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MBSA1973 1892 Plate proofs. Complete set of 11 duties of the first printings / colours, each imperforate and full gum. Lovely fresh colours with non of the oxidization often encountered. A RARE group in this condition. SG 1-13 (basic) plate proofs £1,850
MBSA1974 1892 Arms, 2/-, 2/6 lilac, 5/-, 10/-, £2, £5 and £10, each perforated IMPL. INST. by the Imperial Institute. All with gum, some light faults including 5/- oxidised. An extremely rare group. SG 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 vars.
 
Note: a number of these are ex. Simpson, although not all. Many years ago we sold the 6d and £1 duties similarly perforated, which are missing from this group. Combined, it may well be that this is a UNIQUE set.
SOLD
MBSA1966 1893 6d, deep blue. Lower marginal block of four. Very fine fresh mint. Uncommon. SG 3 £175
MBSA1979 1893 6d, deep blue. Horizontal strip of four plus a single, on piece very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO'. Most attractive. SG 3 £25
MBSA1967 1892 1/-, grey-brown. Upper marginal block of four. Bend through upper pair, hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. Uncommon. SG 4 £125
MBSA1968 1892 2/-, vermilion. Right marginal block of four. Very fine fresh mint. Scarce. SG 5 £225
MBSA1969 1892 2/6, grey-purple. Block of four. Very fine mint. SG 6 £145
MBSA1970 1892 5/- orange-yellow. Block of four. Very fine fresh mint. RARE. SG 8 £350
RNA30 1897 11th September, printed two page letter from the joint secretaries of the Bulawayo Railway Celebrations Committee, Earnest C. Baxter and Charles W. Bloomfield, from their offices at 4 Glass's Chambers, Bulawayo, and dated October 9th, 1897. The letter detailing previous correspondence and advice that a free return pass to Bulawayo, reservations for this, and further advice for the upcoming event. Further to ask that this letter be brought and would be exchanged for a badge to recognise admission to all the planned events and accommodation. The second page detailing the events planned. This letter issued to D. Ward Esq., Crown Prosecutor, Cape Town. Along with the despatch envelope bearing 8d small Arms (SG 24), cancelled 'BULAWAYO SP 11 97', addressed to Cape Town, arrival backstamp. A truly remarkable survivor and most likely unique. £950
MBSA1971 1896 overprints on Cape, 1s yellow-ochre two horizontal pairs plus 3d pale claret strip of four. On piece cancelled bold 'BULAWAYO OC 26 96' sc datestamps. The 1s positions 2-3, the 3d positions 1-4. Highly unusual and most attractive. SG 64, 61 £725
MBSA1972 1905 Arms 1d red. Major variety IMPERFORATE, upper marginal block of four. Very fine mint. A RARE multiple. SG 78b £875
MBSA1962 1905 5/- Falls, perf. 14. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp pristine unmounted. Scarce as such. SG 99 £200
MBSA1965 1905 (?), 1d Arms illustrated postal stationery card (H&G 11a) with full view on the reverse ‘Victoria Falls, Rhodesia. Gorge below Falls, showing Spray at Exit.’ Printed in sepia. Very fine unused, RARE AS SUCH. £325
MBSA1964 1905 (?), 1d Arms illustrated postal stationery card (H&G 11a) with full view on the reverse ‘Victoria Falls, Rhodesia. The Zambezi above the Falls.’ Printed in sepia. Very fine unused, RARE AS SUCH. £325
MBSA1963 1905 (?), 1d Arms illustrated postal stationery card (H&G 11a) with full view on the reverse ‘Victoria Falls, Rhodesia. View from the North Bank.’ Printed in sepia. Very fine unused, RARE AS SUCH. £325
T2310 1893 (18th April), TRANSVAAL USED IN MASHONALAND. Part of a large envelope sent registered to Johannesburg. Bearing three examples of the ZAR Vurtheim issue 2d olive-bistre (SG 178) all tied by three strikes of TULI / MASHONALAND (18 Apr) single circle datestamps with a further very fine strike below. Most unusual and very rare, being one of only two items of mail recorded with ZAR stamps used in Mashonaland.
 
Note: it is believed the 6d franking paid the registration fee of 4d and the 2d per half ounce letter rate. This envelope would have gone via the Transvaal Route from Tuli to Pretoria and Johannesburg via Pietersburg.
£350
MBSA1975 ENKELDOORN dc, crisp complete and part strikes dated 26 AUG 18, on ½d Admiral block of four £30
MBSA1976 HEADLANDS dc, crisp complete central strike dated 28 APR 15, on block of four ½d Admirals £45
MBSA1977 MAZOE dc, four large part strikes dated 23 JUN 1923, on block of four ½d Admirals £40
MBSA1978 SHAGARI dc, two crisp large part strikes dated 9 DEC 1918, on block of four ½d Admirals £35
AB3306 ‘678’ (Gubulawayo) large part upright strike on Bechuanaland Protectorate '6d’ on 6d (SG 45). Scarce usage in Matabeleland. SG 45 £55
AA6139 1897 Tati Concessions Company Ltd. private revenue stamps. 5/- dull reddish lilac. Very fine fresh mint. T&M TC 1.3 £150
AA6137 1897 Tati Concessions Company Ltd. private revenue stamps, 10/- grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. T&M TC 1.4 £150
AA6138 1897 Tati Concessions Company Ltd. private revenue stamp, £1 slate-blue. Very fine fresh mint. T&M TC 1.5 £200
AA6140 1897 Tati Concessions Company Ltd. private revenue stamps. £5 orange. Exceptionally fine fresh mint. Scarce. T&M TC 1.6 £325
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