Lot# 4605 - Auction 234-243
Overprinted "V.R. / Transvaal" 1877 (Nov 27): New Printings on blue paper, 6 d. blue on blued, imperforate, optd. Type 6, a used example with large margins all round (left pane, position 15) on 1878 combination cover from Pretoria to Lee, Kent, cancelled by circular numeral "1" obliterator in black. Faint PRETORIA / Z.A.R. / ZUID AFRIKA cds in black also on front and overlapping Cape 1865/76 6 d. lilac tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Sept 13). London arrival cds in red (Oct 31) on reverse. Cover #58 in the Jorgensen census. Minor edge wear but a fine and very scarce cover.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,100 CHF
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