Lot# 4562 - Auction 234-243
Combination Cover 1877 (Feb 27): Transvaal Celliers 1875/77 6 d. pale blue imperforate, a marginal example tied by concentric ring handstamp in black, used on 1877 cover from Potchefstroom to Scotland with Cape 1864/77 4 d. blue and 6 d. deep lilac (Gi 24+25a) tied by barred "1" numeral oblöiterators in black. POTCHEFSTROOM / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds at right (Feb 27), 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (March 9) and reverse with Meigle arrival cds (April 4). Rated at 6 d. (Transvaal inland), 4 d. (Cape inland), 6 d. (Cape Ocean postage for under ½ ounce); carried on the 'Dunrobin Castle'. File fold away from adhesives but an attractive and very rare cover.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 114.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,800 CHF
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