Sierra Leone #64/85 (SG#73/94) 1/2d Dull Purple and Green - 6d Dull Purple, King Edward VII, 1903-1905 First and Second Imperium Keyplate Issue, Watermarked Crown CA & Multiple Crown CA, Nine Mostly VF Used Stamps
Nine mostly VF used stamps from the 1903-1905 First and Second King Edward VII Imperium Keyplate issues. The first watermark (crown CA) includes the 1/2d. Then the second watermark (multiple crown CA) includes all the other values here. There are both ordinary and chalky papers for the 1d.
Gibbons lists these stamps in fine for 35 pounds (approx. $70). The stamps offered here grade 77, 80, 80, 78, 75, 79, 78, 73 and 78 as follows:
Centering/Margins 40/60, and 35/60
Paper freshness: 4/5
Colour: 5/5, 4/5 and 3/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Cancellation: 8/10, and 10/10