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The BESANÇON Collection – British Africa (part II)
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  • Lot# : 2539 South Africa

    1910: De La Rue Die Proof for the Parliament 2½ d. in black, the completed design engraved on thin white card paper (65 x 68 mm.), fresh and very fine. A rare and most attractive Proof.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, ex lot 1298.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2540 South Africa

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    1910 (Nov 4): Parliament 2½ d. deep blue, an unused example, handstamped with small italic "Specimen" diagonally in black (Samuel type SA1), large part og. Rare and fine. Cert. RPS (1974) Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 2541 South Africa

    1910 (Nov 4): Parliament 2½ d. deep blue (shades), an unused group with singles (4), blocks of four (4), a block of twelve (6 x 2) with manuscript "Bought by me on the first day of issue (4 November 1910) at GPO Cape Town" in top margin, and a marginal block of sixteen (4 x 4) marginal from left of sheet, a fresh and fine group.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 2542 South Africa

    1913/24: George V De La Rue issue, the complete set of 14 values overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black on values to 10 s., and handstamped in violet diagonally on the 1½ d., 1 s. 3 d. and £ 1 values (Samuel types SA3 and SA4), fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'700.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, lot 1304.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 2543 South Africa

    1913/24: The definitive set of fifteen values to £ 1, replete with all the listed shades including both £ 1 values (28 stamps with one duplicate 3 d.), fresh colours and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 2'100+.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2544 South Africa

    1912: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Head-plate only, printed in black on glazed white card, with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black and dated "27 NOV. 12" in blue at left. Fresh and very fine.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2545 South Africa

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    1913/24: De La Rue ½ d. green, wmk. Springbok, an unused example, variety "Double Print", fine centering and colour, the doubling affecting over half the left hand side of the stamp, fresh and fine, large part og. Just a vertical strip of five examples known - this being stamp 2 on the error strip - for an illustration of the five examples see "The De La Rue Georgians of South Africa" by H.E. Lobdell, page 41. A rarity. Cert. BPA (1992) Gi = £ 10'000.rnrnProvenance: Purchased at Johannesburg GPO in August 1919; Collection L. Simenhoff; Collection A.H. Sydow (1943); Harmers, London, 11 March 1993, lot 751.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 12,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2546 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1½ d. value, the completed design, printed in black on glazed white card, with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black at lower left, and dated "23/6/20" in pencil at right. Fresh and very fine.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 21 Feb 2004, lot 1351.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 2547 South Africa

    1913/24: 1½ d. chesnut, wmk. Springbok, unused blocks (2) with each showing tête-bêche variety divided by interpanneau margins - a block of six (2 x 3) and a block of twenty-four (4 x 6), fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce and fine multiples.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Warren', Grosvenor, London, 8 March 2012, lots 1442 and 1443.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2548 South Africa

    1912: De La Rue Die Proof for the 2½ d. value, Frame only, printed in black on glazed white card, with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black and dated "28 NOV. 12" in blue at left. Fresh and very fine.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 2549 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the 2½ d. value, Imperforate and stamp size on glazed white card, on buff card piece from the DLR Day-book, inscribed above "May 4th / 240 leads" in black ink. Rare.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 21 Sept 1994, lot 1802.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 2550 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Colour Trial for the 2½ d. value, Imperforate and affixed small piece, printed in green & orange on watermarked gummed paper. Fresh and fine, a scarce Trial. Ex De La Rue archives: probably ex the 1 January 1913 "Appendix B" sheet as shown in "The De La Rue Collection" by Frank Walton RDP on page 6014.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, lot 1302.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 2551 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Colour Trial for the 2½ d. value, Imperforate and affixed small piece, printed in black & brown on watermarked gummed paper. Fresh and fine, a scarce Trial. Ex De La Rue archives: probably ex the 1 January 1913 "Appendix B" sheet as shown in "The De La Rue Collection" by Frank Walton RDP on page 6014..rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, lot 1303.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2552 South Africa

    1913/24: 2½ d. bright blue, perf. 14, an unused block of four of rich colour, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh appearance, most part og. A scarce mutiple Gi = £ 560+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 2553 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1 s. value, the completed design, printed in black on glazed white card, without endorsements or date, slightly soiled.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 6 May 2004, lot 12103.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 2554 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1 s. 3 d. value, the completed design, printed in black on glazed white card, with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black at lower left and dated "23/6/20" in pencil at right. Fresh and very fine.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, ex lot 1300.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 2555 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1 s. 3 d. value, the completed design, printed in black on glazed white card, with "AFTER / STRIKING" in black at lower left, initialled and dated "2/7/20" in pencil at right. Fresh and very fine.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, ex lot 1300.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2556 South Africa

    1913/24: 5 s. reddish purple & blue, wmk. Springbok, an unused example overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black (Samuel type SA3), showing Plate variety "Purple Nose" (Row 14, stamp 3). Rare - just two sheets were overprinted SPECIMEN for the UPU, thus just two examples can exist.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 6 May 2004, lot 1214.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2557 South Africa

    1913/24: 5 s. reddish purple & light blue, wmk. Springbok, an unused corner marginal pair from lower right of sheet, Plate number "1" in margin, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 240+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 2558 South Africa

    1913/24: 10 s. deep blue & olive-green, wmk. Springbok, an unused block of four, sheet marginal at right with interpanneau margin at top, of superb fresh colour, mounted in margins only, with stamps unmounted og. Scarce and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 720+.rnrnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 28-30 June 1978, lot 1109.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2559 South Africa

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    1913/24: 10 s. deep blue & olive-green, perf. 14, a very lightly used example, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and extremely fine. An extremely rare and most elusive stamp. Crt. Brandon (2000) Gi = £ 2'000.rnProvenance: Collection "Weston", Spink, London, 14 March 2008, lot 1133.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2560 South Africa

    1912/20: De La Rue Die Proof for the £ 1 value, Frame only, printed in black on glazed white card, without endorsements or date. Rare and fine.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, lot 1301.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2561 South Africa

    1913/24: De La Rue £ 1 green & red, wmk. Springbok, an unused example handstamped "SPECIMEN" diagonally in violet (Samuel type SA4), superb, large part og. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 2562 South Africa

    1913/24: £ 1 pale olive-green & red, wmk. Springbok, an unused block of four, corner marginal from top right of sheet with Plate number "1" in margin, of fine fresh colour, large part og. A rare and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 3'400+.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 24 June 1977.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2563 South Africa

    1913/24: De La Rue £ 1 pale olive-green & red, wmk. Springbok, a very fine used example cancelled by "Hollards Johanesburg" cds (4 Feb 1927) in black. A rare stamp so fine Gi = £ 1'200.rnrnProvenance: Spink, London, 12 Jan 2011, lot 483.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 2564 South Africa

    1925: Airmail 9 d. green, perf. 12, an unused horizontal pair showing variety "Imperforate between Stamp and Margin", fresh colour, fine large part og. Scarce.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 175 CHF

    Lot# : 2565 South Africa

    1925: Airmail 9 d. green, perf. 12, a used horizontal pair and a block of four, showing variety "Imperforate between Stamp and Margin", third stamp showing variety "Strut Flaw" (SASC 28a), the Cape Town circular dated cancellations (13 June 1925) leaving the variety clear. Minimal trace of toning at top but a scarce and attractive multiple.rnrnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 23-25 May 2011, lot 2769.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2566 South Africa

    Waterlow & Pretoria 1926/27: Small unused group on leaves with ½ d. black & green with London printr pairs (one with 'SUIC for SUID' variety), Pretoria pairs (2) and a block of four, Waterlow 1 d. black & carmine pairs (3) and a block of four, Pretoria print pairs (3, one is rare perf. 13¾ x 14) and a strip of four, 6 d. green & orange with Waterlow printing pairs (3) and a Pretoria print pair.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2567 South Africa

    Waterlow & Pretoria 1926/27: Pretoria print Springbok ½ d. black & green, wmk. Spingbok, perf. 14, an unused Booklet pane of six (3 x 2) showing sheet margin at left (for make up of Booklet B7) with additional green Jubilee line at left, each stamp handstamped "SPECIMEN" in violet (Samuel type SA4) imperforate at right, large part og.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 24 June 1977.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 2568 South Africa

    1926/27: Springbok ½ d. black & green, wmk. Springbok, perf. 13¾ x 14, an unused horizontal pair, variety tête-bêche, fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 24 June 1977.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2569 South Africa

    Waterlow & Pretoria 1926/27: Pretoria print Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Spingbok, perf. 14, an unused Booklet pane of six (3 x 2) showing sheet margin at left (for make up of Booklet B7) with additional red Jubilee line at left, each stamp handstamped "SPECIMEN" in violet (Samuel type SA4) imperforate at base and blunted perfs. at right, large part og.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 24 June 1977.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2570 South Africa

    Waterlow & Pretoria 1926/27: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Spingbok, perf. 14½ x 14, an unused corner marginal block of four from upper left of sheet, variety "Misperforated", fresh and fine, large part og. Spectacular and scarce multiple.rnrnProvenance: Spink, London, 29 April 2009, lot 832.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 2571 South Africa

    Waterlow & Pretoria 1926/27: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, an unused block of eight (4 x 2), showing the left hand block of four variety "Imperforate" with right hand block of four perf. 14½ x 14, fresh and fine, large part og. A rare and most attractive multiple Gi = £ 2'200+.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2572 South Africa

    1926/27: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, an unused block of four, left vertical pair variety "Imperforate on Three Sides", fresh and fine appearance, large part og. A most attractive example of this scarce variety Gi = £ 1'100rnrnProvenance: Spink, London, 12 Jan 2011, lot 488.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2573 South Africa

    1926/27: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 13¾ x 14, an unused horizontal pair, variety tête-bêche, fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rnrnProvenance: Robson Lowe, London, 24 June 1977.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2574 South Africa

    1926/27: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, perf. 13½ x 14, an unused example, sheet marginal at left, variety "Watermark Sideways", large part og. A very rare and elusive stamp Gi = £ 2'750.rnrnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 23-25 May 2011, lot 2773.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 2575 South Africa

    1927/28: Harrisons Essay for proposed 4 d. value showing Gnus vignette, in miniature sheet format (77 x 77 mm.) on smooth white paper printed in single colour of pale rose-red. affixed to card for display. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2576 South Africa

    1927/28: Harrisons Essay for proposed 4 d. value showing Gnus vignette, in miniature sheet format (73 x 77 mm.) on smooth white paper printed in olive-green & carmine, affixed to card for display. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2577 South Africa

    1927/28: Harrisons Essay for proposed 4 d. value showing Gnus vignette, in miniature sheet format (77 x 77 mm.) on smooth white paper printed in pale blue & deep green, affixed to card for display. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 2578 South Africa

    1927/28: Harrisons Essay for proposed 4 d. value showing Gnus vignette, in miniature sheet format (73 x 77 mm.) on smooth white paper printed in steel-blue & chestnut-brown, affixed to card for display. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 2579 South Africa

    1927/30: Bradbury Wilkinson Pictorial issue, the unused set of seven values to 10 s., all in vertical pairs (four are imprint marginal at base), all handstamped "SPECIMEN" in violet (Samuel type SA5), fresh and fine, large part og. Rare and most attractive Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 2580 South Africa

    1927/30: Bradbury Wilkinson Pictorial issue, the unused set of seven values to 10 s., all in horizontal pairs, fresh colour, fine large part og. Scarce set Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 2581 South Africa

    Bradbury Wilkinson 1927/30: 2 d. grey & maroon, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, an unused horizontal pair, marginal at right, variety "Watermark Inverted", large part og. Scarce and fine pair Gi = £ 900.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 5 April 2005, lot 1501.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 2582 South Africa

    1927/30: 4 d. brown, perf. 14 x 13½, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from left of sheet, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and fine, large part og. Attractive and rare Gi = £ 1'000.rnrnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 23-25 May 2011, lot 2777.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2583 South Africa

    Bradbury Wilkinson 1927/30: 4 d. brown, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14 x 13½, an unused block of eight divided by interpanneau margin, sheet marginal at top, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. An attractive and scarce multiple Gi = £ 480+.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 5 April 2005, lot 1503.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 2584 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Springbok ½ d. black & green, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused horizontal pair, variety "tête-bêche", fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 2585 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Springbok ½ d. black & green, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of eighteen (9 x 2) for making up the Booklets B8 and B9, with interpanneau margin vertically between, the block of twelve at left showing variety "tête-bêche" horizontally, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 2'800+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2586 South Africa

    1930c. "Darmstadt" Trial Proofs (2), for Ship 1 d. value imperforate in blocks of four on smooth surfaced thick paper, a Frame Only Trial Proof in black, and a Vignette Only Trial Proof in black, a fine and most attractive pairing.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 2587 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused vertical pair, variety "Vignette (Ship) Omitted", fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce and very fine.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 5 April 2005, lot 1513.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 2588 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused sheet marginal strip of nine for making up the Booklets B8 and B9, with interpanneau margin vertically between, the strip of six at left showing variety "tête-bêche" horizontally, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 1'400+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2589 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of eighteen (9 x 2) for making up the Booklets B8 and B9, with interpanneau margin vertically between, the block of twelve at left showing variety "tête-bêche" horizontally, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 2'800+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2590 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused vertical strip of seven, marginal from base of sheet, the top three stamps normal, fourth stamp with variety "Design Partially Omitted", fifth and sixth stamps with complete "Frame Omitted" varieties and final stamp entirely blank, caused due to an interruption during the print run, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare and spectacular multiple Gi = £ 1'200+.rnrnProvenance: Bridger & Kay, London, 22-23 Sept 1980, lot 1796.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 2591 South Africa

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    Government Printer 1930/44: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of ten (2 x 5), marginal from right of sheet, the top two stamps and the two stamps at base with variety "Frame Partially Omitted", the central four stamps all with complete "Frame Omitted" varieties, caused due to an interruption during the print run, fresh and fine, large part og. with lower eight stamps unmounted og. A rare and spectacular multiple. Cert. RPSL (1989) Gi = £ 3'600+.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 11 May 1994, lot 1318.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2592 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: 2 d. slate-grey & lilac, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, a sheet marginal horizontal strip of six from top of sheet, stamps four and five variety "tête-bêche", one or two age spots otherwise fresh and very fine, large part og., variety unmounted og. A rarity Gi = £ 8'000+.rnrnProvenance: Bridger & Kay, London, 22-23 Sept 1980, lot 1800.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2593 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: 2 d. slate-grey & lilac, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, a sheet marginal vertical strip of five from right of sheet, upper two stamps showing "Frame Omitted" variety, sheet requisition number '0517' in margin, fresh and fine appearance, top stamp small adherence on gum otherwise large part or unmounted og. A rarity Gi = £ 12'000+.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2594 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: 2 d. slate-grey & lilac, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, a normal used example on piece with 2 d. variety "Frame Omitted" above, sheet marginal at left, neatly tied by "Johannesburg / 95" cds (21.XI.1934) in black. Extremely rare and fine Gi = £ 6'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2595 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: 3 d. black & red, wmk. Springbok Inverted, perf. 14, an unused block of four, marginal at base, variety "Window Flaw" on fourth stamp (Row 20, stamp 4), fresh colour, large part og. A fine positional multiple Gi = £ 250+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 2596 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: Wildebeest 1 s. brown & blue, wmk. Springbok upright, perf. 14, an unused corner marginal horizontal pair from top right of sheet, first stamp variety "Twisted Horn" (Row 1, stamp 5), fresh and very fine, large part og. Very much scarcer variety with the upright watermark Gi = £ 350+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 2597 South Africa

    Government Printer 1930/44: 2 s. 6 d. green & brown, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, an unused horizontal pair, marginal at left, variety "Watermark Inverted", large part og. Gi = £ 225.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
    Hammer price : 80 CHF

    Lot# : 2598 South Africa

    Government Printer 1933/48: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, wmk. Springbok inverted, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of four, variety "Imperforate", good margins all round and of fine colour, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 360+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2599 South Africa

    Government Printer 1933/48: 1½ d. green & bright gold, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Shading Omitted from Mine Dump" on both stamps, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 550+.rn 
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2600 South Africa

    Government Printer 1933/48: 1½ d. green & bright gold, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, a used vertical pair, variety "Shading Omitted from Mine Dump" on both stamps on airmail cover to Durban with ½ d. black & green Exhibition sheetlet of six, neatly tied by the Exhibition special cds (13 Nov 1936) in black. Scarce and fine.rnrnProvenance: Spink, London, 12 Jan 2011, lot 492.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2601 South Africa

    Government Printer 1933/48: 6 d. green & vermilion, Die I, perf. 15 x 14, an unused horizontal strip of three, marginal from right of sheet, first stamp (Row 5, stamp 10) showing "Fallen Ladder" flaw clearly, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce and attractive Gi = £ 300+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 2602 South Africa

    Government Printer 1933/48: 1 s. brown & bright blue, wmk. Springbok, perf. 14, an unused example, variety "Frame Omitted", fresh and very fine, superb large part og. An exceedingly rare stamp Gi = £ 9'000.rnrnProvenance: Bridger & Kay, London, 22-23 Sept 1980, lot 1801.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2603 South Africa

    War Effort 1942/44: ½ d. greenish blue, an unused horizontal strip of three, variety "Roulettes Omitted" between first and second stamp and second and third stamp, slight gum bends at left otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'400+.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 May 2002, lot 1259.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 2604 South Africa

    1942/44: War Effort 1 d. carmine-red, an unused horizontal strip of three, variety "Roulettes Omitted" between first and second and third stamps, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 2605 South Africa

    1942/44: War Effort 1 d. carmine-red, an unused horizontal strip of three, variety "Roulettes Omitted" between first and second stamps, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 24 Feb 2003, lot 1366.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 2606 South Africa

    1942/44: War Effort 1½ d. red-brown, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Roulettes Omitted" between, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 375.rn 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2607 South Africa

    1942/44: War Effort 2 d. reddish violet, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Roulettes Omitted" between the stamps, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 2608 South Africa

    Official 1926 (Dec 1): Official 6 d. green & orange, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused horizontal pair, marginal at right, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce and most elusive Gi = £ 700.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2609 South Africa

    Official 1926: 6 d. green & orange, bilingual Official overprint, a used horizontal pair, variety "Watermark Inverted", lightly cancelled in black. Scarce Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2610 South Africa

    Official 1929/31: Official 2 s. 6 d. green & brown, an unused block of four from lower left corner of the sheet, third stamp (Row 10, stamp 1) showing variety "Stop after OFFICIAL", centred to base but of fine colour and large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 450+.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 2611 South Africa

    Official 1930/47: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, Type II, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused horizontal pair, showing variety "Overprint Double" on both stamps, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2612 South Africa

    Official 1930/47: Ship 1 d. black & carmine, Type II, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of four, marginal at top, showing variety "Overprint Double" on all four stamps, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2613 South Africa

    Official 1930/47: 2 s. 6 d. green & brown, bilingual Official overprint 21 mm. apart, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2614 South Africa

    Official 1947/49: Official 2 s. 6 d. blue & brown, an unused sheet marginal block of eight (4 x 2), showing variety "Diaeresis on second "E" of OFFISIEEL", on the second and third stamps in the block - thus on both SUIDAFRIKA and SOUTH AFRICA stamps, fresh and fine colour, large part og. A rare multiple Gi = £ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2615 South Africa

    Official 1935/49: 1 s. brown & chalky blue, bilingual Official overprint (18.5-20 mm.), an unused block of eight of fine colour, large part og. with lower four unmounted og. An attractive multiple Gi = £ 320+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 2616 South Africa

    Official 1935/49: Official (Type O3) overprint on 10 s. blue & sepia, an unused horizontal pair from the 1940 printing, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2617 South Africa

    Official 1940: 10 s. blue & sepia, bilingual Official overprint (18-19 mm. apart), a used horizontal strip of three, lightly cancelled in black. Scarce Gi = £ 500+.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
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    Lot# : 2618 South Africa

    Official 1944/50: 1½ d. blue-green & yellow-buff, bilingual Official overprint, an unused horizontal pair, variety "With diaeresis over second "E" of OFFISIEEL", fresh colour and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2619 South Africa

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    Official 1944/50: Official (Type O6) overprint on 2 d. blue & violet, an unused corner marginal block of eight (4 x 2) from lower right of sheet with Cylinder and Cyclometer numbers '6927' in blue and '50' in violet and '7027' in red, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Extremely rare and a major showpiece of the Official Issues. Cert. PFSA (1974) Gi = £ 17'000+.rnrnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 19 June 1980, lot 502A.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 16,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2620 South Africa

    Official 1947/49: Official 2 d. slate & deep lilac, an unused horizontal pair, corner marginal from top right of sheet, showing variety "Diaeresis on second "E" of OFFISIEEL" (Row 1, stamps 5-6), fresh and fine colour, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 700.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 2621 South Africa

    Official 1950/54: Collection of the Official issue on leaves with bilingual Official overprint (Gi type O7) with the complete set represented by 22 items including pairs (2) of 1 s. blackish brown & ultramarine (Gi O47a), 5 s. black & blue-green (Gi O49), 1953/54 printings of 5 s. in both shades in pairs, and a fine 10 s. pair, fresh and fine group, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 750+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 2622 South Africa

    Official 1950/54: 2 d. blue & violet, bilingual Official overprint (measuring 14½ mm.), an unused horizontal pair, sheet marginal at right, variety "Ovrprint Inverted" and thus reading up instead of down, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Superb and rare Gi = £ 1'100.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 May 2002, lot 1271.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 2623 South Africa

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    Postage Due 1932/42: Postage Due redrawn 2 d. black & deep purple, wmk. Springbok inverted, perf. 15 x 14, an unused horizontal pair, right hand stamp variety ""Thick Double 2d." (Row 5, stamp 6 or Row 18, stamp 2), fresh and very fine, large part og. Elusive and scarce variety. Cert. BPA (2001) Gi = £ 500+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2624 South Africa

    Postage Due 1948/49: Postage Due redrawn 2 d. black & deep purple, wmk. Springbok, perf. 15 x 14, an unused block of six, lower block of four all four variety positions of "Thick Double 2D." (Row 15 stamps 5-6 / Row 16 stamps 5-6), fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce and attractive positional block Gi = £ 400+.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 175 CHF

    Lot# : 2625 South Africa

    Postage Due 1967/71: Postage Due 4 c. deep myrtle-green & emerald, the June 1969 printing, an unused block of four, marginal from base of sheet, unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 May 2002, lot 1273.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF
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