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Lot# 4613 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4613 Transvaal

    Combination Cover 1880 (Oct 16): Transvaal 1878 6 d. olive-black (Gi. 137), cancelled by "16" concerntric ring obliterator in black used on 1880 cover from Marabas Stad to Warminster, Wiltshire endorsed 'via Kimberley' in combination with 1864/77 Cape 6 d. bright lilac (Gi 25b) tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' cds (Oct 26) datestamps in black. Carried on the Union line "Durban" and reverse with fine PRETORIA / TRANSVAAL cds (Oct 16), Bath and Warminster cds's (Nov 15). A scarce late usage of the combination: over five months after the combination usages were mandatory.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 119.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF