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Lot# 4712 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4712 Zululand

    1894/96: 4 s. green & carmine, a single example used on 1897 OHMS cover sent registered to Baden-Baden, Germany tied by ESHOWE / ZULULAND cds (Nov 29). Oval 'R' in black at left and 'Registered / London' oval transit datestamps (Dec 25) on front with reverse showing Durban transit cds and Badsen-Baden arrival cds (Dec 27). A remarkable and rare cover: with full original contents from the Eshowe Postmaster, B.G. Smart, stating "As there is a regulation against over-stamping our Ocean letters, I have only put postage enough on the envelope".rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 25 Sept 1996, lot 141.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF