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 Post subject: Surface Printed 8d Orange SG156
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:00 pm 
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I recently bought the attached item - an 8d orange lettered DG on cover from Liverpool to Curacao. The stamp has a straight edge (guillotined?) left wing margin. My (2001) SG QV Specialized mentions this variety, but refers to articles by FM Johnson in April/May 1977 SG Stamp Monthly. Can anybody provide me with more information on this stamp?


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 Post subject: Transfer from previous board: original post 629
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:05 pm 
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Kevin, my cousin, John Jackson, collects Dutch Indies and offers the following background info on the cover:

Cannot help with the stamp, but it was carried by the SS Bolivar of the West India and Pacific Steamship Company (W.I and P.S.C.). They operated out of Liverpool to various West Indian Ports. The Bolivar is listed as leaving Liverpool on 5 September and arriving Curacao on 1 October 1879.

De Nederlandse Scheepspost Volume II Nederland en het Western 1600-1900 by C.J.P. Delbeke RDP
The West India and Pacific Steam-Ship Company - The Mail Contracts 1865-1888 by Colin Tabeart. Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 7 : 2006.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:10 pm 
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Dear Kevin

Kindly provide me with your e-mail address so I can send you a copy of an article recently written by Ray Simpson and Peter Sargent on guillotined wing margins. You can contact me at pennyred@earthlink.net

Best regards,

Tim Burgess


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 7:15 pm 
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Thanks, Mike. I knew about the W.I and P.S.C. but not the sailing dates.
Timothy, thanks for your response. I'll email you shortly.


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