The PENNY UNIVERSAL 1901 - 7
History of Printings

 

 

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Reserve Plate Print:

Prints from this plate are noted for their deep rich carmine shades. 
These prints can be identified by the absence of the top right hand rosette flaw which occurred in later plates. 
The central vignette also has a lot more shading than previous plates.

 

 

Shades:

 

                                                                     Generally recognised shades of this plate are:
                                                 Deep Carmine, Deep Bright Carmine, Carmine-Rose, Carmine-Pink

                                                                   (click image to the left to view shades)

 

Re-entries:

 

 

                                                       Three plates were used to print locally.  Numerous re-entries are known for each of the plates.
                            A comprehensive listing of these re-entries can be found in the Catalogue of New Zealand Stamps by Campbell Paterson Ltd.

                                                                   (click image to the left to view Re-entries)


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