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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - South West Africa
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
20thC large accumulation of covers, letters, postcards, WWI O.A.S Army Base P.O censored cover, O.A.S cards unused, 1915 letter allowing travel to Ukamas, a few German period, advertising items, 1928 German Seapost, 1935 pair of Exhibition Windhoek covers, 1936 Voortrekker pairs on card, 1942 cacheted Internment Camp, 1931 airmail covers, much detailed censored Civil War foreign & UN involvement, 1980 censored letter from Robben Island Prison, much more to view, some on pages. £150 to 200 £150.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
20thC range of postal stationery, mainly unused but some are U from KGV, o/p envelopes incl. reg postcards with illustrated examples (14), all very clean & with various ovpts - early to modern. (80+) £150 to 180 £100.00
Used on piece or front
1923 1d rose-red bi-lingual pair with ovpt inverted, FU on small piece, cancelled with Grootfontein c.d.s, SG.2a, £500 for Mint (unpriced used). £220 to 260 £370.00
1923-26 Postage Due Setting IV, Transvaal 6d M block of four & a used horizontal pair, Setting VI Transvaal 5d M block of four, the pair a little rubbed, the blocks fine, SG.D20a, D25a, Cat. £540 £120 to 150 N/S
1923-54 predominantly U collection neatly mounted on pages, many better items incl. Setting I pairs (29) with vals to 5s & better pmks, shiny lithographed ovpts & 1d rose red M pair showing 'Af.rica' for 'Africa' variety, Setting IV2/6d U pairs (2), a page of separated & identified 'Madame Joseph' forged pmks (6), 1927 2d to 10s set of six, 1927-30 £1 & ½d to 10s set of ten pairs, FU, additional 4d 'without stop after A' variety, then apparently complete to 1954. A lovely clean collection, mostly VF. Cat. £3250+ £650 to 800 £720.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1923-61 registered stationery envelopes unused (12) & used(12), generally fine. £80 to 100 N/S
POSTAGE DUES 1923-72 fine M range incl. 1923 II Setting 2d, 3d, 5d set also 2d & 3d without stop, 1923 III Setting ½d, 1d Rouletted, 1d P.14 & 6d, 1924 IV Setting 5d (Transvaal), ½d, 1d, 6d + 6d without stop, 1924 V Setting ½d, 1½d, 3, 5d, 1931 set, 1959 set, 1960 set, 1961 set, 1972 Cylinder blocks, also incl. 1980's More To Pay covers (4). Nice lot. Stamps Cat. approx £1700. (40 items + 4 covers) £250 to 300 £310.00
1935-63 (Mar) collection with the basic issues complete, 1937 Coronation set U, the others M & generally fine. £120 to 150 N/S
1937-52 collection U on philatelic leaves, basic issues plus some shades; Officials with one of each (excl. the 1947 2d). A useful lot. Cat. £896 £280 to 320 N/S
1943-44 War Effort set in UM marginal blocks of four - ½d & 1d, blocks of six - 1½d to 1s, also the 1/3d olive brown in a marginal block of six, SG.120, 123/130. Cat. £260 £70 to 90 £70.00
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