Gambia #12-13 (SG#22-23b) 1/2d Grey Green - 1d Pale Carmine Queen Victoria, 1886-1893 Cameo Issue, Watermarked Crown CA, Comb Perf 14, Fine and VF Mint OG Examples

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Fine and VF mint OG examples of the 1/2d grey green, 1d crimson, 1d aniline crimson and 1d pale carmine Queen Victoria Cameo issue, watermarked crown CA, and comb perf. 14. 

    Gibbons lists these stamps in fine OG for 32 pounds, (approx. $64).  The stamps offered here grade 75, 80, 70 and 72 as follows:

    Centering/Margins: 45/70, 50/80, and 40/70

    Paper freshness: 5/5 and 4/5

    Colour: 5/5

    Impression: 5/5 and 3/5 (a little rubbing on the pale carmine)

    Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

    Perforations: 10/10