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

50 lots
Lot 30415
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1888 1/2d Vermilion half sheet of 120, first setting without Jubilee lines, hinged in the margin only, fine for such a multiple, great for the overprint…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30416
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1888 4d on 4d Lilac & Black mint hr part og, fine appearance (SG £475)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30417
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1888 (Dec) 4d on 1d Lilac & Black mint og (small tone spot), mint og (heavy hinge) and nice used, plus 1888 1/2d mint (SG £360)
Estimate: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 30418
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1888 (Dec) 1/2d Grey-Black with DOUBLE OVERPRINT, mint hr, couple of faint tone spots mentioned for accuracy, fine (SG £500)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30419
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1888 (Dec) 1/2d Grey-Black with TRANSPOSED OVERPRINT (Protectorate / Bechuanaland), mint hr, small corner perf bend at lower left, fine appearance (SG…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30420
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 4d on 1/2d Vermilion overprint essay with “PROTECTORATE / FOURPENCE”, mint lh, very fine and rare
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30421
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 4d on 1/2d Vermilion overprint essay with “Protectorate / 4D”, mint lh, diagonal crease, rareNote: Illustrated in the Runner Post No.24 p.447
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30422
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 4d on 1/2d Vermilion group of 18 stamps with SPECIMEN ovpt (Holmes type 2), three mint, two unused and the rest used, showing various minor overprint…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30423
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 (Mar) 4d on 1/2d vermilion with GREEN OVERPRINT, Shoshong AP 11 cds, fine and rare, cert. Brandon (1987) (SG £1’500)Note: The surcharge was printed…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30424
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1889 (Mar) 4d on 1/2d vermilion with INVERTED OVERPRINT, indistinct cancel, fine and rare, ex Frazer, cert. RPS (1964) (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30425
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1890 1/2d Vermilion 15mm overprint mint & used (just cancelled at right) and 17mm overprint mint (toned perfs at top), fine (SG £750)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30426
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1897 1/2d Yellow-Green mint & used group of the three different settings written up on 2 album pages incl. SG56 irregular mint block of 28, SG57 mint block…
Estimate: 120 – 180 GBP
Lot 30427
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1897 1/2d Yellow-Green mint block of 21 from the top of the pane with inverted albino double print, fine and scarce multiple
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30428
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1897-1902 1/2d Vermilion mint lower right corner marginal “Q” control block (horizontal crease at top) and mint block of 40 (block of 8 at left with perf….
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 30429
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1897-1902 Jubilee issue with mint set, Specimen set (mixed condition), plus a few extras incl. forgeries and a cut out from the Fournier album of the different…
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 30430
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1904-13 KEVII group written up on album pages incl. 1d and 1s Specimens, mint blocks incl. 1s, mint and used sets incl. shades and a variety of cancels,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30431
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1904-13 KEVII 1/2d Blue-Green with SPECIMEN type GB16 ovpt, part og, fine and rare
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30432
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1904-13 2 1/2d Ultramarine with STOP AFTER P variety in mint nh strip of three with normals above and below, minor folding over of perfs in between, very…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30433
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1913-24 Simple Cypher mint CONTROLS collection written up on album pages, mostly in blocks of 6 or 4, with six 1/2d (C13, O20, R21, J17, S22), seven 1d…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30434
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1913-24 1/2d to 5s mint nh SPECIMENS (excl.1 1/2d), plus extra mint hr 1s, very scarce ovpt on the lower values, very fine, ex Rossi
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30435
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1913-24 2d Orange die I with INVERTED WATERMARK, Palapye Road cds, very fine and scarce, listed but unpriced by SG
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30436
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1913-24 Seahorses used group incl. Waterlow 5s with central Francistown cds, De La Rue 2s6d sepia, 2s6d pale brown on piece and Waterlow 5s vert. pair,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30437
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1914-15 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d and 5s Specimens plus 2s6d in sepia-brown and deep sepia-brown and 5s in rose-carmine (heavy gum creasing) and deep rose-carmine,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30438
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1914-15 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d with double overprint (one albino), mint hr, very well centred and very fine, cert. PFofSA (1981) (SG £300)
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30439
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1914-15 Waterlow Seahorses 5s rose-carmine with double overprint (one albino) mint nh, very fine, cert. Brandon (2007) (SG £375)
Estimate: 120 – 160 GBP
Lot 30440
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1914-15 Waterlow Seahorses 5s deep rose-carmine with double overprint (one albino) mint large part og, collector’s hs on reverse, fine (SG £375)
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 30441
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1916-19 Waterlow 2s6d Seahorse in grey-brown showing RE-ENTRY on lower stamp in top left corner marginal pair, a little perf. reinforcement in-between…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30442
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1916-19 De La Rue Seahorses mint group with three shades of the 2s6d and a 5s, mint hr, fine (SG £670)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30443
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1920-23 Bradbury Wilkinson Seahorses mint group with two shades of both the 2s6d and 5s, mint hr, fine to very fine (SG £400)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30444
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1920-23 Bradbury Wilkinson 2s6d in chocolate brown with MAJOR RE-ENTRY variety, mint nh, slight gum toning and the odd natural gum wrinkle, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30445
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1925-27 Block Cypher mint CONTROLS collection written up on album pages, mostly in blocks of 6 or strips of 3, with three 1/2d (E26, H27, L29), five 1d…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30446
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1925-27 1d Scarlet with INVERTED WATERMARK, Lobatsi cds, faint crease at top right not noticeable from the front, fine appearance and scarce, listed but…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30447
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1925-27 3d Violet with INVERTED WATERMARK, mint hr, very fine (SG £200)
Estimate: 50 – 60 GBP
Lot 30448
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1932 Definitive mint nh SPECIMEN set of 12, the 1s to 10s in lower left corner marginals and 2d to 4d left marginals, very fine (SG £450)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30449
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1932 Definitive mint nh set of 12, with 1 1/2d to 1s values in right marginal mint blocks of four, the 2s to 5s as singles and the 10s in a lower marginal…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30450
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1932 Definitive used set of 12 with Lobatsi cds, the 10s with a little discolouration at top, the rest fine to very fine (SG £600)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30451
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1935 Jubilee group written up on album pages incl. varieties, with 3d in mint nh block of four showing extra flagstaff variety on thin paper, 6d mint (hinged…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30452
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1935 Jubilee set with extra flagstaff variety in mint lower left corner marginal blocks of four, very fine (SG £795+)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30453
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1938-52 Issue group of 10 covers incl. scarce 1d War Fund label on cover with 1d & 1 1/2d tied by Melbourne arrival ds, eight covers to a book seller with…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30454
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1961 2 1/2c on 3d Bright Ultramarine with “spaced c” variety in lower pane marginal block of 12 (stamp no.9) with printer’s inscription and plate no. at…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30455
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1961 (Oct) 2 1/2c showing dramatic downward shift of the black tied to cover by Mahalapye 22.12.65 cds, addressed to Mrs Powell who discovered the sheet…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30456
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1961 (Oct) 2 1/2c block of four, 5c and 1R showing significant shifts of the black print, mint hinged, unusual group
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30457
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
1961 (Oct) 25c printer’s progressive proofs in 3 imperf. vertical pairs showing background, foreground and both, on ungummed watermarked paper (wmk inverted…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30458
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAGE DUES: 1926-61 Collection incl. 1926 mint set of singles and control blocks of six (some foxing with 1d strongly affected) plus 1d mint nh lower…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30459
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAGE DUES: Two covers: 1965 (May 5) commercial cover sent unfranked from Durban with “T 5c” hs and vert. strip of five 1961 1c on reverse tied by Lobatsi…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30460
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAL FISCALS: 1910 Postal Fiscal 6d Black & Orange-Brown, three mint hr examples showing overprint varieties; two with raised “B” of “Bechuanaland” (one…
Estimate: 260 – 320 GBP
Lot 30461
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAL FISCALS: 1911 (Apr 15) Envelope sent registered from Mochudi to Johannesburg with 1910 6d overprinted fiscal tied by cds, reverse with Kimberly…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30462
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAL FISCALS: 1921 1d scarlet mint block of four with double overprint (one albino), light diagonal gum bend on lower left stamp, fine, plus a normal…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30463
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
POSTAL FISCALS: 1923 (Aug 12) Envelope with two 1921 1d scarlet fiscals tied by Ghanzi cds, sent to a Trooper at the BP Police Camp in Mafeking, fine and…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30464
Bechuanaland » Bechuanaland Protectorate
TATI CONCESSIONS: 1897 1s to £5 Revenues mint nh set of 6 plus 1s and 10s used with violet oval cancel of the company, fine to very fine
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP