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Stamp auction - 11 March 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - British Bechuanaland
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
467    Literature
THE POSTAGE STAMPS & Postal Stationery & Postmarks of the Bechuanalands by Holmes. £50.00 £70.00
468
Used (on letter or envelope)
Warren Expedition 1884-85 front of cover from a trooper in the BBP (Bechuanaland Border Police) franked Cape of Good Hope 1d, cancelled Barkly G W Oct 4 85, the front is counter signed by OC of BBP. An attempt has been made to surcharge this letter at ½ (m/s) or 1/5 (h/s). The front has defects but a very scarce item from Warren Expedition to Stellaland & Goshen. £120.00 £100.00
469    Used
1885-1902 small U collection on leaves incl. stamps of Cape of Good Hope optd. 1885 ½d Wmk. Crown CA, ditto Wmk. Anchor ½d, 1d, 2d, 6d & 1s, 1887 ½d SG. 9, 1888 1d, 2d (2), 3d, 4d & 6d + 1s & 2s, 1888 2d & 6d surcharges, 1891 2d, 1893 1d & 2d, 1889 4d on ½d, 1897 ½d & 1897 to 4d (both ½d's). ST Cat. £421 (33) ST Cat. £421 (33) £70.00 £74.00
470    M
1887-1961 M Collection on leaves incl. 1887 ½d, 1d (pr) 2d & 3d (2), 1888 6d on 6d, 1891 2d Cape of Good Hope optd British Bechuanaland, 1891 GB 1d & 4d optd & 1893-95 1d Cape of Good Hope optd. KGV with 1932 to 6d, 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1938 KGVI set incl. ½d, 1s & 2s shades, then 1955 QEII set & 1961 decimal surcharge. Also a few commems. (71) ST.Cat. £597 £120.00 £135.00
471
 M
1888 surcharged & overprinted issue 1d to 10s (set excluding ½d value) fine M (10s value - crease) SG. 41/50, plus 4d on 4d & 4d on ½d M SG. 51 & 53. Scarce & rarely offered group. Cat. £7600 (12) £1500.00 £1850.00
472   Used (on letter or envelope)
1894 cover to Mafeking bearing 1d lilacs (2) SG. 33, barred numeral cancellation plus Vryburg c.d.s. at left, 1898 Cape of Good Hope ½d p.s. card uprated with 1d Cape of Good Hope cancelled Mafeking squared circle, b/s oval Bank h/stamp Oct 98 in red. (2) £50.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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