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Negri Sembilan 1965 (Error) 5c Paphiopedilum Niveum missing yellow

SKU: MNS196511002

£260.00

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NEGRI SEMBILAN 1965 (ERROR) 5c PAPHIOPHEDILUM NIVEM MISSING YELLOW
5c Paphiopedilum Niveum bottom marginal strip of three with progressive loss of yellow. The leftmost stamp normal, the centre stamp virtually missing yellow and the rightmost stamp completely missing the colour. Scarce transitional piece. Undercatalogued. Minor perf separation otherwise fine unmounted mint. SG83b; SC78var; ISC84f; MNS166a

 

Note: the error affects the androecium at the centre of the flower and the leaves (resulting in them appearing blue rather than green due to the colour being made from a mix of blue and yellow inks)

Country: Negri Sembilan

Reign: Queen Elizabeth II

Issued: 1965

Variety: missing colour

Theme: plants & flowers

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