Ref: P5214
  • £2500.00

1893 ‘ON SERVICE OF THE SWAZIE NATION’ envelope from the Resident Adviser’s Office sent stampless to London with a squared circle DARKTON, SWAZIEL, 4 APR 93 dispatch cancel. A blue ‘T’ tax mark and Foreign Branch 5d tax h/s are on the front of the cover as well as a ‘2½d credit marking. Johannesburg AP 7, Cape Town AP 12 and London AP 28 93 transit and arrival cancels are on the back. This is one of only two ‘ON SERVICE’ covers known, this being the finer of the two. An extremely rare cover.