1940 (27 Dec) First Day of Issue 2d orange defin bisected on plain postcard tied by GUERNSEY / 27 DE / 40 / CHANNEL ISLANDS CDS addr to Oscar, Co Brun Wick Arms, S. Esplanade, Local, few light tones otherwise scarce philatelic item, rarely offered, SG BS1 or BS2, Cat £400.
1941-44 War Time Occupation issues group of mainly unmounted mint blocks incl 1d red corner marginal block of 12, block of 10, block of 8, sheet number corner blks of 4 (2), other blks of 4 (5), few pairs etc, some tones but mainly fine unmounted mint, (75) SG 2 cat £240+.
1942 (29 Jan) Two top right marginal sheet numbered blocks of 4 on registered cover sent locally bearing ½d green (top right stamp showing dot in ½ on right), 1d red blk of 4, all tied REGISTERED oval cancels. Fine and attractive. SG 1 & 2.
1945 (30 Apr) Registered cover sent locally in St Helier bearing 1d red arms IMPERF block of 4 and additional ½d arms green & GB 1d red all tied JERSEY / CHANNEL ISLANDS CDS cancels, provenance Robson Lowe 1970. Scarce.
ALDERNEY: 1983-2001 Luxury hingeless printed DAVO album and slipcase with a more or less complete collection of QEII issues mainly unmounted mint includes Miniature sheets, 1994 long set to £1, useful face value, very clean lot, 100s. Current retail price is £178 for the album alone.
ALDERNEY: 1995-2014 Attractive mainly unmounted mint assembly on ten large stockcards some light duplication with better noted 2008 £5 (Cat £12), miniature sheets with face values up to £3(24 different), huge range of thematics and good face value. (c200 + 24 M/S).
SARK: Three covers / cards incoming mail addressed to WA Toplis in Sark including 1897 ½d orange P/S env London to Sark BOOK PORT envelope with arrival backstamp, 1901 QV P/S 1d pink Tamworth to Sark with arrival backstamp, 1904 Belgian 10c P/S card affixed to an envelope and posted, underpaid hence T & 1d IS D postage due mark (scarce). Few faults otherwise sound, nice trio.
Three covers / cards including 1940 (31 Dec) 2d orange Stamp Centenary bisected to Castel Hill, 1940 (16 May) 2d & Arms ½d green to Jersey, 1906 postcard ½d yellow-green tied GUERNSEY CDS and L'ISLET GUERNSEY CDS. Nice trio.