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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British Offices

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1484, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain and British OfficesLondon "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's, London "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780'sLondon "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's. "Penny Post Paid/W/MO" (Westminster depot, Monday) government-type triangular handstamp and small circular "1/O'Clock T" datestamp on back of folded cover to Chamery Lane, mostly clear strikes, Very Fine, this version of the famous "Dockwra" handstamp was used from 1752 to 1794, the original "Dockwra" is one of the first handstamps in the world to denote prepayment of postage at a uniform fee

E. 300-400
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