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Current Catalogue

Sale Number : 780 Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Asia & Far East
Sale Number : 781 Thursday, September 10, 2015 Worldwide Sept. 2015
Sale Number : 782 Wednesday, September 9, 2015 The Michael Manning Indian Postal History
Sale Number : 783 Wednesday, September 9, 2015 The Francois Piat Dewavrin Crimean War
September 2015 Lot 1712 - Very rare use of a red MX cancelling 1841 1d red on cover from Hayle. Estimate £12,000. September 2015 Lot 159 - INDIA: The Very Rare "CARE OF MR. WAGHORN / COSSIER" mark on Calcutta cover to G.B. via France. Estimate £10,000. September 2015 Lot 239 - Rare 1935 "QUETTA EARTHQUAKE / FREE POSTAGE CONCESSION / WITHDRAWN" handstamp on envelope to U.K. Estimate £500. September 2015 Lot 302 - Burma 1937 high values. Estimate £800. September 2015 Lot 1094 - 1896 Registered Franz Josef Land Envelope to Norway. Estimate £500. September 2015 Lot 1372 - FALKLAND ISLANDS 1933 Centenary set to £1. Estimate £1300. September 2015 Lot 1711 - A magnificent 1840 2d blue on cover from Greenock. Estimate £500. December 2015 Lot 1372 - RARE FALKLAND ISLANDS 1933 Centenary set to £1 used in South Georgia. Estimate £3000. July 2015 Lot 89 - Parliamentary reports containing Dickinson envelope and wrappers. Hammer price £1800. June 2015 Lot 75 - WWII - The Rare "DETAINED IN HONGKONG/BY JAPANESE/FROM DECEMBER 1941 TO SEPTEMBER 1945". Hammer price £1300. June 2015 Lot 307 - One of the Earliest Free Franks Recorded - 1653 "FOR YE SERVICE OF YE STATE" Letter Ex Portsmouth to London. Hammer price £6000. June 2015 Lot 828 - INDIA: The first Aerial Post 18 Feb 1911 PPC to Exeter with 1a tied by a fine BLACK "FIRST AERIAL POST/U. P. EXHIBITION" cancellation with "ALLAHABAD" c.d.s. alongside. Hammer Price £3200. June 2015 Lot 1441 - NEW BRUNSWICK bisected 3d Red used with 6d Yellow on envelope to London dated 27 Dec 1858. Hammer price £1400.
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Sale : 779
Auction : Worldwide Collections & Philatelic Literature Auction
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2015