The Era of Surcharges

1881 1888

Postage Stamps

Revenue Stamps

Telegraph Stamps

Summary

Scott #s 89 - 111

Scott #s 112 -131

Scott #s 132 - 136

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Scott 136

 

Scott # 133

February 22, 1883

20c Black Surcharge on 250m Ultramarine

Surcharged on 250m ultramarine Telegraph issue of 1882

 

One Surcharge Type Known

#133 (XVI)

 

Additional Comments

A total of 10,000 stamps were originally surcharged. Nearly all of the original surcharged stamps were re-surcharged with an additional new value of 1-real in June 1883 (Scott #135). As a result, this issue is very scarce with majority of known examples being hole-punched.

 

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