Vatican City #122-31, E11-12 1949 Basilicas Definitive Issue F-67 to VF-80 OG

$28.49
SKU VC122-31F-VFOG

A complete mint OG set of the 1L-100L 1949 Basilicas Definitive issue. Various watermarks and perforations as detailed in the table below. 2008 Scott values a hinged set at $88.95. The stamps in the set offered here grade between F-67 and VF-80 as follows:

Margins/centering: 45/70 (3L, 5L, 8L, 25L, 100L, 40L special delivery), 40/70 (13L, 16L, 35L, 40L, 80L), 50/70 (1L)

Paper freshness: 5/5 (all except 35L), 2/5 (35L)

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5 

Perforations: 10/10

The watermarks and perforations of the stamps in the set are as follows:

Denomination Watermark Direction Perforation
1 Lire sideways 14.2
3 Lire sideways 14.2 x 13.3
5 Lire sideways 14.2
8 Lire sideways 14.2
13 Lire inverted 13.3 x 14.1
16 Lire inverted 13.3 x 14.1
25 Lire upright 14.2
35 Lire inverted 14.2
40 Lire inverted 14.2
100 Lire upright 14.2
40 Lire special delivery inverted 14.2
80 Lire special delivery inverted 14.2

 

For images of the individual stamps and the back of each stamp, please click on "more images".

 

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