Tuesday, August 26, 2008

color variations in 1943 for the 25c value

There apparently were several distinct printings of this stamp in 1943, showing a wide range of color variations, and all printed mostly on the 1E3 paper.

Dark colors and worn plate:

Light rose and worn plate:

Very light, almost invisible background color:

Dark rose background, plate with light wear:

I also find this latter stamp on the 1E4 paper.

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