24c Purple (153).
Used with 1c Ultramarine (145) and 3c Green (158),
tied by red
cork cancels and matching "New Haven Ct. Jul. 21" (1874) circular datestamp on cover to Wellington, Cape Colony, South Africa,
24c New York credit datestamp, red London Paid transit datestamp (Aug. 3), red "1d" Colonial rate handstamp, Wellington and Cape Town receiving datestamps, sender's directive "Via Southampton"
and carried by British Mail at the 28c rate, Very Fine, a colorful and rare use of the 24c 1870 Bank Note Issue to South Africa, ex Houser, with 2000 P.F. certificate
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