(Cape of Good Hope) 1880 (OC 31) franked mourning cover to San Francisco franked ‘3’ on 3d pale dull rose and 1871-76 1d. horizontal strip of five folded over to back, one stamp split on opening and tied by cancels that have been deliberately obliterated, Swellendam cds on reverse, Capetown cds on front, London transit backstamp, arrival cancels of Dec 14 front and back. Some faults to envelope, an interesting item.
(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.
(Capeof Good Hope) 1896 1d. postal stationery envelope to Amsterdam, undefranked with hexagonal framed ‘T/ 15c.’ handstamp just below stamp image and a 15c postage due applied on arrival , arrival backstamp; fine and clean condition.
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 cover to Hannover, Germany, franked ½d (2) and 1d (3) with barred numeral cancel with 'MONFACU' date stamp in association on reverse. Envelope reinforced on arrival with "Kaiserl. Postamt Hannover 1" labels. Re-directed to Gottingue two days later.
1893 11/2d. postal stationery card of Cape of Good Hope to Copenhagen, Denmark, cancelled '210' numeral with Mohaleshoek Basutoland cds in association, Aliwal North C.G.H. transit and part arrival cds at top, reverse with Cape transit;full message, fine condition.
1893 Cape of Good Hope 'Three Halfpence' overprinted postal stationery card to Berlin cancelled by numeral obliterator, Taungs Bechuanaland dispatch cds in association, Vyburg transit at centre and arrival cds bottom left; some creasing to card.
1899 1d. card entitled 'Adderley Street, Capetown'; fine unused.
1899 1d. card entitled 'Adderley Street, Capetown'; used to Austria.