Tuesday, August 9, 1870.
Imperforate, no watermark, lithographed.Printed by Roberto Lange in Buenos Aires.
|Description||# printed||# remainder||Scott #|
|1 real rose||20,000||9,000||1|
|2 reales blue||8,000||?||2|
|3 reales black||4,000||?||3|
Earliest known use is August 28, 1870.
According to Revista Filatelica Paraguaya it is estimated that only 877 copies of the 3 reales exist today.
You may consult Joe Hahn's article on the stamps of Paraguay in First Issues, vol. 8 no. 3 page 5, for more information on these interesting stamps.
You should definitely have a look at Paraguay Handbook, also by Joe Hahn, if you want detailed information on this issue and many more.
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