Overprinted GB Postal orders: Canada - Fiji
No regular overprinted GB postal orders were issued, but 3 trial overprints with a "SPECIMEN" endorsement came on the market in July 2006 (fetching over £7,000). These copies are believed to be unique.
Illustrations courtesy of Kevin Breathnach
These are from the 1905 version, with the stamp space in the bottom corner, 225*86mm (including counterfoil), type 3 watermark.
(image courtesy of J.Gilbert)
(image courtesy of Jim Noll)
Note that this was only valid within Eritrea - see The Overprinter 2017/2 (image courtesy of Momen)
(image courtesy of PJ Richens)
page last updated: 4 January 2010 , 4 March 2013, 19 December 2015, 4 September 2017
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