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Lot# 4552 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4552 Transvaal

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    Typographed by J.F. Celliers on behalf of the Stamp Commission, Pretoria 1875/76: 6 d. blue on very thin hard transparent (pelure) paper, just clear to large margins all round, left pane position 34, used on 1875 cover to the Lieutenant Governor of Griqualand West in Kimberley, tied by weak strike of POTCHEFSTROOM / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA datestamp (Aug 23) in black. Repeated strike at left and reverse with double arc 'Kimberley' arrival cds (Aug 27). Cover #67 in the Jorgensen census. Slight aging to adhesive but a fine and rare cover. Opinion Holcombe (1997).rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Alan Drysdall, Spink, London, 1 March 2006, lot 1167.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF