lot # 4702 - brit. colonies Brit. Somaliland
First Issue, Overprinted at top 1903 (June 1): 4 a. slate-green, a single example used on 1904 registered cover to Peterborough tied by "Berbera / Somaliland" cds (May 10) in black. Reverse with London (May 21) transit cds. Carried at the civilian rate even though the sender, Sergeant W. Eade, was serving with the 1st. Batallion of the Hampshire regiment during the 4th Somaliland Expedition (July 1903-June 1904). Scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Inglefield-Watson, Spink, London, 3 Oct 2007, lot 1459.