Sierra Leone 1963 Rare 11s on £1 Surcharge

2/03/2012     Sierra Leone

The 1963 Second Anniversary of Independence surcharges set is usually offered as a 'set of 12' stamps - SG 257/268, with the final stamp in the complete set being the rare 11s on £1 Airmail surcharge - SG 269.

This stamp shows the Second Anniversary overprint and 11s surcharge in carmine, additionally overprinted AIRMAIL, onto the 1956 £1 black and orange definitive featuring Government House in Freetown.

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