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MT114 3d chestnut. Fine unused imperforate at right and base. Very scarce and under-rated shade. SG 173c £40
T1832 1902 KEVII complete set of 12, ½d to 10/-, each overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel type D12). The 2½d with inverted watermark as usual. Most with hinge remnants and the ½d with a small surface stain, otherwise fine mint. SG 244s-255s £125
T1830 1903 KEVII complete set of four: 1/-, 2/-, £1 and £5 each overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel type D12). Some hinge remnants, otherwise a very fine and fresh mint set. SG 256s-259s £225
T1831 1905-09 KEVII ½d, 1d, 2d and 2½d. Complete set of four overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel type D12). Fine mint. SG 273s-276s £70
T1826 1905 (February), incoming picture postcard from the Cape (sepia photo of ‘Griqua Church’), bearing a Cape KEVII 1d (SG 71) tied by a KOKSTAD (7 Feb) double circle datestamp and with a Pietermaritzburg (9 Feb) transit. Addressed to a post box in Johannesburg though the card received a RE-POSTED / JOHANNESBURG (11 Feb) datestamp struck in black and a very fine circular ‘D/2’ Box Inspectors mark, also struck in black. Scarce. SOLD
T1827 1905 (30th August), black and white picture postcard (photo of Eloff Street, Johannesburg). Addressed to Cape Town, bearing a single KEVII ½d (SG 260) tied by a very fine strike of the BRITISH ASSOCIATION / JOHANNESBURG (30 Aug) large double rimmed datestamp struck in violet. With a Cape Town (1 Sep) arrival datestamp. Small edge tear at upper right, not affecting adhesive. Very scarce, this datestamp was only in use for four days from 29th August to 1st September. SOLD
MT116 1905 (30th August), printed cover for the 'BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE', bearing a single KEVII 1d (SG 261) tied by a very fine strike of the BRITISH ASSOCIATION / JOHANNESBURG (30 Aug) large double rimmed datestamp struck in violet. Addressed to Cape Town with arrival backstamp (SP 2). Lightly folded. Very scarce, this datestamp was only in use for four days from 29th August to 1st September. SOLD
MT115 1905 (1st September), printed cover for the 'BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE', bearing a single KEVII 1d (SG 261) tied by a very fine strike of the BRITISH ASSOCIATION / JOHANNESBURG (1 - SEP) large double rimmed datestamp struck in violet. Addressed to Mount Darwin, Rhodesia. Opening tear at top. Very scarce, this datestamp was only in use for four days from 29th August to 1st September. £275
T1825 1905 (December), incoming colour picture postcard from The Netherlands (The Royal Couple), bearing a pair of 2½c adhesives tied by Haarlem (9 Dec) double circle datestamps. Addressed to the Consul of the Netherland, though without a street address or box number which resulted in a very fine circular ‘D/1’ Box Inspector's mark being struck in black and a manuscript ‘1005’ added, presumably being the missing box number. Scarce. SOLD
T1828 REVENUE / Customs Permit Stamps c1893, 1st printing with faint Coat-of-Arms’ background. 5/- deep blue, yellow-green and (deep) red. An irregular BLOCK OF EIGHT. Some paper adhesions, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. Spectacular and very rare, believed to be the largest mint multiple extant. TSC / Drysdall 1 / Barefoot 1 £875
MT111 REVENUE / Customs Permit Stamps 1893, 2nd printing. 6d pink, deep blue and green deep blue. Somewhat patchy gum, light faults. Rare in unused condition. TSC / Drysdall issue 2, Barefoot 2 £80
MT121 REVENUE / Customs Permit Stamps c1898 5/- black on brown-rose paper. Right marginal example, used with large violet tc datestamp. Remarkably fine for these. Scarce. TSC / Drysdall 3, Barefoot 7 £55
MT118 NATIVE PASS c1910 'TRANSVAAL REVENUE / NATIVE PASS / ONE SHILLING', circular impression in red cut from a larger piece. Unusual. £20
MT120 TELEGRAPHS Fournier forgery of the ‘Transvaal / Telegraphs.’ handstamp. Typically overprinted on a cleaned example of a KEVII £5 revenue stamp, no further cancellation. £40
MT117 c1900 printed black on white rectangular 'Ambtshalve Gesloten' (Officially resealed) labels. Vertical pair with margin at left, each with light 'O.H.M.S' cachet, small part Pretoria datestamp upper left. A most unusual survivor. £65
MT119 c1920 'FURNITURE WORKERS / TRANSVAAL / 2/-' small printed label. Unused with gum. A most unusual survivor. £15
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