Z.A.R. / TRANSVAAL
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1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. ½c on ½d black and orange, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb unmounted. SG 65a
1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Vertical pair with major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations). Superb and fresh unmounted, and the most ideal format for this variety which shows the complete double impression. SG 73a
1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 1c on 1d black and emerald, major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations). Superb unmounted. SG 66a
£1,650
£4,250
£1,950
Last update: 24th May, 2017
SWAZILAND
POSTAGE STAMPS
Stamps of Transvaal ZAR overprinted 'Swaziland'
TS298 1889 Transvaal ZAR 1d carmine (perf 12½x12) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Hinge remnants, otherwise fine mint. SG 1 £15
TS275 1889 Transvaal ZAR 2d olive-bistre (perf 12½x12) overprinted 'Swaziland. Very fine used with large part of a Bremersdorp (29 Feb 92) squared circle datestamp struck in blue. SG 2 £25
TS297 1889 Transvaal ZAR 1/- green (perf 12½x12) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Very fine mint with light hinge remnant. SG 3 £12
TS276 1889 Transvaal ZAR 1/- green (perf 12½x12) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Very fine used with light part strikes of the Bremersdorp squared circle datestamp SG 3 £12
TS277 1889 Transvaal ZAR ½d grey (perf 12½) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Very fine used with a partial BONC cancellation. SG 4 £18
MS2 1889 Transvaal ZAR 2d olive-bistre (perf 12½) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Upper right corner block of four, stamp 1/10 showing lower half of 'e' blocked. Fresh unmounted, vertical crease in margin partially splitting the paper. SG 5 and var. £200
MS4 1889 Transvaal ZAR 2d olive-bistre (perf 12½) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Showing 'Swazilan' variety (pane C, row 6/1 with dot above left-hand '2'). Fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (1982). SG 5b £300
TS278 1889 Transvaal ZAR 2d olive-bistre (perf 12½) overprinted 'Swaziland'. Very fine used with large part of a Bremersdorp (13 Dec 91) squared circle datestamp struck in blue. SG 5 £12
MS5 1890 Transvaal ZAR 2/6 buff overprinted ‘Swaziland’. Heavy overprint from the second printing. Fresh and fine mint. SG 7 £225
MS6 1892 Transvaal ZAR ½d grey overprinted 'Swaziland' in carmine. Block of four showing overprint offset on reverse. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 10 vars. £200
TS280 1892 Transvaal ZAR ½d grey overprinted 'Swaziland' in carmine. Very fine used with a light BONC cancellation. SG 10 £12
TS290 1894 'OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPRINTS'. ZAR ½d grey (perf 12½ x 12½), overprinted ‘Swaziland’ with square stop. Light vertical crease and small area of gum loss verging on a thin, otherwise fine mint. Very scarce. £150
TS355 1894 'OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPRINTS'. ZAR ½d grey (perf 12½ x 12½) overprinted ‘Swaziland’ with round stop. Hinge remnants and small perf stain (visible on reverse), otherwise very fine mint. Very scarce. £150
TS356 1894 'OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPRINTS'. ZAR 1d carmine (perf 12½ x 12½) overprinted ‘Swaziland’ with round stop. Thins, otherwise fine mint. Very scarce. £75
TS357 1894 'OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPRINTS'. ZAR 2d olive-bistre (p12½ x 12½) overprinted ‘Swaziland’ with round stop. Shallow thins, otherwise fine mint. Very scarce. £125
TS286 1894 'OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT REPRINTS'. ZAR 2d olive-bistre (perf 12½ x 12½), overprinted ‘Swaziland’ with round stop. Corner fault and some staining on reverse, otherwise fine mint. Very scarce. £75
TS292 REPRINT AND FORGERY Reprint of the Transvaal ZAR 1/- green, bearing a forged ‘Swaziland’ overprint and line perforated 12½x12 (the genuine is comb perforated). Block of 15 (5x3), very fine unmounted mint. (As SG 3) £45
Stamps inscribed 'SWAZILAND'
TS118 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten, ½d to 10/-. The 2/6 and 5/- off-centre (the 5/- so far it is almost a variety) otherwise very fine mint with the 10/- apparently unmounted. SG 11-20 £75
TS138 1933 KGV definitives complete set of ten, ½d to 10/-, all very fine mint, with the 10/- apparently unmounted. SG 11-20 £95
TS185 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten, ½d to 10/-, fine mint. SG 11-20 £90
TS269 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten values ½d to 10/-. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 11-20 £250
MS78 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten values ½d to 10/-. Very fine or superb and fresh unmounted, all bar the 2/6 marginal. SG 11-20 £275
TS337 1933 KGV definitive, ½d to 6d each a lower marginal copy showing plate '1' in margin. Fine or very fine mint, the 4d with margin detached. Lovely. SG 11-16 £20
MS79 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten values ½d to 10/-. Blocks of four, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely and scarce group. SG 11-20 £1,100
MS102 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten values ½d to 10/-. Blocks of four, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely and scarce group. SG 11-20 £1,100
TS340 1933 KGV definitives, complete set of ten, ½d to 10/-, fine to superb used. SG 11-20 £165
MS49 1933 KGV 2/6 definitive, lower marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Lovely. SG 18 £20
TS192 1933 KGV 2/6 definitive, very fine unmounted. SG 18 £22
TS338 1933 KGV 5/- definitive, hinge trace very fine mint. SG 19 £30
TS193 1933 KGV 5/- definitive, superb unmounted. SG 19 £45
MS50 1933 KGV 5/- definitive, lower marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Lovely. SG 19 £45
TS165 1933 KGV 5/- definitive. Lower marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on margin, stamp superb unmounted. SG 19 £50
TS213 1933 KGV 5/- definitive, block of four very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 19 £200
TS216 1933 KGV 5/- definitive, very fine used. SG 19 £45
TS339 1933 KGV 10/- definitive, superb unmounted mint. SG 20 £200
TS214 1933 KGV 10/- definitive, superb unmounted. SG 20 £200
TS166 1933 KGV 10/- definitive. Upper right corner copy, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 20 £200
TS89 1933 KGV 10/- definitive. Superb used cancelled ‘MBABANE 31 III 35’. Uncommon. SG 20 £120
TS215 1933 KGV 10/- definitive, very fine used. SG 20 £130
TS186 1933 KGV definitives, 10/- sepia, fine used with crowned oval fiscal datestamp (21 Feb 34). SG 20 £45
TS117 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee 6d slate and purple. Showing the variety EXTRA FLAGSTAFF. Very fine mint. SG 24a £85
TS285 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee 6d slate and purple. Showing the variety EXTRA FLAGSTAFF. Very fine used with Mbabane (3 Nov 35) double circle datestamp. Scarce. SG 24s £190
TS209 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three values each in a block of four, very fine used on piece. SG 25-27 £10
MS7 1938 KGVI definitive, lower left corner block of four plate proof for the 2/6 duty struck in purple on thin unwatermarked and ungummed paper. Without the ruled blue security lines present on some of these, large part marginal endorsement 'Wrong colour'. Most attractive and very scarce. £850
MS85 1938 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 13, perforated arc 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine unmounted and a difficult set in this condition. SG 28s-38s £285
MS8 1938 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 13. Very fine unmounted. SG 28-38 £185
TS314 1938 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 13, blocks of four. All marginal and mostly corner, clean gum for these, very fine unmounted. A lovely and scarce group. SG 28-38 £900
TS217 1943 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 14. Superb unmounted. SG 28a-38a £65
MS46 1938-54 KGVI definitive, a complete set with all perforations and shades as listed. Very fine to superb unmounted. A difficult assembly. SG 28-38a £475
TS160 1943 KGVI definitives, ½d to 1/- set of eight values perf. 13½ x 14, each in a lower marginal strip of four showing full imprint. Hinged on two stamps on each strip, otherwise unmounted, ½d with one toned perf. An attractive and uncommon group. SG 28a-35a £65
TS225 1943 KGVI definitives, ½d to 10/- set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 14, each in a lower marginal strip of four showing full imprint. Hinged on two stamps on each strip, otherwise unmounted. An attractive and scarce group. SG 28a-38a £360
TS242 1943-44 KGVI definitives, complete set of 11 values perf. 13½ x 14. Each in a left or right marginal block of four showing printer's guide cross in margins. Most to 1/- both left and right plus shades, ½d x 5, 1d x 2, 1½d x 2, 2d x 3, 4d x 2 and 1/- x 2. 10/- severed and re-joined, otherwise very fine or superb unmounted. An attractive group. SG 28a-38a £325
MS52 1938 KGVI ½d light green, perf 13½ x 13. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 28 shade £20
MS54 1938 KGVI 1d rose-red, perf 13½ x 13. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ (number reversed) in margin. Thick yellowed gum, very fine unmounted. SG 29 £18
MS64 1943 KGVI 1d rose-red, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ (number reversed) in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 29a £8
MS65 1943 KGVI 1½d light blue, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 30b £6
MS66 1943 KGVI 2d yellow-brown, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, in addition some lathe-work at base. Superb unmounted. SG 31a £8
MS9 1938 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 13. Superb unmounted. SG 32 £9
MS59 1938 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal strip of four showing full imprint in margin. Thick yellowed gum, very fine unmounted. SG 32 £60
MS86 1938 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal block of eight showing full imprint in margin. Folded through at centre otherwise very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 32 £110
MS47 1938 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal block of eight showing full imprint in margin. Folded through at centre otherwise very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 32 £110
MS57 1938 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 13. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Thick yellowed gum, very fine unmounted. SG 32 £65
MS11 1938 KGVI 3d deep blue, perf 13½ x 13. Superb unmounted. SG 32a £14
TS197 1938 KGVI 3d deep blue, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal block of four showing part imprint, superb unmounted mint. SG 32a £60
MS12 1938 KGVI 3d deep blue, perf 13½ x 13. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 32a £100
MS13 1943 KGVI 3d ultramarine, perf 13½ x 14. Superb unmounted. SG 32b £7
MS68 1943 KGVI 4d orange, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Lower margin creased, stamps superb unmounted. SG 33a £8
MS16 1938 KGVI 6d deep magenta, perf 13½ x 13. Superb unmounted. SG 34 £22
MS17 1938 KGVI 6d deep magenta, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal block of eight showing full imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 34 £250
MS69 1943 KGVI 6d deep magenta, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 34a £35
TS200 1944 KGVI 6d reddish purple, perf. 13½ x 14. Lower marginal block of four showing part imprint in margin, superb unmounted. SG 34b £20
MS70 1944 KGVI 6d reddish purple, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 34b £27
MS71 1947 KGVI 6d mauve, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 34 shade (Commonwealth 19b) £27
TS264 1954 KGVI 6d claret, perf 13½ x 14. Lower left corner block of four, superb unmounted. SG 34c £35
MS72 1954 KGVI 6d claret, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 34c £60
MS62 1938 KGVI 1/- brown-olive, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal strip of four showing imprint in margin. Fresh gum for these, very fine unmounted. SG 35 £125
MS73 1943 KGVI 1/- brown-olive, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 35a £10
MS80 1938 KGVI 2/6 bright violet, perf 13½ x 13. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on upper pair, lower unmounted. An uncommon multiple. SG 36 £175
TS243 1947 KGVI 2/6 violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Superb unmounted. SG 36a £20
TS202 1947 KGVI 2/6 violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Upper left corner block of four, hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. SG 36a £75
TS233 1943 KGVI 2/6 violet, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner pair showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 36a £70
TS244 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Superb unmounted. SG 36b £18
TS142 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Block of four superb unmounted. SG 36b £75
TS203 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Block of four superb unmounted. SG 36b £75
TS265 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Block of four superb unmounted. SG 36b £75
TS224 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf. 13½ x 14. Lower marginal strip of four showing full imprint, hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 36b £120
MS77 1947 KGVI 2/6 reddish violet, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner pair showing plate ‘1’ in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 36b £65
TS245 1938 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 13. Superb unmounted. SG 37 £60
TS266 1938 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 13. Lower marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 37 £65
TS234 1938 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 13. Block of four very fine used cancelled 'EMBEMBE 5 SEP 42' datestamps. SG 37 £75
TS246 1947 KGVI 5/- slate, perf. 13½ x 14. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG 37a £50
TS247 1944 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 14. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 37b £40
TS300 1944 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner pair showing plate '1' in margin. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 37b £135
MS74 1944 KGVI 5/- grey, perf 13½ x 14. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 37b £300
TS267 1938 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 13. Very fine unmounted. SG 38 £65
TS183 1938 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 13. Upper marginal superb unmounted. SG 38 £70
TS248 1943 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 14. Superb unmounted. SG 38a £8
TS301 1943 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 14. Lower left corner pair showing plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 38a £30
MS75 1943 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 14. Lower left corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 38a £60
TS151 1943 KGVI 10/- sepia, perf. 13½ x 14. Block of four very fine used. SG 38a £25
MT81 1947 UPU Paris Congress, blue rexine folder applied internally with KGVI definitive set of 11 values plus 1947 Royal visit set. Fine and uncommon. £90
TS317 1945 Victory 1d brown and carmine. Lower right corner block of eight (4x2) showing marginal arrow. Also showing a very unusual variety on stamp R10/4 with the printing, overprinting and perforating occurring over a paper intrusion (a piece of selvedge 12x28mm). Superb fresh unmounted mint. A wonderful variety on an issue largely devoid of errors. SG 39 + var £550
MS101 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set very unmounted. SG 46-47 £30
TS152 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set in lower right corner pairs showing cylinders ‘1’. Superb unmounted. SG 46-47 £95
TS205 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set in lower right corner blocks of eight showing cylinders ‘1’ and imprint. Superb unmounted. Uncommon in this format. SG 46-47 £480
TS206 1948 KGVI 10/- Royal Silver Wedding, lower left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 47 £135
TS341 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set very fine used. SG 46-47 £35
TS208 1949 UPU, set of four values in blocks of four. Very fine used. SG 48-51 £22
TS119 1956 QEII definitives. Complete set of 12, very fine lightly mounted mint. SG 53-64 £35
TS358 1956 QEII definitives. Complete set of 12, ½d to £1, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 53-64 £75
TS210 1956 QEII definitives. Complete set of 12 values superb unmounted. SG 53-64 £80
MS103 1956 QEII definitives. Complete set of 12 values each a matching lower right corner copy showing plate number in margins. Superb unmounted. A lovely set. SG 53-64 £100
TS189 1956 QEII definitives. 2/6, 5/-, 10/- and £1 very fine used. SG 61-64 £50
TS40 1956 QEII definitives. £1 black and turquoise-blue, superb unmounted mint. SG 64 £35
TS311 1956 QEII definitives, £1 black and turquoise-blue. An upper marginal example, hinged in margin only, the stamp superb unmounted mint. SG 64 £45
TS342 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. Set of 13 values, ½c to R2 very fine unmounted mint. SG 65-77 £50
MS99 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. Set of 13 values, ½c to R2, plus all additional types / positions. Superb and fresh unmounted, a few with Stanley Gibbons circular guarantee handstamp on reverse. Total of 24 stamps. A difficult assembly. SG 65-77b £1,600
MS81 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. Set of 13 values, ½c to R2, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG between 65-77 £220
TS347 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. Set of 13 values, ½c to R2 fine or very fine used. SG 65-77 £35
MS97 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitive, 1c, 2c, 2½c x two, 4c, 5c, 25c and 50c, each showing a small shift of the surcharge from the normal position. Superb unmounted. SG 66, 67-69, 71, 72, 74, 75 vars. £20
MS89 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. ½c on ½d black and orange, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Superb unmounted. SG 65a £1,650
MS90 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 1c on 1d black and emerald, major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations). Superb unmounted. SG 66a £1,950
MS91 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 1c on 1d black and emerald, major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations). Superb unmounted. SG 66a £1,950
MS94 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Superb unmounted. SG 73 £35
TS211 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Left marginal block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 73 £110
TS155 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Right marginal block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 73 £110
MS82 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations), right marginal. Superb and fresh unmounted, pencil signature in margin. KGVI Expertising opinion (2014). SG 73a £2,000
MS92 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, 10c on 1/- black and deep olive. Vertical pair with major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE (the second surcharge falling across the horizontal perforations). Superb and fresh unmounted, and the most ideal format for this variety which shows the complete double impression. SG 73a £4,250
TS316 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 25c on 2/6, Type II, positioned bottom left. Left marginal, superb fresh unmounted. SG 74b £550
MS95 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 25c on 2/6, Type II, positioned bottom left. Right marginal, superb fresh unmounted. SG 74b SOLD
TS260 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 25c on 2/6, Type II, positioned bottom left. Very fine, lightly mounted fresh mint. SG 74b £180
TS283 1961 QEII decimal surchargedefinitives. 25c on 2/6, Type II, positioned bottom left. Very fine used with partial Mbabane double circle datestamp. Rare. SG 74b £500
TS343 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 50c on 5/-, Type II. Superb unmounted mint. SG 75a £10
TS360 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 50c on 5/-, Type II. Superb unmounted mint. SG 75a SOLD
TS288 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. 50c on 5/-, Type III. A lower marginal example with part imprint, superb fresh unmounted mint. Very scarce. SG 75b SOLD
TS348 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. R1 on 10/-, Type II. Superb used. SG 76a £7
MS96 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives, R1 on 10/-, type III. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 76b SOLD
TS289 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. R1 on 10/-, Type III. Very fine used. Scarce. SG 76b £110
TS223 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. R2 on £1, Type I. Superb unmounted mint. SG 77 £18
TS171 1961 QEII decimal surcharge. R2 on £1, Type I. Block of four superb used cancelled central 'MBABANE 27 III 61' datestamp. SG 77 £65
TS346 1961 QEII decimal surcharge. R2 on £1, Type II, middle left. Superb unmounted mint. SG 77a £12
TS349 1961 QEII decimal surcharge. R2 on £1, Type II, middle left. Superb used. SG 77a £18
TS170 1961 QEII decimal surcharge. R2 on £1, Type II, middle left. Block of four superb used cancelled central 'MBABANE 23 VI 61' datestamp. SG 77a £70
TS212 1961 QEII decimal surcharges. R2 on £1, with Type II at base. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 77b SOLD
TS308 1961 QEII decimal surcharges. R2 on £1, with Type II at base. Block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 77b £440
TS169 1961 QEII decimal surcharge. R2 on £1, Type II at base. Right marginal block of four, superb unmounted and an uncommon multiple. SG 77b £440
TS287 1961 QEII decimal surcharge definitives. R2 on £1, Type II with surcharge at base. A right marginal horizontal pair. Very fine used, tied to small piece by part strike of a HLATIKULU (13 IV 62) double circle datestamp. A very scarce pair. SG 77b £350
TS359 1961 QEII decimal definitives, complete set of 12, ½c to R2. Superb unmounted mint. SG 78-89 £35
MS84 1961 QEII decimal definitives, complete set of 12, ½c to R2. Each a lower right corner copy showing plate numbers '!' or '1a' in margins. Superb unmounted. A lovely set. SG 78-89 £45
TS350 1961 QEII decimal definitives, complete set of 12, ½c to R2. Very fine used. SG 78-89 £32
TS172 1961 QEII decimal definitives. R2 black and turquoise-blue. Right marginal example, superb unmounted mint. SG 89 £13
TS366 1961 QEII decimal definitives, R2 black and turquoise-blue. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 89 £65
TS122 1962 QEII definitives complete set of 16, ½c to R2. Very fine lightly mounted mint. SG 90-105 £12
TS294 1962 QEII ½c 'Swazi Shields' definitive showing a marked 3mm shift of the brown printing to the left, one spear now touching the Queen’s oval. Superb unmounted mint. SG 90 var £45
MS23 1962 QEII ½c 'Swazi Shields' definitive, vertical pair showing a marked 3mm shift of the brown printing to the left, one spear now touching the Queen’s oval. Superb unmounted. SG 90 vars. £90
MS24 1962 QEII 2c 'Forestry' definitive, showing dramatic 7mm upwards shift of the black printing. Normal for comparison. Fine unused, an extraordinary variety. SG 92 var. £120
MS25 1962 QEII 10c 'Secretary Bird' definitive, watermark inverted. Very fine mint. SG 98w £30
MS29 1962 QEII 25c 'Swazi Warrior' definitive, watermark inverted. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 102w £140
TS123 1962 QEII definitives. 1c, 2½c, 3½c, 4c, 5c, 7c and 1968 3c on 5c, each in a block of four with variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Superb unmounted mint. SG 91w, 93w-97w, 136w £85
TS39 1962 QEII decimal definitives. 50c, R1 and R2, the three high values, in corner blocks of four. Superb unmounted mint. SG 103-105 £100
TS125 1968 Independence issue miniature sheet of 20 stamps (5 sets of four se-tenant). Superb unmounted mint. SG MS141 £8
TS126 1968 Independence issue miniature sheet of 20 stamps (5 sets of four se-tenant). Very fine used. SG MS141 £12
TS41 1968 QEII definitives overprinted 'INDEPENDENCE'. Set of 17, ½c to R2 (one of each value), in marginal blocks of four, superb unmounted mint. The 50c and R2 with watermark sideways. SG 142-155, 157, 159-160 £55
TS127 1968 QEII definitives overprinted 'INDEPENDENCE'. Set of 17, ½c to R2 (one of each value), in matching marginal blocks of ten. The 50c with watermark upright, the R2 sideways (scarcer versions). Superb fresh mint unmounted. SG 142-157, 160 £145
TS163 1968 QEII ½c definitive overprinted 'INDEPENDENCE'. Showing major variety BROWN OMITTED, right marginal superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG 142a £350
MS105 1968 QEII R2 definitive overprinted 'INDEPENDENCE', wmk. upright. Horizontal strip of five across the sheet showing major misplacement of the overprint both to the right and upwards, with part now showing in margin at right. Striking and scarce with apparently only one sheet affected. Superb unmounted. SG 158 vars. £375
TS351 1969 Animals definitive, complete set of 15 values superb unmounted mint. SG 161-175 £15
TS352 1976 Birds definitive, complete set of 15 values all lower marginal superb unmounted mint. SG 236-250 £20
TS353 Postage Dues 1933 2d pale violet, ordinary paper. Very fine used cancelled part BREMERSDORP datestamp. SG D2 £30
TS148 Postage Dues 1957 2d pale violet, chalky paper. Lower right corner example showing the variety Large ‘d’. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG D2ab £45
TS90 Postage Dues 1957 2d pale violet, chalky paper. Right marginal pair, the right stamp showing the variety Large ‘d’. Superb unmounted. SG D2ab £45
TS354 Postage Dues 1957 2d pale violet, chalky paper. Very fine used cancelled part datestamp at base. SG D2a £40
POSTMARKS
POSTAL HISTORY / STATIONERY
MS31 1932 proof for the KGV Post Card. The wording only in black on thin surfaced paper (140 x 89mm) showing pencilled 'box' for the intended position of the stamp impression, endorsed in ink 'Wording appd', initialled and dated '3/11'. Light paper clip mark at left. RARE. £400
MS32 1935 KGV Post Card, proof impression of the ½d green on buff card, endorsed 'Appd', initialled and dated '25/6' (1935). RARE. £225
MS33 1935 KGV Post Card, proof impression of the 1d red on buff card, endorsed 'Appd', initialled and dated '15/11' (1935). RARE. £225
MS34 1932 KGV registered envelope (G size) without stamp impression, folded and glued endorsed 'Appd for wording', initialled and dated '3/11'. Ex. the De La Rue archives. RARE. £250
MS100 1937 (20 Feb), printed On His Majesty's Service' cover bearing KGV 3d pair, 4d and 6d (SG 14, 15, 16), cancelled 'MBABANE' and sent registered Airmail to England. Minor faults, most attractive multi coloured franking. £55
MS35 1938 KGVI 1d Post Card, handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet. Scarce. £100
MS37 1938 KGVI 1d Post Cards, a group of four showing the variation of colour of both the buff card and printed impressions, all apparently different printings. Very fine unused.
 
Note: there were eight printings of these cards totalling 70 836 in all
£45
MS36 1938 (?) KGVI 1d Post Card, a later printing with 'POST CARD' in smaller font and central uprights of 'W' crossing. Very fine unused. £25
TS86 1941 (22nd January), unsealed open letter rate cover addressed to the USA, bearing KGVI ½d green (SG 28) tied by STEGI (22 Jan) double circle datestamp. Scarce usage. £45
MS39 1944 (6th June), KGVI 1d Post Card uprated with KGVI ½d (SG 28a), cancelled MBABANE and addressed to Belgian Congo, then locally re-addressed. A most unusual destination. £40
TS97 1947? (March), cover endorsed ‘AIR MAIL’ to Canada, bearing KGVI definitives 3d (fault), 6d and 1/- (SG 32d, 34b, 35a) tied by light Bremersdorp (3 Mar) double circle datestamps. An attractive three-colour combination cover. £40
MS43 1948 (April), KGVI 1d Post Card cancelled HLATIKULU and addressed to Heilbron. Fine and clean. £30
TS139 1949 (17th December), unsealed open letter rate cover addressed to the USA, bearing a single KGVI ½d green (SG 28) tied by BREMERSDORP (17 Dec) double circle datestamp. Scarce usage. £45
TS18 1952 (June), small incoming cover from the United Nations, New York, bearing UN 3c adhesive tied by a roller cancel incorporating the UN emblem and with cds (May 5) alongside. Manuscript ‘T’ and red ‘3’ with 1d and 2d postage dues (SG D1, D2) affixed at lower left and tied by HLUTI (23 Jun) cds. Probably philatelic though neat and attractive. SOLD
MS38 1953 (6th February), KGVI 1d Post Card cancelled PIGGS PEAK, addressed to Johannesburg. £30
MS44 1956 (4th February), QEII 1½d Post Card together with wrapper band printed in green '12 INLAND POST CARDS'. The reverse of the card stamped on reverse '-4.FEB 1957', this being a Receiving Authority mark thus identifying it as of a 'Specimen' status. Most unusual. £75
MS41 1956 (25th May), KGVI 1d Post Card uprated with two KGVI ½d's, cancelled KWALUSENI and sent airmail to Cape Town. Some writing on front (a shopping list!) otherwise fine and unusual. £35
TS368 1956 (30th May) envelope addressed to the USA and sent at the 1d unsealed letter rate. Bearing a KGVI 1d rose-red (SG 29a) tied by a MHLOTSHENI (30 May) double circle datestamp. With sender’s address handstamped at upper left. £65
MS40 1957 (24th September), KGVI 1d Post Card uprated with QEII ½d (SG 53), cancelled MBABANE and addressed to Johannesburg (the 1½d rate effective July, 1954). Clean and attractive. £30
MS45 1958 (2nd January), QEII 1½d Post Card uprated with QEII ½d (SG 53), cancelled MHLAMBANYATI and addressed to Johannesburg. Most unusual. £35
TS83 1959 (23rd October), wrapper addressed to USA bearing a single QEII 1d black and emerald (SG 54) tied by MBABANE (23 Oct) double circle datestamp. Diagonal crease (well clear of adhesive). An attractive example of this scarce rate. £45
TS363 1961 QEII 1½d postal stationery card surcharged ‘1½c’ (Shelley type 1b). Commercially used to Johannesburg (newspaper competition entry), cancelled with an Mbabane machine slogan (‘World United / Against Malaria’). This card is rated ‘RRR’ for foreign use (‘Swaziland Philately’ by Peter van der Molen). £125
TS20 1966 cover to Mbabane bearing QEII 2½c tied by KWALUSENI (21 VI) double circle datestamp. This type not recorded in Putzel and with solid bar (modified SWAZILAND ?) at base. £25
TS367 1980 (22nd September), envelope sent registered and express to Argentina. Bearing a single QEII R2 on £1 decimal surcharge (SG 77a) tied by a clear KWALUSENI (22 Sep) double circle datestamp. With a Kwaluseni registration cachet struck in violet and a black on red ‘Express / Spoed’ label affixed at upper left. Manzini (23 Sep) and Johannesburg (25 Sep) transit backstamps with ‘30 SEPTEMBRE 1980’ straight line datestamp applied on arrival in Argentina. A few edge faults. Unusual usage. £75
REVENUES
MS48 1907 KEVII 6d Transvaal overprinted 'Swaziland. / Revenue / only.'. Very fine and fresh mint. T&M 2.2 £45
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