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New Zealand 1971 (Variety) 4c/2½c Magpie Moth with surcharge shift

SKU: NZL197106001

£75.00

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NEW ZEALAND 1971 (VARIETY) 4C/2½C MAGPIE MOTH WITH SURCHARGE SHIFT
4c/2½c Magpie Moth with extraordinary surcharge shift resulting in the '4c' appearing over the country name and the obliteration bars settling over the moth's wings. Fresh and fine. Mint never hinged. SG957var; SC480avar; CPP30a(T); NZL1910b

 

Note: the surcharge was printed by Harrison in high quality photogravure. Later re-prints use a lower quality letterpress/typography surcharge either printed by Harrison or by the New Zealand government. The Harrison-printed letterpress surcharge introduced July 1972 has thick obliteration bars. The New Zealand Government-printed surcharge introduced May 1973 has thin obliteration bars

Country: New Zealand

Reign: Queen Elizabeth II

Issued: 1971

Variety: surcharge variety

Theme: butterflies & moths, insects & arachnids

Designer: Eileen Mayo

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