INDIA 1854 SG26var Used 4a deep blue and red, head die III, frame die II
Stock Code: P190008602
1854-55 4a deep blue and red, 5th printing (Head Die III, Frame Die II, medium 4-6mm spacing, pos. 11 on sheet, showing major retouch to the diadem (completely redrawn) matching Martin and Smythies (1930), pl.7, neatly cancelled by full "C-1" numeral of Madras which leaves profile virtually clear. A very fine example with large margins, and very rare thus.
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