Sale 298

Lot 4264

1899-1914, the valuable specialized collection of maritime mail, with much rare and interesting collateral material, comprising envelopes (14), postcards (25), postal stationery cards (4), registered letter receipt, sailing schedules of various shipping companies and lines (4), menu, and 1907 German Post Office contract for Woermann Line to carry mail between the Cape and South West Africa, including "Deutsche Seepost/Linie/Deutsch/Südwestafrika-/Capstadt" oval date stamp cancelling stamps on 1899-1900 postcard and envelope, 1914 (26 Mar.) Transvaal 4d registered envelope to Lüderitzbuch bearing South Africa 1d pairs (2) cancelled by "Port Nolloth" c.d.s. (carried on the "Frieda Woermann"), various cancellations from other Woermann ships, fine range of East Africa Line round trips, 1898 German South West Africa overprint on 5pf cancelled by barred "1" obliterator of Cape Town on 1900 postcard to Germany, "Deutsches/Schutzgebiet" handstamps and "Marine Schiffspost", mainly Very Fine.
Estimate 8,000 - 10,000


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