Our service, whether you are a newcomer to this fascinating period of our social and philatelic history, an advanced
specialist or an Exhibitor, is based on 40 years experience as Specialist Dealers handling rare and unique items.
Our emphasis is on quality and rarity.
We have helped to build many fine Collections and this is ongoing today.
We hold a wide stock of quality items including the unusual, the exceptional and the unique.
We look forward to receiving your Wants List.
Items can be reserved by phone or E-mail.
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New stock added daily do please scroll down and check the Sections.
RECENT ADDITIONS include:
Pre-stamp and Stampless Section:
Important dates in the development of our Postal System:
First and Last Day of the Uniform 4d Post;
several Handstruck '4's;
Last Day of the Free Franking Priviledge;
First Day of the Uniform1d Post;
Bristol May 6th 1840
and Manchester Sunday May 17th 1840.
1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section:
further rarities and a unique Archive of Mr Archibald Hunter,
the Chief Superintendent of London's Parcel Service.
Surface Printed Section: stamps; varieties; covers and varieties on cover.
Scottish and Irish Section: EKD for an Irish Maltese cross on cover.
1d Blacks Section: on cover examples and varieties.
Line Engraved Section: covers with LATE USAGES of
the 1d Black, 1d Red and the Maltese Cross and
a large selection of NUMBERS in CROSSES on cover.
FIRST DAY entire Uniform 4d Post: Pre-stamp Section
STONEHAVEN 4: LAST DAY of Uniform 4d Post: Pre-stamp Section
LAST DAY of the Free Franking Priviledge: Pre-stamp Section
FIRST DAY of Uniform 1d Post: Pre-stamp Section
Bristol, SUNDAY MAY 31st 1840, Plate 3: 1d Black Section
UNIQUE franking, latest known usage of a 1d black on cover: 1d Black Section.
Superb Plate 1a pair: 1d Black Section.
Plate 2: Superb Watery Cross: 1d Black Section.
Plate 8, BROWN CROSS and RPS Cert: 1d Black Section.
Plate 1b INVERTED WATERMARK: Watermark Varieties Section.
2d Blue Plate 1 pair with full margins: 1840 2d Blue Section.
2d Blue Plate 1 Multiple on MAY 22nd 1840 Entire: 1840 2d Blue Section.
1d imperf: latest known usage on cover - Line Engraved Section.
Black Plate 9: Red and Black Crosses with Cert - Line Engraved Section
Very Rare 3d rate on on cover - Line Engraved Section
Extremely Rare 5d rate with MX's on Wrapper - Line Engraved Section
FIRST DAY usage of Number 8 in Cross - Line engaved Section
1d red Plate 158 RED cancels with BPA Cert - Line Engraved Section
2d Blue Plate 4: Line Engraved Section
T.0.5 on letter written on board Cunarder 'RUSSIA': Line engraved Section
Very early usage of Boston Trial - Early Machines Section
Azemaar Trial: Early Machines Section
SG51: OP-PC ERROR - Line engraved Section.
1d SG16b: ARCHER PERFORATION with RPS Cert - Scottish and Line-Engraved Sections.
1/- SG55 on entire to Harpers Building New York: Embossed Section
1/- SG55 and 4d SG63 with Scots local cancellation - Embossed and Scottish Sections
3d shaded spandrels with Warrant Number - Surface Printed Section
4d SG66 Inverted Watermark: Watermark Varieties Section
1/- SG71: Price 1/- per Label - Surface Printed Section.
4d SG79/80: IMPRIMATUR Plate 3 - Surface Printed Section.
4d SG152: variety LARGE 5 in plate number - Surface Printed Section.
5/- rose plate 4 SG 130 the unique DRY PRINT: Surface Printed and High Values Section
SG 113: 10d Pale red
brown, ‘TE-TF’: Surface Printed Section.
SG 137: £5 Orange excellent colour and perfs: Surface Printed Section
SG115: Double Plate Number 'KB': Irish and Surface Printed Sections.
1d SG166: Surface Printed Section
SG167 and SG160, BLUE ROMSEY duplex: Surface Printed Section
SG183: Surface Printed Section
1d SG174 IMPERFORATE mint Control with RPS Cert: Surface Printed and 1d Lilac Section
4d SG 205: very fine unmounted/mounted mint - Jubilee Section
1/- SG 214: Block of 20 - Jubilee Section.
Sheet of Twelve PROOF Impressions - 1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section.
1d pink envelope: Number 4 in Cross - Stationery Section.
Wrapper for circulars and magazines rare printed advert - Pictorial Envelope Section.
The FIRST Large Format Postcard used on DAYof ISSUE - 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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