Paraguay Postage Due Issues

 

 

1904 Issue

According to the American Journal of Philately four postage due stamps were issued on February 15, 1904. These stamps were printed by H. Kraus of Asuncion in sheets of 100. Each sheet comprised was comprised of 4 blocks of 25 of each value.

 

2c green

Quantity issued is unknown.

A proof on paper in black, imperf and perf 11 is recorded.

The only multiple I record is a Plate # Block of 8, and the only variety is an Imperf pair.

 

4c green

I do not have any record of the quantity issued.

A proof on paper in black, imperf and perf 11 is recorded.

I record a sheet of 25 and a Plate # Block of 8 for this value.

The only variety I know of is an imperf pair.

 

10c green

Quantity issued unknown.

A proof on paper in black, imperf and perf 11 is recorded

I know of a sheet of 25 and a Plate # Block of 8 for this value.

The only variety recorded is an imperf pair.

 

20c green

Unknown is the quantity issued.

In addition to a plate proof on paper in black, imperf and perf 11, a Die Proof on plain paper is also known.

The only variety I record is an imperf pair and the only multiple I know of is a Plate # Block of 8.

 

I have no records of any covers bearing any of these postage due stamps (nor of the following issue for that matter.) Also, I would think that there must be some interpanneau pairs but I have not recorded any.

 

 

 

1913 Issue

 

This engraved issue was produced by the South American Bank Note Company of Buenos Aires. The stamps were issued on March 1, 1913. Although I shall show the quantity printed as recorded, I suspect that an extra 0 has crept into the report and thus the stated quantity is too large by a factor of 10.

 

1c yellow brown

The quantity printed is recorded as 1,000,000.

The only multiple I record is a Plate # Block of 8 and the only variety an Imperf pair.

A plate proof on surfaced paper in brown is recorded and a plate proof on white wove paper in a block of 4 was offered in the sale of the Galvez collection.

An essay with a different design of a 2c value lithographed on paper, perf 11 in blue may be for this issue. The sheetlet size is 4 (2 x 2).

2c yellow brown

1,000,000 printed according to printed reports.

The only variety I know of is an imperf pair.

The only multiple is a Plate # Block of 8.

I do not record any proofs for this value.

 

5c yellow brown

500,000 printed according to the records.

Variety Imperf pair

Multiple Plate # Block of 8

A proof on surfaced paper in brown is known.

 

10c yellow brown

250,000 supposedly printed.

The only multiple I know is a Plate # Block of 8.

I do not record any varieties of this stamp.

A plate proof on surfaced paper in brown is known.

 

20c yellow brown

Printed quantity 250,000

No varieties of this stamp are known to me.

The only multiple I record is a Plate # Block of 8.

A plate proof on surfaced paper in brown is known.

 

40c yellow brown

1,000,000 were printed according to reports.

The only multiple I know is a Plate # Block of 8.

The only variety reported is an imperf pair.

A plate proof on surfaced paper in brown is recorded.

 

1P yellow brown

It has been reported that 500,000 were printed.

No varieties of this stamp have been reported.

The only multiple I record is a Plate # Block of 8.

A plate proof in brown on surfaced paper is known.

 

1.50P yellow brown

500,000 printed according to the reports.

The only multiple I record is a Plate # Block of 8.

I know of the following varieties Imperf pair, Pair without horizontal perfs

A plate proof in brown on surfaced paper is known.

 

 

 

 

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