Cape triangle

EnglishEdit

Cape triangle stamp

EtymologyEdit

From its shape.

NounEdit

Cape triangle ‎(plural Cape triangles)

  1. Nickname for 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.

ReferencesEdit

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