Great Britain

Sale 3031 - Session 3 - British Commonwealth and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 3001 Great Britain

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    1, 1840 1d Black, Plate 1b DE, margins wide to slightly in at bottom, tied by black Maltese cross to folded lettersheet to Greenock, "Liverpool Mr 19 1841 K" split-ring backstamp and boxed "Greenock Mr 21 M 1841" receiver, few vertical creases, still Very Fine and clean (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 3002 Great Britain

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    1, 1840 1d Black, Plate 4 BK, stamp with margins huge to just touching at bottom right (portion of adjacent stamp at left), tied by red Maltese cross to folded letter to London, "Birmingham Fe 14 1841 G" split-ring backstamp and February 15 receiver, Very Fine (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 3003 Great Britain

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    1, 1840 1d Black, Plate 5 AE, margins ample to just barely grazing, tied by bold black Maltese cross to folded letter to London, "Birmingham Mr 24 1841" split-ring backstamp and March 25 receiver, lettersheet a bit toned, still Fine (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 120.00 USD

    Lot# : 3004 Great Britain

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    2, 1840 2d Pale blue, I-L, plate 2, tied on piece by red Maltese Cross, just clear to ample margins, a Fine attractive single (Scott $900, SG 6, £1,100)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 3005 Great Britain

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    42a, 1862 1sh Deep green, plate 1, tied on envelope by "Maybole SP 24 64" 243 duplex (Scotland), addressed to "Thistle Bank/ Honolulu/ Sandwich Islands," no transit or arrival postmarks, some light postal wear with some small edge breaks along the top edge and some light foxing, few paper label adherences on back side, Fine use to a desirable destinationrnJane McIntyre was born in Lahaina in 1847, the daughter of Scottish immigrants who arrived via the South Pacific. In 1866, she married John Walker in Honolulu and they had 11 children. John was born in Scotland and moved to the US as a boy. He later moved to Hawaii for his health, at the suggestion of Brigham Young, whom he met when leading wagon trains of Mormons to Utah. John Walker held many positions in the cabinets of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, including Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Hawaii, ad interim Attorney General of the Kingdom of Hawaii, President of the Legislature, and was a member of the Hawaiian House of Nobles.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 USD

    Lot# : 3006 Great Britain

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    Catalog# : 176
    176, 1913 £1 Green, light registered cancels, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $1,400; SG 403, £1,400)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 3007 Great Britain

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    Catalog# : 179-81
    179-81, 1919 2sh6d-10sh Britannia, nicely centered set with fresh colors, o.g., small h.r., Very Fine (Scott $725; SG 414, 416-17, £960)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 3008 Great Britain

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    1927 Cover to "Her Majesty the Queen," addressed to "Her Majesty The Queen, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1," postmarked Portland Harbour, Dorset November 9, 1927, set without postage and incorrectly taxed double the 1½d local rate ("3d to pay" charge mark crossed out), cover torn in half vertically and taped back together, still Fine and interesting
    Start Price : 70.00 USD
    Current Opening : 70.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3009 Great Britain

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    209, 1929 £1 Postal Union Congress, well centered and lightly cancelled, Very Fine (Scott $675; SG 438, £550)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 325.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 3010 Great Britain

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    Catalog# : 222-24
    222-24, 1934 2sh6d-10sh Seahorses re-engraved, particularly fresh and well centered set, l.h., Very Fine (Scott $630; SG 450-52, £575)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 3011 Great Britain

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    309-12, 1955 2/6-£1 Castles, PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $240, SG 536-39, £250)
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
    Hammer price : 85.00 USD
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