RHODESIA & NYASALAND FEDERATION
Last updated: 5th August, 2018
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 £200
RA8589 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
RA9295 ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 1-15 £100
F157 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
F255 1954 QE II ½d to £1. Complete set of 16 values blocks of four, corner or marginal. Superb unmounted. SG 1-15 £480
RA9296 ½d to £1, complete set of 16 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Very fine used. SG 1-15 £65
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 £70
F297 1954 QEII, values to 2/- singles, pairs or blocks of four applied to illustrated cover 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 cover cancelled 'BULAWAYO 1 JUL 54' the first day of issue. SG 1-15 less 3a £75
F296 1954 QEII ½d to £1, original set of 15 values less 2½d issued later, on illustrated cover cancelled 'SALISBURY 1 JUL 54' the first day of issue. SG 1-15 less 3a SOLD
RA760 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 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
F29 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
F257 1954 ½d and 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Very fine mint or used. SG 1a, 2a £25
RA5995 ½d, coil stamps. Pair showing ‘missing perf. hole’ variety. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 1a var. £25
F54 1954 QEII 1d, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamps. Deep blue shade. Very fine used. SG 2a £20
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. £80
F57 2½d, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '125' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 3a £30
RA8797 2/-, lower right corner block of six showing curious brown ink plate scratch in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 11 £50
F61 10/-, left marginal block of four showing printer's guide dot in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 14 £100
F259 1954 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 10/-, very fine used cancelled part 'IKELENJE' datestamp. SG 14 £15
RA6867 £1, upper left corner block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 15 £135
RA8413 £1, lower marginal block of four showing full imprint. Superb unmounted, scarce. SG 15 £300
F32 £1, on piece very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 18 3 OCT 58'. SG 15 £30
F260 1954 £1 olive-green and lake. Very fine used cancelled 'LEWELLIN BARRACKS 1 MAY 57' datestamp. SG 15 £65
RA8475 £1, upper left corner copy (trimmed margins) very fine used cancelled 'LUANSHYA 2 MAY 1956' datestamp. SG 15 £35
RA761 £1, block of four. Light but indistinct datestamps, upper left stamp with defective corner otherwise very fine used. Uncommon. SG 15 £90
RA5352 £1, imprint block of four. Light datestamps, attractive and most unusual. SG 15 £120
RA5609 5/- and three x £1 QEII definitives, on piece cancelled ‘ SALISBURY 14 APR 58’. Attractive and unusual. SG 13, 15 £90
POSTAL HISTORY
F321 1955 (18th November), printed company envelope bearing QEII ½d orange-red and 2d bright green (SG 1, 3), cancelled crisp machine 'LIVINGSTONE / 1855-1955' Centenary cancel. Attractive. £15
RA5360 1956 (26th July), registered envelope, without QEII imprint, flap with plain edge. Bearing QEII 2d and 1/3 definitives (SG 3, 10) cancelled ‘BULAWAYO’ addressed to England. Unusual. £30
AR418 1956 (6th August), envelope sent via airmail to South Africa. Bearing QEII definitive 2½d ochre (SG 3a) tied by a QUEENSPARK / S. RHODESIA (6 Aug) double circle datestamp. £25
F144 1956 (1st October), cover bearing QEII ½d, 1d x two and 2½d x three definitives (SG 1, 2, 3a), lightly cancelled 'CHOMA' and sent registered airmail to Johannesburg. Attractive. £20
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
F323 1957 (29th April), cover bearing QEII 3d carmine-red (SG 4), cancelled bold 'DADAYA / S. RHODESIA' datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. An uncommon office. £35
F156 1957 (23rd May), printed airmail native cover 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 cover send unstamped cancelled 'KITWE' and addressed to Johannesburg. Endorsed 'T 5' and then further struck with South African 'T / 5D' cachet although this specific cover not applied with and dues as it was probably one of a batch of underpaid covers which would have a pool charge applied. £25
AR423 1957 (18th June), envelope sent registered to Kitwe. Bearing QEII definitive 2½d ochre and 6d bright purple (SG 3a, 7a) tied by CHINGOLA / NORTHERN RHODESIA (18 Jun) double circle datestamps. With Chingola blue on white registration label. Chingola (18 Jun) and Kitwe (19 Jun) backstamps. £20
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' cover 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
F146 1957 (20th September), cover originally bearing QEII 2½d definitive (SG 3a), machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO' addressed to Salisbury. Then printed 'ECONOMY LABEL / O.H.M.S' label pasted over and addressed to Kasempa and struck with violet oval 'NORTHERN RHODESIA GOVERNMENT / LABOUR OFFICE / 20 MAR 1958' cachet. Presumably the six month time lapse had nothing to do with the original enclosure, or otherwise a very slow Government department. Unusual. £45
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
RA5362 1958 (20th February), registered envelope, without QEII imprint, flap with plain edge. Bearing pair QEII 3d and 1/3 definitives (SG 4, 10) cancelled ‘NDOLA’ addressed to England. Unusual. £35
F327 1958 (6th May), registered envelope, without QEII imprint, flap with plain edge. Bearing QEII 1s grey-black and 2s deep blue and yellow-brown (SG 9, 11) cancelled ‘MUFULIRA / N. RHODESIA’. Sent registered airmail to USA, oval Salisbury cachet and arrival backstamps. Attractive. £40
F154 1958 (30th September), printed airmail cover 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 cover 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
F324 1959 (4th November), Federal registered stationery envelope bearing QEII 1/3 red-orange and ultramarine (SG 10), cancelled 'SOLWEZI / NORTHERN RHODESIA' dc datestamps, addressed to Johannesburg. Printed registration label. Attractive. £30
RA1219 1959 (15th December), invitation for a meeting card then folded and bearing QEII 1d definitive (SG 2), cancel poorly struck with another alongside “CHINGOLA' locally addressed. Rubber stamped at top 'PRINTED MATTER ONLY', re-addressed and endorsed 'Refused'. Attractive. £15
F152 1960 (20th July), printed airmail cover 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
F341 1961 27th October, printed single page 'ADVICE OF PARCEL' form, applied with QE II 2d green and 5/- violet and olive-green (SG 3, 13), each with 'CANCELLED' handstamps. Addressed to the Postal Agent 'Kwenda' with the charge of 5/2 to be collected, sent from Enkledoorn. Attractive and uncommon. SOLD
1955 LIVINGSTONE, SG 16-17
STAMPS
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
POSTAL HISTORY
F158 1955 (17th October), cover bearing 3d Falls Centenary (SG 16), cancelled 'LUWINGU' and addressed to G.C.R.Clay, Esq. / The Boma / Box 36 / Livingstone, the well-known philatelist, and apparently in his hand. Lovely. £20
1959 QE DEFINITIVES, SG 18-31
STAMPS
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
F212 1959 QEII 2d, plate proofs of the complete design, imperforate on gummed paper. Horizontal pair, usual punctures and condition for these. Attractive and uncommon. SG 20 plate proofs £65
F214 1959 QEII 1/-, plate proofs of the vignette, imperforate on gummed paper. Horizontal pair, usual punctures, superb. Attractive and scarce. SG 25 plate proofs £125
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
F218 1959 QEII 5/-, plate proof of the centre only. Ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Block of four, very fine. Attractive and uncommon. SG 29 centre plate proofs £250
F219 1959 QEII £1, plate proof of the Arms centre. ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, imperforate on gummed paper. Very fine. SG 31 centre plate proof £65
RA3819 £1, plate proof of the Arms centre. ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, block of four, imperforate on gummed paper. SG 31 centre plate proofs £250
RA9299 ½d to £1, complete set of 15 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 18-31 £95
RA9301 ½d to £1, complete set of 15 values plus ½d and 1d coil stamps. Very fine used. SG 18-31 £80
F221 1959-62 QEII complete set of 15 values in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 18-31 £400
F290 1962 QEII 9d additional value, on printed cover cancelled 'CHILANGA' on the First Day of Issue. SG 24a £15
F262 1959 ½d and 1d, coil stamps perf. 12½ x 14, both shades of the 1d value. Each in a strip of three. Superb unmounted. SG 18a, 19a, 19ab SOLD
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
RA1156 ½d and 1d, coil stamps perf. 12½ x 14, both shades of the 1d value each in a pair, very fine used. SG 18a, 19a, 19ab £40
F204 1959 QEII 1d, Pylon re-entry (constant, row 3/6), in upper marginal block of six. Superb unmounted. SG 19aa SOLD
RA5353 1959 QEII 1d, Pylon re-entry (constant, row 3/6), in a positional upper left corner block of 18. Superb unmounted. SG 19aa £30
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
F208 1959 QEII 1d QE II definitive, perf. 12½ x 14 coil stamp. Major variety CARMINE-RED (CENTRE) OMITTED. Superb unmounted. SG 19ac £275
F17 1d, coil stamp perf. 12½ x 14. Vertical strip of four, major variety CARMINE-RED (CENTRE) OMITTED. Superb unmounted. Spectacular. SG 19ac £800
F107 3d, lower marginal block of four showing full 'BRADBURY, WILKINSON' imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 22 £20
F209 1959 QEII 3d, major variety PRINTED ON GUMMED SIDE. Horizontal pair, superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 22b £900
F19 3d, major variety PRINTED ON GUMMED SIDE. Block of four, very scarce as such. Superb unmounted. SG 22b £1,800
F223 1959 QEII 4d, upper right corner block of six showing sheet value and running sheet number '262' in margin, and in addition centre right stamp with blob above '4' of '4d' flaw. Superb unmounted. SG 23 and var. £40
F228 1959 QEII 4d, pair showing on right stamp ‘fading boatman’ variety. Superb unmounted. SG 23 and var. £50
F179 1962 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
F233 1959 QEII 1/-, showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 var. £45
F234 1959 QEII 1/-, horizontal pair showing good leftwards shift of the green printing, into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £90
F237 1959 QEII 1/-, 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/-, upper marginal block of four showing good rightwards shift of the green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 25 vars. £180
RA9061 5/-, imprint pair. Superb unmounted. SG 29 £45
F21 10/-, upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '418' in margin. Very fine used cancelled. SG 30 £25
F194 £1, upper right corner pair showing running sheet number '130' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 31 £90
RA7871 £1, superb used cancelled with bold ‘PARKTOWN’ 14 SEP 62’ datestamp. SG 31 £60
RA7415 £1, vertical pair superb used cancelled with almost complete ‘JULIASDALE 23 JAN 64’ datestamp. SG 31 £110
RA8677 £1, block of four, few blunt perfs. top left otherwise very fine used with cancelled 'BULAWAYO 9 AUG 63' central datestamp. SG 31 £150
RA8780 £1, 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
AR293 1959 (19th August), cover sent registered airmail to England, bearing 1959 definitive ½d, 2½d and 6d plate ‘1B 1B’ block of four (SG 18, 21, 24) all cancelled / tied by Kitwe (19 Aug) double circle datestamps. £35
AR290 1959 (30th September), cover endorsed ‘2nd Class’, sent airmail to Canada. Bearing a marginal pair of the 1959 definitive 6d Victoria Falls (SG 24) tied by a Kitwe (30 Sep) double circle datestamp. Montreal (6 Oct) arrival backstamp. 8mm marginal tear at top, not affecting the adhesives. £15
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
F329 1961 (8th June) envelope addressed airmail to Nairobi. Bearing definitive 6d ultramarine and deep myrtle-green (SG 24) tied by a DOMASI / NYASALAND (8 Jun) double circle datestamp. Trimmed at right. £20
AR285 1961 (26th September), cover sent airmail to England, bearing a pair of the 1959 definitive 6d Victoria Falls and a single 3d Rhodes Grave (SG 22, 24) tied by neat MUMBWA (26 Sep) double circle datestamps. £25
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
F159 1962 (15th May), registered stationery envelope bearing QEII 9d definitive horizontal pair (SG 24a), crisply cancelled 'HATFIELD SALISBURY', registration label and addressed locally. Very fine and clean. £20
F291 1962-63 19th July and 18th February, 11 values from the definitive set variously applied to three covers. 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 backstops. Most attractive. £100
F328 1963 (30th September), plain post card bearing QEII ½d x two pairs definitive coil stamps (SG 18a). Machine cancelled ‘BULAWAYO’ to Johannesburg. £20
AR296 1964 (17th February), cover addressed by airmail to South Africa, bearing a 1959 definitive 6d Victoria Falls (SG 24). Although partially cancelled by a Salisbury (17 Sep) machine cancellation, the stamp was disallowed, being marked as such by pen. A ‘T8c’ taxe marking was struck in violet and South African postage due stamps to the value 8c were affixed and cancelled at Rondebosch (21 Sep). With unclear circular marking, possibly reading ‘T / CENTIMES’ ? with ’28.8’ inserted in manuscript.
 
Note: the stamps of Rhodesia and Nyasaland were withdrawn by Southern Rhodesia on 19th February 1964 and subsequently demonetized on 1st September 1964.
£65
AR289 Revenue Use 1960 (16th May), printed three page document (208x298mm, each folded for display) headed ‘Nyasaland Protectorate / Form for Application for an Advance and/or Capital Grant for Purchase of a Motor Vehicle’. The contract concerns the sale of a new Morris Minor by the African Lakes Corporation at Zomba for £535. The duty was paid by a 1959 definitive 6d Victoria Falls (SG 24) which has been tied to the document by the signature of the applicant. £75
1960 KARIBA, SG 32-37
STAMPS
RA7111 Complete set of six in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £55
F125 Complete set of six in matching upper right value / sheet number blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £60
RA9493 Complete set of six in matching upper right value / sheet number vertical blocks of ten. Superb unmounted. SG 32-37 £140
F44 Complete set of six on two pieces, cancelled with special oval crested 'ROYAL VISIT / 17 MAY 1960 / KARIBA' datestamps. SG 32-37 £20
F275 1960 Kariba 1/3, ‘white’ lake variety, lower right stamp in a block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 35 and var. £25
F274 1960 Kariba 1/3, ‘dam retouch’ flaw, right marginal (constant, row 11/5, left pane). Superb unmounted. SG 35 var. £40
POSTAL HISTORY
1961 MINING CONGRESS, SG 38-39
STAMPS
F289 1961 Mining, printed First Day envelope 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
F245 1961 Mining, set in upper right corner blocks of four, showing 'VALUE' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 38-39 £20
1962 AIRMAIL, SG 40-42
STAMPS
F135 Set imprint blocks of four, the 2/6 without as issued but matching block. Superb unmounted. SG 40-42 £35
F265 1962 Airmail, set imprint blocks of four, the 2/6 without as issued but matching block. Superb unmounted. SG 40-42 £35
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
F251 1962 Airmail, 1/3 showing rightward shift of the yellow printing. Superb unmounted. SG 41 var. £40
RA9977 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
F266 1962 Airmail 2/6, 'extra landing light' flaw (constant row 9/2 cyl. B) in pair with normal. Superb unmounted. SG 42, 42a SOLD
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
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
RA3830 1963 (2nd May), printed Airmail cover bearing 1/3 and 2/6 Airmail (SG 41, 42), cancelled 'KITWE' and sent registered to Canada. Attractive. £18
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
F34 3d, 'serif' flaw. Superb unmounted. SG 43 var.
Pair £6
Block £8
 
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. £90
F37 6d, showing ‘spot on Queen's cheek’ flaw (constant, row 8/2), in pair with normal. Superb unmounted. SG 44 and var. £10
RA9303 6d, showing ‘torn trouser’ flaw (constant, row 10/1), in positional lower right corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 44 and 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
POSTAL HISTORY
RA4998 1964 (30th June), airmail cover bearing 2/6 Tobacco (SG 46), sent registered from KITWE to Canada. Fine and attractive. £15
1963 RED CROSS CENTENARY, SG 47
STAMPS
RA765 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
F277 1963 Red Cross 3d, left marginal block of 12 showing interrupted printing line running vertically through central column, distorting the images to the left. Superb unmounted. SG 47 and vars. £95
1963 Y.M.S.C., SG 48-49
STAMPS
F279 1963 YMSC, set in lower right corner blocks of four showing cylinder numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG48-49 £20
F172 Set in upper left corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Very fine mint. SG 48-49 £10
F171 Set in upper right corner blocks of four, showing 'VALUE' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 48-49 £15
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
F283 1963 YMSC 6d, 'forehead retouch' flaw (constant row 3/5), in pair. Superb unmounted. SG 48 var. £20
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
F284 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. £250
F287 1963 YMSC 1/3, showing dramatic downwards shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce this strong. SG 49 var. £250
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