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AB3023 STELLALAND 1884 4d olive-grey. An upper right corner marginal horizontal pair showing variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Very fine fresh mint. Rare. SG 3a £750
AB3022 STELLALAND 1884 1/- green. Superb fresh unmounted mint. Scarce so fine. SG 5 SOLD
AB3021 STELLALAND 1884 1/- green. An upper left corner BLOCK OF NINE with full margin at left and remnants of upper margin folded behind (not adhering). A light handling bend affects three, otherwise all stamps are superb fresh unmounted mint. A very rare multiple. SG 5 SOLD
AA5368 1885 Cape ½d grey-black, variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE (LAKE AND BLACK). Fine appearance, mint disturbed and browned gum. Philatelic Foundation certificate (1975), 'genuine with disturbed o.g.' Scarce. SG 1b £350
AB3026 1888 1/- green and black overprinted ‘Protectorate’. Showing variety FIRST 'o' OMITTED. Fine used with a light SHOSHONG single circle datestamp leaving the variety clear. An overly harsh BPA certificate (2014) states “a little soiled and washed, is genuine.” In our opinion, the colour is, if anything, above average for these highly fugitive stamps. A fine example of this rare variety which unlike most of the few recorded examples, shows no trace whatsoever of the ‘o’. SG 46a £1,250
AB3027 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher ½d green. Lower left corner control ‘J 17’ block of six (imperforate margins). Showing large part ‘C 2’ watermark in left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 73 £45
AB3028 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher ½d green. Lower left corner control ‘O 20’ block of six (perforated margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint, hinged in margin and on one stamp. SG 73 £40
AB3029 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher ½d green. Lower left corner control ‘S 22’ block of six (imperforate margins) showing large part ‘A 1’ watermark in left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 73 £45
AB3030 1915 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘C 13’ block of six (imperforate lower margin). Very fine or superb fresh mint with light hinge marks in margin and on one stamp. SG 74 SOLD
AB3031 1915 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘J 17’ block of six (imperforate lower margin). Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 74 £45
AB3032 1915 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘M 19’ block of four (partially imperforate right margin). Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 74 £50
AB3034 1922 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1d carmine-red. Lower right corner control ‘S 22’ block of six (imperforate right margin). Superb fresh unmounted mint. A proving control for this scarce shade. SG 74a £325
AB3035 1922 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1d carmine-red. Lower right corner control ‘V 23’ block of six (imperforate right margin). Superb fresh unmounted mint. A proving control for this scarce shade. SG 74a £325
AB3036 1920 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1½d red-brown. Lower left corner control ‘O 19’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with very light hinge remnants on the upper stamps only. SG 75 £65
AB3037 1920 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1½d red-brown. Lower left corner control ‘O 20’ block of six (perforated margins). A few split perforations below lower right stamp, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. A remarkably rare control. SG 75 £325
AB3042 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2d reddish orange. Lower left corner control ‘D 14’ block of six (imperforate lower margin and partially perforated at left). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with very light hinge remnants on upper stamps. SG 76 £225
AB3043 1921 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2d orange. Lower left corner control ‘R 21’ block of six (perforated margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge remnants on the upper stamps only. SG 76a £150
AB3040 1924 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2d orange. Lower left corner control ‘V 23’ block of six (imperforate margins). Folded between second and third columns, otherwise very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge remnants on two of the upper stamps only. Very scarce. SG 77 £225
AB3041 1924 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2d orange. Lower left corner control ‘V 23’ block of six (imperforate margins). Superb unmounted mint. Very scarce. SG 77 £250
AB3057 1924 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2d orange. Lower left corner control ‘V 23’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge remnant on two stamps. Very scarce. SG 77 £250
AB3038 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2½d cobalt-blue. Lower left corner control ‘C 13’ block of six (imperforate margins) showing large part ‘B 2’ watermark in left margin. Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with very light hinge remnants on upper stamps only. SG 78 SOLD
AB3039 1915 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 2½d blue. Lower left corner control ‘C 14’ block of six (perforated through margins). Very fine or superb fresh mint with very light hinge remnants on upper stamps. A proving control for this scarce shade. SG 78a £275
AB3044 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 3d bluish violet. Lower left corner control ‘D 14’ block of six (perforated through margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with very light hinge mark on one stamp and in margin. Very scarce. SG 79 £275
AB3045 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 4d grey-green. Lower left corner control ‘C 13’ block of six (perforated through margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with hinge remnants on the upper stamps only. SG 80 £250
AB3046 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 6d reddish purple. Lower left corner control ‘D.14’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge mark on two stamps. SG 81 £225
AB3047 1913 KGV watermark Simple Cypher 1/- bistre. Lower left corner control ‘C.13’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge mark on one and faint trace on two others. SG 82 £165
AB3048 1927 KGV watermark Block Cypher ½d green. Lower left corner control ‘E 26’ block of six (with imperforate lower margin and almost perforated through at left). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with very light hinge mark on one stamp. SG 91 £45
AB3049 1925 KGV watermark Block Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘A 24’ block of six (imperforate at base). Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 92 £55
AB3050 1925 KGV watermark Block Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘B 24’ (sloping down) block of six (imperforate at base). Superb fresh unmounted mint. Scarce. SG 92 £175
AB3051 1925 KGV watermark Block Cypher 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘G 27’ block of six (imperforate at base). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with hinge remnants on two stamps only. Very rare. SG 92 SOLD
AB3052 1925 KGV watermark Block Cypher 2d orange. Lower left corner control ‘B 24’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with hinge remnants on one stamp only. SG 93 £45
AB3053 1926 KGV watermark Block Cypher 3d violet. Lower left corner control 'E 26' block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with hinge remnants on margin and on one stamp. Very scarce. SG 94 SOLD
AB3054 1926 KGV watermark Block Cypher 4d grey-green. Lower left corner control ‘B 24’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with small hinge remnant on one stamp only. Very scarce. SG 95 SOLD
AB3055 1925 KGV watermark Block Cypher 6d reddish purple. Lower left corner control 'C.25' block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with light hinge mark on one stamp only. Very rare proving control for the chalk-surfaced paper. SG 96 £575
AB3056 1926 KGV watermark Block Cypher 1/- bistre-brown. Lower left corner control ‘A 24’ block of six (imperforate margins). Very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint with hinge remnants on two stamps. Scarce. SG 98 £225
AA5323 1938 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11, ½d to 10/-, blocks of four, mostly marginal. Superb unmounted. SG 118-128 £375
AB3033 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. Complete basic set of 11 in plate number blocks of four. Superb unmounted mint. A scarce group. SG 157-167b SOLD
AB3025 1961 QE2 decimal surcharge definitives. 2½c on 2d red-brown. Showing variety SURCHARGE AT TOP due to a downward shift of the surcharge forme. The top pair of this column would be the SG listed variety ‘Vertical pair, one without surcharge’ (SG 159b). Very scarce as only one sheet is recorded with this variety. Very fine and fresh lightly mounted mint. SG 159 var £475
AB3024 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 2½c on 3d ultramarine. Lower marginal imprint block of four, the lower left stamp showing the variety SPACED ‘c’. Superb fresh unmounted mint. Very scarce. SG 160, 160a £225
AA5356 1961 14th February, printed illustrated long First Day Cover, bearing set of ten decimal surcharge definitives as issued on the 14th February including the R1 Type I. Lacking only the 2½c on 2d red-brown although the scarcer 2½c on 3d is present. Cancelled 'LOBATSI', locally addressed. Most attractive and uncommon. SG 157-167 (between) £175
AA5358 1961 14th February, long envelope bearing set of ten QEII decimal surcharge definitives as issued on the 14th February including the R1 Type I. Lacking only the 2½c on 2d red-brown although the scarcer 2½c on 3d is present. Cancelled 'LOBATSI BECHUANALAND', sent registered to Salisbury. SG 157-167 (between) £150
AA5359 1961 20th June, printed O H M S long envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 50c block of four (SG 166), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to England. Some edge faults, an attractive and uncommon usage. £45
AA5363 1961 20th June, printed O H M S envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 5c, 12½c and 25c (SG 162a, 164, 165), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to England. Attractive. £25
AA5362 1961 8th August, printed O H M S envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 1c, 2c, 3½c, 10c and 50c and 25c (SG 157a, 158, 161d, 163, 166), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to England. Attractive. £35
AA5361 1961 24th August, printed O H M S envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 2½c, 10c pair and R1 (SG 159, 163, 167b), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to England. Attractive. £45
AA5360 1961 31st August, envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 10c pair and 25c (SG 163, 165), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to France. Attractive. £30
AA5357 1961 25th September, printed O H M S long envelope bearing QEII decimal surcharges 1c to R1c, 12½c and 25c (SG 157-167b basic), cancelled 'LOBATSI' and sent registered airmail to England. Fault at top centre. £45
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