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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH continued...

Transvaal continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
758 og imageS.G. #259, 1903 £5 Orange brown and violet, a gorgeous mint example of this key high value, featuring deep luxuriant colors on crisp white paper, very well centered, o.g., extremely fine and choice (Scott #267; $900.00). (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $750.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
759 O imageS.G. #274b, 1905 1p Scarlet, cabled anchor wmk. error, used example as nearly all known copies of this scarce watermark variety are, attractive town cancel, fresh with fine centering; an elusive stamp; 1981 PF of Southern Africa certificate (Scott #282a; $275.00). (Image) £325

SOLD for $180.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
760 ogO S.G. #1/147, 1870-79 Arms Issue mint and used extraordinary collection consisting of over 275 singles, plus 32 pairs, being the issues of the First Republic and the "V.R." overprints on these issues during the first British occupation, the basis of this collection is the collection lot sold in the 1991 Dale-Lichtenstein Auction of British Africa, to which have been added subsequent acquisitions by Mr. Allen, a splendid array of the different printings and including imperforates and various types of rouletting as he was able to acquire, numerous shades are found throughout, and often both mint and used, within the overprinted issues are found varieties including inverted overprints, pairs showing both Roman and italic type, later issues include small "T" varieties, etc., condition varies as would be expected from this period and the fragile paper that was frequently used for producing these issues, mint usually have o.g. and the vast majority are attractive with a great many being truly fine-very fine; a wonderful opportunity to acquire a great collection of these interesting issues to build upon; Stanley Gibbons catalog value is in excess of £30,000; accompanied by seven mostly BPA and RPS certificates (Scott #1/96). Est. 7,500-10,000

SOLD for $19,000.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
761 ogO S.G. #133/276, Comprehensive mint and used collection less the early Arms issues, but consisting of the Victoria issue and virtually all the "1 Penny" surcharges, the middle period issues include some reprints as well as originals, but include a used £5 Deep green accompanied by 1976 BPA certificate, another nice section is the King Edward VII issues less only the £5 Orange brown and violet, all but a couple are mint, attractive collection of this country, o.g. or used, mostly fine-very fine; also includes 20 imperforate reprint sheets of the 1885 Arms issue, mostly the 1p value in different colors; accompanied by three BPA certificates (Scott #97/174). Est. 500-750

SOLD for $1,900.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
762 c imageS.G. #1, 1900 "V.R.I." overprint on 1/2p Green, tied to legitimately used "V.R.I." overprinted 1/2p Green postal card, this is the same Lydenburg overprint as used on the stamp, card cancelled and stamp tied by two strikes of "P.O.A./43" in bars military cancel, posted to Annandale in Bedford, England, sent by a corporal in the occupying forces reporting his health and location back home, insignificant corner creases to card due to normal postal wear, otherwise very fine; this 1/2p card and a registry envelope were issued at Lydenburg in additition to the stamps, both are great rarities and to find this example legitimately used is a great treat; 1989 BPA certificate (Scott #214). (Image) Est. 750-1,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
763 og imageS.G. #3, 1900 "V.R.I" overprint on 2p Brown and green, scarce mint single, very well centered and surrounded by the typical rough perforations, fresh bright colors and paper, o.g., light creasing, one ending in tiny margin tear, very fine appearance; 1989 Holcombe certificate (Scott #216; $800.00). (Image) £1,000

SOLD for $230.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
764 O imageS.G. #4, 1900 "V.R.I." overprint on 2 1/2p Blue and green, a lovely select used example, tied to piece by full strike of "Field Post Office/British Army, S. Africa/OC 8 00" c.d.s., remarkably well centered, bright colors on white paper, extremely fine; 1991 BPA certificate (Scott #217; $800.00). (Image) £850

SOLD for $650.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
765 O imageS.G. #7, 1900 "V.R.I." overprint on 4p Sage green and green, lovely used example tied to piece by centrally struck "Lijdenburg/SP 6" c.d.s., well centered, fresh and crisp with rich colors, very fine and choice; 1973 RPS certificate (Scott #218; $650.00). (Image) £700

SOLD for $725.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
766 O imageS.G. #8, 1900 "V.R.I." overprint on 6p Lilac and green, extraordinarily well centered used single, with portion of violet Army Post Office cancel dated "21 SEP 1900", attractive pastel colors, slight edge thins, choice very fine appearance; 1989 Brandon certificate (Scott #219; $575.00). (Image) £650

SOLD for $300.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
767 O imageS.G. #9, 1900 "V.R.I." overprint on 1/- Ochre and green, a used example of this extremely rare high value, lightly cancelled with portion of violet Army Post Office cancellation at top, attractive colors, light vertical crease at left, fine centering; an unusually difficult stamp that despite the catalog values is probably scarcer used than mint; unpriced used in Scott; signed H. Bloch and accompanied by 1995 BPA certificate ( Scott #220). (Image) £2,500

SOLD for $625.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
768 ogObl S.G. #1-30, Largely mint collection of 33 singles plus a block of four and two full sheets of 24, complete for all the main types and values, half a dozen are cancelled, the sheets consist of the 2p Black on orange, imperforate and perforated, top two rows of the imperforate sheet are cancelled, the perforated sheet was issued in two counter sheets of 12, one of these separated in half vertically, o.g. or cancelled, nearly all fine-very fine; an interesting collection of these provisional issues produced prior to the British occupation. Est. 400-500

SOLD for $625.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
769 og imageS.G. #7, 1900 "V.R." handstamped violet overprint on 1/- Ochre and green, a mint example of this rare value and one of the few certified genuine copies, well centered with fresh colors, disturbed o.g., accompanying certificate states thinned and stained, the staining is light gum soaking in top margin from hinge removal which causes slight translucency, but there is no thinning, still of choice appearance and very fine; a very rare stamp; with "U. of M./Collection" handstamp on the reverse and accompanied by 1987 RPS certificate (Scott #230; $1,300.00). (Image) £1,500

SOLD for $450.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
770 O imageS.G. #4, 1900 "BESIEGED" handstamped overprint on 6p Lilac and green, overprint reading up, handsome used single with clear central "Schweizer Renecke/Z.A.R./13. Sep. 00" c.d.s., quite well centered, deep colors, very fine; the key value of this issue; 1990 BPA certificate (Scott #235; $900.00). (Image) £900

SOLD for $600.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
771 O imageS.G. #5-6, 1900 "BESIEGED" handstamped overprint on 1/2p Green and 1p Carmine, overprints reading up, a matched set of the the two Cape of Good Hope stamps with this overprint, each neatly tied to separate pieces by "Schweizer Renecke/Z.A.R./11. Sep. 00" c.d.s., exceptionally fresh and brilliant colors, fine-very fine centering; 1989 Holcombe certificate (Scott #236-36A; $1,300.00). (Image) £850

SOLD for $700.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
772 og imageS.G. #3, 1900 "Cancelled/V-R-I." handstamped overprint in blue on 2p Brown and green, mint example of this rare value of an exceptionally scarce issue, quite well centered and possessing remarkably intense colors, o.g., very fine; the stamps that were used for this issue were requisitioned from a private source as all government stocks were exhausted and amounted to about £10 face value total; this is a select example of a stamp of which there are very few certified genuine copies; 1989 Holcombe certificate (Scott #239; $1,400.00). (Image) £1,700

SOLD for $2,100.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
773 og imageS.G. #4, 1900 "Cancelled/V-R-I." handstamped overprint in red on 2 1/2p Blue and green, another rare mint value produced at Wolmaransstad, attractive deep colors, quite well centered, fresh with o.g., h.r., very fine; one of the few certified genuine examples extant; 1960 RPS and 1994 BPA certificates (Scott #240; $2,000.00). (Image) £1,600

SOLD for $2,700.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
774 og imageS.G. #5, 1900 "Cancelled/V-R-I." handstamped overprint in blue on 3p Purple and green, an exceedingly rare mint example of this value of which there are only a few known certified copies in existence, rather well centered, strong colors and a particularly well struck overprint, slightly disturbed o.g. very fine; an infrequent opportunity to acquire an incredibly rare value of this issue; signed Schlesinger, Kohl and accompanied by 1969 RPS and 1994 BPA certificates (Scott $2,500.00). (Image) £2,750

SOLD for $3,500.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
Trinidad
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
775 O imageS.G. #33, 1859 4p Dull purple, pin-perf. 12 1/2, used, lightly cancelled, fine; a scarce and difficult stamp; 1997 BPA certificate (Scott #19a; $1,050.00). (Image) £900

SOLD for $270.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
776 O imageS.G. #37, 1859 1/- Slate purple, pin-perf. 12 1/2, used, rich luxuriant color and an uncommonly sharp impression, lightly cancelled, partially reperforated, nonetheless of very fine and attractive appearance; 1994 BPA certificate (Scott #21; $1,400.00). (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $250.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM
777 O imageS.G. #37, 1859 1/- Slate purple, pin-perf. 12 1/2, another used example of this very scarce stamp, strong rich color, lightly cancelled, corner crease at top left, very fine appearance; 1937 RPS certificate (Scott #21; $1,400.00). (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $400.00
Closing..Apr-03, 12:00 PM

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