Box of 1900s to 1950s GB topography plus some comic and 1950s motor racing, over 400 in all; many useful street scenes and other better with good RPs etc; interest in Warwickshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, South Manchester, Kent and others. Also bundle of Victorian In Memoriam cards and various WW2 Military Air Letters from India. (100s)
Russian Topography and subjects late-1890s to c.1914, all PU with various St.Petersburg district postmarks. One badly creased, others fair to fine. (4)
Box of Covers 1970s to 1990s, mostly GB with some FDCs but chiefly RAF Museum & Fleet Air Arm etc, with several flown by Concorde. (226)
WW2 Censored Covers & cards from or to Scotland, mostly within the UK or Received from H.M.Ships, but including CENSORED M.13 / U.S. NAVAL FORCES / EUROPE; many from Oban or Inverness. (19)
Scottish Postal History 1900s to 1950s, mostly Invernesshire chiefly EVII to GV period, with PPCs (15), Parcel Post Labels (19) and Covers; interest in RSOs (12), sub-offices, postage dues, etc. (41)
Pictorial Telegrams comprising Argentina 1934, GPO Greetings Telegrams (11) 1939-54, Cable & Wireless 1947 (2), and Baby and Wedding congratulation cards of 1960-63. (16). Also an issue of Stamp Lover.
Sweden 1915-1941 Covers & Cards to foreign destinations comprising registered, express (1), or censored mail; includes Censor cachets or sealing tapes of Germany, UK, USA, Russia, Sweden (currency control), and France. (11)
Russia 1880s to 1900s used Postal cards, Wrappers & a cover all with St.Petersburg numeral cancels, and cds sidestamps, mostly district 1 but including districts 2 (two),4 (two), 5 (two), 6, 7, 8, 9 (two), 11,13,14 and 15. Also 10 adhesives or pieces with numeral cancels from 3 to 7. (28 entires + 10 pieces etc)
Penny Mulready Envelope, stereo A138, used January 1841 from FORT GEORGE to Bellaghy, Ireland, with a very blotchy red Malterse Cross handstamp, backstamped with a nice array of despatch, transit and arrival marks. Some small faults
Pair of FORT WILLIAM foolscap covers 1911 & 1934, the former Registered to Corrour with EVII 3d, the latter with GV adhesive tied oval FORT WILLIAM / 10 A.M. 1934 / L.N.E.R. and similar handstamp over flap cancelling an LNER 3d Parcel Stamp (repaired). The latter cover has a vertical crease clear of the stamps. (2)
Scottish Postal History pre-stamp to 1940s, all Invernesshire with range of poor to VF postal markings; includes fair to fine undated circles of DRUMNADROCHIT 1847 and FORT GEORGE 1848; straight line FT.WILLIAM, APPIN, BEAULY, and LAGGAN; mileages, duplexes etc. (29 items)
Disinfected Mail: 1854 Tuscany entire from the writer Giovani Rosini with "Disinfetta / PROVINCIA DI / BOLOGNA", the letter written and posted at FIRENZE with 4 Crazie adhesive (cut by one of four purification slits); arrival date of Ravenna on flap. (Rosini writes that he has been confined to his bed for 60 days, suffering from Plague).
All-period Covers & Cards, especially mid-period Germany, but including useful Holland, some Scandinavia, Saar, Poland and other Europe. Comprises philatelic (including maxi-cards), commercial and military. Includes some unused postal stationery. Many useful. (abt. 340)