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Scroll down to the bottom for links to the various Sections.
Please refer to the Terms of Business for a Statement of our
Our service, whether you are a newcomer to this fascinating
period of our social and philatelic history,
a Specialist Collector or an Exhibitor, is based on 40 years experience
as Specialist Dealers handling rare and unique items.
The emphasis has been, and always will be, on quality and rarity.
Our stock contains quality items:
the unusual; the exceptional and the unique.
Rather than risk missing an item,
we are always pleased to discuss deferred terms.
Having helped to build many fine Collections, which is ongoing today,
we are always pleased to give advice on developing a Collection.
If you have for sale an individual item, or a Collection, from the
pre-stamp and/or the Victorian period, please make contact
as we are always interested in purchasing such material.
We look forward to receiving your WANTS LIST.
Items can be reserved by phone or E-mail.
New additions in all Sections.
The following are a few examples from Sections of the website.
SG130 Plate 4 the famous UNIQUE Missing Design:
Surface Printed Section
2d SG35 plate 6 Pearson Hill Trial: Early Machines Section
Rideout Machine Number 1: Early Machines Section
4d SG66 Reversed SH Code: Early Machines Section
Rideout Second Trial: Early Machines Section
Very early usage of Boston Trial: Early Machines Section
First Day Usage of the World's First Duplex: Line Engraved Section
Letter from Earl CARDIGAN 1836: Prestamp and Stampless Section
Uniform 4d Post Christmas Day letter: Pre-stamp and Stampless Section
Surcharged letter January 10th 1840: Pre-stamp and Stampless Section
Entire dated and posted FIRST DAY Uniform 1d Post: Pre-stamp Section
'Madeleine Smith' Glasgow Experimental Duplex in GREEN: Scottish Postal History Section
2d SG34 Plate 5 BLUE Edinburgh Duplex EKD: Scottish Postal History Section
Number 2 in Cross on Front: Mulready Section
2d Letter Sheet used in May 1840: Mulready Section
2d Letter Sheet OHMS Gloucester Double Lined Cross: Mulready Section
MX applied Contrary to Regulations: Mulready Section
Hand illustrated Envelope: Hand drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section
1d lilac Die 2 hand painted Front: Hand drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section
The Magic Watch: Hand drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section
Envelope illustrated BOTH SIDES: Hand Drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section
Plate 1a pair: 1d Black Section
Plate 2 Watery Cross: 1d Black Section
BRISTOL, SUNDAY MAY 31st 1840, Plate 3: 1d Black Section
Plate 4 Clear Profile: 1d Black Section
Maryport Cross Plate 3 on COVER: 1d Black Section
Irish COVER Plates 6 and 8: 1d Black Section
Plate 6 Re-entry: 1d Black Section
Plate 8 Re-entry: 1d Black Section
Plate 1b INVERTED Watermark: 1d Black and Watermark Varieties Section.
Plate 1b INVERTED watermark Paisely Cross matched pair: 1d Black, Scottish and Watermark Sections
Plate 1: 2d Blue (1840) Section
Plate 1 Worcester numeral: 2d Blue (1840) Section
Greenock Cross with Certificate: 2d Blue (1840) Section
2d Plate 1 Steel Blue Greenock Crosses ON COVER: 1840 2d Blue Section
Dudley GREEN numeral 1856: Other Line-engraved Section
Plate 18 with Basal Shifts: Other Line-engraved Section
Plate 77b B Blank Corrected with Certificate: Other Line-engraved Section
Plate 27: Other Line-engraved Section
Orange Brown shade: Other Line-engraved Section
1d Plate 9 Mottram Penny Post ON COVER: Other Line-engraved Section
1d Plate 158 RED Numeral Cancellations with BPA Certificate: Other Line-engraved Section
1d plate 63 and 2d plate 3 both full margins ON COVER: Other Line Engraved Section.
Very Rare Forwarding Agent cachets on a Pair of Entires: Other Line Engraved Section
Royal Mail Steam Packet Company one of the first sailings: Other Line Engraved Section
Plate 3 Aberdeen Numeral: Other Line Engraved and Scottish Sections
DUMFRIES Distinctive Cross: Scottish Section
141 of Ballygawley: Irish Section
10d on Entire: Embossed Section
One shilling pair Liverpool Floating Receiving House (FRH) cds on reverse: Embossed Section
LAST SAILING of Retaliatory Period: Embossed Section
4d SG62e White Paper Variety: Surface Printed Section
4d SG66a with RPS Cert: Surface Printed Section
4d SG66 INVERTED watermark: Surface Printed and Watermark Varieties Sections
4d Plate 16 INVERTED watermark: Watermark Varieties Section
4d SG152 variety LARGE 5 in plate number: Surface Printed Section.
6d Plate 12 ABNORMAL ON COVER with RPS Cert: Surface Printed Section
Imperf Control E with Certificate: Surface Printed Section
1d Lilac Control U Pair 1896: Surface Printed Section
Stock Exchange Forgery with Genuine: Surface Printed Section
Imprimatur: Jubilee Section
2d INTENSE CARMINE Shade: Jubilee Section
4d Jubilee: Jubilee Section
5/- and 5d Die 2: Jubilee Section
FIRST DAY of ISSUE Registered Envelope to Budapest: Jubilee Section
1d Imperf on Envelope: 1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section
1/2d Brown Wrapper: 1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section
1d Pink Envelope Number 4 in Cross: Stationery Section
1d Pink Envelope Number 4 in Cross: Stationery Section
LARGE FORMAT used on Day of Issue: Stationery Section
1/2d Postcard Internal Irish Usage: Stationery Section
Valentine Envelope 1854: Stationery Section
3d Empire Card used to Australia - Stationery Section
To see a selection from our stock click on the links below.
The 1d and 2d Mulready
Surface Printed, High Values, Lilac and Greens and 1d Lilac
Stationery, Registered Envelopes and Printed Adverts.
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