Postage Stamps: 1869 1st Republic to 1882
FIRST REPUBLIC  -  First British Occupation  -  1877-78 Overprinted 'V. R. / Transvaal' in upper and lower case
1877 3d mauve on buff, imperforate upper marginal example with good to enormous margins. Showing unprinted area at upper right, probably due to oil or an intrusion on the plate. Very fine used with target-type cancellation. SG 118