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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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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. Rated 7d & 10d both deleted and finally 3d (for the redirection fee from Edinburgh to Cupar Angus).
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


1777 (28 Jun) EL from Martinique addressed to Captain Gill in Roseau, Isle D/que.
1777 (28 Jun) EL from Martinique addressed to Captain Gill in Roseau, Isle D/que.
1777 (28 Jun) EL from Martinique addressed to Captain Gill in Roseau, Isle D/que.

Letter concerning a French naval vessell, the BALABOU, which had arrived from Bordeaux. Fine. A very early incoming letter.
Sent while Martinique was under French control but Dominica was a British dependency. Dominica was captured by the French the following year but restored to Britianin 1783.
£475.00


1786 (7 Oct) BARBA/DOES two line h/s on EL to London
1786 (7 Oct) BARBA/DOES two line h/s on EL to London

with two line DOVER SHIP-LRE and London Bishop mark. Rated 5d. Endorsed 'P Cap Brenan.' Minor stains on reverse but opens out well for display.
Letter to Edward Drax re visit of Governor to Drax Hall Estate. Ex Hackmey.
£350.00


1788 (27 Oct) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France
1788 (27 Oct) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France

with good two line 'COL PAR L'ORIENT' entry mark. Charged 24 sous.
£45.00


1788 BARBA/DOES two line mark on cover to London
1788 BARBA/DOES two line mark on cover to London
1788 BARBA/DOES two line mark on cover to London

redirected to Westmoreland with London ds on reverse. Rated 2/- and re-rated 3/- both deleted and with circular London PAID mark.
£320.00


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 (22 Jun) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France
1790 (22 Jun) EL from St Pierre, Martinique to France

with good two line 'COLONIES PAR LE HAVRE' entry mark. Charged 21 sols.
£45.00


1791 (31 Aug) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France
1791 (31 Aug) EL from Fort Royal, Martinique to France

with good two line '12 MARSEILLE' town mark.
£30.00


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


1804 (31 July) EL from Dundee, Trelawny, Jamaica to Scotland
1804 (31 July) EL from Dundee, Trelawny, Jamaica to Scotland
1804 (31 July) EL from Dundee, Trelawny, Jamaica to Scotland

with two line FALMOUTH JA (T3) and two line 'JAMAICA 5 AUG 1804' (J7) endorsed 'P Packet' and finally rated 2/2d
Letter re estate management.
£90.00


1805 (20 May) EL from Fort Charlotte, St Vincent to Lieut. Robert Mc Pherson, 17th Native Infantry, Bengal.
1805 (20 May) EL from Fort Charlotte, St Vincent to Lieut. Robert Mc Pherson, 17th Native Infantry, Bengal.

Apparently carried privately to Perth, Scotland where posted to India with PERTH ds, Edinburgh Bishop Mark and London PAID ds. Worn at folds and with hole at lower left corner.
Fascinating contents, a letter from Thomas McGreggor who was with the 90th Regiment to his friend in India describing his time in Ireland and abrupt departure for the West Indies. He spent weeks aboard the transport in Barbados due to French fleet being in the vicinity and then arrived in St Vincent. He was very unhappy stationed high up in the Fort and with fellow officers and men already falling sick. 'Since I came here I have had a continued fit of the Blue Devils.' In the first year of its service in the West Indies the regiment lost eight officers and 136 men but remained as the garrison on the island till 1809.
£325.00


1811 (22 Feb) NEVIS FEB 22 811 two line date stamp (PF 1) on cover to London.
1811 (22 Feb) NEVIS FEB 22 811 two line date stamp (PF 1) on cover to London.

London ds in red. Rated 2/-
Addressed to the Revd. Doctor Coke
£425.00


1813 (12 May) ST VINCENT large fleuron ds on EL to London.
1813 (12 May) ST VINCENT large fleuron ds on EL to London.

A fine strike accompanied with London cds and opens out well for display. Rated 6/6d (treble rate).
Contains two long letters in a clear hand explaining why the owner has not been paid by other planters on the island due to lack of money and problems with the convoy system to ship hogsheads of sugar.
£250.00


1814 TRINIDAD AUG 2 1814 large fleuron on cover to London
1814 TRINIDAD AUG 2 1814 large fleuron on cover to London

with London arrival cds. Rated 4/4d (double rate). Opens out well.
£175.00


1815 (11 Jun) ST VINCENT large fleuron
1815 (11 Jun) ST VINCENT large fleuron

ob part EL to England, rated 6/6d (treble rate). A fine strike and opens out well for display.
£220.00


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