TRANSVAAL WOLMARAN 1902 SG9 Cover Wolmaransstad Leask Registered to Scotland bearing SG 9

Stock Code: P223015508

1902 (MY 29) registered cover (with 'LEASK' imprint on flap) from Dr Leask (interned at Klerksdorp) to his daughter Josephine at school in Edinburgh, Scotland, franked by Great Britain QV ½d vermilion x2 and 1d lilac x2 (paying the actual postage of 1d + 2d registration) in combination with 1900 (24 June) 'Wolmaransstad' 1d red 'Penny Post' commemorative, type L4 opt in blue, and Tramsvaal 1896-97 ½d x2 and 1d, tied by eight strikes of 'ARMY POST OFFICE/KLERKSDORP' cds dated MY 29 02. The cover with blue registration marks on face, and Klerksdorp, London (21 JU) and Portobello (22 JU) transit markings on face. A colourful and exotic usage of great historical interest, from a series of six covers sent at weekly intervals between 24 Apr and 29 May 1902, as the Boer War came to an end. Splendid and very rare. Ex Birkhead, and Illustrated on p.48 of his 1999 work on the occupation 'The Wherewithal of Wolmaransstad'

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