Lots 5 - 19, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
5    45a
1866, entire wrapper from Liverpool to Prague, franked with 6p deep lilac (plate #5), two-line marking "insufficiently stamped" is alongside, London transit and Prague arrival cds on the back, VF
100.00
6    33, 59b
1873, folded letter from London to Genoa, franked with two 1p (plate #153) and 6p buff (plate #11), nice strike of London cds, postmarked on arrival, two usual folds away from the stamps, VF, SG #44, 123
100.00
7    60
1874, entire wrapper from Cardiff to Palermo, franked with 6p gray (plate #12), arrival cds, VF, SG #125, 240
150.00
8 (*)   O8

Official Stamps

1885, black ovpt "I.R. Official" on 5s rose, wmk Anchor, nicely centered, brilliant color, very slight LR corner crease, unused, no gum, VF, signed, SG #O9, 2,500
600.00
9    

British Expeditionary Forces in North Russia

1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB1 (Murmansk) to Cornwall, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", small conveyance flaws, still VF and rare
250.00
10    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB2 (Arkhangel) to Cornwall, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", oval censorship marking, VF
250.00
11    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB2 (Arkhangel) to Cornwall, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", opened by Base Censor No.16,additional censorship handstamp is alongside, VF
250.00
12    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB2 (Arkhangel) to Westbury, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", opened by Censor No.169,additional red censorship handstamp is alongside, arrival ds, minor cover wearing at the top, still VF
250.00
13    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB13 (Troitsa) to Devon (APO cancellation is unreadable), endorsed at the top "On Active Service",large part Base Censor label is affixed at the top, two additional censorship handstamps is alongside, VF and very rare
300.00
14    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB55 (Bereznik) to Devon, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", opened by Base Censor No.1411,additional censorship handstamp at the LL corner, VF
250.00
15    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB55 (Bereznik) to Devon, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", Base Censor No.16 label at the top, additional censorship handstamp is alongside, VF
250.00
16    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB55 (Bereznik) to Devon, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", oval censorship handstamp at the bottom, VF
250.00
17    
1919, free-frank cover, sent from Army PO PB55 (Bereznik) to Devon, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", oval censorship handstamp is alongside, mostly VF
 
200.00
18    
1919, free-frank cover with enclosure (a part of Major Walter H. Wilkin's family correspondence), sent from Army PO PB55 (Bereznik) to Devon, endorsed at the top "On Active Service", Censor No.422 label is on the right, additional censorship handstamp at the LL corner, VF
250.00
19  B  
1919, five page report written on July 11 by Major Walter H. Wilkin regarding his service in British Expeditionary Forces in North Russia; explanatory confidential letter written in order of C-in-C; and reply of Major-General E. Ironside, who was Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Arkhangel, the total is 10 type-written original letter size pages, folded once, VF and extremely rare historical documents of Allied Intervention of Russia
 
150.00