Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
The Jamaica Bishop March Handstamp
1778 (25 May) entire letter from Halifax, Nova Scotia to John Grant at Spanish Town and showing, on reverse, a very fine strike of the Jamaica Bishop mark for "
The proving cover with the earliest known example of a Jamaica Bishop mark, some twenty years earlier than the other few examples which are recorded, and believed to be the sole example with a matching "
Considered one of the most important Jamaica pre-stamp covers recorded and an outstanding exhibition item. Photo
Bob Swarbrick, September 1995
Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014
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