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Barbados Postal Markings 1882 - 1910



                                              pre-stamp postal mark (type A7)












                                                         25mm. diameter
                                                       in  use as late as 1887



                                                         "bootheel"


                In 1863 this postmark with an oval of 16 blotches enclosing the Parish Post Office Number was introduced.




                          "bootheel" w/numeral (type C2)                 "open bootheel" (type C3)










                           in use at G.P.O. ("1") 1863-1878                   "open bootheel"
                           used at Parish P.O.  1863-1885                in use at G.P.O. 1887-1902




                          c.d.s. w/"bootheel" (type C4)                c.d.s. w/"bootheel" (type CS)
                                          ~, I>,;.

                                         ..  --
                                         --
                                                 ,/IP
                                          ~  ..,
                                         ~       ailf!
                                           "'' '\.

                         4mm. between c.d.s. & bootheel                1 mm. between c.d.s. & bootheel
                                e.d.k. - MY 9/78                              e.d.k. - AU  9/83
                                 l.d.k. - MR 4/99                             l.d.k. - FE 21/02



















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