Superb Unmounted Mint

Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95

Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95
Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95

Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95   Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95

The issue consisted of ten values, ½d. To 5/- in two designs, each printed in two colours by letterpress by Thomas De La Rue & Co. On Crown CC watermarked paper. The design for the lower values showed the Colony Badge surmounted by the Royal Arms in a circular framework with the inscription EDWARDUS VII D. ANTIGUAE ET BARBUDAE around the inner edge.

This was the first time the Royal Arms had appeared on a stamp. The design for the five shilling value featured a medallion portrait of King Edward VII in an ornamental framework.

In 1908 were in single colours only though a further printing of the 1/- in the same year was in two colours. Was reprinted in 1911 and the 2d. And 2/- in 1912 all in two colours and the 5/- was released in 1913 with the portrait changed to that of King George V. All these reprints were on Multiple Crown CA (Block Capitals) watermarked paper.

A further printing of 1d. Value was released on August 5, 1915. The item "SG 51 ANTIGUA 1913 5/- GREY GREEN & VIOLET.

FINE UNMOUNTED MINT CAT £95" is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Stamps\British Colonies & Territories\Antigua & Barbuda (until 1981)".

The seller is "chummley_123" and is located in Harwich. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Topic: King George V
  • Colour: Grey Green/ Violet
  • Country/Region of Origin: Antigua and Barbuda
  • Year of Issue: 1911-1920
  • Modified Item: No
  • Quality: Original Gum
  • Denomination: 5 Shillings
  • Type: Single
  • Block Height: 1 Stamp
  • Grade: Superb
  • Block Width: 1 Stamp
  • Era: George V (1910-1936)
  • Certification: Uncertified
  • Currency: Pre-Decimal


Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95   Sg 51 Antigua 1913 5/- Grey Green & Violet. Fine Unmounted Mint Cat £95