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British Bechuanaland
Specimens, mint and used Postal Stationery

Bechuanaland Protectorate
Specimens, mint and used Postal Stationery
KGVI Die Proof for a Registered Envelope

Early Covers
Boer War and Crocodile Pools covers
Registered Tamsen Envelopes
C.O.G.H. & O.F.S. used in Bechuanaland
KGV, KGVI & QEII covers

Postage Dues on Cover D4 - 6

British Bechuanaland Postal Stationery
BBS No’s = Thy & Watson's book
1886 - 1893 Mint Postcards

BEC 51
1886 1d COGH large overprint H&G 1 - BBS PC 1
£10

BEC 52
1886 1d COGH small overprint H&G 1a - BBS PC 2
£10

BEC 50

Collection of mint Postal Stationery Cards
H&G 1, 1a, 4, 5, 7, 8 & 9
(7 Items)
£70

BEC 53
1888 1d GB overprint H&G 4 - BBS PC 3a
£10

BEC 54
1890 1d COGH overprint H&G 5 - BBS PC 8
£10

BEC 55
1890 1d + 1d post & reply cards, H&G 7 - BBS PC 6
£15

BEC 56
1893 GB THREE HALF PENCE on ONE PENNY overprint
H&G 8 - BBS PC 12
£10

BEC 57
1893 GB 1d + 1d post & reply overprints
H&G 9 - BBS PC1
£15

1886 - 1889 Mint Registered Envelopes

BEC 61
1886 COGH small overprint
H&G 3 - BBS RE8

£20

 

BEC 62
1887 GB Four on two pence overprint H&G 5a - BBS RE5a

£20

BEC 63
1889 De La Rue imprint, COGH green overprint H&G 6a - BBS RE12

£20

BEC 64
1889 G.B. Registered envelope overprinted, size G, H&G 7
With specimen handstamp, type BEC2, BBS RE 15a S(1)
£40

BEC 65
1889 GB overprint H&G 7
BBS RE15a

£20
1885 - 1899 Mint Newspaper Wrappers

BEC 66
1885 ½d COGH overprint H&G 1 - BBS WR 1
£15

BEC 67
1885 1d COGH overprint H&G 2 - BBS WR 2
£10

BEC 68
1886 1d GB overprint H&G 4 BBS WR 4

£10

BEC 69
1899 ½d COGH overprint H&G 5 - BBS WR 5
£10

BEC 71
Collection of mint Newspaper Wrappers

H&G 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7b
(5 Items)

£50

BEC 70
1899 ½d GB overprint, on deep buff paper H&G 7 - BBS WR 7b
£10

Bechuanaland Protectorate Postal Stationery
BBS No’s = Thy & Watson's book
1901 - 1962 Mint Postcards

BEC 75
1901 Queen Victoria ½d Postcard H&G 1 BBS PC13 S(2)
Overprinted Specimen
£40

BEC 76
1901 Queen Victoria Postcards 1d H&G 2
BBS PC14b S(1)
£40

BEC 77
1907 KEVII ½d Postcar H&G 3
BBS PC15 S(1)
£40

BEC 78
1907 KEVII 1d Postcard H&G 4
BBS PC16 8(1)
£40

BEC 81
KGVI Stationery Postcard - Specimen
1938 ½d KGVI Postcard
H&G 8 BBS PC20 S(1)

£40

BEC 85
1932 KGVI Registered envelope, size G, H&G 17 Overprinted SPECIMEN on the reverse BBS RE 41 8(1)
£40

BEC 86
Die proof for
The 1937 registered envelope
Ex De La Rue archives

Endorsed in manuscript
Initialed and dated 1/10/37
Marked V748

This proof is referred to in
Thy & Watson’s book as
RE E(26)A
On page 178
Very rare
£2000

BEC 87
1937 KGVI Registered envelope Size G, H&G 18
Overprinted SPECIMEN BBS RE42 8 (1)
£40

BEC 90
1961 QEII 5 cents Size H
H&G 20a - BBS RE47
£25

BEC 92
1945 3d S.A. Groote Schuur overprint, (English)
H&G 4 - BBS AE4
£10

BEC 93
1945 3d Groote Schuur overprint, Afrikaans version
With five figure serial number in black Not listed by H&G BBS AE5b
£15
British Bechuanaland used Postal Stationery
BBS No’s = Thy & Watson's book

 

BEC 100
H&G 5 (PC8) From Pudimoe Siding 19.2.95
The writer complaining that they are not getting bread and meal regularly
Posted & cancelled BONC 637 and TAUNGS FE 19 9 to VRYBURG.
Rare card SOLD

BEC 101
H&G 5 (PC8) Cancelled FRANCISTOWN JA 30 00 to Rhodesia
BULAWAYO 31 JAN 00 arrival cancel
Vertical crease at left
£30

BEC 102
H&G 5 (PC8) to UK
Cancelled FRANCISTOWN BECH PROTEC FE 5 09 with Leeds arrival
£50

BEC 104
H&G 8 (PC12) to Germany
Cancelled VRYBURG AP 8 95 with arrival cancel (Philatelic)
£25
Newspaper Wrappers

BEC 105
H&G4 (WR4) cancelled VRYBURG NO 4 95 To Winburg in the O.F.S.
£30

BEC 106
H&G7 (WR7a) Cancelled VRYBURG NO 14 95 To Winburg
£30
Aerogrammes

BEC 107
1945 3d English H&G 4 - BBS AE4
Cancelled LOBATSI 22 VI A 50
SOLD

BEC 108
1945 3d Afrikaans, with serial number, H&G 5 (variation) - BBS AE5b
Cancelled LOBATSI 8 XII A 53
£20
Bechuanaland Postal History

BEC 121 Sitwell Correspondence
Envelope with QV 6d SG 36 cancelled
MACLOUTSIE
NO 27 92
Back stamped VRYBURG and
NEWCASTLE ON TYNE
transits and
DEAL 27 DE 92 arrival.
£125

1900 Boer War - Crocodile Pools
Crocodile Pools on the line of rail south of Gaberones. Captured by Boer forces 20 OCT 1899 and recaptured by Imperial forces end of JAN 1900. From mid December 1899 to early Jan 1900 this canceller was used either around Mochudi or Gaberones. The later use of the datestamp during March to May 1900 was at the actual location of Crocodile Pools. Last recorded date 30 OCT 01
BEC 125
First period of use - latest known date
Stampless cover cancelled CROCODILE POOLS 6 JAN 1900
Surcharge raised and deleted - Cancelled LONDON PAID 24 FEB and STIRLING 26 FEB 1900 arrival backstamp
£850
C.O.G.H. Stationery & Stamps used in Bechuanaland
O.F.S. Stamp used in Bechuanaland

BEC 127
C.O.G.H. 1d Stationery envelope H&G5 to Germany with ½d x 3
Cancelled KEIMOES BECHUANALAND SP 22 04
Upington transit & Osnabruck 16 OCT 04 arrival back stamps
£300

BEC 128
Envelope to Pretoria with Orange River Colony 1/- VRI overprint SG 138
Registered and cancelled KEIMOES NO 11 15
£125

BEC 130
Envelope to Cape Town with
KGVI ½d, 1½d, 3d, 4d and 6d definitives Registered and Cancelled
MAFEKING 7.3.44
£15

Baden Powell Centenary

BEC 133

A lovely illustrated envelope commemorating the
Man & 50 years of Scouting
Cancelled MAFEKING 22 II 57
£50

SG D4 - 6 Rated on cover x 60 by S.G.

BEC 140
Envelope airmailed from Canada, posted Prince Rupert 12 III 56 with
Palapye 24 II 56 backstamp Redirected & Taxed ‘T10D’
Collected with ½d pair, 1d, 2d x 2 plus a pair postage dues
All cancelled FRANCISTOWN 27 JUN 56
An amazing cover with all three postage due values on one envelope
£1750