Borrowman, Phillipps & Co.
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Type 3

Borrowman, Phillipps & Co. were, according to a Post Office Commercial Directory of 1865, Commission Merchants and Insurance Agents trading from:

    5 Mark Lane
    London E.C.

The underprint is believed to have been used from around 1871 (as the earliest recorded plate is 150 which was put to press on 30th May 1871).

 

1871. Unofficial underprint type 3 (over the gum) in black.

Vertical underprint, reading upwards.

PP6 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
Plates 145, 150, 152, 155, 170, 171, 172, 174, 177, 180, 185, 186, 187, 194, 198, 202 and 214

horizontal rule