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Lot 7698

South African States: 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, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 7699
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South African States: Cape of Good Hope, 1861 "Wood Block", 1d vermilion (Scott 7), nice margins at top, just touching at lower right; repaired tear, F.-V.F. appearance.
SG 13; £2,750 ($3,550). Scott $2,750 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7700
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South African States: Cape of Good Hope, 1863-64 "Triangular", De La Rue printing, 4d blue (Scott 13c), square pair, 3+ large margins, just touching one corner, F.-V.F.
SG 19a; £280 ($360). Scott $280 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7701
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South African States: Cape of Good Hope, "Hope" Issues Accumulation, 1870s-90s, many hundreds roughly arranged by Scott number on large stocksheets; includes some shade varieties, different cancels, etc., usual mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine. Scott approximately $1,500 (Owner's) .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 7702
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South African States: 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., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7703

South African States: 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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7704

South Africa, [Stamp Dealer] 1941-55, 2 post cards (one with poster stamp of Strand) & 2 covers, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7705

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, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7706
South Africa: Natal, 1899, Siege of Mafeking telegraphic communication, 14-15 Nov 1899 official notice giving latest news received by telegram which was the only form of contact with the outside world, mimeographed on tissue paper, mentioning Col. Baden-Powell, commander of the defenders; the Boers did not cut the telegraph line until Dec., rare collateral ephemera.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $70.
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Lot 7707

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7708

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.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7709

South Africa, Opened Under Martial Law, pink seals on eight covers franked by singles or pairs of Transvaal 1d rose-red and green (S.G. 217), all sent to the Natal Bank at Volksrust between 3rd and 24th Feb., plus 11 April, 1900, all but the last backstamped and most with seals tied, some staining mainly from wax seals, Fine-Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7710

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.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 7711

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.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 7712

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7713

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7714

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."
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7715

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7716

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7717

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7718

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7719

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7720

South Africa, Passed By Censor / Heidelberg / 13 Oct. 1900, well-struck large double oval handstamp on inbound 5c postal card from Amsterdam, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7721

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7722

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7723

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7724

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7725

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7726

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7727

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7728

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7729

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7730

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7731

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7732

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7733

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7734

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7735

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7736

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7737

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.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7738

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.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 7739

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.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 7740

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7741

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7742

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7743

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7744

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7745

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7746

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7747
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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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7748

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7749

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.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7750

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.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7751

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7752

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7753

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.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 7754

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7755

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7756

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7757

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.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7758

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.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7759

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.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7760

South Africa, Passed Censor, Edenburg, O.R.C., clear violet straightline handstamp on cover to Durban franked by O.F.S. 1d purple overprint'd "V.R.I." (S.G. 113) tied by "Edenburg, O.R.C. / My 21, 02" datestamp, Bloemfontein transit backstamp where large "P.B.C." was applied in red, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7761

South Africa, Not to be Found, magenta boxed handstamp on back of inbound cover sent 14 Feb. 1902 to a member of the "Liverpool Regiment", numerous endorsements and cancels of both military (Bloemfontein and Pretoria) and civilian (Capetown, De Aar, Kimberly, Modder River and Mafeking) posts, opened for exhibition, Fine and interesting.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7762

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.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7763

South Africa, Passed Censor / Kroonstad, large double oval handstamp on cover to Port Elizabeth franked by 1d mauve tied by "Kroonstad / 24 Feb, 02" c.d.s., Very Fine; the sender, a member of the 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, was given the D.S.O. by Lord Roberts and was commended by Lord Kitchener for his despatches.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7764

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "26", July 1902 datestamp tying Great Britain 1d mauve and Natal 1d carmine to cover to England, posted at the Stationary Office at Barberton, Transvaal, Natal stamp creased prior to use, Fine; the dual franking was not necessary.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7765

South Africa, Field Post Office No. "43", 15 May 1902 datestamp on stampless cover to England endorsed "From no. 1037 / On Active Service", at this time the cancel was used at A.P.O. #4, attached to Methuen's Force at Vryburg until mid-July 1902, mended opening tears at top center, Fine usage.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7766

South Africa, Army Post Office / Bloemfontein / C, 10 May 1902 datestamp on stampless cover to London, red London "Paid" arrival postmark, cover with paper adhesions on reverse, Fine; the sender was a member of "Driscoll's Scouts" attached to Lt. Col. Western's column.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 7767

South Africa, Booklet, c. 1947, 3s with Kirchhoffs for Seeds cover (Scott 47c etc), complete and unexploded, containing 2 panes each of ½d, 1d and 1½d plus labels, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7768

South Africa, 1935-55 various multiples, A4a & A5b in blocks of 16 showing variable rouletting of same label into different sizes; A6a, corner block of 9; A8a coner block of 18 & A8c, full strip of 10 as issued, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Realized $4.
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Lot 7769

South Africa, 1925 Air Mail Cover to Tacoma WA, 1d (3) 2d (5) & 6d (C3) tied by Grahamstown cds, airmail etiquette, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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