Lot 542South Africa, Canadian Contingent, South Africa, May 2, 1900, red oval handstamp on cover to St. John, New Brunswick, franked with G.B. 1887, ½d vermilion, pair tied by "Field Post Office B.O, British Army S. Africa, Ap 26, 00" cds, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 543South Africa, Deadwood Camp, St. Helena P.O.W. cover, sender's endorsement on reverse of cover to Alkmaar, Holland, franked with St. Helena 1894, ½d on 6d green, five singles (S.G. 36) tied by bar handstamps, "St. Helena, Ju 6, 1900" cds below, blue censor handstamp with EW initials (E. Walton); some light cover tone spots at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 544South Africa, Irish Hospital, South African, Field Force, purple oval handstamp on cover to Orpington, England, franked with 1900, 1s on 1s brown tied by "Bloemfonteij, Jy 23, 00" cds, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a rare usage from the Irish Hospital.
SG No. 121 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 545South Africa, Canadian Contingent, South Africa, Sep 19, 1900, purple oval handstamp on cover to Hamilton, Canada, franked with Orange River Colony 1900 2½d ultramarine (S.G. 135) in combination with Orange Free State 1900, ½d on ½d orange + 2d on 2d mauve (112+114) and Transvaal 1900, ½d green + 2½d dull blue & green (226+228), all tied by "Field Post Office B.O, British Army S. Africa, Sp 19, 00" cds's, receiving backstamp, Very Fine and choice, an attractive and rare combination franking.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 546South Africa, "On Active Service 4th Cont. N.Z.R.R. - No stamps available", endorsement on cover to Wellington, New Zealand, with "Field Post Office B.O., British Army Africa, De 7, 00" cds and signed by soldier and officer at bottom left, N.Z. 1d Postage Due tied by "To Pay, 1d" circular handstamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 547South Africa, Mooi River, Natal "On Active Service, No Stamps", cover to London, England with "Mooi River, Natal, Mr 8, 01" origin cds with matching "T 5c" in oval handstamp, Durban, Natal transit on reverse, due handstamp crossed out in blue crayon and "1d" rating cancelled by "AO1" bar oval in Jamaica, red "London, Mr 30, 01" receiving cds; some cover edge toning at top, still Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 548Straits Settlements, 1894, Queen Victoria, 5¢ brown, in combination with 1894, Queen Victoria, 8¢ ultramarine on registered corner card cover to Brussels, Belgium, tied by bold "Singapore, Ap 3, 95" cds with matching registry handstamp at left, red Paris transit and receiving backstamp, Very Fine (no photo).
SG No. 99+101 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 549Sudan, 1931 Imperial Airways Flights, 6 covers from the various flights; includes Halfa - London (5 covers flown), 1st return East Africa - London, Khatoum - England, and England - South Africa (only 6 cover flown) flights, also a 1st return E. Africa - Paris flight, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 550 /Suez Canal Co., 1868, 20c blue & 40c red, corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., hinged at top, never hinged at bottom, large margins, 20c with tiny thin in top right stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce pair of position multiples; signed. Scott No. L3-L4.
SG No. 3-4 £820 for hinged singles ($1,170).
Lot 551 BKTanganyika, Booklet, 1927, 3s, black on red cover, complete unexploded, panes o.g., never hinged, some staple rust, still Very Fine and scarce.
SG No. SB3 £1,400 ($1,990).