ADMIRALS
Last updated: 18th October, 2018
MA1323 d to 1. A complete set of 19 values, mixed dies and perfs, a selected set very fine and fresh mint. SG between 118b-243 SOLD
OVERPRINTED SPECIMEN IN BLACK
MA1324 Complete set of 19 values, including the 1917 1d, overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel types W2 and W3). The original set of 18 remarkably fine, fresh and lightly hinged, 1d with trace of gum only. Much above average. Scarce as such. SG between 186s and 249s £2,100
MA975 3d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Very fine with gum. SG 215s SOLD
MA569 3d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2), in addition showing light part receiving cancel from a receiving authority, this probably Gabon as noted in pencil on reverse. Fine without gum. SG 215s £50
MA976 4d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Very fine with gum. SG 211s SOLD
MA977 6d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Very fine with gum, diagonal bend. SG 217s SOLD
MA745 10d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Few minor tones, fine mint. SG 247s SOLD
A6 1/-, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Very fine mint. SG 232s SOLD
A7 2/6, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Fine mint. SG 249s SOLD
MA978 2/6, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Hinge remnant, fine mint. SG 249s SOLD
MA979 3/-, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Hinge remnant, very fine mint. SG 249s SOLD
FISCALLY CANCELLED
MA1361 1922 3d black and yellow horizontal pair plus 2/- black and brown, on piece each pen cancelled. Most attractive. SG 293, 301 SOLD
½d, 1d, 1½d and 2½d SINGLE PLATE VALUES
MA1325 d perf. 14, range of five shades representing examples from those as listed. Very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly. SG 186-189
 
Note: there are a large number of printings from this duty, and it is often difficult to allocate individual stamps to those as listed by SG. This selection is our attempt at doing so
£90
MA574 d, perf. 14, range of five shades representing examples from those as listed, in addition a further range of five shades. Fine to very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly and indicative of the numerous printings of this duty. SG 186-189 and shades £150
MA1327 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Showing curious weal printing above King's head. Very fine mint. SG 186 var. £20
MA985 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 SOLD
MA211 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 SOLD
MA212 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 £80
MA981 d perf. 14, deep green group. Lower marginal superb unmounted. SG 187 SOLD
MA653 d, perf. 14, deep green. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 187 £50
MA210 d, perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 187 £55
MA214 d, perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 187 £60
MA982 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine fresh mint. SG 188b £45
RA9705 d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA651 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA983 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, superb fresh mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA986 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted. SG 188b £85
MA987 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Left marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 188b £85
MA1328 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '287' in margin which unusually encroaches onto the stamp. Light gum faults, very fine mint. SG 188b £90
MA696 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA697 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 off interpanneau margin showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA984 d, perf. 14, dull green group. A striking intense / vivid shade, block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b shade SOLD
MA1326 d, perf. 14, dull green group. A markedly weak / worn impression, very fine mint. SG 188b shade SOLD
MA942 d, perf. 14, dull green group, in a most unusual shade with the green showing through to reverse. Horizontal pair, fine mint. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 188b shade £45
MA943 d, perf. 14, (worn) dull green group, an exceptionally worn impression an very poor printing by Waterlows. Block of four, few light faults fine mint. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 188b shade £90
MA941 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to left margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA525 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, lightly browned gum fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA990 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
MA526 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
MA989 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
RA7016 d, perf. 14 dull green group. Strip of ten stamps off horizontal interpanneau margin with full imprint, all stamps imperforate at base. Some gum browning and one stamp creased vertically, unmounted. Attractive and scarce large multiple showing this variety. SG 188b var. £300
MA640 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of 20 across the horizontal interpanneau margin, full imprint between. All upper ten stamps imperforate to margin at base. Hinged at each corner otherwise very fine or superb unmounted. A remarkable and RARE complete unit showing this variety. SG 188b vars. £1,200
MA524 d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression. Very fine mint. £20
A20 d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression, brown crackly gum. Very fine mint. £30
RA2693 d, perf. 14. With A A / T C (Anglo American Tobacco Company) perfin. Uncommon. SOLD
MA1330 1d perf. 14, range of six shades representing examples from those as listed. Fine or very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly. SG 190-195
 
Note: there are a very large number of printings from this duty, and it is often difficult to allocate individual stamps to those as listed by SG. This selection is our attempt at doing so
£75
MA992 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Superb unmounted. SG 190 SOLD
MA993 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine fresh mint. SG 190 SOLD
MA9 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Block of four very fine mint. SG 190 £35
MA1338 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Block of nine fine used cancelled light 'GUTU' datestamps. Most attractive. SG 190 SOLD
MA1335 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Group of four singles each showing a blind perforation hole vertically or horizontally and resultant piece alongside. Fine or very fine used. Most unusual group. SG 190 vars. SOLD
MA1333 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Upper left corner copy, very fine unmounted. SG 191 SOLD
MA998 1d, carmine-red group. Lower marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 191 SOLD
MA999 1d, carmine-red group. Upper right corner block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 191 SOLD
MA1334 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Block of four on piece cancelled with crisp violet oval 'B. S. A. POLICE / ENKLEDOORN / OCT. 1916', the date '1st' inserted by hand in ink. Attractive and most unusual. SG 191 SOLD
MA1001 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper margin. Very fine mint. Very scarce as such. SG 191 var. £150
MA1000 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to left interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 191 var. SOLD
MA947 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 191 var. SOLD
MA1003 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Horizontal pair each imperforate to upper interpanneau margin, showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 191 var. SOLD
RA7017 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Superb used. Uncommon. SG 191 var. £60
MA589 1d, perf. 14, brown-red. Left marginal, superb unmounted. SG 192 SOLD
MA1002 1d, perf. 14, red group. Horizontal pair across the interpanneau margin, left stamp imperforate to margin. Very fine mint. Scarce in this format. SG 193 var. SOLD
MA752 1d, perf. 14, red group. Right marginal horizontal pair, major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Exceptionally fine mint. Very scarce. Ex. Gibbs (lot 123, as SG 193 group, dull red.) SG 193a £1,100
MA994 1d perf. 14, brown-red. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. SG 192 £20
MA1351 1d perf. 14, brown-red. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 192 £25
MA1352 1d perf. 14, intense brown-red shade. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 192 shade £30
MA540 1d, perf. 14, red group. Imperforate to left interpanneau margin. Centred up otherwise very fine mint. SG 193 var. £65
MA1331 1d perf. 14, scarlet group. Right marginal, superb unmounted. SG 194 SOLD
RA9650 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Horizontal pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 194 SOLD
RA9646 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 194 £100
MA997 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 194 £135
MA217 1d, perf. 14, rose-red. Major variet IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. B.P.A. certificate (2007). Lovely. SG 195a £1,400
MA1339 1d perf. 14, 'rosine'. Very fine used. SG 196 SOLD
MA1340 1d perf. 14, 'rosine'. Vertical pair, fine used. SG 196 SOLD
MA1341 1d perf. 14, 'rosine'. Block of four, very fine used. Lovely colour. SG 196 SOLD
MA598 1d, perf. 14, intense scarlet-vermilion shade. A remarkably vivid shade, striking and most unusual. Superb used. SOLD
MA542 1d, perf. 14, three shades as listed. Very fine mint. SG 197-199 £15
MA1013 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Upper marginal, an extraordinary large stamp, endorsed in margin '1921 new shade'. Hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. Wonderful. SG 197 SOLD
MA948 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four, small inclusion on upper right stamp now fallen out, thick crackly gum. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA1008 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA1005 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA583 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four, fine used. SG 197 SOLD
MA950 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to right interpanneau margin. Minor bends, very fine unmounted. SG 197 var. £75
MA951 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 197 var. £75
MA548 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Showing unusual inking flaw upper right corner. Very fine used. SG 197 var. £15
MA949 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper margin. Very fine mint. SG 198 var. £45
MA1012 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Lower right corner copy imperforate to right margin. Very fine mint. RARE. SG 198 var.
 
Note: the imperforate to interpanneau margin examples show the perforations running through the margin. This example has the perforations running to the edge of the design of the stamp so can only be from the right of the sheet
SOLD
MA1011 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin. Fine mint. SG 198 var. £40
MA1009 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 198 var. SOLD
MA1015 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Fine used. SG 198 £8
MA1344 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Block of six very fine used cancelled 'UMVUMA' datestamps. SG 198 SOLD
RA9022 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Pulled perf. at top otherwise very fine fresh mint. SG 198a £550
RA8853 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Very fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2000). SG 198a £625
RA8692 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Lower interpanneau margin at base, superb and fresh unmounted, characteristic pooled gum. Lovely and very scarce in this condition. SG 198a £1,100
MA1007 1d, perf. 14, drab-brown. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 199 £45
MA1342 1d, perf. 14. Two examples showing either exceptionally narrow or wide perforations. Fine used. A most unusual pair. £35
MA1343 1d, perf. 14. Two examples showing defective perforation pin holes at left. Fine used. An unusual pair. £20
MA1345 1d, perf. 14. Group of eight blocks of four (one on piece) and a block of six, various shades. Fine to very fine used. SG 197-199 SOLD
MA1016 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, upper right corner horizontal strip of three. Endorsed in margin 'File Copy', and each with puncture. Right stamp IMPERFORATE TO MARGIN, very fine for these with gum. Very scarce. SG 201 SOLD
MA553 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue shades. Very fine mint. SG 200-201 £14
MA599 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue shades plus three additional unlisted. Fine to very fine mint. A lovely group. SG 200-201 and shades £40
MA952 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 200 £8
MA1019 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 200 SOLD
MA1025 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Right marginal, superb unmounted. SG 200 £15
MA1024 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 200 £20
MA1018 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal vertical pair. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 200 £30
MA1031 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 200 £75
MA1027 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 200 £75
MA557 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal vertical block of eight, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 200 £175
MA1348 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Very fine used cancelled crisp 'MATOPOS' tc datestamp. SG 200 SOLD
MA1347 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue. Both contrasting shades each very fine used cancelled crisp 'LUSAKAS' datestamps. Lovely. SG 200 £90
MA1017 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. SG 201 £35
MA1029 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 201 £75
MA1032 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 201 £80
MA1030 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper right corner block of four. Very fine mint. SG 201 £60
MA1028 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 201 £90
MA558 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 201 £30
MA560 2d, perf. 14, bright blue group. Block of four fine used. SG 201 £120
MA602 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 201 shade £12
MA1023 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Superb unmounted. SG 201 shade SOLD
MA1346 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Upper left corner horizontal strip of seven, showing imprint in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. Delightful. SG 201 shade SOLD
MA1349 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine used. SG 201 shade SOLD
MA1350 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine used cancelled part datestamp in BLUE. Delightful. SG 201 shade £50
MA991 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 202 SOLD
MA563 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 202 £80
MA564 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Upper left corner block of four, some light tones and reverse not fine, mint. SG 202 £20
MA593 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Fine used. SG 202 £22
MA933 d, perf. 15, green group. Very fine mint. SG 203 £11
MA944 d, perf. 15, green group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine unmounted slightly soiled at top. Scarce in this perforation. SG 203 shade var. £80
MA595 1d, perf. 15, (true) rose-red. Fine used. SG 204 £15
MA1336 1d, perf. 15, (true) rose-red. Very fine used. SG 204 £20
MA1337 1d, perf. 15, carmine-rose shade. Fine used. SG 204 shade £20
MA592 1d, perf. 15, brown-red. Superb unmounted. SG 205 SOLD
MA995 1d perf. 15, brown-red. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 205 £30
RA9713 1d, perf. 15, brown-red. Left marginal block of eight, superb unmounted. SG 205 £65
RA9710 1d, perf. 15, brown-red. Complete pane C of 60, marginal at left. Position 7 showing the vertical mark in left 'd' of '1d'. Very fine or superb unmounted. Attractive and uncommon. SG 205 £350
MA600 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 206 £40
MA1014 1d, perf. 15, deep bistre-brown shade. Right marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 206 shade SOLD
MA566 1d, perf. 15, deep bistre-brown shade. Block of four, upper left stamp with closed tear, otherwise fine mint or unmounted. SG 206 shade £180
MA1006 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 206 £225
MA830 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Lower marginal block of four, hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 206 £250
MA832 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Vertical block of 12 (3 x 4), unobtrusive diagonal creasing affects all but three stamps, fresh unmounted. A most attractive large multiple. SG 206 £300
MA568 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 206 var. £90
MA1010 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 206 var. SOLD
MA596 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Fine used. SG 206 £5
MA567 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Fine used. Scarce. SG 206b £25
MA601 2d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 207 £18
MA1022 2d, perf. 15, deep blue. Superb unmounted. SG 207 SOLD
MA597 2d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine used. SG 207 £48
MA1020 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Upper marginal part imprint. Very fine mint. SG 208 SOLD
MA791 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower marginal, hinge trace very fine mint. SG 208 SOLD
MA1035 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower right corner horizontal strip of three, running sheet number '43' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 208 SOLD
MA1033 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 SOLD
MA1034 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £85
MA803 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, lightly hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. Very fine and fresh. SG 208 £85
MA833 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA953 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Right marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA619 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower left corner block of four, perf. fault at top otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA835 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of 24 being the left four columns of the sheet. Some gum disturbance affecting left 12 stamps otherwise very fine and fresh unmounted. Endorsed 'Fort Jameson 29/7/20' in pencil on lower margin. Lovely. SG 208 £400
MA836 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower right corner block of 24, imprint and running sheet number '73' in margin. Right margin with some faults, stamps very fine and fresh unmounted. Endorsed 'Feira 12/8/20' in pencil on lower margin. Lovely. SG 208 £500
MA571 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 208 £45
MA573 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four superb used central datestamp, unwashed with intact colour. Lovely. SG 208 £225
MA601 2d, perf. 15, vivid chalky blue shade. Superb fresh mint. Striking and unusual. SG 208 shade £45
MA1021 2d, perf. 15, milky blue shade. Very fine mint. Striking and unusual. SG 208 shade SOLD
MA805 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Light thinning at upper right and lightly browned on reverse, fine appearance. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY with very few recorded. SG 208a £1,350
MA515 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Block of four, upper right stamp with natural inclusion and area of browning on reverse. Fine from front, unmounted. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY AND CONSIDERED UNIQUE. B.P.A. certificate (2001) 'toned, is genuine'. SG 208a
 
Note: very few unused examples of this compound perforation are known, and it may well be that this block accounts for around half of that number. This is the ultimate way to collect a compound perforation, with both perforation types intersecting within the block. Of the other two known unused examples (both ex. Gibbs), neither can be described as without fault
£13,000
MA1329 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 208a SOLD
MA641 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Horizontal pair, very fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY'. A very scarce multiple. SG 208a £400
DIE I PERF. 14, SG 209-14
RA8731 2d to 2/-, less the 8d. Selected set of six values very fine and fresh mint. SG 209-214 less 213a £400
MA186 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 209 £14
MA1047 2d, black and grey. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 209 SOLD
MA1048 2d, black and grey. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. SG 209 SOLD
MA193 2d, black and grey. Very fine used. SG 209 SOLD
MA240 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine used. SG 209 £15
RA3707 2d, black and pale grey shade. Fine mint and distinct. SG 209 shade £20
MA606 2d, black and pale grey shade. Fine used and distinct. SG 209 shade £12
MA1353 3d, black and yellow. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 210 SOLD
MA1050 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 210 SOLD
MA1049 3d, black and yellow. Superb unmounted. SG 210 SOLD
MA194 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 210 SOLD
MA1051 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used cancelled part 'MARSHBROOK' datestamp. SG 210 SOLD
MA1356 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used cancelled crisp 'EIFFEL FLATS' datestamp. SG 210 SOLD
MA241 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Hinge remnants, fine mint. Distinct. SG 210 shade £70
MA242 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Fine used. Distinct. SG 210 shade £20
MA188 4d, black and orange. Very fine mint. SG 211 £10
MA1053 4d, black and orange. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 211 £15
MA1052 4d, black and orange. Superb unmounted. SG 211 SOLD
MA243 4d, black and orange. Two examples showing contrasting upwards or downwards shift of the headplates. Very fine mint. SG 211 vars. £25
MA1054 4d, black and orange. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 211 £35
MA195 4d, black and orange. Very fine used. SG 211 SOLD
MA1357 4d, black and orange. Very fine used cancelled crisp central 'MOUNT DARWIN' datestamp. SG 211 SOLD
MA190 5d, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 212 £6
MA1057 5d, black and green. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 212 SOLD
MA1056 5d, black and green. Superb unmounted. SG 212 SOLD
MA1059 5d, black and green. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 212 SOLD
MA1058 5d, black and green. Upper marginal vertical pair, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 212 SOLD
MA196 5d, black and green. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 212 SOLD
MA1061 6d, black and mauve. Pulled perf. at right otherwise a lovely fresh mint copy of this difficult printing. SG 213 SOLD
MA1060 6d, black and mauve. A fine fresh mint example of this difficult printing. SG 213 £145
MA197 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 213 £23
MA325 6d, black and mauve. Superb used. SG 213 SOLD
MA1354 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 214 SOLD
MA198 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 214 £85
DIE I PERF. 15, SG 215-218
MA207 3d to 2/-, less the 8d. Set of four values fine to very fine mint. SG 215-218 less 217a £150
MA199 3d, black and yellow. Very fine fresh mint. SG 215 £7
MA1062 3d, black and yellow. Superb unmounted. SG 215 SOLD
MA1063 3d, black and yellow. Right marginal, superb unmounted. SG 215 £15
MA1065 3d, black and yellow. Upper marginal vertical pair, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 215 SOLD
MA1066 3d, black and yellow. Lower left corner pair, superb unmounted. SG 215 £35
MA1067 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine fresh mint. SG 215 £45
MA244 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Very fine fresh mint. Distinct. SG 215 shade £15
MA1068 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 215 £25
MA1069 4d, black and orange-red. Fine mint. SG 216 £85
MA1070 4d, black and orange-red. Superb and fresh unmounted, well centred for these. An exceptional example. SG 216 SOLD
MA208 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 216 SOLD
MA839 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 216 £20
MA1358 4d, black and orange-red. Vertical pair very fine used. SG 216 £50
MA1071 4d, black and orange-red. Pen cancelled in ink by date. Most unusual. SG 216 fiscal use £25
MA202 6d, black and mauve. Very fine mint. SG 217 £8
MA1072 6d, black and mauve. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 217 SOLD
MA1359 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 217 £12
MA1360 6d, black and mauve. Position 34 showing 'waxed moustache' flaw, fine used. Uncommon. SG 217 var. £85
MA331 6d, black and reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 217 shade £20
MA248 6d, black and (flat) reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 217 shade £20
MA1355 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, very fine for these. SG 214 £100
MA205 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 218 £14
MA1073 2/-, black and brown. Superb unmounted. SG 218 SOLD
MA1074 2/-, black and brown. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 218 SOLD
MA1075 2/-, black and brown. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 218 SOLD
MA209 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 218 £45
DIE II PERF. 14, SG 219-243
MA1362 2d, black and grey group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 219 SOLD
MA1078 2d, black and grey group. Very fine mint. SG 219 £20
MA1079 2d, black and grey group. Upper left corner copy, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 219 SOLD
MA1080 2d, black and grey group. Upper marginal, superb unmounted. SG 219 SOLD
MA1077 2d, black and grey group. Showing prominent printer's hand painting below portrait. Very fine mint. SG 219 var. £45
MA1370 2d, black and grey group. Very fine used. SG 219 £8
MA1371 2d, black and (pale) grey shade. Two copies one with very worn head, both distinctly paler shades. Light faults, fine used. Unusual. SG 219 shade £20
MA1363 2d, black and brownish grey group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, very fine for these. SG 220 £85
MA1086 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 220 £75
MA24 2d, black and brownish grey group. Brownish crackly gum, very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 220 SOLD
MA1081 2d, black and brownish grey group. Brownish crackly gum, superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 220 SOLD
MA1082 2d, black and brownish grey group. Brownish crackly gum, lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Weak perforations and split in margin at base, superb unmounted. Lovely and very scarce. SG 220 SOLD
MA1380 2d, black and brownish grey group. Very fine used. SG 220 SOLD
MA1084 2d, black and brownish grey group. Horizontal pair, very fine used. SG 220 £25
MA1364 3d, black and deep yellow group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-49. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 221 £85
MA1087 3d, black and orange-yellow shade. Thick crackly brownish gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 221 shade £45
MA1091 3d, black and orange-yellow shade. Thick crackly brownish gum, upper marginal block of four showing part imprint in margin. Some light tones, fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 221 shade £180
MA1092 3d, black and orange-yellow shade. Thick crackly brownish gum, upper right corner block of four. Superb unmounted. Lovely and scarce. SG 221 shade SOLD
MA309 3d, black and orange-yellow. Thick crackly brownish gum, fine used unwashed with full gum. SG 221 £15
MA1365 3d, black and yellow group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing III, positions 29-30 / 39-49. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 221 £85
MA1085 3d, black and yellow group. Worn heads, very fine mint. Distinct and scarce. SG 222 £75
MA1090 3d, black and yellow group. Worn heads, block of four. Small stain on reverse of one otherwise very fine mint to unmounted. Distinct and a very scarce multiple. SG 222 SOLD
MA299 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 222 £12
MA1373 3d, black and yellow. Upper marginal showing part imprint in margin, fine used. SG 222 SOLD
MA1378 3d, black and yellow. Showing printer's mark upper right, very fine used. SG 222 £15
MA1093 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used and lightly cancelled. SG 222 £20
MA818 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, light faults fine used and lightly cancelled. Unwashed with gum. SG 222 £55
MA1094 3d, black and yellow group. Block of four, fine used cancelled 'BROKEN HILL'. SG 222 SOLD
MA27 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Few short perfs. at left, fine mint. A most unusual shade SG 222 shade £45
MA301 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Fine used, unwashed with intact colour, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade £20
MA954 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Superb used cancelled with crisp 'BULAWAYO. A.' datestamp. A most unusual shade SG 222 shade £25
MA302 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade SOLD
MA303 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade £40
MA1372 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Block of four, very fine used. A most unusual shade SG 222 shade SOLD
MA1377 3d, black and (very pale) yellow. Apparently unwashed with full gum, which is not the browned crackly type usually associated with this printing. Fine used. A striking and most unusual shade SG 222 shade £40
MA254 3d, black and buff. Very fine mint. SG 223 £14
MA1088 3d, black and buff. Position 40 right marginal showing 'footprint' flaw. Very fine mint. A striking and very prominent flaw. SG 223 var. SOLD
MA1089 3d, black and buff. Block of four, superb fresh mint or unmounted. SG 223 SOLD
MA300 3d, black and buff. Superb used unwashed with gum. SG 223 £12
MA842 3d, black and buff. Horizontal pair very fine used cancelled 'BALLA BALLA'. SG 223 £20
MA1367 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 224 SOLD
MA255 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 224 £25
MA304 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 224 £15
MA1098 4d, grey-black and pale orange-red shade. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. A striking and scarce shade. Lovely. SG 224 shade SOLD
MA1366 4d, black and deep orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 225 SOLD
MA844 4d, black and deep orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 225 £20
MA755 4d, black and deep orange-red. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 225 £22
MA1095 4d, black and deep orange-red. Showing part printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 225 £25
MA1096 4d, black and deep orange-red. Right marginal, very fine mint. SG 225 £25
MA334 4d, black and deep orange-red. Upper left corner copy. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 225 £25
MA258 4d, black and deep orange-red. Block of four, hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. SG 225 £220
MA1097 4d, black and deep orange-red. Block of four, superb fresh mint. SG 225 £220
MA305 4d, black and deep orange-red. Fine used. SG 225 £13
MA1374 4d, black and deep orange-red. Superb used. SG 225 £15
MA259 5d, black and grey-green. Very fine mint. SG 226 £20
MA1102 5d, black and grey-green. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 226 SOLD
MA1101 5d, black and grey-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 226 SOLD
MA29 5d, black and grey-green. Showing printer's mark upper right, very fine mint. SG 226 £23
MA1103 5d, black and grey-green. Lower marginal pair, few stains on right stamp otherwise fine mint. SG 226 £35
MA1375 5d, black and grey-green. Very fine used, intact colour. Uncommon. SG 226 SOLD
MA1369 5d, black and bright green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 227 SOLD
MA261 5d, black and bright green. Very fine mint. SG 227 £20
MA1099 5d, black and bright green. Superb unmounted. SG 227 SOLD
MA1100 5d, black and bright green. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 227 SOLD
MA1379 5d, black and bright green. Fine used cancelled central 'SHAGARI' datestamp. Uncommon. SG 227 SOLD
MA1376 5d, black and bright green. Superb used, intact colour. Uncommon. SG 227 £50
MA1368 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 25-26 / 35-36. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 227 shade SOLD
MA263 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Very fine mint. SG 227 shade £25
MA306 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Very fine used. SG 227 shade £45
MA33 6d, black and mauve. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. Lovely. SG 228 £100
MA819 6d, black and 'flat' mauve shade. Fine mint. An unusual shade. SG 228 shade £50
MA308 6d, black and mauve. Fine used. SG 228 £8
MA1107 6d, black and pink shade. 'Regular' gum, head a marked worn impression. Very fine mint. SG 228 shade SOLD
A78 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Very fine mint. SG 228 shade £35
MA1105 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 228 shade £45
MA845 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Wonderful colour. SG 228 shade £60
MA1104 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 228 shade SOLD
MA1106 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). A marked worn / pale impression, fine mint. Striking. SG 228 shade SOLD
MA1385 6d, black and pink shade. A remarkably vivid shade, fine used cancelled 'CHILANGA'. Delightful and scarce. SG 228 shade SOLD
MA1383 6d, black and pink shade, in combination with 1/- black and turquoise-blue and 2d die IIIA black and grey. On piece cancelled 'BULAWAYO. Most attractive. SG 228 shade, 233, unlisted £75
MA1384 6d, black and pink shade, horizontal pair in combination with 1d and 1d pair and strip of four. On piece cancelled 'GATOOMA' Lovely. SG 228 shade £80
MA1382 6d, black and pink shade, in combination with 1/- black and turquoise-blue and 4d die IIIA black and pale orange. On piece lightly cancelled 'LIVINGSTONE'. Highly visual. SG 228 shade, 233, unlisted £180
MA1108 6d, black and purple. Fine mint, a difficult printing. SG 229 SOLD
MA1381 6d, black and purple. Showing printer's mark lower left, fine mint. A difficult printing. SG 229 SOLD
MA1109 6d, black and purple group. Left marginal block of four, unobtrusive vertical crease through right pair otherwise very fine unmounted. Very scarce. SG 229 £450
MA622 6d, black and purple. Very fine used. SG 229 £7
MA846 6d, black and dull lilac shade. Crackly gum, irregular perforations at top and base which is probably characteristic of the printing. Very fine mint. Most unusual. SG 229 shade £65
MA1386 6d, group of 11 singles and a pair covering a range of shades / printings. One pen cancelled although a most unusual shade, otherwise fine or very fine used. SG 228, 229 shades SOLD
MA1387 8d, (reddish) mauve and green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these, the portrait most likely affected by moisture. SG 227 shade £85
MA265 8d, violet and green. Very fine mint. SG 230 £15
MA1112 8d, violet and green. Superb unmounted. SG 230 SOLD
MA119 8d, violet and green. Showing printer's hand painting left of King's cap, very fine mint. SG 230 £25
MA266 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine mint. SG 230 shade £22
MA1113 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine unmounted. SG 230 shade £35
MA1388 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 230 shade SOLD
MA1114 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. Scarce as such. SG 230 shade £75
MA1115 8d, purple and deep green shade. Upper marginal with the margin showing full imprint. Hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 230 shade £40
MA956 8d, purple and deep green shade. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 230 shade £45
MA1111 8d, (pale) violet and grey-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 230 shade £25
MA1110 8d, (pale) violet and grey-green shade. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 230 shade SOLD
MA1116 8d, reddish violet and bluish green shade. Very fine mint, unusual and distinct. SG 230 shade SOLD
MA267 10d, blue and carmine-red. Very fine mint. SG 231 £24
MA1118 10d, blue and carmine-red. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 231 £32
MA1119 10d, blue and carmine-red. Superb unmounted. SG 231 SOLD
MA336 10d, blue and carmine-red. Horizontal pair, short. perf. lower right otherwise very fine mint. SG 231 £45
MA1121 10d, blue and carmine-red. Upper marginal block of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 231 SOLD
MA1120 10d, blue and carmine-red. Showing very weal entry upper right corner. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 231 var. £45
MA1389 10d, blue and carmine-red. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. SG 231 £50
MA1390 10d, pale blue and light carmine-red shade. Fine used. Scarce. SG 231 shade SOLD
RA8736 1/-, both listed shades black and greenish blue, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 232-233 SOLD
MA271 1/-, black and greenish blue. Fine mint. A difficult printing. SG 232 £50
MA1123 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine mint. A difficult printing. SG 232 SOLD
MA1128 1/-, black and greenish blue. Superb and fresh unmounted. A difficult printing. SG 232 SOLD
MA1391 1/-, black and greenish blue. Fine used. SG 232 SOLD
MA272 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 233 £15
MA1125 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 233 SOLD
MA1126 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Upper marginal, superb fresh mint. SG 233 SOLD
MA1127 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Lower marginal, superb fresh mint. SG 233 £25
MA1129 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Lower left corner copy, superb fresh unmounted. SG 233 SOLD
MA1130 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 233 SOLD
MA38 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing vertical printer's mark at left. Very fine mint. SG 233 £100
MA1122 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing full vertical printer's mark at lower left. Fine mint. SG 233 SOLD
MA1124 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing strong rightwards shift of Kings portrait. Hinge remnants, fine mint. Striking and scarce. SG 233 var. £85
MA310 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine used. SG 233 £25
MA642 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Superb used. Delightful. SG 233 £30
MA1392 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Block of six, fine used some colour run. Most attractive. SG 233 SOLD
MA1393 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 234 £85
MA39 2/-, black and brown. Superb fresh mint. SG 234 £90
MA1132 2/-, black and brown. Showing printer's mark lower right. Superb fresh mint. SG 234 £100
MA1133 2/-, black and brown. Deep shades, superb fresh unmounted. SG 234 SOLD
MA311 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 234 £20
MA849 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £250
MA1134 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £250
MA1135 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Crackly gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £285
MA1137 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £285
MA40 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £325
MA1136 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 235 SOLD
MA312 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Fine used. SG 235 SOLD
MA1396 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine used and lightly cancelled, lovely bright colour. SG 235 £45
MA1395 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Showing printer's mark lower right, very fine used cancelled 'INSIZA STATION'. SG 235 £50
MA1397 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Showing full printer's mark lower right, very fine used. SG 235 £50
MA1398 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Horizontal pair, very fine used. Lovely. SG 235 SOLD
MA1394 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Light shades, very fine used. SG 235 £40
MA1399 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 236 SOLD
MA116 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 236 £60
MA1140 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Lower marginal pair. Superb fresh mint. SG 236 £225
MA1401 2/6, deep blue and grey-brown shade. Fine used unwashed with largely intact colour. SG 236 shade £45
MA1400 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Superb used cancelled part 'SALISBURY' datestamp at right. SG 236 SOLD
MA1138 2/6, indigo and (olive) grey-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 236 shade £75
MA1402 2/6, blue and deep sepia-brown shade. Used and cancelled with bold 'WAKKERSTROOM / 14 JUN 20' datestamp (Transvaal, South Africa). Further very light trace of a violet cancel below. A most unusual stamp in several ways. SG 236 shade SOLD
MA274 2/6, pale blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 236 shade £65
MA1139 2/6, pale blue and brown. Pulled perf. lower left corner, fine mint and lovely colour. RARE. SG 236a £275
MA314 2/6, pale blue and brown. Fine used. SG 236a SOLD
MA1403 2/6, pale blue and brown group. Two examples used or fiscally so. Although some colour loss, still an intriguing pair. SG 236a group £45
MA281 3/-, brown and blue. Very fine mint. SG 236b £100
MA1141 3/-, brown and blue. Lower marginal, very fine fresh mint. SG 236b £110
MA1404 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 236b shade £110
MA283 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 236b shade £120
RA9683 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Left marginal, head heavily inked. Hinge remnant, a striking shade and most unusual. SG 236b shade £150
MA282 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Showing printer's hand painting right of King's cap. Very fine mint. SG 236b shade var. £140
MA1405 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 236b shade SOLD
MA284 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Very fine mint. SG 237 £95
MA1146 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 237 SOLD
MA1144 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Superb unmounted. SG 237 SOLD
MA1142 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Lower marginal pair superb fresh mint. SG 237 SOLD
MA1145 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Showing printer's hand painting at left of King's cap. Superb unmounted. SG 237 var. SOLD
MA621 3/-, reddish chestnut and light blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £100
MA1147 3/-, reddish chestnut and light blue shade. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 237 shade SOLD
MA624 3/-, yellowish chestnut and deeper bright blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £110
MA1143 3/-, reddish chestnut and grey-blue shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 237 shade SOLD
RA7031 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 238 £145
RA8562 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 238 £145
MA285 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Showing printer's hand painting above King's cap. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 238 var. £165
MA117 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Showing un-printed area left of 'B' of 'BRITISH' as a result of intrusion fallen out. Very fine mint. SG 238 £125
MA1150 5/-, blue and blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 239 £75
MA1148 5/-, blue and blue-green. Upper marginal part imprint, very fine mint. SG 239 £95
MA958 5/-, blue and blue-green. Showing printer's hand painting to left of Cap and ink splash on 'H' of 'RHODESIA'. Very fine unmounted. SG 239 £135
MA1151 5/-, blue and blue-green. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 239 SOLD
MA851 5/-, blue and blue-green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 239 (Requisition No. 149,735 16/5/1913) £200
MA1149 5/-, (worn) blue and (worn) blue-green. Very fine mint. Striking and most unusual. SG 239 group SOLD
MA1407 5/-, (worn) blue and (worn) blue-green. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 239 group SOLD
MA315 5/-, blue and blue-green. Very fine used, unwashed with gum. SG 239 £80
MA643 5/-, blue and blue-green. Cancelled with central 'BULAWAYO A. / 11 OCT 1918' datestamp, unwashed with intact colour. A lovely stamp. SG 239 £90
MA118 5/-, deep blue and intense deep blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 239 shade £90
MA1406 5/-, deep blue and intense deep blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 239 shade £90
MA41 5/-, blue and (very) deep blue-green shade (towards sage-green). An unusual and distinct printing. Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 239 shade £300
MA800 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. A light shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 240 £265
MA290 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine fresh mint. SG 240 £265
MA42 7/6, deep purple and blue-black shade. Upper marginal, superb and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 240 shade £325
MA1152 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 240 £525
MA1409 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine used cancelled central 'SELUKWE JUN 15' datestamp. Lovely and very scarce. SG 240 SOLD
MA1408 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Large punctures and usual condition for these. SG 240 group SOLD
MA852 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Large punctures and usual condition for these. SG 240 group (Requisition No. 218,358 27/11/1914) £250
MA292 7/6, deep purple and (flat) blue-black shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 240 shade £300
MA801 7/6, blackish purple and blue-black shade. Very fine mint. RARE. Distinct. SG 240 shade £550
RA8670 7/6, blackish purple and blue-black shade. Fine mint, few short perfs. at right. RARE. R. Gibbs certificate (2013). SG 240 shade £400
MA1410 7/6, blackish purple and blue-black shade. Perfined 'BSA / C' and violet handstamp cancel. Distinct. SG 240 shade fiscal use SOLD
MA1153 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 241 £150
RA9237 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 241 £175
RA9703 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Right marginal, very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 241 £185
MA1154 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Right marginal horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 241 SOLD
MA293 10/-, brownish crimson and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 241 shade £190
MA294 10/-, (worn) crimson and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 241 shade £190
MA853 1, black and purple. A little browned, fine mint. SG 242 £150
MA296 1, black and purple. Fine mint. SG 242 £250
MA295 1, black and purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 242 £300
MA1158 1, black and purple. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 242 £950
MA1157 1, black and light purple shade. So-called flakey frame printing. Showing printer's hand painting above King's cap, RE-GUMMED although still appealing. SG 242 shade SOLD
MA1318 1, black and purple. Applied with forged 'ENKLEDOORN' cancel, showing printer's hand painting above Kings cap. SG 242 var. (forged cancel) £50
MA1155 1, black and lighter violet shade. Light shades, fine mint. SG 243 shade SOLD
MA959 1, black and violet. Very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 243 £325
MA45 1, black and violet. Deep shades, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA44 1, black and violet. Showing printer's hand painting above cap, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA1156 1, black and violet. Superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA854 1, black and violet. Perfined 'BSA / C', full crackly gum. SG 243 fiscal use SOLD
MA1411 1, black and violet. Clearly showing printer's hand painting around King's cap, violet oval cancel. SG 243 fiscal use SOLD
MA316 1, black and violet. On piece date perfined and violet oval 'MINES OFFICE / LIVINGSTONE' cancel. Attractive. SG 243 fiscal use £45
DIE II PERF. 15, SG 244-254a
MA1412 2d, black and grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 244 £85
MA222 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 244 £14
MA1159 2d, black and grey. Superb unmounted. SG 244 SOLD
MA48 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 244 £30
MA163 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 244 £30
MA1083 2d, black and grey. Very fine used. A remarkably difficult stamp. SG 244 £30
MA1413 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Hinge trace, very well centred for these. An exceptional example of a RARE stamp. SG 245 £1,600
A104 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Fine used. light 'SALISBURY' datestamp. SG 245 £120
AR226 4d black and deep orange-vermilion. Fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 245 £120
RA4454 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Very fine used cancelled bold SHAMVA 1916 datestamp. Scarce this fine. SG 245 £220
MA1160 8d, violet and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 246 £150
RA9684 8d, violet and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 246 £175
MA1161 8d, violet and green. Upper marginal part imprint, superb fresh mint. SG 246 £200
MA1162 8d, violet and green. Lower marginal part imprint, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 246 £300
RA7033 8d, purple and deeper green shade. Very fine fresh mint, hinge trace. SG 246 shade £175
MA1414 8d, violet and green. Fine used, some colour loss. SG 246 £65
MA223 10d, blue and red. Very fine mint. SG 247 £15
MA1165 10d, blue and red. Upper marginal, showing a distinctly over-inked head plate impression. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 247 var. £75
MA1163 10d, blue and red. Showing dramatic over-inking of head plate impression. Very fine mint. Striking and very scarce. SG 247 £150
MA235 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 247 £35
MA1416 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 247 £40
MA1415 10d, blue and red. Very fine used cancelled 'SHAMVA'. SG 247 SOLD
MA224 10d, paler blue and red shade. Very fine mint. SG 247 shade £15
MA1164 10d, paler blue and red shade. Superb unmounted. SG 247 shade £30
MA1166 10d, paler blue and red shade. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 247 shade SOLD
MA608 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 248 £55
AR227 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine mint, a 'large' stamp. SG 248 £55
MA761 1/-, black and greenish blue. Lower marginal part imprint, hinge trace very fine fresh mint. SG 248 £70
MA848 1/- black and greenish blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 248 (Requisition No. 149,735 16/5/1913) £125
MA236 1/- black and greenish blue. Fine used. SG 248 £15
MA1417 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine used. SG 248 £25
RA6552 1/-, intense black and greenish blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct. SG 248 shade £60
RA6551 1/-, intense black and greenish blue shade. Showing printers hand-painting around Kings cap. Very fine mint, and unusual on this value. SG 248 var. shade £70
MA228 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 249 £45
MA278 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Showing printer's mark upper right, fine mint. SG 249 £55
MA1419 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Superb used. SG 249 £100
RA8720 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Very fine mint and distinct. SG 249 shade SOLD
MA1167 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Superb fresh unmounted. Lovely and distinct. SG 249 shade SOLD
MA237 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Fine used, distinct. SG 249 shade £65
MA1418 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Very fine used, distinct. SG 249 shade £80
MA230 2/6, blue and grey-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 249 shade £55
MA313 2/6, blue and (flat) grey-brown shade. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. Distinct. SG 249 shade £80
A261 2/6, blue and (light) grey-brown shade. Very fine mint and distinct. SG 249 shade £40
MA231 2/6, light blue and brownish grey shade. Some toned perfs., distinct and very scarce. SG 249 shade £75
MA1169 3/-, chocolate and blue. Fine mint, light faults. SG 250 £350
MA1420 3/-, chocolate and blue. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce in this condition. BPA Certificate (2007) SG 250
 
Note: this is an exceptionally difficult stamp to locate in fine condition. The majority are usually somewhat off-centre and show some signs of colour run. The blue ink used is highly unstable when exposed to the slightest moisture.
£700
MA1421 3/-, chocolate and blue. Very fine used, intact colour. Very scarce in this condition. SG 250 £250
MA1422 3/-, chocolate and blue. Superb used cancelled part 'BATTLEFIELDS MINE' tc, intact colour. Very scarce in this condition. SG 250 £300
MA1170 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Fine mint. SG 251 £150
MA1172 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Very fine mint. A difficult stamp. SG 251 SOLD
MA1171 5/-, blue and emerald-green shade. Very fine fresh mint, distinct and uncommon. SG 251 shade SOLD
MA1173 5/-, blue and blue-green. Superb fresh mint. An exceptional example of this very scarce stamp. SG 251a £2,250
MA227 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 £135
MA1174 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Superb and fresh unmounted. Delightful. SG 252 SOLD
MA1175 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Right marginal horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 252 £400
MA1423 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Superb used, scarce. SG 252 SOLD
MA1424 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 252 fiscal use £25
RA8740 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black, deep shades. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 shade £135
A117 7/6, deep blackish purple and aniline blue-black shade. Very fine mint. SG 252 shade £125
MA50 7/6, deep blackish purple and blue-black shade. A lovely 'large' stamp, very fine fresh mint. SG 252 shade £150
RA9771 7/6, deep blackish purple and blue-black shade. Showing printer's hand painting above cap, very fine fresh mint. SG 252 var. shade £175
MA51 10/-, red and green. Centred right, very fine fresh mint. SG 253 £165
MA239 10/-, red and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 253 £185
MA1176 10/-, red and green. Superb and fresh unmounted. BPA Certificate (1962 and signed by Robson Lowe). Delightful. SG 253 £350
MA707 10/-, red and green. Block of four, centred right, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 253 £950
MA238 10/-, red and green. Block of four, very fine and fresh mint. SG 253 £1,100
MA708 10/-, red and green. Block of four, showing the variety FRAME DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine and fresh unmounted. R.P.S. certificate (2006). A very scarce multiple. SG 253a £2,400
MA1425 1, black and vivid purple shade. Hinge remnants, fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 254 shade £1,500
MA1426 1, black and deep purple. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 254a (Requisition 1, 149,735 16/9/1913) SOLD
DIE III PERF. 14, SG 255-279c
MA341 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG unlisted £15
MA342 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £25
MA668 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £25
MA858 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £60
A119 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine used. SG unlisted £15
MA345 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, pulled perf. at right otherwise fine used. SG unlisted £20
MA346 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. SG 255 £15
MA960 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 255 £35
MA56 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 255 £40
MA861 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 255 £45
MA860 2d, (intense) black and brownish grey shade. Horizontal pair, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 255 shade £55
MA58 2d, black and brownish grey. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 255 £40
MA863 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal strip of three, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 255 £70
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 255 £80
MA963 2d, black and brownish grey. Block of four, fine used. SG 255 £20
MA348 2d, black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG 256 £10
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
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
MA730 2d, black and grey-black. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE. Left marginal, exceptionally fine and fresh mint. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY. SG 256b
 
Note: one sheet showing this variety is believed to have been issued, resulting in six possible strips. Of those, one is recorded as having been used, and as far as we are aware only four other unused examples have survived. Of those two have faults, and this marginal strip may well be the finest extant.
£16,500
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
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
MA862 2d, black and sepia. Horizontal pair, remarkable deep frame. Hinge trace very fine fresh mint. Lovely and scarce. SG 258 £200
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
MA356 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 259 £17
MA363 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used on piece. SG 259 £5
MA360 3d, black and ochre. Very fine mint. SG 260 £16
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
MA61 3d, intense black and ochre shade. Very fine mint. SG 260 shade £20
MA626 3d, selection of seven examples all contrasting shades. Fine to very fine used. SG 259-260 group £25
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
MA368 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 261 £9
MA369 4d, black and dull red. Very fine mint. SG 262 £17
MA875 4d, black and dull red. Superb fresh mint. SG 262 £25
MA370 4d, black and dull red. Very fine used. SG 262 £12
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
MA375 5d, black and pale green. Very fine mint. SG 263 £10
MA124 5d, black and pale green. Very fine unmounted. SG 263 £15
MA378 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA379 5d, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 264 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
MA764 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine mint. SG 265 £20
MA605 6d, black and dull purple shade. Fine used. SG 266 shade £6
MA389 6d, black and pink shade. Light faults, mint. A distinct and striking printing. SG unlisted £30
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
MA392 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 268 £22
MA393 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Block of four, some short perfs., fine mint. SG 268 £90
MA644 8d, (worn) mauve and dull greenish blue shade, appears as die IIIA which it is not. Very fine mint. SG 267 shade SOLD
MA396 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine mint. SG 269 £18
MA90 10d, indigo and carmine. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 269 £180
MA397 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine used. SG 269 SOLD
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
MA395 10d, blue and red. Lower left corner copy, very fine mint. Lovely. SG 270 £25
MA126 10d, blue and red. Showing part printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 270 £20
MA618 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 270 £40
A141 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. On piece in combination with d, head with a distinctly worn appearance, fine used intact colour. Scarce. SG 270 shade £40
MA416 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 272 £11
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
MA518 1/-, black and blue shade. Fine used. SG 272a shade SOLD
MA886 1/-, black and intense bright blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct. SG 272a shade £45
MA767 1/-, black and intense blue (crackly gum). Very fine mint. A striking shade. SG 272a shade £45
MA426 1/-, black and green. Superb used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 272b £55
MA427 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. A difficult stamp. SG 273 £25
MA428 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 273a SOLD
MA517 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used cancelled 'FORT JAMESON'. Uncommon. SG 273a £160
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
RA7711 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Pristine unmounted. SG 274 £80
MA431 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274a £110
MA73 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Frame with distinct olive appearance, superb fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 274a £130
MA432 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine used. SG 274a £65
MA429 2/6, deep blue and pale bistre-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
A150 2/6, die IIIA pale blue and grey. Very fine used. SG unlisted £100
MA827 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Bright shades, hinge remain very fine mint. SG 274b £180
RA8741 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 274b £250
MA645 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine used cancelled 'KASAMA'. A lovely stamp. SG 274b SOLD
RA8742 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 SOLD
MA770 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Deep shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £130
MA435 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Fine used. SG 276 SOLD
MA893 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Three copies in combination with 2/- and 6d, on piece cancelled violet oval cachets. Attractive. SG 276, 273, 265 fiscal use SOLD
MA438 5/-, deep blue and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 shade £175
MA439 5/-, blue and deep yellow-green shade (whitish head). Few short perfs. at top otherwise fine mint. Scarce. SG 276 shade SOLD
MA78 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Superb unmounted, well centred. A lovely stamp. SG 276a £1,250
MA721 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Lower marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 276a £1,250
MA441 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Ink smear below King's shoulder, superb and fresh unmounted, scarce thus. SG 277 £600
MA519 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Fine used. SG 277 SOLD
MA443 1, die IIIA black and deep purple. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 279 £500
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
A168 1, die IIIA black and violet-indigo. Pair on piece in combination with 5/- Arms perfined and violet cancel. Attractive. SG 279a, 87 fiscal use SOLD
MA444 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Superb fresh mint, well centred and lightest hinge trace. A lovely stamp. SG 279b £600
MA895 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Superb and fresh with wonderful deep shades. Pooled and crackled gum and apparently unmounted. Exceptional. SG 279b £750
RA650 1, die IIIA black and deep violet, strip of four in combination with 1/- Admiral and 1898 10 Arms on piece with violet oval cancels and each date perfined 7 / 6 / 20. A lovely piece. SG 279b, 272, 93 fiscal use SOLD
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 £30,000
MA646 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used. A lovely stamp. SG 279c £350
A170 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used on piece, indistinct cancel. SG 279c £300
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
MA928 d 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
A172 d on 1d, spaced 'N Y variety, very fine mint. SG 280c £7
MA400 d on 1d, spaced N Y variety in pair with normal, very fine mint. SG 280, 280c £10
MA401 d 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
MA402 d on 1d, showing spaced N Y variety, very fine used. SG 280c £25
MA406 d on 1d, vertical pair showing upper stamp with black overprint and lower in violet. Very fine mint. Unusual and distinct. SG 280 and var. £35
RA5556 d on 1d, showing clear offset of overprint in violet on reverse. Very fine mint, uncommon. SG 280 var. £35
MA407 d on 1d, fine used cancelled '25 DEC', most unusually on Christmas Day. SG 281 £15
A177 d on 1d, pair both with crisp offset of overprint on reverse. Very fine mint. SG 281 var. £50
WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS ½d, 1d and 1½d VALUES, SG 282-290
MA793 d, perf. 14, dull green. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 282 SOLD
MA722 d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £25
RA8276 d, 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 d, perf. 14, dull green. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, VERTICAL PAIR. Light browning on reverse, fine from front, unmounted. RARE. SG 282a £1,400
MA97 d, 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 285 £12
MA471 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Lower right corner copy showing running sheet number '183' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 285 £15
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 1d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 287 £8
RA4472 d, 1d and 1d, perf. 15. Very fine mint. SG 288-290 £110
MA219 d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 288 £65
MA410 d, perf. 15 dull green. Showing 'Cap' flaw (position unknown). Very fine unmounted. SG 288 var. £75
MA412 d, perf. 15 dull green. Block of four, light browning, fine mint or unmounted. SG 288 £150
MA220 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine mint. SG 289 SOLD
MA724 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, odd very light tones otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 289 SOLD
MA221 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA796 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA414 1d 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
MA132 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 291 £30
MA900 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 291 £35
MA970 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of four, creased through upper pair lower unmounted. SG 291 £50
MA901 2d, black and grey-purple. Block of four superb unmounted. SG 291 £150
MA698 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of 12, tone mark in margin stamps superb unmounted. A lovely large multiple. SG 291 £275
MA636 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine used. SG 291 £6
MA446 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine used on piece. SG 291 £7
MA450 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair very fine used on piece. SG 291 £15
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
MA449 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine used. SG 292 £10
MA903 2d, black and black shade (printing 14). Superb unmounted. SG 292 shade £30
MA728 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 293 £18
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
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
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
MA474 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine mint. SG 295 £7
MA973 6d, jet-black and lilac. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 295 £15
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. £450
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. £400
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
MA479 6d, jet-black and grey-lilac shade. Very fine mint. SG 295 shade £12
MA632 6d, jet-black and grey-lilac shade. Very fine used. SG 295 shade £8
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
MA482 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 296 shade £38
MA611 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Showing printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 296 shade £40
MA101 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 296 shade SOLD
MA772 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 297 £45
MA485 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Very fine mint. SG 298 £18
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 £50
MA492 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine mint. SG 300 £14
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) £95
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) £300
MA498 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA516 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA499 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine mint. SG 302 £50
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
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
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 SOLD
A210 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 305 var. £150
RA9707 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, superb unmounted. SG 305 var. £200
MA507 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Fine used cancelled 'MONGU LEALUI'. Uncommon. SG 305 £145
MA508 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine mint. SG 306 SOLD
MA510 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Very fine mint. SG 308 £190
MA104 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Very fine unmounted. SG 308 £350
MA106 10/-, crimson and bright yellow-green. Very fine mint. SG 309 £200
MA610 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine mint and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £250
MA141 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
MA814 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
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
MA815 1, black and magenta. Superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely and scarce in this quality. SG 311 £1,000
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
RA7640 2d to 5/-, set of ten values, very fine fresh mint. SG 312-321 SOLD
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
MA143 2d, black and slate-purple. Showing part printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. SG 312 £50
MA173 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Lovely pale shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 313 £40
MA174 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine fresh mint. SG 314 £50
MA146 6d, jet-black and lilac. Showing part printers 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
MA149 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Superb unmounted. SG 316 £120
MA177 1/-, black and dull blue. A vivid shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £70
MA152 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printers mark lower left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA151 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printers mark upper left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA178 2/-, black and brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 318 £100
MA179 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 319 SOLD
MA785 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 320 £160
MA154 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Superb unmounted. SG 320 £270
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
MA183 5/-, deep blue and bright green. Upper left corner pair, superb and fresh unmounted. A very scarce multiple. SG 321 SOLD
ADMIRAL POSTAL HISTORY / REVENUE USE
MA680 1914 14th April, attractive coloured and embossed Post Card of The Boiling Pot, Victoria Falls, bearing 1d Admiral cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to the Cape. £25
A232 1914 6th October. Cover bearing 2d (SG 219), cancelled part BULAWAYO 6 OCT 14 datestamp, to the the Transvaal. £25
MA682 1916 11th September, black and white Post Card of the Devils Cataract, Victoria Falls, bearing 1d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to Edinburgh. £25
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
MA685 1918 5th June, attractive coloured Post Card of Main Fall from Cataract Island, Victoria Falls, bearing 1d Admiral cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to the Transvaal and receiving a relief type 'BRAKPAN' arrival datestamp. £30
MA684 1918 7th July, attractive coloured Post Card of Hotel Launch on Zambesi River, Victoria Falls, bearing d 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 d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another alongside, addressed to Natal. Some discolouration. £20
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
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 d 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
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 d 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
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
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
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
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
A241 1923 date unclear, cover bearing 2d (SG 291) cancelled part 'PLUMTREE' to England. £30
ADMIRAL POSTAL STATIONERY
MA688 1921 1st February, sepia Post Card of 'The Devils Cataract, Victoria Falls', bearing pair d Admirals, cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to England. £45
MA689 1922 22nd July, black and white Post Card of the 'Main Falls from Rain Forest (Percy Clark), bearing 1d Admiral, crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to England. Illustrating the recently increased postcard rate to the U.K. as of the 1st January. Fine and clean. £45
MA171 c1922 ? range of five impressions utilising the 'Admiral' head similar as to issued stamps although re-engraved, in a vertical format with a fancy turned design around. Comprising samples struck in claret, pale brown, deep green, deep yellow-brown and bright blue with fine diagonal lines running through. On thin card the reverse of which shows part design similar to that used for security printing. A most unusual group.
 
Note: the 'Admiral' image would suggest some association with the B.S.A.Company, possibly a trial for a revenue useage (cigarette tax ?)
£500
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