GB 1880-1881 wmrk Imperial Crown

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date : 1880 - 1881
  • Printed by : De la Rue
  • Print Process : Typo
  • Perforations : 14
  • Watermark: Imperial Crown
  • Catalogue N°s: Michel 55-64, Yvert 67-73, SG 157-169

Some new designs.

Unused stamps

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1/2d green (yellow-green) SG164-165
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1d Venetian red (red-brown) SG166
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21/2 d blue (cobalt) 1881 SG157
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4d grey-brown, plate 18 (1882), registered oval, perfin SG160
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5d indigo (black blue) (1881) SG169
1d Venetian red (red-brown) SG166 - block of 12 with sheet margin

See also: Great Britain Penny stamps from 1840-1879 - Franz Zehenter (German)

Used stamps

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1/2d green (yellow-green) SG164-165
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1d Venetian red (red-brown) SG166
11/2 d Venetian red SG167
2d lilac-rose SG168
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21/2 d blue (cobalt) 1881 SG157
4d grey-brown, plate 18 (1882), registered oval, perfin SG160
5d indigo (black blue) (1881) SG169
5d indigo duplex used SG169
6d grey, duplex used, SG161
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1 sh orange-brown 1881 SG163

Proofs

1d Venetian red (red-brown) SG166 - Complete design printed in black on white glazed card with void corner letters. Dated Aug 14 1879 and endorsed "BEFORE HARDENING" Exhibit sheet