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Lot No. 178

Auction No. 26
Category World
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $1500
Status Auction Pending

 

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KUT 1933-1958 Postal Stationery 64-page exhibition written up on leaves. The collection incls 1933 20¢ embossed PSE's (2 unused), 15¢ embossed PSE unused & uprated for airmail to UK (2) & to Nyasaland (same rate). A used 20¢ PSE to UK pays the surface rate, whilst an uprated (by 20¢) PSE pays the airmail rate from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Letter cards incl 1935 20¢ unused plus ovptd "SPECIMEN", 1938 KGVI 15¢ mint (2) plus 7 used incl censored (2), uprated for airmail & one to USA taxed, 1956 QEII 10¢ (2 unused), 15¢ (1960) & 1962 15¢ greyish purple unused. PSE's from 1938 KGVI 15¢ used internal & uprated for airmail to UK, 20¢ orange brown embossed PSE unused, plus envelope with colour omitted by embossing clearly visible, 2 used (1 uprated) on grey, 1 unused & 1 used (uprated for airmail to UK) on cream, 1954 20¢ unused & one with 1956 cds over the colourless embossing (rarely seen) on greyish stock, unused & used (3 incl one uprated) on cream plus unused uprated (10¢), 1961 30¢ blue unused on cream, ditto on greyish. Registered envelopes incl 1930 45¢ handstamped "SPECIMEN" & used with additional 1/15¢ for air mail to UK & 1933 50¢ used plus 1934 with additional 10¢ adhesive to Sweden (UPU surface rate). Also 1935 new die ("Tanganyika" included) in black, proof on full glazed card handwritten "Kenya" 6819/4, plus 50¢ cover on new die ovptd "Specimen" used example to India plus uprated (80¢) for airmail to UK & another uprated (1/50) to Germany & yet another (2/30) to Scotland paying rate for 1½-2oz letter. 1938 30¢ regd (no longer incorporating postage) unused with surface mail to Ireland example uprated 40¢. The pre-stamped postcards KGV 15¢ post & reply cards unused, 10¢ black unused plus uprated by 5¢ for surface mail to Europe, 1935 15¢ (Tanganyika added into design) unused & ovptd "SPECIMEN", 3 used for surface mail plus one uprated for airmail to Germany (1938) & a reply card from Germany (1937). 1938 10¢ + 10¢ brown on buff card unused plus ovptd "SPECIMEN" & locally used with an uprated (by 20¢) airmail to Italy & (by 10¢) surface rate to Argentina, ditto to USA. 1942 reprinted card (2 unused shades) plus uprated 1944 censored to Switzerland & used examples at 10¢ rate inland to Tanganyika & surface mail to Seychelles. Also 1942 10¢ black (used) & 1950 green (unused), 1951 10¢ grey in 2 shades unused, plus uprated 15¢ to USA. Interesting wartime usage on 30¢ regd envelope marked "On active service" & bearing 2 diff censor marks, 1942 airmail to South Africa with wax seals & 1946 30¢ reg letters large & small unused plus small used (uprated 20¢) inland rate to Murandi, Tanganyika & one to USA handstamped "Passed Free Detroit Michigan Customs" yet with 10¢ P/D affixed. Also, large (uprated 5/20) & small (uprated 1/40) airmailed to UK & NZ respectively, 1951 30¢ new die large & small unused plus used of each. 1952 40¢ large & small used with uprates, large unused, 1955 uprated with QEII defins before airletters on greyish paper without imprint (postage affixed, one to UK (50¢), ditto to Sweden & change of colour from greyish to light blue used example. Incls new die with 50¢ imprint unused & used & unused examples showing different lengths of second line on reverse plus used with 4 lines of instructions. Excellent collection of elusive material, with succinct write up. A Ross Wood medal winning collection. (64)