Scott 178a-used, Inverted surcharge.
This Cuba stamp is one of the rare stamp named after
in which they were issued, Puerto Principe. Because of
high value of these stamps a large number of fakes has
been detected. We have tried to expertize these stamps and
have found several instances in which "experts", (that
charge up to $25 for expertize each stamp) have
rendered different opinions as to the legitimacy of
the same stamp.
In view of the above we have opted for offering these
stamps for sale at fraction of the catalog
without any guaranty as to legitimacy, and as final sale,