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MBSA1629 1893 21st May, cover bearing 3d, 4d and 6d Arms (SG 21, 22, 2), lightly cancelled with F barred diamond strikes, and twice below with proving VICTORIA / MASHONALAND sc datestamps. Addressed to Germany, Cape Town transit and arrival backstamps. A most attractive and rare early cover. £850
MBSA1630 1894 5th October, cover bearing ½d and 6d Arms (SG 18, 3), each cancelled with crisp GUBULAWAYO sc datestamps, addressed to the USA. Transit and arrival backstamps. Light cover faults, a most unusual destination in this early period. £375
MBSA1631 1894 31st October, printed receipt applied with 1d Arms (SG 1), pen cancelled. Issued in respect of £3 received for stand 118, Umtail. Folded although remarkably clean. Delightful. SOLD
MBSA1664 1895 10th October, cover bearing 5/- Arms (SG 8), crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA / MASHONALAND', another alongside, sent registered to Germany. Struck at upper left with large violet 'Foreign Stamp Importers / TRANSVAAL' cachet'. Bulawayo (OC 18) transit on front, Cape Town and arrival backstamps for 26th November. A most attractive and very scarce high value usage. SOLD
MBSA1633 1895 15th November, cover bearing 6d Arms x two (SG 3), crisply cancelled 'KOPJE / SALISBURY' sc datestamp, another alongside. Sent registered to Canada with manuscript endorsement, Cape Town transit and arrival backstamps for the 24th December. Most attractive. SOLD
MBSA1656 1893 November 19th, Three Halfpence stationery International Post Card, uprated with ½d Arms (SG 18), each cancelled with '827' barred oval, alongside proving lightly struck 'SALISBURY / MASHONALAND' sc datestamp. Addressed to England, reverse with Tuli 25 NO and Cape Town transit strikes, arrival for the 1st January. An attractive early card. £110
MBSA1662 1894 15th March, 1d stationery Inland Post Card, uprated with ½d Arms (SG 18), each struck with crisp 'F' barred diamond, alongside proving 'VICTORIA / MASHONALAND' sc datestamp. Addressed to Johannesburg, Tuli 20 MR and Pretoria transit strikes and Johannesburg arrival dated 5th April. SOLD
MBSA1305 1895 (March), 4d registered stationery envelope bearing 1d Arms and 4d Arms x three (1/1d rate, SG 1, 22), lightly cancelled 'GUBULAWAYO / MR 22 95' sc datestamps, addressed to Austria. London red transit strike on front and arrival backstamps. Light faults, most attractive. £225
MBSA1663 1895 23rd August, 4d registered stationery envelope bearing ½d x six and 1d Arms (SG 18, 1), indistinctly cancelled with barred ovals and 'VICTORIA / MASHONALAND' sc datestamp upper left. Addressed to Port Elisabeth, Gubulawayo transit and arrival backstamps for 6th September. Some faults. SOLD
MBSA1665 1898 1st March, cover bearing 2d and 6d large Arms (SG 30, 33), each cancelled 'VICTORIA / MASHONALAND' sc datestamps, another alongside. Addressed to Germany, arrival backstamp for the 27th March. Most attractive. £275
MBSA1634 1898 29th November, Three Halfpence International stationery Post Card uprated with 1d large Arms (SG 29), each crisply cancelled 'I' barred diamond and with proving 'KOPJE / SALISBURY' sc datestamp alongside. Addressed to England. Most attractive. SOLD
MBSA1641 1898 6th December, cover bearing 1/- large Arms (SG 35), cancelled 'SALISBURY', addressed to England. Upon arrival re-addressed with various transit, arrival and forward strikes. SOLD
MBSA1627 1900 19th May, cover bearing 8d large Arms (SG 34), cancelled 'BULAWAYO / RHODESIA' dc datestamp, sent registered to England. Appropriate strike on front and arrival backstamp for the 23rd June. Most attractive. SOLD
MBSA1687 1899 14th February, cover bearing 6d large Arms (SG 46), crisply cancelled 'I' barred diamond with proving 'KOPJE / SALISBURY' sc datestamp alongside. Addressed to Scotland, arrival backstamp. £145
MBSA1694 1896 'THREE PENCE' on 5/- Matabele Provisional. Lower marginal showing extended middle bar of surcharge at left. Very fine mint. SG 53 var. £140
MBSA1539 1896 overprints on Cape, complete set of seven values. A reconstruction of all six settings of the overprint for all seven values. Fine to very fine mint. A REMARKABLE GROUP. SG 58-64 £1,250
MBSA1560 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d to 1/- complete set of seven values. A selected set, very fine or superb mint. SG 58-64 £225
MBSA1567 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d to 1/- complete set of seven values. Each cancelled with same bold 'SALISBURY 28 FEB 99' dc datestamp. Lovely and most unusual. SG 58-64 £225
MBSA1579 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d to 1/- set of six values less ½d. Each cancelled with a fiscal strike. An unusual assembly. SG 59-64 fiscal use £65
MBSA1588 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing broken 'I' of 'AFRICA', position 1 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 £15
MBSA1597 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Showing broken 'I' of 'AFRICA', position 1 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 60 £20
MBSA1602 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Showing broken 'I' of 'AFRICA', position 1 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 62 £30
MBSA1603 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Showing broken 'I' of 'AFRICA', position 1 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 62 £22
MBSA1613 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing broken 'I' of 'AFRICA', position 1 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 64 £110
MBSA1583 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 58 £15
MBSA1589 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 SOLD
MBSA1590 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 59 £15
MBSA1598 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 60 £22
MBSA1600 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 61 SOLD
MBSA1614 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH', position 2 of the setting of six. Fine used. SG 64 £90
MBSA1584 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 58 £15
MBSA1585 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 58 £20
MBSA1591 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 £15
MBSA1592 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 59 £15
MBSA1601 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 61 £45
MBSA1607 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 63 £55
MBSA1615 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing long tail to 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 3 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 64 £100
MBSA1586 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 58 £15
MBSA1593 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 £15
MBSA1599 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 60 £22
MBSA1604 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 62 £30
MBSA1605 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 62 £20
MBSA1610 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 63 £50
MBSA1616 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 64 £110
MBSA1617 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 64 £110
MBSA1618 1896 overprints on Cape, 1/- yellow-ochre. Showing broken 'R' of 'BRITISH', position 4 of the setting of six. Cancelled with part red Bank oval. Unusual as such. SG 64 fiscal use £35
MBSA1609 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 58 £18
MBSA1594 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 £15
MBSA1595 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 59 £15
MBSA1608 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Very fine used. SG 60 £12
MBSA1606 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Fine used cancelled '679' barred oval. SG 62 £25
MBSA1611 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', position 5 of the setting of six. Fine used. SG 63 £55
MBSA1587 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing broken 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 6 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 58 SOLD
MBSA1596 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing broken 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 6 of the setting of six. Very fine mint. SG 59 £15
MBSA1612 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Showing broken 'H' of 'BRITISH', position 6 of the setting of six. Cancelled with part oval 'RESIDENT MAGISTRATE' datestamp. Uncommon as such. SG 63 fiscal use SOLD
MBSA1547 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Superb unmounted. SG 58 £30
MBSA1538 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 58 £55
MBSA1545 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Upper right corner block of four, both left stamps showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 58 £100
MBSA1546 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Right marginal block of six, both centre stamps showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA. Minor gun creasing, very fine unmounted. SG 58 £150
MBSA1530 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Horizontal strip across the sheet showing all six settings of the overprint. Hinge strengthened at right and minor crease, otherwise fresh unmounted. SG 58 £120
MBSA1558 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Block of 42 from the right panes and across the interpanneau margin. Seven horizontal rows showing all six settings of the overprint. Creased through interpanneau margin and small stain on one otherwise wonderfully fresh unmounted. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE, AND MAY WELL BE THE LARGEST SURVIVING FROM THIS ISSUE. SG 58 SOLD
MBSA1565 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing strong rightwards shift of overprint, position 1 of the setting so without any overprint at left. Fine mint. Striking. SG 58 var. £30
MBSA1562 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing strong rightwards shift of overprint, 'A' of 'AFRICA' now at left. Very fine used cancelled with part violet 'BULAWAYO' datestamp. Striking. SG 58 var. £35
MBSA1569 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Showing strong leftwards shift of overprint. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 58 var. £30
MBSA1577 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Cancelled bold 'BULAWAYO MY 23' sc datestamp, the second day of issue. SG 58 £25
MBSA1580 1896 overprints on Cape, ½d grey-black. Cancelled with crisp 'TATI / MATABELELAND 5 JY 96' sc datestamp. Most unusual. SG 58 £30
MBSA1537 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine unmounted. SG 59 £60
MBSA1540 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Right marginal horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine mint. SG 59 £40
MBSA1543 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Block of four positions 4-5 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine unmounted. SG 59 £120
MBSA1544 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Lower marginal block of four positions 1-2 of the setting. Horizontal crease at top, fine mint or unmounted. SG 59 £75
MBSA1549 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Horizontal strip across the sheet showing all six settings of the overprint. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 59 £135
MBSA1542 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Right marginal vertical block of eight, positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Minor gum creasing mostly in margin, very fine unmounted. SG 59 £225
MBSA1566 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Showing strong rightwards shift of overprint, 'A' of 'AFRICA" now at left. Very fine mint. SG 59 var. £40
MBSA1582 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO MY 22 96' sc datestamp, the First Day of Issue. Unusual. SG 59 £45
MBSA1572 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO MY 23 96' sc datestamp, the second day of issue. Unusual. SG 59 £25
MBSA1575 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO JU 15 (no year) large sc datestamp. Unusual. SG 59 £35
MBSA1571 1896 overprints on Cape, 1d rose-red. Fine used cancelled 'MAFEKING JY 25 96' sc datestamp. Unusual. SG 59 £45
MBSA1536 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Horizontal pair positions 2-3 of the setting. Very fine mint. SG 60 £45
MBSA1533 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine mint. SG 60 £50
MBSA1541 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Block of four positions 1-2 of the setting of six, right pair showing broken 'T' of 'SOUTH'. Superb and fresh unmounted. Uncommon. SG 60 £180
MBSA1557 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Upper right corner block of six positions 4-6 of the setting, positions 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Minor gum creasing, very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 60 £200
MBSA1548 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Horizontal strip across the sheet showing all six settings of the overprint. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 60 SOLD
MBSA1573 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Very fine used cancelled 'B' barred diamond. Most unusual. SG 60 SOLD
MBSA1534 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Horizontal pair positions 1-2 of the setting. Very fine used on piece cancelled 'BULAWAYO AU 26 96'. SG 60 £25
MBSA1535 1896 overprints on Cape, 2d deep bistre. Horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine used on piece cancelled 'BULAWAYO MY 24'. SG 60 £25
MBSA1554 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Vertical pair positions 4 of the setting of six. Very fine unmounted. SG 61 £150
MBSA1564 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Showing rightwards shift or overprint. Very fine mint. SG 61 £45
MBSA1570 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO MY 23 96' sc datestamp, the second day of issue. SG 61 £55
MBSA1581 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Very fine used cancelled light and just legible 'MANGWE MATABELELAND JY 96' sc datestamp. Unusual. SG 61 £50
MBSA1576 1896 overprints on Cape, 3d pale claret. Very fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY NO 3 96' sc datestamp. Unusual. SG 61 £65
MBSA1552 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Superb unmounted. SG 62 SOLD
MBSA1550 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Lower marginal showing plate '3' in margin, in addition considerable rightwards shift of overprint. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. Very scarce as such. SG 62 £85
MBSA1555 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Vertical pair positions 6 of the setting. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 62 £75
MBSA1532 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Horizontal pair positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine mint. SG 62 £60
MBSA1553 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Block of four positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 62 £200
MBSA1578 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO MY 23 96' sc datestamp, the second day of issue. SG 62 £25
MBSA1561 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Very fine used cancelled part violet 'BULAWAYO' datestamp. SG 62 £40
MBSA1574 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Very fine used cancelled 'B' barred diamond. Most unusual. SG 62 £40
MBSA1531 1896 overprints on Cape, 4d blue. Vertical block of six positions 5-6 of the setting, position 5 showing short second 'A' of 'AFRICA'. Very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO AU 24 96'. An uncommon large multiple. SG 62 £150
MBSA1551 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 63 £110
MBSA1556 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '2' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. RARE. SG 63 £550
MBSA1693 1896 overprints on Cape, 6d deep purple. Very fine used cancelled part violet 'BULAWAYO' datestamp. Most attractive and unusual. SG 63 £80
MBSA1563 1896 overprints on Cape, 1s yellow-ochre. Position 6 of the setting showing broken 'H' of 'BRITISH'. Superb used cancelled with crisp 'SALISBURY 28 FEB 99' datestamp. Lovely. SG 63 £120
MBSA1559 1896 overprints on Cape, 1s yellow-ochre. Reconstructed group of six showing all positions of the setting. All apparently fiscally used. Most unusual. SG 64 fiscal use £150
MBSA1568 FORGERIES Group of the various forgeries associated with this issue, a number of the cruder types with values to 1s, then a range of the more dangerous types showing narrow first 'A' of 'AFRICA', three impressions struck on piece and a group of dubious cancels. Unusual group. £100
MBSA1666 1899 6th May, Three Halfpence stationery International Post Card, uprated with 1d large Arms (SG 67), each cancelled 'VICTORIA' sc datestamps, addressed to France. Bulawayo transit on front. SOLD
MBSA1646 1899 2nd July, Three Halfpence stationery International Post Card, uprated with 1d Arms (SG 77), each lightly cancelled 'KAZUNGULA / RHODESIA' dc datestamps, addressed to Switzerland. A lengthy message written in French no doubt from a missionary there. Arrival strike on front dated 12th August. SOLD
MBSA1635 1899 12th December, 1d stationery Inland Post Card, uprated with 1d Arms (SG 77), cancelled 'KOPJE SALISBURY' dc datestamp, another alongside, addressed to the Cape. Salisbury transit and arrival backstamp. Some staining. £30
MBSA1658 1901 4th March, black and white Post Card of local scenes of Umtali, bearing pair ½d Arms (SG 75a), crisply cancelled 'UMTALI' dc datestamp, locally addressed. £35
MBSA1683 1902 November, cover bearing strip of four 1d Arms (SG 77), lightly cancelled 'MOUNT SELINDA' sc datestamps, addressed to the USA. Melsetter (NO 27) transit and arrival backstamps. Very early usage from this Missionary Station. £75
MBSA1675 1902 6th December, black and white Post Card of Market Square, Bulawayo, bearing two ½d Arms (SG 75), cancelled 'B.S.A.P.CAMP / BULAWAYO' sc datestamp, addressed to England. £75
MBSA1669 1902 Anglo Boer War, cover, the reverse flap with vermilion imprint for the Town Clerk's Office, Bulawayo (reminiscent of the Tati Concessions revenue stamp design), bearing 1d Arms (SG 77), tied with somewhat indistinct cancel. Addressed to one James Gibson, Prisoner of War, Hut 28, Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon. Upon arrival struck with violet oval 'PASSED CENSOR P. O. W / E. J. B. / DIYATALAWA' cachet, this used by E J Baumann between 17 Jan 01 to 21 June 02. Re-addressed to Urugasmanhandiya and then further forwarded back again but this time to Hut 41. Reverse bears light 'BURGHERSDORP' sc datestamp. An extraordinary item, mail from Rhodesia to a Boer War POW is virtually unknown. No doubt an intriguing story to uncover. £750
MBSA1682 1905 1st June, ½d embossed Arms stationery envelope uprated with 2d Arms (SG 79), crisply cancelled 'UMTALI' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Arrival backstamp. £55
MBSA1684 1905 7th October, sepia real photograph Post Card of a group of settlers at Melsetter, bearing 1d Arms (SG 77), cancelled 'MELSETTER / S.RHODESIA' sc datestamp, locally addressed. Delightful. £85
MBSA1648 1906 5th January, coloured Post Card of the Victoria Falls Main Falls, bearing 1d Arms (SG 76), cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS'. Addressed to the USA, arrival strike. £30
MBSA1660 1906 10th February, Halfpenny stationery Post Card uprated with ½d Arms (SG 76), each cancelled 'UMTALI / RHODESIA' sc datestamps, addressed to Germany. Transit and arrival strikes on front. £35
MBSA1625 1906 30th June, coloured Post Card of Johannesburg, bearing ½d Arms (SG 75), cancelled crisp 'BULAWAYO STATION' sc datestamp, locally addressed. £65
MBSA1671 1906 16th July, flimsy cover bearing 2½d Arms (SG 80), cancelled light but discernible 'ENTERPRISE' sc datestamp, addressed to England. Transit and arrival backstamps. Cover faults. £45
MBSA1638 1906 20th October, black and white Post Card of the Victoria Falls from the Gorge (Percy Clark), bearing 1d Arms (SG 78), cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another part alongside. Addressed to England. £35
MBSA1678 1907 19th January, black and white Post Card of Bloemfontein, bearing 1d Arms (SG 78), crisply cancelled 'FILABUSI', addressed to England. £45
MBSA1673 1907 8th February, coloured Post Card of Victoria Falls below the Boiling Pot, bearing 1d Arms (SG 78), cancelled 'BULAWAYO STATION' dc datestamp, another alongside, addressed to England. £40
MBSA1676 1907 8th March, cover bearing 1d Arms (SG 78), crisply cancelled 'FILABUSI SIDING', addressed to Belingwe. Lovely. SOLD
MBSA1685 1907 17th August, cover bearing 2½d Arms (SG 80), cancelled 'INSIZA STATION', another crisp strike below, addressed to Germany. Transit and arrival backstamps. £110
MBSA1667 1907 30th December, cover bearing 2½d Arms (SG 80), cancelled 'VICTORIA' sc datestamps, another at upper right. Addressed to the USA, arrival backstamps. £95
MBSA1639 1909 16th December, 1d embossed stationery envelope, uprated with ½d Arms and 1d Arms overprint (SG 75, 101), cancelled 'BELINGWE' and addressed to the USA. Transit and arrival backstamps. Opening tear at top. £50
MBSA1642 1905 6th December, black and white Post Card of the Victoria Falls gorge from hotel, bearing 1d Falls (SG 94), crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS' dc datestamp, addressed to England. SOLD
MBSA1290 1909 21st August, black and white Post Card 'Market Day on the Square, Bulawayo', bearing 1d Arms overprint (SG 101), cancelled 'BEMBESI / S. RHODESIA', another alongside, addressed to Scotland. £45
MBSA1680 1909 October, coloured Post Card of the Western Cataract, Victoria Falls, bearing 1d Arms overprint (SG 101), on picture side, cancelled part 'VICTORIA FALLS' dc datestamp. Addressed to Paris. £35
MBSA1626 1910 6th July, ½d Arms stationery Post Card uprated with ½d Arms overprint (SG 100), crisply cancelled 'ENTERPRISE / S. RHODESIA' sc datestamp. Addressed to England, Salisbury 9 JUL transit backstamp. SOLD
MBSA1670 1911 7th June, cover bearing 1d Arms overprint (SG 101), cancelled 'ELDORADO MINE' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Transit and arrival backstamps. £55
MBSA1643 1915 November, cover bearing 2½d Arms overprint (SG 103), lightly cancelled 'OLD UMTALI', another alongside, addressed to Madeira. Umtali 8 NOV transit and arrival backstamps. £40
MBSA1688 1916 9th December, cover reverse flap printed 'American Board Mission' imprint, bearing 2½d Arms overprint (SG 103), lightly cancelled 'MOUNT SELINDA' sc datestamp, another alongside. Addressed to the USA, struck with blue 'PASSED CENSOR / C 1' cachet. £55
MBSA1681 1894 Cape of Good Hope 1d Reply Paid Post Card overprinted ‘MASHONALAND / VIA’. Cancelled with crisp 'UMTALI / MASHONALAND' sc datestamp, althoug not addressed. Unusual. H & G 3 £75
MBSA1628 1894 4th December, ‘MASHONALAND’ 1d inland Post Card (H & G 5), cancelled with perfect 'F' barred diamond and alongside proving ‘VICTORIA / 4 DE 94 / MASHONALAND' sc datestamp. On the reverse uprated with 1d Arms (SG 1) also cancelled with perfect 'F' barred diamond. Addressed to the Cape, endorsed in blue 'T 1d', although this cancelled out presumably when the additional postage noticed on the reverse. Gubulawayo DE 7 transit and arrival strikes. The message a Christmas and New Year greeting, and must be one of the earliest as such out of the new country. Delightful. SOLD
MBSA1289 1895 15th February, ‘MASHONALAND’ 1d inland Post Card (H & G 5), uprated with ½d Arms (SG 18), cancelled ‘GUBULAWAYO / FE 15 -9' sc datestamps. Addressed to Cape Town, arrival strike on front. Reverse thinned with most of message lacking. SOLD
MBSA1632 1895 15th February, ‘MASHONALAND’ 1d inland Post Card (H & G 5), crisply cancelled ‘GUBULAWAYO’ sc datestamp, the '5' of '95' inverted, addressed to Bulawayo. SOLD
MBSA1645 1900 29th June, ‘MASHONALAND’ 1d inland Post Card (H & G 5), neatly cancelled ‘MOUNT SELINDA’ sc datestamp (no year), another alongside, addresse not clear but appears to be the USA. £110
MBSA1652 1894 5th November, 1½d International Post Card cancelled partial barred oval and ‘SALISBURY NO 5 94 / MASHONALAND’ sc datestamp alongside. Addressed to Germany (partially erased), and endorsed in blue 'T' and further octagonal 'CENTIMES' cachet endorsed '15'. Arrival strike dated 8th December. H&G 6 £45
MBSA1677 1895 19th March, 1½d International Post Card cancelled part barred oval and alongside ‘VICTORIA MR 19 95 / MASHONALAND’ sc datestamp. Addressed to Johannesburg, transit and arrival backstamps dated 1st April. H&G 6 SOLD
MBSA1651 1897 6th December, 1½d International Post Card crisply cancelled ‘SALISBURY DE 6 97 / MASHONALAND’ sc datestamp, addressed to Cape Tow. Arrival strike on front. H&G 6 £35
MBSA1695 1898 12th August, 1½d International Post Card cancelled crisp ‘UMTALI / AU 12 8 / RHODESIA’ sc datestamp, another alongside. Addressed to Natal, arrival backstamp dated 25th August. H&G 6 £45
MBSA1690 1899 14th December, 1½d International Post Card cancelled crisp ‘UMTALI DE 14 99 / RHODESIA’ sc datestamp, another alongside. Addressed to India and endorsed in blue 'T', readdressed upon arrival with numerous despatch strikes and further Indian 'FOREIGN POSTAGE DUE / ANNAS' cachet. A most unusual destination. H&G 6 £85
MBSA1650 1899 12th July, 1½d ‘RHODESIA’ International Post Card, large Arms imprint, cancelled 'BULAWAYO / MATABELELAND' sc datestamp. Addressed to Grahamstown with arrival strike dated 17th July. Creased through at centre, a very scarce card used. H&G 9 SOLD
MBSA1320 1900 6th December, 1d 'RHODESIA' Post Card, Arms imprint, cancelled BULAWAYO, addressed to England. Reverse applied with three miniature sepia photographs, each simulated perforations all round. The first 'Native Comissioners' Huts', second 'The Club, Bulawayo' and last 'Gatling in Laager, Bulawayo'. Sent as a Christmas Greeting from one C P Goldsmith. Light faults. Delightful. H&G 11 £250
MBSA1659 1902 13th November, 1d Arms Post Card cancelled crisp 'UMTALI / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to Melsetter, arrival backstamp for the 18th. H&G 11 £25
MBSA1653 1905 8th December, 1d Arms Post Card cancelled 'SALISBURY' dc datestamp, addressed to England. H&G 11 £25
MBSA1657 1909 30th October, 1d Arms Post Card cancelled bold 'PENHALLONGA / S. RHODESIA' tc datestamp, addressed to the USA. H&G 11 £45
MBSA1674 1911 28th November, 1d Arms Post Card cancelled 'FILABUSI / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. H&G 11 £35
MBSA1672 1915 5th June, 1d Arms Post Card cancelled 'CHIPINGA / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp, addressed to the USA. Melsetter transit and arrival strikes on front. H&G 11 £95
MBSA1654 1910 1st March, 1d Arms ‘RHODESIA’ Reply Paid Post Card cancelled 'SALISBURY' and addressed to Switzerland, arrival backstamp. A difficult card used. H&G 12 £60
MBSA1689 1905 22nd March, ½d Arms Post Card cancelled dc ‘SELUKWE / S. RHODESIA’ sc datestamp to Pretoria, twice re-addressed upon arrival. H&G 13 £30
MBSA1636 1904 2nd March, ½d embossed envelope twice cancelled ‘KOPJE SALISBURY / S. RHODESIA’ dc datestamp, locally addressed. H&G B1 £35
MBSA1291 1915 September, ½d embossed envelope (long size) lightly cancelled 'GWELO'. Violet handstamp at upper left corner 'RHODESIAN FARMERS EXCHANGE & MART GWELO’, addressed to Shangani. Upon arrival endorsed in red ink 'Unknown' and then struck with violet boxed 'RETURN TO SENDER / at the address given on cover.' Apparently then sent to Salisbury with arrival strike for the 7th October. A little creased. H&G B1a £125
MBSA1655 1914 16th November, 1d embossed envelope cancelled light ‘RUSAPE 16 NOV 1914 / S. RHODESIA’ dc datestamp, addressed to England. H&G B2b £35
MBSA1644 1914 11th December, 1d embossed envelope cancelled ‘MTOKO 11 DEC 1914 / S. RHODESIA’, addressed to Salisbury. H&G B2b SOLD
MBSA1668 1903 24th November, 2½d embossed envelope cancelled light barred oval and alongside ‘VICTORIA NO 24 03 / MASHONALAND’ sc datestamp, addressed to England. Transit and arrival backstamps. Very early usage of this envelope. H&G B3 SOLD
MBSA1640 1904 23rd January, 2½d embossed envelope cancelled ‘INYANGA / JA 23 4 / RHODESIA’ sc datestamp ('23' instead by hand in ink), addressed to England. Transit and arrival backstamps. A very scarce strike. H&G B3 £325
MBSA1637 1909 27th March, 2½d embossed envelope cancelled ‘INSIZA STATION / 27 MAR 1909 / S. RHODESIA’, addressed to England. Transit and arrival backstamps. H&G B3 SOLD
MBSA1649 1904 25th August, 2½d embossed envelope large size, cancelled ‘UMTALI / AU 25 04 / RHODESIA' sc datestamp, another alongside. Addressed to the USA. Upon arrival struck with US red instructional cachet, various backstamps including triangular 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE / 1904 OCT 3'. Some cover faults. H&G B3a £45
MBSA1679 1911 December, PART ½d Wrapper, cancelled with partial dc datestamp and addressed to Essexvale. Re-addressed and then struck with 'ESSEXVALE / S. RHODESIA' despatch strike. Uncommon. H&G E1 £40
MBSA1321 1891 10th August, printed blue on grey cheque, drawn on the Standard Bank of South Africa, and in favour of one R. Jameson in the amount of £50. Struck with large red 'British South Africa, Co' handstamp, further endorsed in pencil at top 'Refer to Drawer'. The reverse countersigned by R. Jameson and applied with Cape QV 1d green on yellow revenue cancelled with violet oval. A remarkable item from the very early settler period, it's survival no doubt as a consequence of being referred. SOLD
MBSA1319 1891 26th October, printed red on cream cheque, headed at top 'BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY'S POLICE', and above 'TROOP.' although this deleted in ink. Drawn on the Standard Bank of South Africa, and in favour of one C. E. Wells in the amount of £50. Endorsed in pencil at top 'Refer to Drawer'. The reverse countersigned by C. E. Wells and applied with Cape QV 1d green on yellow revenue cancelled with violet oval. A remarkable item from the very early settler period, it's survival no doubt as a consequence of being referred. SOLD
MBSA1322 1893 20th April, printed black on cream 'promise to pay' note, headed at upper right 'Salisbury'. The note refers to a sum of £300 to be paid 'to the Hon. C. J. Rhodes' at the Standard Bank Salisbury, eight months after issue. Reverse applied with strip of three 1/- Arms (SG 4), cancelled in ink. An extraordinary item from the very early settler period. SOLD
MBSA1292 1893 24th April, large piece being an acknowledgment of debt, headed at upper right 'Pretoria' and hand written in ink. The note reads 'I promise to pay to Cecil Rhodes Esq: the sum of Two Hundred pounds Sgt. (£200), for value received, payable at my office in Pretoria. J. Lamenberg(?).' No doubt a wonderful story attached to this. SOLD
MBSA1647 c1910 Post Card utilising the design of the stationery type, in red on cream, alongside 'POSTAGE / INLAND HALFPENNY / OVERSEA ONE PENNY'. Superb unused. SOLD
MBSA1696 1922 23rd May, printed War Records Post Card issued for the return acknowledgement of Medals awarded (British War and Victory Medals). Addressed to one A. Loussel and apparently sent to him in Beira. Returned to Salisbury and struck with violet 'BEIRA' datestamp. Unusual. £45
MBSA1480 ANTENIOR MINE sc, crisp large part crisp strike dated NO 6 02, on 1d Arms £40
MBSA1485 ARCTURUS P.O. dc, crisp large part strike dated 6 JUN 1912, on 1d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1487 AYRSHIRE M(INE) sc, part crisp strike date MR 2 01, on 4d Arms £35
MBSA1500 B.S.A.P. CAMP sc, two crisp complete strikes dated OC 21 02, on pair 1d and 2d Arms on piece £40
MBSA1520 BUSH TICK dc, crisp large part strike dated 11 JAN 1912, on 2½d Double Head £45
MBSA1481 CHIN MINE dc, fair part strike dated 27 NOV 1914, on 1d Admiral £15
MBSA1512 CHIPINGA dc, large part strike dated 6 JAN 1912, on 1d Double Head £45
MBSA1513 CHIPINGA dc, crisp large part strike dated 20 JAN 1912, on 1d Double Head £55
MBSA1503 DARWEND(ALE) dc, crisp part strike dated 21 MAY 1923, on pair 1½d Admirals SOLD
MBSA1509 DEKOCKS dc, light but legible part strike dated 2 JUN, on 1d Admiral £65
MBSA1514 DEKOCKS dc, part strike dated 7 OCT 1915, on 1d Admiral £85
MBSA1478 ESSEXVALE dc in BLUE, large part crisp strike dated 16 JAN 1923, on 1½d Admiral £15
MBSA1471 FORT RIXON sc, crisp large part strike dated 23 JUN 1904, on 2½d Arms £35
MBSA1498 FRANCESTOWN / S. AFRICA sc, crisp complete strike dated 9 OCT 97, on 1d large Arms £30
MBSA1528 GEM MINE dc, part strike dated 1912, on 1d Double Head. RARE. £300
MBSA1483 GOTHIC MINE dc, crisp part part strike dated 25 MAR 1918, on 1d Admiral SOLD
MBSA1477 GUBULAWAYO sc, two crisp large part strikes dated OC 5 9-, on pair 2d Arms £35
MBSA1464 GUBULAWAYO sc, large part strike dated DE 3 9, on 4d Arms on piece £20
MBSA1527 HARTLEY dc, light almost complete strike dated NOV 1917, on 8d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1495 HUNTERS ROAD dc, large part strike dated 20 OCT 1922, on ½d Admiral £35
MBSA1492 INDARAMA dc, crisp large part strike dated 6 MAY 1912, on 1d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1518 INDARAMA dc, crisp large part strike dated 25 APR 1913, on 1d Double Head £95
MBSA1501 INORO dc, crisp large part strike dated 17 JUN 1914, on ½d Double Head on piece SOLD
MBSA1502 INORO dc, large part strike dated 7 DEC 1914, on 1d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1496 INORO dc, part strike dated MAY 1923, on 1½d Admiral £15
MBSA1497 INSEZA sc, large part strike date inverted 27 ?, on 2d Arms. Very scarce. £175
MBSA1472 INYANGA dc, crisp large part strike dated 5 NOV 1906, on 1d Arms £25
MBSA1482 LONELY MINE dc, large part strike dated 9 OCT 1917, on 5/- Arms £35
MBSA1473 MALINDI dc, bold almost complete strike dated 6 SEP 1905, on 1d Arms £25
MBSA1523 MALUNDI RIVER dc, large part crisp strike dated 20 JAN 1911 , on 1d Double Head £150
MBSA1510 MANGWENDI dc, large part crisp strike dated 11 APR 1912, on 1d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1474 MATOKOS sc, almost complete strike dated NO 4 (apparently no year), on 2½dArms £40
MBSA1475 MATOKOS sc, almost complete strike dated SP 21 05, on 2½dArms £45
MBSA1524 MOUNT SELINDA sc, two large part strikes dated AP 17 20, on block of four 3d Admirals SOLD
MBSA1479 NELLY MINE dc, crisp part strike dated 21 MAY 1907, on 2½d Arms £25
MBSA1507 NYAMANDSHLOVU dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 3 JUN 1913, on 1d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1470 PANHALANGA sc, crisp largely complete strike dated JU 15 98, on 2d large Arms £45
MBSA1468 PANHALANGA sc, crisp part strike dated MR 23 01, on 1d Arms pair £20
MBSA1515 PAULINGTON dc, crisp large part strike dated 17 JUN 1912, on 6d Double Head (RSC E) £75
MBSA1511 PENHALONGA dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 8 AUG 1911, on 6d Double Head £45
MBSA1525 PLUMTREE dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 2 DEC 00, on pair ½d large Arms £12
MBSA1516 QUEENS MINE dc, part strike dated 8 APR 1915, on 3d Double Head (compound perf. 14x15, SG 180, thin at right) £55
MBSA1459 RUSAPE dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 25 JAN 1913, on 1d Double Head £35
MBSA1484 SASARE MINE dc, crisp large part strike dated 16 APR 1908, on 1d Arms £55
MBSA1517 SHAMROCK M skeleton, crisp almost complete strike dated only 9 showing, on pair ½d Double Heads SOLD
MBSA1526 SHAMROCK M skeleton, part and large part strikes dated FE 27 15, on pair 1d Admirals SOLD
MBSA1488 SIBALI dc, crisp part strike dated 29 AUG 1911, on 1d Arms overprint £20
MBSA1499 SIPOLILO dc, bold almost complete strike dated 29 JAN 1922, on ½d Admiral pair SOLD
MBSA1463 TATI MATABELELAND sc, part strike dated 13 MR 93, on 4d BRITISH BECHUANALAND. Most unusual. SOLD
MBSA1489 TATI MATABELELAND sc, crisp large part strike dated 25 JY 6, on 2d small Arms £25
MBSA1465 TATI MATABELELAND sc, crisp large part strike dated 14 MR 96, on 4d small Arms £25
MBSA1469 T.P.O. UP dc, part strike dated 23 1913, on 5d Arms surcharge. Unusual useage. £20
MBSA1529 UMTALI dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 5 MAR 11, on 1/- Double Head (SG 151a) SOLD
MBSA1521 UMVUMA dc, crisp part strike, on 2d Double Head £20
MBSA1522 UMVUMA dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 26 NOV 1913, on 1d Double Head lower marginal part imprint SOLD
MBSA1519 ZEERUST / Z.A.R dc, crisp large part strike dated 25 JUL 00, on 1d large Arms redrawn
 
Note: In June 1900 the Transvaal was divided into Military Districts. The Marico district came under command of Major-General R. Baden-Powell and his force consisted of 1100 Rhodesian Volunteers and nearly 100 officers and men of the B S A Police. It is quite likely that members of this force had with them stamps from the BSA Company which were used at that time
£125
MBSA1506 ABERCORN dc, large part strike dated 26 AUG 11, on 2½d Double Head SOLD
MBSA1467 B.S.A.C. large sc with fleuron below, large part strike dated SP 9 01, on ½d Arms £110
MBSA1494 CHIENJI sc, good part strike dated DE 17 01, on 8d small Arms £45
MBSA1462 FEIRA sqc, large part crisp strike dated FE 28 03, on 1d Arms £45
MBSA1505 FEIRA dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 2 OCT 1912, on 1d Double Head £35
MBSA1466 FIFE / N. E. RHODESIA sc, crisp large part strike dated OC 12 01, on 8d arms £40
MBSA1486 KALUNGUISI dc, crisp large part strike dated 1 OCT 07, on 5/- Arms. Lovely £150
MBSA1476 KALUNGUISI dc, crisp large part strike dated 6 MAY 05, on 2½d Arms £40
MBSA1461 KASAMA sqc, large part strike dated MR 20 09, on 1d Arms £35
MBSA1493 KASAMA sqc, crisp part strike dated JA 9 14, on 1d Admiral SOLD
MBSA1490 KASAMA sqc, crisp large part strike dated MR 13 16, on 1d Admiral £40
MBSA1491 KAWAMBWA dc, crisp large part strike dated 11 MAR 1921, on pair 1d Admirals on piece £25
MBSA1460 MPIKA sqc, crisp large part strike dated AR 20 08, on 2/- Arms £85
MBSA1504 MPIKA dc, crisp large part strike dated 22 OCT 1912, on 1d Double Head £35
MBSA1508 NDOLA dc, crisp almost complete strike dated 16 JAN 1916, on ½d Double Head £15
MBSA1306 1892 handwritten appointment of Attorney and Agent for a land transfer, applied at upper left with pair 6d Arms (SG 2), cancelled in red ink and dated '20/9/92'. Most attractive and a remarkably early document. £100
MBSA1316 1895 printed three page DEED OF TRANSFER, applied at base with seven x 10/- and three x £1 Arms (SG 9, 10), cancelled with violet oval 'THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets, dated 17th August. Issued in respect of the Bechuanaland Exploration Company Limited, and signed lower left H. Marshall Hole. Folded for display, most attractive. £110
MBSA1314 1895, page from a Land Transfer document (now folded for display), with a delightful and intricate hand drawn and coloured illustration of the area concerned, applied with 5/-, 10/- and £1 Arms (SG 8, 50, 73), cancelled in ink and further red 'SURVEYOR GENERAL'S OFFICE' cachets. The land in question being an area in Borrowdale, Salisbury, noted at base as being originally issued to Frank Johnson & Coy. Ltd. in March 1895, although superseded by this on the 4th July, 1899. A highly attractive items of much appeal. £175
MBSA1317 1895 printed two page DEED OF TRANSFER, applied at base with six x 5/- and pair 10/- Arms (SG 8, 9), cancelled with violet oval 'THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets and red ink, dated 19th April. Folded for display, most attractive. £85
MBSA1302 1895 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 and 5/- Arms (SG 6, 8), cancelled with large violet oval cachet. Dated 9th September and issued in respect of one years rent to one C. S. Edmondson. Most attractive and an early useage. £150
MBSA1300 1895 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 and 5/- Arms (SG 6, 8), pen cancelled and large violet oval cachet. Dated 9th September and issued in respect of one years rent to one C. S. Edmondson. Most attractive and an early useage. SOLD
MBSA1318 1896 printed two page DEED OF TRANSFER, applied at base with six x 5/- Arms and pair 1/- large Arms (SG 8, 35), cancelled with violet oval 'THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets, dated 19th October. Folded for display, most attractive. £85
MBSA1303 1897 printed 'THE BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY. --Survey Department', applied with 2/6 and £1 Arms, (SG 10, 48), pen cancelled. Issued in respect for Quit Rent for three years for farm Pungwe Source. Delightful. £150
MBSA1297 1897 printed 'SALISBURY SANITARY BOARD.' receipt, applied with 1d Arms (SG 1), cancelled with large magenta oval cachet. Dated 9th October and issued in respect of one stand for the month September to October. Most attractive and highly unusual. £75
MBSA1295 1897 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 x two and 10/- large Arms (SG 6, 50), pen cancelled and large violet oval cachet. Dated 26th July and issued in respect of two years rent to one Colenbrander. Most attractive. £150
MBSA1294 1897 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 5/- and 10/- large Arms (SG 49, 50), pen cancelled and large violet oval cachet. Dated 26th July and issued in respect of two years rent to one Colenbrander. Most attractive. £150
MBSA1310 1896 typewritten single page 'SUBSTITUTION' in respect of land transfer, applied at upper left with 1/- Cape overprint (position 5 of the setting showing short 'A' of 'AFRICA', SG 64), cancelled with large violet 'OFFICE OF THE CIVIL COMMISSIONER / BULAWAYO' cachet dated NOV 96, and pen cancel. Folded for display, and a most unusual usage of the Cape overprints. £85
MBSA1313 1896 24th November, printed Estate document applied at upper right with strip of three 1/- large Arms (SG 35), cancelled with large violet 'OFFICE OF THE MESSENGER OF THE HIGH COURT' cachets. Issued in respect of the Intestate of one John Edwin Badcock. An attractive and unusual usage. £45
MBSA1293 1897 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 pair (one defective) and 10/- large Arms (SG 6, 50), cancelled with large violet oval cachet. Dated 26th July and issued in respect of two years rent to one Colenbrander. Most attractive. £145
MBSA1299 1899 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT', reverse applied with 5/- large Arms strip of three (SG 49), date perfined and pen cancelled. Dated 13th October and issued in respect of two years rent. £85
MBSA1298 1901 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 and £1 large Arms (SG 48, 73), pen cancelled and large violet oval cachet. Dated 7th March and issued in respect of three years rent. Most attractive. £175
MBSA1315 1901 typewritten single page DEED OF TRANSFER, applied at top with £5 arms and 5/- large Arms (SG 12, 49), each date perfined '18/11/01' and cancelled in red ink. Folded for display. Most attractive. £65
MBSA1304 1903 typewritten receipt applied with 1d Arms (SG 78), pen cancelled. Issued in respect of Survey Fees for the farm Toms Hope. Delightful. £40
MBSA1308 1906 7th June, 'British South Africa Company' land grant document, bearing £30 large format revenue together with three x £1 Arms, £2 rosy red and £20 yellow-bistre postage stamps (Mewett 13, SG 73, 74, 90, 93a). All date perfined ‘7/6/06’ and each pen cancelled. The grant issued in favour The Chartered Goldfields, Limited, for the farm St. Swithins in the Makoni district. Now folded for display. A most attractive array. £575
MBSA1301 1907 printed black on blue 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with 2/6 (defective) and £1 Arms (SG 48, 90), date perfined and pen cancelled. Dated 22nd February and issued in respect of three years rent. Most attractive. £135
MBSA1312 1908 January, printed DEATH NOTICE applied at upper left with 3/- large Arms (SG 36), date perfined '25/1/08' and violet THE MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT cachet. Issued for one Allen O'Brien noted as being born in 'Novia Scotia, New Foundland" (sic). Most unusual and not previously seen. SOLD
MBSA1307 1910 printed The British South Africa Company (Commercial Branch) letterhead, applied at base with block of four 1/- plus 12 x 1d 'Rhodesia' overprints (SG 84, 101), perfined /BSA/C' and violet straight line cachets. Issued in respect of the receipt of Quit Rent for two farms in 1910. SOLD
MBSA1311 1912 printed SPECIAL POWER OF ATTORNEY single page document, applied at upper right with 1d and pair 2½d Arms (SG 78, 80), each date perfined '8/07' and violet oval cachet dated 13th December. Folded for display, an unusual usage of these low values. £45
MBSA1309 1920 16th October, 'British South Africa Company' land grant document, bearing £5 'Rhodesia' overprint plus £1 Admiral (113e, 255r). Cancelled with large violet 'LAND SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT' cachet and in ink. The grant issued in favour of the farm Berry's Post in the Lomagundi district. Now folded for display. Most attractive. £185
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