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Sotheby’s London to Auction Newly Discovered 1680 Stamp

Sotheby’s London announces that it will sell a previously unrecorded example of the earliest version of the original Dockwra hand-stamps, the “Murray’s Post” stamp, in its English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations Sale on December 15th 2011.London Penny Post hand-stamp dating from 1680/81 Photo: Sotheby’s
Marking a crucial development in postal history, the triangular hand-stamp was used in the first penny post, established by William Dockwra … Read More

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