LABUAN 1896 SG87cs Specimen

Stock Code: P201005967

1896 (24 Sept) Jubilee 6c black and brown-lake, type 16 opt, error "JUBILE" (second "E" omitted, from R3/10 of one setting), further optd "SPECIMEN" (type NB4) for UPU distribution. fine large part o.g. A fascinating stamp of great rarity. Possibly seven or eight originally existed, but there is no guarantee that the error was present on all the sheets returned from Singapore to London to receive the Specimen opt (applied by Waterlow). [See the Part I footnote after SG 83/8. Note that a set of complete sheets as issued, certified by the BPA in 1998, included a 1c sheet with both the JEBILEE and JUBILE errors, whereas all the other values (including the 6c) were normal.]


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