SOUTH AFRICA 1930 SGO16/b var Official

Stock Code: P189013826

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 4 showing major RIGHTWARD misplacement of opt so that "OFFICIAL" falls on vertical perfs, fresh large part o.g. From R4-5/3-4 of the 12x10 setting, with clear diagnostic opt flaws on upper pair (R4/3-4 - each with dot in "O" of OFFISIEEL) and R5/4 (defective "OF" in OFFISIEEL), while the lower left stamp (Afrikaans) shows variety "Stop after OFFISIEEL". Minor wrinkle and adhesion do not detract from a spectacular block with this very rare combination of misplacement and type variety. Ex Matheson. [Union Handbook O23 V9]


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