Saxony 1851 King facing right

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Description

  • Issue Dates : 1 August 1851 - November 1852
  • Designed by : Ulbricht
  • Printed by : C.C. Meinhold & Sons, Dresden
  • Print Process : Recess on coloured paper
  • Perforations : none
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 3-7, Yvert 2-5

4 values (1/2 to 3 Neu-Groschen). Shades. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Augustus_II_of_Saxony for details of this King, who reigned 1836-1854.

Stamps

1/2 - 1 Neu-groschen

1/2 NGr on grey, grid 2 (Leipzig)
1/2 NGr on grey, circle at Plauen (DE) Mi3a
1 NGr on pale rose
1 NGr on deep rose, circle at Plauen (DE) in Feb. 1852.

2 - 3 Neu-groschen

The (pale) blue stamp was removed (zurückgezogen) after 4 months (a complaint about its colour stability) and replaced by a deeper shade.

2 Ngr on pale blue, unused. Sold 460 SF in 1998. Mi5.
2 NGr mute full grid. Mi5
2 NGr on pale blue, circle at Wolkenstein (DE) in Jan. 1852.
3 Ngr on yellow, unused. Sold 140 SF in 1998. Mi6.
3 Ngr on yellow, DC at Leipzig (DE) on 13 DEC.51
3 Ngr on yellow, grid 2 (Leipzig)

November 1852 issue

2 NGr on deep blue Mi7
2 NGr, grid 2 Mi7

Paper error

1/2 NGr on pale blue

Covers

1/2 Neugroschen Mi3b