CEYLON 1882 SGT22 Telegraph

Stock Code: P201006940

Telegraphs. 1882 (7 Feb) 25c lilac, "GRAPH" opt on Stamp Duty fiscal for provisional use, used with part "18 - 2" (= !8 Feb) strikes of Colombo ds. Some faults (creasing, slight abrasion and thinning, traces of toning and discoloration) still a good collectable example of this famous rarity, of a unique type within the Ceylon series. Only 540 issued, with the overprint "TELE GRAPH" applied to vertical pairs, of which only the upper units were likely to survive. We have recorded less than a dozen examples, including those in the Tapling and Royal collections. (cat £900).


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