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2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine mint, remarkably clean gum for these. RARE. SG 273a
2/-, black and chocolate. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce. SG 273 shade
 
Note: this is the first time we have been able to offer a mint example of this distinct shade
£3,750
£750
Last updated: 2nd June, 2019
MA1323 d to 1. A complete set of 19 values, mixed dies and perfs, a selected set very fine and fresh mint. SG between 118b-243 £925
OVERPRINTED SPECIMEN IN BLACK
MA1324 Complete set of 19 values, including the 1917 1d, overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel types W2 and W3). The original set of 18 remarkably fine, fresh and lightly hinged, 1d with trace of gum only. Much above average. Scarce as such. SG between 186s and 249s £2,100
MA569 3d, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2), in addition showing light part receiving cancel from a receiving authority, this probably Gabon as noted in pencil on reverse. Fine without gum. SG 215s £50
MA1430 7/6, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel type W2). Exceptionally fine mint. SG 240s SOLD
FISCALLY CANCELLED
½d, 1d, 1½d and 2½d SINGLE PLATE VALUES
MA1325 d perf. 14, range of five shades representing examples from those as listed. Very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly. SG 186-189
 
Note: there are a large number of printings from this duty, and it is often difficult to allocate individual stamps to those as listed by SG. This selection is our attempt at doing so
£90
MA574 d, perf. 14, range of five shades representing examples from those as listed, in addition a further range of five shades. Fine to very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly and indicative of the numerous printings of this duty. SG 186-189 and shades £150
MA1327 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Showing curious weal printing above King's head. Very fine mint. SG 186 var. £20
MA212 d, perf. 14, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 186 £80
MA653 d, perf. 14, deep green. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 187 £50
MA210 d, perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 187 £55
MA1646 d perf. 14, deep green group. Block of four interpanneau margin at base. An exceptionally deep shade, very fine unmounted. SG 187 SOLD
MA982 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine fresh mint. SG 188b £45
RA9705 d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA651 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA983 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, superb fresh mint or unmounted. SG 188b £75
MA986 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted. SG 188b £85
MA987 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Left marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 188b £85
MA1328 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '287' in margin which unusually encroaches onto the stamp. Light gum faults, very fine mint. SG 188b £90
MA696 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA697 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Lower marginal block of 12 off interpanneau margin showing full imprint in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 188b £250
MA942 d, perf. 14, dull green group, in a most unusual shade with the green showing through to reverse. Horizontal pair, fine mint. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 188b shade £45
MA943 d, perf. 14, (worn) dull green group, an exceptionally worn impression an very poor printing by Waterlows. Block of four, few light faults fine mint. Most unusual and not previously seen. SG 188b shade £90
MA941 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to left margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA525 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, lightly browned gum fine mint. SG 188b var. £45
MA990 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
MA526 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
MA989 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin, very fine mint. SG 188b var. £65
RA7016 d, perf. 14 dull green group. Strip of ten stamps off horizontal interpanneau margin with full imprint, all stamps imperforate at base. Some gum browning and one stamp creased vertically, unmounted. Attractive and scarce large multiple showing this variety. SG 188b var. £300
MA640 d, perf. 14, dull green group. Block of 20 across the horizontal interpanneau margin, full imprint between. All upper ten stamps imperforate to margin at base. Hinged at each corner otherwise very fine or superb unmounted. A remarkable and RARE complete unit showing this variety. SG 188b vars. SOLD
MA524 d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression. Very fine mint. £20
A20 d, perf. 14, in a most unusual intense deep shade, markedly coarse impression, brown crackly gum. Very fine mint. £30
MA1330 1d perf. 14, range of six shades representing examples from those as listed. Fine or very fine mint. A surprisingly difficult assembly. SG 190-195
 
Note: there are a very large number of printings from this duty, and it is often difficult to allocate individual stamps to those as listed by SG. This selection is our attempt at doing so
£75
MA9 1d, perf. 14, rose-carmine. Block of four very fine mint. SG 190 £35
MA1001 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper margin. Very fine mint. Very scarce as such. SG 191 var. £150
RA7017 1d, perf. 14, carmine-red group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Superb used. Uncommon. SG 191 var. £60
MA1428 1d, perf. 14, red group. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 193 £60
MA752 1d, perf. 14, red group. Right marginal horizontal pair, major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Exceptionally fine mint. Very scarce. Ex. Gibbs (lot 123, as SG 193 group, dull red.) SG 193a SOLD
MA994 1d perf. 14, brown-red. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. SG 192 £20
MA1351 1d perf. 14, brown-red. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 192 £25
MA1352 1d perf. 14, intense brown-red shade. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 192 shade £30
MA540 1d, perf. 14, red group. Imperforate to left interpanneau margin. Centred up otherwise very fine mint. SG 193 var. £65
MA1429 1d perf. 14, red group. Upper marginal vertical pair, the upper stamp imperforate to margin. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. Scarce in this format. SG 193 and var. £150
MA1331 1d perf. 14, scarlet group. Leftt marginal, superb unmounted. SG 194 £40
RA9646 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 194 £100
MA997 1d, perf. 14, scarlet group. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 194 £135
MA217 1d, perf. 14, rose-red. Major variet IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. B.P.A. certificate (2007). Lovely. SG 195a £1,400
MA1695 1d, perf. 14. Group of 41 from across the numerous printings, illustrating the marked shade differences encounter on this duty. All with circular datestamps. SG 190-196 and shades £80
MA542 1d, perf. 14, three shades as listed. Very fine mint. SG 197-199 £15
MA948 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four, small inclusion on upper right stamp now fallen out, thick crackly gum. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA1008 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA1005 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre. Block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 197 £30
MA950 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to right interpanneau margin. Minor bends, very fine unmounted. SG 197 var. £75
MA951 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. SG 197 var. £75
MA548 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Showing unusual inking flaw upper right corner. Very fine used. SG 197 var. £15
MA1629 1d, perf. 14, brown-ochre group. Showing light pre-printing paper crease at base, clearly visible from reverse. Very fine used and most unusual. SG 197 var. £25
MA949 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper margin. Very fine mint. SG 198 var. £45
MA1011 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Imperforate to lower interpanneau margin. Fine mint. SG 198 var. £40
MA1015 1d, perf. 14 bistre-brown. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Fine used. SG 198 £8
RA9022 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Pulled perf. at top otherwise very fine fresh mint. SG 198a £550
RA8853 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Very fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2000). SG 198a £625
RA8692 1d, perf. 14, bistre-brown. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL PAIR. Lower interpanneau margin at base, superb and fresh unmounted, characteristic pooled gum. Lovely and very scarce in this condition. SG 198a £1,100
MA1007 1d, perf. 14, drab-brown. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 199 £45
MA1342 1d, perf. 14. Two examples showing either exceptionally narrow or wide perforations. Fine used. A most unusual pair. £35
MA1343 1d, perf. 14. Two examples showing defective perforation pin holes at left. Fine used. An unusual pair. £20
MA1016 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, upper right corner horizontal strip of three. Endorsed in margin 'File Copy', and each with puncture. Right stamp IMPERFORATE TO MARGIN, very fine for these with gum. Very scarce. SG 201 SOLD
MA553 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue shades. Very fine mint. SG 200-201 £14
MA599 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue shades plus three additional unlisted. Fine to very fine mint. A lovely group. SG 200-201 and shades £40
MA952 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 200 £8
MA1024 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 200 £20
MA1018 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal vertical pair. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 200 £30
MA1031 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 200 £75
MA1027 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 200 £75
MA557 2d, perf. 14, deep blue. Upper marginal vertical block of eight, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 200 £175
MA1347 2d, perf. 14, deep blue and bright blue. Both contrasting shades each very fine used cancelled crisp 'LUSAKAS' datestamps. Lovely. SG 200 £90
MA1017 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint. SG 201 £35
MA1029 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 201 £75
MA1032 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 201 SOLD
MA1030 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Upper right corner block of four. Very fine mint. SG 201 £60
MA1028 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 201 £90
MA558 2d, perf. 14, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 201 £30
MA560 2d, perf. 14, bright blue group. Block of four fine used. SG 201 £120
MA602 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 201 shade SOLD
MA1350 2d, perf. 14, chalky blue shade. Very fine used cancelled part datestamp in BLUE. Delightful. SG 201 shade £50
MA563 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 202 £80
MA564 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Upper left corner block of four, some light tones and reverse not fine, mint. SG 202 £20
MA593 d, perf. 15, blue-green group. Fine used. SG 202 SOLD
MA933 d, perf. 15, green group. Very fine mint. SG 203 £12
MA944 d, perf. 15, green group. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine unmounted slightly soiled at top. Scarce in this perforation. SG 203 shade var. £80
MA595 1d, perf. 15, (true) rose-red. Fine used. SG 204 £15
MA1336 1d, perf. 15, (true) rose-red. Very fine used. SG 204 £20
MA1337 1d, perf. 15, carmine-rose shade. Fine used. SG 204 shade SOLD
MA995 1d perf. 15, brown-red. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 205 £30
RA9710 1d, perf. 15, brown-red. Complete pane C of 60, marginal at left. Position 7 showing the vertical mark in left 'd' of '1d'. Very fine or superb unmounted. Attractive and uncommon. SG 205 £350
MA1431 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 206 SOLD
MA566 1d, perf. 15, deep bistre-brown shade. Block of four, upper left stamp with closed tear, otherwise fine mint or unmounted. SG 206 shade £180
MA1006 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 206 £225
MA830 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Lower marginal block of four, hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 206 £250
MA832 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Vertical block of 12 (3 x 4), unobtrusive diagonal creasing affects all but three stamps, fresh unmounted. A most attractive large multiple. SG 206 £300
MA568 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Imperforate to upper interpanneau margin. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 206 var. £90
MA596 1d, perf. 15, bistre-brown. Fine used. SG 206 SOLD
MA567 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Fine used. Scarce. SG 206b £25
MA601 2d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine mint. SG 207 £18
MA597 2d, perf. 15, deep blue. Very fine used. SG 207 £48
MA1034 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £85
MA803 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, lightly hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. Very fine and fresh. SG 208 £85
MA833 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA953 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Right marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA619 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower left corner block of four, perf. fault at top otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 208 £90
MA835 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of 24 being the left four columns of the sheet. Some gum disturbance affecting left 12 stamps otherwise very fine and fresh unmounted. Endorsed 'Fort Jameson 29/7/20' in pencil on lower margin. Lovely. SG 208 £400
MA836 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Lower right corner block of 24, imprint and running sheet number '73' in margin. Right margin with some faults, stamps very fine and fresh unmounted. Endorsed 'Feira 12/8/20' in pencil on lower margin. Lovely. SG 208 £500
MA571 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Very fine used. SG 208 £45
MA573 2d, perf. 15, bright blue. Block of four superb used central datestamp, unwashed with intact colour. Lovely. SG 208 £225
MA805 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Light thinning at upper right and lightly browned on reverse, fine appearance. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY with very few recorded. SG 208a £1,350
MA515 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Block of four, upper right stamp with natural inclusion and area of browning on reverse. Fine from front, unmounted. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY AND CONSIDERED UNIQUE. B.P.A. certificate (2001) 'toned, is genuine'. SG 208a
 
Note: very few unused examples of this compound perforation are known, and it may well be that this block accounts for around half of that number. This is the ultimate way to collect a compound perforation, with both perforation types intersecting within the block. Of the other two known unused examples (both ex. Gibbs), neither can be described as without fault
£13,000
MA641 d, compound perf. 14 x 15, green. Horizontal pair, very fine used cancelled 'SALISBURY'. A very scarce multiple. SG 208a £400
DIE I PERF. 14, SG 209-14
RA8731 2d to 2/-, less the 8d. Selected set of six values very fine and fresh mint. SG 209-214 less 213a £400
MA186 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 209 £14
MA1046 2d, black and grey. Superb unmounted. SG 209 SOLD
MA193 2d, black and grey. Very fine used. SG 209 £7
MA240 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine used. SG 209 £15
RA3707 2d, black and pale grey shade. Fine mint and distinct. SG 209 shade £20
MA606 2d, black and pale grey shade. Fine used and distinct. SG 209 shade £12
MA1353 3d, black and yellow. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 210 £85
MA194 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 210 £18
MA241 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Hinge remnants, fine mint. Distinct. SG 210 shade £70
MA242 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Fine used. Distinct. SG 210 shade £20
MA188 4d, black and orange. Very fine mint. SG 211 SOLD
MA1053 4d, black and orange. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 211 £15
MA243 4d, black and orange. Two examples showing contrasting upwards or downwards shift of the headplates. Very fine mint. SG 211 vars. £25
MA1054 4d, black and orange. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 211 £35
MA195 4d, black and orange. Very fine used. SG 211 £32
MA190 5d, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 212 £6
MA196 5d, black and green. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 212 £18
MA197 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 213 £23
MA325 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 213 £28
MA1354 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 214 £85
MA198 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 214 £85
DIE I PERF. 15, SG 215-218
MA207 3d to 2/-, less the 8d. Set of four values fine to very fine mint. SG 215-218 less 217a £150
MA199 3d, black and yellow. Very fine fresh mint. SG 215 £7
MA1063 3d, black and yellow. Right marginal, superb unmounted. SG 215 £15
MA1066 3d, black and yellow. Lower left corner pair, superb unmounted. SG 215 £35
MA1067 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Very fine fresh mint. SG 215 £45
MA1432 3d, black and yellow. Position 34 showing 'waxed moustache' flaw, superb fresh mint. Scarce. SG 215 var. £110
MA244 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Very fine fresh mint. Distinct. SG 215 shade £15
MA1068 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 215 £25
MA1069 4d, black and orange-red. Fine mint. SG 216 £85
MA839 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 216 £20
MA1358 4d, black and orange-red. Vertical pair very fine used. SG 216 £50
MA1071 4d, black and orange-red. Pen cancelled in ink by date. Most unusual. SG 216 fiscal use £25
MA202 6d, black and mauve. Very fine mint. SG 217 £8
MA1359 6d, black and mauve. Very fine used. SG 217 £12
MA331 6d, black and reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 217 shade SOLD
MA248 6d, black and (flat) reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 217 shade £20
MA1355 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, very fine for these. SG 214 £100
MA205 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 218 £14
MA209 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 218 £45
DIE II PERF. 14, SG 219-243
MA1362 2d, black and grey group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 1, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, fine for these. SG 219 £85
MA1078 2d, black and grey group. Very fine mint. SG 219 SOLD
MA1077 2d, black and grey group. Showing prominent printer's hand painting below portrait. Very fine mint. SG 219 var. SOLD
MA1370 2d, black and grey group. Very fine used. SG 219 £8
MA1371 2d, black and (pale) grey shade. Two copies one with very worn head, both distinctly paler shades. Light faults, fine used. Unusual. SG 219 shade £20
MA1363 2d, black and brownish grey group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, very fine for these. SG 220 £85
MA1380 2d, black and brownish grey group. Very fine used. SG 220 £12
MA1084 2d, black and brownish grey group. Horizontal pair, very fine used. SG 220 £25
MA1364 3d, black and deep yellow group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-49. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 221 £85
MA1087 3d, black and orange-yellow shade. Thick crackly brownish gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 221 shade £45
MA1091 3d, black and orange-yellow shade. Thick crackly brownish gum, upper marginal block of four showing part imprint in margin. Some light tones, fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 221 shade £180
MA309 3d, black and orange-yellow. Thick crackly brownish gum, fine used unwashed with full gum. SG 221 £15
MA1365 3d, black and yellow group. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing III, positions 29-30 / 39-49. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 221 £85
MA1709 3d, black and yellow. Very fine fresh mint, uncommon. SG 222 £75
MA1085 3d, black and yellow group. Worn heads, very fine mint. Distinct and scarce. SG 222 £75
MA299 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 222 £12
MA1378 3d, black and yellow. Showing printer's mark upper right, very fine used. SG 222 £15
MA1093 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used and lightly cancelled. SG 222 £20
MA818 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, light faults fine used and lightly cancelled. Unwashed with gum. SG 222 £55
MA27 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Few short perfs. at left, fine mint. A most unusual shade SG 222 shade SOLD
MA301 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Fine used, unwashed with intact colour, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade £20
MA954 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Superb used cancelled with crisp 'BULAWAYO. A.' datestamp. A most unusual shade SG 222 shade £25
MA303 3d, black and (pale) yellow. Horizontal pair, fine used, a most unusual shade SG 222 shade £40
MA1377 3d, black and (very pale) yellow. Apparently unwashed with full gum, which is not the browned crackly type usually associated with this printing. Fine used. A striking and most unusual shade SG 222 shade £40
MA254 3d, black and buff. Very fine mint. SG 223 £14
MA300 3d, black and buff. Superb used unwashed with gum. SG 223 £12
MA842 3d, black and buff. Horizontal pair very fine used cancelled 'BALLA BALLA'. SG 223 £20
MA1367 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 224 £85
MA255 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 224 SOLD
MA304 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 224 £15
MA1710 4d, grey-black and pale orange-red shade, in combination with 2d bright blue upper left corner block of four on piece. Cancelled 'BULAWAYO 17 OCT 1917' and cut from a large blue cover sent registered. Most attractive. SG 224 shade, 201 £160
MA1366 4d, black and deep orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 225 £85
MA844 4d, black and deep orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 225 £20
MA755 4d, black and deep orange-red. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 225 £22
MA1095 4d, black and deep orange-red. Showing part printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 225 £25
MA1096 4d, black and deep orange-red. Right marginal, very fine mint. SG 225 £25
MA334 4d, black and deep orange-red. Upper left corner copy. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 225 SOLD
MA258 4d, black and deep orange-red. Block of four, hinged on upper pair lower unmounted. SG 225 £220
MA1097 4d, black and deep orange-red. Block of four, superb fresh mint. SG 225 £220
MA305 4d, black and deep orange-red. Fine used. SG 225 £13
MA1374 4d, black and deep orange-red. Superb used. SG 225 £15
MA259 5d, black and grey-green. Very fine mint. SG 226 £20
MA1436 5d, black and grey-green. Superb unmounted. SG 226 SOLD
MA29 5d, black and grey-green. Showing printer's mark upper right, very fine mint. SG 226 £23
MA1103 5d, black and grey-green. Lower marginal pair, few stains on right stamp otherwise fine mint. SG 226 £35
MA1369 5d, black and bright green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 227 £85
MA261 5d, black and bright green. Very fine mint. SG 227 £20
MA1376 5d, black and bright green. Superb used, intact colour. Uncommon. SG 227 £50
MA1368 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 25-26 / 35-36. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 227 shade £85
MA263 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Very fine mint. SG 227 shade £25
MA306 5d, black and yellowish green shade. Very fine used. SG 227 shade £45
MA819 6d, black and 'flat' mauve shade. Fine mint. An unusual shade. SG 228 shade SOLD
MA308 6d, black and mauve. Fine used. SG 228 £8
MA1107 6d, black and pink shade 'regular' gum. Head a marked worn impression. Very fine mint. SG 228 shade SOLD
MA1437 6d, black and pink shade (regular gum). Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 228 shade SOLD
A78 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Very fine mint. SG 228 shade £40
MA1105 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 228 shade £45
MA845 6d, black and pink shade (crackly gum). Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Wonderful colour. SG 228 shade £60
MA1383 6d, black and pink shade, in combination with 1/- black and turquoise-blue and 2d die IIIA black and grey. On piece cancelled 'BULAWAYO. Most attractive. SG 228 shade, 233, unlisted £75
MA1384 6d, black and pink shade, horizontal pair in combination with 1d and 1d pair and strip of four. On piece cancelled 'GATOOMA' Lovely. SG 228 shade £80
MA1382 6d, black and pink shade, in combination with 1/- black and turquoise-blue and 4d die IIIA black and pale orange. On piece lightly cancelled 'LIVINGSTONE'. Highly visual. SG 228 shade, 233, unlisted £180
MA1109 6d, black and purple group. Left marginal block of four, unobtrusive vertical crease through right pair otherwise very fine unmounted. Very scarce. SG 229 £450
MA622 6d, black and purple. Very fine used. SG 229 £7
MA1387 8d, (reddish) mauve and green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these, the portrait most likely affected by moisture. SG 227 shade £85
MA265 8d, violet and green. Very fine mint. SG 230 £15
MA119 8d, violet and green. Showing printer's hand painting left of King's cap, very fine mint. SG 230 £25
MA266 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine mint. SG 230 shade £22
MA1113 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine unmounted. SG 230 shade £35
MA1114 8d, purple and deep green shade. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. Scarce as such. SG 230 shade £75
MA1115 8d, purple and deep green shade. Upper marginal with the margin showing full imprint. Hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 230 shade £40
MA956 8d, purple and deep green shade. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 230 shade £45
MA1111 8d, (pale) violet and grey-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 230 shade £25
MA267 10d, blue and carmine-red. Very fine mint. SG 231 £24
MA336 10d, blue and carmine-red. Horizontal pair, short. perf. lower right otherwise very fine mint. SG 231 £45
MA1120 10d, blue and carmine-red. Showing very weal entry upper right corner. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 231 var. £45
MA1389 10d, blue and carmine-red. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. SG 231 £50
MA271 1/-, black and greenish blue. Fine mint. A difficult printing. SG 232 £50
MA272 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 233 £15
MA38 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing vertical printer's mark at left. Very fine mint. SG 233 £100
MA1124 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Showing strong rightwards shift of Kings portrait. Hinge remnants, fine mint. Striking and scarce. SG 233 var. £85
MA310 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Very fine used. SG 233 £25
MA642 1/-, black and turquoise-blue. Superb used. Delightful. SG 233 £30
MA1393 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing II, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 234 £85
MA1131 2/-, black and brown. Hinge remnant, fine fresh mint. SG 234 £65
MA39 2/-, black and brown. Superb fresh mint. SG 234 £90
MA1132 2/-, black and brown. Showing printer's mark lower right. Superb fresh mint. SG 234 £100
MA1433 2/-, black and brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 234 £150
MA311 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 234 £20
MA1634 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Crackly gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £275
MA1134 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £250
MA1135 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Crackly gum, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £285
MA1137 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £285
MA1434 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Superb fresh mint. SG 235 £300
MA40 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. SG 235 £325
MA1396 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Very fine used and lightly cancelled, lovely bright colour. SG 235 £45
MA1395 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Showing printer's mark lower right, very fine used cancelled 'INSIZA STATION'. SG 235 £50
MA1397 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Showing full printer's mark lower right, very fine used. SG 235 SOLD
MA1394 2/-, black and yellow-brown. Light shades, very fine used. SG 235 £40
MA1399 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Security punctures, usual condition for these. SG 236 £85
MA116 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 236 £60
MA1140 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Lower marginal pair. Superb fresh mint. SG 236 £225
MA1401 2/6, deep blue and grey-brown shade. Fine used unwashed with largely intact colour. SG 236 shade £45
MA1138 2/6, indigo and (olive) grey-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 236 shade £75
MA274 2/6, pale blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 236 shade £65
MA1139 2/6, pale blue and brown. Pulled perf. lower left corner, fine mint and lovely colour. VERY SCARCE. SG 236a £275
MA1638 2/6, pale blue and brown. Very fine fresh mint, lovely colour. VERY SCARCE. SG 236a £1,100
MA1403 2/6, pale blue and brown group. Two examples used or fiscally so. Although some colour loss, still an intriguing pair. SG 236a group £45
MA281 3/-, brown and blue. Very fine mint. SG 236b £100
MA1641 3/-, brown and blue. Left marginal, superb fresh mint. SG 236b SOLD
MA1141 3/-, brown and blue. Lower marginal, very fine fresh mint. SG 236b £110
MA1404 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 236b shade £110
MA1435 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Extraordinary deep shades, very fine mint. Striking. SG 236b shade SOLD
RA9683 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Left marginal, head heavily inked. Hinge remnant, a striking shade and most unusual. SG 236b shade SOLD
MA282 3/-, sepia and greenish blue shade. Showing printer's hand painting right of King's cap. Very fine mint. SG 236b shade var. £140
MA284 3/-, chestnut and bright blue. Very fine mint. SG 237 £95
MA621 3/-, reddish chestnut and light blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £100
MA624 3/-, yellowish chestnut and deeper bright blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 237 shade £110
MA1143 3/-, reddish chestnut and grey-blue shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 237 shade £125
RA8562 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 238 £145
MA285 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Showing printer's hand painting above King's cap. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 238 var. £165
MA117 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Showing un-printed area left of 'B' of 'BRITISH' as a result of intrusion fallen out. Very fine mint. SG 238 £125
MA1438 5/-, blue and yellow-green. A markedly under-inked impression of the headplate, which at first glance resembles Die I, King's left collar distinctly broken. Very fine fresh mint. A striking stamp. SG 238 shade SOLD
MA1150 5/-, blue and blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 239 £75
MA1148 5/-, blue and blue-green. Upper marginal part imprint, very fine mint. SG 239 £95
MA958 5/-, blue and blue-green. Showing printer's hand painting to left of Cap and ink splash on 'H' of 'RHODESIA'. Very fine unmounted. SG 239 £135
MA851 5/-, blue and blue-green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 239 (Requisition No. 149,735 16/5/1913) £200
MA1407 5/-, (worn) blue and (worn) blue-green. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 239 group £85
MA315 5/-, blue and blue-green. Very fine used, unwashed with gum. SG 239 £80
MA643 5/-, blue and blue-green. Cancelled with central 'BULAWAYO A. / 11 OCT 1918' datestamp, unwashed with intact colour. A lovely stamp. SG 239 £90
MA118 5/-, deep blue and intense deep blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 239 shade £90
MA1406 5/-, deep blue and intense deep blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 239 shade £90
MA1639 5/-, blue and deep olive-green shade. Hinge remnant, fine fresh mint. Striking and scarce. SG 238 shade SOLD
MA1640 5/-, blue and deep olive-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. Striking and scarce. SG 238 shade SOLD
MA41 5/-, blue and (very) deep blue-green shade (towards sage-green). An unusual and distinct printing. Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 239 shade £300
MA800 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. A light shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 240 £265
MA290 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine fresh mint. SG 240 £265
MA42 7/6, deep purple and blue-black shade. Upper marginal, superb and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 240 shade £325
MA1152 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Superb fresh unmounted. SG 240 £525
MA1440 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine used cancelled part crisp datestamp at top, minor blue staining lower left corner. Scarce. SG 240 £300
MA852 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Large punctures and usual condition for these. SG 240 group (Requisition No. 218,358 27/11/1914) £250
MA292 7/6, deep purple and (flat) blue-black shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 240 shade £300
MA801 7/6, blackish purple and blue-black shade. Very fine mint. RARE. Distinct. SG 240 shade £550
RA8670 7/6, blackish purple and blue-black shade. Fine mint, few short perfs. at right. RARE. R. Gibbs certificate (2013). SG 240 shade £400
RA9237 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 241 £175
RA9703 10/-, crimson and yellow-green. Right marginal, very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 241 £185
MA293 10/-, brownish crimson and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 241 shade £190
MA294 10/-, (worn) crimson and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 241 shade £190
MA853 1, black and purple. A little browned, fine mint. SG 242 £150
MA296 1, black and purple. Fine mint. SG 242 £250
MA295 1, black and purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 242 £300
MA1158 1, black and purple. Lower marginal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 242 £950
MA1318 1, black and purple. Applied with forged 'ENKLEDOORN' cancel, showing printer's hand painting above Kings cap. SG 242 var. (forged cancel) £50
MA959 1, black and violet. Very fine fresh mint, well centred. SG 243 £325
MA1441 1, black and violet. Showing printer's hand painting above cap, superb and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £375
MA45 1, black and violet. Deep shades, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA44 1, black and violet. Showing printer's hand painting above cap, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA1156 1, black and violet. Superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 £650
MA1439 1, black and violet. Crackly gum, lower marginal superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 243 SOLD
MA316 1, black and violet. On piece date perfined and violet oval 'MINES OFFICE / LIVINGSTONE' cancel. Attractive. SG 243 fiscal use £45
DIE II PERF. 15, SG 244-254a
MA1412 2d, black and grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing I, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 244 £85
MA222 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 244 £14
MA48 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 244 £30
MA163 2d, black and grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 244 £30
MA1083 2d, black and grey. Very fine used. A remarkably difficult stamp. SG 244 SOLD
MA1413 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Hinge trace, very well centred for these. An exceptional example of a RARE stamp. SG 245 £1,600
A104 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Fine used. light 'SALISBURY' datestamp. SG 245 £120
AR226 4d black and deep orange-vermilion. Fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 245 £120
RA4454 4d, black and deep orange-vermilion. Very fine used cancelled bold SHAMVA 1916 datestamp. Scarce this fine. SG 245 £220
MA1630 8d, violet and green. Very fine fresh mint. B.P.A. certificate (1960). SG 246 £150
RA9684 8d, violet and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 246 £175
MA1161 8d, violet and green. Upper marginal part imprint, superb fresh mint. SG 246 £200
MA1162 8d, violet and green. Lower marginal part imprint, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 246 £300
RA7033 8d, purple and deeper green shade. Very fine fresh mint, hinge trace. SG 246 shade £175
MA1414 8d, violet and green. Fine used, some colour loss. SG 246 £65
MA223 10d, blue and red. Very fine mint. SG 247 £15
MA1165 10d, blue and red. Upper marginal, showing a distinctly over-inked head plate impression. Very fine mint. Unusual. SG 247 var. £75
MA1163 10d, blue and red. Showing dramatic over-inking of head plate impression. Very fine mint. Striking and very scarce. SG 247 £150
MA235 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 247 £35
MA1416 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 247 £40
MA224 10d, paler blue and red shade. Very fine mint. SG 247 shade £15
MA1164 10d, paler blue and red shade. Superb unmounted. SG 247 shade £30
MA608 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 248 £55
AR227 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine mint, a 'large' stamp. SG 248 £55
MA761 1/-, black and greenish blue. Lower marginal part imprint, hinge trace very fine fresh mint. SG 248 £70
MA848 1/- black and greenish blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 248 (Requisition No. 149,735 16/5/1913) £125
MA236 1/- black and greenish blue. Fine used. SG 248 £15
MA1417 1/- black and greenish blue. Very fine used. SG 248 £25
RA6552 1/-, intense black and greenish blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct. SG 248 shade £60
RA6551 1/-, intense black and greenish blue shade. Showing printers hand-painting around Kings cap. Very fine mint, and unusual on this value. SG 248 var. shade £70
MA228 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 249 £45
MA278 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Showing printer's mark upper right, fine mint. SG 249 £55
MA1419 2/6, indigo and grey-brown. Superb used. SG 249 £100
RA8720 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Very fine mint and distinct. SG 249 shade £55
MA237 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Fine used, distinct. SG 249 shade £65
MA1418 2/6, deep ultramarine and sepia shade. Very fine used, distinct. SG 249 shade £80
MA230 2/6, blue and grey-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 249 shade £55
MA313 2/6, blue and (flat) grey-brown shade. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. Distinct. SG 249 shade £80
A261 2/6, blue and (light) grey-brown shade. Very fine mint and distinct. SG 249 shade £40
MA231 2/6, light blue and brownish grey shade. Some toned perfs., distinct and very scarce. SG 249 shade £75
MA1442 3/-, chocolate and blue. Hinge remnant, very fine fresh mint. Very scarce in this condition. SG 250
 
Note: this is an exceptionally difficult stamp to locate in fine condition. The majority are usually somewhat off-centre and show some signs of colour run. The blue ink used is highly unstable when exposed to the slightest moisture.
£650
MA1169 3/-, chocolate and blue. Fine mint, light faults. SG 250 £350
MA1420 3/-, chocolate and blue. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce in this condition. BPA Certificate (2007) SG 250
 
Note: this is an exceptionally difficult stamp to locate in fine condition. The majority are usually somewhat off-centre and show some signs of colour run. The blue ink used is highly unstable when exposed to the slightest moisture.
£700
MA1421 3/-, chocolate and blue. Very fine used, intact colour. Very scarce in this condition. SG 250 £250
MA1422 3/-, chocolate and blue. Superb used cancelled part 'BATTLEFIELDS MINE' tc, intact colour. Very scarce in this condition. SG 250 £300
MA1443 5/-, blue and yellow-green. Fine fresh mint. SG 251 £150
MA1173 5/-, blue and blue-green. Superb fresh mint. An exceptional example of this very scarce stamp. SG 251a £2,250
MA227 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 £135
MA1642 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Right marginal, superb fresh mint. Lovely. SG 252 £160
MA1446 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 252 £240
MA1175 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Right marginal horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 252 £400
MA1424 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black. Perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 252 fiscal use £25
MA1444 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black, deep shades. Very fine mint. SG 252 shade £135
MA1445 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black, deep shades. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 shade £145
RA8740 7/6, blackish purple and slate-black, deep shades. Very fine fresh mint. SG 252 shade £135
A117 7/6, deep blackish purple and aniline blue-black shade. Very fine mint. SG 252 shade £125
RA9771 7/6, deep blackish purple and blue-black shade. Showing printer's hand painting above cap, very fine fresh mint. SG 252 var. shade £175
MA1447 10/-, red and green. Centred right, very fine fresh mint. SG 253 SOLD
MA239 10/-, red and green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 253 £185
MA1176 10/-, red and green. Superb and fresh unmounted. BPA Certificate (1962 and signed by Robson Lowe). Delightful. SG 253 £350
MA707 10/-, red and green. Block of four, centred right, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 253 £950
MA238 10/-, red and green. Block of four, very fine and fresh mint. SG 253 £1,100
MA708 10/-, red and green. Block of four, showing the variety FRAME DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Hinged on one stamp otherwise very fine and fresh unmounted. R.P.S. certificate (2006). A very scarce multiple. SG 253a £2,400
MA1448 1, black and vivid purple shade. Lower marginal, very fine fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 254 shade SOLD
DIE III PERF. 14, SG 255-279c
MA1076 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG unlisted £15
MA341 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG unlisted £15
MA342 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £25
MA668 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £25
MA858 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. SG unlisted £60
MA1189 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG unlisted £40
A119 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Very fine used. SG unlisted £15
MA345 2d, die IIIA black and grey-black. Horizontal pair, pulled perf. at right otherwise fine used. SG unlisted £20
MA1676 2d, die IIIA black and pale-grey shade. Fine used, distinct and very scarce. SG unlisted £40
MA1601 2d, black and brownish grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 27-28 / 37-38. Small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 255 £85
MA1182 2d, black and brownish grey. Lovely pale shades, very fine mint. SG 255 £20
MA1178 2d, black and brownish grey. Lovely pastel pale shades, very fine mint. SG 255 £22
MA346 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. SG 255 £18
MA1177 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine mint. SG 255 £18
MA1185 2d, black and brownish grey. Deeper shades (towards sepia). Very fine mint. SG 255 shade £25
MA1179 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine unmounted. SG 255 £33
MA960 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 255 £35
MA56 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 255 £40
MA860 2d, (intense) black and brownish grey shade. Horizontal pair, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 255 shade £55
MA58 2d, black and brownish grey. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 255 £40
MA863 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal strip of three, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 255 £70
MA870 2d, black and brownish grey. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Small punctures and very fine for these. SG 255 £80
MA1675 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used cancelled 'KASAMA' datestamp. SG 255 SOLD
MA963 2d, black and brownish grey. Block of four, fine used. SG 255 £20
MA348 2d, black and grey-black. Very fine mint. SG 256 £10
MA1719 2d, black and grey-black. Showing printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 256 SOLD
MA1186 2d, black and grey-black. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 256 SOLD
MA868 2d, black and grey-black group. Upper marginal block of four, hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 256 £90
MA867 2d, (greenish) black and grey-black shade. Block of four, one upper stamp thinned otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 256 shade £80
MA1720 2d, black and grey-black. Showing vertical printer's mark at left, fine used some short perfs. at right. Scarce. SG 256 £65
MA1183 2d, black and grey-black. Headplate heavily over-inked with resultant smears. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 256 var. £45
MA857 2d, black and grey-black group. Showing good downwards shift of headplate now well through 'RHODESIA' panel. A little browned, fine unmounted. Striking. SG 256 var. £45
MA822 2d, black and grey-black group. Block of four, very fine used. SG 256 £20
MA730 2d, black and grey-black. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE. Left marginal, exceptionally fine and fresh mint. A GREAT ADMIRAL RARITY. SG 256b
 
Note: one sheet showing this variety is believed to have been issued, resulting in six possible strips. Of those, one is recorded as having been used, and as far as we are aware only four other unused examples have survived. Of those two have faults, and this marginal strip may well be the finest extant.
£16,500
RA3730 2d, black and grey-black. Two examples showing shift of headplate up and right or down. Fine used, a striking pair. SG 256 vars. £20
MA856 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 257 SOLD
MA1181 2d, black and grey. Very fine mint. SG 257 SOLD
MA1718 2d, black and grey. Upper right corner copy, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 257 SOLD
MA1180 2d, black and grey. Down and leftwards shift of head resultant 'halo' effect. Very fine unmounted. SG 257 £35
MA1188 2d, black and grey. Vertical pair with leftwards shift of heads, resultant 'halo' effect. Very fine unmounted. SG 257 £70
MA1647 2d, black and grey. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '271' just encroaching onto stamp. Down and leftwards shift of head resultant 'halo' effect. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 257 £125
MA823 2d, black and grey group. Block of four, fine used. SG 257 £25
MA627 2d, selection of eight examples all contrasting shades. Fine to very fine used and illustrating the large number of printings of this die and duty. SG between 255-257 £45
MA1184 2d, black and (light) sepia. Very fine mint. Scarce. SG 258 SOLD
MA862 2d, black and sepia. Horizontal pair, remarkable deep frame. Hinge trace very fine fresh mint. Lovely and scarce. SG 258 £200
RA5863 2d, black and sepia. Very fine used, light corner datestamp. Scarce. SG 258 £35
MA1685 2d, black and sepia. Very fine used cancelled 'LIVINGSTONE' sc datestamp. Lovely. SG 258 £40
MA355 2d, very deep black and bluish black shade. Very fine used. SG unlisted £20
A252 2d, black and bluish-grey shade. Very fine used, scarce and distinct. SG unlisted £30
RA4077 2d, black and pale grey. Fine used, a most unusual and distinct printing, not previously seen. SG unlisted £40
MA1739 2d, black and sepia. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 258 £25
MA1749 2d, 3d and 5d, each showing printer's mark upper left or right. Fine used. SG 256, 259, 264 SOLD
MA356 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 259 £17
MA1204 3d, black and yellow. Lower left corner copy, very fine unmounted. SG 259 SOLD
MA1711 3d, black and yellow. Showing printer's mark upper right. Very fine mint. SG 259 £25
MA1203 3d, black and yellow. Two copies showing together full printer's mark in upper margins. Very fine mint. SG 259 £40
MA1200 3d, intense black and yellow shade. Fine unused. Striking. SG 259 shade SOLD
MA1207 3d, (coarse) black and yellow shade. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 259 shade £45
MA1741 3d, black and yellow. A vivid shade, very fine used. SG 259 shade £10
MA363 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used on piece. SG 259 £5
MA1650 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, very fine used cancelled 'MKUSHI'. SG 259 SOLD
MA1202 3d, black and yellow. Showing good diagonal pre-printing paper crease running through. Fine used. Striking and very scarce. SG 259 var. £85
MA360 3d, black and ochre. Very fine mint. SG 260 £16
MA1201 3d, black and ochre. Deep shades, right marginal very fine unmounted. SG 260 SOLD
MA1205 3d, black and ochre. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 260 £55
MA1206 3d, black and ochre. Horizontal pair, left stamp showing 'chopsticks' flaw. Very fine mint or unmounted. Scarce. SG 260 and var. £110
MA361 3d, black and ochre. Upper left corner horizontal strip of four, some perf. faults and right stamp thinned lower right corner, fine unmounted. SG 260 £70
MA1648 3d, black and ochre. Lower right corner block of six, running sheet number '217' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 260 £225
MA1717 3d, black and ochre. Upper left corner vertical block of eight, very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 260 £300
MA1604 3d, black and ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £65
MA1620 3d, black and ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 12, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £80
MA1600 3d, black and deep ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 260 shade £80
MA1603 3d, bluish black and bright ochre. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 260 £80
MA61 3d, intense black and ochre shade. Very fine mint. SG 260 shade £20
MA1740 3d, black and ochre. Horizontal pair showing full printer's mark at base. Very fine used. SG 260 SOLD
MA1649 3d, black and ochre. Block of four, fine used. SG 260 £20
MA1218 4d, black and orange-red and black and dull red shades. Very fine mint. SG 261, 262 SOLD
MA364 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine mint. SG 261 £18
MA365 4d, black and orange-red. Left marginal, very fine mint. SG 261 £20
MA1210 4d, black and orange-red. Upper marginal, superb unmounted. SG 261 £40
MA1213 4d, black and orange-red. Horizontal pair, fine mint. SG 261 £40
MA1214 4d, black and orange-red. Lower marginal pair showing full imprint in margin. very fine mint. Lovely. SG 261 SOLD
MA1651 4d, black and orange-red. Lower right corner block of four, running sheet number '208' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 261 £150
MA368 4d, black and orange-red. Very fine used. SG 261 £9
MA1677 4d, black and orange-red. Two contrasting shades, very fine used. SG 261 £20
MA1619 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-31. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £65
MA1609 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 8, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £80
MA1610 4d, black and orange-red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £80
MA369 4d, black and dull red. Very fine mint. SG 262 £17
MA875 4d, black and dull red. Superb fresh mint. SG 262 SOLD
MA1626 4d, black and dull red. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine mint. SG 262 SOLD
MA370 4d, black and dull red. Very fine used. SG 262 £12
MA1212 4d, black and dull red. Horizontal pair on piece, left stamp defective cancelled 'BULAWAYO'. SG 262 £20
MA1617 4d, black and dull red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £80
MA876 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Fine mint. SG 261 shade £20
MA374 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Very fine mint. SG 261 shade £25
A262 4d, black and orange (coarse heads). Very fine used. SG 261 shade £10
MA1215 4d, die IIIA, very deep black and dull red. Very fine fresh mint. Scarce and very distinct. SG unlisted £400
MA375 5d, black and pale green. Very fine mint. SG 263 £10
MA1742 5d, black and pale green. Showing printer's mark upper right. Very fine mint. SG 263 SOLD
MA124 5d, black and pale green. Very fine unmounted. SG 263 SOLD
MA1224 5d, black and pale green. Lower left corner pair, part gum fine mint. SG 263 £20
MA1221 5d, black and pale green. Upper marginal pair showing imprint in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 263 SOLD
MA1223 5d, black and pale green. Block of four very fine mint or unmounted. SG 263 £75
MA378 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA1744 5d, black and pale green. Very fine used. SG 263 £40
MA1225 5d, black and pale green. Superb used on piece. SG 263 £45
MA1616 5d, black and pale green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £80
MA1743 5d, black and green. Lower left corner copy, very fine unmounted. SG 264 £20
MA1461 5d, black and green. Upper right corner block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 264 £80
MA617 5d, black and green. Fine used, vibrant shade unwashed with intact colour. SG 264 £30
A131 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 263 shade £15
MA1220 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Showing printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. Distinct. SG 263 shade £20
MA1222 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Block of four, very fine unmounted. Distinct. SG 263 shade £90
MA382 5d, black and bright pale green shade. Very fine used. Distinct. SG 263 shade £40
MA1714 5d, black and bright pale green shade. In combination with 1d on upper portion of a cover, crisply cancelled 'UMTALI. Distinct. SG 263 shade £65
MA1240 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine mint. SG 265 SOLD
MA764 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine mint. SG 265 £20
MA1721 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine unmounted. SG 265 £33
MA1228 6d, black and reddish mauve. Lower right corner copy, running sheet number '10' in margin. Superb mint. Lovely. SG 265 SOLD
MA1462 6d, black and reddish mauve. Upper right corner block of four, Superb fresh mint or unmounted. Lovely and uncommon. SG 265 £135
MA1747 6d, (worn) black and vivid reddish mauve shade. Very fine mint. Striking. SG 265 shade £50
MA1687 6d, black and reddish mauve. Very fine used cancelled crisp 'WANKIES' datestamp. SG 265 £10
MA1722 6d, black and reddish mauve. Block of four, fine used cancelled 'T.P.O. UP', showing full printer's mark at base. SG 265 SOLD
MA385 6d, black and dull mauve. Very fine mint. SG 266 SOLD
MA1615 6d, black and dull mauve. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 266 £80
MA1608 6d, black and dull mauve. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 266 £80
MA1241 6d, black and bright mauve shade. Very fine mint. SG 266 shade SOLD
MA1239 6d, black and dull purple shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 266 shade £40
MA1705 6d, black and dull purple shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 266 shade SOLD
MA1227 6d, intense black and dull purple shade. Very fine mint. Striking and distinct. SG 266 shade SOLD
MA605 6d, black and dull purple shade. Fine used. SG 266 shade £6
MA389 6d, black and pink shade. Light faults, mint. A distinct and striking printing. SG unlisted £30
MA1226 6d, black and pink. Very fine fresh mint. Lovely and distinct. Scarce. SG 266 shade £120
MA1248 8d, blackish purple and deep bluish green, die IIIA. Fine mint. RARE. SG unlisted £350
MA765 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 267 £25
MA391 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. A pale shade, very fine mint. SG 267 shade £28
MA1745 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Deep head, bluish frame, very fine mint. SG 267 shade £30
MA1736 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Showing printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. SG 267 £35
MA1737 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Showing printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. SG 267 £30
MA1246 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. lower right corner pair, running sheet number '204' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 267 £75
MA89 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Block of four, creased through upper pair, very fine mint. SG 267 £80
MA881 8d, mauve and dull blue-green. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive. Lower right corner block of four, small punctures and usual condition for these. SG 267 (Requisition 242 966, 22/10/1920) £100
MA1746 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 268 £22
MA1242 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 268 SOLD
MA1631 8d, mauve and greenish blue. A remarkably narrow stamp, perforations at left well into design and at a slight angle. Most unusual. SG 268 var.
 
Note: the major variety of this printing, imperforate vertically, shows at the end of the complete strip of five, a similarly narrow stamp with the perforations running into the design of the stamp and also at a slight angle - although at the right of the stamp (see lot 721, Gibbs Admiral sale). Could the above stamp somehow be from this same sheet?
£150
MA1661 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine used, cancelled part 'T.P.O. UP' datestamprisp datestamp and unwashed with intact colour. SG 268 SOLD
MA1689 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Very fine used. SG 268 £45
MA1607 8d, mauve and greenish blue. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 7, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 268 £65
MA392 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Very fine mint. SG 268 shade £30
MA393 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Block of four, some short perfs., fine mint. SG 268 shade £90
MA1738 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Fine used. SG 268 shade £40
MA1690 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 268 shade £45
MA1660 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Very fine used, crisp datestamp and unwashed with intact colour. SG 268 shade £55
MA1614 8d, blackish lilac and deep greenish blue shade (worn head). Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 268 shade £80
MA396 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine mint. SG 269 £18
MA1258 10d, indigo and carmine. Superb unmounted. SG 269 SOLD
MA1253 10d, indigo and carmine. Lower right corner copy, running sheet number '20' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 269 SOLD
MA1254 10d, indigo and carmine. Right marginal horizontal pair, without gum fine unused. SG 269 £25
MA90 10d, indigo and carmine. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 269 £180
MA397 10d, indigo and carmine. Very fine used. SG 269 £45
MA1259 10d, indigo and carmine. Left marginal, superb used on piece. Scarce so fine. SG 269 £55
MA967 10d, indigo and carmine. Block of four, very fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED / BULAWAYO', unwashed with gum. Scarce. SG 269 £220
MA394 10d, blue and red. Very fine mint. SG 270 £18
MA1260 10d, blue and red. Showing printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 270 £30
MA395 10d, blue and red. Lower left corner copy, very fine mint. Lovely. SG 270 SOLD
MA1257 10d, blue and red. Lower marginal, part imprint. Superb fresh mint. SG 270 SOLD
MA1256 10d, blue and red. Right marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 270 £35
MA126 10d, blue and red. Showing part printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 270 £25
MA1255 10d, blue and red. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 270 £150
MA618 10d, blue and red. Fine used. SG 270 £40
MA1688 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 270 £45
MA1735 10d, blue and red. Very fine used. SG 270 £45
MA1657 10d, blue and red. Very fine used on piece cancelled 'MPIKA'. Lovely. SG 270 SOLD
MA1734 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. A mint and used copy of this distinct shade, both with faults. Uncommon. SG 270 shade £40
MA1686 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. Fine used. Distinct and very scarce. SG 270 shade SOLD
A141 10d, light blue and orange-red shade. On piece in combination with d, head with a distinctly worn appearance, fine used intact colour. Scarce. SG 270 shade £45
MA1282 1/-, black and greenish blue and black and pale blue-green shades. Very fine mint. A useful comparison. SG 271, 272 £30
MA1278 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine mint. SG 271 £20
MA1266 1/-, black and greenish blue. Upper marginal part imprint, very fine mint. SG 271 SOLD
MA766 1/-, black and greenish blue. Superb unmounted. SG 271 £32
MA1271 1/-, black and greenish blue. Upper left corner copy, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 271 SOLD
MA1706 1/-, black and greenish blue. Showing printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 271 £21
MA1691 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine used. SG 271 £20
MA1283 1/-, black and greenish blue. Very fine used on piece. SG 271 £23
MA1655 1/-, black and greenish blue. In combination with 6d and pair 1d's, very fine used on piece. SG 271, 266 £30
MA1748 1/-, black and vivid greenish blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct and a lovely shade. SG 271 shade £30
MA416 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 272 £11
MA1267 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Lower marginal, superb unmounted. SG 272 £22
MA1725 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 272 £90
MA1726 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Block of four, full printer's mark at centre. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 272 SOLD
MA419 1/-, black and pale blue-green. Vertical pair, major variety IMPERFORATE TO LEFT MARGIN. Lower left corner vertical pair, small stain on lower stamp and minor bend otherwise very fine mint. AN ADMIRAL RARITY. Ex. 'Shiloh', Gibbs, 'County' and Vesty. SG 272 vars.
 
Note: the sheet format would imply six examples possible. A further single example has been seen although the whereabouts of the remaining three is unknown. In comparative terms, from the Southern Rhodesia KGV 1924 Admirals, the 3d imperforate to top margin ten examples are known, and for the 10d and 2/- 30 of each
£3,000
MA1279 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 272a £18
MA1708 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 272a £18
MA1273 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine mint, printer's mark upper right. SG 272a £25
MA1269 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Lower left corner copy, very fine unmounted. SG 272a shade £35
MA886 1/-, black and intense bright blue shade. Very fine mint, distinct. SG 272a shade £45
MA1707 1/-, black and light blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. SG 272a £30
MA1633 1/-, black and vivid light blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. A striking shade. SG 272a shade £45
MA767 1/-, black and intense blue, crackly gum. Very fine mint. A striking shade. SG 272a shade £45
MA1281 1/-, black and light blue (coarse head). Very fine mint. SG 272a £35
MA1280 1/-, black and light blue (whitish head), crackly gum. Very fine mint. SG 272a £35
MA1683 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine used, intact colour. SG 272a £22
MA1284 1/-, black and light blue. Very fine used on piece, intact colour. SG 272a £25
MA1713 1/-, black and light blue, in combination with 6d and 1d x two on piece. Light faults, used. SG 272a, 265 £20
MA1274 1/-, black and green. Very fine mint. SG 272b £60
MA1276 1/-, black and green. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 272b £75
MA1275 1/-, black and green. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 272b £75
MA1268 1/-, black and green. Upper marginal pair, superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 272b £250
MA1684 1/-, black and green. Fine used. SG 272b £35
MA1670 1/-, black and green. Very fine used. SG 272b £40
MA426 1/-, black and green. Superb used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 272b £55
MA427 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 273 £25
MA1632 2/-, black and brown. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 273 £25
MA1287 2/-, black and brown. Left marginal, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 273 £30
MA1288 2/-, black and brown. Right marginal, hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 273 £30
MA1453 2/-, black and brown. Deep shades, very fine mint. SG 273 SOLD
MA1290 2/-, black and brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 273 SOLD
MA1289 2/-, black and brown. Superb unmounted. SG 273 SOLD
MA1664 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 273 £18
MA1692 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used, crisp datestamp. SG 273 £18
MA1733 2/-, black and chocolate. Very fine fresh mint. Very scarce. SG 273 shade
 
Note: this is the first time we have been able to offer a mint example of this distinct shade
£750
MA1613 2/-, black and chocolate. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 273 shade £80
MA1606 2/-, black and chocolate. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, right marginal block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 29-30 / 39-40. Usual condition for these. SG 273 shade £80
MA1652 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine mint, remarkably clean gum for these. RARE. SG 273a £3,750
MA1669 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 273a £140
MA517 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used cancelled 'FORT JAMESON'. Uncommon. SG 273a £160
MA1668 2/-, die IIIA black and yellow-brown. Very fine used, crisp 'ABERCORN' datestamp. Uncommon. SG 273a £165
A150 2/6, die IIIA pale blue and grey. Very fine used. Scarce. SG unlisted £150
MA130 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274 £42
MA768 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 274 £50
MA1293 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Showing printer's mark upper left. Very fine mint. SG 274 SOLD
MA434 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 274 £75
MA1294 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 274 £75
RA7711 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Pristine unmounted. SG 274 £80
MA1292 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. SG 274 £80
MA1612 2/6, deep ultramarine and grey-brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, left marginal block of four. Apparently printing 12, positions 21-22 / 31-32. Usual condition for these. SG 274 £80
MA1296 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274a £100
MA1730 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine mint. SG 274a £100
MA1295 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Lovely bright shades, setoff from a 7/6 on reverse, fine mint. SG 274a90 £85
MA1656 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine used. SG 274a £55
MA1679 2/6, pale blue and pale bistre-brown. Very fine used. SG 274a £55
MA429 2/6, pale blue and pale olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £130
MA430 2/6, bright deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Upper marginal, pulled perf. lower left otherwise unmounted. A striking stamp despite it's fault. SG 274a shade £45
MA74 2/6, deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Superb fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 274a shade £130
MA620 2/6, deep blue and bistre-brown shade. Fine used. SG 274a shade £55
MA431 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £150
MA1449 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine mint. SG 274a shade £175
MA432 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine used. SG 274a shade £65
MA1680 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Very fine used. SG 274a shade £55
MA1732 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Printer's mark upper left, very fine used. SG 274a shade £75
MA1731 2/6, deep grey-blue and olive-brown shade. Superb used cancelled crisp BROKEN HILL central datestamp. SG 274a shade £75
MA1637 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 274b £200
MA1637 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 274b £220
RA8741 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine mint. SG 274b £250
MA1682 3/-, die IIIA chestnut and light blue. Very fine used cancelled part crisp 'MONGU LEALUI' datestamp. SG 274b SOLD
MA1659 3/-, die IIIA perf. 14, light brown and pale blue. Very fine used cancelled FORT JAMESON 6 JAN 23. Uncommon. SG unlisted SOLD
MA1302 3/-, die IIIA perf. 14, light brown and pale blue. Very fine used cancelled part crisp datestamp at right. Uncommon. SG unlisted £250
MA1667 5/-, deep blue and blue-green. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 275 £75
MA1666 5/-, deep blue and blue-green. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 275 £75
MA1458 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Fine mint. SG 276 £90
RA8742 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £135
MA770 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Deep shades, very fine fresh mint. SG 276 £130
MA1723 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 276 £225
MA1678 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 £70
MA1681 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 £70
MA1729 5/-, blue and pale yellow-green. Very fine used. SG 276 £70
MA438 5/-, deep blue and yellow-green shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 276 shade £175
MA1665 5/-, die IIIA, blue and deep yellow-green shade. Fine used. SG unlisted £65
MA1311 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Superb fresh unmounted, wonderful deep shades. Exceptional. SG 276a £1,250
MA78 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Superb unmounted, well centred. A lovely stamp. SG 276a £1,250
MA721 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Lower marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 276a £1,250
MA1703 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower left corner block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 41-42 / 51-52. Small punctures and very fine condition for these. SG 276a SOLD
MA1312 7/6, die IIIA, maroon and slate-black. Vertical pair, perfined BSA / C, red ink and violet oval cancels. Apparently folded prior to the perfin being applies as they are inverted to each other. SG 276a fiscal use £60
MA1456 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 277 £325
MA441 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Ink smear below King's shoulder, superb and fresh unmounted, scarce thus. SG 277 £600
MA1317 10/-, carmine-lake and yellow-green. Violet oval cancel. SG 277 fiscal use £25
MA1653 1, black and bright purple. Hinge trace, lovely deep shades, very fine mint. SG 278 £475
MA1454 1, brownish black and bright purple shade. Hinge trace, lovely shades, very fine mint. SG 278 £525
MA1319 1, black and bright purple. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 278 £475
MA1672 1, black and bright purple. With unconvincing / forged cancel. SG 278 £100
MA1673 1, black and bright purple. Date perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 278 fiscal use £45
MA1605 1, die IIIA, black and aniline purple. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 11, positions 27-28 / 37-38. Small punctures and superb condition for these, brilliant colour. SG unlisted SOLD
MA443 1, die IIIA black and deep purple. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 279 £500
A163 1, die IIIA black and deep purple. Perfined BSAC, unused with full gum. Rounded corner, otherwise fine and unusual. SG 279 fiscal use £60
MA1322 1, die IIIA black and deep purple. Perfined BSAC, unused with full gum. Very fine and unusual. SG 279 fiscal use £125
MA1451 1, die IIIB black and deep purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 279 £550
MA1654 1, die IIIB black and deep purple. Superb and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. SG 279 £575
MA1727 1, die IIIB black and deep purple. Fine used cancelled with crisp 'GATOOMA 10 SEP 1921' datestamp. Endorsed on reverse in pencil 'OK SRJ'. Scarce. SG 279 £225
MA1455 1, die IIIA black and violet-indigo. Very fine mint. SG 279a £575
MA1602 1, die IIIA, black and violet indigo. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 9, positions 25-26 / 35-36. Small punctures and superb condition for these. SG 279a SOLD
MA444 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Superb fresh mint, well centred and lightest hinge trace. A lovely stamp. SG 279b £600
MA1450 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Superb fresh mint, well centred and lightest hinge trace. A lovely stamp. SG 279b £650
MA895 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Superb and fresh with wonderful deep shades. Pooled and crackled gum and apparently unmounted. Exceptional. SG 279b £750
MA1674 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Pen cancelled and part violet oval. SG 279b fiscal use £45
MA1474 1, die IIIA black and deep violet. Horizontal strip of four, date perfined and violet oval cancels. Lovely. SG 279b £200
MA1704 1, die IIIA, black and deep violet. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, lower left corner block of four. Apparently printing 10, positions 41-42 / 51-52. Small punctures and superb condition for these. SG 279b SOLD
DIE III PERF. 15, SG 279c
MA319 2d, perf. 15 black and brownish grey. Right marginal block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE AND A GREAT RARITY OF THE ADMIRAL ISSUE. SG 279c £30,000
MA1712 2d, black and brownish grey. Creased upper right corner, light cancel and fine appearance. SG 279c £150
A170 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used on piece, indistinct cancel. SG 279c £300
MA646 2d, black and brownish grey. Very fine used. A lovely stamp. SG 279c £350
RA4877 2d, black and brownish grey. Superb used on piece cancelled 1920. Brandon opinion (1986). SG 279c £400
MA661 2d, black and brownish grey. Horizontal pair, right stamp with pulled perforation at right, otherwise very fine used cancelled 'BULAWAYO 25 AUG 20'. Attractive and scarce. SG 279c £450
LIVINGSTONE PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES, SG 280-281
MA928 d on 1d, complete pane of 60, lacking margins as usual. Containing nine spaced N Y and three spaced N N varieties. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 280, 280b, 280c £225
MA935 Half Penny surcharge, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED. Horizontal pair, very fine fresh mint. SG 280a £2,400
RA4123 'Half / Penny' surcharge, major variety SURCHARGE INVERTED, additionally with letters 'n y' spaced wider. Very fine CTO. SG 280a + c £1,200
MA1045 Half Penny on 1d, showing spaced N N variety. Very fine mint. SG 280b SOLD
A172 d on 1d, spaced 'N Y variety, very fine mint. SG 280c £7
MA400 d on 1d, spaced N Y variety in pair with normal, very fine mint. SG 280, 280c £10
MA1621 d on 1d, horizontal strip of four, BOTH centre stamps showing spaced N Y varieties (positions 18/19). Very fine mint. Scarce as such. SG 280, 280c SOLD
MA401 d on 1d, spaced N Y variety in a block of four, lower right stamp. Pulled perf. at top otherwise very fine mint or unmounted. SG 280, 280c £15
MA1622 d on 1d, pair showing upwards shift of surcharge, into margin at top and just showing at base. Superb unmounted. Striking and uncommon. SG 280 vars. SOLD
MA402 d on 1d, showing spaced N Y variety, very fine used. SG 280c £25
MA406 d on 1d, vertical pair showing upper stamp with black overprint and lower in violet. Very fine mint. Unusual and distinct. SG 280 and var. £35
RA5556 d on 1d, showing clear offset of overprint in violet on reverse. Very fine mint, uncommon. SG 280 var. £35
MA1623 d on 1d, pair very fine used. SG 280 SOLD
MA1624 d on 1d, block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 281 SOLD
MA1475 d on 1d, block of four, thick crackly gum, clear setoff impressions of the surcharge. Very fine unmounted. Lovely and most unusual. SG 281 vars. £75
MA1625 d on 1d, very fine used. SG 281 SOLD
MA407 d on 1d, fine used cancelled '25 DEC', most unusually on Christmas Day. SG 281 £15
A177 d on 1d, pair both with crisp offset of overprint on reverse. Very fine mint. SG 281 var. £50
WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS ½d, 1d and 1½d VALUES, SG 282-290
MA793 d, perf. 14, dull green. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 282 £5
MA722 d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £25
MA988 d, perf. 14, dull green. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 282 £30
RA8276 d, perf. 14 dull green. Horizontal block of 20 off interpanneau margin at right, showing progressive weakening of horizontal strike of perforations between, the left pair virtually imperforate but showing slightest traces of perforation hole impressions. Some faults on reverse, fine from front. A striking multiple and rare in this complete format. SG 282 and vars. £600
MA469 d, perf. 14, dull green. Major variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN, VERTICAL PAIR. Light browning on reverse, fine from front, unmounted. RARE. SG 282a £1,400
MA1627 d, perf. 14, dull green. Superb used cancelled with crisp datestamp in BLUE. Delightful. SG 282 £20
MA1636 d, perf. 14, dull green. Horizontal pair off interpanneau margin at base, both IMPERFORATE TO MARGIN. Superb used, dated 2 FEB 1923. Lovely and scarce. SG 282 vars. £150
MA1628 d, perf. 14, deep blue- green. Very fine mint. SG 283 £5
MA97 d, perf. 14, deep blue- green. Block of four, hinge trace on upper pair lower very fine unmounted. SG 283 £35
MA930 1d, perf. 14, bright rose. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 285 £12
MA1038 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine unmounted. SG 285 £20
MA471 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Lower right corner copy showing running sheet number '183' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 285 £15
MA996 1d, perf. 14, bright rose-scarlet. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 285 £75
MA1036 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Pristine unmounted. SG 286 SOLD
MA1037 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Upper interpanneau marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. SG 286 £30
MA12 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Upper marginal horizontal strip of three. Odd blunt perfs. at base otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 286 £70
MA655 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Upper marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 286 £120
MA725 1d, perf. 14, aniline red. Left marginal block of eight, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 286 £240
MA932 1d, perf 14, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 287 £8
RA4472 d, 1d and 1d, perf. 15. Very fine mint. SG 288-290 £110
MA1042 d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine mint. SG 288 £40
MA219 d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 288 £65
MA1039 d, perf. 15 dull green. Very fine unmounted. SG 288 £65
MA1040 d, perf. 15 dull green. Interpanneau margin at right, stamp pristine unmounted. SG 288 £75
MA410 d, perf. 15 dull green. Showing 'Cap' flaw (position unknown). Very fine unmounted. SG 288 var. £75
MA412 d, perf. 15 dull green. Block of four, light browning, fine mint or unmounted. SG 288 £150
MA220 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Very fine mint. SG 289 £40
MA1041 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Upper marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 289 £75
MA1427 1d, perf. 15, bright rose-scarlet. Lower right corner vertical pair, running sheet number '3' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 289 £150
MA221 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA796 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine mint. SG 290 £40
MA1043 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £75
MA1044 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Upper marginal, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £75
MA1004 1d, perf. 15, brown-ochre. Lower marginal horizontal pair, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 290 £150
MA414 1d perf. 15, brown-ochre. Block of four, light browning at left otherwise fine unmounted. SG 290 £180
DIE III WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS PERF. 14, SG 291-311a
RA8745 2d to 10/-, set of 13 values plus all listed shades of the 2d, 8d, 10d, 2/6, 3/-, 5/- and 10/-. Very fine mint. SG 291-310 £1,300
MA437 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine mint. SG 291 £14
MA1190 2d, black and grey-purple. Superb unmounted. SG 291 SOLD
MA1191 2d, black and grey-purple. Superb unmounted. SG 291 SOLD
MA1192 2d, black and grey-purple. Lower right corner copy, running sheet number '88'. Superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 291 £35
MA132 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 291 £30
MA900 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. SG 291 £35
MA1193 2d, black and grey-purple. Block of four showing full printer's mark at centre. Some split vertical perforations, superb unmounted. SG 291 SOLD
MA970 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of four, creased through upper pair lower unmounted. SG 291 £50
MA901 2d, black and grey-purple. Block of four superb unmounted. SG 291 £150
MA1460 2d, black and grey-purple. Left marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 291 £120
MA698 2d, black and grey-purple. Upper marginal block of 12, tone mark in margin stamps superb unmounted. A lovely large multiple. SG 291 £275
MA636 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine used. SG 291 £6
MA446 2d, black and grey-purple. Very fine used on piece. SG 291 £7
MA1197 2d, black and grey-purple. Superb used on piece cancelled crisp complete 'KALOMO 25 SEP 1923' datestamp. SG 291 SOLD
MA450 2d, black and grey-purple. Horizontal pair very fine used on piece. SG 291 £15
MA1194 2d, black and slate-purple. Upper marginal horizontal pair, part imprint. Hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 292 SOLD
MA1195 2d, black and slate-purple. Lower right corner horizontal pair, running sheet number '142' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 292 £35
RA9663 2d, black and slate-purple. Horizontal strip of four very fine unmounted. SG 292 £60
MA905 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, hinged on lower pair upper unmounted. SG 292 £90
MA904 2d, black and slate-purple. Block of four, hinge trace or superb unmounted. SG 292 £100
MA449 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine used. SG 292 £10
MA1196 2d, black and slate-purple. Upper marginal, superb used on piece cancelled 'UMTALI'. SG 292 SOLD
MA903 2d, black and black shade (printing 14). Superb unmounted. SG 292 shade £30
MA728 3d, black and yellow. Very fine mint. SG 293 £18
MA1208 3d, black and yellow. Lower marginal, superb unmounted. SG 293 £30
MA908 3d, black and yellow. Horizontal strip of three, printer's mark upper left. Some short perfs., fine unmounted. SG 293 £45
MA455 3d, black and yellow. Block of four, upper left stamp with paper inclusion and small thin at top otherwise fine mint. SG 293 £80
MA457 3d, black and yellow. Fine used. SG 293 £25
MA634 3d, black and yellow. Very fine used. SG 293 £32
MA458 3d, black and deep yellow shade. Very fine mint. SG 293 shade £20
MA1209 3d, black and pale yellow shade. Very fine mint. SG 293 shade £20
MA459 3d, black and deep yellow shade. Horizontal strip of three, fine used on piece cancelled 'SALISBURY 11 MAR 24', some staining affecting right stamp. SG 293 shade £75
MA460 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine mint. SG 294 £22
MA100 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine unmounted. SG 294 £36
MA461 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Lower right corner pair showing running sheet number '154' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 294 £80
MA1671 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine used. SG 294 £35
MA1693 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Very fine used. SG 294 £45
MA462 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Showing printer's mark lower left, fine used. SG 294 £35
RA4143 4d, black and orange-vermilion, in combination with 6d jet-black and lilac on piece crisp 'SALISBURY' 29 DEC 23' datestamp. Attractive. SG 294, 295 £35
MA463 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion shade. Very fine mint. SG 294 shade £25
AR481 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Upper marginal block of four showing half of the printers imprint. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 294 SOLD
MA465 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion shade. Very fine used. SG 294 shade £45
MA1618 4d, black and dull red. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 14, positions 25-26 / 35-36. Usual condition for these. SG 261 £80
MA474 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine mint. SG 295 £7
MA1229 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine unmounted. SG 295 SOLD
MA1473 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine unmounted. SG 295 £17
MA1238 6d, jet-black and lilac. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp fine unmounted. SG 295 £15
MA1230 6d, jet-black and lilac. Vertical pair, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 295 £25
MA973 6d, jet-black and lilac. Horizontal pair, very fine mint. SG 295 £20
MA1237 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine used. SG 295 £10
MA1234 6d, jet-black and lilac. Left marginal horizontal pair, left stamp showing large RHODESIA variety (position 31). Right stamp with some short perfs. at top otherwise very fine mint. SG 295 var. £175
MA913 6d, jet-black and lilac, left marginal block of four. Upper left stamp position 21 showing larger RHODESIA variety and lower left position 31 showing large RHODESIA variety. Hinge trace on upper pair, lower unmounted. Unusual. SG 295 and vars. £450
MA914 6d, jet-black and lilac, lower left corner vertical block of six. Upper left stamp position 31 showing large RHODESIA variety. Hinge trace on upper pair otherwise unmounted, light marginal faults. Scarce in this positional format. SG 295 and var. £400
MA631 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 21 showing larger 'RHODESIA' variety. Very fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £80
MA629 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 21 showing larger 'RHODESIA' variety. Very fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £80
MA630 6d, jet-black and lilac. Position 31 showing large 'RHODESIA' variety. Fine used. Scarce. SG 295 var. £125
MA1696 6d, jet-black and lilac. Irregular block of three, lower left stamp large RHODESIA variety, stamp above the lesser variety, in combination with 2d on piece. The variety fine, light faults on others. RARE. SG 295 and var., 291 £250
MA1233 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Lower marginal horizontal pair, imprint in margin. Some split perfs. otherwise superb unmounted. Lovely and distinct. SG 295 shade £45
MA1694 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Very fine used. Distinct. SG 295 shade SOLD
MA479 6d, jet-black and grey-lilac shade. Very fine mint. SG 295 shade £12
MA480 6d, jet-black and reddish lilac shade. Very fine mint. SG 295 shade £12
MA481 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG 296 £35
MA1251 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 296 £60
MA1247 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Upper marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 296 £65
MA1250 8d, mauve and pale blue-green. Lower right corner vertical pair, running sheet number '123' in margin. Fine unmounted. SG 296 £85
MA482 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Very fine mint. SG 296 shade £38
MA611 8d, purple and light blue-green shade. Showing printer's mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 296 shade £40
MA772 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 297 £45
MA1252 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh unmounted. SG 297 £80
MA485 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Very fine mint. SG 298 £18
MA1262 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Lower right corner copy, running sheet number '118' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 298 var. £36
MA1263 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Upper right corner pair, right stamp showing prominent 'collar' flaw. Hinged on margin, stamps superb unmounted. SG 298 and var. £150
MA486 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Horizontal pair, very fine unmounted. SG 298 £75
MA489 10d, bright ultramarine and red. Very fine used. Uncommon. SG 298 £60
MA491 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine mint. SG 299 £25
MA635 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Fine used. SG 299 £50
MA492 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine mint. SG 300 £14
MA633 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Very fine mint. SG 300 shade £15
MA919 1/-, black and pale blue shade. Printer's file copies ex the Waterlow archive. Lower right corner block of four. Small punctures and fine condition for these. SG 300 shade (Requisition 177,999 24/7/1923) £95
MA1697 1/-, black and dull blue. Fine used. SG 300 £15
MA496 2/-, black and brown. Very fine mint. SG 301 £20
MA1291 2/-, black and brown. Upper right corner copy, without 'collar' flaw. Hinged on margin, stamp superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 301 SOLD
MA920 2/-, black and brown. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive. Upper right corner vertical block of eight. Small punctures and fine condition for these. SG 301 (Requisition 177,999 24/7/1923) £300
MA498 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA516 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA1698 2/-, black and brown. Very fine used. SG 301 £45
MA499 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine mint. SG 302 £50
MA1299 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Deep shades, fine unmounted. SG 302 £90
MA1298 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1469 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1467 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 302 £100
MA1658 2/6, ultramarine and sepia. Very fine used. SG 302 £75
MA501 2/6, ultramarine and reddish sepia shade. Gum a little toned, fine mint. SG 302 shade £40
MA502 2/6, light ultramarine and pale sepia shade. Gum a little toned, fine mint. SG 302 shade £45
MA1728 2/6, light ultramarine and pale sepia shade. Fine used. SG 302 shade £60
MA503 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Very fine mint. SG 303 £65
MA774 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Hinge trace, very fine fresh mint. SG 303 £70
MA1300 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 303 £110
MA1297 2/6, violet-blue and grey-brown. Lower marginal, superb unmounted. SG 303 SOLD
MA613 2/6, blue and pale grey-brown shade. Fine mint. SG 303 shade £60
MA614 2/6, blue and pale grey-brown shade. Showing results of defective perforation pins at lower left and right. Fine mint. SG 303 shade £60
MA1309 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Very fine mint. SG 304 £100
MA1464 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 304 SOLD
MA520 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 304 var. £140
MA647 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Very fine used, unwashed with intact colour. SG 304 £150
MA1699 3/-, red-brown and turquoise-blue. Very fine used, showing printer's mark upper right. SG 304 £125
RA6582 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Showing collar flaw, fine mint. SG 304 shade var. £120
A206 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 304 shade var. £150
MA700 3/-, red-brown and pale turquoise-blue shade. Fine used on piece cancelled 'REGISTERED BULAWAYO'. SG 304 £110
MA506 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine mint. SG 305 £110
MA1304 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 305 £200
MA1471 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 305 £200
MA1303 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Upper marginal part imprint, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted. SG 305 £210
A210 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, very fine mint. SG 305 var. £150
MA1305 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, small colour run at left, fine unmounted. SG 305 var. £200
RA9707 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing 'collar' flaw, superb unmounted. SG 305 var. £250
MA507 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Fine used cancelled 'MONGU LEALUI'. Uncommon. SG 305 £145
MA1308 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. On piece cancelled with violet oval. SG 305 fiscal use £20
MA508 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine mint. SG 306 £130
MA1310 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine unmounted. SG 306 £225
MA1465 5/-, bright ultramarine and emerald. Very fine used cancelled 'LUSAKA'. SG 306 £135
MA1724 5/-, deep blue and bright green. Fine unmounted, browned gum. SG 307 SOLD
MA1715 5/-, deep blue and bright green. Lower marginal, hinged on face of margin stamp very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 307 £250
MA510 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Very fine mint. SG 308 £190
MA104 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Very fine unmounted. SG 308 £350
MA1313 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Left marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 308 £375
MA1314 7/6, brown-purple and slate. Pen and violet oval cancels. SG 308 fiscal use £35
MA106 10/-, crimson and bright yellow-green. Very fine mint. SG 309 £200
MA610 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine mint and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £250
MA141 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
MA814 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Very fine unmounted and a distinct unlisted printing. SG 309 shade £375
MA1472 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp very fine unmounted and a distinct unlisted variant. SG 309 shade £375
MA1611 10/-, pale crimson and pale yellow-green shade. Printer's file copies ex. the Waterlow archive, block of four. Apparently printing 14, positions 49-50 / 59-60. Fair condition for these. SG 309 shade £75
MA511 10/-, carmine and yellow-green. Very fine mint. SG 310 £245
MA105 10/-, carmine and yellow-green. Very fine unmounted. SG 310 £400
MA1320 1, die III perf. 14, black and magenta. Light stain at right, fine mint. SG 311 SOLD
RA7639 1, black and magenta. A little un-fresh, fine mint. SG 311 £200
MA1470 1, black and magenta. Crackly gum,very fine mint. SG 311 £525
MA1716 1, black and magenta. Very fine unmounted. SG 311 SOLD
MA815 1, black and magenta. Superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely and scarce in this quality. SG 311 £1,000
MA1321 1, black and magenta. Re-gummed, now unmounted. SG 311 £100
MA1700 1, black and magenta. Fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED BULAWAYO' datestamp, some colour loss. Uncommon. SG 311 £275
MA1701 1, black and magenta. Unconvincing / forged cancel. SG 311 £85
MA1702 1, black and magenta. Ink and violet oval cancel, on piece. Strong colour. SG 311 fiscal use £45
A222 1, black and magenta. Horizontal pair date perfined and violet oval cancel. SG 311 fiscal use £30
A223 1, black and magenta. Two pairs in combination with 1898 10 Arms, on piece date perfined and violet cancels. Most attractive. SG 311, 93 fiscal use £85
DIE III WHITE PAPER PRINTINGS PERF. 15, SG 312-322
RA8746 2d to 5/-, set of ten values, very fine fresh mint. SG 312-321 £800
MA172 2d, black and slate-purple. Very fine fresh mint. SG 312 £40
MA1198 2d, black and slate-purple. Lower marginal part imprint, superb fresh mint. SG 312 £55
MA1199 2d, black and slate-purple. Upper marginal part imprint, hinged on margin stamp superb fresh unmounted. SG 312 SOLD
MA1643 2d, black and slate-purple. Lower left corner copy, superb fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 312 £80
MA143 2d, black and slate-purple. Showing part printer's mark upper left, very fine mint. SG 312 £50
MA173 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Lovely pale shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 313 £40
MA1219 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA1216 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA1463 4d, black and orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. SG 313 £80
MA1217 4d, black and pale orange-vermilion. Superb unmounted. Striking. SG 313 shade SOLD
MA174 6d, jet-black and lilac. Very fine fresh mint. SG 314 £50
MA1235 6d, jet-black and lilac. Lower marginal, very fine unmounted. SG 314 £100
MA146 6d, jet-black and lilac. Showing part printers mark lower left, very fine mint. SG 314 £65
MA1644 6d, jet-black and lilac. Lower left corner copy, superb fresh mint. Lovely. SG 314 £70
MA1236 6d, jet-black and bluish lilac shade. Very fine mint. Distinct. SG 314 shade SOLD
MA175 8d, violet and grey-green. Very fine fresh mint. SG 315 £55
MA781 8d, violet and grey-green. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. SG 315 £65
MA1243 8d, violet and grey-green. Lower marginal, very fine fresh unmounted. SG 315 £110
MA185 8d, violet and grey-green. Showing collar flaw. Very fine fresh mint. Uncommon. SG 315 var. £150
MA176 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine fresh mint. SG 316 £65
MA1261 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Lower marginal part imprint. Superb fresh mint. SG 316 £85
MA149 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Superb unmounted. SG 316 £120
MA1645 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Lower left corner copy, superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 316 £130
MA1264 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG 316 £550
MA1265 10d, bright ultramarine and carmine-red. Very fine used cancelled clear part 'LIVINGSTONE AUG 1925' datestamp. Very scarce. SG 316 £200
MA177 1/-, black and dull blue. A vivid shade, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £70
MA1285 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 317 £135
MA1286 1/-, black and dull blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 317 £135
MA152 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printers mark lower left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA151 1/-, black and dull blue. Showing part printers mark upper left, very fine fresh mint. SG 317 £90
MA178 2/-, black and brown. Very fine fresh mint. SG 318 £100
MA785 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Hinge trace, very fine mint. SG 320 £160
MA1307 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 320 £145
MA1306 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Lower marginal, a little browned on reverse, fine unmounted. SG 320 £150
RA4200 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing collar flaw, superb mint. Very scarce. SG 320 var. £300
MA182 3/-, red-brown and grey-blue. Showing collar flaw, superb mint. Very scarce. SG 320 var. £300
MA1459 1, black and deep magenta. Hinge trace, superb fresh mint. A difficult stamp. SG 322 £950
ADMIRAL POSTAL HISTORY / REVENUE USE
A232 1914 6th October. Cover bearing 2d (SG 219), cancelled part BULAWAYO 6 OCT 14 datestamp, to the the Transvaal. £25
MA578 1917 6th September, cover bearing pair 1d Admirals (left stamp defective corner lower left), cancelled 'MONGU-LEALUI' dc datestamp, addressed to Scotland. Attractive. £60
MA938 1917 11th August, typewritten carbon copy of a loan agreement, applied with Admiral 3d pair (SG 259), cancelled in ink with date. The document noted in pencil 'Given up to the 15th March 1919 to come in & see about payment of above'. Most attractive. £110
MA684 1918 7th July, attractive coloured Post Card of Hotel Launch on Zambesi River, Victoria Falls, bearing d Admiral cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another alongside, addressed to the Cape. Light marking. £20
RA657 1918 16th October, cyclostyled page from the ENKELDOORN CHEESE FACTORY for the allotment of 50 shares for 6 5/- to Col. William Napier. The page then folded and posted with the stamp now torn away but cancelled UMVUMA 18 OCT 1918, applied internally with 3d Admiral (SG 259) cancelled with straight line violet Enkeldoorn handstamp. A delightful item despite its faults. £75
MA678 1919 9th May, attractive coloured Post Card of 'Victoria Falls, Main Fall from Livingstone Island', bearing d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', another alongside, addressed to Natal. Some discolouration. £20
RA8584 1920 13th May, single page typewritten 'DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNT' bearing at base pair 1 Admirals (SG 279b), date perfined and violet oval datestamp. Now folded horizontally. £200
RA8588 1920 2nd September, printed two page 'DEED OF TRANSFER' bearing at top strip of three 1 Admirals (SG 279a) plus 10/- and 10 Arms (SG 89, 93) perfined by date '7 / 9 / 20' and light violet oval cancels. £250
MA679 1920 3rd September, attractive coloured Post Card of The Boiling Pot, Victoria Falls, bearing d Admiral crisply cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to Cape Town. £25
RA902 1920 17th November, two page MORTGAGE BOND bearing at top of first page 20 Arms (SG 93a), 5 Arms overprint (SG 113e) plus strip of three 1 Admirals (SG 279b) cancelled with two violet oval DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO cachets and each date perfined 17 / 11 / 20. A most attractive combination with lovely strong colours. £300
RA5110 1920 1st October, printed two page DEED OF TRANSFER, inner page bearing 1898 10/- Arms, 1913 5/- and 1 Admirals (SG 89, 275, 279b), perfined by date and violet oval DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO cancel. £80
RA5111 1920 23rd November, typewritten six page DEED OF TRANSFER, inner page bearing 1898 10/- Arms and 1913 1 Admirals x four (SG 89, 279b), perfined by date and violet oval DEEDS REGISTRY OFFICE / BULAWAYO cancels. Most attractive. £140
MA577 1921 11th April, cover bearing pair and single 2d Admirals (SG 257), cancelled large 'LIVINGSTONE' dc datestamps, addressed to Scotland. Reverse flap torn away, attractive triple rate cover. £120
RA6592 1921 26th April, small cover being a folded printed Wedding Invitation, bearing d Admiral, cancelled ENKELDOORN and addressed to England. Underpaid and endorsed T 10c and further struck with script 1d / I.S. / T cachet, then applied with British 1d due pencil cancelled. Delightful. £125
MA575 1921 9th November, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 256), twice cancelled 'NDOLA' dc datestamps, addressed to England. There re-addressed and machine cancelled. Some opening tears at top. £45
MA576 1922 23rd October, cover bearing 2d Admiral (SG 255), cancelled large part 'NAMWALA' dc datestamp, addressed to England. Few opening tears at top, attractive. £75
RA7161 1922 12th December, typewritten Insolvent Estate document, applied with pair 1 Admirals (SG 311), date perfined (6 / 12 / 22) and violet oval cancel. Attractive. £85
MA939 1923 25th January, printed INVENTORY with typewritten details of an Estate, applied with Admirals 1/-, 5/- and 7/6 x four (SG 272a, 276, 306), cancelled with violet oval cachets and date perfined '19 / 12 / 22'. Attractive. £110
A241 1923 date unclear, cover bearing 2d (SG 291) cancelled part 'PLUMTREE' to England. £30
ADMIRAL POSTAL STATIONERY
MA688 1921 1st February, sepia Post Card of 'The Devils Cataract, Victoria Falls', bearing pair d Admirals, cancelled 'VICTORIA FALLS', addressed to England. £45
MA171 c1922 ? range of five impressions utilising the 'Admiral' head similar to the issued stamps although re-engraved, in a vertical format with a fancy turned design around. Comprising samples struck in claret, pale brown, deep green, deep yellow-brown and bright blue with fine diagonal lines running through. On thin card the reverse of which shows part design similar to that used for security printing. A most unusual group.
 
Note: the 'Admiral' image would suggest some association with the B.S.A.Company, possibly a trial for a revenue useage (cigarette tax ?)
£400
MA980 c1922 ? impression utilising the 'Admiral' head similar to the issued stamps although re-engraved, in a vertical format with a fancy turned design around. Struck in pale brown, with fine diagonal lines running through. On thin card the reverse of which shows part design similar to that used for security printing.
 
Note: the 'Admiral' image would suggest some association with the B.S.A.Company, possibly a trial for a revenue useage (cigarette tax ?)
£80
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