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from the June 2008 postal auction

Lot number EstimatedRealised
130. Unused coloured PPC of 'Drummers and Pioneers, Welsh Regiment'. 3 2.50
131. 1914 coloured PPC of the South Wales Borderers (24th Foot) in the 'History & Traditions' series. 5 4.00
132. A mint set of 6 Welsh postbuses PPCs (coloured) - Post Office series WMPB 9-13 (1979). 3 4.00
133. 19 coloured PPCS of the Festiniog Railway, mostly unused & different. 1960s onwards. 6 6.00
134. 1906 PPC Holyhead to Birkenhead with a good LONDON & HOLYHEAD T.P.O/NIGHT UP sr (inverted) & an Oxton squared circle receiving mark. 5 7.50
135. 1906 Panoramic card with a v.good RHOSNEIGR sr code *. Local coloured view published by MH Parry, Rhosneigr. 5 8.50
136. 1905 PPC with a good TAN-Y-BWLCH sr. View Brynmawr, Tanybwlch. 3 8.50
137. 1909 PPC with a fine LLWYNYPIA squared circle (struck sideways). Message re lost basket on the GWR & TV Rly. Real photo view of Glyncornel House, Llwynypia (No.122 HE). 5 7.50
138. 1823 Free front with a **-*** GWINDEE 266 boxed mileage mark, signed O.Williams. 9 7.00
139. 1837 banker's draft from the Mona Mine Company, AMLWCH. 4 4.60
140. 1875 1d red env re-addressed from London to Anglesey, where it was 'Refused' showing a superb handstruck encircled '1d' (redirection charge) alongside a fine BANGOR sr. 15 40.00
141. 1839 Free front with a scarce **-*** HAWARDEN st-line mark (40 x 4mm) signed Wilson Jones. 9 ---
142. 1807 E with & **+ ST ASAPH 218 boxed mileage mark & ms '9' to Llanfyllin. 7 5.00
143. 1802 E with a *** LLANIDLOES 210 boxed mm (slightly overinked in parts) & ms '4' to Llanfyllin. Carried from Welshpool by unofficial local post. 12 18.00
144. 1836 E with a large ms '1' - the scarce unofficial local post of Bangor (the forerunner of the Bangor Penny Post) - & a lightly-struck BANGOR dated d-arc in red on opened-out flap. 15 24.00
145. 1853 1d red env to Pontypool with an indistinct cancel, enclosing a copy of the terms of lease of one of Lord Bute's collieries, plus the tenant's agreement. B/s MERTHYR TYDVIL and PONTYPOOL dated d-arcs in brown. 5 8.50
146. 1911 PPC with a v.good COLBREN/NEATH rubber cancel. Message reads ".... the awful times down here .... the engine drivers are on strike and it is getting worse every day ...." 7 9.50
147. 1905 PPC to Aberaman with a fine PONTYCYMMER/BRIDGEND skeleton code X. The top of 'YMM' is off card. 5 ---
148. 1915 PPC to Narberth with a v.good SAUNDERSFOOT thimble (inverted). A Llythyr Gerdyn Welsh comic card. 3 3.70
149. 1904 PPC with a v.good DOWLAIS duplex. A Tuck card showing a Japanese banquet. 3 4.20
150. A fine set of 4 coloured Bamforth song cards entitled 'Heroes of the Mine'. Unused. 6 ---
151. A fine coloured PPC of a Welsh lady harpist. Unused. 3 4.40
152. 1906 PPC with a v.good CARMARTHEN dr on a coloured 'Happy New Year' card showing 'Merched Llandissilio' (Welsh ladies). 3 7.50

Note: this auction comprises 171 lots, and covers the whole spectrum of Welsh philately.


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