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Cape of Good Hope C.O.G.H. - Mike White - Worldwide Postal History. Censored and Military Mail.
[16657]  GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL]  1900(Aug 8)
[16657]  GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL]  1900(Aug 8)
[16657] GERMANY-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR/ HOSPITAL] 1900(Aug 8) Plain env to Civil Surgeon, Attached Heidelberg Hospital SA & forwarded to No 2 General Hospital Pretoria & then again to Sidwell Road Exeter bearing Bavaria 20pf tied Partenkirchen d/s & w/on rev Durban/Natal [20 Sep] + Johannesburg/ZAR [4 Oct] + Heidelberg [5 Oct] + Johannesberg/ZAR [date ???] transit d/s & Exeter [5 Jan 01] arrival d/s............ [150 days in transit]
US$150
[16658]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL]  1900(Jun 22)
[16658]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL]  1900(Jun 22)
[16658] GB-SOUTH AFRICA [BOER WAR-COGH-REDIRECTED MAIL-HOSPITAL] 1900(Jun 22) Plain env (one side flap on reverse gone) to Civil Surgeon E.B. Jones, South African Field Force & redirected many times including manu c/o PM No 2 General Hosp., Not 2 Gen. Pretoria, Not for Norvals Pont, c/o P M Base Cape Town before finally finding him at 1 Staty. Hospital Charleston bearing GB pair 1d tied Maida Hill/2 d/s & w/on reverse Norvals Pont [29 Jul] transit d/s........Interesting item
US$80
[6019] SOUTH AFRICA [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Aug 16)
[6019] SOUTH AFRICA [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Aug 16)
[6019] SOUTH AFRICA [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Aug 16) 1d Transvaal printed Stationary postcard to Cape Town from Alice No 2 Section 19 General Hospital Pretoria w/nice message about collecting for Bazaar & cancelled smudged Army Post Office/8?/South Africa d/s & with partial triangular Pretoria censor h/s in red & Pretoria/Transvaal [17 Aug] arrival d/s
US$50
[6021] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Nov 8)
[6021] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Nov 8)
[6021] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [NURSES MAIL] 1901(Nov 8) Plain env to Miss Watkins St Michael’s Home, Kimberley endorsed “from N. Sister Macfarlaine/16 General Hospital” bearing Transvaal 1d Ovptd ERI tied Army Post Office/Elandsfontein d/s & w/oval Passed By Censor/9 Nov 1901/F H W W Capt h/s in violet partly overlaid by oval Passed Press Censor/Johannesburg h/s in black & w/on rev Johannesburg [8 Nov] + Germiston [9 Nov] transit d/s & Kimberley.C.G.H. [12 Nov] arrival d/s
US$270
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20)
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20)
[6005] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 20) Plain env to Lieut. Harvey Pirie, 10th Battery Royal Field Artillery, Field Force SA & redirected many times including manu Not 5 Gen. Hosp., No 1 Gen. Hosp Wymberg, Civil Hospl. Kimberley & w/Kimberley, Army Base/PO Capetown & Vryberg d/s before finally returning bearing 1d tied Aberdeen d/s......[92 days in transit Interesting]
US$150
[6004]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17)
[6004]  GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17)
[6004] GB-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [REDIRECTED & RETURNED MAIL- HOSPITAL] 1900(May 17) Plain env to Private. Harvey Pirie, 6th Regt (Scottish) Imperial Yeomanry SAFF & redirected many times including manu 28th Battery RFA, No 1 Gen. Hosp. & w/Kimberley, Army Base/PO Capetown & Wynberg d/s before finally being returned to Elgin Scotland bearing 1d canc. Edinburgh d/s ................ [114 days in transit Interesting ]
US$130
[5108] BOER WAR [TRANSVAAL-C.O.G.H.-DUEL CENSORSHIP] 1899(Oct 17)
[5108] BOER WAR [TRANSVAAL-C.O.G.H.-DUEL CENSORSHIP] 1899(Oct 17)
[5108] BOER WAR [TRANSVAAL-C.O.G.H.-DUEL CENSORSHIP] 1899(Oct 17) Plain env to Capetown bearing Transvaal 1d tied Pietersburg d/s & w/black on pink Postdepartement, Z.A. Republiek/Geopend onder Krijgswet label [Type 3] & along top black on pink V Arms R Opened Under Martial Law label [Type 2A]. Item taxed wunframed /3d h/s in black & on rev Pretoria/Z.A.R. [18 Oct] + larger Pretoria/Z.A.R. [20 Oct] transit d/s & Charge Clerk/G [28 Mar] d/s.......... .. [Unusual item 162 days in transit and Censored by both Boers & British]
US$350
[12247]  SOUTH AFRICA [WW1 WESTERN RIFLES]  1914(Sep 17)
[12247]  SOUTH AFRICA [WW1 WESTERN RIFLES]  1914(Sep 17)
[12247] SOUTH AFRICA [WW1 WESTERN RIFLES] 1914(Sep 17) Crested Western Rifles envelope to Capt Hugo, The 1st Western Province Rifles, Good Hope Hall, Capetown bearing GV 1d (damaged) tied Worrest/S. Africa d/s & with on reverse manuscript 28/9/14 being date arrival
US$130
[5972] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR-YORK & LANCASTER REGT] 1900(Dec 29)
[5972] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR-YORK & LANCASTER REGT] 1900(Dec 29)
[5972] SOUTH AFRICA-GB [BOER WAR-YORK & LANCASTER REGT] 1900(Dec 29) envelope to Sheffield endorsed from No 6908, Pte.O. Bingham, York & Lancaster Regt bearing combination COGH ˝d & Transvaal 1895 Introduction of 1d Postage tied Field Post Office / 1 / British Army S. Africa d/s & with on reverse Sheffield [20 Jan 1901] arrival date stamp
US$170
[11408]  BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT]  1902(Nov 1)
[11408]  BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT]  1902(Nov 1)
[11408] BOER WAR-INDIA [INDIAN CONTINGENT] 1902(Nov 1) Heynes, Mathew & Co./Wholesale Chemists printed envelope bearing C.O.G.H. 1d tied Cape Town d/s to Lieut 2nd Gordon Highlanders SAFF & forwarded to Sailkok India with manuxcript "Not in Sailkot" & returned to S.Africa with Undelivered for Reason Stated / Return to Sender at / Address Shown on Cover / From R.L.O., Cape Town h/s in violet & on reverse many datestamps in an attempt to trace & incuding Returned L.O. / Cape Town in violet & D.L.O. Bombay/ 27 Fe 03 h/s in black
US$550
[11407]  INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR]  1902(Sep 9)
[11407]  INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR]  1902(Sep 9)
[11407] INDIA-SOUTH AFRICA [INDIAN CONTINGENT BOER WAR] 1902(Sep 9) incoming envelope bearing India 1a tied Poona d/s to Lieut 1st Bombay Lancers & forwarded to 17 Bn. Impl. Yeomanry, much re-directed & with many manuscript annotations including Indian Details Elandsfontein, Stellenbosch on reverse many many date stamps in an effort to deliver the letter.
US$550
[11415]  SOUTH AFRICA ...C.O.G.H.BOER WAR HEIDELBURG to HMS MONARCH ...  1900 (Jun 26)
[11415]  SOUTH AFRICA ...C.O.G.H.BOER WAR HEIDELBURG to HMS MONARCH ...  1900 (Jun 26)
[11415]  SOUTH AFRICA ...C.O.G.H.BOER WAR HEIDELBURG to HMS MONARCH ...  1900 (Jun 26)
[11415]  SOUTH AFRICA ...C.O.G.H.BOER WAR HEIDELBURG to HMS MONARCH ...  1900 (Jun 26)
[11415] SOUTH AFRICA ...C.O.G.H.BOER WAR HEIDELBURG to HMS MONARCH ... 1900 (Jun 26) Sheet paper folded to form improvised envelope to HMS Monarch at Simonstown bearing C.O.G.H. 1d tied Deelfontein (2 Jul) with interesting letter headed 26 June, Heidelberg "They winged me at last at a sporting little fight we had on Saturday 23, after walking into this place unoppossed" & with on back Simons Town (4 Jul) arrival cds........Nice item from wounded soldier to British Naval vessel
US$400
[17734]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB - FRANCE....BOER WAR COGH FORWARDED & TAXED...  1902 (May 27)
[17734]  SOUTH AFRICA - GB - FRANCE....BOER WAR COGH FORWARDED & TAXED...  1902 (May 27)
[17734] SOUTH AFRICA - GB - FRANCE....BOER WAR COGH FORWARDED & TAXED... 1902 (May 27) Plain envelope to London & forwarded to Hotel Liverpool, Paris bearing COGH 1d tied Swellendam cds with triangular Passed /Press /Censor /Swellendam in violet, London W.C. Square circle (14 Jul) date stamp alongside six sided T/15 hand stamp & French 15c Postage Due tied mute trianglar hand stamp & on back London W.C. (14 Jul) transit cds
US$200
[17739]  BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA...1900 TASMANIAN CONTINGENT under RHODESIAN F.F......  1900 (Sep 3)
[17739]  BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA...1900 TASMANIAN CONTINGENT under RHODESIAN F.F......  1900 (Sep 3)
[17739] BOER WAR - AUSTRALIA...1900 TASMANIAN CONTINGENT under RHODESIAN F.F...... 1900 (Sep 3) Plain envelope to Bellerive endorsed from 152 trooper W. K. McIntyre R.F.F. Zeerust & countersigned by Capt. Commanding 1st Reg. Brigade bearing Transvaal 2 x 1d overprinted V.R.I. with Makeking /C.G.H. Squared circle alongside with on back Hobart /Tasmania (5 Oct) transit + bellerive/Tasmania (6 Oct) arrival cds ..................The 2nd Tasmanian Bushmen comprising 49 men plus 3 Officers sailed 5 Mar 1900 on the Artillian arriving Beira 31 March & served initially under General Carrington;s Rhodesian Field Force before returning to Australia 19 May 1901....Despite trim of approx. 15mm to left side of cover & odd fox spots mail from this unit during this early period is exceptionally rare
US$1400
[15634]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR COGH COMBINATION USE…  1901 (Feb 4)
[15634]  SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR COGH COMBINATION USE…  1901 (Feb 4)
[15634] SOUTH AFRICA - USA...BOER WAR COGH COMBINATION USE… 1901 (Feb 4) Plain longer envelope to New York endorsed in manuscript "SA Agents" in red crayon bearing combination of COGH 3 x 2˝d & GB Jubilee 3 x 2˝d (3) & 2 x 1d Lilac making an unusual 1/5 rate] all tied by London rubber cds & with on reverse P.O.N.Y./Paid All([14 Feb) arrival cds ...................Remarkable & unusual use
US$300
[16974]  AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM]  1902(Jun 14)
[16974]  AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM]  1902(Jun 14)
[16974] AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA-GB [TASMANIA to STANDARD BANK WELL TRAVELLED ITEM] 1902(Jun 14)Plain envelope (Worn & with 50mm vertical tear, not affecting stamp) to Capt. H Scott Harden, c/o Standard Bank of South Africa, Cape Town forwarded to Colesberg COGH back to Cape Town & then to London bearing Tasman's Arch 2˝d tied Hobart/Tasmania thimble d/s & with Cape Town [13 & 14 Aug] + 2 x Colesberg/C.G.H.[19 Aug] square circle + Cape Town [21 & 23 Aug] transit d/s & London [13 Sep] arrival d/s to face on reverse showing travels.....................Despite faults an interesting item
US$200
[18982]  SOUTH AFRICA….BOER WAR CENSORED O.R.C….  1902 (Mar 1)
[18982]  SOUTH AFRICA….BOER WAR CENSORED O.R.C….  1902 (Mar 1)
[18982] SOUTH AFRICA….BOER WAR CENSORED O.R.C…. 1902 (Mar 1) Plain envelope with vertical crease to Rosemead, Cape Colony bearing Orange Free State 1d overprinted V.R.I. /1d tied Zastron /O.R.C. cds & with black on white Opened Under Martial Law label tied violet triangular Passed /Press /Censor hand stamp & on reverse Rosemead (6 Mar) arrival cds
US$70
[18885]  SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL…  1916 (Feb 9)
[18885]  SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL…  1916 (Feb 9)
[18885] SOUTH AFRICA... WW1 C.O.G.H. to NATAL POW MAIL… 1916 (Feb 9) South Africa GV ˝d Wrapper to G. Lutleg, Saltpan, Bloemfontein & forwarded in manuscript to Maritzburg POW, Natal cancelled Adelaide/South Africa cds & with violet unframed Passed By Censor + Not Camp 4. + black Not Camp II hand stamps ……………Attractive item
US$280
[19400]  SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…WW1 DETAINED BY CENSOR..  1918 (Feb 13)
[19400]  SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…WW1 DETAINED BY CENSOR..  1918 (Feb 13)
[19400] SOUTH AFRICA - FRANCE…WW1 DETAINED BY CENSOR.. 1918 (Feb 13) Postcard entitled "Mail Boat leaving Durban" to Petit-Quevilly bearing on picture side South Africa ˝d tied Verulam/Natal (15 Feb) cds & on message side violet unframed Detained plus circular Passed Censor /16/99 hand stamp black boxed To Pay deleted in blue crayon & Petit-Quevilly (23 Jan 1919) arrival cds.......... Interesting item detained by the Cape Town censors & released almost one year later
US$170
[5971] SOUTH AFRICA-USA [BOER WAR-COGH-TAXED] 1902(May)
[5971] SOUTH AFRICA-USA [BOER WAR-COGH-TAXED] 1902(May)
[5971] SOUTH AFRICA-USA [BOER WAR-COGH-TAXED] 1902(May) L.A. Levyno & Son/Direct Importers, Somerset East printed advert env (Back flap gone) to The Mead Cycle Coy, Chicago bearing COGH 1d tied Somerset East squared circle d/s & w/triangular Passed Press Censor/Somerset h/s in violet. Item underpaid w/framed T/15 h/s in black alongside binocular Chicago/Due Cents [14 Jun] d/s w/manu 6 inserted & above USA 1c & 5c Postage Dues added & tied partial oval dateless Chicago/ILL h/s in black
US$170
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