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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 35

The Post Town Straight Line Handstamps
Type T1 in Two or Three Lines
1793 (19 Feb.) entire letter from "Runaway Bay" to Trelawny, rated "7½" for single letter under 100 miles alongside superb "dry/harbour" PS2 with a further strike on reverse. An outstanding cover bearing the sole recorded inked example of this two-line handstamp, one other example being known struck nearly albino. Photo

This cover is illustrated on page 166 of the Foster handbook

Robert Topaz
Sissons, December 1982

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