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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 260

Great Britain Used in Jamaica
Imperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the Obliterators
Old Harbour, "A61"
1859 (6 June) entire "Stamped" to Halse Hall, Four Paths Post Office, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four (one creased and a few trimmed perfs.) each clearly cancelled "A61" and showing, on reverse, despatch and Clarendon (7.6) P8 datestamps. A fine and well cancelled franking. Foster did not record any such frankings from Old Harbour, and there were no Old Harbour covers in the Swarbrick, Bollen or Hemmings collections. 1d. red strips of four are rare even from the largest post offices on the island. Photo

J. Grant Glassco, November 1969
Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014

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