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    Lots 1-107 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 108-123 Literature and Supplies
    Lots 124-187 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 188-425 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
    Lots 426-560 United Kingdom
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General, 14 May 2001                                     Page 2                             Estimate £.

Collections and Mixed Lots.
                                                                                                                        Estimate (pounds sterling)

 1   Ideal Album with stamps from early to 1914-15. Album in decent used condition, containing
      about 3,500 stamps. Although a remainder collection, there are many useful stamps to be seen
      (it would appear that the collection has been picked and added to). Commonwealth is clearly
      stronger than Foreign, and includes many stamps catalogued in pounds, and some in £10s
      (e.g. Canada 1897 ½c, 5c, 10c u., 2c m.m., Cayman 1935-36 short set to 2/- m.m., Gold Coast,
      New Brunswick, Newfoundland, U.K., etc.) Condition varies, but on the whole good/fine.         ..        ..        £240.
 2     The continuation Ideal volume 2 to the above, with stamps 1915-30. Similar to the first
      volume in range, content, and quality. Again with numerous better stamps, especially in
      the Commonwealth. (c.2,200+)         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        ..        £100.
 3     Two-volume collection in Rapkin Movaleaf albums, with nothing noticed after 1940. Best
      value is in Commonwealth, where there is Australia 1935 Jubilee 2/- fair used pair, Canada
      1864 2c g.u., UK 1840 1d black (4-margin), other reasonable UK, and other useful odds
      throughout. Foreign, while of less value, still shows good coverage. (1,000s, some covers)       ..        ..          £80.
 4     Small box with an accum./stock in packets and on stockcards of many world countries.
      Although nothing seen of high value, little is the material most commonly seen, and most
      seems to be fine. Some areas duplicated. (100s)         ..         ..         ..         ..        ..        ..           ..        ..          £55.
 5     World remainder colln. in old Whitfield King Standard album. Commonwealth and selected
      foreign (e.g. USA) are heavily picked – most interest in 19th century Europe. (c.1,900+)         ..        ..          £55.
 6 Large box with stamps in biscuit tin (UK pre-decimal mint), long box (world off-paper),
  shoebox (UK decimal used commems), small box (UK bundleware), exercise book (slogan
  postmarks), plus some dupl. UK FDCs, IoM pres. packs, PHQ cards, four empty cover
  albums, and others. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 7 Three large stockbooks with a wide-ranging accumulation of world stamps of most periods.
  Majority are Commonwealth KG6 to modern but also mixed earlier Commonwealth, misc.
  foreign countries. (Many 100s) .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 8 A hefty Scott International printed album (mainly 1950s-60s) with about 2,500 world stamps.
  Mainly fairly standard with some a bit better.  .. .. .. 35.
 9 Large flat box with; six albums/folders of world stamps, 1995 Commonwealth catalogue,
  thousands of stamps in loose packets, a bundle of mixed covers, etc. .. .. 32.
 10 Medium carton with a collector’s remainders. Includes a moderate little collection of Austria,
  some early binders, small lots of France and Syria, mixed world covers (largely commercial),
  loose stamps, pages, and odds. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. 30.
 11 Small stockbook with a mixture of world stamps. A fair number of less usual are included,
  as well as the standard material. Nothing very modern, and a wide mix. (c.600+)  30.
 12 Improved album very well-filled with all-world stamps. Includes a penny black (fair) on large
  piece, and other early issues. Majority are early to middle, with just a few modern. (c.2,300) 26.
 13 Medium box with mainly modern used in two stockbooks (one contains a stock of Nether-
  lands and Colonies), a file/folder (of countries D and E), a junior album, stockpages, loose
  pages, etc. (c.3,000+) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 14 Three albums of mainly used world stamps (often duplicated, strength around 1960s), an
  album of mixed covers etc., a folder of Kenya FDCs 1968-72, and various others. (1,000s) 24.
 15 Cromwell album with a range of about 1,100 world stamps. Has a 3-margin penny black on
  large piece, earlies of other countries. Mainly early to middle periods, and a few modern.  24.
 16 Medium box with five albums of world stamps (strength in Commonwealth), loose in packets
  inc. bulk UK, some pages, etc. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. 24.
 17 Carton with various material – two junior albums, odd loose in tins, aged catalogues, etc. 20.
 18 Old folder with a mix of postal stationery (c.20), p.stat. cut-outs (70+), some fiscals/revenues,
  etc. Some stuck down. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 19 Stockbook with a range of about 1,300 mixed world stamps. Much is common or cheap but
  there is a worthwhile sprinkling of some less often seen (best is USA 1922-32 25c m.m.) 20.
 20 A similar lot though with a generally different range. (c.1,300) .. .. 18.
 21 Cardboard box containing; two smaller boxes with thousands of world stamps sorted into
  envelopes, a box-file with some mixed covers, etc., and a few other loose odds and ends. 15.
 22 Box with about 2kg+ of modern world kiloware. No UK apparent. .. .. 15.
 23 A long box with about 350g net weight of world (no UK seen) off-paper. .. 15.
 24 A similar lot, of about 240g net. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 25 A similar lot, of about 230g net. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 26 Little tubs with mixes of  C’wealth (300+), Spain (100+), USA (400+), India (200), Australia
  (140), and UK (700 Machins, 450 others), mixed foreign (1,500), and S.Africa (1,500). 12
 27 A suitcase packed with generally quite cheap contents in bulk. Loose stamps, pages, covers,
  kiloware, and other things. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. 10.
 28 A shoebox of UK and Foreign 1960s-90s covers and cards (c.200), a little old junior album,
  and a few open packets of Showgard strips. .. .. .. .. 7.
 29 Small box with about 400 used world stamps, all in blocks or strips. .. .. 4.
 

The next eight lots are a clearance of some of our own old shop stock. These are the unsolds 
  of our priced album pages, split into suitable bundles. Each page is priced and bagged. Our 
  pages are viewed by most to be reasonably priced (although these are of course the ones which 
  have not sold ….. !)
 30 Commonwealth; 122 pages, priced at £275. .. .. .. .. 70.
 31 Foreign; Europe and a little Overseas, 82 pages, priced at £240. .. .. 60.
 32 United Kingdom; pre-decimal period. Approx.255 pages, PTSA £400. Almost entirely QE 
  commems and defins, with just a few earlier. .. .. .. .. £100.
 33 United Kingdom; 275 pages of pre-decimal defins and commems, PTSA £470.  £120.
 34 United Kingdom; 52 pages of QE pre-decimal, all with covers (usually first day) and many 
  with stamps also. PTSA £165. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 35 United Kingdom; 182 pages of decimal issues, PTSA £140. .. .. 35.
 36 United Kingdom; 48 pages of decimal commemorative sets (generally good/fine/very fine 
  used, and usually priced at about half catalogue), PTSA £90. .. .. 24.
 37 Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey; 38 pages (mainly IoM, many sets), PTSA £150.  40.
The following ten lots are remainder club exchange books dating back a number of years. On 
  the whole, stamps seem to be priced sensibly. Descriptions state the country or area covered, 
  the number of books, and the total of the remaining marked prices. 
 38 World; eight books, PTSA £75. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 39 Americas; 4 books, PTSA £83.90, early to modern. .. .. .. 20.
 40 Asia; 2 books, PTSA £34.20. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 41 Commonwealth; 7 books, PTSA £56., strength in India, Australia, Africa. .. 10.
 42 Europe; 7 books, PTSA £272., mainly used, good proportion of pre-1960. .. 50.
 43 Europe; 14 books, PTSA £111. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 44 Foreign; 8 books, PTSA £84.50, mainly used (m.m. in places) .. .. 20.
 45 Middle East; 3 books, PTSA £30., with Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria. 10.
 46 Netherlands; one book, PTSA £101., early to modern inc. Neth. Indies. (Some overpriced) 15.
 47 North America; 4 books, PTSA £63. .. .. .. .. 15.
 48 United Kingdom; 5 books, PTSA £60., mostly QE plus some KG6. .. .. 10.

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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 49 British Commonwealth; Imperial Album vol.1 (2nd edition, to 1928) with quite a reasonable
  mint and used remainder collection. Condition generally good/fine though some with faults.
  Total catalogue (by Simplified) approx.£1,835., some higher figures for Australia, Barbados,
  Canada, Egypt, Grenada, India & States, Mauritius, NZ, Samoa, and S.Leone. (c.1,600) £150.
 50 --; 1928-36 m. & u. colln. in Imperial Album vol.2 (2nd edition). Has been picked, but
  generally clean and fine, and with numerous medium-value stamps. Companion volume to
  the previous lot. Catalogue (by Simplified) approx.£306. Biggest values in Australia,
  Canada/Newfoundland, and South Africa. (275). .. .. .. 30.
 51 --; 1937-53 mainly fine m.m. colln. in four junior albums, almost entirely comprising stamps
  bought as new issues on a service taking values up to 1/- or 2/-. Most of the complete sets are
  commem sets (e.g. omnibus issues – the 1949 album appears later as lot 64), and defins are
  usually short sets. (Several 100s)  .. .. .. .. £100.
 52 --; an interesting selection of items on stockcards, almost all of which are of the standard to
  almost make it as individual lots. Most however, are either good stamps with small faults,
  or m.m. where u.m. might be preferred, just a little too cheap, or sets with one or two poorer,
  or whatever. Most stamps are cat. in pounds, some in tens – total cat. possibly £700+ ? (c.200) 75.
 53 --; seln. on a few stockcards of mainly earlier stamps inc. a number of Malaya, North Borneo,
  a few Papua, and odd others. High catalogue. (64) .. .. .. 45.
 54 --; medium stockbook with a range of mainly used QV to KG6 of various countries. Perhaps
  just under half are UK. (c.350) .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 55 --; old album with almost 1,300 different – wide range of countries. .. .. 10.
 56 --; South Georgia 2000 Penguins set in u.m. fourblocks, plus 4 different modern miniature
  sheets (Alderney, Ascension, Tuvalu u.m., Malta f.u.) .. .. .. 5.
 57 --; Africa; stockbook stuffed full of mainly modern used. About half or so is South Africa,
  but many other countries also present. (c.2,500) .. .. .. 18.
 58 --; --; mixed countries in stockbook inc. some early issues (c.600) .. .. 8.
 59 --; Asia; stockbook with mixed India, some Indian States, Ceylon, and others. (c.450) 5.
 60 --; Australasia; a few pages with some New South Wales (31) and New Zealand (7). Some
  useful NZ Chalons etc. S.t.c.£500. .. .. .. .. 35.
 61 --; Omnibus; 1935 Silver Jubilee sets for Barbados, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, Ceylon, India,
  Leeward, Morocco Agencies (French), and St. Kitts-Nevis. Cat.£81., mainly fine m.m./l.m.m.,
  but a few with faults/toning. .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 62 --; --; 1935 S.Jubilee sets of Ascension, Falkland Is., and St. Helena, l.m.m./m.m., cat.£92. 22.
 63 --; --; 1937 Coronation complete (202) in printed album m.m. (some a bit too heavily
  mounted). (Cat.£120. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 64 --; --; 1949 UPU virtually complete m.m. in small album (missing Bahawalpur (8) and
  French New Hebrides). (Cat.£308. for u.m.) Also about 100 other m.m. stamps of the same
  period in short sets.  .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 65 --; --; 1977 Silver Jubilee collection of 56 illus FDCs (part sets of stamps) in album. 7.
 66 Africa; two stockbooks with ranges of Belgian Congo 1886-1960 (595, 1 m.s.), Ruanda-
  Urundi 1916-60 (233), Congo Republic/Zaire 1960-70 (146), Burundi 1962-67 (152), Ruanda
  1962-65 (110, 4 m.s.), and Katanga (14). The largest numbers are of common/cheap stamps,
  but good representation also of medium and better values inc. some not often seen. 50.
 67 --; m. & u. ranges of Gabon (94), Mali (18), Central African Republic (150, 1 m.s.), mainly
  1960s/70s. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 68 Americas; S. & C.America, and USA, in stockbook (c.500) .. .. 5.
 69 Europe; large stockbook with Belgium and Colonies, Luxembourg, and Netherlands and
  Colonies. All used, and generally the only duplication is where there are shades etc. Many
  individual stamps of higher cat. price. S.t.c.£1,010. (c.1,100+) .. .. 80.
 70 --; Eastern European mix in stockbook, early to modern. (c.300) .. .. 5.



General, 14 May 2001   Page 5    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 71 Foreign; small seln. on a few stockcards, with Allenstein opt. set, trimmed-down Belgium
  1936 Charleroi m.s., a few Egypt, Netherlands, forgeries of Belgium and of North Ingerman-
  land, etc. (41) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 72 Latin America; mainly used in seven old German approval books. Strength in 19th and early
  20th centuries. (2,000+) .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 73 South America; small box with about 100 packets containing duplicated singles, strips, and
  blocks, either u.m. or c.t.o. Mainly 1960s, of Argentina, Bolivia, and Ecuador. (100s) 15.
 74 Thematic; Aircraft; packet with about 200 different, mainly modern c.t.o. .. 4.
 75 --; Automobiles; packet with about 200 different motor cars etc., mainly modern c.t.o. 4.
 76 --; Birds; packet with about 300 different, mainly modern c.t.o. .. .. 6.
 77 --; Insects; packet with about 200 different (no butterflies or moths), mainly modern c.t.o. 4.
 78 --; Railways; packet with about 200 different, mainly modern c.t.o. .. .. 4.
 79 --; Ships; m. & u. mixture in stockbook, inc. many sailing vessels. (c.250, 3 m.s., 2 FDCs) 15.
 80 --; --; interesting collection in album of Sailing Ships of the Royal Navy. Generally fairly
  inexpensive stamps, but written-up with historical/technical information. (213, 3 covers) 30.
 81 --; --; packet with about 200 different ships and boats, mainly modern c.t.o. .. 4.
*     --; see also Souvenir Collections (following), and similar under USA.
 82 Perfins; mixed packet of about 175 non-UK, various countries. .. .. 10.
*     --; see also UK Perfins.
 83 Souvenir Collections; 1975-76 International Tributes to America’s Bicentennial colln. of
  illus unaddressed FDCs in printed album, often just part sets. (88) .. .. 15.
 84 --; 1984-85 International Tributes to the History of Flight box with 50 covers (mainly USA
  stamps, some others), each with encapsulated stamp (USA and others) in design at left. 12.
 85 --; 1985 colln. of world Audubon birds stamps on 78 illus. unaddressed FDCs, in binder. 20.
 86 Covers; 1997-98 collection in souvenir album (Danbury Mint) Official International
  Tributes to Diana, Princess of Wales, with single stamps per cover. (105 covers)  24.
*     --; see also individual countries for British FPOs, etc., USA, and U.K.

The following twelve lots are sorted from a large accumulation of covers. All sorts are
  included, to the exclusion (we think) of anything of value. Majority are 1980s-90s, with
  earlier also. Mainly commercial, but also some first day/philatelic. Mixed quality.
 87 Asia; (73) includes China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, etc. .. .. 5.
 88 Australia; (217) mainly airmail to Scotland, fair mix of stamps. .. .. 8.
 89 British Commonwealth; (334) excludes Australia, Canada, New Zealand, S.Africa, UK. 12.
 90 Canada; (183) majority airmail to Scotland. .. .. .. .. 6.
 91 Europe; excluding France and Germany (c.450) .. .. .. 12.
 92 France; (64) .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 93 Germany; (143) .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 94 New Zealand; (68) .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 95 Overseas; mixed seln. of S. & C.America (19), U.N. (9), M.East (36), others (9)  4.
 96 South Africa; (70) .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 97 United Kingdom; huge quantity in carton, mainly commercial, some poor first day, etc.
  (weight of covers approx. 7kg) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 98 United States of America; (447) mainly airmail to Scotland. .. .. 7.

*     Forgeries; see Afghanistan.
 99 Cinderella; stockbook with a useful and varied mixture of mainly revenues, from a wide mix
  of countries (inc. some numbers of USA and UK), some dupl. (c.500). Also some Venezuela
  postage stamps. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 100 --; varied and interesting seln. of 27 different advertising/propaganda labels, etc.  6.
*    ? --; see also Afghanistan, Germany, Norway, Sweden.
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General, 14 May 2001   Page 6    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
101 Literature; Billig’s Philatelic Handbook Volume 8. More than half is devoted to a study of
  the posts of Thurn and Taxis by EF Hurt. Sections also on Swedish post offices, and a few
  other subjects. New York, 1948. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 102 --; Billig’s Philatelic Handbook Volume 15. Entire book is Distinguishing Characteristics of
  Classic Stamps – Description of reprints, postal forgeries, differences of types, watermarks,
  papers, colors, separations, gum, etc. – Europe 19th Century (Except Old German States), by
  Hermann Schloss, 1951. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 103 --; mixed box with various 1990s catalogues (inc. Ceres France, Zumstein Switzerland,
  Sakura and JSDA Japan, Facit Scandinavia, Vlastos Greece), and some others. (14) 14.
 104 --; Connoisseur Catalogue of Machin Stamps and Decimal Definitives 10th Edition (1995). 3.
 105 --; The Postal History of the Naval and R.A.F. Postal Services by E.B. Proud, 1992. 6.
 106 --; Hong Kong and The Treaty Ports by Arthur White, 1981 (cover marked), and The Crown
  Colony of Wei Hai Wei by Goldsmith and Goodwyn, 1985. .. .. 8.
 107 --; Dotted Circle Postmarks of Scotland by Scottish Postmark Group, 1962. And another. 5.
108 Supplies (New); five packets (of 100 each) of SG Standard size interleaving (retail £39.75) 12.
 109 --; Lighthouse LZW4/16 stockbook (16-page, white, clear strips), and SG ref.2688 stockbook
  (31-page, white, glassine strips). Appear unused (retail £21. and £17.95) .. 20.
 110 --; between 1 and 4 packets each of Lighthouse mounts (black background strips) of sizes
  between 24mm and 52mm. Total retail £63.75 (21 packets total) .. .. 30.
 111 --; between 1 and 4 packets each of Lighthouse mounts (black background strips) of sizes
  70mm to 92mm. Total retail £35. (10 packets) .. .. .. 18.
 112 --; between 2 and 5 packets each of Lighthouse black background block sizes (5 different
  sizes, 19 pkts. total). Total retail £66.50 .. .. .. .. 30.
 113 --; packets of Hawid (or SG Hawid) black background strip sizes 21mm, 27½mm (2), 33mm,
  36mm, 41mm, 48mm, and a packet of block 160?120mm. Total retail £30.40. Also a lamp
  thing (second-hand) of undecided purpose ! .. .. .. .. 15.
 114 Supplies (Second-Hand); bundle of 110 black stockcards, each 218?111mm, with two clear
  strips, punched two-hole at left. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 115 --; bundle of 120 black stockcards, each 165?108mm with two clear strips (some strips loose) 3.
 116 --; bundle of 140 black stockcards, each 215?114mm with one clear strip (65mm deep). 6.
 117 --; a similar lot, of 130. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 118 --; six good second-hand SG Standard springback binders – black (current retail £19.95 each
  = £119.70) (Fits Senator Std., Simplex Std, Windsor, Nubian, etc.) .. .. 28.
 119 --; five good second-hand SG Senator Standard binders – green (current retail  = £99.75) 24.
 120 --; five good second-hand SG Senator Standard binders – 3 black and 2 green (ret.£99.75) 24.
 121 --; New Imperial album (for issues 1840-1936) in two volumes in very good second-hand
  condition. There are some stamps included, but of low value. .. .. 26.
 122 --; ten packets of mixed Hawid/Showgard/Prinz mounts – strips and blocks. About half have
  been opened, but with fair number of mounts remaining.  .. .. 5.
 123 --; Borek hingeless album for Great Britain 1971-82 (in German), with slipcase.  5.

  Non-Philatelic Items
 124 Autographs; 1937 plain postcard posted Menai Bridge to Dunbartonshire, with handwritten
  message from, and signed by, Evelyn Waugh.  .. .. .. 20.
 125 Banknotes; 100 different world cheap modern notes, all unc., plus a 1939 France 5f with
  manuscript note for D-Day Normandy. Also a few cheap pennies. .. .. 15.
 126 --; Scotland; British Linen Bank 1962 £20 overprinted SPECIMEN in very fine condition.  50.
 127 --; --; National Bank of Scotland; 1955 £5 note, F/VF. .. .. .. 15.
 128 --; --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 129 --; --; Union Bank of Scotland; 1940 £5 note, good condition (moderate wear). .. 15.



General, 14 May 2001   Page 7    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued. (Non-Philatelic Items)
 130 Cigarette Cards; a collection in a box. A wide mix between some complete sets, other sets
  fairly complete, and some series with only a small number of odds. Mixed companies, and
  some sets seldom seen. Quality varies, from poor to fine, though overall generally about
  average. (1,000+) .. .. .. .. .. .. £150.
 131 --; box of apparently all sets on pages, mainly some of the commoner series (but not all).
  Players (9 diff. sets), Wills (15 diff. sets), and others (2 sets). Mainly good/fine.  90.
 132 --; three sets of Players Uniforms of the Territorial Army, six sets of Wills Life in the Royal
  Navy, and three other Wills sets, all duplicates to the previous lot. .. .. 22.
 133 --; a couple of old albums with sets of Wills Historic Events (1 missing), Roses (1st and 2nd),
  Musical Celebrities, Old English Garden Flowers (1st and 2nd), Arms of Companies, and
  Alpine Flowers.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 134 --; a seln. of modern sets of Doncella (4 sets + 1 dupl. set), Embassy (1 set), Grandee (1 set),
  and two anonymous. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 135 Coins; an assortment - a range of UK, just a few foreign, a non-guaranteed Roman silver
  coin, and a 1959 National Commercial £1. note. .. .. .. 12.
 136 --; UK and world mix in biscuit tin (over 5kg net weight). .. .. 15.
 137 --; cloth bank bag with a world mix of mainly quite modern low value coins. Some UK, and a
  varied assortment of others. Approx.4kg. .. .. .. .. 10.
 138 --; wooden box with over 6kg of mixed world coins. Some quantities of common duplicated
  low denominations (UK ½d and 1d included), various others also. .. .. 10.
 139 --; seln. of 19th and early 20th Century coins of various countries (70)  .. 7.
 140 --; China; nine mixed “cash”-type coins, various sizes and designs (circular with square holes)
  "as is".  .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 141 --; U.K.; 1819 George III Shilling showing the “9” over “6” variety, about VF (reverse), EF
  (obverse). Very scarce – not a commonly known variety.  .. .. 60.
 142 --; --; sixteen of the 1968 First Decimal Coins folders. .. .. .. 4.
 143 --; --; 1970, 1971, 1972, and 1982 Proof Sets, cat.£59. .. .. .. 18.
 144 --; --; 1983 and 1989 Proof Sets, cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 15.
 145 --; --; 1989 £2 Claim of Right and Bill of Rights silver proofs in box, cat.£40. .. 15.
 146 --; --; Crowns; selection comprising 1819 G/F, 1821 F, 1887 VF, 1889 VF, 1890 VF, 1935,
  1965, 1972 (4 + proof), 1977 (2 + proof), and an 1887 double-florin EF.  .. 40.
 147 --; --; Halfcrowns; 1816-1967 useful collection comprising (all different dates) George III
  (3, G-F), George IV (2, G-VF), William IV (2, poor), QV (17, G-EF), KE7 (6, G-EF, inc.
  1903 G, 1907 EF), KG5 (24, G-EF, inc. 1925 and 1930), KG6 (15, EF-Unc), and QE (15,
  VF-Unc). Also 5 duplicates.  .. .. .. .. .. £200.
 148 --; --; Florins; 1887-1964 collection on a few pages, of QV (3), KE7 (4), KG5 (10), KG6
  (13), and QE (7). Some fine and useful included. .. .. .. 35.
 149 --; --; Shillings; 1745-1966 collection on pages. Good runs of dates from 1877 onwards, the
  earlier more scattered. Condition ranges from good to uncirculated – many are of the quality
  one might expect, but a worthwhile number are better than average. (133, mainly different) 75.
 150 --; --; Sixpences; 1708-1967 collection on pages inc. 1758 EF, 1787 VF. Patchy range up to
  1909, then more complete. Most in good condition for the period, some above average (79).
  Also a smaller seln. of silver (22) and brass (11) threepences.  .. .. 32.
 151 --; --; Silver; 1840 4d EF, 1915 1/- VF, 1916 1/- VF, 1820 5/- G/F, and 1897 5/- F. (5 coins) 26.
 152 --; --; Coppers; 1825 ¼d F+, 1773 ½d F/VF (cat.£40/£110), 1936 ½d almost unc., 1863 1d
  EF/unc., 1879 1d VF/EF, 1891 1d VF, 1895 1d EF, 1897 1d BU, 1936 1d BU, 1948 1d BU,
  and 1950 1d F. (11 coins) .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 153 --; --; 39 things that look like UK pound coins. .. .. .. 5.
 154 --; U.S.A.; presentation box with 1923 (2), 1925, 1928, and 1935 Peace silver dollars. (5) 24.
 155 --; --; 1924 Peace silver dollar, about VF. .. .. .. .. 5.



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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued. (Non-Philatelic Items)
 156 Literature (Collectables); I’ll be Seeing You – World War II Through Its Picture Postcards
  by Tonie and Valmai Holt, 1987 (£14.95) .. .. .. .. 5.
 157 Literature (Non-Collectables); Qatar published by the Qatar Ministry of Information (1970s ?) 2.
 158 --; Himalayan Climber by Doug Scott, 1992 ($35) . Super illustrations ! (One page damaged.) 3.
 159 Maps; large double-page map (537mm ? 409mm) taken from The Universal Atlas of 1893,
  of Spain and Portugal. .. .. .. .. .. 2.
 160 --; a similar double-page map of Hanover, Schleswig-Holstein and Lesser North German
  States (cut along centre fold). .. .. .. ..  2.
 161 --; a similar double-page map of European Russia. .. .. .. 2.
 162 --; a similar double-page map of Africa (General Map) (some interesting vague borders). 2.
 163 --; a similar double-page map of United States (General Map), plus single-page maps of
  United States, Western, and United States, North-Eastern (still joined).  .. 2
 164 --; single page map (408mm ? 269mm) taken from The Universal Atlas of 1893, of Holland
  (The Netherlands). .. .. .. .. .. .. 2.
 165 --; a similar single-page map of Greece. .. .. .. .. 2.
 166 --; a similar single-page map of The Caucasus.  .. .. 2.
 167 --; a similar single-page map of Canada, Eastern.  .. .. 2.
 168 --; a similar single-page map of Canada, Western (in two sections). .. .. 2.
 169 --; a similar single-page map of Egypt. .. .. .. .. 2.
 170 --; a similar single-page map of South Africa.  .. .. .. 2.
 171 --; a similar single-page map of Victoria and New South Wales. .. .. 2.
 172 --; a similar single-page with three maps – Cuba and Jamaica, and Hayti, Puertorico and the
  Virgin Islands, and The Lesser Antilles and Trinidad. .. .. .. 2.
 173 --; four similar single-page maps of France (NW, NE, SW, SE) .. .. 3.
 174 --; similar single page with two maps; Constantinople and the Sea of Marmara and Ethno-
  graphic Map of the Balkan Peninsula. .. .. .. .. 2.
 175 Medallions; Kirkcaldy commemorative medallions for 1897 Queen Victoria’s Jubilee (silver
  coloured base metal); and similar smaller for 1902 Coronation (copper colour). .. 6.
 176 --; Kinghorn commem. medallions (silver-coloured base metal) for 1902 Coronation and for
  1935 Jubilee. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 177 --; a similar Kinghorn medallion for 1902 Coronation only. .. .. 3.
 178 --; souvenir medallion for The Great War, and another for Edward 8th’s Coronation. 5.
 179 --; 1936 souvenir medallion for King Edward 8th’s Coronation. .. .. 3.
 180 Photo-View Wallets; bag of mixed packs of views, middle/modern, mainly foreign. (c.40) 4.
 181 Postcards; two shoeboxes of mixed mainly quite recent cards, UK and foreign (probably
  mainly foreign), mainly used. (60cm = estimated 1,500) .. .. .. 12.
 182 --; a similar lot (but probably mainly UK). .. .. .. .. 10.
 183 --; Austria; box of mainly fairly modern used cards (c.200) .. .. 4.
 184 --; Scotland; three different unused sepia cards of St. Kilda; Landing Stores at St. Kilda,
  Borreray and Stacks, St. Kilda, and Lovers’ Stone, St. Kilda. Each has Ferguson’s violet
  cachet (rectangle with chamfered corners) on reverse ST. KILDA/19 AUG.1933. .. 24.
 185 --; Switzerland; shoebox of mainly middle to modern used cards (c.300+) .. 5.
 186 --; Silks; five WW1-period silk cards, inc. one R.A.F. (creased), Scottish flag and thistle
  (minor tone spots), etc.; also one more modern. .. .. .. 10.
 187 Telephone Cards; between 1 and 70 each of 45 diff. cards, mainly from Botswana, Namibia,
  S.Africa, a few UK. (212) .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 

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  Classified by Country

 188 Aden States; Kathiri State of Seiyun; 1966 the key 100f on 2/-, SG 53f.u., cat.£45. 12.
 189 --; Qu’aiti State in Hadhramaut; 1966 World Cup set (8) u.m., cat.£20. .. 6.
 190 Afghanistan; 1898 seln. of the prepared but not issued Registration (22, 2 pairs, 1 fourblock)
  and Postage (6) stamps, on various thin coloured papers. .. .. .. 12.
 191 --; 1921-27 30p tête-bêche pair, fine mint corner marginal. SG 180a, cat.£18. .. 7.
 192 --; 1925 1sh postal fiscal SG F185 both mint and used. .. .. .. 8.
 193 --; 1927 New Currency 60p block of four (= two tête-bêche pairs), with the 1929 Habibullah
  overprint (which is probably fake), mint. Cat.£15. or £30. .. .. 6.
 194 --; 1932 National Council 40p and 60p imperf proofs on chalky paper. .. 8.
 195 --; 1932 defin 50p u.m. tête-bêche pair, SG227a, cat.£10.  .. .. 4.
 196 --; 1959-85 colln. in stockbook. Mixed mint, used, c.t.o., some mint blocks, etc. (c.300) 13.
 197 --; Official; 1939-73 50p SG O285 in a complete u.m. sheet of 25, cat.£31¼ as singles. 12.
 198 --; Forgeries; seln. of forgeries of Sher Ali/Abdur Rahman issues (20), and a seln. of
  genuine stamps with fake 1929 Habibullah Revolt overprints (18) .. .. 10.
 199 Anguilla; 1968-73 u.m. colln. on pages, almost entirely as sets, and complete but for just a
  few. Cat.£78. (117, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 200 Antigua; 1968-82 extensive, and nearly complete, unmounted mint collection on pages, and
  including the various definitive sets. Total catalogue £475. (493, 59 m.s., 3 booklets) £120.
 201 --; Barbuda; 1968-76 virtually complete u.m. collection of defin and commem sets on pages.
  Total cat.£104. (237, 19 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 202 Ascension; m.m./u.m. colln. of a few sets/odds on four Hagner pages. Earlier, which includes
  UPU, S.Wedding etc. is generally m.m., later decimals are u.m. Also a couple of booklets.
  Cat. approx.£109. (56, 2 bkts.) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 203 --; 1938-53 1d black and green (Green Mountain), and 3d black and ultramarine. SG 39, 42,
  l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£140. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 204 --; 1968-78 decent little u.m. colln. of sets on pages, with several Fish and Naval Crests sets,
  and the 1971 Space defins. Total cat.£165. (52, 8 m.s.) .. .. .. 42.
 205 Australian States; New South Wales; 1856 6d used, faults (cat.£150.), 1863 6d g.u. (£15.,
  wmk. inverted), 1861-88 5/- perf.13 g.u. (£28.), and 1890 5/- fair u. (£27.) .. 20.
 206 --; Queensland; 1900 Patriotic Fund set (2) m.m. The 1d is fair/good with tiny thin; the 2d
  fair with thin. SG 264a-b, cat.£385. .. .. .. .. 30.
 207 --; South Australia; 1855 2d rose-carmine sound used horizontal strip of three, each with
  barred “47” cancel. Basically fine, folded between 1st and 2nd stamps, margins from close/
  touching to wide. SG 2, cat.£240. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 208 --; --; 1860-69 2d orange. A single and a pair, each showing one or two sides rouletted and
  other sides imperf (the pair being imperf between). Faults (inc. a large missing corner on the
  pair) but worthy of study. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 209 Australia; 1904-8 three covers of the early Federal period; 1904 Zeehan to Oatlands, 1906
  Victoria to England with pair of ½d and tax marks, 1908 NSW to Belgium with 1d and boxed
  tax mark (struck double) etc. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 210 --; 1913-14 6d Kookaburra fine l.m.m. (centred to upper-right). SG 19, cat.£70.  22.
 211 --; 1931-36 ‘Roos 6d f.u. (rough perfs), 5/- g.u., 10/- poor used. Cat.£137. .. 7.
 212 --; 1931-36 ‘Roos 10/-, £1, £2, overprinted SPECIMEN, l.m.m. (couple of short perfs). SG
  136-138, cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 213 --; 1931-36 ‘Roo 5/- f.u. (cat.£12.), 10/- repaired used (£100.), plus Official 1932-33 6d SG
  O133 m.m. (£20.) and g.u. (£20.). (4) .. .. .. .. 18.
 214 --; 1937-49 perf.13½?14 set ½d to 1/4 (but missing 1/-) l.m.m./m.m. 3d is the Die II. (Cat.
  £116. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 215 --; 1937-49 perf.13½?14 3d Die 1a l.m.m. (centred upper-right). SG 168b (cat.£140. for u.m.) 20.



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 216 Australia; 1937-49 Robes 5/- (both papers), 10/- (both papers), and £1 (thin paper) m.m./
  l.m.m. (cat.£163. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 217 --; 1964-65 Bird 1/6 pair with retouch under “US”, and 1965 Churchill block with retouch
  under “TR”, u.m. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 218 --; 1965 Churchill – block with retouch above “IA”, block with retouch below “TR”, and pair
  with weak area above head, all u.m. .. .. .. .. 5.
 219 --; stockbook with a used range of States (c.100) and of Australia (c.500). .. 8.
 220 --; 1978-87 seln. of 49 unused pre-stamped envelopes, nearly all different. .. 7.
 221 --; bundle of about 50+ covers, mixed FDC and commercial. .. .. 10.
 222 --; B.C.O.F. (Japan); 1946-48 set (7) l.m.m. (cat.£180. for u.m.). .. .. 45.
 223 --; --; 1946-48 m. & u. seln. comprising ½d (3), 1d (9), 3d (4), 6d (4), 1/- (1). S.t.c.£120. 18.
 224 Bahamas; 1942 Landfall set (14) u.m. (gum toning on £1), cat.£60. .. .. 18.
 225 Barbados; 1950 defin set (12) heavy m.m. (cat.£38. for u.m.) .. .. 8.
 226 --; 1968-82 useful u.m. collection on pages. Includes good ranges of definitives (sets, and
  some additional values and variations). Total cat.£346. (330, 16 m.s.) .. 90.
*     Belgian Congo; see Mixed Lots (Africa).
 227 Belgium; 1954 Political Prisoners set (3) fair m.m. (cat.£75. for u.m.) .. 8.
 228 Brasil; duplicated, mainly u.m., late 1960s/early 1970s sets/odds in stockbook. Numbers vary
  from 1 to 17 of each – all listed by vendor, and s.t.c.£839. (389) .. .. 80.
 229 British Antarctic Territory; 1971 decimal surch set (14) u.m. lower marginal with plate
  numbers. Cat.£130. .. .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 230 --; 1971 decimal surch. set (14) fine used, cat.£90. .. .. .. 30.
 231 --; 1972-92 virtually complete very fine used commemorative collection (couple of early sets
  missing), plus 1984 and 1990 definitives (latter in pairs). Some sets on piece (cut off FDCs).
  Cat.£230. (148, 1 m.s., 1 sheetlet) .. .. .. .. 60.
 232 --; 1974-91 attractive range of 7 different commem sets in v.f.u. fourblocks (inc. Rothera,
  Faraday, and Halley c.d.s.; 1974 Churchill, 1980 RGS, 1982 Gondwana, 1985 Graham Land
  Exped., 1986 Glaciological, 1987 Geophysical, 1991 Dinosaurs. Cat.£140. .. 35.
 233 --; 1977 Whale Conservation set in u.m. marginal fourblocks. SG 79-82, cat.£108. 27.
 234 --; 1979-89 small v.f.u. range consisting of 5 commem sets (inc. 1979 Penguins gutters) plus
  1984 defins, all on piece. Also another two off-paper gutter sets. Cat.£117.50 (56) 35.
 235 British Levant; 1913-14 1¾pi on 4d fine u.m. block of nine, one showing the “thin pointed
  4” variety, SG 38a cat.£45. (normal stamps cat.£3 each)  .. .. 20.
 236 British Occupation of Italian Colonies; Eritrea; 1948-49 5/- l.m.m. showing retouches
  around the lion rampant in the shield, etc. SG E11. ? .. .. .. 10.
 237 --; Tripolitania; 1948 defin set (13) m.m. (cat.£32. for u.m.) .. .. 8.
 238 --; --; 1951 set (8) m.m., some rough perfs at foot of 120m (cat.£38. for u.m.) .. 8.
 239 --; --; Postage Due; 1948 and 1950 sets, SG TD1-10, m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£110. for u.m.) 28.
 240 Brunei; 1968-82 useful u.m. collection on pages. Fairly complete run, nearly all in sets, and
  inc. 1974 defin set (16), 1975-78 defin set (16), and a few odd defins which are additions to
  previous issues (e.g. SG 127ab, 129a, 130, 131). Total cat.£331. (176, 3 m.s., 1 booklet) 80.
 241 Canada; Newfoundland; 1932 Trans-Atlantic $1.50 on $1 overprint good used. Possible
  minor thinning at lower right corner, and one or two bits of extraneous postmark, but still a
  scarce basic stamp in any state. SG 221, cat.£225. ? .. .. .. 40.
 242 --; Prince Edward Island; die proof in green of the 6d on white card. .. 10.
 243 Canada; 1868-90 Large Queen 1c, 3c, and 12½c fair/good used (1c poorer), cat.approx.£90. 10.
 244 --; 1897 Jubilee 1c, 2c, and 3c fine u.m., plus ½c u.m. with tiny thin, and two u.m. 3c with
  minor very faults. (Cat.£103.) .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 245 --; 1897 Jubilee 6c fine unmounted mint left-marginal. Centred to upper left. (Cat.£85. for
  m.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.



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 246 Canada; 1897 Jubilee 10c in an attractive mint block of six (2?3). The upper pair is
  mounted, the lower four unmounted. Fine. Cat.£300. ? .. .. .. £100.
 247 --; 1916-35 small m.m./u.m. seln. inc. 1935 defin set (11) m.m. (cat.£90.), some coils, etc.,
  and some useful Special Delivery. S.t.c.£700+ (55) .. .. .. £100.
 248 --; 1942-48 4c and Air 6c, and 1949 defin (original 5 values) all in u.m. fourblocks, cat.£98. 18.
 249 --; 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 WW2 p.packs (each with u.m. fourblock and FDC) .. 4.
 250 --; medium stockbook with ranges of commercially used modern (c.900) .. 5.
 251 --; small box with about 200g weight of off-paper used stamps, mainly common modern. 4.
 252 --; Booklets; 1953-83 range of 37 different booklets. Cat. approx. £110. Couple of earlier
  have rust spots at staples. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 253 Ceylon; moderate little seln. of used and mint QV to KG5. (c.120) .. .. 15.
 254 Chad; 1959-79 mainly l.m.m. colln. on pages, often in sets. A few others also on stockcards
  etc. (323, 15 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 255 China; mixed box with many hundreds of loose stamps, often sorted by type or period. The
  bulk is cheaper and commoner, but some a little better also. .. .. 30.
 256 --; six different miniature sheet FDCs from 1984-86 (cat.£35.), stockcard with a few used,
  some modern commercial covers, a few Hong Kong, etc.  .. .. 12.
*     --; see also Japan, and UK Covers (1941).
 257 --; Foreign Post Offices; seln. of German (6), British (3), French (13), and Russian (9). 5.
 258 Cocos (Keeling) Islands; 1969 shells/fish/birds definitive set (12) u.m., cat.£10.  4.
 259 Congo; Brazzaville; 1959-71 mainly f.u. (some l.m.m.) colln. on pages – sets and odds. (189) 14.
 260 Cook Islands; Aitutaki; 1972-75 u.m. colln. of mainly sets, inc. 1972 Pictorial Defins (10),
  1974-75 Shells $5, etc. Cat.£65. (53, 2 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 16.
 261 Cyprus; 1882-86 Die I 6pi – two m.m. examples, SG 21, cat.£40. each. .. 18.
 262 --; 1938-51 1 piastre orange perf.13½?12½ unmounted mint lower left corner marginal.
  Centred slightly to upper-left, one perf at top slightly short (and another at right even less so),
  and a minor bit of orange ink deposited on gum. Faults are minor only, and the stamp is
  overall a fine example. SG 154a, cat.£375. ?  .. .. .. £100.
 263 --; 1971-88 seln. of postcards with British Field Post Office pmks. (24) .. 4.
 264 Dominica; 1882 ½d surcharge. Two bisects (SG 10) f.u. on small piece (and therefore
  probably philatelic). Cat.£35. ? 2 .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 265 --; 1938-47 defin set (14) l.m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.) .. .. .. 10.
 266 --; 1970-82 attractive collection of u.m. sets on pages, fairly complete, and inc. 1975-78
  defins, 1976 Birds, 1978-79 Independence, 1979 Marine Life, 1981-85 Plants, 1982
  Butterflies. Total cat.£330. (450, 74 m.s., 2 sheetlets, 1 booklet) .. .. 80.
 267 Egypt; small box with about 1,300 off-paper stamps with many dupl. .. 5.
 268 --; British Forces; 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p u.m. but with two missing corners (SG A10, cat.
  £200.), and 1935 Christmas 3m m.m. with slight toning (cat.£15.) .. .. 10.
 269 Falkland Islands; 1891-1901 Queen Victoria mint selection comprising ½d (4), 1d (6), 2d
  (1), 2½d (3), 4d, and 6d (2). Most are fine m.m., a few a little poorer, and generally sorted
  by shade. Attractive selection, stated to catalogue £670. .. .. .. £100.
 270 --; 1891-1902 2d purple, 2½d dull blue, 2½d Prussian blue, 4d olive-black, all g./f.u., cat.£181. 40.
 271 --; 1968 Flowers £1 u.m. pair, one showing the “green spot on stalk” variety. .. 10.
 272 --; 1970 Great Britain 4d with watermark Crown to right u.m., SG 259w, cat.£15., and 1985
  Queen Mother 22p with watermark inverted u.m., SG 506w, cat.£14.  .. 8.
 273 --; 1972 decimal ½p u.m. six-block with variety “spot above decipiens”, and the same on a
  block of the 1975 sideways wmk. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 274 --; 1979 Airport 15p with watermark Crown to left u.m., SG 362w, cat.£40. .. 12.
 275 --; 1980 Dolphin 15p with watermark Crown to right u.m., SG 375w, cat.£60. .. 15.
 276 Falkland Islands Dependencies; 1953 (?) two airletters (sent philatelically) – one has
  1946-49 thick map 6d, the other has thick map 2d and 4d. .. .. 12.
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 277 Finland; three remainder club books of mint and used, PTSA £30. (86); also a few Iceland. 8.
 278 France; 1849-1930 valuable range on old pages. Includes stamps such as 1853 1c u., 5c u.,
  1862 1c m.m., 1863-70 2c unu., 30c unu. (short perf.), 1877-90 3c on yellow m.m., and
  numerous others catalogued pounds or tens of pounds. S.t.c.£3,000+ (144) .. £100.
 279 --; 1849 imperf.15c g.u. (about 2½ margin, minor thins), and 1f fair used (4-margin but
  serious crease and tear). Also 20c (2), 25c (3), 40c used. Cat.£2,000+ .. 70.
 280 --; 1853-1957 used colln./seln. in stockbook, from a number each of Napoléon, Cérès, Peace
  and Commerce, etc. Any duplication seems to be shades etc. A number of better values are
  included, as are a few covers and cards with early issues. S.t.c.£1,060. (c.490, 27 covers) 90.
 281 --; 1920-34 nice little u.m. selection inc. 1924 Olympics set, 1930 Air (red), 1930 Exhibition
  1f50, 1933 Portraits set (3), and others. Total s.t.c.£200. (28) .. .. 45.
 282 --; 1930 Sinking Fund 1f50, 1933 Portraits 30c, 1935 Normandie (both colours), 1935 Hugo,
  and Richelieu, all u.m., and 1935 Arles m.m. Cat.£151. .. .. .. 45.
 283 --; 1964, and approx. 1975-88 u.m. range of pre-cancels and p.dues. S.t.c.£100. (78) 22.
 284 --; Booklets; 1990 Singers, 1991 Poets (2), Stamp day, 1993 Stamp Day, Writers, all u.m.
  (unfolded). Also two others with rubbing. .. .. .. .. 10.
 285 French Colonies; m. & u. range of Congo (40, inc. 1892-1900 better values, 1900-4 5f
  unused), French Equatorial Africa (29, inc. 1940 de Gaulle 1f, 1f, 1f50 f.u.), Gabon (69),
  Madagascar (35, inc. 1896-97 postage due m.m. odds), Oubangi-Chari-Tchad (4), and Tchad
  (46, inc. 1924-33 1f75 f.u., SG 46) .. .. .. .. 40.
 286 --; Indo-China; 1911 attractive postcard (watercolour illus.) with 5c stamp cancelled Hanoi
  (probably not through post). Crease etc. .. .. .. .. 6.
 287 Gambia; 1912-22 3d u.m. plate block of nine (3?3), and 4d plate block of sixteen (4?4).
  Each block includes one stamp showing the “Split A” variety, SG 91a (cat.£80.) and92a
  (cat.£90.), all fine and fresh. Total cat.£184.  .. .. .. 60.
 288 --; 1969-73 u.m. colln. of sets on pages, cat.£15.70 (51) .. .. .. 4.
 289 German States; mixed m. & u. seln. on stockcards with Baden (69, inc. duplicated 1862
  Land-Post), Oldenburg (5), Schleswig-Holstein 1865 1¼s f.u., and five others. .. 40.
 290 Germany; 1872-1902 seln. on old album pages. Comprises a fairly complete basic coverage
  for the period, mainly used, with a few m.m. or unused. Includes 1872 small eagle 2k used
  (faults), 18k used (trimmed), and many others useful, some of which are fine. Total s.t.c.
  £1,400+ (73) .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 291 --; box with a varied mix of covers; a few 19th century covers, 20th century commercial
  covers (mainly mid-1930s-early 1940s), modern W.German FDCs, a bundle of postcards,
  etc. (approx.420+ items) .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 292 --; 1936 Brown Ribbon miniature sheet fine used (on folded cover), cat.£13. .. 5.
 293 --; 1939-44 bundle of about 45 WW2 Feldpost covers. .. .. .. 30.
 294 --; bundle of mainly 1950s-80s postcards with British Field Post Office postmarks, all thought
  to be bases in Germany. (c.140) .. .. .. .. .. 14.
 295 --; Cinderella; nine different WW1 naval propaganda labels (showing ships, etc.). 7.
 296 --; West Germany; 1952 Humanitarian 30pf (Dunant) fine used, cat.£75. .. 22.
 297 --; --; 1972-94 seln. of miniature sheets (9 mint, 4 c.t.o., 11 on FDCs)  .. 10.
 298 --; East Germany; 1966-89 colln. of u.m. (and just eight c.t.o.) miniature sheets and sheetlets
  on stockleaves. S.t.c.DM.630. (= £200±) (118) .. .. .. 24.
 299 --; --; approx. 1955-90 mix of commercial and first day covers (handwritten addresses).
  Often in worn condition, but useful source of used stamps. (300+) .. .. 35.
 300 Ghana; 1957-85 u.m. colln. on stockleaves, mainly in sets, and with 1980 London 1980
  sheetlets imperf, ECOWAS set imperf, 1982 Hydro-Electric set imperf, etc. S.t.c.£200+
  (240, 12 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 301 --; 1961-69 bundle of 52 FDCs of sets and miniature sheets. Mixed unaddressed and printed
  addresses.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
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 302 Gibraltar; 1969-81 binder with a colln. of u.m. sets on hingeless pages (120), 1970 Europa
  u.m. sheet of 30, 4 bkts. and 4 FDCs inc. 1979 sheetlets, three 1977 Amphilex sheetlets u.m.,
  and a few pages from another colln. with a few odds. S.t.c.£140+ .. .. 32.
 303 Gilbert and Ellice Islands; 1968-73 u.m. colln. of sets on pages, inc. 1971 defins, and
  1972-73 changed wmks. cat.£58. (69) .. .. .. .. 15.
 304 Gilbert Islands/Kiribati; 1978-79 small colln. of u.m. sets on pages. Cat.£6. (22, 1 m.s.) 2.
 305 Gold Coast; 1948 defin short set to 2/- in u.m. marginal fourblocks. Cat.£62. .. 12.
*     Grenada; see UK Covers (1820)
 306 Hong Kong; 1938-52 2c (one damaged), 5c, 10c, and 50c (perf.14½?14, ordinary paper),
  each in mint fourblock (2 l.m.m., 2 u.m.), mainly fine (couple of tone spots) (cat.£152.) 30.
 307 --; 1975 Festivals miniature sheet fine u.m., cat.£110. .. .. .. 30.
 308 Hungary; 1934 L.E.H.E. miniature sheet (Liszt) m.m., cat.£50. .. .. 12.
 309 Iceland; 1920-32 seln. with some dupl., all with “Tollur” cancels, and inc. 1926 1k on 40a
  (cat.SKk.200.), 1920-22 Christian X 6a (5) (SKk.120. each). (33) .. .. 20.
 310 India; 1949 defin set (16) m.m. (cat.£110. for u.m.) .. .. .. 15.
 311 Indian States; colln. on pages of Convention (47) and Feudatory (130). Mainly used, and
  appearing to have little dupl. Largest numbers of Cochin, Travancore, and Hyderabad. 12.
 312 --; m. & u. mix on two stockcards (c.100) .. .. .. .. 10.
 313 Ireland; 1974-80 u.m. selection (mainly in sets) in special presentation folder (… with the
  compliments of The Minister for Posts and Telegraphs – probably for an international
  congress). The stamps cat. approx.£47. (125)  .. .. .. 12.
 314 --; Booklets; 1993-96 selection of 11 different booklets, comprising SG nos. SB45, 46, 46a,
  46b, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56. Cat.£69. .. .. .. .. 26.
 315 Israel; modern mix of u.m. without tabs (c.100, 2 m.s.) .. .. .. 4.
 316 Jamaica; 1905-11 QV 2/- l.m.m., SG 55, cat.£100. .. .. .. 30.
 317 Japan; 1873-1950 small mainly used colln. inc. 1873 2s g.u., 1874 6s fair u., 1875 ½s
  unused, etc. (50) Also a few more on stockleaf. .. .. .. 15.
 318 --; small mint seln. with 1925 S.Wedding 8s m.m. (£20.) and other useful; also the following
  with small faults – 1914-25 20s SG 178E m.m. (£60.), 1929 Air 18s l.m.m. (£14.), 1936 Fuji-
  Hakone set (£42.), 1948 Athletic set (4) m.m. (£40.), and a few others.  20.
 319 --; an accumulation in a shortbread tin and in a small broken stockbook. Early to modern,
  sometimes duplicated, and with a scattering of better values seen. (100s) .. 20.
 320 --; three different of the old souvenir folders/sheets with mixed earlyish stamps.  7.
 321 Japanese Occupation of China; approx. 1942-45 m. & u. seln. of 28 different. Also eight of
  Japanese POs in China. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 322 Jordan; 1950 (?) cover with Transjordan 1943-44 £1 and 1947 Obligatory Tax 500m both
  fine used (toning at top of £1). Stamps cat.£50. .. .. .. 14.
 323 --; 1954 no wmk. defin set (13) l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.)  .. .. 9.
 324 --; Occupation of Palestine; 1948 first overprint 200m (g.u.), 500m (f.u., one short perf.),
  and £P1 (f.u. but uneven perfs). SG P14-16, cat.£51.25 .. .. .. 10.
 325 Katanga; 1960-61 four different items of postal stationery, each mint and c.t.o., plus two
  1960-61 FDCs. (10 items) .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 326 Kenya; 1964-74 u.m. seln. with sets and some odds (variations), inc. 1971-74 Shells set.
  Cat.£108. (38) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 327 Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika; 1935 S.Jubilee 1/- with the “line through 0” variety good
  used (crease at corner). SG 127l (cat.£100. for m.m.) .. .. .. 6.
 328 --; 1938-54 defin 1c perf.13¼?13¾ u.m. sheet of 100 (folded in halves), without any of the
  listed varieties. Cat.£30. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 329 --; 1938-54 defin 5c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 30c, 50c, 1/- (all first colours) in u.m. fourblocks, cat.£134. 28.
 330 Korea; 1900 2ch SG 24 unused, four of the 1902-3 series, and six of the 1903 Falcon series
  (mixed quality), plus a few modern. .. .. .. .. 10.



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 331 Kuwait; 1950-54 set (9) m.m. (the high values l.m.m.) (cat.£65. for u.m.) .. 16.
 332 --; 1977 Popular Games set (8 ? fourblocks) u.m., cat.£32. .. .. 10.
 333 Lesotho; 1968-73 u.m. colln. of defin and commem sets on pages, inc. 1968-69 defin set
  (missing 3c, 5c), 1971 defins, 1971 Birds. Cat.£56. (79) .. .. .. 15.
 334 Malawi; 1973-83 folder of illus. unaddressed FDCs (43) plus a couple of other covers, and
  some matching u.m. sets also. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 335 --; 1960s-80s duplicated mainly commercially used on pages. (c.900)  .. 15.
 336 Malaya; attractive m.m. seln. on stockcard, Majority are Straits Settlements with QV to 32c,
  KE7 to $2, KG5 to $2, and a few BMA, Singapore. (84) s.t.c.£280. .. .. 40.
 337 --; 1960s-80s (mainly 1988) seln. of postcards with British Field Post Office postmarks. (34) 6. (NB Correction; These are actually Malta)
 338 --; 1968-73 u.m. colln. on pages, mainly sets (of Malaysia and of States) inc. Malaysia 1970
  Butterflies (8), 1972 p.dues on glazed paper (4), etc. Cat.£137. (177)  .. 35.
 339 --; small box with some hundreds of stamps in small packets, often duplicated. .. 15.
 340 --; Straits Settlements; 1892-94 3c on 32c, SG 94 mint block of 18 (6?3), some creases etc.
  Cat.£40. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 341 --; --; 1906-12 $2 m.m., $2 g.u. (red slightly faded), SG 166, cat.£24 and £22, and $5 g./f.u.
  SG 167 (cat.£65.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 342 --; --; 1936-37 $1 and $2 l.m.m., SG 272-3, cat.£50. .. .. .. 20.
 343 --; --; 1937-41 defin set (missing the 30c) m.mint (cat.£245. for u.m.) (17) .. 60.
 344 --; Johore; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c, 35c, 40c) m.m. (cat.£61½ for u.m.) (18) 15.
 345 --; Perlis; 1951-55 defin seln. of odd values to $2, m.m. (cat.£32. for u.m.) (14)  8.
 346 --; Negri Sembilan; 1895-99 15c SG 11 f.u., cat.£75. .. .. .. 20.
 347 Malta; 1863-1976 somewhat bitsy ranges (apparently from 2 collections) with a scattering
  of m.m./used QV to KG6, decent range of u.m. QE commems, sometimes with 2 stamps in
  each mount (commems s.t.c.£70.), and a few other u.m./used QE odds. (c.300, 5 m.s.) 20.
*    --; see also lot 337 above (filed under Malaya in error).
 348 Manchukuo; 1932-45 largely m.m. colln. on few pages. Includes 1933 First Anniv set (4)
  m.m., and other scarcer values. (64) .. .. .. .. 15.
 349 Mauritius; 1895-1910 seln. of Arms values (20) and KE7 (3), all in attractive mint four-
  blocks (mainly u.m.). Total cat.approx.£220. .. .. .. .. 40.
 350 --; 1968-73 u.m. colln. of mainly sets inc. 1969 Marine Life defins (and later versions). Total
  cat.£100. (90, 3 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 351 Montserrat; 1968-74 decent straightforward u.m. colln. of sets on pages, inc. Birds defins
  etc. Cat.£128. (116, 4 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. 32.
 352 Morocco Agencies; 1952-57 l.m.m./u.m. sets on a few pages; Morocco Agencies (15 u.m.),
  and Tangier (53 l.m.m./u.m.). (Cat.£67. for u.m.) .. .. .. 12.
 353 Nauru; 1968-73 seln. of five u.m. sets, cat.£7.20 .. .. .. 2.
 354 Netherlands; 1899-1923 defin 15c brown m.m. (SG 178, cat.£90.), 1949-51 defin 45c slate-
  violet and 75c brt. carmine l.m.m. (cat.£115. for u.m.) .. .. .. 28.
 355 New Hebrides; 1968-73 u.m. colln., mainly complete sets, mainly English language. Cat.£26.
  (51) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 356 New Zealand; 1855 2d dull blue good sound used with almost four margins, and just a little
  toning. SG 2, cat.£550. .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 357 --; 1862 1d orange-vermilion good used. Sound, with four margins (narrower at right). SG 33,
  cat.£190.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 358 --; 1906 Christchurch 3d fine used (attractive, SG 372, cat.£75.), and 6d fine used but for
  tiniest thin (and the centre slightly pale, SG 373, cat.£250.) .. .. 50.
 359 --; 1938 souvenir cover for First Despatch of “All-up” Empire Air Mail NZ-Aust.-GB. 4.
 360 --; 1940 Centennial set (13) u.m., cat.£75. .. .. .. .. 26.
 361 --; Official; 1947-49 set (7) heavy m.m., SG O152-8 (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. 14.
 362 --; Life Insurance; 1891-98 1/- good mounted mint (quite heavily mounted). A sound
  example, though not top quality. SG L6, cat.£500. .. .. .. 35.



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 363 New Zealand; Booklets; 1998 Performing Arts, and 1999 Scenic Walks prestige booklets.
  SG SB90, SB99, cat.£21½. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 364 --; Ross Dependency; 1974 (Operation Icecube 10) and 1975 (Operation Icecube 11) series
  of eight souvenir covers with Scott Base pmks. and mixed cachets, carried by NZ Air Force,
  and each cover pilot signed. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 365 Niue; 1969-73 small colln. of 12 u.m. sets on pages. Cat.£8. (39) .. .. 3.
 366 Norfolk Island; 1970-71 Birds defin set (15) u.m., cat.£35. .. .. 12.
 367 North Borneo; 1939 defin short set to 50c m.m. (thin on 25c). (Cat.£135. for u.m.) (12) 24.
 368 --; 1941 War Tax set (2), and 1945 BMA short set to 50c, l.m.m. (hint of toning on 50c. (Cat.
  £64. for u.m.) (14) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 369 Norway; 1867-68 2skill2 g.u. (good cancel but couple short perfs etc.) (cat.SKk.400.), 1905
  1k50 on 2sk (SKk.700.), and 1929 14ø on 2sk g.u. (SKk.40.); also Denmark 1858-62 4sk f.u.
  with “3” cancel. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 370 --; Locals; useful mainly unused range comprising Aalesund (4), Arendal (2), Bergen (1),
  Christianssund (5), Drammen (6), Holmestrand (6), Spitzbergen (1), Tønsberg (1), Tromsö
  (14), Trondheim (21). Mainly fine. .. .. .. .. 35.
 371 --; Revenues; used seln. of Sportelmærke (5 diff. + 1 dupl.), Kgl. V. Justerbestyrelse (1),
  and Stempelmærke (4). .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 372 Nyasaland; 1913-19 £1 fair/good, and 1921-30 5/- (faded), both fiscally used. SG 98, 112
  (cat.£140. and £75. for postally used) .. .. .. .. 12.
 373 --; 1945 defin set (14) m.m./l.m.m. (the 5/- poorer). (Cat.£45. for u.m.) .. 12.
 374 Pakistan; 1968-73 u.m. colln. of mainly sets on pages, cat.£46½ (89) .. 12.
 375 Papua; 1901-5 Lakatoi wmk. vertical 4d, 6d (creased), 1/-, m.m./l.m.m., SG 13-15, cat.£135. 35.
 376 Papua New Guinea; 1969-82 colln. of u.m. sets (and a few odds), inc. some better issues.
  Total cat.£137. (280+) .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 377 Poland; 1900 registered cover Warsaw to Berlin with Russian 10k and 20k, and 1901 post-
  card Warsaw to Belgium with 2 ? Russian 1k stamps, all with Russian cancels for Warsaw. 10.
 378 --; 1947 the two postal stationery cards commemorating the Auschwitz victims, fine unused. 4.
 379 --; German Occupation; 1915 set (5), and 1916-17 set (11), all f.u., cat. approx.£16. 6.
 380 --; --; 1916 cover with 5pf overprinted stamp, plus handstamp for 10pf additional delivery fee
  (Czestochowa); and 1917 local Warsaw cover with 7½pf overprinted stamp, plus handstamp
  for 7½pf additional delivery fee. (2 covers) .. .. .. .. 15.
 381 --; --; 1916 postcard (Lomzha, one of a series of fortresses and their conquerors) with over-
  printed 7½pf and 15pf stamps on picture side, and 2½pf on reverse, cancelled Lomza c.d.s. 6.
 382 --; generally 1960s-2000 mix in medium stockbook with a few modern mint sets/odds/m.s.,
  quantities of used 1960s-90s, etc. (c.600/800, 14 covers, 4 m.s.). Also a few others. 10.
 383 Portuguese Congo; 1894-1915 mainly m.m. colln. (some used) on old printed pages, with
  numerous medium or higher values, many of which are cat. in pounds. Seldom offered. (99) 20.
*     Russia; see Poland.
 384 Saint Helena; 1938-44 defin set (17), plus the 1949 new colours (3) l.m.m. (cat.£151. for
  u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 385 --; 1938-44 3d ultramarine m.m. (cat.£90. for u.m.) .. .. .. 18.
 386 Saint Kitts-Nevis; 1938-50 basic defin set (12) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.)  15.
 387 Saint Lucia; 1938-48 defin set (17) m.m., the 10/- slightly poorer. (Cat.£40. for u.m.) 10.
 388 Saint Vincent; 1938-47 defin set (15) m.m. (cat.£35. for u.m.) .. .. 10.
 389 --; 1949-52 defin set (19) l.m.m. (cat.£29. for u.m.) .. .. .. 8.
 390 Singapore; 1962-66 defin set (missing 15c) u.m., cat.£58. .. .. 15.
 391 Somaliland; 1938 defin set (12) m.m. (cat.£70. for u.m.)  .. .. 18.
 392 South Africa; 1910-73 largely used colln. on pages. Includes a few higher values, but gener-
  ally singles. (c.365) .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
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 393 South Africa; Booklets; 1993-95 seln. of 18 booklets, comprising SG24 (group of ten with
  numbered panes 1-10), SB26 (5 diff. covers), SB27, SB32, SB33. Cat.£84. .. 20.
 394 South West Africa; 1970-72 u.m. colln. of sets (and of the defins issued during these years,
  and four earlier) inc. 1970-71 defins (3), 1971 Antarctic, 1972 10c and 15c defin, etc. Cat.
  £172. (31) .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 395 Spain; 1962-66 Coats of Arms complete set (57) u.m. (Ifni creased), cat.£27. .. 10.
 396 Sudan; a tub of heavily duplicated used 1950s/60s inc. Official opts. (c.3,000) .. 5.
 397 Swaziland; 1938-54 defin set (11) l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. .. 11.
 398 --; 1968-71 colln. of u.m. sets on pages inc. 1968 Independence m.s., 1968 Independence
  opts., 1969-75 defins. Total cat.£67. (69, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. 18.
 399 Sweden; Cinderella; sheets (each of eight designs) of Isö c.t.o. of Butterflies, Birds, Aircraft,
  and Automobiles (Rowland Hill). (32 labels) .. .. .. .. 3.
 400 Togo; 1957-72 attractive colln. of u.m. sets. Mainly fine, and inc. numerous better values and
  attractive issues. Total s.t.c.£900+ (using SG for stamps, and Michel for m.s.) (644, 59 m.s.) £140.
 401 Tonga; 1968-70 colln. of u.m. sets (with Officials) on pages. Includes 1969 Oil Search, 1970
  Royal Visit. Total cat.£77. (100) .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 402 Tristan da Cunha; 1952 opt set (12) heavy m.m. (cat.£80. for u.m.) .. .. 15.
 403 --; 1954 ½d to 3d f.u. on 1955 reg. cover to England with Gough Island/South Atlantic c.d.s.
  cancels, and GOUGH ISLAND/SCIENTIFIC SURVEY/1955-1956 violet cachet, 1960 ½d to 3d f.u.
  on reg. plain FDC, 1963 Resett. opt 1d to 1/- on two plain reg. FDCs (some tone spots etc.),
  and 1979 QE2 miniature sheet on illus FDC with signatures of seven islanders.  15.
 404 --; 1968-73 u.m. collection of defin and commem sets on pages, inc. 1971 decimals, 1972
  Flowers. Total cat.£41. (61, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 12.
 405 Tunisia; 1888-98 defin set (13) used. Mainly good/fine, a few small faults. Cat.£160. as
  odds. (The 75c pink is fine but for a few short perfs, 5f is f.u.) .. .. 30.
 406 Turks and Caicos Islands; 1938-45 defin set (14) l.m.m./m.m. (except that the 1/- bistre is
  used). (Cat.£75. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 407 --; 1950 defin set (13) l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. .. .. 12.
 408 --; 1968-73 fairly complete colln. of u.m. sets on pages, inc. 1969-71 decimals, 1971 defins,
  1973 Birds. Total cat.£69. (118, 2 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 18.
 409 Tuvalu; 1977-82 colln. of u.m. defin and commem sets on pages. Total cat.£38. (141, 4 m.s.,
  2 booklets) .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 410 United Nations; 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, and 1986 Flags series (16 per series) on individual
  FDCs, in five souvenir folders. (80 covers) .. .. .. .. 15.
 411 --; bundle of mainly 1970s and early 1980s FDCs, with a few earlier and later. Generally in
  fine clean sets, but one stamp per cover. (165) .. .. .. 18.
 412 --; shoebox with a mix of mainly postal stationery, largely unaddressed with first day cancels.
  Varying degree of duplication. (200+) .. .. .. .. 15.
 413 --; twenty different items of mint postal stationery (airletters and envelopes). .. 3.
 414 United States of America; 1971-74 seln. of 109 mainly FDCs with single stamps. 12.
 415 --; 1976 Bicentennial set of four paintings miniature sheets u.m. in descriptive folder, cat.£22. 8.
 416 --; Souvenir Collections; 1976-80 Philatelic History of the United States colln. of 200
  souvenir covers in four volumes. Period 1565-1977 recorded, mainly fine. .. 30.
 417 --; --; 1977-78 America’s First Ladies souvenir album of 40 unaddressed covers.  8.
 418 --; --; 1982-83 Famous Americans series of souvenir covers in presentation album. The 1940
  Americans mint series of 35 is encapsulated, one stamp per cover. (35 covers) .. 15.
 419 --; --; 1985-86 America’s Fifty States set of 50 covers in box. Each has State Capital pmk.,
  and appropriate stamp of 1976 Flag and 1982 Bird sheets in side panel. .. 15.
 420 --; --; 1990-92 Philatelic History of the American West. Learn how the West was won from
  100 illus. covers and their descriptive cards. In album. .. .. .. 20.
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 421 U.S.A.; Covers; 1929-79 seln. of covers and cards with cachets of ships of the President Line
  etc., mixed cancels. (9). And another. .. .. .. .. 3.
 422 Vietnam; six sheets of 1945 Independence overprints unused, s.t.c.£165., and 2 sheets of
  c.t.o. North Vietnam, s.t.c.£95. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 423 --; 1951-70 mainly fine u.m. range on stockleaves, mostly as sets or better odds, inc. 1955
  Refugees 100p, 1956 President 100p. Total s.t.c.£260. (270) .. .. 28.
 424 Virgin Islands; 1968-74 u.m. colln. of sets on pages, cat.£66. (58, 2 m.s., 1 bkt.)  18.
 425 Zanzibar; 1949 S.Wedding set (2) m.m. (cat.£17.30 for u.m.) .. .. 6.

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 426 1840 Penny Black DE with four margins (good to wide at top, left, and foot, that at right of
  reasonable width but just a little ragged). Red MC cancel. Fine stamp. ? .. 40.
 427 1840 Penny Black CD good used on small piece with red MC cancel. Four good margins. 32.
 428 1840 Penny Black IL with four fair to good margins, and neat red MC cancel. Attractive. 30.
 429 1840 Penny Black PJ with four margins (close at top, others all quite large). Attractive with
  red MC cancel. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 430 1840 Penny Black LC with almost four margins, neat red MC cancel. Fine appearance. 22.
 431 1840 Penny Black BK with four good margins and red MC. Small thin on reverse. 20.
 432 1840 Penny Black (about 3-margin) used on large piece, and a single with little margin. 18.
 433 1840 Penny Blacks – five used, all with four margins, but generally with at least one nar-
  rower margin or a small fault. (5)  .. .. .. .. £100.
 434 A similar lot (5). .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 435 1840 Penny Blacks – eight used, each with 3 or 3½ margins, otherwise mainly fine. (8) £120.



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  United Kingdom, continued.
 436 1840 Penny Blacks – five used examples. Three have 4-margins (one just clipped at corner,
  one creased, third with one margin very narrow), one is 3-margin, last is 3-margin with
  crease. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 65.
 437 1840 Penny Blacks – seven fairly decent used with 3 to 4 margins, but with small faults also
  (nothing too bad). (7)  .. .. .. .. .. 90.
 438 1840 Penny Blacks – six used, each with 2 or 2½ margins. (6) .. .. 70.
 439 1840 Penny Blacks – eighteen used examples, all with medium faults such as thins, creases,
  tears, repairs, etc. (18) .. .. .. .. .. £160.
 440 1840 Penny Blacks – fourteen poor used examples, all with medium to serious faults, or
  badly cut-into, etc. (14) .. .. .. .. .. £100.
*     1840 Penny Black; see also UK Covers.
 441 1840 Twopence Blue HJ fine used with 3 good and one small margin, red MC cancel. Good
  even appearance. ? .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 442 1840 Twopence Blue SI used, with 1844-type numeral cancel. 3-margin, thinned. SG 5I, cat.
  £1,100. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 443 1840 Twopence Blue FF, sound used with 2½-margin, smudgy black MC, small ink stain. 15.
 444 1840 Twopence Blue JG, used with 3-margins, smudged black MC, thin at side. Also 1d red
  JG (no margins !) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 445 1841 1d red imperfs with numbers in MC cancels; nos. 6 (2), 7, 10, 12. 1 to 3 margins, cat.
  £300. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 446 1841 2d blue with no.7 in MC cancel (quite distinct). Almost 4-margin (clipped and toned
  NE corner). Cat.£450. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 447 1841-79 line-engraved used collection comprising 1841 1d (23), 1841 2d (14 + 4-strip),
  1854-57 1d stars (20), 2d stars (14), and ½d plates (22), 1d plates (62), 1½d (2), and 2d plates
  (29). Quality varies, but a good number are fine. Includes a few variations e.g. mis-perfs,
  inverted wmk.  .. .. .. .. .. .. £220.
 448 1847-54 Embossed 1/- (f.u., cut square, quite good, but repaired corner), 10d (poor/fair used,
  cut-to-shape, rebacked), and 6d (g.u., cut square, slightly into). .. .. 50.
 449 1847-54 Embossed set (3) used. Spacefillers only, and with an extra 6d. .. 24.
 450 1855-1900 useful range of surface-printed on stockleaves. A wide range of issues, often also
  with different plates. Some large numbers in Jubilees etc. Generally poor/fair to good/sound
  (i.e. average on average !). Total cat. into thousands. (300+) .. .. £150.
 451 1855-1900 small used seln. inc. 1865-67 9d SG 98 g.u., 1873-80 4d SG 153 fair u., 8d SG
  156 g.u., a basic “Jubilee” set, etc. (34) .. .. .. .. 35.
 452 1855-83 seln. of surface-printed stamps, total cat. roughly £2,000, nearly all different,
  generally average/sound used. (41) .. .. .. .. 50.
 453 1855-57 no corner letters 4d (wmk. large garter), 6d (part red registration pmk.), and 1/-, all
  sound used. Cat.£380. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 454 1858-79 complete collection of Penny Plates (plus 16 duplicates, but excluding no.77 which
was not intentionally issued). Generally sound average
  used (some better, some with faults). Cat.£1,485 (by 2000 catalogue). Plate 219 is fair/good,
  222 is fine, 223 is good/fine, 224 is trimmed, and 225 is reasonable-looking, but has a
  heavily repaired corner. .. .. .. .. .. £120.
 455 1862-64 small white letters 3d, 4d, 6d, 9d, and 1/-, all sound used (except that the 9d has
  heavily repaired corner). Cat.£735. .. .. .. .. 30.
 456 1865-67 large white letters, wmk. garter/emblems 3d, 4d, 6d, and 1/- sound used. Cat.£325. 22.
 457 1867-80 large white letters wmk. spray 3d, 6d with and without hyphen, 9d, 10d, 1/-, and 2/-
  blue (short corner), sound used. Cat.£743. .. .. .. .. 40.
 458 1867-83 wmk. Maltese Cross 5/- plates 1 (spacefiller used), and plate 2 average used. SG
  126-7, cat.£900. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
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  United Kingdom, continued.
 459 1873-80 large coloured letters seln. of sound used, all different values/plate numbers
  between SG 141 and 150. Cat.£992. (21) .. .. .. .. 45.
 460 1873-80 large coloured letters, wmk. large garter 4d vermilion sound used (couple trimmed
  perfs), 4d sage-green used (cork cancel ?, repaired corner), and 8d g.u. Cat.£680.  40.
 461 1873-80 1/- plate 12, SG150, attractive nice fresh mint (appears u.m., though with minor
  crease at top) with SDB/&S/M perfin. (Cat.£375. for m.m. normal) .. .. 60.
 462 1880-83 basic set (missing 6d grey) sound used, cat.£445. (6) .. .. 30.
 463 1883-84 white paper 2/6 fair used, 5/- fair/g.u., and 10/- fair used (re-perforated one side).
  Cat.£625. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 464 1902-13 KE7 ½d (pair), 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d gr.+br., 5d, 6d all u.m. but creases etc. 15.
 465 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets u.m., cat.£105. .. .. .. .. 30.
 466 1940 Centenary set (6) in u.m. corner cylinder six-blocks. .. .. 8.
 467 1946 Victory 3d in complete sheet of 120 from cylinder 4, which includes the “seven
  berries” variety (individually cat.£18.) .. .. .. .. 8.
 468 1946 Victory 2½d (120), and 3d (90) in u.m. half- or quarter-sheets. .. .. 5.
 469 1948 Silver Wedding £1 u.m. corner cylinder block of four (cyl.1). Crease on margin. 60.
 470 1948 S.Wedding £1 u.m. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 471 1948 S.Wedding set (2) unmounted mint, cat.£38. .. .. .. 15.
 472 1948 Silver Wedding £1 v.f.u. on small piece (possibly c.t.o.), cat.£38. .. 15.
 473 1948 Silver Wedding £1 commercially used, cat.£38. .. .. .. 9.
 474 1948 Olympics set in complete mint sheets (120 sets). Sheets have been folded twice, and
  some perfs. splitting. Cat.£240. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 475 1955-58 Waterlow Castles set (4) f./v.f.u., cat.£55. .. .. .. 18.
 476 1955-58 De La Rue Castles set (4) (the 5/- may be the Waterlow) f./v.f.u., cat.£100/£110. 22.
 477 1957-69 (Ships) mint commem colln. (no phosphor issues), often as blocks of four or more.
  Up to about mid-1964 blocks are m.m. (? some stamps u.m.), thereafter appears u.m..
  Uneven numbers of values in some sets. .. .. .. .. 30.
 478 1959-68 De La Rue Castles set (4) f./v.f.u., cat.£17. .. .. .. 6.
 479 1963 (NPY) to 1964 (Botanical) complete m.m. commem. collection in both ordinary and
  phosphor. (Cat.£301. for u.m.) (56) .. .. .. .. 50.
 480 1964 Botanical phosphor set (4) u.m. (toning on 1/3), cat.£30. .. .. 5.
 481 1967-68 Castles 2/6, 5/-, and 10/- in v.f.u. fourblocks. Cat.£38. Also similar block of the
  1959-69 2/6 chalky paper, cat.£5. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 482 1967-70 (1969) 11 of the 1/- coil strip (SG 725m) u.m., and four f.u. (cat.£1¼ each u.m.) 5.
 483 1968 Christmas 4d – 69 u.m. copies all with missing phosphor. SG 775Ey, cat.£2. each. 14.
 484 1969 High Values set (4) in u.m. corner fourblocks. Cat.£46. .. .. 12.
 485 1969 High Values set (4) in v.f.u. fourblocks, cat.£34. (scarcer than the mint) .. 12.
 486 1970s-mid 1980s bundle of approx. 170 plain envelope FDCs with Bureau cancels – commem
  sets, defins, country stamps, plus a few Machin high values and prestige booklet panes. Ideal
  as source of decent used stamps. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 487 1971? Machin 11½p coil strip SG x929l, in an u.m. coil of 40 strips. Cat.£60. .. 6.
 488 1971 Annivs. 3p u.m. corner six-block with missing phosphor, SG 887Ey, cat.£10½ 3.
 489 1977 Machin £1, £2, and £5 in v.f.u. corner fourblocks, cat.£11.60 .. .. 5.
 490 U.K. Prestige Booklets; 1980-95 selection comprising one each of Wedgwood, SG, R.Mint,
  Times, Potter, Tolkein, N.Ireland, and Nat.Trust. Total cat.£139½ (8) .. 45.
OUR CHARGES; We will be revising our auction charges during the summer break. Rather than just an inflation adjustment it is possible that we will step back and look afresh at the whole structure of our charges to buyers and sellers alike. Our current charges are on the whole considerably lower that the average in the auction market, and we know that our service compares well. We intend to maintain competitive rates and at the same time enhance some of our services.



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  United Kingdom, continued.
 491 U.K. Presentation Packs; 1964 Shakespeare, 1965 Churchill, Parliament, B.o.B., and P.O.
  Tower packs, good/fine. Cat.£134. (5) .. .. .. .. 30.
 492 --; 1964 Geographical pack, fine, cat.£130. .. .. .. .. 30.
 493 --; 1964 Botanical pack, fine, cat.£130. .. .. .. .. 30.
 494 --; 1964 Forth Road Bridge pack, fine, cat.£325. .. .. .. £100.
 495 --; 1966 all seven commem packs, fine, cat.£125. .. .. .. 35.
 496 --; 1967-72 colln. of mainly commem packs (a few defin/country). (36) .. 12.
 497 --; 1967, 1968 (2 diff.), 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 Year Packs. Cat.£122. .. 35.
 498 --; 1969-93 seln. of high value packs comprising 1969 and 1977 Machins, 1987 £1.60, 1988
  and 1992 (no.27) Castles, and 1993 Britannia. Cat.£160.  .. .. 32.
 499 --; 1970 (no.36), 1977 (no.93), and 1994 To Pay packs, cat.£40. .. .. 10.
 500 --; 1974 UPU to 1976 Reformers commem packs (missing 1975 Christmas). Cat.£27.75 (12) 6.
 501 --; 1977 £1, £2, £5 in pack no.13. Scarce, cat.£80. .. .. .. 20.
 502 --; 1994 Channel Tunnel souvenir book. .. .. .. .. 8.
 503 U.K. First Day Covers; 1964-88 collection in three cover albums, the main part being
  Bureau covers 1972-88. (c.200) A few others also. .. .. .. 45.
 504 U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1800 entire from Richmond, Virginia, to Alyth, Scotland,
  with moderate strike of the oval (crown in centre) Greenock Ship Letter mark in black.
  (RE100a) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 505 --; 1812 entire from USA to Edinburgh with mainly good (one part faint) strike of two-line
  Port Glasgow Ship Letter mark (RE286). .. .. .. .. 20.
 506 --; 1813 entire Lerwick to Edinburgh with part strike (top part off edge) of Leith Ship Letter
  mark (oval with crown, ED384b) in black. Scarce. .. .. .. 30.
 507 --; 1817 entire from Kronstadt, Russia, to Aberdeen, with reasonable strike (almost complete,
  but not very strong, ms rate mark partly over) of stepped box Leith Ship Letter mark
  (ED386a). Scarce. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 508 --; 1820 entire from Grenada to Glasgow, with complete (but faint in parts) strike of black
  stepped Port Glasgow Ship Letter mark (RE290), etc. .. .. .. 15.
 509 --; 1835 entire Demerara to Liverpool with fair strike of black two-line Greenock Ship Letter
  (RE116a)  .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 510 --; 1840 Mulready 1d envelope used London to Newcastle. Some faults. .. 22.
 511 --; 1840 Mulready 2d envelope a195 fine unused. Cat.£325. .. .. 75.
 512 --; 1840 Mulready 2d letter sheet a92 fine unused. Cat.£300. .. .. 70.
 513 --; 1840 Mulready 2d letter sheet a103 used Aberdeen to Wick, with black MC, vertical fold
  with a little rubbing. Cat.£800. ?  .. .. .. .. 80.
 514 --; 1840 cover York to Hartlepool with penny black AG plate 5 (intense black) placed side-
  ways and tied by red MC. The stamp has three good margins, the left being very close to just
  cut into). .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 515 --; 1840 entire Demerara to Liverpool with virtually complete strike of black Greenock
  boxed dated Ship Letter mark (RE118b). .. .. .. .. 20.
 516 --; 1854 1d envelope used Brighton to Falkirk, with good red “CR” mark in red.  5.
 517 --; 1884 cover poorly addressed to Brampton which has fifteen different postal markings
  due to difficulty with delivery. Worn (as would be expected !) .. .. 6.
 518 --; 1884-86 bundle of covers with 1d lilacs. Mixed sources, but many addressed to Annan
  (often with backstamps). Mixed average quality. (c.100)  .. .. 20.
 519 --; 1887 Birkenhead to Nottingham cover with 1d lilac. Envelope is printed on reverse with
  commemorative JUBILEE/1837 & 1887 design. Faults. .. .. .. 3.
 520 --; 1891-1975 mix of covers inc. three QV/KG5 postal.stat., WW2 censors to Switzerland (5),
  a few commercial, and some FDCs inc. 1973-74 scarcer cancels. (71) .. 40.
 521 --; 1905 postcard to Dundee with HIGHD SORTG CARRIAGE/NIGHT MAIL c.d.s. (scuffs). 4.



General, 14 May 2001   Page 21    Estimate.

  United Kingdom, continued.
 522 U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1909 postcard (Dunoon) with Greenock pmk, and
  complete strike of R.M.S. “LORD OF THE ISLES” cachet in violet (good strike, faint at date). 20.
 523 --; 1909 postcard (Cloch Lighthouse) with clear (but just off-the-edge) strike of 29mm GK &
  ARDRISHAIG PACKET/COLUMBA double-circle c.d.s. .. .. .. 6.
 524 --; 1909 postcard (SS Columba at Ardrishaig) with complete (but only just off the edge) and
  clear strike of 27mm GK & ARDRISHAIG PACKET/COLUMBA double-circle c.d.s. .. 15.
 525 --; mainly 1900s-1910s seln. of cards with various early machine cancels (Columbia I and II,
  Bickerdike, Boston, Krag, etc.) (50+) .. .. .. .. 10.
 526 --; 1913 cover to Italy with KE7 2½d addressed to hotel in Naples. Redirected to hotels in
  Palermo, Malta, Tunisia, and Algeria, collecting various postal markings. .. 6.
 527 --; 1915 cover to a trooper with the 2nd Scottish Horse, variously redirected, and with violet
  LIVERPOOL. R.L.O./PRESENT LOCATION/UNCERTAIN cachet on reverse. Worn. .. 5.
 528 --; 1915-16 four covers from Kelso to a Lieut. in the K.O.S.B. at Gallipoli. First, dated
  29.7.15 is endorsed Missing plus R.E. (S.R.)/A.P.S. cachet. 9.9.15 has on front FPO 155 c.d.s.,
  plus Turkish endorsement and faint handstamp, circular POST FREE/PC/PRISONERS OF WAR,
  and Returned . . . without a reason for non-delivery as well as Turkish Galata machine mark on
  reverse. 4.12.15 has FPO 155 c.d.s. The last (6.1.16) has the PoW mark etc. The Lieut. was
  killed 12.7.15 but has no known grave. Also eight others same family 1896-1921, inc. one
  (19.9.18) with FPO H20 c.d.s. (Palestine) .. .. .. .. 30.
 529 --; 1918 one cover each with APO SZ11 (23 March) and BAPO K (28 March) postmarks, and
  a postcard (very damaged), each with purple SALVED LETTER handstamp. Also another cover
  and postcard, also with BAPO marks from Egypt which also appear water-damaged but
  without cachet, another cover, a Victory medal with the same family name, etc.  30.
 530 --; 1934 (29 May) pair of plain covers for first flight Kirkwall-Inverness and Inverness-
  Kirkwall. Fine, with typed addresses. .. .. .. .. 12.
 531 --; 1934 (1 December) set of four printed souvenir covers for the opening of the Highland
  Airways services Wick-Inverness, Inverness-Wick, Wick-Kirkwall, and Kirkwall-Wick. Fine,
  with printed addresses.  .. .. .. .. 20.
 532 --; 1935 airmail cover (opened out) addressed to Iran, with label on reverse RECEIVED OPEN
  EX/”CITY OF KHARTOUM”/SEALED IN ABADAN. Later manuscript ink notation reads Salvaged
  from Imperial Airways Flying-boat “City of Khartoum”, wrecked 1½ miles from Alexandria.
  Dec 26th 1935 with loss of nine lives. Stamps missing, and other faults as would be expected. 20.
 533 --; 1937 (23 Nov.) printed cover Lerwick-Aberdeen for “SHETLAND’S FIRST AIR MAIL”. Fine. 6.
 534 --; 1941 (22 Dec.) commercial cover addressed to Shanghai, with violet cachet NO SERVICE/
  RETURN TO SENDER. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 535 --; 1943-46 four covers connected to a L/Cpl. Alexander (killed 28.2.43, presumably at
  Mareth, Tunisia); 1943 (or earlier) On Active Service to Edinburgh with MARITIME MAIL
  mark and PC90 censor strip, 18.2.43 to Edinburgh with FPO 16 c.d.s. and purple censor (this
  and previous are both 1st Parachute Squadron RE envelopes), 1.3.43 cover from Edinburgh with
  the boxed purple IT IS REGRETTED . . . . ADDRESSEE IS REPORTED DECEASED cachet and Army
  Post Office sealing strip, and 1.2.46 OHMS envelope with WAR OFFICE/EFFECTS cachet. 20.
 536 --; 1945 local Edinburgh cover with a dark blue 1d “Ideal Stamp” used with Victory Bells
  slogan cancel. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 537 --; bundle of postcards and covers with British Field Post Office postmarks, generally 1940s-
  80s, used in Italy (21), France (4), Far East (5), Austria (4), N.America (6), Belgium (6), and
  40 others various mixed. (86) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
*     --; see also Cyprus, Germany, Malaya (British FPOs).
 538 U.K. Philatelic Covers; 1977 Silver Jubilee Tour complete set of 24 covers with special
  cancels of the various towns and cities.  .. .. .. .. 8.
OVERALL SPENDING LIMITS, OR ALTERNATIVE BIDS, may be stated on your bid form.



General, 14 May 2001   Page 22    Estimate.

  United Kingdom, continued.
 539 U.K. PHQ Postcards; 1974 Fire unused (fine), another unused with crease, a third used first
  day (poor), Warriors set FD (stamps on reverse, label addresses), and Churchill FD (stamp
  on reverse, label address). Cat.£354. .. .. .. .. 40.
 540 U.K. Maximum Cards; 1968-75 useful collection in album. Most are in sets, majority with
  stamps on picture side. Some are cards of the stamp design (or an element of the design),
  others are of the same subject. Mainly with label or printed addresses, a few handwritten.
  Scarce range of pre-PHQ period, mainly with special handstamps. (135 cards) .. 70.
 541 U.K. Postage Lots; 1980-86 commems complete (except for Mailcoaches) u.m. in gutter
  blocks of four. Face value £195.36 (Smaller bid steps accepted on postage lots.)  £175.
 542 --; 290 of the 1978 Historic Buildings miniature sheet, face value £126. .. £110.
 543 --; 299 of the 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet, face value £148. .. .. £130.
 544 U.K. Unfranked Stamps; mixed batch of mainly 14p, 18p, 19p/2nd, 20p, 26p, 27p/1st values
  (and others, but with none with ½p) on paper. Total face value £107.15 .. 55.
 545 --; 2nd (32), 1st class (103), 26p (2), plus a few over 27p, and £24½ in values £1 to £5, all
  unfranked, on paper. Total face value £60.53  .. .. .. 30.
 546 Guernsey; 1941 postcard with UK KG6 defin 2d bisected, cat.£28. .. .. 12.
 547 --; 1941 (June) local cover which seems to have been sent locally with UK KG6 1½d
  (machine cancel), redirected next day with 2 ? Arms 1d (c.d.s. of St. Peter Port).  5.
 548 Jersey; 1941-43 Arms 1d mint four-block (mounted on two) showing a small plate flaw on
  the lower-right stamp (cat.£17. for u.m. normals) .. .. .. 6.
 549 --; Booklets; seln. of 13 different booklets from early 1970s – 10 stitched, 3 sachet. Cat.
  approx.£20. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 550 U.K. Perfins; a packet with a stated 188 stamps QV to KG6, and another with 800 QE
  stamps (pre-and post-decimal).  .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 551 --; seln. of 26 QV stamps, and one KE7, with various perfins. Good variety of scarcer stamps
  included, cat. about £500. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
*     --; see also UK 1873-80 1/-.
 552 U.K. Mixed Lots; 1840-1988 fairly untidy colln. in album, from cut-into penny black, some
  QV to KG6 and ranges of commercially used QE, often duplicated, and with some m.mint
  decimal sets. Also a few Jersey etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. 75.
 553 --; a stockbook of used, with two penny blacks (one is good-looking 4-margin, but has small
  thin on face, other is 2-margin), two 1840 2d blues (faults), other line-engraved (inc. 1841
  1d with “6” in maltese cross cancel), a number of surface-printed of mixed issues with values
  to 6d, 8d, 1/-, 2/6, a few KE7 to 2/6, KG5 to 10/-, KG6 with both high values sets, and some
  reasonable earlier QE issues. The more modern, while numerous, are of less value. (c.1,000) 95.
 554 --; a vaguely similar stockbook, but less extensive, with two penny blacks (one fair, other
  poor), poor 1840 2d, some QV/KE7 medium values, KG5 to 5/-, etc. (c.800) .. 45.
 555 --; 1902-c.1990 range on stockleaves, with 1929 PUC low values set (4) u.m., a selection of
  KE7 used, KG5 to 10/- u. (2), some KG6 high values used, and mixed QE. (100s) 70.
 556 --; a strangely balanced assembly in a binder. Starts with a no-margin penny black, then some
  other QV inc. an almost complete run of penny red plate numbers (mixed quality), mixed
  odds of little value (apart from a few high values) in KE7 to QE, a folded sheet of 1966
  Hastings 4d, two other sheets, and some modern commercial covers.  .. .. 35.
 557 --; assortment in filing box, with two stockbooks (QV to modern, mainly used), two small
  albums of covers, etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 558 --; packet containing a heavily duplicated (from 8 to 123 of each) u.m. pre-decimal Machins,
  1 1969 stitched Cooks booklet, and a small stockbook with some used QV “Jubilees” and
  range of dupl. KG6 low values etc. .. .. .. .. 15.
 559 --; 1964 Botanical set on GPO cover with Edinburgh special handstamp, but slit open and
  other faults, 7 different 1966 Burns FDCs, and a half-sheet of Burns 4d. .. 10.
 560 --; u.m. accumulation of KG6 commems inc. 3 complete sheets (folded) of S.W. 2½d, Vic-
  tory 2½d (30), Olympics and UPU fourblocks, etc. Also a few QE 1958 Games odds. (440) 10.

THE END OF THE SALE
© Robert Murray 2001


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