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General Philatelic/Identify This? : Great Britain Q. Victoria O.P.??

 

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stampbaby
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09 Mar 2021
10:38:14am

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Unable to classify this common (Scott's SC Image Not Found#89) Queen Victoria issue with French overprint. Need history and value of stamp if known.

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sheepshanks
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09 Mar 2021
10:46:25am
re: Great Britain Q. Victoria O.P.??

This might shed some light
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comptoir_national_d%27escompte_de_Paris
They opened a branch in London, England in 1867, so this is possibly a commercial overprint but perhaps someone else has better knowledge.

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nigelc
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09 Mar 2021
11:05:56am
re: Great Britain Q. Victoria O.P.??

Yes, it's a commercial overprint.

Here's a nice page with different examples from the bank:

https://commercialoverprints.com/comptoir-descompte-de-paris/

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09 Mar 2021
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Unable to classify this common (Scott's SC Image Not Found#89) Queen Victoria issue with French overprint. Need history and value of stamp if known.

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09 Mar 2021
10:46:25am

re: Great Britain Q. Victoria O.P.??

This might shed some light
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comptoir_national_d%27escompte_de_Paris
They opened a branch in London, England in 1867, so this is possibly a commercial overprint but perhaps someone else has better knowledge.

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nigelc

09 Mar 2021
11:05:56am

re: Great Britain Q. Victoria O.P.??

Yes, it's a commercial overprint.

Here's a nice page with different examples from the bank:

https://commercialoverprints.com/comptoir-descompte-de-paris/

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