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MC646 VRYBURG (British re-occupation) (1900) envelope bearing 1d Hope Standing, initialled "C.St.Q" and cancelled by Vryburg handstamp without date. Un-addressed as are most. Some creasing at lower left. Very scarce.
 
Note: after the British re-occupation of Vryburg on 8 May 1900 Cape stamps were initialled "C.St.Q" by the Intelligence Officer Clifford St. Quintin and were used in the town. These were applied by the Post Office and cancelled with the circular Vryburg handstamp without date. Subsequently Transvaal stamp were overprinted "V.R./SPECIAL/POST".
£350
T2147 TRANSVAAL (ZAR Invasion of Natal) 1899 (3rd December), envelope addressed to Johannesburg bearing a single ZAR 1893 ½d surcharge on 2d bistre and a left marginal pair of the 1895 1d red postage commemorative (SG 195, 215c). Each stamp is cancelled or tied by very fine strikes of the 'liberated' DUNDEE NATAL (DE 3) single circle datestamp. Johannesburg (6 Dec) arrival backstamp. £125
MBSA1669 RHODESIA 1902, cover, the reverse flap with vermilion imprint for the Town Clerk's Office, Bulawayo (reminiscent of the Tati Concessions revenue stamp design), bearing 1d Arms (SG 77), tied by somewhat indistinct cancel. Addressed to one James Gibson, Prisoner of War, Hut 28, Diyatalawa Camp, Ceylon. Upon arrival struck with violet oval 'PASSED CENSOR P. O. W / E. J. B. / DIYATALAWA' cachet, this used by E J Baumann between 17 Jan 01 to 21 June 02. Re-addressed to Urugasmanhandiya and then further forwarded back again but this time to Hut 41. Reverse bears light 'BURGHERSDORP' sc datestamp. An extraordinary item, mail from Rhodesia to a Boer War POW is virtually unknown. No doubt an intriguing story to uncover. £750
H565 Anglo-Boer War Transvaal 1900 very scarce The Klerksdorp Packet Series set of seven different illustrated postcards in superb unused condition together with envelope in which these cards were sold for one shilling. Exhibition quality and seldom seen in this condition. £280
H566 Anglo-Boer War Cape of Good Hope 1901 (Mar 14) Cover to POW in St Helena franked 1d Table Mountain tied BONC '141' with fine 'VREDENBURG DIST MALMESBURY' cds adjacent, triangular censor mark plus censor label and nice St Helena arrival on front. Rare proving cover for BONC '141' not recorded by Putzel or Frescura. £60
H567 Anglo-Boer War Transvaal 1901 (Dec 28) neat and attractive 'Taylor & Wilson Family Grocers Jeppestown' registered cover bearing 1d x 5 E.R.I. overprints, from Johannesburg to Durban. Backstamped. Very clean. £40
H568 Anglo-Boer War 1902 (Apr 11) Envelope ex New York addressed Paul Kruger, State President der ZAR, Oranjelust (Kruger's residence at that time) Utrecht, Holland. Endorsed 'Per Statendam' which was one of the passengers liners belonging to Holland America Line. Backstamped. Very clean and scarce. SOLD
H569 Anglo-Boer War 1902 (May 29) Envelope ex Amsterdam addressed to His Excelency Paul Kruger, Pres Zuid Afrikaanse Republic Utrecht (where Kruger had his residence during part of his stay in Holland. Backstamped. Opening cut above stamp not undully affecting appearance. Scarce Kruger mail. SOLD
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