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Lot# 6044 - Auction 244-249

  • Lot# : 6044 Mafeking

    Wide Setting 1900 (April 10): Baden-Powell 3 d. pale blue on blued horizontally laid paper, a used example on Bechuanaland Protectorate O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to 'L.V.Guttenberg, C Troop, D Squadron, Protectorate Regiment, B.S.A. Fort', tied by MAFEKING / C.G.H. datestamp (April 13). The adhesive with some surface cracking but an extremely early usage of this adhesive on letter, typical crease in envelope due to method of carriage and partial flap fault, nevertheless attractive and very rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Goodyear', Robson Lowe, London, 8 June 1993, lot 192.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF