Tag Archive: Britannia

Aug 06

Victoria Vermilion — Weekly Feature #450

1873 6d. corner block of 12 with deep, fresh colour, a few natural paper inclusions and trivial creasing in the selvedge.  The stamps are unused no gum extremely Fine.  These stamps bear the large star watermark and this large marginal block also shows the outer edge of the whole watermark being a border of four …

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May 14

Britannia Block – Weekly Feature #445

First issue of 1852 featuring Seated Britannia in a non-denominated 1/2d. block of six.  Fresh mint with three stamps hinged, three stamps never hinged and deep colour, Very Fine.  The gum has hinge remnants on the upper three stamps and some unevenness associated with the gum’s having been hand applied, there is also a backstamp.  …

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