I.C.S. JIND 1886 SGO15a/b Official
Stock Code: P201004518
Official. 1886-1902 2a dull blue, opt at two operations, vertical strip of 5, the top four stamps with 'SERVICE' treble, two albino, the bottom stamp with 'SERVICE' double, one albino, fresh unmounted o.g. One albino impression is ½mm above the normal inked impression (on all five stamps), while the other (top four only) is seriously misplaced (and offset on reverse, with reduced spacing (20½mm rather than 21½mm) between the 'SERVICE' lines. Third stamp with a slight crease but a rare and remarkable multiple, from rows 16-20 of a sheet which received a 'test' albino impression after use of the forme on a 6a sheet (whose smaller format required narrower spacing). To the best of our knowledge, no other such 'se-tenant' strip, involving two different albino varieties, has ever been offered for sale, from any of the Convention States.
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