TRINIDAD 1894 SGO1/7 Specimen set of 7 to 5s ex Tunisia UPU archive

Stock Code: P190016228

Official. 1894 set of 7 to 5s, type O1 'O S' opt, affixed to ledger piece (235x143mm) from the Tunisia UPU archive, headed 'Trinite' with green '229' at upper left, each with local 'SPECIMEN' receiving authority handstamp in black (Bendon type TUN1). The 5s with insignificant perf blemishes, still attractive with fresh colours. A unique and important item, illustrated on p.429 of 'UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961' by James Bendon. [N.B. These stamps were circulated by the UPU without any 'SPECIMEN' opt. Such examples can therefore only be identified in the rare instances where receiving handstamps were applied, as here.]

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TRINIDAD 1894 SGO1/7 Specimen set of 7 to 5s ex Tunisia UPU archive - £1,950.00

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