GB 1843-51 Pre-Stamp - Basingstoke UPP 1d, 2d, and two 4d handstamps
Stock Code: P201006429
1843-51 Uniform Penny Post. Superb group of four entires from Basingstoke. 1843 letter to London bearing the 'Pd 1' (type b, HA186) handstamp, 1846 double rate letter to Andover bearing the 'Pd 2' (type c, HA192) handstamp, 1851 over 1oz rate letter to London bearing a 'Pd 4' (type d, HA195) and a 1844 over 1oz rate letter to London bearing a second type 'Pd 4' handstamp which is unrecorded by Walker or Willcocks and Jay. An exceptional group, Basingstoke was the only town outside of London to use two different 4d handstamps. Ex Peter Chadwick FRPSL Gold Medal Collection.
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