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Lot# 3261 - Auction 291-297

  • Lot# : 3261 Cape of Good Hope

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    1853 (Sept): 4 d. deep blue on lightly blued paper, a used pair with good to large margins all round, cancelled by light CGH obliterator, on 1854 entire letter from Grahams Town to Glasgow, reverse with oval GRAHAMS TOWN" despatch (Feb 18) datestamp, crisp "CAPE TOWN / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE" transit (Feb 23) cds, indistinct London transit cds, all in red, also framed GLASGOW arrival (April 21) datestamp in black. Charged upon arrival with 1 s. due in manuscript. Vertical file fold, nevertheless an appealing cover. Signed Calves; cert. E. Diena (1990).
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF