1875 (Dec) 1d green, wmk large star (upright), perf 14 (comb) at Somerset House, block of 10 (2x5), o.g. with lovely colour and centre three rows unmounted. Typical centring and gum wrinkling, but a scarce and impressive classic multiple. (cat £850+)
1881 (Apr) 2½d rose-lake, wmk large star, type 8 surcharge, IMPERFORATE block of 4 from left of sheet, the upper right stamp additionally showing variety 'NO STOP' (with broken E in PENCE) from R6/2, o.g. Right pair with slight vertical crease, and lower left stamp touched at foot, but very rare. Ex Hackmey, Messenger and Burrus.
1883 (Jan) 1d orange, horizontal type 11 'POSTAGE.' opt, bisected diagonally and tied to piece by complete strike of 'D' cds, dated 'JAN 5 83'. A rare and attractive item, with pencil note on reverse 'Worthington collection from John N. Luff August 24 '06'. (cat £3000 on cover).
1883 (Jan) 1d orange revenue with diagonal type 12 'POSTAGE' opts, unsevered pair, lightly cancelled by 'D' cds, clearly dated 'JAN 83'. Typical perfs and centring but a fine large example. APS cert (1986). (cat £450).
1883 (Jan) 1d orange revenue with diagonal type 12 'POSTAGE' opts, UNSEVERED PAIR, large part o.g. Slight creasing but exceptional appearance. A rarity in unused condition. PF cert (1990) as Scott 15a. Ex Dale-Lichtenstein. (cat £1500).
1888-91 4d on 2s orange, type 16 surcharge with 4mm space, horizontal pair, the left stamp variety 'Upright d' (R5/6), large part o.g. with fresh colour. Normal with a thin spot but rare and desirable in this se-tenant form. RPS cert (1967).
1888-91 4d on 2s orange, type 16 surcharge with 4mm space, variety first 'S' in 'SHILLINGS' inverted, attractively cancelled by part '88' cds. Slightly rounded corner, still fine and scarce. (cat £325).
1888-91 4d on 2s orange, type 16 surcharge with 5mm space, block of 4, large part o.g. (lower pair unmounted). Upper left stamp with minor crease, not affecting fine fresh appearance. A scarce and attractive multiple. (cat £280+)
1888-91 ½d on 2s orange, type 17 surcharge, horizontal pair, the right stamp variety 'wide space between TWO and SHILLINGS', large part o.g. Tiny gum tones, and typical perfs and centring, still fine for this. (cat £147).
1888-91 ½d on 2s orange, type 17 surcharge, horizontal strip of 3, the centre stamp variety 'first S in SHILLINGS inverted', large part o.g. Couple of minor gume tones and typical minor wrinkling, but a scarce multiple with original green surcharge misplaced to left. (cat £334)
1888-91 1d on 2s orange, type 18 surcharge, horizontal pair, the right stamp variety wide space between 'TWO' and 'SHILLINGS', o.g. R10/3 on sheet (with wmk lines at foot). Minor gum tones, still fine fresh appearance. Very scarce and desirable in this se-tenant form. (cat £460+)
1888-91 2½d on 8d grey-brown, type 20 surcharge, error surcharge double, one inverted, o.g. Yellowish gum and odd shortish perfs, still fine appearance and rare. APS cert (1990) as Scott 37e. (cat £550).
1913-22 Wmk MCA 1s emerald back, 5s on pale yellow, 10s emerald back, the three 1921-22 re-issues, each opt 'SPECIMEN' in an intact horizontal strip of 3 (the 10s marginal at right), brilliant o.g. Rare multiples, the largest that can exist, as distributed by the UPU. Ex 'Koh-i-Noor'.