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Lot 4435

1923 (2 Jan.) envelope to St. Gallen, Switzerland bearing South Africa 1913 2d purple, used in combination with South West Africa 1923 1d rose-red, cancelled by "Windhoek/S.W.A." bridge-type c.d.s., Very Fine usage, extremely rare combination usage of South African and South West African stamps.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500

The first South West African stamps were issued 1 January 1923. In addition to being an extremely rare combination, this was also the second day of their use.


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