•  UserName   Password     
       Please Login. You are NOT Logged in. Jan-18-20, 08:21 AM

Login to Use StampAuctionNetwork. New? Use "Registration". Add an auction firm by using "Update Registration"


 
You are not logged in. Please Login so that we can determine your registration status with this firm. If you have never registered, please register by selecting [Membership.Register] and check the box for this auction firm if you want to bid with them. Then Login.
 

logo

British Empire and Foreign Countries continued...

Minns: B.E.A. Post Offices 1896 to 1904 continued...
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
261 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Mombasa: Blue cancellations, 1898 (Sept. 7) envelope from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta, franked at 5a. double rate by 'small Queen' 1/2a. pair and 1a. block of four, (Oct. 7) cover addressed by C.M.S. missionary Rev. Thomas England to Guernsey franked 1/2a., 2a., both covers with single circle c.d.s. cancellations in blue, also (Sept. 30) used as receiving mark on incoming stationery card from India. (3 items) (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
262 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Mombasa: 1899 to 1904, interesting selection of fifteen covers or cards variously addressed with 'small Queen' frankings and single (incl. Foreign Registration Dept.), squared or hatched circle cancellations, incl. book post, "East Africa & Uganda Mail" (2), registered items with 1899 O.H.M.S. envelope to Birmingham at 6a. new quadruple rate, 1900 registered envelope to U.S.A. franked 5a., 71/2a., 1902 to London franked 5a., etc. with senders incl. missionary Rev. J. Hofmann, postmaster Henry Holt, jailer Walter Hutt, judge R.B.P. Cator, etc. (Image1)

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
263 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Mombasa: Three official covers comprising 1899 (Mar. 15) O.H.M.S. envelope ("East Africa Protectorate" deleted) registered to Leipzig, addressed by postmaster Henry Holt and franked 'small Queen' 1/2a., 4a. with Deutsche Seepost transit backstamp, 1903 (Jan. 20) "On Postal Service" Postmaster General's envelope (ex Rossiter) sent stampless to Yorkshire, 1904 (May 27) large O.H.M.S. envelope (trimmed at left) registered to Yorkshire bearing 1r. (corner fault) with P.O. crown red wax seal on reverse. (3 items) (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
264 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Mombasa: 1903 (Nov. 2) B.E.A. 2a. registered envelope size F locally addressed with added 'small Queen' 1a. and K.E.VII 2a. tied by Foreign Registration Dept. c.d.s's and showing lightly struck violet "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in double circle, scarce mixed franking and mark. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
265 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Muhoroni: 1903 (May 30) B.E.A. 2a. registered envelope size F addressed by railway worker at the Noor Din Bridge to Mombasa with added 'small Queen' 3a. tied by c.d.s with heavy black "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in circle, part flap torn away but scarce marking and usage. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
266 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Nairobi: 1900 to 1903, five commercial covers or cards variously addressed with 'small Queen' frankings, the last with single circle fleuron, others hatched circle cancellations, also 1902 incoming obsolete provisional 5p. on 10pf. stationery card from Dar-es-Salaam, disallowed but with added 10p. cancelled. (6 items) (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
267 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Nairobi: 1900 (June 12) B.E.A. 2a. registered envelope size F addressed to Mombasa with added 'small Queen' 3a. tied by hatched circle with registration handstamp and "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in double circle both in violet, fine strikes and scarce. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
268 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Nairobi: 1906 (May 21) East Africa & Uganda. 2a. registered envelope size F to Scotland with added K.E.VII 1/2a. and 21/2a. tied by single circle fleurons with violet "AR" (avis de r̩ception) in double circle and backstamped May 24 late use Mombasa Foreign Registration Dept. c.d.s. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
269 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Nakuru: 1902 (June 16) p.p.c. of the Wakikuyu unusually addressed to Siam "via Rehang & Moulmein/Burma" overland route, franked 1a. with two early use strikes of single circle fleuron, Mombasa, Bombay and Lampang transit marks. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
270 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Nakuru: 1903 (Nov. 14) B.E.A. 1a. stationery card used to Scotland with two fine strikes of single circle fleuron and Mombasa transit c.d.s. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
271 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Ndii: 1898 (May 9) double rate envelope to Celle, Germany and redirected to Gotha, franked 'small Queen' 1/2a. strip of three and pair (slight staining due to added gum) with Zanzibar May 13 transit and June 4 arrival backstamps, scarce office. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
272 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Rabai: 1900 (July 25) envelope (ex Dunstan) from Assistant Collector George Collen to Brighton franked 'small Queen' 1/2a. (2), 1901 (Feb. 10) and (Mar. 22) two covers registered to Leipzig from Rev. Brutzer at Simba Mission the first with colourful 1/2a., 1a. (2), 2a. and 21/2a. franking to pay 7a. double rate, the second franked 1/2a. (4), 21/2a., all with hatched circle cancellations. (3 items) Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
273 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Takaungu: "OC 3/95" (earliest recorded date) squared circle on local provisional 1/2a., also code A "MY 3/99" squared circle on B.E.A. 1/2a. reply card locally addressed by Assistant Collector G.H.L. Murray to the Superintendent of Customs (ex Pennycuick). (2 items) The card appears to be the outward half companion of the reply half offered as lot 155 in the 'Rossiter' auction (Sothebys June 1983) on which the Superintendent replies that "the people of Giriama are starving since last year" and requesting a grant of 1,000r. for support. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
274 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Takaungu: 1902 (Dec. 12) official envelope addressed to G.E. Powter, Secretary of the Wakf Commission in Mombasa, franked 'small Queen' 1/2a. (2) lightly cancelled by hatched circle with fresh re-inked strike in violet below (ex 'Shivani', foreshortened at left), also another fine strike "2 AP 1903" in violet tying 1/2a. pair to small piece. These are the only recorded examples in this colour. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
275 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Taveta: 1898 (June 13) 'small Queen' 1/2a. tied by one of two violet single circle c.d.s's to Taveta Chronicle Book Post wrapper addressed to judge R.B.P. Cator in Mombasa and forwarded to Kent with Mombasa June 24 c.d.s. on reverse, a few faint stains. Ex 'Shivani'. The Taveta Chronicle was the first newspaper to be printed on the East African mainland. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
276 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Taveta: 1899 (Feb. 5), 1901 (Nov. 10), two envelopes from the 'Von Schwarz' correspondence originating from the East African Mission at Taveta, the first registered at 7a. double rate franked by 'small Queen' 2a. and 5a. with single circle c.d.s's, the second franked 21/2a. with hatched circle and fine strike of "EV. LUTH. MISSION/(cross)/MADSCHAME" cachet in violet on reverse. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
277 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Taveta: German mail sent from the Taveta P.O., 1900 (Apr. 1) "Gruss vom Fusse des Kilimanjaro" card to Berlin franked 1a., missent with straight line "nachzusenden nach", 1901 (Apr. 21) B.E.A. 1a. card to Hannover from the mission station at Mamba, endorsed via Tanga but routed through Tanga due to this use of stationery, (July 21) to Celle from the local Lutheran Mission franked 1/2a., 2a. (ex Pennycuick and Chantry). (3 items) (Image1)

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
278 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Taveta: 1901 (Sept. 29) B.E.A. 1a. stationery card cancelled hatched circle c.d.s. and backstamped Mombasa Oct. 2 transit, addressed to celebrated fellow entomologist Percy Ireland Lathy in Enfield by Albert Steggall with message advising despatch of parcel containing approx. 1,750 butterflies and moths "and a few other insects" and his forthcoming departure in November, diagonal crease but unusual. Ex Dunstan. Rev. Albert Remington Steggal (1863-1929), C.M.S. missionary, had moved from Moshi in 1892 after having been controversially accused by the German administration of providing arms to Chief Mangi Meli, leader of the Chaga (who was later convicted of rebellion and hanged at a public execution). At Taveta he had established a station which became known as Mahoo (Happy Land) and had founded the Taveta Chronicle, as well as publishing volumes of hymns, psalms and common prayer in the local language. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
279 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Taveta: 1903 (Mar. 10) B.E.A. 2a. registered envelope size F used to Mombasa with added 'small Queen' 1a. tied by hatched circle, showing registration handstamp and with Mombasa Foreign Registration Dept. c.d.s's on reverse. Ex Rossiter. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Nov-27, 06:00 AM EST.
280 / c, entire, etc. imageThe John Minns East Africa: Post Offices 1896 to 1904: Voi: 1901 (Feb. 26) envelope to India from a railway worker franked 1a. cancelled fine hatched circle, backstamped Mombasa Feb. 28, Sea Post Office Cand Jhelum City Apr. 1 arrival, slightly forsehortened at left as is usual, scarce. Ex Pennycuick. Photo. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

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

Previous Page, Next Page or Return to Table of Contents


StampAuctionCentral and StampAuctionNetwork are
Copyright © 1994-2019 Droege Computing Services, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
Back to Top of Page