British East Africa

Ref: P4573L
  • £775.00

1897 cover to Kent, ex the Cator correspondence, that was forwarded on arrival with three 2A overprinted British East Africa and a 4½A orange-yellow, tied by MOMBASA MR 25 97 squared circle cancels. On the back are Tunbridge and Penhurst AP 17 97 and Hastings and St. Leonards on Sea AP 18 97 cancels. A fine cover, the 4½A is rarely found on commercial covers.