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AB2991 STELLALAND 1884 6d lilac-mauve. Vertical pair showing the variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN. Plateable as Holmes Type 6 and positions 78 and 87 within the sheet of 117. Very fine fresh mint. Rare, especially so fine. SG 4b £1,900
AA4826 4d lilac and black. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 13 £100
AA4853 1888 2/6 green and black overprinted ‘Protectorate’. Pencil signature on reverse, very fine mint. Scarce. SG 48 £480
AB2989 1897 Cape ½d yellow-green with lines of overprint 13½mm apart (lower line 15mm long). Very fine used with large part OUTSI / C.G.H. (AP 7, no year) single circle datestamp. A very scarce postmark on a rare and underrated stamp in used condition. SG 57 SOLD
AA4855 1912 1/- deep green and scarlet. Upper marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 70 £85
AA4856 1923 Bradbury Wilkinson 2/6 chocolate-brown. Upper left corner example, very wide upper margin showing printer's guide line at top. Hinged on the margin, stamp well centred, pristine unmounted. Exceptional. SG 88 £135
AA4857 1920 Bradbury Wilkinson 5/- rose-carmine. Upper left corner marginal, hinged on margin and minor faults, stamp very fine unmounted. Exceptional. SG 89 £165
AB2987 1931 De La Rue KGV ESSAY for a proposed 5/- duty featuring the King’s head, cattle and trees. Printed in sepia on thin card and hand-painted in green and purple. Design measures 22.5x29mm (42x48mm overall). Unique, only this and a 4d essay in brown are recorded. Ex the De La Rue Archives sale (1976) SOLD
AB2990 1932 KGV definitives. Complete set of 12, ½d to 10/-, each perforated ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel type W8). Very fine mint. SG 99s-110s £350
AB2993 1932 KGV ‘Cattle and Baobab’ definitives, 2/- black and orange. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh mint with light hinge mark on one stamp, the others are unmounted. SG 106 £135
AA4854 1961 QEII decimal definitive. Harrison & Sons Limited publicity card for the issue, the set applied internally with printing details etc., folded. Attractive and most unusual. SG 168-181 SOLD
AA2730 1961 QEII decimal definitives. Complete set of 14 in cylinder blocks of four, the 1c to 12½c '1B' and the 20c to R2 ‘1A’. Superb fresh unmounted mint. A very scarce group. SG 168-181 SOLD
AB2994 1887 (2nd September) envelope addressed to Kimberley, bearing a single 1885 2d pale bistre (SG 6) tied by a ‘555’ Barred Oval Numeral Canceller with a proving strike of the VRYBURG (2 Sep) single circle datestamp alongside. With a Kimberley (5 Sep) arrival backstamp and the flap showing the imprint ‘Rosenblatt & Wessels, Attorneys & Notaries, Vryburg.’ There is a 1cm tear at the top, clear of the adhesive. Very rare, with less than 12 covers bearing stamps of the first issue believed extant. SOLD
AB2992 MAKGOBIS STADT (13 Jan 38) double circle datestamp. Complete upright strike tying Coronation 3d bright blue to small piece. Scarce. SG 117 £45
AB2988 c1918 Postal Fiscal. British Bechuanaland QV ‘Unappropriated die’ 1/- green and black surcharged ‘£5’. Very fine used with manuscript initials and part oval Gaberones datestamp. Excellent colour for this rare stamp. SG F2 £750
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