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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - South Africa
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1901 (July 13) Boer War usage of British 2d Registration Envelope to Largs Bay endorsed "From/Lt [?]/IBC" at upper-left, ORC 1d & 6d Surcharges tied by 'HEILBRON/ORC' cds, 'Passed Censor' h/s in violet, Cape Town transit & Adelaide arrival b/s of AU20/01, repaired flap fault. Boer War covers to South Australia are very scarce.
C of A - Postal History
1939-44 inwards airmail covers including from Argentina 1939 at 1p95c rate, India 1941 twice censored, Panama 1944 at 90c rate with postal tax unpaid but forwarded after additional 1c affixed and cachet crossed-out, USA x2 at 70c PanAm Clipper rate, condition mixed but mostly fine. NO RESERVE.
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British Commonwealth Revenues accumulation including extensive range of Cape of Good Hope QV issues to £10 some with postal cancels, noted 1890 7/6d on 'Quitrent Receipt', 12/- green * x3, 1d green on yellow x100+, 1897 3/- & £1 on partial 'Deed of Transfer', 'Hope' issues to 7/6d * & 10/- used, KEVII to 5/- and a few 'CIGARETTE/DUTY' overprints, plus India & States, South Africa noted KGVI £5 blue x70+, also some West Indies, Mauritius, Canada, Hong Kong, etc, condition variable but many fine.
Carton of stockbooks with a wide-ranging miscellany including some Australia, 1937 Coronation album with some unmounted sets including Hong Kong, New Guinea Dated Birds £1 used block of 4, Papua 5/- dual Mongram strip of 3, lots of Hong Kong including QV 2c green supeb mint block of 4, Jubilee set (**), Annigoni $10 Plate Numbers block of 6 & modern array including sheets, Canada 1970s blocks, some useful South Africa, Niue 3d Bird mint block of 4, Macau 1958 Charity 2a block of 20 Imperf Horizontally, Germany 1921 Germania 8mk booklet (superb!), Cocos 1963 CTO blocks of 12 (2/3d with imprint), New Zealand Health M/Ss, etc etc.
Large carton with an attractive Japanese group including Geishas, box of South Africa x100+, 'History of the Postcard' including a lovely group of British cartes de visite with four of Queen Victoria in mourning, original artwork on artboard for five humorous cards, Valentines '12/Permanent Photographic Views/of/The Great White City/London 1908' packet with 11 of the views (not PPCs), Star Series 'Naval Life' album of 36 rouletted real photo cards of shipboard activites, 'Postmen of the World' series of 48 trade cards, 1914 & 1936 German albums with German Colonies cigarette cards (?) affixed within, etc etc. A collection for the serious postcard afficionado.
(Qty few 100)
SOUTH AFRICA: 1910 Opening of the Union Parliament 2½d blue SG 1 with small italicised h/s (Samuel Type SA1), lightly mounted, Cat £550. Superb! Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2012)
SOUTH AFRICA: 1913-20 KGV ½d to 10/- complete SG 3-16, very lightly mounted, Cat £1400 including the Pound. Superb!
SOUTH AFRICA: 1911 'FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN AERIAL POST' postcard showing monoplane over Table Mountain, to Albury NSW with "Happy New Year" message and KGV 1d tied 'SEA POINT/DE29/11' cds, 'FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN/KENILWORTH/DEC-30-11/AERIAL POST' and similar '... MUIZENBERG ...' cachets on face, 'MU[IZENBE]RG/-3JAN12' transit d/s alongside, forwarded to Queenscliff Vic, a few blemishes. Intended for 30.12.1911 flight which was delayed and carried on 3.01.1912; the earliest airmail item from South Africa to Australia and the only recorded example of this flight sent to Australia.
SOUTH AFRICA: 1934-42 group with variety of frankings including Pictorials with bi-lingual pairs, noted 1939 Robertson Stamp Co cover with 'OFFICIAL' overprints, 1940 registered with Pictorials 6d x5 & 2/6d and 'R/SUNLAND' cachet, 1940 to Waratah NSW with Newcastle '9-dot' censor label & altered Sydney '[ ] 7' cachet ('S' excised), etc, condition variable but mostly fine.
AEROGRAMMES: 1945 commercial usage of South Africa 3d Aerogramme (English inscription) with 'Swaziland' overprint in Black, to Transvaal with Overprinted Victory 1d tied by scarce 'GOEDGEGUN/24DEC45' cds (Christmas Eve), lengthy personal message in German, minor blemishes.
AEROGRAMMES: 1945 commercial usage of South Africa 3d Aerogramme (Afrikaans inscription) with 'Swaziland' overprint in Black, to Sweden with KGVI 3d blue added tied by scarce 'HLATIKULU/-3NOV1947' cds, lengthy personal message in German, minor blemishes.
AEROGRAMMES: 1949 usage of South Africa 6d Globe Aerogramme with 'SWAZILAND' overprint in red, to Germany with 'MBABANE/28 II 49' cds, lengthy personal message in German, British Occupation Zone '[crown]/4703' censor cachet in violet tying brown resealing tape at top, minor blemishes.