Roman 1: Scott 84a overprint on red ink

Once again the beautiful 1911 issue. Overprints fully loaded of errors and varieties, so interesting, so nice. This time we’ll talk about the roman 1, but on the red ink (Scott 84a).

It’s true that these can be found on stamps Scott 82 and 83 (black ink), the most interesting are the ones that can be found on red ink because they are harder to get. There is not an exact number of printed stamps for each one (Scott 82, 83 and 84), but there’s no doubt that the ones with red ink are more scarce.

The roman 1 can be found in 3 the 3 positions of “1911”:

  • “I911” in positions 6 and 21.
  • “19I1” in position 50
  • “191I” in position 19

Scott 84a pair with first roman 1

Scott 84a pair with second roman 1


Scott C159 Specimen With Variety

One of the most common questions stamp collectors have regarding varieties and errors is: is it constant or just happened to a few stamps?

Well, what a better way to answer this than having a specimen or proof with the variety/error?!?!?!

Here you can see a specimen of Scott C159 with the variety of the hut over the “T” of Costa.

This error was first found by Enrique Bialikamien.

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Lets take a closer look…

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