Gold Coast #10 (SG#9) 1/2d Olive Yellow Queen Victoria, 1883 Crown CA Keyplate Issue, Comb Perf. 14, a Fine Used Example
A very fine appearing, but fine used example of the 1/2d olive yellow Queen Victoria stamp from the 1883 Crown CA Keyplate issue. A light diagonal crease in the lower left corner reduces the grade to fine from VF.
Gibbons lists this stamp in fine OG for 85 pounds, (approx. $170). In this condition it should be worth approximately $80-$90. The stamp offered here grades 68 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Adjustment for light crease: -10 points