Our service, whether you are a newcomer to this fascinating
period of our social and philatelic history,
a Specialist or an Exhibitor, is based on 40 years experience
as Specialist Dealers handling rare and unique items.
Our emphasis has always been on quality and rarity.
Having helped to build many fine Collections, which is ongoing today,
we are always pleased to give advice on developing a Collection.
Our stock contains quality items: the unusual; the exceptional and the unique.
If you have for sale an individual item, or a Collection, from the
pre-stamp and/or the Victorian period, please make contact
as we are always interested in purchasing such material.
We look forward to receiving your Wants List.
Items can be reserved by phone or E-mail.
Welcome to our website and we hope you enjoy your visit.
Your comments are always welcome.
Website updated several times each week.
RECENT ADDITIONS include:
Important dates in the development of our Postal System.
Pre-stamp and Stampless Section:
First and Last Day of the Uniform 4d Post;
Last Day of the Free Franking Priviledge;
First Day of the Uniform1d Post;
Bristol May 6th 1840;
Manchester Sunday May 17th 1840.
1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section: further rarities.
Surface Printed Section: stamps; varieties; covers and rare varieties on cover.
Scottish and Irish Section: EKD for an Irish Maltese cross on cover and
a First Day example of the Uniform 4d Post in Scotland.
1d Blacks Section: on cover examples and varieties;
a Late Usage on cover and a SUNDAY MAY 1840 date.
Line Engraved Section: covers with LATE USAGES of the 1d Black,
1d Red and the Maltese Cross and a large selection of
NUMBERS in CROSSES on cover including the Day of Issue.
FIRST DAY Uniform 4d Post: Pre-stamp Section
WAKEFIELD 4 1839: Pre-stamp Section
STONEHAVEN 4, LAST DAY of Uniform 4d Post: Pre-stamp Section
LAST DAY of the Free Franking Priviledge: Pre-stamp Section
FIRST DAY of Uniform 1d Post: Pre-stamp Section
Bristol, SUNDAY MAY 31st 1840, Plate 3: 1d Black Section
UNIQUE franking, LATEST KNOWN USAGE of a 1d black on cover: 1d Black Section.
Superb Plate 1a pair: 1d Black Section.
Plate 2: Superb Watery Cross: 1d Black Section.
Plate 8, BROWN CROSS and RPS Cert: 1d Black Section.
Plate 1b INVERTED Watermark: Watermark Varieties Section.
2d Blue Plate 1 pair with full margins: 1840 2d Blue Section.
1d imperf: latest known usage on cover - Line Engraved Section.
Black Plate 9: Red and Black Crosses with Cert - Line Engraved Section
YORK cross: Line engraved Section
2d Blue Plate 4: Line Engraved Section
Very Rare 3d rate on on cover - Line Engraved Section
Extremely Rare 5d rate with MX's on Wrapper - Line Engraved Section
FIRST DAY usage of Number 8 in Cross - Line engaved Section
T.0.5 on letter written on board Cunarder 'RUSSIA': Line engraved Section
Very early usage of Boston Trial - Early Machines Section
Azemaar Trial: Early Machines Section
SG51: OP-PC ERROR - Line engraved Section.
1d SG16b: ARCHER PERFORATION with RPS Cert - Scottish and Line-Engraved Sections.
1/- SG55 on entire to Harpers Building New York: Embossed Section
1/- SG55 and 4d SG63 with Scots local cancellation - Embossed and Scottish Sections
4d SG66 INVERTED Watermark: Watermark Varieties Section
1/- SG71: Price 1/- per Label - Surface Printed Section.
4d SG79/80: IMPRIMATUR Plate 3 - Surface Printed Section.
5/- SG127 Plate 1: Surface Printed Section
6d SG 84d: TF Watermark ERROR used in MALTA - Surface Printed and Watermark Varieties Sections.
4d SG152: variety LARGE 5 in plate number - Surface Printed Section.
3d plate 8 SG102: Surface Printed Section
SG115: Double Plate Number 'KB': Irish and Surface Printed Sections.
1d SG166: Surface Printed Section
SG167 and SG160, BLUE ROMSEY duplex: Surface Printed Section
1d Lilac: Surface Printed Section
SG197 INVERTED Watermark: Jubilee Section
4d SG 205: very fine unmounted/mounted mint - Jubilee Section
Sheet of Twelve PROOF Impressions - 1890 Penny Post Jubilee Section.
1841 2d Blue Envelope: Stationery Section
The FIRST Large Format Postcard used on DAYof ISSUE - Stationery Section
3d Empire Card used to Australia - Stationery Section
To see a selection from our stock click on the links below.
The Office is now open as usual.
The 1d and 2d Mulready
Surface Printed, High Values, Lilac and Greens and 1d Lilac
Stationery, Registered Envelopes and Printed Adverts.
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