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British Commonwealth continued...

South Africa & States continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
9441   imageSouth Africa, St. Helena Camp Not Specified, inbound cover from the United States franked by 5c blue tied by "Danville, Pa. / Oct 17, 1900" duplex to Boer General Piet Cronje, "St. Helena / No 13, 1900" arrival postmark. and violet "Censor / Prisoner of War" handstamp, opening tear at top and stained at left, Fine and rare usage; General Cronje was allowed to live outside the camps under military guard, first at Kent Cottage near High Knoll Fort and then at Longwood, where Napoleon had lived and died.
Suggested Bid $140
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9442   imageSouth Africa, Official Proclamation Postal Card, printed by the "Staatsdrukkerij te veld" (State Printing Office in the field) on a small press aboard the capital train at Machadodorp as an emergency issue of the "Government Gazette" declaring the capital at Machadodorp on the reverse of Transvaal ½d postal card uprated with ½d adhesive and favor cancelled with "Machadodorp, Z.A.R. / 7 Jun 00" postmark, vertical crease at right through the indicia and stamp, otherwise Very Fine; one of only a few used examples recorded; after the fall of Pretoria on 5 June, 1900 the Transvaal Republic tried to maintain authority over the unoccupied territory with its capital on a train, by 7 June it was parked at Machadodorp, until 14 August when it moved to Barberton, then Nelsprui on 30 August, on 12 Sept. President Krueger fled to Lourenco Marques.
Suggested Bid $90
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9443   imageSouth Africa, Rhodesian Field Force, cover to Bulawayo from a trooper in the field countersigned by his commanding officer, franked with 1d rose (S.G. 77) paying the soldier's rate, cancelled when processed in Bulawayo on 13 May 1900 and backstamped the sale day, Very Fine and quite scarce; Rhodesian troops were used to retake and defend the Bulawayo-Mafeking railroad through Bechuanaland, to lift the Boer siege of Fort Tuli, and to defend Bulawayo from expected attacks.
Suggested Bid $80
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9444   imageSouth Africa, Mail Service Suspended, boxed violet handstamp on cover to Johannesburg franked by Great Britain 2½d Victoria tied by "London / Ja 1, 00" duplex, magenta "Returned Letter Office Capetown / Ap 10, 00" backstamp and red "3" Capetown postal inspector's handstamp, opening tear at top left and light vertical pocket fold, Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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SOLD for $40.00
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9445   imageSouth Africa, Field Post Office No. "17", 5 Nov 1900 datestamp on illustrated cover to Volksrust, fresh and Very Fine; internal Transvaal usages are far scarcer than mail to England.
Suggested Bid $60
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9446   imageSouth Africa, Canadian Contingent / South Africa. / May 16 1900, bold magenta handstamp on cover to England with no other markings applied in South Africa, red London "Paid" entry c.d.s., Very Fine; much scarcer used to England; sent from a member of "Strathcona's Horse" which served under General Buller in Natal.
Suggested Bid $60
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SOLD for $34.00
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9447   imageSouth Africa, Passed Press Censor / Johannesburg, oval handstamp applied on arrival to registered cover originating in Mafeking, franked by Bechuanaland Protectorate1d and pair of 2d Victoria which were not accepted as postage, also censored with generic violet triangular cachet in transit, tear at top and about half of back missing, Fine and interesting usage.
Suggested Bid $60
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SOLD for $34.00
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9448   imageSouth Africa, Military mail through restored civilian postal system, cover from Ladysmith mailed March 1900 to England and endorsed "No stamps obtainable", postage due markings overstruck and reduced from 10c to 5c in transit, but considered paid on arrival with red "London / Paid / 1 Ap 00" postmark, faults but interesting and desirable.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9449   imageSouth Africa, Military mail through restored civilian postal system, soldier's cover endorsed "Natal Field Forces Ladysmith Natal" and franked with 1d rose (S.G. 99) tied by enhanced Ladysmith c.d.s. to England, "Pietermartzburg / Mr 9, 00" transit backstamp, faults but scarce.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9450   imageSouth Africa, Veld-Post, Z.A.R. / 7 Apr. 1900 / Dannhauser, magenta oval provisional datestamp on cover to Standerfan endorsed "Velddienst", backstamped, cover restored by being affixed to card.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $50.00
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9451   imageSouth Africa, Pretoria, Z.A.R. / 7 Jun 00, beautifully struck captured datestamp used two days after the British occupation on cover to England, endorsed "No stamps available" and sent via the Base Office then located at Senekal, O.R.C., red London "Paid" entry c.d.s. and arrival backstamp, some age spotting, otherwise Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9452   imageSouth Africa, Field Post Office No. "1", 26 May 1900 datestamp tying Natal 1d rose (S.G. 99) to formular cover to London, Pietermartinzburg transit backstamp, Very Fine; used from the Advanced Depot at Kroonstad.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9453   imageSouth Africa, Field Post Office No. "20", 12 June 1900 datestamp tying Great Britain 1d mauve to mourning cover to India redirected to England, Very Fine; used from Heilbron near Newcastle on the last day there.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9454   imageSouth Africa, Field Post Office No. "38", 1 December 1900 datestamp on cover to Wales endorsed "on active service / no stamps", despatched via the Advance Depot at Kroonstad, Orange River Colony, red London "Paid" entry c.d.s., Very Fine; with original enclosure.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9455   imageSouth Africa, Army P.O. 55 / S. Africa, 25 November 1900 single circle datestamp on Great Britain 1d Victoria letter card to Scotland, posted at A.P.O. #75 an Advanced Depot in Transvaal, Fine; with message stating the sender has "not yet been taken prisoner" and that "…we here have the usual periodical alarm of Boers three miles out…but they never come to anything."
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9456   imageSouth Africa, rmy Post Office / South Africa / 3 M B A (3rd Military Branch), 3 July 1900 violet balloon-style datestamp ties pair G.B. ½d vermilion to cover to London, Very Fine; this postmark was used in Natal from April to September, 1900.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $30.00
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9457   imageSouth Africa, Field Post Office / British Army, S. Africa, 11 Oct. 1900 violet balloon-style datestamp on stampless cover to London endorsed "On Active Service / no stamps available", red London "Paid" entry c.d.s., some toning, otherwise Very Fine; this postmark with no name or number was used by A.P.O. #76 in Platrand, Transvaal.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9458   imageSouth Africa, Army Telegraphs, two strikes of partial undated handstamp tie O.F.S. 1d purple with "V.R.I." overprint (S.G. 113) to cover sent to prisoner of war at the green Point camp near Capetown, violet "Censor / Prisoners of War" cachet, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9459   imageSouth Africa, Inbound registered cover, sent from England 19 May 1900 with 3d Victoria to a trooper, officially sealed in route, with only backstamp of Capetown on 13 Aug. despite having been forwarded three times, cover edge wear, Fine usage.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM
9460   imageSouth Africa, First Canadian Contingent, cover to Canada posted through the Base Office in Capetown (identifiable by asterisk in cancel), endorsed by sender but charged postage due in England with "T" subsequently overstruck by Foreign Branch cancel and received red London "Paid" transit, 5 April Bradford, Ontario arrival backstamp, opening faults but a scarce usage; two separate Canadian contingents were sent, the first was only a "token force" of 44 officers and 995 men arriving 30 Nov. 1899.
Suggested Bid $50
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CLOSED
Closing..Mar-17, 09:00 PM

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