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Jamaica Independence Issue

Issued 8 August 1962

8d Die 1 (ovpt. Upper left) - Blue Mountain Peak

Ultramarine & Red-orange

Paper Watermark Multiple script CA, Perforation 13½

Sheet: 2 panes (horiz), 10 rows, 6 columns


8d

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Colours and Blocks

Provenance

c

01

Black & deep rose-red

Jarvis

b

04

Block of 4

Jarvis

b

60

Block / sheet of 60

Jarvis

Plate Numbers

8d
Die 1

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Marginal Inscriptions incl Plate Numbers

Provenance

m

1A1A

Plate No. 1A1A

Jarvis

m

1B1B

Plate No. 1B1B

Jarvis

m

imp

Imprint - THOMAS DE LA RUE & CO. LTD

Jarvis

m

sht

Sheet number R1C6

Jarvis

8d
Die 1

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Proofs

Provenance

d

01

Die proof in issued colours, marked "APPROVED" and dated "9/3/62"


Proofs