Wilde Cup Winner

1991 - R. J. Newton

13 September 1896 Transvall 1d postal stationery postcard from Johannesburg to Kowloon Customs, backstamp Hong Kong arrival cds of 7 November 1896, ppc front struck with a previously unrecorded 34mm circular marking "RECEIVED / IN / FORWARD / BAG" in four straight lines of 4mm letters. (A similar type of 32mm with identical wordings was also known in 1904 on a Malta 1/2d stationery wrapper uprated 1/2d to China Station but with the word "RECEIVED" around the top rim instead of straight line, see below)