Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
The Early Datestamps of the Post Towns
Type P2 with Jamaica at Foot
1840 (Jan.) and 1842 (Mar.) entire letters from Port Antonio, the first headed "Stoney Hill", to London, rated "Paid 7½" (deleted) and re-rated UK from a single "1/-" to a double rate Packet letter being charged 2/- with the 1/- cancelled by Inspectors Crown and showing fair despatch datestamp at foot, the second to a Lieut. in the 3rd. West Indian Regiment at Port Royal, marked "Paid 6d" and with a good strike in blue (one of only two examples recorded) and Jamaica Paid PD5 datestamp in red. An attractive pair
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