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Penrhyn

Monday, May 5, 1902

New Zealand Territory 4

Pen5
  Penrhyn #5 xxx

Perforated 14, watermark 63, typography.
Printed by the New Zealand Government Printer.

Description Perforation # issued Scott SG Mi Y&T
May 5, 1902. Watermark 63, double-lined NZ and Star
½ penny green, carmine overprint
14 24,000 1 9    
1 penny carmine, brown overprint
14 24,0002 3, 5, 6, 8    
May 5, 1902. No watermark
2½ pence blue, carmine overprint
11 49,800 8 1    
2½ pence blue, vermilion overprint
9    
May, 1902. Watermark 61, NZ and Star.
½ penny green, vermilion overprint
14 43,200 5 4, 7, 12    
1 penny carmine, blue overprint
14 43,200 6 10, 13    

All issue quantities are approximate.

There is no Scott #3, #4 or #7, nor an SG2.
Gibbons lists more perf variations, for example SG3 is perf 11, SG5 perf 14, SG6 compound 11 and 14, SG8 mixed.

Penrhyn is a dependency of New Zealand. The size is about three square miles.

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 368 Page credit: JA

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