Used on Cover
cover 1861 (28 Feb.) edition of "The Cape Argus" bearing 1d. vermilion, good margins all round except at right corner where just touched, affixed overlapping pages 1 and 3; newspaper with sealed tears and frayed edges, stamp with small thin; rare. R.P.S. Certificate (not present).

Details
cover 1861 (28 Feb.) edition of "The Cape Argus" bearing 1d. vermilion, good margins all round except at right corner where just touched, affixed overlapping pages 1 and 3; newspaper with sealed tears and frayed edges, stamp with small thin; rare. R.P.S. Certificate (not present).
Provenance
Kuyas, 1982

Lot Essay

Note: The stamps were delivered by the printers on 27th February, so this could represent first day use of the 1d. value.
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