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Telegraph stamps of the World

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Jamaica 1879

De La Rue, Typographed on white or bluish paper. Perf. 14

Jamaica-1 Jamaica-2
Type-1 Type-2

 

Wmk Crown/CC

Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H1 3d lilac (shades) 25.00 10.00
H2 1s pale purple brown (shades)   20.00 3.50
H2a         on bluish paper 50.00 10.00
H2b         brown-purple 15.00 3.50
Wmk-Crown-CC
Wmk-Crown-CA

1889 Wmk Crown/CA (sideways-inverted)

Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H3 3d lilac (shades)   15.00 5.00

1904 Wmk Multiple Crown/CA

Hisc. Desc. Mint Used
H4 3d lilac (shades)   50.00 25.00
Wmk-Mult-Crown-CA

 

Hiscocks added the following 2 notes:

Note 1. The date of No. 4 is not certain but the changes from Crown and CA to multiple Crown and CA
                in stamps produced by de la Rue for the Crown Agents (the 'CA' of the watermarks) mostly
                took place in 1904 or 1905.
Note 2. It is not clear when the use of these stamps ceased but it seems likely that it was not long after the  
                issue of No. 4 since that stamp is rare and the issue of stamps of King Edward VII was well
                under way by 1904 in those countries where the continued use of telegraph stamps was intended.  

My note: I have 5 examples of the 3d stamp. They are all watermarked Crown CA sideways-inverted.

 

 

Telegraphically used   Telegraphically used   Telegraphically used

A used example and a couple of later postage stamps with telegraphic cancels.

 

 

Stationery.

The following are from 1/- Telegraph forms (cancels dated August 1892).
Images courtesy of Richard Ross.

Port Antonio Old Harbour
Port Antonio Old Harbour

 

Morant Bay Kingston
Morant Bay Kingston

The Official forms are different, being darker and not apparently needing space for extra stamps.

 

 

 

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