages or black stock pages, which was cataloged many years ago with Scott and many items have greatly increased in value, with highlights: 58, 68, 82 (2), 99, 101, 130, 131-33 and many slightly better singles that quickly add up in Scott value, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott approximately $2,700 (Owner's) Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1202
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Great Britain, Stamp & Cover Assortment, 1902-2000. Comprising five volumes of Royal Mail First Day Covers (plus additional items, most 1972-80, loose), plus an array of stationery (aerogrammes, mostly), etc.; stamps include a mostly filled glassine box with singles and sets from Scott #133 on (some with duplication), all in Scott-numbered glassines, and all the Front-of-the-Book material never hinged (Back-of-the-Book a mix of mint and used); most, not surprisingly is Queen Elizabeth II, but decent King George VI and a selection of King George V as well, including Dues, Officials, Moroccan Agencies and Tangiers, Offices in Turkey, British Forces in North Africa, a strip of Test Stamps, five late-'70s Experimental Machine Packets, plus a solid run of late 1990s shipments direct from the Philatelic Bureau, generally Very Fine, well worth a look.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1203
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Great Britain, Booklets Extravaganza, 1935-2000. From the Silver Jubilee issue through the end of the century, one of the most extensive holdings of this material we've seen; each box arranged in Series letter and number order, with each booklet edition in its own glassine with Gibbons number; multiples throughout, even of specific editions of early booklets; just a quick look through the front of the first box shows seven editions of #BB16, 4 of #BB28, 15 of #BD18 (unchecked for specific dates, though Gibbons' "edition" number is provided), three of #BD38…and the collection goes on from there; watermark varieties and counter marks noted; a boon for the collector or the Britain dealer; huge face value in the Elizabeths alone, and astronomical catalogue value, Very Fine, a must-view; you won't see another like this for quite some time.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 1204
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Great Britain, Booklet Collection, 1960-2009. Hundreds of complete booklets in seven binders, includes 2/, 5/ & 10/ booklets, better includes 1935 Silver Jubilee booklet (BK14), 1985 The Times (BK149) (2), 1972 Wedgwood (BK144) (2), 1986 British Rail (BK150), 1988 Financial Times (BK152), 2000 Special by Design (BK167), enormous face value, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1205

Great Britain, Machin Heaven Collection, 1967-99. One of the grandest you'll see; a Scott Specialty album essentially complete with mint never hinged, showing many if not all of the listed varieties, be they perforation, paper, gum, phosphor or banding, etc., plus a sizable amount of additional material comprising singles, booklets of various kinds, coils with end strips, souvenir sheets, and more; includes Regional Issues as well, Very Fine, simply breathtaking.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1206

Great Britain, Face Value Lot Plus, 1913-2000. Lovely lot of face value, in presentation packs, definitive packs, gutter pairs, booklets, with values up to £10, the totals add up quickly, also includes quantities of used 2/6 half crown & 5s stamps, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1207

Great Britain: Channel Islands, Face Value Lot, 1969-2000. Includes Isle of Man, Jersey & Guernsey, consisting of singles, presentation packs, booklets, souvenir sheets and full sheets, yearbooks, huge face value, line up for this one, what was checked was o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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