1882 (23 Mar) Ceylon 1d lilac receipt stamp used on GB cover from Brighton '132' tied postmark to Brighton addressed M P Castle famous Philatelist who edited the London Philatelist and some mega collections of Australia and Oceania. Most scarce and illegal use of Colonies revenues postally (philatelically?) used on cover. Scarce use! Barefoot 6.
1922-23 Mercury Essays Bradbury Wilkinson Air Mail trials in red-brown, purple and rose all in nice (odd tones) mint blocks of 4, prepared but not issued, sold in 1923 at the London Stamp Exhib as souvenirs. (12 stamps).
1996 Postal Strike - Coincraft private mail service stamps in 4 complete sheets of 30 setenant for 1p, 10p, 25p, £1 & £5 values in blue both perf and imperf, plus same Coin design in salmon colour perf and imperf, mainly very fine, couple minor bends otherwise interesting items, with copy of original article. (120 labels).
Australia 1938 150th Anniversary of Australia a superb complete sheet of 49 different unmounted mint labels issued by Australian National Travel Assoc. each showing a different aspect of Australian Life incl NSW Police Troopers, Taronga Zoo, Anzac, Heron Island etc, mainly fine, seldom seen.
c1931 GPO issue airmail labels in two booklets, Imperial airways two almost complete booklets (one label missing from each), in blue on white glazed card with red handstamp AFRICAN AIR / MAIL LEAVES / ON / WEDNESDAYS containing 3 x airmail labels in panes of 4 with one missing from each book, one book cover is creased and damaged, both have rusting on the staples, scarce.
GB 1950 National Thanksgiving Fund complete set of 4 vals 6d, 1/-, 2/6 & 10/- in scarce unused (as issued) BLOCKS OF 4 with original newspaper article as Britain's' you for over £80,000,000 of food aid, the fund was to setup an overseas residential and education centre in London for Commonwealth and US Students. Seldom seen, rare in blacks of 4.
Hamburg: Charles Van Diemen Transportation of Cargo (Guter Expedition) labels unused 4 in corner marginal singles for 1pf (2), 2pf, 3pf (2) & 8pf. Mainly sound. Listed in private issues Michel catalogue. (6).
Metz: Private post issues, scarce range of values including 1pf black pair mint, used (2 diff), 2½pf green mint, 2pf grey on pink mesh background in block of 4 mint, 5 on 1½pf orange, larger sized 5pf red Exp. de lettres privee (torn and faults), interesting and seldom seen. (11).
Revenues: 1914-21 Control Deltalon setenant numbered pairs in panes of 25 for 1914-1915, 1916 & 1921 issues from 5c to 50p unmounted mint wrinkled and some perf split panes, odd smaller pane but mainly blocks of 25, seldom seen in such quantity approx 500+ labels (23 blocks)