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Title: The delivery charge marks, 1816 - 1849
Authors: Bonello, Giovanni
Keywords: Postal rates -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Postal service -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Postal service -- Economic aspects
Handstamps (Philately) -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Postmarks -- Malta -- History -- 19th century
Issue Date: 1986-03
Publisher: Malta Philatelic Society
Citation: Bonello, G. (1986). The delivery charge marks, 1816 - 1849. The PSM magazine, 15(1), 26-32.
Abstract: Mail from overseas was, during the earlier period of British rule, either unmarked, or had carefully written manuscript instructions indicating what charge was to be levied on delivery. Hand stamped charges were later introduced. This article contributes new information about the Delivery Charge straight line markings. A. How many types? B. When did they originate and how long were they in use? C. How were they stamped? D. The unrecorded ones. [excerpt]
Appears in Collections:JMPS - 1986 - 15(1)

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