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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History


Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised




1076

PS

A

1841 (Mar 22) Mulready 1d Letter Sheet SG ME1, black Maltese Cross of 'LEWES' (b/s), Cat 500. Unusually fine.

250.00

$210.00






1077

C

A-

1852 (July 28) mourning cover to NSW with very fine Embossed 1/- with full margins & light numeral cancel of 'CARLISLE' (b/s in blue), London transit & Sydney arrival b/s of NO16/1852, insignifcant blemishes, Cat 1900 on cover.

750.00

No longer available




1078

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the Cheshire Cat, a Court Page (the address is on his back) & a Parrot in Legal Robes, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '108' (?) & fine 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling. [This and the next seven lots have remained in the addressee's family & have never before been on the market. Four of the envelopes bear the family crest 'IN TENEBRIS LUCET FIDO' embossed on the flap, which should help identify the illustrator]

500.00

$1,300.00






1079

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the Parrot in Legal Robes, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '150' & fine 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling.

500.00

$1,400.00






1080

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the White Rabbit in Playing Card Tunic, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '150' & fine 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling.

500.00

$1,250.00






1081

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the Mad Hatter, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '120' & 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling.

500.00

$1,050.00






1082

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring Alice (?) Riding Side-Saddle on a Stag, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '150' (?) & fine 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling.

500.00

$1,000.00






1083

C

A-

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the 'Mad Hatter's Tea Party', used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '157' & poor 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some inconsequential soiling. Delightful!

500.00

$1,600.00






1084

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the Dodo, used in Ireland with 'DUBLIN' duplex cancel on 1d Red Plate '164' & fine 'GALWAY' arrival b/s, some minor soiling.

500.00

$1,000.00






1085

C

B

1874 beautifully hand-illustrated Alice in Wonderland envelope in the style of Sir John Tenniel featuring the Mad Hatter Running (the address on his hat), minor soiling, unused.

250.00

$420.00




1086

C

A-

1877 oversize blue advertising postcard (177x146mm) for 'The City Pottery, Lamp and Lustre Galleries' with printed notice & very fine 'LONDON/ Z /PAID/ D /19NO77' datestamp in red, light horizontal crease, also 1900s group of 'postal mischief' used PPCs x8, condition generally fine. (Qty 10)

100.00T

$190.00T






1087

CL

B

1884 blue linen-lined cover registered to Australia with 1883-84 Greens & Lilacs 2d lilac and 1/- green pair (Cat 625 for single on cover) tied 'ST ANDREWS/SP24/84 - 300' duplex cancels with oval 'R' cachet alongside paying four-times 6d rate plus 2d registration fee, 'REGISTERED/LONDON' oval transit in red and 'SYDNEY/NO 1/84' arrival cds on back, some edge faults from bulky contents.

400.00

$300.00




1088

C

B

1900 Henry Gaze & Sons, Tourist Offices cover registered to Australia with Jubilee 10d purple & red and 1/- green & carmine SG 214 (Cat 1000 on cover) tied '...CHESTERTON RD.../OC19' d/s with blue 'R/Fee 2 paid' label alongside paying eight-times 2d rate plus 2d registration fee, some minor aging marks. An exceptional Jubilee franking.

600.00

$600.00




1089

CL

A-

1938 large cover (256x175mm) express airmail to Australia with KGV 9d pair, KGVI 3d and "set" of Re-Engraved Seahorses 2/6d 5/- and 10/- x2 tied by London cds, Melbourne arrival b/s, couple of minor corner folds not affecting stamps. [The rate was 1/3d per oz x23 + 6d express delivery fee]

400.00

$440.00




1090

PS

A/A-

POSTAL STATIONERY: Postal cards selection on display pages including 1870 d usage on First Day of Issue, 1882 De La Rue 'INLAND REVENUE/CERTIFYING STAMP' handpainted essay, postal markings including 1871 "clipped" at Manchester, 1873 arrowhead perfin at Liverpool, etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 20)

300.00T

$230.00T




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