Griqualand West

Ref: K3888
  • £1750.00

. 1878 cover to Cape Town bearing four 1d’s, two with Type 1a “G” overprints and two with Type 6 “G” overprints, all in black, all cancelled LANGFORD JU 4 1878 with a further cancel on the back of the cover. A Cape Town JU 10 78 arrival cancel is on the front. The original letter, written from Hope Town, that asks for ‘a pretty work box … to cost around £5 or £6’, accompanies this remarkable and very rare cover.