SOUTH AFRICA 1930 SGO16 var Official

Stock Code: P189015107

Official. 1930-47 "set 6" (= 1931 issue) 6d "dull green and pale orange" roto, SUIDAFRIKA one word, wmk inverted, SG type O2 opt (12½mm space), block of six (2x3) from the top three rows of a pane, showing dramatic leftward and downward (slightly diagonal) misplacement of opt so that the last two letters of "OFFICIAL" and "OFFISIEEL" are shifted to the stamp below and OMITTED from the top pair, commercially used with legible CALEDON cds x2. A remarkable and very rare block, with few misplaced opt varieties of this character known to have been properly used. Ex Matheson, and illustrated on p.27 of Hisey & Matheson. [Union Handbook O23 V9]


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