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I have this cancel dated 5 May 1916 on a newspaper wrapper to a Mr A Bentley, HM Customs, Levuka. In his book the Postal History of Fiji, J G Rodger on page 52 refers to a Postage Paid mark which was in use for 21 months prior to the introduction of the farthing wrapper, yet it has still not been described or illustrated. Ross Duberal in his book the Postal Stationery of Fiji makes the same comment. Is this the missing cancel, which is listed in Campbell as Type PP/I, Rodger Fig 126, and Proud Type PD2? I would be interested to know if anyone has seen this cancel, whether on a wrapper or not , and the date of use.
2020-02-08 20:02