Cape of Good Hope #23/67 (SG#29/67) 1d Carmine Red - 1/- Yellow Ochre, 1871-1898 Seated Hope Issues, A Group of 8 Fine and VF Used Stamps

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Eight fine and very fine used stamps from the 1871-1898 Seated Hope keyplate issues, including:

  • 1d carmine red watermark crown CC, no outer frameline.
  • 1d rose red watermark crown CA.
  • 1/2d black, watermarked cabled anchor.
  • 6d bright mauve, watermarked cabled anchor.
  • 3d bright magenta, watermarked cabled anchor.
  • 4d sage green, watermarked cabled anchor.
  • 1/- green, watermarked cabled anchor.
  • 1/- yellow ochre, watermarked cabled anchor.

    Gibbons lists these stamps in fine used for 21.85 pounds, (approx. $43.70).  The stamps offered here grade between 65 and 79 as follows:

    Centering/Margins  40/60, 35/60, 30/60, 44/60

    Paper freshness: 5/5 and 4/5

    Colour: 5/5 

    Impression: 5/5

    Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

    Perforations: 10/10 and 5/10

    Cancellation: 10/10, 8/10 and 6/10