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Commonly used abbreviations used in this section:
CDS - Circular Date Stamp sometimes also called Counter Date Stamp.
FDI - First Day of Issue cancel TBA - information yet to be announced

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view larger back view image for First set of four cancelled with  duplex for DAWLISH dated JA 22 02. This cover serves no purpose other than philatelic and must have been done for the first day but sadly it was cancelled 3 weeks later!! Correctly cancelled 1250. Rare!
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1902 SG 215 etc First set of four cancelled with duplex for DAWLISH dated JA 22 02. This cover serves no purpose other than philatelic and must have been done for the first day but sadly it was cancelled 3 weeks later!! Correctly cancelled 1250. Rare!
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175.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add First set of four cancelled with  duplex for DAWLISH dated JA 22 02. This cover serves no purpose other than philatelic and must have been done for the first day but sadly it was cancelled 3 weeks later!! Correctly cancelled 1250. Rare!
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view larger back view image for 2d Agate POSTAGE DUE single on a small complete envelope cancelled with a bold LEIGH ON SEA - ESSEX dated 20 AP 14. The cover is endorsed ''FIRST DAY OF ISSUE''. A very rare cover.
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1914 SG D4 2d Agate POSTAGE DUE single on a small complete envelope cancelled with a bold LEIGH ON SEA - ESSEX dated 20 AP 14. The cover is endorsed ''FIRST DAY OF ISSUE''. A very rare cover.
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600.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 2d Agate POSTAGE DUE single on a small complete envelope cancelled with a bold LEIGH ON SEA - ESSEX dated 20 AP 14. The cover is endorsed ''FIRST DAY OF ISSUE''. A very rare cover.
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view larger back view image for The 1924 ''Wembley'' set of two with an additional stamp to make up the postage to NEW YORK cancelled with three upright strikes of the special EMPIRE EXHIBITION - WEMBLEY PARK 1924 double ring CDS dated 23 AP 1924. Rare FDC.
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1924 SG 430-431 The 1924 ''Wembley'' set of two with an additional stamp to make up the postage to NEW YORK cancelled with three upright strikes of the special EMPIRE EXHIBITION - WEMBLEY PARK 1924 double ring CDS dated 23 AP 1924. Rare FDC. 295.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add The 1924 ''Wembley'' set of two with an additional stamp to make up the postage to NEW YORK cancelled with three upright strikes of the special EMPIRE EXHIBITION - WEMBLEY PARK 1924 double ring CDS dated 23 AP 1924. Rare FDC. to your basket
view larger back view image for The 1d Brown ''Wembley'' single value from the set of two on a very fresh and lhean small hand addressed envelope crisply cancelled with the EMPIRE EXHIBITION slogan cancel dated APR 23 1924. Pretty!
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1924 SG 431 The 1d Brown ''Wembley'' single value from the set of two on a very fresh and lhean small hand addressed envelope crisply cancelled with the EMPIRE EXHIBITION slogan cancel dated APR 23 1924. Pretty! 125.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add The 1d Brown ''Wembley'' single value from the set of two on a very fresh and lhean small hand addressed envelope crisply cancelled with the EMPIRE EXHIBITION slogan cancel dated APR 23 1924. Pretty! to your basket
view larger back view image for PUC set of four on a small cover with benefit of clearly cancelled with a LONDON W.C. 'wavy line'  AND double ring CDS dated MAY 10 1929 to BEIROUT (with local backstamp) Has some foxing that looks worse on scan than in real life! Priced on condition.
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1929 SG 434-437 PUC set of four on a small cover with benefit of clearly cancelled with a LONDON W.C. 'wavy line' AND double ring CDS dated MAY 10 1929 to BEIROUT (with local backstamp) Has some foxing that looks worse on scan than in real life! Priced on condition. 195.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add PUC set of four on a small cover with benefit of clearly cancelled with a LONDON W.C. 'wavy line'  AND double ring CDS dated MAY 10 1929 to BEIROUT (with local backstamp) Has some foxing that looks worse on scan than in real life! Priced on condition. to your basket
view larger back view image for The PUC set of four low values of a matched set of three hand addressed buff coloured FDCs to the same person all cancelled with a BIRMINGHAM 'wavy line'' dated MAY 10 1929. Note, the envelopes are brown but not the stamps!
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1929 SG 434-437 The PUC set of four low values of a matched set of three hand addressed buff coloured FDCs to the same person all cancelled with a BIRMINGHAM 'wavy line'' dated MAY 10 1929. Note, the envelopes are brown but not the stamps! 75.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add The PUC set of four low values of a matched set of three hand addressed buff coloured FDCs to the same person all cancelled with a BIRMINGHAM 'wavy line'' dated MAY 10 1929. Note, the envelopes are brown but not the stamps! to your basket
view larger back view image for d Photogravure on a neatly typed postcard from LONDON SW1 to north London dated 19 NOV 1934
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1934 SG 439 d Photogravure on a neatly typed postcard from LONDON SW1 to north London dated 19 NOV 1934 7.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add d Photogravure on a neatly typed postcard from LONDON SW1 to north London dated 19 NOV 1934 to your basket
view larger back view image for 1d Photogravure together with d Block watermark on small plain FDC canncelled with a STEVENAGE double ring CDS dated 24 SP 34.
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1934 SG 440 1d Photogravure together with d Block watermark on small plain FDC canncelled with a STEVENAGE double ring CDS dated 24 SP 34. 7.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 1d Photogravure together with d Block watermark on small plain FDC canncelled with a STEVENAGE double ring CDS dated 24 SP 34. to your basket
view larger back view image for 1d Photogravure on a small postcard cancelled with a FOLKSTONE - KENT slogan dated 24 SEP 1934
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1934 SG 440 1d Photogravure on a small postcard cancelled with a FOLKSTONE - KENT slogan dated 24 SEP 1934 5.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 1d Photogravure on a small postcard cancelled with a FOLKSTONE - KENT slogan dated 24 SEP 1934 to your basket
view larger back view image for 1d Red-Brown Photogravure single on a complete AIRMAIL envelope to BIRMINGHAM cancelled with a PLYMOUTH - DEVON slogan dated 20 AUG 1934
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1934 SG 441 1d Red-Brown Photogravure single on a complete AIRMAIL envelope to BIRMINGHAM cancelled with a PLYMOUTH - DEVON slogan dated 20 AUG 1934 7.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 1d Red-Brown Photogravure single on a complete AIRMAIL envelope to BIRMINGHAM cancelled with a PLYMOUTH - DEVON slogan dated 20 AUG 1934 to your basket
view larger back view image for 1d Trd-Brown photogravure single on a very criso and clean early AIRMAIL first day cover clearly cancelled with a SOUTHAMPTON ''wavy line'' dated 20 AUG 1934. 

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1934 SG 441 1d Trd-Brown photogravure single on a very criso and clean early AIRMAIL first day cover clearly cancelled with a SOUTHAMPTON ''wavy line'' dated 20 AUG 1934.
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12.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 1d Trd-Brown photogravure single on a very criso and clean early AIRMAIL first day cover clearly cancelled with a SOUTHAMPTON ''wavy line'' dated 20 AUG 1934. 

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view larger back view image for 2d Orange Photogravure single on a  neat and clean very neatly opened envelope cancelled with a crisp GLASGOW wavy line cancel dated 21 JAN 1935.
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1935 SG 442 2d Orange Photogravure single on a neat and clean very neatly opened envelope cancelled with a crisp GLASGOW wavy line cancel dated 21 JAN 1935. 35.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 2d Orange Photogravure single on a  neat and clean very neatly opened envelope cancelled with a crisp GLASGOW wavy line cancel dated 21 JAN 1935. to your basket
view larger back view image for 2d Bright Blue Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER dated 18 MR 35.
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1935 SG 443 2d Bright Blue Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER dated 18 MR 35. 25.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 2d Bright Blue Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER dated 18 MR 35. to your basket
view larger back view image for 3d Reddish Violet Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER  dated 18 MR 35.
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1935 SG 444 3d Reddish Violet Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER dated 18 MR 35. 35.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add 3d Reddish Violet Photogravure single on a complete envelope endorsed ''First Day of Issue'' cancelled with a single crisp double ring CDS for THURMBY - LEICESTER  dated 18 MR 35. to your basket
view larger back view image for King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a clean and fresh unopened Registered (at CONDOVER) envelope clearly cancelled with two strikes on front and two on back of the CONDOVER - SHREWSBURY - SHROPSHIRE double ring CDS dated 7 MY 35. A gem!
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1935 SG 453-456 King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a clean and fresh unopened Registered (at CONDOVER) envelope clearly cancelled with two strikes on front and two on back of the CONDOVER - SHREWSBURY - SHROPSHIRE double ring CDS dated 7 MY 35. A gem! 375.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a clean and fresh unopened Registered (at CONDOVER) envelope clearly cancelled with two strikes on front and two on back of the CONDOVER - SHREWSBURY - SHROPSHIRE double ring CDS dated 7 MY 35. A gem! to your basket
view larger back view image for KIng George 5th Silver Jubilee on a small, neatly opened hand addressed Registered envelope to USA each stamp cancelled with an oval rubber REGISTERED cancel dated 7 MAY 35.
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1935 SG 453-456 KIng George 5th Silver Jubilee on a small, neatly opened hand addressed Registered envelope to USA each stamp cancelled with an oval rubber REGISTERED cancel dated 7 MAY 35.
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89.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add KIng George 5th Silver Jubilee on a small, neatly opened hand addressed Registered envelope to USA each stamp cancelled with an oval rubber REGISTERED cancel dated 7 MAY 35.
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view larger back view image for King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a small manilla REGISTERED local plain FDC each stamp clearly cancelled with a small steel CDS for WEST KILBRIDE dated 7 MY 35



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1935 SG 453-456 King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a small manilla REGISTERED local plain FDC each stamp clearly cancelled with a small steel CDS for WEST KILBRIDE dated 7 MY 35
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195.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King George 5th Silver Jubilee set of four on a small manilla REGISTERED local plain FDC each stamp clearly cancelled with a small steel CDS for WEST KILBRIDE dated 7 MY 35



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view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a handstamp addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes of the REGISTERED oval handstamp for SOUTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36. 



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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a handstamp addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes of the REGISTERED oval handstamp for SOUTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36.
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24.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a handstamp addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes of the REGISTERED oval handstamp for SOUTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36. 



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view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered handstamp cachet unaddressed FDC  cancelled with three crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - for RUISLIP  - MIDDLESEX
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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered handstamp cachet unaddressed FDC cancelled with three crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - for RUISLIP - MIDDLESEX 95.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered handstamp cachet unaddressed FDC  cancelled with three crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - for RUISLIP  - MIDDLESEX to your basket
view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!!
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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!! 110.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!! to your basket
view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly typed addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes on the front and two on the back of an oval REGISTERED BISHOPSGATE B.O. EC2 cancel. Dates are a little feint on front but very clear on back.
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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly typed addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes on the front and two on the back of an oval REGISTERED BISHOPSGATE B.O. EC2 cancel. Dates are a little feint on front but very clear on back. 40.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly typed addressed FDC cancelled with two strikes on the front and two on the back of an oval REGISTERED BISHOPSGATE B.O. EC2 cancel. Dates are a little feint on front but very clear on back. to your basket
view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly  addressed registered FDC with printed cachet cancelled with three strikes (and two on the back) of the CHARING CROSS - GLASGOW steel CDS dated 1 SP 36. 

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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly addressed registered FDC with printed cachet cancelled with three strikes (and two on the back) of the CHARING CROSS - GLASGOW steel CDS dated 1 SP 36.
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100.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a neatly  addressed registered FDC with printed cachet cancelled with three strikes (and two on the back) of the CHARING CROSS - GLASGOW steel CDS dated 1 SP 36. 

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view larger back view image for King Edward 8th  - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!!
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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!! 120.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th  - d, 1d and 2d values on Registered printed cachet FDC to BERMUDA cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's dated 1 SP 36 - QUEEN STREET - EXETER - DEVON. A royal related cancel!! to your basket
view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a hand addressed FDC cancelled with three firm strikes of a steel CDS reading ALSTON RD - BARNET dated 1 SP 36.  
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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a hand addressed FDC cancelled with three firm strikes of a steel CDS reading ALSTON RD - BARNET dated 1 SP 36.
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20.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a hand addressed FDC cancelled with three firm strikes of a steel CDS reading ALSTON RD - BARNET dated 1 SP 36.  
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view larger back view image for King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a REGISTERED handstamped addressed FDC cancelled with two  crisp steel CDS's on front and back for KINGSLEY PARK - NORTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36. A very rare cancel.

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1936 SG 457 459 460 King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a REGISTERED handstamped addressed FDC cancelled with two crisp steel CDS's on front and back for KINGSLEY PARK - NORTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36. A very rare cancel.
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150.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add King Edward 8th - d, 1d and 2d values on a REGISTERED handstamped addressed FDC cancelled with two  crisp steel CDS's on front and back for KINGSLEY PARK - NORTHAMPTON dated 1 SP 36. A very rare cancel.

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view larger back view image for Coronation single on small neat cover with typed address clearly cancelled LONDON SW1  - 13 MAY 1937. Buckingham Palace is also LONDON SW1
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1937 SG 461 Coronation single on small neat cover with typed address clearly cancelled LONDON SW1 - 13 MAY 1937. Buckingham Palace is also LONDON SW1 7.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add Coronation single on small neat cover with typed address clearly cancelled LONDON SW1  - 13 MAY 1937. Buckingham Palace is also LONDON SW1 to your basket
view larger back view image for Coronation single on a superb bi-colour unaddressed cover cancelled with a LONDON F. S. ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937. A foreign service cancel - unusual.
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1937 SG 461 Coronation single on a superb bi-colour unaddressed cover cancelled with a LONDON F. S. ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937. A foreign service cancel - unusual. 30.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add Coronation single on a superb bi-colour unaddressed cover cancelled with a LONDON F. S. ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937. A foreign service cancel - unusual. to your basket
view larger back view image for Coronation single on an unaddressed colour cachet FDC crisply cancelled with a LONDON SW1 ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937.
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1937 SG 461 Coronation single on an unaddressed colour cachet FDC crisply cancelled with a LONDON SW1 ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937. 30.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add Coronation single on an unaddressed colour cachet FDC crisply cancelled with a LONDON SW1 ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937. to your basket
view larger back view image for Coronation single on a small plain envelope cancelled with a 
''wavel line'' cancel for LONDON W1
dated 13 MAY 1937
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1937 SG 461 Coronation single on a small plain envelope cancelled with a ''wavel line'' cancel for LONDON W1 dated 13 MAY 1937 7.50 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add Coronation single on a small plain envelope cancelled with a 
''wavel line'' cancel for LONDON W1
dated 13 MAY 1937 to your basket
view larger back view image for Coronation single on a two colour illustrated cover with printed address cancell with a CROYDON - SURREY ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937
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1937 SG 461 Coronation single on a two colour illustrated cover with printed address cancell with a CROYDON - SURREY ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937 24.00 Add British Stamps First Day Covers - to George 6th Item: Add Coronation single on a two colour illustrated cover with printed address cancell with a CROYDON - SURREY ''wavy line'' cancel dated 13 MAY 1937 to your basket


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