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cover 1896 (Apr.) envelope registered from Zwartmodder to Windhoek, Damaraland, used 6 months after annexation to the Cape, the face showing "ZWARTMODDER/B.B." and "WALFISH BAY" (26/5) c.d.s. and bearing, on reverse, Cape 1d. (5) cancelled with three strikes of the "394" obliterator and with Cape Town, Victoria West and Swapkopmund d.s.; the envelope with light staining and a little truncated at left, nevertheless the only cover recorded showing the Zwartmodder Bechuanaland cancellation after annexation. Photo
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cover 1896 (Apr.) envelope registered from Zwartmodder to Windhoek, Damaraland, used 6 months after annexation to the Cape, the face showing "ZWARTMODDER/B.B." and "WALFISH BAY" (26/5) c.d.s. and bearing, on reverse, Cape 1d. (5) cancelled with three strikes of the "394" obliterator and with Cape Town, Victoria West and Swapkopmund d.s.; the envelope with light staining and a little truncated at left, nevertheless the only cover recorded showing the Zwartmodder Bechuanaland cancellation after annexation. Photo

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cover 1896 (Apr.) envelope registered from Zwartmodder to Windhoek, Damaraland, used 6 months after annexation to the Cape, the face showing "ZWARTMODDER/B.B." and "WALFISH BAY" (26/5) c.d.s. and bearing, on reverse, Cape 1d. (5) cancelled with three strikes of the "394" obliterator and with Cape Town, Victoria West and Swapkopmund d.s.; the envelope with light staining and a little truncated at left, nevertheless the only cover recorded showing the Zwartmodder Bechuanaland cancellation after annexation. Photo
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J.A. Catterall, 2001
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