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Bamber Express, Notes On Ribbon Hand Stamp
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Bamber Express, Notes On Ribbon Hand Stamp
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TYPE V. Scroll, (measuring 57 x 24 m.) having rounded ends with leaf projection to right and left. Inscription in three lines on shaded background: PAID: BAMBER & CO'S: EXPRESS. Paid and Express slant to "left;" Bamber & Co's in Gothic type.
Colors, blue and black.





Reprints

J. W. Scott in his lost of W. Franks Am. Jan of Phil. Ap. 1889 does not mention this type printed Blue. In fact Scott does not know the frank printed blue. As C. W. Lowler of San Franc. had the die it is more than likely that he mfg. the blue Type V
Blue on 1853 - 3c. red - white - 3 - Die 5a (E2) 20f, K, t
  3c. red - buff -  "      "     "      " 21
    "      "          "  "      "     "      " 25, b, a (K5)
Blue on       "    - 6c. green - white - 3 - Die 6 26 b
  6c. green - buff -  " 27 b, a
  6c     red     white 3      Die 6    ------ 28 C
  6c. red     - buff - 3      "     " 29 a
       
  10c. green - white - 3 - Die 8 (B) 32
  10c. green    buff  " 33
      72E
Blue on 1860 3c. red - white 3 - Die 9 73
  3c. red    buff  " 74
Black on 1860 - 3c. red -  buff - 3 - 9 72e k,7
Black on 1860 - 3c. red    white - 3 - Die 9 73 a, b
  3c. red    buff   74 76 h
       
                  1861 3c. rose  white - 3 - Die 15 92b a
  3c. rose  buff -  " 93 c
       
  6c. rose  white - 7 - Die 16 109
  6c. rose  buff - 7 -          16      --- 111
  12c. brown & red - amber - 7 - Die 18 - 124
  24c. green & red -       "         8          20   126
       
Black on 1864 3c. rose - white - 3 - Die 26 164 C
  3c. rose - buff -          -        "     "                    165 g f C,D
       
  24c. green & red -    amber - 8 - Die 20  - 126
       
 

                               3c. rose -  buff      -       3 - 26        -          165 C, D              


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