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Wanted: Cover dated OC 25 1867 from Barbados to England. Please send scan, or advise selling price. Thank you.



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BARBADOS postal history
1959 cover to Grenada with QE2 6c pmk'd 15 AUG 1959 with purple OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE cachet alongside.
£12


BARBADOS postal history (to Millars Estate, Antigua)
1906 b/w ppc of the Officers' Quarters, St. Ann's sent without text to Millars Estate, Antigua with 1d Nelson tied 4 CONCENTRIC CIRCLES dumb handstamp showing ST. JOHN'S MR 7 06 arrival alongside, some soiling.
Believed to be made with the end of an abony ruler and used in Antigua in cases of emergency or for use on incoming ship mail.
£80

BARBADOS postal history
1873 cover (torn along top) with rounded corner perf. (4d) dull vermilion compound perf. 11 to 13 x 14 to 15 (SG.57, Cat.110) and clean-cut (1d) blue (SG.52) pmk'd BARBADOS I/JY 29 73 to Nathaniel McLaren, Georgetown, Prince Edward Island rated red "4" and b/stamped ST. THOMAS A/AU 2 73 transit. A rare destination. Ex GINGOLD (1947) and HURLOCK (1959).
£240

DOMINICA postal history
1878 small stampless piece with red DOMINICA PAID/I/SP 27 78 cds (ERD) to J.W. Shannon, Barbados.
£225

"Greetings from Hell", Jamaica postal & social history
"Kingston Jamaica Jan 15/1907. 1000 dead 65000 homeless city in ashes - Island destroyed & 3 killed at my side - I send greetings from Hell" on ppc of "Loading Banana. Port Antonio" to Toledo, Ohio initially landed at Barbados 22 JA 77 with 1d Arms tied boxed "Posted on Board".
The Jamaica earthquake struck at approx. 3.30pm on January 14th 1907
£150


ITALY to BARBADOS postal history
1901 reg. cover with faulty pair Italy 25c pmk'd ROMA 30/1/01 sqc to Sir James Shaw Hay K.C.M, Governor of Barbados, West Indies with purple oval "FORWARDED BY/HOLT & Co./LONDON" cachet, returned to London and re-directed Richmond showing Brindisi 31/1, London FE 4, Barbados FE 18, London MR 14, Charing Cross MR 15, Richmond MR 15 01 transits and arrivals.
Sir James Shaw Hay (OC 25 1839 - JU 20 1924) was a British colonial governor. He fought in the Indian Mutiny in 1857 and was the 3rd Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Barbados between 1891 and 1900
£165

BARBADOS postal history
1865 cover with rare printed sender's address of GOODRICH & HOUGH, PHOTOGRAPHERS, No. 1 BROAD STREET, Bridgetown, Barbados marked "via Colon" to McAdam, New York rated red "4" with (1d) deep blue, (4d) dull rose-red (SG.24,25) tied bootheel "1" with BARBADOS MR 11 65 despatch cds alongside, reverse ST. THOMAS MR 14 1865 transit dbl-arc. The (1d) stamp torn right through prior affixing, and cover slightly reduced at left.
£280



BARBADOS 5 code used ST. JOHN, Barbados postal history
(M2-Original) seldom seen dated 5/FE 3 74 as arrival on reverse GB QV 1/- green Plate 8 mourning cover pmk'd London JA 16 74 to Scottish railway Engineer P.A. Frazer, Bridgetown re-directed to "Windy Ridge, St. John" showing I/JA 31 74 arrival I/FE 2 74 re-direction cds.
The M2-Replacement cds for this office shows lettering further away from outer rim
£325

BARBADOS postal history
1876 cover with 1d grey-blue (SG.74) tied open bootheel duplex dated A/JY 3 76 to The Reverend Carke, The Rectory, St. Michael, some toning but local covers mailed within the same parish rarely encountered.
£135

Vertical "A10" (late use), St. Vincent postal history
c1892 Barbados QV 1d pink embossed PSE pmk'd vertical "A10" to S.M.S. "Molthe", German training ship, Kingstown, no despatch ar arrival datestamps.
Other late uses vertical "A10" are found on Barbados reply card portion JA 29 1892 and the latest date of FE 15 1892 on QV 1d UPU card to Trinidad
£140

ST. PHILIP, Barbados postal history
(M3) dated 3/AP 9 94 on 1d Seal Post Card to Trinidad, reverse AP 11 94 arrival, horizontal crease.
£60


CHILE to BARBADOS with JAMAICA/TRANSIT
(A below right leg of M) on CHILE 1c Post Card uprated with 2c pmk'd Santiago 15 JUL 02 to Evan King, Barbados showing KINGSTON AU 24 02 d/ring and JAMAICA/TRANSIT alongside address panel, reverse AU 31 02 arrival.
£195


BARBADOS postal history
privately produced d rose Seal of Colony card addressed Dominican Republic with text re buying stamps of the Leewards group, some soiling.
Being a private production this card could not go through normal postal channels and had to be sent as an enclosure which explains there being no postal markings
£75

HEART-SHAPED tax handstamp, Barbados postal history
on underpaid 1d Badge cover pmk'd 31 JAN 1933 to London.
£45

1953 Flown By Helicopter to Bridgetown, Barbados
from U.S.S. Salerno Bay on MAR 11 1953.
£28

1964 M.V. FEDERAL PALM cachet
in violet on Trinidad QE2 6c rate cover to Robson Lowe, London off-loaded Barbados.
£15

1908 BARBADOS Nelson MCA trio on cover

£125

RECEIVED DAMAGED/OFFICIALLY SEALED
on QE2 4c rate local cover pmkd GPO 24 JY 59, tape across tear.
£24


BARBADOS to ST. KITTS faked postal history
the bogus "Revenue" and "HALF PENNY" overprints on diagonally perforated genuine QV 1d carmine (SG.92) tied faked Barbados duplex A/JA 4 87 on cover to St. Christopher showing both red and black faked arrival cancels. Opened-out for display, a little fragile with small faults, only entire seen as such. BPA cert as faked cover.
£275

KG6 definitives FDC
1c to $2.40 complete set pmkd 1 MAY 50.
£65
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