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Funafuti Provisional Overprints Watermark: Multiple Crown Block CA
  Paper: Plain
1916 July Perforation: 14 x 14
No. Value   Description Scott SG
D24 2 s   On 1 d Carmine (D13) [Black overprint] Die I - -
D25 2 s   On 2½d Ultramarine (D11) [Red overprint] - -
D26 3 s   On 2½d Ultramarine (D11) [Red overprint] - -
     
  • These overprints were authourized by the Ellice Islands District Officer on Funafuti, but not by the Resident Commissioner of the Colony.
  • See more on the Funafuti Provisionals
   


Key Plate Differences
Die II
Die I
Die I
Die II
  1. The solid side bars inscribed POSTAGE & REVENUE are square at the inner top.
  2. The base of the crown is below the inner white vignette line.
  3. White protrusion on the lower scrolls.
  1. The solid side bars inscribed POSTAGE & REVENUE are curved at the inner top.
  2. The base of the crown is aligned with the inner white vignette line .
  3. White protrusion on the lower scrolls.