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AB3349 STELLALAND / Revenue 1884 10/- orange-red without monogram. Horizontal pair showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN PAIR, also imperforate at left and right. Creasing as usually found on this variety confined to a diagonal crease on the right stamp only, otherwise fresh mint. Rare. T&M 1.7 var £350
AB3348 STELLALAND / Revenue 1885 1/6 olive-green handstamped with ‘JPM’ monogram (upright). A horizontal pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN PAIR and also imperforate at right. Very fine fresh mint. Rare. T&M ST.2n.3 var £450
AA6183 1932 KGV definitives, 2/- black and orange. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 106 £35
AB3346 1898 (10th September), British Bechuanaland used in the Protectorate. British Bechuanaland QV 4d registered postal stationery envelope addressed to the Cape, the flap with imprinted 4d vermilion registration stamp dated ‘28 2 89’ (size G, H&G C7, B&BS RE15a). Bearing two examples of the Protectorate 4d green and purple-brown (SG 64) each tied by a PALAPYE (SP 10 / 98 with dot at base) single circle datestamp with an additional strike alongside. Backstamped with Registered Kimberley (13 Sep) and Eastern T.P.O. Down (14 Sep) transits and an East London (15 Sep) arrival datestamp. £150
AB3347 c1926 Union of South Africa bilingual ‘Foreign Parcel Post’ label sent from the Tati Company, Francistown. Addressed to a bank in Bulawayo with contents stated as ‘Bullion’ weighing 13 pounds. Bearing 14s.5d in postage comprising a pair of Bradbury Wilkinson 5/- rose-carmine ‘Seahorses’, KGV definitive 1d scarlet, 4d grey-green and a strip of four 1/- bistre-brown, the latter with WATERMARK INVERTED. All tied by FRANCISTOWN double circle datestamps with indistinct date. (SG 89, 92, 95, 98w) and one 5/- just touched by blue registration line. An astonishing combination of rarity with Seahorses being exceptionally difficult to find commercially used on any kind of postal matter and the 1/- strip being one of the largest recorded multiples of this variety. SOLD
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