Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Cape of Good Hope
Covers and Cancellations
1856 (23 July) envelope (slightly soiled) from Cape Town to London, bearing 1855-63 4d. tied by triangular obliterator, showing arrival c.d.s. (4.10) alongside and despatch datestamp on reverse; 1856 (3 Oct.) envelope from Port Elizabeth to London, bearing 1855-63 4d. pair (just into on one side) tied by triangular obliterator, showing large handstruck "8d" alongside, probably applied in London, with despatch, Cape Town (6.10), Plymouth Ship Letter (14.12) and arrival (15.12) datestamps on reverse. A good pair of underpaid covers
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