SOUTH AFRICA
FEATURED ITEM
1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Showing Diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' on English stamp. Superb and fresh unmounted. Very scarce as such. SG O19c
£1,200
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OFFICIALS
SA2295 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Very fine mint. SG O1 £18
SA5923 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Off left interpanneau margin, superb unmounted. SG O1 £30
SA3099 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O1 £30
SA5913 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Showing good leftwards shift of overprint. Very fine mint. SG O1 var. £25
SA1734 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., shiny ink. Very fine unmounted. SG O1 £30
SA5907 1926 ˝d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., Pretoria printing. Superb unmounted. SG O2P £14
SA1736 1926 ˝d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Block of four, fine used. SG O2L £35
SA3100 1926 1d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Very fine used. SG O3L £10
SA2346 1926 6d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Fine used. SG O4L £45
SA5926 1926 6d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., Pretoria printing. Hinge trace, very fine mint. Scarce. SG O4P £450
SA2728 1926 ˝d to 6d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., set of four values the ˝d, 1d and 6d values London printings. All superb and fresh unmounted, the 6d with B.P.A. certificate (2000). An uncommon group. SG O1-O4 £850
SA2730 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Centred right, very fine unmounted. SG O5 £8
SA2347 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Upper marginal, fine used. SG O5 £15
SA2348 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Very fine used. SG O5 £20
SA740 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (wide setting). Superb unmounted. SG O5a £10
SA5909 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (wide setting), perf. 14x13˝ (up). Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG O5ac £125
SA1741 1928 6d Pretoria pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Very fine mint. SG O6 £18
SA2729 1928 6d Pretoria pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG O6 £32
SA2350 1928 6d Pretoria pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Very fine used. SG O6 £40
SA2731 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O7 £4
SA1746 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Block of four lower left stamp showing missing fraction bar on '˝'. Very fine mint. SG O7 and var. £10
SA5917 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Showing variety ‘stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’ on Afrikaans stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O7b £85
SA1744 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right marginal block of four, lower right stamp showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’ on Afrikaans stamp. Very fine unmounted. SG O7a, O7 £75
SA2301 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Showing varieties stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’ on BOTH English and Afrikaans stamps. Very fine mint, most unusual. SG O7a and b £20
SA5914 1930 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right proving marginal, superb unmounted. SG O8 £4
SA2299 1930 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Proving left marginal superb unmounted. SG O8 £5
SA1749 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Very fine mint. SG O9 £5
SA2732 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O9 £10
SA5908 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Left proving marginal, superb unmounted. SG O9 £10
SA5928 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right marginal block of four, showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on both right English or Afrikaans stamps. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. Uncommon multiple. SG O9a, O9b £225
SA5904 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right marginal block of eight, showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on English stamp at left (row 5/11), plus broken 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 6/11) and damaged 'I' and 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 6/12). Hinged on upper pair with all the varieties superb unmounted. An unusual multiple. SG O9, O9a, O9 vars. £145
SA2349 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Fine used. SG O9 £30
SA5948 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Vertical block of ten, fine used on piece, upper left stamp showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL'. An unusual multiple. SG O9 / O9a £150
SA2302 1930 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting, reading down). Lower marginal very fine mint. SG O10 £32
SA2734 1930 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting, reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O10 £60
SA4501 1930 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting, reading down). Showing stop after 'OFFICIAL' on Afrikaans stamp. Lower marginal, superb unmounted. SG O10a £225
SA2303 1930 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Deep shades, very fine mint. SG O11 £45
SA5918 1930 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Deep shades, very fine unmounted. SG O11 £100
SA5946 1930 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right marginal, left stamp showing apostrophe between 'O' and 'F' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 7/11). Deep shades, very fine unmounted. SG O11 var. £110
SA2109 1931 2/6 London pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Lower left corner block of four, stamp 10/1 showing stop after 'OFFICIAL'. Hinged on upper pair, lower unmounted. SG O11, O11a £350
SA2735 1930-47 ˝d to 2/6 Pretoria Roto. printings, complete basic set of eight values including both 2d and 2/6 shades. Superb unmounted, an uncommon group. SG O12-O19 £525
SA5950 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. 9˝mm between lines at left and 11˝mm between at right. Superb unmounted. SG O12 var. £15
SA5920 1930 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on English stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O12a £70
SA1754 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower marginal block of four upper right stamp showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on English stamp. Very fine mint (variety) or unmounted. SG O12a, O12 £40
SA1753 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on Akrikaans stamp. Very fine mint. SG O12b £22
SA5937 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on Akrikaans stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O12b £40
SA5951 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on Akrikaans stamp at upper left, in addition short 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' stamp below plus broken first 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' stamp alongside (rows 5-6/11-12). Very fine mint. SG O12b and vars. £30
SA1757 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of eight showing BOTH 'Cobweb' and 'Dollar' varieties. Very fine unmounted. Uncommon in this format. SG O12c, O12d, O12 £135
SA1756 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four lower left stamp showing line on nose (row 18/12) variety. Very fine mint or unmounted (variety). SG O12 var. (UHB V16) £20
SA3103 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Left marginal block of four showing narrow setting on upper left stamp, others normal. Superb unmounted. SG O12 and var. £20
SA5952 1931 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing dropped 'OFFICIAL' on right stamp (row 18/12). Very fine mint. SG O12 var. £20
SA3164 1930 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Left marginal block of 12 showing both wide and narrow settings throughout. Superb unmounted. SG O12 £40
SA5167 1934 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Upper marginal right stamp showing 'snail' flaw (row 1/12, UHB V27). Ink endorsement on margin, otherwise superb unmounted. SG O12w var. £25
SA4922 1934 ˝d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Block of four very fine used. SG O12w £15
SA5936 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on English stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O13a £90
SA751 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on English stamp. Right marginal strip of four with BOTH English stamps showing the variety. Superb unmounted. SG O13a £160
SA752 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. With variety stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on Afrikaans stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O13b £55
SA5947 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of four, upper left stamp variety stop after ‘OFFISIEEL’, on Afrikaans stamp. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O13 / O13b £40
SA5933 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower left corner block of four showing good rightwards shift of overprint, into next stamps. Virtually severed vertically and hinge strengthened, fine mint. SG O13 vars. £50
SA1758 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type II, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O13d £12
SA1752 1933 1d Pretoria Roto., type II, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine unmounted. SG O13d £25
SA5930 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type II, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Vertical pair, major variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O13da £125
SA5939 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and lilac shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O14 £10
SA5938 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Superb unmounted. SG O14 shade £15
SA1778 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four very fine mint or unmounted. SG O14 shade £15
SA1761 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine used. SG O14 shade £9
SA1762 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four very fine used. SG O14 shade £18
SA1763 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of six very fine used. SG O14 shade £27
SA1766 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four superb unmounted. SG O14 shade £24
SA2345 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Showing dropped 'OFFICIAL' on right stamp, right marginal very fine mint. SG O14 shade var. £25
SA2351 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Fine used. SG O14 shade £8
SA4923 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Superb unmounted. SG O15 £240
SA2311 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and pale violet shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O15 shade £120
SA4924 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine used. SG O15 £70
SA5032 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four, upper right stamp showing 'Airship' flaw. Very fine used cancelled with light datestamp. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE. SG O15, O15a £600
SA1773 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four upper right stamp showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on English. Superb unmounted. SG O16a, O16 £150
SA5924 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on Afrikaans stamp. Superb unmounted. SG O16b £125
SA1777 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of 18, showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on two English and Afrikaans stamps, in addition running sheet number '9287'. Fine used. A remarkable multiple. SG O16a, O16b, O16 £300
SA1772 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing broken 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Very fine mint. SG O16 var. £8
SA5025 1930 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Left marginal showing strong rightwards shift of overprint, now straddling perforations. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. Striking and uncommon. SG O16 var. £225
SA1775 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing broken 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Fine used. SG O16 var. £12
SA5424 1932 1/- Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 19mm between lines. Left stamp showing bird in sky flaw (row2/1) and right dot in first 'A' of 'AFRICA' flaw (row 2/2). Very fine and fresh unmounted. Uncommon combination. SG O17 vars. (UHB V3, V4) £120
SA2736 1933 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG O18 £115
SA5929 1933 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting). Upper marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG O18 SOLD
SA1771 1934 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (wide setting). Very fine unmounted. SG O18a £90
SA2975 1934 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (wide setting). Very fine used. SG O18a £60
SA1779 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O19 £40
SA2315 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG O19 £55
SA3467 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Showing Diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' on English stamp. Superb and fresh unmounted. Very scarce as such. SG O19c £1,200
SA757 1935-49 hyphenated pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 pairs with all watermark, shade and types as listed. Superb unmounted, a difficult group. SG O20-O27 £550
SA2746 1935-49 hyphenated pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 values with all watermark, shade and types as listed. Superb unmounted, a difficult group. SG O20-O27 £550
SA2737 1937 ˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. upright. Superb unmounted. SG O20w £9
SA2355 1937 ˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. upright. Superb used. SG O20w £25
SA759 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Wmk. upright. Superb unmounted. SG O21aw £4
SA2326 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O21 £10
AS413 1949 hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. 1d grey and bright rose-carmine, horizontal strip of three, the left stamp showing a ‘Black Line Extending Upward Above 2nd Mast’ and the centre stamp showing ‘Darker Sterncastle and Thickening of Frame Line at Top’ (Row 1/1-2). Very fine lightly hinged mint. SG O21b vars £45
SA4927 1937 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Very fine mint. SG O22 £30
SA1785 1937 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Showing blocked 'O' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Very fine mint. SG O22 var. £45
SA4926 1939 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Showing broken chimney and faint headgear flaw, right marginal very fine mint. SG O22ab £120
SA1788 1937 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Very fine used. SG O22 £25
SA5943 1939 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Very fine unmounted. SG O22aw £25
SA760 1939 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Right marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O22aw £55
SA2327 1939 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Showing broken chimney and faint headgear flaw, right marginal very fine mint. SG O22aw (ab) £60
SA2328 1939 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Showing flag on chimney at right flaw, lower left corner very fine mint. SG O22aw (ac) £60
SA4928 1941 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue-green and dull gold shade, wmk. upright. Very fine mint. SG O22b £30
SA1792 1941 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue-green and dull gold shade, wmk. upright. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O22b £40
SA2331 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA342 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, right marginal pair, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA516 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA1794 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, upper left corner hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG O23 £135
SA762 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, left marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O23 £250
SA1795 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, upper marginal 'arrow' block of four. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG O23 £350
SA2357 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine used. SG O23 £35
SA2358 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine used. SG O23 £40
SA1796 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, strip of three very fine used on piece. SG O23 £45
SA1797 1937 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type I. Very fine mint. SG O24 £45
SA1847 1937 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type I. Superb unmounted. SG O24 £75
SA4500 1937 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type I. Block of four lower right stamp showing 'Falling ladder' flaw. Hinged on upper pair, lower (including flaw) superb unmounted. RARE. SG O24a, O24 £1,250
SA1798 1938 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type II. Superb unmounted. SG O24c £12
SA1799 1938 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type II. Very fine used. SG O24c £8
SA2333 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O25 £40
AS412 1939 hyphenated pictorial overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. 1/- brown and chalky blue, very fine mint with light hinge mark. SG O25 £45
SA765 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O25 £65
SA766 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Chocolate-brown and milky blue shade. Superb unmounted. SG O25 shade £70
SA2359 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 £35
SA2360 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 £35
SA2363 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, chocolate and pale blue shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 shade £40
SA2336 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O26 £35
SA1821 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O26 £55
SA1804 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Upper marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O26 £110
SA1805 1948 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O27 £60
SA5942 1948 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine unmounted. SG O27 £85
SA2337 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, very fine mint. SG O28 £60
SA5944 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, superb unmounted. SG O28 £100
SA2742 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, lower marginal superb unmounted. SG O28 £110
SA3751 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, showing broken yoke-pin flaw (row 18/5). Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG O28 var. £150
SA2012 1940 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Blue and sepia, very fine fresh mint. SG O29 £275
SA5941 1940 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Blue and sepia, superb unmounted. SG O29 £400
SA4300 1940 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Blue and sepia, superb used. Very scarce. SG O29 £400
SA1809 1941 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading up). Superb unmounted. SG O30 £8
SA1810 1941 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading up). Block of four, superb used. SG O30 £55
SA3765 1944 ˝d hyphenated pictorial grey and blue-green, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O31a £3
SA2739 1937 ˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up and down). Superb unmounted. SG O32 £45
SA2365 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Very fine used. SG O33 £7
SA5921 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on both stamps. Fine mint. SG O33a £350
SA5927 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Left marginal showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on both stamps. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG O33a £650
SA1812 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Block of four showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on ALL FOUR stamps. Very fine used. A remarkable multiple. SG O33a £650
SA5949 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Block of four plus pair on piece, showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on ALL SIX stamps. Very fine used. A remarkable piece. SG O33a £950
SA394 c1935-49 1˝d Gold Mine (SG 87) pair each overprinted horizontally with OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Printed from genuine overprinting forme as used for the 1937 1d and 6d (with 11.5mm spacing) though possibly of clandestine origin. SG O33 var. £950
SA2741 c1935-49 1˝d Gold Mine (SG 87) right marginal pair each overprinted horizontally with OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Printed from genuine overprinting forme as used for the 1937 1d and 6d (with 11.5mm spacing) though possibly of clandestine origin. KGVI Expertising certificate. SG O33 var. £950
SA773 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Superb unmounted. SG O34 £70
SA1815 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Showing break in frameline on left stamp, very fine mint. SG O34 var. (UHB V6) £45
SA1816 1949 1˝d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Very fine used. SG O34 £60
SA2113 1950 2d, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL reading up, OFFICIAL at right. Superb and fresh unmounted. The key stamp of the OFFICIAL group and a rarity of the Union period. SG O35 £2,850
SA2740 1950 2d, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL reading up, OFFICIAL at right. Superb and fresh unmounted, ink splash at lower left. The key stamp of the OFFICIAL group and a rarity of the Union period. KGVI Expertising certificate. SG O35 £2,850
SA5912 1950 2d, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL reading up, OFFICIAL at right. A rather convincing FORGERY, although deeper lettering of the overprint and slightly longer. Would appear to have a genuine 'DURBAN' machine cancellation. An interesting item. SG O35 FORGERY £40
SA3081 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and deep lilac shade. Superb unmounted. SG O36 £5
SA2361 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and deep lilac shade. Very fine used. SG O36 £18
SA5911 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and deep lilac shade, block of six. Very fine used. SG O36 £40
SA5925 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, slate and deep lilac shade. Showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 11 5/6). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 036a £550
SA5922 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, slate and deep lilac shade. Showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 11 5/6). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 036a £550
SA5144 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, slate and deep lilac shade. Right marginal block of four both upper stamps showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 11 5/6). Very fine unmounted, scarce in this positional format (by part arrow in margin). PFSA certificate (2001). SG O36, 036a £700
SA775 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and bright violet shade. Superb unmounted. SG O36b £6
SA5611 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Dull blue-grey and bright violet shade. Left marginal strip of three showing dramatic up and leftwards shift of the overprint, now well into the margin at left. Right stamp with minor fault at base otherwise very fine unmounted. DRAMATIC AND VERY SCARCE. SG O36b vars. (UHB 0121 47C V2)
 
Note: accompanying the strip is a reduced image of the original large part sheet from which this strip was taken. The shift was progressive from right to left and running upwards. This particular strip is row 19 of the sheet, and due to the nature of the shift, is the most dramatic
£475
SA2362 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and bright violet shade. Very fine used. SG O36b £12
SA1817 1949 ˝d screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four very fine used. SG O37 £15
SA3105 1949 ˝d entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower left corner block of six showing 'Cylinder No. 7020 A' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O37b SOLD
SA1820 1950 1/- entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O38 £6
SA1550 1950-54 pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 pairs, with all listed printings and shades. Very fine mint. SG O39-O51 £325
SA779 1950-54 pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 pairs, with all listed printings and shades. Superb unmounted. A difficult group. SG O39-O51 £500
SA3101 1951 ˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of four lower right stamp showing green smudge in top right corner (row 8/12). Superb unmounted. SG O39 and var. (UHB V2) £10
AS414 1951 pictorials overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. ˝d blue-green, horizontal strip of three, the centre stamp showing the ‘(White) Tick Flaw and Spot on Nose’ (Row 2/4). Very fine lightly hinged mint. SG O40a £40
SA1553 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, grey and bright rose-carmine. Cylinder 'Cylinder No. 6A' lower left corner block of six. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O41 £4
SA1554 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, grey and bright rose-carmine. Cylinder 'Cylinder No. 6B' lower right corner block of six. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O41 £4
SA1556 1951 1˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Cylinder ‘6931 B’ block of six. Stamps unmounted, hinged on margin. SG O44 £6
SA1555 1951 1˝d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four, very fine used. SG O44 £8
SA787 1950 2d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Cylinder ’18 30’ and ‘6927 50’ blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG O45 £8
SA2744 1950 2d pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL, major variety OVERPRINT INVERTED. Superb unmounted. KGVI Expertising certificate. SG O45a £1,000
SA1558 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG O47 £10
SA2366 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb used. SG O47 £15
SA2368 1951 1/- pictorial, lighter shades, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O47 shade £12
SA1560 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Cylinder '6926 6935' block of four, superb unmounted. Scarce. SG O47a £350
AS176 1953 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Cylinder ‘6926 6935’ block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG O47a £350
SA2367 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Very fine used, uncommon. SG O47a £140
SA1561 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O48 £8
SA2369 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb used. SG O48 £30
SA1562 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing 'heatwave' variety. Very fine mint. SG O48 var. £6
SA2370 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing 'heatwave' variety. Superb used. SG O48 var. £35
SA2341 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing leftwards shift of overprints, into margin. Very fine mint. SG O48 var. £45
SA2342 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Very fine mint. SG O49 £90
SA2745 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Some extraneous black overprinting ink, superb unmounted. SG O49 £160
SA5919 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Showing broken yoke-pin flaw (row 18/5, UHB V5). Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG O49 var. £275
SA1566 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG O50 £30
SA5940 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Superb unmounted. SG O50 £55
SA1567 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Lower right corner pair showing cylinder number '6925', plus 'rain' flaw on right stamp (row 20/6). Superb unmounted. SG O50 var. £85
SA1568 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Cylinder '6925 36' block of four, showing 'rain' flaw on lower right stamp (row 20/6). Superb unmounted. SG O50 £175
SA2371 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Very fine used. SG O50 £70
SA1572 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Vertical strip of three, on piece very fine used. SG O50 £30
SA2344 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Left marginal very fine mint. SG O50a £35
SA1569 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Left marginal showing handstamped date 'MAY 1954' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O50a £95
SA1570 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Cylinder '72 8' block of four, Superb unmounted. SG O50a £180
SA1575 1950 10/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O51 £65
SA2112 1950 10/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG O51 £135
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 ˝d 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 ˝d, 1d, 2d and 6d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O7, O3, O5, O6), cancelled 'PRETORIA' and sent registered to England. Unusual franking. £125
SA4542 1929 26th August, envelope bearing ˝d and 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' ovperprints (SG 07, 05), cancelled 'CAPE TOWN', sent airmail to Pretoria. £40
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 ELIZABETH', sent airmail to the Cape. £35
SA1918 1930 27th February, envelope bearing ˝d 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 ˝d and 2d pairs 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O5a, O7), cancelled 'REGISTERED / JOHANNESBURG', addressed to the Cape. £50
SA1928 c1930, envelope bearing ˝d single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprint (SG O7), cancelled bold 'PB' within triangle (Pretoria bulk posting). Locally addressed. Unusual. £45
SA4009 c1931, envelope bearing ˝d 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 ˝d 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 ˝d 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 ˝d 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
SA4543 1933 2nd January, 2d Springbok Letter Card bearing 1d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG 03), cancelled 'DURBAN' and addressed to Pretoria. £40
SA1926 1933 22nd April, envelope bearing 2d pair 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O14) plus regular ˝d 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
SA4547 1934 16th February, envelope bearing two O.F.S. 6d 'V.R.I.' overprints plus 2d overprinted 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' (SG O14), cancelled 'BLOEMFONTEIN' and sent registered airmail to Windhoek, arrival backstamps. £35
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
SA4544 1937 18th February, envelope bearing 6d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' (SG 09) overprints, cancelled 'bilingual 'MOBILE P.O. / JOHANNESBURG' datestamp, addressed to Tristan Da Cunha. Sent registered with airmail label and upon arrival struck with violet double ring 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' strikes in violet. Apparently un-delivered and returned to Cape Town where received 'CAPE TOWN / PAQUEBOT' datestamp for the 16th February 38 on front and 'RETURNED L.O' strikes on reverse dated the following day. In addition on reverse 'POSTED OUT OF COURSE / TO PAY' bilingual cachet. Unusual. £110
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 1˝d irregular block of nine 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22 or O22aw), cancelled 'PRETORIA', addressed to Southern Rhodesia. £85
SA4045 1939 21st May, envelope bearing ˝d 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 1˝d 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 ˝d 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 ˝d 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 1˝d block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O22 or O22aw) plus regular 1˝d 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 ˝d 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 1˝d 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 ˝d 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 ˝d, 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 1˝d 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 1˝d 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 ˝d 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 ˝d 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
SA4548 1950 23rd October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition envelope bearing 1d, 2d, 6d, 1/- and 2/6 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21b, O45, O24d, O25, O19), plus un-overprinted ˝d, 3d, 1˝ and 4d, cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £95
SA4046 1950 26th October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition envelope bearing 1˝d left marginal arrow block of four 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O33c), cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £30
SA4546 1950 27th October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition envelope bearing ˝d, 1˝d, 2d and 2/6 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O31a, O33c, O45, O19), cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £95
SA4025 1950 28th December, printed bilingual O.H.M.S. envelope bearing 1˝d 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 1˝d pair and 6d plus 1/- single 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O44, O46a, O47), cancelled 'PRETORIA', sent airmail to the USA. £45
SA4545 1953 4th June, envelope bearing 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints block of four (SG O45) plus additional ˝d, cancelled 'MOBILE P.K. No.1 / JOHANNESBURG' datestamps, addressed to the U.S.A., arrival backstamps. £20
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 ˝d 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 ˝d 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, ˝d 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 1˝d pair War Effort (total rate of 16s/3d which relates to seven times 3˝oz foreign airmail letter rate of 2s/3d per ˝oz, 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 1˝d 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
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