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DI O62 Peshawar machine overprint on KGV 2r




 

Pakistan & Bangladesh

Local Overprints

 

Pakistan's original Sui Gas field stamp.



The Sui Gas field stamp overprinted in 1955 to note the 10th anniversary of the United Nations. Note the 1mm shift in the third line of the overprint on the right-hand stamp (arrow).

Local handstamped overprints to revalue these stamps in paisa — many varieties exist but it is virtually impossible to distinguish genuine copies versus from later counterfeits.

 

Local handstamped overprints of stamps in East Pakistan post offices to convert these stamps from their original use in Pakistan to use in the newly established country of Bangladesh. Again, many varieties exist but it is virtually impossible to distinguish genuine copies from later counterfeits.

Local overprints on remaining stocks of Sui Gas field stamps in East Pakistan post offices to convert these stamps from their original use in East Pakistan to use in the newly established country of Bangladesh and to revalue the stamps in the new currency. Note the overprinting of the already overprinted UN commemorative.

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