Lot 259: Commemorative cover with a cachet depicting the coat of arms of South Africa, signed in black felt tip by Nelson Mandela and F. W. de Klerk. This special cover bears a cancellation from the president's office at Cape Town on de Klerk's last day of office, May 9, 1994, and a second cancellation on May 10, Mandela's first day in office, after being flown on the presidential plane to Pretoria. In fine condition. A superlative piece representing the historic transition from apartheid to democracy.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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