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Lot# 6166 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 6166 Cape of Good Hope

    1880 (Aug): Provisional '3' on 3 d. pale dull rose, a fine used example with variety "Surcharge Inverted" used on 1882 cover to Cape Town tied by '402' numeral obliterator in black with NELS POORT despatch cds at left (June 27). Reverse with Beaufort cds and arrival (June 29). Cover tear at right and minor imperfections but an extremely rare usage of this stamp on letter.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dale-Lichtenstein, Harmers, Nov 1989, lot 576.rn                   'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 107.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF