South Africa - Cape of Good Hope 1853 (Sept 1): Perkins Bacon 4 d. deep blue on blued paper, a fine unused example of excellent appearance with large even margins all round, fresh colour, regummed. A rare stamp unused. Cert. BPA (2015) Gi = 3'250.
1855: Triangular 4 d. blue on white wove paper, close to large margins all round, used on 1857 cover from Graff Reinert to Middelburg, neatly tied by bold strike of CGH obliterator in black. Reverse with oval 'Graaff Reinert' despatch in red (Aug 29). The cover with some aging but the stamp and cancellation fine.
1861: Woodblock, 4 d. blue on laid paper, a fine used example with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by part CGH triangle obliterator in black. a fine example of a scarce stamp. Cert. BPA (2015) Gi = £ 3'250.
1855/64: Small range of triangulars used, incl. Woodblock 1 d. vermilion, genuine spacefiller without margins, 4 d. blue (4), 6 d. pale lilac, 1 s. pale yellow-green and 1 s. dark green. Condition varies.