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

Stock Code: P201014849

1882-86 6pi olive-grey, die I, wmk CA, error DUTY PLATE PRINTED DOUBLE, with large manuscript 'Specimen' endorsement, fresh part o.g. Trivial gum thin at NE corner, but the finer and more spectacular of the two examples seen by us, with wide separation of the two impressions of the duty plate. The 'Specimen' is in a known De La Rue hand, which would indicate that the printing error was noticed before despatch to Cyprus. An extraordinary and spectacular item 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.]

£1,750.00

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CYPRUS 1882 SG21 var Specimen 6pi olive-grey watermark CA die I error DUTY PLATE PRINTED DOUBLE - £1,750.00


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