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Spain C53 With Interesting Perforations.

 
 
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Posted 06/11/2019   2:59 pm  Show Profile Check wheelman's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add wheelman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Pretty neat perfs on this. Curious how it would happen. Maybe a shift of the paper while perfs are being punched.

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Posted 06/12/2019   10:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Guess.
Type of perforator unknown, treadle type perforators are known in some countries.

The operator (however way) punches the first line across the sheet,
sees it has cut off some of the design, and re perforates in the correct position.
Sadly the stamp has ripped off at the wrong line of perforations.
Again...a guess.

This set exists in all sorts of weird and wonderful varieties, human nature being what it is, do not dismiss this was done purposefully.
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Edited by rod222 - 06/12/2019 11:20 pm
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Posted 06/13/2019   02:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Mistakes like this would normally be caught by the printer and destroyed.

Your stamp is a reprint, very common. The ink shadow around the design shows the design was (sloppily) rephotographed. The overall design is blurred, typical of the reprints.
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