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[17994]  GIBRALTAR-GB….1840 MILITARY OFFICERS LETTER….  1840 (Mar 19)
[17994]  GIBRALTAR-GB….1840 MILITARY OFFICERS LETTER….  1840 (Mar 19)
[17994] GIBRALTAR-GB….1840 MILITARY OFFICERS LETTER…. 1840 (Mar 19) Stampless entire letter to Dundee from Officer with 46th Regt cancelled curved Gibraltar hand stamp in black & on reverse circular Apr /S I M /1840 received cds & with interesting comment from newly arrived Officer "We arrived here on 5th, I like the place well enough, the 46th are a very nice set of fellows & Major Garnett who commands is very much liked"
US$150
[17958]  GB -CANADA...1856 TRANS ATLANTIC MAIL by RMS "AMERICA" CUNARD LINE...  1856 (Apr 25)
[17958]  GB -CANADA...1856 TRANS ATLANTIC MAIL by RMS "AMERICA" CUNARD LINE...  1856 (Apr 25)
[17958] GB -CANADA...1856 TRANS ATLANTIC MAIL by RMS "AMERICA" CUNARD LINE... 1856 (Apr 25) Entire Letter to Edmonstone Allan & Co., Montreal from Allan Line counterpsrts in Glasgow endorsed Per R.M. Str "America" via L'Pool & Boston cancelled 7 sided Glasgow date stamp with manuscript 1/2 (1 shilling 2 pence) being 8d double rate closed letter via the USA with 1d per rate allowed to Canada = 16d - 2d = 14d = 1/2 due to the GPO from Canada & with framed L /Ap 26 /K date stamp & Montreal (11 May) arrival cds plus manuscript 1/8 which was amount due to be collected in Canadian currrency = 10d (Equal to 8d Stg) x double rate = 20d = 1/8 Gardiner .............Carried on RMS America of Cunard Line that left Liverpool 26 Apr & arrived Boston 10 May
US$250
[16853]  GB-INDIA [EARLY INGOING MAIL]  1823(Oct 20)
[16853]  GB-INDIA [EARLY INGOING MAIL]  1823(Oct 20)
[16853] GB-INDIA [EARLY INGOING MAIL] 1823(Oct 20) Entire letter to Lieut. Col. Shuldham at Bombay with fine oval Post Paid Crown Ship Letter/London with manuscript rating alongside A/Paid handstamp & with on reverse Honiton 157 mileage handstamp in black................................Early ingoing mail to India is becoming increasingly difficult to find
US$170
[17138]  USA-GB [1848 PRE-STAMP BUFFALO to SHAFTSBURY DORSET]  1848(Sep 5)
[17138]  USA-GB [1848 PRE-STAMP BUFFALO to SHAFTSBURY DORSET]  1848(Sep 5)
[17138] USA-GB [1848 PRE-STAMP BUFFALO to SHAFTSBURY DORSET] 1848(Sep 5) Entire to John Butter, Shaftsbury, Dorset with fine oval Buffalo / Sep 5 / N.Y. h/s with fancy scrolled Paid h/s above both in blue & manuscript 34 in ink & handstruck 1/- with on reverse circular Buffalo [6 Sep] despatch d/s in red partly overlaid by arched America / Liverpool [25 Sep] transit d/s & dated circular Shaftsbury [27 Sep] arrival d/s ................[Neat & attractive item]
US$130
[15965]  URUGUAY - GB ...ANGLO-FRENCH NAVAL BLOCKADE….  1847 (Jul 7)
[15965]  URUGUAY - GB ...ANGLO-FRENCH NAVAL BLOCKADE….  1847 (Jul 7)
[15965] URUGUAY - GB ...ANGLO-FRENCH NAVAL BLOCKADE…. 1847 (Jul 7) Stampless entire headed Montevideo July 7, 1847 to London endorsed "Rattler Steamer" & rated in manu 2/7 cancelled Correo du Montevideo [18 Ju] & with London (28 Aug) arrival cds with detailed letter of the Anglo-French Naval blockade of Buenos Aires & Uruguay waters............HMS Rattler was part of the Anglo-French naval blockade forces & served under Commander Richard Moorman in South America from 17 Nov 1846 - 13 Sep 1847....http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguayan_Civil_War Enclosed we beg to send copy of our recent respects of 2nd Inst. announcing the unfavourable termination of the negotiations at Buenos Aires, nearly all hope of any improvement in affairs until further advices can be received from Europe, have vanished and the trade with Buenos Aires by means of small craft, has greatly increased under the fear that a more severe blockade of that port will be enforced. prices both of exports and import articles are uncertain during this state of suspense. Both the British & French envoys are now in this city. Of English vessels there are 7 in port, 4 of which are loading for Liverpool & 2 for London- the rates for freight are very high, but as many more vessels are expected soon, we may look for some decline
US$800
[13875]  ESTONIA - GB…...SHIP WRECK "ADELAIDE" in HURRICANE...   1849 (Oct 17)
[13875]  ESTONIA - GB…...SHIP WRECK "ADELAIDE" in HURRICANE...   1849 (Oct 17)
[13875] ESTONIA - GB…...SHIP WRECK "ADELAIDE" in HURRICANE... 1849 (Oct 17) Stampless entire registered to Mirre Morton & Co., Ship Agents in Liverpool from Capt of ship describing the wreck of the Brig "Adelaide" in a hurricane at Narva, Estonia cancelled cyrillic unframed Narva/(1)7 Octob 1849 date stamp (the 1 of 17 is missing in d/s) with alongside poor oval Narva hand stamp. On face manuscript ⅞ & black unframed R hand stamp & rated in manuscript 2/1. On reverse boxed Tilsit/22 10 * 4-5 indicating overland route via Lithuania & manuscript 3¾ Pfg & with Liverpool (30 Oct) arrival cds.
US$450
[13866]  IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY..   1848 (Mar 27)
[13866]  IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY..   1848 (Mar 27)
[13866] IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY.. 1848 (Mar 27) Stampless outer to Secretary Military Dept., East India Company, London cancelled circular Kanturk date stamp in blue & with unframed Kanturk /Penny Post in same ink rated with manuscript 1 & showing alongside circular Paid (29 Mar) date stamp in red
US$150
[13864]  IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY...   1817 (Aug 18)
[13864]  IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY...   1817 (Aug 18)
[13864] IRELAND - GB...EAST INDIA COMPANY... 1817 (Aug 18) Stampless outer to Secretary Military Dept., East India Company, London with manuscript annotation concerning prize money cancelled circular Belfast date stamp & with handstruck 2 both in green & boxed Received in /19 Aug 1817 /Mily. Department hand stamp in black & on back London [19 Aug] arrival date stamp
US$350
[13863]  IRELAND - GB...MISSENT from LIVERPOOL to USA...   1852 (Sep 12)
[13863]  IRELAND - GB...MISSENT from LIVERPOOL to USA...   1852 (Sep 12)
[13863] IRELAND - GB...MISSENT from LIVERPOOL to USA... 1852 (Sep 12) Stampless outer from Limerick to East India Company, London cancelled Limerick d/s & sent via Liverpool where missorted into New York bag. The "Herman" sailing from Bremmen on 10 Sept picking up mail at Southampton on 15th & arriving New York on 28th where circular New York /A.Pckt /Sep 29 was applied showing 24c to be collected & with unframed 3/Cents h/s due to British P.O. The error noticed & with manuscript "Missent to E.I. College, Hereford" & returned on 2nd Oct via "Pacific" to Liverpool arriving 13th where probably the manuscript 2d was applied to collect the unpaid penny post charge from Limerick to London.....vertical filing crease but nevertheless an unusual item of missent transatlantic mail & comes complte with previous owners written up notes
US$470
[17600]  INDIA - FRANCE...1862 PRE-STAMP INDIA UNPAID...  1862 (Feb 17)
[17600]  INDIA - FRANCE...1862 PRE-STAMP INDIA UNPAID...  1862 (Feb 17)
[17600] INDIA - FRANCE...1862 PRE-STAMP INDIA UNPAID... 1862 (Feb 17) Entire letter to Bordeaux endorsed via Bombay from Robert & Charbioi, Calcutta with boxed India Unpaid alongside diamond GB /1F. 62 ⁴/₁₀ c Accountancy mark & 18 (decimes) hand stamps all in black + circular Poss. Ang. V Suez / Marseilles (19 Mar) cds in red with on back circular IM Bombay (26 Feb) + smudged circular GPO / 1862 /Ex /Calcutta / Fe 17 date stamp in red + Marseilles a Lyon (19 Mar) + Cette a Bordeaux (20 Mar) transit + Bordeaux (20 Mar) arrival cds .........................Transit time of 31 days via P & O lines
US$200
[17601]  INDIA - GB...1848 PRE-STAMP from MADRAS & via P & O CALCUTTA to SUEZ...  1848 (Dec 13)
[17601]  INDIA - GB...1848 PRE-STAMP from MADRAS & via P & O CALCUTTA to SUEZ...  1848 (Dec 13)
[17601] INDIA - GB...1848 PRE-STAMP from MADRAS & via P & O CALCUTTA to SUEZ... 1848 (Dec 13) Entire letter to Finsbury, London endorsed Per Steamer via Marseilles with manuscript 1/10 (Shilling & pence) [1/5 for British + 5 decimes for French] with on back superb boxed Madras /G.P.O. /1848 Dec 13 date stamp in red & circular AJ /20 JA 20 /1849 arrival hand stamp applied in London .........................This travelled via P & O Bentinck
US$200
[17424]  GREAT BRITAIN..JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS..OFFICERS LETTER..  1813 (Feb 26)
[17424]  GREAT BRITAIN..JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS..OFFICERS LETTER..  1813 (Feb 26)
[17424] GREAT BRITAIN..JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS..OFFICERS LETTER.. 1813 (Feb 26) Entire letter to Sheffield rated in manu 1/3 & cancelled Jersey scroll written by 2nd Ensign serving with 46th Regt at Orgueil Castle & giving details of promotion hopes, sabre being made for him and giving thanks for second half of 10/- note received.........Good Napoleonic period soldiers letter & very scarce from Channel Islands
US$750
[13865]  IRELAND-GB [EAST INDIA COMPANY]   1848(Jan7 )
[13865]  IRELAND-GB [EAST INDIA COMPANY]   1848(Jan7 )
[13865] IRELAND-GB [EAST INDIA COMPANY] 1848(Jan7 ) Stampless OHMS entire to Secretary, East India Company, London being a claim form from family member requesting prize money due to dead brother cancelled Banbridge d/s & w/handstruck 2 both in green & L within circle h/s in red w/on rev transit & arrival d/s for 17 Jan....................despite a small portion of printed questions torn away when opened it can be read easily and is an unusual military item.
US$250
[5596] GB [CHELSEA PENSIONER] 1828(Dec 1)
[5596] GB [CHELSEA PENSIONER] 1828(Dec 1)
[5596] GB [CHELSEA PENSIONER] 1828(Dec 1) Entire to Right Honourable Pay Master General of His Majesties Forces, London endorsed Chelsea Pensioner Application & cancelled 3 line Dundee/10 December/ 460-E mileage d/s w/interesting conten.....t "Honoured Sir I humbly beg leave to inform your honour that I have changed my Residence from Sunderland Durham Collection England to Dundee Scotland from taking ill here at Dundee. I humbly beg that your honour will have the kindness to cause my next pension to be paid here at Dundee. My name is James Forbes Discharged the 2nd day of July 1816 from the first veteran Battn, Commanded by Major Rose. Served 9¾ years Discharged for disbandment Pulmonic Affection and Wound left thigh and foot at Villona in Spain and received 6d per day pension. I sent my last affidavit from Sunderland"
US$300
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