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T1826 1905 (February), incoming picture postcard from the Cape (sepia photo of ‘Griqua Church’), bearing a Cape KEVII 1d (SG 71) tied by a KOKSTAD (7 Feb) double circle datestamp and with a Pietermaritzburg (9 Feb) transit. Addressed to a post box in Johannesburg though the card received a RE-POSTED / JOHANNESBURG (11 Feb) datestamp struck in black and a very fine circular ‘D/2’ Box Inspectors mark, also struck in black. Scarce. £65
T1827 1905 (30th August), black and white picture postcard (photo of Eloff Street, Johannesburg). Addressed to Cape Town, bearing a single KEVII ½d (SG 260) tied by a very fine strike of the BRITISH ASSOCIATION / JOHANNESBURG (30 Aug) large double rimmed datestamp struck in violet. With a Cape Town (1 Sep) arrival datestamp. Small edge tear at upper right, not affecting adhesive. Very scarce, this datestamp was only in use for four days from 29th August to 1st September. SOLD
T1825 1905 (December), incoming colour picture postcard from The Netherlands (The Royal Couple), bearing a pair of 2½c adhesives tied by Haarlem (9 Dec) double circle datestamps. Addressed to the Consul of the Netherland, though without a street address or box number which resulted in a very fine circular ‘D/1’ Box Inspector's mark being struck in black and a manuscript ‘1005’ added, presumably being the missing box number. Scarce. £55
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