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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - South Africa
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899-later group with ½d O.F.S Bethlehem O.V.S c.d.s, various Transvaal, 1937 Cape Town to Switzerland cover, scarce reply coupon use. Worth viewing. (6) £80 to 90 N/S
WOLMARANSSTAD 1900 1d red (Type 34) over printed Type L4, M example light corner crease & slight toning. SG. 9, scarce. (1) Cat. £250. £50 to 65 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI PPC correspondence USA - Middelburg (Transvaal) at 2c - 3c rates with a range of circular or triangular S. Africa censors. (10) £70 to 85 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-32 first flight covers (15) incl. Union Airways 1929 Aug 26th Cape Town-East London franked 1s Air & 2d, Imperial Airways 1931 Dec 21st Victoria West-Cape Town official cover, another but registered onto Belgium - unused, SWAA 1931 Dec 20th Christmas Feeder Service special Airmail promotion etiquette Upington-Kimberley onto Victoria West by Imperial Airways, 1932 Imperial Airways Cape Town-London official speed bird cover (only 200 flown over the route) etc. £80 to 100 £82.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932-34 first flight covers (10) incl. 1932 Imperial Airways Cape Town-Karachi springbok cover onto Calcutta, another but Kimberley-Paris Robertson cover - scarce leg, Imperial Airways/SNA 1934 July 31st Johannesburg-Tete Port East Africa (total mail to Tete was only 113 pieces), Imperial Airways 1934 Dec 4th Cape Town-Rambany Dutch E.Indies official cover - scarce from South Africa. £90 to 120 £110.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1933-48 6d green & vermilion Die II, a superb UM marginal block of 25 stamps from the lower right corner of the sheet (tone spots affecting 2 stamps only), SG.61c. Cat. £420+ £80 to 100 £96.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935-57 first flight covers (20) incl. SAA 1935 Aug 6th Johannesburg- Cape Town, 1935 Dec 30th Airmail propaganda P.C. for P.O. Exhibition, East London-Johannesburg quite scarce, 1936 June 1st Cape Town-Durban with Cape Town Aerodrome cachet - Durban reg postmark - altered because not a reg letter etc. £100 to 120 £105.00
 Block of four
OFFICIALS 1935-49 2d blue & violet 'block of four' VFU, SG.023. (4) Cat. £100 £35 to 45 N/S
1987 Bible Soc of South Africa the rare 40c recalled before issue, upper left corner marginal UM block of four - see footnote in SG after SG.628 Cat. £1800+ (4) £700 to 850 £700.00
HOME LANDS fine UM ranges 1976-94 from Bophuthatswana, Transkei 1976-94, Ciskei 1981-94, Venda 1979-94 appears complete in a Lighthouse hingeless album incl. good thematics throughout. £80 to 120 £80.00
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