RHODESIA & NYASALAND FEDERATION
Last updated: 10th March, 2022
1954-56 QE DEFINITIVE, SG 1-15
STAMPS
RA9306 1954-1963, complete collection of all definitive, commemorative and postage due issues. Superb unmounted. SG 1-49, D1-D4 £150
RA8589 1954-56 QEII ½d to 5/-, imperforate plate proofs. Complete set of 14 values, the 1/3 to 5/- both vignette and complete design, each in a horizontal pair. Imperforate on gummed paper, small security punctures. Very fine. SG 1-13 plate proofs £375
F684 1954 QE II ½d to £1, imperforate plate proofs. Complete set of 16 values, the 1/3 to £1 both vignette and complete design. The ½d to 1/- plus 10/- and £1 in blocks of four, the 1/3, 2/-, 2/6 and 5/- in vertical blocks of eight across the interpanneau margin, complete designs showing imprint in margins. Imperforate on gummed paper, small security punctures. Very fine. A very scarce group in this format and complete. SG 1-15 plate proofs £1,850
RA9295 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 1-15 £70
F550 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps and 6d shade. Superb unmounted. SG 1-15 £75
F157 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Each a matching upper marginal copy (excluding coils). £1 hinged on margin otherwise superb unmounted. A lovely set. SG 1-15 £120
F551 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1 set of 16 values, each an upper marginal corner copy showing running sheet numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. A lovely set. SG 1-15 £145
F343 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1. Complete set of 16 values plus 6d shade, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 1-15 £425
F496 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1. Complete set of 16 values upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. A difficult group. SG 1-15 £650
F594 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1, set of 16 values. To 1s lower marginal blocks of four and the high values in pairs, showing imprint in margins. Very fine unmounted. Very scarce as such. SG 1-15
 
Note: we are aware of three of four such sets surfacing over the last 20 years or so
£650
RA9296 1954-56 QEII ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Very fine used. SG 1-15 £45
F294 1954 QEII ½d to £1, original set of 15 values less 2½d issued later, on large piece cancelled 'RUSAPE 1 JUL 54', the first day of issue. SG 1-15 less 3a £55
F540 1954 QEII ½d to £1, original set of 15 values less 2½d issued later, on plain envelope, cancelled 'SALISBURY 1 JUL 54', the first day of issue. SG 1-15 less 3a £55
F297 1954 QEII, values to 2/- singles, pairs or blocks of four applied to illustrated envelope cancelled 'BARHAM GREEN 1 JUL 54', the first day of issue. Red registration label endorsed in manuscript. Most unusual. £45
F295 1954 QEII ½d to £1, original set of 15 values less 2½d issued later, on illustrated First Day Cover cancelled 'BULAWAYO 1 JUL 54'. SG 1-15 less 3a £75
F344 1954 QEII 1d and 4d, each an upper right corner copy showing running sheet numbers '2' or '1' in margins. Superb unmounted. Most unusual. SG 2, 5 £25
F362 1954 QEII ½d, 1d and 2d booklet panes of six. Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, imperforate on gummed paper, each stamp with small security puncture. Very fine and scarce. SG 1-3 booklet panes plate proofs £300
RA760 1954 QEII ½d, 1d and 2d booklet panes, selvedge at left, each cancelled with light 19th JUL 1956 datestamps. Attractive and uncommon group. SG 1-3 booklet panes £25
F118 1954 QEII ½d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamp. A strip of 19 with coil leader attached, relevant printed information. Stamps unmounted. Uncommon. SG 1a coil leader £45
F512 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamp. A strip of six with coil leader attached, relevant printed information. Stamps unmounted. Uncommon. SG 2a coil leader £60
F29 1954 QEII ½d and 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Each in a strip of four with coil leaders attached, relevant printed information. Stamps unmounted. Scarce matched pair. SG 1a, 2a coil leaders £120
F700 1954 QEII ½d and 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Each in a vertical strip of three, both printings of the 1d. Superb unmounted. SG 1a, 2a, 2ab SOLD
F257 1954 QEII ½d and 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Very fine mint or used. SG 1a, 2a £25
RA5995 1954 QEII ½d, coil stamps. Pair showing ‘missing perf. hole’ variety. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 1a var. £25
F701 1954 QEII ½d, coil stamps. Strip of four showing ‘missing perf. hole’ variety. Hinged on upper and lower stamps otherwise unmounted. Uncommon. SG 1a var. £35
F50 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Both deep blue and ultramarine listed shades. Superb unmounted. SG 2a, 2ab £6
F49 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Both deep blue and ultramarine listed shades in pairs. Superb unmounted. SG 2a, 2ab £12
F54 1954 QEII 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Deep blue shade. Very fine used. SG 2a £20
F685 1954 QE II 1d, lower left corner block of six showing very large pre-printing paper crease running vertically through the right stamps. Now opened out to reveal the extent of the crease. Dramatic and RARE. Superb unmounted. SG 2 var. £650
RA7278 1954 QEII 2d, vertical pair showing strong downwards shift of perforations, now running through design of stamps at top. Superb unmounted. SG 3 var. £45
F511 1954 QEII 2d, left marginal block of four showing strong downwards shift of perforations, now running through design of stamps at top. Superb unmounted. SG 3 vars. £110
F704 1954 QEII 2d, block of nine showing strong downwards shift of perforations, now running through design of stamps at top. Very fine unmounted. SG 3 var. £185
F702 1954 QEII 2d, upper marginal block of four, showing good leftwards shift of perforations, into design of stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 3 vars. £90
F703 1954 QEII 2d, upper right corner horizontal strip of eight, showing good leftwards shift of perforations, into design of stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 3 vars. £180
F57 1956 QEII 2½d, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '125' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 3a £30
F584 1956 QEII 2½d, block of four upper right stamp showing large inking flaw. Very fine unmounted. Apparently one of six known, striking and most unusual. SG 3a and var. £175
F705 1956 QEII 3d, block of four showing a large reversed portion of Queen's cameo across upper left stamp, some further inking smudges stamp alongside. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 4 vars. £225
F347 1954 QEII 4d, upper right corner block of 16 showing running sheet number '266' and accounting mark in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 5 £15
F348 1954 QEII 4½d, block of 20 being the upper two rows of the sheet, running sheet number '310' and accounting marks in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 6 £10
F349 1954 QEII 6d, bright reddish purple. Block of 20 being the upper two rows of the sheet, running sheet number '431' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 7 £40
F629 1954 QEII 9d violet. Complete sheet of 60, running sheet number '1' upper right. Light marginal creasing, very fine unmounted. Most unusual. SG 8 £120
F354 1954 QEII 2/-, upper right corner strip of four showing running sheet number '373' and accounting mark in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 11 £35
RA8797 1954 QEII 2/-, lower right corner block of six showing curious brown ink plate scratch in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 11 £50
F408 1954 QEII 2/6 and 5/-, each a block of four and both showing printer's mark at base. Fine used. SG 12, 13 £40
F61 1954 QEII 10/-, left marginal block of four showing printer's guide dot in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 14 £100
F356 1954 QEII 10/-, lower left corner block of four. Hinged on margin and just onto upper right stamp, otherwise unmounted. SG 14 £85
F259 1954 QEII 10/- dull blue-green and orange. Lower marginal showing several inking blobs across the Queens portrait. Superb unmounted. Highly unusual on this issue. SG 14 var. £225
F33 1954 QEII 10/-, very fine used cancelled part 'IKELENJE' datestamp. SG 14 £15
F357 1954 QEII £1, left marginal showing printer's guide line and dot in margin. Very fine mint. SG 15 £30
RA6867 1954 QEII £1, upper left corner block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 15 £90
F32 1954 QEII £1, on piece very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 18 3 OCT 58'. SG 15 £30
F260 1954 QEII £1 olive-green and lake. Very fine used cancelled 'LEWELLIN BARRACKS 1 MAY 57' datestamp. SG 15 £45
RA8475 1954 QEII £1, upper left corner copy (trimmed margins) very fine used cancelled 'LUANSHYA 2 MAY 1956' datestamp. SG 15 £35
RA761 1954 QEII £1, block of four. Light but indistinct datestamps, upper left stamp with defective corner otherwise very fine used. Uncommon. SG 15 £80
RA5609 1954 QEII 5/- and three x £1 definitives, on piece cancelled ‘ SALISBURY 14 APR 58’. Attractive and unusual. SG 13, 15 £85
POSTAL HISTORY
F150 1956 (16th October), small cloth tag applied at left with QEII 2½d definitive block of four mostly overlapping (SG 3a, one defective). Cancelled 'UMTALI' and addressed to Johannesburg by airmail, arrival cachet on reverse (30th October). Most unusual. £40
F682 1956 20th December, envelope bearing QEII 1d definitive (SG 2), cancelled machine 'CAUSEWAY / S. RHODESIA' in BLUE. Most unusual. £30
F156 1957 (23rd May), printed airmail native envelope bearing QEII ½d and 1d pair (SG 1, 2), cancelled 'COMPOUND P.O. / CHINGOLA' and addressed to Johannesburg. This underpaid by ½d as from the recently introduced 3d rate, duly noted and endorsed 'T 1d' which was collected upon arrival with the application of a South Africa 1d due. Opening tear at top. £20
F151 1957 (23rd May), printed airmail native envelope send unstamped cancelled 'KITWE' and addressed to Johannesburg. Endorsed 'T 5' and then further struck with South African 'T / 5D' cachet although this specific envelope not applied with and dues as it was probably one of a batch of underpaid envelopes which would have had a pool charge applied. £25
F325 1957 (2nd July), envelope bearing QEII 5/- violet and olive-green (SG 13), tied by special crowned oval 'ROYAL VISIT / 2-17 JUL 1957' datestamp. Further alongside 'SALISBURY. 9 / S. R.' strike for the start of the visit. £25
F155 1957 (16th August), printed 'NATIONAL' envelope bearing QEII ½d definitives x three (SG 1), cancelled 'KITWE'. Underpaid and endorsed as such 'T 2d' addressed to Johannesburg. Further South African 'T / 2d' cachet and duly applied with pair 1d dues. £25
F6 1957 (1st November), Southern Rhodesia KGVI 4d George registered envelope (long size H&G C7) bearing QEII ½d, 2d and 2½d definitives, 'SALISBURY / S.RHODESIA 1 NOV 57' datestamps to Johannesburg. Late use of this envelope. £20
F154 1958 (30th September), printed airmail envelope bearing QEII 2½d (SG 3a), lightly cancelled 'LUSAKA' and addressed to Johannesburg. This underpaid by ½d, duly noted and endorsed 'T 1d' which was collected upon arrival with the application of a South Africa 1d due. £20
F153 1958 (30th September), printed airmail envelope bearing QEII 2½d (SG 3a), machine cancelled 'KITWE / SEE THE VICTORIA FALLS' and addressed to Johannesburg. This underpaid by ½d, duly noted and endorsed 'T 1d' which was collected upon arrival with the application of a South Africa 1d due. £20
F385 1959 29th April, envelope bearing QEII ½d and 1d coil stamps strips of four (SG 1a, 2a), cancelled 'MTOKO' and addressed to Salisbury. £75
F592 1959 (5th July), window envelope machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO / LAKE NYASA FOR HAPPY HOLIDAYS', applied at upper left with QEII 10/- dull blue-green and orange (SG 14), struck with large single line 'CANCELLED' handstamp. Highly unusual and not previously seen used during the Federation era, possibly the charge for delivery of a telegram. £300
F152 1960 (20th July), printed airmail envelope bearing QEII 1d x two (SG 2), cancelled 'MUFULIRA' and addressed to Johannesburg. This underpaid by 1d, duly noted and endorsed 'T' and 'T / 2d' cachet, which was collected upon arrival with the application of a South Africa 2d due. £25
1955 LIVINGSTONE, SG 16-17
STAMPS
F595 1955 Livingstone Centenary, set of plate proofs of the vignettes only, ex. the printer's archive. Matching right marginal blocks of four showing printer's guide line in margins. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 16-17 plate proofs £225
F596 1955 Livingstone Centenary, set of plate proofs of the complete design, ex. the printer's archive. Matching right marginal blocks of four showing printer's guide dot in margins. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 16-17 plate proofs £225
F648 1955 Livingstone Centenary, set of plate proofs of the vignettes and complete designs, ex. the printer's archive. Matching upper marginal pairs, the two complete designs showing printer's guide line in margins. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 16-17 plate proofs £245
F650 1955 Livingstone Centenary, set of plate proofs of the vignettes and complete designs, ex. the printer's archive. Matching left marginal blocks of four, the two vignette showing printer's guide line at upper right corners. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 16-17 plate proofs £450
F597 1955 Livingstone Centenary, set of plate proofs of the complete design, ex. the printer's archive. Matching right marginal blocks of four showing printer's guide dot in margins. Perforated on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 16-17 plate proofs £150
F62 Set in imprint blocks. 3d hinged on upper pair otherwise unmounted. SG 16-17 £15
F160 Set in imprint blocks. Superb unmounted. SG 16-17 £18
F464 1955 Livingstone Centenary, 3d 'canon' flaw (constant row 3/3, one pane only), right stamp in a horizontal pair. Superb unmounted. SG 16, 16a £25
F686 3d, 'canon' flaw (constant row 3/3, one pane only), fine used. SG 16a £10
F463 1955 Livingstone Centenary, 3d 'canon' flaw (constant row 3/3, one pane only), in upper left corner positional block of nine. Superb unmounted. SG 16, 16a £30
F544 1955 Livingstone Centenary 3d. Two upper marginal blocks of 18 consecutive running sheet numbers '299' and '300', the former showing 'canon' flaw (constant row 3/3, one pane only), the latter without. Superb unmounted. Unusual. SG 16 and 16a £60
POSTAL HISTORY
1959 QE DEFINITIVES, SG 18-31
STAMPS
F410 1959 QEII ½d, plate proofs of the vignette, imperforate on gummed paper. Vertical pair, usual punctures and condition for these. Attractive and uncommon. SG 18 vignette plate proofs £50
F210 1959 QEII ½d, plate proofs of both the vignette and complete design, imperforate on gummed paper. Blocks of four of each, usual punctures and condition for these. Attractive and uncommon. SG 18 plate proofs £200
F211 1959 QEII 1d, plate proofs of both the vignette and complete design, imperforate on gummed paper. Blocks of four of each, usual punctures and condition for these. Attractive and uncommon. SG 19 plate proofs £200
F411 1959 QEII 1d, plate proofs of the vignette, imperforate on gummed paper. Upper marginal block of six, unusually showing a paper split repair running diagonally through. Usual punctures and condition for these. Most unusual. SG 19 vignette plate proofs var. £250
F412 1959 QEII 1d, plate proofs of the complete design, imperforate. Block of four each diagonally overprinted 'AKYPON' (SPECIMEN), applied to piece presumably from the printer's archive. RARE. SG 19 plate proofs specimen
 
Note: the company Aspiotis Elka A. E. undertook a 1960 print of this 1d value at a time when Waterlow & Sons was in the process of being taken over by De La Rue
£1,200
F413 1959 QEII 3d, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Horizontal pair. Attractive and uncommon. SG 22 vignette plate proof £75
F414 1959 QEII 3d, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Block of four. Attractive and uncommon. SG 22 vignette plate proofs £150
F415 1959 QEII 1/3, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Single, very fine. Attractive and uncommon. SG 26 vignette plate proof £60
F416 1959 QEII 1/3, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Block of four, very fine. Attractive and uncommon. SG 26 vignette plate proofs £250
F217 1959 QEII 1/3, apparently plate proofs of the complete design and perforated. Upper right corner block of four showing most of both vignette and frame plate '1 1' in upper margin. Without gum. RARE. SG 26 plate proofs ? £300
F417 1959 QEII 5/-, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Upper marginal single, light vertical crease. Attractive and uncommon. SG 29 vignette plate proof £45
F218 1959 QEII 5/-, plate proof of the vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Block of four, very fine. Attractive and uncommon. SG 29 vignette plate proofs £250
F418 1959 QEII £1, plate proof of the Arms vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Very fine. SG 31 vignette plate proof £75
RA3819 £1, plate proof of the Arms vignette. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, block of four, imperforate on gummed paper. SG 31 vignette plate proofs £300
RA9299 ½d to £1, complete set of 15 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 18-31 £75
RA9301 ½d to £1, complete set of 15 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Very fine used. SG 18-31 £55
F361 1959 QEII 1/3 to £1, six values matching upper right corner copies showing running sheet numbers in margins. Interestingly the differing numeral style used by the different printers, and the 5/- showing small part of the frame plate '1' visible. Superb unmounted. SG 26-31 £110
F221 1959-62 QEII complete set of 15 values in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 18-31 £400
F541 1959 QEII original set of 14 values on Arms illustrated First Day Cover. Exceptionally fine and clean, unaddressed. SG 18-31 less 24a £110
F290 1962 QEII 9d additional value, on printed envelope cancelled 'CHILANGA' on the First Day of Issue. SG 24a £15
F609 1959 QEII ½d black and light green, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Strip of three, the centre stamp distinctly lighter / weaker impression than other two. Trimmed perfs. at left, very fine unmounted. SG 18a and var. £20
F451 1959 QEII ½d black and light green, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Strip of 24 attached to blue coil tail, printed on the tail 'FEDERATION OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND / 480 - ½d POSTAGE STAMPS £1'. Stamps unmounted. Very scarce. SG 18a coil tail £100
F635 1959 QEII 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps, pair attached to pink coil tail. Stamps unmounted. SG 19a coil tail £30
F399 1959 QEII ½d and 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps, pairs attached to pink or blue coil tails. Each printed on the tail 'FEDERATION OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND / 480 - POSTAGE STAMPS'. Stamps unmounted. Very scarce. SG 18a, 19a coil tails £220
F232 1959 QEII ½d and 1d, coil stamps perf. 12½ x 14, both values each in a pair, very fine used. SG 18a, 19a £25
RA9297 ½d and 1d, coil stamps perf. 12½ x 14, both values each in a pair, on piece very fine used. SG 18a, 19a £25
F652 1959 QEII ½d, left marginal block of six showing printer's guide cross in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 18 £6
RA5353 1959 QEII 1d, Pylon re-entry (constant, row 3/6), in a positional upper left corner block of 18. Superb unmounted. SG 19aa £40
F261 1959 QEII 1d, Pylon re-entry (constant, row 3/6). Very fine used, surprisingly difficult. SG 19aa £20
F203 1959 QEII 1d, showing vertical shift of perforations into design of stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 19 var. £10
RA6276 1959 QEII 1d, lower marginal block of four showing vertical shift of perforations into design of stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 19 var. £45
F516 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Left marginal block of four showing rightwards shift of red printing. Superb unmounted. SG 19 vars. £50
F421 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Block of four showing rightwards shift or red printing. Superb unmounted. SG 19 vars. £65
F630 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Right marginal horizontal strip of eight, showing progressive leftwards shift of red printing from left to right, either just touching or well into the Queen's cameo. Very fine unmounted. SG 19 vars. £100
F680 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Upper marginal running sheet number '27' block of four, showing downwards shift or red printing. Superb unmounted. SG 19 vars. £40
F491 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Showing fine vertical pre-printing paper crease running through at left. Superb unmounted. Unusual. SG 19 var. £45
F513 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Upper marginal strip of five, centre stamp showing good black ink smear across the Queen's cameo. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 19 and var. £125
F634 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Lower right corner block of four, vignette plate '1' in margin, lower left stamp showing good red inking smear to left of pylon. Very fine unmounted. SG 19 and var. £95
F687 1959 QEII 1d, vertical block of 24 marginal from the top of the sheet to lower (now folded for display), one left stamp showing striking red inking smudge at left of the plyon, with some lighter below. Superb unmounted. A striking and very scarce variety. SG 19 and vars. SOLD
F654 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '300' and value '£1.0.0' in margin. Minor marginal creasing, very fine unmounted. SG 19 £10
F655 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Three upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers and value '£1.0.0' in margin, all apparently different printings. Very fine unmounted. A most unusual group. SG 19 £35
F524 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Lower left corner block of four showing frame plate '1A' in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 19 £45
F660 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Lower right corner block of four showing vignette plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 19 £45
F661 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Lower left and right corner blocks of four WITHOUT any plate numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. A remarkably difficult pair. SG 19 £80
F658 1959 1d carmine-red and black. Lower marginal block of eight showing ‘Waterlow & Sons Limited’ imprint in margin. Hinged at top centre otherwise very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 19 £30
F659 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and black. Right marginal block of four showing printer's guide cross and large plug mark in margin. Superb unmounted. Most unusual. SG 19 £35
F706 1959 QEII 1d, coil stamp perf. 12½ x 14. Major variety CARMINE-RED (CENTRE) OMITTED. Perf. trimmed at left, fine unmounted. SG 19ac SOLD
F583 1959 QEII 1d, coil stamp perf. 12½ x 14. Major variety CARMINE-RED (CENTRE) OMITTED. Superb unmounted. SG 19ac £185
F17 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and grey-black, coil stamp perf. 12½ x 14. Vertical strip of four, major variety CARMINE-RED (CENTRE) OMITTED. Superb unmounted. Spectacular. SG 19ac £750
F662 1959 QEII 2d violet and yellow-brown. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '270' in margin. Superb unmounted. Remarkably difficult. SG 20 £15
F664 1959 QEII 2½d purple and grey-blue. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '032' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 21 £12
F665 1959 QEII 2½d purple and grey-blue. Two marginal blocks of eight from the left and right of the sheet and each showing printer's guide cross in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 21 £30
F666 1959 QEII 2½d purple and grey-blue. Lower right corner block of four showing plates '3 1' in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 21 £45
F433 1959 QEII 2½d purple and grey-blue. Lower marginal strip of four showing full 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint in margin. Folded through vertically otherwise superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 21 £30
F618 1959 QEII 2½d purple and grey-blue. Lower marginal block of eight showing 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint in margin. Folded through vertically otherwise superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 21 £60
F264 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Three blocks of four and a vertical pair taken from the Bradbury, Wilkinson archive sheets, representing the four printings made of this duty. Each noted on reverse in pencil of the date of printing and order number (16.9.58, 24.4.59, 16.9.60 and 21.2.62). With gum. Certification note accompanies. An uncommon group. SG 22 archival proofs £125
F667 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '020' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 22 £8
F517 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Lower marginal block of four showing 'BRADBURY, WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 22 £20
F514 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Left marginal block of six showing blue inking smears affecting all. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 22 vars. £225
F209 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Major variety PRINTED ON GUMMED SIDE. Superb unmounted. SG 22b £450
F19 1959 QEII 3d black and blue. Major variety PRINTED ON GUMMED SIDE. Block of four, very scarce as such. Superb unmounted. SG 22b £1,800
F640 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Right marginal block of six, showing leftwards shift of maroon printing. Superb unmounted. SG 23 vars. £60
F641 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower left corner block of nine, showing upwards shift of maroon printing, partially through 'RHODESIA' panel at top. Superb unmounted. SG 23 vars. £100
F668 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Two left marginal blocks of four showing differing large and small printer's ink dots and guide cross in margins. Fine or very fine unmounted. Unusual. SG 23 £25
F669 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '497' in margin, sans-serif style and without sheet value. Very fine unmounted. SG 23 £15
F670 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '485' in margin, serif style and without sheet value. Very fine unmounted. SG 23 £15
F688 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Showing strong leftwards shift of maroon printing. Superb unmounted. SG 23 var. SOLD
F689 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Showing good rightwards shift of maroon printing, into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 23 var. £40
F690 1959 QEII 4d, block of four showing maroon inking affecting all stamps. Superb unmounted. Most unusual. SG 23 var. £100
F519 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper right corner pair showing running sheet number '316' in margin, WITHOUT '£1.0.0'. Ink endorsement on margin, superb unmounted. SG 23 £20
F520 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper right corner block of four showing value and running sheet number '407' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps unmounted. SG 23 £15
F631 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper marginal pair showing good vertical shift of perforation, into design of stamps at left. Superb unmounted. Unusual for the issue. SG 23 vars. £45
F636 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Upper right corner pair, running sheet number '217' and value in margin, showing good vertical shift of perforation, into design of stamps at left. Superb unmounted. Unusual for the issue. SG 23 vars. £50
F714 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower right corner block of four showing plates ‘1A 1A’ in margin. Creased through upper pair, fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £20
F436 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower right corner block of four showing plates ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £45
F620 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower right corner of four showing 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint and plates ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £40
F672 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower two rows of the sheet showing 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint and cylinders ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Unobtrusive black mark in margin on reverse otherwise superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £75
F671 1959 QEII 4d maroon and olive. Lower marginal strip of six showing 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint and plates ‘2B 1B’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 23 £50
F691 1959 QEII 6d, pair showing good leftwards shift of the ultramarine printing, normal for comparison. Superb unmounted. SG 24 var. £50
F674 1959 QEII 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '199' in margin, sans-serif style. Superb unmounted. SG 24 £20
F673 1959 QEII 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '337' in margin, serif style. Superb unmounted. SG 24 £20
F500 1959 QEII 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green. Lower right corner block of nine showing plates ‘1A 1A’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24 £55
F619 1959 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green, lower right corner strip of four showing 'THOMAS DE LA RUE' imprint and cylinders ‘1A 1A’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24 £40
F675 1959 QEII 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green. Lower right corner block of four showing plates ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 24 £30
F632 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Block of four showing rightwards shift of the orange-brown printing, into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 24a vars. £50
F633 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Lower right corner block of four, plates '1B 1B' in margin, showing rightwards shift of the orange-brown printing, into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 24a vars. £75
F552 1959 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Upper right corner block of four showing value and running sheet no. ‘132’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 24a £45
F676 1959 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Upper right corner block of four showing value and running sheet no. ‘341’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 24a £45
F707 1959 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Two lower marginal blocks of four showing imprint in margins, apparently from different printings, one with and the other without printer's guide dot below imprint. In addition differing shades and perforation types. Hinged on one stamp otherwise superb unmounted. SG 24a £80
F439 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Lower right corner block of four showing plates ‘1A 1A’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24a £60
F179 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Block of 12 being the right two columns of the sheet, showing sheet value, running sheet number '205' and plates ‘1A 1A’ in margins. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24a £150
F440 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Lower right corner pair showing plates ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24a £40
F507 1962 QEII 9d orange-brown and reddish violet. Lower right corner block of four showing plates ‘1B 1B’ in margin. Hinged on margin and just onto one stamp otherwise unmounted. Uncommon. SG 24a £45
F613 1959 QEII 1/- light green and ultramarine. Lower marginal block of four showing ‘WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED.’ imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 25 £65
F233 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 var. £50
F427 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Showing strong leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 var. £50
F234 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Horizontal pair showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £90
F692 1959 QEII 1/-, right marginal block of four showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £180
F237 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Lower marginal block of six showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £250
F240 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Upper marginal block of four showing good rightwards shift of the green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £225
F693 1/-, pair showing strong rightwards shift of green printing, just into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 25 var. £110
F553 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Lower right corner block of four showing strong downwards shift of the green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £160
F637 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Right marginal pair showing upwards shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £30
F638 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Right marginal block of four showing upwards shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £60
F639 1959 QEII 1/- light green and emerald. Upper right corner block of four, running sheet number '271' and value in margin, showing upwards shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £70
F428 1959 QEII 1/3 emerald and deep chocolate. Left marginal block of eight, lower left corner stamp showing curious ink smudge to '1/3'. Superb unmounted. SG 26 and var. £40
F678 1959 QEII 1/3 emerald and deep chocolate. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '235' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 26 £35
F445 1959 QEII 1/3 emerald and deep chocolate. Right marginal vertical block of six showing printer's guide cross in margin. Very fine unmounted. Scarce. SG 26 £45
F621 1959 QEII 1/3 emerald and deep chocolate. Lower marginal block of four showing 'BRADBURY, WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 26 £40
F452 1959 QEII 1/3 emerald and deep chocolate. Lower marginal block of 12 showing imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. Very scarce. SG 26 £145
F446 1959 QEII 2/6 light blue and yellow-brown. Two marginal or corner vertical pairs each showing plate '1B' in margins. Superb unmounted. Scarce pair. SG 28 £65
RA9061 1959 QEII 5/- deep chocolate and yellow-green. Lower marginal pair showing 'BRADBURY WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 29 £45
F624 1959 QEII 5/- deep chocolate and yellow-green. Lower marginal block of four showing 'BRADBURY WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 29 £90
F571 1959 QEII 10/- olive-brown and rose-red. Lower left corner strip of four showing 'BRADBURY WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 30 £145
F625 1959 QEII 10/- olive-brown and rose-red. Lower marginal block of four showing 'BRADBURY WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 30 £180
F21 1959 QEII 10/- olive-brown and rose-red. Upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '418' in margin. Very fine used cancelled. SG 30 £25
F447 1959 QEII 10/- olive-brown and rose-red. Vertical pair, fine used. SG 30 £45
F499 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '050' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 31 £50
F194 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Upper right corner pair showing running sheet number '130' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 31 £90
F694 £1, upper right corner pair showing running sheet number '134' in margin. In addition left stamp showing 'extra hair' on Sable's tail (not previously seen so unknown if it is a constant flaw). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 31 and var. SOLD
F548 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Lower marginal pair showing BRADBURY WILKINSON imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 31 £125
RA7871 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Superb used cancelled with bold ‘PARKTOWN’ 14 SEP 62’ datestamp. SG 31 £60
RA7415 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Vertical pair superb used cancelled with almost complete ‘JULIASDALE 23 JAN 64’ datestamp. SG 31 £110
F450 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Vertical pair in combination with pair 2/-, very fine used cancelled 'CAUSEWAY', part violet oval lower left. SG 31, 27 £125
RA8677 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Block of four, few blunt perfs. top left otherwise very fine used with cancelled 'BULAWAYO 9 AUG 63' central datestamp. SG 31 £150
RA8780 1959 QEII £1 black and deep violet. Vertical block of eight, upper pair both with corner faults otherwise very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 9 AUG 63'. An uncommon large multiple. SG 31 £225
POSTAL HISTORY
AR407 1958 (9th December), Federal registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Germiston, South Africa. Bearing QEII 9d violet (SG 8) tied by SKYWAYS–NDOLA / N. RHODESIA (9 Dec) double circle datestamps with additional strike on reverse. The ‘dumb’ blue on white registration label shows ‘SKYWAYS / 1713’ inserted in manuscript. £65
F406 1960 (5th January), native envelope bearing QEII ½d x two (SG 18), cancelled 'MWAMBO / 5 JAN 1960 / NYASALAND' datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. Underpaid and upon arrival struck with black circular 'T4D' cachet. Although no further action taken, and bearing in mind the addressee, no doubt a large number of such underpaid envelopes would have been received and a pool charge applied to all. £40
AR408 1960 (10th May), Federal registered postal stationery envelope addressed to Germiston, South Africa. Bearing QEII definitive 4d and 1/- (SG 9, 23) tied by KAMATIVI / S. RHODESIA (10 May) double circle datestamps with DETT (11 May) transit struck on the front and back. Also Backstamped with Registration / Bulawayo (12 May) oval datestamp struck in purple. The ‘dumb’ blue on white registration label shows ‘KAMATIVI’ inserted in manuscript. £55
F470 1960 3rd December, envelope bearing QEII 2d (SG 20), cancelled 'SANDAMA / NYASALAND' addressed to the USA. Original printed missionary contents enclosed. £25
F471 1961 28th June, window envelope bearing QEII 1d definitive (SG 19), crisply cancelled 'SAKUBVA'. £20
AR267 1962 (1st March), printed ‘O.H.M.S.’ airmail envelope addressed to Sweden. Bearing QEII definitives 6d and 1/- (SG 24, 25) tied by a CAUSEWAY (1 Mar) double circle datestamp. With light crowned oval ‘Director of Census & Statistics / Official Free / Rhodesia and Nyasaland’ struck in violet at left. Presumably the free mail privilege did not extend to mail sent overseas. Small opening tear at upper right, clear of the adhesives. £25
F627 1962 (8th November), printed airmail O.H.M.S. envelope struck at lower right with crested 'ARMY HEADQUARTERS / OFFICIAL FREE / CAUSEWAY' cachet, this then deleted and applied with QEII 6d vertical strip of three (SG 24). Endorsed at upper right 'STAMP PLEASE', although this also deleted. Addressed to Switzerland. Most unusual. £45
F291 1962-63 19th July and 18th February, 11 values from the definitive set variously applied to three envelopes. One with values to £1 cancelled special 'WORLD TOBACCO CONGRESS / 18 FEB 1963' datestamps, the other two cancelled 'SALISBURY 19 JUL 62'. All on the same style envelope and to the same printed addressee in South West Africa. Sent registered airmail and with arrival backstamps. Most attractive. £100
F628 1963 (31st August), envelope bearing QEII ½d pair definitive coil stamps (SG 18a), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. Addressed to Israel, and underpaid receiving both a local and Israeli tax cachets, duly applied with 0.12 paying the charge. Some crumpling, attractive and unusual. £45
F328 1963 (30th September), plain post card bearing QEII ½d x two pairs definitive coil stamps (SG 18a). Machine cancelled ‘BULAWAYO’ to Johannesburg. £20
F549 1964 17th February, printed blue on grey 'SOUVENIR LETTER CARD', internally with five most attractive coloured scenes within the Federation (three Victoria Falls, Giraffes and Elephants). Bearing QEII 6d (SG 24) cancelled 'BULAWAYO', another alongside. Addressed to the USA. Most attractive and unusual. £60
1960 KARIBA, SG 32-37
STAMPS
F365 1960 Kariba, complete set of six in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £55
RA7111 1960 Kariba, complete set of six in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £55
F125 1960 Kariba, complete set of six in matching upper right value / sheet number blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £60
F598 1960 Kariba, complete set of six in matching upper right value / sheet number blocks of four (right pane). The 1/3 showing 'Ear-ring' flaw. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37, 35aa £90
RA9493 1960 Kariba, complete set of six in matching upper right value / sheet number vertical blocks of ten. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £140
F44 1960 Kariba, complete set of six on two pieces, cancelled with special oval crested 'ROYAL VISIT / 17 MAY 1960 / KARIBA' datestamps. SG 32-37 £20
F683 1960 Kariba 3d, ‘gorge’ flaw (constant, row 4/6). Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 32b £20
F366 1960 Kariba 3d, ‘Gorge’ flaw (constant, row 4/6). Superb used. SG 32b £8
F607 1960 Kariba 3d, vertical pair, lower stamp showing ‘Gorge’ flaw (constant, row 4/6). Very fine used. SG 32b £10
F532 1960 Kariba 3d, vertical strip of four upper stamp showing ‘cables across gorge’ variety. Superb unmounted. SG 32 and var. £20
F710 1960 Kariba 3d, right marginal vertical pair, lower stamp showing ‘cables across gorge’ variety. Superb unmounted. SG 32 vars. £20
F495 1960 Kariba 3d, lower left corner vertical pair lower stamp showing ‘cables across gorge’ variety. Superb unmounted. SG 32 vars. £20
F545 1960 Kariba 3d, lower right corner block of 16 the second row down showing ‘cables across gorge’ variety through all four stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 32 and vars. £90
F699 1/3, showing ‘white lake’ variety, very fine used cancelled with complete ‘HARARI’ datestamp. SG 35 var. £20
F459 1960 Kariba 1/3, ‘ear ring’ flaw in positional upper right corner block of four (constant, row 1/4, right pane). Superb unmounted. SG 35, 35aa £65
F697 1960 Kariba 1/3, ‘dam retouch’ flaw, right marginal (constant, row 11/5, left pane). Superb unmounted. SG 35 var. £40
F608 1960 Kariba 1/3, showing ‘dam retouch’ flaw (constant, row 11/5, left pane). Superb used. SG 35 and var. £25
F533 1960 Kariba 1/3, block of four upper right stamp showing ‘dam retouch’ flaw (constant, row 11/5, left pane). Superb used. SG 35 and var. £35
POSTAL HISTORY
1961 MINING CONGRESS, SG 38-39
STAMPS
F289 1961 Mining, printed First Day Cover for the issue. Most unusually 'unused'. A highly unusual survivor. £20
F246 1961 Mining, set imprint blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 38-39 £20
F695 1961 Mining, 6d major variety IMPERFORATE, lower marginal single. Very fine without gum. RARE, considered as printer's waste. SG 38 var. £300
F525 1961 Mining 6d, major variety IMPERFORATE, upper marginal vertical pair. Very fine, without gum. RARE, considered as printer's waste. SG 38 var. £600
F462 1961 Mining 6d, major variety IMPERFORATE, horizontal pair. Left stamp with vertical crease, very fine without gum. RARE, considered as printer's waste. SG 38 var. £750
F696 1961 Mining, 1/3 lower marginal vertical pair, the upper stamp showing good blue 'doctor blade' lines running horizontally through. Superb unmounted. A very scarce variety on this issue. SG 39 and var. £85
1962 AIRMAIL, SG 40-42
STAMPS
F538 1962 Airmail, set upper left corner blocks of four showing cylinder '1A' in margins. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 40-42 £60
F493 1962 Airmail, set upper left corner blocks of four showing cylinder '1B' in margins. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 40-42 £60
F135 1962 Airmail, set lower right corner blocks of four showing imprint in margins, the 2/6 without as issued but matching block. Superb unmounted. SG 40-42 £40
F249 1962 Airmail, 6d showing downwards shift of bronze-green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 40 var. £35
F250 1962 Airmail, 6d marginal horizontal pair showing downwards shift of bronze-green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 40 vars. £70
F709 1962 Airmail, 1/3 'broken 'L' of 'CLASS' flaw (constant, row 1/1, cylinder 1A), in positional upper left cylinder 1A block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 41 and var. £12
F251 1962 Airmail 1/3, showing rightward shift of the yellow printing. Superb unmounted. SG 41 var. £40
RA9977 1962 Airmail 1/3, showing strong upwards shift of black printing, into margin. Superb unmounted. Most unusual and uncommon. SG 41 var. £45
F252 1962 Airmail 2/6, lower marginal showing small purple ink line at base of Queen's cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 43 var. £20
F591 1962 Airmail 2/6, upper left corner cylinder '1A' pair, left stamp showing extra tail-light flaw (constant row 1/1 cyl. A). Superb unmounted. SG 42 and var. £25
F3 1962 Airmail 2/6, 'extra landing light' flaw (constant row 9/2 cyl. B). Superb unmounted. SG 42a £45
F537 1962 Airmail 2/6, 'extra landing light' flaw (constant row 9/2 cyl. B) in pair with normal. Superb unmounted. SG 42, 42a £45
F189 1962 Airmail 2/6, 'extra landing light' flaw (constant row 9/2 cyl. B). Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 42a £45
F698 2/6, upper left corner cylinder '1B 1B' block of four showing good downwards shift of rose-red printing, also affecting the cylinder '1B' indication. Superb unmounted. SG 42 vars. £80
F254 1962 Airmail, 2/6 horizontal strip of six across the sheet showing progressive downwards shift of rose-red printing, well into lower margin at right. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 42 vars. £250
POSTAL HISTORY
F472 1962 17th May, airmail envelope bearing Airmail 2/6 (SG 42), machine cancelled 'CAUSEWAY' to the USA. £15
AR268 1962 (20th August), envelope sent by registered airmail to England. Bearing a single marginal example of the 2/6 (SG 42) tied by a neat Kitwe (20 Aug) double circle datestamp with further strikes on the reverse. £20
AR264 1962 (1st May) envelope sent by registered airmail to Johannesburg, bearing 6d and 1/3 (SG 40, 41) tied by a neat Ndola (4 May) double circle datestamp with a further strike on the reverse. £18
1963 TOBACCO CONGRESS, SG 43-46
STAMPS
F140 1963 Tobacco, set cylinder 1A blocks. Superb unmounted. SG 43-6 £25
F267 1963 Tobacco, set imprint blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 43-46 £25
F590 1963 Tobacco, set upper left corner 'Value' number blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 43-46 £20
F508 1963 Tobacco, set lower right corner sheet number blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 43-46 £20
F546 1963 Tobacco, set upper marginal block of 12 showing VALUE and cylinder 1A numbers in margins. A number of minor flaws including 'extra roof light' on 1/3. Superb unmounted. SG 43-6 £75
F34 1963 Tobacco 3d, 'serif' flaw. Superb unmounted. SG 43 var.
Pair £6
Block £8
 
F711 1963 Tobacco 3d, 'serif' flaw. Very fine used. SG 43 var. £3
F268 1963 Tobacco 3d, showing strong upwards shift of the green printing. Left marginal, superb unmounted. Striking and scarce. SG 43 var. £125
F271 1963 Tobacco 3d, block of four showing light green doctor blade line running vertically through left stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 43 and vars. £75
F270 1963 Tobacco 3d, lower marginal pair showing strong green doctor blade line running vertically through right stamp and into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 43 and var. SOLD
F37 1963 Tobacco 6d, showing ‘spot on Queen's cheek’ flaw (constant, row 8/2), in pair with normal. Superb unmounted. SG 44 and var. £15
RA9303 1963 Tobacco 6d, showing ‘torn trouser’ flaw (constant, row 10/1), in positional lower right corner pair. Superb unmounted. SG 44 and var. £15
F378 1963 Tobacco 6d, showing 'spot on Queen's cheek' and ‘torn trouser’ flaw (constant, rows 8/2, 10/1), in positional lower right corner block of six. Superb unmounted. SG 44 and vars. £30
F377 1963 Tobacco 6d, showing ‘retouch on Queen's forehead’ flaw (constant, row 3/3). Superb unmounted. SG 44 var. £12
F273 1963 Tobacco 1/3, showing ‘extra roof light’ flaw (constant, row 1/3), in positional upper left corner strip of three. Superb unmounted. SG 45 and var. £30
F379 1963 Tobacco 1/3, showing ‘extra roof light’ flaw (constant, row 1/3), in positional upper two rows of the sheet, cylinder '1A' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 45 and var. £35
POSTAL HISTORY
RA4998 1964 (30th June), airmail envelope bearing 2/6 Tobacco (SG 46), sent registered from KITWE to Canada. Fine and attractive. £15
1963 RED CROSS CENTENARY, SG 47
STAMPS
RA765 1963 Red Cross 3d, cylinder 1A block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 47 £6
F276 1963 Red Cross 3d, imprint block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 47 £6
F278 1963 Red Cross 3d, complete sheet of sixty. Folded vertically, superb unmounted. SG 47 £75
1963 Y.M.S.C., SG 48-49
STAMPS
F279 1963 YMSC, set in lower right corner blocks of four showing cylinder '1A' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG48-49 £20
RA6287 1963 YMSC, set lower marginal blocks of four showing imprint in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 £20
F172 1963 YMSC, set in upper left corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Very fine mint. SG 48-49 £10
F171 1963 YMSC, set in upper right corner blocks of four showing 'VALUE' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 £15
F542 1963 YMSC, set right marginal blocks of 12 showing 'VALUE' and cylinder '1A' numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 £40
F280 1963 YMSC, set on illustrated First Day Cover, cancelled special 'WORLD COUNCIL 1963' datestamp. Un-addressed. £10
F281 1963 YMSC, 6d and 1/3, matching upper marginal blocks of six, both showing ‘forehead retouch’ flaws (constant row 3/5). Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 vars. £60
F382 1963 YMSC, 6d and 1/3, matching vertical marginal blocks of 12, both showing ‘forehead retouch’ flaws (constant row 3/5) and imprint in lower margins. Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 and vars. £90
F138 1963 YMSC 6d, 'forehead retouch' flaw (constant row 3/5), lower stamp in an upper marginal strip of three. Superb unmounted. SG 48 and var. £25
F282 1963 YMSC 6d, 'forehead retouch' flaw (constant row 3/5) in vertical marginal of three, in addition showing good downwards shift of the black printing. Superb unmounted. SG 48 vars. £200
F494 1963 YMSC 6d, left marginal block of eight showing rightwards shift of gold printing. Superb unmounted. SG 48 vars. £30
F284 1963 YMSC 6d, showing strong downwards shift of black printing. Superb unmounted. SG 48 var. £75
F585 1963 YMSC 6d, showing strong downwards shift of black printing. Superb unmounted. SG 48 var. £75
F286 1963 YMSC 6d, showing dramatic downwards shift of black printing. Superb unmounted. Striking and RARE this strong. SG 48 var. £225
F381 1963 YMSC 1/3, 'forehead retouch' flaw (constant row 3/5). Fine used. SG 49 var. £12
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