Prestige Philately Auction 236 CatalogueBRITISH AFRICA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 44 Lots in Category - BRITISH AFRICA
Useful balance with East Africe & Uganda 1907-08 'SPECIMEN' set; Egypt 1914 Pictorials 20m to 200m; Seychelles largely complete to 1952 - no KGVI 1r green - plus some Plate Numbers to 2r25c, 1903 Surcharges 'Specimen' set, KGV to 5r, 1952 Pictorials marginal set (**), etc; Uganda 1896 1a 3a & 8a and 1898 1r & 5r; Zanzibar with a few rupee values & a few Postage Due varieties, etc; also some British Occupation of Italian Colonies, Morocco Agencies & Tangier; a few minor problems but generally very fine.
(Qty few 100)
BASUTOLAND: Attractive collection with KGV set, Coronation 'SPECIMEN' set, KGVI set + 1½d Tower Flaw, QEII set, Decimal Surcharges including '10c' Type II x2, '25c' Type II, 'R1' Type I x5 including an irregular strip of 4, Type II & Type III x3, etc, the QEII issues are unmounted, Cat £1700+.
BECHUANALAND: Appealing collection with Stellaland 1/- block of 4 (two units **); British Bechuanaland 1885 ½d with Opt in Red x5, 3d SG 2 x2, 4d SG 3 x2, Anchor Wmk 2d, 1888 ½d with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, 1888 Keyplates to 2/6d x3 plus a few imperf proofs, Surcharges '2d.' '6d.' x2 & '1s.', etc; Bechuanaland Protectorate 'Protectorate' Overprints to '6d.' x2 including ½d with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, '4d.' in Black & in Red, ½d with 'Protectorate' Inverted SG 54a, Overprints on GB x2 sets + to 6d with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, KEVII 1d with arc 'SPECIMEN' & 1/- SG 71 x2, KGV 1½d corner block of 16 (**), 3d two blocks of 25 (**), 1/- Control 'C.13' block of 4 (*/**), 1/- & 5/- both with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, KGVI set plus some blocks, Wedding 10/- (**), QEII set, Decimal Surcharges including 'R1' all three types (Type I with BPA Certificate), 1961 Pictorials **, Postage Dues 1d SG D2 block of 6 (**), Postal Fiscals SG F1 & F3, etc; generally very fine, Cat £6000+.
(Qty few 100)
GAMBIA: Neat collection with Cameos Imperf 4d & 6d, CC to 6d x4 (three identified as Sideways Wmk), CA including ½d with the Watermark Sideways Inverted block of 4 (**), 1d sheetlet of 15, 4d block of 4 (*/**) & 'SPECIMEN' set of 4, 1898-1902 set plus 3d SG 41b, KGV including 5/- SG 102 & 4/- SG 117 plus SG 108-117 'SPECIMEN' set, 1938-46 Elephants set plus 10/- block of 4 (*/**), 1953-59 marginal set (**), etc, a few pulled perfs but generally very fine, Cat £2500+.
(Qty 280 approx)
GAMBIA: 1869 No Wmk Cameos 4d pale brown & 6d deep blue SG 2 & 3 both marginal examples with margins good to huge, large-part o.g., Cat £1050. Superb!
GOLD COAST: Selection with 1876-84 CC ½d x2, 2d x3 & 4d, CA to 2/- including 1/- block of 4 (*/**), 'ONE/PENNY.' on 6d orange, 1898-99 ½d & blocks of 18,1d on 6d SG 36 block of 4 (*/**), KEVII to 5/- including 1907-13 1d red blocks of 6 & 12, KGV to 5/- x2 & 10/-, War Tax 1d on 1d block of 36, several Plate Number items, 1928 Harrison set, Jubilee set x4, 1938-43 Castles to 5/- x5, 1948 Pictorials to 10/- x3 plus 2/- to 10/- blocks of 4 (**), 1952-54 QEII set, etc, a few minor problems in the earlier issues but generally very fine, Cat £3000+.
KENYA, UGANDA & TANGANYIKA: Handy collection with British East Africa Suns most values to 5r plus SG 27 & 28 and with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, BEA Overprints on BEA ½a & 2r SG 44 (straight edge at top), on India to 3r including '2½' Type 14 on 1a6p (unissued; aged) and on Zanzibar set of 6, 1896-1901 set to 5r, 1897-1903 High Values 1r & 2r; East Africa & Uganda CA 2r & MCA to 2r including 4a & 8a blocks of 4 (**) plus 'SPECIMEN' set (a few tonespots); Kenya & Uganda values to 10/-; KUT KGVI range to £1 x3 (pair **), Wedding £1 (**), QEII 1954-59 & 1960-62 sets; Tanganyika Giraffes to 10/- with 10c yellow block of 6 (**) & KGV 30c blue corner block of 6 (*/**) & KGV 10/- imperf proof; etc, a few problems but generally very fine, Cat £5000++.
(Qty few 100)
KENYA, UGANDA & TANGANYIKA: East Africa & Uganda 1919 '4/cents' on 6c scarlet SG 64 group with proof of the overprint block of 4, Bars Omitted x2 (one with the Surcharge Grossly Misplaced), Surcharge Double, Surcharge Inverted, Grossly Misplaced Surcharge corner block of 4, pair with Bars at Base (not listed by Gibbons), and with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, Cat £675 plus the unlisted items.
(Qty 8 items)
NIGERIA: Attractive collection with Lagos CC Perf 12½ ½d x2 & Perf 14 6d, CA 2d blue & 4d carmine, New Colours 2d grey x2 & KEVII to 10/-; Oil Rivers 1892-94 set; Niger Coast 1894 (Jan) to 1/- x3 & (May) to 1/- x3, and 1897-98 CA to 10/- x2; Northern Nigeria QV to 2/6d plus 'SPECIMEN' set, KEVII to 10/-; Southern Nigeria QV to 10/-, KEVII to 5/- & KGV 10/- x2; and Nigeria KGV Keyplates to 10/-, KGV Pictorials Perf 12½x13 1½d & 3d, KGVI 4d orange x3; etc, generally very fine, Cat £4000+.
(Qty few 100)
NIGERIA: Lagos: 1894 1d Postal Card commercially used to Switzerland endorsed "Lagos/28/1/94" on face in red, posted on German Woerman Line steamer & with boxed 'AUS/WESTAFRIKA' cancel applied at Hamburg & another very fine strike alongside, 'BERN/23 II 94' arrival on face where taxed with "Fr 1.15", a couple of minor creases.
No longer available
NORTHERN RHODESIA: Tidy collection with KGV to 10/- (ex 3/-) & 'SPECIMEN' set (no 3/-, issued in 1929), all a bit tropicalised, KGVI to 20/- x3 including 1½d carmine x8 including a block of 4 (**), 1½d yellow-ochre with Tick Bird, 2d yellow-ochre x6 including a block of 4 (**), and 2/6d & 3/- blocks of 4 (**), Wedding 20/-, QEII to 20/- x2 (one set **), Arms set x2 plus some nice Colour Shifts and 3d (fault) 4d & 9d each with the Value Omitted (**), Postage Dues including 1929 set punctured 'SPECIMEN' and 1963 6d & 1/- corner blocks of 10 (**), etc, apart from the KGV issues generally very fine, Cat £4500+.
NYASALAND: Attractive collection with British Central Africa 'BCA' Overprints including 1d corner block of 12 with Papermaker's Watermark, 6d ultramarine, 8d red & ultramarine, 1/- x3, 2/-, 2/6d grey-purple, 3/-, 4/- x2, 5/- & 10/- plus the three Surcharges, Arms CC 3/- & 5/-, 1897-1900 Redrawn Arms 2/6d x2 & 4/-, KEVII 10/- & £10 'SPECIMEN' (small faults); Nyasaland 1908-11 KEVII 4/-, KGV MCA 10/- & £1 and Script to 5/- x2, Jubilee strip (1d) or blocks of 4 (**), KGVI set + extra ** £1, 1953-54 QEII Pictorials (**), Postage Due 3d blocks of 4 x3 & 6 x2, etc; also Nyasaland Field Force set of 5, 'SPECIMEN' set (**), 1d pane of 60 with the four constant flaws (minor perf separation, most units **) and 3d Very Small Stop in block of 4 (*/**); generally very fine, Cat £6500+.
(Qty few 100)
NYASALAND: 1937-51 KGVI issues complete plus 5/- SG 141a & a second 10/- that we don't think is SG 142, and the Postage Dues, Cat £800.
RHODESIA & NYASALAND: Selection with basic issues complete plus 1954 imperf plate proof ½d to 1/- corner blocks of 4 with printer's notations & 10/- corner block of 6 (closed tear in the margin only), Victoria Falls 3d Wing Flaw (**), 1959-62 Pictorials 4d with Misplaced Vignette, etc.
(Qty few 100)
RHODESIA: Collection with a few earlies, Northern Rhodesia 1963 Arms **; Southern Rhodesia Admirals mint set & used to 2/-, Field Marshalls 2/6d & 5/- **, KGVI set **, 1953 & 1964 Pictorials **; Rhodesia & Nyasaland complete **; Rhodesia 1963-78 issues apparently complete **; etc, generally very fine but some of the earlier used material has dubious cancellations.
(Qty few 100)
RHODESIA: 1892-1908 British South Africa Company collection with 1892-93 6d 2/- & 5/- imperf plate proofs, all listed shades to £1 (ex 5/-) plus 1d block of 6 (*/**) & 2/6d SG 6 marginal block of 4 (*/**), 1892 Surcharges '½d.' x2, '4d.' & '8d.' x2, 1892-94 set plus 2d 3d 4d & 4/- blocks of 4 (*/**) & 3d block of 8 (*/**), 1895 4d blocks of 4 x2 (one **), 1896-97 Die I (Dot) set plus 8d 'Specimen' block of 4 and Die II (No Dot) to 10/-, 1896 'One Penny' on 4/- & 'THREE/PENCE.' on 5/- x2, Overprints on CofGH set x2 + 1d block of 4, 1897 3d & 6d (**) blocks of 4, 1898-1908 to 5/- plus ½d blocks of 12 & 16, 1d blocks of 12 & 21, 1d Imperf Pair SG 78b, 2d Imperf at Top and 'Specimen' Opt on 1d block of 6, 2½d block of 12, 6d & 1/- blocks of 4 & £1 single, Victoria Falls set x3 plus 1d sheet of 25, etc, some hinge remainders but otherwise generally very fine, Cat £9000++.
RHODESIA: 1898-1908 BSAC Small Arms 1d rose horizontal pair Imperf Between SG 77c, light 'KOPJE SALISBURY/19FEB02/S RHODESIA' cds, Cat £900.
RHODESIA: 1898-1908 BSAC Arms £5 deep blue SG 92 punctured 'SPECIMEN' (reading downwards), well centred, no gum.
RHODESIA: 1905-24 Rhodesia issues with 1905 'RHODESIA' Overprints 1d block of 8 & Waterlow Imprint block of 4 (both **), 6d two blocks of 4, 1/- strip of 4, 2/6d & £1, 1909 Surcharges '5d' on 6d marginal block of 6 (**) & punctured 'SPECIMEN' set, good range of Admirals to £1 SG 242 (unused) including 1d block of 40 with Waterlow Imprint (some toning but **), 3d block of 4, 2/- x4, 2/6d, 3/- x3, 5/- x4, 7/6d SG 252, etc, and 1917 'Half/Penny' on 1d pane of 60 - no margins, most units ** - with Wider Spaced Lettering varieties, some hinge remainders noted but generally very fine, Cat £4000 approximately. Personal assessment is recommended.
RHODESIA: 1910-13 Double Heads comprising ½d x4, 1d block of 4, 2d x3, 2½d pair & block of 4, 3d x2, 4d x4, 5d x3, 6d x9, 8d, 1/-, 2/- x3, 2/6d, 5/- x4 (one with Clandestine Roulettes) & 10/-, some with SG numbers noted but personal assessment is recommended, large-part o.g. some with hinge remainders but generally very fine, Cat £3500+ minimum, not including the clandestine roulette. A beautiful lot.