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Auction: 21013 - Important Stamps and Covers of the British Commonwealth - Conducted behind closed doors
Lot: 3161

(x) Northern Rhodesia
The Mkushi Post Office
1954 (15 July) envelope to Lusaka bearing ½d. (2) both cancelled with dumb datestamp and one with "old/mkushi" handstamp, 1954 (17 Aug.) envelope to England bearing Rhodesia & Nyasaland 2d. cancelled with dumb datestamp showing blank between month and year, 1955 (31 Aug.) envelope addressed locally bearing Rhodesia & Nyasaland 2d. (2), one cancelled with dumb datestamp with code "A" between month and year (the earliest recorded date of use for this datestamp), the other cancelled with "old/mkushi" handstamp, and "1953" envelope to Natal bearing Rhodesia & Nyasaland ½d. cancelled with "old/mkushi" handstamp with another strike at lower left and dumb datestamp with code "A", dated 1953 in error for 1955, all three marks struck in dull violet. An interesting quartet

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