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.