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SR2583 1924 KGV Admiral 2/6, dull ultramarine and sepia shade. Showing large part printer's mark lower left. Very fine unmounted. SG 13 shade SOLD
SR2584 1924 KGV Admiral 5/-, deep dull blue and turquoise-blue shade. Very fine used. SG 14 shade £100
SR2589 1924 28th July, BSA Company ½d Admiral stationery card, uprated with KGV 1½d Admiral (SG 3), cancelled with light part CHRISTMAS PASS dc datestamp. Addressed to the Ideal School Desk Company, Darlington, United States, and requesting a catalogue and price list. UMTALI transit backstamp. A highly unusual usage during the interim period, this datestamp hardy ever encountered. SOLD
SR2585 1931 KGV Field Marshal 4d perf. 12. Upper left corner block of four, superb unmounted. SG 19 SOLD
SR2586 1931 KGV Field Marshal 6d perf. 12. Upper left corner block of four, superb unmounted. Surprisingly difficult. SG 20 SOLD
SR2572 1933 KGV Field Marshal 2/6 perf. 11½. Upper right corner block of four, running sheet number '69' in margin. Tear in margin at right, superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 26a £200
SR2587 1935 16th August, large piece applied to jute sacking, bearing KGV 3d x two and 6d x six plus 1/- Field Marshal (4/6d rate, SG 33, 34, 23), each cancelled 'BANKET JUNCTION'. Addressed to England. Odd minor faults, highly attractive and most unusual. £350
SR2581 Set in blocks of four. All bar the 1d matching right marginal, a number showing printer's guide dot in margin. Very fine or superb unmounted. SG 40-52 £325
SR2582 Set of 13 values, each in an upper right corner block of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Plus additional blocks of the 1d x two without, being from the other corners of the large sheet of 240 stamps, 1½d and 9d blocks unusually without. Odd faults including one 1½d creased and some hinged although majority very fine unmounted. A lovely and uncommon group. SG 40-52 £600
SR2573 ½d, lower marginal block of four across the vertical interpanneau margin, showing imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 40 £45
SR2574 6d, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '398' in margin. An early printing, cream gum. Hinged on one and margin otherwise unmounted. SG 44 £12
SR2575 8d, emerald-green later printing thinner paper, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '66' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 45 £15
SR2576 9d, brighter pale blue shade early printing creamy gum, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '357' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps unmounted. SG 46 shade £12
SR2577 10d, purple early printing creamy gum, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '472' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 47 £20
SR2578 1/-, black and blue-green later printing thinner paper, upper right corner block of four running sheet number '132' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 48 £20
SR2588 1939 12th July, envelope bearing KGVI ½d, 1d, 1½d x three and large Falls 2d and 3d (SG 40, 41, 42, 29, 30), plus large 'VISIT SOUTHERN RHODESIA / JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS'. Further promotional label 'SUPPORT RHODESIAN INDUSTRIES' at upper right. Sent registered to Denmark, arrival strike on reverse. Opened on two sides, most attractive and this label not previously seen used as such. £125
SR2571 1952, De La Rue composite hand-painted essay for the QE 2/6 Coronation. On shaded light grey thick card (95 x 108mm), the design background hand-painted in carmine similar to the issued design and colour within a cream border. ‘POSTAGE’ and ‘REVENUE’ to the left and right of the Queen’s portrait, the Orb, Anointing Spoon and birdy thing below, with the ‘2/6’ value twice and ‘CORONATION / 1953’ in a separate panel at base. Applied with extraordinarily finely cut out portrait of the Queen and the small crown at top, the portrait highlighted in Chinese white. Printers label applied at base of card. Glassine covering, this endorsed in pen ‘A” and ‘N/A’ (not approved). The concept for the issued stamp much the same, reduced in height and without several details. It is interesting to note that the Queen’s crown was skillfully reduced in height in order to fit the issued stamp. An extraordinary effort, magnificent and no doubt unique. SOLD
SR2580 2/6, four blocks of four, from each corner of the sheet, upper right showing running sheet number '214' and lower right plate '1' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 77 SOLD
SR2579 2/6, multiple of three on piece cancelled in green crayon and violet oval datestamps. Unusual fiscal usage. SG 77 fiscal use SOLD
SR2590 1924 KGV 1½d Admiral Post Card. Very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 5 MAY 25', addressed to New Zealand. A very scarce card commercially used. H&G 2 £165
SR2592 1931 KGV ½d Field Marshal wrapper. Cancelled 'BULAWAYO 18 MAR 19315, addressed to Gwelo. Very scarce. H & G E3 £125
SR2591 1931 KGV ½d Field Marshal wrapper. Cancelled 'BULAWAYO 17 FEB 1937', addressed to Gwelo. Very scarce. H & G E3 £125
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