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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - South Africa
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • South Africa - Anglo Boer War
Used (on letter or envelope)
Canadian Contingent 1898 printed illustrated propaganda 'Flag' envelope (Wilson & Co Montreal) U with 1d value M, GB Ookiep c.d.s. Slight imperfections but very scarce. (1) £150.00 £145.00
1526   Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 pair of long covers from OFS or VOLKSRUST TRANSVAAL with multi franked cover to Hamburg & h/s POSTMASTER GENERAL/OFS, also OFS ½d & 1d p.s. cards to Holland & Germany from Kroonstad & Brandfort from members of German & Dutch Volunteer Corps, scarce. (4) £70.00 £72.00
1527   Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-01 group of variously censored covers to POW's at Bellevue camp, Simonstad incl. registered letter. (7) £120.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-01 pair of censored covers to POW's at Broadbottom Camp & Deadwood Camp St Helena. (2) £50.00 £62.00
1529   Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-02 various covers with British Army FPO marks, reverse boxed censor Prisoners of War mark on local Cape Town cover (has damage at front), 1902 Winburg ORC censored to Canada from Volunteers in British Army, another to India & also foolscap cover to London with 1d lilac (3) etc. (7) £50.00 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Canadian Contingent 1900 Gloria Mundi illustrated envelope printed in Montreal bearing 1d, used Ookiep c.d.s. 17 Ju 1900, some creases etc. but rare. (1) £150.00 N/S
1531   Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1900 various war bulletins dated 23/1/00 to 16/3/00 from Heidelberg (4) & Pretoria 23/6/00, war notices of Maritzburg & Capetown with other ephemera of interest. (10) £60.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 stained & damaged cover to Returned Letter Office Capetown, shows rare two line RECOVERED FROM MAILS/LOOTED BY THE ENEMY purple cachet, endorsed 'found without contents' in m/s BLANCO OC 9 c.d.s. of origin. (1) £150.00 £175.00
1533   Used (on letter or envelope)
1901-02 group of censored covers bearing COGH or OFS values, various OPENED UNDER MARTIAL LAW labels & PASSED BY CESNOR marks, includes good triangular PASSED PRESS CENSOR/KNYSNA mark, one cover with contents & 15 Mar 1900 Ladysmith - Natal cover. (6) £65.00 £56.00
  • South Africa
1534    M
1910-92 M & U ranges in a stock book - note M 1913-24 defin values to 10s, useful M or U defins & commems in correct pairs, later UM sets, good range of postage dues, inspection recommended. (100's) ST.Cat. £1530+ £200.00 N/S
1535    Used
1910-1961 good to VFU + cover collection written up in a black spring back album. Highlights incl. 1910 2½d Parliament x 11 shades etc. 1913-24 definitive values to 10s, 1925 Air 3d & 6d, 1929 Air set, ranges of definitive bi-lingual pairs, Wmks. & shades etc. 1936 Voortrekker set, 1936 JIPEX sheets on & off cover, later issues to 1961 plus range of Dues & Officials. (100's) £75.00 £76.00
1536    Used
KGV-KGVI Accumulation of mostly duplicated U singles but incl. some horizontal & vertical pairs, displayed on leaves with values noted from 1½d to 10s providing good scope for specialist to hunt for plate flaws & minor varieties etc. (many 100's) ST Cat. £1747 £130.00 N/S
(Watermarked Paper) 1913 single Springbok Head Wmk. block of 132 & 60, many have been folded. (192) £50.00 N/S
1913-22 £1 green & red good U, SG. 17. Cat. £350 £140.00 N/S
1539    M
1913-24 £1 green & red (the paler shade) fine M, SG. 17. Cat. £600 £250.00 N/S
1913-24 £1 red & green (the paler shades) U oval registered d/s 14 Ap 20, SG. 17. Cat. £350 £140.00 N/S
1541    Essay
1926 Unadopted Essay by Harrison of 1d Springbok in red on ungummed paper, P.14 in marginal block of four. Scarce. (1) £50.00 N/S
1542    M
1926-1938 semi specialised M & U collection of definitive issues on plain album leaves. Impressive coverage of most issues, predominantly M or U bi-lingual pairs & a few blocks. All items of this tricky subject carefully identified together with examples of many better known flaws. Good range of 1s, 2/6d, 5s & 10s values, mostly in U pairs. Remounted, would provide fine base for further development. Inspection advised. (385 + 2 sheetlets & 1 cover) £350.00 £290.00
1927-30 set to 10s in horizontal pairs fine M, SG. 34/9. Cat. £550 £200.00 £150.00
1544    M
1930-45 2d tete-beche pair in a strip of three M with margin at right, signed across variety by George Buhler. Perfs have become separated & re-joined, SG. 44a. Cat. £5000 £150.00 N/S
1545    UM
1952-90's M or UM collection housed in mounts or on leaves, many sets, M/Sheets etc. (100's) £100.00 £65.00
1546    UM
1974-76 defin. 3c imperf. pair UM, folded down central margin, SA Spec 517v. £30.00 N/S
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