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Late December 2018 Anouncement
A 132 Lot Postal Auction has been completed and features a section of Joe Taylor's Collection
Many of his used stamps have been carefully selected for their Postmarks
Other Vendor Material also features and the Sale will close on Friday 1 March 2019
Bidding is open to everyone and is not restricted to members of the Society
The Sale features on this website and virtually every lot (Excluding Botswana) is illustrated

 


Lot 15

 

Lot 63
SG 54a 'Protectorate' Inverted
KANYE JA 31 90
Stellaland, Bechuanaland and Botswana Postal Auction No 21
Closing date Friday 1 March 2019

Lot
Stellaland Stamps
Estimate
1
1884 Set 1d to 1s mint, SG 1 - 5, above average condition (5 values) Cat £90
£35 - 45
2
1884 3d Orange SG 2 left marginal block of 4, mint Cat £152
£50 - 70
3
1884 1d Red SG 1 used with violet pen stroke plus an odd shaped cancel Cat £325
£100 - 150
4
1884 4d Grey SG 3 used with manuscript FH 12/5/85 Cat £400
£125 - 175
Above
Lot 1

At Left
Lot 2

At Right
Lots 3 & 4
Lot 5 - 1/-

Lot 6 - 1/6

Lot 7 - 10/-
Lot
Stellaland Revenues - No’s from Barefoot Revenue Catalogue
Estimate
5
1884 1/- Purple-brown Barefoot 2 used Cat £50
£20 - 25
6
1884 1/6 Olive-grey Barefoot 3 used Cat £50
£20 - 25
7
1884 10/- Vermilion Barefoot 7 used Cat £35
£10 - 15
  1886 with Control Monograph  
8
6d Orange Barefoot 10 mint Cat £35
£10 - 15
9
1/6 Olive-green Barefoot 12 mint Cat £20
£8 - 10
10
2/- Slate-grey Barefoot 13 mint Cat £20
£8 - 10
11
2/6 Grey Barefoot 14 mint Cat £25
£10 - 12
12
5/- Barefoot 15 Two mint copies, Green & Yellow-green Cat £30
£10 - 15
13
10/- Vermilion Barefoot 16 mint Cat £50
£20 - 25
14
£5 Claret Barefoot 18 mint Cat £75
£25 - 35
15
Document - Title Deed for Land (20 October 1885) with 2/-, 5/- x 2 & £1 revenues - Barefoot 13, 15 & 17 - Splendid item
Illustrated at top of page
£80 - 120
Lot 8
Lot 9
Lot 10
Lot 11
Lot 12
Lot 13
Lot 14
Lot
British Bechuanaland - COGH Overprints
Estimate
16
1885 COGH Overprints ½d to 4d SG 1 - 3 mint Cat £190 (3 stamps)
£60 - 80
17
1885 ½d to 4d SG 1 - 3 Fine used Cat £200 (3 stamps)
£60 - 90
18
1885 - 1888 Overprints ½d to 2d SG 4 - 6 plus SG 9 mint Cat £90 (4 stamps)
£30 - 40
19
1885 ½d Single BONC 555 & pair on Piece VRY BURG JY 10 87 Plus 2d pair BONC 555 SG 4 & 6 Cat £106 (5 stamps)
 £40 - 50
20
1885 COGH Overprint 6d SG 7 mint Cat £200
£60 - 100
21
1885 COGH Overprint 1/- SG 8 mint Cat £375
£125 - 150
22
1885 6d & 1/- SG 7 & 8 used with SC Taungs & Mafeking Cat £228 (2 stamps)
£80 - 100
Left
Lot 16

Right
Lot 18
Left
Lot 17

Right
Lot 19
1885
COGH
Overprints
Lot 20
Lot 21
Lot 22
Lot
British Bechuanaland - 1888 Un-Appropriated Dies - Used
Estimate
23
1d SG 10 Four copies BONC 638 (Mafeking) Setagoli, Vryburg x 2 (4 items)
£10 - 15
24
2d SG 11 BONC (Kuruman in blue) ex Holmes
£8 -10
25
2d SG 11a strip of 4 (faded) Mafeking, Vryburg plus BONC 555 (6 stamps) Cat £150
£40 - 60
26
3d SG 12 x 6 Francestown, Kanye, Mochudi + BONC 390, BONC 676 (Shoshong) Vryburg
 £25 - 35
27
3d SG 12a Palapye AU 10 90 Cat £50
£20 - 25
28
4d SG 13 x 5 BONC 638 (Mafeking) x 2, Macloutsie, Palachwe Khama’s Town x 2
£10 - 15
29
6d SG 14 x 8 Mafeking, Palachwe Khama’s Town, Taungs (2 types) Vryburg x 2
£12 - 15
Lot 23
Postmarks
Lot 24
KURUMAN
Lot 27
PALAPYE
Lot 25
Lot 32
Lot 33
Lot 26
Lot 28
Lot 34
Lot 35
Lot 29
Lot 36
Lot 38
Lot
British Bechuanaland - 1888 Un-Appropriated Dies - Middle Values Used
Estimate
30
1/- SG 15 x 4 Kuruman, Mafeking, Macloutsie & Taungs Cat £44
£20 - 25
31
1/- SG 15 x 6 Vryburg two types of cancel all neat central cds Cat £66
£30 - 35
32
2/- SG 16 Francestown AU 2 00 Cat £60
£25 - 30
33
2/- SG 16 Macloutsie 11 MR 97 Cat £60
£25 - 30
34
2/- SG 16 Vryburg FE 26 92 Cat £60
£25 - 30
35
2/6 SG 17 Francestown MY 6 13 Cat £80
£30 - 40
36
2/6 SG 17 x 2 Mafeking 2 types JY 20 94 & AP 22 95 Cat £160 Colour a little faded on one
£45 - 60
37
2/6 SG 17 Vryburg DE 7 91 Cat £80
£30 - 40
38
5/- SG 18 BONC 638 (Mafeking) Cat £170
£60 - 75
39
10/- SG 19 BONC 638 (Mafeking) Cat £400
£150 - 175

Lot 30
Lot 37
Lot 38
Lot 39
Lot 31
VRYBURG
Lot
1888 Un-Appropriated Dies - High Values
Estimate
40
£1 SG 20 mint Cat £900
£400 - 450
41
£1 SG 20 used with MOCHUDI AU 2 cds Cat £800
£350 - 400
42
£1 SG 20 Fiscally used
£25 - 40
43
£5 SG 21 mint Cat £4000
 £1750 - 2000
44
£5 SG 21 used with BONC 638 Royal certificate £1700
£850 - 900
Mint Oddments
45
6d SG 14 mint Cat £80
£30 - 35
46
2/- SG 16 mint Cat £70
£25 - 30
Lot 40
Lot 41
Lot 42
Lot 43
Lot 44
Lot
British Bechuanaland - 1888 Overprints used
Estimate
47
2d on Two Pence SG 23a Pair Kuruman JA - 9 Cat £130
£40 - 60
48
2d on Two Pence SG 23a Vryburg FE 13 9 Cat £65
£20 - 30
49
2d on Two Pence SG 23a Setlagoli Cat £65
£20 - 30
  1891 COGH Overprints used  
50
1d SG 31 block of 4 BONC 638 (Mafeking) Broken ‘B’ in ovpt on one stamp Cat £76
£25 - 35
51
2d Stop after Bechuanaland appears to be omitted Francistown NO 2 1898 SG 32/32a ‘ Offered as is’
£40 - 50
1891 - 1904 GB Overprints used
52
1d SG 33 Two pairs & a single plus 1/- SG 37 cancelled Mafeking & Serowe Cat £26+
£8 - 12
  1893 - 1895 COGH Overprints used
53
1d SG 38 x 4 used at Francestown, Mafeking & Palapye Cat £9
£4 - 6
54
2d SG 39 Pair & 3 singles used Mafeking (Sq C & SC) BONC 676 (Shoshong) Cat £17+
£6 - 8
Lot 45
Lot 46
Lot 47
Lot 48
Lot 49
Lot 51
Lot 52
Lot 50
BONC 638
Lot 53
Lot 54
Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate - 1888 Overprints
Estimate
55
½d SG 40 Molepolole AU 2 88 Cat £55
£20 - 25
56
½d SG 40 block of 4 Lobatsi MY 18 12 Cat £220
£80 - 100
57
2d on 2d SG 42 Shoshong JA 3 - Cat £18
£6 - 8
58
6d on 6d SG 45 Gubulawayo MR 3 - Cat £55
£20 - 30
59
2/- SG 47 mint Cat £750
£350 - 400
60
5/- SG 49 mint Cat £1300
£600 - 700
61
4d on 4d SG 51 Molepolole AU 24 88 Cat £60
£20 - 30
Lot 55
Lot 58
Lot 59
Lot 60
Lot 61
Lot 62
Lot 56
LOBATSI


Lot 63

SG 54a

Right
Lot 64
‘BBITISH’

Above
Lot 65
SG 56 x 3
Lot
1890 ‘Protectorate’ Overprint
Estimate
62
½d SG 54a overprint inverted mint Cat £85
£40 - 50
63
½d SG 54a overprint inverted block of 4 used Kanye JA 31 90 Cat £480
£200 - 250
  1897 COGH Overprint
64
½d SG 56 variety ‘BBITISH’ for BRITISH mint
£25 - 30
65
½d SG 56 x 3 used at Palachwe, Palapye & Ramoutsa Cat £60
£20 - 30

Lot 66
Lot 67
Lot 70
Ex Lot 68

PALAPYE STATION
Lot
1897 - 1902 GB Overprints used
Estimate
66
Postmark Interest - ½d (9) 1d (8) 2d (5) & 4d (1) SG 59 - 64 includes 3 pairs & 2 blocks used at Gaberones Station, Lobatsi, Lobatsi R.S. Mochudi, Molepolole, Palapye, Ramoutsa, Serowe - 14 Items

£25 - 30

67
Postmark Interest - 1d (2) 2d (7) & 3d (1) SG 61 - 63 Gaberones, Lobatsi, Mochudi & Palapye - 10 Items
£15 - 20
68
6d x 2 plus a pair SG 65 Gaberones, Lobatsi & Palapye Station - 3 Items
£15 - 20
  1904 - 13 KEVII
69
1d Overprinted SPECIMEN SG 68s no gum Cat £65
£20 - 25
70
Postmark Interest - ½d SG 66/67 & 1d x 6 SG 68 Francistown, Gaberones, Palapye Station, Ramoutsa (Triple circle on piece)
& Serowe - 8 Items
£8 - 10
Lot 71
Lot 74
Lot 76
Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate - KGV Overprints
Estimate
71
Control Block - 2d orange SG 76a ‘R 21’ in corner marginal block of 6 umm - Perf through margin
£180 - 200
72
Specimen - 1/- Overprinted SPECIMEN (Type GB 23) SG 82s mint Cat £100
£50 - 60
73
Seahorse - DLR 2/6 Sepia SG 86 used Francistown cds Cat £225
£100 - 120
74
Seahorses - DLR 5/- SG 87 marginal block with Printers mark on selvedge - Hinged on one stamp - Rest umm
£1000 - 1200
75
Seahorse - BW 2/6 Series I – Red brown SG 88 ex R 3/5 with Re-entries mint
£90 - £110
76
Watermark Inverted - 1/- Block Cypher Bistre-brown SG 98w Block of 4 half umm Very rare multiple
£1200 - 1400

Lot 69
SG 68s

Lot 72
SG 82s

Lot 73
SG 86 Used

Lot 75
SG 88
Re-entries

Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate
Estimate
77
Postmark Interest - ½d x 6 (Incl 2 Pairs) 1d x 7 (Incl pair) 2d x 5 & 3d SG 74, 76, 77, 79, 91 & 92 Debeeti, Francistown,
Kanye, Kasane, Lobatsi, Mahalapye, Molepole, Palapye Road, Palla Road, Pitsani, Ramoutsa & Serowe - 16 Items
£25 - 30
1932 Definitives - Postmark Interest  
78
1d x 10 (Incl pair) 2d x 6 & 2/- SG 100, 101 & 106 Debeeti, Francistown, Gaberones Village & Station, Kanye, Lobatsi,
Mochudi Village, Pilane, Serowe & Tsessebe - 16 Items
£40 - 60




Ex Lot 77

Lot 78
Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate
Estimate
1935 Silver Jubilee Varieties - Lightning Conductor ex Row 2-5 - All in Corner Marginal blocks of 4 Hinged on margin
79
1d Block SG 111/111c umm
£325 - 375
80
2d Block SG 112/112c umm
£125 - 150
81
3d Block SG 113/113c umm
£150 - 175
Lightning Conductor ex Row 2-5

Lot 79 - SG 111c 1d UMM

Lot 80 - SG 112c 2d UMM


Lot 81 - SG 113c 3d UMM
Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate
Estimate
82
KGVI Definitive - 10/- SG 128 in a top left corner marginal block of 4 UMM
£80 - 90
83
KGVI Selection of Postmarks ½d, 1d, 1½d x 2, 2d x 2 & 1/- (block of 4) SG 118-121 & 125
£20 - 30
84
1948 RSW set on piece SG 136 - 137 FDI Lobatsi
£35 - 40
Revenues
85
1904 KEVII £1 Transvaal overprinted Bechuanaland Protectorate Barefoot 17 used
£80 - 100
86
South Africa KGV £5 Overprinted BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE Barefoot 37 used
£40 - 50
87
1932 KGV £1 Barefoot 64 in block of 6, perf faults on 2 stamps Cat £1500
£400 - 500

Lot 83
KGVI
Postmarks

Above - Botswana
Lot 121
1978 Birds

At Right
Lot 113
1967 R2 Birds

Lot 84
1948 RSW

Lot 85
Transvaal Revenue
Overprint

Lot 86
Union Revenue
Overprint

Lot 82
KGVI 10s
Definitive
Block

Lot 87
KGV
Revenue Block
Lot
British Bechuanaland Postmarks
Estimate
88
S.C. Bailey Birth 2 MY 9 (99) on pair SG 33
£40 - 60
89
S.C. Devondale JY 30 94 on SG 33
£40 - 60
90
Sq.C. Dry Hartz MR 27on SG 34
£20 - 30
91
S.C. Francestown AU 13 95 on SG 36
£20 - 25
92
S.C. Gaberones B.B.R. MR 17 9 on SG 12 block of 4
£20 - 30
93
S.C. Gaberones MR 8 93 & Gaberones Station 4 AU 9 both on SG 32 - Two items
£15 - 25
94
S.C. Geluk MY 14 94 on SG 38
£30 - 40
95
BONC 181 (Geluk) on SG 34 on piece
£20 - 30
Lot 88
Lot 89
Lot 90
Lot 91
Lot 96
Lot 97
Lot
British Bechuanaland Postmarks
Estimate
96
S.C. Groot Chwaing OC 4 94 on SG 34
£20 - 30
97
S.C. Kanye NO 2 92 on SG 36
£10 - 15
98
S.C. Keimoes SP 25 93 on SG 34
£25 - 35
99
S.C. Macloutsie JY 2 93 on SG 34 & DE 11 92 on SG 36 - Two Items
£15 - 25
100
Sq.C. Mafeking MY 2 0 on SG 34 & S.C. NO 3 94 on pair SG 35 on piece - Two items
£15 - 25
101
S.C. Palachwe Khamas Town NO 6 99 plus BONC 676 both on SG 35 - Two items
£15 - 25
102
S.C. Taungs Station OC 13 92 on SG 15
£20 - 25
103
S.C. Vryburg Station DE 16 91 on SG 14 strip of 3 on piece
£15 - 20
Lot 93
Lot 94
Lot 95
Lot 100
Lot
Bechuanaland Protectorate Postmarks
Estimate
104
D.C. Crocodile Pools 2 SEP 00 on SG 17
£40 - 60
105
D.C. Crocodile Pools 3 JAN 00 & 27 NOV 01 both on SG 62 - Two items
£40 - 60
106
S.C. Mahalapye Siding C.G.H. AP 7 99 on SG 62
£10 - 15
At Left
Lot 103
Top Right
Lot 92
Bottom Right
Lot 99

Lot 111
Lot 98
Lot 101
Lot 105

Crocodile Pools
3 JAN 00
27 NOV 01
Lot 102
Lot 104
Lot 106
At Right
Lot 112
1925 Royal Tour
At Left - Lot 107
Above - Lot 110
Lot
Postal History
Estimate
107
Sitwell correspondence Envelope with SG 36 cancelled MACLOUTSIE NO 27 92, transits Vryburg & Newcastle on Tyne with Deal NO 27 92 arrival
£90 - 110
108
Registered cover posted RAMOUTSI MR 25 97 to England Mafeking MR 29 97 and London 17 AP 97 transits with
Portsmouth AP 17 97 arrival
£275 - 325
109
Registered cover with multiple franking posted PALAPYE STATION 28 AP 02 to Germany, Cape Town 5 MY 02 transit and
26 5 02 arrival
£300 - 350
KEVII 6d Postal Fiscal on Cover
110
Commercial envelope to the Bureau of Foreign Affairs in Brussels with 6d SG F1 registered & dated GABERONES SP 11 10 (Sunday), Two KEVII 1d stamps added cancelled SP 13 (Tuesday) Backstamped Gaberones Station 13 SP, Kimberley 15 PIC, Cape Town 17 SP 10 plus Brussels 8 OCTO 1910 arrival. The most interesting F1 cover recorded
£1800 - 2000
111
Registered Envelope to Austria with a colourful franking SG 72/73, 76, 78, 79, 80 - 82 cancelled Francistown JY 8 15.
Stamps Cat £150
£60 - 80
112
1925 Royal Tour Printed sheet with Prince of Wales feathers. Franked with stamps of all the counties during the visit South Africa, Bechuanaland and Southern & Northern Rhodesia. Cancelled with special oval Royal Tour 18 JUL 25 (date of Bechuanaland transit. - See article in The Runner Post No 99
£120 - 150
Above Lot 108
At Right - Lot 109
Lot
Botswana
Estimate
113
1967 R2 Cuckoo SG 293 pair with oval Mahalapye Revenue cancel - Illustrated next to Lot 83
£6 - 10
114
1970 Dickens & 177 Monuments SG 265/268 & 399/404 UMM
£2
  1976 - 77 New Currency Definitives
115
3t, 7t, 50t, P1 SG 369a, 372a, 378a & 379a UMM - 4 Stamps Cat £465
£200 - 250
116
P1 on R1 SG 379a mint, light hinge Cat £80
£15 - 20
117
3t on 3c SG 369a used Cat £15
£8 - 10
118
7t on 7c SG 372a used Cat £20
£10 - 12
119
50t on 50c SG 378a used Cat £70
£35 - 40
120
P1 on R1 SG 379a used Cat £40
£20 - 25

Lot
115

Lot 117
Lot 118
Lot 119
Lot 120
Lot
Botswana - 1978 Bird Definitives Postmark Interest
Estimate
121
1t x 3, 2t x 2, 4t x 3, 5t x 5 & P2 x 2 SG 411/412/414/426 mostly with central postmark - 15 stamps
Illustrated next to Lot 83
£12 - 16
  Botswana Commemoratives  
122
1985 Christmas SG 586 - 589 umm Cat £11
£5 - 6
123
1999 Tourism SG 899 - 902 marginal gutter pairs umm Cat £11
£5 - 6
124
2000 Scenic Rivers SG 911 - 914 in Imprint blocks of 4 umm Cat £25
£10 - 12
125
2000 Airborne Medical Service in se-tenant strip SG 929a umm Cat £3.25
£2
126
2000 Wetlands (1st) SG 933 - 937 umm Cat £7
£4
127
2001 Diamonds SG 940 - 943 umm Cat £7.75
£3 - 4
128
2001 Kgalagadi Wildlife Park SG 944 - 947 plus MS SG 948 umm Cat £10.75
£5 - 6
129
2001 Scenic Skies SG 954 - 957 umm Cat £5.75
£3
130
2001 Wetlands (2nd) MS SG 963 umm Cat £7
£4
131
2002 Snakes & Pottery SG 964 - 971 umm Cat £5.75
£3
132
2002 Wetlands (3rd) MS SG 999 umm Cat £8.25
£4 -5
Images of the above Commemoratives may be viewed elsewhere on this website
Stellaland, Bechuanaland and Botswana Postal Auction No 21
Closing date Friday 1 March 2019

NOTES FOR GUIDANCE
1. Abbreviations used:
a) SG & Value = Current edition of Stanley Gibbons Common¬wealth Catalogue
b) H&G = Higgins & Gage stationery catalogue
c) UMM = Unmounted mint never hinged, Mint = Hinged, o.g. = original gum
d) Postmarks: S.C. Single Circle, D.C. = Double Circle, T.C. = Triple Circle Sq.C. = Squared Circle, BONC = Barred Oval Numeral Canceller

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