Longji Provisional Bisect

Cameroon

On 19 May 1911, the post office in Longji ran out of 10 Pf stamps while franking a large quantity of mail to be dispatched on the mail steamer Badenia.

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Badenia

In violation of a repeatedly issued directive not to create provisional stamps, the postmaster vertically bisected 100 to 200 20 Pf stamps to fill the void.

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Longji Post Office

As proof of the official usage of these bisects, the Longji postal agency’s official seal was placed alongside the cancel.

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Longji Negative Seal

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