Longmead Philatelics
 

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1d Red (CG) used on cover cancelled by Montrose MX May 4th-1843.  -A very fine strike (showing thick outer outline-thinner inner cross and one small stop end to middle cross)

Stamp with 4 wide margins-cover fine and uncreased

Cat £1100   -   £260

1d Red (HG) Plate 34 used on cover cancelled by excellent strike of Lockerby MX-  31st Jan-1844.( clearly shows the MX characteristics jet black ink and short stop on inner diamond)-see jackson and Rockoff, although this cover is not listed there-Stamp very fine with 4 wide large margins-Cover fine and uncreased----£150

1841 1d Red  (DK) From Plate 1b used on cover cancelled by excellent strike  of distinctive Leeds MX -June 9th-1841- Stamp with 4 clsoe to very good margins--there is a slight horiz fold line through stamp otherwise very fine    Cat £2500    -- £525

1d Red (ED) plate 39 used on cover cancelled by an excellent strike of Dublin MX  Dec 27th-1841- addressed to MP at Athenaeun Club Stamp fine with 4 large margins -and Pl.39 unusual with MX-  Cover has a taped up rip on reverse of top flap-     Cat £300---  £105

1d Red (MJ) Plate 22 ( shows J flaw) used on cover from Truro cancelled by reasonably good but definat Blue MX -Truro town CDS in same color at left of cover. Stamp with 4 good margins (not tied)-Cover of fine appearance has a very faint vert crease away from stamp    Cat £1700---- £165

1d Red (CL ) used on cover cancelled by Greenock MX- June 5th-1843 (Greenock town cancel in  red on reverse)-- Stamp with 4 well clear to v.ggod margins-Full strike of MX but not tied

Cat £500  ---£95  SOLD

1d Red (IL) used on cover from Edinburgh Sept 15th-1843  cancelled and tied by lovely strike of Scottish MX   Cover with vert crease-Stamp with 4 good to large margins-  Cat £220    --£48   SOLD

A small correspondence of 3 covers all from Walmer  cancelled by 259 numeral in an olive colour- each  cover has an undated Walmer in same colour as cancel - and  each has a Dover town CDS for 13/14 & 15 July 1843 on reverse.

2 covers are fine with 4 margined stamps (the 3rd is poorer with a 2 margined stamp)--Danzig lists Walmer as having a brown numeral--- £275     SOLD