Postage Stamps: 1869 1st Republic to 1882
FIRST REPUBLIC  -  First British Occupation  -  1877-78 Overprinted 'V. R. / Transvaal' in upper and lower case
1878 6d blue on blue, imperforate with very large to enormous margins (showing part of adjoining stamp at left). Creased along upper frame line otherwise fine used with what appears to be the ‘31’ target-type cancellation attributed to Kalekaleskop (rare). SG 121