1920 (20 Dec) On Active Service Cover sent registered from a private in RASC Mesopotamia addr to Daily Sketch in London and written at the end of the Arab uprising against British Rule in 1920. Stamps on reverse have been removed and London EC / 40 backstamp on arrival.
1923-1970s A useful mint & used collection on Scott printed album pages with an attractive range of defins and commems noted 1931 1r & 2r m, 1934 to ½d m & u, 1960s many nice issues incl a couple of M/S mint, few back of the book etc, all different etc, clean lot.
1975 Fruits 10f on 3f surcharge in marginal unmounted mint complete sheet of 50 showing dramatic shift and misprint of the surcharge on an angle omitted on 10 stamps, few creases from printing error otherwise fine, very scarce and striking variety, SG 1172 var.
1993 Re-Construction 250f unused corner marginal block of 4 with large shift of perfs both ways resulting in cutting the stamps and marginal imprints on the stamps, scarce and very dramatic, SG 1933 var.
1997 2nd Anniversary of Referendum 25d multicoloured WE SAY YES SADDAM in corner marginal unused block of 12 showing dramatic vertical and horizontal perforation shifts, visually stunning unique block. SG 2023 var.
1997 Geometric 100d emerald, blue & vermilion in unmounted mint block of 15, creased ex printers' waste showing green part of design printed on reverse on 11 stamps in the block very unusual and unique. SG 2020 var.