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Article 84: Russia 1880s 7 Kopecks, and a statistics example

I show here selections of the crown. The crown is useful to understand general plate wear, and most importantly, to figure out how to tell the very rare inverted background variety. As you can see in some of the more shifted selections, the background has a blank area under the crown. The inverted variety would show this blank area in the lower legend. I have divided the scans into three pages to limit the length of each page. Quick links: main page / Stamp list for all 48 / Group One: Stamps 1 to 8 / Group Two: Stamps 9 to 16 / Group Three: Stamps 17 to 24 / Group Four: Stamps 25 to 32 / Group Five: Stamps 33 to 40 / Group Six: Stamps 41 to 48 / Selections from sections of the stamp: crown for selected stamps between 4 and 16 / 19 to 32 / 33 to 47 / eagle for selected stamps between 6 and 20 / 21 and 34 / 35 and 47 / Numeral seven showing various types of background shifts and wear of plate for selected stamps between 1 and 16 / 18 and 29 / 32 and 40 / Selections from stamps with various line breaks / background shifts / Lower legend selections.
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