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Lot# 4341 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4341 Natal

    1859: 6 d. blue, no wmk., perf. 14, single usage on 1859 cover with complete contents from Pietermaritzburg to Umsunduzi, care of George C. Cato in Durban, the adhesive tied by weak oval POST OFFICE / P.M.BURG handstamp in black. An attractive cover with interesting contents "we have rumours of some disturbances on the Zulu border. Mr. (Theophilus) Shepstone left a few days since for that direction...". Also a further similarly franked cover to Umsunduzi, the cancel again weak and aided by manuscript pen marking.rnrnProvenance: Collection Bill Hart, Cavendish, Derby, 25-26 June 1993, ex lot 112.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF