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

68 lots
Lot 30469
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
CROCODILE POOLS: 1900 (Apr 13) Envelope with Mafeking 1900 1s on 4d green & brown tied by Mafeking cds, endorsed “North” with reverse showing “CROCODILE…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30475
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
KANYE: 1900 & 1902 Two postcards; the first 1900 (Jan 27) 1d Postal stationery card from Kayne, Bechuanaland, to England, endorsed via “Beira” with Bulawayo…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30480
Bechuanaland » Postal History & Cancellations
MACLOUTSIE: 1899 (Nov 20) Envelope endorsed “On Active Service / No Stamps available”, with Macloutsie Nov 20 cds, reverse with Palapye Nov 23 and Bulawayo…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30887
South Africa » Anglo Boer War
1900 Envelope from Rustenburg, Transvaal, sent to England and redirected Norway, bearing 1/2d and 1d pair with Rustenburg “V.R.” overprints, some toning,…
Estimate: 12’000 – 15’000 GBP
Lot 30888
South Africa » Anglo Boer War
1900 Envelope sent registered from Denmark to a Danish POW at Diyatalawa camp in Ceylon, censored on arrival, franked 16ore & 20 ore, fine and rare
Estimate: 2’400 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 30889
South Africa » Anglo Boer War
1900 Transvaal 2d unused newspaper wrapper (H & G E3) overprinted “V.R.” in violet for RUSTENBURG, extremely rare, cert. Brandon (2008)
Estimate: 800 – 900 GBP
Lot 30890
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1853 4d Deep Blue on deeply blued paper in block of four, good to large margins, neat barred triangle cancels, light horizontal wrinkle, very fine appearance…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30891
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1855-63 1d Rose unused with good to very good margins, very fine and fresh (SG £800)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30892
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1855-63 1d Rose with partial 1865 Z.A.R. cds, minor faults with thin and cut into at right, a scarce cancellation on a Cape Triangular
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30893
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1855-63 4d Blue unused with fine to good margins, pressed crease at left, fine appearance (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30894
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1855-63 6d Pale Rose-Lilac mint part og with fine margins all around, light crease at left, fine appearance (SG £1’200)
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 30895
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1855-63 1s Deep Dark Green with lightly struck triangular cancel, good to very large margins, very fine and fresh (SG £550)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30896
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1861 Woodblock 1d carmine unused, just touched otherwise small margins, repaired/replaced lower left corner, very rare unused example (SG £30’000)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30897
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1861 “Woodblock” 1d carmine, close to good margins, barred cancel, two small corner creases, fine appearance, cert. RPS (1972) (SG £3’500)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30898
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1861 “Woodblock” 4d pale milky blue, fine to large margins, barred triangle cancel, very fine, cert. RPS (1983) (SG £2’000)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30899
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1861 “Woodblock” 4d Pale Grey-Blue, just cut into at foot, CGH barred triangle cancel, fine, cert. Sismondo (2001) (SG £2’000)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30900
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1861 Woodblock 4d deep bright blue, close to very good margins, barred triangular cancel, what looks like a natural paper wrinkle at lower left rather…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30901
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1863-64 4d Slate Blue mint part og, fine to very good margins, some tone spots otherwise fine and rare shade (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30902
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1863-64 4d Steel Blue, unused with part gum, good margins, fine and scarce (SG £2’250)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30903
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1863-64 1s Bright Emerald-Green mint og, fine to large margins, very fine (SG £650)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30904
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1863-64 1s Pale Emerald Green mint og, fine to large margins, fine and scarce (SG £1’400)
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 30905
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1871-76 Die proofs for the 1/2d value in blue and green, unknown status
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30906
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1871-76 5s yellow-orange, imperf. pair showing CANCELLED ovpt, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30907
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1879 3d on 4d blue, used, showing “THEEE” for “THREE”, fine and scarce (SG £275)
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 30908
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1884-90 1d rose-red, used with inverted wmk, fine and scarce (SG £300)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30909
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1893 1d on 2d pale bistre, pair and single, mint nh, showing two examples with “no stop” variety, fine (SG £200)
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 30910
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1893-98 New Colours 1/2d green to 5s brown-orange, complete set of eight in mint blocks of four, plus additional 1s shade, fresh and very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30911
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1893-98 5s brown-orange, mint block of four, fresh and very fine (SG £600)
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30912
South Africa » Cape of Good Hope
1900 Table Mountain Issue: Composite essay printed in carmine, close to the issued design and marked “D” and “Dupl” and dated “March 16th. 99”, a stunning…
Estimate: 15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Lot 30913
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 Envelope addressed locally within Mafeking, franked MAFEKING BESIEGED surcharge issues 3d on 1d (2), 1s on 4d and 6d on 3d, all tied by clear MAFEKING/MR.31.1900…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30914
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 6d on 3d COGH magenta tied to small piece by Mafeking AP 21 1900 cds, piece thinned but doesn’t look like it affects the stamp, ex Marie de la Queillerie…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30915
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 6d on 3d Magenta on a rather tired cover tied by Mafeking cds, reverse with Bulawayo transit and Woolwich arrival, plus 1d on 1/2d vermilion used…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30916
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 1s on 4d COGH sage-green pair with Mafeking MR 31 1900 cds, small tone spot at right, fine (SG £850+)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30917
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 1d on BP 1/2d vermilion (serif ovpt) strip of four (settings III to VI) tied to piece by Mafeking AP 13 1900 cds, very fine (SG £425)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30918
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 3d on BP 1d lilac (serif ovpt), five singles on pieces with complete Mafeking cds, showing ovpt settings I, II, III, V and VI (5 of the 6 settings),…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30919
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 6d on BP 3d purple on yellow (serif ovpt) tied to piece by Mafeking cds, very fine (SG £425)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30920
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 1d Major Goodyear on Bicycle deep blue on blue pair tied with Mafeking MY 15 cds, very fine (SG £500+)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30921
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 1d Major Goodyear on Bicycle deep blue on blue, top marginal tied on piece by complete Mafeking MY 11 cds, very fine (SG £275)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30922
South Africa » Mafeking
1900 3d Baden-Powell pale blue on blue (18.5mm wide) with Mafeking MY 5 cds, very fine (SG £400)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30923
South Africa » Natal
1897 1/2d brown reply card with additional franking 1882-89 1/2a blue-green, with marginal plate no. 2, addressed to Italy, fine
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30924
South Africa » Natal
1904 Official 1/2d to 1s mint set, very fine (SG £375)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30925
South Africa » Natal
1904 Official 1s carmine and pale blue with partial Durban cds, wrinkle at left, fine appearance (SG £275)
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30926
South Africa » Natal
1857-1908, Attractive chiefly used collection of Scott album pages, some primitives including two 1857 2d singles tied to piece, later issues include good…
Estimate: 1’200 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30927
South Africa » Natal
1859-1909, Collection of stamps & postal history on album pages with a range of used Chalons incl. 1862 1d on local cover, 1874-99 mint to 5s maroon plus…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30928
South Africa » New Republic
1886-87 1s violet on yellow paper, mint, showing “1/s” variety, tone spot and tiny pinhole, a rare error, cert. PF (1997) (SG £750)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30929
South Africa » New Republic
1887 1d violet on blue granite paper, mint TETE-BECHE pair and bottom stamp shows inverted arms, very fine and scarce (SG £550)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30930
South Africa » New Republic
1887 2d postal stationery envelope on white paper, with stamp imprint dated “4 JAN 87”, cancelled black oval Vrijheid/15.MAR.87 ds, addressed to W.H.M….
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’400 GBP
Lot 30931
South Africa » New Republic
1886-87, Mint & used collection on Yvert album pages comprising 23 singles with values from 1d to £1, see complete set of scans on the web, fine
Estimate: 120 – 200 GBP
Lot 30932
South Africa » Orange Free State
1890-91 1d on 3d Ultramarine with double surcharge variety, neat “21” numeral, very fine, cert. Rendon (1988) (SG £275)
Estimate: 70 – 90 GBP
Lot 30933
South Africa » Orange Free State
1900 1d on 1d Deep Brown error of colour with neat partial cds, very fine, cert. RPS (1976) (SG £400)
Estimate: 200 – 240 GBP