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MN229 1877 1d yellow revenue stamp surcharged ‘POSTAGE / Half Penny’, watermark Crown CC reversed. Block of 36 (6x6), the lower row showing a very weak impression and the cancelling bars at base. Odd minor fault, fine or very fine mint or unmounted. A lovely multiple. SG 91x £395
NA560 1902 KEVII De La Rue die proof for the 1½d duty frame plate. Struck in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ‘22 JAN 02’ in blue and handstamped ‘AFTER HARDENING’ in black. Very scarce. £475
NA561 1902 KEVII De La Rue die proof for the 4d duty frame plate. Struck in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ‘28 JAN 02’ in blue and handstamped ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ in black. Very scarce. £475
NA562 1902 KEVII De La Rue die proof for the 2/- duty frame plate. Struck in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ‘24 FEB 02’ in blue and handstamped ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ in black. Very scarce. SOLD
NA563 1902 KEVII De La Rue die proof for the 4/- duty frame plate. Struck in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ‘1 MAR 02’ in blue and handstamped ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ in black. Very scarce. £550
NA572 1902-03 KEVII watermark Crown CA (small format) or Crown CC (large format). COMPLETE SET OF 20, ½d to £20, overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Types D12 or D12a). The £10 with evenly yellowed gum, otherwise the majority are fresh with light hinge marks or hinge remnants. A very scarce and most attractive group with most of the high values having above average centering. SG 127s-145bs £1,400
NA587 1902-03 KEVII short set of eleven duties, ½d to 2/-, all superb fresh unmounted mint. A very scarce assembly. SG 127-137 SOLD
NA589 1902-03 KEVII CA 1d carmine. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 128 £8
NA588 1902 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 139 SOLD
NA552 1902-03 KEVII 4/- deep rose and maize. BLOCK OF 12 (4x3). The upper left stamp with a diagonal crease, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. Spectacular and believed to be unique, being the largest known multiple of this stamp (a block of four is a rarity). A MAJOR EDWARDIAN RARITY OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN PHILATELY. SG 139 SOLD
NA584 1902 KEVII 5/- dull blue and rose. An almost perfectly centred example, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 140 £100
NA585 1902 KEVII 10/- deep rose and chocolate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. Scarce. SG 141 £185
NA586 1902 KEVII £1 black and bright blue. Superb fresh unmounted mint with lovely strong colours. SG 142 £475
NA583 1902 KEVII £1.10s green and violet. Very fine fresh mint with light hinge mark. Very scarce, especially so fine. SG 143 £550
NA567 1902 KEVII £5 mauve and black. Overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type D12a). Very fine and fresh with light hinge mark. SG 144s £250
NA568 1902 KEVII £5 mauve and black very fine, well centred mint with a light hinge mark. Brandon (2005) and BPA (2020) certificates. RARE. SG 144 £5,500
NA569 1902 KEVII £5 mauve and black. An upper marginal example superb used with a central upright PIETERMARITZBURG (15 MY 1903) double circle datestamp. BPA certificate (2017). RARE so fine. SG 144 £1,250
NA570 1902 KEVII £10 green and orange. Overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type D12a). Exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted. Rare thus. SG 145as £650
NA571 1902 KEVII £20 red and greyish green. Overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type D12a). Exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted. Rare thus. SG 145bs £850
NA577 1904-08 KEVII complete set, ½d to 2/6, all superb fresh unmounted mint. The 1/- and 2/- are marginal. A very attractive group and scarce in this condition. SG 146-157 SOLD
NA590 1904-08 KEVII CA 1d rose-carmine. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 147 £8
NA578 1904 KEVII 1d rose-carmine. An upper marginal example showing plate number ‘2’ in the margin. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 147 SOLD
NA559 1904 KEVII 1d rose-carmine, watermark MCA. Booklet pane of 6 (3x2), the upper left stamp overprinted ‘NOT / FOR / USE’. Variety WATERMARK INVERTED AND REVERSED. Very fine or superb mint with the lower row unmounted mint. Believed unique in this form and the basis for the Stanley Gibbons 2019 Part 1 listing. It is believed no single example of this watermark variety has been recorded. SG 147ay
 
Note: the first or third stamp in the first pane of the 1907 2/6 booklet (SG SB2) was invalidated to defray the cost of production.
£3,750
NA579 1904 KEVII 2d red and olive-green. Upper marginal example, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 149 SOLD
NA581 1908 KEVII £1.10s brown-orange and deep purple overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type D12a). A crisp, clear impression without the usual rubbing that often plagues this stamp. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 162 £475
NA582 1908 KEVII £1.10s brown-orange and deep purple. A crisp, clear impression without the usual rubbing that often plagues this stamp. Very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Exceptional. SG 162 £1,800
NA573 1908-09 KEVII complete set of seven values, 6d to £1, each overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Types D12 or D12a). Very fine and fresh, most with light hinge remnants, while the £1 is unmounted. SG 165s-171s £350
NA580 1908-09 KEVII 2/6 black and red on blue. An upper marginal example, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 168 £40
NA574 1908-09 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 169 £45
NA575 1908-09 10/- green and red on green. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 170 £195
NA566 1908-09 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Fine used during the INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD in the Transvaal with a PILGRIMS REST / TRANSVAAL (1 AUG 1911) double circle datestamp. BPA certificate (2020). SG 170 / Z99 £275
MN228 1908 KEVII £1 purple and black on red. Pristine unmounted. A remarkable stamp. SG 171 £725
NA576 1908 KEVII £1 purple and black on red. Superb fresh unmounted mint. Most attractive. SG 171 £725
NA564 OFFICIAL 1904 KEVII complete set of six, ½d to 1/-, overprinted ‘OFFICIAL’. The ½d with hinge remnant and gum wrinkles, the others are all superb fresh unmounted mint. A very scarce set in such fine condition. SG O1-O6 £375
NA558 OFFICIAL 1904 KEVII 1/- carmine and pale blue overprinted ‘OFFICIAL’. BLOCK OF FOUR, very minor gum wrinkles otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A very rare multiple. SG O6 SOLD
NA553 REVENUE c1886 QV 'keyplate' revenue issue. 1d lilac overprinted ‘CANCELLED’ in black (Samuel type D4). Affixed to piece (33x53mm) ex the De La Rue ‘Day Book’, endorsed ‘120 Set / 60 ovpt / Ca 6/58 / Rn 3/13’ all in red ink. Attractive and unique. £850
NA554 REVENUE c1886 QV 'keyplate' COLOUR TRIAL of the QV £1 duty. Perforated 14 and printed on unwatermarked wove paper in dull green and red (close to issued colours of the issued £5). Very fine fresh mint with a few hinge remnants. Rare. RPS certificate (2007). £1,250
NA555 REVENUE c1898 QV 'keyplate' issue £5 dull green and red. Very light hinge mark, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. Very rare. Barefoot 96 SOLD
NA556 REVENUE c1898 QV 'keyplate' issue £20 dull green and black. Several hinge marks, otherwise very fine mint. A rarity in mint condition. Barefoot 98 £2,500
NA551 REVENUE 1908-09 KEVII ‘Revenue-Revenue’ issue. The complete set of 15, 6d to £20, including all duties with the colours reversed (6d, 1/- and 2/6) and also the later printing of the 10/- on yellow paper. The first 1/-, the 2/-, both 2/6 and the second 10/- all have watermark sideways. Very fine fiscally used. A very rare and attractive set (there was one printing of 6000 of each of the £10 and £20). Barefoot 108-123 £850
NA557 REVENUE 1908 KEVII ‘Revenue-Revenue’ issue 6d bright and dull purple (reversed colours). A few very minor adherences on gum, otherwise very fine mint with strong colours. Barefoot 108 £45
NA565 TELEGRAPHS 1881 QV 1d red-brown. Very fine mint with light hinge mark. SG T1 £15
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