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Item Number: 23-Sc0002Proof
Description: Cuba 1855 - 1 Real de Plata Fuerte color proof
Price: $295.00 USD

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Cuba - Antillas Espaņolas 1855 - Scott 2 - (EDIFIL Ant. 2) 1 Real de Plata Fuerte plate and/or color proof.
An extremely rare plate and/or color proof of the 1 Real de Plata Fuerte stamp of 1855 printed in red carmine (INSTEAD OF GREEN AS THE ISSUED STAMP) over blue paper. The proof is afixed to a small piece of cardbord. There are a couple of very small dark spots on the cardboard on the left side of the stamp, not affecting the stamp itself. Listed on page 68 of the book RESEŅA-INVENTARIO DE MARCAS, SELLOS, PRUEBAS Y ENTEROS POSTALES DE PUERTO RICO (and Antillas Espaņolas) by Jose I. Garcia Lomas.


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