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Town Postmark 1844

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1993-18-4-12

In may 1844, the Maltese cross obliterators were replaced by numeral cancellers issued to post towns and many sub-post towns in alphabetical order. Bath received the number '53', here used near the end of the first month. The wrapper was received in Bristol the following day receiving a Bristol double arc postmark dated May 31st 1844.

Ex Emonet collection