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March 2011 RARE: Wild Sports of Southern Africa (1852) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2011 RARE: Tokens of the Transkei (colour) (2010) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2011 RARE: Tokens of the Colony and Province of Natal (colour) (2010) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 EXTREMELY RARE: Voyage Dans La Partie Meridionale De L'Afrique (1801) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 EXTREMELY RARE: The story of the LMS (1894) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 RARE: Complete set of four Voorspoed tokens (c1908) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 In the steps of Piet Retief (1980) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 Extremely Rare Affairs of Pondoland (BLUE BOOK) (August 1885) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 Extremely Rare A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope Vol II (1790) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 Extremely Rare Harpers Family Library - Discovery in Africa (c1850) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2010 Extremely Rare prospecting license signed between Saber and Co and Richard Burbrook (1881) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Extremely Rare The Immortal History of South Africa (1885) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Rare The History of the Orange Free State (1885) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Rare Quarterly Review Vol XXII (1820) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Rare Harpers Discovery in Africa (1840) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Extremely Rare Original hand coloured plates - Kafirs Illustrated (1847) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2010 Extremely Rare Gleanings in Africa (rare first edition) (1806) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
August 2010 Rare Early days - pioneer life on the South African diamond fields (1910) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
August 2010 Extremely Rare Ukupila - Kwomzimba (1922) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2010 Extremely Rare Blue-book on Affairs of South Africa, June 1881 (1881) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2010 Extremely Rare Die Noordwaartse Beweging van die Boere Voor die Groot Trek (1770-1842) (1937) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2010 Extremely Rare Die Grikwas en hul bure (The Griquas and their neighbours) (1942) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2010 Extremely Rare Staffords Post 3d (1890s) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2010 Extremely Rare Natal en Nieuw-Gelderland (1862) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2010 Rare The Romance of a South African village (1937) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2010Extremely rare The Orange River Sovereignty (1848-1854) (1948) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
May 2010Extremely rare 2/- Premier Diamond Mining Co token coin (1910) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
May 2010Extremely rare The Founder of Mariannhill (1947) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
May 2010Extremely rare Das Trappisten-Missionskloster Mariannhill (1907) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
May 2010Gold boer war keepsake from Adelaide, Australia acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
May 2010Extremely rare Ango Austrian Cafe 1/- token acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
April 2010Extremely rare Zululand its traditions, legends, customs and folklore (c1920) printed by Mariannhill Mission acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
April 2010Extremely rare Bechuanaland Border Police 3d (1896) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
March 2010The rare Transkei Independence, Black Viewpoint (1976) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
March 2010 Extremely Rare "The Piety of Youth" and "World Displayed" (1819) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
March 2010 Extremely Rare The Mission or Scenes in Africa (1845) acquired by the Balson Holding Family Trust
March 2010 Extremely Rare 1735 hand coloured plates from Modern History or the Present State of All Nations, Describing Their Respective Situations, Persons, Habits and Buildings, Manners, Laws and Customs, Plants, Animals and Minerals by Salmon, Thomas in the Balson Holding Family Trust
February 2010Rare 1844 medallion in the Balson Holding Family Trust commemorating 49 years of the London Missionary Society
February 2010Rare 1930s collection tin for the Church Missionary Society in the Balson Holding Family Trust
January 2010Rare 1895 medallion in the Balson Holding Family Trust commemorating 100 years of the London Missionary Society
January 2010Unique Original copy of "Kence" (1978) - gifted by Anthony Govender to theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
January 2010Extremely rare ú1 Mafeking Siege Note (1900) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
January 2010Extremely rare Diamond House token (c 1873) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
December 2009Transkei Heritage (2009) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
December 2009Extremely rare Blackwood Couper 6d token coin (1861) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
December 2009Hern's Handbook on Southern African tokens (2009) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
November 2009Traders and Trading Stations of the central and southern Transkei (2009) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
November 2009Dutch (Batavian) Guilder (1802) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
November 2009Strachan Coin in Forder Jewellery (1990s) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
October 2009Very Rare The Phonetics of the Hottentot Language (1938) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
August 2009Very Rare The Graves of Heiti-Eibib. The Pre-Historic Hottentot Race. (1878) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
NOvember 2009 STrachan coin in Forder Jewellery (1951) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
August 2009 The Khoisan Peoples of South Africa (1951) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
August 2009Extremely rare set of three Blue Books from the State Library in Pretoria (1883, 1896 and 1897) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare Collection Box of the London Missionary Society (c1890) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare Blackwood Couper 1/- token coin (1861) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare Complete set of J H Cartwright tokens (6d, 1/-, 2/6, 10/- and 20/-). Only eight sets in existence. - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Rare George Divisional Council 1, 3/4 and 1/2 day tokens - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Rare J W Irwin half penny (1879) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare Powder horn from Timor (c1800) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Rare Powder horn from Australia (1800s) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare World's Displayed for the Benefit of Young People (1819) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Extremely rare Reprint of speech on (the British) abandoning the Orange River Territory (1878) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Two copies of the extremely rare Roman Legion on Libyan Fields (1887) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2009Video Clip compiled of the c 1860 Griqua trek down the Ongeluksnek using Google Earth and You Tube - by ScottáBalson
June 2009Extremely rare Voyages to & from the Cape of Good Hope with an account of a journey into the interior of S Africa (1840) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
June 2009Extremely rare Mariannhill Mission Newspapers - complete year 1888 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
June 2009Extremely rare J H Cartwright 2/6 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
June 2009Rare Later Annal of Natal 1938 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
June 2009Rare Sermons Preached in London, at the Formation of the (London) Missionary Society 1795 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009Unique Original Kokstad title deed issued to Jan Poppins (9th August 1883) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009Unique Original Mount Currie title deed issued to Adam Eta Kok (4th January 1879) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009Extremely rare South African Sketches (1841) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009 A man of Faith and Action (c1964) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009 Extremely rare The Matabele Mission (rare limited edition) 1945 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
May 2009 Extremely rare Wild Sports of Southern Africa (Second Edition) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
April 2009 Extremely rare Antique Old Colonial Musket Gun Powder Horn used in Australia (pre-1900) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
April 2009 Extremely rare Notes on the Bible (1857) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
April 2009Hancock's Drift (1841) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
March 2009Extremely rare original signature of Dr Livingstone and contemporary photo (1850s) of Livingstone by H N KIng photographer to the Queená (1841) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
March 2009Wild Sports of Southern Africaá (1841) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
February 2009The Matabele Missioná (1945) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
February 2009 Labors and Scenes in Southern Africaá (1890) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
February 2009ZAR Coin Pieces of original artá 2008 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
February 2009G & J.W. Hawksley Sheffield Brass & Copper Powder Flaská (c1850) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
January 2009Pioneers in South Africaá (1916) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
January 2009The ruined cities of Mashonalandá (1896) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
January 2009Pioneers in South Africaá (1916) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
December 2008Short history of the volunteer regiment of Natal and E Griqualandá (1945) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
December 2008 Hunters Life (1858) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
November 2008 The historic document dating back to 1880 looks at the background to the Griqua uprising in East Griqualand.(1880) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
Septemberá2008 Banking and Currency Development in S Africa (1652-1927) (1928) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
Septemberá2008 James Coleá3d token (Matatiele) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
September 2008 The Ladysmith bombshell; a souvenir of the Siege of Ladysmith (1900) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
August 2008 A collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels (1767) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 The Matabele Journals of Robert Moffat (1945) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 The Kafir, the Hottentot, and the Frontier Farmer (1853) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 Delivery of painting "Griqua from Griquatown" by Karen Goddard - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 Original letter signed by Baron Baden Powell (1907) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 King of the Bastards (1950) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 Looking backá- a photographic history of Kokstad (2007) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 Hern's handbook on South African coins (1991) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
July 2008 Hern's handbook on South African Coins and Patterns (2008) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
June 2008 Powder horn from Sudan (c 1950) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 Catalogue of the coins of South Africa (1950) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 The Kafirs Illustrated (Limited edition 950 facsimilie of extremely rare 1847 edition) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 JáH Cartwright 1/- token coin (Cape) c1900 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 South West African Luderitzbucht Pass (1913) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 BOOK REVIEW Travels in South Africa.. a second journey (1822) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 Aáhistory of currency in South Africa (1955) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2008 Harpers New Monthly Magazine (Article on David Livingstone)á(1875) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 Hunting Scenes in the Wilds of Africa (1858) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 The Penny Farthing (UK Weekly Magazine) (1833) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 Burchell and La Trobe - Book Reviews (1820) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 B.S.A Co (British South Africa Company) Hut Tax Token (Female) 1912-1913 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 Gleanings in Africa (reprint of 1806 edition) (1969) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2008 A history of the regular and emergency paper money issues of South Africa (1971) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2008 Voyages to & from the Cape of Good Hope with an account of a journey into the interior of S Africa (1832) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2008 Gospel among the Bechuanasá(1885) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2008 In the Kraals of South Africa (1903) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2008 Researches in South Africa (1828) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2008 A "hut tax token" imposition made on Africans by the British South African Company in áthe early 1900 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 North Africa powderáhorn (1800s) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 Voyages to & from the Cape of Good Hope with an account of a journey into the interior of S Africa (1830) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 Travels in South Africa, undertaken at the Request of the Missionary Societyá- A Reviewáá(1815)á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 Journal of Travels ináSouth Africaá(1834)á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 1892 Kruger Double Shafted Pond - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2008 Memorials of South Africa (1841)á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 Hints on emigration to the Cape of Good Hope (1821) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 Narrative of an Explorer in Tropical South Africa (1890) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 Missionary Chronicle Magazine (1857) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 Journal of Travels in South Africa (1840) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Februaryá2008 The Cape Records relative to the condition and treatment of the native tribes of South Africa from an inquiry (1841) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 Place names of the Orange Free State (1922) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2008 A Question of Color (1895) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 The Bombshell Poemsá(Ladysmith, 1900) á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Land Grant signed by the Governor Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere (1887)á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Colonial Boundary Occupied by Emigrant Framer 1847á- acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Sketch Map of New Boundary of Cape of Good Hope 1847 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Journey to Lattakoo in South Africa (1834) - fifth edition - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Journal of Travels in South Africa - second abridged edition - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2008 Title deedáCauseway Fishmarkets, Cape Town (1878)á- signed by Sir Frere - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
October 2007 Tokens of the Transkei (2007) - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2007 Popery, Ancient and Modern 1886 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2007 AáJournal of a Visit to South Africa 1821 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2007 Gospel among the Bechuanas (signed first edition) 1846 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2007 Histoire Moderne (Modern History) 1775 Volume 16 - Africa - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2007 Hottentot Venus (Signed) 2003 - acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2007 'n Griekwa "ietsigeit" (Things about the Griqua)á- 3 copies acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2007 Uit die geskiedenis van Griekwaland-Oos (1949) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2007 Harpers Magazine - complete magazine Volume XLVI....December 1872 to May 1873 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2007 Memoir respecting the Kaffers, Hottentots and Bosjemans (2 volumes) (1846) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2007 Illustrated Library of Travel Exploration and Adventure (1873) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2007 Set of six key Cape of Good Hope yearly Blue Books - 1879-1906 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
Julyá2007 Library of Travel Exploration and Adventure, S Africa (1872) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2007 Life in the Diamond Fields Slavery and Torture (1873 article) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2007 Claim to the Country (Research on the Bushmen) 2007 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 British war map of the Griquatownáregioná(March 1899) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Copies of extracts of any engagements subsisting between this Country (Great Britain) and the States of Native Tribes in South Africa (1884) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Travels in the interior of South Africa (Signed by I Schapera) (1953) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 The Concentration Camps in South Africa - Napier Devitt (1941)- acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Second Voyage dans l'interieur de L'Afrique á(French Edition) (1790) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Voyage de Monsieur Le Vaillant dans L' Interieur de L'Afrique (1790) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 The Ladysmith Bombshell - 1stáJanuary 1900 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 South African Mission London Missionary Society (1803) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 The Transkeian Native Territories - Historical Records (1923) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Return to an address of the House of Lords - Griqua Treaties 1834 - 1882 (1883) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 Jubelfees-gedenkboek van die Gemeente Grikwastad (1932) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2007 The Touwfontein Lettersá- William Porter 1992 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Scenes and Services in South Africa (Presentation copy signed by Moffat) 1876 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Six letters on the Church question (signed by John Campbell) 1840 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Journey to Lattakoo in South Africa (1835) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Evangelical Magazine (1846) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Evangelical Magazine (1805) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Evangelical Magazine (1845) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 The Diamond Advertiser -áKimberley 29 July 1871 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2007 Evangelical Magazine - Missionary Chronicle Vol XXIV (1816) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2007 Cry the beloved country (signed limited edition) 1987 - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2007 London Missionary Society Magazine (1841) Various - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2007 Journal Residence Cape of Good Hope, SOUTH AFRICA (1848) Charles Bunbury - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2007 The Present State of the Cape of Good Hope and the Hottentots (1770) Peter Kolbená- acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2007 Compendium of South African History and Geography (1873) George Theal - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
March 2007 1816 - British Colonial Rule - title deed for land bordering Green Market Square - Cape Town - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
March 2007 1877 - British Colonial Rule - title deed at Katkop division of Calvinia - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
March 2007 Nelson Mandela's Signature with COA from Nelson Mandela Foundation - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
March 2007 Cradle Songs of Many Nations (1882 - only edition) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2007 Complete set of 1/-, 6d and 3d James Cole FranklináStore token coins - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2007 Long Walk to Freedom (First Edition - signed by Nelson Mandela) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2007 Wortschatz Der Khoi-Khoiná(Namaqua-Hottentotten) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2007 Four extremely rare Durban Club Tokens - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
January 2007 Memoir respecting the Kaffers, Hottentots and Bosjemans (1846 - First edition) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
January 2007 The Kafir, the Hottentot, and the frontier farmer (1853 - First edition) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2006 The Life Of Africaner, A Namacqua Chief, Of South Africa (1837 - Second edition hard copy edition) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2006 Travels in Various Parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa, During a Series of Thirty Years and Upwards (1790) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2006 They came our way (1974 Hard Copy) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2006 The Life Of Africaner, A Namacqua Chief, Of South Africa (1833 First editionáhard copy) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
(This is anotherácopy of the same extremely rare book purchased on-line).
October 2006 The Life Of Africaner, A Namacqua Chief, Of South Africa (1832 Hard Copy) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2006 Original Nieuw Griqualand title deed signed by Adam Kok IIIá(1869) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
Septemberá2006 Daniel and Hyman 2/- - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Kimberley Hotel 6d and 1/- - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Tokens of Mozambique (2006) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 The Griqua Captaincy of Philippolis, 1826 - 1861 (2002) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 van Amsterdam tot Noordkaap (2006) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 The Griqua of the Northern Cape - land ownership, identity and leadership (2006) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Slaves and Free Blacksáat the Cape 1658-1700 (1977) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 The Cape Colour Question - A Historical Survey (1927) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Beloved Partner, Mary Moffat of Kuruman (1989) - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 "Apprenticeship at Kuruman being the journals and letters of Robert and Mary Moffat" (1951) - presentation copy acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Races of Men: A fragment (1850) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Weapons of Peace (1995) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Groep SonderáGrense (1984) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Death in Pella: Mortuary rituals in a Namaqualand Reserve (Annals of the S African Museum) (1994) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Post Carts in Southern Natal and East Griqualand (Natalia) (2001) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Structure and process in the local govt of Pella (Annals of the S African Museum) (2003) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Death in Pella: Mortuary rituals in a Namaqualand Reserve (Annals of the S African Museum) (1994) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Structure and process in the local govt of Pella (Annals of the S African Museum) (2003) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Kuruman Moffat Mission (1987) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 The Mission Station at Griquatown 1801 - 1821 (1997) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Uit die geskiedenis van Griekwaland-Oos (1949) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Afrikaanse Kloek Goed (c2002) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Kloek-Goed Twee (c2003) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Adam Kloek - Goed (c2005) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Die Behae van God (c2005) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Wasempies Geluk (c2005) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
September 2006 Drome van die Jongmeisie (c2005) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 Kuruman Moffat Mission (1983) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 Davis' Bulawayo Directory and handbook on Matabeleland (1896) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 Livingstone's Explorations in South Africa á(1858) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 Siege of Mafeking 2/- bank note (1900) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
August 2006 On the high flats of Natal (1984)á(1875) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 Letter signed by Robert Moffatá(1875) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
August 2006 QUEEN'S MERCY H6 (chrondite) METEORITE which fell near Matatiele (East Griqualand) in 1927 acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Document signed by Queen Victoria (1877) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Narrative of a Journey to the Zoolu Country, in South Africa (1836) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Valuableácollection of eightáoriginaláland titles for erfsáin Kokstad (East Griqualand)á1884 - 1901 acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Against These Three (1947) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 The European Magazine (Vol XXIX) January - June 1796 acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Journal Residence Cape of Good Hope, SOUTH AFRICA (1848) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 1790 print of Hottentots Marriage (Bankes) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 David's Story (2000) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Cape Good Hope 1652 - 1702 The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation as seen by the callers (1971) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
July 2006 Land title for theáfarm of Amandelsboom (1860) - signed by Sir George Greyá
June 2006 A Hunter's Life in South Africa (1850 - second edition) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 The White Chief of the Caffres (1887) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 Zulu Land, life among the Zulu-Kafirs (1864) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa (1802) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 The Tribes near Delagoa Bay (15 page extract from 1833 Royal National Geographic Society publication) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 1888 Mombasa Rupee Silver Coin acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
June 2006 Among the Matabele (1894) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 Histoire Moderne Des Africains (1769) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 History of the World (including Africa) (1682) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 A Hunter's Life in South Africa (1858) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 The Deed of Assignment signed by the Who's Who of South Africa in 1907 acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 LadysmitháLyre contemporary copy (1901) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 Cape of Adventure (1912) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 Piet Retief's original land title (1823) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
May 2006 The Life Of Africaner, A Namacqua Chief, Of South Africa (1832 -áFirst editionásoftácover) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2006 Rare The Romance of a South African village (1937) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2006 Oom Paul's People (1899) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2006 A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa (1844) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2006 Dr Atherstone, Man of many facetsá(2000)áthree volumesáacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
April 2006 Bechuanaland Border Police 6d (1893) áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2006 "Old King Cole" James Cole of Riverside (2006) áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2006 The Transkei (1918) áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
March 2006 South African Coins and Patterns (2006) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2006 Binoculars used in the Boer Waráacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2006 Galloping Jack (1937) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
February 2006 A talk on Old Umzimkulu (1954) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2006 Historic Griqua Buffalo Horn Powder Flaská(c1800) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
January 2006 Travels into the Interior Parts of South Africa (1790) -áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 Travels in South Africa (second edition) 1815 -áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 De Beers Consolidated Mines 1/- "Lion" token acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 Article Coins "THE INVESTMENT" of the 21st Century by Scott Balson
December 2005 Khoikhoi and the founding of White South Africa acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 Wild Sports of Southern Africa by Captain William Cornwallis Harris (1852) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 Montagu Divisional Council Day Tokens acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 Montagu Bank ú5 Bank Note acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
December 2005 The War in South Africa 1899 - 1900 by the German General Staff acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Are Tokens "Coins"? article by Scott Balson
November 2005 MPEG Video Clips - story telling, Griqua folk lore etc now on-line
November 2005 In Darkest Africa (Two Volumes) by Henry Stanley (1890) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trustá
November 2005 Extremely rare receipt for Slaves from the Slave Registry Office acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Cape of Good Hope Land Grant dated 1715áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Cape of Good Hope Land Grant dated 1895á(the historic title deed to Simonstown Naval Base)áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 South Africa and theáTransvaal War - aásix volume set by Louis Creswicke covering theáZulu wars and the boer waráacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Several De Beers Consolidated Mines tokens (Kimberley) from the 1800s acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 The Story of Hottentots Holland áacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 The BoeráWar - aá68ápage booklet on uniforms used duringáthe boeráwaráacquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Records of south-eastern Africa by renowned historian George Theal (Complete set of nine volumes all first editions) acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 The Kimberley Hotel 1/- token from the 1800s acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 The extremely rare 1893 1/- Bechuanaland Border Police Canteen Token acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
November 2005 Article by Scott Balson - The biggest hoax in South African numismatics
Spink now support Balson's findings that the Griqua Town coins never circulated in 1815/16
November 2005 Queens South Africa Medal with Relief of Ladysmith, Tranvaal and Tugela Heights bars acquired by theáBalson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 Several Mafeking Mail siege slipsáacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 Complete set of 1947-1964 South African Crowns in UNC acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 "Travel in South Africa - aásecond journey" á(First Edition 1822) by Rev John Campbell acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 "Munte en die Mens" by Matthy Esterhusenáacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 "Notes of the coinage of the ZAR Repubic" by J T Becklake (with signed letter)áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 Updates to History of the Griqua Nation and Nomansland
October 2005 From Ox-Wagon to Motor Car in East Griqualand -áManuscript by Robert Percy Larkan - áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 Bank of Africa (Pietermaritzburg) cheque dated 1881áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 Very rare land grant dated 29th June 1718 áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
October 2005 British Empire Uniform used in the Boer Waráacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Orange Free State "Postal Bank Notes - 1/6d, 7/6d and 10/-áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 1876 Pietermaritzburg "Franklin Penny"áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Two books and several documents from Justice Tom Mullins the researcher behind the book on the Mount Currie Express stamps - acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Pretoria ú10 and ú20 ZAR bank notes acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Cape of Good Hope Land Grant - dated 6th January 1677 (one of the first issued) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Debate with Spink over the Griqua Town coins
September 2005 1890 undated Proof Griqua Town penny pattern acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, by David Livingstone - transcribed to ebook on-line
September 2005 Limited edition (30 copies) book "Strachan and Co Pty Limited" by Milner Snell (two copies) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Limited edition (150 copies) book "Early History of Adam Kok and East Griqualand 1863-1875" by C G de Bruin (number 25) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Cape of Good Hope Land Grant - dated 10th July 1730 acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
September 2005 Following correspondence with the South African Mint the Mint removes their on-line reference to the Griqua Town coins being South Africa's first circulating currency. Old link here (no longer works).
September 2005 Diary of a Boer Commando - Deneys Reitz (Son of the Transvaal's State Secretary - F W Reitz) A fascinating e-book giving the insight into the life of a boer during the boer war ... with graphics and maps added.
August 2005 The mask stripped off Rev John Campbell by Rev Robert Moffat in his private (now published) letters
August 2005 Rare German East Africa siege money page restructured
August 2005 Boer Prisoner of War Bank Notes acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
August 2005 Rare Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek coins and bank notes page restructured
August 2005 Rare Griqua coins and bank notes page restructured
August 2005 1872 Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek Een Pond Note acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2005 Pair of Mount Currie Express (East Griqualand) Stamps (1874) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2005 Added over ten contemporary Boer war books and very rare documents to the web site
July 2005 FOUR Marshall Hole Currency Cards (Bulawayo)- August to October 1900 acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2005 The ten rarest South African numismatic pieces in the Balson Holdings Family Trust collection
July 2005 Article by Scott Balson "Great (S African numismatic) investments of the future"
July 2005 Original family photograph of Paul Kruger and his wife - with what are believed to be Oom Paul's fingerprints clearly visible.
July 2005 The original Proclamation broadsheet declaring the Resignation of Mr. S.J.P. Kruger, dated Pretoria, 14th September, 1900 with printed signature of Roberts, Field-Marshall, Commander-in-Chief in South Africa.
July 2005 16 Page Despatch by General Lord Kitchener, dated 8th March, 1901, relative to Military Operations in South Africa.
July 2005 A number of original historic telegrams from 1901 between Commandant Louis Botha and Lord Kitchener in an early, unsuccessful attempt to end the Boer war.
July 2005 1874 Coarse Beard Burgerpondáacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
July 2005 Aerial Map showing the route taken by the Griquas down the Ongeluksnek Pass in 1862
July 2005 Aerial Map of South Africa showing region the Strachan and Co trade tokens were accepted as currency from 1874 - 1932
June 2005 Second variety Durban Club 6d acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Three ZAR 1901 (Pietersburg) One Pound Bank Notes acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 One Rupien Bank Note (1917) - German East Africa acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Book: "Through the Dark Continent (1879)" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Book: "How I found Livingstone (1872)" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Updated biographies of important early S African missionaries (Campbell, Moffat and Livingstone)
June 2005 Book: "Apprenticeship at Kuruman being the journals and letters of Robert and Mary Moffat" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Two Books: Travels in the interior of Southern Africa by Burchell - 1967 reprint acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Map Book: The Times war map of South Africa (c1900)
June 2005 Site Map updated
June 2005 Three ZAR 1900 (Pretoria) Bank Notes ú1, ú5 and ú50áacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Article: The dangers of buying through eBay - eBay's lack of interest when things go wrong
June 2005 Update to ""Kence" the forgotten South African currency"
June 2005 Update to "History of the Griqua Nation"
June 2005 Update to "Related history of the Strachan family"
June 2005 Two 1916 Fifteen Rupee "Tabora Pounds" (German East Africa) acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
June 2005 Book: "A Hunter's Life in South Africa" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2005 Mafeking Siege Note acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
May 2005 Book: "More Annals of Natal" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2005 Book: Woodcut Vignettes from "Travel in the interior of South Africa" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
April 2005 Updates to History of the Griqua Nation and Nomansland
March 2005 1864 Durban Bank ú5 noteáacquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
March 2005 History and background of the Veld Pond - part one, part two
March 2005 Veld Pond acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
February 2005 Book: "Walks of Usefulness" (First Edition 1812) by Rev John Campbell acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trustá
February 2005 Book: "Travels in South Africa" (First Edition 1815) by Rev John Campbell acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trust
January 2005 Book: "Money in South Africa" acquired by the Balson Holdings Family Trustá