Lot# 4286 - Auction 234-243
Cape of Good Hope used in Griqualand West 1872: Cover franked by Cape 1864/77 4 d. blue used on 1872 cover to Graaf Reinett, tied by circle of bars handstamp in black with oval framed DU TOIT'S PAN datestamp of despatch above (Nov 21). Sent to Cape Town in error and struck there with rare instructional MISSENT TO / CAPE-TOWN in black. Re-mailed back with fine strike of oval framed GRAAF-REINETT datestamp in black of receipt (Dec 3). A charming and extremely rare cover. Cert. BPA (1996).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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