Stamps & Covers of the World

19 Mar 2008, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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Revenues: Dice Duty: A pair of 18th. century dice with Crown GR puncheon in black denoting duty paid. (959)

Revenues: Dice Duty: A pair of 18th. century dice with Crown GR puncheon in red denoting duty paid. (956)

Revenues: Dice Duty: Three 18th. century dice with very faint Crown GR puncheon in red denoting duty paid. (957)

Revenues: Documents: A group of documents with links to the Stamp Office starting with 1684 Charles II (pre-tax stamp), 1702 and 1713(2) Anne, 1730 George II, a range from 1801 (5), Property Tax (15 from 1796), Widow's Certificate, Indentures, etc. (683)

Revenues: Documents: A collection of Surface Printed revenues on complete documents in an album inc. Common Law Court, Judicature Fees with values to £1, Probate Court Fee 2/6 optd. (plus 1), Patent, Companies Registration, three Life Policy documents, Mayor's Court and Justice Room, Ireland Registration of Deeds etc. (719)

Revenues: Documents: A collection of revenue documents in a binder inc. an Irish Dog Licence used 1900, G.B. 1875 Land Registry, 1879 Life Policy, Judicature Fees, Chancery Court, Contract Notes, Bills of Exchange for Philippines, Singapore, G.B., good range of adhesives used with values to £1 and $2, etc. (469)

Revenues: Documents: An collection of revenue documents in an album inc. Passports, Conditions of Sale, Contracts, Identity Card, Q.E.II £1 Land Registry, etc. (655)

Revenues: Documents: 1854-1906 selection of Foreign Office "freedom of movement" letters (8), the forerunner of modern-day passports, superbly illustrated and signed by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

Revenues: Documents: A collection of Embossed revenues on document in an album inc. Chancery Fee Fund 1853, Royal Court of Justics 10/- 1883, Indentures, mixed franking with New Zealand adhesives(2), War Insurance, Licence for Broker, also some K.G.VI Indian documents, etc. (720)

Revenues: Documents: A selection of ten documents used with revenue stamps inc. 1939 Death Certificate and 1946 Travel Identity Card both used with K.G.V 5/-, Consular and Passport documents, etc. (587)

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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.

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