SOUTH AFRICA 1930 SGO12a/b, var Official

Stock Code: P212002797

Official. 1930-47 "Set 6" (= 1931 issue) ½d black and green, roto printing, SG type O2 opt with 9.5-12.5mm space, right marginal block of four from R8-9/11-12 showing varieties V4 ("Stop after OFFISIEEL on English stamp") on R9/12, and V5 ("Stop after OFFISIEEL on Afrikaans stamp") on R8/12, the lower pair (R9/11-12) also with "Broken FI in OFFICIAL" on BOTH stamps, very fine unmounted o.g. A very scarce and interesting block, the phenomenon of duplicated varieties on adjacent stamps confined to "Set 6" and discussed by Hisey & Matheson p. 22. Ex Matheson. [Union Handbook O20 V4-5, vars]


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