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An interesting printing variety usually spoken of as the candle flame variety is easily found on this stamp. Picture #2 Close-up of a'Double Flame' stamp. Us # 219v (1890) used 1c efo'candle flame' set of 12 2 very scarce rare normal stamp (picture #1 top center). It is probably caused by what printers called scooped color which means that the wiping process removed to much ink from this portion of the plate due to too heavy pressure on the wiping roller or to poor workmanship on the plates.