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Posted 10/04/2011   02:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add mrmagic to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
i'm curious of this stamp.
And I have very little information about it.
I tried to find some information about it.
but I havent been that lucky in doing so.
what does the OT stand for.



As always thanks for your help guys
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Posted 10/04/2011   03:07 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 22crows to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ask Phil's glossary says that O.T. stands for Obchodni Tiskvina, (Czech) overprint for commercial printed matter. The stamp is listed in Stanley Gibbons Simplified catalogue under Newspaper Stamps, SG N332(1934).

Ask Phil is a useful site worth bookmarking.

http://www.askphil.org/b25.htm
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Posted 10/04/2011   06:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mrmagic to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks 22crow.
great link, saved under my bookmarks..
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Posted 01/13/2018   7:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Blobster to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I know this is an old thread but I had a question about this stamp and wondering if anyone could enlighten me. The SG listing is imp.The one above appears imp. only horizontally, where as I have and imp. and a p 12 x 11.5. Are these unofficial perforations?
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Posted 01/13/2018   8:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Blaamand to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Blobster,
Yes. Michel states for the original issue, without the OT overprint:
'Zahlreiche private Zahnungen bekannt' (Numerous private perforations are known)
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Posted 01/13/2018   11:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Blobster to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Blaamand. Very helpful. There is no mention of this in my SG specialized cat.
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Posted 01/14/2018   11:06 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add funbaldguy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The straight sides aren't parallel, my guess is trimmed to look like a coil...
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