Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 6207 - 227.-233. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 6207 Kap der Guten Hoffnung

    Combination Cover 1880 (March 2): Transvaal 1878 6 d. olive-black (Gi. 137), cancelled by "13" concerntric ring obliterator in black used on 1880 cover from Lydenburg to Limerick, Ireland; with LYDENBURG / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA datestamp of despatch at left (March 2) in combination with Cape 1871/76 1 d. carmine-red vertical pair and 4 d. blue tied in transit by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (March 6). Carried on the Union line "Pretoria" with Limericak arrival cds (April 7) on reverse. Cover #44 in Jorgenson census. A fine and most attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 118.rnrnNote: The sender was Surgeon Espine Charles Ward, who had been with the 94th Regeiment since they were sent to Zululand following the  defeat at Isandhlwana. Garrisoned at Lyndenburg, in November 1880 they were ordered to Pretoria, and ambushed on the way at Bronkhorstspruit. Wounded in the engagement, Ward was left by the Boers in charge of the wounded of both sides.
    Ausruf : 750 CHF
    Zuschlag : 1.400 CHF