1893 (23 Aug) Registered cover Capetown to Devonport and then redirected to Sheffield bearing strip of 6 One Penny on 2d deep bistre with sixth stamp showing no stop after penny variety, plus ½d grey-black all tied Capetown regd ovals, R in oval in red and London arrival regd hooded cancel, plus transit and arrival ovals and backstamps. Slight bends but busy cover with a nice variety and huge on cover multiplier of £25 x 50. SG 57a/57b. Rare on cover.
1914 (10 Jan) Registered PPC Dutch Reformed Church SOMERSET EAST sent to Belgium bearing mixed franking of 7 adhs tied SOMERSET EAST CDS cancels, two registration handstamps in black or violet applied with manuscript 82, various creases backstamps and transit B/S etc, pretty apart from the faults.
Boer War: 1901 No Stamps Available OAS cover Wakkerstroom to UK bearing crayon No Stamps Available and ARMY POST OFFICE / 00T21 / WAKKERSTROOM cancel and Paid red d/s on arrival alongside. Few rough openings otherwise sound.
Boer War: 1902 (13 May) Regd 2d P/S env to Craddock Cape Colony uprated with 1d lilac tied ARMY POST OFFICE / VOLKSKRUST from a soldier of the same regiment with PASSED PRESS CENSOR violet triangle and censors pencil number and initials alongside, Craddock receiving b/s on 17th May. Fine.
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