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Bowdon/Renishaw Postal Auction February 2022. 14: Catalogue

Wednesday 23rd of February 2022 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road Northwich CW9 7DR

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Lot No. Country of Origin: Estimate: £ Bid:

1910 Japan British Exhibition official letter card containing eight flap down post card views of the exhibition cancelled with Muswell Hill 19 Sept 1910 to Paris on KEVII 2½d blue.


1939 Postcard of Queen Mary widow of King George V. Hand written note from Marlborough House "With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year" from Mary R. Note fraying at edges on picture side and some creases although signature side is good.


Approx. one hundred and ten unused postcards various publishers including Worth's and Frith's from the 1930's. Mostly English views including Clovelly, Exeter and Devon. A few used with KGV stamps.


France: c18th & 19th Century; Dijon fiscal cancels in black on small pieces off documents x 28 examples with fancy designs and many for Deux Sols, also noted Metz, one dated 1717, 1757 etc. intr little lot.


PERFINS - Accumulation of mainly loose in bags and packets and envelopes in a shoebox of GB mainly QEII includes some earlier from QV incl GWR, EDVII vals to 1s, scattering of GV/GVI etc plus some wildings on covers. 100s.


AIRCRAFT: 1910-40 Nice collection hand illustrated on linen leaves in Frank Godden album with marks on the cover, worldwide stamp mainly mint with nice write up for each stamp giving details about each plane illustrated in ink and watercolour. Noted France 1909 & 1910 Reims & Double channel crossing labels mint, 1930 Expo mint, 1922 50f, 1954 1000f mint, 1927 ovpt on 5fr mint (creased, cat £300, taken 'as is'), Romania, USA incl 1930 65c green mint, Egypt, San Marino, Liechtenstein 1930 1f, 1936 2f, Paraguay, Indo-China, Newfoundland 1931 50c green mint, etc, approx 180.


SPACE: Albania; 1964 Air Riccione Space Exhibition set of 4 in unmounted mint blocks of 4, very fine, SG 840/1 Cat £156).


SPORT: Albania 1946 Balkan Games (Athletes) set of seven unmounted mint, very fine, SG 458/464. (Cat £134).


SPORT: Bulgaria: 1931 Balkan Games set of 7 hinged mint (Cat £349), SG 309/315.

LOT70 Wreck Covers

1945 S.S. Scythia Maritime Disaster Cover, fire broke out in the hold of the S.S. Scythia on MAY.25.1945 as she entered the River Mersey to Liverpool, and over 75% of the mail on board was destroyed. This O.H.M.S. / R.C.A.F. #10 size cover was addressed to London after being recovered. It received a straight line handstamp reading "Damaged by Fire & Water". British Office Damaged re-sealing label on the back. Scarce, and better that average condition for a wreck cover.


1937 (28 Apr) Regd cover to London bearing low values Dhows 9pi, ½a, 1a, 2a, 2½a tied ADEN REG CDS cancels, few marks on reverse.

LOT72 Aland

1984-2009 Mainly unmounted mint collection in stockbook sets and miniature sheets including 1984 set (Cat £23), 1986 Archaeology, 1987 Birds set (cat £24), 1988 Ships (Cat £22), 1989 Orchids set (Cat £25), 1992 Lighthouses booklet (Cat £30), 1997 75th Anniv. M/S, 1998 Tennis M/S of 10, 1999 Plants self-adhesive pane of 2000 Millennium M/S, 2000 Elk booklet, 2001 Endangered Species booklet, 2005 Birds, 2004 Predators, 2004 Prestige booklet, 2007 Plants (Cat £27), 2008 Fish, very fine and many nice thematics STC £1100.

LOT73 Albania

1927 Air set overprint Rep. Shqiptare fine used, nice CDS copies, SG 204/210. Cat £88.

LOT74 Albania

1928 Inauguration of Vlore Air Service set of 7 mint part original gum, each has mottled or toned gum but nice appearance, SG 222/228 Cat £486.

LOT75 Albania

1930 Air set of 7 unmounted mint, fresh, SG 288/294 Cat £79 mint.

LOT76 Albania

1931 Air Tirane - Rome overprint set of seven unmounted mint, odd tone or gum bend nice looking set, SG 295/301. Cat £275.

LOT77 Albania

1932 Air set of 3 mounted mint, fresh, SG 323/5 Cat £285.

LOT78 Albania

1952 Air 0.50l on 5l green in unmounted mint block of 4, nice multiple, SG 572, Cat £196.

LOT79 Albania

1952 Air 2.50l on 10l blue in unmounted mint block of 4, nice multiple, SG 574, Cat £240.

LOT80 Albania

1952 Air surcharge set of 4 mainly unmounted mint, the key 2l50 on 5l green is unused no gum (as issued?), fine, SG 571/574 Cat £734.

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