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Lot# 4001 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4001 Cape of Good Hope

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    Dutch East India Company 1792/95c.: Cover at double rate addressed to 'Herren Weesmeesteren, Cabo de Goede Hoop', struck with two fine strikes of the circular "VOC / 6 St." (Dutch East India Company / 6 Stuyvers) handstamps in black (Type VOC 2). The cover opens well for display and the reverse with two intact red wax seals showing a Crown above a double-headed Eagle. Fresh and extremely fine, the strikes applied on despatch in the Netherlands, double rate covers are of great scarcity. Cert. PFSA (1989).
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF