This South African theologian and Anglican clergyman was the first black African name Bishop of Johannesburg (1985-86) and same for Archbishop of Cape Town (1986-96); his anti-apartheid activism gained him worldwide influence and earned him the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize. Item #48138
Signed FDC, heavy stock 8½" X 5", cancelled in Sunderland, County Durham, U.K., on 28 November 1973 and with "First Day of Issue" so noted. Near fine. Six (each different) 3-pence British "Good King Wenceslas" postage stamps affixed; typed recipient's name/address at lower right. Near bottom center, Tutu signs boldly in blue fineline, adding "God bless you" above and dating it 18 May 1998 below. Inside the envelope is a printed heavy stock informational sheet. Quite colorful and appealing.