Lot 5023 (Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH CENTRAL & SOUTHERN AFRICA 1850's-1940's USED COLLECTION with only very light duplication in a stockbook, includes Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 to 2s, 1931-37 to 5s, 1935 Jubilee set, 1937 set, Rhodesia 1892-93 to 5s, 1892-94 set to 8d (x2), 1895 4d, 1896-97 to 5s, 1896 1d, 2d & 4d opts, 1898-1908 to 5s, BCA 1895 1d on 2d, 1895 to 4d & 1s, Nyasaland 1935 Jubilee set, COGH 1853-1864 1d (x4), 4d (x3), 6d & 1s triangulars (mixed condition), 1880 3d, 1902-04 set, Griqualand West (x3), Natal 1859-60 3d (x2), Transvaal superb range of 1870-1883 Coat of Arms types (60+ stamps incl reprints/forgeries) including "V.R. Transvaal" opts (incl 6d opt inverted) & 1883 1s block of 4, 1879 1d on 6d, 1902 set (ex 2s) to 2s6d (x2), 1903 to 2s (x2), Telegraphs 1901 1s on 2s6d & 2s6d, Railway 1905 1d "C.S.A.R." opt, Lydenburg 1900 3d on 1d local opt (faults), Zululand 1888-93 set to 3d, OFS/ORC 1881 1d on 5s, 1882 3d on 4d, 1903-04 set, South Africa, Swaziland, Basutoland, Bechuanaland 1885 ½d opt, 1888 2d on 2d, SWA 1935-36 Voortrekker set (ex ½d) pairs etc. Some with small imperfections as usual but generally good to fine condition. (approx 1,150 stamps)

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Auction: Hunters #7290, 26th March 2019

Highlights from our 7290 auction include:

  • Australian States - Exceptional South Australia & Postage Dues:  Exceptional collection of States featuring South Australia with difficult and elusive Officials and Departmentals, also a rather handsome old time collection of Australia with a fine range of mint and used Kangeroos with values to £2 and a rather impressive section of punctured "OS" Officials and Postage Dues with many complete high value sets .
  • Fiji: Exceptional range of better values offered as individual lots from early imperfs and varieties to High Value Ed VII issues and Charity sets.
  • Malaya - Federated States: Exceptional range of better values offered as individual lots from early imperfs and varieties to High Value Ed VII issues and Charity sets.
  • Spain: Extensive collection from Classics through to 1950s offered as individual better stamps with many scarce and valuable sets, varieties, Specimens, and specialised collections.
  • Bermuda - King George VI: Valuable but compact collection of the 1938 - 53 issue with many valuable and scarce stamps including 12s 6d "broken scroll" error.
  • Sierra Leone: Seldom offered collection of stamps and postal history broken down to individual better items and specialist collections from high value Specimens to Garrison Mail postmarks, scarce Revenue overprint covers and much more. 
  • Spain: Exceptional collection with much interest in Specimen underprints and Civil War issues for the Balearic Islands with many individual sets and better values, Collections, proofs and varieties.

Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

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