FRANCE - MARIANNE DE GANDON
The second major variety on the Marianne de Gandon set is the mèches reliées, two lines of hair touching each other.
This variety too can be found on all three colours of the 6f value, but it is a more interesting variety, for during the life of the 6f rose-carmine, the flaw was retouched. This retouched stamp needs to be collected in a positional block as it does not differ from any other normal stamp.
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BIOGRAPHY: Harold J. Bard - In 1938, Harold Bard's first known stamp engravings were issued. They consisted of the definitive set issued in the Cayman Islands. For this set, he engrav...
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