Usage of the stamp abroad
After the remainders of the stamps were sold to Stanley gibbons in London, these found themselves in the market and as they were considered British stamps, they were valid for use n Great Britain.
Usage on the stamps is also know in Egypt.
Plate 205 with an Egyptian cancellation.
A block of four of Plate 215 with a UK square circle registered cancellation.
Cover franked with a provisional 1d (plate 217), postmarked Aner... S.E. on 19 October 1899 to Cyprus with several back stamps at Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos. One of the covers that used the surpluses of stamps sold in England after they stopped circulating in Cyprus.
Cover franked with a provisional 1d (plate 217), postmarked Camberwell S.E. on May 1893 paying the local inland letter within Great Britain. These stamps upon withdrawal by The Cyprus post office, were sent as remainders to the UK and were bought by Stanley Gibbons. Some of these went into circulation and were subsequently used in Britain. Such is the above example, of which not many are recorded.