Cape of Good Hope

Ref: K3990
  • £48.00

1890 cover to Cape Town with a 1d tied by a barred ‘563’ obliterator with a MILLWOOD MY 9 90 datestamp beneath. A Cape Town MY 13 arrival cancel is on the back of the cover. Millwood was a short lived gold mining town, established in 1886 on the Homtini River, 10 miles north of Knysna. Within a few years the gold ran out and by 1893 the population was only 74! An uncommon cancel.