Lot 443Great Britain, 1840, Mulready letter sheet, 1d black, canceled by bold red Maltese cross, reverse with "Dunmoore East" straightline, Waterford, JU 23, 1840" double-arc datestamp and red Dublin (6.24) triangular arrival; light vertical crease, flap scuff and neat overall toning, F.-V.F. and scarce use in Ireland. Scott No. U3 $500.
SG No. ME1; £550 ($650) Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Opening Bid: $425
Lot 444Great Britain, 1840, 1d black, four margin single, tied on folded letter sheet to London by bold red Maltese cross, red split ring 1/2/41 back stamp, red London 1/4 receiver, internal mended paper tear in address panel, otherwise Very Fine. SG No. 2.
Scott No. 1; $750 Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Opening Bid: $120
Lot 445 oGreat Britain, Govt. Parcels, 1883, Queen Victoria, 9d dull green, partial town cancel, nicely centered, soft pastel-like shade, slight shallow thin, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. O29.
SG No. O63 £1,200 ($1,430).
Current Opening Bid: $30
Lot 446Great Britain, 1916-18 delayed labels, two covers mounted on Kotanchik exhibit page, first is 1916 Netherlands to London with "Part of a Mail captured by the Germans and delayed" label used on mail from the intercepted Dutch Steamer Koningin Regnetes; and second cover 1918 Ramalah, Palestine field post office O.H.M.S. cover with "R.E. Postal Section, London, N.W.1., Damaged by immersion in sea water through enemy action" label affixed, long thought from the Kinstonian that was torpedoed by the German u-boat U68 in the Mediterranean, new research suggests otherwise, Very Fine exhibit pair.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Opening Bid: $90