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AOF 1947 definitive stamps - perforation mystery

AOF 1947 definitive stamps - perforation mysteryAt times I slam my head when I realize I have for years overlooked some information available on a stamp catalogue listing.  Such is the case of 1947 French West Africa (AOF; Afrique Occidentale Francaise) definitive stamps which are likely among the most common and loved postage stamps of French colonial era. Michel very clearly states the perforation of these stamps varies between 12 and 13, but for some reason this had fully escaped my attention for decades (likely because nobody ever talks about this variety). ...(808 words,5 images, 0 comments)

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