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Minns: I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives continued...
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181 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1894 (Nov. 10) envelope to U.S.A. franked at 21/2a. rate by 1/2a. and 2a., 3a. tied by Mombasa c.d.s's, carried on the R.P.D. "General" from Zanzibar to Aden with Zanzibar Nov. 12, Aden Nov. 23, London Dec. 10 and New York Dec. 21 backstamps. Ex Rowell. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
182 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (Jan. 1) cover from the Bishop Alfred Tucker missionary correspondence with episcopal initials at lower left and endorsed "By French Mail", addressed to his son in Surbiton, single 21/2a. franking tied by Mombasa c.d.s. Zanzibar Jan. 2 transit and Jan. 21 arrival backstamps. Written by the Bishop whilst convalescing at Mombasa Hospital following a bout of fever. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
183 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (Feb. 7) Clemens Denhardt printed envelope to Germany, franked at 5a. double rate by 1/2a. pair and 4a. tied by fine Lamu squared circles with Denhardt's annotated receiving handstamp at left, sent by trader Emil Tostat with endorsement on flap and fancy paper seal, backstamped Mombasa, Zanzibar, Aden Feb. 21 and Jlmenau Feb. 7 arrival. Ex Rossiter and 'Shivani'. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
184 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (Mar. 16) envelope to England addressed to Rev. Herbert Knott, C.M.S. Association Secretary for South Wales, Herefordshire & Monmouthshire, franked 1/2a. and 2a. tied by Mombasa c.d.s's, carried on the S.S. "Purulia" to Aden and with Hereford Apr. 5 arrival backstamp. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
185 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (Mar. 27) envelope to Italy bearing 2a. used with 1/2a.handstamped "INLAND/REVENUE" in purple, both tied by Mombasa c.d.s's and showing on the reverse Zanzibar Apr. 1 c.d.s., octagonal "LA REUNION A MARSEILLE/2/AVRIL/95/LV No.2" datestamp of S.S. "Djemnah" and Milan Apr. 10 c.d.s. A very rare item, the only known cover bearing an Inland Revenue adhesive, as recorded in "British East Africa: The Stamps and Postal Stationery" by Minns (ed. Krieger, 2006), p. 36. Photo. •ÈÀSee also lot 102. (Image1)

Est. £1,000-1,200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
186 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (May 25) scarce local rate envelope addressed to the wife of C.M.S. missionary Rev. W.E. Taylor franked 1a. tied by lightly struck by Melindi squared circle with May 27 receiving backstamp, slight cover faults. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
187 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895 (June 19) scarce small O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to the Chief Clerk, Foreign Office, London with single 21/2a. franking tied by Mombasa c.d.s. with Zanzibar June 23, Aden July 5 and red July 22 arrival backstamps. A late mail from the last days of the I.B.E.A. Co. administration before the establishment of the Protectorate on July 1, likely sent by a Government official sent to Mombasa to assist with the transition. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
188 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: 1890-95 I.B.E.A. Co. Definitives: 1895, attempted late use of 1/2a. and 2a. on cover to Germany probably originating from Lamu, the adhesives uncancelled with unframed "T" and initialled ms. "These stamps are obsolete" in red below, backstamped Aden Oct. 8 and Neuwied Oct. 21 arrival. Carried on the S.S. "Kilwa" departing Zanzibar Sept. 28, calling at Lamu Oct. 2 en route to Aden. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
Minns: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery
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189 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1892 (Mar. 15) 2a. registered envelope size F type RE1 used to Zanzibar, stamp box and 21/2a. black and yellow-buff first printing (scarce on cover) affixed at left, both cancelled by Mombasa squared circle, backstamped on arrival. Ex Pennycuick. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
190 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (Mar. 22) 1a. grey-black postcard used to London and locally redirected, with Mombasa and Apr. 10 arrival squared circles, carried on the S.S. "Kola", written and signed by Thomas Hobley. Hobley had arrived at Mombasa in May 1890 and had served on the 1891 Tana River Survey, later becoming District Officer to the Uganda Protectorate from Aug. 1894 and Assistant Deputy Commissioner for the East Africa Protectorate in Apr. 1902. Early use of the card, issued just four days before. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
191 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (May 19) 1/2a. brown postcard uprated by 1890-95 1/2a. for use to Germany with fine Lamu squared circle cancellations, Bombay May 29 and Sea Post Office B transit c.d.s's and greeting from Richard Tiede on reverse. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
192 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (May 19) 1a. grey-black postcard used to Germany with fine Lamu squared circle, addressed by Gustav Denhardt to his brother Clemens in Jlmenau, Germany with Sea Post Office B c.d.s. and Denhardt's receiving handstamp. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
193 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (Oct. 21) 2a. registered envelope size F type RE1a used internally from Lamu to Mombasa with squared circle cancellation, Oct. 24 arrival backstamp, believed carried on the "Juba", personal handstamp of sender "F.E. PURDEE" additionally tying adhesive. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
194 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (Nov. 26) 1a. grey-black postcard used to India with fine strike of Melindini squared circle, addressed by Telegraph Officer J. de Lima with Zanzibar Dec. 3 Sea Post Office A c.d.s's, backstamped Karachi Dec. 19 arrival, somewhat creased and stained but scarce. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
195 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1893 (Dec. 15) 21/2a. green type E1 embossed envelope addressed by postmaster Thomas E.C. Remington to I.B.E.A. Co. staff member Robert Macallister whilst on leave in England, with fine Mombasa squared circle, Zanzibar Dec. 16, Aden Dec. 29 and Plumstead Jan. 15 arrival backstamps. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
196 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1894 (Jan. 16) 2a. registered envelope size F type RE1c used with added 3a. to London, cancelled by Mombasa squared circle with red London Feb. 12 receiving marks alongside, some staining, also similarly cancelled 1a. grey-black postcard to the same addressee with handwritten schedule of the items' postal journey via the "Java" and "Shannon" etc. (2 items) Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
197 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1894 (June 21) 1/2a. brown postcard locally addressed with request for doctor's appointment, cancelled by fine, rare Wasin squared circle without code, addressed by Telegraph Officer J. de Lima with Zanzibar Dec. 3 Sea Post Office A c.d.s's, backstamped Karachi Dec. 19 arrival, somewhat creased and stained but scarce. Very few covers or cards with Wasin squared circle cancellations sent during the B.E.A. period have been recorded. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £350-400

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
198 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1894 (July 6) 2a. registered envelope size F type RE1a late usage at double rate addressed by postmaster Thomas E.C. Remington to London with added 21/2a. second printing on yellow (2) cancelled by Mombasa c.d.s's with July 29 red arrival oval below. Ex Walkley. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-200

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
199 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1894 (Nov. 25) 21/2a. yellow-green type E1a embossed envelope addressed to Engelholm, Sweden by Miss Carrie Svensson, a member of the Swedish-American Alliance Mission at Kulesa on the River Tana, with fine Lamu squared circle, Aden Dec. 3 and Swedish Dec. 17 receiving backstamps, unusual. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
200 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: I.B.E.A. Co. Postal Stationery: 1895 (Jan. 16) 2a. registered envelope size J type RE2a with added new value 5a. sent at double rate to Ipswich, Mombasa c.d.s. cancellations, Feb. 10 London transit oval and next day arrival backstamp. Ex Rossiter. The earliest recorded date of usage of the 5a. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.

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