MICHAEL HAMILTON
POSTAL HISTORY
POSTMARKS
STAMPS
Your basket

0 items
£0.00
View basket
and pay
TO ORDER WITH PAYPAL or cheque: ADD TO BASKET then VIEW BASKET & PAY (top right of screen), All are on approval & POSTAGE IS FREE
Exceptional POSTMARKS, unusual STAMPS, informative BLOGS, selected POSTAL HISTORY (see Means of Delivery in Subjects), no sellotape!!



Country: Cape of Good Hope Clear
Subject: All

Sort: Newest listed first
 Need to pay for a previous order?
E-mail address:
Order number:
Sort results by:
Most recently added price, lowest to highest price, highest to lowest alphabetical, numerical order

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1839 lengthy cross-written entire headed "Bedford Wednesday Feb'y 6th 1839" and marked "Post paid March 8th" to Mrs Maclear, Royal Observatory, Cape Town with red ink PAID-SHIP LETTER/(crown) 9 MR 9 1839/LONDON and black SHIP LETTER/(crown)/CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.
£125

PRUSSIA to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1860 stampless wrapper "per Royal Mail Str via Plymouth via Ostend" to Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope with red strikes FRANKFURT 5 SEP 1860, circled "P.", LONDON PAID SP 5 60 displaying CAPE TOWN OC 14 1860 arrival on top flap.
£125

JAMAICA to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1855 wrapper to John Clark, Graff Reinett, South Africa with red KINGSTON-JAMAICA-PAID JU 25 1855 rated red 1/- with red London PAID 22 JY 1855 and red CAPE TOWN OC 10 1855 arrival displaying top flap with black "8" to collect, rare destination.
£180


PORT LEWIS, Outer Hebrides to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1813 outer wrapper docketted "Port Lewis 5th July 1813" to Richard Shepherd, Merchant, Cape of Good Hope rated 4/- unpaid and landed with oval d/ring SHIP LETTER/(crown)/CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.
£75

FRANCE to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1855 (FE 12) entire written Paris to Monsieur le Consul de France, Cape de Bonne Esperance with 20c, 40c, 80c plus excised missing stamp arriving Cape of Good Hope MY 5 1855, adhesives with faults.
£120


JAMAICA to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1854 wrapper marked "via Southampton" to John Clark, Graffe Riennet (sic), Cape of Good Hope, South Africa pmk'd red KINGSTON-JAMAICA-PAID SP 26 1854 and rated red 1/6d (triple 6d new rate introduced March 23 1854 to London), black "8", black 1/8, black 2/- due with London Paid (OC 13) and b/stamped Cape Town (DE 29) with red GRAAFF-REINETT arrival dated JA 4 1855, centrally folded, peripheral faults but a rare destination.
£195

JAMAICA to CAPE OF GOOD HOPE postal history
1853 wrapper marked "via London" to John Clark, care of Mr. Martin, Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa pmk'd red KINGSTON-JAMAICA-PAID DE 11 1853 dbl-arc and rated red 2/- (double) with London JA 9 1854 and Cape Town MR 1 1854 backstamp, on arrival re-directed to Graff Reinet and rated black "8" and 1/4". Fragile internal folds, rare destination.
£240



"AROUND THE WORLD IN THE QUICKEST POSSIBLE TIME", Jamaica and British Guiana postal history
1905 use of GB 1d carmine/buff Post Card pmk'd Derby JA 5 05 arriving Kingston, Jamaica JA 28 05 with 1d Arms pmk'd Kingston FE 17 05 arriving Georgetown, Br. Guiana 1 MAR 1905 with 2c pmk'd Georgetown 4 MAR 1905 showing Port Of Spain, Trinidad MR 6 05 and New York MAR 23 1905 transits before journey abruptly ended with San Francisco P.O./APR 14 1905/D.L. SECTION (Dead Letter) purple d/ring, alongside further purplish boxed handstamp with lower line reading "Returned from R.L.O." (town unclear) with black manuscript "Contrary to Regulations", corner damage but "around the world" entires rarely found incorporating the British West Indies.
£125

BERMUDA to Belgian Congo forwarded Cape of Good Hope postal history
1941 (AU 4) KG6 3d, 6d, 1/- pmk'd Hamilton to British Liason Staff, Leopoldville re-directed Standard Bank of S. Africa in Cape Town, backstamped Elisabethville (SP 19) and Leoploldville (SP 21) with indistinct Johannesburg on front.
£24


MOUNT STEWART, Cape of Good Hope postal history
1897 QV 4d PSRE with added 1d Hope x 4 pmk'd MR 31 97 to Johannesburg, reverse MIDLAND UP F/31 MR 97 transit.
£65


ESHOWE, Zululand postal history
(re-introduced Z.10) JY 15 25 as arrival on much travelled GB KGV 1d Post Card from Rochester to Teneriffe, forwarded Cape Town, Johannesburg, Eshowe, Zululand and back, two vertical creases.
£225

696 used LADY GREY ALIWAL NORTH DIV., Cape of Good Hope postal history
QV 1d Reply Post Card portion dated 2 AU 95 to Coppenbrugge, Germany
£28


564 used NAAUWPOORT, Cape of Good Hope postal history
dated C/OC 29 95 on QV 1d Post Card to Cartographers in Edinburgh.
£36

640 used PEARSTON, Cape of Good Hope postal history
dated A/AP 12 96 on 1d rate cover to P.O. Achter Sneewberg, some reverse damaga at base.
£40


CAPE-TOWN, Cape of Good Hope postal history
(SQC) dated JY 2 83 on 1d within city cover, middle top opening tear, JACOT & PRILLEVITZ printed sender's flap.
£4

8 used DOUGLAS, Cape of Good Hope postal history
dated SP 5 01 on 1d rate censored cover to Cape Town, piece of top and flap removed on opening, some perf. toning.
£120


8 used DOUGLAS, Cape of Good Hope postal history
dated AU 22 98 on QV 4d PSRE with added twelve x 1d (SG.59a) to Port Elizabeth, fine N.E. T.P.O. AU 24 98 cds, toning on address panel.
£150

997 used MIDDELBURG, Cape of Good Hope postal history
on cover dated C/AU 31 96 with horiz. pair, strip of three d (SG.48a) to London re-addressed Munich, Bavaria, one stamp defective.
£60


824 used BURGERSDORP, Cape of Good Hope postal history
contrary to regulations as without despatch datestamp on QV d Post Card written 4 Jan 94 to Paarl showing A/AP 6 91 arrival.
£36

215 used MALMESBURY, Cape of Good Hope postal history
dated A/FE 20 83 on 2d rate cover, with original enclosure, to Cape Town.
£40
 1 2 3 4 ...Next page