North Borneo SG#68, 72 2c Rose Lake and Black & 5c Vermilion and Black, 1894-1895 Waterlow Pictorial Definitive Issue, Fine and VFOG Examples of the Perf. 14.5-15
Fine and VFOG examples of the 2c black and rose lake and 5c vermilion and black stamps from the 1894-1895 pictorial definitive issue, both perf. 14.5-15. Heavily hinged, as usual for these issues, but with full OG nonetheless.
Gibbons values these stamps at 19.50 pounds for very fine OG = approximately $39. Our estimate for this condition is $25.
The stamps offered here grade between 70 and 75 as follows:
Margins/centering: 40/70, 50/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10, and 5/10