Gold Coast #77 (SG#81) 2/6d Black and Red on Blue King George V, 1913-1921 Multiple Crown Imperium Keyplate Issue, Two Fine and VF Used Examples of the Die 1, Each a Different Shade
One fine and one VF used examples of the 2/6d black and red on blue paper from the 1913-1921 King George V Multiple Crown CA Imperium Keyplate issue, both being die 1 and printed in completely different colours. One is grey and carmine and the other is grey-black and deep red.
Gibbons lists these stamps in fine used at 26 pounds (approx. $52). The stamps offered here grade 78 and 68 as follows:
Centering/Margins: 40/60 and 30/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5