SOUTH WEST AFRICA
South West Africa
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SWA558
Postal History (South African Occupation) 1916 (11th January), printed company cover bearing King's Heads 1d x 6 (SG 4), crisply cancelled 'OTAVI / 11 JAN 16 / S.W.AFRICA' datestamps, addressed to Bern. Struck with violet circular 'PASSED BY CENSOR / C. 14' plus further 'For Censorship in Cape Town' cachets. Reverse with printed 'OPENED BY CENSOR / 99' label across flap. Some opening tears, a most unusual combination.
£95