1945 - 47 MICHAEL
Perforated  14 1/2:14  except right/b 14 : 14  1/2        * = white semicoarse paper 1947
Var #1= Plate flaw     Var 1= Print  flaw or possible plate flaw
Sources:  CMR 74, CMR84, "Sistematizarea emisiunii Uzuale Mihai I Fomat Englez 1945 - 47" by Valeriu Avramescu in Filatelia 2/92 and Catalog Specializat al Marcilor Postale Romanesti (erori si varietati 1945 - 91) also in Filatelia 2/92 + my collections of jpgs from different sources.
muz1.jpg (4717 bytes)
left/b
Michael looking left, Romania at bottom
muz2.jpg (4166 bytes)
left/t
Michael looking left, Romania at top

muz4.jpg (3908 bytes)
right/b  (horizontal design)
Michael looking right, Romania at bottom
muz3.jpg (4561 bytes)
right/t 
Michael looking right, Romania at top
Mi/
Scott
  Type White paper Mi/
Scott
  Type Grey paper
929/
568

0.50 L greyblue


left/b


Perf var 1: 14 1/2: 13 1/2
Perf var 2: 14:14 1/2
Perf var 3: Horiz. pair imperf in the middle
Perf var 4: Double vertical perforation
932/
571

2L brown


left/b





930/
569

1 L sepia


left/t


Var 1:  A in POSTA small, dot after 1,
            engravers named shifted up
Var 2: Dot between T+A in POSTA
Var#3: with 1*L
934/
573

5L redlilac


right/t


Double print: 2 kings


931/
570
2 L violet

left/t

Var 1: With beard
Var 2: Dot over head
Var 3: Colored line on head
Var 4:"coloured cheek"    Pic 2
Var 5: Dot on jaw
936/
610
10L brownred

left/b

Var 1: dot between I and A
flaw in signature or Fabrica

933/
572



4L yellowgreen




left/t




Var: I in LEI split
Var 2: I in LEI diminished at top
Var 3: line back of E in LEI
Var#4: I with "scar" Pic 2
Var#5: half I in Lei (retouch of flaw above)
Var#6: E in LEI (pf)
Dots back and front
937/
651



10L brownred




left/t




Var 1: Missing engravers signature
Dot on A in romAnia
Moustache




935/
574
10L blue
left/b
Engraver&Fabrica de Timbre split
939/
576
20L blue
left/b
 
938/
575
15 lilac
left/b
  940/
611
20L purple
left/b
 
939/
576
20L blue
left/b
Perf var: Imperf top
941/
652
20L red lilac
right/t
 
942/
577
25L orange
right/t
  942/
577
25L orange
right/t
 
943/
578

35L dark brown


right/t


Perf var 1: 14 1/2: 13 1/2
Perf var 2: 14: 14 1/2
Perf var 3: horiz. pair imperf in the middle
Perf var 4: Double vertical perforation
945/
580

50L Blue


left/t


Var 1: O in POSTA interrupted
Colour nuance: Light blue
944/
579
40L carmine
right/t
  946/
581
55L red
left/t
Broken O in POSTA
947/
582
75L greenblue
right/t
  948/
583
80L orange
right/b
Var#1:  LE instead of LEI   Pic 2
948/
583

80L orange


right/b


Perf var 1: 13 1/2:14 1/2
Perf var 2: 14:14 1/2
Perf var 3: Vertical pair imperf in the middle
949/
612

80L blue


right/b


Var 1: Letters NI in ROMANIA bigger (r1, c4)
Var 2: 8 in 80 retouched (r6 & 7, c1)
Var 3: smear over I in LEI
Perf var: Vertical pair imperf in the middle
951/
584
100L brown
right/b
ought to be found in two paper variations:
white (45) and semicoarse white (47)
950/
653
80L blue
left/b
Perf var 1: Vertical pairs imperf in the middle
Perf var 2: Double horizontal perforation
955/
586
200L olive green right/b
  951/
584
100L brown
right/b
Var 1: defect signature
963*/
655
500L lilac red
left/b
  952/
613
137L green
left/b
 
965*/
656


860L brownviolet


right/t



Var 1: R in Romania split (r2, c2)
Var 2: Missing engravers signature
Var 3: Compare O in Romania upper/lower row
Var 4: Big dot under I in LEI
953/
585


160L green



right/b



Perf var: Vertical pairs imperf in the middle

 

 

969*/
657
2500L ultramarine left/t
Var 1: Dot in the word POSTA (r8, c3) 954/
614
160L greyblue right/b Perf var : Vertical pairs imperf in the middle
971*/
658

5000L


left/b


Var 1: R in ROMANIA worn
Var 2: No nose line (r2, c4)
Var 3: Line under LEI (r9, c10)
Var 4: Head of R split (r4, c2)
955/
586

200L olive green

right/b


Abklatsch
972*/
659
8000L bluegreen left/b
Perf var:  14 1/2:13 1/2
Perf var 2: 14:14 1/2:13 1/2:14 1/2
956/
615
200L brick red
right/b
 
973*/
660
10000L brown
right/b
Var 1: Curved line through hair 957/
654
200L cinnamon
left/t
 
        958/
616
300L blue right/b Paper var: carton
        959/
617
360L sepia right/b Var1:  LE instead of LEI (r3, c9)
        960/
587
400L violet
right/b
Var 1: print flaw left side
        961/
618
400L orange
left/t
Double vertcal perforation
        962/
619
480L redbrown
right/b
 
        964/
620
600L olivegreen
right/b
 
        966/
621
1000L greenblue right/b
Var 1: Dot over number 1 r7, c3)
Var 2: Words POSTA & LEI unclear (r6-10 c 9-10)
        967/
622
1500L bluegrey
left/b
 
        968/
623
2400  pink lilac
right/b
 
        970/
624


3700 steel blue



right/b



Perf var: Vertical pairs imperf in the middle
Paper var 1: Bluish grey thin hard paper
Paper var 2: Coarse yellowgrey paper
Paper var 3: Coarse bluegrey paper
(Given differently - check!)
This issue is rich in varieties:
A display of shifted perforations
A display of shifted images
A display of colour smudges, lines etc  See also: Paper folds
Most images in these displays courtesy Sorin Pantis and Dinu Matei. Additional images courtesy Chris Trevers and Ebay

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1946  6 March  Agrarian reform  Wm8   Perf 14 
Design: A Murnu
Issued: 300.000 sets






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Mi Scott   flaws
974 B326 80L blue  
975 B327 50+450L dark red  
976 B328 100+900L purple  
977 B329 200+800L orange yellow instead of orange
978 B330 400+1600L dark green REFOR in Reforma weak print
1946  Agrarian reform Block   
Wm8  Perf 14  Issued: 30.000 blocks

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Mi Scott    
979
Bl 31
CB4 80+20L blue
 
 

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1946 26 april  Bucharest Philharmonic 
Design: O Adler
Wm 8   Perf 13 1/2  Issued 252.000 sets

 

 

 


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Mi Scott    
980 600 10L blue  
981 601 20L redbrown  
982 602 55L bluegreen  
983 603 80L violet  
984 604 160L orange Vertical pair imperf in the middle
985 B330 200+800L redorange  
986 B331 350+1650L dark blue  
Minisheet1    Minisheet2
80L tete-beche

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1946  1 may   Labour Day 
Design: C M�ller
Wm8  Perf 13 1/2

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Mi Scott   flaws
987 605 10L prussian green  
988 606 10L dark carmine rose without engravers initials
989 607 20L dark blue  
990 608 20L dark brown  
991 609 200L orange red  
1946  Labour Day  block air  
Wm8   Issued: 31.500 blocks  on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
992
Block 32
CB5
200+9800L red/blue
 
 

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1946  28 july  Youth Organisations 
Wm8   Perf 13 1/2
issued: 301.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
993 B332 10+100L sepia/orange  Dot in the middle of 1 in 100  (r2, c2)
994 B333 10+200L bluegrey/redbrown  
995 B334 80+200L lilac brown/sepia Colour brown shifted left
996 B335 80+300L brownred/redviolet  
997 B336 200+400L bluegreen/orangered  
1946  5 july  Air 
Wm8  Perf 11 1/2
issued: 91.000sets

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Mi Scott    
998 C24 200L light olivegreen/blue  
999 C25 500L redorange/dark blue  
Minisheets
Minisheets Air

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1946  1 sept      Sport 
Wm8  Perf 11 1/2   issued: 224.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1000A 628 10L dark blue Cut head of right player
1001A 629 20Lorange red  
1002A 630 50L dark violet  
1003A 631 80L dark brown  
1004A B340 160+340L dark green  
1946  1 sept   Sport 
Wm8  Imperf   Issued: 224.000 sets
Mi Scott    
1000B 628 10L dark blue  
1001B 629 20Lorange red  
1002B 630 50L dark violet  
1003B 631 80L dark brown  
1004B B340 160+340L dark green  
1946  1 sept    Sport Air 
Wm8  Perf 11 1/2  issued 120.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1005 C26 300L red  
1006 CB6 300+1200L dark blue  
1946  1 october    Sport Block  air    
Wm8  Imperf  Issued: 40.000 blocks
Mi Scott    
1007
Bl 33
CB8
300+1000L dark redlilac
 
Minisheets perf             Minisheets imperf
Air:  printed in 2 different minisheets of 16  both
Block Air:  Printed in minisheets of 4
Nice lettercourtesy: Dinu Matei
Essay

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1946  20 oct   ARLUS (Romanian-Soviet friendship)  
Wm8  Perf 13 1/2 & (1011B) imperf 
Issued: 300.000 sets   Design:  O Adler

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Mi Scott    
1008 625 80L dark brown  
1009 626 100L dark ultramarine  
1010 627 300L greyblue  
1011A B338 300+1200L red (perf)  
1011B B338 300+1200L red (imperf)  
1946  ARLUS (Romanian-Soviet friendship)    Block 
Wm8  Perf 14  Issued 65.000 blocks

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Mi Scott   flaw
1012
bl 34
B339 1000+5000L red
Red dot at right of stamp
Set on FDC  Front   Back  courtesy: Dinu Matei

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1946  20 nov Womens organisation    Wm8  Perf 14
Design: A Murnu
issued: 225.000 sets   on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1013 636 80L olive brown  
1014 B342 80+320L brick red  
1015 B343 140+360L orange red  
1016 B344 300+450L olive green  
1017 B345 600+900L blue  
1946  20 Dec   Womens organisation    
Wm8  Imperf issued. 65.000 blocks

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Mi Scott    
1018
bl 35
CB7
500+9500 brown/red
 
Mi 1015  Type 1         Type 2            Type 3                Type 4              Type 5    (for further description see R. Weinbrecht)
Mi 1016   Type 2 : Coloured dot in „A" of „ROMANIA"
                      Type 3 : Smoke on the mountain in the background
"Thin left leg of "N" of "ROMANIA", only on type 2

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1947  15 jan  Social assistance    
Wm8  Perf 14
issued: 200.000 sets
Design: A Murnu

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Mi Scott    
1019 637 300L olive black  
1020 638 600L lilac  
1021 B346 1500+3500L orange  
1022 B347 3700+5300 violet Horizontal line through bread (r5, c7)
Additional ray at top left
1947  15 jan Social assistance     Wm8  Block
issued: 62.000 blocks      on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1023
bl 36
B348
5000+5000L blue
 
 

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1947  25 feb   Peace    
Wm8  Perf 14: 14 1/2
issued: 1.000.000 sets      on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott   flaws
1024 642 300L dark violet 1+0 in 10 Februarie united by line (r9, c10)
Coloured dot in medallion  (r1, c1)
1025 643 600L dark orange brown  
1026 644 3000L blue LEJ instead of LEI
letter A in ROMANIA underlined
pearl at 1 of 1947
LE instead of LEI
1027 645 7200L sage green Sharp accent on 9 in 1947
 

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1947 MICHAEL  Big  format
Perforated  13  1/2        white semicoarse paper    watermark 8

Design: A Murnu
Information concerning Michael Big and Small format courtesy: Filatelia 12/92 Mr Valeriu Avramescu

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Mi Scott    
1028
646
3000L blue
Var 1: E in LEI thicker
Var 2: frame split under LEI 3000
1029
647
7200L dark violet
Var 1: Coloured dot at root of nose (r1, c10)
Perf var:  imperf right
1030 648 15000L bright blue Perf var:  imperf right
1031 649 21000L magenta Var 1: Dot at A in ROMANIA (r10 c7)
1032

650

36000L violet

Var 1:  Shiny fragments (sters�turi)  (r10, c10)
Var 2:  dot between O & S in POSTA (r4, c2)
Perf var:  Imperforate at right
The imperf rights can be found trimmed to imperf by morons
1947 MICHAEL  Small  format
Perforated  14  1/2 : 14       white semicoarse paper    watermark 8
Information concerning Michael Big and Small format courtesy: Filatelia 12/92 Mr Valeriu Avramescu

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Mi Scott    
1033 651 1000L grey blue Var 1:  Dot over 1 in 1000  (r7, c3)
Var 2:  POSTA LEI hardly visible (r6-9, c9-10)
1034



652



5500L green



Var 1:  Dot before 5500 (r4, c4)
Var 2:  Dot between crown and ROMANIA (r2 & r7)
Var 3:  Line at 5500 (r8, c4)
Var 4:  Dot at M in ROMANIA  (r2, c5)
Var 5:  (Sters�turi) Shiny profile(?)  (r9, c1-2 & r10, c1)
1035

653

20000L olive brown

Var 1:  (pete la perciune) (r9, c8)
Var 2:  Dot inside R of ROMANIA (r10, c6)
Var 3:  Patch in hair (r1, c2)
1036 654 50000L red orange Var 1:  Dot at third zero of 50000 (r10, c1)

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1947  march   CGM 
Wm8  Perf 13 1/2
issued: 180.000sets

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Mi Scott    
1037 639 200L blue  
1038 640 300L orange  
1039 641 600L red  
1947  3 march  CGM  Air  
Wm8   Perf 13 1/2
issued: 150.000 stamps

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Mi Scott    
1040 C27 1100L ultramarine  
1947  1 march  CGM  Air  
Wm8   Imperf
issued: 152.000 stamps

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Mi Scott    
1041 CB9 3000+7000L dark brown lilac  
Flaw:  300L liniuta cu halou in dreptul rotii dintate (r1, c4)
Minisheet       Air: Minisheet      Air:  Minisheet     Air on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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1947  5 mar  Schools   
Wm8  Perf 14
issued: 600.000 sets              
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1042 B349 200+200L blueviolet  
1043 B350 300+300L brownred  
1044 B351 600+600L greygreen  
1045 B352 1200+1200L ultramarine  
1046 B353 1500+1500L lilac red  
1947  Schools  block 
Wm 8   Imperf
issued: 150.000 blocks
Mi Scott    
1047
Block 37
B354
3700+3700L brown/bluegrey
 
Flaw:   3700+3700L  C in Casa disturbed below +S in Scoalelor cut

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1947  june  Romanian-Soviet Institute   
Wm8  Perf 14  Design: J Cova
issued: 225.000 sets                 
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1048 B355 1500+1500L brownlilac Lomonosov
1049 B356 1500+1500L dark olive Eminescu
1050 B357 1500+1500L dark brown Repin
1051 B358 1500+1500L dark lilac Movila
1052 B359 1500+1500L red Pusjkin
1053 B360 1500+1500L ultramarine Tschaikowski
1054 B361 1500+1500L slate Grigorescu
1055 B362 1500+1500L orange Babes
1947  Romania-Soviet Institute   Air  
Wm8  Imperf
issued: 152.000 stamps     
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1056 CB10 1500+1500L olive green  
Minisheet

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1947  15 june Labour day   
Wm8  Perf 14
issued: 225.000 sets       
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1057 B363 1000+1000L dark olive  
1058 B364 1500+1500L brownred  
1059 B365 2000+2000L blue  
1060 B366 2500+2500L purple  
1061 B367 3000+3000L red  
1947  15 june Labour Day  Air   
Wm8  Perf 13 1/2
issued: 225.000 sets     
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1062 C28 3000L black  
1063 C29 3000L red orange  
1064 C30 3000L greenish black  
1947  15 june  Labour Day  Air   
Wm8  Perf 13 1/2  design: J Molnar
issued: 225.000 stamps

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Mi Scott    
1065 CB11 3000+12000L bluegrey  
Minisheets 1062-4        Minisheet 1065

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1947 15 augMICHAEL  King and country
design: A Murnu
Perforated  14  1/2 : 14           watermark 8

 

 

 

 

 


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Mi Scott    
1066 666 0.50L red orange  
1067 667 1L redbrown Imperforated
Point (dot) after L in LEI   (r4, c2 first printing)
1068 668 2L bluegreen Print fold double neck  courtesy: Dinu Matei
Print fold: smudge  courtesy: Dinu Matei
Paper fold  courtesy: Dinu Matei
1069 669 3L pink red Coloured stripes   courtesy: Dinu Matei
1070 670 5L blue violet Scar under eye
Long cut  courtesy: Dinu Matei
1071 671 10L dark blue Print fold   courtesy: Dinu Matei
1072 672 12L dark violet  
1073 673 15L dark ultramarine  
1074 674 20L dark brown 201 LEI variety Pic 2 Pic 3  (r1, c4 last printing)
F in Fabrica disturbed below  (r2, c4)
F in FABRICA missing  (r2, c5)
abklatsch  courtesy: Dinu Matei
1075 675 32L purple brown  
1076 676 36L carmine brown abklatsch    courtesy: Dinu Matei

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1947  Balcan Games Mi 1032 ovp
C.B.A. / 1947 and new value      Wm8  Perf 13 1/2
issued: 400.000stamps                 
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1077 B368 2+3L on 36000L dark violet  
Flaw: 

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1947  1 oct  AGIR congress  
Wm8   Perf 14
issued: 250.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1078 B370 1+1L lilac carmine  
1079 B371 2+2L sepia  
1080 B372 3+3L dark violet  
1081 B373 4+4L dark olive  
1947  5 oct  AGIR congress  
Wm8   Perf 14
issued: 250.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1082 CB12 5+5L blue  
FDC      FDC air        on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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1947  31 oct  World savings Day  
Wm8   Perf 13 1/2
issued: 1.000.000 stamps            
on cover (courtesy: Dinu Matei)

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Mi Scott    
1083 677 12L winered  
FDC

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1947  30 oct 2nd ARLUS Congress
mi 1070 imperf with ovp  ARLUS /1 - 7.XI.  /1947
issued: 250.000 stamps

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Mi Scott    
1084 B369 5+5L blue violet  
Flaw:  5+5L   7 in 1947 without foot
FDC

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1947  7 nov Apararea Patriotica 3 years   
Wm8  Perf 14 1/4:14
issued: 240.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1085 B376 1+1L bluegrey  
1086 B377 2+2L dark brown  
1087 B378 3+3L brownish lilacred  
1088 B379 4+4L dark ultramarine  
1089 B380 5+5L red  
Minisheets
FDC

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1947  10 nov  2nd CGM Congress 
Wm8  Perf 14 1/4:14
issued: 250.000 sets

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Mi Scott    
1090 B374 2+10L carmine brown  
1091 B375 7+10L dark blue  
 
1947 10 nov   2nd CGM Congress   Air  
Wm8  Perf 14 1/4:14
issued: 250.000 sets
Mi Scott    
1092 C31 11L dark blue/red  
Flaw:   2+10L  Big accent at + between 2 +10
FDC       Air: FDC
Air: Minisheet

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