American Philatelic Society

Haiti Scott 69

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The Genuine overprint of this type have numerous constant features — • right leg of ”M” is directly over the “P” • downstroke of “R” directly below “I” of “MAI” • lines under “re” and “t” are level • tail of “G” over downstroke of “1” • “1” has no serif • “0” smaller than “9” • crossbar of “A” is above middle • the bottom of the “2” is not level, being higher at the left end.


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