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France 25 C Scott 17c Reissue?

 
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Posted 01/21/2022   1:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add wctiger to your friends list Get a Link to this Message




From the same collection. The color is lighter than what I see in auctions. Again stamp on the back. Expertized?
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Posted 01/21/2022   1:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Back in the day collectors in Europe used to mark their stamps. This could be just an owners mark


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Posted 01/21/2022   2:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add perf12 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This is a color trial printing.They exist in many colors and shades for the 25c stamp.
The 25c was only used for 8 months because of a change in the postal rates;that's why it is much scarcer mint.
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Edited by perf12 - 01/21/2022 2:19 pm
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I posted pictures of a few on page 23 of Rod's thread

http://goscf.com/t/50666&whichpage=...Cof%2Cfrance
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Thanks for all the quick answers and expert opinon. I found this blk of four color proof on the web and the color matched my single stamp closely.
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