TRANSVAAL 1901 SG239 Cover censored Boer War postage due to Switzerland
Stock Code: P201003559
1901 (21 DEC) censored Boer War cover from Pretoria to Switzerland, underfranked at double UPU foreign rate (5d = 2½d x2) by 1901-02 'E.R.I.' 1d rose-red and green x4, tied by two very fine strikes of despatch cds, with triangular 'PASSED / PRESS / CENSOR / PRETORIA' H/S below. Very fine 'T / 10 / CENTIMES' tax mark at left, with the deficiency paid by Swiss 20c red and olive-green due, tied by NIEDERUZWIL cds, dated '15.1.02'. Choice quality and very scarce thus.
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