Collect Southern Africa

1910 2½d Union Commemorative

4 NOV 1910 - First Day Covers
1910 2½d Index

 

1910 2½d Union Commemorative
First Day Covers used in
Cape Province
CAPE TOWN
An OHMS envelope with a Machine Cancellation
The Union 2½d applied over the above cancel & received a regular datestamp on the First day of Issue
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Cape Town Registered First Day Cover

Envelope with Union 2½d x 2 - 4d Registraion plus 1d Postage with
REGISTERED
11.00AM
4 NO 10
CAPE TOWN

Backstamped
OBSERVATORY ROAD
on the same day
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Worcester First Day Cover

Posted locally at
7.10AM
NO 4 10


Lester Collection

 

Port Elizabeth First Day Cover

An Advertising envelope from a local Men's wear firm
Posted
8AM - NO 4 10

Lester Collection


Uitenhage First Day Postal stationery card

First Day Cover - Used in Natal

UITENHAGE 3.30PM - 4 NO 10 A C.O.G.H. KEVII Half-Penny Postal Stationery card to Bulawayo with a Union 2½d on the reverse 11 NOV 10 arrival
Lester Collection

MALONGENI - Near Dundee in Natal - A very rare cancel on a Union 2½d
First Day Office open 1908 - 1912 Name changed to Malonjeni at a later date
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First Day Cover - Used in Orange Free State


POST OFFICE-EDENBURG 4 NOV 10 O.F.C.
The Town is South of Bloemfontein - Posted locally along with an
Orange River Colony KEVII 1d definitive -
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BLOEMFONTEIN Appears to be a mourning cover the enclosed card suggests it is merely a First day of issue from the Postmaster E.R. Johnson
Berwick-on-Tweed NO 27 10 Arrival backstamp Lester Collection

Winburg First Day Cover
Note he changed
O.R.C. to O.F.S.
Union of South Africa
WINBURG
4 NOV 10

The Town is North of Bloemfontein


Another local cover
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Bloemfontein First Day Postcard

BLOEMFONTEIN
4 NOV F 10
2


Postcard representing the
Four Provinces

with the slogan

Unity is Strength
Eenheid maak Sterk

Addressed to Dewetsdorp
with 5 NOV arrival cancel

First Day on a
Postcard is scarce


Palmer Collection

 

First Day Cover - Used in Transvaal
SCHWEITZER RENECKE
4 NOV C 10 - TRANSVAAL
- Palmer Collection

Benoni Registered First Day Cover

BENONI 4 NOV 10

Envelope with a Union 2½d x 2
Posted locally

Lester Collection

 

Johannesburg Registered
First Day Cover


REGISTERED
4 NOV 10 5.30PM
JOHANNESBURG


A Privately produced
Registration envelope
with a
Union 2½d pair

Backstamped

Cape Town

7
NO 10
Arrival

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Johannesburg First Day Postcard

JOHANNESBURG 4 NOV 10 1-PM 12 Postcard depicting a
Chinese Compound on the Rand - Addressed to Peter Falk a well known
Nurseryman in Rhodesia - GWELO arrival cancel
First Day on a Postcard is scarce
- Lester Collection

JOHANNESBURG 4 NOV 10 5.45PM 14
Postcard Depicting African Children around a cooking pot
Card to Luderitzbucht - In G.S.W.A. - Lester Collection

 

Piet Retief First Day Postcard

PIET RETIEF
a Town near the
Border of Swaziland
4 NOV c 10

Sent under separate cover after cancellation as there is no address

Card depicts prancing
Springbok


Quite an appropriate scene
for a S.A.C.S.
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