Ceylon 1872-1880 Definitives - Queen Victoria - Watermarked Crown and CC

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue dates: 1872-1880
  • Design :
  • Printer : DLR
  • Printing Process : typo
  • Perforations : 14 (usually), 14x12½, 12½, 12½x14
  • Watermark:
Crown and CC
  • Catalogue N°s: Yvert 48-64A, Michel 44-55, SG

New currency: 100 cents = 1 rupee, 11 new designs.

Unused stamps

2c Brown
01 Jan 1872
4c Grey
01 Jan 1872
4c Purple
15 Jan 1880
8c Orange-yellow
01 Jan 1872
16c Violet
01 Jan 1872
24c Green
01 Jan 1872
32c Gray-blue
22 Aug 1877
36c Blue
22 Aug 1877
48c Red
01 Jan 1872
64c Brown
22 Aug 1877
96c Olive-gray
01 Jan 1872
1r50 Red
15 Jan 1880

Used stamps

01 Jan 1872 issue

2c Brown
4c Grey oval A SG122
8c Orange-yellow oval SG124
8c Yellow perf 14x12², oval B SG135
16c Violet
24c Green oval B SG127
48c Rose SG130
96c Drab, large left, oval A SG132

22 August 1877 issue

15 January 1880 issue

4c Rosy-mauve oval 49 SG123
4c oval 87 SG123