Stamps and Covers of the World

2 Aug 2005, starting at 10:30 BST .

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Postal History 1830-35 Three E's bearing "Wincanton/5th. Cl:Post" (two framed, one unframed). good to fine. (271)

Postal History 1837-48 A selection of seven stampless triangular shaped entires, paid markings, etc. (263)

Postal History 1859-1956 selection of mainly covers and cards, fair to fine, inc. many to overseas destinations with Finland, France, Greece, etc. (193)

Postal History 1881 Envelope pasted to the front of a rent book and sent by Book rate, franked 1880-81 ½d. and 1d. sent from East Grinstead to Upper Sydenham, unusual. (270)

Postal History London 1794 (Aug. 2nd.) E. to Streatham, sent unpaid and charged "2", with handstruck "C.0" (Chief Office) and experimental period "12 o'Clock/94 Noon" datestamp (Willcocks 404), fine. (267)

Postal History Scilly Islands 1927-79 A selection of covers, cards and some pieces, written-up on leaves, inc. range of c.d.s's, etc. (272)

Postal History York 1911-72 A small selection of covers and a piece, fair to fine, inc. registered mail, etc. (266)

Airmails: 1935-43 A selection of flown covers, all to Argentine, fair to fine, inc. range of rates, some censored, etc.

Airmails: 1943-71 A selection of Scilly Islands flown covers and card, good to fine, inc. range of B.E.A. cachets, etc.

Booklet Panes: 1912-53 A small selection, mixed condition, inc. 1912-24 wmk. Royal Cypher ½d. and 1d. both with type "I" pre-cancel, 1924-26 wmk. Block Cypher 1½d. pane of six with "CANCELLED" type 33P, etc.

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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