Sunday, November 2, 2008

color varieties of the unwatermarked 30c

For the 30c unwatermarked I find three color varieties. The most common is this one, which I find in various shades. This is the first NGR printing of 1945, and is the most common printing for this value.

These two NGR color varieties I find used in 1947/48, and are not as common.

These are the colors for the NOP thick paper printing:

And this one, a thinner unwatermarked paper, I currently call NOP, but it could be a third unwatermarked paper.

Here is a side-by-side comparison of these stamps: