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RU2024 1965 Independence overprints. Ministry of Posts publicity notice relating to this issue, printed on both sides and giving the relevant information concerning the issue, numbers overprinted and order requirements. Noted in manuscript alongside the 2s 'IN SHORT SUPPLY' and alongside the 5s, 10s and Churchill Overprinted 5s 'SOLD OUT'. Folded and some faults although a rare survivor and illustrating the high demand for this issue at the time. £50
RU1996 1966 Independence overprints ½d, upper right corner value block of 12, showing additional strike of horizontal perforations in right margin and into stamps. Superb unmounted. Most unusual and not previously seen on the overprinted issue. SG 359 vars. £250
RU1997 1966 Independence overprints 1/-, major variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Upper marginal, superb unmounted. RARE and the most difficult of the three duties showing this variety. BPA certificate (2008). SG 366a SOLD
RU1998 1966 Churchill 1/3 overprinted and surcharged 5/-. Lower right corner horizontal block of eight showing imprint and cylinders '1A' in margin. Folded between, superb unmounted. SG 373 £90
RU1999 1966 5/- on 1/3 Churchill Independence overprint, OVERPRINTED BOTH SIDES. Superb unmounted. RARE. SG 373 var. £250
RU2000 1966 4d Harrison definitive, block of four showing strong double sepia 'doctor blade' lines running horizontally between. Superb unmounted. A dramatic and scarce variety. SG 377 var. £160
RU2001 1966 6d Harrison definitive, lower right corner cylinder '1B' block of four, showing large green inking blob on lower right stamp virtually obliterating the Queen's portrait. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 387 and var. £200
RU2002 1966 9d Harrison definitive, horizontal strip of ten across the sheet, showing progressive ‘faded cameo’ variety from left to right. Folded for display, superb unmounted. SG 379 var. SOLD
RU2003 1966 9d QEII definitive, showing very strong ‘faded cameo’ variety, with normal for comparison. Very fine used. Striking and very scarce this prominent. SG 379 var. £75
RU2004 1966 2/- Harrison definitive, left marginal block of four showing strong upwards shift of purple printing, doubling 'RHODESIA'. Superb unmounted. SG 383 vars. £90
RU2005 1966 2/- Harrison definitive, lower right corner cylinder '1A' block of four, showing leftwards shift of red printing, also on the relevant colour block in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 383 vars. £60
RU2006 1966 2/6 Harrison definitive, left marginal showing strong rightwards shift of vermilion printing. Superb unmounted, uncommon this strong. SG 384 var. £40
RU2008 1966 5/- Harrison definitive. Lower two rows of the sheet with imprint and cylinder '1A' in margin, showing progressive shift of blue printing down, from the right to left. Left stamps strong, with ‘POSTAGE’ now in lower margin. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 385 vars. £450
RU2007 1966 5/- Harrison definitive. Lower two rows of the sheet with imprint and cylinder '1A' in margin, showing progressive shift of ochre printing down, from the right to left. Superb unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 385 vars. £450
RU2009 1966 10/- Harrison definitive, showing very strong downwards shift of the black printing. Very fine used. Striking and very scarce this pronounced. SG 386 var. £90
RU2018 1966 6th April, large manilla envelope now folded, bearing Harrison definitive 6d, 5/- and £1 plus Southern Rhodesia 3d and 1/- strip of three, plus another most likely a 5/-, removed. Addressed to England. Crumpled edges although a most unusual high value franking. £45
RU2016 1969 May, printed Airmail cover bearing Harrison £1 definitive (SG 387), lightly cancelled and sent registered Express to Germany. Arrival backstamps. Most attractive and unusual. £120
RU2010 1966 6d Mardon definitive, trial printing on white chromo paper (non fluorescent). Cylinder 1B block of four. Superb unmounted. Very scarce. SG unlisted
 
Note: a total of 35 sheets printed, divided into 9 x cylinder 1A and 26 cylinder 1B.
£650
RU2011 £1, trial printing on JH3 paper. Showing prominent ‘ring’ (litho) flaw on right sable. Superb unmounted. Most unusual. SG unlisted (see footnote) £75
RU2017 1969 10th February, cover bearing 1d, 4d and 1/- / 10c Mardons, these being the third, second and second printings respectively of each value. Cancelled 'SALISBURY / 10 FEB 1969' the first day of issue. A very scarce cover. £40
RU2012 1967 1/6 Dr. Jameson, showing BLACK PRINTING DOUBLED. A very clear impression, superb unmounted. SG 413 var. £110
RU2013 1967 1/6 Dr. Jameson, showing BLACK PRINTING DOUBLED. A very clear and strong impression, and probably the clearest example of this variety seen. Superb unmounted. SG 413 var. £125
RU2022 1965 21st December, cover struck with bilingual violet 'ACCREDITED DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVE FOR RHODESIA / OFFICIAL PRETORIA' cachet then further machine cancelled. Addressed to Johannesburg. An unusual diplomatic item from the period just after the declaration of Independence. SOLD
RU2014 1966 12th March, long manilla cover bearing 11 values of the Independence overprints to £1 (no 2/- or 5/-'s), cancelled 'SALISBURY' and addressed to Zambia. The cover duly surcharged and then applied with Zambian 2d and 6d dues cancelled 'MUFULIRA'. Attractive. £55
RU2015 1969 27th October, cover bearing pair 1d Independence overprints and 1d Harrison definitive, cancelled 'MAZOE' and addressed to United Kingdom with a further red 'R.A.F. 50 YEARS / RHODESIANS FOUGHT / FOR YOU IN TWO / WORLD WARS / HELP THEM NOW / SUPPORT RHODESIA' cachet. These then duly ignored and struck with violet 'INVALID STAMPS USED / POSTAGE DUE 8d' cachet, then applied with pair GB dues cancelled 'LIVERPOOL 3 DE 69'. Unusual and not previously seen. SOLD
RU2021 1970 13th July, printed cover for the 7th Danie Craven Week, cancelled with special '75th Anniversary' rugby cachet. Uncommon. £15
RU2019 1968 16th March, colour Post Card posted unpaid and struck with bold red rectangular and crested '2 (IND) COMPANY / ROYAL RHODESIA / REGIMENT / OFFICIAL FREE / KARIBA, RHODESIA' cachet. Further 'KARIBA' ads and addressed to Salisbury. Very fine and a scarce item from the earlier part of the terrorist war. £45
RU2020 1969 9th September, cover posted unstamped and endorsed at top 'FORCES MAIL'. Struck with bold red rectangular and crested '2 (IND) COMPANY / ROYAL RHODESIA / REGIMENT / OFFICIAL FREE / KARIBA, RHODESIA' cachet. Further with 'KARIBA' machine date stamp, addressed to Salisbury. Very fine and a scarce item from the earlier part of the terrorist war. SOLD
RU2025 Rhodesia Railways - collection on four pages. All used and a very comprehensive range of 52 offices using these, the majority overprinted with the station code, a few hand stamped or typewritten. A total of 386 stamps. A remarkable assembly and would be very difficult to replicate today. SOLD
RU2023 Group of seven plain covers each bearing Harrison 6d, and cancelled with more unusual offices, GOLDEN VALLEY, GAWA-KARIBA, GADZEMA, CHEREDZI, CHATSWORTH, BEIT BRIDGE and LALAPANZI. £30
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