1859/64 Printed Prices Current to Montreal, two Interesting complete prices current circular rate covers from Glasgow, Scotland to Montreal, Canada, mailed 1859 on Cunard Line's "Canada" 1d A / G, perf 14, Die II (Double Letter 'A' and diagonal line thru 'O' of ONE); the other circular used in 1864 travelled on the Allan Line's "Nova Scotia", with no postage due handstamp as it travelled on a Canadian ship, F-VF; scarce printed matter rate covers.
1878 ½d Pink Certificate of Posting, H&G W3 five mint slips attached together by grommet; Printers Code G& S  20,000 1/78., Fine and very scarce; all used examples are damaged because they were torn away, as was a few from this group
GB Victoria/ KE VII Covers Selection, includes 1848/53 covers from Glasgow (2), 1856 cover to the famed "Grand Cru Vineyard" in Bordeaux, 1859 triple-rate cover fron to Naples 1860 mourning cover to India with five different transit backstamps, 1875 cover to "Lord Inchiquin/ Dromoland Newmarket on Fergus/ Ireland" with 1d Red pl 162; 147 single franking (2),
1911 KGV Coronation Day & FDC of ½d Downey Head, on Junior Philatelic Society Illustrated souvenir fold-out printed matter envelope cancelled 22 June 1911, London to Boston, USA, Very Fine and attractive
GB Postage Due Covers Selection, 1878/1970. 12 covers incl both domestic and international uses, includes 1878 cover to Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson possibly sent by diplomatic bag but charged postage due; 1916 domestic cover with much forwarding and a framed "NOT TO BE FOUND/ 488" handstamp; etc., nice array of frankings and markings, a bit of postal wear as expected, F-VF
109, 1884 10sh Ultramarine, bright and fresh, balanced margins well clear on all four sides, SON w/ "JU 17" Plymouth Millbay Station cds, Very Fine, a remarkably attractive stamp (Scott $550; SG 183, £475)
U3, 1842 1d Mulready Lettersheet, Stereo A237 (Forme 6, MA102c), with printed advertisement of John Richards and Co., for Law Books from High Court in Ireland used 12 April from London to Peckham, Surrey (London), with black Maltese Cross, Very Fine (Scott $500)
U3, 1840 1d Mulready Letter Sheet, red Maltese cross cancel centrally struck on entire to Durham, lovely Richmond 7/6/40 split ring back stamp, missing side flap and minor edge repair, otherwise Very Fine. (Scott $500; SG ME1, £525).
SG CC3, "PAID AT HAVANA" crowned-circle handstamp lightly struck on folded letter sheet addressed to Veracruz, "1/-" crayon and "8" ratings, backstamped Havana My 30 1855 (British PO), a bit of light aging but overall Very Fine (SG £1,000)
Aden Postal History Group, three covers, 1865 envelope with GB 4d, P7 + 6d P5 from London to Aden, Arabia with ADEN STR. POINT cancel on reverse; 1906 1a postal card of India used in Aden, sent from German ship SMS Thetis; and 1942 Aden censored cover with ½a + 3a GVI and boxed Type 2 "CENSOR ADEN" marking, F-VF
Aden 1943-45 WWII Censoed Covers, two covers; one from Aden Camp to Bombay, with red/orange Type 1c censor tape of Aden tied with Diamond handstamp Type 1, and censored again on arrival at Bombay; other cover of 1945 sent registered to Canada, with censor tape tied by Type 5 censor marking, Examiner 113, also unlisted Wax Seal censor is affixed to the censor tape. Very unusual.
"B.N.G." (British New Guinea Cancels on Queensland Issues), Samarai rimless cds on 1897 2½d Vilolet (tied on large piece of insurance co envelope), 1897 1d Red; "BNG" oval grid on 1897 2d Grey blue, Fine and unusual
65R, 1889 "Halfpenny" on 1d Carmine, "REPRINT" overprint, top left corner margin block of eight with control no 41, on ungummed paper, 18mm margin tear at left and some light margin creasing/ wrinkling affects a few stamps, Very Fine appearance
65R, 1889 "Halfpenny" on 1d Carmine, "REPRINT" overprint, sheet of 120 with central vertical gutter on white ungummed card, natural print flaw in pos 120, light vertical fold through the gutter, Very Fine
Australia Military Covers; 1918 Rare WW I 1d KGV Military stationery envelope used from MARRICKVILLE to Private Joseph Carroll, 21st Battalion 'AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCE, ABROAD' (Australian Catalog No. X2.5; H&G IB2, envelope sealed with card inside); also 1916 censored cover with 2½d Kangaroo used from Brisbane to U.S., with red "PASSED CENSOR / BRISBANE". Two nice items.
38/279, 1942/81 Issue Selection, 19 complete sets in dealer "102" cards plus SG listed locals and a couple blocks note 96 (SG type III ovpt, £40), 119-29, 141-52, 186-89, 225-40 (less the "A" numbers), locals SG L7-12, all NH, F-VF (Scott $545)
102/411b, 1906/75 Issues Assortment, seven complete mint sets, singles, and blocks in dealer "102" cards, all mint, most NH, including 107 NH, 122-24 NH, 135-38, 149, 177-79 NH, 243-47 NH, 407+408b-411b, Orchids in corner blocks of four, F-VF (Scott $745+)
1899 Uprated Postal Stationery Envelope to USA, uprated 2c / 5c envelope on parchment paper (H&G 4a, "TWO CENTS" without stop variety), from Georgetown to U.S. uprated with 1c and 2c/ 10c issues; envelope toned but scarce variety and usage of seldom seen stationery.
1941 Censored Cover to USA, from Georgetown to Ohio, franked with 6d "Indian Shooting Fish" with Miller Type Ic Label (no dates reported) tied by Red Type V "PASSED BY CENSOR / 29" marking; also, 1941 uncensored cover with same franking to New York, with Red Cross label on reverse. Very Fine duo
1943 Censored Cover, rare and unusual routing of censored cover from Medellin, Colombia, to Georgetown, via GB with continuous tape (Type 2A), Examiner 6619 on right side, and British Guiana Tape on left (II / 29), Miller Type IVf (Rarity 10 of 10), Fine and scarce
1947(?) Censored Cover From Japanese Relocation Camp, from New Denver, BC Canada (site of a Relocation Camp used to hold civilians of Japanese ancestry in Canada during WW II and after the war), sender K. Mitsushio was in the TB Sanatorium in the camp and cover was sent to Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan; US occupation censor tape and Japanese box marking from Tokyo, Very Fine
3-4, 1855/58 1d Red, 4d Blue, 1d two ample to large margins, small crease, 4d ample to large margins all around, couple small tone spots, both unused, VG-VF appearance (Scott $2,050 got o.g.; SG 5, 6a, £1,900 for o.g.)
1914/35 Uprated Registered Stationery two stationery envelopes; 1914 use of H&G C15 from Matale to Kandy; also 1935 Reg. Airmail, Watawala to UK, with complete Silver Jubilee set on reverse, and pair of 2c 'Tapping Rubber', sent via Colombo, and airmail via Karachi, to Cardiff, Wales, forwarded to London, with ms. "Posted out of Course", 3d To Pay marking, with 1d and 2d dues affixed. Unusual!
1856 Stampless Folded Letter "MANGIA" to "TAHITI PAPEETE", text in Tahitian and French and signed (King) ""Roi de Mangia/ Numangatini", letter addressed to the imperial prosecutor in Papete concering an arrest, quite fragile with some aging but still and very early letter from the Cook Islands