1900 (24 May).
Cover from Hampstead, London, bearing GB 1d Lilac, addressed to "Corporal Murray, B.S.A. Police, S. Africa". 'MAFEKING JY 10 00 C.G.H.' squared-circle (old type) c.d.s., 'MAFEKING JU 16 1900' (arrival backstamp) and 'MAFEKING JY 31 1900' c.d.s.. Manuscript 'Not Cape Police', 'Not Sergt. Major' and 'Opened by mistake by Sam Murray', all on the front.
A Fasinating Cover, Full Of Character.