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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 129

The Early Datestamps of the Post Towns
Type P2 with Jamaica at Foot
1841 (Aug.) entire letter to London and 1842 (Feb.) entire letter to Paris, variously rated with the first headed "Eltham" with watery Ocho Rios on reverse and Kingston Paid and arrival datestamps on face, the second with light Port Maria on face over-cancelled by London datestamp and Jamaica Paid datestamp over-cancelled by oval-framed "p-f" and with French entry datestamp at foot, both noted as the earliest recorded dates of use; both a little soiled though an unusual pair, being the earliest recorded dates of use

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