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1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 illustrated advertising envelope, with original letter, for The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co. Ltd. sent to Worcester from Cape Town 31 MAY 99. The original letter also illustrates the factory in Coventry, England,  where the tyres were made. A very scarce tyre advertising item from the Cape.
1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 illustrated advertising envelope, with original letter, for The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co. Ltd. sent to Worcester from Cape Town 31 MAY 99. The original letter also illustrates the factory in Coventry, England,  where the tyres were made. A very scarce tyre advertising item from the Cape.
1899 Cape of Good Hope
1899 illustrated advertising envelope, with original letter, for The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co. Ltd. sent to Worcester from Cape Town 31 MAY 99. The original letter also illustrates the factory in Coventry, England, where the tyres were made. A very scarce tyre advertising item from the Cape.
£60.00
Reference: G3081

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1897 Cape of Good Hope - 1897 bicycle illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester, from Menzies & Moore, Cycle Engineers and agents for Raleigh and Humber Cycles, sent from Cape Town JA 23 97. The original letter is with the cover which also depicts bicycles. A  very uncommon and attractive bicycle advertising item.
1897 Cape of Good Hope - 1897 bicycle illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester, from Menzies & Moore, Cycle Engineers and agents for Raleigh and Humber Cycles, sent from Cape Town JA 23 97. The original letter is with the cover which also depicts bicycles. A  very uncommon and attractive bicycle advertising item.
1897 Cape of Good Hope
1897 'bicycle' illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester, from Menzies & Moore, Cycle Engineers and agents for Raleigh and Humber Cycles, sent from Cape Town JA 23 97. The original letter is with the cover which also depicts bicycles. A very uncommon and attractive bicycle advertising item.
£60.00
Reference: G3080

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1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 bicycle illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester for the Red Bird Bicycles, sent from Cape Town 13 JUN 99. On the back is a picture of the Red Bird Bicycle, and the original letter is typed up on fantastic illustrated headed paper, depicting a lady on her bicycle. A rare advertising envelope with the letter, and a very desirable item for bicycle thematic collectors.
1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 bicycle illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester for the Red Bird Bicycles, sent from Cape Town 13 JUN 99. On the back is a picture of the Red Bird Bicycle, and the original letter is typed up on fantastic illustrated headed paper, depicting a lady on her bicycle. A rare advertising envelope with the letter, and a very desirable item for bicycle thematic collectors.
1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 bicycle illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester for the Red Bird Bicycles, sent from Cape Town 13 JUN 99. On the back is a picture of the Red Bird Bicycle, and the original letter is typed up on fantastic illustrated headed paper, depicting a lady on her bicycle. A rare advertising envelope with the letter, and a very desirable item for bicycle thematic collectors.
1899 Cape of Good Hope
1899 'bicycle' illustrated advertising envelope to Worcester for the 'Red Bird Bicycles', sent from Cape Town 13 JUN 99. On the back is a picture of the Red Bird Bicycle, and the original letter is typed up on fantastic illustrated headed paper, depicting a lady on her bicycle. A rare advertising envelope with the letter, and a very desirable item for bicycle thematic collectors.
£65.00
Reference: G3079

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1897 Cape of Good Hope - 1897 cover to Worcester, with original contents, with a 1d tied by a very good strike of the barred 349 cancel with a HEX RIVER EAST AU 3 97 datestamp alongside. Hex River East was a station on the Cape Government Railway and renamed De Doorns in 1898. A fine example of this scarce duplex cancel.
1897 Cape of Good Hope
1897 cover to Worcester, with original contents, with a 1d tied by a very good strike of the barred '349' cancel with a HEX RIVER EAST AU 3 97 datestamp alongside. Hex River East was a station on the Cape Government Railway and renamed De Doorns in 1898. A fine example of this scarce duplex cancel.
£60.00
Reference: G3078

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1898 Cape of Good Hope - 1898 envelope with a 1d tied by an indistinct barred numeral cancellation, with a good strike of the scarce BOSJESMANS VLEI 8 JU 98 datestamp alongside. This post office on the Worcester  Ceres railway line was named opened in November 1896 and named after a prominent local farming family. In August 1902 the name was changed to Bothas Halt. A very uncommon cancellation.
1898 Cape of Good Hope
1898 envelope with a 1d tied by an indistinct barred numeral cancellation, with a good strike of the scarce BOSJESMANS VLEI 8 JU 98 datestamp alongside. This post office on the Worcester Ceres railway line was named opened in November 1896 and named after a prominent local farming family. In August 1902 the name was changed to Botha's Halt. A very uncommon cancellation.
£65.00
Reference: G3077

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1903 Cape of Good Hope - 1903 picture post card (Drostdy) with a d tied by a barred 687 cancel with a NUY SIDING DE 29 3 datestamp alongside. A very scarce numeral cancellation in combination with this datestamp. Nuy Siding was on the railway line from Worcester and changed its name to Nuy Station in 1906.
1903 Cape of Good Hope
1903 picture post card (Drostdy) with a d tied by a barred '687' cancel with a NUY SIDING DE 29 3 datestamp alongside. A very scarce numeral cancellation in combination with this datestamp. Nuy Siding was on the railway line from Worcester and changed its' name to Nuy Station in 1906.
£65.00
Reference: G3076

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1880 Cape of Good Hope -  1880 cover to Cape Town with a right marginal 4d surcharged THREE PENCE with the obliterating bar extending into the margin, tied by a triangular cancel and a WELLINGTON STATION 25 FE 80 datestamp. A Cape Town receiving cancel is on the back. A scarce and attractive single franking of this adhesive.
1880 Cape of Good Hope
1880 cover to Cape Town with a right marginal 4d surcharged 'THREE PENCE' with the obliterating bar extending into the margin, tied by a triangular cancel and a WELLINGTON STATION 25 FE 80 datestamp. A Cape Town receiving cancel is on the back. A scarce and attractive single franking of this adhesive.
£190.00
Reference: A3473

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1860 Cape of Good Hope - 1860 outer wrapper to Cape Town with a very large margined 4d deep blue tied by a crisp triangular canceller. A GRAAF REINET FE 11 1860 oval datestamp is on the back.
1860 Cape of Good Hope
1860 outer wrapper to Cape Town with a very large margined 4d deep blue tied by a crisp triangular canceller. A GRAAF REINET FE 11 1860 oval datestamp is on the back.
£250.00
Reference: A3464

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1862 Cape of Good Hope -  1862 cover to Ennis, Ireland, endorsed at the top Pr Mail Steamer 22 May 1863 with a 6d pale rose  lilac (S.G.7) good to very large margins, but just touched at upper left, lightly tied by part of a triangular cancel. London and Ennis cancels are on the front of the cover, on the back is a Cape Town MY 22 1862 cancel. Few edge faults to the cover.
1862 Cape of Good Hope
1862 cover to Ennis, Ireland, endorsed at the top 'Pr Mail Steamer 22 May 1863' with a 6d pale rose lilac (S.G.7) good to very large margins, but just touched at upper left, lightly tied by part of a triangular cancel. London and Ennis cancels are on the front of the cover, on the back is a Cape Town MY 22 1862 cancel. Few edge faults to the cover.
£495.00
Reference: A3463

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1885 Cape of Good Hope - 1885 cover to Cape Town with a 2d cancelled ORANGE RIVER STATION NO 12 85. The original letter is with the cover. A short lived Post Office, only open between 1884 and 1896 before changing its name.
1885 Cape of Good Hope
1885 cover to Cape Town with a 2d cancelled ORANGE RIVER STATION NO 12 85. The original letter is with the cover. A 'short lived' Post Office, only open between 1884 and 1896 before changing its' name.
£50.00
Reference: K3373

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1898 Cape of Good Hope / Bechuanaland - 1898 envelope to Rietfontein via Zwartmodder with a 1d cancelled by a barred 966 obliterator with an UPPINGTON JY 27 98 datestamp alongside. On the back is a MIER AU 1 98 transit cancel. The sender was Ernst Schroder, Attorney, with his embossed details on the back flap. This cover would have been sent by camel post . The majority of camel post mail originates in Rietfontein and Mier and it is very unusual to see one going the other way!
1898 Cape of Good Hope / Bechuanaland
1898 envelope to Rietfontein via Zwartmodder with a 1d cancelled by a barred '966' obliterator with an UPPINGTON JY 27 98 datestamp alongside. On the back is a MIER AU 1 98 transit cancel. The sender was Ernst Schroder, Attorney, with his embossed details on the back flap. This cover would have been sent by camel post . The majority of camel post mail originates in Rietfontein and Mier and it is very unusual to see one going the other way!
£325.00
Reference: G2982

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1904 Cape of Good Hope - 1904 picture post card (North Jetty, Port Elizabeth) to England with a 1d cancelled by the KLIPPLAAT DE 21 04 1094 duplex canceller. Klipplaat is in the Jansenville district of the Eastern Cape, and this numeral 0194 barred canceller is only known used between the end of 1904 and 1907. A small tear at the top of the card but a scarce proving strike.
1904 Cape of Good Hope
1904 picture post card (North Jetty, Port Elizabeth) to England with a 1d cancelled by the KLIPPLAAT DE 21 04 '1094' duplex canceller. Klipplaat is in the Jansenville district of the Eastern Cape, and this numeral '0194' barred canceller is only known used between the end of 1904 and 1907. A small tear at the top of the card but a scarce proving strike.
£45.00
Reference: G2978

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1899 Cape of Good Hope - 1899 1d on 1d postal card to Belgium cancelled by a very fine strike of the CAPE COLONY OCEAN POST OFFICE B  MR 8 99 datestamp. A Bruxelles 16 MR 99 arrival cancel is on the face of the card. A fine example of this B cancel.
1899 Cape of Good Hope
1899 1d on 1d postal card to Belgium cancelled by a very fine strike of the CAPE COLONY OCEAN POST OFFICE 'B' MR 8 99 datestamp. A Bruxelles 16 MR 99 arrival cancel is on the face of the card. A fine example of this 'B' cancel.
£55.00
Reference: K3304

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1895 Cape of Good Hope - 1895 d on 1d postal card to Germany with a d added to pay the 1d rate to a non Commonwealth country, cancelled by barred 407 obliterators with a MATATIELE JU 28 95 datestamp alongside. A Lennep 21.7.95 arrival cancel is on the face of the card. A fine proving card for this town in East Griqualand in the North-Eastern Cape, 12 miles from the then Basutoland border.
1895 Cape of Good Hope
1895 d on 1d postal card to Germany with a d added to pay the 1d rate to a non Commonwealth country, cancelled by barred '407' obliterators with a MATATIELE JU 28 95 datestamp alongside. A Lennep 21.7.95 arrival cancel is on the face of the card. A fine proving card for this town in East Griqualand in the North-Eastern Cape, 12 miles from the then Basutoland border.
£38.00
Reference: K3303

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1905 Cape of Good Hope -  1905 picture post card (photo of two men at the Bushmans River) to Ceylon with a d cancelled TOOTABI FE 18 05. A Colombo MR 22 05 arrival cancel is on the card. Tootabi was a Telegraph Office in the Alexandria district of the Eastern Cape, 100 miles north east of Port Elizabeth near Grahamstown. An uncommon cancel.
1905 Cape of Good Hope
1905 picture post card (photo of two men at the Bushmans River) to Ceylon with a d cancelled TOOTABI FE 18 05. A Colombo MR 22 05 arrival cancel is on the card. Tootabi was a Telegraph Office in the Alexandria district of the Eastern Cape, 100 miles north east of Port Elizabeth near Grahamstown. An uncommon cancel.
£65.00
Reference: K3290

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1900 Cape of Good Hope -  1900 2d envelope to Denmark cancelled by a barred numeral 158 with a ROBBEN ISLAND FE 19 00 datestamp alongside. Transit and arrival cancels are on the back. Few minor cover faults but a scarce destination from Robben Island.
1900 Cape of Good Hope
1900 2d envelope to Denmark cancelled by a barred numeral '158' with a ROBBEN ISLAND FE 19 00 datestamp alongside. Transit and arrival cancels are on the back. Few minor cover faults but a scarce destination from Robben Island.
£75.00
Reference: GW3273

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1908 Cape of Good Hope - 1908 cover to Uniondale with a 1d tied by a superb strike of the rare ROOI RIVER FE 4 08 datestamp. A Uniondale Road FE 6 08 arrival cancel is on the back. Rooi River was a farming community west of Buffelsklip in the Uniondale district. Although the postal agency opened in 1895, the earliest date of use, prior to this cover being found is 1924 (Post Offices of the Cape of Good Hope by Frescura) A very fine and rare cancel, the only one I have seen from this postal agency.
1908 Cape of Good Hope
1908 cover to Uniondale with a 1d tied by a superb strike of the rare ROOI RIVER FE 4 08 datestamp. A Uniondale Road FE 6 08 arrival cancel is on the back. Rooi River was a farming community west of Buffelsklip in the Uniondale district. Although the postal agency opened in 1895, the earliest date of use, prior to this cover being found is 1924 (Post Offices of the Cape of Good Hope by Frescura) A very fine and rare cancel, the only one I have seen from this postal agency.
£125.00
Reference: G2858

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1906 Cape of Good Hope - 1906 1d envelope to Johannesburg cancelled with a single ring BEAUFORT WEST MR 14 06 datestamp. Alongside is a double ring Beaufort West canceller with the same MR 14 date.  Very unusual to find two different cancellers on a cover from the same town on the same date.
1906 Cape of Good Hope
1906 1d envelope to Johannesburg cancelled with a single ring BEAUFORT WEST MR 14 06 datestamp. Alongside is a double ring Beaufort West canceller with the same MR 14 date. Very unusual to find two different cancellers on a cover from the same town on the same date.
£20.00
Reference: K3238

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1901 Boer War / Cape of Good Hope - 1901 censored envelope to a prisoner of war J M Kell, at Diyatalawa P.O.W. Camp, Ceylon, bearing three 1ds cancelled by the scarce HENNING 27 JA 01 datestamps. The cover has a British censor seal and an oval Diyatalawa censor cachet. Henning was a telegraph office on the railway line near Rosmead Junction in the Steynsburg District, Eastern Cape. It no longer exists today. A very scarce cancellation.
1901 Boer War / Cape of Good Hope
1901 censored envelope to a prisoner of war J M Kell, at Diyatalawa P.O.W. Camp, Ceylon, bearing three 1d's cancelled by the scarce HENNING 27 JA 01 datestamps. The cover has a British censor seal and an oval Diyatalawa censor cachet. Henning was a telegraph office on the railway line near Rosmead Junction in the Steynsburg District, Eastern Cape. It no longer exists today. A very scarce cancellation.
£60.00
Reference: K3190

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1897 Cape of Good Hope - 1897 envelope to the U.S.A. bearing a pair of ONE PENNY on 2d and a d, paying the 2d rate cancelled QUEENS TOWN JU 13 97. A Newark JUL 17 97 arrival cancel is on the back.
1897 Cape of Good Hope
1897 envelope to the U.S.A. bearing a pair of ONE PENNY on 2d and a d, paying the 2d rate cancelled QUEENS TOWN JU 13 97. A Newark JUL 17 97 arrival cancel is on the back.
£35.00
Reference: K3188

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