Great Britain 1911

£250.00

SKU: 48642 Category:

Description

1/2d + 1/2d green p.s. Reply Card, additionally handstamped “ULTRAMAR” across both impressed stamps in bluish violet, faintly toned but fine. These cards were supplied via the U.P.U. to Portugal as Specimens. The Portuguese Overseas Ministry handstamped some cards “ULTRAMAR” (= Overseas) before supplying them to their Colonial Post Offices for reference. Few can have survived, especially in such good condition.