NATAL / ZULULAND
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1908 KEVII £1 10/- brown-orange and deep purple. Very fine and fresh mint, free from the usual rubbing which often plagues this stamp. Diena opinion (1974). SG 162
1904 KEVII 1/- carmine and pale blue overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of four, minor gum wrinkles otherwise fresh unmounted. RARE. SG O6
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Last update: 8th September, 2019
NATAL / POSTAGE STAMPS
MN11 1857 3d rose embossed in plain relief. Very fine used cancelled with crisp (Crown) 11 AU NATAL datestamps in blue. Very minor thin at upper left corner, still an exceptional copy. SG 4 £300
MN92 1859 QV 3d blue, no. wmk. perf. 14. Horizontal pair very fine used cancelled with crisp barred ovals, centred up, full gum. Lovely. SG 10 £85
NA07 1863-5 1d brown-red, watermark Crown CC, perf 12½. Corner creased, otherwise very fine mint. SG 20 £65
MN82 1863-5 QV 6d lilac, watermark Crown CC, perf 12½. Very fine mint. SG 23 £90
MN99 1863-5 QV 6d lilac, watermark Crown CC, perf 12½. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 23 £95
MN96 1863-5 QV 6d violet, watermark Crown CC, perf 12½. Very fine mint. SG 24 £75
MN100 1863-5 QV 6d violet, watermark Crown CC reversed, perf 12½. Very fine mint. SG 24x £70
NA09 1867 1/- green, watermark Crown CC, perf 14. Fine mint. SG 25 £85
NA13 1870-73 1d bright red overprinted 'POSTAGE.' vertically with watermark Crown CC, perf 12½. Few lightly stained perfs, otherwise fine mint. SG 60 £25
NA245 1877 QV De La Rue die proof for the 1878 4d duty. Struck in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) and dated ‘Sept 18 1877’ in black. Attractive and very scarce. £650
MN72 1899 QV 5/- rose, watermark Crown CC. Right marginal, hinge traces and fresh. Exceptional. SG 72 £130
MN54 1899 QV 5/- rose, watermark Crown CC. Left marginal block of six. Superb and fresh unmounted. Exceptional. SG 72 £1,200
MN62 1899 QV 5/- carmine, watermark Crown CC, perf 14. Very fine fresh mint. SG 73 £65
NA16 1899 QV 5/- carmine, watermark Crown CC, perf 14. Horizontal pair, very fine–superb mint. SG 73 £85
MN03 1899 QV 5/- carmine, watermark Crown CC, perf 14. Upper marginal block of four, guide cross in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 73 £550
MN117 1877 QV 1d yellow revenue stamp surcharged ‘POSTAGE / Half Penny’, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Fine mint. SG 91a £300
MN31 1877 1d yellow revenue stamp surcharged ‘POSTAGE / Half Penny’ showing the variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE. Fine used. Scarce. SG 91b £175
MN118 1877 1d yellow revenue stamp surcharged ‘POSTAGE / Half Penny’, major variety ‘S’ OF 'POSTAGE' OMITTED. Very fine fresh mint. SG 91e £285
MN119 1877 6d violet surcharged 'POSTAGE / One-Penny', major variety 'S' OF 'POSTAGE' OMITTED. Light gum creasing, fine mint. Scarce. SG 92a £400
MN65 1882-89 QV watermark Crown CA, ½d dull green, 1d carmine, 3d grey, 4d brown and 6d mauve. Five values very fine fresh mint. SG 97a, 99a, 101-103 £35
NA271 1884 watermark Crown CA, QV 1d rose. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 99 £25
NA232 1884 QV 1d rose on watermark Crown CA paper. Block of four, two pulled / short perfs on lower right stamps, otherwise fine mint. SG 99 £6
NA325 1882 QV 4d brown. Block of four, a few minor gum wrinkles on one, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A scarce multiple. SG 102 £75
NA385 1882 QV 4d brown, block of four. A few gum bends, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A scarce block. SG 102 £75
NA33 1885 ½d surcharge on 1d rose. Fine used. SG 104 £6
MN102 1889 QV 2d olive-green (Die I). Showing Top left triangle detached. Very fine fresh mint. Scarce. SG 106a £550
MN121 1888 QV 1/- orange. Very fine fresh mint. SG 108 £12
NA323 1888 QV 1/- orange, Block of four, some splitting, otherwise fine used with Registered G.P.O. (18 Oct) double circle datestamps. SG 108 £15
NA437 1891 QV 4d brown surcharged ‘TWOPENCE HALFPENNY’. An upper marginal example showing the variety ‘HALFPENN’. Very fine mint, apparently unmounted. Rare. SG 109b £250
MN122 1895 QV ½d on 6d violet. Lower right corner block of six, the lower left stamp showing the variety ‘Ealf’ and the two adjoining stamps to right showing the Long ‘T’, the upper right stamp showing Long 'P' and 'T'. Deep shade, hinged on upper row lower unmounted, small stain in margin at base. SG 114,a,e,g £35
MN120 1895 QV ½d on 6d violet. 12 examples including two pairs, mounted on cards and each annotated with the numerous varieties associated with this overprint. All the lettering types as listed. Mostly very fine and fresh mint. SG 114,a,b,ba,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,k,ka £125
MN21 1895 QV 1d rose surcharged 'HALF'. Handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet. Very fine fresh mint. SG 125s £50
NA316 1895 1d rose surcharged ‘HALF’. Handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet (Samuel type NA1). Fine unused, without gum. SG 125s £25
NA272 1895 QV 1d rose surcharged ‘HALF’. Block of four, superb unmounted mint. SG 125 £15
MN22 1895 QV 1d rose surcharged 'HALF'. Horizontal pair left stamp showing 'H' with longer limb. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 125, 125b £50
NA286 1895 QV 1d rose surcharged ‘HALF’. Lower left corner block of six (3x2) showing plate ‘3’. Folded vertically, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. SG 125 £48
NA459 1895 1d rose surcharged ‘HALF’. Block of 18 (6x3) from the top of a left hand pane with margins at left, top and interpanneau at right, showing plate number ‘3’. Hinged in margins only, the stamps are all superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 125 £65
1902-03 KEVII 'POSTAGE REVENUE'. Watermark Crown CA
NA94 1902-03 KEVII ½d to 4/- complete set of 13, very fine used. Scarce. SG 127-39 £70
MN27 OTTOS BLUFF dc in violet, dated 9 AP 1904, two crisp strikes on pair KEVII ½d on piece. Uncommon. £45
NA193 1902 KEVII KEVII 1½d green and black. Block of four, very lightly mounted mint. SG 129 £16
NA226 1902-03 KEVII 1½d green and black. Block of four, very lightly mounted on top pair, lower pair unmounted mint. SG 129 £18
NA330 1902-03 KEVII 1½d green and black. BLOCK OF 48 (6x8), Two small stains on reverse, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. A very impressive multiple. SG 129 £160
NA300 1902 KEVII 2d red and olive-green overprinted SPECIMEN (type D12). Hinge remainders, otherwise fine mint. SG 130s £15
NA301 1902 KEVII 3d purple and grey overprinted SPECIMEN (type D12). Hinge remainders, otherwise fine mint. SG 132s £15
NA281 1902 KEVII 3d purple and grey. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh mint (very light hinge mark on one stamp, the others are unmounted). SG 132 £20
NA293 1902 KEVII 3d purple and grey. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh mint (very light hinge mark on upper stamps, the lower pair is unmounted). SG 132 £20
NA331 1902-03 KEVII 4d carmine and cinnamon. BLOCK OF 42 (6x7). Two stamps with small stains on reverse, otherwise all very fine unmounted mint. A rare and very impressive multiple. SG 133 £350
NA302 1902 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize overprinted SPECIMEN (type D12). Very fine with gum. SG 139s £50
NA434 1902 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize, very fine fresh mint. SG 139 £65
NA352 1902-03 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize. BLOCK OF 12 (4x3). The upper left stamp with a diagonal crease, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. Spectacular and believed to be unique, being the largest known multiple of this stamp (a block of four is a rarity). A MAJOR EDWARDIAN RARITY OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN PHILATELY. SG 139 £3,500
MN71 1902 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize, very fine used. Uncommon. SG 139 £65
1902 KEVII Watermark Crown CC
MN24 1902 KEVII 10/- deep rose and chocolate. Few short perfs. at top fine used cancelled 'LOWER UMKOMAAS AP 7 09'. SG 141 £25
MN48 1902 KEVII 10/- deep rose and chocolate. Very fine used cancelled 'STANGER AP 19 1903'. SG 141 £35
MN83 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue. Small mark at top otherwise fine mint. SG 142 £150
MN73 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue, right marginal with plate ‘1’ in margin, slightly reduced. Hinge trace, lovely. SG 142 £300
MN76 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue, fine used cancelled 'GREYTOWN / 7 AU 03 datestamp, light blue registration line through. SG 142 £45
NA213 1902 £1 black and bright blue (pale shade). Very fine used with Durban (AP 8 09) datestamp. SG 142 £45
NA214 1902 £1 black and bright blue (deep shade). Very fine used with Pietermaritzburg (7 SP 04) datestamp. SG 142 £45
MN45 1902 £1 black and bright blue. Very fine used cancelled 'DURBAN FE 22' datestamp. SG 142 £45
MN84 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue. Superb used cancelled crisp central 'UMZINTO OC 6 1903' datestamp. Lovely. SG 142 £80
NA362 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue. BLOCK OF FOUR, very fine used, each stamp with a neat PIETERMARITZBURG (DE 15 08) double circle datestamp. Very rare and a most attractive multiple. SG 142 £450
MN80 1902 £1.10s green & violet. Very fine used cancelled large part 'DURBAN FE 22 04' datestamp. Most attractive SG 143 £110
MN94 1902 £5 mauve and black. Very fine used cancelled with central large part 'PIETERMARITZBURG MY 2 04' datestamp. Lovely strong colours, very scarce SG 144 £900
NA442 1902 KEVII £20 carmine and greyish-green. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ diagonally in violet (Samuel type NA2). Light diagonal crease, otherwise very fine mint. A rare local handstamp. SG 145b(s) £650
MN85 1902 KEVII £20 carmine and grey-green. Very fine fiscally used on piece with oval Deeds Office revenue cancel dated ‘MAR 1907’ and perfinned ‘RD’. Lovely strong colour, scarce, 6000 stamps printed. SG 145b fiscal use £285
1904-08 KEVII Watermark Multiple Crown CA
MN53 1908-09 KEVII ½d to 2/6 complete set of eight values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 146-157 £175
NA296 1904 KEVII 1d rose-carmine. Block of four, very fine mint (hinge remnants, one stamp is unmounted). SG 147 £35
NA274 1904 KEVII 1d deep carmine. Lower left corner block of eight showing plate number ‘3’ and a degree of anilinity. Odd gum wrinkle otherwise superb unmounted mint. Scarce. SG 148 £170
NA292 1904 KEVII 1/- carmine and pale blue. Block of four from the upper right corner of a pane with interpanneau margin at top and sheet margin at right. Very fine mint with light hinge marks. Most attractive and a rare multiple with this watermark. SG 155 £450
MN109 1908 KEVII £1 10/- brown-orange and deep purple. Very fine and fresh mint, free from the usual rubbing which often plagues this stamp. Diena opinion (1974). SG 162 £1,250
1908-09 KEVII 'POSTAGE POSTAGE'. Watermark Multiple Crown CA
MN50 1908-09 KEVII complete set of seven values, 6d to £1, each overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type D12/a). Very fine and fresh mint. SG 165s-171s £325
NA435 1908-09 KEVII set of three high values, 5/-, 10/- and £1, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12a). Fresh mint. Attractive. SG 169s-171s £150
NA436 1908-09 KEVII 2/6 black and red on blue overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel type D12). Fine and fresh mint. SG 168s £30
MN106 1908 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine mint. SG 169 £25
MN79 1908 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine used cancelled 'NEWCASTLE'. SG 169 £45
NA439 1908-09 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Very light horizontal surface crease, otherwise fine used with Pietermaritzburg (JU 8 09) double circle datestamp SG 169 £20
MN107 1908-09 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 170 £100
MN46 1908-09 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Very fine mint, hinge trace. SG 170 £110
MN91 1908-09 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Very fine unmounted. Uncommon as such SG 170 £195
NA440 1908-09 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Horizontal crease, otherwise fine used with Newcastle (AP 12 10) double circle datestamp. SG 170 £45
MN108 1908-09 KEVII £1 purple and black on red. Very fine fresh mint with superb intact colours. Very scarce in such fine condition. SG 171 £350
OFFICIALS / RAILWAY
MN01 1904 KEVII ½d to 1/- set of six, overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Fine or very fine fresh mint. SG O1-O6 £225
NA190 1904 KEVII 1d carmine overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of four very fine unmounted mint. SG O2 £35
NA161 1904 KEVII 1d carmine overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of four superb fresh unmounted mint. SG O2 £35
NA201 1904 KEVII 1d carmine overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of six (3x2) very fine unmounted mint. SG O2 £45
NA212 1904 KEVII 1d carmine overprinted OFFICIAL. Block of 15 (5x3) with interpanneau gutter margin at left. Crease affects top row and one stamp with small stains, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. An impressive multiple. SG O2 £100
MN110 1904 KEVII 2d red and olive-green overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Very fine mint. SG O3 £35
NA202 1904 KEVII 3d purple and grey overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of four, diagonal bend, otherwise very fine mint. Scarce multiple. SG O4 £45
MN111 1904 KEVII 6d green and brown-purple overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Very fine mint. SG O5 £65
MN44 1904 KEVII 6d green and brown-purple overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Fine used. SG O5 £45
MN98 1904 KEVII 1/- carmine and pale blue overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Superb and fresh unmounted. Scarce as such. SG O6 £350
MN112 1904 KEVII 1/- carmine and pale blue overprinted 'OFFICIAL'. Block of four, minor gum wrinkles otherwise fresh unmounted. RARE. SG O6 £1,200
NATAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS
MN113 c1905 KEVII watermark Crown CA, 1d, 2d, 3d, 6d and 1/- plus Multiple Crown CA ½d, perforated ‘NGR’. The ½d and 3d reversed, others normal. Fine or very fine mint. A RARE group. H&N NGR 3 / N1.1, N.2, N.4, N.6, N.9, N.10 SOLD
MN12 c1905 KEVII 1d carmine, two copies on piece perforated ‘NGR’, the left reversed and the right normal, both considerably off-centre. Very fine used cancelled 'DURBAN de 26 10'. £20
MN10 c1905 KEVII ½d, 1d and 3d, two on piece and perforated ‘NGR’, the ½d normal, 1d inverted and reversed and 3d normal. Fine or very fine used. SOLD
ZULULAND
AZ01 ZULULAND 1888-1893 GB QV complete set of ten, ½d to 5/-, overprinted ‘ZULULAND’, each further handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG 1s-11s £650
ZU37 ZULULAND 1888-93 GB QV overprinted ZULULAND. Set of nine, ½d to 1/- (less the 1d), very fine mint. SG 1, 3-10 £275
AZ03 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV ½d vermilion overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Vertical strip of three, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). One with corner wrinkle, otherwise superb unmounted mint. SG 1s. Copy of BPA certificate (2011, for seven items). £135
MZ54 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV ½d vermilion overprinted ZULULAND. Very fine unmounted. SG 1 £12
AZ18 ZULULAND / Forgery 1888 GB QV ½d vermilion. An upper right corner marginal block of 30, each apparently bearing a forged ‘ZULULAND’ overprint, applied inverted. Creasing and some reinforced splitting, otherwise fine mint. Although widely regarded as a forgery, the overprint is virtually identical to known genuine examples apart from a few positions which appear 0.5 mm shorter. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1946) bears a photographs of a pane of 60 although the text refers to a block of 30, and states ‘that it is counterfeit’. SG 1 forgery. £275
AZ19 ZULULAND / Forgery 1888 GB QV ½d vermilion. A lower right corner marginal block of eight (4x2), perforated through the lower margin (partially doubled) and showing control letter ‘G’. Each apparently bearing a forged ‘ZULULAND’ overprint, applied inverted. Some creasing otherwise fine mint. BPA ‘pink’ certificate stating ‘. . . provided with a bogus “Zululand” inverted overprint.’ (2011). SG 1 forgery. £200
AZ20 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV 1d deep purple overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. Very scarce multiple. SG 2. £140
MZ56 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV 2d grey-green and carmine overprinted ZULULAND. Very fine unmounted. SG 3 £40
AZ05 ZULULAND 1891 GB QV 2½d purple on blue overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Horizontal strip of four, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG 4s. Copy of BPA certificate (2011, for seven items). (az05) £180 £180
MZ70 ZULULAND 1891 GB QV 2½d purple on blue overprinted ZULULAND. Showing curious partial offset of design on reverse. Fine mint. Most unusual. SG 4 var. £45
AZ67 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV 4d green and deep brown overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. BLOCK OF FOUR, very fine mint with evenly yellowish gum. Light hinge marks on the upper pair, the lower pair is unmounted. Very scarce multiple. SG 6 SOLD
AZ08 ZULULAND 1893 GB QV 5d dull purple and blue overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Horizontal strip of three, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG 7s. Copy of BPA certificate (2011, for seven items). £135
AZ68 ZULULAND 1893 GB QV 5d dull purple and blue overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. BLOCK OF FOUR. Blunt perforations at left, otherwise very fine fresh mint with light hinge marks. A very scarce multiple. SG 7 £300
AZ09 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV 6d purple on rose-red overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Horizontal strip of three, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG 8s. Copy of BPA certificate (2011, for seven items). £135
AZ69 ZULULAND 1888 GB QV 6d purple on rose-red overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Upper marginal BLOCK OF 12 (4x3) showing ‘Arrow’ guideline. Superb fresh unmounted mint. A very scarce multiple. SG 8 SOLD
AZ11 ZULULAND 1892 GB QV 1/- dull green overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Fine mint with hinge remainder. SG 10s £35
AZ10 ZULULAND 1892 GB QV 1/- dull green overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Vertical strip of four, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG 10s. Copy of BPA certificate (2011, for seven items). £180
AZ30 ZULULAND 1892 GB QV 5/- rose lettered ‘B D’ overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. Fine used, tied to small ‘Inland Parcel Post’ piece by ESHOWE (JU 4 94) double circle datestamps with code letter ‘P’. Very rare commercial use. BPA certificate (2014). SG 11. £1,100
AZ35 ZULULAND 1888 Natal QV ½d dull green overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ (without stop). Block of four, superb unmounted mint. SG 13. £125
MZ17 ZULULAND 1888 Natal ½d dull green overprinted 'ZULULAND' (without stop). Lower left corner strip of three showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 13 £135
AZ38 ZULULAND 1893 Natal QV 6d dull purple overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. An upper right corner block of four superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 16. A scarce multiple. £350
AZ39 ZULULAND 1893 Natal QV 6d dull purple overprinted ‘ZULULAND’. BLOCK OF 30 (6x5) superb used, each pair sharing an ESHOWE (AP 10 95) double circle datestamp. Believed to be the largest multiple extant. BPA certificate (2012, mentions toning on one stamp). SG 16. £1,200
MZ65 ZULULAND1894-96 QV ½d to 1/-, set of six values. Very fine fresh mint. SG 20-25 £65
MZ11 ZULULAND1894-96 QV ½d to £1, complete set of nine values. Lower values upper marginal, very fine fresh mint. A lovely set. SG 20-28 £650
MZ43 ZULULAND 1894 QV ½d to 6d, five values each in a block of four. Light creasing affect ½d and 6d blocks, a few stamps hinged but majority unmounted. Attractive and uncommon group. SG 20-24 £275
MZ22 ZULULAND 1894 QV ½d dull mauve and green, block of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 20 £35
MZ45 ZULULAND 1894 QV 1d dull mauve and carmine, block of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 21 £35
MZ37 ZULULAND 1894 QV 1d dull mauve and carmine, left marginal block of four. Very fine unmounted. SG 21 £35
MZ19 ZULULAND 1894 QV 1d dull mauve and carmine, showing shaved 'Z' of 'ZULULAND' (row 4/3 and 6/3). Very fine used. SG 21a £50
MZ66 ZULULAND 1894 QV 3d dull mauve and olive-brown. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £55
MZ35 ZULULAND 1894 QV 6d dull mauve and black. Very fine unmounted. SG 24 £30
AZ60 ZULULAND 1894 QV 6d dull mauve and black. Upper right corner block of six (3x2) showing plate number ‘1’ in margin. Small adherence in margin, the stamps are all superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 24 £185
MZ67 ZULULAND 1894 QV 1/- green, upper marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. Uncommon. SG 25 £80
MZ49 ZULULAND 1894 QV 1/- green. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on margin otherwise very fine unmounted. Very scarce. SG 25 £325
MZ32 ZULULAND 1896 QV 2/6 dull green and black, block of four. Upper right stamp with fault at upper left, fine mint. Scarce. SG 26 £300
MZ51 ZULULAND 1894 QV 4/- green and carmine, block of four. Light blemish on reverse of lower left stamp otherwise very fine mint. Very scarce. SG 27 £600
AZ64 ZULULAND 1894 QV 4/- green and carmine. Fine used with large part Eshowe (NO 29 95) datestamp. SG 27 £150
MZ69 ZULULAND 1894 QV £1 purple on red. Superb fresh mint, hinge trace. SG 28 £475
MZ68 ZULULAND 1894 £5 purple and black on red, overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb fresh unmounted. RARE as such. SG 29s £600
1891 1d DULL MAUVE OF NATAL OVERPRINTED 'ZULULAND' (SG F1)
AZ43 ZULULAND 1891 Natal Fiscal 1d dull mauve overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ and authorised for postal use. Vertical STRIP OF FIVE, each handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet (Type NA1). Superb unmounted mint. SG F1s. £300
AZ46 ZULULAND 1891 Natal Fiscal 1d dull mauve overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ and authorised for postal use. A lower marginal horizontal strip of three showing plate number ‘2’ in lower margin. Superb unmounted mint. SG F1. £40
AZ49 ZULULAND 1891 Natal Fiscal 1d dull mauve (deep shade) overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ and authorised for postal use. A lower left corner marginal block of six showing plate number ‘2’ in lower margin. Superb unmounted mint. SG F1. £55
AZ50 ZULULAND 1891 Natal Fiscal 1d dull mauve (deep shade) overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ and authorised for postal use. The upper two rows of a sheet comprising two blocks of 12 separated by the interpanneau margin. With full margins on three sides and showing plate number ‘2’ in each corner. Superb unmounted mint. SG F1. £165
AZ51 ZULULAND 1891 Natal Fiscal 1d dull mauve (deep shade) overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ and authorised for postal use. The lower two rows of a sheet comprising two blocks of 12 separated by the interpanneau margin. With full margins on three sides and showing plate number ‘2’ in each corner. Superb unmounted mint. SG F1. £165
AZ61 ZULULAND / Postal History 1891 (15th October), envelope addressed to Natal, bearing a single 1d dull mauve postal fiscal (SG F1) tied by an ESHOWE / ZULULAND (15 Oct) double circle datestamp. Durban (17 Oct), GPO Natal (18 Oct) and Hermannsburg (20 Oct) transit / arrival backstamps. A very scarce example of this stamp used alone on cover. £325
AZ59 ZULULAND / Postal History 1894 (17th October), long folded official envelope with a superb ‘TREASURY / ZULULAND’ red wax seal on the flap and ‘ON HER MAJESTY’S SERVICE’ crossed through at top. Addressed to Paris and sent registered, with a large oval framed ‘R’ struck at left. Bearing two examples of the 1892 1/- dull green overprinted ‘ZULULAND’ (SG 10), tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND (17 Oct) double circle datestamps. Durban (19 Oct) transit on the reverse with London and Paris (12 Nov) transit / arrival datestamps struck on the front. An exceptionally rare commercial franking. £2,200
AZ58 ZULULAND / Postal History 1896 (6th August), stampless envelope endorsed 'O.H.M.S.' at top and with Royal Arms embossed on the flap in blue. Addressed to ‘Messrs Adams & Co / Stationers / Maritzburg’ (Natal). Bearing a superb crisp UBOMBO / ZULULAND (6 AUG 1896) single circle datestamp struck in violet. Signed at lower left 'D. Bruce' the resident Magistrate. The reverse with Melmoth / Zululand (10 Aug), NONGOMA / ZULULAND (8 Aug) single circle in violet, Eshowe / Zululand (11 Aug), Durban (12 Aug) and G.P.O. Natal (13 Aug) transit / arrival backstamps. A magnificent cover. Ex Danson, Robson and Wilson Wong. £2,500
AZ70 ZULULAND 1897 (19th August), envelope addressed to Norway, bearing a horizontal strip of five of the 1894 ½d dull mauve and green (SG 20) all tied by three strikes of the ESHOWE (AU 19) double circle datestamp. Backstamped with a Durban (AU 20) transit and a Kristiania (16 Sep) arrival datestamp. A fine and attractive example of the 2½d per half ounce letter rate to an unusual destination.
 
Note: Zululand was annexed to Natal a little over five months later on the 31st December 1897 and the stamps withdrawn on the 30th June 1898.
£475
AZ55 ZULULAND / Revenue Essay 1889 stamp-sized essay for a 1d duty inscribed ‘Revenue / Revenue’. Handpainted in mauve, green and Chinese white on buff tracing paper (60x77mm, corner faults), dated ‘May 20th 89’. A superb and most attractive essay. BPA certificate (2011). Ex De La Rue Archives, Ex Robson. £4,500
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