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General Philatelic/Identify This? : Transvaal question

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Tobbe656
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05 Jan 2019
02:56:40am
Hi everyone!
I have this stamp from Transvaal in my collection and I wonder about the "1 in triangle". Any ideas..?
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smauggie
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05 Jan 2019
07:50:25am
re: Transvaal question

Hi Tobbe,

Triangular postmarks were used throughout the British empire to cancel mailed printed matter such as newsletters, catalogs, newspapers, pamphlets or religious tracts. Printed matter usually was sent at a cheaper rate than regular mail.

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Tobbe656
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05 Jan 2019
03:53:35pm
re: Transvaal question

OK, I haven´t seen this before but now i know! But it fits perfectly with the ½d stamp,

Thanks Smauggie

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cdj1122
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06 Jan 2019
02:48:52am
re: Transvaal question

We had a discussion with examples
about "Triangle Postmarks" a year
or two ago:

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