Ref: K4023
  • £1450.00

1882 envelope to ‘The Mission to the Heathen’ Berlin, bearing a top marginal strip of four 3d, imperf between stamps and margin, and a bisected 3d, correctly paying the 1/1½d rate, tied by the numeral ‘12’ in concentric circles of MIDDELBURG, with a JA 19 82 cancel on the back. A red ‘2½’ credit mark is on the front of the cover, on the back are Pretoria JAN 20, Cape Town JA 31 and berlin 25/2/82 transit and arrival cancels. A most appealing and rare bisect cover, #7 in the Jorgensen census.