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ASCENSION - British Post Offices

3122211  1912-22 Issues 1916 (May 22) commercial cover to UK with GB KGV 1d red SG #Z40 tied by Type Z2 datestamp, largely fine 'PASSED CENSOR/ASCENSION' two-line handstamp in violet, 'ASCENSION' printed in blue on flap, opened on two sides, minor blemishes.
Lot 1251:1912-22 Issues 1916 (May 22) commercial cover to UK with GB KGV 1d red SG #Z40 tied by Type Z2 datestamp, largely fine 'PASSED CENSOR/ASCENSION' two-line handstamp in violet, 'ASCENSION' printed in blue on flap, opened on two sides, minor blemishes.
190.00
3122204  1912-22 Issues 1916 (Oct 24) cover to London (backstamped) with GB KGV 3d lilac tied by Type Z2 datestamp SG #Z44 (Cat £180 off cover), large void type registration label tied by single strike of datestamp, woodcut 'CENSORED' handstamp & signed in violet crayon, minor blemishes. Rare.
Lot 1252 [1 of 2]:1912-22 Issues 1916 (Oct 24) cover to London (backstamped) with GB KGV 3d lilac tied by Type Z2 datestamp SG #Z44 (Cat £180 off cover), large void type registration label tied by single strike of datestamp, woodcut 'CENSORED' handstamp & signed in violet crayon, minor blemishes. Rare. Lot 1252 [2 of 2]:1912-22 Issues 1916 (Oct 24) cover to London (backstamped) with GB KGV 3d lilac tied by Type Z2 datestamp SG #Z44 (Cat £180 off cover), large void type registration label tied by single strike of datestamp, woodcut 'CENSORED' handstamp & signed in violet crayon, minor blemishes. Rare.
525.00

GIBRALTAR - British Post Offices

3122285
U 1859-84 Issues large selection with 1d red SG #Z18 x3, 1d red plates #Z19 x4, 2d blue #Z22, 2½d rosy mauve Z26 x4, 2½d blue #Z27 x3 & Z28 x5, 3d carmine-rose #Z29, 4d rose #Z35, 4d vermilion #Z37 x6, 4d vermilion Pl 15 #Z38, 4d sage-green #Z39 x3, 4d grey-brown #Z41 x2, 6d lilac #Z42 x5, #Z43 x9, #Z44 x3, Z46 x6, 6d buff #Z47 x4, 6d chestnut #Z48 x2, 6d grey Z49 & Z50 x2, 9d pale straw #Z57, 10d red-brown #Z58 x2, 1/- green #Z59 x2, #Z62, #Z63 x3 & #Z64 x2; also few 1880-84 values including 2d lilac #Z79; condition variable, many are fine, Cat £5,000+. (84)
Lot 1583 [1 of 4]:1859-84 Issues large selection with 1d red SG #Z18 x3, 1d red plates #Z19 x4, 2d blue #Z22, 2½d rosy mauve Z26 x4, 2½d blue #Z27 x3 & Z28 x5, 3d carmine-rose #Z29, 4d rose #Z35, 4d vermilion #Z37 x6, 4d vermilion Pl 15 #Z38, 4d sage-green #Z39 x3, 4d grey-brown #Z41 x2, 6d lilac #Z42 x5, #Z43 x9, #Z44 x3, Z46 x6, 6d buff #Z47 x4, 6d chestnut #Z48 x2, 6d grey Z49 & Z50 x2, 9d pale straw #Z57, 10d red-brown #Z58 x2, 1/- green #Z59 x2, #Z62, #Z63 x3 & #Z64 x2; also few 1880-84 values including 2d lilac #Z79; condition variable, many are fine, Cat £5,000+. (84)Lot 1583 [2 of 4]:1859-84 Issues large selection with 1d red SG #Z18 x3, 1d red plates #Z19 x4, 2d blue #Z22, 2½d rosy mauve Z26 x4, 2½d blue #Z27 x3 & Z28 x5, 3d carmine-rose #Z29, 4d rose #Z35, 4d vermilion #Z37 x6, 4d vermilion Pl 15 #Z38, 4d sage-green #Z39 x3, 4d grey-brown #Z41 x2, 6d lilac #Z42 x5, #Z43 x9, #Z44 x3, Z46 x6, 6d buff #Z47 x4, 6d chestnut #Z48 x2, 6d grey Z49 & Z50 x2, 9d pale straw #Z57, 10d red-brown #Z58 x2, 1/- green #Z59 x2, #Z62, #Z63 x3 & #Z64 x2; also few 1880-84 values including 2d lilac #Z79; condition variable, many are fine, Cat £5,000+. (84)Lot 1583 [3 of 4]:1859-84 Issues large selection with 1d red SG #Z18 x3, 1d red plates #Z19 x4, 2d blue #Z22, 2½d rosy mauve Z26 x4, 2½d blue #Z27 x3 & Z28 x5, 3d carmine-rose #Z29, 4d rose #Z35, 4d vermilion #Z37 x6, 4d vermilion Pl 15 #Z38, 4d sage-green #Z39 x3, 4d grey-brown #Z41 x2, 6d lilac #Z42 x5, #Z43 x9, #Z44 x3, Z46 x6, 6d buff #Z47 x4, 6d chestnut #Z48 x2, 6d grey Z49 & Z50 x2, 9d pale straw #Z57, 10d red-brown #Z58 x2, 1/- green #Z59 x2, #Z62, #Z63 x3 & #Z64 x2; also few 1880-84 values including 2d lilac #Z79; condition variable, many are fine, Cat £5,000+. (84)
1,200.00
3122284 F 1859-84 Issues wing-margin selection with 'A26' cancels comprising 4d vermilion Pl 12 #Z37, 6d lilac Pl 3 #Z43, 6d lilac Pl 5 #Z44, 6d lilac Pl 6 #Z45, 6d purple Pl 6 #Z46, 6d buff Pl 11 #Z48 x2 (both VFU), 6d grey Pl 12 #Z49 & 6d grey Pl 13 #Z50; odd tone spot, fine overall. (9)
Lot 1584 [1 of 2]:1859-84 Issues wing-margin selection with 'A26' cancels comprising 4d vermilion Pl 12 #Z37, 6d lilac Pl 3 #Z43, 6d lilac Pl 5 #Z44, 6d lilac Pl 6 #Z45, 6d purple Pl 6 #Z46, 6d buff Pl 11 #Z48 x2 (both VFU), 6d grey Pl 12 #Z49 & 6d grey Pl 13 #Z50; odd tone spot, fine overall. (9)Lot 1584 [2 of 2]:1859-84 Issues wing-margin selection with 'A26' cancels comprising 4d vermilion Pl 12 #Z37, 6d lilac Pl 3 #Z43, 6d lilac Pl 5 #Z44, 6d lilac Pl 6 #Z45, 6d purple Pl 6 #Z46, 6d buff Pl 11 #Z48 x2 (both VFU), 6d grey Pl 12 #Z49 & 6d grey Pl 13 #Z50; odd tone spot, fine overall. (9)
220.00

GRENADA - British Post Offices

3122351  1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp.
Lot 1689 [1 of 2]:1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp. Lot 1689 [2 of 2]:1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp.
600.00

JAMAICA - British Post Offices

3122290 F 1859-60 Issues Used in Kingston 1d rose-red P14, 4d rose-carmine & 6d lilac x2 (one with straight edge), all with fine and largely complete strikes of Type Z3 'A01' cancels SG #Z12, Z14 & Z15, Cat £1,725 (4)
Lot 1724 [1 of 2]:1859-60 Issues Used in Kingston 1d rose-red P14, 4d rose-carmine & 6d lilac x2 (one with straight edge), all with fine and largely complete strikes of Type Z3 'A01' cancels SG #Z12, Z14 & Z15, Cat £1,725 (4)Lot 1724 [2 of 2]:1859-60 Issues Used in Kingston 1d rose-red P14, 4d rose-carmine & 6d lilac x2 (one with straight edge), all with fine and largely complete strikes of Type Z3 'A01' cancels SG #Z12, Z14 & Z15, Cat £1,725 (4)
525.00

NEW ZEALAND - British Post Offices

3122313  1848 (Oct 18) entire letter to London with fine strike of 'PAID/AT/AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC1 (Cat £300 on cover) and very fine 'AUCKLAND/A/OC18/1848/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London '20MAR20/[1849]' arrival backstamp. [Correspondence is signed by RN Wynyard & initialled by him on the front. Wynyard was a British soldier and colonial administrator who took part in the 1844 Flagstaff War and in 1846 was a member of the party who stormed Ruapekapeka. He was Commander of Military Forces in New Zealand between 1851 and 1858 and later served as Acting Governor of New Zealand for two short periods.]
Lot 1788:1848 (Oct 18) entire letter to London with fine strike of 'PAID/AT/AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC1 (Cat £300 on cover) and very fine 'AUCKLAND/A/OC18/1848/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London '20MAR20/[1849]
480.00
3122316  1848 (Apr 4) entire letter to London with fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/AP4/1848/A/NEW-ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London '21SP21/1848' arrival backstamp, ironed-out vertical fold.
Lot 1789:1848 (Apr 4) entire letter to London with fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/AP4/1848/A/NEW-ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London '21SP21/1848' arrival backstamp, ironed-out vertical fold.
420.00
3122317  1847 (Oct 15) entire letter to Glasgow with fair strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/OC15/1847/A/NEW-ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "8" in black (private ship letter rate), London transit & part boxed Glasgow arrival backstamp.
Lot 1790:1847 (Oct 15) entire letter to Glasgow with fair strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/OC15/1847/A/NEW-ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "8" in black (private ship letter rate), London transit & part boxed Glasgow arrival backstamp.
300.00
3122315  1847 (Nov 3) entire letter, written at Nelson, to England endorsed "via Sydney" with largely fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/NOV3/1847/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London transit backstamp and fine Burnley double-arc arrival backstamp in blue. [Letter was probably sent privately from Nelson to Wellington to either avoid the 4d internal mail fee or to catch an earlier ship departure from Wellington. At some point the letter has been tidied up by removing excess "white paper", making the entire thinner and easier to display.]
Lot 1791:1847 (Nov 3) entire letter, written at Nelson, to England endorsed "via Sydney" with largely fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/NOV3/1847/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London transit backstamp and fine Burnley double-arc arrival backstamp in blue. [Letter was probably sent privately from Nelson to Wellington to either avoid the 4d internal mail fee or to catch an earlier ship departure from Wellington. At some point the letter has been tidied up by removing excess "white paper", making the entire thinner and easier to display.]
600.00
   
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