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Falkland Islands Dependencies Genuine« Back


1946 printing, Falkland Islands Dependencies #1L1, Genuine

(1.) Lines of the map are thick and coarse. (2.) Line for the 0 meridian passes right through the "s" of Coats. (3.) The "L" of Land touches the "n" of Alexander above it. Exp: do. (4.) Ref: Falkland Islands Study Group.


1946 printing, Falkland Islands Dependencies #1L1, Missing "I" variety, Genuine

(1.) Comments for the 1946 printing above all apply here as well. (2.) The "I" at Shetland Is. is missing in this variety. (3.) It occurs once in each sheet in the second position on the top row. (3.) Exp: do. (4.) Ref: Fred Brookbanks.


1948 Printing, Falkland Islands Dependencies #1L1, Genuine

(1.) The lines of the map are thinner and finer. (2.) The line for the 0 meridian does not pass through the "s" of Coats Land, but rather jumps over it. (3.) The "L" of Land does not touch the "n" of Alexander above it. (4.) Exp: do. (5.) Ref: Falkland Islands Study Group.