Ascension 1924 Definitives

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date: 20th August 1924
  • Designed & Printed by: De La Rue
  • Print Process: Typography
  • Sheet Format:
  • Stamp Size:
  • Perforations: 14.0
  • Paper: Watermarked Crowns Script CA
  • For St. Helena stamps with the same design Click on: St Helena 1922 Definitives
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Essay

1924 1/- Die essay of frame in black on glazed card, 92x60mm, with handstamp "Before Hardening"
1924 Frame master showing uncleared surrounds and with guide marks on all four sides, in black on glazed card (92x60 mm)
master with portions of the design uncleared and showing large uncleared surrounds with guide marks for the frame, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.)
Vignette, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and, in pencil, "Die 2" and "25/3/22"


Varieties

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Broken Scroll
Torn Flag (4/6)
Broken Main Mast (R2/1)
Cleft Rock (5/1)
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Plate Blocks

  • All blocks (Except 4d) showing Cleft Rock (R5/1)
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4d x 10

Specimen

  • Set overprinted specimen in Black and Red. (½d, 4d and 3s in Red)
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