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US Washington/Franklin Early 1900s Issue, With Canal Zone Overprint I Don't Recognize

 
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Posted 05/30/2021   01:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add bmbmbm to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi,

I happened to see this stamp online, and didn't recognize the overprint. It is part of small lot of 8 different Canal Zone stamps on a stamp-selling site, but this is the only stamp in the lot with that overprint style.

I looked through my 2012 Scott US Specialized Catalogues's Canal Zone section, but I don't see that overprint style, and I don't see that that stamp issue was used for Canal Zone.

Can anyone explain it? Is it fake, a provisional, or something else? I saw it and was curious. I just now notice that the part of the wavy line cancel looks drawn in...

Thanks!

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Posted 05/30/2021   10:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wtcrowe to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A Fantasy. The Washington-Franklin stamps were not overprinted for usage in the Canal Zone
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