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JAMAICA 1917 3d purple/yellow 'WAR/STAMP' error, SG75d

SKU JC2480

Jamaica 1917 (March) 3d purple/yellow, type 21 'WAR/STAMP.' overprint. Error with overprint SIDEWAYS (reading up), SG75d.

A spectacular quality example with interpane margin at left, very fine with large part original gum.

A very rare error as only one pane existed.

The Stanley Gibbons catalogue value is £425.

Jamaica joined most British colonies in 1916, by introducing a levy on correspondence to support the war effort. The Government Printer produced four overprints of "WAR STAMP" including this half penny coat of arms King George V stamp.

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