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Sale 885 — The Dr. Robert LeBow Collection, Part 1: Foreign Countries

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 November, 2004

Category — Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by Country

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2068
c
Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2068, Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by Countryca. 1780's, London "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's, London "Dockwra" Handstampca. 1780's, London "Dockwra" Handstamp. "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
425
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