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MBSA1732 1d to £1, basic set of eight values. Fine or very fine mint. A difficult assembly. SG 1, 2, 4-6, 8-10 SOLD
MBSA1731 1892 ½d on 6d to 8d on 1/-. Set of four values, fine or very fine mint. An above average set of these delicate stamps. SG14-17 £550
MBSA1733 1896 1d to 4/-, complete set of nine values plus listed shades of the 2d and 4d, fine or very fine and fresh mint set. A difficult assembly. SG 29-37, 30a, 32b £325
MBSA1735 1896 1d scarlet and emerald. Block of six, fine used each cancelled 'BULAWAYO MATABELELAND / OC 26 97' single circle datestamps. Attractive and unusual. SG 29 £35
MBSA1724 1896 8d green and mauve shade. Unusually with crackly gum, regular shade for comparison. Most unusual and not previously seen Very fine mint. SG 34 shade SOLD
MBSA1716 1896 'One Penny' on 3d Matabele Provisional, wide setting. Superb used cancelled with part violet 'BULAWAYO' sc datestamp. RARE as such. SG 51 SOLD
MBSA1720 1896 ‘THREE PENCE’ on 5/- Matabele Provisional. Very fine mint. SG 53 £135
MBSA1728 FORGERY 1s yellow-ochre showing the characteristic narrow 'A's of 'AFRICA'. Very useful reference. Very fine mint. SG 64 forgery SOLD
MBSA1736 1897 1d scarlet and emerald. Block of six very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 3 DEC 98' dc datestamps. Unusual and attractive. SG 67 £65
MBSA1737 1897 3d brown-red and slate-blue. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, VERTICAL PAIR. Hinged on upper stamp, fresh mint. RARE, one of ten such pairs possible. SG 69a £4,350
MBSA1726 1898 Arms £2, vertically reading up. Upper marginal, very fine without gum. SG 91s £75
MBSA1723 1898 £10 Arms, vertically reading down. Very fine without gum. SG 93s £75
MBSA1725 1902 Arms £1 greyish red-purple, perf. 14. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 90a £450
MBSA1734 1901 Arms £5 deep blue. Very fine fresh mint. RARE. BPA certificate (1991). SG 92
 
Note: a number of this duty exist ex. the Waterlow archive and without gum. Genuine examples with gum and as issued are considerably scarcer.
£2,750
MBSA1700 1905 1d to 5/- Falls, complete set of six value. Very fine or superb unmounted, all marginal or corner, 2/6 and 5/- hinged on the margin only. An exceptionally difficult assembly. SG 94-99 £550
MBSA1701 1905 1d Falls, perf. 14. Left marginal, stamp pristine unmounted. SG 94 £15
MBSA1715 1905 1d Falls, perf. 14. Showing prominent inking flaws at centre. Very fine mint and most unusual. SG 94 var. £55
MBSA1703 1905 1d Falls, perf. 14. Upper left corner block of four. Wonderfully fresh unmounted. SG 94 £50
MBSA1706 1905 5d Falls, perf. 14½. Left marginal, hinged on margin stamp pristine unmounted. SG 96 £60
MBSA1705 1905 5d Falls, perf. 14½. Reddish claret shade. Very fine unmounted. SG 96 shade £60
MBSA1708 1905 2/6 Falls, right marginal hinged on margin stamp pristine unmounted. A remarkable stamp. SG 98 £200
MBSA1707 1905 2/6 Falls, lower marginal showing imprint in margin. Few short perfs. at top, fine unmounted. SG 98 £150
MBSA1709 1905 2/6 Falls, lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '84' in margin. Hinged on upper pair, lower unmounted. Lovely. SG 98 £750
MBSA1702 1905 5/- Falls, perf. 14. Right marginal, hinged on margin stamp pristine unmounted. Very scarce as such. SG 99 £200
MBSA1710 1905 5/- Falls, perf. 14. Lower marginal showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 99 £225
MBSA1721 1905 5/- Falls, perf. 14. A weak impression, in particular at left with much of '1905' failing to print. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 99 var. £125
MBSA1704 1905 5/- Falls, perf. 14½ to 15. Gum disturbance and minor soiling at top, fine mint. RARE, very few recorded in any condition. SG 99a £250
MBSA1719 1909 'Rhodesia' overprints 2½d pale dull blue. Showing ‘no stop’ variety. Very fine mint. SG 103a £50
MBSA1730 1909 'Rhodesia' overprint 2/6 bluish grey. Showing 'no stop' variety. Very fine mint. SG 108a £110
MBSA1729 1909 'Rhodesia' overprint 5/- orange. Showing 'No stop' variety, very fine mint. SG 110a £135
MBSA1727 1909 'Rhodesia' overprint 10/- dull green. Showing 'no stop' variety. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 112a SOLD
AA5311 1890 4th July, ‘Tamsen’ envelope addressed to the Transvaal, originating from Gubulawayo, Matabeleland one week before the Pioneer Column crossed from Tuli, Bechuanaland into Matabeleland. Bearing four examples of the ‘Protectorate Fourpence’ surcharge on ½d vermilion (SG 53), one being affixed at each corner and each tied by a ‘678’ Barred Oval, a light proving strike of the ‘GUBULAWAYO' single circle datestamp (with ‘BECHUANALAND’ removed) showing the date ‘4 JY’ inverted. Mafeking (22 July) transit strike on the front and a Pretoria (31 July) transit backstamp. Rare and most attractive. £750
MBSA1713 1899 13th December, homemade wrapper being a folded page from a ledger somewhat crudely sewn at top and right. Endorsed at top 'From G Urlmin B Squadron Plumers Horse (on active service)' and further at lower left countersigned 'Free on active service'. Cancelled 'B.S.A.P. CAMP / BULAWAYO', and addressed to England. Upon arrival endorsed in blue crayon 'T 6' although then apparently deleted, further struck with black '1d / F.B.' cachet'. The wrapper somewhat battered en-route and applied with printed 'V . R . / FOUND OPEN AND OFFICIALLY SEALED' label at left. Reverse with Bulawayo 13 DEC despatch and Watford JA 27 arrival strikes. Some faults but still an item of much character. £475
MBSA1717 MARANDELLA'S sc, almost complete bold strike dated MR 15 13, on 1d Double Head, perf. 15 SOLD
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