Transvaal

Ref: GW3727
  • £450.00

1896 cover posted on the Norvals Pont to Johannesburg Down T. P. O. with a 2½d paying the postage and a 6d paying the Late Fee. The stamps have been cancelled R. P. K. HEEN 7 SEP 96. A Wiesbaden 29.9.96 arrival cancel is on the back. In 1895 the ZAR officials took over the rail operation from Norvalspont to Johannesburg, and from January 1896 they took over the whole railway section between Naauwpoort (Cape Province) to Johannesburg. A fine and rare cover with the P.P.K. HEEN cancels