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Stamp auction - 11 November 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 November 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 137 - South Africa
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1821    M
Orange Free State (69), Transvaal (135), Natal (9), collection on stock leaves M&U ranges incl. several M blocks of four (Transvaal) etc. (216) £40.00 £58.00
1822   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KEVII C.O.G.H group incl. GENADENDAL c.d.s on 2½d QV postal stationery envelope to Germany (A small Lutheran Mission), 1912 multi-franked KEVII registered to Austria values to 1s, 1911 4d KEVII registered + 2d value on registered envelope & more (10). South Africa good range of covers/PPC's, various 1930's slogans & postmarks, 1929 Airs incl. cacheted FF to Greece, 1925 6d + 1d pair, 1937 registered Coronations, range of wartime values & censored covers. A few faults but mainly good. (50) £60.00 £105.00
1823    M
(Pre-Union) COGH 1853 1d & 4d, 1855-58 1d & 4d all fair U, also 4d pair, 4d block of three (marginal) good to large margins U, plus 1s forgery, 1861 1d woodblock poorish U, 1863 6d U & some useful rectangular values to 5s U. OFS 1900 stops on line to 1s (both 6d) M, raised stops values to 5s M & mixed stops values to 1s etc. Also some Transvaal. (166 + 2 cards) £100.00 £165.00
1824    M
1910-64 M collection on leaves with South Africa covering 1910-29 & 1935-64 periods & South West Africa from 1935 to 1960. Of note, South Africa 1913 defins to 5s plus ½d, 1d, 1½d & 2d coils, 1925 & 1929 Air stamps, 1935 Silver Jubilee incl. ½d with 'Cleft Skull' flaw. Also 1941-46 War Effort sets in pairs (pairs & strips of 3 Bantam issue). Also range of commems etc. & 1954 set. SWA incl. 1935 Silver Jubilee & Voortrekker sets, 1937 Coronation, 1941-44 War Effort set plus 1945-53 range of commems & 1954 set. ST Cat. £929 (263) £160.00 N/S
1913 £1 pale olive-green & red, marginal example from the foot of the sheet with plate number, fresh M, some perf splitting, hinge strengthened & slight thinning in margin. Scarce, SG.17a. (1) Cat. £800+ £300.00 £290.00
1913-24 £1 green & red superb fresh M, lovely deep colours, SG. 7. Cat. £600 £300.00 £220.00
1913-24 £1 green & red, fresh M, SG.17. (1) Cat. £600 £200.00 £160.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925-26 Alan Cobham Survey Flight to Cape Town (22 Feb) 'Flight Magazine' illustrated card carried on the return flight, bearing the vermilion flight vignette with violet cachet & South Africa 2d with Cape Town machine d/stamp, signed 'Alan J Cobham' on rev, fine. Also copy of 'My Flight to the Cape & Back' by Alan J Cobham. £400.00 £440.00
1926-27 Pretoria printing ½d black & green marginal pair from the right of sheet with part 'arrow,' variety both vignettes omitted due to paper creases & with the vignettes appearing diagonally on gummed side - mostly in margin, lower stamp with partial double strike of the frame also applied diagonally, fresh M. Rare & spectacular variety. £500.00 £760.00
1830    UM
1929-94 M&U collection neatly presented in two green spring back albums incl. 1929 Airs, 1930's Voortrekker sets, Huguenot sets, 1941-42 defins, run through to 1994 defins & commems also SWA 1931-54 M or UM run through plus odd VFU, incl. 1931 pairs to 5s etc. (100's) Cat. £1578 £250.00 £188.00
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