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  • Lot# : 4701 Zululand

    1893: De La Rue Appendix sheet for the Key Plate issue, the page divided horizontally in two halves (the original illustrated in the 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 6687), showing 16 stamps with fifteen values from ½ d. to £ 20 (two of the 1 d. duty) all with ZULULAND and the Duty Plates hand-painted in a variety of colours on Imperforate Plate Proofs in dull mauve or dull green, together with a further three Imperforate 6 d. values on red paper with ZULULAND hand-painted. A wonderful and most extraordinary page with full typed description from the De La Rue archives explaining the reasons for the red paper Proofs. Unique.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4702 Zululand

    1894/96: Definitive set of ten values complete to £ 5 purple & black on red, wmk. Crown CA, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type D12) in black, with the 2 s. 6 d. value represented by a horizontal strip of four, fresh and very fine, 1 d. large part og. balance unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 1'325+. rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 93.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4703 Zululand

    1894/96: Definitive set of nine to £ 1 purple on red, wmk. Crown CA, generally fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4704 Zululand

    1894/96: ½ d. dull mauve & green, a used horizontal strip of five used on 1897 cover to Norway, tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's in black (Aug 19). Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' cds of transit (Aug 20) and Kristiania arrival cds (Sept 16). An attractive and scarce cover to an unusual destination.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1527.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4705 Zululand

    1894/96: ½ d. dull mauve & green, a Plate Number "1" single example and horizontal pair used on registered 1896 cover to Metz with 2½ d. dull mauve & blue (2) tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (Aug 14) in black, oval 'Registered / London' transit in black (Sept 5) below. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds and Metz (Sept 6) arrival cds. An attractive cover with original contents.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 129.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4706 Zululand

    1894/96: 1 d. dull mauve & carmine, a used block of twelve (4 x 3), cancelled by four strikes of circular POST OFFICE / UMLALAZI datestamp in violet (Jan 8, 1898) - no cover or card is recorded with this datestamp. Ex John Robson collection with his original write-up which fails to mention that the first stamp also shows the "Shaved Z" in Zululand variety. Minor imperfection on third stamp but of great scarcity, the largest known multiple with this postmark.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 177.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4707 Zululand

    1894/96: 2½ d. dull mauve & ultramarine, a vertical strip of three used on registered 1896 cover to Paris, all tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (May 9) in black. Large oval 'R' at left and 'Registered / London' oval datestamp of transit (June 8) in red on front. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit (May 11) and Paris arrival cds (June 8). A scarce and most attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1523.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4708 Zululand

    1894/96: 2½ d. dull mauve & blue and 2 s. 6 d. green & black, used on 1897 registered cover to Baden-Baden, Germany each tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (Nov 29) in black. Large oval 'R' at left and two strikes of 'Registered / London' oval datestamps of transit (Dec 25) on front. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds and Baden-Baden arrival (Dec 27). An attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Wilson Wong, Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1993..rn                   Harmers, London, 28 Aug 1997, lot 1444.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4709 Zululand

    1894/96: 3 d. dull mauve & olive-brown, a horizontal strip of three, marginal from right of sheet, used on registered 1896 cover to Hannover, Germany, all tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (July 15) in black. Large oval 'R' at left and 'Registered / London' hooded datestamp of transit (Aug 8) in violet on front. Reverse with blue British Governmental crest in blue, 'Durban / Natal' transit July 16) and Hannover arrival cds (Aug 9). A scarce and most attractive cover. Signed G. Lamy.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1525.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4710 Zululand

    1894/96: 3 d. dull mauve & olive-brown and 6 d. dull mauve & black used on registered cover to Boston, USA tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (March 10), with oval 'R' below. 'Registered / London' hooded datestamp of transit (April 3) in violet on front. Reverse with British Governmental crest and circular 'Treasury / Zululand' datestamp (March 10) in violet alongside 'Durban / Natal' transit cds (March 11). A scarce and attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1526.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4711 Zululand

    1895: De La Rue Essays (2) for the 2 s. 6 d. value, with Key Plate Imperforate Proofs in dull green, one with Plate Number "1" in margin signed at base, each with  ZULULAND and Duty Plates hand-painted in black in differing formats, the plate number example being that chosen by the Crown Agents. Fresh and very fine Proofs, illustrated in the 'The De La Rue Collection' edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 6688. Delightful and unique.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4712 Zululand

    1894/96: 4 s. green & carmine, a single example used on 1897 OHMS cover sent registered to Baden-Baden, Germany tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (Nov 29). Oval 'R' in black at left and 'Registered / London' oval transit datestamps (Dec 25) on front with reverse showing Durban transit cds and Badsen-Baden arrival cds (Dec 27). A remarkable and rare cover: with full original contents from the Eshowe Postmaster, B.G. Smart, stating "As there is a regulation against over-stamping our Ocean letters, I have only put postage enough on the envelope".rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 141.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4713 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 1 purple on red, an unused horizontal strip of five of wonderously fresh colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type D12) in black, superb and most attractive strip, unmounted og. Rare.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 21 Dec 1994, lot 2375.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4714 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 1 purple on red, a used example of good typically slightly dulled colour, cancelled by large part "Eshowe / Zululand" datestamp in black. A fine example of a scarce stamp Gi = £ 650.rnrnProvenance: Mark Harvey, June 2004.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4715 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 5 purple & black on red, an unused example of good colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type NA2) in violet, fresh and very fine, large part og. A much scarcer stamp than the Type D12 in black.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4716 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 5 purple & black on red, an unused example of good colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type D12) in black, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4717 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 5 purple & black on red, a fine unused example of good typically slightly dulled colour, well centred, superb large part og. Signed A. Diena Gi = £ 5'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4718 Zululand

    1894/96: £ 5 purple & black on red, a fine used example of good colour, cancelled by large part UBOMBO / ZULULAND datestamp (Jan 4, 1898) in violet. Superb and in all probability unique Gi = £ 1'600.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4719 Zululand

    1891: Postal Fiscals, six values overprinted on Natal unused, Imperforate Imprimaturs of 1 s. dull mauve & carmine, 5 s. dull mauve & carmine, 9 s. dull mauve & carmine, £ 1 dull green, £ 5 dull green & carmine and £ 20 dull green & carmine; fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4720 Zululand

    1891: Postal Fiscals, the set of seven values overprinted on Natal unused, with 1 d. dull mauve, 1 s. dull mauve & carmine (marginal with Plate "2") and marginal examples of 5 s. dull mauve & carmine, 9 s. dull mauve & carmine, £ 1 dull green, £ 5 dull green & carmine and £ 20 dull green & carmine; all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type D12) in black, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4721 Zululand

    1891: Postal Fiscals, the set of seven values overprinted on Natal unused, with 1 d. dull mauve (in a Plate 2 block of fifty, 5 x 10) and four examples handstamped SPECIMEN (Type NA1) in violet , 1 s. dull mauve & carmine (3 unused, one used), 5 s. dull mauve & carmine, 9 s. dull mauve & carmine, £ 1 dull green (2), £ 5 dull green & carmine (slight rub) and £ 20 dull green & carmine; generally fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare selection (13 items).
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4722 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 9 d. dull purple & blue and 1891 Fiscal 1 d. dull mauve used on registered 1892 registered cover to Hannover, Germany tied by fine strikes of ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (July 4) in black. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds (July 6). Hannover arrival (July 31) on reverse. Fault at top of envelope and seals removed but a scarce and attractive franking.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1515.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4723 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion, 1 d. lilac, 2½ d. purple on blued, 3 d. purple on yellow and 1891 Fiscal 1 d. dull mauve all used on registered 1891 cover to Nylstroom, Transvaal, tied by three fine strikes of ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (Oct 4) in black. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds (Oct 15). Philatelic but a colourful and most attractive franking.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1514.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF
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