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Imperforate, no watermark, lithographed.
Printed by Roberto Lange in Buenos Aires.
|Description||# printed||# remainder||Sc||SG||Mi||Y&T||Notes|
1 real rose
|20,000||9,000||1||1, 1a||SG1a Bright rose|
2 reales blue
3 reales black
All issue quantities are approximate.
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.
Image from Wikipedia.
|FI ref: 161||Page credit: JA|
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