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STELLALAND 1884 1d red. Right marginal vertical pair (Holmes Type 8), showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Corner crease at lower left and hinge marks on the upper stamp, otherwise remarkably fine and fresh mint. Very rare. SG 1b
STELLALAND 1884 6d lilac-mauve. Vertical pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Plateable as Holmes Type 6 and positions 78 and 87 within the sheet of 117. Very fine fresh mint. Rare, especially so fine. SG 4b
1884 Unappropriated Dies overprinted ‘MILITARY TELEGRAPHS’ for use by the Warren Expedition. £1 lilac and black very fine fresh mint with light hinge remnant. BPA certificate (1954) for a complete ‘Egypt’ set. Very rare, especially in such fine condition. SG MT8
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£1,900
£1,100
Recent acquisitions are numbered in blue. Last update: 12th September, 2021
STELLALAND POSTAGE STAMPS
AB3251 STELLALAND 1884 1d red (Holmes Type 5). Imperforate and showing handstamped ‘GTN180’ (of unknown status). Surface scuff and crease, otherwise fine. SG 1 proof £175
AA5382 STELLALAND 1884 Complete set of five, 1d to 1/-. Very fine fresh mint, light single hinge remnants. Scarce this fine. SG 1-5 £400
AB2439 STELLALAND 1884 1d red, 3d orange-yellow and 4d olive-grey each fine used with ‘M’ in 11-bar oval struck in violet. This cancellation is believed to have been used at Deput in the OFS and is recorded in ‘purple’. Presumably applied in transit though possibly by favour. A rare trio. SG 1-3 £675
AB1140 STELLALAND 1884 1d red. A very fine and fresh mint example. SG 1 £130
AB2065 STELLALAND 1884 1d red. Hinge remnants, otherwise very fine fresh mint. Scarce this fine. SG 1 £130
AB3111 STELLALAND 1884 1d red. Right marginal vertical pair (Holmes Type 8), showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Corner crease at lower left and hinge marks on the upper stamp, otherwise remarkably fine and fresh mint. Very rare. SG 1b £3,250
AB2626 STELLALAND 1884 1d red. Fine used with manuscript initials ‘FH’ (believed to be those of the second postmaster Ferdinand Hartzenberg) and part of the date ‘25/2/(85)’. Rare. SG 1 £275
AB2655 STELLALAND 1884 1d red (Holmes Type 4). Fine used with manuscript ‘X’ in blue. Rare. SG 1 £225
AB2704 STELLALAND 1884 1d red (Holmes Type 4). Fine used with manuscript initials ‘FH’ (believed to be those of the second postmaster Ferdinand Hartzenberg) and part of the date. Scarce. SG 1 £275
AB3139 STELLALAND 1884 1d red (Holmes Type 6). Unobtrusive 6mm tear at left, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation reading ‘A.V. Riet / P.M’ (Postmaster). SG 1
 
Note: the list of names of the postmasters of Stellaland appears incomplete. Those recorded include: Dekker, Hartzenburg, Eaton and Dennison. There was a Mr J. B. van Riet who was a member of the Bestuur and it is probable ‘A van Riet’ was a relative who, for a short time, served as postmaster. Rare.
SOLD
AB2873 STELLALAND 1884 4d olive-grey. Horizontal pair with sheet margin at right. Showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Very fine fresh mint. Rare. SG 3a £750
AB3023 STELLALAND 1884 4d olive-grey. An upper right corner marginal horizontal pair showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Very fine fresh mint. Rare. SG 3a £750
AB2874 STELLALAND 1884 6d lilac-mauve. Horizontal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Some gum loss from mounting and slightly unfresh appearance, otherwise fine mint. Very rare. SG 4a £750
AB2991 STELLALAND 1884 6d lilac-mauve. Vertical pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Plateable as Holmes Type 6 and positions 78 and 87 within the sheet of 117. Very fine fresh mint. Rare, especially so fine. SG 4b £1,900
AB3020 STELLALAND 1884 1/- green. Right marginal BLOCK OF FOUR. Very fine fresh mint with hinge remnants on the upper pair, the lower pair remains unmounted. A rare multiple. SG 5 £550
AB2727 STELLALAND / Forgery of the 1884 postage issue 1d red printed in close to issued colours and perforated 13½ (instead of 12). Very fine ‘mint’ with gum. Forgery of SG 1 £15
AB1946 STELLALAND / Forgery of the 1884 postage issue 1d red printed in close to issued colours and perf 13½ (instead of 12). Provided with indecipherable bogus ‘cancellation’. Forgery of SG 1 £15
STELLALAND REVENUES
Proofs in issued colours
AB3250 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/- purple-brown without monogram. IMPERFORATE and appears to be printed on thicker, soft buff paper. Also showing two lightly struck handstamps reading ‘GTN180’ (of unknown status). Some creasing, otherwise fine. Unusual. T&M 1.2 proof ? SOLD
AB3235 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 2/6 greyish brown (issued colour) without monogram. Lower left corner marginal example completely IMPERFORATE. Very fine, without gum. Believed to be of proof status. Rare. T&M 1.5 var / proof SOLD
Revenue Stamps in issued colours with manuscript 'Cancelled'
AB3258 STELLALALAND / Revenue 1884 2/6 greyish brown (issued colour) without monogram. Perforated on all sides and with ‘Cancelled’ applied diagonally in manuscript. Diagonal corner crease otherwise very fine with some original gum. Rare.T&M 1.2 SOLD
AB018 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 £5 carmine-lake (issued colours) with 'Cancelled' in manuscript. Imperforate three sides with good margins and perforated at right. Faults, including thin and small tear, though of very fine appearance with good colour. Rare SOLD
1884 Revenue Stamps without monogram
AB3233 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 6d yellow-orange without monogram. Vertical crease, otherwise fine mint. Scarce. T&M 1.1 SOLD
AB3234 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/- purple-brown without monogram. Some pulled perforations at left, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation and dated ‘29/3/84’. T&M 1.2 SOLD
AB2239 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/6 olive-green without monogram. Very fine fresh mint. Scarce. T&M 1.3 SOLD
AB3223 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/6 olive-green without monogram. Few nibbled perforations at upper left, hinge remainder and some adherence on reverse, otherwise fine mint. Scarce. T&M 1.3 SOLD
AB3249 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/6 olive-green without monogram. A few nibbled perforations and light staining, otherwise fine used with light manuscript cancellation. T&M 1.3 SOLD
AB3138 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 1/6 olive-green without monogram. Fine used with manuscript initials 'L.G.L. RM' (believed to be those L.G Lee, Resident Magistrate) and dated ‘5/7/84’. Scarce. T&M 1.3 SOLD
AB3238 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 2/6 greyish brown without monogram. Fine used with manuscript cancellation with initials and date ‘22/3/87’ (late use). T&M 1.5 SOLD
AB3239 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 5/- yellowish green without monogram. Fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M 1.6 SOLD
AB3240 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 5/- yellowish green without monogram. Fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M 1.6 SOLD
AB3241 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 5/- yellowish green without monogram. Very Fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M 1.6 SOLD
AB3242 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 5/- yellowish green without monogram. Faults including a thin, otherwise fair used with manuscript cancellation showing ink lines drawn thorough the words ‘REPUBLIEK VAN’ and ‘STELLALAND’ and with ‘BBd’ over initials ‘JMW’ (unknown) and date ‘17/4/86’. T&M 1.6 SOLD
AB3198 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 5/- yellowish green without monogram. Lower marginal vertical strip of three, the lower stamp with faults and the upper stamp with corner crease, otherwise fine used with manuscript initials ‘ECB (Ernest C Baxter) and large Vryburg (8 JUN 86) oval datestamps. A scarce multiple. T&M 1.6 SOLD
AB2214 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 10/- orange-red without monogram. Horizontal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, also imperforate vertically at left and right. Diagonal creases affect both stamps, otherwise fresh mint. Rare. T&M 1.7 var SOLD
AB3214 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 10/- orange-red without monogram. Horizontal right marginal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, also imperforate vertically at left and right between stamp and margin. Creasing as usually found on this variety, otherwise fresh mint. Rare. T&M 1.7 var SOLD
AB3232 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 10/- orange-red without monogram. Horizontal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, also imperforate vertically at left and right. Creasing as usually found on this variety, otherwise fresh mint. Rare. T&M 1.7 var SOLD
AB3243 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 10/- orange-red without monogram. Fine used with part manuscript signature of M.C. Genis and large ‘Registrar of Deeds / Vryburg’ (Nov 86) oval datestamp. Scarce. T&M 1.7 var SOLD
AB3244 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 £1 reddish lilac without monogram. Unobtrusive vertical crease, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation. Very scarce. T&M 1.8 SOLD
AB3245 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 £1 reddish lilac without monogram. Some light staining and irregular perforations, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation. Very scarce. T&M 1.8 SOLD
AB2166 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 £1 reddish lilac without monogram. With ‘BRITISH / BECHUANALAND' handstamped vertically in black at right (not previously recorded on this duty). Light corner bend, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 1.8 + var SOLD
AB3252 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 £5 carmine-lake without monogram. A few irregular perforations, otherwise fine used with light manuscript cancellation. T&M 1.9 SOLD
1885 Revenue Stamps with 'JPM' monogram
AB3190 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). A few pulled perforations at top, otherwise fine used with part oval datestamps and signature of M.C. Genis. T&M 2n.1 SOLD
AB3191 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript ‘Cancelled / FA Eat(on) / 12.Aug.1885’. T&M 2n.1
 
Note: it is believed Francis Alexander Eaton was appointed postmaster on about the 1st July 1885 and served until early 1886. It is rare to find his signature on any stamp.
SOLD
AB3192 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Light horizontal paper wrinkle otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘M.C.Genis / Reg. V. Acten’ T&M 2n.1 SOLD
AB3199 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Vertical pair, the upper stamp with damage at top, otherwise very fine used with superb large Vryburg oval cancellation struck in violet. T&M 2n.1 SOLD
AB3209 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped ‘JPM’ (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘John.H.Dekker / (?) Reg. v Acten / 11/9/85’. T&M 2n.1
 
Note: although it is recorded Frans Coenraad Dekker was postmaster from approximately 1882 to 1884, it is unclear who this Dekker is, though presumably a relative. The short word before ‘Reg’ may indicate a temporary position as Registrar of Deeds.
SOLD
AB3210 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 6d yellow-orange handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Fine used with manuscript cancellation with ‘BB’ and date. T&M 2n.1 SOLD
AB3073 STELLALAND / Revenue 1886 (11th June), portion of a document (149x126mm) bearing six examples of the 6d yellow-orange, each handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright) all tied by three superb strikes of the ‘Office of the Registrar of Deeds / 11 JUN 86 / VRYBURG / BRITISH BECHUANALAND’ struck in black and each bearing the distinctive signature of M.C. Genis. Two of the adhesives show a distinct downwards shift of the perforations. Most attractive. T&M ST.2n.1 SOLD
AB576 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Few small pinholes otherwise very fine unused without gum. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB1903 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3194 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘CB Scholtz / ARM / 4 XI 86’. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3195 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Fine used with partial manuscript cancellation ‘MCGenis / Reg V. Acten’. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3196 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with large part light manuscript cancellation ‘MC Genis / Reg V. Acten’. in red. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3197 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with partial manuscript cancellation. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3074 STELLALAND / Revenue 1887 (13th April), portion of a document (189x163mm) bearing three examples of the 1/- purple-brown, each handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (one upright (fault) and two inverted) each dated ‘13/4/87’ and with the distinctive signature of M.C Genis in red manuscript. Two stamps with red ink somewhat diffused by moisture, otherwise very fine and an interesting combination of upright and inverted monograms. Attractive. T&M ST.2n.2, ST.2i.2 SOLD
AB3226 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘Cancelled / 27/4/86’. Also showing a BONC which appears to be ‘868’ of Aliwal North. Unusual. T&M 2n.2 SOLD
AB3193 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with 'JPM' monogram (inverted). Horizontal pair affixed to small piece, one with fault at base, otherwise fine used with full manuscript cancellation ‘28th November 1885 / MC Genis / Act Reg of Deeds’. Scarce. T&M 2i.2 SOLD
AB3076 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Vertical pair, fine used with large ‘Office of the Registrar of Deeds / 19 JUN 86 / VRYBURG / BRITISH BECHUANALAND' oval datestamp struck in black with the distinctive signature of ‘M.C. Genis’. T&M 2i.2 SOLD
AB3077 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/- purple-brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). BLOCK OF SIX (3x2), the right pair with faults, otherwise fine used with large ‘Office of the Registrar of Deeds / 5 JUL 86 / VRYBURG / BRITISH BECHUANALAND' oval datestamps struck in black with endorsement 'These Stamps Cancelled by Authority of the Administrator for British Bechuanaland' and with the distinctive signature of ‘M.C. Genis R(esident). C(ommissioner).’ all in red manuscript. An impressive multiple. T&M 2i.2 SOLD
AB3221 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine fresh mint. T&M ST.2n.3 SOLD
AB3212 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Horizontal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN and also appears to be imperforate at right. Very fine fresh mint. Rare. T&M ST.2n.3 var SOLD
AB3236 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Lower marginal horizontal pair showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN and also appears to be imperforate at right. Some marginal separation otherwise very fine fresh mint with light hinge marks. Rare. T&M ST.2n.3 var SOLD
AB3230 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Lower marginal example showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN STAMP AND MARGIN. Very fine fresh mint with light hinge remainders. Rare. T&M 2n.3 var SOLD
AB1079 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Lower marginal example showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN STAMP AND MARGIN. Fine unused (without gum). Rare. T&M 2n.3 var SOLD
AB3213 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very Light paper wrinkle, otherwise very fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘ECB(axter) / BB’ and partial date. T&M ST.2n.3 SOLD
AB3224 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation showing part of ‘ECB(axter)’ and dated November 1886. T&M ST.2n.3 SOLD
AB3225 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M ST.2n.3 SOLD
AB3106 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Very fine fresh mint with light hinge mark. Very scarce. T&M 2i.3 SOLD
AB3222 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Very fine fresh mint with light hinge mark. Very scarce. T&M 2i.3 SOLD
AA5926 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/- greyish-green with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine fresh mint. T&M ST.2n.4 SOLD
AB3231 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/- greyish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Horizontal corner marginal pair from the lower left corner of the sheet. Showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN PAIR AND MARGIN AT LEFT. Also appears to be imperforate at right. Margin repaired at lower left, the stamps are very fine fresh mint. Very rare. T&M 2n.4 var SOLD
AB3237 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/- greyish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Vertical pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Odd gum bend, otherwise very fine fresh mint. Very rare. T&M 2n.4 var SOLD
AB3211 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/- greyish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation dated ‘10/6/87’. Scarce. T&M 2n.4 SOLD
AB1572 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/- greyish green with ‘JPM’ (upright). Lower marginal example showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN STAMP AND MARGIN. Few corner creases, otherwise very fine mint. Rare. T&M 2n.4 var SOLD
AB2242 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 2/6 greyish brown handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. Rare. T&M 2i.5 SOLD
AB2240 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 5/- yellowish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). A right marginal horizontal pair showing markedly poor alignment of the designs. One with very small hint of adherence otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. T&M 2n.6 SOLD
AB2241 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 5/- yellowish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Block of four with a few miniscule perf tones, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A rare multiple. T&M 2n.6 SOLD
AB3200 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 5/- yellowish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Unobtrusive vertical crease, otherwise fine used with part oval datestamp. T&M 2n.6 SOLD
AB3201 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 5/- yellowish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with part manuscript cancellation. T&M 2n.6 SOLD
AB3202 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 5/- yellowish green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Faults including crease and small hole otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘B B / MC Genis / for Civ Commr’. A scarce example of the ‘new’ territorial designation. T&M 2n.6 SOLD
AB3070 STELLALAND / Revenue 1886 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Light gum adherence in one corner otherwise very fine and fresh mint. Scarce, as most mint examples have the monogram inverted. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3203 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3215 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation dated ‘3/3/86’. Rare. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3227 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 Revenue issue. 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3228 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3229 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3220 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Vertical pair, some creasing and a few light stains, otherwise very fine used with manuscript cancellation. A rare multiple. T&M 2n.7 SOLD
AB3204 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Hinge remnants, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. T&M 2i.7 SOLD
AB3205 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 10/- orange-red, showing variety 'JPM' MONOGRAM HANDSTAMP SIDEWAYS. Fine used with manuscript cancellation. This variety is unrecorded. Very rare. T&M 2s.7 var SOLD
AB3206 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £1 reddish lilac handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Fine used with manuscript cancellation in red. T&M 2n.8 SOLD
AB3207 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £1 reddish lilac handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. T&M 2n.8 SOLD
AB3079 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 (October), portion of a document (169x84mm) bearing two examples of the £1 reddish lilac each handstamped with the ‘JPM’ monogram (upright, T&M ST.2n.8), both cancelled with manuscript date ‘(Oct)ober 1885’ and with the distinctive signature ‘M.C Genis / Reg of Deeds’. The document was later amended with the addition of unappropriated dies 1/- and 2/- (SG 15, 16), each cancelled with date ‘24-2-91’ and again the signature of M.C. Genis, all in red manuscript. Vertical crease affects one of the £1, otherwise a scarce franking. SOLD
AB3218 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £5 carmine-lake handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Fine used with manuscript cancellation. Scarce. T&M 2n.9 SOLD
AB3208 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £5 carmine-lake handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). Thin at lower left, otherwise fine used with manuscript cancellation ‘ECB / 8/1/86’ and central ‘BB’ in circle. A scarce example of the new territorial designation. T&M 2n.9 SOLD
AB3216 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £5 carmine-lake handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Very fine used with manuscript cancellation. Rare. T&M 2i.9 SOLD
AB3217 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 £5 carmine-lake handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (inverted). Very fine fresh mint with light hinge remnants. T&M 2i.9 SOLD
STELLALAND DOCUMENTS
Revenue stamps used on documents
AB083 1884 pre-printed BIJZONDERE LASTGEVING (Special Order). Concerns appointment of JJ Enslin by PLM Weber to act on his behalf in the transfer of an Erf, which sold for £5 to M Hassett. Bearing two 1884 1/6 (one damaged) initialled 'LGL' (LG Lee) and dated 24/6/84'. Scarce value on document. SOLD
AB090 1885 pre-printed BIJZONDERE LASTGEVING (Special Order) bearing 1885 1/6 ('JPM' upright) cancelled in manuscript '19 Juny 1885' and signed 'MC Genis'. Concerns CG Dennison. Scarce value on document. SOLD
AB093 1885 pre-printed VERKLARING VAN DEN VERKOOPER (Declaration by Seller). Concerning Bernhardt Mahler and £100. Bearing 1885 1/- ('JPM' upright) pen cancelled '19/8/85 / MC Genis / Reg.V.Acten'. SOLD
AB094 1885 pre-printed VERKLARING VAN DEN VERKOOPER (Declaration by Seller). Concerning Bernhardt Mahler, AM Dennison and £50. Bearing 1885 1/- (‘JPM’ inverted) pen cancelled ‘19 Aug 85 / MC Genis / Reg.V.Acten’. SOLD
AB098 1885 pre-printed REPUBLIEK VAN STELLALAND / VERKLARING VAN EENEN AGENT (Declaration by an Agent) concerning Bernard and JT McCabe and FM Schorn. Bearing 1885 1/- ('JPM' upright) pen cancelled '2 Sept 85 / MC Genis / Reg.V.Acten'. SOLD
AB099 1885 pre-printed REPUBLIEK VAN STELLALAND / VERKLARING VAN EENEN AGENT (Declaration by an Agent) concerning Joseph and Charles Maggs and FM Schorn. Bearing two 1885 6d ('JPM' upright) pen cancelled '2 September 1885 / MC Genis / Reg.V.Acten'. SOLD
AB101 1886 pre-printed BIJZONDERE LASTGEVING (Special Order) bearing 1884 1/- pen cancelled '23/2/86 / MC Genis'. Concerns WJ Pretorius, C Maggs, CG Dennison and A Feldman. The reverse with further declaration appointing DHM Wessels with 1885 6d ('JPM' upright) signed and dated as per 1/-. Scarce value on document. SOLD
AB102 1886 pre-printed 'Power of Attorney to make Transfer'. "Cornelia Maria Cleghorn born van Rooyen and duly assisted by her husband George Cleghorn as far as need be" appoints H Rosenblatt to act on her behalf. Bearing 1885 1/- ('JPM' inverted) pen cancelled '9/3/86 / MCGenis / Reg.V.Acten''. On the reverse, H Rosenblatt in turn appoints DHW Wessels to act in his stead. With 1885 6d ('JPM' upright) cancelled as per the 1/-. SOLD
AB103 1886 pre-printed 'Special Power of Attorney'. "Anna Marie Dennison born Hoffman" appoints JH Mallach Brown to act on her behalf. The Office of the Registrar is now referred to as being in 'Vryburg British Bechuana land'. Bearing 1885 1/- ('JPM' upright) with manuscript 'Cancelled / (initials, of ?) / 26/3/86'. SOLD
AB104 1886 pre-printed 'Power of Attorney to make Transfer'. Sampson Solomon appoints D Wessels to act in the transfer of an Erf sold for £750. Bearing 1885 1/- ('JPM' inverted) tied by large oval 'Office of the registrar of Deeds / 1? JUL 86 / VRYBURG' with signature of MCGenis. SOLD
AB106 1886 Handwritten ‘Translation / Special Power of Attorney’, granted by Johannes J Blom to Hassett and Enslin on 5 July 1883. Signed by a sworn translator. Bearing 1885 6d (‘JPM’ upright) tied by large oval ‘Office of the Civil Commissioner / 5 JUL 86 / VRYBURG’ with initials of ECB(axter). SOLD
AB109 1886 (18 Mar) blue pre-printed stampless 'Receipt for Transfer Dues' 4% of £20 purchase price = 16s SOLD
AB110 1888 (23 Jan) blue pre-printed stampless 'Receipt for Transfer Dues'. 4% of £30.10s purchase price = £1.4s.5d SOLD
AB111 1890 (8 July) blue pre-printed stampless 'Receipt for Transfer Dues'. 4% of £10 purchase price = 8s SOLD
AB112 1890 (28 July) blue pre-printed stampless 'Receipt for Transfer Dues'. 4% of £150 purchase price = £6 SOLD
STELLALAND MILITARY TELEGRAPHS
1885 Warren Expedition 'Military Telegraphs'
AB2679 1884 Unappropriated Dies overprinted ‘MILITARY TELEGRAPHS’ for use by the Warren Expedition. 3d lilac and brown handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type GB9). Large hinge remainders, otherwise very fine. SG MT2 Specimen £45
AB2737 1884 Unappropriated Dies overprinted ‘MILITARY TELEGRAPHS’ for use by the Warren Expedition. £1 lilac and black very fine fresh mint with light hinge remnant. BPA certificate (1954) for a complete ‘Egypt’ set. Very rare, especially in such fine condition. SG MT8 £1,100
AB2716 1885 Warren Expedition Military Telegraphs. Cape of Good Hope 6d reddish purple overprinted ‘Military / Telegraphs.’ Gum yellowed, otherwise fine mint. SG MT9, Hiscocks 9 £45
AB2705 1885 Warren Expedition Military Telegraphs. Cape 6d reddish purple overprinted ‘Military / Telegraphs.’. Showing the variety ‘Inverted ‘S’’. Fine used with manuscript cancel. SG MT9 var / Hiscocks 9 var £55
AB2717 1885 Warren Expedition Military Telegraphs. Cape of Good Hope 1/- green overprinted ‘Military / Telegraphs.’ Very fine mint. SG MT10, Hiscocks 10 £75
AA5158 1885 Warren Expedition Military Telegraphs. Cape of Good Hope 6d reddish purple and 1/- green overprinted ‘Military / Telegraphs.’ Fine used. SG MT9-10, Hiscocks 9-10 £45
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