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WORLDWIDE STAMPS & POSTAL HISTORY continued...

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE continued...
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
401   image1858 1d Deep Rose-Red, good margins, unused without gum and of fine appearance. SG £1300 (Image)

Starting at £ 65

SOLD for £170.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
402   image1858 6d Deep Rose-Lilac on White Paper pair, very close to very large margins, part o.g., light creases/wrinkling and a few faint stains though a v.rare multiple. SG £4500+ (2) (Image)

Starting at £ 240

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
403   image1858 1/- Bright Yellow-Green on white paper, traces of o.g., good to large margins and of v. fine appearance. Rare. Bloch (NY) expertising signature on rear and with Sismondo (NY) Cert. (2006) and signature on rear. SG £3500 (Image)

Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £750.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
404   image1862 6d Slate-Lilac on Blued paper, large part o.g, very faint crease, only visible from rear and with large margins. V.rare. SG £4500 (Image)

Starting at £ 240

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
405   image1863 6d Slate-Purple on blued Paper, four small to good margins, unused without gum. Rare. SG £4000 (Image)

Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £360.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
ROBERT JOHNSON C.G.H. - PRE-1863 MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
406   imagePRESTAMP RANGE + O.H.M.S. STAMPLESS (P.O. TO P.M.G.) MAIL - SCARCE OVAL D.S., ETC.; c.1731-1872 E/ELs inc. c.1731 (pencil date) E carried privately "met een Pulle" (with a large jug/flagon?) to a shop-keeper "Tot Kaap", 1827 E with fair Crown marks of CRADOCK & UITENHAGEN, 1831/9 E/EL pair ex Cape Town with boxed "POST PAID", 1836 EL (no postal marks) ex "HMS Pelican, Simons Bay", and a good range of fine 1853-67 OHMS Es all to the PMG in Cape Town from varied CGH POs with mainly fine to v. fine octagon "30" (Swellendam) or double-oval d.s. of BEAUFORT (3), CAPE TOWN (2), FRASERBURG (2), GRAHAMS TOWN KALK-BAY (2), PRINCE ALBERT, SIMONS TOWN, SOMERSET EAST (7), or WOLVE KRAAL. Plus 1861 sealed Field-Cornet appointment signed by "G. Grey, Governor". (25 covers, 1 doc. & 1 piece) Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL, PORTUGUESE COLONIES (Image)

Starting at £ 160

SOLD for £280.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
407   imageTHE UNDATED CIRCULAR "CROWN" MARKS - O.H.M.S., UNPAID & PREPAID MAIL; c.1821-1830 collection of OHMS Es mainly to a Major Dundas but with some to the PMG, each with a mainly fine undated "POST OFFICE/[Crown]/..." mark; BATHURST (7), CAPE TOWN (scarce & unusually fine), CRADOCK (m/s/ "Unpaid" & "3d"), KOWIE (endorsed "Post Paid" and unusually also having the Crown marks used to seal the letter - lower flap removed) and UITENHAGEN (4; 3 being to PMG & one endorsed "J. Taylor, Post Rider"). Scarce lot. (14 covers) Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 200

CLOSED
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
408   imageMANUSCRIPT P.O. NAME ENDORSEMENTS ON O.H.M.S. MAIL TO P.M.G.; 1856-66 quartet of Es endorsed "O.H.M.S." and sent from smaller P.O.s not yet supplied (?) with handstruck markings to the PMG in Cape Town (all with Cape Town arrival d.s.); 1856 "Post Office Prince Albert", 1859 "P.O. Aberdeen" (affected by ink-blot; also signed "F.H. Ely" on the front),1861 "Post Office Kruis River" (light cover stains) & "Uitkijk 17/4/66". Scarce group. (4 covers) Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 110

SOLD for £120.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
409   imageALL-DIFFERENT DOUBLE-OVAL DATESTAMPS ON O.H.M.S. MAIL TO P.M.G.; c.1853-1874 collection of Es all sent OHMS to the PMG (one oddly endorsed "To pay d6") with mainly fine to very fine strikes (in red or black) of all different P.O.s' oval d.s.; ALICE, AVONTUUR, BEAUFORT, BEDFORD (also with GRAAF-REINETT), BLANCO, BURGHERS-DORP, CAPE TOWN, CLAN-WILLIAM, CLAREMONT, COLESBURG, FRASERBURG, GRAHAMSTOWN, HUMANS-DORP, JAGERSBOSCH, KALK-BAY, MALMESBURY, MERINGSPORT, MONTAGU, OUDTSHOORN, PEARSTON, PORT BEAUFORT, PRINCE ALBERT, RIVERSDALE, SIMONS-TOWN, SOMERSET EAST, WOLVE KRAAL and WORCESTER. Excellent lot. (27 covers) Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 260

SOLD for £750.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
410   imageCAPE TRIANGULARS USED ON COVERS (3) + FISCALLY USED ON RECEIPT; 1856/59/62 trio of Es to G Reinett each with 4d Blue Triangular (above-average margins but none completely clear) tied by barred triangles, sent from Cape Town, Port Elizabeth or Richmond; plus unusual 3 Oct. 1865 G. Reinett bank Bond for £113 with 6d Lilac Triangular cancelled with manuscript date. (4 items) Cross Reference : REVENUES (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £300.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
411   imageCAPE TRIANGULARS USED ON COVERS EX PORT ELIZABETH OR CAPE TOWN; 1859-64 group of 5 E/ELs all to Graaff Reinet and each with 4d Blue Triangular (one with margins just clear; the others with above-average margins but not completely clear) tied by barred triangles of Port Elizabeth or Cape Town (4) with relevant datestamps back and/or front. (5 covers) (Image)

Starting at £ 110

SOLD for £360.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
ROBERT JOHNSON C.G.H. - RECTANGULARS ON INTERNAL MAIL
Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
412   imageSINGLE 4d BLUE FRANKING COVERS FROM RANGE OF P.O.s INC. V. SCARCE SMALL OFFICES; 1866-79 covers (majority of the 1870s; varied condition) sent at the basic 4d rate within CGH from a good variety of places incl. some double-oval d.s. (inc. very scarce 1868 SIR LOURYS PASS & VICTORIA WEST), late use triangle cancels, numeral cancels, 1875 env. (faults) with flap seal of the Governor (to Lady Barkly), some Cape Town 'Bar-cut' numerals, env. endorsed "Tender for conveyance of Mails" and a range of blue shades. Useful lot. (55 covers + 1 front) (Image)

Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £800.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
413   imageDOUBLE-OVAL D.S. USAGES AS CANCELS ON INTERNAL SINGLE-FRANKING 4d COVERS/FRONT; 1866-7 covers/fronts each with a 4d Blue Rectangular for the internal rate, but with contrary to regulations double-oval d.s. cancellations; BLANCO (21 Aug. 1866; mainly fine on EL), VICTORIA (7 May 1867 front with added flaps; very fine strike) & PIQUETBERG struck in Red (2 fronts; 7 Mar./23 May 1867 - fine to v. fine strikes). Plus similar 16 Aug. 1866 cover with the 4d correctly cancelled with the barred triangle but having a very fine red oval "PIQUETBERG" d.s. alongside. Rare group. (2 covers + 3 fronts) (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £110.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
414   imageTHE 1868 4d ON 6d LILAC SURCHARGE - SINGLES OR PAIRS ON COVERS/FRONTS; 1869-70 lot inc. long Aug. 1969 env. ex Cape Town to G. Reinett with Vertical Pair tied by duplex, rare 15 Aug. 1870 Manuscript dated "Troe Troe" cancel on Horiz. Pair on front (faults) to Cape Town (there was no official PO at Troe Troe until 1873), Dec. 1869/Mar. 1870 pair of covers with single 4d on 6d's ex P. Elizabeth or Somerset East, and pair of 1869/70 fronts with singles. Scarce group. (3 covers + 3 fronts) (Image)

Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £260.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
415   imageSMALL P.O.s INC. DIAMOND FIELDS, MANUSCRIPT "TO LATE" [SIC], 8d-RATE, 4x1d FRANKINGS, ETC.; 1868-76 covers inc. 1868 E ex "P.O. Klaar Stroom" with 4d Pair tied by barred triangle but endorsed "To late" (? at Prince Albert en route to Cape Town), 1874 Diamond Fields envs. pair with 4d's tied by 'feathered circle' (ex Kimberley) or Numeral (ex DUTOITS PAN with double-oval d.s. alongside), 4d on env. with Numeral having fine "UMTATA" double-arcs cds alongside, similar 1870 env. with fine scarce DAGGABOERS-NEK" c.d.s on back, 1874 env. ex Alice to "Robben Island", 1873 env. with 4d ex Grahamstown to "New Rush, Diamond Fields", 1874 front with MAMBO cds, 1872/6 trio of envs. ex Mowbray/Cape Town with Vert./Horiz. strips of 4 1d Reds tied by triangle or oval cancels. Plus an 1864 Bill of Exchange with different design (standing) of Hope vignette. (12 covers, 1 front & 1 doc.) Cross Reference : TOO LATE MARKS (Image)

Starting at £ 160

SOLD for £500.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
416   image4d-RATE COVERS WITH DOUBLE-OVAL OR C.D.S. CANCELLATIONS; Attractive 1873 env. to Cape Town with two Pairs of 1d Reds (one stamp creased & one with corner fault) most attractively tied (just) by two very fine "SWELLENDAM" oval datestamps, 1876 pair of envs. both to Queens Town with single 4d's tied by mainly very fine double-oval "ELANDS POST" d.s. or v. fine "BALFOUR" double-arcs cds, and 1877 env. with 4d tied by faint Victoria West barred triangle and so also tied by fine "GRAAF-REINETT" oval d.s. Scarce group showing the rare use of datestamps as cancellations. (4 covers) (Image)

Starting at £ 100

SOLD for £300.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
417   imageREGISTERED MAIL - BLUE WRAPPER-RECEIPTS, SIMILAR PINK VERSION, LATER RECEIPTS, ETC.; 12 Jan. 1855 pink-paper printed receipt (with part "[REGISTERE]D LETTERS" address on reverse) signed as "A true copy" by the Burghers Dorp postmaster, three rare 1869/73 blue versions of the same "REGISTERED LETTERS" wrapper (two top halves and two bottom halves) showing how early regd. mail was accompanied by "Blue Wrappers" (as opposed to the British "Green Wrappers" to act as receipts given back to the P.O. (hence their rarity today) with d.s. of Genadendal (rare oval d.s.), Richmond, Middelburg & Calvinia; plus stampless 1861(?) E endorsed "Registered" with DARLING cds, 1870/1 pair of "Application for regd. letter receipt" imprint ELs, and 1884/92 receipts (4). Unusual group. (13 items) Cross Reference : REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £140.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
418   imageREGISTERED COVERS INC. VARIED RATES/FRANKINGS & REGD. BOOK-POST ITEM; 1867-1892 internal covers (varied condition) all registered with Rectangular frankings incl. 1867 front+flap ex Robertson with 4d+6d, 1868 env. ex P Elizabeth with 2x1d + 3x4d, 1871 front with single 1/- Green, 6 covers & 2 fronts all with 2x4d or 3x4d, c.1878 Book-Post wrapper front+flap ex Cape Town with 4d but charged "3d", 1888 env. to Natal with 2d+1dx3+½d but m/s "Registered" cancelled by Kokstad Numeral, and 1892 env. ex Aberdeen with 1d Red Block of Six tied by "205" Numerals. Useful nucleus for further expansion. (9 covers + 5 fronts) Cross Reference : REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 160

SOLD for £300.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
419   imageUSED REGISTERED ENVELOPES COLLECTION INC. VARIOUS SIZES; 1884-1900 collection inc. many different rates, frankings and cancellations with 1884/5 usages of the unframed "R" printing (2 sizes) ex Alexandria/Kimberley with 3x2d or 1d Pair tied by Numerals, rare 1891 usage of the largest size with 1d Block of Six and single tied by Hebron Numerals, and a full range of the 2 smaller sizes of later "R" on oval printings inc. 1894 Kimberley m/s "Posted out of course", 1893 usage with pair of 1893 1d on 2d surcharges, etc. Plus one unused. (18 covers) Cross Reference : POSTAL STATIONERY, REGISTERED MAIL (Image)

Starting at £ 130

SOLD for £220.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.
420   imageUNDERPAID/REDIRECTED MAIL, INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS & UNUSUAL RATES; 1866-97 group inc. 1866 double-rate (2x4d), 1868 env. ex Malmesbury with single 4d but charged "8d" as over-weight, long 1869 E with single 1d tied by barred triangle with matching scarce "HOTTENTOTS-HOLLAND" double-oval d.s. alongside, but also having a mainly fine rare "EERSTE R. STN." cds on the front, 1872 env. (toned) with 4d Blue and superb Cape Town h.s. "ADVERTISED/AND/UNCLAIMED", 1873 redirected with m/s "4d" charge, 1878 triple-rate with unusual 2x6d Lilac franking, 1877/8 trio of PO "RETURNED LETTER" envs. with 4d charges, 1885 single 2d but redirected from Wynberg and so charged "2d" more, and 1897 env. with v. fine Kimberley boxed "TOO LATE" (closed tear). (18 covers + 5 fronts) Cross Reference : POSTAGE DUE STAMPS & COVERS (Image)

Starting at £ 200

SOLD for £700.00
Closing..Sep-07, 01:00 PM EST.

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