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Type 49

I would like to show you an example of this underprint on a stamp but, as yet, I have been unable to locate one.

This underprint is believed to be for the firm Ryland and Sons who were Cotton Spinners, Manufacturers and Warehousemen operating from:

    New High Street,


    56A Wood Street,
    London E. C.

They became a Limited company on 24th September 1873.


1870. Unofficial underprint type 49 (over the gum) in black.

PP169 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
Plates 181 and 182

PP170 1/2d rose-red (SG 48 or G4)
Plate 6

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