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The lot description reads: An airmail cover to U.S.A. bearing S.G.F. 110 & 121 tied unclear d.r.c.
The drc are, as the description states, not easy to read. However, they are legible enough to see that they are dated March 1972.
When I've compared the 5c stamps with my copies of SG98 and 98a the globes in the stamps on the cover look a lot more like SG98a than they do SG98 (which would mean that they were SGF110a rather than SGF110).
The globe on the 5c stamp I have on fdc matches the globe on SG98 (as would be expected).
I don't know much about these stamps and wondered if anyone has any thoughts or could enlighten me on matters relating to this variety.
I will have to try again to load scans - I'm getting an error message at the moment:- NEW HEBRIDES 001.jpg exceeds the maximum upload file size for this server (check php.ini settings).
I've noticed on the 5c stamps on the 1972 cover and also on my copy of SG98a that the printing colour of the globe in the upper right corner tends to bleed upwards toward the top margin significantly more than it does on SG98 or SGF110.
The pictures show a cut and paste with SGF110 (ex FDC)and a pair of suspected SGF110a (ex 1972 cover), the 1972 cover, the fdc and mint examples of SG98 / SG98a.