1901, 4c Orange Brown (220).
Top imprint and plate no. 790 block of six, slight tropical original gum, exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with copy of 1982 letter from Joe Napp, recognized authority on Philippines overprints wherein he states "You have a Philippines #220 4c with a plate number #790. This number is apparently unique."
, he goes on talking about spacing and says "If the spacing is different---then you have a Special Overprinting as only one printing was made of the 4c." The 4c is not listed among the Special Printings in the catalog, plus we feel fairly confident that all of the surviving Special Printings have normal original gum because of where they were prepared rather than having been exposed to the tropical conditions in Philippine post offices, an interesting item in unusually nice condition
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