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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 255

Great Britain Used in Jamaica
Imperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the Obliterators
Mile Gully, "A55"
1859 (3 May) entire to Kingston Post Office, marked "Money Letter", bearing 6d. lilac cancelled with superb "A55" to pay a ½oz. letter, the Money Letter fee of 6d. not paid and with manuscript "6 postage/4 fine/10" applied alongside the 6d., despatch and arrival (4.5) datestamps on reverse. A very rare and unusual cover with the Money Letter portion not paid and a 4d. fine applied as mandated by the British Treasury from 1 February 1859. Incomplete listing of this cover in the BWISC Encyclopaedia. R.P.S. Certificate (2001). Photo

D.N. Seaton

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