CYPRUS 1882 SG21 var Specimen 6pi olive-grey watermark CA die I error DUTY PLATE PRINTED DOUBLE

Stock Code: P201014840

1882-86 6pi olive-grey, die I, wmk CA, lower marginal with plate number '1', error DUTY PLATE DOUBLY PRINTED, with two manuscript 'Specimen' endorsements (the original endorsement cleaned off and then re-instated in a smaller form), large part o.g. (disturbed). The lighter of the 'Specimen' endorsements is in a known De La Rue hand, which would indicate that the printing error was noticed before despatch to Cyprus. An extraordinary positional piece of the highest interest and rarity, recorded in the Part I footnote after SG 16/22. [N.B. The doubling is at a slight angle, and would have become progressively greater towards the top of sheet.]

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CYPRUS 1882 SG21 var Specimen 6pi olive-grey watermark CA die I error DUTY PLATE PRINTED DOUBLE - £1,500.00


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