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

148 lots
Lot 30357
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 Fiscals collection incl. “JPM” ovpt inverted on 1s, 2s6d, 10s and £5 mint plus 1s and £1 (unrecorded by Holmes) used, “JPM” upright used to £5 and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30358
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 Mint collection written up on album pages, with two 1d but one with small tear and ng, two 3d, 4d, 6d and 1s, as well as strip of three 3d, strip…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30359
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 Used group incl. 3d Orange with “6” numeral of Christiana and ms “17/3/84” date, not initialled by the postmaster (as the earlier usages weren’t),…
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
Lot 30360
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 4d Olive-Grey imperf. between horizontal pair (type 7 & 8), mint hr, fine and scarce variety (SG £800)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30361
Bechuanaland » Stellaland
1884 6d Lilac-Mauve imperf. between horizontal pair (type 4 & 5), mint og with large patch of gum missing at top which is slightly discoloured, fine and…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30362
Bechuanaland » Warren Expedition
1884-85 Military Telegraphs 1d, 3d, 6d, 1s (blued paper), 2s, 5, 10s (2 on blued paper) & £1 with SPECIMEN overprint (type 11 on £1 otherwise type 9),…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30363
Bechuanaland » Warren Expedition
1884-85 Military Telegraphs used group incl. unappropriated die 1d, 3d, 6d, 1s, 2s and 10s, plus ms 1s surch. on 5s with violet “Field Telegraph VR” JUL…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30364
Bechuanaland » Warren Expedition
1885 (Apr 19) Envelope to England from the Methuen correspondence with COGH 1884-90 1d red block of 6 cancelled by Barkley West cds with matching cds adjacent,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30365
Bechuanaland » Warren Expedition
1885 (Sep 11) Envelope from the Methuen correspondence with Cape of Good Hope 2d bistre tied by Barkly / G. W cds, Wyn-Berg arrival cds below, reverse…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
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