Lagos #34 5d Dull Mauve and Green Queen Victoria 1887-1902 Bicoloured Keyplate Issue, Two VF OG Mint Examples, Each From a Different Printing

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Two well centered and very fine mint OG examples of the 5d dull mauve and green Queen Victoria stamp from the 1887-1902 Bicoloured Keyplate Issue, each being a slightly different shade, from different printings.  Both are printed with the head plate being a deep mauve, but one stamp has the duty pate printed in a deeper green than the other one.  Gibbons values two fine mint OG examples at 4 pounds (approximately $8). The stamps offered here grade 84 and 80 as follows:

Centering/margins: 54/70 and 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

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