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Below is my current stock which is mostly of West Indies stamps and covers.  The newest items listed are shown first.  You may also select a particular country from the drop down list or do a search by subject.  Post and packing is extra but does not increase however many items are ordered.  Inland £1, Europe £1.50 and Overseas £2.


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1686 (26 Mar) Barbados local EL from Ben Cryer to Barbara Newton
1686 (26 Mar) Barbados local EL from Ben Cryer to Barbara Newton
1686 (26 Mar) Barbados local EL from Ben Cryer to Barbara Newton

Clean and attractive. The letter slightly trimmed at right but readable.
Part of a correspondence from the Newton family who owned estates in Barbados.
£495.00


1752 (25 Jun) EL from Simon Hunter in Barbados to James Smith in Edinburgh, redirected to Cupar Angus
1752 (25 Jun) EL from Simon Hunter in Barbados to James Smith in Edinburgh, redirected to Cupar Angus

with London Bishop mark and several rate marks. Fine.
Long letter about D. Henry Smith, a young man who arrived in Barbados a year before and has struggled to make ends meet. An early letter from the island.
£240.00


1754 (24 July) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to Grenada,
1754 (24 July) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to Grenada,

addressed to 'Monsieur Gillot,' containing two page letter. No postal markings.
Sent during the first period of French occupation of the island.
£250.00


1756 cover front to London
1756 cover front to London

with scarce large Inspector's crown over deleted rate mark.
Believed to be from 1756 but not actually dated.
£15.00


1760 (circa) NEW/MARKET handstamp on cover to Louth
1760 (circa) NEW/MARKET handstamp on cover to Louth

endorsed 'by Caxton bag' and rated 4d. Fine.
£24.00


1770 (circa) EL from Addington to Bridgwater
1770 (circa) EL from Addington to Bridgwater

addressed to, 'Mr Edmond Jeane att Binfords near Bridgwater in Somersetshire.' Good Bishop Mark on reverse.
Letter exhorting recipient to abuse the franking privilege as it has been costing the writer 2/6d a letter.
£16.00


1772 (19 Aug) EL to Thomas Stewart, Secretary to the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh
1772 (19 Aug) EL to Thomas Stewart, Secretary to the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh

rated 4d and with faint albino town h/s.
Long detailed letter re banking and 'Bond of Corroboration.'
£8.00


1781 (24 Feb) EL
1781 (24 Feb) EL 'P the Warrington & Chester Bagg'

addressed to 'The Honble John Smith Barry At Marbury near Knutsford, Cheshire.' From Carrigabuick with Bishop Mark on reverse. Rather worn.
Interesting contents re estates.
£22.00


1789 (5 July) EL from Port Maria, Jamaica to London
1789 (5 July) EL from Port Maria, Jamaica to London
1789 (5 July) EL from Port Maria, Jamaica to London

carried privately. Fine.
Letter from William Abercrombie, a sailor, to David Forbes, mentions loading hogsheads of sugar.
£12.00


1790 (19 Sep) EL from Cap Haitien to Bordeaux
1790 (19 Sep) EL from Cap Haitien to Bordeaux

with good oval 'COLONIES PAR LA FLOTTE' h/s (Salles 14).
£90.00


1790 (Jan) two line KNARESBOROUGH on cover to London
1790 (Jan) two line KNARESBOROUGH on cover to London

rated 2/- and endorsed '1oz.' London cds on reverse. Small tears.
£24.00


1790 (circa) two line TADCASTER h/s on EL to York.
1790 (circa) two line TADCASTER h/s on EL to York.

Small tears and toning but reasonable.
Addressed to 'Mr Robert Driffield, Briggate, York,' with letter from his child sending linen for washing, probably a boarder at the grammar school.
£16.00


1791 (9 Aug) straight line STOW on EL to Norwich
1791 (9 Aug) straight line STOW on EL to Norwich

rated 4d and endorsed, 'Turn at Ipswich.' Clean.
£16.00


1793 (8 Nov) EL from Jamaica to Thos. Gordon in London with Madeira wine order.
1793 (8 Nov) EL from Jamaica to Thos. Gordon in London with Madeira wine order.

Endorsed 'P Jamaica C ?? QDC' and with faint London Penny Post marks.
Contains order for Madeira wine for persons in Jamaica giving details of the quantities and port of delivery. Fine. 2pp.
£90.00


1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh
1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh
1795 (25 Mar) Scotland, two line FORT WILLIAM (Auckland IV1 36a) on EL to Edinburgh

also with small Edinburgh Bishop mark in red at left. Rated 6d.
£20.00


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