Postage Stamps: 1869 1st Republic to 1882
FIRST REPUBLIC  -  First British Occupation  -  1877 Overprinted 'V. R. / TRANSVAAL.' in black capital letters
1877 overprints in black on coarse soft white paper, fine roulette. 1/- yellow-green, left marginal example with touching to enormous margins. The interpanneau margin at left shows wide rouletting which was sometimes used to separate the panes. Possible repair in lower margin, otherwise fine used with target-type cancellation and Cape Town transit datestamp. Scarce. SG 108