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Lot #8591
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Mafeking Besieged surcharges on stamps of Cape of Good Hope and Bechuanaland, 16 different used, many on pieces, couple, including the last one signed Herbert Bloch, 6p on 3p red violet (165) small thin (with 1980 Philatelic Foundation Certificate), No.169 with APS certificate, fine-v.f. set,
O
Catalog #162-177
Catalog Value $3,975
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8592
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Sgt.Major Goodyear, 1p blue, left sheet margin single, h.r., signed Bolaffi, etc., fine and scarce unused,
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Catalog #178
Catalog Value $1,200
$550.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8593
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Sgt.Major Goodyear, 1p blue, three distinct shades, each perfectly centered, canceled May 11, 1900, v.f.,
O
Catalog #178
Catalog Value $1,275
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8594
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Sgt.Major Goodyear, 1p deep blue, two distinct shades, well centered, one with a horizontal bar at top, canceled May 11, 1900, with 1968 Royal certificate, v.f. (SG 18)
O
Catalog #178
Catalog Value $850
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8595
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Gen. Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, 3p blue (smaller format), four copies, two canceled Apr 20, 1900, another on piece April 21, 1900 (APS certificate), well centered, fresh, v.f.,
O
Catalog #179
Catalog Value $1,800
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8596
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Gen. Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, 3p blue (larger format, 21mm wide), canceled May 14, 1900, good color, fresh and fine,
O
Catalog #180
Catalog Value $1,350
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8597
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Gen. Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, 3p deep blue (larger format, 21mm wide), canceled Apr 13, 1900, excellent color and centering, v.f.,
O
Catalog #180a
Catalog Value $1,350
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8598
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 Gen. Robert S.S. Baden-Powell, 3p deep blue (larger format, 21mm wide), canceled on piece by May 12, 1900 cds, excellent color and centering, v.f.,
O
Catalog #180a
Catalog Value $1,350
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #8599
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Mafeking Siege Issues
1900 "Kaffirgram", tiny cover to Milford, England, franked on back with horizontal pair of 6d surcharged "Mafeking Besieged" (type 1) on 3d lilac & black, canceled by Mafeking 4.4.00 cds, with Bulawayo 14.4.00 transits and Godalming 2 May arrival pmk, some ageing, fine and extremely rare Boer War item, with 1993 BPA certificate (During March 1900 a "Kaffirgram" service was established, using native Kaffir runners to carry outgoing mail to Bulawayo and Kimberley. In order to pay for the cost of the runners, stamps of Bechuanaland Protectorate, British Bechuanaland and the Cape of Good Hope were overprinted and surcharged by Townsend & Son, the publishers of the Mafeking Mail ("'MAFEKING, BESIEGED" in two lines in serifed capitals)
Envelope
Catalog #SG 10
$5,500.00
Bidding Closed

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