Transvaal 1905 KEVII CSAR 1d's Strip on Letter, Rare


  • RAILWAY: 1905 KEVII 1d overprinted CSAR, a strip of three on CSAR OHMS letter
  • from the (cachet at lower left) "Chief Railway Supervisor / Germiston / 25 JUL 1905" to Collector of Customs, Johannesburg.
  • The CSAR adhesives (SG RO4) tied by Germiston cds 25 JY.
  • Envelope folded at centre and right (affects bottom stamp), backstamped arrival Johannesburg cds JY 26.
  • An attractive representation of this rare use, particularly so as triple franking thus.
  • One of only a handful of CSAR franked letters extant.
  • The CSAR overprinted stamps are believed to have been in use for a period of only about 11 months, February to December 1905.
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