CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1871-81, -1/2p Black, 1p Rose (23-24; SG 28-29).
Used with 1880 3p on 4p Lilac Rose (30; SG 35),
horizontal pair, tied by barred "1" oval cancel with matching "Cape Town, Cape Colony AP 4 81" circular datestamp on reverse of cover to Cairo, Egypt,
forwarded to Paris, France, red "2-1/2d" accountancy handstamp, Cairo, Alexandria and London transit and Paris arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce destination
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