Errors and Varieties – India-Philippines JI – Miniature Sheet

A miniature sheet on Dolphins was issued by India on 16 Nov 2009 as a India – Philippines Joint Issue . A Study on Perforation shifts in these MS is listed for benefit of Readers.

PERFORATION SHIFT TO THE LEFT

ONE Miniature sheets is  shown where the  Vertical Perforation has shifted Left by about 04 mm which has resulted in the following

2000 Denomination Stamp

Butading  in English is  touching/cutting into the Right Perforation Margins

2000 Denomination has Shifted 4mm from  left Perf Margin

2009 written in Rs 20 stamp is cut by right Perf Margin

India written in Hindi & English in Rs 20 stamp is touching Right Margin

500 Denomination Stamp

India written in Hindi & English in Rs 5  stamp has shifted 4 mm from left Margin

500  Denomination is touch/cut  Right Perf Margin

Gangetic Dolphin  in English is  touching/cutting into the Right Perforation Margins

A NORMAL and Two MS with variety are shown marked by Arrows.

NORMAL MS