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Bamber Express, Notes On Ribbon Hand Stamp
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TYPE VI. Scroll, similar to Type V, but measuring 61 x 29 m. Inscription in four lines: PAID: BAMBER & CO.S EXPRESS; W.B.HARDYS OFFICE; OAKLAND.
Color black.

Black on 1861 - 3c. rose - white - 3 - Die 15 - 92e
                      " 3c. rose - buff  "         " 93c, j
               C
Black on 1864 - 3c. rose - white - 3 - Die 26 (A) 164k, 164 e
                      " 3c. rose - buff     -  " 165 C g also with
                 black frank of Wells, Fargo & Co. Black (???)
                  1864 3c. rose - white - 3 ----   26 A ---- 169D
Black on 1864 - 6c. rose - buff   - 7 - Die 27 - 195
                  1864 - 12c. Brown & red - buff - 7 - Die 18 - 124
 
TYPE VII. Scroll with pointed ends; measures 60 x 30 m. Inscription in four lines; PAID; BAMBER & CO.'S EXPRESS (in German script); W.B.HARDYS OFFICE; OAKLAND.
Color black.



Black on 1861 - 3c. rose - buff - 3 - Die 15 - 93
  12c. brown & red - amber - 7 - 124, 125 (???)
  24c. green & red - amber - 8 - 126 (???)
  40c   128(???)
     "       "   1864 3c. rose - white -    3 - Die 26 (A) 164j, (K.11)
  3c. rose -  - 3 169a,c 169d (K.9) A
  3c. rose      "   165 f (K.11)
  3c. rose      "   170b (K.9) A
  3c. rose     amber   171a, b, c A also with fake Pac. Un. Exp. black
       
                   1864 3c. brown   white  - 7 - Die 26 185A also with Fake W.Frank #36
  3c. brown   buff   - 7 - Die 26 187B also with Fake W.Frank #36
       
     "       "   1864 6c. rose - white - 7 - (Die 27) 194 Ab, also B with W.Fr. # 48
  6c. rose -   buff - 7    -          27 195
  6c.   rose -  amber - 7    -          27 196a
  6c. purple - white - 3 - Die 27 191 A
  6c. purple - buff - 3 - 192 C


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