1855 A Superb Colour Pair Of Early Barbados With Less Common Cancels #10 & #11
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1855 A Superb Colour Pair Of Early Barbados With Less Common Cancels #10 & #11 :
STAMPS OF BARBADOS
SCOTT #6 BLUE AND #6a LIGHT
STANLEY GIBBONS #9 PALE BLUE AND #10 BLUE
IMPERFORATE, NO WATERMARK, WHITE PAPER
A SUPERB COLOUR PAIR OF
WITH LESS COMMON CANCELS #10 & #11
COVERED BY OUR WRITTEN 5 YEAR PHILATELIC GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY
A superb colour pair of early Barbados sitting Britannica showing the Blue and
Pale Blue colours. Imperforate with lovely margins, no thins or tears.
Slight backside offset ink specks from stacked sheets. Anappropriate opening
page item for Barbados showing the less common #10 and #11 postmarks. Most
early Barbados stamp cancels will have some version of the #1, that being the Main
or General Post Office for the Island - St. Michael Parish or Bridgetown.
Cancel #10 is for St. Peter Parish and #11 is for St. Lucy (there were 11
numbered parish post offices). The style of these two cancels is type C-1,
the first of the Obliterators, as classified by Clarke, Radford & Cave in
their Barbados Post Office Markings to 1981 and
in use from 1852 to 1893, when they were replaced by the "Bootheel"
obliterators, type C-2 (also with Parish #'s). These are two of the Parishes
which have three bars above the number and four below.
OUR 5 YEAR PHILATELIC GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY
As a Life Member of the American Philatelic Society and in association with the American Philatelic Society's new guidelines on expertization, Berryhill & Sturgeon, Ltd. will guarantee the authenticity of this philatelic item to the purchaser of record for a period of five years from the date of sale. You will receive a full color receipt with our written guarantee of authenticity - signed and sealed. Please note that our five year Guarantee of Authenticity does not apply to condition issues such as centering, cancel, gum, paper, margins added or other aspects of the item. It is the buyer's responsibility to promptly examine the material upon receipt for any vices, defects or other dissatisfactions and return it within our fourteen day examination and "return-for-any-reason" period. However, if at any time during the five year period you receive an opinion from the American Philatelic Expertizing Service that this item is not authentic, please return the item in its original condition along with the written guarantee and contrary opinion and we will refund you the original purchase price and the cost of the opinion.
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