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  • CANADA - 1859 CARTIER MAJOR RE-ENTRY 17c deep blue, Cartier, Unitrade 19ii, very fine used, lightly cancelled leaving the double left frame and other varieties clear. Great colour, crisp impression and well centered for this issue. Lovely stamp.Cat Uni $4500 (£2750)

    CANADA - 1859 CARTIER MAJOR RE-ENTRY 17c deep blue, Cartier, Unitrade 19ii, very fine used, lightly cancelled leaving the double left frame and other varieties clear. Great colour, crisp impression and well centered for this issue. Lovely stamp.Cat Uni $4500 (£2750)

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  • RHODESIA - 1910 5s crimson and yellow green, Doublehead, SG 160a, superb used.

    RHODESIA - 1910 5s crimson and yellow green, Doublehead, SG 160a, superb used.

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1938 Spanish submarine post

1938 Spanish submarine post

Issuing stamps in order to raise revenue by governments in financial distress is no modern phenomenon and the magnificent Submarine Post issue of 1938 falls into just that category. By early 1938, the Republican Government of Spain was in desperate need of foreign currency with which to buy both food and armaments and so it resorted to the idea of producing stamps for a unique attempt at blockade running. By August 1938 the Island of Menorca was totally cut off from Republican Spain, the other islands of the Balearic Group, being in Nationalist hands. There was a blockade by sea and by air and transporting mail to and from the island was impossible. As a morale boosting exercise it was decided to run the blockade by using the submarine C-4. 300 special covers were addressed to some of the leading dealers and philatelic writers throughout the world and 100 addressed to leading Republicans. This initial mailing was intended to promote global philatelic media interest and thus income from the sale of high volume printings. Read More


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Stamp Collections


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  • BRAZIL - 1933-44 FINE MINT COLLECTION An attractive all different collection on Scott printed album pages with a very good level of completion for the period - includes 1933 Pres Justo set, 1934 Stamp Anniv, Cardinal and Sao Paulo sets, 1935 Pres of Uruguay, Red Cross, and Child Welfare sets,...

    BRAZIL - 1933-44 FINE MINT COLLECTION An attractive all different collection on Scott printed album pages with a very good level of completion for the period - includes 1933 Pres Justo set, 1934 Stamp Anniv, Cardinal and Sao Paulo sets, 1935 Pres of Uruguay, Red Cross, and Child Welfare sets,...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN - PRESTIGE BOOKLETS 1985-1998 COMPLETE RUN, SG DX6/DX21, very fine condition. (16 booklets)

    GREAT BRITAIN - PRESTIGE BOOKLETS 1985-1998 COMPLETE RUN, SG DX6/DX21, very fine condition. (16 booklets)

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  • GENERAL SECTION - LOCAL STAMPS 19th Century to 1940's world mint & used collection/accumulation of various local & bogus issues on leaves & stock pages, inc Melilla 1894 (x24, mostly used), Spain Civil War opts inc varieties & m/s's, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Tanger, Iberia, Ceuta & Melilla Telegraphs, Azadhind, China Treaty...

    GENERAL SECTION - LOCAL STAMPS 19th Century to 1940's world mint & used collection/accumulation of various local & bogus issues on leaves & stock pages, inc Melilla 1894 (x24, mostly used), Spain Civil War opts inc varieties & m/s's, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Tanger, Iberia, Ceuta & Melilla Telegraphs, Azadhind, China Treaty...

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  • FLOWERS OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH A two volume all different fine and fresh mint collection of mostly modern issues, containing stamps from the 1940's to about 1990's with many sets and miniature sheets. Includes good ranges of issues from Anguilla, Antigua, Ascension incl 1981-82 set, Bahamas, Barbados incl 1974-77 Orchids...

    FLOWERS OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH A two volume all different fine and fresh mint collection of mostly modern issues, containing stamps from the 1940's to about 1990's with many sets and miniature sheets. Includes good ranges of issues from Anguilla, Antigua, Ascension incl 1981-82 set, Bahamas, Barbados incl 1974-77 Orchids...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - A GOLD MINE FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR! (SAFE DEPOSIT BOX!) One black metal box (no key) containing over 100 individual sets or items on stock cards plus a number of larger items & collections such as a lovely old range of Cayman Is and a collection of Australia,...

    GENERAL SECTION - A GOLD MINE FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR! (SAFE DEPOSIT BOX!) One black metal box (no key) containing over 100 individual sets or items on stock cards plus a number of larger items & collections such as a lovely old range of Cayman Is and a collection of Australia,...

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