Ceylon 1882-94 25c on 50r brown-lilac Telegraph, SGT40

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Ceylon 1882-94 25c on 50r brown-lilac Telegraph (SG Type T35 surcharge), SGT40.

A fine and brilliantly fresh mint example with large part original gum.

Of the 800 of these Indian Telegraph stamps overprinted in Ceylon, almost all were used.

Telegraph stamps are stamps intended solely for the prepayment of telegraph fees.

A key Ceylon Telegraph stamps rarity. 

Accompanied with a 2013 British Philatelic Association (BPA) Certificate of Authenticity and a further certificate from French philatelic experts, Roger Calves (2008).

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