Henk de Lange
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Southern and Northern Rhodesia, Rhodesia & Nyasaland
H801 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1925 Parcel label bearing KGV 8 x 1˝d value (total 1s) cancelled 'Gwelo 13 AUG 25'. Addressed to African Explosives and Industries Bulawayo. Very scarce. Some stamps bottom row slightly damaged due to being stuck down at edge of label. £85
H802 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1928 Very rare 'POSTAGE PAID in CASH GATOOMA 8 MAR 28' postmark on envelope to Johannesburg. Seldom seen cancel on full envelope and in fine condition. £65
H803 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1925 KGV 4d Postal Stationery Registered Letter with additional 1˝d stamp to pay for the postage rate cancelled 'QUEQUE 3 AUG 25' postmarks. Pink registration label, addressed to Gwelo with arrival backstamp. £50
H804 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1929 KGV 4d Postal Stationery Registered Letter with additional 1d stamp to pay for the postage rate cancelled 'GWELO 14 JUN 29' postmarks Pink registration label and addressed to Cradock in Cape Province. De Aar Station transit and Cradock arrival cancels £50
H805 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1937 (10 NOV) 'Watts Garage Que Que' Illustrated envelope franked Field Marshall ˝d (open letter rate) cancelled with very fine strike of the very large 'QUEQUE (38 x 28) timed postmark. Very clean. £35
H806 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1940 KGVI 4d Postal Stationery Registered Letter with additional 1d stamp to pay for the postage charge, cancelled 'QUEQUE 5 JAN 40' postmarks and pink registration label. Addressed to Gwelo. Backstamped 'QUEQUE' and scarce 'Registered Gwelo' arrival strikes. Attractive. £45
H807 SOUTHERN RHODESIA WWII 1943 Incoming cover posted at 'Brentwood Essex 10 MCH 1943' UK and addressed to Bulawayo. Endorsed 'Damaged by Seawater 12 3 43' and stamp soaked off due to immersion in water. Condition as can be expected for such cover. Few paper remainders on reverse. Very scarce SOLD
H808 SOUTHERN RHODESIA 1953 Royal Invitation to a Mr J Whitmore by 'The Governor and Lady Kennedy at Home' on Monday 13th July 1953 to meet Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. Together with a complete ticket to admit Mr Whitmore to 'A Ball at Government House, Salisbury. On reverse Police Traffic Arrangements on 'How to get to and depart from Government House'. Very scarce combination and a great addition to any Rhodesian Royalty Collector. The card with some paper remainder on reverse from being stuck down. SOLD
H809 SOUTHERN RHODESIA Very scarce 1954 QEII Southern Rhodesia 4d Postal Stationery Registered Letter with additional R&N 1d stamp to pay for the postage charge. Cancelled 'MUMBWA 16 OCT 54' addressed to Port Elizabeth. Whilst used during the Federation Period these QEII envelopes are very scarce. Opened on three sides which is relatively common with the ABC Shoe Company correspondence. £250
H747 NORTHERN RHODESIA 1938-52 KGVI 1˝d carmine-red part imprint block of 4. Very fine unmounted mint. Top right stamp few shortish perfs at right. SG 29 £80
H746 NORTHERN RHODESIA 1935 Silver Jubilee set in blocks of 6 incl 6d sheet number block very fine unmounted mint. 2d and 3d left bottom corner stamps handling bends. SG 18-21 £60
H775 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII ˝d imperforate plate proofs of the vignette and complete design plus perforate plate proof complete design in pairs all fine unmounted mint. Each with usual punctures and fine condition for these. Each with usual punctures and fine condition for these. SG 18 plate proofs £90
H776 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d imperforate plate proofs of the vignette and complete design plus perforate plate proof complete design in pairs all fine unmounted mint. Each with usual punctures and fine condition for these. SG 19 plate proofs £90
H777 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d top left corner block of 18, showing Pylon re-entry row 3/6 plus in addition stamps 3/7and 3/8 mast and map faded in comparison to other stamps. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 19/aa £30
H778 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and grey-black, perf. 12˝ x 14 coil stamp. Showing missing map variety. Superb unmounted with normal stamp for comparison. SG 19a var.
 
Note: it has previously been suggested that this variety is a forgery. We do not accept that opinion. Bearing in mind that this coil stamp was printed in considerably long lengths of paper, it is quite conceivable that a slight interruption of pressure occurred resulting in a lighter impression
£90
H779 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and grey-black, perf. 12˝ x 14 coil stamp vertical pair. Showing missing map variety. Superb unmounted mint. SG 19a var.
 
Note: it has previously been suggested that this variety is a forgery. We do not accept that opinion. Bearing in mind that this coil stamp was printed in considerably long lengths of paper, it is quite conceivable that a slight interruption of pressure occurred resulting in a lighter impression
SOLD
H780 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and grey-black, perf. 12˝ x 14 coil stamp vertical strip of 4. Showing missing map plus fading of mast variety. Superb unmounted mint. SG 19a var.
 
Note: it has previously been suggested that this variety is a forgery. We do not accept that opinion. Bearing in mind that this coil stamp was printed in considerably long lengths of paper, it is quite conceivable that a slight interruption of pressure occurred resulting in a lighter impression
£375
H781 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1959 QEII 1d carmine-red and grey-black, perf. 12˝ x 14 coil stamp vertical pair. Showing missing map and faintest of faintest impression of mast variety. Superb unmounted mint. SG 19a var.
 
Note: it has previously been suggested that this variety is a forgery. We do not accept that opinion. Bearing in mind that this coil stamp was printed in considerably long lengths of paper, it is quite conceivable that a slight interruption of pressure occurred resulting in a lighter impression
£200
H782 RHODESIA AND NYASALAND 1960 Kariba Dam, complete set of six values in matching upper right value / sheet number blocks of four. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 32-37 £50
H783 RHODESIA AND NYASALAND 1960 Kariba Dam, complete set of six values in matching lower left corner blocks of four. The two lower values with sheet number in bottom. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 32-37 £40
H784 RHODESIA AND NYASALAND 1960 Kariba Dam 3d bottom marginal strip of three, all stamps showing Cable across gorge variety. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 32 var SOLD
H785 RHODESIA AND NYASALAND 1960 Kariba Dam 1/3 top right corner sheet no /value pair showing Earing flaw variety. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 35aa £35
H786 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1960 Kariba 5/- marginal pair, left stamp with 'Seagull' flaw variety, constant variety on row 8/4 right pane. Very fine unmounted mint. Very scarce. SG 37 var. £300
H787 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1960 Kariba 5/- single with 'Seagull' flaw variety, constant on row 8/4 right pane. Very fine unmounted mint. Very scarce. SG 37 var. £250
H788 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1961 Mining, 1/3 lower marginal vertical pair, the upper stamp showing prominent blue 'doctor blade' lines running horizontally through. Very fine unmounted mint. A very scarce variety on this issue. SG 39 and var. £50
H789 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1963 YMSC, 6d and 1/3, matching vertical marginal imprint blocks of 12, both showing ‘forehead retouch’ flaws row 3/5 and imprint in lower margins. Very fine mint. Lightly hinged in margins/top and bottom pairs SG 48-49 and vars. £50
H790 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1963 YMSC 6d, showing strong downwards shift of black printing. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 48 var. £50
H791 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1963 YMSC 1/3 (on piece with 9d train) showing strong upwards shift of black printing. Fine used and very scarce as such. SG 48 var. £80
H774 RHODESIA & NYASALAND 1955 Cent of Discovery of Victoria Falls the two values in marginal imprint double bottom rows. Vertical folded but not over imprint blocks. Very fine unmounted mint. SG 16, 17 SOLD
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