Wednesday, April 21, 2010

R154 Franklin Overprint Plate "Kiss" Variety

R154 plate strip with red "kiss" in margin
Another image courtesy of Dave Thompson in Nevada.  The I.R. overprint plate was the source of the red "kiss" in the margin.

kiss close up -
it almost looks like a screw head

1 comment:

  1. This loose screw (used to attach the overprinting plate to the press) head was written up in the U.S. Specialist some years ago, and is commonly seen in the margin.