Brown, Davis & Co. were a firm of Tailors and Gentlemanís Outfitters trading from:
It was Brown, Davis & Co. who in 1871 registered the first patent for a shirt that buttoned all the way down the front. Up until this time shirts were pulled on and off over the head.
1868. Unofficial underprint type 6 (over the gum) in black.
a) Vertical underprint, reading upwards
b) Vertical underprint, reading downwards
PP16 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
Unofficial underprint type 7 (over the gum) in black.
PP17 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)