Tag: Overprint

Victorian Variety — Weekly Feature #447

1891 2¢ Straits Settlements with ‘Perak’ and 1¢ overprints, the bar omitted through the ‘one cent’ variety.  Fresh mint hinged with a hinge remnant F-VF.  Comes with a 2009 Sergio Sismondo certificate.  There is a horizontal gum bend through ‘cent’ which can be seen in the scan however there is no evidence of any break …

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Surcharge Surfeit – Weekly Feature #431

In 1885 the people of Ceylon could have been forgiven for being confused with respect to the Postal Service.  Postal rates had been changed and the postal authorities showed a lack of foresight in estimating the need for particular denominations.  Provisionals were ordered from the London printers De La Rue but these were delayed.  Further …

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Part Pane – Weekly Feature #428

This is a cross-gutter part pane of 30 stamps overprinted for use in the district of Mount Athos in present day Greece.  This region is interesting in that there are currently 20 monasteries present there.  A seldom seen multiple dated in the lower right corner and mint never hinged Very Fine.  Our Price: $35.