Accumulation in a heavy carton with useful collections noted Isle of Man 1973-1985 mainly unmounted mint colln in printed Lindner hingeless album, Guernsey 1969 to 1996 u/m and f.u. colln in two 22 ring albums, Jersey DAVO luxury hingeless printed album and slipcase 1990-1997 an extensive mainly u/m colln, Alderney: 1983-1998 First Day Covers collection (30), etc, useful lot with good value.
Prestige Booklets a small group incl Alderney Garrison Island Part I & II, III & IV, Guernsey BOB, Queen Mother, 50 Years Royal, Cinema, Tapestries, also Jersey 2000 £10 official unaddr FDC gold embossed arms, all fine. (8 prestige books + FDC).
1844 (26 Oct) Entire Ramsey to Dumfries bearing 1d red imperf tied part 407 numeral and Ramsey / Isle of Man two line boxed handstamp in black alongside ISLE OF MAN dated double arc in black, faults and tears but nice strikes of the IOM cancels.
1849 (17 Sept) Entire Letter Thornhill to Douglas manuscript Paid & '2' charge mark with Ramsey / Isle of Man single undated handstamp in blue alongside DOUGLAS ISLE OF MAN dated double arc in blue mainly fine and decent strikes of the IOM cancels.
1934 (20 Aug) First Inland Airmail Service cover from Manchester to Douglas IOM typed address mainly sound with airmail etiquette and typed FIRST INLAND AIRMAIL SERVICE - MANCHESTER - DOUGLAS. Manuscript . posted at Hove Sussex under cover to postmaster Manchester.
1936 (2 Nov) West Coast Air Services 1st flight cover Castletown to Liverpool bearing 1½d EDVII tied CASTLETOWN CDS and West Coast Air Service new contract cachet in red alongside, West Coast Liverpool Air Services cachet in black and pilot signed Higgins. Mainly fine.
1970s National Health Insurance £2.45 black & blue Windmill design PROOF opt Isle of Man, perf SPECIMEN & affixed to Harrison & Sons printer's approval card. Superb fresh unused. Barefoot totally unlisted this colour or value! Probably unique.
1970s National Health Insurance £2.66 blue & violet Windmill design PROOF overprint for Isle of Man, perf SPECIMEN & affixed to Harrison Sons printer's approval card. Superb fresh UN. As Barefoot 735 w/o opt & unlisted with opt! Probably unique.
1984-2000 Unmounted mint collection in a large stockbook mainly complete sets for commem issues with good face and ends with 2000 £10 special gold defin, includes setenants, miniature sheets etc. Good cat and face.