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SA6018 1910 KGV 2½d blue shade, block of 24 (6x4). Gum lightly browned, fine unmounted. SG 2 £75
SA6017 1929 'Darmstadt Trials'. The extraordinary collection of these mounted on 24 album pages formed by V. W. DIX, with his handstamp on page edge, further in red ink 'Philympia 1970' and 'Stampex 1971'. Detailed notes accompany each item, with a total of seven pairs and 38 mostly blocks of 12 although a few larger. Comprising:
 
Dix 50, 51, 67, 52, 66, 70, 71 pairs
 
Dix 58. Headplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. P 15x14. 'Before fine etching'. Block x 21 (7x3)
 
Dix 48. Headplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 49. Headplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 47. Headplate only. Gummed paper. English ink. P 15x14. Part watermark (reversed). Two blocks x 12, first with our wmk. second part wmk. at right
 
Dix 39. Headplate only. Ungummed paper. English ink. Imperf.
 
Dix 35. Headplate only. Ungummed coated paper. German ink. Imperf.
 
Dix 37. Headplate only. Gummed paper. German ink. P 15x14. Part watermark (reversed). Two blocks x 12, first without wmk. second part wmk. at right
 
Dix 61. Frameplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. Imperf. 'After fine etching' Block x 12
 
Dix 45. Frameplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 46. Frameplate only. Ungummed paper. Ink unspecified. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 36. Frameplate only. Ungummed coated paper. German ink. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 40. Ungummed coated paper. German ink. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 42. Frameplate only. Ungummed coated paper. English ink. Imperf. Block x 12, pre-printing paper creases at right
 
Dix 41. Frameplate only. Ungummed coated paper. English ink. Imperf. Block x 12
 
Dix 44. Complete design. Gummed paper. Part clover leaf watermark (reversed). Ink unspecified. (endorsed on sheet Proof ex. Leiden, July 1929). Two blocks x 12, first without watermark, second watermark showing on right six stamps
 
Dix 69. Complete design. Ungummed paper. German inks. (endorsed on sheet The first of 20 sheets per Goebel). Right marginal block of 24 sheet number '2652' in black in margin
 
Dix 44. Complete design. Gummed paper. Part clover leaf watermark (reversed).
 
Dix 43. Complete design. Gummed paper. Part clover leaf watermark (reversed). English inks. Two blocks x 12, first without watermark, second watermark showing on right eight stamps
 
Dix 38. Complete design. Gummed paper. Part clover leaf watermark (reversed). German inks. Two blocks x 12, first without watermark, second watermark showing on right eight stamps
 
Dix 57. Complete design. Gummed paper. Sprinkbok head ('Official') watermark. English inks. Block x 12
 
Dix 34. Complete design. Gummed paper. Sprinkbok head ('Official') watermark. English black ink. German red ink. Block x 12
 
Dix 50. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. Red ink unspecified, English black ink '2P Air'. Block x 12
 
Dix 55. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. Red ink unspecified, English black ink '3P Air'. Block x 12
 
Dix 67. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. English inks. Block x 12 marginal at right, sheet number '2017' in margin
 
Dix 52. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. English inks. Block x 12 marginal at right, sheet number '4743' in margin
 
Dix 66. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. English inks. Left marginal block x 24 (Shuck MacLean's red and black. The last ink received mixed with 30 per cent of Shuck MacLean's previous consignment. The last ink was too stiff and dried in the cylinder)
 
Dix 70. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. Inks unspecified. Block x 12, 'beginning of run'
 
Dix 71. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. Inks unspecified. Block x 12, 'end of run'
 
Dix 55. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. German inks. Block x 12
 
Dix 53. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. German inks. Block x 12
 
Dix 54. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. German inks. Left marginal block x 18, headplate out of register
 
Dix 65. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. German inks. Block x 12
 
Dix 68. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. German inks. Block x 12
 
Dix 56. Complete design. Gummed esparto paper. Without watermark. English black ink. German red ink. Block x 12. 'Final run.'
 
A REMARKABLE COLLECTION AND NO DOUBT UNIQUE AS SUCH
£6,500
SA5848 1959 1d Animals definitive, wmk. Coat of Arms. Horizontal block of six showing only the slightest trace of the impression now visible. Very fine unmounted. SG 171 vars.
 
Note: it has been suggested that this variety is chemically induced, although exactly how is uncertain. The front paper appears as normal and the reverse has full and correct undisturbed gum. The lower left stamp has the clearest impression of the underlying design. A curiosity indeed
£75
SA4089 1961 2½c decimal definitive, Arms wmk. Lower left corner horizontal strip of five, cylinder numbers in margin, showing numerous fine purple lines running through. Superb unmounted. SG 202 vars. £25
SA4065 1963 1c decimal definitive, 'RSA' wmk., chalk surfaced paper. Horizontal pair showing good red inking smudges across both stamps. Very fine unmounted. SG 227 vars. £25
SA4081 1963 1c decimal definitive, 'RSA' wmk., chalk surfaced paper. Upper right corner block of four showing good red inking smudges across three stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 227 and vars. £30
SA4086 1964 ½c decimal definitive, wmk. RSA. Upper marginal block of 12 showing downwards shift of red printing resulting in 'double beaks'. Superb unmounted. SG 238 vars. £20
SA4079 1967 1c decimal definitive, wmk. 'RSA'. Vertical strip of the, now folded, showing fine red lines running vertically through, mostly affecting lower stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 239 vars. £15
SA4076 1964 3c re-drawn decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk. Right marginal vertical strip of four, showing missing perf. hole on each alternate stamp at lower right corner. Superb unmounted. SG 243 and vars. £15
SA4084 1968 50c re-drawn decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk. Showing black inking lines at upper right. Superb unmounted. SG 250 var. £10
SA4094 1969 ½c new colour decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., coil stamp. Strip of 5 stamps showing slight doubling of blue printing. Superb unmounted. SG 276a vars. £15
SA4095 1970 ½c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., Harrison paper with 5mm phosphor bands coil stamps. Coil stamps strip of four. Superb unmounted. (SG 282a group) SACC 287b £20
SA4085 1970 2½c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., 3mm phos. bands. Lower marginal pair showing WATERMARK REVERSED. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 286w £60
SA4087 1971 4c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., phosphor bands. Lower marginal block of four showing purple inking line running through both lower stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 288 and vars. £20
SA4097 1971 5c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk, Harrison paper, 3mm phosphor bands coil stamp. Pair, superb unmounted. (SG unlisted, 289 var.) SACC 294b £18
SA4075 1971 10c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk, Swiss paper, 3mm phosphor bands coil stamp. Pair, superb unmounted. (SG unlisted 293 var.) SACC 298c £25
SA4078 1970 20c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., phosphor bands. Lower marginal pair, showing prominent red ink line running through both. Superb unmounted. SG 296 vars. £15
SA4077 1970 20c decimal definitive, 'RSA' tete-beche wmk., phosphor bands. Lower left corner horizontal strip of six, cylinder and running sheet number in margin, showing prominent red ink line running through all. Superb unmounted. SG 296 vars. £45
SA4088 1972 4c new value. Upper left corner block of six, showing blue ink blobs in margin and upper centre stamp. Superb unmounted. SG 310 and var. £15
SA4090 1972 4c new value. Upper right corner block of four, showing light patch on sheep, upper right stamp. Superb unmounted. SG 310 and var. £10
SA4080 1974 1c decimal definitive, no. wmk. Lower marginal block of nine showing red inking blob affecting lower left corner stamp. Superb unmounted. SG 314 and var. £10
SA4091 1974 2c decimal definitive, no. wmk, phosphorised chalky paper. Block of 20, being two columns down the sheet (now folded for display), showing good blue inking line running through all and margins. Superb unmounted. SG 315b vars., SACC 327c vars. £85
SA4082 1974 3c decimal definitive, no. wmk, chalky paper. Left marginal block of four showing white inking marks affecting both left stamps. Superb unmounted. SG 316a and vars. £15
SA4083 1973 9c decimal definitive, no wmk., phosphorised paper. Upper marginal strip of six showing large red inking blob affecting stamps 2-3. Superb unmounted. SG 320 var. £20
SA6014 1993 Sixth definitive Endangered Fauna, (45c) Standardised Mail Rhino, latin inscription. Upper marginal showing downwards strike of the upper horizontal perforation strike, now well through the design. Superb unmounted. Very scarce. SG 821 var. £75
SA6015 1996 Sixth definitive, 'Readers Digest' se-tenant strip of five. With orange logo in margin and dated 1996-11-11, double uncut pane of ten stamps. Superb unmounted. SG or SACC unlisted £8
SA6016 1996 Big Five strip of five with AIR MAIL labels below. Complete uncut sheet of five strips of five, dated in margin 1996-11-28. Superb unmounted.SG unlisted, SACC 995 var. £25
SA4092 2010 World Cup Football Championship, miniature sheet of nine on gold foil. Superb unmounted. SG MS1765 £20
SA4006 1910 27th July, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Orange River Colony). Envelope bearing KEVII 1d (SG 149), cancelled PALMIETFONTEIN dc datestamp, another alongside, addressed to Lady Grey. £40
SA4007 1910 5th September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Orange River Colony). KEVII ½d stationery card cancelled crisp 'SENEKAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Bloemfontein. £30
SA4034 1910 23rd September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Orange River Colony). KEVII ½d stationery card cancelled crisp 'LADYBRAND' dc datestamp, addressed to Bloemfontein. £30
SA4017 1910 24th December, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Coloured Christmas Greetings postcard bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'MUIZENBERG', addressed to Upper Paarl with receiving strike the same day. £15
SA4073 1911 23rd January, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Cape). Orange River Colony KEVII 1d embossed stationery envelope, cancelled 'SEYMOUR' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Arrival strike on front. £35
SA4021 1911 18th February, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Transvaal). Coloured postcard bearing KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Wonderboom, arrival strike alongside. £15
SA4037 1911 13th March, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Transvaal). KEVII ½d stationery card cancelled 'STANDERTON / TRANSVAAL' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £20
SA1944 1911 27th April, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Orange River Colony). Sepia postcard bearing KEVII ½d (SG 70), cancelled 'THABANCHU', addressed to Ficksburg. £25
SA4020 1911 13th May, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natak). Coloured postcard of Town Hall, Durban bearing KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled crisp 'POINT / NATAL' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £20
SA4003 1911 13th May, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natal). Printed envelope bearing KEVII 1d (SG 274), cancelled 'HOWICK / POINT', addressed to England. £25
SA1941 1911 15th May, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Natal used in Transvaal). Envelope bearing KEVII 1d (SG 147), cancelled 'GERMISTON STATION / TRANSVAAL', addressed to London. £25
SA1943 1911 20th June, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Orange River Colony). Real photographic postcard bearing KEVII 1d (SG 71), cancelled 'KROONSTAD', addressed to Johannesburg. £20
SA1938 1911 21st June, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony and Cape used in Cape). Company envelope bearing Orange River Colony KEVII 4d (SG 150) and Cape KEVII 1d (SG 71), cancelled 'REGISTERED / Cape Town', sent registered to England. Arrival backstamp. Attractive. £45
SA1936 1911 23rd June, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Natal used in Cape). British black and white postcard bearing KEVII ½d (SG 146), cancelled 'PORT ELISABETH', addressed to Bushman's River, struck with crisp 'BUSHMANS RIVER / STATION' arrival. SOLD
SA1940 1911 7th July, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal and Cape used in Cape). Advertising envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII ½d (SG 273a) and Cape KEVII 1d pair (SG 71), cancelled 'Cape Town', addressed to the United States of America. Attractive. £35
SA4070 1911 19th July, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony and Transvaal used in Cape). Envelope bearing Orange River Colony KEVII 1d plus Transvaal KEVII ½d (SG 149, 273a), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' dc datestamps, addressed to Southampton. Partially cut on reverse, arrival backstamp. £20
SA4041 1911 31st August, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Transvaal). Envelope bearing KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'CAROLINA' dc datestamp, addressed to Pretoria. £25
SA4039 1911 1st September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Natal). Black and white postcard of Bushman's River, Drakensberg, bearing KEVII ½d (SG 70), cancelled 'DUNDEE / NATAL' dc datestamp, locally addressed. £20
SA4013 1911 9th September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natal). Black and white postcard of Durban city bearing KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled crisp 'CONGELLA / NATAL' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £30
SA4040 1911 14th October, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Natal). KEVII 1d embossed stationery envelope cancelled 'INADI / NATAL dc datestamp, addressed to Ennersdale. Transit and arrival backstamps. Most unusual. £65
SA4014 1911 30th October, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Orange River Colony). Black and white postcard of Harrismith bearing KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled crisp 'KINGS HILL' dc datestamp, addressed to England. £30
SA4022 1911 10th November, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Amusing coloured postcard sent unpaid and cancelled 'ALIWAL NORTH', addressed to Sterkspruit. Endorsed in pencil 'Unstamped T 1d' the duly applied with Transvaal ½d dues x two (SG D1), cancelled with sc datestamp. Attractive and unusual. SOLD
SA4035 1911 30th November, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Cape). Black and white postcard of Graaf Reinet bearing Cape KEVII ½d (SG 70), cancelled crisp 'LETTSKRAAL' sc datestamp, addressed to Graaf Reinet. SOLD
SA4036 1911 6th December, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Natal). Cape KEVII ½d stationery wrapper cancelled crisp 'PIETERMARITZBURG / NATAL' dc datestamp, locally addressed. £40
SA4074 1911 9th December, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Coloured postcard of Madeira bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'ALFRED DOCKS' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Written whilst onboard S.S. Ascanius on her maiden voyage Liverpool - Australia. £20
SA4004 1912 10th January, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Natal used in Cape). Coloured postcard bearing KEVII ½d (SG 146), cancelled crisp 'WYNBERG CAPE' dc datestamp, addressed to Upper Paarl, next day arrival strike. £20
SA4015 1912 30th January, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Black and white postcard bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'ORANGE RIVER / C.G.H.' sc datestamp, addressed to Pretoria. £25
SA4038 1912 16th February, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Cape used in Cape). KEVII ½d stationery wrapper cancelled 'GENADENDAL' sc datestamp, addressed to Germany. £25
SA1937 1912 15th March, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Natal and Transvaal used in Transvaal). Natal KEVII 4d registered stationery envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d x three (SG 274), cancelled 'MABULA', registration in manuscript, addressed to King Williams Town. Arrival backstamp. £55
SA4053 1912 25th March, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'GRAAF REINET' dc datestamp, addressed to Muizenberg, Cape. Arrival backstamp. £20
SA4069 1912 6th May, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal and Cape used in Cape). Cape KEVII 4d registered stationery envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'GEORGE' dc datestamp, addressed to Cape Town. Arrival backstamp. £30
SA1939 1912 14th May, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Black and white postcard of Table Mountain bearing KEVII 1d (SG 274), machine cancelled 'Cape Town', addressed to Austria. £15
SA1942 1913 3rd June, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Printed Wedding Invitation, bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'Prince Albert / S.AFRICA' dc datestamp, locally addressed. £15
SA4019 1913 1st September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Advertising window envelope bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'WELLINGTON STATION' dc datestamp. An attractive unsealed letter rate. £20
SA4015 1913 1st September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natal). Coloured postcard of Town Hall, Durban bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'DURBAN / S. AFRICA' dc datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. £15
SA1935 1913 2nd September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Sepia postcard bearing KEVII 1d (SG 274), cancelled 'UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA OCEAN P.O.', addressed to England. This datestamp (without number), was used on the Union Castle liner SAXON between November 1911 and September 1913. £45
SA4068 1912 5th September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Black and white postcard of Giants Castle, Drakensberg, bearing Transvaal KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'PIETERMARITZBURG' dc datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. £20
SA4042 1912 9th December, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Coloured postcard of Botany Bay, Sea Point bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled crisp 'ALFRED DOCKS / CAPE TOWN' dc datestamp, addressed to Austria. £30
SA4005 1913 28th February, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Orange River Colony). KEVII ½d stationery card cancelled crisp 'KOPJES' dc datestamp, addressed to Cape Town. £25
SA1945 1913 17th March, long printed On His Majesty's Service envelope, cancelled 'STAL STREET CAPE TOWN' datestamp, locally addressed Further struck with large magenta oval 'DEPARTMENT OF RAILWAYS AND HARBOURS SOUTH AFRICA / 8 OFFICIAL' cachet lower left. Folded at right. £20
SA4066 1913 26th March, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Cape). Coloured romantic postcard, bearing Transvaal KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'ZWARTSKOPS STATION' sc datestamp, addressed to KingWilliamstown. £25
SA4033 1913 16th August, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Cape). KEVII ½d stationery card machine cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', locally addressed. £30
SA4067 1913 5th September, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natal). Envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII 1d scarlet (SG 274), cancelled 'EMPANGENI / NATAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Melmoth, Zululand. Arrival backstamp. £40
SA4016 1913 13th October, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal used in Natal). Black and white postcard of Shelter Falls, Howick bearing KEVII ½d deep green (SG 273a), cancelled 'BALGOWAN / NATAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Natal. REUNION next day arrival strike. £30
SA3973 1913 17th November printed coloured postcard for the Opera House, Pretoria, bearing KGV ½d King's Head (SG 3), cancelled 'PRETORIA'. Locally addressed and then struck twice with large violet 'UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED' and bilingual 'UNKNOWN' cachets, duly returned with two despatch strikes. £35
SA4072 1914 28th March, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Orange River Colony used in Natal). Orange River Colony KEVII 1d embossed stationery envelope, cancelled 'NONGOMA / NATAL' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Unusual. £45
SA3963 1914 19th September, envelope bearing KGV King’s Heads 2½d x two (SG 7), cancelled 'SEA POINT', sent registered to Southampton. Violet rubber stamp cachet at upper left, transit and arrival backstamps. £35
SA1983 1915 16th March, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope endorsed at upper right 'P O W Service' and sent without charge. Cancelled crisp 'REGISTERED / PIETERMARITZBURG' and addressed to Cape Town. Further struck with trilingual violet rectangular 'PRISONER OF WAR' cachet, opened at left then resealed with printed pink tape 'PASSED BY CENSOR' (now opened out. Most attractive. £45
SA1989 1915 7th April, envelope endorsed at right 'Prisoner of War letter', sent without charge cancelled 'PIETERMARITZBURG', addressed to The Consular General of the Netherlands, Cape Town. Struck with violet rectangular trilingual 'PRISONER OF WAR' cachet and further 'PASSED BY CENSOR' lower left. £45
SA3982 1915 27th May, cover bearing KGV 2½d King's Head (SG 7), machine cancelled 'DURBAN', addressed to Switzerland. Opened at top then resealed with printed red/white 'Opened by Censor' label and struck below with violet oval 'CENSOR / CAPE TOWN' and alongside 'PASSED CENSOR' cachets. Arrival backstamp. £45
SA3986 1915 22nd July, printed company envelope bearing KGV King’s Heads 2½d x two (SG 7), machine cancelled 'PORT ELISABETH', addressed to the USA. Typewritten at top 'Per R. M. S. Balmoral Castle', magenta rubber stamp 'PASSED CENSOR' cachet. £35
SA2457 1915 28th July, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 2½d King's Heads vertical pair (SG 7), cancelled oval 'CAPE TOWN', addressed to Sweden. Opened at right then resealed with red 'Opened by Censor' tape. Most attractive. £40
SA1993 1915 17th September, real photographic postcard of troops on Tugela Heights, endorsed at top 'On Active Service' and sent without charge. Cancelled with crisp large part CANTONMENT / PSTROOM' sc relief datestamp, addressed to England. Uncommon. £45
SA1975 1915 21st December, printed postcard endorsed at top 'Prisoner of War Correspondence', cancelled 'PIETERMARITZBURG', addressed to East London. Struck with violet rectangular 'PRISONER OF WAR' bilingual cachet. Attractive. £30
SA3972 1916 29th January, advertising envelope for the Marine Hotel, Durban, bearing KGV King's Head ½d and 1d pair (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'DURBAN', addressed to Holland. Struck with violet 'PASSED CENSOR / C.6.' cachet. Attractive. £35
SA3991 1916 16th February, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 4d and 6d King's Heads (SG 10, 11), cancelled 'BLOEMHOF', and with manuscript endorsement at left, addressed to Holland. Most attractive. £75
SA3980 1916 17th March, printed OHMS South African Museum, Cape Town envelope bearing KGV ½d and 2d King's Heads (SG 3. 6), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', addressed to the USA. Struck with violet circular 'PASSED CENSOR / C1' cachet. £35
SA3992 1916 2nd November, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 1d King's Head pair (SG 4), cancelled 'WOLMARANSSTAD', addressed to Johannesburg. £30
SA1976 1917 11th February, printed Prisoner of War card in violet sent from East Africa and addressed to an Internment Camp in Koffiefontein. Struck at upper right with violet rectangular 'P/W EAST / AFRICA 029' cachet, despatch datestamp and violet censor cachet. The reverse with part of the message (in German) deleted with thick black bar. Most unusual. £45
SA3964 1917 16th July, printed advertising envelope for the FICKSBURG HOTEL, bearing KGV 1d strip of three King's Heads (SG 4), cancelled 'FICKSBURG', addressed to Holland. Opened at top then resealed with printed bilingual 'Opened by Censor' tape and further crisp magenta 'PASSED CENSOR / 16/99' cachet. Attractive. £35
SA3984 1917 31st July, envelope bearing KGV ½d and pair 1d King's Heads (SG 3, 4), machine cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', addressed to Holland. Opened at top then resealed with printed red/white 'Opened by Censor / 99' label and struck below with circular 'PASSED CENSOR / 19 99' cachet. £25
SA3978 1918 11th May, envelope bearing KGV 2½d King's Head (SG 7), cancelled 'FLORIDA' addressed to the USA. Opened at left and right then resealed with printed 'Opened by Censor' tape, violet 'PASSED / CENSOR / 21/8' cachet. Light faults. £20
SA2456 1918 18th May, envelope bearing KGV King's Heads 1d x seven (SG 4), cancelled 'KAALLAAGTE', sent registered to Holland. Manuscript registration, opened at top then resealed with printed bilingual 'Opened by Censor' tape, further struck magenta 'PASSED CENSOR / 19/99' cachet. Arrival strike on front. Most unusual. £65
SA3971 1918 17th June, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope bearing KGV ½d and 1d King's Heads (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'DURBAN', addressed to the USA and sent from the Mission Station there. Struck at lower left with violet 'PASSED CENSOR / 10/99' cachet, original lengthy contents enclosed. Light cover faults. £20
SA3974 1918 30th August, printed company envelope bearing KGV King's Head ½d and 1d pair (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'EAST LONDON', addressed to the USA. Struck with magenta 'PASSED CENSOR / 7/99' cachet. £20
SA3994 1918 25th September, advertising envelope for the King Printing Co., bearing KGV King's Head ½d and 1d pair (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'KINGWILLIAMSTOWN', addressed to the United States of America. Struck with magenta 'PASSED CENSOR / 7/99' cachet and endorsed at top 'Duplicate of letter posted 3rd September 1918'. Most attractive. £45
SA3977 1919 20th March, envelope bearing KGV 1d King's Head (SG 4), cancelled ELIM / C.G.H.' sc datestamp, addressed to Cape Town. £30
SA3979 1919 20th July, envelope bearing KGV ½d and two 1d King's Heads (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'ABERDEEN ROAD', addressed to the USA. Struck with violet circular 'PASSED CENSOR' cachet. £40
SA3976 1919 28th October, envelope bearing KGV five 1d King's Heads (SG 4), cancelled 'BREE STREET', sent registered to Rondebosch. Attractive. £35
SA3965 1920 4th August, printed company envelope bearing KGV ½d and 1d x two King's Heads (SG 3, 4), cancelled 'CERES', addressed to the USA. £25
SA3969 1920 20th November, envelope bearing KGV 1d and 1½d King's Heads (SG 4, 5), cancelled 'PILGRIMS REST', addressed to the USA and sent from the Mission Station there. £15
SA3970 1920 29th November, envelope bearing KGV 1d and 1½d King's Heads (SG 4, 5), cancelled 'PILGRIMS REST', addressed to the USA and sent from the Mission Station there. With lengthy original contents enclosed, light cover faults. £20
SA3985 1921 21st May, KGV 5½d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d and 4d pair King's Heads (SG 3, 10), cancelled oval 'JOHANNESBURG', addressed to Germany. £40
SA4071 1921 8th August, INTERPROVINCIAL PERIOD (Transvaal and Cape used in Transvaal). Envelope bearing Transvaal KEVII 3d, Cape 2½d and Union KGV ½d (SG 264, 73, 3), cancelled 'BERBICE' dc datestamps, sent registered to Pretoria. Piet Retief transit backstamp. £45
SA3975 1921 27th September, KGV 5½d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d and 2d King's Heads (SG 3, 6), cancelled 'POINT / NATAL', addressed to Bahamas. Most attractive. £45
SA2460 1921 10th October, KGV 5½d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d King's Head (SG 3), cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / KIMBERLEY', addressed to Bloemfontein. £25
SA3960 1922 19th March, printed envelope bearing KGV King's Heads 1d coil stamps (SG 19), machine cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', locally addressed. Unusual franking £40
SA1996 1922 30th March, KGV 5½d long stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 1d, 1½d and 2d King's Heads (SG 4, 5, 6), cancelled 'NYLSTROOM', addressed to the USA. Transit and arrival strikes. £40
SA3981 1922 31st July, envelope bearing KGV 2d strip of three King's Heads (SG 6), cancelled 'SABIE', rubber stamp registration cachets upper left, addressed to Johannesburg. Opening tear at top. £45
SA3968 1923 14th April, printed Wedding Invitation bearing KGV ½d King's Head (SG 3), cancelled 'PRINCE ALBERT', locally addressed. A most attractive unsealed rate. £20
SA3989 1923 2nd May, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d and 2d King's Heads (SG 3, 6), cancelled 'S.A.R. / JOHANNESBURG', addressed to Norway. Most attractive. £45
SA3983 1923 13th November, envelope bearing KGV 3d King's Head (SG 9), machine cancelled 'EAST LONDON' addressed to the USA. Opening tear at left. £20
SA3956 1924 28th August, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 2d King's Head (SG 6), cancelled part 'TSOMO' datestamp, addressed to Queenstown. Generic registration cachet endorsed in manuscript. Unusual. £30
SA3993 1924 28th May, cover bearing KGV King's Heads 1d and 2d (SG 4, 6a), cancelled special machine 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION JOHANNESBURG' datestamp. Addressed to the USA. £20
SA3967 1924 20th October, KGV 1½d embossed stationery envelope bearing KGV ½d and 1d King's Heads (SG 3, 4), each crisply cancelled 'THOMAS RIVER', addressed to Holland. Minor faults, most attractive. £45
SA1947 1925 Airmail Flight London to Cape Town piloted by Alan Cobham. Vignette label produced for the event, printed in vermilion. Lower right corner copy, without gum. Scarce. £65
SA1948 1925 Airmail Flight London to Cape Town piloted by Alan Cobham. Vignette label produced for the event, printed in pale green. Lower right corner copy, without gum. Scarce. £65
SA3959 1925 6th March, cover bearing KGV 2d King's Head, cancelled with crisp machine 'CAPE TOWN / (bilingual) AIR-MAIL SAVES TIME'. Addressed to Pretoria, struck with boxed 'UNKNOWN' cachet and readdressed with several despatch datestamps. £20
SA3958 1925 6th March, cover bearing KGV 2d King's Head, cancelled with crisp machine 'DURBAN / (bilingual) AIR-MAIL SAVES TIME'. Addressed to Pinetown, struck with boxed 'UNCLAIMED' cachet and returned with despatch datestamp. Flap lacking on reverse. £15
SA3966 1925 4th April, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 2d King's Head (SG 6), cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / EAST LONDON', addressed to Natal. £20
SA3987 1925 18th May, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV 2d King's Head (SG 6), cancelled 'ENGCOBO', addressed to the Cape. Amabele transit and Cape Town transit strikes on front. Most unusual. £45
SA3962 1925 26th May, envelope bearing KGV King's Head 2d (SG 6), cancelled 'GINGINHLOVU datestamp, addressed to Reit-Vlei, arrival backstamp. Most unusual. £45
SA3988 1925 3rd June, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d, 1d and 3d King's Heads (SG 3, 4, 9), cancelled 'MAFEKING', addressed to Denmark. Most attractive. £45
SA3957 1925 17th June, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing KGV ½d, 1d and 1½d King's Heads (SG 3, 4, 5), cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / PIETERMARITZBURG', addressed to Lichtenstein. Arrival backstamp. £35
SA1985 1928 9th July, printed envelope for the Durban Philatelic Exhibition bearing triangular block of four 4d (SG 33a), cancelled special 'S.A.PHILATELIC EXHIBITION / DURBAN' datestamps in red. Sent registered to Holland and struck with special Exhibition cachet. Most attractive. £45
SA1987 1928 3rd September, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing 1d Ship, cancelled 'ESIHLENGENI', addressed to Vryheid. Manuscript registration endorsement. Transit and arrival strikes on front. Most unusual. £45
SA2434 1930 22nd September, printed advertising envelope for PAGEL'S MAMMOTH CIRCUS & PERFORMING MENAGERIE, reverse bearing ½d Springbok block of six, cancelled oval 'S.A.R. & H. / MAQUASSI 558' datestamps, addressed to Johannesburg. Filing spike and a little roughly opened, but still a delightful item. £65
SA1999 1930 24th October, envelope bearing 1d Ship machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', locally addressed. Struck with bilingual violet 'EMPTY HOUSE' cachet, duly returned. Most unusual. £35
SA1988 1931 26th January, envelope bearing 1d Ship strip x three, machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Belgian Congo. Endorsed on arrival 'Inconnu' and further struck with 'REBUT' cachet, duly returned with despatch strike. £20
SA1950 1931 14th February, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope bearing 1d ship x three (SG 43d or dw), each cancelled large 'BLOEMFONTEIN / 3' datestamps, locally addressed. Applied at upper left with printed 'RAILWAYS LETTER POST' label endorsed in pencil with the train and date, further above 'Late fee' in ink. Most unusual. £65
SA1986 1931 6th March, printed 'REGISTERED ROUXVILLE' envelope bearing 2d Union Buildings single and vertical pair (SG 34), cancelled 'ROUXVILLE', addressed to Pretoria. Most attractive. £45
SA1998 1932 2nd September, envelope bearing 1d Ship vertical pair machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', locally addressed. Manuscript red ink endorsement and further struck with bilingual black 'PARTI GONE AWAY' cachet, duly returned with despatch strike. £20
SA1951 1933 7th February, envelope bearing 2d Union Buildings x two (SG 44 or bw), each cancelled 'S. A. RAILWAYS / VLAKTERPLAATS' datestamps, addressed to Oudtshoorn. Applied at upper left with printed 'RAILWAYS LETTER POST' label endorsed in pencil with the train and date. Receiving strike on front. Most unusual. £65
SA1994 1933 15th April, printed advertising postcard on orange for the Wargundy Orchards, bearing 1d Ship cancelled 'WESTMINSTER', addressed to Bloemfontein. Most unusual. £35
SA1968 1933 16th May, KGV 4d stationery registered envelope bearing 2d Union Buildings, cancelled 'PRIESKA', addressed to Britstown. Arrival backstamp. £20
SA2007 1934 5th March, envelope bearing 1d Ship x four cancelled oval 'S. A. R. - PCLS / THEUNISSEN . 408' datestamps, addressed to Bloemfontein. Manuscript upper left 'Rail Post', receiving strike dated the following day. Most unusual. £45
SA2001 1935 11th January, envelope bearing 1d Ship machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', locally addressed. Manuscript red ink endorsement 'Gone away' and further struck with bilingual black 'PARTI GONE AWAY' cachet. £20
SA4001 1935 20th March, parcel tag bearing KGV Kings Heads 1½d tete-beche pair, 2½d and 1/3 plus single ½d, 1d and 6d's (SG 5a, 7, 13), twice cancelled crisp special bilingual 'IMPERIAL PRESS CONFERENCE / 20 III 35' datestamps. Most attractive. £65
SA2452 1935 13th May, printed publicity card (Government Printer, Pretoria), for the Post Office with an image of a red post box, reverse giving details of the services that the Post Office provides. Bearing KGV Silver Jubilee ½d vertical pair cancelled special bilingual 'POST OFFICE EXHIBITION CAPE TOWN' datestamp, locally addressed. Delightful and very scarce. £175
SA1949 1936 15th June, envelope bearing KGV 1d King's Head plus Cape KEVII 1d's x two (SG 4, 71), twice cancelled with special large 'DEUTSCHE SCHIFFSPOST / HAMBURG-AFRIKA' datestamps. Addressed to Munich and together with a coloured postcard of one of the mailboats used, the D. Adolph Woermann. Most unusual. £75
SA1995 1937 29th January, printed buff envelope 'SOUVENIR OF DURBAN / PANORAMIC VIEW', bearing 1d Ship cancelled 'VLERMUISKLIP', addressed to Clanwilliam. Internally with a three section folding black and white photograph of Durban from the Head across the harbour and city. Most attractive and a rare survivor. £45
SA1958 1937 12th May, printed KGVI Coronation 'FIRST PIGEON POST' envelope bearing KGVI ½d Coronation pair (SG 71), cancelled 'STRAND', locally addressed. Sent of the first such flight and to Mr. L. A. Wyndham, together with the flimsy wrapper and printed note carried by the actual pigeon. This numbered 55 of the 199 made. Very scarce and most appealing. £145
SA1956 1937 12th May, envelope bearing KGVI Coronation ½d diagonally bisected block of four (1d rate, SG 71), cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG' locally addressed. Apparently allowed with no further action taken. Unusual. £45
SA1957 1937 12th May, envelope bearing KGVI Coronation ½d diagonally bisected block of four (1d rate, SG 71), cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG' locally addressed. The bisect disallowed, initially struck with circular 'T2D' cachet, this then overstrauck with 'T1D', another alongside. Duly applied with 1d due cancelled 14th May. Unusual and attractive. £55
SA1963 1937 31st December, 'Sunset Cover' for the last day of usage of Colonial issues. Bearing five different duties from the Orange River Colony cancelled 'STRAND', sent registered airmail to Nylstroom (E. Tamsen). Attractive. £35
SA2054 1938 4th January, envelope bearing 1d Ship machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', locally addressed. Manuscript red ink endorsement 'Gone away' and further struck with bilingual violet 'PARTI GONE AWAY' cachet. £15
SA1946 1938 30th January, FRONT only of a printed Radio Communication Co. Ltd. 'OCEAN LETTER' envelope, bearing KGV 2d King;s Head pair plus 1d ship (SG 6, 31), cancelled with large violet oval 'SHIPPING POSTMASTER / CAPE TOWN' strike, another alongside. Addressed to 'Albu, Johannesburg' (Sir George Albu, a mining magnate of the era). Most unusual. £45
SA1991 1938 6th September, envelope bearing single ½d Voortrekker (SG 50), cancelled 'VENTERSDORP', locally addressed. A most attractive unsealed letter rate franking. £20
SA1963 1938 6th October, envelope bearing single ½d Voortrekker (SG 50), cancelled 'VENTERSDORP', locally addressed. A lovely open letter rate usage. £20
SA2071 1939 25th March, envelope bearing 1d Ship x three cancelled oval 'S. A. R. / SLURRY 587' datestamp, addressed to the Cape. Manuscript upper left 'Per Rail Post' and the reverse applied with printed bilingual 'RAIL LETTER POST.' label duly endorsed. A little soiled and minor opening tears. Most unusual. £55
SA2053 1940 20th May, envelope bearing 1d Ship x five cancelled 'REGISTERED / JOHANNESBURG', locally addressed. Manuscript red ink endorsement 'Gone away' and further struck with bilingual violet 'PARTI GONE AWAY' cachet, 'ROSETTENVILLE' despatch strike. £20
SA1973 1940 2nd September, envelope endorsed at top 'U.D.F. / On Active Service', bearing 1d Ship, cancelled crisp 'BARBERTON CAMP/KAMP' (the N reversed). Locally addressed. £20
SA2009 1940 16th September, envelope bearing ½d Springbok and 1d Ship cancelled 'PRINCE ALBERT', addressed to Zeekoegat. Struck with bilingual violet 'UNKNOWN' cachet and twice readdressed with despatch datestamps. £15
SA1972 1940 11th October, envelope endorsed at top 'On Active Service', sent without charge, cancelled crisp 'BARBERTON CAMP / KAMP' sc relief datestamp. Struck at left with violet '14TH FIELD AMBULANCE, S.A.M.C.' cachet, addressed to Germiston. £30
SA1971 1940 22nd November, envelope endorsed at top 'On Active Service', sent without charge, cancelled 'BARBERTON CAMP/KAMP'. Struck with violet oval 'RAND LIGHT INFANTRY' cachet, addressed to the Cape. Locally addressed. £20
SA1970 1940 18th December, envelope endorse in corner 'On active service'. sent without charge machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the Orange Free State. Struck with violet rectangular 'NO. 1 AIRCRAFT REPAIR DEPOT / VOORTREKKERHOEGTE / P.O. ROBERETS HEIGHTS' cachet. Original contents enclosed being a folded three section printed S. A. Airforce Christmas and New Year Greeting, illustration of the Union Buildings within. Most appealing. £40
SA1952 1942 12th January, envelope originally posted from England and addressed to India, endorsed at top 'On Active Service'. Several times readdressed including to South Africa where opened at right then resealed with printed 'OPENED BY CENSOR' tape. A number of despatch and instructional strikes on from and reverse. A story to tell. £20
SA1953 c1942 undated envelope addressed 'PRISONER OF WAR POST, CAMP 62. P.M. 3200. ITALY.' Struck with magenta BY AIR MAIL cachet, opened both at right and left, resealed with printed 'OPENED BY CENSOR' tape and plain tape at left, the reverse struck with violet 'Ag' cachet, later copy attached. Sent from one Miss Williamson, Johannesburg. £25
SA1955 1943 16th August, printed company invoice applied with small format ½d War Effort (SG 97), machine cancelled 'PORT ELISABETH'. Edge faults. Unusual. £25
SA2437 1943 28th October, printed postcard for the South African Railways and Harbours, being a confirmation of a booking made for a train journey from Cape Town to Port Elisabeth on the 25th November. Cancelled with red franking strike for Cape Town, addressed to Port Elisabeth. Unusual. £25
SA2000 c1943 printed small advertising wrapper for Croxley Stationery, applied with ½d War Effort (SG 97), un-cancelled and apparently not used. Delightful. £30
SA1977 1944 June (issue 48), 'A Message from Cape Town' printed booklet internally with 28 pages of various articles mostly of a religious nature, coloured illustration at the centre of the 1848 Block Drift Conference etc. Outer wraps with address panel and indicated at 'Postage One Halfpenny Anywhere'. Light edge faults. Most unusual. £20
SA1978 1944 September (issue 51), 'A Message from Cape Town' printed booklet internally with 30 pages of various articles mostly of a religious nature, coloured illustration at the centre of Long Street, Cape Town, etc. Outer wraps with address panel and indicated at 'Postage One Halfpenny Anywhere'. Light edge faults. Most unusual. £20
SA1961 1944 28th November, envelope bearing ½d Springbok coil pairs (SG 105), cancelled 'A. P. O. - U - M. P. K. / 50A' datestamps. 'Robertson' rubber stamp address. £25
SA1959 1945 28th March, envelope bearing 2/6 definitive plus 1/- reduced Wars cancelled 'ESHOWE', sent airmail to the USA, endorsed 'VIA WEST AFRICA'. Opened at left then resealed with printed 'EXAMINED BY 30608' clear tape. £15
SA1960 1945 11th April, envelope bearing 2/6 definitive plus 4d, 6d and 1/- reduced Wars cancelled 'MARAISBURG', sent registered airmail to the USA. Opened at left then resealed with printed 'EXAMINED BY 30635' clear tape. Transit and arrival backstamps. Attractive franking. £25
SA2002 1945 26th April, envelope typewritten at top 'O.H.M.S.' and sent without charge, machine cancelled 'EAST LONDON' locally addressed. Struck with crisp violet 'OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF CIVILIAN SUPPLIES' cachet. £15
SA1954 1945 4th July, printed bilingual form 'UNION DEFENCE FORCES' being an acknowledgement for volunteering for service during WWII. Issued to one Sgt. Price-Jones, printed signature lower right corner 'J.C.Smuts'. Folded £25
SA2003 1945 24th September, envelope endorsed at top 'On Service' and sent without charge. Struck at upper right with violet oval 'M.A.F. DEPOT / ZWARTKOP' cachet, addressed to East London. £20
SA1967 1946-47 printed bilingual 'RATIONING SCHEME' booklet. Apparently unused and complete with 29 numbered pages. Explanatory instructions over four pages with the grid system used on remaining pages. Issued to one Lowina Du Toit and numbered 'S / 137583'. Most unusual. £45
SA2074 1947 January, incoming envelope from Portuguese India with franking on reverse, sent registered to Johannesburg. Endorsed in pencil 'Received at Johannesburg damaged by rodents'. Secured at right with several printed 'Found open (etc.)' labels and cancelled with Johannesburg datestamp for the 6th January. Most appealing. £45
SA1981 1947 18th August, 4d Native Hut stationery registered envelope bearing 3d and 1/-, cancelled crisp 'PENZANCE ROAD / PENZANCEWEG / DURBAN' datestamp, addressed to the USA. Attractive. £25
SA1974 1947 22nd December, envelope bearing ½d Springbok and alongside 1947 Christmas 1d label, machine cancelled 'BLOEMFONTEIN', addressed to Johannesburg. £15
SA1990 1953 3rd June, envelope bearing QEII 2d Coronation vertical pair (SG 143), each cancelled 'ROBBEN EILAND' sc relief datestamps, locally addressed. Truncated at right presumably to remove a further pair similarly cancelled. Scarce strike. £35
SA2008 1955 13th July, envelope bearing Animals definitive 2d (SG 154), lightly cancelled 'WARMBATHS', addressed to Pretoria. Re-addressed from there to Cape Town and then secured at top with printed bilingual 'Found open or damaged and officially secured' tape and tied with 'DEPOT / RONDEBOSCH' datestamps. Somewhat battered as to be expected. £25
SA2004 c1955 24th February, envelope bearing Animals definitive 2d and 4d vertical pair (SG 154, 156), lightly cancelled 'WATERVAL ONDER', sent registered to Johannesburg. Secured at left with printed bilingual 'Found open or damaged' tape signed on reverse and tied with Johannesburg datestamps. Some faults as to be expected. £25
SA2072 1956 4th April, envelope bearing 1d block of four Animal definitive, cancelled with large violet rectangular 'BOOKING OFFICE / S.A.R. MACLEAR' cachet, another alongside. Addressed to Indwe, applied with two printed bilingual 'RAIL LETTER POST.' labels at left and on reverse. Negantive seal arrival strike on reverse. Most unusual. £50
AS403 BOOKLET 1913 KGV 2/6 black on bright red booklet, stapled at right. Complete with all six panes intact (two of the ½d and four of the 1d, all with watermark upright) and unwaxed interleaves. The staples may have been replaced (original staples often corrode and break). Two versions are recorded of this booklet, this was the first issued and can be identified by the back cover which shows the telegram rate for Rhodesia. This was replaced on the second version issued in 1917 with deposit details for the Post Office Savings Bank. An exceptionally rare booklet of which only two or three complete examples are believed to exist and seldom appear on the market. The SG catalogue only illustrates the later black on pink version (SG SB2a). Apparently no illustration of the first type was available. SG SB1 variant 1 / Union Handbook B1. £5,500
SA3997 1915 25th October, KGV Kings Head ½d yellow-green stationery card, cancelled crisp 'WAKKERSTROOM / TRANSVAAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Natal. £35
SA4098 1917 30th August, KGV Kings Head ½d yellow-green stationery card, cancelled crisp 'WALVIS BAY' dc datestamp, addressed to Windhuk. £20
SA1992 1918 10th April, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope, cancelled away from the indicium. Opened at top then resealed with printed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' tape, manuscript endorsed 'Sanatorium City', addressed to Pietermaritzburg. Re-addressed upon arrival with despatch datestamp. Most attractive and unusual. £50
SA3996 1919 24th March, KGV Kings Head ½d yellow-green stationery card, cancelled crisp 'WALVIS BAY' dc datestamp, addressed to Windhuk. Further struck at left with 'PASSED BY CENSOR / Z/16' violet cachet. £25
SA3998 1921 21st September, KGV Kings Head 1d carmine stationery card, cancelled 'SMITS DRIFT / TRANSVAAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike. £30
SA3999 1923 28th February, KGV Kings Head 1d scarlet stationery card, cancelled 'SENEKAL' dc datestamp, addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike. £25
SA4000 1924 12th February, KGV Kings Head 1d scarlet stationery card, cancelled 'RUSTENBURG' dc datestamp, addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike. £20
SA1997 1933 6th April, 'Ship' 1d red and black stationery card cancelled 'BETHLEHEM', addressed to Senekal. £20
SA2006 1934 8th September, 'Springbok' ½d green and black stationery card (London printing), cancelled 'THREE SISTERS RAIL', addressed to Beaufort West. Unusual. £35
SA1982 1934 22nd July, 'Springbok' ½d green and black stationery card, with additional ½d stamp added. Cancelled 'FICKSBURG', addressed to Bloemfontein. £20
SA2060 1935 4th November, 'Springbok' ½d green and black stationery card (Pretoria printing), cancelled 'BRANDFORT', addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike as often to this address. £20
SA1979 1937 15th March, 'Springbok' ½d green stationery card (Pretoria printing), cancelled 'CULLINAN', addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike as often to this address. £20
SA1980 1937 1st December, 'Springbok' ½d green stationery card (Pretoria printing), cancelled 'HEILBRON', addressed to Basutoland. Filing spike as often to this address. £20
SA1984 1958 4th September, 1d Ship redrawn design stationery letter card uprated with 1d Animal definitive, cancelled light part 'PAARL' datestamp, addressed to Johannesburg. Uncommon. £20
SA3420 1927 2d no wmk., black and mauve. Block of 12 being the lower two rows of the pane, all showing good rightwards shift of value. Superb unmounted. Striking and uncommon. SG D19 vars. £250
SA1886 1919 7th February, envelope sent underpaid at 1d with King's Head, cancelled CAPE TOWN and addressed to the USA. Struck with black 'T 30c' cachet, further with violet circular 'PASSED CENSOR' at lower right. Upon arrival struck with US 'DUE / 6 / CENTS' and duly applied with two US dues, these apparently pre-cancelled. Attractive. £20
SA4002 1923 19th March, incoming sepia postcard from England, underpaid at 1d and then struck with 'T 10' cachet.Duly applied with 1d due plus King's Head ½d (SG D1, 3), cancelled part 'STUTTERHEIM' datestamp. The King's Head partially overlapping, a most unusual usage. £145
SA1887 1926 22nd November, envelope sent underpaid with 1d Ship, cancelled DONNYBROOK and addressed to England. Struck with black circular 'T 20c' and instructional bilingual 'MORE TO PAY' violet cachet. Upon arrival further '2d / F.B.' strike and duly applied with 2d. Light creasing. £20
SA1900 1929 21st October, small folded note/piece sent unpaid boldly cancelled KIMBERLEY, locally addressed. Struck with oval 'T 2D' cachet, then applied with 2d due (SG D19) lightly cancelled. Delightful. £45
SA1894 1930 6th November, envelope sent underpaid at 1d, cancelled WAKKERSTROOM addressed to London. Struck with black 'T 20 CENTIMES' charge mark plus large 'T' strike. Upon arrival with further British '2d' strike and duly applied with 2d due cancelled on the 1st December. Attractive. £15
SA1889 1936 24th February, envelope bearing 1d and 2d x two cancelled CAPE TOWN and apparently sent registered to East London. However, endorsed in ink 'POOC' (Posted out of Course) and struck with rectangular cachet to that effect, further circular 'T 4D' strike. Duly applied with pair 2d dues (SG D23), cancelled on the 27th. Unusual and attractive. £45
SA1885 1936 11th June, envelope sent underpaid at 1½d, airmail from Cape Town to East London. Struck with rectangular bilingual 'MORE TO PAY OVER ½ OZ.' and further '3d' cachet. Duly applied with 1d and 2d dues (SG D25, D26) cancelled on the same day. £25
SA1893 1938 29th September, envelope underpaid at 1d cancelled KALK BAY and addressed to London. Struck with violet 'PLEASE ADVISE YOUR CORRESPONDENT THAT THE LETTER RATE FROM THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA IS 1½ PER ½ OZ.', and further black circular 'T / 10 / CENTIMES' strike. Upon arrival British '1D' charge cachet and duly applied with 1d due. Attractive. £25
SA1890 1949 3rd March, envelope sent underpaid at 1½d cancelled VENTERSTAD and addressed to Grahamstown. Endorsed in blue crayon 'T 2d' then duly applied with 1d Ship pair cancelled on the 4th. Pencil endorsement at lower left recording the shortage of postage due stamps in Grahamstown at the time. Most unusual. £85
SA1883 1950 7th January, envelope sent unpaid cancelled 'WORCESTER GDA/RLS', addressed to Johannesburg. Struck with black circular 'T 6D.' cachet and further endorsed in blue crayon 'TAX 6d'. Apparently no action taken on this cover, but most probably one with a pool charge applied. £15
SA1884 1952 June, incoming envelope from the UK sent airmail and apparently paid at 6d. Struck with circular 'T 1/-' cachet, although this altered in crayon to '1/6'. Duly applied with six x 3d dues (SG D41) cancelled on the 9th. A most unusual high charge. £75
SA1881 1952 10th June, incoming envelope from the UK paid at 1/-, sent airmail to Johannesburg. Struck with British '6d / F.B.G.' cachet and further on arrival black circular 'T 6D'. Duly applied with 6d due (SG D38) cancelled on the 16th. Most attractive. SOLD
SA1888 1952 15th August, printed 'S.A.R. O.R.S' envelope sent internally within the Railways network addressed to the Town Clerk, Ladysmith. Postage of 2d should have been paid, and as such a 'T 4D' cachet struck indicating the charge to be collected. This duly done with the application of strip of four 1d's (SG D39) cancelled on the 18th. Unusual. £45
SA1882 1952 27th August, envelope sent unpaid machine cancelled JOHANNESBURG locally addressed. Struck with circular 'T 4D' cachet, then applied with pair 2d dues (SG D40) lightly cancelled. £15
SA1898 1953 14th January, envelope sent unpaid from Germiston locally addressed. Struck with black circular 'T / III' (as known used from Gemiston) and '4d' in pencil. Duly applied with block of four 1d dues (SG D39) cancelled on the 16th. £20
SA1901 1953 19th November, cover sent unpaid machine cancelled PORT ELISABETH addressed to Kimberley. Endorsed in pencil 'TAX 2d', then applied with 2d due (SG D40) cancelled on the 23rd November. £15
SA1880 1954 22nd July, envelope bearing pair 1/- Gnu's cancelled CAPE TOWN, sent airmail and apparently registered to England. Struck with violet bilingual 'POSTED OUT OF COURSE / TO PAY' cachet and further black circular 'T 5D' strike. Upon arrival applied with GB registration label and 5d due cancelled on the 27th. Unusual and attractive. £45
SA1892 1951, 1d Ship pictorial postcard (On Table Mountain), cancelled DURBAN and sent underpaid to Johannesburg. Struck with black circular 'T 1D' cachet although no further action taken on this, presumably being one of a pool charge. £15
SA1902 1957 3rd April, envelope sent unpaid machine cancelled PRETORIA locally addressed. Struck with circular 'T 4D' cachet, then applied with pair 2d dues (SG D40) lightly cancelled. £15
SA1895 1960 7th January, envelope sent unpaid from KESTELL addressed to Johannesburg. Struck with black circular 'T / 32' cachet, this numeral allocated to Kestell. Further struck with black circular 'T 6D' cachet, although apparently no charge raised on this cover, most probably one of a pool charge. £20
SA1899 1961 February, three envelopes all posted unpaid and each struck with the same 'T' in oval cachet, and each with manuscript endorsement as to the relevant tax due. None apparently showing as this being collected, although as all to the same address, most likely a pool charge applied to all. £30
SA1896 1961 14th February, envelope sent unpaid from MBABANE / SWAZILAND addressed to Johannesburg. Struck with red circular 'T / LXV' cachet, this numeral apparently allocated to Mbabane. Further endorsed 'T5c' in blue crayon, although apparently no charge raised on this cover, most probably one of a pool charge. £20
SA1897 1961 21st December, envelope sent unpaid from Louis Trichardt and addressed to Johannesburg. Struck with two different cachets, first in red circle and second black 'T / 6D', duly applied with 6d due (SG D43), cancelled 6th January. Reverse with numerous 'DULPICATE' cachets in violet. £30
SA4011 1927 21st March, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 2d King's Head 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O1), cancelled 'UNION BUILDINGS', addressed to England. Attractive and uncommon franking. SOLD
SA1923 1928 1st March, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 2d King's Head 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O1), machine cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', addressed to Canada. Attractive and uncommon franking. SOLD
SA1921 1929 7th May, envelope bearing ½d block of four plus 1d strip of three 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O2, O3), cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent registered to Kimberley. Unusual franking. £85
SA1933 1929 12th June, envelope bearing ½d, 1d, 2d and 6d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O7, O3, O5, O6), cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent registered to England. Unusual franking. £125
SA1919 1929 26th August, envelope bearing 1d single and 2d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' ovperprints (SG 05a, O8), machine cancelled 'EAST LONDON', sent airmail to Durban. £35
SA1932 1929 26th August, envelope bearing 6d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' ovperprints (SG 06), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', sent airmail to Pretoria. £85
SA1920 1929 29th August, envelope bearing 1d single and 2d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' ovperprints (SG 05a, O8), machine cancelled 'PORT ELISABETH', sent airmail to the Cape. £35
SA1918 1930 27th February, envelope bearing ½d and 1d pairs plus 2d block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O5a, O7, O8), cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', sent registered airmail to the USA. £65
SA1922 1930 7th May, printed O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d and 2d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O3, O5), cancelled 'Cape Town', addressed to the USA. Opening tear at top. £25
SA1917 1930 17th November, envelope bearing ½d and 2d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O5a, O7), cancelled 'REGISTERED / JOHANNESBURG', addressed to the Cape. £50
SA1928 c1930, envelope bearing ½d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O7), cancelled bold 'PB' within triangle (Pretoria bulk posting). Locally addressed. Unusual. £45
SA4009 c1931, envelope bearing ½d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O12 or w), cancelled bold 'PB' within triangle (Pretoria bulk posting). Locally addressed. Unusual. £45
SA4008 1932 27th January, printed O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d x two pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints, one showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on Afrikaans stamp (SG O12, O12b), plus 2d regular King's Head, cancelled 'VICTORIA WEST' and sent airmail to Windhoek. Kimberley transit and Windhoek arrival backstamps. Unusual franking. £110
SA1930 1932 9th September, window envelope bearing ½d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O12 or w), plus Natal QV 'HALF' surcharge pair, machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG'. An unusual franking. £35
SA1931 1932 21st September, envelope bearing ½d and 1d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O12 or w, O13 or cw), machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', addressed to the USA. £35
SA1907 1932 31st October, envelope bearing 1d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O13), machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', addressed to Cape Town. £25
SA1912 1932 31st December, envelope bearing 1d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O13 or cw), cancelled 'MBABANE / SWAZILAND', addressed to Pretoria. £25
SA1926 1933 22nd April, envelope bearing 2d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O14) plus regular ½d block of four (SG 42 or w), cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', sent registered to Cape Town. £35
SA1904 1933 30th December, envelope bearing 2/6 lower marginal imprint pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O11), cancelled 'MOHALESHOEK / BASUTOLAND', sent registered to Pretoria. Most attractive. £175
SA4061 1935 30th August, envelope bearing single 1d and 1/- 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O13. O17, correct airmail and registration rate), sent registered airmail to Eritrea (via Khartoum). Undelivered and reverse struck with an array of datestamps plus further 'NON CHIESTA', 'AL MITTENTE' instructional strikes. Attractive and unusual. £45
SA1925 1935 8th November, envelope bearing 2d block of four and 6d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O14, O16), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to Australia. Struck with 'UNCLAIMED AT MELBOURNE' cachet and duly sent back. £45
SA1924 1936 7th April, envelope bearing 6d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O16), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN' sent airmail to Greece. £35
SA1927 1937 15th April, envelope bearing 1d and 2d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21, O14 or w), machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', sent airmail to London. £45
SA4047 1939 26th March, large printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1½d irregular block of nine 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22 or O22aw), cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Southern Rhodesia. £85
SA4045 1939 21st May, envelope bearing ½d and 1d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20 or w, O21 or w), cancelled 'HEILBRON', addressed to England. Some cover faults but an unusual franking. £75
SA4032 1939 22nd December, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 2/6 single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O18a), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to Switzerland. Light creasing, attractive franking. £45
SA1905 1940 2nd November, printed O.H.M.S. card bearing 1½d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22 or O22aw), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Sweden. Struck with crisp violet 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 19' cachet. Attractive. £35
SA1916 1940 29th November, envelope bearing ½d and 1d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20 or w, O21 or w), machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', addressed to the USA. Opened at left then resealed with printed red 'bilingual 'OPENED BY CENSOR' tape. An unusual franking. £85
SA4044 1941 25th July, long printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d single and 2d vertical pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20 or O20w, O23), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA' and addressed to Washington, USA. Struck with large violet 'V FOR VRYHEID / FOR VICTORY' cachet lower left corner, strengthened with tape on three sides. £50
SA4048 1941 11th September, envelope bearing 1½d block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22 or O22aw) plus regular 1½d block of four, each cancelled 'EGYPT 71 / POSTAGE PREPAID' datestamps, addressed to Johannesburg. Struck with crisp violet 'PASSED BY CENSOR / M.E.F. No. 60' bilingual cachet, signed below. Attractive. £65
SA4023 1941 4th October, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d vertical pair and 6d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20 or w, O24), cancelled 'UNION BUILDINGS / PRETORIA' dc datestamp, sent registered to the USA. £30
SA4049 1942 21st July, long printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d and 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21, O23), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA' and addressed to New York. Opened at left then resealed with printed 'EXAMINED BY' tape. Some edge faults. £25
SA1908 1943 15th January, printed O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1½d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22b), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the USA. £40
SA1910 1943 11th June, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d block x six, 1d x three, 6d x two and 2/6 single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20 or w, O21 or aw, O24c, O18a), cancelled 'ONDERSTEPOORT', sent airmail to the USA. Light cover creasing. An attractive franking. £75
SA4062 1943 12th July, envelope bearing ½d, 1d and 2d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O20(w), O21(aw), O23), each cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent registered to Stellenbosch. Arrival backstamp. A scarce array of values used. £125
SA1906 1943 30th November, printed O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1½d vertical pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22b), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the USA. £35
SA4031 1944 17th November, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d x two, 2d and 6d singles plus 6d and 1/- x three 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21 or w, O23, O24c, O17b), cancelled 'UNION BUILDINGS / PRETORIA', sent registered airmail to London. Typewritten at left 'PARLIAMENTARY NOTICE'. Faults including tear at top through one 1/-. £45
SA1915 1948 10th January, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1½d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O33), machine cancelled PRETORIA', addressed American Zone, Germany. Folded twice and through stamp. £25
SA4051 1948 27th October, unusual printed trilingual (English, French, Afrikaans) registered envelope bearing 1d x three and single 6d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21b, O24d), machine cancelled 'JOHANNESBURG', and sent registered airmail to England. £35
SA4056 1948 11th December, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d and 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21b, O30, correct 3d seamail foreign rate), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the United States of America. £25
SA4054 1949 17th January, FRONT only printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 6d block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O24d), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to Geneva. £25
SA4024 1949 21st February, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 6d block of eight 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O24d, one defective), cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent airmail to Switzerland. Some creasing. £40
SA4050 1949 25th October, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d single and 2d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O31, O36b), cancelled 'PRETORIA'. Addressed to Geneva and apparently underpaid, endorsed in pencil '15' and duly applied with Swiss 15c due cancelled 'NATIONS UNIES'. Some edge creasing. £45
SA4043 1950 20th July, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing ½d and 2d x two 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O31, O36b), cancelled 'ONDERSTEPOORT / PARCELS' datestamp, addressed to Iceland. A most unusual destination. £45
SA1934 1950 28th August, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing single 1/- and 2/6 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O38, O19), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the USA. £35
SA4046 1950 26th October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition envelope bearing 1½d left marginal arrow block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O33c), cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £30
SA4025 1950 28th December, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1½d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O33c), lightly cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Switzerland. £40
SA4064 1951 14th July, envelope bearing block of six 1d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O42) plus 2d x three and 6d regular issues on front, block of four 3d's on reverse. Cancelled 'BURGERSPARK' and sent registered airmail to Australia (South African High Commission). Arrival backstamp. Attractive. £45
SA4026 1951 10th December, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d, 2d, 6d and 1/- single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O42, O45, O46a, O47), cancelled 'ONDERSTEPOORT / PARCELS', addressed to the USA. Light faults. £25
SA4028 1952 18th April, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d and 2d singles plus 6d strip of three 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O43, O45, O46a), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA. £45
SA4029 1952 21st May, envelope bearing 1d strip of three and 6d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O43, O46a), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent registered to Germany. £45
SA4010 1952 8th July, printed bilingual The Union of South Africa envelope bearing 1½d pair and 6d plus 1/- single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O44, O46a, O47), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA. £45
SA4030 1953 30th June, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 6d single plus 1/- strip of three 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O46a, O47), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA. £75
SA1913 1953 30th June, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1d and 2d singles plus 1/- pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O43, O45, O47), cancelled 'HERMANUS', apparently sent airmail to the USA. Struck with large oval 'DEPARTMENT OF TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY OFFICE / MOWBRAY' cachet. £45
SA4027 1953 25th July, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 6d, 1/-, 2/6 and 5/- single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O46a, O47a, O48, O49), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA, Creased and truncated at right. £35
SA4059 1954 25th March, envelope bearing single 6d and 1/- 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O46a, O47a), cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent airmail to Holland. Struck with crisp violet bilingual (Crown)'ON POSTAL SERVICE / OFFICIAL FREE' cachet. Cover opened on three sides. £40
SA4057 1954 14th April, envelope bearing 1d and 2d singles plus 6d block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O43, O45, O46a, correct foreign airmail rate), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA. £40
SA4012 1954 11th May, envelope bearing ½d block x 12 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O40), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent registered to Benoni. Cover edge faults. £40
SA4060 1955 15th January, printed On His Majesty's Service envelope bearing ½d single and 2d vertical pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O37, O45, correct foreign seamail rate), machine cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to the Netherlands. £35
SA4058 1955 5th May, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 2d single, ½d pair plus 6d strip of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O31, O45, O46a, correct foreign airmail rate), sent airmail to the USA. 'HERMANUS MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY' violet cachet on reverse and large violet oval on front. Most attractive. £75
SA4052 1955 1st November, small parcel envelope bearing 6d, 2/6 and 5/- pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O24d, O19, O28) plus regular issue 1½d pair War Effort (total rate of 16s/3d which relates to seven times 3½oz foreign airmail letter rate of 2s/3d per ½oz, plus 6d registration). Secured around edges with brown tape, sent registered airmail to the USA. US customs and arrival strikes. A wonderful usage of the high values which are scarce commercially used. £485
SA1914 1956 2nd June, envelope bearing 1/- pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O47) plus 4d strip of three and 1½d block of four on reverse (SG 90, 103), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', sent registered airmail to Germany. £40
SA1909 1957 4th October, registered stationery envelope bearing two 1/- pairs 'OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL' overprints (London printings, SG O10), plus unoverprinted 2/6 pair (SG 121), cancelled CAPE TOWN sent airmail to the US. Most attractive. £150
SA4063 1959 21st April, printed O.H.M.S. card bearing single 6d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O46a), machine cancelled 'PIETERMARITZBURG', addressed to the United States of America. Sent as an acknowledgement of receipt of a Handbook dealing with the control of insects attacking crops and livestock. Unusual. £30
SA4055 1960 23rd March, envelope bearing pair 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O30, correct inland airmail rate), machine cancelled 'DURBAN', sent airmail to Johannesburg. Uncommon usage. £65
SA1969 REVENUE 1934 18th May, printed receipt applied with 1d Ship pen cancelled. Issued by the Victoria West Golf Club in respect of £3 15s towards the Club house funds. Folded. £15
SA1962 RAILWAYS PARCEL 1947 27th June, full S.A.R. & H. Parcels Waybill (now folded), applied with bantam 3d and 1s orange each overprinted 'C L N', cancelled 'CALEDON' for a consignment to Reitpail. Attractive. £20
SA1966 CUSTOMS DUTY 1953 5th November, incoming window envelope from GB bearing KGVI 1½d, machine cancelled 'LONDON'. Applied at lower right with South Africa ½d Springbok overprinted ‘DOUANE’, un-cancelled. Folded at centre. £25
SA1964 CUSTOMS DUTY c1956 undated, incoming envelope from GB bearing QEII 2d Wilding, machine cancelled. Addressed to East London, applied at lower left with South Africa ½d ‘warthog’ overprinted ‘DOUANE’, un-cancelled. £25
SA1965 CUSTOMS DUTY 1957 13th August, incoming KGVI 1½d GB embossed stationery window envelope, applied at lower right with South Africa ½d ‘warthog’ overprinted ‘DOUANE’, un-cancelled. £20
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