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AA4811 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three on cover cancelled 'REGISTERED / ASCENSION / 19 MY 37', the first day of issue. Sent registered to Scotland. SG 35-37 £8
AA4812 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three on cover cancelled 'REGISTERED / ASCENSION / 19 MY 37', printed for the first day of issue. Sent registered to England. SG 35-37 £10
AA4810 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three on cover cancelled large 'M. V. CITY OF NEW YORK / SEA POST' cancels, dated 'MAY 12 1937'. Obviously incorrectly backdated as the stamps were not issued until the 19th May, and the sailing dates for this ship record that she only arrived in St. Helena on the 17th June. Unusual. SG 35-37 £45
AA4829 1938-40 KGVI definitive, complete set of 13 values perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Neatly mounted on album page, very fine mint. A difficult group. SG 38s-47s £650
AA4830 1938-53 KGVI definitive, a complete set with all perforations and shades as listed, and in addition some of the later printings of various values to 10/- with the aniline printing of that duty. Mounted on five album pages, a total of 47 stamps giving relevant printing dates. Very fine fresh mint. A lovely assembly. SG 38-47a £375
AA4760 1938 KGVI ½d, perf. 13½, black and violet. Upper left corner block of nine, row 2/2 showing the double transfer of right vertical frame lines and 2/3 WITHOUT 'Long centre bar to 'E' of 'GEORGETOWN'. Hinged in margin and a few stamps although not the flaws which remain unmounted. SG 38 and vars. £75
AA4761 1949 KGVI ½d, perf. 13, black and deep violet. Showing 'Spot in sky' (row 1/1) and ‘Long centre bar to ‘E’ of ‘GEORGETOWN’ (row 2/3) flaws, plus double transfer of right vertical frame lines on 2/2, in positional upper left corner block of eight. Very fine mint. This 1949 printing on white paper also showing the additional printer's 'arrow' in top margin above the guide line. SG 38ba and var. £60
AA4765 1938 1d KGVI, perf. 13½, black and green. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Gum lightly browned as usual, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 39 £150
AA4766 1942 KGVI 1d, perf. 13, black and yellow-orange. Showing 'Mountaineer' flaw (row 4/4), lower stamp in an upper marginal positional (by printer's guide mark in margin) vertical strip of four. Hinged on margin and flaw. SG 39ba / 39b £160
AA4769 1949 KGVI 1d, perf. 13, black and green. Block of 24 (3x8), several left side stamps showing varying degrees of the double transfer impressions at N.E. corners. Superb used. SG 39d and vars. £35
AA4777 1938 KGVI 1½d, perf. 13½, black and vermilion. Left marginal positional guide lines in margin, showing 'Davit' flaw, state 1 (row 5/1). Very fine mint. SG 40a £180
AA4778 1944 KGVI 1½d, perf. 13, black and vermilion. Showing 'Davit' flaw, state 1 (row 5/1). Very fine mint. SG 40ba £80
AA4779 1949 KGVI 1½d, perf. 14, black and vermilion. Showing ‘Davit’ flaw (plus extra island), state 2 (row 5/1). Very fine mint. SG 40ca £125
AA4831 1949 KGVI 1½d, perf. 14, black and vermilion. Right marginal block of four showing part printer's marks in margin, lower right stamp showing 'Medallion re-entry' flaw (row 5/6). The flaw unmounted, hinged elsewhere. SG 40c and var. £60
AA4832 1949 KGVI 1½d, perf. 14, black and rose-carmine. Right marginal block of four showing part printer's marks in margin, lower right stamp showing 'Medallion re-entry' flaw (row 5/6). The flaw unmounted, hinged elsewhere. SG 40d and var. £50
AA4787 1949 KGVI 1½d, perf. 14, black and rose-carmine. Left marginal block of four, printer's guide lines in margins, lower left stamp showing 'Davit' flaw (plus extra island), state 2 (row 5/1). Hinged on margin and right stamps, flaw unmounted. SG 40da, 44d £120
AA4781 1953 KGVI 1½d, perf. 13, black and rose-carmine. Showing ‘Davit’ flaw (plus extra island), state 2 (row 5/1). Superb used. Scarce. SG 40fa £150
AA4788 1953 KGVI 1½d, perf. 13, black and rose-carmine. Showing 'Jib stay' flaw, (row 6/6). Superb used. SG 40f var. £50
AA4790 1953 KGVI 1½d, perf. 13, black and rose-carmine. Right marginal pair showing printer's guide cross in margin, in addition upper stamp showing 'Medallion re-entry' (row 5/6) plus stamp below 'Jib stay' flaws (row 6/6). Very fine mint. Uncommon in this positional format. SG 40f vars. £40
AA4791 1938 3d KGVI, perf. 13½, black and ultramarine. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Gum lightly browned as usual, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 42 £350
AA4792 1938 3d KGVI, perf. 13½, black and ultramarine. Block of six, superb used. SG 42 £110
AA4793 1940 KGVI 3d, perf. 13½, black and grey. Lower marginal block of six, imprint and plate '1' in margin. Lower left stamp WITHOUT the 'retouch in clouds' flaw (row 10/4). Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 42a £100
AA4795 1950 KGVI 3d, perf. 13, black and grey, later printing lighter shade and whiter paper. Lower left corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, in addition 'Retouch in the sky' flaw (row 10/2, only on this printing). Flaw unmounted, hinged elsewhere. Uncommon. SG 42b and var. £85
AA4794 1950 KGVI 3d, perf. 13, black and grey, later printing lighter shade and whiter paper. Showing 'Retouch in the sky' flaw (row 10/2, only on this printing). Superb used. Uncommon. SG 42b var. £35
AA4767 1944 KGVI 4d, perf. 13, black and ultramarine. Lower right corner block of four showing frame plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 42d £25
AA4772 1938 KGVI 6d, perf. 13½, black and blue. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin, in addition both left stamps clear double transfer impressions at N.E. corners. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 43 and vars. £50
AA4774 1938 KGVI 6d, perf. 13½, black and blue. Block of four, both upper stamps (positions 53 and 54) showing clear double transfer impressions at N.E. corner. Very fine mint. SG 43 and vars. £75
AA4770 1938 KGVI 6d, perf. 13½, black and blue. Showing partial absence of the two small horizontal lines in left frame (position 51). Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 43 var. £35
AA4771 1944 KGVI 6d, perf. 13, black and blue. Showing partial absence of the two small horizontal lines in left frame (position 51). Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 43a var. SOLD
AA4773 1946 (May) KGVI 6d, perf. 13, black and blue. Lower right corner block of four showing frame plate '1' in margin, in addition upper right stamp showing 'dot over lower mountain peak' and re-entry above and left of 'THREE SISTERS' (row 9/6). Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 43a and var. £90
AA4763 1938 KGVI 1/-, perf. 13½, black and sepia. Lower marginal vertical block of ten showing full imprint in margin, in addition the 'Fresh entry' on upper right stamp (row 6/4). Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon in this positional format. SG 44 and var. £175
AA4762 1938 KGVI 1/-, perf. 13½, black and sepia. Showing the 'Fresh entry' (row 6/4). Superb used on piece cancelled 12 MY 38 First Day of Issue. Scarce as such. SG 44 var. £35
AA4764 1944 KGVI 1/-, perf. 13, black and sepia. Lower marginal vertical block of ten showing full imprint in margin, in addition the 'Fresh entry' on upper right stamp (row 6/4). Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon in this positional format. SG 44a and var. £75
AA4782 1938 KGVI 2/6, perf. 13½, black and deep carmine. Showing 'Davit' flaw, hinge trace very fine fresh mint. Scarce. SG 45b £650
AA4785 1944 KGVI 2/6, perf. 13, black and deep carmine. Left marginal block of four, printer's guide cross in margin, showing 'Davit' flaw upper left stamp (row 5/1). Hinged on margin and right stamps, flaw unmounted. Scarce in the positional format. SG 45ca, 45c £1,400
AA4786 1944 KGVI 2/6, perf. 13, black and deep carmine. Left marginal block of six, printer's guide cross in margin, showing 'Davit' flaw upper left stamp (row 5/1). Hinged on margin and right stamps, flaw unmounted. Scarce in the positional format. SG 45ca, 45c £1,500
AA4776 1944 KGVI 10/-, perf. 13, black and aniline bright purple. Lower right corner block of four showing frame plate '1' in margin. In addition both upper stamps with clear double transfer impressions at N.E. corner. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 47b and vars. SOLD
AA4828 1944 KGVI 10/-, perf. 13, black and aniline bright purple. Showing 'Boulder' flaw (row 5/4). Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 47ba £600
AA4775 1945 KGVI 10/-, perf. 13, black and bright purple. Block of four, upper left stamp (position 51) showing clear double transfer impression at N.E. corner. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 47a and var. £150
AA4835 1938 12th May, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 1d, 1½d and 2d (SG 38, 39, 40, 41), cancelled REGISTERED oval on the First Day of Issue. Addressed to the USA. £30
AA4836 1938 12th May, printed First Day Cover bearing KGVI 1d, 2d and 3d (SG 39, 41, 42), cancelled REGISTERED ovals. Addressed to the USA. Attractive and uncommon. £65
AA4838 1938 12th May, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 1½d and 6d (SG 38, 40, 43), cancelled REGISTERED oval on the First Day of Issue, handstamp to that effect lower left. Addressed to England (Selfridge & Co.). £35
AA4837 1938 12th May, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 1/- (SG 38-44), cancelled REGISTERED oval on the First Day of Issue. Sent registered to England. Few light tones at left. £60
AA4844 1940 11th November, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 10/- (11 values), cancelled ASCENSION and addressed to Sierra Leone. Attractive. SG 38-47 basic £125
AA4839 1943 3rd December, cover bearing KGVI seven values ½d to 1/-, lightly cancelled ASCENSION locally addressed. £30
AA4846 1946 2nd March, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 10/- (11 values), cancelled ASCENSION and sent registered to London. Attractive. SG 38b-47b (aniline frame printing) £175
AA4842 1946, cover bearing KGVI 2/6, 5/- and 10/- (SG 45c, 46a, 47b), each lightly cancelled and sent registered airmail to England. Lovely. £145
AA4845 1947 July, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 10/- (11 values), cancelled ASCENSION and sent registered to Australia. Odd minor stains, attractive. SG 38b-47b basic £150
AA4840 1943 3rd December, printed on reverse flap UNION-CASTLE LINE cover bearing KGVI eight values ½d to 1/-, lightly cancelled ASCENSION and sent registered to England. Original letter enclosed also written on the same company notepaper 'M.V. LLANGIBBY CASTLE' as anchored off Ascension Island, giving a most interesting account of the Island and birdlife there. Lovely. £65
AA4843 1950 7th July, cover bearing on reverse KGVI ½d to 10/- (11 values), cancelled ASCENSION and sent registered to Scotland. Attractive. SG 38b-47b basic £160
AA4841 1953 23rd January, printed on reverse flap UNION-CASTLE LINE cover bearing KGVI eight values ½d to 1/-, lightly cancelled ASCENSION and sent registered to England. £50
AA4820 Postal History 1939 21st September, cover bearing KGVI 2d (SG 41), cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Addressed to England and struck with large 'CENSORED' cachet in red, similar to that used during WWI. Attractive and scarce. £225
AA4819 Postal History 1940 2nd April, cover bearing KGVI 3d (SG 42), cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Addressed to England and struck with black 'Passed / by Censor.' cachet. Attractive and scarce. £185
AA4834 Postal History 1941 30th July, cover bearing KGVI 3d (SG 42a), lightly cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Reverse struck with violet 'Officer Commanding Troops' handstamp endorsed in ink 'Censored' and duly signed. Addressed to England. Very scarce.
 
Note: this handstamp believed to have been used by the detachment of Royal Artillery at Ascension Island between March 1941 and June 1942
£350
AA4833 Postal History 1941 30th July, cover bearing KGVI 1½d pair (SG 40), cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Reverse struck with violet 'Officer Commanding Troops' handstamp endorsed in ink 'Passed by censor' and duly signed. Addressed to England. Lightly soiled, very scarce.
 
Note: this handstamp believed to have been used by the detachment of Royal Artillery at Ascension Island between March 1941 and June 1942
£325
AA4817 Postal History 1942 2nd March, cover bearing KGVI 3d (SG 42a), lightly cancelled ASCENSION. Addressed to England and struck with octagonal violet 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet lower left. Light spotting. £140
AA4814 Postal History 1942 6th August, printed POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT official business cover, cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / A.P.O.' (without 877).Addressed to W. Virginia. Unusual. £95
AA4816 Postal History 1942 20th November, cover bearing KGVI 1d (SG 39a), lightly cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Struck alongside with black 'T' mark and further violet boxed '(Crown) / PASSED / XX/' cachet. Addressed to England. £120
AA4815 Postal History 1943 9th May, cover (cable and Wireless imprint on reverse flap) bearing KGVI 3d (SG 42a), lightly cancelled 'ASCENSION'. Struck alongside with violet boxed '(Crown) / PASSED / XX/' cachet. Sent from one C. E. Scatchard and addressed to The Governor, St. Helena, arrival stamp for the 13th May. Most attractive. £125
AA4818 Postal History c1943 (no date), cover bearing KGVI 3d (SG 42a), machine cancelled in red 'POST / OFFICE / MARITIME / MAIL', further red boxed (Crown) / PASSED XX' and signed C.G.J. Addressed to England. Light faults but uncommon. £200
AA4813 Postal History 1944 22nd May, cover bearing US 6c Airmail, cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / A.P.O. 877'. Struck at lower left with black boxed 'PASSED BY / U 18020 S / ARMY EXAMINER' cachet and signed by the censor Lieut. D. Martinez. Addressed to New York. £75
AA4823 Postal History 1944 20th July, US 6c Air Mail postal stationery envelope, cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / A.P.O. 877'. Struck at lower left with black boxed 'PASSED BY / U 13018 S / ARMY EXAMINER' cachet. Addressed to New York. £70
AA4822 Postal History 1945 4th June, printed US WAR DEPARTMENT official business cover, cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / A.P.O. 877'. From Chaplain Lasota and addressed to New York. Unusual. £80
AA4821 Postal History 1946 2nd February, printed US WAR DEPARTMENT official business cover, cancelled 'U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / 877 / A.P.O.'. From the Chaplain's Office and addressed to New York. Unusual. £80
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