I was sifting through my recent auction lots and came across this stamp in an envelope full of used 114's. I looked at it like any other "whacked up" choo-choo of that issue and started to put it aside when I noticed that there were no perfs between the printers mark and the top of the stamp. So , did this thing start out life as part of an imperf sheet ( never heard of one ) or is it just a really strange 114 EFO or what?
The paper looks right , the cancel resembles many other smudges of the era and the grill appears correct. I've searched several databases and I can't find any reference to a 114 imperf ( unless it was on the edge of the sheet ). If anyone of the viewers has any further info. about this issue I'd appreciate your sharing. I find it hard to believe this is a "lone-ranger" and I'm well prepared for the polite "you dummy , it's just a"
.... been there and done that.
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