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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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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


1805 (20 Dec) EL from Brigadier General Thomas Picton in London to General Maitland, Governor of Grenada.
1805 (20 Dec) EL from Brigadier General Thomas Picton in London to General Maitland, Governor of Grenada.

Carried 'by favour' by an army captain travelling to Barbados on H.M.S. Illustrious and then put in the post. Fine s/l 'BARBADOES,' rated 4d. Fine.
3pp letter. Picton who had been the first governor of Trinidad was then in London facing charges of cruelty and torture of a free mulatto girl, Luisa Calderón committed while in office.
£475.00


1813 (28 Oct) PAISLEY boxed Add! ½ (H/S110)
1813 (28 Oct) PAISLEY boxed Add! ½ (H/S110)

on EL to Edinburgh also PAISLEY mileage mark.
Precedes E.K.D.
£75.00


1814 (5  Jan) EDINBURGH boxed Add! ½
1814 (5 Jan) EDINBURGH boxed Add! ½

(H/S3) on EL to Hawick.
Very fine.
£24.00


1815 (15 Apr) LEITH boxed Add! ½
1815 (15 Apr) LEITH boxed Add! ½

(H/S 23) on EL to Dundee with Leith cds on reverse. Fine.
£24.00


1816 GLASGOW boxed ADD ½! mark on EL to Edinburgh.
1816 GLASGOW boxed ADD ½! mark on EL to Edinburgh.

(H/S 63).
Scarce Add Half mark.
£25.00


1816 (3 Feb) PAISLEY boxed Add ½ on cover to Edinburgh.
1816 (3 Feb) PAISLEY boxed Add ½ on cover to Edinburgh.

(H/S110). Straight line 'JOHNSTONE' on reverse.
A fine strike for this h/s which is usually very faint.
£36.00


1818 GLASGOW boxed ADD ½! mark on EL to Liverpool
1818 GLASGOW boxed ADD ½! mark on EL to Liverpool

(H/S 63).
Scarce Add Half mark.
£20.00


1819 (1 July) BERWICK boxed Add! ½ on EL to Dunbar.
1819 (1 July) BERWICK boxed Add! ½ on EL to Dunbar.

(H/S156). Clean and attractive.
Fine strikes of this Scottish Additional Half seem impossible to find and this is as good as any I have seen.
£40.00


1819 (7 May) PAISLEY boxed ½
1819 (7 May) PAISLEY boxed ½

(H/S111) on cover to Edinburgh. PAISLEY 408 - G mileage mark at left.
Fine.
£15.00


1819 (4 Apr) boxed ABERFELDY 471 - E mileage mark
1819 (4 Apr) boxed ABERFELDY 471 - E mileage mark

on cover to the Earl of Breadalbane in London with light Edinburgh boxed Add ½ (H/S18) struck in error as letter entitled to the franking priviledge and with crown Free mark in red.
£20.00


1819 (25 Mar) LONDON boxed ½
1819 (25 Mar) LONDON boxed ½

(H/S140) on EL from Inverness to Tunbridge Wells with INVERNESS 637 - E mileage mark
Note distinctive damage to frame line of ½ mark.
£9.00


1820 (2 Jun) EL from Martinique to France
1820 (2 Jun) EL from Martinique to France

with fine s/l 'MARTINIQUE' (Jamet 15) and two line 'COLONIES PAR NANTES.'
£90.00


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