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  • Lot# : 4601 Transvaal

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    Overprinted "V.R. / Transvaal" 1877 (Sept 28): New Printings on blued paper, 1 d. red on blue, rouletted 15½-16, optd. Type 6, a used example with large margins on three sides and just touched at base and minor imperfections, showing variety "Transvral", position 11 on the pane of 40 subjects, lightly cancelled by "1" numeral obliterator of Pretoria leaving the variety clear. Very rare. Signed Champion. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 3'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Baron Philippe Ferrary de la Renotière, Druout, Paris, Sale 8, 7-9 Nov 1923, lot 379.rn                   Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1257.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4602 Transvaal

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    Overprinted "V.R. / Transvaal" 1878 (March 20): New Printings on blued paper, 6 d. blue on blued, rouletted 15½-16, Setting III, the exceptional used example with large margins all round, variety "Overprint Omitted", lightly cancelled by "1" numeral obliterator of Pretoria in black. Tiny spots but a truly great rarity so fine: the crease mentioned on the certificate being a) harsh, and b) imperceptible. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 3'750.rnrnProvenance: Collection Davis Crocker, RL, London, 5 Nov 1980, lot 1274.rn                        Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1263.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4603 Transvaal

    1877 (June): 1 s. yellow-green, imperforate, used on 1878 combination cover at double rate from Pretoria to Axminster, UK endorsed 'via Diamond Fields' at top, cancelled by circular "1" numeral of Pretoria in black with faint cds at left; Cape of Good Hope 1876 4 d. blue single and pair (Gi. 30) all tied by barred "1" numeral in transit with 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds at left (May 3). Reverse with Taunton cds (May 29) and Axminster arrival cds. Some cover imperfections but a scarce rate and attractive usage, unrecorded in the Jorgensen census.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4604 Transvaal

    1877 (Aug 31): New printings on rose paper, 6 d. blue on rose, imperforate, optd. Type 4 upright, a fine used example, right pane position 2, on 1877 combination cover from Linokana, Marico District to London and tied by circular numeral "31" in black with MARICO / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA datestamp at left (Dec 18) of despatch. Cape of Good Hope 1865/76 1 d. carmine, single and strip of five applied above and tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds's (Dec 28) in black. Carried on 'Warwick Castle' with London arrival cds (Jan 25, 1878) on front in red. Cover #32 in the Jorgensen census. Some trivial staining on one or two Cape adhesives not detracting from the appearance of a charming and extremely rare cover - the earliest recorded usage of the numeral "31" on cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1230.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4605 Transvaal

    Overprinted "V.R. / Transvaal" 1877 (Nov 27): New Printings on blue paper, 6 d. blue on blued, imperforate, optd. Type 6, a used example with large margins all round (left pane, position 15) on 1878 combination cover from Pretoria to Lee, Kent, cancelled by circular numeral "1" obliterator in black. Faint PRETORIA / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds in black also on front and overlapping Cape 1865/76 6 d. lilac tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Sept 13). London arrival cds in red (Oct 31) on reverse. Cover #58 in the Jorgensen census. Minor edge wear but a fine and very scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4606 Transvaal

    Overprinted "V.R. / Transvaal" 1878 (March 20): New Printings on blue paper, 6 d. blue on blued, imperforate, optd. italic Type 7, a fine example used on July 1878 combination cover from Pretoria to Axminster, Devon cancelled by faint "1" numeral obliterator in black with faint PRETORIA / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA despatch at left. Cape of Good Hope ½ d. grey and pair of 1 d. carmine-red alongside tied by numeral "1" in bars obliterators (Gi 28+29) with 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds at left (July 19). Carried on the Union steamer 'Asiatic' with reverse showing Axminster arrival cds (Aug 19). Cover #48 in the Jorgensen census, slightly aged and an unusual 3½ d. under-payment of the normal 6 d. rate, found on other letters from this small correspondence, also similarly not charged due.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, London, 20 Sept 2007, lot 642.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4607 Transvaal

    1878: Bradbury, Wilkinson Plate Proof for the ½ d. value, imperforate, printed in brown on thin white wove unwatermarked paper, a block of four from lower left of sheet, positions 41-42 / 51-52, defaced with manuscript pen crosses. Scarce and very fine.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4608 Transvaal

    1878: Bradbury, Wilkinson Plate Proof for the 1 d. value, imperforate, printed in black on thick white card paper, the complete left half of sheet, positions 1-5 / 11-15 / 21-25 / 31-35 / 41-45 / 51-55, with sheet margins on three sides, fresh and very fine. An extremely appealing and unique multiple, the other half of the sheet was originally 'cut up' by Robson Lowe in the 1960's. Rare.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4609 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 1 d. brown-red pair and 4 d. sage-green (two marginal examples), used on 1879 single rate cover from Martinus-Wesselstroom to Colchester (addressed to the Le Mesurier family), endorsed 'via Durban'; tied by "10" numeral obliterators in black. Reverse with Durban transit cds (Aug 30) and Colchester arrival cds (Oct 1). Cover #23 in the Jorgensen census. Minor imperfections but a scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4610 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 3 d. dull rose, single example used with 6 d. olive-black (2) on 1882 cover from Pretoria to the 'Mission to the Heathen' in Berlin tied by 'Middelburg / Transvaal' datestamps (Jan 12) in black with "2½d." credit marking in red at right. Reverse with Pretoria cds of transit (Jan 13), 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Jan 25), London cds (Feb 24) in red and Berlin arrival cds (Feb 25). Cover #6 in the Jorgensen census. Overpaid 1½ d. but a rare and most appealing cover.rn 
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4611 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 6 d. olive-black, a single example used on 1880 cover to London tied by "13" numeral obliterator in black, with LYDENBURG / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds at left (Feb 7). Cape of Good Hope 1 d. rose-carmine (2) and single 4 d. blue (Gi 29+30) applied and each cancelled in manuscript with circular squiggle. Reverse with 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Feb 24) and obverse with faint 'London / Paid' in red. Cover #39 in the Jorgensen census. A fine and rare cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Scott Gallagher.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4612 Transvaal

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    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 6 d. olive-black, a vertical sheet marginal pair used on repaired 1883 envelope to Brora, Scotland tied by KIMBERLEY / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE squared circle datestamp of transit. Reverse with Kimberley cds (July 5), Cape Town cds and Brora arrival (Aug 1). Cover #29 in the Jorgenesen census. Faults but scarce. Cert. BPA (1995).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4613 Transvaal

    Combination Cover 1880 (Oct 16): Transvaal 1878 6 d. olive-black (Gi. 137), cancelled by "16" concerntric ring obliterator in black used on 1880 cover from Marabas Stad to Warminster, Wiltshire endorsed 'via Kimberley' in combination with 1864/77 Cape 6 d. bright lilac (Gi 25b) tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Oct 26) datestamps in black. Carried on the Union line "Durban" and reverse with fine PRETORIA / TRANSVAAL cds (Oct 16), Bath and Warminster cds's (Nov 15). A scarce late usage of the combination: over five months after the combination usages were mandatory.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 119.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4614 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 6 d. olive-black, two examples on 1880 double rate combination cover to Wigan tied by "1" numeral obliterators in black with faint PRETORIA / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds below. Cape of Good Hope 1865/76 6 d. mauve (2) applied for onward transmission (Gi. 25) tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds's (June). Reverse with Wigan and Hindley cds's (July 4). Unrecorded in the Jorgensen census, a scarce double rate usage but the cover with a few faults and a tad tired.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4615 Transvaal

    Combination Cover 1879: Cover endorsed at lower left ‘Free, F.M.J.Hutchinson, 4th King's Own Regiment’ addressed to his father, Colonel Hutchinson in London, mailed from "Sekukuni" and endorsed at left, franked by Transvaal 1878 6 d. olive-black tied in manuscript by receiver’s notation “extract from Despatch enclosed” and by Cape 1864/77 1 d. carmine in a horizontal pair and single 4 d. blue (Gi 29+30) tied by ‘Cape-Town / Cape Colony’ duplexes in black (Dec 25). Reverse with London arrival cds (Jan 23, 1880) in black. Closed opening tear on reverse, some edge wear of no significance, a fascinating and rare cover.rnrnNote: Hutchinson was recommended for the Victoria Cross for his conspicuous gallantry at the Battle of Ulundi. At the storming of Sekukuni, Hutchinson was mentioned in Russell's despatches of Nov. 28, 1879.rn 
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4616 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 6 d. olive-black, a diagonally bisected example used on 1882 cover to Zwagershoek, Waterburg, tied by circular "16" numeral obliterator with corresponding MARABAS STAD / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds alongside (Nov 19). Minor cover imperfections but a scarce and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4617 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 1 s. green, an unused block of six of fresh colour, large part og. A magnificent and rare multiple - one of the largest recorded Gi = £ 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4618 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: 1 s. green, a used example on 1880 cover endorsed 'via Kimberley & Cape' to Southall, Middlesex, tied by "13" numeral obliterator with corresponding LYDENBURG / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA despatch cds at left (July 26) in black. 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' transit cds on front and reverse with Southall arrival cds (Sept 1) in black. Cover #84 in the Jorgensen census. A fresh and fine cover.rnrnNote: The sender of this letter was Captain S. H. McLeod Nairne of the 94th Regiment. He fought at Ulundi and against Sekukini, but was a casualty of the First Anglo-Boer War, dying of his wounds at Bronkhorstspruit on 20 Dec 1880.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1305.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4619 Transvaal

    Recess by Bradbury Wilkinson, perf. 14, 14½ 1878/80: Collection on leaves with scarce ½ d. vermilion unused (4) and used (3, one at Christiania and a pair used at Nylsroom), 1 d. red-brown unused (10, incl. a block of four) and used (7, incl. a strip of three and a cover), 3 d. claret unused (7) and used (9), 4 d. sage unused (5) and used (4), 6 d. olive-black unused (5) and used (6), 1 s. green unused (2) and used (4), 2 s. blue unused (2) and used (6). A generally fine and scarce group Gi = £ 3'200+.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4620 Transvaal

    "1 Penny" Surcharges 1879 (April 22): 1 d. on 6 d. olive-black, a used block of four, marginal from left of sheet, surcharged in red Type10-10/12-12, cancelled by neat "23" numeral obliterators of Emigratie in black. Hinged for protection, a fine and rare multiple Gi = £ 1'160+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4621 Transvaal

    "1 Penny" Surcharges 1879 (April 22): 1 d. on 6 d. olive-black, strip of three (Surcharge Type 10, positions 1-3), a block of six (Surch. Type 12, positions 11-13, Surch. Type 13 positions 21-23) and a block of nine (Surch. Type 15, positions 31-33/41-43/51-53) all marginal from the left of the sheet of 60 subjects, used on piece of brown parcel cancelled by "1" numeral obliterators of Pretoria in black. A few small faults but a remarkable and extraordinary piece Gi = £ 750+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1324.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4622 Transvaal

    "1 Penny" Surcharges 1879 (April 22): 1 d. on 6 d. olive-black, an unused vertical strip of three showing surcharge Types 12/13/15 in black, of good colour, hinged as a precautionary measure, fresh and fine large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 495.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4623 Transvaal

    "1 Penny" Surcharges 1879 (April 22): 1 d. on 6 d. olive-black, a vertical strip of three used on 1879 cover from Utrecht to Pretoria, surcharge Types 12/13/15 in red, all tied by "11" numeral obliterators with corresponding UTRECHT / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds below (Aug 11). Pretoria arrival cds on reverse. Cover #22 in the Jorgensen census. A rare and lovely cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection David Crocker, RL, London, 5 Nov 1980, lot 1337.rn                  
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4624 Transvaal

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    "1 Penny" Surcharges 1879 (April 22): 1 d. on 6 d. olive-black, surcharged Type 16 in black, a fine unused example with large part og. Cert. RPSL (1963) Gi = £ 275.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4625 Transvaal

    Small "V. R." Overprints, Type 16a 1879 (Aug-Sept): 1 d. red on yellow, imperforate, a fine unused horizontal strip of three, large margins all round, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 210+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maria de La Queillerie, Harmers, London, 23 May 1972, ex lot 288.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4626 Transvaal

    Small "V. R." Overprints, Type 16a 1879 (Aug-Sept): 3 d. mauve on blued paper, imperforate, an unused horizontal strip of three with large even margins all round, non-constant variety "Missing First "a" in Tr nsvaal" and third stamp with "Broken L" in Transvaal and italic "R" in "V.R.", fresh and fine, large part og. A delightful and scarce multiple Gi = £ 210+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maris de La Queillerie, Harmers, London, 23 May 1972, ex lot 288.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4627 Transvaal

    Small "V. R." Overprints, Type 16a 1879 (Aug-Sept): 3 d. mauve on green paper, rouletted 15½-16, a fine used example, lightly cancelled in black. A rare stamp. Signed W. Houtzamer Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4628 Transvaal

    Small "V. R." Overprints, Type 16a 1879 (Aug-Sept): 1 d. red on yellow paper, pin-perforated 17, an unused example of this very rare stamp, only listed used by SG, fresh colour and large part og., closed tear at top does not detract Gi = unpriced, used = £ 850.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 10-11 March 1964, lot 509.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4629 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 1 d. black, single example used with 1878/80 6 d. olive-black diagonally bisected on 1884 cover to pay the 4 d. rate to Cape Town, tied by circular "8" numeral obliterator in black with corresponding ZEERUST / TRANSVAAL despatch cds (April 7) at left. Reverse with 'Potchefstroom' transit cds and the obverse with three line ADVERTISED / AND / UNCLAIMED in red. The address insufficent with no Box number and the adhesives struck with 'Returned Letter Office / Cape Town' cds in black (June 7) and presumably the letter returned to sender. Cover #55 in the Jorgensen census, flap missing but attractive and very scarce.rnrnNote: The cover would have been advertised in the 'Cape Times' and returned if unclaimed after two months.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4630 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 1 d. black, ten examples including a sheet marginal block of nine, used with 1878/80 6 d. olive-black in a top marginal pair, on 1885 registered cover from the Stamp Dealer E. Tamsen RDP to Den Haag, Netherlands tied by 'Tamsen' cachet in blue and by 'Gravenhage' arrival datestamp (April 23) in black and by internal toning on reverse. Obverse with framed REGISTERED / TRANSVAAL handstamp in black, large oval 'R' in black and London transit in red. Cover #91 in the Jorgensen census. A very scarce cover that opens well for Exhibit display.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4631 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 1 d. grey-black and 3 d. pale chestnut (3 examples) used on attractive 1884 cover from Kaap Goldfields (Kaapsche Hoop) to Kingston, Surrey tied by circular 'Z.A.R.' obliterators struck in violet with circular 'K. KOOP GOUDVELDEN' cds (Aug 25) in same ink. Reverse with 'Pretoria / Transvaal' transit in black (Aug 29), 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Sept 9) and Kingston on Thames arrival (Oct 1). Cover #72 in the Jorgensen census. A delightful and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4632 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 1 d. black, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from right of sheet, positions left pane 31-32, variety "Imperforate between vertically", central crease in the margin, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce pair Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4633 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 1 d. black, a used horizontal 'Interpanneau' pair, positions left pane 32 and right pane 25, variety "Imperforate between vertically", cancelled by "32" numeral obliterators of Spelonken in black. Minor creasing and heavy central crease in the interpanneau margin, a very rare pair Gi = £ 350 (unused).
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4634 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (April 5): 3 d. black on rose paper, 1878/80 4 d. sage-green vertical pair and 1882 1 d. on 4 d. sage-green (rare on letter) all used on 1883 cover from Potchefstroom to Hannover, Germany tied by circular target obliterators in black and by "2½d." red credit handstamp applied at Cape Town. Reverse with 'Potchefstroom / Transvaal' cds (May 23), Cape Town cds, London transit (June 27) and Hannover arrival cds. Cover #22 in the Jorgensen census. An attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4635 Transvaal

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    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (May 7): 3 d. chestnut, a used horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate between vertically", cancelled by 'Pretoria / Transvaal' cds (Feb 8, 1884) in black. Repaired at right well away from the design, fresh and fine, this pair being the "SG listing" example with enclosed letter to D. Aggersburg the catalogue editor. An extremely rare pair. Cert. BPA (1994) Gi = unpriced.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4636 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers, perforated 12 1883 (Aug 3): 1 s. green, a used block of twenty (4 x 5) with position 1 being tête-bêche both horizontally and vertically, the block used telegraphically and cancelled by 'Pretoria' datestamps (Aug 1884) in black. Exceptionally attractive and scarce multiple Gi = £ 300+.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4637 Transvaal

    Arms Issue 1883 (March 13): Enchedé Colour Trial / Plate Proof for 1 d. value, a complete imperforate sheet of 60 (10 x 6) on thin yellowish wove paper, printed in straw-yellow (issued in carmine), fresh and very fine, a very scarce sheet.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4638 Transvaal

    Surcharged HALVE PENNY 1885 (Aug): ½ d. on 1 s. green, optd. reading up, an unused block of four, positions 1-2/9-10 showing the tête-bêche variety, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare and splendid multiple. Signed W. Houtzamer Gi = £ 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4639 Transvaal

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    Arms Issue 1885/93: £ 5 deep green, perf. 12½, a superb unused block of four, of excellent colour and centering, positions 5-6/15-16 on the sheet of 60 subjects, fresh and very fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Rare. Cert. BPA (1992) Gi = £ 13'000+.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4640 Transvaal

    1885/1897: Surcharge Issues, the collection on leaves with 1885 ½ d. on 1 s. in unused blocks of four and six, Sept 1885 2 d. on 6 d. unused (2), ½ d. on 3 d. mauve unused (23, incl a block of twenty) and PRNNY and 'Inverted N' varieties unused, 1893 issue with many varieites unused, 1894 and 1895 'Wagon' issues unused including blocks of 5 s. imperf. Colour Trials in blue and in brown, imperf. Proof pairs in issued colours (4), 1895 Penny Postage complete sheet of 60 unused, covers (7) incl. a mixed franking with Orange River Colony etc.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4641 Transvaal

    1895 (March 16): The set of five values overprinted "Monster" (Specimen) in black, only found struck on these values, the ½ d. pearl-grey, 1 d. rose-red, 2 d. olive-bistre, 3 d. mauve and 1 s. green; all in horizontal strips of four, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce multiples Gi = £ 680+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4642 Transvaal

    1895 (July-Aug): ½ d. on 1 s. green surcharged in red, an unused block of ten, marginal from base of sheet, variety "Surcharge Double", fresh and fine, part og. with eight stamps unmounted og. Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4643 Transvaal

    Second British Occupation / V.R.I. 1900 (June 18): ½ d. green, a sheet marginal vertical pair with pre-overprinting paper fold, causing upper stamp to have "V." inverted, lower stamp without overprint, margin with "V.R." and reverse, on gum, showing curved "V.R.I.". Scarce and most unusual.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4644 Transvaal

    Second British Occupation 1900/01: Collection on leaves with June 1900 'V.R.I.' set to 10 s. unused and £ 5 deep green used (2, one with 1904 RPSL cert. and another used on piece) together with many 'No Stop' and similar varieties incl. 1 d. opt. double used, 1 d. pair with one stamp "R.I." of "V.R.I." missing (cert.), the £ 5 deep green reprint optd. "V.R.I." in a complete sheet of 60; "E.R.I." issue with "E" omitted variety on 1 d. unused (2) and a few interesting covers.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4645 Transvaal

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    Second British Occupation / V.R.I. 1900 (June 18): £ 5 deep green optd. 'V.R.I.', an unused example of excellent colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare and extremely elusive stamp. cert. BPA (2005) Gi = £ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4646 Transvaal

    1902/03: Definitive set of 16 to £ 5, wmk. Crown CA, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4647 Transvaal

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    1903 (Feb 1): £ 5 orange-brown & violet, wmk. Crown CA, a fine unused example of excellent colour, large part og. A scarce stamp. Signed A. Diena, Fiecchi. Cert. A. Diena (1973) Gi = £ 2'250.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4648 Transvaal

    1903 (Feb 1): £ 5 orange-brown & violet, wmk. Crown CA, a fine unused example of excellent colour, overprinted SPECIMEN in black with scarce "Broken "M" in SPECIMEN", fresh and fine, large part og.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4649 Transvaal

    1905/1909: Definitive set of four values, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, together with the set of four values optd. SPECIMEN in black, the 1 d. scarlet used with inverted wmk. variety, 1908 £ 1 green & violet in used blocks of four and of six used in Cape Town in the grace period and the 1907 Postage Due set of seven unused Gi = £ 750+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4650 Transvaal

    1905/09: 1 d. scarlet, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a fine used example with variety "Watermark Inverted", lightly cancelled in black. Scarce Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4651 Transvaal

    1905/09: 1 d. scarlet, a fine used horizontal pair with variety "Watermarked Cabled Anchor of Cape of Good Hope" in error, cancelled lightly in black. Scarce Gi = £ 650.rnrnProvenance: Tommy Allen (1981).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4652 Transvaal

    1909: Prepared for use but unissued, 2 d. grey, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, a fine unused example optd. SPECIMEN in black, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4653 Transvaal

    1900/02: Fiscals optd. 'V.R.I.' for Postage, the small group with 1 d. pale blue used (Volksrust, April 1902), 6 carmine in an unused block of six, 2 s. 6 d. dull purple in an unused marginal strip of three from base of sheet and £ 2 purple used with 1902 'Army Telegraphs' cds. A scarce group.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4654 Transvaal

    The Bakker Express 1887: ½ d. on azure paper (Nylstroom) in an unused corner block of four with slight crease in margin, 1 d. on rose (Pretoria), a vertical corner pair and ½ d. on white (Te Betalen / Postage Due) - the error for 2 d., in an unused horizontal pair. A seldom seen group, see Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia page 113.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4655 Transvaal

    Pietersburg Emergency Issues 1901 (March 20-April 3): Type-set by De Zoutpansberg Wachter Press in Pietersburg, the phenomenal collection of these issues, produced by the Transvaal Government whilst under Siege by the British forces, all issued stamps having the initialled signature of the Controller of Posts, J.T. de V. Smit in black or occasionally red ink; the collection formed by two exceptional purchases - complete sheets of 12 (6 x 2) both imperforate and perforated 11½ with different printings represented from Allan Leverton in July 1993 and the complete collection formed by Erik F. Hurt (1890-1952) who wrote 'Local Postage Stamps of the World' in conjunction with the Williams brothers. Beginning with a Die Proof of the unadopted ½ d. value imperforate in blue on pale brown paper, thereafter with sheets of 1 d. (upper and lower) imperf. and perf., a cto Pietersburg used sheet (April 3), 2nd. printing sheets of 24 of the 1 d., sheets of 12 cancelled at Houtboschdorf (April 4), 2 d. orange sheet imperf., and perf. (2), 2 d. sheet of 24 half of the stamps cancelled (April 3), 4 d. in an unused block of 22, 6 d. upper and lower sheets of 12, thereafter with singles, pairs, blocks unused and 'used' with all the plate varieties noted throughout. A marvellous collection formed by three outstanding and knowledgeable students of classic philately (427 items).rn 
    Starting bid : 3,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4656 Transvaal

    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): ½ d. green, two examples surcharged 'V.R.I.', used on small piece cancelled by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Oct 6, 1900). Scarce and very fine. Cert. BPA (2006) Gi = £ 380.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4657 Transvaal

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    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): 1 d. rose-red & green surcharged 'V.R.I.', a used example, marginal from top of sheet, tied to small piece by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Oct 6, 1900). Scarce and very fine. Cert. BPA (2006) Gi = £ 170.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 190.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4658 Transvaal

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    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): 2 d. brown & green surcharged 'V.R.I.', a used example, tied to small piece by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Oct 6, 1900). Scarce and very fine. Cert. BPA (2006) Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4659 Transvaal

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    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): 2½ d. blue & green surcharged 'V.R.I.', a used example, tied to small piece by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Sept 20, 1900). Scarce and very fine. Cert. PFSA (1987) Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4660 Transvaal

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    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): 3 d. on 1 d. rose-red & green surcharged 'V.R.I.', a used example, tied to small piece by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Sept 24, 1900). Scarce and very fine. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 140.rnrnProvenance: Collection G. H. Jonkers, Harmers, London, 26 Aug 1999, lot 1376.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4661 Transvaal

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    Lydenburg Occupation 1900 (Sept): 1 s. ochre & green surcharged 'V.R.I.', a used example, cancelled by ARMY POST OFFICE / SOUTH AFRICA datestamp in violet (Sept 24, 1900). Slight corner crease not affecting appearance but rare. Cert. Brandon (1992) Gi = £ 3'750.rnrnProvenance: Collection G. H. Jonkers, Harmers, London, 26 Aug 1999, lot 1379.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4662 Transvaal

    Rustenburg Occupation 1900 (June 22): ½ d. green, 1 d. rose-red & green, 2 d. brown & green, 3 d. purple & green and 6 d. lilac & green;  all surcharged 'V.R.' in violet, each cancelled by large part RUSTENBURG squared circle datestamp (June, 1900) in black. The rare 6 d. with corner fault and blunted perfs. A scarce group Gi = £ 1'240.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4663 Transvaal

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    Rustenburg Occupation 1900 (June 22): 2 s. 6 d. dull violet & green, surcharged 'V.R.' in violet, a fine used example tied to small piece by RUSTENBURG squared circle datestamp (June 22, 1900) in black. Trivial unobtrusive short perf. at base, an extremely rare stamp. Cert. David Crocker (1990) Gi = £ 4'500.rnrnProvenance: Collection G. H. Jonkers, Harmers, London, 26 Aug 1999, lot 1382.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4664 Transvaal

    Schweizer Renecke Occupation 1900 (Sept): ½ d. green handstamped BESIEGED in black, tied to small piece by 'Schweizer Reneke' datestamp (Sept 12, 1900) in black. Scarce Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 140.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4665 Transvaal

    Schweizer Renecke Occupation 1900 (Sept): 1 d. rose-red & green handstamped BESIEGED in black, cancelled by 'Schweizer Reneke' datestamp (Sept 11, 1900) in black, some backing paper and one blunted corner perf. at upper left. Scarce Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4666 Transvaal

    Schweizer Renecke Occupation 1900 (Sept): 2 d. brown & green handstamped BESIEGED in black, cancelled by 'Schweizer Reneke' datestamp (Sept 12, 1900) in black, cut close but clear of perforations. Scarce Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4667 Transvaal

    Schweizer Renecke Occupation 1900 (Sept): Cape of Good Hope ½ d. green (2) and 1 d. carmine (2) each handstamped BESIEGED in black, each individually tied to unaddressed Transvaal 'In Dienst' envelope by 'Schweizer Reneke' datestamps (Sept 12, 1900) in black. Scarce and very fine Gi = £ 2'400.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4668 Transvaal

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    Wolmaransstad Occupation 1900 (June 24): ½ d. green horizontal pair, applied to Thomas Leask printed envelope, handstamped "Cancelled / V-R-I." in blue. Minimal aging to envelope, fresh, fine and rare. Cert. PFSA (1988) Gi = £ 750 as unused.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4669 Transvaal

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    Wolmaransstad Occupation 1900 (June 24): 1 d. rose-red & green applied to Thomas Leask printed envelope, handstamped "Cancelled / V-R-I." in blue. Minimal aging to envelope, fresh, fine and rare. Cert. PFSA (1988) Gi = £ 250 as unused.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4670 Transvaal

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    Wolmaransstad Occupation 1900 (June 24): 2 d. brown & green used on small piece, handstamped "Cancelled / V-R-I." in blue, cancelled by part 'Wolmaransstad' cds in black.. Rare. Cert. Brandon (1993) Gi = £ 2'250.rnrnProvenance: Collection G. H. Jonkers, Harmers, London, 26 Aug 1999, lot 1383.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4671 Transvaal

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    Wolmaransstad Occupation 1900 (June 24): 6 d. lilac & green addressed to Mrs. Leask on a Thomas Lask printed envelope, handstamped "Cancelled / V-R-I." in blue, tied by 'Wolmaransstad' datestamp in violet (June 24, 1900). Minimal aging to envelope, fresh, fine and rare. Cert. BPA (2006) Gi = £ 6'500.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4672 Transvaal

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    Wolmaransstad Occupation 1900 (June 24): Penny Postage 1 d. red applied to Thomas Leask printed envelope, handstamped "Cancelled / V-R-I." in blue. Minimal aging to envelope, fresh, fine and rare. Cert. PFSA (1988) Gi = £ 250 as unused.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4673 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain Jubilee issue overprinted, the complete set of ten values to 5 s. rose (the 1 d. was never surcharged), all of good colour, surcharged with italic SPECIMEN by hand (Samuel Type NA1) in violet, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare and most attractive set.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4674 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain 5 s. rose, an unused block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, surcharged with italic SPECIMEN by hand (Samuel Type NA1) in violet, minor margin corner bend, second stamp with one blunt perf. at top otherwise fresh and very fine, superb unmounted og. A rare and most attractive multiple.rn 
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4675 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain Jubilee issue overprinted, the complete set of eleven values to 5 s., all of good colour, overprinted CANCELLED (Type 14) in black, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare and elusive set.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 70.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4676 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain Jubilee issue overprinted, the complete set of ten values to 5 s. rose (the 1 d. was never surcharged), all in vertical or horizontal strips of five as distributed by the UPU from Berne, of vibrant rich colours, all surcharged with italic SPECIMEN by hand (Samuel Type NA1) in violet, fresh and very fine, superb large part or unmounted og. An extremely rare and most attractive set.rnrnProvenance: RL, London, 7 May 1992, lot 303.rn 
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4677 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain Jubilee issue overprinted, the complete set of eleven values in unused blocks of four to 5 s., all fresh and very fine unused, good colours, large part or unmounted og. A very scarce and most attractive set Gi = £ 4'400+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 10 March 1964, lot 739.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4678 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: Great Britain Jubilee issue overprinted, the complete set of eleven values to 5 s., all fresh and very fine unused, good colour, large part og. A scarce and most attractive set, the 5 s. signed A. Diena Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4679 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion, a used horizontal pair on 1895 cover to Durban tied by NKANDHLA / ZULULAND cds of despatch (March 30). Underpaid for the 2 d. rate and struck with circular "T" marking in black and "2d" circular charge marking (double the 1 d. deficiency), both being struck in Eshowe. The adhesives also tied by "Point / Natal" cds, reverse with "Eshowe / Zuluand" cds (April 1) and Durban arrival cds (April 2). Illustrated in the 'Postal Markings of Natal' on page 80. A charming and extremely rare #1 cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Bill Hart, Cavendish, Derby, 25-26 June 1993, lot 485.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4680 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion, two used horizontal pairs on 1893 cover to Johannesburg, Transvaal, correctly rated at 2 d. but one pair un-cancelled, the other cancelled by under-inked "Lower Tugela / Natal" datestamps in black. Further "Lower Tugela / Natal" cds on reverse (Feb 24), "Durban / Natal" transit cds (Feb 25) and Johannesburg arrival cds (Feb 27). Small envelope imperfections but scarce.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4681 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion, 5 d. dull purple & blue and optd. on Natal ½ d dull green (without stop) all used on 1894 registered cover to Nylstroom, Transvaal tied by ESHOWE 7 ZULULAND cds's (June 1) in black. Red "Register" handstamp at left and reverse with 'Durban / Natal' cds (June 4) and 'Pretoria / ZAR' cds in black. A most attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4682 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion used with 1894 ½ d. dull mauve & green in a horizontal pair and 1 d. dull mauve & carmine, on 1894 cover cover to Streatham, London tied by neat ESHOWE / ZULULAND datestamps (Dec 31) in black. Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' cds (Jan 1, 1895) and London arrival cds (Jan 26). A charming and very scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1522.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4683 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: ½ d. vermilion and 1894/96  d. dull mauve & carmine in a horizontal pair, used on 1894 cover to Reading, tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's in black (Oct 4). Reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds (Oct 5) and Reading arrival (Oct 29) in black. Slight peripheral age spots but an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4684 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 1 d. lilac, a fine used example tied to piece by circular RORKE'S DRIFT / ZULULAND cachet in violet. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4685 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 1 d. lilac used on 1891 Soldier's Letter to Bridlington, Yorkshire, endorsed at top "from Pte. J. Sanderson, East Yorkshire Regt., Zululand", countersigned by a Captain in the Mounted Company at base, the adhesive tied by "Eshowe / Zululand" cds in black. Reverse with "Durban / Natal" cds (March 19) and Bridlington arrival cds (April 20). Small faults as usual, part of flap missing but a rare cover.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4686 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 1 d. lilac, a fine used example tied to 1888 cover to Pietermaritzburg, Natal tied by circular POST OFFICE / ENTONJANENI in black (Sept 26). Reverse with "Eshowe" cds, "Lower Tugela / Natal" cds, '"Durban / Natal" cds (Sept 30) and "GPO / Natal" cds of arrival. A fine and most attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Robson, Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 105.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4687 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 1 d. deep purple, 2 d. green & carmine, 3 d. purple on yellow, 4 d. green & deep brown and pair of 6 d. purple on rose-red, all used on 1891 registered cover to New York tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (March 4) in black. Large oval 'R' below and reverse with 'Durban / Natal' cds, 'Registered / Liverpool' transit (March 30) and Boston arrival in violet (April 11). A most attractive franking.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4688 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 2½ d. purple on blued, used on 1893 cover from Eshowe to Montreal, Canada tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (March 25) in black. Reverse with "Durban / Natal" cds (March 26), London cds in red (April 20) and Montreal arrival cds (April 28) in black. A scarce cover to a most unusual destination.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1519.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4689 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 2½ d. purple on blued, used on 1893 cover from Eshowe to Kristiania, Norway tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (Dec 23) in black. Reverse with "Durban / Natal" cds (Dec 25) and Kristiania arrival cds (Jan 25, 1894). A scarce cover to a most unusual destination.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1517.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4690 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 2½ d. purple on blued, used on 1893 cover from 'New Mission Station', Eshowe to Kristiania, Norway tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (Oct 1) in black. Reverse with "Durban / Natal" cds (Oct 4), London transit in red (Oct 30) and Kristiania arrival cds. A scarce cover to a most unusual destination.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 Feb 1995, lot 1516.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4691 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 4 d. green & deep brown, 5 d. dull purple & blue in unused blocks of four and 6 d. purple on red in a top marginal block of twelve (4 x 3) showing the complete marginal ornament; the 4 d. block superb with large part og., 5 d. block with nibbed perfs. at left, the 6 d. block unmounted og. Scarce group Gi = £ 900+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4692 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/93: 5 d. dull purple & blue, a used example, variety "Watermark Inverted", cancelled by "Eshowe / Zululand" cds in black. Extremely fine and very rare Gi = £ 1'800.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4693 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/93: 5 d. dull purple & blue, a used horizontal strip of four tied to small piece by ESHOWE / ZULUAND datestamps (May 25, 1896) in black. A charming and scarce piece Gi = £ 480+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4694 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 5 d. dull purple and blue, used on 1894 cover from Eshowe to Nylstroom, Transvaal at double rate, tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (June 4) in black. Reverse with "Durban / Natal" cds (June 6) and faint Pretoria cds (June 9). A most attractive and scarce coverrnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4695 Zululand

    Overprinted ZULULAND 1888/1893: 1 s. dull green, a single example used on 1894 registered OHMS cover to Montreal, Canada tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (May 16) in black. Oval 'R' at left and reverse with Durban cds (May 18), oval 'Registered / Liverpool' datestamp (June 11) and Montreal arrival cds (June 21). The cover with closed tear at top and slightly trimmed at left but a remarkable and rare usage.rnrnProvenance: RL, London, 19 Nov 1996, lot 232.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4696 Zululand

    Overprinted 'ZULULAND.' at Pietermaritzburg 1888 (July): Natal ½ d. dull green, an unused example showing variety: "Double Overprint" in black, fresh and fine, large part og. with unused normal for comparison, signed Oliva. Rare Gi = £ 1'150+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4697 Zululand

    Overprinted 'ZULULAND.' at Pietermaritzburg 1888 (July): Natal ½ d. dull green, an unused vertical strip of three with Plate Number "1" in sheet margin at top, the two upper stamps with variety: "ZULULAND. Omitted" (although there is a trace of the overprint in margin and on second stamp), the third stamp with the overpint to the left of centre, fresh and very fine but for one or two tiny fox marks on gum, large part og. An extremely rare variety Gi = £ 7'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Robson, RL, London, 7 May 1992, lot 359.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4698 Zululand

    Overprinted 'ZULULAND' at Pietermaritzburg 1888 (July): Natal ½ d. dull green, without stop, an unused block of eight of fine colour and superb unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 240+.
    Starting bid : 80.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4699 Zululand

    Overprinted 'ZULULAND' by De La Rue 1893 (Nov 29): Natal 6 d. dull purple, a used block of nine in a deep shade, all cancelled by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds's (April 10, 1896) in black. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 495.rnrnProvenance: Harrmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 89.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4700 Zululand

    Overprinted 'ZULULAND' by De La Rue 1893 (Nov 29): Natal 6 d. dull purple, a used example on registered cover to Nylstroom tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (June 1) in black. Red "Register" at left and reverse with 'Durban / Natal' transit cds and Pretoria cds. A charming and attractive correctly rated cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Robson, RL, London, 7 May 1992.rn                   Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 118.rn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF
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