COGH 1880 Definitive Issue Seated Hope - Additional Value 3d

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue : 1st July 1880
  • Watermark : Crown CC
  • Colour : Pale dull rose (lilac-rose)
  • Number Printed : 240 000
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 20, Yvert 20Ca, SG 36

The additional value was only used for one month and then overprinted with a "3" for easier identification. See COGH 1880 3d Surcharge in Black. Chemical forgeries exist from the 1881 claret issue.

3d Pale dull rose, unused
3d, used

Varieties

  • Inverted Watermark, rare