#139 2¢ Surcharge - 1 line overprint

A sudden postage rate change from 3¢ to 2¢ in 1926 found the Canada Post Office short of stamps to satisfy the demand. Existing stocks of the 3¢ value from the “Admiral” series then in current use were revalued and put on sale. This single-line overprint was issued on October 12, 1926. Canada #139 carmine