RHODESIA U.D.I.
FEATURED ITEM
c1967 Arms 6d black and orange perf 14½. Very fine used cancelled with parts of two circular cachets of an Insurance Society struck in violet and pen cancel. RARE. Mewett 452
£650
Last update: 11th March, 2017
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REVENUES
R65 1966 Arms £100 blue and orange. Superb unmounted. Mewett 450 £80
RU1309 1966 Arms £100 blue and orange. Block of four, very fine unmounted. Mewett 450 £320
RU1310 1966 Arms £100 blue and orange. Upper right corner block of four showing frame plate '1' in margin, superb unmounted. Scarce. Mewett 450 £450
RA4760 1965 Arms £100 blue and orange. Superb used cancelled in ink ‘1 / 1 / 69’. Mewett 450 £100
RA1304 1965-6 Arms 10/-, £1, £2 (Mardon) and £100 blue and orange (Bradbury Wilkinson), each superb unmounted. Mewett 450, 454-6 £130
RU1830 1966 Arms 10/-. Block of four, superb unmounted. Mewett 454 £20
RU1491 1966 Arms £1. Superb unmounted. Mewett 455 £8
RA8450 1966 Arms £1 upper left corner block of four showing running sheet no. '002' and traffic light indications in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 455 £40
RA9907 1966 Arms £1 block of 12 being the lower two rows of the sheet, showing cylinder numbers '1A' and imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 455 £120
RA8451 1966 Arms £2 upper marginal block of 12 being the upper two rows of the sheet, showing running sheet no. '016' and traffic light indications in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 456 £120
RA9908 1966 Arms £2 block of 12 being the lower two rows of the sheet, showing cylinder numbers '1A' and imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 456 SOLD
R64 1965-6 Arms 3d, 1/- & 10/-, each in an IMPERFORATE block of four. Superb unmounted. Mewett 451, 453-54 vars. £110
RA9904 1965-6 Arms 3d, upper right corner block of 12 IMPERFORATE, showing colour dots in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 451 var. £110
RA9905 1965-6 Arms 1/-, upper right corner block of 12 IMPERFORATE, showing colour dots in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 453 var. £110
RA9906 1965-6 Arms 10/-, upper right corner block of 12 IMPERFORATE, showing colour dots in margin. Superb unmounted. Mewett 454 var. £110
RA4761 c1967 Arms 6d black and orange perf 14½. Very fine used cancelled with parts of two circular cachets of an Insurance Society struck in violet and pen cancel. RARE. Mewett 452 £650
RU1833 1970-80 decimal Arms. Perf. 14 complete set of 11 values less the 2½c, although including the 1980 '3c' on 2½c provisional surcharge. Fine used. Uncommon group. Mewett 457-471 less 458 B £20
RU1835 1970 decimal Arms $20, perf. 12½. Fine used Mewett 470 A £5
RA3253 1970 decimal Arms 50c, $1, $2, $4, $10 and $20, all on piece each pen cancelled. $10 and $20 perf. 12½, others perf. 14. Mewett 464-67 B, 469-70 A £20
RU1320 1970 decimal Arms $4 block of four and $20 block of six, perf 12½. Used on piece pen cancelled and puncture affecting one of each at base. Mewett 467 A, 470 A £25
RA5015 1970 decimal Arms $20 perf 12½. Block of four fine used cancelled with violet boxed strike. Mewett 470 A £20
RA3254 1970 decimal Arms $20 perf 12½. Eight copies on piece rubber stamp cancels. Attractive. Mewett 470 A £40
RU1322 Large portion of a Brokers note, the reverse bearing 25c, $1, $2, $10 x 12 and block of 15 $20 values ($423.25 in duty) all cancelled with company rubber stamps. Most attractive and uncommon. £90
RU1887 'Personal Tax Act, 1961 / Record of Employees' form applied completed with 31 x 3/4 bright emerald and single 10/- ultramarine Personal tax stamps (Mewett 341A, 342B), each with manuscript date and initials. Finally struck at top and lower right with violet boxed 'COLLECTOR OF TAXES / 24 AUG 1967' cachets. Unusual. £60
AR429 1960s Standard Bank ‘SPECIMEN’ cheque for Manica Road West Branch, Salisbury. Printed by Mardons in red and pink on a faintly lined mauve background. With small ‘RHODESIA 3d DUTY PAID’ oval impressed at upper right. Very fine. Unusual. £65
NEWSPAPER AND RAILWAY STAMPS
RU1520 RHODESIA RAILWAYS 1d to £1 parcel stamps. Complete set of 13 values, various station code letters. Very fine unmounted. £35
R51 RHODESIA RAILWAYS 1d to £1 parcel stamps. Nine values values overprinted 'PLT' - Plumtree, blocks of four. Very fine unmounted. £30
R54 RHODESIA RAILWAYS 10c and 20c parcel stamps. Overprinted 'FT' - Francistown, the errors of colour in light blue and magenta. Very fine unmounted. £25
RU1498 1964 2nd March, part Rhodesia Railways Waybill, applied with 6d, 2/6, 10/- and £1 x two parcel stamps overprinted 'WK' (Wankie). Cancelled 'R. R. / WANKIE'. Most attractive and uncommon early useage. £40
RU1497 1968 30th September, part Rhodesia Railways Waybill, applied with 2d and 2/- parcel stamps overprinted 'DT' (Dett). Cancelled violet oval 'RHODESIA RAILWAYS / DETT'. £15
POSTMARKS
RA3905 SELOUS / RHODESIA dc, crisp almost complete strike in purple, dated 15 JUN 66, on 1/3 CAA. Uncommon. £10
RA831 UZUMBA dc, two large part strikes dated 6 OCT 77 on strip of three 4c definitives (SG 492 white paper). RARE. £30
LABELS
RA2091 1965, printed 'EXTRA' notice for the Rhodesia State Lotteries, advising 'DOUBLE PRIZES' for the 109 and 110 Lotteries. Folded, fine and unusual. £6
R74 c1965 bilingual 'THANK YOU SOUTH AFRICA / PETROL' label. Rouletted and gummed. Single, very fine unused. £3
R77 1966 'CENTRAL AFRICAN TRADE FAIR' publicity label, inscribed 'GOOD LUCK RHODESIA'. Rouletted and gummed. Very fine unused. £4
R80 1974, 1975 & 1978 'RAPT' Christmas stamps, half sheets from each year showing the complete range of 25 different types, with the themes 'Aloes and Succulents', 'Trees' and 'Reptiles'. Very fine unused. £25
R81 1978 'RAPT' Christmas stamps, complete sheet of 50 (two panes of 25) showing the theme 'Reptiles'. Very fine unused. £16
CURRENCY NOTES
RU1456 RESERVE BANK OF RHODESIA currency note: $5 brown showing Rhodes head watermark. Uncirculated. £40
RU1884 RESERVE BANK OF RHODESIA currency note: $10 slate showing Rhodes head watermark. Lightly circulated. £45
RU1457 RESERVE BANK OF RHODESIA currency notes: $1 blue and $2 red, with Zimbabwe Bird watermark. Uncirculated £35
ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA
R73 c1980 small size Registered Envelope, very fine unused.

Note: this is the only item of philatelic nature issued by the Post Office during the interim period from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe.
£10
RA2149 1979 31st May – 1st June, last day of Rhodesia and first day of Zimbabwe Rhodesia. Two large printed covers bearing full definitive sets (SG 555-69) cancelled SALISBURY on the respective days plus smaller versions of the same, all in specially printed folder linen bound. Uncommon. £40
AR224 c1979-1980, Post and Telecommunications Corporation / Zimbabwe Rhodesia REQUISITION FOR A MONEY ORDER (105x148mm) printed in blue on buff. Folded once horizontally, otherwise very fine unused. A scarce survivor from the short-lived ‘Zimbabwe Rhodesia’ period which lasted less than a year. £30
RA2151 1980 May, 'ONE UNIT' petrol coupon, in green on white. Unused. £2
RA2152 as above, block of four £8
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