Feb. 23rd,1900." in blue (the "r" in "rd" is inverted) and showing "LADYSMITH/NATAL" double-ring c.d.s. alongside. A rare franking from the siege. Photo" /> cover 1900 (Feb.) envelope, addressed locally, bearing ½d. vermilion overprinted "ARMY OFFICIAL" tied by "LADYSMITH SIEGE POST OFFICE/<I>Feb. 23rd,</I>1900." in blue (the<I> "r"</I> in<I> "rd"</I> is inverted) and showing "LADYSMITH/NATAL" double-ring c.d.s. alongside. A rare franking from the siege. Photo | Christie's