Large - 1 points to R
Small - 1 points to space between R &
There are two different settings
of the ¼d handstamp. In the above examples the
one from Mangrove Bay is different fom the rest. The figure 1 of ¼ points to
the centre of R, in all the rest the 1 points to the space between R
and M; as shown in the enlarged copies.
All the items shown above are addressed to Bowie. They are considered to be Cancelled to Order (CTO) / philatelic.
COMMERCIALLY USED WRAPPERS
This item is commercially addressed and therefore considered to be a genuine commercially used newspaper wrapper. The majority of the known commercially used wrappers are addressed in a similar manner
Commercially used items are valued 4 or 5 times that of CTOs
Similar items with a ¾d handstamp exist with all the above
All these items exist with violet handstamps and with black handstamps.