Great Britain 1876 8d die proof, SG156var. A very fine die proof without corner letters or plate numbers, printed in black on white glazed card (61 x 92mm), dated at top left "June 13. 1876". A scarce and attractive piece.
Aden 1937 (1 APR) registered 'J. Stephen' cover, SG10/12, from ADEN CAMP to Isle of Man, bearing Dhow 2r, 5r, 10r, tied with individual very fine strikes of circular date stamps on first day of issue, with blue/white registration label at lower left. The 2r with trivial soiling from cancel but most attractive and scarce.
Aden King George VI 1937 “Dhows” ½a to 10r set of 12, SG1/12.
A fine mint lightly mounted set of fresh appearance of this very popular set being the first stamps issued from the former capital of the People's Republic of South Yemen. Aden was only a British Crown Colony from 1937 to 1963.
The Stanley Gibbons catalogue price for this set is £1,200.
Aden King George VI 1939-48 ½a to 10r sepia and violet set of 13, SG16/27. A fine quality unmounted mint set of this stunning pictorial set of stamps. Aden was only a British Crown Colony from 1937 to 1963. The Stanley Gibbons catalogue price for this set is £120.