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Lot# 6063 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 6063 Cape of Good Hope

    1855/63: 6 d. pale rose-lilac on white paper, an intermediate shade (close to deep), with large margins all round, used on 1858 cover endorsed 'p. Mail Steamer Norman' to England, lightly tied by CGH obliterator. Reverse with oval PORT ELIZABETH datestamp in red (Nov 17), 'Cape Town / Cape of Good Hope' circular datestamp (Nov 20) and CAPE PACKET / DEVONPORT circular datestamp in blue-black (Dec 29). Manuscript red '5' rate credit in red crayon at right, a fresh and very fine cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Bonaventure', RL, Sept 1993, lot 196.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF