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Cape of Goof Hope Part 1 continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description Opening at...
201 image"254" BONC transferred from Gamtoos River Ferry to Thorngrove, 1893 (4 Oct.) envelope from Thorngrove to Cradock bearing 1884-90 1d carmine-red cancelled by "254" BONC with THORNGROVE OC 4 93 CGH c.d.s. along side, backstamped CRADOCK OC 4 93 C.G.H. Frescura records the latest use of the "254" BONC in Gamtoos River Ferry as 7 June 1887, Rare., ex Dillaway.
SG 49a. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $150-200

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:26 PM
202 imageRegistered mail originating in the Orange Free State via Cape Town and England to the United States:, 1872 (6 SP) large blue registered envelope to the Orange Free State Consul General in Washington D.C., forwarded to Philadelphia bearing Cape 1864-77 1s green pair (wing margin at right) and 1871-76 1d carmine-red pair cancelled by barred oval "1" handstamps, additionally tied by REGISTERED SP 13 72 CAPE TOWN-CAPE COLONY datestamp (RL 1), also BLOEMFONTEIN SP 6 1872 O.F. STATE and a variety of rate markings with red "1/1," "1/-," red "6" and blue "5," small cover faults, mostly creasing. Rare., ex Dillaway, B.P.A. Cert. (2001).
SG 26a, 29.

The rate make-up has been explained as follows: O.F.S. to Cape 4d (should have been prepaid in O.F.S.), Cape to G.B. 1s, Registration to G.B. 4d, G.B. to U.S.A. @ 3d rate =2d (less 1d as inland post paid in rate), Registration to U.S.A. 4d for a total of 2s 2d.
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Suggested Bid $750-1,000

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:27 PM
203 imageRegistered Mail: 1868 (8 Feb.) double rate registered folded letter from Cape Town to Lady Grey, Aliwal North, bearing 1864-77 4d pale blue pair and 6d deep lilac cancelled by barred oval "1" handstamps, cover bears REGISTERED 8 FE 68 CAPE TOWN-CAPE COLONY datestamp (RL 1), attractive, ex Dillaway, Signed Richard Johnson.
SG 24. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300

SOLD for $145.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:28 PM
204 imageLocal rate, Registered: 1879 (12 Nov.) partly printed Uitenhage folded letter which was requested to have been sent registered, bearing 1871-76 1d carmine-red, cancelled by unclear "14" BONC, hence sent at the local rate, cover inscribed "5d Payment refused by addressee E.A.S.," bears UITENHAGE NO 13 79 CAPE COLONY c.d.s., backstamped PORT ELIZABETH NO 13 87 c.d.s., scarce., ex Dillaway.
SG 29.

The 5d represented 4d Registration plus 1d penalty.
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Suggested Bid $200-300

SOLD for $145.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:28 PM
205 imageRegistered Used to Austria: 1888 (26 Mar.) 1884 4d blue registered envelope (G format) from Port Elizabeth to Nikolsburg, Austria bearing 1882-83 3d pale claret and 1884-90 1s blue-green, cancelled by barred oval "2" handstamps, envelope bears oval REGISTERED MR 26 88 PORT ELIZABETH datestamp (additionally on reverse), oval red REGISTERED 23 AP 88 LONDON transit datestamp, backstamped with REGISTERED LETTER OFFICE 2 AP 88 CAPE TOWN transit c.d.s. and Nikolsburg receiver of 26 April 1888, fine and attractive, scarce, Ex Bertolaja, Dillaway.
SG Quik & Yonkers R2B, SG 43, 53a. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:29 PM
206 imageUsed to England: 1867 (Oct.) single packet rate mourning envelope from Port Elizabeth to Barking, Essex, England bearing 1864-67 1s green, cancelled by Port Elizabeth Cape Colony c.d.s. repeated along side, endorsed "Per Mail Steamer" and bears Cape Town transit c.d.s. with red London Paid transit of 23 November 1867 and two additional different smaller red London c.d.s. backstamps, very fine and attractive., ex Dillaway.
SG 26a. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $150-200

SOLD for $125.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:29 PM
207 imageUsed to Scotland: 1881 (20 Oct.) blue envelope from King Williams Town to Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 1864-77 6d violet ("G" overprint, type 17), cancelled by barred oval "4" handstamp, endorsed "Per R. M. Steamer" and bears KING WILLIAMS TOWN OC 20 81 c.d.s., backstamped with CAPE TOWN OC 25 81 CAPE COLONY c.d.s. and Edinburgh receiver of 10 November 1881, scarce, ex Dillaway.
SG GW 27.

The use of Griqualand West stamps became obsolete in the territory in October 1880 with unused supplies being returned to Cape Town from Kimberley for redistribution to certain Cape post offices.
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Suggested Bid $200-300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:30 PM
208 imageOfficial Mail: 1879 (26 Aug.) large part folded O.H.M.S. Money Order Business cover from Grahamstown to The Postmaster General, Cape Town, bears GRAHAMSTOWN AU 26 79 c.d.s., REGISTERED straight-line handstamp (RL 2) and two strikes of the REGISTERED AU 30 79 CAPE TOWN-CAPE COLONY datestamp (RL 1), very fine, ex Dillaway. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:30 PM
209 imageUsed to India: 1887 (9 Apr.) envelope from East London to Secunderabad, Deccan,India, bearing 1884-90 1d rose-red, 2d pale bistre (2), 6d purple, cancelled by "29" BONC, cover endorsed "Via England" and bears EAST LONDON AP 9 87 H.P.O. c.d.s. with large red "2½d" handstamp, credit to the U.K., backstamped with G.P.O. AP 13 87 CAPE TOWN c.d.s., red London transit c.d.s. of 3 May 1887 and Secunderabad receiver of 24 May 1887, a fine and attractive three-color franking. Scarce destination., Ex Bertolaja, Dillaway.
SG 49, 50, 52a. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:33 PM
210 imageBoer War: 1902 (24 Jan.) envelope from Minard (Tembuland) to Chiswick, London, England bearing 1893-1902 "Standing Hope" 1d carmine, cancelled by "596" BONC (unrecorded at this date, latest recorded by Frescura being 6 May 1892), also tied by large violet PASSED CENSOR CALA handstamp, backstamped with unclear Cape Town transit c.d.s. and Chiswick receiver of 15 February 1902, Scarce., ex Dillaway.
SG 59a. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $150-200

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:33 PM
211 imageBoer War: Springbokfontein, Namaqualand: 1902 (29 May) envelope from Springbokfontein to Cape Town bearing 1893-98 ½d yellow-green PAIR, cancelled by rare magenta script "Springbokfontein" handstamp (unrecorded by Frescura) and ms date "27 – 5 – 02," violet Press and Cape Town civil censor double circle handstamp, exceedingly Rare., ex Dillaway.
SG 61. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $300-400

SOLD for $1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:35 PM
212 imageCape of Good Hope and mostly South African Colonies, group of over 55 Nineteenth or early Twentieth Century covers in cigar box, including Cape 1873 Registered letter accompanying receipt cover to be, retained by the Post Office from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, 1888 cover from Kei Bridge to London, stamps 1d (4) and 2d with "647" BONC cancels, two "POSTED LATE" covers bearing boxed handstamps, one 1889 to Springfield, Mass., the other 1893 to Port Elizabeth, another "TOO LATE" cover, 1892 from Port Elizabeth to Richmond, 1896 Registered cover to Vienna, Austria, two different EASTERN T.P.O. picture postcards to the U.K., 1900 cover to Bulawayo with FOUND OPEN & OFFICIALLY CLOSED IN THE POST OFFICE label on reverse, 1901 Book Post printed label for Photographs bearing six 1d "Standing Hope," Ex Bertolaja, much other Boer War material with a P.O.W. cover from St. Helena to Bloemfontein bearing 1880 perf. 14 1d, Transvaal 1900 cover to Johannesburg bearing 1896-97 ½d to 1s (8 values) cancelled by violet oval Modderspruit datestamps, extensive range of postal stationery with Orange Free State and Transvaal, 1903 Registered cover to New Zealand, Orange Free State 1906 picture postcard to Koffyfontein bearing Edward ½d with T.P.O. SOUTH O.R.C. 2 c.d.s., much fine to very fine though some small faults to be expected, many colorful and attractive items, a valuable lot worth careful inspection., ex Dillaway. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16) (Image17) (Image18)

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Suggested Bid $2,500-3,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:35 PM
213 o/ imageCape of Good Hope: The fiscal collection written up on ten exhibition pages, 13 items, including bank cancellations from Port Elizabeth (3) and Kind Williams Town, 1863-64 4d slate blue pair with pretty blue oval TREASURY CAPE OF GOOD HOPE datestamp with B.P.A. Cert. (1960), group of checks, promissory notes, exchange bills (5), 1855-63 6d slate lilac used on High Sheriff’s Office stationery, 1865 6d blue fiscal stamp used on cover, purportedly a Jurgens forgery, mixed condition., ex Dillaway,

A fascinating lot.
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Get Market Data for [South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) Collection]

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:36 PM
214 F imageCape of Good Hope: The reference collection of forgeries and reprints on stock pages, all printings, 79 forgeries and 7 reprints, few are identified, Spiro, Earie, etc, also nine genuine but some questionable, a bisect on piece and a rouletted 4d, mixed condition., ex Dillaway. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5)

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Get Market Data for [South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) Collection]

Suggested Bid $150-200

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:36 PM
215 imageCape of Good Hope Postal Stationery: Group of 31 used and five unused items, including used 1878 Saul Solomon 1d postal card to Port Elizabeth from Richmond, 1882 1d red brown postal card used in 1887 to Riversdale cancelled by "304" BONC of Bland’s Drift, 1895 1d on 1½d grey postal card used in 1902 to Germany cancelled by very scarce "1105" BONC, another 1d on 1½d card to Antwerp, Belgium with additional Orange Free State ½d orange cancelled in the Transvaal, four registered envelopes, one 1901 to Sydney, New South Wales, another 1902 to London, England, one 1897 registered wrapper to Vienna, Austria, two Post Office Telegraph forms, 1881 and 1895, much fine to very fine, an interesting lot worth careful inspection., ex Dillaway. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16)

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Get Market Data for [South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) Collection]

Suggested Bid $1,000-1,250

CLOSED
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before May-14, 04:36 PM
216 o/ imageBalance of Property: Group of 29 triangulars and 48 perforated including a partial reconstruction of one sheet corner of the 4d engraved (not checked) with eight stamps, some quite faulty, 1855-63 4d blue on piece cancelled by undated SUNDAY-RIVER-(FERRY) handstamp, another with Rouville, Orange Free State c.d.s., 1855-63 6d, one cancelled by Devonport "250" oval of bars, the other by large red triangular obliterator: Also, four covers addressed to early stamp dealers, one extensively illustrated showing a 1d Woodblock Error of Color (cover mend at top), two others Registered, one to England, the other to the United States, also 1853 officers rate military cover to Scotland, much fine to very fine, an interesting lot., ex Dillaway,

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Get Market Data for [South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) Collection]

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000

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before May-14, 04:37 PM
Cape of Good Hope Part II - Exhibition Collection
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description Opening at...
217 imageUsed to Holland: 1865 (9 Jan.) single rate buff envelope from Grahamstown to Amsterdam bearing 1d deep carmine red, just clear to large margins in combination with 1864-77 1s green both lightly tied by barred oval "3" handstamps, large magenta manuscript "1/-" in center (credit to U.K.), 1d credit to the Cape with 2 Dutch cents (manuscript "2") postage due from recipient, backstamped Grahamstown JA 9, 1865, Cape Town and London transits with Amsterdam receiver of 17 March 1865, envelope with part of back flap missing. Attractive and important combination issue franking., ex "Franschhoek.",ex Dillaway.
SG 18,26a.

Since no rectangular adhesives were delivered to the Eastern Province before January 1865, this represents the earliest known usage of the 1s in the Eastern Province.
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Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:49 PM
218 imageUsed to the United States: 1865 (12 Mar.) single rate cover from the Howland correspondence from Port Elizabeth to Boston bearing 4d steel blue, two copies, mostly with just clear to large margins in combination with 1864-77 1s green (some trimmed perfs.), all three attractively canceled by barred oval "2" handstamps (one 4d additionally tied by Port Elizabeth c.d.s.). Cover is endorsed "Per Steamer from Cape Town Via England" and bears Cape Town and London transits of 15 March and 27 April with Boston British Packet receiver of 3 May, red crayon "16" (16c credit to England) with 5c inland postage due from the recipient, with all markings being on the front, cover is a little fragile (certificate calls it "splitting in places)." Extremely Rare., ex Dillaway, Peter Holcombe Cert. (1985).
SG 19c, 26a.

The ½ oz. 1s 8d, Packet rate to America was introduced in 1864.
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Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:50 PM
219 19c, 262 imageUsed to England: 1865 (18 Mar.) Mourning envelope from Grahamstown to London endorsed "Via Marseille" bearing 4d steel-blue, good to large margins in combination with 1864-77 1s green on the overland eastern postal route via Mauritius and Marseille, both canceled by barred oval "3" handstamps, cover backstamped with double oval GRAHAMSTOWN/MR 18/1865 town date stamp with red London receiver of 6 May 1865 on front. Rare., ex Bonaventure, ex Dillaway (SG 19c, 262). (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) 19c, 262]

Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:52 PM
220 imageUsed to India: 1865 (19 Oct.) Cover from Grahamstown to Umballa, Bengal endorsed "Via Mauritius," bearing 4d blue, two singles and a pair, margins cut-in, and touching to large and 1864-77 1d rose-red (2, one wing margin), all tied by barred oval "3" handstamps and paying the 1s 6d rate via Mauritius, cover backstamped Port Elizabeth and Calcutta transits of 29 October and 2 January 1866 with Umballa receiver of 8 January 1866. Extremely Rare. (SG 19a, 23a) Peter Holcombe Cert. (1985) with observation"Very unusual franking and its extremely rare destination.", ex Dillaway.
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Suggested Bid $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
before May-14, 04:53 PM

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