20 - 21 October 1999
A Jameson Raid Memento
A postcard, printed on one side ZUID-AFRIK REPUBLICK/BRIEFKAART, with printed 1d stamp, franked JOHANNESBURG ZAR, 12 Sep. H 97, addressed to Mr. Sigmund Polsenfels, Bahnhofstrasse 4, Augsburg, Bavaria (and also bearing AUGSBURG postmark dated 4 Oct), the reverse side bearing a photograph showing troops captured by the Boers during the Jameson Raid being paraded through the city and with the caption MARCH PAST COMMISSIONER STREET. PHOTO. BY W. DAVIS, GREETINGS FROM JOHANNESBURG.
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