K & C PHILATELICS 

The Queen Victoria & Postal History Specialists.

 

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New items added regularly.

 

We specialise in the stamps and postal history of Great Britain

covering

the pre-stamp era and the reign of Queen Victoria (1840-1901).

 

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

more than 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

at no additional cost.

 

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. 

 

Please see our  Terms of Business. 

 

The following are a few examples from each Section of the website.

 

152208

Rideout Machine Number 1: Early Machines Section

 

152425

Rideout Number 2 Machine: Early Machine Section

 

151529 

Very early usage of Boston Trial: Early Machines Section

 

152557

Front to Rear Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy: Battle of Trafalgar fame

Prestamp and Stampless Section

 

152155

Letter from Earl CARDIGAN:

father of Lord Cardigan of the Charge of the Light Brigade fame

Prestamp and Stampless Section

 

15194

Liverpool spoon:  Prestamp and Stampless Section

 

152196

'Madeleine Smith' Glasgow Experimental Duplex in GREEN:

Scottish Postal History Section

 

152160

1/2d Plate 8: Scottish Postal History Section

 

151678

1d Plate 55 Lisnaskea 306: Irish Section

 

1204.

Salisbury Crosses and uprated with a 1d red: Mulready Section

 

15137

Contrary to Regulations: Mulready Section

 

15093

Unusual folding and cancellations on Advert Sheet

 

15140

2d Letter Sheet OHMS Gloucester Double Lined Cross: Mulready Section

 

151689

1/2d postcard 1877 hand drawn and painted:

Hand Drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section

 

151787

Hand illustrated Envelope:

Hand drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section

 

151785

1d lilac Die 2 hand painted Front:

Hand drawn and Pictorial Envelopes Section

 

151206

 Plate 1a pair: 1d Black Section

 

152171

Plate 1b: 1d Black Section

 

151444

Plate 1b: 1d Black Section

 

151503

Pair 1d Plate 9 'PC-PD' on cover: 1d Black Section

 

151427

1d Plate 2 with 1d imperf and 1d venetian red 1901,

last day before all became invalid for postage.

LATEST KNOWN DATE for a 1d Black on COVER:

1d Black Section

 

151801. 

1d Plate 10 with Leeds Distinctive Cross on cover:

1d Black Section

 

 SUNDAY MAY 31st 1840, Plate 3 on Bristol entire: 1d Black Section

  

15143

IRISH COVER with Mixed Plates, 6 and 8: 1d Black Section

 

151512

Plate 8 Re-entry: 1d Black Section

 

151443

Plate 10 with RED cross with varieties: 1d Black Section

 

151851

 Plate 1b INVERTED Watermark: 1d Black and Watermark Varieties Sections.

 

151440

Plate 6, BLUE cross with Certificate but faults:

1d Black Section.

 

1109

Plate 1: 2d Blue (1840) Section

 

151547

Plate 1 Worcester numeral: 2d Blue (1840) Section

 

152206

Greenock Cross with RPS Certificate: 

2d Blue (1840) Section

 

151383.

Earliest Known Date for Plate 1 with Experimental Black Cross:

2d Blue (1840)  Section

 

1110

Plate 2: 2d Blue (1840) Section

 

15195

Plate 2 DUBLIN Cross with outer break:

2d Blue (1840) Section

 

152162

1d Plate 70, NOTTINGHAM '583' in GREEN, RPS Certificate: 

Other Line-Engraved Section

 

152490

Red numeral 466? of Liverpool:

Line-Engraved Section

 

152409

Envelope SLOUGH to Toronto:  Line-Engraved Section

 

15141

Dr Perkins Experimental Blued Paper

a gummed unprinted block with Cert:

Line-Engraved Section

 

1039

1d Plate 44: Line-Engraved Section

 

309

2d Plate 9: Line-Engraved Section

 

152414

'Price 1d Per L(abel)': Line-Engraved Section

 

151380

RED Numeral Cancellations Plate 158 with BPA Certificate:

Other Line-engraved Section

 

15012

FIRST DAY OF USAGE: Line-Engraved Section

 

152095

Very Rare Forwarding Agent cachet on a Pair of Entires: Other Line Engraved Section

 

152108

Royal Mail Steam Packet Company one of the first sailings: Other Line Engraved Section

 

15196

Plate 3 DUBLIN cross with outer break: Other LIne-Engraved Section

 

151220

2d Plate 3: Line-Engraved Section

 

SS7

Plate 3 Aberdeen Numeral: Other Line Engraved and Scottish Sections

 

  

1040

1/2d SG48 PLATE 9: Line Engraved-Section

  

151726

Newspaper Branch: Line-Engraved Section

 

15005

1/-SG55 and 4d SG63 Scots Local: Embossed Section

 

151403

10d on Entire: Embossed Section

 

15002

One shilling pair Liverpool Floating Receiving House (FRH) cds on reverse:

Embossed Section

 

151608 

Embossed Section

 

152223

SG130 Plate 4 the famous UNIQUE Missing Design:

Surface Printed Section

 

152186

4d SG62e White Paper Variety:  Surface Printed Section

 

152032

 4d SG66a with RPS Cert: Surface Printed Section

 

4d SG66 INVERTED watermark:

Surface Printed and Watermark Varieties Sections

 

151344

6d SG85 IRISH usage: Surface Printed Section

 

   

6d SG84d, Plate 3, 'TF', Error of Watermark, 3 roses and a thistle:

Surface Printed and Watermark Varieties Sections

 

         

6d SG84c, Plate 3, 'TF', Watermark Error,  MISSING SHAMROCK:

Surface Printed and Watermark Varieties Sections

 

152515

9d SG87 RED PD only: Surface Printed Section

 

WM10

 4d SG153 Plate 16 INVERTED watermark:

Watermark Varieties Section

 

151464

 4d SG152 variety LARGE 5 in plate number:

Surface Printed Section.

          

151345

6d SG122a plate number damage:

Surface Printed Section

    

152030

6d Plate 12 ABNORMAL ON COVER with RPS Cert: Surface Printed Section

    

151204

3d Plate 8:  Surface Printed Section

 

151464

6d SG108 Plate 8 used before official issue date:  Surface Printed Section

 

152508

SG 162 6d on 6d: Surface Printed Section

 

152452

Surface Printed Section

   

151381

Imperf Control E with Certificate:

Surface Printed Section

 

152147

1d Lilac Control U Pair 1896: Surface Printed Section

 

152031

Stock Exchange Forgery with Genuine: Surface Printed Section

 

152473

3d SG 191: Surface Printed Section

 

152513

1/2d INVERTED Watermark:

Jubilee Issue and Watermark Varieties Sections

 

152372

Mint Block of 40 INVERTED WATERMARK:

Jubilee Issue Section

 

151576

Jubilee Issue Section

 

151669

CITY of DUBLIN perfin with top row INVERTED: Jubilee Issue Section

 

151388

Imprimatur: Jubilee Section

 

151644

2d INTENSE CARMINE Shade: Jubilee Section

 

151272

4d Jubilee: Jubilee Section

   

152215

SG206a Deep Bright with Certificate:

Jubilee Issue

 

151396

1d Imperf on Envelope:  1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section

 

15060

Furniss Caricature Envelope: 1890 Penny Post jubilee Section

 

151537

William Elliott Caricature with Insert:1890 Penny Post jubilee Section

 

152107

3d UPU card to Australia from the Exhibition: 1890 Penny Post jubilee Section

 

1069

1d Fiscal used at the Exhibition: 1890 Penny Post jubilee Section

 

1d Pink Envelope Number 4 in Cross: Stationery and Registered Section

 

152271

1848 Registered Letter: Stationery and Registered Section

 

151272

SECOND DAY of usage: Stationery and Registered Section

 

To see a selection from our stock click on the links below.

 

SECTIONS.

   Early Machine Cancellations and Trials

Pre - stamp and Stampless

  Postal History of Scotland, Ireland and Wales

 The 1d and 2d Mulready  

Hand Drawn & Pictorial Envelopes 

  1d Blacks  1840 2d Blues

1d Reds, 2d Blues and other Line Engraved

Embossed  

Surface Printed, High Values, Lilac and Greens and 1d Lilac  

Jubilee Issue

  1890 Penny Post Jubilee 

Stationery, Registered Envelopes and Printed Adverts.

Watermark Varieties  

 

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