(Cape of Good Hope) Undated outer letter sheet to Colonial Secretary, Cape Town bearing oval handstamp ‘Post Office Cape of Good Hope’ with ‘GR’ initials at centre. In 1805 on occasion of the second British Occupation prepayment of mail became compulsory and handstamped.
(Football and Cricket) 1901 (12 May) cover to “Stowe House, Nr Kidderminster, England” franked Great Britain 1d. lilac tied Army Post Office/ Barberton/ South Africa cds. Contains two letters of 7.V. (some splitting) and 14.5. both with many references to Riding, Football and Cricket.
(Natal) 1898 (JY 21) registered cover to Albany, N.Y., USA franked 1882-89 1d. and pair 3d. grey tied by Eshowe Zululand cds, red London transit, reverse with Durban and New York transits plus arrival cds; fine condition. (Zululand was annexed to Natal on 31st December 1897).
1890s 1d. card 'South African Royal Mail Service/R.M.S. "Carisbrook Castle"'; fine colour image, unused.
1890s 1d. overprinted card in dark blue entitled 'The Docks, Cape Town'; unused.
1890s 1d. overprinted card in green entitled 'Table Bay'; fine unused.
1890s 1d. overprinted card in green entitled 'The Docks, Cape Town'; used to Germany.
1891 registered cover to Belgium, franked with 1d, 2d (pair) and 6d tied with framed 'PRETORIA' registered handstamps, reverse with Cape Town registered transit date stamp and BRUSSELS arrival, re-addressed upon arrival with postman's manuscript explanation on the reverse.