Hong Kong 1863-1870 Victoria wmrk CC

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Description

  • Issue Dates : August 1863 - 1870
  • Designed by : Jean Ferdinand Joubert
  • Printed by : De La Rue
  • Print Process : Typo
  • Perforations : 14
  • Watermark: crown CC
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 8-16, Yvert 8-20, Stanley Gibbons N°s 8-19

Portrait of Queen Victoria with diadem looking left. First use of paper with watermark in Hong Kong. Unused stamps are rare.

Used stamps

2 cents brown issue 1864, oval used. SG8.
4 cents grey issue 1863, oval used.
4 cents perf 12² issue 1870
6 cents issue 1863
8 cents issue 1865
12 cents issue 1865
24 cents green issue 1864 blue used in China in 1866. SG14.
30 cents issue 1863
48 cents issue 1865
96 cents issue 1865