Lot 1542Nyasaland, 1938, King George VI, £1 purple & black on red, serif on "G", full o.g., hinge remnant, bright and fresh, choice centering, Very Fine and choice. Scott No. 67 var.
SG No. 143c £1,100 ($1,520).
Lot 1543Palestine, 1927, Pictorial, 100m turquoise blue, used with 10m deep gray (73) vertical strip of three and 20m olive green (77) pair, all tied by strikes of Jerusalem (3.5) origin cds on 1930 parcel card to the United States, "Jerusalem, 961" registry label affixed, reverse with Port Said and Alexandria transits, Very Fine.
Scott No. 80 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1544Samoa, 1898, Handstamped Surcharge, 2½d on 1s dull rose carmine, vertical strip of four, in combination with 1895, 5d dull red, perf 11¼ + 1896, 2½d black, perf 10x11 + 1899, 2½d on 1s dull rose carmine on registered cover to Sydney, N.S.W., all tied by "Apia, Samoa, Oct 18, 99" cds's, straight line "Registered" handstamp additionally tying strip, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, one of the largest multiples of the 1898 2½d on 1s handstamp surcharge issue on cover.
SG No. 83+72+81+85 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1545Sierra Leone, 1896-97, Queen Victoria, ½d-£1 complete, full o.g., nice allover centering, strong colors, a Very Fine set. SG No. 41/53.
Scott No. 34-46 $517.
Lot 1546South Africa, (Canada) 1898, 2¢ Black, Blue & Carmine, used with Orange Free State 1d on 1d violet (45i), both tied by "Army P.O. 43, S. Africa, JY 24 00" cds and additional strike adjacent on cover to Suffolk, England, endorsed "Canadian Contingent, South African Field Force, Active Service" at top left, a Very Fine Boer War use.
Scott No. 86 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1547South Africa, 1929 Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Cali, Columbia, 1d red KGV entire uprated with 1926, 1d black & carmine, horizontal pair + Airmail 1929, 4d green, all tied by "Port Elizabeth, 17 Oct. 29" cds's, bilingual airmail etiquette at top left, carried by air from South Africa and then overland to Columbia where then carried by Scadta airmail, franked with Columbia Scadta Airmail 1929 30c gray blue (Scott C59) tied by "Servico De Transportes Aereos Cali, 26.XII.1929" cds, correspondence label and additional Cali box handstamp on reverse; slight cover soiling, Very Fine; with 2010 M. Eichele certificate.
SG No. 31+40 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE AND ALMOST CERTAINLY UNIQUE SOUTH AFRICA - SCADTA AIRMAIL COMBINATION USAGE.
Lot 1548Transvaal, 1896, 1d rose red & green, blocks of 12, 9, 6 & 4, two pairs and two singles, on oversized registered linen cover to London, England, all tied by "P.K.W. Barberton, Z.A.R., 3-Apr 97" cds's, reverse with Pretoria transit and red London oval receiver on front; cover and stamp defects, Fine appearance, still a remarkable multiple franking.
Scott No. 217 Estimate $150 - 200.