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NR373 Set, each in matching corner blocks of four from all four corners of the sheet. Fine or very fine unmounted. Attractive group. SG 22-24 £30
NR417 Set on illustrated First Day cover, cancelled ‘BROKEN HILL’. Fine and clean. SG 22-24 £20
NR414 Set on illustrated First Day cover, cancelled ‘BROKEN HILL’. Fine and clean. Highly attractive. SG 22-24 £45
NR416 Set on illustrated First Day cover, cancelled forged Madame Joseph ‘LIVINGSTONE’ datestamps (diagnostic wider 'G' of 'LIVINGSTONE'). Sent registered to England. Minor corner fault, most unusual. SG 22-24 £75
NR415 1938 29th March, cover bearing KGVI Coronation set of three on front plus corner block of four of the 3d on reverse. Cancelled 'NKANA' and sent registered airmail to Latvia, endorsed 'P.O.O.C' and T 1/60c'. Arrival backstamp for the 16th April. £35
NR483 1½d, carmine-red, major variety IMPERF BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Short perf. at left and two small tone spots on reverse, fresh mint. A GREAT RARITY OF THE COLONY, AFRICA AND THE GEORGE VI ERA. SG 29a

Note: apart from the Polakow corner block containing four of these varieties, only three other pairs are recorded. Of those three, two are in less than ideal condition and this pair remains the finest single pair available
 
NR430 1938 KGVI ½d, 1d, 1½d and 3d definitives, on plain cover cancelled ‘BROKEN HILL 1 MAR 38’, the First Day of issue, sent registered to England. Scarce. SG 25, 27, 34 £40
NR478 1938 18th April, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 3d and 6d pair (SG 25, 34, 38), cancelled 'LUANSHYA' and sent airmail to Germany. Light creasing. £25
NR475 1939 1st August, cover bearing KGVI 1½d, 2d and 1/- (SG 29, 31, 40), cancelled 'LUANSHYA'. Addressed to Germany and endorsed 'AIR MAIL', however this deleted with red cancelling bars. Unusual. £40
NR474 1940 9th October, cover bearing KGVI 2d (SG 31), cancelled 'LUSAKA' and addressed to England. Struck with triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet duly signed. Readdressed three times and several backstamps. A little crumpled. SOLD
NR480 1941 1st March, cover bearing KGVI 1½d (SG 29), cancelled 'KASAMA' and addressed to the USA. Opened at both left and right and resealed with printed 'OPENED BY EXAMINER' at left and clear '5954' at right. Further endorsed 'T 10c' and further relevant US strikes. Light faults. £45
NR476 1941 9th December, cover bearing KGVI 1½d x 2, 2d and 3d x 4 (SG 30, 32, 34), cancelled 'LUANSHYA' addressed to the U.S.A. and requested 'BY AIRMAIL'. However, this deleted with red bars cachet. Further typewritten 'Letter in German!', then opened at left and resealed with printed 'Examined by / Censor No.' tape struck with triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 7' cachet. SOLD
NR479 1945 3rd July, cover bearing KGVI ½d and 1½d (SG 25, 30), cancelled 'CHISELESI SIDING' dc datestamp. Addressed to London. £30
NR477 1947 8th July, advertising cover for PROCTOR'S GARAGE bearing KGVI 1d, 2d x 2, 3d and 2/6 (SG 27, 32, 34, 41), cancelled 'BROKEN HILL' and sent registered airmail to Chrysler Corp, U.S.A. Most attractive. £75
NR481 1948, black and white Post Card of the Boiling Pot, Victoria Falls, bearing KGVI 1½d (SG 30), written from the Victoria Falls with the stamp scored around in red pencil and endorsed 'T 3d', being invalid in Southern Rhodesia. Addressed to Cape Town and upon arrival struck with circular 'T 3d' cachet and then applied with Union 3d bantam postage due. Attractive. £75
NR432 1951 1st December, cover bearing KGVI 2d purple and 3d scarlet plus their replacement 2d carmine-red and 3d ultramarine definitives. Cancelled 'MARAMBA' on the First Day of Issue. Most unusual. £35
NR431 1952 5th May, cover bearing KGVI 4½d and 9d definitives (SG 37, 39), cancelled ‘LIVINGSTONE’ on the first day of issue. Sent registered to Port Elisabeth. Uncommon. £35
NR374 1½d, perf. 13½. Block of four, hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. SG 46a £35
NR375 1½d, perf. 13½. Lower left corner block of four showing plate '75B' (inverted) in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 46a £75
NR377 1½d and 20/-, each a lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margins. Hinged on margins stamps superb unmounted. SG 48-49 £650
NR376 1½d and 20/-. Superb used. SG 48-49 £80
NR379 Set blocks of four, very fine used central datestamps. SG 50-53 £35
NR378 Set lower right corner blocks of four, showing cylinder ‘1’ 2d and 1/-, '1' and '2a' 3d and '1a', '2' and '2a' 6d. Very fine unmounted. A difficult group. SG 50-53 SOLD
NR418 Set on illustrated First Day Cover, cancelled KITWE. Very fine unaddressed. SG 50-53 £25
NR385 Complete set in lower right corner blocks of eight showing imprint plus plates '1A' or '1B' for the ½d, '1B' for the 1d, '1A' and '1B' for the 2d, '1' for the 4½d and '1 1' for the 1/- in margins. In addition the ½d '1B' showing ‘CECIL’ re-entry (constant, row 10/6). Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 54 (var) -58 £90
NR381 1/-, showing an over-inked impression of the black printing, somewhat distorting the frame image. Fine used. Striking and most unusual. SG 58 var. £75
NR384 Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '2403' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 59 £5
NR382 Lower right corner block of four showing cylinders ‘1B 5B’. Superb unmounted. SG 60 £5
NR383 Lower right corner blocks of four showing cylinders '1A 5A' or ‘1B 5B’ plus lower marginal strip showing imprint in margins. Fine mint or unmounted. SG 60 £12
NR388 Set of eight values, ½d to 6d, each in a lower right horizontal corner pair showing plate number ‘1’. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 61-68 £20
NR380 Complete set of 14 values, superb unmounted. SG 61-74 £55
NR387 Complete set in blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 61-74 £240
NR386 Complete set of 14 values, very fine used. SG 61-74 £70
NR472 ½d to 2/6 set of 11 values on KGVI 4½d postal stationery envelope, cancelled 'LUSAKA' on the First Day of Issue. SG 61-71 £35
NR473 Complete set of 14 values, applied to two covers and cancelled 'FORT JAMESON' on the First Day of Issue. Most attractive. SG 61-74 £100
NR389 ½d brown and 9d violet, each upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 61, 69 £8
NR392 1d bluish green, lower right corner block of 12 showing imprint and plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 62 £15
NR393 3d scarlet, lower two rows of the sheet showing imprint and plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 65 £20
NR390 4½d deep blue, left marginal block of four, printer's mark upper left stamp, most unusually showing running sheet number '6121' in margin (was this duty distributed in half sheets ?). Superb unmounted. SG 67 SOLD
NR391 6d grey-black, major variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. RARE, few examples known and of those a number are hinged. SG 68w £3,250
NR394 9d violet, lower right corner block of 12 showing imprint and plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 69 £25
NR484 1/- orange-brown and black, lower right corner block four showing plates '1 1' in margin. Few short perfs. at top, unmounted SG 70 £6
NR395 5/- grey and dull purple, lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Adhesion on two stamps otherwise unmounted. SG 72 £50
NR396 20/- rose-red and rose-purple, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '035' in margin. Adhesions on margins stamps superb unmounted. SG 74 SOLD
NR397 20/- rose-red and rose-purple, upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '119' in margin. Superb used. SG 74 £40
NR398 20/- orange and rose-purple, a colour changeling. Fine unmounted. A curiosity. SG 74 colour changeling £15
NR471 1957 6th April, printed ' NATIONAL' cover bearing QE II ½d plus Federal QE II ½d, 3d and 4½d, cancelled 'MKUSHI' dc datestamps, sent registered to Johannesburg. Most attractive. £65
NR399 Set of 14 values, all corner copies, superb unmounted. SG 75-88 £60
NR412 2/- to 20/- set of five values in lower right corner blocks of four, showing plates '1A' in margins. Hinged on margins and lightly at centre of each block. SG 84-88 £175
NR411 ½d, complete sheet of 120, cylinders '1A'. Showing 'Parting in hair' flaw on row 4/11 and a few other minor flaws. Odd minor faults, unmounted. SG 75, 75c £95
NR400 ½d, showing rightwards shift of ‘½d’. Upper marginal, superb unmounted and scarce on this duty. SG 75 var. £100
NR401 1d, major variety VALUE OMITTED, block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 76a £25
NR402 1d, major variety VALUE OMITTED, lower left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 76a SOLD
NR405 3d, major variety VALUE AND ORANGE (EAGLE) OMITTED. Superb unmounted. SG 78b £225
NR403 3d, left marginal showing good up and leftwards shift of the eagle. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 78 var. £85
NR404 3d, showing dramatic up and leftwards shift of the blue printing. Superb unmounted. Striking and scarce. SG 78 var. SOLD
NR413 3d, vertical block of 20 being the left two columns down the sheet, showing progressive and major leftwards shift of ‘3d’, at top largely normal then progressing finally at base to within the Arms shield. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 78 vars. SOLD
NR407 4d, major variety VALUE OMITTED, in addition 'Parting in hair' flaw (row 4/11). Superb unmounted. RARE, one of two possible. SG 79a and c SOLD
NR406 4d, showing strong downwards shift of ‘4d’, now through 'POSTAGE'. Superb unmounted, very scarce on this duty. SG 79 var. SOLD
NR408 9d, major variety VALUE AND ORANGE OMITTED. Superb unmounted. SG 81b £525
NR409 5/-, block of four commercially used. SG 86 SOLD
NR410 10/-, block of four commercially used. Uncommon. SG 87 £85
NR419 Complete set of four perforated ‘SPECIMEN’. Fine unmounted. SG D1s-D4s £175
NR425 Complete set of four values, early printings on toned paper / gum. Very fine mint. SG D1-D4 £20
NR426 Complete set of four values, later printings on white paper / gum, impressions distinctly blurred. Very fine mint. SG D1-D4 £25
NR420 Complete set of four values, superb unmounted. SG D1-D4 £25
NR424 Complete set of four values. Fine to very fine used. SG D1-D4 £45
NR423 3d, very fine used. SG D3 £20
NR422 4d, an early printing, upper right corner copy showing running sheet number '127' in margin. Hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG D4 £20
NR421 1d and 3d chalk-surfaced papers. Superb unmounted. SG D1a, D3a £30
NR427 3d chalk-surfaced paper. Lower right corner block of six, showing 'Error. Crown missing' in watermark. This straddling the lower centre stamp and margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG D3ab £575
NR428 3d chalk-surfaced paper. Upper right corner block of 15, showing 'Error. St. Edwards Crown' in watermark. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG D3ac £350
NR447 Postal History / Postage Dues. 1955 21st September, cover from Cape Town sent unpaid, to Kitwe. Struck with circular 'T 4d' cachet then applied with NYASALAND 4d and 6d postage dues (SG D4, D5), cancelled on the 30th September. Rare interprovincial usage. £650
NR448 Postal History / Postage Dues. 1955 24th November, cover from Johannesburg underpaid at 2d, sent airmail to Kitwe. Struck with circular 'T 2d' cachet then applied with NYASALAND 4d postage due (SG D4), cancelled on the 23rd November. Very scarce interprovincial usage. SOLD
NR446 Postal History / Postage Dues. 1956 3rd January, cover from Pretoria, sent unpaid airmail to Kitwe. Struck with boxed 'ONTBETAALD / UNPAID' plus circular 'T 6d' cachet, then applied with NYASALAND 6d postage due (SG D5), cancelled on the 15th January. RARE interprovincial usage. £750
NR429 Set of six values each imperforate to right margin. Superb unmounted. SG D5-D10 vars. £45
NR433 1925 KGV ½d Postcard. Fine unused. H&G 1 £25
NR434 1925 KGV 1½d Postcard. Very fine unused. H&G 3 £25
NR435 1933 22nd August, KGV embossed 2d envelope, cancelled 'LIVINGSTONE', addressed to Cape Tow. Fine and clean. SOLD
NR436 1953 21st April, KGVI 6d Air Letter, with five lines of text at upper left. Additionally bearing KGVI ½d x 3 (SG 26), lightly cancelled and addressed to Holland. Uncommon. H&G F1. £35
NR449 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £2 red-brown, in combination with 20/- on piece. Cancelled with violet oval 'SOLWEZI' datestamp. Mewett 517, Barefoot 1, SG 17 £20
NR450 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £5 pale ultramarine, fine used with part oval datestamp. Uncommon. Mewett 518, Barefoot 2 £20
NR451 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £10 reddish lilac, fine used with oval datestamp. Mewett 522, Barefoot 3 £20
NR452 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £30 lake-brown, very fine used with light oval datestamp. Very scarce. Mewett 524, Barefoot 4 £145
NR453 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £50 greenish slate on buff paper. Very fine used with light violet cancellation. M525 / Barefoot 5 £110
NR454 Revenue 1925 KGV large format £50 greenish slate on buff paper. Very fine used on piece, pen and light violet cancellations. Lovely strong colour. M525 / Barefoot 5 £125
NR439 Revenue 1929 printed 'Northern Rhodesia / Certificate of Registration' form, impressed with green oval embossed 'FIVE SHILLINGS / REVENUE'. Issued for the holder of 10 claims, dated 23 DEC 1919. Most unusual. £125
NR438 Revenue 1929 printed 'Northern Rhodesia / Certificate of Registration' form, impressed with green oval embossed 'FIVE SHILLINGS / REVENUE'. Issued for the holder of 10 claims, dated 23 DEC 1919. Punctures at top, most unusual. £125
NR437 Revenue 1945 24th March, typewritten piece in respect of undertaking fees of a deceased estate. Applied with KGVI 1½d yellow-brown (SG 30), cancelled in ink and company handstamp. Unusual. £35
NR440 Revenue 1946 printed on flimsy paper British South Africa Company INSPECTION CERTIFICATE with Livingstone altered to Lusaka. Bearing KG V £2 x two and £50 revenues (B&H 1, 5) tied by oval Accountant General’s Department / Lusaka / Northern Rhodesia oval datestamps. Most attractive. £250
NR441 Revenue 1948, printed on flimsy paper British South Africa Company 'CERTIFICATE OF EXTRA WORK' form, with Livingstone altered to Lusaka. Bearing KG V £5 and £30 revenues (B&H 2, 4) tied by oval Accountant General’s Department / Lusaka / Northern Rhodesia oval datestamps. Most unusual and attractive. £275
NR455 Revenue 1938 KGVI 10/- and 5/-, on piece cut from a Passport page cancelled with crisp violet oval 'PASSPORT OFFICE / LIVINGSTONE' strike. Most unusual. £45
NR456 Revenue 1938 KGVI 10/-, handstamped with black 'Fee Stamp' cachet. Apparently used, some short perfs. Scarce. £45
NR457 Revenue 1953 QEII postage 20/- rose-red and purple. On piece cancelled in ink and oval datestamp. SG 74 fiscal use £35
NR458 Revenue 1953 QEII 1/-, 2/6, 5/-, 10/- and 20/- postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Each cancelled with relevant revenue strike. A RARE group. Mewett 588-592 £750
NR459 Revenue 1953 QEII ½d postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Horizontal pair, few short perfs. Fine unmounted. Mewett 584 £20
NR460 Revenue 1953 QEII postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. 1d lower right corner block of four showing running plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted.Very scarce. Mewett 585 £75
NR461 Revenue 1953 QEII 3d postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '00007' in margin. Very fine unmounted. Mewett 586 £75
NR462 Revenue 1953 QEII 3d postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Horizontal block of six on piece, cancelled violet hand stamps. Mewett 586 £50
NR463 Revenue 1953 QEII 6d postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Upper left corner block of four. Very fine unmounted. Scarce. Mewett 587 £100
NR464 Revenue 1953 QEII 1/- postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Upper left corner block of four. Very fine unmounted. RARE. Mewett 588 £300
NR465 Revenue 1953 QEII 2/6 postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Lower right corner block of four showing plates '1 1' and running sheet number '1345' in margin. Very fine unmounted. RARE. Mewett 589 SOLD
NR466 Revenue 1953 QEII 10/- postage and revenue issue overprinted ‘R’. Left marginal block of four. Very fine unmounted. RARE. Mewett 591 £1,250
NR468 Revenue 1955 QEII 1d, 3d, 6d, 1/-, 2/- 2/6, 5/-, 10/- and 20/- Revenue, very fine used. A difficult group. Mewett 594-602 £175
NR467 Revenue 1955 QEII 2/6 Revenue, very fine used. Mewett 599 £12
NR445 1945 16th January, cover typewritten at top 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' plus tape endorsed 'O.A.S.', cancelled 'NDOLA' and addressed to Johannesburg. Struck at lower left with crested shield 'PASSED BY CENSOR' strike duly signed. £35
NR442 1952 1st January, printed deep blue on pale blue 'NORTHERN RHODESIA GOVERNMENT / PETROL COUPON'. For 1 unit, valid for January, 1952. Most unusual. SOLD
NR443 1952 1st January, printed deep blue on pale blue 'NORTHERN RHODESIA GOVERNMENT / PETROL COUPON'. For 3 units, valid for January, 1952. Most unusual. SOLD
NR469 1955 13th April, cover bearing multiple franking, KGVI 2d and 3d, QE II 1/- revenue and Federal QE II 4d. Cancelled 'CHINGOLA' and sent registered to South West Africa. Unusual. SOLD
NR444 1957 10th August, cover endorsed at top 'O.H.M.S.' and struck with 'MULUNDU' dc datestamp, addressed to the District Commissioner, Kawambe. Further with crisp 'JOHNSTON FALLS ' MISSION' cachet lower left. Opening tear at top. Most unusual. £40
NR485 KASANE block below. Almost complete strike dated 17 SEP 38, on KGVI 1d brown. Scarce. £25
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