SOUTH AFRICA 1942 SGO18a, O21aw, O25 Official

Stock Code: P212009828

Official. 1942 (Dec) large OHMS airmail piece from Johannesburg to Washington, bearing 1930-47 "Set 17" 2s6d grey-green and red-brown x14, and 1935-49 "Set 18" 1d, two horizontal pairs, and 1s English single, tied by multiple light poor to fair strikes of cds, with blue airmail label, and showing fine violet "WASHINGTON D.C. (BENJAMIN FRANKLIN STA) / REGISTERED" transit cds of "DEC 29 1942" below. The 2s6d stamps originally a block (2x7) from R11-17/5-6, affixed as two blocks (some folded perfs and separation) with rows 11-14 on the left and 15-17 on the right, as indicated by opt flaws V4 (R11/5) and V7 (R17/5). Faults inclg creasing and perf defects, still good overall appearance with three 2s6d pairs fine. A spectacular wartime "Clipper" franking. Ex Matheson. [Union Handbook O83, V4, V7]


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