Cape triangle

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Cape triangle stamp


From its shape and origin.


Cape triangle (plural Cape triangles)

  1. (informal) One of several denominations of triangular postage stamps issued by the Cape of Good Hope during the period 1853-1864.
    • 2003, Cape of Good Hope Wine Co.:
      Some of the Cape Triangles are very rare and expensive, depending on grade and condition.


  • Douglas and Mary Patrick, The Musson Stamp Dictionary, Toronto, Musson Book Company, 1972.