The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II

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The "Dubois" Collection of Jamaica Postal History and Stamps - Part II

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1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs1d. in blue on glazed card with 4mm. margins; fine and very rare in any colour other than black. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs2d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before hardening" and dated "Aug. 29-60". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs3d. in green, stamp-size on glazed card; very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs4d. in black in the eighth and final issued state, on glazed card (92x60mm.) dated "Sept. 3-60"; trivial edge soiling. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs6d. with partly uncleared surround to head and frame, stamp-size in black on glazed card. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleDie Proofs1/- with uncleared surrounds, corners and duty oval, guide lines at each side and the outside frame lines drawn in, stamp-size in black on glazed card. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleImprimaturs1d. blue, 2d. pale rose, 4d. orange-brown, 6d. lilac (faint tone at top), 1/- yellow-brown and 1/- dull brown; all with good to large margins and part original gum. A fine and rare group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsManuscript, Samuel DMS1d. blue, 3d. green and 1/- purple-brown, that on the 1/- written inverted, 3d. without gum, the 1d. (light vertical crease) and 1/- with part original gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsManuscript, Samuel DMS1d. blue, 3d. green (a few slightly trimmed perfs. at right) and 1/- purple-brown, 3d. without gum, the 1d. and 1/- with part original gum. A rare trio. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsManuscript, Samuel DMS1d. pale blue block of nine with "amaica postage" marginal inscription, large part original gum; some creasing, otherwise a fine and very rare multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsLarge Local Type, Samuel J11d. blue strip of three with a complete strike of the handstamp applied centrally at foot, nearly full original gum and very fine. A rare and impressive multiple more usually found in pairs. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsLarge Local Type, Samuel J13d. green horizontal pair with a complete strike applied at upper left, large part original gum, fine. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsLarge Local Type, Samuel J16d. lilac horizontal pair with a complete strike applied centrally, large part original gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsLarge Local Type, Samuel J11/- purple-brown pair with a complete strike applied towards top, large part original gum; fresh and very fine. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsSmall Seriffed Type, Samuel J33d. green horizontal pair, fresh with large part original gum, and a single with part original gum. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsLarge Sans-Serif Type, Samuel D21d. blue, 2d. rose, 4d. orange, 6d. lilac, all imperforate and perforated 1/- purple-brown (perfs. away at left), all affixed to two pieces ex the De La Rue day book. A unique group ex the first reference to postage stamps of the colony from their day book of 17 October 1860. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleSpecimen StampsSmall Sans-Serif Type, Samuel D51d. blue, 3d. green, 6d. lilac and 1/- purple-brown, each handstamped diagonally, unused without gum; 6d. and 1/- with a thin at top, otherwise sound. A rare quartet. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps1d. pale greenish blue wing-margin block of ten (5x2), part to large part original gum; a fine and impressive block of this scarce shade. S.G. 1a. Photoprovenance:Alfred H. Caspary , May 1957 Charlton Henry, Apri/December 1961Byron Cameron, November 1974Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps1d. blue upper right corner block of nine with plate number "1" and small part marginal inscription, all the stamps remaining unmounted mint; lower row with creases at foot and a diagonal crease on the right-hand column, all barely affecting fine appearance. A scarce and attractive positional multiple. S.G. 1b. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps2d. deep rose upper left corner block of sixteen (4x4) with current number "169" and part marginal imprint, fresh with large part original gum with most stamps remaining unmounted; one horizontal and one vertical row creased though remaining of generally fine appearance. A rare and highly attractive showpiece multiple. S.G. 2a. Photoprovenance:T. Charlton Henry, April/December 1961Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps4d. red-orange block of four, fresh with large part original gum. A rare multiple. S.G. 4a. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps6d. dull-lilac block of twenty-four (6x4), being the lower four rows of the upper right pane with value inscription at foot and part marginal inscription at right, unmounted mint. An exceptionally fine, rare and impressive showpiece multiple, possibly the largest block recorded. S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps6d. dull lilac lower right corner block of fifteen (3x5) with current number "174" at foot and part inscription at right, a pale shade with large part original gum, nearly all the stamps remaining unmounted; traces of creasing in the left-hand column though a rare positional multiple. S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps6d. dull lilac strip of six from the foot of the upper left pane with price value indicator imprint, fresh mint with the stamps lightly mounted. Fine and scarce. S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps6d. grey-purple block of four, fresh with large part original gum; vertical crease at extreme left which barely affects the fine appearance of this scarce multiple. S.G. 5a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps4d. brown-orange horizontal pair in a rich shade and sharing Savannah La Mar 16 September 1861 P11 datestamp during the period when the "A75" obliterator was lost or damaged and their datestamp was occasionally used; one pulled perf. at left though a rare multiple used during this provisional period. S.G. 4. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleIssued Stamps6d. dull lilac block of six (3x2) each cancelled "A31" at Brown's Town; blunt corner at upper right, otherwise a fine and rare multiple. S.G. 5. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineapplePrinters Remainders3d. green upper left corner block of four with current number "11", cancelled with parallel diagonal pen stroke lines, fresh mint with the stamps remaining unmounted. A very fine and scarce multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineapplePrinters Remainders6d. lilac marginal strip of four from the foot of an upper pane, cancelled with parallel diagonal pen stroke lines, large part original gum with one remaining unmounted; right-hand stamp with defective corner and some faults in margins though a scarce multiple. Photoprovenance:Gilbert Collett, March 1965Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineapplePrinters Remainders1/- yellow-brown upper left corner block of four with current number "173", Row 2/2 with variety "$" for "s" in "shilling", cancelled with parallel diagonal pen stroke lines, lightly mounted mint; the upper pair with a couple of tiny surface marks, the lower pair including the "$" variety very fine. An almost certainly unique multiple with the "$" variety. Photoprovenance:Gilbert Collett, March 1965Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1861 (25 Nov.) envelope from Flint River to Spanish Town, bearing 2d. rose l-shaped wing-margin block of four cancelled with three fine "A40" in brownish ink and with indistinct despatch datestamp in the same ink (day in manuscript) and Spanish Town (27.11) datestamps alongside. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1864 (14 June) part Parochial register (front and large back flap, 200x81mm.) for the Parish of Hanover, from Ramble to Lucea, bearing 1d. pale blue bisected diagonally neatly cancelled "A69" and with despatch P10 datestamp at left. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1864 (19 Dec.) entire, headed "Bamboo", from Flint River to Montego Bay, bearing 1d. pale blue bisected diagonally" and neatly cancelled "A41", light despatch datestamp at top centre, faint arrival datestamp on reverse. B.P.A. Certificate (1987). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1866 (16 Apr.) small entire from Spanish Town to Montego Bay, bearing 3d. green (a few short perfs. at foot) cancelled "A76" and with despatch datestamp at left, arrival datestamp (17.4) on reverse, and 1868 (4 May) envelope (flap faults) from Savannah La Mar to Kingston bearing 1d. pale blue strip of three thrice neatly cancelled "A75" and with despatch datestamps on face. An attractive pair of uniform 3d. rate covers carried as from 1 January 1865 irrespective of distanceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1866 (6 July) envelope from Plantain Garden River to Kingston, bearing 3d. green neatly cancelled "A62" and with fine "plantain-garden-river" F5 datestamp at left alongside light arrival datestamp. An attractive local 3d. rate cover. Photoprovenance:Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1868 (25 Jan.) "O.H.M.S." wrapper (filing creases) from Manchioneal to W.A. Fuertado, Chief Clerk in the Provost Marshall General's Office at Spanish Town (1865-68), bearing 1d. blue bisected diagonally cancelled "A52" and additionally tied by arrival datestamp (25.1). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1868 (26 Feb.) small "O H M S" wrapper from Mandeville to W.A. Fuertado, Chief Clerk in the Provost Marshall General's Office in Spanish Town, bearing 2d. rose quadrisected, cancelled "A53" and with large part arrival datestamp (26.2) at right, small part despatch datestamp on reverse. An exceptionally rare unofficial bisect franking. PhotoNote: Feurtado received returns and letters from the Deputy Marshalls all over the island. Only bisected 1d. adhesives were authorised for the Book Post ½ oz. rate, other denominations however bisected should have bee...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1868 (31 July) illustrated printed front page of "Polytechnic Descriptive Catalogue" for Saddlery Harness's, etc., from Kingston to Savannah La Mar, bearing 1d. pale blue bisected diagonally and cancelled "A01" with arrival datestamp (31.7) at left; a few faults in places, otherwise a fine and most unusual item of circular post. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversInternal1870 (7 Jan.) envelope from Kingston to Port Royal bearing 1d. blue pair (perf. faults at right) lightly cancelled "A01" and with despatch datestamp alongside and arrival datestamp (8.1) on reverse, and 1873 (28 May) envelope from Falmouth to Browns Town bearing 2d. rose wing-margin pair (two small sellotape marks in margin) twice cancelled "A38", very faint Dry Harbour (28.5 with "3" for year date, only used for three months) and Browns Town (29.5) datestamps at left, despatch datestamp (28.5) on reverse, the latest recorded example of the "A38" oblitera...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Afghanistan1867 (24 July) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence from Gordon Town to Peshawar, Cabul, bearing 2d. rose, 3d. green and 6d. lilac pair (corner fault) all cancelled "A42", rated "1/4" in magenta ink and showing "1d" accountancy handstamp alongside London Paid (16.8) and Peshawar (1.10) datestamps, all in red, Gordon Town, Kingston (24.7), Bombay (24.9) and Lahore (30.9) datestamps on reverse; fine and attractive. Holcombe Certificate (1989). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Afghanistan1867 (26 Dec.) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence from Gordon Town to Peshawar, "I

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Afghanistan1868 (24 Oct.) envelope ex the Lieut. Col. Kent correspondence from Gordon Town to Cabul, bearing 4d. red-orange strip of three and a pair (imperforate at left) each clearly cancelled "A42", two indistinct manuscript rate marks deleted and showing London Paid datestamp (13.11), all on face, Gordon Town, Sea Post Office (22.11) and Nowshera (14.12) datestamps on reverse; some perforation faults though an unusual single value franking, normally formed with a variety of values. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vie...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Belgium1867 (3 July) entire from Montego Bay to Brussels, bearing 3d. green and 1/- purple-brown, both with wing-margins and cancelled by horizontal barred oval "A56", showing "1/2" accountancy mark in magenta ink (deleted), London Paid datestamp and circular-framed "pd", both in red, the reverse with Montego Bay, Kingston (24.1), "angleterre/amb. quest 2" (18.2) and Brussels (18.2) datestamps. A rare and unusual destination with the horizontal barred oval "A56" previously only recorded the once on 26 December 1863. An attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo France1865 (19 Dec.) entire letter from Montego Bay to Paris, bearing 2d. rose wing-margin pair and 1/- purple-brown each cancelled "A56" and with London Paid (15.1) and Calais entry (unclear) datestamps below, manuscript "1/2" accountancy mark in red crayon at centre, the reverse (a couple of tears) with despatch (22.12) and Kingston (23.12) datestamps; filing crease crosses one the 2d. values though an attractive franking of the 1/4d. ¼oz. rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Germany1865 (23 Feb.) envelope from May Hill to Saxony, bearing 1d. pale blue and 2d. rose (8 with an L-shaped wing-margin block of six) all cancelled "A53", showing "(aus england per aachen) franco" datestamp in blue, London Paid (16.3) datestamp and oval-framed "pd", all additionally tying the adhesives, and with manuscript "1/4" in red crayon at lower left corner, May Hill and Kingston (24.2) datestamps on reverse; adhesives with a few imperfections, otherwise a most attractive franking with few covers recorded to Germany at this time. PhotoSubject to 20%...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Germany1869 (22 Mar.) envelope from Newmarket to Schlesien, bearing 1d. deep blue pair, 3d. green and 1/- deep brown all cancelled "E06" and with despatch P11 datestamp at left, "(aus england per aachen) franco" datestamp in blue, London Paid (13.4) and circular-framed "pd" handstamp in red, Black River (23.3), Kingston (24.3) and arrival (15.4) datestamps on reverse. A very rare, colourful and most attractive franking. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo India1865 (24 Feb.) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence from Gordon Town to Bareilly, bearing 1d. pale blue (3 with a pair), 2d. rose and 6d. lilac pair all lightly cancelled "A42" paying the 1/5d. rate and with London Paid datestamp (16.3) at lower left, upon arrival redirected to Nynee Tal, despatch, Kingston (24.2), Bareilly (8.5) and three other Indian datestamps on reverse; flap missing and rebacked behind four of the six adhesives though an attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and C...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo India1865 (24 July) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence from Kingston to Bareilly, Bengal, bearing 4d. orange-brown strip of three cancelled by three "A01" duplex and by London Paid transit datestamp (14.8), large manuscript. "1" and "11" accountancy marks in red crayon alongside, the reverse with Bombay (27.9), Agra (1.10) and arrival (9.10) datestamps. An unusual cover with an inscription under the flap reading "Will you tell me the exact Postage from here to India. I am sure it is more than 1 Shilling". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo India1865 (24 Nov.) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence from Gordon Town to Bareilly, bearing 2d. rose, 3d. green and 6d. lilac pair (minor foxing at right) all neatly cancelled "A42", showing "1" in red crayon and London Paid datestamp (14.12) datestamp, all on face, the reverse with Gordon Town, Kingston (24.11), Bombay, Agra (31.1) and Bareilly (3.2) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo India1869 (24 May) envelope from Kingston to Mrs. Henry Kent, c/o of her husband Col. Kent in Agra, bearing 2d. rose, 3d. green and 6d. lilac pair all cancelled "A01" and with Kingston datestamp alongside, showing deleted rate mark in magenta ink, London Paid (14.6) and large "1" accountancy mark in red crayon; on arrival in France the cover was sent by train to Marseilles, by P&O ship Pera to Alexandria and by rail to Suez, from Suez by P&O Nubia to Aden, (backstamped with 2 July Sea Post Office datestamp), then to Bombay (8.7) and by rail to Agra (19.7); ad...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Nova Scotia1861 (11 Mar.) "Printed Prices Current" from Kingston to Halifax, bearing 1d. pale blue cancelled "A01" and with despatch datestamp at upper left, St. Thomas (16.3) and Halifax (30.3) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo Switzerland1863 (23 May) envelope from Kingston to Le Pont, bearing 4d. orange-brown strip of three placed vertically at right and each cancelled "A01", showing despatch, London Paid (12.7) and Calais (13.7) datestamps, circular-framed "pd" and manuscript "1/2", the apparent British claim, all on face, Neuchatel (1.6) and Le Pont (month written in manuscript) datestamps on reverse. A rare underpayment of 1/- against the correct rate of 1/4d. with no evidence of postage due claimed by Switzerland though the letter took over one month from Neuchatel to Le Pont,...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1861 (10 Mar.) entire from Kingston to Edinburgh, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled with double "A01" obliterator (Foster O3) and with despatch and London Paid (20.3), very light datestamps at centre, arrival datestamp (21.3) on reverse; filing creases crossing the right-hand "A01" and the despatch datestamp though a scarce cancellation which was seldom used as it necessitated the employment of a datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1861 (23 July) envelope "Per W.I. Mail" from St. Ann's Bay to London, bearing 2d. rose and 4d. brown-orange both neatly cancelled "A73" and with despatch and arrival (13.8) datestamps alongside, Kingston (24.7) datestamp on reverse; a most attractive 6d. rate franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1861 (24 Sept.) entire "per packet" from Morant Bay to Aberdeen, bearing 1d. pale blue (2, one defective) and 2d. rose pair all cancelled with superb "A59" and with London Paid datestamp (14.10) datestamp at centre, despatch P2a, Kingston (24.9) and arrival (15.10) datestamps on reverse; three filing creases, one of which crosses one 1d. though a most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1862 (23 Jan.) entire from Savannah La Mar to Liverpool, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled with a manuscript "X" and subsequently "A01" at Kingston due to the loss of the "A75" obliterator which was damaged or lost around June 1861, despatch ("23" in manuscript), Kingston (24.1) and arrival (14.2) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1862 (6 Mar.) envelope from Green Island "Per West India Mail Steamer Paid" to Liverpool, bearing 6d. pale lilac cancelled "A46" and with fine Kingston (8.3) and London Paid (31.3) datestamps alongside, Green Island (6.3 with "6" in manuscript) and Liverpool (31.3) datestamps on reverse. The latest recorded use of the "A46" obliterator. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1862 (23 May) envelope from Lilliput "per West India Mail" to Liverpool, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled "A49" with despatch datestamp at left, London Paid datestamp (12.6) alongside and Kingston datestamp at left, Liverpool datestamp (12.6) on reverse; the latest recorded date of use of the "A49" obliterator prepaying the single Packet rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1862 (24 Dec.) mourning envelope from Kingston to Waterford, bearing 1d. pale blue and 2d. rose pairs each cancelled "A01" and with despatch datestamp at left, London Paid datestamp tying one of the 2d. values, Waterford (5.1) datestamp on reverse; light crease at left and the pairs with some soiled perfs. though an attractive franking of the 6d. single rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1863 (24 July) front registered from Kingston to London, bearing 6d. dull lilac and a 6d. grey-purple pair all neatly cancelled "A01" and showing double oval-framed "jamaica/registered" handstamp (Proud R2) alongside despatch datestamp and with London Registered oval datestamp (14.8) at foot. Most attractive and according to Proud the earliest recorded example of this first Jamaica registered handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1863 (6 Nov.) entire letter from Annotto Bay to London, bearing wing-margin 1/- purple-brown rich shade cancelled "A28" and with London Paid datestamp (30.11) at top centre. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1864 (9 Dec.) entire from Spanish Town to Liverpool, bearing 1/- purple-brown with "$" variety and neatly cancelled "A76", despatch datestamp at lower left corner, adhesive with one blunt corner though surely one of the finest of this variety known on cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1865 (23 Apr.) entire from Green Island to Liverpool, bearing 1/- purple-brown neatly cancelled "A45" and with London Paid (14.5) datestamp at centre, despatch, Kingston (25.4) and arrival (15.5) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1866 (5 June) envelope "Per R.M.S." from Falmouth to London, bearing 2d. rose vertical pair and a strip of four each cancelled "A38", London Paid datestamp (27.6) at left, despatch, Kingston (9.6) and London (27.6) datestamps on reverse; some minor ageing on some perfs. though a most unusual franking of the 1/- Packet rate introduced on 1 April 1863. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1867 (6 Dec.) entire letter from Santiago, Chile to London, carried privately to Jamaica where placed into the post by forwarding agents Finke & Co. at Kingston and bearing 1/- dull brown cancelled "A01", showing agents handstamp at lower left corner and with London Paid datestamp (14.1) alongside the adhesive, Kingston datestamp (25.12) on reverse. An unusual forwarding agents cover paying the 1/- per ½oz. Packet rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1868 (June) sailor's envelope "From W. Lintott, Steward H.M.S. Phoebe Jamaica" to Brighton, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing 1d. rose-red cancelled "P" at the London G.P.O. Foreign Branch, arrival datestamp (15.6) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1870 (8 Apr.) envelope from Annotto Bay to London, bearing 6d. lilac vertical pair both lightly cancelled "A26" and with London Paid (27.4) datestamp at lower left corner, despatch and Kingston (8.4) datestamps on reverse; fresh and most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1870 (May) printed illustrated envelope from "James Gall, M.A., Special Correspondent of the Press in Kingston, Jamaica. Kindly Favoured by the Purser" to the Editor of "The Family Herald" in London, bearing 1d. pale blue cancelled "A01" and showing light strike of the Kingston framed "ship letter" SL10 handstamp, upon arrival in the U.K. showing "paid/liverpool/ship" tombstone datestamp for 6 June cancelled with "466" numeral obliterator and with a further strike of the Ship Letter datestamp for 7 June, and Paid London Ship Letter datestamp...

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United Kingdom1871 (19 Jan.) envelope ex the Bernardy correspondence from Montego Bay to London, bearing 1d. pale blue block of twelve (6x2, partially affixed on to reverse flap and one defective at foot) each cancelled "A56" and tied on face by despatch datestamp and light arrival datestamp. A remarkable franking of the 1/- rate from this famous correspondence. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United States of America1862 (6 Jan.) front and one flap and 1866 (7 July) envelope from Kingston, the first to Boston bearing 4d. red-orange cancelled "A01", the second to Gorham, N.Y. bearing wing-margin 4d. red-orange (perfs. trimmed at foot) cancelled with "A01" duplex, both showing circular-framed incoming charge "steamship/10" handstamp, the former with despatch datestamp on reverse. An attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United States of America1863 (2 Apr.) envelope from Kingston to Mecklenburg, Schuyler Co., N.Y., bearing 2d. rose pair cancelled "A01" with despatch datestamp at top and showing partially inked circular-framed "steamship/10" below, charged for an incoming steamship letter and with manuscript "Due 10" at lower left corner. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United States of America1865 (6 Jan.) envelope (a little truncated at left) from Kingston to Illinois, bearing 1d. pale blue and 3d. green both cancelled by "A01" or with duplex and additionally tied by circular-framed "steamship/10" charged for an incoming steamship letter. An unusual and neat little franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1860 Watermark PineappleCoversTo The United States of America1866 (7Aug.) envelope (opened-out), complete with letter, from Richmond to Ontario Co., N.Y., bearing 2d. rose (corner fault) and wing-margin 4d. orange-brown cancelled "A79" and with circular-framed "steamship/10" postage due datestamp (6.9) below for an incoming Steamship Letter, manuscript "4" at centre indicating credit to Jamaica, the reverse with despatch, Kingston (8.8 with "8" inverted) and St. Thomas (13.8) datestamps; minor soiling, otherwise sound. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vi...

1870 South Kensington Exhibition Proofs½d., 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d. and 1/- in upper right corner blocks of eight (4x2) on glazed paper in close to the issued colours, each overprinted "cancelled" (D7), the 6d. showing plate number "1". A fine and impressive set. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870 South Kensington Exhibition Proofs½d., 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d. and 1/- in blocks of four on glazed paper in close to the issued colours, each overprinted "cancelled" (D7) . A fine and attractive set. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870 South Kensington Exhibition Proofs2d. lower left corner block of six with part imprint and 6d. lower right corner block of four with current number "174", on glazed paper in close to the issued colours, each overprinted "cancelled" (D7), fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870 South Kensington Exhibition Proofs1/- brown upper left pane upper left corner block of six (3x2) with current number "173", on glazed paper in close to the issued colour, Row 2/2 with variety "$" for ""> in "shilling", each overprinted "cancelled" (D7), fine and a very rare positional multiple of this value showing the variety. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCEssays½d., the head printed in blue and the remainder handpainted in bright blue with value tablet highlighted in Chinese white, stamp-size on card. Exquisite. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCEssays2/-, the head printed and frame handpainted in lilac and Chinese white, on thick card (28x33mm.). Beautiful. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCEssays2/-, the head printed and frame handpainted in grey with the remainder of the design handpainted and with value in Chinese white, on thick card (30x33mm.). Beautiful. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCEssays5/- in large format with rectangular design frame, the head printed in pale lilac, the remainder handpainted in maroon with country name and value in Chinese white, on card (36x40mm.). OutstandingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCDie Proofs½d. in black on glazed card (60x92mm.), unmarked. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCDie Proofs½d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before hardening" and dated "July 30, 1872". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCDie Proofs1d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) dated "May 28 1877". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCDie Proofs5/- in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "June, 18, 1875". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCImprimaturs½d. claret, 1d. blue (small corner thin), 4d. brown-orange, 2/- Venetian red and 5/- lilac, all with good to large margins, part to large part original gum. A fresh, fine and attractive setSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCSpecimen Stamp1d. blue perforated "specimen" (22¾x3¾mm.) diagonally upwards by Waterlow & Sons, unused; one rounded corner. Believed by Samuel to be bogus and the sole example of this value known and with one similar ½d. value in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Sold on its meritsprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps½d. claret block of eighteen (6x3), fresh with nearly full original gum, tiny perf. reinforcement at centre foot; a fine and scarce multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps½d. deep claret block of thirty (6x5), fresh unused without gum; one with surface defect at right, otherwise fine and an attractive multipleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps2d. rose block of six (3x2), fresh with part original gum; small black adhesion on reverse of one just showing through to face. A scarce and most attractive multiple of this delicate shade. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps3d. green strip of six from the base of the pane with full sheet imprint and plate number "1", fresh colour and fine lightly mounted mint. A scarce and attractive multiple. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps1/- dull brown block of twelve (4x3) with large part original gum; one with a small thin and one with a faint fox mark, otherwise good to fine. S.G. 13, £300Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps1/- dull brown lower right corner block of fourteen (2x7) with marginal inscription at right, unmounted mint; three at foot with light fox marks, otherwise fine. An attractive positional multipleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps2/- Venetian red lower left corner block of thirty six with sheet number "1" and current number "2", fresh with large part original gum, many remaining unmounted; two with pinholes and a crease at lower left corner though a spectacular showpiece multiple. S.G. 25, £1,152+provenance:Bob Swarbrick, September 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued Stamps2/- Venetian red block of ten (2x6), fresh mint with the centre block of six remaining unmounted, and a block of four tied on piece by two small part Kingston Registered oval datestamps and a scarce multiple. S.G. 14, £610+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued StampsInverted Watermarks2d. and 5/- unused with part original gum, 1d., 2d., 4d. and 5/- used; generally good to fine. Cat. £735Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCIssued StampsInverted Watermarks2d. rose block of four, unused with part original gum, two very lightly mounted. A scarce multiple. S.G. 9w, £720+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversInternal1871 (3 Aug.) envelope from May Hill to Newmarket Post Office, bearing 3d. green neatly cancelled "A54", despatch and arrival (4.8) datestamps on reverse (flap torn); an unusual cover with the "A54" supposedly transferred to Mile Gulley from November 1871 though this obviously not the caseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversInternal1873 (Feb.) envelope from Clarks Town to Browns Town Post Office bearing 2d. rose (defective at foot) cancelled "F81" and the earliest recorded example, 1873 (May) envelope from Duncans to Browns Town bearing 2d. rose cancelled "A37" and the latest recorded example, 1882 (Mar.) envelope from Browns Town to Kingston bearing 2d. cancelled "A31" and the latest recorded exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversInternal1879 (Feb.) quadruple rate entire letter from Plantain Garden River "p post" to Kingston bearing 2d. wing-margin strip of four each cancelled "A62" and with abbreviated P11 datestamp alongside Kingston datestamp (18.2) on reverse, two filing creases, one through the right-hand value, and 1882 (July) mourning envelope from Buff Bay to Kingston bearing 2d. pair lightly cancelled "A32"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo Belgium1875 (24 May) envelope from Gordon Town to Mons, bearing 2d. rose and 1/- brown both cancelled by superb "A42" and showing equally fine despatch datestamp alongside (Proud D2 and the earliest date recorded), "1/1" accountancy mark in red crayon and London Paid datestamp (14.6), Kingston (4.5), "angleterre/ouest" (14.6) and Mons Station (14.6) datestamps on reverse; a most attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo Cuba1875 (26 Dec.) envelope from Kingston to Santiago de Cuba, bearing 4d. orange-brown cancelled "A01" and showing "kingston/paq.fr.d.no3" octagonal-framed datestamp applied on the ship Guadeloupe, and oval-framed "PD" in red; most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo France1872 (23 Feb.) mourning envelope from Ramble to Paris, bearing wing-margin 2d. rose and 1/- brown both cancelled "A69" and showing "1/1" accountancy mark in red crayon, London Paid datestamp (14.3), Calais (14.3) datestamp, circular-framed "pd", all on face and with Kingston and Neuilly (15.3) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo France1874 (24 Nov.) top half of a front page of "Gall's Packet News Letter." (197x124mm.) from Kingston to Lima, bearing 1d. blue pair (one defective at foot) cancelled "A01", French entry datestamp at centre and upon arrival redirected to Charenton-Le-Pont and with Paris and arrival datestamps for both at left (15.12). A scarce franking. Photoprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940Bob Swarbrick, September 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo Italy1873 (9 Mar.) entire from Kingston to Genoa, bearing 1d. blue, 4d. orange-brown (2), 6d. lilac and 1/- brown all cancelled "A01", showing "1/3" credit to the U.K., "20" local charge in red crayon and London Paid datestamp (31.3), all on face, Kingston (21.3) and Genoa (early April) datestamps on reverse; a fine, rare and most attractive franking of the 2/3d. ½oz. rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo South Africa1885 (24 Mar..) OHMS envelope (218x93mm., corner and flap fault) from the Colonial Secretary's Office at Kingston to his counterpart in Durban, bearing 4d. orange-brown, 6d. lilac (2) and CA 2d. grey all neatly cancelled by squared-circle datestamps, manuscript "1/4" at foot, London (11.4) and Durban (14.5) datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo Switzerland1874 (23 Feb.) printed entire letter from Shooters Hill "Via France" to Zurich, bearing wing-margin 2d. rose cancelled "F96" and with Calais datestamp (17.3) and oval-framed "pd", both in red, the reverse with despatch, Kingston (24.2) and two Swiss datestamps (18.3 and 19.3); the earliest recorded examples of both the obliterator and despatch datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1873 (9 Nov.) double rate large part mourning envelope (opened-out and half of reverse) from Milk River to Ashbourne, Derbyshire, bearing 6d. lilac (2) both cancelled "A" and showing, on reverse, despatch, Kingston and arrival (29.11) datestamps; the despatch datestamp very fine and the only recorded examples of the "A" obliterator and Milk River (Proud D1) datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1874 (2 Dec.) Jamaica Commercial Exchange wrapper (198x88mm.) from Kingston to London, bearing ½d. claret pair and wing-margin 2d. rose (defective) each cancelled "A01" and showing despatch datestamp, framed "jamaica/ship mail" SL9 datestamp (2.12, the latest date recorded), "1½" PD9 accountancy handstamp and "paid/liverpool/ship" tombstone datestamp (1.2). A scarce and most unusual franking of the 3d. ship letter rate with the SL9 and PD9 markings only being known struck together. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more inform...

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1877 (7 Sept.) envelope from Newport to London, bearing 3d. green pair cancelled "A59" and with Kingston datestamp (8.9) alongside, London datestamp (27.9) on reverse, and 1879 (9 Apr.) envelope from Alley to Ashbourne, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled "A78" with despatch datestamp (Proud D3, the earliest date recorded) at lower left corner, Kingston (9.4) and arrival (29.4) datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1878 (23 Dec.) envelope from Savannah La Mar to London, bearing 6d. lilac neatly cancelled by small "A75" (K2) and with London Paid datestamp (14.1.79) alongside, Kingston datestamp (24.12) on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1879 (10 Dec.) envelope (opened-out and two small stains) from Golden Spring to Blackheath, bearing 1d. blue and 3d. green both cancelled "A41" and showing despatch (Proud D3), Kingston and London (9.12) datestamps on reverse; the only recorded cover cancelled "A41" from Golden Spring which had previously been issued to Gayle. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1883 (7 and 23 Apr.) envelopes from Stewart Town, the first to Wiltshire bearing 4d. cancelled with superb "A77", the second to London bearing 2d. pair both cancelled by fine "A77", the latest recorded example of the obliterator, both with despatch datestamps alongside the frankings, transit datestamps on reverse. An attractive pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United Kingdom1884 (24 Feb.) envelope (opened-out) from Mount Charles to Tenbury, bearing 1d. blue strip of four cancelled "A80" and showing, on reverse, despatch, Kingston (24.2) and arrival (15.3) datestamps; the obliterators lightly struck but discernible and the only examples recorded at Mount Charles, this number being transferred to Hagley Gap in 1884. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United States of America1874 (15 July) envelope from Richmond to Plymouth, N.H., bearing 2d. rose strip of three (one with tear at top) twice cancelled A79" and with "new york.due 19.u.s.currency" datestamp (25.7) for an incoming Steamer Letter at foot, despatch and Kingston (16.7) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United States of America1875 (2 Mar.) envelope from Kingston to Maine, bearing 1d. blue and 4d. orange-brown both cancelled "A01" with despatch datestamp below and the 1d. value additionally tied by "new york/due/10/u.s. currency" datestamp for an incoming steamship letter. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United States of America1877 (13 Sept.) envelope from Kingston to New York, bearing 2d. rose strip of three each cancelled "A01" and with despatch datestamp alongside, upon arrival redirected back to Kingston with 1c. blue (corner defect) and 2c. orange (both imperforate on one side) cancelled with New York "25" duplex, New York Paid All duplex (29.9) on reverse. A rare and attractive redirected franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United States of America1878 (1 May) envelope from Richmond to Wisconsin, bearing 6d. lilac neatly cancelled "A79" and with despatch datestamp at left, Kingston (2.5) and New York Paid All (9.5) datestamps on reverse. Photo

1870-83 Watermark Crown CCCoversTo The United States of America1895 (18 Sept.) envelope (225x100mm.) from St. Ann's Bay to San Francisco, bearing 1/-, 2/-, 5/- and CA 3d. olive-green (2) and 6d. yellow (2) all neatly cancelled by double-ring datestamp (D5), Boston and arrival datestamps on reverse. A colourful franking and rare with both 2/- and 5/- values. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CAPerforated Proofs1883 (23 Aug.) Appendix sheet (325x222mm.) headed "Jamaica Postage StampsExisting and proposed Scheme of Colours", bearing a set of nine values from ½d. to 5/- bracketed as "Existing colours" and ½d. to 6d. in new colours represented by perf. 12 trials, the ½ d. and 1d. bracketed as "Proposed colours, being those established by the International Postal Convention for these two values", the 2d. to 6d. "Proposed colours" and the existing 1/- to 5/- trio bracketed as "These colours cannot be improved upon". A magnificent showpiece. PhotoNote: The Prop...

1883-97 Watermark Crown CASpecimen Stamps½d., green, 1d. rose, 2d. grey, 3d. sage-green, 4d. red-orange and 6d. deep yellow, each overprinted "specimen" (D12), part to large part original gum. A scarce set. Cat. £800Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CAIssued StampsA collection of mint multiples, comprising ½d., 1d., 2d., 3d. (two shades), 4d., 6d. (two shades), 1/- (two shades), 2/- and 5/- (corner with current number "3", couple of tiny thins), all in blocks of four, ½d. marginal block of thirty (6x5), 3d. marginal block of twelve (4x3), 4d. marginal block of six and an interpanneau block of eight, 6d. blocks of six (3x2) and eight (4x2), shades, the 3d. and 4d. values all marginal. A fine and most attractive group. Cat. £1,060+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Cond...

1883-97 Watermark Crown CAIssued Stamps1d. rose block of twelve (3x4), large part original gum with most remaining unmounted. A scarce and attractive multiple of this delicate shade. S.G. 18, £960+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CAIssued Stamps4d. red-orange block of four, fresh with large part original gum. A fine and attractive multiple of this rare shade. S.G. 22, £1,800+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversInternal1884-92 envelopes (4) to Kingston, comprising 1884 from Trinityville bearing 2d. rose cancelled "A83", 1886 OHMS from Hope Bay with 1d. rose pair cancelled "A47" (the latest recorded date of use from Hope Bay, this numeral having been previously allocated to Highgate), 1887 from Buff Bay bearing 2d. grey cancelled "A32" and 1892 from Plantain Garden River bearing ½d. green pair cancelled "A62", datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversInternal1887 (20 May) envelope registered from Cave Valley to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled with squared-circle datestamp and with oval-framed "jamaica/registered" datestamp and oval-framed "R"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversInternal1892 (5 April) envelope from Bull Bay to Kingston, bearing ½d. pair sharing "615" and with clear P11 datestamp on reverse; very rare, this being the earliest recorded example. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversInternal1892 (7 July) envelope registered from Rio Bueno to Kingston, bearing ½d. (10, three on reverse) cancelled with six fine "A70" and with oval-framed "jamaica/registered" datestamp, oval-framed "r" on reverse; one pair a little folded over on to reverse, nevertheless an attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo Canada1886 (12 May) envelope from Kingston to Toronto bearing 1d. carmine vertical pair and singles (2) twice cancelled with squared-circle datestamps, thimble arrival datestamp (21.5) at foot, New York (20.5) and Toronto (21.5) datestamps on reverse; small tear at foot though an attractive frankingSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1883 (9 Mar.) envelope "per R. M. Str." from Montego Bay to Cheshire, bearing 4d. red-orange (2) placed sideways and sharing superb "A56" on the first day of issue and with equally fine despatch datestamp below, Kingston (10,3) and arrival (23.3) datestamps on reverse; couple of edge imperfections, otherwise fine. A very rare accepted first day of issue usage. Holcombe Certificate (1983). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1886 envelope (complete with contents) from Savannah La Mar to Wales bearing 2d. grey pair cancelled by small type "A75", Proud K2 apparently some 21 years later than recorded, despatch, Kingston (13.10) and arrival (31.10) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1888 (1 Feb.) envelope "Per R.M. Steamer" registered from Ewarton to London bearing 2d. grey pairs (2) cancelled "196", showing oval-framed "jamaica/registered" datestamp, oval-framed "r" and two London Registered oval datestamps (20 and 21.2) tying one of the pairs, despatch datestamp on reverse. PhotoNote: In 1858 Ewarton was allocated "A38" though the Post Office was closed soon after. When the office was re-opened in 1873 it was given numeral "196" which had earlier been used at Chirk, DenbighshireSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1888 (9 Apr.) envelope, with contents, from Four Paths to London, bearing 1d. carmine strip of four each cancelled "A35", upon arrival redirected locally and with 1d. lilac cancelled by Charing Cross squared-circle datestamp (1.5) with a further strike below the strip, the reverse with J.A. Glasse senders cachet, despatch, Kingston (10.4) and London (30.4 and 1.5) datestamps. An attractive redirected franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1890 (25 Feb.) envelope registered from Port Royal to W. Dorning Beckton in Manchester, bearing 4d. orange-brown pair both clearly cancelled "A67" and with "jamaica/registered" oval datestamp and oval-framed "r" alongside, despatch and arrival (15.3) datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1883-97 Watermark Crown CACoversTo The United Kingdom1893 (8 Aug.) soldiers envelope "From 19331 Cpl. W.E. Upton R.E." at Port Royal to Hull, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing ½d. green pair sharing central datestamp and with Kingston (8.8) and arrival (24.8) datestamps on reverse; a fine and attractive concessionary rate franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1887 Essays2d. in purple and mauve with lettering and value highlighted in Chinese white, on card (30x33mm.). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1887 Essays2d. in purple and apple-green with lettering and scroll work highlighted in Chinese white, on card (30x33mm.) dated "8. nov. 87". Photoprovenance:Bob Swarbrick, September 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1887 Essays2d. in mauve and green with lettering and frame dots in Chinese white, on tracing paper (70x90mm.) dated "Nov. 23rd. 87" affixed to a piece of card (76x113mm.) dated "19 apr. 88". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueDie ProofsMaster in black on glazed card (82x60mm.), marked "after hardening", dated "26 jun 88" and initialled below the design. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueDie ProofsMaster in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after striking", dated "10 jul 88" and initialled below the design. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueDie ProofsMaster in black, stamp-size, initialled at foot and affixed on day book piece. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueCoversInternal1891-99 collection (16) all franked with 1d. and cancelled with A32 (latest recorded), A39 (the only date from this office), A42, A53 (latest recorded), A62, A70 (latest recorded), A76 (2), A78, A81, A82, E06 (latest recorded), G14 (earliest recorded), G16, 617 (latest recorded) and 642 (latest recorded). A fine lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueCoversInternal1894 (30 Nov.) envelope (central vertical fold) from Blue Mountain Valley to Kingston, bearing 1d. bisected diagonally and neatly cancelled by single-ring datestamp, arrival datestamp (1.12) on reverse (flap missing). An attractive bisect franking of the ½d. inland printed matter rate. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueCoversTo The United Kingdom1889-96 envelopes (6), four bearing 2½d. cancelled "A64" at Lacovia, "A76" at Spanish Town, "F85" at Watson's Hill and "G14" at Hampden, 1889 envelope from St. Ann's Bay bearing 1d. (4) at the UPU rate and twice cancelled "A73", 1892 double rate envelope from Southfield to London bearing 1d. (3) and CA ½d. each cancelled "647", underfranked 1½d. and with "3d/f.b." tax handstamp and triangular-framed "T"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueCoversTo The United Kingdom1895 (15 Apr.) envelope registered and Express from F.B. Brown (senders cachet on reverse) in Manchioneal to London, bearing 1d. (2) and 2½d. sharing squared-circle datestamps, one 1d. value tied by oval-framed "express." and with oval-framed "jamaica/registered" datestamp, oval-framed "R" and London Registered datestamp, all on face. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1899-1901 Keyplate IssueCoversTo Other Destinations1892 envelopes ex the same correspondence from Kingston to New Rush Goldfield, Bedford, South Africa, the first bearing 1d. (2) and CA ½d. cancelled with squared-circle datestamps, the Cape having as yet not joined the UPU they were not entitled to the UPU rate of 2½d., charged double the deficiency of 6½d. and showing superb "1s/1d" due handstamp and triangular-framed "t", the second bearing CA 3d. and 6d. at the correct rate of 9d. and sharing double-ring datestamp. An unusual pair. Photo for firstSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

1899-1901 Keyplate IssueCoversTo Other Destinations1893 (5 Dec.) envelope from Laughlands to New Jersey, bearing marginal 2½d. dull purple and blue cancelled by manuscript "Laughlands", the reverse with Kingston (5.12), New York (7.12) and Burlington, N.J. (12.12) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1889-91 Keyplate IssueCoversTo Other Destinations1899 (19 June) envelope from Watson's Hill "via Southampton" to Germany, bearing 1d. (2) and CA ½d. twice cancelled "F95" and with despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse, and 1903 envelope from St. David to Sweden bearing 2½d. cancelled with datestamp and with Helsingborg datestamp on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1899 EssayLarge "Revenue" size in brown with traces of the design around "jamaica" and background to "llandovery falls 1899" highlighted in Chinese white, affixed to card (115x90mm.) lettered "B" and dated "June 6th. 99, manuscript "Design am sending as per letter from Jamaica V.34 p35". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1899 Die ProofVignette in a vertical format showing a view through the trees towards the Falls, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) lettered "C" and marked "Specimen of surface engraving. June 6 99.". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1899 Imperforate Colour TrialA single in bright orange-vermilion on gummed unwatermarked paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1901 EssaysThe following three lots are composite essays with handpainted surrounds to the vignette. Each is affixed to card (115x90mm.) marked "Dupl.", variously lettered and dated"E" in indigo and deep green dated "Jan. 2nd. 01.". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1901 EssaysThe following three lots are composite essays with handpainted surrounds to the vignette. Each is affixed to card (115x90mm.) marked "Dupl.", variously lettered and dated"G" in indigo and violet, dated "Jan. 2nd. 01.". Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1901 EssaysThe following three lots are composite essays with handpainted surrounds to the vignette. Each is affixed to card (115x90mm.) marked "Dupl." variously lettered and dated"P" in slate-black and red, the colours of the issued stamp, dated "Jan. 7th. 01." and initialled "whm". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. Issue1901 Die ProofsFrame and vignette, both stamp-size in black on wove paper dated "July 1901". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. IssueSpecimen Stamps1900 vertical strip of three (one creased) and singles (2), and 1901 singles (3), all overprinted "specimen" (D12), one 1901 stamp additionally handstamped "ultramar" by a Portuguese receiving authority, all but the last with part to large part original gum. S.G. 31s, 32s, £560+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1900-01 Llandovery Falls 1d. IssueIssued StampsA selection comprising 1900 red block of twenty being the top four rows of a sheet, blocks of four (2), a pair and a single, one block of four, the pair and the single with watermark inverted, and 1901 slate-back and red block of twenty (5x4), mint, and 1900 block of four used on piece with Port Antonio 1901 datestamps. Cat. £745+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueLarge Format EssaysOn 4 July De La Rue were requested to prepare a design for ½d., 1d. and 2½d. Postage & Revenue stamps embodying the Arms of the Colony, following the directions given in the Governor's letter given to De La Rue. They replied on 7 July that the Colony had apparently overlooked that an original Arms die already existed and was formerly used for Revenue stamps. This die proof was accordingly forwarded though on 12 July De La Rue were requested to prepare a design according to the Governor's wishes for comparison. The following essays were forwarded...

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueLarge Format EssaysOn 4 July De La Rue were requested to prepare a design for ½d., 1d. and 2½d. Postage & Revenue stamps embodying the Arms of the Colony, following the directions given in the Governor's letter given to De La Rue. They replied on 7 July that the Colony had apparently overlooked that an original Arms die already existed and was formerly used for Revenue stamps. This die proof was accordingly forwarded though on 12 July De La Rue were requested to prepare a design according to the Governor's wishes for comparison. The following essays were forwarded...

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueSmall Format Essays1d. in blue-green and pink with Chinese white between vignette and frame, stamp-size and affixed to piece of card of nearly the same size. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueSmall Format Essays2½d. in green and yellow-brown, stamp-size and affixed to piece of card of nearly the same size. Photo

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueSmall Format EssaysA further design dated 4 May 1903 was approved on 6 May when the original BB design of 1902 was returned2½d. in brown and deep blue in the issued design, inset on thick card (88x95mm.) dated "May 4th. 03", marked "Border duty dies reqd. ½d., 1d., 2½d." and, at top, "Appd", initialled and dated "6.5.3". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueDie ProofsVignette with wide surround uncleared background to Arms, in black on glazed card (29x26mm.) dated "19/6/03" on reverse, and vignette with cleared surround, in black on glazed card (51x42mm., partial soiling) dated "14 aug. 03" and initialled "g.a.r.". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueDie ProofsVignette in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after hardening", dated 17 aug. 03" and initialled "gar". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueDie ProofsComplete design with uncleared background to Arms, value tablet and surround, stamp-size in black on glazed card. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueDie Proofs½d. vignette and frame, both stamp-size in black on glazed card. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueColour Trial Miniature Sheets1d. miniature sheet strip of six in grey-brown and deep plum showing Jubilee lines for both colours and plate number "1" in grey-brown, and with frame colour marked "B Rosa"; left-hand stamp creased and some foxing mainly confined to reverse. A very rare sheet. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueColour Trial Miniature Sheets1d. miniature sheet strip of six in grey-brown and dull plum showing Jubilee lines all round in both colours and plate number "1" in grey-brown, and with frame colour marked "£ Tele"; creases at left crossing the stamp and at right clear of the design, a few fox marks towards foot. A very rare sheet. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueColour Trials½d. (5) in brown and dull green (the issued colour of the ½d.), green and deep green, green and ultramarine, brown and yellow (the issued colour of the 5d.) and grey and scarlet on pale red, all on CA gummed watermarked paper. A fine and attractive group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueSpecimen StampsThe set of four overprinted "specimen" (D12), fresh mint and with a further ½d. and 2½d. additionally handstamped "ultramar" by a Portuguese receiving authority, both toned and without gumSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueIssued Stamps½d., 1d. block of nine and two pairs and 2½d. strip of three and a pair, one in each showing variety "ser.et", the 1d. block of nine, pair and 2½d strip all a little toned though generally good to fine mint. S.G. 33-35, 33a-35a, £340+provenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Jose P. Simon, May 1958J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Norman Brassler, June 1996Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueIssued Stamps½d., 1d., 2½d and 5d. horizontal pairs, one in each showing variety "ser.et", fine mint. S.G. 33a-36a, £1,737+. Photo 5d.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueIssued Stamps5d. grey and yellow horizontal pair, the left-hand stamp variety "ser.et", fine mint. Scarce. S.G. 36a, £818+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1903-04 Arms of Jamaica IssueCover1904 (31 Oct.) U.S. Consular Service envelope (238x102mm.) from Black River to The Collector of Customs at Chester, Pa., bearing ½d. block of eight (2x4) with the lower right-hand stamp showing variety "ser.et", and a pair, all cancelled and tied by several squared-circle datestamps leaving the variety clearly visible Kingston, Philadelphia and Chester datestamps on reverse. A scarce variety on cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadEssays½d. and 1d. composite types in designs close to those issued with the vignettes printed and the frames and value tablets handpainted, the ½d. in grey and green and the 1d. in shades of red, both with portions highlighted in Chinese white and executed on glazed card (59x70mm.) dated "june 30th 1905" and "13th july 1905" respectively. A unique and most attractive pair. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadDie Proofs½d. and 1d. in black on glazed card (51x38 and 56x37mm. respectively) with both initialled and dated "Oct. 18 1905" in pencil and marked on reverse "Passed for Hardening"; light soiling covering most of the design portions, otherwise soundSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadIssued Stamps2½d. ultramarine plate block of twelve (6x2) from the top of the left-hand pane, [5] variety "o" for "u" in revenue", fresh mint with all but one, including the variety, unmounted mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadIssued Stamps5d. grey and orange-yellow marginal block of four from the left of the sheet, the upper right stamp variety "ser.et", fine mint. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 43, a, £1,595+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadIssued Stamps1/- brown block of six (3x2, some split perfs. between the lower left-hand pair), the centre stamp in the top row Row 2/2 variety "$" for "s" in "shilling", fresh mint with the variety remaining unmounted. Rare. S.G. 53, b, £1,562+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadIssued Stamps1/- black on green chalk-surfaced paper upper left corner block of four, Row 2/2 variety "$" for "s" in "shilling", fine mint with the stamps remaining unmounted. Rare. Brandon Certificate (1997). S.G. 54, a, £995+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1905-11 Arms of Jamaica Issue Redrawn and Queen Victoria HeadCovers1911 (1 Mar.) envelope registered from Port Antonio to Texas bearing 5/- grey and violet and KEVII 2d. grey cancelled by double-ring datestamps and showing "Street Letter Box/...... 1911/Port Antonio, Ja." boxed datestamp (Proud PB1) in violet, and 1911 (19 Aug.) envelope registered from Kingston to Bristol bearing 4d. black on yellow (a rare stamp on cover which only had a life of 12 months before being replaced with the new 4d. red on yellow) cancelled with Registered oval datestamp with oval-framed "r" and registration labe...

1911 King Edward VII½d. essay composite design with head printed on photographic paper, the frame handpainted in black ink and with simulated perforations, stamp-size on card; highly attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1912-20 King George V Head IssueEssay1d. in bright red, the head printed, the remainder handpainted with value, lettering and other minor portions highlighted in Chinese white and with simulated perforations in pencil, inset on thick card (88x117mm.) handstamped on reverse "specimen from "harrison & sons ltd./Printers St. Martins Lane W.C.2" and in manuscript "Jamaica 5662". Beautiful. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1912-20 King George V Head IssueDie Proofs8/6d., 10/- and £1 unissued values, each stamp-size in black on glazed card affixed to De La Rue day book piece dated "May 21, May 25, May 29 120 leads each & 2 extra", and dated later in red ink "July 9. 14". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1916-20 War Stamps1915 (Apr.-Sept.) mint (46) and used (12) collection including a range of blocks of four, several showing damaged letters or quad flaws, ½d. with no stop in block of four, 1½d. block of four with inverted watermark, 1½d. block of four, one with no stop after "stamp, 1½d. block of four, one with "s" of "stamp" omitted (B.P.A. Certificate, 1984), 3d. pair, one with "S" inserted by hand; 1917 (Mar.) 3d. variety overprint inverted and 1919-20 ½d. and 3d. both overprinted "specimen"; generally fine and an interesting lotSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information...

1916-20 War Stamps1916 (Apr.-Sept.) ½d. blue-green horizontal pair, variety overprint inverted

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs½d. vignette in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before hardening" and dated "8/6/20". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs½d. vignette in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before striking", initialled and dated "10/6/20". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs½d. vignette in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after striking", initialled and dated "14/6/20". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d. vignette with uncleared surround, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), pencil numeral "31" at upper right. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d. vignette in black on glazed card (88x53mm.), numbered "86" at top. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d. vignette in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after striking" initialled and dated "24/6/20". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d. frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after striking" and dated "9/7/20". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. in black on wove paper (53x35-70x63mm.), six different progressive types, two with weak outlines to the King's portrait, three with slight differences to the depth of the vignette engraving and one with an additional King's portrait to left of the design, two dated "31.12.18" and "4/1/19". A fine and unique group. Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1½d. stamp-size in black, fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2d. vignette in black on wove paper (33x41mm.) showing two guide lines and initialled "A.J.H.". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2d. in brown and green on wove paper with 4-8mm. margins showing guide lines for both colours and dated "1 Oct 1920". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2½d. vignette in deep blue and frame in blue, both on wove paper with 21-25mm. margins and showing guide lines. A fine pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2½d. in slate and blue on wove paper (38x48mm.) showing guide lines; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. vignette in black and frame in blue, both on wove paper (170x160mm.) showing respective colour guide lines. A fine pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. in bright violet and scarlet on wove paper (43x33mm.) dated "26 Oct 1920". A highly attractive colour combination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3d. in magenta on wove paper (53x39mm) and affixed to a further piece of paper (65x47mm.). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs4d. vignette in brown on wove paper (50x48mm.) showing guide lines; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs4d. in black and green on wove paper (34x42mm.) and showing both colour guide lines and dated "11.9.20". Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1/- vignette and frame, both design size in black on wove paper; fine. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2/- incomplete design with lettering and value tablets, etc. purely outlined, on glazed paper (33x38mm.); very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2/- frame in brown on wove paper (65x75mm.); very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs2/- in brown and blue on toned paper (30x37mm.) marked on reverse " Approved for register". Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs3/- in black and deep brown on wove paper (35x45mm.) showing both colour guide lines; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs5/- vignette in black on glazed paper (38x45mm.), guide mark at top; very fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs10s. incomplete design with lettering and value tablets purely outlined, on wove paper (33x28mm.) and affixed to a slightly larger piece of white paper. Highly unusual. Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, April 1974Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs2d. purple and indigo, 2½d, myrtle and orange-brown, 3d. sepia and yellow-green, 4d. orange-brown and sepia, 1/- lake and myrtle, 2/- blue-green and sepia and 3/- carmine and yellow-green. A fine group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs2d. purple and indigo and 2½d. myrtle and orange-brown horizontal pairs. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs3/- in ultramarine and orange on MCA watermarked paper; rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssuePerforated Colour Proof1½d. in sepia on MCA watermarked paper; rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial Issue1922 (c.) Imperforate Printer's Samples1½d. indigo vertical pair, 2d. purple and indigo, 2½d. myrtle and orange-brown, 3d. sepia and yellow-green, 4d. orange-brown and sepia, 1/- lake and myrtle, 2/- blue-green and sepia, 3/- carmine and yellow-green, 5/- blue-green and ultramarine and 10s. carmine all in blocks of four, each handstamped "specimen" (DS2) and affixed to differently numbered pieces of brown card used in the presentation books. A fine, very rare and colourful group of multiples. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

F1919-21 Pictorial IssueSpecimen Stamps½d. to 10s. set of twelve (less 4d.) and with 1921 King George V Head 6d., each handstamped "specimen." in violet by a Receiving Authority; a fine and unique group. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueSpecimen Stamps½d., 1½d. 2d., 3d., 4d., 1/-, 2/-, 3/-, 5/- and 10/- each overprinted "specimen" (D9 or 12) and affixed to pieces from the De La Record book giving notes on the size of the sheets, the ½d. dated "Sept. 1920" and the 1½d. "Mar 1919". A unique group. Photo for a fewprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps2½d. deep blue and blue block of thirty, the complete right half of a sheet, variety watermark inverted, gum a little toned, otherwise fine mint. A scarce and impressive multiple of this watermark variety. S.G. 82a, £1,050+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps2½d. deep blue and blue marginal block of four from the foot of the sheet with small part imprint, variety "A" of "CA" missing from watermark, fine mint. S.G. 82c, £350+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps2½d. deep blue and blue, variety double impression at top, fine usedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps1/- Frame InvertedA Fine Used Example of this Famous and Important World-Renowned Rarity1/- orange-yellow and red-orange, variety frame inverted, wonderful colours and centreing, neatly cancelled by part Manchioneal datestamp. An outstanding example of this variety, one of the rarest stamps of Jamaica. S.G. 85a, £25,000. PhotoNote: In March 1922 a small block of stamps, reported as ten and described as with centre's inverted, was found at the Manchioneal Post Office, a small village on the north east coast of the island. The General Post Office at Kingston...

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps1/- orange-yellow and red-orange marginal block of four from the foot of the sheet, middle of lower left stamp variety "C" of CA" missing from watermark, fine mint. Rare. S.G. 85b, £1,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps1/- orange-yellow and red-orange, variety watermark reversed, neatly cancelled with two part datestamps; fine and scarce. S.G. 85x, £400Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1919-21 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps10s. myrtle-green, a complete mint sheet of thirty (5x6), fine mint. A rare and lovely showpiece multiple. S.G. 89, £2,400+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued SixpenceDie ProofsCarmine and green on wove paper (67x50mm.) showing guide crosses on three sides, dated "9 nov 1920" and marked "for register". Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda December 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued SixpenceDie ProofsFrame in bright blue on glazed paper (63x488mm.), very fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued SixpenceSpecimen StampsWatermark MCA, overprinted "specimen" (D9) reading up, fine without gum. Rare compared with the type D12. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued SixpenceSpecimen StampsWatermark MCA and Script CA, both in vertical strips of three overprinted "specimen" reading up and down respectively, cancelled with "postes et telegraphes/madagascar/collection/de/berne" handstamps in red and affixed to two pieces and accompanied by a further piece from the archive. A unique pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued SixpenceThe Stamp Prepared For Issue Though Withdrawn On Political GroundsScript CA PaperThe upper left example from the block of four that was later separated into singles, strong colour and fresh mint with the stamp retaining full original gum; folded between stamp and margin and with trace of a gum crease, otherwise fine. An outstanding example of this exceptionally rare and iconic stamp. S.G. 91, £38,000. PhotoNote: This stamp was printed as part of the 1919-21 Pictorial Issue and depicts the main square in Spanish Town on 1 August, 1833, when the then G...

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued Sixpence1922 (c.) Imperforate Printer's SamplesYellow-green and violet on wove paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921 Abolition of Slavery Unissued Sixpence1922 (c.) Imperforate Printer's SamplesYellow-green and violet handstamped "specimen" (DS3) at foot. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueEssay1d. comprising a die proof of the 1921 (Oct.) issue with "postage & revenue" new lettering handpainted in Chinese white over original decorative tablet, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before striking", lettered "A", originally dated "25th. Nov. 1921" and subsequently endorsed "Approved", initialled and dated "28/11/21". Possibly unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs1d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "after striking" and dated "16/2/22". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs6d. in black and blue on wove paper (62x50mm.) showing guide marks. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs2½d. deep blue and blue block of six on ungummed watermarked paper; fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs6d. vignette block of four in blue on wove paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueImperforate Colour Proofs6d. in sepia and carmine on wove unwatermarked paper; fine. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps½d. to 10s. set of twelve, and 1d. upper right corner plate block of four, variety watermark inverted, fine mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps2/- light blue and brown, variety lower portion of frame doubly printed, neatly cancelled with two "port " ? datestamps; fine and rare with very few examples recorded to date. Holcombe Certificate (1988). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps10/- myrtle-green, variety positive off-set print of the lower inscriptions into the bottom margin, fine mint. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1921-29 Pictorial Issue1922 (c.) Imperforate Printer's Samples6d. in sepia and carmine vertical pair, each handstamped "specimen" (DS1) and affixed to piece of brown card numbered "12". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1923 Child Welfare IssueEssays½d., 1½d. and 2½d. photographic essays in close to the issued designs on brown photographic paper (108x40mm.) each dated "18/6/23"; ½d. with small surface mark. A unique trio. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1923 Child Welfare IssueSpecimen Stamps½d., 1d. and 2½d. upper right corner examples each overprinted "specimen" diagonally in red, fresh unused without gum. Photoprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, January 1986Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1927 King George V Head½d. die proof of the frame in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "16/12/26". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueEssays by artist E. Jackman of Bradbury Wilkinson1d. and 1½d. (2) in various designs, all photographic in brown and affixed to card dated "19.6.28". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

S1929-32 King George V Head IssueEssays by artist E. Jackman of Bradbury Wilkinson1½d. in sepia with details in pencil and Chinese white, stamp-size on thick card. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueDie ProofsHead only in black on wove paper (28x50mm.), similar to that used for the issue though slightly smaller and more deeply engraved than that used for the Cayman Islands 1921-28 issue. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueDie Proofs1d. Die 1 in ultramarine on wove paper (35x39mm.) numbered "1". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueDie Proofs1d. Die 1 in scarlet, stamp-size on card dated "19/12/28" on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueDie Proofs1½d. in brown on wove paper (37x60mm.) dated "3.11.28". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueDie Proofs1½d. in yellow-brown, stamp-size on card dated "19/11/28" on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueImperforate Plate Proofs1d. Die 1 block of four in scarlet on Script watermarked ungummed paper. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1929-32 King George V Head IssueSpecimen Stamps1d., 1½d. and 9d. set of three, each perforated "specimen" (D19), fine lightly mounted mint. S.G. 108-110s, £110Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1932 Pictorial IssueEssays2d., 2½d. and 6d. photographic essays, handpainted and lettered "A", "C" and "B" respectively, the 2½d. with value tablets highlighted in Chinese white. A most attractive and almost certainly unique trio. Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1932 Pictorial IssueEssays2d., 2½d. and 6d. (two different designs) photographic types, believed to be the work of Bradbury Wilkinson artist E. Jackman, affixed to piece of card each dated "21.7.30". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1932 Pictorial IssueDie Proofs6d. in grey-black and purple on wove paper (78x60mm.), marked "as submitted" and dated "6.6.31"; fine and very rare. Photoprovenance:Tom Foster, June 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1932 Pictorial IssueSpecimen Stamps2d., 2½d. and 6d. sets of three (3) all perforated "specimen" (W8), two sets fresh mint, the other set additionally handstamped "specimen" in violet by the G.P.O. at Kingston, originally affixed to their record sheets from which they were officially released. Photoprovenance:Bob Swarbrick, September 1995Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1932 Pictorial IssueIssued Stamps2d. black and green marginal block of four from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate between vertical pairs with the base of the right-hand pair and the margin across from it showing printers marks, fresh colours and very lightly mounted mint with the right-hand pair unmounted mint. An exceptionally fine and unique multiple of this important variety. S.G. 111a, £28,000. Photoprovenance:Dale Lichtenstein, September 1990Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueSpecimen Stamps1d. to 1/- set of four perforated "specimen" (B9), each additionally handstamped "specimen" in black and the 1d. and 1/- values again in violet, affixed to a piece from a Postal Receiving Authority with small "tick" marks in green crayon. Unique. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps1½d., 6d. and 1/- in lower left corner blocks of four, the upper left stamp in each variety extra flagstaff, (Plate 1, Row 9/1), fine mint. S.G. 115-117a, £540+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps1½d. vertical marginal pair, 6d. horizontal pair on piece and 1/- with one in each showing extra flagstaff, used, 1½d. lower right corner vertical strip of three, [48] with vertical line to left of turret, fine mint; also 1d. booklet block of six, mint. S.G. 115-117a, £720+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps1½d., 6d. and 1/- in upper left corner blocks of four, the lower left stamp in each variety short extra flagstaff (Plate 2, Row 2/1), fine mint. S.G. 115-117b, £930+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps1½d., 6d. and 1/- in upper right corner blocks of four, the lower left stamp in each variety lightning conductor, (Plate 3, Row 2/5), fine mint. S.G. 115-117c, £660+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1935 Silver Jubilee IssueIssued Stamps6d. green and indigo lower left corner vertical pair, the upper stamp variety extra flagstaff (Plate 1, Row 9/1), neatly cancelled and affixed on 1935 envelope front registered from Whitfield Pen to Half Way Tree with the address deleted by a large cross in blue crayon. S.G. 116a, £275Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1937 Coronation Issue2½d. bright blue horizontal pair, variety imperforate, fresh mint. Very rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1878 (Oct.) sailors envelope "From Jno. Whatley, Seaman, H.M.S. Blanche, Port Royal, Jamaica West Indies" to Bath, countersigned by the Commanding Officer and bearing 1d. rose-red Plate 114 cancelled in transit with superb "B16" on the Plymouth-Bristol T.P.O., Bath datestamp (14.11) on reverse. Fine and scarce. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1881 (8 Feb.) envelope from Kingston to England, originally unfranked and showing "jamaica paid" datestamp (Proud PD14) in red though as addressed overseas the cover had to be franked with an adhesive so bearing 4d. red-brown cancelled "A01" and with Kingston datestamp alongside, 1894 (5 Feb.) envelope from Savannah La Mar to London bearing 1d. pair with neat datestamp, ½d. underpaid and showing "jamaica paid" Proud PD14 boxed datestamp and with manuscript "Paid ½" to show the extra to be paid in cash, and 1900 (27 Mar.) unstamped envelope from Albany (datestamp on rev...

Covers and Cancellations1882 (1 Sept.) 1d. blue card from Duncans to Kingston cancelled with superb "B" and with despatch and arrival datestamps at left. Outstanding quality. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1891 ½d. brown cards (2, faults) ex the same correspondence from Kingston to Surge Hill Post Office, both showing "returned for /postal address" handstamp (Proud 173) and one with "not enclosed in mail/ taxed as unpaid" handstamp (Proud 1130) deletedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1894, 1896 and 1899 OHMS envelopes (254x100mm.), all showing "on post office business/free/jamaica" handstamps in two different letter sizes and franked at 4½d. (2d. plus 2½d.) to U.K., 9d. (3x1d. and 6d., possibly ½d. short) to Switzerland and 2½d. (½d. and 2x1d.) to U.S.A. respectively; the cover to England with the handstamp nearly covered by the adhesives though an unusual trio showing the postage having to be applied to overseas mail of this type. Proud OPD3 or 4Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Covers and Cancellations1898 (11 Feb.) envelope from Kingston to England, bearing G.B. ½d. (3) and 1d. twice cancelled with Kingston datestamp and showing, alongside, a fine strike of the Kingston boxed "paquebot" handstamp, arrival datestamp (4.3) on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1899 (6 Dec.) envelope from Cross Keys to Chapelton, bearing G.B. 1d. lilac neatly cancelled with squared-circle datestamp, the reverse with Mandeville, May Pen and arrival (7.12) datestamps. A rare and most unusual unauthorised, though apparently accepted use, of a G.B. adhesive to pay postage in the island. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1904 card from Kingston via New York and San Francisco to Hobart bearing 1901 Falls 1d., upon arrival redirected with 1d. to Glebe; attractive and unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1915 (Mar.) envelope from Up Park Camp to Germany showing circular-framed "post free/p.c./prisoners of war" over faint boxed "free/Letter of Prisoner of War", and boxed "Passed Censor", both in violet, the reverse with faint "Answer to be addressed to P.O.W. Brigade Office, Jamaica" in violet, Kingston (30.3) and Cross Roads (30.3) datestamps, and 1918 "On Active Service" envelope from Egypt to Jamaica with part Army Post Office datestamp, triangular-framed censor cachet and with two strikes of "Observed to be/in bad condition/g.p.o. jamaica in violet, Proud 193 and th...

Covers and Cancellations1920 (Aug.) OHMS Returned Letter envelope from Kingston to Gayle originally containing a letter subject to a postage due charge of 2d., showing despatch and arrival datestamps and light wood cut "2d" handstamp in violet (Proud A46), and 1938 envelope from Kingston to Up Park Camp underfranked with ½d. green and showing wood-cut "1d" handstamp in violet (Proud A40 and only recorded on 4 March 1937). An unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1936 (5 May) envelope from Kingston accepted for the Hindenburg flight, marked "First Flight Hindenburg" and bearing 1d., 6d. and 2/- with datestamps, first flight cachet in magenta at left, Frankfurt arrival datestamp (11.5) on reverse. A rare acceptance for this flight. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1936 (24 Oct.) envelope registered from Kingston to North Dakota bearing 1921 6d. and 1922 10/-, and 1937 (1 May) envelope registered from Kingston to Canterbury bearing 1929 5/-, both cancelled by oval registered datestamps; an attractive pair of high value frankingsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1940 (15 Feb.) envelope to Washington showing "prisoners of war post/postage paid" and Crown censor cachet and two different Internment cachets on reverse, all in violet, and 1941 (31 Oct.) OHMS envelope from Gibraltar Camp to Kingston with circular undated handstamp, Camp oval datestamp, Official Free and "v/for victory" handstamps, all three in violet and arrival datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and Cancellations1942 (20 May) envelope (250x126mm.) registered from Cross Roads to Nassau, franked with values up to 10/- at 17/9d. and showing "command headquarters/jamaica" oval datestamp on face, arrival datestamp on reverse; most unusualSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampCanada: 1883 (16 Oct.) envelope from Parrsborough, Nova Scotia to "Schooner Quebec, Capt. Slocum, Demerara", bearing Small Queen 3c. orange (2) each cancelled with oval of bars and showing fine "jamaica/transit" handstamp alongside, despatch, Kingston (1.11), Halifax (1.11), St. John (17.10) and Georgetown (2?.11) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampCayman Islands: 1902 (25 Mar.) envelope from Grand Cayman to Boston, bearing 2½d. with datestamp and showing "jamaica/transit" handstamp alongside, despatch and Kingston (7.4) datestamp on reverse; also 1900 (16 July) envelope front from Virgin Islands to Turks Islands, bearing 1d. red with very light obliterator and showing "jamaica/transit" handstamp, despatch and arrival datestamp at left. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampColombia: 1892 (10 Sept.) envelope from Barranquilla to London, bearing 10c. with oval-framed cancellation, part "jamaica/transit" handstamp alongside faint oval datestamp in violet, and with another fine strike at foot, despatch, Kingston (26.9) and London (15.10) datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampCuba: 1886 (23 Oct.) envelope from Quintana to Rosario, bearing 5c. grey pair (one defective) sharing datestamp and with superb "jamaica/transit" handstamp at top over indistinct datestamp, Havana (23.10), Kingston (8.11) and light arrival datestamps on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampHaiti: 1883 (9 Oct.) envelope from Port Au Prince "Via Kingston" to Boston, bearing 3c. sepia and 7c. ultramarine cancelled with datestamps and showing "jamaica/transit" handstamp alongside, Kingston (12.10) and New York (20.10) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampHaiti: 1900 (8 July) envelope from Jeremie to Hamburg, bearing 2c. (2) and 3c. pair neatly cancelled with datestamps and with "jamaica/transit" handstamp additionally tying the 3c. pair, Kingston (16.7) and arrival (2.8) datestamps on reverse; most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsThe "jamaica/transit" HandstampSeychelles: 1897 (20 Feb.) 18c. on 30c. brown stationery envelope to Belize, British Honduras, cancelled with code "A" datestamp and "jamaica/transit" handstamp, upon arrival redirected in blue crayon to Grenada and with Belize transit datestamp (5.4) at foot, Kingston (23.4) and St. Georges (4.5) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsToo Late Handstamps1862 (8 Apr.) envelope from Manchioneal to Aberdeen, bearing 6d. lilac neatly cancelled "A52", showing "too late" TL3 handstamp at top, manuscript "Too Late" at left alongside Kingston (9.8) datestamp and London Paid datestamp (14.5) at centre, despatch and arrival (15.5) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsToo Late Handstamps1867 (13 Apr) unstamped entire from Kingston to the Financial Secretary at Spanish Town, showing superb "too late" TL3 handstamp (a late state with short lower leg to "e") alongside a very light arrival datestamp (15.4) and a similar fine datestamp at lower left, despatch datestamp (13.4) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsToo Late Handstamps1877 (26 Feb.) envelope "Prepaid 4d" from Newmarket to Kingston, bearing 2d. rose (2) sharing fine "E06" with manuscript "To (sic) late" alongside, the reverse with despatch datestamps for 26 and 28 February, the intervening date being a Sunday, and arrival datestamp (1.3). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Covers and CancellationsToo Late Handstamps1891 ½d. on 1d. card to the Constant Spring Hotel, 1891 envelope from Kingston to U.S.A. bearing 3d. and 1898 ½d. brown card from Kingston to Ramble, all showing small half-moon framed "too late" handstamp (Proud 15), and 1902 ½d. brown card, uprated with CA ½d. green, from Kingston to Australia showing a good strike of the large half-moon shaped "too late" handstamp (Proud 16). An unusual groupSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Early Maps1572 complete page 175 (198x287mm.) from "Descrittione Dell' Isola Iamaica Hora Detta Di S. Iacopo." engraved by Girolamo Porro for Tomaso Porchacchi's book "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo", showing the entire island, smaller adjacent islands and portions of Cuba and Hispaniola. A fine and very early map of the islandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Early Maps1762 (Apr.) "Map of the Island of Jamaica" (200x119mm.) lithographed by J. Gibson and hand-coloured. Most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for deferring the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was there...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for deferring the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was there...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamped Used in JamaicaOverseas Packet Letter, May 1858, January 1860Black River1859 (31 Jan.) 6d. lilac tied on piece by large part "(blac)k river/(jama)ica" P2a datestamp with month/day and year lines transposed; the odd trace of ageing, otherwise sound. Rare. Foster 36. Photoprovenance:Willson, Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaFlint River1858 (21 Oct.) 6d. lilac (a few blunt perfs. at foot) cancelled "A01" and tied on piece by complete "flint-river/jamaica" datestamp, trace of a red datestamp at foot. Very rare and unrecorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for deferring the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was there...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaLucea1858 (8 Sept.) 6d. lilac with small part "A01" and large part "lucea - jamaica" datestamp; trace of colour suffusion at foot, otherwise fine and rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaMontego Bay1858 (10 Dec.) 6d. lilac cancelled and tied on piece by "A01" and showing part "montego - bay/jamaica" datestamp above. Foster 63. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaRodney Hall1858 (9 Aug.) 6d. lilac (2, one with wing-margin) affixed to small piece with both cancelled "A01" and sharing "rodney hall jamaica" datestamp; some foxing though very rare and unrecorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaThe introduction of adhesive stamps into the island was the outcome of a letter written by the local postmaster, Mr. O'Connor Morris, to Rowland Hill in London. The Postmaster-General had previously refrained from supplying any of the West Indies colonies with stamps in view of the probability of their taking over their own Post Offices, but as this matter had been indefinitely postponed, owing to the refusal of Jamaica to act on his proposition, he no longer saw any grounds for defering the issuing of Imperial stamps. The sanction of the Treasury was theref...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaSavannah La Mar1858 (5 Aug.) 1d. rose-red pair both cancelled and tied on piece by "A01" and complete strike of the "savannah-la-mar/jamaica" P2b datestamp. A fine and rare piece, probably originally bearing a 4d. rose-carmine to make up the rate. Foster 81f. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Kingston1859 part entire to Savannah La Mar, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair cancelled with a large part strike of the "A01" O3 double obliterator, rarely used as it required the employment of a datestampprovenance:L.L.C. Nicholson, February 1940Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Kingston1859 (9 Sept.) entire letter to Green Island, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair each cancelled with "A01" O1, Kingston datestamp (15.9) on reverse; scarce and most attractive with Foster recording three single rate covers with this cancellation for addresses over 100 miles from Kingston. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Kingston1860 (23 Jan.) entire to Mandeville Post Office, bearing 1d. rose-red vertical strip of four (defects) cancelled by O2 duplex, arrival datestamp on reverse; two stamps with defects though a rare usage of the 1d. value on cover within Jamaica. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Kingston1860 (7 May) entire to Morant Bay, bearing 1d. rose-red pairs (2, filing folds alongside perfs. on one) both lightly cancelled "A01" O1 and showing Kingston alongside "morant bay/jamaica" P2a (7.5) datestamps on reverse. A little fragile along the folds with traces of mounts on the reverse. Rare with Foster only recording two such frankings of 4d. rate covers from Kingston. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Bath1859 (8 Feb.) entire letter to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled by "bath/jamaica" P2a. and "A01" O1 on arrival, Kingston datestamp (9.2) on reverse. A fine and rare previously unrecorded franking from Bath. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Browns Town1859 (17 Feb.) 4d. rose-carmine with a large part rather indistinct strike with "7" apparently inverted; a couple of small imperfections, otherwise sound. Unrecorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Buff Bay1859 (10 Feb.) 6d. lilac, two wing-margin examples lightly cancelled "A01" and sharing fine strike of "buff bay - jamaica" datestamp; vertical crease between the two stamps; fine and rare. Unrecorded by Foster. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Dry Harbour1859 (15 Feb.) 4d. rose-carmine with a large part "dry.harbour/jamaica" datestamp; fine and rare. Foster 42. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Gayle1859 (21 Feb.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine lightly cancelled with "gayle/jamaica" P8 datestamp and clear "A01" obliterator, a further P8 datestamp and Kingston datestamp (23.2) on reverse. The only example recorded by Foster, 47a. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Goshen1859 (14 Feb.) double rate entire to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac (2, both with faults) sharing "goshen/jamaica" P2a. datestamp and light "A01" paying for a letter carried between 60 and 100 miles, Kingston K8 datestamp (16.2) on reverse. Foster (50g) records this as the only such cover from Goshen. Photoprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Mandeville1859 (25 Feb.) large piece, probably from the Barclays & Mc.Dowell correspondence, bearing 4d. rose-carmine in a lovely rich shade and cancelled with fine "mandeville/jamaica" K8 datestamp, small part Kingston datestamp on reverse. This usage not recorded by Foster. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Montpelier1858 (28 June) entire less two side flaps to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair each cancelled "A01" O1 alongside manuscript "paid 8d" and, on reverse, "Montpelier June 28th. 1858" and "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp (30.6). A most unusual manuscript note of despatch with a datestamp having been despatched to this post office in November 1857. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Plantain Garden River1859 (22 Feb.) 4d. rose-carmine tied on piece by "A01" and a fair strike of the "plantain garden-river" double-arc datestamp. Very rare and unrecorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Porus1859 (11 Feb.) large piece ex the Barclays & Mc.Dowell correspondence to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled with "porus/jamaica" P5A datestamp and "A01", arrival datestamp (2.2) on reverse. Foster does not record this usage from Porus. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Rodney Hall1859 (8 Feb.) entire letter "post" to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine neatly cancelled by "rodney-hall jamaica" P6 datestamp showing date lines transposed and "8" of day of month in manuscript, arrival datestamp (9.2) on reverse. Fine and very rare with none recorded by Foster. A very early pre-numeral internal stamped cover, and one of only a handful of covers recorded with the stamps cancelled by a datestamp alone. A lovely exhibition quality cover. Photoprovenance:Andr...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859St. Ann's Bay1859 (1 Feb.) entire letter to Spanish Town, bearing 4d. carmine-rose cancelled with pen stroke and a fine strike of the "st anns bay" P3 datestamp on the first day of such authorised use. Fine and exceptionally rare. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859St. Ann's Bay1859 (1 Feb.) 4d. rose-carmine rejoined horizontal pair sharing a large part strike of the "st anns bay" P3 double-arc datestamp; a few small faults though of good appearance. An extraordinary item being used on the first day authorised inland use. Foster 79. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Salt Gut1859 (15 Feb.) entire top bearing 6d. lilac cancelled by a superb strike of the "salt-gut/jamaica" P10c. datestamp and with another equally fine strike at left, small part Kingston datestamp on revers. Foster 80provenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Buff Bay1859 (15 Feb.) near complete entire via Kingston to Spanish Town, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled with complete P6 datestamp and additionally lightly cancelled "A01", sent too late for that days delivery and showing "too late" TL3 handstamp at right, Kingston and Spanish Town (16.2) datestamps. Rare. Foster 38. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Falmouth1859 (15 Feb.) envelope "p post" to Kingston, bearing wing-margin 6d. lilac centrally cancelled with a complete "falmouth/jamaica" P10b datestamp, Kingston datestamp (16.2) on reverse. Foster 45c. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969 D.N. SeatonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Lucea1859 (28 Feb.) entire "prepaid" to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair cancelled with manuscript "P.O. Lucea" and twice lightly cancelled "A01", paying a single rate ½oz. letter carried over 100 miles, Lucea and Kingston datestamps on reverse. Rare, being one of only four examples of this manuscript marking, and the latest of the three which are used internally. Photoprovenance:C. Brinkly Turner, September 1942 E.M. Erickson, September 19...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859May Hill1859 (25 Jan.) entire less side flaps to Everton, bearing 1d. rose-red pair (a few perf. faults) and 4d. carmine-rose (a little soiled) clearly cancelled "A01" with faint P2a, despatch, Kingston, London (15.2) and Liverpool (15.2) datestamps on reverse. The only recorded example from May Hill. Photoprovenance:E.M. Erickson, September 1972Saylor, May 1987Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condit...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Rio Bueno1859 (25 Feb.) entire "Paid" and "Pkt R.M.S." to London, bearing 1d. rose-red pair (perfs. cut away at top) and 4d. rose-carmine twice neatly cancelled "A01" and with partially legible "rio-bueno/jamaica" P3 datestamp at centre with day and month plugs in manuscript, Kingston and London (21.3) datestamps on reverse. Foster 76. Photoprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940Dr. R.H. Urwick, May 1957J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Spanish Town, Eccentric Use of the Pre-Adhesive "½" Handstamp1858 (8 Oct.) front "Per packet" to Derby, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled by superb brass "½" PD7 handstamp and subsequently cancelled "A01" at Kingston, "spanish-town/jamaica" P2a datestamp at upper right. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use at Post Towns Prior to the arrival of their own Obliterators on 1 March 1859Spanish Town, Eccentric Use of the Pre-Adhesive "½" Handstamp1859 (23 Feb.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled by superb brass "½" PD7 handstamp and without use of the "A01" obliterator, "spanish-town/jamaica" P2a datestamp at lower left corner, Kingston datestamp (27.2) datestamp on reverse. Rare. Photoprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Offices after the arrival of the ObliteratorsKingston "A01"1859 (11 July) entire "By Mail of 2th. July 59" to London, bearing wing-margin 6d. lilac cancelled with a superb strike of the "A01" duplex and with London Paid datestamp (9.8) at foot. An attractive and very early example of the duplex cancellation, first recorded on 25 June. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsAlexandria, "A27"1860 (27 Feb.) entire letter to Montego Bay, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four each cancelled "A27" and with "alexandria/jamaica" P2a datestamp at lower left corner; two stamps defective and two filing creases, nevertheless a very rare single letter rate direct to destination without going via Kingston, and one of only two such covers recorded in the Great Britain Used In Period. Photoprovenance:R.A. Hart, February 1978Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsAnnotto Bay , "A28"1859 (4 Sept.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled with fine "A28" and showing "annotto-bay" P2b datestamp at left (day and month line inverted and with "4" an error as the interior receivers endorsement says the letter was written on the 2nd.), Kingston datestamp (3.9) on reverse. Photoprovenance:R.A. Hart, February 1978Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsBlack River , "A30"1859 (8 Mar.) entire letter to Savannah La Mar, bearing 4d. rose-carmine neatly cancelled "A30" for a single letter rate up to 60 miles, despatch datestamp with day/month and year date lines transposed on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsBlack River , "A30"1859 (8 Nov.) double rate entire "p R M Steamer" via London to Liverpool, bearing 4d. rose-carmine vertical strip of three (some defects) each clearly cancelled "A30" and with "Too Late" TL6 handstamp at left, London Paid datestamp (2.1) below adhesives, the reverse with despatch, Kingston and arrival (2.1) datestamps. The only example of this Too Late handstamp recorded by Foster. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). Photoprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940E.M. Eric...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsBrowns Town, "A31"1860 (10 Feb.) large piece to Alexandria, bearing 4d. pale rose-carmine neatly cancelled "A31" and with "browns-town/jamaica" P11 and Alexandria P2a datestamps alongside. Very rare with this item being the sole example of this cancellation known on piece or cover recorded in the BWISC Encyclopaedia. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsBuff Bay, "A32"1859 (4 Oct.) entire letter "Pre paid" and "Pr Post" to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine neatly cancelled "A32" and with "kingston jamaica" K9b datestamp alongside, P6 despatch datestamp on reverse. Rare, being unlisted in Foster, and the earliest of the four dates of use recorded in the BWISC Encyclopaedia. Photoprovenance:E.M. Erickson, September 1972Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsClaremont, "A34"1859 (26 June) envelope "Paid" to London, bearing wing-margin 6d. lilac cancelled with superb "A34", upon arrival redirected locally within London to Oxford Circus with addition of 1d. rose-red cancelled by "71" duplex, "claremont/jamaica" P11a, Kingston and Stafford arrival (20.7) datestamps on reverse; corner portion at lower left missing though a very rare and unusual redirected franking. Photoprovenance:R.A. Hart, February 1978Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsClarendon, "A35"1859 (8 Apr.) mourning envelope to Brighton, bearing 6d. lilac (imperforate at right) neatly cancelled "A35" and with London Paid datestamp (2.5) alongside, despatch P8 and Kingston (9.4) datestamps on reverse. Rare with Foster not recording a Packet letter to UK from this office. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsDry Harbour, "A36"1859 (2 Sept.) entire top ex the Barclays & Mc.Dowell correspondence to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac (some perf. soiling) neatly cancelled "A36", trace of arrival K8 datestamp on reverse. Foster records only one example of this rate from Dry Harbour. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsFalmouth, "A39"1859 (8 Apr.) double rate entire to London, bearing 6d. lilac (2, one with wing-margin, corner fault) cancelled "A39" three times, "falmouth/jamaica" P10b and London Paid datestamps below, Kingston datestamp (10.4) on reverse. Only one such cover to the U.K. recorded by Foster. Photoprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsFalmouth, "A39"1859 (26 Aug.) double rate entire letter to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine wing-margin strip of three each clearly cancelled "A39" and with "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp alongside, despatch P10b datestamp on reverse; yellow horizontal crease clear of the adhesives. A rare franking. Foster 97l. R.P.S. Certificate (1998). Photoprovenance:L.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940 Dr. R.H. Urwick, May 1957R.A. Hart, February 1978D.N. SeatonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsFalmouth, "A39"1859 (30 Aug.) entire to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red pair and 4d. rose-carmine (a couple of perf. faults) each neatly cancelled "A39" and with Kingston K9 datestamp alongside, St. Ann's Bay (30.8) and arrival (30.8) datestamps on reverse. An attractive franking for a single rate letter carried between 60 and 100 miles and with this combination not recorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buye...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsFalmouth, "A39"1859 (20 Dec.) entire to Alexandria Post Office, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four each cancelled "A39" and paying the inland rate for carriage up to 60 miles, P10b datestamp alongside, indistinct Kingston datestamp towards foot, Dry Harbour P8 (dates inverted) and arrival P2a (datelines transposed) datestamps on reverse. Foster records two such frankings from Falmouth. PhotoprovenanceL.C.C. Nicolson, February 1940Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsFalmouth, "A39"1860 (7 Feb.) nearly entire letter "p paid" to Savannah La Mar, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of six with light to good strikes of "A39" for a single rate cover carried up to 100 miles from Falmouth, P10 despatch datestamp on reverse; some faults in places. Foster only records this single rate cover though another does exist ex the Glassco collection. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues Authorised for Use on Inland Letters from 1 February 1859Gayle, "A41"1859 (11 Jan.) entire letter headed "Rio Magno, Gayle P.O." to Kingston, marked "Paid 4" in red ink and bearing 4d. rose-carmine (light filing crease at left) cancelled in manuscript with large X" and two horizontal lines, "gayle/jamaica P8 datestamp at left with "1" added to day and "1858" year date error, arrival datestamp (12.1.59) on reverse. An exceptional manuscript cancellation being very rare and with this cover almost certainly unique. A quality exhibition cover. Photopro...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsGordon Town, "A43"1859 (5 Oct.) double rate entire (central vertical crease strengthened internally) to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine horizontal pair sharing superb centrally applied "A43" and with "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp below. Foster records one other cover with this usage. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsGoshen, "A44"1859 (2 Sept.) entire to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four and a pair both cancelled "A44", paying the single inland letter rate for carriage between 60 and 100 miles, and with "goshen/jamaica" P2a datestamp at foot, Kingston (3.9) datestamp on reverse. Foster records one other such franking from Goshen. PhotoprovenanceL.C.C. Nicholson, February 1940R.A. Hart, February 1978J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsGoshen, "A44"1860 (25 Feb.) entire to Liverpool, bearing 6d. lilac (lovely colour) pair both neatly cancelled "A44" and with "goshen/jamaica" P11 datestamp at left and with London Paid datestamp (16.3) at foot, the reverse with Kingston (26.2) and Liverpool (17.3) datestamps; the content including a newspaper cutting about a shipment of Peruvian guano bound for Jamaica. Foster only recording two such Goshen double rate Packet Letters to Great Britain. All 1/- rate covers from Jamaica are r...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsGrange Hill, "A45"1859 (8 Sept.) double rate entire less one side panel to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine (corner fault) and 6d. lilac (2) each clearly cancelled "A45" and with "grange-hill/jamaica" P2a datestamp at left, arrival datestamp (10.9) on reverse. The only double rate cover in this period from Grange Hill recorded by Foster. Photoprovenance:Edwin M. Erickson, September 1972Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsGrange Hill, "A45"1859 (24 Oct.) envelope front to London, bearing 1/- green placed sideways and neatly cancelled with fine "A45", "grange-hill/jamaica" P11a datestamp at left alongside London Paid datestamp in red. A very rare stamp used on any form of cover. Photoprovenance:Andre Bollen, February 1983'Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsHighgate, "A47"1859 (22 Mar.) envelope to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine (tear in one corner) neatly cancelled "A47" paying the single inland rate for carriage under 60 miles, despatch and arrival (23.3) datestamps on reverse . Only one such usage from Highgate recorded by Foster at the time and with one other now added to the BWISC Encyclopaedia. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsHighgate, "A47"1859 (27 Dec.) entire (a few small holes clear of the franking), headed "White Hall", and "stamped" to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four cancelled with fair to good "A47" and prepaid as a single rate letter carried at under 60 miles, despatch and arrival (28.12) datestamps on reverse. Foster records this cover as the only example of this franking from Highgate to Kingston. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condi...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsHope Bay, "A48"1859 (25 Mar.) entire letter to Kingston, bearing wing-margin 4d. rose-carmine neatly cancelled "A48", despatch datestamp on reverse , fine and most attractive. Foster records one 4d. cover. Photoprovenance:Norman Brassler, June 1996Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsLilliput, "A49"1859 (8 July) entire "post paid" to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of six (some perfs. trimmed away at top) cancelled with five fine "A49" and prepaid 6d. carried between 80 and 100 miles to Kingston, despatch and arrival (9.7) datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsLilliput, "A49"1859 (27 Sept.) entire letter to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red pair and 4d. rose-carmine each cancelled by superb "A49" and with equally fine "lilliput/jamaica" P9a datestamp with code "O" alongside; some perfs. trimmed away in places though an attractive franking of a single rate letter paying for a letter carried between 60 and 100 miles. Photoprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsLilliput, "A49"1859 (11 Oct.) entire top to Barclay & Mc.Dowell at Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red (2, both with some trimmed perfs.) and 4d. rose-carmine each cancelled by superb "A49" and with equally fine "lilliput/jamaica" P9a datestamp with code "O". Very fine and illustrated on the dust jacket of the Foster handbook. Photoprovenance:Len BritnorSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsManchioneal Skeleton Datestamp1859 (15 July) entire top to Barclays & McDowell at Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled "A52" and showing, on reverse, a part strike of the "manchioneal" P7 skeleton datestamp and "kingston-jamaica" K9 datestamp (16.7). Photo provenance:L.O. Trivett, May 1933V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976 Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMandeville, "A53"1859 (17 June) entire to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red vertical strip of four (perfs. trimmed away at right and at foot) each neatly cancelled "A53" paying the single rate for a letter under 60 miles, despatch and arrival (18.6) datestamps on reverse. A rare franking of the 4d. rate. Photoprovenance:Hooton MitchellSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMandeville, "A53"1859 (23 Aug.) entire letter "p post" to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red pairs (2) and singles (2) with fair to fine "A53" and with Kingston K9 arrival datestamp (4 inverted) at right, despatch (23.8) datestamp on reverse. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Joseph. M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMay Hill, "A54"1859 (12 Aug.) entire less side flaps to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled "A54" and with P2a datestamp across join and arrival (13.8) on reverse. Foster records just two covers with this franking at 6d. for carriage over 60 miles. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMay Hill, "A54"1860 (9 Feb.) mourning "Packet" envelope to Everton, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled by fine "A54", London Paid (6.3) on face, despatch (9.2), Kingston (10.2) and Liverpool (6.3) datestamps on reverse. The earliest recorded date of use. PhotoprovenanceV.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Andre Bollen, September 1993D.N. SeatonSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMile 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 i...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMoneague, "A56"1859 (4 Mar.) entire (central vertical crease split and repaired) from J.D. Garvey, Moneague" to Kingston Post Office, bearing wing-margin 4d. rose-carmine initialled by the sender "J.D.G.", reflecting the worries of pilfering of postage stamps in transit from rural areas, and cancelled by fine "A56", showing "moneague" P3 datestamp (late use) at left and arrival datestamp (5.3) on reverse. The "A56" numeral very rare on cover with Foster only recording three covers, two at...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMontego Bay, "A57"1859 (31 Oct.) entire letter to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine wing-margin pair both cancelled by superb "A57" and with "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp below, despatch datestamp (31.10) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsMorant Bay, "A59"1859 (8 July) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled with superb "A59", despatch and arrival (9.7) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOcho Rios, "A60"1859 (22 Apr.) entire letter to Spanish Town, bearing wing-margin 4d. rose-carmine lightly cancelled "A60", St. Ann's Bay and Spanish Town (23.4) datestamps on reverse. an unusual rating with the mileage via Kingston to Spanish Town being 68 miles which would normally have been charged 6d. It is possible that going via St. Ann's Bay was a shorter route. Foster does not record this itinerary. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOld 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 large...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOld Harbour, "A61"1859 (22 Sept.) double rate entire to Halse Hall, Four Paths Post Office, bearing 4d. rose-carmine wing-margin pair both cancelled with fine "A61", despatch datestamp on reverse; small faults at central filing crease. Foster records this cover as the only example of a double rate letter from Old Harbour to Four Paths Post Office. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPlantain Garden River, "A62"1859 (14 June) entire less side flaps to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled with largely superb "A62" and with P5 and Kingston (15.6) datestamps on reverse. Photoprovenance:V.N.F Surtees, September 1976Andre Bollen, September 1983Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPlantain Garden River, "A62"1859 (28 June) "OHMS" large part entire (215x82mm.) "pre paid 4d" to Spanish Town, bearing 4d. rose-carmine (a little soiled) cancelled "A62" and showing a superb strike of the rare "too late" TL3 handstamp, despatch datestamp on reverse. Photo: provenance:L.L.C. Nicholson, February 1940Andre Bollen, September 1983Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPort Antonio, "A64"1859 (12 Apr.) quadruple 2oz. "On H M S" entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pairs (2) each lightly cancelled "A64", "port-antonio" P2b and Kingston (13.4) datestamps on reverse; central vertical crease clear of the adhesives. A unique franking. Photoprovenance:L.O. Trivett, May 933Dr. D.L. Lees, May 1954J. Grant Glassco, November 1969E.M. Erickson, September 1972Robson Lowe, Bermuda January 1978Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPort Antonio, "A64"1859 (4 Nov.) double rate entire (193x91mm.) to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair both neatly cancelled "A64" and with "kingston jamaica" K9B datestamp at left, two despatch datestamps on reverse, refolded filing creases and small hole beneath pair. A rate not recorded by Foster. Photoprovenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPort Morant, "A65"1859 (28 Oct.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine neatly cancelled and with "port-morant/jamaica" P11 datestamp alongside, light Kingston K7 datestamp (29.10) towards lower left; minor split filing crease at right, otherwise fine. Photoprovenance;:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsPorus, "A68"1859 (12 Aug.) entire to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine (a few trimmed perfs.) lightly cancelled "A68", "porus" P5 and Kingston (13.8) datestamps on reverse; neat and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsRio Bueno, "A70"1859 (11 Mar.) entire to Everton, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled by superb "A70" and with light "rio-bueno" P3 datestamp at left, Kingston (12.3) and London (5.4) datestamps on reverse; 2½ month earlier than the earliest "A70" cover recorded in the BWISC Encyclopaedia. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsRio Bueno, "A70"1859 (25 Dec.) envelope "p packet" to Kilburn, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled "A70", fine "rio bueno/jamaica" P11a despatch datestamp and with London datestamp (19.1) alongside, Kingston datestamp (27.12) on reverse. Photoprovenance:Saylor, May 1987Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsRodney Hall, "A71"1859 (16 Sept.) entire to Halse Hall, Clarendon, Bath, bearing 1d. rose-red strip of four and a pair cancelled with three fair to fine "A71" and with "rodney-hall-jamaica" P6 datestamp below with datelines transposed and the day entered in manuscript, Kingston (17.9) and Clarendon (19.9) datestamps on reverse; the adhesives with some faults though a unique inland franking from this office which had it been routed via Spanish Town would have been 4d. (51 miles) though rate...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsRodney Hall, "A71"1860 (26 Jan.) entire letter to Stirling, bearing 6d. lilac (imperforate at left and corner fault at lower right) cancelled "A71" and with "rodney-hall-jamaica" P6 datestamp alongside with datelines inverted and "6" of "26" in manuscript, the reverse with Kingston (26.1) and Stirling (7.2) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSt. Ann's Bay, "A73"1859 (29 Mar.) double rate entire rate to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac pair with each stamp twice cancelled "A73", despatch P11 and indistinct Kingston datestamps on reverse. Foster does not record a double rate cover to Kingston with this franking, and the sole example recorded in the BWISC Encyclopaedia. Photoprovenance:L.O.Trivett, May 1933L.C.C. Nicholson, February, 1940J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSt. Ann's Bay, "A73"1859 (8 Nov.) envelope "Per packet paid" to Hackney, bearing wing-margin 6d. lilac cancelled "A73" and with "st ann's bay/jamaica" P11 and "kingston jamaica" datestamps alongside, London datestamp (1.12) on reverse; fine and attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSalt Gut, "A74"1859 (15 Apr.) overweight entire less one side flap to Kingston, bearing 6d. lilac (imperforate at left and some perfs. trimmed at foot) twice cancelled "A74" and marked "10d. to pay", probably due 1/- for a double rate letter carried between 60 and 100 miles with an underpayment charge of 6d. and a fine of 4d. A fine and most unusual cover, not recorded by Foster or the BWISC Encyclopaedia. Photo provenance:Dr. H. Urwick, March 1957J. Grant Glassco, November 1969E.M. Ericks...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSavannah La Mar, "A75"1859 (25 Mar.) double rate entire letter "envelope" "per packet paid" to London, bearing 6d. lilac wing-margin pair both neatly cancelled "A75" and tied by London Paid datestamp (16.6), "savannah-la-mar/jamaica" P2b despatch, Kingston and London (16.7) datestamps on reverse; trivial edge imperfections, otherwise fine. Believed to be the only recorded double Packet Letter rate cover with G.B. 6d. values and this numeral cancellation. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, Mar...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSavannah La Mar, "A75"1859 (25 May) entire to London, bearing wing-margin 6d. lilac cancelled by superb "A75" and tied by small part of recipients manuscript marks, London Paid (16.6) below the adhesive, P2b despatch and arrival (26.5) datestamps on reverse. Photo provenance:Dr. R.H. Urwick, May 1957J. Grant Glassco, November 1957Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSavannah La Mar, "A75"1859 (2 June) entire to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red vertical (2) and horizontal (2) pairs each cancelled "A75" and showing P2b despatch and arrival (4.6) datestamps on reverse; the adhesives with a few small faults though the only recorded example of this franking from Savannah La Mar. Foster 133es. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSavannah La Mar, "A75"1859 (12 Dec.) entire "paid" to Kingston, bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair both clearly cancelled "A75" and showing "savanna-la-mar/jamaica" P11 and "kingston/jamaica" K8 (14.12) datestamps at left. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSpanish Town, "A76"1859 (9 May) large piece bearing 4d. rose-carmine vertical pair cancelled "A76" with a further light strike alongside and with "spanish-town/jamaica" P2a datestamp at left as folded. An attractive franking representing a double letter rate for carriage under 60 miles. Foster did not record a double letter rate to Kingston. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSpanish Town, "A76"1859 (1 Aug.) entire to Four Paths Post Office, bearing 4d. rose-carmine (a few short perfs.) cancelled by fine "A76" and with light "spanish town/jamaica" P11 datestamp at upper left, Clarendon P8 datestamp (1.8) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSpanish Town, "A76"1859 (8 Sept.) entire "p packet" to Derby, bearing 1d. rose-red vertical pair and wing-margin 4d. rose-carmine each cancelled "A76" and with light P11 despatch and Kingston transit datestamp alongside, upon arrival redirected to Doveridge and showing manuscript "1" for redirection, London Paid (2.10), Derby (3.10) and Ashbourne (5.10) datestamps, and circular-undated "sudbury", redirected again to Ashbourne and showing, on reverse, Derby datestamps (3.10 and 4.10) and ci...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsSpanish Town, "A76"1860 (26 Jan.) envelope to Halse Hall, Four Paths, bearing 4d. rose-carmine cancelled by superb "A76" and with equally fine "spanish-town/jamaica" P2a datestamp (late usage) at right, light Clarendon P8 datestamp on reverse; very fine. Photo:provenance:E.M. Erickson, September 1983Andre Bollen, February 1983Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsStewart Town, "A77"1859 (5 Mar.) entire to Falmouth, bearing 4d. rose-carmine lightly cancelled "A77" with part "dry-harbour/jamaica" P8 datestamp at foot and with light "stewart-town-jamaica" P8 datestamp alongside the adhesive with date in manuscript, part Falmouth arrival datestamp on reverse; some faults though very rare with only three items recorded from this office by Foster. 135c. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsStewart Town, "A77"1860 (2 Apr.) entire letter to Spanish Town, bearing 6d. lilac cancelled "A77" and with "stewart town/jamaica" P11 datestamp alongside, the reverse with P11 Annotto Bay (3.4) and P2b arrival (4.4) datestamps; a few small faults though a very rare cover from this office with only one such 6d. franking recorded by Foster. 135d. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOverseas DestinationsFrance1860 (13 Mar) entire letter from Kingston to Bordeaux, bearing 1d. rose-red and 4d. rose-carmine wing-margin pair each neatly cancelled "A01" alongside "kingston/jamaica" K8 datestamp, showing London Paid datestamp (28.8), circular-framed "pd" and Calais entry datestamp (28.4), all on face, Paris (29.4) and Bordeaux (30.4) datestamps on reverse. A rare and highly attractive franking with this destination not recorded by Foster. Two covers to France recorded in th...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOverseas DestinationsGermany1859 (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 rar...

Great Britain Stamps Used in JamaicaImperial Issues used at the Post Towns after the arrival of the ObliteratorsOverseas DestinationsIndia1859 (27 Dec.) envelope ex the Major Kent correspondence "Per Packet from Jamaica" to Calcutta, bearing 6d. lilac (2, one creased) both cancelled "A01" with "kingston jamaica" K8 datestamp alongside and London Paid datestamp (19.1) towards foot, five Calcutta datestamps (6-8.3) on reverse. Photoprovenance:Andre Bollen, February 1983Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditio...

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Adhesives No Longer Valid in Jamaica after 1 August 18601860 (24 Aug.) "Under ½oz." entire from Vere to London illustrating Provisional use of cash to prepay postage, large manuscript "6" in red crayon, "vere/jamaica" P2a, "jamaica/paid" PD5 (25.8) and London Paid (13.9) datestamps. Most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Adhesives No Longer Valid in Jamaica after 1 August 18601860 (12 Oct.) piece bearing 4d. rose-carmine pair cancelled with pen crosses and tied by "lilliput/jamaica" P9a datestamp with code "I", the only example recorded by Foster, light "jamaica/paid" PD5 and London (11.11) datestamps. Illustrated in both the Nicholson and Collett handbooks. Photo provenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Great Britain Used in JamaicaImperial Adhesives No Longer Valid in Jamaica after 1 August 18601864 (29 Aug.) envelope from Port Royal to Kingston, bearing 1d. rose-red pair (light creasing) sharing manuscript "No Good" and both cancelled "A67", showing "2d" (ink etching) to pay the fine and with light "port-royal/jamaica" P11 despatch datestamp at foot, Kingston transit datestamp (30.8) on reverse. A highly unusual late non-acceptance of G.B. adhesives to prepay postage. Photo:provenance:J. Grant Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

Incoming MailFrom Brazil1869 (Apr.) soldiers envelope "From John Clouies Seaman H.M. Ship Anegaera Rio de Janeiro South America" to a brother Corporal Thomas Cloues of the 84th. Regiment at Newcastle, Kingston, countersigned by the Commanding Officer, carried to London and bearing G.B. 1d. rose-red cancelled with indistinct numeral, then forwarded to Jamaica, Kingston datestamp (22.5) on reverse. A most unusual routing for a soldiers concessionary rate cover. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Canada1867 (5 Sept.) envelope from Montreal to Malvern Post Office, bearing 1859 1c. rose vertical strip of three and 10c. purple vertical pair thrice cancelled with duplex of bars, St. Thomas (22.9), Kingston (4.6) and arrival (6.6) datestamps on reverse; edge faults though a remarkable and very rare franking of the 23c. via St. Thomas route. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Canada1874 (30 Oct.) envelope from Norwich, Ont. "Via New York by their Atlas Mail" to Plantain Garden River Post Office, rated "7" in red crayon alongside "6" in pencil and bearing Small Queen 3c. orange pairs (2, faults at top) both cancelled by neat datestamp and showing New York datestamp in red (13.11) and with arrival datestamp (21.11) at left, Woodstock and Montreal (30.10) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Cuba1876 (12 Sept.) entire letter from Cienfuegos "p Alicante via Habana" to Kingston, bearing Cuba 50c. blue in combination with Jamaica 2d. rose and 4d. brown-orange all cancelled by oval of thin bars and with despatch datestamp at foot, rated "5" in pencil and with light Jamaica "ship letter" handstamp, Kingston datestamp (27.9) on reverse; filing creases cross both Jamaica adhesives and faults on reverse though very rare. Photoprovenance:Grant J. Glassco, November 1969Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Incoming MailFrom France1868 (Dec.) envelope from Paris "via Southampton" to Sir John P. Grant at Spanish Town, bearing 80c. rose (2) lightly cancelled and showing despatch datestamp, boxed "pd", London Paid (31.12?) and arrival datestamp, all on face, Kingston datestamp (23.1) on reverse. PhotoNote: Sir John Peter Grant was the first Governor under the Crown Colony Regime which lasted from 1866 until 1884 with the Governor having absolute power. He laid the foundations of the modern Jamaica by improving the legal system, establishing local councils, an all island Police force, a local medi...

Incoming MailFrom Haiti1880 (24 Dec.) envelope to the Cashier Island Treasury, Kingston, handstamped "abm n. crosswell, port-au-prince" on flap and forwarded by the same company, possibly privately, to Jamaica, put into the post there and registered at Port Royal, bearing 2d. rose (2) each cancelled "A67" and showing oval-framed "jamaica/registered" datestamp at left, large manuscript ""8" additionally tying the adhesives and suggesting that the item may have been compulsorily registered as addressed to the Treasury and possibly having contained money. Photo Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pr...

Incoming MailFrom India1870 (12 July) envelope from Bombay "Via Marseilles" to Kingston, bearing 8a. rose pair sharing "1" duplex and with London Paid datestamp (8.8) below, arrival datestamp (4.9) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Kenya1929 (Dec.) envelope registered from Nairobi to Jamaica showing "observed to be/in bad condition/g.p.o. jamaica." cachet in violet and sealed with several Kingston Officially Sealed labels; most unusualprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Newfoundland1898 (20 Aug.) 2c. orange postcard from St. John's, Newfoundland to Kingston, cancelled with neat single-ring datestamp and with arrival datestamp (1.9) at lower left corner, New York datestamp on reverseSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom New Zealand1862 (11 Apr.) envelope from New Plymouth to Port Royal, bearing 1858-62 6d. bistre pair with margins in places and lightly cancelled with central "9" obliterator, showing "Foreign 5d" and "1" both in red crayon for accountancy purposes and with London Paid and Kingston (5.7) datestamps, all on face, despatch and indistinct datestamps on reverse. An extremely rare destination from New Zealand at this time. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Nova Scotia1861 (Jan.) envelope "via New York" to Mile Gully Post Office, bearing 8½c. green horizontal pair cancelled with void oval of bars and with light arrival datestamp at left; the postage of 17c. including 3½c. for the New York routing; half of reverse originally damaged and replaced with similar paper. A very rare franking. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Surinam1917 5c. envelope, uprated with 5c. and 12½c., registered from Paramaribo "Via New York Per S.S. Prins der Nederlanden" to the Government Railway at Kingston, neatly cancelled and showing, on reverse, delightful whiskey advertising label, New York (15.11) and Kingston (26.11) datestamps. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom The United Kingdom1837 (20 Mar.) printed envelope from the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, sent Free to a Pensioner of the 36th. Regiment of Foot and marked "Not called for" at left, Kingston datestamp (8.1) on reverse; minor faults and soiling across top edge otherwise fine and most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom The United Kingdom1866 (1 Oct.) envelope from London to Savannah La Mar, franked at 10d. with 4d. and 6d. when the rate was 1/- up to ½oz. and resulting in a deficiency of 2d., showing "deficient postage 6d./half.fine ----- 6d./1/-" with the total fine portion altered from "1/-" to "1/-6" in error when the total due should have been just 8d., light arrival datestamp (22.10) at foot, Kingston datestamp (20.10) on reverse; most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom The United Kingdom1874 (3 Mar.) envelope (opened-out) from Leeds to Watsons Hill Post Office, bearing 1d. rose-red pair (defect between at top) cancelled with "447" duplex, showing "exc deficient postage/oz british share of fine" handstamp completed for 10d. and 6d. respectively for a total of "1/4" subsequently deleted and replaced with "1/14" in blue crayon to include the Jamaica inland postage, the reverse with a further "1/10 to Pay/Watsons Hill" alongside Kingston (20.4) and Watsons Hill (21.4, crossed by tear) datestamps, the earliest recorded example of this datestamp...

Incoming MailFrom The United Kingdom1883 (14 May) envelope from Brading, Isle of Wight "By quickest route" to Kingston, bearing 2½d. blue Plate 22 cancelled "C54", assuming the correct postage at 4d., apparently underpaid by 1½d and showing "value of stamps/sum to be collected" handstamp completed for "2½" and "3" respectively and showing large "3" in blue crayon and "T" handstamp, Kingston datestamp (4.6) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom The United States of America1919 (14 and 15 Oct.) 2c. red envelopes ex the same correspondence from East Downingtown, U.S.A. to Montego Bay and Kingston respectively, both bearing Postage Due 1c. red (7) and showing wood cut "3d" handstamp in violet (Proud A58) and with various other markings including Montego Bay and Constant Spring datestamps and "return to sender" handstamps. An unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Incoming MailFrom Victoria1891 (28 July) envelope (222x102mm.) registered from Market St., Melbourne "Via London" to The Colonial Bank in Kingston, bearing 2½d. pair, 4d., 5d., 8d. (2) and 1/6d. orange all cancelled "1/W" in circle of bars and with datestamp and boxed "registered", all in blue, showing London Registered hooded datestamp and Jamaica Registered oval datestamp, all on face; some soiling at edges though a remarkable five-colour commercial franking of 4/- to this unusual destination. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

Judicial Stamps1903 (20 Aug.) envelope from Black River and addressed locally, bearing 6d. orange cancelled by neat squared-circle datestamp; fine and attractiveSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Judicial Stamps1953 Script CA 6d. upper right corner block of twelve (6x2), 1/- and 2/- corner blocks of four, 4/- (2), 6/6d., 8/6d. block of four, 10/- and £1, unmounted mint, 1957 block CA 2/- marginal pair unmounted mint, 6d.interpanneau block of eight (4x2) and 2/- block of four, used. A scarce group. Barefoot 43-46, 48-51, 52, 54Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssuePhotographic Essays1d., 3d., 4d., 9d., 1/-, 2/-, 5/- and £1 in close to issued designs, executed on separate pieces on photographic card. A unique group. Photoprovenance:De La Rue ArchivesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssuePhotographic Essays1d. and 5/-, both in close to issued designs, executed on separate pieces of photographic paperSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssuePhotographic Essays3d., 4d., 9d., 1/- and 2/- all in unaccepted designs, affixed to a single piece of card dated "2-11-37". A unique group. Photoprovenance:De La Rue ArchivesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueDie ProofsKing's head facing right in cross-hatched oval surround, examples struck in deep blue and in black, both on cream wove paper (140x115mm.). A unique pair. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueImperforate Plate Proofs10/- myrtle-green marginal block of six (3x2) on thin wove paper and from the foot of the sheet with complete imprint and plate number "1", manuscript "28.9.51 m/c No 4 2" in blue ink. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueSpecimen Stamps½d. to £1 set of thirteen, each perforated "specimen", fine mint. S.G. 121-133as, £350Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d. to £1 largely mint collection with representations of all values and colours and with a range of blocks of four or larger, the majority of the value being in a very fine study of the 5/- value which includes one perforated "specimen", a range of the various printings with a block of eight, a block of six, blocks of four (19, three used), several with imprints or plate numbers, two strips of four and a used line perf. 14,, 10/- mint (3) and used blocks of four; also 1950 large envelope to England franked at 17/6d. including 5/- July 1948 p...

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps½d. blue-green, variety watermark sideways, lightly cancelled. Fine and the sole example of this watermark variety recorded. S.G. 121a, £10,000. Photoprovenance:Graham Cooper, December 2016Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps1/- green and purple-brown lower left corner block of four from Plate 1, Row 11/1 variety repaired chimney and one additionally showing variety "A" of "CA" missing from watermark, fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 130a, b. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps1/- green and purple-brown lower left corner block of four from Plate 1, Row 11/1 variety repaired chimney, fresh mint with the stamps remaining unmounted; tiny thin in lower margin though of fine appearance and a most attractive positional multiple of this variety. S.G. 130a, £650+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps1/- green and purple-brown lower left corner vertical pair from Plate 1 second printing, Row 11/1 variety repaired chimney corrected; traces of gum creasing, otherwise fresh and fine unmounted mint. A most attractive positional multiple of this corrected variety. S.G. 130a var. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps2/- blue and chocolate complete sheet of sixty (5x12), fresh unmounted mint; folded horizontally at centre. A rare multiple. S.G. 131, £2,100Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps5/- slate-blue and yellow-orange 1942 line perf. 14 emergency printing, wonderful fresh colour and mint with a single hinge mark at top. A very fine and most attractive example of this rare wartime printing, and one of the great rarities issued during the reign of George VI. S.G. 132a, £7,000. PhotoNote: The 1942 line perforated 14 5/- was a wartime printing that came about when the works of De La Rue & Co. were bombed one night, destroying the plant and all its machinery, except for the stamps in the strong room. These were sent to Watford...

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps5/- slate-blue and yellow-orange, June 1949 perf. 13.2 complete sheet of thirty (6x5); crease affecting the lower two rows, unmounted mintSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1938-52 King George VI Definitive IssueIssued Stamps£1 chocolate and violet complete sheet of thirty (6x5), fine unmounted mint. A very rare multiple. S.G. 133a, £1,500+Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King George VI Later Issues1945-52 largely mint collection including 1945-46 "New Constitution" set of seven perforated "specimen", the set of eleven in singles, eight values in imprint blocks of four, 2d., 2/- and 5/- each affixed to piece signed by the designer; 1945-46 set of four in blocks of four; 1948 Silver Wedding £1 imprint block of four, 1949 U.P.U. set of four in imprint/plate number blocks of six or eight, 1951 College pair in imprint/plate number blocks of twelve and 1952 Scout Jamboree set in imprint/plate number blocks of eight and four respectively; fineSubject to 20% VAT on B...

King George VI Later Issues1946 Victory1½d. and 3d. vertical strips of three perforated "specimen" (D21), unmounted mint; 3d. stamp at foot with a few foxed perfs., otherwise fine and a rare pair of multiples. S.G. 141-142s, £270+provenance:Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King George VI Later Issues1952 First Caribbean Scout Jamboree Issue2d. and 6d. Bradbury Wilkinson stamp-size photographic essays in close to issued designs, affixed to small piece. Photoprovenance:De La Rue ArchivesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

King George VI Later IssuesPropaganda ForgeriesLiquidation of Empire set of six used with datestamps in black (2d.) or violet; a fine and scarce set. PhotoFSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Missent To or Mail Via Jamaica1870 (30 July) mourning envelope (central vertical fold) from Hunter's Hill, New South Wales "p Wonga Wonga" via Panama and St. Thomas to Nevis, twice rated "4", both deleted and showing a fine strike of the very rare "Missent to/Jamaica." TR7 handstamp (Proud 130), despatch and Panama (19.10) datestamps on face, Sydney, St. Thomas (23.10), Kingston (24.10) and arrival double-arc (2.11) datestamps on reverse, one 6d. from the original franking remains. Believed one of only two recorded examples of this handstamp. PhotoNote: A cover from Trinidad with the same ha...

Missent To or Mail Via Jamaica1871 (4 Nov.) entire letter from Santiago de Cuba "via Jamaica" to France, showing "gb/2f" accountancy handstamp and, on reverse across join, "forwarded by/davidson colhurst & co/kingston jamaica" oval-framed handstamp, Kingston, London and French entry datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Missent To or Mail Via Jamaica1873 (9 Aug.) envelope from Trinidad to Bermuda, rated "4" in red crayon and bearing one 4d. grey of the original franking, showing a fine strike of the very rare "Missent to/Jamaica." TR7 handstamp (Proud 130) at top and with Kingston (20.8) and St. Thomas (28.8) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Missent To or Mail Via Jamaica1874 (22-25 Nov.) envelope, complete with very long letter, from Cuthbert Druitt on board S.S. Moselle at sea and completed on 25 November, some twenty days later stating that he is now on board the Seagull having arrived that day at Port Royal and visited the ship to despatch the letter and noting that he is rejoining the Moselle the following day, marked "No stamps obtainable, H.M.S. Seagull, Port Royal 22/11/74" and showing large "3/-" double rate charge handstamp alongside rare "plymouth to bristol t.p.o." datestamp (14.12) and, on reverse, St. Thomas (2...

Official Stamps1890-91 IssueOverprint 17-17½mm. Long½d. green, variety "o" omitted, fine mint. Scarce. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. O1a, £800. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 IssueOverprint 17-17½mm. Long½d. green, variety both "i" 's omitted, cancelled with large part 4 November 1890 Kingston squared-circle datestamp; fine and scarce. S.G. O1c, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 IssueOverprint 17-17½mm. Long½d. green with varieties overprint inverted mint (2) and used (a little soiled), overprint double mint (some foxing on gum) and overprint double, one diagonal used (repaired at foot). S.G. O1e, f, £540Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 IssueOverprint 17-17½mm. Long½d. green, variety overprint double, one vertical; trace of soiling at upper right corner, otherwise fine mint. Scarce. Signed Bloch. S.G. O1h, £900. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 IssueOverprint 15-16mm. Long½d. green block of twenty-four, [1-12, 1-12], fine mint with all but a couple unmounted. A scarce multiple. BWISC Encyclopaedia Setting 3. S.G. O2, £1,080+. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 De La Rue IssueEssay Colour Trial2d. in green, a marginal example initialled in red ink and affixed to small piece ex the printers archive. B.P.A. Certificate (1985). PhotoNote: On 5 February 1890 De La Rue received a requisition for 1d. and 2d. Official stamps, utilising the old postage stamp plates overprinted. On 7 February De La Rue pointed out that such plates had been destroyed on the instructions of the Crown Agents, at the same time forwarding the suggestion offered in the above lot to meet the Colonial Government's requirements, printing the 1d. in red and the...

Official Stamps1890-91 De La Rue IssueSpecimen and Issued StampsA set of three overprinted "specimen", mint, two issued mint sets, ½d., 1d. strip of three (cancelled at Morant Bay) and 2d. used; generally fine. S.G. O3-5, £245Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Official Stamps1890-91 De La Rue IssueSpecimen and Issued Stamps½d., 1d. and 2d. each overprinted "specimen" (D12) and affixed to small pieces ex the De La Rue day book collection, dated "Mar 91", "Mar 1890" and "Mar 1890." respectively. A unique trioSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1855-74 IssueDie Proofs1½d. stamp-size in black and in dull blue (5mm. margins) on glazed card. A scarce pair with that in dull blue particularly unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1855-74 IssueSpecimen Stamps1½d. blue on blue (2, one with narrow sheet margin at foot) and 3d. purple on blue, each with manuscript "Specimen", fresh with part original gum; a fine and scarce trio. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1855-74 IssueIssued Stamps3d. purple on blue block of four (diagonal crease affecting right hand vertical pair), purple on lilac block of six (no gum) and single of each with large part original gum. S.G. F5, F5b, £780Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1855-74 IssueIssued Stamps3d. purple on lilac horizontal pair, variety imperforate, design trimmed at base, fresh with part original gum. Rare. S.G. F5ba, £700. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1855-74 IssueCovers1891 (1 Sept.) envelope from Kingston addressed locally and bearing 3d. purple on lilac (aged perfs.) cancelled by squared-circle datestamp and showing diamond-framed "street/letter box/jamaica" handstamp alongside, 1893 envelope registered from Christiana to Kingston bearing 3d. lilac with part squared-circle datestamp and oval registered datestamp alongside, and 1904 envelope from Kingston "via USA" to England bearing 3d. purple on white neatly cancelled by double-ring datestamp; the first with some light foxing, otherwise fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buy...

Postal Fiscal Stamps1858 IssueDie Proofs1/-, 5/- and 10/-, each stamp-size in black on glazed card and die sunk on thick card (108x44mm.). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1858 IssueDie Proofs1/- rose, 5/- bright violet and 10/- pale green, each stamp-size on glazed card; 1/- a fraction soiled though a very rare trio. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1858 IssueDie Proofs10/- in black on glazed card (82x60mm.), unmarked. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1858 IssueSpecimen Stamps1/- rose marginal block of six (2x3) from the left of the sheet, 5/- lilac and 10/- green, each handstamped "specimen" (GB2), unused with part original gum and four of the 1/- unmounted; also issued 1/- unused with part original gum, 1/-, 5/- and 10/- with postal cancellations, none of which are guaranteed. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1858 IssueCover1893 (Dec.) envelope from Kingston "per S.S. Alpha" to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bearing 1/- rose with neat double-ring datestamp, Kingston (27.12) and arrival datestamp (8.1) on reverse; flap missing and two creases well clear of the adhesive. Sold on its meritsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1865-73 IssueDie Proofs1d. in black on glazed card (92x69mm.), marked "before hardening", dated "Feb. 1, 1865", initialled and numbered "7034". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1865-73 IssuePerforated Colour Trial1d. in pale purple, affixed to Appendix sheet (158x127mm.) marked "Jamaica Specimen of a Revenue Stamp printed in "Double Fugitive" Purple ink" and initialled alongside the stamp. Unique. Photoprovenance:Robson Lowe, Bermuda February 1979Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1865-73 IssueIssued Stamps, Watermark Pineapple1d. rose horizontal pair, variety imperforate, fine with large part original gum. S.G. F1a, £550. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1865-73 IssueCovers1891 (7 Apr.) envelope from Half Way Tree to London, bearing 1d. rose strip of four and a single each cancelled "G15" and with despatch, Kingston (7.4) and arrival (23.4) datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Postal Fiscal Stamps1865-73 IssueCovers1891 (1 June) envelope registered from Kingston to New York, bearing 1d. rose strip of three in combination with 1889-91 1d. and 2½d. vertical pair all cancelled with oval registered datestamps, oval-framed "R" at foot and with boxed "supposed liable to/united states/customs duties." boxed handstamp at right; most unusual; two Seybold handstamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

17th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1670 (Apr.) entire letter from "Port Royall" to Sir Richard Hopkins "in Coventry p Capt. Stubbs Q.D.C.", rated "2 3 (in all 5d)" and with "vi/25" Bishop mark on reverse. Considered the earliest known letter with a postal marking from Jamaica. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

17th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1695 (12 June) entire letter (light overall toning) from Port Royal "p ye Tyger Q.D.C." to William Sympson at Inner Temple, London and redirected on reverse to Salisbury, rated double transatlantic charge of 1/6d. plus 2d. inland charge of 2d. from port of landing to London and double rate from London to Salisbury for a total of "In all 2/-", computed on face and reverse, Bishop mark "30/au" on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

17th. Century Overseas Letters Carried Privately1676 (30 June) entire letter from "Tho.(mas) Modyford", previously Governor from 1664-1674 after which he was recalled and imprisoned in the Tower of London, to Sir Richard Hopkins in London during the period that Modyford had been returned to Jamaica as Chief Justice from 1675-1679. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Spanish Treasure Ship Letter1687 (8 Oct.) entire letter from Matt Gregory to his brother, marked as being "Handbrought Katherine Gregory of Jamaica Borne 1687" and with recipients note as to the writer and content referring to a local Spanish wreck with 300 tons of plate and gold, "The wreck that is found not far off this place"; a couple of creases, otherwise a fine and very interesting early letter accompanied by fully typed transcript. PhotoNote: In 1686 Christopher Monck, 2nd. Duke of Albemarle, was a major investor in a treasure seeking expedition headed by William Phips. Phips locate...

The "Dummer" Packet Service, 1702-17111705 (9 June) entire letter "p 6 Island Packet Boat" to Messers. Thomas Eyre in London, rated "16" (1/6d. single Packet rate to England - London Gazette, 12-15 March 1706) and showing, on reverse, two "av/6" Bishop marks; overall toning, stains and creases though a rare and very early example of mail sent via this famous Packet Service. PhotoNote: Edmund Dummer, Surveyor-General of the Navy, obtained agreement to operate the first Packet Service in the West Indies from October 1702 . Over-optimism regarding revenue, and the loss of ships by enemy action a...

The "Dummer" Packet Service, 1702-17111705 (11 Aug.) "p Qun Ann Packett Boat. Capt. Massy. Q.D.C.", Clarke & Parker to John and Thomas Eyre, merchants in London, rated "1N6" and showing, on reverse, "oc/1" Bishop mark; front and interior pages separated and with a central vertical crease though a lovely clean letter sent on this famous service. PhotoNote: The "Queen Ann" made only the one successful round trip on behalf of the Dummer Packet Service. Whilst on the 2nd. voyage on 25 February 1706 she was captured by a French privateerSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information p...

The "Dummer" Packet Service, 1702-17111707 (5 Dec.) single rate entire letter ex the Thomas Eyre correspondence "p Antegoa Pact. Capt Williams QDC", "To be left at the Jamaica Coffee House, London", single rated "1N6" and with superb "ia/23" Bishop mark on reverse. A very fine single rate franking introduced in the latter half of 1704. PhotoNote: The "Antegoan" was in the service of Edmund Dummer from 1705 until she was captured on her sixth voyage in 1708provenance: Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

The "Dummer" Packet Service, 1702-17111708 (24 May and subsequently 18 June) double rate entire letter ex the Thomas Eyre correspondence "p Antegoa Packt. Capt. Williams QDC" "To be left at the Jamaica Coffee House London" and showing superb "v/2" Bishop mark on reverse. A superb letter with the double rate introduced in the latter half of 1704. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1710 (26 Mar.) entire letter from Peter Heywood, Chief Justice of Jamaica, "p the Elton Gally" to Charles Long "to be left with Mr. Charles Kent, Merchant in London", normally rated "6" from port of entry to London though this cover most unusually apparently incorrectly rated "7" and with part Bishop mark on reverse, the charge of "7" possibly including a Captains 1d. gratuity though the official inclusion of this charge into the manuscript rate did not come into being until 1711. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1711 (29 Aug.) entire letter from Peter Heywood, Chief Justice of Jamaica, "p the Nonsuch Man of Warr" (broken up in 1745) to Charles Long "to be left with Mr. Charles Kent, Merchant in London", rated "4" indicating that the letter was taken by hand and posted on arrival, "24/oc" Bishop mark on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1712 (31 May) entire letter "pr the Jeffrys Galley QDC" to Charles Long in Queens Square, London, rated "5" and with "iy/18" Bishop mark on reverse. PhotoNote: Long's correspondence was usually sent by the "Elton Gally" but there were weather problems at the time which interfered with the scheduleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1730 (19 Apr.) entire letter from "Kingstown in Jamaica" to "Sir Archibald Grant Bartt, Member of Parliat att his lodging in Conduit Street by Hannover Square, London", marked "Ship Letter 5" (Ship Letter charge of 1d. and inland charge of 4d.) and with "1/iy" Bishop mark on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1760 (Feb. and May) entire letters ex the Stark correspondence to Clatto near St. Andrews, the first "p. the Duke Packet, Capt. Dillan Q.D.C.", rated "1/6" and "1/2", the second "p the Dreadnought Man of War Q.D.C." rated "6" and "In 2/4" with contents including "A rebellion of the Negroes in St. Marys hath occasioned a great deal of disturbance and loss of many lives, so Martial Law was declared"; 1762 entire letter "by the St. Michael, Capt. Buller Q.D.C." to London, rated "5" with contents including "The Martial Law continued here from 26 Jan 12 instant...

18th. Century Overseas Ship Letters1798 (20 May) entire letter (front and back pages separated) from Kingston "p H.M Cutter Wm. Pitt" via London to Ireland, rated at Packet charge to London plus charge to Ireland re-appraised from "1/8" to "2/6", London transit datestamp on reverseNote: Due to the war against France there was often a shortage of Packets to take the mails, due to loss or capture. On 18 March 1798 the situation was particularly bad and Francis Freeling reported to the Postmaster-General that there was none available to take out the Jamaica mail. Application was made for the l...

18th Century Free Mail1785 (2 June) entire letter from Blue Mountain Estate to Kingston, marked "Blue Mountain P.O. Will Sutherland"; an early and most unusual free frank. Photoprovenance:Francois Piat Dewavrin, December 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

18th. Century Incoming Mail1778 (1 Sept.) entire letter from London "By the Packet" to Spanish Town, rated "1N" and showing, on reverse, Dockwra "penny/post/paid/w/we" datestamp alongside "1/se" Bishop mark; unusual with a Dockwra datestamp and with interesting comments including "The late engagement between Admiral Keppel and the Brest fleet.....the expectations of the people at large were not answered....The treatment of the Congress of America of our Commissioners and their conciliatory propositions... the march of General Clinton with the Army from Philadelphia to New York through the J...

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1748 (19 Sept.) entire letter "p Swallow" to Mrs. Elizabeth Calender "To the care of Capt. John Myers in London", rated "1N6" and showing, on reverse, partially fine "jamaica" handstamp (Foster J1 sub type with tail of the "j" not extending below the line of the other letters), "12/de" Bishop mark on reverse. Proud PS2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1758 (26 July) entire letter "p. the Duke Packet Q.D.C." to Clatto near Edinburgh, rated "1N6" single packet rate to London plus 6d. London to Edinburgh and 2d. Edinburgh to Clatto, showing on reverse superb "jamaica" (J1 sub type with tail of "j" extending below the other letters, crossed by filing crease) and equally fine "29/se" Bishop mark. Proud PS3 and a very early date of use. Photoprovenance: Sissons, December 1982E. M. Erickson, September 1972Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1762 (31 Jan.) entire letter "p Packet" to the Jamaica Coffee House, London, rated 1N6" and showing, on reverse, superb "jamaica" (J1 sub type with tail of "j" extending below the other letters) and Bishop mark. Proud PS3. PhotoNote: No regular Packet service existed between Jamaica and England from 1711 to 1755 and consequently the majority of letters from the island had to be taken by private ship. Special mail bags were maintained at the Coffee Houses to be carried by the next vessel and similarly letters brought to London could be collecte...

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1764 (3 July) double rate entire letter "By His Majestys Ship Cornwall" to Wiltshire with the "Care of" deleted , showing "8" inland rate mark and Bishop marks for "22/se" and "24/se" on face, the reverse with largely fine "iamaica" (J2). Proud PS4 EKD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1776 (24 Feb.) entire letter to Edinburgh, rated "1N6" and showing, on reverse, superb "iamaica" (J3) and "3/1V" Bishop mark. Proud PS5. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1778 (19 Nov.) entire letter "per His Majesties Packett Hilsboro Q.D.C." via London to Bristol, rated "2N" double packet rate and inland postage of 8d. for an "In all" handstamp charge of "2N8" and showing, on reverse, fine 5th. Type "jamaica" handstamp (Proud PS6) alongside "18/au" Bishop mark; notations inside the letter that the original went "per Cupid", the first duplicate via "Weymouth Packet" making this the second duplicate letter. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1781 (5 Sept.) entire letter from Kingston "p Vigilant Packet" to Edinburgh, rated "1n6" and showing, on reverse, fine 5th. Type "jamaica" with varieties sloping "ja" and distorted "c", "1/no" Bishop mark on reverse; unusual. Proud PS6. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Kingston "jamaica" and "iamaica" Handstamps1795 (20 Dec.) entire letter from "Greenwall St. David" "p packet" to London, rated "3/-" and with indistinct marking on face, the reverse with fine "iamaica" handstamp and London arrival datestamp (20.2); contents include "The situation of this island at the present form the Rebellion of the Maroons and labouring under the most distressing circumstances of Martial Law, whereby we are obliged to become soldiers and thereby deprived of the power of attending to other concerns at the matter that is requisite"Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

The Jamaica Bishop March Handstamp1778 (25 May) entire letter from Halifax, Nova Scotia to John Grant at Spanish Town and showing, on reverse, a very fine strike of the Jamaica Bishop mark for "ju/27 alongside "king/ston" T1a (Proud PS5, rare and of which only about ten examples are recorded) in the same ink, proving that the Bishop mark was indeed struck in Jamaica; the contents mention problems of ships being taken by American privateers with the American War of Independence in full swing at this time and revealing that the letter was taken by "Capt. Hill of the Royal George bound to ye Nor...

The Jamaica Bishop Mark Handstamp1799 (8 Apr.) entire letter, headed "Pastures Clarendon", via Kingston to Roxborough, rated "4/4" in red and again in black ink and showing, on reverse, superb "jamaica/20 apr.9" J4 datestamp (a very early date), equally fine "ap/13" Bishop mark and London datestamp (1.7) in red. A fine and rare example of the Bishop mark applied on outgoing mail. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Jamaica Bishop Mark Handstamp1801 (23 July) entire letter from Liverpool to Morant Bay, rated "1/-" and showing, on reverse, a very light strike of the Bishop mark, applied on incoming mail at Kingston. Rare. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1770 (29 June) entire letter headed "Eden in St. Marys" to John Grant at "Epsom Penn, Spanish Town", rated "7½" for a single letter travelling under 100 miles and showing, on reverse, superb "salt gut" well away from face panel creases. Unlisted in Foster and some four years earlier than its previous earliest reference in 1774. Proud PS1 and the sole example recorded by him. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1778 (20 Apr.) entire letter from Ardoch, Scotland to Kingston showing, on reverse, fine "king/ston" T1a handstamp. Proud PS5, rare and of which only about ten examples are believed recorded. Photoprovenance:Dick Hemmings, March 2014Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1784 (20 Sept.) entire letter headed "Trelawny" overland to Kingston and then "By the Packet" to Madeira and possibly routed via London due to a transit time of 3½ months with arrival of 7 January 1785, manuscript "Paid 1/3" Currency for a single inland letter rate of over 100 miles and 1/- UK inward Packet letter to London, showing light "martha/brae" alongside partially fine Type 2 "lacovia". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1785 (27 May) entire letter from "Plantain Garden River, St. Thos. in the East"

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1787 (4 Dec.) printed advertisement and letter for a sale of "495 Choice Young Eboe Negroes" from Bonny on board the ship "King Pepple", addressed to Francis Grant at Trelawny Estate and showing "p post", "post paid" and large "Paid", the reverse with "king/ston" T1a (Proud PS6, rare and of which only about ten examples are recorded), most unusual. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1793 (19 Feb.) entire letter from "Runaway Bay" to Trelawny, rated "7½" for single letter under 100 miles alongside superb "dry/harbour" PS2 with a further strike on reverse. An outstanding cover bearing the sole recorded inked example of this two-line handstamp, one other example being known struck nearly albino. PhotoThis cover is illustrated on page 166 of the Foster handbook provenance:Robert TopazSissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T1 in Two or Three Lines1801 (20 Jan.) entire letter, headed "Shapton Jamaica", "p Caroline Packet" to St. Albans, rated "Inld Postg 1/3" for inland postage plus 1/- Packet rate to UK and 8d. UK inland postage, a total of "1/8" and showing, on reverse, "robins/river" and with very fine "jamaica/29 jan 1801" J5 datestamp and arrival datestamp (25.3); the latest recorded usage of this short-lived handstamp which was only in use for some four months. Proud PS2 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Co...

The Post Town Straight Line Handstamps1761 (24 Aug.) double rate entire letter (vertical filing crease) from Kingston "By the Newcastle Packet" to London, rated "1N6" altered to "3/-" and showing Inspectors "Crown" handstamp to authenticate the change, Bishop mark on reverse and accompanied by transcript of letter. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line Handstamps1762 (30 Apr.) entire letter (central vertical crease) from Kingston "By the St. Michael, Capt Buller Q.D.C" to London, rated "5" and with Bishop mark (10.9) on reverse; interesting contents include "The Martial Law and Embargo continued here from the 26th January to the 12th. Instant and has been of worst consequence to this Island than an invasion of French and Spaniards, our estates have been left without white people and no supplies of any kind could be sent them"Note: The most important slave revolts first broke out at a plant in northern St. Mary, t...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T2 in a Single Line1774 (11 Nov.) entire letter from Bristol "by the ship Mary. Capt. Smith" to Robert Hodgson "on the Mosquito Shore" care of Thomas Gray, South Sea House, Kingston, rated "1/3" and showing, on reverse, superb "lucea" used in the first year of the establishment of this Post Office. An interesting letter regarding Edmund Burk's election to the English Parliament. Proud PS1 and the sole date of use recorded by him. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T2 in a Single Line1785 (3 Oct.) entire letter from Savannah La Mar "p Grantham Packet" to Edinburgh, marked "p Inld Post 1/3" Currency and with 1/7d. charged on arrival for 1/- Packet Letter plus 7d. inland postage from London to Edinburgh and showing, on reverse across join, "sav la mar" PS3 alongside 6th. Type "iamaica" (Proud PS8) and "28/no" Bishop mark. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T2 in a Single Line1788 (6 Oct.) entire letter from Golden Grove via Kingston "by the Packet" to Thornbury, Glos., marked "Inland postage pd 7½", "1/-" for the packet rate and re-rated in total "1/5" for the total inland fee, showing on reverse, rare "lacovia*"PS2 alongside 6th. Type "iamaica" (Proud PS8) and London transit datestamp. Photoprovenance:Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T2 in a Single Line1792 (27 June) entire letter headed "St. Anns" to Kingston by the Northside Road to Green Island and then via London and Edinburgh to Aberdeen, rated "7½" Currency for a single rate letter carried between 61 and 100 miles and "1/7" charged on arrival, comprising 1/- Packet letter plus 7d. inland postage from London to Edinburgh and a further 5d. from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, showing on reverse, faint almost albino "st. anns" alongside 5th. Type "iamaica" and London arrival datestamp (21.8). Proud PS2 and the sole recorded example. Ph...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T2 in a Single Line1793 (21 July) entire letter from Kingston to "Georgia" plantation, deleted and re-addressed by the Post Office to "Mo(rant Bay)" to travel by the Windward Road, rated "7½" for a single letter rate up to 60 miles and showing, on reverse and refolded for display, partly fine "duncans" PS2 handstamp; the contents are a printed circular asking for subscriptions to help the resettlement of plantations in the "French part of Hispaniola" under threat from the French. The letter includes mention of joining with the Spaniards and the local...

Manuscript Town Markings1781 (24 Sept.) entire letter from "Swanwick (Estate)" "p Swift Pacquet" via London to Glasgow, rated "Pd 7½" Currency for a single letter under 100 miles, "1/-" UK inward Packet charge plus "8d" London to Edinburgh and "2d." Edinburgh to Glasgow, showing on reverse, manuscript "Rio Bueno", and faint 5th. Type "iamaica" alongside Edinburgh Bishop mark (3.12); some soiling though very rare with only one example recorded in Foster, this being a second. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Manuscript Town Markings1812 (23 July) small entire letter, headed "Thatchfield", via Kingston "p. Packet" to Scotland, rated 1/3d. Currency inland postage for a single letter carried over 100 miles, 1/3d. UK inward Packet letter charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to London, re-addressed, re-posted and charged 1/3d. inland postage from London to Leven, Scotland showing, on reverse, manuscript "Black River" partially crossed by Edinburgh datestamp and "jamaica" fleuron datestamp over-cancelled by London datestamp. Eleven months earlier than recorded in Proud. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT...

Manuscript Town Markings1819 (12 June) entire letter, headed "Hunterston", "per Packet" to Ayr, rated 7½d. Jamaica Currency for inland postage, 1/3d. inward Packet letter charge plus 1/3d. internal postage from Falmouth via Liverpool to Scotland, showing "missent/to/hamilton" and, on reverse, manuscript "Green Pond", "jamaica" F3 fleuron datestamp and Liverpool "206" mileage datestamp. PS3. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Manuscript Town Markings1819 (31 Aug.) entire letter, headed "Runaway Bay", "Per packet" to Scotland, rated 7½d. Jamaica Currency for inland postage, 1/3d. inward UK Packet letter charge plus 1/2d. inland postage from Falmouth to Scotland and showing, on reverse, manuscript "Runaway Bay" alongside "jamaica" F4 fleuron datestamp. PS1 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Manuscript Town Markings1829 (13 Feb.) entire "p Packet" to Annan, marked "Express Postage paid" and rated "2/6" for the Express service (deleted) and "2/3" UK inward Packet letter charge including UK inland postage, showing on reverse, "Little River Post Office" (crossed by filing crease) in a type not listed in Foster or Proud with "jamaica" F6 fleuron datestamp across join alongside. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Straight-Line "jamaica" Datestamp1801 (Jan.) double rate entire letter from Woodstock to Scotland, rated "4/10d. (1/- inward packet letter, 8d. Falmouth to Berwick and 9d. Berwick to Ayr for a total of 4/10d.) and showing, on reverse, "jamaica" J5 datestamp most unusually showing outer rim and partially over-cancelled by London datestamp (25.3), transcript of letter included. Photoprovenance:Joseph M. Mahfood, January 2011Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1802 (7 Oct.) entire letter, headed "River Hector, St. Thos. in the East" from Manchioneal "By the Princess Charlotte Packet" to Haining? in Scotland and redirected to Edinburgh, rated "7½" inland postage, "1/10" (deleted), "2/2" and, showing, on reverse, fine "manchioneal/ja" alongside "jamaica" J6 datestamp across join and arrival datestamp (24.1). PS2 ERD. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1802 (16 Oct.) entire letter, headed "Bayly's Vale, St. Mary" "packet" to London, rated "1/10" and with largely fine "highgate/ja", "jamaica/21 oct 1802" J6 and London datestamps (2.12) on reverse; the contents including "This last year has been fatal to a number of people both in the Parishes of St. George and St. Mary, the yellow fever having carried off a great number, but now it is now almost subsided". Proud PS3 and the sole date recorded by him. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1804 (8 Nov.) entire letter, headed "Blue Mountain", "pr Packet" to London, rated 7½d. inland postage, 1/- UK inward Packet letter charge plus 10d. inland postage from Falmouth to London and showing, on reverse, "blue-mountain/ja" across join, "jamaica/8 nov 1804" J7 datestamp (later than recorded by Foster) and London arrival datestamp (10.1). A scarce office. PS2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1805 (22 Jan.) entire letter, headed "Southampton", "By Packet Q.D.C." to Ayr, rated "Paid 7½", 1/- inward Packet charge plus 1/2d. inland postage charge from Falmouth to Scotland, showing "goshen/ja" and, on reverse, London (11.3) datestamp. PS2Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1808 (28 Feb.) treble rate entire letter via London to Yorkshire, rated 1/3d. Currency for a letter carried under 60 miles, 6/6d. charged on arrival to England, 1/1d. Packet Letter plus treble 1/1d. inland postage from Falmouth to Skipton, showing "vere/ja" alongside light "jamaica" F1 fleuron across join. PS2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1809 (13 Apr.) entire letter (part flap missing), headed "Wood Hall" via Kingston " pr Packet" to Scotland, rated 7½d. Currency for Inland postage, 1/1d. U.K. inward Packet charge plus 1/2d. inland postage from Falmouth to London for a total of 2/3d., showing on reverse "morant bay/ja" alongside Fleuron datestamp across join. PS3 ERDSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1810 (4 Mar.) entire letter, headed "Lucea" via Kingston to Scotland, rated 1/3d. inland postage for a single letter carried over 100 miles, UK 1/1d. incoming Packet letter charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to Scotland showing, on reverse, fine "lucea/ja" and London transit datestamps. PS3. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1813 (1 Dec.) entire letter "p Packet" to London, rated 7½d. Currency inland postage, UK 1/3d. inward Packet letter charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to London, showing "st. anns/ja" across join and alongside "jamaica" F3 fleuron datestamp over-cancelled by arrival datestamp (26.1). PS3Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1819 (4 Sept.) entire letter (soiled), headed "New Pera Estate, St. Thomas in the East" to Ayr, rated 2/7d. UK inward Packet charge including UK inland postage from Falmouth to Scotland and showing, on reverse across join, "port morant" alongside "jamaica" F4 datestampSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1821 (28 Sept.) entire letter, headed "Green Island Hanover" via Kingston by the Northern Road and Falmouth to Edinburgh, rated as a 1oz. letter and charged 3/9d. Currency for inland postage and 9/6d. on arrival at Edinburgh, showing just across join, "green-island/ja" and "jamaica" F5 fleuron datestamp (6.10). PS4 ERD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1822 (25 Sept.) entire letter, headed "Halse Hall", "p Post" to Kingston, apparent rate of 7½d. for a single letter carried up to 100 miles and showing very fine "clarendon/ja". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1825 (23 Feb.) double letter entire letter, headed "Clarendon", via Kingston "p. Packet" to Scotland, rated 4/10d. with boxed Additional "½" handstamp and showing, on reverse across join, "spanish-town/ja". PS5Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T3 with "ja" below Town Name1832 (5 Sept.) entire letter via Kingston to London, marked "Paid 1/3" (deleted) and "2/2" and showing, on reverse across filing crease, light "rio bueno/ja", Kingston (10.9) and arrival (19.10) datestamps. PS3 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1817 (20 Mar.) entire letter, headed "Beswick, Manchester" to Skipton and rated 1/3d. UK inward Packet Letter charge and 1/1d. inland postage from Falmouth to Yorkshire showing, on reverse across join, "may hill" and with light "jamaica" F4 fleuron datestamp. PS2 ERD. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982V.N.F. Surtees, September 1976Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1822 (27 May) double rate and 1824 (28 Feb.) single rate entire letters ex the same correspondence headed as from the Orange Hill Estate "p. Packet" to Scotland, rated 1/3d. Jamaica currency inland postage for a letter carried up to 100 miles, 2/6d. UK inward Packet Letter charge plus 2/6d. inland postage from Falmouth to Ayr for a total of 5/-, or half at the single rate, showing "manchioneal" in black and in red respectively, and with "jamaica" fleuron datestamp or small Kingston circular datestamps and arrival datestamps on reve...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1825 (12 Apr.) entire letter via Kingston to Stranraer, rated 1/3d. internal postage, 1/3d. inward Packet charge plus 1/2½d. inland postage from Falmouth, showing on reverse, "dry harbour" and Kingston K2 datestamp. PS4 and six days earlier than recorded by Proud. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1827 (2 July) entire letter, headed "Westmoreland", via Kingston "p. Packet" to Scotland, rated 2/6d. for a treble letter travelling over 100 miles though only double to the UK charged 2/6d. inward Packet Letter plus 2/4d. inland postage from Falmouth to Edinburgh, Falmouth Additional "½" handstamp in green and showing, on reverse across join, superb "montego bay", "jamaica" F6 (5.7) and London (3.9) datestamps. Proud PS5 and two days earlier than recorded by himprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1827 (4 Dec.) entire letter, headed "St.Elizabeths", via Kingston to Exeter, rated Currency inland postage, 1/11d. UK inward Packet Letter charge including UK inland postage and showing, on reverse across join, "lacovia" and "jamaica" F6 fleuron datestamp (10.1). PS5Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType 4 in a Single Line1833 (12 Apr.) entire via Kingston to London, rated 1/3d. Jamaica Currency for inland postage, 1/3d. UK inward Packet letter charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to London and showing, on reverse across join, superb "saint anns bay", Kingston K4 and London datestamps; recipients markings well clear of the St. Ann's Bay handstamp. Some three years earlier than the sole example recorded by Foster. PS4 ERD. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and C...

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1833 (20 Dec.) entire letter, headed "Dover. St. George", via Kingston "p Packet" to U.K., rated 7½d. Currency inland postage, UK inward Packet Letter charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to London and 1d. onward to Farnham, showing on reverse across join, "annatto bay" spelling error, Kingston K4 (10.2) and London (20.3) datestamps. PS3. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1834 (22 June) entire letter from Falmouth to London, rated 2/2d. and showing, on reverse across join, "falmouth", Kingston K4 (28.6) and London (7.8) datestamps. PS7Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1836 (15 June) entire via Kingston to Scotland, rated 1/3d. Jamaica currency for a single rate letter carried over 100 miles, 1/3d. UK inward Packet letter charge plus 1/2d. inland postage from Falmouth to Scotland, Additional "½" and showing, on reverse across join, two "mile gully" handstamps (one fine) and Kingston (18.6) datestamp. PS3 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType 4 in a Single Line1836 (20 Nov.) entire to London showing, on reverse, manuscript "Lucea" alongside indistinct Kingston K5 datestamp and London (10.1.37) datestampsprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1837 (1 Feb.) entire letter, headed "Rio Neuvo Bay", via Kingston "p. Packet" to Manchester, marked at a 1oz. quadruple rate letter and charged 1/10½d. Jamaica inland Postage and 9/4d. including UK inland postage from Falmouth to Manchester, showing "packet letter/devonport" handstamp in red and, on reverse across join, very light salt gut", the only example recorded, Kingston K4 and Manchester (27.3) datestamps. PS3 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1837 (30 June) entire from Bradford to a member (name reduced) of the 64th. Regiment at Spanish Town, rated "2/3" to Kingston, 7½d. from Kingston to Spanish Town on the Leeward Road and from there redirected to Port Antonio back through Kingston on the Northern Road at a charge of 1/3d., very light oval-framed "paid/at/bradford" in red and with "port antonio" at left, despatch datestamp on reverse. PS4. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1837 (12 Aug.) entire "Per Packet pd 7½" and "2/2" (1/3d. Packet letter and 11d. inland charge on arrival) to London and showing fine "manchioneal" at right, Kingston (12.8) and London (21.9) datestamps on reverse. PS4. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Post Town Straight Line HandstampsType T4 in a Single Line1837 (11 Nov.) "2½oz" entire (faults on reverse), with three enclosures, from the Secretary's Office at St. Ann's Bay "p post" to the Vice Spanish Consul advising that the master of the Schooner Terrible Freeman ? has passed as the master of a Droger (a West Indian coasting vessel for transporting goods to and from shore), signed by the Governor George Robinson and rated "6/3", fine "st anns bay" at left. PS4 LRD. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1737 (25 May) entire letter from Manzanillas, Mexico to Middleburg, Holland, probably carried privately throughout as there are no postal rate markings and showing, on reverse, "Jamaica 25 June 1737 Forwarded by your Honble Servant Benj. Bravo"; the contents include "I decided to remain here for 2-3 months and then to depart for Portobello as we have heard that the town of Panama has been totally burnt". A very fine and exceptionally early Jamaica forwarding agents letter offered with transcript of contents. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on...

Forwarding Agents Letters1802 (6 Mar.) double rate entire letter, containing a Bill of Lading, from Kingston "p Packet" and "care of Messrs. Davidson and Graham, London", rated "3/8" and showing, on reverse, fine "jamaica/7 mar" J5 variety datestamp without year date, one of few examples recorded, alongside arrival datestamp (28.4), and 1802 (27 May) entire letter from Falmouth to New York "pr integrity, Capt. Crow" and then forwarded by Thomas Buchanan to Madeira, no rate markings and probably carried by favour of ships captain. An unusual pairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

Forwarding Agents Letters1820 (18 Jan.) double rate entire letter, headed "Havana", to London, rated 4/4d. and showing, on reverse, manuscript "Jamaica 7 Feby 1820 Forwarded by your obt servt Duk. Parke & Co." overstruck by arrival datestamp (17.3) and with "jamaica" F4 fleuron datestamp across join. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1827 (7 Dec.) entire letter forwarded from Kingston per private ship inscribed "Via Cuba", landed at Wilmington, North Carolina with datestamp (reversed figures) in red then overland to New York, rated 2c. for an incoming ship letter not delivered at the port of arrival plus 25c. for a letter travelling inland over 400 miles, manuscript "Sh(ip) 27" and showing, on reverse, "forwarded by your obdt Servts. for Wright Shelton & Co. J T. Willcocks". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1829 (12 May) entire letter, headed "Santiago de Cuba", via Kingston and per ship "Rocket" to Liverpool and then to London, originally rated as a triple letter of "4/9" and then re-rated to a double letter of "3/2" on application to Huth & Co., marked "Received at Kingston June 16th. & forwarded on 20 June 1829 By yr obed Servts Longman & Short", showing "commercial rooms" CR6 handstamp across join, reverse step-type "liverpool/shipletter" and London (5.8) datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions fo...

Forwarding Agents Letters1838 (12 Feb.) double rate entire inscribed "M.H.S. Madagascar" via Kingston to London, rated 1/3d. inland Packet charge plus 11d. inland postage from Falmouth to London x 2 for a total of 4/4d. and showing, on reverse, " Recd on 12 July 1838 Forwarded by Your Servt Dennisstoun, Campbell, Kingston, Jamaica", Kingston K4 datestamp (17.2) across join and London arrival datestamp (10.4). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1842 (29 Aug.) entire letter, headed "Kingston", via Baltimore "pr Orb" to New York, showing Baltimore and "ship" datestamps and "ship" handstamp in blue, rated 2c. inwards Ship letter plus 18¾c. ? inland postage between 150 and 400 miles and showing, on reverse across join, superb "forwarded/by/robert taylor/Kingston/jamaica." FAC1 oval-framed handstamp, the sole date of use recorded by Foster. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1844 (6 July) envelope from Ramble via Kingston and London to Scotland, rated "1/-" per ½oz. Packet and showing, on reverse, "Recd & forwarded by Your Obedt Servt Mathon & La Bichey", Kingston, London (6.8) and Stirling (7.8) datestampsSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1844 (16 Nov.) entire letter from Panama to London, rated "1/4" alongside "jamaica/ship letter" SL5 handstamp and, on reverse, "panama/November 16th 1864"/forwarded by/frederick w. byrne", Kingston K6 (12.12) and London (20.1.45) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents Letters1845 (30 June) entire letter from Mandeville to Bethlehem, Philadelphia "Care of Messers. Titley & Co. Kingston", showing "Paid 2/8" (deleted) as a double rate Ship Letter from an inland Post Town, reduced to "2/2" and showing "jamaica/paid" PD5 datestamp in red, Philadelphia datestamp and "ship" handstamp, both in blue, Mandeville datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding Agents1855(c.) (May) envelope from Kingston to Connecticut showing oval-framed "forwarded by/hitchins & co./kingston, jamaica" handstamp, a company only listed in Foster with a manuscript mark, and circular-framed "steamship/10". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Forwarding AgentsPiece of a cover, probably from Cuba via New York to Liverpool, bearing label inscribed "wright, armstrong & compy/forwarded by/no 145 kingston, jamaica" and showing "new 5 york" 21 May datestamp and small part of "1/-" handstamp. The only recorded example of a Jamaican Forwarding Agents label. Photoprovenance:Byron R. Cameron, November 1974Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1818 (1 Feb.) entire letter, headed "Philadelphia", "p Charlotte from New York" to Kingston and showing a fine strike of the "commercial*rooms," CR1, the earliest date recorded by Foster of this rare first type handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1820 (10 June) entire letter from Kingston "per H.M.S. Sybille, Capt. Topham" to Scotland, rated 8d. inward Ship Letter charge plus 8d. inland postage from Portsmouth to London for a total of 1/4d. with an additional manuscript "6" on the face uprating the charges to 1/10d., the charge from London to Greenock being 1/2d. it appears to be 8d. underpaid and showing, on reverse across join, a largely fine boxed "commercial rooms/Kingston Jamaica" CR3 a little over-cancelled by arrival datestamp (28.7). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1823 (18 Jan.) triple rate entire letter, headed "Dove Hall", to Ashbourne, Derbyshire, rated "6/9" for 3/9d. UK inwards Packet letter charge plus 3/- inland postage and showing "commercial rooms/kingston jamaica" CR4 handstamp and showing, on reverse, Falmouth Packet Office "jamaica/f" datestamp (22.2) in green. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1827 (7 Dec.) entire, headed "Kingston", "P Brig Pelican" via St. Thomas to New York, charged 6c. on arrival in New York for a private Ship Letter and showing, on reverse, "commercial rooms" CR6 handstamp, considered the top half of the CR4 type handstamp, and with manuscript "Dr. Parr will please forward this for his Hble Servant R.L. Alves, 7 Decr., 1827". PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1838 (4 Jan.) entire letter (light toning), headed "New York", to Valparaiso, rated "1½" (reales?) and showing, on reverse, "Rec. & Forwarded your obed. Ser't. Elinson & Co., Kingston, Jamaica" alongside fair circular-framed "commercial/buildings/kingston/jamaica" CR7 handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Commercial Rooms Forwarding Agents Handstamps1843 (12 July) entire letter from Kingston "p. H.M. Sr. Avon" to Bermuda, no rate marks and probably carried privately by a Ships Captain and showing, on reverse across join, circular-framed "commercial/buildings/kingston/jamaica" CR8 datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1800 (21 Feb.) entire letter from Kingston "Pr. His Majestys Ship Surprise" to Melrose, variously rated for a total of "2/4" and showing partial oval-framed "Ship Letter/Crown/deal" alongside "Ship Letter/Crown/jamaica" handstamp and Scottish transit datestamp in red, London transit datestamp on reverse. The earliest date recorded of the Jamaica Ship Letter handstamp which was in use until 1816. Proud SL2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1815 (June/July) entire letter (one side flap removed) "p Lincoln,. Capt. Benson Q.D.C." to Edinburgh showing, on reverse, manuscript "Ship Letter Jamaica" and light "falmouth/ja" alongside arrival datestamp (8.8), the face panel with rate marks, step-type "portsmouth/ship letter", Additional "½" handstamp and transit datestamps of London (8.8) and Edinburgh (11.8); no Kingston mark so it appears that this was the Falmouth Post Office, Jamaica's attempt at mimicking the current Kingston oval Ship Letter handstamp which does not appear to have been recorded on any other...

Ship Letter Handstamps1835 (6 Apr.) Bill of Lading entire from Lima, Peru to Kingston, rated "1/10" alongside a good strike of the circular-undated "kingston/ship letter" SL4 handstamp (two months earlier than recorded by Proud), faint Kingston datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1842 (30 June) entire letter from Salem "via Baltimore per the first Packet" and Kingston to Mandeville Post Office, showing light Salem datestamp and "paid" handstamp, both in pale blue alongside "27" cents US postage pre-paid to Jamaica only, 10d. incoming Ship Letter rate, including inland postage, charged on arrival, showing "kingston/ship letter" SL4 datestamp and with manuscript "forwarded by Wm. Mason & Co." on reverse. SL7. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1843 (18 May) double rate entire letter from Salem "via Baltimore" to Mandeville Post Office, rated "27" U.S. postage prepaid and Jamaica charge of "1/8" on arrival for the Ship Letter charge plus the inland postage from Kingston to Mandeville, showing two strikes of the "kingston/ship letter" SL4 datestamp and, on reverse, "Forwarded by Your Obt.S Wm. Mason & Co." to Kingston. SL7. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1845 (21 Oct.) entire letter from Salem "via Philad by the first American vessel" to May Hill Post Office, rated "12" cents and "10" formed of 4d. half Ship Letter charge plus 6d. inland postage, showing Salem datestamp, "paid" handstamp, and "jamaica/ship letter" SL5 handstamp being the only example recorded in red. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1846 (26 Oct.) entire letter from Bethlehem, Philadelphia to May Hill Post Office "Via Baltimore per first vessel to Jamaica", "paid " and "5" (cents) to Jamaica, "10" charged on arrival including ship letter and inland postage to May Hill, showing fine Bethlehem datestamp and "jamaica/ship letter" SL5 handstamp. Proud SL8. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1847 (21 Dec.) entire letter from Salem "via Baltimore or Phila" to Mandeville Post Office, showing despatch datestamp and "paid" handstamp, both in red, "12" US postage, wood cut "4" TP1 handstamp deleted and replaced with manuscript "8, formed by 4d. half Ship Letter charge plus 4d. inland postage alongside "jamaica/ship letter" SL5 handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1849 (2 Nov.) entire letter from Kingston per "Empire City" to New York, showing "jamaica/ship letter" SL5 handstamp, rated ""8" prepaid Jamaica Ship Letter charge and "kingston jamaica/paid " PD6 datestamp both over-cancelled by New York "6" rate handstamp charged on incoming letter carried by a private ship. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter Handstamps1852 (19 Apr.) envelope from Niagara Falls via Kingston to a surgeon on H.M.S. Rosamond, variously rated and showing despatch datestamp, "paid" and "20" handstamp, all in blue, and fine "jamaica/ship letter" handstamp, Kingston and Port Royal datestamps on reverse; most attractive. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter HandstampsFalmouth1845 (15 June) entire letter, headed "Bethlehem, Pennsylvania", "via Spa Town" to May Hill Post Office, rated "1/-" and showing framed "Falmouth/ship letter" handstamp in a type not listed by Foster and with Falmouth (21.7) and Spanish Town (23.7) P2 datestamps alongside. Rare with only a handful of examples recorded. Proud SL2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter HandstampsMontego Bay1845 (16 July) entire letter, headed "Springfield Illinois", to New York, redirected via Jamaica, N.Y. to Mount Vernon, "Missent & Forwarded" to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and then redirected back to Ohio through Baltimore, rated 12c. postage and 1/- Jamaica postage, showing New York (4.8), Jamaica N.Y. (6.8), Montego Bay (17.9) and Baltimore (28.10) datestamps, "ship" handstamp, and "Montego Bay/ship letter" SL8 handstamp, Montego Bay datestamp (20.9) on reverse; full of character. SL2 with less than a dozen examples recorded. Photoprovenance:V.N.F. Surtees, Sept...

Ship Letter HandstampsPort Antonio1845 (10 July) entire letter from New York to the Moravian Missionary Station "Care of C. Malabre Esq. Kingston" and then directed to May Hill Post Office, rated "8" Ship Letter charge plus "6" inland postage, showing legible "Port Antonio/ship letter" SL2 handstamp (three months earlier than recorded by Proud) alongside Port Antonio and New York datestamps, superb Kingston datestamp (6.11) on reverse. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter HandstampsPort Maria1848 (25 June) entire letter from Salem "via Baltimore care of E.P. Cohen" through Port Maria and Kingston to Mandeville Post Office, showing light Salem datestamp and "paid 10" in red, manuscript "10d" and with oval-framed "forwarded by/e.p. cohen/baltimore" alongside "Port Maria/ship letter" SL8 handstamp, Port Maria (10.8) and Kingston (12.8) datestamps on reverse, Rare with few examples recorded. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ship Letter HandstampsSaint Ann's Bay1846 (4 Aug.) entire letter from New York "per Helen Maria" to May Hill Post Office, rated "4" half Ship Letter charge (deleted) plus 6d. inland postage for a total of "10" and showing a superb strike of the "Saint Anns Bay/ship letter" SL8 handstamp, arrival datestamp (8.9) on reverse. SL2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid to Destination Handstamps1799 (29 Apr.) entire letter from Kingston "H.M. Ship Renomee" to London, originally treated as a ship letter double rate and charged "2/6" in red ink, later corrected to a packet rate and charged double rate "1/-" from Portsmouth to London plus 1d. , showing rare oval-framed "pd" with curved-framed "portsmouth/ship letter" below, the reverse with "jamaica" J4 datestamp and part arrival datestamp. Unrecorded by Foster and a very rare and important pre-stamp handstamp. Proud PD2. PhotoNote: Being with the Jamaica/date Packet Office mark it appears that it was not...

Paid to Destination Handstamps1799 (5 Aug.) entire letter from a French Royalist in Kingston to London, prepayment acknowledged at "1/8" in red ink (1/- single inward Packet charge to Falmouth plus 8d. inland charge from Falmouth to London) and showing rare oval-framed "pd" over-cancelled by indistinct September "paid" datestamp, faint "jamaica" J4 datestamp on reverse. Proud PD2. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

"jamaica" Fleuron Datestamps1808, 1812 and 1816 entire letters "Pr Packet" to U.K., the first two with large Type F1, the 1812 cover with Type F1a year plug omitted, the third with medium Type F3b with first two year digits omitted, the last two struck across the join. Fine strikes and an attractive trioprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

"kingston" Early Datestamps1809 (5 May) double rate entire letter enclosing a Bill of Lading, headed "Langs Wharf", "per Diamond Frigate" to London and redirected to Hawick, variously rated and showing oval-framed "Ship Letter/Crown/jamaica" handstamp and, on reverse, a good strike of the "kingston" K1 horseshoe datestamp and two transit datestamps. A fine example of this rare "fleuron" adapted datestamp of which exceptionally few are known with Foster in his handbook only recording two, one of which is in the Jamaica Institute archive. Photoprovenance: Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VA...

"kingston" Early Datestamp1830 (30 Aug.) large part entire (no side flaps) ex the Fitzherbert correspondence from Kingston to London, marked "2 Sheets per Camden Packet.", rated "6" double newspaper rate at the time and showing, on reverse, unframed "kingston/jamaica" and arrival (22.10) datestamps. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1831 (18 July) entire "p. H.M.P. Cignet" to London, rated "2/2" formed of 1/3d. UK inward Packet letter charge plus 11d. inland postage and showing "jamaica/paid" PD3 datestamp in red and arrival datestamp (28.8). Holcombe Opinion (1989). PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1839 (4 Feb.) entire letter, headed "Port Royal" to London, marked "p Packet" and rated "Paid 2/2" formed of 1/3d. inward Packet letter plus 11d. inland postage, showing previously unrecorded "post/paid" handstamp and London arrival (16.3) datestamp on face, the reverse with "port royal" PS3 across join, the latest date of use recorded. Proud PD1 and the sole date recorded for the Post Paid handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1841 (27 Aug.) "single" entire letter from Mandeville, rated "6 (deleted) and "1/-" to London, showing a good strike of the "I.P.P.Pd" (Inland Post Pre Paid) PD2 handstamp in magenta and with despatch P2a datestamp at right. The earliest of the two recorded examples of this highly unusual marking which is unique to Mandeville. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1842 (16 Dec.) entire letter, headed "Morant Bay" to London, showing "paid." PD11 handstamp alongside manuscript "4, the latter deleted and "1/-" UK incoming Packet letter rate, despatch datestamp on reverse. A rare handstamp of which only four examples in black are recorded. PD2. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1847 (3 May) entire docketed "Ridgmount" via Kingston "post paid" to London, showing circular-framed "mandeville/paid/jamaica" PD13 handstamp in red alongside large manuscript "1/2" Packet letter rate to the UK when posted from a Post Town, Jamaica Paid PD5 and London Paid datestamp, all in red. A rare and unusual Paid handstamp. Proud PD3 and four days earlier than recorded by him. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1848 (27 June) entire letter, headed "Four Paths, Lower Clarendon" and "prepaid" to Kingston, rated "4" for a ½oz. letter carried up to 60 miles and showing circular-framed "clarendon/paid/jamaica" handstamp similar to PD13; the earlier of the two recorded examples of this most unusual handstamp. PD1. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Paid Handstamps1848 (24 Dec., recipients endorsement) entire from Port Antonio via Kingston to London, "1" local delivery TP3 handstamp charged in error and cancelled with a further strike applied at right angles, 1/2d. substituted for the ½oz. Packet rate to the UK when posted at a Post Town, Kingston (29.1) and arrival (13.3) datestamps on reverse. A most unusual use of the "1" handstamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Paid Handstamps1849 (5 Sept.) double rate entire letter, headed "Leogan, St James", via Kingston to London and thence to Newmarket, Upper Canada, prepaid 2/4d. double Packet rate to UK and charged 2/7½d. currency on arrival, showing circular-framed "paid/2s 4d" PD7 similar to PD14 and unique to Montego Bay, partially over-cancelled by Kingston (7.9) and London (2.10) datestamps, Liverpool datestamp (2.11) at left. The sole example recorded. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P1, Solely Used at Spanish Town1838 (3 Mar.) entire letter to Exeter, rated "1/11" and showing, on reverse, superb double-ring datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Post Town DatestampsType P1, Solely Used at Spanish Town1841 (31 May) entire letter, headed "Vere" from Spanish Town by "packet" to London, rated "1/-" and showing, on reverse, a fine strike in blue with inner circle worn and one of only two examples of this state of the datestamp recorded in blue. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1840 (Jan.) and 1842 (Mar.) entire letters from Port Antonio, the first headed "Stoney Hill", to London, rated "Paid 7½" (deleted) and re-rated UK from a single "1/-" to a double rate Packet letter being charged 2/- with the 1/- cancelled by Inspectors Crown and showing fair despatch datestamp at foot, the second to a Lieut. in the 3rd. West Indian Regiment at Port Royal, marked "Paid 6d" and with a good strike in blue (one of only two examples recorded) and Jamaica Paid PD5 datestamp in red. An attractive pairSubject to 20% V...

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1840 (Feb.) entire letter from Goshen to Kingston Post Office with a good strike on face, 1851 entire letter from Flint River to Dry Harbour Post Office, rated "4" and with a fine strike on reverse with top line of date and second "1" in "1851" in manuscript, and 1855 (July and Aug.) entire letters ex the same correspondence from Kingston to May Hill Post Office both rated "6" and with good arrival strikes on reverse, the August Kingston datestamp being Foster K8a (VR2)provenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buy...

The Early Post Town DatestampsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1840 (21 Apr.) entire letter from Spanish Town "Per Packet" to London, rated "1/-" and showing, on reverse, P2a. datestamp in blue alongside arrival datestamp (22.5); used contemporaneously with the double-circle type. Photoprovenance:Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Post Town DatestampsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1840 (20 Sept.) entire letter from Annotto Bay "P Post Paid" to London, rated "6" Jamaica inland postage paid and "1/-" UK incoming Packet Letter charge and showing, on reverse, "annatto bay/jamaica" P2b spelling error and arrival datestamp (19.12). Proud D1 and a month earlier than he records. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1841 (Aug.) entire letter to London and 1842 (Feb.) entire letter to Paris, variously rated with the first headed "Eltham" with watery Ocho Rios on reverse and Kingston Paid and arrival datestamps on face, the second with light Port Maria on face over-cancelled by London datestamp and Jamaica Paid datestamp over-cancelled by oval-framed "p-f" and with French entry datestamp at foot, both noted as the earliest recorded dates of use; both a little soiled though an unusual pair, being the earliest recorded dates of useSubject to 2...

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1843 (2 May) entire letter from Lucea to St. Thomas in the East, rated "8" and showing a fine strike at upper right corner. Scarce. Photo

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1847 (7 Apr.) entire, headed "St. David's", via Kingston to Birmingham and showing, on reverse, superb "st. david/jamaica" for 13 April, Kingston (14.4), London (20.5) and arrival (21.5) datestamps; the earliest recorded date of use. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1847 (9 Nov.) entire letter, headed "New Carmel", to Mandeville Post Office, rated "6" for a ½oz. letter carried between 60 and 100 miles and showing, on reverse, superb "robin's river" in brown inkSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P2 with Jamaica at Foot1851 (13 Oct.) entire letter from the Colonial Bank at Kingston to Salt Gut Post Office by the Northside Road to Green Island and redirected to Pear Tree Grove Post Office on the same road back towards Kingston, rated "10d" comprising 6d. for a single letter carried between 60 and 100 miles plus 4d. for the extra 28 miles from Salt Gut to Pear Tree Grove and showing, on reverse, a fair strike of the Salt Gut datestamp (4.10) alongside Kingston (K7c) despatch datestamp; filing crease between the two datestamps. The sole recorded...

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P3 without Jamaica at Foot1843 (22 Feb.) entire ("Guy's Hill" recipient's note) from Pear Tree Grove to London, marked "Inland postage 4" (deleted) and "1/-" and showing, on reverse, superb "pear tree grove" and arrival datestamp (21.4); very scarce. Photoprovenance:Willson, Sissons, December 1982Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P3 without Jamaica at Foot1844 entire with Annotto Bay on reverse, 1845 entire letter with Rio Bueno on face and 1847 entire letter with Moneague on reverse, all to London, and 1854 entire letter from St. Ann's Bay to London with "falmouth jamaica" Type P4, thought to have been introduced in order to distinguish between overseas and home offices with the same name, generally good strikesSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Early Datestamps of the Post TownsType P3 without Jamaica at Foot1844 (21 Jan.) entire to London, marked "Prepaid Paid 1/2d" and showing, on reverse, superb "port-maria" and arrival datestamp (19.2) across join, the face panel with fine "jamaica/paid" (PD5) datestamp. PhotoSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.