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Auction 508 - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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2769 C 1773-1793 Peter Williamson's private local penny post, Edinburgh: 1784 entire canc complete but heavily inked (hard to read) unframed circular h/s (black) "e. PENNY POST NOT PAID". Scarce. Written up on page. $75.00
2770 C 1796 Edinburgh local penny post, wrapper canc. "FE / 15" Bishop mark, another "FE / 16" & fair strike of "MORNING / P.P. / DELIVERY" unframed oval h/s, all in red. Written up on page. $50.00
2771 C 1796 Edinburgh local penny post, entire canc "JA / 3" Bishop mark & rather worn "4 O'CLOCK / P.P. / AFTERNOON" unframed oval h/s, both in red. Written up on page. $50.00
2772 C 1803 Edinburgh & Leith local penny posts, wrapper Leith to Edinburgh canc, a) fine "LEITH PENNY POST / UN / PAID" circular h/s (black) & "JA / 15" Bishop mark (red); b) fair/good framed oval Edinburgh h/s "PENNY POST / UNPAID / 8 MORNING" & "JA / 16" Bishop mark (both in red). Scarce item. Written up on page. $100.00
2773 C 1804 Edinburgh local penny post, entire canc fine strike of oval framed h/s "Penny Post / UNPAID / 8 MORNING" & 3-line Bishop mark "MR / 1804 / 13", both in red. Scarce marking, used only 1801-7. Written up on page. $80.00
2774 C 1804 Edinburgh local penny post, entire (a little stained), canc fair/good strikes of circular framed h/s "6 / P.P. / OCLOCK" (used c1800-1808) & "JAN / 1804 / 9" 3-line Bishop mark, both in red. Written up on page. $50.00
2775 C 1806 Musselburgh (Scotland) penny post receiving office: entire canc good (partly unclear) strike of boxed h/s "MUSSELBURGH . PENNY. P. UNPAID", faint framed oval h/s "5 OCLOCK / P.P. / NIGHT" (Edinburgh) & Bishop mark "APR 1806 28", all in red. Also m/s "2" (2d to pay). To Edinburgh. The Musselburgh h/s is scarce (used only 1805-7). Written up on page. $75.00
2776 C 1808 Leith (Scotland) local penny post, entire to Edinburgh canc, good strike (in black) of 22mm diameter circular framed h/s "LEITH PENNY / UNPAID / POST" & red cds "DE / 10 A / 1808" (edinburgh). Also similar entire 1810 to Callander, canc 26mm similar Leith h/s (black) & red cds "FEB / W 26 E / 1810". Written up on page. $140.00
2777 C 1816 Post-battle of Waterloo military entire (endorsed "O.H.M.S." in m/s) from Lt Col Douglas of Douglas Park by Hamilton (Scotland) to officer in 79th Regiment (Cameron Highlanders), stationed in France. Postal markings incl framed "PAID at GLASGOW", Glasgow S/L d/s 16 MY 1816, "PAID" "tombstone" d/s 17 MY & Foreign Office branch cds (London). Scarce. Written up on page. $80.00
2778 C 1819 Edinburgh local penny post: entire to Dalkeith, canc good strike of framed h/s (red) "HANOVER STREET / P.P.O" (Penny Post Office receiving house) & octagonal d/s (red) "OCT / W 23 A / 1819". M/s "2" (2d to pay). Marking used c1818-1824. $75.00
2779 C 1824 entire Caen, France to Chudleigh, Devon, readdressed to London, canc fair (indistinct) step-framed h/s "SHIP LETTER / SOUTHHAMPTON" (black), London receipt cds 20 JY (red) & "CHUDLEIGH / 185" mileage h/s. Written up on page. $40.00
2780 C 1832 (17 May) Scottish local entire Duchall to Glasgow, probably carried privately (message talks of "sending a letter by private hand"). Written up on page. $40.00
2781 C 1836 entire New York to London, canc fair/good large framed h/s "LIVERPOOL / SHIP LETTER" (black) & London cds 29 NO (red). M/s "S. Ama". (Black Ball Line packet sailing ship on New York - Liverpool run 1832-43). Written up on page. $50.00
2782 C 1837 wrapper ex Havana, Cuba (no despatch marking) to London, canc on arrival by good/fine (slightly skewed) step-framed h/s "DEAL / SHIP LETTER" (black) & London double-rim cds 6 NO 1837. Written up on page. $75.00
2783 C 1837 Scottish local wrapper Aberdour (Fife) to Edinburgh, with good/fine strike of "G [crown] R" inspector's h/s (red), postage charge revised. Also with fine "ABERDOUR" straight-line h/s (black) & Edinburgh cds (red) "JUL / C 3 M / 1837". Written up on page. $60.00
2784 U 1840 1d Black, (HD), imperf, about 3 margins (just into design in lower right corner). Red MC cancel. SG 2. Cat £425. $225.00
2785 U 1840 1d Black (KH), plate 5, imperf 4 margins, large light back thin. Light red MC cancel. SG cat £425. FU. $125.00
2786 U 1840 1d grey-black, plate 1a (LD) worn plate, 4 margins good to large, red MC cancel, 2 small back thins. SG Spec A1(3). Cat £500. Used. $250.00
2787 C 1841 entire with 1d red (plate II) cancelled by Leeds MC cancel in black, just tied, rather indistinct b/s fine Leeds 27 AP & Kendal 28 AP cdss. Nicely written up. Ex Ogier. SG cat £2500 (Postmark catalogue). $500.00
2788 M 1841 1d red-brown (EE), on blued paper. Imperf, 2 margins. Unused (traces of gum). SG 8. Cat £600. Mint. $150.00