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RU2369 Set without 5/- Cattle but 5/- Churchill instead, on illustrated First Day Cover. The £1 showing part clear and distinct DOUBLE IMPRESSION of the overprint, the right portion and '1965'. Most unusual and not previously seen. Fine addressed. SOLD
RU2464 6d, upper marginal vertical strip of six, major variety VERTICAL STRIP OF 6, BOTTOM THREE STAMPS WITHOUT OVERPRINT, although with flecks of the overprints remaining. Hinged on upper margin and stamp 5, otherwise superb unmounted. RARE. B.P.A. certificate (2021), confirming the flecks of overprint. SG 364a var.
 
Note: it is thought that one sheet showing this variety existed. The overprints and missing would no doubt have varied across the sheet
£1,500
RU2463 9d, vertical strip of six, major variety VERTICAL STRIP OF 6, BOTTOM TWO STAMPS WITHOUT OVERPRINT. Hinged on stamp 5, otherwise superb unmounted. RARE. B.P.A. certificate (2021). SG 365b. £3,250
RU2367 1966 5/- on 1/3 Churchill overprint, complete sheet of 60, together with unoverprinted complete sheet. Superb unmounted. RARE, and may well be unique. SG 373, 357 SOLD
RU2465 1966 Harrison definitives, 1/- vertical strip of four, 2/- lower marginal imprint pair and 5/- vertical pair, all with 'CANCELLED' strikes in black or violet (internal Post Office accounting strikes). SG 380, 383, 385 £15
RU2451 1966 Mardon definitive, original set of 11 values. Blocks of four, superb unmounted. SG 397-407 £70
RU2065 1966 Mardon definitive, original set of 11 values, cylinder '1A' blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 397-407 £140
RU2384 1966 Mardon definitive, original set of 11 values, cylinder '1B' or '2B' for the 1d, blocks of four, the 5s, 10s and £1 of six. Superb unmounted. SG 397-407 £160
RU2383 1966 Mardon definitive, original set of 11 values, imprint blocks of four, or the 1d and 5/- of eight. Superb unmounted. SG 397-407 £100
RU2373 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d JH4 printing, upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '7134' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 397 £10
RU2374 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d JH4 printing, upper marginal two rows of the sheet, showing colour blocks , 'VALUE' and running sheet number '7022' in margin. Twice folded, superb unmounted. SG 397 £20
RU2372 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d JH4 second printing (paler shades), lower right corner block of four showing typewritten endorsement in margin 'Perf. 141/2 comb. 17/8/1966.'. Superb unmounted. SG 397 second printing SOLD
RU2370 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d JH4 second printing (paler shades), upper marginal block of four, the left pair showing distinct shift / doubling of the purple printing, the right pair to a lesser degree. Superb unmounted. Striking and not previously seen.SG 397 second printing vars. £65
RU2376 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d chromo brown fourth printing (cream gum, bright shades), lower right corner block of ten showing running sheet number 'No. 72423' and 'VALUE' in margin, this the smaller type. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 397 fourth printing £20
RU2381 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d chromo brown fourth printing (cream gum, bright shades), two lower left corner cylinder '2A 2A' blocks of four, the first with typewritten endorsement in margin '9/5/1969' and second with central 'SALISBURY 9 MAY 1969' datestamp, this being the date of issue. Uncommon. SG 397 fourth printing £30
RU2386 1966 Mardon definitive, 2d chromo brown second printing (cream gum, lighter shades), lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 398 second printing £10
RU2387 1966 Mardon definitive, 2d chromo brown second printing (cream gum, lighter shades), lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 'No. 40626' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 398 second printing £12
RU2385 1966 Mardon definitive, 2d chromo brown second printing (cream gum, lighter shades), lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '1A' in margin, cancelled 'SALISBURY 9 MAY 1966' first day of issue datestamp. SG 398 second printing £20
RU1570 1966 Mardon definitive, 3d JH4 first printing, lower right corner block of four showing sheet value and running sheet number '65741' in margin, this apparently a further printing with different style on running sheet number. Superb unmounted. SG 399 £15
RU2389 1966 Mardon definitive, 3d chromo brown second printing (cream gum), lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '1A' and typewritten '11/12/1968' in margin, the First Day of issue. Superb unmounted. SG 399 second printing £15
RU2390 1966 Mardon definitive, 3d chromo brown second printing (cream gum), lower right corner block of four showing cylinder 'VALUE' and running sheet number 'No. 139918' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 399 second printing £20
RU2397 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, lower two lower rows of the sheet showing cylinder '1B', imprint and without sheet number. Folded twice, superb unmounted. SG 400 £40
RU2396 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '043' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 400 £12
RU2392 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, pair, left stamp showing dot below 'O' of 'POSTAGE' (position unknown). Superb unmounted. SG 400 and var. £12
RU2391 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, showing downwards shift of perforations just into design at top. Superb unmounted. SG 400 var. £12
RU2393 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing deeper shade, block of six showing very poor perforating with numerous perf. holes not clearly punched through. Some gum lacking, unmounted. SG 400 var.
 
Note: it is recorded in The Mashonaland Guide that the majority of the print run from cylinder '1B' was defective and therefore destroyed. This may well be an example of that
SOLD
RU2395 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, right marginal showing upwards shift of perforations and in addition shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 400 var. £40
RU2394 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d JH4 first printing, left marginal showing strong leftwards shift of green printing, well into margin. Superb unmounted. SG 400 var. £40
RU2398 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d chromo brown second printing (cream gum), lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '1A' in margin (cylinder '1B' not issued). Cancelled 'SALISBURY 10 FEB 1969', the First Day of issue. SG 400 second printing £20
RU2399 1966 Mardon definitive, 4d chromo brown second printing (cream gum), lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 'No. 35460' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 400 second printing £20
RU2401 1966 Mardon definitive, 6d JH4 first printing, upper left corner block of four showing colour dots in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 401 £8
RU2400 1966 Mardon definitive, 6d JH4 first printing, right marginal pair, right stamp showing large 'ring' (litho) flaw on central petal. Superb unmounted. SG 401 and var. £15
RU2412 1966 Mardon definitive, 9d chromo brown printing (first printing). Lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '16760' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 402 £10
RU2413 1966 Mardon definitive, 9d chromo brown printing (first printing). Lower right corner block of ten showing imprint, 'VALUE' and running sheet number '16760' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 402 £18
RU2414 1966 Mardon definitive, 9d chromo brown printing (second deeper printing). Two lower left cylinder 1A corner blocks of four, first typewritten '21/7/1969/' in margin and second cancelled 'SALISBURY 21 JUL 1969' First Day of issue datestamp. SG 402 £20
RU2411 1966 Mardon definitive, 9d chromo brown printing (second deeper printing). Lower right corner pair, unusually showing running sheet number '020' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 402 £20
RU2415 1966 Mardon definitive, 1/3 JH4 printing. Upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '010' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 403 £10
RU2420 1966 Mardon definitive, 2/- JH4 printing. Upper left corner block of four showing colour blocks in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 404 SOLD
RU2421 1966 Mardon definitive, 2/- JH4 printing. Upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '4117' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 404 £10
RU2424 1966 Mardon definitive, 5/- JH4 printing. Upper left corner block of four showing colour blocks in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 405 SOLD
RU2437 1966 Mardon definitive, 10/- JH4 printing. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Remarkably difficult. SG 406 SOLD
RU2438 1966 Mardon definitive, 10/- JH4 printing. Upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '1261' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 406 £50
RU2436 1966 Mardon definitive, 10/- JH4 printing. Showing 'retouch' flaw (constant, row 4/4). Superb used. Scarce as such. SG 406 var. £75
RU2434 1966 Mardon definitive, £1 JH4 printing. Upper left corner block of six showing colour blocks in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 406 SOLD
RU2382 1966 Mardon definitive, 2d blocks of 16 and 21, 1/3 two vertical pairs and single, 5/- corner copy and vertical pair plus £1 three singles. Each with 'CANCELLED' strikes (internal Post Office accounting). SG 398, 403, 405, 407 £50
RU2377 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d, experimental printing dri gum. Upper left corner block of four showing colour blocks in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG unlisted SOLD
RU2378 1966 Mardon definitive, 1d, experimental printing dri gum. Upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '0143' in margin. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG unlisted £60
RU2379 1966 Mardon definitive 1d, experimental printing dri gum. Lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '2B' numbers in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted £60
RU2380 1966 Mardon definitive 1d, experimental printing dri gum. Lower marginal block of eight showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted £75
RU2402 1966 Mardon definitive 6d, trial printing, brown gum white chromo paper (non flourescent). Upper right corner proving sheet number '1 007' block of four. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 35 sheets printed
SOLD
RU2405 1966 6d Mardon definitive, trial printing on supreme chromo paper (fluorescent). Lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '1B' in margin. Superb unmounted. RARE. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 55 sheets printed, divided into 6 x cylinder 1A, 11 x cylinder 1B and 38 cylinder 1C.
SOLD
RU2406 1966 6d Mardon definitive, trial printing on supreme chromo paper (fluorescent). Lower left corner block of six showing cylinder '1C' in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 55 sheets printed, divided into 6 x cylinder 1A, 11 x cylinder 1B and 38 cylinder 1C.
£450
RU2403 1966 Mardon definitive 6d, trial printing, brown gum supreme chromo paper (flourescent). Upper left corner traffic light block of four. Superb unmounted. Scarce, one of 55 possible. SG unlisted £350
RU2404 1966 Mardon definitive 6d, trial printing, brown gum supreme chromo paper (flourescent). Upper right corner proving sheet number block, '2 004'. Superb unmounted. Scarce, one of 55 possible. SG unlisted £450
RU2407 1966 6d Mardon definitive, trial printing on supreme chromo paper (fluorescent). Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 55 sheets printed
SOLD
RU2410 1966 Mardon definitive, 6d, trial printing, white esparto paper. Upper left corner 'traffic light' block of four. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted £50
RU2409 1966 Mardon definitive 6d, trial printing, white esparto paper. Upper right corner proving sheet number '3 103' block of four. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted £50
RU2408 1966 Mardon definitive 6d, trial printing, white esparto paper. Lower left corner block of four showing cylinder '1B' in margin. Uncommon, 76 sheets printed. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted £90
RU2418 1966 Mardon definitive 1/3, trial printing German brown gum. Upper right proving sheet number block of four showing '2 003' in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 104 sheets printed on this paper
£150
RU2419 1966 Mardon definitive 1/3, trial printing German brown gum. Upper right proving sheet number block of four showing '2 014' in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 104 sheets printed on this paper
£150
RU2417 1966 Mardon definitive 1/3, trial printing, German cream gum. Upper right proving sheet number '1 024' block of four. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 200 sheets printed on this paper
£65
RU2416 1966 Mardon definitive 1/3, trial printing, German cream gum. Upper right proving sheet number '1 106' block of four. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 200 sheets printed on this paper
£65
RU2429 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Lower right corner strips of three showing either cylinder '1A' or '1B' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted (see footnote) £50
RU2423 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Lower marginal strip of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted (see footnote) £45
RU2426 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Upper right corner pair showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 079 in margin. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted (see footnote) £35
RU2428 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Upper right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 050 in margin. Superb unmounted. SG unlisted (see footnote) £60
RU2427 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Right marginal pair, right stamp showing broken 'S' of 'POSTAGE (position unknown). Superb unmounted. SG unlisted (see footnote) £25
RU2425 1966 Mardon definitive 5/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Upper left corner block of four showing colour blocks in margin. Superb CTO 'SALISBURY 24 JAN 1967'. Scarce. SG unlisted (see footnote) £225
RU2439 1966 Mardon definitive 10/-, trial printing on JH3 paper. Upper left corner block of four showing 'traffic light' blocks in margin. Hinged on margin stamps unmounted. Uncommon. SG unlisted (see footnote) SOLD
RU2435 1966 Mardon definitive £1, trial printing on JH3 paper. Lower marginal (proving) imprint block of eight, this apparently from cylinder 1A as without the 'Q' flaw in Queen's cameo at lower right. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG unlisted (see footnote) £475
RU2422 1967 21st November, cover bearing 9d Mardon definitive, (SG 402 first printing), cancelled 'SALISBURY', apparently on the First Day of issue. Fine and unaddressed. Uncommon. £35
RU2453 1966-67 Dual Currency. Complete set of five values lower left corner blocks of four showing cylinder numbers in margins, plus 2½c '1B' and 10c both printings plus '1B' and '1C'. Superb unmounted. SG 408-412 £70
RU2431 1967 2½c / 3d Dual Currency, upper right block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '147' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 408 £4
RU2430 1967 2½c / 3d Dual Currency, lower left block of four showing cylinder '1B' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 408 £5
RU2444 1967 1/- / 10c Dual currency, combined cylinder 1C and imprint block of 12, first printing with perfs. through margin. Superb unmounted. SG 409 SOLD
RU2433 1967 1/- / 10c Dual currency, lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number '6222', first printing with perfs. through margin. Superb unmounted. SG 409 £10
RU2432 1967 1/- / 10c Dual currency, lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 'No. 17122' in margin, second printing, imperforate lower margin. Superb unmounted. SG 409 £10
RU2452 1967 1/- / 10c Dual currency, second printing, imperforate lower margin, cylinder '1A' and 'VALUE' running sheet 'No 17352' corner blocks of four. Superb CTO '10 FEB 1969', the First Day of issue. SG 409 £15
RU2440 1967 1/6 / 15c Dual currency. Right marginal showing green dot over 'I' of 'RHODESIA' (position unknown). Superb unmounted. SG 410 var. £6
RU2441 1967 2/- / 20c Dual currency, lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet number 'No. 1489' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 411
 
Note: experience would suggest that this duty is by far the most difficult of the Dual Currency issue, despite catalogue quotation
£25
RU2445 1967 2/- / 20c Dual currency, lower two rows of the sheet showing cylinder 1A, imprint and 'VALUE' 'No. 2862' in margin. Twice folded, superb unmounted. SG 411
 
Note: experience would suggest that this duty is by far the most difficult of the Dual Currency issue, despite catalogue quotation
£90
RU2442 1967 2/6 / 25c Dual currency, lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 412 £25
RU2443 1967 2/6 / 25c Dual currency, lower right corner block of four showing 'VALUE' and running sheet 'No. 459' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 412 £30
RU2446 1967 1st November, envelope bearing pair 1/- / 10c Dual currency (SG 409), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of issue. Fine and unaddressed. Uncommon. £40
RU2447 1968 11th March, envelope bearing 1/6 / 15c Dual currency (SG 410), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of issue. Fine and unaddressed. Uncommon. £45
RU2448 1968 11th March, envelope bearing 2/- / 20c Dual currency (SG 411), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of issue. Fine and unaddressed. Uncommon. £45
RU2449 1968 11th March, envelope bearing 1/6 / 15c and 2/- / 20c Dual currencies (SG 410, 411), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of issue. Fine and unaddressed. Uncommon. £55
RU2450 1967 9th December, printed envelope bearing 2/6 / 25c Dual currency (SG 412), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of issue. Fine and addressed. Uncommon. SOLD
RU2368 1974 2½c definitive, block of 30 being the lower three rows of the sheet, one stamp, row four of the middle row, showing dramatic under inking impression. This probably as a result of water/moisture on the plate. Striking and highly unusual. PFSA certificate (1977), with six signatories noting 'probably due to damage on the roller blanket'. Superb unmounted. SG 490 and var. £300
RU2459 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at right, with interleaving, 1d 3rd printing, 2d and 3d 2nd printings. SG SB8 £20
RU2460 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at right, with interleaving, 1d 3rd printing, 2d and 3d 2nd printings, the first 1d pane showing running sheet number in margin. SG SB8 £25
RU2458 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at right, with interleaving, 1d 4th printing, 2d and 3d 2nd printings. SG SB8 £20
RU2461 1968 5/- Mardon booklet 1d pane. Margins at right, showing running sheet number '59540' in margin thus proving the printing. SG SB8 booklet pane £6
RU2456 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at left, without interleaving, all values first printings. SG SB8 £20
RU2454 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at left, with interleaving, 1d 4th printing, 2d and 3d second printings. Both 3d panes showing large brown dot in Queen's cameo (position unknown). SG SB8 and vars. £30
RU2455 1968 5/- Mardon booklet. Margins at left, with interleaving, 1d 4th printing, 2d and 3d second printings. One 1d pane showing cylinder colour dots in margin. SG SB8 £22
RU2462 1968 5/- Mardon booklet panes. Margins at left, a group of the various printings used, 1d 1st, 3rd and 4th, 2d 1st and 3d 1st and 2nd. SG SB8 booklet panes £20
RU2466 1973 16th May, airmail envelope bearing 14c David Livingstone and 12½c definitive (SG 480, 446), cancelled 'VICTORY AVENUE UMTALI', sent registered with printed label, to England. Attractive. £15
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