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Great Britain (Accountancy) 1817 incoming entire fr0m Bremen to London with straight-line despatch handstamp, on arrival unframed OZ at 6s/8d per Oz handstamp applied, F.P.O. arrival backstamp.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / German States / Great Britain Incoming / Accountancy

(Accountancy) 1817 incoming entire fr0m Bremen to London with straight-line despatch handstamp, on arrival unframed 'OZ at 6s/8d per Oz' handstamp applied, F.P.O. arrival backstamp.

£75

Great Britain (Accountancy) 1830 outer letter sheet to London struck with an oval-framed GALICIA/ CORUNA handstamp, a two-line ESPAGNE PAR/ St. JEAN-DE-LUZ’  French entry handstamp and annotated “Via Calais”. On arrival the front struck with dotted framed ‘Oz at 8s/8d per Oz’ handstamp applied at the London Foreign Branch. Light vertical filing creases at sides.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Spain / Accountancy / European Transits

(Accountancy) 1830 outer letter sheet to London struck with an oval-framed GALICIA/ CORUNA handstamp, a two-line ESPAGNE PAR/ St. JEAN-DE-LUZ’ French entry handstamp and annotated “Via Calais”. On arrival the front struck with dotted framed ‘Oz at 8s/8d per Oz’ handstamp applied at the London Foreign Branch. Light vertical filing creases at sides.

£275

France (Accountancy) 1873 stampless cover to London bearing Levallois-Perret despatch cds, oval-framed ‘*FR/ 1f50c’ handstamp and manuscript “6d” charge, FB arrival on front reverse  with blue Paris Etranger transit and arrival cds; with contents.

France

Covers and stamps / France / Great Britain Incoming / Accountancy

(Accountancy) 1873 stampless cover to London bearing Levallois-Perret despatch cds, oval-framed ‘*FR/ 1f50c’ handstamp and manuscript “6d” charge, FB arrival on front reverse with blue Paris Etranger transit and arrival cds; with contents.

£75

France (Accountancy) 1874 stampless cover to London bearing Levallois-Perret despatch cds, oval-framed ‘*FR/ 1f50c’ handstamp and  ‘6d’ charge handstamp applied on arrival, reverse with Paris Etranger transit and arrival cds.

France

Covers and stamps / France / Great Britain Incoming / Accountancy

(Accountancy) 1874 stampless cover to London bearing Levallois-Perret despatch cds, oval-framed ‘*FR/ 1f50c’ handstamp and ‘6d’ charge handstamp applied on arrival, reverse with Paris Etranger transit and arrival cds.

£75

Great Britain (Incoming Mail China Station) Envelope to England bearing five 1d. lilacs cancelled  on arrival. (The 5d. rate was typically a civilian rate from foreign countries, here with London cancel could indicate arrival by military mailbag)The 1d lilac was issued December 1881 and a miss Lucy Halloran married in January 1883. H.M.S. Cleopatra embossed backflap, this ship left  the China Station towards the end of 1882. Great Britain (Incoming Mail China Station) Envelope to England bearing five 1d. lilacs cancelled  on arrival. (The 5d. rate was typically a civilian rate from foreign countries, here with London cancel could indicate arrival by military mailbag)The 1d lilac was issued December 1881 and a miss Lucy Halloran married in January 1883. H.M.S. Cleopatra embossed backflap, this ship left  the China Station towards the end of 1882.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Soldiers letter

(Incoming Mail China Station) Envelope to England bearing five 1d. lilacs cancelled on arrival. (The 5d. rate was typically a civilian rate from foreign countries, here with London cancel could indicate arrival by military mailbag)The 1d lilac was issued December 1881 and a miss Lucy Halloran married in January 1883. H.M.S. Cleopatra embossed backflap, this ship left the China Station towards the end of 1882.

£95

Mexico (Jamaica transit mail) 1829 (6th June) entire to Belfast, Ireland endorsed to travel “pr Prince Elizabeth Packet”, bearing on front two-line red ‘FRANCO HAS/ TA E PUERTO’ handstamp, rated “3/6” made up of 2s1d UK inward Packet Letter charge plus 1s5d inland postage through to Ireland, reverse with fine green MEXICO fleuron applied in transit at Falmouth, red arrival backstamp, very fine, Ex Hugh Wood.Mexico (Jamaica transit mail) 1829 (6th June) entire to Belfast, Ireland endorsed to travel “pr Prince Elizabeth Packet”, bearing on front two-line red ‘FRANCO HAS/ TA E PUERTO’ handstamp, rated “3/6” made up of 2s1d UK inward Packet Letter charge plus 1s5d inland postage through to Ireland, reverse with fine green MEXICO fleuron applied in transit at Falmouth, red arrival backstamp, very fine, Ex Hugh Wood.

Mexico

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Ireland incoming mail / Jamaica / Mexico / Maritime

(Jamaica transit mail) 1829 (6th June) entire to Belfast, Ireland endorsed to travel “pr Prince Elizabeth Packet”, bearing on front two-line red ‘FRANCO HAS/ TA E PUERTO’ handstamp, rated “3/6” made up of 2s1d UK inward Packet Letter charge plus 1s5d inland postage through to Ireland, reverse with fine green MEXICO fleuron applied in transit at Falmouth, red arrival backstamp, very fine, Ex Hugh Wood.

£975

Portugal (Madeira) 1869 (2/10) fragile outer letter sheet to Nova Scotia, franked 1868 100r imperf (four good margins) and 1868-70 perforated 120r cancelled ‘51’ barred numerals, Funchal two-ring cds at centre with framed PD, endorsed “Via England” , red Paid London Ship Letter transit and ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp. Some reinforcements and repairs to  cover.

Portugal

Covers and stamps / Portugal / Madeira / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime / Accountancy

(Madeira) 1869 (2/10) fragile outer letter sheet to Nova Scotia, franked 1868 100r imperf (four good margins) and 1868-70 perforated 120r cancelled ‘51’ barred numerals, Funchal two-ring cds at centre with framed PD, endorsed “Via England” , red Paid London Ship Letter transit and ‘3d’ accountancy handstamp. Some reinforcements and repairs to cover.

£545

France (Maritime Mail) 1871 (Fe 21) cover to Tenby, Wales franked ‘Laureated Napoleon’ 10c. and 20c. tied  by’723’ obliterator (of Southampton), framed Southampton/ france/ MB handstamp below, arrival backstamp; very fine condition.

France

Covers and stamps / France / French Maritime / Great Britain Incoming / Wales / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1871 (Fe 21) cover to Tenby, Wales franked ‘Laureated Napoleon’ 10c. and 20c. tied by’723’ obliterator (of Southampton), framed Southampton/ france/ MB handstamp below, arrival backstamp; very fine condition.

£575

France (Maritime Mail) 1880 (DE 2) cover to Bristol franked 25c. ‘Sage’ cancelled  ‘723’ numeral (of Southampton) and to left Southampton/ France/ MB framed date stamp, arrival backstamp partly removed by loss of part of backflap; some toning.

France

Covers and stamps / France / French Maritime / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1880 (DE 2) cover to Bristol franked 25c. ‘Sage’ cancelled ‘723’ numeral (of Southampton) and to left Southampton/ France/ MB framed date stamp, arrival backstamp partly removed by loss of part of backflap; some toning.

£255

Great Britain (Naval Mail) Two 1885 covers from Naval Cadet Edwrd A Baird on the 14 gun armoured ship HMS Triumph which served as Pacific flagship from January 1885 until December 1888 and was in Coquimbo, Chile from 3 May until 25th June. Each cover franked with four 1d. lilac and carried to London by naval bag where they were cancelled by the Foreign Section with ‘F’ in diamond killer. Ringwood receiving cancels of 27 May and 10 July.Great Britain (Naval Mail) Two 1885 covers from Naval Cadet Edwrd A Baird on the 14 gun armoured ship HMS Triumph which served as Pacific flagship from January 1885 until December 1888 and was in Coquimbo, Chile from 3 May until 25th June. Each cover franked with four 1d. lilac and carried to London by naval bag where they were cancelled by the Foreign Section with ‘F’ in diamond killer. Ringwood receiving cancels of 27 May and 10 July.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Chile / Great Britain Incoming / Military

(Naval Mail) Two 1885 covers from Naval Cadet Edwrd A Baird on the 14 gun armoured ship HMS Triumph which served as Pacific flagship from January 1885 until December 1888 and was in Coquimbo, Chile from 3 May until 25th June. Each cover franked with four 1d. lilac and carried to London by naval bag where they were cancelled by the Foreign Section with ‘F’ in diamond killer. Ringwood receiving cancels of 27 May and 10 July.

£395

Great Britain (Transatlantic) ) 1807 entire to Dewsbury Nr/ Leeds, from Philadelphia without postal markings so carried privately with manuscript marking top centre and, on arrival fine oval ShipLetter/ (crown)/ HULL handstamp. One of two known, Ex Robertson

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Ship letters

(Transatlantic) ) 1807 entire to Dewsbury Nr/ Leeds, from Philadelphia without postal markings so carried privately with manuscript marking top centre and, on arrival fine oval ShipLetter/ (crown)/ HULL handstamp. One of two known, Ex Robertson

£1975

Barbados 1698 entire to London addressed “for Richard Bate Esq, To be left with Mr John Burrowes Merch”, arriving on 20th February 1699, 71 days later and marked on the back with the small size Bishop Mark. Endorsed “p. Capt. Milk Q.D.C.” and rated 3d.

Barbados

Covers and stamps / Barbados / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime

1698 entire to London addressed “for Richard Bate Esq, To be left with Mr John Burrowes Merch”, arriving on 20th February 1699, 71 days later and marked on the back with the small size Bishop Mark. Endorsed “p. Capt. Milk Q.D.C.” and rated 3d.

£1250

Spain 1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.Spain 1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.

Spain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Ireland incoming mail / Spain / Consular Mail

1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.

£175

Great Britain 1810 double rate “4/4” entire from Cadiz to Edinburgh, without despatch cancels as handed into the British Consulate after the regular mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where an unframed cursive CADIZ/ 29 JY 29/1810/F date stamp was applied, red arrival cancel; good condition.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Spain / Great Britain Incoming

1810 double rate “4/4” entire from Cadiz to Edinburgh, without despatch cancels as handed into the British Consulate after the regular mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where an unframed cursive CADIZ/ 29 JY 29/1810/F date stamp was applied, red arrival cancel; good condition.

£125

Great Britain 1810 entire from Pintel, Portugal to Bath, rated “2/3” and showing a particularly fine blue-green LISBON/ 7 FE 7/1810/ F  applied on Falmouth Packet.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Portugal / Great Britain / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime

1810 entire from Pintel, Portugal to Bath, rated “2/3” and showing a particularly fine blue-green LISBON/ 7 FE 7/1810/ F applied on Falmouth Packet.

£175

Great Britain 1812 entire datelined “Real Cuidad Rodrigo” to Birmingham, rated “2/6” and bearing green Lisbon F unclear date stamp applied on the Falmouth Packet. The entire mentions battle of Salamanca (Peninsular War) and the appalling conditions sustained during the campaign

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Portugal / Maritime / Military

1812 entire datelined “Real Cuidad Rodrigo” to Birmingham, rated “2/6” and bearing green Lisbon F unclear date stamp applied on the Falmouth Packet. The entire mentions battle of Salamanca (Peninsular War) and the appalling conditions sustained during the campaign

£95

Tonga 1828 long Missionary entire to the Secretaries of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, London, showing on reverse stepped SHIP LETTER/ DOVER applied on entry into England and arrival cds; fine condition.Tonga 1828 long Missionary entire to the Secretaries of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, London, showing on reverse stepped SHIP LETTER/ DOVER applied on entry into England and arrival cds; fine condition.

Tonga

Covers and stamps / Tonga / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime / Kent / Missionary

1828 long Missionary entire to the Secretaries of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, London, showing on reverse stepped SHIP LETTER/ DOVER applied on entry into England and arrival cds; fine condition.

£995

Argentina 1829 entire from Buenos Ayres to Edinburgh endorsed

Argentina

Covers and stamps / Argentina / Great Britain Incoming / Fleuron Postmarks

1829 entire from Buenos Ayres to Edinburgh endorsed "pr Wellington pkt" and bearing very fine strike on reverse of Falmouth Fleuron BUENOS AYRES O in bright green, rated "3/9" due on delivery with red London transit and framed ADD 1/2 handstamp; light vertical filing crease.

£595

Great Britain 1838 (22 Mai) entire to London from Paris, bearing red framed arc FOREIGN PAID, redirected to Brompton and rated “3”d, reverse with unframed London, two-line T.P./ Chief Office handstamp and two red dated handstamps.Great Britain 1838 (22 Mai) entire to London from Paris, bearing red framed arc FOREIGN PAID, redirected to Brompton and rated “3”d, reverse with unframed London, two-line T.P./ Chief Office handstamp and two red dated handstamps.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Accountancy

1838 (22 Mai) entire to London from Paris, bearing red framed arc FOREIGN PAID, redirected to Brompton and rated “3”d, reverse with unframed London, two-line T.P./ Chief Office handstamp and two red dated handstamps.

£145

Great Britain 1841 entire to Bath, rated “1/9” and bearing green undated  Lisbon F  handstamp applied on the Falmouth Packet, arrival backstamp; some slight faults to entire.

Great Britain

Covers and stamps / Great Britain Incoming / Portugal / Maritime

1841 entire to Bath, rated “1/9” and bearing green undated Lisbon F handstamp applied on the Falmouth Packet, arrival backstamp; some slight faults to entire.

£125