December 2018 Auction Series – 3/12/2018 – 7/12/2018

49 lots
Lot 30366
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 Issue collection written up on 5 pages incl. mint singles to 1s (slightly mixed condition) and a range of mint & used with minor constant varieties…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30367
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 Issue selection of multiples, with blocks of four of the wmk CC 1/2d, 3d and 4d, wmk anchor 1/2d, 1d (small stain) and 1d corner marginal with…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30368
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 1/2d Grey-Black wmk Crown CC with double overprint (one in lake and one in black), mint large part og, fine, cert. Brandon (1979) (SG £750)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30369
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 1/2d Grey-Black wmk Anchor with “ritish” variety, mint large hr, slightly toned gum, fine and rare, cert. Holcombe (1990) (SG £2’750)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30370
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 1d Rose-Red wmk Anchor with “ritish” variety, mint hr, slightly toned gum, fine and very rare, cert. Holcombe (1988) and BPA (1990) (SG £4’250)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30371
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 2d Bistre wmk Anchor with double overprint variety, partial BONC leaving variety clear, very fine and rare, cert. Holcombe (1988) and BPA (1975)…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30372
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1885-87 2d Bistre wmk Anchor inverted, barred oval cancel, slightly toned and closed tear at right, currently the only known example, cert. Brandon (1985)…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30373
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) 1/2d Vermilion group on 2 pages incl. marginal pair with “L” control, left marginal vertical block of 14, right marginal block of 6, three blocks…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30374
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 Unappropriated Die (without British Bechuanaland ovpt) 1d to £5 gummed imperf. plate proofs set of 13 values with SPECIMEN ovpts (all type 9 ovpt…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30375
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die 1d to £5 and 1/2d vermilion with SPECIMEN ovtps (type BEC2) plus 1/2d vermilion with type 9 ovpt, the 5s and £5 with some…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30376
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die 1d to 10s mint short set with extras incl. SPECIMEN ovpt (Holmes type 3) on 1d to 10s short set, mostly fine (SG £1’100+)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30377
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die 1d to £1 used selection on two album pages, the £1 with “MARIBOGO / B.B.” JA 10 88 cds, minor staining and cert. Brandon…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30378
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Dies 1d, 6d, 1s, 2s, 2s6d, 5s, £1 and £5 with “CANCELLED” overprint, mix of no gum and part gum, green stamps a little faded,…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30379
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die £1 Lilac & Black mint og, very fine with fresh colour, scarce, cert. BPA (1979) (SG £900)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30380
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die £5 Lilac & Black mint og, some tone spots, fine with fresh colour, rare (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30381
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Jan) Unappropriated Die £5 with “MOCHUDI / B.B” 2 MR 06 cds, very fine and rare, cert. RPS (1980) (SG £1’700)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30382
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Sep-Nov) Issue mint & used selection written up on 4 pages incl. mint set, 2d on 2d with curved foot used, a range of used in piece with three 1d…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30383
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Sep-Nov) 2d on 2d with “curved foot to 2” variety, mint hr and used singles, used with Mafeking cds and light crease, mint example fine (SG £500)Note:…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30384
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Sep-Nov) 2d on 2d Lilac & Black with GREEN overprint, “555” numeral, minor discolouration, fine and very rare, cert. Brandon (1987) and PFoSA (1988)…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30385
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 4d on 4d mint hr, couple of tone spots, fine (SG £425)
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 30386
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Dec) Issue mint & used selection written up on 2 pages incl. mint block of four (couple of small tone spots), three mint singles (one showing second…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30387
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Dec) 1/2d Grey-Black group written up on 2 album pages incl. Specimen ovpt type BEC 1 (one toned perf.), mint double ovpt (one vertical) variety…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30388
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1888 (Dec) 1/2d Grey-Black with double overprint with one vertical and “British” omitted, mint og (slightly toned and odd toned perf.), fine and rare variety,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30389
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 (Nov) 1d Red-Carmine (reading upwards) with “BRITISH” largely omitted, regummed, pulled perf. at top, fine appearance and very rare, only one other…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30390
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 1d & 2d (reading upwards) collection written up on 7 pages with specialisation in overprint varieties, with mint blocks of four, SPECIMEN type BEC2…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30391
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 1d Carmine-Red (reading upwards) with “BECHUANALAND. / BRITISH” transposed overprint, “555” BONC, fine, a unique variety, unpriced by Stanley Gibbons,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30392
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 2d Bistre (reading upwards) mint nh left and right panes of 60, with left pane R3/3 showing variety no stop after “Bechuanaland”, both with some minor…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30393
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 2d Bistre (reading upwards) mint complete sheet of 120 (missing margins at left and right side only), with left pane R3/3 showing variety no stop…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30394
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 2d Bistre (reading upwards) with “no stop after Bechuanaland” variety in mint block of four, large hinge remnants on upper and lower pair, faint…
Estimate: 140 – 160 GBP
Lot 30395
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 2d Bistre (reading upwards) block of 24 with “OOTSI / SOUTH AFRICA” 26 APR 99 cds (CTO), with pos.15 showing the “no stop after Bechuanaland” variety,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30396
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 2d Bistre (reading upwards) with “no stop after Bechuanaland” variety, “GABERONES / BBP” cds, very fine (SG £350)
Estimate: 120 – 180 GBP
Lot 30397
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891 2d Bistre (reading upwards) with variety inverted “u” for second “n” in “Bechuanaland”, mint og, very fineNote: See Runner Post No.57 pp.1396-1397…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30398
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 1d Lilac & Jubilee issue group written up on album pages incl. 1d to 6d SPECIMENS type BEC2 and 4d type 9, mint set in blocks of four, 1d “R”…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30399
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 1d to 1s SPECIMEN (type GB9) set of 5, mint hr, very fine, much scarcer than the usual type BEC2 Specimen
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30400
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 4d Green & Purple-Brown mint pane of 20, setting 4B, some creasing at top affecting one stamp, a little perf. separation and vertical fold after…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30401
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1891-1904 4d Green & Purple-Brown bisect on cover, initialled “RM / PM” by the Postmaster, tied by Palapaye Station MR 12 00 cds with further strike adjacent,…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30402
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d Carmine-Red (reading downwards) mint nh left pane of 60 (missing margins at left), three stamps at lower left with creasing, great for the overprint…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30403
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d Carmine-Red (reading downwards) with overprint error reading upwards, showing the distinctive broken “ch” indicating that it comes from the…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30404
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d Carmine-Red (reading downwards) complete sheet (missing margins at left and right side only), with right pane R1/3 showing inverted “u” for…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30405
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d & 2d (reading downwards) collection written up on 12 pages with specialisation in overprint varieties with listed and minor varieties on mint…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30406
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d Carmine-Red (reading downwards) with “BRITISH” omitted, mint part og, thin at right side, fine appearance and very rare variety (SG £4’250)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30407
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 1d Carmine-Red (reading downwards) with “BECHUANALAND. / BRITISH” transposed overprint, mint part og, fine and scarce variety, ex County, cert….
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30408
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) right pane of 60 (missing two pieces of margins at lower left only and some margin reinforced), with R1/3 showing…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30409
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) mint block of six showing both no dots on “i” of “British” and inverted “u” for second “n” in “Bechuanaland”, hinge…
Estimate: 120 – 180 GBP
Lot 30410
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) with double overprint, the second being weaker as all the examples are from Gaberones, with light cds, one toned…
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30411
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) with double overprint, Kanye cds, fine variety (SG £700)
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30412
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) with double overprint, Mochudi cds, fine variety, cert. BPA (1980) (SG £700)
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30413
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) with “BRITISH” omitted, two examples in re-joined vertical pair with Ramoutsa cds, fine and scarce variety (SG £1’000)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30414
Bechuanaland » British Bechuanaland
1893-95 2d Bistre (reading downwards) with “BECHUANALAND. / BRITISH” transposed overprint, mint part og (slightly toned gum), fine and scarce variety,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP