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Official Department Stamps
M.J.I. (Ministry of Justice and Instruction) Overprints on San Martin Defintives

Between 1911 and 1937 a wide variety of Argentinian stamps were overprinted for use by specific government departments. The meanings of the abbreviated overprints follow:

M.A. - Ministry of Agriculture
M.G. - Ministry of War
M.H. - Ministry of Finance
M.I. - Ministry of the Interior
M.J.I. - Ministry of Justice and Instruction
M.M. - Ministry of Marine
M.O.P. - Ministry of Public Works
M.R.C. - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Religion


"Argentina." Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. 1997.

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