No.253 December 2014

No.253

 

Vol. 64 No.4  December 2014/No.253

Contents:

Editorial

Membership News and Information

Obituaries: Plato Mavros, Kevin Ashworth, Hazel Meredith

Auction Review

 

Members Ask

Matters Arising

Book Reviews

Member Shares:

  • Illegal Issues of Zambian Stamps
  • The Enkeldoorn Forgery
  • Mining Postmarks
  • The ‘removal’ of H.C Marshall

Reports of Meetings:

  • Johannesburg (23/08/2014)
  • Harare (04/10/2014)
  • London (18/10/2014)
  • Cape Town (27/11/2014)

Further Gunboat Mail on Lake Nyasa – Mark Ladd

Lusaka 1935: FDC and FFC covers – Neil Donen and Keith Harrop

Recollections: WWI and WWII – Bill Hallatt

Rhodesia: The Waterlow £2 of 1897 – A new Waterlow plate, or reuse of the old Bradbury plate? – Colin Hoffman

The Printings and Colours of the 11/2d Rhodesia Admiral – S.Reah-Johnson

Postcard Forum: Camera House – Andrew Wilkie

Ebay Watch – Postcards

Ebay Watch

More on London Missionary Society Postal History – Paul Peggie and Alan Roy

 

The Philatelic Collector’s Sale

The Philatelic Collector’s Sale

25th November, 2014

 

Spink 25.11.2014

 

The November Philatelic Collector’s Series sale commences on Tuesday 25th at 10.00am with a fine selection of Revenue Stamps from the British Empire, followed by a number of Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. die proof vignettes of Queen Elizabeth II. The first day also includes strong sections of Bahamas (covers), Cyprus, the John Wannerton Collection of Canadian Contingents in the Boer War, and India (Air and Rocket mails). The second day includes Rhodesia (imperforate colour trials), St. Vincent and Virgin Islands and concludes with an impressive selection of Afghanistan in the Foreign section and the usual collections and ranges. The sale is punctuated with some very beautiful and exciting items.

Catalogue: Auction catalogue

Status: Closed

Website: www.spink.com

No.252 September 2014

No.252

 

Vol. 64 No.3  September 2014/No.252

Contents:

Editorial

Membership News and Information

 

Matters Arising

Members Ask

Members Share

Reports of Meetings:

  • Melbourne (24/05/2014)
  • Harare (14/06/2014)
  • South West England (1/05/2014)
  • London (28/06/2014)
  • Cape Town (05/07/2014)
  • Gauteng (24/05/2014)

Ebay Watch

Two New Southern Rhodesia King George VI Flaws – George Stewart

The hunt for the 2/- Rhodesia Admiral S.G. 273aa – Stephen Reah-Johnson

The Mystery of Leofric Clemesha – Brian Coop

Postal Slogans: Southern Rhodesia/Rhodesia/Zimbabwe 1927-1982 – Mike Hill

The Monocoloured Rhodesia Admirals: The Die Proofs – Stephen Rhea-Johnson

Some experiences of Malawi Post Office – Chris Moffat

Revisiting Memoir 16 – Postmarks on Double Heads – R.M. Gibbs, Arnie Brickman, Stephen Reah-Johnson, Jenifer Barry, and Sean Burke

Nyasaland air rates 1933-34 – Peter Wingent

Recollections: Alex Lewenstajn – Bill Hallatt

Postcard Forum – Art Publishers of Durban – Andrew Wilkie

London Missionary Society – Kafulwe Mission – Paul Peggie 

17.06.2014 – Spink

Rhodesia Featuring Arms and Admiral Issues from the Vestey Collection

17th June, 2014

 

Spink 17.06.2014

 

The Vestey collection of Rhodesia Arms and Admiral issues is the first in a series of ten auctions to be conducted by Spink over the next eighteen months. This auction commences with wonderful examples of the 1892 Large Arms issue, the 1896 on Cape unique 4d. pair with “COMPANY” omitted, 1898-1908 Large Arms issue high value blocks and the 1905 Victoria Falls 1/- strip of three imperforate between. The main section of the sale is devoted to the Admiral issue with two unique essays, 2½d. and 6d. colour trials and a wonderful array of the issued stamps with a wonderful group of blocks and an outstanding selection of imperforate between varieties, most of which have not been seen since the Gibbs sale of 1988. We are assured of an extremely competitive day for these popular stamps.

Catalogue: Auction catalogue

Status: Closed

Website: www.spink.com

No.251 June 2014

251

 

Vol. 64 No.2  September 2014/No.251

Contents:

Editorial

Membership News and Information

Obituaries: Cliff Wheatley and Alex Lawrence

Memoirs for Sale

Matters Arising

Members Ask

Members Share

Reports of Meetings:

  • Johannesburg (23/11/2013)
  • Queensland (25/01/2014)
  • KwaZulu Natal (26/01/2014)
  • Harare (01/03/2014)
  • Cape Town (05/07/2014)
  • Perth, Scotland (11/04/2014)
  • Melbourne (22/03/2014)
  • Johannesburg (22/03/2014)
  • Cape Town (20/03/2014)
  • Melbourne (22/04/2014)

The 2014 Conference and AGM

‘A cutting edge’ missionary card – Mark Thomas

The 1d Double Head (S.G. 123, 124, 125) – Stephen Reah Johnson

Gunboat Mail from the Zambesi and Lake Nyasa – Cliff Wheatley

Ebay Watch

Postcard Forum – S.C Turner – Andrew Wilkie

Some Postcards of the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland – Rod Kantor 

 

No.250 March 2014

250

 

Vol. 64 No.1  March 2014/No.250

Contents:

Editorial

Report of the Chairman

The 250th Edition of the The Journal of the Rhodesian Study Circle – Alan Drysdall

Membership News and Information

Vale – Ron Rhodes, Mike Amos, Clive Levy, and Jim Lays

Book Review: A Northern Rhodesian Trilogy out of Scotland

Matters Arising

Members Ask

Members Share

Ebay Watch

Reports of Meetings:

  • London (12/10/2013)
  • South-West England (27/10/2013)
  • Cape Town (23/11/2013)
  • Harare (07/12/2013)
  • Melbourne (14/12/2013)
  • London (25/01/2014)

Butterflies on Stamps of Malawi (Part 1) – Dr John Wilson and Stuart Ross

A Boer War Cover sent from Manzim’nyama, Rhodesia – Mark Benvie and George Stewart

Rarest Stamps: Double Heads and Admirals – Stephen Reah-Johnson

More Recollections – Early Mashonaland postal history of Hellmuth and Goats – Bill Hallat

The postcards of A.J. Storey – David Gravenor

The Old Drift, Sekuti’s Drift or is it Clarke’s Drift, and the steam launch – Sean Burke and Paul Peggie

Livingston or Livingstone: what is in a name? – Patrick Flanagan, Colin Hoffman, Mark Thomas, and Anita McCullough

Dr Georges Reutter – postal history from the Paris Missionary Society in Barotseland – Paul Peggie and Sean Burke

Postcard Forum: E.B.S Mercer Photographer, Bulawayo. (Part 2) – Andrew Wilkie

Waterlow’s Imprint Change – George Stewart

Some Unusual Postal Stationery out of Barotseland (Nalolo) from the Reverend John Legeard of the Paris Missionary Society – Patrick Flanagan and Tony Banks

 

Southern & Central Africa Stamp Catalogue

SG Southern and Central Africa

Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue

Southern and Central Africa

2nd Edition 2014

Website: www.stanleygibbons.com

The Stanley Gibbons Southern and Central Africa Catalogue lists and prices the stamps of British Empire and Commonwealth countries in the area from the earliest issues to date, to the level of detail familiar to users of the Part 1 British Commonwealth listings.

The catalogue contains:

  • Botswana: Stellaland 1884-5
  • British Bechuanaland 1885-93
  • Bechuanaland Protectorate 1888-1966
  • Botswana 1966-October 2014 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues, Postal Fiscals)
  • Lesotho: Basutoland 1933-66
  • Lesotho 1966-2010 (Stamp Booklets, Official Stamps, Postage Dues)
  • British Central Africa 1891-1907
  • Nyasaland Protectorate 1908-54 and ’63-4
  • Malawi 1964-October 2014 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues)
  • Mozambique 1995-2014
  • Namibia: South West Africa 1923-90
  • Namibia 1990-October 2014 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues, Official Stamps)
  • Rhodesia: British South Africa Company 1892-1909
  • Rhodesia 1909-1924
  • Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1954-64 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues)
  • South Africa: Cape of Good Hope 1853-1904
  • Griqualand West 1874-9
  • Natal 1857-1909
  • New republic 1886-7
  • Orange Free State/River Colony 1868-1909
  • Transvaal 1870-1909
  • Zululand 1888-96
  • British Army Post Offices 1910-61
  • Union of South Africa 1910-61
  • Republic of South Africa 1961-August 2014
  • Bophuthatswana 1977-94
  • Ciskei 1981-94
  • Transkei 1976-94
  • Venda 1979-94 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues, Official stamps)
  • Swaziland: 1889-92 and 1933-September 2013
  • Northern Rhodesia 1925-53 and 1963
  • Zambia 1964-August 2014 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues)
  • Southern Rhodesia 1924-1953 and 1964
  • Rhodesia 1965-80
  • Zimbabwe 1980-July 2014 (Stamp Booklets, Postage Dues)
  • New issue listings updated as follows: -Botswana (up to October 2014) -Lesotho (up to April 2010) -Malawi (up to October 2014) -Mozambique (up to 2014) -Namibia (up to October 2014) -South Africa (up to August 2014) -Swaziland (up to September 2013) -Zambia (up to August 2014) -Zimbabwe (up to July 2014)
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