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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British Offices

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1472
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1472, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British Offices"Yarmouth April 9th 1666", "Yarmouth April 9th 1666""Yarmouth April 9th 1666". Dateline on folded letter to London, bold "AP/11" in circle bishop's marking, some slight wear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
190
1473
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1473, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD W/FRI, PENNY POST PAYD W/FRIPENNY POST PAYD W/FRI. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on side flap of folded letter with remarkably neat handwriting to Strand, clear "W A f 1" handstamp, light horizontal file fold, Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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1474
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1474, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD, PENNY POST PAYDPENNY POST PAYD. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on folded letter datelined "House of Commons Jovis 23rd May 1689" and addressed to St. James's, contents lists various items before the House, also with "AF" in circle handstamp, light file folds, Very Fine

E. 200-300
500
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1475
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1475, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD S/TU, PENNY POST PAYD S/TUPENNY POST PAYD S/TU. Bold strike of triangular handstamp on June 3, 1694 folded letter to an address near Liverpool, bishop's marking handstamp, minor wear, Very Fine and attractive use

E. 400-500
325
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1476
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1476, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD ?/TU, PENNY POST PAYD ?/TUPENNY POST PAYD ?/TU. Bold strike of triangular handstamp on back of folded letter datelined "London 24th July 1705" to Lord Winsor in Chelsea, some overall soiling, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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1477
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1477, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD T/SA, PENNY POST PAYD T/SAPENNY POST PAYD T/SA. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on back of folded letter datelined "Cliffords Sat. 4th Dec. 1708" to Lothbury, light vertical file fold, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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1478
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1478, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD W/SAT, PENNY POST PAYD W/SATPENNY POST PAYD W/SAT. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on back of folded cover, partial strike of "SE/7" bishop's marking, some soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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1479
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1479, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD, W/TH, PENNY POST PAYD, W/THPENNY POST PAYD, W/TH. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on folded letter datelined "Ealing May 5, 1737" to London, "1" rate, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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1480
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1480, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAID P/WE, PENNY POST PAID P/WEPENNY POST PAID P/WE. Bold strike of triangular handstamp on folded cover to London, various docketing incl. "Wednesday July 8th 10 O'Clock" at lower left, Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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1481
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1481, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD T/FR, PENNY POST PAYD T/FRPENNY POST PAYD T/FR. Bold strike of triangular handstamp on back of folded letter datelined "Highgate July 31st 1767" and addressed to a hospital, also with "9 O'Clock" handstamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1482
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1482, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST PAYD H/TH, PENNY POST PAYD H/THPENNY POST PAYD H/TH. Clear strike of triangular handstamp on back of folded letter datelined "Whitechapel Dec. 3rd 1777" to the Foundling Hospital, endorsed "P. Post Decr. 3d", light strike of "3 O'Clock" handstamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1483
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1483, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPENNY POST NOT PAID, PENNY POST NOT PAIDPENNY POST NOT PAID. Clear strike of handstamp on folded letter datelined "Aberdeen 17 Sept. 1782" to a coppersmith in London, light vertical file fold well away from marking, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1484
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1484, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesLondon "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's, London "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780'sLondon "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's. "Penny Post Paid/W/MO" (Westminster depot, Monday) government-type triangular handstamp and small circular "1/O'Clock T" datestamp on back of folded cover to Chamery Lane, mostly clear strikes, Very Fine, this version of the famous "Dockwra" handstamp was used from 1752 to 1794, the original "Dockwra" is one of the first handstamps in the world to denote prepayment of postage at a uniform fee

E. 300-400
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1485
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1485, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesStanley/Penny Post, Stanley/Penny PostStanley/Penny Post. Clear strike of two-line handstamp on folded letter, red "Glasgow DE 13, 1839" and "Dec. 14 1839" backstamps as well as red boxed "26" backstamp, addressed to "Stanley, by Perth", neat "4" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1486
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1486, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British Offices2 FE 7 1840 SE, 2 FE 7 1840 SE2 FE 7 1840 SE. Clear strike of rate handstamp with integrated date on folded cover to Edinburgh, light vertical file fold well clear of marking, Very Fine, scarce and unusual marking

E. 750-1,000
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1487
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1487, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 1b, AK, large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross handstamp on cover front only with top flap to Edinburgh, back with Sept. 18, 1840 origination datestamp, Very Fine, also accompanied by horizontal pair of 2p Blue (4; SG 14) tied on 1849 folded cover to Northampton

E. 300-400
200
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1488
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1488, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). RK, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, rich color, neat strike of Maltese Cross cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £675

800
500
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1489
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1489, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). MH, huge margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color, neat Maltese Cross cancel, fresh and Very Fine, SG £675

800
375
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1490
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1490, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). Horizontal pair, GE-GF, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, attractive color on bright paper nicely complemented by red Maltese Cross cancels, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,350 with no premium for the red cancels, Scott Retail also with no premium for the red cancels

1,600
800
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1491
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1491, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4). Horizontal pair, FD-FE, large margins to full, intense shade and impression, neat Maltese Cross cancels, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,800

1,600
550
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1492
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1492, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, Covers to Mexico, GREAT BRITAIN, Covers to MexicoGREAT BRITAIN, Covers to Mexico. Four items, first bears horizontal strip of three of 2p Blue on cut-out from printed matter wrapper with printed address; second is 1858 folded letter bearing two 1sh, 2p and 1p stamps from Glasgow to Mexico; third bears 1p on 1851 front only from London to Durango; fourth with two 1p and 10p stamps tied by "Manchester 17 JU 76" duplex cancels to Puebla, neat "25cs" handstamp for postage due, endorsed "pr French packet", few minor flaws but overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
450
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1493
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1493, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, cancelled by "466" barred ovals on blue folded cover to Boston Mass., neat "Liverpool F.R.H. JU 7, 1856" backstamp, red "5 Cents" credit, large Boston receiving datestamp, right stamp affected by light vertical file fold, left stamp with pre-use vertical crease, appears Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
550
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1494
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1494, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (22; SG 63), GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (22; SG 63)GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (22; SG 63). Horizontal pair, tied by "Kirkcaldy OC 21 1859" and "210" in bars datestamp on blue folded letter to Amsterdam, endorsed "Via Ostend" at upper left, London and receiving backstamps, small tape stain at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, SG £650 for single used on cover

E. 300-400
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1495
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1495, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (23; SG 64), GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (23; SG 64)GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on White (23; SG 64). Horizontal pair, tied by "Kirkcaldy DE 11, 1857" and "210" in bars datestamp on blue folded letter to Amsterdam, endorsed "Via Ostend" at upper left, London and receiving backstamps, light vertical file fold well away from stamps, Very Fine, scarce, SG £550 for a single used on cover

E. 300-400
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1496
 
GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 43). Pages containing used single and arranged by plate, plates complete from 71 thru 225 (less Plate 77 of course), some flaws to be expected, still overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

2,030
250
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1497
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1497, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101), GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101)GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101). Tied by barred oval handstamp on mourning cover to Limerick, neat strike of "Panama ? MR 20 71" circular datestamp and receiving datestamp of April 12, large "6" handstamp and also with "Insufficiently Prepaid" handstamp, London transit backstamp, missing part of top flap, some edge flaws, still Fine, scarce use, SG as on on cover

350
0
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1498
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1498, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101), GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101)GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101). Horizontal pair, used with 1p Rose Red (33; SG 43), tied by "466" in barred ovals, "Liverpool 10 JU 73" circular datestamps on part-printed folded letter to Vera Cruz, Mexico, neat "2" reales due marking, fresh and Very Fine, scarce use

E. 500-750
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1499
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1499, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1888, £1 Brown Violet (123), GREAT BRITAIN, 1888, £1 Brown Violet (123)GREAT BRITAIN, 1888, £1 Brown Violet (123). Rich color, choice centering, few faults incl. creases, appears Very Fine, SG £3,250

4,250
1,100
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1500
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1500, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Seahorse (176; SG 403), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Seahorse (176; SG 403)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Seahorse (176; SG 403). Choice centering with wide margins, rich color on bright paper, clear strike of 1915 London circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, SG £1,250

1,550
600
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1501
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1501, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesGREAT BRITAIN, 1849, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3), GREAT BRITAIN, 1849, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3)GREAT BRITAIN, 1849, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3). A76, cancelled by "312" in barred oval handstamp to Fairford, neat "Glouchester AU 23, 1845, transit and receiving backstamps, some slight wear, still Very Fine, very scarce cancelled with the barred oval handstamp, this is usually seen cancelled by the Maltese Cross, SG £425 with no premium for the cancel, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

500
250
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1502
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BRITISH OFFICES IN MOROCCO, 1925-31, 2sh6p, 5sh Sea Horses (218-219; SG 53-54). Complete sheets of 40 with selvage all around, rich colors, many stamps Mint N.H., each with waterstaining at bottom affecting approximately five stamps on each, few flaws, appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £3,800

4,200
1,200
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1503
nhbl
BRITISH OFFICES IN MOROCCO, 1935-36, 2-1/2p Ultramarine (231). Mint N.H. block of 60 with selvage at right and bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

6,600
1,800
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1504
 
BRITISH OFFICES IN MOROCCO, Multiples. Nice group of multiples of British Offices in Morocco, incl. blocks of 60 of Nos. 221, 222, 232, 237 and 239, few others, also blocks of 20 of Nos. 218 and 219, few French Currency, some Tangier ovpt. incl. Nos. 505-507 in blocks of 60, few flaws as normally seen on larger multiples, many Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

4,900
1,200
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1505
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1505, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesBRITISH FORCES IN EGYPT, BRITISH FORCES IN EGYPTBRITISH FORCES IN EGYPT. Three covers, each with clear "Egypt Postage Prepaid" double-circle with crown handstamp ("6", "24" and "6") and M.P.O. Alexandria or Cairo circular datestamp, back of each with "British Forces in Egypt Letter Seal" or "Letter Stamp" affixed over flap (SG A1, A8 and A9 respectively), some opening tears at top, one more pronounced than the others, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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1506
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1506, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesPAID AT HONG KONG, PAID AT HONG KONGPAID AT HONG KONG. Crowned circle handstamp in red (Ty. CC3) on orange cover to Bombay, India, neat "Hong Kong 15 JA 1859" and receiving backstamps, red "4" crayon rate, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, late use of the marking

E. 200-300
550
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