ADMIRALS
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½d to £1. A complete set of 19 values, mixed dies and perfs, a selected set very fine and fresh mint. SG between 118b-243
£800
Last updated: 25th February, 2017
MA744 ½d to £1. A complete set of 19 values, mixed dies and perfs, a selected set very fine and fresh mint. SG between 118b-243 £800
OVERPRINTED ‘SPECIMEN’ IN BLACK
RA9990 1½d, (Samuel type W3). Patch of gum loss at top otherwise very fine mint. An elusive value and the key to the set. Scarce. SG 198s £400
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
MA745 10d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Few minor tones, fine mint. SG 247s £40
A6 1/-, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Very fine mint. SG 232s £60
A7 2/6, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Fine mint. SG 249s £65
FISCALLY CANCELLED
½d, 1d, 1½d and 2½d SINGLE PLATE VALUES
MA574 ½d, 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
MA211 ½d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 £80
MA212 ½d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 £80
MA653 ½d, perf. 14, deep green. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 187 £50
MA210 ½d, perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 187 £55
MA214 ½d, perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 187 £60
RA9705 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA651 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA696 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA697 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 off interpanneau margin showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA942 ½d, 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 ½d, 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 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to left margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA525 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, lightly browned gum fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA526 ½d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £75
RA7016 ½d, 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 ½d, 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 ½d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression. Very fine mint. £20
A20 ½d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression, brown crackly gum. Very fine mint. £30
RA2693 ½d, perf. 14. With ‘A A / T C’ (Anglo American Tobacco Company) perfin. Uncommon. £15
MA9 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Block of four very fine mint. SG 190 £35
MA947 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 191 var. £50
RA7017 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Superb used. Uncommon. SG 191 var. £60
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
MA540 1d, perf. 14, red group. Imperforate to left interpanneau margin. Centred up otherwise very fine mint. SG 193 var. £65
RA9650 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Horizontal pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 194 £50
RA9646 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 194 £100
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
MA598 1d, perf. 14, intense scarlet-vermilion shade. A remarkably vivid shade, striking and most unusual. Superb used. £10
MA948 1½d, 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
MA583 1½d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four, fine used. SG 197 £8
MA950 1½d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to right interpanneau margin. Minor bends, very fine unmounted. SG 197 var. £75
MA951 1½d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 197 var. £75
MA548 1½d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Showing unusual inking flaw upper right corner. Very fine used. SG 197 var. £15
MA789 1½d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 198 SOLD
MA949 1½d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper margin. Very fine mint. SG 198 var. £45
RA9022 1½d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Pulled perf. at top otherwise very fine fresh mint. SG 198a £550
RA8853 1½d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Very fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2000). SG 198a £625
RA8692 1½d, 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
MA553 2½d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue shades. Very fine mint. SG 200-201 £14
MA599 2½d, 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 2½d, perf. 14, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 200 £8
MA557 2½d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal vertical block of eight, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 200 £175
MA558 2½d, perf. 14, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 201 £30
MA560 2½d, perf. 14, bright blue group. Block of four fine used. SG 201 £120
MA602 2½d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 201 shade £12
MA563 ½d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 202 £80
MA564 ½d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Upper left corner block of four, some light tones and reverse not fine, mint. SG 202 £20
MA593 ½d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Fine used. SG 202 £22
MA933 ½d, perf. 15, green group. Very fine mint. SG 203 £11
MA944 ½d, 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
RA9647 1d, perf. 15, brown-red. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 205 SOLD
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
MA566 1½d, perf. 15, deep bistre-brown shade. Block of four, upper left stamp with closed tear, otherwise fine mint or unmounted. SG 206 shade £180
MA830 1½d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Lower marginal block of four, hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 206 £250
MA832 1½d, 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 1½d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 206 var. £90
MA596 1½d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Fine used. SG 206 £5
MA567 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Fine used. Scarce. SG 206b £25
MA601 2½d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 207 £18
MA597 2½d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine used. SG 207 £48
MA791 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower marginal, hinge trace very fine mint. SG 208 £14
MA803 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, lightly hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. Very fine and fresh. SG 208 £85
MA833 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA953 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Right marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA619 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower left corner block of four, perf. fault at top otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA835 2½d, 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 2½d, 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 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 208 £45
MA573 2½d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four superb used central datestamp, unwashed with intact colour. Lovely. SG 208 £225
MA805 ½d, 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
MA641 ½d, 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
MA193 2d, black and grey. Very fine used. SG 209 £7
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
MA187 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 210 £70
MA194 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 210 £18
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
MA243 4d, black and orange. Two examples showing contrasting upwards or downwards shift of the headplates. Very fine mint. SG 211 vars. £25
MA321 4d, black and orange. Block of four, very fine and fresh mint. SG 211 £100
MA195 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 210 £32
MA190 5d, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 212 £6
MA196 5d, black and green. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 212 £18
MA197 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 213 £23
MA325 6d, black and mauve. Superb used. SG 213 £29
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
MA798 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal pair, few minor tones fine unmounted. SG 215 £15
MA244 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Very fine fresh mint. Distinct. SG 215 shade £15
MA208 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 216 £20
MA839 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 216 £20
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
MA205 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 218 £14
MA209 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 218 £45
DIE II PERF. 14, SG 219-243
MA24 2d, black and grey. Brownish crackly gum, very fine mint. SG 219 £18
MA276 3d, black and orange-yellow. Thick crackly brownish gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 221 SOLD
MA309 3d, black and orange-yellow. Thick crackly brownish gum, fine used unwashed with full gum. SG 221 £15
RA7027 3d, black and yellow. Fine mint, uncommon. SG 222 SOLD
MA299 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 222 £12
MA818 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, light faults fine used and lightly cancelled. Unwashed with gum. SG 222 £55
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 £40
MA303 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade £40
MA254 3d, black and buff. Very fine mint. 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
MA255 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 224 SOLD
MA304 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 224 £15
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
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
MA305 4d, black and deep orange-red. Fine used. SG 225 £13
MA259 5d, black and grey-green. Very fine mint. SG 226 SOLD
MA29 5d, black and grey-green. Showing printer's mark upper right, very fine mint. SG 226 £23
MA261 5d, black and bright green. Very fine mint. SG 227 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
A78 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Very fine mint. SG 228 shade £35
MA845 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Wonderful colour. SG 228 shade £60
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
MA265 8d, violet and green. Very fine mint. SG 230 £15
MA119 8d, violet and green. Showing printer's hand painting left of King's cap, very fine mint. SG 230 £25
MA46 8d, violet and green. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 230 SOLD
MA266 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine mint. SG 230 shade £22
MA956 8d, purple and deep green shade. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 230 shade £45
MA267 10d, blue and carmine-red. Very fine mint. SG 231 SOLD
MA336 10d, blue and carmine-red. Horizontal pair, short. perf. lower right otherwise very fine mint. SG 231 £45
RA6544 10d, pale blue and light carmine-red shade. Very light tones, but a classic example of this distinct and scarce shade. SG 231 shade £60
RA8736 1/-, both listed shades black and greenish blue, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 232-233 £70
MA271 1/-, black and greenish blue. Fine mint. A difficult printing. SG 232 £50
MA272 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 233 £15
MA38 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing vertical printer's mark at left, very fine mint. SG 233 £100
MA310 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine used. SG 233 £25
MA642 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Superb used. Delightful. SG 233 £30
MA39 2/-, black and brown. Superb fresh mint. SG 234 £90
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
RA8942 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £325
MA40 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £325
MA312 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Fine used. SG 235 £35
MA274 2/6, pale blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 236 shade £65
MA314 2/6, pale blue and brown. Fine used. SG 236a £50
MA281 3/-, brown and blue. Very fine mint. SG 236b £100
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
MA284 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Very fine mint. SG 237 £95
MA621 3/-, reddish chestnut and light blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £100
MA624 3/-, yellowish chestnut and deeper bright blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £110
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
MA607 5/-, blue and blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 239 £75
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
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
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
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
MA799 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Fine mint. SG 240 £160
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
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
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
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
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
MA854 £1, black and violet. Perfined 'BSA / C', full crackly gum. SG 243 fiscal use £40
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
MA222 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 244 £11
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
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
RA9684 8d, violet and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 246 £175
MA339 8d, violet and green. Position 34 showing 'waxed moustache' flaw. Some inking splashes otherwise fine fresh mint. RARE. SG 246 var. SOLD
RA7033 8d, purple and deeper green shade. Very fine fresh mint, hinge trace. SG 246 shade £175
MA223 10d, blue and red. Very fine mint. SG 247 £15
MA235 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 247 £35
MA224 10d, paler blue and red shade. Very fine mint. SG 247 shade £15
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
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 printer’s hand-painting around King’s 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
RA8720 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Very fine mint and distinct. SG 249 shade £55
MA237 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Fine used, distinct. SG 249 shade £65
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
MA227 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 £135
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
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
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
MA55 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine unmounted. SG 255 £25
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
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
MA358 3d, black and yellow. Upper right corner pair, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 259 £60
MA871 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal strip of three, printer's mark upper left. Hinge trace or unmounted. Lovely and fresh. SG 259 £80
MA363 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used on piece. SG 259 £5
MA965 3d, black and yellow. Block of four. Very fine used cancelled 'SELUKWE'. SG 259 SOLD
MA824 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, part printer's mark between at left. Very fine used. SG 259 £25
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
MA874 3d, black and ochre. Block of four, fine used unwashed with intact colour. SG 260 SOLD
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
MA367 4d, black and orange-red. Upper marginal pair showing full imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 261 SOLD
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
MA741 5d, black and pale green. Very fine unmounted. SG 263 £18
MA378 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA379 5d, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 264 £10
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
MA67 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine unmounted. SG 265 £24
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
MA628 6d, selection of eight examples all contrasting shades. Fine to very fine used, one on piece, and illustrating the large number of printings of this die and duty. SG between 265-266 group £50
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
MA880 8d, mauve and greenish blue. A distinctly pale / weak impression, block of six. Unobtrusive crease affects upper left stamp, one hinged otherwise very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 268 shade £250
MA131 8d, (worn) mauve and (olive) greenish blue shade, appears as die IIIA which it is not. Very fine mint. SG 267 shade £75
MA644 8d, (worn) mauve and dull greenish blue shade, appears as die IIIA which it is not. Very fine mint. SG 267 shade £75
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
MA884 10d, indigo and carmine. Showing wide margin at left. Very fine mint. Most unusual. SG 269 var.
 
Note: it is most likely that this stamp was from the left of the sheet, possibly perforated by hand later when noticed that the sheet had not been correctly perforated all round
£75
MA397 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine used. SG 269 £45
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
MA125 10d, blue and red. Very fine unmounted. SG 270 £30
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 ½d, head with a distinctly worn appearance, fine used intact colour. Scarce. SG 270 shade £40
MA418 1/-, black and pale blue-green (coarse whitish heads). Very fine mint. SG 272 shade £20
MA518 1/-, black and blue shade. Fine used. SG 272a shade £20
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
MA425 1/-, black and green. Lower marginal, few short perfs. at top otherwise very fine and fresh mint. SG 272b £45
MA426 1/-, black and green. Superb used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 272b £55
MA660 2/-, black and brown. A particularly deep shade, very fine mint. A difficult stamp. SG 273 £45
MA428 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 273a £145
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 £175
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
MA435 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Fine used. SG 276 £55
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 £45
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 £175
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 £150
RA8619 £1, die IIIA black and aniline purple, crackly gum. Light faults at top and a few toned areas on reverse. RARE. SG unlisted £400
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 £80
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 £150
DIE III PERF. 15, SG 279c
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 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
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
MA402 ½d on 1d, showing ‘spaced N Y’ variety, very fine used. SG 280c £25
MA406 ½d 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 ½d on 1d, showing clear offset of overprint in violet on reverse. Very fine mint, uncommon. SG 280 var. £35
RA5559 ½d on 1d, the distinct crimson shade, vertical pair very fine used cancelled part ‘LIVINGSTONE OCT 1917’ datestamp. Scarce. SG 280 shade SOLD
MA407 ½d on 1d, fine used cancelled '25 DEC', most unusually on Christmas Day. SG 281 £15
A177 ½d 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
MA722 ½d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £25
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
MA929 ½d, perf. 14, deep blue- green. Superb unmounted. SG 283 £8
MA97 ½d, perf. 14, deep blue- green. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 283 £40
MA794 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Hinge trace, superb fresh 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
MA931 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Very fine mint. SG 286 £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 1½d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 287 £8
RA4472 ½d, 1d and 1½d, perf. 15. Very fine mint. SG 288-290 £110
MA411 ½d, perf. 15 dull green. Showing 'Beard' flaw (row 1/6). Very fine mint. SG 288 var. £65
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
MA724 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, odd very light tones otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 289 £180
MA221 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA796 1½d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
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
MA132 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 291 £30
MA899 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 291 £35
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 slate-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
MA448 2d, black and slate-purple. Horizontal pair, left stamp light crease otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 292 £20
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
MA902 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 292 £110
MA449 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine used. SG 292 £10
MA452 2d, black and black shade (printing 14). Very fine mint. SG 292 shade SOLD
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
MA909 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal block of four, hinge trace or unmounted. SG 293 SOLD
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
MA971 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion shade. Block of four, upper left stamp with light crease otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 294 shade £140
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 £80
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
MA487 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Lower marginal block of six, part imprint in margin. Hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 298 £240
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
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
MA505 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 304 shade £110
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
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 £130
MA140 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine unmounted. SG 306 £225
MA509 5/-, deep blue and bright green. Very fine mint. SG 307 £120
MA701 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Fine mint. SG 308 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
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 £800
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 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 SOLD
MA149 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Superb unmounted. SG 316 £120
RA4196 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Showing considerable shift of headplate left. Very fine mint. SG 316 var. £80
RA4197 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 316 £550
RA8285 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 316 £550
MA782 1/-, black and dull blue. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 317 SOLD
MA177 1/-, black and dull blue. A vivid shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £70
MA150 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
MA181 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 320 £140
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 £950
MA924 £1, black and deep magenta. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 322 £1,000
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
A233 c1915 (date unclear), cover bearing 2d (SG 257) cancelled part ‘VICTORIA FALLS’ datetamp to England. £40
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 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. £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 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
RA5113 1921 20th January, printed two page ‘DEED OF TRANSFER’, inner page bearing 1898 3/- Arms, 1913 5/- and £1 Admirals (SG 86, 275, 279), perfined by date and violet oval ‘DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO’ cancel. £85
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
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
RA5115 1922 7th March, printed two page ‘DEED OF TRANSFER’, inner page bearing 1898 3/- Arms, 1913 5/- and £1 Admirals (SG 86, 275, 278), perfined by date and violet oval ‘DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO’ cancels. Attractive. £90
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 ½d 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 1½d 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 ?)
£600
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