ADMIRALS
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2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine mint, remarkably clean gum for these. RARE. SG 255j
2/-, black and chocolate. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce. SG 273 shade
 
Note: this is the first time we have been able to offer a mint example of this distinct shade
£3,750
£650
Last updated: 16th July, 2020
DIE III PERF. 14, SG 255-279c
MA1076 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG 255 £25
MA341 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG 255 £25
MA342 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG 255 £50
MA668 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG 255 £50
MA858 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. SG 255 £60
MA1189 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 255 £40
A119 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine used. SG 255 £15
MA345 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, pulled perf. at right otherwise fine used. SG 255 £20
MA348 2d, black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG 256 £14
MA868 2d, black and grey-black group. Upper marginal block of four, hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 256 £90
MA867 2d, (greenish) black and grey-black shade. Block of four, one upper stamp thinned otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256 shade £80
MA1183 2d, black and grey-black. Headplate heavily over-inked with resultant smears. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 256 var. £45
MA857 2d, black and grey-black group. Showing good downwards shift of headplate now well through 'RHODESIA' panel. A little browned, fine unmounted. Striking. SG 256 var. £45
MA822 2d, black and grey-black group. Block of four, very fine used. SG 256 £20
RA3730 2d, black and grey-black. Two examples showing shift of headplate up and right or down. Fine used, a striking pair. SG 256 vars. £20
MA1601 2d, black and brownish grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 27-28 / 37-38. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 256d £85
MA346 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. SG 256d £18
MA1177 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. SG 256d £18
MA1185 2d, black and brownish grey. Deeper shades (towards sepia). Very fine mint. SG 256d shade £25
MA1179 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine unmounted. SG 256d £33
MA960 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 256d £35
MA56 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256d £40
MA58 2d, black and brownish grey. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256d £40
MA863 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal strip of three, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 256d £70
MA1787 2d, black and brownish grey. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256d £125
MA1790 2d, black and brownish grey. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256d £135
MA870 2d, black and brownish grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Small punctures and very fine for these. SG 256d £80
MA963 2d, black and brownish grey. Block of four, fine used. SG 256d £20
MA856 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 257 £15
MA1781 2d, black and grey. Fine unmounted. SG 257 £30
MA1180 2d, black and grey. Down and leftwards shift of head resultant 'halo' effect. Very fine unmounted. SG 257 £35
MA1789 2d, black and grey. Block of four, lower right stamp light tones otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 257 £100
MA823 2d, black and grey group. Block of four, fine used. SG 257 £25
MA627 2d, selection of eight examples all contrasting shades. Fine to very fine used and illustrating the large number of printings of this die and duty. SG between 255-257 £45
RA5863 2d, black and sepia. Very fine used, light corner datestamp. Scarce. SG 258 £35
MA355 2d, very deep black and bluish black shade. Very fine used. SG unlisted £20
A252 2d, black and bluish-grey shade. Very fine used, scarce and distinct. SG unlisted £30
RA4077 2d, black and pale grey. Fine used, a most unusual and distinct printing, not previously seen. SG unlisted £40
MA1739 2d, black and sepia. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 258 £25
MA356 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 259 £17
MA1795 3d, black and yellow. Showing printer's mark upper right. Very fine mint. SG 259 £25
MA1794 3d, black and yellow. Very fine unmounted. SG 259 £25
MA1207 3d, (coarse) black and yellow shade. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 259 shade £45
MA1741 3d, black and yellow. A vivid shade, very fine used. SG 259 shade £10
MA363 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used on piece. SG 259 £5
MA1804 3d, black and yellow. Fine used on piece. SG 259 £5
MA1802 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal pair, very fine used. SG 259 £8
MA1202 3d, black and yellow. Showing good diagonal pre-printing paper crease running through. Fine used. Striking and very scarce. SG 259 var. £85
MA360 3d, black and ochre. Very fine mint. SG 260 £16
MA1206 3d, black and ochre. Horizontal pair, left stamp showing 'chopsticks' flaw. Very fine mint or unmounted. Scarce. SG 260 and var. £110
MA361 3d, black and ochre. Upper left corner horizontal strip of four, some perf. faults and right stamp thinned lower right corner, fine unmounted. SG 260 £70
MA1648 3d, black and ochre. Lower right corner block of six, running sheet number '217' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 260 £225
MA1717 3d, black and ochre. Upper left corner vertical block of eight, very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 260 SOLD
MA1604 3d, black and ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £65
MA1620 3d, black and ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 12, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £80
MA1600 3d, black and deep ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 260 shade SOLD
MA1603 3d, bluish black and bright ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £80
MA61 3d, intense black and ochre shade. Very fine mint. SG 260 shade £20
MA1649 3d, black and ochre. Block of four, fine used. SG 260 £20
MA364 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 261 £18
MA365 4d, black and orange-red. Left marginal, very fine mint. SG 261 £20
MA1210 4d, black and orange-red. Upper marginal, superb unmounted. SG 261 £40
MA1213 4d, black and orange-red. Horizontal pair, fine mint. SG 261 £40
MA1651 4d, black and orange-red. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '208' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 261 £150
MA368 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 261 £9
MA1677 4d, black and orange-red. Two contrasting shades, very fine used. SG 261 £20
MA1619 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £65
MA1609 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 8, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 261 SOLD
MA1610 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 261 SOLD
MA369 4d, black and dull red. Very fine mint. SG 262 £17
MA1809 4d, black and dull red. Very fine unmounted. SG 262 £36
MA1812 4d, black and dull red. Upper right corner pair, right stamp with some tone spots, left stamp superb unmounted. SG 262 £45
MA1813 4d, black and dull red. Upper marginal block of four, hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 262 £150
MA2006 4d, black and dull red. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '290' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 262 £175
MA370 4d, black and dull red. Very fine used. SG 262 £12
MA1212 4d, black and dull red. Horizontal pair on piece, left stamp defective cancelled 'BULAWAYO'. SG 262 £20
MA1617 4d, black and dull red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 262 £80
MA876 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Fine mint. SG 261 shade £20
MA374 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Very fine mint. SG 261 shade £25
A262 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Very fine used. SG 261 shade £10
MA1215 4d, die IIIA, very deep black and dull red. Very fine fresh mint. Scarce and very distinct. SG 255d £400
MA375 5d, black and pale green. Very fine mint. SG 263 £10
MA1817 5d, black and pale green. Upper marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 263 £45
MA2007 5d, black and pale green. Lower left corner block of four. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 263 SOLD
MA1988 5d, black and pale green. Showing curious black inking mark left of King's cap. Very fine mint. SG 263 var. £35
MA378 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA1744 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA1225 5d, black and pale green. Superb used on piece. SG 263 £45
MA1616 5d, black and pale green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 263 SOLD
MA617 5d, black and green. Fine used, vibrant shade unwashed with intact colour. SG 264 £30
A131 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 263 shade £15
MA382 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Very fine used. Distinct. SG 263 shade £40
MA1714 5d, black and bright pale green shade. In combination with 1d on upper portion of a cover, crisply cancelled 'UMTALI. Distinct. SG 263 shade £65
MA764 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine mint. SG 265 £20
MA2008 6d, black and reddish mauve. Lower left corner block of four, lower left stamp position 51 DIE II RETOUCHED TO RESEMBLE DIE III. Hinge trace, wonderfully fresh. Remarkable and A RARITY OF THE ADMIRAL ISSUE. SG 265, 265b £3,750
MA1747 6d, (worn) black and vivid reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 265 shade £50
MA1687 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine used cancelled crisp 'WANKIES' datestamp. SG 265 £10
MA385 6d, black and dull mauve. Very fine mint. SG 266 £20
MA1608 6d, black and dull mauve. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 266 £80
MA1241 6d, black and bright mauve shade. Very fine mint. SG 266 shade £35
MA389 6d, black and pink shade. Light faults, mint. A distinct and striking printing. SG unlisted £30
MA1226 6d, black and pink. Very fine fresh mint. Lovely and distinct. Scarce. SG 266 shade £120
MA1556 8d, blackish purple and deep bluish green, die IIIA. Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 255h £400
MA765 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 267 £25
MA391 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. A pale shade, very fine mint. SG 267 shade £28
MA89 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Block of four, creased through upper pair, very fine mint. SG 267 £80
MA881 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive. Lower right corner block of four, small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 267 (Requisition 242 966, 22/10/1920) £100
MA1746 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 268 £22
MA1631 8d, mauve and greenish blue. A remarkably narrow stamp, perforations at left well into design and at a slight angle. Most unusual. SG 268 var.
 
Note: the major variety of this printing, imperforate vertically, shows at the end of the complete strip of five, a similarly narrow stamp with the perforations running into the design of the stamp and also at a slight angle - although at the right of the stamp (see lot 721, Gibbs Admiral sale). Could the above stamp somehow be from this same sheet?
£150
MA1607 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 268 SOLD
MA393 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Block of four, some short perfs., fine mint. SG 268 shade £90
MA1738 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Fine used. SG 268 shade £40
MA1690 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 268 shade £45
MA1614 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 268 shade £80
MA396 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine mint. SG 269 £18
MA1254 10d, indigo and carmine. Right marginal horizontal pair, without gum fine unused. SG 269 £25
MA90 10d, indigo and carmine. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 269 SOLD
MA397 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine used. SG 269 £45
MA1259 10d, indigo and carmine. Left marginal, superb used on piece. Scarce so fine. SG 269 £55
MA967 10d, indigo and carmine. Block of four, very fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED / BULAWAYO', unwashed with gum. Scarce. SG 269 £220
MA394 10d, blue and red. Very fine mint. SG 270 £18
MA1260 10d, blue and red. Showing printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 270 £30
MA1837 10d, blue and red. Left marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 270 £35
MA1256 10d, blue and red. Right marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 270 £35
MA126 10d, blue and red. Showing part printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 270 £25
MA1836 10d, blue and red. Showing printer's mark lower right, very fine unmounted. SG 270 £40
MA1839 10d, blue and red. Upper marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 270 £85
MA1840 10d, blue and red. Lower left corner pair, superb unmounted. SG 270 £70
MA1841 10d, blue and red. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 270 £75
MA1255 10d, blue and red. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 270 SOLD
MA618 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 270 £40
MA1688 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 270 £45
MA1735 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 270 £45
MA1756 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. Very fine mint. Distinct and very scarce. SG 270 shade £175
A141 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. On piece in combination with ½d, head with a distinctly worn appearance, fine used intact colour. Scarce. SG 270 shade £45
MA1282 1/-, black and greenish blue and black and pale blue-green shades. Very fine mint. A useful comparison. SG 271, 272 £30
MA1278 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 271 £20
MA766 1/-, black and greenish blue. Superb unmounted. SG 271 £32
MA1706 1/-, black and greenish blue. Showing printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 271 £21
MA1691 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine used. SG 271 £20
MA1283 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine used on piece. SG 271 £23
MA1655 1/-, black and greenish blue. In combination with 6d and pair 1d's, very fine used on piece. SG 271, 266 £30
MA1560 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 272 £11
MA1725 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 272 £90
MA419 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Vertical pair, major variety IMPERFORATE TO LEFT MARGIN. Lower left corner vertical pair, small stain on lower stamp and minor bend otherwise very fine mint. AN ADMIRAL RARITY. Ex. 'Shiloh', Gibbs, 'County' and Vesty. SG 272 vars.
 
Note: the sheet format would imply six examples possible. A further single example has been seen although the whereabouts of the remaining three is unknown. In comparative terms, from the Southern Rhodesia KGV 1924 Admirals, the 3d imperforate to top margin ten examples are known, and for the 10d and 2/- 30 of each
£3,000
MA1279 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 272a £18
MA1708 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 272a £18
MA1269 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Lower left corner copy, very fine unmounted. SG 272a shade £35
MA886 1/-, black and intense bright blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct. SG 272a shade £45
MA1707 1/-, black and light blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. SG 272a £30
MA1633 1/-, black and vivid light blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. A striking shade. SG 272a shade £45
MA767 1/-, black and intense blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. A striking shade. SG 272a shade £45
MA1281 1/-, black and light blue (coarse head). Very fine mint. SG 272a £35
MA1757 1/-, black and light blue (coarse head). Very fine mint. SG 272a £35
MA1280 1/-, black and light blue (whitish head), crackly gum. Very fine mint. SG 272a £35
MA1683 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine used, intact colour. SG 272a £22
MA1284 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. SG 272a £25
MA1713 1/-, black and light blue, in combination with 6d and 1d x two on piece. Light faults, used. SG 272a, 265 £20
MA1276 1/-, black and green. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 272b £75
MA1275 1/-, black and green. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 272b £75
MA1684 1/-, black and green. Fine used. SG 272b £35
MA1670 1/-, black and green. Very fine used. SG 272b £40
MA426 1/-, black and green. Superb used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 272b £55
MA427 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 273 £25
MA1287 2/-, black and brown. Left marginal, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 273 £30
MA1288 2/-, black and brown. Right marginal, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 273 £30
MA1692 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used, crisp datestamp. SG 273 SOLD
MA1733 2/-, black and chocolate. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce. SG 273 shade
 
Note: this is the first time we have been able to offer a mint example of this distinct shade
£650
MA1613 2/-, black and chocolate. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 273 shade £80
MA1652 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine mint, remarkably clean gum for these. RARE. SG 255j £3,750
MA1669 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 255j £140
MA517 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used cancelled 'FORT JAMESON'. Uncommon. SG 255j £160
MA1668 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used, crisp 'ABERCORN' datestamp. Uncommon. SG 255j £165
MA130 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274 £42
MA768 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 274 £50
MA434 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 274 £75
MA1294 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 274 £75
RA7711 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Pristine unmounted. SG 274 £80
MA1292 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. SG 274 £80
MA1612 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 12, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 274 £80
MA1296 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274a £100
MA1730 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274a £100
MA1295 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Lovely bright shades, setoff from a 7/6 on reverse, fine mint. SG 274a90 £85
MA1656 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine used. SG 274a £55
MA1679 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine used. SG 274a £55
MA429 2/6, pale blue and pale olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £130
MA430 2/6, bright deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Upper marginal, pulled perf. lower left otherwise unmounted. A striking stamp despite it's fault. SG 274a shade £45
MA74 2/6, deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Superb fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 274a shade £130
MA620 2/6, deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Fine used. SG 274a shade £55
MA431 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £150
MA1449 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £175
MA432 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine used. SG 274a shade £65
MA1680 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine used. SG 274a shade £55
MA1731 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Superb used cancelled crisp BROKEN HILL central datestamp. SG 274a shade SOLD
MA1637 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 255m £200
MA1637 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 255m £220
RA8741 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 255m £250
MA1302 3/-, die IIIA perf. 14, light brown and pale blue. Very fine used cancelled part crisp datestamp at right. Uncommon. SG 255l £350
MA1458 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Fine mint. SG 276 £90
RA8742 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £135
MA770 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Deep shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £130
MA1989 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £135
MA1723 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 276 £225
MA1678 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 SOLD
MA1681 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 £70
MA1729 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 £70
MA438 5/-, deep blue and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 shade £175
MA1665 5/-, die IIIA, blue and deep yellow-green shade. Fine used. SG unlisted £65
MA1311 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Superb fresh unmounted, wonderful deep shades. Exceptional. SG 255p £1,250
MA78 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Superb unmounted, well centred. A lovely stamp. SG 255p £1,250
MA721 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Lower marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 255p £1,250
MA1312 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Vertical pair, perfined BSA / C, red ink and violet oval cancels. Apparently folded prior to the perfin being applies as they are inverted to each other. SG 255p fiscal use £60
MA1456 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 255q £325
MA441 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Ink smear below King's shoulder, superb and fresh unmounted, scarce thus. SG 255q £600
MA1454 £1, brownish black and bright purple shade. Hinge trace, lovely shades, very fine mint. SG 278 £525
MA1319 £1, black and bright purple. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 278 £475
MA1672 £1, black and bright purple. With unconvincing / forged cancel. SG 278 £100
MA1673 £1, black and bright purple. Date perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 278 fiscal use £45
MA1962 £1, die IIIA deep black and reddish lilac. Block of four on piece date perfined '4 / 3 / 21' and violet oval cancel. Upper left stamp defective, otherwise fine and attractive. SG 255u fiscal use £200
MA1992 £1, black and deep purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 279 £475
A163 £1, die IIIA black and deep purple. Perfined ‘BSAC’, unused with full gum. Rounded corner, otherwise fine and unusual. SG 279 fiscal use £60
MA1451 £1, die IIIB black and deep purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 279 £550
MA1654 £1, die IIIB black and deep purple. Superb and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 279 £575
MA1994 £1, die IIIA deep black and violet-indigo. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. SG 255r £600
MA895 £1, die IIIA deep black and violet-indigo. Superb and fresh with wonderful deep shades. Pooled and crackled gum and apparently unmounted. Exceptional. SG 255r £750
MA1993 £1, die IIIA deep grey-black and deep violet. Fine mint. SG 255t £375
MA444 £1, die IIIA deep grey-black and deep violet. Superb fresh mint, well centred and lightest hinge trace. A lovely stamp. SG 255t £600
MA1450 £1, die IIIA deep grey-black and deep violet. Superb fresh mint, well centred and lightest hinge trace. A lovely stamp. SG 255t £650
MA1674 £1, die IIIA deep grey-black and deep violet. Pen cancelled and part violet oval. SG 255t fiscal use £45
MA1474 £1, die IIIA deep grey-black and deep violet. Horizontal strip of four, date perfined and violet oval cancels. Lovely. SG 255t fiscal use £200
DIE III PERF. 15, SG 279c
MA319 2d, perf. 15 black and brownish grey. Right marginal block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE AND A GREAT RARITY OF THE ADMIRAL ISSUE. SG 279c £28,000
A170 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used on piece, indistinct cancel. SG 279c £300
MA646 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used. A lovely stamp. SG 279c £350
RA4877 2d, black and brownish grey. Superb used on piece cancelled ‘1920’. Brandon opinion (1986). SG 279c £400
MA661 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, right stamp with pulled perforation at right, otherwise very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 25 AUG 20'. Attractive and scarce. SG 279c £450
LIVINGSTONE PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES, SG 280-281
MA1934 ½d on 1d, block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 280 £4
MA1950 ½d on 1d, complete pane of 60, lacking margins as usual. Containing nine ‘spaced N Y’ and three ‘spaced N N’ varieties. Hinged onto piece, some light toning at right, fine mint or unmounted. SG 280, 280b, 280c £150
MA928 ½d on 1d, complete pane of 60, lacking margins as usual. Containing nine ‘spaced N Y’ and three ‘spaced N N’ varieties. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 280, 280b, 280c £225
MA935 ‘Half Penny’ surcharge, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Horizontal pair, very fine fresh mint. SG 280a £2,400
RA4123 'Half / Penny' surcharge, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED, additionally with letters 'n y' spaced wider. Very fine CTO. SG 280a + c £1,200
MA1936 ½d on 1d, showing ‘spaced N N’ variety. Very fine used. SG 280b £35
MA1952 ½d on 1d, showing ‘spaced N N’ variety. Very fine used. SG 280b £35
MA1954 ½d on 1d, block of four upper right stamp showing ‘spaced N N’ variety. Very fine used cancelled 'BROKEN HILL. SG 280, 280b £65
A172 ½d on 1d, spaced 'N Y’ variety, very fine mint. SG 280c £7
MA400 ½d on 1d, ‘spaced N Y’ variety in pair with normal, very fine mint. SG 280, 280c £10
MA401 ½d on 1d, ‘spaced N Y’ variety in a block of four, lower right stamp. Pulled perf. at top otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 280, 280c £15
MA1935 ½d on 1d, ‘spaced N Y’ variety in a block of four, lower left stamp. Very fine unmounted. SG 280, 280c £25
MA402 ½d on 1d, showing ‘spaced N Y’ variety, very fine used. SG 280c £25
MA1939 ½d on 1d, ‘spaced N Y’ variety in pair with normal, very fine used. SG 280, 280c £40
MA1976 ½d on 1d, ‘spaced N Y’ variety in pair with normal, superb used. SG 280, 280c £40
RA5556 ½d on 1d, showing clear offset of overprint in violet on reverse. Very fine mint, uncommon. SG 280 var. £35
MA1941 ½d on 1d, block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 281 £15
MA1943 ½d on 1d, block of nine, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 281 £40
MA1946 ½d on 1d, showing good leftwards shift of the surcharge, now straddling vertical perfs. Fine mint. SG 281 var. £20
MA407 ½d on 1d, fine used cancelled '25 DEC', most unusually on Christmas Day. SG 281 £15
MA1942 ½d on 1d, block of four, cancelled ‘BWANAMKUBWA’. SG 281 £35
A177 ½d on 1d, pair. Showing crisp set-off impressions of the surcharge on reverse. Very fine mint. SG 281 var. £35
MA1475 ½d on 1d, block of four, thick crackly gum. Showing clear set-off impressions of the surcharge on reverse. Very fine unmounted. Lovely and most unusual. SG 281 vars. £75
MA1953 ½d on 1d, block of four. Showing clear set-off impressions of the surcharge on reverse. Very fine used. Lovely and scarce as such. SG 281 vars. £100
WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS ½d, 1d and 1½d VALUES, SG 282-290
MA1971 ½d, perf. 14, dull green and deep blue-green shades. Very fine mint. SG 282, 283 £9
MA793 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 282 £5
MA1880 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 282 £8
MA1881 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 282 £8
MA1869 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £25
MA722 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £25
MA1867 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 282 £30
RA8276 ½d, perf. 14 dull green. Horizontal block of 20 off interpanneau margin at right, showing progressive weakening of horizontal strike of perforations between, the left pair virtually imperforate but showing slightest traces of perforation hole impressions. Some faults on reverse, fine from front. A striking multiple and rare in this complete format. SG 282 and vars. £600
MA469 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, VERTICAL PAIR. Light browning on reverse, fine from front, unmounted. RARE. SG 282a £1,400
MA1627 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Superb used cancelled with crisp datestamp in BLUE. Delightful. SG 282 £20
MA1636 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Horizontal pair off interpanneau margin at base, both IMPERFORATE TO MARGIN. Superb used, dated 2 FEB 1923. Lovely and scarce. SG 282 vars. £150
MA1882 ½d, perf. 14, deep blue-green. Superb unmounted. SG 283 £8
MA97 ½d, perf. 14, deep blue-green. Block of four, hinge trace on upper pair lower very fine unmounted. SG 283 £35
MA930 1d, perf. 14, bright rose. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 284 £12
MA1972 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine mint. SG 285 £10
MA471 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Lower right corner copy showing running sheet number '183' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 285 £15
MA1902 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, upper right stamp with tone at centre otherwise unmounted. SG 285 £45
MA1914 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 285 £65
MA996 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 285 £75
MA1036 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Pristine unmounted. SG 286 £30
MA12 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Upper marginal horizontal strip of three. Odd blunt perfs. at base otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 286 £70
MA655 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Upper marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 286 £120
MA725 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Left marginal block of eight, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 286 £240
MA932 1½d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 287 £8
MA1931 1½d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Very fine unmounted. SG 287 £18
MA1932 1½d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Left marginal block of four, superb fresh unmounted. SG 287 £80
RA4472 ½d, 1d and 1½d, perf. 15. Very fine mint. SG 288-290 £110
MA1884 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine mint. SG 288 £40
MA219 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 288 £65
MA1039 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 288 £65
MA1040 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Interpanneau margin at right, stamp pristine unmounted. SG 288 £75
MA410 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Showing 'Cap' flaw (position unknown). Very fine unmounted. SG 288 var. £75
MA412 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Block of four, light browning, fine mint or unmounted. SG 288 £150
MA1885 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 288 £300
MA220 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine mint. SG 289 £40
MA1911 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine unmounted. SG 289 £70
MA1041 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 289 £75
MA1427 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Lower right corner vertical pair, running sheet number '3' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 289 £150
MA1912 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 289 £285
MA221 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA796 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA1933 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £75
MA1044 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Upper marginal, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £75
MA1004 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Lower marginal horizontal pair, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £150
MA414 1½d perf. 15, brown-ochre. Block of four, light browning at left otherwise fine unmounted. SG 290 £180
DIE III WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS PERF. 14, SG 291-311a
RA8745 2d to 10/-, set of 13 values plus all listed shades of the 2d, 8d, 10d, 2/6, 3/-, 5/- and 10/-. Very fine mint. SG 291-310 £1,300
MA437 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine mint. SG 291 £14
MA1784 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine unmounted. SG 291 £27
MA132 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 291 £30
MA1195 2d, black and grey-purple. Lower right corner horizontal pair, running sheet number '142' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 291 £35
MA970 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of four, creased through upper pair lower unmounted. SG 291 £50
MA698 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of 12, tone mark in margin stamps superb unmounted. A lovely large multiple. SG 291 SOLD
MA636 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine used. SG 291 £6
MA1785 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine unmounted. SG 292 £20
MA900 2d, black and slate-purple. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 292 £35
RA9663 2d, black and slate-purple. Horizontal strip of four very fine unmounted. SG 292 £60
MA905 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, hinged on lower pair upper unmounted. SG 292 £90
MA904 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, hinge trace or superb unmounted. SG 292 £100
MA1460 2d, black and slate-purple. Left marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 292 £120
MA449 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine used. SG 292 £10
MA446 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine used on piece. SG 292 £7
MA450 2d, black and slate-purple. Horizontal pair very fine used on piece. SG 292 £15
MA728 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 293 £18
MA1208 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal, superb unmounted. SG 293 £30
MA908 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal strip of three, printer's mark upper left. Some short perfs., fine unmounted. SG 293 £45
MA455 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, upper left stamp with paper inclusion and small thin at top otherwise fine mint. SG 293 £80
MA1799 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 293 £120
MA457 3d, black and yellow. Fine used. SG 293 £25
MA634 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 293 £32
MA458 3d, black and deep yellow shade. Very fine mint. SG 293 shade £20
MA459 3d, black and deep yellow shade. Horizontal strip of three, fine used on piece cancelled 'SALISBURY 11 MAR 24', some staining affecting right stamp. SG 293 shade £75
MA460 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine mint. SG 294 £22
MA100 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine unmounted. SG 294 £36
MA461 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Lower right corner pair showing running sheet number '154' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 294 £80
MA1815 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Block of four, both right stamps showing collar flaws. Superb and fresh unmounted. Uncommon. SG 294 and vars. £200
MA1671 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine used. SG 294 £35
MA1693 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine used. SG 294 £45
MA462 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Showing printer's mark lower left, fine used. SG 294 £35
RA4143 4d, black and orange-vermilion, in combination with 6d jet-black and lilac on piece crisp 'SALISBURY' 29 DEC 23' datestamp. Attractive. SG 294, 295 £35
MA463 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion shade. Very fine mint. SG 294 shade £25
MA465 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion shade. Very fine used. SG 294 shade £45
MA1618 4d, black and dull red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 14, positions 25-26 / 35-36. Usual condition for these. SG 294 £80
MA474 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine mint. SG 295 £7
MA1823 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine unmounted. SG 295 £17
MA1238 6d, jet-black and lilac. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp fine unmounted. SG 295 £15
MA1824 6d, jet-black and lilac. Lower left corner copy, light bum browning at base, fine unmounted. SG 295 £15
MA973 6d, jet-black and lilac. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 295 £20
MA1825 6d, jet-black and lilac. Lower marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 295 SOLD
MA1237 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine used. SG 295 £10
MA1234 6d, jet-black and lilac. Left marginal horizontal pair, left stamp showing large RHODESIA variety (position 31). Right stamp with some short perfs. at top otherwise very fine mint. SG 295 var. £175
MA913 6d, jet-black and lilac, left marginal block of four. Upper left stamp position 21 showing larger RHODESIA variety and lower left position 31 showing large RHODESIA variety. Hinge trace on upper pair, lower unmounted. Unusual. SG 295 and vars. SOLD
MA914 6d, jet-black and lilac, lower left corner vertical block of six. Upper left stamp position 31 showing large RHODESIA variety. Hinge trace on upper pair otherwise unmounted, light marginal faults. Scarce in this positional format. SG 295 and var. SOLD
MA631 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 21 showing larger 'RHODESIA' variety. Very fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £80
MA629 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 21 showing larger 'RHODESIA' variety. Very fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £80
MA630 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 31 showing large 'RHODESIA' variety. Fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £125
MA1696 6d, jet-black and lilac. Irregular block of three, lower left stamp large RHODESIA variety, stamp above the lesser variety, in combination with 2d on piece. The variety fine, light faults on others. RARE. SG 295 and var., 291 £250
MA1826 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Very fine unmounted. Distinct. SG 295 shade SOLD
MA1233 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Lower marginal horizontal pair, imprint in margin. Some split perfs. otherwise superb unmounted. Lovely and distinct. SG 295 shade £45
MA479 6d, jet-black and grey-lilac shade. Very fine mint. SG 295 shade £12
MA480 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Very fine mint. SG 295 shade £12
MA481 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 296 £35
MA1251 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 296 £60
MA1247 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Upper marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 296 £65
MA1250 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Lower right corner vertical pair, running sheet number '123' in margin. Fine unmounted. SG 296 £85
MA482 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 296 shade £38
MA772 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 297 £45
MA1252 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh unmounted. SG 297 £80
MA1833 8d, violet and grey-green. Lower marginal, very fine fresh unmounted. SG 297 £80
MA485 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Very fine mint. SG 298 £18
MA1263 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Upper right corner pair, right stamp showing prominent 'collar' flaw. Hinged on margin, stamps superb unmounted. SG 298 and var. £150
MA486 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. SG 298 £75
MA489 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 298 £60
MA491 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine mint. SG 299 £25
MA635 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Fine used. SG 299 SOLD
MA492 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine mint. SG 300 £14
MA1848 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 300 £28
MA633 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 300 shade £15
MA919 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Printer's file copies ex the Waterlow archive. Lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and fine condition for these. SG 300 shade (Requisition 177,999 24/7/1923) SOLD
MA1697 1/-, black and dull blue. Fine used. SG 300 SOLD
MA496 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 301 £20
MA920 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive. Upper right corner vertical block of eight. Small punctures and fine condition for these. SG 301 (Requisition 177,999 24/7/1923) £200
MA498 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 SOLD
MA516 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA1698 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA499 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine mint. SG 302 £50
MA1299 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Deep shades, fine unmounted. SG 302 £90
MA1298 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1469 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1467 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1658 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine used. SG 302 £75
MA501 2/6, ultramarine and reddish sepia shade. Gum a little toned, fine mint. SG 302 shade £40
MA502 2/6, light ultramarine and pale sepia shade. Gum a little toned, fine mint. SG 302 shade £45
MA1728 2/6, light ultramarine and pale sepia shade. Fine used. SG 302 shade £60
MA503 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 303 £65
MA774 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 303 £70
MA1300 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 303 £110
MA613 2/6, blue and pale grey-brown shade. Fine mint. SG 303 shade £60
MA614 2/6, blue and pale grey-brown shade. Showing results of defective perforation pins at lower left and right. Fine mint. SG 303 shade £60
MA520 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 304 var. £140
MA647 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 304 £150
RA6582 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Showing ‘collar’ flaw, fine mint. SG 304 shade var. £120
A206 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 304 shade var. £150
MA700 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Fine used on piece cancelled 'REGISTERED BULAWAYO'. SG 304 £110
MA506 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine mint. SG 305 £110
MA1304 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 305 £200
MA1471 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 305 £200
MA1303 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Upper marginal part imprint, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 305 £210
A210 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 305 var. £150
MA1305 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, small colour run at left, fine unmounted. SG 305 var. £200
RA9707 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, superb unmounted. SG 305 var. £250
MA507 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Fine used cancelled 'MONGU LEALUI'. Uncommon. SG 305 £145
MA1308 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. On piece cancelled with violet oval. SG 305 fiscal use £20
MA508 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine mint. SG 306 £130
MA1310 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine unmounted. SG 306 £225
MA510 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Very fine mint. SG 308 £190
MA1313 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Left marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 308 £375
MA1314 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Pen and violet oval cancels. SG 308 fiscal use £35
MA106 10/-, crimson and bright yellow-green. Very fine mint. SG 309 £200
MA1968 10/-, crimson and bright yellow-green. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted with the proper gum for these. SG 309 £425
MA610 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine mint, a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £250
MA141 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted, a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
MA814 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted, a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
MA1472 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted, a distinct unlisted variant. SG 309 shade £375
MA1611 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 14, positions 49-50 / 59-60. Fair condition for these. SG 309 shade £75
MA511 10/-, carmine and yellow-green. Very fine mint. SG 310 £245
MA105 10/-, carmine and yellow-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 310 £400
RA7639 £1, black and magenta. A little un-fresh, fine mint. SG 311 £200
MA1996 £1, black and magenta. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 311 £525
MA1470 £1, black and magenta. Crackly gum,very fine mint. SG 311 £525
MA815 £1, black and magenta. Superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely and scarce in this quality. SG 311 £1,000
MA1700 £1, black and magenta. Fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED BULAWAYO' datestamp, some colour loss. Uncommon. SG 311 £275
MA1701 £1, black and magenta. Unconvincing / forged cancel. SG 311 £85
MA1702 £1, black and magenta. Ink and violet oval cancel, on piece. Strong colour. SG 311 fiscal use £45
A222 £1, black and magenta. Horizontal pair date perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 311 fiscal use £30
A223 £1, black and magenta. Two pairs in combination with 1898 £10 Arms, on piece date perfined and violet cancels. Most attractive. SG 311, 93 fiscal use £85
DIE III WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS PERF. 15, SG 312-322
RA8746 2d to 5/-, set of ten values, very fine fresh mint. SG 312-321 £800
MA172 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 312 £40
MA1198 2d, black and slate-purple. Lower marginal part imprint, superb fresh mint. SG 312 £55
MA1643 2d, black and slate-purple. Lower left corner copy, superb fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 312 SOLD
MA143 2d, black and slate-purple. Showing part printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. SG 312 £50
MA1786 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 312 £300
MA173 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Lovely pale shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 313 £40
MA1219 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA1216 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA1463 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA174 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine fresh mint. SG 314 £50
MA1829 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine unmounted. SG 314 £100
MA146 6d, jet-black and lilac. Showing part printer’s mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 314 £65
MA175 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 315 £55
MA781 8d, violet and grey-green. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 315 £65
MA185 8d, violet and grey-green. Showing collar flaw. Very fine fresh mint. Uncommon. SG 315 var. £150
MA176 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine fresh mint. SG 316 £65
MA1261 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Lower marginal part imprint. Superb fresh mint. SG 316 £85
MA149 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Superb unmounted. SG 316 £120
MA1645 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Lower left corner copy, superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 316 £130
MA1264 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 316 £550
MA1265 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine used cancelled clear part 'LIVINGSTONE AUG 1925' datestamp. Very scarce. SG 316 £200
MA782 1/-, black and dull blue. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 317 £70
MA177 1/-, black and dull blue. A vivid shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £70
MA1285 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 317 £135
MA1286 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 317 £135
MA152 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printer’s mark lower left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA151 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printer’s mark upper left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA178 2/-, black and brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 318 £100
MA785 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 320 £160
MA1307 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 320 £145
MA1306 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Lower marginal, a little browned on reverse, fine unmounted. SG 320 £150
RA4200 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing collar flaw, superb mint. Very scarce. SG 320 var. £300
MA182 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing collar flaw, superb mint. Very scarce. SG 320 var. £300
MA1967 5/-, deep blue and bright green. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. SG 321 £450
MA1760 £1, black and deep magenta. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 322 SOLD
MA1750 POSTMARKS Collection on stockpage comprising 53 different offices all on 1d Admirals. A useful group of better including AVONDALE, CHILANGA, HUNTERS ROAD, KASHITU, KASEMPA, MAKOWRIES sc, NAMWALA, PETAUKE, 827 and 941. £225
MA1751 POSTMARKS Collection on stockpage comprising 47 different offices all on 1½d Admirals. A useful group of better including DUCHESS HILL, FORT RIXON, GUTU, HUNTERS ROAD, NORTON, SOLWEZI, TPO UP, UMSWESWE. £150
ADMIRAL POSTAL HISTORY / REVENUE USE
MA1949 1913 31st December, printed South African Timber Coy. receipt, applied with pair ½d Admirals, cancelled with violet straight line and in ink. Creased through, most attractive and unusual usage. £25
MA1541 1914 16th March, photographic Post Card of Blink-water River, Umvuma, bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'GWELO' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £15
A232 1914 6th October, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 219), cancelled part ‘BULAWAYO 6 OCT 14’ datestamp, to the the Transvaal. £35
MA1543 1914 19th October, coloured Post Card bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'VICTORIA / 19 OCT 1914 / S. RHODESIA', addressed to London. Puncture at base. SOLD
MA1538 1914 date unclear, most attractive coloured Post Card of the view from the Verandah, Terminus Hotel, Matopos, bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled light but legible 'MATOPOS' tc datestamp, addressed to England. £45
MA1539 1915 15th March, coloured Post Card of the Hunan River, bearing on picture side 1d Admiral, cancelled 'MARANDELLAS ' 15 MAR 1915 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to New Zealand. Card with sellotape repair. SOLD
MA1536 1916 21st March, Tucks sepia Post Card of the Palm Grove, Victoria Falls, bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS / 21 MAR 1916 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. £20
MA1545 1916 28th August, real photograph Post Card (non Rhodesian), bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'BINDURA / 28 AUG 1916 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £20
MA1482 1916 10th October, cover bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'BULAWAYO 10 JUL 16' dc datestamp, locally addressed. Then struck with boxed 'UNCLAIMED, ADVERTISED.' cachet, 'RETURNED LETTER OFFICE' backstamp and then a further 'BULAWAYO 10 OCT 16' datestamp below. An unusual instructional mark. £85
MA1948 1916 7th November, typewritten receipt for the dividend of a deceased estate, applied with pair ½d Admirals, cancelled in ink. Attractive and unusual usage. £35
MA1499 1916 16th November, cover bearing 1d Admiral, cancelled 'ENKLEDOORN / 16 NOV 16 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £35
MA578 1917 6th September, cover bearing pair 1d Admirals (left stamp defective corner lower left), cancelled 'MONGU-LEALUI' dc datestamp, addressed to Scotland. Attractive. £60
MA938 1917 11th August, typewritten carbon copy of a loan agreement, applied with Admiral 3d pair (SG 259), cancelled in ink with date. The document noted in pencil 'Given up to the 15th March 1919 to come in & see about payment of above'. Most attractive. £110
MA1516 1917 (date unclear), cover printed flap 'THE BEIRA & MASHONALAND & RHODESIA RAILWAYS', bearing 1d Admiral, lightly cancelled 'BULAWAYO' dc datestamp. Addressed to the USA and struck with octagonal 'T 30c' cachet, further with violet circular 'PASSED CENSOR' and upon arrival New York 'DUE 6 CENTS' strike. Lovely. £85
MA1529 1918 18th April, cover bearing ½d plus pair 1d Admirals, cancelled 'UMVUMA / 18 ASPR 1918 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamps, addressed to the USA. Opened at left then resealed with printed 'OPENED BY CENSOR / 1790' tape. Few minor cover faults, attractive and most unusual. £125
MA684 1918 7th July, attractive coloured Post Card of Hotel Launch on Zambesi River, Victoria Falls, bearing ½d Admiral cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another alongside, addressed to the Cape. Light marking. £20
RA657 1918 16th October, cyclostyled page from the ENKELDOORN CHEESE FACTORY for the allotment of 50 shares for £6 5/- to Col. William Napier. The page then folded and posted with the stamp now torn away but cancelled UMVUMA 18 OCT 1918, applied internally with 3d Admiral (SG 259) cancelled with straight line violet ‘Enkeldoorn’ handstamp. A delightful item despite its faults. £75
MA678 1919 9th May, attractive coloured Post Card of 'Victoria Falls, Main Fall from Livingstone Island', bearing ½d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another alongside, addressed to Natal. Some discolouration. SOLD
MA1515 (1919?) 30th January, pink company printed cover bearing 1½d x two, cancelled large 'BULAWAYO' dc datestamps, addressed to the USA. £30
MA1546 1920 17th January, single page from a Deed of Transfer (now folded), applied with 5/- and 10/- Arms plus £1 Admiral (SG 87, 89, 279b), date perfined '10 / 3 / 20' and violet oval cancel. £45
MA1531 1920 31st January, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 257), cancelled 'SHAMVA' dc datestamp, addressed to Ireland. £45
MA1530 1922 19th February, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 257), cancelled light 'ODZI' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Light cover faults at top. £40
RA8584 1920 13th May, single page typewritten 'DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNT' bearing at base pair £1 Admirals (SG 279b), date perfined and violet oval datestamp. Now folded horizontally. £200
MA1509 1920 15th June, stationery registered envelope uprated with ½d and 1d Admirals, cancelled 'BULAWAYO' dc datestamp, addressed to Pretoria. Opened on three sides, attractive. £55
MA1502 1920 31st August, hand-coloured cover bearing ½d and 1d x two Admirals, cancelled light 'QUE QUE' dc datestamps, addressed to the United States. £45
RA8588 1920 2nd September, printed two page 'DEED OF TRANSFER' bearing at top strip of three £1 Admirals (SG 279a) plus 10/- and £10 Arms (SG 89, 93) perfined by date '7 / 9 / 20' and light violet oval cancels. £250
MA679 1920 3rd September, attractive coloured Post Card of The Boiling Pot, Victoria Falls, bearing ½d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to Cape Town. £25
RA902 1920 17th November, two page MORTGAGE BOND bearing at top of first page £20 Arms (SG 93a), £5 Arms overprint (SG 113e) plus strip of three £1 Admirals (SG 279b) cancelled with two violet oval ‘DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO’ cachets and each date perfined ‘17 / 11 / 20’. A most attractive combination with lovely strong colours. £300
RA5110 1920 1st October, printed two page ‘DEED OF TRANSFER’, inner page bearing 1898 10/- Arms, 1913 5/- and £1 Admirals (SG 89, 275, 279b), perfined by date and violet oval ‘DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO’ cancel. £80
RA5111 1920 23rd November, typewritten six page ‘DEED OF TRANSFER’, inner page bearing 1898 10/- Arms and 1913 £1 Admirals x four (SG 89, 279b), perfined by date and violet oval ‘DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO’ cancels. Most attractive. £140
MA1481 1921 12th January, cover bearing pair 1d Admirals, each cancelled 'VICTORIA 12 JAN 1921' dc datestamps, addressed to England. Minor staining. £45
MA688 1921 1st February, sepia Post Card of 'The Devils Cataract, Victoria Falls', bearing pair ½d Admirals, cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to England. £45
MA1779 1921 24th February, printed British South Africa Company document (now folded for display), applied at upper right with £1 die IIIA deep black and reddish lilac block of four (SG 255u), cancelled in red ink plus large violet 'LANDS SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT' cachet. A wonderful usage of this very scarce printing. £400
MA577 1921 11th April, cover bearing pair and single 2d Admirals (SG 257), cancelled large 'LIVINGSTONE' dc datestamps, addressed to Scotland. Reverse flap torn away, attractive triple rate cover. £120
RA6592 1921 26th April, small cover being a folded printed Wedding Invitation, bearing ½d Admiral, cancelled ‘ENKELDOORN’ and addressed to England. Underpaid and endorsed ‘T 10c’ and further struck with script ‘1d / I.S. / T’ cachet, then applied with British 1d due pencil cancelled. Delightful. £125
MA1514 1921 14th July, blue company printed cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 257), cancelled 'UMTALI / 14 JUL 1921' dc datestamp, addressed to the USA, arrival strike on front. Opened three sides and corner fault. £45
MA1548 1921 20th October, large printed fancy 'British South Africa Company' land grant, single front page, applied with £1 Admirals horizontal strip of four (SG 278), cancelled in red ink and large rectangular 'LAND SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT / SALISBURY' cachet. Document now folded with minor peripheral faults and punctures at left. Most attractive. £200
MA575 1921 9th November, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 256), twice cancelled 'NDOLA' dc datestamps, addressed to England. There re-addressed and machine cancelled. Some opening tears at top. £45
MA1495 1922 14th January, printed blue BSA Company QUITRENT receipt, applied with 7/6 Admiral (SG 276a), date perfined and violet handstamp. Issued for one years rent for farm Lembwe. Most attractive. £145
MA1504 1922 15th January, cover bearing ½d pair plus 2d Admirals, cancelled 'LUSAKAS / 15 JAN 1922 / N.W.RHODESIA' dc datestamps, addressed to Elisabethville. Some staining around stamps and puncture at lower left. £65
MA1498 1922 27th July, cover bearing pair 1d Admirals, cancelled 'PENHALONGA / 27 JUL 1922 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Umtali. £35
MA1549 1922 18th August, large printed fancy 'British South Africa Company' land grant, a most attractive hand-drawn map of said land inserted within. Applied with £1 Admirals horizontal strip of four (SG 311), cancelled in red ink and large rectangular 'LAND SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT / SALISBURY' cachet. Document now folded with minor peripheral faults and punctures at left. Most attractive. £225
MA576 1922 23rd October, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 255), cancelled large part 'NAMWALA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Few opening tears at top, attractive. £75
MA1519 1922 22nd November, printed National Bank of South Africa bearing ½d Admiral, cancelled 'GWELO / 22 NOV 1922' dc datestamp, addressed to Tweespruit. £20
RA7161 1922 12th December, typewritten Insolvent Estate document, applied with pair £1 Admirals (SG 311), date perfined (6 / 12 / 22) and violet oval cancel. Attractive. £85
MA1544 1922 19th December, black and white on green Post Card of The Chasm, Victoria Falls, bearing ½d Admiral, cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to Natal. £15
MA939 1923 25th January, printed INVENTORY with typewritten details of an Estate, applied with Admirals 1/-, 5/- and 7/6 x four (SG 272a, 276, 306), cancelled with violet oval cachets and date perfined '19 / 12 / 22'. Attractive. £110
MA1483 1923 17th April, cover bearing pair 1½d Admirals (SG 287), each cancelled 'BULAWAYO STATION 17 APR 1923 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamps. Addressed to Switzerland. Minor staining. £45
MA1533 1923 4th May, FRONT only bearing ½d Admiral strip of three, cancelled 'GREAT ZIMBABWE' dc datestamps, addressed to Cape Town. £15
MA1476 1923 18th June, most attractive coloured Post Card of Victoria Falls Boating Stage (Tucks Series A), bearing ½d to 3d Admirals, crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS 18 JUN 1923' dc datestamps. Un-addressed. Lovely. £125
MA1496 1923 18th June, BSA Company printed blue QUITRENT receipt, applied with six 7/6 Admirals (SG 308), each pen cancelled. This being payment for six years rent for Riverside farm. Creased vertically, most attractive and unusual. £350
MA1547 1923 25th June, printed 'Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society, Ltd.' policy form, applied with pair 1/-'s, 2/6 and 5/- Admirals (SG 272a, 303, 276), each pen cancelled. Folded through affecting one 1/- at right. Attractive. £45
MA1500 1923 6th November, cover bearing ½d and 1½d Admirals, lightly cancelled 'PLUMTREE' dc datestamps, addressed to England. £40
MA1526 1923 10th September, cover bearing 1½d Admiral, cancelled 'WANKIES / 10 SEP 1923 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Bulawayo. Folded vertically. £35
A241 1923 date unclear, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 291), cancelled part 'PLUMTREE' dc datestamp, to England. £30
MA1512 1924 25th February, cover bearing 1½d Admiral (SG 287), cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to the Transvaal (E. Tamsen Esq). Lovely and clean. £25
MA1518 1924 21st March, sepia Tucks Post Card of Zambezi River, Victoria Falls bearing 1½d Admiral (SG 287), cancelled crisp 'VICTORIA FALLS / 21 MAR 1924 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to the United States. Attractive. £40
ADMIRAL POSTAL STATIONERY
MA1492 1916 8th February, 1d Admiral embossed envelope (embossed flap), cancelled light but crisp 'SHAGARI / 8 FEB 1916 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Light faults at top and flap partially lacking. £75
MA687 1921 4th April, ½d Admiral Post Card (H & G 14, without imprint at base), neatly cancelled with crisp ‘VICTORIA FALLS’ dc datestamp, addressed to Port Elisabeth. Superb and clean. £75
MA1524 1922 13th December, 1d Admiral embossed envelope, cancelled crisp 'GWELO / 13 DEC 22 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Gwelo (P. Falk). £60
MA1521 1923 7th December, ½d Admiral Newspaper wrapper, crisply cancelled 'SALISBURY / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Gwelo (P. Falk), arrival backstamp. Very scarce. £350
MA1507 1923 13th December, long ½d Admiral stationery envelope, cancelled alongside the indicium 'RUSAPE / 13 DEC 1923 / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Gwelo (Mrs. Hilda Falk). Creased through twice, very scarce. £125
MA980 c1922 ? impression utilising the 'Admiral' head similar to the issued stamps although re-engraved, in a vertical format with a fancy turned design around. Struck in pale brown, with fine diagonal lines running through. On thin card the reverse of which shows part design similar to that used for security printing.
 
Note: the 'Admiral' image would suggest some association with the B.S.A.Company, possibly a trial for a revenue useage (cigarette tax ?)
£80
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