Lot 1827Great Britain, 1840, 1d black. Position. QC, four ample to large margins, deep color, tied by deep red Maltese Cross cancel on 1840 folded cover from Wigton to Carlise, Very Fine. SG No. 2.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1828 oGreat Britain, 1840, 2d blue. 20 used stamps, including 3 pairs and a strip of three, mostly Maltese cross cancels and a few barred numerals; condition varies with many 4 margin examples. SG No. 5 (no photo).
Scott No. 2; $16,000 for singles Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1829Great Britain, Queen Victoria Free Frank, 1850. Mourning cover addressed in the Queen's hand to the Duchess of Sutherland at Inverary Castle, and as was her custom, she endorsed the envelope "The Queen"; postmarked with red Crown and circle "Paid / 29 Oc 29 / 1850"; on reverse transit mark and Inverary receiver and black royal seal virtually intact; cover is a bit wrinkled with edge wear but still attractive; accompanying an exhibition page with color portraits of the Queen and the Duchess, F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1830Great Britain, 1934, 2s6d-10s Re-engraved Seahorses complete. O.g., rich colors, Very Fine. Scott No. 222-224.
SG No. 450-452 £575 ($903).
Lot 1831Australia, 1913 Kangaroo, 5s gray & yellow. 1st watermark, o.g., hinged, fresh color, F.-V.F. centering. SG No. 13.
Scott No. 12 $475.
Lot 1832Australia, 1916 Kangaroo, £1 chocolate & dull blue. 3rd watermark, o.g., hinged, pristine and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine. SG No. 44.
Scott No. 56 $2,900.
Lot 1833Australia, 1929 Kangaroo, 5s gray & yellow. Small Crown and A Multiple watermark, o.g., hinged, very fresh and well centered, Very Fine. SG No. 111.
Scott No. 100 $425.
Lot 1834Australia, 1929 Kangaroo, 10s gray & pink. Small Crown & CofA Multiple watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, lovely color and nicely centered, Very Fine. SG No. 112.
Scott No. 101 $725.
Lot 1835 BKAustralia, 1927, 2s3d Complete Booklet. Green on pale green cover, complete unexploded booklet, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine and choice, a rare Booklet.
SG No. SB19 £1,400 ($2,198).
Lot 1836 BKAustralia, 1930, 3s Complete Airmail Booklet. Black on blue cover, inscribed "Air Mail Saves Time", booklet cover lightly folded & two tiny pinholes at top, complete unexploded booklet, still Very Fine.
SG No. SB24 £750 ($1,177).