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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1400
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1400, Africa24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)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

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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