SOUTH AFRICA 1913 SG3/17 vars Specimen King's Head set of 14 to £1 with violet SPECIMEN handstamp

Stock Code: P201010464

1913-24 set of 14 to £1 (less 3d ultramarine as always), handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet (Samuel type SA4, inverted on 3d black and orange-red), large part o.g. with fresh colours. The 1d and 2s6d (interpane margin at left) with slight faults, otherwise a fine and attractive set. Rare, believed to have been prepared c1920 for UPU members who joined after the overprinted stamps had been distributed. [N.B. The type SA4 handstamp is normally found only on the 1½d and 1s3d (in violet), and on the £1 in green. The 3d ultramarine was not distributed with a Specimen overprint.]

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SOUTH AFRICA 1913 SG3/17 vars Specimen King's Head set of 14 to £1 with violet SPECIMEN handstamp - £1,250.00


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