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New Zealand Telegraph Stamps?

 
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Posted 01/16/2021   12:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add elmerfudd22 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
i bought these as telegraph stamps from new zealand over 40 years ago, but now i'm not sure. have not found these stamps anywhere on eBay or bing images. any one know for sure what these are and their value?
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Posted 01/16/2021   2:39 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi, These are telegraph stamps from Ceylon.

The cancellation on these ones is COLOMBO.
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Posted 01/16/2021   6:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add elmerfudd22 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thanks the borders on the stamps looked like new zealand and the original seller had sold it as such.
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Posted 01/16/2021   7:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
SG now list telegraph stamps in their Empire & Commonwealth catalogue (the old "Part 1" catalogue).

They have a number of these Ceylon stamps for sale on their web site including some expensive items like this one:

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