OTHER BRITISH AFRICA / FOREIGN AFRICA
FEATURED ITEM
FEATURED ITEM
c1893 10F Mols, essay for the duty. A perforated colour trial in carmine and deep green affixed to thick card, endorsed alongside 'this colour green / Centre black'. Handstamped below in violet 'WATERLOW BROTHERS & LAYTON, LIMITED / 24, BIRCHIN LANE, LONDON, E. C.'. Magnificent and RARE.
Postal History 1917 24th November, cover bearing 25c 'OCCUPATION BELGE / DUITSCH OOST AFRIKA' overprint, cancelled 'B.P.C.V.P.K No. 11' datestamp. Sent registered with blank 'CONGO BELGE' label endorsed as datestamp, addressed to France. Military senders name on reverse and 'BASE OFFICE B / I.E.F.' datestamp. A very scarce non philatelic cover sent whilst stationed in Dar Es Salam during November and December 1917.
£1,750
£375
Last update: 19th August, 2017
ANGOLA
AA813 1951 Birds definitive, complete set of 24 values, contained within specially printed Post Office folder. Stamps superb unmounted. Most attractive and no doubt a very low survival rate today. Afinsa 326-349 £450
BELGIAN CONGO
BC61 1886 5c Leopold, green. Very fine mint. COB 1 £7
BC199 1887 10c Leopold, complete pane of 50. Right vertical margin and portion of lower margin lacking, otherwise very fresh unmounted. Uncommon. COB 7 £80
BC65 1886 5F Leopold, lilac. A forgery, pin perforated. Cancel at right. £15
BC68 1887 50c Leopold, grey. Very fine used, blue ‘BOMA’ datestamp. COB 10 £12
BC69 1887 5F Leopold, violet. Very fine mint, centred down, apparently unmounted but gum disturbance top left. COB 11 £450
BC70 1887 10F Leopold, yellow-ochre. Mint, small closed tear upper right. COB 13 £40
BC71 (1887) 10F Leopold, yellow-ochre. Forgery, line perf. £25
BC72 1887 50F Leopold, grey, unissued. Centred right, fine mint. COB 13B £15
BC264 1894 5c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and rose. Gummed, very fine unmounted. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC265 1894 10c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and pale violet. Trace gum, very fine. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC266 1894 10c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and pale purple. No gum, very fine. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC267 1894 25c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and pale turquoise. Trace gum, very fine. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC268 1894 25c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and pale blue-grey. Gummed, very fine unmounted. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC269 1894 50c Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and brown-orange. Trace gum, very fine. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC270 1894 1F Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and yellow-brown. No gum, very fine. Lovely and RARE. Recorded in Balasse (1949) £300
BC319 1894 5c Mols, in un-issued colour black and deep claret, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEn' diagonally in black, presumably ex. the sample miniature sheets. Without gum, attractive and uncommon. £45
BC320 1894 10c Mols, in un-issued colour black and yellow-bistre, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN' diagonally in black, presumably ex. the sample miniature sheets. Without gum, attractive and uncommon. £45
BC321 1894 1F Mols, in un-issued colour black and yellow-olive, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN' diagonally in black, presumably ex. the sample miniature sheets. Without gum, attractive and uncommon. £45
BC322 1894 5F Mols, in un-issued colour black and pale green, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN' diagonally in black, presumably ex. the sample miniature sheets. Without gum, attractive and uncommon. £45
BC318 1894 5F Mols, colour trial in un-issued colour black and pale green, overprinted in blue 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN'. Applied to piece cut from a Waterlow sample book, number '482' endorsed at top. Lovely. £150
BC317 c1893 10F Mols, essay for the duty. A perforated colour trial in carmine and deep green affixed to thick card, endorsed alongside 'this colour green / Centre black'. Handstamped below in violet 'WATERLOW BROTHERS & LAYTON, LIMITED / 24, BIRCHIN LANE, LONDON, E. C.'. Magnificent and RARE. £1,750
BC209 1894 5c Mols, blue, perf. 15. Very fine mint. COB 14 £10
BC217 1895 5c Mols, brown-red, perf. 14. Very fine mint. COB 15 £3
BC76 1900 10c Mols, carmine, perf. 15. Very fine mint. COB 19 £3
BC78 1894 25c Mols, blue, type I perf. 14½. Very fine unmounted. COB 22 £5
BC79 1900 50c Mols, olive, perf. 15. Very fine mint. COB 25 £3
BC80 1894 1F Mols, carmine, perf. 15. Very fine used. COB 26a £6
BC202 1894 1F Mols, violet. Fine mint. COB 26A £15
BC82 1898 3.50F Mols, vermilion, perf. 14. Very fine mint. COB 27 £110
BC203 1894 5F Mols, carmine. Superb used cancelled with complete ‘BOMA’ datestamp in blue. Highly attractive. COB 28 £30
BC84 1898 10F Mols, green, perf. 14. Very fine used. COB 29 £25
BC87 1909 40c ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint, local. Right marginal block of 16, overprint type 6. Few light stains, fine to very fine unmounted. COB 34L £130
BC05 1909 5F ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint, local. Very fine mint. COB 38L £60
BC211 1909 5F ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint, typo. Overprint type I. Very fine mint. COB 48 £48
BC304 1909 10F ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint, typo, type II, perf. 12. Superb used cancelled with central ‘ABA’ datestamp. COB 49 £22
BC97 1909 10F ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint, typo., type I, perf. 14. Very fine mint. COB 49a £180
BC98 1909 50c Mols, single language, perf. 14. Very fine unmounted. COB 53 £6
BC256 1910 Mols bilinguals. Complete set of ten values, very fine mint. COB 54-63 £70
AM540 1910 Bilingual Pictorials, 5c black and green (perf. 15x15) showing a pronounced doubling of the vignette resulting in a very heavy, blurred impression. Hinge remainders otherwise very fine mint. Most unusual. SG 60 var £475
BC222 1910 50c Mols bilingual, perf. 14. Fine mint. COB 59 £3
BC223 1910 1F Mols bilingual, perf. 14. Fine mint. COB 60 £3
BC224 1910 3F Mols bilingual, perf. 14. Part watermark showing, very fine mint. COB 61 £14
BC305 1910 3F Mols bilingual,perf. 14. Block of four. Superb unmounted. COB 61 £110
BC225 1910 5F Mols bilingual, perf. 15. Fine mint, very scarce. COB 62

Note: COB catalogue states ‘does not exist’ in this perf, however it is recorded in Balasse (1949)
£75
BC207 1910 10F Mols bilingual. Very fine mint. COB 63 £18
BC330 1910 10F Mols bilingual. Very fine unmounted. COB 63 £30
BC101 1910 10c Mols bilingual, intense carmine shade, block of four. Normal carmine shade for comparison. Superb unmounted. RARE. COB 55a £300
BC43 1910 5c to 1F and 5F Mols bilinguals, 5c p.15, others p.14. Very fine fresh mint. COB 54-60, 62 £30
BC13 1910 5c, 15c, 25c, 40c, 1F and 5F Mols bilinguals, perf. 15. Fine fresh mint, uncommon group. COB 54, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62 perf. 15 £40
BC44 1915 5F Mols bilingual, block of 16, each superb CTO 'ELISABETHVILLE 19 JANV 1919'. Most attractive. COB 71 £20
BC24 1915 Mols bilingual, 25c booklet pane of ten, 3rd printing, grey centres. Very fine mint. COB 67 booklet pane 3rd printing £60
BC105 1918 Red Cross surcharges. Complete set of nine values, very fine mint. COB 72-80 £95
BC106 1918 Red Cross surcharges. 10c to 1F set of seven values, each in a complete sheet of 50 stamps. A remarkably fresh group. Scarce. COB 72-78 £350
BC308 1918 Rec Cross surcharges. Complete set of nine values each IMPERFORATE, un-gummed paper. Very fine, a lovely and scarce group. COB 72-80 imperf. £300
BC107 1921 surcharges and ‘1921’ overprints. Complete set of ten values, very fine mint. COB 85-94 £20
BC274 1921 .5c on 40c surcharge, on ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint (typo., type 1). Very fine mint. Scarce. COB 85A £70
BC278 1921 10c on 5c surcharge, on 1915 bilingual issue. Very fine mint. COB 86A £30
BC45 1921 15c surcharge, on 1909 single language type (COB 52). Very fine mint. COB 87B £20
BC108 1921 15c surcharge, on 1909 single language type (COB 52). Right marginal, some flat gum, fresh mint. COB 87B £20
BC109 1921 15c surcharge, with downwards shift of surcharge. Very fine mint. COB 87 var. £4
BC110 1921 15c surcharge, with no stop below ‘15c’ at left. Very fine mint. COB 87 var. £4
BC227 1921 15c surcharge, major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, VERTICAL PAIR. Block of eight showing two of these at centre. Superb mint or unmounted. RARE. COB unlisted

Note: listed by Balasse (1949)
£800
BC111 1921 25c surcharge, with shift of surcharge left. Very fine mint. COB 88 var. £4
BC280 1921 30c on 10c surcharge, on 1915 bilingual issue (COB 65). Right marginal, very fine mint. COB 89A £30
BC113 1921 30c surcharge, with black ink smudge from surcharging at left. Very fine mint. COB 89 var. £8
BC281 1921 50c on 25c surcharge, on 1915 bilingual issue (COB 67). Very fine mint. COB 90A £30
BC114 1921 50c on 25c surcharge, with no stop below ‘50c’ at right. Very fine mint. COB 90 var. £12
BC117 1921 3F ‘1921’ overprint, watermarked paper. Vertical strip of three, very fine unmounted. COB 92-Cu £45
BC277 1921 ‘1921’ on 5F surcharge, on ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint (typo., type 1). Lower marginal, very fine mint. Scarce. COB 93A £140
BC311 1921 ‘1921’ on 5F surcharge, on ‘CONGO BELGE’ overprint (typo., type 1). Very fine unmounted. Scarce. COB 93A £180
BC258 1922 10c on 5c Boma surcharge. Major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Mint, some faults. COB 100-Cu £20
BC33 1922 Boma surcharges, 25c on 40c, perf. 15. Very fine mint. COB 102 perf. 15. £20
BC173 1923 Elisabethville surcharges, first printing. Both values, very fine mint. COB 104-5 £35
BC230 1923 Elisabethville surcharges, second printing. Superb fresh mint. COB 104A-105A £25
BC174 1923 Elisabethville surcharges, second printing. Both values, fine used, full gum. COB 104A-5A £22
BC121 1923 definitives, complete set of 12 values 5c to 10F. Superb unmounted. COB 106-117 £100
BC122 1923 definitives, complete set of 12 values, 5c to 10F, blocks of four. Hinged on top pairs, lower unmounted. Attractive group. COB 106-117 £250
BC123 1923 definitives, complete set of 12 values, 5c to 10F, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. Scarce and attractive group. COB 106-117 £400
BC125 1923 5F definitive, very fine mint. COB 116 £10
BC331 1923 5F definitive, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '398' in margin. Minor corner bend lower left otherwise superb and fresh unmounted. COB 116 £60
BC126 1923 10F definitive, top left corner block of ten, with ‘F – 6685 STATE OF CONGO BELGE’ imprint in margin. Hinged on margin and one stamp, otherwise superb unmounted. Lovely and very scarce. COB 117 £600
BC127 1925 definitive, complete set of 14 values 20c to 1.75F. Superb unmounted. COB 118-131 £20
BC128 1925 definitive, complete set of 14 values 20c to 1.75F. Blocks of four, superb unmounted. Lovely group. COB 118-131 £80
BC306 1925 1.75F definitive. Left marginal block of four, superb unmounted. COB 131 £45
BC48 1928 Stanley, complete set of 15 values, very fine mint. COB 135-49 £20
BC132 1928 Stanley, complete set of 15 values, superb unmounted. SG 135-14 £65
BC329 1928 Stanley, complete set of 15 values contained within a home-made glassine folder, endorsed on cover 'Belgian Congo Postage Stamps / Stanley Jubilee Edition'. Stamps superb unmounted. Delightful. COB 135-49 £65
BC133 1928 Stanley, complete set of 15 values, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. COB 135-149 £260
BC135 1931 surcharges, set of four values, very fine mint. COB 159-161A £20
BC140 1935 Anniversary, complete set of seven values. Superb mint. COB 185-91 £15
BC141 1936 Anniversary surcharges, set superb mint. COB 192-3 £6
BC232 1938 National Parks, set of six values superb unmounted. COB 197-202 £5
BC143 1938 5c National Parks, block of four showing upwards shift of vignette. Superb unmounted. COB 197 var. £8
BC144 1938 Tourism Congress, complete set of six values, superb unmounted. COB 203-8 £30
BC145 1938 Tourism Congress, miniature sheet. Superb unmounted. COB BL2 £60
BC147 1941 Albert Monument, complete set of 11 values, superb unmounted. COB 214-24 £40
BC148 1941 2.50F Albert Monument, horizontal pair showing variety IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY. Very fine unmounted. COB 221 var. £12
BC51 1942 50F and 100F definitive, very fine mint. COB 247-48 £8
BC195 1942 20F definitive, French heading, block of four. Superb unmounted, lovely. COB 267 £35
BC156 1943 ‘Messages’ sheetlets, complete set of eight showing both language types. Superb unmounted. Scarce. COB BL3-BL10 £400
BC157 1949 ‘Messages’ sheetlets, with special UPU border overprint. Complete set of eight showing both language types. Superb unmounted, very scarce as only 300 such sets issued. COB BL3A-BL10A £850
BC231 1947 Masks definitive, complete set of 26 values. Very fine mint or unmounted. COB 277-295 £35
BC159 1947 Masks definitive, complete set of 26 values. Superb unmounted. A lovely set. COB 277-95 £45
BC212 1947 2.50F Mask, cancelled with almost complete crisp ‘NIZI / 29-8-49 (posthorn below)’ datestamp. COB 288 £5
BC251 1947 20F, 50F and 100F Masks definitives. Marginal blocks of four, superb unmounted. COB 293-295 £50
BC196 1947 100F Mask definitive, top marginal block of four. Superb unmounted, lovely. COB 295 £28
BC197 1947 100F Mask definitive, top left corner block of six. Superb unmounted, lovely. COB 295 £40
BC162 1952 Flowers definitive, complete set of 22 values. Superb unmounted. COB 302-23 £70
BC213 1952 100F Flowers definitive, block of four. Superb unmounted. COB 323 £60
BC165 1955 Tourism Congress, both language types, superb unmounted. COB 337-38 £4
BC235 1960 Olympics, complete set of five values. Superb unmounted. COB 367-371 £3
BC323 1921 Airmail, set of four each a plate proof in near issued colours, imperforate on thin wove paper and perforated 'SPECIMEN'. A scarce and lovely group. COB PA1-PA4 plate proofs £250
BC171 1934 1.50F Airmail, complete sheet of 50, folded and partially severed, fresh unmounted. COB PA9 £40
BC177 1908 50c Mols, handstamped ‘TAXES’. Superb mint. COB TX6 £4
BC178 1908 3.50F Mols, handstamped ‘TAXES’. Fine mint. COB TX6B £90
BC180 1908 10F Mols, handstamped ‘TAXES’. Fine unmounted. COB TX6D £90
BC181 1909 5c to 5F Mols, overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE’, (local), handstamped ‘TAXES’. Fine mint, scarce group. COB TX7-TX15 £275
BC183 1909 5c Mols, overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE’ (typo), handstamped ‘TAXES’. Very fine mint. COB TX17 £4
BC185 1909 10c Mols, overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE’ (typo), handstamped ‘TAXES’. Very fine used. COB TX18 £12
BC188 1909 3.50F Mols, overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE’ (typo), handstamped ‘TAXES’. Very fine mint. COB TX24 £20
BC189 1909 10F Mols, overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE’ (typo), handstamped ‘TAXES’. Very fine used. COB TX26 £18
BC191 1915 Mols bilinguals, complete set of eight, handstamped ‘TAXES’. Fine or very fine used. COB TX41-48 £5
BC193 1962 Indian stamps overprinted ‘U. N. FORCE (INDIA) CONGO. Set of six values superb unmounted. COB 1-6 £25
BC283 Booklet 1922 30F booklet. Containing 5c x two panes, 10c x three panes, 15c x two panes, 25c x four panes, and 30c x 1 pane. Lacking two x 50c panes and back cover. Some interleaving faults, clean and RARE, despite being incomplete. COB A4 £1,200
BC198 Booklet 1937 120F booklet. Complete, very fine and fresh, staples removed. Scarce. COB A5 £300
BC300 Booklet 1937 120F booklet. Complete, very fine with staples removed as often is the case. Scarce. COB A5 £300
BC309 c1930 specially printed Booklet 'ADMINISTRATION DES POSTES / CONGO BELGE', internally containing 1923-25 definitives complete, 1928 Stanley set, postages due and 1921 Airmail sets plus RUANDA URUNDI overprints 1924-25 definitives and postage due set. Very fine and clean. Most unusual. £125
BC208 Postal History 1898 28th September, 10c Leopold postal stationery card, uprated with 5c Mols (COB 15), cancelled ‘MATADI’, addressed to Germany. Blue ‘BOMA’ transit datestamp. Attractive. £65
AM440 Postal History 1898 (7th November), 15c blue postal stationery card with message headed ‘Lokandu’ and dated ‘28 Oct 98’. Addressed to England, cancelled with STANLEY FALLS (7 Nov) single circle datestamp with additional very fine strike on the reverse, both struck in blue. Léopoldville (24 Nov) and Boma (27 Nov) transit datestamps, all struck on the front. With boxed straight-line cachet reading BOMA CARTE INCOMPLÈTE. The datestamps indicate a routing north to Stanley Falls near Stanleyville (present day Kisangani) on the Congo River, then presumably along the river to Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), then, a month after writing, to Boma on the coast. £125
BC52 Postal History 1902 15c postal stationery card (outgoing half) used to Belgium and cancelled COQUILHATVILLE (11 Feb) single circle datestamp. With boxed ‘BOMA CARTE INCOMPLÉTE’ straight-line cachet in black. LEOPOLDVILLE (17 Feb) transit and Hasselt (19 Mar) arrival datestamps. Unusual. £125
BC214 Postal History 1907 22nd September, coloured postcard of a native scene in Portuguese Congo, bearing 10c Mols carmine (COB 19), cancelled ‘BOMA’ addressed to Belgium. £25
BC315 Postal History 1917 24th November, cover bearing 25c 'OCCUPATION BELGE / DUITSCH OOST AFRIKA' overprint, cancelled 'B.P.C.V.P.K No. 11' datestamp. Sent registered with blank 'CONGO BELGE' label endorsed as datestamp, addressed to France. Military senders name on reverse and 'BASE OFFICE B / I.E.F.' datestamp. A very scarce non philatelic cover sent whilst stationed in Dar Es Salam during November and December 1917. £375
BC328 Postal History 1918-22 correspondence from one A. W. Davies to C. R. Mansel Lewis Esq., Stradley Castle, Wales. Comprising two 10c postal stationery cards and 11 covers variously franked either at 25c or 50c in differing combinations, all cancelled 'NIANGARA' sc strikes. A few countersigned at lower left corner, and mostly endorsed 'Via Khartoum' or 'Via Aba, Rejaf & Cairo'. Four receiving triangular 'PASSED / CENSOR / SUDAN' cachets in black or violet and three retaining the original contents which give a wonderful and fascinating account of life at the time and the difficulties of the Missionary work. Two further enclose delightful hand made booklets containing the 'new issues of Congo postage stamps'. Some cover faults including one with a stamp cut away, this being overweight and consequently taxed firstly at '3½d' and then at '6d'. A remarkable group. £850
BC328a Note: the Heart of Africa Mission was established by C. T. Studd in 1913, in the far north west corner of the Belgian Congo, close to the previous Lado enclave. It still exist today under the name WEC International, and operates out of over 80 countries worldwide  
BC326 Postal History 1931-32, pair of illustrated Imperial Airways covers, first from Brussels addressed to Juba, arrival backstamp dated 14th March 1931, second bearing Belgian Congo 2F Airmail pair plus 2F surcharge, cancelled 'BUTA 3. 1. 32' and addressed to Cape Town, arrival backstamp for the 21st March. Attractive. £55
BC314 Postal History 1934 April, piece bearing 75c and 5F definitives, each struck with black 'Train Royal S.A.R. Prince George Angleterre / SAKANIA-ELISABETHVILLE 5-4-34' handstamps. Ex. the 'White Train' tour. Attractive. £35
BC325 Postal History 1934 April, printed 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE / Post Office Southern Rhodesia' cover bearing 40c, 2F, 3.25F and 4f definitives, each struck with black 'Train Royal S.A.R. Prince George d'Angleterre / SAKANIA-ELISABETHVILLE 5-4-34' handstamps. Addressed to Elisabethville with datestamp for the 5th April. Ex. the 'White Train' tour. Attractive. £75
BC316 Postal History 1936 December, stampless cover from South Africa addressed to Sakania, via Ndola Northern Rhodesia. Endorsed at left '1.70 x 3 / 5.10', then applied with 1F x five and 10c dues, cancelled 'SAKANIA'. Attractive and uncommon. £95
AM141 Postal History 1940 (July), wrapper addressed to Bulawayo, “N.R.” bearing 1931 15c grey tied by ELIZABETHVILE (31 July) single circle datestamp. Straight-line PASSED BY CENSOR cachet struck in purple-black. £45
AM137 Postal History 1940 (October), wrapper addressed to Bulawayo, “N.R.” bearing 1931 15c grey tied by ELIZABETHVILE (12 Oct) single circle datestamp. Triangular PASSED BY / CENSOR / 3 / S. RHODESIA cachet struck in rose-red. £45
BC262 Postal History 1941 2nd October, printed commercial cover bearing 10F Albert Memorial, 50c and pair 1F Airmails (COB 224, PA7, PA2). Cancelled ‘COSTERMANSVILLE’ and sent registered to Cape Town, with handstamped registration label. Opened at left resealed with printed black/white ‘CENSURE’ label. Attractive. £30
BC324 Postal History 1948 10th May, cover bearing single 2F Leopard with a second apparently lost, cancelled LULUA(?) addressed to France. Then struck with French black 'Accident Avion Sabena (etc.)' cachet and ink endorsements upper right. Retreived from the ill-fated Douglas DC4 flight which crashed on the 13th May near Magazini en route Leopoldville to Libenga with the loss of all but one of the 32 people on board. Scarce. £150
BC241 Postal History 1949 24th August, airmail cover bearing 1/- GB KGVI, machine cancelled ‘TOTTENHAM’ addressed to Elisabethville, Congo Belge. Carried on the ill-fated SABENA flight which crashed soon after take off from Leopoldville to Elisabethville on the 27th August 1949. Cover receiving black straight line ‘Courrier retire de l’avion accident / a Leopoldville le 27 / 8 / 1949’. Edge staining and faults. Attractive and scarce. £160
BC327 Postal History 1949 30th August, stampless cover addressed to Kabinda, carried on the ill-fated SABENA flight which crashed soon after take off from Leopoldville to Elisabethville on the 27th August 1949. Cover receiving black straight line cachet ‘Courrier retire de l’avion accident / a Leopoldville le 27 / 8 / 1949’. Then receiving a 'LEOPOLDVILLE' datestamp for the 30th March and a 'KABINDA' arrival backstamp dated 5th September. Attractive and uncommon. £120
BC263 Postal History 1962 15th January, Indian Contingent / U. N. Forces. The set of six values (COB 1-6), each on four separate printed First Day Covers, and each cancelled from one of the four differest offices where the troops were stationed; F.P.O. 660 Leopoldville, F.P.O. 771 Elisabethville, F.P.O. 777 Kamina and F.P.O. 716 Albertville. Monor staining, attractive and most unusual group. £80
BC301 Postal Stationery Selection of 13 different Post Cards, including three reply paid. 1886 Leopold x two, 1887 Leopold x two, 1894 Mols x three and overprinted ‘CONGO BELGE, Palms type x five. Odd fault, mostly very fine unused. Attractive group. £45
BC54 KATANGA 1960 airmail cover to the USA bearing Congo 10F overprinted L’ETAT DU CONGO tied by KOLWEZI (20 Dec) datestamp. £45
BC55 KATANGA 1960 airmail cover sent registered to the USA bearing Congo 2F (strip of three), 3.50F and 6.50F (damaged prior to affixing) each overprinted L’ETAT DU CONGO and cancelled / tied by ELIZABETHVILLE (14 Dec) datestamps. Chicago (19 and 20 Dec) arrival backstamps. £55
BC56 KATANGA 1961 airmail cover to the USA bearing Congo 2F overprinted L’ETAT DU CONGO and 8F Katanga tied by ELIZABETHVILLE (20 Apr) datestamp. £45
BC57 KATANGA 1962 airmail cover to Belgium bearing Congo 1F overprinted L’ETAT DU CONGO and two 3.50F Katanga adhesives tied by ELIZABETHVILLE (8 Feb) datestamp. £45
BC37 RUANDA URUNDI 1916 ‘OCCUPATION BELGE’ overprints. 5c, 15c, 50c to 5F type A (21½mm). Very fine mint. £60
BC38 RUANDA URUNDI 1916 ‘OCCUPATION BELGE’ overprints. 5F type A (21½mm) perf. 15. Very fine mint. £25
BC41 RUANDA URUNDI 1918 Red Cross overprints/surcharges. 5c, 10c, 15c, 40c and 50c values, perf. 15. Very fine mint. £6
BC284 RUANDA URUNDI 1924 definitive (of Belgian Congo), complete set of 12 values overprinted ‘RUANDA / URUNDi’. Very fine mint. COB 50-61 £25
BC60 RUANDA URUNDI 1944 pictorial definitive, 25c, 75c, 1F and 5F 'Messages' sheetlets. Superb unmounted, scarce. COB BL1- BL4 £150
BC289 RUANDA URUNDI 1949 pictorial definitive, 25c, 75c, 1F and 5F 'Messages' sheetlets, with special UPU border overprint. Superb unmounted, very scarce as only 300 such sets issued. COB BL1A- BL4A £350
FRENCH COLONIES
FC18 CAMEROUN 1921 'CAMEROUN' overprints on Congo, complete set of 17 values, very fine mint. Dallay 47-63 £25
FC149 CAMEROUN 1939-40 pictorial definitive, complete set of 30 values, very fine mint. Dallay 125-142, 148-159 £40
FC150 CAMEROUN 1940 'SPITFIRE + 5 Frs.' overprints. The set of four values each on separate cover and cancelled 'DOUALA 8 DEC 40' and with special black rectangular 'JOURNEE DU SPITFIRE / Cameroun / DECEMBRE 1940' cachets lower left. A lovely and very scarce group. Dallay 194-197 £350
FC20 GABON 1911 'Bantou' woman definitive, complete set of 16 values, very fine mint. Dallay 49-64 £35
FC21 GABON 1918 additional definitive, complete set of seven values, very fine unmounted. Dallay 81-87 £12
FC22 GABON 1932-33 definitive, complete set of 26 values, very fine mint. Dallay 127-150 £140
FC23 GABON 1930 postage dues, complete set of 11 values, fine mint. Dallay 12-22 £45
FC1 CONGO 1892 30c to 1F Mouchon definitives. Very fine fresh mint. Dallay 20-24 £140
FC2 CONGO c 1900, die proof of both the “panthere’ plus frame and the background. An enlarged version of each both struck on large card in black, the value as ‘2’. Delightful and a most appealing item from this classic French Colonial issue. RARE £450
FC3 CONGO 1900 ‘Panthere and Bakalois women’ series, complete set of 15 values, unusually fine and fresh mint. A classic French colonial issue. Dallay 27-41 £150
FC4 CONGO 1900 1c ‘Panthere’, left marginal horizontal pair showing additional strike of vertical perforations through right stamp. Very fine unmounted. Attractive and uncommon. Dallay 27 var. £20
FC5 CONGO 1900 2c ‘Panthere’, error of colour orange and rose, normal for comparison. Very fine mint, scarce. Dallay 28A £130
FC6 CONGO 1900 5F, grey and mustard shade. Centred left, very fine mint. J. Pierre Depasse certificate (2005). RARE Dallay 41a £550
FC7 CONGO 1900 5f, major variety CENTRE AND VALUE INVERTED. Signature handstamp on reverse, very fine mint. Striking and scarce. Dallay 41b £300
FC9 CONGO 1916 ‘+5c’ on 10c Red Cross surcharge (black). Major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE. Very fine mint. Dallay 64d £100
FC10 CONGO 1916 ‘+5c’ on 10c Red Cross surcharge (black). Major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Very fine mint. Dallay 64f £90
FC12 CONGO 1924–1927 overprint surcharges. Complete set of ten values, very fine mint. Dallay 89-98 £30
FC14 CONGO 1933 definitive, complete set of 24 values. very fine mint. Dallay 114-137 £145
FC148 CONGO 1933 definitive, complete set of 24 values. very fine mint. Dallay 114-137 £145
AA507 CONGO Postal History 1894 25c postal stationery envelope addressed to Germany and endorsed per the “Cameroon”. Cancelled with very fine MAYUMBA (28 Aug) double circle datestamp with second strike alongside and with ‘Paid / Liverpool / Br. Packet 7 Oct 94’ transit struck in red at lower left. LIBREVILLE (10 Sep) and German (9 Oct) transit / arrival backstamps. A very attractive cover. £125
AA088 DAHOMEY Postal History 1934 cover to Paris bearing Dahomey 50c blue and red adhesive tied by COTONOU (1 Dec) datestamp with additional strike alongside. Endorsed ‘Par Avion / Via Niamey Columb. Béchar’. Paris (10 Dec) arrival on reverse. Very attractive. £45
AA089 MADAGASCAR Postal History 1914 stampless cover to France bearing FORT DAUPHIN / MADAGASCAR (1 Dec) datestamp and 3-line cachet ‘FRAN HISE POST / LE MILITAIRE / Le Chef de la Bataillon: Commandent d’armes / Fort-Dauphin’ struck in purple with manuscript signature below (and additionally on reverse), partially overstruck with faint large circular (military?) cachet, also in purple. Some cover faults, though scarce. £165
AA674 MADAGASCAR Postal History 1955 16th February, card customs / parcel label, one side with printed declaration slip, other endorsed ‘PAR AVION’ and bearing various values to 100F. In addition with printed registration label handstamped ‘TANANARIVE –RP’.Unusual and attractive. £35
AA675 MADAGASCAR Postal History 1958 24th October, card customs / parcel label, one side with printed declaration slip. Bearing on both sides various values including pair 200F Air Lemur, cancelled ‘TULEAR / MADAGASCAR’. Unusual and attractive. £35
FC143 NIGER 1926-38 Scenes definitive, complete set of 32 values. Fine to very fine mint. Yvert 29-52 £25
FC25 NIGER 1940 Airmail, complete set of five values, superb unmounted. Dallay 1-5 £5
FC26 NIGER 1942 Airmail, complete set of eight values, very fine mint. Dallay 10-17 £5
FC38 OBOCK 1892 1c black on grey-blue overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Very fine mint. Yvert 1 £20
FC39 OBOCK 1892 4c lilac-brown on grey overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Fine mint. Yvert 3 £200
FC40 OBOCK 1892 5c green on green overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Very fine mint. Yvert 4 £20
FC41 OBOCK 1892 10c black on lilac overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Very fine mint. Yvert 5 £45
FC42 OBOCK 1892 15c blue overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Fine mint. Yvert 6 £40
FC43 OBOCK 1892 25c black on rose overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Very fine mint. Yvert 7 £65
FC44 OBOCK 1892 40c red-orange overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Two handstamps on reverse, fine mint. Yvert 9 £200
FC45 OBOCK 1892 75c rose overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Very fine mint. Yvert 10 £245
FC46 OBOCK 1892 1 f. olive overprinted 'OBOCK' (curved). Two handstamps on reverse, fine mint. Yvert 11 £300
FC47 OBOCK 1892 4c to 1 f., complete set of nine values overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Fine to very fine mint. Yvert 12-20 £375
FC48 OBOCK 1892 1c on 25c to 5F on 1F surcharges, complete set of 11 values. Fine to very fine mint. Yvert 21-31 £700
FC49 OBOCK 1892 20c vermilion on green. Thin at top by hinge, fine mint. Yvert 38 £10
FC50 OBOCK 1892 20c vermilion on green. Superb used. Yvert 38 £15
FC51 OBOCK 1892 25c black on rose. Fine mint. Yvert 39 £15
FC52 OBOCK 1892 30c brown. Very fine mint. Yvert 40 £15
FC53 OBOCK 1892 30c brown. Superb used. Yvert 40 £15
FC54 OBOCK 1892 40c red-orange. Superb used. Yvert 41 £12
FC55 OBOCK 1892 50c rose. Fine mint. Yvert 42 £15
FC56 OBOCK 1892 50c rose. Superb used. Yvert 42 £12
FC57 OBOCK 1892 75c violet on yellow. Very fine used. Yvert 43 £15
FC58 OBOCK 1892 75c violet on yellow. Superb used. Yvert 43 £18
FC59 OBOCK 1892 1 f. olive. Very fine used. Yvert 44 £25
FC60 OBOCK 1893-94 2 f. deep green. Very fine used. Yvert 45 £35
FC61 OBOCK 1893-94 5 f. red. Light stains, fine mint. Yvert 46 £55
FC92 OBOCK 1894 1c to 1 f., complete set of 13 values, 15c, 20c fine used balance fine mint. Yvert 47-59 £70
FC67 OBOCK 1894 10c black and green, bisected vertically, left half very fine used on piece cancelled in blue. Yvert 51a (A) £22
FC68 OBOCK 1894 10c black and green, bisected vertically, right half very fine used on piece cancelled in blue. Yvert 51a (A) £22
FC69 OBOCK 1894 20c orange and brown-violet, bisected vertically, left half very fine used on piece cancelled in blue. Yvert 53a (A) £22
FC70 OBOCK 1894 20c orange and brown-violet, bisected vertically, right half very fine used on piece cancelled in black. Yvert 53a (A) £22
FC71 OBOCK 1894 25c black and blue, bisected vertically, left half very fine used on piece cancelled in black. Yvert 54a (A) £22
FC72 OBOCK 1894 25c black and blue, bisected vertically, right half very fine used on piece cancelled in blue. Yvert 54a (A) £22
FC65 OBOCK 1894 25 f. bistre and blue. Superb used cancelled 'OBOCK JAN V 94 COLONIE FRANC'. Scarce. Yvert 63 £450
FC73 OBOCK 1892 1c black postage due, overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Very fine mint. Yvert 5 £30
FC74 OBOCK 1892 3c black postage due, overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Fine unused without gum. Yvert 7 £20
FC75 OBOCK 1892 5c black postage due, overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Very fine unmounted. Yvert 9 £10
FC76 OBOCK 1892 10c black postage due, overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Very fine used. Yvert 10 £20
FC77 OBOCK 1892 40c black postage due, overprinted 'OBOCK' (straight). Left marginal very fine mint. Yvert 14 £40
FC115 OBOCK Postal History 1902 22nd June, cover bearing 15c blue and red (Yvert 52), cancelled in blue, addressed to Paris. Opening tear at top otherwise fine and clean. Uncommon. £95
FC144 REUNION 1907-17 Scenes definitive, complete set of 16 values very fine mint. Yvert 56-71 £25
FC145 REUNION 1922-26 Scenes definitive, complete set of 13 values very fine mint. Yvert 84-96 £7
FC146 REUNION 1924-33 Scenes definitive surcharges, complete set of 14 values less the rare 1933 50c on 45c violet and orange. Very fine mint. Yvert 97-108, 123, 124 £35
FC147 REUNION 1928-30 Scenes definitive, complete set of 10 values very fine mint. Yvert 109-118 £30
FC142 REUNION 1943 4d, 75c and 5f. definitives overprinted 'France Libre', set of three values very fine mint. Yvert 187-189 £45
FC141 REUNION 1943 Waterfall definitive overprinted 'France Libre', part set of 15 values very fine mint. Yvert 218-232 £20
AA508 REUNION Postal History 1858 stampless official cover apparently signed by the Governor at upper left. Addressed within Reunion from St Denis to St Gilles via St Paul bearing REUNION / ST DENIS (1 Oct) double circle datestamp and with REUNION / ST PAUL (1 Oct) arrival backstamp struck in blue. The flap with oval crest of the Governor in red. Unusual. £170
FC27 SENEGAL 1906 General Faidherbe, complete set of 18 values, very fine mint. Dallay 30-47 £200
FC28 SENEGAL 1914-33 local market definitive, complete set of 44 values, very fine mint. Dallay 54-69, 73-79, 95-112, 117-118 £45
FC29 SENEGAL 1933 definitive, complete set of 24 values, very fine unmounted. Dallay 119-142 £30
FC30 SENEGAL 1922 2F booklet, green on buff. Complete and very fine. Uncommon. Dallay 6 £120
FC78 SOMALIA 1894 5c 'DJ' overprint on Obock. Very fine used. Yvert 1 £85
FC79 SOMALIA 1894 25c 'DJIBOUTI 25' overprint on Obock. Superb fresh mint. Yvert 2 £225
FC80 SOMALIA 1894 50c 'DJIBOUTI 50' overprint on Obock. Very fine used, handstamp on reverse. Yvert 3 £135
FC81 SOMALIA 1894 '1' (franc) and 'DJIBOUTI' overprint on Obock. Creased lower left, fine used. Yvert 4 £200
FC82 SOMALIA 1894 5 f. 'DJIBOUTI' overprint on Obock. Superb used cancelled fancy 'DJIBOUTI 1 AVRIL 94'. Handstamps on reverse. Scarce. Yvert 5 £650
FC139 SOMALIA 1894-1900 1c to 1 F., complete set of 12 values mint or fine used. Yvert 6-17 £125
FC94 SOMALIA 1894-1900 10c brown-lilac and green. Bisected vertically (left half) on printed newspaper label cancelled in blue. Most attractive. Yvert 10a (B) £70
FC89 SOMALIA 1894-1900 30c brown-grey and rose. Bisected vertically (left half) on piece cancelled in blue. Most attractive. Yvert 13a (A) £45
FC90 SOMALIA 1894-1900 40c orange-yellow and green-blue. Bisected vertically (right half) on piece cancelled in blue. Most attractive and scarce. Yvert unlisted £70
FC91 SOMALIA 1894-1900 50c blue and rose. Bisected vertically (right half) on piece cancelled in black. Most attractive. Yvert 15a (A) £150
FC85 SOMALIA 1894-1900 2 f. brown-grey and rose. Very fine unused. Yvert 18 £45
FC86 SOMALIA 1894-1900 5 f. rose and blue. Very fine mint. Yvert 19 £125
FC87 SOMALIA 1894-1900 25 f. rose and blue. Fine mint, handstamp on reverse. A scarce stamp. Yvert 20 £450
FC88 SOMALIA 1894-1900 50 f. blue and rose. Fine mint. A scarce stamp. Yvert 21 £350
FC98 SOMALIA 1899 0.40 on 4c surcharge brown-lilac and blue. Very fine used. Yvert 22 £25
FC99 SOMALIA 1902 0.05 on 75c surcharge violet-brown and orange. Fine used. Yvert 23 £20
FC100 SOMALIA 1902 0.05 on 75c surcharge violet-brown and orange. Very fine used. Yvert 23 £30
FC101 SOMALIA 1902 0.10 on 1 f. surcharge olive-green and black. Fine mint. Yvert 24 £45
FC112 SOMALIA 1902 0.40 on 2 f. surcharge brown-grey and rose. Fine used. Yvert 25 £225
FC102 SOMALIA 1902 5c green and yellow-green. Very fine unused. Yvert 27 £5
FC104 SOMALIA 1902 '5 centimes' on 40c surcharge orange and blue. Superb used. Yvert 28 £4
FC103 SOMALIA 1902 '10 centimes' on 50c surcharge blue and rose. Very fine used. Yvert 29 £20
FC105 SOMALIA 1902 '5 centimes / DJIBOUTI' on 30c Obock surcharge. Very fine mint. Yvert 30 £12
FC106 SOMALIA 1902 '10 CENTIMES / DJIBOUTI' on 25c Obock surcharge. Very fine mint. Yvert 31 £10
FC107 SOMALIA 1902 '10 CENTIMES / DJIBOUTI' on 2 f. Obock surcharge. Very fine mint. Yvert 32 £45
FC108 SOMALIA 1902 '10 CENTIMES / DJIBOUTI' on 10 f. Obock surcharge. Very fine mint. Yvert 33 £25
FC109 SOMALIA 1902 '0.05' on 75c Obock surcharge. Very fine used, handstamp on reverse. A scarce stamp. Yvert 34 £550
FC110 SOMALIA 1902 '5 centimes' on 25 f. Obock surcharge. Superb used, handstamp on reverse. Yvert 35 £40
FC111 SOMALIA 1902 '10 centimes' on 50 f. Obock surcharge. Superb used, handstamp on reverse. Yvert 36 £45
FC121 SOMALIA 1902 Camel and Warriors definitive, complete set of 15 values (less 25c shade). Fine mint, scarce. Yvert 37-52 less 45 £200
FC125 SOMALIA 1902 Camel and Warriors definitive, set of 12 values less 2c, 10c, 15c and 20c. All showing CENTRES INVERTED, some light faults fine mint. An attractive and uncommon group. Yvert 37-52 less 38, 41, 42, 43 vars. £250
FC116 SOMALIA 1902 Camel and Warriors definitive, set of 13 values less 2c, 5c and only one 25c. IMPERFORATE, fine mint or without gum. An attractive and uncommon group. Yvert 37-52 less 38, 40, 45 vars. £200
FC123 SOMALIA 1902 1c violet-black and orange. IMPERFORATE and CENTRE INVERTED, superb mint. Yvert 37 var. £40
FC124 SOMALIA 1902 15c yellow-brown and blue. Showing dramatic upwards shift of vignette. Very fine mint. Yvert 42 var. £30
FC122 SOMALIA 1902 30c carmine and black. Showing CENTRE INVERTED, very fine mint, handstamp on reverse. Attractive. Yvert 46a £35
FC120 SOMALIA 1902 40c orange and blue. Major variety HORIZONTAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Very fine mint. Scarce. Yvert unlisted, 47 var. £110
FC117 SOMALIA 1902 1 f. red-orange and brown-lilac. Very fine mint. Yvert 50 £20
FC118 SOMALIA 1902 2 f. green and carmine. Very fine mint. Yvert 51 £30
FC119 SOMALIA 1902 5 f. orange and blue. Very fine mint. Yvert 52 £20
FC32 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors colour change definitive, complete set of 15 values. Fine mint, scarce. Yvert 53-66 £150
FC133 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors colour change definitive, set of 12 values less 10c and 15c, showing CENTRES INVERTED. Few light faults, fine mint. An uncommon and attractive group. Yvert 53-66 less 57, 58 vars. £200
FC131 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors colour change definitive, 11 values IMPERFORATE. Fine mint or without gum. Attractive and uncommon group. Yvert between 53-66 vars. £150
FC129 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 4c, error of colour black and blue. Together with normal, fine mint. Yvert 55 var. £45
FC130 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 40c, error of colours black and yellow plus black and blue. Together with normal, fine mint. Yvert 61 vars. £90
FC138 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 1 f. orange and black. Block of four showing dramatic horizontal shift of perforations. Very fine unmounted. Yvert 64 var. £150
FC126 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 1 f. orange and black. Superb used cancelled in blue. Lovely. Yvert 64 £20
FC127 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 2 f. green and black. Fine mint. Yvert 65 £10
FC134 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 2 f. green and black. CENTRE INVERTED fine mint. Yvert 65 var. £50
FC128 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 5 f. red-orange and black. Superb used cancelled in black. Lovely. Yvert 66 £20
FC135 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 5 f. red-orange and black. CENTRE INVERTED fine mint. Yvert 66 var. £50
FC136 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 2 f. and 5 f. Both values imperforate and without centre, fine mint. Yvert 65, 66 vars. £60
FC132 SOMALIA 1903 Camel and Warriors 1 f. and 5 f. Both values imperforate, the 1 f. in issued colours and the 5 f. black and carmine, fine unused. Yvert 65, 66 vars. £70
FC93 SOMALIA 1902-03 Warriors, colour trials. 25 impressions in various colour combinations, all denominated at '0F'. Imperforate on thick paper, without gum. Attractive group. £200
FC140 SOMALIA 1902-03 Warriors, colour trials. 17 impressions in various colour combinations, all denominated at '0F'. Imperforate on thick paper, without gum. Attractive group. £90
FC114 SOMALIA Postal History 1905 9th March, cover front bearing 25c rose and blue (Yvert 12), cancelled with fancy blue 'DJIBOUTI' datestamp, addressed to France. Attractive. £40
FC37 TOGO 1921 'TOGO' overprints on Dahomey, complete set of 17 values, very fine mint. Dallay 37-54 £30
AA3615 LIBERIA 1892 4c black and green, Elephant. Major variety HORIZONTAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Upper left corner, hinge trace very fine and fresh mint. Lovely and scarce. SG 35 var. £200
KIONGA
AA772 1916, Lourenço Marques 100r blue on blue overprinted ‘REPUBLICA’, further overprinted and surcharged ‘2½c / KIONGA’. Diagonal crease, otherwise fine unused. SG 3 £5
MADAGASCAR (see also AA089 under French Colonies)
MOZAMBIQUE
AA840 1938 1E to 20E definitives, very fine mint. Afinsa 301-306 £35
AA841 1938 10E and 20E definitives, fine mint. Afinsa 305-306 £30
AA1038 1951 Fish definitive, complete set of 24 values. Superb unmounted. Afinsa 356-379 £150
AA1266 1951 Fish definitive, complete set of 24 values, blocks of four. Superb unmounted, a most attractive and uncommon group. Afinsa 356-379 £650
AA842 1953 Butterflies definitive, complete set of 20 values. Superb unmounted. Afinsa 388-407 £45
AA198 Postal History 1913 picture postcard to Constantinople, Turkey, bearing (on the view side) a 10c Lourenço Marques adhesive tied by L.M. (3 May) hexagonal datestamp. Alexandra (Egypt, 10 June) and Stamboul (16 June) datestamp on back and Constantinople (16 June) machine cancel on view side. £20
MOZAMBIQUE COMPANY
AA941 1895 Elephant series. Impression in orange without value. Very fine mint. £30
AA942 1895 Elephant series. Impression in light brown without value, left marginal pair. Fine mint. £60
FC151 1918 pictorial definitives. Complete set of 20 values ¼c to 2E, each an imperforate single and in issued colours, applied to large thick board and endorsed at top 'Proofs'. Superb and RARE. £850
AA1027 1918 ¼c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours black and blue. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 117 specimen / sample £125
AA1028 1918 ½c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours brown. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 118 specimen / sample £125
AA1029 1918 1½c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours blue and purple-brown. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 120 specimen / sample £125
AA1030 1918 1½c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours green and brown. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 120 specimen / sample £125
AA1031 1918 5c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours black and orange. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 123 specimen / sample £125
AA1032 1918 8c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours black and deep green. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 125 specimen / sample £125
AA1034 1918 20c pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours black and red-brown. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 128 specimen / sample £125
AA1036 1918 1E pictorial definitive. Printers’s sample sheetlet of nine in unissued colours black and brown. Each stamp overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’ in black, and each with a small securuty puncture, without gum. Scarce and attractive. Afinsa 132 specimen / sample £125
AA943 1925 1E local scenes. In un-issued colour black and brown, imperforate without security puncture, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’. Affixed to cut out piece from the Waterlow sample book and endorsed at top ‘S. T. 866’ in ink by hand. Lovely and RARE. Afinsa 160 printer’s sample £200
AA843 1925 local scenes, complete set of 14 values. Fine to very fine mint. Afinsa 151-161 £20
AA844 1937 pictorial definitive, complete set of 19 values. Very fine mint. Afinsa 172-190 £15
AM546 1937 pictorial definitives. PRINTER'S SAMPLES of the complete set of 18 duties (less the 20c). Each is printed in an unissued colour combination, on gummed paper, perf. 12½, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’ and with a small security puncture. A superb and most attractive group. £600
AA944 1935 15c Airmail. Major variety HORIZONTAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Very fine mint, guarantee handstamp on reverse. Scarce. Afinsa 3 var. £110
AA947 1935 Airmail, complete set of 15, overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ diagonally in black. Superb unmounted. Scarce. Afinsa 11-25 spec. £150
AA848 1935 Airmail, complete set of 15 values. Very fine mint. Afinsa 11-25 £8
AA946 1935 Airmail, 5E to 20E, three values, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. Afinsa 23-25 £20
AA850 1919 Postage due, complete set of ten values, perf. 12½. Very fine mint. Afinsa 31-40 £5
AA952 Postal History c1941 cover bearing 10c pictorial definitive and 70c Centenary, on printed ‘Allen Wack & Shepherd / Beira’ (shipping agents) envelope, cancelled ‘M. V. CITY OF NEW YORK / SEA POST / AMERICAN SOUTH AFRICAN LINE. Inc’ black handstamp, another alongside. Addressed to Dar Es Salaam. Most unusual. £75
NYASSA COMPANY
AM614 1901 'Giraffe and Camel' series. Complete set of 13 values, all with centres inverted. Odd minor fault mostly fine or very fine mint. A lovely and uncommon group. Afinsa 27–39 vars. £575
NC52 1901 'Giraffe and Camel' series. 300 reis showing centre inverted. Very fine mint. Afinsa 39 var. £65
AA861 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ overprints, complete set of 12 values. Very fine mint. Afinsa 52-63 £30
AM549 1911 'REPUBLICA' series. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 5 Reis duty (Zebra) printed in unissued colours black and red-brown without overprint. Imperforate, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN.’ without a security puncture. Affixed to thin card headed ‘S.T.816’ (ex a page from a Waterlow & Sons sample book). Very scarce. £375
AM573 1911 'REPUBLICA' series. PRINTER'S SAMPLE comprising 75 Reis, 100 Reis and 200 Reis (ship) duties in a horizontal se-tenant strip of three. Printed in black and blue, perf. 12½, with margins on three sides (ex 'miniature sheet' of nine) and each with ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN.’ overprint and small security puncture. £200
NC25 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ series, as above, but the 75 Reis (ship), perf 12½. ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN.’ overprint and with small security puncture. £65
NC26 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ series, as above, but the 100 Reis (ship). £65
NC27 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ series, as above, but the 200 Reis (ship). £65
NC28 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ series, as above, but the 400 Reis (ship). £65
NC29 1911 ‘REPUBLICA’ series, as above, but the 500 Reis (ship). £65
NC31 1918 new currency surcharges. 1½c on 15 Reis, 2c on 20 Reis and 3½c on 25 Reis, each with SURCHARGE INVERTED. Unused without gum and minor staining. RARE. SG 68-70 var. £250
AM548 1921-23 Pictorial issue. 40c violet-blue and black (Zebra). Lower marginal example with large part Waterlow & Sons imprint and also showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN STAMP AND MARGIN. Very fine mint. A rare variety. SG 111 var £350
AM543 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the ¼ centavo duty (Giraffe) printed in unissued colour (deep) red. Imperforate, and overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN.’, without a security puncture. Affixed to thin card headed ‘S.T.1017’ (ex a page from a Waterlow & Sons sample book). Very scarce. £375
AM541 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 5 Escudos duty (Native Dhow) printed in unissued colours black and deep green on ungummed paper, perf. 12½. Overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN' and with small security puncture. £65
AM542 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 5 Escudos duty (Native Dhow) apparently printed by litho in unissued colours black and deep blue, on ungummed paper, perf. 12½ with very large margins. Overprinted with 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN' diagonally and with small security puncture. Unusual. £175
AM545 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 30 Centavos duty (Zebra) apparently printed by litho in unissued colours sepia and yellow-olive, on ungummed paper, perf.12½. Overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’ and with small security puncture. £65
AM746 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 30 Centavos duty (Zebra) apparently printed by litho in unissued colours of sepia and yellow-olive, on ungummed paper, p.12½. Overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’. Unusually, without any security puncture. £85
NC41 1921 surcharges. ½ Centavo on 5 Reis (Lisbon), major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE. Very fine mint. SG 85A var. £120
AM544 1921-23 Pictorial issue. PRINTER'S SAMPLE of the 1 Escudo duty (Zebra) printed in unissued colours red-brown and deep green. Lower right corner example on ungummed paper, perf.12½. Overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’ and with small security puncture. Also with a light pencil ‘X’ in manuscript. £175
NC42 1921 surcharges. 1½ Centavo on 300 Reis (Lisbon). Upper left corner block of four with sheet number ‘83’, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb mint. SG 87A var. £200
NC43 1921 surcharges. 3 Centavos on 400 Reis (Lisbon). Upper right corner block of four, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb mint. SG 90A var. £200
NC44 1921 surcharges. 12 Centavos on 500 Reis (Lisbon). Block of four, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb mint. SG 94A var. £200
NC45 1921 surcharges. 12 Centavos on 500 Reis (Lisbon). Upper marginal block of four, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb mint. SG 94A var. £200
AA759 1921 surcharges. ‘12 Centavos’ on 500 Reis (Lisbon). Upper left corner block of four, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb mint. SG 94A var. £210
AA862 1922 ‘REPUBLICA’ surcharges (London), complete set of 12 values. Very fine mint. Afinsa 94-105 £35
NC48 1924 postage dues, complete set of nine values. Very fine mint. Afinsa 1-9 £25
NYASSA COMPANY / Postal History
(no stock)
- back to the top of this page -
HOME PAGE
I
TERMS
I
CONTACT US
I
CURRENCY CONVERTOR
I
LINKS