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Lot# 4564 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4564 Transvaal

    Typographed by J.F. Celliers on stout hard surfaced paper 1876: 6 d. deep bright blue, a used example on 1877 cover from Pretoria to Nijmegen, Netherlands, tied by circular obliterators in black with faint despatch cds at right, in combination with Cape of Good Hope 1865 4 d. pale blue in a horizontal pair (Gi 24) tied by "1" numeral obliterator in black. 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds at right (April 9) and '2½d.' credit marking in red and 'London / Paid' cds (May 7) on obverse, the reverse with Nijmegen arrival cds (May 8). Manuscript notation on front: 'Pretoria 27/28 Maart 1877 / hier 8 Mai'. Cover #122 in the Jorgensen census. A scarce and most attractive combination cover, surprisingly little mail is recorded to the Netherlands and nearly all is from this small 'Wegelin' correspondence.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF