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11General - British Colonies1937-52 Mainly mint George VI collection in a green Crown album(many 100s), fairly well filled including Antigua 1938-49 set, Ascension 1938-53 set, Australia defin sets to £1 and £2, Bahamas 1942 Columbus set, 1948 Eleuthera set, Basutoland 1938 set, Bechuanalan £2310
18General - British Commonwealth BRITISH EUROPE a valuable mint and used collection in an album, with CYPRUS (660) incl. 1880 on GB ½d plate 15 with nice '942' cancel, 1d plates 215 & 216 mint, 4d sage green mint, 6d grey used (straight edge at right), 1881 'CC' set nicely used, 1882 b US2 £3133
19General - British Commonwealth ISLAND COLONIES a splendid mint and used collection in an album, incl. Ascension (90) incl. 1938-53 to 10s mint, 1956 set fine used, 1963 set fine used, Falklands (220) incl. QV and KE7 to 1s, 1929 to 2s.6d fine used, 1938-50 to £1 fine used, 1952 set fi US2 £1566
30General - British Commonwealth1860s-1970s FINE USED COLLECTION on stockcards. Inc. SAMOA nice KGV-KGVI, SOUTHERN NIGERIA inc.KEVII to 2/6d,NIGERIA inc.1914-29 to 10/-,1921-32 to 1/-,1936 to 2/6d,KGVI to 5/-,S/Wedding,NTH.RHODESIA KGV to 2/6d,KGVI to 5/-,NYASALAND 'B.C.A.' 2/-,1895 to 6d, US £4895
239Bradbury Wilkinson Collection BANK NOTE DUMMY SECURITY PRINTINGS: a superb and highly attractive collection, incl. 19th century with Farringdon Road address, 1926 Female head, 1932 lady artist, 1934 and 1936 Charles I, 1950 Elizabeth I, 1958-65 Nelson types, 1967 Newton, 1973 Hogarth, £
242Bradbury Wilkinson Collection8ab BRITISH EAST AFRICA: 1890-95 3a black and bright red, IMPERF PAIR, mint with margins all round and large part gum, light gum bend. Cat £1200 £
246Bradbury Wilkinson Collection CANADA HEAD ESSAY: King Edward VII 1d 'SPECIMEN', recess printed in brown, a scarce imperforate proof, perforated 'SPECIMEN'. £
247Bradbury Wilkinson Collection CANADA HEAD ESSAY: King Edward VII 1d 'SPECIMEN', recess printed in purple, a scarce imperforate block of eight on thinned gummed paper (right stamps with light crease), the lower right stamp appears to be printed double, unmounted mint. £
248Bradbury Wilkinson Collection CANADA: 1880 BOURNE HEAD ONE PENNY ESSAY imperf plate proofs in black, purple, mauve, brown, green and in blue, fine and scarce. (6 proofs) £
249Bradbury Wilkinson Collection CANADA: 1880 ESSAYS 1d (Charles Dickens ?) and 6d Warrior, each imperf in green, fine and scarce. £
251Bradbury Wilkinson Collection CEYLON: 1947 New Constitution 15c DIE PROOF in green and orange with surround (63 x 45 mm), with guide lines in margins cut through, a lovely and scarce KGVI proof. £
253Bradbury Wilkinson Collection123-132s CYPRUS: 1928 Anniversary of British Rule set, overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very fine lightly hinged mint. (10) Cat £700 £
254Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: 1879 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE ONE PENNY ESSAY die proof block of four in black, fine and attractive. £
255Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: 1879 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE ONE PENNY ESSAY in brown, imperf on gummed paper. £
256Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: 1919 MERCURY HEAD '2' die proof in black, colour trials in mauve and in blue (perf. SPECIMEN), then archive cards with imperf proofs in vermilion, brown and in green, another card with deep brown, a further card with head only within a circu £
261Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: GREEK MAN WITH A HAT '3' LABELS, intact collection comprising die proofs in various colours (10, incl. scarce progressive proof), litho proofs, perforated sheetlets of nine (2) and 32 (4), imperf sheet of 100 in blue etc. (23 items) £
262Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: KING EDWARD VII & BATTLESHIP 2D design, letter press plate proof in black block of forty-five (9 x 5), single imperf colour trials (3 different, two with SPECIMEN perfin), then perforated blocks of four in red, blue and violet with coloured £
263Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: KING GEORGE FIFTH circa 1911 Specimen Stamp '4', with original enlarged artwork on board, die proofs in black, shades of purple/mauve ((7), green, brown and in red; also photo proof of the reversed design, and a 'negative' proof but with a M £
266Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: Possibly the ultimate- showing portions of twelve stamps incl. 1929 PUC £1, 2s.6d. Seahorse, Iraq 1r etc, recess printed in green and black, marginal creases clear of stamps. Highly impressive and attractive. £
267Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: Queen Victoria 1879 One Penny die proof in black, fine and scarce. £
268Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: REVENUE QUEEN VICTORIA HEAD on £goldbeater' type paper, inscribed 'Bradbury Wilkinson & Co Ltd, London & Paris, Timbre Mobile, Bollo Mobile, Revenue Stamp, Sello Movil similar to the Austrian thin paper stamps, with proofs of the head only £
269Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: Roman Laureated Head design REVERSED inscribed 'SPECIMEN STAMP' and '4', complete imperf sheet of 100 in brown on gummed paper (unmounted), some creasing affecting about 15 stamps. £200
270Bradbury Wilkinson Collection DUMMY STAMPS: THE LUXEMBOURG Grand Duchess Charlotte, 1928 die proofs in black, and numbered (used for the colours of Grenada 1953 Definiitve values) colour proofs in sepia, brown, violet, purple, and green. (6 items) £
273Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 1d imperforate colour trial upper left corner block of four in brown, a rare multiple, very fine. Cat £1200 £
274Bradbury Wilkinson Collection4 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 1s bistre brown, block of four, fine mint with usual streaky gum, lower pair unmounted. Cat £340 £
275Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 1s imperforate colour trial block of four in green, a rare multiple, very fine. Cat £1200 £
276Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 1s imperforate colour trial pair in olive black, fine. Cat £600 £
277Bradbury Wilkinson Collection3 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 6d blue-green, block of four, fine mint, the lower pair unmounted. Cat £480 £
279Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1878 6d imperforate colour trial right marginal pair in blue, fine. Cat £600 £
281Bradbury Wilkinson Collection6 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1882 4d grey-black, mint with small part gum. Cat £850 £
284Bradbury Wilkinson Collection9 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1885-91 4d pale grey-black with sideways watermark, mint with light crease. Cat £850 £
287Bradbury Wilkinson Collection11 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891 1d red-brown, fine mint. Cat £350 £
290Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 ½d, 2d, 2½d, 6d and 9d overprinted 'SPECIMEN', some gum faults, 9d fine. (5) Cat £700 £
294Bradbury Wilkinson Collection38 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 1s yellow brown, upper right corner block of six, showing DOUBLE VERTICAL ROW OF PERFS in right margin, fine unmounted mint with BPA certificate. Cat £450 £
296Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 2d violet IMPERFORATE PRINTERS' SAMPLE on card, with 'Engraved by Bradbury Wilkinson & Co Ld, London' at foot, beautiful and very rare. Cat £3000 £
297Bradbury Wilkinson Collection32 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 4d olive blck, a remarkable complete sheet of siixty, superb unmounted mint. (60) Cat £960 £
299Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 6d orange-yellow, watermark reversed, a rare right marginal horizontal block of twelve, very fine mint with ten being unmounted. Cat £1020 £
300Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 archive small 'SPECIMEN' handstamps in violet, on shades of ½d (5), 1d (6), 2d (2), 2½d (5), 4d (2), 6d, 9d (2) and 1s (2), fine without gum, very scarce. (25) £
301Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1891-1902 collection of fine mint shades with printing dates identified, with ½d (4), 1d (7, incl. SG 18 & 21), 2d (5, incl. block of four), 2½d (10, incl. SG 27 in pale and very pale shades, 28, 29, ), 4d, 6d, 9d (2) and 1s (2), a stunn Cat £2881 £
304Bradbury Wilkinson Collection41/42s FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1898 2s.6d and 5s overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very fine lightly hinged mint. (2) Cat £550 £
305Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1898 2s.6d IMPERFORATE PRINTERS SAMPLE IN GREEN, perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine and very beautiful. Cat £1000 £
306Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1898 5s. RED IMPERFORATE PRINTERS SAMPLE IN GREEN, perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine and very beautiful. Cat £1000 £
307Bradbury Wilkinson Collection127/135 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1933 Centenary set to 2s.6d, fine mint. (9) Cat £494 £
308Bradbury Wilkinson Collection127/138s FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1933 Centenary, perf. 'SPECIMEN', most without gum, lovely fresh colours. (12) Cat £4250 £
309Bradbury Wilkinson Collection146/163 FALKLAND ISLANDS: 1938-50 complete set in matching lower marginal full imprint pairs, very fine mint, the 10s and £1 hinged in margins only. (18 pairs) Cat £950 £
310Bradbury Wilkinson Collection FIJI: 1951 Health issue, unique archive of hand drawn or hand painted ESSAYS by R.A. Derrrick (2) and Rev. A. R. Tippett (2), all featuring the Anti T.B. symbol within the design, each fit on an album page, and with details included. (4 items) £
312Bradbury Wilkinson Collection43/54s GILBERT & ELLICE IS: 1939 KGVI set perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine mint, note this set printed by all three printers ! (12) Cat £600 £
315Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 2s.6d. Imperf COLOUR TRIAL proof in carmine, left marginal block of four with guide cross, with fine impression, large margins, right pair with a vertical crease. £
317Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 2s.6d. Imperf proof with fine impression, vertical pair with large margins, upper stamp creased. £
319Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 2s.6d. Rough proof, imperf block of four, fine. £
320Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 2s.6d. Rough proof, imperf block of four, from the post 1927 plates, manuscript marks, fine. £
321Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 5s imperf rough proof in a vertical pair, from the post 1927 plates, fine. £
322Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 5s. Imperf rough proof,upper marginal block of eight, showing guide cross in margin, some creasing, still a rare piece. £
323Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 Seahorse 5s. Imperf rough proofs in three different states, fine. (3) £
324Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorse 2s.6d 'SPECIMEN' type 23 overprint, very fine mint, with Royal certificate. Cat £900 £
325Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorse 2s.6d experimental printing with sideways watermark, overprinted 'CANCELLED' type 24, very fine mint. Cat £750 £
326Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorse 2s.6d with 'SPECIMEN' type 23 and 'CANCELLED' type 24 overprints, fresh mint with small hinge thin, very scarce. Cat £3000 £
327Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorses 10s. (broken 'S' plate) with 'CANCELLED' type 24 overprint, fine mint with minor tone spot to gum, unpriced by SG. £
328Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorses 2s.6d with 'CANCELLED' type 33 overprint, superb unmounted mint. Cat £1500 £
329Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorses 5s. With 'CANCELLED' type 24 overprint, fine mint. Cat £1000 £
330Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorses 5s. With 'SPECIMEN' type 32 overprint, fine mint, cernered to foot, extremely rare in this form. Cat £6500 £
331Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1918-19 Seahorses set with 'SPECIMEN' type 23 overprints, the 2s.6d with couple of shorter perfs, the 10s with small hinge thin, a scarce set, each with BPA certificate. (3) Cat £3500 £
332Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1924 Wembley, a later hand-painted sketch for a rejected 1d. Design depicting St. George and the Dragon, well executed in blue and black on card in a mount (162 x 162 mm.) and signed by Harold Nelson, very rare and attractive. £
333Bradbury Wilkinson Collection438s GREAT BRITAIN: 1929 PUC £1 black, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' in red, fine without gum as usually found on these. £
334Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1929 PUC £1 black, upper marginal example, unmounted mint with some gum wrinkling towards the foot. £
335Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1929 PUC £1, a later hand drawn sketch for a rejected design close to the oissued one, well executed in black on card (157 x 138 mm.) and signed by Harold Nelson, fine and rare. £
337Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: 1970 LITERARY ANNIVERSARIES the archive collection offered intact, with preliminary sketches, rough mock ups, enlarged artists work, letrafilm overlays, photographic proofs, progressive die proofs, plus photos used for the designs, also a F £
338Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER REBUILDING FUND, TOC H, 1943 unique archive collection, comprising die proofs for five designs, imperf colour trials for the six designs on B.W. cards, with three different colours for each, one of each marked 'appr £
342Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: LOCAL POSTAGE STAMP essays, Coat of Arms design imperf proofs in purple, vermilion, red, green, blue and in brown, fine and scarce. (6 proofs) £
347Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GREAT BRITAIN: THE FALKLAND ISLANDS HEAD 1879 printed in black with Queen's head to left, and inscribed 'Bradbury Wilkinson & Co Five Shillings', a rare imperf proof block of thirty-six (12 x 3), as submitted to the Post Office for the Surface Printing T £
349Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GRENADA: 1970 Pirates, the unique archive collection OFFERED INTACT, comprising DIE PROOFS of the Queen's head in numbered pairs (12, numbered 4 & 5, with different background shading), unissued Typo die proofs of the vignettes (7), then engraved die proo £
350Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GRIQUALAND: 1879 Revenue Queens head £5 imperforate plate proof pair in black on card, fine and scarce. £
351Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GRIQUALAND: 1879 Revenue Queens head 4d green, imperforate printers sample with 'SPECIMEN' perfin, fine. £
352Bradbury Wilkinson Collection GRIQUALAND: 1879 Revenue Queens head, superb unmounted mint blocks of four with 1d, 4d, 6d, 1s brown, 2, 3s, 5s, 10s, £1 and £5, as fresh as the day they were printed ! (10 blocks) £
356Bradbury Wilkinson Collection INDIA - HYDERABAD: 1902 Revenue 'H.H. THE NIZAM'S PROCESS FEE', imperf plate proof blocks of four with security hole punch on each, with 4a, 6a, 8a, 1r in blocks of four, then COLOUR TRIAL singles of 2a in green, brown, blue and vermilion, 4a in grey and £
360Bradbury Wilkinson Collection JERSEY: REVENUE STAMPS 1900-82 an astonishing and intact exhibition worthy collection, expertly written up on pages, arranged by orders of printing, often in matching corner examples, with issued stamps with values to £100, Jure-Justicier overprints, arch £
361Bradbury Wilkinson Collection40/54 MALAYA - KELANTAN: 1937-40 'Chef' set, very fine lightly hinged mint. (15) Cat £1600 £
363Bradbury Wilkinson Collection MALTA: 1956-58 £1 Baptism of Christ, a delightful B.W. artists hand painted essay in shades of orange, on grey card with surround 95 x107 mm, note the issued stamp was printed by Waterlow. £
368Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1874 'Nova Scotia' head essays, imperforate proofs in green, brown (showing head tilted) and in black, plus head only in green, very scarce. (4 items) £
369Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1874 Revenue Essay, Law Courts 1s. Blue, imperf proof in deep blue, believed to be unique. £
371Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1940 Centenary 8d. Black and red, imperforate proof in B.W. folder, endorsed alongside 'Approved W. Mason 20 Oct 1939', superb. £
372Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1942 Heath set, each in a matching corner IMPERF PLATE PROOF pair, fine unmounted mint, the 2d+ 1d with light bends. (2 pairs) £
374Bradbury Wilkinson Collection663/664 NEW ZEALAND: 1944 Health set in IMPERF plate proof blocks of four on card, fine and attractive. (2 blocks) £
375Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1944 Health superb and unique imperf proofs on B.W. archive cards, with master proof in deep lilac with blank value tablets (the card with a crease clear of the stamp), and the two issued stamps, each endorsed approved and dated. (3 proofs) £
376Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1954-63 OFFICIAL imperf matching left sheet marginal plate proof BLOCKS OF FOUR written up on pages, each with plate number and printing dates noted in pencil on backs, with 1d (2), 1½d , 2d (3), 2½d, 3d (5), 4d(2), 9d, 1s (2)and 3s, fine unm £
379Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NEW ZEALAND: 1955-59 imperf plate proof BLOCKS OF FOUR written up on pages, each with plate number and printing dates noted in pencil on backs, with 1d (3), 1½d , 2d (3), 3d, 4d(2), 6d (2) and 8d, fine unmounted mint. (13 blocks = 52 proofs) £
380Bradbury Wilkinson Collection250-253s NEWFOUNDLAND: 1935 Silver Jubilee set, in superb and rare matching upper right corner vertical strips of three, perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine unmounted mint. (4 strips) Cat £760 £
381Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NIUE: 1950 Pictorial set of ten imperf proofs on two B.W. archive page, each marked alongside 'approved in NZ', manuscript markings at foot of the pages 'Unapproved proofs, removed for destruction 20/12/49', unique and fine. £
382Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NIUE: 1950 Pictorial set, superb set in matching upper right corner IMPERF PLATE PROOF block of four, affixed to card. (10 blocks) £
384Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 £25 blue imperf, superb mint, a rarity with gum. £
385Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 £25 blue perforated, fine unused without gum as always found from the printers archive. £
386Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 £25 imperf proof in black on thin paper, fine and rare. £
387Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 £50 green imperf, fine unused without gum as always found from the printers archive. £
388Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 £50 imperf colour trial in red, fine with gum. £
389Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 2s.6d to £10 (Barefoot 5/9), matching lower left corner marginal examples, fine unused without gum as always found from the printers archive. (5) £
390Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 2s.6d to £10 IMPERF proofs, on ungummed paper, superb. (5) £
391Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1891 set, 2s.6d to £10 perforated, and £25 & £50 imperf, each with two 'SPECIMEN' perfins, fine with large part gum, the £50 with small hinge thins. (7) £
392Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1893 2s.6d 'FREEDOM JUSTICE COMMERCE' imperf proof mounted on archive card (103 x 129 mm), very fine, ex. Mcfalane collection. £
393Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1893 2s.6d 'FREEDOM JUSTICE COMMERCE' imperf proof, perforated 'SPECIMEN' on ungummed paper, ex. Mcfalane collection. £
394Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1893 superb hand painted essay for 2s.6d 'FREEDOM JUSTICE COMMERCE' on card (99 x 138 mm), very fine and unique, ex. Mcfalane collection. £
395Bradbury Wilkinson Collection NYASALAND: Revenue 1893 surcharged set (Barefot 12/15), perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine with large part gum. (4) £
397Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND - REVENUE: 1895 Chalon Impressed Duty 3d blue to £500 lilac, a stunning complete set, Barefoot 1/63, fine with large part gum and usual circular impressed cancels. (63 stamps) £
398Bradbury Wilkinson Collection161a QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon £1 deep green on thick paper, showing the re-entry, fine mint. Cat £850 £
399Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon 10s. Imperforate printers sample in deep green on card, with 'SPECIMEN' perfin, fine and scarce. £
400Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon 2s. (thick paper), 2s.6d, 5s., 10s. And £1, each with local 'SPECIMEN' overprint in blue or violet (2s.), all but the 2s.6d with part to large part gum. (5 stamps) £
401Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon 2s. And 2s.6d imperforate plate proofs, a rare 'set' of matching lower marginal examples in the issued colours, each marked 'approved 2/3/82' and 'for 2s' and similar for 2s.6d, 5s, 10s and 20s (£1), comprising 2s. In bright blue, £
402Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon 2s. Imperforate plate proof in bright blue, orange, green and in black on thick paper, fine and attractive. (4 proofs) £
403Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon 2s. Imperforate plate proofs in deep blue, orange and in green (this withpart B.W. imprint at base)), each with manuscript 'Essay' in violet ink, a very rare trio. (3) £
404Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 Chalon master proof in black on thick card, fine and rare. £
406Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: 1882 superb imperforate proof of the 2d. Sideface in red, affixed to card 50 x 48 mm, engraved by W. Ridgway. £
407Bradbury Wilkinson Collection QUEENSLAND: Revenue 1880 Chalon Stamp Duty, a range of imperforate plate proofs comprising 1d and 6d blocks of four, 1s, 2s and 2s.6d singles, 5s and 10s pairs, 20s single, fresh and attractive. (16 proofs) £
408Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA AND NYASALAND: Revenue 1956 6d to £5 set, and 1961 reprinted 10s and £1, each in a matching unmounted mint lower left corner block of four, with printing dates in pencil in the margins, very fine and rare. (11 blocks) £
409Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1892 £5 Arms, imperf PRINTER'S SAMPLE in light blue, on thick ungummed paper, very scarce. £
411Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1892 Arms 1d to £10 set of IMPERF PLATE PROOFS on thick gummed paper, each with god margins and large part gum, extremely rare set. (11 proofs) £
412Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1892 Arms 1d to £10 set, PERFORATED 'SPECIMEN', each fresh with large part gum, rare. (11 stamps) £
413Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1892 provisional surcharged ½d, 2d and 4d, perf. 'SPECIMEN', large part gum, very scarce. (3) £
414Bradbury Wilkinson Collection14/17 RHODESIA: 1892 provisional surcharges set, fine mint. (4) Cat £650 £
415Bradbury Wilkinson Collection18/26 RHODESIA: 1892-94 archive collection of upper marginal blocks of four without gum as normal for these, each with pencil printing date in the margin, comprising all different for shades etc ½d (6), 2d (8), 3d (3), 4d (6), 8d (4), 3s (2) and 4s, stunningly £
417Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1892-94 set of seven values, perorated 'SPECIMEN', large part gum, scarce issue. (7) £
419Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: 1895 4d yellow brown, IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS with and without value printed on gummed paper. Note B.W. sold their plates to Perkins Bacon, who only produced the value inscription. (2 proofs) £
420Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: Revenue 1966 £100 orange and blue, IMPERF PROOF on B.W. gilt edged card (113 x 152 mm), endorsed 'approved - letter 5/11/64', superb and unique ! £
422Bradbury Wilkinson Collection RHODESIA: Revenue 1966 £100 orange and blue, unmounted mint lower marginal imprint block of four. £
423Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SAMOA: 1921 Native Hut ½d to 1s. Set of twelve values, each in a matching lower right corner PLATE PROOF block of four in deep blue, fine without gum. (12 blocks) £
425Bradbury Wilkinson Collection205 SAMOA: 1949 5d Apia Post Office, B.W. archive card displaying imperf PLATE PROOFS in sepia and red, olive and purple, and the issued colours, marked A, B, C, the issued one endorsed alongside 'Approved 13/10/45', unique and fine. £
426Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SAMOA: 1949 5d Apia Post Office, two unique and superb L.C. Mitchell hand drawn pencil ESSAYS, each 155 x 133 mm, the vignette similar to the issued design, one with a different frame and without Post Office inscription, the other almost as issued but wit £
427Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SAMOA: 1952 Pictorial issue, a unique set of imperf plate proofs affixed to four B.W. archive cards, each with 'Approved in NZ' endorsement alongside, other unapproved proofs removed for destruction. Fine and highly attractive. (10 proofs) £
428Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SAMOA: 1952 Pictorial set, in IMPERF plate proof blocks of four, unmounted mint. (10 blocks) £
429Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SAMOA: 1958 Inauguration of Parliament set of three, in matching lower right corner IMPERF PLATE PROOF blocks of eight, each showing inmprint and plate number '1', endorsed 'Approved 18-12-57'. (3 blocks = 24 proofs) £
430Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SARAWAK: 1934 Brooke original 1c to $10 set of IMPERF PLATE PROOFS, superb unmounted mint. (20 proofs) £
432Bradbury Wilkinson Collection126/145 SARAWAK: 1945 BMA set, fine mint. (20) Cat £550 £
433Bradbury Wilkinson Collection146/149 SARAWAK: 1946 Centenary set in matching leftmarginal horizontal IMPERF PROOF pairs, unmounted mint. (4 pairs) £
435Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SARAWAK: 1947 Cypher overprint set, perf. 'SPECIMEN', unmounted mint. (15) Cat £400 £
436Bradbury Wilkinson Collection155-167s SIERRA LEONE: 1932 Palms set, perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine mint. (13) Cat £325 £
437Bradbury Wilkinson Collection155-167 SIERRA LEONE: 1932 Palms set, unmounted mint. (13) Cat £275 £
438Bradbury Wilkinson Collection168-180 SIERRA LEONE: 1933 Abolition of Slavery set, very fine lightly hinged mint. (13) Cat £1100 £
443Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: 1953 hand drawn 6d essay in red ink on card (65 x 53 mm), fine and unique. £
444Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue - PERSONAL TAX 1961 original set comprising 3d, 3/4d, 10s and £1, IMPERF proofs affixed to two (108 x 152 mm) gilt edged archive cards, 'BRADBURY, WILKINSON & COMPANY. LTD' imprint at base, aproved endorsement at side. Fine and £
445Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue - PERSONAL TAX 1961-64 unique collection of progressive die proofs on gummed paper (7 x 70 mm) for 3d (2), 9d (2), 3s (2), 3s.4d (4), 10s (2), £1 (9) and £3 (2), in various colours, all numbered at upper right corner, some with £
446Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue - PERSONAL TAX 1964 3d to £3 set (Barefoot 5/11) in superb lower marginal imprint blocks of twelve, unmounted mint. (7 blocks = 84 stamps) £
447Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1930 KGV ‘Field Marshal’ imperf colour proofs (3) of the £1, printed in different shades of purple or mauve, and each affixed to a gilt-edged presentation card (63x104mm) with printed label at base ‘ENGRAVED & PRINTED BY BRADBUR £
448Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1931 £1, hand painted essay on card, with photographic head, the work of B.W. artist E. Jackman, fine and unique. £
449Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1931 £5 ‘Field Marshal’ imperf colour proof in close to issued colours, affixed to a gilt-edged presentation card (63x104mm) with printed label at base ‘ENGRAVED & PRINTED BY BRADBURY WILKINSON & CO LTD / NEW MALDEN SURREY.’, £
450Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1931 King's head issue, the set 3s to £50 in archive marginal blocks of four, each with printing dates in pencil on the margins (showing various shades), without gum as always found, comprising 3s (3), 7s.6d (2), 10s (3), £1 (4) £
451Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1953 4d imperforate proof on B.W. card, endorsed 'pattern A approved', the card would originally have had four proofs, the other three removed and further endorsed '3 proofs not approved, removed for destruction', also includes £
452Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1953 hand painted essay for the £1 on card (85 x 62 mm), similar to the postage issue of the same year. Fine and unique. £
453Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SOUTHERN RHODESIA: Revenue 1953-65 archive collection of unmounted mint marginal blocks of four, almost all with pencil printing dates in the margins, and showing various shades, comprising 1d, 2d (7), 3d (2), 4d (2), 6d (2), 1s (3), 2s (3), 2s.6d (3), 3s £
456Bradbury Wilkinson Collection114/123 ST HELENA: 1934 Centenary set, fine mint. (10) Cat £425 £
457Bradbury Wilkinson Collection114/123s ST HELENA: 1934 Centenary set, perf. 'SPECIMEN', very fine mint. (10) Cat £475 £
458Bradbury Wilkinson Collection STAMPS: 1861 WYON QUEEN VICTORIA THREE PENCE ESSAY, imperf proofs in blue, green, brown, red and in blue, fine and very rare. (5 proofs) £
470Bradbury Wilkinson Collection SWAZILAND: Rervenue 1974 Graded Tax, B.W. archive cards with imprint, one bearing imperf plate proofs of the 1r in green (2) with values overlaid by stuck down background cut-outs, a similar card with two imperfc in blue, with overlaid 1.50E overprints in £250
472Bradbury Wilkinson Collection74/92s TANGANYIKA: 1922-24 and 1925 Giraffe sets, overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very fin emint. This set is unusual in that the set was printed by B.W. and then overprinted by De La Rue, possibly the only such instance of dual printers work ! (19) Cat £1050 £
473Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TASMANIA: 1881 Beer Duty, complete set of six values 1/d to 13/6 (Barefoot 13/18), very fine unused (apart from the 1/s which has a piece of the marginal area at top), otherwise stunning and very rare, once gracing the legendary FERRARI COLLECTION. (6 s £
474Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TASMANIA: 1891 'Nova Scotia' head, 1d superb imperf proof in deep blue, affixed to card 37 x 42 mm, fine and rare. £
476Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878 Revenue Queen's head £1, SUPERB HAND PAINTED ESSAY in purple with printed head inserted, on card and further mounted on archive card. Purchased from R. Bodily in 1951. £
477Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878 Revenue Queen's head £10 imperforate plate proof pair in black on card, fine. £
478Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878 Revenue Queen's head £5 imperforate printers sample in unussued brown, perf. 'SPECIMEN', fine and rare. £
480Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878 Revenue Queen's head 6d, 1s blue, 2s , 5s, 10s, £1 (crease), £2 and the very rare £20 (some trimmed perfs at case), each with large part gum, seldom seen. (8 stamps) £
484Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878-80 Queen's head mint range, with the set to 2s (6d corner example imperforate (cut down at right ?), plus 1d and 4d pairs, 6d block of four, mainly fine. (15 stamps) Cat £826 £
485Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRANSVAAL: 1878-84 Revenue Queen's head 6d, 1s blue, 1s.6d olive green, 2s, 2s.6d, 5s, 10s and £1 in lower marginal blocks of four, imperforate horizontally between stamp and margin, some showing paper markers watermark incl. £1 and £2, fine without gum, £
486Bradbury Wilkinson Collection TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: 1935 Revenue $1.20 and $4.80, (Barefoot 30/31), superb unmounted mint. (2) £
488Bradbury Wilkinson Collection UNITED STATES: 1851 George Washington Three Cents essays, in deep purple, blue, red, brown and in green, extremely RARE ! (5 proofs) £
1208Austria1850-2007 a fairly extensive mainly used collection displayed in three albums, incl. 1850-54 imperf Arms (18) incl. 1k (2) and 2k (2), 1858-59 incl. 1k and 2k both types, 3k, 1863 perf. 14 set, 1867 to 50k, 1874-80 to 50k, 1883-90 issue sorted by perf types, 1890-9 US2 £1175
1457Bahamas170a1942 Columbus 8d ultramarine and scarlet, left marginal horizontal pair, the second stamp (row 5/2) showing the very rare variety 'COIUMBUS', mint with toned gum. Cat £13000 US4 £
1468Bahamas1751942 Columbus £1 deep grey-green and black on thick paper, rare complete left pane of sixty, unmounted mint, some mild toning to reverse. Cat £4800 US4 £1025
1494Bahamas149eb1952 ½d brown purple, lower two rows of the sheet, one lower stamp showing error ST EDWARD'S CROWN, superb unmounted mint, a KGVI rarity ! Cat £4250 US4 £
1970Belgium1849-1970s ORIGINAL COLLECTION on leaves, starts with nice ranges of 10c x2, 20c, Medallions to 40c from various printings, The perf.type Medallions from all printings to 40c x 3, + 1c m.m.1965-6 to 1 Fr f.u.1869-80 to 1 Fr.c.d.s.Then the usua US £1224
3029Brunei - Japanese OccupationJ191942-44 $25 black/red with Japanese OVERPRINT INVERTED very fine used with full Japanese c.d.s., pencil signature on reverse, please request an extension for certification if required Cat £3500 US6 £
3148Canada1859-1969 EXTENSIVE COLLECTION on leaves, stamps in Hawid mounts.Starts 1859, Albert 10c SG 35.1864 2c Rose,1868-71 Ottawa 2c,12½c,15c.1870-88 Small Heads to 10c Salmon, 1889-97 to 10c Salmon-Pink, 1893 20c stain, 1893 8c, 1897-8 Maple Leaf set to 10c, Cat £14835 US £1762
4357Cyprus84a1912-15 KGV MCA wmk 45pi with 'broken bottom left triangle', superb original gum, appears unmounted though probably is a lightest hinge example. Very rare variety in this condition, delightful. Cat £1800 US2 £
4368Cyprus99a1921-23 KGV MCA wmk 45pi corner marginal plate 1 pair with variety 'broken corner triangle' in right had stamp. Unmounted mint. A show-stopper!! Cat £2750 US £
4542Denmark1851-1985 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION on printed leaves.Starts 1851 4 R.B.S. X 2, 1854-7 2 Sk,4 Sk.8 Sk,1858-62 4 Sk x 2,1863 Rouletted 4 Sk.1864-8 Crown & Crossed Swords vals. to 8 Sk, 1870-1 New numeral types to 16 Sk, 1875-9 to 100 ore with many shades and some invert £1500
4545Denmark1852-1980 a collectors accumulation of mint and largely used issues, displayed in a stockbook, with light to moderate duplication, note a good range of classic imperfs incl. 1854-59 2sk with four margins on piece, 8sk (6), and 16sk (5, one mint with four margins, US3 £1022
4716Dubai240a1966 60d on 60np olive green & orange red 'New Currency' surcharge issue with variety 'DIRHRMS' FOR 'DIRHAMS', fine used with part roller cancel. A major rarity of Dubai. (SG 240a) US3 £
4936Falkland Islands1381933 Centenary £1 very fine mint Cat £2500 £
4938Falkland IslandsZ641933 Centenary 10s, with partial SOUTH GEORGIA cds AP 24 (?), very fresh, v.f.u. Cat £2250 US2 £
5189Finland1856-1985 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION on printed leaves with Hawid mounts.Starts 1856 Imperf. 10 k Rose (small pearls, wove paper, large margins,pen cancelled.Roulette ranges inc. 1860, 5k & 10k.1866-74 ranges to 1 Mark, 1875-81 Arms types to 32p, 1881-3 25p, 188 £1000
5732German States a collectors accumulation of mint and largely used issues, displayed in a stockbook, with light to moderate duplication, the early issues rather mixed condition, later generally good to fine, note Baden 1851-52 1k on buff used (part margins), 9k on rose US3 £1022
5740Germany1872-2010 an extensive largely used original intact collection displayed in four albums, incl. Empire 1872 small shield both complete sets, Numerals 10g unused, 30g pen cancelled, large shield thaler set, gulden set (2k and 18k unused), 1875-79 with shades to 50pf US2 £1175
6044Gibraltar1081925-32 Script £5 violet and black fresh lightly mounted mint, very fine Cat £1600 £
6045Gibraltar1081925-32 KGV £5 violet & black, mint, lightest hinge trace, superb colour & very fine Cat £1600 US2 £
6298Great Britain1840-1970 A mint & used substantial collection in a black Simplex album(c130 leaves). From a QV section including 1d blacks(3 - with 2 nice four margined examples), a fine plate 2 2d blue, 1841 2d x 3 (four margined), later includes 1d plates set to 224, a small su US £1224
6417Great Britain - QV (line engraved)5e1840 2d blue, JC, 3 margins, with BLUE MALTESE CROSS, small thin at edge, fresh, fine used. RARE. RPS Cert. available if required. Cat £15000 US3 £
6521Great Britain - QV (line engraved)81841 1d red-brown, 291 examples on Lighthouse hingeless leaves, much above-average condition with many many 4 margins examples, 83 stamps with MC cancels (one with NUMBER 5 IN CROSS), range of shades, most MC stamps (plus others) with plate numbers identified Cat £13000 £2100
7048Great Britain - QV (line engraved)8-101841-53 1d reds (used) on old album leaves, with examples of earlier & later plates and their corner letters. Of the 52 examples there are 39 examples with 4 margins, the rest just clipped in places. A super lot for study (52) Cat value is minimum, cheaper shades Cat £18000 £1050
7052Great Britain - QV (line engraved)16b1850 HENRY ARCHER 1d red-brown, perf 16, plate 100, PB, off-centre to NW, fresh, small part o.g. RPS Cert. (2013). Cat £3500 US £
7264Great Britain - QV (line engraved)43/41864-79 1d red, plates 71 to 224 apparently complete, ex. pl. 115, five examples are used, the others mint/o.g., many are partly stuck down by hinge but will lift with a little care, most with some degree of gum toning, a few without gum, condition varies but mos Cat £11300 US3 £1602
7293Great Britain - QV (line engraved)48/91870 ½ d rose, the remarkable complete sheet reconstruction (less one stamp FF, but with extra FE), AA-TX, 102 stamps are mint/o.g. (incl. pl. 8 x 6, pl. 20 x 3 etc.), 29 stamps are unused no gum (incl. plate 9 cut into at right) and the rest used (incl. pl. 9 US6 £
7356Great Britain - QV (embossed)551847 1s green, into at top and at left, light diagonal crease at bottom, m.m. Rare. Cat £24000 US3 £
7365Great Britain - QV (embossed)571847 10d deep brown, 3 margins, some old faded manuscript at top and bottom on reverse, very fresh m.m. SG Spec. H2(2). SCARCE. Cat £15000 US3 £
7385Great Britain - QV (embossed)59wk1847 6d dull lilac, watermark inverted and reversed, just shades at left, fresh, very l.m.m. Cat £19500 US3 £
8001Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1271867-83 wmk Cross 5s pale rose, plate 2,FG, centred to bottom, short perf at bottom, fresh, part o.g. Rare. Cat £18000 US3 £
8008Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1291867-83 wmk Cross £1 brown-lilac, EJ, centred low, GLASGOW cds of MY 22 82, clear profile, fresh, fine used. Cat £4500 £
8011Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1301867-83 wmk Anchor blued paper 5s rose, horizontal pair EC-ED, neat light oval cancels, fresh, v.g.u. SCARCE. Cat £9600 £
8015Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1311867-83 wmk Anchor 10s greenish grey, on blued paper, DB, good colour, fine used. Cat £5200 £
8016Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1311867-83 wmk Anchor blued paper 10s grey-green, EB, well centred, light 1883 cds, very fine used. Cat. £1900 incl. premium. US £
8017Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1331867-83 blued paper £5 orange, CG, poor perfs at top, corner crease at lower left ends in small closed tear, partially reperforated, regummed, good unused. EXTREMELY RARE. BPA Cert (2007). Cat £70000 US9 £
8029Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1361867-83 wmk Anchor £1 brown-lilac, CH, well centred, small closed tear at centre right, decent colour, v.g.u. Scarce. Cat £9000 US2 £
8031Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1371867-83 £5 orange, AG, well centred, GLASGOW cds clear of profile, couple of blunted perfs at bottom, super fresh colour and free from creasing, v.f.u. With original purchase invoice for £110 in 1971! Cat £4750 £
8032Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1371867-83 £5 orange, BI, centred to bottom, small faint tone patch at bottom, heavy vertical gum crease, l.m.m. Attractive. Cat £14500 US £
8090Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1381873-80 wmk Anchor blued paper 2½d rosy mauve, plate 3, EF, centred to NE, appears to be genuine, fair to good used. Cat £5750 £
8247Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1531873-80 4d sage-green, IMPERF IMPPRIMATUR HORIZONTAL PAIR, EK-EL, sheet margin with imprint at right '…el, 2s per …', light gum wrinkles, small tone spot on one stamp and in margin, o/wise very fresh, fine l.m.m. RARE. Cat £6400 US3 £
8475Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1751883-84 blued paper 2s6d lilac, EB, centred to right, light vertical gum crease at right, o/wise extremely fresh and crisp, fine m.m. Philatelic Expertising (GB) Ltd. Cert. (1995). SCARCE. Cat £6750 US3 £
8478Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1761883-84 blued paper 5s rose, DG, full PLYMOUTH cds, fine used. Cat £4000 £
8511Great Britain - QV (surface printed)179a1883-84 2s6d lilac, MA, on BLUED PAPER in white paper period, MR 22 92 cds, short perf at bottom left, v.g.u. SCARCE. Cat £3600 £
8534Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1821883-84 10s cobalt, GH, centred to NW, slightly washed, small blemishes, oval Registered pmk., v.g.u. Philatelic Expertising (GB) Ltd. Cert. (1996). RARE. Cat £8250 US2 £
8621Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1851884 £1 brown lilac wmk Crowns, very fine used Cat £3000 US £
8758Great Britain - QV (surface printed)2121891 £1 green, AC, small gum crease at bottom, h/r, fresh m.m. Cat £4000 US £
8784Great Britain - KEVII(230)1902 DLR 2½d, DIE PROOF in black on white glazed card, without marking, very fine. Scarce. Cat £3250 US £
9189Great Britain - KEVII3201911-13 SH £1 deep green, a couple of small faint gum bends mentioned for accuracy, very fresh, fine m.m. Cat £2000 US £
9254Great Britain - KGV(342)1912 (Jan) 1d scarlet-vermilion, centred to SE, lower marginal example, fine u.m. SG Spec. N11 (6). Photocopy of Brandon Cert. (2005) for block of 4, from which this has been taken. VERY SCARCE. Cat £1700 US £
9445Great Britain - KGV(392)1912-24 9d agate, HORIZONTAL IMPERF IMPRIMATUR PAIR, fine and fresh, marginal u.m. Ex. National Postal Museum Archive, with light BPMA handstamps on reverse. RARE. Cat £15000 US £
9504Great Britain - KGV363a1912-24 1½d chocolate-brown, block of 4 with interpane pillars at top, stamps are u.m., very fine. RPS Cert. (1986). Cat £1500 US £
9551Great Britain - KGV(400)1913 Waterlow 2s6d, IMPERF COLOUR TRIAL in rose-red, on thin paper, fine and fresh. RARE. Cat £5500 US £
9554Great Britain - KGV(403)1913 Waterlow £1 deep green, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 26, well centred, short perf at top, extremely fresh and vibrant, fine l.m.m. SG Spec. N72 (2). Cat. £3250+ US £
9559Great Britain - KGV397-81913 Multiple Cypher ½d and 1d (gum yellowing) in blocks of 4, EXCELLENT PERFS, m.m. Extremely rare (see footnote after SG398). Cat £3500 US £
9587Great Britain - KGV4031913 Waterlow £1 green, centred to NW, two heavy vertical gum creases, lovely fresh colour, m.m. Cat £3500 US £
9588Great Britain - KGV4031913 Waterlow £1 green, some short/blunted perfs at bottom, fresh, barest trace of hinge, l.m.m. Cat £3500 US £
9622Great Britain - KGV4111915 DLR 10s deep blue, centred to SW, gum toning, some short perfs at upper right, l.m.m. Cat £3750 US £
9627Great Britain - KGV4121915 DLR 10s blue, off-centre to NW, very fresh, l.m.m. Scarce. Cat £3250 US £
9779Great Britain - KGV428wi1924-26 10d, WATERMARK INVERTED, very fresh, fine l.m.m. SCARCE. Cat £2750 US £
9796Great Britain - KGV(435)1929 PUC 1d TETE-BECHE IMPERF IMPRIMATUR horizontal pair, very fine and fresh, u.m. From a split booklet pane from National Postal Museum Archives (light BPMA handstamps on reverse). RARE. Cat £24000 US £
9797Great Britain - KGV(436)1929 PUC 1½d TETE-BECHE IMPERF IMPRIMATUR horizontal pair, very fine and fresh, u.m., split booklet pane. From a National Postal Museum Archive (light BPMA handstamp on reverse). RARE. Cat £24000 US £
9958Great Britain - KGV441 var1934-36 large format 1½d marginal block of 8, with DRAMATIC MISPERF/PART PERF, diagonal gum crease affects three, fresh u.m./m.m. Unique. US £
10332Great Britain - Covers A valuable collection of desirable Great Britain First Day Covers focussing upon the scarce, rare and valuable earlier definitive high value FDCs and supporting lower value definitive ranges. Commencing 3 margin 1d black letters T-I upon pretty small (app US £
10338Great Britain - Covers - QV1820s-1950s Just how often does an original archive turn up these days? Looking back, I remember being on the periphery of the discovery of the ‘Corsini’ correspondence – even today when such letters turn up they seem to be avidly snapped up. But, all those tales of US4 £
10615Great Britain - OfficialsO101884-88 INLAND REVENUE 10s, CC, central upright BRADFORD YORKS cds, fine used. Wenvoe/Roberts Cert. (2018). Cat £3750 US £
11025Great Britain - Revenues1889 BOARD OF EDUCATION set to £5, ovptd. CANCELLED Type 14 or SPECIMEN Type 9 (10s and £1), fine and fresh, l.m.m. RARE. (6) US £
11031Great Britain - Telegraphs(T16)1876 10s, IMPERF COLOUR TRIAL IN GREY-GREEN, marginal block of 4, AG-BH, each ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 8, vertical bend, fresh u.m. Scarce. Cat £1300 US £
11303Great Britain - BookletsZp1a-DY161969-2016 QEII PRESTIGE BOOKLETS.Complete set, from 1969 Cooks through to 2016 175th Anniv.Penny Red.Clean as issued.(70 Booklets). HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS £1000
11867Hong Kong54b1898 (1st April) 10c on 30c grey-green, SURCHARGE DOUBLE with equal intensity, from position 17 of the third printing showing broken 'EN', very fine mint, and with 2011 BPA photo certificate signed by Schneider, Granger and Taylor, probably the most knowledgea US7 £
12056Hong Kong140-621938-52 Defin set complete plus some shades(30) on nine FDCs, the 1938 issues are illustrated covers, a rare assembly, Yang HK$40,000, about £4,000 US £
12177Hong Kong209d1973 Annigoni $10 on glazed paper, unmounted mint block of four, extremely rare. Cat £9000 US7 £
12470Iceland1873-1985 ORIGINAL COLLECTION (balance) on printed hingeless leaves.Starts 1873 Arms Perf. 12½,16sk m.m.1876 Arms 5a Ultramarine m.m.Perf.14x13½,6a,10ax2,16a,c.d.s.+ 20a,40a m.m.1882-98 Wmk.Crown Perf.14x13½ to 100a taken as cheapest shades, Perf.13 to 25a inc.16a Cat £12850 £1750
12471Iceland1873-1995 a substantial and valuable mint (much of later is unmounted) and used (often both and some light duplication) collection OFFERED INTACT and displayed in a handsome pair of Lighthouse albums with slipcases; highlights incl. 1873 4sk fine mint, 3sk unused, US3 £2044
12592India1855-73 Mainly used accumulation in a stock book(approx 1,440) heavily duplicated with many better stamps, some nice multiples, much postmark interest, condition well above average, catalogue value in excess of £14,000, an interesting lot. HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BI US £1175
12918Israel1948-9 INTERIM emergency period covers/items. Almost all 65 items being covers including registered,,bearing interim period adhesives, mand with handstamp ovpts. April 1949 IPPSA Newsletter Vilume 1 No8 accompanies details (INTERIM PERIOD) list of Post Offices a £1500
13090Italy1850-1990's a largely used and all different original and intact collection displayed in two albums, incl. Lombary and Venetia 1850-57 5c (2) and 10c (2) with four margins, 1859-62 set, 1863 and 1864 Arms sets, other States with ranges of Modena, Naples 1858 1g pair, US2 £1410
13601Labuan68a1894-96 Canoe 8c rose red perf 13½-14 complete sheet of 100 fresh unmounted mint, light gum creasing affects about 10 stamps, two small tone spots on reverse, otherwise very fine Cat £4500 US3 £
13632Labuan96ab1897-1901 Pictorial Mount Kinabalu 18c black and olive bistre vertical pair with margin at foot imperf between stamps and between lower stamp and margin very fine cancelled to order Cat £3250 US5 £
13998Lithuania - Polish Occupation4-131920 (23 Nov) Lithuanian set with Arms of Poland & Lithuania overprint. 2m on 15s to 10m on 5a, all very fine mint, some hinge remains. Three values signed Richter & all signed Stolow. A very rare set. Further certification available if required(10) Cat £5585 £
14001Luxembourg6/18751859-2010 A valuable mint & used collection in a 4-ring album, from a very nice range of imperf, rouletted & coloured roulettes(mixed condition), including 1959 4c yellow mint, 37½c vfu, etc. 1882-84 various perfs with vals to 1fr(2 - mint) & 5fr mint & fine used, US £1762
15081Mauritius131848-59 2d blue, intermediate impression, very lightly used with numeral 1 cancel, four clear margins, very fine Cat £3500 £1050
15593Nepal1881-1930 a valuable and original old time collection of first types displayed in a small book, mainly in very nice used condition (largely usual telegraph cancels), highlights incl. 1881 imperf 2a and 4a with four margins unused, 1886-89 clear impression 2a with f US2 £1566
15615Netherlands1864-1988 COLONIES COLLECTION nicely written-up on leaves. Starts CURACAO 1873 William III types to 50c m.m. or f.u., 1889 Numerals, 1891 Surch.1892-3 to 30c,1895 surcharges, 1903-8 to 50cm.m.1915-33 Numerals & Queen types to 2½G m.m.or f.u.etc. ANTILLES 1950-79 N US3 £1022
16309Newfoundland16a1862-4 QV Hand-made thin semi-transparent paper, without mesh.1d Red-Brown. 4 neat even margins.Fresh mint with full original gum, very lightly hinged.Attractive and RARE. Cat £8500 US2 £
17039Norway1855-1920s COLLECTION/ACCUMULATION on large-format stockcards. All used unless stated, with duplication throughout showing many shades/printings. Starts with 1855 Lion types 4sk x 6 inc.2 on pieces, inc. Some nice 4-margined examples.1856-60 King Oscar Heads 2sk x 2 £1750
17442Portugal - Colonies - Mozambique1876-1990 EXTENSIVE ORIGINAL COLLECTION on leaves; starts Crown types,1876,Perf.12½ most to 300r inc.50r Green f.u.Perf.13½ to 300r, 1881-5 Colour changes inc.20r Rosine m.m.(thin spot), 1886 King types to 300r,1894 Perf.11½ 200r, Perf.12½ 300r, 189 US £1335
17454Portugal - Colonies - Nyassa Company1898-1925 Mint and used collection on leaves(approx 515, including some duplicates) including 1898 overprints on Mozambique sets mint, 1901 Pictorial set mint and used, ditto 10 values to 300R with inverted centres mint(cat £95 each), 1903 local surcharges used(cat £1260
17455Portugal - Colonies - St. Thomas and Prince1870-1980s ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL COLLECTION, starts 1870 Perf.12½ vals.& 1875-7 300r m.m.or c.d.s.Perf.13½ most to 300r most m.m.1881-5 Colour changes to 50r most m.m.1887 Carlos types to 300r m.m.or c.d.s.1889-91 5r on 10r m.m. & 5r on 20c c.d.s.1892 Newspape US £1202
18652South AfricaSB81931 3s booklet black/pink, complete but 'exploded' and mounted on an album leaf, fine and rare Cat £3750 US2 £1508
19479Sweden1855-1985 EXTENSIVE COLLECTION on hingeless printed leaves.Starts 1855 4 sk,8 sk,1858-61 similar,duplicated values to 50 ore x 2, 1862-9 Lion & Arms 3 ore,Crown over Numeral types inc.17 ore Purple,17 ore Grey,1872-7 Numeral in circle types,Perf.14 to 50 ore,Perf.1 £1000
19574Switzerland1850-1990 an extensive and solid mint or used collection displayed in a DAVO hingeless printed album with slipcase, much of note with classic imperf issues incl. 1850 Rayon II 10r without frame to cross (2, one with red manuscript cross signed Kimmel, one on thick US £1780
19577Switzerland1854-1980s ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION in printed DAVO printed album.Starts 1854-62 Imperf Helvetia's 1 Fr.c.d.s.(fault), 1862 smaller Perf.types to 3c Black,30c Rose, 40c Green,1 Fr.Gold all c.d.s., 1867-78 similar inc.30c blue c.d.s.50c mauve m.m. Granite paper US £1224
20239United States of America1851-1953 Mainly used collection in loose leaf album(few 100s) including 1851-57 imperf 12c black, 1857 perf 12c black, 1861 set to 90c with some grills inc 12c(2), 1869 Pictorial set to 24c, 1870-71 set to 90c with some grills inc 6c and 7c, 1873 values to 90c, 18 US3 £1431
20403United States of America - Guam141899 Commodore Perry $1 black Type II fresh mint, heavily mounted otherwise fine and rare Cat £5500 £
20518Yemen - Royalist IssuesR381963 10b black & red 'Waterlow' CONSULAR REVENUE with Provisional 'YEMEN' overprint in carmine produced at AL-MAHABESHAH. A fine mint copy. Very Rare. (SG R38a) US3 £
20653General - British Empire KGVI surprisingly good well filled mainly mint hinged collection STC SG £40,000, housed in set of SIX matching printed maroon SG albums with clear hawid type mounts affixed and slipcases (albums set alone replacement costs £100s) . Quality throughout is h Cat £40000 £9500
20655General - British Empire1948 KGVI Silver Wedding Omnibus complete unmounted mint. Housed in an SG printed album not really befitting of the standard of the collection. (Collection supplied and numbered '86' with Director signed certificate of authenticity). Random key high values che Cat £2250 £1600
20678Australia128w1931-6 Australian Commonwealth King George V Heads C of A watermark, 3d. Ultramarine Die II WATERMARK INVERTED, fine used. A great rarity, the example sold at the Chartwell auction was only the 3rd recorded example and had an indeterminate postmark and short per Cat £13000 £
20698Australia - States I've always liked collectors who accumulate classic material with the intention of sorting it out in the future because these are the real collections where there is a good chance of adding value by subsequent collector-owners making real 'finds'. This is £1600
20789Great Britain From the same vendor as the fascinating original Australia / States 'Pronto' stockbook lot comes this blue 'Wessex' Paragon 64 page (sides) stock-book, housing significant GB ENTIRELY QUEEN VICTORIA collection, well-filled throughout by perhaps 2,000+/- s £10000
20790Great Britain1840 - An Important 1840-2012 Used Vendors GB Collection housed in set of 7 matching red SG 'Windsor' Loose Leaf Albums (+ TWO additional albums selected GB mint includes Edward 10 s. very fine mint - more about this later, and selection of covers/cards from QV £12000
20861Great Britain - QV (surface printed)66aWi1855-57 large Garter 4d rose, WATERMARK INVERTED, centred to SE, small faint stain at left, h/r, fresh m.m. Brandon Cert. (2005). Cat £4800 £
20874Great Britain - QV (surface printed)861862-64 9d bistre, HL, centred to bottom, nice little coloured printing flaw at upper right, very fresh, fine l.m.m. Cat £5800 £
20897Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1271867-83 wmk Maltese Cross 5s pale rose, plate 1, HE, centred to SW, part o.g. Rare. Cat £11000 £
20899Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1281867-83 wmk Cross 10s greenish grey, HF, centred to SE, neat GLASGOW cds, good colour, v.g.u. Cat £3200 £
20901Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1281867-83 wmk Cross 10s greenish grey, EI, centred to SE, small STOCK EXCHANGE/GLASGOW cds, excellent colour, fresh, v.f.u. Cat £3200 £
20902Great Britain - QV (surface printed)128s1867-83 wmk Cross 10s greenish grey, CB, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 9, extremely fresh, very fine mint. Scarce. Cat £4250 £
20903Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1291867-83 wmk Maltese Cross £1 brown-lilac, GJ, off-centre to SE, crisp GLASGOW cds, nice colour, fine used. Cat £4500 £
20904Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1301867-83 wmk Anchor blued paper 5s rose, BH, well centred, crisp GREENOCK cds, very fresh, very fine used. SCARCE. Cat £4800 £
20906Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1311867-83 wmk Anchor blued paper 10s grey-green, DA, well centred, light oval Registered pmk, fine used. RARE. Cat £5200 £
20911Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1341867-83 wmk Anchor 5s rose, FD, well centred, sweated gum, fresh m.m. RARE. Cat £35000 £
20913Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1341867-83 wmk Anchor 5s rose, DG, full THROGMORTON AVENUE/E.C. cds, fresh, v.f.u. Cat £4200 £
20914Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1371867-83 £5 orange, BA, neat WIGAN thimble cds, extremely fresh, fine used. EXCEPTIONAL. Cat £4750 £
20919Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1411873-80 2½d rosy mauve, plate 17, horizontal pair, BE-BF, a couple of faintly toned perfs on one, o/wise fine m.m. Scarce. Cat £3400 £
20937Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1511873-80 1s orange-brown, plate 13, SD, wing margin at right, well centred, small bend, light corner crease in wing margin, extremely fresh, extremely lightly hinged, fine l.m.m. Very scarce. Cat £4750 £
20975Great Britain - QV (surface printed)(190)1883-84 2½d, GT, COLOUR TRIAL in blue, on watermarked paper, hinge sweated off, most o.g. Cat £2100 £
20976Great Britain - QV (surface printed)(191)1883-84 3d, TF, COLOUR TRIAL in deep purple, on watermarked paper, hinge sweated off, fresh, part o.g. Scarce. Cat £2100 £
20977Great Britain - QV (surface printed)(191)1883-84 3d, TC, COLOUR TRIAL in greenish grey, on watermarked paper, good colour, part o.g. Cat £2100 £
20978Great Britain - QV (surface printed)(191)1883-84 3d, TF, COLOUR TRIAL in brown, on watermarked paper, IMPERF, very fresh, fine unused no gum. Cat £2100 £
20981Great Britain - QV (surface printed)129s1883-84 wmk Cross £1 brown + lilac, GF, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 9, slightly ragged perfs at top, extremely fresh, centred to SW, fine m.m. SCARCE. Cat £6250 £
20983Great Britain - QV (surface printed)177a1883-84 blued paper 10s cobalt, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 9, centred slightly to right, very fresh, very fine mint. Super! RARE. Cat £5500 £
20984Great Britain - QV (surface printed)177a1883-84 blued paper 10s cobalt, ND, small closed tear at lower right, o/wise v.g.u. RARE. Holcombe Cert. (1990). Cat £13500 £
21006Great Britain - QV (surface printed)1851884 Crowns £1 brown-lilac, OD, centred to NE, two ironed-out creases, super appearance with excellent colour, l.m.m. RARE. Cat £32000 £
21007Great Britain - QV (surface printed)185s1884 Crowns £1 brown-lilac, GC, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 9, centred to SE, light hinge thin, toned, m.m. Scarce. Cat £2800 £
21010Great Britain - QV (surface printed)(206)1887-92 Jubilee 4½d, separate DIE PROOFS on glazed card of Head plate and Duty plate, fine. Very scarce. Cat £3400 £
21018Great Britain - QV (surface printed)2121891 £1 green, NC, couple of light gum creases, small patch without gum at edge, fresh l.m.m. Cat £4000 £
21019Great Britain - QV (surface printed)2121891 £1 green, MB, centred to left, wrinkles where hinge removed, yellowish gum, m.m. Cat £4000 £
21022Great Britain - KEVII1902 DLR 5s, DIE PROOF in black on white glazed card, without marking, fine. Scarce. Cat £4250 £
21023Great Britain - KEVII1902 DLR 2s6d, DIE PROOF in black on white glazed card, without marking, hinge remains on reverse, fine. Scarce. Cat £4000 £
21041Great Britain - KEVII3201911-13 SH £1 deep green, centred to SW, a top marginal example, small light gum crease, gum yellowed, stamp is u.m. Scarce. Cat £2000 £
21099Great Britain - KGV4041913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, centred to SE, nice little frame break beneath E of POSTAGE, perf thin at right, a few lightly toned perfs at top, l.m.m. Cat £3500 £
21100Great Britain - KGV411/3N70(3)1915 10/- De La Rue, the rare Bright 'Cambridge' Blue seahorse shade, an exceptionally fine mint full original gum exceedingly light hinge example which appears almost unmounted mint, superb in colour, well centred with just a hint of a few irregular perfs so Cat £9500 £
21123Great Britain - Covers - KGV456a1935 Silver Jubilee 2½d Prussian Blue very fine used stunning deep original prussian blue colour, well-centred, perfectly positioned clear of profile contemporary 24 JY (19)35 WESTME(AD) (CA)RSHALTON SURREY CDS, clear original 1945 BPA Expert Committee photo-c Cat £15000 £
21133Great Britain - OfficialsO91884-88 INLAND REVENUE 5s rose, JG, socked on nose CARDIFF cds, slightly smudged pmk, fine used. Brandon Cert. (2016). Cat £2500 £
21134Great Britain - OfficialsO91884-88 INLAND REVENUE 5s rose, BE, some barely visible tiny surface abrasions, sweated hinge, o/wise fine l.m.m. Signed Richter. BPA Cert. (1977). Very scarce. Cat £12000 £
21166Great Britain - Revenues1902 CONSULAR SERVICE set to £50, ovptd. SPECIMEN Type 17, partially stuck on page from Official Presentation album, some stained perfs on some values, o/wise fine mint. RARE. (17) £
21185Malta961919 The Famous SG96. 'Malta 10 shilling shipwreck of St. Paul' - multiple crown CA watermark 10 shilling black. In 40 years we've probably handled several mint overprint 'specimen' (£1,000 catalogue value) examples, but never once a mint example, let alone th Cat £4750 £
21188Mexico533-5601934 National University Fund Airmail Set of 8 values (Scott C54-61) 20c-20P very fine mint original gum - the rare 20P very light hinge, signed (light pencil manuscript) and exceptional centring to 10P and 20P. Scott cat US$2,685 (GBP£2,100), A RARE SET Cat £1500 £
21199Portugal - Colonies - Azores1868-2000 EXTENSIVE ORIGINAL COLLECTION on leaves. Starts with 1868 Imperf.10r Yellow f.u.barred circular pmk.with 3½ neat margins, touching frame at lower-right.100r Unused, 4-marg.signed Alberto Diena on back.1871-3 Overprinted types to 300r with both types prese US £1558
21201Portugal - Colonies - Guinea1881-1990s EXTENSIVE ORIGINAL COLLECTION on leaves,starts 1881-4 Perf.12½ 100r inc.50r Green m.m.Perf.13½ to 100r m.m.or Blue (thin spots), 1885 Colour changes Perf.12½ to 50r, Perf.13½ to 50r inc.40r ovptd. on Mozambique m.m.1886 Carlos Perf.1 US £1335