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Lot 9429
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South African Area, Collection, 1886-1907, hinged and mounted to quadrille and large European pages, containing Scott Bechuanaland: 1-4, 5-8, 11-17, 21 with pen cancel, 42, East Africa and Uganda: 12 mint, 31-39 mixed mint and used, 53 with revenue cancel, Orange Free State: 61-69, some telegraph stamps, Transvaal: group of eight early coat of arms stamps, 97-103, 123-34, Edward VII set to £1, a nice little collection of these early issues, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 9430

Cape of Good Hope, 1901, cover to Boer War POW at Darrells Island, Bermuda, franked C.G.H. 1d. (SG 59a) tied by hooded Simonstown/18 My 01 datestamp addressed to POW on board His Majesty's Transport "Armenian" at Table Bay hear Capetown where it received the violet circular "Censor/Prisoner of War" cachet, forwarded to Bermuda whence the "Armenian" was taking its human cargo, some soiling and wrinkling but rare, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9431

Cape of Good Hope, 1858 "Triangular", Perkins Bacon printing, 1d rose on cream-toned paper (Scott 3), o.g., lightly hinged, bright rich color and three good margins, Very Fine. Rarely seen this nice.
SG 5a; £800 ($1,100).
Scott $850.
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Lot 9432
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Cape of Good Hope, Mostly Used Collection 1871-1893, small collection of mostly lower values on album pages, we note cancels, shades etc., not much catalog value but note several shades 5sh, ideal for the specialist collector, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9433
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Natal, 1908, King Edward VII, £1 10s brown orange & deep purple (Scott 109), Multiple Crown CA watermark, clean revenue cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 162.
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Lot 9434

Orange Free State, 1901, cover to Boer War POW at Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon, franked OFS SG 113 tied by Winburg/My 9 01/O.R.C. cds with rare large blue "Pr. of War" handstamp and violet triangular "Passed Press/Censor" cachet with "H.P.Y" purple initials applied at Bloemfontein, appropriate backstamps, censor tape fragments remain, Very Fine.
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Lot 9435

South Africa, 1941 (July 2), cover from Springs to Wilmington, Delaware, franked with two single 1½d Gold Mine issue (Scott 51) tied Springs duplex cancel and overlapped by S.A. censor tape; slightly reduced at right, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9436

South Africa, Provisional use of "Opened for Inspection" seal as a censor seal, cover mailed from England with 2½d Victoria on 23 Sept. 1899 before the outbreak of hostilities and censored on arrival in the Johannesburg P.O., backstamped on arrival on 12 Oct., the second day of the war, Very Fine; initially the Boers of Transvaal made do with whatever seals were available to reseal envelopes that had been censored.
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Lot 9437

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink seal on cover franked by Lourenco Marques 50r blue tied by their 10 Dec. 1899 c.d.s., Pretoria transit, Johannesburg transit tying the label and Brakpan receiver, Very Fine.
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Lot 9438

South Africa, Near Madeira / Oct. 23rd 1899, dateline on enclosure written on board ship and cover franked with Cape of Good Hope 1d carmine (S.G. 59a) tied by "Cape Colony / Ocean Post Office / Oc 25, 00" datestamp to Richmond, Surrey, opening tears, Fine usage; letter was written by Lt. Fred Roberts (son of Field Marshal Lord Roberts), who was later killed at Colenso and received the Victoria Cross posthumously for his bravery.
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Lot 9439

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink seal on "enemy" cover from Natal franked by pair 1d carmine (S.G. 99a) tied by 23 Dec. 1899 c.d.s., Laurenco Marques transit and Pretoria 3rd Jan. backstamps, with different style c.d.s. tying label, cover with piece missing at top center, Fine.
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Lot 9440

South Africa, Queensland Infantry Brigade, cover franked by strip of five C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 59a) and processed at the Base Office at Capetown with five strikes of their 21 March 1900 datestamp, addressed to Sydney, N.S.W. and backstamped on arrival 19 April, Extremely Fine; in the absence of specific endorsements soldier's mail addressed to Queensland or elsewhere in Australia is considered to come from a member of the Q.I.B.
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Lot 9441

South 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.
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Lot 9442

South 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.
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Lot 9443

South 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.
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Lot 9444

South 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.
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Lot 9445

South 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.
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Lot 9446

South 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.
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Lot 9447

South 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.
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Lot 9448

South 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.
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Lot 9449

South 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.
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Lot 9450

South 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.
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Lot 9451

South 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.
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Lot 9452

South 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.
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Lot 9453

South 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.
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Lot 9454

South 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.
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Lot 9455

South 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."
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Lot 9456

South 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.
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Lot 9457

South 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.
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Lot 9458

South 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.
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Lot 9459

South 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.
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Lot 9460

South 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.
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Lot 9461

South Africa, Canadian Contingent cover to England, sent from a member of "Strathcona's Horse" to Sheffield, processed with A.P.O. #55 single circle datestamp, which was used by A.P.O. #75 at the Advanced Depot in Pretoria, red London "Paid" arrival postmark. and Sheffield backstamp, Very Fine; a scarce destination for Canadian contingent mail.
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Lot 9462

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink seal on cover from England 6 April 1900 to Lourenco Marques, forwarded to Johannesburg and censored there, 7 May Lourenco Marques, 10 May Pretoria and 11 May Johannesburg backstamps, seal shows top frame broken variety, Fine.
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Lot 9463

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, censor label on cover to Durban franked by pair Lourenco Marques 50r blue tied by August 1900 datestamp, Durban backstamp, Very Fine.
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Lot 9464

South Africa, Passed By Censor / Heidelberg / 13 Oct. 1900, well-struck large double oval handstamp on inbound 5c postal card from Amsterdam, Very Fine.
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Lot 9465

South Africa, Passed Press Censor / Pretoria, three different triangular handstamps, in violet and magenta on Transvaal 1d postal cards to Germany (latter without the word "Press") and in black on cover to London, Very Fine group.
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Lot 9466

South Africa, Resident Magistrate's Office / Winburg, violet oval cachet with pencil initial used as censor on cover franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." and tied by "Winburg / Oc 16,00" c.d.s. to cover to prisoner of war at Simons Town, C.C., Bloemfontein transit and "Censor / Prisoner of War" cachet applied on arrival, vertical fold clear of stamp, Very Fine.
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Lot 9467

South Africa, Bellevue Camp, cover franked with O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." tied by "Thaba 'Nchu / Oc 25, 00" c.d.s., Bloembontein transit and "Censor / Prisoner of War" handstamp applied on arrival, Fine.
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Lot 9468

South Africa, Censor / Prisoner of War / Green / Point, clear violet cachet on cover to Aberdeen franked by C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 59a) tied by "green Point / 23 Ja, 00" datestamp, notation "Camp closed" and addressee indicate this may have been a Burger or Refugee Camp, light age spots, otherwise Very Fine.
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Lot 9469

South Africa, Official telegram from occupied territory, sent 27 Nov., 1899 from "K / K" (Kap Kolonie) to Pretoria, with squared circle receipt datestamp, message concerns prisoners in a commandeered hotel, Very Fine.
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Lot 9470

South Africa, Field Post Office, 9 August 1900 single circle datestamp with no number tying G.B. 1d mauve to cover to England with original enclosure, Very Fine; this cancel was assigned to the Advanced Depot at Bloemfontein from 1 May through 21 October, 1900.
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Lot 9471

South Africa, Army Post Office / Volksrust, August 1900 violet balloon-style datestamp ties G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Durban, 17 Aug. backstamp and censor seal, cover creases, Fine usage.
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Lot 9472

South Africa, Uncensored Civilian Mail Abroad, double rate cover to Holland franked by two Transvaal ½d green and four 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 216-17) tied by "Volksrust, Z.A.R. / 26 Mei 00" datestamps a few days before the fall of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Pretoria, Lourenco Marques and Amersfoort backstamps, bottom flap missing, Very Fine; during the period before the fall of the Boer Republics to the British, mail to Europe had to be routed via Lourenco Marques and nearly all was censored.
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Lot 9473

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, two covers with censor seals showing large and small arms, large arms on newspaper wrapped made from a cover and franked by pair O.F.S. ½d orange overprint'd "V.R.I." and tied by August 1900 Bloemfontain c.d.s. to Durban, small arms on cover franked with 100r Lourenco Marques to Port Elizabeth with "The Castle Mail Packets Co. Ltd / Delagoa Bay Agency" forwarder's cachet, latter reduced at base, Fine usages; Rich records only one type of this seal.
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Lot 9474

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, two covers with labels showing large and small arms, large arms franked by C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 69) tied by "G.P.O. Capetown / Cape Colony / 1 Feb 00" datestamp to Johannesburg and forwarded back to Capetown, small arms franked with Lourenco Marques 100r blue tied by 3 Jan. 01 c.d.s. to Durban, Very Fine; Rich records only one type of this seal.
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Lot 9475

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, censor seal on cover to Delagoa Bay franked by C.G.H. ½d green and two 1d carmine (S.G. 58, 59a) tied by "Capetown / Cape Colony / 8 Jun 00" c.d.s., Durban and Lourenco Marques backstamps, Very Fine.
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Lot 9476

South Africa, Passed Press Censor / Johannesburg / 7 Dec. 1900, early censor cachet ties censor label to cover to Germany franked by Transvaal 2½d dull blue and green overprint'd "V.R.I.", light toning, otherwise Very Fine.
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Lot 9477

South Africa, Passed Press / Censor / Johannesburg, oval handstamp on Southern Life Association cover, "Passed Censor / Capetown" double circle cachet applied upon arrival, Very Fine and attractive.
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Lot 9478

South Africa, Bellevue Camp, cover to P.O.W. with "Censor / Prisoner of War" handstamp and "Bellevue / Oc 24" arrival backstamp, some age spotting, Fine usage.
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Lot 9479

South Africa, Veld-Post / G.F. Fleischer, / 18 Jan. 1900 / Duitsch &: Johannesburg / Commandos, bold violet datestamp on cover to Johannesburg, franked by 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217) with "Hoofdlager" (Headquarters) datestamp on reverse, 24 Jan. arrival backstamp, cover torn in half and repaired; the Hoofdlager was located near Ladysmith during this time.
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Lot 9480

South Africa, Inbound cover to a soldier in hospital in Natal, sent from London 1 Aug. 1900, F.P.O. #3 transit backstamp, forwarded via R.A.M.C. command in Aldershot, England to Ireland arriving 5 Oct, Very Fine.
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Lot 9481

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink seal on cover to Volksrust franked by two ½d green (S.G. 216) tied by 14 Feb. 1900 Johannesburg c.d.s., seal tied by Pretoria 15th Feb. transit and 17th Feb. receiver, Fine.
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Lot 9482

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink censor seals on two covers to Lourenco Marques, one franked by a single and the other by strip of four and single of Transvaal 1d Rose-red and green (S.G. 217), sealed tied by 18 April and 18 March 1900 Pretoria datestamps, Lourenco Marques backstamps, Fine-Very Fine.
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Lot 9483

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, censor seal on cover franked with G.B. 1d mauve tied by 10 Aug. 1900 F.P.O. #8 postmark showing posting at Standerton, Transvaal to Durban, Natal, 13 Aug. arrival backstamp, Fine usage.
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Lot 9484

South Africa, V. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, censor seal on cover franked by Natal 1d carmine (S.G. 99a) tied by 6 Sept. 1900 F.P.O. #18 postmark then used from A.P.O. #31 at Newcastle, Natal to Durban where it was censored; Pietermartinzburg transit and Durban reveiving backstamps, addressee's name cut out, Very Fine.
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Lot 9485

South Africa, Censored / A.C. Bloemfontein Dist., violet two-line straightline handstamp applied in transit to back of cover to prisoner of war at green Point, C.C., franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113) tied by "Brandford, O.R.C. / Oc 16, 00" c.d.s., also "Censor / Prisoner of War" handstamp, two mounting stains on reverse, otherwise Fine.
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Lot 9486
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South Africa, Subsidiary Base and Field Post Office Cancels, group of stamps comprised of Subsidiary "Base Office" cancel #2 of May, 1901 (then at Aliwal, C.C.), #4 of 24 May 1901 (then at Braamfontein, Transvaal) and #8 of 13 Aug 1901 (then at Warm Baths, Transvaal) and "Field Post Office" (first distribution) #2 of 12 Jan 1900 (Modder River, C.C.), #6 of 6 April 1900 (Dewesdorp, O.R.C.), #14 of 3 Feb. 1900 (Rensburg, C.C.) and #33 of 11 April 1900 (Karee Siding, O.R.C.), various adhesives mostly on small piece, Fine or better strikes.
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Lot 9487

South Africa, Queensland Infantry Brigade, cover to Dalby, Queensland franked by Great Britain 1d mauve tied by octagonal "Army Post Office / Natal Field Force / Wakkerstroom / Dec 30, 1901" datestamp, endorsed from a member of the "5th Q.I.B.", appropriate backstamps, Very Fine and scarce.
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Lot 9488

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, Rich Ty. 8 imperforate seal on cover posted from Germany 16 Sept. 1901 to Capetown with their 10th Oct. arrival datestamp, Very Fine and rare.
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Lot 9489

South Africa, Prisoner of War / Censor / Broadbottom Camp, ½d Victoria (S.G. 36, 38, 48), "St. Helena / 17 Au, 1901" c.d.s. and London registry transit, card with repaired tear, Fine appearing and rare registered usage from a P.O.W.
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Lot 9490

South Africa, Imperial Military Railways, bold violet handstamped cachet at top of cover to England franked by pair of Transvaal 1d carmine and green overprint'd "E.R.I." and tied by "Pretoria / Transvaal / 28 Apr 01" postmark, vertical pocket fold and a couple tears at top, Very Fine usage; among the scarcest Boer War items, with this form of cachet not recorded by Rich; though some Army Post Offices were located aboard trains, the military railways had no postmarks of their own, not even at their base or supply depots, and had to rely on the civilian postal system.
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Lot 9491

South Africa, Queensland Infantry Brigade, cover endorsed from a member of "5th Q.I.B." to Brisbane, Queensland, postmarked by octagonal "Army Post Office / Natal Field Force / Volksrust / Dec 16, 1901" datestamp, rated "1d" due on arrival in error and struck out, forwarded to Lytton, appropriate backstamps, Very Fine and scarce.
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Lot 9492

South Africa, Canadian Contingent covers to England, pair of covers from a member of "Strathcona's Horse" to Sheffield, sent 7th and 16th August, 1901 with octagonal "Army Post Office / Natal Field Force / Standerton" datestamps, the former being the first day of use for this cancel, red London "Paid" entry and Sheffield arrival cancels, covers with edge faults from rough opening but a scarce destination from this contingent; at this time Strathcona's Horse was attached to Sir Redvers Buller's forces in eastern Transvaal.
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Lot 9493

South Africa, Staff Officer Prisoner-of-War / Ladysmith / 9 Mar. 1901, clear violet oval handstamp on mouring cover to prisoner of war at Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon, franked by Natal 1d carmine (S.G. 99a) tied by "Ladysmith, Natal / 9 Mr, 1901" c.d.s., violet triangular censor applied in Ceylon, Durban and Colombo transits, Very Fine; the camp at Natal was called "Tin Town" due to the sheet metal roofs and very few P.O.W. items are known from this camp, in fact the "Staff Officer" handstamp is unrecorded by Rich.
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Lot 9494

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "41", two covers from the same correspondence to Scotland, first with 20 August 1901 datestamp from a member of the Imperial Yeomanry and posted from the F.P.O. at the Stationary Office at Standerton, the second a very scarce 25 Oct. 1901 registered entire additionally franked by 1d mauve and with "Natal Field Force / Standerton" backstamp, first with bit of corner missing, Fine duo.
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Lot 9495

South Africa, British use of Boer censor seal, pink seal on cover franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by 9 April 1901 F.P.O. #8 datestamp used at Middelburg to Krugersdorp, censored on arrival with violet oval cachet and resealed with what came to hand: the Boer label, Fine and unusual usage eleven months after the fall of Johannesburg; only a few similar usages are recorded.
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Lot 9496

South Africa, E. (Arms) R. / Opened Under Martial Law, pair of covers to Harrismith, O.R.C., one sent April 1901 from Cato Ridge, Natal with 1d carmine (S.G. 99a), the other 21 June 1901 from Wellington, Cape Colony with 1d carmine (S.G. 69), former with some soiling, Fine-Very Fine.
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Lot 9497

South Africa, Passed Censor / Diyatalawa, violet double oval applied on arrival to cover addressed to Boer "P.O.W. Hut 36, Ceylon", also censored in Durban where large "E. (Arms) R." seal was applied, opened for display, Very Fine.
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Lot 9498
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South Africa, Passed Press Censor, / Klerksdorp / Date / 14 Aug 1901, violet circlular handstamp initialed in pencil on cover front only to Durban franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by F.P.O. #16 datestamp, Fine usage.
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Lot 9499

South Africa, Passed Press Censor / Klerksdorp / Date 13 Nov 1901, circular handstamp initialed in pencil on cover addressed to a Boer prisoner of war on St. Helena, franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by A.P.O. Braamfontein cancel applied the day after the censor, Very Fine.
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Lot 9500

South Africa, Resident Magistrate's Office / Ladybrand, O.R.C., violet oval official cachet used as a provisional censor's mark with "Passed Censor" and initials added by hand on cover to Wales franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113), "Ladybrand, O.R.C. / Ja 21, 01" c.d.s., Very Fine.
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Lot 9501

South Africa, Passed Censor, / Ladybrand, violet oval handstamp initialed and dated "27 / 9 / 01" on cover to Canada franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I" (S,G, 113), censored again and Bloemfontein with "N P R" initials handstamp and transit backstamp, stamp stained, otherwise Very Fine.
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Lot 9502

South Africa, Passed Press / Censor, triangular censor handstamp with integral initials used at Zastron on cover to Boer P.O.W. in Ceylon franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113) tied by "Zastron, O.R.C. / Au 5 01" c.d.s., Calcutta and Colombo transits and straightline "Maldirige" applied on arrival, Very Fine.
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Lot 9503

South Africa, Censor / Prisoner of War / Green / Point, violet cachet on cover to Paarl franked by C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 59a) tied by "green Point / 23 Ja 01" postmark, pencil note "Camp closed", Very Fine; this censor handstamp with "green Point" is seldom encountered.
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Lot 9504

South Africa, Censor, Prisoner of War / L Hayman / Lt. Col., large boxed handstamp on inbound cover to prisoner of war at green Point Camp, Capetown franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I. (S.G. 113) tied by "Brandfort, O.R.C. / Sp 6, 01" c.d.s., Bloemfontein backstamp, Very Fine and rare;this handstamp is unrecorded by Rich.
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Lot 9505

South Africa, Deadwood Camp, St. Helena, inbound Transvaal 4d registered entire overprint'd "E.R.I." uprated with 2d Brown and green overprint'd "V.R.I." tied by "Potchefstroom, Transvaal / No 14, 01" c.d.s. and censored only on departure with violet oval "Passed By Censor / Potchefstroon / 14 Nov. 1901" handstamp on reverse, Johannesburg and Capetown transits, Extremely Fine.
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Lot 9506

South Africa, Broadbottom Camp, St. Helena, inbound cover franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113) tied by "Bloemfontein / Jy 22, 01" c.d.s., handstamped censor initials "NPR" applied at Bloemfontein and violet "Censor / Prisoner of War" applied on arrival, flap missing, Very Fine.
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Lot 9507

South Africa, Passed By Censor, / Johannesburg / 11 Jun. 1901 / V. Ferguson, Capt., beautifully struck large violet handstamp tying censor seal to cover to Germany franked by Transvaal ½d green overprint'd "V.R.I." and pair 1d Rose-red and green overprint's "E.R.I." (S.G. 226, 239) tied by Johannesburg datestamp, with original enclosure, Extremely Fine.
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Lot 9508

South Africa, Passed Press / Censor / W.E. / Kimberly, triangular cachet on cover to Capetown franked by C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 69) tied by "Beaconsfield / No 19, 01" squared circle, censored again at Capetown with typeset seal tied by double circle and violet triangular censor cachets, opening tears at top, otherwise Very Fine.
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Lot 9509

South Africa, Army P.O. 45 / S. Africa, 30 April 1901 single circle datestamp ties O.F.S. 1 / - Brown overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 110) to cover to England, posted at Winburg, Orange River Colony, Very Fine.
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Lot 9510

South Africa, Field P.O. No. "8", 7 May 1901 single circle datestamp tyies G.B. 1d mauve to cover addressed to Ladybrand, O.R.C., Very Fine and scarce internal usage; this cancel was used for the Midland T.P.O.
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Lot 9511

South Africa, Army Post Office / Natal Field Force / Standerton, 18 February 1901 octagonal datestamp tying G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Kimberly, Cape Colony, 25 Feb. arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce internal usage.
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Lot 9512

South Africa, Army Post Office / Cape Town / B, 11 November 1901 datestamps tie pair G.B. ½d blue-green to cover to England, posted with "Deelfontein, C.G.H. / No 11" c.d.s. and magenta triangular censor handstamp, left stamp with small piece missing, Very Fine usage.
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Lot 9513

South Africa, Army Post Office / Standerton / A, bold 27 November 1901 datestamp on G.B. 2d Registration entire to Worcester, C.C. additionally franked by 1d mauve, civilian censored at Standerton with triangular and oval handstamps, Very Fine; registered internal soldier's mail in quite uncommon.
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Lot 9514

South Africa, Passed By Censor / Johannesburg / 7 Feb. 1901 / C.C. Newland, Capt., large oval handstamp tying censor seal to cover to Germany franked by Transvaal 2½d dull blue and green overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 229) tied by 1 Feb. c.d.s., 7 Feb. backstamp also ties the label, Very Fine; why the cover sat in Johannesburg for a week is not known.
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Lot 9515

South Africa, Kaalfontein, violet triangular censor handstamp on cover to England franked by G.B. 1d mauve tied by 18 Nov. 1901 F.P.O. #45 datestamp from a member of the 4th Railway Pioneer Regiment, Commandants cachet on back, vertical pocket fold and opening tear at left, Fine and scarce.
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Lot 9516

South Africa, Passed Press / Censor / W.E. / Kimberly, violet triangular handstamp on cover to England franked by pair C.G.H. 1d carmine (S.G. 69) tied by "Beaconsfield, C.G.H. / Au 19, 01" squared circle, Very Fine.
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Lot 9517

South Africa, Passed Press Censor, violet straightline handstamp tying censor seal to cover to Port Elizabeth franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113) tied by two strikes of "Kroonstad / 20 Fe, 01" datestamp, Bloemfontein transit and Port Elizabeth receiver, Very Fine.
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Lot 9518

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "16", 21 July 1901 datestamp tiying Great Britain 1d mauve to cover to Dublin, Ireland, "H &: K Packet / Au 24 01" backstamp, Very Fine.
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Lot 9519

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "42", 21 December 1901 datestamp on 1d pink Victoria entire to Devon, posted at F.P.O. #1 at Bloemfontein, O.R.C. (office and cancel numbers rarely matched), Very Fine.
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Lot 9520

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "48", 25 November 1901 datestamp tying G.B. 1d mauve to cover to England; posted at A.P.O. #96 which was located at Pietersburg, Transvaal from 3 March 1902 to late February 1902, Very Fine.
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Lot 9521

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "50", 27 May 1901 datestamp ties Transvaal 1d overprint'd "V.R.I." to cover to Scotland, Very Fine; this number was used by A.P.O. #75 from April to early August 1901 while attached to the Advanced Depot.
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Lot 9522

South Africa, Field P.O. No. "1", 15 September 1901 single circle datestamp tying pair Transvaal ½d green overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 226) to cover to London, left flap missing, otherwise Very Fine; this cancel was assigned to T.P.O. East #2 from 9 Sept. 1901.
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Lot 9523

South Africa, Army Post Office / Harrismith / A, 25 October 1901 datestamp ties G.B. 1d mauve to "The Budget Letter Card" to London, Very Fine.
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Lot 9524

South Africa, Army Post Office / Standerton / A, 18 December 1901 datestamp tying G.B. 1d mauve to cover to Ladyhand, O.R.C., Elandsfontein and Bloemfontein A.P.O. transit backstamps, trivial tear at top center, Fine intra-military usage.
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Lot 9525

South Africa, New Zealand Contingent, cover to Canterbury, New Zealand endorsed "On Active Service / South Africa" and "No Stamps Available", entered the civilian mails with "Newcastle / Natal / Ja 11, 1902" c.d.s. and rated 1d due, Durban, Auckland and Temuka transit backstamps, Very Fine; mail from New Zealand troops is rarely encountered.
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Lot 9526

South Africa, New Zealand Contingent, cover to Capetown endorsed from a trooper in the "N.Z.M.R." at Klerksdorp and franked by Great Britian 1d Edward VII tied by 28 May 1902 F.P.O. #10 cancel, censored on despatch at Krerksdorp and again at Capetown upon arrival, Very Fine and rare; mail from the New Zealand Mounted Rifles is almost never seen.
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Lot 9527

South Africa, Army Post Office / Springfontein / B, clear 2 February 1902 datestamp on "On His Majesty's Service" mourning cover to London, rated 1d due upon arrival, paper adhesions on reverse, otherwise Very Fine; from a member of "Driscoll's Scouts", the unit that captured Boer General Botha on 31 Jan., a few days earlier.
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Lot 9528

South Africa, Army Post Office / Volksrust / A, 2 July 1902 datestamps on G.B. 2d Registration entire franked with 1d Edward VII to Scotland, triangular censor handstamp, soiling, Fine and scarce registered soldier's mail; sent after the Peace and only eight days before the A.P.O. at Volksrust closed.
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