Beddoe, Hulbert & Co
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Type 2

Beddoe, Hulbert & Co. were a firm of Trimming Manufacturers and Warehousemen.

They operated from:

    126/7 Wood Street,
    London E. C.

and

    5 1/2 Gutter Lane,
    London E. C.

See also B. H. & H.

The underprint is believed to have been used from around 1874 (as the earliest recorded plate is 174 which was put to press on 20th April 1874).

 

1874. Unofficial underprint type 2 (over the gum) in black .

a) Vertical underprint, reading upwards

PP2 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
Plates 174, 178, 181, 190, 193, 195, 196, 198, 201, 202, 203, 204, 209, 210, 212, 213, 214, 218, 219, 220, 222, 223 and 224

PP3 1d blue (SG 45 or G2)
Plate 13

PP4 1d Venetian red (SG 166 or K3)

 

b) Vertical underprint, reading downwards

PP5 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
Plates 202, 209, 210 and 212

 

A single perfin has been identified as belonging to this firm.  I do not have an illustration of the perfin but it is referenced in Tomkins as:

Cat No. Letters Identity
B3380.01 BH&H Beddoe, Hulbert & Hulbert

See the Philatelic Links and References page for more information on Perfins.

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