Edward VII on Red Brown paper ?

by John Krzyzanowski
(Bedlington, Northumberland.)

I have this Edward VII 1d Scarlet and I know it's not worth anything because of the damage but does anyone know why the paper it is printed on is red/brown and quite fragile. See scans.

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