Lot Number: 7766
Closing: 04 November 2014
- Guide price (GBP): 2500 - 3000
- Currency guide (USD): 4000 - 4800
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SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - 1853 - 1910 EXTENSIVE COLLECTION WITH COVERS AND POSTMARKS Interesting old time collection offered intact, well written up to illustrate the stamps and postal history of the various colonies pre the Republic. Starts with a fine range of Cape of Good Hope triangulars, including 1853 deeply blued paper 1d deep brick red, 4d deep blue (4) including a superb square pair, 1s deep dark green, 1865 1d rose on cream paper, slightly blued paper 4d blue on cover , 1855 4d blue on cover, and square pair, 1863 DLR 1d shades, 4d square pair, then a fine range of "Hope" issues, including covers, postmarks through to Ed VII issues, Natal with 1859 1d and 3d shades, 1861 perf 14 - 16 3d range incl pair, no wmk rough perf 14 - 16 3d (3), 6d grey (2), 1862 1d rose, 1864 wmk CC 1d and 6d shades, 1s green (2), 1869 Postage in capitals with stop vals to 1s, 1870-4 Provisional ovpts, 1875-6 Provisional ovpts,1877 surcharges, 1874 issue to 5s, various perfs, range of QV P. Stat, 1902 Ed VII range to 10s, 1904 to 2s 6d, 1908 to 10s, extensive of postmarks and covers incl fine cover franked GB ½d pair tied violet Army Post Office Volksrust 9 Sep 1900, another entire from Durban Botanic Gardens to Canada with War contents...."Only this morning we have some news of another encounter with De la Rey in which some Canadians a[[ear to have greatly distinguished themselves,,,,," my friend Col Bru de Wold takes command succeeding another very old friend the late Col Evans who was treacherously shot by the Boers....", Orange Free State with postmarks, covers and cards incl POW mail, Transvaal with Ed VII vals to £1, postmark interest and a range of Inter-Provincials. (1000+ stamps, 50+ covers/cards)