SOUTH AFRICA 1949 SGO38, var Official

Stock Code: P212002705

Official. 1949-50 "Set 23" 1s "sepia-brown and blue" SCREENED rotogravure (= April 1950 issue), SG type O2 opt with 20mm spacing, upper right corner block of four (R1-2/5-6), the left pair with pronounced V1 "Raised OFFICIAL", the right with equally obvious V2 "Dropped OFFICIAL", fresh unmounted o.g. Insignificant perf blemishes mentioned for accuracy, still a fine and scarce proving block. From a printing of 300 sheets, using an overprint forme unique to this stamp, which was the last in the old typeset format, prior to the introduction of the SG type O5 stereo blocks in June 1950. Ex Matheson. [Union Handbook O124 V1-2]


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