Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueCatalogue by countryRhodesia
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Rhodesia
British Africa bundle from Sudan x22, Rhodesia x25 (mostly related to Victoria Falls or Rhodes' Grave), Uganda x2, Tanganyika x3, Kenya x8, Zanzibar x5, and a couple of others, condition variable but generally fine to very fine & mostly unused. Ex Keith Harrison.
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British Empire selection including Rhodesia Penhalonga multi-view used in Mozambique; Mauritius x8 including real photo "Infantry Barracks"; St Helena "The Wharf", unused; others from India, Malaya, etc, condition variable. Ex Keith Harrison.
British Africa selection including Somaliland 1927 "Post Office Bay", Rhodesia x5, SWA x5 (two from German Period), Southern Nigeria & Zanzibar x16 (a couple of very early cards & 1906 - unfortunately defective - to British Central Africa, some postal history/postmark interest including World War I Indian Forces in Kenya & Tanganyika, condition variable.
Bulawayo group for local publishers Smart & Copley x4, Preece & Harrison, Bulawayo News Agency & Geo Brown, two with small portrait and "Rhodesia - Our Dr Jim" at upper right, subjects include "Funeral Cortege of Cecil John Rhodes Passing Grand Hotel" (minor split at base), "In room marked X the Jamieson raid was planned", real photo "Bulawayo Club and Rhodes Statue" etc, several postally used including two with 1d Double Heads, condition varied but generally fine to very fine. [See also Lots 22 & 25]
Attractive group with native studies , "Zigua Village", "General view Gaika Mine"', "Manica Road Salisbury", "Mid day halt en route" and Victoria Falls x5, several are real photo types, one with 'RHODESIA' overprinted 1d and two with Double Heads 1d, good to very fine, seven are unused.
1913 real photo of three automobiles parked by Rhodes' statue in Bulawayo, to GB with 1d Admiral and message "A souvenir of the arrival of the Cape to Cairo motor expedition...", minor bend at upper left.