GB 1823 Pre-Stamp - Falmouth '½' toll tax handstamp
Stock Code: P201006927
1823 Maritime Mail. Very fine incoming packet letter from Westmoreland, Jamaica to Edinburgh via Falmouth. Showing a fine strike of the Falmouth boxed '½' toll tax handstamp in the usual Falmouth green. Endorsed at upper right 'p. pd 1/3' but actually charged '4/10' plus the ½d tax. Straight-line 'Savanna-la-Mar' handstamp and light Jamaica fleuron on reverse for MR.24.1823. Scarce.
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