Definitive issue of 1920 – 40 para stamp

The 40 para stamp was printed in letterpress and perforated by rouletting (perce en scie). The stamp was issued on 9 May 1920 and printed in circulation of 3.005.200.

Print plates

Schematic drawing, a reconstruction of the print plate
Schematic drawing of 40 para print plate

The press sheet consisted of 450 stamps arranged in 9 panes of 50 stamps each, divided by horizontal and vertical borders. Press sheet was than divided into: