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  • Lot# : 294 Great Britain

    1855/57: 4 d. carmine on deeply blued paper, wmk. Medium Garter, a fine used example on 1856 cover to Paris tied by "NEWBURY / 544" Sideways duplex in black (June 25). Reverse with London and Paris (June 27) datestamps. An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 295 Great Britain

    1856 (Feb): 4 d. carmine on slightly blued paper, wmk. Small Garter, used with Jan 1857 4 d. rose-carmine, wmk. Large Garter on 1857 double rate cover to France with tied by London '21' numeral obliterators in black. Calais transits on obverse (May 19) and reverse with TPO and arrival cds (May 20). A most unusual usage of these two stamps on the same cover.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF

    Lot# : 296 Great Britain

    1855/57: 4 d. rose-carmine, 6 d. pale lilac and 1 s. green, all used on 1861 entire letter endorsed 'p. France' to Naples, tied by "Huddersfiled / 387" duplexes (July 4) in black. Circular 'PD' in red on obverse and reverse with London cds in red, Genova cds (July 7) and Naples arrival in red (July 10). A delightful and rare Surface Printed 1-2-3 entire. rnrnNote: The 1/10 d. rate for a ½ ounce letter was in force from Jan 1, 1857 until June 1, 1861 when a 1 shilling rate was announced in error. This was corrected on June 21, 1861 and thus this letter paid the newly corrected rate.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 297 Great Britain

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    1855/57: 1 s. green on azure paper, a fine used example on 1857 cover endorsed "On. H. M. Service / via Marseilles" addressed to Capt. Arthur A. Cochrane on the HMS Niger in Hong Kong, China, tierd by bold strike of RAMSGATE / 634 sideways duplex (May 10) in black. Reverse with London transit cds (May 11) in red. Closed tear at top well away from the adhesive, a rare and most attractive cover. Cert. Eichele (2007), RPSL (1967).rnrnNote: Admiral Sir Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, KCB (24 September 1824 – 20 August 1905) was a Royal Navy officer who served as Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station. He was Captain of the HMS Niger at this date. He later captained HMS Warrior which can still be visited in Portsmouth Harbour.rn 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 298 Great Britain

    1855/57: The used collection on Exhibit leaves with 4 d. Small Garter used (3), Medium Garter used (2) and Large Garter used (8) including a pair and two covers, 6 d. lilac with fine used examples (8) including an example with variety "Watermak Inverted and Reversed", an attractive horizontal strip of three and an example on azure paper and an 1859 cover to Madrid; 1 s. green (6) with a brilliant 'deep intense' used example and a delightful single franking cover to Finland with handstruck "7½d" credit marking in red. A scarce and generally very fine group (24 items) Gi = £ 5'000+.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 299 Great Britain

    1862/64: 3 d. carmine-rose, 6 d. lilac (Hairlines, plate 4) and 9 d. straw, all used on 1864 cover to Copenhagen, Denmark tied by HARTLEPOOL / 947 duplexes (Nov 4) in black, paying the ¾ ounce rate via Belgium. Reverse with London and Hamburg transits (Nov 7) and Copenhagen arrival.  Manuscript charges on front '9' (silvergroschen) and '4' (sgr., Danish credit) in brown-red crayon. A scarce three colour franking in superb quality.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 300 Great Britain

    1862/64: 9 d. straw, a fine single example used on 1864 cover to Copenhagen, Denmark tied by HARTLEPOOL / 947 duplex (July 22) in black, mailed in closed bag via Ostend, Prussia and Hamburg. Reverse with London cds in red, Hamburg transits (July 24) and Copenhagen arrival. 10 d. prepaid the under ½ ounce rate with manuscript '4½' (silvergroschen, credit to GPU) and '2' (sgr.) credit to the Danish P.O. A very attractive cover Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 301 Great Britain

    1862/64: The splendid used collection on Exhibit leaves with 3 d. rose (9) including deep and bright shades including two on 1865 cover to Naples and a strip of three plus 1 d. red on 1864 entire to Mauritius showing "4½d." split rate handstamp; 4 d. red (10) including a single on cover and a fine pair on cover to France cancelled by "Sunderland / 761" sideways duplex; 6 d. lilac (6) including two examples on thick paper and a fine cover to Basel, Switzerland; scarce 9 d. straw (4) very fine used incl. a rare example with "Watermark Inverted" variety; 1 s. green (4) including a fine usage on 1863 entire to Lübeck. A highly catalogued collection, generally fine to very fine throughout (29 items) Gi = £ 6'000+.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 302 Great Britain

    1865/67: 3 d. rose, plate 4, wmk. Emblems, a used example lettered TA, variety "Watermark Three Roses and a Shamrock" error, centred to top, lightly cancelled by probable "Bradford / 107" duplex in black. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'250.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 303 Great Britain

    1865/67: 3 d. rose, plate 4, wmk. Emblems, a horizontal pair used on 1867 single rate cover (embossed Scottish Widows Fund seal on reverse) to St. John's, New Brunswick tied by "Edinburgh / 131" duplex in black. Reverse with closed opening tear and "St. John / New Brunswick" arrival cds (Aug 14). An attractive cover to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 304 Great Britain

    1865/67: 4 d. vermilion, plate 8, three examples used with 1 s. green, plate 4 in a horizontal pair on 1867 double rate cover to Yokohama, Japan endorsed "via Marseilles & Shanghai" tied by London '46' numeral obliterators. Prepaid 3 shillings (double rate of 2/8 d. + Late Fee = 4 d.), backstamped in London (March 26) and Hong Kong with cds of transit (May 5) in blue. Manuscript '2' (pence) credit in red to Hong Kong. A scarce rate and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 305 Great Britain

    1865: 9 d. straw, plate 4, wmk. Large Garter, lettered FD, a used example on 1866 entire letter to Jacobstad, Finland tied by HULL / 383 duplex (Sept 3) in black. Unusually mailed via Ostende, Belgium and Prussian route with "Aus England Per Aachen / Franco" in blue (Sept 5) with ANK arrival on front. Reverse with London transit in red and Cyrillic 'Paid' arrival cds (Aug 28j) in black. A scarce route (9 d. rate to Finland via Belgium was introduced on Jan 29, 1866) and single franking Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 306 Great Britain

    1867/80: 9 d. straw, plate 4, wmk. Emblems, used with 1879 1 d. red pl. 95 on 1865 single rate (under ½ ounce) entire letter endorsed 'via Ostend' to Warsaw, Poland tied by "Manchester / 498" duplexes (Nov 27) in black. Oval red 'PD' and circular "(Aus England Per Aachen / Franco") datestamp in blue (Nov 29) on obverse with "Wfr. 3" (Weiterfranko) in blue at left. Reverse with London cds in red and bilingual Warsaw arrival (Dec 1). An attractive and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 307 Great Britain

    1865/67: 1 s. green, plate 4, wmk. Emblems, used with 1862/64 4 d. red, plate 4, Hairlines on 1865 single rate (under ½ ounce) cover to Ilo Ilo, Panay, Spanish Philippines endorsed "via Marseilles, March 10th", tied by London duplexes (March 7) in black. Struck with "1d." credit marking (due to Hong Kong), reverse with Kingston-On-Thames despatch cds, Hong Kong transit cds in blue (April 22) and Manila cds (April 26) in black. Charged with handstruck '2' reales due for local delivery in black. Some wear but a scarce cover to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 308 Great Britain

    1865/67: The used collection on Exhibit leaves with 3 d. rose (3) including pl. 4 with "Watermark Inverted" variety and a usage on Late Fee cover, 4 d. vermilion (19) with choice selection showing all Plates nearly all cds used examples incl. Malta cds, covers with single frankings incl. a 1875 Gibraltar "A26" to Malta cover, single to France and pairs on covers (2) to Norway (one with "4d." rate mark in red) and a 10 d. rate cover to Sweden; 6 d. lilac (11) with single on cover to Prussia and pairs on covers to Barcelona and Singapore; scarce 9 d. straw on thick paper and fine 1 s. green pl. 4 used (2) incl. a fine single on 1867 cover to New York; generally very fine quality throughout (29 items) Gi = £ 4'500+.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 309 Great Britain

    1867/80: 3 d. rose, plate 8, wmk. Spray, a used block of eight (4 x 2), of brilliant rich colour, cancelled by eight strikes of ABBEYFEALE circular datestamps (Aug 16, 1872) in black. Tiny indentation in wing margin at upper right mentioned for full accuracy, a scarce and attractive multiple Gi J33 = £ 850+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 310 Great Britain

    1867/80: 3 d. rose, pl. 6, wmk. Spray, a used example on 1871 single rate entire letter to Paris tied by London duplex (Feb 3). Paris had fallen to the Prussians on January 28, 1871 and this letter is correctly endorsed "Open Letter" and "Lettre Ouverte" to be sent "via Dieppe" but travelled via Calais with transit in blue (Feb 6). A very rare example of mail sent during this turbulent period - contents begin "At last! Although this is an open letter I can congratulate you on the end of your seclusion and sufferings...I have deposited £ 500 on St. Swithin's Lane to be remitted to you..". A few imperfections but very rare.rnrnNote: Letters to newly occupied Paris had to be sent 'open' (unsealed) between February 6 and February 16, 1871. Censorship of Mail by the Prussians began on occupation and continued until circa February 20, 1871.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 311 Great Britain

    1867/80: 9 d. straw, plate 4, wmk. Spray, used on 1871 single rate (under ½ ounce) cover to Mhow, India tied by "Oxford / 603" duplex (April 13) in black. Reverse with London transit in red, fair only 'Sea Post Office' (Type 1) in blue and carried on the P&O 'Baroda' to Bombay cds (May 14). An attractive single usage.rnrnNote: Addressed to Lady Malcolm, wife of Major General Sir George Malcolm (1818-1897) who had a distinguished Military career, fighting in the 1st Afghan War, 2nd Anglo-Sikh War, the Anglo-Persian War (1856-57), the Indian Mutiny where he was mentioned in despatches, he later commanded the 2nd Division in the Abyssinia Expedition in 1868.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 312 Great Britain

    1867/80: 10 d. red-brown, pl. 1, wmk. Spray of rose, a used horizontal strip of four, marginal from top of the pane with POSTAGE TEN PENCE imprint in margin, of fine fresh colour, neatly cancelled by "SEETHING LANE B.O. / E.C." datestamps in black (June 14, 1872). A charming and rare multiple for the connoisseur Gi = £ 1'600+.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 313 Great Britain

    1867/80: 10 d. red-brown, plate 1, wmk. Spray, used on 1869 single rate (under ½ ounce) cover to Sydney, New South Wales endorsed 'via Marseilles' tied by London duplex (June 18) in black. Sydney arrival on reverse (Aug 7). The cover readdressed to Rockhampton, Queensland and endorsed "Brisbane 6 d. to pay" in red ink manuscript deleted, this charge again raised on arrival at Rockhampton (Aug 23) with "6 d. to pay" at left and "8 d." fee in pencil at top. An unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 314 Great Britain

    1867/80: 10 d. deep red-brown, plate 1, wmk. Spray, a single example used on 1871 registered single rate (6 d. postage + 4 d. registration) entire letter to Arendal, Norway endorsed "via Denmark", tied by "383" obliterator with "Registered / Hull" oval datestamp alongside (April 25) in red. Registered London transit in red below (April 26) and reverse with Christiania transit cds (April 30). A rare and most attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 315 Great Britain

    1867/80: 10 d. deep red-brown, plate 1, wmk. Spray, a vertical pair used on 1870 double rate (over ½ ounce, under 1 oz.) cover endorsed 'via Marseilles' to Dunedin, New Zealand tied by "Glasgow / 159" duplexes in black (May 19). Reverse with London transit cds (May 20) and "Dunedin / Otago" arrival cds (July 14). Envelope with minor edge wear but a scarce franking.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 316 Great Britain

    1867/80: 1 s. green, plate 5, wmk. Spray, a used block of six (3 x 2), all superbly cancelled by "Manchester / Royal Exchange" circular datestamps (March 1, 1872) in black. Charming and scarce multiple Gi = £ 300+.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 317 Great Britain

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    1867/80: 1 s. green, plate 6, wmk. Spray, lettered KB, a used example with variety "Plate Number Doubled" in right tablet, superb and lightly cancelled leaving the variety clear. Scarce. Cert. RPSL (2001) Spec Gi. J106(2)a = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 180.00 CHF

    Lot# : 318 Great Britain

    1867/80: 6 d. mauve, plate 8 and 1 s. green pl. 4, used on 1870 single rate (under ½ ounce) entire letter to Santa Ana, Salvador endorsed 'via Panama', tied by London duplexes (May 16). Carried on the "Elbe" via St. Thomas to Colon. Rated "4 r." (reales) to pay on arrival in blue crayon, with on reverse and displaying well, fine SONSONATE / SALVADOR datestamp (June 18) in black. Central file fold well away from the adhesives, a fine entire: most of this correspondence bear no Salvador markings.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 319 Great Britain

    1867/80: 2 s. deep blue, pl. 1, wmk. Spray, a used block of four lettered HJ/IK, of rich colour, cancelled by "Glasgow / 159" duplexes (June 21, 1872) in black. A particularly fine and scarce multiple Gi J118 = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 320 Great Britain

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    1867/80: 2 s. cobalt, pl. 1, wmk. Spray, lettered GI, a very fine used example tied to 1868 single rate entire letter to Lima, Peru endorsed "p. West Indian Mail, via Southampton", tied by Liverpool / 466 duplex (Dec 16). Single ring British P.O. PANAMA datestamp also on obverse (Jan 7, 1869) in black. London cds in red (Dec 17) on reverse with Lima arrival (Jan 16) in black. The cobalt shade is a very rare stamp on letter. Cert. RPSL (2007) Gi = £ 2'000 off cover.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 321 Great Britain

    1867/80: The used collection on Exhibit leaves and loose with 3 d. rose (14) with plates 4 to 10 including fine pl. 6 with "Azemar" Trial cancel and pl. 8 pair with "Kendal" cds's, covers (5) at 3 d., 4 d., 5 d. and 7 d. rates to France, Germany and Sweden; 6 d. lilac (15) with range of plates and some fine covers (8) to Austria, Italy, from Ireland to Norway (with "3d." credit mark in red), Portugal, Sweden (2, both with "3d." credit marking in red), 9 d. straw with three cds used examples incl. superb "Douglas / Isle of Man", 10 d. red-brown (4) all fine used, 1 s. green (9) with plates 4-7 incl. Plate 5 with "Extended Tail to 5" marginal example, two further marginal examples and a superb "Douglas / Isle of Man" cds example, covers (3) with single frankings to Argentina, Portugal and USA; 2 s. blue (6) incl. one in pale blue, another in cobalt shade (cert. Brandon, 2009) and a rare 2 s. milky blue together with a 2 s. brown with fault; another charming lot in generally fine quality (49 items) Gi = £ 12'500+.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 322 Great Britain

    1872/73: 6 d. deep chestnut, plate 11, wmk. Spray, a used block of eight (2 x 4), lettered BA/EB, of fine rich colour and neatly cancelled by "Newcastle-On-Tyne" circular datestamps (June 14, 1872) in black. Superb and scarce multiple Gi J79(2) = £ 850+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 323 Great Britain

    1872/73: 6 d. grey, plate 12, wmk. Spray, lettered DF, a used example showing variety "Figure 12 on left Doubled", cancelled by obliterator leaving the variety clear. Fine and very scarce Gi J81d = £ 550.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 175.00 CHF

    Lot# : 324 Great Britain

    1872/73: The used collection on Exhibit leaves and loose with 6 d. chestnut (shades) used (11, with both plates) with five being cds used examples and covers including single to Sweden with both Late Fee and "2½d." credit marking in red, 1872 6 d. chestnut pair on cover from Godalming to Cape of Good Hope, and two examples on 1872 entire to Portugal; 6 d. grey (2) with pl. 12 superb cds used and an example on 1874 cover to Messina, a fine lot (11 items) Gi = £ 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 325 Great Britain

    1867/74: 5 s. rose, plate 1, CF and 5 s. pale rose, plate 2, CF, matched pair from both plates with the same lettering, also 5 s. pale rose, plate 1, BJ, all fine used with centrally struck neat cds. Gi = 2'850.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 326 Great Britain

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    1878: 10 s. greenish-grey with wmk. Maltese Cross, FF, centrally cancelled with "BRISTOL MY 9 81" squarred circle datestamp, some minor repairs at left, a good looking stamp. Cert. K. Louis BPP (2021) Gi = £ 3'200.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 327 Great Britain

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    1878: £1 brown-lilac with wmk. Maltese Cross, AE, 'short stamp' from the A-row, minor thin and one perf at the top lengthened, otherweise in a very fresh state of preservation and neatly cancelled with "LONDON E SP 30 80" cds. Cert. K. Louis BPP (2021) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 328 Great Britain

    1882: 5 s. pale rose on blued paper with wmk Anchor, plate 4, EE, cancelled with "CENTRAL TELEGRAPH OFFICE 29 AP 84" cds, minor corner perf. repair at top right and two slight horizontal bends. Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 329 Great Britain

    1882: 5 s. rose on blued paper with wmk Anchor, plate 4, GF, centrally cancelled with "LONDON E.C. MY 25 83" hooded datestamp, corner creases at top and bottom right, some deepened perf. holes at top and one perf. added. Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 330 Great Britain

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    1882: £5 orange on blued Fiscal paper, DJ, cancelled with a perfect strike of "EDINBURGH JA 4 86" cds, with this date confirming the printing on blued Fiscal paper, pressed vertical crease on the left and minor surface rubbing in the left margin and lower left corner incl. a very small repaired area of the frame line, otherwise in a very good state of preservation of that very rare stamp. A photocopy of a similar £5 stamp from the same day is added to the lot. Cert. K. Louis (2021) Gi = £ 12'500.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 331 Great Britain

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    1883: 10 s. grey-green on white paper with wmk. Anchor, FC, neatly cancelled with "GLASGOW AP 16 83" cds, pressed vertical crease invisible from front, otherwise in a very fresh state of preservation. The stamp originally formed a pair with the 10 s., FB, sold by Corinphila in February 2007, lot 1237. Signed Alberto Diena; cert. K. Louis BPP (2021) Gi = £ 4'000.rnProvenance: Marken & Ganzsachenhaus Rudolf Siegel, Berlin, 4th auction, (April 18-22, 1918), lot 1101.
    Starting bid : 700.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 332 Great Britain

    1883: 10 s. grey-green on slightly blued, nearly white paper with wmk. Anchor, CD, attractively cancelled with neat "GLASGOW MY 8 83" cds, skillfully repaired at the bottom Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 333 Great Britain

    1882: £1 brown-lilac on white paper with wmk. Anchor, centrally cancelled with "MANCHESTER YORK ST JA 5 84" cds, skillfully repaired. Gi = £ 7'000
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 334 Great Britain

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    1887/1901: £5 orange on white paper, DL, cancelled with a perfect strike of "MANCHESTER ACCOUNTS 15 JAN 1894" cds, re-perforated at the top, otherwise in a good state of preservation. Cert. K. Louis BPP (2021) Gi = £3'500.rnProvenance: Harmer of London Auction (Nov 18-20, 1968), lot 268.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 335 Great Britain

    1873/80: 2½ d. rosy-mauve, the selection on leaves and loose with plate 2, on blued paper, on scarce 1876 cover to Stockholm, Sweden; white paper wmk. Anchor 2½ rosy-mauve pl. 1 and 2 fine used; wmk. Orb with used examples from pl. 3, pl. 4, pl. 5 incl. cover to Coblenz, pl. 6 (including a cover to Lisbon, Portugal), 7 (with inverted watermark variety), pl. 8 with beautiful "Larbert" cds, piece with six examples, and a cover to Saxony, pl. 9 with cover to Norway, 10 with cover to Coburg, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 with cover to Saxony, 16 (with inverted watermark variety) usage in Constantinople and rare plate 17 with cover to Trieste; an attractive collection (44 items) Gi = £ 2'500+.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 336 Great Britain

    1873/80: 3 d. rose (shades), the Exhibit album page with superb used examples from plate 11 in deep rose, plate 11 in a delightful strip of four cancelled by "Blackpool" cds's plate 12, plate 14 with cover to Copenhagen, plate 15 with "West Hartlepool" cds usage, plate 16, plate 17 with "Colchester" cds usage, plate 18 with "Dover" cds usage, plate 19 and plate 20; together with a cover to Rothschild in Paris bearing plate 15; a charming page (12 items) Gi = £ 1'100++.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 337 Great Britain

    1873/80: 6 d. grey, wmk. Spray, the Exhibit album page and loose with choice used examples from plate 13 with "Dumfries" cds and an example on 1875 cover to Messina; plate 14 in a delightful horizontal strip of four cancelled by "Mark Lane / EC" cds's (cert. RPSL, 1997), plate 15 (4) including a pair on 1876 cover from Windsor to Galle, Ceylon; plate 16, scarce plate 17 with "Buxton" cds usage unusually struck in blue and a single franking of plate 16 on 1880 cover from Haddington via Brindisi to "Ship Berkshire" in Calcutta, India. A charming group Gi = £ 1'250+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 338 Great Britain

    1873/80: 1 s. green, plate 10, wmk. Spray, a used block of four cancelled by "Limerick" circular datestamps (Jan 18, 1875) in black. A superb and scarce multiple Gi J110 = £ 725.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 339 Great Britain

    1873/80: 1 s. green, plate 10, wmk. Spray, a fine used example on 1874 entire letter at single rate (under ½ ounce) to Guatemala endorsed "via Southampton", tied by London duplex (Dec 16) in black. Struck on arrival with handstruck "2" (reales) due marking in blue. File fold well away from the adhesive, a choice and attractive entire to a scarce destination.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 180.00 CHF

    Lot# : 340 Great Britain

    1873/80: 1 s. green and 1 s. orange-brown, wmk. Spray, the Exhibit album page with choice used examples, with 1 s. green from plate 8, plate 9 (2 examples), plate 10 with "Fenchurch St. BO / EC" cds, plate 11 (2, one on cover to Lisbon as single franking, June 1875), plate 12 with "London SW" cds and plate 13 with "Altrincham" cds; together with a delightful example of the rare 1 s. orange-brown, plate 13 very lightly used Gi = £ 1'800+.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 341 Great Britain

    1873/80: 1 s. orange-brown, plate 13, wmk. Spray, a superb used example on 1881 double rate (over ½ ounce, under 1 ounce) cover to Auckland, New Zealand endorsed "via Brindisi" tied by "Glasgow / 159" duplex (May 5). Auckland arrival cds (June 27) on reverse. Minor edge wear to envelope but very scarce, unrecorded in the Brauers census who listed just 16 covers bearing this stamp. Rare Gi = £ 1'800.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 342 Great Britain

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    1873/80: 4 d. vermilion, plate 15, a used vertical pair on 1877 cover from Johnstown, Ireland to Rockhampton, Queensland endorsed "Brisbane" at left, tied by "Thurles / 429" duplexes in black, with reverse showing "Johnstown" despatch cds (July 10) and Rockhampton cds (Sept 7) and thence to "Marlborough" (Sept 10) with arrival in black. The envelope with slight edge wear and trivial aging to adhesives but a rare franking for the single (under ½ ounce) rate. Cert. Dr. Knopke (2003) Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 343 Great Britain

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    1873/80: "Abnormal" 4 d. sage-green, plate 17, wmk. Large Garter upright, lettered FB, a fine used example of this exceptionally rare Plate, cancelled as usual by large part "Bradford / Yorks / 107" duplex in black. Trivial slightly blunted perforation at base mentioned for full accuracy and not detracting from the appearance of this great rarity. Cert. BPA (1956) Gi spec J66 = £ 20'000.rnrnNote: Just 14 examples exist with upright watermark, and the same amount with watermark inverted. From the 28 known examples, most are recorded used in Bradford.
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 344 Great Britain

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    1873/80: 4 d. grey-brown, plate 17, wmk. Large Garter, a fine used example 1881 single rate cover to Belize, British Honduras, tied by "Glasgow / 159" duplex (July 15); with fine BELIZE cds (Aug 12) cds of receipt also on obverse, with London Foreign Branch segmented cds on reverse. The Brauers census records just 13 examples of this stamp on letter. A very rare stamp on letter. Cert. RPSL (1991) Gi = £ 1'800.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 345 Great Britain

    1873/80: Watermark Large Garter: 1876 4 d. vermilion plate 16 fine used with "Slough" cds, 4 d. sage-green, plate 15 fine used with London cds, 4 d. sage-green, plate 16 fine used and an example on 1880 double rate cover with 1880 1 d. venetian red from Newcastle to New York; 1876 8 d. orange, superb lightly used example and a single on 1878 cover from Dublin via Brindisi and Brisbane to Darling Downs, Queensland. A scarce and attractive group Gi = £ 2'675.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 346 Great Britain

    1883 (Jan 1): 3 d. on 3 d. lilac, a fine example used on 1889 registered cover from London to Nürnberg, Germany with 1897 Jubilee 1½ d. dull purple & pale green tied by 'Registered / W.D.O' datestamps (Western District Office), Oxford St. cds (Dec 18) at left. Nürnberg arrival cds on reverse of an unusual combination of issues cover Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 347 Great Britain

    1880/83: The used collection on Exhibit leaves and loose with 2½ d. blue pl. 22 pair on cover, 3 d. rose (6) from pl. 20 and 21 used and pl. 21 in a used block of four and on cover with 1880 2 d. rose to Norway, 3 d. on 3 d. used, 4 d. grey-brown (5) from plates 17 and 18 and 4 d. pl. 18 on cover with 1 d. lilac to the Punjab; 6 d. grey pl. 17 and 18 used, 6 d. on 6 d. lilac used (7) including single franking on 1883 cover to Natal and up-rated with 2½ d. blue to Saxony cancelled "Continental Night Mail"; 1 s. orange-brown (3) from plate 13 and 14 used and rare usage on 1882 postal stationery registered envelope to Natal; generally fine lot with much of interest (25 items) Gi = £ 4'000+.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 348 Great Britain

    1880/83: 6 d. grey, plate 17, wmk. Crown, a used example on 1881 cover to Sir William Robinson, Governor, Perth, Western Australia endorsed "via Brindisi" tied by "Charing Cross WC" squared circle datestamp (Dec 16) in black. An attractive cover, a scarce destination at this date. Ex collection Wally Knox.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 349 Great Britain

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    1880/83: 1 s. orange-brown, plate 13, wmk. Crown, a used horizontal strip of four, lettered OA-OD, each stamp neatly cancelled by "Wrexham" circular datestamp (June 28, 1883) in black. Choice and rare thus. Cert. RPSL (1998) Gi = £ 680+.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 350 Great Britain

    1880/83: 1 s. orange-brown, plate 13, wmk. Crown, used with 6 d. grey pl. 17 and 1880/81 2 d. pale rose on registered 1881 cover at triple rate under 1½ ounces = 1/6 d. + registration of 2 d.) endorsed "via Plymouth" to Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope all tied by "75" obliterator handstamps in blue with corresponding "Birmingham / Registered" cds alongside (Nov 17) also in blue. "Registered Letter Office / Cape Town" arrival (Dec 9) in black adjacent. The envelope with slight trim at left but a rare and very unusual franking.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 351 Great Britain

    1880/81: Collection of the issue on Exhibit leaves with all values from ½ d. to 5 d. fine used including 1½ d. venetian red in a block of four cancelled by "Strone" cds's, ½ d. green on 1883 cover to Denmark, 1 d. venetian red with five examples on 1881 cover cancelled by scarce "Gensing Station Rd / Hastings" squared circle datestamps, 1½ d. venetian red on 2 d. registered postal stationery envelope used from London to Cambridge and an internal 1882 single franking from Malmesbury, single franking of 5 d. indigo used on 1884 cover to Bhuj, India. A fine lot (14 items) Gi = £ 1'300+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 352 Great Britain

    1881: 1 d. lilac pair and 1887 ½ d. vermilion used on 1892 mourning envelope to Halifax, Nova Scotia, the envelope endorsed "Oct 24th at Sea, off Crete, P&O "Hima Pasha", tied in transit with Egyptian "PORT SAID" datestamps (Oct 27) and placed on board French Steamer 'Océanien' with fine strike of circular "LIGNE T / PAQ. FR. No. 4" datestamp (Salles fig. 2141) struck in red. Reverse with Halifax arrival cds (Nov 14). Slight faults at top but an unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 353 Great Britain

    1881 (July-Dec): 1 d. lilac collection on leaves with 14 dots Die I single used on cover from Dorking, 14 dots pair and 1880 ½ d. green on 1881 cover to Finland, 14 dots strip of three used on registered Juror's Citation from Edinburgh; and four covers/cards with Die II usages. A scarce group (11 items) Gi = £ 300+.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 354 Great Britain

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    1883/84: 2 s. 6 d. lilac, wmk. Anchor on blued paper, a fine used example cancelled by "Liverpool & London T.P.O." circular datestamp (Jan 16, 1885). Slightest of surface dust but a very scarce. Cert. Brandon (1997) Gi = £ 1'500.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 355 Great Britain

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    1883/84: 5 s. rose, wmk. Anchor on blued paper, a fine used example cancelled by "Cheltenham" circular datestamp (June 23, 1884). An extremely scarce stamp. Cert. Brandon (2006) Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 356 Great Britain

    1883/84: 2 s. 6 d. lilac, wmk. Anchor on white paper, a used block of four of rich colour, individually cancelled by "Queen's Square / Belfast" cds's (June 6,1893) in black. Choice and very fine Gi K10 = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 357 Great Britain

    1883/84: High Values on white paper, the album page with 2 s. 6 d. lilac (2), one cancelled by "Hull" cds and the other by neat "Doncaster" cds, 5 s. rose (5) with cds usages from "Manchester Telegraphs", "Bradford / Yorks", "Jersey", "Dock St. B.O. / Dundee" and "Maryport"; 10 s. ultramarine in a single (cancelled "Huddersfield P.B.") and a horizontal pair cancelled "Broad Sanctuary" cds's. Condition fine to very fine, a scarce group Gi = £ 3'100+.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 358 Great Britain

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    1883/84: 10 s. cobalt, wmk. Anchor on white paper, lettered KH, a used example of fine delicate colour in this rare shade, cancelled by "Covent Garden B.O. / W.C." circular datestamp (July 5, 1884) in black. A fine example of a very rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1958) Gi = £ 8'250.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 359 Great Britain

    1883/84: 10 s. ultramarine, wmk. Anchor on white paper, a used example of fine fresh colour, centrally cancelled by "Birmingham T.O." circular datestamp (June 25, 1888) in black. An attractive example, a scarce stamp so fine Gi = £ 525.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 360 Great Britain

    1884 (April): £ 1 brown-lilac, wmk. Imperial Crowns, lettered BA, a fine used example, of deep colour, cancelled by "Quayside / Newcastle-On-Tyne" circular datestamp (May 21, 1889) in black. A scarce stamp. Signed Georg Bühler Gi = £ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 361 Great Britain

    1888 (Feb): £ 1 brown-lilac, wmk. Three Orbs, lettered AA, a used example of good colour, cancelled by "Eastbourne" circular datestamp (May 3, 1889) in black. Slight internal wrinkle and a blunted perf. at base not affecting the appearance of a very scarce stamp Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 362 Great Britain

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    1891 (Jan 28): £ 1 green, wmk. Crown, lettered SB, a fine used example of excellent colour, centrally cancelled by "Western District Office / W" circular datestamp (Oct 16, 1893) in black. An attractive and scarce stamp. Cert. Dr. Knopke (2003) Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 363 Great Britain

    1883 (Aug 1): 1½ d. lilac and 3 d. lilac, used on 1885 registered single rate cover to St. Petersburg, Russia tied by "Bath" circular datestamps (Feb 23) in black, thence via London with red transit. Reverse with St. Petersburg arrival datestamps (Feb 15j). A charming cover and an unusual franking, (2½ d. postage + 2 d. registration) addressed to the doyen of early Russian philately Friedrich Andreas Breitfus.rnrnProvenance: Collection Hans Lagerloef, Harmers, New York, Jan 1945.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 364 Great Britain

    1883 (Aug 1): 4 d. dull green, two examples used with 1 s. dull green on 1884 cover to Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast endorsed "per Cameroon via Liverpool", carried at five times single rate (over 1½ ounces and under 2 ounces), neatly tied by "Glasgow / 159" duplexes (May 16) in black. Manuscript '5' in red confirming the rate and the credit amount due to Gold Coast. The stamps without the usual fading, an important cover for the issue in magnificent quality.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 365 Great Britain

    1883 (Aug 1): 'Lilac & Green' Exhibit collection on leaves, with the set of ten values complete fine used incl. an additional scarce 9 d. dull green, all values being cds used; covers (7) with single ½ d. on cover to Denmark, 3 d. lilac on 1885 printed 'Notice of Objection' locally used in Ledbury, 3 d. lilac (3) used with 1881 1 d. lilac on 1885 cover to Hong Kong, pair of 4 d. dull green on 1885 cover to Buenos Aires, 5 d. (bright) dull green on 1884 cover with 1881 1 d. lilac addressed to Modena, 6 d. dull green single franking to Melbourne (18 items) Gi = £ 2'000++.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 366 Great Britain

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    1887/92: Jubilee 2 d. green & scarlet, a fine used example of this scarce shade, very lightly cancelled in black. An elusive stamp. Cert. RPSL Gi = £ 260.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 367 Great Britain

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    1887/92: Jubilee 2 d. green & scarlet, a superb used example of this scarce shade on 1887 Inland Registered Post form, neatly tied "George Street B.O. / Edinburgh" cd in black (Dec 7). Superb and rare. Cert. RPSL (1985).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 368 Great Britain

    1887/92: Jubilee 2½ d. purple on blue, a used example, variety "Watermark Crown Inverted", lightly cancelled by Paddington cds in black. Rare Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 369 Great Britain

    1900 (July 11): Jubilee 1 s. green & carmine, a used block of four of rich bright colour, neatly cancelled by individual strikes of "Sunderland" circular datestamps (March 16, 1901) in black. A rare multiple and most attractive Gi K41 = £ 700.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 370 Great Britain

    1900 (July 11): Jubilee 1 s. green & carmine, a used block of six, a block of four and a single example with 2 d. green & carmine and 6 d. purple on red, used on large part of 1901 parcel to Petersfield, Hampshire from a Soldier in the 1st Oxfordshire Light Infantry serving in South Africa, tied by FIELD POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY S. AFRICA datestamps (Feb 22) in black. A few small imperfections but a remarkable and rare usage, probably the largest usage of the 1 s. green & carmine known on letter Gi K41 = £ 1'400+.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 371 Great Britain

    1897/92: Jubilee issue, the collection on Exhibit leaves and loose, with 1½ d. used with "Horns" variety on value tablet, 3 d. on up-rated stationery env. to Sierra Leone, 4 d. green & brown in an unused block of 16 showing "White 4" flaws, complete unused pane of the 4½ d., 4½ d. green & deep bright carmine used (cert. Brandon, 2002), 5 d. Die I used and Die II on lovely cover to Bern, Switzerland, 6 d. in a used block of eight, 9 d. with superb cds used examples (2), 10 d. with dull purple & deep dull carmine used, cover with 10 d and 6 d. to Denmark at 6 times single rate (rare), 1 s. green in a lovely used block of four cancelled by "Great Yarmouth" cds's etc. Condition very fine throughout (43 items) Gi = £ 2'500+.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 372 Great Britain

    1840: 1d. black Plate 7 letterd PJ, an unused example touched at right and at lower left, some toning in the right margin, nevertheless a desirable stamps. Cert. Eicheke (2015) SG Spec AS 44 = £ 13'000.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 373 Great Britain

    1840: 1 d. black, plate 1a, lettered IG, a used example in a deep shade, fine to large margins all round, used on 1840 cover to Folkingham endorsed 'Paid', tied by neat red Maltese Cross with "Boston" cds of despatch (June 11) at left in black. File fold well away from the adhesive, a delightful cover Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 374 Great Britain

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    1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 1, lettered CA, a used example with large margins all round, cancelled by a nearly complete crisp strike of the Maltese Cross in red. A beauty, Cert. BPA (2021) Gi DS5 = £ 975.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 375 Great Britain

    Crimean War 1855: Cover to Clapham Common, London endorsed "Crimea 8 Jan 55" and "French Packet via Marseilles", franked by 1854 1 d. red-brown, perf. 16 and 2 d. blue, pl. 4, perf. 16 tied on arrival with London '48' numeral obliterators with London arrival cds (Jan 24) on reverse. A fine and scarce cover with fascinating content (only the PS unfortunately) "The returns show that we have upwards of 12'000 sick in the English Army alone! The 23rd have 147 sick at present with the Regt. and we know not how many at Scutari...England has no Troops to replace them, Ministers seem to think that it is sufficient to give a man a Shilling, put a red coat on his back and a musket in his hand and there they have a soldier. We know better. No soldiers under three or four years service is fit for this work. The militia would be better than recruits because they are generally older. I really begin to doubt whether Sebastopol can be taken with our means".
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 376 Great Britain

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    1855 (Dec 24): Envelope from London to Hokianga, New Zealand, bearing 1847-54 Embossed 6 d. dull lilac, wmk 'VR', imperforated, a superb fresh and fine example in a deep shade with good to huge margins all round incl. parts of the upper neighbouring stamp, cancelled by London Inland numeral '16'. Reverse with London despatch cds, obverse with Auckland (April 24, 1856) and Russel (April 27, 1856) transit cds as well as part HOKIANGA arrival datestamp (May ..). Framed "ADVERTISED / UNCLAIMED" handstamp struck alongside. Signed A. Diena. Certs. G. Bolaffi (1979), BPA (2016) Gi = £ 1'900 on cover.rnNote: During the Crimean War, from January 1855 until October 1856 two fleets of Liverpool clippers filled the gap which was due the divertion of vessels from their normal routes, especially those to the Australian colonies. The present cover was transported with ter 'Oliver Lang' of James Baines' Black Ball line, it left Liverpool on January 7th, passed the Cape, and arrived at Melbourne on April 3rd, 1856. The renumeration was half the British postage, i.e. 6 d.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 377 Great Britain

    1858 (July 15): Letter sheet from London to Aleppo, franked with 1855-57 1 s. green, a fresh adhesive tied by bold '23' numeral in barred oval, oval PD in red alongside, thimble "BT LONDON JY - 15 58" despatch cds in blue on reverse. Front struck with French "ANGL. 16 JUIL. 58 AMB. CALAIS" entry cds, reverse with Paris and Marseille transit cds's. Rare arrival "POSTE FRANCAISE D'ALEP" handstamp in blue of the French PO in Aleppo on front. Horizontal file fold, some edge wear and toning, nevertheless a desirable combination of British franking and French arrival handstamp.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 378 Great Britain

    1859/61: Group two fully prepaid covers from the United Kingdom to Corfu incl. 1859 cover from London via Belgium and Prussia bearing 1 s. green (pre-use fold) and 1 d. rose-red for postage and late fee, respectively. Also 1861 cover Torquay via Trieste bearing 6 d. lilac in a horizontal pair with the wing margin cut of at left. Both covers bear the 1852 rate of 1 s. with 4 d. for the UK and Belgium, 4 d. for the German-Austrian Postal Union, and 4 d. for the Lloyd. Some imperfections, nevertheless an interesting duo showing the mail transfer to the Levant via the Prussian railway system and no more via France.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 379 Great Britain

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    1882, 5 s. rose on bluish (fiscal) paper with watermark 'Large Anchor', plate 4, EB, characteristic paler shade as can be seen frequently on printings on blued paper, perfect perforations and centering, neatly cancelled with "LONDON E.C. JY 27 8(?)" hooded datestamp, fine and fresh state of preservation, Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020)  Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 380 Great Britain

    1912 (Sept): 2 s. Booklet with red covers, with two panes of Downey ½ d. green and three panes of 1 d. red, watermark simple cypher, with advertisements for Boots the Chemist, Tyres, Typewriters, Pears Soap etc., some wear at edges otherwise fine and very rare Gi = £ 1'200.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 381 Great Britain

    1912 (Sept): 2 s. Booklet with red covers, with two panes of Downey ½ d. green wmk crwon and three panes of 1 d. red, wmk cypher with advertisements for Boots the Chemist, Tyres, Typewriters, Pears Soap etc., some wear at edges otherwise fine and very rare Gi = £ 1'650.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 382 Great Britain

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    Catalogue# : 58a Var.
    1982: 50 P. Booklet "Paxton's Tower/ Llanarthney Dyfed" with mistrimmed Booklet Panes at 24P and 76P as a pair, with two normal booklets for reference. Rare and unusual pair Mi = € 1'500.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 383 Great Britain

    1841/1952: Interesting Collection hundreds unused/used stamps in mixed quality with Penny Black used, Penny Red unused with original gum, 1854 Embossed 19 d. brown and 1 s. green, two fine cut-square used examples with white margins all round, 1862 3 d. carmine-rose. 6 d. lilac & 9 d. straw as well as 1865-67 9 d. straw & 1 s. green, unused without gum, 1867-80 2 s. brown used with a minute pinhole, 1867-83 10 s. greenish grey used, 1873-80 4 d. vermillion unused with gum, 1883-84 5 s. crimson and 10s. ultramarine unused, £1 QV & KEVII used, 1902 10 s. ultramarine unused, 1913 Seahorses £ 1 unused, , 1929 UPU Congres £1 black unused, also Postage Due and Official Stamps 'Office of Works' 5 d. & 10 d. unused, Army Telegraph set and WWII Channel Islands. Has to bestudied.
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 384 Great Britain

    1841/1998: Collection in three heavy "Parry" Albums of Great Britain, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Man, beginning with some early Victorian issues up to 5/- in somewhat mixed condition. The principal value lies with the post decimalisation mint stamps, many of which are attached by hinges. Face value for GB in the region of GBP300, the face value of the islands is over GBP 450.  
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 385 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1930/1970: British Commonwealth small lot mainly KGVI and QEII containg some 35 covers and a large stockbook with Aden to 10Rp SG 16/27 used on pieces, Hongkong 103/108FDC. Among the covers many island colonies including G&E, Pitcairn, Solomon, but also Airmail to Switzerland. 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 386 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1950/70c: Lot hundreds unused definitive and commemorative issues primarily from the QEII period, incl. Great Britain with 1955/58 Castles, Nigeria, New Hebrides, Nyasaland, New Zealand, Virgin Islands, Trinidad, Cyprus, Australia, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia, Seychelles, Kuwait, Somaliland, Singapore, Malaya, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Kenya, Malta, Montserrat amongst many others, in three albums.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 387 Great Britain

    1840/1936: Used Collection with two Uniform Penny Post entires (Jan 1840), fine 1 d. Mulready wrapper used with black Maltese Cross, 1844 usage of Mulready 2 d. wrapper, 1840 1 d. black used (19) incl. Plates 1a complete to Plate 11 lettered SE (signed Pröschold), pl. 5 'Matched Paid' with 1 d. red, 1 d. black 5 used with 1844 numeral cancel (cert.) and a further example, 1840 2 d. blue used (3), 1841 1 d. red imperf. with 'Numbers in Cross' set complete 1-12, 1 d. red imperf. cancelled in red (2), the 1841 2 d. blue imperf. with 'Numbers in Cross' set complete 1-12; 1841 2 d. used range incl. a strip of six, 1858/79 1 d. reds incl. pl 225 used, 1848/54 Embossed 6 d. (2), 10 d. (4) and 1 s. (2), 1870 bantam ½ d. set of plates complete, Surface printed near complete with all plates and some fine cds used examples, 1880 2 s. brown used (2), 1867/68 5 s. rose pl. 1 used (3, one cancelled by 'Valparaiso / Paid' cds), 5 s. rose pl. 2 (2), 10 s. greenish-grey, wmk. Maltese Cross used with Glasgow cds, £ 1 brown-lilac, wmk. Maltese Cross with superb 'Camden Road B.O.' cds, 1882/83 5 s. rose pl. 4 used, 10 s. grey-green used, £ 1 brown-lilac used and £ 5 orange on white paper (2), with a delightful example used in Hereford; 1883/84 with 10 s. ultramarine (3), £ 1 brown-lilac wmk. Crowns (2), £ 1 brown-lilac wmk. Orbs, 1891 £ 1 green, 1902 set to £ 1 green, 1910 £ 1 green, 1913 Seahorses set of four with duplication and fine £ 1 green, 1929 PUC with rare 2½ d. Inverted watermark (signed Pröschold) and £ 1 black used (2), a splendid lot of high catalogue value.
    Starting bid : 12,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 17,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 388 Great Britain

    1859/71: Lot five covers from the United Kingdom to Constantinople, two of them franked in the 1852 rate with 1 s. postage and 1 d. late fee, endorsed via Trieste or Marseilles; three covers in the 1870 6 d. rate with one despatched on July 29, 1870 only four days after the introduction of the new rate, one as double rate cover with four examples of 3 d. carmine-rose. Also one cover from Constantinople to London with oval barred 'C' obliterator on 6 d. lilac. Lot includes also a falsified envelope from Hamburg to Victoria with extremely rare Trieste rate handstamp '15 / 52' but with the franking 'renewed'.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 389 Great Britain

    British Levant 1869 (Jan 20): Letter sheet from Constantinople to London, franked with 1867-80 1 s. deep green plate 4 with wing margin at left, a fresh adhesive tied by light 'C' in barred oval, reverse with "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE JA 20 69" despatch cds in blue. Front with "LONDON PAID 28 JA 69" arrival cds in red. Lightest horizonal file fold, nevertheless an appealing cover.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 390 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1893 (Feb 25): "40 PARAS" on GB ½ d. vermilion, a fine unused block of four of excellent colour, fresh and fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. An extremely rare stamp in a multiple. Signed Herbert Bloch.rnCertificates Fiecchi (1953), BPA (2020) Gi = £ 1'700+.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 391 Great Britain

    1937/62: Field Francis J. Lot 236 numbers of the Airmail magazine 'The Aero Field', a monthly publicatioon regarding all aspects of the airmail philately incl. first flight dates, special cancellations, new books, photos, maps showing flight routes and much more, all arranged in a box.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 392 New South Wales

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    1850 (Aug): Sydney View 1 d. dull carmine on greyish paper, Plate II, a used example (Row 3, stamp 5 / position 15) thus showing the "Without Clouds" variety, with huge even margins all round, tied to 1851 local Sydney cover by oval of bars obliterator in black, the cancellation leaving the variety clear. Framed "6 / O CLOCK" marking alongside and reverse with "SYDNEY / ♚ / NEW SOUTH WALES" circular datestamp in black (Feb 24). Cover #74 in the Census. An exceptional and extremely fine usage, the finest of but two recorded thus - the other, ex Frajola, had the 'No Clouds' obliterated by the cancellation. An exhibition item of the highest quality. Signed Holcombe. Cert. BPA (2012).rnProvenance: H.R.Harmer, London, 19 May 1930, lot 122; Harmers, New York, 13 Nov 1980; Christie's, London, 24 April 1990, lot 847; Millenium, Sydney, 7 Nov 2012, lot 80.rn 
    Starting bid : 15,000.00 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 393 South Australia

    1855: Perkins Bacon 1 d. dark green, used with 1856/58 Adelaide printing  2 d. red and 1 s. orange in a horizontal pair, margins large to just shaved in places, used on 1858 piece cancelled in black. Reverse with of piece with 'Manchester' arrival cds (Aug 9, 1858). A delightful three colour mixed issue usage. Ex collection Mursell Gi = £ 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF
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