Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 6205 - 227.-233. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 6205 Kap der Guten Hoffnung

    Triple Country Combination Cover 1871 (May 4): Transvaal 1870 rouletted 6 d. ultramarine (Gi. 5) tied by concentric circular handstamp to 1871 cover from Potchefstroom addressed to Miss E. H. Echalaz, Appleby Rectory, Atherstone (Lincs), England; endorsed ‘By Mail Steamer via Cape Town and Bloemfontein / 4-19-71’ with POTCHEFSTROOM / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA datestamp of despatch below (April 19). Orange Free State 1868/94 6 d. rose (Gi. 4) applied for transit costs through the OFS and tied by eight barred obliterator in black. Cape of Good Hope 4 d. blue (four examples, one with small fault at base) alongside tied by Cape Town numeral ‘1’ obliterators in black and by ‘Cape Town / Cape Colony’ circular datestamp (May 4) which also ties the OFS 6 d. Reverse with ‘Atherstone’ cds (June 8) and ‘Appleby Magna’ cds of receipt (June 9). A few minor imperfections due to journey (over 1’300 kms. inland prior to the steamer’s journey) but a remarkable and important cover of great aesthetic appeal: the eighth earliest stamped Transvaal classic cover and second earliest recorded (Jorgenson Census) Triple Combination cover.rn 
    Ausruf : 5.000 CHF
    Zuschlag : 15.000 CHF