Heligoland 1873 Definitives - Queen Victoria (type 2)

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  • Issue date: August - December 1873
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: E. Schilling, State print, Berlin
  • Print process: Typo
  • Perforations: 13,5:14,25
  • Catalogue N°s: Michel 8-10

New values after introduction of Heligoland post in the German post in June 1873. Beware of reprints.

Unused stamps

¼sch shades
¾sch pale green & rose
1sch½ pale green & carmine

Used stamps

Rare.

¼ sch lilac-carmine & green, issue August 1873, sold 3,350 DM74 Mi8a
¼ sch lilac-rose & grey-green, issue November 1873, sold 3,500 DM74 Mi8b

Colour error

¼sch green & red Mi8F