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Displaying 2 Lots in Category - South Africa (Provinces)



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SOUTH AFRICA - (Provinces)


1397

C

A-

BOER WAR: 1900-01 three covers to USA endorsed from "Pte G Whitaker 1st North'nd Fusiliers 4369 South Africa" in the Transvaal all forwarded via London with Great Britain stamps added there to pay the 2d foreign letter rate, the first two originally franked 1d lilac single (MR2/00) or pair (DE5/00) tied 'FIELD-POST-OFFICE/ 16/BRITISH-ARMY-S.AFRICA' d/s used at Klerksdorp paying single and double concessional rate respectively with Jubilee 1d purple & green single or pair added tied 'LONDON/CA' d/s, the latter endorsed "Stamps Not Available" and sent unfranked with FPO No 4 cds of JY2/01 used at Heidelberg and Jubilee 2d purple/blue added tied 'LONDON/CB' d/s, all with arrival b/s, minor edge faults and the last item with a few aging marks. [Presumably the British Army arranged (and paid?) for these items to be uprated to avoid the recipient having to pay postage due]

1500.00

No longer available




1398

C

B

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: 1900 (June) internal English cover to Market Harboro but missent to South Africa where 1d lilac tied by GPO Cape Town & part-British FPO cds, endorsed on the flap "Found in a bag of newspapers addressed/to Imperial Yeomanry South Africa/[signature]/for Controller CB" with largely very fine strike of the rare double-oval 'CONTROLLER'S OFFICE, CIRCULATION BRANCH/13JUN1900/GPO CAPE TOWN' datestamp in violet alongside, returned to England with very fine 'MARKET-HARBOROUGH' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.

200.00

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