1861 Woodblock 4d pale milky blue fine used neat cancel with traces of margins and neatly cut, nice looker although two vertical cuts (repaired) and thinning, neat example, SG 14 Cat £2000. Expertised Stolow on reverse.
1808 (22 Mar) Soldier's entire letter (faults) Simonstown to Pontefract rated 3/6 & 2/6 charge and part complete SHIP LETTER / CROWN / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE oval in black, with contents from a brother relating to his affairs in the army and considering quitting Interesting document.
1809 (26 April) Entire letter to London single rated 11d and further 1/- in red manuscript charge and incomplete SHIP LETTER / CROWN / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE oval in black, and SHIP LETTER / DOVER oval h/s on arrival in UK, with contents from a brother relating to the India Regiment or African Corps and to go on in the night India fleet.. Interesting document.