TRANSVAAL REVENUES 1906 KEVII £25 LARGEST MULTIPLE EXTANT

CHF36,500.00

REVENUES: 1906 KEVII £25 red & grey (B&H 107). The spectacular largest existing multiple on 1909 mortgage bond drawn for the Randfontein Gold Mining Company. 54 copies on first page, 9 copies on second page, all tied by neat "Registrar of Mining Titles / Transvaal 19 JLY 1909" oval datestamps. A magnificent exhibition showpiece for connoisseur! See additional images below. The mortgage was for £630,000. The stamp duty on mortgage bonds in this period was 5/- for every £100 or part thereof of the amount of the mortgage. Thus in this instance the stamp duty due was £1,575 being paid by the sixty-three £25 affixed here. In making up the revenue stamps for payment a single full sheet of sixty stamps was used: the selvedge and one row was removed, the row then being used on the second sheet together with three additional stamps.
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