Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueGREAT BRITAIN
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - GREAT BRITAIN
Two small albums of oddments & sets including some useful used blocks, some toning; then Castles No Wmk 2/6d complete sheet + half-sheet (75), CEPT 2d x120, Machin ½d brown x120 & £1.30 x100, unmounted.
Mostly used collection from Penny Black (3½ margins) and a few 2d Blues, then other QV issues to 5/- including some with attractive cancels (three with 'C' of Constantinople), £1 brown-lilac 'SPECIMEN' overprint * (faded), KEVII to 5/-, Seahorses to 10/- used, Wembley sets *, KGVI & QEII including some modern **, also group of Official overprints noted Army QV 6d, Inland Revenue QV 6d grey & 6d purple, Office of Works QV ½d vermillion & 1d lilac plus KEVII ½d & 1d, Parcels QV 1/- green & KEVII 9d plus a few Postage Dues, condition generally fine.
Oddments including QV 5/- carmine & 10/- ultramarine, Re-Engraved Seahorses 10/- with steel cds, 1925 Wembleys (**), etc, also very fine QV 'GOVT/PARCELS' 1/- green with 'SPECIMEN' h/s.
1971-2016 Collectionin five stockbooks and two albums including strips, sheetlets, M/S, peel & stick, non-denominateds, lots of Machins, also Regionals, mostly unmounted. Great thematic content & substantial face value.
POSTAGE DUES:1936-37 Wmk E8R 2/6d purple/yellow SG D26, well centred, unmounted, Cat £350. A key stamp of the brief reign of KEVIII.
POSTAL HISTORY:Mostly covers including 1806 from St Andrews, 1872 mourning cover to Melbourne with 4d & 6d, 1919 PPC to Australia with 'Postal Censor' cachet, 1936 airmail to New Zealand with 2/6d Seahorse, 1945 POW & Forces airletters, other postal stationery and a few Airgraphs, lots of airmails to Australia with KGVI and QEII frankings including Wildings & Machins, registered & official mail, censorship, generally fine.