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
1851 (13 Oct.) entire letter from the Colonial Bank at Kingston to Salt Gut Post Office by the Northside Road to Green Island and redirected to Pear Tree Grove Post Office on the same road back towards Kingston, rated "10d" comprising 6d. for a single letter carried between 60 and 100 miles plus 4d. for the extra 28 miles from Salt Gut to Pear Tree Grove and showing, on reverse, a fair strike of the Salt Gut datestamp (4.10) alongside Kingston (K7c) despatch datestamp; filing crease between the two datestamps. The sole recorded example of the Salt Gut datestamp. Photo
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