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Great Britain  (Haiti) 1880 (AU 25) folded out envelope  to Havre bearing commercial cachet and franked Great Britain 1870 1½d. and ten 1880 1d. Venetian Red in apparent irregular block CC-HD tied by seven clear C59 obliterators, red Jacmel Paid cds, red London transit and French Calais entry cds. The envelope has been opened out for display and has other peripheral faults,  a remarkable franking, one of very few with this many 1d Venetian Reds.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Haiti

(Haiti) 1880 (AU 25) folded out envelope to Havre bearing commercial cachet and franked Great Britain 1870 1½d. and ten 1880 1d. Venetian Red in apparent irregular block CC-HD tied by seven clear C59 obliterators, red Jacmel Paid cds, red London transit and French Calais entry cds. The envelope has been opened out for display and has other peripheral faults, a remarkable franking, one of very few with this many 1d Venetian Reds.

£1350

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

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 – Napoleonic War) 1812 (1 July) entire to London bearing framed MARTINIQUE handstamp of British Packet Agent, manuscript “2/2” charge (1/3d. packet rate West Indies to Falmouth pus 1/- to London less 1d rebate). Reverse with manuscript “not known at the Spanish Ambassadors/ not Spanish Consul” and re-addressed to Upper Berkley St, Portman Sq. From the Third British Occupation 1809-14.Martinique (British Occupation – Napoleonic War) 1812 (1 July) entire to London bearing framed MARTINIQUE handstamp of British Packet Agent, manuscript “2/2” charge (1/3d. packet rate West Indies to Falmouth pus 1/- to London less 1d rebate). Reverse with manuscript “not known at the Spanish Ambassadors/ not Spanish Consul” and re-addressed to Upper Berkley St, Portman Sq. From the Third British Occupation 1809-14.

Martinique

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Consular Mail / Napoleonic

(British Occupation – Napoleonic War) 1812 (1 July) entire to London bearing framed MARTINIQUE handstamp of British Packet Agent, manuscript “2/2” charge (1/3d. packet rate West Indies to Falmouth pus 1/- to London less 1d rebate). Reverse with manuscript “not known at the Spanish Ambassadors/ not Spanish Consul” and re-addressed to Upper Berkley St, Portman Sq. From the Third British Occupation 1809-14.

£1750

Martinique (British Occupation) 1798 (7th July) entire written from St Pierre to London bearing straight-line MARTINIQUE (38 x 4mm), charged packet rate “1/8”. Good example from the 2nd Occupation, the entire complaining about the recently arrived wine from Madeira.

Martinique

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Martinique

(British Occupation) 1798 (7th July) entire written from St Pierre to London bearing straight-line MARTINIQUE (38 x 4mm), charged packet rate “1/8”. Good example from the 2nd Occupation, the entire complaining about the recently arrived wine from Madeira.

£175

Martinique (British Occupation) 1799 (March 20) entire letter during the 2nd Occupation from Capt H Ferguson headed Martinico to Charles Cox in London with on reverse very fine two-line PORT ROYAL/ MAY 26.99 handstamp, rated Martinique (British Occupation) 1799 (March 20) entire letter during the 2nd Occupation from Capt H Ferguson headed Martinico to Charles Cox in London with on reverse very fine two-line PORT ROYAL/ MAY 26.99 handstamp, rated

Martinique

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Martinique

(British Occupation) 1799 (March 20) entire letter during the 2nd Occupation from Capt H Ferguson headed 'Martinico' to Charles Cox in London with on reverse very fine two-line PORT ROYAL/ MAY 26.99 handstamp, rated "1/8". An extremely fine example of this rare marking. Ex H.Wood

£2175

Guadeloupe (British Occupation) 1810 (26 March) entire from Basse Terre to Lancaster with superb oval double-ring SHIP LETTER/ crown/ LIVERPOOL, bottom left with manuscript annotation “p.Resolutio/ via Liverpool”. Ex. Grabowski.

Guadeloupe

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Guadeloupe

(British Occupation) 1810 (26 March) entire from Basse Terre to Lancaster with superb oval double-ring SHIP LETTER/ crown/ LIVERPOOL, bottom left with manuscript annotation “p.Resolutio/ via Liverpool”. Ex. Grabowski.

£375

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

Guadeloupe (British Occupation) 1812 (31 Aug) entire to Aberdeen, Scotland written by Lt Col. Farquarson (C in C British Occupation Forces) with straight-line GUADELOUPE handstamp showing unaligned letters, rated “2/6”, red arrival cds at top right.

Guadeloupe

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Guadeloupe

(British Occupation) 1812 (31 Aug) entire to Aberdeen, Scotland written by Lt Col. Farquarson (C in C British Occupation Forces) with straight-line GUADELOUPE handstamp showing unaligned letters, rated “2/6”, red arrival cds at top right.

£495

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

Spain (British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.Spain (British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Spain / Consular Mail

(British Post Office) 1842 entire to Porto and 1847 to London displaying both types of B.C./ CADIZ cancels of British Consular Service.

£65

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

Spain (British Post Offices) 1845 (JY 31) outer letter sheet to London bearing red double arc Corunna cds of the British Post Office and rated “2/2”; two heavy filing creases, one through cancel.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Spain

(British Post Offices) 1845 (JY 31) outer letter sheet to London bearing red double arc Corunna cds of the British Post Office and rated “2/2”; two heavy filing creases, one through cancel.

£85

Panama (British Post Offices) 1871 (FE 4) outer letter sheet to Kingston, Jamaica, endorsed “per S S Elbe” bearing single franking  1867-80 wmk Spray 1s, plate 4, HB tied C35 obliterator, paying the triple rate, with Panama cds alongside, company cachet of ‘Pacific Steam Navigation Co’ bottom left, arrival backstamp of FE 7.Panama (British Post Offices) 1871 (FE 4) outer letter sheet to Kingston, Jamaica, endorsed “per S S Elbe” bearing single franking  1867-80 wmk Spray 1s, plate 4, HB tied C35 obliterator, paying the triple rate, with Panama cds alongside, company cachet of ‘Pacific Steam Navigation Co’ bottom left, arrival backstamp of FE 7.

Panama

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Jamaica / Panama

(British Post Offices) 1871 (FE 4) outer letter sheet to Kingston, Jamaica, endorsed “per S S Elbe” bearing single franking 1867-80 wmk Spray 1s, plate 4, HB tied C35 obliterator, paying the triple rate, with Panama cds alongside, company cachet of ‘Pacific Steam Navigation Co’ bottom left, arrival backstamp of FE 7.

£375

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

Puerto Rico (British Post Offices) 1873 (July 26) mourning outer letter sheet to Cadiz franked Great Britain 1867 10d. red-brown in horizontal strip of three, CF-CH, paying a triple rate tied by two strikes of ‘C61’ obliterators in black, light Porto-Rico/ Paid cds in red, London Paid cds and oval PD,  red crayon “4” on front, reverse with Madrid transit and Cadiz arrival cds (Aug 18). Rare and attractive.  Ex H. WoodPuerto Rico (British Post Offices) 1873 (July 26) mourning outer letter sheet to Cadiz franked Great Britain 1867 10d. red-brown in horizontal strip of three, CF-CH, paying a triple rate tied by two strikes of ‘C61’ obliterators in black, light Porto-Rico/ Paid cds in red, London Paid cds and oval PD,  red crayon “4” on front, reverse with Madrid transit and Cadiz arrival cds (Aug 18). Rare and attractive.  Ex H. Wood

Puerto Rico

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Used Abroad / Porto Rico

(British Post Offices) 1873 (July 26) mourning outer letter sheet to Cadiz franked Great Britain 1867 10d. red-brown in horizontal strip of three, CF-CH, paying a triple rate tied by two strikes of ‘C61’ obliterators in black, light Porto-Rico/ Paid cds in red, London Paid cds and oval PD, red crayon “4” on front, reverse with Madrid transit and Cadiz arrival cds (Aug 18). Rare and attractive. Ex H. Wood

£1945

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