SOUTHERN RHODESIA
FEATURED ITEM
1924 KGV Admirals 3/- to £50, the complete set of die proofs of the frames for all eight duties. Struck in black on wove paper, and each with die numbers in manuscript above, and further endorsed 'Cancelled' in red ink and dated '19 / 1 / 40'. From the Waterlow archive day book with usual resultant faults. A UNIQUE group.
 
Note: Waterlow’s prepared two sets of die proofs. The so-called ‘clean’ set were placed in the proofs book and were kept in optimum conditions whereas the ‘dirty’ set were retained in the printshop and due to the less than ideal conditions there, are often affected by various stains and faults in addition to receiving various ink endorsements and instructions relating to the stamp production process.

£7,500
Last updated: 14th March, 2017
1951 POSTAGE DUE OVERPRINTS, SG D1-D7
STAMPS
SR584 Set of six values excluding the 4d dull grey-green. Very fine unmounted. SG D1-7 less D6 £10
SR585 Set of six values excluding the 4d dull grey-green. Very fine used. SG D1-7 less D6 £22
RA1878 Complete set of seven values including the 4d dull grey-green. Very fine unmounted. SG D1-7 £225
RA4729 Complete set of seven values including the 4d dull grey-green. Very fine or superb used. SG D1-7 £575
SR241 Set of six values excluding the 4d dull grey-green, blocks of four. Very fine used. SG D1-7 less D6 £75
SR242 ½d, block of four, one with broken serif of '2' of '½'. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG D1 var. £25
SR586 ½d, block of four, very fine used. SG D1 £50
RA4728 4d, dull grey-green. Very fine unmounted. SG D6 £225
SR987 4d, dull grey-green. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG D6 £245
SR501 4d, dull grey-green. Block of four, very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG D6 £1,100
RA1064 4d, dull grey-green. Block of four very fine used cancelled with two 'GWELO 23 FE 53' datestamps. RARE, a handfull known to exist. SG D6 £2,600
POSTAGE DUES / COVERS
RA7169 1954, stampless native cover cancelled (partially covered) 'FORT JOHNSON', addressed to Ruwa. No endorsements, then applied with five x 1d overprinted dues (SG D2), ancelled 'RUWA 20 APR 1954'. A wonderful taxed cover. £450
SRR186 1954 22nd July, cover bearing a 1d postage stamp and an incorrectly used 1d revenue stamp. The cover apparently went through the post untaxed. £55
SR521 1956 18th April, cover sent unpaid cancelled 'MARANDELLAS' locally addressed. Struck twice with black '3714' cachets only. Then applied on reverse with five 1d overprinted dues (SG D2) cancelled 21st October. Opened for display. Most attractive and uncommon. £225
SRR185 195?, cover bearing only a 3d revenue stamp, incorrectly used for postage. The cover apparently went through the post untaxed. £55
SRR184 1961 14th September, cover bearing three incorrectly used 1d revenue stamps. The cover received a circular ‘TO PAY / 6d’ marking and a 6d Federal postage due stamp (SG D4) was affixed (signifying double the 3d deficiency) and cancelled Salisbury (15 Sep). £150
SRR183 1963 4th February, cover bearing a 1d postage stamp and an incorrectly used 2d revenue stamp. The cover received a circular ‘TO PAY / 4d’ marking and a pair of Federal 2d postage due stamps (SG D2) were affixed (signifying double the 2d deficiency) and cancelled Salisbury (6 Feb). £150
RA5927 1964 30th July, stampless cover endorsed ‘Pay forward Please’, machine canclled ‘RUSAPE’, addressed to Salisbury. Struck with black circular 17 / TO PAY’ and light violet circular cachets, latter endorsed ‘2d’. Then applied with strip of three 1/- overprinted dues (SG D7) cancelled ‘SALISBURY'. Most attractive.

Note: the address is the ‘I. C. S.’, International Correspondence School. The high rate of 3/- on this cover would represent a pool charge for a number of underpaid items received at the same time.
£200
RA5928 1964 30th September, underpaid at 1d cover, poorly struck datestamp, addressed to Salisbury. Endorsed in ink ‘T 4d’ and with violet circular ‘25 / TO PAY’ cachet endorsed ‘4d’. Then applied with pair 4d Federal and five x 1/- overprinted dues (SG D4, D7), cancelled ‘SALISBURY’ on the 12th October. Lovely.

Note: the address is ‘The Personal Careers Adviser’, for a correspondence School. The high rate of 5/8d on this cover would represent a pool charge for a number of underpaid items received at the same time.
£275
SR522 1964 15th October, unpaid cover posted airmail from Johannesburg to Salisbury. Struck with black 'T / CENTIMES' cachet endorsed '24' and '7d' above. Then applied with QEII 1d and 6d regular issues as postage dues cancelled 'CAUSEWAY 19 OCT 64'. Folded vertically otherwise fine and unusual. £110
BOOKLETS
RA6815 1938 KGVI 2/6 booklet. Showing printed postage rates on inside front cover. Front cover type 2 with non serifed ‘6’ of ‘2/6’, no glassine between panes. Very fine and complete. SG SB4 (3rd or 4th printing) £240
AR189 c1945 2/6 KGVI booklet. Front cover type 2 with non serifed ‘6’ of ‘2/6’, advertising interleaving and glassine between panes, blank inside front cover. Very fine and complete, unexploded. SG SB4b (5th printing) £250
RA746 c1945 2/6 KGVI booklet. Front cover type 2 with non serifed ‘6’ of ‘2/6’, advertising interleaving and glassine between panes, blank inside front cover. Very fine and complete, unexploded. SG SB4b (5th printing) £260
SR988 c1945 2/6 KGVI booklet. Front cover type 2 with non serifed ‘6’ of ‘2/6’, advertising interleaving and glassine between panes, blank inside front cover. Very fine and complete, unexploded. SG SB4b (5th printing) £275
RA748 1954 QEII 2/6 booklet. Very fine and complete. SG SB5 £60
SR250 1954 QEII 2/6 Booklet, complete. patch of surface lifted on front otherwise fine. SG SB5 £45
SR251 1964 QEII 1/- Booklet, pane showing one with 'broken oval' flaw. SG SB6 var. £15
REVENUES / STAMPS
AR200 1924 KGV Admirals 3/- to £50, the complete set of die proofs of the frames for all eight duties. Struck in black on wove paper, and each with die numbers in manuscript above, and further endorsed 'Cancelled' in red ink and dated '19 / 1 / 40'. From the Waterlow archive day book with usual resultant faults. A UNIQUE group.
 
Note: Waterlow’s prepared two sets of die proofs. The so-called ‘clean’ set were placed in the proofs book and were kept in optimum conditions whereas the ‘dirty’ set were retained in the printshop and due to the less than ideal conditions there, are often affected by various stains and faults in addition to receiving various ink endorsements and instructions relating to the stamp production process.

£7,500
SRR12 1924 KGV Admiral, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive. Complete design, complete set of seven values 3/- to £20 (the £50 not known) each in a lower marginal block of four showing imprints in margins. Usual security punctures and condition for these, without gum. A highly attractive and RARE group as such. Mewett 214-221 plate proofs £1,500
SRR8 1924 KGV Admiral 7/6, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, of the head only and complete design. Lower marginal blocks of 20 of both, the complete design showing imprint in margin. Red ink endorsements in margins noting minor printing improvements plus '6000 stamps / = 100 pulls', signed off lower right corners and dated 'Dec 31 / 23' and 'Jan 11 / 24'. Security punctures without gum, vertically folded through centre. Most impressive. Mewett 215 plate proofs £1,500
SR955 1924 KGV Admiral 10/-, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, complete design. Right marginal pair, security punctures without gum. Mewett 216 plate proof £50
SRR9 1924 KGV Admiral 10/-, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, of the head only and complete design. Lower marginal blocks of 20 of both, the complete design showing imprint in margin. Red ink endorsements in margins noting minor printing improvements plus '12,000 stamps / = 200 pulls', signed off lower right corners and dated '29 / 12 / 23' and 'Jan 4 / 24'. Security punctures without gum, vertically folded through centre, the complete design with portion torn away at base. Most impressive. Mewett 216 plate proofs £1,500
SRR10 1924 KGV Admiral £1, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, of the head only and complete design. Lower marginal blocks of 20 of both, the complete design showing imprint in margin. Red ink endorsements in margins noting minor printing improvements plus '30000 stamps / = 500 pulls', signed off lower right corners and dated 'Jan 9 / 24' and 'Jan 12 / 24'. Security punctures without gum, vertically folded through centre. Most impressive. Mewett 217 plate proofs £1,500
SR956 1924 KGV Admiral £5, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, head only. Upper marginal pair, security puncture without gum. Mewett 219 plate proof £50
SR957 1924 KGV Admiral £5, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, complete design. Right marginal pair, security puncture without gum. Mewett 219 plate proof £50
SRR11 1924 KGV Admiral £5, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archives, of the head only and complete design. Lower marginal blocks of 20 of both, the complete design showing imprint in margin. Red ink endorsements in margins noting minor printing improvements plus '1200 stamps / = 20 pulls', signed off lower right corners and dated 'Jan 8 / 24' and 'Jan 11 / 24'. Security punctures without gum, vertically folded through centre. Most impressive. Mewett 219 plate proofs £1,500
SRR25 1924 KGV Admiral 7/6, in combination with pair 6d regular issues, on piece pen and violet cancel. Mewett 215, SG 7 £20
SRR27 1924 KGV Admiral £1, deep purple shade. In combination with pair 10/- plus 5/- regular issue on piece, company violet cancel. Mewett 218, 216 SG 14 £40
SRR22 1924 KGV Admiral £1, bright purple shade, in combination with pair 10/-'s on piece. Violet oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cancels, fine. Mewett 217, 216 £40
SR958 1924 KGV Admiral £1, deep purple shade. Horizontal strip of four on piece, date perfined and company violet cancels. Mewett 217 £20
SRR20 1924 KGV Admiral £20. Company violet cancel and red pen mark, pin holes as often found, exceptionally fine with strong colour. Scarce. Mewett 221 £450
RA2338 1924 KGV £5 Admiral, in combination with 10/- on piece. Each pen cancelled, perfined and violet oval cancels dated 15 OCT 1928. Mewett 219, 216 £55
RA3120 c1930 'Cigarette Tax' Stamp, 1/3 pale brown. Faults including portion severed at left and re-joined, fine and scarce. £45
SR573 1930 KGV ‘Field Marshal’ colour proof of the 10/- revenue duty, printed in close to issued colours with a carmine-lake vignette and a yellowish green frame. The stamp imperforate with upper margin by which it has been affixed to a gilt-edged presentation card (63x104mm) with printed label at base ‘ENGRAVED & PRINTED BY BRADBURY WILKINSON & CO LTD / NEW MALDEN SURREY.’. Superb and most attractive. RARE £1,100
SRR52 1931 KGV Field Marshals, £10, pair and single £1 and 10/-, on piece pen cancelled and violet oval cancels. Mewett 229, 226, 225 £125
SR210 1931 KGV Field Marshals, £20 plus 3/- and regular issue 2/-, on piece cancelled oval 'COURT OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA / SALISBURY 28 JUN 1932' cancel. Fresh and attractive. Mewett 230, 223 £485
SR688 1937 KGVI revenues, 3/- to £50 complete set of nine die proofs in the issued colours, all with wide margins and affixed to piece of card (203 x 325mm), headed 'APPROVED COLOUR PROOFS, REVENUE STAMPS.' Most attractive and a magnificent group. RARE. Mewett 274-282 die proofs £9,500
SRR84 1937 KGVI 3/- revenue, printer’s sample in un-issued colour grey-purple, imperforate and overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN'. Without gum. RARE. Mewett 274 printer’s sample £750
SRR85 1937 KGVI 10/- revenue, printer’s sample in un-issued colour vermilion-red, imperforate and overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN'. Without gum. RARE. Mewett 276 printer’s sample £750
SRR86 1937 KGVI £1 revenue, printer’s sample in un-issued colour blue-green, imperforate and overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN'. Without gum. RARE. Mewett 277 printer’s sample £750
SR787 1937 KGVI £1 revenue, printer’s sample in un-issued colour blue-green, overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN', IMPERFORATE AND WITHOUT SECURITY PUNCH HOLE, affixed to piece cut from the Waterlow sample booklet with number 'S.T. 1817' written in ink above. RARE. Mewett 277 printer’s sample / specimen £850
RA1477 1937 KGVI 7/6, in un-issued colour magenta overprinted 'WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN', with small security puncture. Very fine unmounted. Mewett 275 specimen / printer's sample. £120
RA4741 1937 KGVI 7/6, in un-issued colour magenta overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’, with small security puncture. Very fine unmounted. Mewett 275 specimen / printer’s sample. £120
SRR90 1937 KGVI 7/6, in un-issued colour magenta overprinted ‘WATERLOW & SONS LTD. / SPECIMEN’, with small security puncture. Very fine unmounted. Mewett 275 specimen / printer’s sample. £120
SRR92 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Waterlow archive, complete set of nine values 3/- to £50 including the 7/6 black. Each a matching right marginal block of four, the £20 left marginal, and showing printer's guide cross's in margins. Imperforate and with security puncture and with gum. A lovely and attractive set. Mewett 274-282 plate proofs £1,500
SR959 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, 3/- upper marginal horizontal pair. Imperforate, security puncture and with gum. Mewett 274 plate proofs £50
SR960 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, £1 right marginal block of four showing printer's guide cross and dot in margin. Imperforate, security puncture and with gum. Mewett 277 plate proofs £100
SR961 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, £2 upper right corner block of four. Imperforate, security puncture and with gum. Mewett 278 plate proofs £100
SR962 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, £10 upper marginal. Imperforate, security puncture and with gum. Mewett 280 plate proof £30
SR963 1937 KGVI, plate proofs ex. the Bradbury Wilkinson archive, £10 left marginal. Imperforate, security puncture and with gum. Mewett 280 plate proof £30
RA4738 1937 KGVI, set of eight values 3/- to £50 excluding the 7/6 black. Very fine used. Mewett 274-282 less 275 £80
RA5933 1937 KGVI, complete set of nine values 3/- to £50, including the 7/6 black. Very fine used. A lovely and very scarce group. Mewett 274-282 £2,400
SRR82 1937 KGVI, complete set of nine values 3/- to £50, including the 7/6 black. Very fine used. A lovely and very scarce group. Mewett 274-282 £2,500
SR258 1937 KGVI 3/-, block of four fine used. Mewett 274 £20
SR260 1937 KGVI 10/-, mint light faults. Scarce. Mewett 276 £40
RA9032 1937 KGVI £50 plus £20 horizontal pair, on piece pen cancelled. Small punctures affect £50 and on £20. Mewett 281, 282 £60
RA5592 1937 KGVI £50, horizontal pair fine used. Mewett 282 £75
SR261 1937 KGVI £50, block of four, very fine used with oval cancel dated 6 MAR 1953. Uncommon. Mewett 282 £150
RA2339 1937 KGVI £50, block of four fine used. Uncommon. Mewett 282 £150
SRR46 1937 KGVI £50, vertical block of six, very fine used pen and date '17 NOV 1953' cancelled. Uncommon. Mewett 282 £200
SR262 1937 KGVI £50, block of 12 cancelled with manuscript initials and manuscript or handstamped date 17 NOV 1953. Some perfs. parted otherwise very fine and a scarce multiple. Mewett 282 £500
RA8469 c1937 KGVI ½d definitive handstamped 'EXCISE' diagonally in violet. Creased, fine unmounted. Uncommon. £45
SR774 c1937 KGVI 1d definitive handstamped 'EXCISE' in violet. Horizontal strip of three, left stamp defective and creased. Unmounted. A very scarce multiple. £75
SRR204 c1937 2d large Falls, handstamped 'E' in violet circle. Apparently used without gum. Very scarce. £65
RA9875 1953-54 Arms, die proofs for the complete set of 17 values 1d to £50, plus both small and large vignettes and further small and large designs both having their respective duty erased. All cut to size. Odd minor fault, most attractive and a VERY RARE group. Mewett 302-318 die proofs £3,500
RA9876 1953 Arms, colour proposals for the original 16 values 1d to £50, plus additional 6d in grey-black and red plus 3/- in red and reddish brown. The two 6d's and 3/-'s marked 'A', 'B', 'C' or 'D' above. All as selected for the issued stamps with 6d 'B' and 3/- 'C' chosen. All imperforate and affixed on two thick cards, the small format duties on first and larger on the second. Printed 'ENGRAVED & PRINTED BY / BRADBURY WILKINSON & Co. LTD / NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND' imprinted pasted at base of each. Lovely and RARE. Mewett 302-318 less 305 colour proposals £4,250
RA9873 1954 4d Arms, colour proposals for the new duty. Four different colour combinations in purple and claret, blue and orange, red and orange and red and ultramarine, endorsed 'A', 'B', 'C' or 'D' respectively. Affixed to thick card with 'BRADBURY, WILKINSON & COMPANY, LTD.' imprint at base. Most attractive and RARE. Mewett 305 colour proposals £1,750
RA9847 1953 2d Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 303 vignette plate proof £30
RA9848 1953 2d Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 303 vignette plate proof £60
RA9850 1953 1/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 307 vignette plate proof £30
RA9851 1953 1/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 307 vignette plate proof £60
RA9859 1953 1/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four, endorsed in ink on margin 'Southern Rhodesia / 1/- Territorial Revenue', on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 307 vignette plate proof £75
RA9853 1953 2/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in blue. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 308 vignette plate proof £30
RA9854 1953 2/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in blue. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 308 vignette plate proof £60
SR684 1953 2/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in green. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four, endorsed in ink on margin 'desia / torial Revenue', on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 307 vignette plate proof £65
RA9856 1953 2/6 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in olive. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 309 vignette plate proof £30
RA9857 1953 2/6 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in olive. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 309 vignette plate proof £60
RA9858 1953 2/6 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in olive. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four, part ink endorsement 'itorial Revenue / thern Rhodesia' on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 309 vignette plate proof £70
RA9861 1953 5/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in purple. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 311 vignette plate proof £30
RA9862 1953 5/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in purple. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 311 vignette plate proof £60
RA9863 1953 5/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in purple. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four, part ink endorsement 'Rhodesia / itorial Revenue' on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 311 vignette plate proof £70
RA9865 1953 10/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in claret. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 312 vignette plate proof £30
RA9866 1953 10/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in claret. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 312 vignette plate proof £60
RA9867 1953 10/- Arms, plate proof of the vignette in claret. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four, ink endorsement 'Southern Rhodesia / 10/- Territorial Revenue' on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 312 vignette plate proof £75
RA9869 1953 £1 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in yellow-brown. Horizontal pair on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 313 vignette plate proof £40
RA9870 1953 £1 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in yellow-brown. Block of four on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 313 vignette plate proof £80
RA9871 1953 £1 Arms, plate proof of the vignette in tellow-brown. Upper marginal horizontal strip of four partially torn away, ink endorsement 'Southern Rhodesia / £1. Territorial Revenue' on gummed paper, usual creasing. Mewett 313 vignette plate proof £90
RA9882 1953-54 Arms, complete set of 17 values to £50. Very fine used. Mewett 302-318 £75
RA9846 1953-63 2d Arms, blocks of four from the 1953, 1958 and 1963 printings in brown, claret and brownish red. Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon group. Mewett 303 and shades £60
RA1884 1954 4d Arms, superb unmounted. Mewett 305 £10
RA9328 1953 6d Arms, upper marginal superb unmounted. Mewett 306 £8
RA9849 1953 1/- Arms, block of four superb unmounted. Mewett 307 £40
RA9852 1953 2/- Arms, block of four superb unmounted. Mewett 308 £40
RA9327 1953 2/6 Arms, upper marginal superb unmounted. Mewett 309 £8
RA9855 1952 2/6 Arms, block of four superb unmounted. Mewett 309 £40
RA3129 1953 5/- Arms, very fine unmounted. Mewett 311 £10
RA9860 1952 5/- Arms, block of four superb unmounted. Mewett 311 £40
RA3130 1953 £20 Arms, in combination with 2/- x 3 and 10/- values, on piece pen cancelled. Attractive. Mewett 308, 312, 317 £20
SRR149 1953 QEII dual-purpose definitive set of 13 values to the £1 (missing only the 9d, SG 78-84, 86-91) each fiscally used. A very scarce assembly. £65
SR264 1961-64 Personal Tax. Set of seven values 3d to £3, perforated. Superb unmounted. Mewett 344-350 £75
AR133 Embossed revenue stamp. 1/- duty struck in orange-red on blue paper, apparently part of an employment form. Unusual. £15
REVENUE USE / DOCUMENTS
SR981 1924 1st July, typewritten double page (now folded for display) being an account of an Estate, applied with KGV 3/-, 10/- and £10 revenues (Mewett 214, 216, 220), date perfined and violet oval cancel. Attractive useage of the £10. £150
RA6608 1925 24th April, large (now folded) typewritten page being a Second Interim Administration Account for the estate of John Meikle. Applied with KGV £1 x four, £10 and £20 Admiral revenues (Mewett 218, 220, 221), date perfined and violet oval cancels. A fine revenue document, the £20 being very scarce used as such. £750
SRR35 1926 11th May, typewritten Notarial Bond applied with KGV £1 x two and £10 revenues (Mewett 217, 220), date perfined and violet oval cancels. Most attractive and uncommon useage of the £10,
 
Note: Notarial Bonds were liable for stamp duty of £4 1/- for the first £100 of the bond, and 5/- for each additional £100 or part thereof. In this case the bond was for £4000 thus making the total duty payable £12
£175
SRR37 1926 23rd November, printed Insurance receipt applied with KGV regular issue 1d (SG 2) pen cancelled. Attractive.
 
Note: a stamp duty of 1d was paid on a receipt for any sum in excess of £1
£35
RA6610 1927 21st May, typewritten page being a Notarial Bond, applied with KGV £1 x two and £10 Admiral revenues (Mewett 218, 220), date perfined and violet oval cancels. A fine revenue document. £180
SRR36 1928 3rd August, printed Insurance Renewal receipt applied with KGV regular issue 1d and 3d x three (SG 2, 5) each pen cancelled. Attractive.
 
Note: for every £100 or part thereof of the sum insured, the renewal duty was 1d. In this case the renewal was for £1000 thus the duty payable was 10d
£45
SRR181 1928 20th August, ‘Certificate of Registration’ for ‘thirty asbestos claims’. Bearing a boxed ‘Amount paid’ handstamped in violet with ‘£1’ in manuscript. Issued by the Mining Commissioner’s office, Bulawayo. £45
SRR40 1929 5th February, printed Deed of Transfer applied with KGV £1 strip of four revenues plus 5/0 regular issue (Mewett 217, SG 14), violet oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cancels. Attractive.
 
Note: the duty on a Deed of Transfer for a fixed property was £3 for the first £1000 and 5/- for every additional £100 or part thereof. In this case the Deed was for £1100 thus the duty was £3 5/-. In addition there was a registration fee of £1, making the total £4 5/-
£55
SR322 1931 10th July, full Share Certificate for Q. Q. MINES LTD (now folded for display), applied with KGV 5/- Field Marshal plus 3d small Falls (SG 27, 18) paying the duty, pen and violet oval cancelled. Subsequently cancelled. £40
SRR72 1931 18th November, printed Surveyor's Diagram applied with KGV Field Marshal 10/- revenue (Mewett 225), date perfined. This document eventually updated in 1982 with the application of a Rhodesia $1 revenue stamp. Unusual.
 
Note: duty payable for each diagram was 10/- for each to be attached to the certificate of registered title. It is interesting to see that this fee had not changed 50 years later
£60
SRR67 1932 4th January, printed blue-green 'QUITRENT RECEIPT', applied with KGV 2/- pair regular issue (SG 25), pen and violet oval cancels. Issued for one year for a farm in Lomagundi.
 
Note: the Quitrent duty payable was based on the size of the land in question, measured in morgen. In this instance the land was between 100 to 500 morgen, thus the duty payable was 4/-
£55
SR983 1932 15th September, typewritten double ledger page (now folded for display) being the account of an Insolvent Estate, applied with 2d large Falls, KGV 3/- pair, £1 and £10 Field Marshal revenues (Mewett 223, 226, 229), cancelled with violet oval 'HIGH COURT OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA / SALISBURY' cancels. Lovely and fresh colours. £175
RA3125 1932 14th October, complete five page DEED OF TRANSFER document, the first inner page bearing KGV 10/-, £1 and £5 Field Marshal revenues (Mewett 225, 226, 228), cancelled with black oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' strikes. Lovely fresh colours. £75
RA1099 1933 6th January, printed 'New Certificate of Registration after Transfer' document from the Mining Commissioner's Office. Issued as a duplicate for the registration of 10 gold claims, struck at top right with blue boxed 'AMOUNT / PAID / £' handstamp endorsed '5/-'. Most unusual. £45
SRR130 1933 24th July, printed ‘INVENTORY’ document (folded for display) for a deceased estate. Bearing postage issue Large Falls 3d (horizontal strip of four) and Field Marshal 5/- (SG 27, 30).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable on a deceased estate was 3/- for the first £100 of the estate value and 1/- for each additional £100 or part thereof. This estate was valued at £344 making the total stamp duty payable 6/-.
£65
RA6177 1933 24th November, two page typewritten asset and liabilites document, internal page applied with KGV 1/6 x two, 2/- x two and 5/- x seven KGV Field Marshal definitives, pen cancelled and violet oval ‘HIGH COURT OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA’ strikes. Highly attractive. £265
AM114 1934 1st October, Bulawayo Mining Commissioner’s Office ‘New Certificate of Registration after Transfer.’ For ten gold reef claims, bearing handstamped violet box ‘AMOUNT / PAID / £ ’ with ‘5/-’ in manuscript. £45
SRR79 1934 25th April, printed 'GILL, GODLONTON & GERRANS' receipt applied with KGV Field Marshal regular issue 1d (SG 16a), pen cancelled.
 
Note: duty of 1d was paid on all receipts in excess of £1
£30
SRR180 1934 14th November, ‘New Certificate of Registration after Transfer’ for ‘ten gold reef claims’. Bearing a boxed ‘Amount paid’ handstamped in violet with ‘5/-’ in manuscript. With an oval cachet of the issuing office ‘MINES OFFICE / 14 NOV 1934 / BULAWAYO’. £45
RA1101 1934 18th December, printed Barclays Bank (Bulawayo) cheque for £7.3s.3d with Southern Rhodesia 1d 'cheque stamp' embossed in vermilion and with Field Marshal 1d scarlet (SG 16a) on reverse tied by manuscript signature and dated '24/12/34'. £15
SRR80 1935 1st February, printed 'STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA' cheque, embossed on front with orange oval 'ONE PENNY' impression, then further on reverse applied with KGV Field Marshal ½d pair (SG 15a), pen cancelled.
 
Note: cheques were charged a duty of 1d which was the embossed type, and then further charged at 1d when it was cashed
£35
SRR69 1935 10th December, irregular postal use of revenue stamps. KGV Field Marshal 7/6 revenues (Mewett 224), two singles which were apparently first used on a postage packet and struck with a 'SALISBURY S. R.' datestamp. This was noticed as an incorrect use with the two stamps then forwarded on the 2nd December to the Postmaster General and requesting that the 15/- paid to be refunded. Followed on the 7th December with a letter from the Postmaster General advising that the applicant should make his request for a refund to the place where the stamps were purchased, and that confirmation be made that the stamps were actually affixed to a postal packet. Finally on the 10th December a printed letter from the British South Africa Company, Charter House, Salisbury addressed to the Civil Commissioner enclosing the actual two stamps and previous correspondence and requesting a refund. A remarkable survivor, and full of typical bureaucracy. £350
SRR75 1936 28th July, printed Sun Insurance Office Limited policy renewal form applied with KGV Field Marshal 1d and 4d regular issue (SG 16a, 19a), violet oval cancel.
 
Note: issued for the renewal of 'Plate Glass' in the sum of £500, and the duty for such renewal was 1d for each £100 or part thereof of the amount insured, thus the duty was 5d.
£50
SRR56 1937 19th October, printed Birth Registration form (now folded for display) bearing KGV 5/- Field Marshal regular issue (SG 27), violet oval cancel. Uncommon useage.
 
Note: the fee for registering a birth was 5/-
£70
SRR178 1938 25th June, ‘Certificate of Transfer’ for ‘ten claims on the gold reef’. Bearing printed ‘Amount paid’ within a box and ‘£1’ in manuscript. With an oval cachet of the issuing office ‘MINES OFFICE / 25 JUN 1938 / BULAWAYO’. £45
SRR179 1938 25th June, ‘Certificate of Registration after Transfer’ for ‘ten gold reef claims’. Bearing a small printed ‘Amount paid’ within a box and ‘5/-’ in manuscript. With an oval cachet of the issuing office ‘MINES OFFICE / 25 JUN 1938 / BULAWAYO’. £45
SRR98 1938 4th November, light blue printed 'QUITRENT RECEIPT' applied with KGVI 2/6 strip of four regular issue, 7/6 and £1 revenues (SG 51, Mewett 275, 277), each ink cancelled with relevant duty value and violet oval cancels. Issued for farm Tekke in Mazoe for a period of five years. A wonderful example of this rarity used on document, with around half a dozen known used as such.
 
Note: although the regulation had changed, this late Quitrent Receipt is for 1930 to 1934 for a property in excess of 500 morgen. The rate was 7/6 per year for five years making a total of £1 17/6d
£4,500
SRR115 1940 18th April, printed green on green Rhodesia Chrome Mines cheque (now folded for display), embossed with heavily over-inked orange oval 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA / ONE PENNY / REVENUE' impression, another partial alongside and additionally with KGVI 1d definitive pen cancelled. £25
SRR143 1941 2nd September, BSA Golden Jubilee 1d (two examples, SG 54) used on a cheque (folded for display), one paying the 1d cheque duty and the other used as a receipt stamp for the 1d receipt duty for cashing a cheque. £30
SRR177 1941 13th December, ‘Driver’s Licence’ showing printed ‘Fee paid: 10s.’
 
Note: previously revenue stamps had been used to pay the Driver’s Licence fee. After 1940, only the amount of the fee, which was 10s, was printed on the Driver’s Licence.
£170
RA1109 1941 24th December, printed green on white cheque from the 'BLUE & VEE MINES, LIMITED' issued for £28 14/6, struck with embossed oval 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA / ONE PENNY / REVENUE' and KGVI 1d definitive pen cancelled. Attractive. £15
SRR140 1942 12th June, BSA Golden Jubilee ½d pair (SG 53) used on a cheque (folded for display) paying the 1d receipt duty for cashing a cheque. £30
SRR138 1942 24th September, KGVI 1s and a BSA Golden Jubilee 3d (SG 48, 57) used in combination on a policy of insurance against fire damage (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable on an insurance policy against fire damage was 1d for every £100 or part thereof of the amount insured. In this case the amount insured was £1500, making the stamp duty 1/- 3d.
£30
SRR116 1942 26th October, printed red on white Calcite Gold Mines Mines cheque (now folded for display), embossed with orange oval 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA / ONE PENNY / REVENUE' impression, additionally with KGVI 1d definitive pen cancelled and perfined. £20
SRR182 1942 15th November, cheque (folded for display) showing a large oval (underinked) 1d revenue stamp embossed in red. The 1d receipt duty was paid using a dual purpose meter mark stamp. £25
SRR129 1943 15th March, printed green on green Blue & Vee Mines cheque (now folded for display), embossed with orange oval 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA / ONE PENNY / REVENUE' impression, additionally with KGVI 1d definitive pen cancelled. £20
SRR134 1943 6th April, Large Falls 3d used with BSA Golden Jubilee 2d and KGVI 1d (SG 35b, 41, 56) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal of the shares being transferred. The value of this transfer was £51 5/- making the stamp duty 6d.
£35
SRR111 1943 14th May, printed Deed of Transfer applied with KGVI 10/- and £1 revenues plus pair 1/- and 5/- regular issues (Mewett 276, 277, SG 48, 52), cancelled black oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets. Attractive.
 
Note: stamp duty on a Deed of Transfer was 15/- for a property between £150 and £200. In this case the property was valued at £200, making the stamp duty 15/-. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, and a further duty of 2/- was required for every sub-divisional transfer, thus giving a grand total of £1 17/-
£30
SRR126 1943 25th May, handwritten and coloured Property Diagram for a piece of land in Bulawayo, applied with KGVI 10/- revenue (Mewett 276), pen cancelled. The property again transferred in 1972 with the application of a further Rhodesia $1 paying the duty at that time. Unusual.
 
Note: the stamp duty of 10/- for a certified property diagram would be attached to a Certificate of Registered Title of a property.
£40
SRR142 1943 3rd June, BSA Golden Jubilee 1d (seven examples, SG 54) used on a share transfer document (folded for display). Most attractive.
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 2700 shares of 6d nominal value each, making the total nominal value £67 10/- and therefore the stamp duty 7d.
£45
SRR141 1944 8th February, BSA Golden Jubilee 1d (four examples, SG 54) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 750 shares of 1/- nominal value each, making the stamp duty 4d.
£40
SRR144 1944 8th February, BSA Golden Jubilee 1d (SG 54) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 5 shares of 1/- nominal value each, making the total nominal value 5/-, and therefore the stamp duty 1d.
£25
SRR123 1945 15th October, printed 'BECHUANALAND EXPLORATION COMPANY' cheque, applied with KGVI 1d (SG 41), violet date cachet.
 
Note: the duty on all bank cheques was 1d
£20
SRR135 1946 31st January, Large Falls 2d pair used with KGVI 1d (SG 35a, 41) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 1000 shares of 1/- nominal value each, making the stamp duty 5d.
£35
SRR120 1946 1st March, KGVI 1d and 4d (SG 41, 43) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 1000 shares of 1/- nominal value each, making the stamp duty 5d.
£25
RA3521 1946 12th March, single page Share Certificate, now folded, for the transfer of 2000 shares in the North Charterland Exploration Company, applied at base with KGVI 4d pair definitives and 2d Falls (SG 43, 35a), cancelled with large violet Company rubber stamp. £10
RA3523 1946 31st March, single page Share Certificate, now folded, for the transfer of 2000 shares in the North Charterland Exploration Company, applied at base with KGVI 4d pair definitives and 2d Falls (SG 43, 35a), cancelled with large violet Company rubber stamp. £10
SRR131 1946 2nd April, Large Falls 2d (SG 35a) incorrectly used on the reverse of a cheque to pay the 1d receipt duty. £20
RA3524 1946 30th October, single page Share Certificate, now folded, for the transfer of 2500 shares in the North Charterland Exploration Company, applied at base with KGVI 1d and pair 6d definitives (SG 41, 44), cancelled with large violet Company rubber stamp. £10
SRR105 1947 15th August, printed 'BECHUANALAND EXPLORATION COMPANY' cheque, applied with KGVI 1d x two (SG 41), violet cachets and perfined.
 
Note: the duty on a cheque was 1d, and the receipt duty on cashing a cheque was a further 1d
£20
SRR145 1947 10th November, Victory 1d (SG 64) used on a cheque (folded for display) paying the 1d receipt duty for cashing a cheque. £25
SRR112 1948 28th April, printed Deed of Transfer applied with KGVI 10/- and £1 revenues and pair 2/- regular issues (Mewett 276, 277, SG 50), cancelled black oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets. Attractive.
 
Note: stamp duty on a Deed of Transfer was 12/- for a property between £100 and £150 of value. In this case the property was valued at £200, making the stamp duty 15/-. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, plus a further duty of 2/- was required for every sub-divisional transfer, thus giving a grand total of £1 14/-
£25
SRR122 1948 8th July, printed receipt applied with KGVI ½d pair (SG 40) pen cancelled, further 'SALISBURY' datestamp lower left.
 
Note: all receipts for amounts in excess of £1 required a duty of 1d
£20
SRR132 1950 5th December, Large Falls 3d (SG 35b) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of share value. In this case the value was £25, making the stamp duty 3d.
£15
SRR103 1951 27th March, attractive printed 'SUN INSURANCE' policy (now folded for display), applied with KGVI 4d, 10d x four and 5/- regular issues (SG 43, 47, 52), cancelled violet oval cachet. Most attractive.
 
Note: the duty on insurance policies for buildings and household effects was 1d for every £100 or part thereof insured. In this case the house was insured for £10 000 and furniture for £400, thus making the duty 104d, or 8/8d
£50
SRR118 1951 30th October, printed Mortgage Bond applied with KGVI £1 strip of three and £50 revenues plus 5/- regular issue (Mewett 277, 282, SG 52), cancelled black oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cachets. Apparently a further stamp originally applied in error, removed at the time and cancelled over. Light faults.
 
Note: stamp duty on a Mortgage Bond was £4 10/- for the first £1000 of value and then 5/- for each additional £100 or part thereof. In this case the property was valued at £20000, making the stamp duty £52. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, plus a 5/- fee for witnessing the signature, thus giving a grand total of £53 5/-
£75
SRR104 1951 1st November, KGVI 4d and 6d (SG 43, 44) used on a share transfer document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty payable was 1d for every £10 or part thereof of the nominal value of the shares being transferred. This transfer was for 2000 shares of 1/- nominal value each, making the stamp duty 10d.
£25
SRR102 1952 4th March, page taken from a Southern Rhodesia Passport applied with KGVI 2/- x four regular issue (SG 50), cancelled red oval 'IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT' cachets. Apparently required for the issue of a Visa to visit the Sudan with the application of a Sudan 50 Piastres overprinted 'PASSPORT' cancelled with maroon circular 'BRITISH EMBASSY CONSULAR / KHARTOUM' cachets. Highly unusual.
 
Note: the fee for a passport renewal was 8/-
£225
SR1029 1953 21st April, typewritten page from a Notarial Agreement of Lease document applied with KGVI £10, £20 and £50 x three revenues (Mewett 280, 281, 282). Cancelled with violet oval 'CIVIL COMMISSIONER / SALISBURY' strikes. Attractive and clean. £300
SRR147 1953 18th May, 1d embossed revenue stamp (narrower design introduced in the early 1950’s) used on a cheque (folded for display), as a cheque stamp while a Rhodes Centenary 1d (SG 72) dual purpose commemorative stamp was affixed to the reverse to pay the 1d receipt duty. £25
SRR159 1953 5th September, 1953 QEII dual-purpose definitive 10/- used in combination with KGVI dual-purpose definitive 2/6 (pair, SG 51, 90) and KGVI £2 and £5 revenue stamps on a Mortgage Bond (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty on a mortgage bond was £4 10/- for the first £1000 and then 5/- for each additional £100 or part thereof. In this case the bond was for £1711 16/- 4d, making the stamp duty £6 10s. In addition there was a Bond Registration fee of £1, and 5s for witnessing the signature, making a total stamp duty of £7 15/-.
£45
SRR168 1953 4th November, cheque (folded for display) showing a 1d red oval embossed (or impressed?) revenue stamp paying the cheque stamp duty (still 1d in 1953). £20
SRR152 1953 5th November, QEII dual-purpose definitives 1d and 6d (pair, SG 79, 84) used on an Insurance Policy Increase document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty on the increase of the amount insured on a household insurance policy was 1d for every £100 or part thereof of the amount insured. In this case the increase in the amount insured was £1300, giving a total stamp duty of 1/- 1d.
£40
SRR154 1953 5th November, QEII dual-purpose definitives 1d and 2d (SG 79, 80) used on an Insurance Policy Increase document (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty on the increase of the amount insured on a household insurance policy was 1d for every £100 or part thereof of the amount insured. In this case the increase in the amount insured was £250, giving a total stamp duty of 3d.
£40
SRR169 1954 8th October, cheque (folded for display) showing a 1d red embossed revenue stamp with an additional 1d revenue adhesive affixed to pay the increased 2d stamp duty rate on cheques introduced in 1954. £20
RA9889 1955 16th February, printed page from a Mortgage Bond, applied with 5/- and four x 10/- Arms revenues (Mewett 311, 312), violet oval cancels.
 
Note: the duty on a mortgage bond was 5/- for each £100 or part thereof of the amount of the mortgage. In this case the mortgage was for £650, making the duty payable £1 15/-. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid making the total £2 5/-
£20
SRR165 1955 1st April, cheque (folded for display) showing a 1d red oval impressed revenue stamp and a small circular ‘SR/1d.’ handstamped alongside, paying the additional duty required after the stamp duty on cheques had been increased to 2d in 1954. £35
SRR164 1955 23rd June, cheque (folded for display) showing a large oval 2d revenue stamp embossed in green. The stamp duty for cashing cheques was raised to 2d in 1954 which in this case was paid using a 2d adhesive revenue stamp affixed on the reverse. £20
AM113 1955 (April), Rhodesia Railways receipt for £20 bearing 2d revenue stamp tied by light datestamp. £15
SRR166 1956 13th December, cheque (folded for display) showing a 2d oval revenue stamp embossed in green, paying the 2d stamp duty on cheques. A 2d adhesive revenue affixed on the reverse paid the duty to cash the cheque. £20
RA9890 1956 28th December, printed Mortgage Bond applied with five x 1/- and pair £2 Arms revenues (Mewett 307, 314), black oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cancels.
 
Note: the duty on a mortgage bond was 5/- for each £100 or part thereof of the amount of the mortgage. In this case the bond was for £1250 making the total duty £3 5/-. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, making a total of £4 5/-
£25
SRR156 1957 29th May, 1953 QEII dual-purpose definitives 2d and 4d (SG 80, 82) used as stamp duty on a share certificate (folded for display).
 
Note: the stamp duty on share warrants was 6d for every £10 or part thereof of warrant value. In this case the share warrant certificate was for £1 making the stamp duty 6d.
£45
RA9891 1959 15th July, single page typewritten Deed of Transfer, applied with £1, £2 and £10 Arms revenues (Mewett 313, 314, 316), violet oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' cancel.
 
Note: the duty on a deed of transfer was £3 for the first £1000 of the value of the property transferred, and 5/- for every additional £100 or part thereof. In this case the property transaction was for £4600, making a total duty of £12. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, making the total £13
£25
RA9897 1960 2nd October, printed page from a Deed of Transfer, now folded, applied with 5/-, 10/- x three and £10 Arms revenues (Mewett 311, 312, 316), violet oval 'REGISTRAR OF DEEDS' strikes. Attractive.
 
Note: the duty on a deed of transfer was £3 for the first £1000 then 5/- for every additional £100 or part thereof of the property value. In this case the property transaction was £4100 making the duty payable £10 15/-. In addition a registration fee of £1 was paid, making a total of £11 15/-
£45
RA1122 1961 8th March, printed Norwich Union fire insurance renewal receipt for £9.7s, bearing 1952 Southern Rhodesia Arms revenues 1d, 2/-, 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (strip of three) and £1 (Mewett 302, 308-9, 311-13) all tied by small circular cachets struck in violet. Attractive. £20
SRR163 1962 5th September, cheque (folded for display) showing a small oval 2d impressed revenue stamp paying the stamp duty (previously paid using adhesive stamps). £20
POSTMARKS
SR396 AVONDALE dc, large part strike dated 24 NOV 1938, on ½d KGVI. Uncommon. £15
SR857 AVONDALE dc, complete strike dated 23 OCT 1948, on KGVI 5/- corner marginal on piece. Lovely and uncommon. £45
SR858 BORROWDALE / S. RHODESIA sc relief, crisp complete strike dated 23 AU 48, on KGVI 1d on piece, creased lower left. Very scarce. £75
MBSA8 CONCESSION RAIL dc, virtually complete bold strike dated 26 NOV 27, on pair 1d KGV Admiral. £15
RA9312 CONCESSION RAIL dc, large part strike dated 20 JLY 25, on 1½d KGV Admiral. £6
SR398 DAISYFIELD dc, light almost complete strike dated 22 APR 32, on pair 1½d KGV Field Marshals. £25
RA1126 (D)AISYFIELD dc, good part strike dated 8 AUG 27 on 1d KGV Admiral. £20
SR421 DARWENDALE dc, almost complete strike dated 20 MAR 1938, on 2d large Falls. £5
SR399 DAWSONS dc, large part strike dated 29 JUL 33, on 1d Field Marshal on piece. £25
RA9170 DAWSONS dc, large part strike dated 28 FEB 1938, on pair KGVI 1d definitives. £15
SR892 FILABUSI dc in VIOLET, complete crisp strike centrally placed on 2d Falls block of four on piece. Most attractive and very scarce. £100
SR424 GLENDALE dc, almost complete crisp strike dated 15 OCT 1934, on pair 1d KGV Field Marshals on piece. £5
RA8617 GOROMONZI negative bag seal in violet on piece. Uncommon. £15
RA9316 GREAT ZIMBABWE dc, complete strike dated 19 SEP 1935, on KGV 1d Silver Jubilee on piece. £6
RA8602 GREYSTONE dc, almost complete strike dated 17 JUL 29, on KGV 1d Admiral on piece. Scarce. £35
RA8606 GUINEA FOWL dc, complete crisp strike dated 14 NOV 51 on 2d large Falls on piece. £15
SR402 (HI)GHLANDS sc relief, crisp part strike dated 9 JY 46, on 1d KGVI. Scarce. £55
RA8615 KIRRIEMUIR dc, three complete strikes including negative bag seal, on piece. £25
RA7406 KUMALO AIRPORT dc, complete strike dated 15 IV 53, on 4½d Rhodes Centanary on piece. Uncommon. £20
AR412 LLEWELLIN BARRACKS dc, full strike dated 9 MAY 1957 (Federal period) tying Federal 3d definitive (SG 4) to small piece. £15
SR430 MADUMABISA dc, almost complete bold strike dated 8 FEB 36, on 2d large Falls on piece. £15
RA3513 MADUMABISA dc, very fine complete strike dated 9 MAR 49, on pair KGVI 1d's on piece. £15
RA9244 MAKWIRO dc, almost complete strike dated 28 APR 1928, on block of four KGV 1d Admirals £10
RA9245 MAKWIRO dc, three part or complete strikes dated 11 OCT 1928, on block of six KGV 1d Admirals £15
SR428 MATETSI dc, large part strike dated 23 JUL 1927, on KGV 1½d Admiral. £10
SR429 MATOPOS tc, large part strike dated 15 NOV 33, on KGV 1d Field Marshal. £7
SR859 MAYFAIR MINE dc, complete strike date unclear, on KGV 1d Silver Jubilee on piece. Very scarce. £50
SR328 PARCELS BULAWAYO RHODESIA (blank below) dc, complete strike dated 12 MAY 1937, on KGVI 3d and 6d on piece, some faults. Most unusual and not recorded in Proud. £90
SR431 PENHALONGA dc, complete crisp strike dated 23 SEP1937, on KGV 1d Field Marshal on piece. £4
SR878 SALISBURY. N. dc, crisp large part strike dated 29 JAN 1935, on 3d large Falls £10
RA8608 SAUERSTOWNSHIP dc, complete strike dated 17 MAY 54, on 2d Matabeleland on piece. Uncommon. £25
RA7407 SOMABULA dc, complete strike dated 19 NOV 1936, on 1d KGV Field Marshal on piece. £6
SR435 SOTI SOURCE dc, fair complete strike dated 23 MAR 48, on KGVI 1d on piece. Scarce. £20
SR409 THEYDON dc, good part strike date (?) DEC 1945, on KGVI 1d on piece. £4
SR863 UMTALI / S. RHODESIA sc relieft, crisp complete strike dated 12 JY 50, on 2d large Falls. Scarce. £75
SR432 VICTORIA FALLS dc, complete strike dated 4 JUL 1933, on pair KGV 1d's Field Marshals on piece. £3
SR410 ZAWI dc, part strike dated 29 DEC 1933, on KGV 1d Field Marshal. £12
SR327 Collection of postmarks on three stockpages, struck on 2d large Falls. Including AVONDALE, ANTELOPE MINE, BELINGWE, BELLEVUE, BINDURA, BROMLEY, BUSHTICK, CHIPINGA, COLLEEN BAWN, CONCESSION, CRAIGMORE, DADAYA, DAHLIA, ENKLEDOORN, ESSEXVALE, FIGTREE, FORT VICTORIA, GLENDALE, GREENDALE, GUINEA FOWL, GWANDA, GWELO, HEADLANDS, HEANY CAMP, HARARI, HUNTERS ROAD, IRON MINE HILL, LANCASTER, LEGION MINE, LONELY MINE, LUPANI, MACHEKE, MUDAMABISA, MAKWIRO, MARANDELLAS, MARLBOROUGH, MARULA, MASHABA, MATETSI, MOFFAT, MNENE, MONDORO, MREWA, MUTAMBARA, MSONNEDDI, NIL DESPERANDUM MINE, NYABIRA, NYAMANDHLOVU, PLUMTREE, QUEENS MINE, QUEENS PARK, POSTAGE PAID IN CASH / SALISBURY, SELUKWE, SHABANI, SHAMVA, SHANGANI, SINOIA, SOMABULA, TJOLOJO, UMFESERI, WANKIE, WANDERER MINE, WEST NICHOLSON, WILTON, BULAWAYO 5, and relief sc UMTALI. A good group to start with some scarce offices. £175
SR326 Collection of postmarks on stockpage, all struck on 3d large Falls (SG 35b). A total of 23 smaller offices represented. Including CHIPINGA, EIFFEL FLATS, ESSEXVALE, GLENDALE, GOLDEN VALLEY, GREENDALE, GWANDA, GWELO, HEADLANDS (two types), HEANY CAMP, INYAZURA, KAROI, LOCHINVARE. MELFORT, MIAMI, MREWA, RUSAPE, RUWA, SINOIA, TRELAWNEY, UMTALI and UMVUMA. An unusual range on this duty. £65
SR325 Collection of postmarks on stockpage, all struck on KGVI Coronation. Smaller offices including BINDURA, CHAKARI, CHATSWORTH, DARWENDALE, EGYPT 65, EIFFEL FLATS, HEADLANDS, MATOPOS, NORTON, NYAMANDHLOVU, PLUMTREE, RUSAPE, SHABANI, SHAMVA, TANDAAI, TRELAWNEY, WELLESLEY, BEMBESI, BUSHTICK, NYAMANDSHLOVU (on 3d) and BINDURA, EIFFEL FLATS, BUSHTICK, THEYDON, SINOIA on 6d. £50
MISCELLANEOUS
SR413 1932 1d 'Prevent Blindness' labels. Two blocks, first without green printing and shift of perforations, and second with shifts of green and yellow printing. Very fine unmounted. £40
SR852 1934 8th May, black and white Post Card of the Victoria Falls, bearing South African ½d Springbok pair. This duly noted as incorrect, scored around and endorsed 'Not valid' with further 'T 2d'. Struck alongside 'VICTORIA FALLS' datestamp addressed to Durban. Further black 'T / 2D.' cachet applied. Unusual. £40
RA3803 1938, 4th August. c1927-1942 1d Rhodesia Railways Limited newspaper stamp, type I deep orange-red. Horizontal pair on piece cancelled with two blue oval 'RHODESIA RAILWAYS / BULAWAYO / 4 AUG 1938' datestamps. Some light soiling, very scarce. £125
SR1025 1940 18th November, printed 'SOUTHERN RHODESIA TELEGRAPHS.' form sent from Guinea Fowl to Bulawayo and struck at upper right corner 'GUINEA FOWL' datestamp. Fine and a scarce survivor. £45
RA2809 1940 B. S. A. Jubilee, coloured publicity label for this event ‘VISIT SOUTHERN RHODESIA for the JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS’ dated July – Sept. 1940. Very fine unused with gum. Attractive. £20
RA1484 c1942 patriotic label 'WE REALISE IN RHODESIA / (etc.) / THE BRITISH NAVY', in red and blue on cream. Very fine unused with gum. £4
RA2353 c1942 War Fund propaganda label, red and blue on white, rouletted. ‘THE NATIONAL WAR FUND OF S. RHODESIA’ in a ‘V’ shaped panel. Very fine unused. £4
AR430 RAILWAYS 1944 (8th May), Waybill headed “The Rhodesia Railways, Limited. / Operating the lines owned by the following companies, viz.:- The Beira Railway Co., Ltd., The Rhodesia Railways, Ltd., The Shabani Railway Co., Ltd.”. For a trunk and suitcase sent from Bulawayo to Kokstad, East Griqualand. Bearing a KGVI 1d postage & revenue (SG 41) tied by ‘PAID / For Rhodesia Railways, Limited / P.P. Fox & Bookless’ cachet struck in violet. Unusual. £125
SR993 1947 3rd January, printed 'On His Majesty's Service' cover struck at lower left with violet oval 'CENTRAL AFRICAN COUNCIL' cachet and addressed to London. Upon arrival receiving a red machine 'LONDON / OFFICIAL PAID' cancel plus blue oval 'SECRETARY OF STATE / DOMINIONS OFFICE' cachet. Attractive and unusual. £20
SR1009 1947 20th May, incoming Air Letter from Nairobi and addressed to The Postmaster General, Salisbury. Sent from the office of the P.M.G. there and in response to various queries raised at to the Postal Service in East Africa. In all eight points including no Airmail service to the Seychelles, to Italian Somaliland conveyed by R.A.F. service, to Madagascar, Mauritius and Reunion by Air France (once a week) and that the rate for air conveyance by them at 'Gold Francs 25.00 per kilo'. A fascination record of the time and a remarkable survivor. £45
RA1076 (dated 1947) piece cut from official document impressed with the large red embossed seal of Southern Rhodesia, signed by the Governor and Minister of Internal Affairs. Unusual. £40
SR415 1947-49, selection of three different Radio Ham postal cards, sent from either Que Que, Shabani or Umtali to various destinations. Unusual group. £20
RA1078 c1950 sepia Postcard of the S. S. 'RHODESIA CASTLE'. Very fine unused, and an unusual adjunct to the background of the country. £15
SR994 1950 25th April, cover with red meter franking 'SALISBURY / SOUTHERN RHODESIA / GR' 1d and 1/-, sent registered Airmail to England, datestamp below. Attractive and clean. £25
SR991 1950 14th November, cover with red meter franking 'SALISBURY / SOUTHERN RHODESIA / GR' 1d, 3d and 1/-, sent registered Airmail to England, datestamp below. Attractive and clean. £25
SR416 1952 28th July, printed 'OHMS REGISTRATION OF VOTERS' Postcard, black oval crested 'CENTRAL REGISTRATION OF VOTERS OFFICIAL FREE' cachet lower left, sent from Salisbury to West Nicholson. Unusual. £15
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