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Auction: 21041 - The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II
Lot: 286

Great Britain Stamps Used in Jamaica
Imperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the Obliterators
Overseas Destinations

1859 (11 July) entire letter from Kingston "via Ostende" to Bremen, bearing 1d. rose-red (4), 4d. rose-carmine and 6d. lilac (2) all neatly cancelled "A01" with "kingston-jamaica" K9b datestamp alongside and tying one of the 6d. values, showing manuscript "6" postage to UK, London Paid datestamp (5.8) and oval-framed "p.", all on face, Bremen arrival datestamp (7.8) on reverse; vertical crease crosses one of the 1d. and 6d. values, nevertheless a very rare and spectacular franking, and one of only two recorded to Germany. Photo

Dale Lichtenstein, September 1990

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