GREAT BRITAIN

The stamps of Great Britain are collected worldwide and are extremely popular. The first adhesive postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. The country was also instrumental in establishing an efficient postal system throughout the British Empire, laying the foundation of many national systems in existence today.

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GREAT BRITAIN * GREECE * HUNGARY EARLY FORGERIES BOOK
Country: GREECE
Condition: GREAT BRITAIN * GREECE * HUNGARY EARLY FORGERIES BOOK
Description: GREAT BRITAIN GREECE HUNGARY EARLY FORGERIES & REPRINTS Seminal work by A. De Haene , in French, 1926, plenty of useful information throughout. Easy reading even for those with rather limited knowledge of French. It includes EARLY forgeries (1840s-1920s), reprints, alterations, forged postmarks, forged overprints, phantom issues: GREAT BRITAIN, GREECE and HUNGARY. 2009 Reprint of the rare 1926 edition, fine quality, printed on high quality, white paper 20 pages * with a few black & white illustrations. Illustrations of 3 FOURNIER and 1 DE SPERATI FORGERIES have also been added. LIMITED EDITION.
Price: $24.00
Item Id #003552    See Details...
GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS PART 2 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED BY WIGGINS USED FINE
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS PART 2 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED BY WIGGINS USED FINE
Description: IN ENGLISH, 220 pages replete with illustrations for plating etc etc PART 2 REVISED EDITION 1962 PERFORATED LINE ENGRAVED ISSUES THE STANDARD REFERENCE BOOK PUBLISHED BY THE ROYAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY HARDBOUND, very fine DUST JACKET (some minor damage) USED COPY WITH SOME VERY MINOR SIGNS OF USAGE & SIGNS OF SHELF LIFE (mentioned for accuracy but truly irrelevant): OTHERWISE VERY FINE & NICE COPY
Price: $75.00
Item Id #004237    See Details...
WORLD RARITIES GREAT BRITAIN KOREA ETC Craveri 1994
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: WORLD RARITIES GREAT BRITAIN KOREA ETC Craveri 1994
Description: CRAVERI AUCTION CATALOGUE WORLD RARITIES 33 LOTS, ALL ILLUSTRATED IN COLOR HARDBOUND AUCTION CATALOGUE * LUGANO 4 JUNE 1994 THE MAIN SECTION CONSISTS OF GREAT BRITAIN RARITIES OF EARLY ISSUES WITH MANY UNIQUE PIECES AND BREATH TAKING MULTIPLES THE FEW LOTS OF KOREA ARE TRULY REMARKABLE INDISPENSABLE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Price: $30.00
Item Id #004258    See Details...
FAKES FORGERIES EXPERTS #6 GREAT BRITAIN GREECE SPAIN
Condition: FAKES FORGERIES EXPERTS #6 GREAT BRITAIN GREECE SPAIN
Description: FAKES FORGERIES EXPERTS No. 6 - APRIL 2003 LONG SOLD OUT AND VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND 218 PAGES 9" x 11.3/4" * COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: GREAT BRITAIN: MANIPULATIONS & REPAIRS OF EARLY ISSUES INCLUDING PENNY BLACK SPAIN: EARLY ISSUES GREECE OLYMPIC POSTMARKS 1906 HUNGARY PRE STAMP COVERS ALPENVORLAND ADRIA SERIES SINKIANG PROVISIONAL AIRMAIL STAMPS
Price: $139.00
Item Id #004276    See Details...
GREAT BRITAIN 1922WRAPPER COLOGNE POST ARMY PO S. 40
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: GREAT BRITAIN 1922WRAPPER COLOGNE POST ARMY PO S. 40
Description: 1922 NEWSPAPER WRAPPER COLOGNE POST + GREAT BRITAIN STAMP ARMY POST OFFICE S. 40
Price: $40.00
Item Id #005574    See Details...
VICTORIA CROSS 2006 6 VALUES GB OFFICIAL ROYAL MAIL 2 FIRST DAY COVERS
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: VICTORIA CROSS 2006 6 VALUES GB 2 FIRST DAY COVERS
Description: FDC WITH COMPLETE SET + FDC WITH MINIATURE SHEET VERY ELUSIVE NOW
Price: $47.00
Item Id #006847    See Details...
SHERLOCK HOLMES HOUND OF BASKERVILLES
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: SHERLOCK HOLMES HOUND OF BASKERVILLES
Description: BK3 GREAT BRITAIN STAMP BOOKLET HONOURING SHERLOCK HOLMES This booklet pays tribute to THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (for the non philatelists, this is not the Conan Doyle book, it is a STAMP booklet containing stamps, as issued by the Royal Mail)
Price: $11.00
Item Id #007128    See Details...
ENGLAND TO VERMONT USA 1863
Country: USA
Condition: ENGLAND TO VERMONT USA 1863 "BOSTON BR. PKT." 5 CENTS
Description: COVER: LONDON 17 APRIL 1863 TO VERMONT * CARRIED by Cunard Line's "EUROPA" posted in the West Central District of London prepaid 1 shilling packet rate using 2 6d. (SG84) stamps cancelled "WC/20" [Dubus Type 8 duplex] BOSTON BR. PKT. 24 PAID 2 MAY 1863 arrival cds in red "5 CENTS" handstamp (credit to USA) The EUROPA (1,834 tons) was built in 1847; her maiden voyage to Boston took place in July 1848. She was later used as a Crimean War transport ship and placed back onto the Atlantic route in November 1856. Europa made her last voyage for Cunard in February 1866. EX HUGH FELDMAN Signed by expert Dr. Migliavacca WE SHIP WORLDWIDE
Price: $75.00
Item Id #007329    See Details...
1998 DISNEY ANIMAL KINGDOM BOOKLET
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1998 DISNEY ANIMAL KINGDOM BOOKLET
Price: $10.00
Item Id #010220    See Details...
1989 FOX TALBOT PHOTOGRAPHY NEGATIVES 2 BOOKLETS SET
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1989 FOX TALBOT PHOTOGRAPHY NEGATIVES 2 BOOKLETS SET
Price: $10.00
Item Id #010222    See Details...
1779 ALMERIA (SPAIN) TO VENETIAN AMBASSADOR IN LONDON
Country: SPAIN
Condition: 1779 ALMERIA (SPAIN) TO VENETIAN AMBASSADOR IN LONDON
Description: Fascinating entire letter
Price: $49.00
Item Id #010785    See Details...
1840 LONDON TO GENEVA ENTIRE LETTER nice
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1840 LONDON TO GENEVA ENTIRE LETTER nice
Price: $38.00
Item Id #010786    See Details...
GREAT BRITAIN POSTAGE STAMPS 1840 - 1853 2ND EDITION BY J B SEYMOUR
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: GREAT BRITAIN POSTAGE STAMPS 1840 - 1853 2ND EDITION BY J B SEYMOUR
Description: Hardbound, in English, 256 pages illustrated profusely, 1950 Edition - scarce - USED FINE COPY showing minor signs of shelf life and use (especially the dust jacket...otherwise binding fine, pages have no pencil or pen marks and the book is in sound condition)
Price: $47.00
Item Id #010884    See Details...
1935 1 and 1/2 d with attached tab promoting AIR MAIL - used
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1935 1 and 1/2 d with attached tab promoting AIR MAIL - used
Price: $3.50
Item Id #011471    See Details...
1935  1 and 1/2 d with tab promoting TELEPHONE SERVICE used
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1935 1 and 1/2 d with tab promoting TELEPHONE SERVICE used
Price: $4.00
Item Id #011472    See Details...
1937 REGISTERED FIRST DAY COVER CORONATION GEORGE VI TO MONTSERRAT
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1937 REGISTERED FIRST DAY COVER CORONATION GEORGE VI TO MONTSERRAT
Description: Most unusual destination * incomplete MONTSERRAT cds on arrival at back - some toning and tropicalising as would be expected nevertheless a truly unique item
Price: $49.00
Item Id #012037    See Details...
1937 REGISTERED FIRST DAY COVER 3 NEW DEFINITIVE STAMPS  GEORGE VI TO MONTSERRAT
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1937 REGISTERED FIRST DAY COVER 3 NEW DEFINITIVE STAMPS GEORGE VI TO MONTSERRAT
Description: Most unusual destination * some toning and tropicalising as would be expected nevertheless a truly unique item 1937 REGISTERED FIRST DAY COVER 3 NEW DEFINITIVE STAMPS GEORGE VI TO MONTSERRAT
Price: $69.00
Item Id #012038    See Details...
COMPUTER MATHEMATICS CHARLES BABBAGE MAXIMUM CARD
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: COMPUTER MATHEMATICS CHARLES BABBAGE MAXIMUM CARD
Price: $21.00     Sale Price! $19.00
Item Id #012060    See Details...
REGISTERED 1976 MAIDA HILL TO ST LUCIA * 56p
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: REGISTERED 1976 MAIDA HILL TO ST LUCIA * 56p
Description: BACKSTAMPED oval REGISTERED CASTRIES ST LUCIA ** POSTAL RATE 56 p
Price: $10.00
Item Id #012171    See Details...
1977 REGISTERED HUDDERSFIELD TO GRENADA  86 pence
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1977 REGISTERED HUDDERSFIELD TO GRENADA 86 pence
Price: $10.00
Item Id #012172    See Details...
1975 REGISTERED COVENTRY TO MONTSERRAT 67 pence
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1975 REGISTERED COVENTRY TO MONTSERRAT 67 pence
Description: BACKSTAMPED GPO MONTSERRAT
Price: $10.00
Item Id #012173    See Details...
1964 COLOURED GRAVURE LETTER CARD TORQUAY TO MONTSERRAT
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1964 COLOURED GRAVURE LETTER CARD TORQUAY TO MONTSERRAT
Description: rare destination
Price: $13.00
Item Id #012270    See Details...
1946  11 June FIRST DAY COVER * VICTORY *  REGISTERED TO MONTSERRAT
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1946 11 June FIRST DAY COVER * VICTORY * REGISTERED TO MONTSERRAT
Description: RARE DESTINATION!!
Price: $16.00
Item Id #012271    See Details...
1948 SILVER WEDDING 2 & 1/2 d values on  FIRST DAY COVER TO MONTSERRAT
Condition: 1948 SILVER WEDDING 2 & 1/2 d values on FIRST DAY COVER TO MONTSERRAT
Description: AMAZING DESTINATION...BY AIR MAIL
Price: $33.00
Item Id #012272    See Details...
1951 FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN + DEFINITIVE STAMPS AIR MAIL TO MONTSERRAT
Country: GREAT BRITAIN
Condition: 1951 FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN + DEFINITIVE STAMPS AIR MAIL TO MONTSERRAT
Description: RARE DESTINATION
Price: $15.00
Item Id #012273    See Details...