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SR1355 Plate proof of the 1d, lower marginal vertical block of eight, imprint in margin. The upper pair perforated horizontally otherwise imperforate. Ex. the printer’s archive, traces of gum, security punctures and usual condition for these. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 2 plate proofs var. £300
SR1356 Plate proof of the 1½d, horizontal block of six, the left pair perforated vertically otherwise imperforate. Ex. the printer’s archive, traces of gum, security punctures and usual condition for these. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 3 plate proofs and var. £275
SR1357 1924 1d, vertical block of four across the horizontal interpanneau margin, full imprint, upper pair imperforate to margin at base. Minor faults fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 2 var. £100
SR1358 1924 KGV Admiral 1½d, horizontal pair both imperforate at top to interpanneau margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. Scarce. SG 3 var. £200
SR1359 1924 KGV Admiral 1½d, vertical pair both imperforate at left to interpanneau margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. Very scarce. SG 3 var. SOLD
SR1360 1924 1½d, re-joined block of four across the horizontal interpanneau margin, lower stamp imperforate to margin at top. Without gum and creased. Still RARE. SG 3 var.
 
Note: the 1½d is by far the most difficult of the three duties showing the imperforate to interpanneau margin variety.
SOLD
SR1362 1924 5/-, deep blue and deep turquoise-green shade. Minor colour run, fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY'. SG 14 shade £125
SR1361 1924 5/-, deep blue and deep turquoise-green shade. Unwashed with intact colour, superb used cancelled 'PARCELS BULAWAYO RHODESIA' crisp datestamp. Exceptional. SG 14 shade £170
SR1369 2d and 3d, each an upper right corner copy showing running sheet numbers in margins. Hinged on margins stamps very fine unmounted. SG 29-30 £45
SR1368 3d, un-issued colour magenta and brown overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN', small security puncture, plus 2d large Falls likewise un-issued colours red-brown and violet similarly overprinted. Applied to printed 'WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED' publicity card prepared for the Spanish market along with a further six issued stamps from various colonies. Each with their respective 'S.T.' number above, and each with a curious 'tick' mark alongside. A rare survivor in this format. SG 33, 35 specimen / printer's sample SOLD
SR1363 1d complete design, plate proof. ex the Waterlow archive. Imperforate on gummed paper, security puncture and correctional ink mark at left. Fine for these. Uncommon. SG 31 plate proof £45
SR1364 2d vignette only, plate proof. ex the Waterlow archive. Imperforate on gummed paper, security puncture. Fine for these. Uncommon. SG 32 plate proof £40
SR1365 Set of four values, blocks of four very fine unmounted. SG 31-34 £120
SR1366 Set of four values, marginal blocks of four very fine unmounted. SG 31-34 £120
SR1367 Set in lower marginal pairs showing imprint in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 31-34 £100
SR1385 1935 14th July, KGV 4d Field Marshal registered envelope bearing Silver Jubilee complete set of four values (SG 31-34), cancelled 'GWELO', addressed to Johannesburg. £35
SR1370 2d, perf. 14, left marginal block of four showing rightwards shift of green printing. Superb unmounted. SG 35a var. £140
SR1374 Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow Archive. 1d block of four of the vignette only, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Uncommon. SG 36 vignette plate proof £150
SR1373 Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow Archive. 2d block of four of the vignette only, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Uncommon. SG 37 vignette plate proof £150
SR1375 Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow Archive. 3d horizontal pair of the vignette only, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Mounted on thick cream card printed 'WATERLOW & SOND LTD / Progressive Proof'. SG 38 vignette plate proof SOLD
SR1372 Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow Archive. 6d block of four of the vignette only, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Uncommon. SG 39 vignette plate proof SOLD
SR1376 Plate proofs ex. the Waterlow Archive. 6d horizontal pair of the complete design, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Mounted on thick cream card printed 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / Progressive Proof'. SG 38 plate proof SOLD
SR1371 Set of four values in left marginal blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 36-39 £20
SR1377 Plate proofs. 4d of vignette only and complete design, mounted on thick cream card 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / Progressive Proof. Both imperforate on gummed paper with security punctures. £80
SR1378 ½d to 1/-, set of seven blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 53-60 £35
SR1380 ½d to 1/-, set of seven blocks of four,, upper right corner showing running sheet numbers in margins. Hinged on margins stamps very fine unmounted. SG 53-60 £40
SR1379 ½d to 1/-, set of seven in lower marginal blocks showing imprint. Very fine unmounted. A surprisingly difficult group. SG 53-60 £75
SR1386 ½d, showing ink smudge below the Arms. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 53 var. £25
SR1381 1d, showing reversed 'Q' for 'O' of 'RHODESIA' flaw (row 4/6), in positional upper right corner block of eight. Superb unmounted. SG 54 and var. £35
SR1387 1½d, upper marginal pair, the frame heavily over-inked and showing resultant ink smudging mostly affecting the right stamp. Superb unmounted. Striking and most unusual. SG 55 vars. £95
SR1388 3d, showing ‘cave’ flaw (constant, row 6/6). Very fine mint. SG 57a £55
SR1390 3d, showing ‘smoke signal’ flaw (constant, row2/4). Very fine unmounted. SG 57 var. £45
SR1389 3d, showing ‘extra cloud’ flaw (position unknown). Very fine unmounted. SG 57 var. £45
SR1382 1940 (3rd June), BSA Company Golden Jubilee ‘Official Commemorative Envelope’ produced by the Philatelic Society of Rhodesia. Bearing the complete set (SG 53-60), each tied by BULAWAYO 4 (3 Jun) double circle datestamps. Numbered ‘168’ at lower left. £25
SR1383 1940 (3rd June), cover bearing the complete set (SG 53-60), each tied by GWELO (3 Jun) double circle datestamps. Registered and locally addressed. £20
SR1384 1940 (3rd June), large part printed FIRST DAY COVER cover bearing the complete set (SG 53-60), each tied by HARTLEY (3 Jun) double circle datestamps. Locally addressed. £15
SR1391 2d, showing strong 'doctor blade' ink smear. Very fine unmounted. Striking and very scarce. SG 61 var. SOLD
SR1392 2d, hat brim retouch flaw, (constant, row 1/8 right pane) in positional upper right corner block of six. Superb unmounted. SG 61a, 61 £25
SR105 2d, line under saddlebag flaw (constant, row 6/10 left pane), in positional lower right corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 61b, 61 £20
SR1393 2d, damaged 'D' of '2d' flaw (constant, row 3/4 left pane), in positional (by part arrow) left marginal strip of four. Stamps superb unmounted. SG 61 and var. £15
SR1395 2d, inverted 'G' flaw (constant, row 5/5 left pane), in positional (by arrow) lower marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 61 and var. £20
SR1394 2d, nick in '2' of '2d' flaw (constant, row6/10 right pane), in positional lower right pair. Superb unmounted. SG 61 and var. £15
SR1396 1943 1st November, cover bearing 2d (SG 61), cancelled 'PARK RIVER' datestamp. Locally addressed. Scarce office on cover. SOLD
SR1419 ½d and 1d, plate proofs ex. the printer’s archive, frame only and complete designs imperforate plus final perforated types. On gummed paper, security punctures. Very fine unmounted. A surprisingly difficult group. SG 62-63 plate proofs £135
SR1413 ½d, plate proofs ex. the printer’s archive, frame only. Upper marginal vertical pair, imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Fine unmounted. SG 62-63 plate proofs £20
SR1414 ½d, un-issued colours black and ochre, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’, security puncture. Vertical pair. Superb unmounted. SG 62 specimen / printer’s sample £150
SR1412 1d, un-issued colours black and light blue, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’, security puncture. Hinge trace. SG 63 specimen / printer’s sample £55
SR1415 1d, un-issued colours black and light blue, overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN’, security puncture. Block of four. Superb unmounted. A scarce multiple. SG 63 specimen / printer’s sample £300
SR1416 Set in blocks of four. Cancelled central 'TURK MINE' datestamps. SG 62-63 £8
SR1418 1947 1st April, printed Royal Visit cover bearing set, cancelled on the First Day of Issue. £8
SR1417 1947 15th April, KGVI 1d embossed envelope bearing Royal Visit set in pairs, cancelled with the special oval crested 'ROYAL TOUR' strike in BLUE and with 'ROYAL TRAIN' registration cachet. Attractive. £15
SR1405 Complete set in matching right marginal blocks of four, printer's guide dot in margins, plate proofs ex. the printer's archive. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 64-67 plate proofs £275
SR1411 Complete set in upper marginal blocks of four, 6d showing plate '43237' and printer's guide dot in margin, plate proofs ex. the printer's archive. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 64-67 plate proofs £275
SR1406 1d, plate proofs ex. the printer's archive. Block of four, imperforate, security punctures. Mounted on thick white card 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / Progressive proof. SG 64 plate proofs SOLD
SR1407 2d, plate proofs ex. the printer's archive. Block of four, imperforate, security punctures. Mounted on thick white card 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD / Progressive proof. SG 65 plate proofs SOLD
SR1404 Complete set, plate proofs ex. the printer's archive. All right marginal perforated types, security punctures. Usual condition for these. SG 64-67 plate proofs £50
SR1408 Set, un-issued colours blue-green, red-brown, chocolate and olive-green, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS Ltd. / SPECIMEN' vertically at left, small security punctures. Very fine unmounted. SG 64-67 specimen / printer's samples £300
SR1409 6d, un-issued colour olive-green overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS Ltd. / SPECIMEN' vertically at left, small security puncture. Block of four. Superb unmounted. Scarce multiple. SG 67 specimen £200
SR1410 6d orange, major variety COMPLETE OFFSET ON REVERSE. Upper marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. Very scarce. SG 67 var.
 
Note: apparently discovered in Umtali, there are thought to be 36 examples known, including several blocks of four and a used example
SOLD
SR1403 1947 8th May, printed First Day cover bearing complete set of four cancelled 'ENKLEDOORN'. SG 64-67 £8
SR1402 1947 8th May, printed 'PEACE' First Day cover bearing complete set of four cancelled 'FILABUSI', sent registered to Johannesburg. SG 64-67 £10
SR1399 Set in upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 68-69 £10
SR1400 Set on illustrated First Day cover, cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and sent registered to Pretoria. Attractive. SG 68-69 £10
SR1401 Set each a block of four on separate plain covers cancelled 'ARDBENNIE' on the First Day of Issue. SG 68-69 £20
SR1398 2d, plate proofs ex. the printer’s archive, frame only, complete design both imperforate, plus perforated complete design. Right marginal blocks of four each with security punctures, very fine unmounted. SG 70 plate proofs £350
SR1397 2d, lower marginal two rows of the sheet, imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 70 £12
SR1426 Set in matching upper right corner singles showing running sheet numbers. Hinged on margins stamps superb unmounted. SG 71-75 £5
SR1429 1953 12th August, set on KGVI 1d embossed envelope cancelled with special 'RHODES CENTENARY EXHIBITION / BULAWAYO' datestamps. SG 71-75 SOLD
SR1437 6d, plate proofs ex. the printer’s archive, left marginal blocks of four imperforate and perforated versions. Security punctures. Very fine fine unmounted. SG 76 plate proofs £180
SR1425 2/6, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '119' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 77 £35
SR1440 2/6, complete sheet of 60, running sheet number '005'. Some mostly marginal perfs. split and light vertical fold at centre. Very fine unmounted. A rare survivor. SG 77 £400
SR1435 1953 1st June, QE II 2/6 Coronation pair on illustrated First Day cover, cancelled 'SALISBURY' and sent registered to Johannesburg. £20
SR1432 Set of 14 values on large piece, cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of Issue. Very fine and clean. SG 78-91 £85
SR1433 Set of 14 values on plain First Day Cover, sent registered from Bulawayo locally addressed. Very fine and clean. SG 78-91 £90
SR1434 Set of 14 values on First Day Cover, cancelled 'TURK MINE' addressed to Bulawayo. Minor staining on some although high values fines. SG 78-91 £80
SR1439 Set of 14 values on four illustrated First Day Covers, cancelled 'SALISBURY', un-addressed. Fine and clean. SG 78-91 £90
SR1431 1954 3rd June, printed 'POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK / STAMP SAVING CARD', applied with ten QEII 6d definitives (SG 84), cancelled 'GWANDA'. Issued to one Lyndsay Thomas of Big Ben Mine, Gwanda. An attractive and very scarce survivor. SOLD
SR1430 1954 4th June, printed 'POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK / STAMP SAVING CARD', applied with 11 QEII 6d definitives (SG 84), cancelled 'GWANDA'. Issued to one Maxwell Stables, Gwanda. An attractive and very scarce survivor. SOLD
SR1427 Complete set of seven values including the 4d dull grey-green. Very fine mint. SG D1-7 £140
SR1428 1951 3rd October, set of six overprinted Postage Dues (less 4d grey-green) plus additional KGVI 1d, on plain cover cancelled ‘DARWENDALE’. Endorsed at base on 'First day issue of surcharge stamps' although not correct. SG D1-D7 less D6, 41 £45
SR1436 3/- black on red KGV Field Marshal Booklet. Only one complete and strip of three part panes of the 1½d value remaining. Front cover very clean although closed tear at top. RARE. SG SB3
 
Note: very few complete booklets exist. Examples containing some panes are almost as rare.
£1,750
SR1438 c1945 2/6 KGVI booklet. Front cover type 2 with non serifed ‘6’ of ‘2/6’, advertising interleaving and glassine between panes, blank inside front cover. Fine and complete, exploded. SG SB4b (5th printing) £165
SR1423 1933 8th March, KGV ½d Field Marshal postal stationery card (H & G 3), uprated with additional KGV ½d, cancelled 'AMANDAS', addressed to Pretoria. Fine and clean, an uncommon office. SOLD
SR1420 1936 8th July, KGV ½d Field Marshal postal stationery card (H & G 3), uprated with additional KGV ½d and 1d pair, cancelled 'SALISBURY', and sent airmail to Kenya. Fine and clean. £55
SR1424 1938 15th February, 1½d small Falls postal stationery card (H & G 4), the image scored around in red as presumably invalid by this date. Cancelled 'GWELO' and addressed 'Poste restante' to Johannesburg. Then struck with several instructional marks 'NON RECLAME / UNCLAIMED / ONAFGEHAAL' (twice) plus 'PLEASE ADVISE CORRESPONDENTS (etc)' cachets. Unusual. £145
SR1421 1933 13th June, KGV 1d Field Marshal Letter Card. Cancelled 'MATETSI / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp and addressed to Bulawayo. Apparently commercially used, a RARE useage. H&G A2 SOLD
SR1422 1934 12th December, KGV 4d Field Marshal Registered envelope applied with 1/6 (SG 24), cancelled 'PARCELS BULAWAYO', sent airmail to England. Some creasing and crumpling, still attractive and uncommon useage. H & G C2 SOLD
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