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Auction: 21015 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part XV
Lot: 29

(x) Bechuanaland
1899 (22 Nov.) Cape Government Railways "on her majesty's service" printed envelope locally addressed, bearing 1891-1904 4d. bisected vertically tied by "palapye station" 22.11.99 c.d.s. and with manuscript "RW Postmaster" beneath the adhesive. Envelope roughly opened meaning that part of the flap and small piece from top right are missing and with a few folds well clear of the stamp. An exceptionally scarce scarce bisect usage, only known used at Palapye Station. R.P.S. Certificate (1932). S.G. 35a, £2,500

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