Important Stamps and Covers of the World

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Important Stamps and Covers of the World

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AscensionGreat Britain Used in Ascension1881-1922 collections of loose stamps and postal history arranged on three Hagners pages including 1881 1d. lilac (3, one on cover), 1902-11 ½d., 1d. (5, two on card/cover), 2d., 6d. pair, 1s. (3), 1912 ½d. with control "B12" on cover, 1912-22 2d.(4, two on cover), 3d., 6d. (3 on piece). Mixed condition with fine, an interesting lot .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

AscensionGreat Britain Used in Ascension1902-11 ½d. green, 1d. red bisected diagonally and 2½d. blue on 1911 (20 June) Barker envelope registered to England, all tied by Ascension c.d.s., showing "R/49" registration label with Ascension c.d.s. and, on reverse, London" transit c.d.s. (5.7);, very fine and rare. S.G. Z21, Z22var, Z25. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1922 ½d. to 3/- set of nine on three 1924 (27 Jan.) Wilson envelopes registered to England, a fine and rare group. S.G. 1/9. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie ProofsFrame master showing uncleared surrounds and with guide marks on all four sides, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) and unmarked. Very rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie ProofsVignette master with portions of the design uncleared and showing large uncleared surrounds with guide marks for the frame, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), unmarked. Very rare. Photoprovenance: Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie ProofsVignette, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", marked in pencil "Die 2" and dated "25/3/22". Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs1d. frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs4d. frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "30/4/24", fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs5d. frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", marked "Value O.K.", initialled, and dated "22/4/27", fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs1/- frame, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs2/- frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", fine. Rare. Photoprovenance: Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueDie Proofs3/- frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening", fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1924-33 "Badge" IssueSpecimen Stamps½d. to 3/- set of twelve, each overprinted "specimen", large part original gum, very fine. S.G. 10s-20s, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie ProofsMaster proof of square head in black, sunk on wove paper (89x70mm) with faint impression of separate strike at left. The paper with a few folds though attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie ProofsVignette in black for the 1d., 2d., 8d. and 2/6d. on thin wove paper (45x64mm.), state 4 showing the incorrect latitude at "8 55´s" which was corrected in the issued stamp to read "7 55´s". Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie ProofsVignette in black for the 1d., 2d., 8d. and 2/6d. on thin wove paper (44x62mm.), state 4 showing the incorrect latitude at "8 55´s" which was corrected in the issued stamp to read "7 55´s". Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs½d., three vignette progressive proofs in blue on thick wove paper, marked in pencil at foot "1" (105x79mm.), "2" (52x62mm.) and "3" (51x62mm.), (light crease), the last reflecting the final design with more details in the sky, etc. Very rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs½d. complete design in black and blue, stamp-size on thin wove paper and affixed to piece (87x34mm.) endorsed in pen "Appd for die", initialled and dated "20/2/34". Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d./2d./8d./2/6d. vignette in black on thick wove paper (72x97mm.), early state showing the incorrect latitude at "8 55'S" which was corrected in the issued stamp to read "27 55'S". Fine. Photoprovenance:Ex. BarefootSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d./2d./8d./2/6d. vignette in black on thick wove paper (67x61mm), a later state showing near complete design but incorrect latitude '8 55'S'. Paper with a few negligible folds, not detracting from the fine appearance. Photoprovenance:Ex. BarefootSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d./2d./8d./2/6d. vignette in black on thick wove paper (61x51mm), a later state showing near complete design but incorrect latitude '8 55'S'. Paper with a few negligible folds, not detracting from the fine appearance. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. with design incomplete at right, in black and blue on thick wove paper (73x43mm.) with vignette misplaced to left. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. complete design in black and blue with vignette shifted significantly low. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x45mm.) with vignette misplaced slightly to foot. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. stamp-size complete design in black and blue on thick card, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. vignette in black on thick wove paper (70x49mm.), believed to be in the final state with reversed engraved "1/2" (partially trimmed) at top. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. stamp-size complete design in black and blue on wove paper and affixed to ledger piece (109x40mm) marked 'Approved for die' initialled and dated '18/3/34'. Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x54mm.). Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. complete design in black and blue, stamp size, mounted on card (41x23mm). Fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5d. complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x53mm.), fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5d. complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x55mm.), fine. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs8d. incomplete frame lacking solid shading around lettering, etc., in blue on thick wove paper (61x100mm.). Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs8d. complete design in black and blue, stamp-size on thin wove paper and affixed to piece (71x49mm.) defaced by pencil, dated "9/2/34" and marked "Rejected" due to an extra river in front of the turtle's head in the design, fine. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs8d. complete design in black and blue, stamp-size on thin wove paper and affixed to piece (70x45mm.) marked "Appd for die", initialled and dated "20/2/34". Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs8d. complete design in black and blue, stamp-size on thin wove paper (25x41mm) fine and very attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1/- frame in carmine on thick wove paper (101x60mm.); vertical crease at centre. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1/-., three vignette progressive proofs in black on thick wove paper, marked in pencil at foot "1" (64x51mm.), "2" (64x51mm.) and "3" (51x62mm.), (light crease), the last reflecting the final design with more details including inscribed "wideawake fair". Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1/- complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (64x44mm.); light diagonal crease at upper right corner. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5/- complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x62mm.), fine. Rare. Photoprovenance:Vestey, October 2010Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5/- complete design in black and blue on thin wove paper (63x54mm), some minor adhesion from previous mount, otherwise fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5/- complete design in black and blue, stamp-size on card (41x25mm), fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1934 Pictorial IssueIssued StampsA mint and used collection written up in a bound Oriel album and loose on stock cards including the set perforated 'specimen', set in multiple marginal blocks of four, all with plate block, 'Teardrop' flaws 1d. (3, two in pair with normal), 2d., 8d. mint and used block of four, bottom left stamp with variety, 2/6d mint and used, also imprint set used each value neatly cancelled by registered d.s., blocks and strips used, ½d., 1d. and 1½d. in complete sheets, covers 50+, mostly registered, one to Switzerland bearing 1d., 1½d., 2d. and 3d., to Glasgow be...

Ascension1935-70 postal history collection including 1935 Jubilee set on registered cover to England, 1937 Coronation set on 1939 registered cover posted on board of "M. V. Dunbar Castle", 1944 registered envelope size "F" to unusual destination India bearing 3d. and 4d., 1948 Silver Jubilee set fdc and 1953 mixed Ascension 1d. and St. Helena 6d. registered cover to Scotland. A delightful lot for postal historian, viewing encouraged .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1937 Coronation 1d. to 3d. imperforate set of three, perforated "specimen" from the De La Rue archives, 1d. and 2d. left marginal examples, mint large part of fresh gum, very fine and rare. RPS Certificate (1987) for each. S.G. 35s/37s var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1938-53 Issue½d. to 10/- photographic essays, ten different values each with the head area blank, very fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension½d. to 10/- set of eleven locally handstamped "specimen" (18.75x2mm.) in black and affixed to Post Office notice inscribed "Ascension Postage Stamp", ½d., 6d., 2/6d. and 5/- are perf. 13½, 1d., 3d., 4d., 1/- and 10/- are perf. 13, 1½d. and 2d. are perf. 14. BPA certificate (1993). A rare showpiece item. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1938-53 IssueA lower marginal imprint block of four mint mounted/unmounted collection arranged on written up pages with values up to 10/- divided by perforation and shades, generally fine, a great group, very difficult to assemble. (34 blocks). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1938-53 IssueA specialised variety mint mounted/unmounted collection, often in blocks, arranged on written up pages with values up to 10/- identified for perforation, shade and variety, including ½d. long centre bar to E, 1d. mountaineer flaw, ½d. davit flaw, 10/- (3 blocks of four), generally fine, a fantastic lot for the specialist. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1938-53 IssueA mint and used collection arranged on pages including ½d. to 10/- complete with all listed shades and perforations (3, two mint), also duplicated blocks of four with values up to 5/-, generally fine, a lot worth a direct inspection .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ascension1956 ½d. to 10/- set of thirteen in lower right corner blocks of four with plate number, with extra blocks for the 1d. and 2½d. showing Plate 1a, fresh unmounted, very fine and attractive. S.G. 57/69, £560++ .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australia1914-20 Single watermark, single line perf 14¼ 1d. carmine-red Die II, cancelled by "woodbridge/2 de 14" c.d.s., superb used. A rare dated example. Drury Certificate (2013). BW 70(1)f, $5,250; S.G. 21a, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australia1914-20 Single watermark, single line perf 14¼ 1d. deep pink salmon eosin, fine used Drury Certificate (1999). BW 71S/SA, $2,250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australia1915-27 Third watermark, £2 grey and crimson, centred very slightly to right, fresh and fine unmounted mint. S.G. 45a; BW 56B, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australia1915-27 Third watermark, £2 grey and crimson, well-centred, fine used. S.G. 45a, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) AustraliaPostage Due190 perf 11 10/- dull green, well-centred, fresh and very fine mint. S.G. D61, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850 Sydney View 1d. Carmichael's essay horizontal pair, fine and scarce. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850 Sydney View 2d. Prussian blue Plate II worn impression, a superb lower left corner example showing variety "crevit" omitted, large to huge margins on three sides, good on the fourth, neatly cancelled "62" (Morpeth) leaving variety clearly visible. A premium example. S.G. 26g, £700+. Photoprovenance:Dr. W.R.D WigginsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850 Sydney View, 2d. ultramarine Plate IV worn impression vertical pair with sheet margins at top and at foot, both cancelled by Sydney dumb obliterator, fine. A rare multiple showing the make-up of the sheet being 12x2 with only a couple of examples recorded. S.G. 31. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850-51 Sydney View 3d. myrtle-green on soft wove paper, good to large margins, fine used. A rare and under-rated shade. RPSV Certificate (2007). S.G. 40, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850-51 Sydney View 3d. yellowish green on laid paper, [18] with no whip, large to huge margins, fine used. S.G. 43f, £900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1850 (16 Aug.) entire from Sydney to London, marked "p John Knox", bearing Sydney View 3d. emerald-green with good to very large margins tied by dumb obliterator, showing manuscript "8", oval "paid ship letter/sydney" d.s. in red with arrival datestamp (2.1) on reverse. A fine early cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1852 (Dec.) Laureated, imperf 3d. yellow-green with good to large margins on three sides, close at right, unused without gum, very fine. S.G. 67. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1855 Diadem, imperf 5d. dull green with watermark inverted, large even margins, lovely colour, superb unused. S.G. 88, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1856 Diadem imperf 1d. orange-red, printed on both sides, the second impression inverted, small margin at foot, touched on other sides, cancelled "151" of Condamine (Moreton Bay District), fine. The only example recorded. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). S.G. 109a, £2500. PhotoNote: This error was recorded by Bassett Hull in 1911 and occurs in two different shades. The only unused example is in the orange-vermilion shade. This stamp, in orange-red, is the only used example in private hands. The Royal Collection has two examples.provenance:Victor Frankenstein, May 2...

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1856-60 Diadem imperf 3d. yellow-green, small to large margins, unused without gum, very fine. S.G. 115, £1800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1860 Diadem, perf 12 1/- brownish red, unused without gum, very fine. S.G. 152, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1862 Diadem, perf 13 1/- rose-carmine with margin at left showing convolvulus pattern, unused with large part original gum, good colour, very fine. S.G. 168. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1862-65 no watermark, perf 14 2d. pale blue lower right corner strip of four with wing-margin at right, unused with large part original gum; the first stamp with light crease and the lower right corner of margin clipped, otherwise very fine. S.G. 188, £1,000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South Wales1873 (1 Oct.) envelope to USA, marked "Per China, via Brindisi", bearing 1871 2d. and "ninepence" on 10d. tied by two strikes of Sydney duplex, showing red crayon "2", London Paid (24.11) and New York (8.12) transit datestamps in red with New Bedford arrival c.d.s. on reverse; the envelope with part of flap missing. An attractive and very rare usage of the 9d. and 10d. on commercial cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South WalesOfficial Stamps1882-85 2d. blue with interpanneau margin at left, variety overprint double, fresh unmounted mint. B.P.A. Certificate (2009). S.G. O21ca, £900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South WalesOfficial Stamps1882-85 1/- black with variety overprint double, fine used. RPSV Certificate (2009). S.G. O33ba, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesNew South WalesOfficial Stamps1891 "Halfpenny" on 1d. grey, variety overprint double, fine mint. The finest of the three known examples and grossly undercatalogued. B.P.A. Certificate (1965). S.G. O55a. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesQueensland1880 (Feb.) "Half-penny" on 1d. reddish brown, Die II, fine unused with part original gum. Ceremuga Certificate (2014). S.G. 151a, £850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesSouth Australia1906-12 thick "postage", perf 12 1/- brown vertical pair imperforate between, slight bend at top otherwise superb and fresh mint. Rare, eight pairs recorded. S.G. 288a, £2,750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesSouth AustraliaOfficial Stamps1874 watermark Large Star, perf 11½-12½ 4d. dull violet with overprint inverted, cancelled by G.P.O. Adelaide c.d.s., small closed tear at top left otherwise fine. Unlisted in Stanley Gibbons. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesSouth AustraliaOfficial Stamps1891-96 perf 10 1d. deep green strip of three, variety overprint double, fine mint, the centre stamp unmounted. One of the few known multiples. S.G. O54a, £825+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesSouth AustraliaOfficial Stamps1891-99 perf 13 ½d. brown pair, variety overprint triple, twice sideways, fine mint. Very rare with only a strip of four and two pairs recorded. S.G. O68a, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1853 1d. blue on medium soft yellowish paper, large margins and neatly cancelled, superb. S.G. 2. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1858 6d. plate proof in black on wove paper, a block of four with margin at foot, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1868-69 watermark double-lined numeral, serrated perf 19 at Hobart, 2d. yellow-green with Colonial Treasury 15 December 1868 datestamp, fine. Rare. S.G. 119. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1870 Sideface, perf 11½ 10d. black strip of four imperforate between stamp and margin at left, unused with large part original gum, very fine. Rare with only two other mint pieces recorded. S.G. 134. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1892 "Appendix" sheet (168x281mm.) dated June 18th 1891" bearing imperforate 6d. "postage & revenue" Imperium trials in dull purple (8, four with white background and four with shaded background) and in green (4) with shaded background, with suggested denomination alongside each, all with hand painted country name in Chinese white, the sheet marked "The 1d. and 2d. duties are included in the above colour scheme, although we believe that it is proposed at present to produce the stamps from existing plates. If so, it will be necessary to print them in Doubly Fugiti...

(x) Australian ColoniesTasmania1899 Pictorial, De La Rue imperforate plate proofs comprising 2d. in deep violet (issued colour), 2½d. in ochre and 4d. in deep grey-green, all on wove paper, the 2½d. and 4d. with part and large part gum respectively, very fine. PhotoNote: Each of the plate proofs recorded from the De La Rue printings are unique individual colours.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoriaHalf-LengthsThird State of Dies, the so-called "White Veils"3d. deep blue [6] showing retouch in right frame, unused without gum. A superb example of this retouch with only eight examples recorded across all of the retouches, this example being more significant being in the rarer deep blue shade. RPSV Certificate (2021). S.G. 14c. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoriaHalf-LengthsJ.S. Campbell & Co.3d. blue block of four [15-16/21-22] with good to large margins, all lightly cancelled; some faults including thin, crease and [22] with small central hole, none of which significantly affects the attractive appearance. A rare multiple. S.G. 24. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoriaHalf-LengthsCampbell & Fergusson3d. Prussian blue showing retouch under "c" of "victoria", good to large margins and neatly cancelled. A superb example and the finest recorded of this grossly under-catalogued stamp. S.G. 30b. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoriaHalf-LengthsCampbell & Fergusson3d. milky blue showing retouch under "c" of "victoria", good to large margins, centrally cancelled "1", fine. A superb example and the finest recorded of this grossly under-catalogued stamp. S.G. 30a/b. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854 (4 May) mourning envelope from Melbourne to Yorkshire via Panama, marked "Per Golden Age", bearing Half-Length 1853 4th printing "white veils" 3d. deep blue pairs (2) with the left stamp of the left pair showing spectacular retouch completely obliterating the corner "e", all cancelled by Barred Oval "1", showing manuscript "2/-", "melbourne/victoria" oval d.s. below with London and arrival datestamps (18.5) on reverse; the right-hand pair with defect at upper right. A rare and desirable cover. B.P.A. Certificate (2019). S.G. 14a, 14c. PhotoNote: This cover...

Australian ColoniesVictoria1854 (1 June) envelope from Sandhurst to Sydney, bearing on reverse 1854 Queen on Throne, Campbell & Co, Stone 9 2d. grey-brown, nine singles [10, 11, 24, 28, 29 (on face), 34, 46 and 49] tied by Barred Oval "5", showing despatch (on face), Melbourne and arrival datestamps; Seybold h.s. on face, some small stains and three are defective though a rare and spectacular franking. B.P.A. Certificate (2010). Photoprovenance:John F. SeyboldR.A. PerrySubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeEssays6d. lithographed sheetlet of six (3x2) in yellow-green on thin wove paper, presumed to have been prepared by Campbell & Fergusson in a bid to win the 6d. contract, fine. The only such sheetlet in private hands. PhotoNote: Two other sheetlets, in yellow-green and in pale blue, are in the Royal collection.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeSerpentine Roulette 18-196d. orange-yellow [10], unused, slight thinning and a touch soiled but of good appearance. Very rare with about a dozen unused examples recorded, one of which is in the Tapling collection. S.G. 60, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1854 (24 Nov.) entire from Melbourne to London, marked "Law papers", bearing imperf 3d. dull orange interpane strip of six [25-46,-47-48-49-50] with close to good margins, just into at top of [46-48], paying the 3/- packet rate to UK for 14-16oz. plus 1/- ship postage clearly tied by Barred Oval "1", showing arrival Paid c.d.s. (5.3) in red with despatch datestamp on reverse. An exceptional usage of the 6d. being the equal largest used multiple in private hands on or off cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in ad...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1854 (30 Dec.) entire letter to Goulbourn, bearing imperf 6d. reddish brown pair (one with small corner crease) with small to large margins, neatly tied by Barred Oval "1" with Melbourne datestamp alongside and showing, on reverse, "yass/new s. wales" oval d.s. (6.1)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1855 (9 Apr.) double rate entire letter from Queenscliff to Melbourne, bearing imperf 6d. dull orange pair [14-15] with close to good margins, clearly tied by Barred Oval "62" (rated R), showing despatch datestamp at right with light arrival datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1855 (8 Oct.) entire from Colac to USA, bearing imperf 6d. dull orange (faults) tied by clear Barred Oval "25", showing manuscript "5" in red and "26 Cents", handstruck "d5" and "33" with, on reverse, despatch, Melbourne, Australian Packet Liverpool (17.1) and Boston (2.2) datestamps, and very fine straight-line "art-2" accountancy mark; some wear along folds. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1856 (13 Jan.) entire from Melbourne to Hobart, marked "pr Black Swan", bearing single-line roulette 6½ 6d. dull orange [26] (roulettes on three sides) tied by Barred Numeral "1" and showing boxed "ship letter inwards free" d.s. in red. PhotoNote: The date of this cover predates by some 19 months the start of "official" rouletting in August 1857.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1856 (16 Feb.) double rate envelope from Melbourne to Scotland, marked "p Hellespont via Singapore", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange pair [47-48] tied by Barred Numeral "1", showing manuscript "1/11" and "6" in red, circular-framed "more/to/pay", London Paid transit c.d.s. (28.4) and, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1857/58 front from Campaspie to London, marked "p Simla via Marseilles", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange [40] with Half-Length Campbell & Fergusson 3d. Stone B and Octagonal 1/- (cut to shape), each cancelled by Barred Oval "31" (rated RRRR). A fine example of the 1/9d. rate to U via Marseilles for a ¾oz. letter. PhotoNote: This steamer made four homeward sailings between February 1857 and February 1858.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1857 (28 July) entire to Sydney bearing imperf 6d reddish brown with margin at right, [4] clearly tied by Barred Numeral "'4" (Sandhurst), showing legible despatch datestamp at left with, on reverse, Melbourne and fne "ship letter/sydney" (3.8) datestampsSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1857 (14 Oct.) envelope from Melbourne to England, marked "per S.S.S. Simla", bearing rouletted 7½-8½ 6d orange-yellow (roulettes at sides only) tied by Barred Numeral "1", showing London Paid c.d.s. (9.12) in red with despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse. Not listed separately by Gibbons and exceedingly rare on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1857 (16 Nov.) double rate envelope from Melbourne to Ireland, marked

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1857 (Dec.) envelope from Melbourne to New Brunswick, bearing imperf 6d. reddish brown pair [29-30] and Emblems imperf 2d. pale lilac, both tied by Barred Numeral "1", showing handstruck "d1" and manuscript "6" in red, London Paid transit c.d.s. and, on reverse, various transit and arrival datestamps. A rare cover overpaid 2d. and one of only two to New Brunswick bearing the Woodblock 6d. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (4 Jan.) entire from Melbourne to Sydney, bearing Calvert roulette 8-9 marginal 6d. orange-yellow [35] with roulettes on three sides with double roulettes at right, tied by Barred Numeral "1" and showing, on reverse, despatch and "ship letter/sydney" datestamps. PhotoNote: The vertical lines of rouletting are not parallel, indicating the use of a single line rouletter, and it is suggested this may have been an early experiment by Calvert prior to adopting his gauge 7-9 machine (see J.R.W. Purves in "The Emblems", page...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (30 May) envelope from Melbourne to England, marked "pr Norfok", bearing Calvert roulette 7-9 6d. orange-yellow [24] with roulettes on all sides, tied by Barred Numeral "1" and showing red London Paid transit c.d.s. with, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps. One of the finest examples of this stamp on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (2 June) envelope from Deniliquin to London, marked "Via Melbourne", bearing uncancelled imperf 6d. dull orange [38] (cut-into at foot and with some stain spots), in combination with New South Wales Diadem imperf 6d. cancelled by "51" in rays, showing red arrival Paid c.d.s. (14.8) and "Deficient Postage/Fine__" h.s. (deleted) with, on reverse, despatch, Melbourne and arrival datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (15 June) entire from Melbourne to Manchester, marked "p Australasian via Marseilles", beaing imperf 6d. dull orange [46], Half-Length Campbell & Fergussson 3d. Stone B (touched at foot) and imperf Octagonal 1/-, al clearly tied by Barred Numeral "1" and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival (9.8) datestamps. Most attractive. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (7 July) envelope from Deniliquin (NSW) to London, marked "via Melbourne", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange [27] tied by Barred Numeral "1", in combination with New South Wales Diadem imperf 6d. cancelled by "51" in rays, showing oval-framed "g.p.o./insufficiently/paid/melbourne" in red, circular-framed "more/to/pay" with manuscript "1/-" alongside and, on reverse, despatch, Moama, Melbourne and arrival datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (16 Aug.) double rate brown envelope registered from Melbourne to Glasgow, bearing Calvert roulette 7-9 6d. orange-yellow [9] with roulettes on all sides, imperf 6d. and rouletted Octagonal 1/-, all tied by Barred Numeral "1", showing handstruck "d6", oval Registered London transit d.s. in red and, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps; the envelope with some faults including large part of flap missing and tear through reverse which also affects foot of face panel. A very unusual combination of imperf and roulett...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (18 Aug.) mourning envelope from Melbourne to England, bearing serpentine roulette 6d. orange-yellow tied by Barred Numeral "1" and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps. R.P.S. Certificate (1958). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1858 (5 Nov.) envelope from Deniliquin (NSW) to London, marked "Via Melbourne", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange [6] in combination with New South Wales Diadem imperf 2d. pair and single (two stamps with small faults), all cancelled by "51" in rays and showing, on reverse, despatch, Melbourne and arrival (11.1) datestamps. Most unusual since almost all Riverina mail from Deniliquin left the Victorian stamps for cancellation in Melbourne. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence OrangeCovers1860 (6 Jan.) envelope from Deniliquin (NSW) to London, marked "via Melbourne & Marseilles", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange and Half-Length 3d. (2) cancelled by Melbourne "thimble" c.d.s., in combination with New South Wales Diadem imperf 6d. cancelled by "51" in rays and showing, on reverse, despatch, Moama and Melbourne datestamps; all the stamps cut-into and with faults, nevertheless an attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksSix Pence BlackCover1861 (25 July) envelope from Wedderburn to USA, bearing perf 12 6d. black strip of three [46-48] and rouletted Emblem 6d. dull violet on horizontal laid paper, both cancelled by Barred Numeral "120" and showing manuscript "8", London Paid transit c.d.s.,

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredImperforate1/- rose-pink and blue Die 1 [14] from the first printing with Type B overprint, good to large margins, unused; some overall toning and small thins at right and at foot. Rare. S.G. 34, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredImperforate1/- rose-pink and blue Die 1, a complete used reconstruction (5x5) with Type 1A overprints, much above average quality and largely free of faults, all with four margins except two which are just touched and [4] and [15] show marginal selvedge. A rare accomplishment. S.G. 34, £5,000Note: The sheets of 100 of the first and second printings comprised the block of 25 printed four times, the overprint added at a second operation from a block of 50 in two groups of 25 (Types 1A and 1B), printed two times to complete...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredImperforate1/- rose-pink and blue Die 1, an almost complete reconstruction (5x5) with Sub-type 3 overprints (missing [13-14], much above average quality and mostly free of faults, except several are touched or just cut into, also two additional, [20] being the late damaged state and its substitution. S.G. 34, £5,000+Note: For the third printing, the Die 1 and Die 2 plates were used together, with a new overprint forme of 100 which finished the sheet in one operation. The four blocks of 25 comprising the overprint plate ar...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredImperforate1/- rose-pink and blue Die 1, a partial used reconstruction (13) of the plate of 25 with Sub-type 4 overprints, generally above average quality and mostly free of faults except several are touched or just cut into. S.G. 34, £2,600+Note: Since no multiples are known from this printing, it is not possible to advance the plating of the groups far, and the overprints have been arbitrarly divided into groups of 25, termed Sub-types 3 and 4 for those on Die 1 stamps. This lot includes those Type "a and 2B types not r...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredImperforate1/- rose-pink and blue, a used group including a part reconstruction (14) of the plate of twenty-five, and six singles, one with Barred Numeral "55" and one with Calvert roulette about 9, also an imperf 6d. with margin at left [16] and 1861 perf 12 6d. black (straight-edge at left and thinned) with manuscript pen cross as used at Indigo. Mixed conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredCovers1855 (15 Oct.) envelope registered from Mount Blackwood to Switzerland, bearing imperf 6d. orange-yellow [26] and 1/- Registered Die 1 [15], both cancelled in transit at Melbourne with Butterfly "14", showing handstruck "d6", framed "colonies/art-18" in red, Calais transit c.d.s. and, on reverse, manuscript "Blackwood 15/10/55", Australian Packet Liverpool and arrival datestamps. A unique and attractive franking. PhotoNote: Mount Blackwood opened on 25 September 1855 and had apparently not received its cancellers bu...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredCovers1856 (16 Mar.) entire letter registered from Beechworth to England, marked "Per RMS Marco Polo", bearing imperf 6d. dull orange [16] and 1/- Registered Die 1, both tied by Barred Numeral "9", showing "Crown/"registered" h.s., handstruck "d6", manuscript "5" in red and, on reverse, despatch, Melbourne, Australian Packet Liverpool, London and arrival datestamps. A most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksOne Shilling RegisteredCovers1856 (2 June) entire letter registered from Maldon to London, marked "per Joseph Lemate", bearing Half-Length Campbell & Fergusson 3d. deep blue Stone D pair (just into at right) and Registered 1/- Die 1 [16] from the 1st printing with Type 1A overprint, both cancelled by Barred Numeral "60", showing manuscript "6", Registered G.P.O. oval d.s. and, on reverse, despatch datestamp. A fine quality franking. Photoprovenance:A. Caspary, 1958Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenContractThe printing contract signed between Samuel Calvert and the Post Office, comprising the Bond for £500 entered into on 20 June 1854, plus the Schedule specifying the production of 1,000,000 stamps in sheets of 50, for which Calvert would by paid £275. A unique and historically important documentSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenEssay2/- original printed essay in blue slightly larger than the adopted size (20x24.5mm.) showing an unadopted head of the Queen with Gothic crown, and with lilac background wash, on thin paper (48x84mm.). One of two similar essays and a beautiful example of Samuel Calvert's engraving. A major rarity of this issue and one of the most important Australian Colonial essays in private hands. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenIssued StampsImperforate 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow [2] unused, three good margins, touched at foot, good colour and appearance; light vertical crease and thinned. Very rare. S.G. 35, £6,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenIssued StampsPerf 12 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow, a complete used reconstruction of the plate of 25 (5x5) from the later state of the plate following cleaning, in paler shades and showing "white heads", in addition [21] and [23] have been substituted by new clichés, apparently as a result of damage to the original units. [1] with straight-edge at left, the others mostly fine. S.G. 82, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1854 (9 Sept.) entire from Melbourne to Aberdeen, marked "pr Croesus", bearing 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow [5] rouletted 7½ at top and at left, tied by Barred Oval "1", showing manuscript "1/4" and despatch datestamp with London and arrival datestamps on reverse. A rare cover illustrating the undocumented, but apparently official, experimental use of a rouletting machine in Melbourne in 1854. Photoprovenance:A. Caspary, 1958Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1858 (15 July) entire letter from Melbourne to Boston USA, marked "Per Emeu via Marseilles", bearing imperf 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow [13], imperf Octagonal 1/- and rouletted Emblem 4d. on vertically laid paper, all tied by light Barred Numeral "1" and "10" in circle, showing manuscript "32" in red, London Paid and New York transit datestamps with despatch c.d.s. on reverse. A fine example of the 3/4d. ½oz. rate to USA via Marseilles. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1860 (16 Aug.) entire (slightly reduced at sides) from Ararat to Melbourne, bearing perf 12 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow [5] and perf 12 Octagonal 1/- pair, all clearly tied by Barred Numeral "93" and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps. The left stamp of the 1/- pair is from the vertical strip of four tagged on each sheet, thus producing an "abnormal combination", being one of only two recorded on cover. A fine example of the 4/- inland letter rate for letter weighing 3-4oz. PhotoSubject to 5%...

Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1858 (Sept.) envelope registered from Melbourne to Switzerland, bearing Octagonal imperf 1/- (cut-into) and Woodblock imperf 2/- pair (lifted and re-affixed), all lightly cancelled by Barred Numeral "1", showing red ink "4/2", manuscript "6", large circular-framed "pd", "charge" h.s., London (20.12) and Calais transit datestamps and, on reverse, despatch and Basle datestamps. The envelope has been crudely repaired though the damage may have occurred in transit as it has three "Posted Calais Paris" seals on reverse. R.P.S. Ce...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1861 (23 Mar.) envelope registered from Sandhurst to Switzerland, bearing perf 12 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow [22] and Queen on Throne 6d. blue, both tied by Barred Numeral "4" and oval Registered London transit d.s. in red, showing despatch, "registered/melbourne" and Calais c.d.s., "Crown/registered" h.s., circular-framed "pd", straight-line "chargé" and various manuscript rate markings with Basel and arrival datestamps on reverse. A fine and most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings GreenCovers1862 (25 Apr.) envelope from Melbourne to Canada, marked "per 'Bombay", bearing perf 12 2/- dull bluish green on pale yellow pair and Beaded Oval 4d. tied fine strikes of Melbourne datestamps paying quadruple rate via Southampton, rated "1/8" in red and "2/4" in black and showing, on reverse, London transit and Quebec arrival datestamps; the envelope with some faults. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1854-59 WoodblocksTwo Shillings BlueCover1875 (24 Feb.) envelope from Melbourne to France, marked "Via Brindisi", bearing perf 12 Saunders paper 2/- dark blue on green [17] from the 13th printing with Bell 9d., both tied by duplexes, showing unframed "pd" in red with Rouen arrival datestamp on reverse. A fine example of the scarce treble 11d. rate to France via Brindisi. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Australian ColoniesVictoria1860 (Apr.) front registered to Switzerland, bearing perforated Octagonal 1/- strip of five all indistinctly cancelled, showing red ink "3/-", "registered/melbourne" c.d.s. (13.4) in red, large circular-framed "pd", "charge" h.s., Registered London and Calais transit datestamps. R.P.S. Certificate (2006). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1878 Bell Design, emergency printing on coloured paper, ½d. rose-red on pink vertical strips of six (2) and vertical pairs (2), all grossly mis-perforated and cut apart with scissors from the same sheet) on 1878 (30 Mar.) envelope registered from Geelong to Doyle's Creek, all cancelled by Barred Numeral "2", showing superb 22mm. "registered/geelong" c.d.s. (earliest recorded date), oval-framed "registered", Melbourne c.d.s. (1.4), manuscript "Try West Maitland" (deleted) and "Try Sydney", on reverse, West Maitland (5.4) and Sydney (4.4 and 8.5). Undeliverable and...

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoria1901 £1 die proof in carmine-rose on surfaced wove paper (62x60mm.), State 1 showing a short vertical white line under beard, lovely impression, fine. Very rare. BW V125DP(1). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Australian ColoniesVictoriaPostage Due1893 (14 Apr.) locally addressed OHMS "12" "returned 'more to pay' letter""s" envelope, showing Melbourne duplex, oval-framed "t" in magenta with manuscript "2/-" inserted and bearing Postage Due 2/- tied by boxed "lc2" d.s. The only known example of this value on cover. PhotoNote: Where the addressee refused to pay the amount of postage due on underpaid mail, the item was returned to the Dead Letter Office. If the sender could be identified, the deficiency paid item was returned , enclosed in an appropriate OHMS envelope. The sender was liable to a...

(x) Australian ColoniesWestern Australia1854-55 imperf 1/- pale brown top marginal vertical pair with close to huge margins, fine unused. S.G. 4c, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia Issues1852-81 largely used collection of Britannias (183) including 1852-55 (½d.) deep green unused and (1d.) blue, 1855-58 white paper (1d.) shades (18, one mint and two with bootheels "6" and "10"), 1858 6d. pale shade unused, 6d. deep shade, 1/- plate proof and 1/- (4), 1860 pin-perf. (1d.), 1861-70 range to 1/- with 4d. dull rose-red cancelled "10", 6d. pale rose-red and 1/- (2) unused and 6d. vermilion with bootheel "7", 1870-71 (4d.) (2), 6d. with bootheel "4" and 1/-, 1872 1/- unused, 1873 3d. and 5/-, 1875-81 range with a selection having numeral bootheel cancell...

BarbadosBritannia IssuesOne of the Most Important Rarities from this Colony1873 Watermark large Star, clean-cut perf. 14½ to 15½, 6d. orange-vermilion, a remarkable strip of four with sheet margin at right, unused without gum, lovely bright colour. Only two marginal strips of four recorded, originally forming a block of eight, of which this is the upper strip. One of the most important rarities of Barbados. R.P.S. Certificate (1990). S.G. 62, £40,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to Canada1861 (12 Jan.) John Jeffray & Co. "Barbados Circular and Prices Current" via Halifax to Montreal, bearing 1860 pin-perf. 14 (1d.) blue placed inverted and cancelled "1", showing large manuscript "1" and showing on reverse despatch, St. Thomas (16.1), Quebec (9.2) and Montreal (11.2). Very rare, being the only recorded to Canada bearing any of the pin-perforated stamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to Canada1868 (24 Jan.) double rate mourning envelope "via Bermuda" to Port Dover, Ontario, rated "8" and bearing 1861-70 (1d.) deep blue and (4d.) dull brown-red pair each cancelled with bootheel "1", manuscript "10cts" and "Pd 10c.", the reverse with despatch, St. Thomas (29.1), Hamilton (2.2), Montreal (5.2) and arrival (26.2) datestamps; minor stain at lower left corner though the only recorded multiple of the 4d. dull brown-red recorded on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to Canada1869 (19 Apr.) sailor's envelope "From J Sutton, Stoker, H.M.S. Briton, Smart, Barbados W.I." to Port Dover, Ontario, rated "1", signed by the Commanding Officer and bearing 1861-70 (1d.) pale blue (a couple of small defects) cancelled with bootheel "1" and showing, on reverse, despatch, St. Thomas (23.4), Hamilton (19.5) and arrival (19.5) datestamps; envelope with repair at upper right corner. The sole example of a sailor's envelope. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to France1877 (29 July) printed matter rate brown envelope "p mail" to Le Havre, bearing 1876 1d. grey-blue pair both cancelled with double-arc datestamp with a further strike alongside over-cancelled by light Calais transit datestamp. One of only two covers recorded of this rate to this destination. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to Trinidad1861 (3 Aug.) large part entire, rated "4" and bearing 1861 clean-cut perf.(1d.) blue cancelled "1" and with despatch datestamp at left, part arrival datestamp (6.8); a couple of creases/splits clear of the adhesive. A very scarce stamp on cover of which only a couple are known to this destination. Photoprovenance:E.K. Lickfold, February 1962Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to United Kingdom1859 (27 Sept.) entire letter from Bridgetown to Edinburgh, erroneously franked at Prices Current rate with 1855-58 white paper (1d.) pale blue with good to large margins and lightly cancelled "1", London Paid transit datestamp (18.10) alongside, the reverse with two sender's cachets, despatch and arrival (19.10) datestamps, two filing creases, one crossing the adhesive. An unusual item of mail accepted as printed matter in error and believed unique addressed to The United Kingdom. B.P.A. Certificate (2004). PhotoNote:...

(x) BarbadosCovers and CancellationsMail to United Kingdom1867 (26 Oct.) envelope "per R.M. Steamer" to Stoke Newington Common" bearing 1861-70 (1d.) dark blue and 1/- brown-black both cancelled by bootheel "1", London Paid datestamp (22.11) alongside, despatch datestamp on reverse; some creasing crossing both adhesives though a most unusual 1/1d. franking with the 1d. possibly applied as a Late Fee. Photoprovenance:Leslie S. Wheeler, May 1970Jack Challis, June 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to United Kingdom1868 (10 Feb.) Fitzherbert correspondence envelope from St. Peter to Ashbourne, bearing 1861-70 1/- brown-black cancelled with bootheel "10", showing "10" datestamp alongside and London Paid datestamp at left, despatch and arrival (2.3) datestamps at left; no other covers with this stamp and cancellation recorded. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to United Kingdom1868 (9 Nov.) Staff Sergeant Major Poole Officers envelope to his wife Kent, countersigned by the Commanding Office and bearing 1861-70 6d. bright orange-vermilion cancelled with bootheel "1", despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse; trivial imperfections, otherwise an attractive example from this well-known correspondence. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) BarbadosBritannia IssuesCovers and CancellationsMail to United States of America1874 (10 Apr.) envelope "p US Packet, St. Thomas" to Alexandria, Virginia, bearing 1872 (1d.) blue and 1873 (4d.) dull rose-red both cancelled by datestamp with a further strike alongside and two "new york/due 10/u.s. currency" datestamps for 20 April, St. Thomas datestamp (13.4) on reverse; the (4d.) particularly scarce on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Basutoland1961 2c. on 2d. deep bright-blue and orange, block of four from the upper left corner of the sheet, variety surcharge inverted, fine unmounted mint and a scarce multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1997). S.G. 60a, £1,200+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) BechuanalandStellaland1884 (29 Feb.) 1d. red horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, unused without gum. A sound example of this rare variety. S.G. 1a, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Columbia and Vancouver IslandVancouver Island1865 5c. rose, Sperati photo-litho forgery, a lower left corner example cancelled by large part Sperati 'post office/ paid/ vancouver' oval cancellation in black. A superb example of the master forger's craft. B.P.A. 'sperati/ reproduction' handstamp numbered '114' on reverse; desirable thus. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Guiana1852 (Jan.) Waterlow 1c. black on magenta (2) and 4c. black on deep blue (2), all used, condition very mixed; the 4d. blues with varying degrees of surface rubbing and one with a horizontal crease. Also a perforated reprint pair of both values. S.G. 9-10, £35,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) British Honduras1938-47 1c. to $5 set of twelve in marginal or corner blocks of four, fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 150-161, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1853-64 collection (40) on pages, including 1853 paper deeply blued 1d. unused, paper slightly blued 1d. pair, 1855-63 1d. used pair, 4d. unused pair, used pair, 6d. slate-purple part original gum, 1/- bright yellow-green unused, 1/- deep dark green unused pair, 1863-64 1d. three pairs and a triangular block of four unused, 4d. oblong block of four unused, 4d. slate-blue used, 1/- bright emerald-green part original gum, etc.; mixed condition but many fine or fine appearance and seven with CertificatesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855 Paper Deeply Blued4d. deep blue with small to large margins, unused without gum, very fine. A nice example. B.P.A. Certificate (1982). S.G. 2, £3,750. Photoprovenance:Sir Maxwell Joseph, October 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855 Paper Slightly Blued1d. brick-red with small to good margins, unused; loss of blueing and regummed, nevertheless a not unattractive example. S.G. 3, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855 Paper Slightly Blued1d. brick-red with close to good margins, unused without gum, small thin at lower left corner not affecting fine appearance. Rare. F.W. Collins Certificate (1979). S.G. 3, £3,500. Photoprovenance:"Maria de la Queillerie", May 1970Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855 Paper Slightly Blued4d. deep blue with good to enormous margins, unused with small part original gum, lovely colour, fine. A choice example. Friedl Certificate (1979). S.G. 4, £1,900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855 Paper Slightly Blued4d. blue with good margins, unused without gum, fine. S.G. 4a, £2,000. Photoprovenance:C. Emerson Huston, June 1961Maria de la Queillerie, May 1970Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper1d. deep rose-red with good even margins, unused without gum, fine. S.G. 5b, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper1d. deep rose-red strip of three with good to large margins showing small portion of adjoining stamp on one side, neatly cancelled, very fine. S.G. 5b, £1,125. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper4d. blue with watermark sideways, small to good margins, unused without gum, pressed crease at right otherwise fine and of attractive appearance. Rare. S.G. 4c, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. pale rose-lilac with large margins, unused without gum, lovely colour, very fine. A choice example. S.G. 7, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. deep rose-lilac with good margins, unused with part original gum, lovely colour, fine. A choice example. Brandon Certificate (1998). S.G. 7b, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-lilac with good to large margins, unused small part original gum, some loss of blueing and a tiny tone spot on reverse not affecting fine appearance. R.P.S. Certificate (1971). S.G. 7c, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-purple with good to large margins, unused with small part original gum, fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1977). S.G. 7d, £4,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-purple with good to large margins, unused without gum, lovely colour, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (undated). S.G. 7d, £4,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-lilac with good margins, unused without gum, good colour, fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1953). S.G. 7c, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper6d. slate-lilac with watermark sideways, good margins, fine used. Rare. S.G. 7c var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1855-63 White Paper1/- bright yellow-green with good to large margins, unused without gum, superb colour, fine. Rare. S.G. 8, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks1d. vermilion with mainly good to large margins (close at bottom left), lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 13, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks1d. vermilion with mainly clear to good margins (touched at top right), a little heavily cancelled, fine. S.G. 13, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks1d. carmine with excellent margins and showing large portion of adjoining stamp at foot, neatly cancelled. A fine and attractive example of this very scarce stamp. B.P.A. (1951) and Brandon (2003) Certificates. S.G. 13a, £4,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks1d. carmine with good to huge margins and showing portion of adjoining stamp at right, centrally and a little heavily cancelled, fine. S.G. 13a, £4,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks1d. brick-red with small margins all round and a little untidily cancelled. A sound example of this rare stamp. PFSA Certificate (1984). S.G. 13b, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue, Type Ia, with large margins, neatly cancelled by bars roller cancel, fine. A choice example of this scarce stamp. Brun Certificate (1982). S.G. 14, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue, Type Ia, a very large example with good to huge margins showing small portion of adjoining stamp at lower left, very lightly cancelled, tiny inclusion at lower left corner. An extremely fine stamp. Brandon Certificate (2007). S.G. 14, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue, Type Ia, with good to very large margins, lightly cancelled, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1956). S.G. 14, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue, Type II, with large margins and lightly cancelled; some light wrinkles at right not affecting very fine appearance. S.G. 14, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale milky blue clearly showing retouched corner, small to large margins, touched around lower left corner, lightly cancelled; pinhole below "p" of "pence" and some slight thinnings though a presentable example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1960). S.G. 14aa, £9,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale grey-blue, Type Ia, with huge margins and showing small portion of adjoining stamp at foot, the odd very minor tone speck at foot though still a magnificent used example. S.G. 14a, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale grey-blue, Type II, with small to good margins, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 14a, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale bright blue, Type Ib, mainly good to large margins (close at bottom right), neatly cancelled, fine,. F.W. Collins Certificate (1979). S.G. 14b, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale bright blue, Type II, good to large margins with portion of adjoining stamp at foot and lightly cancelled. A fine and attractive example. R.P.S. Certificate (1953). S.G. 14b, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale bright blue, Type Ia, good to large margins, lightly cancelled, pinhole at Britannia' right hand; and 4d. blue, Type Ib, small to large margins and neatly cancelled, filled thin at foot. Both good space-fillers. B.P.A. pink Certificate (1982) for latter. S.G. 14b, 14d, £6,000. Photoprovenance:Sir Maxwell Joseph, October 1982 for latter"Maximus", September 1989 for latterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. pale bright blue showing retouched corner, touched or just-into on two sides, neatly cancelled leaving retouch clearly visible, fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1962). S.G. 14ba, £9,000. Photoprovenance:John LevittSir Maxwell Joseph, October 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. deep bright blue, Type Ia, good to large margins, fine used. S.G. 14c, £5,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. deep bright blue, Type II, mainly good to large margins (close at lower right), fine used. S.G. 14c, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1861 Woodblocks4d. blue, Type II, good margins, fine used. R.P.S. Certificate (1960). S.G. 14d, £3,500. Photoprovenance:Sir Maxwell Joseph, October 1982"Maximus", September 1989Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues4d. blue triangular block of four with good to large margins, unused with large part original gum, one with small black mark on reverse, otherwise fine and of lovely appearance. S.G. 19a, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues4d. blue pairs (2) in slightly differing shades, one with one showing vertical line in first "e" of "pence", good margins, fine unused with large part original gum. S.G. 19a, £1,300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues4d. slate-blue (group) with good to very large margins, unused with large part original gum, fine. Rare. Brandon Certificate (1992). S.G. 19b, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues4d. slate-blue (group) pair with good to large margins, mainly lightly cancelled, fine. A scarce multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1953). S.G. 19b, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues4d. steel-blue (group) with good even margins, unused with large part original gum, fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1948). S.G. 19c, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues6d. bright mauve with watermark sideways, good margins and lightly cancelled, fine. Rare. S.G. 20a, £2,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues1/- bright emerald-green pair with good to very large margins, unused with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 21, £1,300. Photoprovenance:"Maximus", September 1989Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues1/- pale emerald-green pair with good to large margins, unused with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 21a, £2,800. Photoprovenance:"Saldanha", November 1984Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Cape of Good HopeThe Triangular Issues1863-64 De La Rue Issues1/- pale emerald-green with good margins, unused with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 21a, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape of Good Hope1880 (Feb.) 3d. on 4d., 1880 (July) 3d. pale dull rose, 1880 (Aug.) "3" Type 10 on 3d. and "3" Type 11 on 3d. horizontal pair, 1882-83 ½d. and 3d., 1882 (July) CA ½d. on 3d. and 1892 2½d. horizontal pair, fresh with part to large part original gum. Cat. £1,694Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingSeriffed overprint on British Bechuanaland 6d. on 2d. green and carmine, large part original gum, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1980). S.G. 8, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Cape of Good HopeMafekingGoodyear 1d. deep blue on blue, Baden-Powell small format 3d. pale blue on blue (2) and 3d. deep blue on blue, and large format 3d. deep blue on blue, all used, the last with colour slightly affected at top, good to fine. Brandon Certificate (1984) for the last. S.G. 18, 19, 20, 22, £3,300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Ceylon1861-64 watermark Large Star, rough perf 14 to 15½ 9d deep brown block of nine, mint mounted/unmounted (four stamps unmounted) with very fresh gum, trivial separation but exceptionally fresh, a showpiece item. S.G. 33. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Ceylon1935-36 a small mint and used group mounted on pages including photographic essays (30) comprising: 1934 (23 Aug.) 2c. to 50c. (two of each design except 10c.) and (3 Sept.) 2c. and 6c., all unadopted designs, (28 Nov.) 6c. to 1r. set of seven similar to issues designs, with further 2c. 6c. 15c. and 50c. in issued design, the set perforated 'specimen' (2), Government produced presentation booklet containing the issued set, issued set in full imprint blocks of four or eight, some duplication with perf. varieties and further control and imprint blocks as large as twelve, also a great range...

(x) China1878-83 Large Dragons on thin paper, 2½mm. spacing, 1ca., 3ca. and 5ca., each with part of seal cancellation; fine. S.G. 1-3, £2,025. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) China1883 thicker paper 2½mm. spacing, rough perf. 5ca. chrome-yellow, part original gum; a couple of bends and slightly soiled perf tips. S.G. 9, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) China1898 C.I.P. Waterlow composite imperforate miniature sheet of nine (3x3), comprising Bean Goose $1 (3) + $2 (3) + $5 (3) se-tenant, imperforate on wove unwatermarked paper, wide margins all round, small tear/wrinkle in upper right margin which just affects one $1 unit, nevertheless very fine and fresh. An extraordinary and important piece as such sheetlets were usually perforated, with a Waterlow security ovpt. and punch hole on each unit. Probably unique in this format. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) China1897 'Red Revenue' 1c. on 3c. deep red block of four from the foot of the sheet; large part original gum, an attractive and rare multiple. S.G. 88. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) China1949 (July) Szechwan Province "Unit", domestic letter fee set of twenty-six to €5,000,000; fine and unused without gum. S.G. 1244-1269. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Grenada1934-36 mint and used group including perforated 'specimen' two sets in singles (R.P.S. Certificate, 1996 for 5/-) and one in strips of three (no gum), set overprinted 'specimen' in red (type GR6), set in blocks of four, also covers (15) including first day cover to America bearing 2½d., 1936 (23 Apr.) envelope registered to London bearing full set, 1936 (26 May) large front registered to Germany franked with 1d., 3d., 6d., 1/- block of four, pair and two singles and 2/6d. making 11/4d., 1937 (26 Jan.) OHMS envelope registered to London bearing 2/6d. and 5/- blocks of four. Mostly fine...

(x) Grenada1938-50 10/- slate-blue and bright carmine (narrow), perf. 12, a right margin block of four from R6-7/5-6 with part guide mark at upper right, very fresh unmounted mint with characteristic gum wrinkles, very fine. S.G. 163c, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 £25 black and red, lightly mounted mint; a well-centred and very fresh example of this popular high value, incredibly rare in such fine condition. S.G. 102, £38,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1922-27 £50 black and brown, a superb top left corner example with plate number, excellent colour and mounted in the selvedge only. One of the finest known examples. B.P.A. Certificate (1969). S.G. 103, £50,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1938-54 set largely unmounted mint range of perforation and printing types comprising perf 11¾x13 set to £1 (2), 1941 line perf 14 20c. to £1, 1942-52 comb perf 13¼x13¾ 1c. to 10/-, 1949-52 comb perf 13x12½ 5c. to 3/- and 1954 line perf 12½ £1. A nice specialised lot. S.G. 131-150 group, £4,200. (71)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1954 5/- imperforate proof in red on thick paper, minor line across Queen's face otherwise fine. Stated to be unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika1954 20c. black and orange top marginal vertical pair, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, firm's? h.s. on reverse of margin, fresh and fine unmounted mint. Very rare, one of ten possible examples. S.G. 170 var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Malaya1867-1904 mint Specimen collection from the Royal Swedish General Post Office UPU collection arranged on pages with values mostly stuck to pages but with brilliant original colours, including Straits Settlements 1902-03 $100, Perak 1895-99 to $25, Selangor 1895-99 to $25, Federated Malay States 1900 $1 to $25, 1900-01 to $25, a most attractive group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) MalayaBritish Military Administration1945-48 1c. black with magenta overprint, fine used. S.G. 1a, £1,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaJohore1949 U.P.U. 15c. deep blue and 25c. orange, both perforated “specimen” (Type B9), without gum and showing “b.w. archives” handstamp on reverse. Unique. B.P.A. Certificate (1987). Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive. S.G. 149-150. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaKedahJapanese Occupation Revenues1942 25c. ultramarine and blue handstamped "Dai Nippon/2602/Malaya" in blue, a complete sheet of sixty (6x10) with pink backing paper on reverse, fine. A rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2021). Barefoot 52; McClellan No. P12Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaKedahJapanese Occupation Revenues1942 50c. brown and blue handstamped "Dai Nippon/2602/Malaya" in blue, a pane of fifty-four (6x9) with margin at top, left and right, unmounted mint; a little toned and small thin at foot of [47]. A rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2021). Barefoot 53, McCellan No. P13Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaMalacca1957 Pictorial 1c. to $5 set of eleven with an additional 10c. in a slightly different shade, each an imperforate proof in issued colours and affixed to piece of various sized paper with print order number below proof, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaNegri Sembilan1957 Pictorial 1c. to $5 set of eleven imperforate proofs in issued colours, the $5 with correction annotation, each affixed to piece of various sized paper with print order number below each proof, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPahang1957 Pictorial 1c. to $5 set of eleven imperforate proofs in issued colours, each on various sized piece of paper with print order below proof, the 5c. with “ink smudge” notation at right, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaPenang1957 Pictorial 1c. to $5 set of eleven imperforate proofs in issued colours, each on a various sized piece with print order number below proof, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1867 (Sept.) on India 1½c. on ½a. blue block of four, unused with large part original gum; a little gum toned and a few stained perfs. A scarce multiple. S.G. 1Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaStraits Settlements1935 Silver Jubilee 12c. die proof in black on card, fine. Very rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) MalayaTrengganu1949 UPU 15c. deep blue and 25c. orange, both perforated "specimen", without gum and with "b.w. archives" handstamp on reverse, fine. Unique. B.P.A. Certificate (1987). S.G. 64-65. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Mauritius1848-49 Post Paid 2d. blue, early impression, Position 11, good even margins, cancelled by barred oval, fine and fresh appearance. Signed Calves and with his Certificate (1996) and R.P.S. Certificate (2020). S.G. 8, £9,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Guinea1916 (10 May) envelope, with British Administrator's colourless embossing on flap, to Switzerland, bearing NWPI Kangaroo 2½d. tied by "pleasant island/nauru" c.d.s. and showing Moudon arrival c.d.s. on reverse. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Guinea1917 (17 Oct.) envelope registered to England, bearing Australia Kangaroo 5d. punctured "OS" tied by "kieta" c.d.s., showing blue crayon registration marking, straight-line "passed censor" and, on reverse, Sydney and Liverpool transit datestamps; minor cover blemishesSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicEssays2s6d. ("19 aug 86") irregular block of five printed on reverse of ledger paper, numbered "1", "2", "3", "4A" and "5B" with manuscript "proofs" alongside; central horizontal fold, fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2017)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Republic1886-87 on yellow paper with date and without embossed ArmsNote: Owing to the poor quality of the paper upon which these stamps were printed, perforation irregularities are to be expected on this and all subsequent issues.A mint study of the printings, showing a fine range of dates, comprising 1d. (15, two part perforated), 2d. (14 including one imperforate vertically and a block of four), 3d. (5, one with double impression), 4d. (4), 6d. (4), 9d. (5, one with double impression - R.P.S. certificate, 1980), 1s. (3), 1/6 (6), 2/6 (5), 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (8 including a block of four...

(x) New Republic1886-87 on yellow paper with date and without embossed ArmsNote: Owing to the poor quality of the paper upon which these stamps were printed, perforation irregularities are to be expected on this and all subsequent issues.1d. black "9 jan 86" on small piece cancelled by "vryheid" oval datestamp in violet dated 19 April 86, fine. Rare. S.G. 1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Republic1886-87 on yellow paper with date and without embossed ArmsNote: Owing to the poor quality of the paper upon which these stamps were printed, perforation irregularities are to be expected on this and all subsequent issues.1d. black "9 jan 86" cancelled by part Vryheid oval datestamp, repaired tear at bottom right not significantly affecting appearance. PFSA Certificate (2002). S.G. 1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Republic1886-87 on blue granite paper with date and without embossed ArmsNote: Owing to the poor quality of the paper upon which these stamps were printed, perforation irregularities are to be expected on this and all subsequent issues.A mint/unused study of the printings, showing a fine range of dates with some minor duplication, comprising 1d. (12), 2d. (9), 3d. (3 including a tête-bêche pair - one with small stain at top), 4d. (4, one with small stains at top), 6d. (2), 9d. (2), 1s. (6, one imperforate vertically and one with frameline gap at right), 1s.6d. (3 including a pair), 1/6...

(x) New Republic1886 on yellow paper with date and embossed ArmsA mint range of the printings comprising 1d. (9), 2d. (small thin) and 4d. (2) with embossed Arms upright, and 1d. (6), 2d. block of four and 4d. (4 including a pair, the right stamp with double impression of Arms) with embossed Arms inverted, various dates, mostly fresh and fine. Cat. £2300+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Republic1886 on blue granite paper with date and embossed ArmsA mint range with a variety of dated examples comprising 1d. (12, one with thin) and 2d. (2) with Arms upright, and 1d. (10 including a block of four and one used - small corner thin) and 2d. (7 including a block of four backed on piece) with Arms inverted, mostly fresh and fine. Cat. £2,100+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Republic1887 on blue granite paper without date and with embossed ArmsA mint range comprising 1d. (8 including one with Arms omitted, a block of four and one used), 2d. (12 with a block of four - one with thin, including a pair with Arms omitted, a tête-bêche pair - light stains, one with double perfs at top, one with Arms inverted and one used), 3d. (2, one with Arms inverted), 4d. (10 with a block of four, including a tête-bêche pair, a pair with Arms tête-bêche and one with Arms inverted), 6d. (8 with a block of four - one thinned, two with Arms inverted - both with a tiny thin, and...

(x) New Republic1887 on yellow paper without date and with embossed ArmsA mint collection including 2d., 3d. (5 including a pair with Arms tête-bêche), 4d. (5 including a block of four), 6d., 9d. (2, one without gum), 1s., 1/6 strip of three with the centre stamp partially printed, 2s., 4/s (5 including a block of four backed on paper), 5s. (5 including a block of four), 5/6, 7/6, 10s. block of four with Arms tête-bêche (two with a tone spot), £1 and 30s. (small stain at lower left corner); condition mostly fine. A good lot. Between S.G. 78-95, £1,758Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addit...

(x) New RepublicPostal Stationery2d. on white and 2d. on blue envelopes, both unused and dated "4 jan 87", the former with Tamsen on inside of flap, the latter with heavy central vertical fold, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicPostal Stationery2d. on white envelope (flap missing) dated 4 jan 87", addressed to Goede Hop in the New Republic and cancelled by "vryheid" oval datestamp in red dated 6 January 1887; some peripheral faults. Rare, one of ten recorded examples. PFSA Certificate (2012). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicRevenuesPortion of fiscal document (208x54mm.) bearing 6d. and 10/- provisional revenue issue, both handstamped "Gouvst Zegel NR", on blue lined paper, cut octagonally with manuscript value and initialled "A.D.V." (A. De Vetter, Treasurer). A rarity. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicRevenues5/6 provisional revenue on blue lined paper, handstamped "Gouvst Zegel. N.R." and with manuscript value and initials, affixed to fragment; some minor staining. Unique. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicRevenues£15 on yellow paper without date and with embossed Arms, cancelled by manuscript "AJR Zeg Meester" (A.J. Reynecke), small tear at top otherwise fine. This value is known fiscally used and this is the only example known. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). Barefoot 1, £16,000. See S.G. footnote after S.G. 95. Cat. £9,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1886 envelope to Cape Town, bearing 1d. ("30 aug 86") on yellow paper without embossed Arms cancelled by "vryheid, nieuwe republiek zuid africa/post kantoor" circular cachet in red, in combination with Transvaal 1885 2d. (perf faults at left) tied by Utrecht? c.d.s. and showing, on reverse, G.P.O. Transvaal (4.12) and arrival datestamps. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1970). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1887 envelope to Cape Town, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 1d. (2) tied by circular "vryheid/nieuwe republiek zuid-africa/post kamtoor" cancel, in combination with Transvaal 1887 2d. (unobtrusive tear) tied by Utrecht c.d.s. (May) and showing, on reverse, G.P.O.Transvaal (13.5) and arrival (18.5) datestamps; the envelope with small piece of reverse missing. Rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1887 envelope to Bloemfontein, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 1d. (faded) tied by circular "vryheid/nieuwe republiek zuid-africa/post kamtoor" cancel, in combination with Transvaal 1885 2d. tied by "11" in concentric rings and showing, on reverse, Utrecht (16.9), G.P.O. Transvaal (23.9) and red arrival (27.9) datestamps. Rare and possibly the only known cover to the Orange Free State. B.P.A. Certificate (2014). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1887 envelope to Pretoria, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 1d. vertical pair, affixed sideways and tied by circular "vryheid/nieuwe republiek zuid-africa/post kamtoor" cancel, in combination with Transvaal 1887 2d. tied by G.P.O. Transvaal c.d.s. (16.12) and showing arrival datestamp on reverse. A fine and attractive franking. Ceremuga Certificate (2011). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1887 front to Pretoria, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 2d. tied by circular "vryheid/nieuwe republiek zuid-africa/post kamtoor" cancel, in combination with Transvaal 1887 2d. (defective) tied by G.P.O. Transvaal c.d.s. (Oct.), fine. PFSA Certificate (2011). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1887 (15 Mar.) envelope to Cape Town, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 2d. (a little faded) tied by "vryheid" oval d.s. in violet, in combination with Transvaal 1887 2d. tied by Utrecht c.d.s. (16.3) and showing, on reverse, G.P.O. Transvaal and arrival (30.3) datestamps. Rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (19 Feb.) envelope from Jac. Duiven, the postmaster, to Holland, bearing 1886-87 2d. ("30 aug 87" on blue granite paper without embossed Arms, in combination with Transvaal 1885 ½d., 3d. and 4d., all clearly tied by "vryheid" oval d.s. in violet, showing another fine strike alongside and, on reverse, sender's circular cachet in violet, Dundee, G.P.O. Natal and arrival datestamps; the 2d. with some soiling. A rare and attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (Apr.) envelope to Pietmaritzburg, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 2d. (almost completely faded out) tied by light "vryheid" oval d.s.in violet, in combination with Natal 1d. tied by Dundee c.d.s. and showing, on reverse, Hepmakaar (11.4) and G.P.O. Natal (12.4) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (28 May) locally addressed envelope, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 2d. tied by "vryheid" oval d.s. in violet, showing another strike on face and on reverse; the 2d. with small corner fault and some affixative staining at right, and the envelope with some peripheral faults. Rare, one of twelve recorded local covers according to Jonkers. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (1 June) locally addressed envelope, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 1d., tied by circular "vryheid/nieuwe republiek zuid-africa/post kamtoor" cancel and showing,on reverse, Vryheid oval datestamp in violet and manuscript "Geadverteerd & Onafgehaald" (Advertise and Unclaimed) in red ink. Rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (17 July) envelope from the postmaster, Jac. Duiven, to Holland, bearing 1886-87 2d. ("4 jan 87") on blue granite paper without embossed Arms tied by superb "vryheid" oval d.s. in violet, in combination with Natal 1863 6d. and 1886 2d. on 3d. (defective) tied by Natal c.d.s., showing fine sender's circular cachet in violet, "T" and "5d" in circle and, on reverse, Helpmakaar (23.7), London (21.8) and arrival datestamps; the 2d. with some lightly stained perfs and the envelope a little ragged at right through opening. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). PhotoSubject...

(x) New RepublicCovers1888 (28 July) locally addressed envelope, bearing 1887 blue granite paper with embossed Arms 1d. tied by "vryheid" oval d.s. in violet, the letter redirected and marked "via Utrecht" with, on reverse, manuscript "Vryheid onbekent" (unknown) and "Zie Dundee" and showing Dundee (20.8), Newcastle (21.8) and Utrecht (24.8) datestamps. A rare cover posted eight days after New Republic was incorporated into Transvaal. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1938 Smiling Boy 1d.+1d. die proof in black on glazed card (68x76mm.), fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Newfoundland1921 Halifax 35c. red, pane of twenty-five showing the complete setting with the six different variants including surcharge spaced 2¾mm. and with no stop after '1921', no stop and first '1' below 'f' of 'Halifax' and the same varieties with the surcharge spaced 1½mm., large part original gum with only nine stamps mounted, tiny expert stamps on the back of each; seldom offered complete and rare thus. B.P.A. Certificate (2002). S.G. 148-148b and 148f-148h. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Nigeria1936 a mint and used collection including 1934 unadopted photographic essays (15) for each design with two for 1d. and two unadopted vignettes 'An Ilaro Village' and 'Nigerian Artillery', two sets perforated 'specimen', two sets in blocks of four, one marginal, the latter unmounted, the £1 mounted in the margin only, set in full imprint blocks of four to fourteen, 3d. perf. 12½x13¾ marginal block of four, and three sets of singles, set used, the £1 tied to small piece by registered handstamp, also covers (40+) including 1936 (11 Feb.) envelope registered to London bearing ½d. single and...

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueEssays3d. photographic in a brownish hue and with large surface printed portrait of the King in black affixed at centre, the left and right-hand vertical frame-lines handpainted in black and highlighted in Chinese white, pencil outlines beyond the design and on photo paper (25x30mm.). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueEssays3d. photographic with large portrait of the King at centre, the left and right-hand vertical frame-lines handpainted in black and highlighted in Chinese white, pencil outlines beyond the design and on photo paper (25x29mm.). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueDie Proofs½d./10d. in black, manuscript die number "10466" and "Proof no 2377" at top, traces of "cancelled" in red ink across centre; small security hole puncture in left-hand value tablet. The usual soiling from proofs ex the printer's record book. Unique. Photoprovenance:Neville Polakow, October 2014Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueDie Proofs½d. in black with "postage & revenue" excised, manuscript die number "10588a" and roller die number "7399" at top, "cancelled" in red ink across centre; small security hole puncture in left-hand value tablet. The usual soiling from proofs ex the printer's record book. Unique. PFSA Certificate (1985). Photoprovenance:Neville Polakow, October 2014Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueImperforate Colour Proofs½d. to 10d. set of nine in issued colours and affixed to piece of card (202x126mm.) numbered "3"; traces of soiling at left and right-hand sides. Unique in private hands with only one other similar card in the possession of the Crown Agents in the British Library. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueSpecimen Stamps½d. to 20/- set of seventeen overprinted on perforated (3/-, a fraction toned) "specimen", lightly mounted mint. S.G. 1s-17s, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d. to 20/- set of seventeen, unmounted mint; 2d. and 1/- with minor bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 1-17, £1,200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d. (two shades) and 1d. blocks of eight, 1d. pair, 2d., 1/- (two shades), 2/6d., 3/-, 5/- and 7/6d. blocks of four, all marginal with imprint, fine mint and largely unmounted. Cat. £1,440+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d., 1d., 1½d. (2), 2d., 2/-, 2/6d., 5/ (2) and 10/- blocks of four, used; generally fine and a scarce group. Cat. £1,320+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d. (3), 1d. (6), 1½d. (2), 2d., 10d., 2/- (2), 2/6d. and 7/6d. blocks of four, all but the 2/6d. from the corner of the sheet including one ½d. with a small paper fold and numbered "0001", 1½d. block of thirty (3x10) with part imprint, and 10d. corner blocks of six (2), fine mint and largely unmounted . Cat. £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueIssued Stamps4d. violet marginal block of six (2x3) from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between stamps and margin, unmounted mint; perfs. split between the lower pair, gum a fraction toned and with a couple of minor gum creases. An exceptionally rare multiple from the one sheet, giving just ten examples, believed to exist. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueCovers1925 (28 Mar.) envelope from Pemba to Port Elizabeth, bearing ½d. green (3) each neatly cancelled by c.d.s., no arrival marking; envelope with central vertical fold though an attractive franking postmarked four days before the official day of issue on 1 April. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1925-29 Definitive IssueCovers1934 (2 Apr.) Royal Tour envelope registered to Johannesburg, bearing 1d., 2d., 6d. and 20/- each cancelled by Crowned oval datestamp and with registration handstamp in violet at foot, arrival datestamp (7.4) on reverse. A rare high value franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1929 (23 Feb.) "The Livingstone Motor Works Ltd., Livingstone" advertising envelope (a couple of small opening tears at top) to Bulawayo, carried on the Rhodesia Railways strike flight and bearing Northern Rhodesia 2d. and Southern Rhodesia 1d. posted on arrival and cancelled by Bulawayo machine datestamp, signed by Capt. Rod Douglas, De Havilland's Agent, on face and autographed by Capt. Mail, the pilot, on reverse. Rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1935 Silver Jubilee IssueSpecimen Stamps1d. to 6d. set of four in blocks of four perforated "specimen", fine unmounted mint. A rare set of multiples. S.G. 18-21, £900+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern Rhodesia1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps6d. slate and purple, variety frame printed double, one albino, fresh mint. Fine and rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). S.G. 21a, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern RhodesiaBarotseland First Airmails1939 (Jan.) collection of seventeen comprising Lusaka-Mongu only known local cover, Fort Jameson to Lusaka, Mongu and Mumbwa, others from Lusaka (4), Mongu-Lealui (3), Mankoya, Mumbwa and three incoming from Johannesburg (one with Christmas label) and G.B., most on envelopes bearing RANA label and all but two signed by the pilots; also 1939 (Mar.) article on the flights from "The Philatelic Chronicle" giving detailed information on the flights and known covers carried. An apparently complete set of these fascinating flightsSubject to 5% tax on Ha...

(x) Northern RhodesiaPostal StationeryPost CardsTransfer roller die proof of the 1½d. printed in reverse on thin card (36x50mm.); fine and very rare. See The Rhodesian Philatelist, No. 31, March 2012. PhotoNote: This proof is believed to have been printed by Richard Thomas Polaine who worked for Waterlow's. Subsequent to his demise his son discovered a block of five similar proofs, from which the proof offered above was originally cut Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Northern RhodesiaPostal StationeryPost Cards½d., 1d. and 1½d. each overprinted "specimen", the ½d. diagonally across the centre, the 1d. and 1½d. across the stamp impression; a fine trioSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Papua1907 small "Papua", thin paper watermark vertical, 1d. black and carmine with margin at right, variety overprint reading upwards, superb centring and lightly cancelled. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). S.G. 39a, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Papua1907-10 small "papua", watermark sideways perf 12½, 6d. black and myrtle-green, very lightly mounted. Superb and very rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2017). S.G. 70, £5,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Rhodesia1910-13 Double Head, perf 15 £1 (deep) scarlet and (dark) greenish slate, cancelled with two part double-ring datestamps, fine and rare. RSC "G"; S.G. 179, £3,250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Samoa1914 G.R.I. 3/- on 3m. affixed to small piece and tied by light Apia c.d.s. (10.9.14), fine. Handstamped Champion, Killian and Roumet. Killian Certificate (1984). S.G. 113, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Sarawak1888-97 "postage & revenue" IssueDie ProofsVignette only with uncleared surround in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), dated "13 apr 88" and marked "transfer", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1888-97 "postage & revenue" IssueDie ProofsMaster with blank value tablet in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before hardening" and dated "10 may 88", fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1888-97 "postage & revenue" IssueDie Proofs12c. and 25c. value tablets, both stamp-size in black on glazed card with manuscript "Sarawak" at top, each affixed to piece marked "July 10, 60 Leads" and further marked with part date in red ink, fine. Ex the De La Rue day books. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1888-97 "postage & revenue" IssueIssued StampsA mint collection comprising 1c. (17 including two blocks of four), 2c. (33 including three blocks of four), 3c. (22 including three blocks of four - one toned), 4c. (12 including a block of four), 5c. (17 including two blocks of four one toned), 6c. (14 including a block of four), 8c. (26 including three blocks of four - one toned), 10c. (17 including two blocks of four), 12c. (17 including two blocks of four), 16c. (8 including a block of four - toned), 25c. (6), 32c. (7 including a block of four - lightly toned0, 50c. (8 including a bloc...

Sarawak1888-97 "postage & revenue" IssuePrepared for used but not issued$2, $5 and $10, fresh and fine unmounted mint. S.G.21a-21c, £3,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1892 (29 Jan.) envelope to England, bearing 1888 2c. neatly tied by fine "S" in diamond of bars, in combination with uncancelled Straits Settlements 5c. (some stained perfs), showing Sarawak c.d.s. below with another strike on reverse and part Singapore transit c.d.s.; the reverse with seal cut away. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1895 (Feb.-Sept.) Perkins Bacon IssueEssayAn engraving of the Rajah's head, as used after reduction, for the central vignette, in black on India on card (50x62mm.); fine and most attractive. Photoprovenance:"Miri", March 1990Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1895 (Feb.-Sept.) Perkins Bacon IssueDie Proofs2c. in blue on glazed card (54x80mm.), fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1895 (Feb.-Sept.) Perkins Bacon IssueDie Proofs6c. in green on glazed card (54x80mm.) marked "Proof"; some small peripheral faults well clear of design. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1895 (Feb.-Sept.) Perkins Bacon IssueDie Proofs8c. in blue on glazed card (54x80mm.), fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1899 (June-Nov.) "2/cents" on 12c. red on pale rose, a horizontal pair with surcharge inverted, fine unused. A rare multiple. S.G. 33a, £1,800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1918 Sir Charles Vyner BrookeEssay16c. composite photographic essay with design similar to that issued but with larger different head, small super-imposed value tablet in blue, affixed to card (90x115mm.) marked "b" and dated "21st Aug. 17". Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives"Miri", March 1990Spink auction, January 2008Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sarawak1918 Sir Charles Vyner BrookeDie ProofMaster die proof with blank value tablet in black on glazed card with 3-5mm. margins, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Sarawak1918 Sir Charles Vyner BrookeImperforate Plate ProofsThe following two lots were discovered in 1998. It was first thought they were trials for other territories as there were no colour trials needed for this issue as Sarawak´s agents had written "the colours will follow that of the old issue". The answer may lie in a letter dated 13/9/21 from the Sarawak London Office stating "the following new values are also required..5, 6 and 30 cent...and I shall be glad to receive your suggested colourings....I hope you will let me have them in time to catch mail leaving on 22nd". As the value tabl...

Sarawak1918 Sir Charles Vyner BrookeImperforate Plate ProofsThe following two lots were discovered in 1998. It was first thought they were trials for other territories as there were no colour trials needed for this issue as Sarawak´s agents had written "the colours will follow that of the old issue". The answer may lie in a letter dated 13/9/21 from the Sarawak London Office stating "the following new values are also required..5, 6 and 30 cent...and I shall be glad to receive your suggested colourings....I hope you will let me have them in time to catch mail leaving on 22nd". As the value tabl...

Sarawak1922-23 new colours and values, 3c. upper left corner imperforate plate proof block of six (3x2) in brown and black (unissued colours) on gummed unwatermarked paper; the centre stamp in lower row with tear at footSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1923 (Jan.) SurchargesFirst Printing1c. on 12c. dull blue, a complete left pane of sixty (6x10) with margins on two sides, [53] showing "cnet" for "cent", the centre horizontal row with some perf re-inforcement, fine mint. S.G. 72/a, £897Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1923 (Jan.) SurchargesFirst Printing1c. on 12c. dull blue, a lower left corner block of twelve [49-54/55-60] with plate numbers, [53] showing "cnet" for "cent", fine unmounted mint. S.G. 72/a, £513Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1923 (Jan.) SurchargesFirst Printing1c. on 10c. dull blue strip of four [51-54] with [53] showing "cnet" for "cent", fine used. S.G. 72/a, £1,095. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1932 Waterlow IssueImperforate Plate Proofs1c. to $1 set of fifteen in horizontal pairs on ungummed watermarked paper, fine. One imperforate sheet of each existsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1932 Waterlow IssueImperforate File Stamps1c. to $1 set of fourteen complete designs (the 2c. was not in the archive) and frame only 20c., 25c., 30c., 50c. and $1 in matching blocks of four with margin at left, all with a large security punch hole, three with printer's correction mark in red ink, fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sarawak1934 1c. to $10, the set of twenty 1934 values each in an imperforate block of four on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Cat. £2,600Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SarawakJapanese Occupation1c., 2c. black, 3c. green, 4c., 5c., 6c. lake-brown, 8c. carmine, 10c. and 15c. blue, all with overprint in violet, fine mint. Cat. £1,223Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SarawakRevenue - Receipt Stamps1875 3c. black on grey, a marginal block of twenty-one being the bottom three rows of the sheet plus the large ornamental sheet value panel at foot; some light crease and adhesions on reverse but of fine appearance. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Saudi Arabia1916-90 the valuable and comprehensive, mostly mint, collection housed in a green "Filatco" printed album, including Hejaz 1916 perf. 12 1pi., perf. 10 ½pi., 1921 "1340 Hashemite Kingdom 1390" zig-zag roulette 1/8pi. date omitted at right, overprint double, ½pi. on 1pa., 1pi. on 1pi. (and another used on piece), 1925 two line "Hejaz Government, 4th. October, 1924" roulette 20, red overprint set, blue overprint ¼pi., ½pi., on framed overprint 1pa., 1/8pi. (used, corner crease), 1pi., 2pi., small three line overprint roulette 20 ½pi. blue overprint upright and inverted, zig-zag roule...

Seychelles1890-92 CA, Die II 16c. chestnut and ultramarine, variety malformed "s", neatly cancelled by large part "seychelles/jy 5 01" datestamp, fine and rare, R.P.S.Ccertificate (2015) S.G. 14a, £950. Photoprovenance:Dunlop 2017,the only mint or used recorded example of this variety at that timeSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1893-1960s mint and used collection arranged on seven Hagner pages including 1903 Local Surcharges set of three overprinted "specimen", 1906 to 2r.25 mint, KGV duplicated mint range with shades up to 5r., 1935 to 1r. in block of six, 1938-49 duplicated mint with values up to 5r.; also a six cents on 3c. postal stationery and a sketch for the 1969 10c. US satellite-tracking station stamp, a very interesting lot for the specialist, mixed condition. (hundreds)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1903 "3/cents" on 4c. carmine and green block of four, variety surcharge inverted, mint large part original gum, fresh and fine. A rare multiple. S.G. 15a, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1897-1900 75c. yellow and violet, variety repaired "s", neatly cancelled by "anse royale de 10 01" c.d.s., very fine and rare, S.G. 33a, £850. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1901 3c. on 16c. chestnut and ultramarine, lower right corner block of fifteen (3x5) from the left-hand pane with interpanneau margin at right, variety surcharge double, unmounted mint, fresh colour, a fine and exceptionally rare showpiece multiple. S.G. 38b, £7,500+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1903 2c., 30c., 1r.50 and 2r.25 mint, 1906 3c. and 6c. mint and 1r.50 used, all with variety slotted frame, generally fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1906 MCA 75c. yellow and violet, variety dented frame, used with light 'seychelles jy 6 12' datestamp leaving the variety clear, fine and rare, R.P.S. Certificate (2014), S.G. 68a, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1912-16 MCA 2r.25 deep magenta and green horizontal pair, left stamp showing variety split "a", unmounted, fine and rare, S.G. 81/a, £1,175+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1935 Silver Jubilee 12c. green and indigo, lower left corner margin block of four, stamp in R. 9/1 showing variety extra flagstaff, very lightly mounted, very fine and rare with only 51 possible, S.G. 129/a, £3,500+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1938-49 9c. dull blue left marginal example, variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint, very fine. Brandon Certificate (1999). S.G. 138aw, £5,000. Photo the only example recorded !Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1938-49 selection of twelve unmounted marginal blocks of four with Plate No. 1 or Harrison imprint with values up to 5r.; a couple of blemish toning spot on the 1r. and 2r.25 blocks otherwise generally very fine. A difficult lot to assemble. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Seychelles1952 9c. chalky blue left margin block of ten (5x2), showing variety Crown missing between the fourth vertical row, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 160/a, £1,400+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Africa1913 eleven handpainted essays submitted for the new Definitive Union postage stamps, comprising ½d., 1d., 2d., 2½d., 3d., 4d., 6d., 1/-, 2/6d., 5/- and 10/- each executed in various colours on pieces with simulated perforations on Cordall's Bristol Board (157x194mm.), opposite each is a stamp-size black and white print of the design and below it a typed note of the features in the design, all affixed on brown paper folder with typed "Competitive Designs for New Union Postage Stamp" and "Postmaster-General of the Union of South Africa, Cape Town." and with manuscript "A.F.G. F...

(x) South AfricaAerogrammesUndated Jewish New Year 3d. with "With Best Wishes from the s.a. gifts and comforts fund." in magenta on side panel, fresh unused. Apparently previously unrecorded on the Afrikaans aerogramme. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedPrinter's File Stamps½d. (7), 1d. (7), 1½d. (3), 2d. (6), 3d. (6), 4d. (4), 6d. (5), 8d. (3), 10d. (3), 1/- (7), 1/6d. (3), 2/- (5), 2/6d. (5) and 5/- (2, one the 1928 printing), all perforated, some marginal and comprising all sixty six printings found in the Waterlow archives, all with one or more 5mm. punch holes. A fine and...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Colour Trials1d. red vertical strip of three with good to large margins; fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedPrinter's File Stamps1½d. block of six (3x2) imperforate except for the right-hand vertical pair which is perforated vertically, the centre lower stamp and the right-hand vertical pair with one or two punch holes. Most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps½d. to 5/- set of fourteen (various printings) in corner blocks of four, the majority unmounted mint; fine. S.G. 1-14, £900+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps½d., 1d. (2), 1½d. 1st. (2) and 2nd. printings, 2d. 1st. printing, 3d. (2), 4d. 1st. printing, 6d. (two shades), 8d. (2, one 1st. printing), 10d. 1st. printing, 1/- (2), 1/6d. 1st. and 2nd. printings, 2/- 1st. printing, 2/6d. and 5/-, all in imprint blocks of four, fine mint. A fine lot. S.G. 1-14, £1,300+Subject t...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps½d., 1d. (2), 2d., 3d., 4d. 1st., 2nd. and 3rd. printings, 6d. (3, shades), 8d., 1st. printing, 10d. 1st. printing, 1/-, 1/6d., 2/6d. and 5/- in corner blocks of four, all but the 10d., 1/6d. and 2/6d. with sheet numbers, mint with some unmounted; a couple with light foxing, otherwise fine. Cat. £1,104+Subject to 20...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps½d. (2), 1d., 1½d., 2d., 3d., 6d. (six, shades), 8d. 2nd. printing, and 1/- (two shades), all in corner blocks of four, 8d. 3rd. printing corner block of six (3x2) and 5/- marginal block of four with part imprint, fine mint. Cat. £800+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps1d., 2d., 3d., 4d., 10d., 1/-, 1/6d. and 5/- marginal blocks of four and 8d. upper right corner block of twelve (6x2 with sheet number), all with imprint, the 1d. from the foot of the sheet, fine mint with some unmounted. Cat. £884Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps1d. bright rose coil perf. 12½ strip of five with coil join, a strip of three, a single and perf. 14 1d. and 2d., all cancelled and ties on piece by Bulawayo 38mm. double-ring datestamp. A very rare franking. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). S.G. 2, 2c, 4, £720+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps1½d. 3rd. printing, 3d., 6d., 10d. and 2/- corner blocks of four and 1/6d. corner single, all with sheet numbers, 2d. and 8d. 1st. printing corner blocks of four, 6d. singles (3, one with part imprint), 1/6d. and 5/- (3, shades) marginal pairs from top or foot of the sheet with imprint, 1/6d. corner single and 5/-,...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps1½d. bistre-brown 3rd. printing lower right corner block of four, variety printed double, one albino, fine mint. S.G. 3c., £1,600+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps5/- deep blue and deep blue-green February 1928 printing block of four, fine mint. Very rare. C.W. G14B. B.P.A. Certificate (2005). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps5/- deep blue and deep blue-green February 1928 printing marginal pair from the top of the sheet with imprint, fine mint. Very rare. C.W. G14B. Robson Lowe and B.P.A. Certificates (1981). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedIssued Stamps5/- deep blue and deep blue-green February 1928 printing, lightly mounted mint. Very rare. C.W. G14B. B.P.A. Certificate (2003). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green horizontal pair with interpanneau margin at top showing part imprint, variety imperforate between, light diagonal bend at lower right, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Brandon Certificate (1980). S.G. 1a, £1,200. Photo Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green horizontal pair with interpanneau margin at right, variety imperforate between, fine unmounted mint, mounted in the margin only. Brandon Certificate (1989). S.G. 1a, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green marginal block of four from the foot of the sheet, variety imperforate between vertical pairs, signed lightly in pencil on reverse, fine unmounted mint. A rare multiple. Brandon Certificate (1998). S.G. 1b, £2,400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green vertical pair, variety imperforate between, lightly mounted mint. S.G. 1b, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green vertical strip of three, variety imperforate between, mint; the stamp at foot with a a little soiling as several recorded examples do. A rare variety not listed in S.G. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green horizontal pair, variety imperforate vertically except at left where there is a vertical line of perforations between stamp and narrow sheet margin, unmounted mint. Rare and unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties½d. blue-green marginal horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate between and between stamp and margin, fine mint. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose marginal interpanneau block of eight (2x4) from the left of the sheet, horizontal pairs variety imperforate between, horizontal paper fold in interpanneau margin and diagonal bends affecting upper right stamp and another affecting the lower block of four, unmounted mint. A very rare m...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose lower right corner horizontal strip of three, the left-hand pair variety imperforate between, fine mint. S.G. 2a, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose horizontal pair with margin at top, variety imperforate between, fine mint. S.G. 2a, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. rose horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, fine mint. S.G. 2a, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose upper left corner horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, light diagonal paper bend, fine mint. S.G. 2a, £950. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties1d. bright rose lower left corner block of four, variety imperforate between stamps and left-hand margin, fine mint. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose vertical marginal pair from the foot of the sheet, variety imperforate between, fine mint. Rare with only one sheet of twenty examples recorded. S.G. 2b, £1,700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose vertical pair, variety imperforate horizontally, fine mint. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose lower left corner horizontal strip of three variety imperforate vertically and with vertical row of perfs. at right, fine mint. A rare variety with only ten such examples recorded by Otto Peetoom. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties1d. bright rose vertical strip of three, variety imperforate horizontally except at foot, fine mint. Rare and from the lower two rows of the sheet with a maximum of twenty such strips possible, most of which have been cut down to pairs. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties2d. black and purple-grey marginal pair from the left of the sheet, noted as close in shade to the 4th. printing (slate purple), variety imperforate between, fine mint and exceptionally rare with only twelve pairs recorded by Peetoom with a third sheet possible believed to have existed. R.P.S. Certi...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties3d. blue with margin at top, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine mint. The rarest of all this variety known with only one sheet recorded. In 1998 Peetoom recorded four of the ten possible with a corner strip of four recorded subsequently, one of which was sellotape sta...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Varieties6d. black and mauve block of four with blind perforations between the horizontal pairs and another row along the right side of the block which has been roughly separated, fine mint. A rare and spectacular multiple closely resembling the listed imperforate between variety. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties8d. purple and pale green horizontal strip of three, [6-8], from the foot of the sheet with part imprint, variety imperforate between stamps and margin with blind perforations, [6] with four perforation holes, [7-8] with all the perforation holes blind with the depth of the indentati...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties10d. blue and rose with margin at top showing right portion of imprint, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine mint. Rare with Peetoom recording just eleven from the three sheets (30 examples) possible. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information plea...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties10d. blue and rose with margin at top, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine mint. Rare with Peetoom recording just eleven from the three sheets (30 examples) possible. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties2/- black and brown block of four from the top of the sheet, variety imperforate between stamps and margin, fine mint. Very rare as being from the one sheet with the second row of stamps still intact, the other two sheets recorded only with the top row of stamps. PhotoSubject to 20%...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties2/- black and brown marginal horizontal pair from the top of the sheet with complete imprint, variety imperforate between stamps and margin, fine mint, small tone spot on reverse at left. Very rare with the complete imprint and with fifteen of the thirty examples recorded by Peetoom....

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedImperforate Between Stamp and Margin Varieties2/- black and brown upper right corner vertical pair with sheet number "293", variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine mint. A unique positional item as being from the one sheet with the second row of stamps still intact, the other two sheets recorded only with the top row...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedBooklet Stamps½d. and 1d. printer's file stamp imperforate blocks of twelve comprising tête-bêche blocks of six with narrow and wide sheet margins, the ½d. block with three stamps with red ink rings for corrections to plate, each block of four sharing a single punch hole; one 1d. with a thinned corner, otherwise fine and very ra...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedBooklet Stamps½d. and 1d. panes of six with margins showing stitch marks, excellent perforations, fine mint. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedFirst Day Covers1924 (1 Apr.) envelope from Bulawayo to Manchester, bearing ½d., 1d., 1½d. and 2d. each cancelled with 27mm. datestamp, arrival datestamp on reverse. A rare and attractive four-value and colourful franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedFirst Day Covers1924 (1 Apr.) envelope from Bulawayo to Johannesburg, bearing 6d. black and mauve cancelled with "support/rhodesian/industries" machine advertising slogan datestamp, arrival datestamp on reverse. Fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Southern Rhodesia1924-29 Admiral IssueThis popular issue has been extensively written-up in "The Rhodesian Philatelist". Prospective buyers are referred to issues 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17, 22 and 23 where many of the lots offered below have been discussed and illustratedParliamentary Conference1924 (2 Oct.) envelope to Cape Town, bearing 5/- blue and blue-green cancelled by superb "parlementere/parliamentary" double-ring datestamp in violet; fine and scarce, particularly with this high value. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueDie ProofsWaterlow day book group with vignettes of the King and Queen with uncleared surrounds, that of the King with uniform deeper than used and that of the Queen with small piece of her shoulder between beads and dress uncleared, vignette, frame master and 1d. to 6d. duties, all in black on wove paper showing die, roller and/or proof numbers, all crossed through with "Cancelled" in red ink (reduced) and with a small punch hole/s; some with small portions torn away due to removal from printer's day book, nevertheless an exceptionally rare set with...

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssuePrinter's File Stamps1d. vignette and complete design, 2d. vignette and complete design, 3d. vignette and 6d. complete design, all in imperforate corner blocks of four, and the set in perforated imprint blocks of four, two of the imperforate 1d. and one of the 2d. with red ink marks indicating small plate corrections, each stamp with a single puncture, and a single imperforate 2d. (small red ink mark) without a puncture. A scarce and attractive groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueWaterlow Sample Stamps1d. violet and brown, 1d. deep green and indigo, 1d. orange and black and 6d. black and green, all in blocks of four and overprinted "waterlow & sons ltd./specimen" and with small punch hole, fresh without gum. A scarce group in blocks of fourSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueWaterlow Sample Stamps1d. deep green and indigo overprinted "waterlow & sons ltd./specimen" and without punch hole, affixed to piece of printer's sample presentation booklet numbered "s.t. 1793". Rare with few examples believed known without punch holeSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueSpecimen Stamps1d., 3d. and 6d., each handstamped "specimen" in bluish green by a UPU Receiving Authority, unmounted mint. A very rare trio with the 2d. not knownSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueIssued Stamps1d. olive and rose-carmine lower left corner block of four, all four stamps variety major offset of the locomotive, very lightly mounted mint with the lower pair unmounted. Rare and spectacular. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1937 Coronation IssueIssued Stamps3d. violet and blue centre marginal pair from the top of the sheet with printer's cross in margin and line between the two stamps, variety imperforate between stamps and margin, unmounted mint. Fine and rare with only three such pairs possible from the three sheets thus discovered. Brandon Certificate (1999)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Royal Visit IssueDie Proofs½d. and 1d. printer's working die proofs of the frame and vignette of both, all stamp-size on wove paper showing die and roller numbers. A unique group which are not believed to exist in "clean" form. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Royal Visit IssueDie Proofs½d. and 1d. vignette die proofs, both stamp-size on wove paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Royal Visit IssuePrinter's Proofs½d. and 1d. imperforate printer's proofs in the issued colours, both inset of separate pieces of wove paper; believed unique in this form. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Royal Visit IssueImperforate Plate Proofs½d. and 1d. printer's imperforate plate proofs comprising frame and complete design of both in blocks of twelve (6x2) from the foot of the sheet with imprint, the ½d. frame with a couple of values "ringed" for small plate corrections, the 1d. frame (vertical crease through column three) marked "Plate & colour O.K.", initialled and dated "18.2.47", the complete designs with various notations and dated as okay on "18.2.47" and "30.2.47" respectively, each stamp with small puncture and the block sharing a larger central puncture....

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Royal Visit IssueImperforate Printer's Plate Proofs½d. and 1d. vignettes and complete design imperforate printer's plate proofs, and complete design perforated, all in marginal or corner blocks of four, each stamp with small puncture and the imperforate blocks sharing a larger central puncture. A fine groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Victory IssueDie ProofsThe set of four die proofs on wove paper, each showing die, roller and plate number. A unique quartet. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Victory IssueImperforate Printer's ProofsA collection of imperforate printer's proofs comprising the set of four in blocks of four and 1d. heart of the sheet block of sixteen (creases in margins) with one stamp ringed for plate corrections, and perforated set of four in blocks of four, each with a small puncture and the imperforate blocks of four sharing a large single punctureSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Victory IssueWaterlow Sample StampsSets of four imperforate and perforated, each overprinted "waterlow & sons ltd./specimen", the perforated set each with a small puncture, the imperforate set without security puncture and considered very rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Victory IssueIssued Stamps2d. slate, marginal from the top of the sheet, variety double print, fine unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. 65a, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1947 Victory IssueIssued Stamps6d. orange lower left corner block of four, variety fine offset, fine unmounted mint. An impressive multiple from the one sheet reported to have been found at Umtali, not all examples of which showed this fine offset variety and of which only thirty-five are recorded. Photoprovenance:Graham Cooper, December 2016Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1950 (12 Sept.) Diamond Jubilee of Southern Rhodesia 2d.EssayEssay in a design not dissimilar to the issued design though with dates at top and country name at foot, handpainted in shades of violet with small portions highlighted in Chinese white, stamp-size and inset on cream card (118x160mm. with grey paper surround) marked "Accepted in this design but in two Colours" and with "waterlow & sons/limited/specimen" embossed handstamp at lower right corner, mounted in brown card folder (142x179mm.). Exquisite. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) Southern Rhodesia1950 (12 Sept.) Diamond Jubilee of Southern Rhodesia 2d.Die ProofsVignette and frame die proofs, stamp-size in black on wove paper showing die numbers, etc.; small portion of vignette proof torn away at upper left, otherwise sound. Also an upper right corner mint block of six of the issued stamp. Unique. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1950 (12 Sept.) Diamond Jubilee of Southern Rhodesia 2d.Imperforate Printer's Plate ProofsFrame and complete design, both in blocks of ten (5x2, each with a small punch hole) from the foot of the sheet with various notations, the vignette block with no imprint, notes on numbers to be printed and "Wording correct. Lay to left & lower", the complete design with "Vignette plate correct. Improve register" and dated "11.7.50". A unique pairSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1950 (12 Sept.) Diamond Jubilee of Southern Rhodesia 2d.Imperforate Printer's Plate ProofsFrame and complete design (2, one perforated), each in a marginal block of four with small punch holes; fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (15 Apr.) Birth Centenary of Cecil RhodesDie ProofsVignettes and frames of the five values all in black on wove paper showing die numbers, etc. A unique group. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (30 May) Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo 6d.EssayHandpainted essay by J.E.D. Johnson, staff artist at Waterlow & Sons, in a design not dissimilar to the issued stamp though with "postage & revenue" tablet at upper right above a portrait of the Queen facing forward, in blue-green and magenta with portions highlighted in Chinese white with simulated perforations and executed five times stamp-size on board (180x146mm.) with pale blue surround to the design. Unique and highly attractive. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premi...

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (30 May) Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo 6d.Die ProofsIn black on wove paper showing die number, etc.; thinned barely affecting appearance. Unique. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (30 May) Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo 6d.Die ProofsIn black on wove paper (50x42mm.) showing fine outer guide lines 2mm. outside the design and 1½mm. punch hole at upper right, affixed to presentation card (183x127mm.) inscribed "waterlow & sons limited, printed direct from plate. london, england."; scarceSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (30 May) Rhodes Centenary Exhibition, Bulawayo 6d.Die ProofsIn violet, two examples, both with small punch hole, affixed to portion of presentation sheet (113x62mm.) with "approved by the minister of posts and telegraphs postmaster" handstamp and signed by him. Unique. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (1 June) Coronation 2/6d.EssaysCrayon sketch in pencil and carmine with small portions completed in Chinese white, stamp-size on cream card (95x109mm.) marked "DP Carmine" and "Southern Rhodesia 43.5 27mm." and accompanied by three photo portraits of the Queen by Dorothy Wilding chosen by the Government to be used for the issued designSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (1 June) Coronation 2/6d.EssaysHandpainted essay in a vertical format design in shades of carmine with portions touched up in Chinese white, the portrait of the Queen and the Crown cleverly cut out and affixed to the light grey card (95x107mm.) with the design sealed in glassine endorsed in pen ""A" and "n/a", "thomas de la rue & co, ltd. london." label affixed at foot. Exquisite. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern Rhodesia1953 (1 June) Coronation 2/6d.Imperforate ProofIn the issued design and colour and affixed to card (103x123mm.) with pencilled "

(x) Southern RhodesiaPostal StationeryAdmiral IssuePost Cards½d. green and 1d. red, both affixed to thin card, handstamped "specimen" and ex the Bechuanaland archive; 1d. with small surface fault at base of stamp impression, otherwise fine and a unique pairSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern RhodesiaPostal StationeryField Marshall IssueEnvelopesMaster proof in rose on wove paper (83x95mm.); fine and very rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern RhodesiaPostal StationeryField Marshall IssueLetter Cards1½d. brown handstamped across stamp impression with local script "Specimen" (Samuel R4), unfolded; closed puncture at upper left, otherwise fresh and very fine. Unissued and a major Southern Rhodesia postal stationery rarity. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern RhodesiaPostal StationeryAdmiral IssueLetter Cards1½d. brown-red, fine unused. Very rare and believed not to have been issued although a limited number are known unused and with one used example recorded. Photoprovenance:O.G. Holmes, 1960Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern RhodesiaPostal StationeryField Marshall IssueLetter Cards1½d. brown, unissued, unfolded and very fine unused. Very rare. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) Southern RhodesiaAerogrammes1946 (Dec.) 6d. grey unused and accompanied by 1944 (Oct.) 6d. blue-green, both fine unused. The former one of the rarest airletters known with only three examples recorded by Peetoom. Kessler 1, 2. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

St. Helena1903 Wharf complete design die proof with uncleared value tablets and surround, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after hardening", dated "4 dec 02" and initialled, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Swaziland1961 50c. on 5/- deep lilac and slate-black, Type III, marginal from the right of the sheet; fine unmounted mint. S.G. 75b, £950Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Swaziland1961 Decimal Surcharges50c. on 5/- deep lilac and slate-black, Type III, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. Certificate (1997). S.G. 75b, £950Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Vertical red lines6r. black, type 1, a slightly greyish shade, red rosette cancellation, large margins showing dividing lines complete on three sides and a small portion of the adjoining stamp at right; very fine. E. Diena Certificate (1985) and red handstamp on the reverse. S.G. Z2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Vertical red lines6r. black, type 2, good to large margins all round and showing dividing lines complete or partial on three sides, placed sideways and tied by black Rosette cancellation to entire letter to Albis Brunn with Winterthur c.d.s. of 8 June 1843 alongside; the entire letter with filing folds clear of the adhesive, fine and attractive. Moser-Räz (1968) and Eichele (2017) Certificates. S.G. Z2, £5,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Vertical red lines6r. black, type 2, variety white patch to left of "6" [57]. black rosette cancellation at right leaving the numeral untouched, close to large margins and showing dividing lines complete at top and bottom; fine. Mozer-Räz Certificate (1969). S.G. Z2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Vertical red lines6r. black, type 2, red rosette cancellation, close to large margins all round and with portions of dividing lines on two sides; fine and attractive. K. Kimmel Certificate (1997). S.G. Z2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Vertical red lines6r. black, type 5, red rosette cancellation, close to large margins all round and showing dividing lines complete or partial on three sides; a sound example of this scarce stamp. S.G. Z2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 2, margins all round and with dividing line complete or partial on three sides, tied by superb red rosette cancellation to entire letter with red Zurich c.d.s. of 4 June 1849 alongside; very fine and most attractive. Von Der Weid Certificate (1988). S.G. Z4, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 2, red rosette cancellation, margins all round and with part of dividing line at right; fine. S.G. Z4, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 3, a greyish shade, large margins all round and with dividing lines complete or partial on all four sides, tied by light black rosette cancellation to envelope with Meilen 15/6 c.d.s. alongside; a couple of tiny stain spots, fine and scarce. Nussbaum Certificate (1967). S.G. Z4, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 4, black rosette cancellation, large margins all round and with dividing lines complete on two sides; fine and fresh. S.G. Z4, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 5, tied to small piece by red rosette cancellation, large margins and showing dividing lines complete or partial on three sides; very fine. Zumstein Z4, £2,000+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 5, variety dot in top of "6" [90], red rosette cancellation, good to very large margins all round with dividing lines complete on three sides; fine and attractive. Marchand Certificate (2018), S.G. Z4var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsZurich 1843-46 Ground of Horizontal red lines6r. black, type 3, the major retouch [98], central red rosette cancellation, large margins with dividing lines complete or partial on two sides; fine and rare. S.G. Z5, £4,250, . PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsGeneva1843 "Double Geneva" 5c. on yellow-green, the left hand portion, tied to small piece by red rosette cancellation, large margins and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot; a little repaired at left. A most attractive example. Bühler Certificate 1981. S.G. G2, £11,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1845 Small Eagle5c. on (very deep) yellow-green, tied by red rosette and Geneve c.d.s. of 16 March 1846 to entire letter, large margins for this issue being just touched at lower left but showing dividing line at top; the entire with filing fold at foot but is nevertheless and extremely fine cover bearing this stamp which is exceptionally difficult to find in fine condition. Hunziker and A. Diena Certificates (1969). S.G. G3, £4,250. Photo.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal AdministrationsGeneva 1845 Small Eagle5c. yellow-green, red rosette cancellation, barely touched at left but good margins for this; fine. Signed A de Reuterskiöld and with E. Rellstab Certificate (1986). S.G. G3, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1846-48 Large Eagle5c. on yellow-green, unused with traces of original gum, margins all round; fine and a fresh example of his scarce stamp. Zumstein Certificate (1999). S.G. G4, £2,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1846-48 Large Eagle5c. on yellow-green, red rosette cancellation, good to very large margins all round; fine and attractive. A. Diena (1973) and Caffaz (1989) Certificates. S.G. G4, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1846-48 Large Eagle5c. on yellow-green, red rosette cancellation, on piece with red Geneva c.d.s. oc 3 June 1848 alongside; touched at left but large margins other sides and fine. S.G. G4, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1846-48 Large Eagle5c. on blue-green, tied to small piece by a fine upright red rosette cancellation, close to large margins, superb. Rellstab (1984) and. Diena (1985) Certificates. S.G. G5, £3,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesGeneva 1846-48 Large Eagle5c. on blue-green, large part original gum (hinge remainders), margins all round, fine and an attractive example of the rarer shade. Signed Zumstein. With Von Der Weid Certificate (1996). S.G. G5, £5,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesBasel1845 2½r. carmine, black and blue, first printing, tied to piece by red Basel c.d.s. of 21 April 1847, cut into at foot but showing portions or traces of no less than five adjoining stamps, wonderfully fresh colours and unusually showing a considerable shift of the red printing, sharp embossing and fine. A spectacular example of this rare and popular stamp. Nussbaum Certificate (1973). S.B. B1a, £21,000. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandCantonal IssuesBasel1845 2½r. vermilion black and green, the so-called proof, from the top of the sheet and with good margins other sides, unused without gum, sharp embossing. A fine and attractive example of this rare stamp. Moser Certificate (1974). See footnote after S.G. B1, £8,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1850 "Vaud"5c. black and red, tied by black Geneva grid cancellation to printed funeral invitation, large margins and showing partial dividing lines on two sides, Geneva c.d.s. of 17 June 1851 alongside; fine and most attractive. S.G. L2, £4,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1850 "Vaud"5c. black and red, red rosette cancellation, large margins and showing portions of dividing lines on three sides; very fine. S.G. L2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1850 "Vaud"5c. black and red, tied to piece by red rosette cancellation, large margins and showing portions of dividing lines on two sides; fine. Raybaudi Certificate (1988). S.G. L2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1850 "Vaud"5c. black and red, black Geneva lozenge cancellation, very large margins with dividing lines practically complete on all four sides, fine and rare. Eichele Certificate mentions "Papier unwesentlich faltig" (unimportant bends). S.G. L2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1850 "Vaud"5c. black and red, black rosette cancellation, large margins all round and showing dividing line complete or partial on three sides; diagonal corner crease at lower right, fine. With R.P.S. Certificate (1947). S.G. L2, £2,250. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1851 "Neuchâtel"5c. black and red, very large margins all round with dividing lines complete on all four sides and showing a small portion of an adjoining stamp at right, ted to piece by lozenge of bars cancellation with Geneva c.d.s. of 3 Jan. 1852 below. Exceptional. Rellstab Certificate (1992). S.G. L3, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodGeneva So called 1851 "Neuchâtel"5c. black and red, tied to piece by lozenge of bars cancellation, a little cut into at top, large margins other sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right; attractive and scarce. S.G. L3, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandTransitional PeriodZurich So called 1850 "Winterthur"2½c. black and red, part of black "p.p." and red dated cancellations, dividing ornaments on all four sides; fine. S.G. L4, £4,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Orts Post"Framed Cross 2½r. black and red, type 20, unused without gum, margins all round, fresh and fine. A most appealing example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 1, £3,750. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Orts Post"Framed Cross 2½r. black and red, type 39, hinged to small piece, large margins with dividing lines complete or partial on all four sides and showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, black Federal grill cancellation; fine and scarce. Von Der Weid Certificate (1979). S.G. 1, £1,900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Orts Post"Unframed Cross 2½r. black and red, type 6, close to large margins all round and with dividing line complete at right, black rosette cancellation; fine. S.G. 2, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Orts Post"Unframed Cross 2½r. black and red, horizontal pair, type 9-10, close or perhaps just touched at top to large margins and showing dividing lines complete at foot, tied to piece (hinged) by two blue "franco" cancellations; fine and rare. S.G. 2, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Orts Post"Unframed Cross 2½r. black and red, type 11, good to large margins all round, light black "p.d." cancellation; fresh and fine. Eichele Certificate (2005). S.G. 2, £3,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Poste Locale"Framed Cross 2½r. black and red, two examples, type 12 and type 21, on entire letter dated 14 Nov. 1851 from Vevey to Montagnes de Bex sharing a single black Federal grid cancellation, the type 21 stamp defective, the type 12 with large margins and showing complete or partial dividing lines on all four sides; some stain spots not affecting the stamps. S.G. 3. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Poste Locale"Framed Cross 2½r. black and red, type 17, large margins with dividing lines practically complete on three sides, black Federal grid cancellation; very fine and fresh. S.G. 3, £1,900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850-51 "Poste Locale"Framed Cross 2½r. black and red, horizontal pair, type 33-34, just touched at places at foot to very large margins, showing complete or partial dividing lines on three sides and a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, , black "p.p." cancellations; natural (?) diagonal wrinkle, fine. A scarce pair. S.G. 3, £1,900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850 "Rayon I"Unframed Cross 5r. red, black and blue, double impression of the black printing, large margins all round with dividing line complete at foot and partial left and right, black grid cancellation; fine and scarce. S.G. 6var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850 "Rayon I"Framed Cross 5r. red, black and deep blue, large margins all round and with dividing lines complete or partial on three sides, black "p.p." cancellation; very fine and fresh. S.G. 7, £1,600. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850 "Rayon I"Unframed Cross 5r. red, black and deep blue (mottled print), type 24, large margins all round and with dividing lines complete at right and at foot, tied to piece by black Federal grid cancellation with red Basel c.d.s of 13 Aug. 1852 alongside; the piece with some stain spots but an astonishing clear print. With Nussbaum Certificate (1968). S.G. 8, £1,400. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1850 "Rayon II"Unframed Cross 10r., a reconstruction of the forty-types, including a pair, margins all round to touched, a variety of cancellations; chiefly good to fine. S.G. 10-12 group .Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1851 "Rayon I"Unframed Cross 5r. red and pale blue, thin paper and showing paper maker's watermark, large margins all round and with dividing lines complete or partial on three sides. Very fine and rare in this fresh state of conservation. With Moser-Raz Certificate (1968). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1851 "Rayon I"Unframed Cross 5r., reconstruction of the 40 types, used, including vertical pair and horizontal strip of three, mixed condition but very fine included. S.G. 14/15Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1852 "Rayon III" Small Figures15r. vermilion, horizontal pair, touched at foot but showing partial or complete frame lines at places, sharing a single black Federal grid cancellation on Official c.o.d. entire letter to Kunterswil; filing fold at right clear of the adhesives; fine. With Zumstein Certificate (2000). S.G. 20. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1852 "Rayon III" Small Figures15c. vermilion, two examples (types 5 and 7) showing the variety "Oblique line", margins all round and showing dividing lines at places; fine.The first with Renggli Certificate (2000). S.G. 22,Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1852 "Rayon III" Small Figures15c. vermilion, used with 1851 Rayon I 5r. on small entire letter, both with good to large margins all round and showing dividing lines at places, black Federal grid cancellations; the stamps lifted for examination and hinged into place. Fine. A rare and attractive franking. Signed Moser-Raz and Nussbaum. S.G. 22, 14. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1852 "Rayon III" Small Figures15c. vermilion, two examples, both with good to large margins all round and showing dividing lines at places, arranged tête-bêche and tied by a single Federal grid cancellation on entire letter, dated 29 April 1852 to Berne with Untersee c.d.s. alongside; fine and rare. With Rellstab certificate (1979). S.G. 22. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1852 "Rayon III" Large Figures15r. reconstruction of the ten types, all with Federal grid cancellations (3 in blue), type 10 is touched at top, the others with mostly large margins all round and showing dividing lines or portions of adjoining stamp. Chiefly very fine. S.G. 23/24Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1854 First Period, Second Munich PrintingA valuable Collection, comprising 5r. (11 with a pair, single on cover), 10r. (13 with single on cover and another cover with two examples), 15r. (7 with one on cover), 40r. (9), used, a variety of shades, cancellations, Plate flaws, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1854-55 First Period, Berne Printing, Green ThreadThe valuable collection on leaves, comprising 5r. (11 with one on entire), 10r. (10 with three on entires), 15r. (15 with two on entire), 20r. (7 with one on entire), all used, a good variety of cancellations, chiefly fine selected examplesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1855 Second Period, Thick Paper10r. blue, ninety-five used examples, including a good range of shades, ten pairs, strips of three and four, many Federal grid cancellations but also includes c.d.s. and straight line types; chiefly fine selected examples. Zumstein 22C/CaSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1855 Second Period, Thick Paper1f. grey-lilac, original gum, margins all round, fresh and fine. A rare stamp in this superb condition. Signed Berra and with Rellstab Certificate (1988). Zumstein 27C. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1855 Second Period, Thick Paper1f. grey-lilac used with 15r. on envelope dated 7 Feb. 1859 addressed to the United States, the 1f. touched at top and the envelope with flap missing and portion out at top; a rare cover. Zumstein 27C. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1855 Second Period, Thick Paper40r. green, twenty-six used examples, including a pair, a good range of shades, cancellations, etc.; chiefly fine selected examples. Zumstein 26CSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1856-57 Second Period, Threads Altered5r. black thread (28 with three pairs and two on entires), 15r. blue thread (13 with one on entire), 1f. yellow thread (7, one on piece with 15r.), used, mostly selected examples. Zumstein 22D, 24D, 27DSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1856-57 Second Period, Threads Altered1f. grey-lilac, yellow thread, horizontal strip of three, remarkably with margins all round, Neuchâtal c.d.s. cancellations; fine. A rare strip. Zumstein 27D. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1858-62 Third Period, Thick Paper, Green Thread5r. brown, diagonal bisect, tied by Geneva c.d.s. of 16 March 1862 to printed matter piece; very fine. Zumstein Certificate (1956). S.G. 47c. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1854-62 Seated Helvetia, so-called "Strubel"1858-62 Third Period, Thick Paper, Green ThreadThe valuable collection on pages, comprising 2r. (2 unused and 2 used), 5r. (51 with three on entires, two pairs), 10r. (52 with four on entires, three pairs), 15r. (35 with four entires (one with a pair, another with Toss thimble cancellation), two pairs), 20r. (16 with two on an entire to Germany), 40r. (28 with one part original gum,, three on entires), condition is mixed but most are fine to very fine selected examples. Zumstein 21G-26G.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more infor...

Switzerland1862 to 1881 Perforated Sitting Helvetias1862-64Mint and used collection (158) on pages, including 2c. grey (3 unused or part original gum), 3c. black (fine used with Bulged PD datestamp), 10c. blue (5 part original gum or unused), 40c. green (unused and part original gum), 60c. copper-bronze (unused and part original gum, five used), 1f. gold (mint block of four, 15 used with shades), etc., a good range of shades, minor varieties, etc., chiefly fine selected examplesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1862 to 1881 Perforated Sitting Helvetias1867-78 Changed ColoursCollection on pages (over 570), including 2c. red-brown fine used, 10c. red mint blocks of 4 (2), 15c. yellow mint blocks of 4 (2), thirty-one used, 40c. grey (49 used), 50c. purple, three mint or part original gum, fifty used, etc., shades, minor varieties, chiefly fine selected examplesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1862 to 1881 Perforated Sitting Helvetias1881 Granite PaperCollection on pages (167), including 2c. ochre (31 used), 5c. black-brown double impression, one inverted contained in a block of fifty, 10c. rose fine used, 15c. lemon-yellow mint block of 4, 20c. brown -orange (2 used), 25c. green (4 used), 50c. used, 1f. mint block of four, etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1862 to 1881 Perforated Sitting Helvetias1881 Granite Paper40c. slate, fine used. Rare. S.G. 111, £4,500. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1882-1907 Standing HelvetiaImpressed WatermarkThe valuable mint and used collection (over 1,100) in a red album, including perf. 11¾ (Zumstein A) 25c. (4), 50c., 1f., 3f. (2), perf. 11½ x 11 (Zumstein C) 25c. (2), 30c., perf. 11½ x.11 narrow oval (Zumstein D), 20c. (7), 25c. blue (3). 35c. (4), 30c. (3), 40c. (3), 50c. pale blue (2), 50c. green (2), 1f. maroon (2), 1f. carmine, 3f. (2), perf. 11½ x 12 (Zumstein E) 20c. (3), 25c,. (4), 30c. (4), 40c. (2), 50c., 1f. carmine (2), 3f. (4), re-drawn 40c. (Zumstein F) all part original gum or unused, perf. 11¾ 40c. (6), perf. 9½ 0c. (8...

Switzerland1882-1906 Cross and Figure1882-99 Granite Paper, Narrow Control15c. dull violet, block of four, large part original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint; fine and fresh. S.G. 131B, £360+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1882-1906 Cross and Figure1882-99 Granite Paper, Wide ControlMint and used Collection (178) on pages, including 2c. (10), 3c. (6 with a block of four, 5c. (4 ), 10c. (11), 12c. (12 including a block of four), 15c. lemon (2), 15c. purple (4) all unused or part original gum, used with 3c. strip of five, 15c. lemon (10), 15c. purple (13), etc., chiefly good to fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1882-1906 Cross and Figure1882-99 Granite Paper, Wide Control15c. lemon, block of six (3x2), unmounted mint, fine and scarce. R. Diena Certificate (1996). S.G. 132A, £1,200. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandInterpanneau pairs with holeMint and used collection (38 items) on pages, including Zumstein S1, S4, S7II, S7III, S9, S10, S12, S13, S20, S22, S23, S26 all mint or original gum, Zumstein S3, S5, S14, S15, S16, S17, S26, S30 and S33 all used, chiefly fine. A Valuable lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandMint and used collection housed in eleven albums contained in two cartons, including 1932 Peace Conference set in mint and used blocks of four, 1934 Landscapes set in mint and used blocks of four, 1936-42 Landscapes 10c. double impression, 20c. type I mint (2) and use, 1938 League of Nations set in used blocks of four, 1938-54 3f. to 10f. with papers, blocks, varieties, 1941-59 Historical designs 1f. double impression, 1941 Bern 10c. "Spider" variety mint and used, 1942 Salvage campaign complete sheet, 1944 Olympics 30c. "eye" retouch, 1945 Pax set mint and used, 1949-50 20c. Die...

SwitzerlandMiniature SheetsMint and used collection housed in a black album, including 1934 NABA mint and used, 1936 National Defence,1938 Aarau, 1943 small Zurich, 1943 large Zurich, 1943 Geneva, 1945 War Relief, 1945 Basel, 1948 Imaba, 1951 Lunaba, 1955 Lausanne, 2000 embroidery, some associated issues, etc., chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandMiniature SheetsCollection on cover contained in a green album, issues to 1987, including 1934 NABA, 1938 Aarau (3),1943 Geneva (3, one with 1943 small Zurich), 1945 Basel, 1948 Imaba(2), 1951 Lunaba, 1955 Lausanne (2), some associated issued, chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on four sides, type III, stamp 5, fine used. Rare. Rellstab Certificate (1979). Zumstein IV. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLangnau 50c. violet, block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, original gum with the lower pair remaining unmounted mint, some hinge remainders, usual rough perfs., fine and rare. Bohler Certificate (1990). Zumstein VI. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on four sides, type III, stamp 6, original gum, hinge remainder, fine and rare. Renggli Certificate (1999). Zumstein IX. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on four sides, tied to Official postcard, additionally franked Tell's son 5c. by blue Posta Aerea Svizzera/Lugano datestamp; fine and rare. Zumstein IX. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on four sides, type IV, large part original gum, hinge remainders, fine. Marchand Certificate (2017). Zumstein IX. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on all four sides, tied to p.p.c. to Zurich, additionally franked Tell's son 2c. and 3c. by black Posta Aerea Svizzera/Lugano datestamps; fine and rare. Zumstein IX. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsLugano 25c. green, red and grey, perforated on four sides, type IV, stamp 7, large part original gum; fine. Von Der Weid Certificate (1988). Zumstein IX. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsSitten-Sion 50c. red, used on Oscar Bilder picture post card, additionally franked Tell's son 5c., Sierre cancellation, the label fine but the card with faults. Rare. Zumstein Xa. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsSitten-Sion 50c. red, violet Poste Aerienne Suisse cancellation; fine. Zumstein Xa. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsMint selection (11), comprising Aarau 50c., Basel 50c., Bern 50c., Burgdorf 50c., Herisau 50c., Langnau 50c., Laufen 50c., Liestal 50c., Sitten-Sion 50c. (matt and glossy papers), Solothurn 50c., original gum or prge part original gum; fine. An attractive groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Switzerland1913 Pioneer Air MailsUsed selection (6) comprising Aarau 50c., Basel 50c., Bern 50c., Herisau 50c., Langnau 50c., Laufen 50c., chiefly fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandAir Mails1919-88 mint and used collection on pages, including 1919-20 30c. (3 mint), 1923-40 35c. cinnamon and light brown mint block of four, single on cover, 40c. slate lilac and dull violet 40c. block of four another with 45c. on cover, 75c. Icarus on cover, used block of four, 2f. Eagle on cover, grilled gum 25c. and 45c. used blocks of four, 40c. winged envelope block of four, 1935-37 surcharges, 1941-48 set in mint blocks of four, 1941 Pro Aero 1f. mint and used blocks of four, 1944 set in used blocks of four, 1946 Pro-Aero 1f. 50 two used blocks of four, 1947 2f. 50 used blo...

SwitzerlandAir Mails1919-85 Collection of covers and cards (over 240) housed in three albums contained in a carton, including 1919-20 50c. on flown covers from Zurich-Lausanne and Neuchatal-Graz, 1923 (27 Aug.) 25c. postal stationery envelope additionally franked Pilot 35c., 45c. registered from Zurich to London (Amateur Collector Certificate stating Ex Rothschild), 1923 Basel to London Military flight franked Pilot 35c., 40c. and seven other values, 1923 Chur to Zurich Military flight franked Pilot 35c., 40c. and four other values, 1926 Afrikaflug (2 covers and 2 cards), 1929 Mittelholtzer (...

SwitzerlandAir Mails1919-29 30c. pale green and yellow-brown, horizontal pair with Helvetia and Sword 60c. and Tell's son 5c. on 7½c., tied to piece by Islikon c.d.s. of 24.Nov. 1921; fine and a rare piece. Von Der Weid Certificate (1984). S.G. 241, 302, 310. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandAir Mails1932 Disarmament 15c. light green and green, variety double print of green, original gum, some light gum staining; fine and a rare variety. Handstamp on reverse and with Renggli Certificate (1994). S.G. 344var., Zumstein 16.1.09. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandAir Mails1935-37 10c. on 15c. light green and green, surcharge inverted, original gum; fine and one of the great Air Mail rarities of Switzerland. Only one sheet of fifty printed. Eichele Certificate (1999). S.G. 359a, £10,000. Zumstein 20.1A.09. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

SwitzerlandPro-JuventuteMint and used collection to 1985 housed in four albums contained in a carton, including 1912 semi-official set of three part original gum and used (the used 10cmi. with faults but Von Der Weid Certificate 2007), 10r. on cover and another on card, 10cts. on card, 1913 5c. + 5c. used block of 4, the later issues largely complete mint and used, 1941 miniature sheet unmounted mint and on cover, 1953 and 1955 booklets, 1953 se-tenant and tete-beche sheet, many blocks of four, etc., chiefly fine. A good lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

(x) TibetChinese Post Offices1911 2r. on $2 claret and bright yellow, centred to upper right, mint large part of fresh gum, a couple of short perforations otherwise fine with very fresh colour, Chan T11, S.G. C11, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) TrinidadPostage Dues1885 piece of tracing paper (185x200mm.) entitled "Stamps required of each of the undermentioned values", bearing 8d. pen and ink sketch similar to the issued design but with lettering against white background, together with sketches of the ½d., 1d., 2d., 3d., 4d., 5d., 6d., 8d. and 1/- values, each in a 16½mm. circle. Photoprovenance:De La Rue archives, 1976Sir John Marriott, September 2001Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

Trinidad and Tobago1913-51, a group of U.P.U. specimens (93) mounted on four ledger pages ex. the Tunisian U.P.U. archive with 1913-23 set to £1, 1921-22 set to £1, 1922-28 set to £1, all overprinted 'specimen' in black or red, 1935-37 pictorial set to 72c., 1935 Silver Jubilee set and 1937 Coronation set, 1938-44 set to $4,80, 1946 Victory all perforated 'specimen', 1948 Silver Wedding, 1949 U.P.U., and 1951 set without specimen, also Postage Dues.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Trinidad and Tobago1934 (4 April) photographic essays for ½d. to £1 set of nine with additional 3d., 6d., 5/-, £1, $1.20 and $4.80 (the latter two added 19.9.34); all in unadopted designs and affixed to card (110x183mm). Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Trinidad and Tobago1935 Pictorial, a mint and used collection on stock pages including 1c. to 72c. set of nine perforated 'specimen' (2), one unmounted with B.P.A. Certificate (1986), 1c. and 2c. coil strips of six, set in marginal blocks of four unmounted, 6c., 8c. 12c. and 24c. in full imprint blocks of four, 12c. perf. 12½ block of four, 3c. 6c. and 8c. in compete sheets, used set with 72c. block of four used, also covers and cards (50+) including 1936 air mail cover to Brazil bearing 2c., 12c. and 72c., 1937 air mail cover to Paris being a first day cover for the first airmail connection t...

Trinidad and Tobago1935 Pictorial 1c. to 72c. set of nine in imperforate proofs in the issued colours on watermarked paper perforated 'specimen'. Ex. the printer's archive. Unique and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Trinidad and Tobago1935 Pictorial 1c. to 72c. set of nine imperforate proofs in issued colours on watermarked paper, together with ledger sheet headed 'trinidad & tobago / issued 1934' and marked in pencil 'Appd. for colours, 15/10/34 and initialled' from which the proofs have been removed. Some residual adhesive from the sheet remains on only a few values, nevertheless scarce and attractive. Ex the printer's archive. Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Uganda1895 (May) 15 (c.) black, narrow letters on narrow type-written on thin laid paper, unused without gum; fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 28, £2,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.
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137£800
138Unsold
139£650
140£580
140A£650
140B£600
140C£580
141£580
142£700
143£580
144Unsold
145Unsold
146£600
147Unsold
148Unsold
149Unsold
150£500
151£7,500
152£850
153£320
154£380
155£750
156£600
157£550
158£480
159£600
160£450
161£850
162£650
163£1,300
164£900
165£800
166£480
167£650
168£1,400
169£400
170£3,500
171£1,400
172£950
173£850
174£1,100
175£600
176£900
177£1,000
178£1,600
179£450
180£480
181£800
182£600
183£1,900
184£1,500
185£650
186£1,200
187£700
188£550
189£1,300
190£450
191£900
192£850
193£600
194£1,200
195£600
196Unsold
197£950
198£1,000
199£1,800
200£3,000
201£380
202£800
203Unsold
204£1,900
205£420
206£1,200
207Unsold
208£20,000
209£35,000
210£650
211£850
212£2,100
213Unsold
214Unsold
215£1,500
216Unsold
217£600
218Unsold
219Unsold
220£950
221£900
222£900
223£1,000
224£600
225£4,500
226£800
227£2,000
228Unsold
229Unsold
230Unsold
231£3,200
232£1,700
233£1,300
234£900
235£480
236£400
237£240
238£320
239Unsold
240Unsold
241Unsold
242Unsold
243£7,500
244Unsold
245Unsold
246Unsold
247Unsold
248Unsold
249Unsold
250Unsold
251Unsold
252Unsold
253Unsold
254Unsold
255Unsold
256£350
257£3,200
258£300
259£350
260£3,500
261£3,500
262£7,500
263£320
264£380
265£3,500
266Unsold
267£700
268£11,500
269£450
270£480
271£500
272£1,800
273Unsold
274£1,500
275£450
276Unsold
278£2,300
279£2,300
280£1,000
281£1,400
282£580
283£950
284£1,400
285£850
286£1,700
287£1,800
288£700
289£1,400
290£800
291£700
292£800
293£600
294£2,600
295£700
296Unsold
297Unsold
298£250
299£280
300£240
301£480
302Unsold
303£650
304£1,200
305£240
307£950
308Unsold
309£750
310£600
311£400
312£500
313Unsold
314£650
315£900
316£480
317£1,000
318£2,600
319£600
320£550
321£900
322£700
323£320
324£800
325£2,800
326£850
327£1,000
328£1,300
329Unsold
330£850
331£900
332£2,500
333£2,100
334£500
335£850
336£800
337£1,600
338£480
339£700
340£420
341£750
342Unsold
343£450
344£480
345£350
346£380
347£600
348£1,000
349£700
350£1,300
351£1,000
352£13,000
353Unsold
354£800
355£1,300
356£2,400
357Unsold
358£6,000
359£3,200
360£2,200
361£950
362£650
363£500
364£600
365£350
366£4,800
367£650
368£1,400
369£500
370£800
371£400
372£7,000
373Unsold
374Unsold
375£850
376£650
377£350
378£3,200
379£700
380£800
381£2,300
382£3,500
383£3,200
384£2,500
385Unsold
386£400
387£5,500
388£2,300
389£1,700
390£950
391£1,300
392£2,000
393£2,800
394£2,900
395Unsold
396£1,600
397Unsold
398£800
399£800
400Unsold
401Unsold
402Unsold
403£450
404£450
405£500
406£1,200
407£350
408£320
409£350
410£1,300
411£420
412£1,300
413£420
414£480
415£450
416£650
417£1,300
418£600
419£450
420£950
421£480
422£280
423£600
424£1,300
425£2,900
426£2,200
427£700
428£450
429£450
430£260
431£270
432£1,100
433£270
434£1,500
435£700
436£260
437£260
438£520
439£260
440£420
441£210
442£420
443£180
444£240
445£150
446£1,100
447£480
448£1,300
449£320
450£200
451£480
452£450
453£210
454£700
455£400
456£320
457£280
458£200
459£260
460£450
461£1,000
462£280
463£1,000
464£320
465£420
466£150
467Unsold
468£500
469Unsold
470£250
471£150
472£1,200
474£1,000
475£650
476£320
477£500
478£600
479£900
480£550
481£520
482£420
483£480
484£250
485£550
486£1,400
487£900
488£900
489£1,200
490£380
491£380
492£1,500
493£480
495£600
496Unsold
497Unsold
498£1,200
499Unsold
500£1,700
501£1,700
502£850