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Lot# 4048 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4048 Cape of Good Hope

    1855/63: 4 d. blue on white paper, used example in a pale shade, clear to large margins, cancelled by large part oval FORT-BEAUFORT datestamp in black (Dec 30). Scarce and most unusual usage: the C. Emerson Huston collection contained a similar example showing year date 1858, also struck in black (lot 193).rnrnProvenance: Collection West (1949); Collection Schofield (1951); Collection Bonaventure, Spink, Sept 1993, lot 132.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF