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1940 2600th Anniversary of the Japanese Empire - Plate Varieties & Errors




Plate Varieties and Errors

There are no listed plate varieties for this issue, which does not mean that they do not exist. Below are a couple of unlisted varieties. If you have a sheet of these stamps, please check them, if these varieties appear it would be interesting to know on which stamps they occur. Please email.


Normal                              Variety


Normal Blue                        Pale Blue    

      Scan supplied by Travis Searle


       Scan supplied by Travis Searle

Dotted Fen Variety - A red spot appears after the word FEN. This is not listed as a known sheet variety and appears as the 81st stamp of the sheet studied.


Broken Character Variety - The second character down on the far right side of this stamp is broken. This is not listed as a known sheet variety.