1840 2d blue IL 2 close margins roughly used cancelled with 1844 type numeral cancel without other postmarks, wrinkles, tear and thinned poor on reverse, more respectable on front with clear part 70.. numeral cancel. SG cat £2500.
1840 QV 1d black plate 11 letters DA, on folded letter (dated 22 Sep 1841) tied with black Maltese Cross & 'No1' marking, b/s 'Beaminster'. F-VF stamp 2 margins. SG 2 - PL11 cat £16,000 on cover. The rarest of the 1d black plates & attractive little letter. Certificate can be obtained on request.
1841 1d red-brown three examples unused (AG 3 margins cut into along top), part og (RJ 2 margins) or original gum (pale red-brown worn plate, OH almost 4 margins into next stamp on two sides hinged with good gum) Cat £1875 mint.
1841 1d red-brown vertical pair QC-RC with margins on 3 sides, cut neatly on fourth, very lightly mounted mint with full gum, vertical crease which does detract but bottom stamp appears unmounted, SG 8 cat £1200.
1843-49 Five entires and one cover from Queen Victoria's riegn without stamps but 1 and 2 marks addressed to England. Plus eight entires with no stamps addressed overseas with various receiving cancels.
1844 (20 Apr) cut down entire letter sent Crickhowell to Usk via Abergavenny bearing 1841 1d red-brown on blued 3 margins nearly tied very late use of black MX cancel, 3 backstamps and hole where wax seal removed otherwise sound.
1847 (16 May) Entire letter from Tamworth to Derby bearing 1d red imperf showing part marginal inscription 'the RIGHT HAND...' one uneven margin, letter is partly torn on one of the sides and indistinct numeral cancel on 3 margin 1d red.
1847-54 Embossed 6d dull lilac, a superb NE corner marginal single with huge to large margins on 3 sides, close fourth margin on left side but all clear. Neat 634 numeral cancel of a most amazing premium example, SG 59. Cat £1000.