Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Cape of Good Hope
Covers and Cancellations
1860 (2 June) envelope from Grahamstown to King Williams Town, bearing 1855-63 6d. pale-rose-lilac with good to large margins, clearly tied and showing despatch d.s. on reverse; and 1862 front and part back from Heidelberg to Cape Town, bearing 1855-63 6d. deep rose-lilac (touched at foot) tied by triangular obliterator
Note: From 1 January 1858, prepayment of postage became compulsory. Unpaid letters were to be returned to the sender at their expense. There are no posta lmarkings to show whether the sender or the recipient paid the 6d.
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