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Gibraltar  1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.

Gibraltar

Covers and stamps / Gibraltar / Great Britain Used Abroad / Transatlantic Mail

1872 (JU 7) cover to New York franked Great Britain 4d. vermilion, LB, plate 12 and 1s. green, LK, plate 5, cancelled ‘A26’ duplex with red London and New York Paid date stamps below, rated “4” and with Brooklyn arrival backstamp. A fine and scarce double rate cover.

£425

Great Britain (Brazil) 1872 (SP 4) cover to Guernsey franked 1867-80 6d., OE, plate 8 tied by unclear cancel, reverse with fine Rio De Janeiro cds, on front fine and scarce red Insufficiently/ R de J/ Prepaid, manuscript “6” denoting amount of postage due, reverse with red London transit of SP 30 and arrival cancels of OC 1; some slight splitting to envelope on right side and vertical crease clear of stamp.Great Britain (Brazil) 1872 (SP 4) cover to Guernsey franked 1867-80 6d., OE, plate 8 tied by unclear cancel, reverse with fine Rio De Janeiro cds, on front fine and scarce red Insufficiently/ R de J/ Prepaid, manuscript “6” denoting amount of postage due, reverse with red London transit of SP 30 and arrival cancels of OC 1; some slight splitting to envelope on right side and vertical crease clear of stamp.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Brazil / Channel Islands / Great Britain Used Abroad / Insufficiently franked

(Brazil) 1872 (SP 4) cover to Guernsey franked 1867-80 6d., OE, plate 8 tied by unclear cancel, reverse with fine Rio De Janeiro cds, on front fine and scarce red Insufficiently/ R de J/ Prepaid, manuscript “6” denoting amount of postage due, reverse with red London transit of SP 30 and arrival cancels of OC 1; some slight splitting to envelope on right side and vertical crease clear of stamp.

£375

China (British  Post Offices) 1928 (13 AP) registered cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. and 3d. tied Army Post Office 1 cds, fine handstamped registration label at left, reverse with further despatch, Liverpool and Gosport registered cancels; fine registered item.China (British  Post Offices) 1928 (13 AP) registered cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. and 3d. tied Army Post Office 1 cds, fine handstamped registration label at left, reverse with further despatch, Liverpool and Gosport registered cancels; fine registered item.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Great Britain Used Abroad / Military

(British Post Offices) 1928 (13 AP) registered cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. and 3d. tied Army Post Office 1 cds, fine handstamped registration label at left, reverse with further despatch, Liverpool and Gosport registered cancels; fine registered item.

£95

China (British Military Offices) 1937 (30 Aug) cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. cancelled by Field Post Office No.1 cds, then based at Tientsin. The envelope is endorsed at top left “Posted on mannouvers1937/ Field Post Office No 1/ Headquarters 1st Division/ Youngshung” (Yangtsun). Fine condition and unusual usage of tne Coronation stamp.

China

Covers and stamps / China / Great Britain Used Abroad / Military

(British Military Offices) 1937 (30 Aug) cover to England franked Great Britain 1½d. cancelled by Field Post Office No.1 cds, then based at Tientsin. The envelope is endorsed at top left “Posted on mannouvers1937/ Field Post Office No 1/ Headquarters 1st Division/ Youngshung” (Yangtsun). Fine condition and unusual usage of tne Coronation stamp.

£75

Martinique (British Occupation) 1811 (18th April) entire to Philadelphia endorsed

Martinique

Covers and stamps / French Colonies / Great Britain Used Abroad / Martinique / Napoleonic

(British Occupation) 1811 (18th April) entire to Philadelphia endorsed "Via Baltimore" and with accounting at top, entire headed as written from St. Pierre, without postal markings and sent during period of British Blockade and Occupation during Napoleonic Wars; fine and clean.

£375

Argentina (British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago)  cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.Argentina (British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago)  cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.

Argentina

Covers and stamps / Argentina / Great Britain Used Abroad / Spain / Crown Circles / Disinfected mail

(British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago) cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.

£445

Egypt (British Post Office) 1846 (NO 21) thin paper, disinfected cover to London, endorsed “Via Marseilles”, bearing fine strike of the rare red crown circle PAID/ AT/ ALEXANDRIA, reddish crayon “1/8(d)” at left, black Alexandria double arc, two diagonal disinfection slits and Maltese Lazaret handstamp, London arrival at top, without any backstamps; fine and clean condition.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Disinfected mail / Crown Circles

(British Post Office) 1846 (NO 21) thin paper, disinfected cover to London, endorsed “Via Marseilles”, bearing fine strike of the rare red crown circle PAID/ AT/ ALEXANDRIA, reddish crayon “1/8(d)” at left, black Alexandria double arc, two diagonal disinfection slits and Maltese Lazaret handstamp, London arrival at top, without any backstamps; fine and clean condition.

£2695

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Transatlantic Mail

(British Post Office) 1870 (JA 1) cover to Lancaster, Penn., USA franked Great Britain 1858-79 1d., plate 116 and 1867-80 10d. tied 'B02' obliterators, Alexandria transit to left, cursive US '2 CENTS' and entry cds. The cover pays 11d. rate that changed this day to 8d.; ex Wolsbauer.

£945

Egypt (British Post Office) 1871 folded Monthly Cotton Report to Manchester, endorsed

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Brindisi tranit mail

(British Post Office) 1871 folded 'Monthly Cotton Report' to Manchester, endorsed "pr Brindisi" and franked 1d., ED, cancelled by 'B01' obliterator without any cds, arrival backstamp.

£545

Egypt (British Post Offices) 1872 cover to Germantown, Philadelphia, USA franked Great Britain 4d. and 6d. cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators with Cairo cds in association to left,  London transit with New York Paid All cds alongside with cursive ‘2/ CENTS’ overstruck, unclear framed hand stamp on reverse; fine early stamped pre UPU transatlantic cover.

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Transatlantic Mail

(British Post Offices) 1872 cover to Germantown, Philadelphia, USA franked Great Britain 4d. and 6d. cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators with Cairo cds in association to left, London transit with New York Paid All cds alongside with cursive ‘2/ CENTS’ overstruck, unclear framed hand stamp on reverse; fine early stamped pre UPU transatlantic cover.

£275

Egypt (British Post Offices) 1874 part of cover to London franked vertical pair of Great Britain 4d., plate 13, CH-DH, cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators, to left a good strike of the rare ‘POSTED AFTER CLOSING’

Egypt

Covers and stamps / Egypt / Great Britain Used Abroad / Instructional Handstamps

(British Post Offices) 1874 part of cover to London franked vertical pair of Great Britain 4d., plate 13, CH-DH, cancelled ‘B01’ obliterators, to left a good strike of the rare ‘POSTED AFTER CLOSING’

£55

Great Britain (Chile) 1866 company envelope to Bremen, Germany franked 1865-73 six 6d. irregular block of three, a pair and single, SD-TD, RB-SB and TB, plate 5, tied ‘C35’ obliterators of the British Post Office at Caldera, red ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp, two oval-framed ‘PD’ and three-line PANAMA/ NO 3 1866/ TRANSIT, red London transit overstriking this, framed arrival backstamp. Large part of backflap missing not unduly detracting from a fine high value franking.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Chile / Great Britain Used Abroad / Panama / Accountancy

(Chile) 1866 company envelope to Bremen, Germany franked 1865-73 six 6d. irregular block of three, a pair and single, SD-TD, RB-SB and TB, plate 5, tied ‘C35’ obliterators of the British Post Office at Caldera, red ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp, two oval-framed ‘PD’ and three-line PANAMA/ NO 3 1866/ TRANSIT, red London transit overstriking this, framed arrival backstamp. Large part of backflap missing not unduly detracting from a fine high value franking.

£1975

Great Britain (Haiti) 1877 (FE 10) entire to St Thomas franked by block of six and pair of 1/2d., plate 10, NR-OU, cancelled by two obliterators with Port Au Prince cds in association, St Thomas arrival backstamp of Fe 13; filing creases not detracting from fine appearance.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Danish West Indies / Great Britain Line Engraved 1870 1/2d / Great Britain Used Abroad / Haiti

(Haiti) 1877 (FE 10) entire to St Thomas franked by block of six and pair of 1/2d., plate 10, NR-OU, cancelled by two obliterators with Port Au Prince cds in association, St Thomas arrival backstamp of Fe 13; filing creases not detracting from fine appearance.

£1750

Great Britain (Haiti) 1877 (Nov) entire letter from Aux Cayes, franked with 1d. rose, 2 pairs and 2 singles, tied by E53 obliterators, with Port Au Prince cds bottom right and on reverse to St. Thomas with arrival backstamp of Danish Post Office; on reverse additional comment of the sender Great Britain (Haiti) 1877 (Nov) entire letter from Aux Cayes, franked with 1d. rose, 2 pairs and 2 singles, tied by E53 obliterators, with Port Au Prince cds bottom right and on reverse to St. Thomas with arrival backstamp of Danish Post Office; on reverse additional comment of the sender

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Danish West Indies / Great Britain Used Abroad / Haiti

(Haiti) 1877 (Nov) entire letter from Aux Cayes, franked with 1d. rose, 2 pairs and 2 singles, tied by 'E53' obliterators, with Port Au Prince cds bottom right and on reverse to St. Thomas with arrival backstamp of Danish Post Office; on reverse additional comment of the sender "N.B. The postage is much too high to your place"

£1225

Great Britain (Haiti) 1878 (MY 1?) cover to Paris franked 1870 ½d., plate 12 pair and single (DP-FP) together with 1873-80 4d. sage-green, plate 15, EC-EE, cancelled ‘E53’ obliterators, Port Au Prince destach cds below, red London transit and arrival cds; some slight envelope faults, still a very attractive franking. Ex Bollen and Dale-Lichtenstein.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Line Engraved 1870 1/2d / Great Britain Used Abroad / Haiti

(Haiti) 1878 (MY 1?) cover to Paris franked 1870 ½d., plate 12 pair and single (DP-FP) together with 1873-80 4d. sage-green, plate 15, EC-EE, cancelled ‘E53’ obliterators, Port Au Prince destach cds below, red London transit and arrival cds; some slight envelope faults, still a very attractive franking. Ex Bollen and Dale-Lichtenstein.

£1850

Great Britain (Haiti) 1880 (JA 25) blue-grey entire to Paris franked 1870 1½d. rose-red, plate 3, two pairs, strip of three and two singles, HA-HH and IK, tied and cancelled with five C59 obliterators, fine red JACMEL PAID cds, reverse with London transit and arrival cds; some erosion to front of entire of small consequence to a striking usage of this stamp, paying the 1s 1½d. rate.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Line Engraved 1870 1 1/2d / Great Britain Used Abroad / Haiti

(Haiti) 1880 (JA 25) blue-grey entire to Paris franked 1870 1½d. rose-red, plate 3, two pairs, strip of three and two singles, HA-HH and IK, tied and cancelled with five C59 obliterators, fine red JACMEL PAID cds, reverse with London transit and arrival cds; some erosion to front of entire of small consequence to a striking usage of this stamp, paying the 1s 1½d. rate.

£2650

German States (Hamburg) 1823 entire to Portugal bearing framed Hamburg Paid cursive framed handstamp of the British Post Office and stated to be the last recorded date of use, oval-framed Lisboa arrival and manuscript 280 reis charge, reverse with London FPO transit; fine and rare

German States

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Hamburg / German States

(Hamburg) 1823 entire to Portugal bearing framed Hamburg Paid cursive framed handstamp of the British Post Office and stated to be the last recorded date of use, oval-framed Lisboa arrival and manuscript 280 reis charge, reverse with London FPO transit; fine and rare

£825

British Levant (Lebanon) 1875 (NO 11) printed ‘United States Consulate at/ “Beirut, Syria”’ (added in manuscript) envelope to Omaha, Nebraska, USA franked Great Britain 1873-80 2½d. rosy-mauve (blued paper), plate 1, KC-LC vertical pair tied by G06 obliterator, British Post Office Beyrout cds alongside, London transit, reverse with New York Paid All cds. Envelope disinfected with solitary slit. Stamp LC with perf damage towards top left and envelope slightly reduced at right.

British Levant

Covers and stamps / British Levant / Lebanon / Great Britain Used Abroad / Disinfected mail / Transatlantic Mail / Consular Mail

(Lebanon) 1875 (NO 11) printed ‘United States Consulate at/ “Beirut, Syria”’ (added in manuscript) envelope to Omaha, Nebraska, USA franked Great Britain 1873-80 2½d. rosy-mauve (blued paper), plate 1, KC-LC vertical pair tied by G06 obliterator, British Post Office Beyrout cds alongside, London transit, reverse with New York Paid All cds. Envelope disinfected with solitary slit. Stamp LC with perf damage towards top left and envelope slightly reduced at right.

£215

Gibraltar (Postal Stationery) 1880 Great Britain Half Penny stationery card to Malaga cancelled by A26 duplex; some slight tone spotting.

Gibraltar

Covers and stamps / Gibraltar / Great Britain Used Abroad / Postal Stationery

(Postal Stationery) 1880 Great Britain 'Half Penny' stationery card to Malaga cancelled by A26 duplex; some slight tone spotting.

£135

British Levant (Postal Stationery) 1880 Great Britain 1d. stationery card to British Post Office, Cairo cancelled by full and fine ‘C’ obliterator, British Post Office Constantinople index A cds alongside, reverse with Alexandria and Suez cancels; some pinholes.

British Levant

Covers and stamps / Egypt / British Levant / Great Britain Used Abroad / Postal Stationery

(Postal Stationery) 1880 Great Britain 1d. stationery card to British Post Office, Cairo cancelled by full and fine ‘C’ obliterator, British Post Office Constantinople index A cds alongside, reverse with Alexandria and Suez cancels; some pinholes.

£75