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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - King Edward VIII Issues
Extensive collection remainders with a very fine "Penny Black", QV ½d vermilion with 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp, KEVIII booklet panes x8, c.1952 Harrison & Sons "dummy stamps" No 17 33 & 39 on presentation cards, QEII Phosphor/Graphite PO Pack (very scarce), array of modern Commemoratives plus Christmas NVI booklets and 2007 & 2008 'Special Stamp' Year Albums, range of KEVII & KGV Controls, quantity of Machins to High Values including Cylinder Blocks, etc. Allow time to inspect.
1936 King Edward VIII collection on Hagners with Westminster First Day Covers for ½d 1½d & 2½d (1SEP/1936) & 1d (14SEP/1936) plus plain FDCs for the 1½d & 2½d, extensive array of Cylinder Blocks and booklet panes - some with Cylinder Numbers - many with advertising labels plus panes of 6 overprinted 'CANCELLED' comprising 1d with broad punch-holes, 1½d with two different punches setenant & 1½d unpunched in error, some minor aging but most are fine to very fine and many are unmounted. High catalogue value. Excellent lot for the specialist.
1936-37 KEVIII 'E 8 R' Watermark all-different Control Numbers comprising ½d 'A 37' single, 1d 'A 37' block of 6, 2d 'A 37' single, 3d 'A 37' strip of 3, 4d 'A 36' block of 4, 5d 'A 36' single & 1/- 'A 36' single, unmounted, Cat £500++ as singles.
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1926-37 inwards covers 1) 1926 (Oct 10) from USA flown Washington-Philadelphia then by sea (believed the earliest "airmail" item to the Seychelles); 2) 1935 (Sep 29) commercial from GB per Imperial Airways GB-Mombasa; 3) 1936 (Jan 29) US-GB per "Ile de France" to contact with Imperial Airways to Nairobi where forwarded to Seychelles; 4) 1936 (Nov 25) commercial usage of GB 4½d Registration Envelope "Via Mombasa/& KPM" (Dutch shipping line) uprated with KGV & KEVIII franking; and 5) 1937 (Nov 2) USA to Holland per "Queen Mary" then KLM to Bombay but with 'KARACHI/CANCELLED' h/s; all with 'VICTORIA' arrival cds, a few mostly minor faults.