Robert Murray
5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens, Ferry Road,
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

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STAMP AUCTION

 Monday 13 June 2005
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The sale is arranged in the following order;
    Lots 1-114 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 115-140 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 141-169 Scottish Exhibitions
    Lots 170-331 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.

    Lots 332-446 United Kingdom
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General, 13 June 2005                                Page 2                                   Estimate.

 

This auction features further portions of the collection of the late David C. Jefferies of Edinburgh. In this auction there are some mixed lots, various themes, a fine section of Scottish exhibitions, some postcards, and a selection of UK and Scottish postal history. We hold more of his Scottish postal history for future sale. The catalogue for the special “Scouting” auction on 20 June should accompany this list. In a break from the convention of vendor anonymity, should any bidders be interested, we will be able to confirm whether any lot is from his collection.

 
                
Collections and Mixed Lots.
                                                        
        1     Old Hinton Empire album with a remaindered (some countries stripped, inc. UK) world
               collection (but still useful) with little or nothing after about 1910. Better stamps to be
               found throughout inc. some decent mint Commonwealth. The condition mixed, and more
               so in earlier years. (c.2,800) þ     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
        2     A large lot in two boxes, remainders from the D.C. Jefferies collection, of various material
               he has accumulated; several world albums, some empty binders, and all sorts of others. þ        £100.
        3     Very large world accumulation in two large cartons. Much is sorted onto hundreds of
               stockcards, plus others in packets, loose, in three stockbooks, etc. Includes much UK,
               Scandinavia, and general other countries. (Many 1,000s) þ                   ..               ..                    80.
        4     Bundle of album pages of Commonwealth stamps (generally up to about 1970 plus some
               later additions), another similar but smaller bundle, and a third bundle which is of foreign
               countries. Also junior albums and various loose. (100s) þ ..                   ..            70.
        5     Carton of varied all-world, apparently collected/accumulated in Denmark, with much
               Denmark, other Scandinavia, and not much UK. Includes pages, little stockbooks, covers, a
               few banknotes, loose stamps, dupl. Danish and Faroese FDCs (some grubby), etc. (1,000s) þ    60.
        6     Heavy boxful of albums, generally with individual country collections. Thirteen albums,
               mainly non-Commonwealth. (1,000s) þ          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
        7     Heavy carton (probably about 30kg) containing a mixed selection of 11 printed world albums
               (some fastbound, some loose-leaf, some very large) , mainly USA-made, and sometimes only
               covering one period, or alphabetical section. Albums in this box tend to have a reasonable
               filling of stamps. (1,000s) þ          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
        8     A similar box but the albums generally with just a “decent scattering” of stamps. 13 albums.
               (1,000s) þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
        9     A similar box of 11 albums with decent scattering. (1,000s) þ               ..               ..                    50.
      10     A similar box of 10 albums with decent scattering. (1,000s) þ               ..               ..                    50.
      11     A similar box of 10 albums with decent scattering. (1,000s) þ               ..               ..                    50.
      12     A similar box but the 15 albums generally with only quite sparse contents. (Many 100s) þ            40.
      13     A similar box with 12 sparse albums, most of which are old Scott’s International fastbound
               albums. (Many 100s) þ               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      14     Seventeen stockbooks in a box. A mix of mainly foreign countries with very little Common-
               wealth or UK. Appears to be generally cheaper material, but probably worth a deeper look.
               (1,000s) þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      15     Big box with twenty stockbooks and stockalbums of mixed countries. Many are general
               world mixes. (1,000s) þ              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      16     A similar box with fourteen stockbooks and stockalbums. (1,000s) þ    ..            60.
      17     A mix on some loose pages and in two small stockbooks. Strength in Commonwealth,
               where we notice Canada 1897 Jubilees used to 6c, 8c, 15c f.u., 10c, 20c, 50c fair/good
               used, Ceylon, Rhodesia 1905 Association short set to 2/6 mixed mint, etc. (100s) þ                    60.
      18     Large carton with mixed world kiloware, some sorted into countries (Germany, Denmark),
               some UK included. (c.13kg gross) þ              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      19     Improved album with world colln. up to about 1930s. Commonwealth generally a bit
               stronger than foreign, and with some classics included, though condition is varied. (100s) þ          45.
      20     Carton with twenty very mixed albums/folders of world stamps, very varied in style and
               content but without any apparent scarce material. (1,000s) þ                ..               ..                    45.
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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      21     Disparate mix in small box with quite a number of Denmark and other Scandinavia, mixed
               odds and ends of other countries, a few coins, etc. þ        ..                   ..               ..                    45.
      22     World accum. in carton – much loose or in packets, some pages/stockleaves, box of San
               Marino mint blocks, etc., etc. (1,000s) þ        ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      23     Box (about shoebox size) with a stack of stamps on stockcards etc. Commonwealth and
               foreign, sets and odds, early to modern, mint and used. Many better. (100s) þ       ..                    40.
      24     Shoebox with odd mix, mainly mint in glassines. Much Finland, Netherlands Indies (these
               in multiples), others inc. Korea, Philippines, Argentina. Strength around the 1950s. (Many
               100s) þ                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
      25     Box filled with mixed albums, stockbooks, and pages. Not gone into in detail, but appears
               to be predominantly European (especially German area). (1,000s) þ     ..            35.
      26     A file storage box with an accumulation of material. Much UK mint QE inc. blocks, other
               world on pages, an album of mainly used UK, some covers and loose. (100s) þ  30.
      27     Shoebox with m. & u. mix in glassine packets, with much in blocks. Mainly 1930s-60s, from
               Europe, Africa, Asia, etc. Very little Commonwealth. (100s) þ             ..               ..                    30.
      28     Box of various stamps. Quite varied. Not too large, but some interest. (Many 100s) þ                 30.
      29     World collection in thirteen binders. (100s) þ  ..               ..                   ..            30.
      30     Box with a few albums/folders of world, other pages and loose, etc. (1,000s) þ                           30.
      31     A vaguely similar lot. (1,000s) þ  ..                 ..               ..                   ..            30.
      32     Another vaguely similar lot. (1,000s) þ            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      33     Eight little filing boxes with many thousands of stamps in packets – Norway, Sweden,
               Poland, world made-up packets, etc. þ          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      34     Heavy box well filled with mixed world material. þ           ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      35     Many covers, other world stamps, etc., in carton. þ         ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      36     Bulk lot of world stamps, covers, etc. in carton. þ            ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      37     Two boxes with varied mix – album of UK FDCs, old jotters of world stamps, much loose,
               pages, other world covers, etc. þ ..                 ..               ..                   ..            28.
      38     Large carton with a general world mix in cigar boxes, packets, small stockbooks, etc.
               Many Spain included. (1,000s) þ ..                 ..               ..                   ..            28.
      39     Medium box with some dupl. UK in packets, a small bundle of stockcards (inc. some
               German Colonies in mixed condition and others of medium value), and assorted others.
               (100s) þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      40     Box with some mixed album pages, bundles of stamps in packets, and three stockbooks.
               Wide variety. (1,000s) þ             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      41     Shoebox with largely European mix (much WW2 Croatia) in glassine packets. Some Africa,
               Middle East, etc. spotted. Bulk is mint multiples about 1930s-60s. (Many 100s) þ 26.
      42     Cigar box with mainly 1930s-60s m. & u. mix in glassine packets. Much Bohemia &
               Moravia, Germany, but also other Europe, Netherlands Indies, S.America, etc. Very little
               Commonwealth. (100s) þ            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      43     Chocolate box with odd mix. Bulk is mint foreign, with a number of multiples, middle/
               modernish. Countries inc. Egypt, Liberia, Korea, Argentina, Togo, and others. (100s) þ              24.
      44     Mainly m.m. seln. on leaves, approx. 1900-60s inc. better Spain (inc. 1931 Pan-American
               postage [10 vals.] cat.£50.), and Italian Colonies. (c.670) ..                   ..            24.
      45     Banana box largely filled with a mix of varied world covers, and world stamps also. þ                  24.
      46     General world accumulations in carton. (1,000s) þ           ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      47     Stockbook and stockalbum of mainly Commonwealth, album of Canada FDCs, and various
               other world stamps and covers, all in carton. þ                 ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      48     World mix in carton – in packets, albums, and so on. (1,000s) þ           ..               ..                    20.
      49     World stamps in packets, folders, etc. in suitcase. (1,000s) þ                ..               ..                    20.
      50     Carton with world covers in small albums and loose, plus mixed stamps on and off-paper. þ        20.

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      51     Album pages of world stamps, some UK FDCs, other world covers, loose stamps, etc. þ           20.
      52     Largely Isle of
Man in carton (stamps on pages, and FDCs), plus some Jersey, and a stock-
               book of UK and foreign. þ          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      53     Folder with a mix of mainly used off-paper UK (largely QE £sd issues inc. a number of
               Castles), plus a few foreign, and a stockbook with just a few mint USA. (100s) þ 15.
      54     Box with a selection of mainly junior albums of all-world stamps. Quite mixed but not
               with anything scarce. (Many 100) þ..              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      55     US-published fastbound “Airmail Stamp Album” published 1934 with printed spaces for
               all-world. Few stamps present, but would be fun to fill. þ ..                   ..              5.
      56     British Commonwealth; large stockbook with mainly Australia, plus some India also,
               from about 1930s to 1970s. All stamps are mint (generally m.m. earlier, u.m. later) and
               more modern often is in sets, moderate dupl. S.t.c.£4,300. (100s) þ     ..                 £400.
      57     --; large stockbook with a fine range of countries alphabetically Abu Dhabi to British Postal
               Agencies in Eastern Arabia from earlies to about 1960s. Generally, QV to KG5 is used with
               just a few m.m., KG6 is mainly mint (m.m. or u.m.), and QE is mainly u.m. with a few
               used. In KG6 and QE there are many defin short sets, and commem sets, as well as some
               odds. Odd scarcer items in places. S.t.c.£2,700+ (1,000+) þ               ..               ..                £300.
      58     --; a similar stockbook, Gold Coast to Jamaica. S.t.c.£2,300. þ           ..               ..                £220.
      59     --; a similar stockbook, Jamaica to Morocco Agencies. S.t.c.£1,500. þ                 ..                £160.
      60     --; a similar stockbook, Solomon Islands to Zimbabwe, s.t.c.£1,800. þ                 ..                £200.
      61     --; stockbook of QV to KG6 only, mint and used. (c.600+) þ              ..               ..                    40.
      62     --; broken stockbook with a seln. of mint (mainly l.m.m.) material. Largely QE with just
               some earlier, and inc. many commem sets, some defin higher values. (c.1,500) þ 40.
      63     --; bundle of 14 remainder club books of mixed countries inc. much Australia. Remains
               PTSA c.£221. (100s) þ              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      64     --; stockbook of mixed material, majority used but with some mint omnibus issues, a good
               scattering of higher denominations. (100s) þ    ..               ..                   ..            30.
      65     --; shoebox with wide mix on stockcards. (100s) þ          ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      66     --; medium stockbook with a general mix, plus others on pages and in packets. (100s) þ             15.
      67     --; QV to QE mixture in stockbook, largely used, with biggest numbers in later years.
               (100s) þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    14.
      68     --; packet with c.600 modern used large stamps on piece, mainly medium/high values. þ              12.
 
Ü     --; Omnibus; (none this month, which is very unusual . . . )
      69     Africa; printed album with collns. of Ethiopia m. & u. to 1945 (32), and of Liberia mainly
               used to 1938 (105). þ                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
70            Europe; bundle of 18 remainder club books – majority Germany, plus smaller numbers
               from a few other countries. PTSA c.£294. (100s) þ         ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      71     --; five old approval books with a variety of countries (much Belgium, France, Germany),
               nothing modern. (100s)                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    16.
      72     --; m. & u. mix in stockbook of Switzerland, Vatican, Austria, Netherlands, and some others.
               (c.900) þ                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    14.
      73     --; wooden box with mixed stamps in packets and envelopes (1,000s) þ                ..                    10.
      74     -- Western Europe; packet with c.500 large modern used on paper. þ                ..                      8.
      75     Latin America; mainly used mix in stockalbum (100s) þ ..                   ..              7.
      76     Scandinavia; bundle of stockcards with 100s of heavily dupl. used Greenland, more s/cards
               of dupl. used Denmark, some Denmark bundleware and in packets, etc. (1,000s) þ 30.
      77     Booklets; dupl. seln. of Denmark (29), Sweden (15), Ireland (6), and others (13) 12.
      78     Miniature Sheets; world selection u.m., l.m.m., and used, with some slight dupl. (c.120)             20.
      79     --; mainly mint mix of Europe and others (21, inc. some sheetlets).         ..               ..                    12.
As two catalogues are being distributed at the same time, please ensure that, if you are bidding by post, you use the correct bid form (white for Stamp Auction, green for Scouting).
General, 13 June 2005                               Page 5                                       Estimate.
                  
                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
80            Thematic; carton with mixed world stamps sorted into small boxes and a couple of stock-
               books by theme, some covers. (Many 100s) þ                ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      81     --; Disney; mainly Dominica, plus some Turks and Caicos, in mint sheets of 25 of about 10
               different stamps. (c.37 sheets)       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      82     --; Dogs; two-volume colln.; vol.1 is A-Z by breed (106 pages with 500+ stamps and a seln.
               of postcards); vol.2 is misc. on about 65 pages inc. some fairly recent m.m. m.s., FDCs and
               other covers, cinderellas (mainly dog shows) and over 25 Greyfriars Bobby postcards. þ             50.
      83     --; Girl Guides; stockbook with a m. & u. world range with much Commonwealth (often in
               u.m. sets), some mixed foreign, a few m.s, etc. S.t.c. approx. £400. (100s) þ         ..                    50.
      Ü     --; see also Covers, UK (Philatelic Covers), and Scouting Auction.
      84     --; Motor Cars; seln. of Leaders of the World issues in u.m. sheets of 25 pairs per sheet (50
               sheets – a few with some stamps removed)      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
      85     --; Rugby; collection in album, cover album, and little stockbook. Includes 1984 cover
               signed Robson and Aitken, 1989 cover signed Rutherford and Laidlaw, 2 other signed items,
               some useful postcards. (c.82, 6 m.s., 70 covers, a few postcards, others) þ           ..                    45.
      86     --; Scots; small colln. (46, 1 m.s., few covers/cards) þ    ..                   ..               ..                    10.
      Ü     --; Scouting; see separate catalogue for 20 June auction.

AUCTION PROGRAMME

 

²     20 June 2005  Special “Scouting” Auction     ²
²   These are the last auctions of our season, and we expect to have our next general stamp auction   ²
²   about late August. This will be followed by further stamp auctions approximately monthly, and   ²
²   we are planning our next Collectables Auction for late October/early November 2005.   ²

 

      87     Mixed David Jefferies “Theme” Collections; a box of mainly covers and postcards filed by
               subject; many Scouting, plus all sorts of others e.g. whisky, Culloden, New Lanark, Portobello,
               Tay Bridges, etc., etc. þ              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      88     --; a similar large shoebox, mainly modern postcards, with many for Robert Burns, Edinburgh,
               Forth Bridges, and Iona, plus some others. (100s) þ        ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      89     --; “Forth Bridge”; album of largely postcards of “Bridge Number One”, of all periods (119),
               plus a few other items. þ              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      90     --; “Forth Road Bridge”; interesting collection/study of the UK 1964 issue in album (originally
               from James Douglas’ collection). Includes postcards, press cuttings, PO publicity photos, various
               items signed by J. Andrew Restall (mint set on card, cylinder block of nine of each value, FDC,
               souvenir cover), cylinder and other marginal marks, print smudges etc., special postmarks, FDCs
               with various pmks., maxi cards, labels, ferry items, etc. Only the presentation pack has been
               removed for individual sale. þ      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      91     --; “Highland Games”; 1913-86 colln. of postcards (6), covers (22), and labels (1). þ               8.
      92     --; “Old Edinburgh Stamp Dealers”; c.1906-52 six covers addressed to 5 different dealers.       3.
      93     --; “Scots on Stamps; two-volume collection of stamps, covers (mainly FDCs or souvenir
               covers), postcards, and labels of Scottish men and women, places names after them, etc.
               Some less common material included. (Hundreds of items). þ                ..               ..                £100.
      94     --; “The Whisky Trail”; two-volume collection comprising modern postcards (74), older
               postcards (9), bottle labels (47), postal items (25 – covers, pmks., slogans, meters),
               cinderellas (7), others (3), plus some leaflets. Some highlights are advertising envelopes of
               1875-76 (4), white Horse advertising label (corner off, probably early 1900s) inscribed
               ALCOHOL THE ONLY REMEDY/FOR INFLUENZA/SCOTCH WHISKY FOR PREFERENCE, þ                    70.
      95     --; “World Trade Center, The Twin Towers”; album of modern postcards before and after
               attack, inc. patriotic style. (c.68) Couple of others also. þ ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      96     --; “75th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain, 1993”; folder of various souvenir items, paper-
               work, pmks., etc. þ  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..        4.
97           Covers; enormous accumulation in two cartons, apparently collected abroad (probably
               in USA) so with only small numbers of UK, and larger numbers of foreign. Much is
               moderately modern commercial, philatelic, and first day, but with a little earlier. (Many
               100s) Also some other odds and ends included. þ           ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      98     --; large carton with a big loose mix of world covers (inc. UK). Much is commercial, and
               generally fairly cheap. (100s) þ    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      99     --; long box with mainly 1950s-90s commercial covers, some FDCs etc. (c.55cm bundle) þ        20.
    100     --; 1984-99 seln. of world numismatic covers (12)            ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    101     --; 1974-75 seln. of 10 different souvenir covers from Zaire River Expedition.         ..                      4.
    102     --; Girl Guides; cover album with a colln. of UK souvenir covers, FDCs, postcards, etc.
               (c.100 items, inc. a few Scouts, D.o.Edinburgh Award, etc.) þ                              ..                    12.
    103     --; --; two covers albums of world FDCs, souvenir/commercial covers, etc. (c.150 items) þ        40.

   Ü         Forgeries; see French Colonies, and Italian Area.
    104     Cinderella; stockalbum with a mix of charity labels, fiscals, other labels. Everything from a
               banana sticker to Danzig 1904 Exhibition label, and 3 x BEA air letter stamps on cover.
               (200+) þ                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    105     --; a vaguely similar, but quite different, stockalbum. Much foreign. (c.1,000 items) þ                   40.
      Ü     ; see also Danish West Indies, Norway, U.K. (Telegraph, Cinderella), and separate
               Scouting sale catalogue.
    106      Literature; Scotland Local Stamps Private Post edited by J.B. Calmeyn, c.2000. (Described
               as “catalogue” but not priced.) þ  ..                 ..               ..                   ..              4.
    107     --; Scout and Guide Stamps Club Newsletter March/April 1983 to Sept/Oct 2004, probably
               complete. þ              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    108             Supplies (New); three packets of Showgard mount packs “UK2”, each containing 70 black-
               background strips (5 each of sizes 21, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 33, 36, 39, 41, 44, 48, 55).
               Retail £13.45 per pack = £40.35. þ               ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    109     --; a similar lot. þ      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    110     --; a similar lot. þ      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    111     --; a similar lot. þ      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.

    112   Supplies (Second-Hand); eleven various cover albums, and some other binders. þ 20.
    113     --; box of mixed albums, binders, and stockbooks (9) þ                       ..               ..                    18.
    114     --; a few empty mint sheet files, some open packet of mounts, and some others (inc. a
               bundle of sheets of Pokemon cards !) þ          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
   
          Non-Philatelic Items
    115     Mixed lot inc. 1948-53 souvenir editions of magazines/newspapers, Italian video about
               M
ussolini, a few army badges, etc. þ              ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    116     Cigarette and Trade Cards; Ogden Royal Mail set (50, poor/fair, cat.£200.); Ardath Stamps
               Rare & Interesting set (50, fair/fine, cat.£62½); and some others of stamp subjects. 24.
    117     --; Player’s; 1933 Boy Scout & Girl Guide Patrol Signs & Emblems set (50) fine cat.£17½      6.
    118     Coins; small seln. in little box with UK 1901 Maundy 2d, 1787 1d token, 1 Roman, Br. W.
               Africa 1919 2/-, Austria 1934 Dollfuss 2s, etc. (32) þ     ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    119     --; two plastic tubs of mixed UK and foreign. þ               ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    120     --; Lundy; 1929 1 puffin, EF.       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    121     --; Spain; 1882, 1890, and 1898 silver 5pesetas, about F. ..                  ..            10.

    122     --; U.K.; crowns for 1819, 1820, 1889, 1890, 1896, average condition.                ..                    20.
    123     --; U.S.A.; 1860 3c F+, 1853 and 1858 half dimes about F/VF, and 1883 5c F+.                       10.
     
Ü     Ephemera; see Scottish Exhibitions, Italy.

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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
    124     Postcards; large album of mainly English (inc. some nice village scenes, a few RP, etc.),
               plus some other UK, and various foreign. (c.330) þ         ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    125     --; large album with colln. of architecture (cathedrals etc.), antiquities, religious, works of
               art, etc., dating from about 1910s. (c.1,300) þ                                     ..               ..                    40.
    126     --; carton with many 100s of modern UK cards, plus a smaller number of similar foreign;
               also a little UK kiloware, etc. þ                      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    127     --; Scotland; Edinburgh; an album of Portobello titled “General, High St., Bath St.,
               Brighton Pl., Windsor Pl., Kings Rd., Brunstane Rd., Melville St.”. Fine selection of cards,
               mainly early with a few modern. (174) þ         ..               ..                   ..               ..                £200.
    128     --; --; --; an album of Portobello Pier only. (110) þ         ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    129     --; --; --; album of Portobello (few), Marine Gardens (fine range, plus a 1909 season ticket),
               Arthur’s Seat, and some others, inc. a few modern. (c.200) þ               ..               ..                    90.
    130     --; --; --; album of Portobello Beach and Promenade, with just a few modern. (c.200) þ             60.
    131     --; --; --; album of Portobello titled “Baths/Bathing Pool, Joppa & streets, Esplanade, Salt
               Pans, Queens Bay, Brunstane”. Includes nice RP of interior of Joppa signal box. (c.175, inc.
               some modern) þ       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    132     --; --; --; fine collection of the Marshall Wane cards of “Old Edinburgh” (photographs from
               1898 Edinburgh International Exhibition). 16 different views, plus duplicates, some of
               which show differences of text layout or colouring. (77) þ ..                   ..            45.
    133     --; --; album of Lochgoilhead views, used and unused, mainly early/middle. (c.195) þ                  75.
    134     --; --; colln. of Blair Atholl in two albums, with largest numbers of the castle, plus the village,
               hotel, golf course (2), station (1), and surrounding area. Majority early/middle. (c.285) þ             70.
    135     --; United Kingdom; five shoeboxes of mainly modern used cards (one box has some older).
               (c.4,000) þ              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    136     --; --; shoebox of early-middle period mixed cards. (c.500) þ              ..               ..                    26.
    137     --; Foreign; four shoeboxes (or similar) of mainly modern used cards (one box has a few
               older, and some tourist view wallets). (c.3,000) þ            ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    138     --; --; box of mixed early/middle/modern period cards. (c.400) þ         ..               ..                    24.
    139     --; Denmark; approx. 100 mainly used cards, mixed types c.1900s-60s. þ           ..                    15.
    140     --; Germany; mixed bundle of used and unused cards approx. 1900s-1950s. (c.220) þ              15.
      Ü     --; Exhibitions; see special section following.
      Ü     --; Military; see UK; Scottish Postal History; Military Camps.
    **      --; Scouting Postcards; see large section in Scouting Auction.
     
Ü     Share Certificates; see Southern Rhodesia.

                Scottish Exhibitions
    141     Selection of postcards comprising 1907 Edinburgh Missionary Exhibition (3), 1909
               Scottish Village at Imperial International Exhibition, London (9, some with village c.d.s.),
               1911 Scottish Section at Coronation Exhibition, London (2), 1933 Aberdeen Exhibition,
               Olympia (1), and 1934 Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Edinburgh ) (1).                         ..                    40.
    142     Glasgow 1888; two examples of the season ticket.           ..                   ..               ..                    15.

      Ü     Edinburgh 1898; see Postcards (Scotland).
    143     Glasgow 1901
; fine collection of unused and used postcards, 58 in all inc. numerous scenes
               of exhibition (panoramas, buildings, interiors), 12 different Cassiers, 7 diff. Scott, 3 advert-
               ising. þ                     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    144     --; seln. of 6 cards, all with the EXHIBITION/GLASGOW c.d.s. (Three of these have labels,
               two to foreign addresses).             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    145     --; two season tickets (one normal, stamped “10/6” inside, one children’s).             ..                    15.
    146     --; souvenir booklet, rusted staples.                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    147     --; set of 5 different colours of advertising label, plus 3 colours of EXHIBITOR label, and
               small medallion.         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.

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                   Scottish Exhibitions, continued.
    148     Highland and Jacobite Exhibition, Inverness 1903; five different used postcards.                    12.
    149     Glasgow East-End Industrial Exhibition, 1903-4
; used card with artist’s view of Exhib.,
               and unused card of Coldstream Guards band.  ..               ..                   ..            10.
    150     Glasgow Bazaar, 1907;
two different cards showing tableaux of the Highland Village,
               Clachan. (1 each used, unused.)                     ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    151     Scottish National Exhibition, Edinburgh 1908; excellent collection of postcards in two
               volumes with a very wide variety. Any apparent duplication tends to be cards with some
               variation, or sometimes the same card with the Exhib. pmk. Comprises views, events,
               buildings, comic, advertising, etc. (190) þ       ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    152     --; a blotter pad with 1908 moveable calendar built into front cover – also crest and view on
               front cover.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    153     --; cards with Exhib. pmks. (4, mixed condition), 2 labels, and opening ceremony invitation.          10.
    154     --; Lindsays advertising label, and St. Giles postcard with Exhib. text, used 1907. 10.
    155     --; 1908 part cover from Senegal, addressed to one of the Senegali men at the exhibition.
               Stamps uncancelled on despatch, but one had Edinburgh arrival pmk. on stamp. Faults.                   5.
    156     --; silk card by W.H. Grant of clasped hands, city crest, etc., written on reverse, fine.                   20.
    157     --; silk card by W.H. Grant of GREETINGS etc. with thistles at foot. Used with Exhib. pmk.,
               fine.        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    158     --; two silk cards by W.H. Grant – one with list of “Special Features”, other with black and
               white view of exhibition. Some spots/stains.      ..               ..                   ..            24.
    159     Glasgow 1911; excellent collection of
postcards in two albums. Mixed unu. & u., and
               apparently with little or no dupl. – although many are quite similar. Many unusual included.
               (c.240) þ                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £120.
    160     --; set of 5 different colours of advertising label, plus two with postmarks. Also 2 pcs (one
               of PO).   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    161     --; 5 postcards with Exhibitions c.d.s.s, 2 pieces with same c.d.s., and a pc to a stallholder.           10.
    162     --; two silk cards by W.H. Grant; one of Industrial Hall (unu., v.f.), other of clasped hands,
               city crest, etc. (used, fine)             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    163     Empire Exhibition, Glasgow 1938; thorough colln. of Exhibition slogan postmarks of the
               Exhibition PO (inc. the last day, when they used wavy lines), Edinburgh paquebot on
               Iceland stamp on piece, and many towns from Aberdeen to Wolverhampton. (32 covers/
               cards, 81 pieces) þ   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    164     --; reg. cover to Surrey with four stamps cancelled EXHIBITION P.O. GLASGOW c.d.s. 10.
    165     --; cover (marked “Fragile contents”) with 2d stamp cancelled EXHIBITION P.O./GLASGOW
                violet rubber handstamp.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    166     --; seln. of meter marks on cover (1) or piece (21) with variety of commercial (Shell and
               others).   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    167     --; seln. of ephemeral items inc. season tickets (3, also a holder), tickets (2 pairs), Press
               Club pass, invitation, advertising labels (7, plus 3 on cards/cover), Church of Scotland label
               and card, and others. Also a few modern commem items, and others.     ..            30.
    168     --; seln. of philatelic covers (4), cert. of posting with Exhib. c.d.s., 10 pcs of An Clachan PO,
               5 GPO Pavilion items.                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    169     Festival of Britain, Dundee, 1951
; registered cover with 1951 Festival set cancelled CAIRD
                HALL/6/22/MY/51 c.d.s., also with F/S CAMPANIA cachet. (A compressed version of the
               London South Bank Exhibition was taken around the British coast on the Campania, in
               order to let the whole country share the Festival.)              ..                   ..               ..                    20.

 

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              Classified by Country
    170     Aden; 1953-63 defin seln. of values to 2/- inc. shades/perfs, and a poorer 5/-. (S.t.c.£80. for
               u.m.)      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    171     Antigua; Barbuda; 1974 Military Uniforms 20c top marginal u.m. strip of five with the
               BARBUDA overprint missing on first stamp, the others with opt. at left instead of right, and
               one impression on right margin. Left pair is SG 145a cat.£130. (Writing on margin at left
               affects no stamps.) Also vertical pair of SG 123b u.m.       ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    172     Australia; collection in stockbook of m. & u. from States to modern, though the more
               recent is not strong. Earlier years have many better values, especially about 1930s to 1960s.
               S.t.c.£1,500. (Approx. 190 States, 900 Australia). þ       ..                   ..               ..                £120.
    173     --; 1937-49 perf.13½x14 3d die I u.m. fourblock. Centred to upper right, and a couple of
               short perfs. SG 168 cat.£60 each = £240.       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    174     Bahamas; 1938-52 £1 u.m., SG 157a cat.£60.               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    175     --; 1938-52 seln. of values to 1/- u.m./l.m.m./m.m. inc. shades. Minimum cat.£100. (24)               24.
    176     Bahrain; Local Issues; 19
53-56 set (3) in marginal imprint fourblocks (each block has top
               pair l.m.m., lower pair u.m.). SG L1-3, cat.£29.                ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    177     Barbados;
1935 S.Jubilee set (4) f.u. on reg. 1936 cover to England. Stamps cat.£25.                 10.
    178     Belgium; 1869-80 defin set (12) g./f.u. – the 8c heavy postally used, 1f fine postally used,
               5f f.u. with roller (savings) cancel (SG cat.£1,200. – Belgian specialised cat. rates this at
               about 40% with roller cancel). Also a few others.              ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    179     --; 1940 Musical Foundn set (6) u.m. (bend on 1f75 value) Michel cat. €45. (not SG listed).         10.
    180     --; mainly 1950s-80s in medium stockbook, nearly all fine u.m. and inc. sets and just a little
               dupl. S.t.c.£645+ (c.1,000) þ      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    181     --; 1943-44 two mint sheet files with sheets of 50 or 100 (folded) and some smaller multiples
               of the 1943 Winter Relief Fund (4 values to 60+20c only), and of 1944 Anti-Tb (5 values to
               1f+15c only). (3,000+)                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    182     Biafra; 1968 overprints set (missing 1½d) u.m./l.m.m., cat.c.£150.        ..               ..                    26.
    183     Brasil; 1930s-60s (much 1950s) accumulation/stock of single-stamp sets, in three binders,
               generally in u.m. blocks (10 to 40 of each, often 12). S.t.c.£2,300+ (Many 100s) þ £110.
    184     --; 1944 1cr on 400+200 l.m.m. pair with overprint inverted, one corner crease, Stolow
               certification mark on reverse.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    185     --; box of approx. 1930s-70s covers, mainly commercial. (100s) þ      ..               ..                    20.
    186     Brunei; 1922 Exhibition $1 f.u., weak perf at corner. SG 59 cat.£275.  ..            26.
    187     --; 1964-72 defin. seln. of u.m. values to 25c, 50c, $1, $2, $5. Cat.£92. (9)           ..                    26.
    188     Burma;
Japanese Occupation; 1943 5c perf. x rouletted unused (no gum) SG J87b, cat.£60.    18.
    189     Canada; Newfoundland; 1932 15
c Seal horizontal imperforate pair with watermark, fine
               and fresh with good margins but no gum. (SG 217a, cat.£160.)              ..               ..                    50.
    190     --; --; 1937 Additional Coronation set (11) in fourblocks on four long first day covers (one
               cover damaged at end). Stamps cat.£160.       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    191     --; Nova Scotia; 1851-57 3d fine use
d attractive with four margins, tiny thin at one corner.
               SG 2/4 cat.£120.       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    192     --; --; 1851-57 6d yellow-green fine
used and attractive with four margins (fairly close at
               one corner, wide at other places). SG 5 cat.£450. [view image]        ..      ..               ..                £120.
  193 Canada; decent m. & u. range in stockbook, from a few early (inc. seln. of Newfoundland
               and other provinces), 1897 Jubilee 50c poor/fair used, other better QV values, through to
               quite patchy modern, but inc. some booklet panes etc. S.t.c.£1,200. (100s) þ        ..                £100.
    194     --; 1860-1926 small mint/unu. seln. of postage stamps (15), and u. revenues (44). Several
               better values inc. 1926 2c surcharge (SG 264) mint fourblock (2 u.m., 2 l.m.m., cat.£168.)           50.
    195     --; approx. 1860s-1980s mainly used colln. in album. General range, but just a few selected
               are s.t.c.£500+ (excluding obviously damaged). (100s) þ ..                   ..            28.
    196     --; 1958-66 (approx.) dupl. range of mainly plain FDCs with typed addresses (c.350) þ                7.
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    197     Cayman Islands; 1937 Coronation set (3) u.m. with perforated horseshoe SPECIMEN. Odd
               short perfs (as often found). SG 112s-4s cat.£90.               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    198     Ceylon;
1910-11 defin set (9) fine m.m. (slight crease on 2r, one partly short perf on 10r).
               SG 292-300, cat.£140.                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    199     China; People’s Republic
; mainly 1960s-90s m. & u. stock on stockleaves, mainly fine
               (the mint mainly u.m.) and largely in sets. Priced to sell at £600+ (and for example, 1959
               National Games set u.m. is priced at £17., 1962 Scientists “about u.m.” at £10., 1965
               Mountaineering set c.t.o. at £5.) (100s) þ          ..               ..                   ..               ..                £200.
    200     --; 1980-83 folder with 6 different u.m. sets inc. 1980 Opera (cat.£30.), 1981 Twelve
               Beauties (£24.), 1983 Western Chamber £18.75)               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    201     Cuba; 1
868-1962 small stockbook with mainly m.m. seln., bulk pre-1939 with light dupl.
               Condition variable. Inc. some better express. (c.250)          ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    202     Cyprus; 1881-1928 used seln. on stockleaf, nearly all-different (some dupl. are shades)
               with values to QV 6pi, 9pi, KE7 12pi, 18pi, KG5 9pi, 18pi. Mainly good/fine, s.t.c.£390. (67)       70.
    203     --; 1881 1pi f.u. with red c.d.s. Also has the manuscript “JAB” as per SG footnote. (SG 12
               cat.£32.)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            15.
    204     --; 1902-4 wmk. Crown CA 9pi f.u. (slight signs of blue crayon line on front). SG 56
               cat.£200.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            40.
    205     --; 1953-91 mainly used accum. on stockcards with dupl. to about 12x. Many useful odds
               inc. defins to £1, £2, £5. (c.430) þ ..                 ..               ..                   ..            10.
    206     Danish West Indies; Cinderella; Christmas seals for 1908, 1909, 1913, 1914, and 1915
               fine with gum.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    207     Denmark; accumulation in carton, with several folders of Christmas seals (sheets and
               singles), folders of mainly commercial covers (mixed periods), and quantities of mainly
               cheaper stamps. þ      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    208     --; dupl. used stock in packets in four filing boxes, up to about 1970s. (1,000s) þ 20.
    209     --; box of bundleware, apparently 1960s-80s in four smaller boxes. Roughly 28,000
               commems, 60,000 defins. þ           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    210     --; 1970-76 used accum. on stockleaves, with heavy dupl. in places. (100s)              ..                      5.
    211     --; Cinderella; 1977-93 run of 16 different sheets of Christmas seals of Aabenraa.  6.
    212     Dominica; 1877-79 2½d red-brown fine unused (no gum) SG 6 (cat.£225. for mint). 26.
    213     Ethiopia; small stockbook with dupl. mainly mint earlyish range (c.170); also six souvenir
               covers for 1968Great Abbai Expedition, and six 1969-70 Dahlak Islands covers.     5.
    214     Faroe Islands; 1979-88 seln. of 22 different u.m. sets, cat.£69.75          ..               ..                    16.
    215     France; 1927 Sinking Fund set (3) as singles and fourblocks, unused without gum. (Cat.
               £125. for mint)             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    216     --; 1964 PHILATEC u.m. fourblock with se-tenant labels. Cat.£92.            ..               ..                    15.
    217     --; 1979-82 collection of Documents Philatélique in binder. Stated to be no 30-79 to 38-82
               with the exception of six missing, and s.t.c.£700.± þ           ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    218     --; largely used lot in stockbook covering all periods (c.1,200 different) þ                ..                    20.
    219     French POs and Colonies; General Issues; 1859-86 mixed selection of mainly used with
               values to 1f. Mainly g./f., a few with faults. S.t.c.£325. (32) ..                   ..            22.
    220     --; China; France 1863-68 40c Napoléon horizontal strip of three with two neat lozenge
               “5104” cancels (= Shanghai). Some trimmed perfs on right stamp, and some vertical perfs
               strengthened.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    221     --; French Southern and Antarctic Territories;
1960 Kerguelan 25f u.m. (cat.£35., tiniest
               crease), and 1968 Dragon pair with label mint (1 stamp u.m. but creased, 1 stamp u.m. with
               tiny gum thin, label hinged, cat.£55. for u.m. strip)                ..                   ..               ..                      8.
     
Ü     --; Senegal; see Scottish Exhibitions (1908).
    222     --; Forgeries
; modern forgeries of Cameroun (pair), Gabon (pair), and Fezzan.                                2.
    223     German States; Hamburg; 1864-65 9s pale yellow mint fourblock (3 l.m.m./m.m., 1 u.m.).
               Cat.£88.                      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
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    224             Germany; 1872 small shield ⅓g, 1k, 2k orange-yellow, 7k, all m.m., but all with small/
               medium thins. Cat.£3,060.              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    225     --; 1880-87 25 PFENNIG yellow-brown fine m.m., SG 43. Centred to right, small certification
               mark on reverse. SG 43, cat.£275. ..                 ..               ..                   ..            40.
    226     --; 1934 Colonisers – two sets of 4 u.m. but with a few faults (creases, patchy gum). Cat.£60.          8.
    227     --; 1935 Saar Restoration set (4) u.m., few trimmed perf teeth on 12pf. Cat.£70.   12.
    228     --; 1936, 1938, 1939, and 1940 Winter Relief sets mainly good/fine used. Cat.£69. 12.
    229     --; 1941 Grand Prix 25pf u.m. (cat.£12., sl. off-centre), 1942 53rd Birthday 12pf u.m. (£14.),
               and two others u.m. cat.£25. but with small faults.               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    230     --; 1942-43 Military Field Post (rouletted) – 360 examples, mainly in u.m. blocks of 20 or
               25 (some odds), some with toning. Cat. 30p each = £108.  ..                   ..            10.
    231     --; four old approval books with mainly used mix from Empire through to about 1950.
               Includes some Danzig, Saar, Occ. of Poland, etc. (100s)                          ..               ..                    22.
    232     --; West Germany; 1949 UPU 30pf l.m.m. (cat.£55. for u.m.), and fair used (£42.) 10.
    233     --; --; 1950 Bach set (2) f.u. (couple slightly short perfs) cat.£95.             ..               ..                    12.
    234     --; --; 1951 Röntgen 30pf m.m. (cat.£75. for u.m.), and g.u. (£15.)          ..               ..                    10.
    235     --; --; 1977-89 stockbook of dupl. coil headers (no stamps) from various values of the
               Castles and Tourist series. (c.300) þ                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    236     --; West Berlin; 1949-69 used range in small stockbook with some dupl. Includes some
               better values e.g. 1952-53 Berliners 6pf (4), 15pf (5), 30pf (4), 1953 Uprising set, 1954
               Conference (10), Election (7), 1955 Furtwängler (7), and others similar. S.t.c.£1,000+ for
               stamps to 1956 only. (c.450) þ      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    237     --; --; 1949 UPU 12pf to 50pf, and 2m good/fine used (24pf creased), cat.£132.                           18.
    238     --; --; 1949 Goethe 30pf mint (not hinged, but with shiny gum, cat.£35. for u.m.), and 10pf
               poor mint (£130.).       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    239     --; --; 1949 Berlin Relief 10pf good sound used. Cat.£180. ..                   ..            20.
    240     --; East Germany; 1949 Postal Workers set (2) u.m. (hinged on margins) cat.£26.      6.
    241     --; --; 1949 Postal Workers – 15 m.m. sets (cat.£26. per set for u.m.)   ..            20.
    242     --; --; 1950 Friendship with China set in mint multiples, but well stuck together. As far as
               we can determine, quantities are 12pf (9), 24pf (6), 50pf (10), so cat.£9,000+ as mint.                 90.
    243     --; --; 1953 Karl Marx little book with the set of ten stamps printed one per page (therefore
               imperf., on ungummed cartridge paper).           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    244     --; --; 1955 Schiller miniature sheets – one fine u.m. (cat.£20.), another u.m. with minor
               wrinkle, and one fair used (£25.)   ..                 ..               ..                   ..            10.
    245     --; --; 1964-83 m. & u. colln. on printed leaves, comprising 1964 Anniv. m.m. (mint, no
               gum as issued), and complete years 1975, 1978, 1980-83 used, and 1976, 1977, 1979 u.m.
               Includes miniature sheets and se-tenant blocks. S.t.c.£350+ (c.720, 47 m.s.) þ                            40.
    246     --; --; m. & u. lot in stockbook with some dupl. (100s, a few m.s.) þ    ..            10.
    247     Gibraltar; 1953-59 defin set (14) l.m.m. (some very light), couple of short perfs on lower
               values. (cat.c.£130. for u.m.)        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    248     Greece; 1901-2, and 1917 “KP” overprints thereon, duplicated mainly used in stockbook,
               sorted with specialised notations. Reasonably duplicated up to 1 drachma. a few of the high
               values. generally fine. (c.300) þ    ..                 ..               ..                   ..            40.
    249     --; mainly used lot in broken stockbook (c.975 different) þ                   ..               ..                    10.
    250     Grenada; 1902-38 nice little seln. of mint stamps with values to 2/-, 5/-, 10/-, all-different
               (inc. shades) and mainly fine m.m. S.t.c.£195. (37)            ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    251     Hong Kong; 1912-21 $2 f.u., SG 113 cat.£50.               ..                   ..               ..                    14.
    252     --; 1946-94 seln. of m.m./u.m. commem  sets and defin part sets. S.t.c.£200 for u.m. (40)            30.
    253     --; Postage Dues; 1
923-34 wmk. sideways set (5) m.m., short perf on 4c. SG D1a-D5a,
               cat.£180.                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.

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    254     Hungary; collection and stock, mainly used and with dupl., in nine albums and stockbooks.
               (1,000s) þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    255     Iceland; 1920-25 seln. of 16 different stamps (plus 2 dupl. of 1922 20 on 25a) stuck on
               sheet of paper and cancelled Reykjavik 1927. Some faults but stamps generally ok. Stamps
               cat.£74.                     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    16.
    256     India; 1937 short set to 1r u.m. in original presentation pack (pack is complete, rusted
               staple). Stamps cat.£83.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    257     --; 1937-40 15r v.f.u. on local Calcutta cover. Stamp cat.£60. (x2 on cover). Vertical fold
               (well wide of stamp), tiny tone spot on corner perf.           ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    258     Ireland; a large accum./stock of almost entirely used, often heavily duplicated, on some
               hundreds of stockcards, all in two large cartons. (c.26kg gross) þ         ..               ..                £100.
    259     --; box of fairly modern kiloware, some sorted. (c.9kg gross) þ            ..               ..                    24.
    260     --; Postage Dues; 1963 local unstamped cover with 8d due SG D12, cat.£9. (x6 on cover)          8.
    261     Italian Area; Forgeries; seln. of used stamps with fake opts. (generally quite crude) of Zara,
               Hrvatska, Fezzan, Lipso, and several others. (c.65)           ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    262     Italy; 1878-1956 seln. of covers, p.stat. cards, etc. (c.60) ..                  ..            10.
    263     --; Ephemera; 1931
membership card for Fascist Party; also similar 1933 for Associazione
               Nazionale Combattenti, and two others damaged.             ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    264     Japan; 1947-49 100¥ SG 434a and 20¥ SG 496 both u.m. (cat.£80., £32.)          ..                    26.
    265     --; 1947 “Know
Your Stamps” Exhibition m.s. (15 x 1¥20) u.m., folded at centre. SG
               MS454 cat.£150.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    266     --; 1958 Philatelic Week 10¥  - 25 u.m. sheetlets, each of ten. All sheets have been folded
               along centre perfs, and a few wee nicks and scratches, tone spots in margins, etc. Stamps
               cat £1 each = £250.  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    267     Libya; 1951 Fezzan
opts. on Cyrenaica 48f to 480f u.m., a few short perfs. SG 172-5, cat.
               £378.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    268     Malaya; small seln. of Selangor (2), Sarawak (1), N.Borneo (15), and Labuan (1). Mainly
               good/fine m.m.           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    269     --; small m. & u. seln. of North Borneo and Labuan. (c.90) ..                  ..              5.
    270     --; Straits Settlements; 1912-23 wmk. Mult. Crown CA $5 die II m.m. Centred to right,
               and tiny tone spot on one perf. SG 212d, cat.£100.          ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    271     --; Kedah; 1937 short set to $2 medium to heavy m.m. A few short perfs but fine and fresh.
               SG 60-67 (cat.£192. for u.m.).     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    272     --; Kelantan; 1937-40 short set to 40c, plus $1, light to heavy m.m. Fault on 25c, and couple
               other short perfs. (Cat.£157. for u.m.)             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    273     --; Negri Sembilan; 1935-41 $2 u.m. marginal fourblock, small adherence spots on three,
               toned gum. SG 38, cat.£128.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    274     --; Perak; 1938-41 8c grey u.m. lower marginal six-block, gum slightly toned. SG 110 cat.
               £22 each = £132.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    28.
    275     Malta; 1928 optd. short set to 5/- l.m.m./m.m. (odd short perfs on 5/-). Cat. c.£105. (18)           24.
    276     --; packet with c.500 modern large used on paper. þ       ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    277     --; Postage Due; 1967-70 perf.12 set (4) u.m., SG D28-31, cat.£50.  ..               ..                    14.
      Ü     Mauritius; see Seychelles.
    278     Monaco; 1885 75c, 1f, 1891-94 25c, 1901-21 5f (both), 1919 Orphans 50c, 1f, and 1920
               Wedding 2+3c on 15c, 2+3c on 25c, 1f, all in mixed mounted mint or unused condition,
               some faults. Cat.£2,600.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    279     Morocco Agencies; 1914 etc. seln. of opts. on seahorses 2/6, probably SG 50 fair u. (cat.
               £55.), 51 g.u. (£30.), 53 m.m. and fair u. (£38., £25.), and 200 g.u. (£1½). Also British
               Levant 1921 180pi average used, cat.£40.       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    28.
    280     New Guinea; 1918-23 3d die I fourblock (upper pair m.m., lower u.m.), SG 109 cat.£92.          26.

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    281     New Zealand; 1891-93 seln. of QV perf.10 stamps all with adverts on reverse, comprises
               1d (30, inc. one blue advert), 2d (8), 2½d, 3d (2), 4d (2), 6d, 8d. Varied condition, reason-
               able variety of adverts. Minimum cat.£270. (45)                ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    282     --; QV to modern mainly used in stockbook (c.760 different) þ            ..               ..                    12.
    283     --; small stockbook of dupl. mainly used up to about 1960s. (100s) þ   ..              8.
    284     --; packet of modern used on and off paper – all medium/higher values. (c.500)                              8.
    285     North Borneo; 1931 50th Anniv. short set to $2 g.u. with just some very minor imperfections.
               SG 295-301, cat.£260.                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    286     Northern Nigeria; 1912 2/6 f.u., 5/- g.u., 10/- f.u. (minor perf faults at upper right), and
               £1 f.u. SG 49-52 cat.£278.          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    287     Norway; Cinderella; 1911-97 colln. of Red Cross labels (73, plus 6 on covers). 12.
    288     Poland; 1942 Hitler’s Birthday set (3) – c.130 mint sets made up in packets l.m.m. (many
               hinged on margins), small number with toning. Cat.£97.     ..                   ..            12.
    289     Portugal; stockleaves of u.m. c.1983-96 sets, odds, m.s., and bkts. inc. Azores and Madeira.
               S.t.c.£280.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    290     Rhodesia; 1922-24 10/- perf.14 crimson & bright yellow-green f.u. with light cancels. SG
               309 cat.£200.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    291     Rhodesia/Zimbabwe; 1971-85 accumulation of mint and FDCs. Typically there seem to be
               four or five FDCs and perhaps a dozen to twenty u.m. sets for each issue, but the lot is in
               some disorder, so quantities may vary. (Many 100s) þ     ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    292     Russian Area; 1879-1923 small mainly m.m. seln. inc. 1913 Romanov 1r to 5r heavy m.m.
               (5r tone spot), Russian POs in Levant, 1918 ROPIT opts., etc. (44)      ..               ..                    24.
    293     Saar; 1927 Welfare Fund overprinted – 4 sets (1 u.m., 2 m.s., 1 no gum), cat.£47½ per set;
               also four others.         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    294     --; 1955 quantity of Stamp Day 15f in u.m. folded strips of five. (300) Cat.65p each = £195.        12.
    295     Saint Helena; 1856-94 decent seln. of the first types, majority m.m. (some used, some unu.
               no gum). Includes 1856 6d imperf (2 used shades), surcharges to 5/- m. (2). Mainly good/
               fine. Cat.c.£600+ (32)                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    296     Saint Kitts-Nevis; 1938-50 seln. of defins in small stockbook, mainly l.m.m./m.m. (just a
               few used) with values to 2/6 (5), 5/- (5), 10/- (1). S.t.c.£650+ (72) þ   ..            50.
    297     San Marino; 1960 Olympics imperf miniature sheets u.m. in quantity; MS616a (6),
               MS616b (106), MS 616c (91). Mainly fine (a few faults), cat.c.£530.   ..            40.
    298     Seychelles; 1878 B64 cancel on Mauritius 2c g.u. SG Z37, cat.£85.                     ..                    18.
    299     Singapore;
1948-52 perf.14 set (15) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£180. for u.m.)  ..            30.
    300     --; 1948-52 perf.17½x18 set (18) m.m. (some heavy hinges, small scratches at top of $5)
               (cat.£350. for u.m.)   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    301     --; 1962-66 defin 30c (orchid) with missing yellow (plus normal for comparison) l.m.m.,
               SG 73a (cat.£100. for u.m.)          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    302     --; 1992 and 1994 Year Books, the stamps cat.£119.      ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    303     --; Booklets; 1977-2004 seln. of mint booklets comprising SG nos. SB3, 7, 18-20, 24, 26-41,
               43-45, 47-48, and two later. Total cat.£100+  ..               ..                   ..            24.
    304     Solomon Islands; 1966 surcharge set (15) u.m., and 1972-73 Fauna set (16) u.m., cat.£50.       15.
    305     --; 1968-95 seln. of FDCs and commercial covers (mailings from philatelic bureau) in two
               albums, mainly fine. (50) þ           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    306     South Africa; Transvaal; 1903 wmk. Crown CA £1 heavy m.m., SG 258 cat.£180.                  40.
    307     --; --; 1904-09 wmk. Mult. Crown CA £1 m.m., SG 272 cat.£170.      ..               ..                    40.
    308     South Africa; shoebox with about 6,000+ on- and off-paper stamps sorted into packets.
þ          8.
    309     Southern Nigeria;
1907-11 short set to 10/- mint, generally fine m.m., the 10/- with partly
               toned gum. SG 33-43 cat.£150.   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.

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    310     Southern Rhodesia; 1931 certificate for 60 shares in Q.Q. Mines Ltd., with 5/- and 3d post-
               age and revenue stamps (SG 18, 27) at corner, cancelled Assistant Magistrate’s datestamp.            8.
    311     --; a similar lot.          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    312     South West Africa; 1
931 pictorial defins short set to 10/- (missing 4d) in f.u./v.f.u. horiz.
               pairs, cat.£147. Would be the better for a soak, as some have gum in the paper.                           24.
    313     Sweden; two stockb
ooks with a mixed used duplicated range, from early issues (but these
               often in poor condition) through to modern. (c.4,400); also shoebox with approx. 5,500 used
               sorted into packets. þ                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    314     Switzerland; 1845
-1962 mainly used colln. (a few m.m.) in Schaubek printed album.
               Includes 1845 Geneva 5c used (cat.£1,300., but probably forgery), 1934 NABA miniature
               sheet m.m. (cat.£350.), and many decent medium values. (c.830, 7 m.s.) þ            ..                £120.
    315     --; 1843-1923 mainly used seln. inc. 3 Cantonals, 2 Poste Locale, 1 Rayon I (all of these
               suspect and/or damaged), other Rayons, various Helvetias, 1919-20 Air opt. set (2, “as is”),
               etc. (28)                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    316     --; mainly used range in broken stockbook, early to modern (c.840 different) þ                            10.
    317     Tristan da Cunha; 1936 (?) cover to England with UK KE8 ½d and 1d cancelled by two
               strikes of type VI cachet.              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    318     --; 1936 (?) philatelic cover to England with KE8 2½d cancelled type VII cachet. 10.
    319     --; 1937 philatelic cover to Glasgow with UK Coronation 1½d cancelled by type V cachet.
               Possibly carried by Anatolia.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    320     --; 1946 (?) cover to a Lieut. in Cape Town, with pair of S.Africa 1d cancelled by type VIII
               cachet. (Newspaper used as stiffener is dated 1946, possibly carried by HMSAS Transvaal.)      26.
    321     --; 1950 cover to Canada with S.Africa ½d and 1d cancelled Cape Town Paquebot c.d.s.,
               with type IX cachet to left.            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    322     --; cover addressed to England with UK KG5 ½d (2), 1d, cancelled by two strikes of fake
               circular cachet. Genuine type X cachet to left.  ..               ..                   ..            20.
    323     --; 1952 short set to 1/- on philatelic (air, reg.) cover to England. Stamps cat.£21. Minor
               tone spots.                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    324     Turkey; 1918-58 bundle of covers, mainly commercial (some FDCs) inc. a few censors,
               airmails, postal stationery. (45)      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
325     United States of America; 1938-54 Presidential set (32, i.e. only one $1) mint – often fine
               u.m., a few with just slight marks on gum, a little toning on high values. Cat.£140. 24.
    326     --; approx. mid-1980s to early 1990s bundle of maxi-cards (c.200) þ  ..            20.
    327     --; mainly used lot in stockbook (c.1,500+ different) þ                         ..               ..                    12.
    328     Upper Silesia; 1921 date
d overprint set (11) c.t.o. on one large piece. Heavily folded
               through 20pf and 1m, a few tone spots. Cat.£130. (excl. those folded)   ..            10.
    329     Vatican City; 1954 Mar
ian Year u.m. accumulation, will give 14 sets (cat.£3.75 each) plus
               some odds. (c.185)   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    330     Yugoslavia; Croatia; 1
918 several pieces and one cover with a selection of f.u. comprising
               SG nos. 53-E84, plus D92 (missing 59, 74). Some with toning. Cat.c.£260., probably all
               c.t.o. (31 stamps)      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    331     Zimbabwe; 1981-2001 loose colln. of FDCs (all illus., unaddressed), generally two of each,
               some with corner damage etc. (123) Also a few other odds. þ              ..               ..                    35.

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     332    1840 penny black OG sound used with four margins, red MC, but corner fault.              24.
    333     1840 penny black PE good used 3½ margin, red MC, tiny thin.             ..               ..                    18.
    334     1840 penny black pair DI-DJ with black MCs, almost complete margins, but disfiguring
               faults.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    335     1840 2d blue GI decent/fair used. About 3½ margins, red MC, some creases down one side,
               ink mark on reverse. Cat.£500.     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    42.
      Ü     1840 Mulready; see UK Postal History.
    336     1841 penny red imperfs - approx. 500 to 600 used examples in glassine packets, poor to
               fine.        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    337     1841-79 mainly used seln. of line-engraved comprising ½d (18), 1d (5, plus weak six-
               block), 1½d (2), 2d (12). Poor to fine.            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    338     1847-54 embossed 10d (2), 1/- (1, thinned), all used cut-to-shape. Cat.£2,300.     ..                    24.
    339     1854-57 1d red Stars – accumulation in glassine packets (possibly including some “Plates”).
               Many are average or poor, but fine examples included. (Estimated 2,000 to 3,000) þ              £200.
    340     1854-57 1d red Stars – approx. 1,000 used examples in packet. Mainly good/sound, some
               above and below average (and one fourblock spotted).     ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    341     1857-83 mixed used surface-printed seln., majority sound. (74)             ..               ..                    45.
    342     1857-83 used seln. of sixteen different surface-printed, generally average sound use, some
               a little poorer. S.t.c.£1,075.          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    343     1858-79 1d red Plates colln. of 148 different plates (complete to 222), plus 14 different ½d
               plates mixed used, poor to fine. S.t.c.£1,400+ ..               ..                   ..            60.
    344     1858-79 1d red Plates – accumulation of roughly 1,500 used in packet. Although many have
               obvious faults, there is still a good percentage of sound or fine examples.                 ..                £100.
    345     1858-79 1d red plates, similar but smaller lot (c.500 to 600) which may include some “Stars”.      40.
    346     1867-83 wmk. Anchor £1 brown-lilac used. Fine except that it has had the perforations
               recut on all sides. Nice appearance, good colour, and with neat Argyll Street, Glasgow c.d.s.
               SG 136 cat.£5,500. [view image]                 .  ..               ..                   ..               ..                £400.
    347     1867-83 5/- plate 2 (SG 127, cat.£850.), 1883-84 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (£755.), and KE7 2/6, 5/-
               (£295.) in poor to average used condition.       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
    348     1873-80 (1873) 3d plate 19 overprinted SPECIMEN . Good and sound though without gum
               (few small tone spots). SG Spec.J43s, cat.£180.               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    349     1880-83 6d plate 18 with SPECIMEN opt., no gum and other small faults. Cat.c.£200.                    10.
    350     1880-81 1d venetian red – c.520 used examples on stockcards sorted by corner letter, mainly
               sound.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    351     1881 1d lilac (16 dots) – c.1,500 used in two stockbooks. þ                ..               ..                    10.
    352     1881-1936 m. & u. seln. of fourblocks, poor to fine. (23) ..                   ..            30.
    353     1883-84 2½d – 84 used examples sorted by corner letters, mainly sound, average colours.           12.
    354     1924 and 1925 Wembley sets poor to fine m.m. and used, cat.£206.                      ..                    18.
    355     1934-36 photogravure ½d, 2d to 9d, and 1/- in m.m. pairs (odd faults), cat.£78.                          12.
    356     1959-68 approx. 400 used examples of the multiple crown wmk. Castles £1. Stated to
               include both printings, though not checked by us. Minimum cat.£7 each. Mixed condition,
               though generally sound and inc. some fine.        ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    357     1965-69 a few u.m. complete sheets (folded twice, at perfs) comprising 1965 P.O.Tower 3d
               ord., 1967 Flowers 4d ord., 4d phos, 9d ord., 1/9 ord., 1968 Bridges 9d, 1/6, 1/9, 1969
               Concorde 4d, 1/6. A few odd faults.                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.

    358     2003 “Fun Fruit and Veg” se-tenant block of ten totally imperforate. Unmounted mint and
               still in its original cellophane wrapper (wrapper split only a little at one end to allow for
               inspection/checking of contents – the labels appear also to be imperf.). SG 2348ab,
               cat.£1,750. Apparently only about half a dozen of these have been recorded, and few if
               any of those are still in their sealed packs. [view image]    ..               ..                   ..        £800.

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    359     Postal Fiscals; 1860-67 3d SG F16 good postally used (cat.£80.), and three others with pmks.  20.
    360     Officials; sm
all mint seln. comprising SG nos O3 pair, O13, O41 (block and single), O42
               pair, O43, O44 pair, O48, O49, O69, and Army Telegraphs QV ½d. Cat.£130+, some faults.    22.
    361     --; used seln. inc. O.W. QV 1d, KE7 2d (these “as is”), Admiralty KE7 1½d, 2d (a bit
               grubby, on piece, “as is”), and other useful, inc. 2 blocks, 6 pairs/strips. (44)           ..                    60.
    362     Telegraph Stamps; 1853-84 fine collection on pages with English & Irish (3), Electric (1),
               British & Irish (4 + form), Bonelli’s (5), UK Electric (5), London District (3), Universal (4),
               National Telephone (16 + almost full sheet of 12). Mainly fine and with a little dupl. Also
               Post Office issues (½d unused, 1d, 3d, 1/-, 3/-, 5/-, 10/- used).             ..               ..                    70.
    363     --; 1877 £1 brown-lilac, wmk. three shamrocks, used. With faults (repaired tear, small
               crease, and pinhole) and heavyish cancel (a bit oily), but still quite presentable and scarce.
               SG Spec. L236, cat.£200.            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    364     --; Army Telegraphs; 1884 etc “Military” 6d, and 1895 etc. “Army” ½d, 1d, 2d, 1/-, 5/-
               poor to fine m.m.       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    365     U.K. Booklets; 2002 Across the Universe prestige booklet, with the last pane (4 x 1st
               Astronomy) inverted. This has caused the pane to be miscut, giving a row of perforations
               within a white line near the foot. The stamps are perforated normally, but whereas the
               normal pane has a 18mm margin above the stamps, and 18mm below, this miscut pane has
               28mm and 8mm respectively. First two panes have been removed. [view image]    ..            50.
    366     U.K. Presentation Packs; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, fine and complete. £200.
    367     U.K. First Day Covers; 1937-57 seln. of plain defin FDCs inc. 1938 2d and 3d (with
               previous values), 1938 4d, 1938 5d, 2 x 1951 ½d to 2½d, 1957 graphites, some other
               Wildings on larger covers. (18)     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
    368     --; 1973 (April) to 2000 (April) apparently complete run of Bureau FDCs for commems and
               defins (inc. high values, PSB se-tenant panes) in four albums. (c.290) þ ..            80.
    369     --; 1966-86 mixed colln. in two albums, many with ordinary c.d.s. cancels. (c.150) þ                  30.
    370     --; Feb. 2000 to Sep. 2003 colln. of clean, typed address, Bureau FDCs for commems and
               defins. Includes most of the miniature sheet and PSB se-tenant panes, 2003 high value
               Machins, etc. (62) þ ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            35.
    371     --; 1965-85 bundle of standard, handwritten FDCs, some mixed condition. (c.200) þ                  30.
    372     --; little bundle consisting of 18 1964-73 commem FDCs (inc. 1964 FRB S.Queensferry,
               1967 Chichester signed by him), 1997 HK numismatic cover, and 1999/2000 Millennium
               Moment commem document (m.s. with dual dates).          ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    373     --; 1954 plain unaddressed FDC for Wilding 9d, 10d, 11d, Kilbarchan c.d.s., cat.£40.                 13.
    374     --; 1973 Paintings 5p (3) and 9p (1) on illus FDC with handwritten address, with Raeburn
               Place, Edinburgh c.d.s. cancels. Cat.£75 thus.  ..               ..                   ..            20.
    375     PHQ. Cards; 1973 Royal Wedding used first day, Glasgow FDI cancel on reverse, unadd-
               ressed, cat.£50.; and another of the same, but with one tiny dent on face.                ..                    10.
    376     U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1840 Mulready 1d lettersheet used Kirkcaldy (KIRCALDY
                datestamp on reverse) to Musselburgh with red MC. Filing creases. Cat.£300.        ..                    50.
    377     --; 1871 cover London to Christiansand, Norway, franked two pairs of 3d plate 5 (SG 103).
               Some faults (stamps and cover) but still presentable.          ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    378     --; an album entitled “Post Office Labels” containing all manner of material – explanatory,
               redirection, certificates, receipts, customs, special delivery, recorded, parcel post, etc.
               Mainly 1960s-90s. (c.200 items) þ                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
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           United Kingdom, continued.
    379     Scottish Covers and Postal History; an extensive and impressive collection of Scottish
               Numeral Cancels in ten volumes. Comprises covers and pieces, and covers the whole period
               from their introduction in 1844 through until late use in c.d.s. marks of about the 1920s.
               Hawick (for example) is fairly typical of many other towns, with 1d red imperfs (2 on cover,
               2 on piece), 1d red stars (2 covers, 1 piece), 1d red plates (12 pieces), later QV (6 pieces
               with duplex, 7 pieces with c.d.s.), and five 1920-24 postcards with numeral c.d.s. Naturally,
               cities are very well represented, and smaller towns and villages usually have smaller
               numbers (e.g. Insch has 1 cover, 8 pieces).
               Quality (of postmarks, and physically of the items) is generally good to very fine, as if much
               of this has been selected from a much larger original source. Some however are poorer.
               Pieces normally have complete postmarks. Occasional postcards included for illustration.
               Although very representative, some small sections are missing (e.g. Leslie to Lynedoch
               Place has been removed at some time).
               An important collection, difficult to replicate. þ                 ..                   ..                £500. to £1,000.
    380     --; 1778-1876 small seln. inc. 1824 Musselburgh PPO boxed mileage (fair), 1778 COUPAR/
                ANGUS, 1836 straight-line DALKEITH. Also 1837 MARYPORT. (8 items) ..            22.
    381     --; 1855-94 (approx.) bundles of envelopes and postal stat. cards in two boxes, mostly to or
               from Edinburgh, the bulk with 1d lilacs. We see some numbers with the “131 Stars” duplex
               cancel. (c.1,800) þ   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £300.
    382     --; 1934 cover (Aberdeen machine cancel) with BRITISH/ASSOCIATION/10 SEP 34/ABERDEEN
                cachet; and 1951 reg. cover with EDINBURGH/8 AU 51/BAAS skeleton pmks. (British Assoc-
               iation for the Advancement of Science).           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    383     --; 1938 registered cover to Glasgow with three strikes of MOBILE POST OFFICE c.d.s. (2
               strikes of code C, 1 of code A) plus reg. receipt with code A c.d.s. (Highland Games, Crieff)       10.
    384     --; 1939-57 collection of General Assembly of the Church of Scotland postmarks (skeleton
               type EDINBURGH CS or EDINBURGH C OF S. (12 registered covers, 1 registered parcel piece,
               1 pmk. on piece, 2 reg. labels, 3 reg. receipts) ..               ..                   ..            40.
    385     --; cover album of mixed QV to QE postmarks on cover or piece (c.75 items) þ 22.
    386     --; modern sample impression in sealing wax of the CORSTOR/PHIN bag seal, plus modern
               strike in black ink of straight line CORSTORPHIN.                ..                   ..               ..                      3.
    387     --; two boxes of commercial envelopes, mainly late 1960s to 1980s, mainly with slogan
               pmks., meters, etc. (1,000s) þ     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    388     --; Barra; 1936-68 small but useful seln. comprising Eoligarry (1 c.d.s., 1 photo of PO),
               Castlebay (5 c.d.s. on pieces, 1 parcel cancel on piece, 9 stamps with c.d.s.), Skallary (1
               piece).    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    389     --; Benbecul
a; Creagorry bag seal sample strike on piece, Grimsay c.d.s. on 1937 piece, and
               1963 cover.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    390     --; Harris; 1
899-1968 c.d.s., mainly on piece, of Harris (10), Amhuinnsuich, Ardhasaig (3),
               Finsbay, and Scarista.                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    391     --; Orkney; se
ln. of 1966 sample strikes (each on piece, probably by favour) of 40 different
               c.d.s. (inc. 2 diff. Stronsay), and 5 diff. parcel cancels. All fine strikes.    ..            20.
    392     --; Peeblesshire; 1
802-1911 colln. inc. Linton mileage, Noblehouse mileage, Noblehouse
               mileage removed (4), Noblehouse rectangular datestamp, Peebles large straight-line,
               Peebles Penny Post (2), Peebles circular mileage, Peebles rectangular mileage (2), West
               Linton Scots Local type backstamp, and other backstamps. (Total 21)   ..            40.
    393     --; Shetland; two PO d
atestamp impression book pages with strikes of Heylor Lerwick c.d.s.
               for June 1949, March 1950, Jan-Feb 1952.    ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.

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    394     Scottish Postal History; Military Camps; The remainder of the collection from which
               numerous individual lots have been sold in the last two auctions. Collection comprises
               mainly postcards (some of camp/military scenes), mail from and to camps, military
               hospitals, etc. Several are unusual and scarce, and some are not obviously military. None
               of these have camp postmarks. (55 items, mainly postcards). Also some literature. þ                £100.
    395     --; --; Auchengate Camp, Troon c.d.s. on loose stamp; ARMY POST OFFICE (HD) 9  on 1915
               card from Bridge of Earn; and similar No.12 on trimmed piece used 1915 (Peebles); Loch
               Doon Camp c.d.s. on 1917 piece (cut to shape); reg. label of same camp (damaged); and
               1912 pc with GLAMIS CAMP c.d.s.                   ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    396     --; --; Musselburgh Camp; 1795 cover with London free frank, addressed to The Earl of
               Breadalbane, Musselburgh Camp, near Edinburgh. (2,300 fencibles were camped there.)        15.
    397     --; --; Oudenard Camp, Bridge of Earn; 1915 view postcard with ARMY POST OFFICE (HD) 9
               c.d.s.      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    398     --; --; Townfoot Camp, Denny; 1910 postcard (military comic) with very fine strike of
               TOWNFOOT CAMP/JY 21/10/DENNY c.d.s.          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.

    399     U.K. Philatelic Covers; 1957 plain registered cover with £1 Windsor Castle stamp (perfs
               rough at right) cancelled Windsor c.d.s. (3 August), plus Windsor reg. label. Label at lower
               left with Girl Guide symbol on tent, encircled by 1857 BP 1957/WORLD CAMP WINDSOR.                   30.
    400     --; box filled with mixed souvenir covers (c.400+) þ        ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    401     U.K. Postage Material; range of modern u.m. defins/country stamps, with little dupl. Inc.
               castles gutters. Face value c.£150. ▲              ..               ..                   ..               ..                £110.
    402     --; range of 1970s-1990 commem sets/odds plus some defins and country stamps. Face
               value about £125. A few pre-decimal also. ▲ þ              ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    403     Security Overprints;
excellent collection in an album of commercial opts. as well as those
               of utilities and local authorities. In all about 480 items, plus another 30 receipts etc. with
               stamps on. While there is some duplication, it is only slight, and the variety is such as is
               seldom seen. þ         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £200.
    404     Cinderella; 1949-2002 wide-ranging collection of Scottish material in album. Includes
               publicity labels, commercial, exhibitions and events, tourist, patriotic, political, postal
               strike, charity, etc. Some labels in blocks/sheets, some on cover or card. (c.310 items) þ             75.
    405     --; mix on pages of labels – patriotic, coronation, military, wartime propaganda, literary,
               etc. (c.440, many of which in blocks or sheets, 10 covers/cards). þ      ..               ..                    50.
    406     --; seln. of Shakespeare items inc. 1864 1d label (2), c.1899 labels with postal cancels (1/-
               blue on part 1899 postcard, 1/- green on part 1901 postcard, and 1/- orange on postcard to
               NZ), three others.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    407     --; post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial “sheet 2” of 12 poster labels showing “The
              Navy”. Fine with gum.                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    408     --; similar “sheet 3” showing “R.A.F. and other Troops”. Fine with gum.                 ..                      6.
    409     --; similar “sheet 4” showing “The Women’s Services”. Fine though without gum.   5.
    410     --; 1914 South Belfast Anti-Home Rule 1/- label (UVF/FOR GOD AND COUNTRY”) mounted
               mint. Minor corner crease.            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    411     --; collection of 1920s-40s Scottish labels inc. event publicity, trade, exhibitions, etc. (c.45
               items). þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    412     --; seln. on pages of mainly political labels (parties, campaigns, protests, etc.) (c.45) 10.
    413     --; 1972-95 colln. of 28 different Television Licence stamps, plus 15 different used on
               licence forms, and a few other items inc. M3 stamp with counterfoil overprinted with PO
               Training School black bars.           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    414     --; 1980 Vehicle Licence £5 savings stamp (with cancel) Barefoot cat.£25.; also 1981 CB
               Radio “CBR 1” stamp used (£5.), and Telephone £1 and £2 savings stamps.          ..                      8.
    415     --; Gramophone Tax and Copyright Labels; seln. on pages of 102 different, from a variety
               of companies through to purchase tax types. Varied condition.               ..               ..                    10.
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           United Kingdom, continued.

      Ü     Cinderella; see also Telegraph Stamps above.
    416     Islands; large shoebox of FDCs of Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey. Generally fine illus.
               and mainly unaddressed, mixed dates. (c.325) þ              ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    417     --; 1941-90 decent run of mainly u.m. Guernsey, Jersey and IoM commems and defins in
               two folders (some earlier and other odds used). Some Alderney and UK locals also. þ                50.
    418     --; 1968-76 bundle of commem and defin FDCs, generally illus types or unaddressed. Some
               commercial covers also, and 1997 catalogue. (c.120) þ   ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    419     --; box with c.50 Guernsey, 45 IoM, 28 Jersey FDCs etc. þ                ..               ..                    18.
    420     --; packet with approx. 500 used large stamps on piece. þ ..                 ..              7.
    421     Alderney; 1983-2005 apparently complete run of u.m. commems/defins/m.s. in s/book þ           30.
    422     Guernsey; 1969 (Oct.) to 2005 apparently complete colln. of commems/defins/m.s. in four
               stockbooks. þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    423     --; 1958-94 fairly comprehensive u.m. & c.t.o. colln. of commems and defins in stockalbum.
               Mint and used of most issues to about 1983 (inc. 1969 dues), then u.m. thereafter. þ                   35.
    424     Isle of Man; 1973-2005 apparently complete colln. of u.m. commems/defins/m.s. in six
               stockbooks. þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    425     --; 1958-94 fairly comprehensive u.m. & c.t.o. colln. of commems and defins in stockalbum.
               Mint and used of most issues to early 1980s (inc. all dues), then u.m. thereafter. þ 26.
    426     Jersey; 1969 (Oct.) to 2005 apparently complete colln. of commems/defins/m.s. in five
               stockbooks. þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    427     --; 1958-94 fairly comprehensive u.m. & c.t.o. colln. of commems and defins in stock-
               album. Mint and used of most issues to mid 1980s (inc. 1969 dues), then u.m. thereafter.
               Some UK country stamps m. & u. also. þ       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
   428      U.K. Mixed Lots and Collections; 1912 (a few earlier) to 2005 mainly u.m. (a few m.m.)
               in seven stockbooks. Strength in comprehensive run of u.m. QE commem/defin/country
               stamps. Little by way of Wildings and Castles, but with apparently complete run (no
               phosphors) of u.m. commems from 1953, plus some better earlier also inc. 1934 photo-
               gravure, 1937-47 defin sets u.m., etc. Decimal face value approx. £550. þ            ..                £450.
    429     --; a huge (as in enormous) stock/accumulation in six large cartons, part of the stock of a
               Danish dealer. Largest numbers in decimal Machins, 1980s Christmas stamps, and so on,
               but still with very large quantities of others; some high values (up to recent Machin h.v.),
               higher value commems, and with some pre-decimal back to KG6. A mix of bundleware,
               off-paper sorted into packets, stockcards (loose or in filing boxes), and some loose. Gross
               weight c.110kg. (Certainly hundreds of thousands of stamps, maybe 1,000,000+). To be
               sold entirely without reserve. Viewing by arrangement. þ  ..                   ..        £200.
    430     --; 1840-1983 used collection in two volumes. Starts with 3 x penny blacks (poor to
               reasonable), and mixed other line-engraved ½d to 2d values (82), and surface-printed has a
               few better inc. values to 5/-. KE7 to 5/-, KG5 to 10/-, and KG6 h.vals also. QE is quite
               straightforward, many 1971-82 commem sets being on little covers cancelled by favour.
               (100s) þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
    431     --; 1983-99 useful used collection in stockbook. All appear to be either taken off FDCs, or
               are c.t.o. Comprises commems (normally complete sets), greetings (8 complete panes),
               country stamps (with many higher values), high values, and defins (range of values, plus
               se-tenant PSB panes, other booklet panes, etc.). (100s) þ ..                  ..        £130.
    432     --; 1840-89 mixed m.m./u.m./used in album and two folders – apparently from two different
               collections. General spread of earlier with a fair penny black, some penny plates, etc. QE
              era m. & u. with decent range of commems and defins. Decimal mint face about £120. þ         £120.
    433     --; Stamp Bug albums complete with contents 1982-87, 1990 1d black souvenir folder, and
               1997-98 “mini year books”. Face value c.£83. þ             ..                   ..               ..                    60.

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           United Kingdom, continued.

            434      U.K. Mixed Lots and Collections; stock in nine stockbooks, mainly used and with much
                        dupl. Most value in QV Jubilee 2½d (100s of these), and some high value commems.
                        (1,000s) þ       ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          50.
            435      --; stockbook of mixed mainly used, three small stockbooks of m. & u., three stockleaves of
                        penny reds and similar, and various others (many 100s); also a small world mix. þ        35.
            436      --; large quantity of kiloware in two boxes. Most is ordinary stuff, but scattered within are
                        non-standard (e.g. we see a few FDCs, and notice a couple of c.t.o. booklets, etc.) (c.30kg
                        gross) þ          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          30.
            437      --; mix of stamps inc. QV embossed 6d, 1/- (poor), several QV ½d plates on piece, others to
                        KG5, and a bundle of more modern FDCs and other covers.    ..          ..          28.
            438      --; folder with some u.m. pre-decimal QE odds/blocks, and small seln. of mainly late-1960s
                        booklets (20, inc. 2 x Cooks stitched). Also 1998 “Definitive Portrait” PSB, etc.           20.
            439      --; packet of higher denomination commems on paper (c.500) þ          ..          ..          15.
            440      --; packet with hundreds of off-paper higher denomination used commems, many with
                        faults (some only minor).           ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          15.
            441      --; packet of 1991-97 Greetings stamps used on paper (c.500) þ        ..          ..          15.
            442      --; shoebox with a seln. of mainly mint airletters, PO cards, etc. þ         ..          ..          15.
            443      --; mix of Victorian stamps (200+)        ..          ..          ..          ..          12.
            444      --; approx. 500 used on piece of country stamps above standard letter rate.      ..          12.
            445      --; packet with about 600 used on piece of the se-tenant Diana, Queen’s Beasts, and Henry’s
                        Wives issues. þ           ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          8.
            446      --; small box of late 1960s/early 1970s kiloware, slogan pmks., etc. þ  ..          5.



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We have negotiated good rates with our bank, and are able to absorb the bank charges for this service ourselves, and therefore there is no additional charge for the use of this facility, as long as postal bidders give us their details in advance of posting. Only for postal buyers where card details are given after posting, we will charge 1.9% extra (Visa/MasterCard) or 18p (Switch and Delta), plus cost of posting receipt slip.


VIEWING; please note that lots can normally be viewed in our shop during the one week prior to the auction. It is sometimes possible to view auction lots outside the normal times, but this must be by special arrangement.
 
 


BID FORM - Sale Date 13 June 2005

to Robert Murray,
 5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens,
 Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

Please bid on my behalf for the undermentioned lots, up to the limits stated. I understand that lots will be purchased as cheaply as other bids, or reserves, if any, permit. My bids are in pounds sterling, and exclude the buyer's premium of 10%, which will be added to any puchases.

                    Date; .............................. Signed; ..................................................

Lot      Description                   Maximum Bid                             Lot      Description                    Maximum Bid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BLOCK CAPITALS, PLEASE !
Name;

Address;

(Space is given here for normal credit card details)
Postcode;

Telephone number;
 



FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS; Our next stamp auction will be in August 2005..
 This auction is conducted according to the "Philatelic Auctioneers Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale" (available if requested).
A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (inclusive of global v.a.t.) will be added to the sale price of all lots.
Postal Bidders should remember that they may give alternative bids, or state a total spending limit.
 Telephone bids are accepted, but must later be confirmed in writing.
Material can be accepted at any time for inclusion in future sales. Our commission is 10% of the sale price, plus administration fee of £1 per lot + £4.75 per vendor (all plus v.a.t.). Full details on request.
 We DO NOT charge buyers a handling charge per lot, nor is there VAT added to any sale prices.
Please bid early. In the case of equal bids, the lot will be sold to the person whose bid was received first (unless free bidding in the room equals the top book-bid, although the Auctioneer will try to regulate the bidding in such a way as to avoid this).
 Apart from viewing the lots in person, you can get a better description of any lot, by telephoning or writing.
 (Photocopies are available, at a charge of 15p per copy (colour copies A4 pages; 1st copy £1, 50p per page thereafter), plus postage.)
Remember the Buy or Bid Sale - bring items along on the night. We will try to sell them for you, at a charge of 10% + 25p (optional insurance 1% extra). Have a look at what’s on offer before and during the main auction. You can buy items outright or place a bid. (Larger lots delivered to our shop are charged £1 per lot entry fee.)
The annual subscription for our auction catalogues (paper copy) is currently £5 for inland UK addresses. If you are not already on our mailing list, please send us £5 with a note of your name and address. Regular bidders and buyers may qualify for free renewal. Rates abroad are EEC countries £4, other European countries £7, Overseas £10.
Successful postal bidders should note that postage stamps are not an acceptable means of paying your account.
 Prices realised for this sale will be published with our next catalogue. If you are not normally on our mailing list, the List of Prices Realised can be had by simply sending us a stamped addressed envelope. Alternatively, you can be put on our auction mailing list (see above).
The telephone number at the Stewart’s-Melville Pavilion is  0131 551 2331 (mobile 07974 962649).
 Open Bids ("Buy Bids") are not normally accepted. If such bids are made, they will be taken to mean a bid of ten times the printed estimate.
Any invoices remaining unpaid fourteen days from the auction date (or after delivery to a postal buyer) will attract interest at the rate of 2% per month or part thereof.
Robert Murray
Scotland’s Best-Stocked and
Most Popular Stamp Shop. 
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