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SG 170a 1942 8d. “COIUMBUS” error. Superb USED.

SG 170a 1942 8d. “COIUMBUS” error. Superb USED.

£4,250.00

Bahamas  1942 King George VI 450th Anniversary of the Landing of Columbus in the New World.  8d. ultramarine and scarlet.  Overprinted with SG Type 25.  Variety, ‘”COIUMBUS” for “COLUMBUS” (R5/2)’.  Superb used condition.  Brandon Certificate No. 32,181 (2004).  AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND IMPORTANT ERROR FROM THE REIGN OF KING GEORGE VI.  LESS THAN 10 USED EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN.

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Country: British West Indies, 1942