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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

Category — Australia thru Bechuanaland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1087°
c
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1087, Australia thru BechuanalandBECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a), BECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a)BECHUANALAND, 1891, 4p Brown & Green, Half Used as 2p on Cover (35a; SG 35a). Right vertical half, tied across the cut by "Palapye Station 22 NO 99" circular datestamp on "On Her Majesty's Service" printed cover of the "Cape Government Railways" addressed locally, manuscript "RW Postmaster" below bisect, cover with rough opening at top and missing part of backflap, couple vertical file folds clear of bisect

FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE BISECT USE OF THE 4-PENCE JUBILEE OVERPRINT. THIS WAS ONLY KNOWN USED AT PALAPYE STATION AND DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF USE.

With 1932 R.P.S. certificate. Scott $3,000.00. SG £2,500

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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