Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Cape of Good Hope
Early Letters and Handstamps
District Post Offices
Undated entire from Somerset West to Cape Town, rated "3d" in red ink, showing fine circular
Note: First post office at Somerset West opened in 1822, and in Somerset East in 1825. Because of the great variance in distance from Cape Town, the rates from Somerset East were much greater than from Somerset West. The 3d. single sheet from Somerset West compared to the 1/1d. rate from Somerset East. It would appear both were issued an identical handstamp.
Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.
£150 to £180