(HG 1) and "P. not Paid" (HG 2) struck on arrival at Madras. A splendid early letter and one of the most important items of Indian prestamp philately as Hammond Giles records only one example of both handstamps. Photo" /> cover Palamcotah: 1787 (16 Oct.) entire letter written in French to Fort St. George showing fine strikes of the extremely rare <I> "Palamcotah"</I> (HG 1) and<I> "P. not Paid"</I> (HG 2) struck on arrival at Madras. A splendid early letter and one of the most important items of Indian prestamp philately as Hammond Giles records only one example of both handstamps. Photo | Christie's