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Postal history of Haiti - The british E53 cancel
On this page you will find examples of British stamps canceled by the numeral cancel "E53". This cancel was used at the British post office in Port au Prince on Haiti from 1869 to 30 June 1881. An equivalent nummeral cancel "C59" was used in Jacmel from 1865 to 30 June 1881. Do you have such a letter for sale or trade, please send me an e-mail (email@example.com).
This letter is send from the British Post Office in Port au Prince to France. It is franked with a strip of three 4 pence sage green, plate 16, and one three half penny red-brown, in total 13½ pence, which was the rate for letters to France via Britain from 1868 to 31 june 1881.
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