Basutoland

Ref: G4527
  • £775.00

1883 mourning cover to Cape Town with a pair of Cape 1d’s tied by a barred numeral ‘317’ with a THLOTSE HEIGHTS OC 4 83 datestamp alongside (note inverted ‘4’) Maseru OC 5 and Cape Town OC 15 83 transit and arrival cancels are on the back. A very rare early cover from this village. The numeral ’317’ cancel is rated 2000 points by Proud and the Thlotse Heights cancel is x 50. The original letter accompanies the cover.