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RU2204 Set of 14 values less 5/- Churchill, upper left corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins, the 10/- with 'tail feather' flaw. Superb unmounted. An uncommon group. SG 359-372 SOLD
RU2150 6d, BINDA forgery, upper marginal overprint upright although at a slant and a typical over inked impression. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 364 forgery £100
RU2151 6d, BINDA forgery, showing OVERPRINT INVERTED. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 364 forgery £110
RU2152 9d, BINDA forgery, lower marginal showing OVERPRINT ON REVERSE (not an offset), in addition typical over inked impression. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 365 forgery var. £140
RU2153 9d, BINDA forgery, showing OVERPRINT INVERTED, in addition strong upwards shift. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 365 forgery var. £140
RU2168 1966 5/- on 1/3 Churchill Independence overprint, on home-made cover, cancelled 'MABELREIGN' on the First Day of Issue. SG 373 £30
RU2155 1966 5/- on 1/3 Churchill Independence overprint, the so-called Cape Town forgery with weak leg to '9' of '1965'. Two copies one superb unmounted and the other 'used' with corner cancel. SG 373 forgeries £30
RU2156 1966 5/- on 1/3 Churchill Independence overprint, the so-called Cape Town forgery with weak leg to '9' of '1965'. Apparently 'used' with unconvincing cancel. Still uncommon as such. SG 373 forgery £20
RU2205 1966 Harrison definitive, complete set of 14 values all upper marginal, in addition the 5/- showing the 'comet' flaw. Superb unmounted. SG 374-387 £14
RU2157 1966 6d Harrison definitive, left marginal showing strong rightwards shift or yellow printing, just into Queen’s cameo. Superb unmounted and uncommon this strong. SG 378 var. £40
RU1522 £1 JH4 printing. Lower right corner block of six showing cylinder '1B' numbers in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 407 £90
RU2158 1974 5c definitive, two matching upper right corner blocks of four, the first showing 'brand' flaw, (constant on earlier printings row 2/10 cylinder B), and the second without. Superb unmounted. An unusual pair. SG 493 and var. £20
RU2185 1977 Birds, complete set on privately printed First Day Cover, a woodcut image of a Hoopoe. Not previously seen. SG 537-542 £10
RU2159 1978 4c definitive, lower marginal vertical pair showing strong downwards shift of perforations, now bisecting 'RHODESIA'. Superb unmounted. Scarce and not previously seen. SG 557 var. £50
RU2174 1978 28th March, native cover posted unpaid endorsed 'pay forward', addressed to Hunters Road. Struck with violet boxed T 8 CENTS' cachet, then applied with 2c and 6d dues (later printings), cancelled on the 31st March. £30
RU2167 1965 11th November, cover bearing Churchill 1/3 cancelled 'SALISBURY 11th November 1965', printed at left 'RHODESIA INDEPENDENCE (etc.)'. Uncommon. SOLD
RU2202 1966 8th December, reduced coloured image of the Independence 'PROCLAMATION', bearing upper right 2/6 Independence (SG 358) cancelled 'SALISBURY 8 DEC 1965' on the first day of issue. Attractive and most unusual. £65
RU2199 1966 16th March, cover bearing Harrison 2d (SG 375), machine cancelled 'SALISBURY' and applied with 'THANK YOU South Africa / PETROL' label, locally addressed. A little crumpled. £8
RU2188 1968 19th August, cover for the RHODESIAN MEDICAL CONGRESS, Bulawayo 19th – 25th August, 1968. Bearing 1/6 Beit (SG 426), cancelled with special 'RHODESIAN MEDICAL CONGRESS / BULAWAYO' datestamps, addressed to Scotland. £12
RU2189 1968 26th August, printed BULAWAYO 75 Jamborally cover bearing Harrison 6d (SG 378), cancelled 'HILLSIDE', further red oval '1968 BULAWAYO JAMBORALLY / HILLSIDE DAMS' cachet upper left. £10
RU2200 1969 28th September, small envelope bearing 3d Bridges (SG 435), cancelled 'HARTLEY HILLS' locally addressed. Delightful. £15
RU2190 1970 2nd March, printed cover for Rhodesia as a Republic, bearing 2½c decimal definitive (SG 441), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. It was this action that brought about the second period of the UK regarding Rhodesian stamps as illegal and subject to charge. SOLD
RU2163 1970 1st August, Air Mail letter sheet bearing 2½c and 5c definitives (SG 441, 443) plus GB 5d Commonwealth Games, all cancelled 'MARLBOROUGH'. Addressed to England and apparently allowed without charge, presumably accepting the GB for delivery. Unusual and innovative. £20
RU2162 1970 6th August, Air Mail letter sheet bearing 2½c and 5c definitives (SG 441, 443) plus GB 5d Commonwealth Games, all machine cancelled 'SALISBURY'. Addressed to England and apparently allowed without charge, presumably accepting the GB for delivery. Unusual and innovative. £20
RU2165 1970 19th August, Air Mail letter sheet bearing 2½c and 5c definitives (SG 441, 443) plus GB 5d Commonwealth Games, cancelled 'HIGHLANDS', although not the GB adhesive. Addressed to England and upon arrival applied with printed 'SOUTHERN RHODESIAN STAMPS (etc.)' label and struck with green 'STAMPS NOT VALID' cachet. This endorsed '6d' and duly applied with GB 6d due cancelled '28 AU'. Unusual and innovative, apparently not charged at the correct rate. £20
RU2203 1970 20th August, large manila envelope bearing various decimal definitives to the value of 57½c, cancelled 'SALISBURY' and sent registered airmail to Scotland. Applied with 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA STAMPS (etc.)' label and struck with 'INVALID STAMPS USED' cachet endorsed '8/6d'. Duly applied with 1/- and 2/6 strip of three dues cancelled 24 AU. A most appealing and unusual cover. £40
RU2164 1970 21st August, Air Mail letter sheet bearing 2½c and 5c definitives (SG 441, 443), machine cancelled 'AVONDALE', addressed to England. Struck with green boxed '1/9d TO PAY' cachet duly applied with GB 1d, 8d and 1/- dues. £15
RU2176 1971 14th May, printed cover for the End of Petrol Rationing, bearing 2½c decimal definitive (SG 441), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. £6
RU2166 1971 24th November, printed cover for the Settlement agreement between Ian Smith and Sir Alec Douglas Home, ending the Independence dispute, later to fall away. Bearing 2½c decimal definitive (SG 441) cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2177 1972 23rd May, printed cover for the Pearce Report announcing the Settlement terms as unacceptable, bearing 3½c decimal definitive (SG 442), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2175 1972 20th December, cover addressed to Salisbury struck at upper right with violet tc 'NORTH POLE / XMAS / TOYLAND' cachet and a further 'REINDEER POST' upper left. Then with red 'POSTAGE PAID' datestamp between. Most appealing. SOLD
RU2170 1974 25th April, printed cover for the Ruwa Park Cuboree, bearing 2½c decimal definitive (SG 441), cancelled with special magenta boxed strike. £10
RU2178 1975 25th August, cover bearing 3c and 12½c definitives (SG 491, 499), each cancelled 'PAULINGTON' and with Scouting cachet upper left, sent registered to Avondale. £10
RU2179 1975 printed cover for the 10th Anniversary of Independence, bearing 3c definitive (SG 491), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. £10
RU2173 1976 28th January, registered envelope bearing 2½c definitives x five (SG 490), cancelled 'CHIKWANDA' addressed to Salisbury, blank registration label endorsed in red ink. Attractive and uncommon. £20
RU2183 1976 15th April, printed cover for the Cub Scout Indaba, Ruwa Park, bearing 2½c definitive (SG 490), cancelled 'RUWA'. £6
RU2182 1976 23rd April, long printed cover for the Mashonaland Girl Guide Camp, Pax Park, Salisbury, bearing 2½c definitive (SG 490, cancelled 'NORTON'. £8
RU2184 1976 16th October, printed cover for the 19th Jamboree-on-the-air Scouting event, Ruwa Park. Bearing 3c definitive (SG 491), cancelled 'RUWA'. £6
RU2171 1976 16th October, printed cover for the 19th Jamboree-on-the-air Scouting event, Hillside, Bulawayo. Bearing 4c Animals (SG 529), cancelled 'HILLSIDE'. £8
RU2181 1977 22nd February, printed cover for the Girl Guides Association of Rhodesia, bearing 3c definitive (SG 491), cancelled 'RUNIVILLE'. £8
RU2180 1977 30th April, long printed cover for Trade Fair 77 plus Scouting Emblems, bearing 3c Birds (SG 537), cancelled 'BULAWAYO'. £8
RU2201 1977 23rd June, cover bearing 3c Birds (SG 537), cancelled with special large 'TROUTBECK / RHODESIA' publicity datestamp. Unaddressed. £5
RU2187 1978 9th September, printed cover for the 50th Chancellor Cup Scout Meeting, bearing 4c definitive (SG 557), cancelled 'RUNIVILLE'. £6
RU2196 1979 17th April, printed cover for the Zimbabwe Rhodesia Election, bearing 5c Flight (SG 571), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2197 1979 31st May, printed cover for the last day of Rhodesia, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2198 1979 1st July, printed cover for the first day of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2195 1979 26th June, printed cover for the Opening of the First Zimbabwe Rhodesia Parliament, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2194 1979 10th September, printed cover for the Zimbabwe Rhodesia Constitutional Conference, Lancaster House, London, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2186 1979 15th November, printed cover for the 70th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts Association, bearing 4c definitive (SG 557), cancelled with special red machine datestamp. Uncommon. £15
RU2169 1979 12th December, printed illustrated cover for the Direct British rule in Rhodesia and arrival of Governor, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558) cancelled SALISBURY. SOLD
RU2172 c1980 printed 'BUSINESS REPLY ENVELOPE', addressed in part to 'Management Committee Ballot Paper - Contributor'. Very fine unused. A most unusual survivor. £20
RU2191 1980 27th February, printed cover for the Independence Elections, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
RU2192 1980 17th April, printed cover for the last day of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, bearing 5c definitive (SG 558), cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SOLD
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