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O543 1878 4d pale blue, BLOCK OF EIGHT comprising two blocks of four separated by the central vertical interpanneau gutter margin. Showing the characteristic wing margins of the Somerset House perforator (proving the earlier printing and colour). Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 18 £275
O544 1900 Subsequent printings (raised stops) 5s on 5s green. Upper marginal block of four showing plate number ‘1’. The upper left stamp showing the Thick ‘V’. Light surface mark on the lower right stamp, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint, hinged in the margin only. SG 122, 132 £85
O545 1907 watermark multiple Crown CA KEVII ½d lower right corner block of four showing PLATE NUMBER '2'. Printed in the distinctive green (rather than yellow-green) associated with the last printing of 7 Oct 1909. Hinge marks on two stamps and some minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine mint. SG 148
 
Note: plate ‘2’ was prepared in July 1907 and was a replacement for plate ‘1’ which is believed to have been damaged during use and was replaced by De La Rue without charge.
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