Bechuanaland 1890 1/2d Vermilion Type 15 Green Surcharge

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The surcharge printed in green was due to faulty cleaning of the inking roller. All examples known are cancelled in Shoshong.

Trace of a thin at foot, cert. RPS (1995)
History: Ex John Inglefield-Watson (Spink Oct 2007 lot 1145 realised £950 plus commission); Spink Jan 2019 lot 1332 realised £650 plus commission

Shoshong AP 11 cds, fine, cert. Brandon (1987)

History: Ex “Koi”(David Feldman Dec 2018 lot 30423, realised £950 plus 22% commission)

A little creased and soiled
History: Ex H. R. Holmes (Harmers of London Oct 1981 lot 1180 est. £100)

Some defects, cert. RPS (1972)
History: Christie’s Robson Lowe July 1990 lot 23