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SR1962 1925 2nd May, black and white Post Card of Zimbabwe Ruins, bearing on front KGV 1½d Admiral (SG 3), cancelled 'BROKEN HILL / N. RHODESIA', addressed to Belgium. Apparently allowed. Most unusual. £50
SR1927 1931 4th May, cover bearing KGV 4d Field Marshal and 2d small Falls (SG 17, 19), cancelled large 'REGISTERED BULAWAYO' dc datestanp, addressed to the Cape. Arrival backstamp. £30
SR1960 1931, cover bearing KGV 1d Field Marshals strip x five, cancelled 'ZAKA', addressed to the USA. Opening faults at top. £20
SR1958 1932 12th February, cover bearing KGV 1d Field Marshal strip x three (SG 16a), cancelled 'WEDZA', addressed to the USA. £35
SR1929 1933 7th December, cover bearing KGV 1d x two and 8d Field Marshals (SG 16a, 21), cancelled 'SALISBURY', sent airmail to England. Folded clear of stamps. £25
SR1969 1935 8th March, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope, uprated with KGV ½d Field Marshal pair plus 3d large Falls (SG 15a, 30), cancelled 'GWELO' and sent registered to Northern Rhodesia. A manuscript notation on reverse notes that the envelope received 'apparently without contents'. Attractive and unusual. £45
SR2235 1935 30th April, printed RHODESIA RAILWAYS LIMITED. envelope bearing KGV Field Marshal 1d pair (SG 16a), cancelled 'BULAWAYO STATION', addressed to Tanganyika. Transit and arrival backstamps. £30
SR1959 1937 14th May, cover bearing KGV 4d and 6d Field Marshals plus 2d KGVI Coronation (SG 19, 20b, 37), cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and sent airmail to England. £20
SR2246 1932 3d large Falls, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '103' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 30 £75
SR2242 Set of four values vignettes only, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive. Matching left marginal blocks of four, some red in correctional marks. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures, usual condition for these. A very scarce group. SG 31-34 vignette plate proofs £475
SR2243 Set of four values complete design, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive. Marginal blocks of four, some red in correctional marks. Imperforate on gummed paper, security punctures, usual condition for these. A very scarce group. SG 31-34 plate proofs £550
SR2241 Set of four values complete design, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive. Matching upper right corner blocks of four showing manuscript endorsement '15649' on each margin. Perforated on un-gummed paper, security punctures, usual condition for these. A very scarce group. SG 31-34 plate proofs £350
SR2239 Set of four values, matching upper left corner blocks of four. Hinged on margins stamps very fine unmounted. SG 31-34 £135
SR2238 Set of four values, matching lower left corner blocks of four. Very fine unmounted. SG 31-34 £140
SR2240 Set of four values, matching upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Very fine unmounted. SG 31-34 £175
SR2232 Set of four values in lower marginal blocks of four showing imprint in margins. Very fine unmounted. A lovely and uncommon group. SG 31-34 £225
SR2237 Set in matching upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. Each cancelled with central ‘MACHEKE / 22 MAY 35’ datestamps. 1d with rounded corner lower left otherwise very fine and attractive. SG 31-34 £150
SR2236 1d olive and rose-carmine, ten copies each upper right corner and showing running sheet numbers in margins, some consecutive. '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. A most unusual group. SG 31 £40
SR2234 3d violet and deep blue, upper right corner block of four showing running sheet number '8' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 33 £35
SR1938 1935 28th August, cover bearing KGV 1d Silver Jubilee vertical strip of theee (SG 31), each cancelled bold 'LEGION MINE' dc datestamps, addressed to Canada. £40
SR1943 1935 9th September, cover bearing KGV 6d Silver Jubilee (SG 34), cancelled 'INYAZURA', sent airmail to England. £30
SR2249 1938-41 large Falls 2d and 3d, upper leftt corner blocks of four. Very fine unmounted. SG 35a, 35b £40
SR2245 1938-41 large Falls 2d and 3d, upper right corner blocks of four showing running sheet numbers in margins. 2d date endorsed in ink '28/12/49', few perfs. parted on 2d block hinged on margins stamps very fine unmounted. SG 35a, 35b £35
SR2247 1935 large Falls 2d perf. 12½, lower left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 35 £40
SR1942 1950, cover bearing 2d and 3d large Falls x three plus KGVI ½d pair (SG 35a, 35b, 40), cancelled large 'BULAWAYO' datestamps, sent airmail ti Israel. £18
SR1941 1950 27th April, cover bearing 3d large Falls (SG 35b), cancelled 'BINDURA', addressed to the USA. £15
SR1973 1937 12th May, cover bearing KGVI Coronation complete set (SG 36-39), cancelled 'SALISBURY' on the First Day of Issue. Sent registered airmail to Canada. SOLD
SR1974 1937 12th May, cover bearing KGVI Coronation complete set (SG 36-39), cancelled 'WANDERER MINE' on the First Day of Issue. Addressed to England. £25
SR2244 Printed 'WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED' publicity card prepared for the Spanish market, applied with KGVI ½d definitive printed in vermilion, imperforate with large margins and overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN' (as Samuel type WS1 although smaller and at base). Further KGVI 3s large format Revenue in deep purple, imperforate with large margins and similarly overprinted. Along KGV Silver Jubilee 3d magenta and brown, KGVI Coronation 6d black and green, these also similarly overprinted. All four without the security punctues usually seen. Finally with a further two issued stamps Nyasaland KGV 3d and Somaliland KGV 1a Silver Jubilees. Each with their respective 'S.T.' number above, and each with a curious 'tick' mark alongside. Some light staining which appears to be from the gum used to apply the stamps. The KGVI ½d not previously seen either in this state or colour. A rare survivor in this format. SG 33, 38, 40 specimen / printer's samples SOLD
AR490 1937-1953 Range of 33 ‘postage’ stamps all fiscally used with revenue cancellations and / or manuscript markings. Comprising: 1937 Coronation 1d and 6d; KGVI 1937 definitives complete set of 13 with an additional 5/- with ‘S.R.G.’ perfin; 1940 BSAC Golden Jubilee complete set with an additional 1d used on piece in combination with a pair of KGVI 3/- revenues; 1943 Matabeleland 2d; 1947 Royal Visit set; UPU 2d; 1953 Coronation 2/6; 1953 Rhodes Birth 1d and 2d; 1953 Rhodes Exhibition 6d. A difficult assembly all neatly mounted on three pages. (SG 36, 39, 40-52, 53-60, 61, 62-63, 68, 71-72, 76, 77) £85
SR1975 1937 25th November, cover bearing KGVI ½d and 1d (SG 40, 41), cancelled 'UMTALI' on the First Day of Issue, addressed to Penhalonga. £25
SR1976 1937 25th November, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 1d and 1½d (SG 40-42), cancelled 'UMTALI' on the First Day of Issue, addressed to Penhalonga. £30
SR1977 1937 25th November, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 1½d and 4d (SG 40, 42, 43), cancelled 'RAYLTON' on the First Day of Issue, sent registered to Scotland. £35
SR1978 1937 25th November, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 1/- (SG 40-48), cancelled 'BULAWAYO' on the First Day of Issue, sent registered airmail to the Cape. £55
SR1886 1938 12th January, cover bearing KGVI 4d, 6d, 9d and 10d (SG 43, 44, 46, 47), cancelled 'SALISBURY S.R. / REGISTERED', sent registered airmail to Germany. Reverse applied with printed black/white German customs labels, arrival backstamp dated 21st January. Attractive. £45
SR1887 1938 29th April, printed advertising cover for Colonial Mutual Assurance, bearing KGVI 1d (SH 41), machine cancelled 'SALISBURY', this inverted. Addressed to Bulawayo. £30
SR2217 1939 24th May, cover bearing KGVI ½d to 6d plus 2d and 3d large Falls (SG 40-44, 29, 35b), cancelled 'CHIRUNDU / S. RHODESIA'. Typewritten at upper left 'Opening of Otto Beit Bridge, Chirundu.' Addressed to Essex, minor cover faults. Attractive and scarce. SOLD
SR1890 1939 25th July, cover bearing KGVI 1d, 1½d, 4d, 8d, 9d, 10d and 2d large Falls (SG 41, 42, 43, 45-47, 29), cancelled 'SHABANI', sent registered to Northern Ireland. Transit backstamps. £40
SR1885 1941 9th October, cover bearing KGVI ½d strip of four (SG 40), and additionally at upper left with 'WE REALISE IN RHODESIA' patriotic label. Machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to England. £35
SR1896 c1943 printed 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA / POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK / STAMP SAVINGS CARD' on rough buff card. Applied with KGVI 6d x two and 1/- and three x 3d large Falls (SG 44, 48, 35b) with the instructions that the card to be filled with the equivalent of 5/- worth of stamps and then redeemed as a deposit to a Savings Bank Account. This obviously not done which presumably enabled it to survive. Some creasing, most unusual. £85
SR1892 1944 23rd August, printed 'THE RHODESIAN RAILWAYS, LIMITED' acceptance form for the transport of goods. The address side bearing KGVI ½d (SG 40), cancelled 'SALISBURY' and locally addressed. The consignment being a tin trunk and a case for transportation to Germiston, as person effects to be paid by recipient. Highly unusual and not previously seen. £95
SR2227 1946 12th March, cover bearing KGVI ½d - 5/- complete set of 13 values plus 2d and 3d large Falls (SG 40-52, 35a, 35b), cancelled 'DARWENDALE'. Unaddressed. £45
SR1888 1946 27th December, cover bearing KGVI 8d, 9d, 10d and 1/6 (SG 45-47, 49), each cancelled 'FIGTREE', sent registered to England. £45
SR1983 1947 27th March, cover bearing KGVI 6d and strip of three 9d's (SG 44, 46), machine cancelled 'SALISBURY', sent airmail to Newfoundland. £25
SR1884 1938 3rd February, parcel tag bearing KGVI 1d and 1/- (SG 40, 48), lightly cancelled 'HIGHLANDS', addressed to England. Some creasing. £25
SR1889 1949 12th August, KGVI 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGVI 1/6 (SG 49), cancelled 'SHABANI', sent airmail to England. Most attractive. £45
SR1897 1950 6th June, printed Cecil Hotel, Gwelo cover bearing KGVI 10d (SG 47), cancelled 'GWELO', sent airmail to England. £20
SR1982 1951 16th May, cover bearing KGVI 2/- (SG 50), machine cancelled 'QUE QUE', sent airmail to the USA. £22
SR1891 1953 August, KGVI 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGVI 2/- and 5/- (SG50, 52), lightly cancelled 'BULAWAYO'. Sent airmail to Brazil, arrival backstamp. Somewhat soiled but still an unusual high value usage and uncommon destination. £30
SR1980 1953 29th August, cover bearing KGVI ½d- 5/- complete set of 13 values (SG 40-52), cancelled 'PLUMTREE', endorsed at top 'Day of withdrawal of King George VI Issue: 29th August, 1953.' Sent registered to Marula, arrival backstamp. £55
SR1970 1941 2nd December, cover bearing ½d BSA Jubilee (SG 53), machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO', further applied at lower left with 'THE NATIONAL WAR FUND OF S.RHODESIA' patriotic label. £15
SR1972 1942 25th March, cover bearing 4d BSA Jubilee plus KGVI 1d (SG 58, 41), cancelled 'HUNTERS ROAD / S.RHODESIA' dc datestamp. Sent registered and with pink label endorsed in ink 'Hunters Road', addressed to Que Que. Arrival backstamp. Light opening faults. £25
SR1971 1943 1st November, cover bearing 2d block of four (SG 61), cancelled 'HEANY CAMP' datestamps, endorsed at top 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE / FIRST DAY COVER'. Addressed to Bulawayo. £20
SR1945 1944 7th April, cover bearing 2d (SG 61), cancelled 'NGONDOMA / S.RHODESIA' dc datestamp. Addressed to England. A very scarce office. SOLD
SR2229 1d, block of four showing distinct up and leftwards shift of the black printing. Superb unmounted. Most unusual from as issue bereft of varieties despite the large printing numbers. SG 63 vars. £120
SR1946 1948 26th April, airmail cover bearing 1d Royal Visit, 1d Victory and KGVI ½d (SG 40, 63, 64), cancelled 'RAYLTON', typewritten at top 'ROYAL SILVER WEDDING / 26th APRIL, 1948'. Addressed to Australia. Unusual, hardly anything seems to exist to commemorate this event in Southern Rhodesia. £25
SR1925 1949 29th March, cover bearing single Royal Visit ½d (SG 62), twice cancelled RUWA 29 MR 49 / S. RHODESIA' sc relief datestamps. Addressed to Salisbury. SOLD
SR2228 1d plate proofs of the frame only, printed in deep bright green, imperforated on un-gummed paper. Lower marginal block of four showing printer's guide cross in margin. Minor crease through lower margin. RARE. SG 72 plate proofs £850
SR1947 1953 15th April, KGVI 4d registered stationery envelope, reverse bearing Rhodes Centenary set of five (SG 71-75), cancelled 'CAUSEWAY' locally addressed. £15
SR1955 1953 29th June, KGVI 1d embossed envelope bearing various Rhodes Centenary values plus QEII 2/6 Coronation, cancelled with special 'RHODES CENTENARY EXHIBITION / BULAWAYO' datestamps. £25
SR1954 1953 12th August, printed cover for the Royal Visit bearing Rhodes Centenary set and 6d Exhibition (SG 71-76), cancelled with special crested oval 'ROYAL TOUR / SOUTHERN RHODESIA' strikes, sent registered to Causeway and with special 'ROYAL TRAIN' cachet. SOLD
SR2230 2/6, vertical block of eight showing red inking smear running diagonally through and affecting five stamps. Ver fine mint or unmounted. Most unusual from a printing bereft of varieties. SG 77 and vars. SOLD
SR2231 Set of 14 values, each a matching upper right corner copy showing running sheet numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. A delightful set. SG 78-91 £120
SR1939 1953 23rd December airmail cover bearing QEII 2/6 (SG 88), machine cancelled 'SALISBURY', addressed to Canada. Original contents enclosed being a lengthy typewritten letter. SOLD
RA1876 10/-, 'tail feather' flaw (constant row 2/2) pair on piece superb used cancelled with large 'SALISBURY / R' datestamp. SG 104a, 104 £35
SR2213 1964 9th September, printed newspaper wrapper for the Baptist Monthly Messenger, bearing QEII 1d (SG 93), cancelled 'QUEENS PARK', addressed to Bechuanaland. Delightful. £45
SR2212 1964 30th November, Rhodesia and Nyasaland registered stationery envelope, bearing QEII 3d and 1/- (SG 95, 99), crisply cancelled 'KAMATIVI', addressed to Bulawayo. Printed registration label with violet handstamp. SOLD
SR1694 1965 31st May, printed Airmail cover bearing QEII 1/3 (SG 101), machine cancelled 'SALISBURY', addressed to England. £12
SR1944 1965 31st July, cover bearing QEII 1/3 (SG 100), cancelled 'TJOLOTJO / S. RHODESIA' dc datestamp. Sent registered to Bulawayo with printed registration label violet handstamp. Arrival backstamp. SOLD
SR1940 1965 7th October, cover bearing QEII 2/6 (SG 102), machine cancelled and sent Airmail to Canada. £15
SR2233 1954 April, stampless native cover cancel now covered, addressed to Ruwa. Manuscript 'T' in blue and struck with 'T 5d' cachet, duly applied with five x 1d overprinted dues (SG D2), cancelled 'RUWA 20 APR 1954'. A wonderful taxed cover. £350
AR491 1958 2nd December, typewritten document headed ‘Cession’ being the Cession of an Insurance Policy (160mm x 227mm) bearing a single 1953 2/- Arms revenue stamp cancelled with manuscript date ‘2/12/58’. SOLD
SR1917 1926 7th July, printed OHMS Post Card for the return acknowledgement of receipt of a Military Medal. Cancelled 'HEANY', for the receipt of the Rhodesia Rebellion Medal, 1896. SOLD
SR1918 1926 21st October, printed OHMS Post Card for the return acknowledgement of receipt of a Military Medal. Cancelled 'FORT VICTORIA', for the receipt of the Rhodesia Rebellion Medal, 1896 plus clasp, 1897. £20
SR1916 1929 22nd July, printed OHMS Post Card for the return acknowledgement of receipt of a Military Medal. Cancelled 'BULAWAYO', for the receipt of the Rhodesia Medal, 1896. £20
SR1895 1936 23rd October, cover cancelled with crisp 'POSTAGE PAID / 23 OCT 1936 / BULAWAYO S.RHODESIA' dc datestamp. Addressed to Gwelo. £25
SR1963 c1938 KGVI ½d wrapper. Cancelled by favour 'BULAWAYO 18 AUG 49'. Very scarce. H&G E4 £225
SR1907 1944 1st November, KGVI 6d Air Letter type I with simulated perforations (H&G F1). Very fine used cancelled 'THORNHILL', addressed to England. Uncommon. £40
SR1966 1945 May, KGVI 6d Air Letter type I with simulated perforations (H&G F1). Fine used lightly cancelled 'QUE QUE', addressed to Bermuda. Uncommon. £40
SR1968 1953 13th August, KGVI 6d Air Letter type I with simulated perforations (H&G F1). Fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to England and then twice re-addressed. Uncommon. £35
SR1965 1947 31st May, KGVI 6d Air Letter, 'BY AIR MAIL' in white, trace of watermark at top. Very fine used cancelled 'NORTON', addressed to Hanover, British Zone, Germany. H&G F3 £40
SR1967 1949 21st May, KGVI 6d Air Letter, 'BY AIR MAIL' in white, watermark 'KENT VALE / PARCHMENT / A'. Fine used cancelled 'RUSAPE', addressed to Iran. Most unusual. H&G F3 £45
SR1964 1949 10th August, KGVI 6d Air Letter, 'BY AIR MAIL' in white, watermark 'KENT VALE / PARCHMENT / A'. Very fine used cancelled 'CAUSEWAY', addressed to Canada. H&G F3 £35
SR2222 1925 17th July, cover bearing KGV ½d Admiral (SG 1) cancelled with special black crested bilingual oval 'SOUTH AFRICA / ROYAL TOUR / 17 JUL 25'. Addressed to King Williams Town, arrival backstamp. Attractive and uncommon. £40
SR2221 1925 17th July, cover bearing KGV 1d Admiral (SG 2) cancelled with special black crested bilingual oval 'SOUTH AFRICA / ROYAL TOUR / 17 JUL 25'. Addressed to King Williams Town, arrival backstamp. Attractive and uncommon. £40
SR2220 1925 17th July, cover bearing KGV 1½d Admiral (SG 3) cancelled with special black crested bilingual oval 'SOUTH AFRICA / ROYAL TOUR / 17 JUL 25'. Addressed to King Williams Town, arrival backstamp. Attractive and uncommon. £40
SR2219 1925 17th July, cover bearing KGV 2d Admiral (SG 4) cancelled with special black crested bilingual oval 'SOUTH AFRICA / ROYAL TOUR / 17 JUL 25'. Addressed to King Williams Town, arrival backstamp. Attractive and uncommon. £40
SR2223 1925 17th July, cover bearing KGV 3d Admiral (SG 5) cancelled with special black crested bilingual oval 'SOUTH AFRICA / ROYAL TOUR / 17 JUL 25'. Addressed to King Williams Town, arrival backstamp. Attractive and uncommon. £40
SR1913 1934 21st March, Airmail cover bearing 2d and 3d large Falls (SG 29, 30), cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 21 III 34'. SOLD
SR1911 1934 21st March, cover bearing 3d small Falls and 2d large Falls (SG 18, 29), each cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 21 III 34'. Sent airmail to the OFS and endorsed in ink 'Obsolete' and struck with red 'TO PAY' cachet endorsed '6d', apparently no further action taken as the stamps were in fact current. SOLD
SR1956 1934 24th March, cover bearing 1d KGV Field Marshal (SG 16a), cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 24 III 34'. Addressed to Bromley. £25
SR2225 1934 26th March, cover bearing 2d small Falls (SG 17), cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 26 III 34'. Addressed to Broken Hill with arrival strike dated 5th April. £35
SR1912 1934 26th March, cover bearing 3d small Falls (SG 18), cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 26 III 34'. Addressed to Broken Hill with arrival strike dated 5th April. £35
SR2226 1934 26th March, cover bearing 3d large Falls (SG 30), cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE / SOUTH AFRICA / 26 III 34'. Addressed to Broken Hill with arrival strike dated 5th April. £35
SR1909 1947 16th April, KGVI 1d embossed stationery envelope bearing 2d small Falls block of four (SG 35a), each cancelled with special crested oval bilingual 'ROYAL TOUR / SOUTHERN RHODESIA 16 APR 47'. Typewritten 'ROYAL VISIT COMMORATION 1947' and struck with special 'ROYAL TRAIN' registration cachet endorsed '2510', addressed to one Harry Hogan, on the train. Most unusual. £65
SR1914 1953 2nd July, registered cover bearing KGVI 8d & 10d definitives and 6d Rhodes Centenary, cancelled with special oval crested 'ROYAL TOUR / SOUTHERN RHODESIA / 2 JUL 53'. In addition with special 'ROYAL TRAIN' registered cachet 'Nr. 1715', addressed to Johannesburg . £20
SR1898 1939 30th October, cover bearing KGVI ½d x six (SG 40), cancelled 'UMTALI', addressed to the United States. Struck with large violet 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cachet, original letter enclosed. £30
SR1951 1940 28th December, cover endorsed at top 'On Active Service' sent without charge, cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and addressed to England. Struck with oval crested violet 'A. F. NO. 21 S. F. T. S. / OFFICIAL FREE / KUMALO' cachet, sent from a Major, Kumalo Air Station, Bulawayo. Most unusual. £65
SR1899 1941 5th March, printed On His Majesty's Service cover struck with crisp large violet oval 'ROYAL AIR FORCE / OFFICIAL FREE / BULAWAYO / INDUNA' cachet and with despatch 'BULAWAYO' datestamp. Locally addressed. £60
SR1950 1941 3rd June, cover endorsed at top 'Imprime' posted without charge and cancelled 'PLUMTREE'. Addressed to Bloemfontein and struck with two Union violet cachets, Passed by Censor and oval Department of War Training. Apparently sent from the War Train into Southern Rhodesia. Unusual. £40
SR1919 1941 5th July, printed On His Majesty's Service card, 'NATIONAL SERVICE (ARMED FORCES ACT), 1940 / Certificate of Registration'. Posted back and cancelled 'HEADLANDS' and advising of change of circumstances. Punctures at left, unusual. £30
SR1695 1941 15th October, cover bearing KGVI ½d and 1d (SG 40, 41), cancelled 'UMTALI' dc datestamp, addressed to the USA. Struck with violet triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 8 / S. RHODESIA' cachet, and hand drawn 'V' in blue lower left corner. £15
SR2216 1941 20th October, cover endorsed at top 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' and sent without charge. Cancelled 'GWELO' and struck lower left with rectangular violet 'R.A.F. MOFFAT / H.Q. ORDERLY ROOM' cachet. Addressed to England. Uncommon. £55
SR1948 1941 8th November, FRONT only bearing BSA Jubilee 3d (SG 57), machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and addressed to Shanghai, China. Struck twice with the same violet bilingual 'MAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED' and then 'UNDELIVERABLE - RETURN TO ADDRESS SHOWN'. Most unusual. SOLD
SR1949 1942 4th June, cover pasted over with 'WAR ECONOMY LABEL' (imprint date 22.7.41), bearing KGVI 1d strip of three ½d and 1d (SG 41), lightly cancelled 'SINOIA'. Addressed to Bloemfontein. Creasing. SOLD
SR1894 1942 14th December, cover endorsed at top 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' and sent without charge. Struck with violet oval '(Crown) / RHODESIAN / OFFICIAL FREE / AIR TRAINING GROUP' cachet and despatch 'BELVEDERE CAMP / S. RHODESIA' datestamp. Then opened at right and resealed with plain tape rubber stamped 'OPENED BY CENSOR' plus octagonal 'PASSED CENSOR / A.S. / No.5' cachet. Addressed to Bloemfontein. £55
SR2214 1943 23rd October, cover endorsed at top 'O.A.S.' sent without charge. Struck with violet oval '(Crown) / RHODESIAN / OFFICIAL FREE / AIR TRAINING GROUP' cachet and then crisp 'ITW BULAWAYO / OC 23 43 / S. RHODESIA' single circle datestamp. Addressed to England. Minor tape strengthening at top. £45
SR1902 1944 2nd June, Airgraph sent from Salisbury to London. A lengthy letter struck with 'PASSED CENSOR / A.B.' cachet. £35
SR1904 1944 26th August, cover endorsed at top 'On Active Service' and sent without charge, cancelled 'SALISBURY' and addressed to England. Struck at lower left corner with block oval crested 'PROVOST MARSHAL / OFFICIAL FREE / SALISBURY, S. RHODESIA' cachet. Unusual. £35
SR1952 1944 11th October, incoming printed green on tan ACTIVE SERVICE envelope, cancelled 'FIELD POST OFFICE' and addressed to Norton. Twice struck with violet 'R.A.F. CENSOR' cachets, arrival backstamp. Light creasing. £30
SR1906 1944 27th October, 3d Active Service Letter Card (H & G 4, ultramarine on white), uprated with KGVI 1½d pair (SG 42), cancelled 'HEANY CAMP / S. RHODESIA datestamps. Addressed to England and apparently un-censored. £85
SR1905 1944 (dated internally 26th November), 3d Active Service Letter Card (H & G 4, ultramarine on white), uprated with KGVI ½d and 1d pairs (SG 40, 41), cancelled 'THORNHILL / S. RHODESIA datestamps. Addressed to England. Minor opening faults. £65
SR1920 1944 18th December, printed O.H.M.S. 'NOTICE OF ENLISTMENT FOR SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE COLONY' card, cancelled 'SALISBURY S.R' datestamp, and sent registered to Umtali. Apparently unknown and re-addressed , several oval violet cachets and forwarding strike. The addressee, one A. J. F. Thompson requested to report to Drill Hall, Umtali for part time service in the Armed Forces. Most unusual. SOLD
SR1903 1945 31st July, Airgraph sent to commemorate the Last Day of the Airgraph Service (from 15th November 1941 - 31st July 1945). Sent from Bulawayo and originally addressed to New Zealand although this deleted. Unusual. £45
SR1893 1945 3rd August, cover endorsed at top 'ON ACTIVE SERVICE' and sent without charge. Struck with light violet oval '(Crown) / RHODESIAN / OFFICIAL FREE / AIR TRAINING GROUP' cachet, despatch 'HEANY CAMP / S. RHODESIA' datestamp. Addressed to England. £20
SR1901 1946 6th May, KGVI 6d Air Letter with simulated perforations around (H & G F1), machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and addressed to England. Upon arrival re-addressed with printed 'R. A. F. POSTAL SERVICE' label, now to London, Royston despatch daestamp. Opening fault at top, most unusual. £45
SR1930 1931 December, incoming black and white Post Card of 'The Machine' aeroplane (achieving the record speed of 386 mph), bearing GB KGV 2d, 6d and most unusually 1d coil leader, machine cancelled LONDON, addressed to Salisbury. Arrival strike dated 19th December with a further 'POSTE RESTANTE' for the 21st December. Most attractive and unusual. £75
SR1933 1931 16th December, cover bearing KGV 8d Field Marshal (SG 21) cancelled 'REGD BULAWAYO' addressed to the Cape. Sent registered and struck with straight line black 'EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT' handstamp alongside for this flight. Johannesburg (21st December) transit and Cape Town same day arrival backstamps. £35
SR2224 1931 18th December, cover bearing KGV 1d Field Marshals x two plus 3d small Falls (SG 16, 18) cancelled 'BULAWAYO' addressed to South West Africa. Large violet 'BY FIRST AIR MAIL FROM S.RHODESIA' cachet at upper left plus straight line black 'EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT' handstamp alongside for this flight. Johannesburg (21st December) transit and Keetmanshoop same day arrival backstamps. SOLD
SR1931 1931 19th December, printed Imperial Airways cover bearing KGV 4d Field Marshal (SG 19) cancelled 'BULAWAYO' addressed to Transvaal. Straight line black 'EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT' handstamp alongside for this flight. Johannesburg (21st December) transit and Pietersburg (22nd December) arrival backstamps. £30
SR1932 1931 19th December, cover bearing KGV 1d Field Marshals x two plus 3d small Falls (SG 16, 18) cancelled 'BULAWAYO' addressed to South West Africa. Large violet 'BY FIRST AIR MAIL FROM S.RHODESIA' cachet at upper left plus straight line black 'EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT' handstamp alongside for this flight. Johannesburg (21st December) transit and Mariental same day arrival backstamps. SOLD
SR1926 1932 28th January, printed cover bearing 2d and 3d small Falls (SG 17, 18), cancelled large 'SALISBURY' dc datestamp, addressed to Mpika. Struck with violet straight line ‘FIRST OFFICIAL AIR MAIL’ cachet alongside for the Imperial Airways return flight to England. Arrival backstamp. £40
SR1935 1934 6th March, cover bearing KGV 8d Field Marshal (SG 21), cancelled large ‘REGISTERED / BULAWAYO' datestamp, addressed to Nyasaland. Struck with violet ‘FIRST OFFICIAL AIRMAIL’ and black ‘S. RHODESIA / NYASALAND’ cachets, further signed 'M. Phillip, Pilot' at base. Salisbury (8th March) transit and Blantyre ((th March) arrival backstamps. SOLD
SR1928 1934 1st August, printed Airmail cover bearing KGV 10d Field Marshal (SG 22), cancelled 'BULAWAYO' and addressed to Quelimane, P. E.Africa. Typewritten upper left 'VIA BROKEN HILL' with arrival backstamp dated 2nd August. SOLD
SR1921 1938 1st February, cover bearing KGVI 1½d, lightly cancelled 'GWELO', typewritten 'First Airmail from Gwelo' upper left, addressed to Johannesburg. Red and blue Gwelo publicity label lower left. £20
SR1923 1938 1st February, printed cover for the First Inter-Town Air Service Gwelo-Johannesburg-Gwelo, bearing KGVI ½d and 1d, cancelled 'GWELO', addressed to Durban. Reverse with red and blue Gwelo publicity label. £15
SR1924 1938 1st February, printed cover for the First Inter-Town Air Service Gwelo-Johannesburg-Gwelo, bearing KGV and KGVI 1½d, each cancelled 'GWELO', addressed to Johannesburg. Reverse with typewritten endorsement detailing the despatch/flight details. SOLD
SR1922 1938 8th February, printed cover for the First Inter-Town Air Service Gwelo-Johannesburg-Gwelo, bearing KGVI 1d, cancelled 'GWELO', addressed to Bulawayo. £15
SR1981 1938 27th July, cover bearing KGVI 1½d (SG 42), machine cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to Australia. Typewritten endorsement at top 'Empire Air Mail - S. Rhodesia - Australia. £15
SR1936 1938 9th February, printed cover for the First Inter-Town Air Service Bulawayo - Salisbury, bearing KGVI 1d cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to Gwelo. £30
SR2215 1941 22nd December, KGVI ½d stationery Post Card, uprated with KGVI 1/6 plus 1½d and 3d BSA Jubilees (SG 49, 55, 57), boldly cancelled 'BULAWAYO', addressed to New York City, USA. Manuscript endorsement '1st Flight by P.A.A. - S.Rhodesia - USA', and part of address being Pan Americal Airways, Chrysler Building. Struck with violet triangular 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 8' cachet, reverse with Leopoldville transit strike dated 26th December. Most unusual. SOLD
SR1937 1950 1st April, printed cover for the Central African Airways First Direct Air-Mail Johannesburg - Dar-Es-Salaam, bearing KGVI 6d (SG 44) cancelled 'SALISBURY' and connecting there for the onward flight. Dar-Es-Salaam arrival backstamp for the same day. Further signed by W. Hodgson (?), R. M. A. 'Shire', and enclosed the original explanatory leaflet printed on Central African Airways Corporation headed paper. Most unusual. £65
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