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Telegraph stamps of the World

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1892-1901 White wove paper. No watermark. Perf 11½
Values in black, colour of main design given first.

Paraguay-H1 Paraguay-H2 Paraguay-H3
2 Cent   -   H1 4 Cent   -   H2 - Courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht. 30 Cent  -   H3 - Courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht.


Paraguay-H4 Paraguay-H5 Paraguay-H6
40 Cent   -   H4 50 Cent  -   H5 - Courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht. 1 Peso   -   H6


Paraguay-H7 Paraguay-H8 Paraguay-H9
2 Pesos   -   H7 10 Pesos   -   H8 20 Pesos   -   H9


Hisc. Description Mint Used
H1 2c red- brown, pale grey-blue and black. 70.00 -
H2 4c orange, pale grey-blue and black. 80.00 -
H3 30c deep blue-green, pale grey-brown and black. 100.00 -
H4 40c red, pale grey-brown and black. 50.00 *
H5 50c violet, pale grey-blue and black. 200.00 -
H6 1p olive-brown, brown-ochre and black. 30.00 -
H7 2p rose, pale grey and black. 30.00 *
H8 10p blue, pale grey and black. 70.00 -
H9 20p green, pale grey and black. 50.00 -

Paraguay-H8 block of 4
A scarce block of 4 x 10 Pesos Fuertes, courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht.

Hiscocks added the following note:

Note. No. 4 was used postally in 1900. I have not seen any values telegraphically used which suggests
                that used copies did not come into the public's hands. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 were variously
                overprinted for postal use in 1896 and 1900.

*H4 postally used is mentioned in the 2007 Scott catalog and priced at $5. When available though, asking prices are typically more like H4 mint.
The Yvert et Tellier catalogue gives a more complete listing of the postal use varieties below.

Paraguay-H4 used   Paraguay-H7 used
My H4 postally used and a previously unlisted, but similarly coloured H7 used, courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht.


Paraguay-Postal overprints
These are listed in the Scott catalogue as postage stamps (47, 48, 50A and 50B). They are not catalogued highly, 40c to $2.50 used.

Some varieties of these courtesy of Rolf Lamprecht.

Paraguay-Scott 48a Paraguay-Scott 50A variety Paraguay-Scott 50B variety
5c inverted on 4c   -  Y & T 44a (also exists with 5c on 2c) 5c + 5c inverted on 30c  -  Y & T 47b (also exists with 10c on 50c) Additional 10c in red   -  Y & T 48A




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