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Pre-1940 Ireland Overprints On Steiner Pages

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Posted 03/08/2020   2:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add danstamps54 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
NSK,

Yes, I did!

The fourth time was a charm. What Alberto Diena was doing expertising an Irish stamp, I don't know. His specialty is early Italy. Nevertheless, the measurements were accurate.




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Congrats!

I just learned this issue has a setting variety: the R of Rialtas is set to the left over the S of Sealadac. It occurs in position 10/2 of the sheet. I do not know if it occurs in other positions.

Hint: look at your 2/6 stamp.
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Is this the setback you are referring to? Missed that in Hibernian.....





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Is this the setback you are referring to? Missed that in Hibernian......


Yes. You will not find it in Hibernian. I saw a certificate (attest) by Roy Hamilton-Bowen - the editor of the Hibernian - that mentioned this variety.
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NSK,

Thank you for the information! I will have to add that note to my album.
You mentioned that it is on position 10/2 of the sheet. If someone is plating this variety and wants to examine my copy, PM me. I would be happy to send detailed scans.

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Posted 03/08/2020   5:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add NSK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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You mentioned that it is on position 10/2 of the sheet.


The Marquess of Bute's collection included a set with bottom margins showing parts of the sheet-centre cross on the right-hand side of the margin. This identifies all three stamps as being from position 38 (R.10/2). All three stamps have this variety. It is constant at least for this position.
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PERFIN

Sc#110 2.5d Coat of Arms, Wmk Multiple e,
Perfin AC/LD Punctures 10-8 / 7-11
Height 5mm (Measured in mm from centre of bottom hole, to centre of top hole)
Exists 4.5mm
Arnott & Co, Ltd Dublin.
Source : "The Revealer"


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Concerning SOAR stamps: both the Hibernian 2020 and S.Gibbons 2019 Ireland catalogues have sections on machine labels/stamps. A search here on 'soar' will produce some helpful blogs.
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