SOUTH AFRICA
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1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Dull blue-grey and bright violet shade. Left marginal strip of three showing dramatic up and leftwards shift of the overprint, now well into the margin at left. Right stamp with minor fault at base otherwise very fine unmounted. DRAMATIC AND VERY SCARCE. SG O36b vars. (UHB 0121 47C V2)
 
Note: accompanying the strip is a reduced image of the original large part sheet from which this strip was taken. The shift was progressive from right to left and running upwards. This particular strip is row 19 of the sheet, and due to the nature of the shift, is the most dramatic
£475
Recent acquisitions are numbered in blue. Last update: 27th January, 2017
OFFICIALS
SA2295 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Very fine mint. SG O1 £15
SA3099 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., matt ink. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O1 £30
SA1734 1926 2d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., shiny ink. Very fine unmounted. SG O1 £30
SA1736 1926 d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Block of four, fine used. SG O2L £35
SA3100 1926 1d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Very fine used. SG O3L £10
SA2346 1926 6d overprinted OFFICIAL. / OFFISIEEL., London printing. Fine used. SG O4L £45
SA2730 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Centred right, very fine unmounted. SG O5 £8
SA2347 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Upper marginal, fine used. SG O5 £15
SA2348 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (narrow setting). Very fine used. SG O5 £20
SA740 1928 2d London pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (wide setting). Superb unmounted. SG O5a £10
SA1741 1928 6d Pretoria pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Very fine mint. SG O6 £18
SA2350 1928 6d Pretoria pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Very fine used. SG O6 £40
SA2731 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O7 £4
SA1746 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Block of four lower left stamp showing missing fraction bar on ''. Very fine mint. SG O7 and var. £10
SA1744 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Right marginal block of four, lower right stamp showing stop after OFFISIEEL on Afrikaans stamp. Very fine unmounted. SG O7a, O7 £75
SA2301 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Showing varieties stop after OFFISIEEL on BOTH English and Afrikaans stamps. Very fine mint, most unusual. SG O7a and b £20
SA2733 1930 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O8 £4
SA2299 1930 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Proving left marginal superb unmounted. SG O8 £5
SA1749 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Very fine mint. SG O9 £5
SA2732 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O9 £10
SA2349 1930 6d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Fine used. SG O9 £30
SA2302 1930 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting, reading down). Lower marginal very fine mint. SG O10 £32
SA2734 1930 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting, reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O10 £60
SA2303 1930 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Deep shades, very fine mint. SG O11 £45
SA2109 1931 2/6 London pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Lower left corner block of four, stamp 10/1 showing stop after 'OFFICIAL'. Hinged on upper pair, lower unmounted. SG O11, O11a £350
SA2304 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. 10mm between lines at left and 11mm between at right. Superb unmounted. SG O12 var. £8
SA1754 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower marginal block of four upper right stamp showing stop after OFFISIEEL, on English stamp. Very fine mint (variety) or unmounted. SG O12a, O12 £40
SA5177 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal arrow block of eight. Folded horizontally otherwise superb unmounted. SG O12 £25
SA5178 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Upper left corner block of eight showing wide and narrow settings together on right pair, in addition white mark above 'S' of 'SUID' and black mark in margin on stamp 1/1 plus sloping green lines in margin on stamp 1/4 (UHB V17). Superb unmounted. SG O12 and vars. £25
SA5179 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Upper right corner block of four showing 'snail' flaw on 1/12. Superb unmounted. SG O12 and var. £20
SA1753 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing stop after OFFISIEEL, on Akrikaans stamp. Very fine mint. SG O12b £22
SA1757 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of eight showing BOTH 'Cobweb' and 'Dollar' varieties. Very fine unmounted. Uncommon in this format. SG O12c, O12d, O12 £135
SA1756 1931 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four lower left stamp showing line on nose (row 18/12) variety. Very fine mint or unmounted (variety). SG O12 var. (UHB V16) £20
SA3103 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Left marginal block of four showing narrow setting on upper left stamp, others normal. Superb unmounted. SG O12 and var. £20
SA3164 1930 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading down). Left marginal block of 12 showing both wide and narrow settings throughout. Superb unmounted. SG O12 £40
SA5167 1934 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Upper marginal right stamp showing 'snail' flaw (row 1/12, UHB V27). Ink endorsement on margin, otherwise superb unmounted. SG O12w var. £25
SA4922 1934 d Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Block of four very fine used. SG O12w £15
SA751 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type I wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. With variety stop after OFFISIEEL, on English stamp. Right marginal strip of four with BOTH English stamps showing the variety. Superb unmounted. SG O13a £140
SA1758 1930 1d Pretoria Roto., type II, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O13d £12
SA2308 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Superb unmounted. SG O14 shade £12
SA1778 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four very fine mint or unmounted. SG O14 shade £15
SA1761 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine used. SG O14 shade £9
SA1762 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four very fine used. SG O14 shade £18
SA1763 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., greenish-grey and pale purple shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of six very fine used. SG O14 shade £27
SA1766 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four superb unmounted. SG O14 shade £24
SA2345 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Showing dropped 'OFFICIAL' on right stamp, right marginal very fine mint. SG O14 shade var. £25
SA4510 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Left marginal part arrow block of four, showing major upwards shift of overprint. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O14 shade var. £300
SA2351 1930 2d Pretoria Roto., slate-grey and purple, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Fine used. SG O14 shade £8
SA1764 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O15 £80
SA4923 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Superb unmounted. SG O15 £240
SA2311 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and pale violet shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O15 shade £120
SA4924 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine used. SG O15 £70
SA5032 1938 2d Pretoria Roto., blue and violet, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Block of four, upper right stamp showing 'Airship' flaw. Very fine used cancelled with light datestamp. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE. SG O15, O15a £600
SA1768 1930 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O16 £5
SA1773 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four upper right stamp showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on English. Superb unmounted. SG O16a, O16 £150
SA1777 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of 18, showing stop after 'OFFISIEEL' on two English and Afrikaans stamps, in addition running sheet number '9287'. Fine used. A remarkable multiple. SG O16a, O16b, O16 £300
SA1772 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing broken 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Very fine mint. SG O16 var. £8
SA5025 1930 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Left marginal showing strong rightwards shift of overprint, now straddling perforations. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. Striking and uncommon. SG O16 var. £225
SA1775 1931 6d Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Showing broken 'L' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Fine used. SG O16 var. £12
SA4946 1932 1/- Pretoria Roto., yellow-brown and blue shade, wmk. inverted overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 19mm between lines. Right marginal superb and fresh unmounted. SG O17
 
Note: it would appear that the narrower setting is in fact more difficult to find than the wider type
£90
SA2313 1932 1/- Pretoria Roto., pale brown and blue shade, wmk. inverted overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 21mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O17b £50
SA5424 1932 1/- Pretoria Roto., wmk. inverted overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 19mm between lines. Left stamp showing bird in sky flaw (row2/1) and right dot in first 'A' of 'AFRICA' flaw (row 2/2). Very fine and fresh unmounted. Uncommon combination. SG O17 vars. (UHB V3, V4) £120
SA2314 1933 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting). Very fine mint. SG O18 £60
SA2736 1933 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (narrow setting). Superb and fresh unmounted. SG O18 £125
SA1771 1934 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (wide setting). Very fine unmounted. SG O18a £90
SA1782 1934 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (wide setting). Lower right corner block of four hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG O18a £180
SA2975 1934 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (wide setting). Very fine used. SG O18a £60
SA1779 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Very fine mint. SG O19 £40
SA2315 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, 20mm between lines. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG O19 £55
SA2110 1946 2/6 Pretoria Roto., overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Left marginal block of four, superb unmounted. SG O19 £110
SA2746 1935-49 hyphenated pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 values with all watermark, shade and types as listed. Superb unmounted, a difficult group. SG O20-O27 £550
SA5175 1937 d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. upright (issue 4A). All four marginal arrow blocks of four or six. Hinged on margin or unmounted, very fine and fresh. A very scarce group. SG O20w £120
SA2355 1937 d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. upright. Superb used. SG O20w £25
SA759 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Wmk. upright. Superb unmounted. SG O21aw £4
SA2326 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, wmk. inverted. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O21 £10
SA4927 1937 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Very fine mint. SG O22 £30
SA1785 1937 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Showing blocked 'O' of 'OFFISIEEL' on left stamp. Very fine mint. SG O22 var. £45
SA4926 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Showing broken chimney and faint headgear flaw, right marginal very fine mint. SG O22ab £120
SA1788 1937 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. inverted. Very fine used. SG O22 £25
SA760 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Right marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O22aw £55
SA2327 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Showing broken chimney and faint headgear flaw, right marginal very fine mint. SG O22aw (ab) £60
SA2328 1939 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and bright gold shade, wmk. upright. Showing flag on chimney at right flaw, lower left corner very fine mint. SG O22aw (ac) £60
SA4928 1941 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue-green and dull gold shade, wmk. upright. Very fine mint. SG O22b £30
SA1792 1941 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue-green and dull gold shade, wmk. upright. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O22b £40
SA2331 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA342 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, right marginal pair, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA516 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine mint. SG O23 £75
SA1794 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, upper left corner hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG O23 £135
SA762 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, left marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O23 £250
SA1795 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, upper marginal 'arrow' block of four. Superb unmounted. Uncommon. SG O23 £350
SA2357 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine used. SG O23 £35
SA2358 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, very fine used. SG O23 £40
SA1796 1939 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Blue and violet, strip of three very fine used on piece. SG O23 £45
SA1797 1937 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type I. Very fine mint. SG O24 £45
SA4500 1937 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type I. Block of four lower right stamp showing 'Falling ladder' flaw. Hinged on upper pair, lower (including flaw) superb unmounted. RARE. SG O24a, O24 £1,250
SA1799 1938 6d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Green and vermilion, type II. Very fine used. SG O24c £8
SA2333 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O25 £40
SA765 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O25 £65
SA766 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Chocolate-brown and milky blue shade. Superb unmounted. SG O25 shade £70
SA2359 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 £35
SA2360 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 £35
SA2363 1939 1/- hyphenated pictorial, chocolate and pale blue shade, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O25 shade £40
SA2336 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O26 £35
SA1821 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O26 £55
SA1804 1948 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Upper marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG O26 £110
SA1805 1948 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O27 £60
SA1806 1948 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Upper right corner, superb unmounted. SG O27 £110
SA2337 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, very fine mint. SG O28 £60
SA3751 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, showing broken yoke-pin flaw (row 18/5). Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG O28 var. £150
SA2742 1940 5/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Black and blue-green, lower marginal superb unmounted. SG O28 £110
SA2012 1940 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Blue and sepia, very fine fresh mint. SG O29 £275
SA4300 1940 10/- hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL (OFFICIAL at left). Blue and sepia, superb used. Very scarce. SG O29 £400
SA1809 1941 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading up). Superb unmounted. SG O30 £8
SA1810 1941 2d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL (reading up). Block of four, superb used. SG O30 £55
SA3765 1944 d hyphenated pictorial grey and blue-green, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down). Superb unmounted. SG O31a SOLD
SA2365 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Very fine used. SG O33 £7
SA5143 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Lower marginal showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on both stamps, in addition black sheet number in margin. Superb unmounted. Robertson (1995) certificate. SG O33a £750
SA1812 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading down) narrow setting. Block of four showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIELL' on ALL FOUR stamps. Very fine used. A remarkable multiple. SG O33a £700
SA394 c1935-49 1d Gold Mine (SG 87) pair each overprinted horizontally with OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Printed from genuine overprinting forme as used for the 1937 1d and 6d (with 11.5mm spacing) though possibly of clandestine origin. SG O33 var. £950
SA2741 c1935-49 1d Gold Mine (SG 87) right marginal pair each overprinted horizontally with OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL. Printed from genuine overprinting forme as used for the 1937 1d and 6d (with 11.5mm spacing) though possibly of clandestine origin. KGVI Expertising certificate. SG O33 var. £950
SA773 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Superb unmounted. SG O34 £70
SA1815 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Showing break in frameline on left stamp, very fine mint. SG O34 var. (UHB V6) £45
SA1816 1949 1d hyphenated pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, (reading up). Very fine used. SG O34 £60
SA2113 1950 2d, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL reading up, OFFICIAL at right. Superb and fresh unmounted. The key stamp of the OFFICIAL group and a rarity of the Union period. SG O35 £3,750
SA2740 1950 2d, overprinted OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL reading up, OFFICIAL at right. Superb and fresh unmounted, ink splash at lower left. The key stamp of the OFFICIAL group and a rarity of the Union period. KGVI Expertising certificate. SG O35 £3,750
SA2361 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and deep lilac shade. Very fine used. SG O36 £18
SA5171 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, slate and deep lilac shade. Upper right corner block of four both upper stamps showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 1 5/6). Very fine unmounted, scarce in this positional format. SG O36, 036a £700
SA5144 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, slate and deep lilac shade. Right marginal block of four both upper stamps showing diaeresis over second 'E' of 'OFFISIEEL' (row 11 5/6). Very fine unmounted, scarce in this positional format (by part arrow in margin). PFSA certificate (2001). SG O36, 036a £700
SA775 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and bright violet shade. Superb unmounted. SG O36b £6
SA2111 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and bright violet shade, right marginal block of four showing red sheet number '2122'. Superb unmounted. SG O36b £30
SA5611 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Dull blue-grey and bright violet shade. Left marginal strip of three showing dramatic up and leftwards shift of the overprint, now well into the margin at left. Right stamp with minor fault at base otherwise very fine unmounted. DRAMATIC AND VERY SCARCE. SG O36b vars. (UHB 0121 47C V2)
 
Note: accompanying the strip is a reduced image of the original large part sheet from which this strip was taken. The shift was progressive from right to left and running upwards. This particular strip is row 19 of the sheet, and due to the nature of the shift, is the most dramatic
£475
SA2362 1949 2d redrawn pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Slate and bright violet shade. Very fine used. SG O36b £12
SA1817 1949 d screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four very fine used. SG O37 £15
SA3108 1948 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of 16 showing running red sheet number '2841' in margin, in addition stamp 3/3 showing white line through buck's left ear (row 5/11). Superb unmounted. SG O37 and var. (UHB V5) £55
SA3105 1949 d entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower left corner block of six showing 'Cylinder No. 7020 A' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O37b £20
SA3104 1949 d entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Lower right corner block of six showing 'Cylinder No. 11 B' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O37b £20
SA1818 1949 d entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of 12 showing running red sheet number '6448' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O37b £35
SA3106 1949 d entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of 36 being the lower three rows of the sheet, showing cylinder 'No. 11B' and 'No. 7020A' in margins, in addition stamp 1/10 shorter 'OFFICIAL'. Hinged on four stamps in upper row otherwise unmounted. SG O37b and var. £110
SA1820 1950 1/- entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine mint. SG O38 £6
SA1819 1950 1/- entire design screened pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Left marginal superb unmounted. SG O38 £9
SA1550 1950-54 pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 pairs, with all listed printings and shades. Very fine mint. SG O39-O51 £325
SA779 1950-54 pictorials, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Complete set of 15 pairs, with all listed printings and shades. Superb unmounted. A difficult group. SG O39-O51 SOLD
SA3101 1951 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of four lower right stamp showing green smudge in top right corner (row 8/12). Superb unmounted. SG O39 and var. (UHB V2) £10
SA1551 1951 d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Cylinder '70 31' block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O39 £3
SA1553 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, grey and bright rose-carmine. Cylinder 'Cylinder No. 6A' lower left corner block of six. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O41 £4
SA1554 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, grey and bright rose-carmine. Cylinder 'Cylinder No. 6B' lower right corner block of six. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG O41 £4
SA1556 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Cylinder 6931 B block of six. Stamps unmounted, hinged on margin. SG O44 £6
SA1555 1951 1d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four, very fine used. SG O44 £8
SA787 1950 2d pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Cylinder 18 30 and 6927 50 blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG O45 £8
SA1558 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Block of four, superb unmounted. SG O47 £10
SA2366 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb used. SG O47 £15
SA2368 1951 1/- pictorial, lighter shades, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Very fine used. SG O47 shade £12
SA1560 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Cylinder '6926 6935' block of four, superb unmounted. Scarce. SG O47a £350
AS176 1953 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Cylinder 6926 6935 block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG O47a £350
SA2367 1951 1/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, blackish brown and ultramarine shade. Very fine used, uncommon. SG O47a £140
SA1561 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O48 £8
SA2369 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb used. SG O48 £30
SA1562 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing 'heatwave' variety. Very fine mint. SG O48 var. £6
SA2370 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing 'heatwave' variety. Superb used. SG O48 var. £35
SA2341 1951 2/6 pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, showing leftwards shift of overprints, into margin. Very fine mint. SG O48 var. £45
SA2342 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Very fine mint. SG O49 £90
SA1564 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Right marginal showing part sheet number in red. Very fine mint. SG O49 £90
SA2745 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Some extraneous black overprinting ink, superb unmounted. SG O49 £160
SA1565 1951 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and blue-green. Lower two rows of the sheet, without cylinder numbers. Superb unmounted, very scarce in this format. SG O49 £900
SA1566 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Very fine mint. SG O50 £30
SA1567 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Lower right corner pair showing cylinder number '6925', plus 'rain' flaw on right stamp (row 20/6). Superb unmounted. SG O50 var. £85
SA1568 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Cylinder '6925 36' block of four, showing 'rain' flaw on lower right stamp (row 20/6). Superb unmounted. SG O50 £175
SA2371 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Very fine used. SG O50 £70
SA1572 1953 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and pale blue-green. Vertical strip of three, on piece very fine used. SG O50 £30
SA2344 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Left marginal very fine mint. SG O50a £35
SA1569 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Left marginal showing handstamped date 'MAY 1954' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG O50a £95
SA1570 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Cylinder '72 8' block of four, Superb unmounted. SG O50a £180
SA1571 1954 5/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL, black and deep yellow-green. Lower two rows of the sheet cylinder '72 8'. Superb unmounted, scarce in this format. SG O50a £500
SA1575 1950 10/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted. SG O51 £65
SA2112 1950 10/- pictorial, overprinted OFFISIEEL / OFFICIAL. Right marginal block of four, very fine unmounted. SG O51 £135
SA4542 1929 26th August, cover bearing d and 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' ovperprints (SG 07, 05), cancelled CAPE TOWN and sent airmail to Pretoria. £55
SA4543 1933 2nd January, 2d Springbok Letter Card bearing 1d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG 03), cancelled 'DURBAN' and addressed to Pretoria. £35
SA4547 1934 16th February, cover bearing two O.F.S. 6d 'V.R.I.' overprints plus 2d overprinted 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' (SG O14), cancelled 'BLOEMFONTEIN' and sent registered airmail to Windhoek, arrival backstamps. £35
SA4544 1937 18th February, cover bearing 6d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' (SG 09) overprints, cancelled 'bilingual 'MOBILE P.O. / JOHANNESBURG' datestamp, addressed to Tristan Da Cunha. Sent registered with airmail label and upon arrival struck with violet double ring 'TRISTAN DA CUNHA' strikes in violet. Apparently un-delivered and returned to Cape Town where received 'CAPE TOWN / PAQUEBOT' datestamp for the 16th February 38 on front and 'RETURNED L.O' strikes on reverse dated the following day. In addition on reverse 'POSTED OUT OF COURSE / TO PAY' bilingual cachet. Unusual. £110
SA4548 1950 23rd October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition cover bearing 1d, 2d, 6d, 1/- and 2/6 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O21b, O45, O24d, O25, O19), plus un-overprinted d, 3d, 1 and 4d, cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £95
SA4546 1950 27th October, printed Johannesburg Philatelic Exhibition cover bearing d, 1d, 2d and 2/6 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints (SG O31a, O33c, O45, O19), cancelled special 'NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' oval datestamps. Locally addressed. £95
SA4545 1953 4th June, cover bearing 2d 'OFFICIAL / OFFISIEEL' overprints block of four (SG O45) plus additional d, cancelled 'MOBILE P.K. No.1 / JOHANNESBURG' datestamps, addressed to the U.S.A., arrival backstamps. £20
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