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              Examples of 'SPECIMEN' overprints in strips of 3 from the Madagascar Archives

         The second 1918 issue (I /2d Green,  1 d Carnu/1e, 3d Purple/yellow, and TI- Grey black and carmine) were

         overprinted 'WAR TAX' in one line. The overprint on the 1/-volue wos ir1 Ked, ond 011 lhe others in Block

          Tbe 'SPECIMEN' overprints wen~ Marcus Samuel type 12 (I /2d Green,  Id Carmine, and ) /- Grey black a11d
         carmine) tmd type l 2a (3d Purple/yellow)
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