The Fore Street Warehouse Company (Limited) were, not surprisingly Warehousemen. They operated from:
In 1865 they also had premises at:
1868. Unofficial underprint type 24 (over the gum) in black.
a) Vertical underprint, reading upwards
PP67 1d lake-red (SG 43 or G1)
PP68 1 1/2d lake-red (SG 51 or G6)
PP69 2d blue (SG 45 or G3)
PP70 1s deep green (SG 150 or J109)
PP72 1d lilac, 14 dots (SG 171 or K7)
b) Vertical underprint, reading downwards
PP73 1/2d rose-red (SG 48 or G4)
PP75 3d rose (SG 143 and 158 or J41 and J45A)
Note. PP75A is my numbering as this example is currently unlisted by Stanley Gibbons.
PP76 1d lilac, 14 dots (SG 171 or K7)
PP77 1d lilac, 16 dots (SG 173 or K8)
Unofficial underprint type 24A (over the gum) in black.
PP78 1d Venetian red (SG 166 or K3)
PP79 1 1/2d Venetian red (SG 167 or K4) reading upwards
PP80 2 1/2d rosy mauve (SG 141 or J4) reading upwards
PP81 2 1/2d blue (SG 142 or J19) reading upwards
PP81A 2 1/2d blue (SG 142 or J22) reading upwards
PP81B 2 1/2d blue (SG 157 or J25) reading upwards
There are a number of later perfins that have also been
identified as belonging to this firm. They include:
See the Philatelic Links and References page for more information on Perfins.