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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Scotland
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1843 (Feb 4) double-rate entire to Scotland "By the Kennedy [?] if not already sailed" with fine strikes of the boxed 'YASS/POST PAID' h/s in red & oval Yass datestamp, Sydney & London (1JY1/1843) transits & boxed 'BALLINGALLOCH' arrival b/s, ironed-out vertical filing fold. A very appealing prestamp entire.
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VICTORIA - Postal History
1858 outer to Scotland "pr Australasia" with Emblems 2d pale lilac SG 45 vertical pair (margins good to large except at left where a little shaved) & 2d grey-lilac SG 45a single (good even margins) tied by BN '1' of Melbourne (poor b/s), two different 'GREENOCK/AU16/1858' arrival b/s, a bit soiled, repaired tear at upper-right clear of the stamps.
1860 (Jan 17) double-rate cover to Scotland "Via Marseilles" with scarce franking of Queen-on-Throne 6d blue SG 73 two pairs tied by BN '1' of Melbourne (b/s), unusually without a British entry datestamp but with very fine 'PRESTONPANS/MR7/60' arrival b/s in blue, docketing on the face & minor soiling.
PRESENTATION PACKS: REGIONALS: 1960 Forerunner Presentation Packs '7s 3d Twelve Regional Stamps', Type A, (for sale in the UK), SG Spec XPP1(a), containing one of each ordinary 3d, 6d & 1/3d from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, minor wrinkles, unopened, Cat £100, plus 1970 Scotland 3d - 1/6d Regional Definitives P.O. Pack #23.
PRESENTATION PACKS: 1974-2008 definitive low denominations in album with slipcase, Post Office and Royal Mail issues for England, Scotland, Ulster & Wales including NVI types, M/S, single-region and multiple region packs.
GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History
1668 entire letter headed "Whitehall 18 March 1668" & signed "Lauderdaill" to "The Earle of Tweddale to be/ Communicated to the Rest of my Commissioners", carried privately with no postal markings, some light soiling otherwise remarkably fine; also 1779 large-part brief entire to "The Earl of Lauderdale/Hatton" with 'LAU/DER' b/s, soiling/staining on the address panel. [The first, a marvellous epistle from John Maitland, Second Earl of Lauderdale (and the only Duke of Lauderdale) to John Hay, Second Earl of Tweeddale, states "By the post on monday last I received two from you..." and goes on to detail various sales of land by him, referring to "being Free of the Clauses Irritant" (a term peculiar to Scottish Law) and "...As to the Liquidation on the Coal, I think twelve pound Scots yearly a very low price for the Tenth load of Coall...accept their offer of nine Chalder of Victuall and freeing me of the Ministers Steipa...I doe ever rather desire a Smaller Rent well payed than a greater ill payed, which ruins the Tennand and Dissapoints the Master..." The second speaks of "maers" and a "hors"]