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Lot 113

Bechuanaland, 1961, definitive series surcharged in cents and rands, complete with varieties, a beautiful set; includes Type II wide and "thick c" 3½c surcharges, Type I 1R on 10s surcharge (Gibbons #167a), plus typeface and placement varieties unlisted in Scott or Gibbons, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, one to view; imaged in full online.
SG 157/167 vars; £439+ ($570).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 114

Bechuanaland, 1888, Queen Victoria, 4d on 4d lilac & black (Scott 26), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed Oliva.
SG 25; £425 ($550).
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 115

Bechuanaland, 1888, "Protectorate" overprint on 1d-6d surcharges (Scott 60-65), o.g., Fine.
SG 41-45; £857 ($1,110).
Scott $890.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 116
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Bechuanaland, 1915, "Bechuanaland Protectorate" on "Seahorses", 2s6d brown & 5s rose-carmine (Scott 92-93), Waterlow printing, the 2s6d apparently used at Maribogo, South Africa, the 5s canceled LOBATSE, Feb 9, 1924, Very Fine.
SG 83-84; £650 ($840).
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 117
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Bechuanaland, 1919, "Bechuanaland Protectorate" on Great Britain (KGV "Seahorse") 5s bright carmine (Scott 93a), De La Rue printing, apparently canceled to order, Very Fine.
SG 87; £425 ($550).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 118
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Bechuanaland, 1923, "Bechuanaland Protectorate" on "Seahorses", 2s6d brown & 5s rose-carmine (Scott 94-95), Bradbury Wilkinson printing, 2s6d cancel illegible but 5s clearly canceled "Francistown/ Bechd. Protectore.", Jun 15, 1920—a very early use, Very Fine. Gibbons notes that the 5s Bradbury, Wilkinson was not issued until July of 1930.
SG 88-89; £435 ($570).
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 119
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Bechuanaland, 1932, King George V, ½d-10s complete (Scott 105-116), just a gorgeous set—you won't find better color or cleaner paper for this issue, 3s and 5s values never hinged; 10s with the faintest hint of having been hinged, Very Fine.
SG 99/110; £500+ ($650).
Scott $624+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 120

Bechuanaland, 1961, 3½¢ on 4d Queen Elizabeth II Pictorial, overprint varieties (Scott 173 vars), bottom margin block of 12, with full margins showing registration marks, Waterlow & Sons imprint and plate number 1; a lovely position piece for the specialist, the overprints being Type I, I, II thick C, II, I, II wide, I, II, I, II, I, I, Fine to Very Fine.
SG 161//161c; £198 ++ ($260).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $120.
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