GB 1825 Pre-Stamp - "SHAFTSBURY/5''-ClausePost"

Stock Code: P212003632

1825 Pre-stamp. Superb pre-printed Norwich Union Insurance Office reply lettersheet sent from Castle Cary, Somerset to London via Shaftesbury. Bearing a boxed "No.2" Castle Cary receiving house mark and endorsed "10" in manuscript at top left indicating the General Post charge for Shaftesbury to London (120-170 Miles) the 1d fifth clause charge had been prepaid with a black "SHAFTSBURY/5''-ClausePost" (Missing E in Shaftesbury) handstamp on reverse with a single line "CASTLE CARY" handstamp and a London arrival datestamp for NO.29.1825. An attractive example of this scarce handstamp. B Willcocks & Jay Spec. DT466 (Shaftsbury) & SO323 (Castle Cary) - rarity H & E respectively.


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