County Philatelic Auctions Sale #265. Pre-bidding closes 13th February 2020.
3100 Lots from £5 to over £5000 including scarce and unusual material. This is a Mail Bid Sale - Bid from Anywhere. NO BUYERS PREMIUM.
Double Dagger lots. Any lots marked with '‡' are open to reasonable offers below reserve. For these, please email your offers direct to us using email@example.com. Thank you.
Abbreviations Used in our Catalog
um - unmounted mint, same as NH, never hinged - any faults are described.
vf mint -lightly mounted mint - any faults are described:-
for example, 'vf mint, 1x short perf' means the stamp has 1 short (not pulled) perf otherwise it is very fine mint.
f mint - reasonable mount for the period, any faults are described.
fresh mint - mint not quite 'fine' but still very good, mm - mounted mint, hmm - heavily mounted mint.
vfu - very fine used - a light cancel for the period, fresh and without faults:-
on modern issues this means a neat circular steel cancela
on early issues it means a light or crisp cancel of the period - numeral, duplex, Maltese Cross, etc.
cds - circular or counter date stamp.
gu - good used, very collectable but not quite fine, g-f good to fine.
FFC - first flight cover, FDC- first day cover, fdi - first day of issue circular cancel, Sp h/s - special handstamp.
Mi - Michel catalogue, Yv - Yvert, Sc -- Scott.
c£50 - catalogued by Stanley Gibbons at £50 (using the SG catalogue current at the time of describing).
c320€ - catalogued by Michel or Yvert at 320 Euros
blk 8 - block of 8; cvr - cover; reg env - registered envelope; ~50 - approximately 50; M/sh, MS - miniature sheet.
LM RM - booklets with left margin, right margin.
2B, CB, LB, RB phosphor bands - 2 band, centre band, left band, right band.
pl12 plate 12.
MX - Maltese Cross.
r5/2 variety on the second stamp in row 5.
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