SOUTH AFRICA 1930 SGO19, var Official

Stock Code: P212002574

Official. 1930-47 "Set 22" (= June 1948 issue) 2s6d "deep dull blue and chocolate", SG type O2 opt with 19.2mm spacing, from the still little understood "mixed font" 6x10 setting used only for upper half-sheets of this value, four different horizontal pairs, respectively showing the important varieties V1 ("Shorter OFFISIEEL", right English stamp), V2 ("Shorter OFFICIAL", upper marginal, right English stamp = R1/4) and V3 ("Both words shorter", two pairs, one on right Afrikaans stamp, other on left English stamp), fresh o.g. (V2 and one V3 unmounted). The V1 pair with separation at top, nevertheless a rare and fascinating group, from a reported printing of just 200 half-sheets. Ex Matheson. [It is noteworthy that no Cyclometer number was recorded in the UHB, and only one by Hisey & Matheson.] [Union Handbook O115 V1-3]


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